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The Little Boats; Inshore Fishing Craft of Atlantic Canada

By MacKean, Ray and Percival, Robert

Fredericton, N.B: Brunswick Press, 1979 Original illustrated softcover. Cover worn at edges and corners. A down-to-earth description and portrayal of the boats everybody knows from their childhood in the Maritimes. Many drawings by various artists and a few photos. 110 pp.. First ( No Additional printings). Soft Cover. Good Plus. Illus. by Photos and Drawings. 8 1/2 x 11 Oblong.

$20.00

Cochrane; The Real Master and Commander
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Cochrane; The Real Master and Commander

By Cordingly, David

New York: Bloomsbury USA, 2007 Black cloth on boards. No writing or damage. Kirkus Review warns "Landlubbers may find this a lengthy voyage, but devotees of yarns about brave British tars will be delighted to be aboard." 420 pp. with index.. First U.S. Edition Stated. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. Illus. by Photos and Drawings. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$20.00

She's All Yours, Mr. Pilot; The Marine Pilots of Saint John (Signed)

By Duffy, Capt. Donald H. & McKelvey, E. Neil

Saint John, N.B.: Trinity Publishing, 2008 Original red and white illustrated softcover. An informative look at an essential part of local history that is not well-known as well as a portrayal of the continuing importance of the pilot's role in modern shipping. As ships and ports get bigger, the pilot's job increases in complexity. 174 pp.. Signed by Authors. First. Soft Cover. Near Fine. Illus. by Photos. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$40.00

Reflections of an Era; Portraits of 19th Century New Brunswick Ships
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Reflections of an Era; Portraits of 19th Century New Brunswick Ships

By Elliot, Robert S./McNairn, Alan D.

Saint John, N.B.: New Brunswick Museum, 1987 Original colour photo softcover book of approximately 104 pp. Edited by Paul Castle. Colour photography of original paintings by Rob Roy. All titles and text in English and French. No writing or other damage.. First ( No Additional printings). Soft Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. Illus. by Photos and Colour Drawings By Various Artists. 8 1/2 x 11 Oblong.

$30.00

Masters of Sail; The Era of Square-Rigged Vessels in the Maritime Provinces

By Spicer, Stanley T.

Halifax, NS: Petheric Press, 1968 Grey softcover with silver titles and photo of navigation paraphernalia on the front. Wear/scuffing to edges and corners of cover. Ex-library with stickers, marks and pocket. Describes the various sizes and types of ships built and sailed from the Maritimes before the advent of steel ships. Several small shipyards are mentioned, such as that owned by Justus Wetmore of Clifton on Kingston Peninsula of New Brunswick. 278 pp.. Second Edition - 1981. Soft Cover. Good. Illus. by Photos and Drawings. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Ex-Library.

$20.00

The Greatest Fool; The Story of Stephen Hawkins

By Hackforth-Jones, Gilbert

London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1948 Red cloth on boards. The author is known for his work as a submarine commander and author. No reference was found to this book. 281 pp.. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" Tall.

$20.00

Pirates; Terror on the High Seas

By Cordingly, David (Ed.)

North Dighton, MA: J.G. Press, 1998 Large, heavy book will need extra postage. The Lure of Spanish Gold. Brethren of the Coast. Buccaneer Explorers. Corsairs of the Mediterranean. The Golden Age of Piracy. Libertalia; The Pirate's Utopia. The Pirate Round. French and American Privateers. The Eastern Seas. Chinese Pirates. Piracy Today. Glossary of Sea Terms. 256 pp. . Second Edition.. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$22.00

She's All Yours, Mr. Pilot; The Marine Pilots of Saint John
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She's All Yours, Mr. Pilot; The Marine Pilots of Saint John

By Duffy, Capt. Donald H. & McKelvey, E. Neil

Saint John, N.B.: Trinity Enterprise Inc., 2008 Chapter 11, "Casualties," is especially sobering. 174 pp.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Near Fine/No Jacket. Illus. by Photo Section. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$20.00

Royal Navalese; A Glossary of Forecastle and Quarterdeck Words and Phrases
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Royal Navalese; A Glossary of Forecastle and Quarterdeck Words and Phrases

By Irving, Commander John

London: Edward Arnold & Co., 1946 "It is what it is," a glossary of terms in use on ships of the Royal Navy. Laid in is a relevant clipping. Previous owner's name. 193 pp. Ink spill bottom of rear cover.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Good Plus/No Jacket. Illus. by Beryl Irving. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$15.00

Blood on the Sea
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Blood on the Sea

By McCormick, Donald

London: Frederick Muller Limited, 1962 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.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good Plus. Illus. by Drawings and Document. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$20.00

The Children's Book of the Saguenay
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The Children's Book of the Saguenay

By Knott, Leonard L.

Montreal: Editorial Associates Limited, 1945 Large, multi-coloured hardcover. All about larger passenger or cruise ships. Explains the various personnel and their tasks. Some local history, too, as the ship's names are given, and the statue in honor of Madeleine de Vercheres is described. Visit Quebec City, ride in a caleche, see the Manoir Richelieu, and learn to sing 'Alouette'. There are some crayon scribbles on the inside covers, but all text is easily readable. 29 pp.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Good Plus/No Jacket. Illus. by Gagnier, Jacques. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$30.00

Sail Ho ! Windjammer Sketches Alow and Aloft
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Sail Ho ! Windjammer Sketches Alow and Aloft

By Grant, Gordon

New York: William Farquhar Payson, 1931 Sketches made at sea aboard The Star of Alaska, 64 of them. Foreword by C. Fox Smith. DJ has been taped inside and has damage to the head of the spine. 127 pp.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Good/Fair. Illus. by Gordon Grant.

$60.00

Under Sail Round Cape Horn
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Under Sail Round Cape Horn

By Schulz, Guenther T.

New York: Dodd, Mead, and Co., 1954 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.. Reprint. Hard Cover. Good Plus/Fair. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" Tall.

$40.00

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

By Rodger, N.A.M.

London: Collins, 1987 A hefty and impressive account of the early Navy. DJ price-clipped. Heavy book will need extra postage. 445 pp. with index.. Reprint. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good Plus. Illus. by Photographs and Drawings. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$35.00

An Illustrated History of Seaplanes and Flying Boats
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An Illustrated History of Seaplanes and Flying Boats

By Allward, Maurice

New York: Barnes And Noble Books, 1993 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.. Reprint. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. Illus. by Photos and Drawings. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$15.00

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

By Wood, William

Toronto: Macmillan Company of Canada, 1919 Blue and white cloth on boards. A no-nonsense presentation directed toward young people of the development of the British sea power. 301 pp.. First Edition (No Additional Printings. Hard Cover. Good Plus to Very Good/No Jacket. Illus. by Photos. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$50.00

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

London: Ministry of Defence, 1983 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.. Third Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$40.00

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

Ministry of Defence, 1981 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.. Superseding BR 67(2) Dated 1967. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$50.00

Mad Jack Percival; Legend of the Old Navy
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Mad Jack Percival; Legend of the Old Navy

By Ellis, James H.

Annapolis, MD: Naval Institute Press, 2002 Red paper boards backed in black cloth. No writing or damage. From involuntary service in the British Navy to the crowning around-the-world cruise of the USS Constitution, Percival was a seagoing Paul Bunyan and a superb naval officer. - DJ. 242 pp.. First Printing Stated. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. Illus. by Photos and Drawings. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$20.00

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

By Bradford, James C. (Ed.)

Annapolis, MD: Naval Institute Press, 2012 Colour cover paperback. No writing or damage. Philadelphia. Flogging. 333 pp.. First Paperback Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. Illus. by Portraits and Drawings. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$25.00

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