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The Sailor Boy: A Novel

By: N/A

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Luther Roby: 1843

Edition: Fourth Edition

Seller ID: 1953827

Condition: Very Good


Fourth American edition. Lightly rubbed, a few pages a bit foxed. 1843 Small Hard Cover. 114; 118 pp. 12mo. Two books in one volume. Original brown boards, gilt titles & decorations on spine, blind-stamped design on boards. A British work of fiction following the exploits of a young sailor. View more info

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The Black Flower: A Novel of the Civil War

By: Bahr, Howard

Price: $6.00

Publisher: The Nautical & Aviation Publishing Company of America: 2012

Seller ID: 2206465

ISBN: 1877853747

Condition: Near Fine


Sticker to rear wrapper. 2012 Trade Paperback. 266 pp. This powerful story of a young rifleman's agony during the Battle of Franklin in 1864 ranks with the foremost novels of the Civil War. It has already won praise for it's originality and power in the New York Times Book Review, The Los Angeles Times, The Boston Globe, Southern Living and many other journals. The black flower symbolizes the rifleman's sense of doom in the midst of Union cannons firing upon John Bell Hood's Army of Tennessee. That army literally disappears in a hail of rifle and cannon fire from the Union entrenchments. Bushr... View more info

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The Nelson Touch: The Life and Legend of Horatio Nelson

By: Coleman, Terry

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2202419

ISBN: 0195147413

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Top page ridge very lightly foxed. Jacket very faintly toned. 2002 Hard Cover. xix, 424 pp. Admiral Horatio Nelson captures our imaginations like few other military figures. A mixture of tactical originality, raw courage, cruelty, and romantic passion, Nelson in action was daring and direct, a paramount naval genius and a natural born predator. Now, in The Nelson Touch: The Life and Legend of Horatio Nelson, novelist Terry Coleman provides a superb portrait of Britain's most revered naval figure. Here is a vivid account of Nelson's life, from his childhood and early career at ... View more info

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The Last Mutiny: A Novel (The Further Adventures of Captain Bligh)

By: Collett, Bill

Price: $7.00

Publisher: W.W. Norton: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2202414

ISBN: 0393038777

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. A fine copy. Fine. 1995 Hard Cover. vii, 294 pp. The most controversial figure in British naval history, the infamous Captain Bligh recounts his famous victories over Napoleon, his sexual encounters among foreign natives, his relationship to Captain Cook, and the celebrated mutiny of his friend Fletcher Christian. Keywords: BILL COLLETT LAST MUTINY HISTORICAL FICTION FURTHER ADVENTURES OF CAPTAIN BLIGH NAUTICAL BRITISH NAVAL View more info

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Typhoon and Other Stories

By: Conrad, Joseph

Price: $300.00

Publisher: William Heinemann: 1903

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2197192

Condition: Good


First edition, first state, with publisher's blind stamped device on rear board two pages (one leaf) of advertisements following front endpaper, windmill publisher's device on title page, copyright page does not state 'reserved for colonies only', 32 pages of ads following text. Edges rubbed, minor stain to rear board corner, hinges reinforced, ink name and address on front endpaper. 1903 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 304 pp. 8vo. Grey cloth, gilt titles. A collection of four stories by the author of The Heart of Darkness and numerous nautical stories, originally pu... View more info

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Arrow of Gold: A Story Between Two Notes

By: Conrad, Joseph

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Doubleday, Page & Company: 1919

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2196862

Condition: Good


First edition, first state, with 20 (not 21) titles opposite title page, 'credentials and apparently' on p. 5, lines 16-17. Spine leans forward slightly, lightly rubbed, pencil name on front endpaper. 1919 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 385 pp. 8vo. A novel by the author of The Heart of Darkness and numerous nautical stories. Keywords: LITERATURE FICTION View more info

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Victory: An Island Tale

By: Conrad, Joseph

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Doubleday, Page & Company: 1915

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2196863

Condition: Very Good


First edition, first state, with missing quotation mark on p. 431, line 3. Precedes UK first edition by six months. Spine a bit toned, a few faint smudges on boards. 1915 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 462 pp. 8vo. A novel by the author of The Heart of Darkness and numerous nautical stories. Keywords: LITERATURE FICTION View more info

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The Shadow Line

By: Conrad, Joseph

Price: $150.00

Publisher: J.M. Dent & Sons Ltd.: 1917

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2197190

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Page ridges and first few leaves a bit foxed, ink name on front endpaper, front hinge just starting - spine leans slightly forward. 1917 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 227, 18 pp. 8vo. A novel by the author of The Heart of Darkness and numerous nautical stories. Keywords: LITERATURE FICTION View more info

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Tales of Unrest

By: Conrad, Joseph

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons: 1898

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2197193

Condition: Good


First American edition, which preceded the UK edition, and of which only 1250 copies were printed. Spine toned, boards lightly soiled, dedication/contents page opened poorly causing 2 inch tear along fore-edge margin. 1898 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 348 pp. 8vo. The fourth book and the first short story collection by the author of The Heart of Darkness and numerous nautical stories. Includes: Karain: A Memory; The Idiots; An Outpost of Progress; The Return; The Lagoon. Keywords: LITERATURE FICTION SHORT STORIES View more info

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Within the Tides: Tales

By: Conrad, Joseph

Price: $75.00

Publisher: J.M. Dent & Sons Ltd.: 1915

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2197194

Condition: Very Good


First edition, first state ('litttle' for little on p. 233). Page ridge and first and last few leaves a bit foxed, ink name and date on front endpaper. 1915 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 280 pp. 8vo. A short story collection by the author of The Heart of Darkness and numerous nautical stories. Includes: The Planter of Malata; The Partner; The Inn of the Two Witches; Because of the Dollars. Keywords: LITERATURE FICTION SHORT STORIES View more info

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Victory: An Island Tale

By: Conrad, Joseph

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Methuen & Co. Ltd.: 1915

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2197195

Condition: Very Good


First edition, second state (no comma after 'Essex' on title page). The UK edition includes a preface not included in the US version. Spine faded, ink name & date on front endpaper. 1915 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. viii, 415 pp., 4-page, and 31-page publisher ad bound in following text. 8vo. A novel by the author of The Heart of Darkness and numerous nautical stories. Keywords: LITERATURE FICTION View more info

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An Outcast of the Islands

By: Conrad, Joseph

Price: $300.00

Publisher: T. Fisher Unwin / The Gresham Press: 1896

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2197197

Condition: Good


First edition. Boards lightly rubbed with split to cloth at spine head, hinges weakening, front free endpaper affixed to paste-down, ink name & date on half-title page, fore-edge margin of a few pages lightly foxed. 1896 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 391 pp. 8vo. Author's second book. A novel by the author of The Heart of Darkness and numerous nautical stories. Keywords: LITERATURE FICTION View more info

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The Rover

By: Conrad, Joseph

Price: $75.00

Publisher: T. Fisher Unwin Ltd: 1923

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2197201

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Page ridges lightly foxed. Jacket lightly rubbed. 1923 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 317 pp. 8vo. A novel by the author of The Heart of Darkness and numerous nautical stories. Keywords: LITERATURE FICTION View more info

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The Rover (The Malay Edition of the Works of Joseph Conrad)

By: Conrad, Joseph

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc.: 1931

Seller ID: 2200784

Condition: Near Fine


Includes original jacket. Ink stamp on half-title page, jacket flap corners trimmed. 1931 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 286 pp. 8 x 5 5/8. 8vo. Original black cloth, yellow titles. Map and illustration on yellow endpapers. Illustrations by William Kemp Starrett. Part of the Malay Edition of the Works of Joseph Conrad series, which were printed with uniform covers and wrap-around yellow jackets with two ships at sea flanked by seagulls. Author's last complete novel, depicting the rivalry of the French and English in the Mediterranean at the time of the French Revolu... View more info

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The Rover: A Story of Napoleonic Times

By: Conrad, Joseph

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Doubleday, Page & Company: 1923

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2276926

Condition: Very Good


First American edition. Very good in fair jacket. Rear hinge repaired, jacket toned and splitting along flap seams. 1923 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 286 pp. 8 x 5 5/8. 8vo. Original navy blue cloth, gilt titles. Author's last complete novel, depicting the rivalry of the French and English in the Mediterranean at the time of the French Revolution. An epigraph Conrad placed on the title page of this work, taken from Spenser's The Faerie Queene, later became his epitaph. ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Joseph Conrad was a Polish-born English-language novelist who in 1886 became a... View more info

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Suspense

By: Conrad, Joseph; Curle, Richard

Price: $25.00

Publisher: J.M. Dent & Sons Ltd. / The Temple Press: 1925

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2197199

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Boards a bit rubbed & faded, ink gift note on front endpaper. 1925 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. ix, 303, 4 pp. 8vo. A novel by the author of The Heart of Darkness and numerous nautical stories. Keywords: LITERATURE FICTION View more info

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Laughing Anne & One Day More: Two Plays

By: Conrad, Joseph; Galsworthy, John

Price: $25.00

Publisher: John Castle: 1924

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2197196

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Page ridge and first few leaves foxed. 1924 Hard Cover. 127 pp., 3-page publisher ad bound in following text. 8vo. Two plays by the author of The Heart of Darkness and numerous nautical stories, with an introduction by John Galsworthy, author of The Forsyte Saga. Keywords: LITERATURE FICTION THEATRE PLAYS View more info

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Tales of Hearsay

By: Conrad, Joseph; Graham, R.B. Cunninghame

Price: $75.00

Publisher: T. Fisher Unwin Ltd: 1925

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2197202

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Near fine in good jacket. Small dealer bookplate on front endpaper, gilt of spine titles a bit faded. Jacket soiled with minor loss from top edge. 1925 Hard Cover. 287, [1] pp. 8vo. Four short stories by the author of The Heart of Darkness and numerous nautical stories. Includes: The Warrior's Soul; Prince Roman; The Tale; The Black Mate. Keywords: LITERATURE FICTION View more info

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The Nature of a Crime

By: Conrad, Joseph; Hueffer, F.M. [Ford Madox Ford]

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Duckworth & Co: 1924

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2197191

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Page ridges faintly foxed, spine & edges a bit faded. 1924 Hard Cover. 119 pp. 8vo. A collaborative work of prose by the author of The Heart of Darkness and numerous nautical stories, and F.M. Hueffer (a secondary pen name of Ford Madox Ford, author of The Good Soldier, who was born Ford Hermann Hueffer), with prefaces by both authors. Keywords: LITERATURE FICTION View more info

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The Nigger of the Narcissus

By: Conrad, Joseph; Jones, Howard Mumford; Sheets, Millard

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The Heritage Press: 1965

Seller ID: 2208181

Condition: Near Fine


Near fine large hardcover, spine faintly toned. Very good publisher's slipcase included, lightly rubbed and faintly toned slipcase. xviii, 161 pp. Large hardcover in publisher's slipcase. Illustrations by Millard Sheets. Includes Sandglass. The Nigger of the 'Narcissus': A Tale of the Forecastle (1897; also subtitled A Tale of the Sea and published in the US as The Children of the Sea) is a novella by Joseph Conrad. Because of its quality compared to earlier works, some have described it as marking the start of Conrad's major, or middle, period; others have placed it as the best work of his ea... View more info

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Lord Jim: A Tale

By: Conrad, Joseph; Monserrat, Nicholas

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The Heritage Press: 1959

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2261262

Condition: Very Good


Includes publisher's slipcase, Sandglass Number IX: 24 laid in. Spine faded, slipcase edges toned. 1959 Hard Cover. x, [1], 407 pp. 8vo. Conrad's moving tale of a sailor who is accused of abandoning ship. Introduction by Nicholas Monsarrat, color lithographs by Lynd Ward. Lord Jim is a novel by Joseph Conrad originally published in Blackwood's Magazine from October 1899 to November 1900. The novel is in two main parts, firstly Jim's lapse aboard the Patna and his consequent fall, and secondly an adventure story about Jim's rise and the tale's denouement amongst the people of Patusan - set in t... View more info

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Stories of the Sea: Being Narratives of Adventure, Selected from the 'Sea Tales' - A Book for Boys.

By: Cooper, James Fenimore

Price: $60.00

Publisher: James G. Gregory: 1863

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 2283784

Condition: Good


First thus (BAL 3951). Light stain on front board and top edge. 1863 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 360 pp. Blind-stamped cloth, gilt titles and decorations on spine and front board. A collection of nautical stories for juvenile readers, reprinted from six of Cooper's earlier works, illustrated with engravings from drawings by Darley. Cooper is best known for his five-volume Leatherstocking Saga (historical fiction featuring Natty Bumpo), but he also wrote a two-volume history of the United States Navy, most likely inspired by his time on a merchant ship, and as a me... View more info

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Crackdown: A Novel of Suspense

By: Cornwell, Bernard

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Harper Paperbacks: 2008

Seller ID: 2199430

ISBN: 0061438375

Condition: Good


General shelf wear. 2008 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 312 pp. Paradise is the perfect escape for ex-Marine Nick Breakspear, captain of a charter yacht operation in the Bahamas, until he agrees to pilot a detox cruise for the drug-addled grown son and daughter of a powerful U.S. senator. Ambushed far from port, he is helpless to prevent the murder of a crew member by modern-day pirates who sink Nick's yacht before vanishing with the senator's kids. Having barely eluded death, Nick must immediately set sail for disaster once again. For there's a death to be aven... View more info

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Wildtrack: A Novel of Suspense

By: Cornwell, Bernard

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Harper Paperbacks: 2008

Seller ID: 2199432

ISBN: 0061462640

Condition: Good


General shelf wear. 2008 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 329 pp. Nick Sandman's spine was shattered by a bullet in the Falklands. He has no money and no prospects, only a dream of sailing far away from his troubles on his boat, Sycorax. But Sycorax is as crippled as he is, and to make her seaworthy again, Nick must strike a devil's bargain with egomaniacal TV star Tony Bannister. Signing on to the crew of Bannister's powerful ocean racer, Wildtrack, Nick is expected to help sail her to victory. But the despised celebrity has made some powerful enemies who will st... View more info

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The Dark Frigate: Wherein is told the story of Philip Marsham who lived in the time of King Charles and was bred a sailor but came home to England after many hazards by sea and land and fought for the King at Newbury and lost a great inheritance and departed for Barbados in the same ship, by curious chance, in which he had long before adventured with the pirates

By: Hawes, Charles Boardman

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Little, Brown and Company: 1934

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 1954394

Condition: Very Good


18th printing. Page ridge & jacket lightly foxed, 1 inch closed jacket tear. Very Good. 1934 Hard Cover. 247 pp. 8vo. The Newbery Medal winning novel following the nautical adventures of Philip Marsham. Color frontispiece by Anton Otto Fischer showing a frigate under full sail. ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Charles Boardman Hawes (January 24, 1889 – 1923) was an American author. He was posthumously awarded the 1924 Newbery Medal for The Dark Frigate (1923). Additionally, The Great Quest (1921) was a 1922 Newbery Honor book. View more info

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Conquering Seas

By: Luard, L.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Longmans, Green and Co.: 1935

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1855739

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Jacket edges rubbed with loss and a few tears, pencil name on front endpaper. 1935 Hard Cover. 279 pp. A novel of life on a North Sea trawler, written by a former Navy man. Front jacket panel has a nice view of a ship on stormy seas. View more info

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The North Water: A Novel

By: McGuire, Ian

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Henry Holt: 2016

Edition: 6th Printing

Seller ID: 2286464

ISBN: 1627795944

Condition: Near Fine


6th printing. An exceptional copy. 2016 Hard Cover. In India, during the Siege of Delhi, Sumner thought he had experienced the depths to which man can stoop. He had hoped to find temporary respite on the Volunteer, but rest proves impossible with Drax on board. The discovery of something evil in the hold rouses Sumner to action. And as the confrontation between the two men plays out amid the freezing darkness of an arctic winter, the fateful question arises: who will survive until spring? View more info

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Omoo

By: Melville, Herman; Brooks, Van Wyck (Introduction)

Price: $12.00

Publisher: The Heritage Press: 1967

Seller ID: 1954366

Condition: Near Fine


Includes publisher's slipcase. Lacks Sandglass insert. Spine very slightly faded, slipcase lightly rubbed. 1967 Hard Cover. xix, 272, [1] pp. 8vo. Original black & green cloth decorated boards, silver titles & rules, issued in publisher's slipcase. Introduction by Van Wyck Brooks. Woodcut engravings by Reynolds Stone. A work of nautical fiction, Melville's second work of fiction, and a sequel to Typee. It is based on Melville's travels from the Marquesas to Tahiti, but also includes events drawn from other sources. View more info

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All the Brave Fellows: Revolution at Sea Trilogy, Book Five

By: Nelson, James L.

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Pocket Books: 2001

Seller ID: 2207918

Condition: Fine


Wrappers lightly rubbed. 2001 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 395 pp. James L. Nelson, the American counterpart to L. Patrick O'Brian (David Brink), writes breathtaking descriptions of the age when saliors became warriors and warriors became legends. Now his acclaimed Revolution at Sea Saga continues as General George Washington fights a loosing battle to keep Philidelpia from the hands of the British.  ALL THE BRAVE FELLOWS  It is 1777, the Year of the Hangman, and Captain Isaac Biddlecomb is bound for Philidelphia with his wife and child in the Continental br... View more info

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By Force of Arms: Revolution at Sea Trilogy, Book One

By: Nelson, James L.

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Pocket Books: 1996

Seller ID: 2207916

Condition: Very Good


Page ridge lightly toned. 1996 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 324 pp. Fleeing the New England coast after foiling a British man-of-war's attempt to seize his cargo, merchant sea captain Isaac Biddlecomb finds himself in the middle of a brewing rebellion and at the mercy of a sadistic captain. Keywords: BY FORCE OF ARMS REVOLUTION AT SEA TRILOGY BOOK ONE JAMES L NELSON  ADVENTURE HISTORICAL FICTION NAUTICAL View more info