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Ghosts of War in the South Pacific

By: BENCHLEY, Peter National Geographic 173:4 DOUBILET, David

Price: $5.00

Publisher: National Geographic , 1988,:

Seller ID: 20172


BENCHLEY, Peter. "Ghosts of War in the South Pacific." An article in the National Geographic Magazine, Vol.173, No.4, January 1988. Pp 424-457. Illustrated with photographs, illustrations and a map. Also David Doubilet's "Wreck of the Coolidge." Vg. 5.00 View more info

Girl in the White Ship. in dj.

By: TOWNSEND, Peter

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Collins, London, 1981, ISBN:0002167263:

Seller ID: 42325


TOWNSEND, Peter. The Girl in the White Ship : A Story of the Vietnamese Boat People. L: Collins, 1981. Pp 175. 8vo, tan cloth. An account of the grueling fate of the family of Tran Hue Hue in the Vietnam boat people exodus ofthe late 1970s: their open boat passage of the South China Sea, and the pr ivations suffered on a desert coral reef where they finally landed. Slight shelfwear, very slightly cocked, else vg in slightly rubbed, nicked, dampstained dj. 15.00 View more info

Golden Wreck : The true story of a great maritime disaster. First American Edition in dustjacket

By: McKEE, Alexander

Price: $27.00

Publisher: William Morrow, New York, 1962,:

Seller ID: 25984


McKEE, Alexander. The Golden Wreck. [dj adds: The true story of a great maritime disaster]. New York: William Morrow and Company, 1962. First US Edition. Pp (6),[7]-224 + 8 p of plates. 8vo, yellow cloth spine. Minchinton, Bibliographie de l'histoire des grandes routes maritimes: IV. Royaume Uni, 4269. "The wreck of the Royal Charter on October 26, 1859, in a storm of fantastic ferocity shocked the world. Just a few hours from her home port of Liverpool, after a trip of 16,000 miles, the Royal Charter did not sink out of sight of land or even on some remote rock or reef. The disaster occur... View more info

Grace had an English Heart. UK in dj

By: DARLING, Grace). MITFORD, Jessica MITFORD, Jessica

Price: $25.00

Publisher: 1988,:

Seller ID: 16834


(DARLING, Grace). MITFORD, Jessica. Grace Had an English Heart. (L.: 1988). Pp 176. 8vo, green cloth. On Grace Darling and her part in the 1838 rescue of survivors from the wrecked steamer Forfarshire on the coast of Northumberland. Well-illustrated. Vg in dj. 25.00 View more info

Grand Manan.

By: ALLABY, Eric

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Grand Manan Museum, Grand Manan, 1984, ISBN:0969178700:

Seller ID: 63059


ALLABY, Eric. Grand Manan. [N. pl]: Grand Manan Museum, 1984. Pp [1]-64. Double column. Illustrated with numerous b/w and/or colour photos and drawings to text. Oblong 8vo, stapled illustrated card covers. Chapters : INTRODUCTION: Getting there, Geography; Geology; BEGINNINGS: Discovery; Roots sink... branches grow; DEVELOPMENT: Early Fisheries; Shipwrecks; Life saving; Lighthouses are established; Ferry Service; Fishing boats develop; FISHING TODAY: The versatile lobster boat; Fishing boats of Grand Manan; The Grand Manan fishermen's calendar; Fundy Tides; Lobster fishing; Weir building; Weir... View more info

Graveyard of the Atlantic : Shipwrecks of the North Carolina Coast. First Edition in dustjacket

By: STICK, David

Price: $50.00

Publisher: 1952,:

Seller ID: 25042


STICK, David. Graveyard of the Atlantic : Shipwrecks of the North Carolina Coast. Illustrated by Frank Stick. Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, (1952). First Printing. Pp 276. 8vo, grey cloth. Law 0219. Chapters : The Outer Banks 1526-1814; Shipwrecks Become News 1815-1838; The SteamPacket Pulaski 1838; The Toll Mounts 1838-1860; Ironclads and Blockade Run ners 1861-1865; Catching Up on Lost Trade 1866-1877; The Huron 1877; The Metropolis 1878; Each Man a Hero 1878-1893; The Long Day of Dunbar Davis 1893; Shipwrecks as a Business 1893-1899; San Ciriaco 1899; From Sail to Steam ... View more info

Graveyard of the Atlantic : Shipwrecks of the North Carolina Coast. First Edition in dustjacket, Signed

By: STICK, David

Price: $60.00

Publisher: University of North Carolina Press, 1952,:

Seller ID: 64763


STICK, David. Graveyard of the Atlantic : Shipwrecks of the North Carolina Coast. Illustrated by Frank Stick. Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, (1952). First Printing. Pp 276. 8vo, grey cloth. Law 0219. Chapters : The Outer Banks 1526-1814; Shipwrecks Become News 1815-1838; The SteamPacket Pulaski 1838; The Toll Mounts 1838-1860; Ironclads and Blockade Run ners 1861-1865; Catching Up on Lost Trade 1866-1877; The Huron 1877; The Metropolis 1878; Each Man a Hero 1878-1893; The Long Day of Dunbar Davis 1893; Shipwrecks as a Business 1893-1899; San Ciriaco 1899; From Sail to Steam ... View more info

Graveyard of the Atlantic : Shipwrecks of the North Carolina Coast. First Edition in dustjacket, Signed

By: STICK, David

Price: $30.00

Publisher: University of North Carolina Press, Chapel Hill, 1952,:

Seller ID: 65728


STICK, David. Graveyard of the Atlantic : Shipwrecks of the North Carolina Coast. Illustrated by Frank Stick. Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, (1952). First Printing. Pp. (6),vii-ix,(3),1-276. Map endpapers. 8vo, grey cloth. Law 0219. Chapters : The Outer Banks 1526-1814; ShipwrecksBecome News 1815-1838; The Steam Packet Pulaski 1838; The Toll Mounts 1838 -1860; Ironclads and Blockade Runners 1861-1865; Catching Up on Lost Trade 1866-1877; The Huron 1877; The Metropolis 1878; Each Man a Hero 1878-1893; The Long Day of Dunbar Davis 1893; Shipwrecks as a Business 1893-1899; San ... View more info

Graveyards of the Pacific : From Pearl Harbor to Bikini Atoll.

By: BALLARD, Robert D., with Michael Hamilton MORGAN MORGAN, Michael Hamilton AMBROSE, Stephen E., intro.]

Price: $28.00

Publisher: National Geographic, Washington, D.C., 2001, ISBN:0792263669:

Seller ID: 84027


BALLARD, Robert D., with Michael Hamilton MORGAN. Graveyards of the Pacific: From Pearl Harbor to Bikini Atoll. [Introduction by Stephen E. Ambrose]. Washington, D.C.: National Geographic, (2001). Pp. (6),7-255,(1). Illustra ted. Maps. Double Column. Index. 4to, blue cloth, copper lettering to spine. "At the entrance to Pearl Harbor we seek the wreck of a Japanese midget submarine, perhaps the first casualty of the Pacific war. Near Savo Island we explore Iron Bottom Sound, so named because of the many warships that metviolent ends during the months of bitter combat on Guadalcanal. From th... View more info

Great Atlantic Adventures. Second Printing in dustjacket

By: SNOW, Edward Rowe

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Dodd, Mead, New York, 1970, ISBN:0396062563:

Seller ID: 74725


SNOW, Edward Rowe. Great Atlantic Adventures. New York : Dodd, Mead, (Copyright 1970). Second Printing. Pp (6),vii-xii,(4),3-272,(2) + 16 pages of plates. 8vo, green cloth. Edward Rowe Snow (b. August 22, 1902 Winthrop, Massachusetts - d. April 10, 1982 Boston). New England's most prolific and diverse popular marine writer offers another volume of salty tales: shipwrecks at Boston and Bermuda; the sinking of the Andrea Doria; the Queen Mary's sinking of HMS Curacao, etc. Part I: Boston and the Northeast. Chapters : 1. Pilgrim Rock and Plymouth Rock; 2. Mystery Man of the Neponset [Sir Christop... View more info

Great Deep : The Sea and Its Thresholds.

By: HAMILTON-PATERSON, James

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Henry Holt, 1993, ISBN:0805027769:

Seller ID: 65059


HAMILTON-PATERSON, James. The Great Deep : The Sea and Its Thresholds. NY.:Henry Holt, (1993). Pp 300. Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated card covers. "Pa rt science, part travelogue, the book recounts the author's firsthand experiences exploring the earth's waters - on a Scottish trawler in the North Sea, dredging up the refuse of Europe, or drifting among shipwrecks and present-day pirates in the Sulu Archipelago. Along the way, the author touches on the history of sonar, the disputed nature of coral, the way Mozart soundsunder water, [and] the impending environmental ruin of the sea [...]... View more info

Great Gales and Dire Disasters. 2nd US no dj

By: SNOW, Edward Rowe

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Dodd, Mead, New York, 1953,:

Seller ID: 89114


SNOW, Edward Rowe. Great Gales and Dire Disasters. New York: Dodd, Mead andCo., (1953). Second Printing. Pp (6),vii-x,(4),1-263,(3) + 16 pp of plates . 8vo, blue cloth. Contents : 1. The Tragedy of the Atlantic [wrecked near Halifax in 1873]; 2. Boston's Lost Sailor; 3. America's Most Disastrous Storm; 4. A Fatal Reward; 5. The Unlucky Bride; 6. Ephraim Howe of New Haven; 7. A Long Island Shipwreck [the Circassian, 1876]; 8. Atlantic Holocausts; 9. Shipwreck, Cannibalism and a Miracle [wreck of the Tiger, 1776]; 10. TheArmada's Catastrophe [a mass shipwreck in 1711 on Egg Island off the Labra ... View more info

Great Gales and Dire Disasters. First Edition in dustjacket

By: SNOW, Edward Rowe

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Dodd, Mead, New York, 1952,:

Seller ID: 20477


SNOW, Edward Rowe. Great Gales and Dire Disasters. New York : Dodd, Mead and Co., (1952). Pp (6),vii-x,(4),1-263,(3) + 16 pp of plates. 8vo, blue cloth. Edward Rowe Snow (b. August 22, 1902 Winthrop, Massachusetts - d. April 10, 1982 Boston). Contents : 1. The Tragedy of the Atlantic [wrecked near Halifax in 1873]; 2. Boston's Lost Sailor; 3. America's Most Disastrous Storm; 4. A Fatal Reward; 5. The Unlucky Bride; 6. Ephraim Howe of New Haven; 7. A Long Island Shipwreck [the Circassian, 1876]; 8. Atlantic Holocausts; 9. Shipwreck, Cannibalism and a Miracle [wreck of the Tiger, 1776]; 10. The ... View more info

Great Lakes Shipwrecks and Survivals

By: RATIGAN, William WEIDENAAR, Reynold H.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Company, 1973, ISBN:0802870104:

Seller ID: 68398


RATIGAN, William. Great Lakes Shipwrecks and Survivals. Illustrated by Reynold H. Weidenaar. Grand Rapids, MI: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Company, (November, 1973). New Revised and Enlarged Edition. Pp. 333. 8vo, blue illustrated card covers. The author recounts in great detail many of the nautical disasters that have happened over the years on the Great Lakes Spine creased, slight waterspotting to the fore-edge, else vg. 15.00 View more info

Great Lakes Shipwrecks and Survivals

By: RATIGAN, William WEIDENAAR, Reynold H.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Company, Grand Rapids, MI, 1980, ISBN:0802870104:

Seller ID: 90128


RATIGAN, William. Great Lakes Shipwrecks and Survivals. Illustrated by Reynold H. Weidenaar. Grand Rapids, MI: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Company, (1980). Third Edition. Pp. (6),[5]-384,(2). 8vo, blue illustrated card covers.The author recounts in great detail many of the nautical disasters that ha ve happened over the years on the Great Lakes Very good. 12.50 View more info

Great Migration, The. 2nd Pbk pr

By: GUILLET, Edwin C.

Price: $17.50

Publisher: University of Toronto Press, 1967,:

Seller ID: 23068


GUILLET, Edwin C. The Great Migration : The Atlantic Crossing by Sailing-ship Since 1770. Tor.: University of Toronto Press, (1967). Pp (8),vii-xii,1-244,(2),1-16,(2). Illustrated. 8vo, trade paperback. O'Dea 2253. Original edition 1937. Chapter 14. Newfoundland and the Gulf; plus many other references. 22 chapters including 2. State Regulation of Passenger Vessels; 5. Proceeding to the Seaport; 6. Arranging for the Voyage; 7. Farewell to the OldLand; 8. Daily Life in the Steerage; 9. Storm and Misery; 10. Cholera and Ship Fever; 11. The Tang of the Sea; 12. The Cabin Passage; 13. Ship Wreck a... View more info

Great Moments at Sea.

By: CAMPBELL, A.B., Commander.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Phoenix House, London , 1957,:

Seller ID: 92667


CAMPBELL, A.B., Commander. Great Moments at Sea. Illustrated by Bruce Cornwell. London : Phoenix House Ltd, (1957). First Edition. Pp [1]-128. Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth, silver lettering to spine. “Nothing gives a bigger thrill than that of the great stories of the sea. Every generation produces its own outstanding epic. In peace or war the drama produces some of the greatest moments of human courage. Commander Campbell brings ten of them to life - some of them stories of almost legendary fair excitement: the Cossack's capture of the Altmark, the sinking of the Graf Spee, and Captain Carl... View more info

Great Sea Rescues and Tales of Survival. 1st in poor dj.

By: SNOW, Edward Rowe

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Dodd, Mead and Company, New York, 1958,:

Seller ID: 75348


SNOW, Edward Rowe. Great Sea Rescues and Tales of Survival . New York: Dodd, Mead and Company, 1958. First American Printing. Pp. [i]-xiv,(2),1-268,(4), + 16 p. of plates. Illustrated. 8vo, green cloth with silver lettering to spine. Contents: 1. The Adventures of Captain Roberts; 2. The Fleet of Lord Anson; 3. A Remarkable Preservation; 4. The Polar Robinson Crusoe; 5. Mistaken for Captain Bligh; 6. St. Helena's Six Deserters; 7. The Loss of theLittle Patty; 8. The Loss of the Essex; 9. Mocha Dick, the White Whale of the Pacific; 10. Henry Clarke's Escape; 11. Mate Tallman's Unbelievable Esca... View more info

Great Shipwrecks and Castaways: Authentic Accounts of Disasters at Sea. indj.

By: NEIDER, Charles, (ed.)

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Dorset Press, New York, 1990,:

Seller ID: 30671


NEIDER, Charles, (ed.). Great Shipwrecks and Castaways : Authentic Accountsof Disasters at Sea. New York : Dorset Press, (1990). Pp. (4),v-xi,(3),1- 238. 8vo, black cloth spine with blue boards. Charles Neider (b. January 18, 1915 in Odessa, Russia - d. July 4, 2001 in Princeton, New Jersey). A reprint edition of this classic anthology of shipwreck narratives, first issued in 1952. Very good in dustjacket. 12.50 View more info

Great Stories of the Great Lakes

By: BOYER, Dwight

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Dodd, Mead and Company, New York, 1966,:

Seller ID: 66461


BOYER, Dwight. Great Stories of the Great Lakes. NY: Dodd, Mead and Company, (1966). Pp. (i)-ix,[5],1-242, + 8 p. of plates. Illustrated with photographs and maps. 8vo, red cloth with silver lettering to spine, map endpapers.Contents: 1. Tomorrow's Hero!, 2. Bonanza at Skull Rock, 3. Johnny Green's Date with Destiny, 4. The Sunken Sisters, 5. What's in a Name? 6. The Clem son is Overdue - Again!, 7. The Christmas Tree Ship, 8. Brothers of the Storm, 9. The Affairs of Ships and Men, 10. The Curse of the Copper, 11. The Ship that Smoked from the Wrong End, 12. Ah, Dear Sister..., 13. The Ice Com... View more info