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Martin the Skipper; a Tale for Boys and Seafaring Folk

By: Cobb F.R.G.S., James F.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Wells Gardner, Darton, & Co.: circa 1880

Seller ID: 10778

Condition: 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 7½" - 8" tall; 403 + ads pages; The book is undated but appears to be pre-1900 View more info

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Glencannon Afloat; or Golden Rule and Brass Knuckles on the S.S. Inchcliffe Castle

By: Gilpatric, Guy

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Dodd, Mead & Company: 1941

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 19320

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


Blue cloth boards show light shelf wear.; A tight solid book. ; Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall; 240 pages; A humourous fiction collection featuring Mr. Colin Glencannon, a doughty Scot, Chief Engineer of the Inchcliffe Castle. View more info

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Drug on the Market

By: Tranter, Nigel

Price: $60.75

Publisher: Edinburgh, Hodder & Stoughton: 1962

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15272

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


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" - 7½" 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 s... View more info

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The Last Seaman

By: Ward, Wayne

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Victoria, BC, Trafford Publishing: 2006

Edition: 1st Paperback Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 19460

ISBN: 1412006570

Condition: Very Good


Signed by Author; Card covers show some shelf wear and corner curl, minor creasing. ; A tight solid book. Inscribed by the author on front fly leaf.; 10.3 X 7.3 X 1.2 inches; 612 pages; "Marty Leigh has wanted to go to sea ever since he was a boy growing up outside the Queen Victoria Markets. Despite his father’s misgivings and insistence that Marty learn a trade, Marty is determined to see his dream come true. When he is nearly seventeen, Marty takes the first step and signs up to be a deck boy. Now all he has to do is wait. Two weeks later, Marty receives a call that he is to set sail ... View more info