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Canoe Handbook : Techniques for Mastering the Sport of Canoeing. pbk. 1stpr.

By: RAY, Slim

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Stackpole Books, Harribsurg, PA, 1992, ISBN:0811730328:

Seller ID: 76419


RAY, Slim. The Canoe Handbook : Techniques for Mastering the Sport of Canoeing. (Harrisburg, PA): Stackpole Books, (1992). First Printing. Pp. (i)-xiii,[1],1-210. Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated yellow card covers. Cassell 1618. Vg. 15.00 View more info

Seas and the Subs. in dj.

By: REES, Ed

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Duell, Sloan and Pearce, 1961,:

Seller ID: 39500


REES, Ed. The Seas and the Subs. NY: Duell, Sloan and Pearce, (1961). Pp 233, [8] pp plates. 8vo, blue cloth. Anderson 1021. A popular account of the development of the United States' balistic missile submarine program, focusing on the dominant personalities involved: Burke, Raborn, Thach, Rickover.Slightly rubbed, eps discoloured, else vg in slightly chipped dj. 45.00 View more info

Sailing Encyclopedia. 1st US in dj.

By: RICHEY, Michael W., ed. STREET, Donald M., advisory ed.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Lippincott and Crowell, New York, 1980, ISBN:069001922x:

Seller ID: 76064


RICHEY, Michael W., ed. The Sailing Encyclopedia . Edited by Michael W. Richey. Advisory editor: Donald M. Street. New York: Lippincott and Crowell, (1980). First American Printing. Pp. [1]-288, + 16 p. of colour plates. Illustrated. Triple column. 4to, illustrated blue and grey cloth boards in likejacket. A thorough glossary of nautical terminology, from "aback" to "zone time". Light edgewear, previous owner's name tag to ffep, else vg in nicke d, price-clipped dj. 20.00 View more info

Thankless Years

By: RIDDELL. W. G.

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Art & Educational Publishers, London, 1948,:

Seller ID: 75688


RIDDELL, W.G. The Thankless Years. London: Art & Educational Publishers, 1948. First edition. Pp.[1]-224. 8vo, green cloth covers with gold lettering to spine. "It is customary nowadays for the author to state that all the characters in his book are imaginary; I can make no such claim. This is an attempt to record the doings of actual people, and it is a statement of fact.The names only have been changed. No writer of eminence, excepting Mr. Kip ling, has done justice to the marine engineer. In some works of fiction he has appeared as a shadowy, oily figure, providing comic relief; but so ... View more info

Fighting Chance. 2nd no dj.

By: RIDGWAY, John and Chay BLYTH

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Paul Hamlyn, London, 1967,:

Seller ID: 76047


RIDGWAY, John and Chay BLYTH. A Fighting Chance . London: Paul Hamlyn, (1967). Second Impression. Pp. [1]-255,(1), + 16 p. of plates. Illustrated. Mapendpapers. 8vo, blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. The authors' acco unt of their three month voyage across the Atlantic from Cape Cod to the Aran Islands aboard the 20-foot Yorkshire dory English Rose III in 1966. Spine sunned, slight spine roll, else vg. 15.00 View more info

Alluring Antilles : A Cruising Guide To The West Indies. 1st US in dj

By: RIGG, J. Linton

Price: $30.00

Publisher: 1963,:

Seller ID: 23491


RIGG, J. Linton. The Alluring Antilles : A Cruising Guide To The West Indies. Illustrated. Princeton : D. Van Nostrand Co., (1963). First Edition. Pp 267. Lg 8vo, blue cloth. Toy 2909, Morris & Howland p.114. "J. Linton Rigg,who was born and raised on the island of jamaica, has an unusually sympath etic understanding and knowledge of the West Indian people, their customs and outlook on life. To gather accurate, precise and ample information abouteach island under different conditions of weather, season, and circumstanc e, the author spent almost two years, 1960-1962, visiting every one on ... View more info

Fighting Fleets. 1st US in dj

By: RIMINGTON, Critchell STIRLING, Yates, Rear Admiral, intro.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Dodd, Mead, 1942,:

Seller ID: 80408


RIMINGTON, Critchell. Fighting Fleets. Introduction by Rear Admiral Yates Stirling. New York: Dodd, Mead & Co., 1942. First Printing of the First Edition. Pp 240. Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth with pressed lettering to front and gilt lettering to spine. Chapters : 1. Introduction to Sea Power; 2. Combatant Ships, Built and Building, for the Seven Principal Naval Powers; 3. Capital Ships (Battleships and Battle Cruisers); 4. Aircraft Carriers; 5. Cruisers; 6. Destroyers; 7. Submarines; 8. Small Combatant Ships and Naval Auxiliaries; 9. The United States Coast Guard; 10. Naval Aircraft; 11. Naval... View more info

Hudson River Day Line : The Story of a Great American Steamboat Company. 1st in dj.

By: RINGWALD, Donald C.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Howell-North Books, Berkeley, CA, 1965,:

Seller ID: 74965


RINGWALD, Donald C. Hudson River Day Line : The Story of a Great American Steamboat Company . Berkeley, CA: Howell-North Books, 1965. First Edition. Pp. [i]-vii,(3),1-228,(2). Illustrated. Double column. Illustrated endpapers. 4to, blue-grey cloth with black lettering to front and spine. "Enlivened by remarkable illustrations, this book relates the history of steamboating on the Hudson River from the days of Robert Fulton to the present." - the dj. Chapters : 1. Early Days on the River; 2. The Van Santvoords Arrive; 3. The Beginnings of a New Day Line; 4. Advent of the Chauncey Vibbard... View more info

Handling Small Boats in Heavy Weather. 4th UK in dj

By: ROBB, Frank

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Adlard Coles, 1973,:

Seller ID: 79672


ROBB, Frank. Handling Small Boats in Heavy Weather. L.: Adlard Coles Ltd, (1973). Fourth Printing. Pp 133. Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth. Toy 2466. Name, spotting to top edge, light browning to endpapers, else vg in price-clipped dj. 12.50 View more info

Sustainability and the Dis-integration of Conservation and Development in the Northwest Atlantic Fishery

By: ROGERS, Raymond A. Journal of Canadian Studies, 31:1, Spring 1996) CLANCY, Peter SANDBERG, L. Anders

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Journal of Canadian Studies, 1996,:

Seller ID: 76439


ROGERS, Raymond A. "Sustainability and the Dis-integration of Conservation and Development in the Northwest Atlantic Fishery" . An article in the Journal of Canadian Studies, Volume 31, Number 1, Spring 1996, pp. 7-24. [N.pl.]: Journal of Canadian Studies, May 1996. Pp. [1]-167,(1). 8vo, illustratedblue card covers. Also of Nova Scotia interest: L. Anders Sandberg and Pet er Clancy's "Property Rights, Small Woodlot Owners and Forest Management inNova Scotia". Some light edgewear, else vg. For the issue. 7.00 View more info

My Lively Lady. 1st UK, signed in dj.

By: ROSE, Alec BRUCE, Erroll PHILLIPS-BIRT, D. MASON, Michael

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Nautical Publishing, 1968,:

Seller ID: 72036


ROSE, Alec. My Lively Lady. Lymington : Nautical Publishing Company in association with George G. Harrap & Company Ltd., (1968). First Trade Edition. Pp (4),v-[xiii],(1),1-193,(1) + 24 p of photographs. Also illustrated with maps and drawings in the text. 8vo, blue cloth. Toy 0460. The story of his singlehanded circumnavigation. "Here is Alec Rose's own story which includes two heroines, Lively Lady his boat, and Dorothy his wife. He tells it in his own words and writes of his early days, first as a rather delicate youngster, and then of his ventures in market gardening and of how he took ... View more info

Captain Blood : His Odyssey. Cdn ed.

By: SABATINI, Rafael

Price: $20.00

Publisher: McClelland and Stewart, Toronto, 1923,:

Seller ID: 76518


SABATINI, Rafael. Captain Blood : His Odyssey. Toronto: McClelland and Stewart, (1923). First Canadian Printing?. Pp. [1]-288. 8vo, black cloth with red lettering to front and spine. See Spadoni & Donnelly 676. A nautical adventure novel by the prolific Italian-English author. Light nicking to corners and spine ends, else vg. 20.00 View more info

South Sea Foam: The Romantic Adventures of a Modern Don Quixote in the Southern Seas

By: SAFRONI-MIDDLETON, A.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: George H. Doran, New York, 1920,:

Seller ID: 76012


SAFRONI-MIDDLETON, A. South Sea Foam: The Romantic Adventures of a Modern Don Quixote in the Southern Seas. NY: George H. Doran, (1920). Pp. [i]-xx,(2),23-350,(2). 8vo, green cloth. Slight wear to edges, inscription of previous owner to ffep, else vg. 15.00 View more info

Sagres: The School and the Ships

By: Sagres) CHAPELET, Roger

Price: $125.00

Publisher: 1985,:

Seller ID: 36998


(Sagres). Sagres: The School and the Ships. Lisbon : Ediçôes Culturais da Marinha, The Hydrographic Institute, (April) 1985. First English Edition. Pp232. Double column. Oblong quarto, patterned brown cloth. The authors of t he original Portuguese edition of December, 1984 were Vice Admiral Avelino Teixeira da Mota and Captian José Fernandes Martins e Silva. Chapters : 1. The School of Sagres; 2. The Corvette Sagres; 3. The First Training Ship Sagres; 4. The Second Training Ship Sagres. Illustrations after paintings anddrawings by Roger Chapelet. 22 large colour plates and many smaller sket... View more info

New Way of Life. no dj.

By: SAMSON, Pat and John SAMSON, John

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Samson Marine Design Enterprises, Richmond, BC, 1970,:

Seller ID: 76565


SAMSON, Pat and John. The New Way of Life. (Richmond, BC): Samson Marine Design Enterprises, (1970). Pp. [i]-x,1-155,(7), including colour plates. Illustrated. 4to, blue cloth with silver lettering to spine. Toy 3937 : "A potpourri of ideas, loosely tied together, but useful." The authors' account of the cruising life and their voyage throughout the world's oceans aboard their 34-foot ketch Nina. Some wear to spine ends, previous owner's name tagto ffep, else vg. 20.00 View more info

Captain of the Phantom: The Story of Henry Jackson Sargent, Jr. 1834-1862. no dj.

By: SARGENT, Henry Jackson, Jr SARGENT, Daniel, foreword.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Marine Historical Association, 1967,:

Seller ID: 35395


SARGENT, Henry Jackson, Jr. The Captain of the Phantom : The Story of HenryJackson Sargent, Jr. 1834-1862 as revealed in family letters. Foreword by Daniel Sargent. Mystic, Conn.: Marine Historical Association, 1967. Pp 72, incl. frontis. and ill. Large 8vo, red boards. An intimate glimpse of the golden age of the American merchant sail trade, in the form of letters tracing one man's ascent from the forecastle to the quarterdeck. Slightly rubbed, cloth sunned, eps discoloured, else vg. 30.00 View more info

Account of the Crustacea of Norway, with short descriptions and figures of all the species. Complete set. Original edition. [9 volumes in 11].

By: SARS, G.O.

Price: $1,200.00

Publisher: 1890,:

Seller ID: 79269


SARS, G.O. An Account of the Crustacea of Norway, with short descriptions and figures of all the species. [9 volumes in 11]. Kristiania (and Copenhagen) : Published by Alb. Cammermeyer, 1890, 1895; and Bergen : Published by the Bergen Museum / Sold by Alb. Cammermeyer's Forlag, Christiania, 1896-1928. 4to, black library cloth. Vol. I. Amphipoda. Pp [1]-711,(1). Index. Vol.I. Amphipoda (Plates.). [Plates not bound in order]. Plates 1-240 (lacking Plate 109). Supplementary Plates I-VIII (lacking Plates VII and VIII). Vol . II. Isopoda. [Parts bound together with individual title pages]. Part I, ... View more info

Destroyers - 60 Years. US in dj

By: SCHOFIELD, William G.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Rand McNally, 1962,:

Seller ID: 80180


SCHOFIELD, William G., Captain. Destroyers - 60 Years. Text by William G. Schofield, Captain. Illustration selection, book design, and layout by Theodore Thomte and Douglas J. Mitchell. Chicago : Rand McNally & Company, (1962). Pp. (12),13-176, + 4 p. of index at rear. Illustrated. Large 8vo, blue cloth with gilt lettering to front and spine. Vg in rubbed, edgeworn, unclipped dj. With a crisp broadside advertisement for the volume laid in. 30.00 View more info

Sea-Wyf. 1st no dj.

By: SCOTT, J.M.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Dutton, New York, 1956,:

Seller ID: 75052


SCOTT, J.M.. Sea-Wyf . New York: E.P. Dutton & Company, 1956. First American Printing. Pp. [1]-255,(1). 8vo, blue cloth with silver title block to spine. Edgeworn, some discolouration to boards, else vg. 15.00 View more info

Sea Breezes : The Ship Lovers' Digest, New Series Vol. 27 January - June, 1959. in dj.

By: Sea Breezes) HARRISON, Gilbert W.B.R. ISHERWOOD, J.H.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Charles Birchall & Sons, Ltd., 1959,:

Seller ID: 77499


(Sea Breezes). Sea Breezes : The Ship Lovers' Digest, New Series Vol. 27 January - June, 1959. Liverpool: Charles Birchall & Sons, Ltd., 1958. Pp. 468+ 16 index. Illustrated, with several full colour plates included. Single /double column. Small 8vo, green cloth, gilt to spine. Of interest: "Great Central Steamers" (pp.32-53); Gilbert W.B.R. Harrison's "A Shetland Apprenticeship in Sail" (pp.82-95, 104-132); Kenneth Brown's "Third Year of the Reina del Mar"; "Firths of TYne" (on G.T. Gillie and Blair Ltd, pp.269-281, 346-365); E.R. Eddon and F.W. Brooks' "Hu... View more info