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Last Whales, The

By: Abbey, Lloyd

Price: $8.00

Seller ID: 42289


New York: Grove Weidenfeld 1989, 1st printing. Although it is impossible for a human being to view things through the eyes and mind of a whale, Abbey's novel comes about as close as one can get. Dust jacket, 8vo, half-bound in green cloth and paper, map endpapers, glossary, 358pp, Fine/Fine. View more info

Folklore and the Sea

By: Beck, Horace

Price: $40.00

Seller ID: 33105


Mystic CT: Marine Historical Association, American Maritime Library, Volume VI, 1973. Stories, legends, tales of the sea--the lore still current among the folk of the English-speaking world. Dust jacket rubbed with several small chips and tears but intact, 4to in blue cloth, b&w photos, notes, bibliography, index, 463pp, contents as new, Very Good. View more info

Wild Voice of the North

By: Carrighar

Price: $15.00

Seller ID: 22463


Garden City NY: Doubleday & Co. 1959. The true story of Bobo, part wolf and part dog, and his life in Nome. Dust jacket, grey cloth, clean and tight, Good. View more info

Oysterback Spoken Here

By: Chappell, Helen

Price: $20.00

Seller ID: 45342


Baltimore: Woodholme House Publishers 1998, 1st printing. Helen Chappell's second collection of uproarious tales from Oysterbank, Maryland, that curious town somewhere on the Eastern Shore of the Chesapeake Bay. SOFT cover, 8vo, illustrations by syndicated cartoonist Rick Kollinger, 163pp, as new, Fine. View more info

Talking Tidewater

By: Harwood, Richard

Price: $6.00

Seller ID: 45085


Chestertown MD: The Literary House Press, Washington College 1996. An anthology of 15 short pieces on the Chesapeake by noted writers of the area, including John Barth, Tom Horton, William W. Warner, and others. SOFT cover, 8vo perfect-bound, 204pp, owner's inscription o half-title o/w no marks, Very Good. View more info

HMS Marathon

By: Langsford, A. E.

Price: $15.00

Seller ID: 20547


Novato CA: Presidio 1990, 1st US. The tale of a cruiser captain on the Malta run in WWII. Dust jacket, 8vo in blue cloth, 240pp, as new, Fine/Fine. View more info

My Boy John That Went to Sea

By: Marshall, James V.

Price: $5.00

Seller ID: 23989


New York: William Morrow 1956. First-rate adventure story complete with a whale hunt, titanic storm, and personal growth. Dust jacket, 8vo halfbound in blue cloth, tape marks on boards, 144pp, EX-LIBRARY stamps on endpapers and title, pocket in rear, contents clean and tight, overall Fair. View more info

Looking For a Ship

By: McPhee, John

Price: $15.00

Seller ID: 41073


Thorndike ME: Thorndike Press [1990] 1991 large print edition. McPhee presents an extraordinary tale of life aboard what may be one of the last American merchant ships, the SS Stella Lykes. No dust jacket, 8vo in pictorial cloth, large type throughout, 299pp, clean and tight with no marks, near Fine/-. View more info

Reflections in the Sea

By: Phillips-Birt, Douglas

Price: $10.00

Seller ID: 37299


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. View more info

Those in Peril on the Sea

By: Stackpole

Price: $35.00

Seller ID: 27690


New York: Dial Press 1962. Eighteen of the greatest first-person adventures of the sea, from the shipwreck of St. Paul to the atomic submarine, lavishly illustrated. Dust jacket lightly rubbed, tall 4to halfbound in blue and beige buckram, pictorial endpapers, hundreds of b&w plates and figures, 272pp, Very Good. View more info

Tales of the Malayan Coast

By: Wildman, Rounsevelle

Price: $40.00

Seller ID: 34410


Boston: Lothrop Publishing Co. 1899. Stories by Rounsevelle Wildman, Special Commissioner for the Straits Settlement and Siam, and later US Consul General to Hong Kong, illustrated by Henry Sandham. No dust jacket, 8vo in pictorial front board, blue cloth, top edges gilt, other edges untrimmed, 347pp, inscribed label dated 1906 on outside front endpaper, very minor dent in lower edge of front board, corners lightly frayed, the contents are clean and remarkably tight wi... View more info