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Walsh, Jill Paton,
Grace.
NY, Farrar Straus Giroux, (1991). 3rd ptg. G in G DJ ex-library. In 1838 a storm blows a wreck along the Northumbrian coast. Grace & her father brave the frenzied waters & rescue the. passengers clinging to the rocks. As word of her bravery spreads, some call her a hero and others say she did it for the reward. Library markings.
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Book number: BOOKS037979I
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Weightman, Gavin,
The Frozen-Water Trade: a true story.
NY, Hyperion, (2003). 1st ed 1st pt. VG in VG DJ. In 1806 the brig Favorite left Boston harbor bound for the Caribbean island of martinique with a cargo few imagined would. survive the month-long voyage. Packed in hay in the hold were large chunks of ice cut from a frozen Massachusetts lake. The first venture of a young Boston entrepreneur Frederic Tudor who believed he could make a fortune selling ice to people in the tropics.
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Book number: BOOKS037456I
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Westcott, Allen, USNA (retired), Senior Professor, US Naval Academy,
American Sea Power since 1775.
Chicago, Lippincott, (1952). Revised. VG. Operational history of the Navy, covering its work in peace & war, from beginnings to present, in protection & promotion of. our national interest. Blue binding, white & black lettering & decoration. Owner name ft endpaper, edge wear.
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Book number: BOOKS037443I
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Wharton, Donald P., edited by,
In the Trough of the Sea: selected American sea-deliverance narratives, 1610-1766.
Westport, CT, Greenwood Press, (1979). 1st ptg. VG. Makes available for first time a selection of sea-deliverance narratives drawn entirely from U. S. colonial period.
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Book number: BOOKS035816I
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Wharton, Donald P., edited by,
In the Trough of the Sea: selected American sea-deliverance narratives, 1610-1766.
Westport, CT, Greenwood Press, (1979). 1st ptg. VG. Makes available for first time a selection of sea-deliverance narratives drawn entirely from U. S. colonial period.
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Book number: BOOKS035848I
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Whitfield, Peter,
The Charting of the Oceans: ten centuries of maritime maps.
Rohnert Park, CA, Pomegranate Artbooks, (1996). VG in VG DJ. Solving the problem of ocean navigation was an essential prelude to achieving international power. Owner blind stamp.
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Book number: BOOKS031178I
USD 18.00 [Appr.: EURO 17 | £UK 14.5 | JP¥ 2777]
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Wibberley, Leonard,
Hound of the Sea: the story of a racing yacht.
NY, McKay, (1978). 1st PB ed. G PB. Ocean race from Vancouver to Hawaii, deep-water ocean racing at its best. Few dents & sl soil on binding.
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Book number: BOOKS027766I
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Wiley, Jack,
Modifying Fiberglass Boats.
Camden, ME, International Marine Pub Co, (1975). G in G DJ ex-library. Edge wear, back ep removed. 100s of things big & small can be done to stock fiberglass boats to improve them for their owners.
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Book number: BOOKS011642I
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Williams, JEremy Howard,
Offshore Crew, originally published as Crewing for Offshore Racing.
NY, Dodd, Mead, (1979). New edition. VG in VG DJ. How to outfit your crew for racing: seamanship, the latest gear, sail and emergency drills, watchkeeping and when to relax. Summaries of book on front endpaper, owner stamp.
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Book number: BOOKS051027I
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Wilson, Rich,
Racing a Ghost Ship: the incredible journey of Great American II.
NY, Walker & Co, (1996). 1st ptg. VG in VG DJ. Inscribed by author on title page.
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Book number: BOOKS026871I
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Wilstach, Paul,
Hudson River Landings.
NY, Tudor, (1937). VG in G DJ. Pageant of early America with fascinating traditions, superstitions & curious legends of our forefathers. DJ chipped. & sl soil.
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Book number: BOOKS038569I
USD 22.00 [Appr.: EURO 20.75 | £UK 17.75 | JP¥ 3394]
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Wolfe, Reese. Preface by John Jennings,
Yankee Ships - an informal history of the American Merchant Marine.
Indianapolis, Bobbs-Merrill Co, (1953). 1st ed ss. VG. Inscribed by author fep. Crnrs bmpd, sl worn. Bk bd dented. Sp sl worn.
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Book number: BOOKS000578I
USD 45.00 [Appr.: EURO 42.25 | £UK 36.25 | JP¥ 6943]
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Wooldridge, Emily, with Laurence Irving - editor,
The Wreck of the Maid of Athens being the journal of Emily Wooldridge 1869-1870.
NY, Macmillan, 1953. 1st ptg ss. VG. True account of a ship wreck.
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Book number: BOOKS003871I
USD 20.00 [Appr.: EURO 18.75 | £UK 16.25 | JP¥ 3086]
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Wright, Theon in collaboration with Ione Ulrich Sutton,
The Voyage of the Herman.
NY, Hawthorn Books Inc., (1966). 1st ed ss. VG in VG DJ ex lib. Usual ex lib defects. In 1903, the schooner Herman was swept up in a wave onto an atoll with $100 million in treasure.
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Book number: BOOKS001686I
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Wyeth, N. C., edited,
Great Stories of the Sea & Ships.
NY, Galahad Books, (1992). VG in VG DJ. Tales of proud sailing ships from Melvin, Dana & Hugo to the fight of the Monitor and the Merrimac & John Paul Jones' capture. of the Serapis.
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Book number: BOOKS031486I
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