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Steelchest, Nail in the Boot and The Barking Dog :The Belfast Shipyard - a story of the people told by the people. in dj.

By: HAMMOND, David, (ed.) KIRK, Bill.

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Flying Fox Films, Belfast, 1986, ISBN:1870044002:

Seller ID: 31982


HAMMOND, David, (collected and edited by). Steelchest, Nail in the Boot andThe Barking Dog :The Belfast Shipyard - a story of the people told by the people. With photographs by Bill Kirk. Belfast : Flying Fox Films, (1986). First Edition. Pp (6),7-124. Large 8vo, green cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Produced to accompany a 1986 television documentary of the same name, this book records the reflections of shipyard workers on their lives and their craft. Lively, humourous, and extensively illustrated. Chapters: 1. The Community; 2. Down to the Yard; 3. Earlier Days; 4. Serving Your Time; 5. Nic... View more info

Without Trace : The Last Voyages of Eight Ships.

By: HARRIS, John

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Book Club Associates, 1982,:

Seller ID: 32072


HARRIS, John. Without Trace : The Last Voyages of Eight Ships. London: BookClub Associates, (1982). Pp. (12),3-244,(2) + 8 p. of plates. Map endpaper s. 8vo, blue cloth. Chapters : 1. H.M.S. Erebus and Terror (1847) : Lost inthe Arctic; 2. Mary Celeste (1872) : The Greatest Mystery of All; 3. U.S.S . Maine (1898) : Disaster in Cuba; 4. S.S. Waratah (1909) : The Liner That Vanished; 5. U.S.S. Cyclops (1918): An American Tragedy; 6. Joyita (1955) :Mystery in the Pacific; 7. Teignmouth Electron (1969) : A Tragedy of Lonel iness. Light shelfwear, some browning to top- and fore-edges, else very goo... View more info

While So Serving. First Edition

By: HART, Eleanor WELLING, Harriet

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Robert W. Kelly, New York, 1947,:

Seller ID: 35651


HART, Eleanor and Harriet WELLING. While So Serving. New York: Robert W. Kelly Publishing Corporation, (1947). First Edition. Pp (6),7-87,(1). 4to, blue cloth, photo panel on front, gilt lettering to spine. A whimsical photographic review of the manifold tasks performed by WAVES in the United StatesNavy of World War Two, with nearly 70 black and white photos. Foreword by Louis Denfeld, Admiral, U.S. Navy. "These pictures are a report of the WAVES, and the achievement which assures them their place in history. Here theyare in action: in light and shadow--on duty and having fun--doing their ... View more info

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Shadows on the Horizon : The Battle of Convoy HX-233. iFirst Edition n dustjacket

By: HASKELL, W.A. ROHWER, Jurgen, foreword

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Chatham Publishing, London, 1998, ISBN:1861760817: 1998

Seller ID: 97500

ISBN: 1861760817


HASKELL, W.A. Shadows on the Horizon : The Battle of Convoy HX-233. Foreword by Prof. Dr. Jürgen Rohwer. London: Chatham Publishing, (1998). First Printing. Pp. (6),7-192. Illustrated in b&w (photos, maps, &c). 8vo, black cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Winthrop Allison Haskell (b. July 23, 1923, Newton, Middlesex, Massachusetts) was living in Germany at the time of publication. "This book tells the saga of a German front-line U-boat, U-175, which, with her compatriots, very nearly severed Britain's lifeline across the Atlantic, and which culminated in ... View more info

Down Digby Neck

By: HATHEWAY, C. Hamilton Canadian Geographic 003:6 TURNER, Philip WALLACE, R.C.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Canadian Geographical Society, Ottawa, 1931,:

Seller ID: 98326


HATHEWAY, C. Hamilton. "Down Digby Neck". An article in Canadian Geographical Journal, Vol. III, No. 6, December, 1931, pp 411-422, with 16 illustrations (many of ships). Ottawa : Canadaian Geographical Society, 1931. Pp i-viii,(2),363-424,ix-xvi. Illustrated. 8vo, pale blue card covers. Other articles : "Parish Churches of Rural England" by Philip J. Turner (pp 362-391); "The New North in Manitoba" by R.C. Wallace (pp 392-409). Tears to spine ends, rubbed, smudged, else very good. 20.00 View more info

British Naval Documents 1204-1960. Publications of the Navy Records Society, Vol. 131

By: HATTENDORF, John B. RODGER, N.A.M. KNIGHT, R.J.B. PEARSALL, A.W.H.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Scolar Press / Navy Records Society, Aldershot, Hants, 1993, ISBN:0859679470:

Seller ID: 97141


HATTENDORF, John B., R.J.B. KNIGHT, A.W.H. PEARSALL, N.A.M. RODGER, and Geoffrey TILL (eds.). British Naval Documents 1204-1960. (Aldershot, Hants) : Published by Scolar Press for the Navy Records Society, 1993. Pp [i]-xviii,[1]-1196,(2), frontis. Maps. Index. Thick 8vo, blue cloth, gilt to front board and spine. Publications of the Navy Records Society, Vol. 131. This volume contains 535 British naval documents, divided by historical period. Each historical section is divided into : General Introduction; Policy and Strategy; Tactics and Operations; Administration; Matériel and Weapons; Perso... View more info

Navy. Letter to His Grace The Duke of Wellington, K.G., upon the Actual Crisis of the Country in respect to the State of the Navy. Not Published. (from A Flag Officer of Her Majesty's Fleet).

By: HAWKER, Edward

Price: $300.00

Publisher: Printed by A. Spottiswoode, London , 1838,:

Seller ID: 97220


[HAWKER, Edward]. The Navy. Letter to His Grace The Duke of Wellington, K.G., upon the Actual Crisis of the Country in respect to the State of the Navy. Not Published. (from A Flag Officer of Her Majesty's Fleet). (London : Printed by A. Spottiswoode, 1838). Pp [1]-44. 8vo, stitched, rebound in modern red marbled paper with printed white paper label to front cover. Contents : [The Letter] (pp 3-37); Extract from “Le Journal des Débats,” copied into “The Times” of November 1, 1838; Russian Baltic Fleet; The Naval Force of France; List of the American Navy, 1838; English Builders. Admir... View more info

Electric Boats on the Thames, 1889-1914. First Edition in dustjacket.

By: HAWTHORNE, Edward

Price: $80.00

Publisher: Alan Sutton Publishing Limited, Stroud, Gloucestershire, 1995, ISBN:0750910151:

Seller ID: 97940


HAWTHORNE, Edward. Electric Boats on the Thames, 1889-1914. (Stroud, Gloucestershire): Alan Sutton Publishing Limited, (1995). First Printing. Pp. (2),3-224. With dozens of black and white illustrations. Large 8vo, black cloth with gilt lettering to spine. "The Thames Valley in the late 1880s was becoming the summer playground of wealthy Londoners and, thanks to the Great Western Railway, a manet for large numbers of day-trippers, many of whom would embark on one of the steamers running trips on the river. At the same time, electric motors and batteries had developed to such a point that t... View more info

Mutiny on the Globe : The Fatal Voyage of Samuel Comstock. 1st pr in dj

By: HEFFERNAN, Thomas Farel

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Norton, New York, 2002, ISBN:0393041638:

Seller ID: 48261


HEFFERNAN, Thomas Farel. Mutiny on the Globe : The Fatal Voyage of Samuel Comstock. First Edition. NY: W. W. Norton, (2002). First Printing. Pp. (8),ix-xix,(1),[1]-280 + [16] pp of plates. 8vo, brown cloth spine with white paper covered boards. "The Globe's story is one of terror, adventure, endurance, and luck. It is also the story of one of the most bizarre and frightening minds that ever went to sea." -from the dust jacket. Very good in dj. 24.00 View more info

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Frigates : An Account of the Lighter Warships of the Napoleonic Wars, 1793-1915. in dj.

By: HENDERSON, James YELF, Ernest E.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Leo Cooper, London, 1994, ISBN:0850524326: 1994

Seller ID: 74871

ISBN: 0850524326


HENDERSON, James. The Frigates : An Account of the Lighter Warships of the Napoleonic Wars, 1793-1915. Drawings by Ernest E. Yelf. London : Leo Cooper, (1994). Later printing. Pp. (8), ix-xi,(3),1-176,(2), + 16 pages of illustrations. 8vo, tan cloth spine with blue paper-covered boards, gilt lettering to spine. "Light, swift, and daring, frigates were the cruisers of Nelson's navy, commanded by bold, courageous officers, ranging the oceans of the world alone or in packs, seeking the enemy— and usually finding him. Athough much of the swashbuckling spirit of thes... View more info

Sea Sense. 1st pr. in dj

By: HENDERSON, Richard

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Adlard Coles, London, 1972, ISBN:0229115276:

Seller ID: 28385


HENDERSON, Richard. Sea Sense: Safety Afloat in Terms of Sail, Power, and Multihull Boat Design, Construction, Rig, Equipment, Coping with Emergencies, and Boat Management in Heavy Weather. (London): Adlard Coles, (1972). First Edition. Pp 307. Illustrated. Large 8vo, blue cloth. Toy 2443, Morris & Howland p 65. "'Sea Sense' is dedicated to keeping people out of trouble onthe water. It recognises, however, that even on a carefully planned trip, a boat may be damaged by the sea. So this book tells how to deal wtih emergencies and casualties as well as how to prevent them. In it you will fin... View more info

Dover - Ostend Line.

By: HENDY, John

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Ferry Publications, Staplehurst, Kent , 1991, ISBN:095135065X:

Seller ID: 97636


HENDY, John. The Dover - Ostend Line. Staplehurst, Kent : Ferry Publications, 1991. Pp 1-56. Illustrated. Map. Double Column. 4to, illustrated white stapled card covers. Contents : Introduction; Foreword (by Francis Engelen);The Crossing; Inauguration; Enter the Record Breakers; On Board the Prince sse Clementine; The Last Mailboat – Prinses Paola; The Ten Turbines; The Motor Ships; The Roll On – Roll Off Era; Welcome Pris Filip – The New BelgianSuper Ferry; The Dover - Ostend Fleet List. Very good. 25.00 View more info

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Egypt and The Books of Moses; or The Books of Moses Illustrated by the Monuments of Egypt. First British Edition

By: HENGSTENBERG, E. W.

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Thomas Clark: 1845

Seller ID: 116456


HENGSTENBERG, E. W. Egypt and The Books of Moses; or The Books of Moses Illustrated by the Monuments of Egypt. With an Appendix. From the German, by R.D.C. Robbins. With Additional Notes by W. Coke Taylor, Esq., LL.D, M.R.A.S. of Trinity College , Dublin. Edinburgh : Thomas Clark, MDCCCLV. 1845. First British Edition. Pp (2),[iii]-xii,[1]-260. 8vo (142 x 221 mm), rebound in mordern blue buckram, with gilt lettering to spine. Translation of Die Bu?cher Mose's und Ägypten. Ernst Wilhelm Theodor Herrmann Hengstenberg (b. October 20, 1802, in Frönden... View more info

Great Lakes Car Ferries. 1st in dj.

By: HILTON, George W.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Howell-North, Berkeley, CA, 1962,:

Seller ID: 74920


HILTON, George W. The Great Lakes Car Ferries. Berkeley, CA: Howell-North, 1962. First American Printing. Pp. (6),vii--xv,(1),1-282,(2). Illustrated. Illustrated endpapers. 8vo, grey cloth with black lettering to front and spine. Contents: 1. The River Car Ferries; 2. The Mackinac Transportation Company; 3. The Ann Arbor Railroad; 4. Pere Marquette District -- Chesapeake &Ohio Railway; 5. The Grand Trunk Milwaukee Car Ferry Company and other Lak e Michigan Services; 6. The Lake Erie Car Ferries; 7. The Ontario Car FerryCompany and the Upper St. Lawrence River Services. Some pencilling, many r ... View more info

Potemkin Mutiny. Second American Edition

By: HOUGH, Richard

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Greenwood Press, Westport, CT, 1975, ISBN:0837180759: 1975

Seller ID: 97689

ISBN: 0837180759


HOUGH, Richard. The Potemkin Mutiny. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, Publishers, (1975). Second American Edition. Pp. (10),11-190,(2) + 8 p. of black and white plates. Illustrated. Map endpapers. 8vo, brown cloth with black lettering to spine. The story of the mutiny of the Russian battleship Potemkin in 1905 in the Black Sea. Contents: 1. A Matter of Maggots; 2. A City in Revolt; 3. The Tsar Declares War; 4. The Martyr on the Quay; 5. The Burial ; 6. The Bombardment; 7. The Engagement off Odessa; 8. An Undecided Crew; 9. ... View more info

Captain Bligh & Mr. Christian : The Men and the Mutiny. 1st US in dj

By: HOUGH, Richard BLIGH, William

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Dutton, New York, 1973,:

Seller ID: 21257


HOUGH, Richard. Captain Bligh & Mr Christian : The Men and the Mutiny. New York: E.P. Dutton & Co., 1973. First US Printing. Pp. (12),13-320, + 16 p. of plates. Illustrated. Map endpapers. 8vo, blue cloth, with gilt letteringto spine. "The main outline of the mutiny is widely known and usually seen in strong blacks and whites. It is only through the author's painstaking s cholarship and reintepretation of the major characters that the classical quality of this saga takes on new meaning." - from the dj. Light dampspotting to bottom edge, else very good in nicked, edgebrowned, unclipped ... View more info

Sailing Down the Clyde : Glasgow to Kyles of Bute.

By: HOUSE, Jack

Price: $20.00

Publisher: James Findlay & Sons, Glasgow , 1968,:

Seller ID: 98141


HOUSE, Jack. Sailing Down the Clyde : Glasgow to Kyles of Bute. (Glasgow : James Findlay & Sons, January 1968). Pp (16). Illustrated. Maps. Folded square 8vo, illustrated stapled wrappers. A guide to the trip down the Clyde from Glasgow to Gourock, Dunoon, Rothesay, and Tighnabruach. BR. 35142/21 – B.17/1 – 298/-VZ-January 1968. Rubbed, else very good. 20.00 View more info

Histoire du Commerce et de la Navigation des anciens. Third Edition

By: HUET, Pierre-Daniel

Price: $500.00

Publisher: Brussels, 1727,:

Seller ID: 98307


HUET, Pierre-Daniel. Histoire du Commerce et de la Navigation des anciens. Paris : Antoine-Urbain Coustelier / Bruxelles : Jean Leonard, 1727. Troisième Edition. Pp (34),1-400,(70, table des matières),(4). 61 chapters covering the Egyptians, Greeks, Romans, Cathaginians, Gauls, Ethipians, the French, the Germans, the Spanish piracy, Pierre-Daniel Huet (b. 8 February 1630, Caen - d. 26 January 1721, Paris). With the half-title. $ View more info

Tug's Rescue Work : The Autobiography of a Retired Tugmaster.

By: HUNTER, Robert. PROUD, John H., (ed.)

Price: $70.00

Publisher: Printability Publishing Ltd. on behalf of John H. Proud, Hartlepool, 2003, ISBN:1872239412:

Seller ID: 98555


HUNTER, Robert. A Tug's Rescue Work : The Autobiography of a Retired Tugmaster. Editor: John H. Proud. (Hartlepool : Published by Printability Publishing Ltd. on behalf of John H. Proud, 2003). Pp (2),1-44,(2). Illustrated. Maps. 4to, illustrated red stapled card covers. “This is a true account of the experiences and adventures of the writer from boyhood to retirement in connection with Tyne tugs. The River Tyne was the birthplace of tugs and tugboatmen, therefore Tyne-built tugs have been delivered all over the world, their outstanding qualities being known to all. Of all branches of shippi... View more info

From Heligoland to Keeling Island : One Hundred Days of Naval War.

By: HURD, Archibald BYWATER, H.C.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Hodder and Stoughton, London, 1914,:

Seller ID: 97722


HURD, Archibald, and H.C. BYWATER. From Heligoland to Keeling Island : One Hundred Days of Naval War. London : Hodder and Stoughton, MCMXIV [1914]. Pp(8),9-215,(1). Small 8vo, blue cloth, black illustration to front board, b lack lettering to spine. In The Daily Telegraph War Books series. Contents : Introduction. 1. German mines and their victims. 2. The elusive "Goeben.”3. The battle in the bight. 4. The human factor. 5. Rounding-up the commer ce raiders. 6. End of Germany's colonial empire. 7. The debut of the submarine. 8. The heroes of the "Pegasus." 9. The naval brigade at ... View more info