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Paperback, Peter D. Jeans, 370pages, 6 x 9, ISBN: 71486569
A wonderfully entertaining miscellany of maritime myths, superstitions, fable and even fact. Presented in a relaxed style displaying a passion for the classic and sometimes obscure nautical tales of pirates, mermaids, castaways and buccaneers.

Paperback, Hervey Garrett Smith, 130pages, 8.5 x 11, ISBN: 9780070592186
Hervey Garrett Smith was the foremost marine illustrator of the 1950s and 1960s, and his wonderful drawings of traditional ropework quickly propelled  The Marlinspike Sailor  to cult classic status when it was published in 1956. With the addition of a section on modern, synthetic...

Paperback, Anita Ganeri, 32pages, 8.1 x 0.2 x 10.3, ISBN: 9780753465219
Answers why the sea is salty, which fish has headlights, what makes waves roll and other questions of the sea. Ages 5-8.

Laminated, 11.7 x 7.2, ISBN: 9780898863925
This series of two-sided plastic laminated cards, developed by a teacher of marine science, can be easily fit in a pack, taped to a kayak deck, even marked with crayons or grease pencil.

Hardcover, Arielle North Olson, illust. by Elaine Wentworth, 32pages, 8.2 x 10.3 x 0.4, ISBN: 9780939510924
Miranda, the young daughter of the lightkeeper, learns about life on a remote island in Maine and takes responsibility for the lighthouse's operation when her father is kept away from the island in a storm. Based on a true story.

Hardcover, Tom Douglas, 144pages, 6.75 x 6.75, ISBN: 9780060881962
Seattle's award-winning chef and author dishes out dozens of easy-to-prepare recipes for this seafood favorite. A wonderful, mouth-watering collection including 50 recipes, and 10 sauces. Color photos throughout.

Paperback, Mario Bigon & Guido Regazzoni, 251pages, 5 x 7.5, ISBN: 9780688012267
A super book. 647 color photos describe in step-by-step detail how to tie 70 of the most useful knots. Good for sailing, fishing, camping, climbing.

Digitally Re-Mastered DVD will play universally, in all Region Formats. Simple in production but brilliant in content, this is our best-selling video to date. . Captain Irving Johnson sailed aboard the bark "Peking" in 1929, as the sun set on the day of commercial sail. During his voyage on the...

Paperback, Jim Christley, illust. by Tony Bryan, 48pages, 7.25 X 9.75, ISBN: 9781841768595
A fine examination of the fleet submarines of the U. S. Navy during WWII. Archival photos combine with detailed artwork to bring these fascinating vessels to vivid life. Features detailed cutaways and interior photos.

Paperback, Don Keith, 319pages, 6 x 9, ISBN: 9780451219510
During World War II, the U.S. Navy's submarine service suffered the highest casualty percentage of all the American armed forces, losing one in five submariners. But despite the odds, these underwater warriors accounted for almost 60 percent of Japanese shipping losses, and were a major factor...

Paperback, Mark Kurlansky, 282pages, 5 x 7.25, ISBN: 9780140275018
Spans a thousand years and four continents to tell the history of cod fishing and the fish that changed the world and made possible the settlement of North America.

Paperback, Mark Kurlansky, 463pages, 5 x 8, ISBN: 9780142001615
Salt-the only edible rock-has made a large and often surprising contribution to man's history. This is very engaging history blending economic, scientific, political religious and culinary records into a memorable tale.

Paperback, Capt. Pat Rains, 260pages, 8.5 x 11, ISBN: 9780963847027
New 6. 5 edition, March 2011. Nautical guidebook (272 pages) for boaters (sail & power) to all the marinas, anchorages & services along Pacific Guatemala, El Salvador, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Panama - also Mexico's Gulf Coast, Yucatan Channel, NW Cuba, Belize, Rio Dulce, Honduras and...

Paperback, Hardie Gramatky, 96pages, 7 x 7.75, ISBN: 9780698115767
The famous story of the little tugboat who rescues an ocean liner from the rocks and becomes a hero.

Paperback, Pamela Allen, 28pages, 9 x 7, ISBN: 9780698113732
Who sank the boat' Was it the cow or the donkey or the sheep with her knitting' Surely it wasn't the tiny little mouse' Winner of the 1983 Australian Picture Book of the Year Award, this wonderfully illustrated book is designed for sharing aloud and will make children giggle as they guess which...

Paperback, Cathy East Dubowski & Mark Dubowski, 48pages, 6 x 9, ISBN: 9780448411323
Laughs and adventures abound when two young pirates find treasure at the same time. Illustrated in full color. Ages 6-8.

Hardcover, Gertrude Crampton, 24pages, 6.7 x 0.1 x 7.9, ISBN: 9780307020468
A classic adventure in which a little tugboat gets lost and after some scary times is reunited with the man and boy to spend his time in the bathtub where he belongs.

Paperback, William Tuohy, 430pages, 4.25 x 7, ISBN: 9780891418894
The story of Medal of Honor winner Richard O'Kane and U. S. submariners in the Pacific War. Relates in detail the astonishing and revolutionary exploits of the Tang and her daring officers and crew.

Paperback, National Audubon Society, 428pages, 4.25 x 7.75, ISBN: 9780679446798
A fine, compact and sturdy regional guide to birds, animals, trees, wildflowers, insects, weather, nature preserves and much more that makes the Northwest unique. 1,500 color photos, drawings and maps bring the subjects to life. A little gem of a guide.

Paperback, John Payne, 86pages, 6 x 9, ISBN: 9781574091632
Well illustrated, confidence-inspiring guide to wiring and wiring standards, electricity basics, circuit protection, planning and installation, switches, grounding and much more. Makes boat wiring much more logical and far less intimidating.

Paperback, Stuart Grainger, 122pages, 5.5 x 8.5, ISBN: 9781574092486
Widely considered the standard work on both practical and decorative knot work. Packed with the author's exquisite, detailed line illustrations for projects ranging from belts, mats, hammocks, trays and lamps.

Paperback, Tom Lichtenheld, 40pages, 8.5 x 11, ISBN: 9780689860096
A collection of made-up facts (did you know that pirates ate school cafeteria food'), educated guesses and silly pictures about the bad guys of the high seas. Aspiring buccaneers will find this a must read.

Hardcover, Andrea Froncillo & Jennifer Jeffrey, 118pages, 65 x 65, ISBN: 9781580088602
Crack open this handy guide to buying, preparing and, of course, eating crab. Here are soups, stews, chowders, souffl‚s, frittatas, hushpuppies, salads, risottos and more. Delicious recipes with mouthwatering color photos. What a book.

Paperback, Helene Seigel, 96pages, 5 x 6, ISBN: 9780890878248
A celebration of salmon recipes in miniature and it's shaped like the fish itself. These are good, proven recipes. Die cut in shape of a salmon.
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