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ATLANTIC RESCUE - Saga of the Salvage Tugs:  The Serpent's Coil; Grey Seas Under
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ATLANTIC RESCUE - Saga of the Salvage Tugs: The Serpent's Coil; Grey Seas Under

By Mowat, Farley

New York: Ballantine Books, 1975. 222, 255 pp. Both books have edge and corner wear with minor creasing on the spines; no interior markings. Covers by Chris Mayger. The Chapters in Grey Seas Under: A Ship is Found; Chadwick's Navy; The Innocents; Into the Ice; Ebb Tide; The Hungry Sea; The Turning Point; Changing the Guard; Marooned; Oil on Troubled Seas; The Belgian Sisters: One; The Belgian Sisters: Two; Collison; Dead Man's Rock; Chicken Feathers; A Wild Goose Chase; Approach to War; Too Close In - and Too Far Out; The Man from Burin; An Even Score; Mad Greeks and Sabotage; A Naval Engagement; The Sea Takes Three; A Ship Aflame; Two Kinds of Recognition; To France and Back; Death of a Captain; Sable Sands and St Pierre; The Writing on the Wall; and The Last Return. The Serpent's Coil has numbered chapters.. Later Printings. Paperback. Very Good. Illus. by Chris Mayger;.

$14.95

MASTERS OF SAIL - The Era of Square-rigged Vessels in the Maritime Provinces
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MASTERS OF SAIL - The Era of Square-rigged Vessels in the Maritime Provinces

By Spicer, Stanley T.

Toronto: The Ryerson Press, 1968. 278 pp. Blue cloth lettered in gilt on the spine; endpaper maps; illustrated with black and white plates. Some edge and corner wear on the dustjacket; no interior markings. The Contents are: Foreword; The Birth of an Industry; The Maritime Square-rigged Vessel; Shipbuilders in Nova Scotia; Shipbuilders in New Brunswick; Shipbuilders in Prince Edward Island; Building a Wooden Vessel; The Mariners; The Ship's Business; Navigational Aids to Shipping; and Of Men and Ships; followed by an Epilogue and an index.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo.

$14.95

SABLE ISLAND SHIPWRECKS - Disaster and Survival at the North Atlantic Graveyard
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SABLE ISLAND SHIPWRECKS - Disaster and Survival at the North Atlantic Graveyard

By Campbell, Lyall

Halifax, Nova Scotia: Nimbus Publishing, 1994. (vii) 200 pp. Trade paperback format. Lightly rubbed on the corners with a flat uncreased spine; no interior markings. Illustrated with black and white drawings, diagrams, photographs and maps. The Contents are: A Rash Nobleman, a Cool Pirate and an Unsolved Mystery; Destroyer of Ships and a Haven of Wild Horses; Meeting Spot of Privateers, Fishermen and Unfortunate Others; The Impact of Sinking Ships and Mounting Tragedy; The Loss and Gain of the Hannah and Eliza; A Plethora of Shipwrecks; The Triumphs of Joseph Darby; A Season of Growlers at Sable Island; A Pair of Villains, an Angel, and the East End Station; Women and Children First... Unfortunately; Gross Inefficiency or Worse; A Lone Survivor; Grace Darling, the Rocket Apparatus and the Destruction of Sable Island; and The End of an Era and the Beginning of a New Age; followed by an index.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good. 8vo.

$14.95

SABLE ISLAND - Fatal and Fertile Crescent
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SABLE ISLAND - Fatal and Fertile Crescent

By Campbell, Lyall

Windsor, Nova Scotia: Lancelot Press, 1974. 104 pp. Trade paperback format. Light edge and corner wear with a faintly creased spine; no interior markings. Illustrated with black and white photographs, drawings and a map. The Contents are: The Mysterious Sable Island; Sir Humphrey Gilbert's Sable; Pioneering Canada: La Roche's Sable Settlement; The Sable Slaughterhouse of Acadians and New Englanders; The Sable Sea-Hospital of Boston's LeMercier and Company; Sable Victims: Shipwrecks of the Early English Period; A Sable Ghost Story and a Solved Mystery; Sir John Wentworth's Sable Island Humane Establishment; Life as a Sable Colonist; More Sable Victims: Shipwrecks of Sable's Humane Era; The End of Shipwrecks and the Sable Island Pony; Canada's Exploration of Sable; and Sable Now: A Question of the Meaning of Life.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good. 8vo.

$29.95

GHOST SHIPS OF THE GREAT LAKES  - with - TRUE TALES OF THE GREAT LAKES
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GHOST SHIPS OF THE GREAT LAKES - with - TRUE TALES OF THE GREAT LAKES

By Boyer, Dwight

New York: Dodd Mead and Company, 1968. (xxii, ix) 294, 340 pp. Pale green cloth lettered in dark green and gray on the spine; green endpapers; gray upper edge; headband; illustrated with black and white plates and maps. Gray cloth lettered in silver on the spine; red endpapers; red upper edge; illustrated with black and white plates and maps. Both books have light edge and corner wear on the dustjackets; both are price clipped; and neither one has any interior markings. The Ghost Ship Contents are: The Luck of Mr Murphy; The Flying Dutchman of Lake Superior; Hard Times for the Benjamin Noble; Eight Bells for the Clifton; Soft and Brown... with a Touch of Green...; A Matter of Professional Pride; With the Best of Intentions; A Very Determined Man; Where Is the Kamloops; Knives in the Lifeboat; The Prophetic Passing of Captain Napier; Don't Change Her Name; That Damnable Nuisance Mrs Doupe; And Then There Were Two; A Family Affair; Telegram for Captain Stines; and Our Son and E.S.P.; followed by an index. The True Tales Contents are: The Enigma of Tatey Bug Burke; Who Speaks for the Little Feller; Wind Wrecks Whisky and Abigail Becker; Ghouls Gold and the Prevarications of Henry Priday; A Scot Comes Home for the Harvest; Justice Evermore and the Gentle Man in Cell 24; A Question of Lights Birthdays and a Farm; The Big Blow - an Introduction; He Went Away and Never Said Goodbye; The Last Laugh of Jimmy Owen; The Devil's Wind and Dancing Chauncey Ney; A Simple Case of Duty So Good-by Nellie; and Let the Cobbler Stick to His Last; followed by an index. To be clear, the books here are: Ghost Ships of the Great Lakes and True Tales of the Great Lakes.. First Editions. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo.

$39.95

THE DAY THEY SANK THE LUSITANIA
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THE DAY THEY SANK THE LUSITANIA

By Chidsey, Donald Barr

New York: Award Books, 1967. (vi) 144 pp. Award Book Z226XK. Edge and corner wear with rubbing on the covers and an uncreased spine; creased on the last page; store stamped. The Chapters are: They're Off; Goodby Madhouse; Six Cold Boilers; In Low Esteem; Alone Against the Navy; O Pioneers; Foxy Grandpa; In the Best Theatrical Tradition; Like a Lamb to the Slaughter; The Big Bang; Mad Momentum; Save Our Ship; The Launchings Were Lubberly; Like Any Other Man; She's Gone; Enough Damage; The Lady Who Chewed Gum; A Big Night for the Undertakers; You Can See Some Coffins; Too Proud to Fight.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good-. Paperback Original.

$6.95

GREAT LAKES SHIPWRECKS AND SURVIALS - Edmund Fitzgerald Edition - Longer Ships - The Winter Runs
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GREAT LAKES SHIPWRECKS AND SURVIALS - Edmund Fitzgerald Edition - Longer Ships - The Winter Runs

By Ratigan, William

Grand Rapids, Michigan: Eerdman's Publishing, 1989. 384 pp. Trade paperback format. Light edge and corner wear with some minor creasing on the spine; no interior markings. Illustrated with half-tone plates. Cover art by Reynold H. Weidenaar. The Chapters are: LOST IN LAKE MICHIGAN: Full Many a Midnight Ship; Stage Setting for Sudden Death; Letters of Doom; Headed for the Bottom; Broken in Half; Night Watch and Sea Hunt; Story of Two Survivors; Last Words; Flying Dutchmen on Lake Michigan; Good-Bye Lady Elgin; No Miracled Phoenix; Sit Down You're Rocking the Boat; and Skinny Dips and Sunken Treasures. LOST OFF LAKE HURON'S SHORE: Summertime and the Living; Ghosts in Georgian Bay; Wonders of the Deep; Huron's Story of Two Survivors; Ship-to-Shore Spirit; Death at the Wheel; Strike it Rich Below; November 7 to 12 1913; Huron Rescues and Flying Dutchmen. GONE WITH LAKE ERIE WINDS: Lake Erie Takes a Bow; Real Battle of Lake Erie; Over the Falls; Smoke on the Water; Explosion and Fire; Death and Treasure; Charting Courses by Shipwrecks; Introducing Herself in Person; Collision in the Fog; Messages in Bottles; Black Friday; Dead Reckoning by Modern Disasters; Hail Erie and Farewell. DOOMED ON LAKE SUPERIOR: Pretty Tall Water Here; Look Out Below; Down with Their Boots On; Solitary Survivals and One Exception; Wild Cliffs and Frozen Beaches; Navigating Under Northern Lights; Sailed Away on Superior; November 1905. SUNSET FIRES ON LAKE ONTARIO: The Shirttail Cousin Lake; Middle of the Rainbow; Wonders of the Deep; Red Skies and Growing Water. THE WRECK OF THE EDMUND FITZGERALD: Queen of the Inland Seas; Last Trip of the Season; A Day Like the Bradley Went Down; Brink of Eternity; Desperate Search for Survivors; No Winter Layover; Nothing Is Ever Sure; In the Wake of the Wreck; Theories About the Fitzgerald Shipwreck; Board of Inquiry; Farewell Edmund Fitzgerald; The Long Ships Growing Longer; and Operation Taconite: Full Calendar Navigation. Here is a fun fact: There is enough water in Lake Superior to cover all of North and South America in one foot of liquid. A less fun fact: including the Edmund Fitzgerald, there have been well over sixty shipwrecks on Lake Superior, although if you start counting boats and canoes, the number lost leaps into the thousands. . First Printing - First Thus. Soft Cover. Very Good. Illus. by Reynold H. Weidenaar;. 8vo.

$14.95

UNCONVENTIONAL VOYAGES
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UNCONVENTIONAL VOYAGES

By Lower, Arthur R. M.

Toronto: The Ryerson Press, 1953. (xii) 156 pp. Light brown cloth with a Navy blue pictorial and Navy blue lettering on the front panel; Navy blue lettering and pictorial on the spine. Light wear on the corners of the dustjacket with a few small nicks and chips around the edges; some fading on the spine; previous owner's name inked out on the front free endpaper. The Chapters are: Storm-Stayed on Lake Simcoe; The Mariposa Belle; On the pewabic to Ombabika; The Sea of the North; From Albany to Attawapiskat; Farthest North; Southward from the Cape; From Albany to Stratton Island; The Return from the Northern Sea; How the News Was Heard: Two Wars and a Peace; From Boston to Bremen on the Good Ship Jeannette Skinner; Across the Atlantic on 15000 Tons of High Explosive; The Germans Raid the Straits; Blocking in the German Submarines; A Stern and Rock Bound Coast; Down the Lakes on a Grain Freighter; Mountain and Sea; Trans Canada Crossing; and Across the Atlantic with 1500 Highly Explosive Students.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good-. 8vo.

$39.95

SHIPS
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SHIPS

By Hope, Ronald

London: B. T. Batsford, 1958. 80 pp. Pictorial boards. Illustrated with black and white and colour artwork and photographs. Cover and most of the interiors by John Mansbridge. Light wear at the corners; no interior markings. The Contents are: The First Seafarers; The Vikings Sail South; New Worlds Are Discovered; Trade Wars with the Dutch; Britain Rules the Waves; The Rise and Fall of the Clipper Ship; The Steamship Is Triumphant; and The Seaman's Way of Life; followed by an index.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Illus. by John Mansbridge;. 8vo.

$9.95

GREAT SEA STORIES OF ALL NATIONS
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GREAT SEA STORIES OF ALL NATIONS

By Tomlinson, H. M. (editor) (Geoffrey de Vinsauf; Sir John Froissart; Elizabeth Gaskell; Charles Dickens; John Masefield; Rudolph Bedford; Frank R. Stockton; Jules Verne; Dante Alighieri; Anna Jameson; Christopher Columbus; Eannes de Zurara; J. L. Motley)

London: Spring Books, 1967. 1040 pp. Please note, this is a very heavy book and, depending where in the world you are, the shipping may be somewhat higher than normal. Red cloth lettered in gilt on the spine; orange upper edge; headband. Edgewear on the dustjacket with a short tear on the upper right corner of the front panel; previous owner's name on the front free endpaper; some foxing on the front free endpaper. This anthology contains: How Odysseus Made Himself a Raft and How Poseidon, Shaker of the Earth, Overwhelmed Him with a Storm by Homer; How the Greeks Defeated the Persians off the Isle of Salamis by Aeschylus; How the Ship Argo Passed between the Clashing Rocks by Apollonius Rhodius; How Lucian of Samothrace Voyaged to the Moon and How He Was afterward swallowed by a Whale by Lucian of Samothrace; The Might of the Whale by Oppian; How Rome Built Her First Ships and How C. Duilius Nepos Defeated the Carthaginians therewith by Polybius; How Aeolus, King of the Winds, Sent Forth a Storm Against Aeneas by Virgil; How Julius Caesar, Taking Fortune for His Comrade, Put Out in the Tumult of the Sea by Lucan; How Mark Antony, Following after Cleopatra, Fled from the Battle of Actium by Plutarch; The Gathering Together of the Waters; and The Waters of the Flood from Genesis; Jonah and the Whale from Johan; The Shipwreck of Paul from The Acts of the Apoltles; The First Voyage of Es Sindibad of the Sea (anonymous;) The Story of Abd-Allah of the Land and Abd-Allah of the Sea (anonymous;) The Sailor and the Pearl Merchant (anonymous;) How Xerxes Bridged the Hellespont by Herodotus; The Voyage of Maildun; and The Voyage of Saynt Brandon (celtic: anonymous;) How Scyld Set Forth upon His Last Voyage; and How Beowulf for the Space of Five Night Abode in the Sea from Beowulf; How Richard Coeur de Lion, Sailing to the Holy Land, Captured a Saracen Ship by Geoffrey de Vinsauf; The Battle of Espagnols-sur-Mer by Sir John Froissart; How Sir Launcelot Entered in the Ship where Sir Percivale's Sister Lay Dead: and How He Met with Sir Galahad His Son by Sir Thomas Malory; Of the Great Sea Fight between Sir Andrew Ward, Knight, and Captain Stephen Bull by Robert Lindsay of Pitscottie; The World Encompassed by Sir Francis Drake by Richard Hakluyt; The Last Fight of the Revenge by Sir Walter Ralegh (Raleigh;) A True Reportory of the Wracke and Redemption of Sir Thomas Gates, Knight by William Stachy; The Last Voyage of Henry Hudson by Abacuk Pricket; The Dangerous Voyage of Captain Thomas James by Captain Thomas James; Prince Rupert's Exploits at Sea, The English Story of Four Days of Battle: 1: From Historical Memoires of the Life and Death of that Wise and Valiant Prince Rupert, Prince Palantine of the Rhine; 2: From Campbell's Naval History of Great Britain by Cap[tain Valentine Pyne; Some Adventures of Crusoe by Daniel Defoe; Gulliver at Lilliput and Brobdingnag by Jonathan Swift; How Commodore Anson Came to Juan Fernandes by Richard Walter; Trafalgar by Robert Southey; Mr Midshipman Easy; and The Phantom Ship by Captain Frederick Marryat; Whitby Whalers by Elizabeth Gaskell; In the Steerage by Charles Dickens; How Gerard was Saved from the Wreck by Charles Reade; How Amyas Threw His Sword into the Sea by Charles Kingsley; The Man with the Belt of Gold by Robert Louis Stevenson; Abandoning Ship by Joseph Conrad; In the Abyss by H. G. Wells; The Derelict by H. M. Tomlinson; Davy Jones' Gift by John Masefield; T'Wind'ard! by Captain David Bone; The Voyage of the James Caird by Sir Ernest Shackleton; How the Cutty Sark Raced the Thermopylae by Basil Lubbock; The Ghost Ship by Richard Middleton; The Sealing of Zeebrugge by Sir Archibald Hurd; The Fruits of Toil by Norman Duncan; Fourteen Fathoms by Quetta Rock by Randolph Bedford; The Voyage of the Mayflower by William Bradford; The Phantom Island by Washington Irving; The Red Rover and the Royal Caroline by J. Fenimore Cooper; A Descent in the Maelstrom by Edgar Allan Poe; Homeward Bound; and Storm in the Pacific by Richard Henry Dana; Moby Dick by Herman Melville; How Quintus Arrius Defeated the Pirates by Lew Wallace; The Skipper and El Capitan by Frank R. Stockton; High-water Mark by Francis Bret Harte; The Devil at Sea by Henry van Dyke; How the Gardener's Son Fought the Serapis by Winston Churchill; The Merrimac and the Monitor by Mary Johnston; Bound for Rio Grande by A. E. Dingle; Rounding Cape Horn by Felix Riesenberg; The Yellow Cat by Wilbur Daniel Steele; How Pantagruel Met with a Great Storm at Sea and of What Countenances Panurge and Friar John Kept Therein by Francois Rabelais; How Captain Jean Ribault Came to Florida and What Befell the Men He Left There by Rene de Laudonniere; Telemachus in the Island of Cyprus by Francois de la Mothe Fenelon; Shipwreck of a Modest Young Lady by Bernardin de Saint-Pierre; How Malicious Gilliatt Fought the Tempest; and The Gunner's Fight with the Cannonade by Victor Hugo; How Dantes Escaped from the Chateau d'If by Alexandre Dumas; A Whale of Unknown Species; and Atlantis by Jules Verne; The Ocean Christ by Anatole France; Iceland Fishermen by Pierre Loti; The Last Voyage of Ulysses by Dante Alighieri; The Legend of St Mark and the Fishermen of Venice by Anna Jameson; The Poetic Tempest by Francesco Petrarca; How Landolfo Ruffolo Turned Pirate; and How Prince Gerbino Fought the Galley of the King of Tunis by Giovanni Boccaccio; How Il Solitario Escaped from Caprera by Giuseppe Garibaldi; Ugly Weather by Giovanni Verga; The End by Guido Milanesi; The First Voyage Take by the Admiral Don Cristobal Colon when He Discovered the Indies by Christopher Columbus; How Vasco Nunez de Balboa Discovered the Pacific from Pinkerton's Voyages; How Fernan de Magalhaes Sailed into the Southern Sea - and the Manner of His Death by Anthony Pigapheta; The Battle of Lepanto by W. H. Prescott; The Beautiful Morisca by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra; The Invincible Armada; and The Return by James Anthony Froude; The Fishermen of Rodillero by Armando Palacio Valdes; The Triton; and Mare Nostrum by Vicente Blasco Ibanez; How the Page of Prince Henry the Navigator Brought Home the Ship by Eannes de Zurara; The Story of Gaspar and Miguel Corte Real by Damiao de Goes; How Vasco da Gama Came to the Land of Calicut by Luis de Camoes; Sea by Antrea Karkavitsas; The Beggars of Zealand by Charles de Coster; The Flying Dutchman by Auguste Jal; How William the Silent Opened the Gates of the Sea by J. L. Motley; The Dutch Story of the Four Days' Battle from The Life of Cornelius van Tromp; A Whaling Voyage in Sptizbergen by Frederick Martens; Baron Munchausen Tells of the Pranks of a Whale and of What Happened on a Voyage to the Indies by Rudolf Erich Raspe; The Rider on the White Horse by Theodor Storm; How the Glack Galley Took the Andrea Doria by Wilhelm Raabe; Of the Company of Privateers by J. G. Lockhart; The Lighthouse Keeper of Aspinwall by Henryk Sienkiewicz; How Vainamoinen was Born of the Mother of the Sea from The Kalevala; The Smuggler by Aino Kallas; Onund Treefoot from The Saga of Grettir the Strong; How Ellidi the Dragon Ship, at the Command of Frithiof the Bold, Drove Down upon the Witches from The Saga of Frithiof the Bold; How the Norsemen Discovered America by Snorre Sturlason; The Cormorants of Andvaer by Jonas Lie; How Dammitall-with-the-Limp Saved the Crew of the Seal by Johan Bojer; The Outcast by Selma Lagerlof; The Ship by Verner von Heidenstam; The Little Mermaid by Hans Christian Andersen; The Cruise of the Wild Duck by Holger Drachmann; How the Empress Jingo Sailed unto the Land called Chosen from The Nihongi.. First Printing - First Thus. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good-. 8vo.

$19.95

DEATH RAFT - The Human Drama of the Medusa Shipwreck
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DEATH RAFT - The Human Drama of the Medusa Shipwreck

By McKee, Alexander

London: Fontana Books - Collins, 1976. 268 pp. Illustrated with black and white plates. Light edge and corner wear with minor creasing on the spine; small scuff mark on the upper right of the front cover; not store stamped. The Chapters are: Landlocked - June 1816; A Passage to Senegal - 17 June to 2 July; Stranded off the Sahara - Afternoon 2 July to Morning 5 July; We Abandon Them - Morning 5 July; Land Land - Morning 5 July to Evening 6 July; Terrible Darkness - Night 6 to 7 July; Intolerable Pressures - 7 and 8 July; Time Running Out - 9 to 13 July; The Eyes of Argus - The Castaways 9 to 19 July; The Spectre at the Window - In Senegal July and August 1816; There's One Who'll Never Get to France - In Paris and St Louis September to December 1816; Due Process of Law - At Brest and Rochefort 1816 - 1817; The Chaumareys Case - Rochefort February to March 1817; A British Medusa - The Alceste in the South China Sea February to March 1817; Shadows of Officers - France and Senegal 1817 - 1821; Hideous Spectacle Beautiful Picture - The Experience as Art 1817 - 1824; Repetition in the South Atlantic - The Rafts of the Rio Azul 29 June to 14 July 1941; In the Deserts and the Mountains - The Age of Aviation 1970 - 1973; Appendix One: Track of Medusa 1816; Appendix Two: The Arguin Bank.. First Paperback Printing. Paperback. Very Good.

$4.95

TWO THOUSAND FATHOMS DOWN
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TWO THOUSAND FATHOMS DOWN

By Houot, Georges; Willm, Pierre

Middlesex, England: Penguin Books, 1958. 233 pp. Penguin Book 1329. Edge and corner wear with minor creasing on the spine; no interior markings. Illustrated with black and white plates and diagrams. Translated by Michael Bullock. Foreword by Jacques Yves Cousteau; Introduction by Philippe Tailliez. A deep sea diving adventure, the Chapters are: The Plans; The Night of 15 - 16 May 1953; The Launching; The Data of the Problem; Small Dives; The First Big Descent; The End of a Cycle; An Alarm in the Sphere; A Ride in a Canyon; First Contacts with the Atlantic; Minus 4050 Metres; and First Steps in the Field of Science; followed by an epilogue and a technical description.. First Paperback Printing. Paperback. Very Good.

$9.95

GREAT STORIES OF THE SEA AND SHIPS
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GREAT STORIES OF THE SEA AND SHIPS

By Wyeth, N. C. (editor) (Hans Christian Anderson; Christopher Columbus; Richard Henry Dana; Alexander Dumas; Elizabeth Gaskell; Richard Hakluyt; Victor Hugo; Mary Johnston; Jack London; John Masefield; Herman Melville; Jules Verne; Rudyard Kipling)

New York: Galahad Books, 1992. 431 pp. Quarter-bound in black on charcoal gray boards; lettered in gilt on the spine; headband. Light wear on the corners of the dustjacket; no interior markings. Dj art by N. C. Wyeth. Illustrated with 18 drawings by Peter Hurd. This collection contains: Foreword by N. C. Wyeth; The Mermaid by Hans Christian Anderson; The Fight in the Foretop by James Boyd; Collision at Sea by Frank T. Bullen; The Voyage of 1492 by Christopher Columbus; The Wreck of the Royal Caroline by James Fenimore Cooper; Death at Sea; and North Wester by Richard Henry Dana; Three Adventures of Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe; Dante's Escape from the Chateau D'If by Alexander (Alexandre) Dumas; The Specksioneer by Elizabeth Gaskell; How Captain John Ribault Planted a Colony in Florida by Richard Hakluyt; The Raft of Odysseus by Homer; The Devil Fish; and An Imprisoned Thunderstorm by Victor Hugo; The Phantom Island by Washington Irving; The Iron Clads by Mary Johnston; How Amyas Threw His Sword Into the Sea by Charles Kingsley; Fog by Jack London; Iceland Fisherman by Pierre Loti; Mr Midshipman Easy Makes a Bet by Captain Marryat; The Flight of the Smugglers by John Masefield; The Great White Whale; and Rounding Cape Horn by Herman Melville; The Mutiny on the Bounty by Guy Murchie; A Descent into the Maelstrom by Edgar Allan Poe; Sir Richard Grenville and the Spanish Armada by Sir Walter Raleigh; Attacked by Pirates by Charles Reade; The Derelict Neptune by Morgan Robertson; The Cruise of the Torch by Michael Scott; Trafalgar by Robert Southey; The Man with the Belt of Gold by Robert Louis Stevenson; The Rescue of a Castaway; and An Unknown Species of Whale by Jules Verne; and The Ballad of Clampherdown by Rudyard Kipling.. Later Printing. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Illus. by Peter Hurd;. 8vo.

$19.95

PUSHING WATER
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PUSHING WATER

By Dawson, Eric P.

Toronto: Frederick D. Goodchild, 1918. 123 pp. This is an ex-University of Victoria library copy with very few library markings. Blue cloth lettered in silver on the front panel and spine; black and white frontis photograph of the author in his naval uniform. Light wear at the corners with some discolouration on the front panel; previous owner's name inside. When asked what he had been doing lately, one of the officers replied, "Pushing water." Wrote the author, "This succinct phrase sums up pretty thoroughly the life of those of us who serve in that department of the British Navy which the civilian knows as the Mosquito Fleet. Day and night we push water. We are known by all kinds of names, from Harry Tate's Navy (a comedian whose chief wit lies in the contortions performed by his whiskers) to our official name, the Auxiliary Motor Boat Patrol. When you come to describe the ship itself you have a varied choice of names; sometimes it's the Stink Pot, at others the Special or ironically, the Semi-Submersible, but perhaps the name we like best ourselves is the Movies. There's something about this name Movy, which seems to fit, for the M. L. is nothing if not movement. To speed, and for the sake of speed, everything else has been given the go-by.". First Printing - First Thus. Hardcover. Very Good-. 12mo.

$34.95

PIRATES AND PRIVATEERS
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PIRATES AND PRIVATEERS

By Winston, Alexander

London: Arrow Books, 1972. 256 pp. Edge and corner wear with creasing on the spine; some rippling and some light discolouration on the lower right corner of the text block; not store stamped. This Chapters are: The King's Left Hand; Sir Henry Morgan; Captain William Kidd; Captain Woodes Rogers; and Dusk of the Sweet Trade; followed by a glossary of sea terms.. First Paperback Printing. Soft Cover. Very Good-.

$7.95

TALES FROM THE GREAT LAKES
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TALES FROM THE GREAT LAKES

By Townsend, Robert B. (editor) (based on C. H. J. Snider's Schooner Days)

Toronto: Dundurn Press, 1995. 203 pp. Trade paperback format. Light rubbing on the corners with a flat uncreased spine; previous owner's name inside. Illustrated with black and white photographs. This contains far too many stories to list but some of the highlights are: Charles Henry Jeremiah Snider 1879 - 1971 - The Skipper; About the Old Schooners; Stonehookers; Last Coal of Last Century; At the Foot of the Highlands; Highland Creek and Rouge River; Frenchman's Bay; Gunboat Times on the Great Lakes; Millhaven and the Oliver Mowat; Toronto's Timbermen; Sails Still Shimmer on Napanee River; Why the Topmasts Were Sent Down; What Is a Shellback; Sending a Schooner Over Niagara Falls; and many more.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good. 8vo.

$9.95

TWENTY-FIVE CENTURIES OF SEA WARFARE
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TWENTY-FIVE CENTURIES OF SEA WARFARE

By Mordal, Jacques (translated by Len Ortzen)

London: Abbey Library, 1973. (xix) 419 pp. Blue boards decorated in gilt on the spine; illustrated with maps and drawings by Michel Fontaine. Light edge and corner wear on the dustjacket with a bit of fading on the spine; price clipped; no interior markings. The Contents are: Part One: In Time of Oars and Sails: The Naval Battles of Antiquity; The Coming of the Normans; The Battle of South Foreland; The Battle of Sluys; The Battle of Lepanto; The Invincible Armada Limps Home in Despair; De Ruyter - the Man Worth an Army; From Beachy Head to Barfleur Point; Britain's Command of the Seas; The Battle of Chesapeake Bay; The First Actions of the Russian Navy; The Great Naval Battles of the Napoleonic Wars; Copenhagen - the Battle Where Disobedience Paid; The Campaign of Trafalgar; Navarino; The Massacre at Sinope; Privateers and Ironclads in the American Civil War; Lissa - Where Ramming - or Morale - Won the Day; The First Torpedo Attacks; American Victories at Manila and Santiago; The Russians' Long Haul to Tsoushima and Disaster; From Coronel to Jutland; The Cruise of the Emden. Part Two: Great Battles in World War Two: The Second World War; The Battle of the River Plate; Matapan and Alexandria - British Victory and Italian Revenge; German Submarines and the Battle of the Atlantic; The Massacre of Convoy PQ.17; and The Battle of Midway; followed by Chief Dates in Sea Warfare; an index; and an index of ships.. First Translated Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Illus. by Michel Fontaine. 8vo.

$14.95

MEMOIRS OF A MARINER
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MEMOIRS OF A MARINER

By Lay, Rear-Admiral H. Nelson

Stittsville, Ontario: Canada's Wings, 1982. (viii) 326 pp. Trade paperback format. Edge and corner wear with some creasing on the front hinge and spine; rubbing on the back cover; no interior markings. Illustrated with black and white photographs and drawings. The Contents are: Family Background; Cadet Naval College; Mid. - Resolution; Sub. Courses; Lieut. Patrician, Tiger, Repulse; Riviera - Skeena; Lt. Cdr. Torpedo Officer; Staff College, Greenwich; Comdr. CO Resitgouche; Halifax; Act. Captain; CO Nabob; Captain - Germany Surrenders - Atom Bomb Tests at Bikini; Act. Commodore; Commodore; ACNS; PJBD Meetings; Pension Leave; West Coast Tour; Pensavola; 14 Years as Campaign Director; New Barn; and Interesting Personalities.. First Edition. Paperback. Very Good. 8vo.

$29.95

ATLANTIC RESCUE - Saga of the Salvage Tugs:  The Serpent's Coil; Grey Seas Under
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ATLANTIC RESCUE - Saga of the Salvage Tugs: The Serpent's Coil; Grey Seas Under

By Mowat, Farley

Toronto: Seal Bantam Books, 1981. 222, 255 pp. Both books have light edge and corner wear with uncreased spines; Grey Seas has a small scuff mark on the upper left of the front cover; no interior markings although the reverse of the covers on Grey Seas have darkened somewhat. The Chapters in Grey Seas Under: A Ship is Found; Chadwick's Navy; The Innocents; Into the Ice; Ebb Tide; The Hungry Sea; The Turning Point; Changing the Guard; Marooned; Oil on Troubled Seas; The Belgian Sisters: One; The Belgian Sisters: Two; Collison; Dead Man's Rock; Chicken Feathers; A Wild Goose Chase; Approach to War; Too Close In - and Too Far Out; The Man from Burin; An Even Score; Mad Greeks and Sabotage; A Naval Engagement; The Sea Takes Three; A Ship Aflame; Two Kinds of Recognition; To France and Back; Death of a Captain; Sable Sands and St Pierre; The Writing on the Wall; and The Last Return. The Serpent's Coil has numbered chapters.. Later Printings. Paperback. Very Good.

$19.95

SHIPWRECK
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SHIPWRECK

By Andrieux, Jean-Pierre

Beamsville, Ontario: W. F. Rannie, 1975. 116 pp. Signed by Jean-Pierre Andrieux on the title page. Trade paperback format - revised and expanded edition. Light edge and corner wear with some minor creasing and an uncreased spine; aside from the author's signature, no interior markings. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Subtitled: Marine Misadventure in Story and Picture Along the Rocky Shores and Shoals of Saint Pierre and Miquelon.. Signed by Author. Third Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good. 8vo.

$14.95

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