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Naval Lieutenant 1914-1918. no dj.

By: ETIENNE. [KING-HALL, Stephen] KING-HALL, Stephen.

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Methuen, 1919,:

Seller ID: 38330


ETIENNE". [KING-HALL, Stephen]. A Naval Lieutenant 1914-1918. L: Methuen, (1919). Pp 258, frontis., [7] leaves plates. 8vo, ribbed blue cloth. A youngofficer's account of his service in HMS Southampton of the First Light Cru iser Squadron during the Great War. The narrative will be of special interest to students of the period because, as the author notes, Southampton was perhaps the only ship to be actively engaged in all four North Sea engagements with the Germans during the war. Rubbed, faint specking to cloth, owner's signature and blindstamp, else vg. 175.00 View more info

Eastern Islands, Southern Seas. UK in dj

By: EXPLORATION]

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Aldus Books/JupiterBooks, 1973,:

Seller ID: 26398


[EXPLORATION]. Eastern Islands, Southern Seas: A History of Discovery and Exploration. L.: Aldus Books/JupiterBooks, 1973. Pp 488. Illustrated with maps + plates. Lg 8vo, blue cloth. Contents divided into 3 parts: 1. Lands ofSpice And Travel; 2. Charting the Vast Pacific; 3. Lands of the Southern C ross. Name, else vg in dj. 40.00 View more info

Lisbon as a Port Town, The British Seaman and other Maritime Themes. First Edition.

By: FISHER, Stephen, ed ANDERSON, J.L. FISCHER, Lewis R. BARROW, Tony.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: University of Exeter, 1988,: 1988

Seller ID: 28557

ISBN: 0859893138


FISHER, Stephen, (ed.). Lisbon as a Port Town, The British Seaman and other Maritime Themes. (Exeter, England : University of Exeter, 1988). First Edition. Pp (2),[iii]-vi,1-143,(1). With tables and a few b&w illustrations in the text. 8vo, art-illustrated cardcovers, blue lettering to blue field on spine. Exeter Maritime Studies No. 2. "Lisbon as a Port Town, The British Seaman and other Maritime Themes is the second volume in a new series of original works on maritime history to be published by the University of Exeter. The series aims to illuminate not o... View more info

Atlas of the Living Resources of the Seas. 3d ed.

By: Fisheries Atlas) Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations.

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations, 1972,:

Seller ID: 35429


(Fisheries Atlas). Atlas of the Living Resources of the Seas. Prepared by the FAO Department of Fisheries. Rome: Food and Agricultural Organization ofthe United Nations, 1972. Third Edition. Pp 12, 61 leaves plates. Oblong 4 to, blue spine with ill. boards. A trilingual (English-French-Spanish) world fisheries atlas comprising three series of maps: "A first series of ten maps...illustrates the geographical distribution and present state of exploitation of the resources living in the world's oceans. ...A second series ofseven maps...gives some characteristic examples of fish migration. ...T... View more info

Oceana or England and Her Colonies. New Edition.

By: FROUDE, James Anthony

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Longmans Green, 1886,:

Seller ID: 61070


FROUDE, James Anthony. Oceana or England and Her Colonies. L: Longmans Green, 1886. New Edition. Pp 342, including frontis., + [17] pp of ads to rear + [7] leaves of plates. Illustrated with patterned endpapers. 8vo, pictorical blue and brown cloth, with gilt lettering to spine. An account of the colonies of England with a particular focus on Australia, New Zealand and South Africa interlaced with contemplations on the history, culture, and political destiny of these territories. Cocked, inner hinges starting, edgeworn,bumped, pages browning to edges, ow vg. 30.00 View more info

Symposium on Andrew Furuseth

By: FURUSETH, Andrew).

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Darwin Press, 1948,:

Seller ID: 28784


(FURUSETH, Andrew). A Symposium on Andrew Furuseth. New Bedford, MA : The Darwin Press, n.d. [ca.1948]. Pp 233. Illustrated. 8vo, green cloth. A collection of tributes, reminiscences, and essays dedicated to the great seafaring labour organizer Andrew Furuseth, popularly known as the "Abraham Lincoln of the Sea." Much of the material relates to the founding of the International Seamen's Union and the passage of the Seamen's Act of 1915, and much else relates to Furuseth himself, including tributes from Chaplain James C.Healey (author of Foc'sle and Glory Hole), the Norwegian Consul Gen... View more info

Deathless Story of the Titanic. reprint, ill. stapled cards

By: GIBBS, Philip.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Peter Way,, 1985,:

Seller ID: 59021


GIBBS, Philip. The Deathless Story of the Titanic. L.: Peter Way, 1972. Pp 40. Illustrated with photos and drawings to text; double column. 4to, stapled illustrated card covers. Great Newspapers Reprinted Special No. 1. "The extraordinary story of a great liner's death: as told by survivors at the time. Never since reprinted." -from the cover. "The Deathless Story of the Titanic brought out within weeks of the disaster, is a remarkable piece of reporting; it tells the story of the ship's last hours in the words of the survivors, presents a mass of facts and figures about the Titani... View more info

Plymouth Warships 1900-1950. in dj.

By: GOODMAN, Syd BALLANTYNE, Iain.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Halsgrove, 1998,:

Seller ID: 38474


GOODMAN, Syd and Iain BALLANTYNE. Plymouth Warships 1900-1950. Illustrated with Photographs from the Goodman Collection. (Tiverton, Devon): Halsgrove,(1998). Pp 159. 4to, blue cloth. "Plymouth's dockyard at Devonport has for centuries been one of England's greatest naval ports. From the deep Tamar anchorages have sailed some of the finest and most famous ships of the Royal Navy. Over 200 photographs of these ships illustrate Plymouth Warships 1900-1950, all of them drawn from the Goodman Collection, a remarkable library of more than 40,000 naval photographs amassed over the past century by... View more info

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The Circus Ship Fire. First Edition

By: GOODWIN, Helen, (comp.)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Firefighter's Museum of Nova Scotia: 1977

Seller ID: 18788


GOODWIN, Helen, (comp.). The Circus Ship Fire. Yarmouth, Nova Scotia : "Published by the Firefighter's Museum of Nova Scotia [...] with the assistance of the Nova Scotia Museum", 1977. First Edition. "Printed in Canada by Sentinel Printing Ltd Yarmouth, N.S." Pp 1-16. With 21 b&w photos in the text and on the inside covers as well as few other illustrations. 8vo (139 x 214 mm), orange photo-illustrated matte cardcovers, with black lettering to front. Helen Jane Goodwin, née Thomas (b. 1935, Port Maitland, Yarmouth County,) was the curator (its first) of the Firefighter'... View more info

Red Star Rising at Sea.

By: GORSHKOV, SERGEI G., Adm. of the Fleet. ZUMWALT, Elmo BURKE, Arleigh CALVERT, J.F.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Naval Institute Press, 1974,:

Seller ID: 31964


GORSHKOV, SERGEI G., Adm. of the Fleet. Red Star Rising at Sea. Translated by Theodore A. Neely, Jr. from a series of articles originally published inMorskoi Sbornik. Edited for publication by Herbert Preston. [cover adds: A translation of the series Navies in War and in Peace, with introduction an d conclusion by Admiral Elmo R. Zumwalt, USN (Ret.), former U.S. Chief of Naval Operations, and commentaries by other leading U.S. naval officers]. [Annapolis]: (Naval Institute Press, 1974). Pp 150. Double column. Illustrated. 4to, card covers. Myron J. Smith, The Soviet Navy, 1941-1978: A Guide to... View more info

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Navies at War. edition de luxe.

By: Great War-Navies]

Price: $130.00

Publisher: Farringdon Press, 0,:

Seller ID: 38965


[Great War-Navies]. The Navies at War : A Complete Naval Handbook and Register for Gains and Losses with Details of.... Navies of Allies and Enemies. L: Farringdon Press, [ca. 1916]. Pp 40. Oblong 8vo, ill. card covers. Essentially a comprehensive score card for Great War naval conflict, with full lists of the fleets of the United Kingdom, France, Russia, Germany, and the Austro-Hungarian Empire, and spaces to record actions and losses. With illustrations. Top outer corner of front cover clipped, very slightly rubbed, else vg. 130.00 View more info

Out With the Old Voyagers. lacking ffep

By: GROSER, Horace G. CABOT, John

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Andrew Melrose, 0,:

Seller ID: 11328


GROSER, Horace G. Out With the Old Voyagers. Sixth Thousand. L.: Andrew Melrose / Tor.: William Briggs, n.d. Pp [i]-xxvii, (1), [1]-276. Illustrated. 8vo, green cloth. Includes a chapter titled "Westward with the Cabots", pp.80-98. Lacking ffep, ow vg. 25.00 View more info

Van Nievelt, Goudriaan & Co.

By: HAALMEIJER, F.M.E.W. Erato Monografie 03

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Historische Boekhandel Erato / Uitgeverij de Boer Maritiem, 1981,:

Seller ID: 28511


HAALMEIJER, F.M.E.W. Van Nievelt, Goudriaan & Co. 1905-1980. Haarlem / Bussum : Historische Boekhandel Erato / Uitgeverij de Boer Maritiem, (1981). Pp142. Illustrated. 8vo, cardcovers. No.3 in the Erato Monografie series. Vg . 30.00 View more info

Colonial Schooner 1763-1775. 1st UK in dj.

By: HAHN, Harold M

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Conway Maritime, Greenwich, 1981, ISBN:0870219278:

Seller ID: 29272


HAHN, Harold M. Colonial Schooner 1763-1775. Greenwich: Conway Maritime Press, (1981). First Printing. Pp 176. Illustrated. 4to, red cloth. Designed primarily for the use of model makers, this profusely illustrated text provides a minutely detailed description of a schooner from the pre-Revolutionary era in North America. With much historical background on the Royal Navy in this crucial period. With some treatment of Royal Navy schooners operating out of Halifax in the last decades of the eighteenth century. Vg in dj. 150.00 View more info

Three Voyages of Edmond Halley in the Paramore, 1698-1701

By: HALLEY, Edmond THROWER, Norman J. W. (ed.) Hakluyt Society, Second Series, Vols 156-157)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Hakluyt Society, London, 1981, ISBN:0904180026:

Seller ID: 59890


HALLEY, Edmond. The Three Voyages of Edmond Halley in the Paramore, 1698-1701 ; edited by Norman J. W. Thrower. L.: Hakluyt Society, 1981. In two volumes. Pp. 392, port. frontis., + 7 leaves of plates ; 3 folding maps in portfolio. 8vo, blue cloth. Hakluyt Society, Second Series, Vols. 156-157. The journals of the famous astronomer / mathematician / natural philosopher, who embarked on three voyages on board the Paramore, researching his geomagnetical theories and investigating tidal phenomena around the world. Portfolio cocked, else vg in djs. For the set. 50.00 View more info

My Old Man and the Sea. 1st US trade pbk

By: HAYS, David and Daniel

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Harper, 1996,:

Seller ID: 20354


HAYS, David and Daniel. My Old Man and the Sea : A Father and Son Sail Around Cape Horn. (N.Y.) : Harper Perennial, (1996). First Paperback Printing. Pp 223. Maps. 8vo, card covers. Name, else vg. 10.00 View more info

Fall and Rise of Free Enterprise: State Intervention in Canadian Shipbuilding, 1945-1966

By: HENNESSEY, Michael A. Journal of the Canadian Historical Association, New Series Vol. 2 CADIGAN, Sean T.

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Canadian Historical Association, 1992, ISBN:0887981747:

Seller ID: 58173


HENNESSEY, Michael A. The Fall and Rise of Free Enterprise: State Intervention in Canadian Shipbuilding, 1945-1966. An article published in Journal ofthe Canadian Historical Association, New Series Vol. 2, pp. 17-42. N.pl.: Canadian Historical Association, [1992]. Pp. 320. 8vo, blue ill. card covers. Of Newfoundland nautical interest: Sean T. Cadigan's "Merchant Capitol, the State, and Labour in a British Colony: Servant-Master Relations and Capital Accumulation in Newfoundland's Northeast-Coast Fishery, 1775-1779". Vg. 9.00 View more info

Battle of the Atlantic. 1st US in dj

By: HUGHES, Terry and John COSTELLO COSTELLO, John

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Dial Press / James Wade, 1977,:

Seller ID: 2681


HUGHES, Terry and John COSTELLO. The Battle of the Atlantic. N.Y.: The DialPress / James Wade, 1977. First Printing. Pp (10),1-314,(28). Illustrated. Maps throughout. Large 8vo, blue cloth. Law 0200. Some index reference to Newfoundland and Placentia Bay, but here for general interest. Vg in nicked, price-clipped dj. 50.00 View more info

Hitler's high seas fleet. 1st pr

By: HUMBLE, Richard Ballantine's Weapons Book 23

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Ballantine, 1971,:

Seller ID: 23457


HUMBLE, Richard. Hitler's high seas fleet. (N.Y.) : Ballantine Books, (1971). First Printing. Pp 160. Illustrated. 8vo, card covers. Law 1653. Ballantine's Illustrated History of the Violent Century Weapons Book No.23. Vg. 10.00 View more info

Periplus of the Erythraean Sea. in dj

By: HUNTINGFORD, G.W.B., (ed.) Hakluyt Society 2nd Series: No.151

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Hakluyt Society, Cambridge University Press, London, 1980, ISBN:0904180050:

Seller ID: 23804


HUNTINGFORD, G.W.B., (ed.). The Periplus of the Erythraean Sea by an unknown author, with some Extracts from Agatharkhides On the Erythraean Sea. L.: The Hakluyt Society, 1980. Pp 225, frontis.+ 2 pages of plates + 1 fldg chart. 8vo, blue cloth with gilt to front and spine. The Hakluyt Society, 2nd Series, No.151. "[...] a short work of uncertain date and unknown authorship, written in very difficult Greek. It is concerned with the coasts of the Red Sea and Indian Ocean and may be described as a combined trade directoryand Admiralty Handbook, giving sailing directions and information about... View more info