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Sam Dykes Marine Engineer. in poor dj

By: ALCOCK, D. G. Chatto Career Book for Boys

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Chattos and Windus, 1959,:

Seller ID: 47326


ALCOCK, D. G. Sam Dykes Marine Engineer. L: Chattos and Windus, 1959. Pp. 141. 8vo, blue cloth. A Chattos Career Book for Boys A young apprentice's dream of life at sea becomes a reality, when he finally recieves his Chief's ticket in marine engineering. Some browning to lower spine, faint brown spotting to endpapers and first few leaves, else vg in poor dj (tape repair across front panel, lower 3 inches of rear panel missing, spine ends and edges chipped, tear to front fold, rubbed). 35.00 View more info

Boy's Hakluyt

By: BACON, Edwin M. HAKLUYT, Richard)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons, New York, 1910,:

Seller ID: 55605


BACON, Edwin M. The Boy's Hakluyt : English Voyages of Adventure and Discovery. NY: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1910. Pp. 401, frontis., + 15 leaves of plates. Includes chapters on the voyages of Cabot, Drake, Frobisher, Gilbertand more. Front inner hinge cracked, else vg. 30.00 View more info

Lively Poll : A Tale of the North Sea

By: BALLANTYNE, R. M.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: James Nisbet & Co., Limited, London, 0,:

Seller ID: 63079


BALLANTYNE, R. M. The Lively Poll : A Tale of the North Sea. London : JamesNisbet & Co., Limited, [n.d.]. Pp. 128, frontispiece, including plates 8vo , red pictorial cloth with gilt lettering to front and gilt title block to spine. See Quayle, R.M. Ballantyne: A Bibliography of First Editions p.113 for the 1886 first edition. Moderately rubbed, inner hinges cracked, light spotting and smudging throughout. As is. 30.00 View more info

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

Tall Ship: On Other Naval Occasions

By: BARTIMEUS

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Cassell and Company, Ltd., London, 1916,:

Seller ID: 62925


BARTIMEUS. A Tall Ship : On Other Naval Occasions. London: Cassell and Company, Ltd., (1916). Seventh Printing (Apr 1916). Pp. 190. Small 8vo, illustrated light blue cloth. Contents: 1. Crab-Pots ; 2. The Drum ; 3. A Captain's Forenoon ; 4. The Seven-Bell Boat ; 5. The King's Pardon ; 6. An Off-Shore Wind ; 7. The Day ; 8. The Mummers ; 9. Crummy-Ships ; 10. The Higher Claim. Covers and spine browned, minor bumping and wear to edges, small spot to front, name, else vg. 20.00 View more info

Tall Ship on Other Naval Occasions. as is.

By: BARTIMEUS

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Cassell and Company Ltd., London, 1918,:

Seller ID: 73129


BARTIMEUS. A Tall Ship on Other Naval Occasions . London: Cassell and Company, Ltd., (1918). Later printing. Pp. [1]-191,(1). 8vo, decorated blue cloth with dark blue lettering to front and spine. Inner hinges cracked (and tender intermittently throughout), frayed two-inch split to head of top outerhinge, boards rubbed and soiled, bottom half of final leaf (after end of t ext) crudely torn out, foxing, edge browned. As is. 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

Beggars of the Sea : A Story of the Dutch Struggle. 1st pr.

By: BEVAN, Tom

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Thomas Nelson, London, 1904,:

Seller ID: 71102


BEVAN, Tom. Beggars of the Sea : A Story of the Dutch Struggle . London: Thomas Nelson, 1904. First Printing. Pp. [i]-viii,(3),10-336, frontis., + 3 p. of plates. Illustrated. 8vo, pictorial brown cloth with gilt lettered blue title blocks to front. Inner hinges cracked (front nearly broken), boardsrubbed with wear to extremities, light foxing and marginal smudging, gift inscription to half-title, else vg. 30.00 View more info

Be Brave, Little Noddy. UK in dj.

By: BLYTON, Enid Noddy Book 13

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Sampson Low, Marston, 0,:

Seller ID: 66892


BLYTON, Enid. Be Brave, Little Noddy!. L.: Sampson Low, Marston & Co., Ltd.and Dennis Dobson, Ltd., [n. d.], [4s. 6d. net]. Pp 60. Small 8vo, green i llustrated paper covered boards. No.13 in the Noddy Book series. Chapters: 1. Round the Corner; 2. Mr. Honk; 3. Be Brave, Little Noddy!; 4. Noddy Finds Some Work; 5. A Dreadful Shock; 6. Good News!; 7. Parp-parp-parp!; 8. Honk! Honk!; 9. Big-Ears is Very Clever. Beautifully illustrated in colour. Cocked, previous name, ow vg in lightly chipped and wrinkled (along top and bottom edges) dj. 40.00 View more info

Shanghaied!

By: CATHERALL, Arthur Boys' and Girls' Library

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Childrens Press, London, 1968,:

Seller ID: 77512


CATHERALL, Arthur. Shanghaied! London: The Childrens Press, (1968). Pp. (4),9-156. 8vo, illustrated blue card covered boards. A volume in the Boys' and Girls' Library. Spine ends nicked, else vg. 10.00 View more info

Strange Adventures of Eric Blackburn. lacking frontis.

By: COLLINGWOOD, Harry PADDAY, C.M., ill.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Blackie and Son, London, 0,:

Seller ID: 76584


COLLINGWOOD, Harry. The Strange Adventures of Eric Blackburn . Illustrated by C.M. Padday. London: Blackie and Son, [n.d.]. Pp. [1]-317,(3), frontis.,+ 5 p. of plates. Illustrated. 8vo, pictorial blue cloth with black letter ing to front and spine. An adventure novel for young adults describing the sailing adventures of the captain of the vessel Yorkshire Lass, and his encounters with storms, island natives, pirates, beasts and more. Lacking frontispiece, quarter-inch tear to head of spine affecting title text, some wear to outer hinges and extremities, else vg. 12.00 View more info

Under Drake's Flag

By: DRAKE, Francis, Sir). HENTY, G. A. HENTY, G. A.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Latimer House, London, 1953,:

Seller ID: 66458


(DRAKE, Francis, Sir). HENTY, G. A. Under Drake's Flag : A Tale of the Spanish Main. L.: Latimer House, (1953). Pp. (1)-256, including frontis. 8vo, red cloth with gilt lettering to spine. A juvenile adventure novel set amid the voyages of Sir Francis Drake. Ex-library (pouch removed, withdrawal sheet to rfep), spine faded, all edges spotted, name, else g. 20.00 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

North Pole and How Charlie Wilson Discovered It. AS IS

By: FROST, Thomas] ORIGINAL JUVENILE LIBRARY OVEREND, W. H.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Griffith and Farran, London, 1876,:

Seller ID: 64703


[FROST, Thomas]. The North Pole, and How Charlie Wilson Discovered It. By the Author of "The Realm of the Ice King," &c; Illustrations by W. H. Overend. L: Griffith and Farran, MDCCLXXVI, [1876]. First Edition. Pp 284, including frontis, + [2] leaves of plates + [32] pp catalogue of the Original Juvenile Library to rear. Illustrated with drawings to text. 8vo, dec. green cloth, with gilt to cover and spine. Original Juvenile Library An adventure novel situated in the Great White North as a young sailor lad sets out to find his father he had long believed to be dead. Covers worn, frayin... View more info

Wreckers of Pengarth. in torn dj.

By: GIBSON, Michael.

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Collins Clear-Type Press, London, 0,:

Seller ID: 57642


GIBSON, Michael. Wreckers of Pengarth. L.: Collins Clear-Type Press, (ca 1950). Pp 190, including frontis. 8vo, blue cloth. In this fast paced novel for young people, two brothers, John and Raymond Trevithick, set out to findthe persons in their village who are responsible for wrecking ships off th e Cornish coast. Covers worn, edges frayed, inkstamp to front free paste-down, pages yellowing, ow vg in chipped (to top and bottom edges) and torn (1½ " tear along the spine) dj. 16.00 View more info

Chapter of Adventures, or, Through the Bombardment of Alexandra

By: HENTY, G. A. OVEREND, W. H.

Price: $70.00

Publisher: Blackie & Son, Limited, London, 0,:

Seller ID: 63794


HENTY, G. A. A Chapter of Adventures, or, Through the Bombardment of Alexandra. Illustrated by W. H. Overend. L.: Blackie & Son, Limited, [n.d.]. Pp. (1)-288, frontis., + 5 p. of plates. 8vo, illustrated green cloth with blueand red lettering to front and spine. The cover illustration is of a small sailboat, airborne and upside-down, after hitting choppy seas. The spine i llustration is of the same overturned vessel, capsized. Minor bumping to spine ends, faint greying to top edge, else vg. 70.00 View more info