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

By: HOBDAY, Geoffrey

Price: $70.00

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

Seller ID: 33848


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 slightly rubbed, owner's signature, else vg in dust jacket. 70.00 View more info

German Army, Navy Uniforms and Insignia 1871-1918

By: HOFFSCHMIDT, E.J., and W.H. TANTUM IV (eds.)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: WE, Inc, Old Greenwich, CT , 1968,:

Seller ID: 84804


HOFFSCHMIDT, E.J., and W.H. TANTUM IV (eds.). German Army, Navy Uniforms and Insignia 1871-1918. Old Greenwich, CT : WE, Inc., (1968). Pp (5),1-195. Illustrated. Double Column. 4to, illustrated red cloth, black and white lettering to spine. Contents : The German Army (pp 1-94); The German Navy (pp 95-137); The German Army 1914-1918 (The Air Force) (pp 138-168); The Austro-Hungarian Army (pp 169-173); Accoutrements, Decorations, and Weapons (pp 174-195). The German Navy section is divided into the following : Historical Sketch of the Navy – Organization of the Navy – Composition of the Navy... View more info

Old Way and Other Poems

By: HOPWOOD, Ronald A., Captain, RN.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: John Murray, London, 1918,:

Seller ID: 84591


HOPWOOD, Ronald A., Captain, RN. The Old Way and Other Poems. London : JohnMurray, 1918. Third Printing. Pp [1]-[63],(1). 8vo, green cloth, dark gree n lettering and dark green and gilt circular design to front board. Contents : The Old Way (First published in The Times, September 16, 1916). The Laws of the Navy (First published in the Army and Navy Gazette, July 23, 1896). Our Fathers (First published in the Naval and Military Record, October 15, 1913). The Auxiliary. The Oaks of England. The Figureheads. The Boatswain's Call. Covers worn, lacking ffep, hinges shaky, some foxing to endpapers,... View more info

Newfoundland Ships and Men. In dj

By: HORWOOD, Andrew

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Marine Researchers, 1971,:

Seller ID: 55747


HORWOOD, Andrew. Newfoundland Ships and Men. [dust-jacket adds : Schooner, Square Rigger, Captains and Crews]. (St.John's) : The Marine Researchers, (1971). Pp (8),9-168, frontis.+ 14 pp plates. 8vo, green cloth with white illustration, white titles to front and spine.. O'Dea 4776. Owner's name inked to ffep, else vg in nicked, closed-torn dj. 50.00 View more info

Through Mighty Seas. UK no dj

By: HUGHES, Henry

Price: $30.00

Publisher: John Gifford, London, 1934,:

Seller ID: 84277


HUGHES, Lt.Colonel Henry. Through Mighty Seas, or The Romance of a Little Wind-Jammer. [Foreword by Vice-Admiral J.A. Edgell]. London: John Gifford Limited, n.d. [1934?]. Pp. (4),v-xiii,14-288, frontis., + 12 leaves of plates. Illustrated. 8vo, grey cloth with navy blue lettering to spine, top edge dyed navy blue. "This tale of the sea is culled from the diaries of a boy who, in the early 'nineties, for reasons of health, was sent to sea in a wind-jammer and did three voyages in the barque Pride of Wales, sailing out ofPortmadoc to the South Americas and the West Indies." - from Edgell... View more info

Geographical Magazine. Vol. 31, No. 3, July 1958

By: HUXLEY, Michael (ed.). BARLOW, Nora DARWIN, Charles FUCHS, Vivian

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Geographical Magazine Ltd, London , 1958,:

Seller ID: 85023


HUXLEY, Michael (ed.). The Geographical Magazine. Vol. XXXI, No. 3, July 1958. London : The Geographical Magazine Ltd., 1958. Pp i-viii,107-158,ix-xvi,+ 8 pp photogravures. Illustrated. Double Column. Large 8vo, illustrated wrappers, white spine printed in black. Includes “Across the Antarctic Continent” by Sir Vivian Fuchs (pp 107-118, with 11 plates and one map); “Darwin's Voyage to the Shores of Evolution” by Nora Barlow (pp 134-148, with 11 plates and one map); plus articles on the Pitoons of Spiti, Fort Ticonderoga, the British Virgin Islands, and more. Chipping to spine ends, rub... View more info

Geographical Magazine. Vol. 26, No. 10, February 1954

By: HUXLEY, Michael (ed.). SKELTON, R.A.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Geographical Magazine Ltd, London , 1954,:

Seller ID: 85022


HUXLEY, Michael (ed.). The Geographical Magazine. Vol. XXVI, No. 10, February 1954. London : The Geographical Magazine Ltd., 1954. Pp [i]-viii,519-574,ix-xx,+ 8 pp photogravures. Illustrated. Double Column. Large 8vo, illustrated wrappers, white spine printed in black. Includes “Explorers' Maps. III. Cathay or a New World? The Discovery of America from Columbus to Magellan” by R.A. Skelton (pp 519-533, with 17 maps); plus articles on Australian landscape, Nigeria, Man O' War Bay, and more. Chipping to bottom spine, rubbed, creased, old price in red, else very good. 15.00 View more info

Geographical Magazine. Vol. 26, No. 4, August 1953.

By: HUXLEY, Michael (ed.). TWEEDSMUIR OMMANNEY, F.D. SKELTON, R.A.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Geographical Magazine Ltd, London , 1953,:

Seller ID: 85021


HUXLEY, Michael (ed.). The Geographical Magazine. Vol. XXVI, No. 4, August 1953. London : The Geographical Magazine Ltd., 1953. Pp i-vii,175-234,[ix]-xvi,+ 8 pp photogravures. Illustrated. Double Column. Large 8vo, illustrated wrappers, white spine printed in black. Includes “Men and Beasts in the Canadian Arctic Islands” by Lord Tweedsmuir (pp 182-191, with 10 colour plates); Explorers' Maps. II. The North-West Passage: Frobisher to Parry” by R.A. Skelton (pp 192-205, with 14 maps); “The Ocean Stream. II. Land and Water Masses” by F.D. Ommanney (pp 209-221, with 5 maps and 11 plates... View more info

Cunard and the North Atlantic 1840-1973 : A History of Shipping and Financial Management.

By: HYDE, Francis E.

Price: $90.00

Publisher: Macmillan, London, 1975, ISBN:333173139:

Seller ID: 84980


HYDE, Francis E. Cunard and the North Atlantic 1840-1973 : A History of Shipping and Financial Management. (London) : Macmillan, (1975). First Printing. Pp [i]-xx,[1]-382,(2),+ 16 pp plates. Index. 8vo, black cloth, gilt lettering to spine, top edge dyed yellow. Contents : 1. Foundation, Capital Structure and Control of the Company 1840-80. 2. Men, Ships and Mails 1840-80.3. Cunard and the Emigrant Trade 1860-1900. 4. Cunard and North Atlantic C onferences 1860-1914. 5. Costs, Revenue and Returns 1880-1914. 6. War, Peace and Depression 1914-34. 7. No. 534 and the Formation of Cunard White Star... View more info

Nautical Tables designed for the Use of British Seamen. Re-edited and adapted for modern needs by William Hall. A second edition of the above by H.E. Goodwin.

By: INMAN, James. GOODWIN, H.E. HALL, William

Price: $35.00

Publisher: J.D. Potter, London, 1944,:

Seller ID: 83668


INMAN, James. Nautical Tables designed for the Use of British Seamen. Re-edited and adapted for modern needs by William Hall. A second edition of the above by H.E. Goodwin. London : J.D. Potter, 1944. Pp [i]-xxiv,[i]-ii,(1),I-XXXIV,(1),1-498,181-187,(1). Large 8vo, purple cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Worn at corners, rubbed, front inner hinge cracked, inkstamp, else very good. 35.00 View more info

Island Journal : The Annual Publication of the Island Institute, Volume 12

By: Island Journal CONKLING, Philip W. CONOVER, David CROSMAN, Christopher

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Island Institute, Rockland, Maine, 1995,:

Seller ID: 84683


(Island Journal). Island Journal : The Annual Publication of the Island Institute, Volume Twelve. (Rockland, Maine : Island Institute, 1995). Pp [1]-95,(1). Illustrated. Triple Column. 4to, illustrated white card covers. Contents include: "Eye of the Raven : Journeys along the Archipelago” (by Philip W. Conkling); “River Town, Boom Town, Island Enclave” [Three Penobscot Bay communities] (by Bob Moore); “Downtown Islands” [Boston Harbor] (by ScottAllen); “Proprietors, Roosevelts, and Scoundrels” [Campobello] (by Janice Harvey); “Witness to the Deep” [lighthouses] (by David... View more info

Island Journal : The Annual Publication of the Island Institute, Volume Ten.

By: Island Journal THURSTON, Harry CONOVER, David

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Island Institute, Rockland, Maine, 1993,:

Seller ID: 83670


(Island Journal). Island Journal : The Annual Publication of the Island Institute, Volume Ten. (Rockland, Maine : Island Institute, 1993). Pp 1-96. Illustrated. Triple Column. 4to, illustrated white card covers. Contents include: "The Gulf of Maine: A special section focusing on the natural and human resources of the Gulf of Maine"; "Old Rocks, Young Gulf: A geological tour of the Gulf of Maine" (by Joseph T. Kelley); "Head of the Gulf: The life and tides of Fundy" (by Harry Thurston); "In Cod We Trusted" (by David Conover); "The Ferry Years: A Retrospective... View more info

J.L. News, No. 81, June 1974.

By: J. Lauritzen Lines

Price: $15.00

Publisher: J. Lauritzen Lines, Copenhagen, 1974,:

Seller ID: 84084


(J. Lauritzen Lines). J.L. News, No. 81, June 1974. Copenhagen : J. Lauritzen Lines, 1974. Pp [1]-23,(1) including covers. Illustrated. 4to, illustrated stapled card covers. Contents : After 60 years Mawson's hut still stands. A new era in the Greenland trade. . Naming of Roll-on / Roll-off ship. Atlas 75 years old. Drill ships. 56-year old wooden ship still going strong in spite of chequered fortune. Australian expeditions to the Antarctic. Weather routing. Very good. 15.00 View more info

J.L. News, No. 82, October 1974

By: J. Lauritzen Lines

Price: $15.00

Publisher: J. Lauritzen Lines, Copenhagen, 1974,:

Seller ID: 84085


(J. Lauritzen Lines). J.L. News, No. 82, October 1974. Copenhagen : J. Lauritzen Lines, 1974. Pp [1]-23,(1) including covers. Illustrated. 4to, illustrated stapled card covers. Contents : New JL refrigerated vessel. Our new house flag. New DFDS flagship for the Esbjerg-Harwich route named by Queen Margaret of Denmark. Drillships. Denmark in pictures. Another batch of officer apprentices leave Kogtved Seamen's School. Acquisition stamp, else very good. 15.00 View more info

Courage at Sea : Tales of Heroic Voyages. in dj.

By: JAMES, Naomi CROWHURST, Donald) SHACKLETON, Ernest)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Stanley Paul, London, 1987, ISBN:0091712505:

Seller ID: 33733


JAMES, Naomi. Courage at Sea : Tales of Heroic Voyages. London: Stanley Paul, (1987). First Printing. Pp. (9),10-207,(1). Illustrated. Double column. Large 8vo, blue cloth with silver lettering to spine. The famous solo sailor here recounts instances of remarkable boldness and endurance at sea: Shackleton's epic small boat passage, the story of Donald Crowhurst, the 1979 Fastnet Race, etc. Gift inscription, else vg in unclipped dj. 20.00 View more info

Jane's Surface Skimmers : Hovercraft and Hydrofoils 1971-72.

By: Jane's) McLEAVY, Roy

Price: $30.00

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Book Company, New York, 1971, ISBN:070321930:

Seller ID: 83067


(Jane's). Jane's Surface Skimmers : Hovercraft and Hydrofoils 1971-72. Fifth Edition. Edited by Roy McLeavy. New York: McGraw-Hill Book Company, 1971.Pp 1-329,(5). Illustrated. Triple column. 4to, blue cloth, silver titles t o front and spine. The annual world-wide survey of hovercrafts and hydrofoils, including a comprehensive glossary of engineering and operating terms. Ex-library (spine numbering, ink discard stamp, remnant of front pouch, etc.), white speckling to front cover, name, corners worn, else good. As is. 30.00 View more info

Jane's Warsaw Pact Warships Handbook.

By: Jane's) MOORE, John, ed.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Jane's, London, 1986, ISBN:0710604009:

Seller ID: 58099


(Jane's). Jane's Warsaw Pact Warships Handbook. Edited by John E. Moore. (London.: Jane's, 1986.). Pp (6),7-208. Double / triple column. Illustrated. Sm oblong 8vo, card covers, double column. Sections: Submarines (pp.22-90),Aircraft carriers, Battle cruisers, Helicopter cruisers, Cruisers, Destroy ers, Frigates, Corvettes, Fast attack craft, Large patrol craft, Amphibiousassault craft. With indices. Vg. 20.00 View more info

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Jersey Sailing Ships. in dj.

By: JEAN, John MAYNE, Richard (foreword)

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Phillimore, Chichester, Sussex, 1982, ISBN:0850334640:

Seller ID: 55031

ISBN: 0850334640


JEAN, John. Jersey Sailing Ships. Foreword by Richard Mayne. (Chichester, Sussex): Phillimore, (1982). First Edition. Pp. (4),v-xiv,1-178 + 4 p. of col. plates, 24 p. of b/w plates. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. The nautical history of the island of Jersey in the English Channel. Includes a chapter on exploits by Jersey vessels off the coast of Newfoundland. Contents: 1. The Shipbuilders and the Shipbuilding Sites ; 2. Ports and Harbours ; 3. The Jersey Privateers ; 4. Jersey and the Cod Fisheries of N. America ; 5. Merchants and Shipown... View more info

Saga of San Demetrio. stain, 1st US in dj

By: JESSE, F. Tennyson

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Knopf, New York, 1943,:

Seller ID: 84615


JESSE, F. Tennyson. The Saga of San Demetrio. New York: Knopf, 1943. First U.S. Edition. Pp 84 + plates. 8vo, grey cloth. The survival of 16 British seamen in November 1940, after their ship was attacked and seriously damagedby the Admiral Von Scheer, this after the heroic defensive action of the J ervis Bay. Faint dampstain to upper third of rear board as well as endpapers, else good in nicked, clipped dj. 15.00 View more info

Drifitng. 1st US, in dj

By: JONES, Stephen BROWN, Richard

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Macmillan, New York, 1971,:

Seller ID: 84816


JONES, Stephen. Drifitng : being the author's account of his Voyages in dooryards, alleys, bayous, millraces, swamps, sumps, rivers, creeks, canals, lakes, bays & open sewers about the Historical Lands of New Orleans, Valley of Swans, Cape May, Yorktown, Jamestown, Mystic, Noank, and Westerly, RhodeIsland. With Illustrations in Pen & Ink by Richard Brown, sometime bow oar . New York: The Macmillan Company, (1971). First Printing. Pp. (6),vii-xx,[1]-442,(2). Illustrated. 8vo, brown cloth. Morris & Howland p 75. Vg in lightly nicked, spine-sunned, unclipped dj. 16.00 View more info