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Queen Elizabeth at War : His Majesty's Transport 1939-1946. First Edition in dustjacket

By: KONINGS, Chris LORD, Walter BRAYNARD, Frank O.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Patrick Stephens, Wellingborough , 1985, ISBN:0850597250:

Seller ID: 99642


KONINGS, Chris. 'Queen Elizabeth' at War : His Majesty's Transport 1939-1946. With sketches by Oswald Brett, foreword by Frank O. Braynard, afterword by Walter Lord. Wellingborough : Patrick Stephens, (1985). First Edition. Pp [1]-124. Illustrated. Index. Double Column. 4to, black cloth, gilt lettering to spine. “Overnight in September 1939, the funnels of the Cunard Line's still unfinished new super-liner Queen Elizabeth exchanged their handsomered and black livery for a coat of dull grey – a colour that she came to w ear with pride over the next six years as she dodged German bombers and... View more info

Attack Submarine : A Study in Strategy.

By: KUENNE, Robert E.

Price: $38.00

Publisher: Yale University Press, New Haven and London, 1965,:

Seller ID: 96497


KUENNE, Robert E. The Attack Submarine : A Study in Strategy. New Haven andLondon : Yale University Press, 1965. First Edition. Pp (2),[i]-x,(2),[1]- 215,(3). Index. 8vo, black cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Anderson 731. Contents : Part I – The Conventional Submarine as a Weapons System in World War II. 1. The Cinderella System. 2. The Performance Characteristics of the Conventional Submarine. 3. The Combat Characteristics of the Conventional Submarine. Part II – A Formal Analysis of the United States and German Submarine Offensives of World War II. 4. A Model of the Submarine Offensive.... View more info

Kayaking: An Illustrated Guide to Equipment, Technique, Navigation, and Safety. Paddling Basics series.

By: KUHNE, Cecil Paddling Basics series.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Stackpole Books, Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania, 1998, ISBN:081172882X:

Seller ID: 96485


KUHNE, Cecil. Kayaking [cover adds: An Illustrated Guide to Equipment, Technique, Navigation, and Safety]. Illustrations by Cherie Kuhne. (Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania) : Stackpole Books, (1998). First Printing. Pp (6),vii-ix,(1),1-134. 8vo, illustrated card covers, with green spine. In the Paddling Basics series. Contents: "Basic types of kayaks -- their elements and uses;Beginning and intermediate paddling techniques; Rolls and recoveries, incl uding the Eskimo and Pawlata Rolls; Recognising and navigating whitewater and river hazards; Planning and equipping day and overnight trips; Safet... View more info

Sussex Shipping : Sail, Steam & Motor.

By: LANGLEY, Michael

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Middleton Press, Midhurst, West Sussex, 2004, ISBN:1904474233:

Seller ID: 98004


LANGLEY, Michael. Sussex Shipping : Sail, Steam & Motor. (Midhurst, West Sussex) : Middleton Press, (February 2004). First Printing. Pp [1]-192. Illustrated. Maps. Index. 8vo, illustrated blue glossy paper covered boards. “Much has been written over the years about 'Sussex by the Sea'. The aim of this book is to attempt to capture the evolution of the ships themselves, never speedier than in the 20th century. Accelerating industrial change together with new trading patterns, spawned new ship types, and larger individualunits, in the growing search for economy of operation. Before about 1850 ... View more info

Voyage : Waterway Journeys : Forty years of Sailing made this a Veyage

By: LARSEN, Arnold Les

Price: $60.00

Publisher: 2006,:

Seller ID: 98477


LARSEN, Arnold "Les". Voyage : Waterway Journeys : Forty years of Sailing made this a Voyage. N.pl.: n.pub., (2006). Pp (4),1-363,(1). Ilustrated. 4to, illustrated white card covers. Contents : Journey No.1. Chicago to Clearwater 1981; No.2. Clearwater - Hampton Roads, VA 1982; No.3. Hampton Roads to Chicago 1983. Miscellaneous Years 1984 - 1992; No.4. Racine to Bellville,Ontario 1992; No.5. Belleville - Quebec City, Quebec 1993; No.6. Quebec Ci ty to Boothbay, Maine 1994; No.7. Boothbay to Charleston, SC 1995; No.8. Charleston to Port Salerno, FL... View more info

Pioneer, or Strictures on Maritime Strength and Economy: Containing, I. Memo – On British Seamen and Impressment. II. Suggestions for decreasing the Demand on Public Revenue, and the Consumption of Materials, by increasing the Duration of Ships...

By: LAYMAN, William, Captain

Price: $750.00

Publisher: Printed and Sold by E. Bridgewater, London , 1821,:

Seller ID: 97235


LAYMAN, [William], Captain, of the Navy. The Pioneer, or Strictures on Maritime Strength and Economy: Containing, I. Memo – On British Seamen and Impressment. II. Suggestions for decreasing the Demand on Public Revenue, and the Consumption of Materials, by increasing the Duration of Ships and Efficiency of the Navy. III. Syllabus of a Work entitled Outlines for a Maritime History, as connected with the Strength, Wealth, and Security of Oceanic States in general; and the Naval Power, Political, Financial, Agricultural, and Commercial Interests of Great Britain in Particular. To which is added... View more info

Connecticut Civil War Centennial : Connecticut Military and Naval Leaders in the Civil War.

By: LEDDY, E.P., and Edward J. LONERGAN (comp.).

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Connecticut Civil War Centennial Commission, Hartford , 1965,:

Seller ID: 97287


LEDDY, E.P., and Edward J. LONERGAN (comp.). The Connecticut Civil War Centennial : Connecticut Military and Naval Leaders in the Civil War. (Hartford: Connecticut Civil War Centennial Commission, 1965). Pp [1]-43,(1). Illus trated. 8vo, grey printed stapled card covers. Parks, (ed.), Connecticut : A Bibliography of Its History 1079. Of naval interest are brief biographiesof Gideon Welles, Secretary of the Navy; Rear Admiral Andrew Hull Foote; R ear Admiral Francis H. Gregory; Rear Admiral Joseph Lanman; Rear Admiral Christopher R.P. Rodgers; Commodore Stephen Champlin; Commodore James Glynn; ... View more info

Beacon at Bonavista

By: LEITCH, Adelaide Canadian Geographic 047:3 BARBEAU, Marius HARRINGTON, Lyn

Price: $15.00

Publisher: 1953,:

Seller ID: 5761


LEITCH, Adelaide. "The Beacon at Bonavista". An article in the Canadian Geographical Journal, Vol.47, No.3, September, 1953. Pp 120-121. Double column. Short text on the lighthouse with 3 photos. Also : Marius Barbeau's "Tobacco, A Peace-maker" (pp.106-115); Lyn Harrington's "Paddling Down The Red Deer River". Rubbed, else very good. For the issue. 15.00 View more info

In een notendop : Schepen in miniatuur. Catalogus bij de tentoonstelling over miniwaterlijnmodellen ter gelegenheid van 25 Jaar Dutch Ship Collectors Club in het Mariniersmuseum, Rotterdam.

By: LEMMERS, Alan (ed.)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: De Bataafsche Leeuw, Amsterdam , 1999, ISBN:9067075094:

Seller ID: 97662


LEMMERS, Alan (ed.). In een notendop : Schepen in miniatuur. Catalogus bij de tentoonstelling over miniwaterlijnmodellen ter gelegenheid van 25 Jaar Dutch Ship Collectors Club in het Mariniersmuseum, Rotterdam. Hans Dorlas (research). Hans Kragt (fotografie). Deze uitgave werd verzorgd door het Instituut voor Maritieme Historie van de Koninklijke Marine, Den Haag. Amsterdam : De Bataafsche Leeuw, 1999. Pp [1]-87,(1). Illustrated. 8vo, illustratedmaroon card covers. The Dutch edition of “In A Nutshell: Ships in Miniatur e. Exhibition Catalogue of The Waterline Mini Models To celebrate 25 Year... View more info

European Naval and Maritime History 300-1500.

By: LEWIS, Archibald R. and Timothy J. RUNYAN RUNYAN, Timothy J.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Indiana University Press, Bloomington and Indianapolis, 1990, ISBN:0253205735:

Seller ID: 31807


LEWIS, Archibald R. and Timothy J. RUNYAN. European Naval and Maritime History, 300-1500. Bloomington : Indiana University Press, (1990). Pp (6),[vii]-xiii,(3),1-192. 8vo, black cardcovers. A Midland Book MB 573. Contents: 1.The Late Roman World to A.D. 500; 2. Byzantine Naval Power and Shipping, 5 00-1291; 3. Muslim Naval and Maritime Power in the Mediterranean, 651-1498;4. Latin Western Naval Power and Shipping in the Mediterranean, 800-1498; 5. Irish, Frisians, and Vikings in the Northern Seas, 500-1066; 6. The Age of the English and the Hansa in the North, 1066-1377; 7. The Rise ot Iberian... View more info

Books of the Sea : An Introduction to Nautical Literature.

By: LEWIS, Charles Lee

Price: $35.00

Publisher: United States Naval Institute, Annapolis, Maryland , 1943,:

Seller ID: 97738


LEWIS, Charles Lee. Books of the Sea : An Introduction to Nautical Literature. Annapolis, Maryland : United States Naval Institute, (1943). Pp (10),[1]-318. Illustrated. Index. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to front board and spine. Contents : 1. English Sea Stories. 2. American Sea Stories. 3. English Short Stories of the Sea. 4. American Short Stories of the Sea. 5. Sea Stories in Other Languages. 6. Voyages of Commerce and Adventure. 7. Voyages of Discovery. 8. Pirates, Mutineers, and Slavers. 9. English Poetry of the Sea. 10. American Poetry of the Sea. 11. Sea Poetry in Other Languages.... View more info

North Sea Divers - a Requiem.

By: LIMBRICK, Jim

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Authors OnLine Ltd, Hertford, England, 2001, ISBN:0755200365:

Seller ID: 97221


LIMBRICK, Jim. North Sea Divers - a Requiem. (Hertford, England : Authors OnLine Ltd, 2001). Pp i-vi,1-195,(3). Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated red, blue and yellow card covers "This book by ex pro' diver Jim Limbrick is a tribute to all 58,20th Century professional divers who lost their lives whilst playing their part in effecting the extraction of oil and gas from UK northern waters, specifically the North Sea, during the years 1971 to 1999. Diving and Offshore background is given, with all deceased diver's names and nationalities, fatality dates, diver's ages, accident locations, platform... View more info

Australia's Men o' War : The Paintings of Geoff Vollmer. First Edition in dustjacket

By: LIND, Lew. VOLLMER, Geoff VOLLMER, Geoff

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Reed, Sydney, Australia, 1980, ISBN:0589502484:

Seller ID: 97649


(VOLLMER, Geoff). LIND, Lew. Australia's Men o' War : The Paintings of Geoff Vollmer. Foreword by Admiral Sir Anthony Synnot. (Sydney, Australia) : Reed, (1980). First Edition. Pp [1]-64. Illustrated. Double Column. Oblong 8vo, blue cloth, silver lettering to spine. “This is a book writ large in salt, steel and oil. It is the singular story of a sailor who took up the brush and transmitted to canvas the knowledge of the sea engraved on his sensesin eighteen years of plying the world's oceans. There have been all too fe w painters of ships at sea in the history of art and, even of these, prec... View more info

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Manning the Royal Navy & Mercantile Marine; also Belligerent and Neutral Rights in the Event of War : A review of the past and present methods of manning, with suggestions for its improvement; and, the formation of more reliable and permanent reserves

By: LINDSAY, W.S.

Price: $300.00

Publisher: Printed and published by Pewtress & Co., London , 1877,: 1877

Seller ID: 97225


LINDSAY, W.S. Manning the Royal Navy & Mercantile Marine; also Belligerent and Neutral Rights in the Event of War : A review of the past and present methods of manning, with suggestions for its improvement; and, the formation of more reliable and permanent reserves: also an inquiry into the operatio n of the Declaration of Paris of 1850, and proposals for obviating its injurious effects on British maritime commerce. London : Printed and published by Pewtress & Co., 1877. First Edition. Pp [i]-x,[1]-133,(3), frontispiece plate of a torpedo boat. 8vo, rebound in grey card covers, with por... View more info

War and Peas : Intimate Letters from the Falklands War 1982

By: LIPPIETT, John, Rear Admiral Sir

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Pistol Post Publications / Maritime Books, Bosham, 2007, ISBN:9781904459262:

Seller ID: 99155


LIPPIETT, John, Rear Admiral, CB MBE. War and Peas : Intimate Letters from the Falklands War 1982. (Bosham) : Pistol Post Publications, (2007). First Edition. Pp (7),8-294. Illustrated throughout. 8vo, photo-illustrated grey and red cardcovers. Contents: 1. Joining in Gibraltar; 2. The Fighting Commences; 3. Ascension: Engine Problems with the Helicopter; 4. Ascension to the Falkland Islands; 5. Our First Big Challenge; 6. Joining the Task Group;7. Exocet Attack; 8. Change in Tempo; 9. Replenishment at Sea (RAS); 10. M ain Engine Problems; 11. Surrender; 12. Waiting; 13. New Orders; 14. Back t... View more info

Annals of Lloyd's Register 1834-1884 : Being a Sketch of the Origin, Constitution, and Progress of Lloyd's Register of British & Foreign Shipping.

By: Lloyd's

Price: $170.00

Publisher: Lloyd's, London, 1884,:

Seller ID: 102450


(Lloyd's). Annals of Lloyd's Register 1834 - 1884 : Being a Sketch of the Origin, Constitution, and Progress of Lloyd's Register of British & Foreign Shipping. London : (Lloyd's), MDCCCLXXXIV [1884]. Pp (4),[v]-x,[1]-166 + portrait frontispiece + engraved title page + 1 portrait plate + 5 tables (1 folding). Large 8vo, olive cloth, gilt decoration and lettering to front board and spine, all edges gilt, bevelled edges. Contents : 1. Early History of Classification. — Marine Insurance. — Lloyd's Coffee-house. — Ships' Lists. — Oldest Shipping Registers. — Books dated 1764-65-66, 1768-6... View more info

Annals of Lloyd's Register 1834-1884 : Being a Sketch of the Origin, Constitution, and Progress of Lloyd's Register of British & Foreign Shipping.

By: Lloyd's

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Lloyd's, London, 1884,:

Seller ID: 97257


(Lloyd's). Annals of Lloyd's Register 1834 - 1884 : Being a Sketch of the Origin, Constitution, and Progress of Lloyd's Register of British & Foreign Shipping. London : (Lloyd's), MDCCCLXXXIV [1884]. Pp (4),[v]-x,[1]-166 + portrait frontispiece + engraved title page + 1 portrait plate + 5 tables (1 folding). Large 8vo, olive cloth, gilt decoration and lettering to front board and spine, all edges gilt, bevelled edges. Contents : 1. Early History of Classification. — Marine Insurance. — Lloyd's Coffee-house. — Ships' Lists. — Oldest Shipping Registers. — Books dated 1764-65-66, 1768-6... View more info

Lloyd's Book of Ports and Shipping Pl,aces : A list, arranged geographically, of Ports and Shipping Places of the World with complete Index. Compiled and Edited by the Shipping Editor of Lloyd's.

By: Lloyd's

Price: $90.00

Publisher: Corporation of Lloyd's, London , 1944,:

Seller ID: 97154


(Lloyd's). Lloyd's Book of Ports and Shipping Pl,aces : A list, arranged geographically, of Ports and Shipping Places of the World with complete Index. Compiled and Edited by the Shipping Editor of Lloyd's. London : The Corporation of Lloyd's, (June) 1944. Third Edition. Pp (88). 8vo, brown printed card covers. “In view of the number of requests received at Lloyd's it would appear that a printed list showing the position of ports and shipping places might be of interest. For general purposes no maps should be necessary,although the arrangement is such that the list can be used if necessary i... View more info

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The Power Within Us : Cabeza De Vaca's Relation of his Journey from Florida to the Pacific 1528-1536. Fourth Printing in dustjacket

By: LONG, Haniel.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Duell, Sloan and Pearce, New York , 1944,: 1944

Seller ID: 99736


LONG, Haniel. The Power Within Us : Cabeza De Vaca's Relation of his Journey from Florida to the Pacific 1528-1536. New York : Duell, Sloan and Pearce, (1944). Fourth Printing. Pp (6),7-37,(3). Endpaper Maps. Small 8vo, orange-brown cloth, silver lettering to spine. Haniel Clark Long (b. March 9, 1888, Burma – d. October 17, 1956, Rochester, Minnesota). First published as Interlnear to Cabaza de Vaca in 1936. “The Power Within Us is a retelling of one of the most heroic and soul-stirring adventures in the history of America. Four centuries ... View more info

Colonial Clippers. 1st US ed. in dj

By: LUBBOCK, Basil

Price: $80.00

Publisher: Charles E. Lauriat Company, Boston, 1921,:

Seller ID: 96501


LUBBOCK, Basil. The Colonial Clippers. With illustrations and plans. Boston: Charles E. Lauriat Company, (1921) First American Edition. Printed in Gl asgow. Pp (6),vii-xv,1-433,(3), frontispiece + many plates and plans. Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth,gilt lettering to spine, t.e.g.. Parts : 1. The Emigrant Ships; 2. The Wool Clippers; 3. The Iron Clippers; 4. The New ZealandTrade. With appendices. "This book is divided into four parts. The first p art describes the great wooden clippers of the Black Ball, White Star, Eagle and other Lines, which carried the emigrants from Liverpool to Austra... View more info