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Clive's Lost Treasure. in dj.

By: ALLEN, Geoffrey ALLEN, David.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Robin Garton, 1978,:

Seller ID: 28801

ALLEN, Geoffrey and David. Clive's Lost Treasure. L: Robin Garton, 1978. Pp103. Illustrated. Large 8vo, brown cloth. An account of a treasure dive in South African waters, accompanied by Great White sharks. The booty in ques tion was Robert Clive's personal wealth, bound for India but lost along with the lives of over one hundred and fifty soldiers in the waters off Port Elizabeth. Slightly splayed, else vg in rubbed dj. 50.00 View more info

Wooden Fighting Ship in the Royal Navy. 1st UK in dj


Price: $85.00

Publisher: Blandford, 1968,:

Seller ID: 28730

ARCHIBALD, E.H.H. The Wooden Fighting Ship in the Royal Navy 897-1860. Illustrated by Ray Woodward. L.: Blandford Press, (1968). First Edition. Pp 174. Illustrated. 4to, blue cloth. "The author is the curator of oil paintingsat the National Maritime Museum, and so is well placed to use its unique r ecords and collections. He has worked in close collaboration with the artist , Ray Woodward, who has produced meticulous drawing, working from Admiralty builders' draughts and from models and pictures. Besides the general text, the book contains copious lists of establishments of ships and guns,... View more info

Pat Baird's Arctic Journal, 1938-1939

By: BAIRD, Pat Northward Journal 39) HOUSTON, James

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Penumbra Press, Moonbeam, ON, 1986,:

Seller ID: 59047

BAIRD, Pat. "Pat Baird's Arctic Journal, 1938-1939" . An article in Northward Journal: A Quarterly of Northern Arts, Number 39, pp. 5-24. Moonbeam, ON: Penumbra Press, 1986. Pp. 59. Illustrated. Double column. Oblong 8vo, illustrated white card covers. Baird's account of his time spent in the Northwest Territories and the Hudson Bay area in the late-1930s. Includes a cartoon by James Houston. Also includes non-nautical-related works by Yves Theriault, Juan Gallegos, Rosemary Sullivan, Dermot McCarthy, and Rob Kenter. Vg. For the issue. 10.00 View more info

Exploring the Lusitania. in dj

By: BALLARD, Robert D. and Spencer DUNMORE DUNMORE, Spencer

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Warner / Madison, New York, 1995, ISBN:0446518514:

Seller ID: 22296

BALLARD, Robert D. and Spencer DUNMORE. Exploring the Lusitania : Probing the Mysteries of the Sinking That Changed History. (N.Y.) : Warner / MadisonPress Book, (1995). Pp 227. Illustrated. 4to, green cloth. Vg in dj. 40.00 View more info

Explorations : My Quest for Adventure and Discovery Under the Sea. ill. card covers.

By: BALLARD, Robert D. McCONNELL, Malcolm, (with).

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Hyperion, 1995, ISBN:078688181X:

Seller ID: 58536

BALLARD, Robert D. Explorations : My Quest for Adventure and Discovery Under the Sea. With Malcolm McConnell. NY: Hyperion, (1995). First Edition trade paperback. Pp 407 + [48] pp of colour plates. 8vo, ill. card covers. "Dr.Robert Ballard is the world's most renowned and accomplished oceanographer . Now, for the first time, he tells the entire story of his fascinating undersea career - a career marked with scientific breakthroughs, awe-inspiringdiscoveries, and personal triumphs and tragedies." -from the cover. Rubbed , light wear to edges, ow vg. 14.00 View more info

Naval State in Newfoundland, 1749-1791

By: BANNISTER, Jerry Journal of the Canadian Historical Association, New Series Vol. 11

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Canadian Historical Association, 2000, ISBN:088798195x:

Seller ID: 58170

BANNISTER, Jerry. The Naval State in Newfoundland, 1749-1791. An article published in Journal of the Canadian Historical Association, New Series Vol. 11, pp. 17-50. Canadian Historical Association, 2000. Pp. 218. 8vo, blue ill. card covers. Of additional local interest: Greg Marquis's "Civilized Drinking: Alcohol and Society in New Brunswick, 1945-1975". Vg. 9.00 View more info

Oceanography and Marine Biology. Vol.6. no dj


Price: $50.00

Publisher: Allen & Unwin, 1969,:

Seller ID: 31884

BARNES, Harold, (ed.). Oceanography and Marine Biology : An Annual Review. Volume 6. L. : Allen & Unwin, (1969). Pp 563. 8vo, blue cloth. Contents : Robert L. Smith's "Upwelling"; H.C. Freiesleben's "Position Finding at Sea";Ricardo M. Pytkowicz's "The Carbon Dioxide-Carbonate System at High Pressu re in the Oceans"; Elizabeth Percival's "Marine Algal Carbohydrates"; J. Gutknecht and J. Dainty's "Ionic Relations of Marine Algae"; E.O. Morris' "Yeasts of Marine Origin"; Dorothy Breslin Spangenberg's "Recent Studies of Strobilation in Jellyfish... View more info

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Rolls Royce and other poems. First English Language Edition

By: BASSANI, Giorgio

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Aya Press: 1982

Seller ID: 116604

ISBN: 0920544363

BASSANI, Giorgio. Rolls Royce and other poems. Translated from the Italian by Francesca Valente, Introduction by Northrop Frye. Toronto : Aya Press, 1982. First English Language Edition. Pp. (9),[10]-45,(2). 8vo (155 x 222 mm), art-illustrated card covers, with silver and pink lettering to front, pink lettering to spine. Giorgio Bassani (b. March 4, 1916, Bologna, Italy – d. April 13, 2000, Italy) was a novelist, poet, essayist, and editor. He received the Charles Veillon [fr], the Strega, the Campiello, the Viareggio, and the Nelly Sachs prizes. Northrop Frye,... View more info

Crew of One. proof.

By: BENTOS, Carlos.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Penguin Putnam, New York, 2002,:

Seller ID: 59402

BENTOS, Carlos. A Crew of One : The Odyssey of a Solo Marlin Fisherman. NY:Penguin Putnam, (2002). Uncorrected Proof. Pp 204. 8vo, illustrated card c overs. Carlos Bentos is the world's only known championship-winning solo marlin fisherman. "This book, "offers a new way of looking at fishing, at self-reliance, at the mystique and contemplative solitude of being alone at sea." -publisher's insert. Pen mark to title page, ow very good. 15.00 View more info

Prisoners of the Sea. in dj.

By: BOREHAM, Dennis W. Cedar Series No. 10.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Victory Press., 1968,:

Seller ID: 58993

BOREHAM, Dennis W. Prisoners of the Sea. L: Victory Press. Pp 119. Illustrated with map frontis. 8vo, illustrated card covered boards. Cedar Series No. 10. "Boys and Girls 9-13" "Double trouble! With two sets of twins around we may expect some fun," predicted Mr. Mortimer. And, if adventure is fun, the four friends certainly had their share of it when they visited Shell Island and were caught up in the mystery of the old lighthouse there." -from the dust jacket. Small pen mark and abrasion to ffep, ow vg in lightly rubbed dj. 10.00 View more info

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Naval Officer's Sword. in dj.

By: BOSANQUET, Harry T.A., Captain AYLWARD, J.D. MAY, W.E., Commander. MUNDAY, John.

Price: $500.00

Publisher: HMSO, 1955,:

Seller ID: 38615

BOSANQUET, Henry T.A., Captain. The Naval Officer's Sword. With a Note by J.D. Aylward; Sketches by John Munday; Edited by Commander W.E. May. London : HMSO, 1955. First Edition. Pp (2),iii-vi,[1]-[240]. With a few drawings in the text. 8vo (175 mm x 215 mm), blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine, gilt sword to front board. The last 12 pages were printed on glossy stock and include b&w photos of manufacturer's cards, invoices, &c. Captain Henry Theodore Augustus Bosanquet, C.V.O., R.N., F.S.A. (b. August 3, 1870, Bombay - d. January 17, 1959, Southampton), Secretary of Marine ... View more info

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Life of Admiral of the Fleet Sir Arthur Knyvet Wilson. no dj.

By: BRADFORD, Edward E., Admiral Sir WILSON, Arthur Knyvet, Admiral Sir.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: John Murray, 1923,:

Seller ID: 39643

BRADFORD, Edward E., Admiral Sir. Life of Admiral of the Fleet Sir Arthur Knyvet Wilson. L: John Murray, 1923. Pp 257, frontis., [4] leaves plates. A biography of this First Sea Lord of the Dreadnought era, written by a friend and brother officer who long served under his command. Slightly rubbed, spine sunned, edges specked, else vg. 125.00 View more info

Gates of Hell. 1st UK, no dj.

By: BROOKES, Ewart

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Jarrolds, 1960,:

Seller ID: 32169

BROOKES, Ewart. The Gates of Hell. (L): Jarrolds, (1960). First Printing. Pp (8),9-[144 ]+ 12 p of plates. 8vo, black cloth. Law 0499, Myron Smith World War II at Sea 1852. A general account of the Murmansk convoys in World War Two which employs incidents from several in order to illustrate the author's thesis that lives were needlessly squandered as a result of inept decision-making in high places. Owner's name, ow vg. 35.00 View more info

Deep Sea Sailing. 2nd printing

By: BRUCE, Erroll SOMERSET, Robert, foreword

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Stanley Paul, 1959,: 1959

Seller ID: 60422

BRUCE, Erroll. Deep Sea Sailing. London : Stanley Paul, (1959). Second Impression. Pp 244, frontispiece + 14 p of plates. 8vo, green cloth. Toy 3831. Foreword by Robert Somerset. Chapters : 1. Planning a Cruise; 2. The Craft; 3. Fittings and Equipment; 4. Maintenance; 5. Emergency Repairs; 6. The Crew; 7. Preparing the Crew for Sea; 8. Watchkeeping and Routine; 9. Food and Water; 10. Safety at Sea; 11. Navigation; 12. Cruise Strategy, Weather and Currents; 13. Wind and Sea; 14. Bad Weather; View more info

Beautiful Boat Crafts : Decorating Ideas and Projects for On Board. ill. card covers.


Price: $22.00

Publisher: Hartley & Marks,, 2000, ISBN:088179192X:

Seller ID: 58539

BUCKINGHAM, Linda. Beautiful Boat Crafts : Decorating Ideas and Projects for On Board. (Point Roberts, WA): Hartley & Marks, (2000). Pp 206. Illustrated with numerous color photos to text. Large 8vo, ill. card covers. French wraps. Here are 50 art and craft projects one can make to decorate your home or boat. Each project comes complete with a list of materials required; and step-by-step instructions accompanied by photos or diagrams of the work in progress. Some of the projects mentioned: "etched"glass cabinet doors; galley floorcloth; seashell border towels; embroidered cushion; canv... View more info

Old Steamboat Days on the Hudson River. 1st ed, ex-lib.

By: BUCKMAN, David Lear

Price: $80.00

Publisher: Grafton Press, 1907,:

Seller ID: 31857

BUCKMAN, David Lear. Old Steamboat Days on the Hudson River: Tales and Reminiscences of the Stirring Times that Followed the Introduction of Steam Navigation. NY: Grafton Press, (1907). First Edition. Pp 143, frontis.+ 20 leaves of plates + fldg list. 8vo, green cloth. Contents include "Robert Fulton", "The First Steamboat", "Some Old-Timers", "Rival Lines on the River", "How the Great River Monopoly Was Broken", "Steamboat Evolution", "Old RiverCaptains", "Fast Time on the River", "Disasters of River Travel", "Floatin... View more info

Memoirs of a Lightkeeper's Son : Life on St. Paul Island. New

By: BUDGE, Billy

Price: $18.95

Publisher: Pottersfield Press, 2003, ISBN:1895900611:

Seller ID: 59035

BUDGE, Billy. Memoirs of a Lightkeeper's Son : Life on St. Paul Island. Lawrencetown Beach, NS: Pottersfield Press, (2003). Pp. 192. Illustrated with photos to text. 8vo, grey ill. card covers. The author recounts his early years, growing up on St. Paul's Island, where his father was the lighthouse keeper. The remote island lies at the entrance to the Gulf of St. Lawrence,between Cape Breton and Newfoundland. New. 18.95 View more info

Memoirs of a Lightkeeper's Son : Life on St. Paul Island. proof

By: BUDGE, Billy

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Pottersfield Press, 2003,:

Seller ID: 60280

BUDGE, Billy. Memoirs of a Lightkeeper's Son : Life on St. Paul Island. Lawrencetown Beach, NS: Pottersfield Press, (2003). Publisher's Draft Edition.Pp. 192. Illustrated. 4to, comb bound illustrated card covers in glassine binding. The author recounts his early years, growing up on St. Paul's Island, where his father was the lighthouse keeper. The remote island lies at the entrance to the Gulf of St. Lawrence, between Cape Breton and Newfoundland. Vg. 20.00 View more info

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Eight Bells. no dj.

By: BUSHELL, T.A Royal Mail Line. CAMPBELL, G.A. KERRY, W.

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Trade and Travel, 1950,:

Seller ID: 38612

BUSHELL, T.A. Eight Bells : Royal Mail Lines War Story 1939-1945. Pencil Drawings by G.A. Campbell and Line Drawings by W. Kerry. L: Trade and Travel,(1950). Pp 207, col. frontis., [21] leaves plates, 1 folding map. Large 8v o, blue cloth. A full account of this venerable Line's contribution to the Allied cause at Malta, in the Russian convoys, the Battle of the Atlantic, in North Africa and Sicily, in the Indian Ocean, at the Normandy invasion, and in the Far East. With accounts of the Line's ships used as Armed Merchant Cruisers and hospital ships, and of its Empire and Liberty ships. With a... View more info

Translations of Marine Technical Terms. green cloth.


Price: $100.00

Publisher: C. H. Bailey,, 0,:

Seller ID: 58285

C. H. BAILEY. Translations of Marine Technical Terms : In English, German, French, Italian, Spanish, and Norwegian. Newport: C. H. Bailey, [ca. 1900].Pp 376 + [4] pp of plates. Oblong 8vo, printed green cloth. "5, 200 techni cal terms [...] of engines, boilers, & hull of steamers, stores, & commercial terms." -from the cover. The Contents of the book is set up in the following manner. A topic is listed in English and then followed by the other languages. Contents: Phraseology...; Technical...; Ship-chandlers...; Iron ship terms...; Ship names...; Equipment Terms...; Boiler names...; Bo... View more info