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Two Atlantics. The Shipwreck of the SS Atlantic at Prospect, N.S., April 1st, 1873.

By: HATCHARD, Keith A.

Price: $8.00

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

Seller ID: 71732


HATCHARD, Keith A. The Two Atlantics. 'There shall not two Atlantics be'- Old sea proverb. (Halifax: Nimbus Publishing), [2000]. Pp. 144 . 8vo, illustrated blue and black 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". PartTwo - Transatlantic: "The Captain's Table"; "Steerage"; " A Stroll on the Deck"; " The Grand Saloon"; " A Change of Course"; " A Farewell Party".... View more info

Two Dramatic Episodes of New England Whaling: The George Henry and the Salvage and Restoration of H.M.S. Resolute [and] The Sinking of the two Stone Fleets during the Civil War

By: WITHINGTON, Sidney

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Marine Historical Association, Mystic, Conn, 1958,:

Seller ID: 22500


WITHINGTON, Sidney. Two Dramatic Episodes of New England Whaling : The George Henry and the Salvage and Restoration of H.M.S. Resolute [and] The Sinking of the two "Stone Fleets" during the Civil War. Mystic, Conn.: Marine Historical Association, July 1958. Pp 69. Illustrated. 8vo, card covers. Verygood. 35.00 View more info

Two Survived. 1st UK.

By: JONES, Guy Pearce McFEE, William (Introduction by)

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Hamish Hamilton, London, 1941,:

Seller ID: 76974


JONES, Guy Pearce. Two Survived : The Story of Topscott and Widdicombe, whowere Torpedoed in Mid-Atlantic and Survived Seventy Days in an Open Boat. As narrated to Guy Pearce Jones, with an introduction by William McFee. London: Hamish Hamilton, (1941). First UK Printing. Pp. [1]-198,(2), frontis.,+ 6 p. of plates. Illustrated. 8vo, tan cloth with blue device to front, b lue lettering to spine. The story of the torpedoing of the British tramp steamer Anglo-Saxon, which was sailing from the Bristol channel to South America laden with coal, as related by the two surviving crew members. Dampstain... View more info

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U.S. Submarine Losses : World War II

By: US NAVY]

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Commander Submarine Force, US Pacific Fleet, 1946,:

Seller ID: 56423


[US NAVY]. U.S. Submarine Losses : World War II . [S.l.]: Commander Submarine Force, US Pacific Fleet, 1946. Pp. 172, including folding chart. Illustrated. Double column. Large 8vo, stapled illustrated card covers. A look back at the losses sustained by the United States submarine fleet in the Second World War. Includes a brief summary of the history and operations of eachindividual submarine lost, as well as a picture of the vessel and a list o f the crew. Covers browned, small dampstain to top edge of front cover, else vg. 125.00 View more info

Underwater Archaeology : A Nascent Discipline.. in dustjacket.

By: UNESCO Museums and Monuments, XIII) THROCKMORTON, Peter DUMAS, Frédéric

Price: $30.00

Publisher: UNESCO, Paris, 1972,:

Seller ID: 57110


UNESCO. Underwater Archaeology : A Nascent Discipline. Paris : UNESCO, 1972. Pp. 306. Illustrated. Double column. 8vo, white printed card covers in blue jacket. Number XIII in the Museums and Monuments series. This volume on diving for wrecks is divided into two parts. The first part focuses on various sites throughout the world, though they are primarily located in European waters. The second section focuses on the more technical, and preparatory parts going into wreck diving, focusing on underwater mapping, sonar, underwater photography, and wreck excavation. Includes dozens of black and whi... View more info

Universitetets Oldsaksamling : The Viking Ship Finds. revised ed.

By: GJESSING, Gutorm.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: J. Petlitz Boktrykkeri (Rolf Rannem), , Oslo, 1955,:

Seller ID: 67367


GJESSING, Gutorm. Universitetets Oldsaksamling : The Viking Ship Finds. Oslo: J. Petlitz Boktrykkeri (Rolf Rannem), 1955. Revised Edition. Pp. 35 + [15] pp of plates. Illustrated with map to rear. Small 8vo, illustrated pale green card covers. From the library of Admiral Pullen, RCN. Spine browned as are edges, crease to cover, else vg. 18.00 View more info

University of Malawi, Chancellor College, History Department, Final Year History Seminar Papers 1972-3. black cloth

By: University of Malawi

Price: $150.00

Publisher: 1973,:

Seller ID: 90813


(University of Malawi). University of Malawi, Chancellor College, History Department, Final Year History Seminar Papers 1972-3. N.pl.: n.,pub., n.d. [1973]. Individually paginated (totalling approx. 261 pages). Maps. Folio, black cloth, gilt lettering to spine. A bound collection of mimeographed History Seminar Papers. Of nautical interest : Paper 17 - “The Vipya Disaster and Its Aftermath” by Harry Thindwa (9 pages, with penned corrections) – a study of the sinking of the M.V. Vipya on Lake Malawi in 1946, the loss of life, an account of the inquiry, and the impact the disaster had on t... View more info

University of Malawi, Chancellor College, History Department, Final Year History Seminar Papers 1972-3. blue cloth

By: University of Malawi

Price: $150.00

Publisher: 1973,:

Seller ID: 91228


(University of Malawi). University of Malawi, Chancellor College, History Department, Final Year History Seminar Papers 1972-3. N.pl.: n.,pub., n.d. [1973]. Individually paginated (totalling approx. 261 pages). Maps. Folio, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. A bound collection of mimeographed History Seminar Papers. Of nautical interest : Paper 17 - “The Vipya Disaster and Its Aftermath” by Harry Thindwa (9 pages, with penned corrections) – a study of the sinking of the M.V. Vipya on Lake Malawi in 1946, the loss of life, an account of the inquiry, and the impact the disaster had on th... View more info

Vancouver Island's West Coast 1762-1962 . 3rd printing in dustjacket, Signed

By: NICHOLSON, George

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Morriss Printing, 1965,:

Seller ID: 63271


NICHOLSON, George. Vancouver Island's West Coast 1762-1962. With Illustrations, Map and List of Shipwrecks. (Victoria : Printed by the Morriss Printing Co. Ltd., October 1964). Third Printing. Pp (8),9-356,(4) + 74 p. of black and white plates. Illustrated. Map endpapers. 8vo, green cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Major George Salier Willis Nicholson MC (b. February 10, 1887 in Wellington, New Zealand, d. January 11, 1980 in Victoria). Hale and Barman British Columbia Local Histories: A Bibliography 656. Chapters include Nootka sound, Historical Estevan Point, Esperanza Inlet, Clayoquot So... View more info

Vancouver Island's West Coast 1762-1962 . 4th printing in dustjacket, Signed

By: NICHOLSON, George

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Morriss Printing, 1965,:

Seller ID: 26098


NICHOLSON, George. Vancouver Island's West Coast 1762-1962. With Illustrations, Map and List of Shipwrecks. (Victoria : Printed by the Morriss Printing Co. Ltd., October 1966). Fourth Printing. Pp 356. 8vo, green cloth. MajorGeorge Salier Willis Nicholson MC (b. February 10, 1887 in Wellington, New Zealand, d. January 11, 1980 in Victoria). Hale and Barman British Columbi a Local Histories: A Bibliography 656. Much nautical content: shipwrecks, &c. Bookplate, else very good in worn dustjacket. Signed. 45.00 View more info

Vancouver Island's West Coast 1762-1962 . 5th printing in dustjacket, Signed

By: NICHOLSON, George

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Morriss Printing, Victoria, 1968,:

Seller ID: 29465


NICOLSON, George. Vancouver Island's West Coast 1762-1962. With Illustrations, Map and a List of Shipwrecks. (Victoria : Printed by the Morris Printing Co. Ltd., (March 1968). Fifth Printing. Pp 356. 8vo, green cloth. Major George Salier Willis Nicholson MC (b. February 10, 1887 in Wellington, New Zealand, d. January 11, 1980 in Victoria). Hale and Barman British Columbia Local Histories: A Bibliography 656. Very good in spine-chipped dj. Signed.45.00 View more info

Vanished Fleets: Ships and Men of Old Van Diemen's Land. . 1st edition

By: VILLIERS, A.J.

Price: $70.00

Publisher: Henry Holt and Company, New York, 1931,:

Seller ID: 92661


VILLIERS, A. J. Vanished Fleets : Ships and Men of Old Van Diemen's Land. Illustrated with photographs and maps. New York : Henry Holt and Company, (1931). First Printing. Pp (2),[i]-viii,(40,[1]-297,(5), frontis., + 8 leavesof plates. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine, top edge dyed black. The story of various voyages to Australia, and specifically Tasmania, in the nineteenth century. Examines mercantile expeditions, the arrival of convict ships to the islands, as well as the disappearance and wrecking of several of these expeditions. Contents : Book I. - Earlier Days. 1. The Romance o... View more info

Vanishing Lights : A Lightkeeper's Fascination with a Disappearing Way of Life. new ed, signed.

By: MILLS, Chris

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Nimbus, Halifax, 2008, ISBN:9781551096650:

Seller ID: 78122


MILLS, Chris. Vanishing Lights : A Lightkeeper's Fascination with a Disappearing Way of Life. (Halifax): Nimbus, (2008). New Edition. Pp. [i]-vii,(3),1-166. Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated card covers with white, grey, and brown spine. "Life as a lightkeeper is almost impossible for most people to imagine: isolation on rugged shores through foggy days and stormy nights, often with only the crashing waves for company. In 'Vanishing Lights', author Chris Mills captures his own experience as a lightkeeper on four unique Maritime islands -- Seal, Cross, Machias Seal, and Gannet Rock -- and uncov... View more info

Vasa, The King's Ship. First British Edition in dustjacket

By: OHRELIUS, Bengt, Commander MICHAEL, Maurice, trans.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Cassell, London, 1962,:

Seller ID: 102802


OHRELIUS, Bengt, Commander. Vasa, The King's Ship. Translated by Maurice Michael. London : Cassell, (1962). First British Edition. Pp (10),1-124,(2),+32 pp plates. Text Illustrations. Index. 8vo, grey cloth, gilt lettering t o spine. "Commander Ohrelius has written a fascinating account of Vasa, theill-fated royal ship whose maiden voyage in 1628 lasted little more than t wo hours, and was followed by 330 years of silence at the bottom of the waters of Stockholm harbour—a strange fate for a man-of-war built to maintain Sweden's power in the Baltic against the threatened attack by the Hab... View more info

Vasa, The King's Ship. Stockholm Edition in dustjacket

By: OHRELIUS, Bengt, Commander MICHAEL, Maurice, trans.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Rabén & Sjögren, Stockholm, 1962,:

Seller ID: 32936


OHRELIUS, Bengt, Commander. Vasa, The King's Ship. Translated by Maurice Michael. (Stockholm) : Rabén & Sjögren, (1962). Pp 124. Illustrated. 8vo, pale blue spine with blue boards. Ohrelius was public relations director for the Vasa Board, and so presents a privileged account of the great Swedish warship, her history and her recovery. Owner's signature, else very good in rubbed, nicked dj. 40.00 View more info

Vignettes of a Small Town. signed.

By: PARSONS, Robert C.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Creative Publishers, St. John's, 1997, ISBN:1895387825:

Seller ID: 98196


PARSONS, Robert C. Vignettes of a Small Town. [Foreword by The Honourable T. Alex Hickman]. St. John's: Creative Publishers, 1997. First Printing. Pp.(1),ii-xiii,(1),1-304,(2). Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated card covers with white spine. A Year of the Arts 1997 Project Sponsored By: Department of Canadian Heritage, Government of Newfoundland and Labrador, New Tel. "Before and during the publication of four books chronicling South Coast sea stories and tragedies, Robert C. Parsons wrote several articles and stories on his home town Grand Bank. Several of these are present in 'Vignettes of a ... View more info

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Voyage of the Chelyuskin. US in dj

By: Chelyuskin) BROWN, Alec, trans.

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Macmillan, 1935,:

Seller ID: 27690


(Chelyuskin). The Voyage of the Chelyuskin. By Members of the Expedition. Translated by Alec Brown. With numerous Plates and Maps. N.Y.: Macmillan Company, 1935. Pp 325. 8vo, blue cloth. The story of the Chelyuskin's unsuccessful attempt at an Atlantic to Pacific polar crossing in 1933-34. Spine browned, some spotting/browning to edges, else vg in chipped, price-clipped dj. 150.00 View more info

Voyage of the Iceberg : The Story of the Iceberg that Sank the Titanic.. 1st trade pbk

By: BROWN, Richard

Price: $12.00

Publisher: James Lorimer, Toronto, 0, ISBN:088862655x:

Seller ID: 8265


BROWN, Richard. Voyage of the Iceberg : The Story of the Iceberg that Sank the Titanic. Toronto : James Lorimer & Company Publishers, [n.d.] ©1983. First Paperback Printing. Pp (10),11-152. Illustrated. 8vo, card covers. Muchon Newfoundland & Labrador. Vg. 12.00 View more info

Voyager to Destiny : The amazing adventures of Manjiro, the man who changed worlds twice.

By: WARINNER, Emily V.

Price: $27.50

Publisher: Bobbs Merrill , Indianapolis, 1956,:

Seller ID: 21313


WARINNER, Emily V. Voyager to Destiny : The amazing adventures of Manjiro, the man who changed worlds twice. Indianapolis : Bobbs Merrill Co., (1956).Pp 268. Illustrated. 8vo, black cloth spine, green cloth boards. "The true story of the stupendous adventures of Manjiro, the Japanese who twice chan ged worlds: once in 1841 when he was shipwrecked, rescued by a Massachusetts whaler and carried to its home port, thousands of miles and centuries away from the Forbidden Kingdom; and ten years later, when, well versed in Occidental ideas and technical skills, he resolved to risk execution by re... View more info

Voyages and Discoveries of the Cabots

By: HARVEY, M. Nova Scotia Historical Society Collections 09 CABOT, John

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Nova Scotia Historical Society, Halifax, 1895,:

Seller ID: 12250


HARVEY, M., Rev. "The Voyages and Discoveries of the Cabots". A paper in the Collections of the Nova Scotia Historical Society, Vol.9. Halifax : The Nova Scotia Historical Society, 1895. Pp [17]-37. Printed by Nova Scotia Printing Company. Also : Israel Longworth's "A Chapter in the History of Township of Onslow, Nova Scotia" (39-71); L.G. Power's "Richard John Uniacke" (73-118); S.D. MacDonald's "Ships of War Lost on the Coast of Nova Scotia andSable Island, during the Eighteenth Century" (119-135); James Plimsoll Edw ards' "Louisbourg: An Historical Sketch... View more info