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Directory of Shipowners, Shipbuilders, and Marine Engineers, 1952

By: Directory]

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Tothill Press, London, 1952,:

Seller ID: 74850


[Directory]. Directory of Shipowners, Shipbuilders, and Marine Engineers, 1952 . London: Tothill Press, 1952. Fiftieth year of publication. Pp. [1]-116 of ads,[1]-912,117-200 of more ads, including boards. Illustrated. 8vo, decorated blue cloth with gilt lettering to front and spine. Front inner hinge cracked, rear inner hinge broken, outer hinges and edges worn, pp. 5-6 in ads removed. As is. 25.00 View more info

One Hundred Thirty Years of Steam Navigation. green leather gilt to spine

By: DOLLAR, Robert

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Schwabacher-Frey Company, 1917,:

Seller ID: 59877


DOLLAR, Robert. One Hundred Thirty Years of Steam Navigation. A History of the Merchant Ship. San Francisco : Privately published for the Author by Schwabacher-Frey Company, (1931). Pp 138 including a port. frontis., with tissue guard + [27] leaves of plates. 8vo, green leather with gilt lettering to spine and upper board and gilt decoration to front cover, teg. Robert Dollar, the owner of the largest merchant fleet on the west coast of the United States writes this history of the development of the steamship from its earliest days to the time of publication of the book. "I have tired to a... View more info

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Die Viermastbark "Passat" : Der Lebensroman eines Tiefwasserseglers. in dj

By: DOMIZLAFF, Hans

Price: $120.00

Publisher: Delius, Klasing & Co., 1960,:

Seller ID: 49094


DOMIZLAFF, Hans. Die Viermastbark "Passat" : Der Lebensroman eines Tiefwasserseglers. Bielefeld und Berlin: Delius, Klasing & Co., (1960). Pp. 202, folding plan at rear, maps to endpapers. Frontis and many full page black & white photographs. Large 8vo, beige woven cloth, leather panel to spine and front. A pictorial account of the voyages of the four-masted barque "Passat". Front hinge cracked, small inkstamp to title page and on two pages in the margin, inscription to half-title, else vg in slightly rubbed dj. 120.00 View more info

Cold Storage at the London and India Docks

By: DONALDSON, Hay Frederick. Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers 129

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Institution of Civil Engineers, 1897,:

Seller ID: 38533


DONALDSON, Hay Frederick. Cold Storage at the London and India Docks. With an Abstract of the Discussion upon the Paper. Edited by J.H.T. Tudsbery. L:The Institution of Civil Engineers, 1897. Pp 50 + 2 folding plate at rear. 8vo, printed wraps. Excerpt Minutes of Proceedings of the Institution of C ivil Engineers Vol. 129. Session 1896-97, Part 3. Not in Ben Cohen, The Thames 1580-1980 : A General Bibliography. Plans, tables and figures in the text, and 2 large folding plate with more plans. Fine. 75.00 View more info

Ships of the Royal Mail Lines 2nd imp, in dj.

By: DOWDEN, Prosper CAMPBELL, G.F.

Price: $37.00

Publisher: Adlard Coles, 1954,:

Seller ID: 76119


DOWDEN, Prosper. Ships of the Royal Mail Lines. Drawings by G.F. Campbell. L: Adlard Coles Ltd., (Jan. 1954). Second Edition. Pp 80. Illustrated. Oblong 12mo, blue cloth. A ship recognition manual presenting the history and contemporary state of Royal Mail liners. A volume in the Ross Ship Series. The half-title page uses the term edition, whilst the dj has impression. Vg in torn price-clipped dj, with the an original American price rubber-stamped on the flap. 37.00 View more info

Railway and Other Steamers. 1st in dj.

By: DUCKWORTH, Christian Leslie Dyce and Graham Easton LANGMUIR LANGMUIR, Graham Easton

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Shipping Histories, Glasgow, 1948,:

Seller ID: 76086


DUCKWORTH, Christian Leslie Dyce and Graham Easton LANGMUIR. Railway and Other Steamers . Glasgow: Shipping Histories, 1948. First Printing. Pp. [i]-xii,[1]-340, + 69 p. of plates. Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Contents: Part 1: London Midland Region: 1. Holyhead, Garston and Chester Sections; 2. Liverpool, Goole and Fleetwood Docks Sections; 3. Fleetwood Section; 4. Heysham Section; 5. Barrow and Lack District Section; 6. Tilbury Section. Part 2: Eastern and North Eastern Regions: 7. Harwich, Lowestofy, etc. Section; 8. Grimsby, Immingham and New Holland Section; ... View more info

Ship Recognition : Merchant Ships. 4th imp in dj.

By: DUNN, Laurence Ross Ship Series

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Adlard Coles, George G. Harrap and John de Graff, New York, 1954,:

Seller ID: 76271


DUNN, Laurence. Ship Recognition : Merchant Ships . New York: Adlard Coles,in association with George G. Harrap & Co. and John de Graff, Inc., Februa ry 1954. Fourth impression of the first American printing. Pp. [1]-128. Illustrated. Triple column. Small oblong 8vo, blue cloth with gilt decoration to front and gilt lettering to spine. A volume in the Ross Ship Series. With "John de Graff" to tail of spine. Faint soiling to rear board, occasionalfoxing, else vg in rubbed, nicked, tape-repaired, unclipped dj. 40.00 View more info

Liners and Their Recognition. 2nd US imp in dj.

By: DUNN, Lawrence Ship Recognition series)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Adlard Coles, in association with George G. Harrap / John de Graff, New York, 1954,:

Seller ID: 76117


DUNN, Lawrence. Liners and Their Recognition. London/New York: Adlard Coles, in association with George G. Harrap/John de Graff, (1954). Second US Printing. Pp. [1]-160. Illustrated. Small oblong 8vo, green cloth with blue lettering to spine. A volume in the Ship Recognition Series. Vg in vg unclipped dj. 40.00 View more info

Liners and Their Recognition. 2nd US imp in dj.

By: DUNN, Lawrence Ship Recognition series)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Adlard Coles, in association with George G. Harrap / John de Graff, New York, 1954,:

Seller ID: 75285


DUNN, Lawrence. Liners and Their Recognition. London/New York: Adlard Coles, in association with George G. Harrap/John de Graff, (1954). Second US Printing. Pp. [1]-160. Illustrated. Small oblong 8vo, green cloth with blue lettering to spine. A volume in the Ship Recognition Series. Vg in rubbed, chipped, stained, unclipped dj. 30.00 View more info

Ships of the Union-Castle Line. 1st UK in dj.

By: DUNN, Lawrence Ship Series

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Adlard Coles, 1954,:

Seller ID: 25628


DUNN, Lawrence. Ships of the Union-Castle Line. (Southampton) : Adlard Coles, (1954). First Edition. Pp (8),9-128. Illustrated. Double column. Oblong sm 8vo, blue cloth. In the Ships Series. Chapters : 1. The Union Line; 2. The Rivals; 3. After the Amalgamation; 4. The First World War; 5. Between the Wars; 6. The Second World War; 7. Centenary; 8. The Present Mail Fleet; 9. The Present Intermediate and Round Africa Fleet; 10. The Present Cargo Fleet; Appendices : 1. Ships of the Union-Line, the Castle Line and the Union-Castle Line; 2. Colouring of Ships; 3. The Present Fleet, Natal Line and K... View more info

Pictorial History of American Ships on the High Seas and Inland Waters. indj.

By: DURANT, John and Alice DURANT, Alice

Price: $15.00

Publisher: A.S. Barnes, New York, 1953,:

Seller ID: 75012


DURANT, John and Alice. Pictorial History of American Ships on the High Seas and Inland Waters . New York: A.S. Barnes, (1953). Pp. [i]-viii,[1]-312. Illustrated. Double column. 4to, half blue and half white cloth, gilt decoration to front, gilt lettering to spine. Vg in rubbed, nicked dj. 15.00 View more info

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British Bluejacket 1915-1940: A Social Study of the Royal Navy.. inscr., in dj.

By: EDWARDS, A. Trystan

Price: $90.00

Publisher: Simpkin Marshall, 1940,:

Seller ID: 40891


EDWARDS, A. Trystan. British Bluejacket 1915-1940 : A Social Study of the Royal Navy. L: Simpkin Marshall, 1940. Pp 170. 8vo, card covers. Contents include: "The Seaman of Today"; "Shaking Up"; "Routine"; "Rank and Manners"; "Naval Aesthetics"; "Domestic Reactions"; "Navy Language"; "Gold Braid and Blue Collar"; "Religion on the Lower Deck"; "'Rockies' at Sea"; "Educational Standards"; "The Civilization of the Navy." A note tipped-in reading as follows: "Owing to Enemy Action, the publication of... View more info

Uneasy Oceans. 1st no dj.

By: EDWARDS, Kenneth, Lt. Commander

Price: $45.00

Publisher: George Routledge and Sons, London, 1939,:

Seller ID: 76039


EDWARDS, Kenneth, Lt. Commander. Uneasy Oceans . London: George Routledge and Sons, (1939). First UK Printing. Pp. [i]-vii,(1),1-382,(2), frontis., + 15 p. of plates and 6 folding maps at rear. Illustrated. Map endpapers. 8vo, blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. As Britain steams towards war, this volume outlines the ships and strategies of the various naval powers, and where their loyalties are likely to lie. Contents: 1. Introductory; 2. The End of the Anglo-Japanese Alliance; 3. The Washington and London Naval Treaties; 4. Retrogression; 5. Towards Rearmament; 6. The British and United... View more info

Under the Red Sea Sun. US no dj

By: ELLSBERG, Edward

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Dodd, Mead, New York, 1946,:

Seller ID: 20614


ELLSBERG, Commander Edward. Under the Red Sea Sun. N.Y.: Dodd, Mead, 1946. Pp 500. 8vo, blue cloth. Naval action at Massawa Harbor in the Red Sea. Name, edgeworn, else vg. 30.00 View more info

Shinano! 1st US in dj.

By: ENRIGHT, Joseph F., with James W. RYAN RYAN, James W.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: St.Martin's, 1987,:

Seller ID: 57713


ENRIGHT, Captain Joseph F., with James W. RYAN. Shinano! The Sinking of Japan's Secret Supership. N.Y.: St.Martin's Press, (1987). First Printing. Pp 250. Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth. "In 1944 Japan's mightiest aircraft carrier was attacked on her top-secret maiden voyage by a lone American submarine. This is the untold story of the Shinano, by the man who sank her." - from the dj. Name, else vg in slightly chipped, price-clipped dj. 30.00 View more info

To Sweep the Spanish Main! in dj.

By: EVANS, E.R.G.R., Rear-Admiral

Price: $45.00

Publisher: George G. Harrap, London, 1932,:

Seller ID: 74922


EVANS, E.R.G.R., Rear-Admiral. To Sweep the Spanish Main! . London: George G. Harrap, (1932). Pp. [1]-300,(4), frontis., + 5 p. of plates. Illustrated. Large 8vo, red cloth spine with illustrated paper covered boards, An adventure novel for young adults about pirates on the Spanish main. Foxing throughout, else vg in rubbed, spine-chipped, hinge-split dj. 45.00 View more info

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The Ocean World : Being a Description of the Sea and Some of Its Inhabitants

By: FIGUEIR, Louis WRIGHT, E. Perceval, ed. and rev.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Cassell, London, 1891,: 1891

Seller ID: 76084


FIGUEIR, Louis. The Ocean World : Being a Description of the Sea and Some of Its Inhabitants. Edited and revised by E. Perceval Wright. London : Cassell and Company Limited, 1891. Pp. [i]-vii,(1),[1]-656, frontispiece, including plates. Illustrated. 8vo, decorated brick-red cloth with gilt lettering to spine, , Louis Figuier (b. February 15, 1819 – d. November 8, 1894, Paris) was a French scientist and writer. A popular high-Victorian review of the physical constituents of the ocean and of its inhabitants. Very readable, but its great charm lies in the doze... View more info

Ships that Serve Australia and New Zealand. no dj.

By: FILDES, R.D

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Searail Productions, 1975,:

Seller ID: 39953


FILDES, R.D. Ships that Serve Australia and New Zealand : Volume One- Australia and New Zealand. (Sydney: Searail Productions, 1975). Pp 200. Oblong 8vo, ill. cloth. "This book is intended as an easy-to-use reference guide toboth large and small vessels that can be seen in Australian and New Zealan d ports. In this publication Australian and New Zealand flag vessels are listed. A separate volume covering overseas flag ships which call at Australasian ports will be published as Volume Two." -from the Introduction. With many illustrations. Ffep missing, rubbed, slightly splayed, else vg.... View more info

Challenge of Outward Bound. UK in dj

By: FLETCHER, Basil

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Heinemann, London, 1971,:

Seller ID: 75725


FLETCHER, Basil. The Challenge of Outward Bound. London: Heinemann, (1971).Pp. (i)-xvii,[1],1-142. Illustrated with 16 pages of black and white plate s. 8vo, brown cloth with gilt lettering to spine. A study of Outward Bound,a course that gives "young men and women between 16 and 19 a period of twe nty-six days of active physical endeavour - canoeing, swimming, rock-climbing, among other pursuits - ending with a testing cross-country expedition."-from the dj. Covers Outward Bound schools in Europe, North America, Afric a, and Asia. Vg in slightly edgeworn dj with sticker to front. 15.0... View more info

Good Shepherd. book club in dj.

By: FORESTER, C.S.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Little, Brown, Boston, 1955,:

Seller ID: 75547


FORESTER, C.S. The Good Shepherd . Boston: Little, Brown, (1955). Book ClubEdition. Pp. (10),[1]-310. 8vo, red cloth with gilt lettering and decorati on to spine. A novel documenting the adventures of Commander Krause, serving aboard an escort vessel during the Battle of the Atlantic. Slight spine roll, else vg in rubbed, worn, dampstained dj. 15.00 View more info