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1 ABELL, Westcott, Sir Safe Sea. 1st UK.
Journal of Commerce, Charles Birchall Ltd., Liverpool, 1932, 
ABELL, Westcott, Sir. The Safe Sea . Liverpool: "The Journal of Commerce", Charles Birchall, Ltd., 1932. First Printing. Pp. (8),[1]-228,[i]-xxxi,(1),frontis., + 12 p. of plates. Illustrated. Large 8vo, blue cloth with gilt lettering to front and spine. Contents: 1. Ancient Ships, 2. The Sailing Ship, 3. The Measure of Safety, 4. Seaworthiness, 5. Types of Ships, 6. Structures of Ships, 7. Ancient Sea Laws, 8. Loadlines for Cargo Ships, 9. Loadlines for Passenger Ships, 10. Modern Life-saving Appliances, 11. The Growthof the Steamer, 12. The Sea Spirit. Moderate light staining to boards, inn er hinges tender, some edgewear, else vg. 50.00

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2 ABRAHAM, P.J. Last Hours on Dara. 1st UK in dj
Peter Davies, 1963, 
ABRAHAM, P.J. Last Hours on Dara. L.: Peter Davies, (1963). First Printing.Pp (8),1-236, frontispiece. Diagrams of ship on page 3. 8vo, maroon cloth. "The explosion of a bomb in Dara, a steamship of the British India Line, i n the early hours of 8th April, 1961, when she was at sea in the Persian Gulf with 819 passengers on board, has been attributed to Omani rebels. It was an act of war in peacetime, and its victims were Indians, Pakistanis and Arabs - men, women and children Two hundred and thirty-eight people lost their lives in the flames or in the sea.. [...] Finally Mr Abraham takes us to the Court of Inquiry in London, where nearly a year later the analysis began. [...] one of the worst peacetime sea disasters since the sinking of the Titanic." - from the dj. Vg in torn, chipped dj. Newspaper clipping laid in. Oddly a very scarce title. 125.00

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3 Acadia University) RHODENIZER, V. B. Acadia Athenaeum. Volume. 60, No. 7, May, 1934
1934, 
(Acadia University). The Acadia Athenaeum. Vol. LX, No. 7, May, 1934. Wolfville : Acadia University, 1934. Pp (8),9-81,(7). 8vo, cream card covers, lettered in blue and red. Contents : Poem—Douglas Angus '34; Easy Money—Berton E. Robinson; "My Vision of Canada" Reviewed by V. B. Rhodenizer; The Crow—Douglas Angus '34; Silverware—Douglas Angus '34; The Case for India—J. Harold Perry '34; The Newspaper's Account—Janet Cox '37; Marco Polo—Charlotte Coombs '36; Poppies—Margaret Le Bas '36; "The Following Freshmen"—Janet Cox'37; "On Such a Night"—Mary Gordon Hughes '35; Spring—Margaret Le Bas '36; When The Phantom Ship Comes In—G. B. Wilson '35; A Daughter of the Samurai —Vivian Gould '35 ; The Automatic Alarm for Distress Signals—W. R. Butler '34; College Days As We Have Seen Them—A Senior; Science: Encephalitis or Sleeping Sickness—Frank Templeman '35; Methylene Blue - J. Harold Perry '34. Editorial ; Athletics; The Month; Exchanges; Personals; The College Clown. Edges nicked, else very good. 25.00

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4 ADAMS, Peter Clipper Ships Done in Cork Models. 4TH PR.
Dutton, New York, 1929, 
ADAMS, Peter. Clipper Ships Done in Cork Models. N.Y.: E.P. Dutton, (1929).Fourth printing (stated). Pp. (8),ix-xix,(1),[1]-102,(6), frontis., includ ing illustations. Sm.8vo, green cloth. Spine and top edge sunned, else vg. 15.00

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5 ADAMS, Richard and Ronald LOCKLEY LOCKLEY, Ronald HIRST-SMITH, Peter Voyage Through the Antarctic. First American Edition in dustjacket
Knopf, New York, 1983, ISBN:0394528581 
ADAMS, Richard and Ronald LOCKLEY. Voyage Through the Antarctic. Photographs by Peter Hirst-Smith. N.Y.: Alfred A. Knopf, 1983. First US Edition. Pp 160. Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth spine. "Adams set out with Ronald Lockley and photographer Peter Hirst-0Smith aboard a ship that would take them -- and seventy-five other passengers [aboard the Lindblad Explorer] -- down from Tierra del Fuego and eventually back up to the southern tip of New Zealand: a trip of some 6,500 miles along the coasts and through the seas of Antarctica. [...] They visited Captain Scott's huts -- one built in 1902, the other in 1911, shortly before Scott's death -- and werew welcomed at American and New Zealand science stations. And they spent virtually an entire month at sea, observing a truly astounding array of wildlife: finback and killer whales, sealions, seals, and dolphins; albatrosses, sheathbills, skuas, petrels, cormorants, and (of course) multitudes of penguins." - from the dj.Vg in unclipped dj. 30.00

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6 ADEMUNI-ODEKE, Dr. Shipping International Trade Relations.
Avebury, Aldershot, England, 1988, ISBN:0566053713 
ADEMUNI-ODEKE, Dr. Shipping International Trade Relations. Aldershot (UK) :Avebury, (1988). Pp [i]-xxxii,1-648,(8). Index. 8vo, blue paper covered bo ards, lettered in white. Contents : Part I. – Shipping in International Relations. 1. Liner conferences. 2. Flags of convenience. Part II. – Shipping in International Trade Relations. 3. Shipping preferences in international trade. 4. Shipping discriminations in international trade. Part III. – Shipping in International Politics. 5. Political intervention in shipping. 6. State ownership and participation in shipping. Part IV. – Shipping in International Economics. 7. Shipping and the provision of employment. 8. Employment of economic resources in shipping. Part V. – Shipping in International Finance. 9. Shipping and foreign exchange. 10. Merchant shipping and the balance of payments. Part VI. – Conclusions. 11. Conclusions. Annex 1 - Text of the Code of Conduct for Liner Conferences. Annex 2 - The Brussels Package. Annex 3 - Text of the UN Convention on Conditions for the Registration ofShips, 1986. Light edgewear, else very good. 90.00

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7 ADKINS, Jan Wooden Ship. in dj.
Houghton Mifflin, Boston, 1978, ISBN:0395264499 
ADKINS, Jan. Wooden Ship. Written, designed and illustrated by Jan Adkins. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1978. Pp. [1]-47,(1). Illustrated. Large 8vo, black cloth. A chronicle of the construction of the fictional whaleship Ulysses in New Bedford, with line-drawings of the process by the author. Vg in nicked, price-clipped dj. 12.50

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8 ADKINS, Roy, and Lesley ADKINS. ADKINS, Lesley NELSON, Horatio War for All the Oceans : From Nelson at the Nile to Napoleon at Waterloo. in dj.
Viking, New York, 2007, ISBN:9780670038660 
ADKINS, Roy, and Lesley ADKINS. The War for All the Oceans : From Nelson atthe Nile to Napoleon at Waterloo. (New York) : Viking, (2007). First Print ing. Pp [i]-xxvi,[1]-534,+ 16 pp plates. Maps. Index. 8vo, blue paper covered boards, gilt lettering to spine. "From its very first page, The War for All the Oceans is an adventure story—a superb account of the naval war thatlasted from Napoleon's seizure of power in 1798 to the War of 1811 with th e United States. Most naval histories stop at Nelson's death at the Battle of Trafalgar in 1805.. Yet the Royal Navy took on almost every other nationthat had a rival fleet: the French, Spanish, Dutch, Danes, Russians, Turks and Ameri­cans. Shipping routes all over the world were guarded to ensure that trade with Britain was not interrupted, and, as Napoleon lost his empire, Britain formed solid, imperial foundations—all because the British navygained control of the oceans. Roy and Lesley Adkins bring this naval war t o life, writing about its heroes, ship maneuvers and shipboard life with equal relish. They paint a brilliant picture of the large fleet actions of the war, such as the battles of the Nile and Copenhagen; duels between pairs of ships, such as the HMS Shannon and USS Chesapeake; and combined naval and army operations like the disas­trous Walcheren expedition. They provide aringside seat to the earliest attacks with torpedoes and rock­ets and a fr esh look at our own country in a brilliant rendering of the War of 1811, fought in our nation's infancy. As in Nelson's Trafalgar, the Adkinses delight in the details, drawing vivid portraits of the sailors as well as the press-gangs, prostitutes and spies who populated this epic war." - from the dj. Underlining in pen on page 126, else very good in unclipped dustjacket. 20.00

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9 Admiralty A.B.C.D. Pamphlet. B.R. 1294 B
1952, 
Admiralty. A.B.C.D. Pamphlet. B.R. 1294 B. Director of Tactical and Staff Duties Division, Naval Staff, Admiralty, 1952. Pp [1]-[19],(1). 12mo, blue printed card covers. Admiraly prefatory note by J.G. Lang', 17 May, 1952. "For issue to every Officer and Man on joining the Royal Navy".Acronym for Atomic, Biological and Chemical Protection and Damage Control: ABCD. Sections: A.B.C.D. : Golden Rules for A.B.C.D. Damage : Flooding - Watertight Discipline - Fire - Machinery and Equipment Damage Casualties : Contamination - Personal Protection Precautions - Flash, Fragments and Flast - First Aid. Your Ship and You. Light soiling, with dog-earing to upper corners, else very good 30.00

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10 Air Ministry) Bomber Command Continues : The Air Ministry Account of the Rising OffensiveAgainst Germany. pbk.
Musson, Toronto, 1942, 
(Air Ministry). Bomber Command Continues : The Air Ministry Account of the Rising Offensive Against Germany . Issued for the Air Ministry by the Ministry of Information. Toronto: The Musson Book Company, Ltd., 1942. Pp. [1]-64. Illustrated. 8vo, decorated stapled red card covers. Contents: 1. T.2619Flies Home; 2. The Building of a Bomber; 3. Giants in the Making: The Stir lings; 4. The Story Continued: The Assault on the Sea-Bases; 5. "I Chose a Ship..."; 6. Maschinen Fabrik Augsburg; 7. Help to Russia; 8. Bombing by Day; 9. The Greater Offensive Opens: Bostons Over France; 10. Bomber Command Builds Up its Strength; 11. The Men on the Ground Prepare; 12. The Hammer Falls: One Thousand Bombers Over Cologne; 13. The Blow Strikes Home. Vg. 20.00

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11 AL NAIB, S.K., (ed.) Dockland : An Illustrated Historical Survey of Life and Work in East London. Fourth Printing
North East London Polytechnic, London, 1989, ISBN:0901987808 
AL NAIB, S.K., (ed.). Dockland : An Illustrated Historical Survey of Life and Work in East London. "Published by North East London Polytechnic in conjunction with the Greater London Council", (March 1989). Fourth Printing. Pp(6),7-304. Illustrated. Maps. Double Column. 4to, illustrated blue and bla ck card covers. "London's Docks have flourished as a commercial enterprise for nearly two centuries. This highly illustrated volume, which brings together the experiences of lightermen and industrial archaeologists, dockers and civil engineers, paints a vivid portrait of life and work in Dockland from the nineteenth century until the present day." - from the rear cover. "With 295 photographs and many line illustrations and maps." Contents : "Red'' sails in the sunset? (Foreword by George Nicholson); Foreword to the first edition (by Ashley Barker); Editor's preface (by SK Al Naib / RJM Carr); Note on the Second Edition (by SK Al Naib); Dockland: origins and earlier history (by Professor Theo Barker); Warehouses in dockland (by Malcolm Tucker); Lost Buildings in dockland (by Paul Cahocoressi); The work of the dock engineer (by Ivan Greeves); A dockland community - the Isle of Dogs (by EveHostettler); Dock labour history (by Lord Howie); A museum in docklands (b y Chris Elmers); Museum ships and harbours in the United Kingdom (by Sir Patrick Bayly); Cargo handling (by George Adams); Royal docklands of Woolwichand Deptford (by Philip MacDougall); The development of the ship (by Alan Pearsall); Ship building and related industries on the Isle of Dogs (by EveHostettler); Dockland transport (by Alan Pearsall); Reminiscences of a ste vedore (by George Adams); Hydraulic power (by Tim Smith); Some personal reflections on London's lighterage industry (by John Jupp); Postscript (by RJMCarr); Bibliographical notes. ADDITIONAL SHIPPING CHARGES WILL RE REQUIRED FOR ORDERS OUTSIDE CANADA DUE TO ITS WEIGHT. Very good. 25.00

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Cruise of Her Majesty's Ship Bacchante 1879-1882. Compiled from the PrivateJournals, Letters and Note-Books of Prince Albert Victor and Prince George of Wales., Albert Victor, Prince and George of Wales, Prince George of Wales, Prince DALTON, John N.
12 Albert Victor, Prince and George of Wales, Prince George of Wales, Prince DALTON, John N. Cruise of Her Majesty's Ship Bacchante 1879-1882. Compiled from the PrivateJournals, Letters and Note-Books of Prince Albert Victor and Prince George of Wales.
Macmillan, London, 1886, 
Albert Victor, Prince and Prince George of Wales. The Cruise of Her Majesty's Ship Bacchante 1879-1882. Compiled from the Private Journals, Letters and Note-Books of Prince Albert Victor and Prince George of Wales. With Additions by John N. Dalton. [In Two Volumes]. London : Macmillan and Co., 1886.First English Edition. Pp [i]-xxviii,[1]-675,(1),+ fldg.col.map frontis.; [i]-xii,[1]-803,(1), + 6 Plates. Also, many text illustrations and maps. 8vo, blue cloth. Vol.I. - The West and the South. The Mediterranean - Teneriffe - West Indies - Bermudas - Vigo - Ferrol - St. Vincent - The Plate - Falkland Islands - Cape of Good Hope - Australia - Fiji. Vol.II. - The East. Japan - China - Straits Settlements - Ceylon - Egypt - Palestine - The Mediterranean. Spines darkened, cloth rubbed, wear to spine ends and corners, spotting/staining to rear board of Vol.II and front board of Vol. I, date ink-stamp to front free endpapers of both volumes, some foxing to folding map,else a very good set. the set for 800.00

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13 ALDERTON, Patrick M. Sea Transport : Operation and Economics. 3rd pbk.
Thomas Reed Publications Limited, London and Sunderland, 1984, ISBN:0900335939 
ALDERTON, Patrick M. Sea Transport : Operation and Economics. London and Sunderland : Thomas Reed Publications Limited, (1984). Third Edition. Pp. (6),[1]-276,(6). Illustrated in black and white. Index. 8vo, illustrated blue card covers with black lettering to spine. Contents : 1. The Ship. 2. Typesof Ships. 3. Trends in Ship Type, Size and Speed. 4. Propulsion. 5. The Cr ew. 6. Navigation or Moving the Ship Economically from A-B. 7. Freight Rates and Demand; 8. World Tonnage, Its Growth and Development. 9. Operating Ships; 10. The Costs in Sea Transport Operation; 11. Chartering. 12. Cargoes.13. Ports. 14. Documentation. 15. Safety. Vg. 14.00

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14 ALEXANDER STEPHEN & SONS) Shipbuilding History 1750-1932. no dj.
Ed. J. Burrow & Co., 1932, 
(ALEXANDER STEPHEN & SONS). A Shipbuilding History 1750-1932: A Record of the Business founded, about 1750, by Alexander Stephen at Burghead, and subsequently carried on at Aberdeen, Arbroath, Dundee and Glasgow. L: Printed for Alexander Stephen & Sons Limited by Ed. J. Burrow & Co. Ltd., 1932. Pp 212 + advertising. Illustrated. Large 8vo, blue cloth.
A corporate history of the famous Linthouse firm, whose rise parallels that of the British shipbuilding industry itself: Founded in the age of sail (they built Scott's famous Terra Nova), they developed the ability to build fine steel-hulled steam- and motor ships, including vessels for the White Star and P & O lines. Chapters : 1. From Kinneddar to Dundee; 2. Kelvinhaugh and Dundee; 3. The Cruise of the Shenandoah; 4. Linthouse and Dundee; 5. The Dundee Whalers; 6. Linthouse 1900-1932; 7. Notable Associations; 8. Linthouse 1932; 9. Linthouse Engine and Boiler Works; 10. Steam, Motor, Auxiliary and Racing Yachts. With ship lists. Also over 80 pages of interesting illustrated advertising.
Spine faded, cloth slightly rubbed, owner's signature, else vg. 220.00

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15 ALEXANDER, David Acadiensis 10:1 O'DEA, Shane OMMER, Rosemary E. Literacy and Economic Development. An article in Acadiensis : Journal of the History of the Atlantic Region, Vol.10, No.1. Autumn/ A utomne 1980
Acadiensis, 1980, 
ALEXANDER, David. "Literacy and Economic Development in Nineteenth Century Newfoundland." An article in Acadiensis : Journal of the History of the Atlantic Region, Volume 10, No.1. Autumn/Automne 1980. Pp 3-34. Also Shane O'Dea's review essay "Architecture and Building History in Atlantic Canada" (pp.158-163). John G. Reid's "Mount Allison College: The Reluctant University" (pp.35-66); Rosemary E. Ommer's "Anticiapting the Trend" the Pictou Ship Register, 1840-1889" (pp.67-89); Susan Buggey's "Building Halifax, 1841-1871" (pp.90-112); and a document "A Letter from Louisbourg, 1756" (written bya Monsieur De La Varenne), edited here by Ken Donovan, several review essa ys including Harold F. McGee's "No Longer Neglected: The Native Peoples of the Maritimes"; W.G. Godfrey's "Canadian History Textbooks and the Maritimes"; others. Vg. 8.50

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16 ALLABY, Eric Ginn Studies in Canadian History Shipbuilding in the Maritimes. 1st printing.
Ginn and Co., 1970, 
ALLABY, Eric. Shipbuilding in the Maritimes. N.pl.: Ginn and Co., 1970. First Printing. Pp 24. Illustrated. Oblong 8vo, card covers. In the Ginn Studies in Canadian History series. A brief illustrated overview of merchant sailing ship construction intended for grade school students, well illustratedwith photographs and engravings and including review questions at the end of each chapter. With a brief bibliography. Very good. 15.00

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17 ALLABY, Eric Ginn Studies in Canadian History Shipbuilding in the Maritimes. 2nd printing.
Ginn and Co., 1973, 
ALLABY, Eric. Shipbuilding in the Maritimes. N.pl.: Ginn and Co., 1973. Second Printing. Pp 24. Illustrated. Oblong 8vo, card covers. In the Ginn Studies in Canadian History series. Contents: A launching; Beginnings; Time capsule; The shipyard; Building a ship; The ship's rig; The Marco Polo; The golden age; The decline; Psotscript. Vg. 12.50

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18 ALMQVIST, Bertil. Vasa Saga - the Story of a Ship
Bonnier Carlsen, Belgium, 1999, ISBN:9163831767 
ALMQVIST, Bertil. The Vasa Saga [cover adds – the Story of a Ship]. (Belgium) : Bonnier Carlsen, 1999. Pp (24). Illustrated. 4to, illustrated glossy white paper covered boards. A children's book telling the story of the building of the Swedish warship Vasa in 1627, its sinking on its maiden voyage in 1628, the salvaging of its 50 cannons using diving bells in 1664, the retrieval of the ship's hull in 1961 and placement in a museum. Very good. 10.00

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Home is the Sailor. First Edition in dustjacket, AMADO, Jorge DE ONIS, Harriet, trans.
19 AMADO, Jorge DE ONIS, Harriet, trans. Home is the Sailor. First Edition in dustjacket
1964, 
AMADO, Jorge. Home is the Sailor : The Whole Truth Concerning the Redoubtful Adventures of Captain Vasco Moscoso de Aragao, Master Mariner. Translated from the Portuguese by Harriet de Onís. New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 1964. First American Edition. Pp 298. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering and decoration to spine, gilt JA device to front board.

Krummes, Steamer Stories : An Annotated Bibliography of Steamship Fiction, 1845-2012 p. 7.

A novel.

"Good-natured, incompetent, friendly, and lustful - at sixty the crony of college students and high-living officials - Vasco Moscoso de Aragao laments that his life as the son of a wealthy merchant has brought him no rank, degree, or title. So - though Vasco has never made a sea voyage - a friend gets him a licence as a ship's captain. Moving to Periperi in the suburbs of Bahía, he takes up with relish the life of an honored, retired old sea dog surrounded by nautical instruments, sea-going uniforms, and listeners eager for his "reminiscences" of the oceans and exotic lands that he has visited. Vasco is so endlessly and colorfully inventive that only a few of his canniest neighbors begin to suspect the truth.

When the northbound good ship Ita comes into Bahía with her captain dead, Vasco - the only licenced captain in the area - is dragooned into completing her voyage up the coast to Belém as master (with the understanding that he will be free to call on the first mate for all important decisions). On the voyage, Vasco enjoys himselt, whiling away the time in social activities and in pursuing a lady passenger of forty, to whom he becomes engaged. But deceiving sailors turns out to be not so easy as dazzling landlubbers, and what t happens then and thereafter is almost (but not quite) beyond belief." - from the dj.

Very good in slightly chipped unclipped dustjacket. 75.00

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20 AMBROSE, A.J., ed. Jane's Merchant Shipping Review : 1983 ed. 1st issue.
Jane's, London, 1983, ISBN:0710602618 
AMBROSE, A.J., ed. Jane's Merchant Shipping Review . Edited by A.J. Ambrose. (London): Jane's, (1983). First year of issue. Pp. [1]-159,(1). Illustrated. Double column. Large 8vo, illustrated blue card covered boards. Includes: Ambrose's "The Cruise Ship: Growth and Recession" and "The Big Ship Market: Tankers and Bulk Carriers"; Russell Plummer's "The European Ferry Business: A Year in Review"; Captain David Hancox's "Marine Salvage and Ocean Towage East of Suez"; Ambrose's "The Offshore Industries"; Plummer's "Bridingthe Gaps: Train Ferries in Europe"; Ambrose's "Shipbuilding in 1982: The Y ear in Review"; and I.L. Buxton's "A Century of British Shipbreaking: The Growth and Decline of an Industry". Vg. 20.00

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