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Quinn, William P.,
Shipwrecks along the Atlantic Coast: a chronology of maritime accidents and disasters from Maine to Florida.
Orleans, MA, Parnassus Imprints, (1988). 1st ed. VG in VG DJ. Historic archives record thousands of maritime disasters along the Atlantic coastline beginning in 1492 when Columbus wrecked. one of his ships in the Caribbean.
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Book number: BOOKS043706I
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Quinn, William P.,
Shipwrecks around New England: a chronology of marine accidents and disasters from Grand Manan to Sandy Hook.
Orleans, MA, Lower Cape Pub Co, (1979). 1st ed 4th ptg. VG lg sz PB. The first maritime accident in New England was probably nevered entered in the record books. It may have been on of the early. Norse explorers stranded on the Shoals near Nantucket or driven by a storm onto the rocky coasts of Maine or Rhode Island. Since the mid-1600s the annals show that thousands of vessels have been wrecked on the New England coastline.
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Book number: BOOKS044862I
USD 21.00 [Appr.: EURO 19.5 | £UK 16.75 | JP¥ 3152]
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Rankin, Claire,
The Tall Voyagers: the story of Barney Burnett.
Los Angeles, Ward Ritchie Press, (1965). VG in G DJ. Story of a real sailor, Capt. Barney Burnett, aboard the four-masted bark Astral. The ship is smashed and dismasted. at Cape Horn. The crew laboriously clear away the wreckage, rerig the shattered masts, and sail on to San Francisco through the teeth of the gale. Owner name ft flyleaf, DJ chipped.
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Book number: BOOKS047327I
USD 18.00 [Appr.: EURO 16.75 | £UK 14.5 | JP¥ 2702]
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Rappleyea, Geo. W., Ph.D., LL.D., Director of Boat Operations,
Navigation Wrinkles for Combat Motor Boats.
New Orleans, LA, Higgins Industries, (1944). 2nd ed. VG in G DJ. Higgins company turned out PTs, landing boats & other vehicles and implements of war. Interesting pictorial on endpapers. showing Higgins company in operation during the WWII war effort. Owner name, DJ edge wear and tanning.
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Book number: BOOKS051011I
USD 35.00 [Appr.: EURO 32.5 | £UK 27.75 | JP¥ 5253]
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Ratsey, Ernest A. & W. H. de Fontaine,
Yacht Sails Their Care & Handling.
NY, Norton, (1948). G. Blue binding, spine fading, gilt lettering on spine, owner name stamp top fore-edge.
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Book number: BOOKS039849I
USD 10.00 [Appr.: EURO 9.25 | £UK 8 | JP¥ 1501]
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Richardson, John M., foreword by Ben Ames Williams,
Steamboat Lore of the Penobscot: an informal story of steamboataing in Maine's Penobscot region.
Augusta, Kennebec Journal Print Shop, (1941). VG. Inscribed by author. Rise and fall of steam navigation in Penobscot River and its two bays. Laid in front DJ flap. Starting from its earliest beginnings and carrying thrugh to the last melancholy sailing of one of the great white flyers on which the author was the sole passenger. Views each of the 100 odd steamers that built the history of the Penobscot region, her successes, faillures, virtues, vices, tragedies and humorous escapades. "The tang of the sea in every line.".
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Book number: BOOKS047203I
USD 40.00 [Appr.: EURO 37 | £UK 31.75 | JP¥ 6004]
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Rigg, J. Linton,
Bahama Islands.
Princeton, NJ, Van Nostrand, (1959). 3rd ed. VG. Very specific directions for all the areas of the Bahamas for boats. Turquoise binding.
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Book number: BOOKS039846I
USD 12.00 [Appr.: EURO 11.25 | £UK 9.75 | JP¥ 1801]
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Robberson, Elbert,
Small Boat Mechanics Handbook.
NY, Van Nostrand, (1956). VG.
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Book number: BOOKS019084I
USD 14.00 [Appr.: EURO 13 | £UK 11.25 | JP¥ 2101]
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Ruhlman, Michael,
Wooden Boats: in pursuit of the purcraft craft at an American boatyard.
NY, Viking, (2001). 1st PB ed. VG lg sz PB. Intimate portrait of passions pursued by those who forswear the rat race of modern life to live and breath the fragrance of. fine timber, salt water, and the indescribable beauty and power of the most sensuous sea-going shapes every devised by mortals: Jon Wilson, Founder and Editor in Chief, WoodenBoat Magazine. Owner inscription front endpaper.
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Book number: BOOKS051833I
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Ruhlman, Michael,
Wooden Boats: in pursuit of the perfect craft at an American boatyard.
NY, Viking, (2001). 1st ptg. VG in VG DJ. Wooden boats evoke passion, adortion, love, anger, awe, with a power that far exceeds their actual worth and intended function. The author sets off to Martha's Vineyard, the location of a renowned boatyard, to find out how and why wooden boats have captured the popular imagination. Remainder mark.
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Book number: BOOKS053245I
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Saltonstall, William G.,
Ports of Piscataqua: soundings in the maritime history of the Portsmouth, NH Customs District etc..
Cambridge, MA, Harvard Univ Press, 1941. Fair. Tan binding, brown spine. Cover dampstained, pages sl rumpled, owner name ft endpaper. The author has delighted in historical eavesdropping by reading other people's letters, listening to their depositions, culling their deeds and wills, account-books and diaries, log-books and contracts, almost to live their lives, and found their original language much spicier than any later paraphrasing.
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Book number: BOOKS042027I
USD 24.00 [Appr.: EURO 22.25 | £UK 19.25 | JP¥ 3602]
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SAunders, A. E.,
Small Craft Pilotiing & Coastal Navigation.
NY, Van Nostrand Reinhold, (1982). 1st ptg. VG in VG DJ. Extensive illustrations and charts to help the reader fully grasp the principles of navigation and understand the. consequences of not knowing. Owner stamp.
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Book number: BOOKS051017I
USD 11.00 [Appr.: EURO 10.25 | £UK 8.75 | JP¥ 1651]
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Schlereth, Hewitt,
Commonsense Coastal Navigation.
NY, Norton, (1982). 1st ed 1st ptg. VG in G DJ. The basics plus intriguing short cuts. Summaries of book pasted to endpapers and flyleaf, owner stamp. Navigation by. day, at night, in fog.
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Book number: BOOKS051019I
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Scott, T. H.,
The Book about Ships.
London, Warne, (1935). G. Red pictorial binding, map on endpapers, binding faded on one side, shaken.
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Book number: BOOKS035761I
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Shaw, David W.,
Daring the Sea: the true story of the first men to row across the Atlantic Ocean.
NJ, Birch Lane, (1998). 1st ptg. VG in VG DJ. Incredible & nearly fatal row across the Atlantic in an 18 ft boat with no sail, no engine, not even a rudder for 3,000 miles. Remainder mark.
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Book number: BOOKS032758I
USD 12.00 [Appr.: EURO 11.25 | £UK 9.75 | JP¥ 1801]
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