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Heroes of Polar Exploration

By: ANDRIST, Ralph K. Cassell Caravel Book) DUFEK, George J. (in consultation with)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Cassell, London, 1963,:

Seller ID: 66038


ANDRIST, Ralph K. Heroes of Polar Exploration . By the editors of Horizon Magazine; author, Ralph K. Andrist, in consultation with Rear Admiral GeorgeJ. Dufek. L.: Cassell, 1963. Pp. [2],7-152. Illustrated. Large 8vo, illust rated dark cloth boards with white spine. #2 in the Cassell Caravel Book series. Contents: 1. At the Ends of the Earth, 2. Arctic Routes to Riches, 3.Tragedy in the Arctic, 4. The Top of the World, 5. Mystery of the Southern Continent, 6. The Race to the South Pole, 7. Voyage of the Endurance, 8. P ole Hopping in the Age of Flight, 9. Over and Under the Polar Ice. Vg. 15.0... View more info

Mariners of Brittany

By: ANSON, Peter F.

Price: $16.00

Publisher: J.M. Dent, London, 1931,:

Seller ID: 68951


ANSON, Peter F. Mariners of Brittany . Written and illustrated by Peter F. Anson. L.: J.M. Dent, (1931). Pp. [i]-xiii,(1),1-254,(2), frontis. Illustrated. Map endpapers. 8vo, blue cloth with black lettering to front and spine. Contents: 1. Introduction -- "Armor", Country of the Sea, 2. Religion andSocial Conditions among the Mariners of Brittany, 3. Superstitions and Fol k-Lore, 4. Breton Seamen in the French Navy, 5. The Breton Cod Fisheries, 6. The Breton Sardine Fisheries, 7. The Breton Tunny Fisheries, 8. Types of Fishing Vessels and other Craft on the Coast of Brittany, 9. Ille-e... View more info

Status of the Alewife Fishery in Maine

By: BAIRD, Frederick T., Jr. Fisheries Circular no. 13)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Department of Sea and Shore Fisheries, Augusta, ME, 1953,:

Seller ID: 66069


BAIRD, Frederick T., Jr. The Status of the Alewife Fishery in Maine . Augusta, ME: Department of Sea and Shore Fisheries, 1953. Pp. (1)-9,[3]. 8vo, stapled printed white wraps. A Bulletin of the Department of Sea and Shore Fisheries. Fisheries Circular no. 13. Faint creasing, else vg. 10.00 View more info

Explorations 1st Cdn in dj

By: BALLARD, Robert D McCONNELL, Malcolm

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Little Brown (Canada), Toronto, 1995, ISBN:0316079014:

Seller ID: 47221


BALLARD, Robert D.; with Malcolm McCONNELL. Explorations : My Quest for Adventure and Discovery Under the Sea. Toronto: Little Brown (Canada), (1995).First Printing. Pp 407. Illustrated with [48] pp of coloured plates. 8vo, navy cloth spine with blue paper covered boards. This is the story of the man, who in 1985, discovered the remains of the Titanic 12,500 feet below the surface of the Atlantic. "Dr. Robert Ballard is the world's most renownedand accomplished oceanographer-a scientist and adventurer whose feats of e xploration and discovery have enraptured the world." -from the dust ... View more info

Discovery of the Titanic. US in dj. signed

By: BALLARD, Robert D. ARCHBOLD, Rick LORD, Walter MARSCHALL, Ken

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Warner/Madison Press, 1987, ISBN:0446513857:

Seller ID: 66115


BALLARD, Dr. Robert D., with Rick ARCHBOLD. The Discovery of the Titanic. Introduction by Walter Lord. Illustrations of the Titanic by Ken Marschall. (NY) Warner/Madison Press, (1987). US Edition. Pp 230. Illustrated with numerous photos and diagrams, (including 2 folding diagrams] to text. 4to, black cloth. "Exploring the greatest of all lost ships." -from the dust jacket. Very good in lightly dampstained (to upper rear panel) and price-clipped dj. 35.00 View more info

Painting Surf and Sea. 2nd in dj

By: BALLINGER, Harry R. BALLINGER, Harry R.

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Watson-Guptill Publications, 1962,:

Seller ID: 72915


BALLINGER, Harry R. Painting Surf and Sea. NY: Watson-Guptill Publications,(1962). Second Printing. Pp. 93. Illustrated. 4to, blue cloth, white title s to front and spine. An instructional book for prospective marine painter.Vg in chipped and torn dj. 14.00 View more info

On the Bones of the Serpent. 1st pbk.

By: BATTAGLIA, Debbora.

Price: $16.00

Publisher: University of Chicago Press, Chicago, 1990, ISBN:0226038890:

Seller ID: 57944


BATTAGLIA, Debbora. On the Bones of the Serpent : Person, Memory, and Mortality in Sabarl Island Society. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, (1990). First Printing. Pp 253 + [8] pp of plates and numerous illustrations to text. 8vo, illustrated card covers. This is "[...] the first major work on cultural responses to mortality in the southern Massim culture area and important contribution to studies of personhood on Melanesia. -from the cover. Very good. 16.00 View more info

Decatur House and Its Distinguished Occupants

By: BEALE, Marie) DECATUR, Stephen) Naval Historical Foundation Publication, Series 2, Number 8)

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Naval Historical Foundation, Washington, 1967,:

Seller ID: 65948


(BEALE, Marie). The Decatur House and Its Distinguished Occupants . (Washington, DC): Naval Historical Foundation, 1967. Pp. [16]. Unpaginated. Illustrated. 8vo, stapled illustrated blue card covers. Naval Historical Foundation Publication: Series 2, Number 8. Minor spotting to rear cover, spine slightly sunned, else vg. 14.00 View more info

Bedford Institute of Oceanography : 2001 in Review

By: Bedford Institute of Oceanography)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Bedford Institute of Oceanography, 2001, ISBN:066231977x:

Seller ID: 65601


(Bedford Institute of Oceanography). Bedford Institute of Oceanography : 2001 in Review. (Dartmouth, NS: Bedford Institute of Oceanography, 2001). pp.84. Illustrated. Double column. 4to, tan ill. card covers. Vg. 10.00 View more info

Frogmen in Action

By: BERRES, Frances B. ... [et al] BRISCOE, William S. COLEMAN, James c. MANISCALCO, Joseph

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Field Education Publications, 1967,:

Seller ID: 65945


BERRES, Frances B. ... [et al.]. Frogmen in Action. [by] Frances B. Berrers, William S. Briscoe, James C. Coleman, Frank M. Hewett. Illustrations by Joseph Maniscalco. Palo Alto, California: Field Education Publications, (1967). Pp 89. Illustrated with drawings to text. 8vo, illustrated cloth covered boards. The Deep-Sea Adventure Series. A thrilling United States Naval adventure for younger readers. Navy frogmen Don, Carlos, Dan and Bill must stop an unidentified foreign submarine that is on a search and destroy mission. With vocabulary to rear and and questions on every chapter. Very good. 1... View more info

Men of Antarctica

By: BOWMAN, Gerald SHACKLETON, Ernest) SCOTT, Robert Falcon) AMUNDSEN, Roald)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Fleet Publishing, New York, 1959,:

Seller ID: 65998


BOWMAN, Gerald. Men of Antarctica . [Scott, Amundsen, Shackleton, Byrd, Fuchs, Hillary]. NY: Fleet Publishing, (1959). Pp. (1)-191,[3], frontis., + 12p. of plates. 8vo, blue cloth with silver lettering to spine. A chronicle of the exploits of some of the more prominent Antarctic explorers. Light sunning to spine ends, else vg in dj. 25.00 View more info

Flying Bishop: Fifty Years in the Canadian Far North. in dj.

By: BREYNAT, Gabriel, Mgr.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Burns and Oates, London, 1955,:

Seller ID: 65877


BREYNAT, Gabriel, Mgr. The Flying Bishop : Fifty Years in the Canadian Far North. L.: Burns and Oates, (1955). First Printing. Pp. (i)-xii,(1)-288, + 8 p. of plates. 8vo, blue cloth with black lettering to spine. Arctic Bibliography 38988 for US edition. (See also 37212). "The late Archbishop Breynat, who died while this English edition of his book was being prepared, had a unique and world-wide reputation while he lived. For fifty years a missionary - forty of them a bishop- in the Canadian Far North, he was the first to appreciate the value of air travel in administering a "diocese&#... View more info

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Remarks on the Proposed Spithead Forts. Offprint

By: BROOKS, W.A Journal of the Royal United Service Institution Vol. VI.

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Royal United Service Institution, 1861,:

Seller ID: 43084


BROOKS, W.A. Remarks on the Proposed Spithead Forts in Connection with the Advanced Sea Works Advocated by Mr. W.A. Brooks, C.E., for the Defence of Portsmouth and the Adjacent Anchorage. S.l.: Royal United Service Institution, 1861. Pp 18, folding map at rear. 8vo, blue wraps. Offprint from the Journal of the Royal United Service Institution Vol. VI. A civil engineer's cautious reply to the Royal Commission on the National Defences' proposal to build isolated, awash circular forts to protect the Spithead Roadstead, arguing that the unforeseen effects that this might have on tidal patterns in ... View more info

Longboat to Hawaii. An Account of the Voyage of the Clipper Ship Hornet. In dj

By: BROWN, Alexander Crosby, (ed.) MITCHELL, Josiah A., Captain TWAIN, Mark

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Cornell Maritime Press, 1974, ISBN:0870332015:

Seller ID: 69002


BROWN, Alexander Crosby, (ed.). Longboat to Hawaii: An Account of the Voyage of the Clipper Ship Hornet of New York Bound for San Francisco in 1866. .As Recorded in the Journals of Captain Josiah A. Mitchell, Master, Henry F erguson, Passenger, Samuel Ferguson, Passenger. Together with Observations on the Burning of the Vessel at Sea and the Subsequent Miraculous Preservation of Fifteen Persons during a 43-Day, 4,000-Mile Voyage to Hawaii in the Ship's Longboat, as Prepared by a Newspaper Reporter Writing under the Pen Name of Mark Twain. Assembled and Edited and with a Foreword and Afterword ... View more info

Back Door Britain. in dj

By: BURTON, Anthony

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Andre Deutsch, 1977, ISBN:0233968768:

Seller ID: 69082


BURTON, Anthony. Back Door Britain. (L): Andre Deutsch, (1977). Pp. 189. With [12] pp. of plates. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt titles to spine. Maps to the endpapers. The author travels by boat along the canals of England, through the Midlands up to the industrial North and then back down to the Thames. Along the way he provides the reader with practical information and shares inthe delights of this mode of transportation. Vg in price-clipped dj. 35.00 View more info

Past Afloat. in dj.

By: BURTON, Anthony COOTE, Clive

Price: $22.00

Publisher: André Deutsch and the British Broadcasting Company, London, 1982, ISBN:0233974334:

Seller ID: 52745


BURTON, Anthony. The Past Afloat. Photography by Clive Coote. (L.): André Deutsch and the British Broadcasting Company, (1982). Pp. 191. Illustrated. Large 8vo, blue cloth. An introduction to Britain's seafaring history whichserves as a detailed guide to maritime collections in Britain and evokes t he spirit of the early days at sea. Vg in price-clipped dj. 22.00 View more info

Story of Wivenhoe. in dj.

By: BUTLER, Nicholas

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Quentin Press, Wivenhoe, Essex, 1989, ISBN:094761401x:

Seller ID: 65967


BUTLER, Nicholas. The Story of Wivenhoe. Wivenhoe, Essex: Quentin Press Limited, 1989. Pp. (i)-xiv,1-401,[1]. Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. "The first full-length history [of the Essex port town],from grandees living in the big houses and politicians, to tradesmen, fish ermen, sailors, artists, students, and plain characters -- throng around the River Colne, with its sea trade, fishing and above all, the shipbuilding which provided a precarious living to so many of the inhabitants." - from the dj. Gift inscription to ffep, else vg in dj. 40.00 View more info

Sanding for Yachtsmen

By: CALAHAN, H. A.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Sterling Tool Products Co., Chicago, IL, 1949,:

Seller ID: 66067


CALAHAN, H. A. Sanding for Yachtsmen . (Chicago, IL: Sterling Tool ProductsCo., 1949). Pp. 1-35,[1]. Illustrated. 8vo, stapled printed white and grey card covers. Not in Toy. A slim volume on the techniques of sanding a boat , and the use of certain tools in doing so. Lightly rubbed, else vg. 20.00 View more info

English Channel. First American Edition in dustjacket

By: CALDER, Nigel

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Viking, 1986,: 1986

Seller ID: 22706

ISBN: 0670800228


CALDER, Nigel. The English Channel. (New York) : Viking, (1986). First American Edition. Pp (4),[v]-vi,(4),[1]-373,(1) + 16 pages of illustrations. Maps in the text. 8vo, white cloth spine, blue paper-covered boards, red metallic lettering to spine. Toy 2748. "The strip of sea that the English call the Channel and the French call the Sleeve is, quite simply, the most fascinating piece of water in the world. The globe's busiest seaway, the Channel is a stormy passage that remains a wild frontier between, two closely related peoples who, by long tradition, detest each... View more info

Industrial History of New Glasgow District no dj

By: CAMERON, James M.

Price: $80.00

Publisher: Hector Publishing, 1960,:

Seller ID: 4531


CAMERON, James M. Industrial History of New Glasgow District. (New Glasgow : Hector Publishing Co. Ltd, 1960). Pp (8),(244) + 20 p. of photos. Each chapter separately paginated. 8vo, brown cloth. Vaison p.60. Chapters : I. Industries in 1960; II. Early Industries, Starts and Stops; III. The Nova Scotia Steel and Coal Co. Ltd.; IV. The Leaders in Scotia Steel; V. The Steel Works; VI. Munitions; VII. Eastern Car, Scotia Subsidiaries; VIII. Ships, Shipbuilding, Seamen. Vg. 80.00 View more info