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Coal was there for Burning. First Edition in dustjacket

By: MILSOM, C.H. ISMAY, Thomas Henry

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Marine Media Management, London, 1975, ISBN:0900976500:

Seller ID: 54076


MILSOM, C.H. The Coal was there for Burning. (London) : Marine Media Management, (1975). First Edition. Pp (3),iv-xiii,(1),1-77,(1) + 8 p. of plates. Large 8vo, maroon cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Map end-papers. On the wreck of the White Star liner Atlantic on April 1, 1873, at Mars Head, near Lower Prospect, near Halifax, Nova Scotia, with the loss of 562 people. "Rushing througn a pitch black night bound for a port none of her navigating officers had seen before, and with her captain fast asleep in his room, the trans-Atlantic White Star liner Atlantic ran at full speed on to the roc... View more info

Collision at Sea : The little-known marine tragedy felt on both sides of the Atlantic. First Edition, signed.

By: PRITCHARD, Gregory P.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Lancelot, 1993,:

Seller ID: 31292


PRITCHARD, Gregory P. Collision at Sea. [Front cover adds: "The little-known marine tragedy felt on both sides of the Atlantic"]. Foreword by D. Laurence Mawhinney. Hantsport : Lancelot Press, (1993). First Printing. Pp (3),4-178,(2). Illustrated. 8vo, card covers. An account of the WW2 collision ofthe British merchant ship Fanad Head, with the Lunenburg schooner Flora Al bert. Much on Blue Rocks. Vg. Signed by the author. 15.00 View more info

Collision at Sea : The Little-Known Marine Tragedy Felt on Both Sides of the Atlantic. First Edition.

By: PRITCHARD, Gregory P.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Lancelot, Hantsport, 1993, ISBN:0889995389:

Seller ID: 8613


PRITCHARD, Gregory P. Collision at Sea. [Front cover adds: "The Little-Known Marine Tragedy Felt on Both Sides of the Atlantic"]. Foreword by D. Laurence Mawhinney. Hantsport : Lancelot Press, (1993). First Printing. Pp (3),4-178,(2). Illustrated. 8vo, blue and yellowish grey card covers. "This booktells for the first time the story of a little-known shipping disaster tha t occurred during World War II off the coast of Nova Scotia. Written by a former Merchant Navy Officer and priest of St. Barnabas' Church in Blue Rocks, the community most directly affected by the accident, it is ... View more info

Collision Course : The Andrea Doria and the Stockholm. 1st pr no dj.

By: MOSCOW, Alvin

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Putnam, 1959,:

Seller ID: 85171


MOSCOW, Alvin. Collision Course : The Andrea Doria and the Stockholm. N.Y.:Putnam, (1959). First Printing. Pp (2),[1]-316,(2) + 32 p. of plates. Illu strated. 8vo, green cloth. Some wear to outer hinges, light browning to spine, else vg. 12.00 View more info

Collision Course : The Andrea Doria and the Stockholm. 2nd imp in dj

By: MOSCOW, Alvin

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Putnam, 1959,:

Seller ID: 85139


MOSCOW, Alvin. Collision Course : The Andrea Doria and the Stockholm. New York: Putnam, (1959). Second Impression. Pp (8),7-316, + 16 p. of plates. Illustrated. 8vo, green cloth. "This is the definitive account of the most controversial sea disaster in history -- the collision f the Italian Andrea Doria and the Swedish Stockholm on the night of July 25, 1956." - from the dust jacket. Vg in slightly chipped, unclipped dj. 20.00 View more info

Collision Course : The classic story of the most extraordinary sea disasterof our times -- the collision at sea of the S.S. Andrea Doria and the M.S. Stockholm. US in dj

By: MOSCOW, Alvin

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap, New York, 1981, ISBN:0448120194:

Seller ID: 17592


MOSCOW, Alvin. Collision Course : The classic story of the most extraordinary sea disaster of our times -- the collision at sea of the S.S. Andrea Doria and the M.S. Stockholm. New York: Grosset & Dunlap, (1981). Pp (8),7-345,(3). Illustrated. 8vo, red cloth. This edition features an Epilogue (pp.317-345). "[...] re-creates the events leading to the fatal crash, and the horror of the catastrophe for the passengers and crews of both ships, with such compelling realism that the reader relives the terror and confusion. NowAlvin Moscow documents explorations of the sunken ship by Peter Gimbel ... View more info

Coming Back Alive 1st in dj

By: WALKER, Spike

Price: $25.00

Publisher: St. Martin's Press, New York, 2001, ISBN:0312269714:

Seller ID: 47952


WALKER, Spike. Coming Back Alive : The True Story of the Most Harrowing Search and Rescue Mission Ever Attempted on Alaska's High Seas. NY: St. Martin's Press, (2001). First Edition. Pp 267 + 1 full page map. 8vo, blue cloth."When the fishing vessel La Conte sinks suddenly at night in one-hundred-m ile-per-hour winds and record ninety-foot seas during a savage storm in January 1998, her five crewmen are left to drift without a life raft in the freezing Alaskan waters and survive as best they can." -from the dust jacket.Very good in dj. 25.00 View more info

Committed to the Deep : Stories and Memoirs. First Edition

By: PARSONS, Robert

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Creative Book Publishers, St. John's, NL, 1999, ISBN:1894294092:

Seller ID: 106758


PARSONS, Robert. Committed to the Deep : Stories and Memoirs . St. John's, Newfoundland : Creative Book Publishers, 1999. First Edition. Pp. (6),vii-xii,(2),1-270,(4). With over 50 b/w photos in the text, as well as other illustrations. 8vo, art-illustrated cardcovers with white spine. "Read, as they tell it, yarns and anecdotes about: collision at sea, disappearances, house wrecked by a boat, fire and explosion, driven across the ocean and into Scotland, lighthouses, St. Pierre, rescue in mid-ocean, a kedgie's work, a woman's heroics, the Greenland armed escort and much more." - from ... View more info

Complete Wreck Diving : A Guide to Diving Wrecks

By: KEATTS, Henry and Brian SKERRY

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Aqua Quest Publications, Inc., New York, 2002, ISBN:1881652300:

Seller ID: 100357


KEATTS, Henry and Brian SKERRY. Complete Wreck Diving : A Guide to Diving Wrecks. New York : Aqua Quest Publications, Inc., (2002). First Printing. Pp(4),5-271,(1). Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated grey card covers. Chapters : 1. Why Dive Wrecks; 2. Getting Started: Wnai You Should Know about Ships and Shipwrecks; 3. Research; 4. Finding Your Wreck; 5. The Physical Search; 6. Charter Boats; 7. Gearing Up: Wreck Diving Equipment and Pre-Dive Preparation; 8. Diving the Wreck; 9. Shipwreck Identification; 10. Artifacts; 11. Sunken Snips and Saity Shutters: Making Images of Shipwrecks. Appendix A. U.... View more info

Conceived in War, Born in Peace: Canada's Deep Sea Merchant Marine

By: HEAL, S.C.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Cordillera Pub., 1992, ISBN:1895590019:

Seller ID: 26992


HEAL, S.C. Conceived in War, Born in Peace: Canada's Deep Sea Merchant Marine. Vancouver: Cordillera Pub., 1992. Pp (4),5-234,i-ii,(4). 8vo, red cardcovers. "Fifty and seventy-five years have elapsed since Canada and Canadians twice in this century turned to, with a huge will and sense of national purpose, and built a great fleet of ships to meet the challenges of war. Ships which proclaimed their origins with pride as they went about their business, sailing singly or in convoy, sometimes never to arrive at their next port of call, and wearing names which said all that needed to be said ab... View more info

Cornish Shipwrecks

By: NOALL, Cyril and Grahame FARR FARR, Grahame

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Tor Mark Press, Truro, 0,:

Seller ID: 66526


NOALL, Cyril and Grahame FARR. Cornish Shipwrecks . Truro: Tor Mark Press, [n.d. - ca. early 1970s]. Pp. (1)-32. Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated stapledorange and grey card covers. A collection of images of shipwrecks off the Cornish coast. Lightly rubbed, else vg. 15.00 View more info

Cornish Shipwrecks : The Isles of Scilly. 2nd pr in dj.

By: LARN, Richard

Price: $20.00

Publisher: David & Charles, Newton Abbot, 1979, ISBN:0715349767:

Seller ID: 89266


LARN, Richard. Cornish Shipwrecks : The Isles of Scilly. Newton Abbot: David & Charles, (1979). Second Impression. Pp. (4),5-238,(2), frontis., including plates. Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Giftinscription to ffep, else very good in unclipped dust jacket. 20.00 View more info

Cornwall and Its People. : Cornish Seafarers; Cornwall and the Cornish; Cornish Homes and Customs. 2nd UK in dj

By: JENKIN, A.K. Hamilton

Price: $27.50

Publisher: Dent, London, 1946,:

Seller ID: 22004


JENKIN, A.K. Hamilton. Cornwall and Its People : Cornish Seafarers; Cornwall and the Cornish; Cornish Homes and Customs. With an Introduction by Sir Arthur Quiller-Couch. London : J.M. Dent & Sons, (1946). Second Printing. Pp487. Illustrated. Small 8vo, red cloth. Cornish Seafarers (pp.1-122) is di vided into three sections : Smugglers; Wrecks and Wreckers; The Fisherman'sTrade. Very good in chipped dustjacket. 27.50 View more info

Cosmopolitan: A Monthly Illustrated Magazine, Vol. 20

By: Cosmopolitan Magazine) WALKER, John Brisbane) LAMPMAN, Archibald) DYCHE, Lewis Lindsay)

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Cosmopolitan Press, 1896,:

Seller ID: 69200


(Cosmopolitan Magazine). The Cosmopolitan: A Monthly Illustrated Magazine, Vol. 20. Nos. 1-6 November 1895 - April 1896, bound as one. Irvington-on-the-Hudson: The Cosmopolitan Press, 1896. Pp. (2), iii-iv, (2), [3]-686. Illustrated. Double column. Frontis. 8vo, brown half leather, red marbled papercovered boards, gilt titles to spine, raised bands. Of nautical interest: "The Story of the Samoan Disaster", (pp. 5-16); Charles Frederick Holder's "Game Fishing in the Pacific", (pp. 138-146); W. A. Dobson's "Submarine Boats", (pp. 280-288); Lewis Lindsay Dyche's "Walru... View more info

Cosmopolitan: A Monthly Illustrated Magazine, Vol. 27

By: Cosmopolitan Magazine) TWAIN, Mark) AILES, Milton) NASON, H. B.)

Price: $100.00

Publisher: 1899,:

Seller ID: 69201


(Cosmopolitan Magazine). The Cosmopolitan: A Monthly Illustrated Magazine, Vol. 27. Nos. 1-6, May 1899 - October 1899, bound as one. Irvington-on-the-Hudson: The Cosmopolitan Press, 1899. Pp. 688. Illustrated. Double column. Frontis. 8vo, brown half leather, red marbled paper covered boards, gilt titles to spine, raised bands. Of nautical interest: Milton E. Ailes's "Arctic Perils; A Story of Adventure and Death in the Far North", (pp. 25-33); John R. Spears's "The America's Cup", (pp. 461-472). Also of interest: H. B. Nason's "Progress in Air-Ships", (pp. 115-120); Hen... View more info

Cruelest Night. in dj.

By: DOBSON, Christopher MILLER, John. PAYNE, Ronald.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Little, Brown, 1979,:

Seller ID: 40784


DOBSON, Christopher, John MILLER, and Ronald PAYNE. The Cruelest Night. Boston: Little, Brown, (1979). Pp 223, [8] pp plates. 8vo, blue spine with blue boards. "...reveals, for the first time, the full story of the worst of all sea tragedies, the sinking by a Russian submarine of the German ocean liner Wilhelm Gustloff in the Baltic Sea in 1945. At least seven thousand military personnel and civilians in flight from the avenging Red army perished- nearly five times the number who died on the Titanic." -from the dj. Slight shelfwear, gift inscription, else vg in rubbed, nicked, price-cl... View more info

Cruise to a Cruel Shore. 1st UK in dj

By: BOURDENS, Henri SMITH, Leslie (trans.)

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Souvenir Press, London, 1969,:

Seller ID: 52489


BOURDENS, Henri. Cruise to a Cruel Shore ; Author's version in English by Leslie Smith. (London): Souvenir Press, (1969). First UK Edition. Pp. 240 + 16 p. of plates. Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth. Toy 631. A story of sailing and survival, as Bourdens and his wife, on a voyage aboard the Singa Betina, are wrecked during a cyclone, making it to the shores of an uninhabited island one hundred miles north of Australia. "For two months they existed ona tiny supply of provisions salvaged from the Singa Betina and on sea-snai ls. They starved in style, listening to Mozart and Bach on their record... View more info

Cuba's Golden Past

By: ALLEN, Thomas B. National Geographic, 200:1

Price: $5.00

Publisher: National Geographic, 2001,:

Seller ID: 55425


ALLEN, Thomas B. "Cuba's Golden Past" ; with map supplement. An article in National Geographic Magazine, Vol. 200, No. 1, July 2001, pp. 74-91. Pp. 129. 8vo, illustrated. "Havana's gilttering era as Spain's premier New World port gleams in treasures rescued from the sea." Also of nautical interest:Cathy Newman's "Monhegan Island" (pp. 92-109). Vg with map. For the issue. 5.00 View more info

Custom of the Sea black cloth in dj

By: HANSON, Neil

Price: $25.00

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, 1999, ISBN:0-471-38389-9:

Seller ID: 47439


HANSON, Neil. The Custom of the Sea [A Shocking True Tale of Shipwreck, Murder and the Last Taboo.] NY: John Wiley & Sons, (1999). Pp 315. Illustrated, frontis + 16 pp of plates. 8vo, black cloth. "Four shipwrecked sailors...one must die so the others might live. [...] A terrifying true-to-life account of peril on the high seas-and of the electrifying murder trial that shocked the world. -from the dust jacket. Vg in dust jacket. 25.00 View more info

Dalhousie Gazette, Vol. 41, Nos. 4 & 5, February 7, 1909

By: Dalhousie Gazette, Vol. 41, Nos. 4 & 5, February 7, 1909 MacGREGOR, J.G. WEBSTER, K.G.T. YORSTON, Frederick

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Dalhousie University, Halifax , 1909,:

Seller ID: 84582


(Dalhousie Gazette). The Dalhousie Gazette, Vol. XLI, Nos. 4 & 5, February 7, 1909. (Halifax : Dalhousie University), 1909. Pp [i]-vi,[109]-160,vii-xii,+ 3 portrait plates. 8vo, tan wrappers, yapped edges. Nautical article : The Wreck of the “Micmac” [shipwrecked off Newfoundland] (by an undergraduate passenger, pp 139-145). Other articles : Forty Years – A Dream (by J.G. MacGregor, pp 109-114); Early Arthurian Romances (by K.G.T. Webster, pp 114-117); Twentieth Century Journalism (by Frederick Yorston, pp 117-122); Some Characteristics of Burns (by John J. Cameron, pp 126-129); and much... View more info