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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 Uncorrected and Unpublished Proof.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

Wreck of the Carl D. : A True Story of Loss, Survival, and Rescue at Sea

By: SCHUMACHER, Michael

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Bloomsbury, New York, 2008,:

Seller ID: 79691


SCHUMACHER, Michael. Wreck of the Carl D. : A True Story of Loss, Survival,and Rescue at Sea. (New York): Bloomsbury USA, (2008). Advance Reading Cop y. Pp. (10),[xi]-xvi,(2),[1]-238,(2). 8vo, illustrated card covers with white spine. "The dramatic account of the sinking of the Carl D. Bradley ... a623-foot limestone carrier ... on Lake Michigan, published on the fiftieth anniversary of the wreck." - from the rear cover. Small crease to front, e lse vg. 10.00 View more info

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Wreck of the Deutschland. deluxe ed. signed by Dickey.

By: HOPKINS, Gerard Manley DICKEY, James, ed.

Price: $650.00

Publisher: David Godine, 1971,:

Seller ID: 45073


HOPKINS, Gerard Manley. The Wreck of the Deutschland. Introduction by JamesDickey. Boston: David Godine, 1971. Pp [32]. 8vo, patterned paper-covered boards. See Bruccoli & Baughman, James Dickery: A Bibliography B10. Number 34 of a Deluxe Edition limited to 1250 copies. Poet and novelist James Dickey's own copy with his signature and bookplate. Faintest rubbing to spine ends and front corners, else very good in mylar wrapper. 650.00 View more info

Wreck of the Deutschland. trade edition.

By: HOPKINS, Gerard Manley DICKEY, James, ed.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: David Godine, Boston, 1971,:

Seller ID: 45078


HOPKINS, Gerard Manley. The Wreck of the Deutschland. Introduction by JamesDickey. Boston : David Godine, 1971. Trade Edition. Pp [32]. 8vo, ill. car d covers. See Bruccoli & Baughman, James Dickery: A Bibliography B10. Very faint rubbing to extremities, else very good. 40.00 View more info

Wreck of the Erie Belle : Told in Story and Picture.. 1st pr.

By: STEIN, C.E.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Ship 'N Shore Publishing, Wheatley, Ont, 1973,:

Seller ID: 75865


STEIN, C.E. The Wreck of the Erie Belle : Told in Story and Picture. Wheatley, Ont.: Ship 'N Shore Publishing Company, (July 1970). First Printing. Pp[i]-iv,1-28. Illustrated. 8vo, card covers. Feltner, Great Lakes Maritime History: Bibliography p.43. Contents : The Great Storm of November, 1883; The Story of the Erie Belle; The Story of the J.N. Carter; The Wreck of the Erie Belle; Sidelights on the Saga of the Old Boiler. Very good. 30.00 View more info

Wreck of the Lady of the Lake and Other Stories from the Age of Sail.

By: HALLIDAY, Hugh A.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Niagara Falls, Ont, 1974,:

Seller ID: 88820


HALLIDAY, Hugh A. The Wreck of the Lady of the Lake and Other Stories from the Age of Sail. Niagara Falls, Ont.: (the author), March 1974. Illustration : James Kulchar. Pp (4),[i]-ii,[1]-73,(1), frontis. 4to, black comb bound, yellow card covers. Contents : Introduction; The Emigrant Ships; The Emigrant Shipwrecks; Messages in Bottles; Sealing Stories; A Cavalcade of Wrecks and Rescues; Pirates and Treasures; Sunrise, Sunset. “These pages do not contain a complete history of shipwrecks in Canadian waters. Indeed, the reader will notice that much material unrelated to wrecks is included – a... View more info

Wreck of the Melmerby and other Pictou County Stories. First Edition, signed to Henry Hicks.

By: CAMERON, James M.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Hector Publishing, New Glasgow, N.S., 1963,:

Seller ID: 112218


CAMERON, James M. Wreck of the Melmerby and other Pictou County Stories. New Glasgow, N.S. : Hector Publishing Co.Ltd.,[1963]. First Edition. Pp (8),[9]-117,(3), 4 p. of plates. 8vo, pink card covers, blank white spine. JamesMalcolm Cameron (b. 1913, New Glasgow, Nova Scotia - d. January 8, 1995, N ew Glasgow, Nova Scotia) newspaperman and historian. Vaison p.60. Chapters : 1.The Wreck of the Melmerby (pp.9-17) ; 2. An Industry Expands [Eastern Car, Trenton]; 3. The Mission Ship Dayspring (pp.27-50); 4. Canada's First Quintuplets [February 15, 1880, Egypt, Pictou County]; 5. Our Heritage in Mu... View more info

Wreck of the Melmerby and other Pictou County Stories. First Edition.

By: CAMERON, James M.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Hector Publishing, New Glasgow, N.S., 1963,:

Seller ID: 108632


CAMERON, James M. Wreck of the Melmerby and other Pictou County Stories. New Glasgow, N.S.: Hector Publishing Co.Ltd.,[1963]. First Edition. Pp (8),[9]-117,(3), 4 p. of plates. 8vo, pink card covers, blank white spine. Vaisonp.60. Chapters : 1.The Wreck of the Melmerby (pp.9-17) ; 2. An Industry Ex pands [Eastern Car, Trenton]; 3. The Mission Ship Dayspring (pp.27-50); 4. Canada's First Quintuplets [February 15, 1880, Egypt, Pictou County]; 5. Our Heritage in Music; 6. The Allan Shaft [a colliery in Stellarton]; 7. The Highland Clearances; 8.Canada's First Steel Making Plant [Trenton, pp.110-1... View more info

Wreck of the Titan; Or, Futility

By: ROBERTSON, Morgan

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Buccaneer Books, Cutchogue, NY, 1994, ISBN:0899668216:

Seller ID: 70270


ROBERTSON, Morgan. The Wreck of the Titan; Or, Futility. Cutchogue, NY: Buccaneer Books, (1994). Pp. (4),[1]-243,(5). 8vo, blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. See Smith & Weller, Sea Fiction Guide 2080. A novel, written originally in 1898, about the wreck of the world's largest liner, the aptly-named Titan, which many believe was an eerie forerunner to the sinking of the Titanic 14 years later. Contents : The Wreck of the Titan; The Pirates;Beyond the Spectrum; In the Valley of the Shadow. Very good. 50.00 View more info

Wreck of the Torrey Canyon. 3rd pr in dj

By: GILL, Crispin BOOKER, Frank SOPER, Tony

Price: $20.00

Publisher: David & Charles, Newton Abbot, 1967,:

Seller ID: 88163


GILL, Crispin, Frank BOOKER, Tony SOPER. The Wreck of the Torrey Canyon. Newton Abbot: David & Charles, (October 1967). Third Printing. Pp. (9),10-128, + 16 pages of plates. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Papadakis& Glassner, International Law of the Sea and Marine Affairs: A Bibliograph y : Supplement to the 1980 edition 7381. The authors were uniquely qualified to write this on-the-spot assessment of the Torrey Canyon disaster: besides being journalists, and residents of Cornwall, their backgrounds are in marine affairs and natural history. An immediate and thorough account. Chapt... View more info

Wreck of the William Brown

By: KOCH, Tom

Price: $10.00

Publisher: International Marine/McGraw Hill, Camden, Maine, 2004, ISBN:0071456317:

Seller ID: 75723


KOCH, Tom. The Wreck of the William Brown: A True Tale of Overcrowded Lifeboats and Murder at Sea. Camden, Maine: International Marine/McGraw-Hill, (2004). Pp (i)-ix,[1],1-213,[3]. Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated card covers. "Seventy-one years before the loss of the Titanic, another ship sank in almost the same spot after striking an iceberg at maximum speed. Three-quartersof the 65 passengers - poor, mostly Irish emigrants - were lost, including at least fourteen who were thrown overboard from a lifeboat to lighten it. Not a single sailor died. When the tragedy of the William Brown threate... View more info

Wreck on the Half-Moon Reef : The True Story of the Wreck of the Dutch EastIndia Ship Zeewyk. in dj.

By: EDWARDS, Hugh

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Scribner's, New York, 1970,:

Seller ID: 31885


EDWARDS, Hugh. The Wreck on the Half-Moon Reef : The True Story of the Wreck of the Dutch East India Ship Zeewyk. New York: Scribner's, (1970). First Printing. Pp. (12),1-193,(9). Illustrated. Map endpapers. 8vo, grey cloth. An account of the particularly lurid wreck of the Dutch East India Company's ship Zeewyk, which was lost through appalling recklessness on the west coast of Australia in 1728. Drunkenness, "stupid sin", and an ill-fated smallboat journey ensued. Vg in unclipped dj. 30.00 View more info

Wreckers : A Story of Killing Seas and Plundered Shipwrecks, from the 18th Century to the Present Day. 1st UK in dj.

By: BATHURST, Bella

Price: $20.00

Publisher: HarperCollins, London, 2005, ISBN:0007170327:

Seller ID: 88752


BATHURST, Bella. The Wreckers : A Story of Killing Seas and Plundered Shipwrecks, from the 18th Century to the Present Day . London: HarperCollins, 2005. First UK Printing. Pp. (6),vii-xxiv,(2),1-326, + 16 p. of plates. Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. "A fine shipwreck has always represented sport, pleasure, treasure, and in many cases the differencebetween living well and just getting by. Though it is the Cornish who beca me most notorious for wrecking, coastal communities throughout Britain regarded the 'sea's bounty' as an impromptu way of providing themselves wit... View more info

Wreckers : A Story of Killing Seas and Plundered Shipwrecks, from the 18th Century to the Present Day. 1st US in dj.

By: BATHURST, Bella

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin, Boston, 2005, ISBN:0618416773:

Seller ID: 70756


BATHURST, Bella. The Wreckers : A Story of Killing Seas and Plundered Shipwrecks, from the 18th Century to the Present Day. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 2005. First US Printing. Pp. [i]-xxiv,(2),1-326, + 16 p. of plates.Illustrated. 8vo, red cloth spine with grey paper covered boards, gilt let tering to spine. "The secret history of shipwrecks and the predatory scavengers who live off the spoils" is the focus of this interesting piece, focusing on life in small English coastal communities, where many residents eke out a living off the wreckage created by one of the world's busiest... View more info