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Pursuit of the House-Boat : Being Some Further Account of the Divers Doingsof the Associated Shades, under the Leadership of Sherlock Holmes, Esq.

By: BANGS, John Kendrick NEWELL, Peter

Price: $15.00

Publisher: AMS Press, New York, 1969,:

Seller ID: 73642


BANGS, John Kendrick. The Pursuit of the House-Boat : Being Some Further Account of the Divers Doings of the Associated Shades, under the Leadership of Sherlock Holmes, Esq. Illustrated by Peter Newell. New York: AMS Press, (1969). A reprint of the New York: 1897 edition. Pp. [i]-viii,[1]-204,(4), frontis., + 23 p. of plates. Illustrated. 8vo, brown cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Vg. 15.00 View more info

Cap'n Abe, Storekeeper : A Story of Cape Cod

By: COOPER, James A.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: International Fiction Library, Cleveland and New York , 1917,:

Seller ID: 85980


COOPER, James A. Cap'n Abe, Storekeeper : A Story of Cape Cod. Cleveland and New York : International Fiction Library, (copyright 1917). Pp (2),[i]-vi,1-340,(4). 8vo, green cloth, blue lettering to front board and spine. A book of nautical fiction. A mystery, a shipwreck, a love story and much Cape Cod dialect all contribute to make a unique summer for Louise Grayling, when she goes to stay with a half-uncle who is the storekeeper in a little Cape Cod village. A very good, bright copy in very good, spine-chipped dustjacket. 12.50 View more info

Official Privilege. First Edition in dustjacket

By: DEUTERMANN, P.T.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: St. Martin's, New York, 1995,:

Seller ID: 24729


DEUTERMANN, P.T. Official Privilege. New York : St. Martin's Press, (June 1995). First Printing. Pp 392. 8vo, blue cloth. A novel by retired USN Captain P.T. Deutermann. "Official Privilege begins with a mystery : in the Philadelphia Naval Shipyard, the mummified body of a black Navy lieutenant is found bolted inside the boiler of a deactivated battleship. While the cause of death is clear, the officer's identity is not. With nerve ends raw fro, the media focus on recent scandals, the Pentagon bypasses its own investigative service and appoints a commander, Dan Collins, and a civilian, Gra... View more info

Run Afoul : A Mystery. pbk.

By: DRUETT, Joan

Price: $8.00

Publisher: St Martin's Minotaur, New York, 2007, ISBN:9780312365622:

Seller ID: 78267


DRUETT, Joan. Run Afoul : A Mystery . New York: St Martin's Minotaur, (2007). Pp. (8),[1]-284,(2). 8vo, illustrated tan card covers. "U.S. Exploring Expedition linguist Wiki Coffin sails with the famous convoy of ships towardBrazil, where he faces a whole new set of trials and tribulations, not the least being blamed for the sudden grave illness of a fellow crewman. But s oon his own fate will be the least of his problems. As the great flagship Vincennes leads the convoy under the dubious command of eccentric captain Charles Wilkes toward a dramatic entrance in the port of Rio, careless ma... View more info

Secret Front. First American Edition in dustjacket

By: GALLICO, Paul

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf, New York, 1940,:

Seller ID: 107541


GALLICO, Paul. The Secret Front. Mew York : Alfred A. Knopf, 1940. First Edition. Pp (16),3-381,(5). 8vo [142 x 204 mm], blue cloth, gilt lettering tospine, top edge dyed blue. Paul William Gallico (b. July 26, 1897, New Yor k City – d. July 15, 1976, Monaco) was an American novelist, short story and sports writer. "He was an obscure copy-reader on a great metropolitan newspaper who let his romantic dreams run away with him, and as a result became invlved in some of the most bizarre and hair-raising experiences you've ever read about. Thousands of men and women are already Holliday fans,... View more info

Flight of Peter Fromm. A novel. First Edition in dustjacket.

By: GARDNER, Martin

Price: $28.00

Publisher: William Kaufmann, Inc., Los Altos, CA, 1973, ISBN:0913232041:

Seller ID: 105567


GARDNER, Martin. The Flight of Peter Fromm. A novel. Los Altos, CA: WilliamKaufmann, Inc., (1973). First US Printing. Pp. (6),[vii]-viii,(2),[1]-272, (4). 8vo, red cloth spine with blue paper covered boards, black lettering to spine. "Peter Fromm, a young Oklahoman, wanted to be the best evangelicalminister ever. By the tiMe he was on his way to divinity school, however, rumors were stirring of the death of God. Peter was outraged and militant. Into the secular, humanist-atheist atmosphere of the University of Chicago in the late thirties, he strode like an angry sheriff of the Old West, l... View more info

Voyage of the Golden Hind. First Edition in dustjacket.

By: GILLIGAN, Edmund

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Scribners, New York, 1945,:

Seller ID: 9396


GILLIGAN, Edmund. Voyage of the Golden Hind. New York: Scribners, 1945. First American Printing (with the Scribners "A" on copyright page). Pp (10),1-307,(3). 8vo, blue cloth with dark blue lettering to front board and spine.Not in O'Dea. Smith & Weller, Sea Fiction Guide 922 "With this story about the last of the sailing trawlers of the Gloucester fishing fleet, Edmund G illigan brings us another exciting episode in the career of the Bannon family and their friends -- men who pit their skill and courage against the seayear after year fishing the perilous northern banks. More than ... View more info

Blowing Clear, First Edition in dustjacket

By: LINCOLN, Joseph C.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: D. Appleton and Company, New York / London, 1930,:

Seller ID: 109660


LINCOLN, Joseph C. Blowing Clear. New York / London : D. Appleton and Company, 1930. First Edition. Pp (6),1-[333],(1). 8vo, blue cloth, green lettering to front board and spine. Sullwold, A Descriptive Bibliography of JosephC. Lincoln First Editions pp.264-5, Smith & Weller, Sea Fiction Guide 1497 . A novel set in the fishing area of Cape Cod. "Writing in his happiest vein, Mr. Lincoln tells in "Blowing Clear" one of the finest stories he has given his readers in his long and highly popular career. And yet, though the salt breezes of Cape Cod blow through its pages, this is not me... View more info

Mysterious Sailor : A Sea Adventure.blue cloth.

By: RIESENBERG, Felix, Jr. Junior Red Badge Mysteries.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Dodd, Mead,, New York, 1949,:

Seller ID: 63841


RIESENBERG, Felix, Jr. Mysterious Sailor : A Sea Adventure. NY: Dodd, Mead,1949. Pp 210. 8vo, blue cloth with green lettering to spine. In the Junior Red Badge Mysteries series. It was horrible enough that young Tommy Mardon saw two men murdered before his eyes, but he had accidentally over heard t he villains planning the deed. Would signing on as an ordinary seaman on the Hatteras, a war-built Liberty, that belonged to the Cape Steamship Line save his life? This is an adventure novel for the younger reader. Covers rubbed, spotted, spine faded, edges bumped, previous name to endpaper, ow vg. ... View more info

Mercer Boys' Cruise in the Lassie

By: WYCKOFF, Capwell

Price: $10.00

Publisher: World Pub. Co., Cleveland, OH, 1948,:

Seller ID: 76908


WYCKOFF, Capwell. The Mercer Boys' Cruise in the Lassie. Cleveland, OH: World Pub. Co., (1948). Pp. (2),[1]-214,(6), frontis. Decorated endpapers. 8vo, illustrated red card covered boards. A Falcon Book. "When Don and Jim Mercer and their buddy Terry Mackson set out in their sloop, Lassie, for a visit to Mystery Island, they were in search of adventure and fun. But they quickly found they were getting more than tehy bargained for -- real danger,askirmish with marine bandits, and a fight for their lives. This is a thril ling adventure story of three modern boys -- with action and excitement... View more info