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Racing Yachts. 4th pr in dj.

By: ADAMS, Peter KROLL, Madelaine.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Dutton, 1930,:

Seller ID: 33927

ADAMS, Peter. Racing Yachts : Done on Cork Models; illustrated with pen drawings by Madelaine Kroll. NY: E.P. Dutton, (1930). Fourth Printing. Pp 120.Small 8vo, red cloth. Essentially an activity-based introduction to yachti ng history mostly (but not exclusively) for younger readers: while the models depicted look rather crude, the narrative of America's Cup races is quite bracing. Slightly rubbed, some edgewear, else vg in rubbed, nicked dj. 40.00 View more info

Volumes not Values : Canadian Sailing Ships and World Trades.

By: ALEXANDER, David and Rosemary OMMER, (eds.). Maritime History Group 3 FISCHER, Lewis R. SAGER, Eric W.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Maritime History Group, Memorial University of Newfoundland, 1979,:

Seller ID: 33505

ALEXANDER, David and Rosemary OMMER, (eds.). Volumes not Values : Canadian Sailing Ships and World Trades. [St.John's]: Maritime History Group, Memorial University of Newfoundland, 1979. Pp (8),[1]-373,(3). Many tables & diagrams. 8vo, card covers. Proceedings of the Third Conference of the AtlanticCanada Shipping Project, April 19 - April 21, 1979. Papers : Forrest Capie 's "Britain and Empire Trade in the Second Half of the Nineteenth Century";Rosemary E. Ommer's "The Trade and Navigation of the Island" [Jersey]; Dav id Alexander's "Output and Productivity in the Yarmouth... View more info

Official America's Cup Directory : Perth Western Australia. ill. card covers.

By: America's Cup)

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Government Printing Office of Western Australia,, 1986,:

Seller ID: 59671

(America's Cup). Official America's Cup Directory : Perth Western Australia. A Visitor's Guide. (Perth: Government Printing Office of Western Australia, 1986). Pp 96 white pages and 80 pp of yellow pages. Illustrated with numerous colour photos to text. 8vo, illustrated card covers. This handy visitor's guide book was intended for the use of tourists during the America's Cup Defence off Perth Australia in 1986-87. Some wrinkling to front cover, ow vg. 12.00 View more info

By the Shining Big-Sea-Water. pb.


Price: $20.00

Publisher: Alger County Historical Society, 1989,:

Seller ID: 34014

ANDERSON, Olive M. By the Shining Big-Sea-Water : The Story of Pictured Rocks 10,000 B.C. to 1966 A.D. (Munsing, Mich.: Alger County Historical Society, 1989). Pp 105. Illustrated. 8vo, ill. card covers. An illustrated local history of this picturesque area on Michigan's Upper Peninsula, including much on its marine history from native canoes to the ore carriers of the twentieth century. Vg. 20.00 View more info

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Seamarks and Landmarks. no dj.

By: ANDREWS, O.W., Surgeon Captain

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Ernest Benn Ltd., 1927,:

Seller ID: 39840

ANDREWS, O.W., Surgeon Captain. Seamarks and Landmarks : Being Leaves from the Log of Surgeon Captain O.W. Andrews, C.B.E., R.N. (L): Ernest Benn Ltd., (1927). Pp 359, [2] frontis., [33] leaves plates, 2 folding maps. 8vo, blue cloth. The reminiscences of an author whose career ranged from the period of the first ironclads to the triumph of the Dreadnought. With much on his service in the Great War, particularly in the Dardanelles campaign. Rubbed, occasional very light foxing to edges and internally, owner's blindstamps, else vg. 125.00 View more info

Turnbull, Scott and Company

By: APPLEYARD, H.S. World Ship Society

Price: $25.00

Publisher: World Ship Society, 1978,:

Seller ID: 28670

APPLEYARD, H.S. Turnbull, Scott, and Company. Kendal, Cumbria: World Ship Society, 1978. Pp 52. Illustrated. 8vo, red card covers. Covers slightly rubbed, else vg. 25.00 View more info

Pilot of Arctic Canada. vol.1.

By: Arctic Pilot] Canadian Hydrographic Service.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Canadian Hydrographic Service, Surveys and Mapping Branch, Department of Mines and Technical Surveys, 1960,:

Seller ID: 38353

[Arctic Pilot]. Pilot of Arctic Canada : Volume I. Ottawa: Canadian Hydrographic Service, Surveys and Mapping Branch, Department of Mines and Technical Surveys, 1960. Pp 183, [10] leaves maps. 8vo, white cloth. "Volume I; containing information that is pertinent to the Canadian Arctic as a whole or is of too general a character to be appropriately included in the later volumes of regional description. Volume I also includes a gazetteer of place names for the islands of the Canadian Arctic Archipelago and for the Canadian mainland coast northward and westward of Hudson Bay." -from the P... View more info

Around the Sound. in dj

By: ARMITAGE, Doreen

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Harbour Publishing, 1997,:

Seller ID: 24572

ARMITAGE, Doreen. Around the Sound : A History of Howe Sound - Whistler. (Madeira Park, B.C.) : Harbour Publishing, (1997). Pp 240. Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth. "From Horseshoe Bay to Whistler and the islands and communitiesof Howe Sound, Around the Sound traces the area's rich and exciting histor y. Told in the voices of the people who call the area home, this anecdote-filled book tells of the first peoples, the early European explorers, the bustling gold rush trade, and the newcomers who settled to farm the fertile valley bottoms, log the fir and cedar forests, harvest the ocean's bount... View more info

Little Rat Sets Sail


Price: $5.00

Publisher: Harcourt, Orlando, FL, 2003, ISBN:0152047697:

Seller ID: 61771

BANG-CAMPBELL, Monika. Little Rat Sets Sail ; illustrated by Molly Bang. Orlando, FL: Harcourt, Inc., (2003). Pp. [48]. Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated yellow card covers. Little Rat's sailing adventure, under the tutelege of sailing instructor, Buzzy Bear. Vg. 5.00 View more info

North of '53. no dj

By: BARKER, Bertram

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Methuen, London, 1934,:

Seller ID: 61670

BARKER, Bertram. North of '53 : The Adventures of a Trapper and Prospector in the Canadian Far North. With twenty illustrations and an endpaper map. L.: Methuen, (1934). Pp. 242, frontis., + 11 p. of plates. 8vo, brown cloth with gilt lettering to spine. The author's account of his time spent trapping in the Canadian north. Includes a section about the wreck of his ship, the Bright Fan, and the crew's eventual rescue by a Canadian ice-breaker. All edges lightly spotted, light foxing to initial leaves, else vg. 30.00 View more info

Great Moments of Yachting. 1st US in dj.

By: BARRAULT, Jean Michel LOOMIS, Alfred F., preface.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Putnams, 1967,:

Seller ID: 35671

BARRAULT, Jean Michel. Great Moments of Yachting. Preface by Alfred F. Loomis. NY: Putnams, (1967). First US Edition. Pp 209. Square 8vo, white cloth.Toy 0001, Morris & Howland p.10. "This fascinating and beautifully-illustr ated treasury of the men and boats that have made yachting history- from Ariel to Tinkerbelle, from the first America's Cup race in 1851 with Commodore John Stevens at the helm, to the Australians' preparation for 1967 America's Cup competition- is indeed the 'next best thing to sailing.'" -from thedj. Slightly rubbed, owner's signature, else vg in chipped dj. 30.0... View more info

Atlantic Canada at the Dawn of a New Nation. leather

By: BECK, E. Boyde. et al Marquis, Greg Payzant, John M Ryan, Shannon

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Windsor, 1990,:

Seller ID: 41130

BECK, E. Boyde, et al. Atlantic Canada at the Dawn of a New Nation: An Illustrated History. By E. Boyde Beck, Greg Marquis, Joan M. Payzant, and Shannon Ryan. Burlington, Ont.: Windsor Publications Ltd., (1990). Pp (6),7-280.Illustrated. 4to, brown leather. Chapter One : Shannon Ryan's "Newfoundlan d: Fishery to Canadian Province" (pp.6-43). Fine. 40.00 View more info

As Seen By Me

By: BELL, Lilian

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Harper & Brothers, New York, 1901,:

Seller ID: 61697

BELL, Lilian. As Seen By Me . NY: Harper & Brothers, 1901. Pp. 305, frontis. Small 8vo, blue cloth with gilt lettering to front and spine, t.e.g. An American's journey through Europe and Egypt around the turn of the century, including time spent on the yacht Hela. Ex-library (spine sticker ghost, stamps to title page, bookplates to endpapers, frontispiece taped back into place, else vg. 20.00 View more info

Tide Time


Price: $30.00

Publisher: Allen & Unwin, 1949,:

Seller ID: 27449

BENNETT, A.S. Tide Time. L: George Allen & Unwin, (1949). Pp 165, frontispiece, 32 pages of plates. 8vo, blue cloth. Toy 0129, Cohen, The Thames, 1580-1980: A General Bibliography p.286. Accounts of cruises made in the last sailing barges working along the British coast. Ex-library (HMCS Cornwallis). 30.00 View more info

Spirit of Discovery

By: BOWLES, Wm. Lisle, Rev.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: R. Cruttwell, Bath, 1804,:

Seller ID: 61527

BOWLES, Wm. Lisle, Rev. The Spirit of Discovery ; or, The Conquest of Ocean: A Poem, in Five Books ; with notes, historical and illustrative. Bath: P rinted by R. Cruttwell; and sold by Cadell and Davies, Strand, and J. Mawman, Poultry, London, 1804. Pp. 254, frontis., + 1 plate. Small 8vo, brown cloth boards with red cloth spine. Dampstaining to rear gutter and front board, front inner hinge cracked, rubbed, edges browned, name, stamps, else g. 60.00 View more info

Kedge-Anchor; or, Young Sailors' Assistant. 5th ed.

By: BRADY, William

Price: $300.00

Publisher: 1850,:

Seller ID: 42985

BRADY, William. The Kedge-Anchor; or, Young Sailors' Assistant. Appertaining to the Practical Evolutions of Modern Seamanship, Rigging, Knotting, Splicing, Blocks, Purchases, Running-rigging, and other Miscellaneous Matters, applicable to Ships of War and others. Illustrated with Seventy Engravings.Also, Tables of Rigging, Spars, Sails, Blocks, Canvass, Cordage, Chain and Hemp Cables, Hawsers, &c., &c., Relative to Every Class of Vessels. Fifth Edition, Improved and Enlarged, with Additional Matter, Plates, and Tables.N.Y.: Published by the Author, 1850. Pp [1]-400,(2),frontis + numerous pla t... View more info

Handyman Afloat and Ashore in dj.


Price: $30.00

Publisher: Adlard Coles, 1970,:

Seller ID: 28709

BRAMHAM, Ken. Handyman Afloat and Ashore. L: Adlard Coles Ltd., (1970). Pp 192. Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth. Morris & Howland p.20. Billed as "a practical book for the practical boat-owner", this small craft maintenance manual offers advice and projects related to accommodation, ventilation, electrical systems, plumbing, painting, engines, decks, fibreglassing, and electrolysis. Vg in dj. 30.00 View more info

Marble Island

By: BRUEMMER, Fred Beaver, Autumn 1969) CASWELL, John E.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Hudson's Bay Company, Winnipeg, MB, 1969,:

Seller ID: 61524

BRUEMMER, Fred. "Marble Island" . An article in The Beaver : Magazine of the North, Autumn 1969, pp. 36-41. Winnipeg, MB: Hudson's Bay Company, 1969. Pp. 63. Illustrated. Double column. Large 8vo, illustrated stapled brown wraps. Also of nautical interest: John E. Caswell's "Sponsors of Exploration". Lightly rubbed, else vg. For the issue. 7.00 View more info

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De eerste tocht van de Willem Barents naar de Noordelijke IJszee 1878. 2 vols in dj.

By: BRUYNS, W.F.J. Morzer, ed de BRUIJNE, A. BALJE, B.G.

Price: $120.00

Publisher: Walburg Pers, Zutphen, 1985, ISBN:9060114000:

Seller ID: 35477

BRUYNS, W.F.J. Mörzer, ed. De eerste tocht van de Willem Barents naar de Noordelijke IJszee 1878 : De dagboeken van Antonius de Bruijne en Bastiaan Gerardus Baljé. Zutphen: De Walburg Pers, 1985. Two volumes. Pp 368. 8vo, blue cloth. A Dutch-language account of the expeditions of the schooner WillemBarents from 1878-1884, tracing the track of its sixteenth-century namesak e beyond Spitsbergen and Novaya Zemlya. Both vols. vg in slightly rubbed djs. 120.00 View more info

Plymouth's Ships of War. ltd ed. spiral bound.

By: BURNS, K.V., Lieutenant Commander National Maritime Museum. Maritime Monographs and Reports No. 4-1972.

Price: $85.00

Publisher: National Maritime Museum, 1972,:

Seller ID: 35839

BURNS, K.V., Lieutenant Commander. Plymouth's Ships of War : A History of Naval Vessels Built in Plymouth between 1694 and 1860. (Greenwich: National Maritime Museum), 1972. Pp 152. 4to, spiral bound ill. card covers. Maritime Monographs and Reports No. 4-1972. Limited edition of 1500 copies. Chronological and alphabetical lists of the ships built at H.M. Dockyard, Plymouth, with historical notes and appendixes listing Commissioners and Superintendents as well as Master Shipwrights at that establishment. Vg. 85.00 View more info