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Pacific Graveyard : A narrative of the ships lost where the Columbia River meets the Pacific Ocean. First Edition in dustjacket

By: GIBBS, James A., Jr.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Binfords & Mort, Portland, Oregon, 1950,: 1950

Seller ID: 26323


GIBBS, James A., Jr. Pacific Graveyard : A narrative of the ships lost where the Columbia River meets the Pacific Ocean. Oregon Historical Society. Portland : Binfords & Mort, (1950). First Edition. Pp. (10),1-192, + 16 p. of black and white plates. Illustrated. Map endpapers. 8vo, blue cloth. "The ghosts of ships long dead on the Oregon coast have been brought to life in this stirring account of shipwreck and disaster off the mouth of the Columbia River, whose treacherous bar has been the bane of mariners for generations. [...] Here are true stories of man's age-old str... View more info

Building Britain's Canals.

By: GLADWIN, David

Price: $12.00

Publisher: K.A.F. Brewin Books, Studley , 1990, ISBN:0947731407:

Seller ID: 91713


GLADWIN, David. Building Britain's Canals. Studley : K.A.F. Brewin Books, (June 1990). Second Printing. Pp (8),1-136. Illustrated. Index. Oblong small8vo, illustrated card covers. A pictorial book on the construction of Brit ain's canals, illustrated with 123 photographs and diagrams. Very good. 12.00 View more info

Gloucester - on Cape Ann. A reprint from The Ships' Bulletin, Publication of the Esso Shipping Company, September-October, 1953

By: Gloucester, Mass.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: 1953,:

Seller ID: 91601


(Gloucester, Mass.). Gloucester – on Cape Ann. A reprint from The Ships' Bulletin, Publication of the Esso Shipping Company, September-October, 1953. Pp (16) including covers. Illustrated. Double Column. 4to, white stapled wrappers. The story of the historic New England fishing port of Gloucester, Massachusetts. Contents : Cape Cod and the “Woodie Ground”; Champlain and DeMonts; “Le Beau Port”; Naming of Cape Ann; As a Fishing Port; Fishing Tech niques; “Lost at Sea”; In Memoriam; Festival of the Crowning; Fishermen's Institute; Notable Gloucester Schooners; Floating Marine Museu... View more info

Financial Risk Management in the Shipping Industry.

By: GRAY, James W.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Fairplay Publications, London, 1986, ISBN:0905045890:

Seller ID: 91708


GRAY, James W. Financial Risk Management in the Shipping Industry. (London): Fairplay Publications, (1986). Pp [i]-vii,(1),1-88. Illustrated. Index. 8vo, illustrated blue card covers. Contents : Introduction. 1. Risk or Profit? 2. The Shipowner's Traditional Hedges. 3. The Charterer's Traditional Hedges. 4. Freight Futures: The Principle. 5. Freight Futures : The Detail. 6. Freight Futures : The Practicalities. 7. Freight Futures : The Future. 8. Conclusion : To Hedge or Not to Hedge? Appendices. Sticker to front cover, spine sunned, institutional inkstamp, else very good. 15.00 View more info

Flying the Chase Flag. 1st Cdn no dj

By: HAGELUND, W.A.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Ryerson Press, Toronto, 1961,:

Seller ID: 91637


HAGELUND, W.A. Flying the Chase Flag. Toronto: The Ryerson Press, (February1961). First Printing. Pp 194. 8vo, blue cloth. Dust jacket adds : The Las t Cruise of the West Coast Whalers. Contents: 1. The Junior Years; 2. The Navy Beckons; 3. S.S. Carmel; 4. North to the Queen Charlottes; 5. One Hundred Fathom Shelf; 6. Rammed from Below; 7. The Long Tow; 8. The End of an Era. Top edge spotted, else very good. Lacking dj. 12.50 View more info

Clear for Action. The Photographic Story of Modern Naval Combat 1898-1964. in dj.

By: HAILEY, Foster and Milton LANCELOT LANCELOT, Milton LANCELOT, Charles G.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Bonanza Books, 1964,:

Seller ID: 66265


HAILEY, Foster and Milton LANCELOT. Clear for Action. The Photographic Story of Modern Naval Combat 1898-1964. Diagrams by Charles G. Lancelot. New York: Bonanza Books, (MCMLXIV) [1964]. Pp 320. Illustrated with numerous b/w photo reproductions, charts, diagrams and logs to text. 4to, tan cloth. "Within the years of modern naval warfare, 1898-1964, Clear for Action covers every battle of importance, every new development in ships, submarines, tactics, and armament [...]." -from the dust jacket. The book contains over 400 photos, some of which have not been previously published. Some pl... View more info

Oxford Book of Exploration. First Edition in dustjacket

By: HANBURY-TENISON, Robin, selected by CABOT, John) FROBISHER, Martin) DRAKE, Francis, Sir)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press, Oxford, 1993, ISBN:0192142089:

Seller ID: 30915


HANBURY-TENISON, Robin, selected by. The Oxford Book of Exploration. Oxford: Oxford University Press, (1993). First Printing. Pp 530. 8vo, navy cloth . "[This] anthology does not aim to include every moment of discovery, but to give a flavour of the emotions and motives of those who took part in themajor events of exploration. Divided into geographical sections, the book takes us to Asia with Vasco da Gama, Francis Youghusband, and Wilfrid Thesiger, to the Americas with Cortes, Frobisher, and Cabot, to the Pacific withDrake, Banks, and Bougainville, to Africa with Burton, Livingstone, and ... View more info

Spindrift : True Tales from Scattered Parts of the Planet.

By: HANCOCK, Brian.

Price: $13.50

Publisher: Great Circle Press, Marblehead, Mass., 2000, ISBN:1929303009:

Seller ID: 91516


HANCOCK, Brian. Spindrift : True Tales from Scattered Parts of the Planet. (Marblehead, Mass.) : Great Circle Press, (January 2000). First Printing. Pp [1]-251,(5). Illustrated. Maps. 8vo, illustrated black and white card covers. Foreword by Skip Novak. "Join sailor/adventurer Brian Hancock for a fun-filled trip traveling around the world. You will sail across the Atlantic, hike through Africa, climb mountains in South America, round Cape Horn under sail in a full gale, and spend some quiet time with the locals. It willbe fun. Don’t bring anything—it has all been taken care of. [...] I... View more info

Ships of the German Fleets 1848-1945. 1st UK in dj.

By: HANSEN, Hans Jürgen

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Hamlyn, London, 1974, ISBN:0600381536:

Seller ID: 92490


HANSEN, Hans Jürgen. The Ships of the German Fleets 1848-1945. London: Hamlyn, (1974). First UK Edition. Pp (5),6-[192. 4to, green cloth. "This richlyillustrated work is a comprehensive survey of the most important German wa rships from the earliest times to the end of the Second World War. It contains outstanding reproductions of paintings, watercolours and drawings by famous ship painters, as well as engravings, lithographs and many contemporary photographs." -from the dj. Name inked to ffep, else very good in price-clipped dust jacket. 40.00 View more info

Coppermine Patrol. An article in Canadian Geographical Journal, Vol. 41, No. 6, December, 1950

By: HARRINGTON, Richard. Canadian Geographical Journal, Vol. 41, No. 6 JENNESS, Diamond THOMSON, Theresa Emily

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Canadian Geographical Society, Ottawa, 1950,:

Seller ID: 91798


HARRINGTON, Richard. "Coppermine Patrol." An article in Canadian Geographical Journal, Vol. XXXXI, No. 6, December, 1950, pp 256-269. Ottawa : Canadian Geographical Society, 1950. Pp [i]-vi,[239]-284,vii-xx,(2) including covers. Illustrated. Double Column. Large 8vo, illustrated red-trimmed stapled wrappers. Also includes Theresa Emily Thomson's “Steeds of Destiny” (pp 240-251); “Coir Rope from Zanzibar” (pp 252-255); Diamond Jenness's “Bergeggi-on-the-Riviera” (pp 270-275); W.H. Corkill's “Canterbury – Heritage of the Whole Christian World” (pp 276-284). Cover photo ... View more info

Conceived in War, Born in Peace: Canada's Deep Sea Merchant Marine

By: HEAL, S.C.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Cordillera Pub., 1992, ISBN:1895590019:

Seller ID: 26992


HEAL, S.C. Conceived in War, Born in Peace: Canada's Deep Sea Merchant Marine. Vancouver: Cordillera Pub., 1992. Pp (4),5-234,i-ii,(4). 8vo, red cardcovers. "Fifty and seventy-five years have elapsed since Canada and Canadians twice in this century turned to, with a huge will and sense of national purpose, and built a great fleet of ships to meet the challenges of war. Ships which proclaimed their origins with pride as they went about their business, sailing singly or in convoy, sometimes never to arrive at their next port of call, and wearing names which said all that needed to be said ab... View more info

Developing World Transport.

By: HERATY, Margaret J. (ed.). PYNE, C.J. INGRAM, R.A.H. VOROBJEV, Peter

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Grosvenor Press International, London, 1989,:

Seller ID: 91652


HERATY, Margaret J. (ed.). Developing World Transport. (London) : GrosvenorPress International, 1989. Pp [1]-388,(4). Illustrated. Index. Double Colu mn. Large 8vo, illustrated red and blue card covers. Of nautical interest :Ports and Shipping section : Maritime Infrastructure – An Overview (by C.J . Pyne, pp 260-264); Developing a Major Port Facility (by M.C. Briggs, pp 265-267); Port Problems in Developing World Countries (by Wolfhard H. Arlt, pp 268-270); Cargo Handling Methods and Trends (by R.A.H. Ingram, pp 271-272); Issues in Freight Distribution (by Robin Williams, pp 273-274); World... View more info

Cooking Afloat

By: HERBULOT, Florence KIMBER, Joan, trans. COLLOT, Andre HERBULOT, J.J.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Nautical Publishing Company, Lymington, Hampshire, 1970,:

Seller ID: 91274


HERBULOT, Florence. Cooking Afloat. Translated from the French by Joan Kimber. Illustrations by André Collot and J.-J. Herbulot. Lymington, Hampshire:Nautical Publishing Company, (1970). Pp. [1]-160. Illustrated. Small 8vo, illustrated white and pale blue card covers with white spiral binding. Toy 3709. A cookery manual for those working amid the cramped confines of smallboats. Very good. 12.00 View more info

Transportation Policy Issues Workshop, Rigaud, Quebec, February 5-9, 2001 :Background Readings.

By: Hickling Corporation

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Prepared for Transport Canada by Hickling Corporation, Ottawa, 2001,:

Seller ID: 91692


(Hickling Corporation). Transportation Policy Issues Workshop, Rigaud, Quebec, February 5-9, 2001 : Background Readings. [Ottawa] : Prepared for Transport Canada by Hickling Corporation, January 2, 2001. Pp (126). 4to, white comb bound, white card covers. Of nautical interest : Chapter 8. – Marine Transportation (13 pp), and parts of other sections. Contents : 1. Origins. 2. Development of Transportation in Canada. 3. Federal Role in Transport. 4. Policy and Policy Instruments. 5. Transport Legislation and Regulations. 6. Rail Mode. 7. Truck Transportation. 8. Marine Transportation. 9. Air T... View more info

Around the World in Wanderer III. 1st UK no dj

By: HISCOCK, Eric C.

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press, London, 1957,:

Seller ID: 92445


HISCOCK, Eric C. Around the World in Wanderer III. With 62 Photographs by the Author, 9 Charts and 3 Diagrams. London: Oxford University Press, (1956). First Printing. Pp 275. Illustrated. Maps. 8vo, blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Toy 428. 18 chapters including: "Panama"; "Nukuhiva and Tahiti"; "Bora-Bora to Pago Pago"; "Fiji"; "New Zealand"; "The Tasman Sea and Sydney"; "Indian Ocean Islands". With index. Light wear to spine ends, inner hinges tender, nametag, else vg. Lacking dj. 16.00 View more info

Marine Navigation : Piloting and Celestial and Electronic Navigation.

By: HOBBS, Richard R.

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Naval Institute Press, Annapolis, MD, 1998, ISBN:1557503818:

Seller ID: 92967


HOBBS, Richard R. Marine Navigation : Piloting and Celestial and ElectronicNavigation. Fourth Edition. Annapolis, MD : Naval Institute Press, (1998). First Printing. Pp [i]-xvi,(2),[1]-677,(1). Illustrated. Index. Large 8vo, illustrated blue paper covered boards. See Toy 2694. Contents : Pt. 1. Pil oting. 1. The Art of Navigation. 2. The Shipboard Navigation Department Organization. 3. The Piloting Team. 4. The Nautical Chart. 5. Navigational Publications. 6. Visual Navigation Aids. 7. Navigational Instruments. 8. Dead Reckoning. 9. Shipboard Compasses. 10. Radar. 11. Tide. 12. Current. 13. Cu... View more info

Doctor Durant and His Iron Horse. Adirondack Railroads : Real and Phantom. Adirondack Resort in the Nineteenth Century, Blue Mountain Lake 1870-1900 :Stagecoaches and Luxury Hotels.

By: HOCHSCHILD, Harold K.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Adirondack Museum, Blue Mountain Lake, N.Y., 1961,:

Seller ID: 92601


HOCHSCHILD, Harold K. Doctor Durant and His Iron Horse. Blue Mountain Lake,N.Y.: Adirondack Museum, 1961. Pp (6),1-17,(1). Illustrated. Large 8vo, pa le blue stapled card covers. - with – Adirondack Railroads : Real and Phantom. Blue Mountain Lake, N.Y.: Adirondack Museum, 1962. Pp (8),1-21,(3),+ folding map. Illustrated. Maps. Large 8vo, pale blue stapled card covers. - with – An Adirondack Resort in the Nineteenth Century, Blue Mountain Lake 1870-1900 : Stagecoaches and Luxury Hotels. Blue Mountain Lake, N.Y.: Adirondack Museum, 1962. Pp (8),1-99,(3). Illustrated. Large 8vo, pale maroon ... View more info

Lloyd's of London : A Reputation at Risk. Revised edition in dustjacket.

By: HODGSON, Godfrey

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Allen Lane, London, 1984, ISBN:0713913673:

Seller ID: 92509


HODGSON, Godfrey. Lloyd's of London : A Reputation at Risk. Revised and updated. (London): Allen Lane, (1984). First UK Printing. Pp. (6),[7]-378,(6).8vo, red cloth, gilt lettering to spine. An examination of the business pr actices of the venerable firm, precipitated by a series of scandals in the early 1980s. Very good in unclipped dust jacket. 20.00 View more info

Merchant Ships : Newbuildings

By: HORNSBY, D.T. (ed.).

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Marinart / Kogan Page, London , 1977, ISBN:0904478319:

Seller ID: 93285


HORNSBY, D.T. (ed.). Merchant Ships : Newbuildings. (London) : Marinart/Kogan Page, (1977). First Edition. Pp [1]-250,(6). Illustrated. 8vo, red comb bound, red card covers, lettered in white. Covers over 1,500 newly minted vessels built that year. Contents : Introduction; Flag Abbreviations; Explanation of Information; Conversion Tables; Alphabetical List of Ships (pp 11-142); Shipbuilders (pp 143-192); Plans (pp 193-218); Photographs (pp 219-250). Rubbed, else very good. 30.00 View more info

Fleet That Had to Die. 1st US in dj.

By: HOUGH, Richard

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Viking Press, New York, 1958,:

Seller ID: 76037


HOUGH, Richard. The Fleet That Had to Die. New York: Viking Press, 1958. First American Printing. Pp. [i]-xi,(1),[1]-212, + 8 p. of plates. Illustrasted. 8vo, grey cloth spine with dark blue cloth boards, top edge dyed red, yellow and red lettering to spine. One of the early works by the prolfiic British naval historian, documenting the Battle of Tsushima, which brought anend to the Russo-Japanese War, as the vastly overpowering Japanese navy tr ounced the aging, reluctant Russian fleet, marking the beginning of the rise of Japan's naval strength on a larger stage. Soiling to boards near fore-... View more info