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Saga of a Supercargo. US no dj

By: WALDO, Fullerton GRENFELL, Wilfred

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Macrae Smith, 1926,:

Seller ID: 65875


WALDO, Fullerton. The Saga of a Supercargo. Illustrated with photographs bythe author. Phil.: Macrae Smith Co., (1926). Pp (10),[11]-309,(3),frontis + 12 plates. 8vo, green cloth. "Last summer Mr. Waldo made a voyage to Greenland as supercargo on the Norwegian steamship The Bauta... The story begins with the departure of the vessel from Philadelphia, and follows the course along the New England and Nova Scotia coasts, through the Gulf of St.Lawrence, past Labrador and across Davis Strait to Greenland..." - from the dj.Recollection of meeting with Grenfell on pp.76-81. Ex-library (spine... View more info

Macmillan Book of Boating. in dj

By: WALLACE, William N.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Macmillan, 1964,:

Seller ID: 20541


WALLACE, William N. The Macmillan Book of Boating. N.Y.: Macmillan Company,(1964). De-Luxe Edition. Pp 249. Illustrated. 4to, blue cloth. Toy 1958. V g in torn dj. 25.00 View more info

Kathleen : The Biography of a Sailing Barge. in dj.

By: WALSH, Richard

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Terence Dalton, Lavenham, Suffolk, 1986, ISBN:0861380460:

Seller ID: 66508


WALSH, Richard. Kathleen : The Biography of a Sailing Barge . Lavenham, Suffolk: Terence Dalton, 1986. Pp. (i)-viii,[2],1-190. Illustrated. 8vo, whitecloth with gilt lettering to spine, map endpapers. Launched from Gravesend in 1901, the sailing barge Kathleen served as a trading vessel down the Th ames and Medway Rivers and along Britain's southeast coast, changing from aspritsail barge to a steam-powered vessel for a short time, before reverti ng back to sail in the 1960s. At the time of publication, the Kathleen was serving as a Dutch houseboat. Vg in dj. 60.00 View more info

Distant Water. 1st Penguin trade pbk

By: WARNER, William W.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Penguin, 1984, ISBN:0140069674:

Seller ID: 67122


WARNER, William W. Distant Water : The Fate of the North Atlantic Fisherman. (N.Y./ Markham, Ont.): Penguin Books, (1984). First Penguin Printing. Pp (6), vii-xiii, (3), 3-338. Illustrated. 8vo, trade paperback. Chapters : 1.Georges, 1976; 2.The Fish Killers; 3.The Best; 4.Pairs; 5.On the Grounds; 6.Tiddly Bank; 7.To the Seliger; 8.Steady On; 9.Epilogue. "[...] a vivid recreation of the last days of an industry doomed by its own remarkable efficiency." - r.cover. Vg. 15.00 View more info

Birds of the Antarctic and Sub-Antarctic. in dj

By: WATSON, George E. ANGLE, J. Phillip HARPER, Peter C. Antarctic Research Series

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press, 1975, ISBN:0195532627:

Seller ID: 67486


WATSON, George E. Birds of the Antarctic and Sub-Antarctic. In collaboration with J. Phillip Angle, Peter C. Harper; illustrated by Bob Hines. Washington, D. C.: American Geophysical Union, (1975). Pp 350 + [11] pp of colour plates. Illustrated with numerous b/w maps and drawings to text. 8vo, whitecloth, black titles to spine and front. Antarctic Research Series "[...] T his handbook in the Antarctic Research Series provides identification information and illustrations for the birds of the Antarctic and sub-Antarctic and synopses of their biology and distribution." -from the dust jack... View more info

Future of the Atlantic Fisheries

By: WEEKS, E.P MAZANY, L.

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Institute for Research on Public Policy, 1983,:

Seller ID: 67670


WEEKS, E.P. and L. MAZANY. The Future of the Atlantic Fisheries. (Montreal): The Institute for Research on Public Policy, (1983). Pp 112. 8vo, ill. card covers. A detailed critique of the recently-released report of the KirbyTask Force on the Atlantic fisheries, arguing the need for structural chan ges in the fisheries to ensure their long-term sustainability. Discard stamp, elase vg. 9.00 View more info

Passage of the Manhattan: An Example of Military Spinoff.

By: WELLS, Robert D. Naval War College Review, Volume XXIII, Number 4 December 1970

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Naval War College, Newport, RI, 1970,:

Seller ID: 67602


WELLS, Robert D. "Passage of the Manhattan: An Example of Military Spinoff". An article in Naval War College Review, Volume XXIII, Number 4 December 1970, pp. 50-56. Newport, RI: Naval War College, 1970. Pp. 99. Illustrated. Double column. 8vo, illustrated black card covers. Also: "Defense Spending:Myths and Realities" by Mr. Robert C. Moot; "The Responsibility of Naval L ine Officers in Determining Weapon Systems/Platforms" by Commander Samson Mikitarian, U.S. Navy, et al; "Evolution of the Concept of Logistics" by Lieutenant Colonel Graham W. Rider, U.S. Air F... View more info

Catamaran Racing.

By: WHITE, Reg & Bob FISHER FISHER, Bob

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Cassell, 1968,:

Seller ID: 66589


WHITE, Reg & Bob FISHER. Catamaran Racing. L.: Cassell, (1968). Pp 172, including frontis. Illustrated with photos and diagrams to text. 8vo, blue cloth, silver lettering to spine. Toy 4173a. Reg White and Bob Fisher have been part of catamaran racing and design community in Britain for many years. This is a how-to-sail-competitively-and-win book that grew out of their experiences. Lots of history on the early races in England and of course a chapter on the "Little America’s Cup". Cocked, ow vg. 15.00 View more info

Guide for the Expert Outboarder. 1st printing in dj.

By: WHITTIER, Bob Chilton's Modern Boating Guide Series.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: 1960,:

Seller ID: 61701


WHITTIER, Bob. Guide for the Expert Outboarder. Philadelphia: Chilton, 1960. First Printing. Pp 117. Illustrated with photos and diagrams to text. 8vo, light blue cloth. Chilton's Modern Boating Guide Series. Toy 2328. "The author covers such advanced subjects as the planing hull, performance experience, skillful handling and steering at high speeds, porpoising, adjusting the speeds, porpoising, adjusting the outboard motor, servicing, outboard compasses, tachometers, radio telephones, using twin motors, and important safety suggestions." - from the dust jacket. Water damage to both bo... View more info

Sea Wisdom for Small Craft. 1st UK in dj

By: WICKHAM, Hilary & K.J.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Stanley Paul, 1964,:

Seller ID: 29230


WICKHAM, Hilary & K.J. Sea Wisdom for Small Craft. L.: Stanley Paul, (1964). First Printing. Pp 200. Illustrated. 8vo, black cloth. Toy 2019. Chapters: 1. Equipment; 2. Stowage; 3. Clothing; 4. Cooking; 5. The Engine; 6. Tid al and Coastwise; 7. 'Going Foreign'; 8. The Human Element. Vg in nicked dj. 25.00 View more info

Prize of all the Oceans. 1st in dj.

By: WILLIAMS, Glyn

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Viking, New York, 2000, ISBN:0670891975:

Seller ID: 52777


WILLIAMS, Glyn. Prize of all the Oceans : The Dramatic True Story of Commodore Anson's Voyage Round the World and How He Seized the Spanish Treasure Galleon. (NY): Viking, (2000). Pp. 264. 8vo, black cloth spine with black paper covered boards. "In 1740, in the first year of war with Spain, Commodore George Anson set sail with a squadron of six British warships. His secretmission, prowling the world's longest, richest, most far-flung ocean trade route, was to seize the legendary Spanish galleon on her yearly voyage fro m Acapulco to Manila laden with Peruvian silver. ... Only one vessel, t... View more info

Select British Documents on the Canadian War of 1812. 3 of 4 volumes.

By: WOOD, William (ed. and intro.) Publications of the Champlain Society, 13, 15-16)

Price: $500.00

Publisher: Champlain Society, Toronto, 1926,:

Seller ID: 67190


WOOD, William (ed. and intro.). Select British Documents on the Canadian War of 1812 . Edited with an introduction by William Wood. Three of four volumes (missing volume two). Toronto: The Champlain Society, 1920, 1926. I: Pp. [i]-xv,(1),[1]-678,i-x, frontis., + 10 p. of plates and 8 maps in pouch at rear; II: missing; III-i: [i]-viii,[1]-543,(9); III-ii: (9),544-1061,(15). Illustrated. Large 8vo, red cloth with gilt lettering and tooling to spine, t.e.g. Publications of The Champlain Society, nos. 13, 15, 16. #516 to alimited edition of 530. An extensive collection of documents (mostly naval ... View more info