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Aircraft Carriers. in dj.

By: PRESTON, Antony

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Bison Books, 1982, ISBN:0861240677:

Seller ID: 30013


PRESTON, Antony. Aircraft Carriers. (Greenwich, Conn.): Bison Books, (1982). Pp 64. Illustrated. 4to, navy cloth. A brief illustrated introduction to the development of carrier-based aviation. Slightly rubbed, else vg in dj. 12.00 View more info

Illustrated History of the Navies of World War II. UK in dj

By: PRESTON, Antony BATCHELOR, John MAYER, S.L.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Hamlyn, A Bison Book, 1976, ISBN:0600365697:

Seller ID: 26047


PRESTON, Antony. An Illustrated History of the Navies of World War II. Withspecial drawings by John Batchelor. Introduced and Edited by S.L. Mayer. L .: Hamlyn, A Bison Book, (1976). Pp 224. Illustrated. Triple column. 4to, blue cloth. Law 0035. Chapters : 1. The Royal Navy 1939-41; 2. The Italian and French Navies; 3. Naval Operations September 1939 - December 1941; 4. The German Navy; 5. The US Navy; 6. The Imperial Japanese Navy; 7. The Battleof the Atlantic; 8. Amphibious Warfare; 9. Midway to Okinawa. Vg in dj. 30 .00 View more info

Aircraft Carriers. 4th US pbk

By: PRESTON, Antony Modern Military Techniques series

Price: $10.00

Publisher: 1986,:

Seller ID: 24062


PRESTON, Antony. Aircraft Carriers. Illustrations by Tony Gibbons, Peter Sarson, [and] Tony Bryan. Minneapolis : Lerner Publications Company, (First Avenue Editions, 1986). Fourth US Printing. Pp 48. Illustrated. Lg 8vo, cardcovers. In the juvenile series Modern Military Techniques. Vg. 10.00 View more info

Racing Dinghy Handling : A Complete Guide. 2nd in dj.

By: PROCTOR, Ian

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Robert Ross & Co., in association with George G. Harrap, Southampton, 1951,:

Seller ID: 73958


PROCTOR, Ian. Racing Dinghy Handling : A Complete Guide. Southampton: Robert Ross & Co., in association with George G. Harrap, (1951). Revised Second Edition. Pp. [1]-115,(1). Illustrated. Illustrated endpapers. 8vo, blue cloth with silver decoration to front and silver lettering to spine. Toy 4125:"Comprehensive, literate, and useful." Name tag, some edge-browning, bookp late, else vg in rubbed, nicked, closed-torn, unclipped dj. 18.00 View more info

Racing Dinghy Handling : A Complete Guide. 3rd in dj.

By: PROCTOR, Ian

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Adlard Coles, in association with George G. Harrap, London, 1953,:

Seller ID: 74124


PROCTOR, Ian. Racing Dinghy Handling : A Complete Guide. London: Adlard Coles, in association with George G. Harrap, (1953). Third Edition. Pp. [1]-120. Illustrated. Illustrated endpapers. 8vo, blue cloth with silver decoration to front and silver lettering to spine. Toy 4125: "Comprehensive, literate, and useful." Spine ends sunned, gift inscription, else vg in rubbed, chipped, unclipped dj. 16.00 View more info

Mr. Punch Afloat: The Humours of Boating and Sailing

By: PUNCH) HAMMERTON, J.A., editor. TENNIEL, John, Sir. DU MAURIER, George.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Educational Book Co., 0,:

Seller ID: 27178


(Punch). Mr. Punch Afloat : The Humours of Boating and Sailing; as picturedby Sir John Tenniel, George du Maurier, John Leech, Charles Keene, Phil Ma y, L. Raven-Hill, Linley Sambourne, G.D. Armour, A.S. Boyd, J.Bernard Partridge, and others. (L): Educational Book Co., (n.d.). Pp 191. 8vo, ribbed maroon cloth, t.e.g., gilt dec. to front, gilt lettering to spine. See Toy 5541 for a similar Punch collection. An Anglophilic appreciation of the absurdities of nautical endeavour; despite its subject matter, the tone is, well, dry: "NAUTICAL MANOEUVRES (Described by a Landlubber) Wearing a Ship.... View more info

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Job and the Tools

By: QUISPEL, Hubert V.

Price: $130.00

Publisher: Netherlands United Shipbuilding Bureaux, 1960,:

Seller ID: 40578


QUISPEL, Hubert V. The Job and the Tools. Rotterdam : The Netherlands United Shipbuilding Bureaux, 1960. Pp 184. Illustrated. Large 8vo, green vinyl covers. An illustrated account of the operations of the Royal Netherlands Navy in the Second World War. Small penned note & rubber stamp on title-page,else vg. 130.00 View more info

Rhine, The. 1st US in dj

By: REES, Goronwy Great Rivers of the World

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Putnam, 1967,:

Seller ID: 21731


REES, Goronwy. The Rhine. N.Y.: G.P. Putnam's Sons, (1967). First US Edition. Pp 186. Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth. In the Great Rivers of the World series. Contents : 1. The River; 2. The Swiss Rhine (The Sources - The Swabian Rhine - The Aar); 3. The Upper German Rhine (Basle to Bingen - Neckar toMain); 4. The RhineGorge (Moselle to Meuse - The Gorge); 5. The Lower Rhin e (The German Plain - The Delta); 6. Legends; 7. Art in the Rhine; 8. War and Peace.Vg in rubbed dj. 20.00 View more info

Rhine, The. 1st US in dj

By: REES, Goronwy Great Rivers of the World

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Putnam, 1967,:

Seller ID: 77382


REES, Goronwy. The Rhine. N.Y.: G.P. Putnam's Sons, (1967). First US Edition. Pp 186. Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth. In the Great Rivers of the World series. Contents : 1. The River; 2. The Swiss Rhine (The Sources - The Swabian Rhine - The Aar); 3. The Upper German Rhine (Basle to Bingen - Neckar toMain); 4. The RhineGorge (Moselle to Meuse - The Gorge); 5. The Lower Rhin e (The German Plain - The Delta); 6. Legends; 7. Art in the Rhine; 8. War and Peace. Vg in rubbed dj. 14.00 View more info

Jesse Hartley : Dock Engineer to the Port of Liverpool 1824-60

By: RITCHIE-NOAKES, Nancy Merseyside County Museums.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Merseyside County Museums, 1980,:

Seller ID: 32360


RITCHIE-NOAKES, Nancy. Jesse Hartley: Dock Engineer to the Port of Liverpool 1824-60. (Liverpool): Merseyside County Museums, (1980). Pp 60. Illustrated. Square 8vo, ill. card covers. A wonderfully-illustrated introduction tothe work of this superlative Victorian engineer. Slightly rubbed and soile d else vg. 25.00 View more info

River Studies and Recommendations on Improvement of Niger and Benue

By: Riverine Engineering - Nigeria) NEDECO. Netherlands Engineering Consultants.

Price: $240.00

Publisher: North-Holland Pub. Co., 1959,:

Seller ID: 32895


(Riverine Engineering - Nigeria). River Studies and Recommendations on Improvement of Niger and Benue ; by Nedeco; Netherlands Engineering ConsultantsThe Hague. Amsterdam: North-Holland Pub. Co., 1959. Pp 1000. 52 folding pl ates, 2 folding maps in pocket at rear. 4to, grey cloth. "We have pleasure in submitting herewith the Report on the Investigation of the Niger and Benue Rivers, for consideration by the Government of the Federation of Nigeria. Our special mission, consisting of twelve expert engineers stationed in Nigeria during three years, has made a comprehensive study of these two ... View more info

Islands. 1st US in dj

By: ROBINSON, Bill

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Dodd, Mead & Co., New York, 1985, ISBN:0396084974:

Seller ID: 20566


ROBINSON, Bill. Islands. N.Y.: Dodd, Mead & Co., (1985). First Edition. Pp 228. Illustrated. 8vo, brown cloth spine. Toy 2974 : "An evocation of islands and the island state of mind". Contents : The Greek Islands; The Mediterranean; Northern Europe; East of New York; Nantucket; The Great Lakes; Offshore in the Atlantic; Into the Caribbean; Down the Antilles; The "Other" Caribbean; The Pacific Coast; Hawaii and the South Pacific; The Southwest andFar Pacific; Moorea. Vg in nicked dj. 25.00 View more info

Destruction at Noonday. in dj.

By: ROBINSON, Bill

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Sheridan House, 1992, ISBN:0-924486-21-X:

Seller ID: 30308


ROBINSON, Bill. Destruction at Noonday. (Dobbs Ferry, NY): Sheridan House, (1992). Pp 211. 8vo, red cloth. "A Novel of Nautical Peril and Adventure." -from the dust jacket. Based on the experiences of his uncle on the Empressof Australia during the 1923 Yokohama earthquake, former Yachting editor R obinson offers a tale of disaster, entrapment, and doomed love set on boarda transpacific liner of the golden age. Vg in dj. 15.00 View more info

Kilo Class. signed. 1st UK in dj.

By: ROBINSON, Patrick

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Century, London, 1998, ISBN:0712678875:

Seller ID: 73421


ROBINSON, Patrick. Kilo Class . London: Century, (1998). First UK Printing.Pp. [i]-xiv,1-398,(4). Illustrated with maps. 8vo, blue cloth with gilt le ttering to spine. "The Russian-built Kilo-Class submarine: diesel-electric,with nuclear capability, silent and undetectable under 5 knots. The only t rue enemy of the American Carrier Battle Groups - the stealthy, undewrater marauder that can chill the hearts of the US Navy commanding officers. The Kilo is now available, at a price, to aspiring nations around the world. China has ordered ten. Russia, desperate for foreign currency, has agreed... View more info

Pacific. Ist UK no dj

By: ROGERS, Stanley.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: George G. Harrap & Co., Ltd, 1931,:

Seller ID: 46279


ROGERS, Stanley. The Pacific. Illustrated by the author. L. : George G. Harrap & Co., Ltd., (1931). First Printing. Pp 253, colour frontis + 3 leaves of colour plates. Map end-papers. 8vo, blue cloth with gilt decorated spine. Chapters : 1. The Pacific; 2. Pacific Navigators; 3. Pacific Privateers; 4. Pacific Isles; 5. Polynesia; 6. Pacific Merchant Shipping; 7. The Literary Pacific; 8. The Language of the Pacific; 9. Pacific Adventure; 10. Pacific Shipwreck. With index. Bookplate, ow vg. 30.00 View more info

Coke Stop in Emo : Adventures of a Long-Distance Paddler. in dj.

By: ROSS, Alec

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Key Porter, 1995, ISBN:1550135457:

Seller ID: 28700


ROSS, Alec. Coke Stop in Emo: Adventures of a Long-Distance Paddler. (Toronto): Key Porter Books, (1995). Pp 297. 8vo, tan cloth. An account of a three-years' paddle from the St. Lawrence River to the Pacific, in which the author met "all the perils of the solo paddler: sudden storms, bear attacks, happy meetings, profound peace, and occasional bottomless despair. He discovered a country outside the range of his usual experience, a country populated by Native peoples, homesteaders, farmers, and environmentalists. And heencountered the other, more familiar Canada, too: the dam-building, oil... View more info

Healing Sea: A Voyage to the Alien World Offshore. in dj.

By: RUGGIERI, George D., Dr ROSENBERG, Norman David

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Dodd, Mead, 1978,:

Seller ID: 32295


RUGGIERI, George D., Dr. and Norman David ROSENBERG. The Healing Sea: A Voyage to the Alien World Offshore. NY: Dodd, Mead & Co., (1978). Pp 168. 8vo,blue cloth. A brief popular account of marine natural history, with partic ular reference to human health. Vg in price-clipped dj. 28.00 View more info

Harpoon in my Hand. in dj.

By: RUHEN, Olaf

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Angus and Robertson, Sydney, 1966,:

Seller ID: 34092


RUHEN, Olaf. Harpoon in my Hand. (Sydney): Angus and Robertson, (1966). Pp 183, 16 pages of plates. 8vo, black cloth. From the author of Minerva Reef,a leisurely account of the life of the residents of the Pacific island of Tonga, and especially of the small boat-based whaling carried out in that region. Vg in dj. 40.00 View more info

Minerva Reef. 1st UK in dj

By: RUHEN, Olaf

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Angus and Robertson, 1963,:

Seller ID: 20492


RUHEN, Olaf. Minerva Reef. Line Drawings by Clem Seale. (L.) : Angus and Robertson, (1963). First Printing. Pp 200. Illustrated. 8vo, brown cloth. Toy0681. "On the night of 7th July 1962 the twenty-ton cutter Tuaikaepau, sai ling from Tonga to Auckland, ran hard upon the outer edge of Minerva Reef, 380 miles south of Suva in Fiji. Heavy seas and the sharp teeth of the coral quickly broke the cutter to pieces, and her complement of seventeen Tongans found themselves without even a small boat on a reef that was totally submerged except during the few hours of low tide each day." - from t... View more info

Minerva Reef. 1st UK no dj

By: RUHEN, Olaf

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Angus and Robertson, 1963,:

Seller ID: 20493


RUHEN, Olaf. Minerva Reef. Line Drawings by Clem Seale. (L.) : Angus and Robertson, (1963). First Printing. Pp 200. Illustrated. 8vo, brown cloth. Toy0681. "On the night of 7th July 1962 the twenty-ton cutter Tuaikaepau, sai ling from Tonga to Auckland, ran hard upon the outer edge of Minerva Reef, 380 miles south of Suva in Fiji. Heavy seas and the sharp teeth of the coral quickly broke the cutter to pieces, and her complement of seventeen Tongans found themselves without even a small boat on a reef that was totally submerged except during the few hours of low tide each day." - from t... View more info