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Sea-Wyf and Biscuit. 4th pr, ex lib, in dj

By: SCOTT, J. M.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: William Heinemann, London, 1957,:

Seller ID: 53668


SCOTT, J. M. Sea-Wyf and Biscuit . L.: William Heinemann, (1957). Pp. (4),1-191,(1). 8vo, blue cloth. "Three men and a girl have been adrift on a raftbefore, but not three men quite like these and certainly not a girl like t his one. Violent and strange, this is a most entertaining book, and the final explanation is too good to give away."- Observer review on dj flap. Scott's treatment of this 1942 Indian Ocean incident formed the basis of the 1957 film Sea Wife, starring Joan Collins and Richard Burton First published in 1955. Ex library, with stamps, pouch, &c else vg in rubbed, spin... View more info

Maine Reader. 1st US in dj.

By: SHAIN, Charles and Samuella SHAIN (eds.) SHAIN, Samuella (ed.)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin, Boston, 1991, ISBN:0395576512:

Seller ID: 60814


SHAIN, Charles and Samuella SHAIN, edited by. Maine Reader. [dj adds... TheDown East Experience 1614 to the Present]. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1991. First Printing. Pp 524 including frontis. Illustrated with photos, drawing s and facsimiles to text. 8vo, blue cloth spine with white paper covered boards. "Here at last is a book that captures the sweep of Maine culture, from the dazzled vision of the first European explorers to the modern wit of Carolyn Chute." -from the dust jacket. Contents of special interest to the nautical aficionado may well be: Three Early Explorers: Verrazzano, ... View more info

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Sea and Land

By: SHALER, N.S

Price: $130.00

Publisher: Scribners, 1894,:

Seller ID: 32506


SHALER, N.S. Sea and Land: Features of Coasts and Oceans with Special Reference to the Life of Man. NY: Scribners, 1894. Pp 252. Frontis., 8 leaves ofplates. 8vo, dec. green cloth. "The object of this book is to introduce un professional students of nature to certain interesting phenomena of the sea-shore and of the depths of the ocean." Contents include: "Sea-Beaches", "The Depths of the Sea", "Icebergs", "Harbors and Civilization", "The Formation and Preservation of Harbors", and "Tidal Currents and Organic Life in Harbors". Slightly ru... View more info

Evening Star in dj.

By: SHEARWOOD, Ken

Price: $40.00

Publisher: D. Bradford Barton, 1970,:

Seller ID: 28555


SHEARWOOD, Ken. Evening Star: The Story of a Cornish Fishing Lugger. (Truro, Cornwall: D. Bradford Barton, [n.d.]). ca 1970. Pp 107. 8vo, blue cloth. From the foremost publisher of Cornwalliana comes this fictionalized account of the historical Cornish fisheries, and of the villages and men that prosecuted them. Vg in dj. 40.00 View more info

Shipyard Terms. stapled printed cards.

By: Shipyard Terms). WARTIME MERCHANT SHIPPING LIMITED.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Wartime Merchant Shipping Limited, 0,:

Seller ID: 58275


(Shipyard Terms). Shipyard Terms. (N. pl.): Wartime Merchant Shipping Limited, [1940?]. Pp 30. Illustrated with numerous technical drawings to text. Small 8vo, tan stapled printed card covers, black lines to left had side of front cover. This is a "glossary of ship and shipyard terms with accompanying illustrations", -from the text. There is also a four paragraph reminder,entitled "It's Up to You", that this work preformed well, was essential to Canada's wartime efforts. Covers soiled, wrinkle to front cover top edge, small rust stains from staples, previous owner's name pencil... View more info

Port of Houston. in chipped dj.

By: SIBLEY, Marilyn McAdams

Price: $55.00

Publisher: University of Texas Press, 1968,:

Seller ID: 29103


SIBLEY, Marilyn McAdams. The Port of Houston: a history. Austin: Universityof Texas Press, (1968). Pp 246. Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth. A full, illu strated account of the development of "a small town on a stream 'of a very inconvenient size;- not quite narrow enough to jump over, a little too deepto wade through without taking off your shoes' into an international compl ex through which almost $4 billion in cargo passed in its fiftieth-anniversary year." -from the dj. Vg in chipped dj. 55.00 View more info

By the Sea in Nova Scotia. 5th printing. signed

By: SIMPSON, Ted

Price: $7.00

Publisher: 1979,:

Seller ID: 59092


SIMPSON, Ted. By the Sea in Nova Scotia. Fourth Printing. N.pl.: n.pub, February 1983. Pp [1]-24. Illustrated. 8vo, stapled card covers. Vg. Signed byauthor. 7.00 View more info

Forgotten Man & Our Own Robin Hood. 6th pr

By: SIMPSON, Ted BUCKNAM, Ransford)

Price: $5.00

Publisher: 1981,:

Seller ID: 59093


SIMPSON, Ted. The Forgotten Man & Our Own Robin Hood : Tales of Disaster, Starvation and Heart-warming stories of rescue. N.pl.: n.pub, (1981). Sixth Printing. Pp (2),[1]-21. Illustrated. 8vo, card covers. Contents : Buckman;Laurence: Marijuana; Pirate Hall; Bay of Fundy; Treasure Found; Robin Hood ; The Mystery Man. Vg. 5.00 View more info

North Sea Quest. UK in dj

By: SLADE, Gurney RATCLIFF, Ernest

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press, 1935,:

Seller ID: 14258


SLADE, Gurney. A North Sea Quest. Illustrated by Ernest Ratcliff. L.: Oxford University Press, (1935). Pp 256. 8vo, blue cloth. In The Challenge Series for Boys. Vg in slightly chipped dj. 15.00 View more info

Fourth Service. in dj.

By: SLADER, John

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Robert Hale, London, 1994, ISBN:0709048483:

Seller ID: 59692


SLADER, John. The Fourth Service : Merchantmen at War 1939-1945. L: Robert Hale, (1994). Pp 347 + [40] pp plates. 8vo, black cloth. "Here at last is the true story of the merchant fleet during World War II, the non-fighting service in which 32,000 men died yet whose essential role has never been fully appreciated." -from the dust jacket. With mention of the port of Halifax, Nova Scotia. Many excellent photos with informative comments for each. Chapters : 1. The Price of Defeat; 2. Merchantmen and Defence; 3. U-boats: The Early Days; 4. U-boats: The Holocausts; 5. Surface Raiders; 6. At... View more info

Modern Boat Building. UK in dj.

By: SLEIGHT, Steve

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Nautical, 1985, ISBN:0851773486:

Seller ID: 59300


SLEIGHT, Steve. Modern Boat Building : Materials and Methods. (L.): Nautical, (1985). Pp 224. Illustrated with numerous photos, technical diagrams andgraphs to text. 8vo, black cloth. Steve Sleight has for the first time col lected in one volume the techniques in boat construction developed in the 80s. -from the dust jacket. The text is very well supported by illustrations. Chapters : Section I: Materials 1. Fibre reinforcements; 2. Resin systems; 3. Core materials; 4. Wood; 5. Adhesives; 6. Paints and varnishes; Section II: Methods 7. Design considerations; 8. Mould construction and working c... View more info

Alone at Sea: The Adventures of Joshua Slocum.. 1st in dj

By: SLOCUM, Joshua). SPENCER, Ann SPENCER, Ann.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Doubleday Canada, 1998,:

Seller ID: 26435


(SLOCUM, Joshua). SPENCER, Ann. Alone at Sea: The Adventures of Joshua Slocum. Tor.: Doubleday Canada, Published in cooperation with the Old DartmouthHistorical Society - New Bedford Whaling Museum, (1998). First Printing. P p (6),vii-xiv,1-321,(1) + 16 pp of plates. 8vo, blue cloth. Vg in dj. 30.00 View more info

Glorious Shannon's Old Blue Duster. in dj

By: SNIDER, C.H.J. WHITE, William Thomas, Rt.Hon.Sir

Price: $65.00

Publisher: McClelland & Stewart, 1923,:

Seller ID: 34962


SNIDER, C.H.J. The Glorious "Shannon's" Old Blue Duster and other Faded Flags of Fadeless Fame. With a foreword from the Rt. Hon. Sir William Thomas White. Illustrated. Tor.: McClelland & Stewart, (1923). Pp (6),vii-xv,(3),3-430,(2). 8vo, navy cloth. Watters p.897, Spadoni & Donnelly 744. Snider (1879-1971). "Into these stories of the sea-fights of 1812, Mr. Snider has putthe results of the most minute and detailed research and study, and has pr oduced a book that is authentic and authoritative, which can be regarded asthe last word, the supreme authority, and the complete story of... View more info

Glorious Shannon's Old Blue Duster. in dj

By: SNIDER, C.H.J. WHITE, William Thomas, Rt.Hon.Sir

Price: $65.00

Publisher: McClelland & Stewart, 1923,:

Seller ID: 34964


SNIDER, C.H.J. The Glorious "Shannon's" Old Blue Duster and other Faded Flags of Fadeless Fame. With a foreword from the Rt. Hon. Sir William Thomas White. Illustrated. Tor.: McClelland & Stewart, (1923). Pp (6),vii-xv,(3),3-430,(2). 8vo, navy cloth. Watters p.897, Spadoni & Donnelly 744. Snider (1879-1971). "Into these stories of the sea-fights of 1812, Mr. Snider has putthe results of the most minute and detailed research and study, and has pr oduced a book that is authentic and authoritative, which can be regarded asthe last word, the supreme authority, and the complete story of... View more info

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Religious Tracts dispersed by the Society for Promoting of Christian Knowledge, Vol. X only

By: Society for Promoting of Christian Knowledge) WOODWARD, Josiah STEVENS, Thomas STANHOPE, George

Price: $175.00

Publisher: F. C. and J. Rivington, 1823,:

Seller ID: 59835


(Society for Promoting of Christian Knowledge). Religious Tracts dispersed by the Society for Promoting of Christian Knowledge, Vol. X. On the Christian Religion, Doctrine, and Practice. L: C. and J. Rivington, 1823. The tenth of thirteen volumes, being a collection of seventeen individual tracts (with the first two being of nautical interest) consisting of: WOODWARD, Josiah. The Seaman's Monitor; or, Advice to Sea-faring Men. With reference to their Behavior before, in, and after their Voyage. With Prayers for their use. Also an Address to the Officers and Seamen in His Majesty's Royal Navy. ... View more info

We'll All Go Sailing. in dj.

By: SPICER, Maggee and Richard Thompson. THOMPSON, Richard. LaFAVE, Kim.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Fitzhenry & Whiteside, 2001, ISBN:1550416626:

Seller ID: 57967


SPICER, Maggee and Richard THOMPSON. We'll All Go Sailing. Illustrated by Kim LaFave. (Markham, Ont.): Fitzhenry & Whiteside, (2001). Pp [32], some folding. Oblong, ill. boards. An illustrated book for early readers chronicling the adventures of an intrepid threesome on a variety of brightly-coloured seas. Vg in lightly rubbed dj. 12.00 View more info

Masters of Sail. 1st ed, 1st pr, in dj

By: SPICER, Stanley T.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Ryerson Press, 1968,:

Seller ID: 7259


SPICER, Stanley T. Masters of Sail : The Era of Square-rigged Vessels in the Maritime Provinces. Tor.: The Ryerson Press, (September 1968). First Edition, First Printing. Pp (6), [7]-278, (2), including plates. Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth. Map endpapers. Chapters : The Birth of an Industry; The Maritime Square-rigged Vessel; Shipbuilders in Nova Scotia; Shipbuilders in New Brunswick; Shipbuilders in Prince Edward Island; Building a Wooden Vessel; The Mariners; The Ship's Business; Navigational Aids to Shipping; Of Men and Ships. With glossary, bibliography and index. Vg in lightly worn dj. 35... View more info

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Transatlantic Mail. in dj.

By: STAFF, Frank CUNARD, Samuel)

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Adlard Coles in association with George G. Harrap, London, 1956,:

Seller ID: 59268


STAFF, Frank. The Transatlantic Mail . L.: Adlard Coles in association withGeorge G. Harrap, (1956). Pp. 191, including frontis. and plates. Large 8v o, blue cloth. This volume chronicles the development of the trans-Atlanticmail services in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. Focusing on the efforts of Cunard, Collins, and other packet ship operators, this volume i s able to trace the rise of this very important aspect of shipping and inter-continental communication. Includes excerpts from many primary sources, lists of the various packets operating between Europe and the Americas, as w... View more info

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Clyde Pleasure Steamers

By: Steamers)

Price: $125.00

Publisher: James Hedderwick & Sons, Glasgow, 1937,:

Seller ID: 60083


(Steamers). Clyde Pleasure Steamers : Forty Illustrations of the Best-KnownClyde Steamers, with Descriptive Matter on Separate Tissue ; Enlarged and Revised Edition. Glasgow: James Hedderwick & Sons, [n.d. - ca. late-1930s].Pp. 4, then 40 p. of plates with descriptive text on the tissue guards. Ob long 8vo, illustrated blue card covers. Steamers featured in this volume include: S. S. Duchess of Montrose, S. S. Duchess of Rothesay, P. S. Queen Empress, S. S. Talisman, S. S. Duchess of Argyll, P. S. Eagle III, S. S. LucyAshton, S. S. Duchess of Fife, T. S. Queen Alexandra, S. S. Marmion, S. S. G... View more info

No Greater Love. 2nd US in dj

By: STEELE, Danielle

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Delacorte, New York, 1991, ISBN:0385299095:

Seller ID: 21511


STEELE, Danielle. No Greater Love. New York: Delacorte Press, (1991). Second Printing. Pp 392. 8vo, black cloth spine, grey paper boards. A novel of the Titanic. "As Edwina watched the three giant propellers outlined on the stern against the sky, there was a roar like no other she had ever heard, asthough the ship were being torn asunder. Many explained afterward as sound ing as though the ship were actually breaking in half, but all were told that this couldn't have happened." -from the dj. Vg in dj. 18.00 View more info