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  • Herndon, James.
    SORROWLESS TIMES: A Narrative.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Simon & Schuster, 1981. dj. Hardcover first edition - A look back at his youth, by this teacher and writer on education - when, at 17, he had joined the Merchant Marine at the tail end of World War II and set out to see the world. ISBN: 0-671-243217.

    Condition: Near fine in a near fine dustjacket (remainder mark, light edgewear to dj.)

    Book ID: 21262
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  • LOOKING FOR A SHIP. by McPhee, John.
    McPhee, John.
    LOOKING FOR A SHIP.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, (1990) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Fascinating story of life aboard one of the last of the US merchant marine ships - a 42 day voyage through the Panama Canal and down the Pacific coast of South America, with stops in Cartagena, Lima, Balboa. SIGNED by McPhee on the half title page and uncommon thus. 242 pp. ISBN: 0-374-190771.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 60311
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  • LOOKING FOR A SHIP. by McPhee, John.
    McPhee, John.
    LOOKING FOR A SHIP.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, (1990.) dj. Hardcover first edition - A detailed description of life aboard one of the last of the US merchant marine ships - a 42 day voyage through the Panama Canal and down the Pacific coast of South America, with stops in Cartagena, Lima, Balboa. 242 pp. ISBN: 0-374-190771.

    Condition: Near fine in a very good dustjacket. (bleeding to interior of dj)

    Book ID: 40666
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  • LOOKING FOR A SHIP. by McPhee, John.
    McPhee, John.
    LOOKING FOR A SHIP.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, (1990) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - An account of life aboard one of the last of the US merchant marine ships. McPhee accompanies second mate Andy Chase both in his search for a position and in the 42 day voyage on the S.S. Stella Lykes through the Panama Canal and down the Pacific coast of South America, with stops in Cartagena, Lima, Balboa. INSCRIBED by McPhee on the half title page. 242 pp. ISBN: 0-374-190771.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 68338
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  • LOOKING FOR A SHIP. by McPhee, John.
    McPhee, John.
    LOOKING FOR A SHIP.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, (1990) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Fascinating story of life aboard one of the last of the US merchant marine ships - a 42 day voyage through the Panama Canal and down the Pacific coast of South America, with stops in Cartagena, Lima, Balboa. 242 pp. SIGNED by McPhee on the title page and uncommon thus. ISBN: 0-374-190771.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket (appears unread.)

    Book ID: 27127
    View cart More details Price: $75.00
  • Reiner, Larry.
    MINUTE OF SILENCE.

    Edition: First printing.

    Phoenix, AZ: Integra Press, (1990.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Although a novel, this was written by a man with 40 years' experience as a Merchant Seaman, Reiner gives an in-depth expose telescopic view into the United States tanker trade, a picture of the steady degeneration of the US maritime industry since World War II. Boldy INSCRIBED by the author on the title page. Dustjacket praise from Ernest Gann, among others. 268 pp. ISBN: 0-9626148-07.

    Condition: Very near fine in a very good dustjacket (small stamp inside front cover, spot on bottom edge from pen used by author in signing, short closed edge tear to dj.)

    Book ID: 29746
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  • Taylor, Theodore.
    TO KILL THE LEOPARD.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Harcourt Brace & Company, 1993. dj. Hardcover first edition - First adult novel by this prize-winning author of children's and young adult books. A novel of submarine warfare set in World War II. Dustjacket praise from Stephen Coonts, Jefferson Parker, and others. ISBN: 0-15-1240973.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 21575
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