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1 Angel, Nicolas Capsize!

New York: W. W. Norton & Company 1981, 1st printing. Translated from the French. The author tells the story of the desperate struggle as he and four shipmates try to survive the capsizing of their trimaran in the North Atlantic. Dust jacket, 8vo half-bound in red cloth and paper, preface by Alain Bombard, 8 pages of b&w photos, 176pp, contents as new, Fine/Fine. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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2 Arias Five Against The Sea

New York: Penguin/NAL 1989, stated 1st. Dust jacket, pen mark on lower edges, Very Good. 
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3 Arias Five Against The Sea

New York: Penguin/NAL 1989, stated 1st. Five fishermen adrift for five months in 1988. Dust jacket, name on inside front endpaper o/w no marks, clean and tight, Very Good. 
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4 Bainbridge, Beryl Every Man for Himself

New York: Carroll and Graf Publishers [1996] 1998, 2nd printing thus. Award-winning novel with eerie atmospherics powerfully convincing. SOFT cover, 8vo, 224pp, no marks, near Fine. 
Price: 8.00 USD
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5 Baldwin Sea Fights and Shipwrecks

Garden City NY: Hanover House 1955, 1st. True tales of the seven seas. No dust jacket, beige cloth with v. light soiling, contents clean and tight, Good+. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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6 Baldwin Sea Fights and Shipwrecks

Garden City NY: Hanover House, 1955. Eighteen true tales of the seven seas, in war and peace, from 1816 to 1945. Dust jacket price clipped and slightly chipped along edges, 8vo in beige cloth, illustrated with maps, contents clean and tight, 315pp, Very Good. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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7 Baldwin, Hanson W. Sea Fights and Shipwrecks

Garden City NY: Hanover House, 1955. Eighteen true tales of the seven seas, in war and peace, across a century and a half of nautical history from 1816 to 1945. Dust jacket chipped at corners, 8vo in beige cloth, illustrated with maps, 315pp, contents clean and tight with no marks, Very Good/Fair. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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8 Ballard Exploring the Lusitania

New York: Warner/Madison Press 1995, 1st edition. In August of 1993, the wreck of the Lusitania off the coast of Ireland is studied in detail, and described in words, photos, and paintings by Ken Marschall. Dust jacket, tall 4to in green cloth with gilt titles, index, 228pp, contents as new, Fine. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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9 Ballard Lost Ships of Guadalcanal, The

New York: Warner Books / Madison Press 1993. Exploring the ghost fleet of the South Pacific with the discoverer of the Titanic. Dust jacket, navy linen, large 4to, color and b&w photos throughout, new, Fine. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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10 Ballard, Robert D. Discovery of the Titanic, The

New York: Warner/Madison 1987, 1st edition. Ballard's account of how he found the wreck and then dove 2 1/2 miles to the ocean floor to explore the most famous lost ship. Dust jacket somewhat wrinkled and pasted down, 4to in navy cloth with titles gilt-stamped on front board, full-color paintings by Ken Marschall, illustrated throughout, index, 230pp, perhaps pocket removed from rear endpaper but no ex-library markings, contents clean and tight, Good+. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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11 Ballard, Robert D. Discovery of the Titanic, The

New York: Warner/Madison [1987] 1988, 1st edition, 2nd printing. Ballard's account of how he found the wreck and then dove 2 1/2 miles to the ocean floor to explore the most famous lost ship. Dust jacket fine, 4to in navy cloth with titles gilt-stamped on front board, full-color paintings by Ken Marschall, illustrated throughout, index, 230pp, small ink mark on top edges o/w no marks, contents as new, Fine. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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12 Ballard, Robert D. Discovery of the Titanic, The

New York: Warner/Madison [1987] 1998 reprint edition. Ballard's account of how he found the wreck and then dove 2 1/2 miles to the ocean floor to explore the most famous lost ship. SOFT cover, 12mo, 54 pages of color photos and full-color paintings by Ken Marschall, index, 287pp, as new, Fine. 
Price: 8.00 USD
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13 Ballard, Robert D. Lost Wreck of the Isis, The

Toronto: Madison Press Books 1990. Ballard and his team of archeologists find and explore the wreck of an ancient Roman ship. Dust jacket (the reverse of which is a poster), 4to in pictorial vinyl boards, pictorial endpapers, full colors illustrations throughout, glossary, 64pp, Very Good/Very Good. 
Price: 6.00 USD
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14 Beach, Edward L. Wreck of the Memphis, The

New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston 1966, 1st printing. One of largest battle cruisers in the US Navy is overtaken by a great storm and a grotesque tragedy, that dooms the ship and her captain's career. Dust jacket chipped with small tear in front cover, 8vo in green cloth, map endpapers, crew roster, index, 312pp, owner's bookplate o/w no marks, clean and tight, Very Good/Good. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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15 Beach, Edward L. Wreck of the Memphis, The

New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston 1966, 1st printing. One of largest battle cruisers in the US Navy is overtaken by a great storm and a grotesque tragedy, that dooms the ship and her captain's career. No dust jacket, 8vo in green cloth with lower corners somewhat bumped, map endpapers, crew roster, index, 312pp, clean and tight with no marks, Good+. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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16 Beach, Edward L. Wreck of the Memphis, The

New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston 1966, 1st printing. One of largest battle cruisers in the US Navy is overtaken by a great storm and a grotesque tragedy, that dooms the ship and her captain's career. Dust jacket chipped with 1-inch portion from front cover, 8vo in green cloth, map endpapers, crew roster, index, 312pp, clean and tight with no marks, Very Good. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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17 Bell, Robert W. In Peril on the Sea

Garden City NY: Doubleday & Co. 1984, stated 1st edition. Bell and co-author D. Bruce Lockerbee describe Bell's personal remembrance of his ordeal in 1942 when a U-boat torpedoes his freighter--leading to a 20-day ordeal on a raft at sea. Dust jacket somewhat rubbed, 8vo in blue cloth, 12 b&w photos, 284pp plus adverts, no marks, clean and tight, Very Good/Good. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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18 Biel, Steven Down with the Old Canoe

New York: W. W. Norton and Company 1997, 1st printing. Biel presents a cultural history of the Titanic disaster, showing how the sinking of the great ship a century ago resonates through popular culture today. Dust jacket pasted down, 8vo half-bound in blue cloth and green paper, b&w illustrations, 300pp, clean with no marks, Very Good/Very Good. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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19 Boyer, Dwight Ships and Men of the Great Lakes

New York: Dodd, Mead and Company 1977, 1st printing. Boyer presents a century of true, well-documented dramas of misadventure on the Great Lakes. Dust jacket, 8vo in grey cloth, 29 b&w photos, bibliography, index, 208pp, no marks, clean and tight, Very Good/Very Good. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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20 Boyer, Dwight Strange Adventures of the Great Lakes

New York: Dodd, Mead & Company 1974. Well-documented tales of men battling the elements, including the Hunter Savidge, USS Michigan, Jupiter, and others. Dust jacket, blue cloth, clean and tight with no marks, near Fine. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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