Search Results

Showing 641-660 of 718

Tragic History of the Sea : Shipwrecks from the Bible to the Titanic. First Edition in dustjacket.

By: BRANDT, Anthony.

Price: $17.50

Publisher: National Geographic, Washington, D.C., 2006, ISBN:0792259084:

Seller ID: 107195


BRANDT, Anthony, ed. The Tragic History of the Sea: Shipwrecks from the Bible to the Titanic. Washington, DC: National Geographic, (2006). First Edition. Pp. (12),[xiii]-xix,(1),[1]-329,(3). 8vo, red cloth spine, black paper covered boards, silver lettering to spine. "These compelling accounts speakof deadly typhoons, vessels consumed by fire, roguery against helpless sur vivors, and thirsting castaways adrift on an empty ocean. There's high adventure too, in uplifting tales of seamanship, heroism, and sheer ingenuity -with remarkable true stories detailing how the resourceful (and the luc... View more info

Tragic Story of the Empress of Ireland : An Authentic Account of the Most Horrible Disaster in Canadian History Constructed from the Real Facts Obtained from those on Board Who Survived. in dj.

By: MARSHALL, Logan. TANTUM, W.H., iv, ed. KENDALL, Henry George, Captain). ANDERSEN, Thomas, Captain).

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Patrick Stephens / 7 C's Press, London / Connecticut, 1972, ISBN:0850591031:

Seller ID: 77012


MARSHALL, Logan. The Tragic Story of the Empress of Ireland : An Authentic Account of the Most Horrible Disaster in Canadian History Constructed from the Real Facts Obtained from those on Board Who Survived . Edited by W.H. Tantum IV. Containing the Statements of Captain Henry George Kendall, Commanding the Empress of Ireland, and Captain Thomas Andersen, Commanding the Storstad. Illustrated with numerous authentic photographs and drawings. London (and Connecticut): Patrick Stephens / (7 C's Press), (1972). Pp. [1]-232.Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated pale blue cloth. Originally published in 191 ... View more info

Tragic Story of the Empress of Ireland and Other Great Sea Disasters

By: MARSHALL, Logan

Price: $40.00

Publisher: L.T. Myers, 1914,:

Seller ID: 31348


MARSHALL, Logan. The Tragic Story Of The Empress of Ireland : An Authentic Account of the Most Horrible Disaster in Canadian History, Constructed fromthe Real Facts Obtained from Those on Board Who Survived, And Other Great Sea Disasters. Containing the Statements of Captain Henry George Kendall Commanding the Empress of Ireland and Captain Thomas Andersen Commanding the Storstad. Illustrated With Numerous Authentic Photographs and Drawings. N.pl.: n.pub., (copyright L.T. Myers, 1914). Pp 351. 8vo, illustrated tan cloth, with pictorial onlay. Covers very worn and stained, hinges cracked, name,... View more info

Transport to Disaster : The forgotten story of the Sultana -- a tragedy at the close of the Civil War that took more than 1,500 lives. 1st US in dj.

By: ELLIOTT, James W.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, New York, 1962,:

Seller ID: 91860


ELLIOTT, James W. Transport to Disaster : [Dj adds: The forgotten story of the Sultana -- a tragedy at the close of the Civil War that took more than 1,500 lives]. New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, (1962). First Edition. Pp. (8),[1]-247,(1), + 8 p. of plates. Illustrated. 8vo, grey cloth with gilt decoration to front and gilt lettering to spine. Documenting one the greatest disasters in American shipping history, this volume outlines the explosion and subsequent sinking of the SS Sultana, a Mississippi River paddlewheeler, whose loss at the end of the Civil War took over 1,500 lives. Short... View more info

Treasure Hunt : Shipwreck, Diving, and the Quest for Treasure in an Age of Heroes.

By: EARLE, Peter.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: St. Martin's Press, New York, 2007, ISBN:9780312380397:

Seller ID: 108980


EARLE, Peter. Treasure Hunt : Shipwreck, Diving, and the Quest for Treasurein an Age of Heroes. New York : St. Martin's Press, (2007). Pp. (11), xii- xv, (4), 4-383, (1) + [8] p. of plates. Illustrated. 8vo, black paper covered boards with siver spine titles. Contents: I. Sad Newes from the Seas ; 2. Men Under the Sea ; 3. Captain Phips' Wreck Project ; 4. The Great Treasure Hunting Boom ; 5. Diving-Engines of Divers Kinds ; 6. A Long Story ; 7. Captain Hunter's Treasure Hunt ; 8. A New Way of Diving ; 9. Jacob Rowe andthe Wreck of the Vansittart ; 10. The Evans Logbooks ; 11. Bellmen and Bra ... View more info

Treasure of the Atocha : A $400 Million Archaeological Adventure. 1st in dj.

By: MATHEWSON, R. Duncan FISHER, Mel, foreword

Price: $24.00

Publisher: E.P. Dutton, Pisces Books, New York, 1986, ISBN:0866360441:

Seller ID: 87947


MATHEWSON, R. Duncan. Treasure of the Atocha : A $400 Million Archaeological Adventure . Foreword by Mel Fisher. With photographs by Don Kincaid and Pat Clyne. New York : E.P. Dutton, Pisces Books, (1986). First Printing. Pp.(13),[14]-160, + 32 p. of colour plates. Illustrated. 8vo, navy blue cloth with pressed lettering to front and gilt lettering to spine. The excavatio n of the shipwreck of the Atocha, off the coast of Key West. Very good in price-clipped dust jacket. 24.00 View more info

Image for Treasure of the San Jose : Death at Sea in the War of the Spanish Succession.

Treasure of the San Jose : Death at Sea in the War of the Spanish Succession.

By: PHILLIPS, Carla Rahn

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore , 2007, ISBN:9780801885808:

Seller ID: 91114

ISBN: 0801885809


PHILLIPS, Carla Rahn. The Treasure of the San José : Death at Sea in the War of the Spanish Succession. Baltimore : The Johns Hopkins University Press, (2007). Book Club Edition. Pp [i]-viii,(8),[1]-258,+ 14 pp plates. Maps. Index. 8vo, grey cloth spine, brown paper covered boards, gilt lettering tospine. "Sunk in a British ambush in 1708, the Spanish galleon San José was rumored to have one of the richest cargos ever lost at sea. Though treasur e hunters have searched for the wreck's legendary bounty, no one knows exactly how much went down with the ship or exactly whe... View more info

Treasure Ships of the Great Lakes : Your guide to over a billion dollars ingold, silver, jewelry, rare coins and valuable cargoes aboard treasure shi ps in the Great Lakes

By: Great Lakes - Shipwrecks - Treasure)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Maritime Research & Publishing Company, Detroit, 1981, ISBN:0939362813:

Seller ID: 104719


(Great Lakes - Shipwrecks - Treasure). Treasure Ships of the Great Lakes : Your guide to over a billion dollars in gold, silver, jewelry, rare coins and valuable cargoes aboard treasure ships in the Great Lakes. Resarched over 5 years at universities, museums, libraries and archives. (Detroit) : Maritime Research & Publishing Company, (1981). Pp (5),2-72,(4). Illustrated. Maps. Double Column. 4to, illustrated white card covers. Contents : Introduction; The Great Lakes - A Billion Dollar Treasure Trove; Lake Erie; Lake Huron; Lake Michigan; Lake Superior; Lake Ontario; St Lawrence River; How To... View more info

Treasury of Titanic Tales. 2d pbk pr.

By: GARRISON, Webb

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Rutledge Hill Press, Nashville, TN, 1998, ISBN:1558536582:

Seller ID: 28804


GARRISON, Webb. A Treasury of Titanic Tales. Nashville, TN: Rutledge Hill Press, (1998). Second Printing. Pp (6),7-240. 8vo, ill. card covers. Contents: 1. Harold Bride: Switched Signals; 2. Guglielmo Marconi: Champion Lifesaver; 3. Belfast: Behemoth!; 4. Southampton: Bon Voyage; 5. Smooth Sailing: A Sea of Glass; 6. Day Five: Best Crossing Ever; 7. The Collision: Blue Ice; 8. Archibald Gracie: Fate at Work; 9. Archibald Butt and Frank Millet: Damon and Pythias; 10. John Jacob Astor: JJA or AV?; 11. William Thomas Stead: A Last Crusade; 12. Isidor and Ida Straus: Hand in Hand; 13. Harry Widene... View more info

Tresors Engloutis

By: LATIL, Pierre de RIVOIRE, Jean.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Librairie Plon, Paris, 1959,:

Seller ID: 27093


LATIL, Pierre de et Jean RIVOIRE. Trésors Engloutis. (Paris): Librairie Plon, (1959). Pp 349. 32 pages of plates. 8vo, red cloth. A delightfully illustrated French-language introduction to shipwrecks, marine salvage and underwater archaeology. Very good in chipped dustjacket. 50.00 View more info

True Canadian Stories of the Great Lakes. 2nd pbk.

By: BOURRIE, Mark

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Prospero Books, Toronto, 2007, ISBN:1552673812:

Seller ID: 70989


BOURRIE, Mark. True Canadian Great Lakes Stories. (Toronto): Prospero Books, (2007). Second Printing. Pp. [i]-xxv,(3),[1]-259,(1). Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated grey card covers. Contents: 1. The Little Boat of Charity, 2. The Griffin, 3. Revenge of the Nancy, 4. The "Coffin Ship" Atlantic, 5. The Heroine of Long Point, 6. Politicians in Peril, 7. Spies and Rebels on the Lakes, 8. Georgian Bay Ghost Ships, 9. The Asia, 10. The Wreck of the Algoma, 11. Where's the Captain?, 12. The Great Storm, 13. The Inkerman and the Cerisoles, 14. Alone on the Bridge, 15. Always Trust Your Accountant... View more info

True Canadian Stories of the Great Lakes. pbk.

By: BOURRIE, Mark

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Prospero Books, Toronto, 2004, ISBN:1552673812:

Seller ID: 69910


BOURRIE, Mark. True Canadian Stories of the Great Lakes. [Cover adds: Including the Edmond [sic] Fitzgerald and the Algoma]. (Toronto): Prospero Books, (2004). Pp. [i]-xxv,(3),[1]-259,(1). Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated blue card covers. Includes all material from the author's previous "Ninety Fathoms Down". Contents: 1. The Little Boat of Charity, 2. The Griffin, 3. Revenge of the Nancy, 4. The "Coffin Ship" Atlantic, 5. The Heroine of Long Point, 6. Politicians in Peril, 7. Spies and Rebels on the Lakes, 8. Georgian Bay Ghost Ships, 9. The Asia, 10. The Wreck of the Algoma, 11... View more info

True Story of the Grosvenor, East Indiaman : Wrecked on the Coast of Pondoland South Africa on 4 August 1782 First British Edition in dustjacket

By: KIRBY, Percival R.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press,, Cape Town, 1960,:

Seller ID: 102444


KIRBY, Percival R. The True Story of the Grosvenor, East Indiaman : Wreckedon the Coast of Pondoland, South Africa on 4 August 1782. Cape Town, Londo n, New York : Oxford University Press, 1960. First British Edition. Printedin South Africa. Pp. (6),vii-xiii,(1),[1]-266, + 8 p. of black and white p lates and 1 folding map at rear. Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth, silver lettering to spine. See Huntress, Checklist of Narratives of Shipwrecks and Disasters at Sea to 1860 95C. "The Grosvenor East Indiaman foundered on the coast of Pondoland in 1782. This book is a vivid reconstruction from first... View more info

True Story of the Grosvenor, East Indiaman : Wrecked on the Coast of Pondoland South Africa on 4 August 1782 First Edition in dustjacket

By: KIRBY, Percival R.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press,, Cape Town, 1960,:

Seller ID: 25922


KIRBY, Percival R. The True Story of the Grosvenor, East Indiaman : Wreckedon the Coast of Pondoland, South Africa on 4 August 1782. Cape Town, Londo n, New York : Oxford University Press, 1960. First Edition. Pp. (6),vii-xiii,(1),[1]-266, + 8 p. of black and white plates and 1 folding map at rear. Illustrated. 8vo, decorated white and blue cloth. See Huntress, Checklist of Narratives of Shipwrecks and Disasters at Sea to 1860 95C. "The GrosvenorEast Indiaman foundered on the coast of Pondoland in 1782. This book is a vivid reconstruction from first-hand evidence of the whole story of the ... View more info

True Tales and Curious Legends : Dramatic Stories from the Yankee Past. 2nd US in dj.

By: SNOW, Edward Rowe

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Dodd, Mead and Company, New York, 1969,:

Seller ID: 75346


SNOW, Edward Rowe. True Tales and Curious Legends : Dramatic Stories from the Yankee Past. New York: Dodd, Mead and Company, (1969). Second American Printing. Pp. [i]-xiii,(1),[1]-273,(1), + 16 p. of plates. Illustrated. 8vo,green cloth with black lettering to spine. Contents: Part I: Treasure Ches ts, Pirates, and Diver's Gold: 1. America's First Treasure Diver; 2. ThomasTew, Thoreau, and a Treasure Chest; 3. A Pirate Cartographer Who Escaped H anging. Part II: Ghosts, Fantasies, and the Devil: 1. Princess Augusta and Dolphyn; 2. The Ghost of the Murdered Minister; 3. Pirate Lee and Three Whi... View more info

True Tales of Terrible Shipwrecks. 1st US in clipped dj.

By: SNOW, Edward Rowe

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Dodd, Mead, New York, 1963,:

Seller ID: 87135


SNOW, Edward Rowe. True Tales of Terrible Shipwrecks. New York : Dodd, Mead& Company, (1963). First American Edition. Pp. [i]-xi,(1),[1]-239,(5), + 1 6 p. of plates. Illustrated. 8vo, yellow cloth with red lettering to spine.Edward Rowe Snow (b. August 22, 1902 Winthrop, Massachusetts - d. April 10 , 1982 Boston). Contents: 1. Treasure in Boston Bay; 2. The Circus Ship andIts Treasure; 3. The Treasure Ship Central America; 4. The Watch and Wait; 5. The Immigrant Ship Saint John; 6. The City of Columbus; 7. The Steamer Portland; 8. The Monomoy Disaster; 9. The Larchmont Disaster; 10. The Phoeni... View more info

True Tales of Terrible Shipwrecks. 1st US in dj.

By: SNOW, Edward Rowe

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Dodd, Mead, New York, 1963,:

Seller ID: 75192


SNOW, Edward Rowe. True Tales of Terrible Shipwrecks . New York: Dodd, Mead& Company, (1963). First American Edition. Pp. [i]-xi,(1),[1]-239,(5), + 1 6 p. of plates. Illustrated. 8vo, yellow cloth with red lettering to spine.Contents: 1. Treasure in Boston Bay; 2. The Circus Ship and Its Treasure; 3. The Treasure Ship Central America; 4. The Watch and Wait; 5. The Immigrant Ship Saint John; 6. The City of Columbus; 7. The Steamer Portland; 8. The Monomoy Disaster; 9. The Larchmont Disaster; 10. The Phoenix; 11. The Atlantic; 12. Loss of the Indiaman Kent; 13. Eaten by Sharks; 14. Collins, theG... View more info

True Tales of the Great Lakes. 3rd US in dj

By: BOYER, Dwight

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Dodd, Mead, New York, 1971, ISBN:0396063721:

Seller ID: 18323


BOYER, Dwight. True Tales of the Great Lakes. New York : Dodd, Mead & Co., (1971). Third Printing. Pp. (6),[vii]-ix,(3),[3]-340, + 16 p. of black and white plates. Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth. Dwight Boyer (b. November 18, 1912, Elyria, Ohio – d. October 15, 1978, Willoughby, Ohio). Feltner, Great Lakes Maritime History: Bibliography p.6. "Once again Dwight Boyer writes of the world's largest inland seas. His painstaking research has uncovered many long-forgotten adventures and tragedies of freshwater ships and sailors." - from the dj. Includes information on the capsizing of the Ea... View more info

True Tales of the Sea. First Edition, hardcover.

By: LOCKHART, J.G. JENKINS, Robert).

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Quality Press, London, 1939,:

Seller ID: 2354


LOCKHART, J.G. True Tales of the Sea. London: Quality Press, (1939). Pp. (4),5-510,(2). 8vo, green cloth with black lettering to spine. Chapters : 1. The Last Voyage of Sir Humfrey Gilbert; 2. The Casting Away of the Tobie; 3. The Shipwreck of King James II; 4. The Wreck of the Wager, 1740; 5. The Wreck of H.M.S. Phoenix, 1780; 6. The Loss of the Royal George; 7. The Loss of the Halsewell East Indiaman; 8. The Burning of the Kent East Indiaman, 1825; 9. The Wreck of the Rothsay Castle, Steam Packet; 10. The Story of theBirkenhead, 1852; 11. The Loss of the Titanic, 1912; 12. The Escape of Joh ... View more info

Two Atlantics. new

By: HATCHARD, Keith A.

Price: $12.95

Publisher: Nimbus Publishing, Halifax, 2000, ISBN:1551093057:

Seller ID: 61229


HATCHARD, Keith A. The Two Atlantics. 'There shall not two Atlantics be'- Old sea proverb. (Halifax: Nimbus Publishing), [2000]. Pp. 144 . 8vo, illustrated card covers. Front cover adds: "The Shipwreck of the SS Atlantic at Prospect, N.S., April 1st, 1873". Contents: Part One - Reservations: "Paris,March 1873"; "London, March 1873"; "Lancashire, 1873". Part Two - Transatl antic: "The Captain's Table"; "Steerage"; " A Stroll on the Deck"; " The Grand Saloon"; " A Change of Course"; " A Farewell Party". Part Three - ... View more info