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Voice at Sea. 3rd ed in dj

By: NICHOLS, Henry C., Cmdr.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: House of Edinboro, 1950,:

Seller ID: 27179


NICHOLS, Henry C., Cmdr. The Voice at Sea. Boston, Mass.: House of Edinboro, (1950). Third Edition. Pp 312. 8vo, blue cloth. A novel depicting the stormy passage of a United States merchant vessel from Houston to South America and back again. Endpapers stained, else vg in chipped dj. 35.00 View more info

Surveying Small Craft. 1st ed, 2nd pr in dj.

By: NICOLSON, Ian NICHOLSON, Ian.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Adlard Coles, 1975,:

Seller ID: 43069


NICOLSON, Ian. Surveying Small Craft. Drawings by the author. L: Adlard Coles Limited, (1975).First Edition, Second Impression. Pp 224. Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth. Toy 4778. "The problems and defects of different materials and construction methods; clues to condition and quality of workmanship; remedies for defects; modern and traditional construction, and engine installations are covered." -from the dj. Slightly cocked, some light edge-bumping, spotting to endpapers, else vg in nicked, lightly spotted, price-clipped dj. 15.00 View more info

Sailor on Snowshoes: Tracking Jack London's Northern Trail. pbk.

By: NORTH, Dick LONDON, Jack)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Harbour Publishing, Madeira Park, B.C., 2006, ISBN:1550173847:

Seller ID: 75140


NORTH, Dick. Sailor on Snowshoes: Tracking Jack London's Northern Trail. (Madeira Park, B.C.): Harbour Publishing, (2006). Pp.(i)-xviii,1-237,[1]. Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated card covers. Illustrated with maps and photographs. "Sailor on Snowshoes is at once a regional history, page-turning mystery and Yukon yarn - a ramble through Jack London's gold rush to find and preserve its tangible relics. In particular, it is the story of the search fora holy grail - the Yukon bush cabin in which London wrote his name - exper tly narrated by northern historian and journalist Dick North, for whom ... View more info

Land Gone Lonesome : An Inland Voyage Along the Yukon River. 1st printing in dj

By: O'NEILL, Dan

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Counterpoint, New York , 2006, ISBN:1582433445:

Seller ID: 79002


O'NEILL, Dan. A Land Gone Lonesome : An Inland Voyage Along the Yukon River. New York : Counterpoint, (2006). First Printing. Pp [i]-vii,(3),1-256,(6). Map. Index. 8vo, black cloth spine, mustard paper covered boards. A canoetrip from Dawson in the Yukon to Circle City, Alaska. A near-fine copy in dustjacket. 18.00 View more info

Odenwald Incident.

By: OLIVER, Edward F. US Naval Institute Proc. 082:04:0638 COLLINS, John J. HARRINGTON, Joseph D.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: United States Naval Institute Proceedings, 1956,:

Seller ID: 21494


OLIVER, Edward F. "The Odenwald Incident." An article in the United States Naval Institute Proceedings, Vol.82, No.4, April 1956, 638, pp.378-384, double column. Also: John J. Collin's "The American Merchant Marine and World War III"; Joseph D. Harrington and William J. Miller's "The Fleet Reserve Association"; Maurice H. Hellner's "Sea Power and the Struggle for Asia"; E.S. Randolph's "An Engineer's Evaluation of Isthmian Canal Policy"; Walter N. Larkin's "The Swiss Merchant Navy on the High Seas" (pp.426-433, with photos); John Bunker's "Am... View more info

Grandes Voiliers

By: OUELLET, Marie-Jose PERREAULT, Marie-Therese FREIRE, Antonio

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Productions Joana I, Montreal, 1983, ISBN:2920499181:

Seller ID: 76415


OUELLET, Marie-José. Les Grandes Voiliers. Photos: Marie-Thérèse Perreault,Antonio Freire. Montreal: Productions Joana I, 1983. Pp. [1]-63,(1). Illlu strated. Large 8vo, illustrated white card covered boards. A collection of photographs of tall ships. Text in French. Vg. 30.00 View more info

Magic Ship : A novel of romance in Old Bar Harbor. pbk.

By: PARETTI, Sandra HEIN, Ruth, trans.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Down East Books, Camden, ME, 1999, ISBN:0892724633:

Seller ID: 76050


PARETTI, Sandra. The Magic Ship : [A novel of romance in Old Bar Harbor] . Translated from the German by Ruth Hein. Camden, ME: Down East Books, (1999). Pp. (6),1-314. 8vo, illustrated blue card covers. A novel set during theoutbreak of the First World War about the German liner Kronprinzessin Ceci lie, which sought refuge in Bar Harbor, Maine in the summer of 1914, ratherthan risk being torpedoed in the open Atlantic. Stamp to top and bottom ed ge, else vg. 10.00 View more info

Sea Flavor. no dj

By: PEARSON, Haydn S.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Whittlesey House, New York, 1948,:

Seller ID: 76696


PEARSON, Haydn S. Sea Flavor. NY: Whittlesey House, (1948). First Edition. Pp (6),vii-xii,(2),3-178,(2). Illustrated with many full page reproductionsof photographs. 8vo, taupe cloth. In this collection of 115 richly imagina tive essays, Mr. Pearson captures the essence of the ocean, it's shoreline and all creatures who share in the bounty of this legacy. Fishermen, shipbuilders, birds, flowers, the awesome beauty of the sea and the land, nothingmisses Pearson's appraisal. "Sea Flavor will awaken an immediate response in anyone who has ever experienced the lure of the sea." - from the ... View more info

Sea Flavor. in dj

By: PEARSON, Haydn S.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Whittlesey House, New York, 1948,:

Seller ID: 50326


PEARSON, Haydn S. Sea Flavor. NY: Whittlesey House, (1948). First Edition. Pp (6),vii-xii,(2),3-178,(2). Illustrated with many full page reproductionsof photographs. 8vo, taupe cloth. In this collection of 115 richly imagina tive essays, Mr. Pearson captures the essence of the ocean, it's shoreline and all creatures who share in the bounty of this legacy. Fishermen, shipbuilders, birds, flowers, the awesome beauty of the sea and the land, nothingmisses Pearson's appraisal. "Sea Flavor will awaken an immediate response in anyone who has ever experienced the lure of the sea." - from the ... View more info

Diary of Samuel Pepys. 2 vols.

By: PEPYS, Samuel SMITH, J., Rev., transcribed BRAYBROOKE, Richard, Lord, notes POCOCK, Guy N., intro.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: J.M. Dent and Sons, London, 1927,:

Seller ID: 74960


PEPYS, Samuel. The Diary of Samuel Pepys. Deciphered by the Rev. J. Smith, M.A., from the original shorthand MS. in the Pepysian Library, Cambridge. With notes by Richard, Lord Braybrooke. With an introduction by Guy N. Pocock. London: J.M. Dent and Sons, 1927. Third Printing of this edition. In TwoVolumes. I: Pp. [i]-xiii,(3),[1]-666,(2), frontis.; II: Pp. [i]-ix,(3),[1] -719,(1), frontis., including numbered plates. Illustrated. 8vo, blue clothwith gilt decoration to front and gilt lettering to spines. Light edgewear , some bumping to top edge of second volume, previous owner's name, else vg... View more info

Dangerous Waters. 1st Cdn in dj

By: PHILPOTT, David

Price: $20.00

Publisher: McClelland and Stewart, 1985,:

Seller ID: 21912


PHILPOTT, David. Dangerous Waters : One Man's Search for Adventure. (Tor.) : McClelland and Stewart, (1985). First Canadian Edition. Pp 179. Illustrated. 8vo, blue and cream cloth. "What happens to the CEO of a billion-dollarcorporation when he cuts himself adrift from the executive suite and tries to circumnavigate the globe alone, in an attempt to re-establish his value s." - from the dj. Vg in dj. 20.00 View more info

Small Boat to Northern Germany. 1st UK/US in dj

By: PILKINGTON, Roger KNIGHT, David

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Macmillan, 1969,:

Seller ID: 18428


PILKINGTON, Roger. Small Boat to Northern Germany. Illustrated by David Knight. L.: Macmillan / N.Y.: St Martin's Press, (1969). First Printing. Pp 212. 8vo, green cloth. Toy 1279. Vg in dj. 30.00 View more info

Loki & Loon. US book club in dj

By: PINCHOT, Gifford B.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Dodd, Mead, 1985,:

Seller ID: 21300


PINCHOT, Gifford B. Loki & Loon : A Lifetime Affair with the Sea. N.Y.: Dodd, Mead & Co., (1985). Book Club Edition. Pp 207. Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth spine. Book Club ed of Toy 0226a, Morris & Howland p.110. "More than the memoir of one of America's finest sailors, Loki and Loon is the delightful chronicle of some of the best years of yachting along the New England coast and beyond - years between J-boats and Loran, when harbors always held their friends and boats were built with special care. From the Chesapeake toMaine, Nova Scotia, and Europe, from the Caribbean to Tahiti..." - ... View more info

Anatomy of the Sea : Over 600 Creatures of the Deep

By: PONSONBY, David, Dr., and Prof. Georges DUSSART DUSSART, Georges, Prof.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Chronicle Books, San Francisco, CA, 2005, ISBN:0811846334:

Seller ID: 72217


PONSONBY, David, Dr., and Prof. Georges DUSSART. The Anatomy of the Sea : Over 600 Creatures of the Deep. San Francisco, CA: Chronicle Books, (2005). Pp. [1]-288. Illustrated. Square 8vo, illustrated blue card covers with french flaps. "[...] showcases over 600 specimens paired with beautiful Victorian engravings and fascinating profiles." - from rear cover. Vg. 10.00 View more info

50 Years of Seafaring 1851 to 1901 : My Grandfather, Captain Augustin Mederic Saulnier. card covers

By: POTHIER, Evangeline R. SAULNIER, Augustin Mederic

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Stoneycroft Publishers, 1990,:

Seller ID: 25814


POTHIER, Evangeline R. 50 Years of Seafaring 1851 to 1901 : My Grandfather,Captain Augustin Mederic Saulnier. (Yarmouth) : Stoneycroft Publishers, (1 990). Pp [i]-xi,(1),1-41,(3). Illustrated. 8vo, blue card covers. Vg. 15.00 View more info

Graf Spee. 1st UK in dj

By: POWELL, Michael

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton, London, 1956,:

Seller ID: 27045


POWELL, Michael. Graf Spee. L.: Hodder & Stoughton, (1956). First Edition. Pp (6),7-224, colour frontis. 8vo, green cloth. Law 0114. Chapters : 1. TheAfrica Shell [a 706-ton tanker]; 2. The Tiger of the Sea; 3. The Tiger and the Jackal; 4. The Hunters; 5. Idyll; 6. Various Parties Converging on the West; 7. The Battle of the River Plate; 8. The Purple Land; 9. Wednesday N ight; 10. Thursday; 11. Friday; 12. Saturday; 13. Sunday; 14. Men and Ships. Top edge lightly spotted, else vg in nicked, price-clipped dj (with one-inch tear to front panel). 45.00 View more info

99 Dives from the San Juan Islands in Washington to the Gulf Islands and Vancouver Island in British Columbia. 1st pr.

By: PRATT-JOHNSON, Betty

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Heritage House Publishing, Surrey, BC, 1994, ISBN:189581118x:

Seller ID: 74899


PRATT-JOHNSON, Betty. 99 Dives from the San Juan Islands in Washington to the Gulf Islands and Vancouver Island in British Columbia . (Surrey, BC): Heritage House Publishing, (1994). First Canadian Printing. Pp. [1]-319,(1). Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated blue card covers. Vg. 25.00 View more info

Rough Passage : True Tales of Ships and Men. in dj.

By: PRESCOTT, Dana G. STACKPOLE, Edouard A., foreword

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Caxton Printers, Caldwell, ID, 1958,:

Seller ID: 75156


PRESCOTT, Dana G. Rough Passage : True Tales of Ships and Men . [Foreword by Edouard A. Stackpole]. Caldwell, ID: The Caxton Printers, Inc., 1958. Pp.(2),[1]-362,(4). 8vo, pale blue cloth with black lettering to front and sp ine. Contents: 1. The Saga of the Skipper Who Stayed; 2. "Reason for Abandonment, Unknown!"; 3. The Long, Lonely Watch; 4. An Affair of Discipline; 5.Death Watch on the R.M.S. Titanic; 6. Last Log of the Veronica; 7. The Wor kaway Guy and the Sea Tramp; 8. Gamble Against the Sea; 9. Whaler Bound forHell; 10. The Grim Ordeal of the Dumaru Men; 11. The Man Who Sank t... View more info

Battleships of World War I: An Illustrated Encyclopedia of the Battleships of all Nations 1914-1918. 1st in dj.

By: PRESTON, Antony

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Stackpole Books, Harrisburg, Pa., 1972,:

Seller ID: 76734


PRESTON, Antony. Battleships of World War I: An Illustrated Encyclopedia ofthe Battleships of all Nations 1914-1918. (Harrisburg, Pa.): Stackpole Boo ks, (1972). First American Printing. Pp. [1]-260. Illustrated with drawingsand black and white photos, double column. 4to, black cloth covers with go ld lettering to spine. "Battleships of World War I presents data, illustrations, and career notes for each and every battleship, documenting not only the roles of the bigger dreadnoughts and battle cruisers, but also the workof the older, more obscure predreadnoughts - which often saw a larger s... View more info

Ships. 1st UK. card covers in dj

By: PYE, David Things We See No.6

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Penguin, 1950,:

Seller ID: 21937


PYE, David. Ships. Harmondsworth : Penguin Books, (1950). First Printing. Pp 63. Illustrated. 8vo, card covers. No.6 in The Things We See Series. Illustrated with 85 photographs. "Few things are more satisfactory to look at than ships... This book discusses their design; not from the special point of view of the naval architect, shipowner or seaman, but from the unspecialised point of view of the man or woman who likes to look at them. It is a book for anyone, seaman or landsman, to whom a ship is a work of art: and that a ship can be a work of art, its illustrations will bear witness."... View more info