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Curtiss Aircraft 1907-1947.

By: BOWERS, Peter M.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Naval Institute Press, Annapolis, MD, 1988, ISBN:0870211528:

Seller ID: 91780


BOWERS, Peter M. Curtiss Aircraft 1907-1947. (Annapplis, MD) : Naval Institute Press, (1988). Second Printing. Pp (6),1-636,(2). Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. “This important book is a complete history of the pioneer work of Glenn Curtiss and of the subsequent companies which bore his name. Glenn Curtiss was involved in some of the earliest practical flying experiments with gliders and powered aircraft. Before the First World War he had built the America flying-boat, which was sold to Britain and led to the Royal Naval Air Service's family of Felixstowe patrol flying... View more info

Ships and Men of the Great Lakes. IN DJ.

By: BOYER, Dwight

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Dodd, Mead & Co., New York, 1977, ISBN:0396074464:

Seller ID: 22360


B0YER, Dwight. Ships and Men of the Great Lakes. New York: Dodd, Mead & Co., (1977). Pp. [i]-xii,(2),1-208,(2), + 16 p. of plates. Illustrated. 8vo, grey cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Includes chapters dealing with the Daniel J. Morrell, the Soo City, the W.W. Arnold, the Edmund Fitzgerald, and others. Small abrasion to front pastedown, else very good in spine-spotted, price-clipped dust jacket. 15.00 View more info

Captain Kidd's Gold

By: BOYS' AND GIRLS' FICTION] CROWE, Jack

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Raphael Tuck and Sons, London, 0,:

Seller ID: 56591


[BOYS' AND GIRLS' FICTION]. Captain Kidd's Gold. Illustrated by Jack Crowe.London: Raphael Tuck and Sons, [n.d.]. Pp. 125. 8vo, illustrated blue pape r covered boards. A volume in the Boys' and Girls' Fiction series. Spine ends chipped, spine and edges worn, pages browned, ffep removed, else g. 10.00 View more info

Dictionary of Shipping / International Trade Terms and Abbreviations. 2nd Ed.

By: BRANCH, Alan E.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Witherby & Co., London , 1982, ISBN:0900886706:

Seller ID: 92670


BRANCH, Alan E. Dictionary of Shipping / International Trade Terms and Abbreviations. London : Witherby & Co. Ltd., (1982). Second Edition. Pp i-xv,(1),1-279,(1). Illustrated. 8vo, pale green card covers, lettered in green. Very good. 40.00 View more info

Tall Ships of Today in Photographs.

By: BRAYNARD, Frank O.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Dover Publications, New York, 1993, ISBN:0486271633:

Seller ID: 91852


BRAYNARD, Frank O. The Tall Ships of Today in Photographs. New York : DoverPublications, Inc., (1993). First Edition. Pp [i]-xvi,[1]-127,(1). Illustr ated. 4to, illustrated card covers, black spine. “Nearly 100 ships are included: Amerigo Vespucci, Black Pearl, Bluenose II, Bounty, Clearwater, Constitution, Cutty Sark, Danmark, Eagle, Joseph Conrad, Mayflower, Peking, Sea Cloud, Shenandoah, Star of India, Tovarisch, Victory, Viking ... and many more.” - from the back cover. Very good. 15.00 View more info

Fishing Off the Grand Banks. A photo-spread in Scribner's Magazine, Vol. 102, No. 5, November, 1937

By: BREEDLOVE, Bernard. BOND, Nelson S.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons, New York , 1937,:

Seller ID: 91769


BREEDLOVE, Bernard. “Fishing Off the Grand Banks.” A photo-spread in Scribner's Magazine, Vol. CII, No. 5, November, 1937, pp 55-59. New York : Charles Scribner's Sons, 1937. Pp 1-99,(1). Illustrated. Double and Triple Column. 4to, colour illustrated stapled wrappers. Bernard Breedlove spent three years as a radio operator on fishing boats and is a free-lance photo-journalist. Other contents : short stories by Nelson S. Bond, Mark Schorer, HarlanHatcher, and Helen Worth; articles and features; a print - “Sleeping Child ” by Isabel Bishop. Wear to spine, rubbed, corner creased, else goo... View more info

Army Quarterly and Defence Journal. Vol. 120, No. 1, January 1990

By: BRIDGE, T.D. (ed.). McGEOCH, Ian MUNDAY, Richard RAMSEY, Russell W.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: West of England Press, Publishers, Tavistock, Devon, 1990,:

Seller ID: 90200


BRIDGE, T.D. (ed.). The Army Quarterly and Defence Journal. Vol. 120, No. 1, January 1990. (Tavistock, Devon : Army Quarterly and Defence Journal, 1990). Pp (4),1-128,(4),+ 8 pp plates. 8vo, red printed card covers. Nautical content : Vice Admiral Sir Ian McGeoch's “U-Boats: the failure that nearly brought Britain to defeat” [German and British submarines: but the Germans almost won the undersea war] (pp 71-73). Other contents : Richard Munday's “Switzerland Without an Army?”; Lt. Col. Russell Ramsey's “Columbia's War: the Facts about her Army and her Allies”; Anoushiravan Ehtesham... View more info

Army Quarterly and Defence Journal. Vol. 120, No. 2, April 1990.

By: BRIDGE, T.D. (ed.). McGEOCH, Ian REYNOLDS, Oliver THORNE, I.D.P.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: West of England Press, Publishers, Tavistock, Devon, 1990,:

Seller ID: 90201


BRIDGE, T.D. (ed.). The Army Quarterly and Defence Journal. Vol. 120, No. 2, April 1990. (Tavistock, Devon : Army Quarterly and Defence Journal, 1990). Pp (4),129-256,(4),+ 8 pp plates. 8vo, red printed card covers. Nautical content: Vice Admiral Sir Ian McGeoch's “NIMS' the word” [“How do Captains view the new prospect of seagoing WRNS?”] (pp 170-173). Contents : T.D. Bridge's “Brazil's army: green to cut costs”; Maj. Oliver Reynolds's "A Captain at large in the province: impressions of Northern Ireland 1968-9”; I.D.P.Thorne's “Jerusalem: a myth of 1917”; and much more. ... View more info

Sway of the Grand Saloon : A Social History of the North Atlantic. 1st UK in dj

By: BRINNIN, John Malcolm

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Macmillan, London, 1972,:

Seller ID: 91991


BRINNIN, John Malcolm. The Sway of the Grand Saloon : A Social History of the North Atlantic. (London): Macmillan, (1972). First UK Printing. Pp. (6),vii-xxii,(2),3-599,(3), + 48 p. of black and white plates. Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine, top edge dyed blue. Laugher p.58. Nova Scotian references throughout. Of extra interest as Brinnin was born in Halifax. "Along with the stories of the development and construction of great ships -- the S.S. Great Eastern launched in 1860, where every cabin had a bath disguised as a sofa, the Ile de France, which shortened the deli... View more info

determinants of shipping rates: A North Atlantic case study. An article in Transport Logistics, Vol. 1, No. 1. 1996

By: BROOKS, M.R., and K.J. BUTTON. GIANNOPOULOS, G.A. LIEB, R.C.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: VSP, Zeist, The Netherlands, 1996,:

Seller ID: 91704


BROOKS, M.R., and K.J. BUTTON. “The determinants of shipping rates: A NorthAtlantic case study.” An article in Transport Logistics, Vol. 1, No. 1. 19 96, pp 21-30. Zeist, The Netherlands : VSP, 1996. Pp [1]-82,(6). 8vo, blue and white card covers. Other contents : The empty running and return loading of road goods vehicles (by A.C. McKinnon, pp 1-19); Implications of European transport telematics on advanced logistics and distribution (by G.A. Giannopoulos, pp 31-49); CEO perspectives on the current status and future prospects of the third-party logistics industry in the United States (by ... View more info

Monitoring Transportation Regulatory Reform

By: BROOKS, Mary R. GRATWICK, John COMBER, Mary Anne

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Oceans Institute of Canada, Halifax, N.S., 1988, ISBN:0770392504:

Seller ID: 91715


BROOKS, Mary R., Mary Anne COMBER, and John GRATWICK Monitoring Transportation Regulatory Reform. (Halifax, N.S.: The Oceans Institute of Canada, 1988). Pp [i]-vi,[1]-58. 8vo, white card covers. Contents : 1. Introduction. 2.National Transportation Act 1987. 3. The Shipping Conferences Exemption Ac t 1987. 4. Coasting Trade and Commercial Marine Activities Act. 5. The 1987Amendments to Canada Shipping Act. 6. Other Items of Interest. 7. Elements of a Monitoring Strategy. Very good. 15.00 View more info

Wings of the Navy : Flying Allied Carrier Aircraft of World War Two.

By: BROWN, Eric, Capt. GREEN, William SWANBOROUGH, Gordon

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Jane's Publishing Company, London / Sydney , 1980, ISBN:071060002X:

Seller ID: 91862


BROWN, Eric, Capt. Wings of the Navy : Flying Allied Carrier Aircraft of World War Two. Edited by William Green and Gordon Swanborough. Illustrated with cutaway and cockpit interior drawings by John Weal and Aviagraphica General arrangement drawings by Dennis Punnett. London / Sydney : Jane's Publishing Company, (1980). Pp [i]-v,(1),7-176. Illustrated. Double Column. 4to, blue cloth, silver lettering to spine. Contents : Fairey Swordfish; Vought Chesapeake; Blackburn Skua and Roc; Grumman Wildcat; Douglas Dauntless; Fairey Fulmar; Vought Corsair; Curtiss Helldiver; Fairey Barracuda; Hawker Sea... View more info

Selection from the Book Inuk. An article in Omnibook Best-Seller Magazine, Vol. 13, No. 11, October 1951

By: BULIARD, Roger.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: 1951,:

Seller ID: 91929


BULIARD, Roger. “Selection from the Book Inuk.” An article in Omnibook Best-Seller Magazine, Vol. 13, No. 11, October 1951, pp 36-49, illustrated. NewYork : Omnibook, Inc., 1951. Pp [1]-127,(1). Illustrated. Double Column. 8 vo, illustrated red and white stapled card covers. A stirring tale of Eskimo life and adventure. Spine browned, else very good. 10.00 View more info

Cruise of the Cachelot : Round the World After Sperm Whales.

By: BULLEN, Frank T.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: International Book and Publishing Co., New York , 1899,:

Seller ID: 92952


BULLEN, Frank T. The Cruise of the Cachelot : Round the World After Sperm Whales. Illustrated. New York : International Book and Publishing Co., 1899.Pp [i]-xx,[1]-379,(3), frontis + 7 plates + folding map. 8vo, decorated gr een cloth, black lettering to front board and spine. A book for boys on theSouth Sea sperm whale fishery. Wear to spine ends and corners, rubbed, boo kplate, inkstamp, ship picture pasted to inside back cover, else a good copy. 30.00 View more info

Great Ice Ship Bear: Eighty-Nine Years in Polar Seas.. 1st US pr, in dj

By: BURROUGHS, Polly DOUGLAS, Robert, consultant

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Van Nostrand Reinhold, New York , 1970,:

Seller ID: 16405


BURROUGHS, Polly. The Great Ice Ship Bear : Eighty-Nine Years in Polar Seas. Consultant, Robert Douglas. New York : Van Nostrand Reinhold Co., (1970).First Printing. Pp 104. 8vo, grey cloth. A history of the ship, purchased by the United States in 1884, that took to the Arctic the likes of Greely, Byrd, and many others during its lengthy career. Very good in lightly nicked dust jacket. 25.00 View more info

Nigel Calder's Cruising Handbook : A Compendium for Coastal and Offshore Sailors.

By: CALDER, Nigel.

Price: $28.00

Publisher: International Marine / McGraw-Hill, Camden, Maine , 2001, ISBN:0071350993:

Seller ID: 91577


CALDER, Nigel. Nigel Calder's Cruising Handbook : A Compendium for Coastal and Offshore Sailors. Camden, Maine : International Marine / McGraw-Hill, (2001). Fifth Printing. Pp [i]-xviii,[1]-588,(2). Illustrated. Maps. Index. Double Column. 4to, illustrated red paper covered boards. Contents : Part I. – The Boat. 1. A Boat for Cruising. 2. On Deck. 3. Cruising Accommodations: Fusing Functionality at Sea with Comfort on the Hook. 4. Electrical Systems. 5. The Rest of the Systems. 6. Acquisition Strategies. Part II. – Cruising Skills. 7. Boat Handling Under Power and Sail. 8. Piloting, Naviga... View more info

With the Corners Off : My Adventurous Life on Land and Sea.. US no dj

By: CAMPBELL, A.B.

Price: $17.00

Publisher: Lippincott, 1938,:

Seller ID: 19965


CAMPBELL, A.B. Commander. With the Corners Off : My Adventurous Life on Land and Sea. Phil.: J.B. Lippincott Co., (1938). Pp 291. 8vo, orange cloth. Chapters of particular interest: 12. With the Mine-Sweepers; 13. Armed Merchantmen; 16. The Pacific Isles; 17. The End of H.M.S. Oranto. Gift inscription, else vg. 17.00 View more info

With the Corners Off : My Adventurous Life on Land and Sea.. UK no dj

By: CAMPBELL, A.B.

Price: $17.00

Publisher: Harrap, London, 1937,:

Seller ID: 14342


CAMPBELL, A.B., Commander. With the Corners Off : My Adventurous Life on Land and Sea. London: George G. Harrap & Co., (1937). Pp 291. 8vo, red cloth.Chapters of particular interest: 12. With the Mine-Sweepers; 13. Armed Mer chantmen; 16. The Pacific Isles; 17. The End of H.M.S. Oranto. Spotting to rear board, foxed, gift inscription, else vg. 17.00 View more info

Salute the Red Duster. 2nd UK in dj

By: CAMPBELL, A.B. MOUNTEVANS, Admiral Lord, foreword

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Christopher Johnson, London, 1953,:

Seller ID: 19874


CAMPBELL, Commander A.B. Salute the Red Duster. With a foreword by Admiral Lord Mountevans. London : Christopher Johnson, (1953). Second Printing. Pp 207. Illustrated. 8vo, yellow cloth. Commander Campbell's account of the Merchant Navy's exploits in World War Two. Chapters : A Malta Convoy; Operation Dynamo; A Woman's Story; North Atlantic Battles; Open Boats; The AmateurDoctor; Russian Convoy; The Surface Raider; The Joessing Fjord Incident; W ar in the Far East; Every Time Lucky; The Merchant navy Returns. Name, elsevg in dj. 35.00 View more info

Great Moments at Sea.

By: CAMPBELL, A.B., Commander.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Phoenix House, London , 1957,:

Seller ID: 92667


CAMPBELL, A.B., Commander. Great Moments at Sea. Illustrated by Bruce Cornwell. London : Phoenix House Ltd, (1957). First Edition. Pp [1]-128. Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth, silver lettering to spine. “Nothing gives a bigger thrill than that of the great stories of the sea. Every generation produces its own outstanding epic. In peace or war the drama produces some of the greatest moments of human courage. Commander Campbell brings ten of them to life - some of them stories of almost legendary fair excitement: the Cossack's capture of the Altmark, the sinking of the Graf Spee, and Captain Carl... View more info