Portland, Maine: Guy Gannett Publishing Co., 1965.
First Edition. Hardcover. 9 1/4" X 6". 172pp. Signed and Inscribed by the Author to half-title page. Mild shelfwear to blue cloth hardcover binding, with gentle rubbing and bumping to corners and head and tail of spine. Gilt lettering and naval device to cover and spine. Previous owner's bookplate to front pastedown. Bookseller notations to front free endpaper. Binding is sound and tight. Contents are clean and unmarked. 16pp of black and white photographs and illustrations. A very nice signed, first edition copy of newspaper columnist and historial Fred Humiston's story of the "Blue Water Men." From the Foreword: "It is a proud heritage that can bring coastal Mariners to a pause in this jet age, to gaze wistfully toward an empty horizon." Very good. Item #1097