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Voyage Through the Antarctic. First American Edition in dustjacket

By: ADAMS, Richard and Ronald LOCKLEY LOCKLEY, Ronald HIRST-SMITH, Peter

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Knopf, New York, 1983, ISBN:0394528581:

Seller ID: 19318


ADAMS, Richard and Ronald LOCKLEY. Voyage Through the Antarctic. Photographs by Peter Hirst-Smith. N.Y.: Alfred A. Knopf, 1983. First US Edition. Pp 160. Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth spine. "Adams set out with Ronald Lockley and photographer Peter Hirst-0Smith aboard a ship that would take them -- and seventy-five other passengers [aboard the Lindblad Explorer] -- down from Tierra del Fuego and eventually back up to the southern tip of New Zealand: a trip of some 6,500 miles along the coasts and through the seas of Antarctica. [...] They visited Captain Scott's huts -- one built in 1902, t... View more info

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Sea-Fishing Industry of England and Wales : A Popular Account of the Sea Fisheries and Fishing Boats of those Countries. ex-lib.

By: AFLALO, F.G

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Edward Stanford, London, 1904,:

Seller ID: 43260


AFLALO, F.G. The Sea-Fishing Industry of England and Wales : A Popular Account of the Sea Fisheries and Fishing Boats of those Countries. London : Edward Stanford, 1904. Pp 386, 1 folding map. 8vo, green cloth, gilt to front and spine. The first comprehensive popular study of the subject of the steam trawler era. "It attempts no more than to set before the people of England and Wales something of the historical development and present grandeur ofthe fishing industry." -from the Preface. Chapter headings include: "Life in the Sea"; "Production"; "Distribution"; &... View more info

Pacific : The Official Companion Book to the HBO Miniseries. in dj.

By: AMBROSE, Hugh

Price: $18.00

Publisher: NAL Caliber, New York, 2010, ISBN:9780451230232:

Seller ID: 96314


AMBROSE, Hugh. The Pacific [Dj adds: "The Official Companion Book to the HBO Miniseries"] . (New York): NAL Caliber, (2010). First Printing. Pp. (8),[ix]-xviii,[1]-489,(5), + 32 p. of plates. Illustrated. 8vo, black cloth s[pine with black paper covered boards, gilt lettering to spine. "Between America's retreat from China in late 1941 and the moment that MacArthur's planelanded in Japan in 1945, [American enlisted men] fought many key battles o f the war in the Pacific. Here, Hugh Ambrose focuses on the real-life experiences of [...] servicemen, enhancing and expanding upon the st... View more info

American Neptune : A Quarterly Journal of Maritime History and Arts, Volume55, No. 1, Winter 1995

By: American Neptune BARD, Nelson P. BURLIN, Paul Thompson MARGOLIN, Samuel G.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Peabody Museum of Salem and Essex Institute, Salem, MA , 1995,:

Seller ID: 95735


(American Neptune). The American Neptune : A Quarterly Journal of Maritime History and Arts, Volume 55, No. 1, Winter 1995. Salem, MA : Peabody Essex Museum, 1995. Pp [1]-92. Illustrated. Map. Double Column. 4to, illustrated blue card covers. Contents : “Might and Would Not”: The Earl of Warwick's Privateering Expedition of 1627 (by Nelson P. Bard, Jr., pp 5-18); Guardships on the Virginia Station, 1667-1767 (by Samuel G. Margolin, pp 19-41); Naval Operations in West Africa and the Disruption of the Slave Trade during the American Revolution (by Keith P. Hertzog, pp 42-48); Arthur Sewall: ... View more info

American Neptune : A Quarterly Journal of Maritime History and Arts, Volume57, No. 4, Fall 1997 Special issue on : James Fenimore Cooper, the Birth o f American Maritime Experience.

By: American Neptune COOPER, James Fenimore PHILBRICK, Thomas FRANKLIN, Wayne

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Peabody Museum of Salem and Essex Institute, Salem, MA , 1997,:

Seller ID: 95744


(American Neptune). The American Neptune : A Quarterly Journal of Maritime History and Arts, Volume 57, No. 4, Fall 1997. Salem, MA : Peabody Essex Museum, 1997. Pp (3),296-388,[i]-xxi,(3). Illustrated. Double Column. 4to, illustrated blue card covers. Special issue on : James Fenimore Cooper, the Birth of American Maritime Experience. Contents : Introduction: Becoming James Fenimore Cooper (by Wayne Franklin, pp 299-314); Fact and Fiction: Uses of Maritime History in Cooper's Afloat and Shore (by Thomas Philbrick, pp 315-322); James Fenimore Cooper's Ned Myers: A Life Before the Mast (by Will... View more info

American Neptune : A Quarterly Journal of Maritime History and Arts, Volume57, No. 3, Summer 1997

By: American Neptune GALLAGHER, Mary A. Y. JOHNSON, Robert Erwin LIAPUNOVA, Roza G.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Peabody Museum of Salem and Essex Institute, Salem, MA , 1997,:

Seller ID: 95743


(American Neptune). The American Neptune : A Quarterly Journal of Maritime History and Arts, Volume 57, No. 3, Summer 1997. Salem, MA : Peabody Essex Museum, 1997. Pp (3),200-292. Illustrated. Map. Double Column. 4to, illustrated blue card covers. Contents : Charting a New Course for the China Trade: The Late Eighteenth Century American Model (by Mary A. Y. Gallagher, pp 201-218); Aleut Baidarkas (by Roza G. Liapunova. Translated by Jerry Shelest, pp 219-228); “A Sad Tale That Must Be Told”: Madeleine Curtis Mixter's Account of the Loss of the Ville du Havre (by Oliver Wolcott, Jr., pp 229... View more info

American Neptune : A Quarterly Journal of Maritime History and Arts, Volume54, No. 4, Fall 1994

By: American Neptune GRASSBY, Richard SLOAN, Edward W. GORDON, Eleanora C.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Peabody Museum of Salem and Essex Institute, Salem, MA , 1994,:

Seller ID: 95733


(American Neptune). The American Neptune : A Quarterly Journal of Maritime History and Arts, Volume 54, No. 4, Fall 1994. Salem, MA : Peabody Essex Museum, 1994. Pp (3),244-320. Illustrated. Double Column. 4to, illustrated blue card covers. Contents : Marine Painting as Fine Art: The Example of James Edward Buttersworth (by Richard Grassby, pp 245-251); The Female Sailor on the Christopher Mitchell: Fact and Fantasy (by Elizabeth A. Little, pp 252-258); The U.S.S. Kearsarge, Sixteen Irishmen, and a Dark and Stormy Night(by Edward W. Sloan, pp 259-264); The Captain as Healer: Medical Care on M ... View more info

American Neptune : A Quarterly Journal of Maritime History and Arts, Volume57, No. 1, Winter 1997

By: American Neptune SYRETT, David ALLISON, Robert J. JENSEN, John Odin

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Peabody Museum of Salem and Essex Institute, Salem, MA , 1997,:

Seller ID: 95741


(American Neptune). The American Neptune : A Quarterly Journal of Maritime History and Arts, Volume 57, No. 1, Winter 1997. Salem, MA : Peabody Essex Museum, 1997. Pp [1]-95,(1). Illustrated. Double Column. 4to, illustrated blue card covers. Contents : Sailing to Algiers: American Sailors Encounter the Muslim World (by Robert J. Allison, pp 5-18); Ostend Whalers in Spitsbergen and the Davis Strait: The History of the Ostend Whaling Company, 1727-1734 ( by Jan Parmentier, pp 19-36); The Battle for Convoy SC-121, 6-10 March 1943 (by David Syrett, pp 37-46); Hospitals and Mariners: A Study in Gre... View more info

American Neptune : A Quarterly Journal of Maritime History and Arts, Volume56, No. 3, Summer 1996

By: American Neptune URICK, William J. COLETTA, Paolo E. BROWNLEE, Edward G.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Peabody Museum of Salem and Essex Institute, Salem, MA , 1996,:

Seller ID: 95736


(American Neptune). The American Neptune : A Quarterly Journal of Maritime History and Arts, Volume 56, No. 3, Summer 1996. Salem, MA : Peabody Essex Museum, 1996. Pp (3),190-309,(1). Illustrated. Double Column. 4to, illustrated blue card covers. Contents : A Tugman's Story: Life and times of B. B. Inman (by Al Miller); The United States Navy Boarding Rattle: A Unique Itemof Nineteenth Century US Naval Ordnance (by William J. Urick III, pp 215-2 27); William A. Moffett and His "Disastrous Dirigibles" (bv Paolo E. Coletta, pp 227-234); A Home on the Sublime: Trans-Oceanic Perspectives (... View more info

Women of the West Coast : Then and Now.

By: ANDERSEN, Marnie

Price: $15.00

Publisher: 1993, ISBN:0969698607:

Seller ID: 95494


ANDERSEN, Marnie. Women of the West Coast : Then and Now. Illustrated by Tage Andersen. (Sidney, B.C.) : Sand Dollar Press, (September1993). Second Printing. Pp [i]-xvi,[1]-189,(1). Illustrated. Maps. 8vo, illustrated blue card covers. “Vancouver Island's rugged west coast has always attracted people with a dream, those who relish a challenge, or those seeking to live their lives amidst surroundings that nourish the spirit. Many of these individuals have been women.” (from the back cover). Among these were the women of the lighthouses; “a former ballet dancer and long distance sailor who... View more info

Submarines, Diving and the Underwater World : A Bibliography

By: ANDERSON, Frank J.

Price: $70.00

Publisher: Archon, 1975,:

Seller ID: 30228


ANDERSON, Frank J., (comp.). Submarines, Diving, and the Underwater World: A Bibliography. Compiled and Edited by Frank J. Anderson. (Hamden, Connecticut) : Archon Books, 1975. First Edition. Pp (4),v-ix,(1),1-238. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. “In one alphabetical sequence, over 1,500 titles (plus authors and cross-references) cover historical works, technicaltreatises, biographical memoirs, official documents, bibliographies, and f iction for all tastes and ages. One- half the entries deal with submarines in war, but as naval combat is no longer their only use, the submarine an... View more info

Naval Wars in the Baltic During the Sailing-Ship Epoch 1522-1850

By: ANDERSON, R.C

Price: $350.00

Publisher: C. Gilbert-Wood, London, 1910,:

Seller ID: 41057


ANDERSON, R.C. Naval Wars in the Baltic During the Sailing-Ship Epoch 1522-1850. London: C. Gilbert-Wood, 1910. First Edition. Pp (4),[v]-vi,(2),[1]-423,(1), XVII leaves plates. 8vo, blue cloth, t.e.g., gilt lettering to spine. "I have dealt with the subject in detail from the year 1563 to the end of the Napoleonic wars in 1815, and have, for the sake of completeness, sketched in outline the course of events between 1522 and 1563 and between 1815and 1850. Throughout I have endeavoured to give as much detailed informati on as possible, but have purposely refrained from any discussion of the... View more info

Nautilus 90 North. 1st pr in dj.

By: ANDERSON, William R., Commander BLAIR, Clay, Jr. KRAWCZYK, John

Price: $16.00

Publisher: World Publishing Co., Cleveland, OH, 1959,:

Seller ID: 53236


ANDERSON, William R., Commander. Nautilus 90 North : [The dramatic account of the first atomic submarine's voyage from the Pacific to the Atlantic beneath the Arctic ice pack]. With Clay Blair Jr.. Photographs by John Krawczyk. Cleveland, OH: World Publishing Co., (1959). First printing. Pp. 251 + 32 p. of plates. Map endpapers. 8vo, blue cloth. Anderson 22, Tourville, Alaska, A bibliography 252. Very faint soiling to front board, else very good in lightly chipped, price-clipped dust jacket. 16.00 View more info

This Was Seafaring : A Sea Chest of Salty Memories. reprint in dj

By: ANDREWS, Ralph W. and Harry A. KIRWIN KIRWIN, Harry A.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Bonanza, New York, 0,:

Seller ID: 28159


ANDREWS, Ralph W. and Harry A. KIRWIN. This Was Seafaring : A Sea Chest of Salty Memories. N.Y.: Bonanza Books, n.d. [copyright 1955]. Later Reprint. Pp 168. Illustrated. 4to, pale blue cloth. Tourville, Alaska, A bibliography 262. Thirty years of maritime events- significant arrivals and departures, shipwrecks, strandings, prodigious storms, strange vessels- in the Pacific Northwest, as recorded by a single cameraman and narrated by an award-winning author. Name to flyleaf, else very good in lightly rubbed dust jacket.20.00 View more info

Chambers's Papers for the People. Volume V.

By: Antarctic Exploration BROOKE, James

Price: $50.00

Publisher: William and Robert Chambers, Edinburgh, 1850,:

Seller ID: 95084


(Antarctic Exploration). Chambers's Papers for the People. Volume V. Edinburgh : Published by William and Robert Chambers, 1850. Pp (4),1-[32],1-[32],1-[32], 1-[32], 1-[32],1-[32],1-[32],1-[32]. 8vo, decorated in red and green on cream paper covered boards. Chapters (each of 32 pp) : Secret Societies of the Middle Ages; Rajah Brooke and Borneo [James Brooke; 29 April 1803 – 11 June 1868)]; The Last of the Ruthvens; The Education Movement; Antarctic Explorations; The Queen of Spades; Jewish Life in Central Europe; William Wordsworth. Lacking spine, covers very rubbed, worn and nearly detached... View more info

History of Staley, Radford & Co. Ltd. 1875-1975.

By: ARCHER, J.F.

Price: $120.00

Publisher: W. & J. Mackay Limited, Chatham , 1975, ISBN:0950400408:

Seller ID: 96402


ARCHER, J.F. A History of Staley, Radford & Co. Ltd. 1875-1975. (Chatham : W. & J. Mackay Limited, 1975). First Edition. Pp (4),1-374,(2),+ 2 folding plates. Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. With a Foreword by Harold Radford, Chairman and Managing Director. Cohen, The Thames, 1580-1980: A General Bibliography, p.306. “Born in the age of sail, in days when shipping could still offer adventure and discovery, Staley, Radford and Co. Ltd., continue in the shipping business, in the City of London. This history of one small Shipping Company's first century is more man just a ... View more info

History of Staley, Radford & Co. Ltd. 1875-1975.

By: ARCHER, J.F.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: W. & J. Mackay Limited, Chatham , 1975, ISBN:0950400408:

Seller ID: 96406


ARCHER, J.F. A History of Staley, Radford & Co. Ltd. 1875-1975. (Chatham : W. & J. Mackay Limited, 1975). First Edition. Pp (4),1-374,(2),+ 2 folding plates. Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. With a Foreword by Harold Radford, Chairman and Managing Director. Cohen, The Thames, 1580-1980: A General Bibliography, p.306. “Born in the age of sail, in days when shipping could still offer adventure and discovery, Staley, Radford and Co. Ltd., continue in the shipping business, in the City of London. This history of one small Shipping Company's first century is more man just a ... View more info

Riddle of the Ice : A Scientific Adventure into the Arctic. inscribed in dj.

By: ARMS, Myron

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Doubleday, New York, 1998, ISBN:0385490925:

Seller ID: 96200


ARMS, Myron. Riddle of the Ice : A Scientific Adventure into the Arctic. New York : Doubleday, (1998). Pp. (12),[xiii]-xvii,(3),[3]-267, + [8] pp plates. Illustrated with maps to text. 8vo, black cloth spine with dark grey paper covered boards. "[...] this nautical adventure aboard a fifty-foot sailboat charts the bleakest and most awesome landscape on our planet - and oneman's fierce will to understand it. By any account, the impenetrable barri er of the sea ice that blocked the Brendan's Isle halfway up the Labrador coast should not have been there in July, in what was one of the hottest... View more info

Deep Water Harbour Study. Economic Opportunity Series.

By: Atlantic Development Board

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Prepared for Atlantic Development Board by Metra Consulting Group Limited, Ottawa / London, UK, 1969,:

Seller ID: 95705


(Atlantic Development Board). Deep Water Harbour Study. Economic Opportunity Series. London, UK : Prepared for Atlantic Development Board by Metra Consulting Group Limited, 1969. Pp (6),i-vi,[1]-192. Tables. Figures. Maps. 4to, black comb-bound, white printed card covers. “This study was undertaken to examine the industrial and commercial potential that might be developed with a deep-water port or ports in the Atlantic Provinces.” (from page [1]). Contents : 1. Definition of Study. 2. Introduction. 3. The Background to the Use of Large Ships. 4. Cost Models. 5. The Petroleum Industry. 6. T... View more info

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

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

Price: $24.00

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

Seller ID: 96146


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