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Chris Craft Sea Skiff 1969 Brochure
1 Chris Craft Sea Skiff 1969 Brochure
Pompano Beach Chris-Craft Corporation 1969 

Stapled brochure which has been reinforced by tape along the binding and on the front & rear pages, perhaps the outer pages came off the staples at some point. Some additional wear but certainly a useable and economical copy. Covers the 27' Sea Skiff, 31' Sea Skiff, 35' Sea Skiff Sedan, 35' Corinthian, 36' Sea Skiff Yacht, and the 40' Corinthian Sedan/Fisherman. 
Price: 11.00 USD
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Chrysler Sea Mule Marine Tractor Operation, Maintenance and Parts Manual
2 Chrysler Sea Mule Marine Tractor Operation, Maintenance and Parts Manual
Detroit Chrysler Corporation paperback 

Fair plus, tape on & near spine covering up the original spine lettering; spine paper is chipped at bottom. Some labels, stamps, and marking son front cover; stains on rear cover. Bottom outer page corners are bumped/folded in front half of books. Other than these flaws, the contents are overall in quite decent and clean condition. Original factory manual, undated, cerca 1940's. Covers Model 4-C. Scarce!

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Price: 63.00 USD
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Escort Carrier WW II: War in the Pacific on the Aircraft Carrier USS Petrof Bay, Cline, Rick
3 Cline, Rick Escort Carrier WW II: War in the Pacific on the Aircraft Carrier USS Petrof Bay
Placentia Self-published 1998 0966323505 / 9780966323504 First Edition paperback 

Good; owner info on page edges & front endpapers, including details about said owner's tour of duty on the Petrof Bay; scattered light highlighting; a few notes on rear endpage. Despite the noted flaws, the covers are sharp and the book is still surprisingly tight. 
Price: 67.00 USD
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The Book of Old Ships, Culver, Henry & Gordon Grant
4 Culver, Henry & Gordon Grant The Book of Old Ships
Garden City Garden City Publishing 1935 hardcover 

Very good, light sunning and a little soiling on spine & near edges, in a good plus dust jacket (in fresh mylar protector) with some small chips and wear, overall still a clean, vintage copy. Scarce in jacket! With 70 drawings and 5 color plates.

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Price: 21.10 USD
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5 Ditler, Joe Strong In, Strong Out: The Dick Virgilio Story
San Diego self-published 2018 1732096201 / 9781732096202 hardcover 

Very good in a near fine dust jacket, some lightly bent page corners, else a very sharp and clean copy. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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Of Walking Beams and Paddle Wheels: A Chronicle of San Francisco Bay Ferryboats, Harlan, George & Clement Fisher Jr.
6 Harlan, George & Clement Fisher Jr. Of Walking Beams and Paddle Wheels: A Chronicle of San Francisco Bay Ferryboats
San Francisco Bay Books Limited 1951 First Edition hardcover 

Presentation copy, warmly INSCRIBED by co-author Clement Fisher, Jr. in the original year of publication. Very good, small soiled spot on outer page edges, overall a nice, clean copy; no dust jacket. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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The Golden Shore: California's Love Affair with the Sea, Helvarg, David
7 Helvarg, David The Golden Shore: California's Love Affair with the Sea
New York Thomas Dunne Books 2013 0312664966 / 9780312664961 First Edition hardcover 

INSCRIBED 'Regards, David Helvarg' on the front endpaper! Near fine in a near fine dust jacket (in fresh mylar protector), small remainder dot on top page edges, overall a very sharp, clean copy. First printing with full number line. 
Price: 13.00 USD
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Early Man and the Ocean: A Search for the Beginnings of Navigation and Seaborne Civilizations, Heyerdahl, Thor
8 Heyerdahl, Thor Early Man and the Ocean: A Search for the Beginnings of Navigation and Seaborne Civilizations
Garden City Doubleday 1979 0385127103 / 9780385127103 hardcover 

Very good plus in a good plus dust jacket (in fresh mylar protector) with a small chip on the spine and some edgewear, overall a nice, clean copy. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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The Naval Genius of George Washington, Knox, Dudley
9 Knox, Dudley The Naval Genius of George Washington
Boston Houghton Mifflin 1932 Limited Edition hardcover 

#242 of 550 copies. Very good or better, owner bookplate on front pastedown; many of the pages were not properly seperated by the printer (as is common with this particular edition), we have meticulously gone through and separated them. This resulted in several pages with very small chips or tears along the edges, but overall the process was successful. Does not include the glassine jacket but does include the slipcase, which has some wear. 
Price: 36.00 USD
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A Night to Remember, Lord, Walter
10 Lord, Walter A Night to Remember
New York Henry Holt 1955 First Edition hardcover 

Scarce original 1955 first edition. Very good, bookstore label on rear endpaper, else a clean book with light edgewear, in a fair dust jacket with a moderate chip atop the spine, some tears, and a dampstain on the underside (but not visible externally); the rear inner flap has seperated and the front inner flap is seperating, so we have neatly repaired both with archival tape on the underside. The jacket will look better in our fresh mylar protector. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Spadefish: On Patrol with a Top-Scoring WWII Submarine, Moore, Stephen
11 Moore, Stephen Spadefish: On Patrol with a Top-Scoring WWII Submarine
Dallas Atriad Press 2006 1933177071 / 9781933177076 First Edition paperback 

The endpage is SIGNED 'One of the Crew, Jack Gallagher'; Gallagher (aka 'Zombie') appears in many places in the book. Moisture damage affects the lower/outer page corners primarily at rear of book, else a quite-decent and clean copy. 
Price: 16.00 USD
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Model Racing Yachts: Their Architecture, Design, Construction, and Handling, Priest, B. H. et al
12 Priest, B. H. et al Model Racing Yachts: Their Architecture, Design, Construction, and Handling
Hemel Hempstead Model & Allied Publications Ltd. 1966 First Edition hardcover 

Very good in a very good minus dust jacket (in fresh mylar protector) with a closed tear on the rear and some additional wear, overall a nice, clean copy. Includes nine fold-out plans and numerous illustrations. Scarce and important work.

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Price: 45.00 USD
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The Naval War of 1812 or the History of the United States Navy during the Last War with Great Britain, to Which is Appended an Account of the Battle of New Orleans, Roosevelt, Theodore
13 Roosevelt, Theodore The Naval War of 1812 or the History of the United States Navy during the Last War with Great Britain, to Which is Appended an Account of the Battle of New Orleans
Philadelphia : D. N. Goodchild 2006 hardcover 

Very good plus in a very good plus dust jacket, or better, a very sharp, clean copy. A handsome edition from the Press at Toah Hall -- Library of American History. With a silk bookmark ribbon. Introduction by Edward Eckert. 
Price: 22.00 USD
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Ship Drafting, Trask, Edgar & John Comstock
14 Trask, Edgar & John Comstock Ship Drafting
Scranton International Textbook Company 1939 hardcover 

Very good or better, a little edge-creasing on a few of the foldouts, overall a sharp, clean copy. Comprises: Introduction to Ship Drafting, Ship Drafting Parts 1-2, & Drawings for Welded Ship Parts. Also includes the hard-to-find packet of larger folding drawings (figures). 
Price: 31.00 USD
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15 Wheatley, Joseph & Stephen Howarth Historic Sail: The Glory of the Sailing Ship from the 13th to the 19th Century
London Greenhill Books 2000 1853673994 / 9781853673993 First Edition hardcover 

Very good or better, minor scrape near bottom of on one page and another atop rear endpaper, in a very good plus dust jacket, overall a nice, clean copy of this large & handsome production.

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Price: 20.65 USD
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