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Japan's War at Sea : Pearl Harbor to the Coral Sea.

By: THOMAS, David A.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Andre Deutsch, London, 1978, ISBN:0233970118:

Seller ID: 83105


THOMAS, David A. Japan's War at Sea : Pearl Harbor to the Coral Sea. (London) : Andre Deutsch, (1978). First UK Edition. Pp [1]-222,(2),+ 8 pp plates.Maps. Index. 8vo, red cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Contents : 1. Erupti on in the East. 2. Storming of Rabaul. 3. Destruction of Darwin. 4. Collapse of the Indies. 5. South of Java. 6. The British Eastern Fleet Assembles. 7. Somerville Assumes Command. 8. Ceylon: Target for Nagamo. 9. Sinking of the Cruisers. 10. Loss of the British Carrier. 11. Preparations for Operation MO. 12. Overkill at Tulagi. 13. Coral Sea: Strike and Counter-Strike. 14... View more info

Titanic : The Extraordinary Story of the Unsinkable Ship.

By: TIBBALLS, Geoff.

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Reader's Digest Association, Pleasantville, N.Y./Montreal , 1998, ISBN:0895779536:

Seller ID: 84811


TIBBALLS, Geoff. The Titanic : The Extraordinary Story of the Unsinkable Ship. Pleasantville, N.Y./Montreal : Reader's Digest Association, Inc., (July1998). Fifth Printing. Pp [1]-128. Illustrated. Index. Double Column. 4to, illustrated card covers. Very good. 14.00 View more info

Bay of Fundy and Atlantic Coast of Nova Scotia : Tide and Current Tables 1964.

By: Tide and Current Tables

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Canadian Hydrographic Service, Marine Sciences Branch, Department of Mines and Technical Surveys, Ottawa , 1963,:

Seller ID: 84873


(Tide and Current Tables). Bay of Fundy and Atlantic Coast of Nova Scotia :Tide and Current Tables 1964. Ottawa : Canadian Hydrographic Service, Mari ne Sciences Branch, Department of Mines and Technical Surveys, (1963). Pp [i]-ix,(1),1-127,(7). 12mo, blue and white stapled card covers. Browned, else very good. 15.00 View more info

Touched by Titanic : Creative writing, poetry and drawings by children fromBelfast, Cobh and Halifax.

By: Titanic

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Belfast City Council, Belfast, 2002, ISBN:0901999067:

Seller ID: 84803


(Titanic). Touched by Titanic : Creative writing, poetry and drawings by children from Belfast, Cobh and Halifax. (Belfast : Belfast City Council, 2002). Pp (56) unpaginated. Illustrated. Square 8vo, illustrated blue card covers. Penned name, else very good. Signed by a number of children. 12.50 View more info

Second-Luckiest Pilot : Adventures in Military Aviation.

By: TOOKER, D.K.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Naval Institute Press, Annapolis, MD , 2000, ISBN:1557508216:

Seller ID: 84985


TOOKER, D.K. The Second-Luckiest Pilot : Adventures in Military Aviation. Annapolis, MD : Naval Institute Press, (2000). First Printing. Pp [i]-xi,(3),1-226,(8). Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. "From fifteen-thousand-foot falls with unopened parachutes to forced night landingsin unlit fields and bail outs from burning planes, the lives of pilots are often exciting and occasionally harrowing, as this collection of stories d ramatically illustrates. The book's theme is survival in the skies and the key to survival, according to the author, is Lady Luck. Don Tooker full... View more info

Tow Line. Vol. 29, No. 2,Fall 1976. America's Bicentennial Issue

By: Tow Line).

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Moran Towing & Transportation Co., Inc., New York, 1976,:

Seller ID: 83054


(Tow Line). Tow Line. Vol. XXIX, No. 2, Fall 1976. America's Bicentennial Issue. New York : Moran Towing & Transportation Co., Inc., 1976. Pp [1]-19,(1) including covers. Illustrated. Triple Column. Small 4to, illustrated card covers. The entire issue consists of photographs from Operation Sail '76's Parade of Tall Ships (pp 4-13) and the Fourth International Naval Review Vessels (pp 14-19). Circular inkstamp, else very good. 10.00 View more info

Tow Line. Vol. 27, No. 1, Summer 1974

By: Tow Line).

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Moran Towing & Transportation Co., Inc., New York, 1974,:

Seller ID: 83916


(Tow Line). Tow Line. Vol. XXVII, No. 1, Summer 1974. New York : Moran Towing & Transportation Co., Inc., 1974. Pp [1]-19,(1) including covers. Illustrated. Triple Column. Small 4to, illustrated blue card covers. Contents : Moran Tugs Tow Ocean Scout to Gulf of Mexico Drill Site (pp 3-7, 16); Holland America Line: 100 years At the Crest of the Waves (pp 8-9, 14-15); Ships in the News (pp 10-11); National Maritime Day 1974 at South Street Seaport (p. 12); Floating Hospital of St. John's Guild (p. 13). Very good. 15.00 View more info

Tow Line. Vol. 12, No. 2, June, 1959

By: Tow Line). DOUGLASS, Earl L. NEVARD, Jacques KELLER, Allan

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Moran Towing & Transportation Co., Inc., New York, 1959,:

Seller ID: 83052


(Tow Line). Tow Line. Vol. XII, No. 2, June, 1959. New York : Moran Towing & Transportation Co., Inc., 1959. Pp [1]-19,(1) including covers. Illustrated. Triple Column. Small 4to, illustrated card covers. Contents : Harbor Work Calls for Top Skills, Equipment; City School Ship Trains Youngsters for Sea (by Allan Keller); Strength For This Day (by Earl L. Douglass); NuclearAge Holds With Launching Tradition (by Jacques Nevard); New York to Oswego Aboard 'Anne Moran'; plus regular departments and Moran news. Water damage d (waterstained throughout and with surface tears to last 4 pages). As is. ... View more info

Tow Line. Vol. 14, No. 2, June, 1961

By: Tow Line). ROGERS, James

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Moran Towing & Transportation Co., Inc., New York, 1961,:

Seller ID: 83053


(Tow Line). Tow Line. Vol. XIV, No. 2, June, 1961. New York : Moran Towing & Transportation Co., Inc., 1961. Pp [1]-19,(1) including covers. Illustrated. Triple Column. Small 4to, illustrated card covers. Contents : Moran Fleet Will Have Powerful New Tug; Moran Crew Delivers Tug to New Owners In Freetown, Sierra Leone, West Africa; Drama on the Bridge Deck as Cunarder Sails (by James Rogers); S.S. Rotterdam [centerfold]; plus regular departments and Moran news. Waterstained throughout, else good. As is. 7.50 View more info

Bluenose - Queen of the North Atlantic

By: TREMBLAY, Jack Story of Canada 11 TREMBLAY, Jack

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Brunswick Press, Frederiction, 1967,:

Seller ID: 4721


TREMBLAY, Jack. Bluenose - Queen of the North Atlantic. Story and Pictures by Jack Tremblay. (Fredericton : Brunswick Press, copyright 1967). Pp (20),unpaginated. With numerous watercolour illustrations. Small 8vo, stapled w hite card covers. "A BeaverBook for young Canadians". Story of Canada No.11. Tremblay is a New Brunswicker. Very good. 10.00 View more info

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Truxtun of the Constellation: The Life of Commodore Thomas Truxtun, U.S. Navy 1755-1822. in dj.

By: TRUXTUN, Thomas, Commodore). FERGUSON, Eugene S FERGUSON, Eugene S.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Johns Hopkins Press, Baltimore, 1956,:

Seller ID: 36559


(TRUXTUN, Thomas, Commodore). FERGUSON, Eugene S. Truxtun of the Constellation : The Life of Commodore Thomas Truxtun, U.S. Navy 1755-1822. Baltimore:Johns Hopkins Press, 1956. Pp 322. 8vo, blue cloth. A full biography of th is pioneering U.S. Navy officer, tracing his career from his early merchantservice, to his privateering efforts during the Revolutionary War, his voy ages to the Far East, and ultimately to his command of the frigate Constellation in the war with France. Please note that this is the original Johns Hopkins edition, not the Naval Institute reprint. Vg in slightly rubbed dj w... View more info

Oceanography - Science of the Sea.. An article in Canadian Geographical Journal, Vol. 47, No. 4, October, 1953

By: TULLY, John P. Canadian Geographical Journal, Vol. 47, No. 4 JENNESS, Eileen COWAN, Ian McTaggart

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Canadian Geographical Journal, Ottawa:, 1953,:

Seller ID: 83340


TULLY, John P. "Oceanography - Science of the Sea." An article in Canadian Geographical Journal, Vol. XLVII, No. 4, October, 1953, pp 148-165. Ottawa:Canadian Geographical Journal, 1953. Pp [ i]-[vi],(1),130-172,vii-x includ ing covers. Illustrated. Maps. Double column. 8vo, illustrated white and red stapled wrappers. Also includes Ian McTaggart Cowan's “Small Mammals of the Western Mountains” (pp 130-141); Anne Glyn-Jones's “The Valley” (pp 142-147); Eileen Jenness's “Malaga: Spain's Port of Sunshine and Tragedy” (pp 166-172). Front cover corner clipped, bottom corner of b... View more info

United States Naval Institute Proceedings, Volume 93, Number 5, Whole No. 771, May, 1967

By: United States Navy AMME, Carl H. CARLSON, Verner R. HODGSON, Gordon S.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: United States Naval Institute, Menasha, WI, 1967,:

Seller ID: 83329


(United States Navy). United States Naval Institute Proceedings, Volume 93,Number 5, Whole No. 771, May, 1967. Menasha, WI: United States Naval Insti tute, 1967. Pp [1]-173,(3). Illustrated. Double column. 8vo, white illustrated card covers. Articles of interest: "Of Hawks and Doves" by Capt. GordonS. Hodgson (pp 30-37); "The Soviet Maritime Threat" by Major Verner R. Car lson (pp 38-48); "The Partnership" by Lt Col H.A. Maihafer (pp 49-57); "NATO : Strategy and Flexible Response" by Carl H. Amme (pp 58-69); "The Navy Department: The Fulcrum and the Balance&... View more info

King's College Record. Volume 69, No. 3, Haliburton Number, 1948

By: University of King's College BIRD, Will R. MERKEL, Andrew BETT, Donald

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Published by the Undergraduates of Canada's Oldest University, Halifax, 1948,:

Seller ID: 85662


(University of King's College). The King's College Record. Vol. 69, No. 3, Haliburton Number, 1948. Halifax : Published by the Undergraduates of Canada's Oldest University, 1948. Pp 1-79,(1). Illustrated. 8vo, white printed card covers. Includes various literary items, features, sports, student organizations, social activities, etc. with many advertisements. Of special interest : Will R. Bird's “Let's Write About Nova Scotia” (pp 7-8); Andrew Merkel's “Racing Fisherman” [about international fisherman-type schooner racing] (pp 9-11); Donald Betts' “The Northumberland Fisherman” (pp ... View more info

Cruise of the Conrad. 1st UK no dj.

By: VILLIERS, Alan

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton, London, 1937,:

Seller ID: 52653


VILLIERS, Alan. Cruise of the Conrad : A Journal of a Voyage round the World, undertaken and carried out in the Ship Joseph Conrad, 212 Tons, in the Years 1934, 1935, and 1936 by way of Good Hope, the South Seas, the East Indies, and Cape Horn. L.: Hodder and Stoughton, (1937). First UK Edition. Pp.368, frontis., + 30 leaves of plates. 8vo, green cloth. Toy 0475. Sparse e dge-spotting, light bumping to spine ends, else vg. 40.00 View more info

Give Me a Ship to Sail. ex-lib in dj

By: VILLIERS, Alan

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Scribner, New York, 1959,:

Seller ID: 84614


VILLIERS, Alan. Give Me a Ship to Sail. New York : Charles Scribner's Sons,(1959). First Edition. Pp (10),3-312, frontis.+ 12 leaves of photos. 8vo, pale grey-blue cloth. Toy 0612. Not in O'Dea. With index. The Banks and andthe Portuguses visit to St.John's (pp.67-72) during Villiers' trip aboard the assistance/hospital ship Gil Eannes accompanying the 3,000 dorymen of the Portuguese cod fleet in 1956. Two main sections: I. Some Wandering Adventures and II. The Mayflower Story. Part I's chapters : 1. Moby Dick; 2. "Somehow Most Melancholy"; 3. "God Helps Him Who Works" [Portuga... View more info

Kuste : zwischen Krim und Kaukasus. Urlaub am Schwarzen Meer.

By: VKIESLING, Gerhard.

Price: $17.50

Publisher: VEB F.A. Brockhaus Verlag, Leipzig , 1966,:

Seller ID: 84689


VKIESLING, Gerhard. Kuste : zwischen Krim und Kaukasus. Urlaub am SchwarzenMeer. Leipzig : VEB F.A. Brockhaus Verlag, 1966. Pp [1]-23,(1).+ 120 pp pl ates + 1 folding map. 4to, white cloth spine, illustrated paper covered boards, black lettering to spine. An illustrated book on the coastline betweenCrimea and Caucasus. Wear to bottom corners, dent to bottom edge, else goo d. 17.50 View more info

Nova Scotia Voluntary Planning Board Plan for the Fisheries Sector

By: Voluntary Economic Planning - Nova Scotia

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Queen's Printer, Halifax, N.S.:, 1966,:

Seller ID: 85301


(Voluntary Economic Planning). Nova Scotia Voluntary Planning Board Plan for the Fisheries Sector. (Halifax : Queen's Printer), November, 1966. Pp (6),[i]-iii,(1),[1]-97,(3). 8vo, yellow printed stapled card covers. Contents : I. Introduction. II. The Postwar Development of the Fisheries. III. Problems, Policies and Potential for Future Growth. IV. Production and Employment in Fisheries to 1968. Very good to fine. 25.00 View more info

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Original Letters to an Honest Sailor

By: WAGER, Charles, Sir) PULTENEY, William, Sir) RUSSELL, John, Fourth Duke of Bedford) BEAUCLERK, Vere, Charles, Second Duke of St. Albans)

Price: $750.00

Publisher: R. Thomas, London, 0,:

Seller ID: 61633


(WAGER, Charles, Sir, RUSSELL, John, et al.). Original Letters to an HonestSailor. London : Printed for R. Thomas, [1746?]. Pp. 84. 8vo, brown cloth spine with patterned brown paper covered boards, all edges specked red, gilt title to spine. A selection of letters from a variety of influential English MPs and figures in the Royal Navy, written during England's conflict with Spain in the West Indies, between 1739 and 1745. A large number of the letters are written either to or from Sir Charles Wager, who served as the First Lord of the Admiralty from 1733 to his death in 1742. Other prominent f... View more info

Wooden Ships and Iron Men. Sully no dj

By: WALLACE, Frederick William

Price: $70.00

Publisher: Charles E. Lauriat, 1937,:

Seller ID: 83588


WALLACE, Frederick William. Wooden Ships and Iron Men : The story of the Square-Rigged Merchant Marine of British North America, the ships, their builders and owners, and the men who sailed them. NY: George Sully & Co., [n.d.]. Pp. 337, frontis., + 3 p. of ads and 27 leaves of plates. Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth. Chapters: I) The Dawn of British North American Shipping ; II) The Boom Days of the 'Fifties ; III) The 'Sixties in Quebec and New Brunswick Shipping ; IV) The 'Sixties in Nova Scotia -- A Period of Expansion ; V) The Bluenose Fashion ; VI) The Nova Scotiamen of the Palmy 'Seventies ... View more info