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Parthia of the Pacific. An article on the first vessel to fly the CPR houseflag in The Beaver : A Magazine of the North, Outfit 285, Spring 1955

By: FABER, Jim Beaver : A Magazine of the North, Outfit 285, Spring 1955 PATTERSON, R.M. LESAGE, Jean

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Hudson's Bay Company, Winnipeg, 1955,:

Seller ID: 83365


FABER, Jim. “Parthia of the Pacific.” An article on the first vessel to flythe CPR house flag in The Beaver : A Magazine of the North, Outfit 285, Sp ring 1955, pp 27-29, with 3 illustrations. Winnipeg : Hudson's Bay Company,1955. For the whole issue, pp [1]-58,(2) including covers. Illustrated. Ma ps. Double Column. Large 8vo, illustrated red-trimmed stapled card covers. Other articles : Jean Lesage's “Enter the European. V. Among the Eskimos (Part II)” (pp 3-9)... View more info

Bareboating. ex-lib in dj.

By: FAGAN, Brian M

Price: $27.50

Publisher: International Marine, 1985,:

Seller ID: 42665


FAGAN, Brian M. Bareboating. Camden, Maine: International Marine, (1985). Pp 276. 4to, red cloth. Toy 1857. Ex-library (bookplate only), else vg in dj. 27.50 View more info

Oars Across the Pacific: 8,000 miles by rowing boat. 1st US in dj.

By: FAIRFAX, John and Sylvia COOK COOK, Sylvia

Price: $18.00

Publisher: W.W. Norton, New York, 1973, ISBN:0393031756:

Seller ID: 85283


FAIRFAX, John & Sylvia COOK. Oars Across the Pacific. [dj adds : 8,000 miles by rowing boat]. New York: W.W. Norton, (1973). First US Printing. Pp 255, + 16 p. of plates. Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth. Toy 0640. Namestamps to bottom edge and title page, else vg in nicked, price-clipped dj. 18.00 View more info

Residential Falmouth ..... Homes, New and Old.

By: Falmouth, Massachusetts

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Falmouth Board of Industry, Falmouth-by-the-Sea, Massachusetts, 1897,:

Seller ID: 84492


(Falmouth, Massachusetts). Residential Falmouth ..... Homes, New and Old. Falmouth-by-the-Sea, Massachusetts : (Board of Industry, 1897). Pp [1]-96. Illustrated. 8vo, grey cloth, gilt lettering and red native scene to front board, blind stamped crest to rear board. Includes a number of nautical scenes : Quissett Harbor; The Quissetta; Boat-House of H.E. Hibbard; Panoramic View of “The Anchorage”; On the Rocks, off Nobska; The Ashumet; Steam YachtNashawena – Flagshi... View more info

Cambrian Coasters : Steam and Motor Coaster Owners of North and West Wales

By: FENTON, R. S.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: World Ship Society, Kendal, 1989, ISBN:0905617525:

Seller ID: 67020


FENTON, R. S. Cambrian Coasters : Steam and Motor Coaster Owners of North and West Wales . Kendal: World Ship Society, 1989. Pp. [1]-200. Illustrated.8vo, illustrated white card covers. An annotated list of coastwise vessels of the northwestern Welsh coast, many with illustrations, with background on their history, as well as information on the different fleets operating in the region. Vg. 40.00 View more info

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The United States Mosquito Fleet. First Edition

By: FERRELL, Bob

Price: $30.00

Publisher: PT Boat Museum and Library, Memphis, TN , 1977,: 1977

Seller ID: 83094


FERRELL, Bob. The United States Mosquito Fleet. (Memphis, TN : PT Boat Museum and Library, 1977). First Edition. Pp (4),1-63,(1). Illustrated throughout. Double Column. Index. Large 8vo (215 x 277 mm), illustrated white cardcovers, with colour photo to front and colour insignias on rear, with black lettering to spine. A description of the development and technical characteristics of the various types of Patrol Torpedo Craft that served the U.S. Navy fr... View more info

Last Voyage. A short story in The Atlantic Monthly. Volume 200, Number 1, July 1957

By: FILER, Tom PICASSO, Pablo LAKE, Carlton

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Atlantic Monthly, Concord, N.H., 1957,:

Seller ID: 85354


(FILER, Tom). ”The Last Voyage.” A short story in The Atlantic Monthly. Volume 200, Number 1, July 1957, pp 66-73. Concord, N.H.: The Atlantic Monthly, 1957. Pp [1]-98. Double Column. 4to, illustrated white wrappers. Also includes : “Picasso Speaking” (by Carlton Lake, pp 35-41, with cover abstraction by Picasso); and much more. “For three months he [Tom Filer] worked on atuna boat in the Mexican coastal waters, and from his experience has come the following st... View more info

Voyage of the Matthew. in dj

By: FIRSTBROOK, Peter CABOT, John) Duke of Edinburgh, HRM The (foreword)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: McClelland and Stewart, Toronto, 1997, ISBN:0771031211:

Seller ID: 53233


FIRSTBROOK, Peter. The Voyage of the Matthew : John Cabot and the Discoveryof North America. Foreword by HRM The Duke of Edinburgh. (Toronto): McClel land and Stewart, (1997). Pp. 192. Illustrated. Large 8vo, blue cloth. The story of John Cabot's exploration to the New World -- the first European known to have definitely set foot in continental North America -- and the re-creation of Cabot's voyage five hundred years later. Vg in dj. 20.00 View more info

At the army-navy poetry play-offs. An article in The Antioch Review, Vol. 49, No. 4, Fall 1991

By: FLEMING, Bruce.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Antioch Review, Inc., Yellow Springs, Ohio , 1991,:

Seller ID: 84152


FLEMING, Bruce. “At the army-navy poetry play-offs.” An article in The Antioch Review, Vol. 49, No. 4, Fall 1991, pp 485-496. (Yellow Springs, Ohio : Antioch Review, Inc., 1991). Pp (2),[483]-635,(5). 8vo, illustrated red card covers. Very good. For the whole issue 8.00 View more info

Steamboat Follies. [The pleasures and perils of crossing Lake Simcoe]. An article in The Beaver : Exploring Canada's History, Vol. 79:3, June/July 1999

By: FLEMING, R.B. Beaver : Exploring Canada's History, Vol. 79:3, June/July 1999 BENN, Carl WILSON, Sally

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Canada's National History Society, Winnipeg, 1999,:

Seller ID: 83390


FLEMING, R.B. “Steamboat Follies.” [The pleasures and perils of crossing Lake Simcoe]. An article in The Beaver : Exploring Canada's History, Vol. 79:3, June/July 1999, pp 39-44 with 7 illustrations and 1 map. Winnipeg : Canada's National History Society, 1999. For the whole issue, pp [1]-[56]. Illustrated. Maps. Double Column. Large 8vo, illustrated maroon stapled card covers. Other articles : Ian and Sally Wilson's “In the Spirit of the Voyageurs” (pp 8-16); Ba... View more info

Sailing Boat : A Treatise on Sailing Boats and Small Yachts, their varieties of type, sails, rig, &c., with Practical instructions in Sailing and Management, also the One-Design and Restricted Classes, fishing and shooting boats, sailing chariots 5th ed.

By: FOLKARD, Henry Coleman, Esq.

Price: $400.00

Publisher: Edward Stanford, London, 1901,:

Seller ID: 65505


FOLKARD, Henry Coleman, Esq. The Sailing Boat : A Treatise on Sailing Boatsand Small Yachts, their varieties of type, sails, rig, &c., with Practical instructions in Sailing and Management, also the One-Design and Restricted Classes, fishing and shooting boats, sailing chariots and ice yachts, fore ign and colonial boats, canoes, &c., &c. London : Edward Stanford, Long Acre, 1901. Fifth Edition (orig published in 1854). Pp. (i)-xix,[1],1-555,[5].Illustrated with over 500... View more info

Illustrated Diary of a Thames Pilot.

By: FOOT, John

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Navigator Books, Ringwood, Hampshire, 1995, ISBN:0902830511:

Seller ID: 84081


FOOT, John. The Illustrated Diary of a Thames Pilot. (Ringwood, Hampshire) : Navigator Books, (1995). First Edition. Pp (10),1-122,(4). Illustrated. Oblong 8vo, illustrated grey paper covered boards. Contents : 1. First Steps. 2. Apprenticeship. 3. Joining the P&O. 4. Aground. 5. Man Overboard. 6. London Pilot. 7. Monte Ulia. 8. The Stefan Batory: A night to remember. 9. Postscripts. Pencilled name, else very good. 40.00 View more info

Der junge Hornblower. Roman in drei Buchern : Fahnrich zer See Hornblower; Leutnant Hornblower; Hornblower wird Kommandant.

By: FORESTER, C.S.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Bertelsmann Lesering, Gutersloh, 1960,:

Seller ID: 83917


FORESTER, C.S. Der junge Hornblower. Roman in drei Buchern : Fahnrich zer See Hornblower; Leutnant Hornblower; Hornblower wird Kommandant. (Gutersloh): Im Bertelsmann Lesering, 1960. Pp [1]-509,(3). 8vo, blue cloth spine, gr ey patterned paper covered boards, white lettering and red panels to spine,white ribbon marker. The German language editions of Midshipman Hornblower , Lieutenant Hornblower, and Hornblower and the Atropos. Spine worn, else very good. 15.00 View more info

Japanese Aircraft of the Pacific War. Second American Printing in dustjacket.

By: FRANCILLON, René J.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Naval Institute Press, Annapolis, MD, 1988, ISBN:087021313X: 1988

Seller ID: 83103

ISBN: 087021313X


FRANCILLON, René J. Japanese Aircraft of the Pacific War. Technical Illustrations by J.B. Roberts. (Annapolis, Maryland) : Naval Institute Press, (1988). Second Printing. "Printed in Great Britain." Pp [i]-xiii,(1),1-570. Illustrated throughout with b&w photos and drawings. 8vo (145 x 222 mm), blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. René Jacquet-Francillon (b. March 1937, Italy - d. March 8, 2018, California). A splendid, extensively-illustrated... View more info

Materials for Marine Machinery.

By: FREDERICK, S.H., and H. CAPPER (eds.). LEWIS, H.T. LAMB, A.D. WEBB, A.W.O.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Institute of Marine Engineers [by] Marine Media Management Linited, London, 1976,:

Seller ID: 83120


FREDERICK, S.H., and H. CAPPER (eds.). Materials for Marine Machinery. (London) : [Published for] The Institute of Marine Engineers [by] Marine Media Management Linited, (1976). First Edition. Pp [i]-xvi,1-356. Illustrated. Large 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Contents : 1. Steam Generating Plant and Pressure Vessels (by Commander H.T. Lewis). 2. Diesel Engines (by M.J. Briner and W. Felix). 3. Diesel Engine Cylinder Liners, Piston Rings and Lubrication (by A.... View more info

Master Engineers. ex-lib in dj.

By: GARNETT, Emmeline BRUNEL) WARDILL

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Hodder and Stoughton, London, 1954,:

Seller ID: 83233


GARNETT, Emmeline. The Master Engineers . Illustrated by Wardill. (London):Hodder and Stoughton, (1954). Pp. [i]-viii,9-223,(1). With textual illustr ations. 8vo, grey cloth with black lettering to spine. Contents: 1. "Monsieur Marquis"; 2. Thames Tunnel; 3. The Great Bone; 4. London to Bristol; 5. Building a Railway; 6. Great Western; 7. Steamships; 8. Further and Faster;9. The Atmospheric Railway; 10. Battle of the Gauges; 11. In the 'Fifties; 12. Great Eastern... View more info

U.S. Navy in the 1990s : Alternatives for Action. 1st pbk pr

By: GEORGE, James L.

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Naval Institute Press, Annapolis, MD , 1992, ISBN:1557503265:

Seller ID: 14180


GEORGE, James L. The U.S. Navy in the 1990s : Alternatives for Action. Annapolis, MD : Naval Institute Press, (1992). First Printing. Pp 246. 8vo, card covers. Chapters : 1. Introduction: Concentrating on the Knowns; 2. Background: Will the Past Be Prologue?; 3. The Changing Missions of the 1990s; 4. Nuclear Deterrance: All at Sea?; 5. NATO: The Emergence of SACLANT; 6. Third World Operations: The Past Is Prologue; 7. Maritime or National Missions; 8. Concepts for the Ne... View more info

Wandering Beauties : The Story of Sail. UK in dj.

By: GIBSON, Charles

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Abelard-Schuman, 1960,:

Seller ID: 83419


GIBSON, Charles. Wandering Beauties : The Story of Sail. L./N.Y./Tor.: Abelard-Schuman, (1960). Pp 205. Illustrated. 8vo, pale green cloth. Contents :Fleets of the Pharaohs; Greek Galleys and Phoenician Traders; Grain Ships from Egypt; The Vikings; Sailing Close-hauled; Wine, Wool and Pirates; The Great Navigations; The Sailing Warship; More Sails but fewer Guns; Enter the United States of America; The Yankee Clippers; Junks, Opium, Pirates and Typhoons; The Tea Clippers... View more info

Mere Handful of Schooners Remains Of Nova Scotia's ... Vanishing Banking Fleet. Reprinted from Januray, 1959, issue of Trade News of the Department ofFisheries of Canada

By: GILLESPIE, G.J.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: 1959,:

Seller ID: 84266


GILLESPIE, G.J. Mere Handful of Schooners Remains Of Nova Scotia's ... Vanishing Banking Fleet. Reprinted from Januray, 1959, issue of Trade News of the Department of Fisheries of Canada. Pp 6-8,(1). Illustrated. Double Column. 4to, two leaves, stapled at top corner. Very good. 12.50 View more info

RMS Queen Mary : Superliner Pictorial - The Factual Story of a Great Ship.

By: GILLESPIE, J. Bryce

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Command Publishing / Mike Roberts Color Productions, Berkeley, CA , 1971,:

Seller ID: 84688


(GILLESPIE, J. Bryce). RMS Queen Mary : Superliner Pictorial – The Factual Story of a Great Ship. (Berkeley, CA : Command Publishing / Mike Roberts Color Productions, 1971). Pp (24) including centerfold. Illustrated. 4to, redillustrated card covers. “In the following pages we have attempted to give the reader and insight into this great vessel and to share in her illustri ous past. As to her future, we are confident the Queen Mary shall become a MUST for the thousand... View more info