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Shipwrecks of the Lakes : Told in Story and Picture. Sixth Printing in dustjacket.

By: BOWEN, Dana Thomas

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Freshwater Press, Cleveland, OH, 1974,: 1974

Seller ID: 89412


BOWEN, Dana Thomas. Shipwrecks of the Lakes : Told in Story and Picture. Cleveland, Ohio : Freshwater Press, (1974). Sixth Printing. Pp. (6),vii-xv,(1),1-368, including frontispiece and plates. Illustrated. Map endpapers. 8vo, blue cloth with silver decoration to front, silver lettering to spine. Dana Thomas Bowen (b. March 6, 1895, Cleveland - d. February 6, 1980, Daytona Beach, Florida). A collection of shipwreck tales from the Great Lakes. Name, else very good in nicked, price-clipped dustjacket. 18.00 View more info

Shipwrecks of the Straits of Mackinac. First Edition, paperback

By: FELTNER, Charles E. FELTNER, Jeri Baron

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Seajay Publications, Dearborn, MI, 1991, ISBN:0960901418:

Seller ID: 109975


FELTNER, Charles E. and Jeri Baron FELTNER. Shipwrecks of the Straits of Mackinac. Dearborn, MI : Seajay Publications, December 1991. First Printing. Pp (4),v-xvi,1-337,(7). Many b&w photos, diagrams and site maps in the text. 8vo, turquoise cardcovers, white lettering to front and spine. "The Straits of Mackinac — Crossroads of the Great Lakes - —separates Michigan's Upper and Lower Peninsulas. Historic Mackinac and her shipwrecks presented in an interesting, informative and entertaining fashion — includes stories of 41 discovered shipwrecks and 43 undiscovered shipwrecks with detai... View more info

Shipwrecks on the Isles of Scilly

By: GIBSON, F.E.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Gibson's, St. Mary's, 1967,:

Seller ID: 71804


GIBSON, F.E. Shipwrecks on the Isles of Scilly : The photographs used in this book are all from the Gibson Collection, and this book has been compiledby F.E. Gibson, who is the fourth generation of the Photographic family. [ St. Mary's, Isles of Scilly : Gibson's], 1967. Unpaginated. Pp [88]. Small oblong 8vo, stapled card covers. Printed by A.H. Read & Son, St. Mary's. Inaddition to the two on the front cover, there are 56 illustrations. Includ es photos of the E.R.I. (1869), the Rosa Tacchini (1872), the Earl of Arran(1872), the James Armstrong (1874), the Aksai (1875), the Rydall Hall (187 ... View more info

Shipwrecks on the Isles of Scilly. First Edition in dustjacket.

By: GIBSON, F.E., (comp.) Gibsons of Scilly

Price: $27.00

Publisher: A.H. Read , 1974,:

Seller ID: 43431


GIBSON, F.E., (comp.). Shipwrecks on the Isles of Scilly. The Photographs used in this book are all from the Gibson Collection. (St.Mary's, Isles of Scilly : A.H. Read & Son), 1967. First Edition. Pp [88]. Small oblong 8vo, cardcovers. Wrecks on the Scilly Isles and West Cornwall. "Four generations of the Gibson family of the Scillies, starting with John Gibson in the 1860s, have recorded the last moments of the ships, great and small, beautiful and utilitarian, which have met their end on these treacherous shoals and rocks. This book is a selection of the best of their photographs - super... View more info

Shipwrecks, Monsters, and Mysteries of the Great Lakes. pbk.

By: BUTTS, Ed.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Tundra Books, Toronto, 2011, ISBN:9781770492066:

Seller ID: 93052


BUTTS, Ed. Shipwrecks, Monsters, and Mysteries of the Great Lakes. (Toronto) : Tundra Books, (2011). First Printing. Pp (6),[1]-80,(2). Illustrated. Large 8vo, illustrated green card covers. Contents : 1. The Wreck of the Speedy. 2. The Scourge and the Hamilton. 3. The Lady Elgin. 4. The Waubuno Mystery. 5. The Bonnockburn Mystery. 6. The Wreck of the Monarch. 7. Strange Tale of the Success. 8. Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald. 9. Creatures of the Abyss. 10. A Monster Called Bessie. Very good. Due to its small size, shipping costs should be cheaper than quoted. 10.00 View more info

Silent World. First Edition

By: COUSTEAU, J.Y., Capt., with Frédéric DUMAS.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Harper & Brothers Publishers, New York , 1953,:

Seller ID: 91493


COUSTEAU, J.Y., Capt., with Frédéric DUMAS. The Silent World. Illustrated with Photographs. New York : Harper & Brothers Publishers, (1953). First Edition (stated and with code “A-C” on copyright page). Pp [i]-xiv,[1]-266,(8). Illustrated with 20 photographs in full color and 83 in black-and-white. 8vo, red cloth spine, blue cloth boards, black lettering to spine, yellow octopus to front board. Contents : 1. Menfish. 2. Rapture of the Deep. 3. Sunken Ships. 4. Undersea Research Group. 5. Cave Diving. 6. Treasure Below. 7. The Drowned Museum. 8. Fifty Fathoms Down. 9. The Submarine Dirigi... View more info

Sinking and Loss of Life : Amphibious Passenger Vehicle Lady Duck, Ottawa River, Near the Hull Marina, Gatineau, Quebec, 23 June 2002

By: Transportation Safety Board of Canada] Marine Investigation Report, M02C0030)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Transportation Safety Board of Canada, Ottawa, 2004, ISBN:0662368541:

Seller ID: 73194


[Transportation Safety Board of Canada]. Sinking and Loss of Life : Amphibious Passenger Vehicle Lady Duck, Ottawa River, Near the Hull Marina, Gatineau, Quebec, 23 June 2002 . Ottawa: Transportation Safety Board of Canada, (2004). Pp. [i]-vii,(1),[1]-102,(2). Illustrated. 4to, printed white card covers with blank spine. Marine Investigation Report M02C0030. "At about 1610on 23 June 2002, the amphibious vehicle Lady Duck took on water while on t he Ottawa River during a combined land and water-borne sightseeing tour of the National Capital Region. The vehicle sank rapidly by the bow in eig... View more info

Sinking of the Eastland : America's Forgotten Tragedy.

By: BONANSINGA, Jay.

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Citadel Press, New York, 2004, ISBN:0806526289:

Seller ID: 84473


BONANSINGA, Jay. The Sinking of the Eastland : America's Forgotten Tragedy.(New York) : Citadel Press, (2004). First Printing. Pp [i]-viii,[1]-280,+ 16 pp plates. Index. 8vo, red cloth spine, tan paper covered boards, gilt lettering to spine. The S.S. Eastland was a passenger ship based in Chicago and used for tours. On 24 July 1915 the ship rolled over while tied to a dock in the Chicago River. A total of 844 passengers and crew were killed in what was to become the largest loss of life disaster from a single shipwreck on the Great Lakes. Very good in unclipped dustjacket. 16.00 View more info

Sinking of the Mayflower : Lost November 12, 1912. First Edition

By: WEIR, Stephen

Price: $10.00

Publisher: General Store Publishing House, 1990,:

Seller ID: 18983


WEIR, Stephen. Sinking of the Mayflower : Lost November 12, 1912. (Burnstown, Ont.) : General Store Publishing House, (1990). First Printing. Pp. (1),2-160. Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated card covers with purple spine. The story of the loss of the paddlewheeler Mayflower on Lake Kamaniskeg, Ontario. Very good. 10.00 View more info

Sinking of the Titanic : An Ice-Pilot's Perspective. pbk.

By: COLLINS, L. Marmaduke, Captain

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Breakwater, St. John's, 2002, ISBN:1550811738:

Seller ID: 52782


COLLINS, L. Marmaduke, Captain. The Sinking of the Titanic : An Ice-Pilot'sPerspective. (St. John's, NF: Breakwater, 2002). Pp. (10),11-196,(4). Illu strated. 8vo, illustrated grey card covers. An intriguing new interpretation on what sank the Titanic. "On April 15, 1912, the world awoke to the newsthat the RMS Titanic had met with disaster some 300 miles off the coast of Newfoundland. And ever since that time the misinterpretation of the eviden ce that was given at the courts of inquiry has perpetuated the myth that the Titanic collided with an iceberg." - from the rear cover. Include... View more info

Sole Survivors of the Sea. US in dj

By: WISE, James E., Jr.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Nautical & Aviation Publishing Company of America, 1994, ISBN:1877853291:

Seller ID: 21584


WISE, Captain James E., Jr. Sole Survivors of the Sea. Baltimore : Nautical& Aviation Publishing Company of America, (1994). Pp 203. Illustrated. 8vo , maroon cloth. "From the Chinese sailor who spent 113 days on a raft, to the British merchant marine officer who lasted 13 frigid days while 31 of his shipmates slowly died, Wise spins a fascinating yarn of individuals who struggled with and won against the awesome forces of the sea." - from the dj. Vg in dampstained dj. 15.00 View more info

SOS to the Rescue. First Edition.

By: BAARSLAG, Karl RIESENBERG, Felix, Capt., preface

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press, New York, 1935,:

Seller ID: 99387


BAARSLAG, Karl. SOS to the Rescue. With a preface by Capt. Felix Riesenberg. New York: Oxford University Press, 1935. First American Printing. Pp. (5),vi-xvi,(2),1-310, frontispiece, + 16 leaves of plates. Illustrated. 8vo, grey cloth with green lettering and decoration to front and spine. "For the past score of years the world has thrilled at intervals to epics of the sea, mighty vibrant tragedies of sacrifice and heroism. Hour by hour, almost minute by minute, the progression of disaster and of rescue has been broadcast about the world. In this book the whole story is told for the first ... View more info

Speedy Justice : The Tragic Last Voyage of His Majesty's Vessel Speedy. First Edition in dustjacket

By: O'BRIEN, Brendan

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Osgoode Society, Toronto, 1992, ISBN:0802029108: 1992

Seller ID: 20578

ISBN: 0802029108


O'BRIEN, Brendan. Speedy Justice : The Tragic Last Voyage of His Majesty's Vessel Speedy. (Toronto) : The Osgoode Society, (1992). First Edition. Pp (8),[ix]-xxi,(21),[3]-167,(1). With an early section of maps and some b&w Illustrations in the text. 8vo, maroon cloth, gilt lettering to front & spine. Brendan O'Brien, QC, LSM (b. 1909, Toronto - d. July 13, 2007, Dundas, Ontario) the first president of the Osgoode Society. Speedy, a battle schooner or gunboat, was built in 1798 at the Kingston Royal Naval Dockyard. "In 1804 an Ojibwa name... View more info

St. Paul Island : The Graveyard of the Gulf. 1st pr

By: RIGBY, Carle A.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Hartland Pub., 1979,:

Seller ID: 43572


RIGBY, Carle A. St. Paul Island : "The Graveyard of the Gulf": The Story ofa Little Known Nova Scotian Island. [Hartland, N.B.]: "Printed by Hartland Publishers Ltd., April 1979". Pp (4),1,(1),2-35,(1) + (9) b & w photo illu strated pages + 2-page map centre-spread. 8vo, stapled blue cardcovers, with photo on front. 12.5 x 20 cm. . Tennyson, Cape Bretoniana, 4095, MacDonald, Bibliography of Victoria County, 236. "St. Paul Island, some fourteen miles off Cape North in northeastern Cape Breton, is today and always has been little more than a menace to navigation. Countless sh... View more info

St. Paul Island : The Graveyard of the Gulf. 2nd pr

By: RIGBY, Carle A.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Hartland Pub., 2000,:

Seller ID: 52128


RIGBY, Carle A. St. Paul Island : "The Graveyard of the Gulf": The Story ofa Little Known Nova Scotian Island. [Hartland, N.B.]: Hartland Publishers Ltd., August 2000. Second Printing. Pp. (4),1-36 + nine b & w photo illustrated pages + 2-page map centre-spread. 8vo, blue stapled photo-illustrated card covers. Tennyson, Cape Bretoniana, 4095, MacDonald, Bibliography of Victoria County, 236. "St. Paul Island, some fourteen miles off Cape North innortheastern Cape Breton, is today and always has been little more than a menace to navigation. Countless ships from time before history ha... View more info

St. Paul Island.: The Graveyard of the Gulf. 1st, pr, signed

By: RIGBY, Carle A.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Hartland Pub., 1979,:

Seller ID: 1583


RIGBY, Carle A. St. Paul Island : "The Graveyard of the Gulf": The Story ofa Little Known Nova Scotian Island. [Hartland, N.B.]: "Printed by Hartland Publishers Ltd., April 1979". Pp (4),1,(1),2-35,(1) + (9) b & w photo illu strated pages + 2-page map centre-spread. 8vo, stapled blue cardcovers, with photo on front. 12.5 x 20 cm. . Tennyson, Cape Bretoniana, 4095, MacDonald, Bibliography of Victoria County, 236. "St. Paul Island, some fourteen miles off Cape North in northeastern Cape Breton, is today and always has been little more than a menace to navigation. Countless sh... View more info

Stalin's Silver : The Sinking of the USS John Barry. First Edition in dustjacket.

By: BEASANT, John.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: St. Martin's Press, New York, 1999, ISBN:0312205902:

Seller ID: 82984


BEASANT, John. Stalin's Silver : The Sinking of the USS John Barry. New York : St. Martin's Press, (May 1999). First Printing. Pp (8),1-216,+ 24 pp plates. Map. Index. 8vo, blue paper covered boards, silver lettering to spine. The story of the sinking of the merchant ship USS John Barry (and her cargo of silver bullion) off Oman by a German submarine in 1944, and the salvage operations in 1989. Penned name, else very good in unclipped dustjacket.15.00 View more info

Stalin's Silver. in dj

By: BEASANT, John

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Bloomsbury, 1995,:

Seller ID: 27239


BEASANT, John. Stalin's Silver. (L.) : Bloomsbury, (1995). Pp 216. 24 pp ofplates. 8vo, black cloth. An American merchant vessel, a German U-Boat and three hundred million dollars in Saudi riyals: these are the essential ele ments of a narrative that is at once a gripping war story, a tale of international intrigue, and an account of deep-sea salvage, as 1.4 million silvercoins are recovered from a depth of nearly a mile and a half. Vg in dj. 25 .00 View more info

Standing into Danger : a dramatic story of shipwreck and rescue.

By: BROWN, Cassie

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Doubleday, New York and Toronto, 1979, ISBN:0385136811:

Seller ID: 41625


BROWN, Cassie. Standing into Danger : a dramatic story of shipwreck and rescue. Garden City, NY and Toronto: Doubleday & Company, Inc. and Doubleday Canada Limited, 1979. First Edition. Pp (8),[ix]-xii,(4),[3]-391,(3) + 36 p of plates. 8vo, black cloth spine, yellow paper-covered boards. "In the snowy predawn of February 18, 1942, a convoy of three American ships zigzag upthe North Atlantic toward Newfoundland, heading for one of the worst disas ters in United States naval history." - from the dust-jacket. Name to ffep,faint soiling to boards, else very good in edgeworn, price-clipped ... View more info

Standing into Danger : A Dramatic Story of Shipwreck and Rescue.. First Edition in dustjacket

By: BROWN, Cassie

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Doubleday & Company, Inc./ Doubleday Canada Limited, Garden City, N.Y. / Toronto, 1979,:

Seller ID: 85985


BROWN, Cassie. Standing into Danger : A Dramatic Story of Shipwreck and Rescue. Garden City, N.Y. and Toronto : Doubleday & Company, Inc. and Doubleday Canada Limited, 1979. First Edition. Pp (8), [ix]-xii, (4), [3]-391, (3) + 36 p of plates. 8vo, black cloth spine, yellow paper-covered boards. "In the snowy predawn of February 18, 1942, a convoy of three American ships zigzag up the North Atlantic toward Newfoundland, heading for one of the worst disasters in United States naval history." - from the dust-jacket. Top edge dusty and spotted, inscription, else very good in nicked, price-... View more info