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Letters from Sarah Bulkeley Waterman. Ship Highflyer 1854-1855
1 Letters from Sarah Bulkeley Waterman. Ship Highflyer 1854-1855
Case, Lockwood & Brainard no date @1930's. Hardcover. Spine cover splitting and missing a piece at top. Octavo 
34 pp "Immediately after her marriage to Gurdon Waterman in 1854 the author sailed for Europe on her husband's ship the Highflyer , a clipper ship of the Red Cross Line. Shortly after the last of these letters were written on Oct. 24, 1856, the Highflyer sailed for Hong Kong and was never thereafter heard from." 
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The Story of our Lighthouses and Lightships., Adams, W H Davenport
2 Adams, W H Davenport The Story of our Lighthouses and Lightships.
Nelson and Sons 1891. Green cloth hardcover, black stamping and gilt pic Good. Some dark spotting on bottom foreedge. Octavo 
380 pp Illustrations. Descriptive and Historical 
Price: 40.00 USD
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Francois Valentijn's Description of Ceylon, Arasaratnam, Sinnapam
3 Arasaratnam, Sinnapam Francois Valentijn's Description of Ceylon
Hakluyt Society 1978. 0904180069 / 9780904180060 Hardcover in DJ Good Good Octavo 
395 pp Folding map. Translated from Valentijn's Oud en Nieuw Oost-Indies (Old and New East Indies) - the fifth volume published in 17th century. 
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The Yankee Whaler., Ashley, Clifford
4 Ashley, Clifford The Yankee Whaler.
Halcyon House 1942 Hardcover Good, some wear. Octavo 
149 pp @50 photographs "contains hitherto unpublished matter, such as the log-book of the sloop Manufactor, the oldest whaling log in existence. Here is new light on those much-mooted points, the invention of the schooner and the breathing of the whales; and much whalemen's lore concerning methods of attack and the behavior of the quarry. Here are all the details of whaleship construction, rigging and navigation, gear and craft, and side-lights on the unique personalities of the whalemen from New Bedford, Nantucket, and Long Island ports. Here, in short, is the most detailed and superbly illustrated book on American whaling which has been ever been written." 
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5 Ballard, Robert Exploring the Lusitania : Probing the mysteries of the sinking that changed history.
Warner Madison Press 1995 0446518514 / 9780446518512 Hardcover in DJ Good Good Quarto 
227 pp 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Wander-Ships. Folk Stories of the Sea - with Notes on their Origin., Bassett, Wilbur
6 Bassett, Wilbur Wander-Ships. Folk Stories of the Sea - with Notes on their Origin.
Chicago Open Court : 1917 Hardcover. Blue cloth, pictorial, gilt lettering. Good, some rubbing to head and foot Octavo 
139 pp 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Folklore and the Sea. The American Maritime Library Volume VI., Beck, Horace
7 Beck, Horace Folklore and the Sea. The American Maritime Library Volume VI.
Wesleyan University Press. 1973. 0819540625 / 9780819540621 Hardcover in DJ. Good Good Octavo 
463 pp "Here are the stories, the legends, the tales which, in the oral tradition, form the lore of the sea...the lore still current among the folk of the English-speaking world" 
Price: 15.00 USD
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8 Belcher, Lady The Mutineers of the Bounty and their Descendants in Pitcairn and Norfolk Islands.
New York Harper : 1871 Hardcover. Library Binding. Ex-lib, usual lib markings. Flyleaf loose but present. Needs a bookbinder's tender mercies. Octavo 
377 pp 9 plates 
Price: 50.00 USD
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9 Bowen, Frank The Sea, Its History and Romance.
London Halton, Truscott and Smith :  no date @1920's.  Hardcover. Cover has some damage on both volumes. Text block is in good condition. Quarto 
2 volumes only of 4. @ 300 pages each volume. Originally made in magazine form, rebound later with covers included at the back of each volume. Photographs of old illustrations throughout. Vol I covers nautical history up to about 1697. Vol II covers nautical history from 1698-1783. 
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10 Cameron, Roderick The Golden Haze.with Captain Cook in the South Pacific.
Weidenfeld and Nicolson 1964. Hardcover. Good  Octavo 
283 pp

"Mr. Cameron has reconstructed the shipboard life of the voyagers, patterns of living on the islands, and the reactions of the eighteenth-century Englishmen who were seeing Polynesia for the first time." 
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Mistress of the Seas., Carlova, John
11 Carlova, John Mistress of the Seas.
Citadel 1964. Hardcover in DJ. Good/Good. Octavo 
Story of Anne Bonny. 
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Boatbuilding : A Complete Handbook of Wooden Boat Construction., Chapelle, Howard
12 Chapelle, Howard Boatbuilding : A Complete Handbook of Wooden Boat Construction.
Norton. 1941 First edition so stated. Hardcover. Some wear and soiling. Owner inscription. Octavo 
624 pp 
Price: 25.00 USD
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The History of American Sailing Ships.  More than 200 Illus., Chapelle, Howard
13 Chapelle, Howard The History of American Sailing Ships. More than 200 Illus.
Bonanza 1982 0517023326 / 9780517023327 Hardcover in DJ Good Good Octavo 
400 pp 
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Yacht  Designing and Planning for Yachtsman, Students & Amateurs., Chapelle, Howard
14 Chapelle, Howard Yacht Designing and Planning for Yachtsman, Students & Amateurs.
New York Norton : 1936 First edition so stated. Hardcover. Owner inscription, some foxing on first few pages. Octavo 
319 pp 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Old Sea Paintings., Chatterton, E. Keble
15 Chatterton, E. Keble Old Sea Paintings.
Bodley Head John Lane : 1928 Hardcover. Good, some wear to head and foot. Scattered foxing throughout. Quarto 
179 pp The Story of Maritime Art as depicted by the Great Masters. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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British merchant adventurers (Britain in pictures)., Collis, Maurice
16 Collis, Maurice British merchant adventurers (Britain in pictures).
London W. Collins : 1942 Hardcover Good, some wear. Octavo 
48 pp 8 color plates and 24 in black and white.

Chapters include : Ralph Fitch: Merchant Traveller, India (1583-1611), Sir Thomas Roe: Merchant-Ambassador, India (1580-1644), Samuel White: Merchant-Interloper, India/South Seas (1650-1689), Robert Clive: Merchant-Soldier, India (1725-1774), Mungo Park: Merchant-Explorer, Africa (1771-1806), Thomas Stamford Raffles: Merchant-Administrator, Java (1781-1829). 
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The Hurricane Wreck of the Ship Serica. A Personal Narrative of Peril and Adventure. The Wonderful Adventures of a Manxman., Cubbin, Thomas.
17 Cubbin, Thomas. The Hurricane Wreck of the Ship Serica. A Personal Narrative of Peril and Adventure. The Wonderful Adventures of a Manxman.
London Simpkin, Marshall : 1870. Gilt and gold lettering and stamping on red cloth Some discoloration and wear to cover. Some foxing on a few pages. Small octavo 
212 pp Narrative of the Shipmaster of the Serica of his journey from Birkenhead to Aden with his wife and family. The later loss of the ship during a hurricane and more tragic loss of a son at sea. Subsequent visit to Madagascar. 
Price: 500.00 USD
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Greyhounds of the Sea. The Story of the American Clipper Ship., Cutler, Carl
18 Cutler, Carl Greyhounds of the Sea. The Story of the American Clipper Ship.
Putnams 1930 First edition so stated. Blue cloth hardcover with gold gilt lettering. Some wear to cover. Light foxing on a few pages Quarto 
592 pp Color, black and white photographs, designs throughout. In Appendix I can be found Ships, Measurements, Place and Date of Construction, Owner, Appendix II has Record Sailing Passages, Appendix III has List of 119 Voyages by Ships reported American, in the China-to-England trade between 1850 to 1860 inclusive, Appendix IV has California Voyages, Appendix V has log from Flying Cloud, Appendix VI has log from Andrew Jackson, Appendix VII has Ship ands Sail Plans from original models and plans 
Price: 40.00 USD
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The Nagle Journal : A Diary of the Life of Jacob Nagle, Sailor from the year 1775-1841., Dann, John C.
19 Dann, John C. The Nagle Journal : A Diary of the Life of Jacob Nagle, Sailor from the year 1775-1841.
Weidenfiled and Nicolson. 1988. 1555842232 / 9781555842239 Hardcover in DJ Ex-lib, usual lib markings Good Quarto 
402 pp "Shares the reminiscences of Nagle, who served with Washington during the Revolutionary War and sailed around the world on American and British ships." 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Oceanic., Dixon, Roland
20 Dixon, Roland Oceanic.
Marshall Jones 1916 Vol 9 Hardcover. Ex-lib, usual lib markings. Title page has library punch holes. Octavo 
From Mythology of All Races series. Vol 9 . 364 pp Folding map, plates. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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