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181 DUNMORE, Spencer BALLARD, Robert D., Dr. Introduction BLAIR, Jonathan SKERRY, Brian Lost Subs : From the Hunley to the Kursk, the Greatest Submarines Ever Lost- and Found. First Edition in dustjacket.
Madison Press, 2002, ISBN:0306811405 
DUNMORE, Spencer. Lost Subs : From the Hunley to the Kursk, the Greatest Submarines Ever Lost - and Found. Introduction by Dr. Robert D. Ballard; technical consultant, J. David Perkins; featuring contemporary underwater photography by Jonathan Blair and Brian Skerry. (Toronto): Da Capo / Madison Press, (2002). First Printing. Pp. (8),9-176, including numerous b/w and colorphotographs and drawings to text, others full page. Oblong, Oblong large 8 vo, black cloth. "In gripping text and powerful images, Lost Subs chronicles the evolution of the submarine - from Robert Fulton's early experiments to the famous German U-boats of both world wars; from Imperial Japan's 1-52 to the Cold War nuclear subs Thresher and Scorpion. Thanks to revolutionarynew technology, divers and deep-sea submersibles are giving scientists unp recedented access to these lost subs, and shedding new light on both their creation and their destruction." -from the dust jacket. Vg in unclipped dj.25.00

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182 DUTESCO, Roberto Wild Horses of Sable Island Gallery [poster]
Wild Horses of Sable Island Gallery, New York, 2014, 
DUTESCO, Roberto. Wild Horses of Sable Island Gallery. Photoworks by Roberto Dutesco. New York : Wild Horses of Sable Island Gallery, 2014. An 18.5 by27 inch poster. One side has a map of Sable Island showing the location of all the shipwrecks, along with information on the wild horses. The other s ide is a collage of photographs of the horses of Sable Island by Roberto Duresco. Very good. 15.00

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183 DWYER, Terry Wreck Hunter : The Quest for Lost Shipwrecks. First Edition.
Pottersfield Press, Lawrencetown Beach, NS, 2004, ISBN:1895900670 
DWYER, Terry. Wreck Hunter : The Quest for Lost Shipwrecks. Lawrencetown Beach, NS: Pottersfield Press, (2004). First Printing. Pp. 208. Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated blue and black card covers. A regional breakdown of some of the "10,000 known shipwrecks off the coast of Nova Scotia", as well as looking at the diversity of the wrecks and how to go about getting near them.Contents: 1. An Introduction to the Shipwrecks of Nova Scotia ; 2. Cape Br eton Island ; 3. St. Paul Island: The Graveyard of the Gulf ; 4. Scatarie Island ; 5. Louisbourg Harbour ; 6. Halifax Harbour and Approaches ; 7. CapeSable and Seal Island ; 8. Pirates and Privateers in Nova Scotia ; 9. In S earch of Shipwrecks and Treasure ; 10. Discoveries in Waiting ; 11. Wreck Hunting Tools and Techniques ; 12. Scuba Tourism Opportunities ; 13. Scuba Diving: the Ultimate Adventure ; 14. Boat Diving in Nova Scotia ; 15. Aids to Navigation ; 16. Underwater Video ; 17. Deep Star Exploration ; 18. The Adventure Continues ; 19. Some Final Thoughts. Vg. 12.00

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184 EARLE, Peter. Treasure Hunt : Shipwreck, Diving, and the Quest for Treasure in an Age of Heroes.
St. Martin's Press, New York, 2007, ISBN:9780312380397 
EARLE, Peter. Treasure Hunt : Shipwreck, Diving, and the Quest for Treasurein an Age of Heroes. New York : St. Martin's Press, (2007). Pp. (11), xii- xv, (4), 4-383, (1) + [8] p. of plates. Illustrated. 8vo, black paper covered boards with siver spine titles. Contents: I. Sad Newes from the Seas ; 2. Men Under the Sea ; 3. Captain Phips' Wreck Project ; 4. The Great Treasure Hunting Boom ; 5. Diving-Engines of Divers Kinds ; 6. A Long Story ; 7. Captain Hunter's Treasure Hunt ; 8. A New Way of Diving ; 9. Jacob Rowe andthe Wreck of the Vansittart ; 10. The Evans Logbooks ; 11. Bellmen and Bra ithwaites ; 12. Enterprise in Vigo Bay ; 13. The Salvage of the Thetis. Very good in unclipped dust jacket. 18.00

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185 EARLE, Sylvia A., PhD National Geographic 149:5 GIDDINGS, Al Life Springs From Death in Truk Lagoon"
National Geographic, 1976, 
EARLE, Sylvia E., and AL GIDDINGS. "Life Springs from Death in Truk Lagoon." An article in the National Geographic Magazine, Vol.149, No.5, May 1976. Pp 578-613. Illustrated with 40 photographs, and 2 maps. Vg. 5.00

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Ships Against the Sea, EASTON, Alan
186 EASTON, Alan Ships Against the Sea
Nimbus Publishing , Halifax, 1986, ISBN:0920852564 1986 
EASTON, Alan. Ships Against the Sea. (Halifax, N.S.) : Nimbus Publishing Limited, (1986). First Edition. Pp (6),[1]-105,(1). With 5 b&w photos and other illustrations in the text. 8vo, photo-illustrated blue cardcovers.

"A wild gale drives the Danish schooner, Gertrud Rusk, onto Shotty Ledge off the Nova Scotia coast and local fishermen attempt a dangerous rescue; fire turns a British tramp steamer into a drifting burning inferno; senseless collisions in the Dover Straights send crews and ships to the bottom while errors uncorrected.." -from the rear cover.

Well-told tales of the perils of the sea, including the wreck Gertrud Rask off Baccaro in 1942, HMCS Sackville's discovery of the derelict Belgian Soldier at sea in the same year, the salvage of the stranded Cobequid at Port Maitland in 1914 and the loss of the Dayspring-built rum runner Hazel E. Herman.

The chapters (un-numbered in the book) are :
1. Rescue at Dawn;
2. The Derelict [the S.S.Belgian Soldier] ;
3. The Music of the Wreck;
4. Bound for Rome;
5. Fire;
6. Beyond the Limit;
7. The Perilous Channel.

Very good. 12.00

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Ships Against the Sea. signed, EASTON, Alan
187 EASTON, Alan Ships Against the Sea. signed
Nimbus Publishing , 1986, ISBN:0920852564 
EASTON, Alan. Ships Against the Sea. (Halifax, N.S.) : Nimbus Publishing Limited, (1986). First Edition. Pp (6),[1]-105,(1). With 5 b&w photos and other illustrations in the text. 8vo, photo-illustrated blue cardcovers.

"A wild gale drives the Danish schooner, Gertrud Rusk, onto Shotty Ledge off the Nova Scotia coast and local fishermen attempt a dangerous rescue; fire turns a British tramp steamer into a drifting burning inferno; senseless collisions in the Dover Straights send crews and ships to the bottom while errors uncorrected.." -from the rear cover.

Well-told tales of the perils of the sea, including the wreck Gertrud Rask off Baccaro in 1942, HMCS Sackville's discovery of the derelict Belgian Soldier at sea in the same year, the salvage of the stranded Cobequid at Port Maitland in 1914 and the loss of the Dayspring-built rum runner Hazel E. Herman.

The chapters (un-numbered in the book) are :
1. Rescue at Dawn;
2. The Derelict [the S.S.Belgian Soldier] ;
3. The Music of the Wreck;
4. Bound for Rome;
5. Fire;
6. Beyond the Limit;
7. The Perilous Channel.

Very good. Inscribed by the author. 15.00

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188 EASTON, Allan Nova Scotia Museum MURPHY, Ivan, illus. Peeper Series Terror on the Coast : The Wreck of the Schooner Codseeker. 2nd printing
Nimbus Publishing and The Nova Scotia Museum, Halifax , 1992, ISBN:1551090252 
EASTON, Allan. Terror on the Coast : The Wreck of the Schooner Codseeker. Illustrated by Ivan Murphy. Halifax, Nova Scotia :"Co-published by Nimbus Publishing Limited and The Nova Scotia Museum", 1992. Second Printing. Pp (3),i-ii,(1),1-41,(1). Illustrated. 8vo, stapled art-illustrated black card covers. In the Peeper series. A brief account of the wreck of an offshore fishing vessel off Cape Sable Island in the spring of 1877. With lovely atmospheric illustrations and a glossary of nautical terms. Gift inscription, else very good. 7.00

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189 EDGECOMBE, Jean Flinders Island and Eastern Bass Strait. First Edition
The author, Thornleigh, Australia, 1986, ISBN:1862527849 
EDGECOMBE, Jean. Flinders Island and Eastern Bass Strait. Thornleigh, Aus. : The author, 1986. First Edition. Pp 159. 8vo, photo-illustrated cardcovers. A traveller's guide to the natural and nautical history of this unique southern Australian archipelago, including the wreck-strewn Bass Strait. Very good. 30.00

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190 EDWARDS, Bernard Grey Widow-Maker : Twenty-four disasters at sea. 1st UK in dj.
Robert Hale, London, 1990, ISBN:0709041918 
EDWARDS, Bernard. The Grey Widow-Maker : [Dj adds: "Twenty-four disasters at sea"]. London: Robert Hale, (1990). First UK Edition. Pp. (8),9-192 + 8 p. of plates. 8vo, black cloth. The story of some of the greatest sea disasters in history, including chapters on the sinking of the Titanic, Birkenhead, and car-ferry Princess Victoria, among others. Vg in dj. 20.00

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191 EDWARDS, Bernard. S.O.S. : Men Against the Sea. Paperback.
New Guild, 1994, ISBN:1899694005 
EDWARDS, Bernard. S.O.S. Men Against the Sea. (Wimborne Minster, Dorset): New Guild, (1994). Pp 206. 8vo, illustrated blue card covers. "SOS-Men Against the Sea is a superbly dramatised chronicle of 29 ships the loss of whichhistory, by and large, passed by. [...] A total of 5,683 lives were lost w hen these ships went down." Some vessels noted were: The Cospatrick; Princess Alice and Bywell Castle; HMS Calliope; General Grant; Utopia; Belgian Prince; Scandinavian Star; and Admiral Nakhimov . Very good. 10.00

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192 EDWARDS, Hugh Wreck on the Half-Moon Reef : The True Story of the Wreck of the Dutch EastIndia Ship Zeewyk. in dj.
Scribner's, New York, 1970, 
EDWARDS, Hugh. The Wreck on the Half-Moon Reef : The True Story of the Wreck of the Dutch East India Ship Zeewyk. New York: Scribner's, (1970). First Printing. Pp. (12),1-193,(9). Illustrated. Map endpapers. 8vo, grey cloth. An account of the particularly lurid wreck of the Dutch East India Company's ship Zeewyk, which was lost through appalling recklessness on the west coast of Australia in 1728. Drunkenness, "stupid sin", and an ill-fated smallboat journey ensued. Vg in unclipped dj. 30.00

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193 EGLINTON, Edmund Recollections) Last of the Sailing Coasters : Reminiscences and Observations of the Days in the Severn Trows, Coasting Ketches and Schooners. First Edition in dustjacket
Her Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1982, ISBN:0112903363 
EGLINTON, Edmund. I Last of the Sailing Coasters : Reminiscences and Observations of the Days in the Severn Trows, Coasting Ketches and Schooners. London : H.M.S.O. / (National Maritime Museum), (1982). Pp. (i)-viii,(1)-131,[5], + 16 p. of plates. 8vo, green cloth with gilt lettering to spine. In the Recollections series. With introduction by Basil Greenhill. The author's account of serving aboard trading and fishing vessels off England's westerncoastline. Contents: 1. Early days in the trows in the Severn Estuary, 2. Trading to Ireland in the ketch Garlandstone, 3. Inclement weather in the Bristol Channel, 4. The wreck of the Thomasine and Mary, 5. The lively little Lily, 6. Working the ketch Sarah by the shares, 7. The three-masted schooner Mary Jones, 8. Double topsail schooner in the English Channel, 9. Registration details of the vessels in which the author served. Vg in dj. 20.00

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194 ELLIOTT, James W. Transport to Disaster : The forgotten story of the Sultana -- a tragedy at the close of the Civil War that took more than 1,500 lives. 1st US in dj.
Holt, Rinehart and Winston, New York, 1962, 
ELLIOTT, James W. Transport to Disaster : [Dj adds: The forgotten story of the Sultana -- a tragedy at the close of the Civil War that took more than 1,500 lives]. New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, (1962). First Edition. Pp. (8),[1]-247,(1), + 8 p. of plates. Illustrated. 8vo, grey cloth with gilt decoration to front and gilt lettering to spine. Documenting one the greatest disasters in American shipping history, this volume outlines the explosion and subsequent sinking of the SS Sultana, a Mississippi River paddlewheeler, whose loss at the end of the Civil War took over 1,500 lives. Shortly after the announcement of Lincoln's assassination, and after picking up several hundred Union soldiers from Confederate prison camps in Vicksburg, the vessel exploded. A shoddy boiler repair job, done while in port at Vicksburg, was to blame for the explosion, which occurred just north of Memphisin the wee hours of the morning on April 27th, 1865. Very good in lightly nicked, faintly verso-spotted, unclipped dust jacket. 25.00

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195 ELLSBERG, Edward, Lieutenant Commander On the Bottom
Literary Guild, New York, 1929, 
ELLSBERG, Edward, Lieutenant Commander. On the Bottom . NY: Literary Guild,1929. Pp. 324, port. frontis., + 23 p. of plates. 8vo, blue cloth with gil t lettering and green decoration to front and spine. Anderson 371. The author's account of his salvage activities, relating largely to his salvaging the S-51, an American submarine that was brought to the surface, the first such occurrence of bring a sunken sub to the surface in the open ocean. Inner hinges shaky with were to outer hinges, spine ridge, shelfwear, soiled spot to rear board, else good. No dj. 12.50

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196 ENNIS, John Lou Adapting to a Changing Situation in Placentia Bay, Newfoundland. First Edition
ESP Press, Portugal Cove, NF, 1999, ISBN:0968500404 
ENNIS, John Lou. Adapting to a Changing Situation in Placentia Bay, Newfoundland . Portugal Cove, NF: ESP Press, (1999). First Printing. Pp. [i]-ix,(1),[1]-174,(6), + 16-page central section of illustrations (including 15 b&wphotos. 8vo, illustrated blue card covers with white spine. "In Adapting t o a Changing Situation, John Ennis presents the history of Placentia Bay and [the author's] own family's growth and development in the Bay. The story contains a wealth of information on the fishery, fishing methods, gear and technology and the prosperous businesses which flourished in the By. As well, there are stories and experiences from his childhood and many years at sea - iceboating, the tidal wave of 1929, shipwrecks and narrow escapes. Throughout, look for Mr. Ennis commentary on Newfoundland issues. he has especially strong opinions on resettlement, the management of the fishery, the moratorium and even Confederation which he feels, while bringing many benefits to newfoundland, has imited what we could have been as an independent country. - from the rear cover. Chapters: 1. Discovery of Newfoundland; 2. Indigenous Peoples; 3. French Settlement 4. Treaties and Uneasy Peace 5. English Settlement; 6. Difficult Settlement; 7. Religion and Schools; 8. Merasheen Growing and Developing; 9. Variable Cod Stocks; 10. Old Time Fishing Gear & New Technology; 11. The Fishery, Boats and Species; 12. Childhood;13. Prosperous Placentia Bay Businesses; 14. Stories; 15. Experiences; 16. The Depression and Commission?of Government; 17. WWII & U.S. Base Argentia; 18.Confederation Reflections; 19. Resettlement; 20. Moratorium. With Afterwor d, Glossary and Bibliography. Very good. 22.00

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197 ERIKSSON, Pamela Life and Death of The Duchess.
Houghton Mifflin Company / The Riverside Press, Boston / Cambridge , 1959, 
ERIKSSON, Pamela. The Life and Death of The Duchess. Illustrated with Photographs. Boston : Houghton Mifflin Company / Cambridge : The Riverside Press, 1959. First American Edition. Pp [1]-247,(1), frontis + 16 pp plates. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to green panels to front board and spine. “Herzogin Cecilie — the Duchess - was one of the last great square-rigged ships, so famous that thousands of lines of print have been devoted to her. Thisbook is her epitaph, an account of her brave voyages and tragic death in s hipwreck on the English Channel coast.” - from the dj. Name ticket, else very good in edgeworn, unclipped dustjacket. 24.00

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198 EVERETT, Marshall (ed.) Wreck and Sinking of the Titanic: The Ocean's Greatest Disaster: A Graphic and Thrilling Account of the Sinking of the greatest Floating Palace ever built, carrying down to watery graves more than 1,500 souls.
L. H. Walter, 1912, 
EVERETT, Marshall (ed.). Wreck and Sinking of the Titanic: The Ocean's Greatest Disaster: A Graphic and Thrilling Account of the Sinking of the greatest Floating Palace ever built, carrying down to watery graves more than 1,500 souls. Giving Exciting Escapes from death and acts of heroism not equalled in ancient or modern times, told by The Survivors. Including History of Icebergs, the Terror of the Seas; Wireless Telegraphy and Modern Shipbuilding. Illustrated throughout with photographs and drawings made expressly forthis book. [N. pl]: (L. H. Walter, 1912). Pp [1]-320,(2), frontis. + 28 pp of plates. Illustrated with numerous drawings to text. Map. 8vo, recased i n blue cloth spine and grey paper covered boards. "But the "largest and finest steamship ever built" as she ploughed her way swiftly through the quietAtlantic, plunged against a monster iceberg which lay stretched out for mi les over the sea. Her side was ripped open,her boilers exposed to the icy waters, yet the people were not alarmed. No t until the twenty lifeboats were put off with their protesting cargoes and the decks were titled up, dangerously did the people really lose their faith. The ship went down filling the quiet night with the cries of horror of the victims plunged to their untimely death. In this book the thrilling story is set forth clearly, the facts about the ship and the voyage, the passengers, the pathetic details of the wreck, the first-hand accounts of the survivors. The whole sad story is here." -from the text. Includes list of the dead. Newly recased and with new endpapers, else very good. 75.00

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199 FALCON-BARKER, Ted, Captain 1600 Years Under the Sea. in dj.
David McKay Company, Inc., New York, 1960, 
FALCON-BARKER, Ted, Captain. 1600 Years Under the Sea . NY: David McKay Company, Inc., (1960). Pp. [10],(1)-225,[3], frontis., + 16 p. of plates. 8vo,blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Anderson 387. An account of the j oint Dutch-Yugoslavia-Cambridge University expedition to examine the remains of the ancient Illyrian city of Epidauros, now submerged off the (former)Yugoslavian port of Cavtat. Stain verso ffep, else vg in chipped, closed-t orn, price-clipped dj. 20.00

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200 FARB, Roderick M. Shipwrecks : Diving the Graveyard of the Atlantic. pbk.
Menasha Ridge Press, Birmingham, Alabama, 1992, ISBN:0897320646 
FARB, Roderick M. Shipwrecks : Diving the Graveyard of the Atlantic. Birmingham, Alabama : Menasha Ridge Press, (1992). Second Printing of Second Edition. Pp [i]-xvi,[1]-373,(1). Illustrated. Maps. Index. 8vo, illustrated blue card covers. A guide to the shipwrecks off North Carolina. This edition features a comprehensive overview of each wreck, instructions for diving from both a boat and the beach, vivid descriptions of Rod Farb's underwater adventures, masterful underwater photographs and illustrations, appendixes with information about underwater photography, charter dive services, the divers alert network, and state and federal statutes governing underwater salvage. Very good. 16.50

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