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Image for Standing Into Danger; A Dramatic Story of Shipwreck and Rescue (Abridged Edition)

Standing Into Danger; A Dramatic Story of Shipwreck and Rescue (Abridged Edition)

By: Brown, Cassie

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: Toronto, Doubleday Canada Ltd.: 1985

Edition: Abridged Edition

Seller ID: 008367

Condition: Very Good


Original pictorial cover paperback. "the true story of one of the worst wartime disasters in the North Atlantic: The wrecking of the U.S.S. Pollux and the U.S.S. Truxtun." - front cover. The Newfoundland shore claims three ships, and 203 American sailors die as a result. 354 pp. View more info

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Wind, Whales, and Whiskey; A Cape Breton Voyage

By: Cameron, Silver Donald

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: Toronto, Macmillan Canada: 1991

Seller ID: 010318

ISBN: 0-7715-9138-1

Condition: Very Good


Blue paper boards. Unclipped DJ. No marks or damage. A former professor, now an author and entertainer, takes his family around the island from a different vantage point. 308 pp. View more info

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The St. Lawrence Seaway

By: Chevrier, The Hon. Lionel (M.P.)

Price: $16.00 USD

Publisher: Toronto, Macmillan Company of Canada, Ltd.: 1959

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 007662

Condition: Very Good


Original blue cloth on boards. Previous owner's name. The story of the seaway by former Minister of Transport and President of the St. Lawrence Seawsy. Signed by the author on title page in green felt pen. 150 pp. text and index plus 24 pp. maps and photos. View more info

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Black Men of the Sea

By: Cohn, Michael/ Platzer, Michael K. H.

Price: $18.00 USD

Publisher: N.Y., Dodd, Mead & Company: 1978

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 003773

ISBN: 0-396-07546-0

Condition: Good Plus


Original beige cloth on boards. Price-clipped DJ chipped along head. Front endpaper clipped in half. "A valuable and fascinating record of a relatively little-known facet of our nautical heritage." - DJ. 158 pp. with index. View more info

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The Seafarers

By: Corbett-Smith, A.

Price: $25.00 USD

Publisher: London, Cassell and Company, Limited: 1919

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 003841

Condition: Good Plus


Original blue cloth on boards. An account of various aspects of WWI, with emphasis upon the role of the British Navy. No writing or damage. Age-tanned. 280 pp. with index. View more info

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Conway's Marine Artists; Nicholas Pocock 1740-1821

By: Cordingly, David

Price: $22.00 USD

Publisher: London/ Annapolis, Conway Maritime Press/Naval Institute Press: 1986

Edition: First Edition (No Additional Printings

Seller ID: 011883

ISBN: 0-87021-993-6

Condition: Near Fine


Brown cloth on boards. No writing or damage. Nicholas Pocock was an experienced sailor who could paint. He was commander of at least three different ships; Betsey, Minerva, and Lloyd. A section of eight colour plates highlights the gathering of Pocock's fastidious drawings in black and white. 120 pp. with index. View more info

Cochrane; The Real Master and Commander

By: Cordingly, David

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: New York, Bloomsbury USA: 2007

Edition: First U.S. Edition Stated

Seller ID: 013148

ISBN: 1-58234-534-1

Condition: Near Fine


Black cloth on boards. No writing or damage. Kirkus Review warns "Landlubbers may find this a lengthy voyage, but devotees of yarns about brave British tars will be delighted to be aboard." 420 pp. with index. View more info

Pirates; Terror on the High Seas

By: Cordingly, David (Ed.)

Price: $22.00 USD

Publisher: North Dighton, MA, J.G. Press: 1998

Edition: Second Edition.

Seller ID: 012800

ISBN: 1572152648

Condition: Very Good


Large, heavy book will need extra postage. The Lure of Spanish Gold. Brethren of the Coast. Buccaneer Explorers. Corsairs of the Mediterranean. The Golden Age of Piracy. Libertalia; The Pirate's Utopia. The Pirate Round. French and American Privateers. The Eastern Seas. Chinese Pirates. Piracy Today. Glossary of Sea Terms. 256 pp. View more info

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The Iron Ship; The History and Significance of Brunel's Great Britain

By: Corlett, Ewan C.B.

Price: $25.00 USD

Publisher: New York, Arco Publishing Co., Inc.: 1975

Edition: First Edition. No Additional Printings.

Seller ID: 011821

ISBN: 0-668-03767-9

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Brown cloth on boards. DJ lightly wrinkled. This book is dedicated almost entirely to one ship, in great detail. From the "clinker" method of plating to its cast-iron propeller, this ship embodies some of the earliest as well as the latest features of iron shipbuilding. It was still afloat at date of publication, 130 years after construction. 253 pp. View more info

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The Struan; from Saint John to Sandlake

By: Crichton, Whitcomb

Price: $25.00 USD

Publisher: Halifax, N.S., Nimbus: 1999

Edition: First Not Stated

Seller ID: 000625

Condition: As New


Original green cloth as new. Pictorial DJ as new. Clever use of EPs by copies of ship's articles and Captain Kenney's deposition. A 13-year-old Oregon Boy Scout wonders how a ship built in Saint John came to be wrecked at the site of what is now Camp Meriwether. After a life of research and travel, he tells the story. 245 pp. View more info

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The Principles of the Law Relating to Marine Insurance and General Average in England and America

By: Crump, F. Octavius

Price: $150.00 USD

Publisher: London, Butterworths: 1875

Seller ID: 004390

Condition: Fair to Good


Original brown cloth with paper spine label on boards. Previous owner's neat ink notes throughout. Front cover shows signs of having been under heavy weight, which has torn lowest three inches of front hinge, not affecting text. Corners and edges worn, but holding together and fully readable. 340 pp. plus lengthy catalogue. View more info

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Britain's Life-Boats; The Story of a Century of Heroic Service

By: Dawson, Major A.J.

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: London, Hodder and Stoughton, Limited: 1923

Seller ID: 008876

Condition: Good to Very Good


Original dark blue cloth on boards. Introduction by the Prince of Wales. Foreword by Joseph Conrad. Published in the 100th year of the Royal National Life-boat Institution as a report to the public of their development and accomplishments. Light scattered foxing. Foldout map p. 257 has 6-inch tear. 279 pp. View more info

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The Yachtsman's Reader; Blow the Man Down

By: Devine, Eric (Ed.)

Price: $30.00 USD

Publisher: Garden City, N. Y., Doubleday, Doran, and Co.: 1937

Edition: First Edition Stated

Seller ID: 011682

Condition: Very Good


Blue cloth on boards. Library withdrawal. In four sections: Tall Yarns and Short Stories; On Cruising; On Racing; and Dog-Watch Gamming. Plastic wrapper protects DJ. Heavy book will need extra postage. 334 pp. View more info

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The Schooner

By: Drilhon, Freddy

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: London, Arthur Barker, Limited: 1959

Edition: First British Edition

Seller ID: 009398

Condition: Very Good


Original yellow cloth on boards. Previous owner's name. Translated from the French by Viola G. Garvin. By all appearances, a real sailor's book. He, a friend, and the friend's father build a two-masted schooner ! 198 pp. View more info

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She's All Yours, Mr. Pilot; The Marine Pilots of Saint John

By: Duffy, Capt. Donald H. & McKelvey, E. Neil

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: Saint John, N.B., Trinity Enterprise Inc.: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012572

ISBN: 978-1-897306-92

Condition: Near Fine


Chapter 11, "Casualties," is especially sobering. 174 pp. View more info

She's All Yours, Mr. Pilot; The Marine Pilots of Saint John (Signed)

By: Duffy, Capt. Donald H. & McKelvey, E. Neil

Price: $40.00 USD

Publisher: Saint John, N.B., Trinity Publishing: 2008

Edition: First

Inscription: Signed by Authors

Seller ID: 013132

ISBN: 978-1-897306-92

Condition: Near Fine


Original red and white illustrated softcover. An informative look at an essential part of local history that is not well-known as well as a portrayal of the continuing importance of the pilot's role in modern shipping. As ships and ports get bigger, the pilot's job increases in complexity. 174 pp. View more info

Reflections of an Era; Portraits of 19th Century New Brunswick Ships

By: Elliot, Robert S./McNairn, Alan D.

Price: $30.00 USD

Publisher: Saint John, N.B., New Brunswick Museum: 1987

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 013092

ISBN: 0-919326-25-0

Condition: Very Good


Original colour photo softcover book of approximately 104 pp. Edited by Paul Castle. Colour photography of original paintings by Rob Roy. All titles and text in English and French. No writing or other damage. View more info

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Mad Jack Percival; Legend of the Old Navy

By: Ellis, James H.

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: Annapolis, MD, Naval Institute Press: 2002

Edition: First Printing Stated

Seller ID: 011888

ISBN: 1-55750-204-8

Condition: Near Fine


Red paper boards backed in black cloth. No writing or damage. From involuntary service in the British Navy to the crowning around-the-world cruise of the USS Constitution, Percival was a seagoing Paul Bunyan and a superb naval officer. - DJ. 242 pp. View more info

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Jane's Fighting Ships Recognition Handbook

By: Faulkner, Keith

Price: $18.00 USD

Publisher: 163 Brighton Road, Coulsdon, Surrey, Jane's Information Group. Ltd.: 1994

Seller ID: 011687

ISBN: 0-7106-1223-0

Condition: Very Good


No surprises here ! Very good softcover with no writing or damage. Photo on right-hand page, full description on left-hand (facing) page. 633 pp. plus blank pages. View more info

Image for The Chartmakers: A History of Nautical Surveying in Canada

The Chartmakers: A History of Nautical Surveying in Canada

By: Fillmore, Stanley and Sandilands, R. W.

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: Toronto, NC Press Limited/Dept. of Fisheries and Oceans: 1983

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 006943

ISBN: 0919601928

Condition: Near Fine


Original dark blue cloth lettered in gold on boards. No writing or damage. A book about mapping the waterways of Canada. 256 pp. View more info