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Ocean Currents in the Arabian Sea and Northwest Indian Ocean

By: BOISVERT, William E.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: U.S. Naval Oceanographic Office, Washington, D.C., 1966,:

Seller ID: 106178


BOISVERT, William E. Ocean Currents in the Arabian Sea and Northwest IndianOcean. Special Publication SP-92. Washington, D.C.: U.S. Naval Oceanograph ic Office, August 1966. Pp (32). Maps. 4to, blue card covers, blue cloth tape spine, lettered in black. Report consists of individual monthly maps showing wind speed and current directions. A couple of small marks to front cover, else very good. 20.00 View more info

Queerfella. First Edition in dustjacket

By: BONE, David

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Duckworth, London, 1952,:

Seller ID: 14869


BONE, David W. The Queerfella. London : Gerald Duckworth & Co., (1952). First Printing. Pp (6),7-288. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Smith & Weller, Sea Fiction Guide 273. The Queerfella is Sir David Bone's first full-length novel. "In the early years of this century the full-rigged ship Bryn Gower, one of the last sailing ships in British registry, makes a voyage from Liverpool to Calcutta with a cargo of steel rails, and homeward to Dundee, laden with jute. Hero of the story—the Queerfella himself—is a young seaman, Duncan Stirrat, who joins the ship roaring drunk at Garst... View more info

Bermuda's Sidney the Sailboat.

By: BOOTH, Mark.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Bermudian Publishing Company Limited, Hamilton, Bermuda , 2001, ISBN:9768143045:

Seller ID: 105394


BOOTH, Mark. Bermuda's Sidney the Sailboat. Illustrated by Patricia DeCosta. Designed by Darren Lowe. Hamilton, Bermuda : The Bermudian Publishing Company Limited, 2001. Third Printing. Pp 1-44. Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated blue paper covered boards. Hallett, Bermuda in Print : A Guide to the Printed Literature on Bermuda, 2nd ed., p.38. A children's story about a small dilapidated sailboat. Very good. 12.50 View more info

Sailing Ships of the London River

By: BOWEN, Frank C.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Sampson Low, Marston & Co., London, 1936,:

Seller ID: 106005


BOWEN, Frank C. Sailing Ships of the London River. Illustrated by Pelham Jones. London: Sampson Low, Marston & Co. Ltd., n.d. [ca 1936 : the date 1932in found in the text on p.155.]. Pp. (4),v-viii,(4),3-310 + 40 plates. 8vo , brown cloth black lettering to spine. Cohen, The Thames, 1580-1980: A General Bibliography p.287. "The Ship Histories in this book were printed in the Gravesend Reporter, ...]". After some introductory matter, the followingships are covered, (each with an illustration by Pelham Jones) : The Alfre d (1845); the Archibald Russell (1905); the Beltana (1869); the Ber... View more info

Four-Masted Barque. First Edition in dustjacket

By: BOWNESS, Edward

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Percival Marshall & Co. Ltd, London, 1955,:

Seller ID: 29648


BOWNESS, Edward, A.I.N.A. The Four-Masted Barque. London : Percival Marshall & Co. Ltd., (1955). First Edition. Pp (8),1-127,(1), including frontispiece. With 4 folding plans. Many drawings and a few b&w photos in the text. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. A detailed analysis of hull shape and rig specifically intended for builders of 1/16 inch scale models. Folding plans of the Herzogin Cecille and the Archibald Russell. Chapters : 1. The Development of the Type; 2. Planning the Model; 3. Shaping the Hull; ; 4. Main Deck Fittings; ; 5. Poop Fittings; ; 6. Forecastle Fittings; 7. Exte... View more info

Dockers' Stories from the Second World War.

By: BRADFORD, Henry T.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The History Press, Stroud, Gloucestershire, 2011, ISBN:9780752456881:

Seller ID: 105800


BRADFORD, Henry T. Dockers' Stories from the Second World War. (Stroud, Gloucestershire) :The History Press, (2011). Pp (6),7-127, (1). Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated yellow card covers. "Dockers' Stories from the Second WorldWar is a collection of several true stories drawn from Henry Bradford's th irty-two years as a Registered Docker in the Port of London, revealing the daring deeds of docklands men in the Second World War. Men were often killed and injured during their everyday work on the docks; noneless, never was the bravery of these men so tested as during times of war. Henry heard ... View more info

Manning of the Royal Navy : Selected Public Pamphlets 1693-1873.

By: BROMLEY, J.S.,(ed.). Navy Records Society Vol.119. MARTIN, Thomas Byam. BOWLES, William.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Navy Records Society, 1976,:

Seller ID: 19241


BROMLEY, J.S., (ed). The Manning of the Royal Navy: Selected Public Pamphlets, 1693-1873. London: Navy Records Society, (1976). Pp 409, + 4 plates. 8vo, blue cloth, with gilt to front and spine. Publications of the Navy Records Society Vol.119. Authors in alphabetical order: Anonymous, Maurice Berkeley, William Bowles, Bourchier Cleeve, Matthew Connolly, Robert Crossfield,Charles Elliott, Thomas W. Fleming, Arthur H. Gilmore, F.W. Grey, Patrick Holland, Charles Knowles [?], John Lihou, John MacKenzie, Thomas Byam Martin, William F. Martin, James E. Oglethorpe, Peregrine Osborne, Philip Patton,... View more info

Merchant's and Shipmaster's Manual and Shipbuilder's and Sailmaker's Assistant

By: BUTTS, I.R. BRANSON, Wade

Price: $325.00

Publisher: I.R. Butts & Co., Boston, 1884,:

Seller ID: 105937


BUTTS, I.R. The Merchant's and Shipmaster's Manual and Shipbuilder's and Sailmaker's Assistant. Abridged and altered from the Merchant's and Mechanic's Assistant. Boston : I.R. Butts & Co., 1864. Third Edition. Pp (2),[3]-156. Tables throughout. bound with - Anon. Commerical Forms and Explanation ofTerms used in Law, Trade and Finance.. No place : no publisher, no date. P p (2), [1]-24. bound with - BRANSON, Wade. The Art of Sailmaking, Illustrated by Rules and Examples for Cutting and Making Every Variety of Sails / BUTTS, I.R Book-Keeping; And Method of Keeping Ships's Accounts. Boston : I.R... View more info

Northern Mariner : Journal of the Canadian Nautical Research Society. Vol. 7, No. 4, October 1997

By: Canadian Nautical Research Society. FISHER, Robert C. KENNERLEY, Alston. PERRAS, Galen Roger.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Maritime Studies Research Unit, Memorial University of Newfoundland MUN, St. John's , 1997,:

Seller ID: 89290


(Canadian Nautical Research Society). The Northern Mariner : Journal of theCanadian Nautical Research Society. Vol. VII, No. 4, October 1997. (St. Jo hn's : Maritime Studies Research Unit, Memorial University of Newfoundland,1997). Pp (4),1-151,(1). Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated orange and burgundy card covers. Contents : Robert C. Fisher's "The Impact of German Technolog y on the Royal Canadian Navy in the Battle of the Atlantic, 1942-1943" (pp 1-13); Alston Kennerley's "The Seamen's Union, the National Maritime Board and Firemen: Labour Management in the British Mercantile Marine... View more info

Brass Hats and Bell-Bottomed Trousers : Unforgettable and Splendid Feats ofthe Harwich Patrol. First Edition in dustjacket.

By: CARR, William Guy.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Hutchinson, London, 1939,:

Seller ID: 105144


CARR, William Guy. Brass Hats and Bell-Bottomed Trousers : Unforgettable and Splendid Feats of the Harwich Patrol. London: Hutchinson & Co., (1939). First Printing. Pp. (4),v-xvi,(2),19-272, frontispiece, + 14 p. of black andwhite plates. Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. " In 'By Guess and By God', one of the most exciting and widely read war books, William Guy Carr rendered unforgettable the splendid feats and heroism of the men who manned our submarines. In this volume he has performed an equally valuable service for the men of the Harwich Patrol who did such da... View more info

Ocean Steamships : A Popular Account of Their Construction, Development, Management and Appliances

By: CHADWICK, F.E. KELLEY, J.D.J. HUNT, Ridgely GOULD, John H.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons, New Yorl, 1891,:

Seller ID: 104727


CHADWICK, F.E., J.D.J. KELLEY, Ridgely HUNT, John H. GOULD, William H. RIDEING, and A.E. SEATON. Ocean Steamships : A Popular Account of Their Construction, Development, Management and Appliances. With ninety-six illustrations. New York : Charles Scribner's Sons, 1891. First Edition. Pp (8),[vii]-xv,(1),[1]-298,(2),[1]-4,(2). Illustrated. Index. 8vo, illustrated blue cloth, gilt lettering and silver rope decvoration to spine, silver, blue and gilt steamship to front board with title in silver rope design. Contents : TheDevelopment of the Steamship (by Commander F. E. Chadwick, U.S. Navy); Spe ... View more info

Diesel Engines for Land and Marine Work. Fourth edition.

By: CHALKLEY, A.P.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: D. Van Nostrand Company, New York, 1917,:

Seller ID: 106184


CHALKLEY, A.P. Diesel Engines for Land and Marine Work. New York.: D. Van Nostrand Company, 1917. Fourth Edition. Pp. (4), v-xvii, (1), [1]-368, (2). Illustrated. 8vo, Small black abrasion to spine, some highlighting, name totitle page, else vg. 20.00 View more info

Eastern Waters Eastern Winds : A History of the Royal Hong Kong Yacht Club : 1894-1994: One Hundred Years. First Edition in dustjacket.

By: CHAMBERS, Gillian Royal Hong Kong Yacht Club.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Royal Hong Kong Yacht Club, Hong Kong, 1993, ISBN:9627885010:

Seller ID: 32539


CHAMBERS, Gillian. Eastern Waters Eastern Winds : A History of the Royal Hong Kong Yacht Club: 1894-1994 : One Hundred Years. (Hong Kong: The Club, 1993). First Edition. Pp (11),12-243,(13). Double column. Illustrated. 4to, blue cloth, gilt crest to front board, gilt lettering to spine. A huge, handsome, and extensively-illustrated centennial history of this venerable yacht club. Foreword by The Right Honourable Christopher Patten, Governor of Hong Kong. Introduction by Vic Locke, Commodore. Chapters : 1. 1841-1894: In the Lee of Dragons; 2. 1894-1945: Laying the Mark; 3. 1945-1952: Before the... View more info

Yachting Quizzes

By: CHAPPELL, Max A. Yachting World

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Iliffe & Sons, London, 1951,:

Seller ID: 105333


CHAPPELL, Max A.. Yachting Quizzes : A Collection of Questions and Answers on Matters of Importance and Interest to Yachtsmen devised and arranged by Max A. Chappel. London : Iliffe & Sons, (1951). Pp. (4), 5-112. Illustrated. Small 8vo, illustrated blue card covers. Published for"Yachting World ". Toy 1832. How much do you know about yachts, yachting and matters maritime?Test your nautical knowledge with questions like: "Why are breaking wave c rests known as 'white horses'?", "Is there any connection between pub crawling and club hauling?", "From what bird does an... View more info

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The Modern Culture of Reginald Farrer : Landscape, Literature and Buddhism. First Edition

By: CHARLESWORTH, Michael

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Toronto, Legenda: 2018

Seller ID: 116636

ISBN: 1781886946


CHARLESWORTH, Michael. The Modern Culture of Reginald Farrer : Landscape, Literature and Buddhism. (Cambridge) : Legenda, 2018. First Printing. Pp. (8),[ix]-xiv,(2),[1]-258,(3) + 47 colour and b&w photos and illustrations. 8vo (176 X 250 mm), art-illustrated paper-covered boards, with white lettering to front & spine. No. 36 in the Studies in Comparative Literature Series, Modern Humanities Research Association. Reginald Farrer (b. February 17, 1880, London, England - d. October 17, 1920, Min Mountains, China) was a traveller, plant collector, and author.... View more info

North Brittany Pilot : St. Malo to Ushant. 3rd Edition in dustjacket

By: COLES, K. Adlard

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Adlard Coles Limited, London, 1972, ISBN:0229974848:

Seller ID: 106186


COLES, K. Adlard. North Brittany Pilot : St. Malo to Ushant. by Adlard Coles. with the assistance of Professor A.N. Black and the Royal Cruising Club.Being the Third Edition, Revised and Illustrated of Harbours and Anchorage s of the North Coast of Brittany by H.G. Hasler. London : Adlard Coles Limited, (1972). Pp (4),5-255,(1). Illustrated with over 190 b&w photos. Chartsthroughout. Large 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Toy 2845a. Par t One. St. Malo to Lézardrieux. [including Dinard, La Rance, St. Briac, St.Jacut, Erqui, Dahouet, Binic, Portrieux, Paimpol, Ile Bréhat, &c]. Part T... View more info

Cook the Navigator

By: COOK, James, Captain). BEAGLEHOLE, J. C. BEAGLEHOLE, J. C. Proc. Roy. Soc. Lond. A 314

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Sydney University Press, Sydney, 1969, ISBN:0424061007:

Seller ID: 105546


(COOK, James, Captain). BEAGLEHOLE, J. C. Cook the Navigator. (A lecture delivered to the Royal Society on 3 June 1969 on the occasion of the celebration of the observation of the transit of Venus by Captain James Cook, R.N.,F.R.S.). Offprint from Proc. Roy. Soc. Lond. A 314, 27-38 (1969). (London : Royal Society of London, 1969). Pp 27-38. 8vo, printed tan card covers. Very good. 20.00 View more info

Easy Galley Meals

By: Cookbook)

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Campbell Soup Company, 1967,:

Seller ID: 106172


(Cookbook). Easy Galley Meals. N.pl.: (Campbell Soup Company, 1967). Pp (1),2-15,(1), including covers. 8vo, illustrated stapled blue and white wrappers, lettered in red. Contents : Good food is a sailor's delight; Heart of your boat is the galley; Sailor take warning; Plan your meals in advance; Picnics for Day Sailors; Sailor's Soups; First Mate's Favorites; Galley Greats; Captain's Dinners; Rough Weather Recipes; Speedy Ways to Cook with Condensed Soup. Very good. 7.50 View more info

Gila : River of the Southwest. First Edition

By: CORLE, Edwin Rivers of America

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, New York, Chicago & San Francisco, 1951,:

Seller ID: 103207


CORLE, Edwin. The Gila : River of the Southwest. Illustrated by Ross Santee. New York, Toronto : Rinehart and Company, Inc., (1951). First Edition. Pp(18),5-402. Illustrated. 8vo, yellow-gold cloth. A volume in the Rivers of America series. Fitzgerald, The Rivers of America: A Descriptive Bibliogra phy, G6, Farquhar, Books of the Colorado River & the Grand Canyon : A Selective Bibliography 31. Part I. Theater of Operations ... to 1540 1. Death ofa Dinosaur; 2. Roll, Gila, Roll; 3. Long before Columbus; 4. They Built a Big House; 5. A Black Man and a White Man. Part II. Spain Spins the Plot, 15... View more info

British Warships & Auxiliaries. 1982/83 ed.

By: CRITCHLEY, Mike. LEACH, Henry, Admiral Sir, intro.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Maritime Books, Duloe, Cornwall, 1981, ISBN:0950632384:

Seller ID: 105345


CRITCHLEY, Mike. British Warships & Auxiliaries: 1982/83 edition. Liskeard,Cornwall: Maritime Books, (1981). Pp. (2),3-112. Illustrated. 8vo, ill. ca rd covers illustrated grey, white and red card covers with black and white lettering to front cover, black lettering to spine. Lightly shelfworn with minor corner creasing, else vg. Due to its small size, shipping costs should be a bit cheaper than quoted. 20.00 View more info