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War at Sea in the Age of Sail 1650-1850

By: Lambert, Andrew

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: London, Cassell & Co: 2000

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 007533

Condition: Near Fine


Original pictorial laminated boards. Unclipped DJ duplicates cover. Gift note. One of the best-illustrated books I've seen ! General Editor, John Keegan. Organized into ten parts chronologically. ISBN 0-304-35246-2. 224 pp. View more info

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Brave Ships of England and America

By: Leeming, Joseph

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: N.Y., Nelson: 1941

Seller ID: 000552

Condition: Very Good


Original dark blue cloth on boards, no DJ. Inscription. Begins with the story of the first British "navy" under King Edward III, and ends with the sinking of the Bismarck. 333 pp. of sea stories, mainly battles, but also stories of discovery and travel. View more info

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How to Build Historical Bottled Ships

By: Lucas, Bill

Price: $22.00 USD

Publisher: Green Bay, WI, Self-published: 1982

Edition: First Printing Stated

Seller ID: 009826

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


The author has given many well-described illustrations, which should help even a novice develop his skills to his satisfaction. Very light cover and edge soil. 103 pp. View more info

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His Majesty's Bark Endeavour: The Story of the Ship and Her People

By: Macarthur, Antonia

Price: $18.00 USD

Publisher: Sydney, NSW, Australia, Angus & Robertson: 1997

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 011882

ISBN: 0-207-19180-8

Condition: Very Good


Softcover book of 86 pp. explains the purpose of Endeavour's original task as well as the construction of her replica. Laid in are two postcards of the ship and two brochures showing stops on her North American voyage. No writing or damage. View more info

The Little Boats; Inshore Fishing Craft of Atlantic Canada

By: MacKean, Ray and Percival, Robert

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: Fredericton, N.B, Brunswick Press: 1979

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 013171

ISBN: 0-88790-104-2

Condition: Good Plus


Original illustrated softcover. Cover worn at edges and corners. A down-to-earth description and portrayal of the boats everybody knows from their childhood in the Maritimes. Many drawings by various artists and a few photos. 110 pp. View more info

Ships of Miramichi

By: Manny, Louise

Price: $30.00 USD

Publisher: Saint John, N.B., Miramichi Books: 2000

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 013208

ISBN: 0-920332-10-2

Condition: Near Fine


White softcover showing Barque Joseph Cunard. First published in 1960 as No. 10 in the Historical Studies Series of the New Brunswick Museum, Saint John. Biographical sketch of Miss Manny from the Dictionary of Miramichi Biography. Index of Persons and Business Partnerships. 80 pp. plus 9-page Alphabetical Listing of Vessels. View more info

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The History of Lloyd's and of Marine Insurance in Great Britain, Etc.

By: Martin, Frederick

Price: $40.00 USD

Publisher: London, Macmillan and Co.: 1876

Edition: First

Seller ID: 006109

Condition: Disbound


Originally bound in 3/4 leather on marbled boards with marbled endpapers. NOW missing rear board, with front board present but separated. Interior clean and complete. 416 pp. including index. View more info

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Blood on the Sea

By: McCormick, Donald

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: London, Frederick Muller Limited: 1962

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012470

Condition: Very Good


Red paper boards. DJ has three small edge tears. Three men in a boat were all that were left after they ate the cabin boy. Two tins of turnips were long gone. It happened in 1884. 158 pp. with index. View more info

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The Port of Saint John Volume I: From Confederation to Nationalization, 1867-1927

By: McGahan, Elizabeth W.

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: Saint John, N.B., National Harbours Board: 1982

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 010351

ISBN: 0-660-11053-9

Condition: Very Good


Original blue card covers. A hefty and well-documented volume of the port's history. 333 pp. View more info

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HMS Warrior; Britain's First and Last Iron-Hulled Warship

By: McIlwain, John

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: Andover, Hampshire, Jarrold Publishing: 2005

Edition: Reprint.

Seller ID: 011880

ISBN: 0-85372-537-3

Condition: Very Good


Softcover booklet of 32 pp. Many colour photos. Launched 29 December, 1860. Ended active service 31 May, 1883. Restored and returned to Portsmouth 16 June, 1987. View more info

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Around in "The Glory"; Chronicle of the 42nd Voyage Around Cape Horn

By: McLaughlin, Daniel Carlton

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: Grand Manan Island, N.B., Grand Manan Museum: 1994

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 011084

ISBN: 1-895825-04-0

Condition: Very Good


White softcover showing sailing ship. The author's account of his first, and his father's 42nd, trip around Cape Horn. 47 pp. View more info

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Jane's Surface Skimmers; Hovercraft and Hydrofoils

By: McLeavy, Roy (Ed.)

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: N.Y., McGraw-Hill Book Company: 1972

Edition: Sixth Edition

Seller ID: 005945

ISBN: 07 032164 7

Condition: Very Good


Original dark blue cloth on boards. Unclipped DJ has one short top edge tear (repaired). No writing. Large format, heavy book will need extra postage. An international survey of Skimmer technology for military and civil application. Yes, you can buy your Exocet all-weather, anti-ship missiles here ! How about "A Magic Carpet for Modern Persia; For Strike and Off-shore Interception with Surface-to-surface Weapon Systems" ? My first exposure to blatant advertising for military purposes. Air cushion vehicles, Air cushion vehicle operators, Heavy load carrying systems, Air cushion lan... View more info

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Multihull Seamanship

By: McMullen, Michael

Price: $25.00 USD

Publisher: New York, David McKay Company, Inc,: 1976

Edition: First American Edition Stated

Seller ID: 011121

ISBN: 0-679-50622-5

Condition: Very Good


Blue cloth on boards. DJ nearly complete, but badly torn and heavily taped. Letter to John Earle, of Chelsea, VT., from Richard C. Newick (1926-2013), a builder of multihull boats, compares the VALS and NATIVE designs (laid in). Newick reports he has just started sketching a 40-42 foot boat of the NATIVE design for an Italian client, with an extra 4 feet added just abaft the main cabin. Newick is referred to twice in Acknowledgements and 3 times in the Index. This book is an obvious effort to report accurately on current construction of multihills. There are 104 photographs and drawings, with... View more info

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Charterparties and Bills of Lading

By: McNair, Sir William Lennox/ Mocatta, Alan A.

Price: $25.00 USD

Publisher: London, Sweet & Maxwell, Limited: 1955

Edition: Sixteenth Edition

Seller ID: 009560

Condition: Very Good


Black cloth on boards. Green spine label. Bill of sale and three flyers laid in. Previous owner's name. Contracts, Bills of Lading, Liability, Voyage, Unloading, Demurrage, Freight, Lien, Damages, Jurisdiction, and Appendices. Heavy book will need extra postage. 658 pp. View more info

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Famous Harbors of the World

By: Moran, Eugene F.(Sr.)

Price: $75.00 USD

Publisher: N.Y., Random House: 1953

Seller ID: 000254

Condition: Good


Original grey-green cloth with white lettering and black cover design, no DJ. Hinges stiff from gluing, but seem secure. One signature misaligned originally, but not serious. Colourful pictorial EPs. 99 pp. with index. View more info

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Wake of the Great Sealers

By: Mowat, Farley

Price: $40.00 USD

Publisher: Toronto, McClelland and Stewart, Ltd.: 1973

Edition: First Edition. (No Additional Printings)

Seller ID: 011825

ISBN: 0-7710-1527-5

Condition: Very Good


Grey cloth on boards. DJ has a few very small edge nicks. By the time you've read to Page 8, you'll vow with Aunt Gerti Hann, "...I was barn in Swains Tickle, and that's the place they'll lay me down." 157 pp. View more info

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In Yankee Windjammers (Two Books in One)

By: Nordhoff, Charles

Price: $35.00 USD

Publisher: N.Y., Dodd, Mead, and Company: 1940

Edition: First Edition Stated

Seller ID: 009032

Condition: Very Good


Original dark blue cloth on boards. In two books: In a Wooden Battleship, and Whaling. Book is sound and clean. DJ has served well, but shows overall wear. Edited by the author's grandson from three books into this one. Over 220 pp. on Whaling. 401 pp. Heavy book will need extra postage. View more info

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Norie's Nautical Tables; with Explanations of Their Use; New Revised Edition

By: Norie, J. W.

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: London, Imray, Laurie, Norie and Wilson, Ltd.: 1954

Edition: New Revised Edition

Seller ID: 002738

Condition: Good Plus


Original black cloth on boards. Chart of English Channel laid in. Tables, tables, and more tables. 522 pp. plus Longitude and Latitude Section (101 pp.). Minor edge foxing. Previous owner's name blacked out. Please inquire for postage. View more info

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A Complete Epitome of Practical Navigation

By: Norie, J. W.

Price: $120.00 USD

Publisher: London, Charles Wilson: 1872

Edition: Twentieth (Stereotype) Edition

Seller ID: 011537

Condition: Very Good


Tan calf on sturdy boards. Previous owner's name. Exceptionally good condition overall, with only one issue worthy of negative comment - the front joint shows a hairline crack in the leather. Internally, pages are clean, crisp, and unmarked. Binding is sound. 344 pp. plus 44 pp. Instructions on Use of Tables, plus 359 pp. of Tables. Large, heavy book will need extra postage. View more info

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William Dampier, Buccaneer Explorer

By: Norris, Gerald (Ed.)

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: London, Folio Society: 1994

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 008026

Condition: Near Fine


Original illustrated gold cloth on boards. No writing or damage. William Dampier, born in 1651 in Somerset, was an all-round sailor, privateer, and researcher. He was the first Englishman to map parts of Australia and New Zealand, and to sail around the world three times. His descriptions of flora and fauna are colourful and numerous. Reading this book could be compared to an extended cruise of several continents. 268 pp. with index. View more info