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Roll and Go : Songs of American Sailormen.. in dustjacket.

By: COLCORD, Joanna C., comp COLCORD, Lincoln, intro.

Price: $90.00

Publisher: Bobbs-Merrill, 1924,: 1924

Seller ID: 33921

COLCORD, Joanna C., (comp.). Roll and Go : Songs of American Sailormen. With introduction by Lincoln Colcord. Indianapolis : Bobbs-Merrill, (1924). Pp 118 + frontispiece, 8 leaves of plates. Large 8vo, orange cloth, paper labels to front & spine. Joanna Carver Colcord (b. March 18, 1882, at sea in the Pacific, aboard the Charlotte A. Littlefield – d. April 8, 1960, Lebanon, Indiana). A wide-ranging and meticulously presented anatomy of the American sea shanty of the mid-nineteenth century golden age. The compiler, who herself spent much of her childhoo... View more info

Fundamentals of Sailing, Cruising, and Racing. in dj.

By: COLGATE, Stephen GOODMAN, Ellen.

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Norton, 1978, ISBN:0393032159:

Seller ID: 61617

COLGATE, Stephen. Fundamentals of Sailing, Cruising, and Racing. Diagrams by Ellen Goodman. NY: W. W. Norton, (1978). Pp 380. Illustrated with numerous photos and technical drawings to text. 8vo, tan cloth. Toy 2061, Morris &Howland p.32. Stephen Colgate the founder and president of the most presti gious sailing school in the United States has distilled from his years of teaching what must be the nearly perfect text on sailing, cruising and racing. [...] His progression from the very beginnings - demystifying yachting terminology - is a masterpiece of simplicity and logic." -from the dust ... View more info

Complete Book of Sailing. in dj

By: COOK, Peter WEBB, Barbara, ed. JONES, Theodore A., ed. MACPHERSON, Sandy, foreword.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Doubleday, 1977,:

Seller ID: 27271

COOK, Peter and Barbara WEBB, eds. The Complete Book of Sailing; consultanteditor Theodore A. Jones; foreword by Sandy McPherson. Toronto: Doubleday Canada, 1977. Pp 304. Illustrated. Large 8vo, blue cloth. Toy 2062. "This practical and informative book covers the basic elements of seamanship and ship-husbandry, the design and choice of many types of boat, and the great sporting events in the sailing world." -from the dj. Gift inscription. Vg indj. 35.00 View more info

Call the Middle Watch. in dj.


Price: $40.00

Publisher: Pentland Press, Edinburgh, 1997, ISBN:1858214661:

Seller ID: 38537

CORSON, P.F.R. Call the Middle Watch : An Account of Life at Sea in the Royal Navy 1905-1963. Edinburgh: The Pentland Press, (1997). Pp 329. 8vo, bluecloth. "From the aftermath of the Russo-Japanese War to the building of th e Panama Canal, from experiences in the Persian Gulf to the momentous Battle of Jutland- a son traces his father's varied RN experiences. ...From war service in HMS Valiant, a battleship who broke her back when a floating deck collapsed, to attempts 14 years later to prevent Chinese guerillas landing along the Malayan coast, from the 'Cod War' off Iceland to clashes wi... View more info

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Historical Survey of the Boiler Makers' and Iron and Steel Ship Builders Society


Price: $150.00

Publisher: R. Robinson & Co., 1905,:

Seller ID: 41948

CUMMINGS, D.C. A Historical Survey of the Boiler Makers' and Iron and SteelShip Builders Society from August 1834 to August 1904 with a Brief Sketch of the Life and Work of its Leading Officials; Comparisons between Boilermaking, Shipbuilding, and Bridgebuilding in the Early Days of its History andof Modern Times; and Interesting Arbitration Awards and Agreements. Illust rated. Newcastle-on-Tyne: R. Robinson & Co., 1905. Pp 217. Large 8vo, blue cloth, beveled boards, gilt to front and spine. Slightly rubbed, slightly splayed, light foxing to initial and final leaves, else vg. With the signatur... View more info

Into the Blue. pbk

By: CURTIS, Andrea

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Vintage Canada, 2004, ISBN:0679312528:

Seller ID: 58607

CURTIS, Andrea. Into the Blue : Family Secrets and the Search of a Great Lakes Shipwreck. (T.): Random House Canada, (2004). Pp 269. Illustrated with photos to text. 8vo, illustrated card covers. "Curtis tells the intimately connected stories of her grandmother Eleanor and the 1906 wreck of the SS J. H. Jones that claimed the lives of all on board, including Eleanor's father, Captain Jim Crawford. Curtis recreates a little-known era when Canadians persevered through unthinkable loss and disaster." -from the cover. Covers lightly rubbed, ow vg. 14.00 View more info

Trojan Odyssey. in dj.

By: CUSSLER, Clive.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Putnam's Sons, 2003, ISBN:0399150803:

Seller ID: 58201

CUSSLER, Clive. Trojan Odyssey. [dj adds...A Dirk Pitt Novel]. NY: G. P. Putnam's Sons, (2003). Pp 485. Occasional illustrations to text. 8vo, blue cloth covered spine with grey paper covered boards. "For sixteen novels, Clive Cussler and Dirk Pitt have been surprising their readers. -from the cover. Dirk Pitt is about to face his most dangerous foe of all! And its power to destroy is beyond any thing the world has seen. Covers rubbed, pencil notations to half title page, occasional pages dog-eare, light spotting to text block fore-edge, ow vg. 20.00 View more info

Power Boat Speed : The Quest for Speed over Water. in dj.

By: DESMOND, Kevin

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Orion, 1988,:

Seller ID: 33735

DESMOND, Kevin. Power Boat Speed : The Quest for Speed over Water. NY: Orion, (1988). Pp 256. Illustrated. 4to, black cloth. "Power Boat tells the story of the quest for speed over water from Parson's Turbinia to Richard Branson's Virgin Atlantic Challenger. It covers every aspect of the sport from the tiny hydroplanes and circuit boats to the big offshore racers and the unlimited speed-record contenders." -from the dj. Vg in rubbed dj. 35.00 View more info

Voyage Round the World. Facsimile ed.

By: DIXON, George, Captain BERESFORD, William Bibliotheca Australiana 37

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Israel, Amsterdam, 1968,:

Seller ID: 30381

DIXON, George, Captain [and William BERESFORD]. A Voyage Round the World; but More Particularly to the North-West Coast of America: Performed in 1785,1786, 1787, and 1788, in the King George and [the] Queen Charlotte, Captai ns Portlock and Dixon. Dedicated, by Permission, to Sir Joseph Banks, Bart.Amsterdam, N. Israel, (1968). Facsimile Edition. Pp. xxix,[1]-360, 1-48(Ap pendix II; last blank); large folding chart frontis. + 4 fldg charts + 17 plates (some fldg). 4to, imitation vellum. Volume 37 in the Bibliotheca Australiana series. Beresford was super-cargo on the Queen Charlotte. Vg to fin... View more info

Submarine Warfare of To-day. no dj.


Price: $75.00

Publisher: Seeley, Service, 1920,:

Seller ID: 39743

DOMVILLE-FIFE, Charles W. Submarine Warfare of To-day : How the Submarine Menace was Met and Vanquished, with Descriptions of the Inventions and Devices Used, Fast Boats, Mystery Ships, Nets, Aircraft, &c., &c., also Describing the Selection and Training of the Enormous Personnel Used in this New Branch of the Navy. L: Seeley, Service & Co., (1920). Pp 303, frontis., [16] leaves plates. 8vo, red cloth. Anderson 325. An overview of the full, strange array of submarine and anti-submarine warfare as practiced in the Great War, written by an early and prolific expert on the subject. Heavily rubbed... View more info

Geen moed vist ook. in dj.


Price: $50.00

Publisher: De Boer Maritiem, 1977,:

Seller ID: 40957

DORLEIJN, Peter. Geen moed vist ook : Fragmenten uit de Zuiderzeevisserij. (Bussum): De Boer Maritiem, (1977). Pp 159. 4to, green cloth. An evocation,in text, drawings, and paintings, of the historical fisheries of the Zuide r Zee. With detailed illustrations of gear used to fish under sail. In Dutch. Bookplate, gift inscription, else vg in slightly rubbed dj. 50.00 View more info

Forth and Clyde Canal. new.

By: DOWDS, T. J.

Price: $23.95

Publisher: Tuckwell Press, East Linton, East Lothian, Scotland, 2003, ISBN:1862322325:

Seller ID: 61292

DOWDS, T. J. The Forth and Clyde Canal : A History. (East Linton, East Lothian, Scotland): Tuckwell Press, (2003). Pp. 128 + 8 p. of plates. 8vo, illustrated blue card covers. Contents: 1. Scotland in the Early Eighteenth Century ; 2. Promotion of the Canal ; 3. Edinburgh v. Glasgow ; 4. Obstacles to Construction ; 5. Administrative Problems ; 6. Financial Difficulties ; 7. Government Aid ; 8. The Canal in Operation ; 9. The Decline of the Canal ; 10. Revival. New. 23.95 View more info

Dahabeah Days. no dj.

By: EDGAR, Helen M

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Ryerson, 1923,:

Seller ID: 34984

EDGAR, Helen M. Dahabeah Days : An Egyptian Winter Holiday. Toronto: The Ryerson Press, (1923). Pp 85, 4 leaves of plates. 8vo, blue cloth. Watters p.496, Rhodenizer p.686. A Canadian woman's account of her houseboat ascent of the Nile, with particular attention paid to Cairo, Asswan, Edfu, Philae, Luxor, Karnak, Thebes, Dendera, and Abydos. Very slightly rubbed, else vg. 40.00 View more info

Company : The Story of a Murderer. proof, ill. card covers

By: EDGE, Arabella.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Simon & Schuster, 2000,:

Seller ID: 59957

EDGE, Arabella. The Company : The Story of a Murderer. [dj adds... A Novel]. NY: Simon & Schuster, (2000). Advanced Reader's Copy. Pp 369. 8vo, illustrated card covers. "The Company is a novel based on the 1629 voyage of the Dutch East India Company flagship Batavia, which was bound for the colonieswith an cargo of untold riches. Among the passengers is Cornelisz, a man s o twisted by lust and greed that he [...]." -from the cover. Vg. 15.00 View more info

Salmon and Trout Farming in Norway

By: EDWARDS, David J.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Fishing News Books, Farnham, Surrey, 1978, ISBN:0852380933:

Seller ID: 61684

EDWARDS, David J. Salmon and Trout Farming in Norway . Farnham, Surrey: Fishing News Books, (1978). Pp. 195. Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated blue cloth."Norway's salmon and trout farmers grow their fish big: to an average size of 4 or 5 kg for Atlantic salmon and 2 or 3 kg for Rainbow trout... In thi s book, Dr. Edwards describes in detail the commercial production cycles for salmon and trout in Norway, shows how and why the industry developed in its present form, discusses economic and market considerations, and speculates about likely future developments." - from the rear cover. Small ... View more info

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Kyrkbåtar och kyrkbåtsfärder.

By: ESKERÖD, Albert

Price: $80.00

Publisher: LTs Förlag, Stockholm, 1973, ISBN:9136003506:

Seller ID: 38454

ESKERÖD, Albert . Kyrkbåtar och kyrkbåtsfärder. Stockholm : LTs Förlag, (1973). Pp 191. Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth. A charming history of church boats and of the Swedish parishes they serve, extensively illustrated with photographs and line drawings. Text is in Swedish; captions are in Swedish andEnglish. Vg in dj. 80.00 View more info

Winning the America's Cup

By: FANTA, J.Julius

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Sea Lore, 1969,:

Seller ID: 27201

FANTA, J.Julius. Winning the America's Cup. NY: Sea Lore Pub. Co., (1969). Pp 200. Illustrated. Large 8vo, white pebbled cloth. Morris & Howland p.50.Not in Toy. A journalist's history of America's Cup challengers, from the agonies of Thomas Lipton to the fateful first incursion of the Australians.Some yellowing to cloth, else vg in dj. 65.00 View more info

Ships and Harbours of Exmoor

By: FARR, Grahame

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Exmoor Press, 1970,:

Seller ID: 28676

FARR, Grahame. Ships and Harbours of Exmoor. (Exmoor): The Exmoor Press, (1970). Pp 48 including 8 p of plates. 8vo, ill. card covers. A marine history of Ilfracombe, Watermouth, Combe Martin, Lynmouth, Porlock, Minehead and Watchet, with photographs and a bibliography. Vg. Uncommon. 45.00 View more info

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Short History of the World's Shipping Industry. 2nd UK in dj

By: FAYLE, C. Ernest ANDERSON, Alan G., foreword

Price: $75.00

Publisher: George Allen & Unwin, 1934,:

Seller ID: 39692

FAYLE, C. Ernest. A Short History of the World's Shipping Industry. With a Foreword by Sir Alan G. Anderson. L.: George Allen & Unwin, (1934). Second Printing. Pp 320, frontis.+ 7 leaves of plates. 8vo, blue cloth. Chapters :Prologue : The Sea as Barrier and Highway; 1. "Ships of Tarshish" - The Se a-Traders of Antiquity; 2. "Brides of the Adriatic" - The Mediterranean Epoch; 3. King Herring and Golden Fleece - The Early Shipping Industry of Northern Europe; 4. The Wealth of the Indies - The Opening of the Ocean Routes;5. Merchant Adventurers - The Rise of England; 6. "The ... View more info

Dive : A Story of Love and Obsession. uncorrected proof, ill. cards.

By: FERRERAS, Pipín.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Regan Books, 2004,:

Seller ID: 58714

FERRERAS, Pipín. The Dive : A Story of Love and Obsession. (NY): Regan Books, (2004). Uncorrected Proof. Pp 262, including illustrations to text + [32] pp of plates. 8vo, illustrated card covers. "A world-champion competitor in the deadly sport of free diving tells the heart-wrenching story of his life with and without his beloved wife, Audrey, who died trying to break theworld record." -from the cover. Covers lightly rubbed, ow vg. 12.50 View more info