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Image for Black Water: By Strength and by Guile: A Life in the Special Boat Service

Black Water: By Strength and by Guile: A Life in the Special Boat Service

By: Camsell, Don

Price: $49.95

Publisher: U.S.A., Lewis Intl Inc: 2000

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 661G2718

ISBN: 193098300X

Condition: Very Good


193098300X 204 pages. Glossary. Black and white photographic plates. "The true-life story of one man's life in the Special Boat Services (SBS)" - from dust jacket. Clean, bright and unmarked with very light wear. Slight lean to spine. Dust jacket now preserved in glossy new archival-grade Brodart. A nice copy. View more info

Image for Canadian Pacific Ocean Fares to and from Europe - St. Lawrence Season 1924 - No. 38 (Cancelling No. 37), March 15, 1924

Canadian Pacific Ocean Fares to and from Europe - St. Lawrence Season 1924 - No. 38 (Cancelling No. 37), March 15, 1924

By: Canadian Pacific

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Canada, Canadian Pacific: 1924

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 349G2506

Condition: Good


12 pages. Illustration of the "Empress of Scotland" on front cover. A very detailed fare guide which describes various classes of sailings from Montreal and Quebec to Southampton, Cherbourg, Hamburg, Liverpool, Belfast-Glasgow, and Antwerp. Average external wear and fading soiling. A quality copy of this wonderful vintage item. View more info

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"Empress of Canada" Abstract of Log, July 31, 1962

By: Canadian Pacific; Captain C.L. De H. Bell (Rtd.)

Price: $49.95

Publisher: England, Canadian Pacific: 1962

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 349G4415

Condition: Good


Approximately 5.5" x 4.5" four-panel folded card with illustration of 1786 chariot upon front cover. Appears to have been printed at sea on or about July 30th, 1962. Documents dates, locations, distances, weather, remarks, etc. of the first half of the trip which departed Liverpool on July 24th. Ink-stamped signature of Captain C.L. de H. Bell upon second panel, plus details of other crew officers. Light wear. Clean and unmarked. A quality copy of this nice memento. View more info

Image for Shipping Wonders of the World (Magazine) - The French Navy - Part 45 (Forty-Five)

Shipping Wonders of the World (Magazine) - The French Navy - Part 45 (Forty-Five)

By: Carr, F.G.G.; Bowen, Frank C.; Bywater, Hector C.; Wood, Walter; Hardy, A.C.; Chatterton, Lieut.-Com. E. Keble

Price: $69.95

Publisher: London, Amalgamated Press: 1936

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 845G1058

Condition: Good


Pages 1413-1444. Many great black and white photos. Features: Youth at the Helm - William Albert Robinson sailed round the world from New York between June 1928 and November 1931 in a ketch only 32 feet 6 inches long (conclusion); Vanishing Coastal Craft - no fewer than 200 distinct types of coastal craft round the shores of Great Britain are rapidly disappearing; Pelagic Whaling - old methods of whaling have been largely superseded by floating factories that can work independently of any land base; The French Navy; Fishery Protection - Britain's Fishery Protection Service; Britain's Passen... View more info

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Muskoka Boathouses

By: Carroll, Jacqueline

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Canada, Mills Press Boston: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 122G1980

ISBN: 1550460420

Condition: Very Good


1550460420 91 pages. "Carroll has captured forty of Muskoka's most beautiful and interesting boathouses in original pastel drawings, with an intimate written portrait and history accompanying each fine work of art. Learn the inside stories behind your favourite boathouses and enjoy them all year round in this treasure chest of Muskoka memories." - from dust jacket. Clean and unmarked with light wear. Dust jacket now preserved in glossy new archival-grade Brodart. A quality copy. View more info

Image for The Wide World - The Magazine for Men, May 1948 - Land of Giraffe-Necked Women

The Wide World - The Magazine for Men, May 1948 - Land of Giraffe-Necked Women

By: Celliers, Captain B.B.; Hutt, Michael; Barker, A.K.; Haldar, N.K.; Coates, Norman A.; Rumsey, T.; Rhodes, Gerald; Catherall, Arthur; Coombe, Michael; Browne, J.E.; Bee, Edgar

Price: $199.95

Publisher: London, George Newnes Ltd.: 1948

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 346H2552

Condition: Good


16 [ads], 63-118 pages. Features: Rogue Elephant Herd of the Sabi Valley - article with photos; Two Stowaways did not determine the destination of the ship they boarded, and problems resulted; Meeting the Wife - tragedy strikes as Mr. Barker journeys to meet his wife at a remote Tanganyika plantation; Land of Giraffe-Necked Women - the Mon-Khmer Padaungs of Burma - one-page article with great photo of Padaung beauty playing cards; Island Watchers of Koro Koro, New Zealand - one of the loneliest jobs in the world; A Night With Pirates - a man's small boat is taken over by pirates in Singapore ... View more info

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Navigating the Coast - A History of the Union Steamship Company: Sound Heritage, Volume VI, No. 2

By: Chapman, Peter: Editor

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Victoria, British Columbia, Aural History - Provincial Archives of British Columbia: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 318C6928

Condition: Fair


77 pages. Many black and white archival photos. Above-average wear. Pages yellowed near spine. Binding intact. A worthy reading copy. View more info

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The Ships of Canada's Marine Services

By: Charles D. Maginley; Bernard Collin

Price: $89.95

Publisher: Canada, Vanwell Publishing Ltd.: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 839G2346

ISBN: 1551250705

Condition: Good


1551250705 288 pages. Index. of ships. List of sources. "A comprehensive record of Canadian government owned and operated ships, from the mid 1800s to the present... Although primarily restricted to ships of 100 gross registered tons or over, some of the important smaller ships, such as search and rescue cutters and lifeboats, are covered as well. Hovercraft, first entering the service in 1968, are also included. Many ships are illustrated in rare old photographs digitally enhanced for clarity, in sketches and paintings by talented marine artists, and in a stunning colour section. Sh... View more info

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Sailing [Sheet Music]

By: Christopher Cross

Price: $49.95

Publisher: USA, Warner Bros. Publications: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 117H1837

ISBN: B0052TPYOQ

Condition: Good


B0052TPYOQ 12 pages. Store stamp atop page 3, otherwise unmarked with moderate wear. A sound copy of this beautiful composition. View more info

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Ships Monthly - The Magazine for Shiplovers Ashore and Afloat, August 1984: Cairnryan - Graveyard of the Fleet

By: Clammer, Richard; et al

Price: $99.95

Publisher: U.K., Waterway Productions Ltd.: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 653H4881

Condition: Fair


48 pages. Features: Cover photo of the tall ship Sagres; Large photo of the Oranje inside front cover; Full-page photo of the Russian four-masted Krusenstern; On the Waterfront; Ships Pictorial; Where to see the cruise ships; Shipping of the Dorset Ports - part 1 - Poole; Something Wrong With Our Warships? - a critical appraisal of the capabilities of British warships in the light of the Falklands War - and of WWII; Cairnryan - Graveyard of the Fleet; Tall Ships in the Mersey; Under Sail; Where to see the Cruise Ships; Ship Sales; The St. Lawrence Seaway - its past, present and future after ... View more info

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Ministry of Transportation and Highways inland and coastal ferries

By: Clapp, Frank A

Price: $99.95

Publisher: British Coliumbia, Ministry of Transportation and Highways: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 744A9620

ISBN: 0771986610

Condition: Good


0771986610 82 pages. Index. Many archival black and white illustrations. "...The Provincial Government has issued ferry charters or installed ferries of its own at over 140 sites. At one time or another on the Fraser, the Province's longest river, no fewer than 35 ferry crossing locations have been established between Croydon near its headwaters and Ladner near its mouth." - from Introduction. Somewhat yellowed with age. Average wear. Unmarked. A sound copy. View more info

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Lake and river ferries

By: Clapp, Frank A

Price: $99.95

Publisher: British Columbia, Province of British Columbia, Ministry of Transportation and Highways: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 623G1782

ISBN: 0772613648

Condition: Very Good


0772613648 80 pages. Index. Profusely illustrated with dozens of reproductsions of archival black and white photos. Contents include: Reaction Ferries - Lytton, Big Bar, Marguerite, McLure, Little Fort, Usk; Cable Ferries - Arrow Park, Needles, Glade, Harrop; Certified Ferries - Arrow Lake, Francois Lake, Kootenay Lake, Albion, Barnston Island; Miscellaneous - Drydocks, Subsidized, Emergency Tugs, Notes on former services. Clean and unmarked with light wear. A quality copy. View more info

Image for Ships Monthly - The Magazine for Shiplovers Ashore and Afloat, October 1982 - The Luckiest Ship Afloat

Ships Monthly - The Magazine for Shiplovers Ashore and Afloat, October 1982 - The Luckiest Ship Afloat

By: Clarke, Captain Chris; et al

Price: $129.95

Publisher: U.K., Waterway Productions Ltd.: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 653H4899

Condition: Good


48 pages. Features: Cover photo of the Uganda arriving home from the Falklands; Great photo of Orcades inside front cover; On the Waterfront; Where to See the Cruise Ships; New Ship News; Ferry to the Falklands - Captain Chris Clarke, master of the Townsend Thoresen ro-ro ferry ``Europic Ferry``, describes the part played by his ship in the Falklands War; Enter the Uganda; The Luckiest Ship Afloat - Robin A. Walker reports on HMS ``Glamorgan`s`` role in the Falklands conflict and her lucky escape after being struck by an Exocet missile - the only ship in the RN Task Force to survive such an a... View more info

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Discover the Gap: Through the Memories of Those Who Lived Them at Porlier Pass (B.C. / British Columbia)

By: Cloke, Bobbie (Editor); Ladysmith & District Historical Society

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Canada, The Ladysmith & District Historical Society: 2014

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 413G4184

ISBN: 0978498429

Condition: Very Good


0978498429 140 pages. Glossary. Reproductions of many black and white photos. Clean, bright and unmarked with very light wear. Bit of peeling atop first page where label removed. A nice copy. View more info

Image for The Wide World - The Magazine for Men, March (Mar.) 1948 - Tasmanian Robinson Crusoe / Woman Who Walked to Siberia

The Wide World - The Magazine for Men, March (Mar.) 1948 - Tasmanian Robinson Crusoe / Woman Who Walked to Siberia

By: Clune, Frank; Redwood, Rosaline; Pitt-Kethley, Victor; Holiday, F.W.; Paine, G.E.P.; Ferry, R.H.; Illingworth, Frank; Chambers, Herbert; Brenton, Richard; Teigh, J.J.; Lloyd, J. Ivester;

Price: $199.95

Publisher: London, George Newnes Ltd.: 1948

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 346H2555

Condition: Good


18 [ads], 313-374 pages. Features: A Diver Down a Gold Mine - an Italian worker stranded 1,000 feet down a flooded Australian mine is saved by deep-sea divers; The Forgotten Islands - The Chathams; A Tasmanian Robinson Crusoe - In 1904 the British barque Brier Holme went down and the only survivor lived three months on an uninhabited island; The Green Scarab; The Thief-Catcher - a holy man in India; Money to Burn - experiences while left in charge of a Transvaal farm; The Woman Who Walked to Siberia - Lillian Alling; Smugglers All; On the Edge of the World - final installment of Richard Brent... View more info

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The Port of Bombay: A brief history

By: collectif

Price: $150.00

Publisher: India, Bombay Port Trust: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 864H4603

ISBN: B0000CQRXW

Condition: Good


B0000CQRXW 84, [14] plates. Printed upon glossy stock. Issued by the Trustees of the Port of Bombay to mark the first centenary of the Bombay Port Trust (1873-1973). Front endpaper map. Colour frontispiece. Section of black and white reproductions of photos at back. Light wear to gilt-decorated publisher's navy cloth. Binding intact. Bit of writing atop front free endpaper. Lacking foldout map. No dust jacket, presumably as issued. A worthy copy. View more info

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WoodenBoat (Wooden Boat) Magazine, March/April 2010

By: Comfort, Peggy; Fahey, Sequoia; Dillon, Jack; Kerr, Geoff; Scott, Ian; Segal, Dan; Grayson, Stan; Jepson, George D.

Price: $49.95

Publisher: USA, WoodenBoat Publications: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 543G1619

Condition: Fair


136 pages. Features: Sawyer "Duke" Besozzi; Mr. Natural Perseveres; Tern, L. Francis Herreshoff, and Bill; Iain Oughtred's Double-Enders; Pegasus; Cocktail Class Runabouts; Exploring America's Oldest Marine Engine; Truscott Boat Manufacturing Company; and more. Above-average wear. Usual library markings. A worthy reference copy. View more info

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Mines, Minelayers and Minelaying

By: Cowie, Captain J.S.; Burnett, Admiral Sir Robert [Foreword]

Price: $99.95

Publisher: London, Oxford University Press (Canada): 1951

Edition: Third Printing

Seller ID: 517H3300

Condition: Fair


xiii, [1], 216, [4] pages. Index. Black and white photographic plates. Many detailed drawings. Four pages of two-coloured maps. Reprint of the 1949 first edition. "A book of value to the student of strategy, for the mine is a potent strategic weapon, and thus this is a book of value to the student of under-water warfare, for it is only by paying attention to both the failures and successes of our predecessors that we can correct their mistakes and further develop the work they have left to us to perfect." - Foreword. "I have seen fit to trace the development of mine warfare ... View more info

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Ships Monthly - The International Magazine for Shiplovers Ashore and Afloat: April 1986

By: Crisp, Alan; et al

Price: $99.95

Publisher: U.K., Waterway Productions Ltd.: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 653H4867

Condition: Good


48 pages. Features: Cover photo of the Shell tanker Halia; On the Waterfront; Shiips Pictorial; New Ship News; 'North Carolina' Class Battleships - Alan Crisp describes the design and history of a notable class of US battleship of WWII including their camouflage schems; Goole's Compartment Boat Hoists - the history of a unique coal shipping system at Goole; Recalling the Atlantic Steam Navigation Co - photofeature; Shell's Classic Tankers - photo-illustrated article; Ferry Fleets Updates; Cruise Ship Review; Freighter Travel Updates; Baltic Ferry Cruise Pictorial; Ship Sales; Full-page photo o... View more info

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Marine News - Journal of the World Ship Society, September 1963

By: Crowdy, Michael (Editor); Coleman, R.J.; Squarey, C.M.; Menzies, Colin D.L.; Tripp, G.W.

Price: $49.95

Publisher: UK, World Ship Society: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 823G0758

Condition: Good


Pages 227-251. Features: Photo of the ACCRA, the first passenger liner to use the new Langton River Entrance at Liverpool; Introducting the W.S.S. Negative Bank; Branch News; Naval Craft; A Day with the First Submarine Squadron; Merchant Ships; Passenger Liners Today; Photos of new bulk carriers - The Simandou, Orion, Polarvik and Tank Princess; Perth Harbour; Warship Quiz; Echoes of the Past; and more. Moderate wear. Unmarked. A sound copy. View more info