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Epaves des Côtes de France. in dustjacket

By: SCIBOZ, Bertrand STENUIT, Robert

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Editions Ouest-France, Rennes , 2000, ISBN:2737326087:

Seller ID: 107458


SCIBOZ, Bertrand. Épaves des Côtes de France. (Rennes) : Éditions Ouest-France, (2000). Pp (3),8-139,(1). Illustrated. Double Column. 4to, glossy bluepaper covered boards (hardcover), lettered in white. Contents : Préface de Robert Stenuit. Introduction. Épaves de la Manche : HMS Havant;. Normannia ; HMS Daffodil; HMS Berkeley; Granville; UJ 1433; HMS Britomart; Albertville; Prairial; HMS Lawford; USS Susan B. Anthony; LST 523 Carbonnel; USS Meredith III; Norfolk; USS Corry; Épaves des vaisseaux de la Hougue; Leopoldville; Stella; Bizon; Jeanne-Marie et Raffio; Princess Ena; M343; Walter... View more info

Epics of the Sea. US in dj

By: HOEHLING, A.A.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Contemporary Books, Chicago, 1977, ISBN:0809281295:

Seller ID: 53154


HOEHLING, A.A. Epics of the Sea. Chicago : Contemporary Books, Inc., (1977). Pp 228. Illustrated. 8vo, brown cloth. Chapters : 1. The Ordeal of William Bligh; 2. Blue Riband; 3. Cruise of the Alabama; 4. The Jeannette Expedition; 5. Return of the Mammoths; 6. Why Did They Sink the Lusitania; 7. U.S.S. Squalus - The Nineteenth Dive; 8.The Little Ships of Dunkirk. Bumping toextremities, dampstain to to top edge, browning to endpapers, pen notation to ffep, ow very good in chipped and dampstained dj. 30.00 View more info

Epilogue for Titanic

By: BALLARD, Robert D. National Geographic 172:4

Price: $5.00

Publisher: National Geographic, 1987,:

Seller ID: 20649


BALLARD, Robert D. "Epilogue for Titanic." An article in the National Geographic Magazine, Vol.172, No.4, October 1987. Pp 454463 including large folding mosaic. Illustrated. Vg-fine. 5.00 View more info

Event 1000. in dj.

By: LAVALLEE, David

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1971,:

Seller ID: 41167


LAVALLEE, David. Event 1000 : A Novel. NY: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, (1971). Pp 279. 8vo, black spine with blue boards. Anderson 759. A novel concerning the sinking of an American nuclear submarine, the efforts to rescue her crew, and of political intrigue at high levels. Gift inscription, else vg in rubbed, price-clipped dj. 20.00 View more info

Exploring the Lusitania. in dj

By: BALLARD, Robert D. and Spencer DUNMORE DUNMORE, Spencer

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Warner / Madison, New York, 1995, ISBN:0446518514:

Seller ID: 22296


BALLARD, Robert D. and Spencer DUNMORE. Exploring the Lusitania : Probing the Mysteries of the Sinking That Changed History. (N.Y.) : Warner / MadisonPress Book, (1995). Pp 227. Illustrated. 4to, green cloth. Vg in dj. 40.00 View more info

Exploring the Titanic : How the greatest ship ever lost -- was found. 1st in dj

By: BALLARD, Robert D.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Viking, Toronto, 1988, ISBN:0670825247:

Seller ID: 22834


BALLARD, Robert D. Exploring the Titanic. [Dj adds: How the greatest ship ever lost -- was found]. Edited by Patrick Crean. Illustrations of the Titanic by Ken Marschall. (Toronto) : Viking Kestrel / Madison Press Book, (1988). First Printing. Pp. (4),[5]-64. Illustrated. 4to, illustrated blue card covered boards in like jacket. The inside of the dustjacket becomes a Titanic wall poster. Tape ghosts to boards, else vg in dj. 20.00 View more info

Extreme Froniers : Racing Across Canada from Newfoundland to the Rockies. First Edition in dustjacket

By: BOORMAN, Charley GULVIN, Jeff

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Sphere, London, 2012, ISBN:9781847445599:

Seller ID: 98704


BOORMAN, Charley, with Jeff GULVIN. Extreme Froniers : Racing Across Canadafrom Newfoundland to the Rockies. (London) : Sphere, (2012). First Edition . Pp (10),1-201,(13). Illustrated. Map. 8vo, blue cloth, silver lettering to spine. "Back on his bike for a brand-new adventure, Charley Boorman explores the world's second largest country home to some of the most stunning and challenging terrain known to man. Canada is a country of extremes, and Charley knows all about pushing things to the limit. He goes dirt biking in New Brunswick; dives through old shipwrecks in the freezing waters off T... View more info

Fastnet: One Man's Voyage. in dj.

By: VAUGHAN, Roger

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Seaview Books, New York, 1980,:

Seller ID: 31748


VAUGHAN, Roger. Fastnet: One Man's Voyage. New York: Seaview Books, (1980).Pp 184. Illustrated. 8vo, blue spine with blue boards. Toy 1552. An accoun t of the disastrous 1979 Fastnet race as experienced from the deck of the seventy-nine foot sloop Kialoa. With no apparent reference to the ubiquitousmedia baron Ted Turner. Tear to ffep, owner's blind stamps, else vg in rub bed dj. 28.00 View more info

Fatal Call of the Running Tide : Lifeboat Rescues and Sea Dramas. 1st UK in dj.

By: COCKCROFT, Barry

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Hodder and Stoughton, London, 1995, ISBN:034063524x:

Seller ID: 73471


COCKCROFT, Barry. Fatal Call of the Running Tide : Lifeboat Rescues and SeaDramas. (London): Hodder and Stoughton, (1995). First UK Printing. Pp. [i] -x,1-198, + 16 p. of plates. Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. A collection of lifeboat rescue stories from around the British Isles. Previous owner's name to ffep, else vg in unclipped dj. 15.00 View more info

Fatal Storm : The Inside Story of the Tragic Sydney-Hobart Race.. 1st US indj.

By: MUNDLE, Rob

Price: $25.00

Publisher: International Marine, 1999,:

Seller ID: 31913


MUNDLE, Rob. Fatal Storm: The Inside Story of the Tragic Sydney-Hobart Race. Camden, Maine: International Marine/McGraw-Hill, (1999). First Printing. Pp 251. Illustrated. 8vo, black cloth. "The 115 boats leaving Sydney Harboron Boxing Day...1998 expected rough weather, but the gale that caught the boats well at sea in the predawn hours of December 27 was anything but routine. A freak, unseasonal storm, it brought hurricane-strength winds, waves six stories high, and the worst sailing disaster in recent history. Seven boats were abandoned at sea and five sank. Fifty-seven sailors were rescu... View more info

Fateful Voyage of Lusitania

By: TAYLOR, John M. MHQ: The Quarterly Journal of Military History, spring 1999 BLACK, Jeremy M. BYNG, John, Admiral)

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Primedia, 1999,:

Seller ID: 82479


TAYLOR, John M. "Fateful Voyage of Lusitania" . An article in MHQ: The Quarterly Journal of Military History, Spring 1999, volume 11, number 3, pp. 18-31. [N.pl.]: Primedia, 1999. Pp. [1]-112. 4to, brown cloth with illustrated pictorial panel to front, and series information in gilt to spine. Also of nautical interest: Jeremy M. Black's "The Execution of Admiral Byng", pp.98-103. Vg. For the issue. 12.00 View more info

Final Voyage : A Story of Arctic Disaster and One Fateful Whaling Season. in dj.

By: NICHOLS, Peter

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Putnam's, New York, 2009, ISBN:9780399156021:

Seller ID: 95414


NICHOLS, Peter. Final Voyage : A Story of Arctic Disaster and One Fateful Whaling Season . New York: Putnam's, (2009). Pp. (8),[1]-294,(2). Map endpapers. 8vo, green paper covered spine with cream paper covered boards. The story of the tragic summer of 1871 on the American whaling industry, which saw thirty-two whaling ships lost and more than 1200 men, women, and childrenkilled in the midst of a freak ice-storm. This volume also surveys the sco pe of the disaster in regards to the burgeoning oil industry, which suffered near-collapse as a result of the storm, as well as ushering in New Bedfor... View more info

Final Voyage of the Princess Sophia : Did they all have to die?

By: O'KEEFE, Betty, and Ian MACDONALD

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Heritage House / Fine Edge, Surrey, B.C. / Bishop, CA, 1998, ISBN:1895811643:

Seller ID: 82640


O'KEEFE, Betty, and Ian MACDONALD. The Final Voyage of the Princess Sophia : Did they all have to die? (Surrey, B.C.) : Heritage House / (Bishop, CA) : Fine Edge, (1998). First Edition. Pp [1]-192. Illustrated. Map. 8vo, illustrated green card covers. “Relive the drama and tragedy of the Inside Passage's worst maritime disaster in which more than 350 people died and the reputation of Canadian Pacific's coastal service was forever tarnished.” - from the back cover. Name, else very good. 12.00 View more info

Final Voyages : Trouble at Sea : Sea Stories from Atlantic Canada. First Edition.

By: WELLMAN, Jim

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Flanker Press, St. John's, NF, 2010, ISBN:9781897317884:

Seller ID: 91810


WELLMAN, Jim. Final Voyages : Trouble at Sea. [cover adds: Sea Stories fromAtlantic Canada]. St. John's, NF: Flanker Press, 2010. First Printing. Pp. (8),1-174,(10). Illustrated. 8vo, photo-illustrated grey card covers. A co llection of more than twenty tales from one of the world's most dangerous professions: that of the small-boat fisherman on Canada's east coast. Many of these stories had previously appeared in Navigator magazine. Chapters: 1.Ode to Big G [Gilles LeBlanc (b.1979 West Pubnico, Nova Scotia]; 2. Two Da ys Warming up [Boyce Bath of La Scie and the Brent and Colin Enterprises]; ... View more info

Final Voyages : Volume I. First Edition.

By: WELLMAN, Jim

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Flanker Press, St. John's, NF, 2003, ISBN:1894463439:

Seller ID: 70246


WELLMAN, Jim. Final Voyages : Volume I. St. John's, NL: Flanker Press Ltd.,[November] 2003. Pp. (10),1-240,(6). A few illustrations in the text. 8vo, photo-illustrated blue cardcovers. A look back at some memorable shipping disasters involving fishing vessels off of Canada's east coast. "Those perilous conditions have caused the sinking and loss of hundreds of Atlantic Canadian fishing vessels with enormous loss of life. In this book well known journalist and former CBC Radio "Fisheries Broadcast" host Jim Wellman recounts many of these gripping tales." Introduction. Chapters :... View more info

Final Voyages : Volume III. pbk.

By: WELLMAN, Jim

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Flanker Press, St. John's, NF, 2007, ISBN:9781897317204:

Seller ID: 75859


WELLMAN, Jim. Final Voyages : Volume III. St. John's, NF: Flanker Press, 2007. Pp. (10),1-222,(8). Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated blue-grey card covers. "Fishing is still the deadliest occupation in the country, and despite new and modern life-saving technology and better boats, the fatality rate in the industry is the same as it was twenty years ago. A whopping 70% of search and rescue calls are from fishing vessels in distress. For the past ten years, fisheries journalist Jim Wellman has documented the stories of some of the thousands of fishing people who have died in Atlantic Canada on ... View more info

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Final Voyages Volume II. First Edition

By: WELLMAN, Jim JOHNSON, Morrissey, Captain

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Flanker Press, St. John's, NF, 2004, ISBN:1894463692:

Seller ID: 86408

ISBN: 1894463692


WELLMAN, Jim. Final Voyages Volume III. [cover adds : Includes "The Loss of the Annie L" by Captain Morrissey Johnson]. St. John's, NL : Flanker Press, 2004. First Edition. Pp. (12,1-189(,7). With 35 b&w photos in the text. 8vo (153 x 228 mm), photo-illustrated reddish- brown and gold cardcovers with white & gold lettering to spine. James Wade 'Jim' Wellman (b. November, 1946, Twillingate) grew up in Port Anson. Captain Frederick Morrissey Johnson (b. October 21, 1932, Little Catalina - d. July 14, 2003, Lewisporte Junction) was also an MP . Ab... View more info

Final Voyages Volume II. signed.

By: WELLMAN, Jim JOHNSON, Morrissey, Captain

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Flanker Press, St. John's, NF, 2004, ISBN:1894463692:

Seller ID: 65692


WELLMAN, Jim. Final Voyages Volume II . [Includes "The Loss of the Annie L"by Captain Morrissey Johnson]. St. John's, NF: Flanker Press, 2004. Pp. [1 2],1-189,[7]. Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated red and grey card covers with white and yellow lettering to spine. About shipwrecks and near-death experiences in the east coast fishery. Contents: 1-2. One Family, Two Tragedies: The Grays of Shoe Cove, 3. An Unforgettable Journey, 4. Icing Causes Loss ofYoung Crew in Western Nova Scotia, 5. Double the Strength to Battle the Br eakers, 6. Storm of the Century: The Cooks of PEI, 7. Quick-thinkin... View more info

First Cornish Anthology.

By: Cornwall, U.K.

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Tor Mark Press, Truro (U.K.), 1969,:

Seller ID: 90836


(Cornwall, U.K.). A First Cornish Anthology. Truro (U.K.) : Tor Mark Press,(1969). Pp [1]-40. 8vo, illustrated orange stapled card covers. Of nautica l interest : 18. “The loss of the Albert Edward” (pp 22-24, taken from Wreck and Rescue on the Cornish Coast by Cyril Noall and Grahame Farr, 1964); 30. “The fishermen of Newlyn visit London” (pp 37-38, taken from Cornish Harbours by Roland Roddis, 1951); 33. “Beseiged with the ocean” (p. 40, taken from The Survey of Cornwall by Richard Carew, 1602). . Rubbed, else very good. 9.00 View more info

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Fishermen's Own Book , comprising the List of Men and Vessels Lost from thePort of Gloucester, Mass., from 1874 to April 1, 1882, and a Table of Loss es from 1830, together with Valuable Statistics of the Fisheries, also Notable Fares, . brown cloth

By: Gloucester, Massachusetts

Price: $170.00

Publisher: Proctor Brothers, Gloucester, Mass., 1882,:

Seller ID: 18025


(Gloucester, Massachusetts). The Fishermen's Own Book, comprising the List of Men and Vessels Lost from the Port of Gloucester, Mass., from 1874 to April 1, 1882, and a Table of Losses from 1830, together with Valuable Statistics of the Fisheries, also Notable Fares, Narrow Escapes, Startling Adventures, Fishermen's Off-Hand Sketches, Ballads, Descriptions of Fishing Tripsand Other Interesting Facts and Incidents Connected with this Branch of Ma ritime History. Gloucester : Proctor Brothers, Publishers, (1882). Pp (6),(16,ads),[iii]-iv,[5]-274,(22,ads),(2). Illustrated. 8vo, gilt decorated bro... View more info