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Martin the Skipper; a Tale for Boys and Seafaring Folk, Cobb F.R.G.S., James F.
1 Cobb F.R.G.S., James F. Martin the Skipper; a Tale for Boys and Seafaring Folk
London Wells Gardner, Darton, & Co. N.D. Hardcover Very Good- with no dust jacket 
Green cloth covered decorative boards with gilt stamped designs front and spine show light wear, one quarter inch tear head of spine. Foxing to page edges, front hinge started but solid, Initials in ink on FFEP ; A bright solid, book ; Small 8vo 7" - 8" tall; 403 + ads pages; The book is undated but appears to be pre-1900 
Price: 25.00 USD
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SHEETS IN THE WIND, Cullum, Ridgwell
2 Cullum, Ridgwell SHEETS IN THE WIND
New York A. L. Burt 1932 Reprint Hardcover Good in Poor dust jacket 
DJ in Mylar. DJ is worn, torn, chipped, creased and tape repaired. Pages a little yellowed, stain bottom front corner of pages. Copyright is 1932, unsure of date of this reprint edition. A rousing sailing novel involving drug smuggling and damsels in distress. 
Price: 17.50 USD
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3 Jenkins, Geoffrey A Bridge of Magpies
London HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 1974 0002210479 / 9780002210478 Hardcover Very Good in Good+ dust jacket 
Price clipped dust jacket chipped at extremities, tape repaired closed tear top edge, back top corner of book is bumped ; A tight solid book, hinges intact. DJ in Mylar ; 1.26 x 8.43 x 5.51 Inches; 256 pages; Struan Weddell, ex-South African naval officer, is recalled to duty and sent by his former commander on a secret mission to the remote Possession Island off the forbidding Diamond Coast of South-West Africa. Here his mission is to become Headman. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Drug on the Market, Tranter, Nigel
4 Tranter, Nigel Drug on the Market
Edinburgh Hodder & Stoughton 1962 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket Illustrated by Douglas Hall jacket art 
Price clipped dust jacket shows only light edge wear and scuffing. Sticker shadow and erasure on front pastedown ; A bright, solid book, DJ in Mylar. Red boards with gilt titles on spine. ; 12mo 7" - 7" tall; 222 pages; "Philip Hepburn, Lt. Commander RN, home in East Lothian on leave from Far Eastern service, stumbles on strange events in the benighted seas of the great Firth of Forth estuary, and stumbles again, this time to his own hurt, on the equally benighted tidelands of Aberlady Bay. An inquisitive and obstinate man, Trisha Denholm saves him once - but cannot save him a second time." 
Price: 60.75 USD
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Gale Force, Trevor, Elleston
5 Trevor, Elleston Gale Force
London William Heinemann 1956 1st UK Hardcover Very Good- in Fair dust jacket 
DJ has soiling, tears, chipping, torn full length on spine, large pieces missing base of back panel of DJ. Previous owners' names on front free end paper. ; A tight solid book.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 262 pages; A sea-going adventure. "Miles away from the shore, the Atlantic Whipper - carrying 10 passengers, 40 crew members, and a cargo of grain - is met by a terrible storm. Captain Matthew Harkness is faced with the task of keeping his ship afloat. As he waits for rescue, he is burdened with the thoughts of his wife, his crew, and the lives that may be cut short by the tremendous force of the gale." 
Price: 12.50 USD
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