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Flags of the World : Past and Present: Their Story, and Associations. ex-lib.

By: GORDON, W. J. STOKOE, W. J.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Frederick Warne, London, 1915,:

Seller ID: 67661


GORDON, W. J. Flags of the World : Past and Present: Their Story, and Associations. With over 500 illustrations by W. J. Stokoe. L.: Frederick Warne, (1915). Pp. [i]-xvi,1-256, colour frontis., + 31 p. of colour plates. 8vo, blue cloth with gilt and black titles to front and spine. Of nautical interest: 3. Flags of the Navy, Army, and Public Departments, 7. Signal Flags. Ex-library (spine sticker, bookplate, pouch at rear, stamps), inner hinges cracked, spine ends nicked with one-inch split to head of front hinge. Internally bright. 30.00 View more info

Gram on Chartering Documents. 2nd in dj.

By: GRAM, Per BONNICK, Stanley

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Lloyd's of London Press, London, 1988, ISBN:1850442037:

Seller ID: 67114


GRAM, Per. Gram on Chartering Documents . Second Edition by S[tanley] Bonnick. L.: Lloyd's of London Press, 1988. Pp. [i]-xx,1-220. 8vo, dark grey cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Contents: 1. Voyage Charterparty - Study Document: Tankervoy 87, 2. Consecutive Voyages - Study Document: Interconsec76, 3. Time Charterparties - Study Documents: Intertanktime 80, Baltime 19 39, 4. Bareboat Charterparty - Study Document: Barecon B 1974, 5. Contractsof Affreightment ("COA") - Study Document: Intercoa 80, 6. Bills on Lading - Study Documents: Intankbill and Visconbill. With numerous appendi... View more info

In Search of a Character : Two African Journals. lacking mylar cover.

By: GREENE, Graham

Price: $80.00

Publisher: Viking Press, New York, 1962,:

Seller ID: 75165


GREENE, Graham. In Search of a Character : Two African Journals . New York:The Viking Press, (1962). Pp. [i]-xv,(1),[1]-93,(3). Decorated endpapers. 8vo, green cloth spine with swirl-patterned paper covered boards, gilt lettering to spine. "This is one of 600 advance copies of In Search of a Character, specially designed for friends of the author and the publishers, Christmas 1961." - from p.[i]. A selection of two of Greene's travel journals, containing experiences which played major roles in providing inspiration to two of his more popular novels. The first account, and serving as th... View more info

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Wake of the Perdido Star. First Edition in dustjacket

By: HACKMAN, Gene and Daniel LENIHAN LENIHAN, Daniel

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Newmarket Press, 1999,: 1999

Seller ID: 52858

ISBN: 1557043981


HACKMAN, Gene and Daniel LENIHAN. Wake of the Perdido Star. New York : Newmarket Press, (1999). First Printing. Pp (6),vii-viii,(6),3-384,(4). Map in text. 8vo, black cloth spine with green paper- covered boards, silver lettering to spine. Eugene Allen "Gene" Hackman (b. January 30, 1930, San Bernardino, California). Daniel John Lenihan (b. June 2, 1945, Huntington Long Island, New York), noted underwater archaeologist."A novel of shipwreck, pirates, and the sea." - from the front of the jacket. "A new writing team—actor Gene Hackman and o... View more info

Viking Ship Finds

By: HAGEN, Anders

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Universitetets Oldsaksamling, 1966,:

Seller ID: 65918


HAGEN, Anders. The Viking Ship Finds. Oslo: Universitetets Oldsaksamling, 1966. Pp. 38, (2), with twenty illustrations. Small 8vo, ill. card covers, blank spine. A small booklet describing artifacts from the Osberg, Gokstad and Tune Viking ships. Rubbed, else vg. 15.00 View more info

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Some Naval Yarns. no dj.

By: HALL, Mordaunt

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Doran, 1917,:

Seller ID: 32241


HALL, Mordaunt. Some Naval Yarns. NY: George H. Doran, 1917. Pp 107. Frontis, 6 leaves of plates. 8vo, blue cloth, ill. panel on front. A New York journalist's contemporary account of the Royal Navy's ongoing Great War effort. Hall got around: he flies over the North Sea in a seaplane, sweeps mines,visits training establishments, takes a Royal Navy ambulance train, patrol s in a submarine, and pays a visit to a lighthouse. Cloth rubbed and slightly worn at extremities, lightly soiled, else vg. 75.00 View more info

Silent Pilots : Figureheads in Mystic Seaport Museum

By: HAMILTON, Georgia W.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Mystic Seaport Museum, Mystic, CT, 1984, ISBN:0913372307:

Seller ID: 66845


HAMILTON, Georgia W. Silent Pilots : Figureheads in Mystic Seaport Museum .Mystic, CCT: Mystic Seaport Museum, 1984. Pp. [1]-114,(2). Illustrated. La rge 8vo, illustrated black card covers. A catalogue for an exhibition of ship figureheads at the Mystic Seaport Museum, Connecticut. Some edgewear, faint corner creasing, else vg. 25.00 View more info

Ships of the German Fleets 1848-1945. 1st UK in dj.

By: HANSEN, Hans Jürgen

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Hamlyn, 1974,:

Seller ID: 43243


HANSEN, Hans Jürgen. The Ships of the German Fleets 1848-1945. L: Hamlyn, (1974). First UK Edition. Pp 190. 4to, green cloth. "This richly illustratedwork is a comprehensive survey of the most important German warships from the earliest times to the end of the Second World War. It contains outstanding reproductions of paintings, watercolours and drawings by famous ship painters, as well as engravings, lithographs and many contemporary photographs." -from the dj. Rubbing and sunning to top and bottom edges, else vg inrubbed, torn, price-clipped dj. 60.00 View more info

Technology and Strategy: A Study in the Professional Thought of the U.S. Navy.

By: HATTENDORF, John B. Naval War College Review Volume XXIV, No. 3, November 1971. GUBBINGS, John S. CONNELL, Lewis E.

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Naval War College Review, 1971,:

Seller ID: 67594


HATTENDORF, John B. "Technology and Strategy: A Study in the Professional Thought of the U.S. Navy" An article in Naval War College Review, Volume XXIV, No. 3, November 1971. Pp 25-48. Newport, R.I.: Naval War College Review,1971. Pp. 88. Illustrated; double column. 8vo, blue illustrated card cover s. Also: "Special Duty Officer for Systems Analysis: A Proposal" by Lieutenant Commander John S. Gubbings, U.S. Navy; "Economic Imperatives Influencing Japan's Military Force Levels" by Commander Lewis E. Connell, U.S. Navy; "Who is the Commissar: Political Officers in th... View more info

No Ship May Sail. 2nd printing

By: HAYWOOD, Charles F.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Nichols-Ellis Press,, Lynn, Massachusetts, 1942,:

Seller ID: 66831


HAYWOOD, Charles F. No Ship May Sail. Lynn, Massachusetts: Nichols-Ellis Press, (1942). Second Printing. Pp 370. 8vo, blue cloth, black titles to spine and front. A novel about the American involvement in the Napoleonic Wars.Spine sunned, boards rubbed, dampstaining to endpapers, pages browning to edges, ow vg. 20.00 View more info

Sailing Barges. reprint.

By: HAZELL, Martin. Shire Album 13.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Shire Publications , 1986, ISBN:0852635842:

Seller ID: 66987


HAZELL, Martin. Sailing Barges. (Aylesbury, Bucks): Shire Publications Ltd., (1986). Reprint. Pp 251. Illustrated with photos, maps, and diagrams to text. 8vo, illustrated card covers. Shire Album 13. "This book is intended as a general introduction to sailing barges - it tells a little of their history, shows the main parts of the modern sailing barge and summarises the activities of the barges and those who sail them today. The southeast coast of England is the barge coast and mention is made of the barge centres and races. A number of quite rare historical pictures are included." -f... View more info

Face of the Deep. no dj

By: HEEZEN, Bruce C. and Charles D. HOLLISTER

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press, New York, 1971,:

Seller ID: 66684


HEEZEN, Bruce C. and Charles D. HOLLISTER. The Face of the Deep. N.Y.: Oxford University Press, 1971. Pp 659. Illustrated. 4to, blue cloth. Vg. 20.00 View more info

Palms and Planes in the New Hebrides

By: HEINL, Robert D., Jr. National Geographic, 86:2)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: National Geographic Society, Washington, 1944,:

Seller ID: 67411


HEINL, Robert D., Jr. "Palms and Planes in the New Hebrides" . An article in National Geographic, volume 86, number 2, pp. 229-256. Washington: National Geographic Society, 1944. Pp. (24),[129]-256,(8), including colour plates. Illustrated. Double column. 8vo, printed yellow and white wraps. Also includes: General H. H. Arnold's "The Aerial Invasion of Burma", "William H. Nicholas's "Gliders: Silent Weapons of the Sky", Luis Marden's "A Land of Lakes and Volcanoes", and La Verne Bradley's "Women at Work". Browned spine ends nicked, lightly spotted, e... View more info

Surfing. ill. paper covered boards

By: HEMMINGS, Fred

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap,, 1977, ISBN:9625937749:

Seller ID: 67109


HEMMINGS, Fred. Surfing. NY: Grosset & Dunlap, (1977). Pp 128. Illustrated with numerous b/w and/or colour photos, to text. 8vo, illustrated paper covered boards; white comb binding within. Fred Hemmings, an icon of the modern Hawaiian surfing movement, presents some of the historical background of the sport while delivering expert instructional information on various aspects of surfing. Covers rubbed, some indentations and wrinkling to lower edge rear board, ow very good. 30.00 View more info

Sailing with Esau. in dj

By: HINTON, Norman

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Blackwood, 1969,:

Seller ID: 16919


HINTON, Norman. Sailing with Esau. Illustrated by Jim Proudfoot. Edinburgh/L.: William Blackwood, 1969. Pp 208. 8vo, blue cloth. Toy 0840. "In this book, "Hinton", the author and imperturbable skipper, describes in a manner always amusing and frequently hilarious, their two-men-in-a-boat cruise in the 10-ton yawl-rigged yacht Circe." - from the dj. Includes cruises in Wales and Ireland. Vg in dj. 25.00 View more info

Before the Tide Turned. 1st UK in dj.

By: HODGKINSON, Hugh, Lieutenant Commander THORNHILL, Peter, Lieutenant Commander.

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Harrap, 1944,:

Seller ID: 40888


HODGKINSON, Hugh, Lieutenant Commander. Before the Tide Turned : The Mediterranean Experiences of a British Destroyer Officer in 1941. With illustrations by Lieutenant-Commander Peter Thornhill. L: George G. Harrap, ([October]1944). First Printing. Pp 242. 8vo, blue cloth. Law 0308. This is on slightly thinner paper than the second printing. The story of a "lean and difficult" year in the battle for mastery of the Mediterranean, written by an invalided officer of HMS Hotspur. Vg in chipped and torn dj. 85.00 View more info

Epitaph to the Lady : 30 Years After

By: HOLDER, William G. Air University Review, 24:3, March-April 1973)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: US GPO, Washington, 1973,:

Seller ID: 66764


HOLDER, William G. "Epitaph to the Lady : 30 Years After" . An article in Air University Review, vol. 24, no. 3, March-April 1973, pp. 41-50. Washington: US GPO, 1973. Pp. [1]-94,(2). Illustrated. Double column. 8vo, illustrated green wraps. An article about the crash of the B-24 fighter plane Lady Be Good in Libya. Also includes: Jonas L. Blank's "The Impact of Logistics upon Strategy", Curtis W. Tarr's "The Transformation of World Politics", Raymond J. Barrett's "U.N. Peacekeeping and U.S. National Security", Adrian Preston's "The 'New' Civil-Military Rela... View more info

Last Sailors : The Final Days of Working Sail. in dj.

By: HOLLANDER, Neil and Harold MERTES MERTES, Harold

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Angus and Robertson, in association with Channel Four Television Company Limited, North Ryde, New South Wales, 1984, ISBN:0207150001:

Seller ID: 67291


HOLLANDER, Neil and Harold MERTES. The Last Sailors : The Final Days of Working Sail . (North Ryde, New South Wales): Angus and Robertson, Publisher, in association with Channel Four Television Company Limited, (1984). Pp. [i]-xiv, (2),1-142,(2), + 16 p. of colour plates. Large 8vo, black cloth spine with black paper covered boards. "During a two-year voyage on board a ten-meter-long sailboat, traveling roughly 25,000 miles through the Atlantic, Pacific, and Indian oceans, [the authors] encountered a vanishing breed of sailors and craft. These men, who harness the wind and sea to gain thei... View more info

Last Sailors : The Final Days of Working Sail. 1st US in dj.

By: HOLLANDER, Neil and Harold MERTES MERTES, Harold

Price: $30.00

Publisher: St. Martin's Press, New York, 1984, ISBN:0312471394:

Seller ID: 70546


HOLLANDER, Neil and Harold MERTES. The Last Sailors : The Final Days of Working Sail . NY: St. Martin's Press, (1984). First US Printing. Pp. [i]-xiv,(2),1-142,(2), + 16 p. of colour plates. Illustrated. Large 8vo, black cloth spine with grey paper covered boards, metallic lettering to spine. "During a two-year voyage on board a ten-meter-long sailboat, traveling roughly 25,000 miles through the Atlantic, Pacific, and Indian oceans, [the authors]encountered a vanishing breed of sailors and craft. These men, who harness the wind and sea to gain their livelihood, are on the verge of extincti... View more info

Voyaging. new ed. in dj.

By: HOLMES, James William, Captain COUGHLAN, Nora, ed. MASEFIELD, John, foreword.

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Nautical/Harrap, 1970,:

Seller ID: 66416


HOLMES, James William, Captain. Voyaging : Fifty Years on the Seven Seas. Pen pictures and paintings by Captain James William Holmes; edited by his daughter Nora Coughlan; foreword by John Masefield. L: Nautical Pub. Co. in assoc. with George G. Harrap, (1970). New edition. Pp 206, col. frontis., 20pp plates. 8vo, blue cloth. The nautical memoirs of a famous late Victoria n merchant seaman, illustrated with his keenly-observed portraits of contemporary shipping. Smoke damaged to top edge, else vg in price-clipped dj. 22.00 View more info