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Square-Riggers on Schedule: The New York Sailing Packets to England, France, and the Cotton Ports. 1st no dj.

By: ALBION, Robert Greenhalgh

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Princeton University Press, Princeton , 1938,:

Seller ID: 38404


ALBION, Robert Greenhalgh. Square-Riggers on Schedule : The New York Sailing Packets to England, France, and the Cotton Ports. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1938. Pp (6),vii-xii,(2),[1]-371, frontispiece + 12 pp plates. 8vo, black cloth. Albion's classic "systematic history" of the Americansailing packet lines on the North Atlantic and coastwise to the cotton por ts, scrupulously detailed and with splendidly informative appendixes. Chapters : 1. Background for the Black Ball; 2. The Atlantic Shuttle; 3. Enslaving the Cotton Ports; 4. Tough Ships; 5. Counting House Control; 6. ... View more info

Churchill River. Reprinted from The Geographical Review, Vol. II, December,1916

By: ALCOCK, Frederick J

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Geographical Review, 1963,:

Seller ID: 87783


ALCOCK, Frederick J. The Churchill River. Reprinted from The Geographical Review, Vol. II, December, 1916, No. 6, pp 433-448. Illustrated. Map. Large 8vo, printed grey stapled card covers. Rubbed, edgeworn and browned, tears to spine, penned name, else good. 25.00 View more info

Tales from the Galley : Stories from the Working Waterfront.

By: ARMITAGE, Doreen

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Harbour Publishing, Madeira Park, B.C., 2007, ISBN:9781550174380:

Seller ID: 86467


ARMITAGE, Doreen. Tales from the Galley : Stories from the Working Waterfront. (Madeira Park, B.C.) : Harbour Publishing, (2007). First Edition. Pp [i]-viii,(2),1-198. Illustrated. Map. Index. 4to, grey cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Contents : 1. A Queer Wave and Herring Nets – Commercial Fishing.2. Rescue and Enforcement – Fisheries and Coast Guard. 3. Night and Day, E very Day – BC Coast Pilots. 4. Steampots to Dozers – Tugboats. 5. Bubbleheads and Urchins – Dive Fishermen. 6. Into the Bottom of the Sea – Sedco 135FDrilling Rig. Very good in dustjacket. 20.00 View more info

True Glory : The Royal Navy 1914-1939. 1st in dj.

By: ARTHUR, Max

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton, London, 1996, ISBN:0340623012:

Seller ID: 88130


ARTHUR, Max. The True Glory : The Royal Navy 1914-1939. [dj adds: A Narrative History]. (L.): Hodder & Stoughton, (1996). First Printing. Pp 292 + 16 p of plates. 8vo, blue cloth. "Acclaimed historian Max Arthur pays tribute to the Royal Navy from 1914 to 1939. Drawing on the personal stories of those who served during this period, he has created a unique narrative historyof the senior service."- dj. Topics include Jutland, Gallipoli, Zeebrugge, Q ships, K boats, the RNAS, the North Russian campaign, China, the sinking of the Royal Oak, and the Battle of the River Plate. Name, else vg ... View more info

Book of Boats. US in dj

By: ATKIN, William and John (eds.)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: International Marine, 1976,:

Seller ID: 26522


ATKIN, William and John (eds.). The Book of Boats. Assisted by Bill W. Atkin, Dorcas Atkin and Shirley Kramer. Camden, ME : International Marine Publishing Company, (1976). Pp 219. Illustrated. 8vo, red cloth. Morris & Howland p.6. "Back in the late Forties, William Atkin and his son John, both boatdesigners and prolific writers about things marine, conceived the idea of a Book of Boats, a quarterly potpourri of writings, ideas, boat designs, cruising stories, cartoons, sketches, and practical advice, written by themselves and by other experienced boatmen. [...] The Book of Boats, with a n... View more info

Pictorial Treasury of the Marine Museums of the World. in dj.

By: AYMAR, Brandt

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Crown, New York, 1967,:

Seller ID: 56378


AYMAR, Brandt. A Pictorial Treasury of the Marine Museums of the World : A guide to the Maritime Collections, Restorations, Replicas, and Marine Museums in Twenty-Three Countries. NY: Crown, (1967). Pp. 244. Illustrated. Double column. 4to, green cloth. Includes a section on the New Brunswick Museumin Saint John. Vg in rubbed dj. 25.00 View more info

Outrageous Seas: . Shipwreck and Survival in the Waters Off Newfoundland, 1583-1893.

By: BAEHRE, Rainer K. (ed.)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: McGill-Queen's University Press, Montreal & Kingston, 1999, ISBN:0886293588:

Seller ID: 65881


BAEHRE, Rainer K. (ed.). Outrageous Seas: Shipwreck and Survival in the Waters Off Newfoundland, 1583-1893. Montreal & Kingston: Published for Carleton University by McGill-Queen's University Press, (1999). Pp 392, including map frontis. Illustrated with drawings and photos to text. 8vo, black cloth, with silver lettering to spine and upper board. A collection of accounts of shipwrecks off the waters of Newfoundland and Labrador. Chapters : 1. The Casting Away of the Delight (1593); 2. The Shipwreck of Father Charles Lalemant, Philibert Noyrot, and Others, Off Cape Breton (1629); 3. Shipwreck ... View more info

1932 Annual Journal of The United Services Institute of Nova Scotia. Fifth Year. Volume Five

By: BAGNALL, J. Stanley, Capt. (ed.). HARVEY, D.C. WALKER, A. Stanley SPARLING, H.C.

Price: $135.00

Publisher: United Services Institute of Nova Scotia, Halifax, N.S., 1932,:

Seller ID: 86213


BAGNALL, J. Stanley, Capt. (ed.). 1932 Annual Journal of The United Services Institute of Nova Scotia. Fifth Year. Volume Five. Halifax, N.S.: United Services Institute of Nova Scotia, 1932. Pp [1]-138,+ 5 folding maps + 3 plates. Text Maps. 8vo, red printed card covers. Articles of nautical interest : “Minesweeping 1914-1920}” by Lt. D.K. McDermaid (pp 31-38,+ 1 plate) and “Sea Power and Empire” by Prof. A. Stanley Walker (pp 87-101). Other articles : “Nova Scotia and the American Revolution” by Prof. D.C. Harvey (pp 12-30); “The Western Front in 1918” by Lt. Col. H.C. Sparlin... View more info

Coast of Summer : Sailing New England Waters from Shelter Island to Cape Cod

By: BAILEY, Anthony.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Harper Collins Publishers, New York, 1994, ISBN:0061180041: 1994

Seller ID: 85964

ISBN: 0061180041


BAILEY, Anthony. The Coast of Summer : Sailing New England Waters from Shelter Island to Cape Cod. (New York) : Harper Collins Publishers, (1994). First Printing. Pp [i]-ix,(1),[1]-357,(1). Map. 8vo, white cloth spine, green paper covered boards, copper lettering to spine. Bailey and his wife Margot's 1991 cruise aboard their 27-foot fiberglass sloop Lochinvar. "The New England coast, a small cruising sloop, warm windsand Anthony Bailey's seductive storytelling powers. Lochinvar sails tyhe waters between eatsrn Long Island and the tip of Cape Cod, poki... View more info

Strategy & Tactics : The Magazine of Conflict Simulation, Nr 85, March / April 1981. Fighting Sail : Sea Combat in the Age of Canvas and Shot 1775-1815.

By: BALKOSKI, Joseph

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Simulations Publications, Inc., New York , 1981,:

Seller ID: 87390


(BALKOSKI, Joseph). Strategy & Tactics : The Magazine of Conflict Simulation, Nr 85, March/April 1981. Fighting Sail : Sea Combat in the Age of Canvasand Shot 1775-1815. New York : Simulations Publications, Inc., 1981. Pp [1 ]-55,(1),+ large folding game board and punch-out game pieces. 4to, illustrated blue stapled wrappers. Featured in this issue is the game “Fighting Sail : Sea Combat in the Age of Canvas and Shot, 1775-1815” - with historicalarticle by Joseph Balkoski. Plus Singapore: The Campaign for Malaya, etc. Very good. 20.00 View more info

Ships of British Columbia : An Illustrated History of the British ColumbiaFerry Corporation. in dj.

By: BANNERMAN, Gary and Patricia

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Hancock House Publishing, Surrey, BC, 1985, ISBN:0888391889:

Seller ID: 88166


BANNERMAN, Gary and Patricia. The Ships of British Columbia : An Illustrated History of the British Columbia Ferry Corporation. (Surrey, BC): Hancock House Publishing, (1985). Pp. 176. Illustrated. Double column. Oblong 8vo, navy blue cloth. Gift inscription to title page, else very good in dust jacket. 24.00 View more info

Battle of the Atlantic : An anthology of personal memories from those involved with the Battle of the Atlantic

By: Battle of the Atlantic RODGER, Nicholas DAVIES, David

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Picton Press, Wirral, Merseyside , 1993, ISBN:1873245041:

Seller ID: 86489


(Battle of the Atlantic). Battle of the Atlantic : An anthology of personalmemories from those involved with the Battle of the Atlantic. (Wirral, Mer seyside : Picton Press – Liverpool, 1993). First Edition. Pp [i]-xii,1-113,(3). Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated pale green card covers. Very good. 20.00 View more info

Mutineers of the Bounty and their Descendants in Pitcairn and Norfolk Islands

By: BELCHER, Lady

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Harper and Brothers, New York, 1871,:

Seller ID: 86917


BELCHER, Lady. The Mutineers of the Bounty and their Descendants in Pitcairn and Norfolk Islands. New York: Harper & Brothers, 1871. Pp. (4),[5]-377,(1),[1]-6 of ads, frontis., including plates. Illustrated. 8vo, pressed brown cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Broken up into two parts, the first details the mutiny proper (and its fallout), while the second part focuses on the lives of the mutineers and their families after their settlement on Pitcairn and Norfolk. Boards quite rubbed with nicking to and fraying spine ends and hinges, abrasion to rear board, occasional foxing throughout, else... View more info

Windward Mark. Signed

By: BELL, James

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Apollo, Halifax, N.S., 1965,:

Seller ID: 87967


BELL, James. Windward Mark. Halifax, N.S.: Apollo, 5 March, 1965. Pp (8). 8vo, white stapled card covers. “Edited by S.E. Sprott, Apollo is an independent literary unperiodical.” A poem by James Bell about a yacht race in theHalifax, Nova Scotia, area. Very good. Signed without inscription by the a uthor. 25.00 View more info

Catboats from the Boards of the Benford Design Group.

By: Benford Design Group

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Tiller Publishing, Easton, MD, 2009, ISBN:9781888671254:

Seller ID: 86446


(Benford Design Group). Catboats from the Boards of the Benford Design Group. (Easton, MD : Tiller Publishing, 2009). First Edition. Pp [1]-128. Illustrated. Double Column. 4to, illustrated blue card covers. Contents : 1. 17'Catboats Puffin & Cruising Cat Liberty. 2.19' Cruising Catboat Scrinshaw. 3. 19' Gunkholer Catspaw. 4. 20' Ctaboat Joy. 5. 22' Gunkholer. 6. 22' Cruising Cat & Cutter. Very good. 12.50 View more info

Idleness, Water, and a Canoe : Reflections on Paddling for Pleasure. Pbk

By: BENIDICKSON, Jamie

Price: $15.00

Publisher: University of Toronto Press, Toronto, 1997, ISBN:0802079105:

Seller ID: 29433


BENIDICKSON, Jamie. Idleness, Water, and a Canoe: Reflections on Paddling for Pleasure. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, (1997). First Printing. Pp (4),[v]-xii,(2),[3]-299,(3) + 22 ages of illustrations. 8vo, illustratedlight card covers with black spine. Cassell 132. "This look at the canoe a s an aesthetic, historic, social, and economic phenomenon will fascinate anyone interested in wilderness and waterways. The author[...]is an Ottawa professor with an academic's interest in water law, environmental protection,and resource management. He wrote this book out of personal interst, an... View more info

Recent Prose.

By: BENNET, C.L. (ed.). HODGINS, Eric KELLEY, Robert F.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Ryerson Press, Toronto / Halifax , 1941,:

Seller ID: 87674


BENNET, C.L. (ed.). Recent Prose. Toronto / Halifax : The Ryerson Press, (October 1941). First Printing. Pp [i]-ix,(1),1-253,(1). 8vo, brown cloth, black lettering to spine, black lettering and vignette to front board. A volume in The Beverley House Library. “The following selections show something of the interest, the variety and the excellence of modern periodical writing...” - from the Introduction. The book consists of nearly 50 articles divided into six parts : The Press; Feature Stories and Articles; Arts and Letters; Essays; Light Articles; The World We Live In. Included are “Two ... View more info

Recent Prose.

By: BENNET, C.L. (ed.). HODGINS, Eric KELLEY, Robert F.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Ryerson Press, Toronto / Halifax , 1941,:

Seller ID: 87673


BENNET, C.L. (ed.). Recent Prose. Toronto / Halifax : The Ryerson Press, (October 1941). First Printing. Pp [i]-ix,(1),1-253,(1). 8vo, brown cloth, black lettering to spine, black lettering and vignette to front board. A volume in The Beverley House Library. “The following selections show something of the interest, the variety and the excellence of modern periodical writing...” - from the Introduction. The book consists of nearly 50 articles divided into six parts : The Press; Feature Stories and Articles; Arts and Letters; Essays; Light Articles; The World We Live In. Included are “Two ... View more info

Yukon Transportation : A History. Canadian Historic Sites, Occasional Papers in Archaeology and History No. 19.

By: BENNETT, Gordon.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: National Historic Parks and Sites Branch, Parks Canada, Indian and Northern Affairs, Ottawa , 1978,:

Seller ID: 88286


BENNETT, Gordon. Yukon Transportation : A History. Canadian Historic Sites,Occasional Papers in Archaeology and History No. 19. Ottawa : National His toric Parks and Sites Branch, Parks Canada, Indian and Northern Affairs, 1978. Pp [1]-177,(3). Illustrated. Map. Double Column. Squarish 8vo, illustrated white card covers. Contents : Introduction; The Pattern Emerges; The Great Stampede; Recession and Recovery; Between the Wars; The Military Legacy; The Dawning of a New Era; Epilogue. Many illustrations and information onriverboat steamers, the main transportation form of the era. Rubbed, else v... View more info

Yukon Transportation : A History. Canadian Historic Sites, Occasional Papers in Archaeology and History No. 19. ex-lib

By: BENNETT, Gordon.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: National Historic Parks and Sites Branch, Parks Canada, Indian and Northern Affairs, Ottawa , 1978,:

Seller ID: 88839


BENNETT, Gordon. Yukon Transportation : A History. Canadian Historic Sites,Occasional Papers in Archaeology and History No. 19. Ottawa : National His toric Parks and Sites Branch, Parks Canada, Indian and Northern Affairs, 1978. Pp [1]-177,(3). Illustrated. Map. Double Column. Squarish 8vo, illustrated white card covers over library cloth. Contents : Introduction; The Pattern Emerges; The Great Stampede; Recession and Recovery; Between the Wars; The Military Legacy; The Dawning of a New Era; Epilogue. Many illustrationsand information on riverboat steamers, the main transportation form of the ... View more info