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Dangerous Waters : Wrecks and Rescues off the BC Coast. in dj

By: KELLER, Keith

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Harbour Publishing, Madeira Park, BC, 1997, ISBN:1550171682:

Seller ID: 24573


KELLER, Keith. Dangerous Waters : Wrecks and Rescues off the BC Coast. (Madeira Park, B.C.) : Harbour Publishing, (1997). Pp. (8),9-301,(1). Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth. Contents: South Coast: 1. The Most Popular Guy in the Pub; 2. The Loss of the Bruce 1; 3. Thirty-seven Hours in a Skiff; 4. He isHer Sunshine (and Vice Versa); 5. Fortunately, Dan Just Kept Hopping; 6. M eteor Fire; 7. Three Men on a Raft; 8. Making History with the Velcro Grip;9. Glen and Glenn Go Overboard; 10. Bright White, and Waves All Around Me. North Coast: 11. The Law of Gravity Shouldn't Allow It; 12. Ship Happens; 1... View more info

Dark Wind : A Survivor's Tale of Love and Loss

By: CHAPLIN, Gordon

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Plume, New York, 2000, ISBN:0452281822:

Seller ID: 50937


CHAPLIN, Gordon. Dark Wind : A Survivor's Tale of Love and Loss. (New York): Plume, (2002). Pp 225. 8vo, illustrated card covers. Dark Wind is the st ory of a catastrophic sailing adventure. Lightly rubbed, text block slightly rumpled, else very good. 12.00 View more info

Dead Men Tapping : The End of the Heather Lynne II.

By: YEOMANS, Kate.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: International Marine / McGraw-Hill, Camden, ME, 2003, ISBN:0071445463:

Seller ID: 85902


YEOMANS, Kate. Dead Men Tapping : The End of the Heather Lynne II. Camden, ME : International Marine / McGraw-Hill, (2003). First Printing. Pp (8),1-403,(5). Map. 8vo, blue illustrated card covers. “A desperate fight for survival and a rescue gone wrong. In the predawn darkness of September 5, 1996,the fishing boat Heather Lynne II was run down by a tugboat and a 22-foot barge and overturned ten miles off Cape Ann, Massachusetts. A diminishing air pocket kept the boat from sinking and provided the only hope of survivalfor the three fishermen trapped inside. The shouted pleas and desperate ta... View more info

Deadly Frontiers : Disaster and Rescue on Canada's Atlantic Seaboard. First Edition.

By: BEEBY, Dean WARBURTON, Andy)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Goose Lane, Fredericton, 2001,:

Seller ID: 5717


BEEBY, Dean. Deadly Frontiers : Disaster and Rescue on Canada's Atlantic Seaboard. (Fredericton, New Brunswick) : Goose Lane, (2001). First Printing. Pp. (8),9-215,(1). Illustrated. 8vo, grey photo-illustrated cardcovers. Chapters : 1. Groudpounders : Andy Warburton and the Rebirth of Ground Search and Rescue; 2. Disasters at Sea : The Sinking of the MV Flare [also severalpages on the Ocean Ranger disaster]; 3. Aircraft Down : Swissair Flight 11 1 and the Lessons of Chaos; 4. That Others May Live : The Life of a Sartech; 5. The Aging Rescue Choppers : The Final Flight of Labrador 305; 6. Rescu... View more info

Death in the Baltic : the World War II Sinking of the Wilhelm Gustloff.

By: PRINCE, Cathryn J.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan, New York, 2013, ISBN:9781137279194:

Seller ID: 108252


PRINCE, Cathryn J. Death in the Baltic : the World War II Sinking of the Wilhelm Gustloff. New York : Palgrave Macmillan, (2013). Pp (13), 2-236 + (8)pp plates. Illustrations, maps. 8vo, illustrated white card covers. "In th e final days of World War II, German civilians were in a panic. The Third Reich was in free fall and the Allied forces were closing in from all directions. With the Red Army quickly advancing from the East, Berlin planned an eleventh-hour exodus for upwards of 10,000 women, children, and the elderlyusing a former cruise ship, the Wilhelm Gustloff. Sent off into icy wat... View more info

Der Meeresstrom

By: SCHUBERT, G. H.v., Dr

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Amerikanischen Tractat-Gesellschaft, 0,:

Seller ID: 32024


SCHUBERT, G. H.v., Dr. Der Meeresstrom: Eine Erzählung für die Jugend. NY: Amerikanischen Tractat-Gesellschaft, [ca. 1860s?]. Pp 64. Frontis. Small 8vo, black pressed cloth. Spine missing, replaced with modern cloth tape, rubbed, worn at extremities, owners' signatures, else vg. 35.00 View more info

Desert Islands and Robinson Crusoe. First American Edition

By: de la MARE, Walter WHISTLER, Rex. DEFOE, Daniel

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Farrar & Rinehart, 1930,:

Seller ID: 33244


DE LA MARE, Walter. Desert Islands and Robinson Crusoe. With Decorations byRex Whistler. New York : Farrar & Rinehart, MCMXXX. First US Edition. Pp 2 99. 8vo, blue cloth. See National Book League, Walter de la Mare: A Checklist, A78a for the British edition.. The author helpfully adds an eighteenth-century style subtitle: "...being the VOYAGE of a HULK, called by courtesy a Lecture, that was launched under the Auspices of The Royal Society of Literature of London, many years ago, namely, in 1920, was afterwards frequently in Dock again for Repair and then refitted for FARTHER ADVENTURINGS,... View more info

Desperate Hours : The Epic Rescue of the Andrea Doria. in dj.

By: GOLDSTEIN, Richard

Price: $20.00

Publisher: John Wiley, New York, 2001, ISBN:047138934x:

Seller ID: 42747


GOLDSTEIN, Richard. Desperate Hours : The Epic Rescue of the Andrea Doria. (New York): John Wiley & Sons, (2001). Pp. (6),vii-ix,(1),[1]-294. Illustrated in black and white. 8vo, blue cloth. A Night to Remember style recreation of the collision and sinking of the Italian liner, and of the ensuing rescue efforts, written by an experienced New York Times journalist. "Launched in 1951, the Andrea Doria proudly marked the resurgence of Italian maritime service. Her loss not only foreshadowed the end of the era of elegant lienrs, but reasserted the fragility of life for the millions still recov... View more info

Devil You Don't. in dj.

By: SCOTT, J.M

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Chilton, 1969,:

Seller ID: 35546


SCOTT, J.M. The Devil You Don't. Philadelphia: Chilton, (1969). Pp 248. 8vo, blue cloth. An adventure novel concerning a London antiquary's quest for a tremendous treasure lost during the Peruvian war of independence. Vg in price-clipped dj (a short tear). 30.00 View more info

Directory of Shipwrecks of the Great Lakes. First Edtion in dustjacket

By: HEDEN, Karl E.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Bruce Humphries, Boston , 1966,: 1966

Seller ID: 91445


HEDEN, Karl E. Directory of Shipwrecks of the Great Lakes. Boston : Bruce Humphries Publishers, (1966). First Edtion. Pp (4),v-x,1-116,(2). 8vo, green cloth, gilt lettering to spine. “Anyone interested in boating, skin-diving or fishing will find this directory an invaluable guide. It pinpoints approximately 1,500 shipwrecks in the Great Lakes so that in many cases the reader will be able to find its exact location. The date that the ship was wrecked, and information regarding the estimated value of the ship and its cargo are also given.” - from the dj. Conten... View more info

Disaster At Sea : The Story of the World's Great Maritime Tragedies. in dj.

By: MIELKE, Otto

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Fleet Publishing Corporation, New York , 1958,:

Seller ID: 82315


MIELKE, Otto. Disaster At Sea : The Story of the World's Great Maritime Tragedies. New York : Fleet Publishing Corporation, (1958). First American Edition. Pp [1]-255,(1). Illustrated. 8vo, grey cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Contents : 1. Lost Without Trace (The German school training ship AdmiralKarpfanger – The German motor cargo vessel Melanie Schulte – The German fr eighter Irene Oldendorff). 2. Rammed, Capsized and Sunk (The Italian passenger liner Andrea Doria and the British “express” steamer Titanic The Argentine motor vessel Maipu – The North German Lloyd passenger liner E... View more info

Disaster at Sea : Three Volumes in One: Marine Mysteries and Dramatic Disasters of New England; Sea Disasters and Inland Catastrophes; Pirates, Shipwrecks and Historical Chronicles. in dj.

By: SNOW, Edward Rowe

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Avenal Books, New York, 1990, ISBN:0517695111:

Seller ID: 35596


SNOW, Edward Rowe. Disaster at Sea. Three Volumes in One: Marine Mysteries and Dramatic Disasters of New England; Sea Disasters and Inland Catastrophes; Pirates, Shipwrecks and Historical Chronicles. New York : Avenal Books, (1990). First Printing. Pp (10),[3]-672,(8). . 8vo, black cloth, silver lettering to spine. Edward Rowe Snow (b. August 22, 1902 Winthrop, Massachusetts - d. April 10, 1982 Boston). An omnibus reprint edition of three of Snow's later books on American marine tragedies. Name, else very good in nickeddustjacket. 15.00 View more info

Disaster at Sea. Book Club? in dj

By: MARRIOTT, John Lloyds

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Hippocrene Books, New York, 1987, ISBN:087052450x:

Seller ID: 47287


MARRIOTT, John. Disaster at Sea. New York: Hippocrene Books, (1987). Book Club Edition? [No dj price] First Printing. Pp. (3),4-176. Illustrated in black and white. 8vo, black cloth spine, black paper covered boards. Chapters: 1. Lloyds of London; 2. The British Search and Rescue Organisation; 3. H MS Captain; 4. USS Memphis; 5. Victoria and Camperdown; 6. Vanguard and Iron Duke; 7. Three Peacetime Collisions [HMSHood and Renown on January 23, 1935; aircraft carrier Melbourne and destroyer Voyager on February 10, 1964 with the former sinking the latter with a loss of 82 officers and men; cruis... View more info

Disaster by Oil : Oil Spills: Why They Happen, What They Do, How We Can EndThem.

By: POTTER, Jeffrey

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Macmillan, New York, 1973,:

Seller ID: 29869


POTTER, Jeffrey. Disaster by Oil: Oil Spills: Why They Happen, What They Do, How We Can End Them. New York : Macmillan, (1973). Pp 301. 8vo, green cloth. Written in the wake of the Torrey Canyon and the Santa Barbara disasters, marine engineer Potter considers the environmental and political costs of large scale oil spills. 1. "Standing Into Danger": The S.S. Torrey CanyonStranding. 2 "Doomed!": The S.S. Ocean Eagle Disaster; 3. "Not a Great Day ": The M.S. General Colocotronis Stranding; 4. "Problem Platform": The Santa Barbara Channel Disaster; 5. Conclusion: ... View more info

Disaster by Oil : Oil Spills: Why They Happen, What They Do, How We Can EndThem. Paperback Reprint

By: POTTER, Jeffrey

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Marine Pollution Control / MPC Environmental Services, Calverton, NY, 1999,:

Seller ID: 109544


POTTER, Jeffrey. Disaster by Oil: Oil Spills: Why They Happen, What They Do, How We Can End Them. Calverton, NY : "Reprinted courtesy of Marine Pollution Control / MPC Environmental Services", no date. Pp (10),xi-xii,(2),1-301,(5). 8vo, red card covers. A reprint of the 1973 Macmillan edition. Written in the wake of the Torrey Canyon and the Santa Barbara disasters, marineengineer Potter considers the environmental and political costs of large s cale oil spills. 1. "Standing Into Danger": The S.S. Torrey Canyon Stranding. 2 "Doomed!": The S.S. Ocean Eagle Disaster; 3. &... View more info

Disaster Log of Ships. 4th Bonanza pr in dustjacket

By: GIBBS, Jim

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Bonanza, New York, 1971,:

Seller ID: 16755


GIBBS, Jim. Disaster Log of Ships. New York : Bonanza Books, (copyright 1971). Fourth Bonanza Printing. Pp 176. Illustrated. 4to, red cloth spine. SeeMoore & Purcell, Pacific Northwest Americana 1949-1974 S249.. A pictorial account of shipwrecks, California to Alaska, with individual chapters on California, Oregon, Washington, British Columbia, and Alaska. Very good in dustjacket. 35.00 View more info

Disaster on Devil's Bridge

By: HOUGH, George A.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Marine Historical Association, 1963,:

Seller ID: 18138


HOUGH, George A., Jr. Disaster on Devil's Bridge. Mystic, CT : The Marine Historical Association, Inc., No.42, (1963). Pp 146. Illustrated. 8vo, card covers. On the loss of the steamer City of Columbus. Spine ends chipped, else vg. 25.00 View more info

Disasters : Defining Moments. in dj.

By: FORTY, Sandra

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Grange Books, Hoo, nr Rochester, Kent, 2005, ISBN:184013755x:

Seller ID: 96286


FORTY, Sandra. Disasters : Defining Moments. (Hoo, nr. Rochester, Kent): Grange Books, (2005). Pp. [1]-224. Illustrated. Tall 8vo, illustrated grey card covered boards in like jacket. A chronological survey of the disasters of the twentieth century. Includes information on the loss of the Titanic, Eastland, Wilhelm Gustloff, the Andrea Doria/Stockholm collision, Torrey Canyon, Edmund Fitzgerald, Townsend Thoreson, and Exxon Valdez, as well as theHalifax Explosion, alongside other disasters such as the Spanish Influenza and the 9/11 attacks. Very good in dust jacket. 18.00 View more info

Disasters at Sea

By: CRANSTON, Tony (ed.?). RUFF, Eric J., foreword

Price: $15.00

Publisher: 1986,:

Seller ID: 8339


CRANSTON, Tony (ed.?). Disasters at Sea. N.pl. : n.pub., (1986). Printed bySentinel Printing, Yarmouth. Pp 1-128. Illustrated. Triple column. Oblong 8vo, illustrated white card covers. Foreword by Eric J. Ruff. Sections : South Western Shore; Halifax and Approaches; Eastern Shore; Cape Breton Island; North Shore; and Sable Island. Vessels covered include the City of Monticello, S.S. Cobequid, Fleurus, City of New York, Belle, Baltimore, The Hungarian, Cherokee, the Young Teazer, Charles A. Ritcey, Petra, La Tribune, Humboldt, Portia, Gloucester, City of Boston, S.S. Atlantic, A.W. Perry, Danie... View more info

Disasters at Sea : Titanic to Exxon Valdez. 1st UK in dj.

By: CAHILL, Richard A., Captain.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: American Merchant Marine Museum Foundation / Nautical Books,, Kings Point, N.Y / San Antonio, TX , 1990, ISBN:0963001884:

Seller ID: 88730


CAHILL, Richard A., Captain. Disasters at Sea : Titanic to Exxon Valdez. Kings Point, N.Y.: London: Century, (1990). First UK Printing. Pp (6),vii-xv,(1),1-272,+ 8 pp plates. Index. 8vo, grey cloth with gilt llettering to spine. Contents : 1. The Loss of Titanic. 2. The Ro-Ro: An Unsafe Design (Princess Victoria, Zenobia, European Gateway, The Herald of Free Enterprise). 3. Foundering (Flying Enterprise, Pamir, Marine Electric). 4. Fire (Morro Castle, Dara, Lakonia). 5. Loss by Explosion (Berge Istra, Berge Vanga, Mycene, Betelgeuse). 6. Collisions (Andrea Doria / Sttockholm, Venpet / Venoil, ... View more info