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True Tales of the Sea. First Edition, hardcover.

By: LOCKHART, J.G. JENKINS, Robert).

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Quality Press, London, 1939,:

Seller ID: 2354


LOCKHART, J.G. True Tales of the Sea. London: Quality Press, (1939). Pp. (4),5-510,(2). 8vo, green cloth with black lettering to spine. Chapters : 1. The Last Voyage of Sir Humfrey Gilbert; 2. The Casting Away of the Tobie; 3. The Shipwreck of King James II; 4. The Wreck of the Wager, 1740; 5. The Wreck of H.M.S. Phoenix, 1780; 6. The Loss of the Royal George; 7. The Loss of the Halsewell East Indiaman; 8. The Burning of the Kent East Indiaman, 1825; 9. The Wreck of the Rothsay Castle, Steam Packet; 10. The Story of theBirkenhead, 1852; 11. The Loss of the Titanic, 1912; 12. The Escape of Joh ... View more info

Home Trade Navigation Guide. Fourth Edition, in dustjacket.

By: MACFARLANE, William, Captain

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Brown, Son & Ferguson, Glasgow, 1963,:

Seller ID: 31179


MACFARLANE, William, Captain. Home Trade Navigation Guide for Home Trade, Fishing and Coastal Yachtmaster Examinations. Glasgow: Brown, Son & Ferguson, (1963). Fourth Edition. Pp. (4),v-xviii,(2),1-518, + 1 large folding chart. 8vo, blue cloth, silver lettering to spine. Toy 2636. A manual and studyguide designed to prepare candidates for these examinations. With errata t ipped in. Faint soiling to boards, stamp to flyleaf, else very good in lightly damp-wrinkled dustjacket. 30.00 View more info

Voyage Alone in the Yawl Rob Roy. 1st ML pr in dustjacket

By: MacGREGOR, John RANSOME, Arthur (introduction) Mariner's Library, 24)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Rupert Hart-Davis, London, 1954,:

Seller ID: 62890


MacGREGOR, John. The Voyage Alone in the Yawl Rob Roy. Introduction by Arthur Ransome. London : Rupert Hart-Davis, 1954. First Mariner's Library Printing. Pp. 214, frontis., Illustrated. Small 8vo, blue cloth with dark blue device to front and dark blue lettering to spine. No. 24 in the Mariner's Library series. Minchinton, Bibliographie de l'histoire des grandes routes maritimes: IV. Royaume Uni, 4267; Morris & Howland p.87, Toy 921 :"a thoroughly dated but seminal book which strongly influenced the course of English and American Corinthian yachting and boating.". The author's account... View more info

At the Edge of Honor. First Printing in dustjacket. signed

By: MACOMBER, Robert N.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Pineapple Press, Inc., Sarasota, Florida , 2002, ISBN:1561642525:

Seller ID: 105645


MACOMBER, Robert N. At the Edge of Honor. Sarasota, Florida : Pineapple Press, Inc., (2002). First Printing. Pp (4),v-vi,(4),1-278. Maps. 8vo, tan paper covered spine, blue paper covered boards, blue lettering to spine. The first novel in the Honor Series. "The year is 1863. The Civil War is leavingits bloody trail across the nation as Peter Wake, born and bred in the sno wy North, joins the U.S. Navy as a volunteer officer and arrives in steamy Florida for duty with the East Gulf Blockading Squadron. The idealistic Wake has handled boats before, but he's new to the politics and illicit li... View more info

Long Voyage Home : True Stories from Britain's Twilight Maritime Years. First Edition, Paperback

By: MADGE, Tim

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Simon & Schuster, London, 1993, ISBN:0671715895:

Seller ID: 105310


MADGE, Tim. The Long Voyage Home : True Stories from Britain's Twilight Maritime Years. London : Simon & Schuster, (1993). Pp. (8),[ix]-x.,[1]-214. 8vo, dark grey-brown cardcovers. "Tim Madge delves deep into the early part of this century to discover why the sea has always been such a lure, and whysuch romance has grown up around it when conditions on board were truly ap paling for the men, and little better for the officers. First-hand accountsvividly describe the hardship of the life of a seafarer, both in peactime and at war, contrasting the experiences and treatment of men from 1900 t... View more info

Magellan's Voyage : A Narrative Account of the First Navigation. Second impression.

By: MAGELLAN, Ferdinand). PIGAFETTA, Antonio. SKELTON, R.A., trans. and ed.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Folio Society, London, 1977,:

Seller ID: 105832


(MAGELLAN, Ferdinand). PIGAFETTA, Antonio. Magellan's Voyage : A Narrative Account of the First Navigation. Translated and edited by R.A. Skelton fromthe manuscript in the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library of Yale Un iversity. London : Folio Society, 1977. Second Impression. Pp (5), 6-159, (1) + frontispiece and 5 leaves of plates. 8vo, decorated blue cloth in blank pale blue paper covered slipcase. Very good in slipcase. 25.00 View more info

Blue-Water Boundary : Epic Highway of the Great Lakes and the Saint Lawrence. First Edition in dustjacket

By: MALKUS, Alida

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Hastings House, Publishers, 1960,:

Seller ID: 21374


MALKUS, Alida. Blue-Water Boundary : Epic Highway of the Great Lakes and the Saint Lawrence. New York : Hastings House, Publishers, (1960). First Edition. Pp (4),v-x,(2),1-308 + 16-page central section of. photos and other illustrations. 8vo, taupe cloth, gilt ship decoration to front board, light blue lettering to spine. Map end-papers. "Stirring and engrossing, here is the whole complex story of the mighty "blue-water boundary' — the Great Lakes and the St. Lawrence River — between the United States and her sister nation to the north. The history of this vast, rich region and the... View more info

Inshore Craft of Great Britain in the Days of Sail and Oar. Two volumes. First Edition in dustjackets

By: MARCH, Edgar J.

Price: $150.00

Publisher: London, David & Charles: 1970

Seller ID: 43112

ISBN: 0877420025


MARCH, Edgar J. Inshore Craft of Great Britain in the Days of Sail and Oar. Newton Abbot : David & Charles, (1970). First Edition. In Two Volumes. Vol 1 : Pp (4),5-276,(1), with 68 b&w photos and illustrations; Vol 2 : (4),5-309,(4), with 116 b&w photos and illustrations. 8vo (144 x 225 mm), black cloth, gilt lettering to spines. Dustjacket title reads "Inshore Craft of Britain In the Days of Sail and Oar". Edgar James March (d. July 1971, Isle of Wight). Toy 4576, Cohen, The Thames, 1580-1980 : A General Bibliography, p.292. A very nice set o... View more info

Periscope and Propeller (More Tales of the Navy Trade). First Edition

By: MARGERISON, John S.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: C. Arthur Pearson, Limited, London, 1917,: 1917

Seller ID: 106217


MARGERISON, John S. Periscope and Propeller : (More Tales of the Navy Trade). London : C. Arthur Pearson, Limited, 1917. First Edition. Pp (6),[1]-118,(4,ads). 8vo, blue cloth, black lettering to front board and spine. Smith & Weller, Sea Fiction Guide 1673; Paine, The Submarine Registry and Bibliography MAR18. Not in Anderson. John Strong Margerison is a pseudonym of Joseph Margerison. Joseph Margerison (b. April 28, 1887, Little Padfield, Glosop Dale, Derbyshire, England - d. March 21, 1925, Essex). Thank you to Steve Holland of Bear Al... View more info

H.M.S. Thule Intercepts. First Edition in dustjacket.

By: MARS, Alastair.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Elek Books, London, 1956,:

Seller ID: 104935


MARS, Alastair. H.M.S. Thule Intercepts. London: Elek Books, (1956). First Printing. Pp. (10),1-241,(1). Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Anderson 834, Law 1129, Myron Smith World War II at Sea 1249.Law 1128. A continuation of the service memoir begun in the author's Unbro ken, this time recounting the tribulations of a Royal Navy submarine ordered East to engage the Japanese. There her crew suffers an outbreak of cholera, is depth-charged, experiences a riot of prisoners, and confronts the enemy. Bookplate, light sunning to spine ends, else very good in nicked, price... View more info

Physical Geography of the Sea. UK 1893 ed

By: MAURY, M.F., Lieut.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Thomas Nelson and Sons, London, 1893,:

Seller ID: 105912


MAURY, M.F., Lieut., LL.D. The Physical Geography of the Sea. London : Thomas Nelson and Sons, 1893. Pp (2), [iii]-[xv], (1), 1-493, (3) + frontis., 13 plates,(9 fldg). 8vo, maroon cloth, bevelled boards, gilt decorations andlettering to front and spine. O'Dea 604, for the N.Y., 1857 edition. "The chapter of the Gulf Stream has been enriched with the results of recent investigation, and the theory of it further developed ; so, also, that on the Salts of the Sea, the Open Sea in the Arctic Ocean, the Basin of the Atlantic, and several others ; but these especially have been greatly improved... View more info

Queen Mary 2 : The Greatest Ocean Liner of Our Time. Inaugural Edition in dustjacket

By: MAXTONE-GRAHAM, John LLOYD, Harvey

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Carpe Diem Books, Portland, Oregon, 2004, ISBN:0971355517:

Seller ID: 107073


MAXTONE-GRAHAM, John. Queen Mary 2 : The Greatest Ocean Liner of Our Time. Photography by Harvey Lloyd. (Portland, Oregon) : Carpe Diem Books, (2004).Inaugural Edition. Pp (6),7-174,(2). Profusely Illustrated, including a fo ur-page folding centerfold. Folio, black cloth, gilt lettering to front board and spine. "This is a special Inaugural Edition of Queen Mary 2: The Greatest Ocean Liner of Our Time. The Maiden Voyage Edition, with additional photograpiphs and texts, will be published by Bulfinch Press / AOL Time Warner Book Group in April 2004, and will be available in bookstores everyw... View more info

Soviet Naval Influence : Domestic and Foreign Dimensions

By: MccGWIRE, Michael and John McDONNELL, (eds.)

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Praeger, New York, 1979, ISBN:0275562905:

Seller ID: 105910


MccGWIRE, Michael and John McDONNELL, (eds.). Soviet Naval Influence : Domestic and Foreign Dimensions. New York : Praeger Publishers, (1979). Second Printing. "Published for the Centre for Foreign Policy Studies, Department of Political Science, Dalhousie University, Halifax, N.S." Pp (6),v-xxxvi,(2),3-657,(9). Tables & diagrams in text. 8vo, blue cloth, silver lettering to front & spine. In the Praeger Special Studies in International Politics and Government series. Most of the papers are noted in Myron Smith's The Soviet Navy, 1941-1978 : A Guide to Sources in English. (of which we'... View more info

Coal-Scuttle Brigade. First Edition in dustjacket

By: McKEE, Alexander

Price: $70.00

Publisher: Souvenir Press, London, 1957,:

Seller ID: 105834


McKEE, Alexander. The Coal-Scuttle Brigade. London : Souvenir Press, 1957. First Edition. Pp (8),9-223,(1) + 8 pages of photos. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Law, The Royal Navy in World War Two: An Annotated Bibliography 0430. "When, in the middle of the war, the fast, heavily-armed German battlecruisers Scharnhorst and Gneisenau escaped through the English Channel, that narrow strip of water which served as a hunting-ground for bothsides, there was uproar. But one ordinary seaman from an old collier was h eard to remark : "That's nothing—we do it twice a week." And ... View more info

Coal-Scuttle Brigade. First Edition

By: McKEE, Alexander

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Souvenir Press, London, 1957,:

Seller ID: 105849


McKEE, Alexander. The Coal-Scuttle Brigade. London : Souvenir Press, 1957. First Edition. Pp (8),9-223,(1) + 8 pages of photos. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Law, The Royal Navy in World War Two: An Annotated Bibliography 0430. "When, in the middle of the war, the fast, heavily-armed German battlecruisers Scharnhorst and Gneisenau escaped through the English Channel, that narrow strip of water which served as a hunting-ground for bothsides, there was uproar. But one ordinary seaman from an old collier was h eard to remark : "That's nothing—we do it twice a week." And ... View more info

British Naval Captains of the Seven Years' War : The View from the Quarterdeck.

By: McLEOD, A.B.

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Woodbridge, Suffolk: The Boydell Press, Woodbridge, Suffolk: The Boydell Press, 2012, ISBN:9781843837510:

Seller ID: 107685


McLEOD, A.B. British Naval Captains of the Seven Years' War : The View fromthe Quarterdeck. (Woodbridge, Suffolk) : The Boydell Press, (2012). First Edition. Pp (7),viii-x,1-271,(5). Illustrations, tables in text. 8vo, photo-illustrated light blue hardcovers. . "'We have always known who were the captains of the Seven Years' War, in the sense of having lists of their names. A few of them, who later became famous, we knew personally at least a little, but until now most of them have never been more than names. The genius of this book is to bring them to life as individuals; to show their ho... View more info

Mississippi Jack : Being an Account of the Further Waterborne Adventures ofJacky Faber, Midshipman, Fine Lady, and the Lily of the West. First Printi ng in dustjacket. signed

By: MEYER, L. A.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Harcourt, Inc., Orlando, FL, 2007, ISBN:9780152060039:

Seller ID: 107368


MEYER, L. A. Mississippi Jack : Being an Account of the Further Waterborne Adventures of Jacky Faber, Midshipman, Fine Lady, and the Lily of the West.Orlando : Harcourt, Inc., (2007). First Printing. Pp (8),1-611,(5). 8vo, h ardcover, blue paper covered spine, brown pepr covered boards, gilt lettering to spine and gilt anchor to front board. A Bloody Jack Adventure, no. 5."The intrepid Jacky Faber, a cheeky orphan from the streets of London, has once again eluded the British authorities who want to hang her for crimes against the king. Now she's headed west, hoping that no one will recogni... View more info

My Bonny Light Horseman : Being an Account of the Further Adventures of Jacky Faber, in Love and War. First Printing in dustjacket. signed

By: MEYER, L. A.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Harcourt, Inc., Orlando, FL, 2008, ISBN:9780152061876:

Seller ID: 107369


MEYER, L. A. My Bonny Light Horseman : Being an Account of the Further Waterborne Adventures of Jacky Faber, in Love and War. Orlando : Harcourt, Inc., (2008). First Printing. Pp (10),3-436,(4). 8vo, hardcover, blue paper covered spine, brown pepr covered boards, gilt lettering to spine and gilt anchor to front board. A Bloody Jack Adventure, no. 6. "After fierce battles at sea, a stay in a foul French prison, and a visit to the guillotine, JackyFaber -- notorious pirate, musician, master of disguise, and street urchin -turned-sailor -- has been forced to take up the role she vowed she wou... View more info

Rapture of the Deep : Being an Account of the Further Adventures of Jacky Faber, Soldier, Sailor, Midshipman, Spy First Printing in dustjacket. signed

By: MEYER, L. A.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Harcourt, Boston / New York, 2009, ISBN:9780152065010:

Seller ID: 107370


MEYER, L. A. Rapture of the Deep : Being an Account of the Further Adventures of Jacky Faber, Soldier, Sailor, Midshipman, Spy. Boston / New York : Harcourt, 2009. First Printing. Pp (6),1-454,(4). 8vo, hardcover, blue paper covered spine, pale blue pepr covered boards, gilt lettering to spine and gilt anchor to front board. A Bloody Jack Adventure, no. 7. "On the very daythat Jacky Faber is to wed her true love, Jaimy, she is kidnapped by Briti sh Naval Intelligence and forced to embark on yet another daring mission for the Crown -- this time to search for sunken Spanish gold. Jacky, an e... View more info

Wake of the Lorelei Lee : Being an Account of the Further Adventures of Jacky Faber, on Her Way to Botany Bay. Fiirst Printing in dustjacket. signed

By: MEYER, L. A.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Harcourt, Boston / New York, 2010, ISBN:9780547327686:

Seller ID: 107371


MEYER, L. A. The Wakwe of the Lorelei Lee : Being an Account of the FurtherAdventures of Jacky Faber, on Her Way to Botany Bay. Boston / New York : H arcourt, 2010. First Printing. Pp (6),1-554. 8vo, hardcover, dark blue paper covered spine, off-white pepr covered boards, gilt lettering to spine andgilt anchor to front board. A Bloody Jack Adventure, no. 8. "Jacky Faber's longtime dream has come true: she is the owner of the Lorelei Lee, a large brigantine that can carry passengers across the Atlantic in legal trade. T he owner of Faber Shipping Worldwide, she is newly rich from her exploi... View more info