Author:UPTON, Joe


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Amaretto. signed 1st in dj.

By: UPTON, Joe.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: International Marine, Camden, ME, 1986, ISBN:0877422230:

Seller ID: 56550

UPTON, Joe. Amaretto. Camden, ME: International Marine, (1986). First Edition. Pp 164, including frontis. Illustrated with photos and drawings to text. Large 8vo, blue cloth. This is a poignant look at the life of the independent commercial fishermen from a small community in Maine. Upton bought andrebuilt an old sardine carrier, Amaretto and entered into the East Coast f isheries. He writes with intelligence, respect and humour of the unique character of the people, who continue against all odds make a life for themselves and their families in this harsh and dangerous industry. This story is ... View more info

Alaska Blues : A Fisherman's Journal. 2nd printing in dj. signed.

By: UPTON, Joe.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Alaska Northwest Books, Anchorage, AK, 1979, ISBN:0882400983:

Seller ID: 56659

UPTON, Joe. Alaska Blues : A Fisherman's Journal. Anchorage: Alaska Northwest Publishing Co., (1979). Second Printing. Pp 236. Illustrated with numerous photos and drawings to text, some full page. 4to, pale blue cloth. "It is a story of the little 30-, 40- and 50-foot boats, crewed by family and friends, that go north form West Coast ports every spring to make a living innorthern waters. They have six months, maybe seven, with snow and heavy se as at each end, to make their living for a year." -from the dust jacket. Intelligently written, and beautifully illustrated. Wear to edges, bu... View more info