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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

Story Parade : The odd, the interesting, the fact, the legend, the tragedy and the humor of people, places and events in Canada's Maritime Provinces. First Edition in dustjacket

By: SHERWOOD, Roland H.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Tribune Press, Sackville, N.B., 1948,:

Seller ID: 34805


SHERWOOD, Roland H. Story Parade : The odd, the interesting, the fact, the legend, the tragedy and the humor of people, places and events in Canada's Maritime Provinces. Illustrated by James DeCoste. Sackville, N.B. : The Tribune Press, [1948]. First Edition. Pp (8),[1]-245. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Laugher p.529. Roland Harold Sherwood (b. February 7, 1902, Amherst, Nova Scotia - d. December 30, 1992, Pictou, Nova Scotia). Includes the following stories of nautical interest : The Wind Ships of Nova Scotia; Phantom Ship of Northumberland Strait; The Starved Ship; St.Paul's Isl... View more info

Story Parade : The odd, the interesting, the fact, the legend, the tragedy and the humor of people, places and events in Canada's Maritime Provinces. First Edition no dj.

By: SHERWOOD, Roland H.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Tribune Press, Sackville, 1948,:

Seller ID: 22223


SHERWOOD, Roland H. Story Parade : The odd, the interesting, the fact, the legend, the tragedy and the humor of people, places and events in Canada's Maritime Provinces. Illustrated by James DeCoste. Sackville, New Brunswick : The Tribune Press, [1948]. First Edition. Pp (8),[1]-245. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Laugher p.529. Roland Harold Sherwood (b. February 7, 1902, Amherst, Nova Scotia - d. December 30, 1992, Pictou, Nova Scotia). Includes the following stories of nautical interest : The Wind Ships ofNova Scotia; Phantom Ship of Northumberland Strait; The Starved Ship; St.P ... View more info

Story Parade : The odd, the interesting, the fact, the legend, the tragedy and the humor of people, places and events in Canada's Maritime Provinces. First Edition, Signed.

By: SHERWOOD, Roland H.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Lancelot, 1948,:

Seller ID: 22957


SHERWOOD, Roland H. Story Parade : The odd, the interesting, the fact, the legend, the tragedy and the humor of people, places and events in Canada's Maritime Provinces. Illustrated by James DeCoste. Sackville, N.B. : The Tribune Press, [1948]. First Edition. Pp (8),[1]-245. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Laugher p.529. Roland Harold Sherwood (b. February 7, 1902, Amherst, Nova Scotia - d. December 30, 1992, Pictou, Nova Scotia). Includes the following stories of nautical interest : The Wind Ships of Nova Scotia; Phantom Ship of Northumberland Strait; The Starved Ship; St .Paul's Is... View more info

Stowaway to the Arctic

By: INKSTER, Tom H. Wide World Magazine 670 GILL, Hugh SUVERAN, Paul

Price: $20.00

Publisher: 1954,:

Seller ID: 44517


INKSTER, Tom H. "Stowaway to the Arctic". An article on Inkster's stowaway voyage aboard the Nascopie in the Wide World Magazine, No.670, May 1954. Pp43-47, with 6 photos. Double column. Also part 1 of Paul Suveran and Hugh V. Gill's "Seeking Sunken Gold" concerning the wreck of the General Grant. For the issue. 20.00 View more info

Stranding of S.S. Uzbekistan U.S.S.R. on the West Coast of Vancouver Island

By: WELLS, R.E.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: R.E. Wells / E. W. Bickle, Sooke, BC, 1974,:

Seller ID: 103722


WELLS, R.E. The Stranding of S.S. Uzbekistan U.S.S.R. on the West Coast of Vancouver Island. (Sooke, B.C. : "Published by R.E. Wells" [rubber stamp oncopyright page], March, 1974). Printed by E. W. Bickle Ltd. Pp (8),1-120,( 2). Illustrated with photos, maps, &c. 8vo, grey, red & white cardcovers, white spine, lettered in red. Richard E. Wells' account of this Russian freighter's misadventure in April of 1943 while in the Pacific lend-lease service. Arranged in three parts: I. Introduction – The Last Voyage; II. The Rescue; III. The Aftermath - The Investigation and Inquiry. With App... View more info

Strange Adventures of the Great Lakes.

By: BOYER, Dwight

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Freshwater Press,, 1974, ISBN:0912514523:

Seller ID: 66823


BOYER, Dwight. Strange Adventures of the Great Lakes. Illustrated with photographs and maps. Cleveland, Ohio: Freshwater Press, (1974). Pp 248 + [16] pp of plates. 8vo, illustrated card covers. "These well-documented tales ofthe Great Lakes have the drama of men battling the elements; the suspense of daring rescue attempts; the mystery of inexplicable disappearances of ships and crews; and a leavening humor in the anecdotes of stubborn sailors and wayward ships." - from the cover. Some of the ships highlighted are: theChoctaw; U.S.S. Michigan; the Gunilda; the Henry Cort; the Novadoc; ... View more info

Strange Events

By: BERTIN, Johanna

Price: $6.50

Publisher: Altitude Publishing Canada Limited, Canmore, AB, 2003, ISBN:1551539527:

Seller ID: 60141


BERTIN, Johanna. Strange Events : Incredible Canadian Monsters, Curses, Ghosts, and Other Tales. (Canmore, AB: Altitude Publications Canada, Ltd., 2003). Pp. 143. 8vo, illustrated yellow card covers. A volume in the Amazing Stories series. Of nautical interest: Chapter 2: Water Serpents, Chapter 5: Ghosts, Poltergeists and Premonitions (section on the S.S. Faerie Queen, and Chapter 6: Mystery Ships. Vg. 6.50 View more info

Strange Fate of the Morro Castle. First British Edition in dustjacket

By: THOMAS, Gordon and Max MORGAN-WITTS MORGAN-WITTS, Max

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Collins, London, 1973, ISBN:0002117436:

Seller ID: 15585


THOMAS, Gordon and Max MORGAN-WITTS. The Strange Fate of the Morro Castle. London : Collins, 1973. First UK Edition. Pp 252. 8vo, red cloth. "In the early morning hours of September 8, 1934, the luxury cruise liner Morro Castle, carrying 316 passengers and 230 officers and crew, caught fire a few hours out of New York harbour on a return voyage from Havana." from the dj. Very good in dustjacket. 25.00 View more info

Strange Fate of the Morro Castle. First British Edition in dustjacket

By: THOMAS, Gordon and Max MORGAN-WITTS MORGAN-WITTS, Max

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Collins, London, 1973, ISBN:0002117436:

Seller ID: 74310


THOMAS, Gordon and Max MORGAN-WITTS. The Strange Fate of the Morro Castle. London : Collins, 1973. First UK Edition. Pp. (14),[13]-252, + 8 p. of plates. Illustrated. 8vo, red cloth. "In the early morning hours of September 8, 1934, the luxury cruise liner Morro Castle, carrying 316 passengers and 230 officers and crew, caught fire a few hours out of New York harbour on a return voyage from Havana." from the dj. Penned note to title page, else very good in dustjacket. 22.00 View more info

Struan : From Saint John to Sandlake. First Edition in dustjacket.

By: CRICHTON, Whitcomb

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Nimbus, Halifax, 1999, ISBN:1551092875:

Seller ID: 44626


CRICHTON, Whitcomb. The Struan : From Saint John to Sandlake. (Halifax): Nimbus, (1999). First Edition. Pp. (6),vii-xiv,(2),1-245,(3). Illustrated. 8vo, green cloth, gilt lettering to spine. An account of the career of the Saint John, New Brunswick-built merchant sailing ship. "This book traces the actual voyages of the Struan, interspersed with chapters on simple navigation, marine insurance, nineteenth-century shipbuilding in Atlantic Canada, early safety regulations at sea, ballast and cargo loading- all of which were important elements in the Struan's stream of activities." -from t... View more info