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New & Noted Ahab’s Rolling Sea: A Natural History of Moby-Dick by Richard J. King (Chicago University Press, Chicago, 2019, 464pp, illus, notes, biblio, index, isbn 9780-226-51496-3; $30pb)

The Gulf of Mexico: A Maritime History by John S. Sledge (University of South Carolina Press, Columbia, 2019, 280pp, illus, notes, biblio, index, isbn 978-164336-014-0; $29.99hc)

Borderland Smuggling: Patriots, Loyalists, and Illicit Trade in the Northeast, 1783–1820 by Joshua M. Smith (University Press of Florida, Gainesville, 2019, 276pp, appen, notes, biblio, index, isbn 978-0-81306443-7 8-$21.95pb)

The Jamestown Brides: The Story of England’s “Maids for Virginia” by Jennifer Potter (Oxford University Press, New York, 2019, 384pp, illus, maps, notes, index, isbn 9780-1909-4; $29.95hc)

The Boundless Sea: A Human History of the Oceans by David Abulafia (Oxford University Press, New York, 2019, 1,088pp, illus, maps, notes, biblio, index, isbn 978-0-19993498-0; $39.95hc) Breaking the Gas Ceiling: Women in the Offshore Oil and Gas Industry by Rebecca Ponton (Modern History Press, 2019, 271pp, illus, notes, biblio, index; isbn 9781-61599-443-4; $21.95pb) Don’t Never Tell Nobody Nothin’ No How: The Real Story of West Coast Rum Running by Rick James (Harbour Publishing, New York, 2019, 320pp, appen, notes, biblio, index, isbn 978-1-55017-841-8; $32.95hc) Dorwart’s History of the Office of Naval Intelligence, 1865–1945 by Jeffrey M Dorwart (Naval Institute Press, Annapolis, 2019, 320pp, notes, biblio, index, isbn 978-1-68247-391-7; $62hc) Envoys of Abolition: British Naval Officers and the Campaign Against the Slave Trade in West Africa by Mary Wills (Liverpool University Press, partnered with Oxford University Press, Liverpool, UK, 256pp, illus, notes, biblio, index, isbn 9781-78962-078-8; $120hc) Glasgow Museums—The Ship Models by Emily Malcom and Michael R. Harrison (Naval Institute Press, 2019, 320pp, illus, notes, index, isbn 987-1-52675-752-4; $64.95hc)

Long Island and the Sea by Bill Bleyer (Arcadia Publishing, Mount Pleasant, SC, 2019, 160pp, illus, index, biblio, isbn 97801-4671-3862-8; $21.99pb) Neptune’s Laboratory: Fantasy, Fear, and Science at Sea by Antony Adler (Harvard University Press, Cambridge, MA, 2019, 256pp, illus, biblio, notes, index, isbn 978-0-67497-201-8; $39.95hc)


Thunder Go North The Hunt for Sir Francis Drake’s Fair and Good Bay By Melissa Darby

Uncovers compelling evidence that counters the long-held belief that Drake’s party landed in California. 9781607817253 | $24.95

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Ocean Sailing: The Offshore Cruising Experience with Real-Life Practical Advice by Paul Heiney (Adlard Coles, Bloomsbury, New York, 2019, illus, index, isbn 978-1-47295-539-5; $35hc) Painting War: George Plante’s Combat Art in World War II by Kathleen Broome Williams (Naval Institute Press, Annapolis, 2019, 312pp, illus, index, notes, isbn 978-1-68247-426-6; $29.95hc)

by Kurt D. Voss All proceeds from this pictorial history benefit the ELISSA preservation fund.

Sand and Steel: The D-Day Invasions and the Liberation of France by Patrick Caddick-Adams (Oxford Univ. Press, New York, 2019, 1,072pp, illus, biblio, notes, index, isbn 978-0-19060-189-8; $34.95hc) Roger of Lauria (c.1250–1305): “Admiral of Admirals” by Charles D. Stanton (Boydell & Brewer, Suffolk, UK, and Rochester, New York, 2019, 346pp, illus, biblio, notes, index, isbn 978-1-78327-453-6; $115hc) War at Sea: A Shipwrecked History from Antiquity to the Twentieth Century by James P. Delgado (Oxford University Press, New York, 2019, illus, biblio, notes, index, isbn 978-0-19088-801-5; $34.95hc)

Published by Arcadia Publishing and Galveston Historical Foundation $21.99. 128 pages, 200 photographs Autographed copies available at (409) 763-1877, or online at:

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