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Salty Dips. Vol.2 ...and All Our Joints Were Limber. 2nd pr.

By: LYNCH, Mack (ed.)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Naval Officers' Associations of Canada, 1985, ISBN:0969134223:

Seller ID: 12858


(LYNCH, Mack, ed.). Salty Dips. Vol.2 : "...and All Our Joints Were Limber". Ottawa : Naval Officers' Associations of Canada, Ottawa Branch, (1985). Second Printing. Pp (1),ii-viii,1-206,(2). 8vo, card covers. RCN 75th Anniversary Edition. Cocked, else good. 15.00 View more info

On Floating Ice : Two Years on an Antarctic Ice-shelf South of 75oS. in dj.

By: MacDOWALL, Joseph

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Pentland Press, Edinburgh, 1999, ISBN:1858217202:

Seller ID: 83750


MacDOWALL, Joseph. On Floating Ice : Two Years on an Antarctic Ice-shelf South of 75oS. Edinburgh : The Pentland Press, (1999). First Edition. Pp [i]-ix,(1),[1]-313,(3). Illustrated. 8vo, black cloth, gilt lettering to spine."On Floating Ice is the remarkable story of an Antarctic expedition mounte d by the Royal Society as the main British contribution to the International Geophysical Year, 1957-8. This expedition was more fully motivated by scientific objectives than had been the case for any other British Antarctic Expedition in the previous 40 years. It was only the second time that th... View more info

Tea Clippers An account of the China Tea Trade and some of the British sailing ships engaged in it from 1849 to 1869; with drawings by the author. 1st ed. in dj.

By: MACGREGOR, David R MACGREGOR, David R.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Percival Marshall, London, 1952,:

Seller ID: 29440


MACGREGOR, David R. The Tea Clippers: An account of the China Tea Trade andsome of the British sailing ships engaged in it from 1849 to 1869; with dr awings by the author. London Percival Marshall & Co., Ltd., (1952). First Edition. Pp (6),vii-xx,(2),3-272, frontispiece + 28 pages of plates + 7 folding plans. Other illustrations in the text. 8vo, maroon cloth. This classicaccount of the emergence and refinement of the British fast clippers conce ntrates particularly on the technical questions of vessel design, as illustrated through photographs and lines drawings. "This book presents for t... View more info

Tea Clippers : An account of the China Tea Trade and of some of the Britiish Sailing Ships engaged in it from 1849 to 1869. UK in dj

By: MacGREGOR, David R.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Percival Marshall, London, 1952,:

Seller ID: 20757


MacGREGOR, David R. The Tea Clippers : An account of the China Tea Trade and of some of the Britiish Sailing Ships engaged in it from 1849 to 1869. London Percival Marshall & Co., Ltd., (1952). First Edition. Pp (6),vii-xx,(2),3-272, frontispiece + 28 pages of plates + 7 folding plans. Other illustrations in the text. 8vo, blue cloth. This classic account of the emergence and refinement of the British fast clippers concentrates particularly on the technical questions of vessel design, as illustrated through photographs and lines drawings. "This book presents for the first time a thorough a... View more info

Nascopie Downs Submarine. An article in The Beaver : A Magazine of the North, Outfit 311:2, Autumn 1980

By: MACK, G. Edmund, Capt. Beaver : A Magazine of the North, Outfit 311:2, Autumn 1980 MEAD, Margaret RICH, E.E.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Hudson's Bay Company, Winnipeg, 1980,:

Seller ID: 83380


MACK, G. Edmund, Capt. “Nascopie Downs Submarine.” An article in The Beaver: A Magazine of the North, Outfit 311:2, Autumn 1980, pp 34-36, with 2 ill ustrations and 1 map. Winnipeg : Hudson's Bay Company, 1980. For the whole issue, pp [1]-80. Illustrated. Maps. Double Column. Large 8vo, illustrated red stapled card covers. The Beaver's 60th Anniversary Special Issue. Otherarticles : Margaret Mead's “Eskimo Life a Century Ago/” (pp 2-11); Clarenc e Birdseye's “The Birth of an Industry” [frozen food] (pp 12-13); “[George]Simpson in Russia” [1838] (pp 14-23); James A. Houston's ... View more info

Lady of the Lake : The TSS Earnslaw Story

By: MACKAY, Malcolm.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: 2005, ISBN:0908720297:

Seller ID: 83754


MACKAY, Malcolm. Lady of the Lake : The TSS Earnslaw Story. Queenstown, NewZealand : Malcolm Mackay, 2005. First Edition. Pp [1]-52. Illustrated. 8vo , illustrated white card covers. “One of Queenstown's undisputed icons is the 1912 steamship, TSS E&arnslaw, affectionately known as Lady of the Lake.She has carried millions of passengers and many tonnes of cargo in her lon g years of service and will do so for decades to come. Here is a look at her colourful past.” (p. 5). Penned location and date, else very good. 20.00 View more info

Samuel Cunard

By: MacMECHAN, Archibald CUNARD, Samuel) Ryerson Canadian History Readers series) JEFFREYS, C.W.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Ryerson Press, Toronto, 1928,:

Seller ID: 78162


MacMECHAN, Archibald. Samuel Cunard. [Illustrations by C.W. Jeffreys]. Toronto: The Ryerson Press, (1928). Pp. 1-27,(1). Illustrated. Small 8vo, stapled printed yellow card covers. A volume in The Ryerson Canadian History Readers series, edited by Lorne Pierce. Vg-fine. 30.00 View more info

Tales of the Sea. in wrinkled dj

By: MacMECHAN, Archibald RADDALL, Thomas H., foreword

Price: $30.00

Publisher: McClelland & Stewart, Toronto, 1947,:

Seller ID: 84613


MacMECHAN, Archibald. Tales of the Sea. Foreword by Thomas H. Raddall. Toronto : McClelland & Stewart Limited, (1947). First Printing. Pp (8), [vii]-xiv, (2), [3]-368. Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth. Watters p.709, Rhodenizer pp.687 & 1041, Laugher pp.360 & 466, Spadoni & Donnelly 1314. Chapters from There Go The Ships, Old Province Tales and Sagas of the Sea, with a 8-page Raddall foreword. Vg in wrinkled, tape-repaired dj. 30.00 View more info

Seaworthiness: The Forgotten Factor. 2nd UK in dj.

By: MARCHAJ, C.A

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Adlard Coles, London, 1987, ISBN:0229116736:

Seller ID: 83602


MARCHAJ, C.A. Seaworthiness: The Forgotten Factor. London: Adlard Coles, (1987). Second Printing. Pp 371. Illustrated. Large 8vo, green cloth. Toy 4769. "This is a critical analysis of how the search for speed under the rating rules- and particularly the International Offshore Rule- has led to the development of sailing yachts with potentially dangerous seakeeping characteristics. Based upon the highest degree of practical and academic research [it] maintains that dramatic changes in design philosophy are needed to prevent further loss of life." -from the dj. Name, else vg in unclipped... View more info

Province of Nova Scotia, Report of Historic Sites Advisory Council For the year ending March 31, 1960

By: Mary Celeste Historic Sites Advisory Council

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Queen's Printer, Halifax, 1960,:

Seller ID: 85468


(Mary Celeste). (Historic Sites Advisory Council). Province of Nova Scotia,Report of Historic Sites Advisory Council For the year ending March 31, 19 60. Halifax, N.S.: Queen's Printer, 1960. Pp [1]-[2],[5]-31,(1). 8vo, orange printed stapled card covers. Contents : The John Cabot Bust; Annual Meeting of the Council; The “Mary Celeste”; Sir James Pearl; Clermont; The Edison Homestead; The First Water Mill; The Boularderie Holding; Green Hill Museum; A Sidney E. Smith Memorial; Unveiling Ceremonies at Yarmouth; Memorial to Malcolm H. Gillis; The Famous Miller Brothers; A Multitude of Reques... View more info

Recreational Kayaking : The Essential Skills and Safety.

By: MATTHEWS, Alex WHITING, Ken

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Heliconia Press, Beachburg, Ontario, 2006, ISBN:1896980236:

Seller ID: 84099


MATTHEWS, Alex, and Ken WHITING. Recreational Kayaking : The Essential Skills and Safety. (Beachburg, Ontario) : The Heliconia Press, (2006). First Edition. Pp [1]-85,(1). Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated blue card covers. A fine copy. 10.00 View more info

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A Leader Born : The Life of Admiral John Sidney McCain, Pacific Carrier Commander. First Edition in dustjacket

By: McCAIN, John Sidney) GILBERT, Alton Keith.

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Casemate, Philadelphia , 1975, ISBN:1932033505: 1975

Seller ID: 84657

ISBN: 1932033505


(McCAIN, John Sidney). GILBERT, Alton Keith. A Leader Born : The Life of Admiral John Sidney McCain, Pacific Carrier Commander. Philadelphia : Casemate, (2006). First Printing. Pp [i]-xiii,(1),1-274 + 16 pages of b&w photos. 8vo, dark-grey paper-covered boards, gilt lettering to spine. Admiral John Sidney McCain (b. August 9, 1884, Teoc, Carroll County, Mississippi – d. September 6, 1945, Coronado, California). Alton Keith Gilbert (b. ca 1930). With a Foreword by his grandson, Senator John McCain. "John S. 'Slew' McCain was an old-scho... View more info

Storm South : A novel. 1st UK in dj.

By: McCUTCHAN, Philip

Price: $25.00

Publisher: George G. Harrap, London, 1959,:

Seller ID: 82926


McCUTCHAN, Philip. Storm South : A novel. London: George G. Harrap, (1959).First UK Printing. Pp. (4),[5]-288. 8vo, red cloth with black lettering to front and spine. A novel of intrigue set aboard a square-rigger, regarding the fallout stemming from a death at sea. Name to ffep, else vg in rubbed, spine-nicked, price-clipped dj. 25.00 View more info

Prisoner of War : Six Years in Hanoi.

By: McGRATH, John M., Lieutenant Commander, U.S. Navy.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Naval Institute Press, Annapolis, MD, 1975, ISBN:0870215272:

Seller ID: 84638


McGRATH, John M., Lieutenant Commander, U.S. Navy. Prisoner of War : Six Years in Hanoi. (Annapolis, MD) : Naval Institute Press, (copyright 1975). Eighth Printing. Pp [i]-ix,(1),[1]-114,(4). Illustrated. Oblong small 8vo, green cloth, gilt to front board and spine. Very good in spine-sunned dustjacket. 25.00 View more info

Province of Nova Scotia, Report of Historic Sites Advisory Council For the year ending March 31, 1961

By: McKAY, Donald Historic Sites Advisory Council

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Queen's Printer, Halifax, 1961,:

Seller ID: 85472


(McKAY, Donald). (Historic Sites Advisory Council). Province of Nova Scotia, Report of Historic Sites Advisory Council For the year ending March 31, 1961. Halifax, N.S.: Queen's Printer, 1961. Pp [1]-29,(3). 8vo, green printed stapled card covers. Contents : Annual Meeting of the Council; “Chief of Master Shipbuilders”; A Small Park at Englishtown; Boularderie Island; Constant Demands; The Handley Page Bomber; Items for the Ross-Thompson House; The Unveiling of River Philip; The Site of the Garrison Chapel; The First Home & School Ass'n. In Canada; Oldest Wooden Railway?; The Old Edison Lo... View more info

Like an Ever Rolling Stream : Paddling Through Time in the Maritimes. pbk.

By: McKERVILL, Hugh W.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Four East Publications, Tantallon, N.S., 2009, ISBN:9781897462119:

Seller ID: 84672


McKERVILL, Hugh W. Like an Ever Rolling Stream : Paddling Through Time in the Maritimes. (Tantallon, N.S.) : Four East Publications, (2009). First Edition. Pp [1]-224. 8vo, pale blue illustrated card covers, French flaps. "When two men head off on a weekend canoe trip in 1976, they have little idea of the epic journey they have launched upon. Despite many miseries endured on that first trip, they decide to repeat the adventure, and for the next twenty-odd years their annual outings take them on explorations of the rivers, lakes and coastal regions of Nova Scotia and New Brunswick, paddling... View more info

Caleb Matthews : An Idyll of the Maine Coast.

By: McLAUGHLIN, Robert W.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Eaton & Mains / Jennings & Graham, New York / Cincinnati , 1913,:

Seller ID: 84833


McLAUGHLIN, Robert W. Caleb Matthews : An Idyll of the Maine Coast. New York : Eaton & Mains / Cincinnati : Jennings & Graham, (1913), Pp [1]-83,(1), frontis + 2 plates. Small 8vo, illustrated olive green cloth, lettering in dark green. The story of Caleb Matthews, a lobster fisherman from the fictional village of Crewaggen, Maine, with the frontispiece showing a lobsterman pulling a trap aboard his dory. Contents : 1. The Settlement. 2. The Fisherman. 3. The Pictures. Cloth worn, spine lettering rubbed, gift inscription, else a good, solid copy. 15.00 View more info

Ships of the Redwood Coast. 2nd pr in dj.

By: McNAIRN, J. and J. MacMULLEN McMULLEN, J.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Stanford University Press, 1945,:

Seller ID: 82663


McNAIRN, J. and J. MacMULLEN. Ships of the Redwood Coast. Stanford University, California: Stanford University Press, (December 1945). Second Printing. Pp (6),v-x,1-156, including the frontispiece and 24 pages of photographs.Tall 8vo, illustrated cloth, map end-papers. Lumber-carrying schooners. Ch apters : 1. Paul Bunyan's Country; 2. Coastwise under Sail; 3. A Teakettle Goes to Sea; 4. Mendocino Dog-Holes; 5. Grape Stakes and Rafters; 6. Breakers Ahead!; 7. Tycoons of the Wooden Fleet; 8. From Shingles tp Garbage; 9. Master Craftsmen; 10. Staterooms Built for Three; 11. The Scandinavian Navy... View more info

British Shipbuilding Yards. Volume 1 : North-East Coast.

By: MIDDLEMISS, Norman L.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Shield Publications, Newcastle-upon-Tyne , 1993, ISBN:1871128102:

Seller ID: 84020


MIDDLEMISS, Norman L. British Shipbuilding Yards. Volume 1 : North-East Coast. Newcastle-upon-Tyne : Shield Publications Ltd., (October 1993). First Edition. Pp [1]-320. Illustrated. Map. Large 8vo, illustrated card covers. Contents : Tyne & Blyth Yards. Wear Yards. Hartlepool Yards. Tees & Whitby Yards. Very good. 100.00 View more info

Naval Air War 1939-1945.

By: MILLER, Nathan

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Nautical & Aviation Publishing Company of America, 1980,:

Seller ID: 84984


MILLER, Nathan. The Naval Air War 1939-1945. N.pl.: The Nautical & AviationPublishing Company of America, (1980). Book Club Edition. Pp [i]-xi,(1),[1 ]-223,(5). Illustrated. Map. Index. 8vo, navy cloth, silver lettering to spine. "This is the history of naval air forces in action across the seas of the world and how they helped to determine the outcome of World War II. Thepilots, airplanes, and battles are described for the first time in a singl e volume." - from the dj. Very good in dustjacket. 16.00 View more info