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Lloyd's Calendar 1929

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Lloyd's: 1928

Seller ID: 10735

Condition: Very Good


Some bumping of flexible boards, spotting of front end papers, spine faded ; 3 fold-out maps and many maritime product ads ; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 845 pages View more info

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Nautical Mind Reference Book of Nautical Titles

By: N/A

Price: $16.50

Publisher: Toronto, ON, Nautical Mind Marine Booksellers: 1989

Seller ID: 12110

Condition: Very Good


Some scuffing and light wear to card covers ; A tight solid book. ; Trade PB; B&W Illustrations; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 111 pages; This may be an outdated catalogue but it contains the titles of many books essential for a nautical life. Undated but appears to be late 1980's. View more info

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The Cruise of the Raider Wolf

By: Alexander, Roy

Price: $16.50

Publisher: Costa Mesa, CA, Noontide Press: 1991

Seller ID: 19144

ISBN: 0939482363

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


DJ shows very light shelf wear. Previous owner's name on title page ; A bright, solid book. Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. ; War And Warriors Series; 9.4 X 6.1 X 1.2 inches; 270 pages; Recounts one of the 20th century's strangest and most stirring sea adventures -- the successful round-the-globe expedition of the First World War German commerce raider and minelayer Wolf. Breaking the Allied blockade, and disguised as a merchant ship, it sank 135,000 tons of Allied shipping. Her story, as told by an Australian radio operator who spent nine months as a captive on board the Wolf, is a tal... View more info

Lakers : Ghost Ships of the Great Lakes

By: Altobello, Peter David

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Montreal, Eden Press: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15346

ISBN: 1550450026

Condition: Very Good in Good+ dust jacket


Dust jacket spine faded, some edge wear, tear base of spine, crease down front flap. Only light wear to book.; A tight solid book. DJ in protective Mylar sleeve, unclipped. ; 0.7 x 11.8 x 9 Inches; 128 pages; Artist, Altobello created this book to "record an historic era in shipbuilding; a time when fine craftmanship and aesthetic consideration of Great Lakes ships. ... With these 64 richly textured drawings, Altobello has managed to seize and record the essence of each of these Great Lakes freighters." The featured boats are the S.S. Elmglen built in 1909; the S.S. Outarde built in 1... View more info

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The Columbia Is Coming

By: Andersen, Doris

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Sidney, BC, Gray's Publishing: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18077

ISBN: 0888260946

Condition: Very Good


Card covers show light shelf wear, pages yellowed.; A tight solid book. ; B&W Photographs; 9 X 6 X 0.60 inches; 205 pages; In the many small communities and logging camps along the shores of the Strait of Georgia (Salish Sea) and Johnstone Strait the comfort offered by religious teachings was hard to come by. John Antle started up the Columbia Coast Mission in the form of ships offering medical facilities, libraries, religious services as well as more social occasions. These ships ran from 1905-1969 and brought the world to the isolated along the coast. View more info

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Shipwreck! Marine Misadventure in Story and Picture Along the Rocky Shores and Shoals of Saint Pierre and Miquelon

By: Andrieux, Jean-Pierre

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Beamsville, Ontario, W. F. Rannie, Publisher: 1975

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 18405

Condition: Very Good+


Beige card covers show light shelf wear.; A bright, solid book.; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 116 pages; "Shipwrecks at Saint Pierre and Miquelon, the French Territorial archipelago off the coast of Newfoundland, is a continuing story, despite modern navigational and warning devices carried by ships and on the Islands." (blurb) View more info

Ships That No Longer Go Down to the Sea

By: Anfossi, J. Leo

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Escondido,CA, Leisure Publications: 1996

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 8335

ISBN: 0965082202

Condition: Very Good+


Signed by Author; Bump top back corner, otherwise unread. ; A bright solid, book. ; Trade PB; B&W Illustrations; 153 pages; Inscribed by author on front end paper. This book looks at the many ships that reside in maritime museums in North America and England. Each listing is accompanied by a photo and a brief history and list of specifications View more info

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The Fighting Ship of the Royal Navy, 897-1984

By: Archibald, E.H.H. & Ray Woodward

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Military Press: 1987

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 17182

ISBN: 0517633329

Condition: Very Good- in Good dust jacket


Blue cloth boards show some shelfwear, DJ has some soiling and discoloration, tears and chipping with 1" piece missing from top of spine. Price-clipped, FFEP has glue marks where a previous owner's book plate was removed. ; A tight solid book. Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. ; B&W and Colour Illustrations; 17.10 X 14 X 2 inches; 416 pages; A very complete illustrated history of the British Navy, from the early wooden vessels of the 9th century, up to the modern-era dreadnaughts and submarines. Colour illustrations of flags and pendants used over the centuries is included in an app... View more info

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Graveyards of the Pacific From Pearl Harbour to Bikini Atoll

By: Ballard, Robert D.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Washington, DC, National Geographic: 2001

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 17183

ISBN: 0792263669

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Only slight wear to book and DJ ; A bright, solid book, dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped. ; B&W and Colour Photographs; 17.10 X 14 X 2 inches; 256 pages; Robert D. Ballard's exploration of World War II naval battle sites, and a visit to Bikini Atoll, where several atomic bomb tests were conducted after the war. "Published in the 60th anniversary year of the infamous bombing of Pearl Harbor, Graveyards of the Pacific is Dr. Robert Ballard's compelling survey of the major WWII Pacific battlefields and graveyards including Midway, Guadalcanal, and Truk Lagoon. This authoritative overview of th... View more info

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Dragon Boats - A Celebration

By: Barker, Pat

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Vancouver, BC, Raincoast Book Distribution: 1996

Edition: First Canadian Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 12929

ISBN: 1551920085

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


Light fading of DJ spine ; DJ in Mylar, unclipped. A bright solid, book ; Color Photographs; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 119 pages; A bright colorful book celebrating the increasingly popular sport of Dragon Boat racing. View more info

FERRY ACROSS THE HARBOR - THE STORY OF THE NORTH VANCOUVER FERRIES

By: Barr, Captain James

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Vancouver, BC, Mitchell Press: 1969

Edition: First Canadian Edition

Seller ID: 5512

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket


Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 71 pages; Dust jacket in Mylar. DJ shows some scuffing, soiling and light wear. Illustrated by B&W Photos. View more info

Image for Russian Shadows on the British Northwest Coast of North America, 1810-1890 A Study of Rejection of Defense Responsibilities

Russian Shadows on the British Northwest Coast of North America, 1810-1890 A Study of Rejection of Defense Responsibilities

By: Barratt, Glynn

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Vancouver BC, University of British Columbia Press: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15247

ISBN: 0774801654

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Some scuffing of glossy dust jacket, edge wear to top edge. Previous owner's attractive bookplate of front pastedown. ; A bright, solid book, DJ in protective Mylar sleeve, unclipped. ; Pacific Maritime Studies Series; 0.75 x 9.5 x 6.5 Inches; 196 pages; Russia threw her shadow on the Northwest Coast before the British came to what is now known as British Columbia. Spanish fears of a ?Muscovite? advance on her possessions from Alaskan outposts were well known in eighteenth-century Europe. This book focuses on the development of British and Canadian perceptions of Russian naval strength in the ... View more info

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Memories of the Lakes

By: Bowen, Dana Thomas

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Daytona Beach FL, Dana Thomas Bowen: 1946

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10982

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


DJ scuffed, soiled and heavily chipped with short tears ; DJ in Mylar, unclipped. A tight solid book. ; 292 pages; The ships which served on the Great Lakes are the center of attention in Mr. Bowen's book, a follow-up to 'Lore of the Lakes'. 64 pages of B&W glossy plates, photos, reproductions of handbills and advertisements View more info

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Lifeline The story of the Atlantic ferries and coastal boats

By: Bruce, Harry

Price: $14.50

Publisher: Toronto, Macmillan of Canada: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15947

ISBN: 0770516084

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


Light edge wear to extremities, some scuffing of dust jacket ; A bright, solid book, DJ in Mylar ; 249 pages; The story behind the coastal boats that service the outports of Newfoundland and Labrador. View more info

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Eight Bells Royal Mail Lines war story, 1939-1945

By: Bushell, T A

Price: $32.50

Publisher: London, Trade and Travel Publication: 1950

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18823

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Cloth boards show some shelf wear, some soiling evident, corners a little bumped. ; A tight solid book, hinges intact. ; B&W Illustrations & Maps; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 207 pages; Originally founded in 1839 as the Royal Mail Steam Packet Company to carry the British mail around the world, the company became the Royal Mail Lines in the 1930s. They branched out to carry other goods and people. During wartime the ships were used as a merchant marine to carry goods and troops. View more info

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English Seamen and the Colonization of America,

By: Chatterton, E. Keble

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Harbour Publishing: 1930

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10806

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Light wear to blue cloth covered boards, some foxing ; A tight solid book, hinges intact; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 326 pages View more info

A World to the West; A Voyage Around the World

By: Cloughly, Maurice R.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Victoria, BC, Horsdal & Schubart Publishers,: 1997

Seller ID: 13635

ISBN: 0920663532

Condition: Very Good+


Small stamp on front fly leaf, light wear to glossy pictorial card covers ; A bright, solid book ; 0.9 x 8.45 x 5.49 Inches; 366 pages; "Like other young dreamers, Katie & Maurice Cloughley bought a sailboat and set off around the world." View more info

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Voyages of Discovery

By: Cook, Captain James & Robert Welsch

Price: $14.99

Publisher: Chicago, Chicago Review Press: 1993

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 16927

ISBN: 0897333160

Condition: Very Good+


Only slight wear to card covers; A bright, solid book.; 8 X 5.02 X 1.18 inches; 505 pages; "Between 1768 and 1779, Captain James Cook of the British Royal Navy made three voyages of exploration for purposes of scientific research. On each voyage he kept a log of scenes and adventures. Cook's reputation rose steadily with each voyage largely because Europeans were fascinated with the romance of discovery as well as reports of sexual licence in Tahiti and other Polynesian islands." View more info

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S. S. Sicamous Queen of Okanagan Lake

By: Cox, Doug

Price: $16.50

Publisher: Penticton, BC, Skookum Publications: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 19288

ISBN: 0919773109

Condition: Very Good+


Minor creasing of stapled wraps. ; A bright, solid book. ; B&W Illustrations; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 96 pages; "SS Sicamous is a large five decked sternwheeler commissioned by the Canadian Pacific Railway (CPR) and built by the Western Dry Dock and Shipbuilding Company for Okanagan Lake service between the fruit communities of Penticton, and other towns of Kelowna and Vernon, British Columbia. Launched in 1914, Sicamous ran for many years connecting rail lines and areas. The vessel operated until 1937 and is currently beached as a part of a heritage shipyard operated by the S.S... View more info

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SAFE HAVEN 50 Years of Service 1940-1990 Gulf & Fraser Fishermen's Credit Union

By: DeGrass, Jan

Price: $18.95

Publisher: Vancouver BC, Gulf & Fraser Fishermen's Credit Union: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16221

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


As new with only slight edge wear and scuffing of white pictorial dustjacket ; Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. ; B&W Photographs; 83 pages; A history of the credit union formed by the working men and women of the large fishing industry on the coast and rivers of British Columbia, View more info