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Complete Shellfisherman's Guide. 1st pbk.


Price: $16.00

Publisher: Peregrine , Old Saybrook, CT, 1981, ISBN:0933614098:

Seller ID: 27699

TEDONE, David. The Complete Shellfisherman's Guide: Maine to Chesapeake Bay. Illustrated by Art Ciccone. Old Saybrook, Conn.: Peregrine Press, (1981).First Printing. Pp 199. 8vo, ill. blue card. For the amateur crustaceophil e, a primer introducing the most common east coast shellfish; with notes onfishing gear and techniques, and a selection of recipes for each genus. Vg . 16.00 View more info

Whitewater Canoe Race

By: THOMAS, Bill Travel, 131:3)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Travel Magazine Inc., New York, 1969,:

Seller ID: 60610

THOMAS, Bill. "Whitewater Canoe Race" . An article in Travel: The magazine that roams the globe, Vol. 131, No. 3, March 1969, pp. 50-53. NY: Travel Magazine Inc., 1969. Pp. 82. Illustrated. Triple column. Large 8vo, illustrated blue wraps. Lightly rubbed, subscription sticker, else vg. For the issue. 10.00 View more info

Warships 1860-1970. 1st cdn in dj

By: THORNTON, J.M. Crowsnest

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Douglas, David & Charles, Vancouver, 1973,:

Seller ID: 42980

THORNTON, J.M. Warships 1860-1970 : A Collection of Naval Lore. Vancouver :Douglas, David & Charles, (1973). First Canadian Edition. Printed in Great Britain. Pp 96. 8vo, red cloth. "In this compendium, the development of th e warship over nearly a century is highlighted in a fascinating series of informal line drawings. [...] Many curiosities are featured as subjects suchas ships that might have been, deception at sea, merchantmen at arms, wars hips in 'retirement' and vessels that switched colours." - dj. "The drawings originally appeared in the Royal Canadian Navy's now defunct ... View more info

Boat Owner's Maintenance Manual. 1st UK in dj


Price: $35.00

Publisher: David & Charles, 1974,:

Seller ID: 27997

TOGHILL, Jeff. The Boat Owner's Maintenance Manual. Newton Abbot: David & Charles, (1974). First UK Printing. Pp 308. Illustrated. Large 8vo, blue cloth. Toy 5005. A comprehensive manual of sail- and power-boat repair and maintenance, with sections on tools and materials, sails and rigging, marine engines, anti-fouling, basic joinery, planking, etc. Vg in dj. 35.00 View more info

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Commerce and Navigation

By: U.S. House of Representatives) House of Representatives, 21st Congress, 1st Session, Rep.No. 165) CAMBRELENG, Churchill, Mr.)

Price: $100.00

Publisher: House of Representatives, Washington, DC, 1830,:

Seller ID: 61703

(U.S. House of Representatives) CAMBRELENG, Mr. (Churchill). Commerce and Navigation : February 8, 1830. Read, and referred to the Committee of the Whole House on the State of the Union. Washington, DC: House of Representatives, 1830. Pp. 63. 8vo, disbound wraps. House of Representatives, 21st Congress, 1st Session, Rep. No. 165. This report relating to merchant shipping, submitted by a Mr. Cambreleng, from the Committee of Commerce, includes several Nova Scotian references, including a telling one on p. 23, where the New York congressman refers to the province as a "small Island". Mod... View more info

Letter from the Secretary of the Navy

By: U.S. House of Representatives) House of Representatives, 40th Congress, 2d. Session, Ex.Doc.No. 266)

Price: $45.00

Publisher: House of Representatives, Washington, DC, 1868,:

Seller ID: 61702

(U.S. House of Representatives). Letter from the Secretary of the Navy in answer to a resolution of the House of the 20th instant, in relation to the detention of the United States ship Sabine at New London. Washington, DC: House of Representatives, 1868. Pp. 9. 8vo, string tied printed wraps. Houseof Representatives, 40th Congress, 2d. Session, Ex.Doc.No. 266. Includes a crew list of the Sabine at rear, with ranks, personal information, and phy sical appearances. Light foxing, else vg. 45.00 View more info

Great Enterprise. no dj.

By: USHERWOOD, Stephen, sel. and ed HAWKINS, John. DRAKE, Francis. de MENDOZA, Bernardino.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Folio Society, 1978,:

Seller ID: 34378

USHERWOOD, Stephen (ed.). The Great Enterprise : The History of the SpanishArmada; as revealed in contemporary documents, selected and edited by Step hen Usherwood. L: Folio Society, 1978. Pp 192, frontis., 22 pages of plates. 8vo, blue cloth. Slightly rubbed, else vg. 20.00 View more info

Hampshire & The Isle of Wight. 1st pr in dj.

By: VESEY-FITZGERALD, Brian County Books.

Price: $27.00

Publisher: Robert Hale, 1949,:

Seller ID: 35678

VESEY-FITZGERALD, Brian. Hampshire & The Isle of Wight. L: Robert Hale, (1949). First Printing. Pp 434, frontis., 48 pp plates, fldg. map. 8vo, green cloth. In the County Books series. A detailed natural and cultural history of this English County, including treatment of the naval presence at Portsmouth and elsewhere. Slightly coocked, gift inscription, else vg in chipped dj. 27.00 View more info

Rage to Survive. 1st UK in dj.

By: VIGNES, Jacques VOUKITCHEVITCH, Mihailo, (Trans). BOMBARD, Alain, (Preface). ARDEA.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Adlard Coles, London, 1976, ISBN:0229115403:

Seller ID: 59764

VIGNES, Jacques. The Rage to Survive. Translated from the French by MihailoVoukitchevitch. Illustrated with Photographs, Maps, Charts and Original Dr awings by Ardea. Preface by Alain Bombard. L.: Adlard Coles, 1976. First UKEdition. Pp 215, including illustrations to text + [8] pp plates. 8vo, gre en boards. Toy 0987. An account of the ordeal of Lucien Schiltz and Catherine Plessz, who in September 1972 were shipwrecked in the Mediterranean and cast adrift on a raft without food, oars, sail, or rudder until their rescue two weeks later. Vg in rubbed dj. 18.00 View more info

Seamen's Strike, Liverpool 1966

By: WAILEY, Tony History Workshop, A Journal of Socialist Historians, 5)

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Pluto Press, London, 1978,:

Seller ID: 61393

WAILEY, Tony. "Seamen's Strike, Liverpool 1966" . An article in History Workshop: A Journal of Socialist Historians, Issue 5, Spring 1978, pp. 111-122. L.: Pluto Press, 1978. Pp. 240. Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated green and white card covers. Vg. For the issue. 8.50 View more info

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No. 8 Platoon B Company, No. 61, C. A. (B) T. C. [photograph]

By: Waldren's Studio, New Glasgow, Nova Scotia

Price: $75.00

Publisher: 1943

Seller ID: 116694

WALDREN'S STUDIO. No. 8 Platoon "B" Company, No. 61, C. A. (B) T. C. New Glasgow, N.S./ February 23rd, 1943. An original photograph in cardboard mat. 335 x 285 mm with mat; 236 x 186 mm without. In the 1870s, Louis Rice established a photography studio in New Glasgow, Nova Scotia after emigrating to the region from Montreal. The studio was purchased around 1890 by George R. Waldren, who soon opened a second studio in Antigonish, Nova Scotia. For close to five decades, Waldren documented the people and places of north-eastern Nova Scotia. He took photos of many groups, includ... View more info

H.M.S. Vernon. signed no dj.

By: WEBB, E.D., Commander H.M.S. Vernon.

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Wardroom Mess Committee, H.M.S. Vernon, 1956,:

Seller ID: 39797

WEBB, E.D., Commander. H.M.S. Vernon : A Short History from 1930 to 1955. [Portsmouth, England]: The Wardroom Mess Committee, H.M.S. Vernon, (1956). Pp 114, frontis., [32] pp plates. 8vo, blue cloth. A continuation of G.B. Sayers' earlier history of the Royal Navy establishment specialising in torpedoes and mines, concentrating in particular on wartime research into Germanmagnetic mines and post-war work on anti-submarine warfare. Slightly rubbe d, spine sunned, else vg. Signed by author. 85.00 View more info

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Our Merchant Marine

By: WELLS, David A

Price: $120.00

Publisher: Putnams, 1883,:

Seller ID: 39808

WELLS, David A. Our Merchant Marine : How it Rose, Increased, Became Great,Declined and Decayed, with an Inquiry into the Conditions Essential to its Resuscitation and Future Prosperity. NY: Putnams, 1883. Pp 219, 1 leaf pla te. Small 8vo, printed cloth. Contents include: "The Period of Development and Prosperity"; "The Period of Decadence"; "The Causes of the Decadence ofthe American Merchant Marine"; "Our Navigation Laws, and How they Originat ed"; "The Provisions of our Navigation Laws"; "How and Why Great Britain Repealed Her Navigation Laws, and... View more info

Held in the Frozen North

By: WESTERMAN, Percy F. OSMOND, Edward

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Blackie & Son, London, 1956,:

Seller ID: 61696

WESTERMAN, Percy F. Held in the Frozen North ; illustrated by Edward Osmond. L.: Blackie & Son, (1956). Pp. 222, frontis., + 3 p. of plates. 8vo, light blue cloth with dark blue lettering to front and spine, top edge dyed blue. Gift inscription, else vg. 16.00 View more info

Mapmakers. 3rd pr. in dj.

By: WILFORD, John Noble

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Knopf, 1981, ISBN:394461940:

Seller ID: 61756

WILFORD, John Noble. The Mapmakers : [the story of the great pioneers in cartography- from antiquity to the space age]. NY: Knopf, (August) 1981. Third Printing. Pp 414. 8vo, maroon spine with tan boards. "This comprehensive history of cartography traces the adventures, discoveries, and feats of technical ingenuity by which man has increasingly- over the centuries- succeeded in mapping first the surface of the globe, then the earth's interior, the oceans' floors, and finally- looking out towards space- the moon and the planets." -from the dj. Vg in nicked dj. 25.00 View more info

Beginner in Sail. in dj.


Price: $35.00

Publisher: Edward Arnold, 1946,:

Seller ID: 34138

WILLIAMSON, J.A. A Beginner in Sail. Illustrated by R.J. Puttick. L: EdwardArnold, (1946). Later edition. Pp 160. Frontis. and plates. Small 8vo, blu e cloth. Toy 0884. A yachtsman's recollections of his first experiences on the water: his first charter as an absolute neophyte, his first purchase, his experience of boatbuilding, his early cruises. Stain to bottom of boards, rubbed, edges specked, else vg in chipped dj. 35.00 View more info

Yachting Under Sail

By: Yachting Magazine)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Yachting Pub. Co., New York, 1967,:

Seller ID: 63049

(Yachting Magazine). Yachting Under Sail : Informative Articles Selected from the Pages of Yachting. Revised Edition. NY: Yachting Pub. Co., (1967). Pp. (2),[3]-96. Illustrated. Double / triple column. Large 8vo, illustrated grey card covers with white spine. Cover says "Second Revised Edition" while p.3 has "third revised edition". See Toy 1968. Contents: John S. Lechter Jr.'s "Singlehanded to Alaska", Jack Sutphen's "Distance Racing Starts", B.Devereux Barker III's "Jack Sutphen on Forward Wheels", Jack Schultz and C arter Pyle's "Cat Bites Whale&#... View more info

Yachting World Annual 1973. in dj.

By: Yachting World) COLE, Guy (editor) BRISTOW, Philip) JOHNSON, Peter)

Price: $32.00

Publisher: Edward Stanford, London, 1972, ISBN:054000961x:

Seller ID: 61562

(Yachting World). Yachting World Annual 1973 ; editors Guy Cole, Bernard Hayman. L.: Edwrad Stanford, (1972). Pp. 144. Illustrated. Double column. 4to, blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Toy 76. Contents: Philip Bristow's "Cruising the European Waterways", Oliver Warman's "The State of the Industry", Alan Watts's "Reading the Sky", Anthony Churchill's "Southern CrossCup", J. R. Flewitt's "Modern Technology in the Small Craft Industry", Ian Brook's "A Game People Play", Rod Stephens's "Problem Areas", David Cobb's "Reflections in... View more info

Yachting World Annual 1970. in dj.

By: Yachting World) COLE, Guy (editor) GLASSPOOL, John ROSE, Alec, Sir)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Iliffe Books, London, 1969,:

Seller ID: 61566

(Yachting World). Yachting World Annual 1970 ; editor, Guy Cole ; managing editor Bernard Hayman. L.: Iliffe Books, (1969). Pp. 180, frontis., + 4 p. of colour plates. Illustrated. Double column. 4to, blue-green cloth with gilt lettering to front and spine. Toy 76. Contents: Bernard Hayman's "The Year in Yachting", John Glasspool's "Pottering with a Sailing Dinghy", Derek Ide's "Crewing Small Racing Yachts", Sir Alec Rose's "Sailing in High Southerly Latitudes", Jeremy Howard-Williams's "Sails for Cruising Yachts", Angus S. Primrose's "Designing for ... View more info

Yachting World Annual 1965. in dj.

By: Yachting World) PHILLIPS-BIRT, Douglas (editor) HAYMAN, Bernard (managing editor) HOGARTH, Douglas)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: 1964,:

Seller ID: 61570

(Yachting World). Yachting World Annual 1965 ; editor, D. Phillips-Birt ; managing editor, Bernard Hayman. L.: Iliffe Books, (1964). Pp. 144, frontis., + 34 p. of plates. Illustrated. 4to, blue-green cloth with gilt letteringto front and spine. Toy 76. Contents: Hayman's "The Year in Yachting", Jac k Knights's "On the Threshold", Douglas Hogarth's "A Scandalous Yachting Occasion", H. S. Newcombe's "Art, Not Accident", David Cobb's "Offstreet Mooring", Phillips-Birt's "Maximum Speeds at Sea", Dan Troop's "The Character of the Cruiser", Edw... View more info