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Far Eastern Trade 1860-1914. 1st UK in dj

By: HYDE, Francis E.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Adam & Charles Black, 1973, ISBN:0713613459:

Seller ID: 58653


HYDE, Francis E. Far Eastern Trade 1860-1914. L: Adam & Charles Black, 1973. First Edition. Pp. 229. With tables and three maps. 8vo, blue cloth, silver titles to spine. A comprehensive account of the growth in western trade with the Far East, and the economic expansion in that area from the mid-19th century to 1914. From the series The Merchant Adventurers. Owner's name expunged with black marker from ffep and top edge, small ink mark along bottom edge of rear board, else vg in dj. 35.00 View more info

Far Eastern Trade 1860-1914. 1st US in UK dj

By: HYDE, Francis E.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Barnes & Noble, 1973, ISBN:064931110:

Seller ID: 58654


HYDE, Francis E. Far Eastern Trade 1860-1914. NY: Barnes & Noble, (1973). First US Edition in UK dust jacket. Pp. 229. With tables and three maps. 8vo, blue cloth, silver titles to spine. A comprehensive account of the growthin western trade with the Far East, and the economic expansion in that are a from the mid-19th century to 1914. From the series The Merchant Adventurers. Owner's name inkstamped to ffep and top edge, small bump along bottom edge of rear board, else vg in dj. 30.00 View more info

Stories of Polar Adventure. as is.

By: HYRST, H. W. G.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Seeley, Service & Co., Limited, London, 1915,:

Seller ID: 60639


HYRST, H. W. G. Stories of Polar Adventure : True & Stirring Narratives of Bravery & of Perils Gallantly Faced & Overcome. L.: Seeley, Service & Co., Limited, 1915. Pp. 216, frontis., + 8 p. of plates. 8vo, pictorial green cloth with pictorial paper label to front. Contents: I) Through Arctic America on Foot ; II) With MacKenzie in Arctic Canada ; III) Exploring the North of Hudson's Bay ; IV) Wrecked in the Greenland Sea ; V) Protecting Our Northern Fisheries ; VI) A Perilous March Through Arctic Siberia ; VII) Finding"The Way Out" from Baffin Bay ; VIII) After Antarctic Sea-Elephants... View more info

Castaway. in dj.

By: IRVINE, Lucy

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Random House, 1983,:

Seller ID: 30123


IRVINE, Lucy. Castaway. NY: Random House, (1983). Pp 288. Illustrated. 8vo,blue cl. sp. with green p.c.b. As featured in a television documentary (an d a Penguin pocketbook), Ms. Irvine accepted the challenge of living on a desert island for a year without most modern amenities. Here her activities included shellfish diving, yam cultivation, ant avoidance, and writing. Owner's signature and inkstamp, else vg in rubbed dj. 25.00 View more info

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American Women Missionaries at Kobe College, 1873-1909 : New Dimensions in Gender. First Edition

By: ISHII, Noriko Kawamura

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Routledge: 2004

Seller ID: 92271

ISBN: 0415947901


ISHII, Noriko Kawamura. American Women Missionaries at Kobe College, 1873-1909 : New Dimensions in Gender. New York & London : Routledge, (2004). First Printing. Pp (4), v-xiii,(1),1-265,(1). With 1 b&w photo and several tables in the text. 8vo (159 x 235 mm), printed light mauve paper-covered boards, with black lettering to boards & spine. In the East Asia: History, Politics, Sociology and Culture series. Noriko Kawamura Ishii (b. 1960). 1. Introduction. 2. American Women at Home: The Woman's Board of Missions of the Interior and Amer... View more info

Everything that Floats

By: KAPLAN, William BANKS, Hal

Price: $40.00

Publisher: University of Toronto Press, Toronto, 1987, ISBN:0802025978:

Seller ID: 27751


KAPLAN, William. Everything that Floats: Pat Sullivan, Hal Banks, and the Seaman's Union of Canada. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, (1987). Pp 241. Illustrated. 8vo, ill. white cloth. A history of seamen's labour unionsin post-war Canada, centering on the bullying tactics of Hal Banks and the Seafarer's International Union, tactics which ultimately led to a federal commission of inquiry and to Banks' disgrace. Marked on p.241 verso, else vg. 40.00 View more info

Cape Ann : Cape America. in dj

By: KENNY, Herbert A. O'HARA, Tom.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Lippincott, 1971, ISBN:0397006942:

Seller ID: 58415


KENNY, Herbert A. Cape Ann : Cape America. With line drawings by Tom O'Hara. Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott, (1971). Pp 294, including map frontis. Illustrated with full page line drawings to text. 8vo, blue cloth spine and light blue cloth covered boards. The author writes of the rich history of Cape Ann, Massachusetts. He tells of the rugged Puritans, the revolutionists,the Gloucester fishing fleet, the shipbuilding industry, and some of its s ons and daughters who rose to national and international acclaim. There aretwo chapters of particular nautical interest: Fishermen of Gloucester; and ... View more info

Operation Victor Search. in dj.

By: KOSTER, Douglas H

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Terence Dalton, Lavenham, Suffolk, 1979, ISBN:0900963956:

Seller ID: 61310


KOSTER, Douglas H. Operation Victor Search. Lavenham, Suffolk: Terence Dalton, 1979. Pp 172. Illustrated. 8vo, white cloth. An illustrated account of the search and salvage attempts attendant upon the crash of an experimentalVictor Mark 2 bomber in the Irish Sea on August 20, 1959. Vg in dj. 40.00 View more info

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Med, The. 1st UK in chipped dj

By: LANGMAID, Rowland

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Batchworth Press, 1948,:

Seller ID: 26016


LANGMAID, Rowland. 'The Med' : The Royal Navy in the Mediterranean 1939-45.L.: Batchworth Press, (1948). First Printing. Pp 130. Illustrated. Lg 8vo, blue cloth, map endpapers. Law 0282 : "The author was Official Admiralty A rtist to the Mediterranean Fleet and many of his pictures are reproduced ina personal review of the naval war in this theatre.". Vg in chipped dj. 85 .00 View more info

Tall Ships 1986. ill. cards.

By: LIBERMAN, Cy and Pat. LIBERMAN, Pat.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Middle Atlantic Press, 1986, ISBN:0912608293:

Seller ID: 59100


LIBERMAN, Cy and Pat. Tall Ships 1986. [Cover adds... Collector's Edition].Wilmington, Delaware: The Middle Atlantic Press, 1986. Pp 63. Illustrated with numerous colour photos and b/w diagrams to text. 4to, illustrated cardcovers. This is a souvenir edition of Tall Ships 1986. It provides a short history of tall ships; instructs with details of design and rigging that d ifferentiate the various classes of these vessels; and finally pertinent information on the individual ships in Tall Ships '86 is presented. Very wellillustrated. Covers rubbed, a bit musty, ow vg. 10.00 View more info

Loch Ard Disaster. 3rd ed.

By: LONEY, J.K. Famous Wrecks No.01

Price: $25.00

Publisher: 1970,:

Seller ID: 28832


LONEY, J.K. The Loch Ard Disaster. Third Edition. (Dimboola, Vic [Australia] : J.K. Loney, 1970). Pp 47 + 16 pp.plates. Map. 8vo, card covers. No.1 inthe series of Famous Wrecks. Vg. 25.00 View more info

Captain Mettle V.C. in dj

By: MacNELL, James BOY'S AND GIRLS LIBRARY

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Children's Press, 0,:

Seller ID: 50925


MacNELL, James. Captain Mettle V.C. L.: The Children's Press, (n.d.) Pp 187. 8vo, blue cloth, silver lettering to spine and decoration to upper board.The Boys' and Girls' Library series. Captain Mettle, V.C., of the Special Service, Royal Navy, World War II hero is the best man for the job on the South China Sea in this novel for young readers. Vg in worn and torn dj. 15.00 View more info

Great Liners, The. 1st pr.

By: MADDOCKS, Melvin Time-Life Books : Seafarers Series

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Time-Life, 1978,:

Seller ID: 23660


MADDOCKS, Melvin and the Editors of Time-Life Books. The Great Liners. Alexandria, Virginia : Time-Life Books, (1978). First Printing. Pp [1]-176. Illustrated throughout. 4to, black imitation morocco with pictorial inlay on upper board. Map end-papers. In The Seafarers series. Vg. 25.00 View more info

Dubbing, Hooping, and Lofting : Shipbuilding Skills. ill. stapled card covers.

By: MADSEN, Betsy Ridge and Maria BURNHAM. BURNHAM, Maria. MARCULEWICZ, Nancy.

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Cricket Press,, 1981,:

Seller ID: 59379


MADSEN, Betsy Ridge and Maria BURNHAM. Dubbing, Hooping, and Lofting : Shipbuilding Skills. Illustrated by Nancy Marculewicz. Manchester, Mass.: Cricket Press, 1981. Pp 52. Illustrated with numerous photos and technical drawings to text. 4to, illustrated stapled card covers; erratum sheet laid in. This is a celebration of the once vibrant wooden shipbuilding industry in Essex, Massachusetts. Craftsmen, skills and tools of the trade are highlighted. This book grew out of a series of lectures held at the Essex Shipbuilding Museum [1979-1981] on The Essex Shipyards, models and half models, planki... View more info

Journal of Rochfort Maguire1852-1854; Two years at Point Barrow, Alaska, 2 vols in djs

By: MAGUIRE, Rochfort Hakluyt Society 2nd Series: Nos.169/170 BOCKSTOCE, John, editor

Price: $70.00

Publisher: Hakluyt Society, 1988,:

Seller ID: 19401


MAGUIRE, Rochfort. The Journal of Rochfort Maguire 1852-1854; Two years at Point Barrow, Alaska, aboard H.M.S. Plover in the search for Sir John Franklin. In Two Volumes. L.: Published for the Hakluyt Society at Cambridge University Press, 1988/1988. Pp 318, with port frontis., illustrations and maps; 319-584, with illustrations and maps. 8vo, blue cloth, with gilt to front and spine.The Hakluyt Society, Second Series: No.169/170. With Appendices. Vg in djs. 70.00 View more info

Szczecin in dj.

By: MAKA, Henryk

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Wydawnictwo Poznanskie, 1971,:

Seller ID: 27968


MAKA, Henryk. Szczecin: The Biggest Port on the Baltic. (Poznan): Wydawnictwo Poznanskie, 1971. pp 146. 6 leaves of colour plates. Small square 8vo, grey cloth. Rendered unforgettable by Churchill as one end of the "Iron Curtain" that had descended across Europe, Szczecin (Stettin) had for centuriesbeen an important Baltic port when it was razed during World War Two. Rebu ilt by the Communist government after the war, it had by 1970 recaptured much of its former volume of trade. This volume recounts its past, and celebrates its present under socialism. Vg in rubbed dj. 30.00 View more info

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Songs of Seas and Tall Ships. 1 of 1000 copies,signed, numbered

By: MANNERS, Tom E. BOSWORTH, Hobart. MANNERS, Tom E.

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Murray & Gee, 1942,:

Seller ID: 39023


MANNERS, Tom E. Songs of Seas and Tall Ships : A Collection of Sea Ballads.With preface by Hobart Bosworth. Illustrated with one etching and sixteen reproductions from marine etchings by the author. Hollywood: Murray & Gee, 1942. Pp 143 + original signed etching frontispiece, "Queen of the Spinndrift" [opposite p.15]. 4to, white cloth spine. with green cloth. bds, gilt lettering on front. The author's own ballads, some based on traditional shanties, some recounting actual disasters; accompanied by his handsome and evocative marine etchings. Spine discoloured, else vg. Copy No.96 of 100... View more info

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Caught in the Act. 1st ed. signed ltd

By: MARRON, Eugenie FARRINGTON, Kip) MARRON, Eugenie

Price: $350.00

Publisher: 1948,:

Seller ID: 60062


MARRON, Eugenie. Caught in the Act. N.pl.: n.p., [1948]. First Edition. Pp.[65], unpaginated, on heavy stock. With thirty full page illustrations by the author. 4to, blue cloth, red titles and illustration to front. A collection of amusing caricatures of a number of the author's acquaintances, who,for the most part, are shown enjoying a spot of deep-sea fishing. Ten of t he thirty drawings are linked to the tuna fishing grounds off the coast of Wedgeport, NS, long known for its popularity with deep-sea fishing enthusiasts. Eugenie Marron, herself an avid angler, was a holder of four world reco... View more info

Verbal Questions and Answers as Given to Engineers of Trawlers

By: MARTIN, W.D

Price: $40.00

Publisher: James Munro & Co., 1910,:

Seller ID: 38504


MARTIN, W.D. Verbal Questions and Answers as Given to Engineers of Trawlersfor their Certificates. Illustrated with Diagrams. Glasgow: James Munro & Co., [ca. 1910]. Pp 132, 2 folding plates. Small 8vo, blue cloth. Cloth rubbed and soiled, else vg. 40.00 View more info

Only Way to Cross. 3d pr in dj.

By: MAXTONE-GRAHAM, John LORD, Walter, foreword

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Macmillan, 1973,:

Seller ID: 40383


MAXTONE-GRAHAM, John. The Only Way to Cross. With a Foreword by Walter Lord. NY: The Macmillan Co., (1973). Third printing. Pp 434. Illustrated. Maps.8vo, cloth. Chapters : 1. Atlantic Overture; 2. Building the Mauretania; 3 . Olympic-Titanic; 4. The Kaiser's Fleet; 5. War; 6. Stokers & Steerage; 7.Eastbound: The Twenties; 8. On Board; 9. France and the New Generation; 10 . Ships of State; 11. Westbound: The Thirties; 12. Parade to the Block; 13.War Again; 14. Columbia, the Gem; 15. The End of the Line. Namestamp, else vg in dj. The dj unfolds into a poster of the principal transatlantic line ... View more info