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1 ?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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2 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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3 Albee, Parker B. Letters from the Sea, 1882-1901

Gardiner ME: Tilbury House, Publishers 2000, 1st edition. Joanna and Lincoln Colcord were born and raised aboard ship, the children of Captain Lincoln Alden Colcord and his wife, Jane Sweetser Colcord; Albee presents their journal letters to family members ashore, logbooks, and photographs. Dust jacket, 4to, b&w photographs, 192pp, new, Fine. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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4 Allen, Oliver Time-Life Seafarers Series: The Windjammers

Alexandria VA: Time-Life [1978] 1979, 2nd printing. In their 50 years of useful life, the windjammers expressed the consummate majesty of sail and the climax of a glorious evolution of windship design. No dust jacket (none issued), 4to in blue faux leather with color plate pasted down on front board, lavishly illustrated throughout with photos and drawings, map endpapers, bibliography, index, 176pp, contents as new, Very Good+. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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5 Alvord, Douglas On the Water

Dublin NH: Yankee Books 1988, 1st edition. The romance and lore of America's small boats told in text, detailed b&w drawings, and exquisite full-color paintings by Douglas Alvord, including lobstermen, skipjacks, bugeyes, marsh skiffs, flat-water sailers, and more. Dust jacket price clipped, oblong 8vo half-bound in tan cloth and blue paper, 8 color plates, text drawings, index, 160pp, clean and tight with no marks, Fine/Very Good. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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6 Anderson Coastwise Sail

London: Percival Marshall and Company 1934. A record of the schooners surviving in the British coasting trade and of those lost in recent years. Glassine cover, 12mo in navy cloth, 11 photos, ink drawings by J. C. Burnie and others, 80pp plus adverts, near Fine. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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7 Anderson Sailing Ship, The

New York: Bonanza Books 1963 reprint of Norton original. One of the best compact accounts of the development of the sailing ship in both northern and southern Europe, their blending in the 15th century, and their evolution thereafter. Dust jacket ragged with portions missing from head and heel of spine, small 8vo in blue cloth, illustrated throughout, index, 212pp, Good. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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8 Anderson, R. C. Seventeenth Century Rigging

London: Percival Marshal and Company, Ltd. 1955, 1st printing. Anderson presents a re-issue of his acclaimed handbook for model makers, 'The Rigging of Ships in the Days of the Spritsail Topmast.' No dust jacket, 8vo in blue cloth, 9 b&w photos, 23 foldout line drawings, index, 146pp, light shelf-wear, owner's name on front endpaper o/w no marks, clean and tight, Very Good/-. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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9 Anderson, Romola & R.C. Sailing Ship, The

New York: Bonanza Books [1963] undated reprint of Norton original. One of the best compact accounts of the development of the sailing ship in both northern and southern Europe, their blending in the 15th century, and their evolution thereafter. No dust jacket, 8vo in gray cloth, 20 b&w plates, 134 text figures, index, 212pp, front board spotted, contents clean and tight with no marks, Good+/-. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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10 Anderson, Tom Shiyake: Misadventures of Schooner Lot Bennett

San Rafael CA: Windship Press 1987. The misadventures of the last windjammer voyage to Alaskan salmon waters aboard the schooner Littie Bennett in 1932. Dust jacket, blue cloth, map endpapers, as new, near Fine. 
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11 anon, Alexander Cabinet, The: S. S. Great Britain

Melbourne: J. Reid [1862] undated facsimile reprint. Full title: The Cabinet, a repository of facts, figures, and fancies relating to the voyage of the Great Britain SS, from Liverpool to Melbourne with The Eleven of All England and other distinguished passengers. Four issues of the shipboard newspaper, with fascinating commentary on the voyages, the passengers, the officers, the vessel, and their life and times. SOFT cover, 4to saddle-stitched, 46pp, cover a bit wrinkled with very light soil, contents as new, Very Good+. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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12 Ansel, Willits D. Restoration of the Smack Emma C. Berry

Mystic CT: Mystic Historical Association 1973. Ansel presents a detailed first-hand account of the operations and rationale used in restoring the Emma C. Berry. SOFT cover, oblong 8vo (9x8), line drawings, 3 foldout plans and lines, 94pp, spine and portion of front board sunned, owner's name on half-title o/w no marks, Very Good. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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13 Armour, Charles A. Sailing Ships of the Maritimes

Toronto: McGraw-Hill Ryerson Ltd. 1975, 1st printing. Armour and co-author Thomas Lackey present an illustrated history of shipping and shipbuilding in the maritime provinces of Canada, 1750-1925. Dust jacket rubbed with a few nicks to edges and one tear on rear, oblong 8vo in blue cloth, 16 color plates, 100+ b&w illustrations, list of sources, bibliography, index, 224pp, owner's name on front endpaper o/w no marks, clean and tight, near Fine/Good. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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14 Arnold Euterpe

San Diego: Maritime Museum Association of San Diego 1988. The diaries, letters and logs of the 'Star of India' as a British emigrant ship. SOFT cover, Library of Congress stamp on registration page and inside rear endpaper, many illustrations, 234pp, near Fine. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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15 ASTA Sail Tall Ships!

Newport RI: American Sail Training Association 1998, 10th edition. ASTA presents a comprehensive directory of sail training and adventure at sea opportunities worldwide. SOFT cover, 8vo, b&w photos, 249pp, as new, Fine. 
Price: 5.00 USD
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16 ASTA Tall Ships Pacific

Chicago: Rand McNally 1978. Official souvenir and program with articles on Captain Cook, tall ships, sail training vessels, and more. SOFT cover, 4to, b&w and color photographs throughout, 80pp, as new, near Fine. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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17 Baker Ships

Baltimore: John Murphy 1916, limited edition (1/1000). Red leather, pulled and rubbed, tight, Good. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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18 Baker, William A. Sloops and Shallops

Barre MA: Barre Publishing Company 1966, 1st edition. Baker continues the studies of early North American vessels he began in 'Colonial Vessels,' following the development of shallops along the Atlantic seaboard and Chesapeake Bay, with illustrations by him. Dust jacket, 8vo in blue cloth, 50 text figures, notes, glossary, 174pp, contents clean and tight, near Fine/near Fine. 
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19 Baker, William A. Sloops and Shallops

Barre MA: Barre Publishing Company 1966, 1st edition. Baker continues the studies of early North American vessels he began in Colonial Vessels, following the development of shallops along the Atlantic seaboard and Chesapeake Bay, with illustrations by him. Dust jacket lightly rubbed with price clipped and several small tears, 8vo in blue cloth, 50 text figures, notes, glossary, 174pp, contents clean and tight with no marks, near Fine. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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20 Baker, William A. Sloops and Shallops

Barre MA: Barre Publishing Company 1966, 1st edition. Baker continues the studies of early North American vessels he began in 'Colonial Vessels,' following the development of shallops along the Atlantic seaboard and Chesapeake Bay, with illustrations by him. No dust jacket though portions laid in, 8vo in blue cloth, 50 text figures, notes, glossary, 174pp, contents clean and tight, owner's name on front endpaper o/w no marks, near Fine. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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