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Fired by Manley Zeal : A Naval Fiasco of the American Revolution

By: SMITH, Philip Chadwick Foster MANLEY, John McNEILL, Hector

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Peabody Museum of Salem, Salem, MA, 1977,:

Seller ID: 71815


SMITH, Philip Chadwick Foster. Fired by Manley Zeal : A Naval Fiasco of theAmerican Revolution. Salem, MA: Peabody Museum of Salem, 1977. Pp. [i]-ix, (1),[1]-115,(3), + 16 p. of plates. Illustrated. 8vo, red cloth spine with patterned paper covered boards, gilt lettering to spine. An account of the potential infighting between high-ranking American naval captains John Manley (aboard the Hancock) and Hector McNeill (aboard the Boston) in 1777, leading to the capture of the Hancock and its prizes to the Royal Navy. Vg. 30.00 View more info

Great Gales and Dire Disasters. 2nd US no dj

By: SNOW, Edward Rowe

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Dodd, Mead, New York, 1953,:

Seller ID: 89114


SNOW, Edward Rowe. Great Gales and Dire Disasters. New York: Dodd, Mead andCo., (1953). Second Printing. Pp (6),vii-x,(4),1-263,(3) + 16 pp of plates . 8vo, blue cloth. Contents : 1. The Tragedy of the Atlantic [wrecked near Halifax in 1873]; 2. Boston's Lost Sailor; 3. America's Most Disastrous Storm; 4. A Fatal Reward; 5. The Unlucky Bride; 6. Ephraim Howe of New Haven; 7. A Long Island Shipwreck [the Circassian, 1876]; 8. Atlantic Holocausts; 9. Shipwreck, Cannibalism and a Miracle [wreck of the Tiger, 1776]; 10. TheArmada's Catastrophe [a mass shipwreck in 1711 on Egg Island off the Labra ... View more info

Society for Nautical Research : Annual Report for the year 1955

By: Society for Nautical Research).

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Society for Nautical Research, National Maritime Museum, Greenwich , 1955,:

Seller ID: 83314


(Society for Nautical Research). The Society for Nautical Research : AnnualReport for the year 1955. Greenwich : Society for Nautical Research, Natio nal Maritime Museum, 1955. Pp [1]-64. With 1 plate. 8vo, tan printed stapled card covers. Very good. 10.00 View more info

Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers SNAME Transactions. Volume73. 1965.

By: Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers, New York, 1966,:

Seller ID: 83284


(Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers). Transactions. Volume 73. 1965. New York.: The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers, 1966. Pp [i]-iv,1-546,(2). Illustrated. Double Column. 4to, maroon cloth, gilt lettering to front board and spine. Contents : Alan C. McClure's "Development of the Project Mohole Drilling Platform" (pp 50-99); Z.G. Wadnick and E.E. Zarnick's "Ship Motions Prediction in Realistic Short-Crested Seas" (pp 100-134); Haruzo Eda and C. Lincoln Crane's "Steering Characteristics of Ships in Calm Waters and Waves" (pp 135-177); John ... View more info

Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers SNAME Transactions. Volume75. 1967

By: Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers HELLER, S.R. WEST, George L.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers, New York, 1968,:

Seller ID: 83288


(Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers). Transactions. Volume 75. 1967. New York : The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers, 1968. Pp [i]-iv,1-430. Illustrated. Double Column. 4to, maroon cloth, gilt lettering to front board and spine. Contents : Harry Benford's “On the Rational Selection of Ship Size” (pp 28-50); Cedric Ridgely-Nevitt's “The Resistance of a High Displacement-Length Ratio Trawler Series” (pp 51-78); P.G. Spees, Pierre De Saix, and P.W. Brown's “Some Further Experimental Studies ofthe Sailing Yacht” (pp 79-111); K.W.H. Eggers, S.D. Sharma, and... View more info

Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers SNAME Transactions. Volume79. 1971

By: Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers MILLER, George H.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers, New York, 1972,:

Seller ID: 83286


(Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers). Transactions. Volume 79. 1971. New York: The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers, 1972. Pp (4),1-592,(4). Illustrated. Double Column. 4to, maroon cloth, gilt lettering to front board and spine. Contents : Rear Admiral George H. Miller's “Build Ships or Perish” (pp 24-27); J.P. Hooft's “A Mathematical Method of Determining Hydrodynamically Induced Forces on a Semisubmersible” (pp 28-70); Haruzo Eda's “Directional Stability and Control of Ships in RestrictedChannels” (pp 71-116); Robert S. Little and Edward V. Lewis's ... View more info

Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers SNAME Transactions. Volume65. 1957

By: Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers RICKOVER, H.G.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers, New York, 1958,:

Seller ID: 83287


(Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers). Transactions. Volume 65. 1957. New York: The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers, 1958. Pp [i]-iv,1-899,(1). Illustrated. Double Column. 4to, maroon cloth, giltlettering to front board and spine. Contents : F.L. Thornburg's “The Conva ir Towing Tank – First Year Problems” (pp 5-24); J.J. McMullen's “The Trials and Maiden Voyage of the Gas Turbine Ship John Sergeant” (pp 35-48); K.A.Harlander and Robert Tate's “Conversion of Mariner Cargo Ships to Combinat ion Vessels for West Coast Australia Service” (pp 49-93); Joh... View more info

Radar and Electronic Navigation. 4th ed in dj.

By: SONNENBERG, G.J

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Newnes-Butterworth, London, 1970,:

Seller ID: 84481


SONNENBERG, G.J. Radar and Electronic Navigation. Fourth Edition. London: Newnes-Butterworth, (1970). Pp 312, + 3 double-sided folding charts. Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth. Contents include: 1. Introduction; 2. Echo Sounders;3. V.H.F. Radiotelephony; 4. Direction Finders; 5. The Consol System; 6. T he Decca System; 7. The Loran System; 8. New Radiolocation Systems; 9. Radar. Name, else vg in short-closed-torn, unclipped dj. 30.00 View more info

Chignecto Ship Railway. An article in The Atlantic Advocate, February 1960. Vol.50, No.6.

By: SPICER, Stanley T. Atlantic Advocate, February 1960. Vol.50, No.6. COADY, M.M.)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: 1960,:

Seller ID: 83281


SPICER, Stanley T. "The Chignecto Ship Railway". An article in The AtlanticAdvocate, February 1960. Vol.50, No.6. Pp 42-47, with 9 illustrations. Tri ple column. Large 8vo, illustrated stapled wrappers. Also, Michael Francis Harrington's "The Mysterious Loss of the S.S. Lion" (pp 63-66); Graham Galloway's "Fredericton" (pp 21-32); "William Cobbett : Selections of Autobiography About His Early Life and Days in the Maritimes" (pp 50-60, to be continued); Joseph Hernon's "The Humble Giants" [M.M. Coady and Michael J. MacKinnon] (pp 67-72); plus others. Rubb... View more info

St. Dunstan's Red and White. Vol. 25, No. 2, April, 1934.

By: St. Dunstan's University CLARKIN, Lucy Gertrude

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Students of St. Dunstan's University, Charlottetown, P.E.I., 1934,:

Seller ID: 85151


(St. Dunstan's University). St. Dunstan's Red and White. Vol. XXV, No. 2, April, 1934. Charlottetown, P.E.I.: Students of St. Dunstan's University, 1934. Pp 1-16,(2),[61]-114,17-22,(2),+ 1 plate. 8vo, white card covers, printed in red. Contents : Another Spring – Poem (by Lucy Gertrude Clarkin); Actin Literature – Article (Part I) (by D.J.S.); Farewell to Childhood – Poem (by D.S.M.); The Sacrifice – Story (by S.M.); My Mother's Shadow – Poem (b y D.A.M.); Friendship – Essay (by J.O'H.); The Glass Ship (by F.C.); Ocean – Poem (by D.S.M.); The Timid Mr. Bunn – Story; plus advert... View more info

Kutter Kodumaa.

By: STACKELBERG, Traugott von.

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Flamberg Verlag, Zurich / Stuttgart , 1962,:

Seller ID: 83925


STACKELBERG, Traugott von. Kutter Kodumaa. Zurich / Stuttgart : Flamberg Verlag, (1962). Pp [1]-182,(2). Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated white paper covered boards. Text in German. Very good. 22.00 View more info

Last days of the Panama Canal. An article in Science Digest, Vol. 54, No. 1, July 1963

By: STANFORD, Neal.

Price: $6.50

Publisher: 1963,:

Seller ID: 85723


STANFORD, Neal. “Last days of the Panama Canal.” An article in Science Digest, Vol. 54, No. 1, July 1963, pp 29-31 (with illustration and map). New York : Popular Mechanics Company, 1963. Pp [1]-96. Illustrated. Double Column. 8vo, illustrated white stapled wrappers. “Although it is still one of themost profitable and efficiently run enterprises in the world, the interoce anic waterway is growing old, and its days are numbered.” Covers rubbed andbrowned, els e good. For the issue 6.50 View more info

In Harm's Way: The Sinking of the USS Indianapolis and the Extraordinary Story of Its Survivors. in dj

By: STANTON, Doug

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Henry Holt, New York, 2001,:

Seller ID: 51000


STANTON, Doug. In Harm's Way : The Sinking of the USS Indianapolis and the Extraordinary Story of Its Survivors. New York: Henry Holt, (2001). Pp 333 including crew list to endpapers + [16] pp of plates. 8vo, black paper covered spine with blue paper covered boards. "A thoroughly researched, powerfully written account of a nightmare at sea, one of the most poignant tragedies and injustices of World War II." -from the dust jacket. Very good in dust jacket. 22.50 View more info

Ships of Mercy: The Remarkable Fleet Bringing Hope to the World's ForgottenPoor. in dj.

By: STEPHENS, Don STEPHENSON, Lynda Rutledge

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Nelson Books, Nashville, Tenn., 2005, ISBN:078521156x:

Seller ID: 82891


STEPHENS, Don with Lynda Rutledge STEPHENSON. Ships of Mercy: The Remarkable Fleet Bringing Hope to the World's Forgotten Poor. Nashville, Tenn.: Nelson Books, (2005). Pp. (i)-vii,[1],1-221,[11]. [8] pages of colour plates. 8vo, blue cloth cover with gold lettering to spine. "It's a simple idea, really: a floating hospital, staffed with a multinational team of high-level experts, docks in ports around the world and serves the neediest people withfree state-of-the-art medical care. But turning the idea into a reality wa s anything but simple, as revealed in this remarkable firsthand account... View more info

Robert Louis Stevenson Originals.

By: STEVENSON, Robert Louis SIMPSON, E. Blantyre.

Price: $24.00

Publisher: T.N. Foulis, London & Edinburgh, 1912,:

Seller ID: 84588


(STEVENSON, Robert Louis). SIMPSON, E. Blantyre. The Robert Louis StevensonOriginals. London & Edinburgh : T.N. Foulis, (December) 1912. First Editio n. Pp (12),[1]-213,(1),(4,ads),(1), tipped-in frontis + 30 tipped-in plates. Index. 8vo, brown cloth, gilt lettering to front board and spine, top edge gilt, others untrimmed. Contents : 1. The Golden Age. 2. Memories and Portraits. 3. Comrades and Canoes. 4. Drama and Doubles. 5. Over the Hills andFar Away. 6. South Seas and the Magnetic North. 7. Hills of Home. Spotting / fading to cloth, corners bumped, frontispiece edgeworn, else very good. 2... View more info

Maritime Album : 100 Photographs and Their Stories. 2nd pr

By: SZARKOWSKI, John, and Richard BENSON.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Mariners' Museum / Yale University Press, Newport News, VA / New Haven & London , 1997, ISBN:0300073992:

Seller ID: 84140


SZARKOWSKI, John, and Richard BENSON. A Maritime Album : 100 Photographs and Their Stories. Photograph selection & introduction by John Szarkowski. Essays by Richard Benson. Newport News, VA : The Mariners' Museum / New Haven& London : Yale University Press, (1997). Second Printing. Pp [1]-245,(1). Illustrated. 4to, illustrated card covers. Name, else very good. 20.00 View more info

Merchant Ships of the USSR.

By: TALBOT-BOOTH, E.C., Lt.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Marinart Ltd, Sandwich, Kent, 1977, ISBN:0904478270:

Seller ID: 83760


TALBOT-BOOTH, E.C., Lt. Cmdr. Merchant Ships of the USSR. (Sandwich, Kent) : Marinart Ltd, (February 1977). First Printing. Pp (142) unpaginated. Illustrated. Small 8vo, red comb bound, illustrated red and white card covers. A ship recognition book. Very good. 15.00 View more info

At Any Cost : Love, Life & Death at Sea : An Autobiography

By: TANGVALD, Peter.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Cruising Guide Publications, Dunedin, Florida , 1991, ISBN:0944428096:

Seller ID: 84799


TANGVALD, Peter. At Any Cost : Love, Life & Death at Sea : An Autobiography. Dunedin, Florida : Cruising Guide Publications, (1991). Pp [i]-viii,1-327,(1),_ 8 pp photos. 8vo, illustrated black card covers. “No corner of the globe was too obscure for Peter Tangvald as he tested the limits of his strength and endurance wherever the wind and his spirit carried him. For over 30 years, Tangvald's life on his 50' hand-crafted yacht yielded great joy and unspeakable tragedy including two births at sea, the brutal murder of hiswife by pirates, and the loss of another wife overboard. In the summer of... View more info

Tidal Passages : A History of the Discovery Islands

By: TAYLOR, Jeanette

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Harbour Publishing, Maidera Park, B.C., 2008, ISBN:9781550174359:

Seller ID: 84056


TAYLOR, Jeanette. Tidal Passages : A History of the Discovery Islands. (Maderia Park, B.C.) : Harbour Publishing, (2008). First Printing. Pp [i]-xi,(1),1-316. Illustrated. Map. 8vo, forest green cloth, copper lettering to spine. "At the north end of British Columbia's great inland sea, the Inside Passage divides amongst a scatter of islands whose breathtaking beauty makes them one of the Northwest's most popular cruising destinations. Unofficially known as the Discovery Islands (named after the main passage through them), Read, Cortes, Sonora, Maurelle, Hardwicke, Stuart, Redonda and Thurl... View more info

With Ensigns Flying : The Story of H.M Destroyers at War, 1939-1945. 1st in dj.

By: THOMAS, David

Price: $70.00

Publisher: William Kimber, London, 1958,:

Seller ID: 89555


THOMAS, David. With Ensigns Flying : The Story of H.M Destroyers at War, 1939-1945. London: William Kimber, (1958). First Edition. Pp. (4),5-216 + 4 leaves of plates. Map endpapers. Illustrated. 8vo, grey cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Law 1080. A full account of the contribution of British andCommonwealth destroyers to the prosecution of the Second World War, in the Atlantic, the Arctic, the Mediterranean, and the Java Sea. With appendices listing destroyer losses, U-Boat kills, destroyers present at the evacuati on of Dunkirk, and Lend Lease destroyers obtained from the United States. L... View more info