New York: Sea Lore Publishing Co, 1968. Hardcover. First Edition. "For the first time, the story of President Kennedy's sailing activities is told in detailed fullness with narrated incidents and colorful anecdotes that commemorate him as the White House Skipper" (jacket). Blue cloth boards with gilt title to spine and emblem to front cover. Occasional spots of soiling to first 25 pages, which affects a few images and text; however, all text remains legible. In light blue dust jacket with heavily faded title to spine and red title to front panel. Chipping to edges of jacket and remnants of price sticker to front panel. 101 pages. PRES/040919. Very Good / Very Good.
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New York: Horizon House, 1936. Hardcover. Cloth Boards. Very Good Plus/Good. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR. 8vo. Blue cloth with gilt title to spine and front board. Gilt illustration of naval officer to front board. Gilt to spine is slightly faded. Light wear to edges of spine and corners. Interior is browned along margins and is foxed lightly on some pages. Browned end pages. Gold dj with blue illustration to front panel. Dj has large open tear to rear panel, rubbing to panels, and heavy wear/chipping to top edges. Tightly bound. Appendixes, 226 pp. NAV/040504. Very Good +.
New York: The Henry Holt Company, 1928. First Edition. Hardcover. First edition, first printing. Very Good+ in light green cloth with paper title-label on spine. Brightly colored full page plates and in-text black and white woodcut illustrations. Small tear to margin of frontispiece illustration. Owner name on front flyleaf. Illustrated end pages. Slight sunning to edges of boards and light wear to edges. 331 pages. Navigation. NAV1/6151. Very Good +.
Elliot Island MD: Dogwood Ridge Books, (2006). Paperback. INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR. Fine in white and illustrated paper wrappers wiht dark blue and grey title to front wrapper and dark blue title to spine. Author's inscription to half title page. Else is pristine with black and white photographic illustrations throughout. 241 pages. MD/020619. Fine.
Mystic, CT: Mystic Seaport Museum, 1998. Hardcover. First Edition. Signed by the author and noted "My Copy." Occasional text markups with pen, possibly by Footner himself. Dark blue cloth boards with gilt title to spine. In blue illustrated dust jacket with white title to spine and front panels. Creasing and tears to edges of jacket. Illustrated. 305 pages. MD/011420. Very Good / Very Good.
South Carolina: University of South Carolina Press, 2013. Hardcover. First Edition. "As the journal of a common American seaman during a cruise to police the illegal slave trade on the West African coast from 1859 to 1861, Willie Leonard's journal will interest antebellum American historians, but it deserves a much wider audience because of C. Herbert Gilliland's superb editing achievement" (John Schroeder, Univ. of Wisconsin). Fine in blue cloth boards with gilt title to spine. Clean and bright. In illustrated dust jacket with navy blue spine panel titled in white. 413 pages. MAR/030719. Fine / Fine.
New York: Farrar and Rinehart, 1936. Hardcover. Quarto. Very good in cream cloth with red and gilt title label. Darkening around edges and to spine, boards very faintly foxed, bookplate on front pastedown. Interior clean, with handsome engraved illustrations by W.H. Lizars. Maritime. MAR1/03161. Very Good.
New York: Hyperion, (1998). Hardcover. 8vo. Fine dark blue cloth covered boards with gilt title to spine and gilt decoration to front board. Pristine interior with full color illustrations throughout. Near fine blue illustrated dust jacket with gilt title to front and spine panels. Slight edgewear to dust jacket. 92 pages. Maritime. NAV/041316. Fine / Near Fine.
New York: Doubleday and Company, 1971. Hardcover. 8vo. In green cloth covered boards with gilt title stamp to spine. In VG DJ with minor edgewear and rubbing to panels. Interior is clean and bright with color pictures of the "reed raft" voyage on the open ocean. 341pp. MARI/100704. Very Good in Very Good dj.
New York: National Council of American Shipbuilders, 1935. Hardcover. 8vo. Very good+ in very good beige dust jacket with dark blue title to front and spine panels. Minor wear to dust jacket includes, soiling, foxing, browning to spine, and a few small chips to the edges. Interior is clean and bright. Bibliography, 369 pages. MAR/081319. Very Good+ / Very Good.
London: Conway Maritime Press, 1970. Hardcover. Facsimile of the 1794 4th edition. Very good+ in blue cloth covered boards with silver title to spine. Slight browning to end pages. Else is clean and bright with many illustrations including fold-out diagram at rear. Orange and white illustrated dust jacket with brown title to front and spine panels. Minor creasing to top edge of dust jacket. 303 pages + plates. MAR/011519. Very Good+ / Very Good.
London: Longmans, Green, and Co, 1936. Hardcover. First Edition, later printing. Black cloth boards with faded gilt title to spine and emblem of a ship in gilt to front cover. Wear to spine ends, corners, and edges of boards. Minor rubbing and wear to boards. Occasional spots of soiling / smudges to margins but clean overall. Previous ownership signature in pen to front endpaper. Ex-library stamp to bottom of front free endpaper. (This is the ONLY library marking.) 435 pages. AMER/061820. Very Good.
Stanford, California: Stanford University Press, 1997. First Edition. Hardcover. COMMEMORATIVE NUMBERED AND SIGNED FIRST EDITION PRESENTED TO GEOFFREY M. FOOTNER. NUMBER 18. 8vo. Black cloth covered boards with silver title to spine. Slight bumping to spine ends and corners. Presentation plate with author's signature pasted to front free end paper. Pristine interior with illustrations throughout. Blue illustrated dust jacket with white title to front and spine panels. Slight wear to dust jacket includes light rubbing and a small black stain to bottom edge of front panel. Index, 227 pages. MAR/081619. Near Fine / Near Fine.
London: Stanford Maritime, (1975). Hardcover. Oblong 8vo. Near fine in very good illustrated dust jacket with white title to front panel and dark green title to white spine panel. Minor edgewear to dust jacket. Interior is clean and bright and filled with photographic illustrations. Index, 158 pages. French Travel. FRETRA/030116. Near Fine / Very Good.
Royal Oaks, MD: BaySailor Books, (1987). First Edition. Paperback. INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR. FIRST EDITION FIRST PRINTING. SCARCE. 8vo. Light blue and white illustrated paper wrappers with blue title to front wrapper and black title to spine. Minor foxing and rubbing to exterior. Inscription from author to title page. Minor foxing to copyright page. Foxing to last page as a result of soiling to the about the author page. Else is clean and bright with illustrations on every pages. Unpaginated. CHILD/021219. Very Good.