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A.B.C.D. Pamphlet. B.R. 1294 B

By: Admiralty

Price: $30.00

Publisher: 1952,:

Seller ID: 98769


Admiralty. A.B.C.D. Pamphlet. B.R. 1294 B. Director of Tactical and Staff Duties Division, Naval Staff, Admiralty, 1952. Pp [1]-[19],(1). 12mo, blue printed card covers. Admiraly prefatory note by J.G. Lang', 17 May, 1952. "For issue to every Officer and Man on joining the Royal Navy".Acronym for Atomic, Biological and Chemical Protection and Damage Control: ABCD. Sections: A.B.C.D. : Golden Rules for A.B.C.D. Damage : Flooding - Watertight Discipline - Fire - Machinery and Equipment Damage Casualties : Contamination - Personal Protection Precautions - Flash, Fragments and Flast - Firs... View more info

Aircraft-Carriers of Great Britain, U.S.A. and Axis Nations.

By: Aircraft Carriers

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Real Photographs Co. Ltd, Southport, Lancashire, 1942,:

Seller ID: 99726


(Aircraft Carriers). The Aircraft-Carriers of Great Britain, U.S.A. and Axis Nations. Southport, Lancashire : Real Photographs Co. Ltd., n.d. [1942]. Pp [1]-27,(1) including covers. Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated grey stapled card covers. R.P. Publications 42/6. A guide to some of the photographs available for purchase from the Real Photographs firm. Rubbed, staples rusted,else very good. 35.00 View more info

Aircraft-Carriers of Great Britain, U.S.A. And Axis Nations.

By: Aircraft Carriers - World War II

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Real Photographs, Southport, Lancashire , 1942,:

Seller ID: 97357


(Aircraft Carriers - WW2). Aircraft-Carriers of Great Britain, U.S.A. And Axis Nations. Southport, Lancashire : Real Photographs, [1942]. Pp [1]-28 including covers. Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated white stapled card covers. R.P. Publications 42/6. Rubbed and darkened, tear to top spine, penned marks to front cover, else good. 45.00 View more info

Seaports South of Sahara : The Achievements of an American Steamship Service. US in dj

By: ALBION, Robert Greenhalgh

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Appleton-Century-Crofts, New York, 1959,:

Seller ID: 22260


ALBION, Robert Greenhalgh. Seaports South of Sahara : The Achievements of an American Steamship Service. With the Collaboration of Jennie B. Pope.[With a foreword by VIce Admiral Edward L. Cochrane]. New York: Appleton-Century-Crofts, (1959). Pp. (4),v-xii,1-316, frontis.+ 8 leaves of plates. Illustrated. Map endpapers. 8vo, blue cloth. "This is the story of American maritime relations with South, East, and West Africa, where the unexpected has suddenly become the order of the day. It is there that the trade of the United States has increased at a faster rate during the past four decades t... View more info

Seventeenth-Century Rigging : A Handbook for Model-Makers.

By: ANDERSON, R.C.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Model & Allied Publications Ltd, Hemel-Hempstead, Herts , 1969,:

Seller ID: 38411


ANDERSON, R.C. Seventeenth-Century Rigging : A Handbook for Model-Makers. Hemel-Hempstead, Herts : Model & Allied Publications Ltd, (1969). Pp (10),[xi]-xii,[1]-146 + frontispiece + 22 p of fldg plans + 4 p of plates. 8vo, illustrated card covers, blue spine. "This description of 17th-century rigging is almost entirely a repetition of that given in my previous book on the subject, The Rigging of Ships in the Days of the Spritsail Topmast 1600-1720, published in 1927 [...]." - preface. Contents: 1. The Lower Masts and Bowsprit; 2. Trestle-trees, Cross-trees, Tops and Caps; 3. Topmasts, ... View more info

Artist Afloat : A Sketch Journal of Britian by Canal

By: ANFUSO, Linda Ann

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Interset Press, Wilton, New Hampshire, 2001, ISBN:1574330209:

Seller ID: 99054


ANFUSO, Linda Ann. Artist Afloat : A Sketch Journal of Britian by Canal. (Wilton, New Hampshire) : Interset Press, (April 2001). First Printing. Pp (8),1-72. Oblong 8vo, heavy black cardcovers with colour illustration affixedto front, black wire coil binding. Illustrated with lovely watercolour ske tches (done in a notebook/scrapbook style with most of the text in cursive writing), this is a fictional journal of narrowboat travel, based on trips on the Grand Union Canal. very good. 25.00 View more info

Cunard Quadruple-Screw Atlantic Liner Aquitania. 1st US in dj.

By: Aquitania) Ocean Liners of the Past Shipbuilder Reprints series, 3)

Price: $100.00

Publisher: New York Graphic Society, Greenwich, CT, 1971, ISBN:0821204777:

Seller ID: 73610


(Aquitania). The Cunard Quadruple-Screw Atlantic Liner Aquitania. Greenwich, CT: New York Graphic Society, (1971). First American Printing. Pp. (8),9-176, + 5 folding plates at rear (including others intermittently throughoutthe text). Illustrated. Double column. Large 8vo, blue cloth boards with n avy blue cloth spine, gilt lettering to spine, top edge dyed navy blue. "Ocean Liners of the Past: Number 3 in a series of reprints from The Shipbuilder." "The Aquitania, commissioned in 1914, spent 35 years in active transatlantic service - the only Cunard liner to serve through both Wo... View more info

Norwegian Cruising Guide : From the Swedish Sound to the Russian Border. Second Edition

By: ARMITAGE, John, and Mark BRACKENBURY BRACKENBURY, Mark

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Adlard Coles Nautical, London, 1996, ISBN:0713641150:

Seller ID: 99109


ARMITAGE, John, and Mark BRACKENBURY. Norwegian Cruising Guide : From the Swedish Sound to the Russian Border. Second Edition. London : Adlard Coles Nautical, (1996). Pp (3),[iv]-vii,(1),[1]-200. Illustrated. Maps. Index. Double Column. 8vo, illustrated white glossy paper covered boards. "This cruising guide covers the entire coast of Norway from the Swedish border in the south to the Russian border in the north. It also covers the south west coast of Sweden from the Norwegian border to the Sound, and is the only cruising guide available in any language for the coast of Norway north of Sog... View more info

The Meaning of Life: The Scientific and Social Experiences of Everitt and Robert Murray, 1930-1964. First Edition.

By: AVERY, Donald H. and Mark EATON, (eds.).

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Champlain Society: 2008

Seller ID: 116558

ISBN: 0981050603


AVERY, Donald H. and Mark EATON, (eds.). The Meaning of Life: The Scientific and Social Experiences of Everitt and Robert Murray, 1930-1964. Toronto : The Champlain Society, 2008. First Edition. Pp (10,[xi-cxxvi,1-817,(1) + 24 pages of b&w illustrations. With other illustrations in the text. 8vo (157 x 235 mm), red cloth, with gilt lettering to spine. No. 69 in the Publications of the Champlain Society series. Everitt George Dunne Murray (b. July 21, 1890. Johannesburg - d. July 6, 1965, London, Ontario). Robert George Everitt Murray (... View more info

SOS to the Rescue. First Edition.

By: BAARSLAG, Karl RIESENBERG, Felix, Capt., preface

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press, New York, 1935,:

Seller ID: 99387


BAARSLAG, Karl. SOS to the Rescue. With a preface by Capt. Felix Riesenberg. New York: Oxford University Press, 1935. First American Printing. Pp. (5),vi-xvi,(2),1-310, frontispiece, + 16 leaves of plates. Illustrated. 8vo, grey cloth with green lettering and decoration to front and spine. "For the past score of years the world has thrilled at intervals to epics of the sea, mighty vibrant tragedies of sacrifice and heroism. Hour by hour, almost minute by minute, the progression of disaster and of rescue has been broadcast about the world. In this book the whole story is told for the first ... View more info

At Ease : Navy Men of World War II. First Edition in dustjacket

By: BACNHER, Evan

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Harry N. Abrams, New York , 2004, ISBN:0810948052:

Seller ID: 98641


BACNHER, Evan. At Ease : Navy Men of World War II. (New York) : Harry N. Abrams, Inc., Publishers, (2004). First Printing. Pp (4),5-160. 4to, blue boards, with lighter blue lettering. A large-format photography book. "In the years following World War II, images of comradeship, particularly of men being physically close, largely disappeared from the public record. But, as these stunning photographs attest, ordinary American men in the extraordinary circumstances of World War II were affectionate, winsome, and playful-disarmingly innocent in a time of cataclysmic peril. Led by photography gi... View more info

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Women at Sea in the Age of Sail. First Edition

By: BAIRD, Donal COALFLEET, Alice) FOWNES, Glorana) RYERSON, Abigail)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Nimbus, Halifax, 2001, ISBN:1551092670: 2001

Seller ID: 42820

ISBN: 1551092670


BAIRD, Donal. Women at Sea in the Age of Sail. (Halifax, NS) : Nimbus Publishing, (2001). First Edition. Pp (6).[1]-226. Maps, nearly 50 b&w photos and other illustrations in the text. 8vo illustrated pale purple cardcovers, with photo on front. Biographies of women from the Maritime Provinces of Canada who had significant experience of seafaring in the age of the merchant sailing ship. Women featured include Cora Hilton, Abigail Ryerson, Annie Cochrane, Glorana Fownes, Alice Coalfleet, Grace and Kay Ladd, and Amelia Holder. "In the late nineteenth and early twenti... View more info

Discovery of the Bismarck. Cdn in dj

By: BALLARD, Robert D. ARCHBOLD, Rick. KENNEDY, Ludovic. (intro.)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Madison Press Books, 1990, ISBN:0670835870:

Seller ID: 62330


BALLARD, Robert D. The Discovery of the Bismarck . With Rick Archbold; introduction by Ludovic Kennedy; illustrations of the Bismarck wreck by Ken Marschall. Technical and historical consultation by William H. Garzke, Jr. andRobert O. Dulin, Jr. Toronto: Viking / Madison Press Books, (1990). Pp. 23 1. Illustrated with numerous b/w and/or colour photos. Double column. 4to, blue cloth. "With over 400 illustrations this book has all the pictorial richness that helped make Robert Ballard's previous book, 'The Discovery of the Titanic', an international bestseller. Fascinating 'then and now' fe... View more info

Children of the Benares : A War Crime and Its Victims. 1st UK in dj

By: BARKER, Ralph

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Methuen, London, 1987, ISBN:0143423107:

Seller ID: 16653


BARKER, Ralph. Children of the Benares : A War Crime and Its Victims. (London) : Methuen, (1987). First Edition. Pp (10)[1]-172 + 8 pages of photos. 8vo, grey cloth. Law 1355. "When the passenger liner City of Benares sailed from Liverpool on Friday, 13 September 1940 she was carrying 90 evacuee children from the bombed cities of Britain, bound under a government-sponsoredscheme for a safe haven in Canada. Her sinking by U-boat four days later, without warning, in total disregard of the plight of survivors and in defiance of international law, shocked and horrified the civilised world. Of ... View more info

Tate House : Crown of the Maine Mast Trade.

By: BARRY, William David, and Frances W. PEABODY.

Price: $28.00

Publisher: National Society of Colonial Dames of America in the State of Maine, Portland, Maine , 1982,:

Seller ID: 98357


BARRY, William David, and Frances W. PEABODY. Tate House : Crown of the Maine Mast Trade. Portland : National Society of Colonial Dames of America in the State of Maine, 1982. Pp [i]-xii,[1]-116, frontis + 10 pp plates + 2 folding maps. Index. 8vo, red cloth, gilt logo to front board, gilt letteringto spine. This edition consists of 750 numbered copies bound in cloth and 2,250 unnumbered copies bound in paper. “This comprehensive account of one of Maine's finest examples of colonial architecture achieves a dual purposeof placing the house in the context of the time and family which created i... View more info

Innocents on the Ice : A Memoir of Antarctic Exploration, 1957. trade paperback

By: BEHRENDT, John C.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: University Press of Colorado, Niwot, 1998, ISBN:0870815512:

Seller ID: 96678


BEHRENDT, John C. Innocents on the Ice : A Memoir of Antarctic Exploration,1957. (Niwot) : University Press of Colorado, (1997). Pp (8),ix-xviii,(10) ,1-428. Illustrated. Maps. Index. 8vo, illustrated black and blue card covers. "I use the word "Innocents" in the title partly because most of our nine-man scientific party were quite young and totally inexperienced in Antarctica and the "Navy way" of doing things there. "Innocent" is also appropriate because the senior Navy people and the scientists who conceived the IGY program had little comprehension of how each ot... View more info

Down With the Old Canoe : A Cultural History of the Titanic Disaster. 3rd pbk.

By: BIEL, Steven

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Norton & Company, New York, 1997, ISBN:0393316769:

Seller ID: 96739


BIEL, Steven. Down With the Old Canoe : A Cultural History of the Titanic Disaster. New York: Norton & Company, (1997). Third Norton Paperback. Pp. (6),vii,(5),3-300,(2), including 16 pp of photographs, illustrations and facsimilies. 8vo, ill. black card covers. "Everyone found moral and cultural lessons in the sinking of the Titanic -- suffragists and their opponents; radicals, reformers, and capitalists; critics of technology and modern life; racists and xenophobes and champions of racial and ethnic equality; editorial writers and folk singers, preachers and poets. Like today's sensation... View more info

Connecting the past, present and future : Force Generation in Canada's Navy/ La Marine canadienne : relier le passé, le présent et l'avenir

By: BLAKELEY, Darlene Bravo Defence. Vol. 7. Summer 2007

Price: $9.00

Publisher: National Defence, Ottawa, 2007,:

Seller ID: 98962


BLAKELEY, Darlene. "Connecting the past, present and future : Force Generation in Canada's Navy / La Marine canadienne : relier le passé, le présent et l'avenir." An article in Bravo Defence / Bravo Défense, Vol. 7, Summer / Été 2007, pp 12-14. (Ottawa : Natinal Defence, 2007). Pp (1),2-34,(2);(1),2-34,(2). Illustrated. Triple Column. 4to, illustrated black stapled wrappers. Other contents : The Glue at the Top of the CF (by Peter Avis); Investment Planning - A new look for Defence Planning (by Jim Harris); Force Generation in the Army (by Julien Richard); Generating Canadian Forc... View more info

Building the Wood-Strip Canoe

By: BOLESKY, Stephen A. Storey Bulletin A-100

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Storey Communications, Incorporated / Garden Way Publishing, Pownal, VT, 1988, ISBN:0882665383:

Seller ID: 98711


BOLESKY, Stephen A. Building the Wood-Strip Canoe. (Pownal, VT): Storey Communications, Incorporated / Garden Way Publishing, (1988). Pp. 1-32. Illustrated with 40 line drawings. 8vo, stapled illustrated white card covers. Storey Bulletin A-100. "Imagine paddling across a seclued lake in late afternoon on your way to your favorite fishing spot, or spending a quiet morning drifting down a gently flowing river. For a moment you forget the river; you see only the wood strips that you fashioned into place, the natural curveof the ash gunwales that you positioned, the cane seat you wove. The ca... View more info

Crash Dive : True Stories of Submarine Combat

By: BOND, Larry, (ed.) BEACH, Edward L. HUCHTHAUSEN, Peter BOUSLOG, Dave

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Forge, New York, 2010, ISBN:9780765303134:

Seller ID: 97301


BOND, Larry, (ed.). Crash Dive : True Stories of Submarine Combat. Edited by Larry Bond. New York: Forge, (April 2010). First Printing. Pp. (4),[5]-379,(5). 8vo, navy blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. This anthology includes the following excerpts: Commander Edward L. Beach's "Batfish", Commander Edward Young's "Mergui Archipelago", Bbette Gugliotta's "First Blood",Otto Giese and Captain James E. Wise Jr.'s "On Patrol in the Indian Ocean" , Dave Bouslog's "Return to Palau", Forest J. Sterling's "Convoy Hunting South of the Equator", Captai... View more info