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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

Standing into Danger. abridged ed. card covers

By: BROWN, Cassie

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Doubleday Canada Limited, 1985,:

Seller ID: 21754


BROWN, Cassie. Standing into Danger : A dramatic story of shipwreck and rescue. Abridged Edition. Tor.: Doubleday Canada Limited, 1985. Pp (8),[ix]-xiii,(3),3-354,+ 8 pp.plates. 8vo, card covers. "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." Name, else vg. 14.00 View more info

Standing into Danger. reprint in dj

By: BROWN, Cassie

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Doubleday, 1979,:

Seller ID: 27848


BROWN, Cassie. Standing into Danger: a dramatic story of shipwreck and rescue. Garden City, N.Y. and Tor.: Doubleday & Company, Inc. and Doubleday Canada Limited, 1979. Later Printing. Pp (8), [ix]-xii, (4), [3]-391, (3) + 36p of plates. 8vo, black cloth spine, yellow paper-covered boards. "In the snowy predawn of February 18, 1942, a convoy of three American ships zigzagup the North Atlantic toward Newfoundland, heading for one of the worst di sasters in United States naval history." - from the dust-jacket. Vg in nicked, price-clipped dj. 25.00 View more info

Steamboat Bill : Journal of The Steamship Historical Society of America. Number 255, Fall 2005`, Vol. 62, No. 3.

By: SHAUN, John H., Jr. (ed.).

Price: $6.50

Publisher: Steamship Historical Society of America, Providence, Rhose Island, 2005,:

Seller ID: 93454


SHAUN, John H., Jr. (ed.). Steamboat Bill : Journal of The Steamship Historical Society of America. Number 255, Fall 2005`, Vol. 62, No. 3. Providence, RI : Steamship Historical Society of America, 2005. Pp (3),[172]-250,(2),including covers. Illustrated. Triple Column. 4to, illustrated white stapl ed card covers. Contents : Keeping Up Steam; City Ships of the Chesapeake; Update Guide to Cruise Ships; The Loss of the Rawalpindi; Steamboat Princess; Annual Campaign; plus Regional reports. Very good. 6.50 View more info

Steamship Conquest of the World. First American Edition

By: TALBOT, Frederick A.

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Lippincott, Philadelphia, 1912,:

Seller ID: 22240


TALBOT, Frederick A. Steamship Conquest of the World. Illustrated. Philadelphia : J.B. Lippincott, Company, n.d. [Preface dated 1912]. Pp (4),v-xii,1-344, frontispiece + 94 pp.plates. Maps in text. 8vo, blue cloth with elaborate illustration to front, silver lettering to front and spine. In the Conquests of Science series. Contents : 1. The Coming of the Big Ship; 2. The Birth of a Steamship [much on the Lusitania and the Mauretania]; 3. The Construction of a Steamship; 4. The Propelling Machinery; 5. The Launch and Trial Trip; 6. The Luxury of the Modern Liner; 7. Safety at Sea [lifeboats, da... View more info

Stories from Nova Scotia's Past. Paperback Edition. signed.

By: CHAPMAN, Harry

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Dartmouth Historical Association, Dartmouth, N.S., 2008, ISBN:9780973930146:

Seller ID: 113965


CHAPMAN, Harry. Stories from Nova Scotia's Past. Dartmouth, N.S.: DartmouthHistorical Association, (2008). First Edition. Pp [i]-ix,(1),1-131,(3). Il lustrated. Double Column. Large 8vo, illustrated green card covers. Part I – L'Acadie : 1. L'Ordre de Bon Temps. 2. Le Grand Dérangement. Part II – From the Land of the Gaels : 3. Battle of Culloden Moor Remembered. 4. The Return of the Hector. 5. Thomas McCulloch, Pioneering Educator. Part III – Around Chebucto Bay. 6. Dartmouth's Ice Harvest. 7. The Macdonald Bridge. 8. The Halifax Public Gardens. 9. Babes in the Woods. Part IV – First... View more info

Stories of the Sea. in dj

By: Anthology)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Blackie, 1940,:

Seller ID: 23543


(Anthology). Stories of the Sea. L.: Blackie, n.d. [ca. 1940]. Pp 256, with frontispiece. 8vo, orange cloth. Contents: Adventures of Pietro Quirini, A Venetian (1431); Sufferings and Escapes of Bontekoé (1618); Wreck of the Dutch Ship Hawk, and Captivity of her Crew in Corea (1653); Adventures of a Portuguese Ship on the African Coast (1686); Wreck of the Degrave and Robert Drury's Adventures in Madagascar (1701); Wreck of the Nottingham, and Fearful Sufferings of the Crew from Famine (1710); Life and Melancholy Fate of La Pérouse, the French Navigator (1741-1788); Shipwreck of the Grosvenor... View more info

Storms and Shipwrecks of New England

By: SNOW, Edward Rowe

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Yankee Publishing Company, Boston, 1943,:

Seller ID: 75721


SNOW, Edward Rowe. Storms and Shipwrecks of New England. Boston: Yankee Publishing Company, (1943). First edition. Pp. [15],22-338. Illustrated with 26 pages of black and white plates and coloured frontispiece. 8vo, maroon cloth covers with gold lettering to spine and front. Chapters: The Story of the Somerset; The 1635 Tempest; Cannibalism in Maine; The Pirate Ship Whidah; The Gale of 1723; The Grand Design; The General Arnold; The Frigate Erfprins; The 1786 Storm; The Triple Shipwrecks; The Storm of October 1804; The September Gale of 1815; The Loss of the Royal Tar; The Triple Hurricanes of... View more info

Stormy Seas: Triumphs and Tragedies of Great Lakes Ships. 4th pr. pbk.

By: OLESZEWSKI, Wes

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Avery Color Studios, Marquette, MI, 1991, ISBN:0932212670:

Seller ID: 46919


OLESZEWSKI, Wes. Stormy Seas : Triumphs and Tragedies of Great Lakes Ships.Marquette, MI: Avery Color Studios, (1996). Fourth Printing. Pp 171. Illus trated with numerous b/w maps and photos. 8vo, illustrated card covers. "Stormy Seas is a fascinating look at the daily operational perils of Lake navigation. The book adds a human character to the deadly toll of Great Lakes shipwrecks. So often we read of maritime disasters as cold, historical incidents minus the agony and anguish of the sailors involved. Stormy Seas remedies this problem." - from the cover. Contents: Hard Pullin' for th... View more info

Story of Brigantine Rover

By: DOBSON, Dorothy

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Mariner Books, Port Williams, NS, 1996, ISBN:0969850123:

Seller ID: 56014


DOBSON, Dorothy. The Story of Brigantine Rover . Port Williams, NS: MarinerBooks, (1996). First Printing. Pp. (2),3-52. Illustrated. Small 8vo, stapl ed illustrated orange and grey card covers. A slim volume chronicling the history of the Rover, the first ship built by the Wallace Ship Building Company, from launch, to eventual shipwreck. Vg. 12.00 View more info

Story of the Mary Rose. 1st US in dj.

By: BRADFORD, Ernle

Price: $18.00

Publisher: W.W. Norton and Company, New York, 1982, ISBN:039301620x:

Seller ID: 76806


BRADFORD, Ernle. The Story of the Mary Rose . New York: W.W. Norton and Company, (1982). First American Printing. Pp. [1]-207,(1). Illustrated. Large 8vo, grey cloth with gilt lettering to spine. The story of the loss of, discovery of, and excavation of Henry VIII's wrecked flagship, the Mary Rose, which sank off the Isle of Wight in 1545. Top edge spotted, else vg in spine-sunned, lightly smudged, unclipped dj. 18.00 View more info