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

By: Martin, Frederick

Price: $40.00

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

Blood on the Sea

By: McCormick, Donald

Price: $20.00

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

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

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

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

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 advertis... View more info

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Multihull Seamanship

By: McMullen, Michael

Price: $25.00

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 ... View more info

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Charterparties and Bills of Lading

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

Price: $25.00

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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High Boats; A Century of Salmon Remembered

By: Norris, Pat Wastell

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Madeira Park, B.C., Harbour Publishing: 2003

Edition: `

Seller ID: 007630

Condition: Near Fine


Original blue cloth on boards. Unclipped DJ. No writing or damage. A look back to the good old days of salmon fishing in British Columbia. ISBN 1-55017-289-1. 232 pp. View more info

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A Book of Voyages

By: O'Brian, Patrick (Ed.)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, W.W. Norton & Co.: 2013

Edition: First American Edition Stated

Seller ID: 011884

ISBN: 978-0-393-08958

Condition: Near Fine


Blue paper boards backed in blue cloth. No writing or damage. An intriguing organization to this book highlights Pleasant Travels by Land, Unpleasant Voyages, Oriental Splendour, and Inefficient Pirates as headings of its parts, while among these are found General Hints to Strangers Who Travel Through France, Voyage to Greenland, A Journey Thro' Part of the Low Countries, and Voyage to Virginia. 310 pp. View more info

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Cape Breton Ships and Men

By: Parker, John P.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Toronto, McGraw-Hill Ryerson, Ltd.: 1980

Edition: First Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 007111

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Original illustrated cover trade paperback. ISBN 0-07-077872-8. I found the drawings which show the steps in building a ship especially interesting. One of the classics of Maritime history. 199 pp. View more info

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Cape Breton Ships and Men

By: Parker, John P.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Toronto, ON, George J. McLeod, Ltd.(Distributor): 1967

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 011711

Condition: Very Good


Blue cloth on boards. Designed, printed, and bound in England by Hazell Watson and Viney Limited, Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire. Previous owner's name and gift note. DJ corners taped inside. This book appears to me to be of high quality of design and execution, a permanent record of the wooden ships of Cape Breton in the 19th Century. 197 pp. with index. View more info

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Rudiments of Naval Architecture: Part I Only

By: Peake, James

Price: $100.00

Publisher: London, John Weale: 1849

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 002369

Condition: Good


Original green blindstamped cloth on flexible card. Part I only. Binding of foldout plates at rear is loosening, and Plate C of the original six is missing. In 21 parts on 132 pp. plus plates. Recto and verso covers are identical except for pastedown title plate, and wraparound spine belies the theory that this particular volume was ever bound with others. Intact except for Plate C, with only previous owner's name and light corner tip wear as faults. View more info

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Sailing Yacht Design

By: Phillips-Birt, Douglas

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Camden, ME, International Marine Publishing Company: 1973

Edition: Second Edition, Fourth Impression

Seller ID: 006752

ISBN: 0877420173

Condition: Very Good


Original bright orange cloth on boards. DJ very good and matching in color. Revised with added material. Speed and resistance, Midships, Hull form, Keel, Stability, Balance, Rating, Rigging, Sail and power, Calculations, Design, Appendices.103 diagrams. 348 pp. View more info