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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.: From The Archives of James Pugliese, 1967. Pp 227 + fldg.map at rear. 8vo, navy cloth. Thescarce reprint of the scarcer 1909 first edition. Contents : Part I - The Ships, Their Owners, Their Sailors, and Their Cargoes. Chapter 1. The Building of the Ships; 2. What the Ships Carry - Ore; 3. What the Ships Carry - Other Cargoes; 4. Passenger Traffic and Summer Life; 5. The Romance and Trag... View more info

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The Intriguing Waters of Newfoundland. First Edition.

By: WALSH, David

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Jesperson, 1980, ISBN:0920502180: 1980

Seller ID: 3184

ISBN: 0920502180


WALSH, David. The Intriguing Waters of Newfoundland. (St. John's, Newfoundland : "Printed and published in Canada by: Jesperson Printing Ltd." , 1980).. First Edition. Pp (3),iv-x,(2),1-87,(1). With 20 b&w photos, several maps and other illustrations in the text. 8vo (136 x 208 mm), green illustrated cardcovers, with a small b&w photo of Walsh on the rear white cover, with light green lettering to green spine. David Walsh (from Alberta) was living in St. John's at the time of publication. A guide for diving, arranged by region and place. Introducti... View more info

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The Penance Way : The Mystery of Puffin's Atlantic voyage. First Edition in dustjacket

By: NAYDLER, Merton

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Hutchinson, 1968,: 1968

Seller ID: 47550


NAYDLER, Merton. The Penance Way : The Mystery of Puffin's Atlantic voyage. London : Hutchinson, (1968). First Printing. Pp (12),xiii-xvii,(3),[1]-252 + colour frontispiece + 16-page central section of b&w photos. Some drawings in the text. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. With end-paper maps. Toy 0569. "The mystery of the disappearance of the tiny, fifteen-foot Puffin, crewed by David Johnstone and John Hoare in their attempt to row the Atlantic, captured the world's headlines in October 1966 and there has since been much speculation about the reason... View more info

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The Penance Way : The Mystery of Puffin's Atlantic voyage. First Edition in dustjacket

By: NAYDLER, Merton

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Hutchinson, 1968,: 1968

Seller ID: 18333


NAYDLER, Merton. The Penance Way : The Mystery of Puffin's Atlantic voyage. London : Hutchinson, (1968). First Printing. Pp (12),xiii-xvii,(3),[1]-252 + colour frontispiece + 16-page central section of b&w photos. Some drawings in the text. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. With end-paper maps. Toy 0569. "The mystery of the disappearance of the tiny, fifteen-foot Puffin, crewed by David Johnstone and John Hoare in their attempt to row the Atlantic, captured the world's headlines in October 1966 and there has since been much speculation about the reason... View more info

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Thirty Florida Shipwrecks. First Edition

By: McCARTHY, Kevin M.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Pineapple Press, Sarasota, Florida, 1992, ISBN:1561640077: 1992

Seller ID: 32262

ISBN: 1561640077


McCARTHY, Kevin M. Thirty Florida Shipwrecks. Paintings by William L Trotter. Maps by Steve Roguski. Sarasota, Florida : Pineapple Press, Inc. 1992. First Printing. Pp (3), 4-128. Illustrated with reproductions of colour painting as well as small drawings and maps. Double column. Large 8vo, art-illustrated cardcovers, spine lettered in white. "Sunken treasure, cannibalism, prison ships, Nazi submarines, the Bermuda Triangle - all are tied into the lore of shipwrecks along Florida's coasts. Here are the stories of 30 of the most interesting shipwrecks - from young Fontane... View more info

Thirty Florida Shipwrecks. Third Printing

By: McCARTHY, Kevin M.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Pineapple Press, Sarasota, Florida, 1992, ISBN:1561640077:

Seller ID: 113511


McCARTHY, Kevin M. . Thirty Florida Shipwrecks. Paintings by William L Trotter. Maps by Steve Roguski. Sarasota, Florida : Pineapple Press, Inc. (copyright 1992). Third Printing. Pp (3), 4-128. Illustrated with reproductions of colour painting as well as small drawings and maps. Double column. Large8vo, art-illustrated cardcovers, spine lettered in white. "Sunken treasure , cannibalism, prison ships, Nazi submarines, the Bermuda Triangle - all are tied into the lore of shipwrecks along Florida's coasts. Here are the stories of 30 of the most interesting shipwrecks - from young Fontaneda, w... View more info

This Was Seafaring : A Sea Chest of Salty Memories. reprint in dj

By: ANDREWS, Ralph W. and Harry A. KIRWIN KIRWIN, Harry A.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Bonanza, New York, 0,:

Seller ID: 28159


ANDREWS, Ralph W. and Harry A. KIRWIN. This Was Seafaring : A Sea Chest of Salty Memories. N.Y.: Bonanza Books, n.d. [copyright 1955]. Later Reprint. Pp 168. Illustrated. 4to, pale blue cloth. Tourville, Alaska, A bibliography 262. Thirty years of maritime events- significant arrivals and departures, shipwrecks, strandings, prodigious storms, strange vessels- in the Pacific Northwest, as recorded by a single cameraman and narrated by an award-winning author. Name to flyleaf, else very good in lightly rubbed dust jacket.20.00 View more info

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Tides of Discipline : A personal history of three traditional fishing communities : Chance Harbour, Dipper Harbour and Maces Bay, situated on the South Shore of New Brunswick. Second Edition

By: THOMPSON, Ethel Anne

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Print'N Press Ltd., 1980,: 1980

Seller ID: 51876

ISBN: 0920732100


THOMPSON, Ethel Anne. The Tides of Discipline : A personal history of three traditional fishing communities : Chance Harbour, Dipper Harbour and Maces Bay, situated on the South Shore of New Brunswick. (St. Stephen, N.B. : Print'N Press Ltd., 1980). Second Edition. Pp. (12),116,(10), b&w photos),(1), (1, publisher's list). Some maps and drawings in text. 8vo, colour photo-illustrated cardcovers. The front cover has a shorter subtitle: A History of Chance Harbour, Harbour Dipper and Maces Bay. Ethel Anne Thompson (d. June 10th, 2005, Saint John, New Brunswick... View more info

Tidewrack: Neglected Facts and Intriguing Stories from the Age of the Wooden Ship. First Edition

By: CUNNINGHAM, Robert

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Lancelot Press, Hantsport, N.S. , 1994, ISBN:0889995397:

Seller ID: 18300


CUNNINGHAM, Robert. Tidewrack : Neglected Facts and Intriguing Stories fromthe Age of the Wooden Ship. Hantsport, N.S. : Lancelot Press, (1994). Firs t Printing. Pp (3),4-210,(2). Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated blue, white andbeige card covers. A Maritime nautical miscellany, treating early French a nd English exploration and colonization of the region; the Navigation Acts and the beginnings of local shipbuilding; Prince Henry Sinclair's alleged visit to Nova Scotia as well as that of Saint Brendan (the latter introducing an interesting discussion of dug-out boat construction in the region); th... View more info

Tidewrack: Neglected Facts and Intriguing Stories from the Age of the Wooden Ship. First Edition, Signed

By: CUNNINGHAM, Robert

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Lancelot Press, Hantsport, N.S. , 1994, ISBN:0889995397:

Seller ID: 70745


CUNNINGHAM, Robert. Tidewrack : Neglected Facts and Intriguing Stories fromthe Age of the Wooden Ship. Hantsport, N.S. : Lancelot Press, (1994). Firs t Printing. Pp (3),4-210,(2). Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated blue, white andbeige card covers. A Maritime nautical miscellany, treating early French a nd English exploration and colonization of the region; the Navigation Acts and the beginnings of local shipbuilding; Prince Henry Sinclair's alleged visit to Nova Scotia as well as that of Saint Brendan (the latter introducing an interesting discussion of dug-out boat construction in the region); th... View more info

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Till We Meet Again : The Sinking of the Empress of Ireland. First Edition.

By: WOOD, Herbert P.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Image Publishing, Toronto, 1982, ISBN:0919357148: 1982

Seller ID: 18659

ISBN: 0919357148


WOOD, Herbert P. Till We Meet Again : The Sinking of the Empress of Ireland. Toronto : Image Publishing Inc., (1982). First Edition. Pp. (12),13-186,(2). Illustrated with 28 b&w photos in the text. 8vo, art-illustrated blue card covers. The story of Canada's worst marine disaster. "In the dead of night, the beautiful Empress of Ireland, the last word in luxury ocean-going liners, sank into the icy waters of the St. Lawrence River, snuffing out the lives of over a thousand souls. In the early hours of May 29, in the year of 1914, fog enveloped the two ships ... View more info

Titanic & Her Sisters Olympic & Britannic. in dustjacket

By: McCLUSKIE, Tom SHARPE, Michael. MARRIOTT, Leo.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Prospero Books, London, 1998, ISBN:1552672735:

Seller ID: 44877


McCLUSKIE, Tom, Michael SHARPE and Leo MARRIOTT. Titanic & Her Sisters Olympic & Britannic. (London) : Prospero Books, (1998). Pp. (7),8-512. 4to, illustrated grey card-covered boards in like jacket. A fat, well-illustrated chronicle of the famous sister ships issued in the wake of the James Cameronfilm. "At the end of the 20th century, nearly 80 years after her demise, t he Titanic is the most notorious ship ever to have taken to the sea. Her tragic story has fascinated every generation from the time, even before her sinking. [...] It is less widely known that she was the second of three ... View more info