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Gipsy Moth Circles the World

By: Chichester, Sir Francis

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Coward McCann, Inc.: 1968

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 000749


Illustrated throughout with maps, line drawings, and photographs in full color and b&w. Copyright page states "FIRST AMERICAN EDITION", has BMOC dimple on rear board, and Book-of-the-Month Club Selection slug on front flap of dust jacket. Light bumping to spine, smudging at top corner of ffep, light foxing to bottom page edge; otherwise, lovely, clean, fairly tight copy. Dust jacket mildly chipped along edges, heavier at head and heel of spine; now in protecti... View more info

Shipwrecks of the Revolutionary & Napoleonic Eras

By: Grocott, Terence

Price: $40.00

Publisher: London, Chatham Publishing: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000068


430 pp., including appendices, glossary, bibliography, and index. Comprehensive account of every British shipwreck reported between 1793-1815. View more info

My Old Man and the Sea: A Father and Son Sail Around Cape Horn

By: Hays, David & Daniel Hays

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Chapel Hill, NC, U.S.A., Algonquin Books: 1995

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 000599


4th Printing. Nice tight, clean copy with illustrated endpapers; appears unread. Dust jacket has some very faint rubbing/scratches. Includes an appendix with sample log entries and ship's diagrams. View more info

The Perfect Storm: A True Story of Men Against the Sea

By: Junger, Sebastian

Price: $4.50

Publisher: New York, NY, HarperPaperbacks: 1998

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 001146


Pre-movie publication with "new" afterword by the author. Spine smooth; moderate shelf wear, rubbing, creasing to covers. View more info

Clipper Ships and Their Makers

By: Laing, Alexander

Price: $60.00

Publisher: New York, NY, G.P. Putnam's Sons: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000067


220 pp. with index. Corners very slightly bumped and rubbed, and minimal rubbing to bottom and top edges; previous owner's signature, date and a temperature reading (!) in red ink on front endpage; tape marks from dust jacket being taped down to endpages; pages are crisp, clean and tightly bound. Dust jacket shows chipping and several small tears along top and bottom edges, is a little soiled and shows tape marks. History of the era of the American Clipper Ship, 1847-... View more info

Ship Ashore! : The U. S. Lifesavers of Coastal North Carolina

By: Mobley, Joe A.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Raleigh, NC, North Carolina Division of Archives & History: 1996

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 000687


Contains numerous b&w photos; bibliography & index. Smooth, straight spine; very minimal shelf wear; previous owner's address label affixed to inside front cover. View more info