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Ships of the Mersey

By: CARTER, Craig J. M. Sound Picture series)

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Record Books Limited, London, 1966,:

Seller ID: 66287


CARTER, Craig J. M. Ships of the Mersey . L.: Record Books Limited, (1996).Pp. (1)-79,[1]. Illustrated. Includes two phonograph records in pouches at front and rear. Square 8vo, illustrated orange and white card covered boar ds. A volume in the Sound Picture Series. A breakdown of the various ships that frequented the port of Liverpool. Contents: Sylvania, Reina del Mar, Lycaon, Ronsard, Persic, Newfoundland, Arcadian, Clan Macdonald, City of Karachi, Wayfarer, Britannic, Empress of France, Mauretania I and II, Empress of Canada, Ulster Monarch, Hibernian Coast, Bison, Manxman, Snaefell, Lady ... View more info

Cassell's Book of Sports and Pastimes

By: CASSELL'S)

Price: $90.00

Publisher: Cassell, Petter, Galpin & Co., 1910,:

Seller ID: 65427


(CASSELL'S). Cassell's Book of Sports and Pastimes. L: Cassell, Petter, Galpin & Co., [ca. 1910?]. Pp. 780. With more than 800 illustrations. Colouredfrontis of cricket player positions. 8vo, green and red cloth covered boar ds with elaborate gilt decoration and titles to front, red cloth spine withgilt titles and decoration, bevelled edges. An exhaustive listing "of athl etics and other manly exercises" with explanations and the rules of play for more than two hundred games and activities. Of nautical interest are sections on mast-climbing, walking the mast, rowing, canoeing, boat-sai... View more info

Clipper Challenge. ill. stapled cards

By: China Clipper Society)

Price: $8.00

Publisher: China Clippers Society, 1982,:

Seller ID: 52602


(China Clipper Society). Clipper Challenge. [L.: The Society], 1982. Pp 30.Illustrated with maps, photos, and drawings. 8vo, illustrated stapled card covers. "At noon on 6th July 1982, two Square-rigged sailing ships pass un der London's Tower Bridge on the first state of a unique Round Britain race." -from the text. Covers soiled, ow vg. 8.00 View more info

Carrier

By: CLANCY, Tom

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Berkley Books, New York, 1999, ISBN:0425166821:

Seller ID: 55087


CLANCY, Tom. Carrier : A Guided Tour of an Aircraft Carrier. NY: Berkley Books, (1999). Pp. 348. 8vo, illustrated card covers with red spine. Lightly rubbed, else vg. 15.00 View more info

They Built Clipper Ships in Their Back Yard

By: CLARK, Admont G. Historical Monograph 1) American Neptune, 22 (reprinted from)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Parnassus Book Service, Yarmouthport, MA, 1963,:

Seller ID: 65952


CLARK, Admont G. They Built Clipper Ships in Their Back Yard . Yarmouthport, MA: Parnassus Book Service, (1963). Pp. (1)-32. Illustrated. Large 8vo, illustrated stapled grey card covers. Historical Monograph Number One. Reprinted (with additions) from The American Neptune, XXII, October 1962. Minor browning to edges, faint corner creasing, else vg. 15.00 View more info

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Last Mutiny: a novel; the further adventures of Captain Bligh. 1st US in dj.

By: COLLETT, Bill

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Norton, 1995,: 1995

Seller ID: 32273


COLLETT, Bill. The Last Mutiny: a novel; the further adventures of Captain Bligh. NY: Norton, (1995). First US Edition. Pp 294. 8vo, blue spine with red boards. A novel treating the retirement of Captain Bligh, in which he reflects on the fullness of his career, pre- and post-mutiny. Name ticket, else vg in dj. 30.00 View more info

Sea Lions

By: COOPER, James Fenimore

Price: $12.00

Publisher: University of Nebraska Press, 1965,:

Seller ID: 66448


COOPER, James Fenimore. The Sea Lions. Edited with an introduction by Warren S. Walker. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, (1965). Pp 503. 8vo, illustrated card covers. An adventure novel from the pen of one of America's most well-know authors that takes the reader from an Arctic seal hunt in the age of sail to pirate treasure in the West Indies. Rubbed, inner hinge starting, front free endpaper creatively cut by scissors, sm. abrasion to title page, ow vg. 12.00 View more info

Log of the Pelican. 1st UK in dj

By: COWAN, Gibson

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Cresset Press, 1952,:

Seller ID: 49927


COWAN, Gibson. The Log of the Pelican. L: The Cresset Press, 1952. First UKEdition. Pp. 236, including four maps. 8vo, red cloth. Toy 1106: "a fascin ating story of unofficial bumbledom." An authentic account of a sailing voyage through the Red Sea and along the coast of East Africa to Mombasa aboard the "Pelican". A few waterspots to top edge, else vg in dj (small water spot to spine, light wear to tail). 40.00 View more info

Spoilers of the Sea : Wartime Raiders in the Age of Steam. 1st US no dj

By: CRANWELL, John Philips

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Norton, 1941,:

Seller ID: 14091


CRANWELL, John Philips. Spoilers of the Sea : Wartime Raiders in the Age ofSteam. N.Y.: W.W. Norton, (1941). First Edition. Pp 308 + fldg maps, plate s. 8vo, yellow cloth, top edge dyed blue. Much of Civil War interest in theearly chapters. Chapters: 1. Sink, Burn, and Destroy; 2. The Mildest Manne red Man in the Navy [Raphael Semmes]; 3. A Small Appreciation of War Troubles; 4. Old Beeswax Raises Hell and High Water; 5. Off Sandy Hook, Capturingand Burning; 6. The Last Gun of the Lost Cause; 7. The Years Again; 8. The Ghost of Tierra del Fuego [the Dresden]; 9. A Cruise Ends - with a Bang [t ... View more info

Scheepvaart voor de Lens : Maritieme fotografie in Nederland

By: DAALDER, Remmelt, Henk DESSENS, Cees van ROMBURGH, Peter WOUTERS, et al. DESSENS, Henk ROMBURGH, Cees van ZIJVERDEN, Jan van

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Walburg Press / Vereeniging Nederlandsch Historisch Scheepvaart Museum, Amsterdam, 2000, ISBN:9057301342:

Seller ID: 68975


DAALDER, Remmelt, Henk DESSENS, Cees van ROMBURGH, Peter WOUTERS, en Jan van ZIJVERDEN. Scheepvaart voor de Lens : Maritieme fotografie in Nederland .Onder redactie van Rammelt Daalder, Henk Dessens, Cees van Romburgh, Peter Wouters en Jan van Zijverden. Amsterdam: Walburg Press, Vereeniging Nederl andsch Historisch Scheepvaart Museum, Stichting Nederlands Scheepvaartmuseum, (2000). Pp. [1]-144. 4to, illustrated grey card covers. A collection of nautical photography from the Netherlands, featuring vessels in port, at sea, and in construction. Text in Dutch. Slightly cocked, else vg. 40.00 View more info

Oceanography of the Sea of Greenland : a resumé of the observations made during the expedition of the Belgica in 1905

By: DAMAS, D

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Smithsonian Institiution, 1910,:

Seller ID: 33824


DAMAS, D[ésiré]. The Oceanography of the Sea of Greenland : A Resumé of theObservations made during the Expedition of the Belgica in 1905. Pp 369-383 . [Washington: Smithsonian Institution, 1910.] 2 leaves of plates. 8vo, printed wraps. Translated from La Géographie, Paris, Volume 19, No.6, June 15,1909. Arctic Bibliography 3637: "A brief review of the route of the Duc d' Orleans' cruise from West Spitsbergen to Greenland and along the coast, andof observations made on ice, temperature and salinity with comparative dat a from other exhibitions [sic]." An expedition undertaken by th... View more info

The Battle of Trafalgar. First Edition

By: DAVIES, Paul Panorama of History Series

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Pan Books, 1972,: 1972

Seller ID: 17257

ISBN: 0330028545


DAVIES, Paul. The Battle of Trafalgar. London : Pan Books Ltd., (1972). First Printing. Pp (6),7-64. Illustrated throughout. Oblong 8vo (222 x 176 mm), art-illustrated purple card covers with yellow lettering to spine. In the Panorama of History Series. A Pan original. "The Battle of Trafalgar graphically recreates the events which culminated in the total destruction of the Combined Franco-Spanish Fleet. It includes portraits of the senior naval officers in both fleets, a stirring account of the battle itself, with many eye-witness reports, ... View more info

Isaac Hicks : New York Merchant and Quaker 1767-1820.. in dj

By: DAVISON, Robert A. HICKS, Isaac

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Harvard University Press, 1964,:

Seller ID: 49855


DAVISON, Robert A. Isaac Hicks : New York Merchant and Quaker 1767-1820. Cambridge Massachusetts, Harvard University Press, 1964. Pp 217 + [4] pp of plates. 8vo, red cloth. "The story of Isaac Hicks is business history - in part an account of how Hicks and his contemporaries conducted various trades; in part a description of the services he performed as a concerned Friend.Inevitably the question arises: "Which Commitment, the love of gain or ded ication to a religious ideal, controlled Hicks?" -from the dust jacket. Harvard Studies in Business History XXII. Front hinge detached, co... View more info

International Transport Contractors 1973-1998

By: de WINDE, Henk

Price: $120.00

Publisher: Uitgeverij Pirola, 1999, ISBN:9064552533:

Seller ID: 69080


de WINDE, Henk. International Transport Contractors 1973-1998. Haarlem: (Uitgeverij Pirola, 1999). Published on the occasion of the 25-year jubilee ofInternational Transport Contractors. Pp. 356. illustrated. Double column. text in English and Dutch. 4to, light blue illustrated glossy paper coveredboards. An impressive book reflecting the exciting years of the ITC based on the day-to-day experiences of the men in the field. A very good copy. 120.00 View more info

Dangerous Goods Shipping Regulations, P. C. 1954 -1811, November 1954

By: Department of Transport)

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Department of Transport, 1954,:

Seller ID: 69021


(Department of Transport). Dangerous Goods Shipping Regulations, P. C. 1954-1811, November 1954. Ottawa: Department of Transport, 1954. Pp. 295. Oblo ng large 8vo, orange printed card covers, maroon cloth tape at the spine. Covers chipped, well worn along the edges, creased, internally vg. 40.00 View more info

Letters from High Latitudes. Canadian Edition.

By: DUFFERIN, Earl

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Wm. L. Allison, New York, 1872,:

Seller ID: 66187


DUFFERIN, Earl [Earl of Dufferin, K.P.]. Letters from High Latitudes : A Yacht Voyage : Being Some Account of a Voyage, in the Schooner Yacht Foam O. M., to Iceland, Jan Mayen, and Spitzbergen in 1856. T.: Adam, Stevenson & Co., (1872). Canadian Edition. Pp. 359. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt spine titles, with dec. to front. Arctic Bibliography 4173, Toy 0517. The letters of Dufferin, written and sent home whilst he was on a voyage in the North Atlantic, visiting various Scandinavian locations. Includes detailed descriptions of his time spent in Iceland, Jan Mayen, Spitzbergen, and other locations in... View more info

Nuclear Ships of the World. ex-lib

By: DUKERT, Joseph M.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Coward, McCann & Geoghegan, 1973, ISBN:698202481:

Seller ID: 65546


DUKERT, Joseph M. Nuclear Ships of the World. N.Y.: Coward, McCann & Geoghegan, (1973). Pp 220. Illustrated with numerous photos to text. 8vo, illustrated cloth covered boards. Chapters : 1. The First Two Hundred Were Just the Beginning; 2. How Do They Work?; 3. Why Nuclear Propulsion?; 4. A Look atFour Nuclear Navies; 5. The Peaceful Ones; 6. How Safe?; 7. 20,000,000 Lea gues Under Nuclear Power; 8. Can Atomic Ships Make a Profit?; 9. What ComesNext. Index. Ex-library, with inkstamps and abrasions to rear paste down w here pouch was removed, else vg. 15.00 View more info

Broken Lands. 1st US in dj.

By: EDRIC, Robert

Price: $20.00

Publisher: St. Martin's Press, 2002, ISBN:0312288891:

Seller ID: 50923


EDRIC, Robert. The Broken Lands : A Novel of Arctic Disaster. NY:St. Martin's Press, (2002). First US Printing. Pp 369. 8vo, black paper covered boards. "Edric's novel revivifies Franklin's tragic Arctic voyage to navigate a route through the Northwest Passage...His magnificent, restrained prose re-creates the fragile, fugitive hopes they fanned for motivation to continue dragging each other to safety....Elemental, wonderful, and compelling." -from the dust jacket. Vg in dj. 20.00 View more info

Schoonerman. 1st UK in dj

By: ENGLAND, Richard

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Hollis & Carter, 1981,:

Seller ID: 20590


ENGLAND, Captain Richard. Schoonerman. With a Foreword by Winston Graham. L.: Hollis & Carter, (1981). First Printing. Pp 293. Illustrated. 8vo, browncloth. "The great schooner fleets of the Home Trade are no more: unable to compete for cargoes with steam-powered vessels, they were driven to extinc tion between the Wars. Schoonerman is a tribute to those tough individualists, the masters and crews who spent their working lives under sail..." - from the dj. Vg in dj. 60.00 View more info

True North.

By: FAIRLEY, T. C. ISRAEL, Charles BERNIER, Joseph) Great Stories of Canada series

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Longmans, 1959,:

Seller ID: 65974


FAIRLEY, T. C & ISRAEL, Charles. The True North: The Story of Captain Joseph Bernier. Illustrated by James Hill. T.: Macmillan, (1967). Pp 160. Illustrated with maps to endpapers, and drawings to text. 8vo, illustrated card covers. Great Stories of Canada series. "It has to be admitted that Bernier is our great arctic pioneer and years ago he kept arctic questions before Canadian statesmen and the Canadian public when our interest was at a low ebb. He, more than any man, kept Canada from tossing away its arctic inheritance." -from the text. Covers rubbed, pages yellowing, ow vg. 10.00 View more info