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Lot 196: "Coasting To Smoky" Vintage HC Nautical Cruising Book

Antique & Collectible Books-Art-Paper Civil War, Antique Reference, Outsider & Harper's Weekly Art, etc

by The Book Barn

December 1, 2016

Edgewater, FL, USA

Timed Auction
Past Lot
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Description: Bidders will note that lot(s) with very low Staring Bids, i. e. $1-$5, should in no way see the Starting Bid of $1-$5 as the Book Barn’s judgment on the value of the item(s) contained in the lot(s). We have been in the Used/OP book business for 30+ years & have a LOT of inventory, with more piling up weekly. (Sometimes it seems to us that books breed at night, so there are always more of them over time!) There is NO reserve on these lots. These low Starting Bid lot(s) are meant to lower our inventory by providing bidders the opportunity to buy material at a low prices—we call it the "Eek" price; as in "Eek! That’s all it sold for?" Our lack of storage is your opportunity to buy material at a low price. Vintage Nautical Hardcover 1st Edition 1st Printing. "Coasting To Smoky" by Henry Hixon Meyer. HARDCOVER ND (Circa) 1938) Spaulding-Moss Company 1st Edition, 1st Printing w/ "A Summer Cruise In 1937…" on title page. Exactly as shown in listing scan(s). Nice Collectible 1st Edition 1st printing hardcover copy. "The self published—there are no copies listed on the Internet in 11/16—-account of the Ketch "Sirius" in a 1937 trip from Padanarum, Rhode Island to Cape Smoky on Cape Breton Island Canada by noted yachtsman Henry Hixon Meyer. The "Sirius" had been constructed in 1936 by the author’s brother. The Cape Cod Canal’s southern entrance had just been rebuilt & the "Sirius" was one of the 1st craft to use the new entrance. An interesting look for "ole time" sailors interested in coastal sailing before WWII when pleasure boats were still wood & electronic aids were non existent." Illustrated by photos. Internally tight & unmarked. Binding Exterior; all lettering/decoration bright. NO REMAINDER MARK; NOT X-LIBRARY. NO DJ AS ISSUED. ALL ITEMS ARE GUARANTEED TO BE ACCURATELY DESCRIBED, NOT DEFECTIVE, & GENUINE. PLEASE NOTE: We do all our own shipping. We will combine shipping on multiple items, where possible to save the wining bidder on shipping costs. Shipping will be added to winning bidder's invoice for item(s) won. Media Mail postage from USPS will be used for shipping in the United States for those items allowed. Lowest alternative cost shipping will be billed for items not allowed by USPS to be shipped by Media Mail. Foreign winning bidders will pay postage based on their countries small/medium/large Flat Rate box postage rates & weight of the package. Other types of postage are available at added expense at the bidders request. You also agree to pay any applicable taxes and/or customs/import duties. A Tracking Number will be provided to buyer. Insurance is mandatory on packages over $100 USD and will be added to postage charges when applicable.

Condition Report: Very Good Condition

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