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How to Make Old-Time Ship Models. Revised Edition in dustjacket

By: HOBBS, Edward W.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Brown, Son & Ferguson, Glasgow , 1972,:

Seller ID: 104967


HOBBS, Edward W. How to Make Old-Time Ship Models. Glasgow : Brown, Son & Ferguson, (1972). Revised Edition. Pp (4),v-xxiii,(1),1-208 + 1 folding plan(No.4 : Sail plan and rigging details of the Royal Albert) in rear pocket. Many photos & drawings in the text. 8vo, blue cloth with silver lettering to front and spine. With detailed construction illustrations, and the following large folding plates : 1. Full-size working drawings for a waterline model Carrack, circa A.D. 1450; 2. Full-size working drawings for a scenic model of the Ark Royal at one time the flagship of Sir Walter Raleigh; 3. Ful... View more info

Ancient and Modern Ships. Part I. Wooden Sailing Ships. Revised Edition

By: HOLMES, George C.V., Sir

Price: $25.00

Publisher: His Majesty's Stationery Office /,HMSO / Wyman and Sons, Limited, London, 1907,:

Seller ID: 105592


HOLMES, George C.V., Sir. Ancient and Modern Ships. Part I. Wooden Sailing Ships. With seventy-four illustrations. (Revised). London : Printed for HisMajesty's Stationery Office, By Wyman and Sons, Limited, 1907. Pp (6),[vii ]-xv,(1),[1]-168. Illustrated. Index. 8vo, green cloth, gilt and black letering to front board, gilt lettering to spine. In the Victoria and Albert Museum Science Handbooks series. Contents : I. Introduction. II. Ancient Ships in the Mediterranean and Red Seas. III. Ancient Ships in the Seas of Northern Europe. IV. Medieval Ships. V. Modern Wooden Sailing-ships. Appendix: ... View more info

Behavior and Handling of Ships.

By: HOOYER, Henry H.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Cornell Maritime Press, Centreville, Maryland, 1983, ISBN:0870333062:

Seller ID: 106636


HOOYER, Henry H. Behavior and Handling of Ships. Centreville, Maryland : Cornell Maritime Press, (1983). Pp (6), vii-x, (2), 3-139, (3). Illustrations. 8vo, blue cloth with gilt lettering on front and spine. Contents: Introduction ; 1. The Peripatetic Pivot Point ; 2. Rudder and Propellor ; 3. Wind ; 4. Bow Thruster, Tugs ; 5. Current ; 6. The Anchor ; 7. Narrow Channels ;8. Practical Applications ; Appendix A. Lateral Morion ; Appendix B. Rotat ional Motion ; Appendix C. Comparison Table. With errata slip laid in. Verygood. 25.00 View more info

HMS Trincomalee

By: HORTON, Brian

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Foudroyant Trust / Profile Publications, Windsor, Berkshire , 1979, ISBN:0853830630:

Seller ID: 107115


HORTON, Brian. HMS Trincomalee. Windsor, Berkshire : The Foudroyant Trust /"Published on Behalf of the Trust by Profile Publications", n.d. [1979]. P p 1-20. Double column. Illustrated. Tall 8vo, stapled pale grey self-wraps.Foreword by Rear-Admiral P.W. Brock. A history of this frigate, launched o n October 12, 1817, renamed the Foudroyant in 1903, and now again the Trincomalee, now docked in Hartlepool and billed as "the oldest British warship afloat" She spent time in the waters of Newfoundland and Labrador around 1850. Centre spread loose, a few small marks to cover else ve... View more info

Manual of Seamanship for the Officer of the Deck : Ship under Sail Alone.

By: HOURIGAN, P.W., Lieutenant

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Naval Institute Press, Annapolis, MD, 1980, ISBN:087021361X:

Seller ID: 105447


HOURIGAN, P.W., Lieutenant. Manual of Seamanship for the Officer of the Deck : Ship under Sail Alone. Annapolis, MD : Naval Institute Press, (1980). Pp (4),[5]-148. 12mo, light brown, black lettering to spine. A facsimile reprint of the original 1903 edition. Patrick William Hourigan ( b. November 2, 1859, New York - d. March 25, 1920, Washington, DC) retired from the USN June 30, 1911 at the rank of Captain. | "Compiled for the watch officer of aship under sail, this little book provides the presem-day sailor with a lo ng look at the romance, professionalism, and tedium of a bygone day. I... View more info

Sailing Ships of War 1400-1860

By: HOWARD, Frank.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Mayflower Books, New York , 1979, ISBN:0831776560:

Seller ID: 105061


HOWARD, Frank. Sailing Ships of War 1400-1860. New York : Mayflower Books, (1979). Pp [1]-254,(2). Illustrated. Double Column. 4to, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. “Dr Frank Howard was both a nautical historian and a ship modeller. His writings included contributions to Model Shipwright and to The Mariner's Mirror, the journal of the Society for Nautical Research, of which he was a prominent member for many years. However, his enthusiasm fornautical research went hand-in-hand with his modelmaking, and in many ways Sailing Ships of War grew out of this partnership — modellers need to k... View more info

Multicrises : Sea Power and Global Policies in the Missile Age. First Edition in dustjacket.

By: HOWE, Jonathan Trumbull

Price: $30.00

Publisher: M.I.T. Press / MIT Press, Cambridge, MA, 1971, ISBN:0262080435:

Seller ID: 105940


HOWE, Jonathan Trumbull. Multicrises : Sea Power and Global Policies in theMissile Age. Cambridge, Mass. & London :The MIT Press, (1971). First Editi on. Pp. (9),[x]-xii,(2),[3]-412. Tables, diagrams, maps, &c in text. Index.8vo, blue cloth, silver lettering to spine. Myron Smith, The United States Navy and Coast Guard, 1946-1983 : A Bibliography 2965; Myron Smith, The So viet Navy, 1941-1978 : A Guide to Sources in English 1065; Papadakis and Glassner, International Law of the Sea and Marine Affairs: A Bibliography : Supplement to the 1980 edition 8144. "Indirect confrontation of superpow... View more info

Annie's Captain. Second Printing in dustjacket

By: HULME, Kathryn

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Frederick Muller Limited, London, 1961,:

Seller ID: 109468


HULME, Kathryn. Annie's Captain. London : Frederick Muller Limited, (September 1961). Second Impression. Pp (10),ix-xv,(1),1-299,(3). 8vo, light blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine, top edge dyed red. Smith & Weller, Sea Fiction Guide 1153 : "The late 19th century introduction of steam to merchantmen forms this story's background." "When Annie Bolies' mother points out to Captain Cavarly that her daughter is "simply not made for the sea and the loneliness of a sea captain's wife," she no doubt speaks sincerely. The lifeof a sailor's wife has never been an enviable one and A... View more info

Varieties of Sailing Vessels and Names of Masts, Spars, Sails, Standing andRunning Rigging, &c., &c. also How to Learn to Box the Mariner's Compass

By: Imray, Laurie, Norie & Wilson

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Imray, Laurie, Norie & Wilson, Ltd., Chart and Nautical Book Publishers, London, 1900,:

Seller ID: 105160


(Imray, Laurie, Norie & Wilson, Ltd.). Varieties of Sailing Vessels and Names of Masts, Spars, Sails, Standing and Running Rigging, &c., &c. also How to Learn to Box the Mariner's Compass. New and Improved Edition. (London) :Imray, Laurie, Norie & Wilson, Ltd., Publishers of Chart and Nautical Work s, 156, Minories, E., "Nearly opposite the Aldgate Metropolitan Railway Station", n.d. [ca 1900]. Pp [1]-24,(2). Illustrations in text. 8vo, printed paper-covered boards, cloth spine. Cover title: Sailing Vessels : How to Distinguish Their Different Rigs, with Names of Masts, Spars, Sails, S... View more info

Wreckers Must Breathe. in dj.

By: INNES, Hammond

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Collins, London, 1979, ISBN:0002219360:

Seller ID: 106467


INNES, Hammond. Wreckers Must Breathe. London : Collins, (1979), [originally published in 1940]. First thus printing. Pp (12), 11-251, (3). 8vo, grey cloth. Hammond Innes collected edition. "Wreckers Must Breathe takes you straight to Cornwall--a Cornwall unchanged, yet slowly darkening under the clouds of war. Hammond Innes was there in 1939. He watched the British Fleet sail down the Channel to action stations. He talked to coastguards and fishermen about the threat of U-boats off the Cornish coast. Out of these experiences grew an astonishing story of espionage, violence, and the claust... View more info

British Navies in the Second World War. Second Impression.

By: JAMES, W.M., Admiral Sir

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Longmans, Green & Co, London, 1947,:

Seller ID: 105835


JAMES, W.M., Admiral Sir. The British Navies in the Second World War. London : Longmans, Green and Co., 1947. Second Impression. Pp (4),v-xii,1-255,(1) + 22 plans, (many folding). 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Law, The Royal Navy in World War Two: An Annotated Bibliography 0022. Chapters: 1. Introduction; 2. Peace to War; 3. Atlantic Ocean and Narrow Seas, Sep tember3, 1939 - April 8, 1940; 4. Fruitless Attempts to Halt German Advancein Europe, April 9, 1940 - June 20, 1940:; 5. The War Spreads to the Medit erranean, June 21, 1940 - December 31, 1940; 6. German Air and Land Forces ... View more info

Naval History of Great Britain, from the Declaration of War by France in February 1793, to the Accession of George IV, in January 1820

By: JAMES, William

Price: $1,000.00

Publisher: Baldwin, Cradock, and Joy, London, 1822,:

Seller ID: 106187


JAMES, William. The Naval History of Great Britain from the Declaration of War by France, in February 1793; to the Accession of George IV, in January 1820; with an Account of the Origin and Progressive Increase of the BritishNavy; illustrated, from the commencement of the year 1793, by a series of tabular abstracts, contained in a separate quarto volume. In Five Volumes. London : Printed for Baldwin, Cradock, and Joy, 1822-1824. Pp (6),[vii]-xl,{1]-508,[1]-296; (2),297-646,(4),[vii]-xii,[1]-524,(4),[v]-xvi,[1]-134; (2),135-500,(40,[1]-638. Index. 8vo, rebacked in black half-leather, with origi... View more info

Jane's Fighting Ships 1942. (Issued June, 1943). Forty-Sixth Year of Issue. American Edition

By: Jane's McMURTRIE, Francis E. (ed.)

Price: $70.00

Publisher: Macmillan Company, New York, 1943,: 1942

Seller ID: 105875


(Jane's). McMURTRIE, Francis E., (ed.). Jane's Fighting Ships 1942. (Issued June, 1943). Forty-Sixth Year of Issue. New York : The Macmillan Company, MCMXLIII [1943]. Pp 1-62(ads),[i]-xxi,[1]-582. Illustrated. Oblong 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. A guide to the world's naval fleet in the middle of the Second World War. ADDITIONAL SHIPPING CHARGES WILL BE REQUIRED DUE TO ITS WEIGHT. Ex-library (library cloth, spine label, information bookplate, front pouch, library and withdrwan stamps), wear to spine ends and corners, front free endpaper clipped... View more info

Jane's Fighting Ships 1979-80. in dustjacket

By: Jane's) MOORE, John JANE, Fred T.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Jane's Publishing, London, 1979, ISBN:0354005871:

Seller ID: 107671


(Jane's). Jane's Fighting Ships 1979=80. Edited by Captain John Moore. London : Jane's Publishing Co., (1979). Pp (1),2-159,[1]-836. Illustrated. Index. 4to, blue cloth, silver lettering to front board and spine. Very good industjacket. 100.00 View more info

Port Guard Ship : A Romance of the Present Day Navy. First Edition.

By: JANE, Fred T.

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Hurst and Blackett, London, 1900,:

Seller ID: 108746


[JANE, Fred T. The Port Guard Ship : A Romance of the Present Day Navy. London : Hurst and Blackett, Limited, 1900. First Edition. Pp. (8),[1]-303,(1). 8vo, green cloth, with gilt lettering to spine, black anchor designs on spine and front cover. Smith & Weller, Sea Fiction Guide 1227. A very uncommon novel of nautical adventure and mystery. Spine darkened, some blemishes to cloth, general overall wear, else very good 200.00 View more info

Warships of the Imperial Japanese Navy, 1869-1945. Secondt British Printing in dustjacket

By: JENTSCHURA, Hansgeorg, Dieter JUNG and Peter MICKEL JUNG, Dieter

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Arms & Armour Press, London, 1982, ISBN:0853681511: 1982

Seller ID: 106765

ISBN: 0853681511


JENTSCHURA, Hansgeorg, Dieter JUNG and Peter MICKEL. Warships of the Imperial Japanese Navy, 1869-1945. (London) : Arms & Armour Press, (1982). Second British Printing. Pp (5),10-284. Double column. Over 500 illustrations in the text. Small 4to, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. A translation (with revisions) of Die Japanischen Kriegsschiffe, 1869-1945 (1970). Chapters : 1. Ironclads, Battleships and Battlecruisers; 2. Aircraft Carriers and Aviation Transports; 3. Armoured Cruisers; 4. Heavy Cruisers; 5. Cruising Ships, 1857-1900; 6. Prote... View more info

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Yangtse Gorges : A Photographic Souvenir. First Edition

By: JOHNSON, C,

Price: $3,000.00

Publisher: 1901,:

Seller ID: 110097


JOHNSON, C. The Yangtse Gorges : A Photographic Souvenir. N.pl. [China?]: n.pub., n.d. [1901?]. First Edition. Pp (30) + folding map (I Chang to Chungking) at rear. Illustrated with 14 mounted plates in black-and-white. 8vo, newly rebound in purple cloth, with new endpapers, sewn though original staple holes, and part of old cover with original silver title-lettering laid on. A scarce viewbook of the Yangtze, Asia's longest river. "This small book is not intended to give a detailed account of the Gorges. It is more of asouvenir for those who possess no camera, or having one have been unfor... View more info

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Pacific Ocean Boundary Problems : Status and Solutions

By: JOHNSTON, Douglas M. VALENCIA, Mark J.

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Martinus Nijhoff Publishers, Dordrecht, Boston, London , 1991, ISBN:079230862X: 1991

Seller ID: 105100

ISBN: 079230862X


JOHNSTON, Douglas M. and Mark J. VALENCIA. Pacific Ocean Boundary Problems : Status and Solutions. Dordrecht, Boston, London : Martinus Nijhoff Publishers, (1991). Pp. (4),v-vii,(1),[1]-214,(2). Maps and tables in text. 8vo (164 x 244 mm), purple cloth boards, with white lettering. Vol. 16 in the Publications on Ocean Development series. Douglas Millar Johnston, LL.M., M.C.L., J.S.D. (b. April 30, 1931, Dundee, Scotland – d. May 6, 2006, Victoria, British Columbia). Dr. Mark John Valencia (b. June 7, 1944, Boston). "This work p... View more info

Ocean Space Rights : Developing U.S. Policy

By: JUDA, Lawrence Praeger Special Studies in International Politics and Government series

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Praeger Publishers, New York, 1975, ISBN: 0275092402:

Seller ID: 105943


JUDA, Lawrence. Ocean Space Rights : Developing U.S. Policy. New York, Washington, London : Praeger Publishers, (1975). First Edition. Pp (4),v-xiii,(3),1-300,(4). Tables, diagrams in text. 8vo, red-orange cloth, silver lettering to spine, dark brown and silver lettering to front. In the Praeger Special Studies in International Politics and Government series. Papadakis, International Law of the Sea: A Bibliography 4188. Contents : Foreword by Oliver J. Lissitzyn; 1. Introduction; 2. Events Leading to the 1945 Truman Proclamations; 3. The Truman Proclamation to the Geneva Conference on the Law ... View more info

U.S. Submarines in World War II : An Illustrated History of the Pacific

By: KIMMETT, Larry REGIS, Margaret

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Navigator Publishing , Seattle, 1996, ISBN:1879932016:

Seller ID: 106733


KIMMETT, Larry and Margaret REGIS. U.S. Submarines in World War II : An Illustrated History of the Pacific. Seattle : Navigator Publishing, (1996). Pp(8),[9]-159,(1). Illustrated with over 150 b&w photos. Also many maps and diagrams Largely double/triple column. 4to, white cardcovers, black lettering to spine. "In this remarkable book, unique maps, photos, and drawings bring to life the extraordinary American submarine campaign of World War II. Fom Pearl Harbor to the surrender at Tokyo Bay, a periscope's view of the patrols, the losses, and the battles that broke the Japanese Empire and g... View more info