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Safe Sea. 1st UK.

By: ABELL, Westcott, Sir

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Journal of Commerce, Charles Birchall Ltd., Liverpool, 1932,:

Seller ID: 70513


ABELL, Westcott, Sir. The Safe Sea . Liverpool: "The Journal of Commerce", Charles Birchall, Ltd., 1932. First Printing. Pp. (8),[1]-228,[i]-xxxi,(1),frontis., + 12 p. of plates. Illustrated. Large 8vo, blue cloth with gilt lettering to front and spine. Contents: 1. Ancient Ships, 2. The Sailing Ship, 3. The Measure of Safety, 4. Seaworthiness, 5. Types of Ships, 6. Structures of Ships, 7. Ancient Sea Laws, 8. Loadlines for Cargo Ships, 9. Loadlines for Passenger Ships, 10. Modern Life-saving Appliances, 11. The Growthof the Steamer, 12. The Sea Spirit. Moderate light staining to board... View more info

Surgeon's Log : Impression of the Far East. 16 imp. in dj

By: ABRAHAM, J. Johnston

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Chapman and Hall, 1929,:

Seller ID: 50848


ABRAHAM, J. Johnston. The Surgeon's Log : Impression of the Far East. L.: Chapman and Hall, (1929). Sixteenth Impression. Pp 302, including frontis. +[7] pp of plates. 8vo, blue cloth. A bored young doctor signs on a merchan t vessel for a chance to find his place in the sun. Here in lies his impressions of the Far East just before the decline of the British Empire. Lightly cocked, slight wear to edges, foxing to text block edges, previous owner's bookplate to ffep, ow vg. Dust jacket has a attractive colored illustration, slightly rubbed with small vertical tear to head of spine on rear fold.... View more info

British Columbia Chronicle, 1778-1846 : Adventures by Sea and Land. dampstained.

By: AKRIGG, G.P.V. and Helen B. AKRIGG

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Discovery Press, Vancouver, BC, 1975, ISBN:0919624022:

Seller ID: 76909


AKRIGG, G.P.V. and Helen B. AKRIGG. British Columbia Chronicle, 1778-1846 :Adventures by Sea and Land. (Vancouver, BC): Discovery Press, 1975. Pp. [i ]-xv,(1),1-429,(3), tipped in frontispiece, + 24 p. of plates. Map endpapers. Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. A survey of the early exploration of the British Columbia coastline and interior. Minor dampstain to fore-edge of the bulk of the volume, else vg. 35.00 View more info

Martha's Vineyard : An Elegy. 1st in dj.

By: ALLEN, Everett S.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Little, Brown and Company, Boston, 1982, ISBN:0316032573:

Seller ID: 70476


ALLEN, Everett S. Martha's Vineyard : An Elegy . Boston: Little, Brown and Company, (1982). First Printing. Pp. [i]-viii,(2),[1]-308,(2). Illustrated.8vo, green cloth spine with tan paper covered boards, gilt decoration to f ront and gilt lettering to spine. A survey of the social life and customs, as well as the nautical heritage, of the island of Martha's Vineyard, off the Massachusetts coast. Minor spotting to top edge, else vg in short hinge-split dj. 20.00 View more info

American Ephemeris and Nautical Almanac for the Year 1914

By: Almanac - Navigation]

Price: $20.00

Publisher: US GPO, Washington, DC, 1911,:

Seller ID: 69712


[Almanac - Navigation]. The American Ephemeris and Nautical Almanac for theYear 1914 . Published by the Nautical Almanac Office, U.S. Naval Observato ry, by direction of the Secretary of the Navy and under the authority of Congress. Washington: US GPO, 1911. Pp. [i]-xvi,[1]-742. 8vo, blue cloth withgilt lettering to spine. Ex-library (spine numbers, stamps), rear hinge cr acked, spine ends worn, else vg. 20.00 View more info

Dolphins. 3rd in dj.

By: ALPERS, Antony

Price: $18.00

Publisher: John Murray, London, 1970, ISBN:0719500265:

Seller ID: 70893


ALPERS, Antony. Dolphins . London: John Murray, (1970). Third Impression. Pp. (8),[1]-251,(1), + 16 p. of plates. Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated green cloth boards in like jacket. A survey of the role of dolphins in Greek and Roman culture, the study of their behaviour in the present-day, and their interactions with humans in stories and the fishery business. With appendices. Spot to ffep, top edge spotted, else vg in spine-nicked dj. 18.00 View more info

Navy Yearbook. 1st US in dj

By: ANDREWS, Phillip and Leonard ENGEL (eds.) ENGEL, Leonard

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Duell, Sloan and Pearce, 1944,:

Seller ID: 18236


ANDREWS, Phillip and Leonard ENGEL (eds.). Navy Yearbook. N.Y.: Duell, Sloan and Pearce, (1944). First Edition. Pp (8),1-376. Illustrated. Double column. Large oblong 8vo, blue cloth. "Printed in sheet fed gravure on fine antique paper, Navy Yearbook portrays in word and photographs a vivid, memorable picture of the navies of the world." - from the dj. Contents : Naval Chronology - World War II; Battle of the Atlantic; U.S. Navy to World War II; U.S. Naval Construction; U.S. Coast Guard; U.S. Naval Aviation; Great Britain; U.S.S.R.; France; Italy; Germany; Japan; Data Section - United ... View more info

Voyage Round the World. no dj.

By: ANSON, Lord MASEFIELD, John, intro.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Dent, 1942,:

Seller ID: 70536


ANSON, Lord. A Voyage Round the World in the years 1740-4. [With an introduction by John Masefield]. L: Dent, (1942). Reprint. Pp 384. Small 8vo, green cloth. The Everyman's Library edition of Anson's account of his circumnavigation of attrition during which, despite wild misadventure, he managed tostrike forcefully against the Spanish in the Pacific. Very good. 12.00 View more info

Arctic Development Digest : May/June, 1969 : Vol. 1, No. 1

By: Arctic Development Digest)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Canadian Century Publishers, Montreal, 1969,:

Seller ID: 70514


(Arctic Development Digest). Arctic Development Digest : May/June, 1969 : Vol. 1, No. 1 . Montreal: Canadian Century Publishers, 1969. Pp. [1]-31,(1).8vo, printed stapled grey wraps. Includes: "A Stirring in the Arctic: The 20th Century's Greatest Saga?", "An Invitation to the Bold: Mining in Canada's North", "Bonanza of Arctic Oil: From Hudson Bay to Alaska", "The ArcticShelf and Sovereignty: Who owns this land?", "The Arctic Institute of Nort h America: It plays an important role in the Arctic", "Who Conquered the Northwest Passage? Why can't histo... View more info

Sea Affair : An Autobiography. in dj.

By: BAILLIE, D.G.O., Captain

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Hutchinson, 1957,:

Seller ID: 29070


BAILLIE, D.G.O., Captain. A Sea Affair: An Autobiography. L: Hutchinson, (1957). Pp (6),vix,(1),11-290, portrait frontispiece+ 14 p of photographs. Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth. Law 0667, NMM II:256. The memoirs of a long-serving P & O officer and World War Two Merchant Navy captain. Chapters : 1. Worcester Cadet; 2. First Ship [the Pera]; 3. First War; 4. Watch-Keeper; 5.Spell Ashore; 6. Chief Officer; 7. Armed Merchant Cruiser [H.M.S. Carthage ]; 8. Back to the Red Ensign; 9. First Command; 10. Return to Trade; 11. Arabia Felix; 12. Third War; 13. About Crews; 14. Last Command; 15. The Sea A... View more info

History and Development of the Port of Blyth, Northumberland

By: BALDWIN, C.E. RIDLEY, M.W., Sir)

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Andrew Reid & Company, Limited, Newcastle upon Tyne, 1929,:

Seller ID: 76681


BALDWIN, C.E. The History and Development of the Port of Blyth, Northumberland. Newcastle upon Tyne: Andrew Reid & Company, Limited, Printers, 1929. Pp (2),iii-viii,1-141,(1), colour frontispiece (reproduction of John Storey's watercolour, "Buck's Hill Mill") + 3 leaves of plates, 9 leaves of coloured maps and facsimiles at rear (some folding) + folding plan in pocket at rear. 8vo, brown cloth. Chapters : 1. Early History of the River and Salt Trade, 1138-1635; 2. Commencement of the Coal Trade, 1590-1692; 3. Development of Coal Trade, 1709-1734; 4. Shipbuilding and General Trade, 1745... View more info

Captain Cook in Hawaii. in dj.

By: BARROW, Terence COOK, James, Captain)

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Island Heritage Collection, Norfolk Island, Australia, 1978, ISBN:0896100634:

Seller ID: 69361


BARROW, Terence. Captain Cook in Hawaii . (Norfolk Island, Australia): The Island Heritage Collection, (1978). Pp. (12),[1]-202,(2). Illustrated. Oblong 8vo, blue cloth with light blue lettering to front and spine. A chronicle of Captain James Cook's exploration of Hawaii, from his discovery of the inhabited islands on an early voyage, to his interactions with the natives,to his tragic death after a disturbance on the island in 1779. Vg in nicke d dj. 45.00 View more info

Ships of the Great Lakes : 300 Years of Navigation. in dj.

By: BARRY, James P.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Howell-North Books, Berkeley, CA, 1973,:

Seller ID: 75591


BARRY, James P. Ships of the Great Lakes : 300 Years of Navigation . Berkeley, CA: Howell-North Books, (1973). Pp. [1]-256. Illustrated. Double column. Map endpapers. 4to, grey cloth with brownish lettering to front and spine. "Explorers, voyageurs, merchants, travelers and fighting men have ranged the Lakes, and the ships in their service evolved with new designs to more perfectly suit them. More than 90 ships and types are described with capsule narratives of their working lives, moments of fame and often dramatic deaths." - from the rear cover. A couple of minor incidents of foxing,... View more info

Towards Greater Value : Enhancing Eastern Canada's Seafood Industry

By: BEAUDIN, Maurice Maritime Series Monographs 9)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Canadian Institute for Research on Regional Development, Moncton, 2001, ISBN:0886590736:

Seller ID: 60616


BEAUDIN, Maurice. Towards Greater Value : Enhancing Eastern Canada's Seafood Industry . (Moncton, NB): The Canadian Institute for Research on RegionalDevelopment, (2001). Pp. 277. 8vo, printed white and blue card covers. Mar itimes Series Monographs, No. 9. Vg. 15.00 View more info

Ships -- and People. 1st UK.

By: BEAUMONT, J.C.H.

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Geoffrey Bles, London, 0,:

Seller ID: 76280


BEAUMONT, J.C.H. Ships -- and People. London: Geoffrey Bles, [n.d. - ca. 1920s]. First UK Printing. Pp. [i]-ix,(1),11-298,(2), port. frontis., + 11 p.of plates. Illustrated. 8vo, maroon cloth with pressed lettering to front and gilt lettering to spine. The memoirs of a surgeon aboard some of the most prominent vessels of the White Star Line, including the Baltic and the Majestic. This volume chronicles not only his time spent aboard the greatestships to sail the seas in the early part of the twentieth century, but als o his interactions with the people who served and travelled aboard them, ins... View more info

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Port of London 1909-1934. white paper covered boards

By: BELL, Alan

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Port of London Authority, 1934,:

Seller ID: 54617


BELL, Alan. Port of London 1909-1934. L.: The Port of London Authority, 1934. Pp 74, including frontis., + 17 pp of plates and 1 tri-colour folding map of the extensions and improvements of the London Docks. Large 8vo, white paper covered boards with gilt to upper board and [5] (4 1/4 " X 6 ½") photos and [1] (5 3/4" X 7 3/4") photo of the Docks, (pertinent information hand printed to rear of photos and authorized by the "Port of London Authority") laid in. Cohen, The Thames, 1580-1980: A General Bibliography p.126. "Onthe last day of March, 1909, the Port of Londo... View more info

Said Noble River

By: BELL, Alan

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Port of London Authority, London, 1937,:

Seller ID: 70324


BELL, Alan. The Said Noble River . (L.: Port of London Authority, 1937). Pp. [1]-82,(6), frontis., 1 folding map at rear, including plates. Illustrated. Large 8vo, illustrated blue paper covered boards with golden-coloured lettering to front and blank spine. Cohen, The Thames, 1580-1980: A General Bibliography p.126. A survey of the importance of the Thames in the 1930s. Contents: 1. England's High Street, 2. Rome on Thames, 3. The Amazing Bridge, 4. Make Way for the King, 5. Commerce Crowds the Stream, 6. George V - George VI. Rubbed, a bit musty, minor bumping to corners, faint staining to r... View more info

Ben Line : The Story of a Merchant Fleet at War 1939-1945. in dj.

By: BEN LINE)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Thomas Nelson, 1946,:

Seller ID: 56121


(BEN LINE). Ben Line : The Story of a Merchant Fleet at War 1939-1945. London: Thomas Nelson and Sons, (1946). Pp. [i]-xi,1-107,(1), frontis., + 1 plate. Map endpapers. 8vo, mustard cloth, red lettering to spine, flag decoration to front. The map to the front endpapers note the locations of shippingcasualties in the North Sea, Atlantic Ocean & Western Mediterranean. The m ap to rear endpapers show the shipping casualties in the Eastern Mediterranean, Indian Ocean and the China Sea. This is the record of the Ben Line of Edinburgh and Leith during World War II. "It is a record of how in 1939... View more info

Thames : A Picture Book. UK in dj

By: BERGSTROM, Theo

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Bergstrom + Boyle Books, 1975,:

Seller ID: 21120


BERGSTROM, Theo. The Thames : A Picture Book. L.: Bergstrom + Boyle Books, (1975). Pp 124. Illustrated. 4to, green cloth. Slightly cocked, else vg in dj (a few short closed tears). 25.00 View more info

Scourge of the Indies : Buccaneers, Corsairs & Filibusters. Ltd ed

By: BESSON, Maurice. THORNTON, Everard (trans.)

Price: $250.00

Publisher: George Routledge and Sons, London, 1929,:

Seller ID: 30689


BESSON, Maurice. The Scourge of the Indies : Buccaneers, Corsairs & Filibusters . From original texts and contemporary engravings. Translated by Everard Thornton. L. : George Routledge & Sons, 1929. (Printed by F. Van Buggenhourdt, s.a., Bruxelles). Pp. [i]-x,[1]-330,(4), + 5 p. of colour plates printed on stiffer paper. Illustrated. Large 8vo, red cloth with gilt lettering to spine. One of a Limited Edition of 960 copies for the UK. Contents: 1.The Origins of the Brothers of the Coast; 2. The "Custom of the Coast", 3. Some portraits of great filibusters: i. Montbars the Exterminator a... View more info