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Voyage of the Catalpa 1st in dj

By: STEVENS, Peter F.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Carroll, New York, 2002, ISBN:078670974X:

Seller ID: 47202

STEVENS, Peter F. The Voyage of the Catalpa : A Perilous Journey and Six Irish Rebels' Flight to Freedom. NY: Carroll & Graft Publishers, (2002). First Edition. Pp 391. Illustrated with [8] pp of plates. 8vo, black spine withgray paper covered boards. "Fast-paced, compelling, and meticulously resea rched, this saga of American, Irish, British, and Australian history is thefirst full telling of the voyage of the Catalpa in one hundred and twenty- five years." -from the dust jacket. Vg in dj. 25.00 View more info

Monturiol's Dream. 1st US in dj.

By: STEWART, Matthew MONTURIOL, Narcís.

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Pantheon Books, 2003, ISBN:0375414398:

Seller ID: 60494

(MONTURIOL, Narcís). STEWART, Matthew. Monturiol's Dream. The ExtraordinaryStory of the Submarine Inventor Who Wanted to Save the World. NY: Pantheon Books, (2003). First American Edition. Pp 338. Illustrations to text. 8vo, white paper covered boards. A life of Narcís Monturiol, the inventor of th e world's first fully operational steam-powered submarine. Examines Monturiol's life and the utopian ideals which motivated him and his supporters in striving to create a better world for the common man. Vg in dj. 22.00 View more info

ABC of Boat Sailing. rev. US in dj.

By: STONE, Herbert L.

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Dodd, Mead, 1956,:

Seller ID: 58525

STONE, Herbert L. The ABC of Boat Sailing. With Illustrations. Revised Edition. N.Y.: Dodd, Mead & Co., 1956. Pp 121 + [8] pp of plates. Numerous technical diagrams to text. 8vo, blue cloth. Toy 2235, see Morris & Howland p.135. Chapters : Preliminary; The Boat; Effect of Wind on Sails; Sailing the Boat; Making a Mooring; Meeting the Emergency; Getting the Most Out of the Boat; The Care of the Boat; A Few Words on Types of Small Boats; Some Wordsof Caution; Glossary. Boards rubbed, else vg in nicked and price-clipped d j. 16.00 View more info

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On the Good Ship Lollipop. UK ed

By: TEMPLE, Shirley CLARE, Sidney WHITING, Richard A.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Movietone Music Corporation, 1934,:

Seller ID: 59570

TEMPLE, Shirley. On the Good Ship Lollipop. Words and music by Sidney Clareand Richard Whiting. From the film "Bright Eyes" released by Fox Films. L: Movietone Music Corporation, (1934). Sheet music, folded once to make four pages. Illustrated with a charming picture of the young Shirley Temple in one of her familiar coquettish poses. 4to, ill. wraps with orange trim and titles. Three half-inch closed tear to the fore-edges, small brown spot to Ms Temple's ring finger on her left hand, else a very nice copy of music and film ephemera. 50.00 View more info

Longlining experiments for cod off the east coast of Newfoundland and southern Labrador, 19501955

By: TEMPLEMAN, Wilfred and A.M. FLEMING Fisheries Research Board Bulletin 141 FLEMING, A.M.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Fisheries Research Board of Canada, Ottawa, 1963,:

Seller ID: 20181

TEMPLEMAN, Wilfred and A.M. FLEMING. Longlining experiments for cod off theeast coast of Newfoundland and southern Labrador, 19501955. Ottawa : Fishe ries Research Board of Canada, 1963. Pp (3),ivviii,1-65,(3). Illustrated, maps, graphs. 8vo, card covers. Bulletin of the Fisheries Research Board of Canada 141. O'Dea 3670. Vg. 35.00 View more info

Innocents Afloat.

By: TEXTOR, Ken.

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Sheridan House,, 1993, ISBN:0924486414:

Seller ID: 58192

TEXTOR, Ken. Innocents Afloat : Close Encounters with Sailors, Boats and Places from Maine to Florida. Dobbs Ferry, NY: Sheridan House, 1993. Pp 168. Illustrated with drawings to text. 8vo, yellow illustrated card cover. Thisis: "an entertaining insight into the main reasons for going to sea: the p eople and their boats, dreams and schemes, their exuberant adventures." -from the cover. If you love to laugh this book is a delight! Covers lightly rubbed, ow vg. 14.00 View more info

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Brassey's Naval Annual 1945. US ed, in dj

By: THURSFIELD, H.G., Rear-Admiral, ed BRASSEY MCMURTRIE, Francis E. HURD, Archibald, Sir.

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Macmillan, 1945,:

Seller ID: 29570

THURSFIELD, H.G., Rear-Admiral, (ed). Brassey's Naval Annual 1945. N.Y.: Macmillan, 1945. Pp (i)-viii, 1-324, [2], P1-P119, 1-6, [1] of index. Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth. Thursfield's "The Organisation of Fighting Forces"; E.A. Altham's "A Naval Chronicle"; Francis E. McMurtrie's "Foreign Navies";Archibald Hurd's "The Future of the British Maritime Industries"; Oliver S tewart's "The Air War at Sea"; Bernard Brodie's "The Strategy of the Pacific War"; H. Rosinski's "Strategy and Propaganda in German Naval Thought"; L.MacLean's "Sea-... View more info

Flower of Gloucester. 1st ed.


Price: $250.00

Publisher: Williams and Norgate, 1911,:

Seller ID: 38770

THURSTON, E. Temple. The Flower of Gloucester. Illustrated by W.R. Dakin. L: Williams and Norgate, 1911. Pp 244, col. frontis., [5] leaves col. plates. 8vo, green cloth, t.e.g., gilt titles on spine, gilt dec. and title to front. Toy 1205. The first edition of a canal classic. A very civil meander through the English country, with impromptu philosophical ruminations en route. With charming colour plates and text illustrations by Dakin. A lovely book. Slightly rubbed, very slight shelfwear, occasional light foxing to initial leaves, gift inscription to ffep, else vg. 250.00 View more info

Ship Hector 1773-1973

By: TIBBEL, Elizabeth

Price: $10.00

Publisher: 1973,:

Seller ID: 59409

TIBBEL, Elizabeth. Ship Hector 1773-1973. n.p., 1973. Pp. [4], unpaginated. 8vo, white ill. card covers. Three poems: "Lochbroom Church", "The Hector - Pictou Pioneer", "Pictou Pioneer". Crease along the bottom edge, sticker remainder to the front cover, else vg. 10.00 View more info

Men O' War

By: U.S. Navy) Newport News Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Company.

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Newport News Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Company, 1943,:

Seller ID: 35685

(U.S. Navy). Men O' War. Newport News, Va.: Newport News Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Company, (1943). Pp 48. 4to, stapled ill. card covers. A large-format review of the fortunes of the U.S. Navy to the time of publication, featuring photographs of the aftermath of the Pearl Harbor attack prominently. Also featured are Navy ships built at Newport News, from the USS Kearsarge (1900) to the USS Essex (1942). A few small nicks to cover, slightly rubbed, else vg. 65.00 View more info

War Vessels Silhouette Identification Book : United States

By: United States Navy]

Price: $125.00

Publisher: H.M. Government, 1937,:

Seller ID: 38606

[United States Navy]. War Vessels Silhouette Identification Book : United States. [L]: H.M. Government, [1937]. Pp [2], 7 leaves illustrations, some folding. 4to, printed wraps with ties. O.U. 6118(5). Silhouette illustrations of the battleships, aircraft carriers, cruisers, destroyers, submarines, and auxiliary vessels of the U.S. fleet, from the Saratoga to the ammunition ships Pyro and Nitro, to the humblest fleet tugs. Two inch chip to front cover at top outer corner not affecting text or illustrations, slightly rubbed, slight nicking, else vg. 125.00 View more info

Ships & How They Sailed the Seven Seas. 3rd pr, no dj.

By: Van LOON, Hendrik Willem

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Simon and Schuster, 1935,:

Seller ID: 21825

Van LOON, Hendrik Willem. Ships & How They Sailed the Seven Seas (5000 B.C.- A.D.1935). N.Y.: Simon and Schuster, 1935. Third Printing. Pp. 318. With [139] illustrations. Frontis. 8vo, blue cloth. Spine faded, titles all but obliterated, cloth rubbed, some scuffing along the rear outer hinge, a few small white smudges to front outer hinge, small bookplate to front paste-d own, else vg. 30.00 View more info

De Verlizen van de Nederlandse Koopvaardij

By: von MUNCHING, L.L. Erato Monografie 02

Price: $28.00

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

Seller ID: 28512

von MÜNCHING, L.L. De Verliezen van de Nederlandse Koopvaardij in de EersteWereldoorlog 1914-1918. Haarlem : Historische Boekhandel Erato / Uitgeveri j de Boer Maritiem, (1981). Pp 80. Illustrated. 8vo, cardcovers. No.2 in the Erato Monografie series. Vg. 28.00 View more info

Adventure in New Zealand. abrigement, in dj.

By: WAKEFIELD, Edward Jerningham STEVENS, Joan, (ed.) New Zealand Classics.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Viking, Auckland, 1987, ISBN:0670819964:

Seller ID: 59549

WAKEFIELD, Edward Jerningham. Adventure in New Zealand. An abridgement, edited by Joan Stevens. (Auckland, New Zealand): Viking, (1987). Pp 320, including [16] pp of illustrations and [3] pp maps. 8vo, blue cloth. New ZealandClassics Series. Nineteen year old Edward Jerningham Wakefield, the son of the founder of the New Zealand Company kept a journal of his five years in New Zealand during the mid eighteen hundreds. "His friendships with the wh alers whose rough hospitality and courage he admired in contrast to the hypocrisy of the missionaries; the dramatic and often comic haggling over ... View more info

Berlitz Ocean Cruising & Cruise Ships 2003. pbk.

By: WARD, Douglas

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Berlitz, London, 2003, ISBN:9812460586:

Seller ID: 58304

WARD, Douglas. Berlitz Ocean Cruising & Cruise Ships 2003. (L.: Berlitz Publishing), 2003. Pp 640. Illustrated with b/w and/or colour photos, maps andtables to text. 8vo, ill. card covers. "The Definitive Guide, Now in its 1 8th Year. [...] This authoritative book is designed to answer all your questions in detail, whether this is your first cruise or your fiftieth: [...]"-from the cover. Including detailed reviews of 254 cruise ships; freighter travel, tall ships and expedition cruises. Vg. 18.00 View more info

Calm at Sunset, Calm at Dawn. 2nd printing, in dj.

By: WATKINS, Paul.

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Houghton Miffl, 1989, ISBN:0395509599:

Seller ID: 59454

WATKINS, Paul. Calm at Sunset, Calm at Dawn. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, (1989). Second Printing. Pp 275. 8vo, blue cloth spine with blue paper covered boards. Paul Watkins, who's first novel, Night Over Day Over Night, was nominated for the Booker Prize, combines his literary talent with his experience as a crewman working on the trawlers off the New England Coast to produce a powerful novel of men who make their living by fishing. "Moving, violent, at time ferociously funny, this superb novel is an absolutely fresh addition to the venerable tradition of tales of the sea and the men who wor... View more info


By: WEBB, William

Price: $45.00

Publisher: HMSO, London, 1976, ISBN:0115106758:

Seller ID: 28514

WEBB, William. Coastguard!: An Official History of HM Coastguard. L: HMSO, (1976). Pp 196. Illustrated. 8vo, brown cloth. "...A fascinating account ofmen who have fought against smugglers, manned ships of the Royal Navy, gua rded the coast, and who are now responsible for the saving of life around Britain's shores. Based upon official and other documents, books, reports and papers, and backed by profound research among local records and newspapers, Coastguard! is an excellent combination of scholarship, drama and readability." -from the dj. Small stain to bottom edge, else vg in dj. 45... View more info

Blue Strand Wire Rope Catalogue

By: Wire Rope Industries of Canada)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Wire Rope Industries of Canada Limited, Lachine, QC, 1967,:

Seller ID: 60290

(Wire Rope Industries of Canada). Blue Strand Wire Rope Catalogue . (Lachine, QC): Wire Rope Industries of Canada, Limited, [1967?]. Pp. 152. Large 8vo, illustrated grey card covers. Includes a section on marine wire rope. Rubbed, name to front, pencilled and inked notations to first leaf and verso front cover, else vg. 30.00 View more info

Seenot Opfer Siege

By: WIRZ, Hans

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Carl Schünemann Verlag, Bremen, 1965,:

Seller ID: 60665

WIRZ, Hans. Seenot Opfer Siege : Ein Jahrhundert Deutsche Gesellschaft zur Rettung Schiffbrüchiger. Bremen: Carl Schünemann Verlag, (1965). Pp. 268. Illustrated. Double column. Square 8vo, tan cloth with green lettering to front and spine. A volume outlining Germany's search-and-rescue efforts in saving the lives of shipwreck victims. Text in German. Front inner hinge tender, else vg. 25.00 View more info

Ferries and Ferrymen. 1st UK in dj

By: WOOD, G. Bernard

Price: $20.00

Publisher: 1969,:

Seller ID: 59370

WOOD, G. Bernard. Ferries and Ferrymen. L.: Cassell, (1969). First Printing. Pp 162. Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth. Chapters : Monastic Heritage; FerryBattles and Fen Strategy; Elephants, Live Carp, and Scandal; Water Music o n London River; Hazards on the Solent; By Ferry Stages into Cornwall; Around the Severn Sea; The Welsh Story; Merseyside Memories; Lakeland Ghost and Solway Smuggler; Prince Bishops and their Ferries; Scottish Waters. Musty, else vg in price-clipped dj. 20.00 View more info