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Beyond the Barrier With Byrd : An Authentic Story of the Byrd Antarctic Exploring Expeditions. First Edition

By: ADAMS, Harry BYRD, Richard Evelyn

Price: $25.00

Publisher: M. A. Donohue & Company, Chicago and New York, 1932,:

Seller ID: 111200


ADAMS, Harry, Lieutenant. Beyond the Barrier With Byrd : An Authentic Storyof the Byrd Antarctic Exploring Expeditions. With an Introduction by The E ditor. Chicago and New York : M. A. Donhue & Company, (1932). First Edition. Pp (8),ix-xvi,(2),19-253,(3), frontispiece + 15 plates. 8vo, green cloth,gilt lettering to front board and spine. Covers lightly spotted, penned gi ft inscription, else very good. 25.00 View more info

Edmund Fitzgerald : The Legendary Great Lakes Shipwreck. Signed Paperback.

By: ANDRA-WARNER, Elle.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: North Shore Press / River Rocks Publishing, Grand Marais, MN / Thunder Bay, ON, 2006, ISBN:9780978272142:

Seller ID: 111417


ANDRA-WARNER, Elle. Edmund Fitzgerald : The Legendary Great Lakes Shipwreck. Grand Marais, MN / Thunder Bay, ON: North Shore Press / River Rocks Publishing, (2006). First Printing. Pp. (5),6-125,(3). With several black and white photos. 8vo, illustrated card covers with maroon spine, cream letteringto front cover and spine. "Superior never gives up her dead. On November 1 0, 1975, the massive ore carrier Edmund Fitzgerald succumbed to a stormy Lake Superior, leaving no survivors. Memorialized in song and legend, the Fitzgerald's tragic, final voyage is a compelling story. As Canadian autho... View more info

Polar Regions Atlas

By: Atlas - Polar Regions)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Central Intelligence Agency, Washington, D.C., 1978,:

Seller ID: 110941


(Atlas - Polar Regions). Polar Regions Atlas. Washington, D.C.: Central Intelligence Agency, May 1978. Pp (3),4-66, + 2 large folding maps. Illustrated. Maps. Triple Column. Folio, illustrated black card covers, lettered in white and blue. Contents : Polar Contrasts. Arctic : Arctic Issues; Discovery and Exploration; Climate; Physical Features; Sea Ice; Climatic Change; Permafrost; Northern Development; Aboriginal Peoples; Fisheries; Mining; Oil and Gas; Transportation; Environmental Protection; Science Programs; Sovereignty Problems. Antarctic : Antarctic Issues; Antarctic Continent; Climate;... View more info

Warspite : Warships of the Royal Navy. in dustjacket

By: BALLANTYNE, Iain ANDREWS, Dennis

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Naval Institute Press, Annapolis, MD, 2001, ISBN:1557509883:

Seller ID: 110846


BALLANTYNE, Iain. Warspite : Warships of the Royal Navy. With photographs from the Goodman Collection and specially commissioned paintings and drawings by Dennis Andrews. Annapolis, MD : Naval Institute Press, (2001). Pp (5),6-224. Illustrated. Index. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. "The name HMS Warspite has long been a part of British naval tradition. The firstship to bear this name sailed under command of Sir Walter Raleigh in 1596. The eighth and last Warspite was the nuclear submarine, which started her career stalking Soviet Navy vessels during the Cold War and later patrol... View more info

Det Norske Veritas 1864-1964 : Sikkerhet til sjos!

By: BARLAUP, Asbjorn (redigert)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Oslo, 1964,:

Seller ID: 110899


BARLAUP, Asbjorn (ed.). Det Norske Veritas 1864-1964 : Sikkerhet til sjos! Oslo : Nosrke Veritas, 1964. Pp (8),[9]-177,(7). Illustrated. Large 8vo, brown leatherette spine, blue paper covered boards, gilt lettering to spine. Det Norske Veritas was established in Norway to head technical inspection and evaluation of Norwegian merchant vessels. Contents : Pa Frihetens Bakgrunn; Seilskipsaera; Fra Kkkrig Til Krig; Etter Annen Verdenskrig; Vekst i Teknisk Brede; Sikkerhets og Driftsproblemer; Skipet i Morgen og Veritas. Text in Norwegian. Spine faded, corners bumped, penned name, else very good in... View more info

Daughter of the Coast Guard

By: BAXTER, Betty ANDERSON, Betty Baxter

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Goldsmith Publishing Company, Chicago, 1938,:

Seller ID: 110085


BAXTER, Betty. Daughter of the Coast Guard. Chicago : The Goldsmith Publishing Company, (1938). Pp (10),15-252. 8vo, illustrated orange cloth, black lettering to front board and spine. A juvenile story for girls, about Great Lakes smuggling. Contents : 1. A Mysterious Accident. 2. The Captain Is Told. 3. The Fur Angle. 4. Pointing to a Discovery. 5. A Fake Lead. 6. Cutter's Visit. 7. The Beach Picnic. 8. Coast Guard in Action. 9. Cherry's FeatureStory. 10. Win's Startling News. 11. Denny Suggests a Clue. 12. Tracks in the Sand. 13. On the Trail. 14. Win Has a Plan. 15. Attempt at Rescue. 16. W... View more info

Dust on the Sea. A novel. First Edition in dustjacket.

By: BEACH, Edward L.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Holt Rinehart Winston, New York, 1972, ISBN:0030763908:

Seller ID: 111931


BEACH, Edward L. Dust on the Sea. A novel. New York / Chicago / San Francisco: Holt , Rinehart and Winston, (1972). First Printing. Pp. (14),1-351,(3). 8vo, black cloth spine with red cloth boards, gilt signature to front board, gilt lettering to spine. "A perilous undersea wolfpack patrol in the Yellow Sea, as teh war in the Pacific winds toward its climax, forms the backdrop for Edward L. Beach's taut new novel of submarines and the men who command them. Tense, dramatic, rich in technical and tactical detail, 'Dust onthe Seaw' may well be the last great novel of World War II to come from... View more info

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Churchill and Sea Power. Second Printing in dustjacket, Signed.

By: BELL, Christopher M. CHURCHILL, Winston S.).

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2013, ISBN:9780199693573: 2013

Seller ID: 109912

ISBN: 0199693579


(CHURCHILL, Winston S.). BELL, Christopher M. Churchill and Sea Power. (Oxford) : Oxford University Press, (2013). Second Printing. Pp. (6),[vii]-xvi,[1]-429,(3) + a 16-page central section of b&w photos. With some maps in the text. 8vo (158 x 241 mm), black cloth, with silver letteirng to spine. Christopher Bell (b. July 27, 1966, Winnipeg, Manitoba), a professor of history at Dalhousie University, Halifax at the time of publication. "'Churchill and Sea Power' is the first major study of Winston Churchill's record as a naval strategist and his impact as th... View more info

Naval Architecture for Non-Naval Architects. in dustjacket

By: BENFORD, Harry.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers, Jersey City, NJ, 1991, ISBN:0939773082:

Seller ID: 110635


BENFORD, Harry, editor. Naval Architecture for Non-Naval Architects., Jersey City, NJ : Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers, (1991). Pp (6), vii-xv, (1), 1-239, (1). Illustrated with technical drawings and photosto text. Index. Large 8vo, blue cloth with gilt lettering to front and spi ne. "This book is written for a broad readership, namely all those many people whose work or play brings them into contact with boats or ships, but who are not themselves professional naval architects. Even those who are merely curious about the fascinating mysteries of ships and the sea may fin... View more info

Id of the Squid and other outrageous rhymes about oceanography. Second Pprinting

By: BENTHIC, Arch. E. HOLDEN, John C.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Compass Publications, Inc., Arlington, VA, 1981,:

Seller ID: 110615


BENTHIC, Arch. E. The Id of the Squid and other outrageous rhymes about oceanography. Illustrated by John C. Holden. (Arlington, VA : Compass Publications, Inc., 1981). Second Printing. Pp (4),v-xi,(2),2-111,(5). Illustrated.8vo, illustrated orange card covers, lettered in black. "The Id of the Squ id exhibits a magnificent disregard for the oceanogranhic establishment anda delightful irreverence towards marine bureaucracy, all coupled with art obvious love of the sea." (from the back cover). Spine and front cover sunned, else very good. 30.00 View more info

25 Years of World Shipping. First Edition

By: BETH, Hans Ludwig, Arnulf HADER, and Robert KAPPEL

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Fairplay Publications, London, 1984, ISBN:0905045610:

Seller ID: 110041


BETH, Hans Ludwig, Arnulf HADER, and Robert KAPPEL. 25 Years of World Shipping. London : Fairplay Publications, (1984). First Edition. Pp [i]-x,1-205,(1). Illustrations, b&w photos, maps and tables in text. 8vo, illustrated olive cardcovers, white lettering to spine. The authors were at the Bremen Institute of Shipping Economics. McConville and Rickaby, Shipping Busi ness and Maritime Economics: An Annotated International Bibliography 106. 'This unique study of modern merchant shipping covers the development of the world's most efficient transportation system during a period that has seen the ... View more info

Ships We See. First Edition

By: BOWEN, Frank C.

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Sampson Low, Marston & Co., London, 1932,:

Seller ID: 111143


BOWEN, Frank C. Ships We See. London : Sampson Low, Marston & Co. Ltd., n.d. First Edition. [ca 1932 : the latest date 1931 in found in the caption ofEmpress of Britain plate, opp.25]. Pp. (4),v-viii,1-311,(1) + 32 leaves of plates of b&w photos. 8vo, light blue-grey cloth, black lettering to front & spine. Frank Charles Bowen (b.1894). Sections : 1. Giant Express Liners 2. Big Long Distance Liners; 3. Cabin and Intermediate Liners; 4. Cargo Steamers and Motorships; 5. Tankers; 6. Packet and Passenger Coasters; 7. Train Ferries; 8. Excursion and River Steamers; 9. Big Sailing Ships [with mwnti... View more info

Manual for Naval Cadets. Third Edition.

By: BOYD, John M'Neil

Price: $500.00

Publisher: Longman, Green, Longman, Roberts, & Green, London , 1864,:

Seller ID: 110844


BOYD, John M'Neil. A Manual for Naval Cadets. Third Edition. London : Longman, Green, Longman, Roberts, & Green, 1864. Third Edition. Pp (6),[vii]-xx,[1]-543,(1) + colour plates. Also illustrated with drawings, technical diagrams and tables to text. 8vo, dark blue pressed cloth, gilt lettering to spine, blind-stamped crown-and-anchor to front and rear boards. The half-title page and the spine have it as The Naval Cadet's Manual. John Mc'Neil Boyd, R.N. (b. 1812, Derry / Londonderry -d. February 9, 1861), Captain of HMS Ajax (1809) died in the "Boyd disaster" 1861, Dún Laoghaire, Irela... View more info

English Prison Hulks. First Edition, green cloth, in dustjacket

By: BRANCH-JOHNSON, W.

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Christopher Johnson, London, 1957,:

Seller ID: 110874


BRANCH-JOHNSON, W. English Prison Hulks. With a Foreword by Hugh J. Klare, Secretary of The Howard League for Penal Reform. London : Christopher Johnson, (1957). First Edition. Pp (4),v-x,1-205,(1) + frontispiece + 4 leaves of plates. One illustration in the text. 8vo, green cloth, gilt lettering tospine. Priority of cloth colour unknown. William Branch-Johnson (b. Octobe r 20, 1893, in Walthamstow, Essex, England - d. April 6, 1979). "Just over one hundred years ago— on 14th July, 1857 — the last of the English prison hulks, the Defence, was destroyed by fire at Wooiwich. . Nearly eve... View more info

English Prison Hulks. First Edition, blue cloth, in dustjacket

By: BRANCH-JOHNSON, W.

Price: $70.00

Publisher: Christopher Johnson, London, 1957,:

Seller ID: 110872


BRANCH-JOHNSON, W. English Prison Hulks. With a Foreword by Hugh J. Klare, Secretary of The Howard League for Penal Reform. London : Christopher Johnson, (1957). First Edition. Pp (4),v-x,1-205,(1) + frontispiece + 4 leaves of plates. One illustration in the text. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Priority of cloth colour unknown. William Branch-Johnson (b. October20, 1893, in Walthamstow, Essex, England - d. April 6, 1979). "Just over o ne hundred years ago— on 14th July, 1857 — the last of the English prison hulks, the Defence, was destroyed by fire at Wooiwich. . Nearly ever... View more info

Chesapeake Bay Sailing Craft

By: BREWINGTON, M. V.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Maryland Historical Society and Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum, 1966,:

Seller ID: 111961


BREWINGTON, M. V. Chesapeake Bay : A Pictorial Maritime History. [No place]: Maryland Historical Society and Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum, (1966). Printed at The Anthoensen Press, Portland, Maine. Unpaginated. Pp. [16]. Illustrated Small 8vo, stapled blue cardcoveres. A small illustrated pamphletwith short entries on the log canoe, the sloop, the schooner, the pungy, t he scow, the bugeye, the skiffs, the ram and the skipjack. Light cover wearelse very good. 20.00 View more info

Admiral of the Fleet, Sir Provo W. P. Wallis ; A Memoir. First Edition.

By: BRIGHTON, J.G.

Price: $450.00

Publisher: Hutchinson & Co,, London, 1892,:

Seller ID: 110936


BRIGHTON, J.G., m.d. Admiral of the Fleet, Sir Provo W. P. Wallis ; A Memoir. With Numerous Illustrations, Charts, &c. London : Hutchinson & Co., 1892. First Edition. Pp (6),[vii]-xiv,(2),[3]-299,(3) + portrait frontispiece. The 13 plates (two of which are charts) are included in the pagination. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt device to front board, gilt lettering to spine, t.e.g. Catalogue of the Library of the National Maritime Museum, Vol 2. Biography 1412; Perrin, Admiralty Library : Subject Catalogue of Printed Books : Part I : Historical Section, p.57; Myron Smith, The American Navy, 1789-1860 : A... View more info

Silver Swimmer : The Struggle for Survival of the Wild Atlantic Salmon. First Edition in dustjacket.

By: BUCK, Richard

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Lyons & Burford, New York, 1993, ISBN:1558212515:

Seller ID: 43434


BUCK, Richard. Silver Swimmer: The Struggle for Survival of the Wild Atlantic Salmon. (New York) : Lyons & Burford, (1993). First Printing. Pp (5),vi-xvi,(2),3-416. 8vo, red spine, with blue boards, cream lettering to spine. "Silver Swimmer is the dramatic chronicle of the monumental struggle to conserve and restore the great Atlantic salmon during the last half of the twentieth century. It if written by the person who led the campaigns and who has been called (by Marshall Field) the man who 'knows more about Atlantic salmon from a conservation point of view than anyone alive today.'" ... View more info

H.M.S. Victory : Building, Restoration & Repair. First Edition in dustjacket, with boxed plans.

By: BUGLER, Arthur Victory Advisory Technical Committee.

Price: $600.00

Publisher: Ministry of Defence (Navy) / HMSO / Her Majesty's Stationery Office , 1966,:

Seller ID: 35379


BUGLER, Arthur. H.M.S. Victory : Building, Restoration & Repair. by Arthur Bugler, O.B.E., Late Constructor, H.M. Dockyard, Portsmouth. With the approval of The Victory Technical Committee. London : Her Majesty's Stationery Office, 1966. First Edition. Printed at the University Printing House, Cambridge,. Two Volumes. Pp (6),vii-xix,(1),1-382,(2) + colour frontispiece + 52pages of b&w plates. Many drawings in the text. 17 folding plans in matchi ng box. Large 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spines, gilt decoration tofront board of text volume. Oddly this is not found in Cowie. Arthur Rober ... View more info

Henley Royal Regatta : A Celebration of 150 Years. First Edition in dustjacket.

By: BURNELL, Richard

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Stanley Paul, London, 1989, ISBN:0434981346:

Seller ID: 110686


BURNELL, Richard. Henley Royal Regatta : A Celebration of 150 Years. (London) : William Heinemann in Association with Gieves & Hawkes, (1989). First Edition. Pp (14),[3]-226,(2). Double column. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt letteringto spine. "Henley Royal Regatta celebrates the 150th anniversary of its fo undation on March 25 1989. From small beginnings Henley has become the world's most famous and prestigious rowing event; in Britain it has grown to bea national institution. Richard Burnell has written the official history o f this great sporting and social occasion. It follows the growth of the... View more info