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Submariner. 1st. no dj

By: ANSCOMB, Charles RAW, Sydney, Vice-Admiral, Sir (Foreword by)

Price: $75.00

Publisher: William Kimber, 1957,:

Seller ID: 63086


ANSCOMB, Charles. Submariner. Foreword by Vice-Admiral Sir Sydney Raw. L.: William Kimber, (1957). First Edition. Pp 203, including frontis. + [6] pp of plates. 8vo, black cloth. Anderson 25, Law 1108. "This is a great story of the sea and of the war below the surface; it is an enthralling picture of life in the confined, machinery-choked living space of an active service submarine [...]". -from the dust jacket. The official phrase for describinga submarine lost ... View more info

Royal Armada : 400 Years. ill. card cover, magazine format.

By: Armada)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Manorial Research (Armada) Ltd. in association with Yale, 1988, ISBN:095132804:

Seller ID: 62049


(Armada). Royal Armada : 400 Years. L.: Manorial Research (Armada) Ltd. in association with Yale and Valor PLC for the National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, (1988). Pp 208. Illustrated with numerous b/w and/or colour photos, drawings, maps and facsimiles to text. 4to, illustrated card covers, magazine format, triple column. This publication was produced with the co-operation of the United Kingdom and Spain to celebrate the quartercentenary of one of the greatest naval bat... View more info

Atlantic Fisherman and Shipping Review, July 1965

By: Atlantic Fisherman and Shipping Review]

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Atlantic Fisherman and Shipping Review, Sackville, NB, 1965,:

Seller ID: 62070


[Atlantic Fisherman and Shipping Review]. The Atlantic Fisherman and Shipping Review, July 1965 . Sackville, NB: Atlantic Fisherman and Shipping Review, 1965. Pp. 18. Illustrated. Triple column. Large 8vo, illustrated stapledwhite and blue wraps. Articles include: "Modern German Ships in Port", "Co ast Guard Service Expansion is Greeted", "More Pressure on Fish Stocks is Seen Possible", and "Russian Fleet Activity Seen Posing No Danger". R... View more info

Atlantic Fisherman and Shipping Review, June 1964

By: Atlantic Fisherman and Shipping Review]

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Atlantic Fisherman and Shipping Review, Sackville, NB, 1964,:

Seller ID: 62071


[Atlantic Fisherman and Shipping Review]. The Atlantic Fisherman and Shipping Review, June 1964 . Sackville, NB: Atlantic Fisherman and Shipping Review, 1964. Pp. 16. Illustrated. Triple column. Large 8vo, illustrated stapledwhite and blue wraps. Articles include: "New Ferry Prince Nova Faces Busy 1964 Season", "Norwegian Whaling Ship Will Operate from N.S.", "Sees Boost for N.B. Boat-Building", and "Ferry Captain Has 300,000 Trip Record on Ru... View more info

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Shanghaied Out of 'Frisco in the 'Nineties

By: BAILEY, Hiram P

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Lauriat, 1925,:

Seller ID: 44990


BAILEY, Hiram P. Shanghaied Out of 'Frisco in the 'Nineties. With a Frontispiece by J. Spurling, 4 Drawings, and 2 Photographs. Boston: Charles E. Lauriat, [ca. 1925]. Pp 187, frontis., [6] leaves plates. 8vo, blue cloth, t.e.g. A British civil engineer's account of his unwilling passage in an American merchant sailing ship to Chile, Australia and back to San Francisco in the 1890s. Slightly rubbed, else vg. 100.00 View more info

Dragon Boats. 1st in dj

By: BARKER, Pat

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Raincoast Books,, 1996,:

Seller ID: 18103


BARKER, Pat. Dragon Boats : A Celebration. Vancouver : Raincoast Books, (1996). First Printing. Pp 121. Illustrated. 4to, black cloth. "Originating inthird-century B.C. China, dragon boat racing is one of the fastest-growing athletic events on the globe and is now being considered as a demonstratio n sport at both the Olympics and the Commonwealth Games." - from the dj. Fine in dj. 30.00 View more info

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Men from the Dreadnoughts. UK in dj.

By: BAYNHAM, Henry

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Hutchinson, London, 1976, ISBN:0091213800:

Seller ID: 33865


BAYNHAM, Henry. Men from the Dreadnoughts. L: Hutchinson, (1976). Pp 272 + frontis., 16 pages of plates. 8vo, black cloth. Following the author's Fromthe Lower Deck and Before the Mast, this book presents a ratings' eye view of life in the Royal Navy during the late Victorian and Edwardian periods, to the end of the Great War. Name, else vg in nicked dj. 75.00 View more info

Chief Mate Returns to Sea

By: BAZHENOV, Georgi Sputnik, February 1980)

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Yhteistyö, Helsinki, Finland, 1980,:

Seller ID: 60090


BAZHENOV, Georgi. "The Chief Mate Returns to Sea" . An article in Sputnik: Digest of the Soviet Press, February 1980, pp. 92-95. Helsinki, Finland: Yhteistyö, 1980. Pp. 174. Illustrated. Double column. Small 8vo, illustrated red and white wraps. Also of nautical interest:Georgi Pyasetsky's "Sea WallWithout Concrete" (pp. 27-29). Vg. For the issue. 5.00 View more info

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Flugzeugtrager. in dj.

By: BEKKER, Cajus

Price: $80.00

Publisher: Gerhard Stalling Verlag, 1962,:

Seller ID: 29169


BEKKER, Cajus. Flugzeugträger: Giganten der Meere. Oldenburg und Hamburg: Gerhard Stalling Verlag, (1962). Pp 80. Illustrated. Large 8vo, blue cloth. A German-language review of United States carrier operations in the Cold War period, with illustrations of carrier strategy and tactics, as well as ofeveryday life aboard. Vg in dj. 80.00 View more info

Strange Events

By: BERTIN, Johanna

Price: $6.50

Publisher: Altitude Publishing Canada Limited, Canmore, AB, 2003, ISBN:1551539527:

Seller ID: 60141


BERTIN, Johanna. Strange Events : Incredible Canadian Monsters, Curses, Ghosts, and Other Tales. (Canmore, AB: Altitude Publications Canada, Ltd., 2003). Pp. 143. 8vo, illustrated yellow card covers. A volume in the Amazing Stories series. Of nautical interest: Chapter 2: Water Serpents, Chapter 5: Ghosts, Poltergeists and Premonitions (section on the S.S. Faerie Queen, and Chapter 6: Mystery Ships. Vg. 6.50 View more info

Commodore James Biddle and the First Naval Mission to Japan, 1845-1846

By: BIDDLE, James, Commodore). BARTLETT, Merrill L. American Neptune 41:1 GIBSON, Charles Dana NEAL, James G.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: American Neptune, 1981,:

Seller ID: 69144


(BIDDLE, James, Commodore). BARTLETT, Merrill L. "Commodore James Biddle and the First Naval Mission to Japan, 1845-1846." An article in The American Neptune: A Quarterly Journal of Maritime History, Vol.41, No.1, January 1981, pp.25-35. Also, James G. Neal's "The American Merchant Marine Library Association: The First Decade of Its Development, 1921-1930" (pp.5-24) ; Charles Dana Gibson's "History of the Swordfishery of the Northwestern Atlantic"... View more info

Commissioned Bargees. no dj.

By: BLORE, Trevor, Lieutenant-Commander

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Hutchinson, 1946,:

Seller ID: 33221


BLORE, Trevor, Lieutenant-Commander. Commissioned Bargees : The Story of the Landing Craft. L: Hutchinson, [ca. 1946]. Pp 216. Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth. Law 1088. A swaggering account of these indispensible but oft-overlooked craft in all their various permutations. The narrative proceeds mostlyin the form of first-hand observations of actions, from the raid on Dieppe to mopping up in Singapore and Sourabaya. Cloth rubbed and soiled, spine w orn, edges and eps specke... View more info

Schip & Affiche. pb.

By: BOER, Tanja de, et al BOSTERS, Cassandra. HEER, Ed de. KOUSBROEK, Rudy.

Price: $80.00

Publisher: Maritiem Museum Prins Hendrik, 1987, ISBN:9063221290:

Seller ID: 39668


BOER, Tanja de, et al. Schip & Affiche : Hondered jaar Rederijreclame in Nederland. Tanja de Boer, Cassandra Bosters, Ed de Heer, Rudy Kousbroek, Wilmy Oosterwijk, Pim Reinders. (Rotterdam): Maritiem Museum Prins Hendrik, (1987). Pp (5),6-183,(1). Large 8vo, ill. card covers. Essays examining the popular culture of nineteenth and twentieth century ocean travel, chiefly through the advertising posters of liner companies which are related to both popular and high art of th... View more info

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Lakonia. in dj.

By: BOND, Geoffrey

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Oldbourne, London, 1966,:

Seller ID: 35259


BOND, Geoffrey. Lakonia. L: Oldbourne, (1966). Pp 199, frontis., 4 pp plates. 8vo, blue cloth. A full account of the loss of the liner Lakonia to firein the Solent during a Christmas Cruise in 1963. Based chiefly on survivor reports and on the records of the Greek Line, to which the author had priv ileged access. Vg in rubbed dj. 75.00 View more info

Port Operations and Administration. 2d ed in dj.

By: BOWN, A.H.J DOVE, C.A. TOOTH, E.S.

Price: $38.00

Publisher: Chapman & Hall, 1960,:

Seller ID: 33734


BOWN, A.H.J. Port Operations and Administration. Second Edition revised by E.S. Tooth. L.: Chapman & Hall, 1960. Pp 364. Illustrated. 8vo, green cloth. Contents include: Organisation (General and Internal); Design and Layout;Cargo Handling (Appliances, Methods, and Administrative Control); Dock Lab our; Passenger Traffic Working; Safety Measures and Hygiene; Free Ports; Inland Water Transport. Rubbed, slight edgewear, adhesive stains to peps, owner's signature, else vg i... View more info

Seamanship. tan stapled illustrated wraps

By: Boy Scouts of America) Merit Badge Series

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Boy Scouts of America, 1925,:

Seller ID: 62203


(Boy Scouts of America). Seamanship. NY: Boy Scouts of America, (1925). Pp 62. Illustrated with drawings, technical diagrams and one photo. 8vo, illustrated stapled tan wraps. Merit Badge Series. This is a fairly comprehensive instruction book in seamanship that would assist a first class scout in obtaining a merit badge for Seamanship. Also included are (current for 1926)wage scales for merchant marine and naval personnel, steps in training to achieve particular ranks, ... View more info

Commodore's Barge is Alongside. in dj

By: BRAITHWAITE, Max

Price: $25.00

Publisher: McClelland & Stewart, 1979, ISBN:0771016107:

Seller ID: 63479


BRAITHWAITE, Max. The Commodore's Barge is Alongside. Toronto: McClelland and Stewart Limited, (1979). Pp. 191. 8vo, blue cloth. Spadoni and Donnelly 3038. This novel from the pen of the widely respected Canadian author, Max Braithwaite, is "a naval spoof that's awash with nautical nonsense." -from the dust jacket. Cocked, ow vg in lightly rubbed dj. 25.00 View more info

Field Book of Marine Fishes of the Atlantic Coast from Labrador to Texas. 6th impression, red cloth

By: BREDER, Charles M., Jr. BRONSON, W.S.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1948,:

Seller ID: 62372


BREDER, Charles M., Jr. Field Book of Marine Fishes of the Atlantic Coast from Labrador to Texas. Being a Short Description of Their Characteristics and Habits with Keys for Their Identification. With 8 plates by W. S. Bronson and 403 other illustrations. NY: G.P. Putnam's Sons, (1948). Sixth Impression. Pp. 332 . Small 8vo, red cloth. Cocked, boards rubbed, fraying to edges, previous owner's name inked to front paste-down, penciled to ffep, bookplate, one incident of ma... View more info

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Marine Paintings and Drawings in Mystic Seaport Museum. 1st in dj

By: BREWINGTON, Dorothy E.R.

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Mystic Seaport Museum, Mystic, CT, 1982, ISBN:0913372250:

Seller ID: 26051


BREWINGTON, Dorothy E.R. Marine Paintings and Drawings in Mystic Seaport Museum. Mystic, CT : Mystic Seaport Museum, Inc., 1982. First Printing. Pp 219. Illustrated. 4to, blue cloth. Vg in dj. 85.00 View more info

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International Register of Historic Ships. Signed in dj

By: BROUWER, Norman J. World Ship Society)

Price: $120.00

Publisher: Naval Institute, Annapolis, 1985, ISBN:0870213067:

Seller ID: 30523


BROUWER, Norman J. International Register of Historic Ships. Annapolis: Naval Institute Press, in association with the World Ship Trust, (1985). Pp 321. 4to, blue cloth. Vg in dj. Presentation copy, signed by Brouwer. 120.00 View more info