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Lloyd's Calendar 1947
London, Lloyd's of London, 1946. 1st edition. Hardcover. pp. xxxvi,568.8vo,,Bound in original dark blue buckram with gilt lettering. Boards a bit wrinkled & lightly scuffed; else clean, tight and in very good condition. No internal markings.
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Book number: 9900040160
USD 18.50 [Appr.: EURO 15.75 | £UK 14.5 | JP¥ 1934]
Catalogue: Nautical
Keywords: Merchant shipping;Insurance;Maritime law;;;;;;

 
Okinawa Yacht Club Bulletin Vol. 1 December, 1958 Number 4
Okinawa, Japan, Published by the Club, 1958. pp. 4.4to,,,Contains 'From the Commodore', 'Torii Topics', 'Under the Hatch', 'Around the Club' and several other brief articles, plus several photos of members and their boats, and ads from local businesses. Ill.: black-and-white photographs. 'Scotch' tape residue to inner and rear hinge and past of outer margin. Else unmarked & only lightly worn: very good condition.
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Book number: 9900044113
USD 17.50 [Appr.: EURO 15 | £UK 13.75 | JP¥ 1830]
Catalogue: Nautical
Keywords: Japan;Occupied Japan;Sailing;;;;;; black-and-white photographs

 
River Cruising Atlas: Columbia Snake Willamette
Seattle, WA, Evergreen Pacific Publishing, 1991. pp. 107.Small folio,Coil bound in illustrated card covers. Measures 29 x 43 cms. Ill.: charts. Contents a bit rolled, with some light wear to covers. Charts unmarked. Good plus copy of a scarce chartbook. ISBN 0945265123.
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Book number: 9900040235
USD 75.00 [Appr.: EURO 63.5 | £UK 58.25 | JP¥ 7842]
Catalogue: Nautical
Keywords: Columbia river;Sailing;Cruising guide;;;;;; charts

 
BELL, HELEN G.
Winning the King's Cup A Story of the Spanish Ocean Race
New York, G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1928. Hardcover. 4to. Black and white maps and frontispiece. Light shelfwear, gift inscription to ffep; very good+ in very good dustjacket with chips and short closed tears to edges (protected in brodart sleeve). .
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Book number: 061829
USD 25.00 [Appr.: EURO 21.25 | £UK 19.5 | JP¥ 2614]
Catalogue: Nautical

 
BOWEN, DANA THOMAS
Lore of the Lakes: Told in Story and Picture
Lachine, Quebec, R. E. Publishing, 1969. Ninth printing. Hardcover. 8vo. Bound in green cloth with black lettering to spine & front board. Black and white and colour illustrations and photographs. Light shelfwear, blank pages throughout (missing text from an error in printing); very good in good dust jacket with creases & small closed tears to edges. .
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Book number: 052896
USD 12.00 [Appr.: EURO 10.25 | £UK 9.5 | JP¥ 1255]
Catalogue: Nautical

 
BOWEN, THOMAS DANA
Shipwrecks of the Lakes Told in Story and Picture
Florida, Dana Thomas Bowen, 1952. Hardcover. pp. xv, 368. 8vo. Black and white photographs. Light shelfwear; very good in lightly rubbed, very good- dustjacket. .
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Book number: 062341
USD 10.00 [Appr.: EURO 8.5 | £UK 7.75 | JP¥ 1046]
Catalogue: Nautical

 
BROOKS, KENNETH F.
Run to Leeward
London, Adventurer's Club, 1966. later printing. Hardcover. pp. 192.8vo,,Bds sl soiled, sl musty smell, else vg in scuffed, clipped, g dj. Ill.: Map endpapers. The tale of the voyage the Albatross made through the great storm of 1904.
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Book number: 9900025796
USD 10.00 [Appr.: EURO 8.5 | £UK 7.75 | JP¥ 1046]
Catalogue: Nautical
Keywords: Sailing;Chesapeake Bay;Schooner;;;;;; Map endpapers

 
BULLEN, FRANK T.
The Cruise of the 'Cachalot' Round the World After Sperm Whales
London, Smith, Elder & Co. 1901. 2nd edition. Hardcover. pp. xx, 379.8vo,,Bound in publisher's blue cloth with gilt embossed whale,There is an inscription, in pencil, on the last blank preliminary page before the title page. It reads: 'M. H. Gray - This book was sent by W. G. to Thornhill to be read by J. H. G. Only 50 pages were read to him on the evening of Dec. 11th, 1901 - he had much wanted to read it & enjoyed what he heard. The book was afterwards given to Mr. H. G. by W. G.' At the conclusion of chapter VI (p. 54) there is a pencil note in the same hand: 'Read to J. H. G. on the evening of 11th Dec. 1901 - 'Now I've read you 50 pages & I'll read you 100 tomorrow'. 'Thank thee dear, thou art very kind.'' These inscriptions could be erased, but they are rather charming, and add to the character and distinctiveness of this copy. Ill.: folding map, b&w plates. Spine slant, minor wear to extremities (esp. tips of bds.), light soiling; else in good to just less than vg condition.
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Book number: 9900007863
USD 50.00 [Appr.: EURO 42.25 | £UK 38.75 | JP¥ 5228]
Catalogue: Nautical
Keywords: Whaling;Sailing;Whalers;Sperm whale;Ambergris;;;; folding map, b&w plates

 
CAMPBELL, LYALL
Sable Island Fatal and Fertile Crescent
Hantsport, NS, Lancelot Press, 1994. Paperback. 8vo. Black and white photographs. Very good. .
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Book number: 051637
USD 7.50 [Appr.: EURO 6.5 | £UK 6 | JP¥ 784]
Catalogue: Nautical

 
CHATTERTON, E. KEBLE
The Ship Under Sail
Philadelphia, J. B. Lippincott, ND (1920s). Hardcover. pp. 224.square 8vo,Front hinge a bit weak, bds. sl. scuffed & soiled; else gd+. Ill.: folding plans, b&w photos. Small ink name and address on decorated fep. Some age-toning to margins of contents.
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Book number: 9900028262
USD 15.00 [Appr.: EURO 12.75 | £UK 11.75 | JP¥ 1568]
Catalogue: Nautical
Keywords: Sailing;Naval;Rigging;;;;;; folding plans, b&w photos

 
RUDOLPH CHELMINSKI
Superwreck Amoco Cadiz The Shipwreck That Had to Happen
New York, William Morrow & Co, 1987. First edition. Hardcover. 8vo. Black and white illustrations. Light edgewear, fading to boards and spine; good+ in very good dustjacket (protected in brodart sleeve). .
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Book number: 045538
USD 12.50 [Appr.: EURO 10.75 | £UK 9.75 | JP¥ 1307]
Catalogue: Nautical

 
CHICHESTER, FRANCIS
Along the Clipper Way
London, Hodder & Stoughton, 1967. 5th printing. Hardcover. pp. 257.8vo,,Sl. shelf wear; else vg/nf in torn, taped, scuffed fair/gd dj. Ill.: endpaper maps, maps in text. An anthology of the best accounts describing the nineteenth-century clipper routes to and from Australia.
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Book number: 9900030110
USD 10.00 [Appr.: EURO 8.5 | £UK 7.75 | JP¥ 1046]
Catalogue: Nautical
Keywords: Australia;Clipper ships;Trade Routes;Sailing;Nautical Trade;;;; endpaper maps, maps in text

 
CHICHESTER, SIR FRANCIS
Gipsy Moth Circles the World
London, Hodder & Stoughton, 1967. 1st edition. Hardcover. pp. xvi, 269.8vo,,Sl. rubbed; else vg/vg+ in sl. chipped & scuffed, o/w vg dj. Ill.: color, b&w photos, maps.
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Book number: 9900014055
USD 10.00 [Appr.: EURO 8.5 | £UK 7.75 | JP¥ 1046]
Catalogue: Nautical
Keywords: Sailing;Solo navigation;Circumnavigation;Nautical;Chichester;;;; color, b&w photos, maps

 
CHICHESTER, FRANCIS
The Lonely Sea and the Sky
London, Hodder & Stoughton, 1964. 1st edition. Hardcover. pp. xvii, 352.8vo,,Front bd. bowed, spine sl. sunned; else vg in sl. sunned, gd+ dj. Ill.: maps, b&w photos, plans. A 1965 Reader's Union edition, g/vg in good dj, also available.
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Book number: 9900001425
USD 15.00 [Appr.: EURO 12.75 | £UK 11.75 | JP¥ 1568]
Catalogue: Nautical
Keywords: Sailing;Adventurers;Sailors;Aviators;OSTAR;Sailboat racing;Saliboat races;Sea planes;Aviation maps, b&w photos, plans

 
CLARKE, D. H.
The Blue Water Dream: The Escape-to-the-Sea Syndrome How to Get Away from It All-If You Really Must
New York, David McKay Company, Inc. 1981. Hardcover. pp. 277. 8vo. Light shelfwear, foxing to foredge, else contents clean and unmarked; very good in price-clipped, very good- dustjacket with a few short closed tears and some creasing to edges. .
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Book number: 062453
USD 12.50 [Appr.: EURO 10.75 | £UK 9.75 | JP¥ 1307]
Catalogue: Nautical

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