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Steam Whaling in the Western Arctic. With contributions by William A. Baker and Charles F. Batchelder. First Edition, Paperback

By: BOCKSTOCE, John R. BATCHELDER, Charles F. BAKER, William A.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Published at the New Bedford Whaling Museum by the Old Dartmouth Historical Society, New Bedford, Mass., 1977,: 1977

Seller ID: 94152


BOCKSTOCE, John R. Steam Whaling in the Western Arctic. With contributions by William A. Baker and Charles F. Batchelder. New Bedford, Mass. : Published at the New Bedford Whaling Museum by the Old Dartmouth Historical Society, 1977. First Edition,. Pp (4),5-127,(1). Illustrated throughout. Maps. Index. Double Column. 4to, illustrated grey card covers, lettered in red to front cover and spine. Contents : Introduction (by Richard C. Kugler). 1. Steam Whaling in the Western Arctic (by John R, Bockstoce). 2. The Design and Construction of Steam Whalers (by William A. ... View more info

Scurvy: How a Surgeon, a Mariner, and a Gentleman Solved the Greatest Medical Mystery of the Age of Sail. Cdn pbk.

By: BOWN, Stephen R. COOK, James) LIND, James) BLANE, Gilbert)

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Thomas Allen, Toronto, 2005, ISBN:0887621783:

Seller ID: 94779


BOWN, Stephen R. Scurvy: How a Surgeon, a Mariner, and a Gentleman Solved the Greatest Medical Mystery of the Age of Sail. Toronto: Thomas Allen, (2005). First Canadian Paperback Printing. Pp. (10),[1]-254. Illustrated with drawings to text. 8vo, illustrated white and grey card covers. Contents: TheEighteenth Century Seafaring World: The Age of Scurvy; 2. Scurvy: The Plag ue of the Sea; 3. Disaster and Victory in the South Seas: Lord Anson's Terrible Voyage; 4. Found and Lost: The Search for a Cure Begins; 5. An Ounce of Prevention: James Lind and the Salisbury Experiment; 6. Unwinding the Kno... View more info

Good Crewman.

By: BRANDON, Robin.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Adlard Coles , London, 1974, ISBN:0229115020:

Seller ID: 93755


BRANDON, Robin. The Good Crewman. Drawings by Tim Reeve. (London) : Adlard Coles Limited, (1974). Second Impression. Pp (14),1-191,(3). Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth, silver lettering to spine. Toy 2044. Contents : 1. Preparation. 2. Getting Under Way. 3. Making Sail. 4. Under Way. 5. Sail Trimming and Changing. 6. Emergencies. 7. Arrival in Harbour. 8. Harbour Work. 9. Domestic. 10. Behaviour. 11. Other Rigs. 12. Leaving Ship. Appendices. Name ticket, to and fore-edge darkened, else good in foxed, darkened and price-clipped dustjacket. As is. 15.00 View more info

Sway of the Grand Saloon. Uncorrected Proof.

By: BRINNIN, John Malcolm.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Delacorte Press, New York , 1971,:

Seller ID: 94241


BRINNIN, John Malcolm. The Sway of the Grand Saloon. New York : Delacorte Press, (1971). Uncorrected Proof. Pp (566),(2). 8vo, blue wrappers, black lettering to front cover. A Social History of the North Atlantic. Nova Scotian references throughout. Of extra interest as Brinnin was born in Halifax. Spine sunned, front cover marked in pen, creased and with a short tear, else good. A working copy with penned marks and corrections throughout. 30.00 View more info

White Star Line, Royal and United States Mail Steamer Britannic. (Triple Screw), Launched at Belfast, 26th February 1914.

By: Britannic

Price: $70.00

Publisher: 7 C's Press, Inc., for the Titanic Historical Society, Riverside, CT, 1975,:

Seller ID: 93292


(Britannic). White Star Line, Royal and United States Mail Steamer “Britannic.” (Triple Screw), Launched at Belfast, 26th February 1914. (Riverside, CT : 7 C's Press, Inc., [for] the Titanic Historical Society, Inc.), n.d. [1970s]. Pp [1]-24. Illustrated. Oblong 8vo, illustrated black stapled card covers. Reprint of 1914 original promotional brochure. Rubbed, else very good. 70.00 View more info

Crush Depth.

By: BUFF, Joe

Price: $20.00

Publisher: William Morrow, New York, 2002, ISBN:0060009640:

Seller ID: 94185


BUFF, Joe. Crush Depth. (New York) : William Morrow, (2002). First Printing. Pp [i]-xiv,[1]-449,(1). 8vo, blue cloth spine, navy paper covered boards,silver lettering to spine. A novel about nuclear submarines. “The cataclys m that began with coordinated reactionary coups in South Africa and Germanycaught America completely unprepared. Overnight, new enemies have emerged and joined forces to attack U.S. and European shipping lanes, setting off aglobal conflagration raging in deadly earnest. And this time the devastati ng weapons of choice used by the Berlin-Boer Axis will be tactical nuclear... View more info

Lighthouses of Maine. 1st pr.

By: CALDWELL, Bill

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Gannett Books, Portland, ME, 1986, ISBN:0930096630:

Seller ID: 76108


CALDWELL, Bill. Lighthouses of Maine. Portland, ME: Gannett Books, (1986). First Printing. Pp. (12),1-276,(4). Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated pale cardcovers with blue spine. "From Grand Manan to Mount Desert to the Isles of Shoals on the New Hampshire border, sixty-eight lighthouses stand along thecoast of Maine and her rivers. In his conversational way, Bill Caldwell le ads his readers on a historical tour of nearly all the Maine Lighthouses. In Caldwell's hands the legends, lore, and history of the impressive signalscome to life. Maine's lighthouses are symbols of its proud maritime heri... View more info

Canal Regulations governing the Use and Management of the Department of Transport Navigation Canals : St. Peters, Canso, St. Ours, Chambly, Ste. Anne,Carillon, Grenville, Rideau, Murray, Trent. Established by Order in Counci l P.C. 1960-664

By: Canals - Canada Department of Transportation]

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Roger Duhamel, Queen's Printer, Ottawa, 1960,:

Seller ID: 66599


[Canals - Canada Department of Transportation]. Canal Regulations governingthe Use and Management of the Department of Transport Navigation Canals : St. Peters, Canso, St. Ours, Chambly, Ste. Anne, Carillon, Grenville, Rideau, Murray, Trent. Established by Order in Council P.C. 1960-664 of May 12, 1960. Ottawa: Roger Duhamel, Queen's Printer, 1960. Pp. (1)-26,[2]. 8vo, printed stapled grey card covers. Vg. 20.00 View more info

Coast of Maine : A Photographic Panorama.

By: CHAMBERLAIN, Samuel.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Hastings House Publishers, New York , 1941,:

Seller ID: 93442


CHAMBERLAIN, Samuel. The Coast of Maine : A Photographic Panorama. New York: Hastings House Publishers, (1941). Pp [1]-101. Illustrated. 8vo, green c loth, gilt lettering to front board and spine. “This books seeks something more intangible – the atmosphere, the elusive essence of coastal Maine. Thephotographic image can immobilize the swift, unforgettable glimpses which linger indelibly in the visitor's memory.” - from the Foreword. Included are many photographs of boats and wharves. Spine and margins browned, rubbed,else good to very good. 20.00 View more info

Image for Certified Serviceable : Swordfish to Sea King: The Technical Story of Canadian Naval Aviation by Those Who Made It So. First Edition in dustjacket.

Certified Serviceable : Swordfish to Sea King: The Technical Story of Canadian Naval Aviation by Those Who Made It So. First Edition in dustjacket.

By: CHARLTON, Peter WHITBY, Michael PETTIPAS, Leo, editor emeritus

Price: $100.00

Publisher: CNATH Book Project, Ottawa, 1995, ISBN:0969959508: 1995

Seller ID: 22469

ISBN: 0969959508


CHARLTON, Peter & Michael WHITBY, (eds.). "Certified Serviceable" : Swordfish to Sea King : The Technical Story of Canadian Naval Aviation by Those Who Made It So. (Ottawa : CNATH Book Project, 1995). First Edition. Pp (6),7-496. Illustrated throughout. Decorated endpapers. Double column. 4to, blue cloth with gilt lettering to front and spine. Contents: 1. The Beginning, 1943-1945; 2. The Formative Years, 1946-1949; 3-4. The Fabulous Fifties, 1950-1954 and 1955-1959; 5. Setting the Standard, 1960-1964; 6. The Beginning of the End, 1965-1968; 7. Naval Ai... View more info

Tales of Maritime Maine : The Vanished Years of the Maine Coast Brought to Life in Three Absorbing Tales. 1st US in dj

By: CLARK, Bruce

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Yankee Books, Dublin, NH, 1987, ISBN:0899091229:

Seller ID: 20993


CLARK, Bruce. Tales of Maritime Maine : The Vanished Years of the Maine Coast Brought to Life in Three Absorbing Tales. Dublin, NH : Yankee Books, (1987). First Edition. Pp 165. 8vo, brown cloth spine. Two short stories and anovella set "in a time when the waters off the coast of Maine were dotted with the sails of working vessels." They are : Anthony's Luck; The Sisters'Song; The Last of the Coastermen. Vg in nicked, price-clipped dj. 20.00 View more info

Captains Outrageous : The Amazing Voyage of the Glory Be.

By: CLARK, Morton Gill.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: William Morrow & Company, New York , 1938,:

Seller ID: 94535


CLARK, Morton Gill. Captains Outrageous : The Amazing Voyage of the Glory Be. New York : William Morrow & Company, 1938. Pp (2),[i]-viii,(4),[1]-295,(3), frontis + 7 leaves of plates. Endpaper Maps. 8vo, illustrated blue wrappers, French flaps. Toy 706 : "Fictionalized account of a voyage from Tahiti to Cannes via the Suez Canal, June 1933 to March 1935, on the chartered schooner Glory Be. Desperately funny. " “The hilarious (and incredible) story of four young men in a boat – their voyage from Tahiti to Cannes with a madcap company and crew...” (from the back cover). Spine creas... View more info

First Saratoga: Being the Saga of John Young and His Sloop-of-War. . in dj.

By: CLARK, William Bell

Price: $70.00

Publisher: Louisiana State University Press, Baton Rouge, 1953,:

Seller ID: 31379


CLARK, William Bell. The First Saratoga: Being the Saga of John Young and His Sloop-of-War. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, (1953). Pp 199. 8vo, blue cloth. An early revisionist account of the career of one of the United States' earliest, and the author contends most distinguished, naval officers. "During the American Revolution, the Saratoga played a significant role in stemming the flow of supplies to British forces. Sailing out of Delaware River ports on her three cruises, she engaged heavily armed British vessels in spectacularly successful encounters, capturing 12 prize... View more info

Ships of the Royal Navy. [Volume 1] : The Complete Record of all Fighting Ships of the Royal Navy from the Fifteenth Century to the Present. Volume 2 : Navy-Built Trawlers, Drifters, Tugs and Requisitioned Ships from the Fifteenth Century to the Present.

By: COLLEDGE, J.J.

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Naval Institute Press, Annapolis, MD, 1987, ISBN:087021652X:

Seller ID: 94158


COLLEDGE, J.J. Ships of the Royal Navy. [Volume 1] : The Complete Record ofall Fighting Ships of the Royal Navy from the Fifteenth Century to the Pre sent. Volume 2 : Navy-Built Trawlers, Drifters, Tugs and Requisitioned Ships from the Fifteenth Century to the Present. Foreword by David Brown. (Annapolis, MD) : Naval Institute Press, (1987-1989). Revised and Expanded Edition. Pp [1]-388,(4); [1]-245,(3). Double Column. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. ADDITIONAL SHIPPING CHARGES MAY BE REQUIRED DUE TO ITS WEIGHT. Very good in dustjackets. The set for 85.00 View more info

Voyages of Captain Cook.

By: COOK, James

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Interlyth, Ltd., New York, 1971,:

Seller ID: 94122


(COOK, James). The Voyages of Captain Cook. (New York : Interlyth, Ltd., 1971). Pp (44). Illustrated. Double Column. 4to, illustrated white glossy paper covered boards. A Nutmeg Press Book. A children's book about Captain Cook. Light wear to spine ends and corners, else very good. 9.00 View more info

Canadian Military History. Volume 3, Number 1, Spring 1994.

By: COPP, Terry (ed.). WHITBY, Michael BRANDON, Laura MEDLAND, Stan

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Laurier Centre for Military, Strategic and Disarmament Studies, Wilfred Laurier University, Waterloo, Ontario , 1994,:

Seller ID: 93515


COPP, Terry (ed.). Canadian Military History. Volume 3, Number 1, Spring 1994. (Waterloo, Ontario : Laurier Centre for Military, Strategic and Disarmament Studies, Wilfred Laurier University, 1994). Pp 1-152. Illustrated. Double Column. 4to, illustrated yellow card covers. Contents : Special Feature: D-Day and the Normandy Campaign : “The Defeat of the 12th SS: 7-10 June 1944” by Oliver Haller (pp 8-25); “Normandy Summer: D-Day and after in Canadian Art /L'été normand, 1944: le jour J et après...dans l'art canadien” byLaura Brandon (pp 26-36); “Tactical Air Power in Normandy: Some... View more info

Century of Sea Trading 1824-1924 : The General Steam Navigation Company Limited. White cloth

By: CORNFORD, L. Cope. WYLLIE, W.L. SPURLING, J.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: A. & C. Black Ltd, London , 1924,:

Seller ID: 102490


CORNFORD, L. Cope. A Century of Sea Trading 1824-1924 : The General Steam Navigation Company Limited. Illustrated by W.L. Wyllie & J. Spurling with other illustrations reproduced from old prints. London : A. & C. Black Ltd., 1924. Pp (4),v-x,1-182,+ 26 leaves of plates + Index Errata Slip tipped-in.Index. 8vo, decorated white cloth, gilt to front board and spine. (Perhaps the first-state binding?). Ben Cohen, The Thames 1580-1980: A General Bibl iography, p.307. Contents : Preface; The Formation of the Company; Eighteen-Twenty-Four; Steam and Sail; London River; Steamships Prevail; Rescue Work... View more info

Century of Sea Trading 1824-1924 : The General Steam Navigation Company Limited. Blue cloth

By: CORNFORD, L. Cope. WYLLIE, W.L. SPURLING, J.

Price: $65.00

Publisher: A. & C. Black Ltd, London , 1924,:

Seller ID: 94120


CORNFORD, L. Cope. A Century of Sea Trading 1824-1924 : The General Steam Navigation Company Limited. Illustrated by W.L. Wyllie & J. Spurling with other illustrations reproduced from old prints. London : A. & C. Black Ltd., 1924. Pp (4),v-x,1-182,+ 26 leaves of plates + Index Errata Slip tipped-in.Index. 8vo, decorated blue cloth, gilt to front board and spine. Ben Cohen , The Thames 1580-1980: A General Bibliography, p.307. Contents : Preface; The Formation of the Company; Eighteen-Twenty-Four; Steam and Sail; London River; Steamships Prevail; Rescue Work at Messina; Friends in Need; War Ser... View more info

North Pole Legacy. in dj.

By: COUNTER, S. Allen HENSON PEARY

Price: $25.00

Publisher: University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA, 1991, ISBN:0870237365:

Seller ID: 35616


COUNTER, S. Allen. North Pole Legacy : Black, White & Eskimo. Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press, (1991). Pp 222, 28 pp plates. 8vo, black cloth. "S. Allen Counter has long been an admirer of Matthew Henson, the blackAmerican explorer who accompanied Robert E. Peary to the North Pole. While doing research in Sweden, Counter became intrigued by talk of mixed-race E skimos living in Greenland. Several years later he set out to investigate, eventually making his way more than a thousand miles north of the Arctic Circle. There, in two tiny settlements, he found Anaukaq Henson and Kali ... View more info

North Pole Legacy. inscribed in dj.

By: COUNTER, S. Allen HENSON PEARY

Price: $30.00

Publisher: University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA, 1991, ISBN:0870237365:

Seller ID: 93149


COUNTER, S. Allen. North Pole Legacy : Black, White & Eskimo. Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press, (1991). Pp 222, 28 pp plates. 8vo, black cloth. "S. Allen Counter has long been an admirer of Matthew Henson, the blackAmerican explorer who accompanied Robert E. Peary to the North Pole. While doing research in Sweden, Counter became intrigued by talk of mixed-race E skimos living in Greenland. Several years later he set out to investigate, eventually making his way more than a thousand miles north of the Arctic Circle. There, in two tiny settlements, he found Anaukaq Henson and Kali ... View more info