Category: 63

Sort

Showing 61-80 of 251

Tackle Sailing This Way. repr in dj.

By: DAWSON, Christopher

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Stanley Paul, London, 1972, ISBN:0090521617:

Seller ID: 66520


DAWSON, Christopher. Tackle Sailing This Way . L.: Stanley Paul, (1972). Reprint edition. Pp. (1)-127,[1], frontis., + 16 p. of plates. Small 8vo, redcloth with gilt lettering to spine. A volume on the sailing, handling, and racing of small sailboats and dinghies. Vg in lightly wrinkled, spine-chip ped dj. 15.00 View more info

Tall Ships Pass : The Story of the Last Years of Deepwater Square-Rigged Sail . 2d ed in dj.

By: DERBY, W.L.A LUBBOCK, Basil, intro.

Price: $150.00

Publisher: David & Charles Reprints, 1970, ISBN:071534952x:

Seller ID: 38249


DERBY, W.L.A. The Tall Ships Pass : The Story of the Last Years of Deepwater Square-Rigged Sail embodying therein the History and Detailed Descriptionof the Finnish Four-Masted Steel Barque "Herzogin Cecilie". With an Introd uction by Basil Lubbock. (Newton Abbot): David & Charles Reprints, (1970). Second Edition. Pp 425, [66] pp plates, [4] leaves plans. Large 8vo, green cloth. "Here is a full and well-informed account, first published in 1937, of the rise and decline of square-rig from the East Indiaman to the modern sail-freighter; of the Australian grain trade, the famous Eriks... View more info

Mr. Roosevelt's Steamboat. US book club in dj

By: DOHAN, Mary Helen ROOSEVELT, Nicholas J.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Dodd, Mead, New York, 1981, ISBN:0396079830:

Seller ID: 20991


DOHAN, Mary Helen. Mr. Roosevelt's Steamboat. N.Y.: Dodd, Mead & Co., (1981). Book Club Edition. Pp 194. Illustrated. 8vo, brown cloth spine. The story of Nicholas J. Roosevelt and the New Orleans, the first steamboat to travel the Mississippi. Vg in nicked dj. 20.00 View more info

Letters from High Lattitudes. repr.

By: DUFFERIN, Marquis of FINNBOGADOTTIR, Vigdis, intro.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Merlin Press, 1989, ISBN:085036387x:

Seller ID: 30252


DUFFERIN, Marquis of. Letters from High Latitudes: Being Some Account of a voyage in 1856 in the Schooner Yacht "Foam" to Iceland, Jan Meyen, and Spitzbergen; with an introduction by Her Excellency Vigdis Finnbogdottir. L: The Merlin Press, (1989). Pp 228. Illustrated. 8vo, ill. card covers. Later pr of Toy 0517. A facsimile reproduction of the 1903 edition of this late-Victorian bestseller. "Specially recommended" by W.H. Auden, no less. Namestamps, penned marks to last page, else vg. 10.00 View more info

Neath Swaying Spars: The Story of the Trading Scows of New Zealand

By: EADDY, P.A.

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Whitcombe, 1939,:

Seller ID: 27054


EADDY, P.A. 'Neath Swaying Spars: The Story of the Trading Scows of New Zealand. (Christchurch, N.Z.): Whitcombe & Tombs, (n.d., 1939?). Pp 223. 8vo, monochrome illustrated card covered boards with red lettering. Written towards the end of the period of working sail, this book examines the ketch- and schooner-rigged scows of Northern New Zealand and their role in the development of that part of the country. Gift inscription, spine chipped, boardsworn and corners chipped, else good. 55.00 View more info

Neath Swaying Spars: The Story of the Trading Scows of New Zealand

By: EADDY, P.A.

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Whitcombe, 1939,:

Seller ID: 67128


EADDY, P.A. 'Neath Swaying Spars: The Story of the Trading Scows of New Zealand. (Christchurch, N.Z.): Whitcombe & Tombs, (n.d., 1939?). Pp 223. 8vo, blue tinted illustrated card covered boards with dark blue lettering. Written towards the end of the period of working sail, this book examines the ketch- and schooner-rigged scows of Northern New Zealand and their role in the development of that part of the country. Spine chipped, boards worn, elsegood. 65.00 View more info

Schoonerman. 1st Penguin pbk pr

By: ENGLAND, Richard, Captain GRAHAM, Winston, foreword.

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Penguin, 1983,:

Seller ID: 67124


ENGLAND, Richard, Captain. Schoonerman: former Master-Owner of Nellie Bywater, Britain's last fully-rigged merchant schooner. With a foreword by Winston Graham. (Harmondsworth): Penguin, (1983). First Printing. Pp 293. Illustrated. 8vo, ill. card covers. A gripping account of one family's ill-fated efforts to operate a paying merchant sailing vessel in the years immediately after World War Two. Vg. 9.00 View more info

FitzRoy of the Beagle. 1st UK in dj

By: FITZROY, Robert). MELLERSH, H.E.L. DARWIN, Charles) MELLERISH, H.E.L.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Rupert Hart-Davis, 1968,:

Seller ID: 32912


(FITZROY, Robert). MELLERSH, H.E.L. FitzRoy of the Beagle. L: Rupert Hart-Davis, 1968. First UK Edition. Pp 307. Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth, top edge dyed red. Chapters : 1. The Shaping of a Sea Captain; 2. The Great Voyage; 3. The Impassioned Philanthropist; 4. The New Beginning and the Bitter End. With bibliography and index. Small brown stain to fore-edge, else vg in dj. 60.00 View more info

Warships of the First World War.

By: FITZSIMONS, Bernard, (ed.). Purnell's History of the World Wars Special

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Phoebus, London, 1973,:

Seller ID: 66865


FITZSIMONS, Bernard, edited by. Warships of the First World War. L.: Phoebus, 1973. Pp. 63. Illustrated with numerous photo reproductions and colour drawings to text; triple column. 4to, illustrated card covers. Purnell's History of the World Wars Special. "In this book we examine the balance of naval power of all the nations involved in the war, show the technical advances the war inspired, and look at some of the more exciting and significant naval exploits." -from the text. The text is very well supported by numerouscolour images. Light smudging to front, long vertical wrinkle to re... View more info

Barrow's Boys. 1st UK in dj. signed.

By: FLEMING, Fergus FRANKLIN, John BARROW, John ROSS, John, Sir)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Granta Books, London, 1998, ISBN:186207173x:

Seller ID: 67665


FLEMING, Fergus. Barrow's Boys. L.: Granta Books, (1998). First UK Printing. Pp. [i]-xiv,(4),[1]-489,(5), + 16 p. of plates. 8vo, blue cloth with metallic lettering to spine. A comprehensive examination of early nineteenth century English exploration, as men such as Barrow, Franklin, Ross, Parry andCrozier attempted to fill in the blanks in the world's maps by venturing i nto the Arctic, Antarctic, Africa, and other relatively untouched (and uncharted) regions, to varying degrees of success. Vg in dj. Signed by the author on the title page, with torn wraparound band that states "Signed by ... View more info

High Wide and Deep : Science and Adventure with the Coast and Geodetic Survey. 1st ed. no dj.

By: FLOHERTY, John J United States Coast and Geodetic Survey.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Lippincott, 1952,:

Seller ID: 29442


FLOHERTY, John J. High Wide and Deep: Science and Adventure with the Coast and Geodetic Survey. Illustrated from photographs. Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott, (1952). First Edition. Pp 153. Illustrated. 8vo, green cloth. A rather chatty, popular introduction to the work of the Survey. Particular attention is paid to the role of the hydrographic ship Pathfinder on the United States west coast and in Alaska. Very slightly rubbed, else vg. 25.00 View more info

Mr. Midshipman Hornblower

By: FORESTER, C. S. Crier, 4:7, April 1951) Hornblower)

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Reprint Society of Canada Limited, Montreal, 1951,:

Seller ID: 67718


FORESTER, C. S. Mr. Midshipman Hornblower . Montreal: The Reprint Society of Canada Limited, 1951. Pp. [1]-4. Small 8vo, self wraps. The Crier, Vol. IV, No. 7, April 1951. A two-page excerpt from Forester's "Mr. Midshipman Hornblower", with a brief biographical sketch about the author. Spine browned, else vg. 5.00 View more info

Life in the Freezer : A Natural History of the Antarctic. in dj.

By: FOTHERGILL, Alastair ATTENBOROUGH, David (foreword) OSBORNE, Ben (photos)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: BBC Books, London, 1993, ISBN:0563364319:

Seller ID: 67135


FOTHERGILL, Alastair. Life in the Freezer : A Natural History of the Antarctic . Foreword by David Attenborough. With specially commissioned photographs by Ben Osborne. (L.): BBC Books, (1993). Pp. [1]-224. Illustrated. 4to, blue cloth with silver lettering to spine. Vg in nicked, corner clipped dj.20.00 View more info

Is the Red Witch Dead? ill. card covers

By: FRASH, Bill.

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Lost Coast Press, 1998, ISBN:1882897234:

Seller ID: 56760


FRASH, Bill. Is the Red Witch Dead? (Fort Bragg, CA: Lost Coast Press, 1998). Pp 306. Illustrated with map. 8vo, illustrated card covers. This is a political thriller that centers around a sunken Japanese submarine and a fortune worth of gold bars. "Can sworn enemies rediscover the bonds of friendship in a post-war search for sunken treasure?" -from the cover. Covers rubbed, ow vg. 14.00 View more info

Down the Columbia. 1st US in dj

By: FREEMAN, Lewis R.

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Dodd, Mead and Company, NY, 1921,:

Seller ID: 74762


FREEMAN, Lewis R. Down the Columbia. New York: Dodd, Mead and Company, 1921. First Edition. Pp. [i]-xx,(8),1-383,(1), frontis., + 46 p. of plates. Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth with gilt lettering to front and spine. Toy 1338,Cassell 727. "The author, who has tried nearly every form of adventure in nearly every country of the world, for years had an ambition to voyage downthe Columbia River from its source to its mouth. Curiously enough, althoug h the Columbia is one of the world's great rivers, and perhaps the grandest, scenically, of any, there is no record that any man has ever made the ... View more info

Hunters of the Arctic. 1st UK in dj

By: FRISON-ROCHE, Roger. ORTZEN, Len. (Translated by). TAIRRAZ, Pierre. (Photographs by).

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Souvenir Press, 1969,:

Seller ID: 65976


FRISON-ROCHE, Roger. Hunters of the Arctic. Translated by Len Ortzen; photographs by Pierre Tairraz. (L.): Souvenir Press, (1969). First UK Edition. Pp 260 + [24] pp of plates. 8vo, blue cloth. In1966 two Frenchmen set out for northern Canada to live with and film the harsh reality of existence of the "the last hunters", the native peoples of the Northwest Territories. Vg in nicked dj. 25.00 View more info

General Motors Diesel : Instruction Book for Power Transmissions used in Marine Units.

By: General Motors Diesel Marine)

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Detroit Diesel Engine Division,, 1955,:

Seller ID: 67456


(General Motors Diesel Marine.). General Motors Diesel : Instruction Book for Power Transmissions used in Marine Units (Temporary). Detroit, Mich.: Detroit Diesel Engine Division, General Motors Corporation, 1955. Pp. [various pagings {180 pp}]. Illustrated with numerous photos and diagrams to text.4to, printed card covers; double column. Covers smudged, wrinkled, circula r stain to front, title page tape repaired and stained, previous name, musty smell, ow vg. 40.00 View more info

Image for Ultimate Voyage : A Book of Five Mariners. First Edition in dustjacket, Signed

Ultimate Voyage : A Book of Five Mariners. First Edition in dustjacket, Signed

By: GILKERSON, William GILKERSON, William.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Shambhala, 1998,: 1998

Seller ID: 66853

ISBN: 1570623643


GILKERSON, William. Ultimate Voyage : A Book of Five Mariners. Written and Illustrated by William Gilkerson. Boston & London : Shambhala, MCMXCVIII, 1998. First Printing. Pp (10),1-[313], (4) + colour frontispiece. Some illustrations in the text. 8vo, white cloth spine with blue paper-covered boards, copper lettering to spine. William Albert Gilkerson (b. July 25, 1936, Chicago, Illinois - d. November 29, 2015, Bridgewater, Nova Scotia), lived in Martins River, Mahone Bay, Lunenburg County, Nova Scotia. A nautical fiction blending marine history and metaphysical enq... View more info

Universitetets Oldsaksamling : The Viking Ship Finds. revised ed.

By: GJESSING, Gutorm.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: J. Petlitz Boktrykkeri (Rolf Rannem), , Oslo, 1955,:

Seller ID: 67367


GJESSING, Gutorm. Universitetets Oldsaksamling : The Viking Ship Finds. Oslo: J. Petlitz Boktrykkeri (Rolf Rannem), 1955. Revised Edition. Pp. 35 + [15] pp of plates. Illustrated with map to rear. Small 8vo, illustrated pale green card covers. From the library of Admiral Pullen, RCN. Spine browned as are edges, crease to cover, else vg. 18.00 View more info

Kayaks down the Nile. US in dj

By: GODDARD, John

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Brigham Young, 1979,:

Seller ID: 17772


GODDARD, John. Kayaks down the Nile. (Provo, Utah) : Brigham Young University Press, (1979). Pp 318. Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth. Cassell 777, Toy 1450. "Goddard considers his exploration of the Nile his greatest accomplishment. With two French explorer friends and in kayaks - conveyances associated with the Arctic rather than the equator - he traversed 4,145 miles of river: the world's longest." -from the dj. Vg in dj. 35.00 View more info