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CATBOATS
Camden: International Marine Publishing Company. (1984). 157pp. Illus. Hard Cover. With dust jacket. 1st. edition. Internally, top margins lightly waved, otherwise a very good, tight, clean copy. Binding fine. Dust jacket, bright suffers a very small nick. S104.
$30.00
FRIENDSHIP SLOOP DAYS, JULY 25, 26, 27, 1974.
Friendship:Friendship Sloop Society. 1974. 82pp. Illustrated. Wraps. Light soiling to the cover but otherwise in very good condition. Interior is clean, bright and free of stray markings. Overall, this is a very good copy. Program of activities. Also reminiscences. FB019
$10.00
THE LEADING EDGE.
Introduction by John Carter. Barre:Barre Publishers. (1971). 184pp. Hardcover with dust jacket. Jacket shows some light wear to the edges with a little soiling to the covers but otherwise in very good condition. Binding itself shows some mild shelf-wear. Interior is clean, bright and free of stray markings. Overall, a very good copy.
$25.00
THE SINGLEHANDERS.
New York:Hastings House Publishers. (1976). 208pp. Illustrated. Hardcover with dust jacket. Jacket shows some wear to the edges with some mild soiling. Book itself is lightly shelf-worn. Interior is clean, bright and free of stray markings. Overall, this is a very good copy.
$15.00
THE YACHT SAILOR: A TREATISE ON PRACTICAL YACHTSMANSHIP, CRUISING AND RACING
With Notes and Additional Chapters by a Clyde Yachtsman. Fifth edition. London:Hunt & Co. 1876. 165pp. with 2 folding plates. Binding cocked, blue cloth boards worn at edges and gutters. Hinges cracked, but binding is tight and the pages are clean, save for two previous owners bookplates on inside front board. S013.
$50.00
ON YACHTS AND YACHT HANDLING
New York; The Rudder Publishing Company, 1901. First Edition. 191pp + 9pp adverts. Hardcover, no dj. Illustrated with b/w photographs. Good condition. Blue cloth boards very shelfworn with a bit of fraying at extremities. Owner names penned to verso of frontis. Otherwise very clean internally and securely bound. All you needed to know about yachting at the turn of the 20th century. (cfm)
$50.00
STARBOARD AND PORT: THE "NETTIE" ALONG SHORE.
New York:Harper & Brothers, Publishers. 1897. 237pp + 2 pp ads. 1st edition.  Covers slightly shelf-worn and soiled with some mottling present.  Gilt is faded on spine and front cover. The binding is tight and hinges still intact. Previous owners name and date is penned to 2nd free end-page. Paper is age-toned with mild foxing scattered throughout. A good solid copy. *An account of a cruise from Boston, past Portland and Nova Scotia, by Prince Edward Island to Gaspe.
$40.00
THE CRUISE OF DIABLESSE
New York; Yachting Inc., [1926]. First Edition.  Illustrated with b/w photographs. Hardcover, no dj. xi+315pp. Ex-library. Good+ condition.  Blue cloth boards shelfworn with a bit of fabric fray at extremities; spine darkened, library # inked on spine, gilt decoration to front cover remains bright. Taped library items removed from pastedowns and facing endpapers.A bit of foxing throught the title page, and two penned numbers on contents page. Overall a very satisfactory copy.  A chronicle of three and a half years cruising the Florida coast, Bahamas, Lesser Antilles, Tobago, San Juan, etc., "a first-class narrative - human, moving, rollicking in turn".  (cfm)
$30.00
THE GOOD LITTLE SHIP.
Introduction by L. Francis Herreshoff. Narberth, Pennslyvania:Livingston Publishing Company. 1952. 60pp. Illustrated. Hardcover. Binding is lightly worn at the edges, most notably to the corners but otherwise in very good condition. Interior is clean, bright and free of stray markings. Overall, this is a very good copy.
$35.00
THE GRAND GESTURE. TED TURNER, MARINER AND THE AMERICA'S CUP.
Boston:Little, Brown and Company. (1975). 298pp. Illustrated. Hardcover with dust jacket. Jacket is lighly worn with some fading to the edges and spine. Otherwise, only some minor soiling to the covers. Binding is only mildly shelf-worn. Interior is clean, bright and free of stray markings. Overall, this is a very good copy through and through.
$17.50
THE NORTHSEAMEN.
The story of the fishermen, yachtsmen and shipbuilders of the colne and Blackwater Rivers. Lavenham:Terence Dalton Limited. (1978). 336pp. Illustrated. Hardcover with dust jacket. Jacket is lightly worn at the edges with a little soiling to the covers.Some rubbing to the spine but otherwise in very good condition. Book itself is only mildly shelf-worn. Interior is clean, bright and free of stray markings, save for some light foxing to the end-papers. Overall, this is a very good copy.
$30.00