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From the Dreadnought to Scapa Flow : The Royal Navy in the Fisher Era, 1904-1919. Volume V : Victory and Aftermath (January 1918 - June 1919).

By: MARDER, Arthur J.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press, London , 1970,:

Seller ID: 81429


MARDER, Arthur J. From the Dreadnought to Scapa Flow : The Royal Navy in the Fisher Era, 1904-1919. Volume V : Victory and Aftermath (January 1918 – June 1919). London : Oxford University Press, 1970. First Edition. Pp [i]-xxiii,(1),[1]-[417],(7), frontis + 8 pp plates + 8 folding maps & charts. Index. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Contents : Part I. The Wemyss-Geddes Régime (January 1918 – November 1918). I. The Naval Decision Makers. II. Mediterranean Problems. III. Home Waters: Barrages and Blocking Operations. IV. Beating the U-Boats. V. Anglo-American Naval Relations (Apr... View more info

Guide to Marine Radiotelephone Operation.

By: Marine Radio

Price: $12.00

Publisher: 0,:

Seller ID: 81037


(Marine Radio). A Guide to Marine Radiotelephone Operation. Issued under the authority of Department of Communications, Atlantic Region. N.pl.: Government of Canada, Department of Communications, n.d. Pp i-iii,(1),1-24. 8vo, pale blue card covers, printed in black. Covers rubbed, penned correction, else very good. 12.00 View more info

Masterman Ready; or, The Wreck of the Pacific

By: MARRYAT, Captain

Price: $12.50

Publisher: A.L. Burt, New York, 1898,:

Seller ID: 76805


MARRYAT, Captain. Masterman Ready; or, The Wreck of the Pacific . New York:A.L. Burt, (1898). Pp. [i]-xi,(1),[1]-446,(2), frontis. Illustrated endpap ers, depicting a merchant vessel in peril. 8vo, pebbled blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Inner hinges tender, spine ends nicked, else vg. 12.50 View more info

Master Mariner's Muse: A Mishmash of Maritime Poems, Jokes and the Like.. signed by Martin.

By: MARTIN, S. S., Captain.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: 0,:

Seller ID: 62566


MARTIN, S. S., Captain, (annotated by). A Master Mariner's Muse: A Mishmashof Maritime Poems, Jokes and the Like. [n. pl.: n. pub., n. d.], [self-pub lished in Canada, possibly British Columbia, late 1980s?]. Pp 57. Illustrated. 8vo, white spiral bound illustrated blue card covers. A collection for the nautical aficionado with a sense of humour. Signed by author. Dampstaining to top rear cover, previous owner's inscription, ow vg. 15.00 View more info

Only Way to Cross. 1st in dj.

By: MAXTONE-GRAHAM, John LORD, Walter, foreword

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Macmillan, 1973,:

Seller ID: 51579


MAXTONE-GRAHAM, John. The Only Way to Cross. With a Foreword by Walter Lord. NY: The Macmillan Co., (1973). First Printing. Pp 434. Illustrated. Maps.8vo, white cloth spine, blue cloth boards. Chapters : 1. Atlantic Overture ; 2. Building the Mauretania; 3. Olympic-Titanic; 4. The Kaiser's Fleet; 5.War; 6. Stokers & Steerage; 7. Eastbound: The Twenties; 8. On Board; 9. Fr ance and the New Generation; 10. Ships of State; 11. Westbound: The Thirties; 12. Parade to the Block; 13. War Again; 14. Columbia, the Gem; 15. The End of the Line. Faint spotting to cloth,else vg in nicked, unclipped dj. Th... View more info

Fort Perch Rock and the Defence of the Mersey

By: McCARRON, Ken.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Merseyside Portfolios, Birkenhead, Wirral, Merseyside , 1991,:

Seller ID: 81036


McCARRON, Ken. Fort Perch Rock and the Defence of the Mersey. Illustrated by Samantha Ball. Photographic Work by Colin Pitcher. (Birkenhead, Wirral, Merseyside : Merseyside Portfolios, 1991). First Edition. Pp (2),i-iv,1-78. Illustrated. Index. 8vo, illustrated stapled card covers. Contents : Introduction. Early History. The Wirral. Impressment. Early Fortifications. Fort Perch Rock – Planning and Construction. Perch Rock Lighthouse – Construction. A “New” Brighton. Fort and Light in Operation. The Lancashire Defences. 'Palmerston's Follies' and the American Civil War. The Impact of Te... View more info

William Hamilton Merritt : Canada's Father of Transportation

By: MERRITT, William Hamilton) John M. BASSETT and A.R. PETRIE BASSETT, John M. PETRIE, A.R. Canadians series)

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Fitzhenry & Whiteside, Don Mills, ON, 1974, ISBN:0889022003:

Seller ID: 79128


(MERRITT, William Hamilton) John M. BASSETT and A.R. PETRIE. William Hamilton Merritt : Canada's Father of Transportation. (Don Mills, ON): Fitzhenry & Whiteside, (1974). Pp. (2),[1]-61,(1). Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated white card covers. A volume in The Canadians series. Faint cover creasing, elsevg. 7.50 View more info

Messing About in Boats : The Nautical Confessions of an Unsinkable Irishman

By: MILLAR, Will

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Whitecap, Vancouver, 1997, ISBN:1551106205:

Seller ID: 27342


MILLAR, Will. Messing About in Boats: The Nautical Confessions of an Unsinkable Irishman. Vancouver: Whitecap Books, (1997). Pp 189. 8vo, ill. card covers, french wraps. A lyrical and humorous reflection on a lifetime's nautical experience from musician and professional Irishman Will Millar, formerly of the ensemble The Irish Rovers. "Will Millar has sailed every vessel imaginable - and capsized most. In the course of his adventures he has sunk an ancient rowboat, set a yacht on fire, and stranded his family in the Gulfof St. Lawrence. Yet, none of this has dampened his love for the sea.&#... View more info

World's Great Adventure : 1000 Years of Polar Exploration including the Heroic Achievements of Admiral Richard Evelyn Byrd : The Fight to Conquer the Ends of the Earth.

By: MILLER, Francis Trevelyan.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: John C. Winston Company, Philadelphia, 0,:

Seller ID: 80888


MILLER, Francis Trevelyan. The World's Great Adventure : 1000 Years of Polar Exploration including the Heroic Achievements of Admiral Richard Evelyn Byrd : The Fight to Conquer the Ends of the Earth. With Forewords by GeneralA.W. Greely [and] Dr. Henry Fairfield Osborn. Illustrated [with] Photograp hs, Historic Prints, Etc. Philadelphia : The John C. Winston Company, (copyright 1930). Pp [1]-384, coloured frontis. Illustrated. Endpaper Maps. 8vo,blue cloth, silver lettering to front board and spine, colour illustrated pastedown of front board. Contents : 1. The Fight to Conquer the Ends of the... View more info

Going Dutch : The Holland America Line Story

By: MILLER, William H.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Carmania Press, London , 1998, ISBN:0951865684:

Seller ID: 81135


MILLER, William H. Going Dutch : The Holland America Line Story. London : Carmania Press, 1998. First Edition. Pp [1]-100. Illustrated. Index. Double Column. 4to, illustrated grey card covers. Contents : Foreword (by Hans Hoffmann). Preface. 1. Formation and Early Years. 2. The Floating Palaces: Early Luxury Liners. 3. Dutch Dreamboat: the Nieuw Amsterdam of 1938. 4. ComboLiners: Passengers Plus Cargo. 5. $20-a-Day to Europe: the Economy Liners. 6. Beer, Tulips & Cheese: the Freighter Fleet. 7. Across the Seas: Associa ted Liners. 8. Another Dreamboat: the Flagship Rotterdam of 1959. 9. Hollan... View more info

SS Independence, SS Constitution : Great American Ocean Liners.

By: MILLER, William H.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Purple Mountain Press, Ltd. / Steamship Historical Society, Fleischmanns, N.Y. / Providence, R.I., 2001, ISBN:1930098316:

Seller ID: 81137


MILLER, William H. SS Independence, SS Constitution : Great American Ocean Liners. Fleischmanns, N.Y.: Purple Mountain Press, Ltd. / Providence, R.I.:The Steamship Historical Society of America, Inc.(2001). First Printing. P p [1]-116. Illustrated. Index. Double Column. 4to, illustrated blue card covers. Contents : 1. The Early Export Fleet. 2. The “Four Aces” of 1948. 3. Cargo Across the Sea: The Freighters. 4. Prelude: The Experimental La Guardia. 5. Big Ships: The Independence and the Constitution. 6. The Sunlane Route: Crossings on the Atlantic. 7. After Life: Sailing the Pacific. 8. G... View more info

North Atlantic Run : The Royal Canadian Navy and the Battle for the Convoys. 1st pr in dj

By: MILNER, Marc GRETTON, Peter, Sir, foreword

Price: $40.00

Publisher: University of Toronto Press, 1985, ISBN:0802025447:

Seller ID: 19231


MILNER, Marc. North Atlantic Run : The Royal Canadian Navy and the Battle for the Convoys. Tor.: University of Toronto Press, (1985). First Printing. Pp (6),[vii]-xxiii,(3),[3]-326,(2) + 32 p.photos. 8vo, blue cloth. Law 0241. Vg in dj. 40.00 View more info

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North Atlantic Run : The Royal Canadian Navy and the Battle for the Convoys. 3rd Printing in dustjacket

By: MILNER, Marc GRETTON, Peter, Sir, foreword

Price: $30.00

Publisher: University of Toronto Press, 1986, ISBN:0802025447:

Seller ID: 8651

ISBN: 0802025447


MILNER, Marc. North Atlantic Run : The Royal Canadian Navy and the Battle for the Convoys. Toronto : University of Toronto Press, (1986). Third Printing. Pp (6),[vii]-xxiii,(3),[3]-326,(2) + 32 pages of b&w .photos. Some charts in the text. 8vo, blue cloth, silver lettering to spine. Law 0241. "In a stretch of the North Atlantic known as the Black Pit, far from land-based air cover, escorted convoys travelling the main trade routes between Newfoundland and Ireland were regularly besieged by marauding U-boats in classic naval confrontations. The Royal Can... View more info

Winds Call : Cruises Near and Far. book club in dj.

By: MITCHELL, Carleton

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons, New York, 1971,:

Seller ID: 79123


MITCHELL, Carleton. The Winds Call : Cruises Near and Far . New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, (1971). Book Club Edition. Pp. (8),[1]-280. Illustrated. 8vo, white cloth with blue lettering to front and spine. A collection of 'wonderful moments afloat in favorite cruising areas', from the Caribbean to the Mediterranean and all places in between. Vg in nicked dj. 15.00 View more info

Light Recognition. 3rd printing

By: MOORE, D.A.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Standford Maritime Limited, London, 1975,:

Seller ID: 81056


MOORE, D.A. Light Recognition. (London : Standford Maritime Limited, 1975).Third Printing. Pp (128). 12mo, purple stapled card covers. Toy 2708. “The principal purpose of this book is to provide a form of self-examination on the various lights, flares, etc., that could be encountered at sea under t he Collision Regulations, Notices to Mariners and the Lateral System of buoyage used in the United Kingdom.” - from the Introduction. Rubbed and creased, else very good. 15.00 View more info

HMS Colossus : The Story of the Salvage of the Hamilton Treasures.

By: MORRIS, Roland COOKE, Brian F.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Hutchinson of London, London, 1979, ISBN:0091346606:

Seller ID: 81385


MORRIS, Roland. HMS Colossus : The Story of the Salvage of the Hamilton Treasures. Foreword by Brian F. Cooke. London : Hutchinson of London, (1979). First Edition. Pp [1]-238,(2),+ 8 pp plates. Map. Index. 8vo, black cloth, silver lettering to spine. “...the story of the HMS Colossus, one of Nelson's veteran warships, which was wrecked off the Scilly Islands in 1798. Lostwith her was her unique cargo, the cream of Sir William Hamilton's 'Second Collection' of antique Greek vases...” - from the dj. Gift inscription, el se very good in unclipped duatjacket. 30.00 View more info

Motor Ship, Volume 30, Nos. 351-362. April, 1949, to March, 1950.

By: Motor Ship

Price: $50.00

Publisher: 1949,:

Seller ID: 80841


(Motor Ship). The Motor Ship, Volume XXX, Nos. 351-362. April, 1949, to March, 1950. Pp [i]-viii,[1]-508. Illustrated. Full of photos, plans and diagrams, some folding. Index. 4to, maroon cloth. Cocked, dents to edges, a number of pages with segments cut out, else a good copy. As is. 50.00 View more info

Flying Boats & Floatplanes 1914-45.

By: MOYES, Philip J.R. (ed.).

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Ian Allan Ltd, Shipperton, Middlesex , 1971,:

Seller ID: 80685


MOYES, Philip J.R. (ed.). Flying Boats & Floatplanes 1914-45. Shipperton, Middlesex : Ian Allan Ltd, n.d. [May 1971]. Pp [1]-45,(3). Illustrated. 8vo,illustrated stapled wrappers. Aircraft Illustrated Extra Number Eight. Co ntents : Chaz Bowyer's “Flying 'Boats, 1914-18”; Bruce Robertson's “Fairey III Floatplanes”; Haltonian's “Old Faithful – the Supermarine Southampton”;Harry Woodman's “Singapore III – Short's last biplane 'boat”; Chaz Bowyer' s “Queen of the 'Boats – Sidelights of the Short Sutherland.” Aircraft Album (in colour) : Gladiator; Swordfish; Kawasaki Ki... View more info

Race to Freedom : A Tale of an Impossible Around the World Journey. signed. pbk.

By: MURNIKOV, Vladislav

Price: $16.00

Publisher: 7 Seas Publishing, Sudbury, MA, 2000, ISBN:0967665701:

Seller ID: 77133


MURNIKOV, Vladislav. Race to Freedom : A Tale of an Impossible Around the World Journey . (Sudbury, MA): 7 Seas Publishing, (2000). Pp. [i]-xiii,(3),[1]-315,(5), + 8 p. of plates. Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated card covers with red and black spine. "On September 2, 1989 sailinhg yacht Fazisi sailed off into the Whitbread Round the World Race -- and into history. She became the first ever and the only boat from the former Soviet Union to enter one of the most challenging and prestigious endurance races on the planet." - from the rear cover. Vg. Signed and dated by the author without insc... View more info

Fridtjof Nansen's Farthest North. 2vols. rebound.

By: NANSEN, Fridtjof JOHANSEN, Lieut. SVERDRUP, Otto, Captain (appendix)

Price: $250.00

Publisher: George Newnes, Ltd., London, 1898,:

Seller ID: 65494


NANSEN, Fridtjof. Fridtjof Nansen's "Farthest North" . Being the Record of a Voyage of Exploration of the Ship Fram, 1893-96, and of a Fifteen Months'Sleigh Journey by Dr. Nansen and Lieut. Johansen with an Appendix by Otto Sverdrup, Captain of the Fram. About one hundred and twenty full page and numerous text illustrations and coloured plate in facsimile from Dr. Nansen's own sketches, portrait, and maps. In two volumes. L.: George Newnes, Ltd., 1898. I: Pp. (i)-xv,[1],1-480; II: Pp. (i)-viii,(1)-456, including frontispiece and illustrations. 8vo, rebound in brown cloth with new endpa... View more info