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1960 Supplement to North Atlantic Seaway. 1st pr of suppl. in dj.

By: BONSOR, N.R.P.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Stephenson and Sons, Prescot, Lancashire, 1960,:

Seller ID: 76408


BONSOR, N.R.P. 1960 Supplement to North Atlantic Seaway . Prescot, Lancashire: Stephenson & Sons, June 1960. First Printing of the supplement. Pp. (2),643-692, + 2 p. of plates. Illustrated. 8vo, limp blue cloth with no lettering to front or spine. An addendum to Bonsor's 1955 publication North Atlantic Seaway, with corrections (by page), providing up-to-date information on trans-Atlantic shipping (without having to republish a 600-page volume). Vg in rubbed, nicked, price-clipped dj. 30.00 View more info

25 Years of World Shipping. First Edition

By: BETH, Hans Ludwig, Arnulf HADER, and Robert KAPPEL

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Fairplay Publications, London, 1984, ISBN:0905045610:

Seller ID: 110041


BETH, Hans Ludwig, Arnulf HADER, and Robert KAPPEL. 25 Years of World Shipping. London : Fairplay Publications, (1984). First Edition. Pp [i]-x,1-205,(1). Illustrations, b&w photos, maps and tables in text. 8vo, illustrated olive cardcovers, white lettering to spine. The authors were at the Bremen Institute of Shipping Economics. McConville and Rickaby, Shipping Busi ness and Maritime Economics: An Annotated International Bibliography 106. 'This unique study of modern merchant shipping covers the development of the world's most efficient transportation system during a period that has seen the ... View more info

50 ar till sjoss : En Skrift om Färjeleden Trelleborg-Sassnitz.

By: Liners - Sweden)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Tryckt hos Esselte AB, 1959,:

Seller ID: 25754


(Liners - Sweden). 50 år till sjöss : En Skrift om Färjeleden Trelleborg-Sassnitz. (Stockholm : Tryckt hos Esselte AB, July 1959). Pp 32. 8vo, card covers. Vg. 10.00 View more info

A Vision of Greatness : The History of Milford, 1790-1990. First Edition in dustjacket, Signed.

By: McKAY, K.D.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Brace Harvatt Associates / Gulf Oil Britain Limited, Haverfordwest, Dyfed, ISBN:0951521101: 1989

Seller ID: 113973

ISBN: 0951521101


McKAY, K.D., Wing-Commander, R.A.F., (Retd.). A Vision of Greatness : The History of Milford, 1790-1990. ( Haverfordwest, Dyfed) : Brace Harvatt Associates in association with Gulf Oil Britain Limited, (1989). First Edition. Pp (2),[iii]-xv,(3),[3]-397,(3). With maps and many b&w illustrations in the text. 8vo, black cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Wing-Commander Kenneth D. McKay. Foreword. Part I. A Grand Design 1790-1809. 1. The Complex Mixture : The Proprietary Town - The British Connection - The Quaker Connection - The French Connection - The ... View more info

ABC of Coastal Passenger Ships, 1956. 1st pr.

By: LE FLEMING, H.M. Ian Allan ABC

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Ian Allan, London, 1956,:

Seller ID: 76035


LE FLEMING, H.M. ABC of Coastal Passenger Ships, 1956 . London: Ian Allan, 1956. First UK Printing. Pp. [1]-56. Illustrated. Small 8vo, illustrated stapled brown, black and green card covers. A volume in the Ian Allan ABC series. Some light edge-nicking with minor rubbing to covers, else vg. 25.00 View more info

Adventures, Blizzards, and Coastal Calamities. First Edition in dustjacket

By: SNOW, Edward Rowe SLOCUM, Joshua) DARLING, Grace ROWSON, Susanna

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Dodd, Mead, New York, 1978, ISBN:0396076343:

Seller ID: 32026


SNOW, Edward Rowe. Adventures, Blizzards, and Coastal Calamities. New York : Dodd, Mead, (1978). First Printing. Pp 275 + 8 p of plates. 8vo, green cloth. Edward Rowe Snow (b. August 22, 1902 Winthrop, Massachusetts - d. April 10, 1982 Boston). Another selection of nautical prodigies and oddities selected and retold by the prolific Mr. Snow. This time including the fate ofthe Mary Celeste (pp.158-176), the appalling wreck of the White Star liner Atlantic near Halifax(pp.91-99; the history of Minot's Light (pp.57-77), J oshua Slocum (pp.100-110) and the loss of the Thomas W. Lawson (1907, pp.22... View more info

Alaska by Cruise Ship : The Complete Guide to the Alaska Cruise Experience.

By: VIPOND, Anne

Price: $17.00

Publisher: Ocean Cruise Guides, 1997,:

Seller ID: 41149


VIPOND, Anne. Alaska by Cruise Ship : The Complete Guide to the Alaska Cruise Experience. Vancouver: Ocean Cruise Guides, (1997). Pp 355. 8vo, ill. card covers. A sensible guide treating the natural and cultural histories of the regions considered, along with the practical information expected of such books. Vg. 17.00 View more info

Alaska By Cruise Ship : The Complete Guide to the Alaska Cruise Experience.1996 edition

By: VIPOND, Anne

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Alaska Cruise Guides, 1996,:

Seller ID: 24992


VIPOND, Anne. Alaska By Cruise Ship : The Complete Guide to the Alaska Cruise Experience. Vancouver : Alaska Cruise Guides, (1996). Pp 360. Illustrated. 8vo, card covers. Fine. 15.00 View more info

All in the Same Boat : The Humorists' Guide to the Ocean Cruise. pb.

By: WESCHLER, Robert, ed MAXTONE-GRAHAM, John, foreword. TWAIN, Mark. THURBER, James.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Robson Books, London, 1990, ISBN:086051594x:

Seller ID: 41474


WESCHLER, Robert, ed. All in the Same Boat : The Humorists' Guide to the Ocean Cruise. Foreword by John Maxtone-Graham. (London): Robson Books, (1990). Pp 199. 8vo, ill. card covers. Brief, humorous reflections on the ocean passage by Mark Twain, James Thurber, Lewis Carroll, and Somerset Maugham, among many others. Very slightly rubbed, else vg. 10.00 View more info

American Steamships on the Atlantic. in dj

By: RIDGELY-NEVITT, Cedric

Price: $70.00

Publisher: University of Delaware Press, Newark, 1981, ISBN:0874131405:

Seller ID: 23077


RIDGELY-NEVITT, Cedric. American Steamships on the Atlantic. Drawings by the author. Newark : University of Delaware Press, (1981). Pp 385. 4to, blue cloth. "This well-researched work details the development of the American steamship during the years when hulls were built of wood and the largest andfastest examples were driven by paddle wheels. The period covered extends from Robert Fulton's day to the early 1970s when the last wooden-hulled craft sailed from New York for European ports. Information about the designersand builders of the steamships has been assembled here. Appendices to th... View more info

Anchor Line 1856 -1956 First Edition

By: McLELLAN, R. S

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Anchor Line Limited, Glasgow, 1956,:

Seller ID: 107958


McLELLAN, R. S. Anchor Line 1856 -1956. Glasgow : Anchor Line Limited, 1956. Pp. (12),13-184. Illustrated with frontis, line drawings and 32 pp of plates. 8vo, black cloth, gilt to spine. Cohen, The Thames, 1580-1980: A General Bibliography, p.312. This is a history of the Scottish passanger and cargo shipping company, Anchor Line. It was established in 1856 when Thomas Henderson joined with the Handyside brothers, Nicol and Robert, to begin a service between Glasgow and New York. The book details the growth of the business over a period of one hundred years and comes complete with sketches or... View more info

And Ships and Sealing-Wax : A Chronicle of the Cruise of the Empress of Britain, 1933-4.

By: IRWIN, Alan Maurice.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Macmillan Company of Canada , Toronto, 1934,:

Seller ID: 94162


IRWIN, Alan Maurice. “-- and ships – and sealing-wax” : A Chronicle of the Cruise of the Empress of Britain, 1933-4. With photographs by the Author. Toronto : The Macmillan Company of Canada Limited, 1934. Pp (8),[1]-285,(3),frontis + 7 plates. 8vo, blue patterned cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Wh iteman, et al. A Bibliography of Macmillan of Canada, 585. Not in Watters. “Decidedly of the twentieth century, this book, which is illustrated with forty photographs by the author, records a voyage around the world. Enlivened by touches of humour, and written in a breezy, readable style, ... View more info

And the Band Played On...

By: WARD, Christopher.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton, London, 2011, ISBN:9781444707953:

Seller ID: 97412


WARD, Christopher. And the Band Played On... (London) : Hodder & Stoughton,(2011). First Printing. Pp [i]-xiv,1-274,+ 16 pp plates. 8vo, illustrated pale yellow card covers. From the cover : “The Titanic violinist and the glovemaker; a true story of love, loss and betrayal.” "On 14th April 1912 theTitanic struck an iceberg on her maiden voyage and sank. Fifteen hundred p assengers and crew lost their lives. As the order to abandon ship was given, the orchestra took their instruments on deck and continued to play. They were still playing when the ship went down. The violinist, 21 year-o... View more info

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Antwerp and Bremen with reference to the Projected Line of Mail Steamers between the United States and the Continent of Europe

By: DE BEAULIEU, Adolphe Le Hardy

Price: $125.00

Publisher: 1846,:

Seller ID: 32676


(DE BEAULIEU, Adolphe Le Hardy). Antwerp and Bremen with reference to the Projected Line of Mail Steamers between the United States and the Continent of Europe. (Washington): [s.n.], (1846). Pp 26. 8vo, printed blue wraps. An extended argument favouring Antwerp as the terminus of an American transatlantic steamship service. Contents include: I. "Geographical and statistical sketch of Belgium", "1. Of Belgium in general", "2. Antwerp", "3. Comparison with other ports", "4. Transmission of correspondence"; II. "Commerce", "5. Commerce between B... View more info

Arrival of the Britannia : A Sermon delivered in the Federal Street Meeting-House in Boston July 19, 1840. 1930 reprint

By: GANNETT, Ezra S

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Joseph Dowe, Boston, 1930,:

Seller ID: 29639


GANNETT, Ezra S. The Arrival of the Britannia : A Sermon delivered in the Federal Street Meeting-House in Boston July 19, 1840. Boston : Joseph Dowe, 1840. 1930 reprint of the Boston original. Pp 23. 8vo, printed wraps. A facsimile reproduction of a sermon preached to commemorate the commencement ofCunard's transatlantic liner service, printed and distributed by the Cunar d Line in 1930. Spine cracked, one inch square missing from cover and page one, long tear to final page. NOTE: Shipping will be less for this slim item. 24.00 View more info

Arrowroot and Ivory : How the Sea Gull, Built in Oakville, Sailed to South Africa and Came Home the Richer. An article in The Canadian Magazine, Vol. 74, No. 2, August, 1930

By: SNIDER, C.H.J.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Hugh C. MacLean Publications, Toronto , 1930,:

Seller ID: 87840


SNIDER, C.H.J. “Arrowroot and Ivory : How the Sea Gull, Built in Oakville, Sailed to South Africa and Came Home the Richer.” An article in The Canadian Magazine, Vol. 74, No. 2, August, 1930, pp 14, 43 (with 2 illustrations).Toronto : Hugh C. MacLean Publications, 1930. Pp 1-48. Illustrated. Triple Column. 4to, colour illustrated stapled wrappers. Also, “The Most Palatial Liner Afloat – Is Canadian” [about the Empress of Britain] (p. 1, with one illustration). Covers rubbed, smudged, creased and marked with pencil, els e good. For the whole issue 15.00 View more info

Atlantic Conquest: The Men and Ships of the Glorious Age of Steam.. 1st US in dj

By: TUTE, Warren

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Little, Brown , 1962,:

Seller ID: 25010


TUTE, Warren. Atlantic Conquest : The Men and Ships of the Glorious Age of Steam. With Illustrations. Bos.: Little, Brown and Co., (1962). First US Printing. Pp 247. 8vo, red cloth. A few references to St.John's, Newfoundland, and many references to Halifax, Nova Scotia, in index. Cocked, name, elsevg in worn and chipped dj. 40.00 View more info

Atlantic Kingdom : America's Contest with Cunard in the Age of Sail and Steam. First Edition in dustjacket

By: BUTLER, John A. CUNARD, Samuel

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Brassey's, Inc., Washington, D.C., 2001, ISBN:1574883836: 2001

Seller ID: 80055

ISBN: 1574883836


BUTLER, John A. Atlantic Kingdom : America's Contest with Cunard in the Age of Sail and Steam. Washington, D.C. : Brassey's, Inc., (2001). First Printing. Pp (2),[i]-xx,[1]-280,(2). Illustrated. Index. Endpaper maps. 8vo, maroon paper-covered boards. John A. 'Jack" Butler (b. 1927, Cambridge, Mass. - d. December 9, 2017, Maryland). Includes information on the challenge presented against Cunard superiority in the Atlantic, from Edward Knight Collins, Donald McKay, Enoch Train, Cornelius Vanderbilt, and Samuel Samuels. : I. Origins. 1. Steam. ... View more info

Atlantic Liners 1925-70. 1st Bonanza in dj

By: EMMONS, Frederick

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Bonanza, 1977,:

Seller ID: 15374


EMMONS, Frederick. The Atlantic Liners 1925-70. NY: Bonanza Books, (1972). First Bonanza Printing. Pp 160. 8vo, red cloth. "Frecderick Emmons sketchesthehistories of every ocean liner that sailed between the United States an d Europe in the years between 1925 and 1970. 'The Atlantic Liners' includesmore than 200 black-and-white line illustrations and biographical sketches of North Atlantic liners." - from the dust jacket. Vg in nicked dj. 25.00 View more info

Attack on the Queen. 1st US in dj

By: HENRICK, Richard P.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Avon Books, 1998, ISBN:0380974223:

Seller ID: 27150


HENRICK, Richard P. Attack on the Queen. NY: Avon Books, (April 1998). First Printing. Pp 368. 8vo, black cloth spine with red cloth boards. A thriller by the author of Crimson Tide. The plot centers on a G-7 meeting held on board the QE2, a renegade nuclear submarine, and the efforts of counter-terror experts to keep the twain from converging. Remainder mark to borrom edge, else vg in dj. 20.00 View more info