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Ditch that Helped Build America. ill. stapled card covers.

By: ERIE CANAL)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: 0,:

Seller ID: 57541


(ERIE CANAL). The Ditch that Helped Build America. (Syracuse, NY: WCNY-TV),[n. d.]. Pp [16] pp. Illustrated with drawings, diagrams, and photos to te xt. 4to, double column, magazine format, illustrated stapled card covers This book documents some of the significant highlights of the building of theErie Canal. It also tells of the making of a 16-minute movie about the can al that was a creatively successful partnership between WCNY-TV and severalinterested community grou... View more info

Out with Romany by the Sea. no dj.

By: EVENS, G. Bramwell GAMMON, Reg. ROMANY.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: University of London Press, 1941,:

Seller ID: 28889


EVENS, G. Bramwell. Out with Romany by the Sea; illustrations by Reg. Gammon and photographs by Romany. L: University of London Press, (1941). Pp 167.8vo, blue cloth. A book of seaside rambles and reflections from noted natu ralist and BBC broadcaster Romany. Rubbed and soiled, gift inscription. 15.00 View more info

Ship; Mr. Midshipman Hornblower; The Earthly Paradise; The General; The Captain from Connecticut; The African Queen. in dj.

By: FORESTER, C.S

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Heinemann/Octopus, 0, ISBN:0905712021:

Seller ID: 37900


FORESTER, C.S. The Ship; Mr. Midshipman Hornblower; The Earthly Paradise; The General; The Captain from Connecticut; The African Queen. (L): Heinemann/Octopus, [ca. 1980]. Pp 861. 8vo, maroon boards. An inexpensive omnibus edition offering an ecclectic selection of complete novels from Forester's oeuvre. Vg in dj (light wear along top edge). 15.00 View more info

Hunters of the Arctic. 1st UK no dj

By: FRISON-ROCHE, Roger. ORTZEN, Len. (Translated by). TAIRRAZ, Pierre. (Photographs by).

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Souvenir Press, 1966,:

Seller ID: 55541


FRISON-ROCHE, Roger. Hunters of the Arctic. Translated by Len Ortzen; photographs by Pierre Tairraz. (L.): Souvenir Press, (1969). Pp 260 + [24] pp ofplates. 8vo, blue cloth. In1966 two Frenchmen set out for northern Canada to live with and film the harsh reality of existence of the "the last hunters", the native peoples of the Northwest Territories. Cocked, spotting to spine and upper board, previous owner's signature to ffep, ow vg. 15.00 View more info

Wren Called Smith. 1st UK printing in dj.

By: FULLERTON, Alexander.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Peter Davies, London, 1957,:

Seller ID: 57754


FULLERTON, Alexander. A Wren Called Smith. L.: Peter Davies, (1957). First United Kingdom Printing. Pp 221. 8vo, red cloth. Law 1861. This is a nautical novel that is set on board the Norwegian freighter Gangerolf in the Philippines during World War II. It is a fast pace and yet at times humourous novel where in the character of all on board are tested as they face the reality of life and death situations. Wear to boards at spine ends and corners, binding marginally loos... View more info

Wreckers of Pengarth. in torn dj.

By: GIBSON, Michael.

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Collins Clear-Type Press, London, 0,:

Seller ID: 57642


GIBSON, Michael. Wreckers of Pengarth. L.: Collins Clear-Type Press, (ca 1950). Pp 190, including frontis. 8vo, blue cloth. In this fast paced novel for young people, two brothers, John and Raymond Trevithick, set out to findthe persons in their village who are responsible for wrecking ships off th e Cornish coast. Covers worn, edges frayed, inkstamp to front free paste-down, pages yellowing, ow vg in chipped (to top and bottom edges) and torn (1½ " tear along the s... View more info

Last Great Sea. 1st pbk.

By: GLAVIN, Terry SAFINA, Carl (foreword) SUZUKI, David (message)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Douglas & McIntyre, Vancouver, 2003, ISBN:1550549545:

Seller ID: 55675


GLAVIN, Terry. The Last Great Sea : A Voyage through the Human and Natural History of the North Pacific Ocean. Foreword by Carl Safina. With a messagefrom David Suzuki. Vancouver: Douglas & McIntyre, (2003). First Paperback Printing. Pp. 244. 8vo, illustrated blue card covers. "In this compelling journey around the North Pacific Ocean, Terry Glavin presents a stunning portrait of an ancient and important sea, rich in marine life, mythology, mystery, and meaning."... View more info

Return of the Great Britain. UK in dj.

By: GOOLD-ADAMS, Richard

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Weidenfeld and Nicolson, London, 1976, ISBN:0297771422:

Seller ID: 28802


GOOLD-ADAMS, Richard. The Return of the Great Britain. L.: Weidenfeld and Nicolson, (1976). Pp 226. Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth. An account of the recovery and restoration of Brunel's great ship by the chairman of the SS Great Britain Project. Vg in nicked dj. 65.00 View more info

Dave Darrin's Second Year at Annapolis. in dj.

By: HANCOCK, H. Irving Annapolis Series.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Saalfield, 1911,:

Seller ID: 57848


HANCOCK, H. Irving. Dave Darrin's Second Year at Annapolis ; or, Two Midshipmen as Naval Academy "Youngsters". Akron, Ohio: Saalfield Pub. Co., (1911). Pp 212. 8vo, ill. green cloth. A formulaic coming of age story set in thepatriotic precincts of the United States Naval Academy. Front inner hinge cracked, Christmas sticker, else vg in edgeworn dj. 25.00 View more info

Voyage à la mer libre du pole arctique

By: HAYES, J. J. Tour du Monde, Premier Semestre 1868)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Librairie de L. Hachette et Cie, 1868,:

Seller ID: 57042


HAYES, J. J. Voyage à la mer libre du pole arctique. A three part story published in Le Tour du monde: Nouveau journal des voyages, premier semestre 1868, pp. 113-160 , which includes three maps plus a number of illustrations. Paris: Librairie de L. Hachette et Cie, 1868. Pp. 436. Double column. Text in French. 4to, red cloth with in blind borders to front and rear boards,red leather spine, gilt titles and decoration, raised bands, a.e.g. Dr. Ha yes, chirurgien de la ma... View more info

From the Ocean to the Sky. 2nd imp in dj. signed.

By: HILLARY, Edmund

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Hodder and Stoughton, London, 1979, ISBN:0340224606:

Seller ID: 57035


HILLARY, Edmund. From the Ocean to the Sky : Jet Boating Up the Ganges. L.:Hodder and Stoughton, (1979). Second Impression. Pp. 272, + 8 p. of colour plates and 24 p. of black and white plates. 8vo, white cloth. UK ed of Toy 1453. Neate H80. The first man to the summit of Mount Everest voyages up t he Ganges River by jet boat, from the Bay of Bengal to its Himalayan source, fighting rapids and other river dangers, whilst stopping at various Indian villages and meeting th... View more info

Coronel and After. no dj.

By: HIRST, Lloyd RICHMOND, Herbert W., Admiral Sir.

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Peter Davies, 1934,:

Seller ID: 33308


HIRST, Lloyd. Coronel and After. With a preface by Admiral Sir Herbert W. Richmond. L: Peter Davies, (1934). Pp 277. 8vo, blue cloth. A very full account of the pivotal Great War battles of Coronel and the Falklands written by an officer of the only ship of either side to survive both engagements. With a brilliant Preface by the great naval strategist Richmond. Rubbed, lightly foxed, inkstamps, else vg. 95.00 View more info

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Twixt the Cup and the Lipton. First Edition in dustjacket.

By: HOFF, Syd. HOFF, Syd.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Bobbs-Merrill, 1962,: 1962

Seller ID: 56830


HOFF, Syd. 'Twixt the Cup and the Lipton. Indianapolis : Bobbs-Merrill, (1962). First Printing. Pp (8),9-188. Illustrated with numerous cartoons to text, some full page. 8vo, blue cloth spine with illustrated cloth-covered boards, blue lettering to spine. Toy 5525, Morris & Howland p 68. Syd Hoff (b. September 4, 1912, The Bronx, New York – d. May 12, 2004, Miami Beach). The jacket adds : Story & 40 Original Cartoons by Hoff. View more info

Two Discourses of the Navy, 1638 and 1659

By: HOLLOND, John). TANNER, J.R. (ed) Navy Records Society Vol.007 TANNER, J.R., ed.

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Navy Records Society, 1896,:

Seller ID: 19208


(HOLLOND, John). Tanner, J.R., (ed.). Two Discourses of the Navy, 1638 and 1659. L.: Navy Records Society, 1898. Pp 419. 8vo, navy cloth spine, white cloth boards, gilt to front and spine. Publications of the Navy Records Society Vol.007. Also A Discourse on the Past and Present State of His Majesty's Navy by Sir Robert Slyngesbie. Vg. 85.00 View more info

Banker all at Sea. 1st in dj. signed

By: HOLT, F.S

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Neptune Press, 1983,:

Seller ID: 29301


HOLT, F.S. A Banker all at Sea: being World War II Naval memoirs (1941-1946) of F.S. Holt. (Newtown, Victoria): Neptune Press, (1983). First Printing.Pp 287. Illustrated. 8vo, grey cloth. The service memoirs of an Australian bank clerk turned RANVR sub-lieutenant during World War Two. Holt recounts his adventures in the Mediterranean, where he survived the sinking of H.M. S. Intrepid, and in the Philippines where he served until the end of the war. Vg in foxed dj. Signed... View more info

Sailing Ships of War 1400-1860. in dj.

By: HOWARD, Frank, Dr

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Conway Maritime, Greenwich, 1979, ISBN:0851771386:

Seller ID: 32527


HOWARD, Frank, Dr. Sailing Ships of War 1400-1860. Greenwich: Conway Maritime, (1979). Pp 254. Illustrated. 4to, blue cloth. Howard is a nautical historian and model maker, and this latter interest is evident in the degree ofphysical detail present in this volume. He also connects his technical nar rative to larger social and economic movements, especially the contemporaryexpansion of European trade and the development of the colonial system. An excellent volume, with do... View more info

On Board the Esmerelda

By: HUTCHESON, John C. OVEREND, W. H.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Cassell and Company, London, 1885,:

Seller ID: 57357


HUTCHESON, John C. On Board the Esmerelda : or, Martin Leigh's Log : A sea story ; with eight original illustrations by W. H. Overend. L.: Cassell andCompany, 1885. Pp. 280, frontis., + 7 p. of plates and 16 p. of ads. 8vo, pictorial green cloth with gilt to front and spine. Rubbed, edgeworn, smallbrown stain to front, dampstains to rear, plate facing p. 222 loose but pr esent, name, else vg. 50.00 View more info

I.P.M.S. Magazine 1975

By: International Plastics Modellers Society)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: International Plastics Modellers Society, London, 1972,:

Seller ID: 56770


(International Plastics Modellers Society). I.P.M.S. Magazine 1975 . [L.]: International Plastics Modellers Society, 1975. Pp. ~126. Illustrated. 4to,illustrated wraps bound in black cloth. The complete 1975 release of the I .P.M.S. Magazine (in six issues), released bi-monthly, all bound together. Includes articles and plans. This year's issues pay more attention to navalmodels than past years' issues had, but planes still are dominant. Inner h inges strengthened with t... View more info

I.P.M.S. Magazine 1972

By: International Plastics Modellers Society)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: International Plastics Modellers Society, London, 1972,:

Seller ID: 56769


(International Plastics Modellers Society). I.P.M.S. Magazine 1972 . [L.]: International Plastics Modellers Society, 1972. Pp. ~192. Illustrated. 8vo,illustrated wraps bound in black cloth. The complete 1972 issues of the I. P.M.S. Magazine (in twelve volumes), released monthly, all bound together. Includes articles and plans, with the first issue covering the Tamiya's "Perkasa" Fast Patrol Boat, and subsequent issues primarily covering model planes and tanks. Bo... View more info

I.P.M.S. Magazine 1973

By: International Plastics Modellers Society)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: International Plastics Modellers Society, London, 1973,:

Seller ID: 56768


(International Plastics Modellers Society). I.P.M.S. Magazine 1973 . [L.]: International Plastics Modellers Society, 1973. Pp. ~193 (first ten volumes16pp., eleventh 33pp.). Illustrated. 8vo, black cloth. The complete 1973 i ssues of the I.P.M.S. Magazine (in eleven volumes), released monthly (the extended eleventh volume covers November and December), all bound together. Includes articles and plans, primarily for model planes, but a few naval vessels and tanks as well. ... View more info