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1 (Burroughs, Edgar Rice). Robertson, Morgan WHERE ANGELS FEAR TO TREAD And Other Tales of the Sea
New York: McKinlay, Stone & Mackenzie, (1899). Reprint. Hardcover. A very good plus copy: some light edgewear, front hinge just starting, owner's discreet rubber-stamp to contents page; in green binding embossed with ship device to front cover, gilt lettering and device to spine; map endsheets; no dust jacket. 
Collection of tales--some of which have sf or fantastic elements--from the author best known for his stories of the sea. Included is "Primordial"--thought by many observers to be a probable source for Burrough's TARZAN. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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2 (Gerson, Noel). Lewis, Paul THE NELSON TOUCH
New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, (1960). B0007E2NG8 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Dust soiling to upper page edges, bumping to lower corner of textblock, inked initials to front free endsheet, thus very good; in a worn, soiled, lightly nicked, age-darkened (especially to spine) very good illustrated dust jacket. 
Historical fiction by Gerson under pseudonym. "The sea battles which brought fame to Lord Nelson are described here, as are his unhappy married life and his infatuation for Lady Hamilton."--World Historical Fiction Guide. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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3 (O'Brian, Patrick). Cunningham, A.E., edited by PATRICK O'BRIAN: Critical Essays and a Bibliography
New York/London: W.W. Norton & Company, (1994). 039303626X / 9780393036268 First U.S. edition, first printing. One of 1000 trade copies. Hardcover. Fine in blue boards with gilt spine-stamping; in a fine, illustrated dust jacket, with wraparound jacket art by Geoff Hunt. Illustrated with photographs reproduced on coated stock inserts. 175 pages plus colophon. Tall octavo. 
Compilation of studies and appreciations by a variety of critics and admirers of the author of the Aubrey/Maturin novels. Also, an autobiographical essay by O'Brian and "Sapphire"--one of his best known stories. Comprehensive, authoritative bibliography. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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4 Alberts, Laurie TEMPTING FATE
Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1987. First edition. Hardcover. Fine in near fine dust jacket with 2 short edge-tears & nicks. 
Alaska setting. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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5 Bassett, James CMDR PRINCE, USN: A Novel Of The Pacific War
New York: Simon & Schuster, (1971). First edition. Hardcover. Lower spine end slightly bumped else very good in slightly shelf-worn dust jacket with several short edge tears. 
WWII; military. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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6 Benchley, Nathaniel THE WAKE OF THE ICARUS
New York: Atheneum, 1969. First edition. Hardcover. A shadow from a small sticker on the front endpaper, otherwise near fine in dust jacket with a 1.5 inch closed tear from the upper edge of the rear panel. 
A novel of survivors on an unfriendly Caribbean island with widely varied characters. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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7 Benchley, Peter THE ISLAND
Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1979. First edition. Hardcover. Near fine in dust jacket. 
A sea novel of suspense by the author of JAWS. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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8 Bosworth, Allan R. STORM TIDE
New York: Harper & Row Publishers, (1965). B0006BN2W6 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, in crisp, fresh, green linen with gilt titles to the spine; in a fine dust jacket. 
Historical romance and adventure aboard a sail-and-steam whaler bound for Alaska. Appealing wraparound jacket art depicts a whale under harpoon attack amid the ice floes. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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9 Callison, Brian TRAPP'S PEACE
New York: E.P. Dutton, (1979). First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Near fine in dust jacket. 

Price: 20.00 USD
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10 Clancy, Tom RED STORM RISING
New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, (1986). 0399131493 / 9780399131493 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Clancy's second novel tells the story of a war between the U.S. and U.S.S.R. which occurs after Moslem fundamentalists blow up a Soviet oil complex, and the Soviets must take over the Persian Gulf to seize its oil. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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11 Coleman, Lonnie THE GOLDEN VANITY
New York: The Macmillan Company, 1962. First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine; in a near fine dust jacket with very minor wear. 
"Beautifully limpid and transparent style. Lonnie Coleman is a versatile writer and a fine craftsman."--Chicago Tribune. Listed in Ian Young's THE MALE HOMOSEXUAL IN LITERATURE: A Bibliography (Second edition) #724. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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12 Cornwell, Bernard WILDTRACK
New York: Putnam, (1988). 0399133755 / 9780399133756 First U.S. edition. Hardcover. A fine copy in a fine dust jacket that shows, as is common with this book, a trace of tarnish to the front panel lettering. NO remainder mark. 
SIGNED by the author to the title-page. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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13 Cornwell, Bernard WILDTRACK
New York: Putnam, (1988). 0399133755 / 9780399133756 First U.S. edition. Hardcover. A fine copy in a near fine dust jacket with darkening to the gold foil letters on the front panel. NO remainder mark. 
A man who was wounded in the Falkland Islands war, rehabilitates himself to race in a prestigious yacht race. SIGNED by the author to the title-page. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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14 Cornwell, Bernard WILDTRACK
New York: Putnam, (1988). 0399133755 / 9780399133756 First U.S. edition: Advance Reading Copy. Proof. Tiny patch of rubbing to spine, else a fine, unread copy in illustrated wraps. 
Nautical mystery. SIGNED by the author to the title-page. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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15 Coulter, Stephen THE SHROUD
London: Heinemann, (1964). First edition. Hardcover. Near fine in like pictorial dust jacket with a tiny patch of abrasion to spine, very light edgewear, and one minute closed edge tear. 
A crippled nuclear submarine, the HMS Uranus, plunges to the bottom of the ocean in forbidden waters. Will it trigger WWIII? 
Price: 25.00 USD
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16 Cussler, Clive MAYDAY!
Aliso Viejo, California: James Cahill Publishing/Rare Books, Inc., 2004. 1893205290 / 9781893205291 First edition thus, first printing: Gift Edition, with special tipped-in page SIGNED by author Cussler. Hardcover. Fine, a new book, in illustrated dust jacket! Still in publisher's shrinkwrap! 
The first appearance of Dirk Pitt, originally issued in the US as a PBO under the title THE MEDITERRANEAN CAPER. With an introduction by Clive Cussler. SIGNED by author Cussler to a special Gift Edition tipped-in page. 
Price: 55.00 USD
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17 Cussler, Clive VALHALLA RISING
New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, (2001). 039914787X / 9780399147876 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Ancient Viking runes, Captain Nemo's Nautilus, the Red Baron, water propulsion engines, murderous oil magnates, undersea catastrophes and cruise ship explosions drive the plot in this 16th Dirk Pitt adventure. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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18 Cussler, Clive & Kemprecos, Paul FIRE ICE
New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, (2002). 0399148728 / 9780399148729 First edition. Hardcover. Page edges display some mild soiling, else near fine in an illustrated dust jacket. 
The third Kirk Austin NUMA adventure by the writing team: Kemprecos, the Shamus Award-winning author of FEEDING FRENZY, and Cussler, the author of ICEBERG and founder of the National Underwater & Marine Agency. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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19 d'Eaubonne, Francoise A FLIGHT OF FALCONS
New York/London/Toronto: McGraw-Hill Book Company, Inc., (1951). First U.S. edition, first printing. Translated by Naomi Walford from the French COMME UN VOL DE GERFAUTS. Hardcover. A superb, fresh, fine copy in terra cotta cloth with silver spine lettering; in a bright, very nearly fine illustrated dust jacket with just a hint of wear at the edges. Jacket painting by Paul Galdone. 
Historical adventure set in the late 16th and early 17th centuries and centered on four friends, an Englishman, a Frenchman, a Dutch artist, and a devout Jew, all sailors aboard the British ship King of Siam. Grand Prix des Lecteurs Gris prize winner. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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20 Daugherty, Charles M., Jr. STREET OF SHIPS
New York: Henry Holt and Company, (1942). B000FFDX18 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Bookseller's very very faint stamp to pastedown, pages inevitably age-toned, else fine, in tan natural cloth with blue lettering; in a nearly fine illustrated dust jacket, showing only a trace of edgewear, a hint of age-darkening. 
Novel of South Street in New York during the heyday of the clipper ships centers on young Kent Peyton, determined to make his way in the world and to find some trace of his missing father, a ship's captain lost at sea. Illustrations by the author. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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