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Greyhounds of the Sea. :The Story of the American Clipper Ship. US no dj

By: CUTLER, Carl C. ADAMS, Charles Francis, foreword

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Halcyon House, New York, 1930,:

Seller ID: 17000


CUTLER, Carl C. Greyhounds of the Sea : The Story of the American Clipper Ship. With a Foreword by Charles Francis Adams. New York.: Halcyon House, (1930). Pp 592. Illustrated. Lg 8vo, blue cloth. Chapters : 1. Colonial Conditions; 2. The Young Republic; 3. Democracy Afloat; 4. The Early Federalist Period; 5. Fast Ships and the War of 1812; 6. New Transportation Problems; 7. The "Railroad Route" to Europe; 8. Sailing Records after 1815; 9. Speed to China; 10. The Baltimore Clipper; 11. Evolution and the Influence of thePacket; 12. The New China Packets, 1840-1845; 13. The Clipper Packe... View more info

Deering and Yeaton, Ship-Riggers

By: CUTLER, Carl C. American Neptune, vol. 3, no. 4) Marine Historical Association, vol. 2, no. 3)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Marine Historical Association, Mystic, CT, 1943,:

Seller ID: 68225


CUTLER, Carl C. Deering and Yeaton, Ship-Riggers. Mystic, CT: Marine Historical Association, 1943. Pp. (2),123-135,(1). Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated stapled brown card covers. Reprinted from The American Neptune, volume 3, number 4. Publication of the Marine Historical Association, volume 2, number3. An offprint article on the history of the American ship-rigging company Deering & Yeaton, based in Portsmouth, New Hampshire. Occasional spotting to margins, rust-stains to covers near staples, else vg. 25.00 View more info

Queens of the Western Ocean : The Story of America's Mail and Passenger Sailing Lines. 2nd US in dj.

By: CUTLER, Carl C. NIMITZ, Chester W., foreword

Price: $40.00

Publisher: United States Naval Institute, Annapolis, MD, 1967,:

Seller ID: 83900


CUTLER, Carl C. Queens of the Western Ocean : The Story of America's Mail and Passenger Sailing Lines. With a foreword by Chester W. Nimitz. MD: United States Naval Institute, (1967). Second Printing. Pp. (6),vii-xxi,(1),[1]-672,(2), frontis., + 32 p. of plates. Illustrated. Map endpapers. Large 8vo, sail cloth. Contents: 1. 1607-1725: Colonial Maritime Policy; 2. 1726-1774: The Policy Pays Off; 3. 1775-1814: The Test of War; 4. 1815-1821: The First Western Ocean Queens; 5. [ibid.]: The First Coastal Queens; 6. [ibid.]:Start of Steam Competition; 7. 1822-1826: The Greater Queens Move in Check ... View more info

Dalhousie Gazette, Vol. 41, Nos. 4 & 5, February 7, 1909

By: Dalhousie Gazette, Vol. 41, Nos. 4 & 5, February 7, 1909 MacGREGOR, J.G. WEBSTER, K.G.T. YORSTON, Frederick

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Dalhousie University, Halifax , 1909,:

Seller ID: 84582


(Dalhousie Gazette). The Dalhousie Gazette, Vol. XLI, Nos. 4 & 5, February 7, 1909. (Halifax : Dalhousie University), 1909. Pp [i]-vi,[109]-160,vii-xii,+ 3 portrait plates. 8vo, tan wrappers, yapped edges. Nautical article : The Wreck of the “Micmac” [shipwrecked off Newfoundland] (by an undergraduate passenger, pp 139-145). Other articles : Forty Years – A Dream (by J.G. MacGregor, pp 109-114); Early Arthurian Romances (by K.G.T. Webster, pp 114-117); Twentieth Century Journalism (by Frederick Yorston, pp 117-122); Some Characteristics of Burns (by John J. Cameron, pp 126-129); and much... View more info

Dalhousie Gazette, Vol. 43, No. 5, February, 1911

By: Dalhousie Gazette, Vol. 43, No. 5, February, 1911 CAMPBELL, G.S.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Dalhousie University, Halifax , 1911,:

Seller ID: 84583


(Dalhousie Gazette). The Dalhousie Gazette, Vol. XLIII, No. 5, February, 1911. (Halifax : Dalhousie University), 1911. Pp i-vi,[181]-220,vii-xii,+ 3 plates. 8vo, yellow wrappers. Nautical article : A Voyage from Lima to Liverpool [by steamer in 1905] (pp 188-190). Other articles : The Future of Dalhousie (by G.S. Campbell, pp 184-186); A Reverie on the Ideal Girl of the New Dalhousie (pp 192-194); and much more. Rubbed, else very good. 20.00 View more info

Alumni News. October 1943

By: Dalhousie University MURRAY, Leonard W., Admiral

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Dalhousie University, Halifax, N.S., 1943,:

Seller ID: 85384


(Dalhousie University). The Alumni News. October 1943. Halifax : Dalhousie University, October 1943. Pp [1]-24. 8vo, orange stapled card covers. Includes “The Rear Admiral's Address” [Rear Admiral Leonard W. Murray's Convocation Address] (pp 4-5); “Honor Roll” (p. 6); and a list of graduates “In theServices” (pp 7-8). Very good. 20.00 View more info

From a Coastal Schooner's Log. signed.

By: DARRACH, Claude K. JENSON, L.B.

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Nova Scotia Museum, 1979, ISBN:0919680100:

Seller ID: 85109


DARRACH, Claude K. From a Coastal Schooner's Log. Illustrations by L.B. Jenson. Halifax : Nova Scotia Museum, 1979. Pp (4),v-x,[1]142. 8vo, grey card covers. Laugher p.135. "This is the story of two rival skippers... and their efforts to get the best of one another in the days when trading schooners were the lifeline of small settlements along the Nova Scotia coast. Although told as fiction, it is based on the personal experience and reminiscences of the author who has pursued a sea-faring career all his life, as did his father before him." - from rear cover. Vg. Signed and inscribed ... View more info

Get Yamamoto.

By: DAVIS, Burke YAMAMOTO, Isoroku, Admiral

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Arthur Barker Limited, London , 1971,:

Seller ID: 84477


DAVIS, Burke. Get Yamamoto. London : Arthur Barker Limited, (1971). First Edition. Pp (6),[1]-231,(3),+ 8 pp plates. 8vo, red cloth, gilt lettering tospine. The story of the shooting down and death of Japanese Admiral Isorok u Yamamoto by P-38 Lightning fighter pilots. “To be successful, the P-38 pilots would have to fly five hundred miles over water, avoiding all land, intercept Yamamoto exactly on time, break through the Zero fighters protecting him, shoot him down, and return to their base.” - from the dj. Very good in torn, but unclipped, dustjacket. 15.00 View more info

International Maritime Dictionary. 2nd ed.,

By: DE KERCHOVE, Rene

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Van Nostrand Reinhold, 1983,:

Seller ID: 83416


DE KERCHOVE, René. International Maritime Dictionary : An encyclopedic dictionary of useful maritime terms and phrases, together with equivalents in French and German. Second Edition. N.Y.: Van Nostrand Reinhold, (1983). Second Printing of the version with 1983 in the Library of Congress data. Pp (2),iii-v,91),1-1018. Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth. Several stamps on fly-leaf, else very good in vg dust-jacket. 50.00 View more info

London's Riverside : Past, Present and Future. 1st UK in chipped dj

By: DE MARE, Eric

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Max Reinhardt, London, 1958,:

Seller ID: 83418


DE MARÉ, Eric. London's Riverside : Past, Present and Future. London : Max Reinhardt, (1958). First Printing. Pp 272. Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth. Cohen, The Thames, 1580-1980: A General Bibliography pp.143-4. Chapters: 1. Where the Roman Roads Converged; 2. The Medieval River; 3. Wyngaerde's TudorRiver; 4. Hollar's Stuart River; 5. Rocque's Georgian River; 6. Mogg's Riv er and the Explosion; 7. Along Chelsea Reach; 8. By Pimlico to Westminster;9. Between Two Cities; 10. Along Thames Street to the Tower; 11. Fantasy o f the Future. With bibliography and index. Name, else vg in rubbed, spine-... View more info

Sailing : A Guide for Everyman

By: de SELINCOURT, Aubrey

Price: $10.00

Publisher: John Lehmann, London, 1949,:

Seller ID: 84639


de SELINCOURT, Aubrey . Sailing : A Guide for Everyman. With Illustrations by Guy de Selincourt. London : John Lehmann, (1949). First Edition. Pp [1]-142,(2). Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Toy 2087. Unevenly sunned, lacking ffep, else good. As is. 10.00 View more info

Dying Trade. The Privateersman Mysteries, No. 2.

By: DONACHIE, David

Price: $9.00

Publisher: McBooks Press, Ithaca, N.Y., 0, ISBN:1590130065:

Seller ID: 83735


DONACHIE, David. The Dying Trade. The Privateersman Mysteries, No. 2. Ithaca, N.Y.: McBooks Press, (2001). First Printing. Pp [1]-383,(1). 8vo, illustrated blue card covers. “David Donachie sails into a breach in the naval line, firing as he bears, with an exciting new twist on the chronicles of theAge of Fighting Sail. Blending seagoing adventures with the mystery and tw ists of a whodunit, his Privateersman Mystery Series re-invents the genre.”- from the back cover. Top corner of half-title page clipped, else very go od. 9.00 View more info

Schooners in Peril : True and Exciting Stories About Tall Ships on the Great Lakes. pbk.

By: DONAHUE, James L.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Thunder Bay Press, Holt, Michigan, 1995, ISBN:1882376234:

Seller ID: 82983


DONAHUE, James L. Schooners in Peril : True and Exciting Stories About TallShips on the Great Lakes. Holt, Michigan : Thunder Bay Press, (1995). Seco nd Printing. Pp (8),1-237,(3). Illustrated. Index. 8vo, illustrated black card covers. Contents : Capsized. Collisions. Fires. River Crashes. On the Rocks. The Deep Six. Narrow Escapes. Very good. 15.00 View more info

Across Greenland's Ice-Fields : The Adventures of Nansen and Peary on the Great Ice-Cap

By: DOUGLAS, M. NANSEN, Fridtjof PEARY

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Thomas Nelson and Sons, London, 1897,:

Seller ID: 74946


DOUGLAS, M. Across Greenland's Ice-Fields : The Adventures of Nansen and Peary on the Great Ice-Cap . London: Thomas Nelson and Sons, 1897. Pp. [i]-vi,(5),10-218,(2), frontis., including plates. Illustrated. 8vo, decorated blue cloth with gilt tooling to front and spine, gilt lettering to spine. Directed towards young adults, yet eminently readable to the layman, this volume serves as an account of the early arctic voyages to Greenland of Nansen and Peary. Spotting to edges with some light shelfwear, some foxing, inner hinges starting, else vg. 50.00 View more info

Transactions of the Institution of Naval Architects. Volume 101.

By: DUCKWORTH, A.D., Captain (ed.).

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Institution of Naval Architects, London , 1959,:

Seller ID: 83289


DUCKWORTH, A.D., Captain (ed.). Transactions of the Institution of Naval Architects. Volume 101. London : The Institution of Naval Architects, 1959. Pp [i]-lviii,(2),1-448, frontis portrait. Illustrated. Double Column. 4to, blue cloth, gilt lettering to front boar and spine. Contents : P. Gisserot's“Some Problems in the Construction of Warships To-day” (pp 1-9); S. Living ton Smith's “The British Shipbuilding Research Association – Progress since1950” (pp 10-30); W.F. Stoot's “Some Aspects of Naval Architecture in the Eighteenth Century” (pp 31-46); J. Dieudonné's “Vibration i... View more info

Sailing the World's Edge : Sea Stories from Old Sydney. no dj.

By: DUNBABIN, Thomas

Price: $32.50

Publisher: Newnes, London, 1931,:

Seller ID: 85189


DUNBABIN, Thomas. Sailing the World's Edge : Sea Stories from Old Sydney . London: Newnes, [n.d. - 1937?] Pp. (4),9-283,(1). 8vo, green cloth with gilt lettering to spine. A collection of true tales from the early days of sail in the south Pacific. Contents: 1. Setting the Stage; 2. The Cannibals and the Chevalier; 3. The Babes in the Boat; 4. A Modern Sindbad on the Whale's Back; 5. Yankee Skippers and Senors of Spain; 6. The Last of the Buccaneers; 7. Spiking the Guns at Nukahiva; 8. The Mystery of George Bass; 9. TheQueen and the Pirates; 10. King Island's Crusoe Cat; 11. Amasa Delano and H... View more info

Ship Recognition : Warships : N.A.T.O. Powers and other Important Ships.

By: DUNN, Laurence Ross Ship Series)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Adlard Coles in association with George G. Harrap, London, 1953,:

Seller ID: 82660


DUNN, Laurence. Ship Recognition : Warships : N.A.T.O. Powers and other Important Ships. London: Adlard Coles, in association with George G. Harrap, Co., Ltd., [n.d. - 1953?]. . Pp. [1]-159,(1). Illustrated. Triple column. Small oblong 8vo, blue cloth with gilt decoration to front and gilt letteringto spine. A volume in the Ross Ship Series. Tail of spine reads "De Graff" . Spine text faded, else vg. 35.00 View more info

Shark : The Shadow Below. 2nd pr, signed

By: EDWARDS, Hugh.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Harper Collins , Sydney, Australia, 1998, ISBN:0732257905:

Seller ID: 83466


EDWARDS, Hugh. Shark : The Shadow Below. (Sydney, Australia) : Harper Collins Publishers, (1998). Second Printing. Pp [i]-viii,[1]-359,(1). Illustrated. Index. 8vo, illustrated blue card covers. “Hugh Edwards [...] has been involved with sharks for more than 40 years, as diver, journalist, author, photographer and film-maker. Shark: The Shadow Below is his account of his own and others' experiences with the ocean's most feared and maligned creature – the Great White.” - from the back cover. Some edgewear, corner crease,brown stain to bottom edge, else very good. Signed with inscription b... View more info

Self Steering. AYRS 127.

By: ELLISON, R. Michael (ed.).

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Amateur Yacht Research Society, London , 1999, ISBN:0851330762:

Seller ID: 84037


ELLISON, R. Michael (ed.). Self Steering. AYRS 127. London : Amateur Yacht Research Society, (1999). Pp i-vi,1-77,(3),a-b. Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated white card covers. Contents : Introduction. The facilities of Self Steering Gears. The Self Steering requirement. The History of Self Steering. Natural Self Steering and Tuning Techniques. Self Steering Gears. Sheet to Tiller Gears. Wind Vanes. Trim-Tab and Servo Gears. Commercial Gears – Notes and Observations (1998). Electric Self-Steering. Self steering for fast yachts. Glossary. Afterword. Very good to fine. 20.00 View more info

District and Port of Passamaquoddy. These are to Certify all whom it doth concern, That Thos. Murphy Master or Commander of the Elizabeth burthen forty eight Tons, or thereabouts, mounted with no Guns, navigated with three Men, United States

By: Ephemera - Customs Declaration

Price: $100.00

Publisher: 1822,:

Seller ID: 85230


(Ephemera - Customs Declaration). District and Port of Passamaquoddy. Theseare to Certify all whom it doth concern, That Thos. Murphy Master or Comma nder of the Elizabeth burthen forty eight Tons, or thereabouts, mounted with no Guns, navigated with three Men, United States [scratched off and replaced with British] built, and bound for Horton N.S. Having on board four Barrels Flour hath here entered and cleared his said Vessel according to Law. Given under my Hand and Seal at the Custom House of Passamaquoddy, this twenty fourth day of September in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hund... View more info