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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 ... 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

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... 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... 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... 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... 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; Helfens... 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.... View more info

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

By: THELWELL, Norman THELWELL, Norman

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 t... 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 ... 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... View more info

Deep-Water Sail. 2nd UK in dj.

By: UNDERHILL, Harold

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 ro... 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.

By: VARKARIS, Jane CONNELL, James E.

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 ... 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

By: VILLIERS, A.J.

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;... View more info