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Seagoer: An Illustrated Quarterly 06:1

By: Seagoer) USBORNE, C.V. BISSET, J.G. WILSON, Arnold, SIr

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Seagoer, 1938,:

Seller ID: 76580


(Seagoer). The Seagoer: An Illustrated Quarterly, Vol.6, No.1, Autumn 1938.L.:Seagoer Publishing Co. Ltd, 1938. Pp (5),6-172. Small 8vo, blue card co vers. Contents: Sir Arnold WIlson's "What England is Thinking" (pp.5-9); Vice-Admiral C.V. Usborne's "Gun Power, Speed and Armour: Their Relative Importance" (pp.10-31); "This is India"; Capt. J.G. Bisset's "My Third Voyage" (in the barque County of Pembroke, pp.48-69); Julian Hillas' "A Strange Story of the South Seas" (pp.70-81); Captain Ricks' "A Valhalla of Sail"; others, book reviews, adverts (... View more info

Edward Wilson of the Antarctic, Naturalist and Friend, Together with a Memoir of Oriana Wilson

By: SEAVER, George CHERRY-GARRARD, Apsley, introduction

Price: $15.00

Publisher: John Murray, London, 1963,:

Seller ID: 75692


SEAVER, George. Edward Wilson of the Antarctic: Naturalist and Friend; together with a memoir of Oriana Wilson. With an introduction by Apsley CHERRY-GARRARD. London: John Murray, (1963). Pp. (i)-xxiv,1-228,[4],[8]p. of plates, 1 folding map. 8vo, illustrated card covers. Chapters : 1. Early Years and Cheltenham College; 2. Caius College, Cambridge; 3. St.George's Hospitaland Life at Battersea; 4. Norway and Switzerland; 5. From Life at Stanmore to Marriage; The "Discovery" Expedition 6. The Voyage Out; 7. The First Wi nter; 8. Farthest South; 9. The Second Winter; 10. Relief and Retur... View more info

With Reckless Abandon : Memoirs of a Boat-Obsessed Life

By: SHARP, Jim, Captain

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Devereux Books, Marblehead, MA, 2007, ISBN:9781928862123:

Seller ID: 74598


SHARP, Jim, Captain. With Reckless Abandon : Memoirs of a Boat-Obsessed Life . Marblehead, MA: Devereux Books, (2007). Pp. [1]-270,(2). Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated card covers with red spine. "Here is the inspiring story ofa man who overcame childhood polio to live an adventure-filled life as cap tain of Maine's most famous windjammer, the schooner Adventure, now a Historic Landmark in Gloucester, Massachusetts. Capt. Jim shares his adventures afloat, his battles with bureaucracy, and even how he created one of Maine's most unusual restaurants." - from the rear cover. Vg. 14.00 View more info

Bluewater Sailor : The Memoirs of a Destroyer Officer. in dj.

By: SHEPPARD, Don

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Presidio Press, Novato, CA, 1996, ISBN:0891415548:

Seller ID: 75099


SHEPPARD, Don. Bluewater Sailor : The Memoirs of a Destroyer Officer . (Novato, CA): Presidio Press, (1996). Pp. [i]-viii,(4),1-334, + 6 p. of plates.Illustrated. 8vo, black cloth with silver lettering to spine. "The adventu re sweeps from Sheppard's enlisted days as an aircrewman, where he relives the terror of a pilot trying for the thirteenth time to land aboard a frozen-decked carrier in a North Atlantic storm, to fighting modern-day pirates off the Formosa Strait." - from the dj. Vg in lightly nicked, unclipped dj.20.00 View more info

Antarctic Nutrient Cycles and Food Webs.

By: SIEGFRIED, W.R., P.R. CONDY , and R.M. LAWS (eds.).

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Springer-Verlag,, Berlin , 1985, ISBN:3540134174:

Seller ID: 79977


SIEGFRIED, W.R., P.R. CONDY , and R.M. LAWS (eds.). Antarctic Nutrient Cycles and Food Webs. With 220 Tables and 390 Figures. Berlin : Springer-Verlag, (1985). Pp [i]-xiv,[1]-700,(2). Illustrated. Maps. Double column. 4to, blue cloth, printed in white and blue. Papers presented at the Fourth SCAR Symposium on Antarctic Biology, held at Wilderness, South Africa, 12-16 September 1983. Divided into the following sections : 1. Marine Nutrient Cycles. 2. Terrestrial and Freshwater Nutrient Cycles. 3. Marine Food Webs. 4. Terrestrial Food Webs. 5. Interactions Between Marine, Freshwater, and Terres... View more info

International Code of Signals, 1969 : Suiteable for transmission by all means of communication coming into operation 1 April 1969. in dj.

By: Signals]

Price: $20.00

Publisher: HMSO, London, 1969,:

Seller ID: 75890


[Signals]. International Code of Signals, 1969 : Suiteable for transmissionby all means of communication coming into operation 1 April 1969 . London: Her Majesty's Stationery Office, 1969. Pp. [i]-xv,(1),1-149,(1). Illustrat ed with a selection of flags in the introduction. 4to, blue cloth with giltlettering to front and spine. Horizontal abrasion to front board, some lig ht wear to extremities, name to ffep, else vg in rubbed, chipped, damp-spotted, unclipped dj. 20.00 View more info

Perilous Sea : Salt-drenched tales of true adventure on the high seas from the pages of Yankee Magazine. 4th in dj.

By: SILITCH, Clarissa M., ed.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Yankee Books, Dublin, NH, 1987, ISBN:0899090613:

Seller ID: 76098


SILITCH, Clarissa M., ed. The Perilous Sea : Salt-drenched tales of true adventure on the high seas from the pages of Yankee Magazine . Edited by Clarissa M. Silitch. Dublin, NH: Yankee Books, (1987). Fourth printing. Pp. [1]-192. Illustrated. 8vo, black cloth spine with blue cloth boards, silver lettering to spine. Contents: 1. Tim Clark's "Those Huddled Masses"; 2. DavidBoeri's "The Fisherman's Lot"; 3. Capt. R.G.F. Candage's "Last Voyage of t he Hoogly: A Classic Clipper Tale"; 4. Barbara Tallman's "Four Days in the Rigging"; 5. Evan McLeod Wylie's "Offsh... View more info

North to the Night. 5th US in dj.

By: SIMON, Alvah

Price: $17.50

Publisher: International Marine, 1999, ISBN:0070580529:

Seller ID: 76360


SIMON, Alvah. North to the Night : A Year in the Arctic Ice. Camden, Maine:McGraw-Hill / International Marine, (1999). Fifth Printing. Pp 328, [16] p p plates. 8vo, black cloth spine with blue boards. An account of one American couple's yacht voyage into the Arctic, and of the ordeal they (willingly) suffered in the polar night. Vg in dj. 17.50 View more info

Forgotten Man & Our Own Robin Hood. 7th pr. signed.

By: SIMPSON, Ted BUCKNAM, Ransford)

Price: $6.50

Publisher: 1985,:

Seller ID: 75245


SIMPSON, Ted. The Forgotten Man & Our Own Robin Hood : Tales of Disaster, Starvation and Heart-warming stories of rescue. N.pl.: n.pub, (1985). Seventh Printing. Pp (2),[1]-21. Illustrated. 8vo, card covers. Contents : Buckman; Laurence: Marijuana; Pirate Hall; Bay of Fundy; Treasure Found; Robin Hood; The Mystery Man. Vg. Signed on the last page by Simpson. 6.50 View more info

Sea Wife's Handbook. US ed in dj.

By: SLEIGHTHOLME, Joyce

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Henry Regnery , Chicago, 1971, ISBN:0809288621:

Seller ID: 41214


SLEIGHTHOLME, Joyce. The Sea Wife's Handbook. Illustrated by J.D. Sleightholme. Chicago: Henry Regnery Co., (1971). Pp (6),viiix,(1),-1-198. 8vo, bluecloth. Toy 1940. Starting from the seemingly irreproachable premise that " nowadays it is not popular (and certainly not necessary) for passengers to be merely decorative", this book seeks to explain "the essentials of seamanship as well as the more traditionally feminine subjects of victualing, cooking at sea, coping with children on board, first aid and other emergency procedures, and clothes and beauty care." -from the dj. Vg i... View more info

Cut and Assemble Columbus' Santa Maria in Full Color

By: SMITH, A.G. COLUMBUS, Christopher

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Dover, New York, 1991, ISBN:0486267407:

Seller ID: 75007


SMITH, A.G. Cut and Assemble Columbus' Santa Maria in Full Color . New York: Dover Publications, (1991). Pp. [1]-14,(2), plates A-P. Illustrated. 4to,illustrated stapled grey card covers. Vg. All parts uncut. 7.00 View more info

Steamboats on the Lakes : Two Centuries of Steamboat Travel through Ontario's Waterways. pbk.

By: SMITH, Maurice D.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: James Lorimer, Toronto, 2005, ISBN:1550288857:

Seller ID: 74878


SMITH, Maurice D. Steamboats on the Lakes : Two Centuries of Steamboat Travel through Ontario's Waterways . Toronto: James Lorimer, (2005). Pp. [1]-96. Illustrated. Double column. Square 8vo, illustrated blue card covers. Vg.15.00 View more info

Great Sea Rescues and Tales of Survival. 1st in poor dj.

By: SNOW, Edward Rowe

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Dodd, Mead and Company, New York, 1958,:

Seller ID: 75348


SNOW, Edward Rowe. Great Sea Rescues and Tales of Survival . New York: Dodd, Mead and Company, 1958. First American Printing. Pp. [i]-xiv,(2),1-268,(4), + 16 p. of plates. Illustrated. 8vo, green cloth with silver lettering to spine. Contents: 1. The Adventures of Captain Roberts; 2. The Fleet of Lord Anson; 3. A Remarkable Preservation; 4. The Polar Robinson Crusoe; 5. Mistaken for Captain Bligh; 6. St. Helena's Six Deserters; 7. The Loss of theLittle Patty; 8. The Loss of the Essex; 9. Mocha Dick, the White Whale of the Pacific; 10. Henry Clarke's Escape; 11. Mate Tallman's Unbelievable Esca... View more info

Pilgrim Returns to Cape Cod. 1st US in dj.

By: SNOW, Edward Rowe

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Yankee Publishing Company, Boston, 1946,:

Seller ID: 75341


SNOW, Edward Rowe. A Pilgrim Returns to Cape Cod . Boston: Yankee Publishing Company, November 1946). First American Edition. Pp. [1]-413,(1), including colour frontis. and plates. Illustrated. Illustrated endpapers. 8vo, blue ribbed cloth with gilt lettering to front and spine. Contents: 1. Provincetown, the Tip of the Cape; 2. Truro, its Hills and Highland; 3. The Town of Wellfleet; 4. Eastham and Nauset Beach; 5. The Shipwrecks and History of the Town of Orleans; 6. Brewster, the Town of Deepwater Shipmasters; 7. Dennis and Yarmouth; 8. The Shire Town of Barnstable; 9. Sandwich, Famous for ... View more info

Storms and Shipwrecks of New England

By: SNOW, Edward Rowe

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Yankee Publishing Company, Boston, 1943,:

Seller ID: 75721


SNOW, Edward Rowe. Storms and Shipwrecks of New England. Boston: Yankee Publishing Company, (1943). First edition. Pp. [15],22-338. Illustrated with 26 pages of black and white plates and coloured frontispiece. 8vo, maroon cloth covers with gold lettering to spine and front. Chapters: The Story of the Somerset; The 1635 Tempest; Cannibalism in Maine; The Pirate Ship Whidah; The Gale of 1723; The Grand Design; The General Arnold; The Frigate Erfprins; The 1786 Storm; The Triple Shipwrecks; The Storm of October 1804; The September Gale of 1815; The Loss of the Royal Tar; The Triple Hurricanes of... View more info

Supernatural Mysteries and Other Tales. 2nd US in dj.

By: SNOW, Edward Rowe

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Dodd, Mead and Company, New York, 1974,:

Seller ID: 75351


SNOW, Edward Rowe. Supernatural Mysteries and Other Tales . New York: Dodd,Mead and Company, (1974). Second American Printing. Pp. [i]-xiv,[1]-268,(6 ), + 16 p. of plates. Illustrated. 8vo, green cloth with black lettering tospine. Contents: Part I: The Bermuda Triangle and Other Mysteries: 1. The Bermuda Triangle; 2. Mystery of the Atalanta; 3. Lithobolia; 4. The AmherstGhost; 5. Cotton Mather and the Invisible World; 6. Phantom Ships; 7. Were They From Outer Space? Part II: Monsters from Watery Abysses: 1. Sea Monst ers: 1751 to 1848; 2. A Significant Occurrence; 3. The Sea Serpent World ofP... View more info

True Tales and Curious Legends : Dramatic Stories from the Yankee Past. 2nd US in dj.

By: SNOW, Edward Rowe

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Dodd, Mead and Company, New York, 1969,:

Seller ID: 75346


SNOW, Edward Rowe. True Tales and Curious Legends : Dramatic Stories from the Yankee Past. New York: Dodd, Mead and Company, (1969). Second American Printing. Pp. [i]-xiii,(1),[1]-273,(1), + 16 p. of plates. Illustrated. 8vo,green cloth with black lettering to spine. Contents: Part I: Treasure Ches ts, Pirates, and Diver's Gold: 1. America's First Treasure Diver; 2. ThomasTew, Thoreau, and a Treasure Chest; 3. A Pirate Cartographer Who Escaped H anging. Part II: Ghosts, Fantasies, and the Devil: 1. Princess Augusta and Dolphyn; 2. The Ghost of the Murdered Minister; 3. Pirate Lee and Three Whi... View more info

Frozen Future : The Arctic, the Antarctic and the Survival of the Planet. 1st pr, in dj

By: SNOWMAN, Daniel

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Random House, 1993,:

Seller ID: 48073


SNOWMAN, Daniel. Frozen Future : The Arctic, the Antarctic and the Survivalof the Planet. Tor.: Random House, (1993). First Printing. Pp 192. Illustr ated. 8vo, maroon cloth. Chapters : 1. Introduction; 2. Getting There; 3. Polar People; 4. Boom and Bust on the Last Frontier; 5. History on Ice; 6. Ice, Climate, and Scientific Serendipity; 7. Circumpolar Politics . Appendix: The Antarctic Treaty. With index. Name, else vg-fine in dj. 25.00 View more info

Lost Fleet : A Yankee Whaler's Struggle Against the Confederate Navy and Arctic Disaster. in dj.

By: SONGINI, Marc

Price: $20.00

Publisher: St. Martin's Press, New York, 2007, ISBN:9780312286484:

Seller ID: 75854


SONGINI, Marc. The Lost Fleet : A Yankee Whaler's Struggle Against the Confederate Navy and Arctic Disaster . New York: St. Martin's Press, (2007). Pp. [i]-xii,(4),[1]-432, + 8 p. of plates. Illustrated. 8vo, black cloth withgilt lettering to spine. An account of Yankee whaleship captain Thomas Wil liam Williams's struggles at sea; not only against the elements, but against the Confederacy during the Civil War. Includes information on Williams's escape from the chase of the Confederate cruiser Alabama, as well as of salvage missions off the unforgiving Alaskan coast. Vg-fine in crisp, unclippe... View more info

Coconut Chaos : Pitcairn, Mutiny and a Seduction at Sea. 1st in dj.

By: SOUHAMI, Diana

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Weidenfeld and Nicolson, London, 2007, ISBN:9780297847878:

Seller ID: 75320


SOUHAMI, Diana. Coconut Chaos : Pitcairn, Mutiny and a Seduction at Sea . London: Weidenfeld and Nicolson, (2007). Pp. [i]-xii,[1]-259,(1). First Printing. 8vo, cream cloth with black lettering to spine. The former Whitbread award-winner's novel set amid the aftermath of the Bounty mutiny on Pitcairn Island. Vg in unclipped dj. 20.00 View more info