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Bodies of Water : a murder mystery.. in dj.

By: BORTHWICK, J.S

Price: $15.00

Publisher: St. Martin's, 1990,:

Seller ID: 29444


BORTHWICK, J.S. Bodies of Water : a murder mystery. NY: St. Martin's, (1990). Pp 287. 8vo, blue cloth. A mystery novel set on a luxury sailing yacht cruising the coast of Maine with a crew that will be familiar to lovers of the genre. Vg in rubbed dj. 15.00 View more info

Book of Islands. US in dj

By: BOWMAN, John S. VERNE, Jules BELLAMY, Edward DOYLE, Arthur Conan

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Doubleday, 1971,:

Seller ID: 18299


BOWMAN, John S. A Book of Islands. Garden City : Doubleday & Co., 1971. Pp 345. 8vo, illustrated cloth. "Islands have always held a special fascination for man, and the adventure and intrigue which they seem to evake are demonstrated in this anthology of short stories and excerpts from longer works of fiction. These works of the imagination, representing a variety of cultures and historical periods, attempt to account for the unusual appeal of islands. A Book of Isla... View more info

Book of the Blue Sea. Second Impression

By: NEWBOLT, Henry

Price: $27.50

Publisher: Longmans, Green and Co, London, 1914,:

Seller ID: 103714


NEWBOLT, Henry. The Book of the Blue Sea. With 8 Coloured Plates and 32 Illustrations in Black and White by Norman Wilkinson. London : Longmans, Greenand Co., 1914. Second Impression. Pp (6),vii-xii,[1]-307,(1) + colour fron tispiece + 7 colour plates. Other illustrations in the text. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine, gilt ship design on front board, t.e.g. Historical fiction told from the point of view of boys. Contents : The Adventures of Charles [on the Amiabl... View more info

Books of the Sea : An Introduction to Nautical Literature.

By: LEWIS, Charles Lee

Price: $35.00

Publisher: United States Naval Institute, Annapolis, Maryland , 1943,:

Seller ID: 97738


LEWIS, Charles Lee. Books of the Sea : An Introduction to Nautical Literature. Annapolis, Maryland : United States Naval Institute, (1943). Pp (10),[1]-318. Illustrated. Index. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to front board and spine. Contents : 1. English Sea Stories. 2. American Sea Stories. 3. English Short Stories of the Sea. 4. American Short Stories of the Sea. 5. Sea Stories in Other Languages. 6. Voyages of Commerce and Adventure. 7. Voyages of Discovery. 8. Pira... View more info

Boon Island. 1st, no dj.

By: ROBERTS, Kenneth

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Doubleday & Company, Inc., Garden City, New York, 1956,:

Seller ID: 96451


ROBERTS, Kenneth. Boon Island. Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1956. First Edition. Pp. 275,(11). Maps to front and rear pastedowns,ffep and rfep. 8vo, light brown cloth cover with gold lettering in black r ectangle on spine, gold anchor on front cover. The story of a man shipwrecked on an island off the coast of Maine. Slightly cocked, faint soiling to boards, else good. Lacking dj. 10.00 View more info

Boy Sailors. First Edition

By: GRENVILLE-HEARNE, Gundry.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Fortune Press, London, 1936,:

Seller ID: 54494


GRENVILLE-HEARNE, Gundry. Boy Sailors. London : The Fortune Press, 12 Buckingham Place Road [n. d.]. [1936]. First Edition. Pp (8),7-190 + frontispiece. 8vo, black cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Not in Smith & Weller. See Drewey Wayne Gunn , Gay Novels of Britain, Ireland and the Commonwealth, 1881-1981: A Reader's Guide, p.32 who dismisses the notion that this book should be listed as gay fiction. In this novel, young Gerald de Lazy has set offto join the British Merch... View more info

Boy Scouts in the North Sea, or, Mystery of U-13.

By: RALPHSON, G. Harvey

Price: $12.50

Publisher: M.A. Donohue, Chicago , 1915,:

Seller ID: 89876


RALPHSON, G. Harvey. Boy Scouts in the North Sea, or, “Mystery of U-13.” Chicago : M.A. Donohue & Company, (1915). Pp [1]-252,(6). Frontis. 8vo, illustrated green cloth, white lettering to front board and spine. A volume in the Boy Scouts series of juvenile fiction. Contents : 1. A Package Vanishes.2. Difficulties And Dangers. 3. The Man With The Scar. 4. The Lena Knobloc h. 5. Two Mysterious Changes. 6. A Difficult Departure. 7. A Warning From The Sea. 8. More About... View more info

Boys' Sea Story Omnibus : Mr. Midshipman Easy, Two Years Before the Mast, and Old Jack

By: MARRYAT, Captain, R.H. DANA, and W.H.G. KINGSTON DANA, R.H. KINGSTON, W.H.G.

Price: $25.00

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

Seller ID: 77902


MARRYAT, Captain, R.H. DANA, and W.H.G. KINGSTON. Boys' Sea Story Omnibus :"Mr. Midshipman Easy" by Captain Marryat, "Two Years Before the Mast" by R.H. Dana, and "Old Jack" by W.H.G. Kingston . London : Collins Clear-Type Press, [n.d.]. Pp. (2),[1]-3622,(2),5-304,(2),9-380. Different paginations for each novel. 8vo, orange cloth with black lettering to front and spine, top edge dyed red. An anthology of classic sea adventures for young adults. Wi... View more info

Braintree Mission. book club in dj.

By: WYCKOFF, Nicholas E.

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Macmillan Company, New York, 1957,:

Seller ID: 77112


WYCKOFF, Nicholas E. The Braintree Mission . New York: The Macmillan Company, 1957. Book Club Edition. Pp. [i]-vii,(1),[1]-184. 8vo, red cloth spine with tan cloth boards, brown decoration to front, brown lettering to spine. A nautical novel set amid the heightening tensions between England and the American colonies in 1770s Boston. With four-page promotional pamphlet laidin. Vg in spine-chipped dj. 14.00 View more info

Brave Captain Kelso. First Edition

By: WHITE, James Dillon WHITE, Stanley

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Hutchinson of London, London, 1959,:

Seller ID: 110753


WHITE, James Dillon. Brave Captain Kelso. (London) : Hutchinson of London, (1959). First Edition. Pp (6),7-[224]. 8bo, black cloth, white and gilt lettering to spine. A novel. Stanley White (1913-1978) was an English journalist and writer. He published marine-historical works under the pseudonym of James Dillon White, featuring the voyages of Captain Roger Kelso, set in the era of Robert Clive, the founder of British influence in India. . Minor smudging to covers, else v... View more info

Bridges at Toko-Ri

By: MICHENER, James GLIXON, David M. (intro.) BASH, Kent Easton Collector's Edition)

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Easton Press, Norwalk, CT, 1990,:

Seller ID: 70074


MICHENER, James. The Bridges at Toko-Ri. Introduction by David M. Glixon. Illustrations by Kent Bash. Collector's Edition. Norwalk, CT: The Easton Press, (1990). Pp. (12),[1]-147,(5), colour frontis., + 3 p. of plates. 8vo, full red leather with four raised bands to spine, gilt tooled illustration to front, gilt lettering to spine, a.e.g., yellow ribbon place-marker. The American author's third novel about carrier warfare in the Second World War.Bookplate to head of intr... View more info

Brighton Boys with The Battle Fleet.

By: DRISCOLL, James R., Lieutenant.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: John C. Winston Company, Philadelphia, 1918,:

Seller ID: 88508


DRISCOLL, James R., Lieutenant. The Brighton Boys with The Battle Fleet. Illustrated. Philadelphia : The John C. Winston Company, (1918). Pp [1]-219,(21,ads), frontis + 3 plates. 8vo, yellow pictorial cloth, blue lettering tofront board and spine. A juvenile novel in The Brighton Boys Series. Sligh tly cocked, rubbed, inner hinges cracked, Sunday School gift inscription, else good. As is. 7.00 View more info

Britannia Contract. First Edition in dustjacket

By: MANN, Paul

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Carroll & Graf, New York, 1993,:

Seller ID: 27267


MANN, Paul. The Britannia Contract. New York : Carroll & Graf, (1993). Pp 443. 8vo, red clothspine with black paper-covered boards. A thriller about an I.R.A. seizure of the Royal Yacht Britannia, abetted by unnamed Middle Eastern terrorists, and countered by British and American special forces units. Very good in dustjacket. 16.00 View more info

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British Tar in Fact and Fiction: The Poetry, Pathos, and Humour of the Sailor's Life.. 1st UK

By: ROBINSON, Charles Napier LEYLAND, John

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Harper, 1909,:

Seller ID: 25772


ROBINSON, Charles Napier. The British Tar in Fact and Fiction : The Poetry,Pathos, and Humour of the Sailor's Life. With introductory chapters on the place of the sea officer and seaman in naval history and historical litera ture by John Leyland. Illustrated with frontispiece in colour and about onehundred and thirty reproductions of old prints, engravings, and woodcuts d epicting the character, costume, and customs of the sailor afloat and ashore, as described by the hi... View more info

British Tar in Fact and Fiction: The Poetry, Pathos, and Humour of the Sailor's Life.. 1st UK. rebound.

By: ROBINSON, Charles Napier LEYLAND, John

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Harper, London, 1909,:

Seller ID: 68685


ROBINSON, Charles Napier. The British Tar in Fact and Fiction : The Poetry,Pathos, and Humour of the Sailor's Life. With introductory chapters on the place of the sea officer and seaman in naval history and historical litera ture by John Leyland. Illustrated with frontispiece in colour and about onehundred and thirty reproductions of old prints, engravings, and woodcuts d epicting the character, costume, and customs of the sailor afloat and ashore, as described by the hi... View more info

Broken Lands : A Novel of Arctic Disaster

By: EDRIC, Robert

Price: $15.00

Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin, 2003, ISBN:0312311133:

Seller ID: 68525


EDRIC, Robert. The Broken Lands : A Novel of Arctic Disaster. NY: St. Martin's Griffin, (2003). Pp. 369. 8vo, white illustrated card covers. A fictional account of the doomed Franklin expedition in search of the Northwest Passage. remainder mark to lower edge, else vg. 15.00 View more info

Buccaneer. 1st Canadian in dj.

By: POPE, Dudley.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Musson, 1981, ISBN:0773700528:

Seller ID: 73713


POPE, Dudley. Buccaneer : A Novel. Don Mills, ON: Musson, (1981). First Canadian Edition. Pp. (10),1-278. Illustrated with [1] double page map. 8vo, purple cloth with gilt lettering to spine. The Roundheads are hunting the Royalists in Barbados. In the 1650s with Englishmen slaughtering Englishmen no one is safe in the Caribbean. European navies battle each other for the wealth of the New World, and all are fair game for the buccaneers along the Spanish Main. Vg-fine in ... View more info

Buccaneer. 1st Canadian in dj. cracked.

By: POPE, Dudley.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Musson, 1981, ISBN:0-7737-0052-8:

Seller ID: 56057


POPE, Dudley. Buccaneer : A Novel. Don Mills, ON.: Musson, (1981). First Canadian Edition. Pp 277. Illustrated with [1] double page map. 8vo, purple cloth. The Roundheads are hunting the Royalists in Barbados. In the 1650s with Englishmen slaughtering Englishmen no one is safe in the Caribbean. European navies battle each other for the wealth of the New World, and all are fair game for the buccaneers along the Spanish Main. Slightly cocked, remainder mark to top edge, in... View more info

Buccaneer. 1st Canadian in dj. with remainder mark.

By: POPE, Dudley.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Musson, 1981, ISBN:0773700528:

Seller ID: 73712


POPE, Dudley. Buccaneer : A Novel. Don Mills, ON: Musson, (1981). First Canadian Edition. Pp. (10),1-278. Illustrated with [1] double page map. 8vo, purple cloth with gilt lettering to spine. The Roundheads are hunting the Royalists in Barbados. In the 1650s with Englishmen slaughtering Englishmen no one is safe in the Caribbean. European navies battle each other for the wealth of the New World, and all are fair game for the buccaneers along the Spanish Main. Remainder m... View more info

Buccaneer. 1st UK in dj. cracked.

By: POPE, Dudley.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Secker & Warburg, London, 1981, ISBN:0436377403:

Seller ID: 95521


POPE, Dudley. Buccaneer : A Novel. London: the Alison Press, Secker & Warburg, (1981). First UK Edition. Pp 277. Illustrated with [1] double page map.8vo, purple cloth with gilt lettering to spine. The Roundheads are hunting the Royalists in Barbados. In the 1650s with Englishmen slaughtering Engli shmen no one is safe in the Caribbean. European navies battle each other for the wealth of the New World, and all are fair game for the buccaneers along the Spanish Main. Fron... View more info