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Naval Artificer's Manual (The Naval Artificer's Hand-Book Revised) : Text, Questions and General Information for Deck Artificers in the United States Navy. Compiled and arranged by Assistant Naval Constructor (T.) McCall Pate, U.S.N.

By: PATE, McCall (comp.).

Price: $50.00

Publisher: United States Naval Institute, Annapolis, MD , 1918,:

Seller ID: 84874


PATE, McCall (comp.). The Naval Artificer's Manual (The Naval Artificer's Hand-Book Revised) : Text, Questions and General Information for Deck Artificers in the United States Navy. Compiled and arranged by Assistant Naval Constructor (T.) McCall Pate, U.S.N. Annapolis, Maryland : The United States Naval Institute, 1918. Pp [i]-xi,(1),[1]-797,(1),+ 3 large folding diagrams. Illustrated. Index. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to front board and spine. Contents : I. Explanations of Characters, Abbreviations, etc., and Arithmetic. II. Miscellaneous Subjects Pertaining to All Trades. III. Instruct... View more info

Secret War 1939-45

By: PAWLE, Gerald SHUTE, Nevil, foreword

Price: $25.00

Publisher: George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd, London, 1956,:

Seller ID: 82985


PAWLE, Gerald. The Secret War 1939-45. With a foreword by Nevil Shute. With23 plates in half-tone and an endpaper map in colour. London : George G. H arrap & Co. Ltd, (1956). First British Edition. Pp [1]-297,(3), frontis + 22 pp plates. Index. 8vo, navy blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. “Just after the evacuation from Dunkirk, the Admiralty set up a secret department to devise new methods of discomfitting the enemy and breaking their stronghold on the war at sea.” - from the dj. Remnants of dustjacket affixed to cloth, else very good in worn and chipped, but unclipped, dustjacket. As i... View more info

Flat-tops and Fledglings : A History of American Aircraft Carriers. in dj.

By: PAWLOWSKI, Gareth L.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Castle Books, New York, 1971,:

Seller ID: 72155


PAWLOWSKI, Gareth L. Flat-tops and Fledglings : A History of American Aircraft Carriers . New York: Castle Books, (1971). Pp. (14),17-530. Illustrated. Double column. 4to, green cloth with white lettering to spine. A survey, beginning with the launching of the U.S.S. Langley in 1922, and culminatingwith the Vietnam era. Name to ffep, else vg in lightly nicked dj. 20.00 View more info

Enigmatic Sailor : Memoirs of a Seagoing Intelligence Officer.

By: PEACOCK, Alan

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Whittles Publishing, Caithness, Scotland, 2003, ISBN:1904445098:

Seller ID: 83728


PEACOCK, Alan. The Enigmatic Sailor : Memoirs of a Seagoing Intelligence Officer. (Caithness, Scotland) : Whittles Publishing, (2003). First Edition. Pp [i]-xi,(1),1-118,(6). Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated black and yellow card covers. Contents : 1. The Rationale of Eavesdropping Afloat. 2. The LowerDeck. 3. Channel Tunnel. 4. The Sharp End of the Code Business. 5. The Chr onology of Eavesdropping. 6. Varieties of Arctic Experience. 7. Aftermath. 8. Retrospect. Penned location and date, else very good. 16.00 View more info

Traveler's Guide to 116 Western Great Lakes Lighthouses.

By: PENROSE, Laurie

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Friede Publications, Davison, Michigan, 1995, ISBN:0923756124:

Seller ID: 84105


PENROSE, Laurie. A Traveler's Guide to 116 Western Great Lakes Lighthouses.Maps: Bill T. Penrose. Photos: Ruth and Bill J. Penrose. (Davison, Michiga n) : Friede Publications, (May 1995). First Printing. Pp [i]-ix,(3),1-163,(1). Illustrated. Maps. 4to, illustrated blue card covers. Covers lighthouses on both the American and Canadian shores of Lakes Superior, Michigan, Huron and Georgian Bay. Very good to fine. 15.00 View more info

Last Cruise of H.M.S.Loo

By: PETERSON, Mendel L. Smithsonian Misc Collections 131:2

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Smithsonian Institution, Washington, 1955,:

Seller ID: 21233


PETERSON, Mendel L. The Last Cruise of H.M.S. "Loo". (With 17 Plates). Washington : Smithsonian Institution, November 23, 1955. Pp 55. Illustrated. 8vo, brown card covers. Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections, Vol.131, No.2.The story of the last cruise of H.M.S. Loo, wrecked off the Florida Keys c irca 1720, with photographs of artifacts from the wreck. Some spotting to front cover, else vg. 40.00 View more info

Pirates From corsairs and cutlasses to parrots and planks

By: PICKERING, David.

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Collins, London, 2006, ISBN:0007230079:

Seller ID: 83759


PICKERING, David. Pirates [From corsairs and cutlasses to parrots and planks]. (London : Collins, 2006). Pp [1]-256, Illustrated. 16mo, illustrated white card covers. In the Collins gem series. “Profiles of pirates from Anne Bonny and Blackbeard to Sir Francis Drake. Discover what life was like on board a pirate ship. Covers pirates from ancient times to the modern age.” -from the back cover. Very good. 6.00 View more info

Queen of Bermuda and the Furness Bermuda Line

By: PLOWMAN, Piers, and Stephen J. CARD.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Bermuda Maritime Museum Press, Bermuda, 2002, ISBN:0921560109:

Seller ID: 83966


PLOWMAN, Piers, and Stephen J. CARD. Queen of Bermuda and the Furness Bermuda Line. (Bermuda) : Bermuda Maritime Museum Press, (2002). First Edition. Pp [1]-288. Illustrated. 4to, blue leatherette binding, gilt lettering to front board and spine. Very good in dustjacket. 60.00 View more info

How to Use Rope Aboard Your Boat

By: Plymouth Cordage Company)

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Plymouth Cordage Company, Plymouth, MA, 1950,:

Seller ID: 68410


(Plymouth Cordage Company). How to Use Rope Aboard Your Boat . Plymouth, MA: Plymouth Cordage Company, 1950. Pp. [1]-38,(2). Illustrated. Small 8vo, illustrated stapled pale blue wraps. Name, faint creasing, small spot to rear cover, else vg. 8.00 View more info

Ramage at Trafalgar. 1st UK in dj.

By: POPE, Dudley

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Secker & Warburg, London, 1986, ISBN:0436377489:

Seller ID: 73704


POPE, Dudley. Ramage at Trafalgar : a novel. L: Secker & Warburg, (1986). First Edition. Pp 214. 8vo, blue cloth. The sixteenth Ramage novel, this time concerned with the eponymous hero's gallantry as master of the frigate Calypso at Trafalgar. Remainder dot to bottom edge, else vg in price-clipped dj. 40.00 View more info

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Cunard White Star Quadruple-screw North Atlantic Liner Queen Mary. Patrick Stephens reprint in dustjacket

By: Queen Mary) Ocean Liners of the Past

Price: $80.00

Publisher: Patrick Stephens, London, 1979, ISBN:0850591015: 1972

Seller ID: 85009

ISBN: 0850591015


(Queen Mary). The Cunard White Star Quadruple-screw North Atlantic Liner Queen Mary. London : Patrick Stephens, (1972). Pp. (6),{1-42},[1]-210,{55-90}, + frontispiece. and 10 plates (most folding). Illustrated. 4to, black cloth spine, red boards, top edge dyed navy blue. Overall size: 13 1/4 x 10 1/8 inches. In the Ocean Liners of the Past series. Number six in a series of reprints from "The Shipbuilder & Marine Engine-Builder". Introduction by Leslie Reade. " [...] mainly composed of a facsimile reprint of a Souvenir Number... View more info

Rae Centenary Number : Commemorating the discovery, by Chief Factor John Rae, M.D., of the fate of the Franklin Expedition. A series of articles in The Beaver : A Magazine of the North, Outfit 284, March 1954

By: RAE, John). Beaver : A Magazine of the North, Outfit 284, March 1954 WALLACE, R.C. STEFANSSON, Vilhjalmur

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Hudson's Bay Company, Winnipeg, 1954,:

Seller ID: 83364


(RAE, John). “Rae Centenary Number : Commemorating the discovery, by Chief Factor John Rae, M.D., of the fate of the Franklin Expedition.” A series ofarticles in The Beaver : A Magazine of the North, Outfit 284, March 1954, pp 25-41, with 16 illustrations and 1 map. Winnipeg : Hudson's Bay Company,1954. For the whole issue, pp [1]-58,(2) including covers. Illustrated. Ma ps. Double Column. Large 8vo, illustrated red-trimmed stapled card covers. Rae Centenary articles : Robert Kerr's “Rae's Franklin Relics” (pp 25-27); R.C. Wallace's “Rae of the Arctic” (pp 28-33); J. Brian Bird and... View more info

Fifteen Thousand Miles in a Ketch

By: RALLIER DU BATY, Raymond DU BATY, Raymond Rallier

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Thomas Nelson, London, 0,:

Seller ID: 89318


RALLIER DU BATY, Captain Raymond. Fifteen Thousand Miles in a Ketch. London: Thomas Nelson & Sons, n.d. [1930s]. Pp 348. Sm 8vo, brown cloth with giltlettering to spine. Toy 0782. Light wear to spine ends, pencilling to endp apers, else very good. No dj. Relatively uncommon. 22.50 View more info

Folklore Prince Edward Island

By: RAMSAY, Sterling

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Square Deal Publications, Charlottetown, 0,:

Seller ID: 1559


RAMSAY, Sterling. Folklore Prince Edward Island. Charlottetown : Square Deal Publications, n.d. [1970s]. Pp (4),1-124. Illustrated. 8vo, orange card covers. Contents: 1. Once Upon a Premonition; 2. Ghosts, Spirits and Apparitions; 3. Pirate Gold and Ghostly Guardians; 4. Salt Spray, Phantom Ships and Sea Monster; 5. Enchanted and Bewildering; 6. Minegoo-Land of the Micmac.Light sunning to covers, else vg. 15.00 View more info

White Whale Hunting in Cumberland Sound. An article in The Beaver : A Magazine of the North, Outfit 312:3, Winter 1981

By: REEVES, Randall R., and Edward MITCHELL Beaver : A Magazine of the North, Outfit 312:3, Winter 1981 HARRINGTON, Richard BERCHEM, F.R.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Hudson's Bay Company, Winnipeg, 1981,:

Seller ID: 83381


REEVES, Randall R., and Edward MITCHELL. “White Whale Hunting in CumberlandSound.” An article in The Beaver : A Magazine of the North, Outfit 312:3, Winter 1981, pp 42-49, with 9 illustrations. Winnipeg : Hudson's Bay Company, 1981. For the whole issue, pp [1]-63,(1) including covers. Illustrated. Maps. Double Column. Large 8vo, illustrated grey stapled card covers. Otherarticles : F.R. Berchem's “The North Shore” (pp 4-11); Richard Harrington' s “Sanikiluaq” [Belcher Islands] (pp 12-17); Barry Kaye's “Birsay Village on the Assiniboine” (pp 18-21); Dolly Connelly's “Berg Lake... View more info

Resolute : .. a deathlike silence and a dread repose.

By: Resolute Bay

Price: $7.50

Publisher: HMC Dockyard, Halifax, N.S., 1992,:

Seller ID: 84829


(Resolute Bay). Resolute : “.. a deathlike silence and a dread repose.” N.pl.: n.pub., n.d. [1990s?]. Pp (24), 8vo, illustrated white stapled card covers. A brief history of Resolute Bay, Northwest Territories. Very good. 7.50 View more info

African Rainbow: Across Africa By Boat. 1st UK in dj.

By: RICCIARDI, Lorenzo & Mirella

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Ebury Press, London, 1989, ISBN:0852237464:

Seller ID: 83603


RICCIARDI, Lorenzo & Mirella. African Rainbow : Across Africa By Boat. London: Ebury Press, (1989). First UK Edition. Pp. 335. Illustrated. Square 4to, black cloth with silver lettering to spine. A chronicle of the authors' twenty-month, 6000 kilometre journey across equatorial Africa - "in the tradition of Stanley and Livingstone" - from the Indian Ocean to the Atlantic -the first known crossing of Africa via its inland waterways. Gift inscript ion, else vg in dj. 40.00 View more info

Woman in the Wheelhouse.

By: ROBSON, Nancy Taylor

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Tidewater Publishers, Centerville, MD, 1985, ISBN:0870333313:

Seller ID: 84474


ROBSON, Nancy Taylor. Woman in the Wheelhouse. Centerville, MD : Tidewater Publishers, (1985). First Edition. Pp (8),[1]-308,(4). Illustrated. 8vo, yellow cloth, black lettering to spine. “Shortly after graduating from the University of Maryland in 1975, she [the author] married, and soon began to accompany her husband, a tug captain, on his trips. With his encouragement, she signed on as cook and deckhand, and ultimately sat for her second-classCoast Guard license, allowing her to run as mate on vessels up to two hund red tons and up to two hundred miles offshore. This, the story of her adv... View more info

Sail Power : The Complete Guide to Sails and Sail Handling. 1st pr. US bookclub. in chipped dj

By: ROSS, Wallace CHAPMAN, Carl

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Knopf, 1975,:

Seller ID: 65923


ROSS, Wallace, with Carl Chapman. Sail Power : The Complete Guide to Sails and Sail Handling. N.Y.: Alfred A. Knopf, 1975. First Printing. Book Club Edition. Pp 492. Illustrated. Lg 8vo, blue cloth spine, red paper covered boards. Toy 2208, Morris & Howland p.118. Name, else vg in hinge-split dj. 18.00 View more info

Ships and Fleets of the Ancient Mediterranean. in dj.

By: ROUGE, Jean FRAZER, Susan, trans.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Wesleyan University Press, Middletown, CT, 1981, ISBN:0819550558:

Seller ID: 85192


ROUGÉ, Jean. Ships and Fleets of the Ancient Mediterranean. Translated fromthe French by Susan Frazer. Middletown, CT: Wesleyan University Press, (19 81). Pp. (8),[3]-228,(6). Illustrated. 8vo, green cloth with white lettering to spine. Contents: 1. General Considerations on Seafaring; 2. Construction of the Ship: Hulls; 3. Construction of the Ship: Rigging and Gear; 4. Ballast, Cargo Stowing, and Tonnage; 5. Dominion over the Seas before the First Punic War; 6. Dominion over the Seas before 31BC; 7. The Fleets of the Roman Empire; 8. Maritime Trade and Expansion before the Persian Wars; 9. F... View more info