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Weaponry from the Machault : An 18th-Century French Frigate

By: BRYCE, Douglas Studies in Archaeology, Architecture and History

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Parks Canada, Ottawa, 1984,:

Seller ID: 19174


BRYCE, Douglas. Weaponry from the Machault : An 18th-Century French Frigate. (Ottawa) : Parks Canada, 1984. Pp 69. Illustrated. Map. 8vo, card covers.In the Studies in Archaeology, Architecture and History series. "A legacy of the war between Britain and France for control of North America, a largeand varied collection of small arms and ordnance was recovered from the 17 60 wreck of the French frigate Machault in the Restigouche River, between New Brunswick and Quebec." - from rear cover. Very good. 10.00 View more info

Went Missing : Unsolved Great Lakes Shipwreck Mysteries

By: STONEHOUSE, Frederick

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Avery Color Studios, Gwinn, MI, 2000, ISBN:0932212379:

Seller ID: 97232


STONEHOUSE, Frederick. Went Missing : [Cover adds: "Unsolved Great Lakes Shipwreck Mysteries"]. Gwinn, MI: Avery Color Studios Inc., 2000. Later printing. Pp. (6),7-222,(2). Illustrated with many black and white photos. 8vo, illustrated blue card coveres with yellow titles to front and spine. Feltner, Great Lakes Maritime History: Bibliography p.41. "'Went Missing' is an expanded edition of the original text done in 1977 to now include shipwrecksfrom all the Great Lakes." - from the title page. Contents: Superior: Boun d for Ontonagon: The Manistee; Seven of Twenty-Four, Not a ... View more info

Went Missing, II

By: STONEHOUSE, Frederick

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Avery Color Studios, Au Train, Michigan, 1992, ISBN:0932212379:

Seller ID: 81864


STONEHOUSE, Frederick. Went Missing, II. Au Train, Michigan : Avery Color Studios, 1992. Seventh Printing. Pp [1]-222,(4). Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated white card covers. Feltner, Great Lakes Maritime History: Bibliography p.41. "Went Missing II is an expanded edition of the original text done in 1977 to now include shipwrecks from all the Great Lakes." - from the title page. Spine and front cover still read, simply, "Went Missing". “Went Missing recounts the details of Great Lakes vessels which have been lost with allhands for unknown reasons. Lacking the sophisticated navi... View more info

Westcountry Shipwrecks. in dj.

By: BEHENNA, John

Price: $55.00

Publisher: David & Charles, Newton Abbot, 1974, ISBN:071536569x:

Seller ID: 33632


BEHENNA, John. Westcountry Shipwrecks : A Pictorial Record 1866-1973. Newton Abbot: David & Charles, (1974). Pp 112. Large 8vo, yellow cloth. An annotated photographic record of nineteenth and twentieth century shipwrecks along the coast of Devon, Cornwall, and the Isles of Scilly. Vg in slightly rubbed dj. 55.00 View more info

When the Dancing Stopped : The Real Story of the Morro Castle Disaster and Its Deadly Wake.

By: HICKS, Brian

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Free Press, New York, 2006, ISBN:9780743280082:

Seller ID: 83732


HICKS, Brian. When the Dancing Stopped : The Real Story of the Morro CastleDisaster and Its Deadly Wake. New York : Free Press, (2006). First Printin g. Pp [i]-xxi,(1),[1]-346,+ 8 pp plates. Index. 8vo, grey cloth spine, greypaper covered boards, black lettering to spine. "During the dark days of t he Great Depression, thousands of weary souls escaped their bleak lives fora week of paradise aboard the Ward Line's glamorous cruise ship, the Morro Castle. It was the most famous passenger liner of its day, lightning fast, elegantly appointed. It was also a ticking time bomb. It was the summer... View more info

White Coolie. First Edition in dustjacket

By: SEARLE, Ronald). HASTAIN, Ronald SEARLE, Ronald

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Hodder and Stoughton, 1947,: 1947

Seller ID: 43600


HASTAIN, Ronald. White Coolie. London : Hodder and Stoughton, Limited, (July 1947). First Printing. Pp. (4),v-ix,(3),13-303,(1). Illustrated by Ronald Searle. 8vo, light blue cloth, black lettering to front & spine. Ronald William Fordham Searle, CBE, RDI (b March 3, 1920, Cambridge, England – d. December 30, 2011, Draguignan, Var, Provence). Ronald Eugene Worrall Hastain, OBE, (b. 1911?). The jacket art, the frontispiece and the head illustration of each of the five parts as well as a small title -page drawing are by Searle. "T... View more info

Wild and Beautiful Sable Island : Sand, Seals, Wild Horses, and Shipwrecks,Nova Scotia, Canada. First Edition

By: KEOUGH, Pat and Rosemarie

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Nahaani Productions, Fulford Harbour, BC, 1993, ISBN:096925573x:

Seller ID: 4617


KEOUGH, Pat and Rosemarie KEOUGH. Wild and Beautiful Sable Island : Sand, Seals, Wild Horses, and Shipwrecks, Nova Scotia, Canada. (Fulford Harbour, B.C.): Nahaani Productions Inc., (1993). First Edition. Pp [1]-96. Illustrated throughout with 125 colour photos as well as a section of 24 historical b&w photos. Oblong 8vo, photo-illustrated blue and beige paper-covered boards with grey spine. A two-page text introduction, followed by the images. Very good. 35.00 View more info

Wild Horses of Sable Island Gallery [poster]

By: DUTESCO, Roberto

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Wild Horses of Sable Island Gallery, New York, 2014,:

Seller ID: 112255


DUTESCO, Roberto. Wild Horses of Sable Island Gallery. Photoworks by Roberto Dutesco. New York : Wild Horses of Sable Island Gallery, 2014. An 18.5 by27 inch poster. One side has a map of Sable Island showing the location of all the shipwrecks, along with information on the wild horses. The other s ide is a collage of photographs of the horses of Sable Island by Roberto Duresco. Very good. 15.00 View more info

Wilful Murder : The Sinking of the Lusitania. 1st in dj

By: PRESTON, Diana

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Doubleday, London, 2002, ISBN:0385601735:

Seller ID: 47529


PRESTON, Diana. Wilful Murder : The Sinking of the Lusitania. London: Doubleday, (2002). First Printing. Pp. (6),[vii]-xi,(1),[1]-532, + 32 p. of black and white plates. Illustrated, including drawings, facsimiles and maps + 32 pp of plates. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt to spine. "The most comprehensive book to date to explore the tragedy, Wilful Murder is a highly readable, thoroughly researched account that casts dramatic new light on one of the world's most famous maritime disasters.' -from the dust jacket. Very good in unclipped dj. 30.00 View more info

Winter's Tale : The Wreck of the Florizel. 1st Pbk ed.

By: BROWN, Cassie

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Doubleday, 1976,:

Seller ID: 3268


BROWN, Cassie. A Winter's Tale : The Wreck of the Florizel. Toronto : Doubleday Canada Limited, 1976. First Trade Paperback Edition. Pp (6),vii-xi,(3),3-276 + 16 pp photos. Map. 8vo, card covers. Light wear to covers, else very good. 10.00 View more info

Winter's Tale : The Wreck of the Florizel. 1st ed in dj

By: BROWN, Cassie

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Doubleday, Toronto, 1976, ISBN:0385125704:

Seller ID: 5987


BROWN, Cassie. A Winter's Tale: The Wreck of the Florizel. Toronto: Doubleday Canada Limited / Garden City : Doubleday & Company Inc., 1976. First Edition. Pp (6),vii-xi,(3),3-276 + 16 pp photos. Map. 8vo, blue cloth. "It wasa snowy, stormy nigth, that February 23, 1918, when the sturdy S.S. Floriz el steamed out of St. John's harbor, bound for Halifax and New York. Captain William Martin, a cautious and competent skipper, encountered sish ice and heavy winds as he headed down the treacherous Newfoundland coast. But these circumstances did not account for the ship's slow speed. Just before... View more info

Winter's Tale : The Wreck of the Florizel. Flanker pbk.

By: BROWN, Cassie

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Flanker Press, St. John's, NF, 1999, ISBN:0969876742:

Seller ID: 74286


BROWN, Cassie. A Winter's Tale : The Wreck of the Florizel . (St. John's, NF): Flanker Press, (1999). Pp. [i]-xi,(1),[1]-276, + 16 p. of black and white plates. Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated dark grey card covers. The story of the wreck of the S.S. Florizel after encountering thick ice and heavy winds in February, 1918, of Cape Race, Newfoundland. Vg. 9.00 View more info

Winter's Tale : The Wreck of the Florizel. Flanker pbk.

By: BROWN, Cassie

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Flanker Press, St. John's, NF, 1997, ISBN:0969876742:

Seller ID: 67331


BROWN, Cassie. A Winter's Tale : The Wreck of the Florizel . (St. John's, NF): Flanker Press, (1997). First Printing. Pp. [i]-xi,(1),[1]-276, + 16 p. of black and white plates. Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated dark grey card covers. The story of the wreck of the S.S. Florizel after encountering thick ice and heavy winds in February, 1918, of Cape Race, Newfoundland. Vg. 10.00 View more info

Without Trace : The Last Voyages of Eight Ships.

By: HARRIS, John

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Book Club Associates, 1982,:

Seller ID: 32072


HARRIS, John. Without Trace : The Last Voyages of Eight Ships. London: BookClub Associates, (1982). Pp. (12),3-244,(2) + 8 p. of plates. Map endpaper s. 8vo, blue cloth. Chapters : 1. H.M.S. Erebus and Terror (1847) : Lost inthe Arctic; 2. Mary Celeste (1872) : The Greatest Mystery of All; 3. U.S.S . Maine (1898) : Disaster in Cuba; 4. S.S. Waratah (1909) : The Liner That Vanished; 5. U.S.S. Cyclops (1918): An American Tragedy; 6. Joyita (1955) :Mystery in the Pacific; 7. Teignmouth Electron (1969) : A Tragedy of Lonel iness. Light shelfwear, some browning to top- and fore-edges, else very goo... View more info

Wolf's Head : Writing Lake Superior. PROOF.

By: UNWIN, Peter

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Viking Canada, Toronto, 2003,:

Seller ID: 69411


UNWIN, Peter. The Wolf's Head : Writing Lake Superior . (Toronto): Viking Canada, (2003). Uncorrected and Unpublished Proof. Pp. [i]-xviii,1-244,(2). Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated white card covers. A collection of anecdotes dealing with the history and people in and around Lake Superior, including "the coming of the Jesuits, the rise and fall of the world's most celebrated silver mine, the astonishing removal of the Ontonagon Boulder, German prisoners of World War II who hand fed black bears fom the confines of their prison camp, and, of course, the sinking of the Edmund Fitzgerald." ... View more info

Wreck and Sinking of the Titanic: The Ocean's Greatest Disaster: A Graphic and Thrilling Account of the Sinking of the greatest Floating Palace ever built, carrying down to watery graves more than 1,500 souls.

By: EVERETT, Marshall (ed.)

Price: $75.00

Publisher: L. H. Walter, 1912,:

Seller ID: 90573


EVERETT, Marshall (ed.). Wreck and Sinking of the Titanic: The Ocean's Greatest Disaster: A Graphic and Thrilling Account of the Sinking of the greatest Floating Palace ever built, carrying down to watery graves more than 1,500 souls. Giving Exciting Escapes from death and acts of heroism not equalled in ancient or modern times, told by The Survivors. Including History of Icebergs, the Terror of the Seas; Wireless Telegraphy and Modern Shipbuilding. Illustrated throughout with photographs and drawings made expressly forthis book. [N. pl]: (L. H. Walter, 1912). Pp [1]-320,(2), frontis. + 28 pp ... View more info

Wreck Diving Tales : Diving Nova Scotia's Shipwrecks. First Edition. Signed

By: HENNEBERRY, Allan P.

Price: $24.00

Publisher: iUniverse, Inc., New York / Lincoln / Shanghai, 2008, ISBN:9780595500505:

Seller ID: 110561


HENNEBERRY, Allan P.. Wreck Diving Tales : Diving Nova Scotia's Shipwrecks.New York / Lincoln / Shanghai : iUniverse, Inc., (2008). Pp (8),ix-xvii,(1 ),1-148,(4). Illustrated. 8vo, photo-illustrated green card covers, lettered in blue, black and white. Contents : Author's Note. Introduction. 1. H.M.H.S. Letitia: A Charmed Life? 2. Captain Brannen & the Deliverance. 3. F.V.Halfish: A Personal Tie. 4. Forgotten Submarine, HMS L-26. 5. M.T. British Freedom: Oil on Cold Seas. 6. S.S. Kolkhosnik: aka The Russian. 7. Collisi on at Sea: M.S. Kaaparen. 8. The ``Mystery Schooner''---Hebridean? 9. Disas... View more info

Wreck Hunters. in dj.

By: JEFFERIS, Roger and Kendall McDONALD McDONALD, Kendall

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Adventurers Club, London, 1967,:

Seller ID: 77708


JEFFERIS, Roger and Kendall McDONALD. The Wreck Hunters. London: The Adventurers Club, (1967). Pp. (4),[5]-255,(1), + 8 p. of plates. Illustrated. 8vo, maroon cloth with gilt lettering to spine. A selection of capsules relating to the rediscovering of ships lost off the English coast, as well as examining what new information on each individual wreck has been found -- or, what riches may be contained within said wreck. "Dozens of wrecks are discussed. The story of the wreck is told in detail: when, how, and why it sank.Then the reader is taken below the surface to see what the wreck looks ... View more info

Wreck of the 'Sea Venture' 1609. 3rd pr.

By: ZUILL, William.

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Globe Press, 1981,:

Seller ID: 27003


ZUILL, William. The Wreck of the Sea Venture, 1609; the Castaways in Bermuda and arrival in Virginia 1610. (Pembroke, Bermuda: Globe Press, 1981). Third Edition. 8vo, yellow printed card covers. Hallett, Bermuda in Print : A Guide to the Printed Literature on Bermuda, 2nd ed., p. 221. A brief account bringing together and interpreting extant documents relating to this wreck, famous for its influence on Bermudian history and on the composition of Shakespeare's The Tempest. Vg. 9.00 View more info

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Wreck of the Admella. First Edition in dustjacket

By: MUDIE, Ian

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Rigby Limited, Adelaide, 1966,: 1966

Seller ID: 28270


MUDIE, Ian. Wreck of the Admella. (Adelaide, &c.) : Rigby Limited, (1966). First Edition. Pp. (6),7-184 + 2 leaves having 11 b&w photos and 2 other illustrations. Map in text as well as a reproduction of a letter of thanks from the Admella Reward and Relief Fund. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. The shipwreck of the Australian steamer Admella which sank off the south-eastern coast of South Australia on August 6, 1859 and the subsequent rescue of twenty-four of the original 113 crew and passengers more than a week later. South Australia's worst... View more info