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Blenden Hall. no dj.

By: LOCKHART, J.G

Price: $135.00

Publisher: Appleton, 1930,:

Seller ID: 31567


LOCKHART, J.G. Blenden Hall: The True Story of a Shipwreck a Casting Away and Life on a Desert Island. NY: Appleton, 1930. Pp 232. Illustrated. 8vo, green cloth. A popular account of the wreck of the Blenden Hall while en route from Gravesend to Bombay in the spring of 1821. The survivors endured great hardship for six months on Inaccessible Island and Tristan de Cunha in the South Atlantic before their ultimate rescue. This book draws heavily from the 1847 volume Fate of the Blenden Hall East Indiaman by Captain Alexander Greig, which in turn was based on a contemporary journal Greig wrote in... View more info

Blind Horn's Hate. UK pb

By: HOUGH, Richard

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Arrow Books, London, 1971,:

Seller ID: 43254


HOUGH, Richard. The Blind Horn's Hate. (London): Arrow Books, (1973). Pp 336. 8vo, ill. card covers. An examination of the few triumphs and many frustrations experienced by Drake, Magellan and other European explorers in their attempts to find a passage around Cape Horn. Illustrated with photographsby the author. Very slightly rubbed, else vg. 8.50 View more info

Bluenose Magazine. Vol. 4, No. 4, February 1980

By: CROXALL, Peter, (ed.). PUNCH, Terrence M. DeMONT, John BAUCHMAN, Rosemary

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Fundy Group Publications Ltd, Yarmouth, N.S., 1980,:

Seller ID: 84208


CROXALL, Peter (ed.). Bluenose Magazine. Vol. 4, No. 4, February 1980. Yarmouth, N.S. : Fundy Group Publications Ltd., 1980. Pp [1]-35,(1) including covers. Illustrated. Triple Column. Large 8vo, illustrated white stapled card covers. Contents : Ella's Father (by Kent Thompson, pp 8-9); Nova Scotia Shipwrecks (by John DeMont, p. 9); Next Stop Ste. Croix [about Acadian Bus Lines] (by Marion Dawson, pp 10-11); Happy Valentines! (by Rosemary Bauchman, pp 14-15); Our Chinese Laundry (by Sara Yablon, pp 18-19); Bridgetown Takes on the Art Establishment (by Stephen Hawboldt, pp 20-21); Children of E... View more info

Boat. 1st UK, no dj, signed pres copy.

By: GIBSON, Walter

Price: $35.00

Publisher: W.H. Allen, 1952,:

Seller ID: 34141


GIBSON, Walter. The Boat. L.: W.H. Allen, (1952). First Printing. Pp 96 + 8p of plates. 8vo, maroon cloth. Law 1361. An account of the author's gruel ling twenty-six day, thousand mile drift in an open boat following the torpedoing of the transport Rooseboom, evacuating Singapore after its fall to the Japanese in World War Two. Slightly rubbed, owner's inkstamp, else vg. Presentation copy signed by author. 35.00 View more info

Boating Fiascos. signed pb

By: PERRY, Steve PERRY, Lora FINLAY, Susan

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Robinhood Publishing , Robinhood, ME, 1989, ISBN:0962413100:

Seller ID: 46816


PERRY, Steve and Lora PERRY. Boating Fiascos : Adventures in Yachting. Robinhood, ME: Robinhood Publishing Company, (1989). Pp 228. 8vo, ill. card covers. This is a collection of amazing but true "more or less" stories reflecting the Perry's eight years experience in the United States Coast Guard Auxiliary. Presentation copy signed by both authors, rubbing and minor bumping to corners, else vg. 16.00 View more info

Book for the Hammock

By: RUSSELL, W. Clark.

Price: $300.00

Publisher: Chatto and Windus, London, 1887,:

Seller ID: 100298


RUSSELL, W. Clark. A Book for the Hammock. London : Chatto and Windus, 1887. Pp (8),[1]-302,(2),[1]-32 (bookseller's catalogue dated April 1887). 8vo,pictorial brown cloth, gilt lettering to spine, black lettering to front b oard. “The reader will please regard these papers as the mere whiskings of a petrel's pinions skimming the blue surge of deep waters. The utmost hope of the author goes no further than that here and there something may be found to pleasantly lighten the tedium of a sleepless half-hour in the bunk orhammock, or relieve the dulness of a spell of quarter-deck lounging. The ... View more info

Book for the Hammock

By: RUSSELL, W. Clark.

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Chatto and Windus, London, 1887,:

Seller ID: 104788


RUSSELL, W. Clark. A Book for the Hammock. London : Chatto and Windus, 1887. Pp (8),[1]-302,(2). 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine, gilt lettering within a circular rope design to front board. “The reader will please regard these papers as the mere whiskings of a petrel's pinions skimming the blue surge of deep waters. The utmost hope of the author goes no further than that here and there something may be found to pleasantly lighten the tedium of a sleepless half-hour in the bunk or hammock, or relieve the dulness of a spell of quarter-deck lounging. The articles are reprinted from T... View more info

Breakers Ahead! : A History of Shipwrecks on the Graveyard of the Pacific.

By: SCOTT, R. Bruce

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Review Publishing House, Sidney, BC, 1970,:

Seller ID: 66533


SCOTT, R. Bruce. "Breakers Ahead!" : A History of Shipwrecks on the Graveyard of the Pacific. (Sidney, BC : Review Publishing House, 1970). Pp. 1-176,+ 7 p. of plates. 8vo, illustrated blue card covers. A history of the ship rwrecks of the treacherous Juan de Fuca Strait between Vancouver Island andthe mainland. Includes information on the following wrecks: William, Cyrus , Swiss Boy, D.L. Clinch, John Marshall, Dance, William Tell, Maria J. Smith, Gem of the Ocean, Pacific, Orpheus, Becherdass-Ambiadass, Glen Fruin, Revere, Lizzie Marshall, Belvidere, Duchess of Argyle, Rustler, Champ... View more info

Breakers Ahead! : A History of Shipwrecks on the Graveyard of the Pacific.5th pr

By: SCOTT, R. Bruce

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Sono Nis Press, Victoria, BC, 1982,:

Seller ID: 82455


SCOTT, R. Bruce. "Breakers Ahead!" : A History of Shipwrecks on the Graveyard of the Pacific. (Victoria, BC) : Sono Nis Press, (1982). Fifth Printing.Pp. 1-176, + 7 p. of plates. 8vo, illustrated blue card covers. A history of the shiprwrecks of the treacherous Juan de Fuca Strait between VancouverIsland and the mainland. Includes information on the following wrecks: Wil liam, Cyrus, Swiss Boy, D.L. Clinch, John Marshall, Dance, William Tell, Maria J. Smith, Gem of the Ocean, Pacific, Orpheus, Becherdass-Ambiadass, Glen Fruin, Revere, Lizzie Marshall, Belvidere, Duchess of Argyle, Rust... View more info

Brigantine Shoals. First Edition in dustjacket

By: MOSCONY, John P., II

Price: $25.00

Publisher: JPM Productions, Brigantine, N.J., 2003, ISBN:0974022608:

Seller ID: 107292


MOSCONY, John P., II. Brigantine Shoals. (Brigantine, N.J. : Harper & Brothers, 2003). First Edition. Pp (12),[1]-107,(1). Illustrated. 8vo, red cloth, silver lettering to spine. John P. Moscony writes of shipwrecks that haveoccurred during the past 100+ years close to Brigantine, N.J. Contents : 1 . The Almirante. 2. The Astra. 3. City of Athens. 4. The Burrows. 5. The Atlantus. 6. Patrice McAllister. 7. Cassandra. 8. Moonstone. 9. Texas Tower. 10. Little Gulf. 11. Deadeyes. 12. Constellation. 13. Morro Castle. 14. SanJose. 15. Christobal Colon. 16. Jacob Jones. 17. Northern Pacific. 18. Per ... View more info

Bringing Out the Untold Life : Recollections of Mildred Reid Grant Gray : Canadian Morse Code Operator Chronicles Nine Decades In Historic Cape BretonFishing Village. First Edition in dustjacket, double signed

By: SCHEUREN, Claire E. GRAY, Mildred Reid Grant

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Zeitgeist West Publishing, Tuscon, Arizona, 2013, ISBN:9780979692130:

Seller ID: 112471


SCHEUREN, Claire E. Bringing Out the Untold Life : Recollections of MildredReid Grant Gray : Canadian Morse Code Operator Chronicles Nine Decades In Historic Cape Breton Fishing Village : An Oral History Related to Claire E.Scheuren : Highlights of Gabarus History. [Tuscon, Arizona] : Zeitgeist We st Publishing, (2013). First Edition. Pp (8),1-243, (1). With many b&w photos and other iIllustrations in the text. 8vo, blue cloth, with the word "CENTER" in gilt lettering on the spine. "Mildred Gray is acknowledged as the last surviving government-employed Morse Code operator and one o... View more info

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British Columbia Shipwrecks. First Paperback Printing.

By: PATERSON, T.W.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Mr Paperback, Langley, BC, 1983, ISBN:0919531172:

Seller ID: 20051

ISBN: 0919531172


PATERSON, T.W. British Columbia Shipwrecks. (Langley, B.C. : Mr Paperback, December 1983). First Paperback Printing. Pp. (4),5-188,(4), including 16 pages of photos. Illustrated. 8vo, art-illustrated pale green card covers with red lettering to front and spine. Contents: 1. Mystery Wrecks; 2. Alpha's Owners Answered Call Of Easy Riches; 3. SS Cleveland Led a Charmed Life; 4. Romance Aboard Wrecked Consort; 5. Torpedoed; 6. Grappler's Fateful Voyage; 7. Tragedy Stalked the Castaways; 8. Flight of the Kaare II; 9. Deadly Grip of Race Caught Poo... View more info

Bruce Beckons : The Story of Lake Huron's Great Peninsula.. Revised edition. 3rd pr. in dustjacket

By: FOX, W. Sherwood BICE, Clare ELLIOTT, Vincent

Price: $25.00

Publisher: University of Toronto Press, Toronto, 1964,:

Seller ID: 46087


FOX, W. Sherwood. The Bruce Beckons : The Story of Lake Huron's Great Peninsula. Drawings by Clare Bice and Vincent Elliott. Revised and Enlarged Edition. (Toronto) : University of Toronto Press, (1964). Third Printing. Pp 245. 8vo, green cloth. Part 2 : Shipwreck and Folklore (pp.41-75). Other references. Vg-fine in vg dustjacket. 25.00 View more info

Bruce Beckons : The Story of Lake Huron's Great Peninsula.. rev.ed. card covers. ex lib

By: FOX, W. Sherwood BICE, Clare ELLIOTT, Vincent

Price: $10.00

Publisher: University of Toronto Press, Toronto, 1964,:

Seller ID: 16788


FOX, W. Sherwood. The Bruce Beckons : The Story of Lake Huron's Great Peninsula. Drawings by Clare Bice and Vincent Elliott. Revised and Enlarged Edition. (Toronto) : University of Toronto Press, (1964 reprint). Pp 245. 8vo, card covers. Part 2 : Shipwreck and Folklore (pp.41-75). Other references. Ex library with stamps, pouch, &c. 10.00 View more info

Byron of the Wager. English Proof.

By: SHANKLAND, Peter.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Collins, London, 1975,:

Seller ID: 111710


SHANKLAND, Peter. Byron of the Wager. London : Collins, 1975. Advance Uncorrected Proof. Pp. (12),13-282,(4). 8vo, printed red card covers, black lettering to front cover, blank spine. "The wreck of the Wager stands next to the mutiny on the Bounty as one of the most powerful stories in the history of the sea. The Wager, a 40-gun ship, was detailed to accompany Anson in his famous voyage of circumnavigation in 1740 in search of Spanish treasure ships. In the terrible weather rounding the Horn she was parted from her companions and driven ashore on the Pacific coast of Tierra del Fuego... H... View more info

Byron of the Wager. First American Edition in dustjacket

By: SHANKLAND, Peter

Price: $27.50

Publisher: Coward, McCann & Geoghegan, 1975,:

Seller ID: 22342


SHANKLAND, Peter. Byron of the Wager. NY: Coward, McCann & Geoghegan, (1975). First US Printing. Pp 288. Illustrated. Maps. 8vo, red cloth. "The wreckof the Wager, next to the mutiny on the Bounty, stands as one of the most powerful true adventure stories in the history of the sea. Based in part onjournals kept by Midshipman John Byron - future grandfather to the poet - the narrative follows the voyage of the Wager, a 40-gun English supply shipdetailed to accompany a squadron searching for Spanish treasure ships in t he Pacific. After a safe passage from England in 1740, the Wager was part... View more info

Caliban's Shore : The Wreck of the Grosvenor and the Strange Fate of Her Survivors. 1st US in dj.

By: TAYLOR, Stephen.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Norton, New York, 2004, ISBN:0393050858:

Seller ID: 73110


KIRBY, Percival R. The Caliban's Shore : The Wreck of the Grosvenor and theStrange Fate of Her Survivors . New York: Norton, (2004). First US Printin g. Pp. [i]-xvi,[1]-297,(7), + [8] pp of colour plates. 8vo, blue paper covered spine with cream paper covered boards. This is the extraordinary saga of the castaways from the Grosvenor, one of the finest East Indiamen of her day. She was wrecked on the Coast of Pondoland South Africa on August 4, 1782. "[...] an astonishing number of her crew and passengers, including women and children, reached the shore safely. But the castaways were hundre... View more info

Canada's Treasure Hunt. First Edition, Signed

By: STORM, Alex SHAW, Brian

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Greywood Publishing, Winnipeg, 1967,:

Seller ID: 57772


STORM, Alex. Canada's Treasure Hunt. As told to Brian Shaw. Winnipeg : Greywood Publishing Limited, (1967). First Printing. Pp (4),5- [152]+ 16 pages of b&w photos. 12mo (109 x 177 mmm), white cardcovers, with black & red lettering to covers & spine. A Greywood Paperback Original No.105. Tennyson, Cape Bretoniana 4512. Alex Storm (b. October 2, 1937 in the city of Surabaya, the Island of Java, Indonesia - d, August 12, 2018, Sydney, Cape Breton)."How a fortune in gold and silver coins, lost off the coast of Nova Scotia [Le Chameau was lost off Cape Breton] in 1725, was hunted and found by ... View more info

Canadian Antiques Collector. Vol. 10 / No. 3, May - June 1975

By: Canadian Antiques Collector ALLABY, Eric STANLEY, George F.G. COLLARD, Elizabeth

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Canadian Antiques and Fine Arts, Toronto , 1975,:

Seller ID: 95961


(Canadian Antiques Collector). Canadian Antiques Collector. Vol. 10 / No. 3, May – June 1975. Toronto : Canadian Antiques and Fine Arts, 1975. Pp [1]-95,(1) including covers. Illustrated. Double column. 4to, illustrated whitestapled wrappers. A special issue on the Province of New Brunswick. Of nau tical interest : Of Ships and Shipbuilders (by A. Gregg Finley, pp 43-47); Heritage under the Sea [shipwrecks and artifacts] (by Eric Allaby, pp 48-51). Other contents : New Brunswick Heritage (by George F.G. Stanley); Biographical Studies in New Brunswick (by Michael Swift); New Brunswick Indian ... View more info

Canadian Disasters.

By: SCHMIDT, René

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Scholastic, 1986, ISBN:0590715259:

Seller ID: 66251


SCHMIDT, René. Canadian Disasters. Richmond Hill, ON: Scholastic, (1986). Pp 124. Illustrated with photo reproductions to text. 8vo, illustrated card covers. This is a collection of 28 tragic events in Canadian history for the young reader. Some of the nautical events described are: The wreck of thePrincess Sophia; the sinking of the Ocean Ranger; sinking of the Empress o f Ireland; the SS Noronic fire; the Halifax Explosion. Rubbed, pages yellowing, ow vg. 5.00 View more info