Published by Ocean Publishing, Flagler Beach, Florida, 2003
Trade Paperback. Condition: Good. First Edition. 134 PP. Light water damage, OK as reading copy. No markings, spine uncreased. An amateur whale watcher describes efforts of volunteers to observe and record migrations of about 350 endangered right whales along the Atlantic Coast. Includes resource list. Size: 8vo -- 8.25 in.
Seller Inventory # 010250
Published by Grosset & Dunlap, NY, 1965
Mass Market Paperback. Condition: Very Good. Ambrus, Victor G. (illustrator). 1st Paperback Edition. 253 pp., numerous line sketches. Upper corner dogeared, otherwise sturdy, no markings, except for previous owner's name on first page. A teenager learns seafaring in a hurry after his father drowns in the North Sea. Size: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.
Seller Inventory # 003048
Published by Simon & Schuster, NY, 1972
Cloth. Condition: Good +. Dust Jacket Condition: Good. First Edition. 255 pp. No markings, front free endpaper cut out, rest is complete. Tannish spot on fore edge, elseclean. Mylar protector taped on dj. Brown, an upstate New York physician and experienced racer, lays out a series of lessons on racing fundamentals and strategy. Numerous diagrams on nearly every page. Q&A material. Size: 8vo-- 9 in Tall.
Seller Inventory # 005118
Published by Sheridan House, Dobbs Ferry, NY, 1998
Trade Paperback. Condition: Very Good. 1st Paperback Edition. 272 pp. Cover curled, light thumbing. Text clean. Spine uncreased. Glossy color photo of author on front cover. Endpaper map gives locations of Jones' stories. A Welsh sailor who has covered 400,000 miles at sea recounts some of his adventures in various exotic locations. Includes a chapter on the Bermuda triangle. Size: 8vo -- 8.5 In Tall.
Seller Inventory # 009360
Published by Hyperion Books, NY, 2001
Trade Paperback. Condition: Near Fine. No Jacket. 1st Paperback Edition. 402 pp. Close to new, no spine creases.Text bright and clean. Maps on endpapers. Includes historical photos, reference notes, passenger list. Spellbinding, detailed account of an Arctic voyage in which a crew of 25 sailors, scientists and Eskimo guides became icebound. After their ship was rammed, they abandoned the vessel and spent months waiting for a rescue. Only 12 survived. Size: 8vo -- 8 in Tall.
Seller Inventory # 006035
Published by P.F. Collier & Son, NY, 1969
Leatherette. Condition: Very Good. No Jacket. 62nd Printing. 405 pp. Slightly bumped, fading on rear cover, small stray mark on title page. Colored endpapers. Gilt stamping, with "Veritas" shield on front cover. Labeled a "deluxe edition" of "The Harvard Classics." Reprint of a Houghton Mifflin edition. Illustration of author in front. Binding firm. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
Seller Inventory # 001645
Published by HarperCollins, U.S.A., 1992
Cloth. Condition: Verty Good +. Dust Jacket Condition: Good +. 1st Edition. 144 pp. Numerous color photos and drawings. One photo on page 56 has been cut out. Rest of text complete and clean. Slight edgewear on jacket. A photo book paying tribute to dolphins and their abilities, and recounting misstreatment of them as tourist attractions. Size: 4to -- 10.5 By 10.5 In Square.
Seller Inventory # 009400
Published by Da Capo Press, NY, 2001
Trade Paperback. Condition: Very Good +. Reprint. 212 pp. Close to new, no markings. Spine uncreased. Severin recounts his journey through the South Pacific to deterrmine whether Melville's novel is based on true reports of a great whale. Size: 8vo -- 8.25 in Tall.
Seller Inventory # 010167
Published by Charles E. Tuttle Co., Rutland VT, 1976
Trade Paperback. Condition: Very Good +. No Jacket. Powers, Richard M. (illustrator). 2nd Printing. 304 pp. Previous owner's name on half title page. Light wear. Text clean. From the cover blurb: "Written with the spice and gusto of a salty sea chanty, Mr. Whipple's book is packed with drama from stem to stern." Whipple, a former Time-Life editor, has devoted himself to whaling research since the 1940s. His chapters include material on Captains Pollard, Chase, Hussey and Tilton. Also the historical basis for the Moby Dick legend. Size: 12mo -- 7.25 in Tall.
Seller Inventory # 005937
Published by David McKay Co., NY, 1979
Glossy Boards. Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good +. 2nd Printing. 209 pp. Close to new, no markings, slight chipping and edgewear on dj. Binding tight, pages bright. A highly useful guide to first aid for boaters, but also of interest to landlubbers who might find themselves far from a doctor or hospital. Deals with situations ranging from sunburn and hiccups to fractures and diabetic coma. Also has tips for the non-sailor on emergency boat docking. Includes glossary. Size: 8vo -- 9.25 in. Tall.
Seller Inventory # 004463
Published by Ghost Town Publications, Carmel, California, 1975
Trade Paperback. Condition: Very Good +. Hrusa, Antoine A. (illustrator). 10th Printing. 168 pp. Fresh, bright, nearly new, sticker remains rear cover corner. No markings. Spine uncreased. A lively historical compendium of the lore of nautical mishaps off the California coast, especially in Monterey Bay. Also includes a chapter on strange fish caught or sighted in these waters. Many b&w historical photos, including the "sea monsters." Size: 8vo -- 8.5 In Tall.
Seller Inventory # 004523
Published by Julian Messner Inc., NY, 1957
Cloth & Boards. Condition: Good. No Jacket. 511 pp., more than 100 illustrations. Upper spine weak. Text intact. A wide-ranging readable book of oceanic lore, including basic description of the ocean -- how our modern discoveries compare with ancient views of the deep. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
Seller Inventory # 000678
Published by Henry Holt & Co., NY, 1998
Soft cover. Condition: Very Good. Reprint. No markings. Spine of paperback faintly creased . . A naval classic, first published in 1836, about an English lad learning discipline when he joins the British Navy during the Napoleonic Wars. Based on the early naval career of Lord Thomas Cochrane. Part of the Heart of Oak Sea Classics series. Size: 8vo -- 8.5 In Tall.
Seller Inventory # 131209056
Published by Cambridge University Press, NY, 2008
Cloth. Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. Martens, Conrad (illustrator). First Edition. 470 pp., 54 color and b&w illustrations. Nearly new, slight crinkling of jacket. Remainder slash mark on bottom edge of textblock. Family tree diagram on endpapers. Edited by Frederick Burkhardt and 9 others of the Charles Darwin Correspondence Project. Hundreds of letters to and from Darwin during his historic voyage (1831-1836) on the Beagle to the Galapagos Islands, Falklands and other parts of the Southern Hemisphere. The observations of the young naturalist laid the groundwork for his theory of evolution. Size: 4to-- 9.75 in Tall.
Seller Inventory # 009337
Published by Barnes & Noble, NY, 1993
Cloth & Boards. Condition: As New. Dust Jacket Condition: Fine. Reprint -- 10th Printing. 479 pp. Handsome Barnes & Noble reprint of the classic, in as-new, gift-quality condition. No markings. The full text is here, but there are no illustrations or editor's notes. Size: 8vo --8.5 In.
Seller Inventory # 009226
Published by Carroll & Graf Pub, NY, 1999
Cloth. Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. First US Edition. Nearly new, previous owner's embossed seal on endpaper, no other markings. 194 pp. on glossy stock, 57 photos and illustrations and 9 maps. The Collier husband-and-wife team circumnavigates Antarctica, retracing the routes of early explorers including Amundsen, Shackleton, Worsley, Priestly and others. Maps are especially helpful in appreciating their exploits. A reprint of a UK edition. Size: 4to -- 11.25 in Tall. Book.
Seller Inventory # 009450
Published by Heritage Press, NY, 1947
Decorative Cloth. Condition: Very Good +. Mueller, Hans Alexander. (illustrator). Reprint. 346 pp. Illustration of cityscape and harbor printed on beige cloth. Two-color or illustrations throughout text. Detailed introduction and commentary on Dana's life by William McFee, plus author's preface. Text clean. Endpapers lightlty toned. Lightly rubbed corners. Slipcase missing. Size: 4to -- 10.5 In.
Seller Inventory # 009668
Published by Imray Laurie Norie & Wilson Ltd., Cambridgeshire, England, 1988
Glossy Pictorial Boards. Condition: Near Fine. No Jacket. First Edition. 167 pp. Virtually new, no markings. A guide to navigating the rivers and canals of the Netherlands -- a detailed look at 21 routes with nautical data as of 1988.Numerous maps and b&w photos. Color photo on cover. The author notes that the charts supplement the text and are not meant to be used as navigational aids. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.
Seller Inventory # 003621
Published by Down the Shore Publishing, Harvey Cedars, N.J., 1993
Cloth. Condition: Very Good +. Dust Jacket Condition: Good +. 1st Edition. 203 pp. on glossy stock. 3 small tears, about 1 inch each, along top edge and corners of dust jacket. Crinkled edge of jacket. Text clean, no markings. Light rubbing on bottom edge of cover. Photos available upon request. A history of hurricanes along the Jersey shore, from the 18th century to the 1960s. Scores of dramatic b&w news photos showing storm damage and heavy surf. With eight tables and charts, including lists of hurricanes, tidal surges and navigation charts showing erosion of Egg Harbor. Bibliography. Introduction by Bill Bradley. Size: 4to - 11 in By 11 in.
Seller Inventory # 0503003814