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Act for the more effectual securing the Duties now payable on Foreign-made Sail Cloth imported into this Kingdom; and for charging all Foreign-made Sails with a Duty; and for explaining a Doubt concerning Ships being obliged...

By: Acts of Parliament]

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Printed by Thomas Baskett, Printer to the King's Most Excellent Majesty, London, 1746,:

Seller ID: 71167


[Acts of Parliament]. An Act for the more effectual securing the Duties nowpayable on Foreign-made Sail Cloth imported into this Kingdom; and for cha rging all Foreign-made Sails with a Duty; and for explaining a Doubt concerning Ships being obliged at their first setting out to Sea, to be furnishedwith one complete Set of Sails made of British Sail Cloth . [cover adds: A nno Regni Georgii II. Regis, Magnae Britanniae, Franciae, & Hiberinae, Decimo Nono. At the Parliament begun and holden at Westminster the First Day ofDecember, Anno Dom. 1741, in the Fifteenth Year of the Reign of our Sovere ... View more info

Cruise of the Raider Wolf. US no dj

By: ALEXANDER, Roy

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Yale University Press, New Haven, 1939,:

Seller ID: 22591


ALEXANDER, Roy. The Cruise of the Raider Wolf. New Haven : Yale University Press, 1939. Pp 270. Map endpapers. 8vo, black cloth. Contents : The Wairuna's Interrupted Voyage; The Happenings at Sunday Island; Aboard a Minelayerat Work; The Wolf in the Tasman Sea; Mines Off the Australian Coast; On th e Hunt Off Suva; Life in the Prison Hold; The Flying Dutchman - Modern Version; The Capture of the Matunga; In Dutch New Guinea; The Singapore Minefields; Back to the Indian Ocean; Off the Maldive Islands - The Hitachi Maru; Off Madagascar; Round the Cape to the Atlantic; Through the Blockade to Kie... View more info

Guide to Boatmanship, Seamanship, and Safe Boat Handling beige cloth in dj

By: AYMAR, Brandt and John MARSHALL MARSHALL, John

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Chilton Company, 1960,:

Seller ID: 28434


AYMAR, Brandt and John MARSHALL. Guide to Boatmanship, Seamanship, and SafeBoat Handling. Philadelphia: Chilton Company, 1960. Pp 116, with numerous illustrations to text. 8vo, beige cloth. Toy 1974, Morris & Howland p.9. A volume in the Chilton's Modern Boating Guide Series. Basic introduction to seamanship with numerous step-by-step photographs and easily understood directions. Vg in rubbed dj. 16.00 View more info

North of '53. 1st in dj

By: BARKER, Bertram

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Methuen, London, 1934,:

Seller ID: 65189


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. Foxing to edges, else vg in edgeworn dj (tape-repaired tear to top spine). 50.00 View more info

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Mallorys of Mystic : Six Generations in American Maritime Enterprise First Edition in dustjacket.

By: BAUGHMAN, James P.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Published for the Marine Historical Association, Inc., Mystic Seaport by Wesleyan University Press, Middletown, CT, 1972, ISBN:081954048x:

Seller ID: 53502

ISBN: 081954048X


BAUGHMAN, James P. The Mallorys of Mystic : Six Generations in American Maritime Enterprise. Middletown, CT : Published for the Marine Historical Association, Inc., Mystic Seaport by Wesleyan University Press, (1972). First Edition. Pp. 496. Illustrated throughout with black and white photographs. 8vo, green cloth, gilt lettering to spine in a red field. Volume 4 in The American Maritime Library series. Parks, Connecticut: A Bibliography of Its History 8643. A detailed history of one of the primary American shipping families. The six gen... View more info

Mansions and Merchants of Poole and Dorset. in dj.

By: BEAMISH, Derek, John HILLIER, and H. F. V. JOHNSTONE HILLIER, John JOHNSTONE, H. F. V. SMITH, Graham (designed by)

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Poole Historical Trust, Poole, 1976, ISBN:0713708360:

Seller ID: 65352


BEAMISH, Derek, John HILLIER, and H. F. V. JOHNSTONE. Mansions and Merchants of Poole and Dorset . Designed by Graham Smith. Volume One. Poole: Poole Historical Trust, 1976. Pp. (1)-192. Illustrated. Map endpapers with flags and ship sketches. 4to, blue cloth with gilt lettering to front and spine. A history of merchants and seamen from Poole and the county of Dorset, a region which supplied thousands of sailors on trading ships which "sailed on adventurous voyages to the West Indies, countries of the Mediterranean, andto North America where Newfoundland was a major trade center." - fr... View more info

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Thinkers and Tinkers : Early American Men of Science. First Edition in dustjacket.

By: BEDINI, Silvio A.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Scribner's, New York, 1975, ISBN:0684142686: 1975

Seller ID: 42125

ISBN: 0684142686


BEDINI, Silvio A. Thinkers and Tinkers : Early American Men of Science. Illustrated with Photographs. New York : Charles Scribner's Sons, (1975). First Printing. Pp (8),[ix]-xix,(23, b&w illustrations ),23-520,(4). Many b&w illustrations in the text. 8vo (165 x 237 mm), red cloth, with gilt lettering to spine, and a gilt figure with a sextant on the front board. Silvio A. Bedini (b. January 17, 1917, Ridgefield, Connecticut - d. November 14, 2007, Washington,D.C.) an American historian, specialising in early scientific instruments, long of the Smithsonian Institution. View more info

Odyssey 1st pr in dj

By: BIERMAN, John

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Simon and Schuster,, 1984,:

Seller ID: 47139


BIERMAN, John. Odyssey : (The Last Great Escape from Nazi-Dominated Europe - The Story of Those Jews Who Gambled Their Lives for Freedom and Won). NY:Simon and Schuster, (1984). First Printing. Pp 255. Illustrated with [16] pp of b/w photographs and 1 small map. 8vo, red spine with gray paper covered boards. "With no other means of escape, for more than 500 Jews crowded aboard the Pentcho, a decrepit paddle steamer, to begin one of the most remarkable voyages in modern history. The time: May of 1940, eight months afterthe outbreak of World War II." -from the dust jacket. Previous owner... View more info

Een Zee te Hoog. in dj.

By: BOELMANS KRANENBURG, H. A. H. and J. P. VAN DE VOORT VAN DE VOORT, J. P.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: De Boer Maritiem, Bussum, Netherlands, 1979,:

Seller ID: 53540


BOELMANS KRANENBURG, H. A. H. and J. P. VAN DE VOORT. Een Zee te Hoog : Scheepsrampen bij de Nederslandse Zeevisserij, 1860-1976. (Bussum, Netherlands): De Boer Maritiem, (1979). Pp. 147. Illustrated. Large 8vo, green cloth. Examines the loss of various Dutch fishing vessels, including several pagesof charts outlining the date of sinking, the vessel, the type of vessel, t he number of crew members lost, etc. Text in Dutch. Vg in dj. 30.00 View more info

That Others May Live. 1st in dj.

By: BREHM, Jack, SMSGT and Pete NELSON NELSON, Pete

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Crown, 2000, ISBN:0609605046:

Seller ID: 65065


BREHM, Jack, SMSGT and Pete NELSON. That Others May Live: The True Story ofa PJ, a Member of America's Most Daring Rescue Force. NY: Crown, (2000). F irst Edition. Pp 287 + [8] pp of plates. 8vo, grey cloth spine with grey paper covered boards. "Welcome to the world of Senior Master Sergeant Jack Brehm and his follow pararescue jumpers, or PJs. Prepared to brave hurricanes, altitude sickness, blizzards, and scorching deserts, these men, heroes ofThe Perfect Storm, have the "right stuff." -from the dust jacket. Vg in dj . 20.00 View more info

Sway of the Grand Saloon. 1st pr, in dj

By: BRINNIN, John Malcolm

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Delacorte, 1971,:

Seller ID: 64755


BRINNIN, John Malcolm. The Sway of the Grand Saloon : A Social History of the North Atlantic. N.Y. : Delacorte Press, (1971). First Printing. Pp (6),vii-xxii,(2),3-599,(3). 8vo, blue cloth spine, brown bds. Laugher p.58. NovaScotian references throughout. Of extra interest as Brinnin was born in Ha lifax. Bookplate, else vg in dj. 45.00 View more info

With Many Voices. 2nd pr. 2 vols. in djs

By: BROCK, Jeffry V.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: McClelland & Stewart, 1982,:

Seller ID: 64560


BROCK, Jeffry V. With Many Voices. Volume I : The Dark Broad Seas. Volume II : The Thunder and the Sunshine. (Tor.) : McClelland and Stewart, (1982-1983). Second Printings. Pp (10),11-275,(1); (10),11-384. 8vo, navy cloth spine (vol.1), maroon cloth (vol.2). Vg in edgeworn, nicked djs. the set for 35.00 View more info

On the Top of the World

By: BRONTMAN, L. SCHMIDT, O. J. (ed., & foreword)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Victor Gollancz,, 1938,:

Seller ID: 64760


BRONTMAN, L. On the Top of the World : The Soviet Expedition to the North Pole 1937. Edited and with a foreword by Academician O. J. Schmidt, Hero of the Soviet Union. L.: Victor Gollancz, 1938. First English Edition. Pp 287,including [24] pp of plates, and [1] folding map to rear. 8vo, black cloth , gilt to spine. Arctic Bibliography 2241. This purpose of this Russian expedition was to establish a scientific station on an ice-floe near the Pole.This was an opportunity for the Soviets to test their aircraft, men and eq uipment as they established themselves in the world's most northerly point.... View more info

Challenge to Poseidon. in dj.

By: BRUCE, Erroll

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Hutchinson, 1956,:

Seller ID: 29899


BRUCE, Erroll. Challenge to Poseidon : Adventures in Small Craft on the Open Seas. L: Hutchinson, (1956). Pp 164. Illustrated. 8vo, green cloth. Toy 365. A grab-bag of small craft prodigies, including the Bounty's longboat and such Canadian favourites as Joshua Slocum and the cruise of Captain Voss in the Tilikum. Vg in chipped dj. 60.00 View more info

L'Or de la Santa-Maria. in dj.

By: BRUNEL, Noré et Pierre CHAINE CHAINE, Pierre Bibliothèque Juventa) ISELIN, H.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Librarie Delagrave, Paris, 1953,:

Seller ID: 64598


BRUNEL, Noré et Pierre CHAINE. L'Or de la Santa-Maria ; illustrations de H.Iselin. Paris: Librarie Delagrave, (1953). Pp. (1)-233,[7]. Illustrated. S mall 8vo, pale yellow card covered boards. A volume in the Bibliothèque Juventa series. Large ink blotch to half-title, else vg in nicked, closed-torndj. 20.00 View more info

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Chesapeake Sailing Craft, Part I. in dj

By: BURGESS, Robert H. BURGESS, Robert H.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Tidewater Publishers, Cambridge, MD, 1975, ISBN:0870331957:

Seller ID: 49939


BURGESS, Robert H.. Chesapeake Sailing Craft, Part I. Cambridge, MD: Tidewater Publishers, 1975. Pp. 283. Illustrated with more than 300 black & whitephotographs by the author. 4to, blue cloth. Toy 4510a. "This is the most c omplete photographic record of Chesapeake sailing craft, not only of maritime historical significance but also of value and interest to model makers, yachtsmen and sailing buffs, artists and photographers." -from the dj. Small bump to top corner, else vg in dj (lightly rubbed, two small tears and a narrow crease to rear top edge). 75.00 View more info

One Hundred and Fifty Years of the Oxford and Cambridge Boat Race. 1st in dj

By: BURNELL, Richard

Price: $70.00

Publisher: Precision Press, Marlow, 1979, ISBN:0950063878:

Seller ID: 2804


BURNELL, Richard. One Hundred and Fifty Years of the Oxford and Cambridge Boat Race : An Official History. (Marlow) : Precision Press in collaborationwith Guinness, 1979. First Edition. Pp (8),1-111,(1). b&w plates, charts. Lg 8vo, light blue cloth. Toy 1685, Ben Cohen, The Thames 1580-1980 : A General Bibliography, p. 276. Vg in price-clipped dj. 70.00 View more info

Matthew 500 Ball. pbk.

By: CABOT, John) TOBIN, Brian Prince Philip

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Solidus, Ltd., Bristol, 1997,:

Seller ID: 64797


(CABOT, John). The Matthew 500 Ball, in aid of John Cabot's Matthew Trust, Saturday 3rd May 1997, Royal Portbury Dock, Bristol, by kind permission of the Bristol Port Authority; with a message by Brian Tobin and HRH The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh. Bristol: Solidus Limited, 1997. Pp. [80]. Unpaginated. Illustrated. Square 8vo, illustrated light card covers. Vg. 15.00 View more info

Ghost Ships. 1st in dj.

By: CAIN, Emily

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Musson, 1983,:

Seller ID: 47169


CAIN, Emily. Ghost Ships: Hamilton and Scourge: Historical Treasures from the War of 1812. Toronto: Musson, (1983). First Printing. Pp 152. Illustrated. 4to, brown cloth. An historical and archaeological record of two Royal Navy ships knocked down and sunk by a squall in Lake Ontario during the War of 1812. Coming to rest in deep, very cold water they were remarkably well preserved, as the book's many colour photographs demonstrate. Gift inscription, else vg in spine chipped dj. 40.00 View more info

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Wings of the Morning. in dj.

By: CAMERON, Ian

Price: $90.00

Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton, 1962,:

Seller ID: 31025


CAMERON, Ian. Wings of the Morning: The Story of the Fleet Air Arm in the Second World War. L: Hodder & Stoughton, (1962). First Edition. Pp 288. Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth. Law 0761. "Here are accounts of many stirring episodes- Taranto, the sinking of the Bismarck and the devoted attack on the Scharnhorst and Gneisenau. Here, too, are any number of hitherto untold epics- the night bombing of Rommel's transport in the desert (where the Fleet Air Arm initiated the technique of Pathfinding), the destruction of the vastJapanese oil refineries at Palembang, and the ceaseless Swordfish and A... View more info