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1 WHIPPLE, A. B. C. Challenge
William Morrow, New York, 1987, ISBN:0688089089 
WHIPPLE, A. B. C. The Challenge . NY: William Morrow, (1987). Pp. 320, including plates. 8vo, illustrated green card covers. "An enthralling book which uses ... two vessels' race around Cape Horn, in 1851, as the backbone fora spirited history of the clipper ship era." - from the rear cover. Sticke r remnant to front cover, else vg. 15.00

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2 WHIPPLE, A.B.C. Challenge. First Edition in dustjacket
William Morrow, New York, 1987, ISBN:0688071120 
WHIPPLE, A.B.C. The Challenge. New York : William Morrow, (1987). First Printing. Pp 320. 8vo, white cloth spine. "A.B.C. Whipple ... brings the history to life by telling the story of Robert Waterman, the preeminent clipper ship captain who, on the eve of his retirement, took up one final challengeto race the Flying Cloud around Cape Horn in the Challenge, a ship rigged to his own specifications and representing the best of nautical technology.The voyage ended in disaster, heralded the close of an era, and became the focus of debate for over a century." - from the dj. Very good in dustjacke t. 25.00

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3 WHIPPLE, A.B.C. Time-Life Books : Seafarers Series McKAY, Donald) Clipper Ships. 1st pr.
Time-Life, 1980, 
WHIPPLE, A.B.C. and the Editors of Time-Life Books. The Clipper Ships. Alexandria, Virginia : Time-Life Books, (1980). First Printing. Pp [1]-176. Illustrated throughout. 4to, black imitation morocco with pictorial inlay on upper board. Map end-papers. In The Seafarers series. Vg. 20.00

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4 WHIPPLE, A.B.C. Time-Life Books : Seafarers Series Fighting Sail. 2nd pr.
Time-Life, 1979, 
WHIPPLE, A.B.C. and the Editors of Time-Life Books. Fighting Sail. Alexandria, Virginia : Time-Life Books, (1979). Second Printing. Pp(5),[6]-176. Illustrated throughout. 4to, black imitation morocco with pictorial inlay on upper board. Map end-papers. In The Seafarers series. Vg. 20.00

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5 WHIPPLE, A.B.C. Time-Life Books : Seafarers Series Fighting Sail. First Edition
Time-Life, Alexandria, Virginia , 1978, 
WHIPPLE, A.B.C. and the Editors of Time-Life Books. Fighting Sail. Alexandria, Virginia : Time-Life Books, (1978). First Printing. Pp [1]-184. Illustrated throughout. 4to, black imitation morocco with pictorial inlay on upperboard. Map end-papers. In The Seafarers series. Vg. 25.00

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6 WHIPPLE, A.B.C. Time-Life Books : Seafarers Series Racing Yachts, The. 1st pr.
Time-Life Books, 1980, 
WHIPPLE, A.B.C. and the Editors of Time-Life Books. The Racing Yachts. Alexandria, Virginia : Time-Life Books, (1980). First Printing. Pp (5), [6]-176. Illustrated throughout. 4to, black imitation morocco with pictorial inlayon upper board. Map end-papers. Toy 1666. In The Seafarers series. Vg. 20. 00

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7 YOUNG, Everild HELWEG-LARSEN, Kjeld. WHIPPLE, A.B.C., foreword. Rogues and Raiders of the Caribbean and the South Sea. First Edition in dustjacket
Jarrolds, London, 1959, 
YOUNG, Everild and Kjeld HELWEG-LARSEN. Rogues and Raiders of the Caribbeanand the South Sea. Foreword by A.B.C. Whipple. (London) : Jarrolds, ([Sept ember],1959). First Printing. Pp (10),11-240. Illustrated. 8vo, black cloth, blue and gilt lettering to spine. Map endpapers. Travel accounts of the Caribbean, Central America, and the northern part of South America emphasizing lurid folklore and tales of pirates and buccaneers. "For those readers who like to defy the vagaries of the weather and get off the beaten track for a while, Rogues and Raiders will take you on a ten-thousand-mile journey to the sunny islands of the Bahamas and the Caribbean, the Spanish Main, across the Isthmus of Panama, and down the South Pacific coast to Ecuador, Peru and Chile. Both the tourist and the armchair traveller should not fail to read this book, filled with stories of purates, buccaneers and lost treasure, the white witch of Jamaica, the city beneath the sea, and how a stowaway discovered the South Sea. THey will set out for unknown lands with Columbus, See Sir Francis Drake in Cartagena and Sir Henry Morgan in Panama, rubelbows with the pre-Incan civilizations of Peru. Even Robinson Crusoe make s an appearance in Chile, the land of crazy geography. With the authors they can review five centuries of discovery and conquest, and gain impressionsthat strike the modern traveller in these romantic parts of the world." - from the dj flap. Part One: Bahamas and the Caribbean; Part Two: The Spanish Main; Part Three: The Isthmus; Part Four: Latin America, The Pacific Coast; Part Five: The South Pacific. Very good in torn dustjacket. 50.00

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8 YOUNG, Everild HELWEG-LARSEN, Kjeld. WHIPPLE, A.B.C., foreword. Rogues and Raiders of the Caribbean and the South Sea. Second Printing in dustjacket
Jarrolds, London, 1959, 
YOUNG, Everild and Kjeld HELWEG-LARSEN. Rogues and Raiders of the Caribbeanand the South Sea. Foreword by A.B.C. Whipple. (London) : Jarrolds, (Octob er,1959). Second Impression. Pp (10),11-240. Illustrated. 8vo, black cloth,blue and gilt lettering to spine. Map endpapers. Travel accounts of the Ca ribbean, Central America, and the northern part of South America emphasizing lurid folklore and tales of pirates and buccaneers. "For those readers who like to defy the vagaries of the weather and get off the beaten track fora while, Rogues and Raiders will take you on a ten-thousand-mile journey t o the sunny islands of the Bahamas and the Caribbean, the Spanish Main, across the Isthmus of Panama, and down the South Pacific coast to Ecuador, Peru and Chile. Both the tourist and the armchair traveller should not fail toread this book, filled with stories of purates, buccaneers and lost treasu re, the white witch of Jamaica, the city beneath the sea, and how a stowaway discovered the South Sea. THey will set out for unknown lands with Columbus, See Sir Francis Drake in Cartagena and Sir Henry Morgan in Panama, rub elbows with the pre-Incan civilizations of Peru. Even Robinson Crusoe makesan appearance in Chile, the land of crazy geography. With the authors they can review five centuries of discovery and conquest, and gain impressions that strike the modern traveller in these romantic parts of the world." - from the dj flap. Part One: Bahamas and the Caribbean; Part Two: The SpanishMain; Part Three: The Isthmus; Part Four: Latin America, The Pacific Coast ; Part Five: The South Pacific. Very good in dustjacket. 40.00

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9 WHIPPLE, A.B.C. To the Shores of Tripoli : The Birth of the U.S. Navy and Marines. book club in dj.
William Morrow, New York, 1991, ISBN:0688087817 
WHIPPLE, A.B.C. To the Shores of Tripoli : The Birth of the U.S. Navy and Marines. New York: William Morrow, (1991). Book Club Edition. Pp. [1]-357,(3). 8vo, black cloth spine with pale green paper covered boards. The story of Jefferson's naval war against Barbary pirates in the Mediterranean in thefirst part of the nineteenth century, during the Barbary War. Inking to fr ont pastedown, else vg in dj. 15.00

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10 WHIPPLE, A.B.C. Time-Life Books : Seafarers Series Whalers, The. 2nd pr., trev.
Time-Life, 1980, 
WHIPPLE, A.B.C. and the Editors of Time-Life Books. The Whalers. Alexandria, Virginia : Time-Life Books, (1980). Second Printing, revised. Pp. (5),6-176. Illustrated throughout. 4to, black imitation morocco with pictorial inlay on upper board. Map end-papers. Forster 270. In The Seafarers series. Vg. 18.00

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11 WHIPPLE, A.B.C. Time-Life Books : Seafarers Series Whalers. First Edition
Time-Life, Alexandria, Virginia, 1979, 
WHIPPLE, A.B.C. and the Editors of Time-Life Books. The Whalers. Alexandria, Virginia : Time-Life Books, (1979). First Printing. Pp(5),[6]-176. Illustrated throughout. 4to, black imitation morocco with pictorial inlay on upper board. Map end-papers. Forster 270. In The Seafarers series. Vg. 20.00

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12 WHIPPLE, A.B.C. Yankee Whalers in the South Seas. First Edition
Doubleday & Company, Inc., Garden City, New York, 1954, 
WHIPPLE, A.B.C. Yankee Whalers in the South Seas. Drawings by Richard M. Powers. Garden City, New York : Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1954. First Edition. Pp (6),[7-304. 8vo, grey cloth. "A.B.C. Whipple has collected the whaling lore of this whole extraordinary era - stories of ships sunk by rogue whales, tales of the real-life prototype of Moby Dick, and yarns of cannibalism, mutiny, and Polynesian "marriage." Such great captains as Pollard, Chase, Hussey, and Tilton sail through incredible exploits in the pages of this book. And Mr. Whipple pieces together the facts in Herman Melville Light spotting, else vg. No dj. 40.00

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13 WHIPPLE, A.B.C. Yankee Whalers in the South Seas. US in dj
Doubleday, 1954, 
WHIPPLE, A.B.C. Yankee Whalers in the South Seas. Drawings by Richard M. Powers. Garden City : Doubleday & Co., 1954. Pp 304. 8vo, grey cloth. Forster 269. "A.B.C. Whipple has collected the whaling lore of this whole extraordinary era - stories of ships sunk by rogue whales, tales of the real-life prototype of Moby Dick, and yarns of cannibalism, mutiny, and Polynesian "marriage." Such great captains as Pollard, Chase, Hussey, and Tilton sail through incredible exploits in the pages of this book. And Mr. Whipple pieces together the facts in Herman Melville's novels from Melville's own experiences on the high seas and the stories he had heard." - from the dj. Light spotting, else vg in dj. 40.00

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