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Canada et la Marine

By: LAURIER, Wilfrid, Sir

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Bureau Central d'Information du parti Libéral Canadien, 1913,:

Seller ID: 27499

LAURIER, Wilfrid, Sir. Le Canada et la Marine: discours prononcé par Sir Wilfrid Laurier. Ottawa: Bureau Central d'Information du parti Libéral Canadien, 1913. Pp 16. 8vo, printed wraps. Published edition of a speech given byLaurier while in opposition, countering the naval policy of Borden's Conse rvative government. Borden had proposed a $35,000,000 levy to subsidize theconstruction of three new Royal Navy Dreadnoughts for the purposes of impe rial defence; Laurier continued to favour the creation of an indigenous naval service, and his speech presents a statesmanlike defence of his positi... View more info

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Au Temps des Grandes Voiliers. ex-lib in dj.

By: Le SCAL, Yves

Price: $90.00

Publisher: Trésors de la Photographie, 1977,:

Seller ID: 35481

Le SCAL, Yves. Au Temps des Grandes Voiliers 1850- 1920. Paris: Trésors de la Photographie, 1977. Pp 178. Oblong large 8vo, blue cloth. A photographicevocation of the "heroic age" of merchant sail augmented with an interpret ive text. While French in origin the book comprises the whole of the nineteenth century maritime world, with photos of Donald McKay's Boston shipyard,of San Francisco during the gold rush, of South American ports, of wrecks on the English coast, etc. Ex-library (pouch, spine label), slightly rubbed, else vg. 90.00 View more info

Welsh Dockers

By: LENG, Philip J

Price: $35.00

Publisher: G.W. & A. Hesketh, Ormskirk, Lancashire, 1981, ISBN:0905777085:

Seller ID: 28791

LENG, Philip J. The Welsh Dockers. Ormskirk, Lancashire: G.W. & A. Hesketh,(1981). Illustrated. Pp 117. 8vo, ill. yellow card covers, plastic cover. "This book is concerned with the development of the Dock, Wharfside, Riverside and General Labourers' Union in South Wales from its formation in London in 1889 until its amalgamation with other organizations in 1922 to form the Transport and General Workers Union." from the Preface. Vg. 35.00 View more info

Wreck of the S.S. Casino


Price: $24.00

Publisher: Ken Jenkin Printer, Geelong, 0, ISBN:0909244146:

Seller ID: 39789

LONEY, J.K. Wreck of the S.S. Casino. (Geelong: Ken Jenkin Printer), [ca. 1975?]. Pp 18, [8] pp plates. 8vo, stapled illustrated card covers. An account of this long-serving Australian coastal vessel, and of her wreck in the Bass Strait in July of 1932. Covers creased, slightly rubbed, else vg. 24.00 View more info

All My Rivers Flowed West. 1st pr.


Price: $12.50

Publisher: Beringian Books, 1991,:

Seller ID: 42995

MacBRIDE, W.D. All My Rivers Flowed West : Autobiography of W.D. MacBride "The Montana Kid". (Whitehorse, Yukon: Beringian Books, 1991). First printing. Pp 96. 8vo, ill. card covers. Not in Cassell. The autobiography of a famous character committed to the preservation of Yukon heritage. With much onhis canoe journeys in the Canadian north. Vg. 12.50 View more info

Further Emanations of Silver Islet, Volume II

By: MacDONALD, Bill

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Poriphery Press, Thunder Bay, ON, 1995, ISBN:0969313895:

Seller ID: 61518

MacDONALD, Bill. Further Emanations of Silver Islet, Volume II . (Thunder Bay, ON: Poriphery Press, 1995). Pp. 57. Illustrated. Large 8vo, illustratedstapled white card covers. A collection of nautical related anecdotes from Silver Islet, on the Ontario side of Lake Superior. Vg. 12.00 View more info

Chung Lee Loves Lobsters. signed

By: MacDONALD, Hugh WALES, Johnny

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Annick Press, 1992, ISBN:1550372149:

Seller ID: 61741

MacDONALD, Hugh. Chung Lee Loves Lobsters. Illustrated by Johnny Wales. Toronto: Annick Press, (1992). Pp. [24], unpaginated. Square 8vo, cream, ill. card covers. The story of a young boy who lives in Charlottetown and his fascination with a Chinese man who likes to cook and eat lobster. Vg. Signed by the author on the ffep. 10.00 View more info

Write Me at Lavaca. in dj.

By: MacDONALD, Robert S SAUNDERS, Stephen.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Bruce Humphries, 1964,:

Seller ID: 38758

MacDONALD, Robert S. Write Me at Lavaca : The Story of Stephen Saunders 1820-1859. Boston: Bruce Humphries, (1964). Pp 294, frontis. 8vo, blue cloth. A biography of a Rhode Island merchant captain whose life illuminates the antebellum coastwise trade of the United States in all its variety. Nasty inkstamp to ffep, slight shelfwear, else vg in rubbed dj. 50.00 View more info

Loss of the Kent East Indiaman. as is.

By: MacGREGOR, Duncan, General Sir

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Religious Tract Society, London, 0,:

Seller ID: 61687

MacGREGOR, Duncan, General Sir. The Loss of the Kent East Indiaman in the Bay of Biscay : Narrated in a letter to a friend ; new edition with additions. (L.): Religious Tract Society, [n.d. - 1850s?]. Pp. 90, including plates. Small 8vo, with green pictorial cloth and gilt titles to front. The storyof the wreck of the English East Indiaman Kent in 1825, based on eyewitnes s accounts. Moderately rubbed, covers and spine detached, some browning to leaves, damp spot to rear board, edgeworn, bookplate. As is. 15.00 View more info

Trafalgar Roll. repr in dj.

By: MacKENZIE, Robert Holden, Colonel

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Cornmarket Press, London, 1969,:

Seller ID: 38683

MacKENZIE, Robert Holden, Colonel. The Trafalgar Roll : Containing the Names and Services of all Officers of the Royal Navy and the Royal Marines who Participated in the Glorious Victory of the 21st October 1805, together with a History of the Ships Engaged in the Battle. L: Cornmarket Press, 1969. Pp 336, frontis., [4] leaves of plates. 8vo, tan spine with blue boards. Cowie 1175 for the original. A facsimile reprint of the 1913 original; part of a series of reprints of naval classics from the library of the National Maritime Museum. Vg in very slightly rubbed dj. 65.00 View more info

Big City Port


Price: $4.00

Publisher: Scholastic, 1983,:

Seller ID: 33856

MAESTRO, Betsy and Ellen DELVECCHIO. Big City Port. Illustrated by Giulio Maestro. NY: Scholastic, (1983). Pp 32. Oblong 8vo, ill. card covers. An illustrated introduction to port operations for very young readers. Slightly rubbed, else vg. 4.00 View more info

Diving & Snorkeling Hawaii

By: MAHANEY, Casey MAHANEY, Astrid Wittle. Lonely Planet Pisces Book.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Lonely Planet, 2000,:

Seller ID: 33700

MAHANEY, Casey. Diving & Snorkeling Hawaii : [Top Dives in Oahu, the Big Island, Maui County, Kauai, Niihau & Midway Islands]. Melbourne: Lonely Planet Publications, (2000). Pp 141. Illustrated. 8vo, ill. card covers. A Lonely Planet Pisces Book. Vg. 15.00 View more info

Historic Annapolis

By: MALES, Carolyn and Julie RASKIN RASKIN, Julie Travel-Holiday, 161:1)

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Travel Magazine Inc., New York, 1984,:

Seller ID: 60608

MALES, Carolyn and Julie RASKIN. "Historic Annapolis : Coming About in Maryland" . An article in Travel-Holiday: The magazine that roams the globe, Vol. 161, No. 1, January 1984, pp. 38-41. NY: Travel Magazine Inc., 1984. Pp.84. Illustrated. Triple column. Large 8vo, illustrated blue wraps. Spine e nds nicked, subscription sticker, else vg. For the issue. 9.00 View more info

Old Navy. US book club in dj

By: MANNIX, Daniel P., 3rd

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Macmillan, 1983,:

Seller ID: 18742

MANNIX, Rear Admiral Daniel P., 3rd. The Old Navy. Edited by Daniel P. Mannix 4th. N.Y.: Macmillan Pub. Co., (1983). Book Club Edition. Pp 294. Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth spine. A memoir with the following chapters : Boyhood in China (1881-85); Washington and Annapolis (1885-98): The Spanish-American War (1898); Life of a Junior Officer (1900-03); Imperial Germany (1903); Edwardian England (1903); The Mediterranean and Cuba (1904-06); The Bamboo Fleet (1907-08); Japan, China and Vladivostok (1909); Destroyer Service (1910-14); World War I (1918); Transport Service and Shore Duty (1919-21); T... View more info

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Merchant Shipping Legislation

By: Marine Safety] Clyde Steamships Owners Association. Clyde Sailingship Owner's Association. CHAMBERLAIN, J., Rt. Hon.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: 1884,:

Seller ID: 43261

[Marine Safety]. Merchant Shipping Legislation : A Reply by the Directors of the Clyde Steamship Owners' Association and the Clyde Sailingship Owners'Association to the Speech Delivered on 19th May, 1884, by the Right Hon. J . Chamberlain, M.P., President of the Board of Trade on Moving the Second Reading of the Merchant Shipping Bill. Glasgow: Office of the Associations, 1884. Pp 32. 8vo, printed wraps. An extraparliamentary continuation of an ongoing debate, in which the outraged shipowners refute Chamberlain's claimsthat they were, as a body, deliberately sending unseaworthy vessels on oce ... View more info

Leaky Iron Boat. 2nd pr. card covers

By: MASSEY, Hart

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Stoddart, 1997,:

Seller ID: 61460

MASSEY, Hart. The Leaky Iron Boat : Nursing an Old Barge Through Holland, Belgium and France. Illustrations by Joe Weissmann. Tor.: Stoddart, (1997). Second Printing. Pp 228. 8vo, card covers. Vg. 15.00 View more info

Nor'ard of the Dogger

By: MATHER, E.J Mission to Deep-Sea Fishermen.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: James Nisbet, 1887,:

Seller ID: 35677

MATHER, E.J. Nor'ard of the Dogger or Deep Sea Trials and Gospel Triumphs. L: James Nisbet, [ca. 1887]. Pp 376, frontis., 7 leaves plates. 8vo, maroonpressed cloth, gilt to front and spine. A lively and at times harrowing ac count of the work of the Mission to Deep-Sea Fishermen in the North Sea. Inner hinges cracked, rubbed with significant edgewear, rear board, eps, and final leaves damaged,cloth sunned, contemporary inscription, else vg. 50.00 View more info

Priscilla of Fall River. 1st ed, signed pres copy, no dj.

By: McADAM, Roger Williams

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Stephen Daye Press, 1947,:

Seller ID: 35658

McADAM, Roger Williams. Priscilla of Fall River. NY: Stephen Daye Press, (1947). First Edition. Pp (18),19-224, frontispiece + 28 pages of plates. Some illustrations in the text. 8vo, blue cloth. An account of New York and New England's Fall River Line of steamers, and in particular of the queen of the fleet, the beautiful and dependable side-wheeler Priscilla, once a familiar sight on Long Island Sound. "A modest advertisement appearing in the Boston Advertiser on May 19, 1847, announced that 'the new steamer Bay State, Captain J. J. Comstock, will leave Fall River for New York this eveni... View more info

Fisheries of Canada

By: McARTHUR, Ian S. Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science, Sept 1947)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: American Academy of Political and Social Science, Philadelphia, PA, 1947,:

Seller ID: 59742

McARTHUR, Ian S. "The Fisheries of Canada" . An article in The Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science, Volume 253, September 1947, pp. 59-65. Philadelphia, PA: American Academy of Political and Social Science, 1947. Pp. 266. 8vo, printed orange card covers. Dampstaining to covers, spine, and bottom third of volume, spine chipped, name, else vg. For the issue. 10.00 View more info

Breakers. 1st pbk

By: McCLOSKEY, William

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Lyons Press, 2004, ISBN:1592284140:

Seller ID: 60149

McCLOSKEY, William. Breakers : A Novel. (NY): Lyons Press, (2004). Pp xvi,(2),3-350. 8vo, card covers. A sequel to the author's Highliners, continuinghis chronicle of the perils of the Pacific Northwest fisheries. Vg-fine. 1 5.00 View more info