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Sea Rescue. 1st US in dj

By: SOULE, Gardner DARLING, Grace] BLOGG, Henry]

Price: $35.00

Publisher: MacRae Smith Company, Philadelphia, 1966,:

Seller ID: 76726

SOULE, Gardner. Sea Rescue. Philadelphia: MacRae Smith Company, Philadelphia, (1966). First Edition. Pp (10),[11]-206,(2). 8vo, grey cloth. Chapters :1. A Man Alone in Mid-Ocean; 2. The Great Wave; 3. The Science-Minded Coas t Guard; 4. Thousands of Rescue Ships; 5. The Ships That Vanish; 6. Life Rafts Bring Men Back Alive; 7. The Ship That Died Yet Lives Today [the World Concord]; 8. "We Got the Chance, Didn't We?"; 9. How Pararescuemen Hit Their Bull's-Eyes; 10. The Other Kind of Air Power; 11. The Biggest Lifeboat Service [the R.N.L.I.]; 12. The World's Smallest Ocean-Going Ships; 1... View more info

Reminiscences of Transatlantic Travellers. 2nd imp.

By: SPEDDING, Charles T.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: T. Fisher Unwin Ltd, London, 1926,:

Seller ID: 76654

SPEDDING, Charles T. Reminiscences of Transatlantic Travellers. By Charles T. Spedding (for many years Purser of the Aquitania). London: T. Fisher Unwin Ltd. (Ernest Benn Ltd.), Bouverie House, Fleet Street, (1926). Second Impression. Pp. [i]-vi,7-288, port. frontis., + 22 p. of black and white plates. Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth with pressed lettering to front and gilt lettering to spine. A chronicle of the tumultuous period of the early twentieth century as in relates to transatlantic steamship travel. From the sinking of the Titanic, to the torpedoing of civilian vessels during the First W... View more info

International Politics of Whaling.

By: STOETT, Peter J

Price: $35.00

Publisher: UBC Press, Vancouver, BC, 1997, ISBN:0774806052:

Seller ID: 41180

STOETT, Peter J. The International Politics of Whaling. Vancouver: UBC Press, (1997). Pp 228. 8vo, illustrated boards. "...a fascinating study of the politics, environmental dilemmas, and ethical questions surrounding this highly controversial practice. Peter Stoett seeks to clarify the multidimensional nature of whaling as well as its relation to other crucial environmental concerns such as ozone depletion, global warning, and marine pollution. While recognizing the importance of habitat preservation, he challenges thepolitical value of the suspension, arguing that the symbolic importance... View more info

Isle Royale Shipwrecks. pbk.

By: STONEHOUSE, Frederick

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Frederick Stonehouse, Marquette, Michigan, 1977,:

Seller ID: 76633

STONEHOUSE, Frederick. Isle Royale Shipwrecks. Marquette, Michigan: Frederick Stonehouse, 1977. 2nd edition. Pp. [1]-88. Illustrated. 8vo, illustratedwhite card covers. Chapters: Introduction; Cumberland of Cumberland Point; A Day of Glory, a Day of Loss; Dump it Overboard, The Centurion's Stranded ; Henry Chisholm; The Harlem of Harlem Reef; A Tale of Two Whalebacks; An Old "Pride of the Line" Comes to the "End of Her Line"; The Bransford, At Isle Royale...Again!; The Dunelm's Deadline; The Congdon of Congdon Shoal; The Stranger on Menagerie; The Happy Ship; Aboard The Good Sh... View more info

Marquette Shipwrecks

By: STONEHOUSE, Frederick

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Frederick Stonehouse, Marquette, Michigan, 1978,:

Seller ID: 76644

STONEHOUSE, Frederick. Marquette Shipwrecks. Marquette, Michigan: FrederickStonehouse, 1978. Second Edition. Pp. (2),[1]-81,(1). Illustrated. 8vo, il lustrated card covers. "Stonehouse provides a fascinating blend of history,anecdote, and analyses as he takes the reader through a vivid chronologica l tour of shipwreck on Lake Superior." Contents: Siscowit, 1849; J. C. Morse, 1867; Desoto, 1869; Queen of the Lakes, 1869; Maumee Valley, 1869; Winslow, 1871; Helfenstein, 1871; The Masillon, 1871; The Exile, 1872; E.C. Roberts and A. H. Moss, 1872; Grace, 1873; J.D. Dudley, 1875; Ira Chaff... View more info

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Swept Channels : Being an Account of the Work of the Minesweepers in the Great War. 3rd UK, in dj

By: TAFFRAIL DORLING, Taprell, Capt.

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton, 1935,:

Seller ID: 40871

TAFFRAIL. Swept Channels: Being an Account of the Work of the Minesweepers in the Great War. L.: Hodder & Stoughton, (August 1938). Third Printing. Pp388, frontis.+ 11 leaves of plates. Maps, diagrams in text. 8vo, blue clot h. This printing is about an inch shorter than the first and has 12 fewer plates. Taffrail is the pseudonym of Capt. Taprell Dorling. Chapters: 1. TheMinesweepers' War; 2. Mines, Minelayers and Sweepers; 3. Fleet Sweepers, 1 914; 4. Improvisation; 5. Organisation; 6. The Scarborough Minefield; 7. The German Minelaying Offensive; 8. Sweepers in the Dardenelles; 9. The Totne... View more info

Three Sheets in the Wind: Thelwell's Manual of Sailing. 1st UK in dj


Price: $15.00

Publisher: Eyre Methuen, 1973,:

Seller ID: 40571

THELWELL, Norman. Three Sheets in the Wind : Thelwell's Manual of Sailing. (L.) : Eyre Methuen, (1973). First Edition. Pp 96. 8vo, grey cloth. Toy 5546. A collection of humourous cartoons on the messing-about-in-boats theme. Thelwell, born in Birkenhead, Cheshire on 3 May 1923, was a frequent contributor to Punch. Corner of fly-leaf clipped, ow vg in rubbed and lightly spotted dj. 15.00 View more info

I Captained the Big Ships. 1st UK, in dj

By: THELWELL, Robert G. JACKSON, Robert

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Arthur Barker, London, 1961,:

Seller ID: 75868

THELWELL, Commodore Robert G. I Captained the Big Ships. As told to Robert Jackson. L.: Arthur Barker Limited, (1961). Pp (4),5-256, portrait frontispiece + 6 pp of plates. 8vo, blue cloth. "He joined the Cunard Company as third officer soon after the first war and has remained with that company ever since, sailing in the Aquitania, the old Mauretania and the Berengaria; the ill-fated Lancastria, the Franconia and the new Mauretania, and, since 1951, as captain, of the Caronia, the Queen Mary, and the Queen Elizabeth. Commodore Thelwell is a first-rate raconteur, and his book abounds with ... View more info

Atlantic Coast Tide and Current Tables, 1965

By: Tide Tables - Canada]

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Canadian Hydrographic Service, Marine Sciences Branch, Department of Mines and Technical Surveys, Ottawa, 1964,:

Seller ID: 75196

[Tide Tables - Canada]. Atlantic Coast Tide and Current Tables, 1965 . Ottawa: Canadian Hydrographic Service, Marine Sciences Branch, Department of Mines and Technical Surveys, 1964. Pp. [i]-vii,(1),1-261,(3). 8vo, printed blue card covers. Spine browned, some minor creasing, else vg. 20.00 View more info

Shoalwater and Fairway : The Casual Explorations of a Sailing Man in the Shoal Seas and Tidal Waters of Essex and Kent. 1st UK.

By: TRIPP, H. Alker

Price: $65.00

Publisher: John Lane The Bodley Head, London, 1924,:

Seller ID: 78394

TRIPP, H. Alker. Shoalwater and Fairway : The Casual Explorations of a Sailing Man in the Shoal Seas and Tidal Waters of Essex and Kent . By H. Alker Tripp ("Leigh Hoe"). Illustrated by the author. London: John Lane the Bodley Head Limited, (1924). First Printing. Pp. (4),v-x,(2),1-292,(8), frontis., + 15 leaves of monochrome plates. Includes numerous textual illustrations. Map endpapers. 8vo, grey cloth with black borders to boards and spine, black lettering to spine, top edge dyed a deep blue. The author's account of his coastwise cruising adventures in the approaches of the River Th... View more info

Ghosts, Pirates and Treasure Troves. in dj. signed

By: TRUEMAN, Stuart

Price: $25.00

Publisher: McClelland and Stewart, Toronto, 1975, ISBN:0771086024:

Seller ID: 75253

TRUEMAN, Stuart. Ghosts, Pirates and Treasure Troves : The Phantoms that Haunt New Brunswick. (Toronto): McClelland and Stewart, (1975). Pp. 155. 8vo,tan cloth. See Spadoni & Donnelly 2696. A collection of New Brunswick folk lore. Of nautical interest: "The Phantom of Bay Chaleur" (pp. 54-60), "The Apparitions of Grand Manan" (pp. 89-103), "The Ubiquitous Captain Kidd" (pp. 118-128), "They Found the Pot of Gold" (pp. 129-134), and "The Sea Keeps Its Secrets" (pp. 135-142). Vg in dj (dime-sized stain to front panel). Signed by the author. 25.00 View more info

Deep-Water Sail. 2nd UK in dj.


Price: $85.00

Publisher: Brown, Son & Ferguson, Glasgow, 1955,:

Seller ID: 78453

UNDERHILL, Harold. Deep-Water Sail. With illustrations and plans. Glasgow: Brown, Son & Ferguson, Ltd., Nautical Publishers, (1955). Second UK Printing. Pp. (6),vii-xxix,(3),1-302, frontis., + 56 p. of plates interspersed throughout the text, and 100 leaves of plans (some of which are folding) printed on thinner paper at rear. Copiously illustrated. Illustrated endpapers. Large 8vo, pebbled green cloth with pressed lettering to front and gilt lettering to spine. Spine roll, minor wrinkling to plans section, else vg in rubbed, spine-chipped, tape-repaired dj. 85.00 View more info

China and the South China Sea Disputes : Conflicting Claims and Potential Solutions in the South China Sea

By: VALENCIA, Mark J. Adelphi Paper 298

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press, for the Internatioanl Institute of Strategic Studies, Oxford, 1995, ISBN:0198280890:

Seller ID: 78507

VALENCIA, Mark J. China and the South China Sea Disputes : Conflicting Claims and Potential Solutions in the South China Sea . Oxford: Oxford University Press, for the International Institute of Strategic Studies, (1995). Pp.[1]-75,(5), with a map. 8vo, printed pale blue card covers. Adelphi Paper number 298. Some cover creasing, else vg. From the library of Robert W. Reford. 30.00 View more info

Ships & How They Sailed the Seven Seas. 5th pr in dj

By: Van LOON, Hendrik Willem

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Simon and Schuster, 1935,:

Seller ID: 76556

Van LOON, Hendrik Willem. Ships & How They Sailed the Seven Seas (5000 B.C.- A.D.1935). N.Y.: Simon and Schuster, 1935. Fifth Printing. Pp. 318. With [139] illustrations. Frontis. 8vo, blue cloth. Minor foxing to fore-edge, penned gift inscription, else vg in spine browned and spoted, chipped and torn dj (which opens up into a map). 35.00 View more info

Early Canadian Timekeepers.


Price: $150.00

Publisher: Boston Mills Press Book / Stoddart, Erin / Toronto , 1993, ISBN:1550460730:

Seller ID: 80525

VARKARIS, Jane & James E. CONNELL. Early Canadian Timekeepers. (Erin) : Boston Mills Press Book / (Toronto) : Stoddart, (1993). First Edition. Pp [1]-272. Illustrated. Index. 4to, blue cloth, silver lettering to spine. Contents : 1. Time Measurement in Canada. 2. Maritime Provinces and Newfoundland. 3. Lower Canada, Canada East and Quebec. 4. Upper Canada, Canada West andOntario. 5. Port Records. Of nautical interest : Chapter 5 – Port Records (pp. 250-257) consists of lists of ships who included clocks as cargo ente ring the ports of Cobourg, Hamilton, Kingston, Phillipsburg, Sarnia, and ... View more info

Glance Astern

By: VERITY, Colin

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Hutton Press, Beverley, East Yorkshire, 2003, ISBN:1902709225:

Seller ID: 76243

VERITY, Colin. A Glance Astern. (Beverley, East Yorkshire): Hutton Press, 2003. Pp. [1]-124. Colour illustrations. Oblong 8vo, illustrated card covers. 62 of the artist's paintings with description by the artist of each of the paintings. Dent to top corner, dent to rear cover, slightly cocked, else vg. 30.00 View more info

Falmouth for Orders. 1st US in dj


Price: $50.00

Publisher: Henry Holt, 1929,:

Seller ID: 53168

VILLIERS, A.J. Falmouth for Orders : The Story of the Last Clipper Ship Race around Cape Horn. With an Introduction by Frank C. Bowen. Profusely Illustrated with Photographs taken by the Author. N.Y.: Henry Holt, (1929). First Printing. Pp (6),vii-xxv,(3),3-301,(1), frontispiece + 8 leaves of plates. 8vo, brown cloth. Chapters : 1. Two Four-Masted Barques; 2. Beatrice and Herzogin Cecilie; 3. Setting Out; 4. We Discover a Stowaway; 5. Her Story; 6. Across the Tasman Sea; 7. Wind!; 8. On the Road to Cape Horn; 9. With the Royals Set; 10. Never Monotonous; 11. The World's Last Fleet; 12. The Pas... View more info

By Way of Cape Horn. 4th US Holt pr, in dj.

By: VILLIERS, A.J. WALKER, Ronald Gregory.

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Henry Holt, 1930,:

Seller ID: 76672

VILLIERS, A.J. By Way of Cape Horn. Illustrated with Photographs taken by Ronald Gregory Walker and the author. NY: Henry Holt, (December 1930). Fourth US Printing. Pp (12),xi--xii,(2),3-336,(2) + frontispiece +11 leaves of plates, with folding map at rear. 8vo, blue cloth. Villiers' account of his 1929 passage before the mast in the full-rigged ship Grace Harwar. A vivid,exciting, and at times poignant look at the last days of merchant sail. Ch apters : 1. The Cutting; 2. Last of Her Class; 3. Fellow Adventurers; 4. First Weeks; 5. "All Well"; 6. "He is Dead!"; 7. The Cost; 8.... View more info

Grain Race. 1st US in dj.


Price: $60.00

Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons, New York, 1933,:

Seller ID: 56090

VILLIERS, Alan. Grain Race . NY: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1933. First US Edition with the Scribner's A. Pp. (6),vii-viii,(4),1-331,(1), frontispiece +30 p. of plates. 8vo, blue cloth, top edge dyed brick red. "This story of the voyage of the four-masted barque Parma in the grain "race" of the last of the sailing-ships from Australia to the English Channel completes the picture which I set out to give of the graceful wind ships before the last ofthem departed - a picture which was begun in Falmouth for Orders and conti nued in By Way of Cape Horn." - from the foreword. Vg in vg ... View more info

ffect of Antimicrobial Substances on the Ability of the Mysid Shrimp Mysis stenolepis to Digest Cellulose


Price: $5.00

Publisher: 1982,:

Seller ID: 78895

WAINWRIGHT, P.F. and K.H. MANN. "Effect of Antimicrobial Substances on the Ability of the Mysid Shrimp Mysis stenolepis to Digest Cellulose." Offprintfrom Marine Ecology - Progress Series, Vol. 7 : 309-313, 1982. Published M arch 5. 4to, self wraps. Both authors were at the Department of Biology, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia. Very good. 5.00 View more info