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Pilot Rules for Certain Inland Waters of the Atlantic and Pacific Coasts and of the Coast of the Gulf of Mexico. revised ed.

By: Pilot] Department of Commerce Form 804)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: US GPO, Washington, 1935,:

Seller ID: 66068


[Pilot]. Pilot Rules for Certain Inland Waters of the Atlantic and Pacific Coasts and of the Coast of the Gulf of Mexico . Revised to February 6, 1935. Washington: US GPO, 1935. Pp. (i)-ii,1-41,[5]. Illustrated. 8vo, stapled printed pale blue card covers. Department of Commerce Form 804. Faint creasing, else vg. 10.00 View more info

Battle of the Atlantic. 1st pr in dj

By: PITT, Barrie Time-Life Books : World War II

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Time-Life, 1977,:

Seller ID: 65568


PITT, Barrie and the Editors of Time-Life Books. The Battle of the Atlantic. Alexandria, Virginia : Time-Life Books, (1977). First Printing. Pp [1]-208. Illustrated. 4to, illustrated boards. Law 0216, In the World War II series. Vg in nicked and torn (inside back panel detached and tape-repaired) dj. 30.00 View more info

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Our Seamen. An Appeal. ex-library, blue cloth.

By: PLIMSOLL, Samuel, M.P.

Price: $225.00

Publisher: Virtue & Co, 1873,:

Seller ID: 54817


PLIMSOLL, Samuel, M.P. Our Seamen. An Appeal. L.: Virtue & Co., 1873. Pp 89, + [65] leaves of plates. Large 8vo, blue cloth, black lettering and blackstamp triple ruled border to front cover, original cloth but old spine renewal. An exposé of the British shipowners and shipbuilding industry's negligence that lead the to inordinate incidences of shipping disasters and unnecessary loss of life. The arguments and remedy put forward by Plimsoll sparked great public debate and lead to the Merchant Shipping Act of 1873. Spinedarkened, some wear to edges, bumping to extremities, fraying to spine end... View more info

Raging Sea. 1st pbk.

By: POWERS, Dennis M.

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Kensington Publishing, New York, 2005, ISBN:0806526823:

Seller ID: 65770


POWERS, Dennis M. The Raging Sea : The Powerful Account of the Worst Tsunami in U.S. History. (NY): Kensington Publishing, (2005). First Paperback Printing. Pp. (i)-xiv,[2],1-288, + 16 p. of colour plates. 8vo, illustrated blue card covers with black spine. The story of the destructive tsunami that struck the scenic town of Crescent City, California in 1964, triggered by an 8.4 magnitude earthquake of the coast of Alaska. Vg. 14.00 View more info

Through Arctic Hurricanes. no dj.

By: PRAGER, Hans G

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Yoseloff, 1954,:

Seller ID: 65567


PRAGER, Hans G. Through Arctic Hurricanes: Adventure in a Fishery Protection Ship. NY: Thomas Yoseloff, (1954?). Pp 161. Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth.A supernumerary's adventures in a large German fishing vessel off North Ca pe; including accounts of storms, rescues, modern fishing techniques, and monotony. Spine and edges sunned, else vg. 25.00 View more info

Suez : De Lesseps' Canal. UK in dj

By: PUDNEY, John. DE LESSEPS, Ferdinand) RIOU, Edouard

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Dent, 1969,:

Seller ID: 65544


PUDNEY, John. Suez: De Lesseps' Canal. With one map and thirty-nine contemporary engravings of the construction of the canal by Edouard Riou. L.: Readers Union, J. M. Dent & Sons, (1969). Readers Union Edition. Pp 242, including port. frontis. Illustrated with drawings to text. 8vo, olive green cloth. This is an account of the construction of the Suez Canal as spearheaded by French diplomat Ferdinand de Lesseps. Namestamp, else vg in rubbed and nicked dj. 15.00 View more info

Bedford Incident. Bk club in dj

By: RASCOVICH, Mark

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Atheneum, 1963,:

Seller ID: 23825


RASCOVICH, Mark. The Bedford Incident. N.Y.: Atheneum, (1963). Book Club Edition. Pp 221. 8vo, peach boards. Anderson 1012. A novel. "The chase is by a modern American destroyer-leader on the track of a Soviet submarine whosemission is to probe NATO defenses based on Greenland." - dj. Name, else vg in dj. 12.00 View more info

Antarctica : Great Stories from the Frozen Continent. in dj.

By: Reader's Digest)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Reader's Digest, Sydney, Australia, 1985, ISBN:0949819646:

Seller ID: 66034


(Reader's Digest). Antarctica : Great Stories from the Frozen Continent. Sydney, Australia: Readers Digest, (1985). Pp. (1)-319,[1]. Illustrated. Triple column. 4to, illustrated blue card covered boards with like jacket. A beautifully illustrated volume collecting various reports and anecdotes aboutlife and exploration in Antarctica, from many of the most prominent contem porary explorers in scholars of the frozen continent. Vg in dj. 50.00 View more info

Sea Power in the Modern World. in dj.

By: RICHMOND, Herbert

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Reynal & Hitchcock, New York, 1934,:

Seller ID: 66046


RICHMOND, Herbert, Admiral, Sir. Sea Power in the Modern World. NY: Reynal & Hitchcock, (1934). Pp 323. 8vo, green cloth. Richmond expanded upon Admiral Mahan's arguments presented in Influence of Sea Power Upon History. "It is this altered modern world which the author examines with a view to determining what sea power now really means to the various mercantile nations, dependent on trade routes for their life. He makes a shrewd analysis of whatvarious powers really need sea-power for, and concludes with considered op inions as to what could or should be done by international agreements o... View more info

Bahama Islands. 1st ed, no dj

By: RIGG, J. Linton.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Van Nostrand Company, Inc., 1959,:

Seller ID: 69047


RIGG, J. Linton. Bahama Islands. Illustrated by the Author. N.Y.: D. Van Nostrand Company, Inc. (1949). First Edition. Pp (6),v-xviii,(2),1-167,(3), including charts + frontispiece + 14 plates of photos + fldg map (opp. p. 14) . 4to, greenish-grey cloth. Toy 2910, Morris & Howland p.114. Chapters : 1. The Boat; 2. Clearing; 3. Sailing Routes and Instructions; 4. The Berry Islands; 5. Grand Bahama Island; 6. Nassau, New Providence and Adjacent Cays; 7. Eleuthera; 8. Andros; 9. The Exuma Cays; 10. Galliot Cut to Great Exuma; 11. Cat Island; 12. Crooked Island; 13. The Pilot's Pleasures [includin... View more info

Lost Gold Bars

By: ROBERTSON, Wilfrid Seagull Library Series

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Collins,, 1970,:

Seller ID: 65233


ROBERTSON, Wilfrid. The Lost Gold Bars. L.: Collins, (1970). Pp 188. 8vo, illustrated cloth covered boards. Seagull Library series. A nautical adventure novel for the juvenile reader. The British government hires the Madui, an old cargo steamer for a salvage job... but the stakes are far higher thananyone expected! Corners bumped, lightly frayed, small dent to upper rear edge, ½" tear at lower spine, label to front cover, small dampstain to lower spine for first [28] pp, pages browning to edges, ow vg. 15.00 . View more info

Teach Yourself Canoeing : A Practical Introduction to Canoeing and Kayaking.

By: ROWE, Ray

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton, 1992, ISBN:0340563834:

Seller ID: 65835


ROWE, Ray. Teach Yourself Canoeing : A Practical Introduction to Canoeing and Kayaking. L.: Hodder & Stoughton, (1992). Pp 184. Illustrated with numerous diagrams. 8vo, illustrated card covers. Teach Yourself series. "[...] descriptions of the different kinds of boats; guidance on how to choose a boat that suits you; advice on what other equipment you need; advice on transporting your boat; step-by-step guides to: basic techniques and boat control, rescue, including the eskimo roll, white water techniques; hints on flatwater paddling, canoe touring and camping; hints on sea touring." -... View more info

Royal Military College of Canada Review 1942

By: Royal Military College of Canada)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Royal Military College, 1942,:

Seller ID: 65266


(Royal Military College of Canada). The Royal Military College of Canada Review . Log of H.M.S. Stone Frigate : Graduation Number, June 1942. [N.pl.]:Royal Military College, 1942. Pp. (i)-xviii,(1)-128,xix-xxiv, including pl ates. Illustrated. Large 8vo, printed off-white card covers with yapped edges, raised seal decoration to front. Minor nicking to yapped edges, faint smudging to front, else vg. 30.00 View more info

Canoeing and Kayaking

By: RUCK, Wolf

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Coles, 1977,:

Seller ID: 65359


RUCK, Wolf. Canoeing and Kayaking. (Toronto): Coles, (1977). Pp 95. Illustrated; triple column. Small oblong 8vo, illustrated card covers. Cassell 1693, Toy 2403, Morris & Howland p.120. Contents: 1. Canoes and Kayaks; 2. Canoeing and Kayaking Technique; 3. White Water; 4. Flat Water Racing; 5. Touring. Covers rubbed, a little edgeworn, wrinkle to upper far right corner offront cover, ow vg. 7.00 View more info

Captain Pugwash Cartoon Book

By: RYAN, John RYAN, John

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Bodley Head, 1977, ISBN:0370300300:

Seller ID: 65815


RYAN, John. The Captain Pugwash Cartoon Book. (L): The Bodley Head, (1977).Pp. [60]. Large 8vo, ill. card covered boards. In 1950 Captain Pugwash sur vived a few short months in Eagle, a United Kingdom publication for the young reader, but the good pirate Captain went on to have a career on BBC and at the time of this publication five other Captain Pugwash picture book hadbeen published. This book is a collection of 220 comic strips of the "Laug hing Buccaneer." Covers rubbed, frayed at lower spine, else vg. 20.00 View more info

Sailing Directions : Labrador and Hudson Bay. 6th ed

By: Sailing Directions)

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Department of Fisheries and Oceans, 1988,:

Seller ID: 65885


(Sailing Directions). Sailing Directions : Labrador and Hudson Bay. East Coast Labrador, Hudson Strait, Hudson Bay and James Bay, including Chesterfield Inlet. Sixth Edition. Ottawa: Department of Fisheries and Oceans, 1988. Pp 458. Illustrated with colour folding map to front; photos, graphs, and tables to text. Large 8vo, blue illustrated card covers. Vg. 40.00 View more info

Philips' Distance Tables for Mariners

By: Sailing Distances]

Price: $25.00

Publisher: George Philip and Son, London, 1960,:

Seller ID: 65859


[Sailing Distances]. Philips' Distance Tables for Mariners . L.: George Philip and Son, (1960). Pp. (1)-71,[1]. 8vo, limp blue cloth covered boards with silver lettering and device to front, and silver lettering to spine. A nautical distance guide linking all the major ports in the world. Slightly splayed, sticker to ffep, else vg. 25.00 View more info

Yard : Building a Destroyer at the Bath Iron Works

By: SANDERS, Michael S.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Perennial, 2001, ISBN:0060929634:

Seller ID: 65045


SANDERS, Michael S. The Yard : Building a Destroyer at the Bath Iron Works.(NY): Perennial, (2001). First Paperback printing. Pp 253. Illustrated wit h line drawings and photos to text. 8vo, illustrated card covers with white, grey and blue spine. This book chronicles and end of an era when the BathIron Works and it's work force must change dramatically in order to be mor e competitive in the shipbuilding industry. It is an intelligent look at the world of skilled trades and unionized workers in the global economy and the push for more for less. Vg. 15.00 View more info

Just off the Swale. signed.

By: SATTIN, D.L NESHAM, Jeremy.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Meresborough Books, Rainham, Kent, 1978, ISBN:0905270045:

Seller ID: 33791


SATTIN, D.L. Just off the Swale : The Story of the barge building village of Conyer; with illustrations by Jeremy Nesham. (Rainham, Kent): Meresborough Books, 1978. Pp 140. 8vo, illustrated boards. A detailed local history ofthis Kentish village and of its industrial and barge-building past. Slight ly rubbed else vg. Signed by the author. 45.00 View more info

Ship Models Collection of Merseyside Maritime Museum

By: SCARTH, Alan J.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: National Museums and Galleries on Merseyside, Liverpool, 1995, ISBN:0906367778:

Seller ID: 66282


SCARTH, Alan J. Ship Models Collection of Merseyside Maritime Museum . A Concise Catalogue. (Liverpool): National Museums and Galleries on Merseyside,(1995). Pp. (1)-104. Illustrated. Oblong 8vo, illustrated grey card covers with blue spine. An annotated list of the ship models contained in the col lection of the Merseyside Maritime Museum, with illustrations (some colour)of some of the collection's pieces. Some light wear to extremities, else v g. 40.00 View more info