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100 Years of Inspiration : The Air Liquide Adventure

By: WAKS, Fabienne HERSZBERG, Catherine `

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Textuel, Paris, 2002,:

Seller ID: 110204


WAKS, Fabienne, with contributions from Catherine HERSZBERG. 100 Years of Inspiration : The Air Liquide Adventure. [Paris] : Textuel, (2002). Pp (1),2-191,(1). Illustrated. 4to, blue cloth spine lettered in black, white decorated paper covered boards lettered in red. Air Liquide is a Paris-based French multinational company which supplies industrial gases and services to various industries including medical, chemical and electronic manufacturers.Founded in 1902, it is the world's second largest supplier of industrial g ases by revenues and has operations in over 80 countries. Of nautical inter... View more info

141 Dives in the Protected Waters of Washington and British Columbia. 2nd pr rev ed.

By: PRATT-JOHNSON, Betty

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Gordon Soules, 1978,:

Seller ID: 65882


PRATT-JOHNSON, Betty. 141 Dives in the Protected Waters of Washington and British Columbia. Vancouver: Gordon Soules Book Publishers, (1978). Second printing of updated edition. Pp 398. Illustrated. 8vo, ill. card covers. Sticker to front cover, else vg. 16.00 View more info

1600 Years Under the Sea. in dj.

By: FALCON-BARKER, Ted, Captain

Price: $20.00

Publisher: David McKay Company, Inc., New York, 1960,:

Seller ID: 64756


FALCON-BARKER, Ted, Captain. 1600 Years Under the Sea . NY: David McKay Company, Inc., (1960). Pp. [10],(1)-225,[3], frontis., + 16 p. of plates. 8vo,blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Anderson 387. An account of the j oint Dutch-Yugoslavia-Cambridge University expedition to examine the remains of the ancient Illyrian city of Epidauros, now submerged off the (former)Yugoslavian port of Cavtat. Stain verso ffep, else vg in chipped, closed-t orn, price-clipped dj. 20.00 View more info

1600 Years Under the Sea. Second Printing in dustjacket.

By: FALCON-BARKER, Ted, Captain

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Frederick Muller, London, 1961,:

Seller ID: 32381


FALCON-BARKER, Ted, Captain. 1600 Years Under the Sea. London : Frederick Muller, (1961). Second Printing. Pp 225. Illustrated. 8vo, green cloth. Anderson 387. Captain Ted Falcon-Barker (b. Australia). An account of the jointDutch-Yugoslavia-Cambridge University expedition to examine the remains of the ancient Illyrian city of Epidauros, now submerged off the (former) Yug oslavian port of Cavtat. Spine and edges slightly sunned, else very good inrubbed, nicked dustjacket. 45.00 View more info

99 Dives from the San Juan Islands in Washington to the Gulf Islands and Vancouver Island in British Columbia. 1st pr.

By: PRATT-JOHNSON, Betty

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Heritage House Publishing, Surrey, BC, 1994, ISBN:189581118x:

Seller ID: 74899


PRATT-JOHNSON, Betty. 99 Dives from the San Juan Islands in Washington to the Gulf Islands and Vancouver Island in British Columbia . (Surrey, BC): Heritage House Publishing, (1994). First Canadian Printing. Pp. [1]-319,(1). Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated blue card covers. Vg. 25.00 View more info

Adventure of North Sea Oil. First Edition

By: COOPER, Bryan GASKELL, T.F.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Heinemann, London, 1976, ISBN:0434283010:

Seller ID: 109185


COOPER, Bryan and T.F. GASKELL. The Adventure of North Sea Oil. London : Heinemann, (1976). First Edition. Pp (10),[1]-293,(1). 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Foreword by Sir Eric Drake. "The discovery of and extraction of oil and gas from beneath the cold, murky floor of Northern seas makes for one ot the most rivetting, dramatic epics of this century. The bookis an extraordinary compound of industrial courage, of scientific research and guesswork, of danger, of human wit challenging nafure for mastery, and honest-to-goodness know-how. The oil venture has cost human lives as we... View more info

Adventure of North Sea Oil. First Edition in dustjacket

By: COOPER, Bryan GASKELL, T.F.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Heinemann, London, 1976, ISBN:0434283010:

Seller ID: 105067


COOPER, Bryan and T.F. GASKELL. The Adventure of North Sea Oil. London : Heinemann, (1976). First Edition. Pp (10),[1]-293,(1). 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Foreword by Sir Eric Drake. "The discovery of and extraction of oil and gas from beneath the cold, murky floor of Northern seas makes for one ot the most rivetting, dramatic epics of this century. The bookis an extraordinary compound of industrial courage, of scientific research and guesswork, of danger, of human wit challenging nafure for mastery, and honest-to-goodness know-how. The oil venture has cost human lives as we... View more info

Adventures of a Sea Hunter : In Search of Famous Shipwrecks.. First Edition in dustjacket.

By: DELGADO, James P. CUSSLER, Clive (foreword)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Douglas & McIntyre, Vancouver, 2004, ISBN:1553650719:

Seller ID: 62935


DELGADO, James P. Adventures of a Sea Hunter : In Search of Famous Shipwrecks. Foreword by Clive Cussler. Vancouver: Douglas & MacIntyre, (2004). First Printing. Pp (10),1-230. Illustrated. 8vo, grey paper covered boards withsilver lettering to spine. Contents: 1. Graveyard of the Pacific: Off Cape Disappointment, Washington ; 2. Pearl Harbor; 3. Sunk by the Atomic Bomb: at Bikini Atoll ; 4. A Cursed Ship: Mutiny on the USS Somers, November 26, 1842; 5. Titanic [pp.62-76]; 6. Carpathia: April 15, 1912; 7. Catherine theGreat's Lost Art: Off Finland, October 4, 1771; 8. Kublai Khan's Lost Flee t... View more info

All About The Labrador Straits Book. Second Edition

By: Tourist Association of the Labrador Straits)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Tourist Association of the Labrador Straits, L'Anse au Clair, Labrador, 1986,:

Seller ID: 111878


(Tourist Association of the Labrador Straits). The All About The Labrador Straits Book. L'Anse au Clair, Labrador : The Tourist Association of the Labrador Straits, 1986). Second Edition. Pp 1-48. Illustrated. Maps. Large 8vo, illustrted black stapled wrappers, lettered in white. Contents : Introduction; Things to Know (insects, time zone, the land, alcohol, financial institutions, medical services, emergency numbers, bush travel); Community Sketches (history, population, location, facilities/services, churches); Accommodations (listed by community; capacities, type of facilities); Where to Ea... View more info

Antarctica : The Last Frontier. pbk.

By: LAWS, Richard

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Boxtree, London, 1991, ISBN:1852831340:

Seller ID: 71818


LAWS, Richard. Antarctica : The Last Frontier. (London): Boxtree, (1991). Pp. [1]-208. Illlustrated. Large 8vo, illustrated blue card covers. Renard, Antarctica 895. An illustrated survey of the Antarctic natural history. Very good. 14.00 View more info

Archaeology of Ships. in dj.

By: JOHNSTONE, Paul Bodley Head Archaeologies) BRAND, Pippa

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Bodley Head, London, 1974, ISBN:0370015797:

Seller ID: 94982


JOHNSTONE, Paul. The Archaeology of Ships. Drawings by Pippa Brand. London:Bodley Head, (1974). Pp. [1]-135,(1), + 8 p. of plates. Illustrated. Large 8vo, blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. A Bodley Head Archaeology. C ontents: 1. The Cheops Ship: a Sealed Pit; 2. Cape Gelidonya: Captain Kemal's Spearhead; 3. Classical Ships: the Sea-bed Robbers; 4. The Kyrenia Ship:Nine Thousand Salted Almonds; 5. Yassi Ada: Bedsteads and Bicycle Spokes; 6. Stone Age Sailors: Pig-bones on the Beach; 7. Viking Ships: the Eight-cowhide Craft; 8. The Ferriby Boats: Blue Clay on the Humber; 9. Sutton Hoo: t... View more info

Archaeology Under Water. First British Edition in dustjacket.

By: BASS, George F. Ancient Peoples and Places, 48)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Thames & Hudson, London, 1966,:

Seller ID: 103658


BASS, George F. Archaeology Under Water. London : Thames & Hudson, (1966). First British Edition. Pp. (4),5-224. Illustrated. 8vo, green cloth with gilt lettering to spine, top edge dyed green. volume 48 in the Ancient Peoples and Places series. The author's account of a life conducting underwater archaeological expeditions, with thrilling narrations outlining the excavation of Yassi Ada in Turkey, among others. Chapters : 1. Introduction; 2. Working in the Underwater Environment; 3. Underwater Search and Survey; 4. Draining and Raising Operations; 5. The Salvaging of Artifacts ; 6. Mapping an... View more info

Arctic Divers

By: EARL, Ronald Arctic in Colour 04:3 McNEIL, Helen HUME, Steve

Price: $7.00

Publisher: 1975,:

Seller ID: 41787


EARL, Ronald. "Arctic Divers". An article in Arctic in Colour , Vol. 2, No.2, Winter 1975. Pp.6-12. Double column. Published by the Government of the Northwest Territories, Department of Information. Also : Helen McNeil's "Arctic Voyageurs" on canoeing (pp.32-36); Steve Hume's "Fortress of the Walking Giants" on Fort Prince of Wales (pp.15-21); others. Vg. For the issue. 7.00 View more info

Atlantic Diver Guide: Volume I: Newfoundland and St. Pierre

By: BARRON, David N.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Atlantic Diver, St. John's, 1988, ISBN:0969314108:

Seller ID: 3023


BARRON, David N. Atlantic Diver Guide: Volume I: Newfoundland and St. Pierre. Plus: Atlantic Shipwreck List - 1565 to 1883. St.John's : Atlantic Diver, 1988. Pp (2),3-224. Illustrated, maps. 8vo, trade paperback with pale blue spine. Includes map and diving information for over sixty wrecks and reefs off the cost of Newfoundland and St. Pierre. Contents: 1. West Coast (11 sites); 2. Central Newfoundland (15 sites); 3. Burin Peninsula (6 sites); 4. St. Pierre (6 sites); 5. Avalon Peninsula (24 sites). Covers lightly rubbed, else very good. 15.00 View more info

Atlantic Diver Guide: Volume III: Prince Edward Island and The Magdalen Islands

By: BARRON, David N.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Atlantic Diver, St. John's, NF, 1988, ISBN:0969314124:

Seller ID: 4939


BARRON, David N. Atlantic Diver Guide: Volume III: Prince Edward Island andthe Magdalen Islands. Plus: Atlantic Shipwreck List - 1911 to 1954. St.Joh n's : Atlantic Diver, 1988. Pp [1]-208. Illustrated, maps. 8vo, illustratedpale blue card covers. Vg. 15.00 View more info

Atlas of Shipwrecks and Treasure : The History, Location, and Treasures of Ships Lost at Sea. 1st US in dj.

By: PICKFORD, Nigel

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Dorling Kindersley, New York, 1994, ISBN:1564585999:

Seller ID: 71115


PICKFORD, Nigel. The Atlas of Shipwrecks and Treasure : The History, Location, and Treasures of Ships Lost at Sea . New York: Dorling Kindersley, (1994). First US Printing. Pp. [1]-200. Illustrated. Double column. 4to, illustrated white card covered boards with like jacket. A vividly illustrated presentation of some of the more prominent shipwrecks throughout history, fromthe times of the Greeks to the end of the Second World War. Vg in nicked d j. 35.00 View more info

Beneath Tropic Seas : A Record of Diving Among the Coral Reefs of Haiti. 2nd US

By: BEEBE, William

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Putnam, New York, 1928,:

Seller ID: 88598


BEEBE, William. Beneath Tropic Seas : A Record of Diving Among the Coral Reefs of Haiti. With sixty illustrations. New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, (September 1928). Second Printing. Pp. (8),v-xiii,(1),1-234, colour frontis., 37p. of black and white plates and 1 map leaf. 8vo, green cloth with gilt ti tle block to front, gilt lettering to spine. See Berra, William Beebe: An Annotated Bibliography XIV. Anderson 81. Faint dampstain to all edges of boards, gilt lettering wearing away from spine, name, as is. 15.00 View more info

Bermuda Shipwrecks

By: BERG, Daniel & Denise.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Aqua Explorers Inc.,, East Rockway, N.Y., 1991, ISBN:0961616741:

Seller ID: 105392


BERG, Daniel & Denise. Bermuda Shipwrecks : A Vacationing Diver's Guide to Bermuda's Shipwrecks. Foreword by Teddy Tucker. (East Rockway, N.Y. : Aqua Explorers Inc., 1991). Pp [i]-viii,9-72. Illustrated throughout. Map. Index. 8vo, photo-illustrated blue card covers, lettered in white. Hallett, Bermuda in Print : A Guide to the Printed Literature on Bermuda, 2nd ed., p.25.Very good. 15.00 View more info

Beyond the Reefs : Adventures in the Seychelles. pbk.

By: TRAVIS, William Century Travellers series

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Arrow, London, 1990, ISBN:0099749904:

Seller ID: 96130


TRAVIS, William. Beyond the Reefs : Adventures in the Seychelles. London: Arrow Books, (1990). First Paperback Printing. Pp. (14),15-384. With maps totext. 8vo, illustrated blue card covers. A volume in the Century Traveller s series. Includes both "Shark for Sale" and "Beyond the Reefs". "An inveterate adventurer and explorer, William Travis abandoned his flying career for the sun-llit seas of the Indian Ocean -- to dive for saleable shell off the coast of remote Seychelles. There he found a world apart, one which tourists were yet to discover; where extraordinarily beauti... View more info

Blowdown. First Edition in dustjacket

By: MacHARDY, Charles

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Collins, London, 1978,:

Seller ID: 23335


MacHARDY, Charles. Blowdown. London : Collins, 1978. First Printing. Pp 279. 8vo, blue cloth. A novel. "MacHardy turns to the world of North Sea diving [...]. The principal character in Blowdown, Douglas Holden, is a leading diver for a medium-size Scottish firm that specializes in deep sea work foran American oil company, and it is around Holden that not only the main st ory is woven but the entire world of an oil rig under way is created." - from the dj. Owner's inkstamp, else very good in price-clipped dustjacket. 25.00 View more info