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1.   Van Dorn, William G. (Ill. Richard Van Dorn)
Oceanography and Seamanship
Publisher: New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, 1974.
28 X 20 cm. VG/No dj. Full blue cloth, xi, 481 pp, 169 figures, footnotes, bibliography, index. Extremities lightly rubbed & spine lightly sunned. According to the preface, "This is a book about boats and the sea looked at from the vantage of a quarter of a century as a research oceanographer and of nearly twice that long going to sea in everything from two barrels lashed together to an aircraft carrier. It attempts to explain in practical terms what the ocean is really like, why boats behave as they do, and what the average skipper can do to make his voyages safer and more comfortable." Contents: origin & nature of the oceans; meteorology; ocean circulation; principles of wave motion; ocean waves; ship dynamics; heavy weather seamanship; emergency procedures. Shipping weight 4 lbs. (International 3 lbs., 8 oz.)

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2.   Henderson, Richard with Bartlett S. Dunbar and William E. Brooks III
Sail and Power
Publisher: Annapolis, MD: Naval Institute Press, 1979.
3rd Ed. 22 X 22 cm. VG/G+. Black boards, white titles on spine, xii, 406, [1] pp. Edges & spine ends rubbed. DJ rubbed, with tear up to 2 cm and small chips; in Brodart archvival cover. This book was written for use as a text in the U. S. Naval Academy. Shipping weight 4 lbs. (International 3 lbs., 4 oz.)

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