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Comeback : My Race for the America's Cup.

By: CONNER, Dennis, with Bruce STANNARD.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: St. Martin's Press, New York, 1987, ISBN:0312009003:

Seller ID: 93048


CONNER, Dennis, with Bruce STANNARD. Comeback : My Race for the America's Cup. Foreword by Walter Cronkite. Paul C. Larson, Consulting Editor. New York : St. Martin's Press, (1987). First Printing. Pp [i]-xv,(1),1-239,(1),+ 16 pp plates. Diagrams. Index. 8vo, red cloth spine, blue paper covered boards, gilt lettering to spine. "Comeback is the incredible inside story of the making of an American hero: Dennis Conner, the first man to lose the America's Cup - sailing's Holy grail - and the first to win it back. In the straight -shooting and colorful style of a born raconteur, Conner reveals ... View more info

Honour Redeemed : A Markham of the Marines novel. First American Edition in dustjacket

By: CONNERY, Tom DONACHIE, David, pseud]

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Regnery Publishing, Washington, 2000, ISBN:089526255x:

Seller ID: 91813


CONNERY, Tom. Honour Redeemed : A Markham of the Marines novel. Washington,DC: Regnery Publishing, (2000). First US Printing. Pp. (6),[1]-328,(2). 8v o, blue paper covered boards with copper lettering to spine. The second Markham of the Marines adventure novel, written under pseudonym by Scottish historical novelist David Donachie, documenting Lieutenant Markham's efforts to seize the island of Corsica from the French, with his fellow Royal Marines. Very good in unclipped dust jacket. 16.00 View more info

Cap'n Jonah's Fortune : A Story of Cape Cod.

By: COOPER, James A.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: World Syndicate Publishing Co., Cleveland . New York, 1933,:

Seller ID: 91560


COOPER, James A. Cap'n Jonah's Fortune : A Story of Cape Cod. Cleveland . New York : The World Syndicate Publishing Co., (1933). Pp [i]-vi,(2),1-340,(4). 8vo, blue cloth, black lettering to front board and spine. A volume in The Heroine Series. Through this story “runs the salt of the never-resting sea. The thrilling scenes of storm and stress, broadly humorous one minute and highly romantic the next...” - from the dj. Front cover scratched, tearto top edge of one leaf, else very good in spine-sunned, edge-worn and tor n dustjacket. 20.00 View more info

Elements of Navigation. 2nd in dj

By: COTTER, Charles H.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Pitman, London, 1965,:

Seller ID: 91807


COTTER, Charles H. The Elements of Navigation. With separate tide table supplement. (London): Isaac Pitman, (1965). Second Printing. Pp. (4),v-viii,[1]-535,(1). Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth. Toy 2689. A thorough overview of the principles of navigation, conceived and written specifically for marine professionals. Slightly cocked, stamp to ffep, else very good in nicked, unclipped dust jacket. 30.00 View more info

Woman of the Year - 1842 :. : The Story of Eliza Ruggles Raymond and Mutiny on the Slave Ship Amistad. Signed

By: COUSINS, Leone Banks N.S. Historical Quarterly 06:4 offprint RAYMOND, Elizabeth Ruggles

Price: $35.00

Publisher: 1976,: 1976

Seller ID: 6413


COUSINS, Leone Banks. Woman of the Year - 1842 : The Story of Eliza Ruggles Raymond and Mutiny on the Slave Ship Amistad. N.d. [197?]. "Printed by McCurdy Printing Co. Ltd.". Pp (2),1-27,(3). With 2 b&w illustrations in the text. 8vo (153 x 228 mm), stapled art-illustrated art-illustrated matte cream cardcovers. Leone Banks Cousins, née Banks (b. 1903). Eliza Ruggles Raymond, née Ruggles (b. April , 1817 - d. 1908). An early adventure of Ruggles (1817-1908), of Dempsey Corner, Kings County, who went on to become the first Nova Scotian missionary t... View more info

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By the Sound of Her Whistle. First Edition in dustjacket

By: CRAIG, John

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Peter Martin Associates, 1966,: 1966

Seller ID: 14318


CRAIG, John. By the Sound of Her Whistle. Drawings by Fred Craig. Toronto: Peter Martin Associates, (1966). First Edition. Pp. (10),9-190. Map endpapers. Large 8vo, black cloth with pressed titles to front and white lettering to spine. "This is the story of steam navigation in the Kawartha Lakes and the Valley of the Trent in Central Ontario. It is a book about steamboats - tall-stacked, shallowdraft wood-burners." - from the dj. Contents: 1. "Stop the Engine"; 2. "A Very Excellent Family"; 3. The Newcastle Frontier; 4. "I Will Go No Further"; 5... View more info

Iron Men, Wooden Women. pbk

By: CREIGHTON, Margaret S., ed NORLING, Lisa, ed. Gender Relations in the American Experience Series)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Johns Hopkins, Baltimore, MD, 1996, ISBN:0801851602:

Seller ID: 27745


CREIGHTON, Margaret S. and Lisa NORLING, eds. Iron Men, Wooden Women: Gender and Seafaring in the Atlantic World, 1700-1920. Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins University Press, (1996). First Printing. Pp 293. 8vo, illustrated white card covers. A volume in the Gender Relations in the American Experience Series. "In this ground-breaking interdisciplinary study, Margaret Creighton, Lisa Norling, and their co-authors explore the relationship of gender and seafaring in the Anglo-American age of sail. Drawing on a wide range of American and British sources- from diaries, logbooks, and account ledger... View more info

Man Behind the Lighthouse. An article on a manned New Brunswick lighthouse in The Atlantic Advocate, Vol. 77, No. 6, February 1987

By: CRIGHTON, Richard. Atlantic Advocate, Vol. 77, No. 6 PERRY, Margaret L. CUNNINGHAM, Louis Arthur

Price: $10.00

Publisher: 1987,:

Seller ID: 92058


CRIGHTON, Richard. "The Man Behind the Lighthouse." An article on a manned New Brunswick lighthouse in The Atlantic Advocate, Vol. 77, No. 6, February1987, pp. 47-49, with 2 photos. Triple column. Pp [1]-[64] including cover s. Illustrated. Large 8vo, illustrated stapled wrappers. Also, "Dairytown: The Best Butter in Canada” by Heather Dunsmuir; “Louis Arthur Cunningham, Part 2” by Ted Jones; “China: A New Venture in an Old World, Part 2” by GlenHancock; “Winter In The Maritimes” by Heather Dunsmuir; “Industry '87- -Ai l Atlantic Overview”; “Big Brothers and Sis... View more info

Saladin : Piracy, Mutiny and Murder on the High Seas : A Historical Narrative. uncorrected page proof.

By: CROOKER, William and Elizabeth PEIRCE

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Nimbus, Halifax, 2006,:

Seller ID: 71398


CROOKER, William and Elizabeth PEIRCE. Saladin : Piracy, Mutiny and Murder on the High Seas : A Historical Narrative . (Halifax): Nimbus, 2006. Uncorrected Page Proof. Pp. (4),1-119,(1). 8vo, illustrated red card covers. A piece of historical nautical fiction dealing with piracy off the Nova Scotiancoast in the middle of the nineteenth century. Light shelfwear, else very good. 10.00 View more info

Pleasure and Leisure Boating : A Practical Handbook. First Edition.

By: CROSSLEY, Sydney.

Price: $450.00

Publisher: A.D. Innes & Company, Limited, London, 1899,:

Seller ID: 91513


CROSSLEY, Sydney. Pleasure and Leisure Boating : A Practical Handbook. London : A.D. Innes & Company, Limited, 1899. First Edition. Pp (4),[v]-viii,[1]-256,[i]-viii (ads). Index. 8vo, pictorial green cloth, top edge dyed green. Toy 1845, Cassell 511, Cohen, The Thames,1580-1980: A General Bibliography, p.277. "A charming, attractively designed book, which is very helpful in gaining an understanding of British pleasure boating on inland waters at the turn of the century." - Toy. And, as an earlier bookseller put it, "Strong overtones of Jerome K Jerome, or perhaps Ratty." Conten... View more info

Crowsnest : The Royal Canadian Navy's Magazine. Vol. 02, No. 11, September,1950

By: Crowsnest

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Edmond Cloutier, Ottawa , 1950,:

Seller ID: 92072


(Crowsnest). The Crowsnest : The Royal Canadian Navy's Magazine. Vol. 2, No. 11, September, 1950. (Ottawa : Edmond Cloutier, 1950). Pp 1-32. Illustrated. Triple Column. 4to, illustrated blue and white stapled wrappers. Contents : RCN News Review; Radio Aids to Navigation; Re-Engagement; The Man of the Month; Officers and Men: Smiths Common? Not This Kind; The Bulletin Board; Promotion Scheme Streamlined; Looking Astern; Afloat and Ashore; HMCS “Huron” Reports; Debunking the Rumours; The Navy Plays; Quite a Record!; Comrades in Arms. Cover photo of the 50-square-metre sloop Tuna on her way ... View more info

Crowsnest : The Royal Canadian Navy's Magazine. Vol. 03, No. 10, August, 1951

By: Crowsnest

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Edmond Cloutier, Ottawa , 1951,:

Seller ID: 92073


(Crowsnest). The Crowsnest : The Royal Canadian Navy's Magazine. Vol. 3, No. 10, August, 1951. (Ottawa : Edmond Cloutier, 1951). Pp 1-32. Illustrated.Triple Column. 4to, illustrated blue and white stapled wrappers. Contents : RCN News Review; Ontario 'Down Under'; Admiral Percy W. Nelles; Half-Yearly Promotions; Officers and Men; Lower Deck Advancements; Man of the Month;Looking Astern; The Bulletin Board; F.C. Aggett Heads NOAC: Afloat and Ash ore; The Navy Plays; Korean Adventure. Cover photo of HMCS Magnificent. Inside front cover photo of HMCS Beacon Hill. Rubbed, waterstain to top cornert... View more info

Crowsnest : The Royal Canadian Navy's Magazine. Vol. 03, No. 10, August, 1951

By: Crowsnest

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Edmond Cloutier, Ottawa , 1951,:

Seller ID: 92074


(Crowsnest). The Crowsnest : The Royal Canadian Navy's Magazine. Vol. 3, No. 10, August, 1951. (Ottawa : Edmond Cloutier, 1951). Pp 1-32. Illustrated.Triple Column. 4to, illustrated blue and white stapled wrappers. Contents : RCN News Review; Ontario 'Down Under'; Admiral Percy W. Nelles; Half-Yearly Promotions; Officers and Men; Lower Deck Advancements; Man of the Month;Looking Astern; The Bulletin Board; F.C. Aggett Heads NOAC: Afloat and Ash ore; The Navy Plays; Korean Adventure. Cover photo of HMCS Magnificent. Inside front cover photo of HMCS Beacon Hill. RRubbed, short tear to fore-edge,... View more info

Crowsnest : The Royal Canadian Navy's Magazine. Vol. 04, No. 06, April, 1952

By: Crowsnest

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Edmond Cloutier, Ottawa , 1952,:

Seller ID: 92077


(Crowsnest). The Crowsnest : The Royal Canadian Navy's Magazine. Vol. 4, No. 6, April, 1952. (Ottawa : Edmond Cloutier, 1952). Pp 1-36. Illustrated. Triple Column. 4to, illustrated blue and white stapled wrappers. Contents : RCN News Review; Last Patrol; Man of the Month; The Cruel Sea; Officers andMen; Lower Deck Promotions; An Eventful Cruise; An Auspicious Debut; Sioux Makes Like Aircraft Carrier; Sailors Study World Affairs; Afloat and Ashor e; The Navy Plays. Cover photo of the Canadian destroyer HMCS Nootka being fuelled by the American aircraft carrier USS Bataan. Inside front cover pho... View more info

Crowsnest : The Royal Canadian Navy's Magazine. Vol. 13, No. 12, October, 1961

By: Crowsnest

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Roger Duhamel, Ottawa , 1961,:

Seller ID: 89474


(Crowsnest). The Crowsnest : The Royal Canadian Navy's Magazine. Vol. 13, No. 12, October, 1961. (Ottawa : Roger Duhamel, 1961). Pp 1-28. Illustrated.Triple Column. 4to, illustrated white stapled wrappers. Contents : RCN New s Review; Relic or Misfire?; Diving Dentist; Officers and Men; Births and Weddings; The CBC and the RCN; Summer at Quadra; The Canadian War Museum; Omnibus Paratus; Afloat and Ashore; Here and There in the RCN; Science and the Navy; The Navy Plays; Retirements; Naval Lore Corner No. 98. Cover photo of five frigates abreast moving slowly astern under the urgings of harbour ... View more info

Crowsnest : The Royal Canadian Navy's Magazine. Vol. 04, No. 11, September,1952

By: Crowsnest

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Edmond Cloutier, Ottawa , 1952,:

Seller ID: 92080


(Crowsnest). The Crowsnest : The Royal Canadian Navy's Magazine. Vol. 4, No. 11, September, 1952. (Ottawa : Edmond Cloutier, 1952). Pp 1-32. Illustrated. Triple Column. 4to, illustrated blue and white stapled wrappers. Contents : RCN News Review; Athabaskan's Record; Motto Proposed by NOAC; Commodore McCallum to Retire; “The Corner Brook Navy” [Newfoundland]; Three Carriers in One; Officers and Men; Lower Deck Promotions; Navy Days; Afloat and Ashore; Dinner at Gingle's; The Bulletin Board; The Navy Plays; Sea-Going Choristers; Kill the Umpire! Cover photo of the firing of the guns at the ... View more info

Crowsnest : The Royal Canadian Navy's Magazine. Vol. 14, No. 09 and 10, July-August, 1962.

By: Crowsnest

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Roger Duhamel, Ottawa , 1962,:

Seller ID: 91068


(Crowsnest). The Crowsnest : The Royal Canadian Navy's Magazine. Vol. 14, Nos. 9 and 10, July-August, 1962. (Ottawa : Roger Duhamel, 1962). Pp 1-36. Illustrated. Triple Column. 4to, illustrated white stapled wrappers. Contents : RCN News Review; Journey into Asia; Officers and Men; Sea Burial for Commodore; The Benevolent Fund; MASTU Goes Home; Hostess to a Queen; Navigation by Eye; A Speedy Trip; York's Divers; Afloat and Ashore; Home from the Sea; The Plastic Gun Shield; Here and There in the RCN; Books for the Sailor; Retirements; Naval Lore Corner No. 107. Cover photo of an early summer sc... View more info

Crowsnest : The Royal Canadian Navy's Magazine. Vol. 15, No. 03, March, 1963

By: Crowsnest

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Roger Duhamel, Ottawa , 1963,:

Seller ID: 91066


(Crowsnest). The Crowsnest : The Royal Canadian Navy's Magazine. Vol. 15, No. 3, March, 1963. (Ottawa : Roger Duhamel, 1963). Pp 1-28. Illustrated. Triple Column. 4to, illustrated white stapled wrappers. Contents : RCN News Review; Hold Down; Officers and Men; Private Car Rules Changed; HMCS Saskatchewan; Sou-wester; Afloat and Ashore; Knotty Problems; Science and the Navy; Fleet Support; Books for the Sailor; Lower Deck Promotions; Naval Lore Corner No. 114. Cover photo of the Red Ensign being lowered and the White Ensign being hoisted at the commissioning of HMCS Saskatchewan. Inside front c... View more info

Crowsnest : The Royal Canadian Navy's Magazine. Vol. 14, No. 01, November, 1961

By: Crowsnest

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Roger Duhamel, Ottawa , 1961,:

Seller ID: 89475


(Crowsnest). The Crowsnest : The Royal Canadian Navy's Magazine. Vol. 14, No. 1, November, 1961. (Ottawa : Roger Duhamel, 1961). Pp 1-28. Illustrated.Triple Column. 4to, illustrated red stapled wrappers. Contents : RCN News Review; The Prime Task; The Aldergrove Pool; Officers and Men; The Reserve's Summer; Outward Bound; A Mace for Dartmouth; Afloat and Ashore; HMS Egerta's Awnings; Books for the Sailor; The Navy Plays; Retirements; Lower Deck Promotions; Naval Lore Corner No. 99. Cover photo of the frigate Jonquiere decorated for Christmas. Ex-library (inkstamps), rubbed, light soiling to ba... View more info

Crowsnest : The Royal Canadian Navy's Magazine. Vol. 06, No. 11, September,1954

By: Crowsnest

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Edmond Cloutier, Ottawa , 1954,:

Seller ID: 92092


(Crowsnest). The Crowsnest : The Royal Canadian Navy's Magazine. Vol. 6, No. 11, September, 1954. (Ottawa : Edmond Cloutier, 1954). Pp 1-28. Illustrated. Triple Column. 4to, illustrated orange and black stapled wrappers. Contents : RCN News Review; The Great Debate 1954; New and Different; Introducing the New Minister; Crowsnest Crossword [unfilled]; Junior Birdmen; Everybody;'s Darling; The Days of the Doldrums; Officers and Men; Marriages and Births; Afloat and Ashore; The Navy Plays; Lower Deck Promotions; Naval LoreNo. 23. Cover photo of the starboard Oerlikon crew in the coastal escort D ... View more info