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A BRIEF AND REMARKABLE NARRATIVE OF THE LIFE AND EXTREME SUFFERINGS OF BARNABAS DOWNS, JUN. WHO WAS AMONG THE NUMBER OF THOSE WHO ESCAPED DEATH ON BOARD THE PRIVATEER BRIG ARNOLD, JAMES MAGEE COMMANDER WHCH WAS CAST AWAY NEAR PLYMOUTH HARBOUR, DEC.
+16pp. Wrps. A facsimile of the 1786 edition with an intro. by Samuel J. Hough. A fine copy.
Fairfield, WA.: Ye Galleon Press. 1977. 58pp. #191 of an edition of 423 copies.A few pages remain uncut. Light soiling to blue boards otherwise a very good, clean copy. Reprint of 1859 edition. (Howes U. S. Iana M-886.)
Fairfield:Ye Galleon Press. 1938. 73pp. A very good copy. Reprint of 1836 edition. FB029
Mystic, CT:Munson Institute Of Ameican Maritime History. 1969. 68pp. llustrated. Wrps. A very good copy.
Washington:Government Printing Office. 1880. 782pp + 74 fold. Contains charts and maps. Report by Gen. Albert J. Myer, Chief Signal Officer. Includes list of Lake (Great Lakes) disasters for the year ending June 30, 1879 and report on the Walterborough, S. C. tornado of April 16, 1879. extensive reports of ship movements, ship disasters in reports of various port located stations. Ex-library copy with small library book-plate pasted down inside front cover. Also small faded library stamp on title page. Otherwise, a very good, tight, clean copy. Binding tight but has a few minimal (appears to be) glue stains.
(London):(Nautical Publishing Co. Ltd.). (1977). 134pp. Illustrated. Hardcover with dust jacket. Author's description of boats of longhoreman are those which put out from the beaches and open streches of the coast. A review of the boat suggests that author extends this description to many other small boats. An interesting study.
CAPTAIN BRAND, OF THE CENTIPEDE. A PIRATE OF EMINENCE IN THE WEST INDIES; HIS LOVES AND EXPLOITS, TOGETHER WITH SOME ACCOUNT OF THE SINGULAR MANNER BY WHICH HE DEPARTED THIS LIFE.
New York: Harper & Brothers Publishers. 1864. 299pp+4pp ads. Illustrated with black and white drawings. 1st edition. In very good condition. Brown boards with title in gilt on spine and decoration on front board. Gilt on spine has faded. Spine edges are frayed with a small tear on the bottom edge. Edge points are bumped. Internally there are no previous signatures and the pages are quite clean and bright.
New York:Carlton Press. (1965). 205pp. With dust jacket. AUTOGRAPHED presentation copy. Subject ended his career with Fall River Line as commander of the "Providence" and "Pilgrim". Dried liquid stain on a corner of front wrapper, otherwise a very good, tight, clean copy.
New Bedford, MA:Published by the author. 1958. 109pp. Illus. With dust jacket. Book in near fine conditin. Dust-jacket frayed at the edges but still very good.
CAPTAIN SIMON METCALFE. Pioneer Fur Trader in the Pacific Northwest, Hawaii, and China, 1787-1794. (Alaska History No. 37)
Fairbanks, AK:The Limestone Press. 1991. ix+234pp. Illustrated. Softcover. Covers just very lightly soiled otherwise a very good, clean copy, inside and out.
CONSIGNED TO DAVY JONES. My Third Voyage in the Half Deck of a British Tramp Steamer. Illustrated by Gordon Grant.
Boston: Little, Brown, and Co. 1934. 286pp. 2nd. printing. Hard cover. With dust jacket. A very good to fine, tight, clean copy. Dust jacket bright and clean with minor fraying at edges. S107.
Newton Abbot, England: David & Charles. (1970). 236pp. With dust jacket. A very good copy. Dust jacket soiled and lightly worn; ex-libris plate from previous owner on inside cover; light foxing on top of edge of pages; otherwise a clean, tight copy.
New York:G.P. Putnam's Sons. (1958). 279pp. Illustrated. Hardcover. Binding is lightly shelf-worn with some mild fading to the spine and soiling to the covers. Otherwise in very good condition. Interior is clean and free of stray markings, though clippings from the dust jacket are pasted onto the inside front and rear boards. Overall, this is a very good copy.
London:Pegasus Books, Ltd. (1989). 144pp. Illustrated. Hardcover with dust jacket. Jacket is lightly soiled but otherwise in very good condition. Book itself shows only some mild wear. Interior is clean, bright and free of stray markings, save for two brief inked listings on the index page at the rear. Overall, this is a very good copy.
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