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Image for Register Book 1972-73; Register of Ships M-Z

Register Book 1972-73; Register of Ships M-Z

By: N/A

Price: $50.00 USD

Publisher: London, Lloyd's Register of Shipping:

Seller ID: 002746

Condition: Very Good


Original black blindstamped cloth with bright gilt lettering cover and spine on boards, with bookmark. Weighs 4.25 Kg. or 9.5 lbs. Table giving equivalents of feet and inches in metres laid in. 1942 pp. plus several appendices of additional information. No marks or damage. Please inquire for shipping. View more info

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Sailing Directions - Nova Scotia (Atlantic Coast) and Bay of Fundy

By: N/A

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: Ottawa, Dept. Of Fisheries And Oceans: 1990

Edition: First Edition 1990

Seller ID: 007067

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Original green photo cover trade paperback. Large map inside cover. Bookstore stamp. One page underlined. No other writing or damage. 366pp. ISBN 0-660-13473-X View more info

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Marine Equipment; Catalogue Q

By: N/A

Price: $50.00 USD

Publisher: Glasgow, Simpson-Lawrence, Limited: 1961

Seller ID: 009530

Condition: Good Plus


Grey cloth with blue backstrip on boards. Front hinge cracked and delicate, but holding. A wholesale catalog with no price iniformation. "Conditions of sale" given in English, French, Dutch, and Italian. All product descriptions in English only. Pure nostalgia for the yachting crowd. Book is clean except for previous owner's name in ink. 287 pp. View more info

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Seventy Adventurous Years; The Story of the Bank Line 1885-1955

By: N/A

Price: $40.00 USD

Publisher: London, The Bank Line, Limited: 1956

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 010462

Condition: Very Good


Blue cloth on boards. No writing or damage. Reprinted from The Journal of Commerce and Shipping Telegraph. Young Andrew Weir of Kirkcaldy got his start in banking, but after a brief stint in a Glasgow shipowner's office he decided to start his own. 136 pp. View more info

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Admiralty Manual of Seamanship, Vol. II, B.R. 67(2)

By: N/A

Price: $50.00 USD

Publisher: Ministry of Defence: 1981

Edition: Superseding BR 67(2) Dated 1967

Seller ID: 011910

ISBN: 0-11-772345-2

Condition: Very Good


Blue cloth on boards. Intended for ratings seeking advancement and junior officers. Arranged in four parts: Ship Knowledge and Safety; Seamanship; Ship Organisation; and Shiphandling and Navigation. Stamp of Fleet School HFX. No writing or damage. Heavy book will need extra postage.746 PP. View more info

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Admiralty Manual of Seamanship B.R. 67(3), Vol. III

By: N/A

Price: $40.00 USD

Publisher: London, Ministry of Defence: 1983

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 011911

ISBN: 0-11-771269-8*

Condition: Very Good


Blue cloth on boards. Superseding BR 67(3) dated 1964. Intended mainly for officers. Arranged in the same four parts as Vol. I and III. 534 pp. Heavy book will need extra postage. View more info

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An Illustrated History of Seaplanes and Flying Boats

By: Allward, Maurice

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: New York, Barnes And Noble Books: 1993

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 011966

ISBN: 0-88029-286-5

Condition: Very Good


Grey paper boards backed in black cloth. Highlights the 40-year history of flying boats and seaplanes. Tells how refinements of the Supermarine line of flying boats led to the development of the famous Spitfire, famous for its work in WW II. 160 pp. with index. View more info

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Under the Black Horse Flag' Annals of the Weld Family and Some of Its Branches

By: Anderson, Isabel

Price: $100.00 USD

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin Company: 1926

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 005408

Condition: Very Good


Original red cloth on boards. Laid in are two clippings, both obituaries for Larz Anderson, prominent businessman and husband of the author, who was herself a well-educated and prolific writer. Mrs. Anderson was a granddaughter of William Fletcher Weld, owner of the largest fleet of merchant ships in America following the Civil War. She married into the Perkins Family, also notable in the shipping business. A thoroughly absorbing family and business history by a trained writer. 291 pp. View more info

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Maritime Mystic

By: Anderson, Virginia B.

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: Mystic, CT., Marine Historical Association: 1962

Seller ID: 010047

Condition: Very Good


Light green softcover in very good condition. Political development. Industries and trade. Sea-borne economy. 88 pp. with Index. Minor staple holes in rear cover. View more info

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Life in the Oceans

By: Angel, Heather

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: Treasure Press:

Seller ID: 001097

Condition: Very Good


Original blue cloth on boards. DJ has only tiny tear top of spine, OW good. Many striking colour photos of animals which live in the ocean. 128 pp. View more info

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Ravenscrag; The Allan Royal Mail Line

By: Appleton, Thomas E.

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: Toronto, McClelland and Stewart, Limited: 1974

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 008315

Condition: Good to Very Good


Original dark green cloth on boards. Gift note. The author is a marine historian with Canada's Ministry of Transport. Captain Alexander Allan had started the company in 1819, running small ships from Greenock to Quebec. His five sons helped to extend the business to Eastern Canada, the United States, and eventually, to the other side of the Atlantic. Price-clipped DJ chipped along head. 222 pp. View more info

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Life and Adventures of Nansen; The Great Arctic Explorer

By: Bain, J. Arthur

Price: $30.00 USD

Publisher: London, The Walter Scott Publishing Co. Ltd.:

Seller ID: 004408

Condition: Good Plus


Original grey hardcover on boards. Cover states The Evergreen Library, and lower spine states Simpkin in usual publisher's name spot. Front hinge lightly cracked, and first free endpaper missing. Over 50 illustrations highlight the adventures and explorations of Nansen, a brilliant inventor, explorer, and (eventually) Nobel recipient. This book is confined to events of 1880-1899. 449 pp. View more info

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The Frozen Zone and Its Explorers; Illustrated

By: Baldwin, Gage and Hyde

Price: $200.00 USD

Publisher: Hartford, CT, Columbian Book Company: 1874

Seller ID: 007947

Condition: Fair


Original full brown leather on stiff boards. Title page missing, and pp. 367-8 separated but present. Binding shaken, but holding. 800 pp. Heavy book might need extra postage. View more info

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The Discovery of the Titanic

By: Ballard, Dr. Robert D.

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: Toronto, Madison Press Books: 1997

Seller ID: 010046

ISBN: 0-670-81917-4

Condition: Fair to Good


Blue cloth on boards. This book is lightly wrinkled throughout. However, it is the only copy of Titanic literature I have seen which provides so much photographic detail, stem to stern. 240 pp. View more info

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Things a Sailor Needs to Know; Vol. II Only of Two

By: Barker, Captain Sir David Wilson

Price: $40.00 USD

Publisher: London, Charles Griffin & Company, Ltd.: 1931

Edition: Second Edition, Revised, in Two Volumes

Seller ID: 008256

Condition: Good Plus


Original blue cloth on boards. Stamp of Naval Library Service, H.M.C.S. Captor II, Saint John, N.B. A gathering of important topics including: Waves, Towing, Salvage, Cargoes, Refrigeration. Seismic Seamanship, etc. Many foldout charts. 239 pp. with Index. View more info

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Seamen of Britain

By: Bell, Douglas

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: London, Nelson: 1943

Edition: First Published 1943

Seller ID: 000472

Condition: Good


Original red cloth on boards. DJ taped at corners, and consequently torn top and bottom. The Trafalgar Library. Overall, a little grubby, P.O.N., and closed tear top of RFEP. Text sound and readable. 288 pp with index. View more info

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Practical Boatman

By: Blandford, Percy W.

Price: $25.00 USD

Publisher: London, Stanley Paul: 1972

Seller ID: 004579

Condition: Very Good


Original dark blue paper on boards. Photo DJ. Tools, repairs, painting, rigging, dinghy, cruiser, keels, ballast, motors, trailers, electrical, and index. 157 pp. including index. View more info

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Command Under Sail; Makers of the American Naval Tradition 1775-1850

By: Bradford, James C. (Ed.)

Price: $25.00 USD

Publisher: Annapolis, MD, Naval Institute Press: 2012

Edition: First Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 011892

ISBN: 978-1-59114-059

Condition: Very Good


Colour cover paperback. No writing or damage. Philadelphia. Flogging. 333 pp. View more info

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Never Lose Steerage Way

By: Braidwood, Jack W.

Price: $16.00 USD

Publisher: Picton, Ontario, The Picton Gazette: 1976

Edition: First Printing Stated

Seller ID: 005433

ISBN: 0920028020

Condition: Very Good


Original blue cloth on boards. Previous owner's name. The frontispiece map of Prinyer's Cove, Prince Edward County, Ontario, led me to jump to the conclusion that this was a folksy memory trip by one of the many local sailors who populate an area where I lived for more than 20 years. Not so. Instead, this author takes the reader from St. Petersburg, where he was born, to his compulsory service in the British Army, and eventually to Canada, still a young man. Only a few years of carefree yachting and the Great Depression pass before he's in uniform again - this time on special service with t... View more info

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Make a Signal !

By: Broome, Captain Jack

Price: $85.00 USD

Publisher: London, Putnam: 1955

Seller ID: 005340

Condition: Very Good


Original dark blue cloth on boards. DJ price-clipped. A collection of stories about signals as used in the Royal Navy - whether serious or silly, and how they have influenced the outcomes of many confrontations. Illustrated by the author. 224 pp. View more info