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United States Navy Memorial : A Living Tradition

By: ALEXANDER, John W.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: United States Navy Memorial Foundation, Washington, DC, 1987, ISBN:0961981202:

Seller ID: 89826


ALEXANDER, John W. United States Navy Memorial : A Living Tradition. (Washington, DC) : United States Navy Memorial Foundation, (1987). First Edition.Pp [1]-173,(3). Illustrated. Double Column. 4to, blue cloth, gilt letterin g to front board and spine. “... the United States Navy Memorial now standsproudly in our nation's capital as a moving, powerful and permanent tribut e to Navy men and women throughout history. [...] This commemorative edition includes : - A quick and colorful history lesson. - Words by President Ronald Reagan and others. - Chronicle of our Navy's technological contribut... View more info

Atlantic Crossing Guide. 1st US in dj

By: ALLEN, Philip (ed.)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Norton, New York, 1983, ISBN:0393032833:

Seller ID: 29087


ALLEN, Philip (ed.). The Atlantic Crossing Guide. RCC Pilotage Foundation. New York : -W.W. Norton, (1983). First US Printing. Pp [i]-xvii,(1),[1]-270. Illustrated. Maps. Lg 8vo, glossy boards. Toy 2729. A few references to Newfoundland, Labrador Current, and St.John's in Index. See especially Port Information on St.John's (pp.247-251). Name, else vg in dj. 40.00 View more info

Rise of the Ironclads

By: AMADON, George F.

Price: $18.50

Publisher: Pictorial Histories Publishing, Missoula, Montana , 1990, ISBN:0933126905:

Seller ID: 90056


AMADON, George F. Rise of the Ironclads. (Missoula, Montana : Pictorial Histories Publishing Company, August 1990). Second Printing. Pp [1]-80,+ 2 leaves of plates (one folding). Illustrated. Double Column. Oblong 8vo, illustrated stapled card covers. Contents : 1. The U.S.S. Merrimack. 2. The U.S.S. Monitor. 3. An Ironclad Against Wooden Ships. 4. Ironclad Against Ironclad. 5. The End of a Dream. 6. The Monitor Is Gone. Very good. Signed withoutinscription by the author. 18.50 View more info

Modern Motor Boat Designs and Plans : A Collection of Up-to-date Designs for Motor Boats, Cruisers, and Sailing Craft. Every design is complete, with all drawings reproduced accurately, complete building instructions and valuable hints on the construction

By: ATKIN, William CHAPMAN, Charles F. HORENBURGER, F.W.

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Motor Boating, New York , 1945,:

Seller ID: 89982


ATKIN, William. Modern Motor Boat Designs and Plans : A Collection of Up-to-date Designs for Motor Boats, Cruisers, and Sailing Craft. Every design iscomplete, with all drawings reproduced accurately, complete building instr uctions and valuable hints on the construction. Designed Exclusively for Motor Boating by William Atkin and other prominent designers, America's Leading Small Boat Designers. Reprinted 1945. Edited by Charles F. Chapman and F.W. Horenburger. Volume VIII, Motor Boating's Ideal Series. New York : Motor Boating, 1945. Pp [1]-154,(6),+ 15 folding plans. 4to, illustrated grey c... View more info

Theoretical Naval Architecture.

By: ATTWOOD, Edward L.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Longmans, Green , London, 1922,:

Seller ID: 90724


ATTWOOD, Edward L. Theoretical Naval Architecture. With Numerous Diagrams. London : Longmans, Green and Co., 1922. New Edition, Fourth Printing. Pp [i]-ix,(3),[1]-512,+ 6 folding leaves of plans & plates. 8vo, blue cloth, black lettering to spine. Contents : 1. Areas, Volumes, Weights, Displacement,etc. 2. Moments, Centre of Gravity, Centre of Buoyancy, Displacement Table , Planimeter, etc. 3. Conditions of Equilibrium, Transverse Metacentre, Moment of Inertia, Transverse BM, Inclining Experiment, Metacentric Height, etc. 4. Longitudinal Metacentre, Longitudinal BM, Change of Trim. 5. Statical... View more info

Dawn Across Canada : From Oxcart to Railway in Ten Years.

By: ATWOOD, Mae. TRAILL, Walter J.S.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Morriss Publishing, Victoria, B.C., 1986, ISBN:0919202698:

Seller ID: 90037


ATWOOD, Mae. Dawn Across Canada : From Oxcart to Railway in Ten Years. Victoria, B.C.: Morriss Publishing, 1986. Pp [1]-216,+ 8 pp plates. Maps. Index. 8vo, illustrated brown card covers. A biography of Walter J.S. Traill (1847-1932), a fur trader for the Hudson's Bay Company and youngest son of Catherine Parr Traill. Contents : 1. The first carload of wheat. 2. Steamer Selkirk. 3. Robert Campbell. 4. Steamer Dakota. 5. Buying flour. 6. Spring 1873. 7. Red Lake Post. 8. Floods. 9. A sprained ankle. 10. Men who built theCPR. 11. Toronto and New York. Very good. 15.00 View more info

Lighthouses at Barfleur and Ostend.

By: AYCRIGG, B., Lieutenant Colonel Ho. of Reps. 25th Congress, 3d Session Doc. No. 190.

Price: $85.00

Publisher: House of Representatives, Washington, D.C., 1839,:

Seller ID: 35525


AYCRIGG, B., Lieutenant Colonel. Lighthouses at Barfleur and Ostend : Memoir of Lieutenant Colonel B. Aycrigg: on the subject of the Lighthouses at Barfleur and Ostend. (Washington, D.C.): House of Representatives, 1839. Pp 10, folding plate. 8vo, disbound. Ho. of Reps. 25th Congress, 3d Session Doc. No. 190. A technical report on the structure and machinery of these French and Belgian lights, with a large folding plate depicting the dioptric mechanism in place at Barfleur. Aycrigg was Chief Engineer of State Works in Pennsylvania. Plate detached from offprint, else vg. 85.00 View more info

Estuarine Environment.

By: BARNES, R.S.K., and J. GREEN (eds.) STEWART, W.D.P. DYER, K.R. WALNE, P.R.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Applied Science Publishers, London, 1972, ISBN:0853345392:

Seller ID: 91295


BARNES, R.S.K., and J. GREEN (eds.). The Estuarine Environment. London : Applied Science Publishers Ltd, (1972). Pp [i]-xii,1-133,(3). Illustrated. Index. 8vo, black cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Contents : 1. Estuarine andBrackish Waters – an Introduction (by W.D.P. Stewart). 2. Sedimentation in Estuaries (by K.R. Dyer). 3. Chemical Processes in Estuaries (by John Phil lips). 4. Physiological Problems for Animal Life in Estuaries (by L.C. Beadle). 5. Aspects of Salt-Marsh Ecology with Particular Reference to Inorganic Plant Nutrition (by R.L. Jefferies). 6. Standing Crop, Productivity and... View more info

Beken of Cowes 1. in dj.

By: BEKEN, Frank and Keith BEKEN, Keith GLIKSMAN, Alain.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Cassell, 1966,:

Seller ID: 89629


BEKEN, Frank and Keith. Beken of Cowes 1 1897-1914. Photographs by Frank and Keith Beken. Text by Alain Gliksman. With an historical introduction and colour plates from the Macpherson Collection in the National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London. London: Cassell, (1966). Pp 182. 4to, grey cloth withwhite lettering to front and spine. Toy 301. Very good in nicked, price-cl ipped dust jacket. 40.00 View more info

Midland 1878-1978 : A Peek into the Past 100 Years.

By: BELL, Rena.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: 1978,:

Seller ID: 91192


BELL, Rena. Midland 1878-1978 : A Peek into the Past 100 Years. N.pl.: n.pub., (1978). Pp 1-148,(2). Illustrated. Double Column. 4to, illustrated white card covers. A compilation of information about the town of Midland, Ontario, with many advertisements. Of nautical interest : Commercial Fishing; Elevators – Grain Boats; Winter Berth; Men That Go Down to the Sea in Ships;The Playfair – White Era; The Final Chapter of the Shipyards; Motor Boat B uilding; Dream Boats; History Repeats Itself; Great Lakes Boat & Machine Co., and photographs of Dobson's Shipbuilding and Wrecking Co., icebreake... View more info

Wedding of the Waters : The Erie Canal and the Making of a Great Nation

By: BERNSTEIN, Peter L.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: W.W. Norton & Company, New York / London, 2005, ISBN:0393052338:

Seller ID: 91105


BERNSTEIN, Peter L. Wedding of the Waters : The Erie Canal and the Making of a Great Nation. New York / London : W.W. Norton & Company, (2005). First Printing. Pp [1]-448.+ 8 pp plates. Index. 8vo, blue paper covered spine, brown paper covered boards. Gilt lettering to spine. Contents : Introduction: "Does It Not Seem Like Magic?" Part I - The Visionaries. 1. Smooth Sailing. 2. Hudson's Wrong Turn. 3. Washington's Pivot. 4. Canal Maniacs. 5. "A Canal to the Moon". Part II - The Action Begins. 6. The Sublime Spectacle. 7. The Extravagant Proposal. 8. The Expedition. 9. War and P... View more info

Down With the Old Canoe. 4th pbk.

By: BIEL, Steven

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Norton & Company, 1997, ISBN:0393316769:

Seller ID: 52466


BIEL, Steven. Down With the Old Canoe : A Cultural History of the Titanic Disaster. NY: Norton & Company, (1997). Fourth Norton Paperback. Pp 300, including 16 pp of photographs, illustrations and facsimilies. 8vo, ill. blackcard covers. "Everyone found moral and cultural lessons in the sinking of the Titanic -- suffragists and their opponents; radicals, reformers, and capitalists; critics of technology and modern life; racists and xenophobes and champions of racial and ethnic equality; editorial writers and folk singers, preachers and poets. Like today's sensational news stories, symboliz... View more info

Sea Tales from Blackwood. in dj

By: BLACKWOOD) JAMES, William H., Admiral Sir. (Bubbles) SLEATH, Frederick. RAMSDEN, B.B., Lieutenant.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Blackwood, 1960,:

Seller ID: 27176


(BLACKWOOD). Sea Tales from 'Blackwood'. With a Foreword by Admiral Sir William M. James. Edinburgh/London: William Blackwood & Sons Ltd., (1960). Pp.(4),[v]-vi,(2),[1]-294,(2). 8vo, blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. "This is not an anthology from the pens of professional writers: it is, with one notable exception, a selection from the writings of sailors. Some of the authors remain anonymous; the great majority are unknown to what is sometimes called the Literary World, but every one has had something worth while to write about." from the dj. Contents: 1. Lieut.-Colonel M.C. He... View more info

Tradition Maritime de Matane. pb.

By: BLANCHETTE, Louis

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Histo-Graff, 1992, ISBN:2980295809:

Seller ID: 37127


BLANCHETTE, Louis. La tradition maritime de Matane suivi d'un Hommage aux capitaines de bateaux de la région de Matane. (Rimouski, Que.): Histo-Graff,1992. Pp 198. 8vo, ill. cream card covers. "Survol historique des principa ux événenments maritimes de la région, La tradition maritime de Matane aborde également des thèmes comme la Bataille du Saint-Laurent, les naufrages, les accidents maritimes et l'importance de la navigation vers la Côte Nord." -from the cover. Vg. 30.00 View more info

Navigation for Yachtsmen. 4th ed.

By: BLEWITT, Mary

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Edward Stanford, London, 1979, ISBN:0540072745:

Seller ID: 90409


BLEWITT, Mary. Navigation for Yachtsmen. Fourth Edition. London: Edward Stanford, (1979). Pp. 101. 8vo, illustrated orange card covered boards. Toy 2592. The definitive yachtsman's guide to navigation. Vg. 15.00 View more info

Soviet Bloc Merchant Ships. US in dj.

By: BOCK, Bruno and Klaus BOCK BOCK, Klaus BROADWIN, John A. (trans.)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Naval institute press, Annapolis, md, 1981, ISBN:0870216694:

Seller ID: 90609


BOCK, Bruno and Klaus BOCK. Soviet Bloc Merchant Ships. Translated by John A. Broadwin. Annapolis, MD: Naval Institute Press, (1981). First US Printing. Pp. [1]-269,(3). Illustrated. Double column. 4to, blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. A brief history of shipping in various countries in the Soviet Bloc, with a list of vessels and specifications (as well as occasional sketches) from Bulgarian, Cuban, Czechoslovakian, East German, Hungarian, Polish, Romanian, and Soviet fleets. Very good in nicked, flap creased dust jacket. 25.00 View more info

All About a Container Ship.

By: BOER, Friedrich.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Koehler, Herford , 1987, ISBN:3782204352:

Seller ID: 91117


BOER, Friedrich. All About a Container Ship. Herford : Koehler, (1987). Second Edition. Pp [1]-112. Illustrated. Index. Double Column. Large 8vo, red cloth, white lettering to spine, blind-stamp to front board. “This book describes in detail a modern full containership. It indicates the functions ofthe many parts of the ship and how the various technical sections combine to work together. It also goes into the work of the crew that serves such acomplicated whole. [...] This book answers a host of questions about the s hip and the cargo. Informative pictures and drawings give a graphic idea o... View more info

North Atlantic Seaway. Rev. ed., 2 vols, uk in dj

By: BONSOR, N.R.P. ISHERWOOD, J.H.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: David & Charles, 1975, ISBN:0715364014:

Seller ID: 91012


BONSOR, N.R.P. North Atlantic Seaway : An illustrated history of the passenger services linking the old world with the new in five volumes. With illustrations by J.H. Isherwood. FIRST TWO VOLUMES ONLY. Newton Abbot: David & Charles, (1975, 1978). Revised edition. Pp. (6),7-471,(1); (4),477-868. Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth with gilt lettering to spines. O'Dea 3088 for one-volume first edition of 1955 and 1960 supplement. Many St.John's entries. Illustrated with photos and drawings. "In the nearly twnety years since the first impression, the pattern of transatlantic passenger shipping has c... View more info

Ship's Business. 1st ed as is.

By: BONWICK, George J STEER, E.C.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Maritime Press, 1953,:

Seller ID: 90049


BONWICK, George J and E.C. STEER. Ship's Business. Wokingham, Berks: Maritime Press, (May 1953). Pp. (4),5-295,(9) of ads. 8vo, red cloth. Contents include: "The Ship"; "Tonnage Measurement"; "Load Lines"; "Classification"; "The Master, Officers and Seamen"; "Customs and Health"; "Charter Parties and Bills of Lading"; "Marine Insurance"; "Safety of Life At Sea"; "Docks Regulations"; etc. Blue ink-like stain to fore-edge, rubbed spine has nicked ends, faint soiling to front board, name inked to front pastedown, as i... View more info

Ship's Business. 1st ed.

By: BONWICK, George J STEER, E.C.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Maritime Press, Workingham, Berks, 1953,:

Seller ID: 97504


BONWICK, George J and E.C. STEER. Ship's Business. Wokingham, Berks: Maritime Press, (May 1953). Pp. (4),5-295,(9) of ads, large folding chart tipped in. 8vo, red cloth. Contents include: "The Ship"; "Tonnage Measurement"; "Load Lines"; "Classification"; "The Master, Officers and Seamen"; "Customs and Health"; "Charter Parties and Bills of Lading"; "Marine Insurance"; "Safety of Life At Sea"; "Docks Regulations"; etc. Light spotting to top edge, else very good. No dj. 25.00 View more info