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1 Chapelle, Howard I. American Fishing Schooners, The: 1825-1935

New York: W. W. Norton and Company 1973, 1st printing. A comprehensive discussion of American fishing schooners and their evolution across the period, with plans, extensive design details, fittings, and gear. Dust jacket price clipped, 8vo in brick cloth, profusely illustrated with line drawings and b&w photographs, index, 690pp, owner's bookplate o/w no marks, tight, Fine/Very Good. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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2 Connolly, James B. Trawler, The

New York: Charles Scribner's Sons 1914, 1st printing. One of Connolly's classic tales of the fishermen of Gloucester, presented here in its original 12mo format, halfbound in brown cloth and paper with drawing on front board, 70pp, edges untrimmed, corners lightly scuffed, label from Citizens' Circulating Library of Amherst NS pasted down on front endpaper but no other ex-library markings, owner's name and 1931 date in pencil o/w no marks, clean and tight, overall a rather nice copy of the 1st edition, Good+. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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3 Dade Sail and Oar: A North Sea Sketch Book

London: J. M. Dent and Sons 1933. A North Sea sketch book, with 100 pen-and-ink sketches by Ernest Dade, and a preface by Peter F. Anson. No dust jacket, small 4to in blue cloth, boards slightly warped, joints and edges frayed, upper front joint split, glue penetration on endpapers, contents clean and tight with no marks, overall quite a nice copy of a quite scarce book of maritime art. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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4 Dillon, Patrick Lost at Sea

New York: The Dial Press 1998. Dillon tells the true story of the Alaskan crabbing vessels Americus and Altair, lost in February, 1983, in the Bering Sea. Dust jacket, 8vo in black cloth, diagrams of vessels, 264pp, contents as new, Fine. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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5 Duncan, Norman Dr. Grenfell's Parish

New York: Fleming H. Revell Company 1905, 1st edition. Duncan describes the work of Wilfred Grenfell, of the Royal National Mission to Deep-Sea Fishermen, at work on the coasts of Newfoundland and Labrador. No dust jacket, 8vo in brown cloth with pictorial on front board, 16 b&w plates, 155pp plus adverts, EX-LIBRARY with usual marks, joints split and tape repaired fairly neatly, contents clean and tight, decent reading copy, overall Fair. 
Price: 6.00 USD
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6 German, Andrew W. Down on T Wharf

Mystic CT: Mystic Seaport Museum, Inc., American Maritime Library series, Volume X, 1982. A remarkable record of the Boston fisheries between 1908 and 1920, as told through the photographs of Henry D. Fisher. Dust jacket lightly rubbed, 4to in green cloth, 177 b&w photos, end notes, sources, index, 156pp, clean and tight with no marks, near Fine/Very Good. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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7 German, Andrew W. Down on T Wharf

Mystic CT: Mystic Seaport Museum, Inc., the American Maritime Library series, Volume X, 1982. A remarkable record of the Boston fisheries between 1908 and 1920, as told through the photographs of Henry D. Fisher. Dust jacket lightly rubbed, 4to in green cloth, 177 b&w photos, end notes, sources, index, 156pp, clean and tight with no marks, near Fine/Very Good. 
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8 Innes, Hammond Atlantic Fury

New York: Alfred A. Knopf 1962, BCE. Innes sets his novel in the wild out-lands of the Hebrides, where a man finds himself caught in a raging gale with a dead man in its hold. Dust jacket lightly chipped, 8vo in gray cloth, 242pp, clean and tight with no marks, Very Good. 
Price: 8.00 USD
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9 Junger, Sebastian Perfect Storm, The

New York: W. W. Norton and Company 1997, 1st edition, 4th printing. A taut and fearful tale of the storm of the century, and a tiny swordfishing boat in its throes. Dust jacket, 8vo in red cloth, 227pp, as new, Fine/Fine. 
Price: 5.00 USD
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10 Junger, Sebastian Perfect Storm, The

New York: W. W. Norton and Company 1997, 1st printing thus. Junger spins a taut and fearful tale of the storm of the century, and a tiny swordfishing boat caught in its throes. SOFT cover, 8vo, 227pp, no marks, near Fine. 
Price: 6.00 USD
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11 Junger, Sebastian Perfect Storm, The

New York: Random House Audiobooks 1998. Junger presents a taut and fearful tale of the storm of the century, and a tiny swordfishing boat in its throes; made into a popular movie. Boxed set of six cassettes, unabridged, 9 hours, Fine. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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12 Junger, Sebastian Perfect Storm, The

New York: W. W. Norton and Company 1997, 1st edition, 3rd printing. A taut and fearful tale of the storm of the century, and a tiny swordfishing boat in its throes. Dust jacket with price clipped, 8vo in red cloth, 227pp, as new, Fine/near Fine. 
Price: 8.00 USD
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13 Junger, Sebastian Perfect Storm, The

New York: W. W. Norton and Company 1997, 1st edition, 3rd printing. A taut and fearful tale of the storm of the century, and a tiny swordfishing boat in its throes. Dust jacket, 8vo in red cloth, 227pp, as new, Fine/Fine. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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14 Junger, Sebastian Perfect Storm, The

New York: W. W. Norton and Company 1997, 1st edition, 1st printing. A taut and fearful tale of the storm of the century, and a tiny swordfishing boat in its throes. Dust jacket, 8vo half-bound in red cloth and grey paper, 227pp, the letter 'H' on front endpaper o/w no marks, contents and dj as new, near Fine/Fine. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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15 Lewis, Norman Voices of the Old Sea

New York: Viking Penguin Inc. 1985, stated 1st US. Evocation of a village, and a way of life, caught in the throes of change. Dust jacket, 8vo halfbound in white cloth and blue paper, 202pp, contents as new, near Fine. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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16 McCloskey, William Breakers

Guildford CT: The Lyons Press 2004. A novel about the commercial fishermen of Alaska. SOFT cover, 8vo perfect-bound, 350pp, no marks, Very Good. 
Price: 5.00 USD
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17 Melcon, H. A. Iceland Fisherman, An

no city: The Booklovers Library c1917. A tale of Brittany, translated from the French by Pierre Loti. No dust jacket, 12mo three-quarter bound in leather and marbled paper boards, spine detached and absent, partially tape mended (badly), bookplate on outside front endpaper, marbled endpaper, rear outside endpaper cut out, darkened in gutter of title due apparently to the glue used to tip in tissue over frontispiece, no foxing, 326pp, reading copy of a nice edition, overall Poor. 
Price: 8.00 USD
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18 Smith, Nancy Jason the Lobsterman

Martha's Vineyard MA: The Tashmoo Press 1978. Smith and photographer Hilda Bijur capture the endearing story of a young boy learning to be a lobsterman. SOFT cover, 4to, b&w photographs on very page, 41 unnumbered pages, no marks, Very Good. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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19 Wolfe In Alaskan Waters

Caldwell ID: The Caxton Printers, Ltd. 1943, 2nd printing. A no-nonsense exposition of the life of deep sea fishermen. No dust jacket, blue cloth frayed and badly rubbed, pulled at top and bottom of spine, corners bumped, contents clean and tight with no marks, overall Poor. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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