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Wind, Whales and Whisky : A Cape Breton Voyage.. 1st card covers

By: CAMERON, Silver Donald

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Macmillan Canada, 1992, ISBN:0771591756:

Seller ID: 25488

CAMERON, Silver Donald. Wind, Whales and Whisky : A Cape Breton Voyage. Tor.: Macmillan Canada, (1992). First Paperback Printing. Pp (7),viii-xii,1-308 + 8 pp photos. 8vo, card covers. Vg. 10.00 View more info

Nova Scotia in its Historical, Mercantile and Industrial Relations. full calf.

By: CAMPBELL, Duncan

Price: $150.00

Publisher: John Lovell, Montreal, 1873,:

Seller ID: 59426

CAMPBELL, Duncan. Nova Scotia in its Historical, Mercantile and Industrial Relations . Montreal: John Lovell, 1873. Pp. 548. 8vo, full blue calf with red title block and raised bands to spine, gilt decoration to front, all edges and endpapers marbled. An extensive history of nearly all aspects of the province of Nova Scotia, up until the death of Howe. Of nautical interest, the first two chapters focus primarily on the early exploration (Cabot, Gilbert, de la Roche) of the region, and chapter 25 on the fisheries of the province. Edgeworn, lightly rubbed, one-inch split to head of front outer h... View more info

Viking Voyage. 1st in dj.

By: CARTER, W. Hodding

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Ballantine Books, 2000, ISBN:0345420039:

Seller ID: 59152

CARTER, W. Hodding. Viking Voyage : In Which an Unlikely Crew Attempts an Epic Journey to the New World. NY: Ballantine Books, (2000). First Edition. Pp 305. Illustrations to text. 8vo, black paper covered spine with grey paper covered boards. A humorous account of an event-filled passage from Greenland to Newfoundland in a reconstruction of an open Viking ship. Vg in dj. 22.00 View more info

British Nationalised Shipping. in dj.

By: CLEGG, W. Paul STYRING, John S.

Price: $90.00

Publisher: Augustus M. Kelley, 1969,:

Seller ID: 38846

CLEGG, W. Paul and John S. STYRING. British Nationalised Shipping 1947-1968. NY: Augustus M. Kelley, (1969). Pp 304. 8vo, black cloth. "This book describes all the cross-channel vessels and most of the smaller ones owned by successive nationalised railway authorities and by subsidiary and allied bodies. It is the result of many years' intensive research and it replaces a much simpler book produced by the authors in 1962." -from the dj. Vg in slightly rubbed dj. 90.00 View more info

Pirates of the Brig Cyprus. 2nd British Printing in dustjacket


Price: $40.00

Publisher: Rupert Hart-Davis, 1962,: 1962

Seller ID: 59000

CLUNE, Frank and P.R. STEPHENSEN. Pirates of the Brig Cyprus. London : Rupert Hart-Davis, 1962. Second UK Printing. Pp (4),5-205,(3). Map in text. 8vo, dark olive cloth, silver lettering to spine. "This is the first complete and accurate account of one of the most extraordinary adventures in the annals of seamanship and crime. On 14 August 1829 the brig Cyprus was sheltering in Recherche Bay on the south-east coast of Van Diemen's Land. She was taking a batch of convicts to the penal settlement at Macquarie Harbour. With the Captain drunk, the Mate and Army lieutena... View more info

Heavy Weather Sailing. US repr in dj.

By: COLES, K. Adlard

Price: $30.00

Publisher: John de Graff, 1976,:

Seller ID: 59156

COLES, K. Adlard. Heavy Weather Sailing. Clinton Corners, NY: John de Graff, (1976). Later Edition. Pp 331, frontis., 26 pp plates. 8vo, tan cloth. Toy 2429. Vg in worn dj. 30.00 View more info

Gloucester Docks


Price: $30.00

Publisher: Alan Sutton, 1984,:

Seller ID: 28648

CONWAY-JONES, Hugh. Gloucester Docks: An Illustrated History. (Gloucester):Alan Sutton & Gloucestershire County Library, 1984. Pp 181. 8vo, ill. card covers. Most familiar to American readers as the setting for scenes of the television serial The Oneidan Line, Gloucester became in the course of the nineteenth century a major nexus between the Bristol Channel and the canal network of the British interior. Here that development is illustrated thro ugh dozens of contemporary engravings and photographs. Vg. 30.00 View more info

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Life of Captain James Cook

By: COOK, James, Captain) BEAGLEHOLE, J. C. Hakluyt Society, Extra Series, No. 37) Journals of Captain James Cook on His Voyages of Discovery, IV)

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Hakluyt Society, London, 1974,:

Seller ID: 59955

(COOK, James, Captain). The Life of Captain James Cook ; by J. C. Beaglehole. L.: The Hakluyt Society, 1974. Pp. 760, port. frontis., + 40 p. of blackand white plates, 3 p. of colour plates, and 1 folding map. 8vo, blue clot h, gilt illustration to front and gilt lettering to spine, top edge dyed blue. Hakluyt Society, Extra Series, No. XXXVII. The Journals of Captain James Cook on His Voyages of Discovery, IV. "This is not merely a chronologicalaccount of events in Cook' life, but a deeply revealing study of the growt h of a complex character, stubborn and passionate yet patient and judic... View more info

Sailing Vessels in Authentic Early Nineteenth-Century Illustrations. ill. cards

By: COOKE, Edward William. COOKE, Edward William.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Dover, 1989, ISBN:0486261417:

Seller ID: 58312

COOKE, Edward William. Sailing Vessels in Authentic Early Nineteenth-Century Illustrations. ("Sixty Five Plates of Shipping and Craft"). NY: Dover, (1989). Pp 65. Illustrated with sixty-five drawings, many full page. 4to, illustrated card covers. "This superb series of sixty-five etchings by the famous English artist Edward William Cooke (1811-1880) is one of the masterworks of maritime art, an authentic, richly atmospheric record of English ships and shipping in the early decades of the 19th century, the era of the Regency, the Napoleonic Wars and the dawn of the great age of Brit... View more info

Dominica. in dj.

By: CRACKNELL, Basil E. Islands Series)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: David & Charles, Newton Abbot, 1973, ISBN:0715360841:

Seller ID: 59319

CRACKNELL, Basil E.. Dominica . Newton Abbot: David & Charles, (1973). Pp. 198, including plates. 8vo, blue cloth, top edge dyed blue. A volume in TheIslands Series. Vg in dj. 25.00 View more info

Puerto Rico. in dj.

By: CRAMPSEY, Robert A. Islands Series)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: David & Charles, Newton Abbot, 1973, ISBN:0715360531:

Seller ID: 59318

CRAMPSEY, Robert A. Puerto Rico . Newton Abbot: David & Charles, (1973). Pp. 206, including plates. 8vo, blue cloth, top edge dyed blue. A volume in The Islands Series. Vg in dj. 25.00 View more info

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In Quest of the Western Ocean. US in dj

By: CROUSE, Nellis M. CABOT, John GILBERT, Humphrey

Price: $75.00

Publisher: William Morrow, 1928,:

Seller ID: 25158

CROUSE, Nellis M. In Quest of the Western Ocean. N.Y.: William Morrow & Co., (1928). Pp 480. Illustrated. Maps. 8vo, blue cloth. Arctic Bibliography 3494: "History of exploration in North America, 15th-18th centuries, which includes the land and sea search for the Northwest Passage". References to John Cabot, Humphrey Gilbert, Newfoundland and Labrador in the index. Nice nautical bookplate, else vg in dj. 75.00 View more info

He Went With Drake. no dj.


Price: $15.00

Publisher: Harrap, 1955,:

Seller ID: 31863

DAWLISH, Peter. He Went With Drake; illustrated by P.A. Jobson. L: George G. Harrap, (1955). Pp 175. 8vo, blue cloth. A swashbuckling coming-of-age tale for younger readers in which Francis Drake's young cousin John stows away on the Golden Hind during the 1577 circumnavigation. Rubbed, else vg. 15.00 View more info


By: DAWSON, R. MacG. (trans.)

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Halifax, 1987,:

Seller ID: 59450

DAWSON, R. MacG. (trans.). The Seafarer : An Old English Poem. Halifax: Printed by the translator in The Dawson Room, Killam Library, Dalhousie University, (1987). Pp. [3]. Unpaginated. 8vo, illustrated blue card covers. An un-numbered copy of a limited edition of 250. Please note that the poem is not translated in its entirety. Lightly rubbed, some faint creasing, else vg. 6.00 View more info

Voyage of Semen Dezhnev in 1648: Bering's Precursor. in dj

By: DEZHNEV, Semen). FISHER, Raymond H. Hakluyt Society 2nd Series: No.159 FISHER, Raymond H.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Hakluyt Society, 1981,:

Seller ID: 59825

(DEZNHEV, Semen). FISHER, Raymond H. The Voyage of Semen Dezhnev in 1648: Bering's Precursor; With Selected Documents. L.: Published for the Hakluyt Society at Cambridge University Press, 1981. Pp. 326, with illustrations andfolding map at rear. 8vo, blue cloth, with gilt to front and spine. The Ha kluyt Society, Second Series: No.159. Vg in dj. 40.00 View more info

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Marine Painting. First Edition.

By: DONALDSON, Theodore W. Pitman. DONALDSON, Theodore W.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Pitman, 1963,: 1963

Seller ID: 59310

DONALDSON, Theodore W. Marine Painting. New York - London - Toronto : Pitman Publishing Corporation, 1963. First Edition. Unpaginated. Pp [32]. Double column. Profusely illustrated with photos, b/w and / or colour drawings to text. Oblong 8vo (260 x 194 mm), art-illustrated stapled cardcovers. Pitman $1.00 Art Books, No. 44. Donaldson was living in Brooklyn at the time of publication. This book provides "instruction in the use of oils, related media, tools and techniques appropriate to marine subjects." - from the text. Introduction... View more info

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True-Life Treasure Hunters. ill. card covers.

By: DONNELLY, Judy. LA PADULA, Thomas.

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Random House, 1993, ISBN:0679839801: 1993

Seller ID: 58287

DONNELLY, Judy. True-Life Treasure Hunters. Illustrated by Thomas La Padula. NY: Random House, (1993). Pp 47. Illustrated. 8vo, art-illustrated card covers. "Step into Reading: A Step 4 Book." - from the title page. Recommended for grades 2-4. Treasure hunting in the Caribbean! Lightly rubbed, else very good. 7.50 View more info

Storm of the Century. in dj.

By: DRYE, Willie.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: National Geographic, 2002, ISBN:0792280105:

Seller ID: 58988

DRYE, Willie. Storm of the Century : The Labor Day hurricane of 1935. Washington D.C.: National Geographic, (2002). First Printing. Pp 326 including a[2] pp map to text + [8] pp of plates. 8vo, black cloth spine with blue pa per covered boards. This is at times a moment-by-moment account of the mostdevastating hurricane ever to hit the Florida Keys. As Dr. William Gray, C olorado State University stated, "A fascinating account of the many circumstances, natural and human, which combined to create the great hurricane tragedy of 1935." -from the cover. Boards slightly splayed, ow vg in r... View more info

Their Lawful Occasions. in dj.

By: EDWARDS, Herbert

Price: $70.00

Publisher: Percival Marshall, 1956,:

Seller ID: 38764

EDWARDS, Herbert. Their Lawful Occasions : A True Story. (L): Percival Marshall, (1956). Pp 256, frontis., [8] pp plates. 8vo, blue cloth. A continuation of the memoirs of this merchant officer turned RN Captain, begun in Under Four Flags. This volume relates Edwards' experiences in both World Wars.Faint dampstain to top and bottom edges of cloth, owner's pencilled signat ure to ffep, else vg in slightly rubbed, nicked dj. 70.00 View more info

Schoonerman. pbk

By: ENGLAND, Richard, Captain GRAHAM, Winston, foreword.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Penguin, 1983,:

Seller ID: 31431

ENGLAND, Richard, Captain. Schoonerman: former Master-Owner of Nellie Bywater, Britain's last fully-rigged merchant schooner; with a foreword by Winston Graham. (Harmondsworth): Penguin, (1983). Pp 293. Illustrated. 8vo, ill.card covers. A gripping account of one family's ill-fated efforts to opera te a paying merchant sailing vessel in the years immediately after World War Two. Good. 7.00 View more info