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A Navy Chaplain Speaks to the Fleet. First Edition.

By: MERSEREAU, Charles J., Chaplain

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Roger Duhamel, Queen's Printer, 1968,: 1968

Seller ID: 27274


MERSEREAU, Charles J., Chaplain. A Navy Chaplain Speaks to the Fleet. (Ottawa : Roger Duhamel, Queen's Printer, 1968). First Edition. Pp (2),1-37,(1). 8vo (134 x 208 mm), yellow stapled cardcovers with a photo of HMCS Bonaventure on the front. Rev. Charles J. Mersereau (b. February 29, 1920, Bathurst, New Brunswick - d. January 15, 2013, Sackville, New Brunswick). A series of articles of naval and local interest by Chaplain Mersereau, collected on the occasion of his retirement from the RCN. Contents: Old Naval Customs, The French Armada [on the d... 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

Age of Reconnaissance. UK in dj

By: PARRY, J.H. History of Civilization

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Weidenfeld and Nicolson, 1963,:

Seller ID: 63957


PARRY, J.H. The Age of Reconnaissance. L.: Weidenfeld and Nicolson, (1963).UK Edition. Pp (4),v-xv,(1),1-[365],(3),+ 64 pp.plates. 8vo, green cloth. In the History of Civilization series. Chapters : 1. Attitudes and Motives;2. Commercial Experience and Financial Backing; 3. Ships and Shipbuilders; 4. Seamen and Seamanship; 5. Pilotage and Navigation; 6. Charts and Maps; 7. The Fighting Capacity of Men and of Ships; 8. Africa and the Indian Ocean; 9. The Atlantic and the South Sea; 10. The American Conquests; 11. Atlantic Trade and Piracy; 12. New Routes to the East; 13. Fishing, Fur-Trading an... View more info

America's Maritime Heritage.

By: ENGLE, Eloise . LOTT, Arnold S.

Price: $32.00

Publisher: Naval Institute, 1975,:

Seller ID: 19337


ENGLE, Eloise and Arnold S. LOTT. America's Maritime Heritage. Annapolis, MD : Naval Institute Press, (1975). Pp 371. Illustrated. Large 8vo, illustrated cloth. Contents : Colonial America; Early Maritime Development; Colonial Seaports; The Revolutionary War; Ships Overseas; Perils of Independence; All Ships - All Seas; The Paths of the Sea; Clippers to California; Piracy and Slavery; Trade, Treaties, and Exploration; The Civil War; Inland Waterways; The Navy and the Nation; Sociology and Education; Technology; Shipbuilding; Global War; Our Cultural Heritage; Sea Power and National Survival. W... View more info

American Privateers. American Edition, no dustjacket.

By: CHIDSEY, Donald Barr

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Dodd, Mead, 1962,:

Seller ID: 20878


CHIDSEY, Donald Barr. The American Privateers. Illustrated. New York: Dodd,Mead & Co., 1962. First US Printing. Pp. (4),[v]-vi,(4),1-180, + 8 p. of b lack and white plates. Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth with dark blue lettering to spine. Teastaining to front board, light edgespotting, else very good.Lacking dustjacket. Uncommon. 15.00 View more info

Anno tricesimo secundo Georgii II. Regis. An Act to explain and amend an Act made in the Twenty ninth Year of His present Majesty's Reign, intituled An Act for the Encouragement of Seaman, and the more speedy and effectual Manning His Majety's Navy

By: Great Britain - Parliament

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Printed by Thomas Baskett, London, 1759,:

Seller ID: 93992


(Great Britain – Parliament). Anno tricesimo secundo Georgii II. Regis. An Act to explain and amend an Act made in the Twenty ninth Year of His present Majesty's Reign, intituled An Act for the Encouragement of Seaman, and the more speedy and effectual Manning His Majety's Navy; and for the better Prevention of Piracies and Robberies by Crews of Private Ships of War. London : Printed by Thomas Baskett, 1759. Pp (2),391-404 including covers, Folio, disbound. Disbound, else very good. 75.00 View more info

Atlantic Guardian : A Magazine of Newfoundland. Vol. 9, No. 8, Aug., 1952

By: YOUNG, Ewart (ed.). McKAY, Muriel Saint RYAN, Don W.S. LENT, Melba

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Ewart Young, Montreal , 1952,:

Seller ID: 84305


YOUNG, Ewart (ed.). Atlantic Guardian : A Magazine of Newfoundland. Vol. IX, No. 8, Aug., 1952. Montreal : Ewart Young, 1952. Pp [1]-48. Illustrated. Double Column. 8vo, illustrated red stapled wrappers. Cover photo of Tourist at St. Anthony Grenfell Shop (National Film Board). Contents : The Legendof Ben's Rock : A Prize-winning Short Story (by Wanda Neill Tolboom, pp 11 -15); Super Squid (by Ern Maunder, p. 17); Pirate's Gold! (by Muriel Saint McKay, pp 18-20); The One Man Town (by Jack A. White, pp 21-22); Newfoundland Album : Island Summer (pp 23-26); Frenzied Finance (by Rupert Jackson, p... View more info

Barbary Corsairs. Fourth Edition

By: LANE-POOLE, Stanley Story of the Nations, Subscription Edition, Vol. 22 KELLEY, J. D. J.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: T. Fisher Unwin, London, 1890,:

Seller ID: 111402


LANE-POOLE, Stanley. The Barbary Corsairs. With Additions by Lieut. J. D. J. Kelley, U.S. Navy. Fourth Edition. London : T. Fisher Unwin, (copyright 1890). Subscription Edition. Pp (10),[vii]-xviii,(2),[3]-316. Illustrated. Maps. Index. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt and blue lettering to front board and spine. The Story of the Nations, Subscription Edition, Vol. 22. Contents : Introduction. 1. The Revenge of the Moors; 2. The Land of the Corsairs; Part I. - The Corsair Admirals; 3. Uruj Barbarossa. 1504-1515; 4. The Taking of Algiers. 1516-1518; 5. Kheyr-ed-din Barbarossa 1518-1530; 6. The Ottoman Nav... View more info

Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea : Merchant Seamen, Pirates, and theAnglo-American Maritime World, 1700-1750. in dj

By: REDIKER, Marcus

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 1987,:

Seller ID: 52455


REDIKER, Marcus. Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea : Merchant Seamen,Pirates, and the Anglo-American Maritime World, 1700-1750. Cambridge: Camb ridge University Press, (1987). Second Printing. Pp. (8),vii-xv,(1),1-322,(10). 8vo, blue cloth. "Marcus Rediker uses a huge array of historical sources -- court records, diaries, travel accounts, and many others -- to reconstruct the social and cultural world of the Anglo-American seamen and pirates who sailed the seas in the first half of the eighteenth century. Rediker tours the sailor's North Atlantic, following seamen and their ships alo... View more info

Black Tide

By: INNES, Hammond

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Collins, London, 1982, ISBN:0002226189:

Seller ID: 75928


INNES, Hammond. The Black Tide. London: Collins, 1982. First UK printing. Pp. [1]-347(5). 8vo, green cloth covers with gilt lettering to spine. "The Petros Jupiter lies on the rocks, her tanks ripped open and the seas all round her heavy and dark with the filthy stuff that is leaking out of her. Trevor Rodin and his wife Karen, living in a tiny cottage on the cliffs by Land's End, have seen it all before, the oil slicks and the seabirds dying. For them the Petros Jupiter is the last straw. This is Hammond Innes at his magnificet best, telling the story of a woman who challenged the apathy ... View more info

Bluenose Pirate. UK in dj

By: KNIGHT, Frank JOBSON, Patrick

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Macmillan, 1956,:

Seller ID: 21259


KNIGHT, Captain Frank. The Bluenose Pirate: A Story for Boys and Girls. Illustrated by Patrick Jobson. L.: Macmillan, 1956. Pp (6),1-[258]. 8vo, blue cloth. "The Bluenose Pirate is a thrilling yarn of ships in the days of sail, when in addition to the many natural hazards of travelling the seven seas there was still the ever-present risk of an encounter with a vessel flying under the Skull and Cross-bones!" - from the dj. Although some parts of the story set in Halifax and Liverpool, Nova Scotia, this story has nothing to do with the schooner Bluenose. Spotting/fading to spine, else vg... View more info

Brethren of the Coast : The British and French Buccaneers in the South Seas. First Edition in dustjacket

By: KEMP, P.K. LLOYD, Christopher

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Heinemann, London, 1960,:

Seller ID: 25237


KEMP, P.K. and Christopher LLOYD. The Brethren of the Coast : The British and French Buccaneers in the South Seas. London : Heinemann, (1960). First Printing. Pp (4),[v]-vii,(1),1-248 + frontispiece + 6 leaves of plates + 2 double spread maps. 8vo, brick-red cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Chapters : 1. The Rise of the Buccaneers; 2. Sir Henry Morgan; 3. The First Invasionof the South Seas; 4. What Happened to Sharp; 5. The Suppression of the Bu ccaneers in the Caribbean; 6. The Second Voyage into the South Seas; 7. Cowley's Voyage Round the World; 8. Dampier's First Voyage Round the World; 9.... 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 clean, crisp, unclipped dj. 35.00 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, inner rear hinge cracked, ow vg in dj. 35.00 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 mark to top edge, else vg in nicked, unclipped dj. 30.00 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. Front inner hinge cracked, in unclipped dust jacket. As is. 20.00 View more info

Buccaneers in the West Indies in the XVII Century. Archon Reprint in dustjacket

By: HARING, C.H

Price: $80.00

Publisher: Archon Books, Hamden, Conn. , 1966,:

Seller ID: 34907


HARING, C.H. The Buccaneers in the West Indies in the XVII Century. Hamden,Conn.: Archon Books, 1966. Pp (4),v-viii,(2),1-298,(6), + folding map fron tispiece + 11 leaves of maps and plans. 8vo, gold cloth, black lettering tospine. Gosse, My Pirate Library, pp.41-42: "This most scholarly and intere sting work"; Catalogue of the Library of the National Maritime Museum, Vol 4. Piracy and Privaterring 243 : "An invaluable study". A reprint edition of a classic work first published by Methuen in 1910. Contents include: 1 . Introductory : The Spanish Colonial System - The Freebooter... View more info

Buccaneers of America : Comprising a pertinent and truthful description of the principal acts and inhuman cruelty committed by the English and French buccaneers against the Spaniards in America. Folio Society

By: ESQUEMELING, John

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Folio Society, London, 1972,:

Seller ID: 95036


EXQUEMELIN, A.O. The Buccaneers of America : Comprising a pertinent and truthful description of the principal acts and inhuman cruelty committed by the English and French buccaneers against the Spaniards in America. Written by A.O. Exquemelin who himself, of necessity, was present at all these acts of plunder. Translated by Alexis Brown with an introduction by Jack Beeching. London : The Folio Society, MCMLXXII [1972]. Pp [1]-194,(2), frontis + 11 leaves plates. Endpaper Maps. 8vo, blue calf spine, decorated woodgrain-pattern paper covered boards, gilt lettering to spine, in a brown paper cove... View more info

Buccaneers.

By: LAWRENCE, Iain

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Delacorte Press, New York, 2001, ISBN:0385327366:

Seller ID: 95495


LAWRENCE, Iain. The Buccaneers. (New York) : Delacorte Press, (2001). FirstPrinting. Pp (10),1-244,(2). Map. 8vo, blue paper covered spine, tan paper covered boards, gilt lettering to spine. The third volume of Iain Lawrence 's High Seas Trilogy. “Brimming with furious high-seas adventure, this companion to the much-lauded The Wreckers and The Smugglers concludes with a bloodcurdling tale of pirates – and a surprise ending.” - from the dj. Very good in unclipped dustjacket. 12.50 View more info

Buccaneers. ill. card covers. Proof

By: LAWRENCE, Iain

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Delacorte Press, 2000,:

Seller ID: 65181


LAWRENCE, Iain. The Buccaneers. (NY): Delacorte Press, (2000). Advance Reading Copy. Pp 227. 8vo, illustrated card covers. This is the third book in Iain Lawrence's High Seas Trilogy for the young adult reader. The other books were The Wreckers and The Smugglers. Award winning author Iain Lawrence takes pen in hand and creates a novel of high-seas adventure with Buccaneersin the Caribbean. This is an uncorrected galley proof. Very good. 10.00 View more info