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Atlantic Guardian : A Magazine of Newfoundland. Vol. 9, No. 3, March, 1952

By: YOUNG, Ewart (ed.). PUMPHREY, Ron LEITCH, Adelaide HARRINGTON, Michael F.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Ewart Young, Montreal , 1952,:

Seller ID: 84300


YOUNG, Ewart (ed.). Atlantic Guardian : A Magazine of Newfoundland. Vol. IX, No. 3, March, 1952. Montreal : Ewart Young, 1952. Pp [1]-56. Illustrated.Double Column. 8vo, illustrated green stapled wrappers. Cover photo of boa ts at a wharf in Clarenville by Adelaide Leitch. Contents : Hail To Our Queen! (p. 3); For Newfoundlanders with USNEC It's a Command Performance (story and photos by Adelaide Leitch, pp 9-17); Joe Kennedy's Dream : A Short Story (by Paul Maher, pp 18-20); Newfoundland Measures History by her SealingSprings (by Michael Harrington, pp 25-26, 31-34); Newfoundland Album : Men ... View more info

Atlantic Harbors : Stories of people, places and events on vessels, in harbors and on land, with the historical and geographical backdrops of the storied Atlantic Provinces of Canada..

By: SHERWOOD, Roland H.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Lancelot, Windsor, 1972,:

Seller ID: 20735


SHERWOOD, Roland H. Atlantic Harbors. Hantsport, Nova Scotia : Lancelot Press, (1972). Later Printing. Pp (2),3-119,(1). 8vo, blue matte card covers, with illustration and lettering in black. O'Dea 5114. Roland Harold Sherwood (b. February 7, 1902, Amherst, Nova Scotia - d. December 30, 1992, Pictou, Nova Scotia). Newfoundland chapters : Thread and Needle Sailor (on the 1875 wreck of the Naughtless near Coombs Cove, pp.19-22); Schooner Devil (pp.83-87). Other chapters include: "Harbors of Home"; "Stormy Petrel Tragedy";"Tragic Wedding Dress"; "Treasure Trove"; &... View more info

Atlantic Harbors : Stories of People, Places and Events on Vessels, in Harbors and on Land, with the Historical and Geographical Backdrops of the Storied Atlantic Provinces of Canada.. First Edition, Signed

By: SHERWOOD, Roland H.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Lancelot, 1972,:

Seller ID: 31060


SHERWOOD, Roland H. Atlantic Harbors. Windsor, Nova Scotia : Lancelot Press, (1972). First Printing, Later Issue. Pp (2),3-119,(1). 8vo, blue card covers, with illustration and lettering in black. Cover title: Atlantic Harbors : People, Places, Events. Roland Harold Sherwood (b. February 7, 1902, Amherst, Nova Scotia - d. December 30, 1992, Pictou, Nova Scotia). O'Dea 5114. Newfoundland chapters : Thread and Needle Sailor (on the 1875 wreck of the Naughtless near Coombs Cove, pp.19-22); Schooner Devil (pp.83-87). Despite the Hantsport on the title-page this has the older Windsor location on r.... View more info

Atlantic Harbors : Stories of people, places and events on vessels, in harbors and on land, with the historical and geographical backdrops of the storied Atlantic Provinces of Canada.. First Edition, Signed

By: SHERWOOD, Roland H.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Lancelot Press, Windsor, 1972,:

Seller ID: 75293


SHERWOOD, Roland H. Atlantic Harbors : Stories of people, places and eventson vessels, in harbors and on land, with the historical and geographical b ackdrops of the storied Atlantic. Windsor, Nova Scotia : Lancelot Press, (1972). First Printing. Pp (2),3-119,(1). 8vo, blue matte card covers, with illustration and lettering in black. O'Dea 5114. Roland Harold Sherwood (b. February 7, 1902, Amherst, Nova Scotia - d. December 30, 1992, Pictou, NovaScotia). Newfoundland chapters : Thread and Needle Sailor (on the 1875 wre ck of the Naughtless near Coombs Cove, pp.19-22); Schooner Devil (pp.83-87)... View more info

Atlas of Shipwrecks and Treasure : The History, Location, and Treasures of Ships Lost at Sea. 1st US in dj.

By: PICKFORD, Nigel

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Dorling Kindersley, New York, 1994, ISBN:1564585999:

Seller ID: 71115


PICKFORD, Nigel. The Atlas of Shipwrecks and Treasure : The History, Location, and Treasures of Ships Lost at Sea . New York: Dorling Kindersley, (1994). First US Printing. Pp. [1]-200. Illustrated. Double column. 4to, illustrated white card covered boards with like jacket. A vividly illustrated presentation of some of the more prominent shipwrecks throughout history, fromthe times of the Greeks to the end of the Second World War. Vg in nicked d j. 35.00 View more info

August Gale : A Father and Daughter's Journey into the Storm. First Editionin dustjacket.

By: WALSH, Barbara

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Globe Pequot Press, Guildford, CT, 2012, ISBN:9780762761463:

Seller ID: 98545


WALSH, Barbara. August Gale : A Father and Daughter's Journey into the Storm. Guildford, Connecticut : Globe Pequot Press, (2012). First Printing. Pp [i]-ix,(1),1-260,(2),+ 16 pp plates. Maps. 8vo, blue paper covered boards, yellow lettering to spine. “Pulitzer Prize–winning journalist Barbara Walsh—who has interviewed killers, bad cops, and crooked politicians in the course of her career—faces the most challenging story of her lifetime: asking her father about his childhood pain. In the process, she takes us on two heartrending odysseys: one into a deadly Newfoundland hurricane and th... View more info

August Gales : The Tragic Loss of Fishing Schooners in the North Atlantic, 1926 and 1927. First Edition

By: HALLOWELL, Gerald.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Nimbus Publishing, Halifax, 2013, ISBN:9781771080460:

Seller ID: 104450


HALLOWELL, Gerald. The August Gales : The Tragic Loss of Fishing Schooners in the North Atlantic, 1926 and 1927. (Halifax, NS) : Nimbus Publishing, (2013). First Printing. Pp. (4),1-252. With 35 b&w photos, 2 maps and other illustrations in the text . 8vo, art- and photo-illustrated dark grey card covers with white lettering to front cover and spine, French flaps. "Three different fishing communities, three different countries, but in their pursuit of fish on the banks they would have much in common, including the terrors of the North Atlantic storms. Tens of thousands of Nova Scotia, Newf... View more info

Back of the Wight. 8th pr. in dj.

By: MEW, Fred

Price: $35.00

Publisher: County Press, 1974,:

Seller ID: 47815


MEW, Fred. Back of the Wight : [Yarns of Wrecks and Smuggling]. Newport, Isle of Wight: County Press, 1977. Eight Printing. Pp 116, frontis., 10 pagesof plates. 8vo, red cloth. Anecdotal accounts of some of the more memorabl e marine incidents to have occurred in the Isle of Wight. The book is no marvel of organization; it is, as the author states, "like our Island coast, rough and rugged." Gift inscription, else vg in rubbed and slightly torn dj. 35.00 View more info

Back of the Wight. 9th pr. in dj.

By: MEW, Fred

Price: $40.00

Publisher: County Press, 1982,:

Seller ID: 35090


MEW, Fred. Back of the Wight : [Yarns of Wrecks and Smuggling]. Newport, Isle of Wight: County Press, 1982. Ninth Printing. Pp 116, frontis., 10 pages of plates. 8vo, red cloth. Anecdotal accounts of some of the more memorable marine incidents to have occurred in the Isle of Wight. The book is no marvel of organization; it is, as the author states, "like our Island coast, rough and rugged." Vg in rubbed dj. 40.00 View more info

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Barenetha Rock. in dj.

By: ROGERS, Stanley

Price: $65.00

Publisher: W.H. Allen, 1957,:

Seller ID: 34096


ROGERS, Stanley. Barenetha Rock : A true drama of the sea. L: W.H. Allen, 1957. Pp 223, 8 pages of plates. 8vo, red cloth. A compelling mystery of the sea: in 1868 a merchant sailing vessel out of the Thames for New York altered course to avoid what the captain suspected to be an uncharted mid-Atlantic reef. By so doing, his vessel was able to render assistance to the stricken steam liner Ville du Havre, sinking after a mid-ocean collision. Small stain to bottom edge of cloth, else vg in rubbed, nicked dj. 65.00 View more info

Bay of Chaleur Forgotten Treasures: True Stories of Ghost Ships and Wrecks.

By: McCARTHY, A.J.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Nimbus Publishing , Halifax, 1997, ISBN:1551091852:

Seller ID: 46177


McCARTHY, A.J. Bay of Chaleur Forgotten Treasures: True Stories of Ghost Ships and Wrecks, Rum-Running and Buried Treasure, Murders and Robberies, WarHeroes and Spies. (Halifax) : Nimbus Publishing Ltd, (1997). Pp (6),vii-xi ,(3),3-146,(2). 8vo, illustrated bluish-grey card covers. Chapters: 1. Ships and Shipwrecks (pp.3-39); 2. Trains and Trainwrecks; 3. Stage Lines and Taming Horses; 4. War Stories and Heroes; 5. Legends of Treasure and Legendsof Gypsies; 6. Crimes and Punishments; 7. Prohibition and Rum-running; 8. Tales of Early Travel and Tribulation. Vg-fine. Due to its small size, shipp... View more info

Before the Wind : The Memoir of an American Sea Captain, 1808-1833. penguin pb

By: TYNG, Charles. FELS, Susan (Edited By) LaMOY, William T. (Preface By) PHILBRICK, Thomas (Afterword By)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Penguin, New York, 2000, ISBN:0140291911:

Seller ID: 60800


TYNG, Charles. Before the Wind : The Memoir of an American Sea Captain, 1808-1833. Edited by Susan Fels. Preface by William T. LaMoy. Afterword by Thomas Philbrick. (New York): Penguin, (2000). Pp 270, including portrait frontispiece. 8vo, illustrated grey card covers with orange spine. "From mermaids to mutinies, the life of Charles Tyne was a nonstop adventure as the nineteenth century operned. His quarter century under sail took him around theworld half a dozen times. [...] Both Tyng's life and the way her recounts his years at sea are full of wonder: at thirteen he takes his first voya... View more info

Beneath the Waves : Newfoundland Sea Stories. First Edition.

By: VAUTIER, Clarence

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Flanker Press, St. John's, NF, 2006, ISBN:1894463978:

Seller ID: 78566


VAUTIER, Clarence. Beneath the Waves : Newfoundland Sea Stories. St. John's, NF : Flanker Press, 2006. Pp. (8),ix-xi,(1),1-227,(1). Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated card covers with red spine. A volume in the Down East Collection. Clarence Bradley Vautier (b. August 6, 1972, La Poile, Newfoundland). "The waters off the east coast of Canada have seen their share of accidents and disasters during the twentieth century. In Newfoundland alone, countlesslives have been swallowed up by the angry seas of the North Atlantic or ha ve fallen victim to the devastating effects of fire, explosions, collis... View more info

Bermuda Shipwrecks

By: BERG, Daniel & Denise.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Aqua Explorers Inc.,, East Rockway, N.Y., 1991, ISBN:0961616741:

Seller ID: 105392


BERG, Daniel & Denise. Bermuda Shipwrecks : A Vacationing Diver's Guide to Bermuda's Shipwrecks. Foreword by Teddy Tucker. (East Rockway, N.Y. : Aqua Explorers Inc., 1991). Pp [i]-viii,9-72. Illustrated throughout. Map. Index. 8vo, photo-illustrated blue card covers, lettered in white. Hallett, Bermuda in Print : A Guide to the Printed Literature on Bermuda, 2nd ed., p.25.Very good. 15.00 View more info

Bermuda Triangle : An Incredible Saga of Unexplained Disappearances. US later pr in dj.

By: BERLITZ, Charles VALENTINE, J. Manson.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Doubleday, Garden City, N.Y., 1975,:

Seller ID: 32971


BERLITZ, Charles. The Bermuda Triangle: [dj adds subtitle: An Incredible Saga of Unexplained Disappearances]. With the collaboration of J. Manson Valentine. Garden City, N.Y.: Doubleday, (copyright 1974). Later Printing. Pp 203 + 24 p of illustrations. Illustrated. 8vo, grey cloth spine, blue boards. Hallett, Bermuda in Print : A Guide to the Printed Literature on Bermuda,2nd ed., p.25. The classic, immensely creepy account of supposed shipwreck -causing anomalies off the Atlantic coast of Florida; with an elaborate theory of their origins, linking the U.S. Navy to ancient meso-Americans and u... View more info

Best Endeavours : Inside the World of Marine Salvage. First Edition in dustjacket

By: REDDING, Tony

Price: $125.00

Publisher: International Salvage Union / The ABR Company Limited, London, 2004, ISBN:1904050093:

Seller ID: 109866


REDDING, Tony. Best Endeavours : Inside the World of Marine Salvage. (London) : International Salvage Union / The ABR Company Limited, (2004). First Edition. Pp (5),[vi]-viii,[1]-255,(1). Illustrated throughout with b&w and colour photos. Double Column. 4to, black cloth, gilt lettering to spine. "Marine salvage has a long history. It extends back to the classical world, when divers of Ancient Greece were rewarded with a share of cargoes recoveredfrom wrecks. Today, the fundamentals of marine salvage are unchanged. The salvor is rewarded in realtion to the value of property recovered. In th... View more info

Best Sea Stories

By: Sea Stories] FORESTER, C. S.) MELVILLE, Herman) SHACKLETON, Ernest, Sir)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Hamlyn, Twickenham, Middlesex, 1986, ISBN:0600502155:

Seller ID: 64612


[Sea Stories]. The Best Sea Stories . (Twickenham, Middlesex): Hamlyn, (1986). Pp. (1)-720. 8vo, black cloth with silver lettering to spine. A collection of sea stories -- some true, some fictional -- by Friedrich Martens, George Mackay Brown, John Howlson, Herman Melville, Stephen Crane, A. E. Dingle, W. W. Jacobs, Holger Drachmann, Jack London, Joseph Conrad, Anatole France, John Masefield, C. J. Cutcliffe Hyne, Sir Ernest Shackleton, Wilber Daniel Steele, Norman Duncan, Antrea Karkavitsas, Ralph Stock, Eden Philpotts, A. R.. Wetjen, Arthur Mason, H. M. Tomlinson, Neil M. Gunn, John C. Edgar... View more info

Beyond Belief : Incredible Stories of Old St. John's. 3rd pbk. pr

By: FITZGERALD, Jack

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Creative Publishers, St. John's, 2002, ISBN:1894294319:

Seller ID: 73083


FITZGERALD, Jack. Beyond Belief : Incredible Stories of Old St. John's . St. John's, NF: Creative Publishers, (April 2002). Third Printing. Pp. (8),1-151,(1). 8vo, illustrated card covers with white spine. Nautical anecdotes included in this collection are: "The Pirate of Quidi Vidi", "The Biggest Mass Collection of Ships in World History and its Connection with WWII Top Secret", "Nazis at St. John's Narrows", "Incredible Twist", "Petty Harbour Bait Skiff", "The Black Devil", "Cursed Ship", "Giant Squid", "Rather Fight Than Di... View more info

Bible and the Bermuda Triangle.

By: JOHNSON, George TANNER, Don.

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Logos International, 1976,:

Seller ID: 31602


JOHNSON, George and Don TANNER. The Bible and the Bermuda Triangle. Plainfield, NJ : Logos International, (1976). Pp 213. Illustrated. 8vo, ill. card covers. "In this book the authors seek to prove the existence of Sheol-Hades and that it is located under the sea. They show that the catastrophic disturbances in parts of the world can be attributed to spiritual activity over the entrances to the nether world. ...Universal upheavals in the world, including Lucifer's flood and Noah's flood, and the lost continent of Atlantis...are examined." - from the Introduction. Rubbed, pen marking, e... View more info

Black Tide : In the Wake of Torrey Canyon. 1st UK in dj.

By: PETROW, Richard

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Hodder and Stoughton, London, 1968,:

Seller ID: 77534


PETROW, Richard. The Black Tide : In the Wake of Torrey Canyon. (London): Hodder and Stoughton, (1968). First UK Printing. Pp. [1]-256, + 8 p. of plates. Illustrated. Map endpapers. 8vo, black cloth with gilt lettering to spine. A survey of the fallout of the 1967 wreck of the oil tanker Torrey Canyon in the shallow waters off the Scilly Isles, and the legal and environmental ramifications of the disaster in the English Channel. Affected not justthe Cornish shores but also Brittany. Slight spine roll, name stamp and na me inked to front pastedown, else vg in nicked dj. 25.00 View more info