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117 Days Adrift

By: BAILEY, Maurice and Maralyn World of Cruising) SCOTT, Peter, Sir (foreword)

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Adlard Coles, London, 1997, ISBN:0713659300:

Seller ID: 53113


BAILEY, Maurice and Maralyn. 117 Days Adrift . Foreword by Sir Peter Scott.L.: Adlard Coles, (1997). 1st pub 1974 ; repr A.Colds 1992, 1997. Pp. 192. 8vo, illustrated yellow card covers. Toy 0698. A volume in the World of Cr uising series. "When their yacht sank beneath them in the Pacific Ocean, the Bailey family were destined to enter the record books. Their survival fornearly four months in a rubber raft - relying on their own efforts to catc h food and water - is... 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... View more info

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1700 Miles in Open Boats : The Story of the Loss of the S.S. Travessa in the Indian Ocean, and the Voyage of Her Boats to Safety. 2d ed.

By: FOSTER, Cecil, Master Mariner

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Martin Hopkinson, 1926,:

Seller ID: 34872


FOSTER, Cecil, Master Mariner. 1700 Miles in Open Boats : The Story of the Loss of the S.S. Travessa in the Indian Ocean, and the Voyage of Her Boats to Safety. L: Martin Hopkinson, (1926). Second Edition. Pp 177, frontis., 14 pages of plates, folding chart at rear. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering at spine. A precise account of the loss of the 5000 ton steamer Trevessa andof the consequent open boat voyage of her passengers and crew, based on a log kept by Foster, her Ca... View more info

1700 Miles in Open Boats : The Story of the Loss of the S.S. Travessa in the Indian Ocean, and the Voyage of Her Boats to Safety. 1st ML pr, no dj

By: FOSTER, Cecil Mariners Library No.19

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Rupert Hart-Davis, 1952,:

Seller ID: 56177


FOSTER, Cecil. 1700 Miles in Open Boats : The Story of the Loss of the S.S.Trevessa in the Indian Ocean and the Voyage of Her Boats to Safety. L.: Ru pert Hart-Davis, 1952. First Impression. Pp (6),7-191,(1) + 4 p of photos. 3 maps. Sm 8vo, blue cloth. The Mariner's Library No.19. Minor staining to covers, spine darkened, else vg. 20.00 View more info

1700 Miles in Open Boats: The Story of the Loss of the S.S. Travessa in theIndian Ocean, and the Voyage of Her Boats to Safety. 1st ed.

By: FOSTER, Cecil

Price: $80.00

Publisher: Martin Hopkinson, London, 1924,:

Seller ID: 38567


FOSTER, Cecil, Master Mariner. 1700 Miles in Open Boats : The Story of the Loss of the S.S. Travessa in the Indian Ocean, and the Voyage of Her Boats to Safety. L.: Martin Hopkinson, 1924. First Edition. Pp 173, frontis., [29] leaves plates, [2] leaves maps, folding chart at rear. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering at spine. A precise account of the loss of the 5000 ton steamer Trevessa and of the consequent open boat voyage of her passengers and crew, based on a log kept b... View more info

58 Degrees North : The Mysterious Sinking of the Arctic Rose. in dj.

By: KUGIYA, Hugo

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Bloomsbury, New York, 2005, ISBN:9781582342863:

Seller ID: 81502


KUGIYA, Hugo. 58 Degrees North : The Mysterious Sinking of the Arctic Rose . (New York): Bloomsbury, (2005). First American Printing. Pp. (6),[1]-265,(1). 8vo, blue cloth spine with black paper covered boards, gilt lettering to spine. The case of the 2001 loss of the industrial fishing trawler Arctic Rose, which sank in the Bering Sea. "The Arctic Rose sank so abruptly, inthe middle of the night, that there was no time for the crew to put on sur vival suits or call f... View more info

66 Days Adrift : A True Story of Disaster and Survival on the Open Sea

By: BUTLER, William.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: International Marine / McGraw-Hill, Camden, Maine, 2005, ISBN:0071438742:

Seller ID: 81531


BUTLER, William. 66 Days Adrift : A True Story of Disaster and Survival on the Open Sea. Camden, Maine : International Marine / McGraw-Hill, (2005). First Printing. Pp (8),1-275,(5). Maps. 8vo, illustrated card covers. "The lure of paradise was unmistakable, and Bill Butler was on a quest to find itwith his wife Simonne—riding the Pacific currents on their sloop Siboney, with a world of possibilities ahead. But, twelve hundred miles from land, the alluring ocean sh... View more info

Adapting to a Changing Situation in Placentia Bay, Newfoundland. First Edition

By: ENNIS, John Lou

Price: $22.00

Publisher: ESP Press, Portugal Cove, NF, 1999, ISBN:0968500404:

Seller ID: 109389


ENNIS, John Lou. Adapting to a Changing Situation in Placentia Bay, Newfoundland . Portugal Cove, NF: ESP Press, (1999). First Printing. Pp. [i]-ix,(1),[1]-174,(6), + 16-page central section of illustrations (including 15 b&wphotos. 8vo, illustrated blue card covers with white spine. "In Adapting t o a Changing Situation, John Ennis presents the history of Placentia Bay and [the author's] own family's growth and development in the Bay. The story contains a wealth of ... View more info

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Admirals in Collision. First Edition in dustjacket

By: HOUGH, Richard.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Hamish Hamilton, London, 1959,: 1959

Seller ID: 62918


HOUGH, Richard. Admirals in Collision. London : Hamish Hamilton, (1959). First Edition. Pp (4),[5]-174,(2) + 9 pages of b&w plates on 5 leaves. A few illustrations in the text. 8vo (148 x 223 mm), reddish-brown cloth with pale blue lettering to spine. Richard Alexander 'Dick' Hough (b. May 15, 1922, Brighton - d. October 7, 1999, London). This is the story of the sinking of HMS Victoria by HMS Camperdown in 1893 on a cal... View more info

Adrift in a Boat and Washed Ashore. as is.

By: KINGSTON, W.H.G.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Frederick Warne, London, 0,:

Seller ID: 70061


KINGSTON, W.H.G. Adrift in a Boat and Washed Ashore. L.: Frederick Warne, [n.d.]. Pp. (8),[1]-399,(9). Illustrated. 8vo, pictorial brown cloth with bevelled edges and gilt lettering to front and spine. The cover illustration is of two boys standing on a rock, with one waving a hat. Hinges broken, body loose, moderately rubbed and edgeworn, cocked, inking. As is. 10.00 View more info

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Adrift on the Ocean. An article in Florida Magazine, Vol. 7, No. 2, August 1903

By: KEITH, Mercia Abbott

Price: $25.00

Publisher: G.D. Ackerly, Jacksonville, Florida , 1903,: 1903

Seller ID: 88708


KEITH, Mercia Abbott. “Adrift on the Ocean.” An article in Florida Magazine, Vol. VII, No. 2, August 1903, pp 80-84. Jacksonville, Florida : G.D. Ackerly, Publisher, 1903. Pp (2),[65]-120,(20,ads), Illustrated. Double Column. 8vo, pale blue wrappers. “Adrift on the Ocean” is the true tale and incidents of the sinking of the steamer Pulaski coasting between Savannah and New York in August 1833. Other articles : "Cu... View more info

Adventures in Ocean Exploration : From the Discovery of the Titanic to the Search for Noah's Flood

By: BALLARD, Robert D., with Malcolm McCONNELL

Price: $30.00

Publisher: National Geographic, Washington, D.C., 2001, ISBN:0792279921:

Seller ID: 90357


BALLARD, Robert D., with Malcolm McCONNELL. Adventures in Ocean Exploration: From the Discovery of the Titanic to the Search for Noah's Flood. Washin gton, D.C.: National Geographic, (2001). First Trade Edition. Pp [1]-288. Illustrated. Index. 4to, blue cloth, silver lettering to front board and spine. Contents : 1. The Ancient Depths. 2. The Mysterious Sea. 3. Linking theShores. 4. The New World. 5. Ocean Highways. 6. War at Sea. 7. Science Ben eath the Sea. 8. The Livi... 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... 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.... View more info

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After the Storm : True Stories of Disaster and Recovery at Sea. First Edition in dustjacket.

By: ROUSMANIERE, John

Price: $18.00

Publisher: International Marine, Camden, ME, 2002, ISBN:0071377956: 2002

Seller ID: 88308

ISBN: 0071377956


ROUSMANIERE, John. After the Storm : True Stories of Disaster and Recovery at Sea. Camden, ME : International Marine / McGraw Hill, (2002). First US Printing. Pp. (8),ix-xiii,(1),1-338. Illustrated. 8vo, red cloth spine with black cloth boards, gilt lettering to spine. John Rousmaniere (b. March 10, 1944, Louisville, Kentucky). Contents: 1. Ariel and Percy Bysshe Shelley, Italy 1822; 2. The Elizabeth and Margaret Fuller, New York 1850; View more info

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Age of Heroes : A Boy, a Prince and the 1797 Wreck of La Tribune. First Edition

By: DICKIE, John R.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Pottersfield Press, Lawrencetown Beach, N.S., 2009, ISBN:9781897426111:

Seller ID: 87713


DICKIE, John R. Age of Heroes : A Boy, a Prince and the 1797 Wreck of La Tribune. Lawrencetown Beach, Nova Scotia, Canada : Pottersfield Press, (2009). First Edition. Pp (6),7-240. With a few b&w photos in the text, 2 charts,a reproduction of an 1801 aquatint and a diagram of a 34-gun British friga te. 8vo, art-illustrated dark brown cardcovers, with white & red lettering to spine. John R. Dickie (b. 1962, Nova Scotia). "Age of Heroes documents one of Nova Scotia's g... View more info

Agony of Collisions. UK in dj

By: PADFIELD, Peter

Price: $70.00

Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton, London, 1966,:

Seller ID: 27208


PADFIELD, Peter. An Agony of Collisions. (London) : Hodder and Stoughton, (1966). Pp 224. 16 pages of plates. 8vo, black cloth. The author analyses the causes of many of the most infamous collisions of the modern era (Titanic, Olympic, Curaçao, Andrea Doria, etc.) and concludes that the current Regulations for the Prevention of Collision at Sea must be revised to prevent similar occurences in the future. Vg in dj. 70.00 View more info

Albatross : The True Story of a Woman's Survival at Sea. First Edition in dustjacket.

By: KILEY, Deborah Scaling. NOONAN, Meg.

Price: $16.50

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston, 1994, ISBN:0395655730:

Seller ID: 20720


KILEY, Deborah Scaling and Meg NOONAN. Albatross : The True Story of A Woman's Survival at Sea. Boston : Houghton Mifflin Company, 1994. First US Printing. Pp. (6),vii-viii,(2),1-210,(2). 8vo, black cloth spine, grey boards. "What was supposed to be an easy cruise [aboard the fifty-eight-foot yacht Trashman] turned into a nightmare as a seventy-knot gale blew up out of nowhere. The dinghy washed overboard, the sails were shredded, and [the captain] burned out the eng... 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... View more info

Almost Too Late: The True Story of a Father and His Three Teenage Children Shipwrecked off the Coast of Alaska in Winter. 1st US in dj

By: WORTMAN, Elmo

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Random House, New York, 1981, ISBN:0394509358:

Seller ID: 25354


WORTMAN, Elmo. Almost Too Late. [Dust-jacket adds: The True Story of a Father and His Three Teenage Children Shipwrecked off the Coast of Alaska in Winter]. NY: Random House, (1981). First US Printing. Pp (14)[5]-211,(3). 8vo, cloth spine, pale blue boards. Toy 1101. The wreck of the 33-foot Home in1979. Vg in dj. 20.00 View more info