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Coxswain's Bride or The Rising Tide : A Tale of the Sea and Other Tales. 6th thousand.

By: BALLANTYNE, R. M. BALLANTYNE, R.M.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: James Nisbet, London, 0,:

Seller ID: 63092


BALLANTYNE, R. M. The Coxswain's Bride or The Rising Tide: A Tale of the Sea and Other Tales. With Illustrations by the Author. Sixth Thousand. London: James Nisbet & Co., n.d. [orginally copyright in 1891 unsure of this edi tion]. Pp 234, including frontispiece, including [16] pp of ads + [3] pp ofplates. 8vo, pictorial brown cloth, gilt to spine and upper board. See Qua yle, R.M. Ballantyne: A Bibliography of First Editions p.97 for the first. In each of the three stories Ballantyne writes about the significance of faith in Christ to the lives of his characters. Two of the stories have a nau... View more info

Gascoyne, the Sandal-Wood Trader : A Tale of the Pacific.

By: BALLANTYNE, R.M.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: James Nisbet, London, 1877,:

Seller ID: 76936


BALLANTYNE, R.M. Gascoyne, the Sandal-Wood Trader : A Tale of the Pacific. London: James Nisbet, 1877. Pp. [i]-vi,[1]-440,(16) of ads. 8vo, pictorial maroon cloth with gilt lettering to spine. See Quayle, R.M. Ballantyne: A Bibliography of First Editions p.51 for the first. Boards heavily rubbed, spine nearly detached, nearly broken in several instances throughout. A poor copy. 10.00 View more info

Battle and the Breeze, or The Fights and Fancies of a British Tar

By: BALLANTYNE, R.M.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: James Nisbet, London, 1905,:

Seller ID: 76724


BALLANTYNE, R.M. The Battle and the Breeze, or The Fights and Fancies of a British Tar. London : James Nisbet, [n.d., ca. 1905]. Pp. (7),12-124,[1]-6 of ads. Illustrated. 8vo, pictorial red cloth. A juvenile nautical adventure book. See Quayle, R.M. Ballantyne: A Bibliography of First Editions p.110for the first. Name in ink to rfep, ffep, front paste-down, and two inside pages. Rear hinge broken and binding of spine has separated from cloth, so me foxing and soiling to pages, some pages torn or missing pieces around edges, soiling to covers, wear to edges, cocked. 10.00 View more info

Sunk at Sea, or, The Adventures of Wandering Will in the Pacific

By: BALLANTYNE, R.M.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: James Nisbet, London, 1905,:

Seller ID: 74469


BALLANTYNE, R.M. Sunk at Sea, or, The Adventures of Wandering Will in the Pacific . London : James Nisbet, [n.d. - ca. 1905?]. Pp. (5),10-128,(2) of ads, frontispiece, including plates. Illustrated. 8vo, brightly illustrated blue cloth. See Quayle, R.M. Ballantyne: A Bibliography of First Editions p.106 for the first edition. Occasional marginal staining throughout, light wear to extremities, some bubbling to rear board, edge spotting, 1905 gift inscription to flyleaf, else very good. 20.00 View more info

Under Sealed Orders : A Naval Adventure

By: BARTIMEUS

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Collins, London and Glasgow , 1953,:

Seller ID: 80053


“BARTIMEUS” Under Sealed Orders : A Naval Adventure. London and Glasgow : Collins, (1953). Pp [1]-256. 8vo, blue cloth, silver lettering to spine, topedge dyed blue. A juvenile novel. Brown staining to bottom edge of cloth , foxing to fore-edge, gift inscription, else very good. 10.00 View more info

Awfully Big Adventure. First Edition

By: BARTIMEUS

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Cassell and Company, Ltd., London, 1919,:

Seller ID: 62904


BARTIMEUS. An Awfully Big Adventure. London : Cassell and Company, Ltd., (1919). First Printing. Pp. 277. 8vo, blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. A collection of short stories and novellas for young adults - some based upon actual events - dealing with the war at sea during the First World War. Contents: 1. An Awfully Big Adventure ; 2. Behind the Veil: The Story of the Q Boats ; 3. "Not in the Presence of the Enemy" ; 4. The Action betweenH. M. S. Prize and German Submarine U-93 ; 5. The Forfeit ; 6. Supper Beer ; 7. The Way They Have ; 8. The Epitaph ; 9. The English Way ; 10. ... View more info

To Sweep the Spanish Main! in dj.

By: EVANS, E.R.G.R., Rear-Admiral

Price: $45.00

Publisher: George G. Harrap, London, 1932,:

Seller ID: 74922


EVANS, E.R.G.R., Rear-Admiral. To Sweep the Spanish Main! . London: George G. Harrap, (1932). Pp. [1]-300,(4), frontis., + 5 p. of plates. Illustrated. Large 8vo, red cloth spine with illustrated paper covered boards, An adventure novel for young adults about pirates on the Spanish main. Foxing throughout, else vg in rubbed, spine-chipped, hinge-split dj. 45.00 View more info

Adrift in a Boat

By: KINGSTON, W.H.G.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Ward, Lock & Co., London, 0,:

Seller ID: 72600


KINGSTON, W.H.G. Adrift in a Boat. London : Ward, Lock & Co., [n.d.]. Pp. (3),6-191,(3), frontispiece. Small 8vo, decorated green cloth with paper pictorial panel to front. William Henry Giles Kingston (b. February 28, 1814, London – d. August 5, 1880, Willesden, Middlesex), prolific English writer of boys' adventure novels. Paper label peeling off the front board at the upper left and lower right-hand corners, foxing to initial and final leaves,binding intermittently tender, some light edgewear, name stamp, else vg. 1 0.00 View more info

Voyage Round the World

By: KINGSTON, W.H.G. Kingston Library)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: T. Nelson and Sons, London, 0,:

Seller ID: 75022


KINGSTON, W.H.G. A Voyage Round the World. London : T. Nelson and Sons, 1877. Pp. [1]-415, frontis., illustrated title page, + 4 p. of plates. Illustrated. 8vo, pictorial blue cloth with gilt title blocks to front and spine. A volume in The Kingston Library. Light spotting to fore- and top-edge, occasional foxing throughout, else very good. 35.00 View more info

Two Shipmates

By: KINGSTON, William H.G. Boys' Adventure Series PRATER, Ernest

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Sheldon Press, London, 0,:

Seller ID: 74908


KINGSTON, William H.G. The Two Shipmates. Illustrated by Ernest Prater. London : The Sheldon Press, [n.d.]. Pp. (2),[1]-160,[1]-16 of ads, frontispiece. 8vo, brightly illustrated grey-green cloth. A volume in the Boys' Adventure Series. A nautical adventure novel, originally published in 1874. Faintedge spotting, gift inscription, else vg in rubbed, nicked, spine-chipped (taking away the "Two" from the spine title), hinge-split, closed-torn, altogether-worn dj. 60.00 View more info

Midshipman, Marmaduke Merry

By: KINGSTON, Wm. H.G.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Street & Smith, New York, 0,:

Seller ID: 75024


KINGSTON, Wm. H.G. The Midshipman, Marmaduke Merry . New York: Street & Smith, [n.d.]. Pp. (6),[1]-201,(1). 8vo, pictorial tan cloth with orange lettering to front and spine. Spine browned and spotted, dark smudge to bottom edge of front board near corner and to top edge of rear board, rear inner hinge cracked, front inner hinge tender, bookplate to front pastedown, occasional foxing, else vg. 25.00 View more info

Sea Chest. US in dj

By: KNIGHT, Frank RILEY, William

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Platt & Munk, 1964,:

Seller ID: 15927


KNIGHT, Frank. The Sea Chest : Stories of Adventure at Sea. Illustrated by William Riley. N.Y.: Platt & Munk, (1964). Pp 206. 8vo, blue cloth. Contents: The Black Lugger; The Hopewell's Tiger; The Sailor of the Sussex; The Flying Dutchman; Captain of the Pork; Eight Bells; Out of the Frying Pan; Port and Starboard; Australian Gold; Distances, Nautical Style; The Brace Innocents; Landsman Beware!; The Pilot; The Vikings; Black Ivory; The Cutty Sark; For Services Rendered; What's in a Name?; "Drake's Drum" by Sir Henry Newbolt. Cloth soiled, remnant of bookplate, else vg in poor, chipped... View more info

Midshipman Rex Carew, V.C.

By: MARGERISON, John S.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Thomas Nelson and Sons, London, 0,:

Seller ID: 77480


MARGERISON, John S. Midshipman Rex Carew, V.C. London : Thomas Nelson and Sons, [n.d.]. Pp. [1]-346,(2), frontispiece + 3 leaves of coloured plates. Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated cream cloth with black lettering to front & spine. Not in Smith & Weller, Sea Fiction Guide. 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 of Steve Holland of Bear Alley Books for this information. A British naval adven... View more info

With Drake on the Spanish Main

By: STRANG, Herbert WEBB, Archibald DRAKE, Francis, Sir)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Henry Frowde, Hodder and Stoughton, London, 1908,:

Seller ID: 77114


STRANG, Herbert. With Drake on the Spanish Main . Illustrated in colour by Archibald Webb. London: Henry Frowde, Hodder & Stoughton, 1908. Pp. [1]-367,(1), (8) of ads, frontis., + 7 leaves of plates and maps. Illustrated. 8vo, pictorial blue-green cloth with gilt lettering to front and spine, all edges dyed blue-green. Boards rubbed with some instances of faint soiling, rear inner hinge cracked, light foxing throughout, else vg. 20.00 View more info

Peter Garner, Cadet

By: WESTERMAN, John F.C.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Ward, Lock & Co., London, 0,:

Seller ID: 76911


WESTERMAN, John F.C. Peter Garner, Cadet. London: Ward, Lock & Co., [n.d. -ca. 1930s]. Pp. [1]-255,(1), frontis., + 3 p. of plates. Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated grey cloth with black lettering to front and spine. A nautical adventure novel for young adults. Ex-library (spine sticker and stamps), m inor splaying to boards, spine slightly browned, inner hinges tender, top edge spotted, else vg. 15.00 View more info

Sea Scouts up-Channel

By: WESTERMAN, Percy F. PADDAY, C.M.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Blackie & Son, London, 0,:

Seller ID: 76910


WESTERMAN, Percy F. Sea Scouts up-Channel. Illustrated by C.M. Padday. London : Blackie & Son, [n.d.]. Pp. [1]-256, frontispiece + 3 p. of plates. Illustrated. 8vo, brown pictorial cloth with black lettering to front and spine. Plate opposite p. 104 missing, spine ends nicked and frayed, outer hinges worn, inner hinges cracked, faint dampstaining to boards, inking to top edge, sticker to flyleaf, else good. 12.00 View more info

Working Their Passage.

By: WESTERMAN, Percy F. SILAS, Ellis

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Blackie, London, 0,:

Seller ID: 66601


WESTERMAN, Percy F. Working Their Passage. Illustrated by Ellis Silas. London : Blackie & Son Limited, [n.d.] Pp 256, including frontispiece + [3] leaves of plates. 8vo, blue cloth, with red titles to spine and front. AnotherSea Scouts adventure novel for boys from the pen of the prolific and well- known British author Percy Westerman. Cocked, wear to edges, inner hinge starting, ex-library with one pen notation to that effect, pages browning, else very good. 20.00 View more info

Captain Starlight. UK in dj

By: WESTERMAN, Percy F. WIGFULL, W. E.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Blackie, 0,:

Seller ID: 65545


WESTERMAN, Percy F. Captain Starlight. Illustrated by W. E. Wigfull. L.: Blackie & Son Limited, [n.d.] Pp 224, including frontis + [3] pp of plates. 8vo, brown cloth, with illustrations to spine and upper board. Another action adventure novel for boys from the pen of the prolific and well-known British author Percy Westerman. Lightly rubbed, front inner hinge cracking and tape-repaired, ow vg in chipped (at spine ends) wrinkled, lower edge of front panel and close-torn (on three folds), dj. 25.00 View more info