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Anchors and Anchoring. 8th Edition

By: OGG, R.D.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Danforth, Portland, Maine , 1977,:

Seller ID: 81215


OGG, R.D. Anchors and Anchoring. 8th Edition. (Portland, Maine : Danforth, (1977). Pp [1]-19,(1). Illustrated. Double Column. 8vo, illustrated white stapled wrappers. Contents : Anchor Parts. History. Anchoring. Holding Power. Loads. Anchor Rodes. Permanent Moorings. Remnant of sticker to front cover, else very good. 10.00 View more info

Conversion for War

By: OSBORNE, Richard, DR. (ed.). World Ship Society Monograph 06 HAGUE, Arnold NAILER, Roger

Price: $30.00

Publisher: World Ship Society, 1983,:

Seller ID: 19427


OSBORNE, Richard, Dr., (ed.). Conversion for War. Kendal, Cumbria: World Ship Society, [1983?]. Pp [1]-84. Illustrated. 8vo, blue cardcovers. World Ship Society Monograph No.6. Contents: Osborne's Introduction,;Arnold Hague's"Armed Merchant Cruisers", "Ocean Boarding Vessels", and "Q-Ships"; Roger Nailer's "Seagoing Auxiliary AA Ships"; Osborne's "Glen Class Landing Ships"; and Aldo Fraccaroli's "Italian Merchant Armed Cruisers". With index of ships. Vg. 30.00 View more info

Art of Sculling. 7th pr.

By: PADUDA, Joe HENIG, Les

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Ragged Mountain Press, Camden, ME, 1992, ISBN:0071580107:

Seller ID: 78198


PADUDA, Joe. The Art of Sculling . Photographs by Les Hening. Camden, ME: Ragged Mountain Press, (1992). Seventh Printing. Pp. [i]-ix,(1),1-149,(1). Illustrated. Square 8vo, illustrated blue card covers. Some cover creasing, black ink mark to top edge, else vg. 9.00 View more info

Devil of a Fix. 1st UK, in dj, signed

By: PALLISER, Marcus

Price: $70.00

Publisher: William Heinemann, London, 2000,:

Seller ID: 82292


PALLISER, Marcus. Devil of a Fix. London : William Heinemann, 2000. First UK Printing. Pp (8),9-337,(7). Two-page map. 8vo, black cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Second of the three Matthew Stalbone novels. "It is 1702, and in the lawless Carribbean sea young Matthew Loftus determines to captain hisship by honest trade rather than piracy and plunder. But his crew lust aft er the spoils that the fast, well-armed Cornelius can win, even his love, Abigail, doubts him.. Encountering an old man who chants endless numbers andincantations, he learns of a secret almanac that advances the science o... View more info

To The Bitter End . 1st UK, in dj, signed

By: PALLISER, Marcus

Price: $85.00

Publisher: William Heinemann, London, 2001,:

Seller ID: 82290


PALLISER, Marcus. To The Bitter End. London : William Heinemann, 2001. First UK Printing. Pp (8),9-341,(3). Two-page map. 8vo, black cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Third of the three Matthew Stalbone novels. "The year is 1708 and Matthew Loftus has come a long way since his humble beginnings as an orphan in Whitby. Now a fur trader sailing the Newfoundland coast, he wantsto put his skirmishes with privateers and pirates behind him. After a succ essful season's trading, he is heading for home: the small Newfoundland colony of Esperantia. Then his old adversary the English Navy sails into t... View more info

Care and Feeding of the Offshore Crew. 1st US in dj

By: PARDEY, Lin and Larry TAKAHASHI, Tadami

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Norton, 1980,:

Seller ID: 25580


PARDEY, Lin, with Larry PARDEY. The Care and Feeding of the Offshore Crew. Illustrations by Tadami Takahashi. N.Y.: W.W. Norton & Co., (1980). First Edition, First Printing. Pp 408. 8vo, blue cloth spine. Toy 3723, Morris & Howland p.106. Sizeable markered "A" to bottom edge, slight spine roll, elsevg in lightly nicked, unclipped dj. 25.00 View more info

Out of the Smoke. UK in dj

By: PARKIN, Ray VAN DER POST, Laurens, intro.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Hogarth Press, 1960,:

Seller ID: 18799


PARKIN, Ray. Out of the Smoke : The Story of a Sail. With an Introduction by Laurens van der Post. L.: Hogarth Press, 1960. Pp 310. Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth. The valiant story of the attempt by ten survivors of the Australian cruiser Perth to escape in the salvaged lifeboat Anzac after being sunk in the Java Sea in 1942. Some light shelfwear, else vg in nicked, worn, clipped dj. 30.00 View more info

Man and a Half : Essays in Pacific Anthropology and Ethnobiology in honour of Ralph Bulmer

By: PAWLEY, Andrew, ed. BULMER, Ralph) Polynesian Society Memoir 48

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Polynesian Society, Auckland, 1991, ISBN:0908940017:

Seller ID: 82092


PAWLEY, Andrew, ed. Man and a Half : Essays in Pacific Anthropology and Ethnobiology in honour of Ralph Bulmer . Edited by Andrew Pawley. Auckland: The Polynesian Society, 1991. Pp. (6),iii-vii,(3),3-624. Illustrated. 4to, illustrated orange card covers with spine sunned to beige. Memoir #48 of The Polynesian Society. A collection of 81 essays in honour of anthropologist Ralph Bulmer, covering topics in "ethnobiology, semantics, taxonomy, social and symbolic systems, linguistic and textual analysis, prehistory and oral societies, and traditional societies and the modern life." Includes... View more info

Refit Annual 2000.

By: PELLY, David (ed.).

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Edisea Limited, a division of Boat International Publications Limited, Kingston upon Thames, Surrey , 2000, ISBN:1898524904:

Seller ID: 81401


PELLY, David (ed.). Refit Annual 2000. (Kingston upon Thames, Surrey : Edisea Limited, a division of Boat International Publications Limited, 2000). Pp [1]-168. Illustrated. Double Column. 4to, blue paper covered boards, white lettering to spine. The Yachts : Amadeus, Ananta, Awal, Chamar, Salem, Thendara. The Yards : Amico, Astillerosb de Mallorca, Camper & Nicholsons, Fairlie Restorations, Intermarine, Marina Barcelona, Palmer Johnson. Very good to fine in dustjacket. 50.00 View more info

Samuel Pepys

By: PEPYS, Samuel PONSONBY, Arthur

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Macmillan Compant, New York, 1928,:

Seller ID: 78386


PEPYS, Samuel. Samuel Pepys. by Arthur Ponsonby. New York: MacMillan, 1928.Pp. (i)-xiii, [1] 1-160 [1]. 8vo, green cloth. In the English Men of Lette rs series. Chapters: Pepys as Seen by his Contemporaries; Pepys and Evelyn;Pepys in the Eighteenth Century; The ressurection of Pepys; The Diary; The Official; Music, Art, and Letters; Pepys at Home; Conclusion. Little bit o f foxing on first few pages, back cover lightly creased, good otherwise. 15.00 View more info

Hector Heritage Quay : Pictou, Nova Scotia, Canada

By: Pictou]

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Pictou Waterfront Development, Pictou, NS, 0,:

Seller ID: 62114


[Pictou]. Hector Heritage Quay : Pictou, Nova Scotia, Canada . Pictou, NS: Pictou Waterfront Development, [n.d.]. Pp. [12]. Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated stapled bluish and red card covers. Vg. 10.00 View more info

Channel Pilot. Vol. II. Comprising the North-western and Northern Coasts ofFrance from Pointe de Penmarc'h to Dunkerque and the Franco-Belgian Fronti er, including the Channel Islands. Eleventh Edition

By: Pilot - English Channel

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Published by the Hydrographic Department, Admiralty, London , 1962,:

Seller ID: 81033


[Pilot - English Channel]. Channel Pilot. Vol. II. Comprising the North-western and Northern Coasts of France from Pointe de Penmarc'h to Dunkerque and the Franco-Belgian Frontier, including the Channel Islands. Eleventh Edition, 1952. London : Published by the Hydrographic Department, Admiralty, 1962. Pp [i]-li,(1),1-511,(1),+ 9 leaves of plates + folding map. 8vo, blue cloth, yellow lettering to front board and spine. Spine rubbed and sunned, else very good. 20.00 View more info

Polar Record, Vol. 11, No. 74, May 1963

By: Polar Record BROWN, S.G.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Scott Polar Research Institute, Cambridge, 1963,:

Seller ID: 81209


(Polar Record). The Polar Record, Vol. 11, No. 74, May 1963. (Cambridge, UK: Scott Polar Research Institute, 1963). Pp (1),554-673,(1). 8vo, illustra ted blue card covers. Articles: S.G. Brown's “A review of Antarctic whaling” (pp.555-566); T.W.M. Cameron and L.P.E. Choquette's “Parasitological problems in high northern latitudes, with particular reference to Canada” (pp. 567-577); D.H. Collins, G.W.A. Dummer, and S. Evans's “Electronic components and apparatus for use in polar field operations” (pp. 578-591); plus manyshort reports on Field Work and Notes. Rubbed, spine a bit brow... View more info

Polar Record, Vol. 11, No. 73, January 1963.

By: Polar Record LOTZ, Jim HOLDGATE, M.W.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Scott Polar Research Institute, Cambridge, 1963,:

Seller ID: 81208


(Polar Record). The Polar Record, Vol. 11, No. 73, January 1963. (Cambridge, UK : Scott Polar Research Institute, 1963). Pp (1),388-552,+ 3 leaves of plates. 8vo, illustrated blue card covers. Articles: G. de Q. Robin's “Ocean waves and pack ice” (pp. 389-393); M.W. Holdgate's “Observations in the South Sandwich Islands, 1962” (pp. 395-405); S. Evans's “Radio techniques for the measurement of ice thickness” (pp. 406-410); S.W. And D.M. Greene's “Check List of the Sub-Antarctic and Antartic Vascular Flora” (pp. 411-418) ; V.F. Valentine and J.R. Lotz's “Northern Co-ordination ... View more info

Polar Record, Vol. 11, No. 75, September 1963

By: Polar Record WASHBURN, Bradford LYONS, Waldo

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Scott Polar Research Institute, Cambridge, 1963,:

Seller ID: 81210


(Polar Record). The Polar Record, Vol. 11, No. 75, September 1963. (Cambridge, UK : Scott Polar Research Institute, 1963). Pp (1),676-832,+ 5 leaves of plates. 8vo, illustrated blue card covers. Articles: Bradford Washburn's “Frostbite” (pp.677-698); Waldo Lyons's “The submarine and the Arctic Ocean” (pp. 699-706); George Witt's “Noctilucent clouds” (pp. 707-712); Donald E. Wohlsehlag's “The biological laboratory and field research facilities at the United States “McMurdo” station, Antarctica” (pp. 713-718): plus many short reports on Field Work and Notes. Rubbed, spine a b... View more info

In Retreat : The Canadian Forces in the Trudeau Years.. in dj

By: PORTER, Gerald

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Deneau & Greenberg, Toronto, 1980, ISBN:0888790074:

Seller ID: 21344


PORTER, Gerald. In Retreat : The Canadian Forces in the Trudeau Years. (Tor.) : Deneau & Greenberg, (1980). First Printing. Pp 232. 8vo, green cloth. Especially Chapter 2. Maritime Command (pp.29-88). Other chapters : 1. A Decade of Confusion; 3. Mobile Command; 4. NATO; 5. Air Command and NORAD. With notes and index. Vg in lightly rubbed dj. 25.00 View more info

Port Directory of Principal Canadian Ports and Harbours, at which more thanfifty thousand tons of shipping entered during the fiscal year of 1908-9; also, Descriptions of New Types of Aids to Navigation introduced in All Canadian Waterways. as is.

By: Ports - Canada]

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Department of Marine and Fisheries, Ottawa, 1909,:

Seller ID: 77755


[Ports - Canada]. Port Directory of Principal Canadian Ports and Harbours, at which more than fifty thousand tons of shipping entered during the fiscal year of 1908-9; also, Descriptions of New Types of Aids to Navigation introduced in All Canadian Waterways. Ottawa: Department of Marine and Fisheries, 1909. Pp. (4),[1]-212, frontis., + 3 folding plates. Large 8vo, maroon cloth with gilt lettering to front and spine. Boards dampstained with some red leaching to top edge of several leaves, outer hinges tender, spine endsworn, upper right corners bumped. As is. 50.00 View more info

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

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

Price: $12.00

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

Seller ID: 77333


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

Race Navigation. in dj.

By: QUARRIE, Stuart

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Stanford Maritime, 1982,:

Seller ID: 30068


QUARRIE, Stuart. Race Navigation. London: Stanford Maritime, (1982). Pp 152. 8vo, red cloth. Toy 2644. "Instruments and other equipment, vector techniques, pre-race planning, using performance data, calculators, true and apparent wind, current and tidal calculations are all covered in detail, and lead up to analyses of strategy and sources of error." -from the dj. Vg in unclipped dj. 25.00 View more info

Boat Called Hipjoint : A Solo Atlantic Crossing.

By: RANSBY, Alex with Kim KIELLEY

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Flanker Press Ltd., St. John's, NL , 2004, ISBN:1894463579:

Seller ID: 80693


RANSBY, Alex with Kim KIELLEY. A Boat Called Hipjoint : A Solo Atlantic Crossing. St. John's, NL : Flanker Press Ltd., 2004. First Edition. Pp (12),1-175,(5). Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated card covers. "Alex Ransby is a bad boy, better suited for Armani and Jaguar than epoxy and glue. As his life lay in tatters, an arthritis-stricken Ransby made the decision to build a boat and sail around the world. But his hopes and dreams slowly eroded until all that was left of the original plan was the Atlantic and the homemade boat he called HipJoint. HipJoint is more than a boat. She is Ransby’s f... View more info