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Calahan, H. A. (Harold Augustin). The Sky and the Sailor. A History of Celestial Navigation. How Man Learned to Find His Way at Sea. New York: Harper & Brothers, 1952. 1st edition. xiii, 262 pages. Frontispiece. Very good hardcover in stained, worn, and slightly chipped dust jacket. Newsprint burns on p. 68-69. #23124. $125
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Chapman, Charles F., editor. Boat Maintenance Afloat and Ashore, Volumes I, II, III. New York: Motor Boating, 1963. 4th printing. 4to (large book). 3 volumes. Ideal Series, 28-30. Decorated hardcover. Good. #10644. $22.50
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Chappell, Alan, Compiler & Editor. Sailboat Buyers's Guide For All New Sailboats Sold in the U.S., Photos, Specifications, Prices. Long Beach, Mississippi: Sea Shore Publications, 1963. 2nd printing. Small 4to. viii, 375 pages. Index. Photographs. Illustrations. Good stiff pictorial wrappers (soft cover); exlibrary, with label on lower spine, small stamp on top edge, pocket and label inside rear cover. ISBN 0961134208. #30046. $17.50
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Crawford, William P. Mariner's Celestial Navigation. San Francisco: Miller Freeman, 1972. 1st printing. 444 pages. Index. Photographs. Illustrations. A SEA Nautical Book. Good hardcover in slightly worn, chipped and frayed dust jacket; small tear on hardcover spine; bottom corners slightly crushed and worn. ISBN 0879300167. #30044. $40
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Cruising Association, Ltd. Cruising Association Handbook. Foreword by William Hurst. London: Cruising Association, 1981. 6th edition. Small 4to (medium-large book). xvii, 509 pages. Index. Bibliography. Charts. 'Cumulative Corrections, Spring 1982' in rear pocket. Piloting guides and Harbors in Western Europe. Very good hardcover in slightly worn dust jacket. Former owner's name on blank front flyleaf. ISBN 0950374210. #25089. $20
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Dashew, Steve & Linda. Surviving the Storm: Coastal & Offshore Tactics. Tucson, Arizona: Beowulf, 1999. 1st edition, 1st printing. 675 pages. Index. Photographs. Illustrations. As New pictorial hardcover, with maroon boards and gilt lettering on front cover and spine. ISBN 0965802892. #30042. $60
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Day, Cyrus Lawrence. Sailors' Knots. Foreword by Felix Riesenberg. New York: Dodd, Mead, 1941. xv, 163 pages. Index. Bibliography. Illustrations. Good hardcover, edges and corners slightly worn and frayed; front cover soiled; foxing throughout. #29561. $10
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Fontaine, Ham de. Gadgets & Gilhickies. New York: Yachting Publishing Corporation, 1945. 93 pages. Illustrations. 'A Hundred and More Practical Suggestions for Increasing Your Boat's Efficiency and Comfort.' - Front cover. Pictorial stiff wrappers. Front and rear panels are separated. Some damp-staining on upper parts of front and rear covers. Otherwise, good condition. #21609. $17.50
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Graumont, Raoul, and John Hensel. Splicing Wire and Fiber Rope. New York: Cornell Maritime Press, 1945. xiv, 114 pages. Index. Terminology. Glossary. Illustrations. Good hardcover. Former owner's bookplate and name inside front cover. #29559. $10
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Graumont, Raoul, and Elmer Wenstrom. Square Knot Handicraft Guide. Cambridge, Maryland: Cornell Maritime Press, 1949. xi, 212 pages. Index. Illustrations. Good hardcover in poor (worn, chipped, and torn) dust jacket. #29555. $7
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Great Britain. Hydrographer. Irish Coast Pilot. London: Hydrographer of the Navy, 1968. 11th edition. 566 pages. Supplement no. 1--1969 laid in. Cloth-covered hardcover binding. Good. #12310. $30
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Kemp, P. K. Sailing. I Cruising. New York: Scribner's, 1938. 254 pages. Illustrations. Photographs. Sportsman's Library. Cloth-covered hardcover binding. Good, spine sunned. #12303. $27.50
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McKibben, Alan and Susan. Cruising Guide to the Hudson River, Lake Champlain & the St. Lawrence River: The Waterway from New York City to Montreal & Quebec City. Burlington, Vermont: Lake Champlain Publishing Company, 2001. 6th edition. 4to (large book). 272 pages. Photographs. Maps. Very good stiff pictorial wrappers (soft cover) with metal ring binder. ISBN 0961641274. #28323. $90
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Markell, Jeff. Coastal Navigation for the Small Boat Sailor. Blue Ridge Summit, Pennsylvania: Tab Books, 1984. 1st edition, 1st printing. vi, 250 pages. Index. Photographs. Illustrations. Charts. 'All the practical tips and techniques you'll need to safely and knowledgeably navigate a small-to-medium-size sail or power boat.' - Front cover. Very good stiff pictorial wrappers (soft cover). ISBN 0830616284. #29560. $15
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Pardey, Lin and Larry. The Capable Cruiser. New York: Norton, 1987. 2d printing. 400 pages. Index. Photographs. Illustrations. 'The world's best known cruiser-writer team shows how to cruise with precision, pleasure, and self-sufficiency.' - Dust jacket. Very good cloth and paper-covered hardcover binding in good dust jacket. ISBN 039303321X. #16947. $7.50
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Pike, Dag. Fast Boats & Rough Seas. London: Adlard Coles, 1989. 1st printing. Small 4to (medium-large book). 181 pages. Photographs. Illustrations. 'Fast Boats & Rough Seas' is a more advanced follow-up to the author's 'Practical Motor Cruising,' and is designed to explain advanced handling techniques for fast boats. - Front jacket flap. Very good hardcover in slightly worn dust jacket. ISBN 0229118402. #24476. $35
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Pratt, William A., compiler. The New American Coast Pilot, or Yachtsmen and Coasters' Book of Reference. Hartford, Connecticut: Press of Case, Lockwood & Brainard, 1893. Revised. 226 pages. Buckram. Good. #11111. $95
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Selden Mast. Hints and Advice on Rigging and Tuning of Your Selden Mast. Sweden?: Selden Group, 2004. 80 pages. Photographs. Illustrations. Very good pictorial soft cover. #31002. $22.50
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Sloane, Eric. Eric Sloane's Weather Book. New York: Duell, Sloan and Pearce & Boston: Little, Brown, 1952. 1st edition. 4to(large book). vi, 90 pages. Illustrations. 'A book about the weather which is authoritative yet entertaining, scientific yet non-technical, factual yet wholly human in its approach.' - Front dust jacket. Very good hardcover in slightly worn, rubbed and torn dust jacket. #23135. $85
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Spencer, Chas. L. (Charles L.). Knots, Splices and Fancy Work. Glasgow: Brown, Son & Ferguson, 1938. 3d edition. xviii, 193 pages. Illustrations. Poor hardcover; covers worn, frayed, and stained; lacks front flyleaf; pencil and ink notations inside front cover and on title page, and on rear pages. #29562. $12.50
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United States Army. Operation of Small Boats and Harbor Craft. Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1950. 123 pages. Illustrations. TM 55-370. Good stiff wrappers (soft cover). #13312. $17.50
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United States. Department of Commerce. Steamboat Inspection Service. Pilot Rules for Certain Inland Waters of the Atlantic and Pacific Coasts and of the Coast of the Gulf of Mexico. Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1929. Edition: May 10, 1929. 36 pages. Form 804. Good stiff wrappers (soft cover). #16045. $20
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Vigor, John. The Seaworthy Offshore Sailboat: A Guide to Essential Features, Gear, and Handling. Camden, Maine: International Marine / McGraw-Hill, 1999. 1st printing. Small 4to. vi, 232 pages. Index. Bibliography. Illustrations. Very good hardcover in very good dust jacket. ISBN 0071343288. #30045. $37.50
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