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Category: All Categories: Fiction: Historical: Nautical Historical Fiction
9 items found.   List items by:   Author     Title     Publisher
1.
Frye, John & Harriet  
North to Thule: An Imagined Narrative of the Famous Lost Sea Voyage of Pytheas of Massalia in the Fourth Century B.C.

Publisher: Chapel Hill: Algonquin Books, 1985..
190pp. illus. navy cloth tall 8vo: near Fine in a near Fine dj [dj = torn @ top rear cover corner; else nrF] An historical novel written by experienced sailors and illustrated by Harriet Frye.

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Purchase direct from: Auldfarran Books, IOBA. Item number: 13310.
    
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2.
Karig, Walter, and Howard V. Bird  
Don't Tread on Me
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Publisher: Rinehart & Co., New York, 1954.
Review copy with notice. VG+ cloth hardback, VG- DJ. Cover with little spine edge wear, bumped corners, darkened spine. DJ has darkened spine, a little edge wear, tiny chips and some scuffs. Binding tight. End papers and pp look unused. 8vo, 422 pp with biographies of authors inside back cover. States: "A Novel of the Historic Exploits, Military and Gallant, of Commodore John Paul Jones, Founder of the United States Navy.with eye-witness accounts of his many engagements related by the then Midshipman Manesseh Fisher and here retold."

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Purchase direct from: CRBooksellers. Item number: 1458.
    
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3.
O'Brian, Patrick, 1914-2000  
The Unknown Shore

Publisher: Norton [c1959; First American Edition 1995].
313 p.; 22 cm. First printing. O'Brian recounts the adventures and survival of two young men aboard the Wager, driven aground on the Chilean coast during violent winter storms. This is the dark side of, and companion volume to, The Golden Ocean. Color pictorial dj clipped; fine, gift quality. Another copy, the same, second printing, also gift quality. stock#44930x.

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Purchase direct from: The Owl at the Bridge. Item number: 44930.
    
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4.
O'Brian, Patrick, 1914-2000.  
The Hundred Days. [#19 in Aubrey-Maturin series]

Publisher: W. W. Norton [c1998]. 'First American Edition 1998'.
281 p.; 22 cm. "In the Balkans... a horde of Muslim mercenaries is gathering. They are inclined toward Napoleon... but they will not move without a shipment of gold ingots... that Jack Aubrey and Stephen Maturin must at all costs intercept." Color pictorial dj with white spine; VG, gift quality. stock#44652.

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Purchase direct from: The Owl at the Bridge. Item number: 44652.
    
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5.
Parkinson, C. Northcote  
Portsmouth Point: The British Navy in Fiction 1793-1815
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Publisher: Harvard University Press, 1949 Cambridge, MA.
Book. Book condition: Very Good. Very Good. Hardcover 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall "Here is a fascinating picture of naval life afloat and ashore during the Napoleonic wars. The book is an anthology of naval fiction. Its twelve chapters, prefaced by the author's lively original observations, group together excerpts from works ranging from John Davis's The Post-Captain to Captain Marryatt's Frank Mildmay. All the writers had firsthand experience of the sea, and they write with gusto, humor and authenticity of the officers, midshipmen, and crew; the food and dialect and profanity; the brutalities and discomforts of life at sea; the wine and women and song in the harbor. Copiously illustrated, Portsmouth Point makes delightful reading for anyone even casually interested in the sea.." 154 pages with index. Book is in VERY GOOD condition. Dust jacket is in VERY GOOD condition; minor wear to edges.

Appr.: | AUD 13.42 CAD 12.99 EUR 9.01 GBP 7.43 JPY 1,000.00 MXN 166.67 ZAR 147.06 

Purchase direct from: Lenny's Rare Books. Item number: 002371.
    
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6.
Parkinson, C. Northcote  
Portsmouth Point: The British Navy in Fiction 1793-1815
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Publisher: Harvard University Press of Liverpool, 1949 Liverpool, England.
Book. Book condition: Good. Good. Hardcover 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall "Here is a fascinating picture of naval life afloat and ashore during the Napoleonic wars. The book is an anthology of naval fiction. Its twelve chapters, prefaced by the author's lively original observations, group together excerpts from works ranging from John Davis's The Post-Captain to Captain Marryatt's Frank Mildmay. All the writers had firsthand experience of the sea, and they write with gusto, humor and authenticity of the officers, midshipmen, and crew; the food and dialect and profanity; the brutalities and discomforts of life at sea; the wine and women and song in the harbor. Copiously illustrated, Portsmouth Point makes delightful reading for anyone even casually interested in the sea.." 154 pages with index. Book is in GOOD condition; aging, shelfwear. Dust jacket is in GOOD condition; 2" tear at bottom of spine; wear to edges.

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Purchase direct from: Lenny's Rare Books. Item number: 002706.
    
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7.
Parrish, George Dillwyn, Illustrated by: Floethe, Richard  
Hung for a Song: A Novel of the Lives and Adventures of Major Stede Bonnet and Blackbeard the Pirate
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Publisher: Farrar & Rinehart, 1934 New York.
Book. Book condition: Good to Very Good. No Jacket. Hardcover 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall This is a seafaring novel of the eighteenth century centered around pirates Major Stede Bonnet and Blackbeard (Edward Teach). Illustrated. 279 pages. Book is in GOOD or better condition. No dust jacket.

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Purchase direct from: Lenny's Rare Books. Item number: 004282.
    
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8.
Winston, Daoma  
A Story of the Fall River Line 1847 to 1937
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Publisher: NY: St. Martin's/Marek, 1983.
494 p.; 24 cm. Uses the novel form to present a history of the Fall River Line that provided service to New York City and connected with a train to Boston. ISBN (10): 0312279868. Stock#46693. Vg / dj good+, some wear.

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Purchase direct from: The Owl at the Bridge. Item number: 46693.
    
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9.
Woodman, Richard, 1944-  
Wager
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Publisher: Sheridan House [1999; reprinted 2000; c1990].
259 p.; 22.5 cm. Set in 1869 aboard British tea-clippers racing to bring the best cargo to London in the fastest time, the stakes of the wager being Hannah Kemball's hand in marriage. series: Mariner's Library Fiction Classics. Pictorial paper covers; minor wear; VG. stock#45325 pzc.

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Purchase direct from: The Owl at the Bridge. Item number: 45325.
    
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