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Royal Navy Language. in dj.

By: HARD, John

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Book Guild, Lewes, Sussex, 1991, ISBN:0863325580:

Seller ID: 81174


HARD, John. Royal Navy Language. [Dj adds: Over 3,000 terms and expressionsexplained]. (Lewes, Sussex): Book Guild, (1991). Pp. (6),7-310,(2). 8vo, b lue cloth with gilt lettering and tooling to spine. From the "Preventer Guy" to the "Foul Anchor" (and numerous others in between), this handy glossary of several thousand seafaring terms is arranged by category, with sections dealing with Ranks, Rates and Jobs, Anchoring, Ropework, Navy Slang, plusmany other topics. Vg in lightly spine-bumped, unclipped dj. 30.00 View more info

Mentor: John Paul Jones

By: HART, Albert Bushnell JONES, John Paul)

Price: $12.00

Publisher: The Mentor Association, NY, 1916,:

Seller ID: 76800


HART, Albert Bushnell. The Mentor: John Paul Jones. (New York: The Mentor Association, October 16, 1916). Pp. [1-12]. Illustrated with five unbound plates. 8vo, card covers. Serial No. 117 of The Mentor, a biweekly publication intended to "give its members, in an interesting and attractive way, the information in various fields of knowledge wheich everybody wants to have."The topic of this volume is John Paul Jones, the American naval hero. The pamphlet is illustrated with photographs as well as five unbound plates (one missing) with biographical information on the back. Wear to edges ... View more info

New Bedford in China Trade

By: HAWES, William L., Captain

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Reynolds Printing, New Bedford, Mass., 1940,:

Seller ID: 76723


HAWES, William L., Captain. New Bedford in China Trade. New Bedford, Mass.:Reynolds Printing, 1940. Pp. [8]. Illustrated, double column. 8vo, stapled blue card covers. A history of New Bedford's involvement in trade to China . The short pamphlet covers: the famous "Ann Alexander;" The Great Gale of 1815; the beginning of N.B. Merchant Fleet; the fate of Ship Horatio; opiumsmuggling; Captain Forbes; Houqua; the Delanos, H.H. Swift and the Brazil Trade; Mr. Preserved Fish; Arctic Explorations; the Mysterious Kid Glove Captain; the Winsors and Flying Cloud; Seabury steamships; and the Hat... View more info

True North : Peary, Cook, and the Race to the Pole.

By: HENDERSON, Bruce. PEARY, Robert

Price: $18.00

Publisher: W.W. Norton & Company, New York / London , 2005, ISBN:0393057917:

Seller ID: 80928


HENDERSON, Bruce. True North : Peary, Cook, and the Race to the Pole. New York / London : W.W. Norton & Company, (2005). First Printing. Pp [1]-331,(5),+ 8 pp plates. Maps. Index. 8vo, dark blue spine with lighter blue paper covered boards, silver lettering to spine. Very good in unclipped dustjacket (light red smudge). 18.00 View more info

Blood of the North. in dj.

By: HENDRYX, James B. Center Books 2)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Sun Dial Press, New York, 1943,:

Seller ID: 77754


HENDRYX, James B. Blood of the North. New York: The Sun Dial Press, (1943).Pp. [i]-vi,(2),[1]-278,(2). 8vo, red cloth with decoration to front, dark blue lettering to spine. Center Books number 2. "Corporal Downey finds thatpoker can be played with guns for cards and timberland for chips" in this RCMP adventure novel for young adults in the Canadian wilderness. Dusty, faint damp-spotting and soiling to endpapers, else vg in rubbed, chipped, dampstained, hinge-split, spine-sunned dj. 15.00 View more info

Across the Top of the World : The British Trans-Arctic Expedition. 1st UK in dj.

By: HERBERT, Wally

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Longmans, London, 1969,:

Seller ID: 76594


HERBERT, Wally. Across the Top of the World : The British Trans-Arctic Expedition. (London): Longmans, (1969). First UK Printing. Pp. [i]-vii,(5),1-208, + 24 p. of black and white plates. Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. The author's account of his 476-day expedition from Alaska to Spitzbergen, by way of the North Pole, with three travelling companions and a team of thirty-four huskies. Name to ffep, else vg in nicked, slightly damp-spotted dj. 20.00 View more info

Canary Islands Through History. pbk.

By: HERRERA, Salvador Lopez GAIBROIS, Manueul Ballesteros, foreword

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Editorial Dosbe, Madrid, 1978, ISBN:8440047061:

Seller ID: 78411


HERRERA, Salvador Lopez. The Canary Islands Through History. Foreword by Manuel Ballesteros Gaibrois. Madrid: Editorial Dosbe, 1978. Pp. [1]-195,(5), + 24 p. of plates and 1 folding map. Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated red cardcovers with white spine and french flaps. Light edgewear, sticker ghost to front, else vg. 15.00 View more info

Senor Kon-Tiki. 1st UK in dj

By: HEYERDAHL, Thor). JACOBY, Arnold JACOBY, Arnold

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Allen & Unwin, 1968,:

Seller ID: 76826


(HEYERDAHL, Thor). JACOBY, Arnold. Señor Kon-Tiki. L.: Allen & Unwin, (1968). 1st UK Edition. Pp 288 + 40 p of plates. 8vo, blue cloth. Toy 0182. A translation of the 1965 Norwegian biography by one of Heyerdahl's life-long friends. Slight spine roll, name, else vg in nicked, price-clipped dj . 22.00 View more info

Time Bandit : Two Brothers, the Bering Sea, and One of the World's Deadliest Jobs.

By: HILLSTRAND, Andy and Jonathan, with Malcolm MacPHERSON.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Ballantine Books, New York, 2008, ISBN:9780345503725:

Seller ID: 81057


HILLSTRAND, Andy and Jonathan, with Malcolm MacPHERSON. Time Bandit : Two Brothers, the Bering Sea, and One of the World's Deadliest Jobs. New York : Ballantine Books, (2008). First Printing. Pp (8),[1]-226,(4),+ 16 pp photos. 8vo, black spine and red paper covered boards, silver lettering to spine.“Many brave hearts are asleep in the deep, so beware, beware, goes the cho rus of an old sailors’ sing-along that celebrates the allure and danger of the seafaring life. But make no mistake–there truly is much to beware for those who are drawn to risk their lives and seek their fortunes upon t... View more info

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Ocean Odyssey : A Record of the Fighting Merchant Navy. 1st UK in dj

By: HOPE, Stanton. Earl of Cork Canadian Pacific Cunard

Price: $80.00

Publisher: Eyre & Spottiswoode, 1944,:

Seller ID: 38224


HOPE, Stanton. Ocean Odyssey : A Record of the Fighting Merchant Navy. Witha Foreword by Admiral of the Fleet The Earl of Cork and Orrery, G.C.B., G. C.V.O. L.: Eyre & Spottiswoode, [November] 1944. First Edition. Pp 220, frontis.+ 16 p of plates. 8vo, blue cloth. Printed on war economy standard paper. Law 1288. There was a July 1945 reprint. Chapters : 1. In the Grand Tradition; 2. West African Landfall; 3. Cruise from the Côte d'Azur; 4. Cargoes for Malta and Russia; 5. Rendezvous with the Enemy; 6. Ocean Ordeal by Fire; 7. Captives in a Commerce Raider; 8. Typhoon over Hong Kong; 9. In the... View more info

Kodoku : Sailing Alone Across the Pacific. in dj.

By: HORIE, Kenichi ITO, Takuichi, trans. OGIMI, Kaoru, trans.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Collins, London, 1965,:

Seller ID: 78684


HORIE, Kenichi. Kodoku : Sailing Alone Across the Pacific. Translated by Takuichi Ito and Kaoru Ogimi. London: Collins, 1965. Pp. (4),5-223,(5), including plates. Illustrated. Map endpapers. 8vo, tan cloth with blue decoration to front, white lettering to front and spine. The author's account of hisoutfitting and sailing a 19-foot vessel, alone, across the Pacific from Ja pan to California. Gift inscription verso ffep, else vg in rubbed, edgeworn, price-clipped dj. 25.00 View more info

French Submarine Force.

By: HUAN, Claude, Lt. Cdr. United States Naval Institute Proceedings, Volume 92, Number 2, Whole No. 7

Price: $10.00

Publisher: 1966,:

Seller ID: 79348


HUAN, Claude, Lt. Cdr. “The French Submarine Force.” An article in United States Naval Institute Proceedings, Volume 92, Number 2, Whole No. 756, February, 1966, pp. 42-53. Illustrated. The whole issue [1]-168. 8vo, illustrated white wrappers. Other articles : “Surface Ship Overhauls” by Lt. RichardL. Madouse; “Strategies and Realities” by Joseph I. Coffey; “The Law of – and Under – the Sea” by Cdr. Larry G., Parks; “Our Icebreakers Are Not GoodEnough” by Capt. Edwin A. McDonald; “Half a Career” by Lt. Cdr. Edwin A. M cDonald; “The Last Pathfinder, General Edward ... View more info

Sea Kayaking Safety Guide

By: HUGONNIER, Bernard Gauvreau, Daniel

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Canadian Coast Guard, Ottawa, 2003, ISBN:2891011791:

Seller ID: 78360


HUGONNIER, Bernard. Sea Kayaking Safety Guide. [Ottawa}: Canadian Coast Guard, 2003. Pp. 1-56. 8vo oblong, stapled illustrated card covers. Original text by Bernard Hugonnier, adapted for Canadians by Daniel Gauvreau. Contents include: Introduction; the Sport of Kayaking; Dangers and regulations; Canada in a Nutshell; The Excursion; Saftey & Rescue. A few small scratches on covers, otherwise vg. 7.00 View more info

New England Hurricane : A Factual Pictorial Record

By: Hurricanes - United States]

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Hale, Cushman & Flint, Boston, 1938,:

Seller ID: 77974


[Hurricanes - United States]. New England Hurricane : A Factual, Pictorial Record . Written and compiled by members of the Federal Writers' Project ofthe Works Progress Adminstration in the New England States. Boston: Hale, Cushman & Flint, (November 1938). Fourth Printing. Pp. [1]-220,(4). Illustrated. Large 8vo, green cloth with yellow lettering to spine. A photographicdocumentary of the devastation caused by an Atlantic coast hurricane. Spin e roll, nicking to spine ends, else vg. 25.00 View more info

Basic Book of Sea Kayaking. 2nd ed.

By: HUTCHINSON, Derek C. How to Paddle series

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Falcon Guides, Guilford, CT, 2007, ISBN:9780762742837:

Seller ID: 79360


HUTCHINSON, Derek C. The Basic Book of Sea Kayaking. Guilford, CT: Falcon Guides, (2007). Second Edition. Pp. [i]-xii,1-81,(3). Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated yellow and black card covers. A volume in the Falcon Guides How to Paddle series. Vg. 9.00 View more info

Westward to Vinland. Cdn in dj.

By: INGSTAD, Helge

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Macmillan Company of Canada, Toronto, 1969,:

Seller ID: 83363


INGSTAD, Helge. Westward to Vinland : The Discovery of PreColumbian Norse House-sites in North America. Translated from the Norwegian by Erik J. Friis. Tor.: Macmillan Company of Canada, (1969). Canadian Edition. Pp (8),11-[250],+ 40 pp. of plates. 8vo, maroon cloth. Not in Bibliography of Macmillanof Canada Imprints. O'Dea 3822b. Much on Newfoundland & Labrador. See inde x. Vg in lightly edge-browned dj. 40.00 View more info

Model Shipbuilder's Manual of Fittings and Guns. US in dj

By: ISARD, A. P., Captain. MARSHALL, Percival, foreword

Price: $50.00

Publisher: David McKay, Philadelphia, 1939,:

Seller ID: 86619


ISARD, A. P., Captain. The Model Shipbuilder's Manual of Fittings and Guns.With a foreword by Percival Marshall. Philadelphia: David McKay, [n.d. - 1 939]. Presumed first American printing. Pp 327, frontis.+ 2 leaves of plates. Text illustrations throughout. 8vo, blue cloth. A text on motor boat modelling. Chapters : 1. Preliminary; 2. Tools, Moulds and Jigs; 3. Electrolysis; 4. Materials, Finishing, and Polishing; 5. The A.B.C. of Ship and Steamer Fittings [the bulk of the book, pp.47-203]; 6. Early History; 7. The Carronade; 8. The Truck and Long Gun; 9. The Rifled Gun; 10. Elementary Theory... View more info

Christopher and the Columbus

By: JACKSON, Kathryn and Byron. GERGELY, Tibor

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Simon and Schuster, New York , 1951,:

Seller ID: 81188


JACKSON, Kathryn and Byron. Christopher and the Columbus. Pictures by TiborGergely. New York : Simon and Schuster, (1951). First Printing (“A” on bot tom corner of last page). 8vo, illustrated hard paper boards, gilt spine. Achildren's story about a ferry in the Little Golden Books series. Edgeworn , rubbed, pencilling to back cover, penned name, else very good. 12.00 View more info

Jane's Fighting Ships 1969-70. UK, no dj

By: Jane's) BLACKMAN, Raymond V.B. JANE, Fred T.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Sampson Low, Marston, 1969,:

Seller ID: 22011


(Jane's). Jane's Fighting Ships 1969-70. Edited by Raymond V.B. Blackman. L.: Sampson Low Marston, 1969. Pp 581. Illustrated. Sm folio, blue cloth. Vg. 100.00 View more info

Jane's Fighting Ships 1970-71. in dj

By: Jane's) BLACKMAN, Raymond V.B. JANE, Fred T.

Price: $120.00

Publisher: Sampson Low, Marston, 1970,:

Seller ID: 21643


(Jane's). Jane's Fighting Ships 1970-71. Edited by Raymond V.B. Blackman. L.: Sampson Low Marston, 1970. Pp 675. Illustrated. Sm folio, blue cloth. Vgin dj. 120.00 View more info