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1 Ackerman, Jennifer Notes from the Shore

New York: Viking 1995, 1st printing. Ackerman writes of discovering the natural life at the ocean's edge, in Lewes, Delaware, across from Cape May, New Jersey. Dust jacket, 8vo in beige cloth, maps, drawings, 187pp, as new, Fine. 
Price: 8.00 USD
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2 Alexander, Robert C. Ho! For Cape Island!

Cape May NJ: Privately Published 1956. Alexander presents a history of Cape May, originally called Cape Island, the famous and well-preserved resort town on the Delaware Bay. No just jacket, 8vo in navy cloth with titles silver-stamped on front board, pictorial endpapers, b&w illustrations, sources, index, 136pp, owner's name on endpaper o/w no marks, Very Good. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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3 Anderson Maritime Mystic

Mystic CT: The Marine Historical Association, Publication No. 39, 1962. A well researched account of a typical New England seaport which flourished during the Age of Sail. SOFT cover, 7x10, 88pp, bibliography and index, no marks, bookplate, index, 88pp, no marks, Very Good. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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4 Anderson, Virginia B. Maritime Mystic

Mystic CT: The Marine Historical Association, Publication No. 39, 1962. A well researched account of a typical New England seaport which flourished during the Age of Sail. SOFT cover, 7x10, 88pp, bibliography and index, no marks, bookplate, index, 88pp, spine sunned and light shelf-wear, contents clean with no marks, Good. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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5 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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6 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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7 Beck, Henry Charlton Jersey Genesis

New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press 1945, 1st printing. The story of a river as told by the river itself and by the people who have loved it for centuries, illustrated with photos by William F. Augustine. Dust jacket chipped but intact, 8vo in red cloth, map endpapers, two small notations in text, o/w no marks, clean and tight, Very Good/Fair. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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8 Beirne, Rosamond R. Hammond-Harwood House and Its Owners, The

Annapolis MD: Hammond-Harwood House 1941. Beirne and co-author Edith R. Bevan describes the fine old house that stands as witness for the Golden Age of Annapolis. No dust jacket, 12mo in blue paper, pictorial endpapers, b&w photos, 65pp, light shelf-wear, owner's name and notation of the house's formal opening in 1948 on free fly, Very Good. 
Price: 8.00 USD
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9 Bemiss, Samuel M. Ancient Adventures

Richmond VA: Garret & Massie [1960] 1964, 2nd printing. Six essays on the history of early Virginia. Dust jacket, 8vo in blue cloth, 53pp, contents clean and tight with no marks, Very Good/Very Good. 
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10 Bixby, William South Street: New York's Seaport Museum

New York: David McKay Company 1972. Here is the story of the great days when South Street was the center of a bustling port, now reconstructed as part of the effort to preserve New York City's maritime heritage. Dust jacket, 4to in blue cloth, map endpapers, b&w illustrations, 114pp, clean and tight with no marks, Very Good+. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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11 Bixby, William South Street: New York's Seaport Museum

New York: David McKay Company 1972. Here is the story of the great days when South Street was the center of a bustling port, now reconstructed as part of the effort to preserve New York City's maritime heritage. Dust jacket, 4to in blue cloth, map endpapers, b&w illustrations, 114pp, clean and tight with no marks, Fine/Fine. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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12 Blaisdell, Paul H. Three Centuries of Winnipesaukee

Concord NH: Privately published by the author, 1936. A loving history of the lake and its watercraft from the earliest times to 1900. No dust jacket, 8vo in green cloth, frontispiece and 13 b&w plates, fold-out diagram of the lake, 77pp, owner's inscription on front endpaper, water damage to outside of rear board with light staining of last 5-6 pages, all text and photos unmarred, overall a Fair copy. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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13 Blanchard Cruising Guide to the Chesapeake, A (1962)

New York: Dodd, Mead 1962 revised edition. Dust jacket ragged, no marks, Fair. 
Price: 6.00 USD
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14 Blanchard, Fessenden S. Cruising Guide to the Chesapeake, A (1951)

New York: Dodd, Mead and Company [1950] 1951, 1st edition, 2nd printing. Patterned after the highly successful Cruising Guide to the New England Coast, Blanchard presents the first edition of what has since become a classic--a comprehensive guide for yachtsmen, based on an extensive tour of the ports and facilities in the Chesapeake Bay area and the advice of local watermen. No dust jacket, 8vo in navy cloth, map endpapers, 12 b&w photographs, 26 charts, 4 notes, two appendices, index, 233pp, shelf-wear with corners just beginning to fray, contents clean, a Fair/- reading copy of a classic guide. 
Price: 8.00 USD
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15 Blanchard, Fessenden S. Cruising Guide to the Chesapeake, A (1968)

New York: Dodd, Mead and Company [1950], 1968 revised edition. Patterned after the highly successful Cruising Guide to the New England Coast, William T. Stone presents an updated edition of what has since become a classic--a comprehensive guide for yachtsmen, based on an extensive tour of the ports and facilities in the Chesapeake Bay area and the advice of local watermen. No dust jacket, 8vo in navy cloth, map endpapers, 12 b&w photographs, 26 charts, two appendices, index, 246pp, boards worn and corners bumped, light spotting to page edges, contents clean with no marks, Fair/-. 
Price: 5.00 USD
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16 Bliven, Bruce Under the Guns: New York 1775-1776

New York: Harper & Row 1972. Bliven provides a clear and compelling account of the tense 15 months when the city lived with a British fleet in the harbor. Dust jacket, 8vo blue cloth, pictorial endpapers, large 18x18 inch fold-out map, end-notes, index, 397pp, no marks, Very Good/Very Good. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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17 Bloomfield, Howard Sailing to the Sun

New York: Dodd, Mead & Company 1942, 1st. Bloomfield describes his journey down the inland waterway from Oxford MD to Florida in a small yacht in 1940. No dust jacket, 8vo in blue cloth, map endpapers, 19 b&w plates, appendix, index, 267pp, no marks, Very Good. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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18 Brace, Gerald W. Between Wind and Water

Camden ME: Down East Magazine 1966, reprint edition. An exploration and celebration of the Maine coast. SOFT cover, 8vo perfect-bound, b&w illustrations by the author, 219pp, inscription o/w no marks, near Fine. 
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19 Bradley, Wendell P. They Live By the Wind

New York: Alfred A. Knopf 1969, 1st edition. The lore and romance of the last sailing workboats: Grand Banks schooners, Chesapeake skipjacks, square-rigged school ships, and Bahamanian fishing sloops, with 40 illustrations. Dust jacket, 87vo in beige cloth with ship design on front board, 37 b&w photos and 2 line drawings, 267pp, contents clean and tight with no marks, near Fine/Very Good. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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20 Bradshaw, Alice Promise of Love, A

Columbus GA: Brentwood Christian Press 1996. Alice Butler, who married a Chesapeake Bay waterman, recalls their life and times on a small island at the mouth of the Great Choptank river, and provides a portrait of a kinder gentler village society in the 1930s--a story told with charm and grace. SOFT cover, 8vo perfect-bound, numerous b&w photos and drawings, 208pp, as new, Fine. 
Price: 23.00 USD
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