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Story of the Bahamas

By: ALBURY, Paul PINDLING, L. O., Hon. (intro.)

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Macmillan Caribbean, London, 1976,:

Seller ID: 55203

ALBURY, Paul. The Story of the Bahamas ; foreword by Hon. L. O. Pindling. (L.): Macmillan Caribbean, (1976). 1st pub 1975 ; repr 1976. Pp. 284, frontis., + 4 p. of plates. 8vo, illustrated card covers with blue lettering to spine. A history of the Bahamas, from pre-colonial times through independence. Lightly rubbed, else vg. 12.00 View more info

Story of the Bahamas. 4th pr

By: ALBURY, Paul PINDLING, L. O., Hon. (intro.)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Macmillan Caribbean, London, 1976, ISBN:0333171322:

Seller ID: 55770

ALBURY, Paul. The Story of the Bahamas ; foreword by Hon. L. O. Pindling. (L.): Macmillan Caribbean, (1980). Fourth Printing. Pp. 294, frontis., + 4 p. of plates. 8vo, illustrated card covers with blue lettering to spine. A history of the Bahamas, from pre-colonial times through independence. Lightly rubbed, else vg. 10.00 View more info

Cuba's Golden Past

By: ALLEN, Thomas B. National Geographic, 200:1

Price: $5.00

Publisher: National Geographic, 2001,:

Seller ID: 55425

ALLEN, Thomas B. "Cuba's Golden Past" ; with map supplement. An article in National Geographic Magazine, Vol. 200, No. 1, July 2001, pp. 74-91. Pp. 129. 8vo, illustrated. "Havana's gilttering era as Spain's premier New World port gleams in treasures rescued from the sea." Also of nautical interest:Cathy Newman's "Monhegan Island" (pp. 92-109). Vg with map. For the issue. 5.00 View more info

Vinland Voyage 1st US ed in dj

By: ANDERSON, John R.L. PAINTER, George D., Introduction KITZ, Leonard A., p.234 PETLEY-JONES, p.234

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Funk & Wagnalls, 1967,:

Seller ID: 3654

ANDERSON, John R.L. Vinland Voyage. N.Y.: Funk and Wagnalls, (1967). First U.S. edition. Pp (10),[11]-278,(2) + 16 pp. of plates. 8vo, blue cloth. Mapendpapers. Toy 0485. Not in O'Dea. Introduction by George D. Painter. With a bibliography. Chapter 14 (pp.195-217) : "Off Labrador and Newfoundland" with much historical discussion, mainly falling contra the positions of "the Newfoundland school of Vinland studies". Chapter 15 (pp.218-239) : "A Week of Fog" follows the Griffin down the Nova Scotian coast. In Halifax Queen's Harbourmaster Commander Petley-Jones and former m... View more info

Log of the Skipper's Wife. 5th pr. pbk

By: BALANO, James W

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Down East, Camden, ME, 1979, ISBN:098272062x:

Seller ID: 32162

BALANO, James W. The Log of the Skipper's Wife. Camden, ME: Down East Books, (copyright 1979). Fifth Printing. Pp (6),vii-x,(2),1-160,(4). Illustrated. 8vo, ill. card covers. Excerpts from the journals of the wife of a Maine merchant captain's wife, edited by her son. Most of the entries date from 1910-1912, and describe coastwise passages and trips to the Caribbean. Vg. 15.00 View more info

Exploring the Bismarck. pbk


Price: $7.50

Publisher: Random, 1991,:

Seller ID: 57633

BALLARD, Robert D. Exploring the Bismarck; with Rick Archbold. Mississauga,Ont.: Random House/Madison Press Book, (1991). Pp 64. Illustrated. 4to, il l. card covers. An introduction to the brief, violent career of the Bismarck, and an account of the discovery of her wreck. For younger readers. Vg. 7.50 View more info

Riddle of the Lusitania

By: BALLARD, Robert D. National Geographic 185:4 BLAIR, Jonathan

Price: $5.00

Publisher: National Geographic, 1994,:

Seller ID: 18726

BALLARD, Robert D. "Riddle of the Lusitania." An article in The National Geographic Magazine, Volume 185, No.4, April 1994. Pp 68-85. Illustrated withcolour photographs and a map. Vg. for the complete issue 5.00 View more info

HAWKE : A Novel. 1st in dj. Review copy

By: BELL, Ted.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Astria Book, 2003, ISBN:0-7434-6669-1:

Seller ID: 55641

BELL, Ted. HAWKE : A Novel. NY: Astria Books, (2003). First Edition. Pp 417. 8vo, black cloth spine with black paper covered boards. "Hawke is a fast pace nautical thriller complete with international intrigue and a new contemporary hero, Lord Alexander Hawke, a man and highly skilled in the use of deadly force." -from the dust jacket. "Review copy" stamp to ffep, ow vg. 25.00 View more info

Politics of the South Africa Run. in dj


Price: $50.00

Publisher: Conway, 1987,:

Seller ID: 30681

BERRIDGE, G.R. The Politics of the South Africa Run : European Shipping andPretoria. Oxford : Clarendon Press, 1987. Pp 254. 8vo, blue cloth. Chapter s : 1. 'Partnership' with Smuts, 1944-1948; 2. Collision with the Nationalists, 1948-1955; 3. The Pretoria Formula, 1955-1964; 4. Sanctions and Sovereignty, 1954-1966; 5. The Testing of the New Alliance, 1966-1968; 6. The OFAin Danger, 1969-1972; 7. Boxing in the Government, 1973-1974; 8. 'Bedevill ed by Politics', 1973-1977; 9. 'The New Era', 1977-1985. With appendices, bibliography and index. Vg in dj. 50.00 View more info

Mediterranean. US in dj. Book Club

By: BRAUDEL, Fernand REYNOLDS, Siân (trans.)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Harper & Row, New York, 1973,:

Seller ID: 57050

BRAUDEL, Fernand. The Mediterranean and the Mediterranean World in the Age of Philip II. Volume II. Translated from the French by Siân Reynolds. NY: Harper & Row, (1973). Book Club Edition. Pp. [5], 650-1375, [1], + 12 p. of plates. 8vo, brown cloth. A comprehensive look at the Mediterranean region in the late sixteenth century. Vg in dj. Volume Two only. 20.00 View more info

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Down Ramps! : Saga of the Eighth Armada: A Story of Men who Fought and Sweated and Cursed in the Long Struggle fromTobruk, 1941, to Kiel, 1945 1st UK, signed in dj.

By: BURN, Lambton

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Carroll & Nicholson, 1947,:

Seller ID: 35427

BURN, Lambton. "Down Ramps!" : Saga of the Eighth Armada: A Story of Men who Fought and Sweated and Cursed in the Long Struggle fromTobruk, 1941, to Kiel, 1945. L.: Carroll & Nicholson, (1947). Pp 262, frontis.+ 16 pp plates.8vo, blue cloth. Law 1090. An account of the Royal Navy's landings during the Second World War: at Tobruk, Tripoli, Alexandria, in Italy, Crete, at Anzio, and in Normandy. Well illustrated. Cloth rubbed and slightly soiled, else vg in rubbed and nicked dj. Presentation copy signed by author. Uncommon. 95.00 View more info

Social and Ecological Systems. in dj.

By: BURNHAM, Philip and Roy F. ELLEN (eds.) ELLEN, Roy F. (ed.) A.S.A. Monographs, 18) VAN LEYNSEELE, Pierre

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Academic Press, Inc., London, 1979, ISBN:0121460509:

Seller ID: 56945

BURNHAM, Philip and Roy F. ELLEN (eds.). Social and Ecological Systems . L.: Academic Press, Inc., (1979). Pp. 314. 8vo, black cloth with gilt lettering to spine. A.S.A. Monographs, Number 18. Of potential nautical interest: Pierre Van Leynseele's "Ecological Stability and Intensive Fish Production:The Case of the Libinza People of the Middle Ngiri (Zaire)" and Roy F. Ell en's "Sago Subsistence and the Trade in Spices: A Provisional Model of Ecological Succession and Imbalance in Moluccan History". Of Canadian interest:David Riches' "Ecological Variation on the Northwest Co... View more info

Wind and Tide in Yacht Racing. 1st. edition, blue cloth with gilt to spine and cover

By: CALAHAN, Harold Augustin and John B. Trevor. TREVOR, John B.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Harcourt, Brace and Company, 1936,:

Seller ID: 57946

CALAHAN, Harold Augustin and John B. Trevor. Wind and Tide in Yacht Racing : Illustrated with photographs, charts, and diagrams, containing new instruments for the navigation of a yacht in a race. N.Y.: Harcourt, Brace and Company, (1936). First Printing. Pp 145, including frontis. Illustrations to text, front endpaper, and rear free endpaper + Course Selector to rear. 4to, blue cloth. Toy 4043, Morris & Howland p.25. The authors have written a text book on racing that calls for a heavy dose of mathematics and clearly they are prepared to guide the reader along the way. "But the winds and ... View more info

Farther Than Any Man. in dj.

By: COOK, James). DUGARD, Martin DUGARD, Martin.

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Pocket Books, 2001, ISBN:0743400682:

Seller ID: 43824

(COOK, James). DUGARD, Martin. Farther Than Any Man : The Rise and Fall of Captain James Cook. NY: Pocket Books, (2001). Pp 287. 8vo, brick spine withcream boards. A popular account of Cook's career by an American adventurer and journalist for such periodicals as GQ and Esquire. Vg in dj. 24.00 View more info

Silent Reefs. blue cloth.

By: COTTRELL, Dorothy.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: William Morrow, 1953,:

Seller ID: 55508

COTTRELL, Dorothy. The Silent Reefs. NY: William Morrow, (1953). Pp 241. Illustrated with maps to endpapers. 8vo, blue cloth, white lettering to spine. Their brother is missing and Henri and Joseph Christophe sail to the mysterious Purple Reefs, off the coast of Cuba to find some answers. Cocked, worn, fraying and bumping to extremities and spine ends, light spotting to top edge and upper board, small pen notation to ffep, pages yellowing, ow vg.10.00 View more info

Search for the Monitor

By: CUBBERLY, Norman G. Sea Frontiers 20:04

Price: $5.00

Publisher: International Oceanographic Foundation, 1974,:

Seller ID: 58438

CUBBERLY, Norman G. "The Search for the Monitor". An article published in Sea Frontiers, Vol. 20, No. 4, July-August, 1974, pp. 212-218. Miami: The International Oceanographic Foundation, 1974. Pp. 194-255. Illustrated. Double column. 8vo, green ill. card covers, white titles to front. An account ofthe search to find the wreck of the Monitor, the first ironclad warship wi th a revolving turret Vg. for the issue 5.00 View more info

Federal Government Dockyards Trades & Labour Council : Annual 1975

By: DOBBIE, D. (ed.)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Brent G. Naylor Publications, Winnipeg, MB, 1975,: 1975

Seller ID: 57111

DOBBIE, D. (ed.). Federal Government Dockyards Trades & Labour Council : Annual 1975. Winnipeg, MB: Brent G. Naylor Publications, 1975. Pp. 3-82. Illustrated with many b&w photos. Double column. 4to, photo-illustrated stapled card covers. An examination of the historical activities of Canadian dockyards, with hefty attention paid towards the Halifax Dockyards. Contents: Maritime Command, Who Works?. History of the Esquimault Dockyard, Canadian Forces Ship Repair Unit (Pacific), Canadian Forces Base Esquimault - Its Past & Present (by F.D.H. Nelson, p... View more info

Westward with Columbus. in dj

By: DYSON, John. CHRISTOPHER, Peter. (photographs by)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Random House, 1991, ISBN:0-394-22244-X:

Seller ID: 55698

DYSON, John. Westward with Columbus. Photographs by Peter Christopher. Mississauga, ON.: Random House, 1991. Pp 64. Illustrated, including a 11" X 27"full-color wall poster, the rear side of dj. 4to, illustrated card covered boards. A Time Quest Book. John Dyson and Dr. Luís Miguel Coin Cuenca shar ed a dream, and they with a crew of young Spanish students sailed a replicaof the Christopher Columbus' Niña across the Atlantic to the "New Word" in 1990. This is an account of their modern day adventure. The book is beauti fully illustrated and definitely of interest to the juven... View more info

Encyclopedia of Sailing. US in dj

By: Editors of One-Design & Offshore Yachtsman) SCHARFF, Robert HENDERSON, Richard

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Harper, 1971, ISBN:0060138122:

Seller ID: 28614

(Editors of One-Design & Offshore Yachtsman). Encyclopedia of Sailing. WithRobert Scharff and Richard Henderson. N.Y.: Harper & Row, (1971). Pp 468. Illustrated. Lg 8vo, blue cloth. Toy 3786, Morris & Howland p.142. Sections: I. The History of Sailing; II. Sailboats and Sailing Gear; III. Catalog of One-Design and Offshore Sailboats; IV. The Art of Sailing; V. Sailing IsFun; VI. The Lure of Racing; VII. Sailing Competition; VIII. Glossary of S ailing Terms. Top edge waterspotted, narrow band of fading on edges of boards, water spot on front, else good in chipped, price-clipped dj. 25.00 View more info

Men of Action. in dj

By: EDWARDS, Kenneth, Commander HARWOOD, Henry) WALES, Douglas, Captain HORTON, Max)

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Collins, 1943,:

Seller ID: 56732

EDWARDS, Kenneth, Commander, Royal Navy. Men of Action. With 20 Reproductions of Paintings by Douglas Wales (Captain Douglas Wales Smith R.N.). L.: Collins, 1943. Pp 319 + [18] pp of plates. 8vo, black cloth, gilt to spine. Law 0686. Title page states "With 20 Reproductions of Paintings...", in factthere were only 19 illustrations listed, one to accompany each of the 19 b iographies presented. A series of short biographies of nineteen senior Royal Navy officers who served during World War II. They are as follows: Rear-Admiral Robert Lindsay Burnett; Vice-Admiral Sir Harold Martin Burro... View more info