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D-Day : Spearhead of Invasion

By: THOMPSON, R. W. Ballantine Illustrated History of World War II, Battle Book 1)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Ballantine Books, New York, 1968,:

Seller ID: 66055


THOMPSON, R. W. D-Day : Spearhead of Invasion . (NY): Ballantine Books, (1968). Pp. (1)-160. Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated grey card covers with red spine. Ballantine Illustrated History of World War II, Battle Book, No. 1. Vg. 10.00 View more info

Great Sea Stories of All Nations. in dj

By: TOMLINSON, H.M., (ed.). DUNCAN, Norman.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Spring Books, London, 1967,:

Seller ID: 66305


TOMLINSON, H. M., (ed.). Great Sea Stories of All Nations. L.: Spring Books, (1967). Pp 1040. 8vo, red cloth. " [...] the most exciting anthology of discovery, travel and adventure ever published. Over 125 selections from twothousand years of history and literature [...]. -from cover Includes Norma n Duncan's story "The Fruits of Toil" (pp. 413-423, from The Way of the Sea), oddly enough chosen as the only entry under "Canada". "The tiller of thesoil sows in peace, and in a yellow, hazy peace, he reaps; he passes his h and over a field, and lo, in good season he gathers... View more info

Death of a Supertanker. in dj.

By: TREW, Antony

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Collins, 1978, ISBN:0002224747:

Seller ID: 65397


TREW, Antony. Death of a Supertanker. L.: Collins, 1978. Pp 220. 8vo, grey cloth. Well known novelist Antony Trew has written this suspense tale of sabotage on the high seas. Who was able to meticulously plan and execute the "accidental" demise of one of the world's monster tankers? Cocked, front free endpaper missing, ow vg in lightly nicked (to upper and lower edges) andprice clipped dj. 10.00 View more info

Conversation with a World Voyages

By: TROBRIDGE, Gerry DOHERTY, Steve (intro. and questions)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Seven Seas Press, New York, 1971,:

Seller ID: 65955


TROBRIDGE, Gerry. Conversation with a World Voyages . The story of Gerry Trobridge and his Circumnavigation in the Ketch White Seal, told in question-and-answer form, with an introduction and questions by Steve Doherty. NY: Seven Seas Press, 1971. Pp. (1)-42,[2]. Illustrated 4to, stapled illustratedwhite and blue card covers. The author's account - in interview format - o f his seven-year, 63000 mile circumnavigational voyage of the world's oceans aboard his backyard-built steel Hanna Ketch, White Seal. Very lightly rubbed, else vg. 30.00 View more info

Marine Science and Technology in Africa

By: UNESCO) UNESCO reports in Marine Science, 14)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: UNESCO, 1981,:

Seller ID: 66061


(UNESCO). Marine Science and Technology in Africa . Present State and Future Development. Synthesis of Unesco/ECA survey missions to African coastal states, 1980. Project RAF/78/024. [N.pl.]: UNESCO, 1981. Pp. [2],i-vi.1-142,[2]. 4to, stapled illustrated white card covers. Unesco Reports in Marine Science, 14. Vg. 20.00 View more info

Review of Maritime Transport 1988

By: United Nations)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, 1989, ISBN:9211122821:

Seller ID: 66292


(United Nations). Review of Maritime Transport 1988. Report by the UNCTAD Secretariat. NY: United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, 1989. Pp 91. Illustrated with tables and occasional graph to text. 4to, card covers. TD/BC.4/320. Published yearly: "The purpose of the Review is to outline and analyze the main developments in world maritime transport in the past year and to assess expected future short-term developments." -from the text.Vg. 25.00 View more info

Reflections on the Mersey

By: UNWIN, Frank

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Gallery Press,, 1985, ISBN:0900389206:

Seller ID: 66152


UNWIN, Frank. Reflections on the Mersey. Memoirs of the Twenties and Thirties. Nelson, South Wirral: Gallery Press, (1985). Pp 224. 8vo, illustrated card covers. This book is a collection of reminiscences of growing up in thetwenties and thirties on Merseyside. Frank Unwin was able to share many of his stories of the good old days on his long running radio broadcast Radio Merseyside series, Music and Memories. Of special nautical interest is the chapter entitled "The Great Little Ships." Lightly rubbed, ow vg. 20.00 View more info

Berlitz 1998 Complete Guide to Cruising and Cruise Ships

By: WARD, Douglas

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Berlitz, 1998, ISBN:2831562589:

Seller ID: 27302


WARD, Douglas. Berlitz 1998 Complete Guide to Cruising and Cruise Ships. Princeton: Berlitz, (1998). Pp 644. Illustrated. 8vo, ill. card covers. The latest edition of this standard reference for prospective cruise ship passengers. Includes a primer on cruising for neophytes, and a comprehensive listing of cruise ships with ratings. Vg. 18.00 View more info

Mystery Rivers of Tibet.

By: WARD, F. Kingdon SMITH, Geoffrey (Introduction) Plant Hunters Series.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Cadogan Books, 1986, ISBN:0946313520:

Seller ID: 65186


WARD, F. Kingdon. Mystery Rivers of Tibet. Introduction by Geoffrey Smith. L.: Cadogan Books, (1986). Pp 316. Several maps to text. 8vo, illustrated tan card covers. Plant Hunters Series. This is a reprint of a 1923 edition. "A Description of the Little-Known Land where Asia's Mightiest Rivers Gallop in Harness Through the Narrow Gateway of Tibet, Its Peoples, Fauna, & Flora." -From a facsimile of the first edition published in 1923 and included in this edition. Very good. 15.00 View more info

Builders of the Dominion : Men of the East

By: WEAVER, Emily P. CABOT, John and Sebastian) GILBERT, Humphrey) CUNARD, Samuel)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Copp, Clark Company Limited, Toronto, 1904,:

Seller ID: 68958


WEAVER, Emily P. Builders of the Dominion : Men of the East . Toronto: The Copp, Clark Company, Limited, 1904. Pp. [i]-x,1-116. 8vo, green cloth with black lettering to front and spine. A text-book on the early history of theMaritime Provinces. Contents: 1. The Cabots and their Voyages, 2. Sir Hump hrey Gilbert and The Squirrel, 3. Poutrincourt and Port Royal, 4. Charles de la Tour, Governor and Fur-Trader, 5. Paul Mascarene and Annapolis, 6. William Pepperell and the First Capture of Louisbourg, 7. Cornwallis and the Settlement of Halifax, 8. Lawrence and the Acadians, 9. Wolfe, the Hero of L... View more info

Captain Starlight. UK in dj

By: WESTERMAN, Percy F. WIGFULL, W. E.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Blackie, 0,:

Seller ID: 65545


WESTERMAN, Percy F. Captain Starlight. Illustrated by W. E. Wigfull. L.: Blackie & Son Limited, [n.d.] Pp 224, including frontis + [3] pp of plates. 8vo, brown cloth, with illustrations to spine and upper board. Another action adventure novel for boys from the pen of the prolific and well-known British author Percy Westerman. Lightly rubbed, front inner hinge cracking and tape-repaired, ow vg in chipped (at spine ends) wrinkled, lower edge of front panel and close-torn (on three folds), dj. 25.00 View more info

Greenpeace : How a Group of Ecologists, Journalists, and Visionaries Changed the World. signed in dj.

By: WEYLER, Rex

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Raincoast Books, Vancouver, 2004, ISBN:155192529x:

Seller ID: 65792


WEYLER, Rex. Greenpeace: How a Group of Ecologists, Journalists, and Visionaries Changed the World. Vancouver: Raincoast Books, (2004). Pp. (1)-623,[1]. Illustrated. 8vo, grey cloth with silver lettering to spine. "The definitive record of the journey... of Greenpeace from a loosely organized protest group in Vancouver, Canada, into an international phenomenon that went head-to-head against corporations and governments." - from the dj. Contents: 0. Who Goes There? 1. The Bomb Stops Here, 2. Don't Make a Wave, 3. On an Ocean Named for Peace, 4. Law of the Sea, 5. Stop Ahab, 6. The Great... View more info

Penny Whiting Sailing Book. 2nd pr

By: WHITING, Penny TAIT, Gordon, foreword

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Reed Methuen, 1986, ISBN:0474002373:

Seller ID: 68999


WHITING, Penny. The Penny Whiting Sailing Book : An illustrated guide to sailing skills. Reed Methuen, (1986). Second Printing. Pp 136. Many, many illustrations. 8vo, blue illustrated card covers. Chapters : 1. A boat of yourown; 2. Know your boat - an ABC; 3. Ropes, knots, rope-handling and splici ng; 4. Setting off - rigging and hoisting; 5. Sails; 6. Sailing Theory and techniques; 7. Safety at Sea; 8. Forecasting the weather; 9. Rules of the Road; 10. Chart Work; 11. Buoyage, beaconage and signals; 12. Mooring and anchoring; 13. Trip preparation and cabin life. With glossary, book list and ... View more info

Hundred Lives of an Ancient Mariner. in dj.

By: WILLIS, William

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Adventurers Club, London, 1968,:

Seller ID: 65747


WILLIS, William. The Hundred Lives of an Ancient Mariner . An Autobiography. L.: The Adventurers Club, (1968). Pp. (1)-190,[2]. 8vo, maroon cloth withgilt lettering to spine. The long-time sailor's autobiography, depicting h is time spent aboard square-riggers in his youth, and his efforts to achieve adventure in his later life akin to those as a young man (working on oil rigs, as a logger in the north, and in various solo sailing ventures). Vg in rubbed, spotted, short-closed-torn dj. 20.00 View more info

Builders for Battle : How the Pacific Naval Air Bases Were Constructed. 1stUS no dj. ex-lib.

By: WOODBURY, David O.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Dutton, 1946,:

Seller ID: 20019


WOODBURY, David O. Builders for Battle : How the Pacific Naval Air Bases Were Constructed. Introduction by Vice Admiral B. Moreell. With twenty-five full page drawings and jacket design by Lili Réthi and forty-eight pen and ink sketches by Louis H. Ruyl. N.Y.: E.P. Dutton, 1946. First Edition. Pp 415. Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth. Ex-library (with discard stamps), spine sunned, top of spine worn, else vg. 25.00 View more info

Fishery for Modern Times: The State and the Industrialization of the Newfoundland Fishery, 1934-1968.

By: WRIGHT, Miriam Canadian Social History Series

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press,, 1998, ISBN:0195416201:

Seller ID: 66498


WRIGHT, Miriam. A Fishery for Modern Times: The State and the Industrialization of the Newfoundland Fishery, 1934-1968. (Don Mills, ON): Oxford University Press, (2001). Pp 196. Illustrated. 8vo, ill. card covers. Canadian Social History Series. "Many bureaucrats and politicians, including Newfoundland’s premier, Joseph Smallwood, believed that making the Newfoundland fishery 'modern', with centralization, technology, and expertise, would transform rural society, solving deep-seated economic and social problems." -from the cover. Miriam Wright examines this philosophy and the way it ... View more info

Mersey Maritime Memories

By: YOUNG, Derek and Marian YOUNG, Marian

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Liverpool, 1990, ISBN:1873060009:

Seller ID: 66277


YOUNG, Derek and Marian. Mersey Maritime Memories . Part One. [Liverpool: N.pub.], (1990). Pp. [2],1-62. Illustrated. 4to, illustrated stapled white card covers. A collection of photographs detailing the nautical dealings on the Mersey river, from ferries to packets, and steamers to tugs. Vg. 25.00 View more info