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1 ALBION, Robert Greenhalgh Square-Riggers on Schedule: The New York Sailing Packets to England, France, and the Cotton Ports. 1st no dj.
Princeton University Press, Princeton , 1938, 
ALBION, Robert Greenhalgh. Square-Riggers on Schedule : The New York Sailing Packets to England, France, and the Cotton Ports. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1938. Pp (6),vii-xii,(2),[1]-371, frontispiece + 12 pp plates. 8vo, black cloth. Albion's classic "systematic history" of the Americansailing packet lines on the North Atlantic and coastwise to the cotton por ts, scrupulously detailed and with splendidly informative appendixes. Chapters : 1. Background for the Black Ball; 2. The Atlantic Shuttle; 3. Enslaving the Cotton Ports; 4. Tough Ships; 5. Counting House Control; 6. Tough Men; 7. "Thirty-Six Days from Liverpool"; 8. Misadventures; 9. "Thirty Guineas, Wines Included"; 10. Canvas Versus Steam. Appendices : 1. Growth of New York Packet Service; 2. Individual Packet Records, 1818-1858; 3. IndividualPacket Records - Later Ships; 4. Individual Packets, Further Details, New Tonnage, Draft, etc ; 5. Ex-Packets in Whaling Service; 6. Major and Minor Packet Lines; 7. Packet Freight Rates, 1836; 8. Packet Cargoes - New York to Liverpool, 1818-1819, 1835; 9. Coastal Packet Cargoes - Northbound, 1835;10. Packet Ownership - Proportional Shares; 11. Length of Packet Passages to New York - General Averages; 12. Westbound Ocean Passages - Length Distribution; 13. Westbound Ocean Passages - Length Distribution, Individual Ships; 14. Black Ball Passages, 1818-1827; Eastbound and Monthly Averages; 15.Northbound Coastal Passages - Length Distribution; 16. Northbound Coastal Passages - Monthly Averages; 17. Packet Builders and Places of Building; 18. Packe Crew Listst; 19. Packet Crew Casualties; 20. Packet Captains - Biographical Notes. With bibliography and index. With bibliography and index. Very nice clean, tight copy. 200.00

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2 ALLEN, Arthur James Whaler & Trader in the Arctic, 1895 to 1944 : My Life with the Bowhead. 2ndprinting
Alaska Northwest Publishing Company, Anchorage, 1988, ISBN:088240105X 
ALLEN, Arthur James. A Whaler & Trader in the Arctic, 1895 to 1944 : My Life with the Bowhead. Anchorage, Alaska: Alaska Northwest Publishing Company,(1988). Second Printing. Pp (4),[v]- ix,(3),[3]-213,(1). With over 40 b&w photos in the text as well as other illustrations and maps. 8vo, illustrated white cardcovers. The author's account of a half century of whaling activity among the native peoples of the Arctic. Foreword by Rusty Heurlin. Chapters : 1. San Francisco; My First Voyages; 2. From the Oil Works Dock to Port Clarence; 3. Arrival in the Arctic; 4. Theatricals, Runaways and Baseball on the Ice; 5. The Worst Storm I've Ever Seen; 6. Departure from King Point; 7. Elusive Bowheads and Crushed Ships; 8. Shipwrecked Crews Prepare forthe Winter; 9. Charles Brower Takes Charge; 10. Surviving the Winter at Ba rrow; 11. Back to the Big Outside; 12. Moore Wins in Court and I Become a Harpooner; 13. My First Whales; A Runaway's Ordeal; 14. A Peaceful Winter and a Nightmare Voyage; 15. A Trader without Trading Goods; 16. I Make a Commitment; 17. Captain of My Own Crew; 18. Eskimo Customs and an Eskimo Death;19. Partnership; A Trip on an Ice Floe; 20. Summer Vacation on the Herman; 21. A Hike from the Belvedere to Barrow; 22. Trapping and Tragedy; 23. Jim my Macguire's Insanity; 24. Movie-Making in Wainwright. With epilogue and glossary. Very good. 15.00

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3 ALLEN, Everett S. Children of the Light : The Rise and Fall of New Bedford Whaling and the Death of the Arctic Fleet. Firsr Edition in dustjacket
Little, Brown, Boston, 1973, ISBN:0316034223 
ALLEN, Everett S. Children of the Light : The Rise and Fall of New Bedford Whaling and the Death of the Arctic Fleet. Boston : Little, Brown and Co., (1973). Pp 302. Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth spine, grey cloth boards. Verygood in nicked dustjacket. 60.00

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4 American Ethnological Society) GUEMPLE, Lee (ed.) Alliance in Eskimo Society
American Ethnological Society, 1972, 
(American Ethnological Society). Alliance in Eskimo Society. Proceedings ofthe American Ethnological Society, 1971, Supplement. Edited by Lee Guemple . Seattle: American Ethnological Society, (1972). Pp. 131. 4to, blue card covers. Contents: Colin Adam's "Flexibility in Canadian Eskimo Social Forms and Behavior: A Situational and Transactional Appraisal"; Ernest S. Burch, Jr. and Thomas C. Correll's "Alliance and Conflict: Inter-Regional Relations in North Alaska"; David Damas's "The Structure of Central Eskimo Associations"; Lee Guemple's "Kinship and Alliance in Belcher Island Eskimo Society"; Albert Heinrich's "Divorce as in Alliance Mechanism Among Eskimos"; Lawrence Heinnigh's "You Have to be a Good Lawyer to be an Eskimo"; Robert F. Spencer's "The Social Composition of the North Alaskan Whaling Crew". Owner's name inkstamped to front cover, title page and top edge, else vg. 20.00

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5 American Ethnological Society) GUEMPLE, Lee (ed.) Alliance in Eskimo Society
American Ethnological Society, 1972, 
(American Ethnological Society). Alliance in Eskimo Society. Proceedings ofthe American Ethnological Society, 1971, Supplement. Edited by Lee Guemple . Seattle: American Ethnological Society, (1972). Pp. 131. 4to, blue card covers. Contents: Colin Adam's "Flexibility in Canadian Eskimo Social Forms and Behavior: A Situational and Transactional Appraisal"; Ernest S. Burch, Jr. and Thomas C. Correll's "Alliance and Conflict: Inter-Regional Relations in North Alaska"; David Damas's "The Structure of Central Eskimo Associations"; Lee Guemple's "Kinship and Alliance in Belcher Island Eskimo Society"; Albert Heinrich's "Divorce as in Alliance Mechanism Among Eskimos"; Lawrence Heinnigh's "You Have to be a Good Lawyer to be an Eskimo"; Robert F. Spencer's "The Social Composition of the North Alaskan Whaling Crew". vg. 25.00

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6 American Neptune DEXTER, Ralph W. BUSCH, Briton Cooper DELGADO, James P. American Neptune : A Quarterly Journal of Maritime History, Volume 45, No. 2, Spring 1985
Peabody Museum of Salem, Salem, MA , 1985, 
(American Neptune). The American Neptune : A Quarterly Journal of Maritime History, Volume XLV, No. 2, Spring 1985. Salem, MA : Peabody Museum of Salem, 1985. Pp [77]-146. Illustrated. Double Column. 4to, illustrated green, white and blue striped card covers. Contents : A Century of Fishery Biology at Cape Ann, Massachusetts (by Ralph W. Dexter). A Voyage to Java in 1799-1800 (by Frank B. Evans, III. The Dismission of Capt. Isaac Phillips (by Michael A. Palmer). Cape Verdeans in the American Whaling and Sealing Industry, 1850-1900 (by Briton Cooper Busch). The Education Department at the Peabody Museum of Salem (by Gail P. Hercher). In the Midst of a Great Excitement: The Argosy of the Revenue Cutter C.W. Lawrence (by James P. Delgado). Rubbed, else very good. 10.00

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7 American Neptune SMITH, Gaddis WEBB, Robert L SYRETT, David American Neptune : A Quarterly Journal of Maritime History. Volume 44, No. 1, Winter 1984
Peabody Museum of Salem, Salem, MA , 1984, 
(American Neptune). The American Neptune : A Quarterly Journal of Maritime History, Volume XLIV, No. 1, Winter 1984. Salem, MA : Peabody Museum of Salem, 1984. Pp [1]-72. Illustrated. Double Column. 4to, illustrated red, white and blue striped card covers. Contents : Agricultural Roots of Maritime History (Gaddis Smith). Invented Too Late: The Introduction of Steam to the Arctic Whaling Fleet (Robert L. Webb). The Adventures of Two Women Whalers (Suzanne J. Stark). Contingency Planning and the Defeat of the Spanish Armada (Ronald Pollitt). The Hairy Ape Reconsidered: The American Merchant Seaman and the Transition from Sail to Steam in the Nineteenth Century (KennethJ. Blume). German U-Boat Attacks on Convoy SC-118: 4 February to 14 Februa ry 1943 (David Syrett). Robert G. Albion 1896-1933: An Appreciation. Special Exhibits 1984. Spine ends chipped and sunned, else very good. 10.00

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8 American Neptune SYRETT, David ALLISON, Robert J. JENSEN, John Odin American Neptune : A Quarterly Journal of Maritime History and Arts, Volume57, No. 1, Winter 1997
Peabody Museum of Salem and Essex Institute, Salem, MA , 1997, 
(American Neptune). The American Neptune : A Quarterly Journal of Maritime History and Arts, Volume 57, No. 1, Winter 1997. Salem, MA : Peabody Essex Museum, 1997. Pp [1]-95,(1). Illustrated. Double Column. 4to, illustrated blue card covers. Contents : Sailing to Algiers: American Sailors Encounter the Muslim World (by Robert J. Allison, pp 5-18); Ostend Whalers in Spitsbergen and the Davis Strait: The History of the Ostend Whaling Company, 1727-1734 ( by Jan Parmentier, pp 19-36); The Battle for Convoy SC-121, 6-10 March 1943 (by David Syrett, pp 37-46); Hospitals and Mariners: A Study in Great Lakes Maritime History (by John Odin Jensen, pp 47-64); Document: The Loss of the HMS Victoria, 1893 (Submitted by J. E. Roberts, pp 67-72); plus news and book reviews. Very good. 10.00

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9 ANSEL, William D. Whaleboat : A Study of Design, Construction and Use from 1850 to 1970. First Edition, Paperback
Mystic Seaport Museum, Mystic, CT , 1978, ISBN:0913372404 
ANSEL, William D. The Whaleboat : A Study of Design, Construction and Use from 1850 to 1970. (Mystic, CT : Mystic Seaport Museum, 1978). First Edition. Pp [i]-v,(1),1-147,(3). Illustrated. Index. Double Column. Oblong 8vo, illustrated blue card covers, white lettering to front. Forster, The South Sea Whaler : An Annotated Bibliography 159. Contents : Introduction. 1. Development of the Whaleboat to 1870. 2. Performance and Use. 3. Lines of the Whaleboat. 4. Hull Structure. 5. Fittings and Equipment. 6. Sailing Rigs. 7. Whaleboat Production. 8. Building Methods. 9. Painting, Repairs, and Maintenance of Whaleboats. 10. The Whaleboat and Related Types. Appendices : A. Sailing Plans and Rigs. B. Notes, Lines, and Construction Drawings of Whaleboats. Spine and top corner sunned to white, small stain to bottom margin ofpp. v and vi, top corner of title-page clipped, else very good. 35.00

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10 Arctic BOYD, William L. JARVIS, David H.) FLOCK, Warren L. Arctic: Journal of the Arctic Institute of North America Vol 25. No 2 June 1972
Arctic Institute of North America, 1972, 
(Arctic). Arctic: Journal of the Arctic Institute of North America, Volume 25, No. 2, June 1972. Pp [73]-168. Includes: William L. Boyd's "Jarvis and the Alaskan Reindeer Caper" (on the three-man relief party to assist the crews of several stranded whaling ships, led by Lieutenant David H. Jarvis ofthe U.S. Revenue Cutter Bear, and involving their supervision of a reindee r drive, pp.74-82) ; Warren L. Flock's Radar Observations of Bird Migrationat Cape Prince of Wales" ; J.D.H. Lambert's "Plant Succession on Tundra Mu dflows: Preliminary Observations"; Paul W. Richard and Fred C. Harmston's "Diptera and Other Arthropods of the Sukkertoppen Tasersiaq Area, Southwest Greenland"; Loren D. Potter's "Plant Ecology of the Walakpa Bay Area, Alaska"; Roger M. Evans and Martin K. McNicholl's "Variations in the Reproductive Activities of Arctic Terns at Churchill, Manitoba"; Denis E. Kerfoot's "Thermal Contraction Cracks in an Arctic Tundra Environment); Short Papers and Notes; Reviews. Vg. 15.00

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11 Arctic Journal FREEMAN, Milton M.R. CAMPBELL, Ray CAULFIELD, Richard A. Arctic: Journal of the Arctic Institute of North America. Volume 46, No. 2,June 1993
Published for the Arctic Institute of North America by The University of Calgary Press, Calgary , 1993, 
(Arctic Journal). Arctic: Journal of the Arctic Institute of North America.Volume 46, No. 2, June 1993. Calgary : Published for the Arctic Institute of North America by The University of Calgary Press, 1993. Pp i-iv,[97]-188. Illustrated. Maps. Double Column. 4to, illustrated blue card covers. Special issue on "Community-Based Whaling in the North." Contents : Introduction : Community-Based Whaling in the North (by Milton M.R. Freeman); International Management of Whales and Whaling: An Historical Review of the Regulation of Commercial and Aboriginal Subsistence Whaling (by Ray Gambell, pp 97-107); The Effectiveness of the International Whaling Commission (by Steinar Andresen, pp 108-115); Regionalization of International Whale Management:The Case of the North Atlantic Marine Mammals Commission (by Alf Häkon Hoe l, pp 116-123); Management by Totemization: Whale Symbolism and the Anti-Whaling Campaign (by Arne Kalland, pp 124-133); Alaska and Inuvialuit Beluga Whale Committee (AIBWC) - An Initiative in "At Home Management" (by Marie Adams, Kathryn J. Frost, Lois A. Harwood, pp 134-137); Small Whale Co-management in the Eastern Canadian Arctic: A Case History and Analysis (by P.R. Richard, D.G. Pike, pp 138-143); Aboriginal Subsistence Whaling in Greenland: The Case of Qeqertarsuaq Municipality in West Greenland (by Richard A. Caulfield, pp 144-155); Conflicting Cultural Values: Whale Tourism in Northern Norway (by Mats Ris, pp 156-163); On the Resumption of Commercial Whaling: The Case of the Minke Whale in the Northeast Atlantic (by Jon Conrad, Trond Bjørndal, pp 164-171); Epilogue: Whales and Elephants as Cultural Symbols (by John H. Peterson Jr., pp 172-174); plus Notes, News and Reviews. Cover photo of a hunter at the floe edge, Arviat, Northwest Territories, Canada, May 1986. Very good. 20.00

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12 ASH, Christopher Whaler's Eye. First British Edition in dustjacket
George Allen & Unwin Ltd., London, 1964, 
ASH, Christopher. Whaler's Eye. London : George Allen & Unwin Ltd., 1964. First UK Printing. Pp. (10),[11]-136, + 48 p. of plates. Illustrated. 8vo, navy cloth., silver titles to spine. "[Ash] spent almost twenty seasons whaling in the Antarctic Ocean or on the coast of South Africa. As Chief Chemist he knows the details of work in the factory where the whale becomes wealth; as a photographer he shows us the mixture of beauty and horror on the deck, and the excitement of the chase; as a lover of the whales which he saw killed he tells of their beauty in the water, their intelligence, and the wonderful complexity of their bodies; as a man he discusses the ethics of the slaughter. With a seaman's eye he sees for us the varying shapes of the Antarctic ice, and the myriad birds which he watched so often." - from the dust jacket. Contents: The Living Whale; The Fleet: Factory and Tankers; TheFleet: Freezing Ship, Ferries and Thule; The Fleet: Catchers and Buoy Boat s; Whales: Comparisons and Contrasts; Catching; Working Up; The Whale as Raw Material; Birds; The Whaling Season; Antarctic Ice; Spare Time; A Dialogue; Research; Photography on the Whaling Grounds. Very good in lightly spinenicked, unclipped dust jacket. 40.00

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13 ASH, Christopher. Whaler's Eye. 1st US in dj
Macmillan, 1962, 
ASH, Christopher. Whaler's Eye. NY: Macmillan, (1962). First Printing. PP 245. Illustrated. Lge 8vo, black cloth. An even handed appreciation of modern whaling: "Occasionally we are assailed by people who are convinced that whaling should be stopped or greatly modified. Their views are collected-I hope fairly-into the mouth of the Questioner who appears in the formal dialogue of a later chapter." Vg in nicked, price-clipped dj. 50.00

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14 ASH, Christopher. Whaler's Eye. 1st US no dj
Macmillan, 1962, 
ASH, Christopher. Whaler's Eye. NY: Macmillan, (1962). First Printing. PP 245. Illustrated. Lge 8vo, black cloth. An even handed appreciation of modern whaling: "Occasionally we are assailed by people who are convinced that whaling should be stopped or greatly modified. Their views are collected-I hope fairly-into the mouth of the Questioner who appears in the formal dialogue of a later chapter." Rubbed, else vg. 40.00

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15 ASHLEY, Clifford W. MURPHY, Robert Cushman (introduction) Classic Reprint series). PEASE, Zephaniah W. Yankee Whaler. Facsimile hardcover reprint.
Algrove Publishing Limited / Lee Valley, Ottawa, 2001, ISBN:1894572408 
ASHLEY, Clifford W. The Yankee Whaler. With an introduction by Robert Cushman Murphy and a preface to the pictures by Zephaniah W. Pease. (Ottawa : Algrove Publishing Company / Lee Valley, 2001). A facsimile reprint of the 1926 Houghton Mifflin edition. Pp. (2),[i]-xxiv,(2),[1]-379,(3), + 16 p. of colour plates. Profusely illustrated. Large 8vo, navy cloth with colour paper pictorial panel to front, gilt lettering to front and spine. A volume in the Classic Reprint Series. Very good. 20.00

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16 Atlantic Fisherman and Shipping Review] Atlantic Fisherman and Shipping Review, June 1964
Atlantic Fisherman and Shipping Review, Sackville, NB, 1964, 
[Atlantic Fisherman and Shipping Review]. The Atlantic Fisherman and Shipping Review, June 1964 . Sackville, NB: Atlantic Fisherman and Shipping Review, 1964. Pp. 16. Illustrated. Triple column. Large 8vo, illustrated stapledwhite and blue wraps. Articles include: "New Ferry Prince Nova Faces Busy 1964 Season", "Norwegian Whaling Ship Will Operate from N.S.", "Sees Boost for N.B. Boat-Building", and "Ferry Captain Has 300,000 Trip Record on Run". Rubbed, tea stain to front cover, else vg. For the issue. 10.00

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Women at Sea in the Age of Sail.  First Edition, BAIRD, Donal COALFLEET, Alice) FOWNES, Glorana) RYERSON, Abigail)
17 BAIRD, Donal COALFLEET, Alice) FOWNES, Glorana) RYERSON, Abigail) Women at Sea in the Age of Sail. First Edition
Nimbus, Halifax, 2001, ISBN:1551092670 2001 1551092670 / 9781551092676 
BAIRD, Donal. Women at Sea in the Age of Sail. (Halifax, NS) : Nimbus Publishing, (2001). First Edition. Pp (6).[1]-226. Maps, nearly 50 b&w photos and other illustrations in the text. 8vo illustrated pale purple cardcovers, with photo on front.

Biographies of women from the Maritime Provinces of Canada who had significant experience of seafaring in the age of the merchant sailing ship. Women featured include Cora Hilton, Abigail Ryerson, Annie Cochrane, Glorana Fownes, Alice Coalfleet, Grace and Kay Ladd, and Amelia Holder.

"In the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, Cora Hilton and other Maritime women like her experienced firsthand the perils and pleasures of life at sea. These venturesome women went to sea largely to be with their captain husbands, and while some buckled under the pressures of solitude, boredom, bad weather, mutiny, and shipwreck, others rose to the challenge of living at sea, proving themselves useful time and again far beyond their roles as companions. On occasion, women with navigational skills - precursors to the professional seafaring women of the twentieth century - were called upon to bring the ship and its crew safely to port. Luckily for us, many of these seafaring women were faithful and sometimes gifted journal keepers. Author Donal Baird collects these writings and sets them against the backdrop of the halcyon days of the great square-riggers and their sad but inevitable decline. Here Cora Hilton, Abigail Ryerson, Annie Cochrane, Glorana Fownes, Alice Coalfleet, Grace and Kay Ladd, Amelia Holder and others recount, in their own words, their impressions of the exotic places they visited, the homes they made and the children they raised afloat on the seas, and how they survived it all, oftentimes as the only woman in a society of men." - from the rear cover.

Contents :
Introduction: Earlier Times;
1. Whaling Wives [Mary Doane Coffin on the Margaret Rait, &c];
2. The Glamorous Clippers [Cordelia (Sterling) Waterman - Eleanor Creesy - Mary Ann Patten]
3. On the World Trade Routes [Sara Ann (Osborne) Smith - Virginia (Walker) Slocum - Emily (Morris) Spicer - Abigail Ryerson - W.D. Lawrence, A Man Left Ashore (William D. Lawrence) - The Liverpool Connection];
4. The Parker Women [Bessie Parker - Annie (Parker) Cochrane - Lilly Parker - Ida Parker]; 5. Glorana (Price) Fownes;
6. Survivors [Ordeals in Open Boats - Criccieth Castle's People - The Milton - The Loss of the Lizzie Troop - Mutiny and Fire -The Happy Home (barque from Hantsport)];
7. Alice Coalfleet's Family [The Tragedy of the Loodiana];
8. Fundy Families [The Marriage of Josephine Reid - Della and Josie Corning - Beulah Gullison - Ida (Congden) Crowe;
9. Amelia Holder's Diary;
10. The Navigators [Helen (Smith) Grant - Bessie Hall - Logs and Diaries];
11. Family Life at Sea [Grace (Brown) Ladd's Letters - Kay Ladd's Story ];
12. Windjammer Years;
13. Cora Hilton's Wedding Trip;
14. From Sail to Steam;
15. Last Days of Sail.
With glossary, bibliography and index.

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18 BAIRD, Donal. COALFLEET, Alice). FOWNES, Glorana). RYERSON, Abigail). Women at Sea in the Age of Sail. First Edition, Signed
Nimbus Publishing, Halifax, 2001, ISBN:1551092670 
BAIRD, Donal. Women at Sea in the Age of Sail. (Halifax, NS) : Nimbus Publishing, (2001). First Edition. Pp (6).[1]-226. Maps, nearly 50 b&w photos and other illustrations in the text. 8vo illustrated pale purple cardcovers, with photo on front. Biographies of women from the Maritime Provinces of Canada who had significant experience of seafaring in the age of the merchantsailing ship. Women featured include Cora Hilton, Abigail Ryerson, Annie C ochrane, Glorana Fownes, Alice Coalfleet, Grace and Kay Ladd, and Amelia Holder. "In the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, Cora Hilton and other Maritime women like her experienced firsthand the perils and pleasures of life at sea. These venturesome women went to sea largely to be with their captain husbands, and while some buckled under the pressures of solitude, boredom, bad weather, mutiny, and shipwreck, others rose to the challenge of living at sea, proving themselves useful time and again far beyond their roles as companions. On occasion, women with navigational skills - precursors to the professional seafaring women of the twentieth century - werecalled upon to bring the ship and its crew safely to port. Luckily for us, many of these seafaring women were faithful and sometimes gifted journal k eepers. Author Donal Baird collects these writings and sets them against the backdrop of the halcyon days of the great square-riggers and their sad but inevitable decline. Here Cora Hilton, Abigail Ryerson, Annie Cochrane, Glorana Fownes, Alice Coalfleet, Grace and Kay Ladd, Amelia Holder and othersrecount, in their own words, their impressions of the exotic places they v isited, the homes they made and the children they raised afloat on the seas, and how they survived it all, oftentimes as the only woman in a society of men." - from the rear cover. Contents : Introduction: Earlier Times; 1. Whaling Wives [Mary Doane Coffin on the Margaret Rait, &c]; 2. The GlamorousClippers [Cordelia (Sterling) Waterman - Eleanor Creesy - Mary Ann Patten] 3. On the World Trade Routes [Sara Ann (Osborne) Smith - Virginia (Walker) Slocum - Emily (Morris) Spicer - Abigail Ryerson - W.D. Lawrence, A Man Le ft Ashore (William D. Lawrence) - The Liverpool Connection]; 4. The Parker Women [Bessie Parker - Annie (Parker) Cochrane - Lilly Parker - Ida Parker]; 5. Glorana (Price) Fownes; 6. Survivors [Ordeals in Open Boats - Criccieth Castle's People - The Milton - The Loss of the Lizzie Troop - Mutiny and Fire -The Happy Home (barque from Hantsport)]; 7. Alice Coalfleet's Family [The Tragedy of the Loodiana]; 8. Fundy Families [The Marriage of JosephineReid - Della and Josie Corning - Beulah Gullison - Ida (Congden) Crowe; 9. Amelia Holder's Diary; 10. The Navigators [Helen (Smith) Grant - Bessie Ha ll - Logs and Diaries]; 11. Family Life at Sea [Grace (Brown) Ladd's Letters - Kay Ladd's Story ]; 12. Windjammer Years; 13. Cora Hilton's Wedding Trip; 14. From Sail to Steam; 15. Last Days of Sail. With glossary, bibliography and index. Very good. Signed and inscribed by the author on the title page. 17.50

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19 BAKER, William Avery). RONNBERG, Erik A.R. William Avery Baker : A Tribute from his Friends. First Edition
New Bedford Whaling Museum, New Bedford, MA, 1982, 
(BAKER, William Avery). RONNBERG, Erik A.R. William Avery Baker : A Tributefrom his Friends. [New Bedford, Mass.? : New Bedford Whaling Museum?], 198 2. First Edition. "Printed by The Stinehour Press and The Meriden Gravure Company." Pp (6),7-63,(1). With many b&w photos, drawings and other illustrations in the text. . Double column. Oblong 8vo, green cardcovers, white lettering to front and spine. A tribute to this noted marine historian and replica maker, William Avery Baker (b. October 21, 1911, New Britain, Connecticut - d. September 8, 1981, Hingham, Massachusetts). With his bibliography,&c. Very good. 16.00

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20 BANKS, Charles Edward. History of Martha's Vineyard, Dukes County, Massachusetts. Volume I - General History. Volume II - Town Annals.
Published by the Dukes County Historical Society, Edgartown, 1966, 
BANKS, Charles Edward. The History of Martha's Vineyard, Dukes County, Massachusetts. In Three Volumes. Volume I – General History. Volume II – Town Annals. Edgartown : Published by the Dukes County Historical Society, 1966. [with sticker stating : Distributed by Regional Publishing Company, Baltimore, Maryland]. Pp [1]-535,(1),+ 10 plates; (4),[1]-209,(1),[1]-122,5-74,[1]-82,[1]-68,[1]-35,(1),[1]-27,(1),[1]-18. Text Illustrations. Maps. Index. 8vo, green cloth, gilt lettering to spine. The first two (of three) volumes of Banks' History of Martha's Vineyard. Lacks the primarily genealogical third volume. Chapters of nautical interest : Vol. I, Ch. 26 – Naval History in the Revolution (pp 404-415) and Vol. I, Ch. 28 – Whale Fisheries (pp 430-451). Contents of Vol. I .: 1. General and Statistical. 2. The Aboriginal Inhabitants (pp.31-57). 3. Early Voyages of Discovery (pp.57-72). 4. What is the Correct Name of the Vineyard? 5. Purchase of Martha's Vineyard by Mayhew. 6. The Legendary Settlement before 1642. 7. The English Family of Mayhew. 8. Thomas Mayhew in Massachusetts. 9. Thomas Mayhew, Jr. 10. Independence of the Vineyard, 1642-1665. 11. Sale of the Islands to the Duke of York.12. The Conference at Fort James, 1671. 13. The "Dutch" Rebellion, 1673. 1 4. Restoration of Mayhew's Authority, 1674-1682. 15. Administration or Matthew Mayhew, 1682- 1692. 16. The Vineyard and the Charter of 1692. 17. The Island Under Puritan Control. 18. Political History of the Vineyard, 1700- 1900. 19. The Missionary Mayhews. 20. County of Dukes County. 21. Military History, 1645-1775 (pp.294-320). 22. The Vineyard in the Revolution, 1774-1778. 23. The Vineyard Abandoned to Neutrality. 24. Grey's Raid. 25. Long Campaign to Obtain Redress. 26. Naval History in the Revolution (pp.404-415). 27. Military History, 1800-1900 (pp.416-429). 28. Whale Fisheries (pp.430-451). 29. Travel and Taverns (pp.452-467, including ferry, packet and steamboats). 30. Life During Colonial Times. Contents of Vol. II. : Annals of Edgartown; Annals of West Tisbury; Annals of Chilmark; Annals of Tisbury; Annals of Oak Bluffs; Annals of Gay Head; Annals of Gosnold. Slightly warped, silverfish damage to top margin of half-title page of Vol. 2, penned name, else very good. Also, lacks the first four pages of the Annals of Chilmark (Vol. 2 binding error). As is. The 2 volumes (of three) for 90.00

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