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Norton Lilly : 150 Years of Shipping

By: NORTON LILLY) MILLER, William H.

Price: $90.00

Publisher: Norton Lilly, 1991,:

Seller ID: 27359


(NORTON LILLY). Norton Lilly : 150 Years of Shipping; by William H. Miller.Secaucus, N.J.: Norton Lilly International, 1991. Pp 152. Illustrated. 8vo , blue cloth, gilt to front and spine. A sesquicentennial history of the United States' largest independent shipping agency, by the eminent authority on liner history, William H. Miller. From its founding in Camden, Maine to its involvement in South America, Australia, Africa, Panama, and Japan, each era in the company's long history is well represented. Vg. 90.00 View more info

Wind Star : The Building of a Sailship. 1st in dj.

By: NOVITSKI, Joseph

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Macmillan, New York, 1987, ISBN:0025908308:

Seller ID: 72798


NOVITSKI, Joseph. Wind Star : The Building of a Sailship. NY: Macmillan, (1987). Pp 242 + [16] pp of plates. 8vo, yellow cloth spine with blue paper covered boards. This is an account of the three year journey to build the first commercial-class sailing ship in seventy-five years. From idea to the sea trials the reader is able to follow the Wind Star's progress. Makes for fascinating reading given the complexities that present themselves in everystage of construction. Gift inscription, else vg in dj. 15.00 View more info

Wine-Dark Sea. 1st US in dj

By: O'BRIAN, Patrick

Price: $25.00

Publisher: W.W. Norton, New York, 1993, ISBN:0393035581:

Seller ID: 73366


O'BRIAN, Patrick. The Wine-Dark Sea. New York: W.W. Norton and Company, (1993). First American Printing. Pp. (10),1-261,(1). 8vo, blue cloth spine with grey paper covered boards, gilt lettering to spine. No.16 in the Jack Aubrey series. Some very light wear to bottom edge, else vg in clean, crisp, unclipped dj. With Aubrey-Maturin series bookmark laid in at front. 25.00 View more info

Golden Ocean. UK rev.ed. in dj

By: O'BRIAN, Patrick ANSON,

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Macmillan, London, 1970,:

Seller ID: 18235


O'BRIAN, Patrick. The Golden Ocean. (London) : Macmillan, (1970). Revised Macmillan & Co. Reissue. Pp. [1]-253,(1). 8vo, black cloth with gilt lettering to spien. The future spread dazzling as a sunlit sea before Peter Palafox, making his way from his father's windswept rectory on the western coast of Ireland to the unknown glories of an appointment in the Royal navy, as midshipman aboard the Centurion, bound for South America to harry the Spaniards in the Year of Our Lord 1740. At his side loped his lifelong friend, Sean, who could run faster than the hares on the mountain but was innocent of... View more info

Letter of Marque. 1st US in dj.

By: O'BRIAN, Patrick Aubrey series 12

Price: $150.00

Publisher: W.W. Norton and Company, New York, 1992, ISBN:0393028747:

Seller ID: 73365


O'BRIAN, Patrick. The Letter of Marque . New York: W.W. Norton and Company,(1992). First American Printing. Pp. (2),[1]-284,(2). 8vo, blue cloth spin e with grey paper covered boards, gilt lettering to spine. Jack Aubrey/Stephen Maturin series, number 12. "The time is the early 1800s, and the British Navy stands as the only bulwark against the militant fanaticism of Napoleonic France. Captain Jack Aubrey, R.N.,m a brilliant and experienced officer, has been strck off the list of post-captains for a crime he did not commit. His old friend Stephen Maturin, usually cast as a ship's surgeon to... View more info

Thirteen-Gun Salute. 1st UK in dj

By: O'BRIAN, Patrick Aubrey series 13

Price: $500.00

Publisher: Collins, London, 1989, ISBN:0002234602:

Seller ID: 23577


O'BRIAN, Patrick. The Thirteen-Gun Salute. London: Collins, 1989. First UK Printing. Pp. [1]-319,(1). 8vo, blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. No.13 in the Jack Aubrey series. "Jack Aubrey's career seems at last to be oncourse for entering harbour. All his life he has triumphed, often sensatio nally, over the dangers of the sea and the violence of the enemy. But his rashness, his guilelessness, his indiscretion have time and time again enabled his rivals to prevent him from reaping his just rewards. The nadir was reached in The Reverse of the Medal when, the victim of a skilful frame-... View more info

Thirteen-Gun Salute. 1st US in dj

By: O'BRIAN, Patrick Aubrey series 13

Price: $60.00

Publisher: W.W. Norton and Company, New York, 1991, ISBN:0393029743:

Seller ID: 73359


O'BRIAN, Patrick. The Thirteen-Gun Salute. New York: W.W. Norton and Company, (1991). First American Printing. Pp. (6),[1]-319,(5). 8vo, blue cloth spine with cream paper covered boards, gilt lettering to spine. No.13 in the Jack Aubrey series. "Captain Jack Aubrey sets sail for the South China Sea with a new lease on life. Following his dismissal from the Royal Navy (on afalse accusation), he has eaerned reinstatement through his daring exploit s as a privateer, brilliantly chronicled in The Letter of Marque. Now he isto shepherd Stephen Maturin -- ship's surgeon, sometimes intelligence a... View more info

Clarissa Oakes. 1st UK in dj

By: O'BRIAN, Patrick Aubrey series 15

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Collins, London, 1992, ISBN:000223825x:

Seller ID: 23587


O'BRIAN, Patrick. Clarissa Oakes. London: Collins, 1992. First UK Printing.Pp. [1]-256. 8vo, blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. No.15 in the Ja ck Aubrey series, entitled The Truelove in the US. "Captain Jack Aubrey, a lion in action but somewhat at sea on land, sails away from the hated Australian prison colonies in his favourite vessel the Surprise, pondering on middle age and sexual frustration. He soon becomes aware that he is out of touch with the mood of his ship: to his astonishment he finds that in spite of a lifetime's experience he does not know what the foremast hands or e... View more info

Truelove, The. 1st US in dj

By: O'BRIAN, Patrick Aubrey series 15

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Norton, New York, 1992, ISBN:0393031098:

Seller ID: 73367


O'BRIAN, Patrick. The Truelove. N.Y.: W.W. Norton & Co., (1992). First American Printing. Pp. (6),[1]-256,(2). 8vo, blue cloth spine, pale grey paper covered boards, gilt lettering to spine. No.15 in the Jack Aubrey series, entitled Clarissa Oakes in the UK. Vg-fine in price-clipped dj. With Aubrey-Maturin series bookmark laid in at front. 50.00 View more info

Commodore. 1st UK in dj.

By: O'BRIAN, Patrick Aubrey series 17)

Price: $100.00

Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers, London, 1994, ISBN:0002555506:

Seller ID: 73361


O'BRIAN, Patrick. The Commodore. (London): HarperCollins Publishers, (1994). First UK Printing. Pp. (6),1-282. 8vo, blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Jack Aubrey/Stephen Maturin series, number 17. "Jack for his part isat last warmed by the sunshine of Their Lordships' favour. He is not yet f ar enough up the Captains' list to be in for his flag. But flying the broadpennant of a commodore and wearing a band of thick gold lace is practicall y indistinguishable from being an admiral. He can choose his own flag-captain, thus enabling him to secure post rank for a fine officer whose care... View more info

Yellow Admiral. 1st UK in dj

By: O'BRIAN, Patrick Aubrey Series 18

Price: $30.00

Publisher: HarperCollins, London, 1997, ISBN:0002255618:

Seller ID: 73363


O'BRIAN, Patrick. The Yellow Admiral. (London): HarperCollins Publishers, (1997). First UK Printing. Pp. (6),1-262,(2). 8vo, maroon cloth with gilt lettering to spine. No.18 in the Jack Aubrey series. Vg-fine in clean, crisp,unclipped dj. 30.00 View more info

Blue at the Mizzen. 1st UK in dj.

By: O'BRIAN, Patrick Aubrey series 20)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: HarperCollins, London, 1999, ISBN:0002259591:

Seller ID: 56758


O'BRIAN, Patrick. Blue at the Mizzen . (London): HarperCollins, (1999). First UK Printing. Pp. (6),1-262,(4). 8vo, blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. The twentieth Jack Aubrey tale, in which he seeks a promotion to flagrank. Vg-fine in clean, crisp, unclipped dj. 30.00 View more info

Nutmeg of Consolation. 1st UK in price-clipped dj.

By: O'BRIAN, Patrick Aubrey-Maturin 14)

Price: $375.00

Publisher: Collins, London, 1991, ISBN:0002234610:

Seller ID: 73362


O'BRIAN, Patrick. The Nutmeg of Consolation . London: Collins, 1991. First UK Printing. Pp. [1]-315,(5). 8vo, blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine.The fourteenth instalment of the epic Jack Aubrey / Stephen Maturin series of naval stories set during the Napoleonic Wars, this set in the East Indi es and Australia, detailing the wreck of Aubrey's newly commissioned ship in a typhoon, and his reuniting with the Surprise. Vg-fine in price-clipped dj. 375.00 View more info

Rafting the Amazon. in dj.

By: ODENDAHL, Francois BBC Classic Adventure series

Price: $15.00

Publisher: BBC Books, London, 1992, ISBN:056336386x:

Seller ID: 74437


ODENDAHL, Fran├žois. Rafting the Amazon. (London): BBC Books, (1992). Pp. (8),xi-xii,(3),[1]-206. Illustrated in colour. 8vo, green cloth with gilt lettering to spine. A volume in the BBC Classic Adventure series. Vg in dj. 15.00 View more info

Understanding Change in the Bay of Fundy Ecosystem : Proceedings of the 3rdBay of Fundy Science Workshop, Mount Allison University, Sackville, New Br unswick, April 22-24, 1999

By: OLLERHEAD, J., P.W. HICKLIN, P.G. WELLS., and K. RAMSAY, eds. Environment Canada, Atlantic Region, Occasional Report number 12 WELLS, P.G., ed. HICKLIN, P.W., ed.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Environment Canada / Fundy Marine Ecosystem Science Project, Ottawa, 1999, ISBN:0662260113:

Seller ID: 74295


OLLERHEAD, J., P.W. HICKLIN, P.G. WELLS., and K. RAMSAY, eds. UnderstandingChange in the Bay of Fundy Ecosystem : Proceedings of the 3rd Bay of Fundy Science Workshop, Mount Allison University, Sackville, New Brunswick, Apri l 22-24, 1999 . J. Ollerhead, P.W. Hicklin, P.G. Wells and K. Ramsay, editors. Ottawa: Environment Canada, (1999). Pp. [i]-xiv,1-143,(1). 4to, illustrated white card covers. Environment Canada - Atlantic Region, Occasional Report number 12. Vg. 30.00 View more info

Windward of the Caribbean : A Look at Barbados. in dj.

By: PACK, S.W.C

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Alvin Redman, 1964,:

Seller ID: 32374


PACK, S.W.C. Windward of the Caribbean: A Look at Barbados. L: Alvin Redman, (1964). Pp 226. Frontis., 16 pages of plates. 8vo, blue cloth. A popular naval historian's look at the history and contemporary state of the Barbados, pre-mass tourism. Vg in rubbed, nicked dj. 45.00 View more info

Devil To Pay. signed. 1st UK in dj.

By: PARKINSON, C. Northcote

Price: $300.00

Publisher: John Murray, London, 1973, ISBN:0719528380:

Seller ID: 73271


PARKINSON, C. Northcote. Devil To Pay. (London): John Murray, (1973). FirstUK Printing. Pp. [1]-273,(1),[4] of maps,(2). 8vo, forest green cloth with gilt lettering to spine. "A flurry of snow, the sound of a coach in the st reet outside and almost before he knows it Richard Delancey's naval career has taken a new turn. An injured man is carried into the inn and Delancey hears who it is. In a matter of minutes he is ducking the freezing spray in sheets of a ferry close-hauled for Cowes. His ruses during the following weeks against the smugglers of Poole attract the attention of the Guernse... View more info

Dead Reckoning : A Delancey Novel. 1st UK in dj.

By: PARKINSON, C. Northcote

Price: $40.00

Publisher: John Murray, London, 1978, ISBN:0719534844:

Seller ID: 73715


PARKINSON, C. Northcote. Dead Reckoning : A Delancey Novel . (London): JohnMurray, (1978). First UK Printing. Pp. [1]-276,(8) of maps at rear,(2). 8v o, green cloth with gilt lettering to spine. "After his dramatic exploits in the Atlantic, Richard Delancey is posted to command the frigate Laura forservice in the East Indies... After taking part in the capture of the Cape of Good Hope from the Dutch, Delancey becomes involved in the protection o f the East India Company's China Fleet which the French are seeking to intercept. He is then ordered to pursue and destroy the privateer Subtile, ... View more info

Touch and Go. 1st UK in dj.

By: PARKINSON, C. Northcote

Price: $30.00

Publisher: John Murray, 1977, ISBN:0719533716:

Seller ID: 73710


PARKINSON, C. Northcote. Touch and Go. (London): John Murray, (1977). FirstUK Edition. Pp. [1]-230,(6), + [4] pp maps. 8vo, blue-green cloth with gil t lettering to spine. "The vivid detail and narrative pace which have made Devil to Pay and The Fireship the unrivalled successors of the Hornblower series are fully in evidence in Parkinson's third novel about the adventuresat sea of Richard Delancey. In Touch and Go Delancey is posted to Gibralta r to command the sloop Merlin for convoy protection in the Mediterranean. Overcoming problems of discpline, gunnery and sail-drill among his crew,... View more info

So Near, So Far. ex-lib. 1st UK in dj.

By: PARKINSON, C. Northcote

Price: $20.00

Publisher: John Murray, London, 1981, ISBN:0719539130:

Seller ID: 73749


PARKINSON, C. Northcote. So Near, So Far . London: Jiohn Murray, (1981). First UK Printing. Pp. (6),1-227,(1), + 6 p. of maps at rear. 8vo, blue clothwith gilt lettering to spine. Another Delancey naval novel, Parkinson's fi fth, where that pesky Napoleon ruins Delancey's stay in Guernsey by increasing hostilities with the English yet again. Ex-library (tape ghosts, stamp to top edge and ffep, pouch forcibly removed at rear), marking to copyrightpage, else vg in price-clipped dj. 20.00 View more info