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  • WHEN CAPTAIN FLINT WAS STILL A GOOD MAN. by Dybek, Nick.
    Dybek, Nick.
    WHEN CAPTAIN FLINT WAS STILL A GOOD MAN.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Riverhead Books, 2012. dj. Hardcover first edition - The author's very highly praised first novel, a coming of age story set in the Bering Sea off Alaska: "Part mystery, part lament, part coming-of-age drama, this novel will stay with you long after you turn the last page. . . . Fascinating and powerful." (Daniel Alarcon) and "Robert Louis Stevenson would be proud of Nick Dybek. . . . He delivers a page-turner full of danger, secrets, and betrayals." (Stewart O'Nan) and more. A Booklist Top 10 First novel of 2012. 304 pp. ISBN: 9781594488092.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket (a new copy.)

    Book ID: 64573
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  • LITTLE FLIP: The Fur Seal That Could Not Swim. by Grainger, George; illustrated by J G Mosinski.
    Grainger, George; illustrated by J G Mosinski.
    LITTLE FLIP: The Fur Seal That Could Not Swim.

    Edition: First printing.

    Ann Arbor, MI: By the author (printed by Edwards Brothers, Lithoprinters) 1960. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A charming - and very uncommon - children's book. Little Flip in a seal pup born on one of the Pribilof Islands in the Bering Sea, but when his first attempt to swim is a disaster, he is convinced he will never learn how to swim, until one day he sees his friend threatened by a killer whale, and he jumps in to distract the whale. Illustrated with drawings by Mosinski, hand-lettered text. SIGNED on the front endpaper. Small oblong format. 35 pp.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated light blue boards. Scarce - No copies currently for sale, Worldcat only locates two copies.

    Book ID: 82166
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  • POLAR STAR. by Smith, Martin Cruz
    Smith, Martin Cruz
    POLAR STAR.

    Edition: First trade edition.

    New York: Random House, 1989. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The second mystery featuring Chief Homicide Investigator Arkady Renko - this one is set aboard a Soviet factory ship in the Bering Sea. SIGNED on the title page. 386 pp. ISBN: 0-394-578198.

    Condition: Near fine in a near fine dust jacket (a few rubbed and faded spots to the boards and cloth spine.)

    Book ID: 46252
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