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History of Princeport in Colchester County

By: BURROWS, Mildred Pulsifer

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Colchester Historical Museum, 1985,:

Seller ID: 39970


BURROWS, Mildred Pulsifer. A History of Princeport in Colchester County. Cover by Anne Toole. Truro, NS: Colchester Historical Museum, 1985. Pp 47. 4to, comb bound card covers. With a section on the Norris family shipbuildingoperation at Princeport, including a fleet list. Vg. 20.00 View more info

Easton: A Novel. signed

By: BUTLER, Paul EASTON, Peter)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Flanker Press Ltd., St. John's, NF, 2004, ISBN:1894463641:

Seller ID: 64719


BUTLER, Paul. Easton : A Novel. St. John's, NF: Flanker Press, Ltd., 2004. Pp. 190. 8vo, illustrated blue card covers. A historical novel set in 1611 Newfoundland, surrounding the exploits of notorious pirate Peter Easton. Vg. Signed by the author. 15.00 View more info

Ship's Husband. 1st pr no dj.

By: CALAHAN, Harold Augustin

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Macmillan, 1937,:

Seller ID: 33897


CALAHAN, Harold Augustin. The Ship's Husband : A Guide to Yachtsmen in the Care of their Craft. NY: Macmillan, 1937. First Printing. Pp 323. Frontis.,10 pages of plates. 8vo, blue cloth. Toy 4842, Morris & Howland p.25. A so lid, vintage small craft maintenance manual. Contents include: "Husbandry";"Materials"; "Wood"; "The Characteristics of Boat Woods"; "Dry Rot"; "Meta ls"; "Electrolysis"; "Characteristics of... View more info

Ships of Three Centuries

By: CAMERON, Alan Beaver, Summer 1970) LEACOCK, Stephen COPLAND, Dudley

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Hudson's Bay Company, Winnipeg, MB, 1970,:

Seller ID: 61523


CAMERON, Alan. "Ships of Three Centuries" . An article in The Beaver : Magazine of the North, Summer 1970, pp. 4-21. Winnipeg, MB: Hudson's Bay Company, 1970. Pp. 70. Illustrated. Double column. Large 8vo, illustrated stapledbrown wraps. Also of nautical interest: Dudley Copland and E. J. Gall's "W reck of the Emma Jane". Of further Canadian interest: Stephen Leacock's "Reflections on the North" [Spadoni C36.30]. Vg. For the issue. 7.00 View more info

List of Canadian Immigration Ports of Entry and Points of Examination in Canada and the United States

By: Canada-Department of Citizenship and Immigration)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Department of Citizenship and Immigration, Immigration Branch, 1950,:

Seller ID: 39994


(Canada-Department of Citizenship and Immigration). List of Canadian Immigration Ports of Entry and Points of Examination in Canada and the United States. S.l.: Department of Citizenship and Immigration, Immigration Branch, 1950. Pp vi, 27 leaves. Stapled foolscap typescript. Slightly rubbed and soiled, else vg. 50.00 View more info

Reflecting on Things Past. in dj.

By: CARRINGTON, Peter Lord

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Harper & Row, New York, 1988, ISBN:0060390905:

Seller ID: 35409


CARRINGTON, Peter Lord. Reflecting on Things Past : The Memoirs of Peter Lord Carrington. NY: Harper & Row, (1988). Pp 406, 16 pp plates. 8vo, black cloth. Distinctly un-Proustian reminiscences of the former First Lord of theAdmiralty and Secretary General of NATO, who famously resigned as British Foreign Secretary over the Falklands War. Vg in rubbed dj. 18.00 View more info

Auxiliary Patrol

By: CHATTERTON, E. Keble

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Sidgwick and Jackson, 1923,:

Seller ID: 37042


CHATTERTON, E. Keble. The Auxiliary Patrol. L: Sidgwick and Jackson, 1923. Pp 332, frontis., 31 leaves plates. 8vo, blue cloth. An account of Britain's "improvised navy"of the Great War in which Chatterton's usual authority is augmented by his own service as C.O. of several of its miscellaneous craft. Contents include: "How It Began"; "Carrying On"; "Trawlers and Drifters"; "The Auxiliary Patrol and the Submarine Blockade"; "At... View more info

Brotherhood of the Sea

By: CHATTERTON, E. Keble

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Longmans, Green, 1927,:

Seller ID: 40984


CHATTERTON, E. Keble. The Brotherhood of the Sea. L: Longmans, Green and Co., 1927. Pp 238, frontis., [23] leaves plates. 8vo, blue cloth. Narratives of adventure in sail and steam, both mercantile and naval (though concentrating on the Great War) calculated to illustrate the sterling qualities of character encouraged by contact with the harsh marine environment. Two inch split to front outer hinge at bottom, rear inner hinge broken, rubbed with significant wear to extre... View more info

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Beating the U-Boats. 1st in dj.

By: CHATTERTON, E. Keble

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Hurst & Blackett, 1943,:

Seller ID: 40925


CHATTERTON, E. Keble. Beating the U-Boats. L: Hurst & Blackett, (1943). First Edition. Pp 172, frontis., [14] pp plates. 8vo, blue cloth. Anderson 214. This book, a complement to the author's earlier Fighting the U-Boats, chronicles British anti-submarine efforts in the last two years of the Great War. Slight edgewear, owner's inscription, else vg in chipped dj. 95.00 View more info

Severn's Saga.

By: CHATTERTON, E. Keble

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Hurst & Blackett, 1938,: 1938

Seller ID: 41002


CHATTERTON, E.K. "Severn's" Saga. With 41 Illustrations and Maps. London : Hurst & Blackett, (1938). Pp (4),5-288 + frontispiece + 14 pages of plates. 8vo, red cloth, gilt lettering to spine. With maps on end-papers [on the paste-downs]. An account of the 1914-1917 operations of the Royal Navy monitor Severn in East African waters, and particularly her destruction of the German light cruiser Königsberg, treated also in Chatterton's 1932 book The "... View more info

Commerce Raiders. in dj.

By: CHATTERTON, E. Keble

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Hurst & Blackett, 1943,:

Seller ID: 39954


CHATTERTON, E. Keble. Commerce Raiders. L: Hurst & Blackett, (1943). Pp 128, [16] pp plates. 8vo, blue cloth. Law 1648. A complement to the author's volume on the Great War titled The Sea Raiders, this volume treats the actions of German fast battleships, converted merchantmen, U-Boats, and Focke-Wulf aircraft in the early years of World War Two. Edges specked, occasional spots of light foxing internally, else vg in slightly chipped dj. Uncommon.85.00 View more info

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Old Sea Paintings. 1st US in dj

By: CHATTERTON, E. Keble

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Bodley Head, 1928,:

Seller ID: 22012


CHATTERTON, E. Keble. Old Sea Paintings : The Story of Maritime Art as depicted by the Great Masters. With fifteen illustrations in colour and ninety-five in black and white mainly from the Macpherson Collection. L.: John Lane, The Bodley Head/ N.Y.: Dodd, Mead, (1928). First Printing. Pp 179. Illustrated. 4to, navy cloth, yellow top-edge. This is the American issue with Dodd, Mead on spine. Vg-fine in chipped dj. 250.00 View more info

Valiant Sailormen. UK (7th thousand) no dj

By: CHATTERTON, E. Keble

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Hurst & Blacket, 1936,:

Seller ID: 16640


CHATTERTON, E. Keble. Valiant Sailormen. With 29 Illustrations and Map. 7thThousand. L.: Hurst & Blackett, Ltd., (1936). Pp 287. 8vo, blue cloth. Lig ht wear, else vg. 25.00 View more info

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Old Sea Paintings. 1st UK ed, no dj

By: CHATTERTON, E. Keble

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Bodley Head, 1928,:

Seller ID: 16809


CHATTERTON, E. Keble. Old Sea Paintings : The Story of Maritime Art as depicted by the Great Masters. With fifteen illustrations in colour and ninety-five in black and white mainly from the Macpherson Collection. L.: John Lane, The Bodley Head, (1928). First Printing. Pp 179. Illustrated. 4to, navy cloth, blue top-edge. British issue with Bodley Head on spine. Cloth lightly scuffed, else vg. 175.00 View more info

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Old Ship Prints. 1st UK Spring Books ed in dj

By: CHATTERTON, E. Keble

Price: $70.00

Publisher: Spring Books, 1965,:

Seller ID: 26006


CHATTERTON, E. Keble. Old Ship Prints. L.: Spring Books, (1965). First Spring Books Printing. Pp 182. Illustrated. Lg 8vo, blue cloth. First publishedin 1927. Vg-fine in dj. 70.00 View more info

On the High Seas. 1st UK no dj.

By: CHATTERTON, E. Keble

Price: $80.00

Publisher: Philip Allan, 1929,:

Seller ID: 49887


CHATTERTON, E. Keble. On the High Seas. L.: Philip Allan, (1929). First UK Edition. Pp 319, frontis.+ 15 leaves of plates. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. 1. Deep Sea Roving [includes Sir William Monson; 17th c. Q ships]; 2. The Sea Life; 3. Adventures on the High Seas [Sir Henry Mainwaring, &c]; 4. The Profession of Piracy; 5. The Thrill of Adventure; 6. Peril on the Sea; 7. Deep Sea Drama; 8. Mutiny and Hurricane; 9. St.Helena and theSlavers; 10. On Patrol [a... View more info

On the High Seas. US no dj

By: CHATTERTON, E. Keble MAINWARING, Henry MONSON, William

Price: $35.00

Publisher: 1929,:

Seller ID: 14088


CHATTERTON, E. Keble. On the High Seas. Philadelphia : (1929). Pp 319, frontis.+ 15 leaves of plates. 8vo, green cloth. 1. Deep Sea Roving [includes Sir William Monson; 17th c. Q ships]; 2. The Sea Life; 3. Adventures on the High Seas [Sir Henry Mainwaring, &c]; 4. The Profession of Piracy; 5. The Thrill of Adventure; 6. Peril on the Sea; 7. Deep Sea Drama; 8. Mutiny and Hurricane; 9. St.Helena and the Slavers; 10. On Patrol [anti-sub]; 11. Gambling with Death; 12. High ... View more info

Seamen All. US in dj

By: CHATTERTON, E. Keble Nautilus Library 02

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Frederick A. Stokes, 1930,:

Seller ID: 26416


CHATTERTON, E. Keble. Seamen All. N.Y.: Frederick A. Stokes, n.d. [late 1920s - early 1930s]. Pp 252. 8vo, decorated green cloth. Volume 2 in The Nautilus Library series. Chapters : At Sea in Restoration Times; Fighting Frigates; Strange Tales from the Sea; A Real Adventurer; Wind-jammer Days; Clipper Ship Seamen; At Sea in the 'Sixties and 'Seventies; Crews and Checkered Cruises; Master Mariners; Seamen of the 'Nineties; Twentieth-Century Sailor-Men; The Story of the Au... View more info

Ventures and Voyages. UK no dj

By: CHATTERTON, E. Keble Neptune Library

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Rich & Cowan, 1935,:

Seller ID: 14263


CHATTERTON, E. Keble. Ventures and Voyages. With 18 Illustrations. L.: Rich& Cowan Ltd., (1935). Pp 243. Illustrated. 8vo. linen. The Neptune Library Edition. Spotting to spine and boards, minor foxing to edges and endpapers , else vg. 30.00 View more info

Last Voyage of the Schooner Rosamond. 1st UK in dj

By: CHEVALIER, Haakon

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Deutsch, London, 1970, ISBN:0233962476:

Seller ID: 14749


CHEVALIER, Haakon. The Last Voyage of the Schooner Rosamond. L.: Deutsch, (1970). First U.K. Edition. 8vo, cloth. "The Rosamond and her crew faced everything the oceans could offer, from Pacific typhoons to fog-shrouded Antarctic icebergs, from mountainous South Atlantic seas to stagnant days in thedoldrums with the sails flapping hopelessly in the humid haze, from the te rrors of Cape Horn to the welcome safety of Cape Town harbour." Vg in dj. 30.00 View more info