New York: W.W. Norton & Company, Inc., 1949. First Edition. Cloth. First edition. 8vo; 246pp; blue cloth over board, gilt stamped title to spine; blue & white map endpapers; gift inscription to verso ffep dated 1949; 32pp b&w half-tone photographic illustrations; light foxing to edges, no bad odors; clipped color printed pictorial dust jacket, light chipping and creasing to edges; very good in vg dj. Very good / very good. Item #1214
Chapters cover navigation of the river, the lumber coasters and other craft, the crew, shipbuilding, fisherman on Isle Au Haut, lobster sloops and tidal bores, smugglers and wreckers, the vanished Pinky, and the towns of Castine, Rockland and the lime trade. Rear dust jacket panel lists publisher’s other books about the sea.