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1 Allaby, Eric

Grand Manan
New Brunswick
Grand Manan Museum
1995
0969178700 / 9780969178705

Soft Cover
Fine





64 pp, second edition from 1995. Illustrated throughout. A clean solid copy with only a faint hint of edgewear
096747

Price: 12.95 USD
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2 Andrieux, J. P.

Shipwreck at St. Pierre : Tragedy and Heroism in Sail and Steam
Lincoln, Ontario
W. F. Rannie
1982


Soft Cover
Good





Some edgewear and creasing of covers and spine otherwise a good clean copy. Copiously illustrated with vintage photographs and maps - just about every other page has a wonderful image from the past.
094045

Price: 8.99 USD
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3 Anonymous

British Shipping : The Seaway to Success
UK
CK Lithographic



Soft Cover
Very Good



Illustrated

Colourful photographs of British Ship, Cruise liners and much more with brief discriptions. Book - light edgewear otherwise a fine tight clean copy.
C2516

Price: 2.99 USD
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4 Bergreen, Laurence

Over the Edge of the World: Magellan's Terrifying Circumnavigation of the Globe
U.S.A.
Perennial / HarperCollins
2004
006093638X / 9780060936389

Soft Cover
Very Good





A lovely clean fresh copy with only minor edgewear. From the publisher:"Ferdinand Magellan's daring circumnavigation of the globe in the sixteenth century was a three-year odyssey filled with sex, violence, and amazing adventure. Now in Over the Edge of the World, prize-winning biographer and journalist Laurence Bergreen entwines a variety of candid, firsthand accounts, bringing to life this groundbreaking and majestic tale of discovery that changed both the way explorers would henceforth navigate the oceans and history itself."
097159

Price: 8.99 USD
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5 Blau, Eric

Hero of the Slocum Disaster, The
Canada
Mosaic Press
2010
0889626154 / 9780889626157
First Edition
Hard Cover
Very Good
No Jacket




Hardcover 1st edition. The story of the largest (or second larges) inland sea disaster in history. Minor shelfwear and light rubbing of covers, all else fine - a very good solid copy
096703

Price: 9.99 USD
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6 Bloomer, Julian C.S.

Cable Captain : Burying Cables under the Ocean Floor
Canada
Four East Publications
2014
1897462344 / 9781897462348

Soft Cover
New




Signed by Author
BRAND NEW UNREAD COPT - SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR on the title page. From the publisher:"This is the remarkable story of Captain Melville Henry Bloomer and the cable ships he commanded. The Lord Kelvin participated in the repair of cables damaged by the great seaquake of 1929 and the five year expedition to develop an undersea plough to bury cables in the ocean bed. That project is considered one of the greatest marine accomplishments of all times. The Minia was one of the ships that rescued Titanic survivors. Complemented by nearly 150 photos and drawings."
096749

Price: 23.00 USD
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7 Bowen, Dana Thomas

Memories of the Lakes Told in Story and Picture
Cleveland
Freshwater Press
1969


Hard Cover
Very Good
Fair to Good




Hardcover 1st edition, 1st printing. Green covers with gold titles and gold nautical design on front cover. PIctorial section runs generously from page 81 through 144. Some shelfwear, and some smudging along top edges of the covers, interior fine. Dust jacket is rather worn but still present
095206

Price: 8.99 USD
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8 Bruce, Harry

Never Content: How Mavericks and Outsiders Made a Surprise Winner of Maritime Life
USA
Key Porter Books
2002
1552634965 / 9781552634967
First Edition
Hard Cover
As New
As New


Illlustrated

Hardcover 1st edition - Aside from a touch of shelfwear appears UNREAD
086928

Price: 22.35 USD
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9 Cameron, Silver Donald

Once upon a Schooner : a Foreign Voyage in Bluenose II
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
Formac Publishing Company, Limited
1992
0887802257 / 9780887802256

Soft Cover
Very Good



Illustrated

A fine adventure story that does justice to Nova Scotia's two legendary schooners. Cover has slight creasing of the corners and spine. Small price sticker on the back. Otherwise in very good condition.
036087

Price: 9.99 USD
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10 Christopher, John

The White Voyage
U. S. A.
Simon & Schuster
1960

Book Club (BCE/BOMC)
Hard Cover
Fair
Fair




Hardcover BCE - Some shelf and edgewear, otherwise a good clean solid copy. Dust jacket is rubbed, chipped & torn, otherwise still a fair solid copy
NS18408

Price: 6.99 USD
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11 Cousteau, Jacques Yves; Diole, Philippe

Three Adventures: Galapagos, Titicaca, the Blue Holes
New York, New York, U.S.A.
Doubleday
1973
0385069219 / 9780385069212

Hard Cover
Good
No Jacket


Illustrated

Amazing photographs of the Galapagos Islands. Book - Light rubbing of the covers, shelfwear, and slight discolouration of the covers otherwise a fine tight copy.
L00236

Price: 23.99 USD
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12 Craig, R. E.

Marine Physics
USA
Academic Press
1973
0121950506 / 9780121950507

Soft Cover
Fair to Good



Illustrated

RAther worn ex library but still a very serviceable book.
NS2361

Price: 21.99 USD
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13 Firstbrook, Peter

The Voyage of the Matthew: John Cabot and the Discovery of North America
Westminster, Maryland, U.S.A.
McClelland & Stewart Ltd
1997
0771031211 / 9780771031212
First Edition
Hard Cover
Very Good
Very Good


Illlustrated

Hardcover 1st edition - Some slight shelf and edgewear, otherwise a good clean solid copy. Dust jacket is in great condition - from the publisher: "Celebrating the great Age of Discovery in the late 15th century, Peter Firstbrook called upon his knowledge of the sea and his love of sailing to reproduce Englishman John Cabot's 1497 landing on the North American continent--even down to the boat itself. His six-week voyage and the years of research, building, and practice leading up to it are chronicled in this book as well as in a six-part BBC/PBS series. 192 photos, 96 in color. Maps."
NS19732

Price: 8.99 USD
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14 Forester, C. S.

Hornblower and the Ship of the Line
Toronto, ON, Canada
Penguin Group (Canada)
1956
0140011145 / 9780140011142

Mass Market Paperback
Good





Some edgewear and creasing of spine and covers,as well some age toning, otherwise still a good reading copy
NS15107

Price: 4.91 USD
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15 Forester, C.S.

The Sky & the Forest
London
Michael Joseph Ltd
1948

First Edition
Hard Cover
Good
No Jacket




Hardcover, first edition stated, forest green cloth with gilt titles on spine. Some shelf and edgewear,a small tear on the first page,& some light age toning, otherwise a good clean solid copy.
NS8241

Price: 26.88 USD
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16 Greenhill, Basil & Villiers, Alan

Nonsuch : Hudson's Bay Company
Canada
Hudson's Bay Company HBC
1972


Soft Cover
Fine





Original booklet, staple bound as issued, 16 pp, lots of photographs and illustrations - one map. The adventures of the Nonsuch voyage of 1668 are recalled.
097562

Price: 9.91 USD
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17 Jenkins, Geoffrey

Fireprint
Scarborough, ON, Canada
HarperCollins Publishers Canada, Limited
1986
0006170838 / 9780006170839

Mass Market Paperback
Good





Edgewear, minor creasing of the spine and covers otherwisea fine tight clean copy.
C5047

Price: 9.99 USD
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18 Jenkins, Geoffrey

Fireprint
Scarborough, ON, Canada
HarperCollins Publishers Canada, Limited
1986
0006170838 / 9780006170839

Mass Market Paperback
Good





Light edgewear, minor creasing of the spine and age tonning of the pages otherwise a fine tight clean copy.
C5056

Price: 9.99 USD
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19 Jenkins, Geoffrey

Scend of the Sea
London
Fontana
1973


Mass Market Paperback
Good





Lightly bumped corners as well as age tonning of the pages otherwise a fine tight clean copy.
C5051

Price: 6.99 USD
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20 Jenkins, Geoffrey

Southtrap
Scarborough, ON, Canada
HarperCollins Publishers Canada, Limited
1990
0006161162 / 9780006161165

Mass Market Paperback
Good





Curving of the spine, and minor creasing of the spine and covers otherwise a fine tight clean copy.
C5048

Price: 9.99 USD
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