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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, pri... View more info

1971 Canadian Ports and Seaway Directory (including United States Ports on the Great Lakes).

By: MUIR, Allan Thomson.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: National Business Publications Limited, Gardenvale, P.Q., 1971,:

Seller ID: 81996


MUIR, Allan Thomson. 1971 Canadian Ports and Seaway Directory (including United States Ports on the Great Lakes). Gardenvale, P.Q.: National Business Publications Limited, 1971. Pp 1-293. Illustrated. Triple Column. 4to, brown card covers, gilt lettering to front board and spine. Light edgewear, else very good. 25.00 View more info

1974 Canadian Ports and Seaway Directory including United States Ports on the Great Lakes.

By: SEIP, Douglas W. (ed.).

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Southam Business Publications Ltd., Don Mills, Ontario, 1974,:

Seller ID: 81997


SEIP, Douglas W. (ed.). 1974 Canadian Ports and Seaway Directory including United States Ports on the Great Lakes. Don Mills, Ontario : Southam Business Publications Ltd., 1974. Pp 1-175. Illustrated. Triple Column. 4to, brown card covers, red lettering to front board. Top of spine bumped and chipped, covers rubbed, else very good. 25.00 View more info

1980 Canadian Ports and Seaway Directory including United States Ports on the Great Lakes.

By: VOLPINTESTA, Lou (ed.).

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Southam Business Publications Ltd., Don Mills, Ontario, 1980,:

Seller ID: 81998


VOLPINTESTA, Lou (ed.). 1980 Canadian Ports and Seaway Directory including United States Ports on the Great Lakes. Don Mills, Ontario : Southam Business Publications Ltd., 1980. Pp 3-178. Illustrated. Triple Column. 4to, white card covers, blue lettering to front board and spine. Rubbed, else very good. 25.00 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 me... View more info

A Bed of Nails: The History of P. MacCallum & Sons Ltd. of Greenock 1781-1981: A Study in Survival. in dj.

By: HUME, John R MOSS, Michael S.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Lang & Fulton, Greenock, 1981,: 1981

Seller ID: 29880


HUME, John R. and Michael S. MOSS. A Bed of Nails : The History of P. MacCallum & Sons Ltd. of Greenock 1781-1981 : A Study in Survival. Greenock : Lang & Fulton, (1981). First Edition. Pp 148. Illustrated. Large 8vo, brown cloth. John R Hume a longtime lecturer in Economic and Industrial History at the University of Strathclyde. The bicentennial history of a pioneering Scotch firm, present for many of the great developments in steamship technol... View more info

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A History of Ships and Seafaring. First Edition in dustjacket

By: CANBY, Courtlandt New Illustrated Library of Science & Invention Vol.2

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Hawthorn Books, New York, 1963,: 1963

Seller ID: 14777


CANBY, Courtlandt. A History of Ships and Seafaring. (New York : Hawthorn Books, Inc., Publishers March 1963). First Edition. Pp (5),6-113,(7). Double column. Illustrated throughout. Tall 8vo, pale blue cloth, dark brown lettering to spine. The New Illustrated Library of Science and Education Vol. 2. Courtlandt Canby (b. March 11, 1914 in New Haven, Conn. - d. January 20, 2004, Leeds, Mass.) author and one of the founders of the Book of the M... View more info

Abandoned Ocean : A History of United States Maritime Policy

By: GIBSON, Andrew and Arthur DONOVAN DONOVAN, Arthur

Price: $25.00

Publisher: University of South Carolina Press, Columbia, 2001, ISBN:1570034273:

Seller ID: 99436


GIBSON, Andrew and Arthur DONOVAN. The Abandoned Ocean : A History of United States Maritime Policy. (Columbia): University of South Carolina Press, (2001). First Paperback Printing. Pp. (4),v-xiv,(2),1-362,(2), + 20 p. of black and white illustrations. 8vo, illustrated pale ble and white card covers, black spine. "'The Abandoned Ocean' offers an in-depth appraisal of United States maritime policy from the establishment of a merchant marine immediately after the Revo... View more info

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Achievements of UNCTAD-I (1964) and UNCTAD-II (1968) in the Field of Shipping and Invisibles

By: SINGH, Nagendra SINGH, Shri Dinesh, foreword

Price: $250.00

Publisher: S. Chand & Co., 1969,:

Seller ID: 47302


SINGH, Nagendra. Achievements of UNCTAD-I (1964) and UNCTAD-II (1968) in the Field of Shipping and Invisibles. (With full documentation). With Foreword by Shri Dinesh Singh. S. Chand & Co., 1969. Pp 576. 8vo, red calf. UnitedNations Conference on Trade and Development. Inner hinges reinforced with blue cloth tape. spine sunned, light edge-wear, else very good. Signed presentation copy. 250.00 View more info

Across the Irish Sea. 1st UK n dj.

By: SINCLAIR, Robert C

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Conway Maritime, 1990,:

Seller ID: 42969


SINCLAIR, Robert C. Across the Irish Sea : Belfast-Liverpool Shipping since1819. (L): Conway Maritime Press, (1990). First Edition. Pp 192. Large 8vo , blue cloth. "The important short-sea route between Liverpool and Belfast was largely the preserve of the Belfast Steamship Company, and the formation and development of this company forms the central theme of this book. This is no narrow history of a shipping company, however, but a work which blends personalities, bu... View more info

Across the Pond : Chapters from the Atlantic. pbk.

By: ARCHIBALD, Malcolm

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Whittles, Caithness, 2001, ISBN:1870325338:

Seller ID: 47205


ARCHIBALD, Malcolm. Across the Pond : Chapters from the Atlantic. (Caithness, Scotland): Whittles Publishing, (2001). Pp 192 + 3 p. of plates and 1 map. Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated card covers. "Here is a rich blend of adventure, heroism and danger - man's encounters with the mighty Atlantic." - from the rear cover. Very good. 22.00 View more info

Against the Raging Sea : Stories from the Golden Age.

By: BELL, John, ed. WALLACE, Frederick William) MacMECHAN, Archibald) GRENFELL, Wilfred T.)

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Pottersfield Press, Lawrencetown Beach, NS, 2002, ISBN:1895900484:

Seller ID: 69585


BELL, John, (ed.). Against the Raging Sea : Stories from the Golden Age. Edited by John Bell. Lawrencetown Beach, NS: Pottersfield Press, (2002). First Edition. Pp. (6),7-192. 8vo, illustrated orange card covers. "In 1995, Atlantic literary historian John Bell explored the golden age of the sea story in the groundbreaking anthology Atlantic Sea Stories. In this welcome newcollection, he continues his explorations, offering another selection of c lassic tales by Frede... View more info

All About Sailing Ships

By: PROTHEROE, Ernest

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Collins' Clear-Type Press, London and Glasgow, 0,:

Seller ID: 102669


PROTHEROE, Ernest. All About Sailing Ships. London and Glasgow: Collins' Clear-Type Press, [n.d.] - ca. 1920s?]. Pp. (6),7-95,(1), colour frontispiece, + 24 p. of black and white plates. Illustrated. 8vo, yellow cloth with black borders to front board, black lettering to front board and spine. Contents: 1. The Ships of Old Time; 2. Sailing Through the Centuries; 3. The Wooden Walls; 4. Hearts of Oak; 5. East Indiamen and Clippers; 6. The Modern Full-Rigged Ship; 7. Some ... View more info

All About Ships & Shipping: A Handbook of Popular Nautical Information. 6th UK Edition. signed

By: HARNACK, Edwin A. (ed.) BARKER, David Wilson, Captain Sir, foreword]

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Faber & Faber, London, 1935,:

Seller ID: 66975


HARNACK, Edwin A. (ed.). All About Ships & Shipping : A Handbook of PopularNautical Information. With Numerous Diagrams, Plans and Illustrations. SIX TH EDITION, revised and brought up to date. [Foreword by Captain Sir David Wilson Barker]. London: Faber & Faber Ltd., (1935). Pp. (4),v-xiv,(2),1-572,(4), colour frontis., + 8 p. of colour plates and 2 folding charts. With more textual illustrations. 12mo, illustrated blue cloth. As its title suggests, this book is "al... View more info

All Sail Set : A Romance of the Flying Cloud. . pb reprint

By: SPERRY, Armstrong McFEE, William, intro. McKAY, Donald)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: David R. Godine, Boston, 1984,:

Seller ID: 40913


SPERRY, Armstrong. All Sail Set : A Romance of the Flying Cloud. Written and Illustrated by Armstrong Sperry; Introduction by William McFee. Boston : David R. Godine, (1984). Reprint edition. Pp 175. 8vo, ill. card covers. Smith & Weller, Sea Fiction Guide 2228. A classic nautical fiction for younger readers, set aboard Nova Scotia born Donald McKay's great ship, the Flying Cloud. A Newbery Honor Book in 1936. Foxing to edges, else very good. 10.00 View more info

All Sorts of Ships

By: YOUNG, Barbara YOUNG, John

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Hamlyn, London, 1972, ISBN:0600300978:

Seller ID: 66030


YOUNG, Barbara and John. All Sorts of Ships. Illustrations by John Young. London : Hamlyn, 1972. Pp. [56]. Unpaginated. Illustrated 4to, illustrated white card-covered boards. Minor smudging to rear bottom edge, else very good. 15.00 View more info

America Needs Ships

By: American Merchant Marine Institute

Price: $15.00

Publisher: American Merchant Marine Institute, New York, 1950,:

Seller ID: 77137


American Merchant Marine Institute. America Needs Ships. New York: AmericanMerchant Marine Institute, [n.d. - mid-1950s]. Pp. (16). Unpaginated. Illu strated. 8vo, decorated stapled white and blue wraps. A slim volume documenting the necessity for the United States to maintain a sizeable ocean-goingfleet of merchant ships due to the importance of goods shipped to America from around the world. Small smudge to front cover, else vg. 15.00 View more info

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American Merchant Marine: Its History and Romance From 1620 to 1902.. 1st UK

By: MARVIN, Winthrop L.

Price: $110.00

Publisher: Sampson Low, Marston & Co, London, 1902,: 1902

Seller ID: 31729


MARVIN, Winthrop L. The American Merchant Marine : Its History and Romance From 1620 to 1902. London : Sampson Low, Marston & Co., 1902. First British Edition. Pp (6),[vii]-xvi,(2),1-444,(2). 8vo, blue cloth, t.e.g. 18 chapters : 1. The Colony Ships; 2. Old Rigs and Models; 3. After the Revolution; 4. The First Swift Growth. 1789-1800; 5. A Celebrated Voyage [the Columbia in 1787]; 6. The Merchant Navigators; 7... View more info

American Merchant Ships, 1850-1900 ; Series II

By: MATTHEWS, Frederick C. Dover Books on History, Political and Social Science

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Dover Publications, New York, 1987, ISBN:0486255395:

Seller ID: 74927


MATTHEWS, Frederick C. American Merchant Ships, 1850-1900 ; Series II . NewYork: Dover Publications, (1987). Pp. [i]0xi,(1),[1]-358,(20), frontis., + 56 p. of plates. Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated grey-green card covers. A v olume in the Dover Books on History, Political and Social Science series. Some cover creasing, else vg. 20.00 View more info

American Sailing Coasters of the North Atlantic. bonanza ed in dj.

By: MORRIS, Paul C. STACKPOLE, Edouard A., foreword.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Bonanza Books, New York, 1979, ISBN:0517261901:

Seller ID: 96119


MORRIS, Paul C. American Sailing Coasters of the North Atlantic. With a foreword by Edouard A. Stackpole. New York: Bonanza Books, (1979). Pp 224. Illustrated, folding plan at rear. 4to, blue cloth boards with grey spine. A seminal work on the history of the American coastwise trade. This lively, popular narrative examines the origins of the trade in the pre-Revolutionary period, and follows its trajectory through to its demise in the twentieth century. There are section... View more info