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Jerome, Christine,
An Adirondack Passage: the cruise of the canoe Sairy Gamp.
NY, Harper, (1995). VG PB. "I like the idea that a few harried working people will pick up this book, obtain the notion that one can simply take off on a. wacky canoe trip in imitation of an obscure writer/camper extraordinaire from the late 1800s, take the four weeks of vacation due and skip town." Los Angeles Times "I have never read any other writing that conveys the sensations of the paddler so vividly." Paul Jamieson, editor of The Adirondack Reader, author of Adirondack Pilgrimage.
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Book number: BOOKS045289I
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Jerome, Christine,
An Adirondack Passage: the cruise of the canoe Sairy Gamp.
NY, Harper, (1994). 1st ed. VG in VG DJ. "I like the idea that a few harried working people will pick up this book, obtain the notion that one can simply take off on a. wacky canoe trip in imitation of an obscure writer/camper extraordinaire from the late 1800s, take the four weeks of vacation due and skip town." Los Angeles Times "I have never read any other writing that conveys the sensations of the paddler so vividly." Paul Jamieson, editor of The Adirondack Reader, author of Adirondack Pilgrimage.
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Book number: BOOKS052177I
USD 16.00 [Appr.: EURO 15 | £UK 13 | JP 2469]
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Johnson, Don, edited by Julius M. Wilensky,
Cruising Guide to Maine: volume I: Kittery to Rockland.
Stamford, CT, Westscott Cove Pub Co, (1986). 1st ed. VG spiral bound PB. Charts to locate points of interest afloat and ashore, tidal currents, foraging, cruising, chartering. Map included. Owner stamp ft endpaper.
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Book number: BOOKS050163I
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Jones, Stephen,
Drifting being the author's account of his voyages in dooryards, alleys, bayous, millraces etc.
NY, Macmillan, (1971). 1st ptg. VG in G DJ. DJ edge wear, creased.
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Book number: BOOKS018662I
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Jones, Tristan, foreword by John Hemming,
The Incredible Voyage: a personal odyssey.
Kansas City, MO, Sheed Andrews & McMeel, (1977). 3rd ptg. VG in G DJ. Jones sailed a small craft on the lowest body of water, the Dead Sea in Israel, & the highest Lake Titicaca in the Andes. DJ edge wear.
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Book number: BOOKS018892I
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Jones, Tristan,
Outward Leg.
NY, Quill/Morrow, (1985). 1st ptg thus. G lg sz PB. Welsh sailor triumphs over sickness to sail halfway around the world from North Sea to Black Sea in a 36 foot trimaran. A rumbustious, sometimes very funny account of a 2,307 voyage single-handed by a one-legged sailor of incredible drive & determination goes behind the Iron Curtain amid near collisions, encounters with menacing border guards & customs clerks. Ft cover creased, some edge soil.
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Book number: BOOKS039877I
USD 8.00 [Appr.: EURO 7.5 | £UK 6.5 | JP 1234]
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Junger, Sebastian,
The Perfect Storm: a true story of men against the sea.
NY, Norton, (1997). 31st ptg. VG in VG DJ. The storm of the century with waves over 100 ft high, a tempest created by a rare combination of factors in October, 1991. Owner name ft endpaper.
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Book number: BOOKS043220I
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Kemble, John Haskell,
San Francisco Bay: a pictorial maritime history.
NY, Bonanza, (1957). VG in VG DJ. San Francisco is the largest and most important harbor on the Pacific Coast and easily ranks as one of the great ports of. the world. DJ edge wear.
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Book number: BOOKS048937I
USD 14.00 [Appr.: EURO 13.25 | £UK 11.25 | JP 2160]
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Kiesling, Stephen,
Walking the Plank: a true adventure among pirates.
Ashland, OR, Nordic Knight Press, (1994). 1st ptg. VG PB. Inscribed by the author. The story had everything: Walter Cronkite, Wall Street financing, John Kennedy Jr as first mate.
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Book number: BOOKS001572I
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Kinder, Gary,
Ship of Gold in the Deep Blue Sea.
NY, Atlantic Monthly Press, (1998). 1st ed 1st ptg. VG in VG DJ. In 1837 the side-wheel steamer SS Central America carrying nearly 500 passengers returning from the California Gold Rush. foundered in a hurricane and sank 200 miles off the Carolina coast. 400 died and 21 tons of gold were lost. In the 1980s a young engineer set out to establish a working presence on the deep-ocean floor and open it to science and the SS Central America became the target of his project. He recovered what had been lost under water for 130 years. Laid in ad with photo of Kinder and notice of his booksigning. Owner name ft endpaper.
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Book number: BOOKS046428I
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Knight, Austin M., late Rear Admiral, U.S. Navy,
Modern Seamanship.
NY, Van Nostrand, (1944). 10th ed Revisd. G. Rewritten by the Officers of the Dept of Seamanship and Navigation, U.S. Naval Academy, Annapolis, MD. Two nicks to spine, edge wear, binding has wear.
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Book number: BOOKS044124I
USD 18.00 [Appr.: EURO 17 | £UK 14.5 | JP 2777]
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Konig, Captain Paul,
Voyage of the Deutschland: the first merchant submarine.
NY, Hearst International Library, 1916. VG. Laid in photo of author with his photo "with compliments". Pictorial rust-colored binding showing a ship. Germany began a merchant vessel for commerce with the U.S. before it came into the war.
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Book number: BOOKS045995I
USD 95.00 [Appr.: EURO 89 | £UK 76.25 | JP 14658]
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Kvarning, Lars Ake and Bengt Ohralius,
The Swedish Warship Wasa.
Hampshire, England, Macmillan, (1994). 4th ptg. VG lg sz PB. Laid in diagram of Wasa Museum. Wasa was a Swedish man-of-war with 64 guns that sank on hits maiden voyage in 1628 while still. inside Stockholm harbor. She was raised in 1961 and is now on exhibition in Stockholm.
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Book number: BOOKS045076I
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Commissioner of Navigation to the Secretary of Commerce and Labor,
Annual Report 1906, 1907, 1908.
Washington, Govt Ptg Office, 1906, 07, 08. 2 VG HBs (1906 & 1907) and one fair PB (1908). Hardbacks have maroon binding, gilt lettering on spine (rubbed), PB fading at edges, backstrap missing, edge creases.
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Book number: BOOKS049204I
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Lee, E.C.B., & Kenneth Lee,
Safety and Survival at Sea.
NY, Giniger/Norton, (1971). BCE. VG in VG DJ. More British seamen died in WWII from exposure than from direct enemy action. Yet some in adverse conditions survived. Anthology of first person account of man's ability, or inability, to survive at sea. DJ sl edge wear.
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Book number: BOOKS039856I
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