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Source Book of Naval Aircraft and Aircraft Carriers. Second printing

By: WATTS, Anthony Source Book series

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Ward Lock, London:, 1980,:

Seller ID: 106154

WATTS, Anthony J. A Source Book of Naval Aircraft and Aircraft Carriers. London : Ward Lock Limited, (1980). Second Printing. Pp (4),5-128. Illustrated. Oblong 12mo, photo-illustrated papeer-covered boards, red spine, white lettering to spine. In the Source Book series. The first printing (1977) wastitled A Source Book of Aircraft Carriers and Their Aircraft. Short tear t o spine, corner of flyleaf clipped, else very good. 10.00 View more info

Chasing the Pleiad

By: WESTERMAN, Percy F. Beacon Library

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Blackie, London and Glasgow , 1933,:

Seller ID: 108630

WESTERMAN, Percy F. Chasing the "Pleiad". London and Glasgow : Blackie & Son Limited, n.d. [first published 1933] Pp (6),7-82. Frontispiece. 8vo, illustrated blue paper c0overed boards (hardcover), lettered in yellow. Some more juvenile fiction of nautical interest by Percy F. Westerman (1876-1959).In The Beacon Library series. Contents : Chasing the "Pleiad" (pp 7-34); T he Mystery of the S.S. "Aracluta" (pp 35-82). Light wear to spine ends and corners, penned name and date, else a very good, bright copy. 20.00 View more info

Comprehensive Security for the Baltic : An Environmental Approach First Edition

By: WESTING, Arthur H., (ed.)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: SAGE Publications , Oslo/ London, 1989, ISBN:0803982186:

Seller ID: 105855

WESTING, Arthur H., (ed.). Comprehensive Security for the Baltic : An Environmental Approach. Oslo : PRIO - International Peace Research Institute / ([Nairobi], Kenya) : UN Environment Programme / London : SAGE Publications, (1989). First Edition. Pp. (4),v-xi,(1),1-148,(8). Tables in text. 8vo, green cloth, silver lettering to spine. Contents : Introduction. 1. Environmental Approaches to Regional Security (by Arthur H Westing). 2. The Geographyof the Baltic Region (by Tynis O Kaasik). 3. The Baltic Region in its Hist orical Context (by Boleslaw A Boczek). 4. Political Security in the Baltic ... View more info

Sweepers of the Sea : The Story of a Strange Navy. First Edition.

By: WETMORE, Claude H.

Price: $160.00

Publisher: Bowen-Merrill, Indianapolis: Bowen-Merrill, 1900,:

Seller ID: 108750

WETMORE, Claude H. Sweepers of the Sea : The Story of a Strange Navy. Pictures by G.A. Coffin. Indianapolis : The Bowen-Merrill Company, 1900. First Edition. Pp. (8),[1]-303,(1) + frontispiece + 8 amazing plates. 8vo, green cloth, with gilt lettering to front and spine, gilt anchor designs on spine,three-colour illustration silhouette of on-coming battleship to upper sect ion of front cover. Claude Hazeltine Wetmore (b. November 7 1863, Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio: d. April 29 1944). Bleiler, The Checklist of Science Fiction &Supernatural Fiction p.206, Bleiler, Science Fiction : The Early Years 247 ... View more info

Titanic Tragedy --- God Speaking to the Nations. First Edition, blue cloth

By: WHITE, Alma

Price: $350.00

Publisher: Pentecostal Union (Pillar of Fire), Bound Bbook, New Jersey, 1912,:

Seller ID: 25108

WHITE, Alma. The Titanic Tragedy: God Speaking to the Nations. Bound Bbook,New Jersey : Published by The Pentecostal Union (Pillar of Fire), 1912. Fi rst Edition. Pp (12),[13]-213,(11). Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering and vignette of the Titanic to front board, gilt lettering to spine. The story of the Titanic disaster by Alma White, who sees it as God's retribution for our sins, In her own words from the Preface : "In this volume wehave tried to impress upon our readers that there is a more serious and co mprehensive side to this the greatest of all marine disasters than the ... View more info

Sailing. First Edition in dustjacket

By: WHITE, Archie

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Sir Isaac Pitman & Sons, London , 1954,:

Seller ID: 105845

WHITE, Archie. Sailing. London : Sir Isaac Pitman & Sons, Ltd., (1954). Pp (4),v-xi,(1),1-174,(6). Illustrations throughout. Small 8vo, blue cloth, black lettering to spine. In tthe Games and Recreations Series. Toy 2257. "Ifyou want to sail, this is the book for you. All the practical and theoreti cal information you need to know before setting out to sea is here. [...] Nearly 100 illustrations drawn by the author, show clearly 'how to do it.'" - from the front dj flap. Chapters : 1. Lines and Dsign; 2. The Parts of a Yacht; 3. Masts and Spars; 4. Rigs; 5. Choosing a Boat; 6. Below De... View more info

Voyagers to California


Price: $15.00

Publisher: Sea Rock Press, Elk, California, 1991,:

Seller ID: 105252

WILCOX, Del. Voyagers to California. Elk, California : Sea Rock Press, (1991). Pp (9),10-232. Illustrated. Maps. Index. 8vo, illustrated blue and cream card covers, lettered in black. Contents : Introduction. Part I. Spain and Mexico''s alta California. 1. The first to Arrive - The Indians, Our native americans Ishi. 2. The New World is Discovered - The Voyages Of Christopher Columbus. 3. The Beginning Of California exploration: Captain Hernando Cortes; Viceroy Antonio de Mendoza. 4. Alta California discovered: The Voyage of Juan R. Cabrillo. 5. Francis Drake visits California. 6. The Galleons... View more info

Empire of the Deep : The Rise and Fall of the British Navy. First Edition in dustjacket.

By: WILSON, Ben.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Weidenfeld & Nicolson, London, 2013, ISBN:9780297864080:

Seller ID: 105987

WILSON, Ben. Empire of the Deep : The Rise and Fall of the British Navy. London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson, (2013). First Printing. Pp. (8),[ix]-xxvi,(2),[1]-692, + 24 p. of plates (many of which are in colour). Illustrated. 8vo,purple cloth with gilt lettering to spine. "Few other nations have fallen so deeply in love with a branch of the armed forces as the British did withits Navy, when, for a few decades after the Battle of Trafalgar, Britain t ruly ruled the world's waves. Yet there was nothing inevitable about this rise to global domination, nor was it ever an easy path. As Ben Wilson sh... View more info

Marine Insurance : Its Principles and Practice. First Edition, Third Impression.

By: WINTER, William D.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Book Company, New York, 1919,:

Seller ID: 106968

WINTER, William D. Marine Insurance : Its Principles and Practice. New York: McGraw-Hill Book Company, Inc., 1919. First Edition, Third Impression. Pp. (4)v-xix,(1),1-433,(3). 8vo, navy blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Contents: 1. Physical Geography in Its Relation to Marine Insurance; 2. Commercial Geography in Its Relation to Marine Insurance. Commercial Documents; 3. Ships and Shipbuilding; 4. The Ship as a Cargo Carrier; 5. The Contract of Marine Insurance. Rules for Construction; 6. The Policy. Assurer andAssured; 7. The Policy. The Termini; 8. The Policy. The "Perils" Cl... View more info

Wreck of the Maid of Athens Being the Journal of Emily Wooldridge 1869-1870. First American Edition in dustjacket

By: WOOLDRIDGE, Emily IRVING, Laurence, ed. and illustrator.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Macmillian, New York, 1953,:

Seller ID: 105145

WOOLDRIDGE, Emily. The Wreck of the Maid of Athens: Being the Journal of Emily Wooldridge 1869-1870. Edited and illustrated by Laurence Irving. New York : The Macmillian Company, 1953. First American Edition. Pp (8),9-141,(3). Illustrated with numerous drawings to text, some full page. 8vo, black cloth with silver lettering to spine, and small silver illustration to upper board. An account of the voyage of a merchant sailing vessel which was wrecked in 1870 while rounding Cape Horn, and of the small boat voyage to safety accomplished by remnants of her crew. In three parts: I. Shipwreck; II. C... View more info