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Incredible Mysteries and Legends of the Sea

by Snow, Edward Rowe

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Published
1967
Condition
Good in good dust jacket. Signed by author. Minor page block soiling. Jacket has light edge tears.
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$12.00

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New York.: Dodd, Mead & Company., 1967. Hard cover. Good in good dust jacket. Signed by author. Minor page block soiling. Jacket has light edge tears.. 1 Green cloth over boards. Black spine titles. Color illustrated jacket: sailing ship in raging sea. 21 cm. B&W Illustrations, Maps. Index. These 22 tales include some that stretch credulity, and many… Read more
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Sole Survivor

by McCunn, Ruthanne Lum

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1985
Condition
Very good. Minor cover wear.
Edition
"A Dolphin Book Club Alternative".
ISBN
9780932538628
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$7.00

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Design Enterprises of San Francisco., 1985. "A Dolphin Book Club Alternative".. Trade paperback. Very good. Minor cover wear.. 1 Trade paperback. Blue glossy covers w/ B&W photo, man on raft; white titles. 235 p. B&W photos, map. Audience: General/trade. Within 2 minutes of being torpedoed on November 23, 1942, the Benlomond sank in the Atlantic. The sole survivor… Read more
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The Prize Game: Lawful Looting on the High Seas in the Days of Fighting Sail

by Petrie, Donald A

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
2001
Condition
Very good. Remainder mark, top page block.
Edition
First edition. 1st Berkley printing.
ISBN
9780425178294
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$9.00

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New York.: Berkley Publishing Group., 2001. First edition. 1st Berkley printing.. Trade paperback. Very good. Remainder mark, top page block.. 1 Paperback w/ decorated covers: map, ships, portrait. 4.5x8 in. Glued binding. 217 p. B&W art, facsimiles. Audience: General/trade. Broadsides, blockades, mutiny, piracy. In the Middle Ages, battles were on land, with no organized naval support, so mercenaries… Read more
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Voyage in the Beagle

by Goldsmith, John

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1978
Condition
Very good in very good dust jacket.
ISBN
9780701123949
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$7.00

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London.: Chatto & Windus., 1978. Hard cover. Very good in very good dust jacket.. 1 Light blue paper over boards; gold spine titles. 23 cm. 196 p. Color and B&W photos. Audience: General/trade. In 1831, explorer and scientist Charles Darwin set out in the HMS Beagle dropping anchor in Brazil, Tierra del Fuego, and the Galapagos Islands. The… Read more
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Capt. Joshua Slocum; The Life and Voyages of America's Best Known Sailor

by Slocum, Victor

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Published
1950
Condition
Very good in poor dust jacket. Near fine book volume. Jacket front and end papers trimmed and tacked into book. Few light blemis
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$17.00

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New York.: Sheridan House., 1950. Hard cover. Very good in poor dust jacket. Near fine book volume. Jacket front and end papers trimmed and tacked into book. Few light blemishes to book cover.. Fogarty, Thomas and Varian, George (Previously published drawings by); and Roesner, Charles (Drawings by).. 1 Navy blue cloth over boards. Gold spine titles w/ 3-masted… Read more
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The Ghost Ship

by Middleton, Richard Barham

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1953
Condition
Very good. Some pages have pulled way from binding.
Edition
In red on title page, woodcut art, GHP logo. Unknown print run.
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$19.00

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Madison NJ.: Golden Hind Press., 1953. In red on title page, woodcut art, GHP logo. Unknown print run.. Wraps. Very good. Some pages have pulled way from binding.. De Pol, John (Wood Engravings by).. 1 First edition. Card stock green covers overlapping pages. Gray front titles. Three stitched binding points, threads along spine. 36 p. plus FEPs; 16x24… Read more
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Samuel Morey: The Edison of his Day

by Carter, George Calvin

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1945
Condition
Fine. No dust jacket. Signed by author. Tucked in: a poem by Geo. C. Carter, "I'm Sixty".
Edition
Presumed 1st. Same date title and copyright pages.
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$24.00

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Concord NH.: George Calvin Carter / The Rumford Press., 1945. Presumed 1st. Same date title and copyright pages.. Hard cover. Fine. No dust jacket. Signed by author. Tucked in: a poem by Geo. C. Carter, "I'm Sixty".. Wentworth, Francis R (B&W Photograph by).. 1 First edition. 100 p. Author B&W portrait frontispiece plus 10 other photos: locations, architecture.… Read more
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A Summer's Cruise in the Yacht "Swordfish" Auxiliary Yawl

by Parmelee, G. L., The Skipper (As related by)

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Published
1911
Condition
Very good. No dust jacket. Near fine.
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$38.00

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Boston.: Self-published., 1911. Hard cover. Very good. No dust jacket. Near fine.. 1 64 p. Maroon cloth over boards. Gold stamped titles, front. 18 cm. B&W photos. Original volume. Subtitle, "Being a Composite Narrative of the Events of About Thirty Years, Chronicled in Many Logs". Two sections: "Cruise of the Swordfish" and "A Summer's Cruise in 1911". Set… Read more
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Glenans Sailing Manual (Revised U.S.A. Edition)

by Harle, Philippe, and with Rougevin-Baville (Collaboration by)

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1969
Condition
Good in very good dust jacket. Ex-library. First end paper corner clipped. Clean volume and pages, save for library tape marks.
Edition
1967 edition, reprinted 1969.
ISBN
9780828600095
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$8.00

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Tuckahoe NY.: John De Graff, Inc., 1969. 1967 edition, reprinted 1969.. Hard cover. Good in very good dust jacket. Ex-library. First end paper corner clipped. Clean volume and pages, save for library tape marks.. Delhumeau, Jean-Paul (Illustrations and layout by). 1 Light green sturdy cloth over boards. Pen&Ink diagrams. This is the manual used by students of sailing… Read more
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Shoreline and Sextant: Practical Coastline Navigation

by Budlong, John P.

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1977
Condition
Fine in fine dust jacket. Signed by previous owner.
Edition
First edition. 1st printing.
ISBN
9780442211424
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$24.00

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Van Nostrand Reinhold Inc., U.S., 1977. First edition. 1st printing.. Hard cover. Fine in fine dust jacket. Signed by previous owner.. 1 Turquoise cloth over boards. Gold spine titles. 214 p. Audience: Professional and scholarly. Proven, practical techniques of piloting, navigating for sailors while within sight of land.
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The Great Buccaneer; Being the Life, Death, and Extraordinary Adventures of Sir Henry Morgan, Buccaneer and Lieutenant Governor of Jamaica.

by Lindsay, Philip

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1951
Condition
Good in good dust jacket. Jacket has short edge tears, wear; jacket spine sun-fade. Light book cover surface aging, deterioratio
Edition
Author copyright. Label pasted over 1950 copyright text.
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$11.00

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New York.: Wilfred Funk Inc., 1951. Author copyright. Label pasted over 1950 copyright text.. Hard cover. Good in good dust jacket. Jacket has short edge tears, wear; jacket spine sun-fade. Light book cover surface aging, deterioration. Top page block foxing.. 1 Light blue cloth over boards. Gold spine titles. 305 p. 21 cm. For mature readers: Biography of… Read more
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A Master of Craft

by Jacobs, W.W.

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Published
1900
Condition
Very good. No dust jacket. Signed by previous owner. Light cover wear. Age-toning.
Edition
"Special Limited Edition".
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$19.00

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Nw York.: B.W. Dodge., 1900. "Special Limited Edition".. Hard cover. Very good. No dust jacket. Signed by previous owner. Light cover wear. Age-toning.. 1 339 p. Royal blue cloth over boards. B&W oval cover inset: B&W photo small sailing ship. Red titles. 20 cm. Author William Wymark Jacobs, b.1885-d.1943, was known for his humorous short stories and novels.… Read more
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The Impossible Voyage.

by Blyth, Chay, and Anderson, J.R.L. (Prologue by)

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1973
Condition
Good.
ISBN
9780345033826
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$5.00

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New York.: Ballantine Books by arr. w/ G. P Putnam's Sons., 1973. Mass-market paperback. Good.. Foss, Chris (Cover art by).. 1 Mass-market paperback. 219 p. Color photo section. Autobiographical: One lone man makes a sea passage in a small yacht. He became the first to sail non-stop around the world, "uphill against the winds and current". Prologue: "The… Read more
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Sam Noble, Able Seaman 'Tween Decks in the 'Seventies; An Autobiography

by Noble, Sam, and Davidson, A.F., Rear-Admiral, R.N., D.S.O. (Foreword by)

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1926
Condition
Very good in poor dust jacket. Light spine end and corner wear. Rear board inside shows light damp stain. Jacket has considerabl
Edition
No print line, "First Published" in the U.S.A., 1926.
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$12.00

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New York.: Frederick A. Stokes Company., 1926. No print line, "First Published" in the U.S.A., 1926.. Hard cover. Very good in poor dust jacket. Light spine end and corner wear. Rear board inside shows light damp stain. Jacket has considerable soiling, edge tears, repaired w/ clear tape inside. Light interior foxing before frontispiece.. 1 First edition. 305 p.… Read more
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Economic Aspects of the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence Ship Channel

by MacElwee, Roy S., and Ritter, Alfred H.

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1921
Condition
Good. No dust jacket. Interior clean, nice. Binding sturdy. Cover has minor soiling, discoloration. Light bumps to extremities.
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$15.00

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New York.: The Ronald Press., 1921. Hard cover. Good. No dust jacket. Interior clean, nice. Binding sturdy. Cover has minor soiling, discoloration. Light bumps to extremities.. 1 Dark blue cloth over boards. 291 p., [6] folded leaves of plates: ill., maps, charts; 22 cm. Following the "river and harbor act" approved in 1919, this investigation was overseen by… Read more
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The Great River Caper: Down the Mississippi Head to Toe

by Wright, D. Edward, and Berryhill, Elaine (Grammatical Editing by)

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1995
Condition
Very good. Signed by author. Light, small spill soil, top page block. Near fine.
Edition
First edition. Stated 1st.
ISBN
9780963602312
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$7.00

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Albuquerque NM.: Ageless Adventures., 1995. First edition. Stated 1st.. Trade paperback. Very good. Signed by author. Light, small spill soil, top page block. Near fine.. 1 Trade paperback (US). Glued binding. 157 p. Retired Albuquerque businessman Ed Wright began his journey at the headwaters of the Mississippi River in Lake Itasca, MN, and reached the Gulf of Mexico… Read more
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Ship of Gold in the Deep Blue Sea

by Kinder, Gary

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1998
Condition
Very good in very good dust jacket. Near fine, unmarked. Top page block lightly soiled.
Edition
First edition. 1st printing.
ISBN
9780871134646
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$6.00

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New York.: Atlantic Monthly Press., 1998. First edition. 1st printing.. Hard cover. Very good in very good dust jacket. Near fine, unmarked. Top page block lightly soiled.. 1 Glued binding. Cloth and paper over boards. 507 p. Contains: Illustrations. Audience: General/trade. Disaster at sea: Side-wheel steamer in 1857, the S.S. Central America, carrying nearly 600 passengers from the… Read more
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Deep Water Days (The Romance of America's History Series)

by Swan, Oliver G (Edited by)

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1929
Condition
Good. No dust jacket. Signed by previous owner. Spine end damage. Spine darkening. Clean pages. Minor edge age-toning to covers.
Edition
First edition. Stated 1st Edition.
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$9.00

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Philadelphia.: Marcie Smith Co., 1929. First edition. Stated 1st Edition.. Hard cover. Good. No dust jacket. Signed by previous owner. Spine end damage. Spine darkening. Clean pages. Minor edge age-toning to covers. Interior clean.. 1 506 p. Light green cloth over boards; navy blue and dark green art cover borders. Dark green titles. Dramatic blue and white art… Read more
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Along the Clipper Way

by Chichester, Francis, And Others

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1974
Condition
Good. No dust jacket as issued. Title page corner-clipped. Single spine crease.
Edition
2nd printing.
ISBN
9780330300407
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$4.00

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Pan, 1974. 2nd printing.. Mass-market paperback. Good. No dust jacket as issued. Title page corner-clipped. Single spine crease.. 0 287p. Foreword, June 1967. Map: Great Clipper Way, Sydney-Plymouth, with description. Originally published, Hodder & Stoughton, 1966. With extracts from Francis Drake, Shackleton, Slocum and Smeeton, Dana and Ann Davison, Bardiaux and Basil Lubbock, Bullen, Bombard and Conor O'Brien,… Read more
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Sea of Glory: America's Voyage of Discovery: The U.S. Exploring Expedition, 1838-1842

by Philbrick, Nathaniel

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
2003
Condition
Very good in very good dust jacket. Jacket has short edge wear, tear, repaired from inside.
Edition
First edition. 1st printing.
ISBN
9780670032310
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$6.50

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New York.: Viking Books., 2003. First edition. 1st printing.. Hard cover. Very good in very good dust jacket. Jacket has short edge wear, tear, repaired from inside.. 1 Paper over boards. 452p. B&W photo sections. Line art maps w/ gray. Audience: General/trade. Explorers / Ethnology, 19th century. The sea was America's first frontier, and in this tale, the… Read more
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