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Canadian Disasters.

By: SCHMIDT, René

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Scholastic, 1986, ISBN:0590715259:

Seller ID: 66251


SCHMIDT, René. Canadian Disasters. Richmond Hill, ON: Scholastic, (1986). Pp 124. Illustrated with photo reproductions to text. 8vo, illustrated card covers. This is a collection of 28 tragic events in Canadian history for the young reader. Some of the nautical events described are: The wreck of thePrincess Sophia; the sinking of the Ocean Ranger; sinking of the Empress o f Ireland; the SS Noronic fire; the Halifax Explosion. Rubbed, pages yellowing, ow vg. 5.00 View more info

Scot Free. inscribed by author, in dj.

By: SCOTT, Alastair

Price: $20.00

Publisher: John Murray, 1986, ISBN:0719542537:

Seller ID: 65981


SCOTT, Alastair. Scot Free : Journey from the Arctic to New Mexico. (L.): John Murray, (1986). Pp 251 + [8] pp of colour plates. 8vo, blue cloth. Thisis an "off beat" travel memoir. Alastair Scott set out on a 194,000 mile f ive year trip in a kilt and sporran, to use every means of transport available to travel from the Arctic to New Mexico. From shoes to fishing boats, to cars and horses, Scott worked his way along his route. "He voyaged round the coast of Greenland, first on a prawn-fishing boat, then as cook on a coastal cargo ship, to Thule and beyond. He witnessed a narwhal h... View more info

Treachery at Sharpnose Point: Unraveling the Mystery of the Caledonia's Final Voyage. 1st in dj

By: SEAL, Jeremy

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Harcourt, New York, 2001, ISBN:0151005249:

Seller ID: 50828


SEAL, Jeremy. Treachery at Sharpnose Point : Unraveling the Mystery of the Caledonia's Final Voyage. NY: Harcourt, (2001). First U.S. Printing. Pp 316, maps to endpapers, with 1 pp map, several facsimiles, and photo reproductions to text. 8vo, black paper covered boards. "Having meticulously researched maritime logs and burial registers, broadsides of the day, diary entries, and first-hand documents, Seal weaves history, travelogue and imaginative narrative into this marvelous piece of detective work, bringing us a mystery of the best kind - the sort that really did happen." -from the ... View more info

Unofficial Guide to Cruises 2001

By: SHOWKER, Kay with Bob SEHLINGER SEHLINGER, Bob

Price: $15.00

Publisher: IDG Books Worldwide, 2001, ISBN:028637925:

Seller ID: 65754


SHOWKER, Kay with Bob SEHLINGER. Unofficial Guide to Cruises 2001. (NY: IDGBooks Worldwide, 2001). Pp 704. Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated card covers. "For Travelers Who Want More Than the official Line. Best Cruises Deals; L ines & Ships Rated & Ranked." An all you really need-to-know guide to get the most for your money when planning a cruise. Very good. 15.00 View more info

Trustee from the Toolroom. in dj.

By: SHUTE, Nevil LEE, Harper Reader's Digest Condensed Books, Summer 1960)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Reader's Digest Association, Pleasantville, NY, 1960,:

Seller ID: 66200


SHUTE, Nevil. Trustee from the Toolroom . A condensed novel in Reader's Digest Condensed Books, number three, Summer 1960 Selections. Pleasantville, NY: Reader's Digest Association, 1960. Pp. (1)-574,[2]. Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated pale cloth boards with pink gilt-tooled spine, with raised bands,and purple gilt lettered title blocks. Also includes: Mary Ellen Chase's " The Lovely Ambition", Harper Lee's "To Kill a Mockingbird", Paul Stanton's "Village of Stars", and Giuseppe di Lampedusa's "The Leopard". Bookplate, else vg in spine nicked dj. 15.00 View more info

Pitcairn Island. 1st US in dj

By: SILVERMAN, David

Price: $50.00

Publisher: World, 1967,:

Seller ID: 14986


SILVERMAN, David. Pitcairn Island. Cleveland/N.Y.: World Publishing Co., (1967). First Printing. Pp 258. Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth. "A complete account of the eventual fate and mystery of the Bounty mutineers, the revolt of the harem, and the turbulent lives of their descendants, from 1790 until today." - from the dj. Vg in price-clipped dj. 50.00 View more info

Frommer's Dollarwise Guide to Cruises

By: SPRINGER, Marylyn and Don A. SCHULTZ SCHULTZ, Don A. Frommer's)

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Prentice Hall Press, 2000, ISBN:0671623435:

Seller ID: 65826


SPRINGER, Marylyn and Don A. SCHULTZ. Frommer's Dollarwise Guide to Cruises. [cover adds ... Including Alaska, Canada, the Caribbean, South America, Hawaii, Mexico, Panama, and the U.S.]. NY: Prentice Hall Press, 1987. Pp. 406. 8vo, ill. card covers, white lettering to spine. "Inside you will find more than 100 cruises described in detail, complete with their price tags!" -from the cover. Covers rubbed, price sticker to rear cover, pages yellowing, else vg. 15.00 View more info

Crusoes of the Frozen North

By: STABLES, Gordon Young Folk's Library

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Blackie, 0,:

Seller ID: 65451


STABLES, Gordon, Dr. Crusoes of the Frozen North. From the Well-known Storyby Dr. Gordon Stables. L: Blackie & Son, [n. d.]. Pp 80, including colour frontis. Illustrated with drawings to text. 8vo, decorated pale green cloth. In the Young Folk's Library. An adventure novel for young readers, which takes its heroes and heroines travel to the Arctic in search of coal and gold. Lighty bumped to lower corners, chipped at spine ends, minor bubbling to rear board near spine, pages 47-52 creased, previous owners name, book ticket to rear paste-down, ow vg. 20.00 View more info

Sail on the Mersey

By: STAMMERS, Michael

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Countryvise Ltd., Wirral, Merseyside, 1984, ISBN:0907768857:

Seller ID: 66279


STAMMERS, Michael. Sail on the Mersey . (Wirral, Merseyside: Countryvise Ltd., 1984). Pp. (1)-36. Illustrated. 4to, illustrated stapled pale blue cardcovers. An illustrated volume focusing on the sailing ships of the Mersey River and Liverpool in the later part of the nineteenth century. Faint corner creasing, else vg. 20.00 View more info

International Arms Control: Issues and Agreements. 2nd ed

By: Stanford Arms Control Group) BLACKER, Coit D. (ed.) DUFFY, Gloria (ed.)

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Stanford University Press, 1984, ISBN:0804712220:

Seller ID: 69101


(Stanford Arms Control Group). International Arms Control: Issues and Agreements. Edited by Coit D. Blacker and Gloria Duffy. Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, (1984). Second Edition. Pp. 502. 8vo, white and green printed card covers. A analysis of national and international arms control, including its history, philosophy, its achievements and future prospects, in addition to its political, military and economic ramifications. Instances ofpencilled notations to the margins, else vg. 12.00 View more info

When Dinghies Delight. in poor dj.

By: STEAVENSON, Robin MORRIS, Stewart H. (foreword)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Herbert Jenkins, 1959,:

Seller ID: 66190


STEAVENSON, Robin. When Dinghies Delight. With a foreword by John Scott Hughes. L.: Herbert Jenkins, (1959). Pp 157, including frontis. + [14] pp of plates. 8vo, blue cloth; gilt lettering to spine. Toy 1660. "This is a very excellent 'How I did it' book by one of our leading dinghy sailors." -from the dust jacket. Award winning British sailor, Robin Steavenson reviews theraces he's entered and gives an account of the strategy he used in order t o win. Very well illustrated. Bumped, fraying to lower corners, previous inscription, ow very good in poor dj. 20.00 View more info

Marks to Starboard.

By: STEAVENSON, Robin MORRIS, Stewart H. (foreword)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Herbert Jenkins, 1958,:

Seller ID: 66183


STEAVENSON, Robin. Marks to Starboard. With a foreword by Stewart H Morris.L.: Herbert Jenkins, (1958). Pp 187, including frontis. + [16] pp of plate s. 8vo, blue cloth; gilt lettering to spine. Toy 1659. This is book is written on the racing of the British "fourteens", the fourteen-foot dinghies. Racing techniques, crews, and repays of exciting moments in races for the Prince of Wales Cup from 1954-1957 and the Burton Race of 1955 are all found within this volume. Very well illustrated. Cocked, spine sunned to beige, pages yellowing, foxed, previous name, ow very good. 20.00 View more info

My Life With the Eskimo. 1st pr. ex-lib.

By: STEFANSSON, Vilhjalmur

Price: $80.00

Publisher: Macmillan Company, New York, 1913,:

Seller ID: 65404


STEFANSSON, Vilhjalmur. My Life With the Eskimo . NY: The Macmillan Company, 1913. First US Printing. Pp. [2],(i)-ix,[1],(1)-538,[2], frontis., + 56 p. of plates and 2 folding maps at rear. 8vo, blue library-binding cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Mattila A1a, Arctic Bibliography 16832. Stefansson'sclassic account of his second arctic expedition in 1906-07, and his observ ations of Inuit culture stemming from his time spent living in native communities. Ex-library (library binding, pouch, barcode to ffep, stamps), tear to plate facing p. 388, p. ix, and pp. 25-6, else vg. 80.00 View more info

Navy and Empire. 1st US in dj. signed

By: STOKESBURY, James L.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: William Morrow, New York, 1983, ISBN:0688021344:

Seller ID: 48114


STOKESBURY, James L. Navy and Empire. NY: William Morrow, 1983. First US Printing. Pp 430. Maps. 8vo, blue cloth spine. "A short history of four centuries of British sea power and the rise and decline of British imperialism from the Armada to the Falklands." - from the dj. Previous owner's name, else vg in price-clipped dj. Inscribed by the author. 35.00 View more info

True Story of Fala. signed.

By: SUCKLEY, Margaret L. and Alice DALGLIESH DALGLIESH, Alice ROOSEVELT, Franklin Delano) FAIRCHILD, E. N.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons, New York, 1942,:

Seller ID: 65746


SUCKLEY, Margaret L. and Alice DALGLIESH. The True Story of Fala . Illustrated with sketches by E. N. Fairchild and photographs. NY: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1942. Pp. [8],1-62,[2]. Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated cloth boards with green spine. The adventures of Franklin Delano Roosevelt's prized Scottish Terrier Fala, travelling with Roosevelt in the early years of the Second World War. Of nautical interest: "A Sea-Going Dog" (pp. 51-62), about Fala's travelling to Newfoundland with Roosevelt aboard the U.S.S. Tuscaloosa(as characterized in Morton's Atlantic Meeting). Two small, faint c... View more info

Royal Yankee. 1st US in dj

By: SUTHREN, Victor

Price: $20.00

Publisher: St. Martin's, 1987,:

Seller ID: 23219


SUTHREN, Victor. Royal Yankee. N.Y.: St. Martin's Press, (1987). First Printing. Pp 189. 8vo, blue cloth. "Between 1739 and 1748, Britain fought the Spanish and then the French, their fleets and armies clashing in almost every theatre of war from America to the Indian Ocean and the battlefields of Europe. Royal Yankee introduces Edward Mainwaring, a young seafarer destinedto be caught up in this war - in its violent combat, its rough camaraderie , its acts of courage, and its feats of strategy. Mainwaring is a "provincial," born in Massachusetts, and a Lieutenant in the Royal Navy.... View more info

Fragata A.R.A. Libertad XXXII Viaje de Instruccion 1998.

By: Tall Ships)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Impreso en el Departamento Artes Graficas del Servicio de Hidrografia Naval,, 1998,:

Seller ID: 65777


(Tall Ships). Fragata A.R.A. Libertad XXXII Viaje de Instruccion 1998. Buenos Aires: Impreso en el Departamento Artes Graficas del Servicio de Hidrografia Naval, 1998. Pp [20]. Illustrated with numerous colour photos to text:double column; list of sponsors and sailing itinerary laid in. Oblong 8vo, stapled illustrated card covers; text in Spanish. A book showcasing the Ar gentinean Naval training ship, the frigate Libertad. Covers rubbed, ow vg. 10.00 View more info

Parade of Sail.

By: Tall Ships)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Northeast Publishing, Halifax, 1984,:

Seller ID: 66079


(Tall Ships). Parade of Sail : Nova Scotia 1984. (Halifax: Northeast Publishing, 1984. Pp [48]. ]. Illustrated with numerous colour photos. Triple column. 4to, stapled illustrated wraps. This magazine was published to celebrate Nova Scotia's Parade of Sail. The "cathedrals of the sea", Tall Ships, from many countries were invited to both Halifax and Sydney before leaving North America for a 2100 mile race across the Atlantic to Liverpool England for the coveted Ports Canada World Cup. This publication contains information pertinent to the event itself and is intended to enhance the pub... View more info

Parade of Sail.

By: Tall Ships)

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Northeast Publishing, 1984,:

Seller ID: 66080


(Tall Ships). Parade of Sail : Nova Scotia 1984. A supplement to Atlantic Insight, June '84. (Halifax: Northeast Publishing, 1984. Pp [48]. ]. Illustrated with numerous colour photos. Triple column. 4to, stapled illustrated wraps. This magazine was published to celebrate Nova Scotia's Parade of Sail. The "cathedrals of the sea", Tall Ships, from many countries were invitedto both Halifax and Sydney before leaving North America for a 2100 mile ra ce across the Atlantic to Liverpool England for the coveted Ports Canada World Cup. This publication contains information pertinent to the eve... View more info

Classification of Merchant Shipping

By: THEARLE, S. J. P. Papers of Greenock Philosophical Society)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Lloyd's Register Printing House, London, 1914,:

Seller ID: 65949


THEARLE, S. J. P. The Classification of Merchant Shipping : Being the Watt Anniversary Lecture for 1914, read before the Society on 15th January, 1914. L.: Lloyd's Register Printing House, 1914. Pp. (1)-27,[1]. 8vo, stapled printed brown card covers. A volume in the Papers of the Greenock Philosophical Society series. A lecture focusing on the progression of merchant ship classification over time, as well as the different of ship construction. Vg. 35.00 View more info