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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

Last Frontiers on Earth

By: FISHER, Jon

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Breakout Productions, Port Townsend, WA, 2005, ISBN:1893626520:

Seller ID: 65782


FISHER, Jon. Last Frontiers on Earth : Strange Places Where You Can Live Free. Port Townsend, WA: Breakout Productions, (2005). Pp. (1)-166,[6]. Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated white card covers with black lettering to front and spine. A volume detailing methods to go about freeloading (when it comes to places to live). Of nautical interest: Part 1: Live in the Polar Regions(In Antarctica, On the Arctic Icecap, On an Iceberg, On a Sub-Antarctic Is land), and Part 2: Live on the Ocean (On a Floating Platform on the Ocean, On a Boat, On a Deserted Island, Under Water, In a Submarine). Vg. 12.00 View more info

Shrimp Farming in Thailand

By: Fisheries - Thailand]

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Thailand Department of Fisheries, Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperatives, Bangkok, 1973,:

Seller ID: 66062


[Fisheries - Thailand]. Shrimp Farming in Thailand . [Bangkok]: Thailand Department of Fisheries, Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperatives, (1973). Pp. [],1-45,[1]. Illustrated with maps. 4to, printed blue card covers. Small rust stain to rear cover, else vg. 35.00 View more info

Ship, The. 1st Cdn in dj

By: FORESTER, C.S.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Reginald Saunders, 1943,:

Seller ID: 66329


FORESTER, C.S. The Ship. Tor.: S.J. Reginald Saunders : (June) 1943. First Canadian Edition. Pp 281. 8vo, blue cloth. Law 1019 for UK and US editions.'Masthead,' he said down the tube, dryly and unemotionally. 'Battleship in sight. Green four-o.' The blood was pulsing faster in his veins. A bibliop hile finding in the twopenny box a long-sought first edition would know nearly the same thrill as Whipple felt, [...]. - chapter 8. Waterstain to top edge, else vg in worn and chipped dj. 100.00 View more info

Stories of the Ships. UK no dj

By: FREEMAN, Lewis R.

Price: $90.00

Publisher: John Murray, 1919,:

Seller ID: 29386


FREEMAN, Lieut. Lewis R. Stories of the Ships. L.: John Murray, 1919. Pp (4),[v]-vi,,(2),[3]-290. 8vo, pale grey cloth. In Murray's Imperial Library series. Contents : I. Stories of the Ships : The Story of the Cornwall (i. Plymouth to the Falklands, ii. The Battle of the Falklands) - The Story of the Sydney (i. The Signalman's Tale, ii. Naval Hunnism); II. Life in the Fleet : A Battleship at Sea - A North Sea Sweep A Visit to the British Fleet -The Health of the Fleet - Economy in the Grand Fleet - Christmas in a "Hap py" Ship - In a Balloon Ship - Coaling the Grand Fleet - The Stoker... View more info

Illustrated Ships Dictionary : A Handy Collection of Well-Known Terms Related to Boats, Ships, and Seamanship, with easy-to-understand illustrations. in dj.

By: FRUCHTMAN, Theodore

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Wilcox and Follett, New York, 1953,:

Seller ID: 68970


FRUCHTMAN, Theodore. Illustrated Ships Dictionary : A Handy Collection of Well-Known Terms Related to Boats, Ships, and Seamanship, with easy-to-understand illustrations . NY: Wilcox and Follett, (1953). Pp. [1]-157,(3). Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth with white lettering to front and spine. A glossary of useful nautical terms, each accompanied by a sometimes-vague sketch ofthe term's application in boatbuilding, seamanship, and general nautical t heory. Some light edgewear, else vg in nicked, edgeworn dj. 20.00 View more info

Shipwrecks of Newfoundland and Labrador. Vol. 4

By: GALGAY, Frank and Michael McCARTHY McCARTHY, Michael

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Creative , 1997, ISBN:18958785X:

Seller ID: 65497


GALGAY, Frank and Michael McCARTHY. Shipwrecks of Newfoundland and Labrador. Volume IV. St.John's : Creative Publishers, 1997. Pp 180, including frontis. Illustrated with one map, photos and drawings to text. 8vo, illustratedcard covers. Chapters : 1. Navigational Hazards and Early Shipwrecks on th e Coast of Newfoundland and Labrador (1498-1795); 2. Four Early Shipwrecks at St. Shott's: H.M.S. Comus, October 24, 1816; H.M.S. Harpooner, November 10, 1816; H.M.S. Drake, June 20, 1822 and the brig Spence, July 16, 1822; 3. A Terrible Marine Disaster: The Wreck of the Lady Sherbrook, Mouse Island... View more info

Deep Sea Trawling and Wing Trawling. no erratum

By: GARNER, John

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Gourock Ropework, 1961,:

Seller ID: 72032


[GARNER, John]. Deep Sea Trawling and Wing Trawling. Port Glasgow, Scotland: Gourock Ropework, (1961). Pp 106. 1 folding plan. 8vo, blue cloth. A technical introduction to the materials, gear and techniques employed in wing trawling operations. Vg, though lacking the erratum slip naming John Garner as author. 40.00 View more info

Deep Sea Trawling

By: GARNER, John

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Gourock Ropework Co., Port Glasgow, Scotland, 1956,:

Seller ID: 65911


GARNER, John. Deep Sea Trawling. Port Glasgow, Scotland: The Gourock Ropework Co., (1956). Pp. [8],i-ii,1-88,[2] of ads, + 8 folding diagrams of net designs. Illustrated. 8vo, red cloth with gilt lettering to front and spine.A volume on trawling techniques, as well as information on the newly upgra ded/updated (as of the publication date) designs of netting that can be used for trawling. Vg. 40.00 View more info

Nation Forged in Fire. 1st ed. in dj

By: GRANATSTEIN, J.L. and Desmond MORTON MORTON, Desmond

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Lester & Orpen Dennys, 1989,:

Seller ID: 12129


GRANATSTEIN, J.L. and Desmond MORTON. A Nation Forged in Fire : Canadians and the Second World War 1939-1945. (Tor.) : Lester & Orpen Dennys, (1989). First Edition. Pp (8),1-287,(1),+ 24 colour plates of war paintings. Lg.8vo, navy cloth. See Section III. Action Stations : The Wavy Navy at War (pp.66-97) - Building a Fleet - The War for the Convoys - The Fate of SC-42 - War in Home Waters - The Big Ship Navy. Vg in dj. 30.00 View more info

Long Live the Delta Queen. in dj.

By: GREENE, Letha C. GREENE, Tom, Jr.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Hastings House , New York, 1973, ISBN:0803842864:

Seller ID: 50934


GREENE, Letha C. Long Live the Delta Queen. Illustrated by Tom Greene, Jr. NY: Hastings House Publishers, (1973). Pp 174, including map frontis. and numerous illustrations to text, some full page. 8vo, green cloth spine with green paper covered boards. This is the story of Mrs. Letha Greene, who after the death of her husband, takes upon herself the challenge of keeping one of the last of the old time riverboats, the Delta Queen operating on her Mississippi and Ohio river run. What a job well done! Very good in rubbed, four corners slightly clipped dj. 15.00 View more info

Alone in the Night. with VHS

By: GUTSCHE, Andrea... [et al.] CHISHOLM, Barbara FLOREN, Russell

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Lynx Images, Toronto, 1996, ISBN:0969842739:

Seller ID: 50821


GUTSCHE, Andrea, Barbara CHISHOLM, and Russell FLOREN. Alone in the Night :Lighthouses of Georgian Bay, Manitoulin Island and the North Channel. (Tor onto): Lynx Images, (1996). First Edition. Pp 292, including 1 pp map and numerous photo reproductions and drawings to text. 4to, black illustrated card covers, with accompanying VHS (NSTC) videotape (Length 72 minutes). "Thebook features over 50 lighthouses,... over 400 archival photographs, maps, and relevant site information...In the film, beautiful shots of the lights inside and out, rare archival photographs and footage, underwater photo... View more info

This People's Navy : The Making of American Sea Power.

By: HAGAN, Kenneth J.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Free Press, 1992, ISBN:0029134714:

Seller ID: 65294


HAGAN, Kenneth J. This People's Navy : The making of American Sea Power. NY: Free Press, (1992). First Free Press Paperback Edition. Pp 434 + [16] pp of plates. 8vo, illustrated card covers. Contents : The American Way of Warat Sea, 1775-1783; "A Good Occasion to Begin a Navy," 1783-1800; "Strength and Bravery in Every Sea," 1801-1815; Extending the Empire of Commerce, 18 15-1846; Brown-Water War for a Blue-Water Empire, 1846-1860; A Navy DividedAgainst Itself, 1861-1890; "Not Merely a Navy for Defense,: 1890-1898; "In comparably the Greatest Navy in the World," 189... View more info

Amateur Sailor. 3rd imp in dj.

By: HARLING, Robert DREW, Nicholas) WORSLEY, John (drawings)

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Chatto and Windus, London, 1947,:

Seller ID: 65909


HARLING, Robert. Amateur Sailor . With drawings by John Worsley. L.: Chattoand Windus, 1947. Third Impression. Pp. [8],1-291,[1]. Illustrated. Small 8vo, blue cloth with dark blue gilt lettered title block to spine. Law 0682/698. The autobiography of Robert Harling to 1941 (published in previous editions under the pseudonym Nicholas Drew) a long-time sailor, yacht designer, ocean racer, and eventual officer in the Royal Navy, seeing action in Norway and Dunkirk. Vg in rubbed, spine-nicked, hinge-worn, corner-clipped dj. 40.00 View more info

Arctic Boat Journey in the Autumn of 1854. Rebound 1860 copy

By: HAYES, Isaac I. KANE, Elisha Kent

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Brown, Taggard and Chase, Boston, 1860,:

Seller ID: 65410


HAYES, Isaac I. An Arctic Boat Journey in the Autumn of 1854 . By Isaac I. Hayes, surgeon of the second Grinnell Expedition. Boston: Brown, Taggard and Chase, 1860. Pp. 375, with 2 folding maps in rear pocket. 8vo, green cloth with gilt illustration of a walrus, dory and three sailors pasted to front, gilt lettering to spine. The author's account of his involvement in a side venture of Elisha Kent Kane's 1854 arctic expedition aboard the Advance,in which in the autumn of that year, Hayes and seven others set out from R enssalaer Harbour in an attempt to reach Upernavik, in northwestern Greenla... View more info

Our Summer with the Eskimos. 1st US, no dj.

By: HELMERICKS, Constance and Harmon

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Little, Brown and Company, Boston, 1948,:

Seller ID: 66057


HELMERICKS, Constance and Harmon. Our Summer with the Eskimos. Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1948. First US Printing. Pp. (i)-xiv,(1)-239,[3], colour frontis., + 16 p. of plates. 8vo, tan cloth with green illustration tofront and green lettering to spine, map endpapers. Arctic Bibliography 695 0, Cassell 892. "Story of the authors' canoe trip down the Colville River, their life among the North Alaska Eskimos of Beechey Point, and a trip along the arctic coast to Point Barrow, 1945. Includes descriptions of the country traversed, the Eskimo customs and psychology, and food along the ro... View more info

Norwegian Archaeological Review, Volume 11, Number 2, 1978

By: HODGES, Richard Norwegian Archaeological Review 11:2) POLYANI, Karl

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Universitetsforlaget, Oslo, 1978,:

Seller ID: 71663


HODGES, Richard. "Ports of Trade in Early Medieval Europe". An article in Norwegian Archaeological Review, Volume 11, Number 2, 1978, pp. 97-102, withcomments on the article by George Dalton, Robin Torrence, and Helgi Thorla ksson, pp. 102-117. Oslo: Universitetsforlaget, 1978. Pp. [73]-131,(1). Illustrated. Double column. Large 8vo, printed yellow card covers. Also includes: Dagfinn Moe, Svein Indrelid, and Odd Kjos-Hanssen's "A Study of Environment and Early Man in the Southern Norwegian Highlands", Jozef Saers's "Birka Graves by Computer", Karl Polyani's "Trade, ... View more info

Seventh Fleet Super Carriers: US Naval Power In The Pacific. 2n d UK pr

By: HOLMES, Tony

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Osprey Publishing Limited , 1988, ISBN:0850458153:

Seller ID: 69041


HOLMES, Tony. Seventh Fleet Super Carriers: US Naval Power In The Pacific. (L.: Osprey Publishing Limited, Summer 1988). Second UK Printing. Pp (8),9-127,(1). Double column. Square 8vo, card covers. In the Osprey Colour Series. Chapters : 1. Flight Deck; 2. The Supreme Team: Hawkeye and Tomcat; 3. Bomb Trucks; 4. Sub Smashers; 5. Hornets at Atsugi; 6. Beam Weapons. With over 115 colour photos. Vg. 20.00 View more info

German Naval Mutinies of World War I. US in dj

By: HORN, Daniel

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Rutgers, 1969,:

Seller ID: 18738


HORN, Daniel. The German Naval Mutinies of World War I. New Brunswick, NJ :Rutgers University Press, (1969). Pp 346. 8vo, blue cloth. Vg in [fair] sp ine-sunned and chipped dj. 35.00 View more info

American People Must Become Ship-Minded

By: HURLEY, Edward N. National Geographic Magazine, 34:3, Sep 1918) GRAVES, Ralph A. SCHWAB, Charles M.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: National Geographical Society, Washington, 1918,:

Seller ID: 65891


HURLEY, Edward N. "The American People Must Become Ship-Minded" . With 8 illustrations. An article in The National Geographic Magazine, Volume 34, Number 3, September, 1918, pp. 200-211. Washington, DC: The National Geographic Society, 1918. Pp. [16],(165)-244,[16]. Illustrated. Double column. 8vo, printed white and beige wraps. Also of nautical interest: Ralph A. Graves's"Ships for the Seven Seas (with 23 illustrations)" (pp. 165-199), Charles M. Schwab's "Our Industrial Victory (with 17 illustrations)" (pp. 212-229),and the Editor's "War and Ocean Geography (with ... View more info