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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

Bermuda. First Edition in dustjacket.

By: JACKSON, John J. Islands Series

Price: $20.00

Publisher: David & Charles / Hippocrene Books, Newton Abbot, 1988, ISBN:0715389211:

Seller ID: 20929


JACKSON, John J. Bermuda. Newton Abbot : David & Charles / N.Y.: HippocreneBooks, (1988). First Printing. Pp. (6),7-208, including plates. Illustrate d. 8vo, blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. In The Islands Series. Hallett, Bermuda in Print : A Guide to the Printed Literature on Bermuda, 2nd ed., p.114. "In keeping with volumes in the Islands series, 'Bermuda' captures many particulars which are not available in any one previous book. It is for enquiring general readers who want to look behind the scenes of tourist brochures; either for reference and general intereste or with a view... View more info

In the Eye of All Trade : Bermuda, Bermudians, and the Maritime Atlantic World, 1680-1783. Second Printing in dustjacket.

By: JARVIS, Michael J.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Omohundro Institute of Early American / University of North Carolina Press, Chapel Hill, 2011, ISBN:9780807833216:

Seller ID: 115469


JARVIS, Michael J. In the Eye of All Trade: Bermuda, Bermudians, and the Maritime Atlantic World, 1680-1783. Chapel Hill : Published for the OmohundroInstitute of Early American History and Culture, Williamsburg, Virginia by the University of North Carolina Press, 2011. Second Printing. Pp (18),1-6 84,(2). With maps and illustrations in the text. Thick 8vo, tan cloth, bluelettering to spine. "in an exploration of the oceanic connections of the A tlantic world, Michael J. Jarvis recovers a mariner's view of early Americaas seen through the eyes of Bermuda's seafarers. The first social histo... View more info

Hurrah for the Life of the Sailor ! : Fifty Years in the Royal Navy. FirstEdition, Signed

By: KENNEDY, W.R., Vice-Admiral. KENNEDY, William, Vice-Admiral Sir

Price: $350.00

Publisher: William Blackwood and Sons, Edinburgh and London, 1900,:

Seller ID: 103402


KENNEDY, William, Vice-Admiral Sir, K.C.B. Hurrah for the Life of a Sailor ! : Fifty Years in the Royal Navy. Edinburgh and London : William Blackwoodand Sons, 1900. Pp (6), [v]-xiv, [1]-356, + portrait frontispiece + 22 pla tes. Some illustrations in the text. 8vo (5.5 by 8.0 inches), navy blue cloth, gilt decoration of H.M.S. Rodney heading leftr on front board, gilt lettering to spine. O'Dea 1253. Newfoundland : 208-220 of Chapter XIV "The Druid". There are remarks on the fisheries, hunting, the magisterial duties ofnaval captains in Newfoundland waters ("the sailor as J.P."... View more info

Hurrah for the Life of the Sailor ! : Fifty Years in the Royal Navy. Cheaper Edition

By: KENNEDY, W.R., Vice-Admiral. KENNEDY, William, Vice-Admiral Sir

Price: $125.00

Publisher: William Blackwood and Sons, Edinburgh and London, 1901,:

Seller ID: 103631


KENNEDY, William, Vice-Admiral Sir, K.C.B. Hurrah for the Life of a Sailor ! : Fifty Years in the Royal Navy. Edinburgh and London : William Blackwoodand Sons, 1901. Pp (4), [v]-xiv, [1]-356,[1]-32(publisher's catalogue) + p ortrait frontispiece + 22 plates. Some illustrations in the text. 8vo (5.5 by 7.75 inches), blue cloth, black decoration of H.M.S. Rodney heading right on front board, gilt lettering to spine. O'Dea 1253. Newfoundland : 208-220 of Chapter XIV "The Druid". There are remarks on the fisheries, hunting,the magisterial duties of naval captains in Newfoundland waters (&#... View more info

Who Sank Surcouf? The Truth about the Disappearance of the Pride of the French Navy. First Edition in dustjacket.

By: RUSBRIDGER, James

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Century, London, 1991, ISBN:0712639756:

Seller ID: 15552


RUSBRIDGER, James. Who Sank Surcouf?: The Truth about the Disappearance of the Pride of the French Navy. London : Century (1991). First Printing. Pp. (6),vii-xiii,(1),1-209,(1) + 8 pages of photos. Index. 8vo, blue cloth withsilver lettering to spine. "At 3pm on the afternoon of 12 February 1942, t he French Submarine 'Surcouf', then the largest submarine in service with any navy, sailed from Bermuda bound for Tahiti via the Panama Canal. On board were 129 French officers and men, and three members of a Royal Navy liaison team. From the moment she left Bermuda, 'Surcouf' was never seen aga... View more info

Who Sank Surcouf? The Truth about the Disappearance of the Pride of the French Navy. First Edition in dustjacket.

By: RUSBRIDGER, James

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Century, London, 1991, ISBN:0712639756:

Seller ID: 111661


RUSBRIDGER, James. Who Sank Surcouf?: The Truth about the Disappearance of the Pride of the French Navy. London : Century (1991). First Printing. Pp. (6),vii-xiii,(1),1-209,(1) + 8 pages of photos. Index. 8vo, blue cloth withsilver lettering to spine. "At 3pm on the afternoon of 12 February 1942, t he French Submarine 'Surcouf', then the largest submarine in service with any navy, sailed from Bermuda bound for Tahiti via the Panama Canal. On board were 129 French officers and men, and three members of a Royal Navy liaison team. From the moment she left Bermuda, 'Surcouf' was never seen aga... View more info

Home on the Deep; or, The Mariner's Trials on the Dark Blue Sea. By A Son of the Ocean

By: Son of the Ocean

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Higgins, Bradley & Dayton, Boston, 1857,:

Seller ID: 88577


(Son of the Ocean). A Home on the Deep; or, The Mariner's Trials on the Dark Blue Sea. By A Son of the Ocean. Boston : Higgins, Bradley & Dayton, 1857. Pp [i]-xii,(1),14-483,(3), frontis. Text Illustrations. 8vo, black pressed cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Contents : Early Discoveries; Columbus; Magellan; Sir Francis Drake; The Spanish Wreck; Dampier; A Man Overboard; Captain Woods Rogers; Story of Alexander Selkirk; A Scene off Bermuda; Captain John Clipperton; Ferocity of the Polar Bear; Le Maire and Schouten; The Florida; Commodore Anson; Fishing on the Grand Bank; Byron; A Tale of the Se... View more info

Bermuda: Today and Yesterday : 1503-1978. Second Edition in dustjacket.

By: TUCKER, Terry

Price: $25.00

Publisher: 1979,:

Seller ID: 24302


TUCKER, Terry. Bermuda: Today and Yesterday : 1503-1978. London : Robert Hale / Bermuda: Baxter's, (1979). Second Edition. Pp 219, illustrated with 28plates. 8vo, blue cloth. Hallett, Bermuda in Print : A Guide to the Printe d Literature on Bermuda, 2nd ed., p.201. Chapters: 1. The Unknown and Uninhabited Isles; 2. The Shunned and Dreaded Coast 1503-1609; 3. The Earthly Paradise; 4. Struggle for Survival; 5. Lean Times; 6. American Revolution andWar of 1812; 7. Great Social and Economic Changes; 8. American Civil War a nd Aftermath; 9. Agriculture and the Beginnings of Tourism; 10. Sport in Be... View more info

Bermuda's Story. 7th printing in dustjacket

By: TUCKER, Terry

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Bermuda Book Stores, Hamilton, Bermuda, 1970,:

Seller ID: 105047


TUCKER, Terry. Bermuda's Story. With line drawings by the author. Hamilton,Bermuda : The Bermuda Book Stores, (1970). Seventh Impression. Pp (4),5-21 3,(3). 8vo, rose cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Hallett, Bermuda in Print : A Guide to the Printed Literature on Bermuda, 2nd ed., p.199. A brief history of Bermuda from the seventeenth century, enlivened by discussions of genealogy and local folkways. Contents : Preface. 1. The isolated lonely isle. The American colonics. Relief Fleet under Admiral Sir George Somers. Shipwreck of its flagship the Sea Venture on Bermuda's coast. Fate of the rema... View more info

Bermuda's Story. Third Printing in dustjacket

By: TUCKER, Terry

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Bermuda Book Stores, Hamilton, Bermuda, 1962,:

Seller ID: 35545


TUCKER, Terry. Bermuda's Story. With line drawings by the author. Hamilton,Bermuda : The Bermuda Book Stores, (1962). Third Printing. Pp (4),5-200. 8 vo, green cloth, gilt lettering. With map end-papers. Hallett, Bermuda in Print : A Guide to the Printed Literature on Bermuda, 2nd ed., p.199. Terry Tucker, O.B.E. (b. Isle of Wight) married a Bermudian and made the island her permanent home. A brief history of Bermuda from the seventeenth century,enlivened by discussions of genealogy and local folkways. Preface. 1. The isolated lonely isle. The American colonics. Relief Fleet under Admiral SirG... View more info

Adventurers of Bermuda : A history of the island from its discovery until the dissolution of the Somers Island Company in 1684. 2nd UK no dj

By: WILKINSON, Henry

Price: $70.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press, 1958,:

Seller ID: 67777


WILKINSON, Henry C. The Adventurers of Bermuda : A history of the island from its discovery until the dissolution of the Somers Island Company in 1684. Second Edition. L.: Oxford University Press, 1958. Pp 421. Illustrated. Lg.Fldg.Map in rear pocket. 8vo, blue cloth. Hallett, Bermuda in Print : A Guide to the Printed Literature on Bermuda, 2nd ed., p.213. Spine sunned, else vg. 70.00 View more info

Adventurers of Bermuda : A history of the island from its discovery until the dissolution of the Somers Island Company in 1684. 1st pr of 2nd UK ed in dj

By: WILKINSON, Henry

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Oxford, 1958,:

Seller ID: 87061


WILKINSON, Henry C. The Adventurers of Bermuda : A history of the island from its discovery until the dissolution of the Somers Island Company in 1684. Second Edition. L.: Oxford University Press, (1958). First Printing of the Second Edition. Pp 421. Illustrated. Lg.Fldg.Map in rear pocket. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt decoration to front and gilt lettering to spine. A couple of sunned spots to rear board, else very good in rubbed, nicked dust jacket. 50.00 View more info

Story of Bermuda and Her People. Third Edition

By: ZUILL, W.S.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Macmillan Caribbean, Oxford, 2005, ISBN:0333737784:

Seller ID: 113350


ZUILL, W.S. The Story of Bermuda and her People. (Oxford) : Caribbean, (2005). Third Edition, Eighth Printing. Pp. (2),iii-xiii,(1),[1]-259,(7). Illustrated. 8vo, photo-illustrated red cardcovers. See Hallett, Bermuda in Print : A Guide to the Printed Literature on Bermuda, 2nd ed., p. 222 for earlier editions. Part I. Pre-Settlement Bermuda. 1. The Curtain Rises; 2. The Great Storm; 3. Mutinies and Murders. Part II. The Archipelago. 4. The FirstBeginnings; 5. The Sea and the Weather. Part III. Story of the Bermuda Peo ple. 6. Outline of Bermuda History; 7. The First Settlers; 8. The Company's... View more info