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Approach : The Naval Aviation Safety Review. Vol. 23, No. 06. December 1977

By: U.S. Naval Safety Center)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NAVSAFECEN, Norfolk, VA, 1977,:

Seller ID: 99245


(U.S. Naval Safety Center). Approach : The Naval Aviation Safety Review. Vol. 23, No. 6. December 1977. Norfolk, VA : NAVSAFECEN, 1977. Pp 1-32. Illustrated. Double Column. 4to, illustrated stapled card covers, title in yellow Contents : Down in the Cold Atlantic (By LT Jerome Petykowski); Icing (ByLCDR Don A. Mohr); Momentary Icing; "What do I do now?" (By Bob Jensen); M ake the ASO Smile; Don't Embarrass the Command (By Richard P. Shipman); Monday Night Meatball (By LTJG Dan Carroll); A Survey on Carrier Landing Performance (By LT Bill McMurry); Professionals at Work; plus department... View more info

Northeast to the Arctic. NAVPERS 92491A, AFP 190-4-12.

By: United States - Department of Defense

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Armed Forces, Information and Education, Department of Defense, 1965,:

Seller ID: 98129


(United States – Department of Defense). Northeast to the Arctic. N.pl.: Published by Armed Forces, Information and Education, Department of Defense, (1965). Pp i-iv,1-62,(2). Illustrated. 12mo, illustrated white stapled cardcovers. DoD PG-12, DA Pam 360-410, NAVPERS 92491A, AFP 190-4-12. Not in O' Dea. Of local interest : Newfoundland (pp 38-50) : This is Overseas?; Geography and Climate; Sportsman's Paradise; Weights and Measures; ... And Labrador; with 6 illustrations (new Canadian flag; logging; St. John's harbor; fishing fleet at anchor; ice locked Sagley Bay in Labrador; Air Force resc... View more info

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History of United States Army Base Hospital No. 20 : Organized at the University of Pennsylvania. First Edition.

By: United States Army

Price: $70.00

Publisher: 1920

Seller ID: 116463


(United States Army). History of United States Army Base Hospital No. 20 : Organized at the University of Pennsylvania. Philadelphia : Nineteen Hundred and Twenty. 1920. First Edition. "Published by Permission of the Surgeon-General of the United States Army". "Printed by E. A. Wright Company". Pp. (2),5-257,(1). Includes 501 b&w photos in the text. Also some maps and tables in the text. Large 8vo (212 x 278 mm), navy blue cloth with gilt lettering and a gilt and red design to front cover, with no lettering to spine. A yearbook-style heavily illustrated history of th... View more info

Objects and Resources of the Naval Experimental Battery at Annapolius, Md

By: United States Navy - Bureau of Ordinance)

Price: $400.00

Publisher: United States Navy, Bureau of Ordnance, 1875,:

Seller ID: 74763


(United States Navy - Bureau of Ordinance). The Objects and Resources of the Naval Experimental Battery at Annapolius, Md. {No place): United States Navy, Bureau of Ordnance, 1875. Pp (6),[5]-92,[1]-38 (tables), 1 folding table, 12 leaves of plates (with eight of them folding). 8vo, red pressed cloth. Sections on the grounds themselves, on the inspection and testing of gunpowder, muzzle velocities, the use of the Boulengé chronograph, galvanic batteries, arrangements for firing the guns by electricity, determination andmeasurement of pressures, range practice with great guns, measuring time o... View more info

Sailing Directions for Bay of Fundy, Southeast Coast of Nova Scotia and the South and East Coasts of Cape Breton Island.. Third Edition

By: United States Navy Hydrographic Office COLLIE, George A.

Price: $80.00

Publisher: Government Printing Office / GPO / G.P.O., Washington, 1906,:

Seller ID: 104297


(United States Navy Hydrographic Office ). [COLLIE, George A.] Sailing Directions for Bay of Fundy, Southeast Coast of Nova Scotia and the South and East Coasts of Cape Breton Island. Washington : Government Printing Office, 1906. Third Edition. Pp (6),7-444,(6). Folding chart ("Index to Coast, Special, and Harbor Charts") opp. p.7. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to frontboard and spine. United States Navy Hydrographic Office Publication No. 99 . "This publication, a revision of the second edition [...] has been prepared by George A. Collie, nautical expert, U.S. Hydrographic Offi... View more info

Sailing Directions for Nova Scotia, Bay of Fundy, and South Shore of Gulf of St. Lawrence. First Edition

By: United States Navy Hydrographic Office ORR, R.H.

Price: $400.00

Publisher: Government Printing Office / GPO / G.P.O., Washington, 1891,:

Seller ID: 98951


(United States Navy Hydrographic Office ). ORR, R.H. Sailing Directions forNova Scotia, Bay of Fundy, and South Shore of Gulf of St. Lawrence. Compil ed by R.H. Orr, U.S. Hydrographio Office. By direction of Lieut. Commander Richardson Clover, U.S.N., Hydrographer. Washington : Government Printing Office, 1891. First Edition. Pp (2),(2),iii-viii,1-305,(3). Folding chart asfrontispiece ("Index to H.O. Charts alluded to in publications Nos. 99 and 100"). 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to front board and spine. United St ates Navy Hydrographic Office Publication No. 99. Chapters: 1. Gene... View more info

Devil's Wind : The Story of the Naval Brigade at Lucknow from the Letters of Edmund Hope Verney and Other Papers concerning the Enterprise of the Ship's Company of H.M.S. Shannon in the Campaign of India, 1857-58. in dj.

By: VERNEY, G.L., Major-General PEEL, William, Captain) VERNEY, Edmund Hope)

Price: $38.00

Publisher: Hutchinson, London, 1956,:

Seller ID: 96704


VERNEY, G.L., Major-General. The Devil's Wind : The Story of the Naval Brigade at Lucknow from the Letters of Edmund Hope Verney and Other Papers concerning the Enterprise of the Ship's Company of H.M.S. Shannon in the Campaign of India, 1857-58 . London: Hutchinson, (1956). First Printing. Pp. (6),7-176, frontis., + 6 p. of black and white plates, and 2 folding maps. Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth with black decoration to front, black lettering tospine. "[1957] will mark the centenary of the Indian Mutiny, one of the mo st dramatic episodes of British imperial history. Of its events, few ar... View more info

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The World Water Speed Record. First Edition in dustjacket

By: VILLA. Leo and Kevin DESMOND BELL, Alexander Graham CAMPBELL, Malcolm CAMPBELL, Donald

Price: $100.00

Publisher: B.T. Batsford, London, 1976,: 1976

Seller ID: 96664

ISBN: 0713430656


VILLA. Leo and Kevin DESMOND. The World Water Speed Record. With a foreword by Sir Thomas Sopwith, CBE. London : B.T.Batsford Ltd., (1976). First Edition. Pp (10),[1]-206.+ 16 pages of b&w photos. Some illustrations in the text. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Leopoldo Alfonso "Leo" Villa, OBE (b. November 30, 1899, London – d. January 18, 1979) was the long-serving mechanic of Sir Malcolm Campbell and Donald Campbell.. Alexander Graham Bell and Casey Baldwin at Baddeck on pp.53-55. Other Canadian locales (such as the Bay of Quinte, near Picton, Onta... View more info

Last of the Wind Ships. 2nd printing.

By: VILLIERS, Alan

Price: $40.00

Publisher: George Routledge and Sons, London, 1935,:

Seller ID: 99260


VILLIERS, Alan. Last of the Wind Ships. With over 200 photographs by the author. London: George Routledge and Sons Ltd., Broadway House: 68-74 Carter Lane, E.C., (April) 1935. Second Impression. Pp. (10),xi-xviii,1-59,(3), + 208 p. of black and white plates at rear, two-panel map, two-panel chart ofthe Parma. Illustrated. Large 8vo, grey cloth with red titles to front and spine. A description of two voyages aboard the four-masted barque Parma, f rom Australia to England by way of Cape Horn, supplemented by dozens of stirring black-and-white photographs by the author of the perilous nature of t... View more info

Of Ships and Men : A Personal Anthology. 2nd US in dj

By: VILLIERS, Alan

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Arco Publishing Company, New York, 1965,:

Seller ID: 96499


VILLIERS, Alan. Of Ships and Men : A Personal Anthology Compiled by Alan Villiers. New York : Arco Publishing Company, Inc., (January 1965). Second Printing. Pp (4),5-206 + 32 pages of plates. 8vo, green cloth. "All anthologies reveal, but this has been compiled as an "autobiography in anthology". Alan Villiers' selections are accompanied by his own commentary, in the clean and direct prose of the sailor, relating them to his own life and experience: remarkable experience it is too, for Villiers has been master of dhow,dory, Cape Horner and 17th-century barque." - from the dj. ... View more info

Tales of the Cornish Wreckers

By: VIVIAN, John Tor Mark Press series

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Tor Mark Press, Truro, 1970,:

Seller ID: 18782


VIVIAN, John. Tales of the Cornish Wreckers. Truro [UK] : Tor Mark Press, (1969). Pp. (4),5-47,(1). Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated stapled pale blue card covers with orange titles to front. "The term 'wrecking' covers a wide range of misdemeanours, ranging from inshore piraacy to the relatively innocuous gathering of flotsam and jetsam cast up by the sea after a storm. The wrecker of legend, who lured ships to destruction by exhibiting false lights on the coast, and murdered the hapless sailors as they struggled ashore, has, happily, been quite extinct for a very long time now." - from ... View more info

And the Band Played On...

By: WARD, Christopher.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton, London, 2011, ISBN:9781444707953:

Seller ID: 97412


WARD, Christopher. And the Band Played On... (London) : Hodder & Stoughton,(2011). First Printing. Pp [i]-xiv,1-274,+ 16 pp plates. 8vo, illustrated pale yellow card covers. From the cover : “The Titanic violinist and the glovemaker; a true story of love, loss and betrayal.” "On 14th April 1912 theTitanic struck an iceberg on her maiden voyage and sank. Fifteen hundred p assengers and crew lost their lives. As the order to abandon ship was given, the orchestra took their instruments on deck and continued to play. They were still playing when the ship went down. The violinist, 21 year-o... View more info

Shipwrecks & Seafaring Tales of Prince Edward Island. Nimbus ed.

By: WATSON, Julie V.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Nimbus, Halifax, 2001, ISBN:1551093685:

Seller ID: 97183


WATSON, Julie V. Shipwrecks & Seafaring Tales of Prince Edward Island. (Halifax): Nimbus Publishing, (2001). Pp (8),ix-x,1-187,(1). Index. 8vo, illustrated purple and black card covers. Includes the Jenny Lind (1847), the Fairy Queen (1853), the Robinson (1854), and the Marco Polo. (1883). Storms noted include the Yankee Gale (1851), the August Gale of 1873, and the storm of 1906. Also rumrunning, whale rescues, piracy, and much else. With sources and index. Very good. 12.50 View more info

I Am Given a Castle : The Memoirs of Michael Saunders Watson

By: WATSON, Michael Saunders DALYELL, Tam, foreword

Price: $30.00

Publisher: JJG Publishing, Hindrigham, Norfolk, 2008, ISBN:9781899163885:

Seller ID: 97765


WATSON, Michael Saunders. I Am Given a Castle : The Memoirs of Michael Saunders Watson. $30.00 View more info

Sinking of the Mayflower : Lost November 12, 1912. First Edition

By: WEIR, Stephen

Price: $10.00

Publisher: General Store Publishing House, 1990,:

Seller ID: 18983


WEIR, Stephen. Sinking of the Mayflower : Lost November 12, 1912. (Burnstown, Ont.) : General Store Publishing House, (1990). First Printing. Pp. (1),2-160. Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated card covers with purple spine. The story of the loss of the paddlewheeler Mayflower on Lake Kamaniskeg, Ontario. Very good. 10.00 View more info

Supremo : Lord Louis Mountbatten and the Testing of Democracy

By: WERSTEIN, Irving

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Macrae Smith Company, Philadelphia, 1971, ISBN:0825592038:

Seller ID: 98603


WERSTEIN, Irving. The Supremo : Lord Louis Mountbatten and the Testing of Democracy . Philadelphia : Macrae Smith Company, (1971). First Edition. Pp (12),[1]-143,(5). Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth, silver lettering to spine. Irving Boris Werstein (b. May 22, 1914 , Brooklyn - d. Apr. 7, 1971). Light spotting to endpapers, else very good in lightly worn dustjacket. 15.00 View more info

Treasure Chest Island. in dustjacket

By: WESTERMAN, John F.C.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Ward, Lock & Co., London, 1934,:

Seller ID: 99273


WESTERMAN, John F.C. Treasure Chest Island. London: Oxford University Press, Humphrey Milford, (1934). Reprint. Pp (8),[9]-256 + colour frontispiece. 8vo, blue cloth with black lettering to spine, blindstamped author, title and design on front board. A nautical adventure novel for young adults. JohnFrancis Cyril Westerman (b. March 1901, Portsmouth, Hampshire - d. 1991 ?) , as expected the son of Percy F. Westerman, and also a writer of fiction for boys. Chapters : 1. The S.S. Boa Peixoto; 2. The Storm; 3. A Hectic Day;4. The 'Salvage Crew'; 5. On the Reef; 6. The Island; 7. The Treasure Ches ... View more info

U-Boat War : The German Submarine Service and the Battle of the Atlantic, 1935-1945. First Edition in dustjacket.

By: WESTWOOD, David.

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Conway Maritime Press, London, 2005, ISBN:1844860019:

Seller ID: 97665


WESTWOOD, David. The U-Boat War : The German Submarine Service and the Battle of the Atlantic, 1935-1945. (London) : Conway Maritime Press, (2005). First Edition. Pp [1]-311,(9),+ 16 pp plates. Index. 8vo, blue paper covered boards, silver lettering to spine. Contents :Introduction. 1. 'Not a SingleSubmarine'. 2. Creating the New U-boat Fleet. 3. Preparing for War. 4. The Opening Phase. 5. Electronic Anti-Submarine Warfare. 6. Build-up. 7. Findi ng the Convoys. 8. Technology and Warfare I. 9. 'A Roll of Drums'. 10. The Great Battle I. 11. The Great Battle II. 12. Technology and Warfare II. 13.... View more info

Yachting Cookbook : Glorious Menus and Quick Dishes Afloat and at Home. First Edition.

By: WHEELER, Elizabeth and Jennifer TRAINER TRAINER, Jennifer BROCHMANN, Kristen

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Crown Publishers, Inc., New York, 1989, ISBN:0517568837:

Seller ID: 98156


WHEELER, Elizabeth and Jennifer TRAINER. Yachting Cookbook : Glorious Menusand Quick Dishes Afloat and at Home. Photographs by Kristen Brochman. New York: Crown Publishers, Inc., (1989). First Printing. Pp. (6),[7]-160. Illustrated in colour. Double column. 4to, navy blue cloth with white letteringto spine. "Here is a wondrous book that offers simple yet sophisticated me als to prepare afloat -- or on land. Filled with more the 160 recipes, 'TheYachting Cookbook' demonstrates how to create great meals with a minimum o f effort and space. [...] After logging 25,000 miles, Elizabeth Wheeler ... View more info

Nautical Archaeology : A Handbook for Skin Divers. in dj.

By: WILKES, Bill St. John

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Stein and Day, New York, 1971, ISBN:0812814150:

Seller ID: 59280


WILKES, Bill St. John. Nautical Archaeology : A Handbook for Skin Divers. New York: Stein and Day, (1971). First Printing. Pp. (8),9-294,(2), including plates. 8vo, blue cloth spine with pale blue paper covered boards, gilt lettering to spine. Contents: 1. Archaeology in the Diver's World; 2. The where, why, and how of underwater archaeology; 3. Preliminary research; 4. Preparation; 5. More advanced equipment to take; 6. Search techniques; 7. Thesigns we seek; 8. Locating and pinpointing the site; 9. Recording underwat er finds; 10. The place of photography in surveying; 11. Underwater excavat... View more info