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Jack Aubrey Novels - Five Volumes - Master and Commander, Post Captain, H.M.S. Surprise, Desolation Island, The Mauritius Command

By O'BRIAN, Patrick

UK: Folio Society, 2008. Five matching volumes in separate matching slipcases. Bound in matching blue illustrated cloth, stamped in gold and white. Great production -- five "unread" copies. . First Edition Thus. Hard Cover. Fine/No Jacket - As Published. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$255.00

The Golden Ocean
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The Golden Ocean

By O'BRIAN, Patrick

New York, NY, U.S.A.: John Day, 1957. Previous owner's inscription to front free endpaper. Bound in yellow weaved cloth, stamped in blue. Dust jacket shows three tiny (< 1/4" ) chips to bottom edge. Overall, an unusually nice copy of this first U.S. edition of this early novel of the sea by O'Brian. A pre-cursor to the Aubrey/Maturin series of books. First Edition stated on copyright page, and the dust jacket maintains the original price of $3.75. 316 pp. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good ++.

$450.00

Desolation Island: A Jack Aubrey Story
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Desolation Island: A Jack Aubrey Story

By O'BRIAN, Patrick

NY: Stein & Day Pub, 1979. Bound in black cloth and blue boards, stamped in gold. Housed in a colorful, nautical dust jacket. The first edition of this, the fifth Jack Aubrey book. Uncommon in this protected condition. 276 pp.. First U.S.Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.

$160.00

Arctic Cruise of the Revenue Steamer Corwin 1881 - Notes and Observations

By Various Authors

Washington D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1883. Bound in brown cloth with gold stamping. Ex-university library but uncirculated with few marks. Inscription and collegiate stamps on first two pages. Some minor staiining to bottom edge of a few pages. Many plates throughout book protected by tissue paper. 120 pp.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$125.00

The Official Self-Guiding Souvenir Tour Guide Book for the USS Lexington Museum on the Bay

By ARNHART, Roger

Houston: TGI, 2006. Sprial bound in stiff glossy wraps. A colorful 74 pp. guide book in oblong 8vo format. Beautiful color photographs throughout. . First Edition. Soft Cover. VG++/No Jacket.

$25.00

Ship's Business

By MCFARLAND, Myron E

NY: Cornell Maritime Press, 1942. Some wear to dust jacket at spine ends. Overall, a tight, clean copy in dust jacket. 147 pp. reference book for ship officers, et al. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/VG+.

$14.00

The Adventure of Sail 1520-1914

By MACINTYRE, Donald

New York: Random House, 1970. Bound in blue embossed cloth, sans DW; 44 color plates, 305 monochrome illustrations; DW flaps laid-in; introduction by Uffa Fox; 256pp.. First U.S. Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/No Jacket. Oblong Quarto.

$19.00

Mr Bligh's Bad Language: Passion, Power and Theatre on the Bounty
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Mr Bligh's Bad Language: Passion, Power and Theatre on the Bounty

By DENING, Greg

Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1992. TIght, clean copy in price-clipped DW; 445pp.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/VG+ Price-Clipped.

$17.00

Battleship Bismarck; A Survivor's Story

By MULLENHEIM-RECHBERG, Burkard Von

Annapolis, MD: Naval Institute Press, 1980. Translated by Jack Sweetman; wrap-around DW painting by Thomas G. Webb; End-paper map; black & white photos; 290pp.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.

$25.00

The Observer's Book of Ships

By DODMAN, Frank E.

London: Frederick Warne, 1964. "The Observer's Pocket Series" No. 15; digest sized hard cover; revised edition; over 100 types illustrated in color and black & white; 160pp.. Revised Edition. Hard Cover. VG+/VG+. 32mo - over 4" - 5" tall.

$12.00

Voyages and Travels Mainly During the 16th and 17 Centuries -- Two Volumes

By BEAZLEY, C. Raymond

London: Constable & Co., Ltd., 1903. With the original dust jackets -- the dust jacket on the first volume shows some chipping and wear -- but the one on volume 2 is in great condition. Bound in blue cloth, stamped in gold. Some foxing and light stains to cloth on volume 1. A very acceptable two volume set of these 26 accounts -- primarily Elizabethan, taken from Hakluyt. From the "English Garner" series. pp. xxvii, 332; xxiv, 444.. First Edition. Hard Cover. VG+/VG Only.

$85.00

Famous Sea Battles

By HOWARTH, David

Boston: Little, Brown & Co., 1981. Bound in brown buckram, sans DW; previous owners Navel Institute book plate on front paste down; profusely illustrated in color and black & white; maps; 185pp.. First U.S. Edition. Hard Cover. VG+/No Jacket. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$12.00

Dutton's Navigation & Piloting; Thirteenth Edition

By MALONEY, Elbert S

Annapolis, MD: Naval Institute Press, 1981. Thirteenth edition, second printing with corrections; bound in blue decorated buckram, sans DW; has front DW flap laid-in; illustrated in blue and black & white; 34 page color chart section; 910pp. A most handsome copy. . Second Printing. Hard Cover. VG++/No Jacket.

$17.00

Sailing Directions for Baffin Bay and Davis Strait

By (no author)

Washington D,C.: United States Government Printing Office, 1947. Bound in dark blue buckram, sans DW; H.O Pub. No. 76, Hydrographic Office, U.S. Navy; black & white illustrations; some underlining and marginalia; fold-out map; 626pp.. First Edition. Hard Cover. VG++/No Jacket.

$32.50

Shipwrecks Near Barnegat Inlet

By SIEBOLD, David J. and Charles J. ADAMS III

East Reading, Pa.: Rieck's Printing, 1984. Bound in printed blue wraps; illustrated in black & white; maps; label residue to top of front panel; 78pp.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Near Fine/No Jacket. Pamphlet.

$14.00

Les Phares De La Corse

By HOMET, Jean-Marie

La Marge, 1989. Lighthouse book with text in French; in glossy wraps; color plates; map; 64pp.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Near Fine/No Jacket.

$22.00

The Lighthouses of the United States in 1874

By NORDHOFF, Charles

Golden, Co.: Outbooks, 1981. Plus three articles by Gustav Kobbe, "Life in a Lighthouse", Life on the South Shoals Lightship" and "Heroism in the Lighthouse Service"; ; illustrated in black & white; small book store sticker on rear panel; 64pp.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Near Fine/No Jacket. Pamphlet.

$14.00

Seaway Trail Lighthouses: An Illustrated Guide

By TINNEY, James and Mary BURDETTE-WATKINS

Oswego, NY: Seaway Trail, Inc., 1989. "Historic Lighthouses along New York State's Great Lakes, Niagara and St. Lawrence Rivers"; Color cover; illustrated in black & white; 63pp.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Near Fine/No Jacket. Illus. by KUSCHEL, Leo. Pamphlet.

$14.00

The Lighthouse Stevensons: The Extraordinary Story of the Building of the Scottish Lighthouses By the Ancestors of Robert Louis Stevenson
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The Lighthouse Stevensons: The Extraordinary Story of the Building of the Scottish Lighthouses By the Ancestors of Robert Louis Stevenson

By BATHURST, Bella

New York: Harper Collins, 1999. Illustrated in black & white; map frontispiece; 278pp.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.

$17.00

Kindly Lights: A History of the Lighthouses of Southern New England
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Kindly Lights: A History of the Lighthouses of Southern New England

By GLEASON, Sarah C

Boston: Beacon Press, 1991. End-paper map, with legend; illustrated in black & white; foreword by John Casey; 175pp.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.

$19.00

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