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Disaster at SeaIllustrated by Richard Westall A Great Binding
(A Maritime Classic).  Falconer, William.  The shipwreck. London: Pr. for John Sharpe by C. Whittingham, 1819. 12mo (16.4 cm, 6.4"). Add. engr. t.-p., [3]–58, [61]–167, [1] pp.; 5 plts.
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The FRENCH Position:  In re:Privateers & More
[Adet, Pierre Auguste].   Authentic. Official notes, from the minister of the French Republic, to the secretary of state of the United States of America. With a replication to the first note, by the secretary of state. Philadelphia: J. Ormrod, [ca. 1796]. 8vo signed in 4s (20 cm, 7.9"). 42 pp.

Island Highs & Lows
Conrad, Joseph; Robert Shore, illus.  An outcast of the islands. Avon, CT: Printed for the members of The Limited Editions Club, 1975. 4to (29.3 cm, 11.5"). ix, [3], 212, [2] pp.; 12 col. plts.

Just 25 Yards of Sail toCarry TWO People Across the ATLANTIC OCEAN!
Crapo, Thomas.  Strange, but true. Life and adventures of Captain Thomas Crapoand wife. New Bedford: [self-published] Capt. Thomas Crapo, 1893 [but, really, 1899 or later]. 8vo (20 cm, 7.9"). 151, [1] pp.; illus.
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One American Merchant Writes Another on theAmerican Revolution
News of aFIERCE Sea Battle Waged after Yorktown
Crawford, James.  A.L.S. to John Brown (“Care of Governor Hancock, Boston”). Philadelphia: 16 April 1782. Small 4to (9" x 7.5'). 1 p., with integral address leaf.
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EstablishingPRIVATEERS to Aid in Quelling the Irish Rebellion
England & Wales. Parliament.  An ordinance and declaration of the Lords and Commons assembled in Parliament. Allowing and authorizing any of his Majesties good and loyall subjects in the kingdome of England, to furnish with all manner of warlike provision, and send to sea what ships and pinnaces they shall thinke fit, to make stay of all such supplyes as they shall seize upon by sea or land, going to assist the rebels in Ireland. London: Printed for John Wright, 1642. 4to (19 cm, 7.5"). [8] pp.
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A Rich AnthologyNicely Printed
Frothingham, Robert.  Songs of the sea and sailors' chanteys: an anthology selected and arranged by Robert Frothingham. N.p.: Houghton Mifflin Company (Cambridge: The Riverside Press), 1924. 16mo. xxii, [2], 288 pp.

Before theWar of JENKINS' EAR
Great Britain.  The convention between the Crowns of Great Britain and Spain, concluded at the Pardo on the 14th of January 1739, N.S. London: Printed by Samuel Buckley, 1739. 4to (21.7 cm, 8.625"). 28 pp.
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Grotius on THE LAW of War & of the Sea,
on Natural Law
Grotius, Hugo.  Hugonis Grotii De jure belli ac pacis libri tres, in quibus jus naturae & gentium, item juris publici praecipua explicantur. Cum annotatis auctoris, ejusdemque dissertatione de Mari libero, ac Libello singulari de aequitate, indulgentia, & facilitate, nec non Joann. Frid. Gronovii v.c. notis in totum opus De jure belli ac pacis. Amstelaedami: Apud Janssonio-Waesbergios, 1720. 8vo (20 cm; 8"). Frontis., engr. title-page, [13] ff., xxxv, [1] pp., [2] ff., 483, [1] pp., [1] f., [483!]–936 pp.; 43, [1] pp., [42] ff.
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One of the Scarcer Elzevir Works
Haestens, Hendrik van.  La nouvelle Troye ou Memorable histoire du siege d'Ostende. Le plus signalé qu'on ait veu en l'Europe. En laquelle sont descripts & naifvement representés en diverses figures, les assauts, deffenses, inventions de guerre, mines, contremines, retranchemens, combats par terre & par mer, & autres choses remarcables advenues de part & d'autre, avec ce qui s'est passé par chascun jour durant ledit siege depuis le 5 iuing 1601 iusqu'au 20 septemb. 1604 qu'elle fut renduë. Recoeuillie des plus asseurés memoires. A Leyde: Chez Loys Elzevier, 1615. 4to (20 cm; 8"). [4] ff., 293 [i.e., 297], [1] pp., 14 fold. plates, port., coat of arms.
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Waves Break Where the Seagulls Glide”
Henri, Adrian.  Lowlands away. Bath, UK: The Old School Press, [Spring] 2001. 4to (26.7 cm, 10.5"). [15] ff.
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Russia & the U.S.Navigation & Commerce
Jackson, Andrew (President, 1829–1837).  [drop-title] Treaty between the United States and the Emperor of Russia. Message from the President of the United States, transmitting copies of a treaty of navigation and commerce between the United States and his Majesty the Emperor of all the Russias. May 14, 1834. Referred to the Committee on Foreign Affairs. [Washington]: Gales & Seaton, printers, 1834. 8vo (22.7 cm, 8.9"). 10 pp.
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Up the THAMES in a Rowboat
Jerome, Jerome K.  Three men in a boatto say nothing of the dog!  Ipswich: Pr. by W.S. Cowell Ltd. for the members of the Limited Editions Club, 1975. Oblong 8vo (23.6 cm, 9.3"). xv, [1], 174, [2] pp.; 12 col. plts., 2 double-p. col. plts.

Spirited Conduct” on theHigh Seas
(John Paul Jones).   The life and history of Paul Jones, the English corsair: Giving an account of the extraordinary perils, escapes, and voyages, of that bold and determined pirate and smuggler. London: Dean & Munday, [1810–20?]. 8vo (19 cm, 7.48"). Col. fold. frontis., [2], [7]-32 pp.
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18 Feet in Length!
(London Engraving).  Grand panorama of London. London: C. Evans, 1849. 12mo (15.3 cm, 6"). 1 fold. f.
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The English Hermit in aNew Hampshire Edition
[Longueville, Peter].  The hermit: Or the unparalleled sufferings and surprising adventures of Philip Quarll, an Englishman. Exeter [NH]: Pr. by H. Ranlet for I. Thomas & E.T. Andrews, 1795. 12mo (17.2 cm, 6.77"). Frontis., vi, [7]–263, [1] pp.
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They Had Their Problems Then, Too . . .
But Also, for the Moment, a Nice Little Surplus
Madison, James (President, 1809–17).  Message from the President of the United States, to the two houses of Congress, at the commencement of the second session of the fourteenth congress. Washington: Pr. by William A. Davis, 1816. 8vo. 16 pp.
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Sailing Around
(Maine). Duncan, Roger F. Eastward: A Maine cruise in a friendship sloop. Camden, ME: International Marine Publishing Company, 1976. 8vo. Illus.

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