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Category: All Categories: Fiction: Historical: Nautical Historical Fiction
20 items found.   List items by:   Author     Title     Publisher
1.
Conrad, Joseph; Introduction by William McFee; With Woodcuts by Hans Alexander Mueller  
A Conrad Argosy
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Publisher: Doubleday, doran & Co., Garden City,1942.
VG paper over board hardback, cloth spine, gilt lettering, Fair DJ. Cover with a little shelf wear, corners bumped. DJ is s;ightly discolored, has edge wear, soem chips and tears, top of spine missing. Binding tight. End papers and pp slightly tanned. 4to, 709 pp with illustrations and biblio. Because of size and weight of the book(s), please contact us to arrange for priority mail or for shipping outside the continental USA.

Appr.: | AUD 23.94 CAD 24.19 EUR 16.61 GBP 13.16 JPY 2,250.00 MXN 281.25 ZAR 236.84 

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2.
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.

Appr.: | AUD 5.31 CAD 5.37 EUR 3.68 GBP 2.92 JPY 499.00 MXN 62.38 ZAR 52.53 

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3.
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."

Appr.: | AUD 16.76 CAD 16.94 EUR 11.62 GBP 9.21 JPY 1,575.00 MXN 196.88 ZAR 165.79 

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4.
Lavery, Brian.  
Jack Aubrey Commands: An Historical Companion to the Naval World of Patrick O'Brian.

Publisher: Annapolis, MD: Naval Institute Press, 2003..
ISBN: 9781591144038 1st U.S. edition. 182 pp. Bibliography, glossary, index. Fine book (no markings) / Fine dust jacket (price not clipped; light top-to-bottom crease to dust jacket). A clean, fresh copy. Hardcover

Appr.: | AUD 79.79 CAD 80.65 EUR 55.35 GBP 43.86 JPY 7,500.00 MXN 937.50 ZAR 789.47 

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5.
McCutchan, Philip.  
Halfhyde and the Admiral.

Publisher: New York: St. Martin's, [1990].
1st U.S. edition, 1st printing. ISBN: 0312043236 Hardcover Very Fine book (no markings) / Very Fine dust jacket (price not clipped). Clean and fresh. Looks new.

Appr.: | AUD 26.60 CAD 26.88 EUR 18.45 GBP 14.62 JPY 2,500.00 MXN 312.50 ZAR 263.16 

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6.
McCutchan, Philip.  
Halfhyde on the Amazon.

Publisher: New York: St. Martin's, 1988..
ISBN: 0312017693 1st edition, 1st printing. 188 pp. Fine book (no markings) / Near Fine dust jacket (price not clipped; dj has very light edgewear). Hardcover

Appr.: | AUD 18.62 CAD 18.82 EUR 12.92 GBP 10.23 JPY 1,750.00 MXN 218.75 ZAR 184.21 

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7.
McCutchan, Philip.  
Convoy East.

Publisher: New York: St. Martin's, 1989..
ISBN: 0312033109 Fourth in McCutchan's series of World War II naval adventures featuring Commodore John Mason Kemp. 1st edition, 1st printing. 192pp. Fine book (no markings; pages toning lightly) / Fine dust jacket (price not clipped). A clean, fresh copy. Hardcover

Appr.: | AUD 15.43 CAD 15.59 EUR 10.70 GBP 8.48 JPY 1,450.00 MXN 181.25 ZAR 152.63 

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8.
McCutchan, Philip.  
Convoy East.

Publisher: London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 1989..
ISBN: 0297795260 Fourth in McCutchan's series of World War II naval adventures featuring Commodore John Mason Kemp. 1st edition, 1st printing. 192 pp. Fine book (no markings; pages toning lightly) / Fine dust jacket (price not clipped). A clean, fresh copy. Hardcover

Appr.: | AUD 21.28 CAD 21.51 EUR 14.76 GBP 11.70 JPY 2,000.00 MXN 250.00 ZAR 210.53 

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9.
O'Brian, Patrick, 1914-2000  
The Unknown Shore
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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.

Appr.: | AUD 15.96 CAD 16.13 EUR 11.07 GBP 8.77 JPY 1,500.00 MXN 187.50 ZAR 157.89 

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10.
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.

Appr.: | AUD 15.96 CAD 16.13 EUR 11.07 GBP 8.77 JPY 1,500.00 MXN 187.50 ZAR 157.89 

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11.
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 10.64 CAD 10.75 EUR 7.38 GBP 5.85 JPY 1,000.00 MXN 125.00 ZAR 105.26 

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12.
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.

Appr.: | AUD 7.98 CAD 8.06 EUR 5.54 GBP 4.39 JPY 750.00 MXN 93.75 ZAR 78.95 

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13.
Parkinson, C. Northcote.  
The Life and Times of Horatio Hornblower.

Publisher: Great Britain: Bramley Books / Sutton Publishing Ltd., 1999..
ISBN: 1841000361 Reprint. First published in 1970. 304 pp. Index. As New hardcover (no markings) / As New dust jacket. Clean and fresh. A new copy. Hardcover "In this acclaimed fictional biography of Hornblower, Cecil Northcote Parkinson chronicles the rise to eminence of a young Royal Navy officer, from midshipman in 1794 to revered admiral of the fleet in 1847."

Appr.: | AUD 14.36 CAD 14.52 EUR 9.96 GBP 7.89 JPY 1,350.00 MXN 168.75 ZAR 142.11 

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14.
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.

Appr.: | AUD 21.28 CAD 21.51 EUR 14.76 GBP 11.70 JPY 2,000.00 MXN 250.00 ZAR 210.53 

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15.
Pope, Dudley.  
Ramage at Trafalgar: A Novel.

Publisher: London: Alison Press / Secker & Warburg, 1986..
ISBN: 0436377489 The 16th Nicholas Ramage adventure. 1st edition, 1st printing. 214 pp. Fine book (no markings) / Price-clipped else Fine dust jacket. A clean, fresh copy. Hardcover

Appr.: | AUD 53.19 CAD 53.76 EUR 36.90 GBP 29.24 JPY 5,000.00 MXN 625.00 ZAR 526.32 

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16.
Russell, S. Thomas.  
Under Enemy Colors.

Publisher: New York: Putnam, 2007..
ISBN: 9780399154430 1st edition, 1st printing. 486 pp. As New book (no markings) / As New dust jacket (price not clipped). Clean and fresh. A new copy. Hardcover

Appr.: | AUD 15.43 CAD 15.59 EUR 10.70 GBP 8.48 JPY 1,450.00 MXN 181.25 ZAR 152.63 

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17.
Suthren, Victor.  
The Black Cockade.

Publisher: New York: St. Martin's Press, 1977..
ISBN: 9780312083038 1st U.S. edition, 1st printing. 246 pp. Fine book (no markings) / Near Fine dust jacket (price not clipped; light, uniform fading to spine, a couple of very light dampstains to rear dj spinefold and bottom edge). A clean, solid copy. Hardcover

Appr.: | AUD 26.60 CAD 26.88 EUR 18.45 GBP 14.62 JPY 2,500.00 MXN 312.50 ZAR 263.16 

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18.
Suthren, Victor.  
Royal Yankee.

Publisher: New York: St. Martin's, 1987..
ISBN: 9780312010843 1st U.S. edition, 1st printing. 189 pp. Fine book (no markings) / Fine dust jacket (price not clipped). A clean, fresh copy. Hardcover

Appr.: | AUD 18.62 CAD 18.82 EUR 12.92 GBP 10.23 JPY 1,750.00 MXN 218.75 ZAR 184.21 

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19.
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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20.
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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