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TOM CRINGLE'S LOG [TWO VOLUME SET]

By: Scott, Michael

Price: $140.00

Publisher: London, Gibbings & Company, Ltd.: 1894

Order Number: 3983

Condition: Very Good+


Minor wear to extremities. Small waterstains especially to back boards. Former owner's name nicely written on front endpaper; Top edge gilt. Blue boards with gilt decoration and gilt lettering. Illustrations by Frank Brangwyn ; 12mo - 7" to 7½" tall; 397, 415 pages View more info

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TOM CRINGLE'S LOG [TWO VOLUME SET]

By: Scott, Michael

Price: $140.00

Publisher: London, Gibbings & Company, Ltd.: 1894

Order Number: 3985

Condition: Very Good+


Minor wear to extremities. Endpapers a bit browned; Top edge gilt. Blue boards with gilt decoration and gilt lettering. Illustrations by Frank Brangwyn ; 12mo - 7" to 7½" tall; 397, 415 pages View more info

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SAILING ALONE AROUND THE WORLD

By: Slocum, Joshua

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Grosset & Dunlap: 1954

Edition: Reprint

Order Number: 16784

Condition: Very Good+


Light wear to boards. Previous owner's name to front free endpaper; Captain Slocum did indeed sail alone around the world, from 1895 to 1898, but did not receive the recognition he deserved. In 1909, at the age of sixty-five, he again took to the seas in the good ship Spray, but was never heard from again ; 8vo; 294 pages View more info

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THE PASSAGE MAKERS The History of the Black Ball Line of Australian Packets

By: Stammers, Michael K.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Brighton, Teredo Books Ltd.: 1978

Order Number: 13899

ISBN: 090366206x

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Light wear to DJ. Bookseller's sticker to front endpaper; The story of the Liverpool black ball line, partly inspiring the television series The Onedin Line ; B&W Illustrations; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 508 pages View more info

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THE WRECK OF THE DUMARU A Story of Cannibalism in an Open Boat

By: Thomas, Lowell

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, P. F. Collier & Son Corporation: 1930

Order Number: 13768

Condition: Very Good+


Slight wear to extremities; Carrying munitions during WWI, the Dumaru was struck by lightning, igniting the cargo and causing the crew to abandon ship in two lifeboats. One was rescued pretty quickly, but one drifted in the Pacific and soon ran out of water & food; 8vo; 271 pages View more info

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THE FACE OF THE EARTH With Some Hints for Those about to Travel

By: Tomlinson, H. M.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, Bobbs-Merrill: 1950

Order Number: 3861

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


Small open tears to DJ, which have been inexpertly taped. Binding slightly loose in places; Noted editor, author, and journalist Tomlinson writes of the sea, the sea, by the beautiful sea; 8vo; 246 pages View more info

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ALOHA AROUND THE WORLD

By: Voge, Karl

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Putnam: 1922

Order Number: 4088

Condition: Good+


Rubbing to extremities. Hinges cracked ; Around the world on the good ship Aloha; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 274 pages View more info

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DAS MEER Grösster Erdteil Der Welt

By: Wenzel, Hein

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Bern, Kümmerly & Frey: 1961

Order Number: 17693

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


DJ with light edgewear and with several closed tears ; Profusely illustrated; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 188 pages View more info

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ARCTIC ROVINGS Or Adventures of a New Bedford Boy on Sea and Land

By: Weston Hall, Daniel

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, William R. Scott, Inc.: 1968

Order Number: 17680

Condition: Near Fine


Sketches; 8vo; 144 pages View more info

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THE TITANIC TRAGEDY---GOD SPEAKING TO THE NATIONS

By: White, Alma

Price: $170.00

Publisher: Bound Brook, NJ, The Pentecostal Union: 1912

Order Number: 13427

Condition: Very Good


Wear to extremities. Bookplate and (misdated) inscription by previous owner to front endpaper. Binding not tight ; Some feel that disasters such as the San Francisco earthquake or the Titanic sinking is a message of condemnation to 'sinners,' a belief still prevalent today ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 213 pages View more info

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RAVENEAU DE LUSSAN Buccaneer of the Spanish Main and Early French Filibuster of the Pacific

By: Wilbur, Marguerite Eyer

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Cleveland, Arthur H Clark: 1930

Order Number: 4087

Condition: Very Good


Light rubbing to extremities. Hinges started. Binding not tight ; De Lussan was a Frenchman in heavy debt who decided to join the multitudes who were plundering the high seas - these are real pirates, not cartoon caricatures. Get the real story here; 8vo; 303 pages View more info

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VOYAGES OF DISCOVERY Captain Cook and the Exploration of the Pacific

By: Withey, Lynne

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, William Morrow and Company: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 13783

ISBN: 0688051154

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Slight wear to DJ; Captain Cook and the last great age of European sea explorers ; B&W Illustrations; 8vo; 512 pages View more info

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SLOW BOATS HOME

By: Young, Gavin

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London, Hutchinson: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 13780

ISBN: 0091598001

Condition: Very Good


One corner lightly bumped ; The second half of author Young's epic world journey ; B&W Illustrations; 8vo; 442 pages View more info

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GUIDE THROUGH EUROPE Germany, Austria, Hungary, Switzerland, Italy, France, Belgium, Holland, the United Kingdom, Sweden & C.

By: [Anonymous]

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Berlin, J. Hermann Herz: 1912

Order Number: 17678

Condition: Very Good


Usual darkening to pages. First page brittle and detached but present; Profusely illustrated with color and B&W photographs. Fold out map inset. Business advertisements featured throughout; 8vo; 887 pages View more info

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GUIDE THROUGH GERMANY, AUSTRIA-HUNGARY, SWITZERLAND, ITALY, BELGIUM, HOLLAND, FRANCE, AND ENGLAND Souvenir of the North German Lloyd, Bremen

By: [Anonymous]

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Berlin, J. Reichmann & Cantor: 1898

Order Number: 7052

Condition: Very Good+


Two-inch tear page 83. Binding just slightly loose in a couple of spots, but overall a lovely example of an early steamship guide; Numerous illustrations, maps, advertisements, and descriptions make this a fine window into the world of late nineteenth century travel ; B&W Illustrations; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; lv,694,x pages View more info