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Landfall at Sunset : The life of a Contented Sailor. signed in dj.

By: BONE, David

Price: $70.00

Publisher: Gerald Duckworth & Co., London, 1955,:

Seller ID: 28176


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 ... View more info

Queerfella. First Edition in dustjacket

By: BONE, David

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Duckworth, London, 1952,:

Seller ID: 14869


BONE, David W. The Queerfella. London : Gerald Duckworth & Co., (1952). First Printing. Pp (6),7-288. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Smith & Weller, Sea Fiction Guide 273. The Queerfella is Sir David Bone's first full-length novel. "In the early years of this century the full-rigged ship Bryn Gower, one of the last sailing ships in British registry, makes a voyage from Liverpool to Calcutta with a cargo of steel rails, and homeward to Dundee, laden with jute. Hero of the story—the Queerfella himself—is a young seaman, Duncan Stirrat, who joins the ship roaring drunk at Garst... View more info

Landfall at Sunset : The Life of a Contented Sailor. First Edition in dustjacket,

By: BONE, David

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Gerald Duckworth & Co., London, 1955,:

Seller ID: 104615


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), portrait frontispiece + 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 ofa radar screen in the powerheated wheelhouse of a great ocean liner. The a uthor communicates his wonder at the astounding years of sea change in ... View more info

Merchantmen-at-Arms : The British Merchants' Service in the War. First Edition

By: BONE, David W. BONE, Muirhead

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Chatto & Windus, London, 1919,:

Seller ID: 17047


BONE, David W. Merchantmen-at-Arms : The British Merchants' Service in the War. Drawings by Muirhead Bone. London : Chatto & Windus, 1919. First Edition. Pp 259. Illustrated. 4to, blue cloth. Contents : The Merchants' Service; Our Relations with the Navy; The Longshore View; Connection with the State; Manning; The Coastal Services; The Price o' Fish; The Rate of Exchange; Independent Sailings; Battledore and Shuttlecock; On Signals and Wireless; Transport Services; The Salvage Section; On Camouflage - and Ship's Names; Flags and Brotherhood of the Sea; The Convoy System; Outward Bound; Rendezv... View more info

Merchantman Rearmed. UK in dj, inscribed

By: BONE, David W. BONE, Muirhead

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Chatto & Windus, London, 1949,:

Seller ID: 95796


BONE, David W. Merchantman Rearmed. With drawings by Muirhead Bone. London : Chatto & Windus, 1949. First Printing. Pp 332, including frontispiece andplates. Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth with gilt lettered navy blue title bl ock to spine. Law 1376. Contents : 1918-1939; Everything for the Ballroom; Envelope 'Z'; Ship's Husband; Sailing Orders; The Magnetic Caul; Continental Export; Binoculars; Seavacuees, and Blood for Britain; Troop Convoy; Movement Exodus; Paper Salvage; Manning a Sea Ghost; Confirmed Invalid; Circassia; One Shilling a Month; Sealed Orders; Operation Torch; Storm and Moonlig... View more info

Lookoutman. First American Edition.

By: BONE, David W. RODMELL, H. Hudson.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Harcourt, Brace & Company, New York, 1923,:

Seller ID: 22349


BONE, David W. The Lookoutman. Illustrated by H. Hudson Rodmell. New York: Harcourt, Brace & Company, (1923). First American Printing. Pp. (12),13-220,(4), colour frontispiece, + 3 leaves of colour plates. With more black andwhite illustrations to text. 8vo, navy blue cloth with gilt lettering to f ront board and spine. A delightful memento from the Golden Age of transatlantic steamship service. The author introduces the reader to typical Atlantic vessel types from the point of view of the seamen who served in them. Illustrations range from the coloured frotispiece depicting a Cunard four-stac... View more info

Merchantmen-at-Arms : The British Merchants' Service in the War.

By: BONE, David W. TOMLINSON, H.M., intro. BONE, Muirhead

Price: $40.00

Publisher: E.P. Dutton and Company, New York, 1929,:

Seller ID: 98566


BONE, David W. Merchantmen-at-Arms : The British Merchants' Service in the War. With drawings by Muirhead Bone and an introduction by H.M. Tomlinson. New York: E.P. Dutton and Company, (1929). Second Edition, revised. Pp. (6),vii-xxii,(2),3-311,(3), frontispiece, + 15 leaves of plates. Illustrated in black and white. 8vo, green cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Contents : Part I: 1. The Merchants' Service. Our Foundation - The Structure; 2. OurRelations with the Navy. Joining Forces - At Sea - Our War Staff; 3. The L ongshore View; 4. Connexion with the State. Trinity House, Our Alma Mater -... View more info

Perspectives of Saskatchewan. in dj.

By: PORTER, Jene M., ed. SMITH, David E., intro. BONE, Robert M. STABLER, Jack C.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: University of Manitoba Press, Winnipeg, 2009, ISBN:9780887551833:

Seller ID: 89203


PORTER, Jene M., ed. Perspectives of Saskatchewan. Edited [with a preface] by Jene M. Porter. [Introduction by David E. Smith]. (Winnipeg): Universityof Manitoba Press, (2009). Pp. (8),[ix]-xiv,[1]-377,(9), + 12 p. of colour plates. Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth with silver lettering to spine. Conte nts: 1. Peter S. Li's "People of the Land: Population Change in Saskatchewan"; 2. Robert M. Bone's "Saskatchewan's Forgotten North: 1905 to 2005"; 3. Smith's "Saskatchewan: A Distinct Political Culture"; 4. Bill Waiser's "TheMyth of Multiculturalism in Early Saskatchewan&... View more info