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Image for Dear Sarah New England Ice to the Orient and Other Incidents from the Journals of Captain Charles Edward Barry to His Wife

Dear Sarah New England Ice to the Orient and Other Incidents from the Journals of Captain Charles Edward Barry to His Wife

By: Borden, Norman E.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Freeport, ME, Bond Wheelwright Company: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 32150

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


Text is clean. Cover shows light wear. Signed by author on front free endpaper. Dust jacket shows chipping along top and bottom edges. NAP. ; 204 pages; Signed by Author View more info

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The Little "O"

By: Guilfoyle, Merlin Joseph

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Stockton, CA, Willow House: 1972

Edition: Not First Edition

Seller ID: 3803

ISBN: 0912450053

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


Text is clean. Pictoral cover shows normal wear. Dust jacket shows shelfwear, with some scuffing, edgwear, rubbing along folds and a couple closed tears. Dust jacket placed inside protective archival sleeve. ; From Dust Jacket: Over several decades while putting together impressions for published articles about people, things, events and places around San Francisco, throughout California and the Americas, Bishop Merlin J. Guilfoyle collected in his extensive world travel... View more info

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The Glorious Adventure

By: Halliburton, Richard

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Indianapolis, IN, Bobbs-Merrill Company: 1927

Seller ID: 24780

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


Text is clean. Red cloth cover, spine shows some darkening. Head/base of spine bumped. Previous owner bookplate on first and second front free endpapers. ; [ Bloom, Who Should We Then Read? 2, pp. 152-153]; B&W Illustrations; 354 pages View more info

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Wide Skies Finding a Home in the West

By: Holthaus, Gary H.

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Tucson, University of Arizona Press: August 1997

Seller ID: 1561

ISBN: 0816516723

Condition: Near Fine


Near Fine condition. Remainder mark. ; Remainder; 190 pages View more info

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Red Mains'l

By: Pye, Peter

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Rupert Hart Davis: 1961

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 29842

ISBN: 0246637269

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


Text is clean. Cover shows light wear. Dust jacket has several closed tears, edgewear at head of spine. States This Revised Edition First Published in the Mariners Library, 1961. ; This series of classic nautical works contained 46 volumes in the original 1947-1959 run. Two titles were introduced with the re-issue of the series in the 1960's. ; Mariner's Library; Vol. 44 View more info

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The Islands Of The Sulu Sea

By: Rose, Kurt

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Palo Alto, CA, Glencannon Press: May 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2845

ISBN: 0963758616

Condition: Near Fine; Signed by author on title page. Text clean. Cover shows only minimal shelfwear.


From back cover: In 1929 Kurt Rose ran away to sea to find adventure. He was 15 years old. It was a time when a young sailor could still 'jump ship' to explore strange ports and foreign lands. With masterful skill and sensitive imagery he guides the reader through a forgotten part of the world. ; 224 pages; Signed by Author View more info

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Princess and Pilgrim in England

By: Sheldon, Caroline

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Washington, DC, The Lucas-Lincoln Company: 1904

Seller ID: 25205

Condition: Very Good with No dust jacket as issued


Text is clean. Previous owner name and 1904 date on front free endpaper. Cover shows some wear, light soiling to cloth. Blue cloth with black and red cover illustration. ; [Marple: Iowa Authors and Their Works, A Contribution Toward a Bibliography - pg. 268] View more info

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Journeys By Land And Sea A Visit to Five Continents

By: Tenney, George Cydus

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Chicago, IL, International Tract Society: 1895

Seller ID: 29577

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Text is clean. Cover shows obvious wear, damage to head of spine exposing underlying boards. Rear hinge weakened. Front cover gilt unevently rubbed. Heavy volume, may require additional postage. View more info