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Build a Fleet, Lose a Fleet. signed in dj w/ a.l.s.

By: McDONELL, R., Captain

Price: $120.00

Publisher: Hawthorn Press, Melbourne, 1976, ISBN:0725601655:

Seller ID: 38750

McDONELL, R., Captain. Build a Fleet, Lose a Fleet. Melbourne: Hawthorn Press, (1976). Pp 242. Illustrated. 8vo, black cloth. A history of Australia'sCommonwealth Line of steamships, focusing particularly on the Line's role during each of the World Wars. Slight edgewear, else vg in rubbed, nicked dj. Includes a signed letter in the author's hand to another merchant Captain then involved with the salvage of the recently-burned Queen Elizabeth, discussing the vicissitudes of getting the book into print, and in finding a publisher for a nearly completed manuscript on the Salvage Board. Signed byt... View more info

From Derby Round to Burketown : The A.U.S.N. Story. in dj


Price: $45.00

Publisher: University of Queensland Press, St. Lucia, 1977, ISBN:070221244x:

Seller ID: 14234

McKELLAR, N.L. From Derby Round to Burketown : The A.U.S.N. Story. (St.Lucia) : University of Queensland Press, (1977). Pp 682. Illustrated. 8vo, brown cloth. A history of the Australian United Steam Navigation Company. Vg inchipped dj. 45.00 View more info

Service to Shipping Verifies Vision of Drydock Builders

By: McMANUS, P. J. Port and Province, 2:5)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: John S. Scott, Halifax, 1934,:

Seller ID: 60368

McMANUS, P. J. "Service to Shipping Verifies Vision of Drydock Builders" . An article in Port and Province, Volume 2, Number 5, April 1934, pp. 14-17.Halifax: John S. Scott, 1934. Pp. 32 (including covers). Illustrated. Trip le column. Large 8vo, illustrated stapled white wraps. Other articles include John Stephens's "Lordly Moose Finds Life 'Just One Thing After Another'", Robert Patrick Kehoe's "'Casey' Baldwin Suggests Absurdity of Secession Talk", H. M. Hatt's "A Good Province in Which to Live a Hundred Years, or so", and "Nova Scotia's Liverpool is Busy... View more info

White Sails, Black Clouds. in dj.

By: MCNAMARA, John J. "Don" Jr

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Burdette & Company, 1967,:

Seller ID: 34131

MCNAMARA, John J. "Don" Jr. White Sails, Black Clouds. Boston, Mass.: Burdette & Company, (1967). Pp 192, double column. Illustrated. Large 8vo, pict.cloth. Toy 1650, Morris & Howland p.92. A famous yachtsman's candid reflec tions on the designing, building, and sailing of elite racing yachts. Includes accounts of the 1956 American Olympic trials, the author's victory in the 1961 Marblehead-Halifax Race in the schooner Lord Jim (defeating the venerable Nina), his America's Cup challenge in the Twelve Metre Nefertiti, his narrow loss in the 1964 Olympics, among other accomplishments. Vg... View more info

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Irish Passenger Steamship Services. 1st UK 2 vols in dj.


Price: $225.00

Publisher: David & Charles, 1969,:

Seller ID: 38848

McNEILL, D.B. Irish Passenger Steamship Services. In Two Volumes. Volume I:North of Ireland. Volume II: South of Ireland. Newton Abbot: David & Charl es, (1969/1971). First Editions. Pp 232, frontis., incl. plates; 240, frontis., incl. plates. 8vo, olive green cloth. Vol. I.: "All the passenger steamship services associated with the North of Ireland over the last 150 yearsare here included. The thirty cross-channel routes from the days of Rob Ro y in 1818 to today's Lion and Ulster Prince are fully described; and there are chapters on the inshore steamers which plied on Belfast Lough and o... View more info

In the Footsteps of Scott. in dj.

By: MEAR, Roger and Robert SWAN SWAN, Robert FULCHER, Lindsay

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Jonathan Cape, London, 1987, ISBN:0224014183:

Seller ID: 59077

MEAR, Roger and Robert SWAN. In the Footsteps of Scott ; with research and additional material by Lindsay Fulcher. L.: Jonathan Cape, (1987). Pp. 306.Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth. Swan and Mear's efforts to become the first people to try to reach the South Pole on foot since Scott. Vg in dj. 30.00 View more info

To the Sea : Sagas of Survival and Tales of Epic Challenge on the Seven Seas. in dj.

By: MEISEL, Tony

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Black Dog & Leventhal,, 2000, ISBN:1579121136:

Seller ID: 59765

MEISEL, Tony. To the Sea : Sagas of Survival and Tales of Epic Challenge onthe Seven Seas. NY: Black Dog & Leventhal, (2000). Pp 288. 4to, navy blue cloth. To the Sea takes you from the dawn of sea exploration through today's technologically advanced sea travel, fishing and racing. [...] You will witness daring helicopter sea rescues and tragic boat wrecks [ [...] First hand accounts of remarkable singlehanded passages, from Joshua Slocum to Isabelle Autissier. Profiles of accomplished sailors, from Captain Cook to Eric Tabarly, Francis Chichester to Tania Aebi. Technical drawings of ship cons... View more info

Let's See if the World is Round

By: MIELCHE, Hakon

Price: $40.00

Publisher: William Hodge, 1938,:

Seller ID: 44473

MIELCHE, Hakon. Let's See if the World is Round. L: William Hodge, 1938. Pp330, [16] leaves plates. 8vo, sailcloth. Toy 449. An account of an ill fat ed cruise in a schooner from Copenhagen to the Torres Islands by way of thePanama Canal and the Galapagos. With dozens of charming marginal drawings. Slightly rubbed, else vg. In Travel Book Club binding. 40.00 View more info

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Clyde: From Its Source to the Sea. Its Development as a Navigable River


Price: $350.00

Publisher: Blackie & Son, 1888,:

Seller ID: 39694

MILLAR, W.J. The Clyde : From Its Source to the Sea. Its Development as a Navigable River, the Rise and Progress of Marine Engineering and Shipbuilding on its Banks, and the Leading Historical, Geological, and Meteorological Features of the Clyde Valley. L: Blackie & Son, 1888. Pp 324, frontis. 8vo,brown cloth, gilt and dec. to front and spine. A natural and cultural hist ory of the course of the Clyde. With detailed treatment of the development of engineering in the region, of steam navigation, of its defensive establishment, its lighthouses, and its yachting history. Slightly rubbed, owner's... View more info

And Two if By Sea : Fighting the Attack on America's Coasts. 2nd Printing card covers


Price: $8.50

Publisher: Coast Alliance, 1986,:

Seller ID: 58291

MILLEMANN, Beth. And Two if By Sea : Fighting the Attack on America's Coasts: A Citizen's Guide to the Coastal Zone Management Act and Other Coastal Laws. Washington, D.C.: Coast Alliance, November 1986. Second Printing. 8vo,illustrated card covers. This guide: Examines the impact on the coastal zo ne from residential and industrial development, ocean dumping of hazardous wastes, and energy development, and how the Coastal Zone Management Act andother coastal laws can be used to protect the Atlantic, Pacific, Gulf and Great Lakes coasts from these and emerging threats." -from the cover. Wr... View more info

Divine Thunder. 1st US in dj

By: MILLOT, Bernard BAIR, Lowell, trans.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: McCall Publishing, 1971,:

Seller ID: 17024

MILLOT, Bernard. Divine Thunder : The Life and Death of the Kamikazes. Translated by Lowell Bair. N.Y.: McCall Publishing Co., (1971). First US Edition. Pp 243. Illustrated. 8vo, red cloth spine. Contents : Amazing Japan; ThePath to Sacrifice; The Philippines: Birthplace of the Kamikazes; From Expe riment to Generalization; Escalation; Nautical Kamikazes; The Kikusuis of Okinawa; The Holocaust; Eternal Japan. Vg in dj. 25.00 View more info

Ship that Died of Shame. 1st UK in dj

By: MONSARRAT, Nicholas

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Cassell, London, 1959,:

Seller ID: 58583

MONSARRAT, Nicholas. The Ship that Died of Shame & other stories. L.: Cassell, (1959). First Printing. Pp 228. 8vo, blue cloth. Vg in edgeworn dj. 35.00 View more info

Down Easter Captain. 1st UK in dj


Price: $48.00

Publisher: 1967,:

Seller ID: 26018

MOORE, Capt. W.J. Down Easter Captain. Ilfracombe, Devon : Arthur H. Stockwell, Ltd.,, (1967). First UK Printing. Pp 238. Maps. Illustrated. 8vo, bluecloth. Chapters : Introduction by Captain W.J. Moore; 1. Five Voyages in B arque Sicilian 1856-1858; 2. First Four Voyages in Ship Reynard 1858-1861; 3. Last Two Voyages in Reynard 1861-1866; 4. Voyage in ship Nevada and two years ashore 1866-1869; 5. Mate and master of Ship Matchless 1870-1874; 6. Ship Charger and five voyages in Barque Coringa 1874-1880; 7. Fourteen Voyages in Barque John D. Brewer 1882-1896; 8. Ten Voyages in Barque Nuuanu 189... View more info

Fatal Impact. US book club in dj

By: MOOREHEAD, Alan COOK, James) BLIGH, William) BANKS, Joseph)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: 1966,:

Seller ID: 58585

MOOREHEAD, Alan. The Fatal Impact: An Account of the Invasion of the South Pacific, 1767-1840. N.Y.: Harper & Row, (1966). Book Club Edition. Pp 230, portrait frontis.+ plates + maps. 8vo, blue cloth. Beddie 316, Spence 808. Parts: 1. Tahiti; 2. Australia; 3. The Antarctic. Much on Cook, Bligh, Joseph Banks, &c. "Alan Moorehead has chosen three areas of contact to illustrate what followed the arrival of the first boldly seeking Europeans, ideal exemplars of the Age of Enlightenment, with their botanists, astronomers, landscape painters, scientific amateurs and wealthy dilettantes, their ma... View more info

Sucesos de las Islas Filipinas. in dj.

By: MORGA, Antonia de CUMMINS, J. S. (translated and edited by) Hakluyt Society, Second Series, Volume 140)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Hakluyt Society at the University Press, Cambridge, 1971, ISBN:0521010357:

Seller ID: 59937

MORGA, Antonia de. Sucesos de las Islas Filipinas ; translated and edited by J. S. Cummins. Cambridge: Published for the Hakluyt Society at the University Press, 1971. Pp. 347, port. frontis., + 2 folding maps. 8vo, blue cloth with gilt illustration to front and gilt lettering to spine. Hakluyt Society, Second Series, Volume 140. A history of the Spanish presence in the Philippines in the sixteenth century. Spine rubbed, top edge spotted, else vgin lightly browned dj. 50.00 View more info

Souvenir. in dj

By: MURDOCH, B.J., Rev.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Wickersham Press, Lancaster, PA, 1928,:

Seller ID: 20269

MURDOCH, Rev. B.J. Souvenir. Lancaster, PA : Wickersham Press, 1928. Pp (6),7-198,(2). 8vo, dark green cloth. Laugher p.410, Watters p.351. A New Brunswick novel with a fishing village setting. Vg in chipped dj. 50.00 View more info

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Dispatches and Letters of Vice Admiral Lord Viscount Nelson. ex-lib 7 vols.

By: NELSON, Horatio, Lord Viscount NICOLAS, Nicholas Harris, notes.

Price: $1,500.00

Publisher: Henry Colburn, 1845,:

Seller ID: 39018

NELSON, Horatio, Lord Viscount. The Dispatches and Letters of Vice Admiral Lord Viscount Nelson, With Notes by Sir Nicholas Harris Nicolas. L: Henry Colburn, 1845-1846. In 7 volumes. Pp 509; 495; 525; 542; 521; 502; 424. 8vo,pressed blue cloth, gilt titles to spine. Cowie 144: "This is the standard work of reference for Nelson's correspondence and the principal source fro m which his biographers have drawn (and still do draw) their material. It contains some 3,500 letters, including what are now the Nelson and Bridport Papers at the British Library, but not the Nelson Papers at the Nelson ... View more info

Submarine and Anti-Submarine. 1st UK

By: NEWBOLT, Henry

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Longmans, Green and Co, London, 1914,:

Seller ID: 38659

NEWBOLT, Henry. Submarine and Anti-Submarine. With a coloured frontispiece and 20 Full-page Illustrations by Norman Wilkinson. L.: Longmans, Green andCo., 1918. Pp 312, colour frontis. 8vo, blue cloth. Anderson 911. Chapters : 1. The Story of Submarine War; 2. The Evolution of the Submarine; 3. The Submarine of Today; 4. A British Submarine Base; 5. Submarines and War Pol icy; 6. Submarine v. War-ship; 7. War-ship v. Submarine; 8. British Submarines in the Baltic; 9. British Submarines in the Dardanelles; 10. The U-BoatBlockade; 11. Trawlers, Smacks, and Drifters; 12. The Destroyers; 13. P-Bo ... View more info

Great Years in Yachting. 1st UK in dj


Price: $60.00

Publisher: Nautical Publishing Company, 1970,:

Seller ID: 32509

NICHOLSON, John. Great Years in Yachting. Lymington: Nautical Publishing Company, (1970). First Edition. Pp 232, portrait frontispiece + 22 p of plates. 8vo, grey cloth. Toy 0044. "The author [son of Charles E. Nicholson] is principally concerned with the "Between War" period of yachting. This saw the passing of the great fleet of steam yachts, but the great schooners and 23-Metre class with their big professional crews were still racing and the "J" class became established. The period also saw the days of the famous America's Cup challengers, Shamrock IV and Shamrock V, de... View more info

High Boats : A Century of Salmon Remembered. in dj.

By: NORRIS, Pat Wastell

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Harbour Pub., 2003, ISBN:1550172891:

Seller ID: 60806

NORRIS, Pat Wastell. High Boats : A Century of Salmon Remembered. (Madeira Park, B.C.): Harbour Pub., (2003). Pp 232. Illustrated with numerous b/w photos to text. 8vo, blue cloth. This book is a celebration of the golden ageof the salmon fisheries in British Columbia. During the 20th century the f ish were plentiful, the work was dangerous but the money was good. There were shore jobs in the canneries and towns grew. This was the "boom," then itall ended. "Pat Wastell Norris wraps the history of coastal settlements ar ound the lives of two veteran fishermen taking one last trip ab... View more info