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Tactics of Small Boat Racing.

By: WALKER, Stuart H.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: W.W. Norton & Company, New York / London , 1991, ISBN:0393308014:

Seller ID: 92407


WALKER, Stuart H. The Tactics of Small Boat Racing. Illustrated by Carol H.Little. New York / London : W.W. Norton & Company, (1991). Sixth Norton Pa perback Printing. Pp (16).[1]-333,(3). Illustrated. 8vo, green and white illustrated card covers. Toy 4169: "Witty and Pithy. Would be helpful to any sailor." Contents : I. General Principles—The Nature of Small-Boat Racing. II. Starting - The Maneuvering for Tactical Position. III. Beating - The Accomplishment of Strategic Advantage. IV. Reaching - The Acquisition of Maximum Speed. V. Running - The Search for Clear Air. VI. Finishing -... View more info

Shack Locker : Yarns of the Deep Sea Fishing Fleets., worn. lacking plate

By: WALLACE, Frederick William

Price: $70.00

Publisher: Industrial & Educational Press, Montreal / Toronto, 1916,:

Seller ID: 10893


WALLACE, Frederick William. The Shack Locker : Yarns of the Deep Sea Fishing Fleets. Montreal / Toronto: Industrial & Educational Press, Limited, (1916). Pp (8),[9]-354,(2),+ 1 plate. 8vo, green cloth. Watters p.411, Rhodenizer p.758. Stories reprinted from Adventure Magazine. The yarns : "In the Bank Fog", "Some Fishing!", "Loot and Laundry", "Hard Luck Finnegan", "WinterFishing", "The Luck of the Annie Crosby", "Clearing a Snarl", "Stray Sheep ", "Dory-Mates", "The Education of Billy Stream" [includes a hockey ga... View more info

Wooden Ships and Iron Men. in dj.

By: WALLACE, Frederick William

Price: $35.00

Publisher: White Lion,, London, 1973,:

Seller ID: 69664


WALLACE, Frederick William. Wooden Ships and Iron Men. London: White Lion, 1973. Pp. (8),vii-xviii,1-337,(1), port. frontis. + [27] leaves of plates. Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Watters p. 902, Rhodenizer p. 652-3, NSIB 52. "The story of the square-rigged merchant marine of British North America, the ships, their builders and owners, and the men who sailed them." -from the dust jacket. Chapters ; 1. The Dawn of British North American Shipping; 2. The Boon Days of the 'Fifties; 3. The 'Sixties in Quebec and New Brunswick Shipping; 4. The 'Sixties in Nova S... View more info

Awful Yachtsman's Book.

By: WARRING, Ronald

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Wolfe Publishing, London , 1968,:

Seller ID: 92978


WARRING, Ronald. The Awful Yachtsman's Book. London : Wolfe Publishing Ltd,(1968). Pp [1]-64. Illustrated. Small 8vo, blue and grey stapled card cove rs. Toy 5547. “Are you tired of swimming home? There's much more to it thanwearing a cap with an anchor on it. Learn to depend more on your sailing a nd less on your bailing.” - from the front cover. Edges worn, covers rubbedand a bit soiled, smudged, else good only. As is. 5.00 View more info

QE2. First Edition

By: WARWICK, Ronald FLAYHART III, William PHILIP, Prince, H.R.H., Duke of Edinburgh

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Norton, New York, 1985, ISBN:0393018857:

Seller ID: 77498


WARWICK, Ronald and William FLAYHART III. QE2. Foreword by H.R.H. Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh. New York: Norton, (1985). First US Printing. Pp. [1]-176. Illustrated. 4to, red cloth covers. "This volume offers a full history of the ship as well as background on the Cunard Line. We are shown every stage of the QE2's construction - her launching and maiden voyages on through her refitting after returning from the Falklands. And a guide to the interior of the ship completes this thorough picture of a magnificent liner." -from the dj. Illustrated throughout with both colour and black a... View more info

Weather for Yachtsmen. pbk.

By: WATTS, W.H., Captain Bosun Book 21

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Adlard Coles, London, 1964,:

Seller ID: 19933


WATTS, W.H., Captain. Weather for Yachtsmen. London: Adlard Coles in association with Rupert Hart-Davis, 1964. Pp 62, illustrated with photographs anddiagrams. Sm 8vo, illustrated white and blue card covers. Bosun Book No. 2 1. "This book explains in easily-understood non-scientific terms the mtehods by which the meteorologist evolves the weather forecast so that the yachtsman will be better able to interpret it and modify it when necessary." - from the rear cover. Rubbed, else vg. 8.00 View more info

Arctic Adventure.

By: WEBSTER, J. Harold, Rev., CRAVEN, Edna H.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: G.C. & H.C. Enterprises, Ridgetown, Ontario, 1986,: 1986

Seller ID: 91783


WEBSTER, J. Harold, Rev., in collaboration with Edna H. Craven. Arctic Adventure. Ridgetown, Ontario : G.C. & H.C. Enterprises, n.d. [1986?]. Pp 1-131,(1), Illustrated. Map. 8vo, blue cloth, with pictorial panel to front board, white lettering to spine. Contents : 1. Down to the Arctic. 2. Bernard Harbour. 3. First Experiences. 4. Coppermine. 5. The Eskimo Primitive Religion. 6. Travel by Dog Team. 7. Communications with Arctic Posts and with the South. 8. R.C.M.P. 9. Health, Medicine and Money. 10. Alone and Lost in a Frozen North. ... View more info

Whaley : The Story of HMS Excellent 1830 to 1980.

By: WELLS, John G., Capt. BEGG, Varyl

Price: $55.00

Publisher: HMS Excellent, Portsmouth , 1980,:

Seller ID: 93054


WELLS, John G., Capt. Whaley : The Story of HMS Excellent 1830 to 1980. With a foreword by Admiral of the Fleet Sir Varyl Begg. Portsmouth : HMS Excellent, 1980. Pp (14),1-247,(3). Illustrated. Maps. Index. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. “This book is about a ship, a mud bank which becamean island, and the building of a naval tradition. In 1830 the old three-de cker HMS Excellent was moored off the north-west corner of Portsmouth Dockyard. There, with her port broadside pointing up Fareham Creek, she was destined to become the first Gunnery School and firing ship of the Royal Navy... View more info

WELLS, Peter G., and Canadian Conference on Marine Environmental Quality : Proceedings. 29 February - 3 March 1988, Halifax, Nova Scotia.

By: WELLS, Peter G., (ed.). GRATWICK, John (ed.). MUSHKAT, Peter W. ROLSTON, Susan J.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: International Institute for Transportation and Ocean Policy Studies, Halifax , 1988, ISBN:0770395228:

Seller ID: 92959


WELLS, Peter G., and John GRATWICK (eds.). Canadian Conference on Marine Environmental Quality : Proceedings. 29 February – 3 March 1988, Halifax, Nova Scotia. Assisted by Peter W. Mushkat and Susan J. Rolston. (Halifax : International Institute for Transportation and Ocean Policy Studies, 1988). Pp[i]-vii,(1),[1]-320,(2). Illustrated. Maps. 4to, white card covers, blue l ettering to front cover and spine. Very good. 45.00 View more info

Brown's Seamen's Wages Calculator : From 1 Day to 12 Months, From 2s. 6s. To £200 per month.

By: WHARTON, F.R.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Brown, Son & Ferguson, Glasgow, 1968,:

Seller ID: 92666


WHARTON, F.R. Brown's Seamen's Wages Calculator : From 1 Day to 12 Months, From 2s. 6s. To £200 per month. Revised and Extended. Glasgow : Brown, Son & Ferguson, Ltd., Publishers, (1968). Small 8vo, blue cloth, white lettering to front board and spine. Possibly the last before decimalization. Some underlining in red to one page, name, else very good in slightly nicked, spine-browned dustjacket. 20.00 View more info

Mapping the World : A History of Exploration.

By: WHITFIELD, Pater.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Folio Society,, London, 2000,:

Seller ID: 92478


WHITFIELD, Pater. Mapping the World : A History of Exploration. London : The Folio Society, MM [2000]. Pp [1]-263,(1). Illustrated. Maps. Index. 4to, gilt illustrated blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine, in illustrated paper covered slipcase. Contents : Preface. 1. Exploration in the Ancient World. 2. The Lure of the East, 1250-1550. 3. The New World, 1490-1630. 4. The Pacific and Australia, 1520-1800. 5. The Continents Explored, 1500-1900. Postscript: Exploration in the Modern World. Very good in slipcase. 40.00 View more info

Hound of the Sea: The Story of a Racing Yacht.. in dj.

By: WIBBERLEY, Leonard

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Ives Washburn, New York, 1969,:

Seller ID: 29482


WIBBERLEY, Leonard. Hound of the Sea: The Story of a Racing Yacht. New York: Ives Washburn, (1969). Pp 152. 8vo, brick red cloth. Toy 1556. "Eager to compete in Transpac, an ocean race for sailing yachts from California to Hawaii, Leonard Wibberley bought a beautiful new fiberglass Morgan 34 and prepared to enter the 1968 event. But the boat was technically too small for Transpac, so he decided to follow the others as a non-competitor. Of course,he would keep his time just to see how Cu Na Mara (Hound of the Sea) showe d up with others in its class. " - from the dj. Vg in rubbed and ni... View more info

Hound of the Sea: The Story of a Racing Yacht.

By: WIBBERLEY, Leonard

Price: $10.00

Publisher: David McKay, New York, 1978,:

Seller ID: 29377


WIBBERLEY, Leonard. Hound of the Sea: The Story of a Racing Yacht. New York: David McKay, (1978). Pp 152. 8vo, ill. card covers. Toy 1556. An account of the author's participation in the Transpac offshore race from Vancouver to Hawaii in his forty-foot yawl Bahia. Slightly rubbed, else vg. 10.00 View more info

Hound of the Sea: The Story of a Racing Yacht.. US in dj

By: WIBBERLEY, Leonard

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Ives Washburn, New York, 1969,:

Seller ID: 25778


WIBBERLEY, Leonard. Hound of the Sea. New York: Ives Washburn, Inc., (1969). Pp 152. 8vo, red cloth. Toy 1556. "Eager to compete in Transpac, an oceanrace for sailing yachts from California to Hawaii, Leonard Wibberley bough t a beautiful new fiberglass Morgan 34 and prepared to enter the 1968 event. But the boat was technically too small for Transpac, so he decided to follow the others as a non-competitor. Of course, he would keep his time just to see how Cu Na Mara (Hound of the Sea) showed up with others in its class. " - from the dj. Vg in dj. 25.00 View more info

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The Shannon Sailors : A Voyage to the Heart of Ireland. First Edition in dustjacket.

By: WIBBERLEY, Leonard

Price: $20.00

Publisher: William Morrow & Co., New York, 1972,: 1972

Seller ID: 71525

ISBN: 0688000975


WIBBERLEY, Leonard. The Shannon Sailors : A Voyage to the Heart of Ireland. New York : William Morrow and Company, 1972. First Edition. Pp. (8),[9]-157,(3). 8vo, green cloth wtih gilt lettering to spine. Toy 1208: "A voyage in the chartered 44' diesel cruiser Lady Catherine from Lough Derg up the Shannon to the head of navigation and then, by canal, to Dublin, made to acquaint the author's four boys, all born in California, with Ireland. There are navigational hazards along this course which were overcome, but sometimes only barely. Wibberley lacks the ability to write a du... View more info

Toward A Distant Island : A Sailor's Odyssey.

By: WIBBERLEY, Leonard

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Ives Washburn, Inc., New York, 1966,:

Seller ID: 92957


WIBBERLEY, Leonard. Toward A Distant Island : A Sailor's Odyssey. New York : Ives Washburn, Inc., (1966). Pp (8),1-215,(1),+ 16 pp plates. Endpaper Maps. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Toy 260: "A description of many yars of cruising, told in a discursive way, beginning in the Caribbean before World War II, and then, after the war, mostly in Southern California waters." Includes the story of a voyage in the yawl Bahia from San Pedro, California, to Honolulu, Hawaii, and return. Cloth spotted with waterstain to foot of spine, inkstamp, else good in rubbed and waterstained, bu... View more info

Ventures into the Deep : The Thrill of Scuba Diving. 2nd pr in dj

By: WIBBERLEY, Leonard.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Ives Washburn, Inc.,, New York, 1964,:

Seller ID: 80254


WIBBERLEY, Leonard. Ventures into the Deep : The Thrill of Scuba Diving. With photographs by Don Siverts. New York : Ives Washburn, Inc., (Decemmber 1964). Second Printing. Pp (10),1-177,(5),+ 8 pp. Photos. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Not in Anderson. Browning to endpaper dusty, gutters, name, else very good in rubbed and nicked dustjacket. 15.00 View more info

Historic Maritime Maps.

By: WIGAL, Donald.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Sirocco, London , 2007, ISBN:9781844843893:

Seller ID: 92020


WIGAL, Donald. Historic Maritime Maps. (London : Sirocco, 2007). Pp [1]-255,(1). Illustrated. Maps. 4to, illustrated blue paper covered boards, with matching dustjacket. Contents : 1. Maps and Exploring. 2. Discovering New Worlds, West and East: 1400-1500. 3. Beyond the New World: 1500-1550. 4. Bridging the Oceans: 1550-1600. 5. The Renaissance of Discovery: 1600-1700. 6. Sailing Towards the Modern World: 1700-1900. Conclusion. ADDITIONAL SHIPPING MAY APPLY DUE TO ITS WEIGHT AND SIZE. Very good in dustjacket. 25.00 View more info

Arctic Fever : The Search for the Northwest Passage.. 1st in dj

By: WILKINSON, Doug PARRY, Edward) FROBISHER, Martin) HEARNE, Samuel)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Clarke, Irwin & Company, Toronto / Vancouver, 1971,:

Seller ID: 63305


WILKINSON, Doug. Arctic Fever : The Search for the Northwest Passage. Toronto / Vancouver : Clarke, Irwin & Company, 1971. First Printing. Pp (12),[3]-154 + 16 p of illustrations. 8vo, blue cloth. Chapters : 1. The Chimera; 2. Journey to Baffin Island; 3. Arctic Wanderers; 4. Across the North Atlantic; 5. Who Was Martin Frobisher?; 6. All Is Not Gold...; 7. Journey to Hudson Bay; 8. Who Was Samuel Hearne?; 9. By Land to the Northern Ocean; 10. Where Is the Northwest Passage?; 11. Journey to the High Arctic; 12. Who Was Edward Parry?; 13. Farthest West!; 14. The First Wintering; 15. Who Was Joh... View more info

St. Lawrence Waterway Understandings. An article in International Journal, Vol. 10, No. 4, Autumn, 1955

By: WILLOUGHBY, William R. WATKINS, Ernest MEISEL, John

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Canadian Institute of International Affairs, Toronto , 1955,:

Seller ID: 92835


WILLOUGHBY, William R. “The St. Lawrence Waterway Understandings.” An article in International Journal, Vol. X, No. 4, Autumn, 1955, pp 242-252. Toronto : Published Quarterly by The Canadian Institute of International Affairs, 1955. Pp (2),[235]-310,(2). 8vo, blue printed card covers. Other contents: Britain and Europe (by Ernest Watkins); Security and Stability: A North Atlantic Approach (by John Meisel); The Oslo Conference, 1955 (by James A. Gibson); The Anatomy of a Crisis: Uganda,1953-55 (by R. C. Pratt); and more. Lightly browned, else very good. The whole issue for 15.00 View more info