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And Ships and Sealing-Wax : A Chronicle of the Cruise of the Empress of Britain, 1933-4.

By: IRWIN, Alan Maurice.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Macmillan Company of Canada , Toronto, 1934,:

Seller ID: 94162


IRWIN, Alan Maurice. “-- and ships – and sealing-wax” : A Chronicle of the Cruise of the Empress of Britain, 1933-4. With photographs by the Author. Toronto : The Macmillan Company of Canada Limited, 1934. Pp (8),[1]-285,(3),frontis + 7 plates. 8vo, blue patterned cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Wh iteman, et al. A Bibliography of Macmillan of Canada, 585. Not in Watters. “Decidedly of the twentieth century, this book, which is illustrated with forty photographs by the author, records a voyage around the world. Enlivened by touches of humour, and written in a breezy, readable style, ... View more info

Jane's Naval Review. 5th yr. in dj

By: Jane's) MOORE, John, ed.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Jane's, London, 1986, ISBN:0710603703:

Seller ID: 26096


(Jane's). Jane's Naval Review : Fifth year of issue. Edited by Captain JohnMoore. (London) : Jane's, (1986). Pp 176. Lg 8vo, blue cloth. Includes: De smond Warren's "The naval year", Paul Beaver's "Naval aviation and the resurgence of the aircraft carrier", Cdr Roy Corlett's "Soviet submarine propulsion: signs of a great leap forward?", Ingeniuer en Chef de l'Armement Tournyol du Clos's "France's commitment to a nuclear navy", Yossef Bodansky's "Soviet Navy: the king is dead...", Vice Adm M.S. Holcomb's "US Navy: full speed ahead ... but what course?... View more info

Jane's Fighting Ships 1995-96. blue cloth, gilt to spine and fr. board

By: Jane's) SHARPE, Richard JANE, Fred T.

Price: $90.00

Publisher: Jane's Publishing, 1995, ISBN:0710612540:

Seller ID: 62742


(Jane's). Jane's Fighting Ships 1995-96. Edited by Captain Richard Sharpe. London: Jane's Publishing Co., 1995. Pp 908. Illustrated. Double column. 4to, blue cloth, gilt to spine and front board. Slight spine roll, sticker ghost to spine, discrete library stamp to title page, else very good. Due to the size of this volume, extra shipping costs will be necessary to cover the cost of postage. 90.00 View more info

Last Cruise of the Panther. Illustrated by Frederic A. Anderson.

By: JENKINS, MacGregor.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Penn Publishing Company, Philadelphia , 1929,:

Seller ID: 93928


JENKINS, MacGregor. The Last Cruise of the Panther. Illustrated by FredericA. Anderson. Philadelphia : The Penn Publishing Company, (1929). Pp (4),[1 ]-245,(5), frontis + 4 plates. 8vo, orange cloth with pictorial panel to front board, black lettering to front board and spine. A story of three children and a barn pretending to be a pirate ship. Slightly cocked, wear to spine ends and corners, spine lightly sunned, name, rear inner hinge cracked, else good. Uncommon. 60.00 View more info

Offshore Manual International

By: JOHNSON, Peter (ed.) HUMPHREYS, Robert MASHALLL, Roger MILNE, Peter

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Dodd, Mead, New York, 1977,:

Seller ID: 53272


JOHNSON, Peter (ed.). Offshore Manual International. With Robert Humphreys (Europe), Roger Marshall (USA) ; illustrated by Peter Milne. New York: Dodd, Mead, (1977). Pp. 172. 8vo, illustrated blue and white cloth covers. Toy 4194a. A manual for offshore yacht racing. Some minor edgewear, else vg. 15.00 View more info

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Thames Triumphant. First Edition in dustjacket

By: JONES, Sydney R.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Studio, London & New York, 1943,: 1943

Seller ID: 18473


JONES, Sydney R. Thames Triumphant. A Companion Work to London Triumphant. London & New York: The Studio Publications, (December 1943). First Printing. Pp (3),iv-vi,7-272. Illustrated throughout, with some images on the regular paper and some on glossy stock. 8vo, navy cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Cohen, The Thames, 1580-1980: A General Bibliography p.161. Sydney Robert Jones (b. 1881, Birmingham, England - 1966). Contents : Prologue : A venture on the water—and its results. Gloucestershire to O... View more info

Wolfpack : The U-Boat War and the Allied Counter-Attack 1939-1945.

By: JORDAN, David.

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Spellmount, Staplehurst , 2002, ISBN:1862271585:

Seller ID: 93487


JORDAN, David. Wolfpack : The U-Boat War and the Allied Counter-Attack 1939-1945. Staplehurst : Spellmount, (2002). First Printing. Pp [1]-176. Illustrated. Index. Double Column. 4to, illustrated maroon glossy paper covered boards. “Illustrated with over 100 colour and black and white photographs. Detailed accounts of the U-boat tactics, convoy battles, and the Allied counter-offensive. Contains 60 colour artworks of the U-boats, surface ships and aircraft of the major combatants.” - from the dj. ADDITIONAL SHIPPING CHARGES MAY APPLY DUE TO ITS WEIGHT. Very good in unclipped dustjacket. 28... View more info

Notes on Meteorology. Third Edition

By: KEMP, J.F., and Peter YOUNG

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Kandy Publications, Sevenoaks, Kent, 1971,:

Seller ID: 94242


KEMP, J.F., and Peter YOUNG. Notes on Meteorology. (Sevenoaks, Kent) : Kandy Publications, (January 1971). Third Edition, reset, enlarged, and revisedthroughout. Pp [1]-88. Illustrated. Maps. Index. 8vo, illustrated pale yel low stapled card covers. Contents : 1. Instruments. 2. The Atmosphere. 3. Cloud and Precipitation. 4. Wind. 5. Isobaric Systems. 6. Tropical Storms. 7. Currents and Ice. 8. Weather Charts and Routeing. Rubbed, penned name, else good. 12.00 View more info

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Great Age of Sail : Maritime Art and Photography. First Edition in dustjacket

By: KEMP, Peter and Richard ORMOND ORMOND, Richard

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Phaidon, Oxford, 1986, ISBN:0714824232: 1986

Seller ID: 17295

ISBN: 0714824232


KEMP, Peter and Richard ORMOND. The Great Age of Sail : Maritime Art and Photography. Oxford : Phaidon, (1986). First Printing. Pp 127. Illustrated. 4to, red cloth. A history of the sailing ship illustrated by art and photography from the Picture collections of the National Maritime Museum at Greenwich. "The primary purpose of the present book is to make the collection of paintings at Greenwich more widely known and appreciated. Over 200 works have been reproduced, 65 in colour, accompanied by descriptive captions. We were very fortunate in persuading the distinguished naval his... View more info

Flashes From the Past : Forty-Two Years Covering the News. First Edition

By: KENNEDY, Frank J.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Breakwater, 2000, ISBN:1550811649: 2000

Seller ID: 60192

ISBN: 1550811649


KENNEDY, Frank J. Flashes From the Past : Forty-Two Years Covering the News. (St. John's, NF) : Breakwater, (2000). First Edition. Pp. (6),7-249,(7). Illustrated with many b&w photos in the text. 8vo, white photo-illustrated cardcovers with brown spine, black lettering to spine. Frank J. Kennedy (b. 1921, St. John's) the popular St. John's Daily News photographer, beginning there in March 1944. A collection of highlights from the career of the Newfoundland photo-journalist, Frank Kennedy. Arranged in three chapters : 1. The Early Years. Spie... View more info

Wavy Navy by Some Who Served. With a Foreword by Admiral of the Fleet Lord Cunningham of Hyndhope.

By: KERR, J. Lennox, and David JAMES (eds.) LAW, Anthony

Price: $75.00

Publisher: George G. Harrap, London , 1950,:

Seller ID: 94132


KERR, J. Lennox, and David JAMES (eds.). Wavy Navy by Some Who Served. Witha Foreword by Admiral of the Fleet Lord Cunningham of Hyndhope. London : G eorge G. Harrap & Co. Ltd., (1950). Second Printing. Pp [1]-263,(3), colourfrontis + 5 colour plates. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Inclu des two plates by Anthony Law. C. Anthony Law (1916-1996) was born in London, England, to Canadian parents, and settled in Halifax in the 1950s. Clothrubbed, wear to spine ends and corners, front inner hinge cracked, else go od. Signed without inscription to title page by David James, one of the edi... View more info

Nacky Patcher and the Curse of the Dry-Land Boats : A novel.

By: KLUGER, Jeffrey

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Philomel Books, New York, 2007, ISBN:9780399246043:

Seller ID: 94035


KLUGER, Jeffrey. Nacky Patcher and the Curse of the Dry-Land Boats : A novel. With illustrations by David Elliot. (New York : Philomel Books, 2007). First Impression. Pp [i]-viii,[1]-374,(2). Illustrated. 8vo, white paper covered boards, metallic blue lettering to spine. When thief and swindler Nacky Patcher and orphaned eleven-year-old Teedie Flinn discover a huge wreckedboat in a small mountain lake near their town, they try to unite all the i nhabitants to help rebuild the vessel--an endeavor that forever changes allof their lives. Very goodin uncliped dustjacket. 14.00 View more info

Tall Ships : The Fleet for the 21st Century. 4th ed

By: KOZA, Thaddeus KOZA, Thaddeus

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Tide-Mark Press, Windsor, CT, 2006, ISBN:9781594902369:

Seller ID: 93620


KOZA, Thaddeus. The Tall Ships. : [cover adds : The Fleet for the 21st Century]. East Hartford : Tide-Mark Press, (2006). Fourth Edition. Pp (6),1-231,(3). Profusely Illustrated. Oblong 8vo, illustrated blue and red card covers. "This new and revised fourth edition of Tall Ships includes photographsand descriptions of more than 200 vessels, including the major class "A" s hips, along with many class "B" and "C" vessels from around the world. Organized alphabetically for easy reference, Tall Ships offers a major photograph of each vessel, supplemented by many photogr... View more info

Mackenzie : River to the Top of the World. in dj

By: LAMBIE, Beatrice Rivers of the World Books KLIEM, Fred, maps

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Garrard Publishing Co., Champaign, Ill., 1967,:

Seller ID: 28997


LAMBIE, Beatrice. The Mackenzie : River to the Top of the World. Maps by Fred Kliem. Champaign, Ill.: Garrard Publishing Co., (1967). Pp 94. Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth. In the Rivers of the World series. "History, geographyand social studies unfold in these dramatic books for young readers." - fr om the dj. Chapters : 1. North to the Arctic; 2. River of Disappointment; 3. Winter and Summer; 4. The Struggle for Furs; 5. Muskeg and Mosquitoes; 6.Oil, Pitchblende, Uranium, and Gold; 7. The Eskimos and Indians; 8. Towns of the North; 9. Development Ahead. Very good in nicked dj. 16.00 View more info

Canals : A True Book

By: LANDAU, Elaine

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Children's Press, 2001,:

Seller ID: 43831


LANDAU, Elaine. Canals : A True Book. New York : Children's Press, (2001). Pp 47. 8vo, ill. card covers. An illustrated introduction to the world's canals for young readers. Vg. 6.00 View more info

Problems of the Pacific 1931 : Proceedings of the Fourth Conference of the Institute of Pacific Relations, Hangchow and Shanghai, China, October 21 toNovember 2

By: LASKER, Bruno (ed.)

Price: $75.00

Publisher: University of Chicago Press, Chicago , 1932,:

Seller ID: 94238


LASKER, Bruno, (ed.). Problems of the Pacific 1931 : Proceedings of the Fourth Conference of the Institute of Pacific Relations, Hangchow and Shanghai, China, October 21 to November 2. Assisted by W.L. Holland. Chicago : The University of Chicago Press, (June 1932). Pp [i]-xi,(1),[1]-548,+ folding map. Index. 8vo, maroon cloth, gilt lettering to front board and spine. Contents : I. Economic Relations in the Pacific. 1. Trade Relations in the Pacific. 2. Changes in Standards or Living. II. China's Economic Development. 3. Rural Reconstruction. 4. Communications. 5. Industrial Development. 6. Fo... View more info

Australia and the British Commonwealth. The John Murtagh Macrossan Lectures, 1928.

By: LATHAM, J.G. BRUCE, S.M.

Price: $160.00

Publisher: Macmillan and Co., London , 1929,:

Seller ID: 93878


LATHAM, J.G. Australia and the British Commonwealth. The John Murtagh Macrossan Lectures, 1928. With a Foreword by The Right Hon. S.M. Bruce. London :Macmillan and Co., Limited, 1929. [i]-xi,(1),[1]-146,(2). 8vo, red cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Of nautical interest : Ch. VII : The Merchant Shipping Act (pp 99-112). General contents : 1. The Principle of Freedom. 2. The Bonds of the Commonwealth [...]. 3. Unity and Autonomy [...]. 4. Disallowance and Reservation of Dominion Legislation. 5. Dominion Parliaments and Extra-Territorial Legislation. 6. The Colonial Laws Validity Act. 7. The Merc... View more info

Introduction to Marine Engineering. in dj.

By: LATHAM, Robert F.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: United States Naval Institute, Annapolis, MD , 1958,:

Seller ID: 93486


LATHAM, Robert F. Introduction to Marine Engineering. Annapolis, MD : United States Naval Institute, 1958. Various paginations (totalling 202) + 10 folding plates. Illustrated. Index. Double Column. 4to, blue pebbled cloth, gilt lettering to front board and spine. Contents : 1. Steam Propulsion. 2. History and Development. 3. Basic Features in Modern Express Boiler Design.4. Accessories in Modern Express Boiler Unit Design. 5. Accessories Contro lling the Flow of Steam, Air, Oil, and Water. 6. Supplying Heat to the Boiler. 7. Boiler Water Treatment. 8. Operational Boiler Types. 9. Nuclear Powe... View more info

Livingstone's River : A history of The Zambezi Expedition 1858-1864

By: LIVINGSTONE, David MARTELLI, George.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Chatto & Windus, London, 1970,:

Seller ID: 93353


MARTELLI, George. Livingstone's River : A history of The Zambezi Expedition1858-1864. London : Chatto & Windus, 1970. Proof Copy. Pp [i]-xi,(1),1-252 . 8vo, brown card covers. The proof copy did not include illustrations or maps. Contents : 1. God's Highway. 2. The Expedition Prepares. 3. The Portuguese and the Zambezi. 4. Voyage of the Pearl. 5. The White Elephant. 6. Kebrabasa Rapids. 7. The Shire and Lake Shirwa. 8. Lake Nyassa. 9. The Long March. 10. The Bishop Goes to War. 11. Feminine Interlude. 12. The Last Phase. Rubbed, a few pencilled notes, else good to very good. 20.00 View more info

Strange Tales of the Seven Seas

By: LOCKHART, J.G. Nautilus Library series. 24

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Philip Allan & Co., London , 1934,:

Seller ID: 93989


LOCKHART, J.G. Strange Tales of the Seven Seas. London : Philip Allan & Co.Ltd., (1934). Second Edition (Nautilus Library). Pp [1]-191,(1). Small 8vo , blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. No. 24 in The Nautilus Library series. A selection of sea stories, with mutiny being the theme of more than half of them. Contents : The Murder of George Glass; The Story of the 'FloweryLand'; The Man Who Walked the Plank; The Steward of the 'Lennie'; The 'Cas well' Barque; Last Thoughts on the 'Mary Celeste' (pp 87-92); The Running Amok in the 'Frank N. Thayer'; The 'Crook Ship'; The Filipinos of the 'Ethel... View more info