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Items By Category: All Categories: Transportation: Nautical
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1.   Briggs, L. Vernon
Around Cape Horn To Honolulu On The Bark Amy Turner 1880
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Publisher: Charles E. Lauriat Co. Boston 1926 c1925
First Edition Near fine in navy blue cloth with gilt text on the spine and with blind embossed front board. A small quarto measuring 9" by 6" with map end sheets. Without a dust jacket. One of only 550 copies printed with this copy identified as number 67. Additionally, this is a presentation copy with the author's dated inscription to "Elizabeth" of Jan. 1, 1926 "with wishes for a Happy New Year" | from | Vernon. 186 pages of text. Illustrated with a frontispiece image of the bark "Amy Turner", photographs and etchings. The compelling story of a young 16 year-old boy who ships out as a passenger aboard the Amy Turner bound from Boston to the Sandwich Islands (Hawaii) by way of Cape Horn. Our code number = TB26997

Appr.: | AUD 268.82 CAD 271.74 EUR 186.57 GBP 149.25 JPY 25,000.00 MXN 3,125.00 ZAR 2,688.17 

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2.   Mowat, Farley
Bay of Spirits A Love Story
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Publisher: Carroll & Graf New York 2007
First Edition Fine in blue and cream colored paper covered boards with bold gilt text stamping on the spine. In a fine, unclipped dust jacket. 360 pages of text followed by two pages of ads for other books by the author. Illustrated throughout with photographs. Our code number = TB22630

Appr.: | AUD 32.26 CAD 32.61 EUR 22.39 GBP 17.91 JPY 3,000.00 MXN 375.00 ZAR 322.58 

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3.   Smeeton, Miles
Once is Enough
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Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company Inc. New York (1959)
First Edition Very good in dark blue cloth covered boards with gilt text and decorations on the spine. An octavo measuring 8 1/4" by 5 1/2" with minor shelf wear, light foxing to the end sheets and with a prior owner's name and date on the front paste down. In a very good- unclipped dust jacket with 1/8" deep chips across both ends of the spine area and a 1/2" triangular shaped chip at the lower edge of the front panel. With a foreword by Nevil Shute. 205 pages of text illustrated with a section of black and white photographs with a number of line drawings and maps within the text. From the jacket: "An incredible true adventure superbly told."Our code number = TB24736

Appr.: | AUD 37.63 CAD 38.04 EUR 26.12 GBP 20.90 JPY 3,500.00 MXN 437.50 ZAR 376.34 

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4.   Villiers, Alan, J.
The Sea In Ships The Story Of A Sailing Ship's Voyage Round Cape Horn
 
Publisher: William Morrow & Company New York 1932
First Edition Very good+ in light blue cloth covered boards with a paper label on the spine. A small quarto measuring 9 3/4" by 7 1/4" with a Christmas gift inscription on the first free end page in pencil. The spine and for a distance of 1" on to the boards the cloth is faded. The book is otherwise in very collectible condition with the pages tight and clean. Eleven pages of text followed by 112 black and white photographs taken by the author. Tipped-in at the rear of the book is a fold-out line drawing of a four-masted barque which is in fine shape. Our code number = TB24729

Appr.: | AUD 32.26 CAD 32.61 EUR 22.39 GBP 17.91 JPY 3,000.00 MXN 375.00 ZAR 322.58 

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5.   Various Authors,
The Sea, The Ship and the Sailor Tales of Adventure From Log Books and Original Narratives
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Publisher: Marine Research Society Salem 1925
First Edition Very good- in 1/4 black cloth and marbled paper covered boards with gilt text on the spine and illustrated end sheets. The cloth at the head of the spine shows a 1/4" deep closed tear with shallow related chipping of`1/32" on either side. There is the ghost of a prior owner's book plate on the first free end page. The title page and many of the illustrated plates within the text show mild foxing. Without its issued dust jacket. One of only ninety-seven copies printed and this copy is identified as number "95". 353 pages including an index of text illustrated with maps and black and white photographs. With an introduction by Captain Elliot Snow. The seventh volume in the series of publications by the Marine Research Society.Our code number = TB22610

Appr.: | AUD 107.53 CAD 108.70 EUR 74.63 GBP 59.70 JPY 10,000.00 MXN 1,250.00 ZAR 1,075.27 

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