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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 Ye... 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 Ye... 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

Boat Owner's Fitting Out Manual. 1st US in dj.

By: TOGHILL, Jeff

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Van Nostrand Reinhold, New York, 1980, ISBN:0442261993:

Seller ID: 74554


TOGHILL, Jeff. The Boat Owner's Fitting Out Manual . New York: Van NostrandReinhold, (1980). First American Printing. Pp. [1]-223,(1). Illustrated. D ouble column. Large 8vo, red cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Contents: 1. The Basic Hull; 2. Materials for Fitting Out; 3. The Basic Work; 4. HullFittings; 5. Deck Fittings; 6. Interior Fittings; 7. Installing the Motor; 8. Masting and Rigging; 9. Wiring, Plumbing, and Finishing. Name tag, else vg in unclipped dj. 25.00 View more info

Sinking and Loss of Life : Amphibious Passenger Vehicle Lady Duck, Ottawa River, Near the Hull Marina, Gatineau, Quebec, 23 June 2002

By: Transportation Safety Board of Canada] Marine Investigation Report, M02C0030)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Transportation Safety Board of Canada, Ottawa, 2004, ISBN:0662368541:

Seller ID: 73194


[Transportation Safety Board of Canada]. Sinking and Loss of Life : Amphibious Passenger Vehicle Lady Duck, Ottawa River, Near the Hull Marina, Gatineau, Quebec, 23 June 2002 . Ottawa: Transportation Safety Board of Canada, (2004). Pp. [i]-vii,(1),[1]-102,(2). Illustrated. 4to, printed white card covers with blank spine. Marine Investigation Report M02C0030. "At about 1610on 23 June 2002, the amphibious vehicle Lady Duck took on water while on t he Ottawa River durin... View more info

Canal Rideau : Defense, Transport, Recreation

By: TULLOCK, Judith Histoire et archeologie, 50)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Direction des lieux et des parcs historiques nationaux, Parcs Canada, Environnnement Canada, Hull, QC, 1981,:

Seller ID: 73067


TULLOCK, Judith. Le Canal Rideau : Défense, Transport, Récréation . (Hull, QC): Direction des lieux et des parcs historiques nationaux, Parcs Canada, Environnnement Canada, 1981. Pp. [1]-259,(1). Illustrated. 4to, illustratedorange card covers. Histoire et archéologie, numero 50. Text in French. Ed geworn, faint cover creasing, else vg. 30.00 View more info

White Water Handbook for Canoe and Kayak. Fifth Printing

By: URBAN, John T.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Appalachian Mountain Club, Boston, MA, 1971,: 1971

Seller ID: 74368


URBAN, John T. A White Water Handbook for Canoe and Kayak. Boston : Appalachian Mountain Club, 1971. Fifth Printing. Pp. [i]-vii,1-106,(1). Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated stapled navy blue card covers. Cassell 1952 "Basic primer for river running"; Toy 4020 "Brief, clear, and authorative." Very good. 15.00 View more info

Report of the Sixteenth Annual Conference of the European Association of Fisheries Economists, Rome, 5-7 April 2004

By: VAN ANROOY, Raymon and Cassandra De YOUNG, comps. FAO Fisheries Repor 739 FIPP/R739 (En) DE YOUNG, Cassandra, comp.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, Rome, 2004, ISBN:9251052093:

Seller ID: 73174


VAN ANROOY, Raymon and Cassandra De YOUNG, comps. Report of the Sixteenth Annual Conference of the European Association of Fisheries Economists, Rome,5-7 April 2004. Compiled by Raymon van Anrooy and Cassandra de Young. Rome : Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, 2004. Pp. [i]-v,(1),1-22. With CD in pouch at rear. 4to, stapled printed white card covers.FAO Fisheries Report number 739; FIPP/R739 (En). Sticker ghost to front, e lse vg. 10.00 View more info

Faces of Fate : The Evacuation of Children from Great Britain During World War II. signed pbk.

By: VAN DE WIEL, Debi

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Acadian Printing Inc., Amherst, NS, 2002, ISBN:0973110503:

Seller ID: 79063


VAN DE WIEL, Debi. Faces of Fate : The Evacuation of Children from Great Britain During World War II . (Amherst, NS: Acadian Printing Inc., 2002). Pp.(8),9-138,(2). Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated pale blue card covers. Includ es some information on the ships that brought emigrant children from England during the war. Binding intermittently tender, else vg. Signed without inscription by the author on the title page. 16.00 View more info

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Admiral Vernon and the Navy : A Memoir and Vindication: Being an Account of the Admiral's Career at Sea and in Parliament. 1st UK no dj

By: VERNON, Edward, Admiral). FORD, Douglas FORD, Douglas WALPOLE, Robert) SMOLLETT, Tobias)

Price: $290.00

Publisher: T.Fisher Unwin, 1907,:

Seller ID: 38558


(VERNON, Edward, Admiral). FORD, Douglas. Admiral Vernon and the Navy : A Memoir and Vindication: Being an Account of the Admiral's Career at Sea and in Parliament, with Sidelights on the Political Conduct of Sir Robert Walpole and his Colleagues, and a Critical Reply to Smollett and Other Historians. L.: T.Fisher Unwin, 1907. First Printing. Pp 322, port.frontis.+ 14 leaves of plates. 8vo, decorated blue cloth, t.e.g. NMM II:1398. With index. Armorial bookplate of Franc... View more info

Assassination in Algiers : Churchill, Roosevelt, de Gaulle, and the Murder of Admiral Darlan. 1st UK in dj.

By: VERRIER, Anthony DARLAN CHURCHILL ROOSEVELT

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Macmillan, London, 1990, ISBN:033341439x:

Seller ID: 74400


VERRIER, Anthony. Assassination in Algiers : Churchill, Roosevelt, de Gaulle, and the Murder of Admiral Darlan. London: Macmillan, (1990). Pp. [1]-302. First UK Printing. Illustrated. 8vo, black cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Vg in nicked, unclipped dj. 17.50 View more info

Fleuve aux Grandes Eaux. in dj.

By: VILLENEUVE, Claude BACK, Frederic

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Editions Quebec/Amerique, Montreal, 1995, ISBN:2890378667:

Seller ID: 78355


VILLENEUVE, Claude. Le Fleuve aux Grandes Eaux. Frédéric Back (Illustrator). (Montreal): Éditions Québec/Amérique, (1995). Pp. [i]-ix,(1),1-118. Illustrated. Double column. Text in French. Square 8vo, black cloth spine with illustrated paper covered boards. With folding plate laid in. Regarding the St. Lawrence River. Vg in dj. 20.00 View more info

Kayaking the Vermilion Sea : Eight Hundred Miles Down the Baja

By: WATERMAN, Jonathan

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Simon and Schuster, New York, 1996, ISBN:0684803380:

Seller ID: 74282


WATERMAN, Jonathan. Kayaking the Vermilion Sea : Eight Hundred Miles Down the Baja . (New York): Simon and Schuster, (1996). First Touchstone Edition.Pp. [1]-223,(1). Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated white card covers with purp le spine. Name, else vg. 10.00 View more info

Memoir of Captain Isaac Watt; with letters on his early death, and a recommendatory notice by Rev. Dr. Wardlaw.

By: WATT, Isaac, Captain. WARDLAW, Dr

Price: $175.00

Publisher: George Gallie, Glasgow, 1852,:

Seller ID: 78723


WATT, Isaac, Captain. Memoir of Captain Isaac Watt; with letters on his early death, and a recommendatory notice by Rev. Dr. Wardlaw. Glasgow: George Gallie, 1852. Pp. (i)-viii, (1), 10-115, (1). Port. frontis. Sm 8vo, black pressed cloth with gilt title to cover. A biography of this devout sea captain (1821-1851). Includes the following chapters: "His Trial Voyage and Results"; "His Duties as a Shipmaster"; "His Attention to the Crew"; "His A... View more info

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Brown's Flags and Funnels, of British and Foreign Steamship Companies. 5thed.

By: WEDGE, F.J.N., Captain, comp.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Brown, Son and Ferguson, Glasgow, 1951,: 1951

Seller ID: 74270


WEDGE, F.J.N., Captain, (comp.). Brown's Flags and Funnels, of British and Foreign Steamship Companies. Compiled by Captain F.J.N. Wedge. Glasgow : Brown, Son and Ferguson, (1951). Fifth Edition. Pp. (6), 48 pages of plates, (30) of index. Unpaginated. Illustrated. Printed on one side only. Small oblong 8vo (227 x 134 mm), blue cloth with gilt lettering to front & spine. Frederick James Newdigate Wedge (1884-1954). Includes colour flag and f... View more info

Vancouver Voyages of the Barque Pamir. pbk

By: WELLS, Richard E.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Sono Nis Press, 1992, ISBN:1550390295:

Seller ID: 14450


WELLS, Richard E. The Vancouver Voyages of the Barque Pamir. Victoria : Sono Nis Press, 1992. Pp 137. Illustrated. Map. Oblong 8vo, green card covers.An account of three Pacific voyages of the New Zealand operated steel barq ue Pamir - "the last of a once great fleet of German square-riggers" - madeto Vancouver Island, British Columbia. Vg. 30.00 View more info

Wreck of the Maid of Athens.

By: WOOLDRIDGE, Emily IRVING, Laurence, ed. and illustrator.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Macmillian, 1953,:

Seller ID: 55450


WOOLDRIDGE, Emily. The Wreck of the Maid of Athens: Being the Journal of Emily Wooldridge 1869-1870. Edited and illustrated by Laurence Irving. NY: Macmillian, 1953. Pp 141. Illustrated with numerous drawings to text, some full page. 8vo, black cloth with silver lettering to spine, and small silver illustration to upper board. An account of the voyage of a merchant sailingvessel which was wrecked while rounding Cape Horn, and of the small boat v oyage to safety accomplis... View more info

Fisheries and Aquaculture Research Capabilities and Needs in Africa

By: World Bank World Bank Technical Paper number 149, Fisheries Series)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: World Bank, Washington, 1991, ISBN:0821318535:

Seller ID: 73175


World Bank. Fisheries and Aquaculture Research Capabilities and Needs in Africa. Studies of Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Zimbabwe, Mauritania, Morocco, and Senegal. The World Bank/United Nations Development Programme/Commissionof the European Communities/Food and Agriculture Organization. Washington: The World Bank, (1991). Pp. [i]-xii,[1]-73,(3). 4to, illustrated white car d covers. World Bank Technical Paper number 149; Fisheries Series. Sticker ghost to front, else vg. ... View more info

Canoe Routes ; Yukon Territory. pbk.

By: WRIGHT, Richard and Rochelle

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Antonson Publishing, Surrey, BC, 1977, ISBN:0919900224:

Seller ID: 73999


WRIGHT, Richard and Rochelle. Canoe Routes : Yukon Territory. Surrey, BC: Antonson Publishing, 1977. Pp. [1]-112. Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated orangecard covers. Cassell 2084. Slightly cocked, covers rubbed,some edge-nickin g, expunged name verso front cover, else vg. 10.00 View more info