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No Port in a Storm. pbk.

By: MacALINDIN, Bob.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Whittles Publishing,, Caithness, Scotland, 1998, ISBN:1870325370:

Seller ID: 55018


MacALINDIN, Bob. No Port in a Storm. Caithness, Scotland: Whittles Publishing, (1998). Pp 146. Illustrated with frontis. and numerous photos and drawings to text. 8vo, illustrated card covers, with printer's error correction slip laid in at pp 31. "No Port in a Storm is a chain of true stories aboutthe crews of the lightships who spend their lives -sometimes literally - i n the service of the mariner off some of the most treacherous coastlines [Scotland] in the world." -from the cover. Rubbed, half title has a 1½ inch tear to top fore-edge, ow vg. 25.00 View more info

Great Ship, The. 2nd pr.

By: MacMECHAM, Archibald Journal of Education, reprint LAWRENCE, William

Price: $5.00

Publisher: 1976,:

Seller ID: 28398


MacMECHAN, Archibald. The Great Ship. Reprinted from The Journal of Education, May 1967. Halifax : Nova Scotia Museum, 1976. Second Reprinting. Pp 1-8. Illustrated. 8vo, blue card covers. On William Lawrence and the W.D. Lawrence, launched in Maitland in 1873. Vg. 5.00 View more info

Voyage of the Naparima : A Story of Canada's Island Graveyard. pbk.

By: MANGAN, James J. KEEGAN, Gerald) O'GALLAGHER, Mariana (preface)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Carraig Books, Ste-Foy, QC, 1997, ISBN:0969080522:

Seller ID: 65771


MANGAN, James J. The Voyage of the Naparima : A Story of Canada's Island Graveyard. (Ste-Foy, QC): Carraig Books, [1997, as per colophon]. Pp. (1)-154,[2]. Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated blue card covers. The journal of GeraldKeegan, an immgrant fleeing the Potato Famine in Ireland in the height of "Black '47", and his voyage aboard the bark Naparima, en route to Canada, and what was hoped to be a better life. Includes many references to the Atlantic Provinces. Vg. 15.00 View more info

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Memories : A Memory Book for the Employees of the Prince Edward Island Ferry Service 1917-1997. First Edition.

By: Marine Atlantic)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: 1997,: 1997

Seller ID: 65884


(Marine Atlantic). Memories : A Memory Book for the Employees of the Prince Edward Island Ferry Service 1917-1997. [n. pl., Moncton?]: Marine Atlantic, [1997]. "Printed in Canada by Jostens Canada Ltd". First Edition. Pp (4),[5]-50. Illustrated with over 470 b&w photos in the text. Large 8vo (8 x 10¾ inches), photo-illustrated paper-covered boards, no lettering to spine. This is a pictorial tribute for the employees of Marine Atlantic in recognition of the eighty years of ferry service they provided to Prince Edward Island. In a yearbook style. Small pen "Xs" to som... View more info

New Chum. 1st in dj.

By: MASEFIELD, John

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Macmillan Company, New York, 1945,:

Seller ID: 66066


MASEFIELD, John. New Chum . NY: Macmillan Company, 1945. First Printing. Pp. [10],1-268,[2]. 8vo, blue cloth with red lettering to spine. Masefield's first experiences at sea aboard the H.M.S. Conway as an apprentice are chronicled herein. Lightly rubbed, else vg in chipped, lightly-verso-spotted, corner-clipped dj. 20.00 View more info

Ambassador to the Penguins. in dj.

By: MATHEWS, Eleanor MURPHY, Robert Cushman)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: David R. Godine, Publisher, Boston, 2003, ISBN:1567922465:

Seller ID: 65794


MATHEWS, Eleanor. Ambassador to the Penguins : A Naturalist's Year Aboard aYankee Whaleship. Boston: David R. Godine, Publisher, (2003). Pp. (i)-xiv, (1)-353,[1]. Illustrated. 8vom blue cloth spine with cream paper covered boards, gilt illustration of a brig to front cover, gilt lettering to spine. An account of American museum curator and naturalist Robert Cushman Murphy's year-long voyage aboard the whaling brig Daisy, which sailed to the Antarctic coast in 1912. Vg in dj. 20.00 View more info

Voyage to Atlantis. 1st UK in dj

By: MAVOR, James W., Jr.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Souvenir Press, 1969,:

Seller ID: 20086


MAVOR, James W., Jr. Voyage to Atlantis. L.: Souvenir Press, (1969). First UK Printing. Pp 320. Illustrated. 8vo, red cloth. "In 1960 the Greek scientist A.G. Galanopoulos announced his controversial theory that the volcanic Aegean island of Thera was the site of Atlantis. This theory has now been verified by archaeological and geological evidence uncovered on the land andunder the sea by two expeditions led by James W. Mavor. Every step of this dramatic, historic voyage - involving a worldwide array of experts, modern scientific equipment, and the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution's re... View more info

Narrative of the Discovery of the Fate of Sir John Franklin and His Companions : The Voyage of the Fox in the Arctic Seas. as is.

By: McCLINTOCK, Francis, Captain FRANKLIN, John, Sir)

Price: $100.00

Publisher: John Murray, London, 1859,:

Seller ID: 65968


McCLINTOCK, Francis, Captain. A Narrative of the Discovery of the Fate of Sir John Franklin and His Companions . The Voyage of the Fox in the Arctic Seas. L.: John Murray, 1859. Pp. (i)-xxvii,[1],(1)-403,[3], frontis., + folding map at rear, and 16 p. of plates and maps (some folding). 8vo, full calf with marbled edges and end papers, gilt decorative spine with five raisedbands, gilt lettered black leather title block. McClintock's account of hi s six years of searching Canada's arctic waters in an attempt to locate theill-fated Franklin expedition. Spine sunned, small abrasion to fore-edge o ... View more info

Raiders : A Novel.. 1st pbk

By: McCLOSKEY, William

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Lyons Press, 2004, ISBN:1592282318:

Seller ID: 65330


McCLOSKEY, William. Raiders : A Novel. (Guildford, Conn.): Lyons Press, (2004). Pp 401. 8vo, card covers. This is the third book in McCloskey's trilogy of one of America's most dangerous professions - the commercial fisherman. "This [is a] riveting tale of the complexities and harsh realities of theAlaskan fishing industry, peopled by fiercely independent and resourceful men and women whose every day is a struggle for survival." - from the publishers review letter. Red checkmark to title page, else vg. 10.00 View more info

Nor Death Dismay. 1st US no dj

By: McCOY, Samuel Duff

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Macmillan, 1944,:

Seller ID: 54960


McCOY, Samuel Duff. Nor Death Dismay : A Record of Merchant Ships and Merchant Mariners in Time of War. N.Y.: Macmillan Co., 1944. First Printing. Pp 248. 8vo, blue cloth. Spine browned, ffep clipped, else vg. 30.00 View more info

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To the Coast : One Hundred Years of the Caledonian Steam Packet Company. First Edition.

By: McCRORIE, Ian

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Fairlie Press, Fairlie, Ayrshire, 1989, ISBN:1871209013: 1989

Seller ID: 52355

ISBN: 1871209013


McCRORIE, Ian. To the Coast : One Hundred Years of the Caledonian Steam Packet Company. (Fairlie, Ayrshire : Fairlie Press, 1989). First Edition. Pp. 64. With 71 b&w photos, as well as a map and other illustrations in the text. Oblong 8vo (209 x 190 mm), art-and photo-illustrated white cardcovers, with no lettering to spine. Ian McCrorie (b. May 6, 1941, Greenock, Scotland). A history of the Caledonian Steam Packet Company, examining their shipping and ferry services out of ports on the west coast of Scotland and northern England. With reproductions of some old ad... View more info

Ships of the Royal Navy. UK no dj

By: McMURTRIE, Francis E.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Sampson Low, Marston, 1940,:

Seller ID: 66257


McMURTRIE, Francis E. Ships of the Royal Navy Including Forces of British Dominions Overseas. L.: Sampson Low, Marston and Co., 1940. Pp 227, including frontis. Illustrated. Oblong 12mo, blue cloth. Cocked, slack, light denting to boards, extremities frayed, inner hinge detaching else vg. 30.00 View more info

Cargoes of the Great Lakes. signed.

By: McPHEDRAN, Marie IVENS, Dorothy

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Macmillan of Canada, Toronto, 1952,:

Seller ID: 68971


McPHEDRAN, Marie. Cargoes of the Great Lakes . Illustrations by Dorothy Ivens. Toronto: Macmillan of Canada, 1952. Pp. (8),11-226. Illustrated. Map endpapers. 8vo, blue cloth with gilt lettering to front and spine. An accountof shipping in the Great Lakes for young adults. McPhedran's volume won th e Governor General's Award for Juvenile literature in 1952. Dampstaining torear board, spine faded with frayed ends, some inking, else vg. Presentati on copy signed by the author verso half-title. 15.00 View more info

In the Lena Delta

By: MELVILLE, George W. PHILIPS, Melville (ed.) DELONG, George, Lieut.-Commander GREELY, Adolphus

Price: $80.00

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin, Boston, 1888,:

Seller ID: 65398


MELVILLE, George W. In the Lena Delta : A Narrative of the Search for Lieut.-Commander DeLong and his Companions followed by an account of the Greely Relief Expedition and a proposed method of Reaching the North Pole. Edited by Melville Philips. With maps and illustrations. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1888. Pp. (i)-xiii,[3],1-497,[1],[8] of ads,[2], port. frontis., +15 p. of plates and 4 double-page maps. 8vo, brown cloth with black letter ing and illustration to front, gilt lettering to spine. Arctic Bibliography11239. The author's account of his rescue mission launched in search of Li ... View more info

Back of the Wight. 8th pr. in dj.

By: MEW, Fred

Price: $35.00

Publisher: County Press, 1974,:

Seller ID: 47815


MEW, Fred. Back of the Wight : [Yarns of Wrecks and Smuggling]. Newport, Isle of Wight: County Press, 1977. Eight Printing. Pp 116, frontis., 10 pagesof plates. 8vo, red cloth. Anecdotal accounts of some of the more memorabl e marine incidents to have occurred in the Isle of Wight. The book is no marvel of organization; it is, as the author states, "like our Island coast, rough and rugged." Gift inscription, else vg in rubbed and slightly torn dj. 35.00 View more info

Armada! : The Planning, the Battle and After. pbk.

By: MILNE-TYTE, Robert Wordsworth Military Library)

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Wordsworth Editions, Ware, Hertfordshire, 1998, ISBN:1853266884:

Seller ID: 65776


MILNE-TYTE, Robert. Armada! : The Planning, the Battle and After. (Ware, Hertfordshire): Wordsworth Editions, 1998). Pp. (1)-160, including three maps. 8vo, illustrated black card covers. A volume in the Wordsworth Military Library. Faint vertical creasing to front cover, else vg. 12.00 View more info

Nathaniel's Nutmeg. 7th pbk pr.

By: MILTON, Giles

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Sceptre, 1999,:

Seller ID: 66351


MILTON, Giles. Nathaniel's Nutmeg : How One Man's Courage Changed the Course of History. (L): Sceptre, (1999). Seventh Printing. Pp 388. 8vo, ill. card covers. A fascinating popular history centering on the great mystery of East Indian nutmeg and its effects on the European world of the seventeenth century. Vg. 10.00 View more info

Primer of Navigation. 2nd pr / 4th ed in dj.

By: MIXTER, George W. McCLENCH, Donald.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Van Nostrand, 1960,:

Seller ID: 65310


MIXTER, George W. Primer of Navigation: With problems in Practical work andComplete Tables. Revised for Fourth Edition by Donald McClench. Princeton, N.J.: D. Van Nostrand, (August 1960). Second Printing of Fourth Edition. P p 553. Illustrated. 8vo, grey cloth. Toy 2705. First published in 1940, Mixter's text is as humane and succinct an introduction to the mysteries of navigation as could be hoped for. This revised edition includes a biographical sketch of the author. Vg in edgeworn and torn dj. 20.00 View more info

Between the Land and the Sea.

By: Munro, Ishbel, Executive Director.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: 2004,:

Seller ID: 66514


Munro, Ishbel, Executive Director. Between the Land and the Sea: The Socialand Economic Importance of Wharves and Harbours in Nova Scotia. Pictou, NS : Coastal Communities Network, 2004. Pp XLVI [46]. Illustrated with graphs and tables to text. 4to, printed white wraps, red comb bound spine. A report from a local non-governmental organization that reviewed the Department of Fisheries and Oceans policy of fiscal restraint and the subsequent impactof departmental under funding of maintenance/repair and construction of wh arves and harbours to the local and provincial economy. Rubbed, ow vg. 25.0... View more info

Fifty Days: Napoleon in England. in dj

By: NAPOLEON). DUHAMEL, Jean HALL, R. A. (trans.) DUHAMEL, Jean

Price: $15.00

Publisher: University of Miami Press, 1970,:

Seller ID: 69038


(NAPOLEON). DUHAMEL, Jean. The Fifty Days: Napoleon in England. Translated by R. A. Hall. Coral Gables, FL: University of Miami Press, (1970). Pp. 141. With [8] pp. of plates. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt titles to spine. The book covers the days between June 18 and August 8, 1815, from Napoleon's defeat at Waterloo to his final departure to St Helena where he lived in exile. Vg in lightly rubbed dj (with short tear to the head of the spine of the jacket). 15.00 View more info