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Ships Mean Life

By: Strange, Commander William

Price: $15.00 USD

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 USD

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

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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 USD

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

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Sail Training and Cadet Ships

By: Underhill, Harold A.

Price: $70.00 USD

Publisher: Glasgow, Brown, Son, & Ferguson, Ltd.: 1973

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 006743

Condition: Very Good


Original dark green cloth on boards. DJ has light chipping and two small head tears. Training in sail, Full riggers, Barques, Barquentines, Brigs and brigantines, Schooners, Ketches and small craft, Appendixes. 373 pp. plus 45 foldout diagrams. Heavy book will need extra postage. View more info

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Far Horizons; A Celebration of Cruising Under Sail

By: Various Authors

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: Dobbs Ferry, N.Y., Sheridan House, Inc.: 1988

Edition: First (No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 011102

ISBN: 0-911378-81-2

Condition: Near Fine


Beige cloth on boards. A gathering of stories by several sailors around the world. Some of the sailors are Philip Allen, David Lewis, and Claud Worth. 217 pp. View more info

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Pioneers of the Seven Seas

By: Villiers, Alan

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: London, Routledge & Kegan Paul: 1956

Edition: First

Seller ID: 007926

Condition: Good Plus


Original dark blue cloth on boards. Presentation bookplate, library discard stamps, and previous owner's name and note. Text is clean and sound. DJ has taped repair to missing chunk at foot. This is a survey course in the history of ships and their masters - not the sort of thing you might pick up by hanging around the Rusty Anchor. 220 pp. View more info

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Red Sea Invertebrates

By: Vine, Dr. Peter

Price: $60.00 USD

Publisher: London, Immel Publishing: 1986

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 005454

ISBN: 0907151116

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Original dark blue vinyl on boards. Previous owner's name. Introduction, Sponges, Coelenterates I, Coelenterates II, Worms and vermiform animals, Crustaceans and chelicerata, Molluscs, Bryozoa, Echinoderms, Urochordates, Glossary, References, Acknowledgements, Index. 224 pp. View more info

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Red Sea Explorers

By: Vine, Peter/ Schmid, Hagen

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: London, Immel Publishing: 1987

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 005452

ISBN: 0907151302

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Original photo cover trade paperback. Previous owner's name the only marking. The Arabia Felix expedition, Two centuries of discovery, Adventurous waters, Mantas, Mermaids, White sharks, Turtles, Sea of life, Secrets revealed, Ship-wrecked sailors, Precious mud, From Solomon to sand, Appendices, Bibliography, Index. 206 pp. View more info

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Anson's Voyage Round the World in the Years 1740-44

By: Walter , Chaplain Richard

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: New York, Dover Publications, Inc.: 1974

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 011891

Condition: Very Good


Colour cover paperback. George Anson was commissioned to take eight ships to the Pacific in order to harass the Spanish in 1740. Seven of the ships were lost, while Anson captured one of the Spanish treasure galleons. 402 pp. No writing or damage. View more info

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Voices of the Bay; Reflections on Changing Times Along Fundy Shores

By: Wilbur, Richard / Harvey, Janice (Eds.)

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: Fredericton, N.B./ St. Andrews, N.B., Conservation Council of New Brunswick/ Huntsman Marine Science Centre: 1992

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 003747

ISBN: 0-9695708-0-5

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Original photo cover paperback. This book presents the combined experience and intelligence of 50 longtime residents of the Fundy shores. What better source to understand the dramatic ecological changes taking place ? 86 pp. View more info

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A History of Shipbuilding and Naval Architecture in Canada

By: Wilson, Garth

Price: $65.00 USD

Publisher: Ottawa, National Museum of Science and Technology: 1994

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 005445

ISBN: 0660120224

Condition: Very Good


Original pictorial soft cover on grey card stock. Text is English, with some quotations in French. Calls Canadian shipbuilding the "child of war." An overview with bibliography. 93 pp. Previous owner's name the only fault. View more info

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All Afloat; A Chronicle of Craft and Waterways

By: Wood, William

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: Toronto, Glasgow, Brook & Company: 1915

Seller ID: 010155

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Blue leather on flexible boards. No. 31 in the Chronicles of Canada Series. Top edges gilt. This volume is a general essay on types of watercraft and the water resources of Canada rather than history. Canoes. Sailing Craft. Steamers. Fisheries. Navies. 199 pp. View more info

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Flag and Fleet; How the British Navy Won the Freedom of the Seas

By: Wood, William

Price: $50.00 USD

Publisher: Toronto, Macmillan Company of Canada: 1919

Edition: First Edition (No Additional Printings

Seller ID: 011925

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Blue and white cloth on boards. A no-nonsense presentation directed toward young people of the development of the British sea power. 301 pp. View more info

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Saint John Ships and Their Builders

By: Wright, Esther Clark

Price: $35.00 USD

Publisher: Wolfville, N.S., Self-published: 1976

Edition: First Printing Stated

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 010807

Condition: Good Plus


Orange illustrated paperback. Signed by Esther Clark Wright. Three ladies' names. Spine faded. Top corner of back cover missing. Copies of this book are getting harder to find, and it's the only one of its kind. 229 pp. with index. View more info

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The Marine Art of J. Franklin Wright

By: Wright-Popescul, Jean

Price: $75.00 USD

Publisher: Toronto, National Marine Arts, Inc.: 1990

Edition: Collector (Limited) Edition - 100 Copies

Seller ID: 007597

Condition: Very Good


Original black cloth on boards. Unclipped DJ. Previous owner has written name and note on both the first free endpaper and half title, and a brief autobiography on the last free endpaper.. Original box with tape repairs and price. 0-9694192-0-1. 176 pp. View more info