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Legends of the New England Coast. 1st in dj.

By: SNOW, Edward Rowe

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Dodd, Mead, New York, 1957,:

Seller ID: 74712


SNOW, Edward Rowe. Legends of the New England Coast. Illustrated. NY.: Dodd, Mead & Co., 1957. First Printing. Pp (6),vii-xiv,(3),1-268,(2) + [16] pp of plates. 8vo, yellow-green cloth. Another collection by New England's master storyteller Edward Rowe Snow. Chapters : 1. Andrea Doria (pp.1-21); 2. Our First Naval Battle; 3. Phantom Ships of New England; 4. Lithobolia, of the Stone-Throwing Devil; 5. Jonathan Moulton and the Devil; 6. A Real New Hampshire Witch; 7. Ocean Born Mary; 8. Pocahontas or Enewa?; 9. The Unwed Maid of Marblehead; 10. Putnam, the Incredible [Israel Putnam]; 11. The Man... View more info

Society for Nautical Research : Annual Report for the year 1958

By: Society for Nautical Research)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Society for Nautical Research, 1958,:

Seller ID: 51377


(Society for Nautical Research). The Society for Nautical Research : AnnualReport for the year 1958, Rules, &c.. N.pl.:(Society for Nautical Research , 1958). Pp. 115. With 49 plates. Frontis. 8vo, tan printed card covers. Lower front corner bumped, small smudge to front, else vg 15.00 View more info

Society for Nautical Research : Annual Report for the year 1937, Rules, &c.

By: Society for Nautical Research)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Society for Nautical Research, 1937,:

Seller ID: 51376


(Society for Nautical Research). The Society for Nautical Research : AnnualReport for the year 1937, Rules, &c.. N.pl.:(Society for Nautical Research , 1937). Pp. 57. 8vo, tan printed card covers. Slight browning to the fore-edge of the front cover, else vg. 25.00 View more info

Society for Nautical Research : Annual Report for the year 1935, Rules, &c.

By: Society for Nautical Research)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Society for Nautical Research, 1935,:

Seller ID: 51375


(Society for Nautical Research). The Society for Nautical Research : AnnualReport for the year 1935, Rules, &c.. N.pl.:(Society for Nautical Research , 1935). Pp. 309. With 40 plates, including one folding cross-section of the "Industry" of Hasting, built in 1780. Frontis. 8vo, tan printed card covers. Includes a listing of new acquisitions of books and artwork made by theNational Maritime Museum. Vg. 25.00 View more info

Society for Nautical Research : Annual Report for the year 1932, Rules, &c.

By: Society for Nautical Research)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Society for Nautical Research, 1932,:

Seller ID: 51374


(Society for Nautical Research). The Society for Nautical Research : AnnualReport for the year 1932, Rules, &c. N.pl.:(Society for Nautical Research, 1932). Pp. 153. With 31 plates. Frontis. 8vo, tan printed card covers. Inc ludes a listing of new acquisitions of books and artwork made by the National Maritime Museum. Spine worn with ends chipped, inked initials, pencillednotation to front, else vg. 25.00 View more info

Cruise of the Snowbird : A Story of Arctic Adventure. as is.

By: STABLES, Gordon

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Humphrey Milford, at Oxford University Press, London, 1917,:

Seller ID: 73476


STABLES, Gordon. The Cruise of the Snowbird : A Story of Arctic Adventure. Illustrated in colour by W.B. Handforth. London: Humphrey Milford, Oxford University Press, (1917). Pp. [i]-vi,(2),1-366,(2), frontis., + 3 p. of plates. Illustrated. 8vo, red cloth with black decoration and white lettering to front and spine, pictorial paper panels to front and spine. Somewhat cocked, outer hinges split, ffep missing, frontispiece edge-nicked,, spine paper illustration chipped, much of white lettering to front and spine worn away, all edges spotted, moderate foxing (more prevalent to initial and final ... View more info

Hearts of Oak : A Story of Nelson and the Navy. blue. as is.

By: STABLES, Gordon NELSON, Horatio)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: John F. Shaw, London, 0,:

Seller ID: 73500


STABLES, Gordon. Hearts of Oak : A Story of Nelson and the Navy. London: John F. Shaw and Co., [n.d.]. Pp. (4),[ix]-xiv,[17]-374, frontis., + 2 p. of plates. 8vo, blue cloth with illustration of Nelson standing on deck on both the front and spine, gilt lettering to front, gilt title block to spine. A work of juvenile fiction based on Nelson's exploits. Ex-library (stamps to leaves, verso plates, and to top and bottom edges), inner hinges nearly broken, outer hinges and edges worn, ffep and half-title loose but present, corners of several leaves torn away (not affecting text). As is. 25.00 View more info

Rahsegler im Rennen : Reisen und Regatten der Gorch Fock

By: STACKELBERG, Hans Freiherr von, Korvettenkapitan

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Verlag Duburger Bücherzentrale, Flensburg, 1965,:

Seller ID: 29139


STACKELBERG, Hans Freiherr von, Korvettenkapitän. Rahsegler im Rennen : Reisen und Regatten der Gorch Fock. Flensburg: Verlag Duburger Bücherzentrale,(1965). Pp 121. Illustrated. Small 4to, ill. card covered boards. A German -language illustrated account of the training ship Gorch Fock and her participation in the transatlantic regatta of 1964. Small chip to bottom of spine, rubbed, else vg. 55.00 View more info

Under Cunningham's Command 1940-1943. 2d pr in dj.

By: STITT, George, Commander

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Allen & Unwin, 1945,:

Seller ID: 33405


STITT, George, Commander. Under Cunningham's Command 1940-1943. L: George Allen & Unwin, (1945). Second impression. Pp 269. Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth. Law 0288. "in no period of its colourful history has the Mediterranean provided more fantastic drama than during the years 1940-43. In vivid narrative form the author (an officer serving in H.M.S. Queen Elizabeth in the Mediterranean from May 1941 to July 1942) describes, in detail never before published, different naval actions and operations between the entry of Italy into the War and the final surrender of her fleet." -from the dj.... View more info

Uncommon Sailor: A Portrait of Admiral Sir William Penn: English Naval Supremacy. 1st US no dj.

By: STREET, Lucie PENN, William, Admiral Sir.

Price: $26.00

Publisher: St. Martin's, 1988,:

Seller ID: 33124


STREET, Lucie. An Uncommon Sailor: A Portrait of Admiral Sir William Penn: English Naval Supremacy. NY: St. Martin's Press, (1988). Pp 172. 8vo, browncloth. "The story spans Penn's nautical childhood, service in the English Civil War with the Irish Guard, and his prominent and successful role in the Dutch Wars and command of Cromwell's expedition to the Spanish Main. Always sympathetic to the royalist cause, Penn welcomed Charles II aboard the ship that restored the king to England, and was knighted on the deck. For the next nine years he was a member of parliament, a commissioner of the N... View more info

Regional Workshop on Preparedness and Response to Aquatic Animal Health Emergencies in Asia

By: SUBASINGHE, Rohana P. and J. Richard ARTHUR ARTHUR, J. Richard FAO Fisheries Proceedings 4)

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, Rome, 2005, ISBN:9251053952:

Seller ID: 73169


SUBASINGHE, Rohana P. and J. Richard ARTHUR. Regional Workshop on Preparedness and Response to Aquatic Animal Health Emergencies in Asia. 21-23 September 2004, Jakarta, Indonesia. Rome: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, 2005. Pp. [i]-vii,(1),[1]-178,(2). Illustrated with maps.4to, illustrated blue-green and white card covers. FAO Fisheries Proceedin gs number 4. Minor bumping to upper rear corner, else vg. 65.00 View more info

King's Ransom. 1st Cdn in dj. signed

By: SUTHREN, Victor

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Collins, 1980, ISBN:0002220318:

Seller ID: 73348


SUTHREN, Victor. A King's Ransom. Tor.: Collins, 1980. First Canadian Edition. Pp 217. Maps. 8vo, brown cloth. "This is the second of the Paul Gallantnaval adventures" - from the dustjacket. Vg in nicked dj. Inscribed by the author. 40.00 View more info

Black Cockade. 1st UK in dj

By: SUTHREN, Victor

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Heinemann, 1978,:

Seller ID: 29684


SUTHREN, Victor. The Black Cockade : Paul Gallant's Louisbourg Command. L.:Heinemann, (1978). First UK Printing. Pp (10),1-246. Maps. 8vo, brown clot h. "A sea novel in the great Hornblower tradition." - from the dustjacket. Gift inscription, name, else vg in dj. 22.50 View more info

In Perilous Seas. signed. 1st Cdn in dj.

By: SUTHREN, Victor

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Collins, Toronto, 1983, ISBN:0002226383:

Seller ID: 73353


SUTHREN, Victor. In Perilous Seas. Toronto: Collins, (1983). First CanadianPrinting. Pp. (12),1-208,(2). Illustrated with maps. 8vo, blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. "On the ninth of October, 1747, at Fort Royal, capital of the French island of Martinique in the Caribbean, Paul Gallant, newly promoted to Capitaine de frégate after his successful exploits in his ship Echo, is instructed to accompany a convoy of ships to France. In addition to the usual -- and very valuable -- cargos, this convoy will also carry Marianne, Marquise de Bézy, the favourite cousin of Louis XIV, and her... View more info

Black Cockade. 1st Cdn in dj. signed

By: SUTHREN, Victor

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Collins, 1977,:

Seller ID: 73350


SUTHREN, Victor. The Black Cockade : Paul Gallant's Louisbourg Command. Tor.: Collins, 1977. Pp (10),1-246. Maps. 8vo, brown cloth. "The first of a new series of sea novels in the great Hornblower tradition." - from the dustjacket. Penned note, else vg in dj. Inscribed by the author. 40.00 View more info

Ships and the Sea : A Cruising Companion. as is.

By: TALBOT-BOOTH, E.C., compiled and edited by

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Sampson Low, Marston & Co., London, 0,:

Seller ID: 73802


TALBOT-BOOTH, E.C., compiled and edited by. Ships and the Sea : A Cruising Companion . Compiled and edited by E.C. Talbot-Booth. London: Sampson Low, Marston and Co., [n.d. - 1920s?]. Pp. [i]-xv,(1).1-752, including numerous folding flag plates. Illustrated. Small oblong 8vo, black cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Inner hinges broken and crudely tape-repaired, short splits to outer hinges. As is. 20.00 View more info

Opening of the Pacific-- Image and Reality : Papers read at a Symposium held at the National Maritime Museum

By: TAYLOR, Alan Carey, et al GREENHILL, Basil (intro) WINKS, Robin W. KUGLER, Richard C.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: National Maritime Museum, 1971,:

Seller ID: 30626


TAYLOR, Alan Carey, et al. The Opening of the Pacific-- Image and Reality: Papers read at a Symposium held at the National Maritime Museum, London with the help of the Society for Nautical Research on 7 November 1970 by Professor Alan Carey Taylor, Professor Robin W. Winks and Mr. Richard C. Kugler;introduced by Basil Greenhill. L: National Maritime Museum, 1971. Pp 27 + 1 map. 4to, blue card covers. Maritime Monographs and Reports No. 2 1971. Vg. 25.00 View more info

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Thames & Mersey Marine Insurance Company Limited 1860-1960

By: Thames & Mersey) SPURLING KAYE, W

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Rockliff Bros., 1960,:

Seller ID: 27354


(Thames & Mersey). Thames & Mersey Marine Insurance Company Limited 1860-1960. Liverpool: Rockliff Bros., (1960). Illustrated. Pp (4),5-[84], including colour frontispiece (a painting of the Tamar, by W. Kaye) and over 30 other illustrations including a colour plate of Spurling's painting of the tea-clipper Norman Court. 8vo, illustrated grey cloth. A centennial history ofthe venerable marine insurance firm. Sections: Formation; Nineteenth Centu ry Shipping; The Early Years, The American Civil War, Jacob Reynolds, the Inchmaree Case, &c. Includes a laid-in note, "With the compliments of th... View more info

Thames & Mersey Marine Insurance Company Limited 1860-1960

By: Thames & Mersey) SPURLING KAYE, W

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Rockliff Bros., 1960,:

Seller ID: 76139


(Thames & Mersey). Thames & Mersey Marine Insurance Company Limited 1860-1960. Liverpool: Rockliff Bros., (1960). Illustrated. Pp (4),5-[84], including colour frontispiece (a painting of the Tamar, by W. Kaye) and over 30 other illustrations including a colour plate of Spurling's painting of the tea-clipper Norman Court. 8vo, illustrated grey cloth. A centennial history ofthe venerable marine insurance firm. Sections: Formation; Nineteenth Centu ry Shipping; The Early Years, The American Civil War, Jacob Reynolds, the Inchmaree Case, &c. Includes a laid-in note, "With the compliments of th... View more info

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On the Losses of Propelling Power in the Paddle-Wheel

By: THURSTON, R.H

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Wm. P. Kildare, 1875,:

Seller ID: 30597


THURSTON, R.H. On the Losses of Propelling Power in the Paddle-Wheel. Philadelphia: Wm. P. Kildare, 1875. Pp 4. 1 plate. 8vo, printed wraps. A brief, technical examination of the efficiency of the steam-powered paadle-wheel as a means of propulsion for marine transport. With one technical drawing, and a large cut depicting the Stevens' Institute of Technology, Hoboken, N.J. Vg. 75.00 View more info