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Scientific Opinion : A Weekly Record of Scientific Progress at Home and Abroad, Vol. III, Nos. 62-68 & 83-84, Wednesday, January 5, 1870 to Wednesday,June 8, 1870 [9 issues]

By: Scientific Opinion - Magazine)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Printed and published by Charles William Henry Wyman, London, 1870,:

Seller ID: 83309


(Scientific Opinion - Magazine). Scientific Opinion : A Weekly Record of Scientific Progress at Home and Abroad, Vol. III, Nos. 62-68 & 83-84, Wednesday, January 5, 1870 to Wednesday, June 8, 1870 [9 issues]. London : Printedand published by Charles William Henry Wyman, 1870. Pp [i]-ii,[1]-28,iii-i v; [i]-ii,29-54,iii-vi; [i]-ii,55-80,iii-vi; [i]-iv,81-106,v-vi; [i]-iv,107-132,v-vi; [i]-ii,133-158,iii-vi; [i]-iv,159-184,v-vi; [i]-ii,477-496,iii-iv; [i]-ii,497-516,iii-iv. Illustrated. Double Column. Large 8vo, in original weekly parts, unbound. Founded in 1868, Scientific Opinion lasted a mere ... View more info

Midshipman Paulding

By: SEAWELL, Molly Elliot Young Heroes of Our Navy series

Price: $30.00

Publisher: D. Appleton and Company, New York, 1893,:

Seller ID: 78118


SEAWELL, Molly Elliot. Midshipman Paulding. New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1893. Pp. (4),[1]-133,(3), frontis., + 5 leaves of plates. Illustrated.8vo, pictorial blue cloth with gilt lettering to front and spine. A volume in the Young Heroes of Our Navy series. Frontispiece missing, some wear to spine ends and extremities, else vg. 30.00 View more info

Perils of the Ocean and Wilderness; or, Narratives of Shipwreck and Indian Captivity, Gleaned from Early Missionary Annals

By: SHEA, John Gilmary CRESPEL, Emmanuel, Father) LALEMENT, Charles, Father) NOYROT, Philibert, Father)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Wm. C. Brown Reprint Library, Dubuque, IA, 0,:

Seller ID: 77336


SHEA, John Gilmary. Perils of the Ocean and Wilderness; or, Narratives of Shipwreck and Indian Captivity, Gleaned from Early Missionary Annals. Dubuque, IA: Wm. C. Brown Reprint Library, [n.d.]. A facsimile reprint of the 1856 Patrick Donahoe edition, Boston. Pp. [i]-vi,(3),10-206,(2). 8vo, blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Contents: 1. The Shipwreck of Father Charles Lalemant, Father Philibert Noyrot, of the Society of Jesus, and others, off Cape Breton (9-15); 2. Captivity of Father Isaac Jogues, of the Societyof Jesus, among the Mohawks; 3. Captivity and death of Rene Goupil; 4. Dea ... View more info

Lapstrake Boatbuilding [Volume 1]. 1st ed in dj

By: SIMMONS, Walter J.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: International Marine Publishing Compan, Camden, Maine, 1978, ISBN:0877420955:

Seller ID: 78785


SIMMONS, Walter J. Lapstrake Boatbuilding. [Volume 1.] With drawings by theauthor. Camden, Maine : International Marine Publishing Company, (1978). F irst Edition. Pp (5),vi-xi,(1),1-172. Illustrated. 8vo, beige cloth, brown lettering to spine. "Here's a book that fills in all those gaps left by introductory boatbuilding books. It's practically guaranteed to make you a better boatbuilder. Walter Simmons [of Lincolnville, Maine] shares his philosophy of traditional boatbuilding and a myriad of little details and tricks of the trade that he perfected because they work best for him. This is a... View more info

New England Sea Drama. Signed

By: SNOW, Edward Rowe

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Planograph Printing Company, Boston , 1953,:

Seller ID: 81509


SNOW, Edward Rowe. New England Sea Drama. Boston : Planograph Printing Company, (May 1953). First Printing. Pp [1]-62,(2). Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated stapled wrappers. Contents : A Tour of Boston. Governor's Island and Fort Winthrop. Castle Island. Apple Island. Thompson's Island Farm and Trade School. Spectacle Island. Long Island and Fort Strong. The Woman in Scarlet.Mary Burton 1748-1776. Deer Island and Fort Dawes. Deer Island Light. Nix' s Mate. Gallop's Island. Fort Standish on Lovell's Island. Graves Light. Cape Ann and Northern Massachusetts. Cannibalism in Maine. Fort Warren. Rains... View more info

Religious Tracts dispersed by the Society for Promoting of Christian Knowledge

By: Society for Promoting of Christian Knowledge - SPCK

Price: $85.00

Publisher: C. And J. Rivington, London, 1820,:

Seller ID: 86713


(Society for Promoting of Christian Knowledge). [Religious Tracts dispersedby the Society for Promoting of Christian Knowledge]. London : C. And J. R ivington, 1820-1828. Various paginations. Large 12mo, full tree calf, maroon leather title block to spine with gilt lettering and trim, gilt dentelles, embossed to the front "Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge". Being a collection of eleven individual tracts (with the first two being of nautical interest) consisting of : WOODWARD, Josiah. The Seaman's Monitor; or, Advice to Sea-faring Men. With reference to their Behavior before, i... View more info

Yacht and Dinghy Racing : Tactics, Tuning and Handling. 2nd in dj.

By: SOMERVILLE, Hugh

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Adlard Coles, George G. Harrap, London, 1961,:

Seller ID: 78204


SOMERVILLE, Hugh. Yacht and Dinghy Racing : Tactics, Tuning and Handling . London: Adlard Coles in association with George G. Harrap, (1961). Revised,Second Edition. Pp. [i]-xiv,15-195,(1), including frontis. and plates. Ill ustrated. 8vo, blue cloth with gilt decoration to front board and gilt lettering to spine, top edge dyed blue. Vg in rubbed, nicked dj. 20.00 View more info

Southampton Boat Show : 19-24 September 1977, Mayflower Park, Southampton :Catalogue. pbk.

By: Southampton Boat Show

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Artman Group, Southampton, 1977,:

Seller ID: 78158


Southampton Boat Show. The Southampton Boat Show : 19-24 September 1977, Mayflower Park, Southampton : Catalogue . Southampton: The Artman Group, 1977. Pp. [1]-288. Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated grey and blue card covers. Light wear to spine ends, else vg. 20.00 View more info

Mariner's Miscellany

By: SPECTRE, Peter H.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Sheridan House, Dobbs Ferry, NY, 2005, ISBN:1574091956:

Seller ID: 79052


SPECTRE, Peter H. A Mariner's Miscellany. (Dobbs Ferry, NY): Sheridan House, (2005). Pp. [i]-x,1-289,(5). Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated blue card covers. "A Mariner's Miscellany is about the tangible and the intangible. It isabout ships, boats, anchors, rope, ballast, equipment, tools, hardwarde, a nd gear. It is also about history, traditions, literature, poetry, legends,lore, superstitions, language, art, and romance of the sea." -from the rea r cover. Vg. 12.50 View more info

Alone Against the Atlantic. in dj.

By: SPIESS, Gerry BREE, Marlin, with

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Control Data Publishing, Minneapolis, MN, 1981, ISBN:0898935067:

Seller ID: 79124


SPIESS, Gerry. Alone Against the Atlantic . With Marlin Bree. Minneapolis, MN: Control Data Publishing, (1981). Pp. [1]-224, + 1 colour plate and 32 black and white plates. Illustrated. Map endpapers. 8vo, blue cloth spine with blue paper covered boards. A solo voyage across the Atlantic in a ten-foot boat. Vg in chipped, short-closed-torn dj. 15.00 View more info

Art of Mr. Jack Spurling : Painter of Clipper Ships

By: SPURLING, Jack SPURLING, Jack

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Blue Peter Publishing Copmany, Ltd., London, 1927,:

Seller ID: 77138


SPURLING, Jack. The Art of Mr. Jack Spurling : Painter of Clipper Ships . Facsimile colour reproductions by the Blue Peter Publishing Company. London:Blue Peter Publishing Company, Ltd., 1927. Fifth issue, January 1927. Pp. [1]-14,(2). Illustrated IN BLACK AND WHITE. 8vo, illustrated stapled self wraps. A slim catalogue of reproductions of Mr Spurling's clipper ship paintings available for sale. Covers rubbed, else vg. 35.00 View more info

Vancouver Island's West Coast.

By: STAINSBY, Donald. Canadian Geographical Journal, Volume 70, No. 2, February 1965 LEITCH, Adelaide WEBB, B.M.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Royal Canadian Geographical Society, Ottawa, 1965,: 1965

Seller ID: 81026


STAINSBY, Donald. “Vancouver Island's West Coast.” An article in Canadian Geographical Journal, Volume LXX, No. 2, February 1965, pp. 50-57 (9 photographs and one map). Ottawa : Royal Canadian Geographical Society, 1965. Pp [i]-[v],38-73,(1),vi-x,(1) including wrappers. Illustrated. Triple Column. 4to, illustrated stapled wrappers. Other articles : J.A. Griffith's “The Red River Floodway” (pp. 38-49); Gene Miller's “Development of Buffalo Pound Provincial Park Winter Playground” (pp.58-61); Adelaide Leitch's “The Snowshoe Makers of Loretteville (... View more info

Ile de France: The Life Story of a Great Ship.. US in dj.

By: STANFORD, Don

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Appleton-Century-Crofts, NY, 1960,:

Seller ID: 21116


STANFORD, Don. Ile de France : The Life Story of a Great Ship. N.Y.: Appleton-Century-Crofts, (1960). Pp (6),vii-viii,(2),1-245,(1) + 8 pages of photos.. 8vo, blue cloth. "In the middle ot the night, in the dense fog off Nantucket Shoals, two great ships, the Andrea Doria and the Stockholm, had collided. An hour before, the Ile de France had steamed past the Shoals. Now, with twenty-eight life boats at the ready, she turned and headed for the disaster. Miraculously, just as she approached the scene, the fog lifted, and the hundreds of frightened passengers on the Doria saw the great ship, ... View more info

Pioneer of the Pacific

By: Steamers] Cargoes, 23, Oct 1946)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Atlantic Mutual Insurance Company, New York, 1946,:

Seller ID: 77139


[Steamers]. Pioneer of the Pacific. New York: Atlantic Mutual Insurance Company, 1946. Pp. 1-11,(1). Illustrated. 12mo, stapled printed cream and bluecard covers. Cargoes, number 23, October 1946. A pamphlet providing a brie f history on one of the pioneering North American steamers, the S.S. Beaver, the first steam-going vessel to enter the Pacific Ocean. Vg. 15.00 View more info

Elizabeth : Passage of a Queen. 1st UK in dj.

By: STEVENS, Leonard A. MARR, G. T. (foreword) PICKWICK, Martin

Price: $40.00

Publisher: George Allen & Unwin, London, 1969,:

Seller ID: 51934


STEVENS, Leonard A. The Elizabeth : Passage of a Queen. [dustjacket adds: The anatomy, the lore, the history, the life of a great ocean liner - last of her kind - is revealed in rich detail through a day-by-day account of herVoyage 424. Foreword by G. T. Marr, Commodore of the Cunard Fleet and Mast er of the Queen Elizabeth. Drawings by Martin Pickwick. L.: George Allen and Unwin, (1969). First UK Edition. Pp. [2], (i)-xvi, (1)-235, [3] + 32 p. of plates, folding plan at rear. Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth. The story of the final voyage of the largest passenger liner, the Queen Elizabeth, who w... View more info

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Elizabeth, The. 1st US in dj

By: STEVENS, Leonard A. PICKWICK, Martin

Price: $70.00

Publisher: Knopf, 1968,:

Seller ID: 16764


STEVENS, Leonard A. The Elizabeth : Passage of a Queen. Drawings by Martin Pickwick. N.Y.: Alfred A. Knopf, 1968. First US Printing. Pp 235. Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth. "The anatomy, the lore, the history, the life of a great ocean liner - last of her kind - is revealed in rich detail through a day-by-day account of her VOYAGE 424." from the dj. Gift inscription, else vgin nicked dj. 70.00 View more info

Kydd. 1st UK in dj.

By: STOCKWIN, Julian

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton, 2001,:

Seller ID: 43509


STOCKWIN, Julian. Kydd. (L): Hodder & Stoughton, (2001). First UK Printing.Pp 373. 8vo, blue cloth. A novel concerning a young pressed man's hurried coming of age in the Royal Navy of the great age of fighting sail. Written by a retired Petty Officer in the Australian Navy. Vg in unclipped dj. 20.00 View more info

Saga of Manchester Liners.

By: STOKER, Robert B.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Kinglish Limited, Douglas, Isle of Man, 1985, ISBN:0950748021:

Seller ID: 81217


STOKER, Robert B. The Saga of Manchester Liners. Douglas, Isle of Man : Kinglish Limited, (1985). Pp [1]-103,(1). Illustrated. Double Column. 8vo, illustrated card covers. Contents : Introduction. In the Beginning. Kenneth Stoker Becomes MD. St. Lawrence Seaway Opens. Manchester Liners House Opened.Strikes – in Britain and Canada. Death of C.Y. Tung. Fleet List. Rubbed, c reased, else very good. 40.00 View more info

Cordage and Cables : Their Uses at Sea. Third Printing of the Second Edition

By: STOPFORD, P.J., Captain

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Brown, Son & Ferguson, Limited, Glasgow , 1968,:

Seller ID: 81213


STOPFORD, P.J., Captain. Cordage and Cables : Their Uses at Sea. Glasgow : Brown, Son & Ferguson, Ltd., (1968). Third Printing of the Second Edition. Pp (2),[i]-vi,(2),1-109,(3). Illustrated. 8vo, orange card covers, lettering in red. Toy 2559. Divided into two sections : I. Cordage and Cables. II. Anchors and Cables. Top of spine chipped, name to front cover and date to inside front cover, else very good. 18.00 View more info

Flying Angel. UK in spotted dj

By: STRONG, L.A.G.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Methuen, 1956,:

Seller ID: 80803


STRONG, L.A.G. Flying Angel : The Story of the Missions to Seamen. London: Methuen, (1956). Pp 189, with port frontis., and illustrated with 7 plates.8vo, blue cloth. Some pencilling, name, fore-edge spotted, else vg in edge worn, soiled, unclipped dj. 30.00 View more info