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PROGRAM FOR U.S.S. DOHERTY (DE-14) SHIP'S PARTY

By: N/A

Price: $12.00

Publisher: [Long Beach, California], 1945

Seller ID: G2180

Condition: 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") View more info

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ALL ABOUT A CONTAINER SHIP

By: Boer, Friedrich

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Herford, Germany, Koehler: 1985

Seller ID: H7735

ISBN: 3782203658

Condition: Very Good


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 9¾" - 12" tall. View more info

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THE ABALONES OF CALIFORNIA

By: Bonnot, Paul

Price: $19.00

Publisher: [Sacramento], California Fish and Game: (1951)

Seller ID: P6939

Condition: Very good


[29p.] Wraps lightly creased. Includes bibliographical references. Reprint from California Fish and Game, October, 1948, vol. 34, no. 4. B&w illustrations and photographs and color photographs. (9"x6") View more info

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THE CUTTY SARK AND THE DAYS OF SAIL

By: Carr, Frank G.G.; Foreword by the Earl Stanhope

Price: $19.00

Publisher: London, Cutty Sark Preservation Society: [1954?]

Seller ID: G2167

Condition: Very good


24p. Wraps lightly toned on edges. First edition of 10,000 copies. B&w illustrations and photographs. (8"x5-1/4") View more info

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DONALD MCKAY AND THE CLIPPER SHIPS

By: Chase, Mary Ellen

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin: 1959

Seller ID: H11836

Condition: Good


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") View more info

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ALL CLEAR AFT: EPISODES AT SEA

By: Churchill, Winston; Foreword by

Price: $19.00

Publisher: London, Published for The Seamen's Hospital Society by Cassell & Co.: 1936

Edition: First

Seller ID: H11477

Condition: Good


[x], 245p. Cover scraped and corners worn. Short stories of life at sea. B&w illustrations. (7-5/8"x5") View more info

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

By: Colton, Walter

Price: $95.00

Publisher: New York, A.S. Barnes & Co.: 1850

Seller ID: H11204

Condition: 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. [Cowen; p.137 and 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 in... View more info

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FREIGHTER ADVENTURES

By: Freitag, Elsie W.

Price: $39.00

Publisher: Boston, Christopher Publishing House: 1942

Edition: First

Seller ID: H12159

Condition: Very good


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") View more info

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SHELLS OF JAPAN (HOIKUSHA'S COLOR BOOK, NO. 25)

By: Habe, Tadashige; Translated by T.I. Elliott

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Osaka, Japan, Hoikusha Publishing Co.: 1971

Edition: First

Seller ID: P6489

Condition: Very good


[140p.], 2 leaves of Hoikusha Color Book titles. B&w and color photographs. (5-7/8"x4-1/8") View more info

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SEAFOOD SHIPS

By: Hardy, A.C.

Price: $29.00

Publisher: London, Crosby Lockwood & Son Ltd.: 1947

Edition: First

Seller ID: H10353

Condition: Very Good


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. (8-7/8"x5-5/8") View more info

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CARGO DEADWEIGHT DISTRIBUTION

By: Heuvelmans, Martin

Price: $19.00

Publisher: New York, Cornell Maritime Press: 1945

Edition: First

Seller ID: H1864

Condition: Very Good


96p. Property stamps on front endpaper, chips to jacket spine. B&w photographs and illustrations. (7-1/2"x5-1/4") View more info

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PIRACY WAS A BUSINESS

By: Karraker, Cyrus H.

Price: $29.00

Publisher: Rindge, New Hampshire, Richard R. Smith Publisher: 1953

Edition: First

Seller ID: H7927

Condition: Very Good+


244p. Cover corners bumped, jacket has 2" tear at top of back flap fold that has creased the back top edge, jacket spine sunned with additional smaller tears and chips to edges. Explores the collusion between pirates, merchants, and politicians. Includes bibliography. B&w illustrations and maps. (8-3/4"x5-3/4") View more info

HARBOR NIGHTS

By: Klemmer, Harvey

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, J.B. Lippincott Co.: 1937

Seller ID: H592

Condition: Good+


338p. Book plate on page opposite title page, former owner's stamp on title page, cover spine sunned with light edge wear and back cover cloth bubbled. Sailor's adventures at sea and in port during the 20th century between the world wars. (8-1/4"x5-5/8") View more info

SOUVENIR ENTERTAINMENT PROGRAMME OF THE S.S. "CITY OF LOS ANGELES," VOYAGE 108 EN ROUTE HONOLULU TO LOS ANGELES

By: Los Angeles Steamship Co.

Price: $19.00

Publisher: [Honolulu], Los Angeles Steamship Co.: 1931

Seller ID: G2178

Condition: Good +


Cover edges chipped and flap torn. Entertainment scheduled for September 28 - October 1, 1931 with lists of committees and staff. No. 10. Folded leaflet. Color illustrations. (8-5/8"x6") View more info

SOUVENIR LUNCHEON MENU OF THE ALL DAY CRUISE ON THE S.S. "CITY OF LOS ANGELES" (COVER TITLE: LOS ANGELES - HAWAII)

By: Los Angeles Steamship Co.

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Los Angeles, Los Angeles Steamship Co.: 1930

Seller ID: G2179

Condition: Good +


Hole punched through, corners creased with light horizontal creases as if prepared to mail. "In honor of the National Foreign Tread Council. Saturday, May 24th, 1930." Designed to fold, seal, address, and mail "to your friends ashore." Folded leaflet. Color illustrations. (8-5/8"x6") View more info

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HARPOON VENTURE

By: Maxwell, Gavin

Price: $19.00

Publisher: New York, Viking Press: 1952

Seller ID: H11228

Condition: Very good


xvi, 304p. Black spots on back cover, jacket has a few 1" tears and smaller tears and chips to edges. From the Hebrides island of Soay, Maxwell hunts the basking shark. Jacket design by Robert Hallock. B&w illustrations and 16 leaves of b&w photo plates. (8-1/2"x5-3/4") View more info

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IN GREAT WATERS: MEMOIRS OF A MASTER MARINER

By: McNeil, S.G.S. (Samuel Giles Spencer)

Price: $19.00

Publisher: New York, Harcourt, Brace & Co.: 1932

Edition: First

Seller ID: H11448

Condition: Good


328p. 1st printing. Endpapers toned, cover has brown spots. B&w illustrations and 15 b&w photo plates and frontispiece. (8-3/4"x5-7/8") View more info

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MARY IN COMMAND

By: Merrell, Leigh

Price: $29.00

Publisher: New York, Thomas Nelson and Sons: 1956

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: H3033

Condition: Very Good


191p. 2nd printing. (1957) Signed by author on front endpaper. Page edges and cover edges are soiled, jacket rubbed with chips to edges and small hole on front cover. Based on "two actual voyages of the Neptune's Car and on the lives of her captain and his wife." Jacket design by E. Harper Johnson. (8-1/4"x5-5/8") View more info

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PACIFIC LUMBER SHIPS

By: Newell, Gordon & Joe Williamson

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Seattle, Superior Publishing: 1960

Edition: First

Seller ID: H11869

Condition: Very good


192p. Cover corners bumped, notation on jacket front, chips and tears to jacket edges with large chip on spine bottom and scrapes to folds. B&w photographs. (10-3/4"x8-1/2") View more info

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SUROVE GODINE

By: Novakovi , Hrvoje (Novakovic, Hrvoje)

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Rijeka, Croatia, Self-published: 1975

Seller ID: P6313

Condition: Good +


198p. Cover rubbed with edges scraped. Recollections of this Croatian seaman's adventures in the first half of the 20th century. Text in Croatian. Scarce. (8"x5") View more info