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1 ?anon Deep Water

New York: New York Marine News Co. 1952, 5th, 2nd printing. B&W photos of all major U.S. waterways and deep water ports. No dust jacket (probably none issued), 25x38 color chart of principal U.S. waterways in rear pocket, no marks, Fine. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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2 ?anon Great American Travel Writings

New York: Mallard Press 1990. Dj, as new, Fine. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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3 ?anon Great American Travel Writings

New York: Mallard Press 1990. The immensely varied characteristics of the North American continent and the pioneering spirit of its early European settles are evoked in this intriguing collection of 22 turn-of-the-century travel writing: Henry Thoreau, Henry James, Theodore Roosevelt, Ernest Seton, and others. Dust jacket, tall 4to in green cloth, map endpapers, 296pp, contents as new, near Fine. 
Price: 9.00 USD
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4 ?anon History of the British Convict Ship 'Success', The

Australia: Published on board, no date. The history of the ancient Australian convict ship and its most notorious prisoners, compiled from government records. SOFT cover, 8vo, 8 b&w plates, 150pp, covers rubbed and chipped, contents clean and tight with no marks, Good/Poor. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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5 ?anon History of the British Convict Ship 'Success', The

Australia: Published on board, no date. The history of the ancient Australian convict ship and its most notorious prisoners, compiled from government records. No cover, 8vo, 8 b&w plates, 150pp, old replacement cover heavily chipped, corners worn, contents clean and tight, some moisture damage to rear matter, decent reading copy. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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6 ?anon Windjammer Tradition

Camden ME: The Owl and the Turtle, Inc. undated. Portraits of the windjammer fleet of Maine's Penobscot Bay, the world's greatest concentration of authentic wooden vessels carrying passengers under sail. SOFT cover, 8vo saddle-stitched, 5 pages of b&w photos, annotated bibliography, 3-fold color chart of Penobscot Bay, 32pp, contents as new, near Fine. 
Price: 5.00 USD
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7 Abbey Motorist Afloat, The

London: Museum Press 1963, 1st. Trailering and other transportation aspects of boating. Dust jacket w/ one snag, stamp on inside front endpaper o/w no marks, clean and tight, Good. 
Price: 5.00 USD
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8 Abbey, Lloyd Last Whales, The

New York: Grove Weidenfeld 1989, 1st printing. Although it is impossible for a human being to view things through the eyes and mind of a whale, Abbey's novel comes about as close as one can get. Dust jacket, 8vo, half-bound in green cloth and paper, map endpapers, glossary, 358pp, Fine/Fine. 
Price: 8.00 USD
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9 Abbott, R. Tucker Kingdom of the Seashell

New York: Bonanza Books [1972] 1982 reprint edition, 1st printing thus. Abbot presents a comprehensive survey of seashells, their biology, practical aspects of the shellfisheries, and the rewarding pleasures of collecting. Dust jacket, 4to in forest green, over 250 illustrations, 66pp in full color, guide to literature, index, 256pp, contents as new, Fine/Fine. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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10 Abbott, R. Tucker Kingdom of the Seashell

New York: Bonanza Books [1972] 1982 reprint edition, 5th printing. Abbot presents a comprehensive survey of seashells, their biology, practical aspects of the shellfisheries, and the rewarding pleasures of collecting. Dust jacket, 4to in forest green, over 250 illustrations, 66pp in full color, guide to literature, index, 256pp, contents as new, Fine/Fine. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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11 Abbott, R. Tucker Seashells

New York: Gallery Books, American Nature Guides series 1990, 1st edition. A field guide written one of the world's leading malacologists, provides full-color photographs and clear descriptions of nearly 400 common shelled mollusks of three regions: the eastern Atlantic, the western Atlantic, and the eastern Pacific. Paperbound with wrapper, 12mo spiral-bound, color illustrations on coated paper throughout, index, 176pp, as new, near Fine. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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12 Abell, Sir Westcott Shipwright's Trade, The

Jamaica NY: Caravan Book Service [1948] 1962, reprint edition. Abell provides a detailed account of the way in which men learned to build ships, first of wood, then of iron, and later, of steel. Dust jacket chipped at corners, 8vo in green cloth, 53 text figures, 19 plates, index, 219pp, clean and tight with no marks, near Fine/Good. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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13 Abraham, Ashley P. Beautiful Lakeland

Keswick UK: G. P. Abraham 1912. A celebration of the most storied and lovely 30 square miles in the Kingdom--some, like Abraham, would say on the face of the earth. No dust jacket, 4to in brown cloth with b&w pasted down on front board, illustrated with 32 full-page b&w plates, some (oddly) on blue stock, 52pp, boards worn and a bit frayed, light foxing beginning, text and plates clear, overall Good. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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14 Abranson, Erik Ships of the High Seas

New York: Crescent Books 1976. Abranson selects 19 ships to illustrate the history and development of deep-water vessels. No dust jacket, 4to in blue cloth, pictorial endpapers, 20 color paintings by Edward Mortelmans, index, 124pp, clean and tight with no marks, Very Good. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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15 ABS Rules for Building and Classing Steel Vessels: 1941

New York: American Bureau of Shipping 1941. The ABS presents rules for constructing and classifying vessels, their machinery, and materials, with list of officers, committees, and surveyors. No dust jacket, 4to in royal blue cloth with gilt titles and ABS logo on front board, charts and tables, index, 315pp, stamped U.S. Maritime Commission but no ex-library markings, clean and tight, Very Good. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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16 ABS Rules for Building and Classing Steel Vessels: 1960

New York: American Bureau of Shipping 1960. The ABS presents rules for constructing and classifying vessels, their machinery, and materials, with list of officers, committees, and surveyors. No dust jacket, 4to in blue cloth with gilt titles and ABS logo on front board, charts and tables, index, 426pp, EX-LIBRARY small stamp on front endpaper and notation on front board, label removed neatly from rear, despite these minor markings contents are clean and tight, overall Good+. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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17 ABS Steel Vessels for Rivers and Intracoastal Waterways 1980

New York: American Bureau of Shipping 1980. Includes rules for building and classing vessels fir service on rivers and intracoastal waterways. No dust jacket issued, 4to in black cloth with gilt titles and ABS logo on front board, index, c300 chapter numbered pages, owner's name on front endpaper o/w contents clean and tight with no marks, Fine/-. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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18 Ackerman, Jennifer Notes from the Shore

New York: Viking 1995, 1st printing. Ackerman writes of discovering the natural life at the ocean's edge, in Lewes, Delaware, across from Cape May, New Jersey. Dust jacket, 8vo in beige cloth, maps, drawings, 187pp, as new, Fine. 
Price: 8.00 USD
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19 Adams, Adams Racing Yachts Done in Cork Models

New York: E. P. Dutton 1930, 4th. How to make racing yachts out of cork for boys and girls who love to make things. No dust jacket, 12mo in red cloth, line drawings, slightly rubbed, no marks, clean and tight, Fair. 
Price: 8.00 USD
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20 Adams, James T. Empire on the Seven Seas

New York: Charles Scribner's Sons 1940, 1st US edition. Adams presents a readable and concise history of the British Empire from 1784 to 1939, from the viewpoint of a sympathetic American. No dust jacket, 4to in red cloth, map endpapers, chronology, index, 391pp, no marks, spine sunned darkened, clean and tight with no marks, Very Good. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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