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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

Disasters at Sea : Titanic to Exxon Valdez. 2nd pr

By: CAHILL, Richard A., Captain.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: American Merchant Marine Museum Foundation / Nautical Books,, Kings Point, N.Y / San Antonio, TX , 1992, ISBN:0963001884:

Seller ID: 83659


CAHILL, Richard A., Captain. Disasters at Sea : Titanic to Exxon Valdez. Kings Point, N.Y.: American Merchant Marine Museum Foundation / San Antonio, TX : Nautical Books, (1992). Second American Printing. Pp [i]-xv,(1),1-269,(3),+ 8 pp plates. Index. 8vo, illustrated orange card covers, lettered in blue and white. 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 ... View more info

Disasters of Atlantic Canada : Stories of Courage & Chaos.

By: OICKLE, Vernon.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Folklore Publishing, Edmonton, 2007, ISBN:9781894864152:

Seller ID: 89034


OICKLE, Vernon. Disasters of Atlantic Canada : Stories of Courage & Chaos. [Edmonton] : Folklore Publishing, (2007). First Printing. Pp (5),[6]-238,(2). Illustrated with some b&w photos in the text. 8vo, art-illustrated card covers. Vernon L. Oickle, b. 1961, Liverpool Nova Scotia. Contents : I – Natural Disasters : Yankee Gale; Saxby Gale; Raging Storms of the 1870s; Hurricane Juan & White Juan; Sinking of the Titanic (The Halifax Connection); Great August Gales; Newfoundland Tsunami; Escuminac Salmon Disaster; Bell Island Boom; Sinking of the Ocean Ranger; Great Ice Storm of 1998. II – A... View more info

Diving & Snorkeling Bali & Lombok

By: ROCK, Tim HINDERKS, Susanna. Lonely Planet Pisces Book.

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Lonely Planet , Melbourne, 2001, ISBN:1864501294:

Seller ID: 39560


ROCK, Tim and Susanna HINDERKS. Diving & Snorkeling Bali & Lombok. Melbourne: Lonely Planet, (2001). First Edition. Pp. (8),9-142,(2). Illustrated in colour. 8vo, ill. blue card covers. Lonely Planet Pisces Book. Cover adds: "Includes top dive sites around Menjangan Island, Nusa Penida, & Lombok's Gili Islands". Vg. 14.00 View more info

Diving & Snorkeling British Virgin Islands. 2d ed.

By: HANDLER, Mauricio Lonely Planet Pisces Book.

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Lonely Planet, Melbourne, 2001, ISBN:1864501359:

Seller ID: 39556


HANDLER, Mauricio. Diving & Snorkeling British Virgin Islands. Melbourne: Lonely Planet, (2001). Second edition. Pp. (8),9-135,(1). Illustrated in colour. 8vo, illustrated pink and blue card covers. Lonely Planet Pisces Book.Front cover adds: "Includes the world-famous wreck of the RMS Rhone". Vg. 14.00 View more info

Diving for the Griffin. in dj.

By: DAGGETT, Charles SHAFFER, Kris.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Weidenfeld and Nicolson, London, 1990, ISBN:0297810634:

Seller ID: 37916


DAGGETT, Charles. Diving for the Griffin. With Kris Shaffer. London: Weidenfeld and Nicolson, (1990). Pp. (10),xi-xii,1-178, + 16 pp plates. Illustrated. 8vo, green cloth. "When the Griffin, a 130-foot English East Indiaman loaded with valuable Chinese porcelain, sank in mysterious circumstances offthe Philippines in 1761, she and her precious cargo seemed to have vanishe d forever. This gripping account relates how a few enigmatic clues led to aremarkable 14-month underwater excavation, which brought to light the only such English ship ever likely to be found." -from the dj. Very good... View more info

Down the Hatch : Gay Yachting Yarns. First Edition

By: DEVINE, Eric. McWILLIAMS, Alden. BAIRD, Bil. HERRESHOFF.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Sheridan House, New York, 1945,:

Seller ID: 113641


DEVINE, Eric, assembled and introduced. Down the Hatch : Gay Yachting Yarns. Illustrated by Alden McWilliams; jacket design by Bil Baird. New York : Sheridan House, Publishers, (1945). First Edition. Pp (4), 5-251, (5). Illustrations. 8vo, pale blue cloth, dark blue lettering to spine. Toy 278. A collection of short pieces including: "A Prelude to Enslavement" by Weston Martyr ; "Captain Snooty-off-the-Yacht" a Glencannon story by Guy Gilpatric ;"The Log of a Landlubbe" by Erle Stanley Gardner ; "Corset Lanyards" by Fr ederic Fenger; "Consider the Name" ... View more info

Dream Wrecks. Volume 1 : The Best Shipwrecks of Aruba, Bonaire and Curacao

By: SERAFINI, Dominique, and Catherine SALISBURY SALISBURY, Catherine

Price: $14.00

Publisher: 3339483 Canada Inc., Toronto, 2002, ISBN:097305980X:

Seller ID: 107459


SERAFINI, Dominique, and Catherine SALISBURY. Dream Wrecks. Volume 1 : The Best Shipwrecks of Aruba, Bonaire and Curaçao. (Toronto : Published by 3339483 Canada Inc., 2002). Pp (1),4-112,(2). Illustrated. Maps. 8vo, illustrated blue card covers, lettered in orange, black and white. Contents : Preface by Jean-Michel Cousteau. Introduction - Treasures of the ABC Islands. 1. Las Aves - Le Terible and the French Fleet. 2. Aruba - The Antilla. Also the Jane C, the Debby II, the Star Gerren, the Pedernales, the Oranjestad, the Mi Dushi, the tugboat, the SS California and the Vera. 3. Bonaire - The ... View more info

Dune Adrift: The Strange Origins and Curious History of Sable Island. First Edition in dustjacket.

By: DE VILLIERS, Marq HIRTLE, Sheila.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: McClelland & Stewart, Toronto, 2004, ISBN:0771026420:

Seller ID: 60552


DE VILLIERS, Marq and Sheila HIRTLE. A Dune Adrift: The Strange Origins andCurious History of Sable Island. (Toronto) : McClelland & Stewart, (2004). First Printing. Pp (12),1-276. Illustrated with [1] pp map to text. 8vo, g rey paper covered boards, metallic red lettering to spine. "Now, with A Dune Adrift, the authors turn their attention to another body of sand [after their book on the Sahara], this one shifting and blowing in the middle of the ocean off the coast of Nova Scotia. otia. Sable Island, mysterious "graveyard of the Atlantic," creature of f Nova Scotia. Sable Island,... View more info

E.J. Pratt on His Life and Poetry. First Edition

By: PRATT, E.J.). GINGELL, Susan, (ed.)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: University of Toronto Press, Toronto, 1983,:

Seller ID: 3529


(PRATT, E.J.) GINGELL, Susan, (ed.). E.J. Pratt on His Life and Poetry. Toronto : University of Toronto Press, (1983). First Printing. Pp (6),[vii]-xlix,(3),[3]-218,(4). 8vo, blue cloth. Issued without dj. Includes "Highlights in My Early Life", "Memories of Newfoundland", and "Newfoundland Types". Also much of Newfoundland interest in Pratt's commentaries on his poems. Pratt's comments on his poem The Titanic on pp.95-107. Many other references to shipwrecks, whaling, sealing, the convoys, &c. Vg to fine. 25.00 View more info

E.J. Pratt on His Life and Poetry. First Paperback Edition

By: PRATT, E.J.). GINGELL, Susan, (ed.)

Price: $14.00

Publisher: University of Toronto Press, Toronto, 1984,:

Seller ID: 22914


(PRATT, E.J.). GINGELL, Susan, (ed.). E.J. Pratt on His Life and Poetry. Edited by Susan Gingell. Toronto : University of Toronto Press, (1983). Pp (6),[vii]-xlix,(3),[3]-218,(4). 8vo, blue/white card covers. Includes "Highlights in My Early Life", "Memories of Newfoundland", and "Newfoundland Types". Also much of Newfoundland interest in Pratt's commentaries on his poems.Pratt's comments on his poem The Titanic on pp.95-107. Many other referenc es to shipwrecks, whaling, sealing, the convoys, &c. Vg. 14.00 View more info

Earth & Tide. Vol. 1, No. 2, August, 1980

By: WOODMAN, Harold L. (ed.) WHITAKER, John C. COUSINS, Leone B. FLICK, Don

Price: $20.00

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

Seller ID: 94495


WOODMAN, Harold L. (ed.). Earth & Tide. Vol. 1, No. 2, August, 1980. Yarmouth, N.S.: Fundy Group Publications Limited, 1980. Pp [1]-35,(1) including covers. Illustrated. Triple Column. 4to, illustrated white stapled card covers. Supplement to Hants Journal, August 27, 1980. Contents : Don't Stone the Hornets (by Margaret Stanbury); There is Room at the Inn (by Michael Ingraham);The George's Bank Treaty [fisheries] (by John C. Whitaker, pp 10-12);An Innovative Canadian Weaver (by Bill Power); Spruce Ridge Camp (by Irene Lloyd Goodwin); Ten Thousand Mackerel & A Sunday Suit [fishing] (by Don Fl ... View more info

East Sussex Shipwrecks of the 19th Century : Pevensey - Hastings - Rye. First Edition in dustjacket

By: RENNO, David.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Book Guild Ltd,, Sussex, 1976, ISBN:1857766474:

Seller ID: 104949


RENNO, David. East Sussex Shipwrecks of the 19th Century (Pevensey - Hastings - Rye). Sussex : The Book Guild Ltd, (2002). First Edition. Pp (4),v-ix,(1),1-288,(6). 4 photos, two sketch maps and an illustration from a drawingin the text. 8vo, brown cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Perhaps 175 wrecks investigated and recorded. "During the mid-19th century the British Board of Trade estimated that some 150,000 tons of shipping were being lost annually off the coasts of the British Isles. Adverse weather conditions combined with poor navigation and the practice of 'beaching' ships to unload th... View more info

Eastland : Legacy of the Titanic. First Edition in dustjacket, inscribed.

By: HILTON, George W.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Stanford University Press, Stanford, CA, 1995, ISBN:0804722919: 1995

Seller ID: 100456


HILTON, George W. Eastland : Legacy of the Titanic. Stanford : Stanford University Press, (1995). First Printing. Pp. (6),[vii]-xvii,(3),[1]-364,(8). Illustrated in b&w. 8vo, blue cloth with copper-coloured lettering to spine. George Woodman Hilton (b. January 18, 1925, Chicago –d. August 4, 2014, Columbia, Maryland). "On the morning of July 24, 1915, the steamer Eastland capsized in the Chicago River as she was casting off her lines preparing to depart on an excursion of Western Electric Company employees to a company picnic. The accident killed more than ... View more info

Eastland : Legacy of the Titanic. First Paperback Printing

By: HILTON, George W.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Stanford University Press, Stanford, CA, 1996, ISBN:0804728011:

Seller ID: 23634


HILTON, George W. Eastland : Legacy of the Titanic. Stanford : Stanford University Press, (1996). First Paperback Printing. Pp (6),[vii]-xvii,(3),1-364,(8). Illustrated. 8vo, card covers. George Woodman Hilton (b. January 18,1925, Chicago –d. August 4, 2014, Columbia, Maryland). "This is the first comprehensive account of the capsizing in 1915 of the steamer Eastland, an accident that killed more than 800 men, women, and children - the worst disaster of any kind in the history of Chicago and the worst in the history ofthe Great Lakes. [...] Alterations and the addition of more lifeboats ... View more info

Edge of Yesterday : Sea Disasters of Nova Scotia. First Edition

By: PARSONS, Robert C.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Pottersfield Press, 2003, ISBN:1895900573:

Seller ID: 56095


PARSONS, Robert C. The Edge of Yesterday : Sea Disasters of Nova Scotia. Lawrencetown Beach, NS: Pottersfield Press, (2003). Pp. (4),5-223,(1). Illustrated with numerous photos and facsimile to text. 8vo, illustrated grey card covers. "Explore with Robert Parsons in The Edge of Yesterday the many mysteries and heart-breaking marine disasters that have fascinated people foryears. Stories in this collection go beyond the ships to feature the towns , the people and the lives touched by hardship and heroism." - from the cover. Some of the ships mentioned: the Montclair; Whiteway; Karen Bol... View more info

Een Zee te Hoog. in dj.

By: BOELMANS KRANENBURG, H. A. H. and J. P. VAN DE VOORT VAN DE VOORT, J. P.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: De Boer Maritiem, Bussum, Netherlands, 1979,:

Seller ID: 53540


BOELMANS KRANENBURG, H. A. H. and J. P. VAN DE VOORT. Een Zee te Hoog : Scheepsrampen bij de Nederslandse Zeevisserij, 1860-1976. (Bussum, Netherlands): De Boer Maritiem, (1979). Pp. 147. Illustrated. Large 8vo, green cloth. Examines the loss of various Dutch fishing vessels, including several pagesof charts outlining the date of sinking, the vessel, the type of vessel, t he number of crew members lost, etc. Text in Dutch. Vg in dj. 30.00 View more info

En Route : Sept Jours dans les Provinces Maritimes

By: FAUCHER De SAINT-MAURICE, [N.-H.-E.]

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Imprimerie Générale A. Coté et Cie, Québec , 1888,:

Seller ID: 14690


FAUCHER de SAINT-MAURICE, [Narcisse-Henri-Édouard]. En Route Sept Jours dans les Provinces Maritimes. Québec : Imprimerie Générale A. Coté et Cie, 1888. Pp (6),[5]-280. 8vo, brown pressed cloth. Contents : I. Sept Jours dans les Prvinces Maritimes. 1. En route—Saint-Jean— Le Nouveau-Brunswick -Une traversée—Le fort Latour—Unè horreur. 2. La baie de Fundy —Lescarbot - L'ordre du bon temps —Annapolis et Port Royal. 3. Les Abboiteaux—Le grand dérangement raconté par un anglais—Sa véritable cause. 4. Les suites et les précédents du grand dérangement—Uno lettre et un ... View more info

Ensign Prenties's Narrative. in dj

By: PRENTIES, S.W. CAMPBELL, G.G.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Ryerson, 1968,:

Seller ID: 1415


PRENTIES, S.W. Ensign Prenties's Narrative : A Castaway on Cape Breton. Edited with an Historical Setting and Notes by G.G.Campbell. Tor.: Ryerson, 1968. Pp (6),vii-xix,(1),90, frontis. 8vo, brown cloth. Walter Prenties was an Ensign of the 84th Regiment of Foot, carrying dispatches from Quebec to New York during the U.S. Revolutionary War when his ship was wrecked on the west coast of Cape Breton island in November of 1780. His narrative recounts the wreck, the survivors' desperate initial efforts, their open-boat voyage in search of rescue, and the care they received from the local native po... View more info