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1 PROGRAM FOR U.S.S. DOHERTY (DE-14) SHIP'S PARTY
[Long Beach, California] 1945 Good + 
Includes a list of officers and crew members. Back has a few stains and scraped. Souvenir program for the ship's party held on Thursday, November 8, 1945 at the Lakewood Country Club, Long Beach, California, 2000 to 0100. Folded leaflet. (8"x5-1/2") G2180 
Price: 12.00 USD
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COLONIAL VESSELS: SOME SEVENTEENTH (17TH) CENTURY SHIP DESIGNS, Baker, William A.
2 Baker, William A. COLONIAL VESSELS: SOME SEVENTEENTH (17TH) CENTURY SHIP DESIGNS
Barre, Massachusetts Barre Publishing Co. 1962 (1st Edition) Cloth Good + good + Jacket 
xii, 164p. Usual library markings, jacket has small chips and tears to edges with bottom corner torn on back flap. "The four craft which make up the major part of the book are the pinnace, the ketch, the shallop and the bark." The scaled plans and pocket attached to the back cover are missing. B&w illustrations. (9-1/4"x6-1/4") H11202 
Price: 24.00 USD
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ALL ABOUT A CONTAINER SHIP, Boer, Friedrich
3 Boer, Friedrich ALL ABOUT A CONTAINER SHIP
Herford, Germany Koehler 1985 3782203658 / 9783782203654 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
112p. Top of page edges have brown spots, jacket edges lightly worn. Gift message on page opposite title page. B&w illustrations and photographs. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. H7735 
Price: 19.00 USD
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THE TITANIC, THE PSYCHIC AND THE SEA, Brown, Rustie; Foreword by Alan Vaughan
4 Brown, Rustie; Foreword by Alan Vaughan THE TITANIC, THE PSYCHIC AND THE SEA
Lomita, California Blue Harbor Press 1981 096052780X / 9780960527809 Hardcover Good + fair Jacket 
xii, 163p. 2nd printing (1982) Signed by Titanic survivor Edwina MacKenzie on front endpaper. Tear on bottom of spine cover, jacket has a huge tear on front that has been tape repaired on inside. Includes bibliography. B&w photographs. (9-1/4"x6-1/4") H12130 
Price: 35.00 USD
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5 Butts, Whitmore S., Captain; Introduction by U.S.S. GREENWICH BAY (AVP-41), WORLD CRUISE, 21 JUNE, 1948 TO 15 OCTOBER, 1948
[Portsmouth, Virginia] [Norfolk Naval Shipyard] 1948 Stapled wraps Good + 
37p. Wraps rubbed with brown spots to front and back, slightly musty. A pictorial and narrative record for the crew of the eastward circumnavigation voyage of this small seaplane tender with stops in Gibraltar, Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Oman, Bahrain, Kuwait, Ceylon, Australia, Samoa, Tahiti, Panama Canal Zone, and Norfolk, Virginia. B&w photographs. (10-1/2"x8") P6611 
Price: 35.00 USD
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Shipwrecks of Southern California, Cardone, Bonnie J. And Patrick Smith
6 Cardone, Bonnie J. And Patrick Smith Shipwrecks of Southern California
Birmingham, Alabama Menasha Ridge Press 1989 0897320956 / 9780897320955 (First Edition) Soft Cover Good+ No Jacket Jacket 
xiv, 201p. Cover creased with corners curled and edges scraped, a few shipwrecks are underlined with a star on title page, a few pages have spots. Includes bibliography. B&w illustrations and photographs. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. P4007 
Price: 19.00 USD
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MY VOYAGE AROUND THE WORLD: A 16TH CENTURY FLORENTINE MERCHANT, Carletti, Francesco; Translated from the Italian by Herbert Weinstock
7 Carletti, Francesco; Translated from the Italian by Herbert Weinstock MY VOYAGE AROUND THE WORLD: A 16TH CENTURY FLORENTINE MERCHANT
New York Pantheon Books; Random House 1964 Hardcover Very good very good Jacket 
[xvi], 270p. 1st printing. Jacket rubbed with spine sunned. "Descriptive journal of a 16th century Florentine merchant, slave-trader and voyager, compiled following his eight year world-circling trip, which began at Spain, in 1594." Jacket design by Guy Fleming. (8-5/8"x5-7/8") H11615 
Price: 35.00 USD
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THE CUTTY SARK AND THE DAYS OF SAIL, Carr, Frank G.G.; Foreword by the Earl Stanhope
8 Carr, Frank G.G.; Foreword by the Earl Stanhope THE CUTTY SARK AND THE DAYS OF SAIL
London Cutty Sark Preservation Society [1954?] Stapled wraps Very good 
24p. Wraps lightly toned on edges. First edition of 10,000 copies. B&w illustrations and photographs. (8"x5-1/4") G2167 
Price: 19.00 USD
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DONALD MCKAY AND THE CLIPPER SHIPS, Chase, Mary Ellen
9 Chase, Mary Ellen DONALD MCKAY AND THE CLIPPER SHIPS
Boston Houghton Mifflin 1959 Cloth Good good Jacket 
183p. Cover corners bumped with wear to edges, price clipped jacket has chips to corners and scrapes to folds. North Star Books, no. 12. B&w illustrations. (8-3/4"x5-7/8") H11836 
Price: 24.00 USD
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10 Churchill, Winston; Foreword by ALL CLEAR AFT: EPISODES AT SEA
London Published for The Seamen's Hospital Society by Cassell & Co. 1936 First Edition Cloth Good No Jacket 
[x], 245p. Cover scraped and corners worn. Short stories of life at sea. (7-5/8"x5") H11477 
Price: 19.00 USD
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11 Colton, Walter DECK AND PORT; OR , INCIDENTS OF A CRUISE IN THE UNITED STATES FRIGATE CONGRESS TO CALIFORNIA WITH SKETCHES OF RIO JANEIRO, VALPARAISO, LIMA, HONOLULU, AND SAN FRANCISCO
New York A.S. Barnes & Co. 1850 Hardcover Good 
408p., 10 leaves of publisher's titles. Pages foxed especially those around the plates, cover corners worn, light pen marginalia and name on title page. Rebound. Issue 2, with map added, four lithograph plates by Sarony & Major. [Howes; C 624] Describes surfing on p. 352 - 353; "Nothing here has amused me more than the surf-sports of the young chiefs. Each takes a smooth board, of some eight feet in length, leads it over the coral shallows far out into the sea, and when a tremendous roller is coming in, jumps upon it, and the roller carries him upon its combing top, with the speed of an arrow, to the shore. A young American, who was among them, not liking to be outdone in a sport which seemed so simple, thought he would try the board and billow. He ventured out a short distance, watched his opportunity, and as the roller came, jumped upon his plank, was capsized, and hove, half strangled onto the beach." No jacket. Four plates of Rio de Janeiro, Valparaiso, Lima, and San Francisco and frontispiece of Commodore R.F. Stockton.(7-3/8"x5") H11204 
Price: 95.00 USD
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AMERICAN MERCHANT SEAMAN'S MANUAL FOR SEAMEN BY SEAMEN, Cornell, Felix M. & Allan C. Hoffman
12 Cornell, Felix M. & Allan C. Hoffman AMERICAN MERCHANT SEAMAN'S MANUAL FOR SEAMEN BY SEAMEN
New York Cornell Maritime Press 1942 Revised Edition Limp cloth Good 
[xxxiv], 670p. Cover creased and corners bumped. B&w illustrations. (7-3/8"x5-1/4") H11751 
Price: 19.00 USD
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13 Freitag, Elsie W. FREIGHTER ADVENTURES
Boston Christopher Publishing House 1942 (1st Edition) Cloth Very good good + Jacket 
92p. Cover corners bumped, jacket has a light stain on front with tears and chips to edges. Author's adventures on two freighter voyages, one in 1938 to South America and the other to Newfoundland-Labrador in 1939. (7-1/2"x5-1/8") H12159 
Price: 45.00 USD
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SONG OF THE SIRENS, Gann, Ernest K.
14 Gann, Ernest K. SONG OF THE SIRENS
New York Simon & Schuster 1968 First Edition Cloth Very good good + Jacket 
318p. 1st printing. Cover edges lightly worn, tears to edges and chips to top and bottom of spine. Jacket design by Paul Bacon. (9-1/2"x6-1/2") H11759 
Price: 29.00 USD
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THE WATERS OF THE SEA, Groen, P.
15 Groen, P. THE WATERS OF THE SEA
Princeton, New Jersey D. Van Nostrand Co. 1967 (1st U.S. Edition) Cloth Very Good good + Jacket 
xiv, 328p. Rubbed jacket has chips and small tears to edges and scrapes on folds with sunned spine. B&w illustrations and photographs. 8vo over 7" 9" tall. H10386 
Price: 19.00 USD
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SHELLS OF JAPAN  (HOIKUSHA'S COLOR BOOK, NO. 25), Habe, Tadashige; Translated by T.I. Elliott
16 Habe, Tadashige; Translated by T.I. Elliott SHELLS OF JAPAN (HOIKUSHA'S COLOR BOOK, NO. 25)
Osaka, Japan Hoikusha Publishing Co. 1971 First Edition Softcover w/plastic jacket Very good 
[140p.], 2 leaves of Hoikusha Color Book titles. B&w and color photographs. (5-7/8"x4-1/8") P6489 
Price: 19.00 USD
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SHIPS OF THE UNITED STATES NAVY AND THEIR SPONSORS, 1913-1923, Hall, Anne Martin & Edith Wallace Benham; Compiled by
17 Hall, Anne Martin & Edith Wallace Benham; Compiled by SHIPS OF THE UNITED STATES NAVY AND THEIR SPONSORS, 1913-1923
Norwood, Massachusetts Privately Printed; The Plimpton Press 1925 Cloth Very Good No Jacket 
xx, 320p. Cover corners lightly worn. "This volume is supplementary of 'Ships of the United States Navy and Their Sponsors, 1797-1913," [...with] all obtainable facts relating to the launching and naming of the fighting craft of our Navy." 49 leaves of b&w photo plates and frontispiece. (9-1/2"x6-1/4") H10953 
Price: 45.00 USD
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SEAFOOD SHIPS, Hardy, A.C.
18 Hardy, A.C. SEAFOOD SHIPS
London Crosby Lockwood & Son Ltd. 1947 (1st Edition) Hardcover Very Good good + Jacket 
248p. Cover corners lightly worn, price clipped jacket has small tears and chips to edges. Describes the design and equipment of trawlers, trawler-drifters, drifters, seine setters, purse seiners, whalers, and factory ships. Includes bibliography. B&w illustrations and photographs and 6 leaves of b&w photo plates. Foldout table of western European types of ships. 8vo over 7" 9" tall. H10353 
Price: 35.00 USD
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CARGO DEADWEIGHT DISTRIBUTION, Heuvelmans, Martin
19 Heuvelmans, Martin CARGO DEADWEIGHT DISTRIBUTION
New York Cornell Maritime Press 1945 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Good Jacket 
96p. Property stamps on front endpaper, chips to jacket spine. B&w photographs and illustrations. 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall. H1864 
Price: 19.00 USD
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LONGLINE (LONG LINE) & PURSE SEINE SAFETY HANDBOOK, John Sabella & Associates
20 John Sabella & Associates LONGLINE (LONG LINE) & PURSE SEINE SAFETY HANDBOOK
Seattle Fishing Vessel Owner's Association & Marine Safety Reserve 1989 Soft Cover Good 
88p. Cover creased with edges worn. B&w photographs. 8vo over 7" 9" tall. P5956 
Price: 19.00 USD
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