London and Toronto, New York: J. M. Dent and Sons and E. P. Dutton & Co, (1931). Hardcover. 8vo. Light blue cloth covered boards with black title to front board and to spine. Fading to spine. Interior is clean and bright with lovely illustrations throughout and charts to the rear. Index, 254 pages. NAV/022111. Very Good.
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London and Toronto, New York: J. M. Dent and Sons and E. P. Dutton & Co, (1931). Hardcover. SCARCE IN DUST JACKET. 8vo. Blue cloth covered boards with black title to front board and to spine. Minor bumping to spine ends and minor rubbing to corners. Top corner of page 110 is torn away. Else is clean and bright with lovely illustrations throughout and charts to the rear. Beige and blue illustrated dust jacket with black title to front and spine panels. Minor rubbing and browning to spine panel and a few small chips to the edges. Index, 254 pages. MAR/071319. Very Good / Very Good.
New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, (1967). First Edition. Hardcover. Very good white cloth boards with a little foxing and slightly faded spine. Small area of grey paint to top corner of rear board. Nice grey endpapers; Beautiful b/w and color photographs, diagrams of yachting; 164 pages. Maritime. MARIT/10032. Very Good.
New York: Whittlesey House, 1944. Hardcover. 8vo. In red cloth covered boards with blue title block with gilt title stamp to spine and gilt emblem to front board. Small stain to front board and slight overall bow to both boards. Very slight edgewear and rubbing. Interior is clean with b/w illustrations throughout. 219pp. MARI/100504. Very Good.
Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott Company, 1921. Hardcover. First Edition. Includes many illustrations. Grey cloth boards with white title to spine and yellow title to front cover. Illustration of a ship to spine and front cover. Rubbing to spine title. Minor wear to edges of boards, corners, hinges, and spine ends. Heavy browning to pages, especially in margins. Occasional smudge marks to margins. Previous owners name in pen to front endpaper. 259 pages. MAR/040919. Very Good.
New York: Henry Holt, (1987). Hardcover. First American Edition of this book, with wonderful color photographs taken by Peter Christopher. In very good plus dust jacket with picture of a sailing ship along with title and author. In blue cloth with some fading along top edges. Interior is fine. 176 pages. MAR/042110. Very Good + in Very Good + DJ.
New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, 1938. Hardcover. First Edition. Very good minus blue cloth boards w/bright gilt ship design and light blue border stamped on cover; gilt title to spine. Circular cup stain to front board, light soiling as well; front bottom corner is lightly bumped. In VG minus illustrated d.j. (chipping, creasing, taped along front hinge) Map endpapers, interior is yellowed but clean; hinge cracked between title page and verso but rest of binding is tight. 421 pp. + ads. Maritime. MARI/5293. Very Good -.
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.