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Image for Sixteen Sail in Aboukir Bay

Sixteen Sail in Aboukir Bay

By: Plowman, Stephanie

Price: $150.00

Publisher: London, Methuen and Co. Ltd.: 1956

Edition: First Published in 1956

Seller ID: 002371

Condition: Very Good


Original blue cloth on boards. Pictorial DJ. Previous owner's name, and initials on foot. Tiny chip missing from DJ (See PHOTO). A first-person fictional account by a man who sailed with Nelson. 204 pp. View more info

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Atlantic Schooners

By: Pullen, Rear Admiral H.F.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Fredericton, N.B., Brunswick Press: 1967

Seller ID: 010268

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Blue softcover. "Required" reading for anyone living in the Maritimes ! I've been living here 17 years and I still don't know a "pinkie" from a "woodboat". I have another copy, so I can study it if you buy this one. Enjoy ! 64 pp. View more info

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Lion in the Bay; The British Invasion of the Chesapeake

By: Quick, Stanley L. With Reid, Chipp

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Annapolis, MD, Naval Institute Press: 2015

Edition: First Printing Stated

Seller ID: 011894

ISBN: 978-1-61251-236

Condition: Near Fine


Blue paper boards. No writing or damage. War of 1812. 266 pp. with index. View more info

Image for The Slave Ship; A Human History

The Slave Ship; A Human History

By: Rediker, Marcus

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Viking/ Penguin: 2007

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 010890

ISBN: 978-0-670-01823

Condition: Near Fine


Maroon paper boards backed in black. An estimated 12.4 million souls comprised the innocent victims of the slave trade over about 400 years. 434 pp. View more info

Image for A Century of Sailing 1892-1992; A History of the Oldest Yacht Club on Canada's Pacific Coast

A Century of Sailing 1892-1992; A History of the Oldest Yacht Club on Canada's Pacific Coast

By: Reksten, Terry

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Victoria, B.C., Orca Book Publishers: 1992

Seller ID: 006944

ISBN: 092050180X

Condition: Very Good


Original photo cover trade paperback. Congratulatory letters bound in from Prince Andrew and Lieut.-Gov. Lam preface this celebration of a century of sailing. Many photos as well as explanatory text make this a useful historical reference for Victoria and the area. No writing and no damage. 242 pp. View more info

Fell's Guide to Sunken Treasure Ships of the World

By: Rieseberg, Lieut. Harry E./ Mikalow, A.A.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Frederick Fell, Inc.: 1965

Seller ID: 012206

Condition: Very Good


Green cloth on boards. Photo section. Two advanced explorers make our mouths water with stories of millions in treasure. For some it could be a life's work. 221 pp. View more info

Image for The Newfoundland Fish Boxes; A Chronicle of the Fishery

The Newfoundland Fish Boxes; A Chronicle of the Fishery

By: Roberts, Dr. Harry D. With Nowlan, Michael O.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Fredericton, N.B., Brunswick Press: 1982

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 011095

ISBN: 0-88790-113-1

Condition: Very Good


Blue cloth on boards. Wonderful colour drawings add interest to the descriptive text to tell the story of this long-past industry of the Maritimes. Official numbers, measurements, and weights are shown in addition to details of construction and last voyages. 110 pp. View more info

Image for The Wooden World; An Anatomy of the Georgian Navy

The Wooden World; An Anatomy of the Georgian Navy

By: Rodger, N.A.M.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, Collins: 1987

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 011993

ISBN: 0-00-216548-1

Condition: Very Good


A hefty and impressive account of the early Navy. DJ price-clipped. Heavy book will need extra postage. 445 pp. with index. View more info

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The Golden Age of Sail

By: Ross, David

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Amber Books, Ltd.: 2013

Seller ID: 010082

ISBN: 978-1-78274-069

Condition: Near Fine


White paper on boards. Unclipped DJ. An illustrated guide to great sailing ships from the sixteenth to the twentieth centuries. 224 pp. with index and bibliography. View more info

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Ships and Shipping of Tomorrow

By: Schonknecht, Rolf (et al)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Hounslow, England, Macgregor Publiations, Limited: 1983

Edition: First English Edition (Revised)

Seller ID: 009925

ISBN: 0-906536-01-4

Condition: Very Good


Blue cloth lettered in silver on boards. Unclipped DJ. No writing or damage. A superbly-produced publication by a German team, scientists in the Faculty of Maritime Transport Economics at Wilhelm- Pieck University , Rostock, Germany, about 1975. After three more German editions, this Englsh one appeared in 1983. As a casual observer of shipping facilities at nearby Port of Saint John, I hope that this book will help to bring about safer, quieter, and more efficient... View more info

Under Sail Round Cape Horn

By: Schulz, Guenther T.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, Dodd, Mead, and Co.: 1954

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 012296

Condition: Good Plus


Beige cloth on boards. No writing. DJ chipped all around and torn along fold. "This is the story, mostly in pictures, of a voyage round Cape Horn in a mighty nitrates barque, a famous four-master, from Hamburg out to Chile and back again." - DJ flap. Six pages of text by Joseph Conrad, titled 'Consecration'. 239 pp. View more info

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Out of Appledore; The Autobiography of a Coasting Shipmaster and Shipowner in the Last Days of Wooden Sailing Ships

By: Slade, W.J.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, Conway Maritime Press: 1972

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 005925

ISBN: 0-85177-026-6

Condition: Very Good


Original brown trade paperback. Revised edition. Edited and with a preface by Basil Greenhill. How it all began, I become Master, First World War, Coming of the motors, Depression and an interlude in sail again, Second World War and the end of it all, List of the vessels owned by the Slade Family of Appledore, Notes on the racing of schooners and ketches, Note by Captain J. Whitefield. 124 pp. No writing and only mild surface wear to this book. View more info

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The Vengeful Sea

By: Snow, Edward Rowe

Price: $20.00

Publisher: N.Y., Dodd, Mead & Company: 1956

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 004954

Condition: Very Good


Original light blue cloth on boards. Price-clipped DJ has minimal wrinkling at head of spine. A far-ranging coverage of shipwrecks around the world. 307 pp. View more info

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Astounding Tales of the Sea

By: Snow, Edward Rowe

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Dodd, Mead, and Co.: 1965

Edition: First Edition (No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 011815

Condition: Very Good Minus


Red cloth on boards. DJ missing thumb-size chip at bottom. Previous owner's name. Twenty stories of tragedy at sea, some resulting in heroic rescue while others ended in cruel death. 268 pp. View more info

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Britain's Sea Story; B.C. 55 - A.D. 1805

By: Speight, E.E. And Nance, R. Morton (Eds.)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Hodder and Stoughton: 1906

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 007141

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Original blue illustrated cloth on boards. Previous owner's name. Glossy black edges. Some uncut edges. Being the Story of British Heroism in Voyaging and Sea-Fight from Alfred's Time to the Battle of Trafalgar (subtitle). With an introduction tracing the development of the structure of sailing ships from the earliest times. 427 pp. View more info

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Sails of Fundy; The Schooners and Square-riggers of the Parrsboro Shore

By: Spicer, Stanley T.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Hantsport, N.S., Lancelot Press: 1999

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 011085

ISBN: 0-88999-239-8

Condition: Very Good


White softcover showing sailing ship. No writing or damage except price tag removal from cover. A thorough and detailed account of ships and shipbuilders of the Parrsboro region of Nova Scotia. 135 pp. View more info

Ships Mean Life

By: Strange, Commander William

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Toronto, Navy League of Canada: 1944

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012745

Condition: Good to Very Good


Outlines the organization, and gives examples of large and small craft, including H.M.S. King George V, cruisers, and the little ships, as well as a chapter on the merchant seamen. Pasted inside the rear cover is a news photo of H.M.S. Uganda, Canada's first cruiser. 64 pp. View more info

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Gone to Yacht; A Pictorial History of Sailing on the St. John River (Signed)

By: Sullivan, Herman (M. D.)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Saint John, N.B., Dreamcatcher Publishing: 2004

Edition: First Printing Stated

Seller ID: 009602

Condition: Very Good


Photo cover trade paperback. The author, a member of Royal Kennebecasis Yacht Club, outlines the background of the group with photos and text. Laid in are several loose sheets of errata, photos of various yachts, and associated text. In addition, several pages are given to duck hunting, also with related photos. Additional, unsigned copies available at $20.00 each. 81 pp. plus author's page. View more info

The Early Steamboats of the St. John River.

By: Taylor, Capt. Donald F.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Fredericton, N. B., New Ireland Press: 1991

Edition: Second Edition.

Seller ID: 012076

ISBN: 0-920483-16-X

Condition: As New


Reprint of a 1980 book authored by George MacBeath and Capt. Donald Taylor, showing and describing 25 paddle wheelers that used to run in the St. John River. Approx. 54 pp. View more info

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From the Splash of the Paddle-Wheel; True Tales of the Steamboat Era

By: Taylor, Captain Donald F.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: St. Stephen, N.B., Print 'n' Press Ltd.: 1985

Seller ID: 010290

ISBN: 0-920732-36-4

Condition: Very Good


White trade paperback. Foldout map of Saint John River and tributaries has two small edge tears. Thank you note on half title. Several photos of steamboats. 123 pp. View more info