London, Jonathan Cape Ltd., 2nd pr., 1938, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Very Good, Hardcover in a bright dust jacket. Foreward written by Eric Linklater. Previous owner's inscription on rear dust jacket flap. Dust jacket with light edgewear, small tears. A womans view of life at sea in various trading ships, with recollections and information gleaned from her father's log-books. She travelled with her father and recalls in graphic detail, the voyage, the crew and the ports they visited.
Hardcover. Iowa City, State Historical Society of Iowa, 1st, 1968, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Good, Hardcover, 575 pages. Illustrated with black & white photographs. Some numbered Stickers on front endpaper. Foxing along edges of dust jacket. Clean, tight copy.
Hardcover. Salem, Peabody Essex Museum & Mystic Seaport Museum, reprint, 1996, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Very Good, Hardcover in a bright dust jacket, 371 pages. Clean, bright copy. Between 1932 and 1934, in the depths of the Depression, Donald Starr and six friends sailed the 85' Alden schooner Pilgrim around the world from Boston by way of the Panama and Suez Canals. Their adventure is recounted with wit and detail in this illustrated book -- a look at bluewater cruising, the Caribbean, the South Pacific, and the Mediterranean before war and tourism altered them forever.
Hardcover. Philadelphia, John C. Winston, 1st, 1930, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: None, Hardcover, blue cloth with gilt decoration, 500 pages. Color frontispiece and 246 illustrations, the majority black and white photographic illustrations. 3 maps and endpaper maps. Index. Gifford Pinchot (1865-1946) was an American forester, the first head of the US Forestry Service, the person for whom the Gifford Pinchot National Forest in Washington state is named, and a governor of Pennsylvania. In 1929 Pinchot and family took a seven-month cruise to the South Seas during which time he collected specimens for the National Museum. On board were other naturalists and representatives of scientific institutions. Profusely illustrated.
Hardcover. Boston, A.J. Wright, 1st, 1848, Book: Good, Dust Jacket: None, Hardcover, 300 pages, illustrated with 6 b&w engravings from sketches done by the author. Interesting sailing, whaling adventures by a 14-year veteran seaman. Embossed brown cloth with gilt design on cover, gilt lettering and design on spine. Spine cloth chipped, worn at top and bottom. Previous owner's signature in pencil on front fly leaf. Corners show wear, internally very good with only minor foxing.