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Queen Mary 2 : Book of Comparisons.

By: WILLS, Elspeth

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Open Agency, London, 2003, ISBN:095424513X:

Seller ID: 92540


(WILLS, Elspeth). Queen Mary 2 : Book of Comparisons. (London : The Open Agency, 2003). Pp (4),1-143,(1). Illustrated. Oblong 8vo, blue illustrated paper covered boards, with matching dustjacket. Contents : Introduction; The vital statistics of a Queen; Engineering wonder of the 21st century; A small town on the ocean; Getting there is half the fun; Queen Mary 2 profile; A164 year old tradition. Very good in dustjacket. 20.00 View more info

Under Eight Flags. Vol. II : 1948-1957 : The Next Ten Years at Sea.

By: WINSTANLEY, Anthony F. (Tony).

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Fleming Printing, Victoria, B.C., 1998, ISBN:0969992017:

Seller ID: 93284


WINSTANLEY, Anthony F. (Tony). Under Eight Flags. Vol. II : 1948-1957 : TheNext Ten Years at Sea. (Victoria, B.C.: Fleming Printing Ltd., 1998). Pp [ i]-x,[1]-231,(3). Illustrated. Index. 8vo, illustrated blue card covers. “After 11 years at sea, Tony Winstanley saw little reason for staying in the British Merchant Navy. He had reached a dead end. Difficulty with passing exams, and the prospect of long absences from home cast a gloomy future. Theanswer was to emigrate to Canada, to make a new life for himself and his f amily. This meant finding a good job ashore. This second volume of memoir... View more info

Boat Officer's Handbook.

By: WINTERS, David D., Lieut.

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Naval Institute Press, Annapolis, MD, 1981, ISBN:0870211021:

Seller ID: 92411


WINTERS, David D., Lieut. The Boat Officer's Handbook. Annapolis, MD : Naval Institute Press, (1981). Pp [i]-x,(2),[1]-151,(3). Illustrated. Index. 8vo, illustrated green card covers, lettered in white. Contents : 1. Responsibility and Chain of Command in Boats. 2. Seamanship. 3. Piloting. 4. Boating Etiquette and Insignia. Appendices : A. Navy Boats. B. Checklists. C. Special Equipment. D. Special Signals. E. Boat Officer PQS Theory. F. Boating Terms and Definitions. G. Aids to Navigation Illustrated. Rubbed, else verygood. 14.00 View more info

Fitting Out. Fourth Edition in dustjacket

By: WOODCOCK, Percy

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Frederick Muller, London, 1948,:

Seller ID: 67127


WOODCOCK, Percy. Fitting Out. London : Frederick Muller Ltd., (1948). Fourth Edition. Pp. (4),v-vii,(1),9-86,(2). Illustrated with diagrams in the text. 12mo, yellow cloth with black lettering to front & spine. Toy 5041. British boating author who wrote for Yachting World. A slim volume on the fitting out of a yacht. Contents:Foreword; 1. Bilges and Ballast. Below deck, 2. On deck. Leaks. Caulking. Deck coverings, 3. Masts and Spars, 4. Topsides. Bottom. Cutting in the waterline. 5. Standard rigging. Running gear. Dressing ... View more info

Wreck of the Maid of Athens Being the Journal of Emily Wooldridge 1869-1870. UK in dj.

By: WOOLDRIDGE, Emily IRVING, Laurence, ed. and ill.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Geoffrey Bles, London, 1952,:

Seller ID: 30894


WOOLDRIDGE, Emily. The Wreck of the Maid of Athens: Being the Journal of Emily Wooldridge 1869-1870; Edited and illustrated by Laurence Irving. London: Geoffrey Bles, (1952). Pp 159. 8vo, blue cloth. An account of the voyage of a merchant sailing vessel which wrecked while rounding Cape Horn, and ofthe small boat voyage to safety accomplished by some of her crew. Written by the wife of the Captain, who was the only woman aboard the vessel. "At the end of November 1869 The Maid of Athens, of some 230 tons, set sail fromLiverpool bound for the Pacific coast of South America with a mixed carg... View more info

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Woolf Studies Annual, Volume 15, 2009

By: WOOLF, Virginia) JOHNSTON, Georgia LEONE, Leah TROMANHAUSER, Vicki

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Pace University Press, New York, 2009, ISBN:0944473938: 2009

Seller ID: 99160

ISBN: 0944473938


(WOOLF, Virginia). Woolf Studies Annual, Volume 15, 2009. New York: Pace University Press, 2009. Pp. (8),[1]-235,(9). 8vo, orange cardcovers, with manuscript reproduction to front cover.Of nautical interest: Georgia Johnston's "Virginia Woolf's Talk on the Dreadnought Hoax" (pp. 1-46). Also includes: Leah Leone's "A Translation of His Own: Borges and 'A Room of One's Own"; Vicki Tromanhauser's "Animal Life and Human Sacrifice in 'Between the Acts'"; Jacqueline Doyle's "Thinking Back Through Her Mothers: Judith Ortiz Cofer and Virginia Woolf"; Jane Lilien... View more info

WCTR '86 : Research for Tomorrow's Transport Requirements : Proceedings of the World Conference on Transport Research, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, May 1986

By: World Conference on Transport Research SLETMO, Gunnar K. MARCUS, Henry S. TEMPLE, S.R.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Centre for Transportation Studies, University of British Columbia, Vancouver , 1986,:

Seller ID: 91992


(World Conference on Transport Research). WCTR '86 : Research for Tomorrow's Transport Requirements : Proceedings of the World Conference on TransportResearch, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, May 1986. [In Two Volumes]. Vancouver : The Centre for Transportation Studies, University of British C olumbia, 1986. Pp (8),1-927,(1); (9),928-1850,(4). Maps. 8vo, blue and white card covers. Theme Iv : International Shipping and Ports (pp 733-964) : The Transformation of Shipping and the Role of Ship Management (by Gunnar K.Sletmo); The Role of Financial Institutions in Shipping Markets (by P. S. D... View more info

ollision Regulations as Amended 1981 : The Navigator's guide to the Rules of the Road

By: WRIGHT, C.H.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: James Laver Printing Company , Liverpool, England, 1983, ISBN:0904825140:

Seller ID: 92918


WRIGHT, C.H. The Collision Regulations as Amended 1981 : The Navigator's guide to the “Rules of the Road”. These amended regulations are scheduled to come into force internationally on 1st June 1983. Liverpool (UK) : James Laver Printing Company Limited, 1983. First Edition. Pp [1]-84. Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated blue card covers. Rubbed, corners bumped, else very good. 10.00 View more info

Submarine Technology for the 21st Century. Second Edition.

By: ZIMMERMAN, Stan.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Trafford Publishing, Victoria, B.C., 2000, ISBN:1552123308:

Seller ID: 91509


ZIMMERMAN, Stan. Submarine Technology for the 21st Century. Second Edition.(Victoria, B.C.: Trafford Publishing, 2000). Third Printing. Pp (6),i-iv,1 -219,(5). Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated green card covers, lettered in white. Contents : The Increasingly Desirable Submarine; Nuclear Propulsion Pushes Against Diminishing Returns; Air-Independent Propulsion Heat Engines; Chemical AIP: Silent Power; Hulls, Polymers and Hydrodynamics; Silence Makes Perfect; Weapons Expand the Lethal Envelope; The Sensors of a Submarine; Tomorrow's Submarines; Appendices. Very good. 25.00 View more info