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Tyger Voyage

By: ADAMS, Richard BAYLEY, Nicola

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Jonathan Cape, London, 1976, ISBN:0224012371:

Seller ID: 77610


ADAMS, Richard. The Tyger Voyage. London: Jonathan Cape, (1976). Pp. [1]-30, (2). Illustrated by Nicola Bayley. 8vo, illustrated green card covered boards. The story told in rhyming verse of two shipwrecked tigers and their adventures in distant lands. Rear paste-down starting to come unglued, lightwear to corners and ends of spine, else vg. 10.00 View more info

Sam Dykes Marine Engineer. in poor dj

By: ALCOCK, D. G. Chatto Career Book for Boys

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Chattos and Windus, 1959,:

Seller ID: 47326


ALCOCK, D. G. Sam Dykes Marine Engineer. L: Chattos and Windus, 1959. Pp. 141. 8vo, blue cloth. A Chattos Career Book for Boys A young apprentice's dream of life at sea becomes a reality, when he finally recieves his Chief's ticket in marine engineering. Some browning to lower spine, faint brown spotting to endpapers and first few leaves, else vg in poor dj (tape repair across front panel, lower 3 inches of rear panel missing, spine ends and edges chipped, tear to front fold, rubbed). 35.00 View more info

Moral Pirates. ex-lib.

By: ALDEN, W.L.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Harper and Brothers, New York, 1922,:

Seller ID: 76865


ALDEN, W.L. The Moral Pirates. New York: Harper & Brothers, (1922). Pp. (8),1-235,(13), frontis., + 3 p. of plates. 8vo, pictorial yellow cloth. "'Thetruth is, John,' said Mr Wilson to his brother, 'I am troubled about my bo y. Here it is the first of July, and he can't go back to school until the middle of September. He will be idle all that time, and I'm afraid he'll getinto mischief. Now, the other day I found him reading a wretched story abo ut pirates. Why should a son of mine care to read about pirates?' / 'Because he's a boy. All boys like piratical stories.'". - from p. 1. Ex-l... View more info

Stories of the Sea. in dj

By: Anthology)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Blackie, 1940,:

Seller ID: 23543


(Anthology). Stories of the Sea. L.: Blackie, n.d. [ca. 1940]. Pp 256, with frontispiece. 8vo, orange cloth. Contents: Adventures of Pietro Quirini, A Venetian (1431); Sufferings and Escapes of Bontekoé (1618); Wreck of the Dutch Ship Hawk, and Captivity of her Crew in Corea (1653); Adventures of a Portuguese Ship on the African Coast (1686); Wreck of the Degrave and Robert Drury's Adventures in Madagascar (1701); Wreck of the Nottingham, and Fearful Sufferings of the Crew from Famine (1710); Life and Melancholy Fate of La Pérouse, the French Navigator (1741-1788); Shipwreck of the Grosvenor... View more info

Motor Boat Boys Among the Florida Keys, or The Struggle for the Leadership

By: ARUNDEL, Louis

Price: $10.00

Publisher: M. A. Donohue & Company, Chicago, 1913,:

Seller ID: 108487


ARUNDEL, Louis. Motor Boat Boys Among the Florida Keys, or The Struggle forthe Leadership. Chicago : M. A. Donohue & Company, (1913). Pp (6),7-231,(1 1), including frontispiece. 8vo, illustrated green cloth, white lettering to front board, black and white lettering to spine. Contents :1. At Anchor, or, Inside the Bar; 2. The Warning Rattle; 3. Down the Indian River; 4. That Same Old Unlucky Wireless; 5. The Mysterious Power Boat; 6. Nick Tries Again; 7. The Lost Chum; 8. Tracked to the Bayou; 9. For the Sake of Chum Josh; 10. Aboard the Strange Power Boat; 11. In Honor Bound; 12. An Invasion o... View more info

Pirate Gruff. signed 1st pr

By: BAAR, Anita BAAR, Anita

Price: $20.00

Publisher: 1979,:

Seller ID: 45906


BAAR, Anita. Pirate Gruff. With illustrations by the author. (Montreal: the Author, August 1979). First Printing. Pp. 91. 8vo, ill. paper covered boards. Circular sticker mark to front board, lower front corner bumped, else vg. Author's signed gift inscription to half title. 20.00 View more info

Boy's Hakluyt

By: BACON, Edwin M. HAKLUYT, Richard)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons, New York, 1910,:

Seller ID: 55605


BACON, Edwin M. The Boy's Hakluyt : English Voyages of Adventure and Discovery. NY: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1910. Pp. 401, frontis., + 15 leaves of plates. Includes chapters on the voyages of Cabot, Drake, Frobisher, Gilbertand more. Front inner hinge cracked, else vg. 30.00 View more info

Dorothy Lamour and the Haunted Lighthouse: an original story featuring Dorothy Lamour famous motion picture star as the heroine. IN DJ.

By: BAILEY, Matilda LAMOUR, Dorothy) VALLELY, Henry E.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Whitman, Racine, Wisconsin, 1947,:

Seller ID: 77589


BAILEY, Matilda. Dorothy Lamour and the Haunted Lighthouse: an original story featuring Dorothy Lamour famous motion picture star as the heroine. Racine, Wisconsin: Whitman Pub. Co., (1947). Pp. (6),11-249,(3). Illustrated byHenry E. VALLELY. 8vo, brown cloth covers, dyed red edges. Owner's name in ink to ffep, sticker to ffep, some fading to red edges, bump to foredge, c orners turned in, else vg in chipped, edgeworn dj with light foxing to inside flaps and small chunk missing from rear top edge. 12.00 View more info

Lively Poll : A Tale of the North Sea

By: BALLANTYNE, R. M.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: James Nisbet & Co., Limited, London, 0,:

Seller ID: 63079


BALLANTYNE, R. M. The Lively Poll : A Tale of the North Sea. London : JamesNisbet & Co., Limited, [n.d.]. Pp. 128, frontispiece, including plates 8vo , red pictorial cloth with gilt lettering to front and gilt title block to spine. See Quayle, R.M. Ballantyne: A Bibliography of First Editions p.113 for the 1886 first edition. Moderately rubbed, inner hinges cracked, light spotting and smudging throughout. As is. 30.00 View more info

Coxswain's Bride or The Rising Tide : A Tale of the Sea and Other Tales. 6th thousand.

By: BALLANTYNE, R. M. BALLANTYNE, R.M.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: James Nisbet, London, 0,:

Seller ID: 63092


BALLANTYNE, R. M. The Coxswain's Bride or The Rising Tide: A Tale of the Sea and Other Tales. With Illustrations by the Author. Sixth Thousand. London: James Nisbet & Co., n.d. [orginally copyright in 1891 unsure of this edi tion]. Pp 234, including frontispiece, including [16] pp of ads + [3] pp ofplates. 8vo, pictorial brown cloth, gilt to spine and upper board. See Qua yle, R.M. Ballantyne: A Bibliography of First Editions p.97 for the first. In each of the three stories Ballantyne writes about the significance of faith in Christ to the lives of his characters. Two of the stories have a nau... View more info

Red Rooney : or, The Last of the Crew. dec. olive green cloth, gilt to spine

By: BALLANTYNE, R.M.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Fitch, Pattillo & Co., Truro, 1886,:

Seller ID: 61003


BALLANTYNE, R. M. Red Rooney : Or the Last of the Crew. Cancelled title page: now reads... Truro, N. S.: Fitch, Pattillo & Co., (1886). Pp 442, including frontispiece + [4] leaves of engraved plates and [8] pp of publisher's ads to rear. 8vo, decorative reddish floral illustration to spine and boards on olive green cloth, gilt lettering to spine. See Quayle, R.M. Ballantyne: A Bibliography of First Editions p.88 for the first edition. This is another high spirited arctic adventure novel by R. M. Ballantyne. Red Rooney finds himself separated from his crew after his ship fell victim to an icebe... View more info

Gascoyne, the Sandal-Wood Trader : A Tale of the Pacific.

By: BALLANTYNE, R.M.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: James Nisbet, London, 1877,:

Seller ID: 76936


BALLANTYNE, R.M. Gascoyne, the Sandal-Wood Trader : A Tale of the Pacific. London: James Nisbet, 1877. Pp. [i]-vi,[1]-440,(16) of ads. 8vo, pictorial maroon cloth with gilt lettering to spine. See Quayle, R.M. Ballantyne: A Bibliography of First Editions p.51 for the first. Boards heavily rubbed, spine nearly detached, nearly broken in several instances throughout. A poor copy. 10.00 View more info

Battle and the Breeze, or The Fights and Fancies of a British Tar

By: BALLANTYNE, R.M.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: James Nisbet, London, 1905,:

Seller ID: 76724


BALLANTYNE, R.M. The Battle and the Breeze, or The Fights and Fancies of a British Tar. London : James Nisbet, [n.d., ca. 1905]. Pp. (7),12-124,[1]-6 of ads. Illustrated. 8vo, pictorial red cloth. A juvenile nautical adventure book. See Quayle, R.M. Ballantyne: A Bibliography of First Editions p.110for the first. Name in ink to rfep, ffep, front paste-down, and two inside pages. Rear hinge broken and binding of spine has separated from cloth, so me foxing and soiling to pages, some pages torn or missing pieces around edges, soiling to covers, wear to edges, cocked. 10.00 View more info

Sunk at Sea, or, The Adventures of Wandering Will in the Pacific

By: BALLANTYNE, R.M.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: James Nisbet, London, 1905,:

Seller ID: 74469


BALLANTYNE, R.M. Sunk at Sea, or, The Adventures of Wandering Will in the Pacific . London : James Nisbet, [n.d. - ca. 1905?]. Pp. (5),10-128,(2) of ads, frontispiece, including plates. Illustrated. 8vo, brightly illustrated blue cloth. See Quayle, R.M. Ballantyne: A Bibliography of First Editions p.106 for the first edition. Occasional marginal staining throughout, light wear to extremities, some bubbling to rear board, edge spotting, 1905 gift inscription to flyleaf, else very good. 20.00 View more info

Slave of the Moors. in dj.

By: BALLANTYNE, R.M. Crusader Series for Boys

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Latimer House, London , 1950,:

Seller ID: 62486


BALLANTYNE, R.M. Slave of the Moors. London : Latimer House, (1950). Pp 152, including frontis. 8vo, green cloth. The Crusader Series for Boys. This book, first published in 1888 as The Middy and the Moors, [See Quayle, R.M. Ballantyne: A Bibliography of First Editions p.92] is a novel of the sea inwhich our hero, a young naval officer is hijacked on the Mediterranean sea and made a slave of Arab pirates. "This is real "Ballantyne", through and though, full of manly adventure, pluck and daring, in that wholesome, sturdy style that made him one of the greatest of boy's writers."... View more info

Little Rat Sets Sail

By: BANG-CAMPBELL, Monika BANG, Molly

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Harcourt, Orlando, FL, 2003, ISBN:0152047697:

Seller ID: 61771


BANG-CAMPBELL, Monika. Little Rat Sets Sail ; illustrated by Molly Bang. Orlando, FL: Harcourt, Inc., (2003). Pp. [48]. Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated yellow card covers. Little Rat's sailing adventure, under the tutelege of sailing instructor, Buzzy Bear. Vg. 5.00 View more info

Quest of the Golden Gannet. no dj

By: BARNHOUSE, Dorothy P.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Breakwater Books, 1979,:

Seller ID: 19216


BARNHOUSE, Dorothy P. Quest of the Golden Gannet. (St.John's) : Breakwater Books Ltd., (1979). Pp (5),vi-xiv,1-97,(1). Illustrated. 8vo, brown cloth. Winner of the Beaver Award for Juvenile Fiction this is a nautical story set off late 17th c. Newfoundland. Much attention to detail. For Barnhouse (b. 1914, Burin) see ENL:I:132. Out of print. Beaver Award Juvenile Fiction. Fine. 15.00 View more info

Peter and the Starcatchers. double-signed in dj.

By: BARRY, Dave and Ridley PEARSON PEARSON, Ridley CALL, Greg

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Hyperion Books, New York, 2004, ISBN:0786854456:

Seller ID: 74952


BARRY, Dave and Ridley PEARSON. Peter and the Starcatchers . Illustrations by Greg Call. New York: Hyperion Books for Children, (2004). Pp. (12),1-451,(1). Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated green and purple-spined card covered boards. A nautical adventure joint-venture novel by the prominent American humourist and the prominent detective novelist. Vg in dj. Signed by both Barry and Pearson (without inscription) on the half-title. 20.00 View more info

Under Sealed Orders : A Naval Adventure

By: BARTIMEUS

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Collins, London and Glasgow , 1953,:

Seller ID: 80053


“BARTIMEUS” Under Sealed Orders : A Naval Adventure. London and Glasgow : Collins, (1953). Pp [1]-256. 8vo, blue cloth, silver lettering to spine, topedge dyed blue. A juvenile novel. Brown staining to bottom edge of cloth , foxing to fore-edge, gift inscription, else very good. 10.00 View more info

Tall Ship: On Other Naval Occasions

By: BARTIMEUS

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Cassell and Company, Ltd., London, 1916,:

Seller ID: 62925


BARTIMEUS. A Tall Ship : On Other Naval Occasions. London: Cassell and Company, Ltd., (1916). Seventh Printing (Apr 1916). Pp. 190. Small 8vo, illustrated light blue cloth. Contents: 1. Crab-Pots ; 2. The Drum ; 3. A Captain's Forenoon ; 4. The Seven-Bell Boat ; 5. The King's Pardon ; 6. An Off-Shore Wind ; 7. The Day ; 8. The Mummers ; 9. Crummy-Ships ; 10. The Higher Claim. Covers and spine browned, minor bumping and wear to edges, small spot to front, name, else vg. 20.00 View more info