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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

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