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Cathedral of the World: Sailing Notes for a Blue Planet. in dj.

By: ARMS, Myron

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Doubleday, 1999, ISBN:0385492693:

Seller ID: 42758


ARMS, Myron. Cathedral of the World : Sailing Notes for a Blue Planet. NY: Doubleday, (1999). Pp 171. 8vo, blue spine with blue boards. "The curved lines of a sailing ship resemble the inverted dome of a great cathedral, surrounded not by soot-covered buildings and crowded streets but by a vast liquid wilderness. This physical and symbolic connection is at the thematic heart of Cathedral of the World, a collection of essays in which writer and professional small-boat sailor Myron Arms sets out on a journey both physicaland spiritual, seeking to explore what he calls 'the primal spaces' and... View more info

Coast of Summer : Sailing New England Waters from Shelter Island to Cape Cod

By: BAILEY, Anthony.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Harper Collins Publishers, New York, 1994, ISBN:0061180041: 1994

Seller ID: 85964

ISBN: 0061180041


BAILEY, Anthony. The Coast of Summer : Sailing New England Waters from Shelter Island to Cape Cod. (New York) : Harper Collins Publishers, (1994). First Printing. Pp [i]-ix,(1),[1]-357,(1). Map. 8vo, white cloth spine, green paper covered boards, copper lettering to spine. Bailey and his wife Margot's 1991 cruise aboard their 27-foot fiberglass sloop Lochinvar. "The New England coast, a small cruising sloop, warm windsand Anthony Bailey's seductive storytelling powers. Lochinvar sails tyhe waters between eatsrn Long Island and the tip of Cape Cod, poki... View more info

Great Moments of Yachting. 1st US in dj.

By: BARRAULT, Jean Michel LOOMIS, Alfred F., preface.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Putnams, 1967,:

Seller ID: 35671


BARRAULT, Jean Michel. Great Moments of Yachting. Preface by Alfred F. Loomis. NY: Putnams, (1967). First US Edition. Pp 209. Square 8vo, white cloth.Toy 0001, Morris & Howland p.10. "This fascinating and beautifully-illustr ated treasury of the men and boats that have made yachting history- from Ariel to Tinkerbelle, from the first America's Cup race in 1851 with Commodore John Stevens at the helm, to the Australians' preparation for 1967 America's Cup competition- is indeed the 'next best thing to sailing.'" -from thedj. Slightly rubbed, owner's signature, else vg in chipped dj. 30.0... View more info

Cruising Guide to the Chesapeake, Including the Passages from Long Island Sound along the New Jersey Coast and Inland Waterway. 1950 ed no dj.

By: BLANCHARD, Fessenden S. DUNCAN, Robert F.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Dodd, Mead & Company, New York, 1950,:

Seller ID: 91816


BLANCHARD, Fessenden S. and DUNCAN, Robert F. A Cruising Guide to the Chesapeake, Including the Passages from Long Island Sound along the New Jersey Coast and Inland Waterway. Co-author with Robert F. Duncan. With Illustrations & Charts. New York: Dodd, Mead & Co., 1950. First Printing. Pp. (6),vii-xiv,(2),[1]-233,(5), frontis., + 31 p. of plates and charts. Illustrated. Map endpapers. 8vo, blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Morris & Howland p.16. Includes the following appendices: 1. Agencies for Government Publications, 2. Notes on Marine Railways and Boat Yards. Some light rubbing to ... View more info

Cruising Guide to the Chesapeake, Including the Passages from Long Island Sound along the New Jersey Coast and Inland Waterway. 1973 ed in dj

By: BLANCHARD, Fessenden S. STONE, William T.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: 1962,:

Seller ID: 76937


BLANCHARD, Fessenden S. and William T. STONE. A Cruising Guide to the Chesapeake, Including the Passages from Long Island Sound along the New Jersey Coast and Inland Waterway. Assisted by William T. Stone. With Illustrations & Charts. Revised Edition - 1973. N.Y.: Dodd, Mead & Co., (1973). Pp 306. 8vo, blue cloth. Morris & Howland p.16. Vg in nicked, price-clipped dj. 20.00 View more info

Between Wind and Water. Paperback Edition

By: BRACE, Gerald Warner

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Down East Magazine, 1966,: 1966

Seller ID: 18842

ISBN: 0892720298


BRACE, Gerald Warner. Between Wind and Water. With illustrations by the author. Camden, Maine : Down East Magazine, n.d. (copyright 1966). Pp 219. 8vo, white art-illustrated cardcovers. Toy 133, Morris & Howland p.20. Reprint of the Norton edition of 1966. A discursive book on things nautical in the state of Maine. Chapters : 1. The Coast; 2. People; 3. The Ways of Life; 4. Talk; 5. Summer Folk; 6. Boats; 7. Wind and Weather; 8. Sailing; 9. The Good Sailor; 10. Cruising; 11. Fog; View more info

Avelinda : The Legacy of a Yankee Yachtsman

By: CABOT, Thomas D. CABOT, Thomas D. (photographs)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Island Institute, Rockland, ME, 1991, ISBN:0884480933:

Seller ID: 64646


CABOT, Thomas D. Avelinda : The Legacy of a Yankee Yachtsman. Rockland, ME:Island Institute, (1991). Pp. [6],1-154, + 16 p. of colour plates. Illustr ated. Double Column. Oblong 8vo, illustrated blue and green card covers. A history of the author's experiences aboard his 50-foot ketch, Avelinda, andits adventures in cruising the islands of the Maine coast. Vg. 25.00 View more info

Fundamentals of Sailing, Cruising, and Racing. in dj.

By: COLGATE, Stephen GOODMAN, Ellen.

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Norton, 1978, ISBN:0393032159:

Seller ID: 61617


COLGATE, Stephen. Fundamentals of Sailing, Cruising, and Racing. Diagrams by Ellen Goodman. NY: W. W. Norton, (1978). Pp 380. Illustrated with numerous photos and technical drawings to text. 8vo, tan cloth. Toy 2061, Morris &Howland p.32. Stephen Colgate the founder and president of the most presti gious sailing school in the United States has distilled from his years of teaching what must be the nearly perfect text on sailing, cruising and racing. [...] His progression from the very beginnings - demystifying yachting terminology - is a masterpiece of simplicity and logic." -from the dust ... View more info

In Quest of the Sun: The Journal of the Firecrest Sixth Edition.

By: GERBAULT, Alain

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Hodder and Stoughton, London, 1937,:

Seller ID: 105340


GERBAULT, Alain. In Quest of the Sun: The Journal of the "Firecrest". London: Hodder and Stoughton, (November 1937). Sixth Edition (first in this form). Pp. (4),5-319,(1). With two maps to text. Small 8vo, grey cloth with black decoration to front board, black lettering to spine, top edge dyed blue.See Toy 718 for earlier edition. As the title hints, this is an account of a circumnavigation to the westward in the handsome old cutter Firecrest. T he author achieves a remarkable balance between the literary and the technical in his prose. Gift inscription inked to half-title leaf, else v... View more info

Good Little Ship. First Edition in dustjacket.

By: GILPIN, Vincent HERRESHOFF, L. Francis, intro.] MUNROE, R.M.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Livingston Publishing Company, Narberth, Penn, 1952,:

Seller ID: 102448


GILPIN, Vincent. The Good Little Ship. [Introduction by L. Francis Herreshoff]. Narberth, Penn .: Livingston Publishing Company, 1952. First Edition. Pp (4),5-60,(4) + two folding plans. Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth, small white illustration on front board, white lettering to spine. Toy 4745, Morris& Howland p.58. The first edition of this classic, humane little volume ex tolling the virtues of cruising under sail and describing in detail a fine little vessel for this purpose. "'When you gather the necessities of life on a small sailboat and cast loose with a roving commission, you enter i... View more info

Coming About : A Family Passage at Sea. Paperback.

By: HITCHCOCK, Susan Tyler

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Ballantine Books, New York, 1998, ISBN:034540663x:

Seller ID: 42674


HITCHCOCK, Susan Tyler. Coming About : A Family Passage at Sea. New York : Ballantine Books, (1998). First Paperback Printing. Pp. (16),3-337,(1). 8vo, illustrated blue card covers. Small-boat cruising as family therapy, in the form of a 3500 mile Caribbean voyage. "Susan Hitchcock felt her family of four drifting apart. As she watched the daily demands of life tug her away from her husband and two young children, she knew they must find a way back to each other. So to reconnect as a family, they took to the sea. Sailing for nine months and 3,500 miles around the Caribbean aboard Hei Tiki,... View more info

Addicted to Sail : A Half Century of Yachting Experiences.

By: HOYT, Norris D.

Price: $32.00

Publisher: 1987,:

Seller ID: 26853


HOYT, Norris D. Addicted to Sail: A Half Century of Yachting Experiences. NY: Norton, (1987). First Printing. Pp 220. Illustrated. 8vo, red cloth spine with blue paper covered boards. Toy 0187, Morris & Howland p 70. Despite its racy title, this is a sober, anecdotal account of transatlantic passages under sail, cruises on European canals, and adventures in high latitudes.Vg in dj. 32.00 View more info

Inland Sea. First Edition in dustjacket

By: HUNT, Morton M.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Doubleday, 1965,:

Seller ID: 20570


HUNT, Morton M. The Inland Sea. Garden City, N.Y. : Doubleday & Co., 1965. First Edition. Pp (4),5-144. 8vo, black cloth spine, blue cloth boards, gilt decoration to front board, gilt lettering to spine. Map end-papers. The dustjacket adds: "A Sailor's affectionate look at the people and places of Long Island Sound" . Toy 2896. "In the summer of 1963, the author set sail in the thirty-three-foot sloop Merrywend out of Stamford, Connecticut, on a two-week circumnavigation of Long Island Sound. His purpose was to capture the lok of the Sound, its shores, ports, and people - and the u... View more info

Sailing All Seas in the Idle Hour. reprint. tan cloth , black lettering tospine.

By: LONG, Dwight

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Hodder and Stoughton, 1940,:

Seller ID: 54903


LONG, Dwight. Sailing All Seas in the Idle Hour. (L): Hodder and Stoughton,(1940). First printed in this form. Pp 317, including illustrated maps to endpapers + [8] leaves plates. Small 8vo, tan cloth. Toy 446: "The account of a voyage westward from Seattle, 30 September 1934, to New York, 2 September 1937. Long reached New York just in time for the great hurricane of 1937, which wrecked Idle Hour in port and brought the voyage to an end. A plain straightforward narrative of a voyage made with limited means during the Great Depression by the author and one companion." A young American'... View more info

Cruising at Last : Sailing the East Coast. 1st printing in dj.

By: MERRICK, Elliott.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Lyons Press, 2003, ISBN:1-58574-767-X:

Seller ID: 55640


MERRICK, Elliott. Cruising at Last : Sailing the East Coast. Guilford, Conn.: The Lyons Press, (2003). First Printing. Pp 250. Illustrated endpapers. 8vo, blue paper covered boards. Shortly before his death Elliot Merrick gave his daughter the manuscript of Cruising at Last. It is tells the story ofMerrick and his wife who build their own sloop and sailed from Georgia to Maine and back. It is "a simple tale told with charm, wit, and humor by an accomplished writer learning to become a sailor." -from the dust jacket. Vgin dj. 25.00 View more info

Unlikely People

By: PALLEY, Reese JONES, Tristan)

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Sheridan House, 1998,:

Seller ID: 43317


PALLEY, Reese. Unlikely People. (Dobbs Ferry, NY): Sheridan House, (1998). First Paperback Printing. Pp. (6),[vii]-ix,(3),[1]-208,(4). 8vo, illustrated blue card covers. "In over thirty years of sailing all over the world, hehas met devils and saints, fools and philosophers, and their stories are t old with humor and charm in Palley's inimitable style. Notable characters include sailing legend Tristan Jones, lunatics in Colombia, and the Dumbest Sailor in the World." -from the cover. Lacking frony flyleaf, else very good. 12.00 View more info

Capable Cruiser. 4th US in dj

By: PARDEY, Lin and Larry

Price: $22.00

Publisher: W.W. Norton, New York , 1987,:

Seller ID: 96124


PARDEY, Lin and Larry. The Capable Cruiser. [Dj adds: The world's best known cruiser-writer team shows how to cruise with precision, pleasure, and self-sufficiency]. New York: W.W. Norton, (©1987). Fourth Printing. Pp. (10),11-400. Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth spine with light blue paper covered boards. Contents: Parameters for Choosing a Cruising Boat; From a Wish to a Design; What Does Cruising Cost?; The Quesiton of Children and Cruising; Medical Preparations for Cruising; Medical and Boat Insurance for Offshore Cruising; Buying the Gear to Go Cruising; Positive Flotation -- Is It an Optio... View more info

America's Sailing Book. 1st US in dj

By: ROBINSON, Bill

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons, New York, 1976,:

Seller ID: 21830


ROBINSON, Bill. America's Sailing Book. N.Y.: Charles Scribner's Sons, (1976). First Printing. Pp 277. Illustrated. Lg 8vo, blue cloth. Toy 2206. PartI - Introduction to Sailing; Part II - Racing; Part III - Cruising and Day Sailing. Vg in dj. 25.00 View more info

America's Sailing Book. US book club in dj

By: ROBINSON, Bill

Price: $18.00

Publisher: 1976,:

Seller ID: 71023


ROBINSON, Bill. America's Sailing Book. N.Y.: Charles Scribner's Sons, (1976). Book Club Edition. Pp 277. Illustrated. Lg 8vo, blue cloth. Toy 2206. Part I - Introduction to Sailing; Part II - Racing; Part III - Cruising and Day Sailing. Vg in chipped dj. 18.00 View more info

Sailing Life and How to Enjoy It.. 1st pr in dj.

By: ROBINSON, Bill

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Scribner's, 1974,:

Seller ID: 44206


ROBINSON, Bill. The Sailing Life and How to Enjoy It. NY: Charles Scribner's Sons, (1974). First Printing. Pp 316. Large 8vo, blue cloth. The editor of Yachting magazine offers both practical advice on cruising and racing, and reflections on a lifetime of sailing experience. Vg in rubbed, torn dj. 25.00 View more info