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Cruising Under Sail. 3rd pr of 2nd UK in dj. ex-lib.

By: HISCOCK, Eric C.

Price: $27.50

Publisher: Oxford University Press, 1967,:

Seller ID: 18151


HISCOCK, Eric C. Cruising Under Sail. With 250 Photographs by the Author and 80 Diagrams. Second Edition, Third Printing. L.: Oxford University Press,(1967). Pp 468. 8vo, blue cloth. Toy 3893. Ex-library, else vg in lightly worn dj. 27.50 View more info

Cruising Under Sail. 3rd pr of 1st UK no dj.

By: HISCOCK, Eric C.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Oxford, 1958,:

Seller ID: 54273


HISCOCK, Eric C. Cruising Under Sail. With 250 Photographs by the Author and 70 Diagrams. L.: Oxford University Press, (1958). Third Printing. Pp 480.Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth. Toy 3893. Hinges cracked, bookplate, else vg . 25.00 View more info

Cruising Under Sail. 6th pr of 2nd UK in dj.

By: HISCOCK, Eric C.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Oxford, 1972,:

Seller ID: 58440


HISCOCK, Eric C. Cruising Under Sail. With 250 Photographs by the Author and 80 Diagrams. Second Edition (Sixth Printing). L.: Oxford University Press, (1972). Pp 468 including frontis., + [64] pp of plates, folding diagram to rear. 8vo, blue cloth. Toy 3893. Name, else vg in edgeworn dj. 25.00 View more info

Wandering Under Sail. US book club in dj.

By: HISCOCK, Eric C.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Oxford Universty Press, New York, 1977, ISBN:0192175297:

Seller ID: 73961


HISCOCK, Eric C. Wandering Under Sail. New York: Oxford University Press, 1977. American Book Club Edition. Pp. [i]-xii,1-244. Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. "First published in 1939, ... [Wandering Under Sail] tells of [Hiscock's] adventures and mishaps as a novice single-handed yachtsman in cruises to Ireland, the west of Scotland, and Britanny, with a full account of the building of his yacht Wanderer II." - from the dj. Name tag to ffep, else vg in rubbed, nicked, clipped dj. 15.00 View more info

Sou'west in Wanderer IV. 1st UK in dj

By: HISCOCK, Eric C.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Oxford, 1974, ISBN:0192175289:

Seller ID: 79671


HISCOCK, Eric C. Sou-west in Wanderer IV. With 58 colour photographs by theauthor and his wife and 8 charts. L.: Oxford University Press, 1974. Secon d Printing. Pp 224. 8vo, blue cloth. Toy 0725. Contents : 1. A Home Afloat;2. To the West Indies and Panama; 3. Coastwise in Central America; 4. A Ye ar in Califrornia; 5. Hawaii and the South Pacific; 6. Improvements to the Steering; 7. New Zealand - A Cruise Around the South Island; 8. Heavy Weather in the Tasman Sea. Appendix: Details of Wanderer IV. Slightly cocked, some shelfwear, foxing to initial and final leaves, white specking to both bo... View more info

Atlantic Cruise in Wanderer III. First Edition in dustjacket

By: HISCOCK, Eric C.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press, London, 1973,:

Seller ID: 30667


HISCOCK, Eric C. Atlantic Cruise in Wanderer III. With 80 colour photographs by the author and his wife and 7 charts. London, New York & Toronto : Oxford University Press, 1968. First Printing. Pp (8),[ix]-xi,(1),[1]-159 + colour frontispiece + 48 p of plates. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Toy 536. Contents : 1. Biscay; 2. Iberia; 3. In the North-east Trade Wind; 4. Charter Fleet Waters; 5. Bahamas; 6. Fog; 7. Maine to Chesapeake; 8. The Inland Waterway; 9. North Atlantic. With index. Light weer to cloth, else very good in nicked, unclipped dustjacket. 25.00 View more info

Around the World in Wanderer III. 1st UK no dj

By: HISCOCK, Eric C.

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press, London, 1957,:

Seller ID: 92445


HISCOCK, Eric C. Around the World in Wanderer III. With 62 Photographs by the Author, 9 Charts and 3 Diagrams. London: Oxford University Press, (1956). First Printing. Pp 275. Illustrated. Maps. 8vo, blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Toy 428. 18 chapters including: "Panama"; "Nukuhiva and Tahiti"; "Bora-Bora to Pago Pago"; "Fiji"; "New Zealand"; "The Tasman Sea and Sydney"; "Indian Ocean Islands". With index. Light wear to spine ends, inner hinges tender, nametag, else vg. Lacking dj. 16.00 View more info

Cruising Under Sail. 6th pr of 2nd UK no dj.

By: HISCOCK, Eric C.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press, London, 1972,:

Seller ID: 85787


HISCOCK, Eric C. Cruising Under Sail. With 250 Photographs by the Author and 80 Diagrams. Second Edition (Sixth Printing). London: Oxford University Press, (1972). Pp 468 including frontis., + [64] pp of plates, folding diagram to rear. 8vo, blue cloth. Toy 3893. Light shelfwear, else very good. No dj. 20.00 View more info

Let's Go Cruising. First Edition, without dustjacket.

By: HISCOCK, Eric C.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Robert Ross & Co Ltd., London, 1946,:

Seller ID: 102460


HISCOCK, Eric C. Let's Go Cruising. London: Robert Ross & Co. Ltd., (1946).First Printing. Pp. (4),5-96. Illustrated in black and white. 8vo, blue cl oth with red lettering to front board and spine. Toy 3891. "The main objectof this book is encouragement. My own experience of seafaring is not great , but during the 15 years I have spent in little vessels of various types, I have discovered that much though there is to learn in order to become the'complete' yachtsman, most of these things are not so difficult as they ar e frequently made out to be. I hope to show by practical examples from ... View more info

Beyond the West Horizon. Second Printing in dustjacket.

By: HISCOCK, Eric C.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press, London, 1963,:

Seller ID: 103848


HISCOCK, Eric C. Beyond the West Horizon. With 46 colour photographs by theauthor and his wife, and 9 charts. London: Oxford University Press, (1963) . Second Printing. Pp. [i]-x,(2),[1]-203,(1), frontis., + 32 p. of plates. Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. The author's account of his circumnavigation aboard a 30-foot yacht. "To have sailed round the world in a 30-foot yacht is an achievement, but to have made two surch circumnavigations is probably unique: yet this is what Eric and Susan Hiscock have done. During their second voyage they varied the route as much ... View more info

Voyaging Under Sail. 3rd printing of 2nd British Edition in dustjacket

By: HISCOCK, Eric C.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press, London, 1972,:

Seller ID: 24299


HISCOCK, Eric C. Voyaging Under Sail. With 150 Photographs by the Author and 65 Diagrams. Second Edition, Third Printing. London : Oxford University Press, (1972). Pp (8),[ix]-xvi,[1]-315,(5) + colour frontispiece + many plates. 8vo, blue cloth, silver lettering to spine. With chart end-papers. Toy 3892. A companion volume to Cruising Under Sail. "The revision covers technical developments in regard to steel hulls, man-made fibres for sails and rigging, self-steering devices, auxiliary engines and electricity, refrigerators, radio, and the latest aids to navigation. Nearly half the plates ... View more info

Wandering Under Sail. Revised and Enlarged Edition in dustjacket

By: HISCOCK, Eric C.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Rolls House Publishing Co., Ltd, London , 1948,:

Seller ID: 106746


HISCOCK, Eric C. Wandering Under Sail. Illustrated. London : The Rolls House Publishing Co., Ltd., (1948). Revised and Enlarged Edition. Pp [1]-215,(1), frontispiece + 13 leaves of plates. TeXt Illustrations and Maps. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Toy 0913. “Eric Hiscock, editor of The Yachting Year and a member of the Royal Cruising Club, has achieved considerable distinction for his single-handed cruises. In this book he tells of his adventures as a beginner, of the designing and building of his yacht Wanderer II, and of many experiences he has had in her and in three other wel... View more info

Voyaging Under Sail. 5th printing of 2nd British Edition in dustjacket

By: HISCOCK, Eric C.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press, Oxford, 1977,:

Seller ID: 113587


HISCOCK, Eric C. Voyaging Under Sail. With 150 Photographs by the Author and 65 Diagrams. Second Edition (Fifth Printing). (Oxford) : Oxford University Press, (1977). Pp (8),[ix]-xvi,[1]-315,(5) + colour frontispiece + many plates. 8vo, blue cloth, silver lettering to spine. With chart end-papers. Toy 3892. A companion volume to Cruising Under Sail. "The revision covers technical developments in regard to steel hulls, man-made fibres for sails and rigging, self-steering devices, auxiliary engines and electricity, refrigerators, radio, and the latest aids to navigation. Nearly half the plat... View more info

Yachting Year, Volume II, 1947-1948. in dustjacket.

By: HISCOCK, Eric C., ed.

Price: $80.00

Publisher: Eric C. Hiscock / Rolls House Publishing, Yarmouth, Isle of Wight and London, 1974,:

Seller ID: 102469


HISCOCK, Eric C., (ed.). The Yachting Year, Volume II: 1947-8. Edited by Eric C. Hiscock. Yarmouth, Isle of Wight and London: Eric C. Hiscock, (1947).Sole Distributors: The Rolls House Publishing Co., Ltd. Pp. (4),5-206,i-xv iii. Illustrasted in black and white. Large 8vo, blue cloth with gilt lettering to front board and spine. Toy 75. "The great success of the first volume proved this annual publication to be the outstanding yachting book of the year. Every effort, however, has been made to make the second volume better still. It contains more pages, over 100 exclusive photographic illus... View more info

Wind Calls the Tune: The Eventful Voyage of the Nova Espero. in dj.

By: SMITH, Stanley VIOLET, Charles. HISCOCK, Eric C., introd

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Van Nostrand, New York, 1952,:

Seller ID: 28758


SMITH, Stanley and Charles VIOLET. The Wind Calls the Tune: The Eventful Voyage of the "Nova Espero . With an introduction by Eric C. Hiscock. New York: D. Van Nostrand, (1952). Pp. (6),[7]-189,(3). Frontis. 8vo, grey cloth. Toy 0598. "At the New York Motor Boat Show of 1952 was a tiny, battered, twenty-foot yawl. It hardly seemed big enough to cross such waters as Long Island Sound or San Francisco Bay. But that little vessel was sailed from London to New York by two young Englishmen, and the thrilling story of how they accomplished this amazing feat of seamanship is told in this book... View more info