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Shipwrecks in Paradise : An Informal Marine History of the Hawaiian Islands. 1st in dj.

By: GIBBS, Jim

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Superior Publishing Company, Seattle, WA, 1977, ISBN:0875642195:

Seller ID: 35447


GIBBS, Jim. Shipwrecks in Paradise : An Informal Marine History of the Hawaiian Islands. (Seattle, WA): Superior Publishing Company, (1977). First Edition. Pp (6),7-183,(1). Double column. Large 8vo, blue cloth. A well-illustrated, though perhaps poorly titled, anecdotal account of some of the more stirring marine incidents to occur in waters adjacent to the Hawaiian islands, from age of sail shipwrecks to the Glomar Explorer's salvage of a Russian nuclear submarine in 1972. Chapters : 1. Born of the Sea; 2. The Early Shipwrecks; 3. Treachery; 4. Pirates and Buccaneers; 5. Come the Whaleships ... View more info

West Coast Windjammers. 1st Bonanza pr in dj

By: GIBBS, Jim

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Bonanza Books, New York, 1968,:

Seller ID: 21277


GIBBS, Jim. West Coast Windjammers In Story and Pictures. New York: BonanzaBooks, (1968). First Bonanza Printing. (2),3-[192]. Illustrated. 4to, yell ow cloth spine, green boards. "Does anyone doubt the important place the little wooden schooners and four-masters from Europe and the East Coast held in the settlement and building of the West? The early settlers in California, Oregon and Washington came around the Horn and sailed north from San Francisco. Lumber for homes and industry went south by sea from the Northwest.And with nothing to guide them but the wind, compass, sextant, stars an... View more info

Disaster Log of Ships. 4th Bonanza pr in dustjacket

By: GIBBS, Jim

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Bonanza, New York, 1971,:

Seller ID: 16755


GIBBS, Jim. Disaster Log of Ships. New York : Bonanza Books, (copyright 1971). Fourth Bonanza Printing. Pp 176. Illustrated. 4to, red cloth spine. SeeMoore & Purcell, Pacific Northwest Americana 1949-1974 S249.. A pictorial account of shipwrecks, California to Alaska, with individual chapters on California, Oregon, Washington, British Columbia, and Alaska. Very good in dustjacket. 35.00 View more info

Peril at Sea : A Photographic Study of Shipwrecks in the Pacific.

By: GIBBS, Jim

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Schiffer Publishing, West Chester, PA, 1986, ISBN:00887400663:

Seller ID: 90061


GIBBS, “Shipwreck Jim.” Peril at Sea : A Photographic Study of Shipwrecks in the Pacific. West Chester, PA : Schiffer Publishing Ltd., (1986). Pp [i]-viii,9-224. Illustrated. Index. Double Column. 4to, illustrated red card covers. Contents : Breakers Dead Ahead. 2. Tombstone Coast. 3. Washington Shipwrecks. 4. Oregon Shipwrecks. 5. California Shipwrecks. 6. Alaska Shipwrecks. 7. British Columbia Shipwrecks. Penned name, else very good. 15.00 View more info