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Swanson, W. E., Master Shipfitter,
Modern Shipfitter's Handbook.
NY, Cornell Maritime Press, 1940. Fair. Laid in diagram of midship section showing frames, floors and deck beam construction, many pull-out diagrams. Photos of. SS America, photo of America showing superstructure nearing completion, stern where brackets are welded to the rudder to hold working stages, photos of its main deck, etc. Photo of oxygen breathing apparatus on a man who is also carrying a flame safety lamp, 3 photos of someone being given artificial respiration, tables of weight of flat rolled steel and ship building bulb angles, many other detailed diagrams of shipbuilding. Dark stain toward center of book. Brown flexible covers, gilt lettering rubbed, owner initial on ft flyleaf.
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Book number: BOOKS050526I
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Talcott, Dudley Vaill,
Report of the Company.
NY, Random, 1936. 2nd printing. VG. Owner's name & date fep. Spine somewhat browned. Browning on inner hinges. Dealers in seal skins, polar bears, walrus tusks.
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Book number: BOOKS004069I
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Textor, Ken,
Innocents Afloat: close encounters with sailors, boats and places from Maine to Florida.
Dobbs Ferry, NY, Sheridan House, (1993). VG PB. While living and working afloat between Maine and the Caribbean, the author comes across quite a collection of. characters, a disgruntled Wall Streeter, a newlywed couple who try to anchor under sail in Cape May, New Jersey, and have to be rescued Dunkirk style, etc. An insight into the main reason for going to sea: the people and their boats, dreams and schemes, their exuberant adventures. Yellow pictorial binding.
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Book number: BOOKS048035I
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Thomas, Gordon & Max Morgan Witts,
Voyage of the Damned.
NY, Stein & Day, (1974). VG. From the recollections of survivors of the voyage of the S. S. St. Louis in 1939 where Jews were forbidden entrance to Cuba.
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Book number: BOOKS012852I
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Toghill, Jeff,
The Yachtsman's Navigation Manual.
Clinton Corners, NY, John de Graff, (1975). 1st ptg. VG. An emphasis on application with a minimum of theory. Summary of book pasted to endpaper, owner stamp.
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Book number: BOOKS051020I
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Tredree, H. L.,
The Strange Ordeal of the Normandier.
Boston, Little Brown, (1958). 1st Amer ed ss. VG. Spine sunned. Owner's name ft ep. True story by survivor (wireless operator) of a disaster at sea of an old tramp ship.
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Book number: BOOKS003609I
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State Street Trust,
Some Ships of the Clipper Ship Era.
Boston, MA, State Street Trust, (1913). Fair ex-libary. Glance at an interesting phase of the American Merchant Marine. Damp stain covers, stamp on title page, library markings.
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Book number: BOOKS055581I
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Turner, Ted and Gary Jobson,
The Racing Edge: sailing strategies & tactics.
NY, Rutledge/Simon & Schuster, (1979). 1st ed ss. VG in VG DJ. Partially removed label over price ft DJ flp. Turner, winner of America's Cup, & Jobson, head sailing coach Naval Academy.
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Book number: BOOKS005403I
USD 15.00 [Appr.: EURO 14.25 | £UK 12.25 | JP¥ 2314]
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Upton, Joe,
Amaretto.
Camden, ME, International Marine Pub Co, (1986). VG in VG DJ. Upton bought and rebuilt the sardine carrier Amaretto in hopes of finding a livelihood. He found a fishery and a way of life. harsh and cutthroat but also imbued with a sense of tradition, continuity and grace.
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Book number: BOOKS039897I
USD 35.00 [Appr.: EURO 33 | £UK 28.25 | JP¥ 5400]
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Upton, Joe,
Amaretto.
Camden, ME, Intl Marine Pub Co, (1986). 1st ed. VG in VG DJ. In summer and in autumn, in the black of night, great schools of herring sometimes move into remote coves along the Maine. coast, and if conditions are right a few men can control such a school with a doryload of net. It could mean the difference between barely getting by and modest wintertime prosperity for an island community.
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Book number: BOOKS048687I
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Villiers, A. J.,
By Way of Cape Horn.
NY, Holt, (1930). 1st ptg. G ex-library. Account of last tall ship 138-day voyage from Australia to England in 1939 Grain Race. Edge wear, library markings.
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Book number: BOOKS034967I
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Villiers, Capt. Alan,
Men Ships and the Sea.
Washington, D.C., National Geographic Society, (1973). New edition. VG in VG DJ.
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Book number: BOOKS008180I
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Villiers, Alan,
Posted Missing: the story of ships lost without trace in recent years.
NY, Scribner, (1956). G ex-library. Withdrawn stamp on bottom fore-edge, back endpaper missing.
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Book number: BOOKS024236I
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Wagner, Susan Foote,
The Sailing Adventures of La Boataique from Lake Erie to New Zealand.
Vermilion, OH, La Boatique Press, (2002). VG lg sz PB. Inscribed by author.
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Book number: BOOKS046544I
USD 22.00 [Appr.: EURO 20.75 | £UK 17.75 | JP¥ 3394]
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Wainer, Nora Roberts,
Waterway Journey: the voyage of Nora's Ark.
NY, Funk & Wagnalls, (1968). VG in VG DJ. Nora and her husband build a trimaran, learned to sail it and traveled from Connecticut to Florida along the Inland Waterway. DJ price clipped & edge wear.
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Book number: BOOKS042339I
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