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The battle of Nantucket: An adventure short story based on fact and Barlow family legend

By: Barlow, Galon L

Price: $20.93

Publisher: Beaufort, NC, Farewell Press: 1998

Inscription: Signed by Author on Title page .

Seller ID: 81137


Signed by Author on Title page. Nice Firm Clean copy ! Light general wear. 54 pages. View more info

Old Shipping Days In Boston

By: Boston, Mass. Walton Advertising and Printing Co.

Price: $13.63

Publisher: Boston, MA, State Street Trust Company: 1918

Seller ID: 75903


Light general wear. Clear tape protecting spine. Previous owner ink stamp. 49 pages. View more info

History Of Shipbuilding On North River, Plymouth County, Massachusetts

By: Briggs, L. Vernon

Price: $37.00

Publisher: Norwell, MA, Norwell Historical Soc.: 1981

Seller ID: 92375


Second reprinting. Nice Firm Clean copy ! Unmarked. 421 pages. Illustrated with b/w photos. With genealogies of the shipbuilders, and accounts of the industries upon its tributaries 1640 to 1872. Facsimile reprint of 1889 Coburn Brothers printing. View more info

Unc, Erwin and I

By: Calderwood, Ivan E

Price: $18.19

Publisher: Self Published: 1980

Seller ID: 101350


Moderate general wear. 62 pages. View more info

Elijah Cobb: A Cape Cod Skipper

By: Cobb, Elijah

Price: $11.81

Publisher: New Haven, CT, Yale University Press: 1925

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 110420


Nice Firm copy ! Light general wear. Previous owner name. 111 pages. View more info

Cohasset's Deep Sea Captains

By: Collier, Edmund Pomeroy

Price: $22.71

Publisher: Cohasset Historical Society: 1984

Seller ID: 75921


Crisp Firm Clean copy ! 80 pages. View more info

Cohasset's deep sea captains

By: Collier, Edmund Pomeroy

Price: $25.48

Publisher: Cohasset, MA, Cohasset Historical Society: 1984

Seller ID: 112186


Nice Firm Clean copy ! Light general wear. 80 pages. View more info

A History Of The Emblem Of The Codfish In The Hall Of The House Of Representatives - [Boston, Massachusetts]

By: Compiled by a Committee of the House

Price: $11.81

Publisher: Boston, MA, Wright and Potter Printing: 1895

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 112363


1st Printing. Nice Firm Clean copy ! Light general wear. 62 pages. View more info

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Head Above Water: Building the Cape Cod Canal

By: Conway, Jack

Price: $58.05

Publisher: PublishAmerica: 2005

Seller ID: 99026


Nice Firm Clean copy ! Light general wear. 76 pages. View more info

Yankee Traders at Sea and Ashore: an Account of the Early Nineteenth Century Merchant Ships Built in Connecticut

By: Dart, Margaret S.

Price: $18.24

Publisher: William-Frederick Press: 1964

Inscription: Signed by Author on Title page .

Seller ID: 67373


Signed by Author on Title page. Nice Tight Clean copy ! Jacket has 1 tiny tear. 96 pages. View more info

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America's Landfall: The Historic Lighthouses of Cape Cod, Nantucket & Martha's Vineyard

By: Davidson, Donald W.

Price: $13.22

Publisher: The Peninsula Press: 1999

Inscription: Signed by Author Davidson on Title page .

Seller ID: 71720


Signed by Author Davidson on Title page. Nice Firm Clean copy ! 160 pages. View more info

Yankee Ship Sailing Cards Vol III

By: Forbes, Allan And Ralph M. Eastman

Price: $7.75

Publisher: Boston, MA, State Street Trust Company: 1952

Seller ID: 91072


Nice Firm copy ! Light general wear. Previous owner name. 99 pages. View more info

The North River: Scenic Waterway of the South Shore

By: Galluzzo, John

Price: $18.19

Publisher: The History Press: 2008

Inscription: Signed by Author on Title page .

Seller ID: 92554


Signed by Author on Title page. Nice Firm Clean copy ! 128 pages. View more info

The North River:: Scenic Waterway of the South Shore (Brief History)

By: Galluzzo, John

Price: $12.00

Publisher: The History Press: 2008

Seller ID: 114235


Nice Firm Clean copy ! Unmarked. 128 pages. View more info

Three Bricks and Three Brothers: The Story of the Nantucket Whale-oil Merchant Joseph Starbuck

By: Gardner, Will; Austin Strong (Foreword)

Price: $41.04

Publisher: Nantucket, MA, Whaling Museum Publications: 1958

Edition: 4th Printing.

Seller ID: 119684


Nice Firm Clean copy ! Light general wear. Plates+ 113 pages. View more info

The Voyages of the Ship Revere 1849-1883 (Pacific Maritime History Series No. 2)

By: Gleason, Madeleine Rowse

Price: $7.75

Publisher: Glencannon Press: 1995

Seller ID: 83427


Nice Firm Clean copy ! 192 pages. Opens a window into the 19th century when sailing ships traversed the globe in search of cargo. Revere's 123 voyages provide a unique look at merchant shipping in the Age of Sail. View more info

GREASY LUCK, A Whaling Sketch Book

By: Grant, Gordon

Price: $21.03

Publisher: Caravan Maritime: 1970

Seller ID: 107805


Nice Firm Clean copy ! Jacket has 1 short tear. 127 pages. View more info

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Mastering Boston Harbor: Courts, Dolphins, and Imperiled Waters

By: Haar, Charles M.

Price: $13.88

Publisher: Harvard University Press: 2005

Seller ID: 105967


Nice Firm Clean copy ! Light general wear. 408 pages. View more info

Shipwrecks of Massachusetts Bay

By: Hall, Thomas

Price: $14.22

Publisher: The History Press: 2012

Seller ID: 117802


Nice Firm Clean copy ! Light general wear. 128 pages. View more info

Mutiny on the Pedro Varela The Adventures of a Twentieth Century Whaleman

By: Hammond, Walter

Price: $7.75

Publisher: Marine Historical Association Inc., Mystic, CT: 1956

Seller ID: 79389


Nice Firm Clean copy ! 79 pages. View more info

A Lighthouse Family

By: Jennings, Harold B.

Price: $13.63

Publisher: Lower Cape Pub Co: 1989

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 91400


1st Printing. Nice Firm Clean copy ! Unmarked. Beautiful map endpapers. Nice Firm Clean copy ! 118 pages. Beautiful map endpapers. Illustrated with b/w photos. The author grew up on an isolated island lighthouse station in Boston Harbor. The story takes place from the 1920's forward. View more info

East of Cape Cod

By: Jr., Asa Cobb Paine Lombard

Price: $41.04

Publisher: Cuttyhunk Island, MA, Asa Cobb Paine Lombard, Jr.: 1976

Edition: First Edition. 1st Printing.

Inscription: Signed by Author on Title page .

Seller ID: 120515


Signed by Author on Title page. Nice Firm Clean copy ! Has glassine jacket. 158 pages. Reynolds-Dewalt Printing, New Bedford, MA. Ship disasters on Cape Cod, primarily from 1850-1900. Contents: The Wreck of the Jason. Cape Cod's Beginning. Life on Cape Cod from Eons Past. From the East Came Men. History of the Life Saving Service. The Lifesavers' Tools. Lifeboat Drill. Communications. Smuggler. Restoring the Apparently Drowned Shipwrecks. The Ways of the Wreckers. Recrea... View more info

All About the Boston Harbor Islands

By: Kales, Emily; David Kales

Price: $8.16

Publisher: Hewitts Cove Publishing Company: 1989

Edition: 3rd Edition.

Seller ID: 68921


Revised edition. Nice Tight Clean copy ! 120 pages. View more info

Transect study of the intertidal biota of Star Island, Isles of Shoals

By: Kingsbury, John Merriam

Price: $27.15

Publisher: Shoals Marine Laboratory: 1976

Seller ID: 88545


Nice Firm Clean copy ! Unmarked. 66 pages. View more info

The Old Fall River Line;: Being a Chronicle of the World-Renowned Steamship Line with Tales of Romantic Events and Personages During Its Ninety Years ..: The Last Voyages by the Famous Sound Steamers

By: McAdam, Roger Williams

Price: $31.92

Publisher: New York, NY, Stephen Daye Press: 1955

Edition: 2nd Printing.

Seller ID: 119413


Nice Firm Clean copy ! Light general wear. 288 pages. View more info

Some Famous Sailing Ships and Thier Builder Donald McKay

By: Mckay, Richard C

Price: $9.12

Publisher: 7c's Press Incorp: 1969

Seller ID: 101627


Moderate general wear. 395 pages. View more info

The Great Coal Schooners of New England 1870-1909

By: Parker, Lt. W.J. Lewis

Price: $27.31

Publisher: The Marine Historical Association: 1948

Seller ID: 120576


Nice Firm Clean copy ! Light general wear. Front endpaper has acid marks from newspaper insertion, Tchuba Special Supplement 'Bring Back The Ernestina', for saving a schooner.. 135 pages. View more info

Scallop Season: A Nantucket Chronicle

By: Patrick, Jim; Benchley, Rob

Price: $29.18

Publisher: Autopscot Press: 2002

Inscription: Signed by both Authors on Title page .

Seller ID: 106377


Signed by both Authors on Title page. Nice Firm Clean copy ! 348 pages. View more info

Tall ships of Duxbury: 1815-1850

By: Potter, Frederick T

Price: $16.37

Publisher: Duxbury, MA, Duxbury Rural & Historical Society: 1982

Seller ID: 85815


Crisp Firm Clean copy ! 18 pages. Shipbuilding in Duxbury, Massachusetts. View more info

Tall Ships of Duxbury: 1815-1850

By: Potter, Frederick T

Price: $7.75

Publisher: Duxbury Rural & Historical Society: 1982

Edition: First Edition. 1st Printing.

Seller ID: 116129


Nice Firm Clean copy ! Unmarked. 18 pages. Shipbuilding in Duxbury, Massachusetts. View more info

Tall ships of Duxbury: 1815-1850

By: Potter, Frederick T

Price: $12.77

Publisher: Duxbury Rural & Historical Society: 1982

Inscription: Signed by Author on Title page with Presentatio

Seller ID: 85816


Signed by Author on Title page with Presentation notation. Crisp Firm Clean copy ! 18 pages. Shipbuilding in Duxbury, Massachusetts. View more info

To Build a Whaleboat: Historical Notes and a Modelmaker's Guide

By: Roonnberg, Erik A.R.

Price: $17.28

Publisher: Bogota, NJ, Model Expo Co: 1985

Edition: First Edition. 1st Printing.

Seller ID: 119453


Nice Firm Clean copy ! Light general wear. 150 pages. View more info

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Once upon an Island

By: Silvia, Matilda

Price: $17.32

Publisher: Cohasset, MA, Hothouse Press: 2003

Seller ID: 121385


Nice Firm Clean copy ! 174 pages. Memoir of 100 years of life on Peddocks Island, Hull Mass. View more info

Gus Harvey: The Boy Skipper of Cape Ann

By: Smith, Charlton Lyman

Price: $36.43

Publisher: Boston, MA, Small, Maynard and Co.: 1925

Inscription: Signed by Author on blank page with Presentatio

Seller ID: 77409


Signed by Author on blank page with Presentation note, with date + place. Light general wear. Jacket has edge wear, short tears, missing chips. 197 pages. View more info

A Pilgrim Returns to Cape Cod

By: Snow, Edward Rowe

Price: $9.52

Publisher: The Yankee Pub. Co.: 1946

Edition: First Edition.

Inscription: With Snow's unsigned greeting on blank page .

Seller ID: 83559


With Snow's unsigned greeting on blank page. 1st Printing. Dark blue boards, gold lettering. Light general wear. Cloth rubbed through at board tips. Has Snow's unattached folded Map of Cape Cod in unworn condition. Snow's unsigned inscription in green ink with drawing of pine trees: 'For all Beachcombers / at heart ---- / and lovers of the Cape / Always / Love'. 413 pages. View more info

The Islands of Boston Harbor: Their History and Romance, 1626-1935

By: Snow, Edward Rowe

Price: $87.50

Publisher: Andover, MA, Andover Press: 1936

Seller ID: 91134


Front and rear endpapers are maps of Boston harbor. Second Edition July, 1936. Nice Firm copy ! Light general wear. Previous owner pen note written on front endpaper. 367 pages. Snow was a major chronicler of New England maritime history. With the publication of The Islands of Boston Harbor in 1935, he became famous as a historian of the New England coast and also as a popular storyteller, lecturer, preservationist, and treasure hunter. View more info

A Pilgrim Returns to Cape Cod

By: Snow, Edward Rowe

Price: $7.75

Publisher: Yankee Publishing Co.: 1946

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 100487


1st Printing. Nice Firm Clean copy ! Light general wear. 413 pages. View more info

The Romance of Boston Bay

By: Snow, Edward Rowe

Price: $18.11

Publisher: The Yankee Pub. Co: 1946

Edition: 2nd Edition.

Seller ID: 116028


Nice Firm Clean copy ! Light general wear. 319 pages. View more info

A Pilgrim Returns to Cape Cod

By: Snow, Edward Rowe

Price: $7.75

Publisher: Boston, MA, Yankee publishing: 1946

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 88076


1st Printing. Snow's map of Cape Cod inserted. Nice Firm Clean copy ! Light general wear. Two tape shadows on front endpaper. 413 pages. View more info

Memoirs of a Gloucester Fisherman

By: Testaverde, R. Salve

Price: $12.72

Publisher: Rockport Pub: 1987

Inscription: Signed by Author on Half-Title page with Greeti

Seller ID: 95622


Signed by Author on Half-Title page with Greeting. Nice Firm Clean copy ! Light general wear. 158 pages. View more info

Centerville shipmasters and seafaring days

By: Ungerman, Florence Winship

Price: $17.94

Publisher: W.S. Sullwold Pub: 1977

Edition: First Edition.

Inscription: Signed by Author .

Seller ID: 110042


Signed by Author. 1st Printing. Only 500 copies printed. Nice Firm Clean copy ! 86 pages. View more info