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British Ordinance Department and Canada's Canals 1815-1855

By: RAUDZENS, George

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Wilfrid Laurier University Press, Waterloo, 1970, ISBN:0889200718:

Seller ID: 78383


RAUDZENS, George. British Ordinance Department and Canada's Canals 1815-1855. Waterloo: Wilfrid Laurier University Press. Pp. [4] v-xi [1] 1-204. 8vo grey cloth covers. Chapters: Introduction; the ordnance Department; The Canadian Setting; The Struggle for Military canals, 1814-1825; Launching the Rideau Project; The Expansion of the Rideau Project; Completion of the Canaland Financial Chaos; Conflict Over Ordnance Property; Dissolution; The Ord nance Impact on Canada. Vg, no dj. 40.00 View more info

Bridge Across the Atlantic : The Story of John Rennie. 1st in dj.

By: REYBURN, Wallace RENNIE, John)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: George G. Harrap & Co., Ltd., London, 1972, ISBN:0245508880:

Seller ID: 78043


REYBURN, Wallace. Bridge Across the Atlantic : The Story of John Rennie . London: George G. Harrap & Co., Ltd., (1972). First UK Printing. Pp. (6),[7]-160, + 24 p. of black and white plates. Illustrated. Large 8vo, maroon cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Previous owner's name stamp to front pastedown, else vg in nicked, spine- and edge-sunned, price-clipped dj. 25.00 View more info

Spanish Waters

By: REYNOLDS, Henry

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Hurst and Blackett, Ltd., London, 1924,:

Seller ID: 80797


REYNOLDS, Henry. Spanish Waters. London: Hurst and Blackett, Ltd., 1924. Pp. (18),[3]-304, port. frontis., + 15 leaves of maps and plates. Illustrated. 8vo, navy blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Toy 1013: "Humorous accounts of adventure-filled voyages in the yawl Winnie from Falmouth to Spanish waters in the summers of 1911, 1912, 1921, and 1922." Spine quite sunned, hinges tender, else vg. 30.00 View more info

Captain January

By: RICHARDS, Laura E.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Estes and Lauriat, Boston, 1898,:

Seller ID: 78119


RICHARDS, Laura E. Captain January. Boston: Estes and Lauriat, 1898. One hundred and fifth thousand. Pp. (8),1-64, frontis. 8vo, white cloth spine with pale blue cloth boards, dark blue and gilt illustrations to front, dark blue lettering to front and spine. Smudging and faint spotting to boards, light edge-nicking, hinges a bit shaky, else vg. 20.00 View more info

Steamboat Lore of the Penobscot : An Informal Story of Steamboating in Maine's Penobscot Region. 3rd pr of 3rd ed in dj.

By: RICHARDSON, John R. WILLIAMS, Ben Ames, foreword

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Kennebec Journal Print Shop, Augusta, ME, 1946,:

Seller ID: 81148


RICHARDSON, John R. Steamboat Lore of the Penobscot : An Informal Story of Steamboating in Maine's Penobscot Region. Pictorially Presented by John M. Richardson, with a foreword by Ben Ames Wlliams. Augusta, ME: Printed [by] Kennebec Journal Print Shop, (1946). Third Printing of the Third Edition. Pp. (16),3-155,(3). Illustrated. Double column. 4to, blue cloth with silver lettering to front. Spotting to all edges, moderate foxing to initial and final leaves (sparser throughout), else vg in rubbed, spotted, edgeworn dj. 35.00 View more info

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Log of the Sea. First Edition in dustjacket

By: RIESENBERG, Felix

Price: $90.00

Publisher: Harcourt, Brace and Company, New York, 1933,: 1933

Seller ID: 82664


RIESENBERG, Felix. Log of the Sea. New York : Harcourt, Brace and Company, (1933). First Edition. Pp. (10),xi-xv,(3),3-359. 8vo, blue cloth, silver lettering to spine. Drawn from print from numerous publications, this collection of stories chronicles the abundant experiences of Captain Riesenberg's long sea career. "This book, ten years in the making and fifty years in the living of it, is Felix Riesenberg's votive offering to the gods of the sea, his log-book filled with a tale of ceaseless wandering and adventure. Master mariner in sail and steam Felix Rie... View more info

Fighting Fleets. 1st pr 1944 in dj.

By: RIMINGTON, Critchell LOVETTE, Leland P., Captain, intro.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Dodd, Mead, 1944,:

Seller ID: 80410


RIMINGTON, Critchell. Fighting Fleets : A Survey of the Navies of the World. 1944 Edition. [Introduction by Captain Leland P. Lovette]. New York: Dodd, Mead & Co., (1944). First Printing of this edition. Pp 312 + 8 page supplement at rear. Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth. Chapters : 1. Introduction to Sea Power; 2. The Naval Annual; 3. Capital Ships; 4. Aircraft Carriers; 5. Cruisers; 6. Destroyers; 7. Submarines; 8. Small Combatant Ships and Naval Auxiliaries; 9. The United States Coast Guard; 10. Naval Aircraft of the United States; 11. Naval Arms, Armament and Devices; 12. The United States Fl... View more info

Northern Lighthouses : New Brunswick to the Jersey Shore. 2nd ed.,

By: ROBERTS, Bruce and Ray JONES JONES, Ray ROBERTS, Bruce (Photographs by)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Globe Pequot Press, 1994, ISBN:1564404064:

Seller ID: 64314


ROBERTS, Bruce and Ray JONES. Northern Lighthouses : New Brunswick to the Jersey Shore. Photographs by Bruce Roberts; Text by Ray Jones. Old Saybrook,CT: The Globe Pequot Press, (1994). Second Edition. Pp (7),viii-xiii,(3),3 -130. Illustrated with maps and b/w and/or colour photos to text. 4to, illustrated card covers. "This second edition obliges by relating the intriguing histories of sixty-eight of these romantic landmarks - from East Quoddy Head Light on Canada's Campobello Island to Cape May Light on the Jersey Shore, the latter one of nine lights new to this edition. Each profile fea... View more info

American Lighthouses : A Comprehensive Guide.

By: ROBERTS, Bruce and Ray JONES.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Globe Pequot Press, Old Saybrook, CT , 1998, ISBN:0762703245:

Seller ID: 80742


ROBERTS, Bruce and Ray JONES. American Lighthouses : A Comprehensive Guide.Photographs by Bruce Roberts. Text by Ray Jones. Old Saybrook, CT : The Gl obe Pequot Press, (1998). First Printing. Pp [i]-viii,1-264. Illustrated. Maps. 8vo, illustrated blue card covers. Gift inscription, else very good. 15.00 View more info

It Came by the Boat Load : Essays on Rum-Running. 1st pr, better copy.

By: ROBINSON, Geoff and Dorothy ROBINSON, Dorothy

Price: $15.00

Publisher: AlfaGraphics, 1984,:

Seller ID: 78013


ROBINSON, Geoff and Dorothy ROBINSON. It Came by the Boat Load : Essays on Rum-Running. N.pl.: "Published by the Authors", Printed by Alfa-Graphics, Summerside, P.E.I., (1984). Pp (4),vii,(1),139,(1). Illustrated. 8vo, orangecard covers with white spine. Chapters : 1. The Dorothy M. Smart; 2. Smugg ling Business 1928; 3. Captain T.E. Kirk; 4. Spying on the Rum-running Fleet; 5. Mr Gunsaulus Comes to Town; 6. The Banana Fleet; 7. Tankers; 8. How the Maritimes Got Its Liquor; 9. Captain Henri Ducos; 10. Not Only Liquor; 11. Death on Saint Pierre; 12. Henri Morazé's Private Navy. Vg. 15.... View more info

Ghost Force. proof.

By: ROBINSON, Patrick

Price: $10.00

Publisher: HarperCollins, New York, 2006,:

Seller ID: 70553


ROBINSON, Patrick. Ghost Force . (NY): HarperCollins, (2006). Uncorrected Proof. Pp. [i]-xi,(3),[1]-418. 8vo, illustrated red card covers. Robinson's most recent thriller, set in the Falklands in 2011. Released May 2006. Faint corner creasing, else vg. 10.00 View more info

Marine Engineer's Guide to Fluid Flow. pbk.

By: ROBINSON, Peter G.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Cornell Maritime Press, Inc., Cambridge, MD, 1975, ISBN:0870332155:

Seller ID: 81179


ROBINSON, Peter G. Marine Engineer's Guide to Fluid Flow. Cambridge, MD: Cornell Maritime Press, Inc., 1975. Pp. [i]-ix,(1),1-77,(9). Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated white card covers. A concise understanding of water flow, pumping and fluid dynamics as it pertains to shipping. Covers lightly rubbed, else vg. 25.00 View more info

Freeing the Whales : How the Media Created the World's Greatest Non-Event. ex-lib in dj.

By: ROSE, Tom

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Carol Publishing, New York, 1989, ISBN:1559720115:

Seller ID: 76939


ROSE, Tom. Freeing the Whales : How the Media Created the World's Greatest Non-Event . (New York): Carol Publishing, (1989). First US Printing. Pp. [1]-318,(2), + 16 p. of plates. Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth spine with whitepaper covered boards. "This is the real story behind the remarkable, bizar re and often times uproarious event that for a fortnight mesmerized an anxious world. On October 7, 1988, an Eskimo hunter found three California Graywhales imprisoned in the Arctic ice. In the past as was nature's way, trap ped whales always died. But this time incredible things began to happen... View more info

War at Sea. Complete set. (3 volumes in 4)

By: ROSKILL, S.W.

Price: $900.00

Publisher: HMSO, London, 1954,:

Seller ID: 85864


ROSKILL, Captain S.W. The War at Sea. Complete set. Volume I. The Defensive. L.: H.M.S.O., (September 1954). Third Impression. Pp (4),v-xxii,(2), 664,portrait frontispiece + 44 pages of photos + 36 maps (all folding except M ap 22). Also 7 maps and 1 diagram in the text. 26 tables. 8vo, green cloth.Law 0647. Contents: : 1. Maritime War and Maritime Strategy; 2. Maritime W ar:The British Shore Organisation; 3. The Development of Sea-Air Co-operation; 4. Allied and Enemy War Plans and Dispositions; 5. Opening Moves in Home Waters, 3rd September - 31st December, 1939; 6. The Sea Approaches and Co... View more info

Galley Cookbook. US in dj

By: ROTH, June

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Henry Regnery, Chicago, 1973, ISBN:0809280760:

Seller ID: 23737


ROTH, June. The Galley Cookbook. Chicago : Henry Regnery Co., (1977). Pp 157. 8vo, black cloth. "Practical recipes and tips for cooking creatively on small craft." - from the dj. Not in Toy. Vg in dj. 15.00 View more info

Order of Divine Service for the Royal Canadian Navy. blue printed stapled card covers

By: Royal Canadian Navy)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Department of National Defence, Ottawa, 1943,:

Seller ID: 52846


(Royal Canadian Navy). Order of Divine Service for the Royal Canadian Navy.[Ottawa]: Department of National Defence, [n. d. 1943?]. Pp (2),[3]-74,(6) . Small 8vo, blue printed stapled card covers. N.S. 815 - 9 - 2439. "Note -To be collected at the conclusion of each service." Vg. 25.00 View more info

Report of the Committee appointed by the President of the Board of Trade onthe Screening of Ships' Side Lights, with Minutes of Evidence and Appendic es. I. - Report.

By: Rules of the Road at Sea

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Printed for Her Majesty's Stationery Office by Eyre and Spottiswode, London , 1895,:

Seller ID: 81006


(Rules of the Road at Sea). Report of the Committee appointed by the President of the Board of Trade on the Screening of Ships' Side Lights, with Minutes of Evidence and Appendices. I. - Report. London : Printed for Her Majesty's Stationery Office by Eyre and Spottiswode, 1895. Pp [1]-17,(1). Folio,stitched self-wraps. Front wrapper browned, postage stamp and circular ink stamp to top corner, else very good. The Report portion only. 75.00 View more info

Report of the Committee appointed by the President of the Board of Trade onthe Screening of Ships' Side Lights, with Minutes of Evidence and Appendic es

By: Rules of the Road at Sea

Price: $750.00

Publisher: Printed for Her Majesty's Stationery Office by Eyre and Spottiswode, London , 1895,:

Seller ID: 81007


(Rules of the Road at Sea). Report of the Committee appointed by the President of the Board of Trade on the Screening of Ships' Side Lights, with Minutes of Evidence and Appendices. London : Printed for Her Majesty's Stationery Office by Eyre and Spottiswode, 1895. Pp [1]-17,(1),(2),[I]-II,[1]-288,+32 leaves of plates (some folding). Maroon half leather, maroon marbled pa per covered boards. Part I – Report. Part II – Evidence, Appendices, and Index. Spine sunned, edges worn, surface damage to top margin of front cover,sticker to top corner of front cover and title page, else very good. Fo... View more info

Yard : Building a Destroyer at the Bath Iron Works. 1st in dj. signed.

By: SANDERS, Michael S

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Harper Collins, 1999, ISBN:0060192461:

Seller ID: 78554


SANDERS, Michael S. The Yard : Building a Destroyer at the Bath Iron Works.(NY): Harper Collins, (1999). First Edition. Pp 253. 8vo, blue spine with blue boards. A full, step-by-step description of the construction of the destroyer USS Donald Cook- from the first steel cut, to her launch, sea trials, and commissioning- the last vessel launched from building ways at the venerable Bath Iron Works in Maine. Vg in nicked, unclipped dj. Signed and inscribed by Sanders on the dedication page. 30.00 View more info

Sixareen and Her Racing Descendants

By: SANDISON, Charles

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Shetland Times Ltd, Lerwick, 1994, ISBN:0900662999:

Seller ID: 81522


SANDISON, Charles. The Sixareen and Her Racing Descendants. Lerwick : The Shetland Times Ltd., 1994. Pp (10),[1]-53,(1). Illustrated. 8vo, illustratedtan card covers. First published in 1954 by T. & J. Manson, Lerwick. “... the development of the Shetland boat from Viking times, through the import of Norwegian built boats and the development of local variations such as the beautiful and well adapted Ness Yole, to the sixareen and her racing descendants.” - from the back cover. Contents : 1. The Viking Road. 2. The Ancestry of the Sixareen. 3. The Ness Yole. 4. The Haaf Fishing. 5. The Sixa... View more info