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  • TIGRESS. by Gilbert, John.
    Gilbert, John.
    TIGRESS.

    Edition: First printing.

    London: The Bodley Head, (1987.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Naval adventure set in the days of Elizabeth I. Attractive wrap-around dustjacket illustration with a painting of two ships under full sail by Brian Sweet. 293 pp. ISBN: 0-370-310632.

    Condition: Near fine in a fine dustjacket. (usual toning to the pages.)

    Book ID: 44688
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  • TIGRESS. by Gilbert, John.
    Gilbert, John.
    TIGRESS.

    Edition: First printing.

    London: The Bodley Head, (1987.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Naval adventure set in the days of Elizabeth I. Attractive wrap-around dustjacket illustration with a painting of two ships under full sail by Brian Sweet. 293 pp. ISBN: 0-370-310632.

    Condition: Near fine in a price-clipped but otherwise fine dustjacket. (toning to the pages.)

    Book ID: 13049
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  • THE TRAIL OF THE SERPENT. by Hartog, Jan de.
    Hartog, Jan de.
    THE TRAIL OF THE SERPENT.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York Harper and Row (1983) dj. Hardcover first edition - Novel of the Dutch East Indies during World War II. Set in Borneo in early 1942 when Japanese forces overran the Dutch colonial empire, and fifty survivors of the trek across the mountain attempt to make their escape on an old salvage vessel 214 pp. Dust jacket by Paul Bacon. ISBN: 0-06-0390182.

    Condition: Fine in near fine dust jacket (some toning to the dj)

    Book ID: 60734
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  • Hughes, Richard
    IN HAZARD

    Edition: Trade paperback.

    New York: Time Incorporated, 1966. Classic novel of a ship encountering a killer hurricane in the Caribbean. Foreword by Hughes.Frontispiece portrait. xxiii, 229 pp.

    Condition: Near fine (lower right corner of front cover slightly bent)

    Book ID: 10798
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  • THE FLAG CAPTAIN. by Kent, Alexander
    Kent, Alexander
    THE FLAG CAPTAIN.

    Edition: First thus- a trade paperback.

    Ithica, NY: McBooks Press, (1999.). The eleventh Richard Bolitho novel, set in 1797 at the time of the Great Mutiny (originally published in 1971.) 384 pp. Cover painting by Geoffrey Huband. ISBN: 0-935526-668.

    Condition: Near fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 56292
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  • O'Brian, Patrick.
    H. M. S. SURPRISE.

    Edition: First US printing.

    Philadelphia: Lippincott, 1973. dj. Hardcover first edition - The third book in the Aubrey - Maturin series, set in the Indian Ocean in the early 1800's. Striking wrap-around dustjacket painting by George Sottung. ISBN: 0-397-009984.

    Condition: Ex-library with the usual markings, in a very good and unmarked dustjacket (some wear to ends of dj spine, letters in title are white on spine, instead of yellow). A good reading copy, but much of the value is in the dj.

    Book ID: 28049
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  • DESOLATION ISLAND by O'Brian, Patrick
    O'Brian, Patrick
    DESOLATION ISLAND

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Stein & Day, (1979.) dj. Hardcover first edition - A Jack Aubrey story, an historically accurate naval adventure set in the 19th century. The fifth book in the Aubrey - Maturin series. 276 pp. ISBN: 0-8126-2590x.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 49554
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  • O'Brian, Patrick.
    H. M. S. SURPRISE.

    Edition: First US printing.

    Philadelphia: Lippincott, 1973. dj. Hardcover first edition - The third book in the Aubrey - Maturin series, set in the Indian Ocean in the early 1800's. Striking wrap-around dustjacket painting by George Sottung. ISBN: 0-397-009984.

    Condition: Near fine in a very good+ dustjacket (some light signs of wear to the dustjacket at the ends of the spine and corner folds, closed tear at lower edge of front cover, and another at fold of rear flap, but overall a very attractive copy of this uncommon book.)

    Book ID: 26179
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  • H. M. S. SURPRISE. by O'Brian, Patrick.
    O'Brian, Patrick.
    H. M. S. SURPRISE.

    Edition: First US printing.

    Philadelphia: Lippincott, 1973. dj. Hardcover first edition - The third book in the Aubrey - Maturin series, set in the Indian Ocean in the early 1800's. Striking wrap-around dustjacket painting by George Sottung. ISBN: 0-397-009984.

    Condition: Near fine in a good+ dustjacket (prev owner's stamp embossed on the front endpaper, some light signs of wear to the dustjacket at the ends of the spine and corner folds, closed tear at upper edge of front cover with associated creasing, but overall a tight and attractive copy of this uncommon book.)

    Book ID: 26180
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  • THE HERO SHIP. by Searls, Hank.
    Searls, Hank.
    THE HERO SHIP.

    Edition: First printing.

    NY and Cleveland: World Publishing Co., (1969) dj. Hardcover first edition - The author's fourth novel, a story of an aircraft carrier's disastrous encounter with a Japanese air attack, culmininating in attacks by kamikaze pilots, based on one of the great stories of valor during World War II. 304 pp.

    Condition: Very near fine in a very good dustjacket (short closed tear to dj).

    Book ID: 73203
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  • SAILORS ON THE INWARD SEA. by Thornton, Lawrence.
    Thornton, Lawrence.
    SAILORS ON THE INWARD SEA.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: The Free Press (Simon & Schuster), (2004.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - An absorbing new novel by the award-winning author of 'Imaging Argentine.' As Michael Cunningham states, 'begins with a fascinating premise - the unacknowledged source of Joseph Conrad's greatest novels (that is, the tragic accidental encounter at sea between a British minesweeper and a German submarine) - and takes it to considerable heights. By the novel's end, Thornton has cast a light not only onto Conrad's genius but onto the mystery of inspiration itself. SIGNED by the author on the title page. ISBN: 0-7432-60074.

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

    Book ID: 70269
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  • SAILORS ON THE INWARD SEA. by Thornton, Lawrence.
    Thornton, Lawrence.
    SAILORS ON THE INWARD SEA.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: The Free Press (Simon & Schuster), (2004.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - An absorbing new novel by the award-winning author of 'Imaging Argentina.' As Michael Cunningham states, it 'begins with a fascinating premise - the unacknowledged source of Joseph Conrad's greatest novels (that is, the tragic accidental encounter at sea between a British minesweeper and a German submarine) - and takes it to considerable heights. By the novel's end, Thornton has cast a light not only onto Conrad's genius but onto the mystery of inspiration itself. SIGNED by the author on the title page. ISBN: 0-7432-60074.

    Condition: Near fine in fine dust jacket (bottom edge of textblock slightly bumped with light creasing to lower corner of first several pages.)

    Book ID: 29560
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