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Observer and J.L. Garvin 1908-1914 : A Study in a Great Editorship.

By: GOLLIN, A.M. GARVIN, J.L.)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press, London, 1960,:

Seller ID: 84017


GOLLIN, A.M. The Observer and J.L. Garvin 1908-1914 : A Study in a Great Editorship. London : Oxford University Press, 1960. First Edition. Pp (2),[i]-xiii,(1),1-[445],(3), frontis + 8 plates. Index. 8vo, black cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Chapter III. The Observer and the Navy in 1909 (pp 64-92). Small stain to bottom edge, else very good in rubbed and chipped, but unclipped, dustjacket. 20.00 View more info

Our Gallant Doctor: Enigma and Tragedy : Surgeon Lieutenant George Hendry and HMCS Ottawa, 1942.

By: GOODWIN, James HENDRY, George)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Dundurn Press, Toronto , 2007, ISBN:9781550026870:

Seller ID: 84111


GOODWIN, James. “Our Gallant Doctor” : Enigma and Tragedy : Surgeon Lieutenant George Hendry and HMCS Ottawa, 1942. With forewords by Michael Bliss and Tony German. Toronto : Dundurn Press, (2007). First Printing. Pp [1]-280.Illustrated. Index. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. "During the Battle of the Atlantic, Dr. George Hendry had just finished performing two major surgical operations on board the destroyer HMCS Ottawa when his ship was ambushed by 13 German U-boats. Canadian warships like Ottawa had inadequate radar sets that were incapable of detecting submarines approach... View more info

Some Famous Sea Fights.

By: GREEN, Fitzhugh, and Holloway FROST

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Century Co, New York and London , 1927,:

Seller ID: 83956


GREEN, Fitzhugh, and Holloway FROST. Some Famous Sea Fights. New York and London : The Century Co., (September 1927). First Printing. Pp (2),[i]-vi,(4),[1]-346,(2), frontis + 15 leaves plates and one folding map. 8vo, illustrated blue cloth. Contents : 1. Salamis. 2. Svold. 3. The Spanish Armada. 4.Gibraltar. 5. The Nile. 6. Mobile Bay. 7. The Sea of Japan. 8. Jutland. Sp ine browned, covers worn and spotted, foxing and soiling to plates, else good. 12.00 View more info

Personality Ships of British Columbia : Thirty-seven illustrated sea tales of Canada's western ships, carefully researched for historical accuracy. indj. signed

By: GREENE, Ruth RUSHTON, Gerald.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Marine Tapestry, 1969,:

Seller ID: 49656


GREENE, Ruth. Personality Ships of British Columbia: Thirty-seven illustrated sea tales of Canada's western ships, carefully researched for historicalaccuracy. Also Gerald Rushton's compact history of The Union Steamship Com pany of British Columbia. West Vancouver, B.C.: Marine Tapestry Pub., (1969). Pp 341. Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth. Previous owner's name and address,ellse vg in chipped dj. Signed by author. 100.00 View more info

Jane's Warsaw Pact Merchant Ships Recognition Handbook

By: GREENMAN, David TALBOT-BOOTH, E.C., Lt-Cdr

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Jane's Transport Press, London , 1987, ISBN:0710604556:

Seller ID: 83104


GREENMAN, David, and Lt-Cdr E.C. TALBOT-BOOTH (eds.). Jane's Warsaw Pact Merchant Ships Recognition Handbook. (London) : Jane's Transport Press, (1987). First Edition. Pp (4),7-273,(1). Illustrated. Double Column. Index. Oblong small 8vo, illustrated red card covers. “This useful reference summarises the constitution of all Warsaw Pact merchant shipping fleets, including fishing vessels. Ship types are comprehensively illustrated using some 700 common-scale waterline drawings and the Talbot-Booth ship identification system conceived for the Ship Recognition Corps. Additional features of this... View more info

Golden Age of Travel : 1880-1939

By: GREGORY, Alexis.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Cassell, London, 1998,:

Seller ID: 83672


GREGORY, Alexis. The Golden Age of Travel : 1880-1939. (London) : Cassell, (1998). Pp [1]-220. Illustrated. Double Column. Folio, illustrated card covers, French flaps. Contents : Prologue. The Menu and the Cure. The Railroads. The Grand Tour. The Orient Express. To Russia and the Steppes. Egypt. Across the Pond. The Birth of the Modern Liner. Epilogue. Very good. 25.00 View more info

Griffith's Trimming Tables.

By: GRIFFITH, Emrys

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Brown, Son and Ferguson, Glasgow, 1950,:

Seller ID: 84015


GRIFFITH, E[mrys]. Griffith's Trimming Tables. Glasgow : Brown, Son and Ferguson, Ltd., (1950). Reprint. Pp [1]-48. Illustrated. Small 8vo, brown cloth spine, tan paper covered boards. Wear to spine ends and corners, rubbed, penned name to front board, cracked at gutter, else good to very good. 20.00 View more info

Morning Light : Triumph at Sea & Tragedy on Everest. in dj.

By: GRIFFITHS, Margaret.

Price: $18.50

Publisher: Rocky Mountain Books, Vancouver, 2008, ISBN:9781897522080:

Seller ID: 84057


GRIFFITHS, Margaret. Morning Light : Triumph at Sea & Tragedy on Everest. Astory of George Griffiths written by his wife, Margaret, based on tape rec ordings, letters, diaries, conversations and reports. Foreword by Pat Morrow. Vancouver : Rocky Mountain Books, (2008). First Edition. Pp [i]-xxii,[1]-288,(2). Illustrated. 8vo, mustard cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Very good to fine in unclipped dustjacket. 18.50 View more info

Icebound. pbk.

By: GUTTRIDGE, Leonard F.

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Berkley Books, New York, 2001, ISBN:0425181782:

Seller ID: 56037


GUTTRIDGE, Leonard F. Icebound : The Jeannette Expedition's Quest for the North Pole. NY: Berkley Books, (2001). Pp. 327 + 8 p. of plates. 8vo, illustrated blue card covers. A story of polar exploration in the 1870s, which resulted in the USS Jeannette becoming trapped in ice, and the remaining survivors of the crew having to traipse across the ice to Siberia for safety. Vg. 14.00 View more info

Flotsam, Jetsam and Lagan : From the Seven Seas, the Five Great Lakes and Our Inland Rivers.

By: HALL, Ernie, Captain

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Cornell Maritime Press, Cambridge, MD, 1965,:

Seller ID: 83733


HALL, Ernie, Captain. Flotsam, Jetsam and Lagan : From the Seven Seas, the Five Great Lakes and Our Inland Rivers. Cambridge, MD : Cornell Maritime Press, 1965. First Edition. Pp [i]-xviii,1-397,(1). Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Contents : 1. In the Beginning. 2. The Evolution of Sail. 3. The Evolution of Navigation. 4. Craft That Have Made History. 5. On the Great Lakes. 6. Shipboard Customs. 7. Salty Words and Phrases.8. Galley Talk. 9. Sailor's Superstitions and Legends. 10. In the Lazarett e. Some edge wear, name and address, else very good in price-clipped dustja... View more info

Undercover Sailors: Secret Operations of World War II

By: HAMPSHIRE, A. Cecil

Price: $35.00

Publisher: William Kimber, London, 1981,:

Seller ID: 83149


HAMPSHIRE, A. Cecil. Undercover Sailors : Secret Operations of World War IILondon: William Kimber, (1981). First Edition. Pp (8).[9]-208 + 8 pagses o f photographs. 8vo, blue cloth. "The Second World War spawned a surprising number of 'special units', each trained, equipped and prepared for some particular offensive operation or series of operations. They included commandos, long range penetration forces, desert groups and a variety of cloak and dagger parties, most of them conveyed about their clandestine exploits by sea. [...] Among [the groups in this volume are] the Raiding Forces Aege... View more info

Explosion on the Princeton : Chance or Destiny. An article in The Atlantic Monthly. Volume 195, Number 2, February 1955

By: HANDLIN, Oscar LIPPMANN, Walter MacLEISH, Archibald

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Atlantic Monthly, Concord, N.H., 1955,:

Seller ID: 85351


(HANDLIN, Oscar). ”Explosion on the Princeton : Chance or Destiny.” An article in The Atlantic Monthly. Volume 195, Number 2, February 1955, pp 63-68.Concord, N.H.: The Atlantic Monthly, 1955. Pp [1]-96. Double Column. 4to, illustrated white wrappers. Also includes : “The Decline of Western Democracy” (by Walter Lippmann, pp 29-36); “The Poet as Playwright” by Archibald MacLeish, pp 49-52); and much more. On 28 February, 1844, the Princeton departed Alexandria, Virginia on a pleasure and trial trip down the Potomac with President John Tyler, his Cabinet and approximately two hundre... View more info

Desolation Sound: A History

By: HARBORD, Heather

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Harbour Publishing, Madeira Park, B.C., 2007, ISBN:10155017407x:

Seller ID: 83349


HARBORD, Heather . Desolation Sound: A History. (Madeira Park, B.C.): Harbour Publishing, (2007). Second Printing. Pp (7),viii-xi,(3),3-260. 8vo, cardcovers. "Desolation Sound, 150 kilometres north of Vancouver, has long bee n the most popular cruising destination on the BC coast. Thick clamshell middens in remote bays, rotted pilings on silent estuaries and ambitious stone terraces on vacant hillsides all give the impression that this is an areafull of ghosts. In Desolation Sound, Heather Harbord brings those ghosts b ack to unforgettable life. We meet Mike Shuttler, the Homer-quoting her... View more info

Bluenose Master : The Memoirs of Captain Ernest K. Hartling. cardcovers

By: HARTLING, Ernest K.) KRANZ, Jo

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Hounslow Press, Willowdale, Ont, 1989, ISBN:088882114x:

Seller ID: 14895

ISBN: 088882114X


(HARTLING, Ernest K.). Bluenose Master : The Memoirs of Captain Ernest K. Hartling. As told to Jo Kranz. (Willowdale, Ontario) : Hounslow Press, (1989). First Printing. Pp (12),1-177,(3). Illustrated with b&w photos and some line drawings by Gerard Williams, some full page. Map in text. 8vo, blue photo-illustrated cardcovers. Ernest Knight Hartling (b. April 30, 1906, Spanish Ship Bay, near Liscomb, Guysborough County, Nova Scotia - d. February 20, 2002, Avon Lake, Lorain, Ohio). "In this book, Ernest Hartling takes us on a voyage through a life crammed... View more info

Sea of Dreams : Racing Alone Around the World in a Small Boat 2nd printing in dj.

By: HATFIELD, Derek) MAYERS, Adam

Price: $20.00

Publisher: McClelland & Stewart, Toronto, 2004, ISBN:0771057539:

Seller ID: 87885


(HATFIELD, Derek). MAYERS, Adam. Sea of Dreams: Racing Alone Around the World in a Small Boat. (Toronto): McClelland & Stewart, (2004). Second Printing. Pp. (12),[1]-272. Illustrated with photos and maps to text. 8vo, black cloth. "The biennial Around Alone yacht race is the most thrilling adventurein the world for the sailors passionate enough to undertake it. Held every four years, it’s a two-class solo race that starts and ends in Newark, New Jersey, with stops in England, South Africa, New Zealand, and Brazil, and it is as tough in its OWN way as the non-stop race, the Vendée Globe.... View more info

When the Dancing Stopped : The Real Story of the Morro Castle Disaster and Its Deadly Wake.

By: HICKS, Brian

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Free Press, New York, 2006, ISBN:9780743280082:

Seller ID: 83732


HICKS, Brian. When the Dancing Stopped : The Real Story of the Morro CastleDisaster and Its Deadly Wake. New York : Free Press, (2006). First Printin g. Pp [i]-xxi,(1),[1]-346,+ 8 pp plates. Index. 8vo, grey cloth spine, greypaper covered boards, black lettering to spine. "During the dark days of t he Great Depression, thousands of weary souls escaped their bleak lives fora week of paradise aboard the Ward Line's glamorous cruise ship, the Morro Castle. It was the most famous passenger liner of its day, lightning fast, elegantly appointed. It was also a ticking time bomb. It was the summer... View more info

Newfoundland Seal Fishery : An Historical Introduction. An article in Bulletin of Canadian Studies, Volume VII, Number 2, Winter 1983/4

By: HILLER, J.K

Price: $10.00

Publisher: British Association for Canadian Studies, London, 1983,:

Seller ID: 83312


HILLER, J.K. “The Newfoundland Seal Fishery : An Historical Introduction.” An article in Bulletin of Canadian Studies, Volume VII, Number 2, Winter 1983/4, pp 49-72. London : British Association for Canadian Studies, 1983. The whole issue, pp 1-104. 8vo, illustrated white card covers. Fine. 10.00 View more info

HMCS Scotian SYEP Graduation Parade

By: HMCS Scotian).

Price: $20.00

Publisher: HMC Dockyard, Halifax, N.S., 1986,:

Seller ID: 84828


(HMCS Scotian). HMCS Scotian SYEP Graduation Parade. Halifax : HMC Dockyard, (1986). Pp (4). 8vo, printed pale blue stapled card covers. The programmefor the Graduation Parade for trainees of HMCS Scotian Summer Youth Employ ment Program, 1986, along with an invitation card. Spine sunned, name, elsevery good. 20.00 View more info

Sailing Ships at a Glance : A Pictorial Record of the Evolution of the Sailing Ship from the Earliest Times Until To-Day. With an Introduction by L.G.Carr Laughton.

By: HOBBS, Edward W.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Algrove Publishing, Classic Reprint Series,, Altmont, Ontario, 2004, ISBN:1897030029:

Seller ID: 85082


HOBBS, Edward W. Sailing Ships at a Glance : A Pictorial Record of the Evolution of the Sailing Ship from the Earliest Times Until To-Day. With an Introduction by L.G. Carr Laughton. (Altmont, Ontario) : Algrove Publishing, Classic Reprint Series, (2004). Pp (2),[i]-xviii,1-114,(2). Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated blue card covers. A facsimile reprint of the London, Architectural Press edition of 1925. Very good. 8.00 View more info

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In Harm's Way: A RNVR Officer at War, 1940-44. signed in dj.

By: HOBDAY, Geoffrey

Price: $80.00

Publisher: Heinemann / Imperial War Museum, Auckland, NZ, 1985, ISBN:0901627305:

Seller ID: 32532


HOBDAY, Geoffrey. In Harm's Way: A RNVR Officer at War, 1940-44. (Auckland,NZ) : Heinemann / Imperial War Museum, (1985). Pp 224. Illustrated. 8vo, b lue cloth. Law 0445. The service memoirs of a New Zealander who served in the Royal Navy's Coastal Forces in the Channel and the Mediterranean during World War Two. An exciting narrative, typical of this rather glamorous service. Very slight edgewear, owner's signature, else vg in dj. Signed by author. 80.00 View more info