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History - Nautical

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1 Andrews, Kenneth R. DRAKE'S VOYAGES
New York Scribners - Charles Scribner's Sons 1967 First U.S. Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good 8vo Mary Frances Gazze; 
(vii) 190 pp. Black and yellow cloth decorated in silver on the front panel and spine. Light wear on the corners of the dustjacket with a few short nicks around the edges; price intact; no interior markings. Illustrated with seven maps: The Isthmus of Panama 1570 - 1596; The Concept of Terra Australis; Drake in the West Indies 1585 - 1586; The Iberian Coasts: Drake's Expeditions of 1587 and 1589; The Lisbon Campaign 1589; Drake in the West Indies 1595 - 1596; and San Juan de Puerto Rico November 1595. The Chapters are: The Background; The Early Voyages; The Circumnavigation: Prelude; The Approach to War; The Great West Indies Raid; The Cadiz Expedition; The Armada; Portugal; The Privateering War; The Last Voyage; and Reflections. 
Price: 21.95 CDN
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2 Andrieux, Jean-Pierre SHIPWRECK
Beamsville, Ontario W. F. Rannie 1975 Third Edition Paperback Very Good 8vo Signed by Author
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. 
Price: 16.45 CDN
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3 Baldwin, Hanson W. SEA FIGHTS AND SHIPWRECKS
Garden City, New York Hanover House 1956 Later Printing Hardcover Very Good Very Good 8vo Richard Powers; 
315 pp. Gray cloth lettered in red on the spine. Wear on the corners of the dustjacket with a few nicks around the edges; price clipped; no interior markings. Dj art by Richard Powers. Subtitled: True Tales of the Seven Seas. The Contents are: Herndon of the Central America - 1857; Typhoon - 1944; The Birken'ead Drill - Women and Children First - 1852; R. M. S. Titanic - 1912; Sauve Qui Peut - The Horrible Wreck of the Frigate Medusa - 1916; Saga of a Stout Ship - The U. S. S. Houston - 1942; Number 6 - 1910; The Cruise of the Saginaw Gig - 1870; Remember Always to Dare - 1918; The Sho Plan - The Battle for Leyte Gulf - 1944; Mutiny on the Brig Somers - 1842; Sea Raider - The Life and Death of the Admiral Graf Spee - 1939; The Torpedoing of the Lusitania - 1915; The Strange Case of the Mary Celeste - 1872; Admiral Death - The Battle of Jutland - 1916; Death of an Admiral - Sir George Tryon - 1893; The Greatest Sea-Air Battle in History - 1945; and Square Rigger - 1929. 
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4 Brown, Cassie WRITING THE SEA
St. John's, Newfoundland Flanker Press 2005 1894463749 / 9781894463744 First Printing Paperback Very Good 8vo 
(x) 164 pp. Trade paperback format. Lightly rubbed on the corners with a flat uncreased spine; no interior markings. Illustrated with black and white photographs. The Chapters are: Rose Blanche and Me; The Caribou Disaster; Death March: The Story of a Sealing Disaster; Survived Because of Love: Cecil Mouland's Story; Death March: Wesley Collin's Story; The Florizel Disaster; The Florizel Disaster: Kitty Cantwell's Story; Tragedy at St. Jacques Island: The Katherine Fiander Story; Mutiny on the SS Diana; The Leicester: Saved by Newfoundlanders; The Loss of the Hope; The Empress of Scotland: Captain John Wallace Thomas; John Cabot Landed at Torbray; and Cassie Brown - The Writer. 
Price: 32.95 CDN
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5 Brown, Richard VOYAGE OF THE ICEBERG - The Story of the Iceberg that Sank the Titanic
Toronto James Lorimer and Company 1983 088862655X / 9780888626554 First Softcover Edition Paperback Very Good 8vo William Bradford; 
152 pp. Trade paperback format. Edge and corner wear with some creasing on the front hinge and a crease on the lower left of the back cover; no interior markings. Wraparound cover art by William Bradford; illustrated with black and white drawings and a map. The Contents are: Titanic I; Greenland Ice; Titanic II; North Water; Titanic III; Baffin Island; Titanic IV; Hudson Strait; Titanic V; Bloody Snow; Titanic VI; and North Atlantic; followed by an Epilogue; and a Postscript. 
Price: 21.95 CDN
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6 Campbell, Commander A. B. (foreword by Admiral Lord Mountevans) SALUTE THE RED DUSTER
London Christopher Johnson 1952 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Association Copy 8vo 
208 pp. Blue cloth decorated in gilt on the spine; illustrated with black and white plates. Wear at the corners of the dustjacket with a few nicks around the edges and some fading on the spine; chipped at the head of the spine; price clipped; previous owner's name on the front free endpaper, H. D. Campbell, supposedly a member of the author's family. The Contents are: Foreword by Admiral Lord Mountevans; A Malta Convoy; Operation Dynamo; A Woman's Story; North Atlantic Battles; Open Boats; The Amateur Doctor; Russian Convoy; The Surface Raider; The Joessing Fjord Incident; War in the Far East; Every Time Lucky; and The Merchant Navy Returns; followed by an epilogue. 
Price: 21.95 CDN
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7 Carter, Clive CORNISH SHIPWRECKS - The North Coast
London Pan Books 1978 0330253697 / 9780330253697 First Printing - First Thus Paperback Very Good 12mo Jeff Hunt; 
190 pp. Trade paperback format. Lightly rubbed on the corners with an uncreased spine; some darkening around the edges of the text block. Wraparound cover art by Jeff Hunt. Illustrated with black and white plates and maps. The Contents are: List of Illustrations; Introduction; From Sennen to Cape Cornwall; Pedeen Watch; St Ives Bay; Over the Bar; Portreath to Perran; North to Trevose; The Doom Bar; Pentire to Pentargon; The Wracks of Bude; and Bencoolen to Capricorno; followed by and index of ships and an index. 
Price: 10.95 CDN
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8 Chase, Mary Ellen THE FISHING FLEETS OF NEW ENGLAND
Boston Houghton Mifflin 1961 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good- 8vo 
182 pp. North Star Book 28. Gray cloth with a black and blue pictorial on the front panel; lettered in black on the front panel; decorated in black and blue on the spine; illustrated endpapers; headband; profusely illustrated with black and blue photographs and drawings; black and white photographs and drawings; blue drawings, and maps. Wear on the corners of the dustjacket with few small nicks and short tears around the edges; small scuff mark on the front panel; price clipped; no interior markings. The Chapters are: The First Fishermen from Europe; Early New England Fishermen; Fishermen and Early American Trade; The Ways and Methods of Fishing; The Dangers in a Fisherman's Life; Periods of Growth and Decline; and Our Fishing Fleets Today; followed by an index. 
Price: 27.45 CDN
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9 Cockcroft, Barry FATAL CALL OF THE RUNNING TIDE - Lifeboat Rescues and Sea Dramas
London Hodder and Stoughton 1995 034063524X / 9780340635247 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good 8vo 
198 pp. Blue boards lettered in gilt on the spine; illustrated with colour plates. Light wear at the corners of the dustjacket; price intact; no interior markings. The Chapters are: Prologue: A Wild Call and a Clear Call; Survivor; Capsize; Man Overboard; Those Infernal Ribble Banks - and the Lighter Side of Lifeboat Service; Hell and High Water; The Last Place in England; Triple Crew Copper; Voices Voices... I Heard Voices; The Captain and the Storm Petrel; Brush with Danger; Born to be Cox - and Coxswain Hornblower; The Daughters of Grace Darling; ...and a Child of Neptune; The Tarts of Dungeness; A Price to Pay; Nightmares in Dover; The Deadly Goodwins; Caister Men Never Turn Back and Never Take No for an Answer; The Greatest Lifeboatman of Them All; Dylan Thomas and the Buoy Boy; Snarling Mountains of Fury and Two Lads Ready to Die for a Pint; Across the Sea to Ireland and Deadly Dublin Bay; The Marathon Men and the Christmas Tragedy; Valencia and the Floating Battlefield; Reprimanded for Saving a Life; The Menace of Ailsa Craig; The Son of the Island Crofter; Oil Rigs and a Roving Machanic; and Hell's Mouth and the Return of the Devil; followed by an index. 
Price: 21.95 CDN
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10 Croil, James STEAM NAVIGATION - and Its Relation to the Commerce of Canada and the United States
Toronto Coles Publishing 1973 First Printing - First Thus Hardcover Very Good Very Good 8vo 
(xiv) 381 pp. Burgundy cloth decorated in gilt on the front panel; decorated in black and gilt on the spine; headband; illustrated with black and white photographs and drawings. This reproduces the 1898 William Briggs edition. Light edge and corner wear on the dustjacket; no interior markings. The Contents are: The Dawn of Steam Navigation; Early Years of Steam Navigation; The Cunard Steamship Company; North Atlantic Steamship Companies; Steam to India and the East; Steam in the British Navy; The St Lawrence Route; Steam on the Great Lakes; Steam Commerce of the Great Lakes; and Steam Navigation in all the Provinces of the Dominion and in Newfoundland. 
Price: 32.95 CDN
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11 Crooker, William S. PIRATES OF THE NORTH ATLANTIC
Halifax, Nova Scotia Nimbus Publishing 2004 1551095130 / 9781551095134 First Edition Paperback Very Good 8vo 
(vi) 136 pp. Trade paperback format. Lightly rubbed on the corners with a flat uncreased spine; no interior markings. Illustrated with drawings. The Chapters are: John Phillips - The Newfoundland Fish Splitter; Edward Low - The Most Fiendish of All; Edward and Margaret Jordan - The Pirate Couple; Blackbeard - The East Coast Menace; William Kidd - The Nova Scotia Treasure Icon; Bartholomew Roberts - Newfoundland's Surprise; Samuel Hall - The Annapolis Valley Terror; Thomas Pound - Pirate for a Noble Cause; The Piratical Mystery of Isle Haute; Peter Easton and Henry Mainwarring - Gentlemen Pirates; The Saga of the Saladin; The Suspicious Story of the Mary Celeste; and Piracy and Murder on the Zero; followed by a glossary and a bibliography. 
Price: 21.95 CDN
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12 Dawson, Eric P. PUSHING WATER
Toronto Frederick D. Goodchild 1918 First Edition Hardcover Very Good- 12mo 
123 pp. This an ex-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. 
Price: 38.45 CDN
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13 Garrett, Richard VOYAGE INTO MYSTERY - Reports from the Sinister Side of the Sea
London Weidenfeld and Nicolson 1987 0297791036 / 9780297791034 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good 8vo Thomas Summerscales; 
(vi) 183 pp. Green Boards lettered in gilt on the spine. Light wear on the corners of the dustjacket; price intact; no interior markings. Illustrated with black and white plates and maps. The dustjacket features A Barque Running Before a Gale by Thomas Summerscales, courtesy of the National Maritime Museum. The Chapters are: The Monstrous Ocean; Gone Missing; The Fire Bug; The Riddle of the Gaul; The Phantoms; Enigma Variations; Icebound; Crack Up; Ghost Story; Less than Innocent; and The Ice Ship. 
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14 Geen, A. Fox (preface by Commodore A. B. H. Phillips) THE LIFE AND TIMES OF THE ROYAL DORSET YACHT CLUB 1875 - 1975
Gillingham, Dorset, England Blackmore Press 1975 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good 8vo 
(xi) 100 pp. Blue cloth lettered in gilt on the spine. Light edge and corner wear on the dustjacket with some rubbing on the rear panel; previous owner's name inside. Illustrated with black and white photographs and maps. The Chapters are: PART ONE: 1875 - 1914: Fons et origo; The Golden Years; Domestic Affairs; The Masher and the Virgin; Yachting; Yachting and the Club; Regattas; and Social Affairs. PART TWO: 1914 - 1949: Business as Usual; Sailing; Regattas. PART THREE: 1939 - 1975: Modern Times; The Knell of Doom; The New Look; Post War Sailing; Regattas. PART FOUR: 1875 - 1975: Strictly Not for the Birds. PART FIVE: Epilogue; Appendix: the Yachts of 1875. 
Price: 38.45 CDN
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15 Gergault, Alain THE FIGHT OF THE FIRECREST - The Record of a Lone Hand Cruise from East to West Across the Atlantic
London Rupert Hart-Davis 1955 First Printing - First Thus Hardcover Very Good Very Good 12mo 
134 pp. Mariners Series 28. Blue boards with a small black pictorial on the front panel; decorated in black on the spine; illustrated with a map and some diagrams. Light wear at the corners of the dustjacket with a small nick at the head of a slightly faded spine; price clipped; no interior markings. The Contents are: Which Is Really the Preface; The Firecrest; Westward to Gibralter; The Atlantic; Alarming Discoveries; In the Trade Winds; Thirst and the Dorados; Stormy Days; Nights at the Tiller; Fierce Gales in the Hurricane Zone; The Test; Gulf Stream and a Liner; The End of the Cruise; First Days on Land; The Call of the Sea; and The Rejuvenated Firecrest. 
Price: 21.95 CDN
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16 Gilbert, Henry THE BOOK OF PIRATES
London Bracken Books 1986 1851700307 / 9781851700301 First Printing - First Thus Hardcover Very Good Very Good 8vo Stephen Reid; 
319 pp. Navy blue boards lettered in gilt on the spine; headband. Lightly rubbed at the corners of the dustjacket; price intact; no interior markings. Illustrated with colour plates. The Contents are: The Pirates Who Captured Caesar; The Pirates of the Saxon Shore; The Pirate Who Founded a Dukedom; The Corsairs of the Mediterranean: The Punishment of a Crime; The Pirate with the Red Beard; The Buccaneers of the Spanish Main: The Narrative of Stephen Hooper; Blackbeard; The Last of the Pirates: The Story of Captain Kidd; and Captain Avery - The Successful Pirate. 
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17 Grant, James Shaw MORRISON OF THE BOUNTY - A Scotsman: Famous but Unknown
Stornoway, Scotland Acair 1997 0861521978 / 9780861521975 First Printing - First Thus Paperback Very Good 8vo 
201 pp. Trade paperback format. Lightly rubbed on the corners with a flat uncreased spine; no interior markings. The Chapters are: A Scotsman: Famous but Unknown; The Long Shadow of Culloden; Cockpit of the Caribbean; Beyond the Dreams of Avarice; Portents of Things to Come; It Was All a Question of Class; Bare Poles and Battened Hatches; A Parable for Our Time; The Not So Friendly Islands; In Search of Paradise; Extracts from a Minor Classic; A Plot to Murder Bligh; Morrison's Ship; Locked in Pandora's Box; A Narrow Escape from the Gallows; Conscious of My Own Innocence; King of a South Sea Island; A Tale of Two Gunners; Morrison Gets to Culloden; Back to the Wickedest Town; Lost with All Hands; and A Representative Island Seaman. 
Price: 43.95 CDN
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18 Hagelund, W. A. FLYING THE CHASE FLAG - The Last Cruise of the West Coast Whalers
Toronto The Ryerson Press 1961 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good- 8vo 
(ix) 194 pp. Blue cloth lettered in gilt on the spine. Illustrated endpapers. Wear on the corners of the dustjacket with a few nicks and chips around the edges. The Contents are: The Junior Years; The Navy Beckons; S. S. Carmel; North to the Queen Charlottes; One Hundred Fathom Shelf; Rammed from Below; The Long Tow; and The End of an Era. 
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19 Hickey, Des; Smith, Gus SEVEN DAYS TO DISASTER - The Sinking of the Lusitania
London Collins 1981 0002168820 / 9780002168823 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good 8vo Paul Wright; Chris Achilleos; Don Besco; 
336 pp. Dark blue boards decorated in gilt on the spine. Edge and corner wear on the dustjacket; price clipped; no interior markings. Wraparound dj art by Paul Wright. Illustrated with black and white plates. The Contents are: PART ONE: New York 30 April - 1 May 1915: Embarkation; Premonitions; The Warning; A Scratch Crew; Every Precaution; and The War Zone. PART TWO: The Voyage 1 - 7 May 1915: Beyond Sandy Hook; Through the Fog; Orders to Zigzag; Painting the Boats; The Turk's Head; U-Boats on the Doorstep; Danger Zone; Land Sighted; A White Streak; Distress Call; Boat Stations; The Last Wave; Ring of Foam; and The Bluebell. PART THREE: Queenstown 8 May 1915 and After: Town of the Dead; The Riots; Wilful Murder; The Inquiry; Table at Luchow's; Survivors; and Is That You, Bisset. 
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20 Houot, Georges; Willm, Pierre TWO THOUSAND FATHOMS DOWN
Middlesex, England Penguin Books 1958 First Paperback Printing Paperback Very Good 
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. 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. 
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