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The Four Voyages: Being His Own Log-Book, Letters and Dispatches with Connecting Narratives. (Penguin Classics)

by Columbus, Christopher; Cohen, J.M., Ed.

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KingChamp Books
Published
1992
Condition
Very Good
ISBN
9780140442175
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$7.13

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London: Penguin Classics, 1992 Some curling and spine slant. Text clean. Includes 6 maps of the voyages. An anthology of Columbus material on his 4 voyages to the New World (Cuba, Hispaniola, Jamaica, Central America. Contents includes Columbus' logbook entries, letters from crew, biographical material by his son Herando Colon, etc. Cover blurb states: ".For anyone truly interested in the… Read more
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$7.13
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Frank's Whales

by Gromling, Frank

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KingChamp Books
Published
2003
Condition
Good
Edition
First Edition.
ISBN
9780971764118
Item Price
$2.85

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Flagler Beach, Florida: Ocean Publishing, 2003 134 PP. Light water damage, OK as reading copy. No markings, spine uncreased. An amateur whale watcher describes efforts of volunteers to observe and record migrations of about 350 endangered right whales along the Atlantic Coast. Includes resource list. Size: 8vo -- 8.25 in
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$2.85
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In Search Of Moby Dick: The Quest For The White Whale

by Tim Severin

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KingChamp Books
Published
2001
Condition
Very Good +
Edition
Reprint.
ISBN
9780306810459
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$5.70

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NY: Da Capo Press, 2001 212 pp. Close to new, no markings. Spine uncreased. Severin recounts his journey through the South Pacific to deterrmine whether Melville's novel is based on true reports of a great whale. Size: 8vo -- 8.25 in Tall
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$5.70
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Cruising French Canals and Rivers

by McKnight, Hugh

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KingChamp Books
Published
1985
Condition
Very Good +
Edition
1st US Edtion.
ISBN
9780915160822
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$6.65

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Newport, Rhode Island: Seven Seas Press, 1985 288 pp on coated stock, numerous b&w photos, approx. 10 pp of color photos. 13 maps. Almost new; Three small closed tears in jacket. Text clean no markings. Detailed guide to navigation of main and secondary rivers and canals throughout France, plus overview and general guide to choosing the right boat. Introduction by… Read more
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$6.65
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Up the Shore : The Lighthouse Years

by Rourke, Bonnie, Ed

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KingChamp Books
Published
2001
Condition
Fine
Edition
1st Edition.
ISBN
9781894073257
Item Price
$19.00

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Toronto: Lynx Images, 2001 263 pp. with numerous b&w snapshot-type historical photos. Nearly new, spine uncreased, no markings.Small tear to bottom edge of p. 124. Inscribed by editor Bonnie Rourke "To a light keeper, a friend of the light, Bonnie Rourke." A collection of writings and newspaper columns by Rourke's late mother, Juanita, about the family's life as lighthouse keepers… Read more
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$19.00
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Two Years Before the Mast

by Dana, Richard Henry Jr.

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KingChamp Books
Published
1947
Condition
Very Good +
Edition
Reprint.
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$14.25

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NY: Heritage Press, 1947 346 pp. Illustration of cityscape and harbor printed on beige cloth. Two-color or illustrations throughout text. Detailed introduction and commentary on Dana's life by William McFee, plus author's preface. Text clean. Endpapers lightlty toned. Lightly rubbed corners. Slipcase missing. Size: 4to -- 10.5 In
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$14.25
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Antarctic Odyssey: Endurance and Adventure in the Farthest South

by Collier, Graham; Collier, Patricia Graham

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KingChamp Books
Published
1999
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First US Edition.
ISBN
9780786706532
Item Price
$13.30

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NY: Carroll & Graf Pub, 1999 Nearly new, previous owner's embossed seal on endpaper, no other markings. 194 pp. on glossy stock, 57 photos and illustrations and 9 maps. The Collier husband-and-wife team circumnavigates Antarctica, retracing the routes of early explorers including Amundsen, Shackleton, Worsley, Priestly and others. Maps are especially helpful in appreciating their exploits. A reprint of a… Read more
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$13.30
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Great Stories of the Sea & Ships

by Wyeth, N.C., Editor

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KingChamp Books
Published
1992
Condition
Fine
Edition
Reprint.
ISBN
9780883657072
Item Price
$8.55

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NY: Galahad Books (BBS Publishing), 1992 411 pp.,plus 18 full page b&w drawings by Hurd, an apprentice to N.C. Gift quality, no markings. A collection of excerpts from various nautical books, fictional and non-fiction. The authors range from Homer and Christopher Columbus and Sir Walter Raleigh to Jules Verne, Robert Louis Stevenson, Herman Melville and Jack London. A brief introduction… Read more
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$8.55
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Into the Blue

by McKenna, Virginia

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KingChamp Books
Published
1992
Condition
Verty Good +
Edition
1st Edition.
ISBN
9780062510051
Item Price
$5.70

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U.S.A.: HarperCollins, 1992 144 pp. Numerous color photos and drawings. One photo on page 56 has been cut out. Rest of text complete and clean. Slight edgewear on jacket. A photo book paying tribute to dolphins and their abilities, and recounting misstreatment of them as tourist attractions. Size: 4to -- 10.5 By 10.5 In Square
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$5.70
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Yarns

by Jones, Tristan

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KingChamp Books
Published
1998
Condition
Very Good
Edition
1st Paperback Edition.
ISBN
9780924486029
Item Price
$3.80

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Dobbs Ferry, NY: Sheridan House, 1998 272 pp. Cover curled, light thumbing. Text clean. Spine uncreased. Glossy color photo of author on front cover. Endpaper map gives locations of Jones' stories. A Welsh sailor who has covered 400,000 miles at sea recounts some of his adventures in various exotic locations. Includes a chapter on the Bermuda triangle. Size: 8vo --… Read more
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$3.80
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The Beagle Letters

by Darwin, Charles

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KingChamp Books
Published
2008
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition.
ISBN
9780521898386
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$7.13

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NY: Cambridge University Press, 2008 470 pp., 54 color and b&w illustrations. Nearly new, slight crinkling of jacket. Remainder slash mark on bottom edge of textblock. Family tree diagram on endpapers. Edited by Frederick Burkhardt and 9 others of the Charles Darwin Correspondence Project. Hundreds of letters to and from Darwin during his historic voyage (1831-1836) on the Beagle to… Read more
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$7.13
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Moby-Dick

by Melville, Herman

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KingChamp Books
Published
1993
Condition
As New
Edition
Reprint -- 10th Printing.
ISBN
9781566193566
Item Price
$9.50

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NY: Barnes & Noble, 1993 479 pp. Handsome Barnes & Noble reprint of the classic, in as-new, gift-quality condition. No markings. The full text is here, but there are no illustrations or editor's notes. Size: 8vo --8.5 In.
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$9.50
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Mr. Midshipman Easy

by Marryat, Captain Frederick

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KingChamp Books
Published
1998
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Reprint.
ISBN
9780805059885
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$6.65

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NY: Henry Holt & Co., 1998 472 pp. Vertical crease in front cover, thumbed. No markings. Spine uncreased. A naval classic, first published in 1836, about an English lad learning discipline when he joins the British Navy during the Napoleonic Wars. Based on the early naval career of Lord Thomas Cochrane. Part of the Heart of Oak Sea Classics series.… Read more
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$6.65
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Great Stories of the Sea and Ships

by Wyeth, N.C., Ed.

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KingChamp Books
Published
1992
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
Reprint.
ISBN
9780883657072
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$5.70

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New York: Galahad Books, 1992 431 pp., 18 b&w illustrations. Nearly new, no markings. Slight spine slant. A collection of 30 nautical tales and excerpts, mostly fictional, on the theme of man versus the sea. Includes a portion of Moby Dick, and chapters by Jules Verne, Jack London, Richard Henry Dana, Victor Hugo, Robert Louis Stevenson et al. Historical sketches… Read more
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$5.70
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Gift from The Sea

by Lindbergh, Anne Morrow

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KingChamp Books
Condition
Very Good +
Edition
First Thus of Special Edition.
Item Price
$7.60

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New York: Pantheon 155 Unpaginated, about 120 pp. on heavy stock. Light fading to blue cloth spine.Front and back covers have silver decorative striping intact. Dime-sized light water spot near lower right front corner. Previous owner's name in ink on inside cover. Small foxing speck on half title page and following 2 pages. No jacket and no slipcase. Other pages… Read more
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$7.60
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Great Storms of the Jersey Shore

by Savadove, Larry and Buchholz, Margaret Thomas

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KingChamp Books
Published
1993
Condition
Very Good +
Edition
1st Edition.
ISBN
9780945582144
Item Price
$80.75

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Harvey Cedars, N.J.: Down the Shore Publishing, 1993 203 pp. on glossy stock. 3 small tears, about 1 inch each, along top edge and corners of dust jacket. Crinkled edge of jacket. Text clean, no markings. Light rubbing on bottom edge of cover. Photos available upon request. A history of hurricanes along the Jersey shore, from the 18th century to… Read more
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$80.75
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The Ice Master: The Doomed 1913 Voyage of the Karluk

by Niven, Jennifer

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KingChamp Books
Published
2001
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
1st Paperback Edition.
ISBN
9780786884469
Item Price
$3.80

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NY: Hyperion Books, 2001 402 pp. Close to new, no spine creases.Text bright and clean. Maps on endpapers. Includes historical photos, reference notes, passenger list. Spellbinding, detailed account of an Arctic voyage in which a crew of 25 sailors, scientists and Eskimo guides became icebound. After their ship was rammed, they abandoned the vessel and spent months waiting for a… Read more
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$3.80
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Yankee Whalers in the South Seas

by Whipple, A.B.C.

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KingChamp Books
Published
1976
Condition
Very Good +
Edition
2nd Printing.
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$5.70

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Rutland VT: Charles E. Tuttle Co., 1976 304 pp. Previous owner's name on half title page. Light wear. Text clean. From the cover blurb: "Written with the spice and gusto of a salty sea chanty, Mr. Whipple's book is packed with drama from stem to stern." Whipple, a former Time-Life editor, has devoted himself to whaling research since the 1940s.… Read more
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$5.70
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Artistic Visions

by Hallam, Kerry

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KingChamp Books
Published
2001
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition.
ISBN
9780964808522
Item Price
$42.75

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Philadelphia: Jenkintown Press, 2001 138 pp. on coated glossy stock. Full-page color plates on most pages. Mint, gift quality condition. No markings or creases. A faint scuff mark detectable on rear dj panel if the book is held at an angle in bright light. A handsome collection for those who enjoy Hallam's impressionistic sun-drenched views of harbors, sailboats and shorelines,… Read more
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$42.75
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Saved: The Story of the Andrea Dorea -- The Greatest Sea Rescue in History

by Hoffer, William

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KingChamp Books
Published
1979
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Book Club (BCE/BOMC).
Item Price
$4.75

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NY: Summit Books (Simon & Schuster), 1979 215 pp., with 16 pp. b&w photos, index, ship diagrams on front end paper. Slight edgewear on spine, small rubbed spot on upper spine. Spine titling bright; no markings in text. An account ot the 1956 collision between the Stockholm and the Andrea Doria south of Nantucket. Excellent photos showing the ship listing,… Read more
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$4.75
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