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21 BALLARD, Robert D. National Geographic 172:4 Epilogue for Titanic
National Geographic, 1987, 
BALLARD, Robert D. "Epilogue for Titanic." An article in the National Geographic Magazine, Vol.172, No.4, October 1987. Pp 454463 including large folding mosaic. Illustrated. Vg-fine. 5.00

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22 BALLARD, Robert D. National Geographic 185:4 BLAIR, Jonathan Riddle of the Lusitania
National Geographic, 1994, 
BALLARD, Robert D. "Riddle of the Lusitania." An article in The National Geographic Magazine, Volume 185, No.4, April 1994. Pp 68-85. Illustrated withcolour photographs and a map. Vg. for the complete issue 5.00

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23 BANNERMAN, Gary Cruise Ships. in dj
Collins, Toronto, 1982, ISBN:0002168375 
BANNERMAN, Gary. Cruise Ships : The Inside Story. Toronto: Collins, (1982).Pp 256. Illustrated. 8vo, white cloth. Bannerman is a native of Sydney, No va Scotia. Contents : The Duty and the Majesty; The Fleet; The Floating Palace; Captains and Lesser Nobility; The Nobles of the Floating Palace; The Palace Guards; The Resident Merchants; The Cargo: 80 Tons of People; Anatomyof a Cruise Ship: One Vessel on One Day; The Love Boat: The Show and the S hips; Current Developments; Pumping the Bilge: Data and Anecdotes; The Saltiest Passengers: Freighter Travellers; Planning and Enjoying Your Cruise; The Ships of the World. Vg in nicked dj. 25.00

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24 BARJOT, Pierre and Jean SAVANT SAVANT, Jean History of the World's Shipping. 1st UK in dj.
Ian Allan, Shepperton, 1965, 
BARJOT, Pierre, & Jean SAVANT. History of the World's Shipping. [Shepperton]: Ian Allan, (1965). First Edition. Thick square 4to, cloth. Vg in chippeddj. 35.00

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25 BATHE, Basil W. Seven Centuries of Sea Travel. US in dj.
Tudor Publishing, New York, 1973, ISBN:0814805620 
BATHE, Basil W. Seven Centuries of Sea Travel: From the Crusaders to the Cruises. New York: Tudor Publishing Company, (1973). Pp. (8),9-298,(2). Illustrated. Double column. 4to, blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Contents: 1. The Middle Ages: From Knorr to Galleon; 2. Passengers, Pirates and Privateers; 3. From Slave Ship to Clipper Ship; 4. Perils of the Sea; 5. Emigration under Sail; 6. Steam Challenges Sail; 7. Steam and Sail in the 1870s; 8. The Development of the Steamship, 1884 to 1914; 9. Between the Wars: Atlantic Liners and Cruise Ships; 10. The Normandie and the Queen Mary: Rival Super-liners in the Atlantic; 11. The Modern Passenger Ship. Vg in dj. Due to this volume's excess weight, extra shipping charges will likely be necessary to cover the cost of postage. 40.00

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26 BATHURST, Norm. Misadventures of Mercator One.
Norm Bathurst Productions Ltd., 1978, 
BATHURST, Norm. The Misadventures of Mercator One. Photos by Mercator crew and Norm Bathurst. Cartoons drawn by Doug Scott. N.pl.: Norm Bathurst Productions Ltd., May 1978. First Edition. Pp (40). Illustrated. Oblong small 8vo, illustrated red stapled card covers. A humourous photo and cartoon book about the Mercator One. “Regina Maris, 5813 GRT, Loa 118m, 276 passengers :Lubeck Line's Regina Maris was built in 1966 especially for cruising in re mote areas. She quickly established a very high reputation for her cruises in Northern Europe. In 1976 she was sold to a Canadian firm and renamed Mercator One, but spent most of her time in lay up. Deilmann bought her in 1979 and she became the Frankfurt One. After a refit she was renamed back to Regina Maris. Deilmann operated her for several years as a cruise ship before the advent of newer vessels such as Berlin and later Deutschland. She wassuddenly sold to shipping tycoon Latsis and renamed Alexander in 1984. Lat sis converted her to a private yacht (only 12 passengers....) and invited the Saudi Royal Family, Prince Charles and Lady Di, President Bush Sr. to sail in her. She is currently on the yacht charter market.” from CruiseShipOdyssey's website. A nice, tight, bright copy. 25.00

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27 BEAUMONT, J.C.H. Ships -- and People. 1st UK.
Geoffrey Bles, London, 0, 
BEAUMONT, J.C.H. Ships -- and People. London: Geoffrey Bles, [n.d. - ca. 1920s]. First UK Printing. Pp. [i]-ix,(1),11-298,(2), port. frontis., + 11 p.of plates. Illustrated. 8vo, maroon cloth with pressed lettering to front and gilt lettering to spine. The memoirs of a surgeon aboard some of the most prominent vessels of the White Star Line, including the Baltic and the Majestic. This volume chronicles not only his time spent aboard the greatestships to sail the seas in the early part of the twentieth century, but als o his interactions with the people who served and travelled aboard them, insickness and in health. Contents: 1. The Beginnings; 2. London to New Zeal and; 3. Settling Down; 4. On the North Atlantic; 5. With Barnum and Bailey's Circus on the Atlantic; 6. With the White Star Line; 7. Boston and the Mediterranean; 8. Ships' Crews; 9. Third-class Passengers; 10. Second-class Passengers; 11. First-class Passengers; 12. Prohibition; 13. Sea-sickness; 14. During the War; 15. Behaviour and Manners on Shipboard; 16. Folks I HaveMet; 17. Opera and Stage Stars; 18. Sports and Sportsmen; 19. The Hebrew o n Shipboard; 20. The R.M.S. Majestic. Hinges tender, slight spine roll, spine sunned, half-inch diameter chip to middle of spine, faint soiling to boards (particularly the rear board), frontispiece nearly detached, else vg. 150.00

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28 BESSELL, Georg. Norddeutscher Lloyd 1857-1957. IN DJ.
Norddeutscher Lloyd, Bremen, 1957, 
BESSELL, Georg. Norddeutscher Lloyd 1857-1957: Geschichte einer bremischen Reederei. (Bremen: Norddeutscher Lloyd, 1957). First Edition. Pp 234, including plates. Small 4to, blue cloth. illustrated in color. Text in German. Faint spotting to boards, else vg in nicked dj. 25.00

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29 BIEL, Steven Down With the Old Canoe : A Cultural History of the Titanic Disaster. 1st Norton pb.
Norton & Company, New York, 1997, ISBN:0393316769 
BIEL, Steven. Down With the Old Canoe : A Cultural History of the Titanic Disaster. New York: Norton & Company, (1997). First Norton Paperback. Pp. (12),3-300,(2), including 16 pp of photographs, illustrations and facsimilies. 8vo, ill. black card covers. "Everyone found moral and cultural lessons in the sinking of the Titanic -- suffragists and their opponents; radicals, reformers, and capitalists; critics of technology and modern life; racists and xenophobes and champions of racial and ethnic equality; editorial writers and folk singers, preachers and poets. Like today's sensational news stories, symbolizing very differnt things to different people, the Titanic hasbecome an emblematic tale -- one that continues its grip on the public ima gination to this day." - from the rear cover. Contents: Foreword: Nature Jeers at Our Folly; 1. April 1912; 2. The Rule of the Sea and Land; 3. Mammon; Interword: A Noble Structure of Enduring Stone; 4. Unknown and Unsung; 5.A Night to Remember; 6. Enthusiasts; 7. Mission to Destiny; Afterword: Rea rranging Deck Chairs. Very good. 12.50

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30 BIEL, Steven Down With the Old Canoe : A Cultural History of the Titanic Disaster. 3rd pbk.
Norton & Company, New York, 1997, ISBN:0393316769 
BIEL, Steven. Down With the Old Canoe : A Cultural History of the Titanic Disaster. New York: Norton & Company, (1997). Third Norton Paperback. Pp. (6),vii,(5),3-300,(2), including 16 pp of photographs, illustrations and facsimilies. 8vo, ill. black card covers. "Everyone found moral and cultural lessons in the sinking of the Titanic -- suffragists and their opponents; radicals, reformers, and capitalists; critics of technology and modern life; racists and xenophobes and champions of racial and ethnic equality; editorial writers and folk singers, preachers and poets. Like today's sensational news stories, symbolizing very differnt things to different people, the Titanic has become an emblematic tale -- one that continues its grip on the public imagination to this day." - from the rear cover. Contents: Foreword: Nature Jeers at Our Folly; 1. April 1912; 2. The Rule of the Sea and Land; 3.Mammon; Interword: A Noble Structure of Enduring Stone; 4. Unknown and Uns ung; 5. A Night to Remember; 6. Enthusiasts; 7. Mission to Destiny; Afterword: Rearranging Deck Chairs. Vg. 10.00

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31 BIEL, Steven Down With the Old Canoe. 4th pbk.
Norton & Company, 1997, ISBN:0393316769 
BIEL, Steven. Down With the Old Canoe : A Cultural History of the Titanic Disaster. NY: Norton & Company, (1997). Fourth Norton Paperback. Pp 300, including 16 pp of photographs, illustrations and facsimilies. 8vo, ill. blackcard covers. "Everyone found moral and cultural lessons in the sinking of the Titanic -- suffragists and their opponents; radicals, reformers, and capitalists; critics of technology and modern life; racists and xenophobes and champions of racial and ethnic equality; editorial writers and folk singers, preachers and poets. Like today's sensational news stories, symbolizingvery differnt things to different people, the Titanic has become an emblem atic tale -- one that continues its grip on the public imagination to this day." - from the rear cover. Contents: Foreword: Nature Jeers at Our Folly;1. April 1912; 2. The Rule of the Sea and Land; 3. Mammon; Interword: A No ble Structure of Enduring Stone; 4. Unknown and Unsung; 5. A Night to Remember; 6. Enthusiasts; 7. Mission to Destiny; Afterword: Rearranging Deck Chairs. Vg. 10.00

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32 BISSET, J. G. P. Ship Ahoy : Nautical Notes for Ocean Travellers. Signed copy
1929, 
BISSET, J. G. P., Commander. Ship Ahoy : Nautical Notes for Ocean Travellers. [N. pl.: n. pub., 1929?]. Pp (4),[5]-120. Illustrated with port. frontis., technical drawings to text + 1 folding celestial chart + [3] pp of folding maps to rear. 8vo, illustrated tan cloth. In this book the author renders an excellent effort to familiarize ocean going passengers with nautical terms and shipboard practices: "to try to give them an explanation of some of the every-day sights, sounds, gadgets and occurrences that they will be constantly seeing and hearing round the decks of a modern liner on a voyage across the ocean."-from the Foreword. Sections: longer sections include Icebergs (pp.11-19); The Sounding Machine (pp.23-26); Lifeboats (pp.37-40); Lifebuoys (pp.41-45); Ocean Waves (pp.55-58);The Gyro Compass (pp.69-74); TheBanks of Newfoundland (pp.91-92); A Glossary of Nautical Terms and Phrases (pp.99-105). Edgeworn, lower board dented, bumping to extremities, foxing to endpapers and maps, ow vg. Presentation copy signed by author. 60.00

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33 BISSET, James, Sir STEPHENSEN, P.R. Tramps and Ladies : My Early Years in Steamers. First British Edition.
Angus and Robertson, London, 1960, 
BISSET, James, Sir. Tramps and Ladies : My Early Years in Steamers. Writtenin collaboration with P.R. Stephensen. (London) : Angus and Robertson, (19 60). First British Edition. Pp [i]-xvi,1-315,(1), frontis + 14 pp plates. Endpaper Maps. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering and anchor to spine. Sir James Bisset was Commander of the Legion of Merit (U.S.A.), Commodore of the Cunard White Star Line, and Wartime Captain of the Quieen Mary and Queen Elizabeth. “This is the second of an intended set of three volumes, describing nautical life as I enjoyed it in fifty years of seagoing. [...] My recollections, though restricted in their scope to personal experiences, include documentary descriptions of that transition from sail to steam, and onwards to the competitive development of the gigantic transatlantic liners.” (from the Preface). Cocked, light spotting to cloth, penned name, black marker tofront endpaper, else very good. 25.00

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34 BOAS, William S. & Co.) Canada : Post-War Possibilities
William S. Boas, 1948, 
(BOAS, William S. & Co.). Canada : Post-War Possibilities. 1948 Edition. Montreal : William S. Boas & Company, (1948). Pp 511. Illustrated. 4to, blue cloth. Of nautical interest : Canadian Shipping Industry (pp.290-291); Canada Steamship Lines Limited (pp.292-293); Cunard Donaldson Limited (p.294); Swedish American Line (p.295); Montreal Shipping Company Limited (pp.296-297); March Shipping Agency Limited (p.298); Constantine Line (p.299); Elder Dempster Lines (Canada) LImited (p.300); McLean Kennedy Limited (p.301); Furness, Withy & Company Limited (p.302); Sarnia Steamships Limited and Colonial Steamships Limited (p.303); Canadian Shipbuilding & Engineering Ltd. (p.323); Saint John Dry Dock Co. Ltd. (p.324); Halifax Shipyards Limited (p.325); Port Weller Dry Docks Limited (p.326). Rubbed cloth, else vg. 50.00

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35 BOER, Tanja de, et al BOSTERS, Cassandra. HEER, Ed de. KOUSBROEK, Rudy. Schip & Affiche. pb.
Maritiem Museum Prins Hendrik, 1987, ISBN:9063221290 
BOER, Tanja de, et al. Schip & Affiche : Hondered jaar Rederijreclame in Nederland. Tanja de Boer, Cassandra Bosters, Ed de Heer, Rudy Kousbroek, Wilmy Oosterwijk, Pim Reinders. (Rotterdam): Maritiem Museum Prins Hendrik, (1987). Pp (5),6-183,(1). Large 8vo, ill. card covers. Essays examining the popular culture of nineteenth and twentieth century ocean travel, chiefly through the advertising posters of liner companies which are related to both popular and high art of the period. In Dutch. Vg. 80.00

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Lakonia.  in dj. , BOND, Geoffrey
36 BOND, Geoffrey Lakonia. in dj.
Oldbourne, London, 1966, 
BOND, Geoffrey. Lakonia. L: Oldbourne, (1966). Pp 199, frontis., 4 pp plates. 8vo, blue cloth. A full account of the loss of the liner Lakonia to firein the Solent during a Christmas Cruise in 1963. Based chiefly on survivor reports and on the records of the Greek Line, to which the author had priv ileged access. Vg in rubbed dj. 75.00

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37 BOND, Geoffrey Lancastria. 1st UK, in dj
Oldbourne, London, 1959, 
BOND, Geoffrey. Lancastria. London: Oldbourne, (1959). First UK Edition. Pp. (8),9-256. Illustrated with 8 pages of black and white plates. 8vo, blue cloth cover with gold lettering to spine. Law 0144. "It was Monday, June 17th, 1940. Along the French coast a bewildered, battered army had crowded the beaches and filled the little ports, waiting to be picked up and taken back across the Channel. Lying off St. Nazaire was the liner Lancastria, 16,000 tons of elegance and steel, in which more than four thousand men, packedinto every available inch of space, could be carried to safety. Between se ven and eight that morning the first boats began to ferry their human cargoes out to the liner: airmen, pioneers, infantrymen, engineers, gunners; even 38 civilians. Around the Lancastria a group of ships was lying, all too vulnerable in those shallow waters. The Oronsay had already been hit. Then, about four o'clock in the afternoon - 'at eight bells, at the end of the afternoon watch' - the Lancastria was struck by bombs, and turned over and sank..." - from the inside cover page. Vg in rubbed and lightly soiled (but untorn) dj. Very scarce 150.00

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38 BOND, Geoffrey Lancastria. 1st UK, no dj
Oldbourne, London, 1959, 
BOND, Geoffrey. Lancastria. London: Oldbourne, (1959). First UK Edition. Pp. (8),9-256. Illustrated with 8 pages of black and white plates. 8vo, blue cloth cover with gold lettering to spine. Law 0144. "It was Monday, June 17th, 1940. Along the French coast a bewildered, battered army had crowded the beaches and filled the little ports, waiting to be picked up and taken back across the Channel. Lying off St. Nazaire was the liner Lancastria, 16,000 tons of elegance and steel, in which more than four thousand men, packedinto every available inch of space, could be carried to safety. Between se ven and eight that morning the first boats began to ferry their human cargoes out to the liner: airmen, pioneers, infantrymen, engineers, gunners; even 38 civilians. Around the Lancastria a group of ships was lying, all too vulnerable in those shallow waters. The Oronsay had already been hit. Then, about four o'clock in the afternoon - 'at eight bells, at the end of the afternoon watch' - the Lancastria was struck by bombs, and turned over and sank..." - from the inside cover page. Spine sunned, soiling to rear cover, small mark to front cover, crease to rear cover, corners turned in, else vg.Very scarce 75.00

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39 BOND, Geoffrey Lancastria. 1st UK, no dj.
Oldbourne, London, 1959, 
BOND, Geoffrey. Lancastria. London: Oldbourne, (1959). First UK Edition. Pp. (8),9-256. Illustrated with 8 pages of black and white plates. 8vo, blue cloth cover with gold lettering to spine. Law 0144. "It was Monday, June 17th, 1940. Along the French coast a bewildered, battered army had crowded the beaches and filled the little ports, waiting to be picked up and taken back across the Channel. Lying off St. Nazaire was the liner Lancastria, 16,000 tons of elegance and steel, in which more than four thousand men, packedinto every available inch of space, could be carried to safety. Between se ven and eight that morning the first boats began to ferry their human cargoes out to the liner: airmen, pioneers, infantrymen, engineers, gunners; even 38 civilians. Around the Lancastria a group of ships was lying, all too vulnerable in those shallow waters. The Oronsay had already been hit. Then, about four o'clock in the afternoon - 'at eight bells, at the end of the afternoon watch' - the Lancastria was struck by bombs, and turned over and sank..." - from the inside cover page. Very minor bumping to spine ends, front panel of dust jacket pasted to ffep, stamp to front pastedown, else a nice tight copy. Very scarce. 85.00

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40 BONE, David Landfall at Sunset : The life of a Contented Sailor. signed in dj.
Gerald Duckworth & Co., London, 1955, 
BONE, David. Landfall at Sunset : The life of a Contented Sailor. London: Gerald Duckworth & Co., (1955). First Printing. Pp. [i]-ix,(3),13-222,(2), port. frontis., + 14 p. of plates. Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. "In his youth as a brassbounder apprentice he scrambled aloft to fist frozen canvas in a blinding gale off Cape Horn; fifty years later, seamanship meant twirling with his fingertips the magic knobs of a radar screen in the powerheated wheelhouse of a great ocean liner. The author communicates his wonder at the astounding years of sea change in which he served; he comments entertainingly on the many seamen of all nations he has known; paints a delightful picture of the Glasgow of his youth; and tells with genuine humility his own story of the many breathtaking adventures in whicdh he was called to take part, in war and peace." - from the dj. Bone was a long-serving official on the Anchor Line, until he retired in 1946. Previous owner's inscription, else vg in nicked, chipped, price-clipped dj. Signed without inscription by Bone on the title page. 70.00

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