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Scotia People : Tales from the Strait. pbk.

By: MEAGHER, Pat

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Veterans Publications, Kemptville, ON, 2005, ISBN:0973012323:

Seller ID: 75000


MEAGHER, Pat. Scotia People : Tales from the Strait . (Kemptville, ON: Veterans Publications, 2005). Pp. [1]-96. Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated grey card covers. A collection of yarns about the people who work the waters and shores of the Canso Strait. Vg. 7.50 View more info

Redburn : His First Voyage : Being the Sailor-boy Confessions and Reminiscences of the Son-of-a-Gentleman, in the Merchant Service. 4th pr.

By: MELVILLE, Herman Writings of Herman Melville series, 4

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Northwestern University Press and the Newberry Library, Evanston, IL, 1984, ISBN:0810100169:

Seller ID: 74851


MELVILLE, Herman. Redburn : His First Voyage : Being the Sailor-boy Confessions and Reminiscences of the Son-of-a-Gentleman, in the Merchant Service .Evanston, IL: Northwestern University Press and the Newberry Library, (198 4). Fourth Printing. Pp. [i]-xi,(1),[1]384. 8vo, printed grey-green card covers. Volume four in The Writings of Herman Melville series. Editors of this volume: Harrison Hayford, Hershel Parker, and G. Thomas Tanselle. Some cover creasing, else vg. 15.00 View more info

Koopvaardijschepen / Navires Marchands / Merchant Ships / Handelsschife. as is.

By: MICHELS, F.W. Picture Encyclopedia 4

Price: $9.00

Publisher: ARTI, Alkmaar, 1951,:

Seller ID: 80181


MICHELS, F.W. Koopvaardijschepen / Navires Marchands / Merchant Ships / Handelsschife . Alkmaar: ARTI, 1951. Pp. [1]-64. Illustrated. Small 8vo, illustrated white card covered boards. Beeld-Encyclopedie / Encyclopédie Illustrée / Picture Encyclopedia / Bilderenzyklopädie, 4. Text in Dutch, French, English, and German. Spine missing, covers rubbed. As is. 9.00 View more info

Alaska Stories : Tales from the Last Frontier. 1st card covers

By: MILLER, John and Kirsten McPHEE, John LINDBERG, Anne Morrow MUIR, John

Price: $12.00

Publisher: 1995,:

Seller ID: 23485


MILLER, John and Kirsten (ed.). Alaska Stories : Tales from the Last Frontier. San Francisco : Chronicle Books, (1995). First Printing. Pp 182. 8vo, French wraps. Contents : Michael Doogan's "Introduction"; John McPhee's "TheEncircled River"; V. Swanson's "Journal, 1917"; Alastair Scott's "Tracks A cross Alaska"; Anne Morrow Lindberg's "The King Islanders"; Iraahuruk's "Eskimo Folk Tales"; Larry Gallagher's "The Young Men and the Sea"; William H.Dall's "Alaska and Its Resources"; Dana Stabenow's "Dead in the Water"; Ja ck ... View more info

Frozen Stakes : The Future of Antarctic Minerals. pbk.

By: MITCHELL, Barbara

Price: $20.00

Publisher: International Institute for Environment and Development, London, 1983, ISBN:0905347455:

Seller ID: 76092


MITCHELL, Barbara. Frozen Stakes : The Future of Antarctic Minerals . (London: International Institute for Environment and Development, 1983). Pp. (2),i-iii,(1),1-135,(3). 8vo, illustrated reddish card cvoers with white lettering to spine. Contents: 1. Introduction; 2. Minerals of Antarctica; 3. Polar Politics; 4. Requirements of a Regime; 5. Three Basic Regimes; 6. Two Compromise Regimes; 7. Conclusion. Spine sunned, some light edgewear, else vg. 20.00 View more info

Every Kind of Shipwork. no dj.

By: MITCHELL, C. Bradford LINEN, Edwin K. CRAM, Frank.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Todd Shipyards Corp., 1981,:

Seller ID: 30127


MITCHELL, C. Bradford. Every Kind of Shipwork: A History of Todd Shipyards Corporation 1916-1981; with the advice and research collaboration of Edwin K. Linen; maps, charts, and diagrams by Frank Cram. NY: (Todd Shipyards Corp.), 1981. Pp 320. Illustrated. 8vo, tan cloth. This celebratory volume traces Todd's distinguished prehistory as diligently as it does the firm's emergence in the twentieth century as an American shipbuilding giant, with yards on the Atlantic, Pacific, and Gulf coasts. Vg. 40.00 View more info

Aspects Internationaux de la Découverte Océanique aux Xve et XVIe Siècles

By: MOLLAT, Michel ADAM, Paul, ed.

Price: $90.00

Publisher: S.E.V.P.E.N., 1966,:

Seller ID: 40995


MOLLAT, Michel and Paul ADAM, eds. Les Aspects Internationaux de la Découverte Océanique aux Xve et XVIe Siècles : Actes du Cinquième Colloque International d'Histoire Maritime (Lisbonne 14-16 Septembre 1960). (Paris): S.E.V.P.E.N., 1966. Pp 386. 8vo, printed card covers. Bibliothèque Générale de l'École Pratique des Hautes Études, VIe Section. A collection of scholarly papers treating the history of early modern seafaring and discovery through the following themes: the history of the idea of discovery, the development of navigational technique, the evolution of shipbuilding, the emer... View more info

Sailing on Continental Lakes : Switzerland, Southern Germany and the Salzkammergut of Austria. UK in dj

By: MOORE, James B.

Price: $32.50

Publisher: Adlard Coles, 1965,:

Seller ID: 25602


MOORE, James B. Sailing on Continental Lakes : Switzerland, Southern Germany and the Salzkammergut of Austria. With maps and diagrams by the author. L.: Adlard Coles, 1965. Pp 204. Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth. Toy 3303 : "Deals with 35 lakes running northeasterly from Geneva to Salzburg." - from Toy. Vg in rubbed dj. 32.50 View more info

Mooremack News, Summer, 1953 : 40th Anniversary Issue.

By: Mooremack News

Price: $10.00

Publisher: 1953,:

Seller ID: 79801


(Mooremack News). The Mooremack News, Summer, 1953 : 40th Anniversary Issue. N.pl.: n.pub., 1953. Pp [1]-24, including covers. Illustrated. Triple Column. 4to, illustrated stapled wrappers. The entire issue consists of the article : The First 40 Years of Mooremack. Very good. 10.00 View more info

Able Seaman : A Basic Book of Boating under Sail or Power

By: MORRIS, Everett B HALYARD, M.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Cornerstone Library, 1962,:

Seller ID: 30100


MORRIS, Everett B. The Able Seaman: A Basic Book of Boating under Sail or Power. Illustrations by M. Halyard. NY: Cornerstone Library, (1962). Pp 112.8vo, ill. card covers. Toy 1918, Morris & Howland p.96. Rubbed, paper yell owed. 7.00 View more info

Fur Trade Canoe Routes of Canada / Then and Now. 2nd pr. signed

By: MORSE, Eric W.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: National and Historic Parks Branch, 1971,:

Seller ID: 76330


MORSE, Eric W. Fur Trade Canoe Routes of Canada / Then and Now. (Ottawa : National and Historic Parks Branch, 1971). Second Printing. Pp 125. Illustrated. Sq 8vo, pictorial cloth. Cassell 1373, Chilton M-85, Toy 3485. Slightly rubbed, else vg. Inscribed by the author. 40.00 View more info

Polar Passion: The Quest for the North Pole, With Selections from Arctic Journals.. In dj. signed

By: MOWAT, Farley

Price: $90.00

Publisher: McClelland & Stewart, 1967,:

Seller ID: 75059


MOWAT, Farley. The Polar Passion : The Quest for the North Pole, With Selections from Arctic Journals. (Tor.) : McClelland and Stewart Limited, (1967). Pp (10),[11]-303,(1). Illustrated. Sm.folio, grey cloth. Spadoni and Donnelly 1963, Laugher p.406. Vg in slightly chipped, edgeworn and price-clipped dj. Signed by Mowat. 90.00 View more info

Whale for the Killing. 1st Cdn Printing in dj

By: MOWAT, Farley BLACKWOOD, David

Price: $35.00

Publisher: McClelland & Stewart, 1972,:

Seller ID: 10463


MOWAT, Farley. A Whale for the Killing. Tor./ Montreal : McClelland and Stewart Limited, (1972). First printing. Pp (10),11-239,(1). 8vo, blue cloth. O'Dea 5050, Laugher p.406, Spadoni & Donnelly 2382. Illustrated by David Blackwood. A whale in Burgeo. Vg in edgeworn, price-clipped dj. 35.00 View more info

Nelson and Emma. in slipcase

By: NELSON, Horatio) HUDSON, Roger (ed.)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Folio Society, 1994,:

Seller ID: 52036


NELSON, Horatio). HUDSON, Roger (ed.) Nelson and Emma. L.: The Folio Society, 1994. Pp 256. Illustrated with maps to endpapers, and numerous illustrations to text. Large 8vo, with blue cloth spine and patterned paper covered boards with pictorial panels in illustrated slipcase. Fascinating and well-illustrated account of the relationship between the Admiral and Lady Hamilton. Very good in illustrated slipcase. 35.00 View more info

Scottish and Alaskan Offshore Oil and Gas Experience and the Canadian Beaufort Sea. pbk.

By: NELSON, J.G. and Sabine JESSEN JESSEN, Sabine

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Canadian Arctic Resources Committee; Faculty of Environmental Studies, University of Waterloo, Ottawa, 1981, ISBN:0919996221:

Seller ID: 76049


NELSON, J.G. and Sabine JESSEN. The Scottish and Alaskan Offshore Oil and Gas Experience and the Canadian Beaufort Sea . Ottawa: Canadian Arctic Resources Committee; and, Faculty of Environmental Studies, University of Waterloo, (1981). Pp. [i]-xix,(1),1-155,(1). Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated white card covers. Light bumping to spine ends, else vg. 20.00 View more info

Survey by Starlight : A True Story of Reconnaissance Work in the Mediterranean. 1st UK no dj.

By: NEVILLE, Ralph

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Hodder and Stoughton, London, 1949,:

Seller ID: 76180


NEVILLE, Ralph. Survey by Starlight : A True Story of Reconnaissance Work in the Mediterranean. [dj: subtitle: An account of the exploits of C.O.P.P.5]. L.: Hodder and Stoughton, (June 1949). First UK Edition. Pp. (6),vii-x,(2),13-[207],(1), including frontis. and plates. 8vo, blue cloth. Law 0898, Cassell 1408. "Surely the whole literature of the sea offers nothing more adventurous than the story of the Combined Operations Pilotage Parties who ran their individual race with time and danger on the eve of the great Mediterranean landings. Every excitement in Ralph Neville's spirited account... View more info

New York : The World's Greatest Port. as is.

By: New York] OLSEN, A.H., ed.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York Marine News Company, New York, 1954,:

Seller ID: 74690


[New York]. New York : The World's Greatest Port . Edited by A.H. Olsen. New York: New York Marine News Company, 1954. Pp. [1]-144. Illustrated. Double column. 4to, illustrated grey card covers. Two illustrations cut out frompp. 71-72 and 115-116, covers rubbed and spotted. As is. 10.00 View more info

Wonderful World of Houseboating. 1st US in dj

By: NEWCOMB, Duane

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Prentice-Hall, 1974, ISBN:0139624724:

Seller ID: 26568


NEWCOMB, Duane. The Wonderful World of Houseboating. Maps by Theodore R. Miller. Englewood Cliffs : Prentice-Hall, (1974). First Printing. Pp 204. Illustrated. Lg 8vo, blue cloth. Toy 3919. "The first practical guide to a successful houseboat vacation - where and how to rent, where to go, maps, cruising, safety, family entertainment, outfitting and accessories, living aboard, buying your own boat." - from the dj. Vg in clipped dj. 25.00 View more info

Ships of the Inland Sea : The Story of the Puget Sound Steamboats. First Edition in dustjacket.

By: NEWELL, Gordon R.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Binfords and Mort, Portland, OR, 1951,: 1951

Seller ID: 76109


NEWELL, Gordon R. Ships of the Inland Sea : The Story of the Puget Sound Steamboats. Portland, Oregon : Binfords & Mort, (1951). First American Printing. Pp. [i]-ix,(3),1-241,(3), + 16 pages of b&w plates. Illustrated with photographs. Map endpapers. 8vo, blue cloth with black decoration to front and black lettering to front and spine. Contents: 1. The Northern Corner; 2. Steamboat on the Pacific; 3. The Mosquito Fleet is Born; 4. Slow Boat to Canada; 5. Paddle-Wheel Pirates; 6. Ships of the Sixties; 7. The Wheels Turn Faster; 8. Ships of the Sev... View more info

Mighty Mo: The U.S.S. Missouri: A Biography of the Last Battleship

By: NEWELL, Gordon SMITH, Vice Admiral Allen

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Superior Pub. Co., Seattle, 1969,:

Seller ID: 76013


NEWELL, George and Vice Admiral Allan E. SMITH. Mighty Mo: The U.S.S. Missouri: A Biography of the Last Battleship. Seattle, Washington: Superior Pub.Co., (1969). First ed. Pp. [1]-190,(2). Illustrated throughout with black and white photos. 4to, grey patterned cloth. "You can feel the surge and power in this great battleship and be with the officers and men that took herto the Caroline Islands in the invasion of Iwo Jima. You can feel her loss of dignity when she ran aground in Chesapeake Bay, the shock and shudder w hen in operation Ten-Go one of the Kamikaze raiders crashed on her starb... View more info