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Great Iron Ship. US book club in dj

By: DUGAN, James BRUNEL, I.K.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Harper & Brothers, New York, 1953,:

Seller ID: 18729


DUGAN, James. The Great Iron Ship. New York: Harper & Brothers, (copyright 1953). Book Club Edition. Pp (6),vii-xiii,(3),1-277,(1) + 16 p. of plates. 8vo, navy cloth spine, blue boards. O'Dea 2999, Cohen, The Thames, 1580-1980: A General Bibliography, p.289. On Isambard Kingdom Brunel's The Great Eastern. Chapter 11. "Elephant Spinning a Cobweb" on the Atlantic Cable. Withan index. Vg in chipped dj. 15.00 View more info

Great Iron Ship.

By: DUGAN, James BRUNEL, I.K.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Sutton Publishing, Stroud, Gloucestershire, 2003, ISBN:0750934476:

Seller ID: 93045


DUGAN, James. The Great Iron Ship. (Stroud, Gloucestershire) : Sutton Publishing, (2003). First Thus. Pp [1]-224,+ 16 pp plates. Index. 8vo, illustrated black card covers. Sea O'Dea 2999, Cohen, The Thames, 1580-1980: A General Bibliography, p.289. Chapter 11: "Elephant Spinning a Cobweb" on the Atlantic Cable. With an index. “To her nineteenth-century contemporaries, Brunel's Great Eastern was simply legendary – only Noah's ark could compare. Apart from her stupendous size, the ship's design included many innovative features which were intended to make the voyage to Australia with... View more info

Great Iron Ship. Red Reel lib. ed.

By: DUGAN, James BRUNEL, I.K.)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Harper & Brothers, New York, 1953,:

Seller ID: 68282


DUGAN, James. The Great Iron Ship. New York: Harper & Brothers, (1953). Pp.[i]-xiii,(3),1-272, + 16 p. of plates. Illustrated. 8vo, red cloth with gi lt lettering to spine, all edges dyed red. O'Dea 2999, Cohen, The Thames, 1580-1980: A General Bibliography, p.289. Red Reel Library Edition. On Isambard Kingdom Brunel's Great Eastern. Chapter 11 "Elephant Spinning a Cobweb"on the Atlantic Cable. With an index. Vg. 15.00 View more info

Wreck on the Half-Moon Reef : The True Story of the Wreck of the Dutch EastIndia Ship Zeewyk. in dj.

By: EDWARDS, Hugh

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Scribner's, New York, 1970,:

Seller ID: 31885


EDWARDS, Hugh. The Wreck on the Half-Moon Reef : The True Story of the Wreck of the Dutch East India Ship Zeewyk. New York: Scribner's, (1970). First Printing. Pp. (12),1-193,(9). Illustrated. Map endpapers. 8vo, grey cloth. An account of the particularly lurid wreck of the Dutch East India Company's ship Zeewyk, which was lost through appalling recklessness on the west coast of Australia in 1728. Drunkenness, "stupid sin", and an ill-fated smallboat journey ensued. Vg in unclipped dj. 30.00 View more info

English River-Names.

By: EKWALL, Eilert.

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Clarendon Press, Oxford , 1968,:

Seller ID: 88434


EKWALL, Eilert. English River-Names. Oxford : At the Clarendon Press, (1968). Reprint. Pp [i]-xcii,[1]-488. Index. 8vo, dark blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. First published in 1928. Contents : [Part I] - Introduction : 1. Plan and scope of the book. 2. Names applied to more rivers than one. Rivers with alternative names,. 3. Various Types of Names. 4. Distribution of the various Types of Names. 5. Phonology of British Names. 6. Some British Suffixes. 7. The Old-English inflexion of River-names. 8. Place-names derived from River-names. 9. Disappearance of River-names. 10. Arrangement of th... View more info

Transport to Disaster : The forgotten story of the Sultana -- a tragedy at the close of the Civil War that took more than 1,500 lives. 1st US in dj.

By: ELLIOTT, James W.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, New York, 1962,:

Seller ID: 91860


ELLIOTT, James W. Transport to Disaster : [Dj adds: The forgotten story of the Sultana -- a tragedy at the close of the Civil War that took more than 1,500 lives]. New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, (1962). First Edition. Pp. (8),[1]-247,(1), + 8 p. of plates. Illustrated. 8vo, grey cloth with gilt decoration to front and gilt lettering to spine. Documenting one the greatest disasters in American shipping history, this volume outlines the explosion and subsequent sinking of the SS Sultana, a Mississippi River paddlewheeler, whose loss at the end of the Civil War took over 1,500 lives. Short... View more info

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Nelson's Yankee Captain : The Life of Boston Loyalist Sir Benjamin Hallowell. First Edition in dustjacket, Signed

By: ELSON, Bryan. HALLOWELL, Benjamin

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Formac Publishing, Halifax, N.S., 2008, ISBN:9780887807510:

Seller ID: 93898

ISBN: 0887807518


ELSON, Bryan. Nelson's Yankee Captain : The Life of Boston Loyalist Sir Benjamin Hallowell. Halifax, : Formac Publishing Company Limited, (2008). First Edition. Pp (8),[9]-416. Illustrated. Maps. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to front board and spine. Admiral Sir Benjamin Hallowell Carew GCB, (born Benjamin Hallowell, ca. 1 January 1761, Boston, Mass. - d. September 2, 1834, Beddington Park, Surrey). Bryan Elson is a resident of Dartmouth, Nova Scotia. “Sir Benjamin Hallowell was born in the seaport of Boston, when Massachusetts was still a colony of... View more info

Life and Death of The Duchess.

By: ERIKSSON, Pamela

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Company / The Riverside Press, Boston / Cambridge , 1959,:

Seller ID: 92977


ERIKSSON, Pamela. The Life and Death of The Duchess. Illustrated with Photographs. Boston : Houghton Mifflin Company / Cambridge : The Riverside Press, 1959. First American Edition. Pp [1]-247,(1), frontis + 16 pp plates. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to green panels to front board and spine. “Herzogin Cecilie — the Duchess - was one of the last great square-rigged ships, so famous that thousands of lines of print have been devoted to her. Thisbook is her epitaph, an account of her brave voyages and tragic death in s hipwreck on the English Channel coast.” - from the dj. Name ticket, e... View more info

Seek and Destroy. 1st Walker printing in dj.

By: EVANS, Alan

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Walker and Company, New York, 1978, ISBN:0802709281:

Seller ID: 58780


EVANS, Alan. Seek and Destroy. [A Walker Adventure Novel]. New York: Walkerand Company, (1986). First Walker Printing. Pp 251. 8vo, blue cloth. A nov el of the Great War at sea in which Commander David Cochrane Smith is giventhe most perilous task of his career. With three old cockle-shell torpedo boats and "the mad professor" below deck Smith has been ordered to seek anddestroy the biggest and newest German battle cruiser Salzburg. Two red mar ker dots to top edge, ow vg in rubbed dj. 25.00 View more info

Dauntless. 1st UK

By: EVANS, Alan.

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Hodder and Stoughton, London , 1980, ISBN:0340253053:

Seller ID: 91900


EVANS, Alan. Dauntless. London : Hodder and Stoughton, (1980). First Printing. Pp [1]-252,(4). Map. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. “Dauntless is a fitting sequel to Alan Evans's previous novels Thunder at Dawn and Ship of Force. In those excellently received first two books Commander Smth, cussed reserved, most often at odds with authority, established himself as a strangely likeable figure, in the Hornblower tradition as adventurer and dare-devil, but very much his own man. In this third escapade he is in charge of the light cruiser 'Dauntless', a seaplane tender, 'Blackbird', an... View more info

Canada, Province of Nova Scotia, In the Exchequer Court of Canada, Nova Scotia Admiralty District : Scotia Shipping Company, Plaintiff - against S.S.Agia Thalassini, Defendant

By: Exchequer Court of Canada

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Exchequer Court of Canada, Halifax , 1956,:

Seller ID: 91892


(Exchequer Court of Canada). Canada, Province of Nova Scotia, County of Halifax. No. 2051. In the Exchequer Court of Canada, Nova Scotia Admiralty District : Scotia Shipping Company, Plaintiff - against – S.S. “Agia Thalassini,” Defendant : Minutes of Evidence on Behalf of the Plaintiff. Before His Lordship Mr. Justice V.J. Pottier. Vern Thomson, Court Reporter. (Halifax :the Court, 1956). Pp (2),[1]-93,(1) leaves, printed one side only. Folio, blue card covers, black cloth tape spine. “The proceedings concern a claim arising out of a collision at sea which occurred in the early mornin... View more info

Transport : Cost Effective Distribution of International Cargo / Rentabiliser la distribution du fret international.

By: Financial Post Conferences

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Financial Post Conferences, in association with Air Canada, Toronto, 1981,:

Seller ID: 92962


(Financial Post Conferences). Transport : Cost Effective Distribution of International Cargo / Rentabiliser la distribution du fret international. Toronto : Financial Post Conferences, in association with Air Canada, (1981). Pp (6),1-229,(1). 4to, black comb bound, illustrated blue card covers. Texts of speeches delivered at the Financial Post conference held in Montreal, on April 2 & 3, 1981. Contents : Getting the best return on your freight transport dollars; Rates, levies & tariffs; Future prospects for Canada's international trade; Multi and inter modality; Moving goods by air; Sea transp... View more info

Masters and Friends, Crimps and Abstainers: Agents of Control in 19th Century Sailortown. An article in Acadiensis : Journal of the History of the Atlantic Region, Vol. 8, No. 1, Autumn / Automne 1978

By: FINGARD, Judith ALEXANDER, David MACPHERSON, Ian FORBES, E.R.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Department of History, University of New Brunswick, Fredericton, N.B., 1978,:

Seller ID: 91638


FINGARD, Judith. “Masters and Friends, Crimps and Abstainers: Agents of Control in 19th Century Sailortown.” An article in Acadiensis : Journal of theHistory of the Atlantic Region, Vol. VIII, No. 1, Autumn/Automne 1978, pp 22-46. (Fredericton, N.B.: Department of History, University of New Brunswick, 1978). Pp [1]-154. 8vo, blue and white card covers. Also : Articles : "In Search of a Post-Confederation Maritime Historiography 1900-1967” by E.R. Forbes (pp 3-21); “Economic Growth in the Atlantic Region, 1880 to 1940” by David Alexander (pp 47-76); “Appropriate Forms of Enterpr... View more info

Elsie at Nantucket. A Sequel to Elsie's New Relations.

By: FINLEY, Martha (Farquharson).

Price: $10.00

Publisher: George Routledge and Son, London, 1890,:

Seller ID: 91880


FINLEY, Martha (Farquharson). Elsie at Nantucket. A Sequel to Elsie's New Relations. London : George Routledge and Sons, Limited, 1890. Pp [1]-334,(10). 8vo, illustrated red cloth. In The Elsie Books series - “A Series of High-class Books for Girls, and suitable for Sunday School Prizes.” Elsie Dinsmore and the Dinsmore family spend the summer in a cottage by the sea in the village of 'Sconset on Nantucket Island. She journeys there aboard a yacht with Captain Raymond at the helm. The children learn to swim, and the family enjoy relaxing beach walks, carriage drives, and boat rides, even a... View more info

Running with the Wind.

By: FOLEY, John.

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Flux, Woodbury, Minnesota, 2007, ISBN:9780738710020:

Seller ID: 92914


FOLEY, John. Running with the Wind. Woodbury, Minnesota : Flux, (2007). First Printing. Pp (6),1-210. 8vo, illustrated pale blue card covers. Nauticalfiction. “At the end of Hoops of Steel, Jackson O'Connell's dreams of bask etball came to an abrupt end. With his family scattered, his personal life in shambles, and no plan for the future, Jackson finds an unlikely mentor in an old sailor who gives him a job at the local marina and teaches him about sailing. Trying to turn his luck around, Jackson struggles to learn how to set a course for a life that doesn't include basketball.” - from the... View more info

Across the Savage Sea : The First Woman to Row across the North Atlantic. in dj.

By: FONTENOY, Maud D'ABOVILLE, Gerard, foreword SOKOLINSKY, Martin, trans.

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Arcade Publishing, New York, 2005, ISBN:1559707623:

Seller ID: 92296


FONTENOY, Maud. Across the Savage Sea : The First Woman to Row across the North Atlantic . Foreword by Gérard d'Aboville. Translated from the French by Martin Sokolinsky. New York: Arcade Publishing, (2005). Pp. (10),[xi]-xv,(1),[1]-149,(3), + 8 p. of plates. Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth with red lettering to spine. An account of the first solo rowing voyage across the North Atlantic by a woman, which the twenty-five-year-old Fontenoy completed over the course of four months aboard her twenty-four-foot boat Pilot, facing massive relentless seas, near-misses with container ships, and malfuncti... View more info

Rebels Under Sail : The American Navy during the Revolution. US book club in dj

By: FOWLER, William M., Jr.

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Scribner, 1976,:

Seller ID: 18225


FOWLER, William M., Jr. Rebels Under Sail : The American Navy during the Revolution. N.Y.: Charles Scribner's Sons, (1976). Book Club Edition. Pp. (8),[9]-320, + 16 p. of black and white illustrations. Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth. Some Newfoundland and Nova Scotia references in index. Very good in nicked dust jacket. 14.00 View more info

Entrepreneurs : The Boston Business Community, 1700-1850

By: FOWLER, William M., Jr. VIENS, Katheryn P., ed. WRIGHT, Conrad Edick, ed. LABAREE, Benajmin W.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Massachusetts Historical Society, Northeastern University Press, Boston, 1997, ISBN:0934909717:

Seller ID: 99078


FOWLER, William M., Jr. Entrepreneurs : The Boston Business Community, 1700-1850. Edited by Conrad Edick Wright and Katheryn P. Viens. (Boston): published by the Massachusetts Historical Society, distributed by Northeastern University Press, 1997. Pp. (3),iv-xiv,(2),1-450,(6). 8vo, illustrated grey card covers. Of nautical interest: William M. Fowler, Jr.'s "Marine Insurance in Boston: The Early Years of the Boston Marine Insurance Company, 1799-1807" (pp. 151-180) and Benjamin W. Labaree's "The Making of an Empire: Boston and Essex County, 1790-1850" (pp. 343-364). Also: Marga... View more info

Tokens of Possession : The Northern Voyages of Martin Frobisher

By: FROBISHER, Martin). KENYON, W.A KENYON, W.A.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto, 1975,:

Seller ID: 55501


(FROBISHER, Martin). KENYON, W.A. Tokens of Possession : The Northern Voyages of Martin Frobisher. Toronto: Royal Ontario Museum, (1975). Pp 164. 8vo,ill. card covers. "In 1576 Martin Frobisher sailed from Blackwall, near Lo ndon, on the first of his three voyages of Arctic exploration. To mark the 400th anniversary of the event, Dr. Walter A. Kenyon, of the Royal Ontario Museum, has produced this new edition in lively modern English of the journals of the three voyages kept by George Best, on of Frobisher's captains. To supplement Best's exciting narratives of adventure and endurance Dr. ... View more info

British Admiralty. in worn dj.

By: GARDINER, Leslie

Price: $32.50

Publisher: Blackwood , Edinburgh / London, 1968,:

Seller ID: 91913


GARDINER, Leslie. The British Admiralty. Edinburgh/London: William Blackwood & Sons Ltd., 1968. Pp 418. Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth. Not in Law. A comprehensive history of the Royal Navy's ruling body, which incidentally touches on most of the great events of British naval history. With an index and bibliography. Light shelfwear, else very good in rubbed, edgeworn, spine sunned dust jacket. 32.50 View more info