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Straits of Malacca : International Co-operation, Funding & Navigational Safety. First edition in dustjacket

By: AHMAD, Hamzah (ed.) GOLD, Edgar

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Pelanduk Publications / Maritime Institute of Malaysia, Malaysia, 1997, ISBN:9679785769:

Seller ID: 101052


AHMAD, Hamzah (ed.). The Straits of Malacca : International Co-operation, Funding & Navigational Safety. (Malaysia) : Pelanduk Publications in association with Maritime Institute of Malasyia, (1997). First Edition. Pp (12),3-359,(3). Index. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to front board and spine. Contents : Part One - The Straits of Malacca. 1. The Straits of Malacca: A Profile. 2. Regional Co-operation and the Straits of Malacca (by Wan Awang bin Wan Yaacob). 3. The Straits of Malacca in the Malaysian Economy (by G. Naidu). 4. An Overview of Pollution Issues in the Straits of Malacca (by Kir... View more info

Dockland : An Illustrated Historical Survey of Life and Work in East London. Fourth Printing

By: AL NAIB, S.K., (ed.)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: North East London Polytechnic, London, 1989, ISBN:0901987808:

Seller ID: 101096


AL NAIB, S.K., (ed.). Dockland : An Illustrated Historical Survey of Life and Work in East London. "Published by North East London Polytechnic in conjunction with the Greater London Council", (March 1989). Fourth Printing. Pp(6),7-304. Illustrated. Maps. Double Column. 4to, illustrated blue and bla ck card covers. "London's Docks have flourished as a commercial enterprise for nearly two centuries. This highly illustrated volume, which brings together the experiences of lightermen and industrial archaeologists, dockers and civil engineers, paints a vivid portrait of life and work in... View more info

Shipbuilding History 1750-1932. no dj.

By: ALEXANDER STEPHEN & SONS)

Price: $220.00

Publisher: Ed. J. Burrow & Co., 1932,:

Seller ID: 31385


(ALEXANDER STEPHEN & SONS). A Shipbuilding History 1750-1932: A Record of the Business founded, about 1750, by Alexander Stephen at Burghead, and subsequently carried on at Aberdeen, Arbroath, Dundee and Glasgow. L: Printed for Alexander Stephen & Sons Limited by Ed. J. Burrow & Co. Ltd., 1932. Pp 212 + advertising. Illustrated. Large 8vo, blue cloth. A corporate history of the famous Linthouse firm, whose rise parallels that of the British shipbuilding industry itself: Founded in the age of sail (they built Scott's famous Terra Nova), they developed the ability to build fine steel-... View more info

Sea Captains and their Ships. 1st UK in dj

By: ALLEN, Kenneth WOOD, Peter M.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Odhams Books, 1965,:

Seller ID: 21977


ALLEN, Kenneth. Sea Captains and their Ships. Illustrated by Peter M. Wood. L.: Odhams Books, (1965). First Printing. Pp 160. 8vo, blue cloth. A book for juvenile readers about famous Captains and their ships. Included are Christopher Columbus and the Santa Maria, Grenville and the Revenge, Blake and the George, Anson and the Centurion, Bligh and the Bounty, Nelson and the Victory, Broke and the Shannon, Salmond and the Birkenhead, Tryon and the Victoria, Sturdee and the Invincible, Harwood and the Ajax, Vian and the Cossack, Kennedy and the PT 109, Kerans and the Amethyst. Gift inscription, e... View more info

Murder on the Atlantic. uncorrected proof. card covers

By: ALLEN, Steve

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Kensington Books, 1995,:

Seller ID: 18859


ALLEN, Steve. Murder on the Atlantic. (N.Y.) : Kensington Books, (1995). Uncorrected Proof. Pp 244. 8vo, blue card covers. A mystery novel set aboard the liner Atlantis. Vg. 25.00 View more info

Principles of Navigation. Second Impression in dustjacket.

By: ANDERSON, E.W. SADLER, D.H., foreword.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Hollis & Carter, London, 1971, ISBN:037000311x:

Seller ID: 26985


ANDERSON, E.W. The Principles of Navigation. Foreword by D.H. Sadler. London: Hollis & Carter, (1971). Second Impression. Pp. (6),[vii]-xiv,(2),[1]-653,(3). Illustrated. Index and bibliographies. 8vo, blue cloth. Toy 2681. A rigorous overview that considers navigation in the context of new electronic instrumentation. Written for sailors, airmen, and engineers, the text nevertheless honours the antiquity of the art, as its dedication suggests: "Tothe Manx Shearwater that, taken from its nest off the coast of Wales and c arried three thousand miles across the Atlantic to Boston, was back in ... View more info

Vanishing Village : A Danish Maritime Community. First Edition in dustjacket.

By: ANDERSON, Robert T. and Barbara Gallatin ANDERSON ANDERSON, Barbara Gallatin American Ethnological Society)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: University of Washington Press, Seattle, 1964,:

Seller ID: 59349


ANDERSON, Robert T. and Barbara Gallatin ANDERSON. The Vanishing Village : A Danish Maritime Community. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 1964.Pp. (6),vii-xii,(2),3-148 + 2 p. of plates. 8vo, red cloth. An American Et hnological Society book. An anthropological examination of the transformation of the Danish fishing port of Dragor, starting at the end of the nineteenth century, froma small maritime community into an urban annex of Copenhagen, and the changes to the lives and cultures of the people living in Dragor as a result of this profound change. Contents: 1. Region and Nation: Amag... View more info

Sailing-Ship : Six Thousand Years of History. Bonanza edition. US in dj

By: ANDERSON, Romola and R.C.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Bonanza Books, New York, 1963,:

Seller ID: 14788


ANDERSON, Romola and R.C. The Sailing-Ship : Six Thousand Years of History.N.Y.: Bonanza Books, (1963). Pp 221. Illustrated. 8vo, grey cloth. Chapter s : 1. Egypt and Crete (4000-1000 B.C.); 2. Phoenicia, Greece, and Rome (1000 B.C.-A.D. 400); 3. Northern Ships Before the Romans; 4. The Days of the Double-Ended Ship (A.D. 200-1200); 5. The One-Masted Ship in Her Prime (A.D. 1200-1400); 6. Southern Ships in the Middle Ages (A.D. 400-1400); 7. The Rise of the Full-Rigged Ship (A.D. 1400-1600); 8. The Seventeenth Century; 9. The Ship of the Line and Her Satellites (A.D. 1700-1840); 10. The Last D... View more info

Keri. card covers

By: ANDREWS, Jan

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Groundwood Book / Douglas & McIntyre, 1996,:

Seller ID: 22879


ANDREWS, Jan. Keri. Tor.: Groundwood Book / Douglas & McIntyre, (1996). Pp (4),5-94,(2). Sm 8vo, card covers. A children's story set in Newfoundland about a little girl and a beached whale. Fine. 5.00 View more info

Observations of Foxes, Alopex lagopus and Vulpes vulpes, and Wolves

By: ANDRIASHEK, Dennis, Henk P.L. KILIAAN and Mitchell Canadian Field-Naturalist 099:01 KILIAAN, Henk P. TAYLOR, Mitchell K.

Price: $7.50

Publisher: 1985,:

Seller ID: 20843


ANDRIASHEL, Dennis, Henk P. KILIAAN and Mitchell K. TAYLOR. "Observations of Foxes, Alopex lagopus and Vulpes vulpes, and Wolves, Canis lupus, on the Off-Shore Sea Ice of Northern Labrador". An article in The Canadian Field-Naturalist, Vol.99, No.1, January-March 1985, pp.86-89, map. Double column. 8vo, card covers. Of Nova Scotia interest, the note "Additional Records of the Brook Stickleback, Culaea inconstans, from Nova Scotia" by John Gilhen and Edward Claridge. Vg-fine. For the issue 7.50 View more info

Stories of the Sea. in dj

By: Anthology)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Blackie, 1940,:

Seller ID: 23543


(Anthology). Stories of the Sea. L.: Blackie, n.d. [ca. 1940]. Pp 256, with frontispiece. 8vo, orange cloth. Contents: Adventures of Pietro Quirini, A Venetian (1431); Sufferings and Escapes of Bontekoé (1618); Wreck of the Dutch Ship Hawk, and Captivity of her Crew in Corea (1653); Adventures of a Portuguese Ship on the African Coast (1686); Wreck of the Degrave and Robert Drury's Adventures in Madagascar (1701); Wreck of the Nottingham, and Fearful Sufferings of the Crew from Famine (1710); Life and Melancholy Fate of La Pérouse, the French Navigator (1741-1788); Shipwreck of the Grosvenor... View more info

Arctic: Journal of the Arctic Institute of North America. Volume 51, No. 3,September 1998

By: Arctic Journal

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Published for the Arctic Institute of North America by The University of Calgary Press, Calgary , 1998,:

Seller ID: 100610


(Arctic Journal). Arctic: Journal of the Arctic Institute of North America.Volume 51, No. 3, September 1998. Calgary : Published for the Arctic Insti tute of North America by The University of Calgary Press, 1998. Pp i-iii,(1),[201]-300. Illustrated. Maps. Double Column. 4to, illustrated blue card covers. Contents : Inuit Knowledge of Long-term Changes in a Population of Arctic Tundra Caribou (by Michael A.D. Ferguson, Robert G. Williamson, François Messier, pp 201-219); "To Make These Tribes Understand": The Trial of Alikomiak and Tatamigana (by K.S. Coates, W.R. Morrison, pp 220-230... View more info

Arctic: Journal of the Arctic Institute of North America. Volume 46, No. 2,June 1993

By: Arctic Journal FREEMAN, Milton M.R. CAMPBELL, Ray CAULFIELD, Richard A.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Published for the Arctic Institute of North America by The University of Calgary Press, Calgary , 1993,:

Seller ID: 100608


(Arctic Journal). Arctic: Journal of the Arctic Institute of North America.Volume 46, No. 2, June 1993. Calgary : Published for the Arctic Institute of North America by The University of Calgary Press, 1993. Pp i-iv,[97]-188. Illustrated. Maps. Double Column. 4to, illustrated blue card covers. Special issue on "Community-Based Whaling in the North." Contents : Introduction : Community-Based Whaling in the North (by Milton M.R. Freeman); International Management of Whales and Whaling: An Historical Review of the Regulation of Commercial and Aboriginal Subsistence Whaling (by Ray Gambell... View more info

Sea Phantoms. Second printing

By: ARMSTRONG, Warren

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Odhams, London, 1964,:

Seller ID: 20165


ARMSTRONG, Warren. Sea Phantoms. London :Odhams Books, Ltd (1964). Second Printing. Pp 160. 8vo, blue cloth. Chapters: 1. The Case of the Haunted U-Boat [UB 65]; 2. Ghost Ship of Block Island [Palatine]; 3. Keepers of the Deep Sea Light; 4. Terror of the Hungry Sands; 5. The Legend of "Lovers' Land"; 6. The Perfumed Ghost of H.M.S. Asp; 7. Phantom of the Pacific; 8. Hoodooof an Atlantic Liner [Great Eastern]; 9. Old Man of the Sea; 10. The Ghost Captain; 11. Two Small Yellow-tinted Lights 12. Australian Interlude [the Port Pirie]; 13. The Man on the Weather Yard; 14. Shadows and Substa... View more info

Voyages That Changed the World. First Edition in dustjacket

By: AUGHTON, Peter

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Quercus Books, London, 1958, ISBN:1847241468:

Seller ID: 99894


AUGHTON, Peter. Voyages That Changed the World. (London) : Quercus Books, (2007). First Printing. Pp (5),6-208. Illustrated throughout. Large 8vo, paper-covered boards. "Dramatically told, often in the words of the voyagers themselves, and beautifully illustrated with maps, portraits and historic illustrations, these are the gripping stories of how a handful of sailors, adventurers, pirates and mavericks shaped the course of world history. "From ancient Phoenician seafarers to the explorers of the oceans' depths, Voyages That Changed the World includes the journeys of Bartholomew Dias ... View more info

Sailing Yacht : How it Developed - How it Works. First British Edition in dustjacket

By: BAADER, Juan MOORE, James and Ingeborg, trans.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Adlard Coles, London, 1965,:

Seller ID: 100536


BAADER, Juan. The Sailing Yacht : How it Developed - How it Works. Translated from the German by James and Ingeborg Moore. London : Adlard Coles, 1965. First British Printing. Pp. (11),12-336, frontispiece + 18 leaves of plates and 3 folding plans. Illustrated with plans, charts, tables, &c in the text. Large 8vo, red cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Toy 4494 : "The most useful single book available to the sailing yachtsman." "First published in Spanish in Buenos Aires in 1962 under the title of El Deports de la Vela. German translation revised and augmented by the author publis... View more info

Lighthouse Island : Our Family Escape. First Edition

By: BAKER, Bill

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Rudder Finn Press, New York, 2004, ISBN:1932646027:

Seller ID: 101275


BAKER, Bill. Lighthouse Island : Our Family Escape. Photographs and Text byBill Baker. (New York) : Rudder Finn Press, (2004). First Printing. Pp. (8 ),7-99,(1). Illustrated. Oblong 8vo, photo-illustrated cardcovers. With over 190 photos. "In keeping with their noble purpose and bold design, lighthouses are meant to illuminate and reveal. But no amount of radiance from thebrilliant beacon atop Henry Island can shed light on the island's distant past, or the identity of the 'Henry' for whom it was named. Henry Island's location off Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia, for centuries an important... View more info

Tenth Province"

By: BAKER, Melvin Horizon Canada 10:111

Price: $4.00

Publisher: 1987,:

Seller ID: 12967


BAKER, Melvin. "The Tenth Province." An article on Confederation in the magazine Horizon Canada, Vol.10, No.111, 1987. Pp 2641-2647, with 10 illustrations. Also: Claude Galarneau's "The Black Mark against France" [French Canada's revulsion at the Revolution]; Patrick Brode's "A Blow for Freedom"; David Mills and Robert Dickson's "Born to Rock" [rock music in Canada]. Vg. For the issue. 4.00 View more info

Ship : Retracing Captain Cook's Endeavour Voyage. First Edition in dustjacket

By: BAKER, Simon. COOK, James)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: BBC Worldwide, London, 2002, ISBN:056353463x:

Seller ID: 100158


BAKER, Simon. The Ship : Retracing Captain Cook's Endeavour Voyage. (London) : BBC Worldwide, (2002). First UK Edition. Pp [1]-223,(1). Illustrated incolour. Maps. 4to, black cloth, silver lettering to spine. "'The Ship' bri ngs to life Captain Cook's famous voyage of exploration to the South Pacific aboard the square-rigged ship Endeavour. Between August and October 2001,a volunteer crew, sailing an exact replica of Cook's shp, retraced the mos t perilous stretch of the original voyage from the Great Barrier Reef to Indonesia. This book tells the story of Cook's journey through the experi... View more info

NR-1 THe Navy's Inner-Space Shuttle

By: BALLARD, Robert D. National Geographic 167:4 KRISTOF, Emory

Price: $4.00

Publisher: National Geographic, 1985,:

Seller ID: 19361


BALLARD, Robert D. and Emory KRISTOF. "How We Found Titanic." An article in The National Geographic Magazine, Volume 167, No.4, April 1985. Pp 450-459. Illustrated with 11 colour photographs, 3 diagrams and a map. Chipped at spine, else vg. 4.00 View more info