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Soviet Bloc Merchant Ships. ex-lib, no dj.

By: BOCK, Bruno and Klaus BOCK BOCK, Klaus BROADWIN, John A. (trans.)

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Naval Institute Press, 1981, ISBN:0870216694:

Seller ID: 83514


BOCK, Bruno and Klaus BOCK. Soviet Bloc Merchant Ships . Translated by JohnA. Broadwin. Annapolis, MD: Naval Institute Press, (1981). Pp. 269. Illust rated. Double column. 4to, blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. A briefhistory of shipping in various countries in the Soviet Bloc, with a list o f vessels and specifications (as well as occasional sketches) from Bulgarian, Cuban, Czechoslovakian, East German, Hungarian, Polish, Romanian, and Soviet fleets. Ex-library (HMCS Iroquois Library) with stamps and pouches, else good. Lacking dj. 12.00 View more info

Whales, Ice, and Men : The History of Whaling in the Western Arctic.. 1st ed. in dj

By: BOCKSTOCE, John R. NEW BEDFORD WHALING MUSEUM

Price: $60.00

Publisher: University of Washington Press, 1986,:

Seller ID: 83452


BOCKSTOCE, John R. Whales, Ice, and Men : The History of Whaling in the Western Arctic. Seattle: University of Washington Press in association with the New Bedford Whaling Museum, (1986). First Edition. Pp 400. Illustrated, maps to endpapers, b/w photos, drawings, and facsimile. 4to, black cloth. Chapters : 1. The First Whaleship to Bering Strait; 2. From New England to Bering Strait, 1750-1848; 3. An Arctic Whaling Voyage; 4. Pursuit and Capture; 5. Development of the Fishery, 1849-64; 6. Civil War in Bering Strait: The Cruise of CSS Shenandoah; 7. Walrusing; 8. The 1870s, Disastrous Decade; ... View more info

Sinking of the Eastland : America's Forgotten Tragedy.

By: BONANSINGA, Jay.

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Citadel Press, New York, 2004, ISBN:0806526289:

Seller ID: 84473


BONANSINGA, Jay. The Sinking of the Eastland : America's Forgotten Tragedy.(New York) : Citadel Press, (2004). First Printing. Pp [i]-viii,[1]-280,+ 16 pp plates. Index. 8vo, red cloth spine, tan paper covered boards, gilt lettering to spine. The S.S. Eastland was a passenger ship based in Chicago and used for tours. On 24 July 1915 the ship rolled over while tied to a dock in the Chicago River. A total of 844 passengers and crew were killed in what was to become the largest loss of life disaster from a single shipwreck on the Great Lakes. Very good in unclipped dustjacket. 16.00 View more info

Memories of the Lakes : Told in Story and Picture. First Edition

By: BOWEN, Dana Thomas.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Dana Thomas Bowen, Publisher, Daytona Beach, Florida , 1946,: 1946

Seller ID: 84652


BOWEN, Dana Thomas. Memories of the Lakes : Told in Story and Picture. Daytona Beach, Florida : Dana Thomas Bowen, Publisher, (December) 1946. First Printing. Pp [i]-xv,(1),1-292,(10). Illustrated. 8vo, red cloth, black lettering to front board & spine, map endpapers. Includes a pictorial section (pp 81-144). Dana Thomas Bowen (b. March 6, 1895, Cleveland - d. February 6, 1980, Daytona Beach, Florida). 1. Did You Know That...? 2. Great Lakes Firsts. 3. The Old Lake Triplets. 4. Steamboat Shorts. 5. Pirates! 6. The Tale of The Pewabi... View more info

Model Shipwright [A Quarterly Journal of Ships and Ship Models], Number 15,March 1976

By: BOWEN, John L., and Robert GARDINER (eds.).

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Conway Maritime Press, London , 1976,:

Seller ID: 84876


BOWEN, John L., and Robert GARDINER (eds.). Model Shipwright [A Quarterly Journal of Ships and Ship Models], Number 15, March 1976. London : Conway Maritime Press Limited, 1976. Pp (4),209-312. Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated black and blue card covers. Contents : Ships in the Round (by Philip Banbury); Mersey Flats (by Mike Stammers); Reader's Models HMS Sheffield (by R. Hoare); The Four Masted Barque Olivebank-Part 1 (by Harry Boyd); The French galley La Reale - Part 5 (by P. Heriz-Smith); Mediaeval Ships: The Kalmar Boat (by Dr G. Santi-Mazzini); Repairing a Prisoner-of-War Bone Model (by Der... View more info

Three Centuries of Sailing. 1st UK in chipped dj

By: BRADFORD, Ernle

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Country Life, London, 1964,:

Seller ID: 83581


BRADFORD, Ernle. Three Centuries of Sailing. London : Country Life Limited,(1964). First Edition. Pp 120. Illustrated. Lg 8vo, green cloth. Toy 4. Co ntents: The 17th Century - Beginnings; The 17th Century - Early Developments; The 18th Century - Some Early Yacht Clubs; The 19th Century - Schooners and Cutters; The 19th Century - Small Boat Sailors; The Edwardian Period - The Development of the Small Boat; The 20th Century - The Birth of Ocean Racing; The 20th Century - Cutters to Catamarans; The Modern Scene - Deep-SeaCruising; In Conclusion. Light edgebrowning, else vg in spine-chipped dj. 2... View more info

Fifty Famous Liners. 5th UK in dj

By: BRAYNARD, Frank O. and William H. MILLER MILLER, William H.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Patrick Stephens, Wellingborough, 1995,:

Seller ID: 85215


BRAYNARD, Frank O. and William H. MILLER. Fifty Famous Liners. Wellingborough: Patrick Stephens, .d. [ca 1995]. Fifth UK Printing. Pp. [1]-233. Doublecolumn. Illustrated. Large square 8vo, blue cloth. From the Cunard Line's first ship built in 1840 especially for transatlantic service, the "Britannia", to the launching in 1969 of the "Queen Elizabeth 2", sailing aboard these massive ocean liners has long held the interest for many who dream of travelling between the continents in the grandest of styles. The ships included here have been selected by the authors as ones that have... View more info

Hitler's Nuclear Weapons : The Development and Attempted Deployment of Radiological Armaments by Nazi Germany. no dj.

By: BROOKS, Geoffrey

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Leo Cooper, London, 1992, ISBN:0850523443:

Seller ID: 83810


BROOKS, Geoffrey. Hitler's Nuclear Weapons : The Development and Attempted Deployment of Radiological Armaments by Nazi Germany . London: Leo Cooper, (1992). Pp. (10),1-212,(2). 8vo, navy blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Contents: 1. The Official Uranium Project of the National Socialist State; 2. The Private Uranium Project of the National Socialist Post Office Ministry; 3. The Voyage of the German submarine U-234; 4. Nemesis. With appendices. Much nautical information throughout. Light dustiness to rear board,top edge spotted, occasional pencilled underlining, else vg. 30.00 View more info

Steaming to Bamboola : The World of a Tramp Freighter. pbk.

By: BUCKLEY, Christopher

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Penguin, New York, 1987, ISBN:0140099220:

Seller ID: 82924


BUCKLEY, Christopher. Steaming to Bamboola : The World of a Tramp Freighter. (New York): Penguin, (1987). Pp. (8),ix-xiv,1-222,(4). 8vo, illustrated blue card covers. Vg. 10.00 View more info

Pepacton : A Summer Voyage

By: BURROUGHS, John

Price: $30.00

Publisher: David Douglas, Edinburgh , 1885,:

Seller ID: 84095


BURROUGHS, John. Pepacton [A Summer Voyage]. Edinburgh : David Douglas, Castle Street, 1885. Pp [i]-vi,(5),12-319,(1). Index. Small 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering and devices to front board and spine, top edge gilt. Pocket Edition in One Shilling Volumes of Mr. John Burroughs' Works. Not in Cassell. A trip down the Pepacton branch of the Delaware River by canoe, with a description of its natural history. Light wear to spine ends and corners, else very good. 30.00 View more info

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Unlucky Lady: The Life & Death of HMCS Athabaskan 1940-44. First Edition in dustjacket

By: BURROW, Len and Emile BEAUDOIN BEAUDOIN, Emile

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Canada's Wings, Inc., 1982,: 1982

Seller ID: 12678

ISBN: 0920002137


BURROW, Len and Emile BEAUDOIN. Unlucky Lady : The Life & Death of HMCS Athabaskan 1940-44. (Stittsville, Ontario : Canada's Wings, Inc., 1982). First Edition. Pp. (10),1-198. Illustrated. Double column. Oblong 8vo, blue cloth with gilt lettering to front and spine. Len Burrow (b. 1915, Toronto). Émile Beaudoin (b. 1919, St-Raphaël de Bellechasse, Québec - d. March 25th, 2012, Québec City) and RCN wireless operation and survivor of the Athabaskan.Cooke p.48. "This book was written about a ship and the men who served in her. It does not pretend to... View more info

Reprieve for the Fur-trade Canoe. An article in The Beaver : A Magazine ofthe North, Outfit 315:1, Summer 1984

By: BUSS, Michael. Beaver : A Magazine of the North, Outfit 315:1, Summer 1984 EBER, Dorothy Harley BERTON, Pierre

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Hudson's Bay Company, Winnipeg, 1984,:

Seller ID: 83383


BUSS, Michael. “Reprieve for the Fur-trade Canoe.” An article in The Beaver: A Magazine of the North, Outfit 315:1, Summer 1984, pp 30-33, with 10 il lustrations. Winnipeg : Hudson's Bay Company, 1984. For the whole issue, pp[1]-63,(1) including covers. Illustrated. Maps. Double Column. Large 8vo, illustrated yellow stapled card covers. Other articles : Donald B. Smith's “Historic Peace-Pipe” (pp 4-7); Drew Armour's “The Blind Man and the Loon” [ Powerful Epic as Depicted by Inuit Artists] (pp 8-12); Pierre Berton's “The Sons of God” [Doukhobor Trek to Yorkton, 1902] (pp 13-18)... View more info

Little Nord Easter : Reminiscences of a Placentia Bayman.

By: BUTLER, Victor WAREHAM, Wilfred W. (ed. & intro) WIDDOWSON, J. D. A.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Memorial University of Newfoundland, 1975,:

Seller ID: 48227


BUTLER, Victor. The Little Nord Easter : Reminiscences of a Placentia Bayman. Edited, with an Introduction by Wilfred W. Wareham. Preface by J. D. A. Widdowson. St. John's, Nfld: Memorial University of Newfoundland, (1975). First Paperback Printing. Pp. 262. With numerous photographs, maps, sketches, graphs and tables. 8vo, white ill. card covers. Memorial University Folklore and Language Archive : Community Studies Series No. 1. Folding leaf fortable six detached, else vg. 25.00 View more info

Little Nord Easter. cloth in dj

By: BUTLER, Victor WIDDOWSON, J.D.A., preface WAREHAM, Wilfred W., (ed.) WIX, Edward

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Breakwater, 1980,:

Seller ID: 14266


BUTLER, Victor. The Little Nord Easter : Reminiscences of a Placentia Bayman. (St.John's) : Breakwater, (1980). Pp (6),1-224, + 72 p. of photos, maps,illustrations. 8vo, brown cloth. DNLB p.41. Edited by Wilfred W. Wareham o f Memorial. Preface by J.D.A. Widdowson. Included in appendices are excerpts from the following : Edward Wix's Six Months of a Newfoundland Missionary's Journal, From February to August, 1845, second edition, 1836; and Michael Francis Howley's "Newfoundland Name-Lore," from the Newfoundland Quarterly. Vg in dj. 40.00 View more info

CFB Halifax Information Booklet

By: C.F.B. Halifax)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: 1975,:

Seller ID: 24438


(C.F.B. Halifax). CFB Halifax: Information Booklet. N.pl.: n.pub., n.d. [ca.1975]. Pp (6),7-79,(1) including 4 fldg maps. Illustrated. 8vo, grey card covers. Chapters: 1. New Arrival?; 2. History (pp.11-27); 3. Organization; 4. Miscellany; 5. New Civilian Employee?; 6. Recreation and Entertainment. 1975 date on one map. Name to front, else vg. 10.00 View more info

Disasters at Sea : Titanic to Exxon Valdez. 1st UK in dj.

By: CAHILL, Richard A., Captain.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: American Merchant Marine Museum Foundation / Nautical Books,, Kings Point, N.Y / San Antonio, TX , 1990, ISBN:0963001884:

Seller ID: 88730


CAHILL, Richard A., Captain. Disasters at Sea : Titanic to Exxon Valdez. Kings Point, N.Y.: London: Century, (1990). First UK Printing. Pp (6),vii-xv,(1),1-272,+ 8 pp plates. Index. 8vo, grey cloth with gilt llettering to spine. Contents : 1. The Loss of Titanic. 2. The Ro-Ro: An Unsafe Design (Princess Victoria, Zenobia, European Gateway, The Herald of Free Enterprise). 3. Foundering (Flying Enterprise, Pamir, Marine Electric). 4. Fire (Morro Castle, Dara, Lakonia). 5. Loss by Explosion (Berge Istra, Berge Vanga, Mycene, Betelgeuse). 6. Collisions (Andrea Doria / Sttockholm, Venpet / Venoil, ... View more info

Up the Creek : A Paddler's Guide to Ontario. pbk.

By: CALLAN, Kevin

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Boston Mills Press, Erin, ON, 1996, ISBN:1550461672:

Seller ID: 71050


CALLAN, Kevin. Up the Creek : A Paddler's Guide to Ontario . (Erin, ON): Boston Mills Press, (1996). First Printing. Pp. [1]-126,(2), + 16 p. of colour plates. 8vo, illustrated blue card covers. Cassell 327, Chilton C-7. Vg. 10.00 View more info

Brook Trout and Blackflies : A Paddler's Guide to Algonquin

By: CALLAN, Kevin.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Boston Mills Press, Erin, Ont, 1997, ISBN:1550462113:

Seller ID: 84805


CALLAN, Kevin. Brook Trout and Blackflies : A Paddler's Guide to Algonquin Park. (Erin, Ont.) : The Boston Mills Press, (1997). First Edition. Pp [1]-144. Illustrated. Maps. 8vo, illustrated green card covers, lettered in white. “Algonquin Park is Ontario's foremost canoeing destination, a paddler'sparadise of spectacular lakes and rivers...” - from the back cover. Very g ood. 12.00 View more info

Ferry ride to Paradise [Newfoundland]. An article in Atlantic Insight, Vol.2, No.4, May 1980

By: CAMERON, Silver Donald. Atlantic Insight, Vol.2, No.4 MacEACHERN, Allan J. HORWOOD, Harold

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Impact Publishing Limited, Halifax , 1980,:

Seller ID: 83338


CAMERON, Silver Donald. "Ferry ride to Paradise [Newfoundland]" An article in Atlantic Insight, Vol.2, No.4, May 1980, pp 38-44 with 4 photos. (Halifax : Impact Publishing Limited, 1980). Pp 1-100. Illustrated. Triple column.Large 8vo, illustrated stapled wrappers. Also : Ralph Surette's "What's al l the fuss about the fishery?" (pp 7-9); Parker Barss Donham's "If Akerman goes, what next for NDP?" (pp 10-14); Amy Zierler's "Labrador's great debate: Who wants a uranium mine?" (p. 18); Julianne LaBreche's "What Newfoundlander helped plot the escape from Iran?&... View more info

Shipmaster's Guide to Marine Insurance. 3rd ed

By: CAMM, W.L.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Witherby & Co, London, 1959,:

Seller ID: 84097


CAMM, W.L. A Shipmaster's Guide to Marine Insurance. (London) : Witherby & Co., Ltd., (1959). Reprinting of the Third (Revised) Edition. Pp (4),i-iii,(1),1-124,(2). Small 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to front board and spine. Contents : 1. General Principles. 2. Insurance on Ship, Marine Perils. 3. Insurance on Ship – War Risks. 4. Insurance on Freight – Marine Risks. 5. Insurance on Disbursements and Premiums Reducing. 6. Insurance on Cargo –Marine & War Perils. 7. Protection and Indemnity. Light wear to spine ends and corners, name, else very good. 40.00 View more info