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Supplement 1911 Relating to the Alaska and Bering Sea Pilot, Second Edition 1908. (corrected to April, 1911)

By: N/A

Price: $120.00 USD

Publisher: London, Hydrographic Office, Admiralty: 1911

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 3114

Condition: Very Good


39 pages. From the General Assembly Library New Zealand with nice gilt library stamps. Bound in a cloth binding with leather spine. Mentions wireless telegraph stations. View more info

List of Officers and Vessels in the United States Revenue-Marine Service. January 1, 1887.

By: N/A

Price: $35.00 USD

Publisher: Treasury Department: 0

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 4219

Condition: Good


15 pages View more info

Dredging and Hydrographic Records of the U.S. Fisheries Steamer Albatross From 1904 and 1905.

By: N/A

Price: $65.00 USD

Publisher: Washington, Department of Commerce and Labor. Bureau of Fisheries.: 1906

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 4226

Condition: Good


80 pages. lacks rear wrapper, at some stage bound with other items in a larger volume, now disbound. View more info

Supplement No. 2. List of Reported Dangers in the North Pacific Ocean. H.O. No. 41. Edition of 1871.

By: N/A

Price: $95.00 USD

Publisher: Washington, US Hydrographic Office: 1891

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 5900

Condition: Good


29 pages, printed on one side. Disbound from a larger volume, lacks rear wrapper, old institutional stamp on first page. Interesting information supplied by whalers and navy vessels on the coast of Alaska, Siberia, Kamchatka, Japan, California, South East Asia, Pacific Islands. View more info

Notes relative to the Use of Charts / issued by the United States Coast and Geodetic Survey. (=Treasury Department, United States Coast and Geodetic Survey) Special Publication No. 6.

By: N/A

Price: $44.00 USD

Publisher: Washington, United States Coast and Geodetic Survey: 1900

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 5901

Condition: Good


23 pages, 7 plates, disbound from larger volume, lacking rear wrapper. View more info

Supplement Gulf of Mexico and Caribbean Sea. Vol. II, Fifth Edition 1907.

By: N/A

Price: $80.00 USD

Publisher: Washington, United States Hydrographic Office: 1909

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 5902

Condition: Good


44 pages, printed on one side. Disbound from a larger volume and lacking rear wrapper. Full of interesting notes on shipping dangers, sunken rocks, ship wrecks, lighhouses, etc. View more info

Supplement Coast of British Columbia. Second Edition 1907.

By: N/A

Price: $75.00 USD

Publisher: Washington, United States Hydrographic Office: 1911

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 5903

Condition: Good


48 pages. Full of interesting notes on shipping dangers, sunken rocks, ship wrecks, lighhouses, beacons, etc. View more info

The Sun's Declination and Equation of Time 1911. Table of sunset and Sunrise.

By: N/A

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: Washington, United States Hydrographic Office: 1911

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 5904

Condition: Good


24 pages. View more info

The Sun's Declination and Equation of Time 1910. Table of sunset and Sunrise.

By: N/A

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: Washington, United States Hydrographic Office: 1910

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 5905

Condition: Good


24 pages. View more info

Table of Distances in Nautical Miles and Statute Miles By the Shortest Navigable Routes as Determined By the U.S. Hydrographic Office, Bureau of Equipment.

By: N/A

Price: $40.00 USD

Publisher: Washington, United States Hydrographic Office: 1900

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 5911

Condition: Good


40 pages, disbound from a larger volume, lacking rear wrapper. View more info

THE WEST INDIES PILOT Volume I. Mainland Shores of Caribbean Sea and Gulf of Mexico from Puerta Penas in Venezuela to Cape Sable in Florida, U. S. A. With the Adjacent Islands.

By: N/A

Price: $75.00 USD

Publisher: London, Hydrographic Department, Admiralty: 1929

Edition: Ninth Edition

Seller ID: 5932

Condition: Very Good


xxxii, 516 pages, maps, coastal views, photos of lighthouses and landmarks. View more info

Lloyd's Calendar 1909.

By: N/A

Price: $100.00 USD

Publisher: London, Lloyd's: 1908

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 6539

Condition: Good


v, 545, liv, xviii pages, folding maps, coloured plates of signals and flags, also contains shipping related advertising. Lacks spine. Rare. View more info

A Narrative of the Loss of H.M.S. Royal George, of 108 Guns, sunk at Spithead, August 29th, 1782; with a Concise Accountof Colonel Pasley's Operations on the Wreck in 1839 & 1840.

By: N/A

Price: $1,200.00 USD

Publisher: John Miller, Portsmouth: 1840

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 6828

Condition: Very Good


80 pages, frontispiece and 3 plates, also an advertisement at the end for "Genuine Relics of the Royal George" from E. & E. Emanuel. Alle edges gilt. Spine title: A Relic of the Royal George". Leather spine, wooden boards apparently made from the timber of the Royal George. View more info

[Chart] Australia - W. Coast. Champion Bay to Cape Naturaliste including Swan River Surveyed by Staff Commander W.E. Archdeacon, R.N. 1875-6.

By: N/A

Price: $600.00 USD

Publisher: London, Hydrographic Office: 1882

Seller ID: 008268

Condition: Good


100cm x 70cm. Corrections up to September 1882. Linen backed. Slight foxing, a few pencil notes, small spots of soiling, otherwise clean. Highly detailed working sea chart of the area centered on Rottenest Island, Swan River and Perth, and extending from Geographe Bay and Cape Naturaliste in the south to Champion Bay and the Geraldton area, first published by the British Admiralty in 1877, with revisions up to September 1882. The finely detailed chart reflects the revisions of the Admiralty over a number of years and also includes a large inset of Jurien Bay. Houtrman Rocks are from the Survey... View more info

Coastwise Sail. A Record of the Schooners surviving in the British Coasting Trade, and of those lost in recent years.

By: Anderson, John

Price: $28.00 USD

Publisher: London, Percival Marshall: 1934

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 6628

Condition: Very Good


80 pages, forewrord dated 1934. Many photos and b/w illustrations. Describes 65 ships. View more info

New Zealand's French Pass and d'Urville Island. Book Two Sea Business relating to d'Urville Island, French Pass, Admiralty bay, Stephens Island, Cook Strait, hydrographic surveys, shipwrecks, strandings, coastal transport vessels, ghost stories.

By: Baldwin, Oliver

Price: $78.00 USD

Publisher: Plimmerton, Fields Publishing House: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 009682

ISBN: 0959757724

Condition: Very Good


96 pages, maps, b/w illustrations View more info

Flagships Three

By: Bean, C.E.W.

Price: $38.00 USD

Publisher: London, Alston Rivers: 1913

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 008756

Condition: Good


xvi, 339 pages, waer at top and bottom of spine, lacks front endpaper, the book has been rebacked at some stage. The early history and development of the Rotal Australian Navy. Many of the book's chapters were first published in the Sydney Morning Herald. View more info

The American Coast Pilot; Containing Directions for the Principal Harbors, Capes and Headlands of the Coasts of North and South America: Describing the Soundings, Bearings of the Lighthouses and Beacons from the Rocks, Shoals, Ledges &c. [.]

By: Blunt, Edmund M.

Price: $190.00 USD

Publisher: New York, Edmund and George W. Blunt: 1850

Edition: 16th Edition

Seller ID: 4828

Condition: Good


xxxvi, *47, 646, [5] pages. 17 plans and charts (all presnt) and many coastal views text illustrations. 4 old small library stamps on title page and verso of title page, no markings to binding, top of spine spli ca 3cm but binding is very firm. Old handwritten title label at top of spine. A very clean copy. There are two appendices, the second one is dated December 1852. View more info

A Seaman's Narrative of his Adventures During a Captivity Among Chinese Pirates, on the Coast of Cochin-China, and afterwards during a Journey on Foot across that Country, in the Years 1857-8.

By: Brown, Edward

Price: $750.00 USD

Publisher: London, Charles Westerton: 1861

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 6633

Condition: Good


xi, 292 pages. Lacks half-title page. Old library blid stamp on ttitle page (Candy Library), rebound, leather spine and corners, marbled boards. During the time of the Second Opium War between Britain and China (1856-60), sailor Edward Brown (about whom little is known) was discharged from a trading vessel in Hong Kong. He was then offered the opportunity to captain a Chinese-crewed ship bound for Wai-how on the west coast, though he was warned that it was a risky enterprise because of the ongoing hostilities. Soon his ship was chased by Chinese pirates and Brown was taken captive for many mon... View more info

Farleder Och Lotsplatser I Ekenäs Skärgard.

By: Cederlöf, Henrik

Price: $75.00 USD

Publisher: Ekenäs, Ekenäs Tryckeri Aktiebolags Förlag: 1989

Seller ID: 5343

ISBN: 9519001212

Condition: Very Good


141 pages, many b/w illustrations, large folding map at the back. View more info

The Pamir under the New Zealand Ensign.

By: Churchouse, Jack

Price: $58.00 USD

Publisher: Wellington, Millwood Press: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 008672

Condition: Very Good


xi, 284 pages, colour and b/w illustrations. View more info

Flotillas: A Hard-Lying Story.

By: Dawson, Captain Lionel

Price: $12.00 USD

Publisher: London, Rich & Cowan: 1933

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 6466

Condition: Good


xiii, 266 pages plus appendix, frontispiece and other b/w illustrations (all present). Some wear on spine. View more info

Voices from the Ships: Australia's Seafarers and Their Union

By: Diane Kirkby

Price: $28.00 USD

Publisher: Sydney, New South Wales University Press: 2008

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 008757

ISBN: 0868409022

Condition: Fine


432 pages, many b/w illustrations. Sticker on title page: "from the personal collection of Iam D Dymock, QSM, founder member and lifetime president of tyhe Merchant Navy Association (Wellington Branch) Inc". View more info

Dirk III: Jottings from the Log and Camera of a Cruising Yachtsman

By: Domizlaff, Hans

Price: $35.00 USD

Publisher: London, John Miles: 1937

Edition: First English Edition

Seller ID: 008985

Condition: Good


259 pages, many b/w plates. Covers a little soiled, wear on spine. Yacht voyages to the Shetland and Faroe Islands, Norway, Denmark, Sweden, Finland, North Sea, Baltic Sea. View more info

Niagara Gold. The Romantic Story of Sunken Treasure retrieved from Record Ocean Depths in New Zealand.

By: Dunn, R.J. in collaboration with diver J. Johnstone

Price: $60.00 USD

Publisher: Wellington, Reed: 1942

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 009035

Condition: Very Good


51 pages, b/w illustrations. The salvage of 590 gold bars from the liner Niagara. This ship struck a German mine in June 1940 and sank in over 400 feet of water.The lead diver John Johnstone tells of his experiences in recovering this sunken treasure. View more info

Heading for Cape Horn - Sailing - Diving - Discovery.

By: Fields, Peter

Price: $30.00 USD

Publisher: Self Published: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 6598

ISBN: 0646421808

Condition: Fine


186 pages, colour photos and maps. Signed by author. View more info

Hornblower Lotse. Mit Karten und Zeichnungen.

By: Forester, C. S.

Price: $13.00 USD

Publisher: Gutersloh, Bertelsmann:

Edition: Facsimile Reprint, Limited Edition

Seller ID: 009037

Condition: Very Good


144 pages, viele Karten und Textillustrationen. Fahrten des Horatio Hornblower von 1794 bis 1823 im Mittelmeer, Antlantik, Pazifik, Karibik. Name auf der Halbtitelseite. View more info

Shipwrecks of the Royal Navy,

By: Gilly, William O.S.

Price: $25.00 USD

Publisher: London, (1850s), Parker: 0

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 1403

Condition: Fair


vi, 336,8 pages. Lacks all pages up to contents page. Worn, amateur repair to spine. Contains descriptions of 38 shipwrecks and a list of the shipwrecks of the Royal Navy between 1793 and 1850. Content complete. Useful reading copy. View more info

The Sailors' Snug Harbor 1833 - 1996.

By: Goodwin, Annette; Tankard, Rose (co-editors)

Price: $45.00 USD

Publisher: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007463

Condition: Very Good


56 pages, colour and b/w photos. Beautiful large gilt vignette on front cover. Inscription by Bill Bowken on front endpape, dated 1998. Sailors' Snug Harbor, also known as Snug Harbor, is a collection of architecturally significant 19th-century buildings set in a park along the Kill Van Kull on the north shore of Staten Island in New York City, United States. It was once a home for aged sailors and is now an 83-acre (34 ha) city park. In the 1970s, the trustees moved the institution to Sea Level, North Carolina and sold the Staten Island site to the City of New York. Today, Randall's Trust no ... View more info

English Channel Packet Boats.

By: Grasemann, C. and McLachlan, G.W.P.

Price: $22.00 USD

Publisher: London, Syren & Shipping: 1939

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 6886

Condition: Very Good


xviii, 200 pages, b/w plates. View more info