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Old Ship Figure-Heads & Sterns

by Laughton, L.G. Carr

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Black Sheep Books
Published
2006
Condition
As New
ISBN
9781894572743
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$50.00

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Almonte, ON: Algrove Publishing Limited, 2006 "Old Ship Figure-Heads & Sterns with which are associated galleries, hanging-pieces, catheads and divers other matters that concern the grace and countenance of old sailing-ships". Algrove Publishing - Classic Reprint Series. This book was originally published in 1925. New copy still in publisher's shrink wrap. Soft cover, illustrated with line… Read more
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Historic Shipwrecks of the West Kootenay District, British Columbia

by Pollack, John & Edward Affleck, & Wendy Bouliane

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Black Sheep Books
Published
2000
Condition
Very Good
ISBN
9780969501060
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$60.00

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Vancouver, BC: Underwater Archaeological Society of British Columbia , 2000 This report contains a brief transportation history of the area, a complete summary of the findings of the regional inventory to date, and specific details on 17 of the more significant sites and vessels. Soft cover with black and white photo to front, staple binding, black and white photographs… Read more
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$60.00
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H.M.C.S. Discovery: A History of the Naval Reserve in Vancouver

by Winters, Barbara

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Black Sheep Books
Published
1995
Condition
Very Good
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$40.00

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1995 HMCS Discovery is the longest serving Naval Reserve Division in Canada's history. White soft cover with black titling to front and spine, many black and white photographs, unpaginated. Minor shelf wear. For some international orders we will ask you to approve additional shipping charges to cover the cost of tracking and insurance to your country, but… Read more
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Managed Annihilation: An Unnatural History of the Newfoundland Cod Collapse

by Bavington, Dean

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Black Sheep Books
Published
2010
Condition
Very Good
ISBN
9780774817479
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$50.00

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Vancouver, BC: UBC Press, 2010 This volume "pleads for renunciation of 'the holy grail of manageablility,' the belief that all problems ... can be solved merely by exerting more effort, and obtaining greater efficency, within the status quo order of advanced industrial societies." Hard cover with black titling to front and spine, 187 pages. Minor shelf wear.… Read more
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Cruising Guide to Belize and Mexico's Caribbean Coast

by Rauscher, Freya (Captain)

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Black Sheep Books
Published
1996
Condition
Good+ to Very Good-
Edition
Second Edition
ISBN
9780918752239
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$60.00

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Stamford, CT: Wescott Cove Publishing Company, 1996 Cruising Guide to Belize and Mexico's Caribbean Coast including Guatemala's Rio Dulce. Second Edtion. Edited by Julius M. Wilensky. Complete charts locating all points of interest afloat and ashore, pilotage, weather, customs, snorkeling, diving, fishing, ruins. Glossy soft cover, one pocket with chart to front and one to back, many black… Read more
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$60.00
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Cruise Cape Breton

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Black Sheep Books
Published
1979
Condition
Very Good -
Edition
4th Edition
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$20.00

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Sydney, NS : Cape Breton Development Cor., 1979 The Yachtman's Guide to the Bras D'Or Lakes Nova Scotia. Expanded fourth edition. White comb binding, illstrated front cover, white back cover, illustrated with line drawings, many navigational aids, some black and white photographs, 253 pages. Light age darkening to textblock edge, light shelf wear. For some international… Read more
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Innocents Afloat: A Yank Discovers the Cut

by Scanlon, Jeremy

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Black Sheep Books
Published
1999
Condition
Very Good -
Item Price
$22.00

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Canal Cottage Press, 1999 Scanlon has cruised his narrowboat 'Unicorn' some 50,000 miles in England's canal system as a floating guesthouse. Glossy soft cover, 193 pages. Light shelf wear, inside tight and clean. For some international orders we will ask you to approve additional shipping charges to cover the cost of tracking and insurance to your country,… Read more
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From Dry Dock to D-Day: The Return Voyage of the SS Jeremiah O'Brien

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Black Sheep Books
Published
1994
Condition
Very Good-
ISBN
9780964488205
Item Price
$16.00

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San Francisco: Lens Boy Prerss, 1994 Introduction by Carl Nolte. This book chronicles, with the black and white photographs of Michael Emery, the voyage of the SS Jeremiah O'Brien, the last seagoing survivor of more than 2,700 Liberty Ships built during World War II. Grey soft cover with darker grey titling and black and white photograph on… Read more
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Rochester Sailing Barges of the Victorian Era

by Childs, Bob

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Black Sheep Books
Published
1993
Condition
Good+ to Very Good-
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$35.00

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Rochester, Kent, U.K.: Bob Childs/Rochester Sailing Barges Puplication, 1993 Book is concerned wilth "the story of Rochester-registered and locally-built barges in the era when such craft reached their peak during the 63-year reign of Queen Victoria, from 1837 to 1901." Colourfully illustrated blue soft cover with white titling, black and white illustrations throughout, 212 pages. Cover has shelf… Read more
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$35.00
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Salt on the Wind - The Sailing Life of Allen and Sharie Farrell

by Rubin, Dan

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Black Sheep Books
Published
1996
Condition
Very Good-
ISBN
9780920663462
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$60.00

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Victoria, B.C.: Horsdal & Schubart, 1996 Book chronicles the sailing adventures of Allen and Sharie Farrell - their peaceful philosophy, their ocean voyages and their graceful sailboats. Colourfully illustrated soft cover, illustration on back cover is from a painting by Allan Farrell, white titling on front, black titling on white spine, black and white frontispiece and photographs… Read more
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$60.00
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Sailor's Journey: The North Atlantic to the Sea of Japan

by Piemonte, T.J.

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Black Sheep Books
Condition
Very Good
ISBN
9781931575652
Item Price
$29.00

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Fayetteville, NC: Old Mountain Press A book about the author's experiences during World War II. Inscribed by author on half-title page. Colourfully illustrated soft cover with black titling, a few black and white photographs, 99+ pages. Cover has minor shelf wear, interior is clean and tight - a nice looking copy. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard… Read more
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Shetland's Whalers Remember...

by Fraser, Gibbie

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Black Sheep Books
Published
2001
Condition
Very Good-
ISBN
9780954156404
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$32.00

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Gilbert A. Fraser, 2001 Antarctic Whaling ceased in 1963; this book contains a collection of stories from some of the Shetland men who were whalers giving an insight into what it was like to be a whaler in that far Southern Ocean amid icebergs, gales and fog all those years ago. Stories compiled by Gibbie Fraser. Illustrated blue soft… Read more
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Complete Book of Inflatable Boats, The

by Hubbard, Don

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Black Sheep Books
Published
1980
Condition
Good
ISBN
9780930030155
Item Price
$15.00

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Ventura, Ca.: Western Marine Enterprises, Inc., 1980 " A first-time-ever Consumer's Guide to Inflatable Boats and Boating" with information on what to buy, describing over 400 models with technical specifications, care and repair, hints for better boating, accessories, etc. Colourfully illustrated blue soft cover with white titling, black and white illustrations throughout, 256 pages. Cover has edge wear and… Read more
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$15.00
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All the Knots You Need: An Illustrated Guide

by Lee, Robert Stanley

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Black Sheep Books
Published
1999
Condition
Very Good-
ISBN
9780921335474
Item Price
$35.00

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Ottawa, Canada: Algrove Publishing, 1999 Presumed First Edition. This book "presents far fewer knots [than the well-known "Ashley Book of Knots"] but in a more useful format, showing what knots are suited to a given task and showing how to tie them so that one who is not a master rigger will be able to produce them with ease."… Read more
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Ship Models from Kits

by Riches, Colin

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Black Sheep Books
Condition
Very Good-
Item Price
$15.00

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Fairfield, N.J.: Model Expo Publications, Inc. 1986 reprint. This book anticipates the most common stumbling blocks encountered by novice ship modelmakers, and explains the best way around them, using clear photographs and easy-to-follow diagrams, making this an invaluable guide for all those who build ship models from kits. Colourfully illustrated soft cover with red and black titling on front, black… Read more
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$15.00
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Plimsoll Line, The - The Story of Samuel Plimsoll, Member of Parliament for Derby from 1868 to 1880

by Peters, George

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Black Sheep Books
Published
1975
Condition
Very Good-
Item Price
$30.00

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Chichester, U.K.: Barry Rose Limited, 1975 Biography of Samuel Plimsoll. Brown hard cover with gilt titling on spine, black and white frontispiece, illustrated with black and white photographs, 203 pages. Small pale smudge on front cover, marginalia occasionally in text, otherwise book is clean and tight. Dust jacket, which is price-clipped, has edge wear, shelf wear, a one-inch closed… Read more
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SD14, The Great British Shipbuilding Success Story

by Lingwood, John

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Black Sheep Books
Published
1976
Condition
Very Good-
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$20.00

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Kendal, Cumbria: The World Ship Society, 1976 A history of the "SD 14". Illustrated soft cover with white and black titling, staple binding, black and white photographs and illustrations throughout, 70 pages. Cover has light shelf wear with some pale smudges on back, otherwise book is clean and tight. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel… Read more
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$20.00
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James Lithgow - Master of Work

by Reid, J.M.

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Black Sheep Books
Published
1964
Condition
Good+ to Very Good-
Item Price
$15.00

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London: Hutchinson & Co. Ltd., 1964 "This book tells the life story of a man who had an important part in shaping the industrial history of Great Britain through years of repeated crises." Black cloth with gilt titling on spine, black and white frontispiece, 255 pages. Minor wear to edges, upper front corner bumped, pale discolouation to text… Read more
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North Sea, The: A Highway of Economic and Cultural Exchange, Character - History

by Bang-Andersen, Arne, Basil Greenhill & Egil Harald Grude, Editors

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Black Sheep Books
Published
1985
Condition
Very Good-
ISBN
9788200072676
Item Price
$18.00

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Norway: Norwegian University Press, 1985 Book "gives a broad outline of the history of the North Sea. Geology, climatic conditions, and aspects of the recent offshore oil adventure are among the topics covered." Blue hard cover with silver titling on spine and front, black and white illustrations throughout, 278 pages. Ink inscription on half title page, book is… Read more
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$18.00
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Employment of Merchant Seamen, The

by Kitchen, Jonathan S.

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Black Sheep Books
Published
1980
Condition
Very Good
ISBN
9780856645273
Item Price
$150.00

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London: Croom Helm Ltd., 1980 "This work sets out to cover the employment of merchant seamen, principally from the perspective of a labour lawyer, but it necessarily includes a great deal of material that would not normally be found in books on labour law." Chapters include: Division and Organisation of Work; Regulation of Numbers Employed; Recruitment, Discrimination and Restrictions on… Read more
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$150.00