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Merchantmen-at-Arms : The British Merchants' Service in the War.

By: BONE, David W. TOMLINSON, H.M., intro. BONE, Muirhead

Price: $40.00

Publisher: E.P. Dutton and Company, New York, 1929,:

Seller ID: 98566


BONE, David W. Merchantmen-at-Arms : The British Merchants' Service in the War. With drawings by Muirhead Bone and an introduction by H.M. Tomlinson. New York: E.P. Dutton and Company, (1929). Second Edition, revised. Pp. (6),vii-xxii,(2),3-311,(3), frontispiece, + 15 leaves of plates. Illustrated in black and white. 8vo, green cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Contents : Part I: 1. The Merchants' Service. Our Foundation - The Structure; 2. OurRelations with the Navy. Joining Forces - At Sea - Our War Staff; 3. The L ongshore View; 4. Connexion with the State. Trinity House, Our Alma Mater -... View more info

Yachting Season of 1845. facsim in dj.

By: BONNER, George Frederick

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Nautical Pub. Co. in association with George G. Harrap, London, 1971, ISBN:0245507019:

Seller ID: 43306


BONNER, George Frederick. The Yachting Season of 1845 : An Illustrated Facsimile Reprint of The Yachtsman's Annual and General Register. London: Nautical Pub. Co. in association with George G. Harrap, (1971). Pp. (12),3-230. 8vo, brown spine with tan boards. Toy 0074. A facsimile of the Orger and Meryon-published "The Yachtsman's Annual and General Register". An overview of Britain's mid-Victorian yacht clubs, their laws and regulations, members,yachts, regattas and other events of the 1845 season. Includes information on the Royal Thames Yacht Club, The Royal Western Yacht Club, Royal... View more info

Lost Ships : The Discovery and Exploration of the Ocean's Sunken Treasures.1st US in dj.

By: BOUND, Mensun

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Simon & Schuster, New York, 1998, ISBN:0684852519:

Seller ID: 34863


BOUND, Mensun. Lost Ships : The Discovery and Exploration of the Ocean's Sunken Treasures. (New York): Simon & Schuster, (1998). First Printing. Pp. (12),[7]-183,(1). Illustrated, occasionally in colour. Large 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. A modern, graphically-rich introduction to underwater archaeology through the examination of three wrecks: the Roman Mahdiawreck off the coast of North Africa, Nelson's Agamemnon, and the Graf Spee . Black mark to bottom edge, else very good in dust jacket. 25.00 View more info

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Kirkintilloch Shipbuilding. First Edition.

By: BOWMAN, A.I. Auld Kirk Museum Publications number 7

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Strathkelvin District Libraries & Museums, Glasgow, 1983, ISBN:0904966089: 1983

Seller ID: 97683

ISBN: 0904966089


BOWMAN, A.I. Kirkintilloch Shipbuilding. (Glasgow) : Strathkevlin District Libraries & Museums, 1983. First Edition. Pp. (2),3-83,(1). With 17 b&w photos as well as some other illustrations. 8vo (148 x 211 mm), photo-illustrated black & red card covers, with black spine with no lettering. A. Ian Bowman of Glasgow. Auld Kirk Museum Publications number 7. A short history of shipbuilding in the central Scottish transportation hub of Kirkintilloch: the "Canal Capital of Scotland". Industry on the Forth and Clyde Canal in Scotland. Background to... View more info

Handbook of Sailing Techniques : Essential Skills and Professional Tips

By: BRADEN, Twain

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Brown Books, London, 2003, ISBN:189788494X:

Seller ID: 61544


BRADEN, Twain. The Handbook of Sailing Techniques. (London): Brown Books, (2003). Pp. (5),6-192. Illustrated with numerous technical diagrams to text.Double column. 8vo, illustrated blue card covers with white titles to fron t and spine. "A comprehensive guide to sailing techniques and practices forboth the novice and experienced sailor." -from the cover. Chapters : 1. Th e Ocean and Harbour Environment; 2. Boat Anatomy; 3. Essential Sailing Equipment; 4. Communications; 5. Line and Knots; 6. Anchoring and Mooring; 7. The Mechanics of Steering and Sailing; 8. Navigation; 9. Surviving a... View more info

Deadly Voyage : RMS Titanic. First hardcover printing

By: BREWSTER, Hugh

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Scholastic Canada Ltd., Toronto, 2011, ISBN:9781443104654:

Seller ID: 97894


BREWSTER, Hugh. Deadly Voyage : RMS Titanic. Toronto : Scholastic Canada Ltd., (September 2011). First Printing. Pp (4),1-195,(1). Illustrated. Small 8vo, illustrated blue paper covered boards. A volume in the I Am Canada series. A juvenile novel set on the RMS Titanic. Fourteen-year-old Jamie Laidlaw is returning to Canada from England aboard the Titanic. In his four dayson board, he busies himself with new friends, finding ways to explore the ship's forbidden areas, and generally landing himself in trouble. When disaster strikes and the horrifying scramble for survival ensues, Jamie is on th... View more info

British Sub-Aqua Club Diving Manual : A comprehensive guide to the techniques of under-water swimming.

By: British Sub-Aqua Club

Price: $12.50

Publisher: British Sub-Aqua Club, London, 1980, ISBN:0950678619:

Seller ID: 97431


(British Sub-Aqua Club). The British Sub-Aqua Club Diving Manual : A comprehensive guide to the techniques of under-water swimming. London : British Sub-Aqua Club, (1980). Tenth Edition (Third Revised). Pp [i]-x,1-573,(1). Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated white card covers. “The British Sub-Aqua Club is the governing body for the sport in the United Kingdom. This manual, which is used by their members in more than 27 countries all over the world, isone of the most comprehensive works on the sport. Not only does it deal wi th mastering the equipment and diving techniques, but it explains the phy... View more info

Oar, Scull and Rudder : A Bibliography of Rowing

By: BRITTAIN, Frederick

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Humphrey Milford, Oxford University Press, London, 1930,:

Seller ID: 96856


BRITTAIN, Frederick, (comp.). Oar, Scull and Rudder : A Bibliography of Rowing. With a preface by Steve Fairbairn. London : Humphrey Milford, Oxford University Press, 1930. First Edition. Pp (4),[v]-xii,[1]-112. Small 8vo, green cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Howard-Hill, Bibliography of British Literary Bibliographies, 2nd ed. 2276f. "The first part, whicn is limited to descriptions of books and pamphlets published independently, contains about240 items. Nearly all of these are devoted entirely to rowing, or to rowin g and closely allied sports. Excluding the few which are concerned only... View more info

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A Discoverie of Certaine Errours Published in Print in the Much Commended Britannia, 1594 : Very Preiudicial to the Discentes and Successions of the Auncient Nobilitie of this Realme

By: BROOKE, Ralphe

Price: $500.00

Publisher: James Woodman and David Lyon: 1724

Seller ID: 116525


BROOKE, Ralphe. A Discoverie of Certaine Errours Published in Print in the Much Commended Britannia, 1594 : Very Preiudicial to the Discentes and Successions of the Auncient Nobilitie of this Realme By Ralphe Brooke, Yorke Herault at Armes. ... To which is added, the learned Mr. Camden's answer to this book; and Mr. Brooke's reply. Now first published from an original manuscript in the library of John Anstis Esq; Garter King at Arms. London : "Printed by J. Bettenham for James Woodman and David Lyon, in Russel-Street, Covent-Garden", M.DCC.XXIV. [1724]. Pp (2),iii-vi,(2)... View more info

Cardiff Docks : A Photographic History

By: BROWN, Eric OWEN-JONES, Stuart, preface]

Price: $65.00

Publisher: King Alfred Books Limited, Derby, 1990, ISBN:1872443001:

Seller ID: 98134


BROWN, Eric. Cardiff Docks : A Photographic History. [Preface by Stuart Owen-Jones. Captions and introduction by Eric Brown]. (Derby): King Alfred Books Limited, (1990). First Printing. Pp. (1),2-100. Illustrated with dozens of black and white photographs. 4to, navy blue cloth with silver lettering to front and spine. "A photographic record of incidents, people, ships and cargoes from 1880 to 1983, reflecting the industry of Cardiff Docks, a working port."- from the dust jacket. Contents: "The Docks" (pp. 7-32); "Cargoes" (pp. 33-48); "Ships" (pp. 49-68); "W... View more info

Men of the Merchant Service : Being the Polity of the Mercantile Marine for'Longshore Readers. 2nd pr.

By: BULLEN, Frank T.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: John Murray, London, 1900,:

Seller ID: 97369


BULLEN, Frank T. The Men of the Merchant Service : Being the Polity of the Mercantile Marine for 'Longshore Readers. London: John Murray, (October) 1900. Second Printing. Pp. (8),[vii]-xix,(1),[1]-335,(1). 8vo, blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. "It has been repeatedly represented to me by disinterested friends, that among the innumerable works of both fact and fiction dealing with the sea, there are none telling in a comprehensive way whatare the conditions of life in the Merchant Service; in other words, that t here is no work to which a parent, yielding to his son's importunity to... View more info

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Hangashore. First Edition in dustjacket.

By: BUTLER, Geoff BUTLER, Geoff

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Tundra Books, Toronto, 1998, ISBN:0887764444:

Seller ID: 54914

ISBN: 0887764444


BUTLER, Geoff. The Hangashore. (Toronto) : Tundra Books, (1998). First Printing. Pp. [31], unpaginated. Illustrated by the author. Oblong 8vo, orange illustrated glossy paper-covered boards. The story of a clash of wills between a self-important magistrate and a young man with Down's Syndrome, living in a small Newfoundland fishing village. "A hangashore is a Newfoundland term for 'an unlucky person deserving pity' or a worthless fellow who lacks the gumption to fish. In this touching story, John, a boy with Down's Syndrome, is made to think of himself as a hangasho... View more info

Genoese Shipping in the Twelfth and Thirteenth Centuries. Monographs of theMedieval Society of America No. 1.

By: BYRNE, Eugene H.

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Medieval Academy of America, Cambridge, Mass., 1930,:

Seller ID: 97145


BYRNE, Eugene H. Genoese Shipping in the Twelfth and Thirteenth Centuries. Cambridge, Mass.: The Medieval Academy of America, 1930. Academy Publications No. 5. Pp [i]-ix,(1),[1]-159,(1). Large 8vo, rebound in green library cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Monographs of the Medieval Society of AmericaNo. 1. Contents : I. Introduction; II. Types of Vessels; III. Size and Cap acity; IV. Ownership: Loca or Shares; V. Cost and Value of Ships; VI. Process of Construction; VII. Contracts between Owners and Merchants (Charter Parties): 1. General Principles. 2. Voyages to Nearby Ports. 3. Voyages Over ... View more info

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My Indian Journal

By: CAMPBELL, Walter

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Edmonston & Douglas, Edinburgh, 1864,:

Seller ID: 48305


CAMPBELL, Colonel Walter. My Indian Journal. Edinburgh: Edmonston & Douglas, MDCCCLXIV [1864]. Pp [i]-viii,(2),[ix]-xix,(1),[1]-484, frontispiece + 6 plates. Coloured map to title page Index. 8vo, maroon cloth, gilt Indian bison skull and single rule border to front board, gilt lettering to spine. The author recounts his travels and tales of hunting wild animals based on his five years of residency in India. Chapters of nautical interest : 2. TheGood Ship “Resolute” (pp 9-31); 25. A Cruise to the Nicobar and Andaman Is lands (pp 427-443); 26. Cruise to the Nicobar and Andaman Islands (cont... View more info

Northern Mariner : Journal of the Canadian Nautical Research Society. Vol. 9, No. 2, April 1999

By: Canadian Nautical Research Society ARNOLD, Linda ELLIOT-MEISEL, Elizabeth B. MALCOLMSON, Tom

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Maritime Studies Research Unit, Memorial University of Newfoundland MUN, St. John's , 1999,:

Seller ID: 98512


(Canadian Nautical Research Society). The Northern Mariner : Journal of theCanadian Nautical Research Society. Vol. IX, No. 2, April 1999. (St. John' s : Maritime Studies Research Unit, Memorial University of Newfoundland, 1999). Pp (4),1-139,(1). Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated olive green and pale green card covers. Contents : Linda Arnold's "Too Few Ships, Too Few Guns, and Not Enough Money: The Mexican Navy, 1846-1848" (pp 1-10); Richard T. Callaghan's “Computer Simulations of Ancient Voyaging" (pp 11-22); Elizabeth B. Elliot-Meisel's "Arctic Focus: The Royal Canadian Navy ... View more info

Northern Mariner : Journal of the Canadian Nautical Research Society. Vol. 9, No. 1, January 1999

By: Canadian Nautical Research Society CONLEY, Mary A. ENNALS, Peter SYRETT, David

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Maritime Studies Research Unit, Memorial University of Newfoundland MUN, St. John's , 1999,:

Seller ID: 100716


(Canadian Nautical Research Society). The Northern Mariner : Journal of theCanadian Nautical Research Society. Vol. IX, No. 1, January 1999. (St. Joh n's : Maritime Studies Research Unit, Memorial University of Newfoundland, 1999). Pp (4),1-139,(1). Illustrated. Double column. 8vo, illustrated olivegreen and pale green card covers. Contents : Mary A. Conley's "'You Don't Make a Torpedo Gunner Out of a Drunkard': Agnes Weston, Temperance, and theBritish Navy" (pp. 1-22); Peter Ennals's "'Business for Ships is Miserable Dull': A New Brunswick Mariner Confronts the Waning Days of Sail... View more info

Northern Mariner : Journal of the Canadian Nautical Research Society. Vol. 8, No. 4, October 1998

By: Canadian Nautical Research Society JARVIS, Adrian KERTS, Faye M. ARMSTRONG, John G.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Maritime Studies Research Unit, Memorial University of Newfoundland MUN, St. John's , 1998,:

Seller ID: 98511


(Canadian Nautical Research Society). The Northern Mariner : Journal of theCanadian Nautical Research Society. Vol. VIII, No. 4, October 1998. (St. J ohn's : Maritime Studies Research Unit, Memorial University of Newfoundland, 1998). Pp (4),1-149,(1). Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated black and grey card covers. Contents : Faye M. Kert's "The Fortunes of War: Commercial Warfare and Maritime Risk in the War of 1812” (pp 1-16); Adrian Jarvis's "Safe Home in Port? Shipping Safety within the Port of Liverpool" (pp 17-34); Tony Barrow's “The Decline ot British Whaling in Arctic Canada, ... View more info

Notes of Naval Ordnance of the American Civil War 1861-1865.

By: CANFIELD, Eugene B.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: American Ordnance Association, Washington, D.C., 1960,:

Seller ID: 99729


CANFIELD, Eugene B. Notes of Naval Ordnance of the American Civil War 1861-1865. Washington, D.C.: The American Ordnance Association, 1960. Pp [1]-24.Illustrated. Double Column. Large 8vo, blue stapled card covers. Contents : 1. Guns. 2. Torpedoes. Includes a Table of Ships Sunk or Damaged by Torpedoes During the Civil War. Very good. 25.00 View more info

History of the Canadian Maritime Law Association 1951-2001

By: CANTELLO, John A.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Canadian Maritime Law Association, Montreal, 2001,:

Seller ID: 97711


CANTELLO, John A. A History of the Canadian Maritime Law Association 1951-2001. (Montreal : The Canadian Maritime Law Association, 2001). (2),iii-vi,1-120,(2). Illustrated. 8vo, pale blue card coveras. Contents : Foreword; Introduction; The First Decade — 1952 to 1961; The Second Decade — 1962 to 1971; The Third Decade — 1972 to 1981; The XXXIInd Conference of The CMI Heldin Montreal, May 24th-29th, 1981; The Fourth Decade — 1982 to 1991; The Pr esent Decade — 1992 to 2001; Constitution (1951). Very good. 35.00 View more info

Cunarder : Maritime Paintings by Stephen J. Card, M.N.I.

By: CARD, Stephen J.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Carmania Press, London , 2003, ISBN:0954366646:

Seller ID: 99723


(CARD, Stephen J.). Cunarder : Maritime Paintings by Stephen J. Card M.N.I.Foreword by Stephen M. Payne. Inrtroduction by Commodore Ronald Warwick. “ Building the Queen Mary 2” by Maurizio Eliseo. (London : Carmania Press, 2003). Pp [1]-175,(1). Illustrated in Colour. Double Column. Oblong 8vo, bluepaper covered boards, white lettering to front board. “In 2001, marine art ist Stephen Card M.N.I. was commissioned by Cunard to paint a series of canvasses as part of the permanent art collection to be hung on board the Queen Mary 2, the newest and largest Cunarder. [...] The illustrations ar... View more info