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1 Admiralty Manual of Seamanship B.R. 67(3), Vol. III
London Ministry of Defence 1983 0-11-771269-8* Third Edition Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Blue cloth on boards. Superseding BR 67(3) dated 1964. Intended mainly for officers. Arranged in the same four parts as Vol. I and III. 534 pp. Heavy book will need extra postage. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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2 Admiralty Manual of Seamanship, Vol. II, B.R. 67(2)
Ministry of Defence 1981 0-11-772345-2 / 9780117723450 Superseding BR 67(2) Dated 1967 Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Blue cloth on boards. Intended for ratings seeking advancement and junior officers. Arranged in four parts: Ship Knowledge and Safety; Seamanship; Ship Organisation; and Shiphandling and Navigation. Stamp of Fleet School HFX. No writing or damage. Heavy book will need extra postage.746 PP. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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Marine Equipment; Catalogue Q
3 Marine Equipment; Catalogue Q
Glasgow Simpson-Lawrence, Limited 1961 Hard Cover Good Plus No Jacket 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
Grey cloth with blue backstrip on boards. Front hinge cracked and delicate, but holding. A wholesale catalog with no price iniformation. "Conditions of sale" given in English, French, Dutch, and Italian. All product descriptions in English only. Pure nostalgia for the yachting crowd. Book is clean except for previous owner's name in ink. 287 pp. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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Register Book 1972-73; Register of Ships M-Z
4 Register Book 1972-73; Register of Ships M-Z
London Lloyd's Register of Shipping Hard Cover Very Good  No Jacket 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
Original black blindstamped cloth with bright gilt lettering cover and spine on boards, with bookmark. Weighs 4.25 Kg. or 9.5 lbs. Table giving equivalents of feet and inches in metres laid in. 1942 pp. plus several appendices of additional information. No marks or damage. Please inquire for shipping.  
Price: 50.00 USD
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Sailing Directions - Nova Scotia (Atlantic Coast) and Bay of Fundy
5 Sailing Directions - Nova Scotia (Atlantic Coast) and Bay of Fundy
Ottawa Dept. Of Fisheries And Oceans 1990 First Edition 1990 Soft Cover Good Plus to Very Good No Jacket 4to - over 9" - 12" tall Photos, Drawings, Map 
Original green photo cover trade paperback. Large map inside cover. Bookstore stamp. One page underlined. No other writing or damage. 366pp. ISBN 0-660-13473-X 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Seventy Adventurous Years; The Story of the Bank Line 1885-1955
6 Seventy Adventurous Years; The Story of the Bank Line 1885-1955
London The Bank Line, Limited 1956 First ( No Additional printings) Hard Cover Very Good Glassine Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Photos 
Blue cloth on boards. No writing or damage. Reprinted from The Journal of Commerce and Shipping Telegraph. Young Andrew Weir of Kirkcaldy got his start in banking, but after a brief stint in a Glasgow shipowner's office he decided to start his own. 136 pp. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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7 "Grandpa Ben" The History of a Ship from Her Cradle to Her Grave with A Short Account of Modern Steamships and Torpedoes
London George Routledge and Sons 1882 A New Edition Hard Cover Good Plus No Jacket 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
Brown, gilded cloth on beveled boards. The author explains everything anyone needs to know about the rigging and operation of a steamship. All edges gilt. Previous owner's name. 382 pp. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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8 Allward, Maurice An Illustrated History of Seaplanes and Flying Boats
New York Barnes And Noble Books 1993 0-88029-286-5 / 9780880292863 Reprint Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Photos and Drawings 
Grey paper boards backed in black cloth. Highlights the 40-year history of flying boats and seaplanes. Tells how refinements of the Supermarine line of flying boats led to the development of the famous Spitfire, famous for its work in WW II. 160 pp. with index. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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9 Anderson, Edwin P. Audels Marine Engineers Hand Book
New York Theo. Audel & Co. 1950 Reprint Hard Cover Good Plus to Very Good No Jacket 16mo - over 5" - 6" tall 
A veritable bible of information dealing with every phase of steam power on the water. 1,258 pp. plus numerous informative ads. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Under the Black Horse Flag' Annals of the Weld Family and Some of Its Branches, Anderson, Isabel
10 Anderson, Isabel Under the Black Horse Flag' Annals of the Weld Family and Some of Its Branches
Boston Houghton Mifflin Company 1926 First ( No Additional printings) Hard Cover Very Good Good Plus to Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Photos 
Original red cloth on boards. Laid in are two clippings, both obituaries for Larz Anderson, prominent businessman and husband of the author, who was herself a well-educated and prolific writer. Mrs. Anderson was a granddaughter of William Fletcher Weld, owner of the largest fleet of merchant ships in America following the Civil War. She married into the Perkins Family, also notable in the shipping business. A thoroughly absorbing family and business history by a trained writer. 291 pp. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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Maritime Mystic, Anderson, Virginia B.
11 Anderson, Virginia B. Maritime Mystic
Mystic, CT. Marine Historical Association 1962 Soft Cover Very Good No Jacket 4to - over 9" - 12" tall Photos 
Light green softcover in very good condition. Political development. Industries and trade. Sea-borne economy. 88 pp. with Index. Minor staple holes in rear cover. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Life in the Oceans , Angel, Heather
12 Angel, Heather Life in the Oceans
Treasure Press Original Cloth Very Good  Good Folio - over 12" - 15" tall Colour Photos 
Original blue cloth on boards. DJ has only tiny tear top of spine, OW good. Many striking colour photos of animals which live in the ocean. 128 pp.  
Price: 15.00 USD
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Ravenscrag; The Allan Royal  Mail Line, Appleton, Thomas E.
13 Appleton, Thomas E. Ravenscrag; The Allan Royal Mail Line
Toronto McClelland and Stewart, Limited 1974 First ( No Additional printings) Hard Cover Good to Very Good Good Minus 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Photos 
Original dark green cloth on boards. Gift note. The author is a marine historian with Canada's Ministry of Transport. Captain Alexander Allan had started the company in 1819, running small ships from Greenock to Quebec. His five sons helped to extend the business to Eastern Canada, the United States, and eventually, to the other side of the Atlantic. Price-clipped DJ chipped along head. 222 pp. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Life and Adventures of Nansen; The Great Arctic Explorer , Bain, J. Arthur
14 Bain, J. Arthur Life and Adventures of Nansen; The Great Arctic Explorer
London The Walter Scott Publishing Co. Ltd. Hard Cover Good Plus  No Jacket 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall Photos and Map 
Original grey hardcover on boards. Cover states The Evergreen Library, and lower spine states Simpkin in usual publisher's name spot. Front hinge lightly cracked, and first free endpaper missing. Over 50 illustrations highlight the adventures and explorations of Nansen, a brilliant inventor, explorer, and (eventually) Nobel recipient. This book is confined to events of 1880-1899. 449 pp.  
Price: 30.00 USD
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The Frozen Zone and Its Explorers; Illustrated, Baldwin, Gage and Hyde
15 Baldwin, Gage and Hyde The Frozen Zone and Its Explorers; Illustrated
Hartford, CT Columbian Book Company 1874 Full-Leather Fair No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Many Drawings and Maps. 
Original full brown leather on stiff boards. Title page missing, and pp. 367-8 separated but present. Binding shaken, but holding. 800 pp. Heavy book might need extra postage. 
Price: 200.00 USD
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The Discovery of the Titanic, Ballard, Dr. Robert D.
16 Ballard, Dr. Robert D. The Discovery of the Titanic
Toronto Madison Press Books 1997 0-670-81917-4 / 9780670819171 Hard Cover Fair to Good No Jacket 4to - over 9" - 12" tall Ken Marschall 
Blue cloth on boards. This book is lightly wrinkled throughout. However, it is the only copy of Titanic literature I have seen which provides so much photographic detail, stem to stern. 240 pp. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Things a Sailor Needs to Know; Vol. II Only of Two, Barker, Captain Sir David Wilson
17 Barker, Captain Sir David Wilson Things a Sailor Needs to Know; Vol. II Only of Two
London Charles Griffin & Company, Ltd. 1931 Second Edition, Revised, in Two Volumes Hard Cover Good Plus No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 152 Figures and 23 Plartes 
Original blue cloth on boards. Stamp of Naval Library Service, H.M.C.S. Captor II, Saint John, N.B. A gathering of important topics including: Waves, Towing, Salvage, Cargoes, Refrigeration. Seismic Seamanship, etc. Many foldout charts. 239 pp. with Index. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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Blow All Ballast !  The Story of the Squalus, Barrows, Nat A.
18 Barrows, Nat A. Blow All Ballast ! The Story of the Squalus
New York Dodd, Mead & Company 1940 First ( No Additional printings) Hard Cover Good Plus to Very Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Photos and Drawing 
Green cloth on boards. Light cover soil. Previous owner names. A detailed and harrowing story of the plight and eventual rescue of a U.S. Navy submarine, helpless at a depth of 240 feet ! 298 pp. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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The Loss of the SS. Titanic; Its Story and Its Lessons, Beesley, Lawrence
19 Beesley, Lawrence The Loss of the SS. Titanic; Its Story and Its Lessons
Boston and New York Houghton Mifflin Company 1912 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall Three Photos and Two Sections 
Original black cloth on boards. No writing. Small bookseller's label. Small white cover spot appears to be residue of cloth adhesive tape. Normal hand soil. This book puts the reader into the picture as closely as possible, since the author was a survivor who wrote this account only a few weeks after the accident. The dead numbered 1503 - 815 passengers and 688 crew. The Carpathia rescued 705. "Such is the record of the Titanic, the largest ship the world had ever seen...." p.3. Since this book is on consignment, our regular 20% discount to booksellers does not apply. 
Price: 300.00 USD
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Seamen of Britain , Bell, Douglas
20 Bell, Douglas Seamen of Britain
London Nelson 1943 First Published 1943 Original Cloth Good  Fair 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Engravings 
Original red cloth on boards. DJ taped at corners, and consequently torn top and bottom. The Trafalgar Library. Overall, a little grubby, P.O.N., and closed tear top of RFEP. Text sound and readable. 288 pp with index.  
Price: 20.00 USD
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