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Vasa Saga - the Story of a Ship

By: ALMQVIST, Bertil.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Bonnier Carlsen, Belgium, 1999, ISBN:9163831767:

Seller ID: 93050


ALMQVIST, Bertil. The Vasa Saga [cover adds – the Story of a Ship]. (Belgium) : Bonnier Carlsen, 1999. Pp (24). Illustrated. 4to, illustrated glossy white paper covered boards. A children's book telling the story of the building of the Swedish warship Vasa in 1627, its sinking on its maiden voyage in 1628, the salvaging of its 50 cannons using diving bells in 1664, the retrieval of the ship's hull in 1961 and placement in a museum. Very good. 10.00 View more info

American Neptune : A Quarterly Journal of Maritime History, Volume 9, No. 2, April 1949.

By: American Neptune BOWEN, Richard LeBaron FAIRCHILD, Byron MIDDLETON, Arthur Pierce

Price: $30.00

Publisher: American Neptune, Incorporated, Salem, MA , 1949,:

Seller ID: 92021


(American Neptune). The American Neptune : A Quarterly Journal of Maritime History, Volume IX, No. 2, April 1949. Salem, MA : American Neptune, Incorporated, 1949. Pp (2),81-156,(2),+ 8 plates. Text Illustrations. 4to, grey card covers. Contents : Eastern Names (by Lincoln Colcord, pp 83-86); Arab Dhows of Eastern Arabia (by Richard LeBaron Bowen, Jr., pp 87-132); A Sea ofTroubles: The Voyage of Bonetta, 1718 (by Byron Fairchild, pp 133-141); Ne w Light on the Evolution of the Chesapeake Clipper-Schooner (by Arthur Pierce Middleton, pp 142-147). Light browning to spine, else very good. 30.00 View more info

Record of American and Foreign Shipping

By: American Shipmasters' Association

Price: $700.00

Publisher: American Shipmasters' Association, New York, 1877,:

Seller ID: 99343


(American Shipmasters' Association). Record of American and Foreign Shipping. Established 1867. Surveys Made and Complied under the Direction of the American Shipmasters' Association, with the Sanction of The New York Board of Underwriters, to Provide a Standard American Classification of Vessels. New York : American Shipmasters' Association, January 1st, 1877. Pp lix,(1),1- Thick large 8vo, full gilt decorated black leather. The American Shipmasters' Association (later to become the American Bureau of Shipping) produced these Lloyds-like registers annually. This is an uncom... View more info

Family Boating : A Guide to Successful Family Cruising

By: ANDREWS, Judy and Jim.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Hollis & Carter, London , 1982, ISBN:037030473X:

Seller ID: 92412


ANDREWS, Judy and Jim. Family Boating : A Guide to Successful Family Cruising. Illustrations by Jim Andrews. London : Hollis & Carter, (1982). First Edition. Pp [1]-159,(1),+ 4 pp plates. Index. 8vo, illustrated blue and red card covers. Toy 1792. “There is no need for yachting enthusiasts to sell their boat when they marry and start a family: going afloat with children, even with babies, is no problem, as Judy and Jim Andrews demonstrate. Drawing on many years' experience as cruising yachtsmen with three children to raise, the authors have written an excellent practical handbook for parents... View more info

Arctic Images : The Dawn of Arctic Cartography, Fourth Century to 1822 / Images de l'Arctique : Débuts de la cartographie de l'Arctique (du IVe siècleà 1822).

By: Arctic

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Public Archives Canada, Ottawa, 1977, ISBN:0662008103:

Seller ID: 97401


(Arctic), Arctic Images : The Dawn of Arctic Cartography, Fourth Century to1822 / Images de l'Arctique : Débuts de la cartographie de l'Arctique (du IVe siècle à 1822). [Ottawa] : (Public Archives Canada, 1977). Pp [1]-25,(2),[1]-25. Maps. Double Column. Square 8vo, white stapled card covers. Back-to-back English and French texts. Very good. 25.00 View more info

Arctic Images : Pictorial Witnesses, 1819-1854 / Images de l'Arctique : Témoignages iconographiques (1819-1854).

By: Arctic

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Public Archives Canada, Ottawa, 1977, ISBN:0662008103:

Seller ID: 97402


(Arctic), Arctic Images : Pictorial Witnesses, 1819-1854 / Images de l'Arctique : Témoignages iconographiques (1819-1854). [Ottawa] : (Public ArchivesCanada, 1977). Pp [1]-28,(4),[1]-28. Maps. Double Column. Square 8vo, whit e stapled card covers. Back-to-back English and French texts. Very good. 25.00 View more info

Arctic Images : The Frontier Photographed, 1860-1911.

By: Arctic - Photography

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Public Archives Canada, Ottawa, 1977, ISBN:066200812X:

Seller ID: 89549


(Arctic – Photography). Arctic Images : The Frontier Photographed, 1860-1911 / Images de l'Arctique : Photographie de sa frontière. (Ottawa : Public Archives Canada, 1977). Pp [1]-31,(1),[1]-31,(1). Illustrated. Square 8vo, white stapled card covers. An exhibition catalogue. Back-to-back bilingual texts (English and French). Very good. 25.00 View more info

Arctic: Journal of the Arctic Institute of North America. Volume 38, No. 3,September 1985

By: Arctic Journal DOWNES, P.G. BARR, William DOLITSKY, Alexander B.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Published for the Arctic Institute of North America by The University of Calgary Press, Calgary , 1985,:

Seller ID: 91980


(Arctic Journal). Arctic: Journal of the Arctic Institute of North America.Volume 38, No. 3, September 1985. Calgary : Published for the Arctic Insti tute of North America by The University of Calgary Press, 1985. Pp [i]-ii,[167]-260. Illustrated. Maps. Double Column. 4to, illustrated pale blue cardcovers. Of nautical interest : To Great Slave and Great Bear: P.G. Downes' s Journal of Travels [by canoe] North from Ile a la Crosse in 1938 [Part II]” (R.H. Cockburn, Editor, pp 231-243). Other articles : Arctic Marine Phototrophic Systems: Functions of Sea Ice Stabilization (by S. Apollonio); I... View more info

Arctic: Journal of the Arctic Institute of North America. Volume 38, No. 2,June 1985

By: Arctic Journal DOWNES, P.G. CATCHPOLE, A.J.W. McLAREN, I.S.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Published for the Arctic Institute of North America by The University of Calgary Press, Calgary , 1985,:

Seller ID: 91981


(Arctic Journal). Arctic : Journal of the Arctic Institute of North America. Volume 38, No. 2, June 1985. Calgary : Published for the Arctic Instituteof North America by The University of Calgary Press, 1985. Pp [i]-ii,[89]- 166. Illustrated. Maps. Double Column. 4to, illustrated pale blue card covers. Of nautical interest : Ships' Log-Books, Sea Ice and the Cold Summer of1810 in Hudson Bay and its Approaches (by A.J.W. Catchpole and Marcia-Anne Faurer, pp 121-128); To Great Slave and Great Bear: P.G. Downes's Journal of Travels [by canoe] North from Ile a la Crosse in 1938 [Part I]” (R.H. C... View more info

Arctic: Journal of the Arctic Institute of North America. Volume 38, No. 1,March 1985

By: Arctic Journal SILVERMAN, S.M. BARR, William WILSON, Edward A.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Published for the Arctic Institute of North America by The University of Calgary Press, Calgary , 1985,:

Seller ID: 91982


(Arctic Journal). Arctic: Journal of the Arctic Institute of North America.Volume 38, No. 1, March 1985. Calgary : Published for the Arctic Institute of North America by The University of Calgary Press, 1985. Pp [i]-ii,[1]-8 7,(3). Illustrated. Maps. Double Column. 4to, illustrated pale blue card covers. Of nautical interest : The Shipping Crisis in the Soviet Eastern Arctic at the Close of the 1983 Navigation Season (by William Barr and Edward A. Wilson, pp 1-17); The Authorship of the Newspaper on Parry's First ArcticExpedition, 1819-1820 (by S.M. Silverman, pp 65-67). Other articles : Dist ... View more info

Ships on Stamps. Part 1 - Royal Navy on Stamps

By: ARGYLE, E.W.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Picton Publishing, Chippenham, Wilts, 1970,:

Seller ID: 16791


ARGYLE, E.W. Ships on Stamps : Part One - The Royal Navy on Stamps. (Chippenham, Wilts.: Picton Publishing, 1970). Pp 48. Illustrated. 8vo, blue card covers. Vg. 12.00 View more info

Ships on Stamps. Part Five : Local Craft & Yachts

By: ARGYLE, E.W.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Picton Publishing, Chippenham, Wilts, 1971,:

Seller ID: 91564


ARGYLE, E.W. Ships on Stamps. Part Five : Local Craft & Yachts. (Chippenham, Wilts.: Picton Publishing, 1971). Pp (2),1-63,(3). Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated white stapled card covers. An illustrated catalogue of stamps portraying local craft and yachts, followed by brief notes on the ship's history, the country that issued the stamp, etc. Very good. 15.00 View more info

Armdale Yacht Club, Halifax, N.S. Constitution and By-Laws 1954.

By: Armdale Yacht Club

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Armdale Yacht Club, Halifax, 1954,:

Seller ID: 91786


(Armdale Yacht Club). Armdale Yacht Club, Halifax, N.S. Constitution and By-Laws 1954. (Halifax : Armdale Yacht Club, 1954). Pp 1-24. 12mo, illustrated cream stapled card covers. A few spots / smudges, red number to back cover, else very good. 10.00 View more info

Whaler's Eye. First British Edition in dustjacket

By: ASH, Christopher

Price: $40.00

Publisher: George Allen & Unwin Ltd., London, 1964,:

Seller ID: 92463


ASH, Christopher. Whaler's Eye. London : George Allen & Unwin Ltd., 1964. First UK Printing. Pp. (10),[11]-136, + 48 p. of plates. Illustrated. 8vo, navy cloth., silver titles to spine. "[Ash] spent almost twenty seasons whaling in the Antarctic Ocean or on the coast of South Africa. As Chief Chemist he knows the details of work in the factory where the whale becomes wealth; as a photographer he shows us the mixture of beauty and horror on the deck, and the excitement of the chase; as a lover of the whales which he saw killed he tells of their beauty in the water, their intelligence, and t... View more info

Annual Transportation Review 1996.

By: Atlantic Provinces Transportation Commission

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Atlantic Provinces Transportation Commission, Moncton, N.B., 1997,:

Seller ID: 91686


(Atlantic Provinces Transportation Commission). Annual Transportation Review 1996. Moncton, N.B.: Atlantic Provinces Transportation Commission, n.d. [1997]. Pp (2),i-iii,1-38,(2). 8vo, white stapled card covers. Contents : Regional Overview (Rail, Air, Highway, Marine, Ferry); Canadian Coast Guard Marine Services Fee; Port Privatization; National Airports Policy; Ferry Service Privatization; Canada Marine Act – Bill C-44; Canada Transportation Act; Nova Scotia Rail Rate Case; Motor Vehicle Weights and Dimensions; Canadian Uniform Bill of Lading Proposals; Infrastructure; National Highway Pro... View more info

Lusitania Disaster : An Episode in Modern Warfare and Diplomacy. 1st in dj.

By: BAILEY, Thomas A. and Paul B. RYAN RYAN, Paul B.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Free Press, New York, 1975, ISBN:0029012406:

Seller ID: 92015


BAILEY, Thomas A. and Paul B. RYAN. The Lusitania Disaster : An Episode in Modern Warfare and Diplomacy. New York: The Free Press, (1975). First Printing. Pp. (4),v-xv,(1),1-383,(1), + 16 p. of plates. Illustrated. Map endpapers. 8vo, blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine, top edge dyed blue. Contents: 1. The Lusitania as a Potential Warship; 2. The Mystery of the Mounted Guns; 3. Changing the Rules after War Begins; 4. The Pre-Lusitania Sinkings; 5. The German Newspaper Threats; 6. Danger Signals and Dire Warnings; 7. Manifests and Munitions; 8. A U-Boat Stalks Its Prey; 9. The Lusitania's ... View more info

Light as an Ecological Factor : A Symposium of the British Ecological Society, Cambridge 30th March - 1 April 1965

By: BAINBRIDGE, Richard, G. Clifford EVANS, and Oliver RACKHAM (eds.). JERLOV, N.J. LYTHGOE, J.N. HEMMINGS, C.C.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Blackwell Scientific Publications, Oxford , 1966,:

Seller ID: 92665


BAINBRIDGE, Richard, G. Clifford EVANS, and Oliver RACKHAM (eds.). Light asan Ecological Factor : A Symposium of the British Ecological Society, Camb ridge 30th March – 1 April 1965. Oxford : Blackwell Scientific Publications, (1966). Pp [i]-xi,(1),1-452,+ 10 plates. Illustrated. Index. 8vo, navy cloth, gilt lettering to spine. The British Ecological Society Symposium Volume Number Six. “Light occupies a special place as an ecological factor because of the number, diversity and importance of the effects which it produces on both plants and animals, because of the complexity of the light cl... View more info

Dryness of Steam and Priming in Marine Boilers. An article in Transactions of the Institute of Marine Engineers, Vol. 59, No. 4, May, 1947

By: BAKER, L., Com. (E).

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Institute of Marine Engineers, London, 1947,:

Seller ID: 91933


BAKER, L., Com. (E). “Dryness of Steam and Priming in Marine Boilers.” An article in Transactions of the Institute of Marine Engineers, Vol. LIX, No. 4, May, 1947, pp 57-67, illustrated. London : Institute of Marine Engineers, 1947. Pp [i]-xxii,57-78,37-48,xxiii-[xxiv] including covers. Illustrated.Double Column. 4to, grey printed wrappers. Other contents : Discussion (pp 67-76); The Author's Reply to the Discussion (pp 76-77); Abstracts of the Technical Press (pp 37-48). Missing most of spine, covers chipped and nearly detached, pen marl and surface tear to front cover, else good. As is. ... View more info

Naturalist in Newfoundland. An article on Joseph Banks in The Beaver : Magazine of the North, Vol. 77:3, June / July 1997

By: BALDWIN, Barry BANKS, Joseph HALLIDAY, Hugh A. McFARLANE, Leslie

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Canada's National History Society, Winnipeg , 1997,:

Seller ID: 92438


BALDWIN, Barry. “A Naturalist in Newfoundland.” An article on Joseph Banks in The Beaver : Magazine of the North, Vol. 77:3, June/July 1997, pp 14-16.Winnipeg : Canada's National History Society, 1997. Pp [1]-55,(1). Illustr ated. Double Column. 4to, illustrated red stapled wrappers. Also : “Medals for the Volunteers” {North-West Rebellion] (by Hugh A. Halliday); “Sin or Salvation?” [Toronto's working girls] (by Carolyn Strage); “The Man Who Was Franklin” [Leslie McFarlane: the Father of the Hardy Boys] (by Shane Peacock); and more. Rubbed and wrinkled, else good. 6.00 View more info

Last Flag Down : The Epic Journey of the Last Confederate Warship.

By: BALDWIN, John, and Ron POWERS.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Three Rivers Press, New York , 2007, ISBN:9780307236562:

Seller ID: 93041


BALDWIN, John, and Ron POWERS. Last Flag Down : The Epic Journey of the Last Confederate Warship. New York : Three Rivers Press, (2007). First Paperback Printing. Pp (14),1-354. Illustrated. Map. Index. 8vo, illustrated creamcard covers. “A masterpiece of storytelling, this is not just the story of the Confederate warship Shenandoah's 15,000-mile bid to save the South and then elude capture, but a masterly portrait of the ship's twenty-four-year -old executive officer – penned by the officer's descendant John Baldwin and Pulitzer Prize-wining author Ron Powers.” - from the back cover. Ve... View more info