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1 Villiers, Alan Coral Sea, The

London: Museum Press Ltd. 1949. A history of this little-known part of the Pacific told by the famous windship mariner. No dust jacket, 8vo in green cloth, map endpapers, name on reverse of front endpaper, maps, 37 b&w photos, bibliography, index, 291pp, overall Good. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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2 Villiers, Alan Give Me a Ship to Sail

New York: Charles Scribner's Sons 1959. Villiers presents several of his memorable sea adventures including the crossing of the Mayflower II, managing a fleet of frigates for the John Paul Jones movie, and being the (other) captain of the Pequod. Dust jacket rubbed with a few small tears, 8vo in light blue cloth, 36 b&w photos, index, 312pp, contents clean and tight, Very Good. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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3 Villiers, Alan Give Me a Ship to Sail

New York: Charles Scribner's Sons 1959. Villiers presents several of his memorable sea adventures including the crossing of the Mayflower II, managing a fleet of frigates for the John Paul Jones movie, and being the (other) captain of the Pequod. Dust jacket rubbed with a few small tears, 8vo in light blue cloth, 36 b&w photos, index, 312pp, contents clean and tight, Very Good. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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4 Villiers, Alan Making of a Sailor, The

New York: William Morrow & Company 1938, 1st printing. Villiers' classic photographic record of his round-the-world voyage by the schoolship Joseph Conrad in 1934-36, and during a Baltic passage in the Danish schoolship Georg Stage in 1937. No dust jacket, 4to in green cloth, 45pp, over 200 photographs on 191 plates, light shelf-wear, no marks, Good+/-, overall a nice copy of this fine Villiers book, now becoming scarce. 
Price: 60.00 USD
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5 Villiers, Alan Men, Ships, and the Sea

Washington: National Geographic Society 1962, 1st edition. Britain's master mariner presents introduces us to the sea and seafarers, with chapters by Cousteau, Dugan, and others, richly illustrated and colorful description of seafaring and sailors. Dust jacket ragged and torn but intact, 4to in white canvas with designs color-stamped on front board, pictorial endpapers, 440 illustrations (259 in full color), 27 maps, index, 436pp, owner's name on half-title o/w no marks, light soil on exterior, contents clean and tight with no marks, Good/Poor. 
Price: 6.00 USD
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6 Villiers, Alan Men, Ships, and the Sea

Washington: National Geographic Society 1962, 2nd printing. Britain's master mariner presents introduces us to the sea and seafarers, with chapters by Cousteau, Dugan, and others, richly illustrated and colorful description of seafaring and sailors with 18 maps and 423 illustrations, 294 in full color. No dust jacket, 4to in white canvas with designs color-stamped on front board, pictorial endpapers, 442 illustrations 260 in full color, 27 maps, index, 436pp, contents clean and tight with no marks, Very Good. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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7 Villiers, Alan Men, Ships, and the Sea

Washington: National Geographic Society 1962, 1st edition. Britain's master mariner presents introduces us to the sea and seafarers, with chapters by Cousteau, Dugan, and others, richly illustrated and colorful description of seafaring and sailors. Dust jacket ragged and torn but intact, 4to in white canvas with designs color-stamped on front board, pictorial endpapers, 440 illustrations (259 in full color), 27 maps, index, 436pp, owner's name on half-title o/w no marks, light soil on exterior, contents clean and tight with no marks, Good/Poor. 
Price: 8.00 USD
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8 Villiers, Alan Men, Ships, and the Sea

Washington: National Geographic Society [1962] 1973, new printing. Britain's master mariner presents introduces us to the sea and seafarers, with chapters by Cousteau, Dugan, and others, richly illustrated and colorful description of seafaring and sailors. No dust jacket, small 4to half-bound in blue and white canvas with designs color-stamped on front board, pictorial endpapers, 440 illustrations (259 in full color), 27 maps, index, 436pp, spine sunned, contents clean and tight, Good+. 
Price: 6.00 USD
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9 Villiers, Alan Modern Mariners

Garden City NY: Garden City Publishing Company 1937. Alan Villiers pulls together a collection of modern-day sea heroes, and makes a compelling chronicle of the sea-dogs of today. No dust jacket, 8vo in blue cloth with design on front board, corners slightly bumped, list of square-riggers extant in 1931, 325pp, clean and tight with no marks, Good+. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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10 Villiers, Alan Monsoon Seas

New York: McGraw-Hill 1952, 1st edition. High adventure, exploration, battle, and shipwreck on the great spice seaway of the Indian Ocean. Dust jacket ragged but intact, blue cloth, pictorial endpapers, name on half-title o/w contents near fine, overall Very Good. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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11 Villiers, Alan Monsoon Seas

New York: McGraw-Hill 1952, 1st edition. High adventure, exploration, battle, and shipwreck on the great spice seaway of the Indian Ocean. Dust jacket ragged but intact with price clipped, blue cloth with dent on lower front edge, pictorial endpapers, contents clean and tight, Good. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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12 Villiers, Alan Monsoon Seas

New York: McGraw-Hill Book Company 1952, 1st edition, 1st printing. High adventure, exploration, battle, and shipwreck on the great spice seaway of the Indian Ocean. No dust jacket, 8vo in navy cloth, pictorial endpapers, 12 b&w plates, 9 maps, bibliography, index, 337pp, bookplate on half-title, contents clean and tight with no marks, Very Good. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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13 Villiers, Alan Pioneers of the Seven Seas

London: Routledge & Kegan Paul Ltd. 1956, 1st edition. Villiers account teems with colorful figures from the true sea pioneers--the Chinese, Polynesians, Indians, Egyptians, Arabs, Phoenicians, and Vikings, as well as the leaders of the more recent past. Dust jacket chipped and tape reinforced on reverse, 8vo in blue cloth, 8 b&w plates, 14 charts and text figures, index, 220pp, clean and tight with no marks, a Very Good copy of one of the scarcer Villiers titles. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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14 Villiers, Alan Way of a Ship, The

New York: Charles Scribner's Sons 1953. Villiers provides an informative account of the ultimate development of the ocean-going squarerigger, the Cape Horn ship: her design, handling, performance, and her end. Dust jacket heavily chipped and torn but intact, 8vo in blue cloth with ship design silver-stamped on front board, map endpapers, maps, 84 b&w photos by the author, numerous charts and diagrams by Harold Underhill, appendix with sailing records, index, 429pp, front hinge loosening but not pulled, owner's name o/w no marks, clean, Good/Poor. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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15 Villiers, Alan Wild Ocean

New York: McGraw-Hill Book Company 1957. The story of the North Atlantic and the men who sailed it. Dust jacket chipped at corners and along edges, 8vo halfbound in navy cloth and white linen, map endpapers, contents clean and tight, 8pp of b&w photos, index, 326pp, clean and tight, no marks, Good. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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