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RESCUE OF THE BOUNTY: DISASTER AND SURVIVAL IN SUPERSTORM SANDY
Written by Michael J. Tougias; Douglas A. Campbell.
Stock no. 2133338
Published by Scribner. 1st 2014. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

The harrowing story of the sinking and rescue of 'Bounty' - the tall ship used int he classic 1962 movie 'Mutiny on the Bounty' - which was caught in the path of Hurricane Sandy with sixteen aboard. Blue cloth spine with silver title, blue paper boards. B/w photos. 227 pages. ISBN: 9781476746630. Spine very slightly bumped. Wrapper lightly rubbed at edges with a vertical crease on rear flap.

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THE GATHERING WIND
Written by Gregory A. Freeman.
Stock no. 2133336
Published by The New American Library. 1st 2013. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Hurricane Sandy, The Sailing Ship Bounty, And a Courageous Rescue at Sea. White paperboards, grey spine with silver title. B/w plates. 288 pages. ISBN: 9780451465764. Spine slightly bumped. Wrapper slightly rubbed at edges. Black mark to lower edge of textblock not affecting contents which are fine.

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SHIPWRECKS
Written by Karen Farrington.
Stock no. 2128442
Published by Parkgate Books. 2000. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. B/w photos. ISBN: 1902616138.

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WELSH SHIPWRECKS IN CAMERA
Written by Phil Carradice.
Stock no. 2128116
Published by Quotes Limited. 1st 1993. Slightly better than very good condition.

Oblong format. Glazed pictorial boards. B/w photos and illustrations. ISBN: 0860236005.

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SHIPWRECKS OF THE BRISTOL CHANNEL
Written by Graham Smith.
Stock no. 1609989
Published by Countryside Books. 1st 1991. Nearly fine condition.

Blue cardwraps. A fascinating account of some of the ships which have foundered in The Bristol Channel, which has one of the highest tidal ranges in the world, and which opens out to the ferociousness of the Atlantic Ocean. Accounts include details of the courage and heroism displayed by seamen, and those who have risked their lives to save them. ISBN: 1853061530. SIGNED by author on title page (no dedication). Small white sticker to rear cover.

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SHIPWRECK
Written by James Norman Hall.
Stock no. 2117802
Published by Chapman & Hall Ltd. 1st 1935. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The adventure of the author in 1933 when he sailed from Tahiti to Pitcairn. Some uneven fading and a little mottling to covers. Vertical creasing to some pages of prelims. Page browning with a little foxing. Wrapper is a bit grubby with some creasing and small nicks.

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STOVE BY A WHALE: OWEN CHASE AND THE ESSEX
Written by Thomas Farel Heffernan.
Stock no. 1811134
Published by Wesleyan University Press. 1st 1981. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

In November 1820 in the middle of the Pacific near the Equator a whale rammed and sank the Nantucket whaleship Essex. The first documented sinking of a ship by a whale, the incident was the beginning of one fo the most harrowing survival feats in maritime history... Grey cloth boards, gilt title on blue title block to spine. ISBN: 0819550523. Minor foxing to top edge of text block else a fine copy. Dustwrapper is lightly edge-rubbed.

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THE WRECK OF THE DEUTSCHLAND
Written by Sean Street.
Stock no. 2115498
Published by Souvenir Press. 1st 1992. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Black boards, silver title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 0285630512. A few grubby marks to outer page edges. Wrapper is faded to spine, with some edge-creasing.

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SHIPWRECK
Written by John Fowles.
Stock no. 1606097
Published by Jonathan Cape. 1974. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Based on the photography of Gibsons of Scilly from the 1860's. Large oblong format. ISBN: 0224010530. Wrapper edge rubbed with a couple of tiny nicks.

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THE WRECK OF THE DUMARU
Written by Lowell Thomas. Illustrated by Kurt Wiese.
Stock no. 1202223
Published by William Heinemann Ltd.. 1st 1931. Slightly better than very good condition.

A true story of cannibalism in an open boat. Blue cloth, white titles and vignette. 7 woodcuts by Kurt Wiese, 7 b/w photographs. 271 pages. A few scattered foxspots to prelims else contents fine. Covers bright.

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WRECK AND RESCUE ON THE COAST OF DEVON
Written by Grahame Farr.
Stock no. 807517
Published by D. Bradford Barton. 1st 1968. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The story of the South Devon Lifeboats. B/w photos. Name label to front endpaper. Wrapper price-cut and slightly stained to rear.

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THE WRECK OF THE DUMARU
Written by Lowell Thomas. Illustrated by Kurt Wiese.
Stock no. 990209
Published by William Heinemann Ltd.. 1st 1931. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A true story of cannibalism in an open boat. Blue cloth, white titles and vignette. 7 woodcuts by Kurt Wiese, 7 b/w photographs. 271 pages. Light foxin to prelims. Wrapper edge-chipped with stain to rear panel.

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