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1 Ballew, Stephen Suthin'

Waldoboro ME: The Northeast Folklore Society, Volume XVIII [1978] 1988, 2nd printing. Ballew and others present an oral history of Grover Morrison's Woods Operation at Little Musquash Lake, 1945-1947, immortalized in a poem call 'Suthin', the opposite of nothin'. SOFT cover,8vo perfect-bound, b&w photos, maps, sources, 117pp, clean and tight with no marks, near Fine. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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2 Dreamer, Oriah Opening the Invitation

San Francisco: Harper 2004, 1st edition. A poem that has touched lives around the world, with 72 pages of commentary by the author. Dust jacket, 24mo in black cloth, pictorial endpapers, 102pp, as new, Fine/Fine. 
Price: 5.00 USD
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3 Falconer Shipwreck

Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott 1860, 1st. No dust jacket, green cloth heavily embossed and beveled boards, some soil, spine slightly pulled at top and bottom, all edges gilt, name label on outside front endpaper, inscription dated 1864 on inside front endpaper. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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4 Masefield, John Wanderer of Liverpool, The

New York: The MacMillan Company 1930, 1st printing. The story of an 1890s windjammer, her building and her voyages, recounted in prose and poetry by the poet laureate. No dust jacket, 8vo in green satin lightly sunned on spine, titles gilt-stamped on front board, 39 photos and drawings, three foldout plans in rear (doubled 4-fold of midship section, 4-fold of deck plan, 4-fold of sail plan), some glue penetration on endpapers o/w clean and tight with no marks, 139pp, Very Good. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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5 Masefield, John Wanderer of Liverpool, The

New York: The MacMillan Company 1930, 1st printing. The story of an 1890s windjammer, her building and her voyages, recounted in prose and poetry by the poet laureate. No dust jacket, 8vo in green satin lightly sunned on spine and corners lightly bumped, titles gilt-stamped on front board, 39 photos and drawings, three foldout plans in rear (doubled 4-fold of midship section, 4-fold of deck plan, 4-fold of sail plan), 139pp, some age-darkening, front hinge loosening, no marks, Good. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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6 McCollum, Lee History and Rhymes of the Lost Battalion

Chicago IL: L. C. McCollum [1919] 1926, 4th printing. A record of the 1st Battalion, 77th Division of the US Army, which was surrounded in the Argonne forest but held and fought its way out. SOFT cover, 12mo, drawings by Franklin Sly, 81pp, some shelf-wear, Good. 
Price: 6.00 USD
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7 McFee, William Reflections of Marsyas, The

Gaylordsville CT: The Slide Mountain Press 1933, edition LIMITED to 300 numbered copies of which this is No. 167. SIGNED by the author. McFee presents a collection of his poetry, prefaced by an essay in which he discusses the obsolesence of poetry in the modern age and how he came to write it anyway. No dust jacket issued, 8vo in patterned paper, 85pp, light shelf-wear, contents clean and tight, Very Good. 
Price: 65.00 USD
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8 Minshall, Herb Yonder the Sea

San Diego CA: Sea World Inc. 1973. Fifty-nine excerpts from the classics of sea literature. No dust jacket, blue cloth embossed on front and spine, name on front endpaper, clean and tight, Very Good. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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9 Neill, Peter Tales of the Sea

New York: Rizzoli International 1992. Peter Neill, of the South Street Maritime Museum which provided the illustrations, presents the preface to seventeen tales and fives poems of the sea. Dust jacket price clipped, square 4to in red cloth, map endpapers, numerous illustrations in b&w and color, glossary, 144pp, contents as new, Fine. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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10 Phillips-Birt, Douglas Reflections in the Sea

Lymington UK: Nautical Publishing Company 1968, 1st edition. Phillips-Birt presents a selection from his column (of the same name) in Yachting Monthly. No dust jacket, 8vo in blue cloth, b&w photos, 111pp, clean and tight, Very Good. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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11 Snow Before the Wind

New York: Gotham House 1938, 1st. Poem by Wilbert Snow depicting life on the Maine Coast, illustrated by Gordon Grant throughout. No dust jacket, bound in sail cloth, no marks, clean and tight, scarce in this condition, Very Good. 
Price: 60.00 USD
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12 Stork, Charles W. On Board Old Ironsides

Mill Valley CA: The Wings Press 1948. Inscribed and SIGNED by the author to his cousin, on title page. Stork presents what he refers to as a rope-yarn epic--a poetic history of the famous frigate and her wartime activities. Dust jacket with price clipped and a few small nicks, 8vo in blue textured satin, heavy stock, 92 pages, clean and tight, near Fine. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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13 Sullivan, A. M. Bottom of the Sea, The

New York: Dun & Bradstreet 1966, 1st. A colleciton of peoms celebrating the mystery of the salt waters of the world in the life of man. No dust jacket, 4to in beige and green cloth with embossed gilt design, top edges gilt, clean and tight with no marks, Very Good. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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14 Sullivan, A. M. Bottom of the Sea, The

New York: Dun & Bradstreet 1966, 1st. A collection of poems celebrating the mystery of the salt waters of the world in the life of man. No dust jacket, 4to in beige and green cloth with embossed gilt design, top edges gilt, clean and tight with no marks, Very Good. 
Price: 8.00 USD
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15 Warden, Herbert W. In Praise of Sailors

New York: Harry N. Abrams / Abradale Press 1978, 1st edition. A well-written and beautifully illustrated nautical anthology of poetry, prose, and art by such masters as Gordon Grant, Otto Fischer, Jack Spurling, Whistler, Church, Homer, and more. Dust jacket, oblong 4to in blue cloth, 186 illustrations including 44 plates in full color, 299pp, owner's name on front endpaper o/w contents as new, near Fine. 
Price: 85.00 USD
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16 Warden, Herbet W. In Praise of Sailors

New York: Harry N. Abrams / Abradale Press 1978, 1st edition. A well-written and beautifully illustrated nautical anthology of poetry, prose, and art by such masters as Grant, Fischer, Spurling, Whitler, Church, Homer, and more. Dust jacket, oblong 4to in blue cloth, 186 illustrations including 44 plates in full color, 299pp, corners very lightly bumped, contents as new, Very Good+. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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