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Sea Diseases: The Story of a Great Natural Experiment in Preventive Medicine in the Royal Navy. First Edition

By: ALLISON, R.S. DUDLEY, Sheldon, foreword. DOVER, Thomas)

Price: $85.00

Publisher: John Bale Medical Publications, London, 1943,:

Seller ID: 41052


ALLISON, R.S. Sea Diseases : The Story of a Great Natural Experiment in Preventive Medicine in the Royal Navy. Foreword by Sheldon Dudley. London : John Bale Medical Publications Limited, (May 1943). First Edition. Pp (6),[vii]-xxiii,(1),[1]-218. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to front & spine. Notin Garrison & Morton, Medical Bibliography (5th edition). Contents include : 1. The Health of Seamen in Ancient Times; 2. The Rise of the Sea Diseases; 3. Pioneers of Naval Medicine [Dr William Gilbert, (1544-1603), John Woodall (1569-1643, author of The Surgeon's Mate), William Cockburn (1669-1739)... View more info

Compleat Dr. Rowing. First Edition

By: ANDERSON, Andy.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Bend the Timber Press, Groton, MA, 2001, ISBN:0971491704:

Seller ID: 104568


ANDERSON, Andy. The Compleat Dr. Rowing. (Groton, Massachusetts) : Bend theTimber Press, (2001). First Printing. Pp. (4),i-vii,(1),1-226,(2). 8vo, il lustrsated blue and yellow card covers, with dark blue lettering to front cover and spine. A collection of articles by the professional rower and rowing coach, as well as regular columnist for the Rowing News periodical. Contents: The Legends [The Legend of the Japanese Eight, &c]; Port vs. Starboard; Coaches; Coxswains; Gluckman's Theorem; Strange Boats; Strange Folks; Head of the Charles; Joe Burk; Short Pieces; Mysteries. Light cover wear, els... View more info

Cruise in an Opium Clipper. New Edition

By: ANDERSON, Lindsay, Captain JOHNSTON, W.H., preface

Price: $65.00

Publisher: George Allen & Unwin Ltd, London, 1935,:

Seller ID: 104346


ANDERSON, Lindsay, Captain. A Cruise in an Opium Clipper. With a new Preface by W.H. Johnston. London : George Allen & Unwin Ltd, (1935). New Edition,Entirely Re-set. Pp (8),[9]-224. Illustrated. 8vo, grey cloth, blue letter ing to front board and spine, top edge dyed blue. Ships mentioned in the Preface include the Eamont, the America, and the Hispaniola. Contents : Preface. 1. I Take Service on Board an Opium Clipper at Shanghai; 2. A Visit to a Sailors' Boarding-House; 3. Sailors' Wrongs and Remedies — a Crimp's Tricks; 4. A Crimp's Tricks {continued); 5. I Make Acquaintance With My New S... View more info

Sky at the Masthead : Stories of Naval Exploits. Second Edition in dustjacket

By: ARGUERO, Luis Eduardo LAWRENCE, Henry

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Secretaria de Marina, Buenos Aires, 1961,:

Seller ID: 104463


ARGUERO, Luis Eduardo. The Sky at the Masthead : Stories of Naval Exploits.Translated by Henry Lawrence. Buenos Aires : Secretaria de Marina, (1961). New [Second] Edition. Pp (4),5-131,(1), frontispiece + 8 plates. 8vo, brow n cloth, gilt lettering to spine. "This volume contains a handful of stories, written over the initial years of the Naval Military Lyceum "Almirante Guillermo Brown", told in a simple manner, as grandpa might tell tnem to hisgrandson by the fireside, on a winter's evening. Tales of the Heroic Navy, the navy of those good old "gringos" and "criollos&... View more info

Sable Island : Nova Scotia's Mysterious Island of Sand. First Edition in dustjacket

By: ARMSTRONG, Bruce RADDALL, Thomas, foreword

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Doubleday Canada Ltd., Toronto, 1981,:

Seller ID: 15287


ARMSTRONG, Bruce. Sable Island : [the dustjacket adds adds subtitle: "Nova Scotia's Mysterious Island of Sand"]. Toronto : Doubleday Canada Limited, 1981. First Edition. Pp (14),[1]-210. Double column. With 70 b&w photos in the text as well as many other illustrations. Oblong 8vo, tan cloth, brown lettering to spine. Shipwreck map end-papers. Foreword by Thomas H. Raddall.An attractively-produced and well-written overview of the history and phen omena of Sable Island from its first mention in Hakluyt to the time of publication. With a foreword by Thomas Raddall (whose The Nymph and the... View more info

Ten Thousand Miles In a Yacht

By: ARTHUR, Richard

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Richard Arthur, New York, 1906,:

Seller ID: 104590


ARTHUR, Richard. Ten Thousand Miles In a Yacht : Round Up the West Indies and Up the Amazon. Introduction by William M. Ivins. New York : Richard Arthur, 42 Broadway, 1906. Pp (8),9-253,(1). IIlustrated. 8vo, green cloth, gilt lettering to front board and spine, top edge gilt. Hallett, Bermuda in Print : A Guide to the Printed Literature on Bermuda, 2nd ed., p. 15. Toy 1021. Contents : Introduction; The Origin of the Voyage; The Tail-end of a Storm; The Bermuda Islands; The Lesser Antilles (Dominica; Martinique - Mont Pelee - The Ruins of St. Pierre; Santa Lucia - The Pitons; Barbados); Down t... View more info

Motor Boat Boys Among the Florida Keys, or The Struggle for the Leadership

By: ARUNDEL, Louis

Price: $10.00

Publisher: M. A. Donohue & Company, Chicago, 1913,:

Seller ID: 108487


ARUNDEL, Louis. Motor Boat Boys Among the Florida Keys, or The Struggle forthe Leadership. Chicago : M. A. Donohue & Company, (1913). Pp (6),7-231,(1 1), including frontispiece. 8vo, illustrated green cloth, white lettering to front board, black and white lettering to spine. Contents :1. At Anchor, or, Inside the Bar; 2. The Warning Rattle; 3. Down the Indian River; 4. That Same Old Unlucky Wireless; 5. The Mysterious Power Boat; 6. Nick Tries Again; 7. The Lost Chum; 8. Tracked to the Bayou; 9. For the Sake of Chum Josh; 10. Aboard the Strange Power Boat; 11. In Honor Bound; 12. An Invasion o... View more info

Naval Institute Guide to Combat Fleets of the World, 1995. ex-library in dustjacket

By: BAKER, A. D., III (ed.) PREZELIN, Bernard

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Naval Institute Press, Annapolis, MD, 1995, ISBN:1557501092:

Seller ID: 108535


BAKER, A. D., III (ed.). The Naval Institute Guide to Combat Fleets of the World, 1995 : Their Ships, Aircraft, and Armament. Derived from Flottes de Combat, edited by Bernard Prezelin. U.S. Naval Institute edition compiled by A..D. Baker III. Annapolis, MD: Naval Institute Press, (1995). Pp. ((2),iii-xvi,1-1053,(13). Illustrated. Double column. 4to, blue cloth with silverlettering to front and spine. "This book offers a complete and balanced gu ide to the composition and capabilities of the combat fleets of the world. It is in the only single-volume reference to present the entire program... View more info

Sloops & Shallops. First Edition in dustjacket

By: BAKER, William A.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Barre, 1966,:

Seller ID: 27685


BAKER, William A. Sloops & Shallops. Illustrations by the author. Barre, Mass. : Barre Publishing Company, 1966. First Edition. Pp (4),v-xiv,1-174,(4). Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. This volume "continues the studies of early North American vessels that [the author] began inhis 'Colonial Vessels'." It focuses on the "development of shallops along the Atlantic seaboard and Chesapeake Bay from open work boats suitable for a number of uses to fully decked vessels employed in the offshore fisheriesof New England." Also focuses on the construction of sloops,... View more info

Russia in Pacific Waters, 1715-1825. First Edition in dustjacket

By: BARRATT, Glynn Pacific Maritime Studies 1

Price: $60.00

Publisher: University of British Columbia Press, Vancouver and London , 1981, ISBN:0774801174:

Seller ID: 18086


BARRATT, Glynn. Russia in Pacific Waters, 1715-1825 : A Survey of the Origins of Russia's Naval Presence in the North and South Pacific. Vancouver andLondon : University of British Columbia Press, (1981). First Edition. Pp ( 10),[xi]-xv,(3),[1]-300,(2) + 12 pages of illustrations. Map in text. Illustrated. 8vo, grey cloth, black lettering to spine. University of British Columbia Press Pacific Maritime Studies No.1. "This is the first study in Russian or Western literature of the rise and fall of Russian naval influence in the North Pacific Ocean from the time of Peter the Great to Tsar Nic... View more info

Red Mutiny : Eleven Fateful Days on the Battleship Potemkin. Book Club Edition.

By: BASCOMB, Neal.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin, Boston, 2007,:

Seller ID: 108934


BASCOMB, Neal. Red Mutiny : Eleven Fateful Days on the Battleship Potemkin.Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, (2007). Book Club Edition. Pp. (7),[viii ]-xiii,(1),[1]-386, + 8 p. of black and white plates. Illustrated. 8vo, dark grey paper covered boards, gilt lettering to spine. "In 1905, after beingserved rancid meat, more than seven hundred Russian sailors mutinied again st their officers aboard what was then one of the most powerful battleshipsin the world. Theirs was a life barely worth living -- a life of hard labo r and bitter oppression, an existence, in its hopelessness and injustic... View more info

Twilight of the Great Lakes Steamer [cover adds: The Last Steam Powered Freighters on the Great Lakes]

By: BAWAL, Raymond A., Jr.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Inland Expressions, Clinton Township, MI, 2009, ISBN:9780981815725:

Seller ID: 104720


BAWAL, Raymond A., Jr. Twilight of the Great Lakes Steamer [cover adds: TheLast Steam Powered Freighters on the Great Lakes]. (Clinton Township, MI) : Inland Expressions, (2009). First Edition. Pp (6),1-108,(2). Illustrated with over 80 photos. Index. 4to, illustrated black card covers, lettered inwhite. "Steam powered freighters, once the mainstay of the Great Lakes fle et, are now in the twilight of their era on the inland seas. Once numbered in the hundreds, this class is now represented by only twenty active carriers as of the end of the 2008 shipping season. They range from the ST. MA... View more info

Naval Architecture.

By: BAXTER, B. Teach Yourself Books

Price: $15.00

Publisher: English Universities Press, London, 1969,:

Seller ID: 110150


BAXTER, B. Naval Architecture. London: English Universities Press, (1969). Later Printing. Pp. (8),[1]-198,(2). Small 8vo, blue cloth with dark blue silver-lettered title block to spine. A volume, which first appeared in 1959, in the Teach Yourself Books series. Chapters : 1. Definiations of Terms Commonly Used in Naval Architecture; 2. The Lines Plan; 3. Calculations of Areas, Moments of Areas, Moments of Inertia and Volumes; 4. Transverse Stability; 5. Longitudinal Stability; 6. Flooding and Watertight Subdivision; 7.Launching; 8. Freeboard; 9. Tonnage; 10. The Strength of Ships; 11. Vibrat ... View more info

Deadly Winter : The Life of Sir John Franklin. Hardcover in dustjacket.

By: BEARDSLEY, Martyn. FRANKLIN, John).

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Naval Institute Press, Annapolis, MD., 2002, ISBN:1557501793:

Seller ID: 108921


BEARDSLEY, Martyn. Deadly Winter : The Life of Sir John Franklin. Annapolis, MD. : Naval Institute Press, (2002). Pp. (9), x-xiv, (2), 1-272 + [8] p. of plates. Illustrated. 8vo, red cloth with gilt spine titles. "This fascinating and sometimes harrowing account of the life of the famous British explorer John Franklin examines his incident-filled and sometimes contentious career from his early days, when he fought at the battle of Trafalgar, to his last expedition to seek the fabled Northwest Passage when he vanished along with his men in controversial and mysterious circumstances. Though ... View more info

Oceanography at the Scotia-Fundy Region's Bedford Institute of Oceanography.

By: Bedford Institute of Oceanography].

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Communications Branch, Department of Fisheries and Oceans, Halifax, 1995, ISBN:0662233549:

Seller ID: 108027


[Bedford Institute of Oceanography]. Oceanography at the Scotia-Fundy Region's Bedford Institute of Oceanography. (Halifax: Communications Branch, Department of Fisheries and Oceans, March 1995). Pp. (2),1-11,(3). Double column. With 18 black and white illustrations, maps and charts. 4to, illustraedwhite and grey glossy card covers, white lettering to front cover. Content s: The Vast Frontier; Marine Explorers; The Bedford Institute of Oceanography; Air and Water; Following the Flow; Ice on the Move; Profile of an Inlet; Cyberspace Navigation; Reading the Seabed; And There's More... A couple o... View more info

Food from the Sea : The Economics and Policies of Ocean Fisheries. Paperback.

By: BELL, Frederick W. Westview Special Studies in Natural Resources and Energy Management series.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Westview Press, Boulder, CO, 1978, ISBN:089158353x:

Seller ID: 107760


BELL, Frederick W. Food from the Sea : The Economics and Policies of Ocean Fisheries. Boulder, CO: Westview Press, (1978). First Paperback Printing. Pp. (10),ix-xxvi,1-380. 8vo, printed orange card covers with white letteringto front cover and spine. A volume in the Westview Special Studies in Natu ral Resources and Energy Management series. "Over the last century, the dramatic increase in the world's population and demand for food has atracted substantial international interest in the sea as a food source. In this book, an exploration of the factors at work in determining the past, presen... View more info

Sir Peter Blake : An Amazing Life. The inspiring story of the world's most honored sailor and adventurer. Paperback.

By: BLAKE, Peter). SEFTON, Alan.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Sheridan House, Dobbs Ferry, 2005, ISBN:157409209x:

Seller ID: 108717


(BLAKE, Peter). SEFTON, Alan. Sir Peter Blake : An Amazing Life. [Front cover adds: "The inspiring story of the world's most honored sailor and adventurer"]. (Dobbs Ferry, NY): Sheridan House, (2005). First Paperback Printing. Pp. (8),9-444,(4). 8vo, illustrated yellow and blue card covers, navy andyellow lettering to front cover, white and black lettering to yellow spine . "Sir Peter Blake was the outstanding sailor/adventurer of his time. In a 30-year sailing career, he won every significant bluewater race on the planet, including the America's Cup and the Whitbread Round the Wor... View more info

Illustrated Companion to Nelson's Navy. First American Edition in dustjacket.

By: BlLAKE, Nicholas and LAWRENCE, Richard

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Stackpole Books, Mechanicsburg, PA, 2000, ISBN:0811708640:

Seller ID: 109651


BlLAKE, Nicholas and Richard LAWRENCE. The Illustrated Companion to Nelson's Navy. (Mechanicsburg, PA): Stackpole Books, (2000). First American Edition. Pp. (5)[6]-207,(1). Illustrated throughout. Large 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. "No other period of history has spawned such a huge fictional oeuvre as the Nelsonic era. Marryat, Forester, Pope, Kent, Woodman, Donachie, and O'Brian are a few of the authors whose heroes fought against the French. The genre has fascinated millions of readers but The Illustrated Companion to Nelson's Navy is the first book which explains, with ref... View more info

Landfall at Sunset : The Life of a Contented Sailor. First Edition in dustjacket,

By: BONE, David

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Gerald Duckworth & Co., London, 1955,:

Seller ID: 104615


BONE, David. Landfall at Sunset : The Life of a Contented Sailor. London: Gerald Duckworth & Co., (1955). First Printing. Pp. [i]-ix,(3),13-222,(2), portrait frontispiece + 14 p. of plates. Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. "In his youth as a brassbounder apprentice he scrambled aloft to fist frozen canvas in a blinding gale off Cape Horn; fifty years later, seamanship meant twirling with his fingertips the magic knobs ofa radar screen in the powerheated wheelhouse of a great ocean liner. The a uthor communicates his wonder at the astounding years of sea change in ... View more info

Atlantic Four-Master : The Story of the Schooner Herbert L. Rawding 1919-1947. Paperback.

By: BOWKER, Francis E., Captain. Mystic Seaport Museum.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Mystic Seaport Museum, Mystic, CT, 1986, ISBN:0913372420:

Seller ID: 109631


BOWKER, Francis E., Captain. Atlantic Four-Master : The Story of the Schooner Herbert L. Rawding 1919-1947. Mystic, CT: Mystic Seaport Museum, 1986. First Paperback Printing. Pp. (12),1-96. Illustrated. Doule column. Oblong 8vo, art illustrated white card covers with blue and black lettering to front cover and spine. An intimate account of Captain Bowker's experience in this, one of the last active sailing vessels in the American Atlantic coastwise trade. Small bump to bottom edge of front cover, else very good. 15.00 View more info