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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 Coppermine; 10. The Arctic Coast; 11. Return to Fort Enterprise; 12. Rescue; 13. The Second Expedition Begins; 14. West to the Mac... 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-scare; 14. Small- and Big-ship Navies; 15. Qualifying for Navigator; 16. Assistant Navigator; 17. Joining H.M.S. Dwarf; 18. ... 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.


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 1972. Chapters : 1. Born of the Sea; 2. The Early Shipwrecks; 3. Treachery; 4. Pirates and Buccaneers; 5. Come the Whaleships ... View more info

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


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 embarrassing." - from the dj. Vg in lightly edge-bumped, unclipped dj. 25.00 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 luck and worse judgement. Compounded by deliberate political negligence back home...and increasingly fierce dissension in it... 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 Jürgen Hansen. Translated by James and Inge Moore. London: Faber and Faber, (1968). First UK Edition. Pp. [1]-292,(4), including ... 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.


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 gold. When this haul -- known to the world as the Na nking Cargo -- was sold at Christies in Amsterdam, it made over ten mil... 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; Troops for South Africa; Those Australians; Entr'Acte; Passengers Wise and Otherwise; War; To the Dardenelles; "The Old R... View more info

Arctic Boat Journey in the Autumn of 1854

By: HAYES, Isaac I. KANE, Elisha Kent GRINNELL

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Brown, Taggard and Chase, Boston, 1860,:

Seller ID: 76319

HAYES, Isaac I. An Arctic Boat Journey in the Autumn of 1854 . Boston: Brown, Taggard and Chase, 1860. Pp. (2),[i]-xvii,(1),[1]-375,(1), + 2 folding maps. 8vo, pressed brown cloth with gilt decoration to front and spine. The memoirs of the surgeon on the second Grinnell Expedition to the northern seas under Elisha Kent Kane, presenting an account of his and seven others' efforts to reach Upernavik, after having left the Advance in late-1854. Contents: 1. Introductory; 2. Preparation; 3. The Start; 4. Across the Ice-Fields; 5. Under Sail; 6. A Gloomy Night; 7. Rouding Cape Alexander; 8. The Fle... View more info