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White : Last Days in the Antarctic Journeys of Scott and Mawson, dj.

By: CAESAR, Adrian SCOTT, Robert Falcon) MAWSON, Douglas)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Macmillan, London, 2001, ISBN:0333905725:

Seller ID: 74961

CAESAR, Adrian. The White : Last Days in the Antarctic Journeys of Scott and Mawson, 1911-1913 . (London): Macmillan, (2001). Pp. (8),1-287,(9). 8vo, blue cloth with silver lettering to spine. Vg in unclipped dj. 20.00 View more info

No Earthly Command . 1st UK in dj

By: CALDER-MARSHALL, Arthur. WOODS, Alexander Riall Wadham, Rev.)

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Rupert Hart-Davis, 1957,:

Seller ID: 30646

CALDER-MARSHALL, Arthur. No Earthly Command : Being an enquiry into the life of Vice-Admiral the Reverend Alexander Riall Wadham Woods D.S.O.and bar of whom it was said that during the Battle of Jutland while Signals Officer to the Admiral of the Grand Fleet, Sir John Jellicoe, he received an 'interposed message' telling him to serve God. L.: Rupert Hart-Davis, 1957. Pp.255, portrait frontis. 8vo, maroon cloth. Vg in slightly nicked, price-clipped dj. 45.00 View more info

Vanished Whaler. reprint no dj

By: CATHERALL, Arthur Apex Series

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Nelson, 1955,:

Seller ID: 75001

CATHERALL, Arthur. Vanished Whaler. L.: Nelson, (1953). Reprint. Illustrated. Pp 180. 8vo, brown cloth. A juvenile novel, first published in 1939. This is the Apex Series edition. "Jim and his friend Nugget are air pilot and observer employed as scouts by a Norwegian whaling expedition. Sent out to find the Oslo, a whale-chaser which seems to be out of wireless touch with the parent ship, they find her all right, but - deserted [...] plots and counterplots centred around a Spanish treasure-ship locked for three centuries in the ice" - dj. Name, edges foxed, else vg. 10.00 View more info

Waterman's Song : Slavery and Freedom in Maritime North Carolina. pbk.

By: CECELSKI, David S.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: University of North Carolina Press, Chapel Hill, NC, 2001, ISBN:0807849723:

Seller ID: 75356

CECELSKI, David S. The Waterman's Song : Slavery and Freedom in Maritime North Carolina . Chapel Hill, NC: University of North Carolina Press, (2001).Pp. [i]-xx,[1]-304,(4). Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated pale blue and white card covers. "The first major study of slavery in the maritime South, [thisvolume] chronicles the world of slave and free black fishermen, pilots, ri vermen, sailors, ferrymen, and other laborers who, from the colonial era through Reconstruction, plied the vast inland waters of North Carolina from the Outer Banks to the upper reaches of the tidewater rivers." - from... View more info

Stately Southerner. 1st US no dj


Price: $40.00

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin, Boston and N.Y., 1926,:

Seller ID: 75918

CLEMENTS, Rex. A Stately Southerner. With pen and ink sketches by A. Weston. Boston and N.Y.: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1926. First U.S. Edition. Printed in Great Britain. Pp (10),11- 191,(1),[i]-iii ("Opinions of the Press" on Clements' A Gipsy of the Horn), (1) Pagination includes the frontispieceand 5 other sketches by Weston. 8vo, blue cloth. Chapters : A Stately Sout herner - The First Watch, "The Ladies Gulf", "The Wide Ethiopian", The River of India, Valhalla, Lomitas, Landfall; "The Ports Desired": Umgeni River;The Island of Ascension; "Unto the Hill... View more info

Leader of the Crocks


Price: $60.00

Publisher: F.W. Cheshire, 1945,:

Seller ID: 41104

CLIFFORD, L.E. The Leader of the Crocks. Melbourne: F.W. Cheshire, 1945. Pp221, [16] pp plates. Small 8vo, blue cloth. Law 1454. A report on the auth or's experiences aboard the Royal Australian Navy destroyer Stuart, chieflyin the Mediterranean, between September 1939 and July 1941. Cloth rubbed, paper yellowed (as usual), else vg. 60.00 View more info

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Extraordinary Seaman. First Edition in dustjacket


Price: $40.00

Publisher: MacGibbon & Kee, 1957,: 1957

Seller ID: 75507

(COCHRANE, Captain Lord ) MALLALIEU, J.P.W. Extraordinary Seaman. Illustrated by Mudge-Marriatt. London : MacGibbon & Kee, (September) 1957. First Edition. Pp. (9),ix,(1),1-179,(3). 8vo, black cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Thomas Cochrane, 10th Earl of Dundonald (1775-1860), was a British politician and naval adventurer, considered one of the most daring sea captains during the Napoleonic Wars. Although Captain Cochrane is considered one of Britain's finest sea fighters, his name is not well known, even by his own countrymen. His life and exploits served as inspiration for... View more info

Liners, The. 1st Penguin pbk

By: COLEMAN, Terry

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Penguin, 1977,:

Seller ID: 22524

COLEMAN, Terry. The Liners : A History of the North Atlantic Crossing. (Harmondsworth) : Penguin Books, (1977). First Penguin Printing. Pp 232. Illustrated. 8vo, card covers. Vg. 20.00 View more info

Rime of the Ancient Mariner in Seven Parts

By: COLERIDGE, Samuel Taylor Pogany, Willy

Price: $200.00

Publisher: George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd., London, 0,:

Seller ID: 78387

COLERIDGE, Samuel Taylor. Rime of the Ancient Mariner in Seven Parts. Presented by Willy Pogany. London, George G. Harrap, [nd]. Pp. [128]. Illus. incl. 20 tipped in col. plates by Pogany. lge 6vo, gilt designs and lettering on grey cloth front and spine. Two inch splits to head of spine on both hinges, name, else vg. 200.00 View more info

Merchant Seaman in War. 1st US.

By: CORNFORD, L. Cope JELLICOE, John R., Admiral Sir, foreword

Price: $50.00

Publisher: George H. Doran, New York, 1918,:

Seller ID: 76041

CORNFORD, L. Cope. The Merchant Seaman in War. With a foreword by Admiral Sir John R. Jellicoe. New York: George H. Doran, (1918). First American Printing. Pp. [i]-xvi,17-320. 8vo, green cloth with black lettering to front and spine. A narrative outlining the harrowing day-to-day life of a sailor inthe British merchant marine during the First World War. Contents: 1. The M ine; 2. The Submarine; 3. "War Is War"; 4. The Last Chance; 5. Small Game; 6. "Where is Harpalion?"; 7. Netsuke; 8. The Sole Survivor; 9. According toInstructions; 10. The Lusitania; 11. The Castaways; 12. Dow... View more info

North Pole Legacy : Black, White and Eskimo. pbk.

By: COUNTER, S. Allen HENSON, Matthew PEARY, Robert

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Invisible Cities Press, Montpelier, VT, 2001, ISBN:1931229090:

Seller ID: 75282

COUNTER, S. Allen. North Pole Legacy : Black, White and Eskimo . Monpelier,VT: Invisible Cities Press, (2001). Pp. [i]-xii,(2),[1]-254, + 28 p. of pl ates. Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated cream card covers with blue title blockto spine. "In the 1980s, Allen Counter - a neuroscientist at Harvard Unive rsity and a longtime admirer of Matthew Henson, the African American who codiscovered the North Pole with Robert Peary - heard rumours that Peary and Henson fathered sons with Eskimo women while in the Arctic. Counter arranged a visit to the remote Greenland villages where Peary and Henosn had s... View more info

Economics of Canadian Transportation. 1st in dj.


Price: $50.00

Publisher: University of Toronto Press, Toronto, 1954,:

Seller ID: 76502

CURRIE, A.W. Economics of Canadian Transportation . Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1954. First Canadian Printing. Pp. [i]-vii,(1),[1]-727,(1). 8vo, red cloth with gilt lettering to spine. "Transportation is without a doubt the major problem of the Canadian economy. The cause is our geography,and the effort to find a solution has constituted a major part of our hist ory. [...] This highly informative book covers in detail all the various fields of Canadian transportation, with an examination of theories and principles, [...] with chapters dealing with rates on particular commodities;... View more info

Fire Ice : A Novel from the NUMA Files. 1st US in dj


Price: $20.00

Publisher: Putnam's Sons, 2002, ISBN:0399148728:

Seller ID: 59763

CUSSLER, Clive. Fire Ice : A Novel from the NUMA Files. With Paul Kemprecos. NY: G. P. Putnam's Sons, (2002). First Printing. Pp 434. 8vo, dark blue paper covered spine with lighter blue paper covered boards. "A Kurt Austin Adventure." -from the dust jacket. "All along the eastern seaboard [of the United States] lie pockets of methane hydrate, a notoriously unstable compound known as "fire ice." What if some one should set them off, say, outside an major city?" -from the dust jacket. Vg in dj. 20.00 View more info

D. Fuhrmann, Nissle & Günther Nflg. 1840-1965

By: D. Fuhrmann, Nissle & Günther Nflg.)

Price: $60.00

Publisher: D. Fuhrmann, Nissle & Günther Nflg., 1965,:

Seller ID: 41034

(D. Fuhrmann, Nissle & Günther Nflg.). D. Fuhrmann, Nissle & Günther Nflg. 1840-1965. (Hamburg: The Company, 1965). Pp 63. Square 8vo, pale blue spinewith blue boards. An illustrated history of the Hamburg-based firm of ship brokers. With text in German and English. Slightly rubbed, slight soiling to spine at rear, else vg. 60.00 View more info

Hollow Shaft Trip Paddle : A Construction Manual

By: DARRELL, Bryan

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Kayak Guy, Halifax, 2002, ISBN:0973167416:

Seller ID: 74967

DARRELL, Bryan. The Hollow Shaft Trip Paddle : A Construction Manual . Halifax; The Kayak Guy, 2002. Pp. 1-39, with folding pattern at rear. Printed on one side only. Illustrated. 8vo, decorated white card covers with black spiral binding. Vg. 8.00 View more info

Out There. signed in dj.

By: DAY, George McCORMICK, Herb.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Seven Seas Press, 1983,:

Seller ID: 38519

DAY, George and Herb McCORMICK. Out There. Newport, R.I.: Seven Seas Press,(1983). Pp 207, [16] pp plates. 8vo, blue spine with blue boards. Morris & Howland p.42. A lively account of the seventeen men who ran the first BOC singlehanded round-the-world race, and of the vicissitudes they faced in pursuit of victory. Vg in rubbed, nicked dj. Signed by McCormick. 45.00 View more info

Silent War. in dj

By: DEACON, Richard

Price: $30.00

Publisher: David & Charles, 1978,:

Seller ID: 27441

DEACON, Richard. The Silent War: A History of Western Naval Intelligence. Newton Abbot: David & Charles, (1978). Pp 288. 16 pages of plates. 8vo, bluecloth. Law 0819. "In this absorbing history, Richard Deacon, after briefly surveying the precursors to naval intelligence, traces the progress of wes tern espionage services over the last century and a half." -from the dj. Light soiling to edges, else vg in s[ine-sunned dj. 30.00 View more info

Life and Strange Surprising Adventures of Robinson Crusoe of York Mariner as Related by Himself


Price: $45.00

Publisher: Ernest Nister, London, 0,:

Seller ID: 75579

DEFOE, Daniel. Life and Strange Surprising Adventures of Robinson Crusoe ofYork Mariner as Related by Himself. London: Ernest Nister, [n.d.] Pp. (1)- 328. Illustrated with "upwards of eighty black-and-white drawings by J. Finnemore, G.H. Thompson, and Archibald Webb" plus six colour plates includingfrontispiece. Illustrated cloth cover with gilt lettering, red dye to page edges. Inner hinges cracked, 1.5" of upper rear hinge cracked, spine darke ned, edgeworn, board showing through cloth at corners, soiling and rubbing to covers, else vg. 45.00 View more info

Pirates! in an Adventure with Scientists

By: DEFOE, Gideon

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Weidenfeld & Nicolson, London, 2004, ISBN:0297848852:

Seller ID: 75550

DEFOE, Gideon. The Pirates! in an Adventure with Scientists. London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson, (2004). Pp. [8],1-135,[1]. Illustrated. Small 8vo, black cloth cover with gold lettering to spine. Rear top corner slightly bent, else vg in vg dj. 10.00 View more info

Mariners' Highway Code: With Questions and Answers

By: DERRETT, D.R. Capt.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Maritime Press, London, 1970, ISBN: 540002194:

Seller ID: 76467

DERRETT, D.R., Capt. The Mariners' Highway Code: With Questions and Answers. London: Maritime Press, (1970). First edition 1965, second edition revised and enlarged 1970. Pp. [1]-87,(1). 8vo, illustrated green card covers with whtie spine. A Maritime Press Practical Handbook. "This book provides an entirely novel and practical approach to the study of the ''Rule of the Road'. A very comprehensive selection of questions and answers is provided, and for the more thorough visualisation and understanding of the navigation light display provision is made for the preparation of self-testing 'fla... View more info