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Panama Canal.. Volume 15 in the International Straits of the World series. First Edition

By: AGUIRRE, Robert W. International Straits of the World, Vol.15

Price: $170.00

Publisher: Martinus Nijhoff, Leiden / Boston, 2010, ISBN:9004177280:

Seller ID: 103362


AGUIRRE, Robert W. The Panama Canal. Leiden / Boston : Martinus Nijhoff Publishers, 2010. First Edition. Pp. (4),[v]-xii,(2),[1]-293,(5). Maps, tables, illustrations in text. 8vo, green paper-covered boards, light green lettering to front & spine. Volume 15 in the International Straits of the World series. "The relationship between straits and interoceanic canals has always been ambiguous. Unlike straits, interoceanic canals are neither natural nor subject to a universal legal regime like the Law of the Sea. However, straits and interoceanic canals share comparable historical experiences d... View more info

Derecho Maritimo.

By: AHUMADA, Raúl Cervantes

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Editorial Herrero, México, 1984, ISBN:9684202547:

Seller ID: 103560


AHUMADA, Raúl Cervantes. Derecho Maritimo. México : Editorial Herrero, (1984). Primera edición reformada [Second Edition] Pp.(2),[iii]- xxx, (2),[1]-1006,(1, errata),(1) + folding forms. Tables, diagrams in text. Thick 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to front & spine. Functionally the second editionas the 1970 first was only 774 pages. See Papadakis and Glassner, Internat ional Law of the Sea and Marine Affairs: A Bibliography: Supplement 410 forthe first edition. Raúl Cervantes Ahumada. (b. June 24, 1912, El Amole, Si naloa - d. April 4, 1997, México City) prominent Mexican jurist, educa... View more info

Baltic Straits. Volume 6 in the International Straits of the World series. First Edition

By: ALEXANDERSSON, Gunnar International Straits of the World, Vol.6

Price: $170.00

Publisher: Martinus Nijhoff, The Hague / Boston / London, 1982, ISBN:902472595X:

Seller ID: 103358


ALEXANDERSSON, Gunnar. The Baltic Straits. The Hague / Boston / London : Martinus Nijhoff Publishers, 1982. First Edition. Pp. (4),v-xi,(1),1-132. Maps in text. 8vo, green cloth, light green lettering to front & spine. Volume6 in the International Straits of the World series. "Professor Alexanderss on has carefully drawn the physical-hydrographic elements of the Baltic Seaand its approaches; he has vividly described the historical intereats, bot h politically and economically, of the littoral states, analysed the legal status and uses of the Baltic Straits over time, and calculated the rol... View more info

Legal Regime of the Sea-Bed and the Developing Countries. First Edition industjacket

By: ANAND, R.P. ANAND, Ram Prakash

Price: $120.00

Publisher: A.W. Sijthoff , Leyden, 1976, ISBN:0905118057:

Seller ID: 103448


ANAND, R.P. Legal Regime of the Sea-Bed and the Developing Countries. Leyden : A.W. Sijthoff / (New Delhi " 'Published in 1976 by Thomson Press (India) Limited Publication Division [] for A.W. Sijthoff International Publishing Company"), 1976. First Edition. Pp. (8),[vii]-xi,(1),[1]-287,(1). 8vo, green cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Volume 1 in the Sijthoff Publications on Ocean Development series. Papadakis, International Law of the Sea: A Bibliography 1841. "This book probes the depths of the new underwater world andexplains its important geographical features and also comments ... View more info

Sailing on Ice. Ex-library in dustjacket.

By: ANDRESEN, Jack

Price: $20.00

Publisher: A.S. Barnes, South Brunswick, 1974, ISBN:0498012417:

Seller ID: 103761


ANDRESEN, Jack. Sailing on Ice. South Brunswick and New York: A.S. Barnes and Company, (1974). Pp. (4),5-161,(7). Illustrated in black and white. 8vo,grey cloth with navy blue lettering to spine. Toy 4368. "Here is an introd uction to the fast sport of ice sailing. [...] First-trippers in an iceboaton a windy day cannot believe their sense as they face the chill wind and clutch the cockpit on a 60-mile-an-hour ride without motor power. Ice sailing is more than this, though, particularly for the competitively minded person. The combination of skills required to sail expertly cannot be acqui... View more info

Naties in the Port of Antwerp : Six Centuries of Activity in City and Port.First Edition in dustjacket.

By: Antwerp]. ASAERT, Gustaaf. DEVOS, Greta. SUYKENS, Fernand.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Lannoo, Tielt, 1993, ISBN:9020922521:

Seller ID: 103586


[Antwerp]. ASAERT, Gustaaf, Greta DEVOS, and Fernand SUYKENS. The "Naties" in the Port of Antwerp : Six Centuries of Activity in City and Port. [Foreword by Fernand Huts]. (Tielt): Lannoo, (1993). First English-language printing. Published simultaneously in Dutch under the title "De Antwerpse Naties". Pp. (6),7-328. Illustrated, occasionally in colour. Double column. Square 4to, navy blue cloth with gilt lettering to front board and spine. "The Port of Antwerp is very much alive. In good and in bad times, even in times of economic recession, the port continues to be a hive ... View more info

Cam and Cambridge Rowing.

By: ARMITAGE, H.

Price: $400.00

Publisher: W.P. Spalding / W. Kent & Co., Cambridge / London, 1886,:

Seller ID: 102582


ARMITAGE, H. The Cam and Cambridge Rowing. Cambridge : W.P. Spalding / London : W. Kent & Co., n.d. [1886/7?]. Pp (3),[i]-ix,(1),11-77. Small 8vo, redcloth, black lettering to front board. Brittain, Oar, Scull and Rudder: A Bibliography of Rowing, 69. Contents : Preface; By the Banks of the Cam (Waites' Ferry; Barnwell Pool; Chesterton; “Charon's” and the Black Cottage; The Railway Bridge; Below the Bridge; Ditton; Morley's; The Plough and the Gut; First Post Reach; Baitsbite; Clayhythe). Part I. – The Cam (Cam v. Grant; The River; Stourbridge Fair; Midsummer Fair; The Bridges; A Lease o... View more info

Sailing in Bermuda : Sail Racing in the Nineteenth Century. First Editionin dustjacket, Signed

By: ARNELL, J.C.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Royal Hamilton Amateur Dinghy Club, Hamilton, Bermuda, 1982,:

Seller ID: 24250


ARNELL, J.C. Sailing in Bermuda : Sail Racing in the Nineteenth Century. Hamilton, Bermuda : Royal Hamilton Amateur Dinghy Club, (1982). First Edition. "This book was designed by Laurie Lewis and was printed by the Universityof Toronto Press." Pp (6),[vii]-xiv,[1]-255,(3) + colour frontispiece. Ill ustrated. 8vo, red cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Hallett, Bermuda in Print : A Guide to the Printed Literature on Bermuda, 2nd ed., p. 14. "This history of sail racing in Bermuda has been published by the Royal Hamilton Aamteur Dinghy Club to mark its centennial in 1982. From the origi... View more info

Sømagt og dens Indflydelse paa Danmarks Historie. First Edition

By: BARFOD, Halfdan

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Berlingske Forlag , København / Copenhagen, 1936,:

Seller ID: 103286


BARFOD, Halfdan. Sømagt og dens Indflydelse paa Danmarks Historie. København : Berlingske Forlag, 1936. First Edition. Pp. (4),5-112. 8vo, photo-illustrated cardcovers, blank white spine. Sea-power and Its Influence in DanishHistory. Text in Danish. A few short tears to cover edges, else very good with a pencilled 1937 acquisition note. 25.00 View more info

Tusitala : The story of a remarkable voyasge in the last of America's Square-rigged ships. First American Edition in dustjacket.

By: BARKER, Roland

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Norton, New York, 1959,:

Seller ID: 18176


BARKER, Roland. Tusitala : The Story of a Voyage in the Last of America's Square Riggers. N.Y.: W.W. Norton & Co., (1959). First Edition. Pp. (6),[7]-192, + 8 p. of black and white plates. Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. "A seagoing book of the first order is this personalrecord of the remarkable voyage in 1928 of the last of America's square-ri gged ships. Roland Barker, aged 22, signs on as third mate; the moment he steps aboard he becomes the impersonal 'mister,' subject to the traditional iron discipline of a stern captain, James P. narler. This is a tough as... View more info

Archaeology Under Water. First British Edition in dustjacket.

By: BASS, George F. Ancient Peoples and Places, 48)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Thames & Hudson, London, 1966,:

Seller ID: 103658


BASS, George F. Archaeology Under Water. London : Thames & Hudson, (1966). First British Edition. Pp. (4),5-224. Illustrated. 8vo, green cloth with gilt lettering to spine, top edge dyed green. volume 48 in the Ancient Peoples and Places series. The author's account of a life conducting underwater archaeological expeditions, with thrilling narrations outlining the excavation of Yassi Ada in Turkey, among others. Chapters : 1. Introduction; 2. Working in the Underwater Environment; 3. Underwater Search and Survey; 4. Draining and Raising Operations; 5. The Salvaging of Artifacts ; 6. Mapping an... View more info

From The Wheelhouse, The Story of a Great Lakes Captain: Horace L. Beaton. Second Printing

By: BEATON, Horace L. BEATON, Charles P.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Boston Mills Press, Cheltenham, Ontario, 1981, ISBN:091982224x:

Seller ID: 102985


BEATON, Horace L.and Charles P. BEATON. From The Wheelhouse, The Story of aGreat Lakes Captain: Horace L. Beaton. (Cheltenham, Ontario) : Boston Mill s Press, (1981). Second Printing. Pp (10),11-79,(1). Double column. Illustrated with over 50 b&w photos. Maps. Oblong 8vo, photo-illustrated cardcovers with french flaps. Captain Horace Louden Beaton (b. March 1, 1903, Tara, Bruce County, Ontario - d. 1988) and his long career, mainly with Canada Steamship Lines. Chapters : 1. The Beginnings; 2. Back to the Lakes; 3. Captain at Last; 4. "Fire" [on the SS Hamonic, July 17, 1945 at Sarnia, ... View more info

Victorian Myths of the Sea. First Edition in dustjacket.

By: BEHRMAN, Cynthia Fansler. NELSON, Horatio)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Ohio University Press, Athens, OH, 1977, ISBN:0821403516:

Seller ID: 22326


BEHRMAN, Cynthia Fansler. Victorian Myths of the Sea. Athens, Ohio : Ohio University Press,1977. First Printing. Pp. (6),vii-x,[1]-188,(2), including frontispiece. 8vo, blue cloth with white lettering to spine. "Focusing on three particular clusters of myths, 'the English Self-Image', 'the English Seaman', and 'the English Navy', Behrman draws on sources of popular cultureto show what the popular attitudes of the English were and how these attit udes held together a unique Victorian perspective on the history, identity and purpose of the English people." - from the dustjacket. Contents... View more info

Resource Management at the International Level : The Case of the North Pacific

By: BERGESEN, Helge Ole MOE, Arild OSTRENG, Willy

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Frances Pinter (Publishers), London, 1987, ISBN:086187689x:

Seller ID: 103502


BERGESEN, Helge Ole, Arild MOE, and Willy OSTRENG. Soviet Oil and Security Interests in the Barents Sea. London : Frances Pinter (Publishers), (1987).First Edition. Pp. (4),[v]-xv,(1),[1]-144. Tables, maps, diagrams in text. 8vo, black cloth, gilt lettering to spine. "The Barents Sea, which harbour s the Soviet northern fleet, has been marked by military activity and East-West tension ever since the Second World War. In the early 1980's oil exploration in the Norwegian and Soviet sectors of the Barents Sea introduced a new factor of commercial as well as strategic importance to this area, ... View more info

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Squall Across the Atlantic : American Civil War Prize Cases and Diplomacy. First Edition in dustjacket

By: BERNATH, Stuart L.

Price: $70.00

Publisher: University of California Press, Berkeley and Los Angeles, 1970, ISBN:0520015622:

Seller ID: 25379


BERNATH, Stuart L. Squall Across the Atlantic : American Civil War Prize Cases and Diplomacy. Berkeley and Los Angeles : University of California Press, 1970. Pp x,229. 8vo, blue cloth. "Shortly after President Lincoln proclaimed a blockade of the Southern ports, the British government warned its subjects against violating either British or international law in derogation of their duty as neutrals. However, as Lord Russell reported, Englishmen would, if money were to be made by it, send supplies even to hell at the riskof burning their sails. When Union ships set out to seize the blocackad... View more info

Richard Bolitho Newsletter. Issue XVII

By: BOLITHO, Richard)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: William Heinemann, London, 1992,:

Seller ID: 102865


BOLITHO, Richard). The Richard Bolitho Newsletter. Issue XVII. (London) : William Heinemann, (1992). Pp (12) including covers. Illustrated. Double Column. Square 8vo, illustrated cream stapled wrappers. Captain Richard Bolitho is the hero of thirty best-selling novels about the men and ships of Britain's eighteenth- and nineteenth-century navy, written by Douglas Reeman (using the pseudonym Alexander Kent). Contents : 1. "Sea Change." 2. "A Conversation With The Author" by Kim Reeman. 3. "Sweethearts and Wives." 4. "ForMy Country's Freedom." 5. The Richard Bolit... View more info

Lookoutman. First American Edition.

By: BONE, David W. RODMELL, H. Hudson.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Harcourt, Brace & Company, New York, 1923,:

Seller ID: 22349


BONE, David W. The Lookoutman. Illustrated by H. Hudson Rodmell. New York: Harcourt, Brace & Company, (1923). First American Printing. Pp. (12),13-220,(4), colour frontispiece, + 3 leaves of colour plates. With more black andwhite illustrations to text. 8vo, navy blue cloth with gilt lettering to f ront board and spine. A delightful memento from the Golden Age of transatlantic steamship service. The author introduces the reader to typical Atlantic vessel types from the point of view of the seamen who served in them. Illustrations range from the coloured frotispiece depicting a Cunard four-stac... View more info

On Board with Bradley : The Collected Columns from Motor Boating & Sailing Magazine 1977 to 1983

By: BRADLEY, Dick

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Motor Boating & Sailing / Hearst Marine Books, New York, 0, ISBN:0688024831:

Seller ID: 102696


BRADLEY, Dick. On Board with Bradley : The Collected Columns from Motor Boating & Sailing Magazine 1977 to 1983. Introduction by Vicki Carkhuff. Illustrations by James E. Mitchell. New York : Motor Boating & Sailing / Hearst Marine Books, 1983. First Printing. Pp [1]-222,(2). Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth, silver lettering to spine. Toy 5522. “From 1976 to 1983 Dick Bradley's "On Board"column was among the most popular monthly features in Motor Boating & Sailing magazine.[...] On Board with Bradley is a collection of allseventy columns that appeared in Motor Boating and Sailing. They ... View more info

Cruising Designs : Power and Sail

By: BREWER, Edward S. WALLSTROM, Robert E., in association with.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Seven Seas Press, New York, 1977, ISBN:0915160153:

Seller ID: 103852


BREWER, Edward S. Cruising Designs : Power and Sail. In association with Robert E. Wallstrom. New York: Seven Seas Press, (1977). Second Printing. Pp.(3),4-144. Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated blue and black card covers. "40 d esigns fro cruising auxiliaries -- sloops, cutters, ketches and schooners -- and powerboats in sizes from 18 feet to 61 feet." - from the front cover.Faint cover creasing, light edge-spotting, else very good. 15.00 View more info

Talisman : A Solitary Crusader

By: BROWN, Alan

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Aggregate Publicatons, Johnstone, Renfrewshire, 1980,:

Seller ID: 103862


BROWN, Alan. Talisman : A Solitary Crusader. Johnstone, Renfrewshire : Aggregate Publications, 1980. Pp (88). Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated white stapled card covers, lettered in red. "Talisman was unique. Built for the London & North Eastern Railway Company's Clyde steamer services in 1935, she introduced into a world of paddle steam- a revolutionary concept - direct drive diesel-electric propulsion. She was to remain the sole example of her type, and her story, an interesting one in its own right, unfolds against a colourful backcloth of Clyde steamer policies, politics ana personalities... View more info