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Birdie's Lighthouse. 1st in dj.

By: HOPKINSON, Deborah ROOT, Kimberly Bulken.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Atheneum , 1997, ISBN:0689810520:

Seller ID: 29029


HOPKINSON, Deborah. Birdie's Lighthouse; illustrated by Kimberly Bulcken Root. (NY): Atheneum Books for Young Readers, (1997). First Printing. Pp 32. Tall 8vo, ill. card covered boards. A handsome illustrated book for young people based on the actual experiences of nineteenth century lightkeepers' children. Vg in dj. 12.50 View more info

Night of the Caribou. 1st pr

By: HOW, Douglas

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Lancelot, 1988, ISBN:0889994102:

Seller ID: 51031


HOW, Douglas. Night of the Caribou. Hantsport : Lancelot Press, (1988). First Printing. Pp (3),4-153,(1) + 14 pp of illustrations. 8vo, card covers. The events of October 13-14, 1942 and the fate of the Nova Scotia to Newfoundland ferry sunk by a German submarine. Name, else vg. 12.00 View more info

Argonauts of '49: History and Adventures of the Emigrant Companies from Massachusetts 1849-1850. 1st pr no dj.

By: HOWE, Octavius Thorndike

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Harvard UP, 1923,:

Seller ID: 31927


HOWE, Octavius Thorndike. Argonauts of '49: History and Adventures of the Emigrant Companies from Massachusetts 1849-1850. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1923. First Printing. Pp 221. Frontis., 8 leaves of plates. Large8vo, blue spine with pale blue boards. A privileged glimpse of life during the California Gold Rush: of the passages, both marine and overland, of th e battles with the Horn, of conditions in the South American ports and in San Francisco, and of the work on the digs. Based on letters and journals ofcontemporary voyagers, and on the papers of the companies formed to transp ... View more info

Resolutions and Other Decisions : Assembly : Third Extraordinary Session, 28 November - 30 November 1966 : Fifth Session, 17 October - 26 October 1967

By: IMCO) Publications of the Inter-Governmental Maritime Consultative Organization) Inter-Governmental Maritime Consultative Organization)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Inter-Governmental Maritime Consultative Organization, London, 1967,:

Seller ID: 66766


(IMCO). Inter-Governmental Maritime Consultative Organization. Resolutions and Other Decisions : Assembly : Third Extraordinary Session, 28 November -30 November 1966 : Fifth Session, 17 October - 26 October 1967. L.: Inter- Governmental Maritime Consultative Organization, 1967. Pp. 142. 4to, printed stapled blue card covers with blue cloth tape spine, black lettering to front. Publications of the Inter-Governmental Maritime Consultative Organization. 1" chip missing from cloth tape at head of spine, ow vg. 25.00 View more info

Resolutions and Other Decisions : Assembly : Second Extraordinary Session,10 September - 15 September 1964 : Fourth Session, 15 September - 28 Septe mber 1965

By: IMCO) Publications of the Inter-Governmental Maritime Consultative Organization) Inter-Governmental Maritime Consultative Organization)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Inter-Governmental Maritime Consultative Organization, London, 1965,:

Seller ID: 66765


(IMCO). Inter-Governmental Maritime Consultative Organization. Resolutions and Other Decisions : Assembly : Second Extraordinary Session, 10 September- 15 September 1964 : Fourth Session, 15 September - 28 September 1965. L. : Inter-Governmental Maritime Consultative Organization, 1965. Pp. 60. 4to,printed stapled blue card covers with blue cloth tape spine, black letteri ng to front. Publications of the Inter-Governmental Maritime Consultative Organization. Vg. 25.00 View more info

Maritime South Africa: A Pictorial History. in dj.

By: INGPEN, Brian PABST, Robert.

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Jane's, New York, 1985, ISBN:0869772171:

Seller ID: 29151


INGPEN, Brian and Robert PABST. Maritime South Africa: A Pictorial History.NY: Jane's, (1985). 4to, pictorial cloth. An illustrated survey of South A frican maritime history, with sections on ports, naval forces, liner traffic, mercantile trade, shipwrecks, and fisheries. Slight shelfwear, else vg in rubbed dj with small tear at head of spine. 95.00 View more info

Portsmouth Letters. no dj.

By: JAMES, W.M., Admiral Sir

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Macmillan, 1946,:

Seller ID: 66744


JAMES, W.M., Admiral Sir. The Portsmouth Letters. L: Macmillan, 1946. Pp 285, frontis., [7] leaves plates. 8vo, blue cloth. Law 0703. "These letters were written to a friend at irregular intervals throughout the War when the writer was Commander-in-Chief, Portsmouth, and, later, Chief of Naval Information and M.P. for Portsmouth North. In each letter Sir William reviewed the progress of the war and commented on current affairs; so, collected, they constitute a brief history of the War up to the defeat of Germany, in an original form." -from the dj. Cloth rubbed, top two inches of ffep ... View more info

Jane's Naval Review. 6th yr. in dj

By: Jane's) MOORE, John, ed.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Jane's, 1987, ISBN:0710604483:

Seller ID: 26097


(Jane's). Jane's Naval Review. Edited by Captain John Moore. Sixth year of issue. (L.) : Jane's, (1987). Pp 176. Lg 8vo, blue cloth. Vg in dj. 25.00 View more info

Discoverers and Explorers in Canada 1497-1763

By: JEFFREYS, Charles W. (drawings) PARKS, Malcolm G.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Imperial Oil Limited, 0,:

Seller ID: 67254


JEFFREYS, Charles W. Discoverers and Explorers in Canada 1497-1763. A portfolio prepared for teachers of Canadian history with text by Malcolm G. Parks. N. pl.: Imperial Oil Limited, n. d. Eight folded sheets with black & white plates and accompanying text to each in folder. Double column. 4to, greyprinted card folder. Portfolio Number I. Plates are entitled: John Cabot s ighting North America, 1497; Cartier meets the Indians of the St. Lawrence,1535; Champlain supervising the building of the Habitation at Port Royal, 1605; Champlain taking an observation with the Astrolabe, on the Ottawa, 161... View more info

New Norway : On the verge of a new millennium

By: JERMAN, Gunnar GOODERHAM, Rolf (trans.)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Norwegian trade Council, 1997, ISBN:8272170787:

Seller ID: 67409


JERMAN, Gunnar. New Norway : On the verge of a new millennium . Translated by Rolf Gooderham. [N.pl.]: Norwegian Trade Council, (1997). Pp. (2),[1]-157,(5). Illustrated. Double and triple column. Large 8vo, blue cloth with silver lettering to spine. A promotional volume for Norway's business and culture, leading into the 21st century. Includes brief sections dealing with shipbuilding, fisheries, and shipping. Vg in nicked, edgeworn dj. 30.00 View more info

Welcome aboard. 5th US in dj

By: JOHNSON, Florence Ridgely

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Naval Institute, 1960,:

Seller ID: 23771


JOHNSON, Florence Ridgely. Welcome aboard : A Service Manual for the Naval Officer's Wife. Annapolis, MD : United States Naval Institute, (1960). Fifth Edition. Pp 273. 8vo, blue cloth. "And like any other loyal Navy wife, Mrs. Johnson accompanied her husband from country to country and place to place, moving on an average of every two years or less. Hence she acquired intimate first hand experience not only of naval customs and social usage, butalso with packing, moving, making new homes and new friends, and handling the complications of business and legal affairs that every wife has to h... View more info

Wildflowers of Chruchill and the Hudson Bay Region.

By: JOHNSON, Karen L. FAIRFIELD, Linda. TAYLOR, Robert R. (photographs by)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Manitoba Museum of Man and Nature,, 1987, ISBN:0920704158:

Seller ID: 67242


JOHNSON, Karen L. Wildflowers of Churchill and the Hudson Bay Region. Illustrated by Linda Fairfield; photographs by Robert R. Taylor. Winnipeg, Man.:Manitoba Museum of Man and Nature, 1987. Pp. 400. Illustrated with b/w dra wings to endpapers and text; numerous colour photos to text, with correspondingly opposite, description of flower presented. 8vo, ill. card covers, white titles to black spine. An excellent reference guide for identifying themany wildflowers native to the Churchill and Hudson Bay Region. Worn, corn ers bumped, frayed and dog-eared, spine ends chipped, previous name, ow goo... View more info

Pathfinders of the North in dj

By: JONES, Lawrence F. and George LONN LONN, George TRUDEAU, Pierre-Eliott, introduction DIEFENBAKER, John G., essay

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Pitt Publishing, 1970,:

Seller ID: 48683


JONES, Lawrence F. and George LONN. Pathfinders of the North. With and introductory note by Prime Minister Pierre-Elliott Trudeau and an essay by Right Hon. John G Diefenbaker. T.: Pitt Publishing, (1970). Pp 274, including maps and drawings, b/w and color photographs, some full page. Tall 8vo, green/black cloth. "In recent times the lure of minerals - petroleum, copper, native sulphur, iron, nickel, asbestos, and others - has developed a new kind of explorer. Their search for natural wealth has opened the eyes of the Canadians to the treasure house that is theirs on the mainland North and... View more info

H.M.S. Fidelity. in dj.

By: JULLIAN, Marcel

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Souvenir Press, 1957,:

Seller ID: 32975


JULLIAN, Marcel. H.M.S. Fidelity. L: Souvenir Press, 1957. Pp 204. Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth. Law 0861. An account of a French merchant vessel and crew whose gallantry early in World War Two persuaded the Admiralty to enlist her as a Q-Ship under the name HMS Fidelity. Owner's signature else vg in rubbed dj. 60.00 View more info

Trudeau Vector. 1st pr.

By: JURJEVICS, Juris

Price: $13.50

Publisher: McArthur and Company, Toronto, 2005, ISBN:1552785254:

Seller ID: 67340


JURJEVICS, Juris. The Trudeau Vector . Toronto: McArthur and Company, (2005). First Printing. Pp. (10),1-402,(4). 8vo, illustrated pale blue card covers. A geopolitical thriller set in the arctic by the Latvian-born American author. Vg. 13.50 View more info

Adrift in the Arctic Ice Pack.

By: KANE, Elisha Kent KEPHART, Horace (ed.) Outing Adventure Library GRINNELL, Henry)

Price: $80.00

Publisher: Outing Publishing Co, New York, 1916,:

Seller ID: 67538


KANE, Elisha Kent. Adrift in the Arctic Ice Pack. From the History of the First U.S. Grinnell Expedition in Search of Sir John Franklin. Edited by Horace Kephart. NY: Outing Publishing Co., MCMXVI [1916]. Pp 402, including double map frontis. Illustrated with pictorial endpapers, drawings to text. 8vo, blue cloth with white lettering to spine and front, also gilt dec. to spine and front. Outing Adventure Library series. Light wear to extremities,top right corner bumped, spine fading, ow vg. 80.00 View more info

Corollary to the Duncan Report

By: KEEFER, Frank H.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Canadian Deep Waterways Association, Windsor, ON, 1926,:

Seller ID: 67632


KEEFER, Frank H. "A Corollary to the Duncan Report" . Windsor, ON: The Canadian Deep Waterways Association, [1926]. Pp. [1]-20. 8vo, stapled printed grey card covers. One-inch split to tail of spine, some pencilling, else vg.$25.00 View more info

Gunpowder : Alchemy, Bombards, and Pyrotechnics : The History of the Explosive that Changed the World. in dj.

By: KELLY, Jack

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Basic Books, New York, 2004, ISBN:0465037189:

Seller ID: 67587


KELLY, Jack. Gunpowder : Alchemy, Bombards, and Pyrotechnics : The History of the Explosive that Changed the World . NY: Basic Books, (2004). First Printing. Pp. [i]-x,1-261,(1). Illustrated. 8vo, pale brown paper covered spine with brown paper covered boards. The history of "one of humanity's more critical inventions", created by Chinese alchemists in the tenth century, that, as Francis Bacon declared, "changed the whole face and state of thingsthroughout the world." Includes information on the importance of gunpowder throughout major battles on land and sea. Remainder mark to... View more info

Seamanship Notes. card covers

By: KEMP, J. F. & Peter YOUNG YOUNG, P

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Kandy Publications, 1961,:

Seller ID: 66521


KEMP, J. F. & Peter YOUNG. Seamanship Notes (Notes for the B. O. T. Examinations). (Kenley, Surrey) : Kandy Publications, (1961). Pp 80. 8vo stapled printed card covers. Toy 1999. Covers rubbed, else vg. 18.00 View more info

Lost World : Rewriting prehistory - how new science is tracing America's ice age mariners. 1st in dj.

By: KOPPEL, Tom

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Atria Books, 2003, ISBN:0743453573:

Seller ID: 66697


KOPPEL, Tom. Lost World : Rewriting prehistory - how new science is tracingAmerica's ice age mariners. NY: Atria Books, (2003). First Edition. Pp 300 + [8] pp of plates. 8vo, black cloth spine with white paper covered boards . "Tom Koppel takes readers along with the scientists under the sea, into caves and out to the remote offshore islands of Alaska, British Columbia, and California. Presenting detailed and growing evidence for ancient coastal migration, he shows how new methods of dating, underwater imaging and biochemical analysis support conclusions based on more traditional scientifi... View more info