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Grain Race. 1st US in dj.

By: VILLIERS, Alan

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

By: WAINWRIGHT, P.F. and K.H. MANN.

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

In Our Liverpool Home

By: WALKER, Brian HINCHLIFFE, Ann

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Blackstaff Press, Belfast, 1978, ISBN:0856401730:

Seller ID: 76247


WALKER, Brian and Ann HINCHLIFFE. In Our Liverpool Home. (Belfast): Blackstaff Press, (1978). Pp. [1]-104. Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated card covers. "The Liverpool portrayed in the pages of this handsome book was a city at the meeting point of its Victorian past and its twentieth century present. The wealth and enterprise of its port, its industries and its commerce had made it a handsome city, with broad avenues and grand buildings: a place to be proud of, as many of the fine photographs in this book show. It was alsoa city whose people knew hardship, where barefoot urchins and careworn ... View more info

In the Wake of the Wind-Ships. 1st UK no dj.

By: WALLACE, Frederick William

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Hodder and Stoughton, London, 1927,:

Seller ID: 80082


WALLACE, Frederick William. In the Wake of the Wind-Ships : Notes, Records,and Biographies pertaining to the Square-Rigged Merchant Marine of British North America. London: Hodder and Stoughton, (1927). First UK Edition. Pp. (i)-xii, (1)-282, [2], frontis., + 60 p. of plates. 8vo, green cloth with pressed illustration of sailing vessel to front board and gilt lettering tospine. Front inner hinge cracked, previous owner's blindstamp to half-titl e, light discolouration to endpapers, else vg. A nice, bright copy. 125.00 View more info

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Wooden Ships and Iron Men. US no dj

By: WALLACE, Frederick William

Price: $90.00

Publisher: Charles E. Lauriat, 1937,: 1937

Seller ID: 14274


WALLACE, Frederick William. Wooden Ships and Iron Men : The Story of the Square-Rigged Merchant Marine of British North America, the Ships, Their Builders and Owners and the Men who Sailed Them. Illustrated by Photographs andDrawings. Boston : Charles E. Lauriat Co., 1937. First U.S. Trade Edition. Pp (6),vii-xviii,1-356,(2), frontis.+ 54 pages of plates. 8vo, pale ochre cloth. Watters p.902, Rhodenizer p.652-3, NSIB 52. Chapters ; 1. The Dawn of British North American Shipping; 2. The Boon Days of the 'Fifties; 3. The'Sixties in Quebec and New Brunswick Shipping; 4. The 'Sixties in Nova Sco t... View more info

Encyclopedia of Sea Warfare: From the first Ironclads to the present day. 1st in dj.

By: WARNER, Oliver [et al] PRESTON, Antony WETTEN, Desmond MOUNTBATTEN, Earl, Admiral of the Fleet. (Foreword)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Crowell, 1975, ISBN:0690007698:

Seller ID: 64149


WARNER, Oliver [et al]. Encyclopedia of Sea Warfare: From the first Ironclads to the present day. Authors: Oliver Warner, Captain Geoffrey Bennett, Captain Donald Mcintyre, Frank Uhlig Jr., Desmond Wettern, Antony Preston. Foreword by Admiral of the Fleet the Earl Mountbatten of Burma: Thomas Y. Crowell Company, (1975). First Crowell Edition. Pp 250. Profusely illustrated with maps, b/w and/or colour photos, drawings and diagrams; pictorial endpapers; triple column. 4to, blue cloth. "...This Encyclopedia of Sea Warfare which covers the history from the first Ironclads to the present day is... View more info

Beautiful Swimmers. 7th Penguin trade pbk

By: WARNER, William W.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Penguin, 1979, ISBN:0140044051:

Seller ID: 74789


WARNER, William W. Beautiful Swimmers : Watermen, Crabs and the Chesapeake Bay. Drawings by Consuelo Hanks. (N.Y.): Penguin Books, (1979). Seventh Penguin Printing. Pp 304. Illustrated. 8vo, trade paperback. Covers rubbed, else vg. 8.00 View more info

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Preservation of Life from Shipwreck : A Trilogy. 3 vols.

By: WHITAKER, Boswell

Price: $300.00

Publisher: South Tyneside Libraries, South Tyneside, 1979, ISBN:0906617022:

Seller ID: 38056


WHITAKER, Boswell. Preservation of Life from Shipwreck : A Trilogy. [Three volumes comprising:] Skuetender Lifeboat; South Shields Volunteer Life Brigade; Tynemouth Volunteer Life Brigade. (South Tyneside): South Tyneside Libraries, (1979, 1980). Pp 167, 188, 226. 8vo, green cloth. Three volumes providing a comprehensive history of the development of lifesaving services atthe mouth of the river Tyne, from the late eighteenth century to the mid-1 970s. With illustrations in the text. All three volumes vg in dj. All signed by Whitaker. For the set. 300.00 View more info

They Were Expendable. later US no dj

By: WHITE, W.L.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Harcourt, Brace, 1942,:

Seller ID: 75006


WHITE, W.L. They Were Expendable. N.Y.: Harcourt, Brace and Co., (1942). Later Printing. Pp 209. 8vo, black cloth, top edge dyed red. "Here is the first great story of our war as seen by the men fighting it. When the first Japanese planes roared over Manila Bay, Motor Torpedo Boat Squadron 3 went into action. And when General MacArthur was ordered to Australia, Squadron 3 - what was left of it - was picked to take him on the perilous trip out of Bataan." - from the dj. Name, else vg. 15.00 View more info

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The Steam Navy of England : Past, Present, and Future. First Edition

By: WILLIAMS, Harry

Price: $280.00

Publisher: W.H. Allen, 1893,:

Seller ID: 32377


WILLIAMS, Harry. The Steam Navy of England : Past, Present, and Future. London : W.H. Allen & Co., Limited, 1893. First Edition. Pp (6),[vii]-xxxi,(3),[3]-288 + 32-page publisher's catalogue (dated November 1992),(2, ads for the United Service Magazine). 8vo, navy cloth, gilt lettering front and spine, British flag panel on front. Harry Williams, R.N., a naval engineer and Chief Inspector of Machinery. "[The] chief aim throughout has been to keep steadily in view the possible requirements for the future Navy, and to do this it is necessary to consider the... View more info

Summer Course in the Mediterranean, on Board an American Frigate

By: WILLIS, N. Parker

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Alden, Beardsley & Company; Wanzer, Beardsley & Company, Auburn; Rochester, 1853,:

Seller ID: 76599


WILLIS, N. Parker. Summer Cruise in the Mediterranean, on Board an AmericanFrigate. Auburn: Alden, Beardsley & Company, Rochester: Wanzer, Beardsley & Company, 1853. Pp. [i]-xv,(2),16-396. 9vo, rebound in blue cloth spine with gray paper-covered boards. "Of one of the most delicious episodes in a long period of foreign travel, this volume is the imperfect and hastily written transcript. Even at the time it was written, the author felt its experience to be a dream - so exempt was it from the interrupting and qualifying drawbacks of happiness in common and working life - but now, after an in... View more info

Elements of Water Transportation

By: WILSON, G. Lloyd

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Traffic Service Corporation, Washington, 1955,:

Seller ID: 76417


WILSON, G. Lloyd. The Elements of Water Transportation. Washington: The Traffic Service Corporation, 1955. Pp. 1-39,(1). Illustrated. Triple column. 4to, illustrated stapled black card covers. An informative, slim volume outlining the background of the shipping business. Spine worn, silverfishing tofront cover, else vg. 10.00 View more info

Flag and Fleet. nice copy, no dj.

By: WOOD, William BEATTY, David, Sir, Admiral of the Fleet.

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Macmillan, Toronto, 1919,:

Seller ID: 77976


WOOD, William. Flag and Fleet : How the British Navy won the Freedom of theSeas. With a preface by Admiral-of-the-Fleet Sir David Beatty. Toronto: Ma cmillan, 1919. Pp 301, incl. frontis. Small 8vo, ill. blue cloth. Produced under the auspices of the Navy League of Canada, a somewhat teleological interpretation of modern naval history reflecting the recent Allied triumph in the Great War. Boards lightly rubbed with a couple of small damp spots torear board, else vg. 85.00 View more info

Ocean's End : Travels Through Endangered Seas. pbk. signed.

By: WOODARD, Colin EHRLICH, Paul, foreword.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Basic Books, 2000, ISBN:0465015719:

Seller ID: 76420


WOODARD, Colin. Ocean's End : Travels Through Endangered Seas. (NY) Basic Books, (2000). Pp 300. 8vo, ill. dark card covers. "...a stirring eyewitnessaccount of the state of the world's oceans and a landmark call to action. After spending a year and a half crisscrossing the world's oceans, Colin Woodard tells a fascinating tale of fishermen and scientists, officials and activists, divers and sailors, religious leaders and government ministers who daily confront the oceans' problems." -from the cover. Vg. Signed withoutinscription by Woodard on the title page. 15.00 View more info

Sea Warriors : Fighting Captains and Frigate Warfare in the Age of Nelson. 1st US In dj.

By: WOODMAN, Richard NELSON, Horatio)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Carroll and Graf, New York, 2001, ISBN:0786708557:

Seller ID: 75321


WOODMAN, Richard. The Sea Warriors : Fighting Captains and Frigate Warfare in the Age of Nelson . New York: Carroll and Graf, Inc., (2001). First American Printing. Pp. [i]-xvi,1-384, + 16 p. of plates. Illustrated. Illustrated endpapers. 8vo, blue cloth with silver lettering to spine. Vg in dj. 25.00 View more info

Lake Michigan's Railroad Car Ferries. pbk.

By: ZIMMERMAN, Karl

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Andover Junction Publications, Andover, NJ, 1993, ISBN:0944119115:

Seller ID: 74949


ZIMMERMAN, Karl. Lake Michigan's Railroad Car Ferries . Andover, NJ: Andover Junction Publicatons, (1993). Pp. [1]-64. Illustrated. Double column. 4to, illustrated stapled blue card covers. "Avoiding the tangle of grid-lcoed freight yards and the hassle of big-city traffic jams, rail cares and laterautomobiles and passengers sailed freely and expeditiously across Lake Mic higan. Cross-lake carferry service began in November 1892 when wooden-hulled Ann Arbor No. 1 sailed from Kewaunee, Wisconsin to Frankfort, Michigan. Service continues on right up until today -- for automobiles and passeng... View more info