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Wrecks in Tasmanian Waters. in dj.

By: O'MAY, Harry, comp ROWNTREE, Andy, foreword.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: L.G. Shea, Government. Printer, 1952,:

Seller ID: 31850


O'MAY, Harry, comp. Wrecks in Tasmanian Waters 1797-1950. Tasmania: L.G. Shea, Government. Printer, [ca. 1952]. Pp 209, 24 of plates. Folding map at rear. 8vo, red cloth. A narrative listing dozens of wrecks chronologically, beginning with vessels of the East India Company in the eighteenth century,and concluding with the handsome steam yacht Alvena in 1951. With an index of vessel names divided according to place of wreck. Small puncture to rea r inner hinge, else vg in rubbed, nicked dj. 125.00 View more info

Wrecks in the Rip

By: LONEY, Jack

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Maritime History Publications, 0,:

Seller ID: 38273


LONEY, Jack. Wrecks in the Rip. [Includes Wrecks in Port Phillip Bay.] (Geelong): Maritime History Publications, [ca. 1977]. Pp 73, [20] pp plates. 8vo, ill. card covers. Narrative accounts of wrecks in this Australian region arranged chronologically (Early Disasters, The Gold Rush Years, Hail the Lifeboat, The Big Ships, Incidents this Century); with consideration of local pilotage and lifesaving services. Rubbed, else vg. 22.50 View more info

Writing the Sea. First Edition

By: BROWN, Cassie

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Flanker Press, St. John's, NF, 2005, ISBN:1894463749:

Seller ID: 67336


BROWN, Cassie. Writing the Sea. St. John's, NL : Flanker Press Ltd., 2005. First Printing. Pp. (8),ix-x,1-163,(3). Illustrated with 37 b&w photos in the text. 8vo, Brian Bursey photo-illustrated blue cardcovers. A collection of Brown's pieces on life in Newfoundland and of disasters around the island province's perilous coasts. Includes numerous articles on the sinking of the Florizel, as well as the Caribou disaster, the mutiny on the Diana, theloss of the Hope and the Empress of Scotland, and the rescue of the crew a board the Leicester. "Cassie Brown is one of Canada's best-known writer... View more info

Yarmouth Past and Present : A Book of Reminiscences

By: LAWSON, J. Murray

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Yarmouth, NS, 1902,:

Seller ID: 74695


LAWSON, J. Murray. Yarmouth Past and Present : A Book of Reminiscences . Yarmouth: (Yarmouth Herald), 1902. Pp. (4),[1]-647,(1),(20) of ads,(14) of index, + 3 sail-cloth-backed folding plates and 23 p. of black and white plates. Includes textual illustrations. 8vo, grey cloth with black borders, gilt lettering to front and spine. Morley 115. An overarching anecdotal surveyof the early history of Yarmouth, Nova Scotia. Includes a myriad of nautic al aspects, including shipwrecks, arrivals and departures of merchant ships, &c., as well as nearly every detail - no matter how mundane - from 19th-c... View more info