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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

Arctic Breakthrough : Franklin's Expeditions 1819-1847. Cdn in dj

By: FRANKLIN, John). NANTON, Paul NANTON, Paul LLOYD, Trevor, introd

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Clarke, Irwin, 1970,:

Seller ID: 2900


(FRANKLIN, John). NANTON, Paul. Arctic Breakthrough: Franklin's Expeditions1819-1847; with an introduction by Dr. Trevor Lloyd. Tor.: Clarke, Irwin, 1970. Pp (6),vii-xi,(3),[1]-270, (4) + 8 p of plates, folding map at rear. 8vo, brown cloth. Chapters : 1. Beginnings; 2. The Voyage; 3. From York Factory to the Interior; 4. Toward the Athabasca; 5. In Sight of the Coppermine; 6. Winter at Fort Enterprise; 7. George Back's Journey; 8. Spring at Fort Enterprise; 9. The Coppe... View more info

Panama and What It Means. 6th pr.

By: FRASER, John Foster

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Cassell, London, 1914,:

Seller ID: 75791


FRASER, John Foster. Panama and What It Means . London: Cassell, (1914). Sixth Printing. Pp. (2),[i]-ix,(1),[1]-291,(1), frontis., + 48 p. of plates. Illustrated. 8vo, decorated and bordered brown cloth with black lettering to front and spine. Includes myriad references to the canal. Boards and outer hinges rubbed, spine ends bumped, occasional foxing throughout, edges lightly spotted, else vg. 25.00 View more info

Sailor's Soliloquy. 1st ed, no dj

By: FREWEN, Oswald GRIGGS, G.P., ed. HOLMAN, Leigh

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Hutchinson, 1961,:

Seller ID: 31104


FREWEN, Oswald. Sailor's Soliloquy. Edited by G.P. Griggs. L.: Hutchinson, (1961). Pp 260, frontis. + 10 p. of plates. 8vo, grey cloth. A naval autobiography of Frewen (1887-1958), a cousin of Winston Churchill. Part One is amemoir of the years 1887 to 1910, with chapters including 3. H.M.S. Britan nia - Dartmouth; 5. Junior-midshipman Time; 6. H.M.S. Hannibal and Prince George; 7. H.M.S. Bulwark; 8. Feminine Influence on Senior Officers; 9. Royalties, Vesuvius and a War... View more info

Pond Fisheries of the Philippines

By: FREY, David G.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Sears Foundation: Journal of Marine Research, 1947,:

Seller ID: 76353


FREY, David G. The Pond Fisheries of the Philippines. [n.p.]: Reprint from Sears Foundation, Journal of Marine Research, December 15, 1947. Vol. 6, No. 3. Pp. 247-258(2). Illustrated with black and white photos. 8vo, stapled yellow card covers. Stamp and signature to front cover, else vg. 10.00 View more info

Fire at Sea. in dj.

By: GALLAGHER, Thomas

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Rinehart, 1959,:

Seller ID: 35859


GALLAGHER, Thomas. Fire at Sea : The Story of the Morro Castle. NY: Rinehart, (1959). Pp 280, 8 pp plates. 8vo, black spine with orange boards. An examination of the strange incidents and wild theories attendant upon the fiery demise of the famous liner. Name, else vg in edgworn and rubbed dj. 20.00 View more info

Shipwrecks in Paradise : An Informal Marine History of the Hawaiian Islands. 1st in dj.

By: GIBBS, Jim

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Superior Publishing Company, Seattle, WA, 1977, ISBN:0875642195:

Seller ID: 35447


GIBBS, Jim. Shipwrecks in Paradise : An Informal Marine History of the Hawaiian Islands. (Seattle, WA): Superior Publishing Company, (1977). First Edition. Pp (6),7-183,(1). Double column. Large 8vo, blue cloth. A well-illustrated, though perhaps poorly titled, anecdotal account of some of the more stirring marine incidents to occur in waters adjacent to the Hawaiian islands, from age of sail shipwrecks to the Glomar Explorer's salvage of a Russian nuclear submarine in 1... View more info

Mutiny in Force-X. 1st UK in dj.

By: GLENTON, Bill

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Hodder and Stoughton, London, 1986, ISBN:0340380152:

Seller ID: 74945


GLENTON, Bill. Mutiny in Force-X . London: Hodder & Stoughton, (1986). First Printing. Pp. [1]-237,(3), + 8 p. of plates. Illustrated. Map endpapers. 8vo, black cloth with gilt lettering to spine. "In great secrecy but in even greater confusion, a Royal navy landing force was despatched from Britainhalfway around the world aimed at helping the Americans in their S.W. Paci fic campaign. It proved one of the Royal Navy's biggest flops as well as one of their most embar... View more info

Creatures of the Sea. 1st UK in dj

By: GRAY, William B.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: 1962,:

Seller ID: 26954


GRAY, Captain William B. Creatures of the Sea. L.: Scientific Book Club, (1962). First UK Printing. Pp (12),[1]-187,(1). 8vo, green cloth. A book on collecting specimens from the Director of Collections and Exhibitions at theMiami Seaquarium. See Chapter 9 : Tales from Wedgeport (pp.83-89). Vg in p rice-clipped dj. 25.00 View more info

Bibliography of the Naval Arctic Research Laboratory. pbk.

By: GUNN, Wade W., comp. and ed. Arctic Institute of North American Technical Paper no. 24

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Arctic Institute of North American, Washington, 1973,:

Seller ID: 75324


GUNN, Wade W., comp. and ed. Bibliography of the Naval Arctic Research Laboratory . Comipiled and edited by Wade W. Gunn. (Washington): Arctic Institute of North America, April 1973. Pp. [1]-176. 8vo, printed blue card coverswith red lettering to front and spine. Arctic Institute of North America T echnical Paper number 24. Name to title page, else vg. 40.00 View more info

Ghosts of Cape Sabine: The Harrowing True Story of the Greely Expedition. 1st pr in dj.

By: GUTTRIDGE, Leonard F

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Putnams, 2000, ISBN:0399145893:

Seller ID: 38425


GUTTRIDGE, Leonard F. Ghosts of Cape Sabine : The Harrowing True Story of the Greely Expedition. NY: Putnams, (2000). First Printing. Pp 354, [16] pp plates. 8vo, blue spine with grey boards. "In July 1881, an expedition composed mainly of American soldiers sailed off to establish a scientific base in the remote Arctic region of Lady Franklin Bay. What happened afterward is a remarkable three-year saga of human achievement and human frailty, of heroism, hardship, bad... View more info

H.M.S. Victory. 19th pr.

By: H.M.S. Victory)

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Commanding Officer, H.M.S. Victory, 1977,:

Seller ID: 35414


(H.M.S. Victory). H.M.S. Victory : Official guide and short history. Portsmouth: Commanding Officer, H.M.S. Victory, 1977. Ninteenth Printing. Pp 16. Oblong 8vo, ill. card covers. Very faint grog rings to front cover, else vg. 8.00 View more info

Ship Repair Facility : Plaque Unveiling Ceremony : HMC Dockyard, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Wednesday, 15 June 1983

By: Halifax - H.M.C. Dockyard]

Price: $10.00

Publisher: HMC Dockyard, Halifax, 1983,:

Seller ID: 75407


[Halifax - H.M.C. Dockyard]. Ship Repair Facility : Plaque Unveiling Ceremony : HMC Dockyard, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Wednesday, 15 June 1983 . Halifax:HMC Dockyard, 1983. Pp. [1]-8, with note laid in. 8vo, stapled printed blu e card covers. Vg. 10.00 View more info

Art and the Seafarer : A Historical Survey of the Arts and Crafts of Sailors and Shipwrights. 1st UK in dj.

By: HANSEN, Hans Jurgen, general ed ARCHIBALD, H.H. DE CERVIN, G.B. Rubin. VAN BEYLIN, Jules.

Price: $90.00

Publisher: Faber and Faber, London, 1968,:

Seller ID: 77150


HANSEN, Hans Jürgen, (general ed.). Art and the Seafarer : A Historical Survey of the Arts and Crafts of Sailors and Shipwrights. With contributions by Edward H. H. Archibald, Jules van Beylen, Olle Cederlöf, G.B. Rubin de Cervin, P. Devambez, Henning Henningsen, Marcel B. Keezer, Svein Molaug, C. Nooteboom, Gert Schlechtriem, Hans Soop, Gerhard Timmermann, Arthur L. Tucker, E. Tucker, Jacques Vandier, Alfred E. Weightman and Helen L. Winslow. General editor Hans Jürg... View more info

When Horses Pulled Boats : A Story of Early Canals. 2nd pr.

By: HARLOW, Alvin F. SHANK, William H., intro. LOWELL, Orson HOFFMANN, Philip J.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: American Canal and Transportation Center, York, PA, 1987, ISBN:0933788436:

Seller ID: 74885


HARLOW, Alvin F. When Horses Pulled Boats : A Story of Early Canals . Introduction by William H. Shank. Illustrated by Orson Lowell and Philip J. Hoffmann. York, PA: American Canal and Transportation Center, 1987. Second Printing (August, 1987). Pp. [1]-72. Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated stapled bluecard covers. A juvenile historical reference outlining the history of the canal system of the eastern United States. Vg. 10.00 View more info

Naval Warfare at Christchurch

By: HARRIS, John Christchurch 2005)

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2005,:

Seller ID: 75471


HARRIS, John. "Naval Warfare at Christchurch" . An article in Christ Church2005, pp. 62-65. (Oxford: The University Press, 2005). Pp. [1]-160, + 4 p. of colour plates. 8vo, illustrated dark card covers with white and grey sp ine. Vg. 7.50 View more info

Jack Corbett Mariner. 1st US in dj.

By: HATCH, A. S. HATCH, Denny (afterword) CORBETT, Jack)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Quantuck Lane Press, New York, 2003, ISBN:0971454825:

Seller ID: 56137


HATCH, A. S. Jack Corbett Mariner ; afterword by Denny Hatch. (NY): Quantuck Lane Press, (2003). First Printing. Pp. 269. Illustrated. 8vo, navy blue cloth. The story of the friendship between Alfredrick Hatch, the future president of the New York Stock Exchange, and Jack Corbett, an illiterate, weathered Irish seaman, aboard a Liverpool packet square-rigger in the nineteenth century. Vg-fine in dj. 20.00 View more info

Nanking Cargo. 1st UK in dj.

By: HATCHER, Michael THORNCROFT, Antony DE RHAM, Max

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Hamish Hamilton, London, 1987, ISBN:0241121175:

Seller ID: 76363


HATCHER, Michael. The Nanking Cargo. With Antony Thorncroft and Max de Rham. London: Hamish Hamilton, (1987). First UK Printing. Pp. [1]-176. Illustrated. Large 8vo, blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. "In 1985 Mike Hatcher, ex-Barnado boy, ex-sheep farmer, located a Dutch East Indiaman, the Geldermalsen, which had been wrecked in 1752 in the South China seas. From the ocean bed, Hatch and his partner, Max de Rham, salvaged its vast cargo ofChinese porcelain and... View more info

First Aid for Yachtsmen. 1st UK.

By: HAWORTH, Robert, Dr.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Adlard Coles, London, 1975, ISBN:0229115497:

Seller ID: 76107


HAWORTH, Robert, Dr. First Aid for Yachtsmen . London: Adlard Coles, (1975). First UK Printing. Pp. [i]-xiii,(1),1-125,(1). Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated white card covered boards with red spine. Toy 2440a. Besides covering basic maladies that one might expect at any time, this book also covers treating medical problems arising from sudden injuries that might befall one serving aboard a ship. Minor browning to boards, else vg. 10.00 View more info

Hull Down: Reminiscences of Wind-jammers, Troops and Travellers. 1st UK no dj

By: HAYES, Bertram, Sir

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Cassell and Company, Ltd, London, 1925,:

Seller ID: 75907


HAYES, Sir Bertram. Hull Down : Reminiscences of Wind-jammers, Troops and Travellers. With Eight Plates. By Sir Bertram Hayes, K.C.M.G., D.S.O., Commodore of the White Star Line. L.: Cassell and Company, Ltd, (1925). First Printing. Pp (6),vii-ix,(1),1-310. Portrait frontispiece + 7 leaves of plates. 8vo, blue cloth. Hayes d. May 15, 1941. Contents : General Reflections ofForty-Five Years' Service; Now and Then; The Days of My Youth; My Last Voy age in Sail; Into Steam; ... View more info