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Sea Hunters : True Adventures with Famous Shipwrecks. 1st pr in dj

By: CUSSLER, Clive and Craig DIRGO

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Simon & Schuster, New York, 1996, ISBN:0684830272:

Seller ID: 58793


CUSSLER, Clive and Craig DIRGO. The Sea Hunters [cover adds : True Adventures with Famous Shipwrecks]. (New York): Simon & Schuster, (1996). First US Printing. Pp. (10),11-364,(4), + [16] pp of plates. 8vo, navy paper coveredspine with purple paper covered boards. This is a collection of short piec es that Cussler has written about twelve shipwrecks that he and the volunteers from the National Underwater and Marine Agency Foundation have found. He gives the historical background of the ships, where and under what conditions the wreck took place and the degree of difficulty and danger incurred ... View more info

Freshwater : A History and a Narrative of the Great Lakes. Limited, Signededition

By: CUTHBERTSON, George A.

Price: $300.00

Publisher: Macmillan Company of Canada Limited, Toronto, 1931,:

Seller ID: 35115


CUTHBERTSON, George A. Freshwater : A History and a Narrative of the Great Lakes. Written and Illustrated by George A. Cuthbertson. Toronto : Macmillan Company of Canada Limited, 1931. First Edition. Pp (18),3-315, colour frontispiece + 15 leaves of plates (8 in colour). Other illustrations in the text. 8vo, blue printed tan cloth. Rhodenizer p.653, Whiteman, A Bibliography of Macmillan of Canada Imprints 454, Fredriksen, Free Trade and Sailors’ Rights : A Bibliography of the War of 1812 C23, D272, E127. Not in Watters.Special edition for Canada Steamship Lines limited to 200 numbered and si... View more info

Diving for the Griffin. in dj.

By: DAGGETT, Charles SHAFFER, Kris.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Weidenfeld and Nicolson, London, 1990, ISBN:0297810634:

Seller ID: 37916


DAGGETT, Charles. Diving for the Griffin. With Kris Shaffer. London: Weidenfeld and Nicolson, (1990). Pp. (10),xi-xii,1-178, + 16 pp plates. Illustrated. 8vo, green cloth. "When the Griffin, a 130-foot English East Indiaman loaded with valuable Chinese porcelain, sank in mysterious circumstances offthe Philippines in 1761, she and her precious cargo seemed to have vanishe d forever. This gripping account relates how a few enigmatic clues led to aremarkable 14-month underwater excavation, which brought to light the only such English ship ever likely to be found." -from the dj. Very good... View more info

Best of People & Food Cookbook. First Edition

By: DAVIS, Barbara (ed.).

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Seven Seas Press, Newport, RI, 1983, ISBN:0915160560:

Seller ID: 98265


DAVIS, Barbara (ed.). The Best of People & Food Cookbook. Newport, Rhode Island : Seven Seas Press, (1983). First Printing. Pp [i]-ix,(1),1-374. Illustrated. Index. 8vo, blue, green and yellow cloth covered boards with comb-binding. Toy 3688 : "Recipes from the 'People and Food' column of Cruising World which were submitted for publication by cruising sailors." Recipes by Cruising Sailors for Cruising Sailors. Special On-Board Edition. Contents :1. Cooking on a Boat. 2. Provisioning and Preservation. 3. Snacks and Hors d'Oeuvres. 4. Garnishes. 5. Salads, Side Dishes and Soups. 6. Break... View more info

Royal Yacht Squadron 1815-1985. F irst Edition in dustjacket

By: DEAR, Ian

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Stanley Paul, London, 1985, ISBN:0091625904:

Seller ID: 20090


DEAR, Ian. The Royal Yacht Squadron 1815-1985. Foreword by H.R.H. The Duke of Edinburgh. London : Stanley Paul, (1985). First Printing. Pp 208,+ 16 ppcolour plates + 56 pp black-and-white plates. Endpaper maps. Index. Large 8vo, blue cloth, silver lettering to spine. Toy 60 : "A skillfully-written history". Contents : Foreword by H.R.H. The Duke of Edinburgh. I. 1815-25: The formation of the Club and the early years of yachting at Cowes. The first rallies, regattas, matches and overseas cruises. Crew discipline. Royal patronage. II. 1825-48: Yacht racing gets under way with all the pro... View more info

Your Book of Sailing. First edition in dustjacket

By: DENES, Gabor

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Faber and Faber, London, 1963,:

Seller ID: 98722


DENES, Gabor. Your Book of Sailing. London : Faber and Faber, (1963). FirstEdition. Pp (6),7-88. Illustrated. 8vo, black cloth, white sailboat vignet te to front board, white lettering to spine. Toy 2082. A volume in the "Your Book of" series. "Sailing as a sport and pastime is becoming more and more popular and, although it can be taken up and enjoyed at anv age, it is best to start young. There is nothing finer for young people; it encourages aspirit of adventure, teaches self-reliance and tremendous fun. As with man y other things, only a great deal of practice can produce perfe... View more info

The Adriatic : A Sea-Guide to the Dalmation Coast and Islands Venice and Eastern Italy. First American Edition in dustjacket

By: DENHAM, H. M.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: W.W. Norton & Company Inc., New York, 1977, ISBN:0393032043: 1977

Seller ID: 96572

ISBN: 0393032043


DENHAM, H. M. The Adriatic : A Sea-Guide to the Dalmation Coast and Islands Venice and Eastern Italy. New York : W.W. Norton & Company Inc., (1977). Second Edition and First American Edition. Pp [i]-[xii],1-259,(1),+ 12 pages of plates. Maps. Index. 8vo, red cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Henry Mangles Denham, (b. September 9, 1897, Harrow, London - d. July 15, 1993, London) naval officer, yachtsman, writer. "The Italian and Dalmatian coasts of the Adriatic present an unrivalled mixture of jewel-like islands and fascinating, historic towns, with Venice the p... View more info

International Legal Aspects of Marine Pollution

By: DI BARI, Antonia

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche, Roma, 1977,:

Seller ID: 98727


DI BARI, Antonia. International Legal Aspects of Marine Pollution. Quarderni de "La Ricerche Scientifica" 97. Roma : Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche, 1977. Pp (2),3-120. Large 8vo, white and green card covers. Contents : General Considerations. 1. Chronological developments. 2. Formulation of thepollution (and especially marine pollution) problem. 3. Efforts to solve t he problem. The Caracas Conference. 1. Introduction. 2. The main problems for discussion. 3. Technical solutions proposed for the regulation of marinepollution. Appendix: 1. The Geneva Conference (March-May 1975). 2. ... View more info

Captain Lanagan's Log : Passages in the Life of a Merchant Skipper

By: DOWNEY, Edmund ALLEN, F.M.

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Ward & Downey, London, 1891,:

Seller ID: 98861


DOWNEY, Edmund. Captain Lanagan's Log : Passages in the Life of a Merchant Skipper. With twelve illustrations by Matt. Stretch. London : Ward & Downey, 1891. First Edition. Pp (),[v]-vi,(2).[1]-296,(16, publisher's catalogue,dated July 1891, (including frontispiece) + plates. Edmund Downey (b July 24, 1856, Waterford, Ireland - d. February 11, 1937, Waterford, Ireland). $ View more info

Sailors Guide to the Windward Islands.

By: DOYLE, Chris.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Chris Doyle Publishing in association with Cruising Guide Publications, St. Vincent, West Indies, 1990, ISBN:976806305X:

Seller ID: 98144


DOYLE, Chris. Sailors Guide to the Windward Islands. (St. Vincent, West Indies : Chris Doyle Publishing in association with Cruising Guide Publications, 1990). Fifth Edition. Pp [1]-272. Illustrated. Maps. Index. 8vo, white comb-bound, illustrated blue card covers. See Toy 2889 for the 1981/82 edition : "Written in an interesting and humorous style." Contents : Introduction; Star Charts; All About the Islands; Dangerous and Friendly Inhabitants; The Windwards by Air; Scuba Diving; Martinique; Passages between Martiniqueand St. Lucia; St. Lucia; Passages between St. Vincent and St. Luci... View more info

Rusty and Susie : A Delightful Tale of Beavers and Their Indian Friends. First Edition in dustjacket

By: DUNFIELD, H. Clifford

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Musson Book Company: 1965

Seller ID: 116772


DUNFIELD, H. Clifford. Rusty and Susie : A Delightful Tale of Beavers and Their Indian Friends. Illustrated by Ray Taylor. Toronto & Vancouver : Musson Book Company, 1965. First Edition. Pp (10),1-180. 8vo (147 x 222 mm), TAN cloth, with brown lettering to spine. Hugh Clifford 'Cliff' Dunfield (b. April 2, 1891, Headingley, Manitoba – d. March 11, 1973, Meadow Lake, Saskatchewan) was living in Meadow Lake at the time of publication. Ray Taylor was living in Toronto at the time of publication. "We all have fond memories of favourite animal storie... View more info

Seastate and Tides

By: DUXBURY, Ken

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Stanford Maritime, London, 1977, ISBN:0540072672:

Seller ID: 98527


DUXBURY, Ken. Seastate and Tides. London: Stanford Maritime, (1977). First Printing. Pp. (8),[1]-84,(4). 8vo, decorated white and green card covers with black titles to front and spine. "The element that provides the yachtsman with his pleasure and the seaman with his living is also one of constantly differing shape and strength. A change of wind or tide can turn a relaxing seascape into a wild mountain of spume and spray. It is obvious that the more we can undersatnd the causes and motivation behind the many moods of the sea, then the more we can prepare for the ensuing conditions afloat.... View more info

South With Scott.

By: EVANS, Edward R. C. R. Admiral Sir SCOTT, Robet Falcon PONTING, Herbert (photographer)

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Collins, London,:

Seller ID: 71992


EVANS, Edward R.G.R., Admiral Sir. South with Scott. With 31 photographs by Herbert Ponting. London : Collins, [n.d.]. Pp. (4),[v]-xii,1-[284] + frontispiece + 32 pages of b&w plates and one folding map attached to rear free endpaper. 8vo, blue-grey cloth with dark blue decoration of a skiing Scott to front board, dark blue lettering to spine. Admiral Edward Ratcliffe Garth Russell Evans, First Baron Mountevans, KCB, DSO, SGM (b. October 28, 1880, London, England – d. August 20, 1957, Golå, Norway). Evans was a lieutenant, and the second-highest-ranking member... View more info

Warship International. Vol. 16, No. 3, 1979.

By: FISHER, Edward C., Jr. (ed.).

Price: $10.00

Publisher: International Naval Research Organization, Inc. / INRO, Toledo, Ohio, 1979,:

Seller ID: 93892


FISHER, Edward C., Jr. (ed.). Warship International. Vol. XVI, No. 3, 1979.Toledo, Ohio : International Naval Research Organization, Inc. (INRO), 197 9. Pp [195]-290. Illustrated. Double Column. 4to, illustrated white stapledcard covers. Contents : The U.S.N.'s Flight Deck Cruiser; HMS Invincible ( CAH-01); plus regular features. Rubbed, tears to spine ends, else good. 10.00 View more info

Acadian Fishery in Nova Scotia : 400 Years Proud / Les Pecheries Acadiennesen Nouvelle-Ecosse : Une Fierte Nee il y a 400 Ans

By: Fisheries - Acadian - Nova Scotia] REGAN, Geoff, foreword

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Communications Branch, Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Maritimes Region, Dartmouth, 2004, ISBN:0662680340:

Seller ID: 96944


[Fisheries - Acadian - Nova Scotia]. The Acadian Fishery in Nova Scotia : 400 Years Proud / Les Pêcheries Acadiennes en Nouvelle-Écosse : Une Fierté Née il y a 400 Ans . Foreword by The Honourable Geoff Regan. Dartmouth, NS: Communications Branch, Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Maritimes Region, March2004. Pp. (2),1-14,14-1,(2). French and English back-to-back. Illustrated. Oblong 8vo, stapled illustrated greyish-green card covers. "This publicati on commemorates teh 400th anniversary of the Acadian presence in Nova Scotia and the third Congrès mondial acadien, which is being held to celebr... View more info

Ghosts of the Bay: A Guide to the History of Georgian Bay. 2nd ed.

By: FLOREN, Russell [and] Andrea GUTSCHE GUTSCHE, Andrea CHISHOLM, Barbara (ed.)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Lynx Images, Toronto, 1995, ISBN:0969842732:

Seller ID: 96967


FLOREN, Russell [and] Andrea GUTSCHE. Ghosts of the Bay: A Guide to the History of Georgian Bay. Edited by Barbara Chisholm. (Toronto): Lynx Images, (1994). Second Edition. Pp. (6),[vii]-xxiii,(1),1-303,(1), including frontispiece. Illustrated with numerous maps and photo reproductions to text. 8vo,black illustrated card covers. The book, Ghosts of the Bay takes the reade r on a tour of "shipwrecks, abandoned fishing camps, lumber villages, boom towns, and missions. [...]The guide highlights over 140 sites around the Bay, 50 maps, archival stills, and is filled with practical information a... View more info

Marine Auxiliary Machinery. 4th ed 2nd pr no dj.

By: FOX, W.J.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Newnes-Butterworths, London, 1971,:

Seller ID: 97866


FOX, W.J. Marine Auxiliary Machinery. Contributors: H. Hillier, J.M. Langham, R. McDonald, Ian R. McGregor, G. Mann, F.G.W. Neale, G. Ridley Watson, W.J. Fox. Revised by W.J. Fox. London: Newnes-Butterworth, (1971). Second printing of the Fourth Edition. Pp. (8),1-492,(4). Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth. Contents: 1. Engine and Boiler Room Arrangement; 2. Pipes, Valves and Pipe-Line Fittings; 3. Marine Pumping Systems: Theory; 4. Marine Pumping Systems: Applications; 5. Marine Pumps: Installation; 6. Marine Pumps, Maintenance and Repair; 7. Corrosion; 8. Compressors, Condensers, Evaporators, Dis... View more info

Sailing to Leningrad : A Voyage Through the Baltic. in dj

By: FOXALL, Roger

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Sheridan House, Dobbs Ferry, NY, 1989, ISBN:0911378987:

Seller ID: 27025


FOXALL, Roger. Sailing to Leningrad: A Voyage through the Baltic. (Dobbs Ferry, N.Y.): Sheridan House, (1989). Pp. (12),[xiii]-xiv,(10),[3]-245,(3), +16 p. of plates (8 of which are in colour). Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth, with gilt lettering to spine. A cruising account of the adventures of the Canna (and crew) in the Baltic in the last days of the Soviet Union. Illustrated with remarkably sunny photographs, the book exudes the (now nostalgic)aura of Glasnost. Contents: 1. Departure; 2. Preparations; 3. Rough Passag e -- Ireland to Sweden; 4. Sweden; 5. Helsinki; 6. Haapasaari -- The Stone i... View more info

Dark Sky, Deep Water : First Hand Reflections on the Anti-U-Boat War in WWII. 1st UK in dj

By: FRANKS, Norman L.R.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Grub Street, London, 1997, ISBN:1898697574:

Seller ID: 28408


FRANKS, Norman L.R. Dark Sky, Deep Water. [Dj adds subtitle: First Hand Reflections on the Anti-U-Boat War in WWII]. London: Grub Street, (1997). Pp. (3),[iv]-vi,[1]-218 + 24 p of plates. 8vo, red cloth. The third installmentof this author's well-documented series on the RAF's campaign against the U-Boats (the first two being Conflict over the Bay and Search, Find and Kill), this time emphasizing the eye-witness accounts of aircrew involved in the conflict. Contents: 1. The Luigi Torelli and the Leigh Light; 2. U373 - 12th Time Unlucky!; 3. Happy Birthday Wolf!; 4. Battles in the Bay; 5. Fight... View more info

Gypsy Days on the Delta : Carefree adventures cruising the inland waterwaysof the Sacramento Delta

By: GARDNER, Erle Stanley

Price: $40.00

Publisher: William Morrow and Company, New York, 1967,:

Seller ID: 97834


GARDNER, Erle Stanley. Gypsy Days on the Delta : Carefree adventures cruising the inland waterways of the Sacramento Delta. New York: William Morrow and Company, 1967. First Printing. Pp. (6),vii-xiv,(2),1-271,(1), colour frontispiece + 4 p. of colour plates, with numerous other black and white illustrations to text. 8vo, blue cloth with black lettering to spine. The prolific mystery novelist's account of cruising the tributaries of the Sacramento River delta region of central California, largely aboard his vessel the River Queen. "The Sacramento Delta of California has a thousand miles of... View more info