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Night of the Caribou. 5th pr

By: HOW, Douglas

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Lancelot, 1989, ISBN:0889994102:

Seller ID: 58731

HOW, Douglas. Night of the Caribou. Hantsport : Lancelot Press, (August 1989). Fifth Printing. Pp (3),4-153,(1) + 14 pp of illustrations. 8vo, card covers. The events of October 13-14, 1942 and the fate of the Nova Scotia to Newfoundland ferry sunk by a German submarine. Name, else vg. 10.00 View more info

Southward Ho! in the Alice

By: HOWARD, Henry National Geographic 073:3

Price: $12.00

Publisher: National Geographic, 1938,:

Seller ID: 18905

HOWARD, Henry. "Southward Ho! in the Alice." An article in the National Geographic Magazine, Vol.73, No.3, March, 1938. Pp265-312. Illustrated with 38photographs and 2 maps. Also Edwin L. Wisherd's "Colorful Paths in Martini que and Guadeloupe" an insert of 13 colour photographs, pp. 281-288. Ex-Library, chipped spine, else vg. 12.00 View more info

Paths of Inland Commerce. ex-lib.

By: HULBERT, Archer B. Chronicles of America Series)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Yale University Press, New Haven, CT, 1921,:

Seller ID: 61673

HULBERT, Archer B. The Paths of Inland Commerce : A Chronicle of Trail, Road, and Waterway. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 1921. Pp. 211, frontis., + 1 folding map. Small 8vo, green cloth with blue lettering to front and spine. Number 21 in The Chronicles of America Series. Chapters of nautical interest: III) The Mastery of the Rivers ; V) The Flatboat Age ; VII) The Birth of the Steamboat ; X) The Pathway of the Lakes ; XI) The Steamboat and the West. Ex-library (numbers to spine, stamps to edges and verso frontis., blindstamp to title page), some light edgewear, else vg. 20.00 View more info


By: HURLEY, Michael C. Travel : The Magazine that Roams the Globe, Vol 147, No. 6) LeSURE, Thomas B.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Travel Magazine, Inc., New York, 1977,:

Seller ID: 60112

HURLEY, Michael C. "Annapolis" . An article in Travel : The Magazine that roams the globe, Vol. 147, No. 6, June 1977, pp. 40-45. (NY: Travel Magazine, Inc.), 1977. Pp. 82. Illustrated. Triple column. Large 8vo, illustrated stapled black wraps. Also of nautical interest: Thomas B. LeSure's "South America By Ship" (pp. 34-39). Small bump to spine, name sticker to front, else vg. For the issue. 12.00 View more info

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Descriptive Catalogue of the Marine Collection to be found at India House. 2d ltd ed in box.

By: India House)

Price: $325.00

Publisher: Wesleyan University Press, Middletown, CT, 1973, ISBN:081954605x:

Seller ID: 43333

(India House). A Descriptive Catalogue of the Marine Collection to be foundat India House. Second Edition. Middletown, CT: Wesleyan University Press, (1973). Pp 144, frontis., [12] leaves col. plates, [38] leaves monochrome plates. 4to, maroon cloth, bevelled boards, t.e.g., in maroon box. Number 140 of an Limited Edition of 435 copies for subscribing members of India House. A revised edition of the original 1935 Catalogue to the collections of this New York-based body devoted to the preservation of American mercantilehistory and to the promotion of foreign trade. Contents include "Birth o... View more info

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The Cod Fisheries : The History of an International Economy. First Edition in dustjacket

By: INNIS, Harold A.

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Yale, 1940,: 1940

Seller ID: 42688

INNIS, Harold A. The Cod Fisheries : The History of an International Economy. New Haven : Yale University Press / Toronto : The Ryerson Press / London : Humphrey Milford : Oxford University Press, for the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace: Division of Economics and History, 1940. First Edition. Pp (10),[vii]-[xviii],(4),[1]-520,(2). Maps. 8vo, blue cloth (178 x 250 mm), with gilt lettering to spine. With map end-papers. In The Relations of Canada and the United States series.O'Dea 2404a. Harold Adams Innis (b. November 5, 1894, Otterville, O... View more info

Jane's Merchant Shipping Review. 3rd yr

By: Jane's) AMBROSE, A.A., ed.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Jane's, 1985,:

Seller ID: 20996

(Jane's). Jane's Merchant Shipping Review. Edited by A.J. Ambrose. (L.) : Jane's, (1985). Pp 175. Lg 8vo, illustrated paper covered boards. Vg. 20.00 View more info

Offshore Racer. book club in dj.

By: JONES, Ted JONES, Theodore

Price: $17.00

Publisher: Quadrangle/New York Times, 1973,:

Seller ID: 33864

JONES, Ted. The Offshore Racer. NY: Quadrangle/New York Times, (1973). Bookclub edition. Pp 285. Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth. Toy 4192, Morris & How land p 75. A detailed guide to the materials and techniques of ocean sail racing. Edgewear, else vg in rubbed, nicked dj. 17.00 View more info

Wayward Sailor. in dj.

By: JONES, Tristan). DALTON, Anthony DALTON, Anthony

Price: $20.00

Publisher: International Marine, 2003, ISBN:0071402519:

Seller ID: 61280

(JONES, Tristan). DALTON, Anthony. Wayward Sailor: In Search of the Real Tristan Jones. Camden, Maine: International Marine/McGraw-Hill, (2003). Pp 350 + [16] pp of plates. 8vo, blue paper spine with black paper covered boards. "As revealed in this uncompromising yet admiring biography, the real Tristan Jones was both a lesser and greater man than his invention. He rejected the hand fate dealt him and dealt himself another. Enormously creative, he was, himself, his most creative act." -from the dust jacket. Discard stamp to ffep, and top edge, ow vg in dj. 20.00 View more info

Arctic Explorations. Vol 1 only?

By: KANE, Elisha Kent FRANKLIN, John, Sir) GRINNELL, Henry)

Price: $80.00

Publisher: Childs and Peterson, Philadelphia, PA, 1856,:

Seller ID: 61528

KANE, Elisha Kent. Arctic Explorations : The Second Grinnell Expedition in search of Sir John Franklin, 1853, '54, '55. Illustrated by upwards of three hundred engravings, from sketches by the author, the steel plates executed under the superintendence of J. M. Butler, the wood engravings by Van Ingen & Snyder. Volume 1 only. Philadelphia, PA: Childs & Peterson, 1856. Pp. 464, frontis., engraved title page, + 11 p. of plates and 1 folding map. 8vo, brown pressed cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Arctic Bibliography 8373, Waterston p.103. The account of Henry Grinnell's second attempt to loca... View more info

Legend of the Delta Queen. in dj


Price: $25.00

Publisher: Delta Queen Steamboat Co., New Orleans, 1986, ISBN:0937331031:

Seller ID: 60171

KEATING, Bern. The Legend of the Delta Queen. New Orleans : Delta Queen Steamboat Co., (1986). Pp 62. Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth. "This is the storyof the legendary Delta Queen, the resplendent paddlewheeler, a living link to the romantic past of the steamboat era immortalized in Mark Twain's Lif e on the Mississippi." - from the dj. Vg in dj. 25.00 View more info

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From the Fleet in the Fifties

By: KELLY, Tom, Mrs STOTHERT, S. Kelson, the Rev. POWLETT, Vice-Admiral, preface. SIMPSOM, William.

Price: $300.00

Publisher: Hurst and Blackett, 1902,:

Seller ID: 39818

KELLY, Tom, Mrs. From the Fleet in the Fifties : A History of the Crimean War. With which is Incorporated Letters Written in 1854-5-6 by the Reverend S. Kelson Stothert, Chaplain to the Naval Brigade. Illustrated by William Simpson; Preface by Vice-Admiral Powlett. L: Hurst and Blackett, 1902. Pp 460, frontis., [28] leaves plates. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt to front and spine. Stothert's letters in fact form the bulk of the text, linked with explanatory passages by the author. The Chaplain is a keen observer and a decent stylist, and his naval vocation ensures that the seaward aspects of the campai... View more info

Ship of Gold in the Deep Blue Sea. ill. card covers [pb]

By: KINDER, Gary

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Abacus, 1998, ISBN:0349110999:

Seller ID: 60805

KINDER, Gary. Ship of Gold in the Deep Blue Sea. (L.): Abacus, (1999). Pp 507. Illustrated. + [8] pp of colour plates. 8vo, illustrated card covers. "In September 1857, the SS Central America, a side-wheel steamer carrying nearly six hundred passengers returning from the California Gold Rush, foundered in a hurricane and sank two hundred miles off the Carolina coast. Over hundred lives and twenty-one tons of California gold were lost. It was the worst peacetime disaster at sea in American history, a tragedy that remained lost in legend for over a century. In the 1980s, a young engineer fro... View more info

Mary Liddiard


Price: $30.00

Publisher: Gall and Inglis, London, 0,:

Seller ID: 61768

KINGSTON, W. H. G. Mary Liddiard : The Missionary's Daughter. L.: Gall and Inglis, [n.d.]. Pp. 128, colour frontis. Small 8vo, pictorial blue cloth. Aturn-of-the-century reprint of the juvenile nautical author's novel. Moder ately rubbed, very slightly splayed, else vg. 30.00 View more info

Hurricane Hurry. 5th thousand.


Price: $50.00

Publisher: Griffith and Farran, London, 1873,:

Seller ID: 61556

KINGSTON, W. H. G. Hurricane Hurry ; or, The Adventures of a Naval officer Afloat and On Shore. With illustrations by R. Huttula. L. : Griffith and Farran, (1873). Fifth Thousand. Pp. 472, frontis., + 8 p. of ads and 7 p. of plates. 8vo, green cloth with gilt titles and black illustration to front and spine. The narrative of one person's life in the Royal Navy, compiled from the officer's journals, given to the author of the present volume by theofficer's grandson. Nova Scotia references on pp. 20, 30-35. Cocked, inner hinges cracked, spine rubbed, pp. 97-112 loose. As is. 50.00 View more info

Between Two Seas. in dj.


Price: $30.00

Publisher: William Morrow, 1969,:

Seller ID: 35571

KINROSS, Lord. Between Two Seas : The Creation of the Suez Canal. NY: William Morrow, 1969. Pp 306, 16 pp plates. 8vo, red spine with yellow boards. "The drama of the creation of the Canal is a turbulent one, involving as it does such characters as Napoleon, Metternich, the Empress Eugénie, Gladstone and Disraeli- and Lord Kinross has made the best of his material. BetweenTwo Seas, charged with exciting events and striking portraits, is authenti c and entertaining- history as it should be written." -from the dj. Vg in rubbed, nicked dj. 30.00 View more info

Ships, from Dugouts to Dreadoughts

By: KNOX, Dudley W., Capt. National Geographic 073:1 WILKINSON, Norman

Price: $15.00

Publisher: National Geographic, 1938,:

Seller ID: 18903

KNOX, Dudley W., Capt. "Ships, from Dugouts to Dreadnoughts." An article inthe National Geographic Magazine, Vol.73, No.1, January, 1938. Pp 57-98. I llustrated with 27 photographs. Includes photographs and text on such diverse vessels as whalers, Chinese junks, schooners, fireboats, etc. Also Norman Wilkinson's "Ships of the Centuries" an insert of 26 etchings, pp. 6580. Ex-Library, chipped spine, else vg. 15.00 View more info

Zee op! in dj.

By: KRAMER, Lubbertje KRANENBURG, H.A.H. Boelmans. KRAMER, F.W.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: De Boer Maritiem, 1976,:

Seller ID: 40956

KRAMER, Lubbertje. Zee op! : Uit het leven van een Urker visser. Met een inleiding van dr. H.A.H. Boelmans Kranenburg en een nawoord door F.W. Kramer.(Bussum): De Boer Maritiem, (1976). Pp 95. Large 8vo, green cloth. A well illustrated appreciation of the historical fisheries and fishers of Urk, the Netherlands. In Dutch. Bookplate, else vg in dj. 30.00 View more info

New Explorers. 1st pr in dj.

By: LAND, Barbara

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Dodd, Mead, 1981,:

Seller ID: 35573

LAND, Barbara. The New Explorers : Women in Antarctica. NY: Dodd, Mead, (1981). First printing. Pp 224. 8vo, tan cloth. "Until very recently, the entire Antarctic continent was closed to women. But through the efforts of a few pioneers, women have become equal partners in science there. The author has interviewed many of these pioneers and later explorers, and now tells their stories." -from the dj. Vg in rubbed, price clipped dj. 35.00 View more info

Vanishing Frenchman. 1st US in dj

By: LAPÉROUSE). ALLEN, Edward Weber ALLEN, Edward Weber La PEROUSE, J

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Charles E. Tuttle, 1959,:

Seller ID: 21645

(LAPÉROUSE). ALLEN, Edward Weber. The Vanishing Frenchman : The Mysterious Disappearance of Lapérouse. Rutland, VT : Charles E. Tuttle Co., (1959). First Edition. Pp 321. Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth. "Lapérouse was the firstFrench navigator to explore any part of Alaska. He became an enthusiast ab out the region. The author has skillfully brought into the account of his hero Alaskan incidents which should appeal to any lover of the Great PacificNorthwest... The disappearance of Lapérouse and his two magnificent French frigates of war was one of the most intriguing of all the mysteries... View more info