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The Challenge

By: WHIPPLE, A. B. C.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: William Morrow, New York, 1987, ISBN:0688089089: 1987

Seller ID: 55342

ISBN: 0688089089


WHIPPLE, A. B. C. The Challenge. New York : William Morrow, (1987). Pp. 320, including plates. 8vo, illustrated green card covers. Addison Beecher Colvin ("Cal") Whipple (b. July 15, 1918, Glen Falls, New York – d. March 17, 2013, Greenwich, Connecticut). "An enthralling book which uses ... two vessels' race around Cape Horn, in 1851, as the backbone for a spirited history of the clipper ship era." - from the rear cover. Sticker remnant to front cover, else very good. 15.00 View more info

Yankee Whalers in the South Seas. First Edition

By: WHIPPLE, A.B.C.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Doubleday & Company, Inc., Garden City, New York, 1954,:

Seller ID: 21557


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 Melvi... View more info

Yankee Whalers in the South Seas. US in dj

By: WHIPPLE, A.B.C.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Doubleday, 1954,:

Seller ID: 18328


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 ... View more info

The Challenge. First Edition in dustjacket

By: WHIPPLE, A.B.C.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: William Morrow, New York, 1987, ISBN:0688071120: 1987

Seller ID: 19734

ISBN: 0688071120


WHIPPLE, A.B.C. The Challenge. New York : William Morrow, (1987). First Printing. Pp 320. 8vo, white cloth spine. Addison Beecher Colvin ("Cal") Whipple (b. July 15, 1918, Glen Falls, New York – d. March 17, 2013, Greenwich, Connecticut). "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 challenge to race the Flying Cloud around Cape Horn in the Challenge, a ship rigged to his own specifications and representing the bes... View more info

To the Shores of Tripoli : The Birth of the U.S. Navy and Marines. Book Club Edition in dustjacket.

By: WHIPPLE, A.B.C.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: William Morrow, New York, 1991, ISBN:0688087817:

Seller ID: 70714


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. Addison Beecher Colvin ("Cal") Whipple (b. July 15, 1918, Glen Falls, New York – d. March 17, 2013, Greenwich, Connecticut). The story of Jefferson's naval war against Barbary pirates in the Mediterranean in the first part of the nineteenth century, during the Barbary War. Inking to front pastedown, else verygood in dustjacket. 15.00 View more info

Fighting Sail. First Edition

By: WHIPPLE, A.B.C. Time-Life Books : Seafarers Series

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Time-Life, Alexandria, Virginia , 1978,:

Seller ID: 20952


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 View more info

Whalers. First Edition

By: WHIPPLE, A.B.C. Time-Life Books : Seafarers Series

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Time-Life, Alexandria, Virginia, 1979,:

Seller ID: 18066


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. Large 8vo, black imitation morocco with pictorial inlay on upper board. Map end-papers. Addison Beecher Colvin ("Cal") Whipple (b. July 15, 1918, Glen Falls, New York – d. March 17, 2013, Greenwich, Connecticut). Forster 270. In The Seafarers series. Vg. 20.00 View more info

Fighting Sail. 2nd pr.

By: WHIPPLE, A.B.C. Time-Life Books : Seafarers Series

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Time-Life, 1979,:

Seller ID: 31105


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 View more info

Racing Yachts. First Edition

By: WHIPPLE, A.B.C. Time-Life Books : Seafarers Series

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Time-Life Books, Alexandria, Virginia, 1980,:

Seller ID: 18072


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. Large 8vo, black imitation morocco with pictorialinlay on upper board. Map end-papers. Addison Beecher Colvin ("Cal") Whipp le (b. July 15, 1918, Glen Falls, New York – d. March 17, 2013, Greenwich, Connecticut). Toy 1666. In The Seafarers series. Very good. 20.00 View more info

Whalers, The. 2nd pr., trev.

By: WHIPPLE, A.B.C. Time-Life Books : Seafarers Series

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Time-Life, 1980,:

Seller ID: 89214


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 View more info

Clipper Ships. 1st pr.

By: WHIPPLE, A.B.C. Time-Life Books : Seafarers Series McKAY, Donald)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Time-Life, 1980,:

Seller ID: 23113


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 View more info

Rogues and Raiders of the Caribbean and the South Sea. First Edition in dustjacket

By: YOUNG, Everild HELWEG-LARSEN, Kjeld. WHIPPLE, A.B.C., foreword.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Jarrolds, London, 1959,:

Seller ID: 33002


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 jour... View more info

Rogues and Raiders of the Caribbean and the South Sea. Second Printing in dustjacket

By: YOUNG, Everild HELWEG-LARSEN, Kjeld. WHIPPLE, A.B.C., foreword.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Jarrolds, London, 1959,:

Seller ID: 108415


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 journe... View more info