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101 COATES, Ken MORRISON, Bill. Sinking of the Princess Sophia. 1st pbk pr
Oxford University Press, 1990, ISBN:0195407849 
COATES, Ken and Bill MORRISON. The Sinking of the Princess Sophia : Taking the North Down with Her. Toronto: Oxford University Press, 1990. Pp. (6),vii-xvii,(1),1-216, 6 pp plates. 8vo, ill. pale blue card covers. A social history that uses the conceit of the sinking of the Canadian Pacific steamer Princess Sophia, on October 23, 1918, as a means of investigating the difficulties facing the Canadian and American Pacific Northwest in the wake of the gold rush. Vg. 12.00

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102 COBB, David RUTTLEDGE, Hugh. Three Mile Limit : Shipping Seen from Britain's Coasts. First Edition in dustjacket
Phoenix House, London, 1950, 
COBB, David. Three Mile Limit : Shipping Seen from Britain's Coasts.Writtenand Illustrated by David Cobb. With a Foreword by Hugh Ruttledge. London : Phoenix House, (1950). First Edition. Pp(4),5-126,(2). 8vo, tan cloth, gre en lettering to spine. A brief primer to historic and contemporary shippingin Britain's coastal waters- "tankers, drifters, ocean-going liners, destr oyers, gunboats, curraghs, cobles, fifies, zulus, oilers"- arranged geographically and illustrated with silhouette drawings. Chapters : 1. The Thames District; 2. Down Channel; 3. The Isle of Wight; 4. West Country Waters; 5.St. George's Channel to the Minches; 6. The North Sea. With glossary. Fain t spotting to endpapers, else very good in slghtly chipped dustjacket. 45.00

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103 COLEMAN, Terry Liners, The. 1st Penguin pbk
Penguin, 1977, 
COLEMAN, Terry. The Liners : A History of the North Atlantic Crossing. (Harmondsworth) : Penguin Books, (1977). First Penguin Printing. Pp 232. Illustrated. 8vo, card covers. Vg. 20.00

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104 COLLINS, L. Marmaduke, Captain Sinking of the Titanic : An Ice-Pilot's Perspective. pbk.
Breakwater, St. John's, 2002, ISBN:1550811738 
COLLINS, L. Marmaduke, Captain. The Sinking of the Titanic : An Ice-Pilot'sPerspective. (St. John's, NF: Breakwater, 2002). Pp. (10),11-196,(4). Illu strated. 8vo, illustrated grey card covers. An intriguing new interpretation on what sank the Titanic. "On April 15, 1912, the world awoke to the newsthat the RMS Titanic had met with disaster some 300 miles off the coast of Newfoundland. And ever since that time the misinterpretation of the eviden ce that was given at the courts of inquiry has perpetuated the myth that the Titanic collided with an iceberg." - from the rear cover. Includes excerpts of testimony from various inquiries into the disaster. Very good. 12.00

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105 COOKE, Anthony Emigrant Ships : The Vessels which Carried Migrants Across the World, 1946-1972. pbk., signed
Carmania Press, London, 1995, ISBN:0951865609 
COOKE, Anthony. Emigrant Ships : The Vessels which Carried Migrants Across the World, 1946-1972. London: Carmania Press, [n.d. - ca. mid-1990s]. Pp. [1]-112. Illustrated. Double column. 4to, illustrated grey card covers. Contents: 1. Who Were the Emigrants?; 2. The British Ships; 3. The Charlton Sisters; 4. The Italian Renaissance; 5. The Cosmopolitans; 6. The Spaniards, The French, and The Dutch; 7. Some Scandinavians and a Pole; 8. The Greek Fleet; 9. The American Contingent; 10. Zionists, Israelis and Others. With appendices. Vg. Signed (with an inscription) by Cooke. 65.00

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106 COOKE, Anthony Liners and Cruise Ships : Some Notable Smaller Vessels. pbk.
Carmania Press, London, 1996, ISBN:095186565x 
COOKE, Anthony. Liners and Cruise Ships : Some Notable Smaller Vessels. London: Carmania Press, 1996. Pp. [1]-136. Illustrated. Double column. 4to, illustrated red card covers. A collection of short sketches outlining the histories of nearly fifty smaller ocean liners and cruise ships. Vg. 40.00

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107 COUPER, Alastair, Philip DAWSON, Ian DEAR, Valerie FENWICK, &c. PRESTON, Antony FRIEDMAN, Norman GROVE, Eric Conway History of Seafaring in the Twentieth Century. First Edition, Paperback
Brassey's, Washington, 2000, ISBN:1574883178 
COUPER, Alastair, Philip DAWSON, &c. The Conway History of Seafaring in theTwentieth Century. With contributions by: Alastair Cooper, Philip Dawson, Ian Dear, Valerie Fenwick, Norman Friedman, Alison Gale, Eric Grove, AntonyPreston, Peter Quartermaine, and Ann Savours. Foreword by Sir Robin Knox-J ohnston. Washington : Brassey's, (2000). First Printing. Pp. (6),7-224. Illustrated in b&w. Large 8vo, photo-illustrated purple cardcovers, with yellow lettering to spine. "At the beginning of the new millennium, this book presents a retrospective look at developments in ships and shipping over the years of the twentieth century by drawing together all the events and achievements, the triumphs in design and seamanship, and the naval battles and marine disasters. Chapters are enhanced by literary extracts, biographies and special features to create a chronicle of life at sea during the twentieth century. All aspects of international shipping are covered -- both naval and commercial. The explosion of technological developments brought about by both world wars are dealt with in two separate chapters. Trade and merchant shipping witnessed dramatic changes, with the emergence of the supertanker, Large Crude Carriers, and more recently the container revolution. Passenger ships are discussed, from luxurious liners, to cruise ships and car ferries that act as people movers today. A chapter is devoted to sail, documenting the adventures and misfortunes of round-the-world yachtsmen and womenin races that test human endurance as much as yacht technology. With explo ration so much a part of maritime history, this book also examines the attempts to conquer the final frontier, describing the race to the poles." Foreword by Sir Robin Knox-Johnston; 1. The Race for Sea Supremacy - by Eric Grove; 2. The Great Liners - by Philip Dawson; 3. Unseen Enemies: The First World War - by Antony Preston; 4. Ice Waters - by Ann Savours; 5. World at War: The Second World War - by Antony Preston; 6. Supplying the World - by Alastair Couper; 7. Under Sail - by Ian Dear; 8. Passengers at Sea - by Peter Quartermaine; 9. High-Tech and High Tension - by Norman Friedman; 10. TheGlobal Sea - by Alison Gale. With bibliography and index. Very good. 20.00

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108 COURSE, A.G. Ships of the P & O. First Edition
Adlard Coles, London, 1954, 
COURSE, A.G., Captain. Ships of the P & O. Drawings by Commander C.H. Williams. London : Adlard Coles, (1954). First Printing. Pp (6),7-78,(2). Illustrated. Oblong 12mo, blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. In the Ship Series. Captian Alfred George Course (d. 1976). Ben Cohen, The Thames 1580-1980 : A General Bibliography, p.307-8. Very faint soiling to boards, light wear to spine lettering, else very good. 40.00

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109 COURSE, A.G. Wheel's Kick and the Wind's Song : The Story of the John Stewart Line of Sailing Ships : 1877-1928. 3rd UK (revised) in dustjacket
David & Charles, Newton Abbot, 1968, 
COURSE, Capt. A.G. The Wheel's Kick and the Wind's Song : The Story of the John Stewart Line of Sailing Ships : 1877-1928. Newton Abbot : David & Charles, (1968). Third Edition (Revised). Pp. (4),v-xiv,1-264,(2), frontispiece+ 16 p. of plates. Illustrated. 8vo, red cloth with gilt lettering to spin e. Captian Alfred George Course (d. 1976). A chronicle of fifty years of Stewart's line of ships which frequented the Cape Horn route, beginning at the height of the heyday of sail in 1877, before finally succumbing to the through of the steamships in the late 1920s. An informative record from the "last phase of the glorious era in the British Merchant Navy." Foreword to the Third Edition by Alan Villiers. Chapters : 1. John Stewart and Successors; 2. The Ashmore; 3. The Dundee Twins; 4. Peri and the Clippers; 5. The Clipper Coriolanus; 6. The Commonwealth [on which Basil Lubbock briefly served]; 7. The Commonwealth - cont.; 8. The Amulree ; 9. The Edinburgh : Skysail Days ; 10. The Edinburgh : The Middle Period; 11. The Edinburgh : The End; 12. ;The J.T. North and Carnmoney 13. The Dee and Cumberland; 14. The Lorton : The Testing; 15. The Lorton : The West Coast; 16. The Lorton : End ofthe Voyage; 17. The Lorton : Sold Foreign; 18. The Westgate; 19. The Kilma llie; 20. The Falkirk and Galgorm Castle; 21. The William Mitchell; 22. TheCrown of Germany, Blackbraes, and Wynford; 23. The Monkbarns : Capt. Donal dson; 24. The Monkbarns : The Mutiny; 25. The Monkbarns : Nearing the End; 26. The Monkbarns : The Last Voyage; 27. The Kinpurney and the Managed Ships. Appendices: A. Chronological order of John Stewart and Company's Ships and Barques; B. Ships and Barques owned by John Stewart and Company, 1870-1927; C. Particulars of Vessels of the Fleet. With index. Very good in lightly worn, unclipped dustjacket. 30.00

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110 COX, Stephen Titanic Story : Hard Choices, Dangerous Decisions. pbk.
Open Court, Chicago, 1999, ISBN:0812693965 
COX, Stephen. The Titanic Story : Hard Choices, Dangerous Decisions . Chicago: Open Court, (1999). Pp. (6),vii-xx,1-152,(4). Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated black card covers. "We all think we know the Titanic story: it is one of the dominant myths of our age, a universal symbol of humanity's plight in the world of modern technology. Yet nearly all the obvious conclusions about the Titanic are either plainly wrong or highly debatable. The disaster was not caused by arrogance, greed, or reckless speed, and would not have been averted by provision of more lifeboats. Not only does Stephen Cox refute the popular myth -- he shows that the true story is more interesting thanthe myth, and much more disturbing. After all these years, the agonizing m oral dilemmas of the Titanic remain to some extent unresolved." -from the rear cover. Very good. 15.00

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111 CRANWELL, John Philips Spoilers of the Sea : Wartime Raiders in the Age of Steam. 1st US no dj
Norton, 1941, 
CRANWELL, John Philips. Spoilers of the Sea : Wartime Raiders in the Age ofSteam. N.Y.: W.W. Norton, (1941). First Edition. Pp 308 + fldg maps, plate s. 8vo, yellow cloth, top edge dyed blue. Much of Civil War interest in theearly chapters. Chapters: 1. Sink, Burn, and Destroy; 2. The Mildest Manne red Man in the Navy [Raphael Semmes]; 3. A Small Appreciation of War Troubles; 4. Old Beeswax Raises Hell and High Water; 5. Off Sandy Hook, Capturingand Burning; 6. The Last Gun of the Lost Cause; 7. The Years Again; 8. The Ghost of Tierra del Fuego [the Dresden]; 9. A Cruise Ends - with a Bang [t he Karlesruhe]; 10. A Flying Dutchman Besets the Bay of Bengal [the Emden];11. Liners are not always Ladies; 12. A Sea Gull Swoops Twice and Fares We ll; 13. A Lean Wolf Lurks in the Indian Ocean [the Wolf]; 14. The Sea EagleGoes with the Wind; 15. Two Little Greeks Hector a Mighty Admiral [the Aja x and the Achilles against the Graf Spee]. With index. Cloth rubbed, name, else vg. 50.00

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112 CRUTCHLEY, W. Caius, Commander BRASSEY, Earl, preface My Life at Sea : Being a Yarn Loosely Spun for the Purpose of Holding Together Certain Reminiscences of the Transition Period from Sail to Steam in the British Mercantile Marine (1863-1894)
Chapman and Hall, Ltd., London, 1912, 
CRUTCHLEY, W. Caius, Commander. My Life at Sea : Being a "Yarn" Loosely Spun for the Purpose of Holding Together Certain Reminiscences of the Transition Period from Sail to Steam in the British Mercantile Marine (1863-1894). With a preface by Earl Brassey. London: Chapman and Hall, Ltd., 1912. FirstPrinting. Pp. (6),vii-xi,(3),3-328, frontispiece, + 9 leaves of black and white plates. Illustrated. 8vo, navy blue cloth with gilt decoration to front board, gilt lettering to front board and spine. "The author began his life at sea in sailing-shiops in the age of the Black Ball liners, the Baltimore clipper-ships, and those perfect specimens of naval architecture built in Aberdeen for the China tea trade. Captain Crutchley tells of the hardships of the sea. He gives stirring descriptions of the performances of the ships he sailed. [...] In Captain Crutchley's time ships coming direct from the homeland were the bonds of empire. The received a warm welcome on their arrival in the distant ports of New Zealand and Australia. Captain Crutchley earned a deserved popularity as a representative seaman. He began his work as an empire builder while serving at sea. It was continued ashore for a period of many years in the capacity of Secretary of the Navy League." -from the preface. With illustrations of the following vessels: Clipper Ship Essex, U.S.S. Roman, U.S.S. Nyanza, U.S.S. African, U.S.S. Syria, N.Z.S. Co.'s Ruapehu, and three images of N.Z.S.S. Kaikoura. A few small damp spots toboards, nicking to spine ends and head and tail of outer hinges, dampstain to bottom right corner, rear inner hinge starting, name and namestamp to f lyleaf, occasional foxing throughout, else good. 35.00

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113 Cunard Line). BABCOCK, F. Lawrence Spanning the Atlantic. First Edition
Knopf, New York, 1931, 
(Cunard Line). BABCOCK, F. Lawrence. Spanning the Atlantic. New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 1931. First Edition. Pp 227 + frontispiece + 26 plates. 8vo, green cloth. Chapters : 1. Samuel Cunard, Merchant; 2. The Development of the Steamship; 3. The Foundation of the Line; 4. The Ocean Ferry; 5. Early Cunarders and Boston; 6. Competition by Sail and Steam; 7. The Struggle with the Collins Line; 8. The Great Migration; 9. The End of the Paddle Wheelers; 10. Ocean Travel in the Seventies; 11. The Mauve Decade; 12. Twentieth Century Liners; 13. Cunarders in the World War; 14. Reconstruction and the Tourist Trade; 15. The Tenth Decade. With bibliography and index. Spine slightly sunned, minor rubbing, else very good. 80.00

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114 Cunard Steam-Ship Co.). HUGHES, T.E. Sea Breezes 39:238 HUGHES, T.E. ISHERWOOD, J.H. Cunard Story: Part 4"
(Cunard Steam-Ship Co.). HUGHES, T.E. "The Cunard Story: Part IV The Second Century." An article in Sea Breezes: A Digest of Ships and the Sea, Vol.39, No.238, October 1965, pp.742-763. Also: J.G. Bruce's "The Newhaven Channel Crossing" (pp.719-727); J.H. Isherwood's "Union-Castle Liner Edinburgh Castle of 1910"; George Dickinson's "Tug Extraordinary" [on the Yorkshireman, pp.732-6]; others and usual columns & departments. Vg. For the number. 12.00

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115 Cunard) Queens, The. 1st pr.
Harvey Barton-St.Stephen's Bristol Press, Bristol, 1968, 
(Cunard). The Queens. Bristol : a Harvey Barton-St.Stephen's Publication, printed and produced by St. Stephen's Bristol Press Ltd., May 1968. First UKPrinting. Pp. (32). Unpaginated. With both colour and black and white illu strations. 8vo, illustrated stapled white card covers. A slim historical volume on the ships R.M.S. Queen Mary, R.M.S. Queen Elizabeth, R.M.S. Queen Elizabeth 2, and their namesakes. Vg. Uncommon. 40.00

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116 CUNARD, Samuel). BASSETT, John M. The Canadians nn BASSETT, John M. Samuel Cunard
Fitzhenry & Whiteside, Don Mills, 1976, ISBN:0889022062 
(CUNARD, Samuel). BASSETT, John M. Samuel Cunard. (Don Mills, Ont.) : Fitzhenry & Whiteside Limited, (1976). Pp (2),[1]-60,(2). Illustrated. 8vo, cardcovers. In The Canadians series (but unnumbered). Chapters : 1. Pirate's G old; 2. Revolution; 3. Youth; 4. The War of 1812; 5. The Overland Express; 6. Brother Joseph; 7. Steam and the First Steamships; 8. The Great Steam Race; 9. Britannia; 10. The Blue Ribbon of the Atlantic; 11. Competition; 12.Success. Vg. 10.00

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117 CUNARD, Samuel). BOILEAU, John. Samuel Cunard : Nova Scotia's Master of the North Atlantic. First Edition
Formac Publishing Company Limited, Halifax, 2006, ISBN:9780887807121 
(CUNARD, Samuel). BOILEAU, John. Samuel Cunard : Nova Scotia's Master of the North Atlantic. Halifax : Formac Publishing Company Limited, (2006). First Edition. Pp [1]-112. Illustrated. Index. Double Column. Square 8vo, illustrated blue card covers. John Boileau (b. 1945, Moncton, New Brunswick) long-serving Canadian miliary officer and author. “Worldwide the name Cunard is synonymous with luxurious ocean travel. This book tells the story of Samuel Cunard who established the world's first ocean steamship line. As a boy in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Cunard showed an early bent for making money. He became a leading citizen of his home port city, with his finger in many piesand a seat on the unelected body that ran the colony. He saw the potential of steamships early, and invested in a service between Halifax and Quebec. He went on to establish the first reliable service between Britain, Halifa x and Boston. But his business ambitions led him to leave Nova Scotia and move to Britain where he found investors, shipbuilders, government supporters, and eager customers. The Cunard line put safety first when other steamship owners did not, but competition encouraged Cunard to pay attention to passenger comfort too. After Samuel's death, the Cunard family continued their involvement in the family business, and the Cunard line remained pre-eminent among the world's passenger lines. Their best-known ships carried the rich and famous as well as many immigrants to North America, and helped Britain in time of war. This book is a fascinating account of a brilliant and determined man who played a key role in world transportation history.” - from the back cover. Very good. 15.00

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118 CUNARD, Samuel). GRANT, Kay GRANT, Kay HILLIARD, Jan Samuel Cunard : Pioneer of the Atlantic Steamship. in dj.
Abelard Schuman, New York, 1967, 
(CUNARD, Samuel). GRANT, Kay. Samuel Cunard : Pioneer of the Atlantic Steamship. Illustrated with photographs. New York : Abelard Schuman, (1967). Pp [1]-192. 8vo, blue cloth. A juvenile book for ages 10 up Grant, a native ofYarmouth, wrote fiction under the pseudonym Jan Hilliard. Vg in nicked, pr ice-clipped dj. 15.00

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119 CUNARD, Samuel). NORFOLK, Rex Sea Breezes 61:503 ISHERWOOD, J.H. NORFOLK, Rex Samuel Cunard: A Shipping Pioneer
Sea Breezes, 1987, 
(CUNARD, Samuel). NORFOLK, Rex. "Samuel Cunard: A Shipping Pioneer." An article in Sea Breezes: The Magazine of Ships and the Sea, Vol.61, No.503, November 1987, pp.760-764 + additional photos. Double column. Also: Robert Eastleigh's "The Grand Old Lady of the Lake" [the Sir Walter Scott]; John Milsom's "A Great Seafaring Family" [on the Haddocks]; J.H. Isherwood's "Clyde Line's Iroquois of 1927"; Nelson French's "The Purser's Tale of Women at Sea" [the Orient Line]; L.H. McFarlane's "The Battle of Trafagar Day, 1940" (776-82); others and usual columns & departments. Vg. For the number. 6.00

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120 CUNARD, Samuel). PAYNE, Abraham Martin Nova Scotia Historical Society Collections 19 PAYNE, Abraham Martin POYNTZ, James Life of Sir Samuel Cunard : Founder of the Cunard Steamship Line, 1787-1865
Collections of the Nova Scotia Historical Society, Halifax, 1913, 
(CUNARD, Samuel). PAYNE, Abraham Martin. "The Life of Sir Samuel Cunard: Founder of the Cunard Steamship Line, 1787-1865". A paper in the Collections of the Nova Scotia Historical Society, Vol.19. Halifax : The Nova Scotia Historical Society, 1913. Pp 75-91 + a portrait plate. Printed by Wm. MacNab & Son. 8vo, cardcovers. Also : Hon. Lawrence G. Power's "Our First President. The Honorable John William Ritchie, 1808-1890" (pp.1-15, + portrait plate); Rev. Allan Pollok's "Recollections of Sixty Years Ago" (pp.17-30, with much on Halifax); John Irvin, K.C.'s "History of Bridgetown: A Brief Historical Sketch of the Town of Bridgetown, Nova Scotia, illustrating the Changes which have taken place in the Manners, Customs and Habits of the Rural Population of Nova Scotia During the Last Century; with a Sketch of Lieut. James Poyntz, a Peninsular War Veteran" (pp.31-51, with a portrait plate of Poyntz); William Smith's "The Early Post Office in Nova Scotia. 1755-1867" (pp.53-73); John W. Regan's "The Inception of the Associated Press: The PonyExpress that in 1849 forwarded European News from Halifax to Digby, to be conveyed by vessel to St.John, and thence telegraphed to New York" (pp.93-114). This volume has a portrait frontispiece of Beamish Murdoch. Wear to spine as usual, else very good. For the volume. 30.00

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