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Saga of the Cod

By: NETBOY, Anthony Sea Frontiers 20:06 BURTON, Robin

Price: $5.00

Publisher: International Oceanographic Foundation, 1974,:

Seller ID: 58435

NETBOY, Anthony. "The Saga of the Cod". An article published in Sea Frontiers, Vol. 20, No. 6, November-December, 1974, pp. 364-373. Miami: The International Oceanographic Foundation, 1974. Pp. [322]-383. Illustrated. Double column. 8vo, orange ill. card covers, white titles to front. Also of interest: Robin Burton's "Breaking the Ice", pp. 343-351, about tests conducted by ice breakers CCGS Wolfe and the SS Manhattan, in the Arctic. Vg. for the issue 5.00 View more info

King's War. in dj.

By: NOLAN, Brian

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Random House, Toronto, 1988, ISBN:0394220366:

Seller ID: 35708

NOLAN, Brian. King's War : Mackenzie King and the Politics of War 1939-1945. Toronto: Random House, (1988). First Printing. Pp 188, 8 pp plates. 8vo, grey cloth. A celebratory account of Mackenzie King's leadership of Canada during World War Two, with much on his efforts to develop the RCN in this period. Vg in vg dj. 20.00 View more info

Wine-Dark Sea. 1st UK in dj

By: O'BRIAN, Patrick

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Harper Collins, London, 1993, ISBN:0002238268:

Seller ID: 23578

O'BRIAN, Patrick. The Wine-Dark Sea. L.: Harper Collins, 1993. First Printing. Pp. 261. 8vo, purple cloth. No.16 in the Jack Aubrey series. Slightly cocked, else vg in dj. 100.00 View more info

Sharks and Little Fish. in dj.

By: OTT, Wolfgang MANHEIM, Ralph (trans.)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Pantheon Books, New York, 1958,:

Seller ID: 55242

OTT, Wolfgang. Sharks and Little Fish ; translation by Ralph Manheim. (NY):Pantheon Books, (1958). Pp. 431. 8vo, black cloth. Anderson 941. "To the g reat sea novels of World War II - The Caine Mutiny, The Cruel Sea, H.M.S. Ulysses - a new one is added, in this powerful description of naval warfare from the German side." - from the dj. Name, else vg in rubbed, nicked, price-clipped dj. 30.00 View more info

Plain Yarns From the Fleet. reprint, in dj

By: OWEN, Charles. MADDEN, Charles, Admiral Sir. (Foreword)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Wrens Park,, Stroud, Gloucestershire, 1999, ISBN:0905778219:

Seller ID: 57838

OWEN, Charles. Plain Yarns From the Fleet : The Spirit of the Royal Navy During Its Twentieth-Century Heyday; Foreword by Admiral Sir Charles Madden. (Stroud, Gloucestershire): Wrens Park, (1999). Reprint. Pp 212. Illustratedwith photos to text. 8vo, illustrated card covered boards. "With the help of numerous anecdotes, eyewitness accounts and reminiscences, archive material and published works, the author paints a broad and vivid canvas of the Royal Navy in this challenging era." -from the dust jacket. Slightly cocked, ow vg in rubbed dj. 25.00 View more info


By: PARSONS, Alexandra. What's Inside? series.

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Grolier, 1992, ISBN:0717229017:

Seller ID: 57966

PARSONS, Alexandra. Boats [A first guide to the wonders and workings of boats]. T.: Grolier, 1992. Pp 17. Illustrated with many colour photos and diagrams to text. 8vo, illustrated card covered boards. What's Inside? series. "What's Inside? Boats is designed to help young children understand some ofthe fascinating details of all kinds of boats." -from the text. This book is very well illustrated. Covers rubbed, sticker remainder to rear, ow vg. 8.50 View more info

Pilgrim Sails the Seven Seas

By: PETERS, Harold National Geographic 072:2

Price: $12.00

Publisher: National Geographic, 1937,:

Seller ID: 18872

PETERS, Harold. "The Pilgrim Sails the Seven Seas : A Schooner Yacht Out ofBoston Drops in at Desert Isles and South Sea Edens in a Leisurely Two-Yea r Voyage." An article in the National Geographic Magazine, Volume 72, No. 2, August 1937. Pp 223-262. Illustrated with 36 black & white photographs. Vg. for the complete issue 12.00 View more info

Saguenay Trip.

By: POTVIN, Damase. CARLESS, William.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Canada SteamShip Line, 1962,:

Seller ID: 57862

POTVIN, Damase. The Saguenay Trip ; with an appendix on the Homespun Industry by William Carless. (Montreal: Canada SteamShip Line, 1962). Pp 124 + I-XII pp appendix. Illustrated with numerous b/w and/or colour plates to text, folding colour map to rear. 8vo, card covers. This is a historical, legendary and descriptive trip down the Saguenay river supported by numerous illustrations. Covers rubbed, ow vg. 20.00 View more info

Down the Colorado. in dj.

By: POWELL, John Wesley. FOWLER, Don D. (Foreword) PORTER, Eliot. (Photographs and Epilogue)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Promontory Press, New York, 1969, ISBN:0883940124:

Seller ID: 57628

POWELL, John Wesley. Down the Colorado : Diary of the First Trip Through the Grand Canyon 1869; Eliot Porter, Photographs and Epilogue 1969; Foreword and Notes by Don D. Fowler. [NY]: Promontory Press, 1969. Pp 168. Illustrated with numerous colour photos and b/w drawings to text, many full page. 4to, orange cloth. "Down the Colorado contains John Wesley Powell's dramatic journal of 1869, edited and introduced by Don D. Fowler; [...] Drawings andphotographs, the work of Powell's contemporaries, enhance the text. Eliot Porter has contributed a 48 page gallery of four-color photographs. [...... View more info

Mystic Memories. 2nd pr.

By: READ, Eleanor B.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Mystic Publications, Mystic, CT, 1981,:

Seller ID: 56848

READ, Eleanor B. Mystic Memories . (Mystic, CT: Mystic Publications, 1981).Second Printing. Pp. 97. Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated yellow card covers. Contents: I) Memorable Mystic 1654-1775: Indians and settlers, Roads and b ridges, First Baptist Church ; II) Militant Mystic 1775-1815: American Revolution, War of 1812, Early life at Head of the River ; III) Maritime Mystic1815-1860: Sealing and whaling, Shipbuilding, Mystic overseas ; IV) Mid-ce ntury Mystic 1840-1860: Ship captains and their homes, Religion and education, Railroads and Steamboats ; V) Military Mystic 1860-1865: Enlistment, Sh... View more info

Central Channel & The Solent. reprint, oblong ill. card covers.

By: REEVE-FOWKES, Michael.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Adlard Coles Nautical, 2003, ISBN:0713667370:

Seller ID: 57965

REEVE-FOWKES, Michael. Central Channel & The Solent : Lyme Regis to Newhaven Lezardrieux to Le Havre; Tidal Stream Rates & Tidal Heights. L.: Adlard Coles Nautical, (2003). Reprint. Pp [32]. Illustrated with numerous technical drawings and tables. Oblong 8vo, illustrated card cover. Yachtsman's Tidal Atlas series. "Comprehensive and detailed tidal streams and tidal heightsin an easy-to-read format." -from the cover. Covers rubbed, ow vg. 10.00 View more info

U.S.S. Enterprise

By: REID, T. R. National Geographic, 201:1

Price: $5.00

Publisher: National Geographic, 2002,:

Seller ID: 55423

REID, T. R. "U.S.S. Enterprise" . An article in National Geographic Magazine, Vol. 201, No. 1, January 2002, pp. 110-[116]. Pp. [120]. 8vo, illustrated. "Now hear this: More than 5,000 men and women live on the Big E, a placewhere mail call is priceless and 30-ton jets roar off the flight deck 24 h ours a day." Small tear to bottom right corner of contents page, else vg. For the issue. 5.00 View more info

Fast Carriers. reprint in dj.

By: REYNOLDS, Clark G.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Naval Institure Press, , 1992, ISBN:1557507015:

Seller ID: 57934

REYNOLDS, Clark G. The Fast Carriers : The Forging on an Air Navy. Annapolis, Maryland: Naval Institute Press, (1992). Reprinted (with minor changes).Pp 503 + [52] pp of plates. 8vo, navy cloth spine with blue/green cloth bo ards. "Based on official records, personal interviews, private diaries, andan impressive array of published works, this classic study offers a comple te record of the heated debates that took place over the concept of the fast carrier and the U.S. Navy's metamorphosis from a battleship-oriented to acarrier-centered fleet during World War II. [...] Now, twenty-four year... View more info

Phips's Fleet

By: RINGER, R. James PHIPS, William, Sir) National Geographic, 198:2

Price: $5.00

Publisher: National Geographic, 2000,:

Seller ID: 55426

RINGER, R. James. "Phips's Fleet" . An article in National Geographic Magazine, Vol. 198, No. 1, August 2000, pp. 72-81. Pp. 119. 8vo, illustrated. "Retreating from a failed attack on Quebec in 1690, Sir William Phips lost atleast one of his ships in the St. Lawrence River. Its discovery sheds new light on everyday life in the American Colonies." Vg. For the issue. 5.00 View more info

Arctic Submarine

By: SARTORE, Joel National Geographic, 197:3

Price: $5.00

Publisher: National Geographic, 2000,:

Seller ID: 55421

SARTORE, Joel. "Arctic Submarine". An article in National Geographic Magazine, Vol. 197, No. 3, March, 2000, pp. 30-41. Pp. 137. 8vo, illustrated. "Beneath the icy surface of the Arctic Ocean, scientists aboard a Navy submarine map uncharted waters and gather clues about Earth's changing climate." Vg. For the issue. 5.00 View more info

Life on a Fishing Boat

By: SCARRY, Huck

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Prentice-Hall, 1983,:

Seller ID: 29281

SCARRY, Huck. Life on a Fishing Boat: A Sketchbook. Englewood Cliffs, N.J.:Prentice-Hall, (1983). Pp 69. 4to, ill. card covers. The author is the son of renowned childrens' illustrator Richard Scarry, and while there are no anthropomorphized cats in this book, there are plenty of fish and fishermen, in detailed pencil sketches suggesting the immense range of the world's fisheries. Name, else vg. 12.50 View more info

Tall Ships : The Magic of Sail. in dj.

By: SERVER, Dean

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Todtri, 1999,:

Seller ID: 47921

SERVER, Dean. Tall Ships : The Magic of Sail. (NY): Todtri, (1999). Pp 128.4to, ill. boards. A large-format "quickie' book issued to capitalise on th e latest outbreak of "tall ship" mania. Nice photos, though. Gift inscription, else vg in dj. 20.00 View more info

HMS Wild Swan. in dj.

By: SMITH, Peter C

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Kimber, 1985,:

Seller ID: 33302

SMITH, Peter C. HMS Wild Swan : One Destroyer's War 1939-42. L: William Kimber, (1985). Pp 254. Illustrated. 8vo, red cloth. Law 1077. A full account of the career of this noble little vessel, from her point-blank battles with German tanks at Boulogne, to her service at Dunkirk, her convoy work the North Atlantic, and finally her heroic end in a battle with an entire bomber squadron. Thumbprint to ffep, else vg in dj. 60.00 View more info

Pedestal: The Malta Convoy Of August 1942. 1st UK in dj

By: SMITH, Peter.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Kimber, 1970,:

Seller ID: 28164

SMITH, Peter. Pedestal: The Malta Convoy Of August 1942. L.: William Kimber, 1970. Pp 208 + 16 p of plates. 8vo, green cloth. "A detailed account of this epic operation based on British, German and Italian records." Vessel name stamp on tp, light spotting to top edge , 3x1- inch stain to rear board and corresponding patch of dj, ow vg in dj. 60.00 View more info

Juliet : The Creation of a Masterpiece. in dj.

By: SOMER, Jack A. NEUMANN, Peter

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Foundation Book Juliet, Vollenhove, Holland, 19913, ISBN:3884121723:

Seller ID: 57354

SOMER, Jack A. Juliet : The Creation of a Masterpiece ; photography by Peter Neumann, text by Jack A. Somer. (Vollenhove, Holland): Foundation Book Juliet, (1993). Pp. 175. Illustrated. 4to, red cloth. A beautiful volume focusing on the construction of the Juliet, a forty-three metre "dream-yacht". Includes dozens of full colour photographs and plans chronicling the yacht's construction, as well as a blow-by-blow textual account of the progress of the project. Vg-fine in dj. 100.00 View more info