Maritime History

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The Empress Of China

The Empress Of China

by Philip Chadwick Foster Smith

"The Empress of China was the first vessel belonging to the United States of America to initiate trade with the Chinese. Largely financed by Philadelphia merchants, but unable to sail from there due to the freezing of the Delaware River, she departed New York Harbor for Canton on February 22, 1784 and returned in mid-May 1785 with a full lading of teas, silk, porcelain, and other exotic Oriental goods. Although historians have often repeated the general story of the Empress of China's trailblazing... Read more about this item
A Pirate Of Exquisite Mind

A Pirate Of Exquisite Mind

by Preston- Diana/ Preston- Michael

Seventeenth-century pirate genius William Dampier sailed around the world three times when crossing the Pacific was a major feat, was the first explorer to visit all five continents, and reached Australia eighty years before Captain Cook. His exploits created a sensation in Europe. Swift and Defoe used his experiences in writing Gulliver's Travels and Robinson Crusoe. Darwin incorporated his concept of "sub-species" into the theory of evolution. Dampier's description of breadfruit was the impetus for... Read more about this item
Newfoundland Discovered

Newfoundland Discovered

by Gillian T Cell

The Yankee Whaler

The Yankee Whaler

by Clifford W Ashley

The French Broad

The French Broad

by Wilma Dykeman

Men Ships & the Sea

Men Ships & the Sea

by Alan Villiers

The Ashley Book Of Knots

The Ashley Book Of Knots

by Clifford W Ashley

Atlas Of Maritime History

Atlas Of Maritime History

by Richard Natkiel and Antony Preston

World's Navies

World's Navies

by Chris Chant

Fitzroy Of the Beagle

Fitzroy Of the Beagle

by H E L Mellersh

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A Master Mariner Being the Life and Adventures Of Captain Robert William Eastwick

by Robert William, 1772-1865, Compton, Herbert, 1853-1906 Eastwick

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The Wavertree

by George Spiers

Maritime History Books & Ephemera

Under the Black Flag

Under the Black Flag

by David Cordingly

"This is the most authoritative and highly literate account of these pernicious people that I have ever read." -- Patrick O'BrianPirates are so much a part of legend that it is easy to forget they actually existed. UNDER THE BLACK FLAG tells their story in a rollicking account of the golden age of piracy that is packed with history, anecdote, and above all adventure. Here are the true stories of such bloodthirsty legends as Blackbeard and Captain Kidd, Anne Bonny, and the fearsome Mary Read. And here are... Read more about this item
The Caliban Shore

The Caliban Shore

by Taylor, Stephen

Mutiny On the Globe

Mutiny On the Globe

by Hoyt, Edwin P

Lusitania

Lusitania

by Simpson, Colin

Demon Of the Waters

Demon Of the Waters

by Gibson, Gregory

Britain\'s Maritime Heritage

Britain's Maritime Heritage

by Simper, Robert