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Translations of Marine Technical Terms. green cloth.


Price: $100.00

Publisher: C. H. Bailey,, 0,:

Seller ID: 58285

C. H. BAILEY. Translations of Marine Technical Terms : In English, German, French, Italian, Spanish, and Norwegian. Newport: C. H. Bailey, [ca. 1900].Pp 376 + [4] pp of plates. Oblong 8vo, printed green cloth. "5, 200 techni cal terms [...] of engines, boilers, & hull of steamers, stores, & commercial terms." -from the cover. The Contents of the book is set up in the following manner. A topic is listed in English and then followed by the other languages. Contents: Phraseology...; Technical...; Ship-chandlers...; Iron ship terms...; Ship names...; Equipment Terms...; Boiler names...; Bo... View more info

Discovering Sailing Ships. First Edition in dj.


Price: $40.00

Publisher: University of London Press, London, 1955,:

Seller ID: 28927

FRANCE, C.R. Discovering Sailing Ships. London : University of London Press, (1955). First Edition. Pp(4),5- 128, frontispiece + 10 pages of photographs. Many illustrations in the text/. 8vo, blue cloth. In the Discovery Reference Books series written for younger readers . A laudable attempt to get as much of the culture of sail between the covers of a single slim volume. The book surveys surviving sailing craft, gives an overview of their historical development, anatomizes their physical components, and introduces their technical language in a glossary. "[...] sketches of all kinds of sai... View more info

Royal Navy Language. in dj.

By: HARD, John

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Book Guild, Lewes, Sussex, 1991, ISBN:0863325580:

Seller ID: 81174

HARD, John. Royal Navy Language. [Dj adds: Over 3,000 terms and expressionsexplained]. (Lewes, Sussex): Book Guild, (1991). Pp. (6),7-310,(2). 8vo, b lue cloth with gilt lettering and tooling to spine. From the "Preventer Guy" to the "Foul Anchor" (and numerous others in between), this handy glossary of several thousand seafaring terms is arranged by category, with sections dealing with Ranks, Rates and Jobs, Anchoring, Ropework, Navy Slang, plusmany other topics. Vg in lightly spine-bumped, unclipped dj. 30.00 View more info

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Royal Navy in World War Two : An Annotated Bibliography. First Edition in dustjacket

By: LAW, Derek G

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Greenhill Books, London, 1988, ISBN:1853670022:

Seller ID: 34142

LAW, Derek G. The Royal Navy in World War Two : An Annotated Bibliography. (London) : Greenhill Books, (1988). First Edition. Pp (18),[19]-305,(3). 8vo, blue cloth, silver lettering to spine. Myron Smith World War II at Sea (1974-1989) 46. "[The] first-ever comprehensive annotated bibliography of all primary and secondary published monographs describing the role of British, Dominion and minor Allied forces in the naval war against the Axis. Basedon the exploits of the Royal Navy, the book also covers the other groups i nvolved in the war at sea, such as Coastal Command, the Merchant Navy a... View more info

Sea Grammar : With the Plaine Exposition of Smitsh Accidence for Young Sea-Men, Enlarged.

By: SMITH, John, Captain. GOELL, Kermit, ed.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Michael Joseph, London, 1970, ISBN:0718105885:

Seller ID: 104713

SMITH, John, Captain. A Sea Grammar : With the Plaine Exposition of Smitsh Accidence for Young Sea-Men, Enlarged. Written by Captaine John Smith, sometimes Gouernour of Virginia, and Admirall of New-England. Edited by Kermit Goell. London: Michael Joseph, (1970). First thus printing. Originally published in 1627. Pp. (4),v-xxxii,1-113,(3), portrait frontispiece, + 5 p. of black and white plates. Illustrated. Decorated endpapers. 8vo, brown cloth spine with white cloth boards, gilt decoration to front board, gilt lettering to spine. "Uncorrected Proof Copy / Provisional Publication Date / O... View more info