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Summary of the Further Assessment of the Recovery of the Irving Whale in Light of the Presence of PCBs

By: Irving Whale]

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Government of Canada, Ottawa, 1996,:

Seller ID: 68467


[Irving Whale]. Summary of the Further Assessment of the Recovery of the Irving Whale in Light of the Presence of PCBs . [Ottawa]: Government of Canada, 1996. Pp. 1-17,(3). 4to, stapled blue card covers with no spine. Vg. 6.00 View more info

Sunk Without Trace. 1st UK no dj.

By: PARKMAN, Sydney M.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Hodder and Stoughton, London, 1933,:

Seller ID: 65691


PARKMAN, Sydney M. Sunk Without Trace . L.: Hodder and Stoughton, 1933. First UK Printing. Pp. (1)-319,[1]. 8vo, blue cloth with black lettering to front and spine. Some light edgewear, minor bumping to corners, else vg. 30.00 View more info

Superior : Under the Shadow of the Gods. Third Edition

By: CHISHOLM, Barbara GUTSCHE, Andrea. FLOREN, Russell.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Lynx Images, Toronto , 2001, ISBN:0969842775:

Seller ID: 109964


CHISHOLM, Barbara and Andrea GUTSCHE. Superior : Under the Shadow of the Gods; project producer Russell Floren. Toronto : Lynx Images, (October 2001) Third Edition. Pp (10),[xiii]-xxxix,(1),[1]-281,(1). Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated cardcovers, white lettering to blue spine. A well illustrated anecdotal account of life along the shore of Lake Superior; produced as a companion to a documentary film of the same name. "In Superior : Under the Shadowof the Gods, the history of the lake's Canadian shore is explored in all i ts drama. The book is filled with compelling stories of the adventures,... View more info

Supernatural Mysteries and Other Tales. 2nd US in dj.

By: SNOW, Edward Rowe

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Dodd, Mead and Company, New York, 1974,:

Seller ID: 75351


SNOW, Edward Rowe. Supernatural Mysteries and Other Tales . New York: Dodd,Mead and Company, (1974). Second American Printing. Pp. [i]-xiv,[1]-268,(6 ), + 16 p. of plates. Illustrated. 8vo, green cloth with black lettering tospine. Contents: Part I: The Bermuda Triangle and Other Mysteries: 1. The Bermuda Triangle; 2. Mystery of the Atalanta; 3. Lithobolia; 4. The AmherstGhost; 5. Cotton Mather and the Invisible World; 6. Phantom Ships; 7. Were They From Outer Space? Part II: Monsters from Watery Abysses: 1. Sea Monst ers: 1751 to 1848; 2. A Significant Occurrence; 3. The Sea Serpent World ofP... View more info

Survival at Sea. 1st UK in dj.

By: ROBIN, Bernard, Dr SIMPKIN, Richaard, trans. and ed.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Stanley Paul, 1981,:

Seller ID: 33072


ROBIN, Bernard, Dr. Survival at Sea : A Practical Manual of Survival and Advice to the Shipwrecked, assembled from an analysis of thirty-one survival stories. Translated and edited by Richard Simpkin. L: Stanley Paul, (1981).First UK Edition. Pp 233. 8vo, blue cloth. Toy 2468. A two part book, the first presenting narratives of exemplary shipwrecks from the fifteenth century to the nineteen-seventies, the second drawing practical lessons from these with reference to surviving thirst, hunger, fatigue, climate, panic, despair, drowning, and illness. Gift inscription, else vg in dj. 30.00 View more info

Survive the Savage Sea

By: ROBERTSON, Dougal

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Sheridan House, Dobbs Ferry, NY, 1994, ISBN:0924486732:

Seller ID: 72246


ROBERTSON, Dougal. Survive the Savage Sea . (Dobbs Ferry, NY) : Sheridan House, (1994). Pp.[1]-217, (7). Illus. 8vo. Illustrated white card covers. "At 10 AM on June 15, 1972, the schooner Lucette, sailed by Dougal Robertson and his family, was attacked and sunk by killer whales in the Pacific. Thisis the incredible true story of their fight for survival" - Cover. Faint c over creasing, else very good. 10.00 View more info

Survive the Savage Sea : Tales from Our Ocean Heritage First Edition

By: PARSONS, Robert

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Creative Publishers, 1998, ISBN:1895387965:

Seller ID: 52865


PARSONS, Robert. Survive the Savage Sea : Tales from Our Ocean Heritage. St. John's, Newfoundland : Creative Publishers, 1998. First Printing. Pp 334,including numerous photos and drawings to text. 8vo, art-illustrated card covers. This is a collection of 63 of Parson's Newfoundland shipwreck stories. Rubbed, ow vg. 14.00 View more info

Survive the Savage Sea : Tales from Our Ocean Heritage First Edition, Signed

By: PARSONS, Robert

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Creative Publishers, 1998,:

Seller ID: 65106


PARSONS, Robert. Survive the Savage Sea : Tales from Our Ocean Heritage. St. John's, Newfoundland : Creative Publishers, 1998. Pp 334, including numerous photos and drawings to text. 8vo, illustrated card covers. This is a collection of 63 of Parson's Newfoundland shipwreck stories. Vg-fine. Signed by the author. 20.00 View more info

Survive the Savage Sea. Advance proof.

By: ROBERTSON, Dougal

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Elek, London, 1973,:

Seller ID: 75325


ROBERTSON, Dougal. Survive the Savage Sea. London : Elek, (1973). Proof Copy. Pp. [1]-223,(1), + 2 leaves of col. map, illus. 8vo, printed pale blue card covers with blank spine. Glue remnants to front cover, nick to top edgeof front cover, else very good. 15.00 View more info

Survive the Savage Sea. Fourth British Printing in dustjacket

By: ROBERTSON, Dougal

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Elek, London, 1973,:

Seller ID: 25715


ROBERTSON, Dougal. Survive the Savage Sea. London : Elek, (June 1973). Fourth UK Printing. Pp 223. Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth. Toy 0742. The 37-day ordeal of Robertson and his family after their schooner was attacked by killer whales in the eastern Pacific. "This is the story of one of the most competently handled disasters on record." - Toy. Very good in dustjacket. 18.00 View more info

Survive the Savage Sea. Second American Printing in dustjacket

By: ROBERTSON, Dougal

Price: $17.00

Publisher: Praeger, New York, 1973,:

Seller ID: 44260


ROBERTSON, Dougal. Survive the Savage Sea. New York : Praeger Publishers, (1973). Second Printing. Pp 269. Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth. Toy 0742. The37-day ordeal of Robertson and his family after their schooner was attacke d by killer whales in the eastern Pacific. "This is the story of one of themost competently handled disasters on record." - Toy. Very good in torn du stjacket. 17.00 View more info

Survive the Savage Sea. Book Club Edition in dustjacket

By: ROBERTSON, Dougal

Price: $17.00

Publisher: Praeger, New York, 1973,:

Seller ID: 25680


ROBERTSON, Dougal. Survive the Savage Sea. New York : Praeger Publishers, (1973). Book Club Edition. Pp 269. Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth. Toy 0742. The 37-day ordeal of Robertson and his family after their schooner was attacked by killer whales in the eastern Pacific. "This is the story of one of the most competently handled disasters on record." - Toy. Very good in dustjacket. 17.00 View more info

Survive the Savage Sea. Cdn in dj

By: ROBERTSON, Dougal

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Griffin House, Toronto, 1973,:

Seller ID: 16592


ROBERTSON, Dougal. Survive the Savage Sea. Toronto: Griffin House, 1973. Pp. (10),[11]-223,(1), including plates. Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth with gilt titles to spine. Toy 0742. The 37-day ordeal of Robertson and his familyafter their schooner was attacked by killer whales in the eastern Pacific. "This is the story of one of the most competently handled disasters on rec ord." - Toy. Very good in price-clipped dust jacket. 20.00 View more info

Survive the Savage Sea. First British Printing in dustjacket

By: ROBERTSON, Dougal

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Elek, London, 1973,:

Seller ID: 59223


ROBERTSON, Dougal. Survive the Savage Sea. London : Elek, (1973). First UK Printing. Pp 223. Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth. Toy 0742. The 37-day ordealof Robertson and his family after their schooner was attacked by killer wh ales in the eastern Pacific. "This is the story of one of the most competently handled disasters on record." - Toy. Very good in dustjacket. 20.00 View more info

Tales of the Cornish Wreckers

By: VIVIAN, John Tor Mark Press series

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Tor Mark Press, Truro, 1970,:

Seller ID: 18782


VIVIAN, John. Tales of the Cornish Wreckers. Truro [UK] : Tor Mark Press, (1969). Pp. (4),5-47,(1). Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated stapled pale blue card covers with orange titles to front. "The term 'wrecking' covers a wide range of misdemeanours, ranging from inshore piraacy to the relatively innocuous gathering of flotsam and jetsam cast up by the sea after a storm. The wrecker of legend, who lured ships to destruction by exhibiting false lights on the coast, and murdered the hapless sailors as they struggled ashore, has, happily, been quite extinct for a very long time now." - from ... View more info

Terror on the Coast : The Wreck of the Schooner Codseeker. 2nd printing

By: EASTON, Allan Nova Scotia Museum MURPHY, Ivan, illus. Peeper Series

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Nimbus Publishing and The Nova Scotia Museum, Halifax , 1992, ISBN:1551090252:

Seller ID: 21242


EASTON, Allan. Terror on the Coast : The Wreck of the Schooner Codseeker. Illustrated by Ivan Murphy. Halifax, Nova Scotia :"Co-published by Nimbus Publishing Limited and The Nova Scotia Museum", 1992. Second Printing. Pp (3),i-ii,(1),1-41,(1). Illustrated. 8vo, stapled art-illustrated black cardcovers. In the Peeper series. A brief account of the wreck of an offshore fishing vessel off Cape Sable Island in the spring of 1877. With lovely atmospheric illustrations and a glossary of nautical terms. Gift inscription, elsevery good. NOTE: Shipping may be less for this slim item. 7.00 View more info

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The Coasts of Canada : A History. First Edition in dustjacket

By: CHOYCE, Lesley

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Goose Lane Editions, Fredericton, NB, 2002, ISBN:0864923600: 2002

Seller ID: 52903


CHOYCE, Lesley. The Coasts of Canada : A History. (Fredericton, New Brunswick) : Goose Lane Editions, (2002). First Printing. Pp. (10),11-308,(4). With many illustrations in the text. 8vo (162 x 235 mm), blue cloth, silver lettering to front & spine. Lesley Willis Choyce (b. March 21, 1951, Riverside Township, New Jersey), novelist, poet, educator and publisher. The lives of those who live on the east and west coasts of Canada are invariably intertwined with the sea. This is the story of the civilizations that sprung up on the coasts of Canada, and the men and women ... View more info

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The Devil You Don't. First American Edition in dustjacket

By: SCOTT, J.M

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Chilton, 1969,: 1969

Seller ID: 47371


SCOTT, J.M. The Devil You Don't. Philadelphia : Chilton Book Company, (1969). First American Edition. Pp (6),1-248,(2). 8vo, blue cloth, cream lettering to spine. James Maurice Scott (b. December 13, 1906, Egypt - d. March 12, 1986, Huntingdon) was a British explorer and writer. An adventure novel concerning a London antiquary's quest for a tremendous treasure lost during the Peruvian war of independence. "During the Peruvian war of independence in 1821, golden ornaments, jewels and silver plate valued at eighteen million dollars disappeared from the cathedr... View more info

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The Great Lakes: The Vessels That Plough Them : Their Owners, Their Sailors, and Their Cargoes.

By: CURWOOD, James Oliver

Price: $400.00

Publisher: Archives of James Pugliese, 1967,: 1967

Seller ID: 27372


CURWOOD, James Oliver. The Great Lakes : The Vessels That Plough Them : Their Owners, Their Sailors, and Their Cargoes. Together with A Brief History of Our Inland Seas. With 72 Illustrations and a Map. N.pl. [New York ?] : From The Archives of James Pugliese, 1967. Pp (18),3-227,(3) + 72 b&w photo plates + folding map at rear. 8vo (155 x 234 mm) very dark navy cloth, gilt lettering to front and spine. See Gidmark, Encyclopedia of American Literature of the Sea and Great Lakes, p. 105. The scarce reprint of the scarcer 1909 first edition. Preface. ... View more info

The Heroic Companion : The Newfoundland Dog. First Edition

By: PICKETT, Patrick FERGUSON, Judy

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Robinson-Blackmore Printing and Publishing Ltd, Grand Falls-Windsor, NF, 2001, ISBN:0968251013:

Edition: 2001

Seller ID: 83427

ISBN: 0968251013


PICKETT, Patrick. Heroic Companion : The Newfoundland Dog. With contributions by Judy Ferguson. (Grand Falls-Windsor, NF: Robinson-Blackmore Printing& Publishing, Ltd., 2001). Pp. 1-84. Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated pale blue card covers. A collection of anecdotes relating to the rescue capabilities of the Newfoundland breed of dogs. Of nautical interest: "Newfoundland Dog Makes Trek Across North American with Lewis and Clark Expedition" (17-21), "Newfoundland Dog Saves Titanic Survivors" (22-24), "The S.S. Ethie" (28-29), "Newfoundland Dog Helps Save Passengers and Crew of Doom... View more info