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THE VERNON PAPERS

By Ranft, B. McL. (ed.)

The Navy Records Society, 1958. Hardcover; 8vo; 599 pages. Two-tone cloth hardcovers with gilt insignia on front and titles on spine. Sunned spine. Bumped corners. Fairly soiled covers, esp. back. Yellowing but clean pages. G-/--. Hardcover. Good-/No Jacket.

$34.50

THE COD FISHERIES the History of an International Economy (Revised Edition)

By Innis, Harold A.

Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1978. Softcover; 8vo; 522 pages. Blue and white softcovers with white and black text. Rubbed/bumped edges. Creased but flat spine. Bright and clean pages. VG/--. Softcover. Very Good.

$40.25

SOUS LES FLOTS

By Acloque, A.

Tours: Maison Alfred Mame et Fils Hardcover; 4to; 367 pages. No date, but 1918 from label on fep. Red cloth with floral stamped design in black and gilt, gilt lettering on cover and spine. Rubbed edges, lightly bumped. Edges gilded. Yellow endpapers. Yellowing but still quite bright and clean, with numerous illustrations. VG/--. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket.

$69.00

THE JOHN MURRAY EXPEDITIONS 1933-34 Scientific Reports [Miscellaneous 1936-1947, 15 Separate Reports]

London - Edinburgh: Trustees of the British Museum, 1936. Softcover; folio size; 15 volumes (3 linear inches). Miscellaneous scientific reports from the John Murray expedition 1933-34 by various authors. In green paper wraps. Prev. owner's name on front of each. Yellowing but still bright and clean pages. Larger volumes have spines reinforced with yellow paper. [VG-] Includes: Volume IV: No. 2 "On a New Species of Halobates, a Genus of Pelagic Hemiptera", No. 5 "The Pennatulacea", No. 7 "Scyphomedusae", Volume V: No. 2 "Pteropoda", No. 3 "Crustacea: Penaeidae", No. 5 "The Astacura and Palinura", No. 8 "The Euphausiacea and Mysidacea of the John Murray Expedition to the Indian Ocean", Volume VI: No. 3 "Stomatopoda", No. 4 "Crustacea: Caridea", No. 6 "Stomatopod Larvae", No. 7 "The Gorgonacea with notes on two species of pennatulacea", Volume VII: No. 4 "Sipunculids and Echiurids", No. 5 "Paguridae and Coenobitidae", and Volume VIII: No. 1 "The Free-Swimming Planktonic Copepoda : systematic account", No. 3 "The Free-Swimming Planktonic Copepoda : Geographical Distribution".. Softcover. Very Good-.

$402.50

ANTARCTICA or Two Years Amongst the Ice of the South Pole

By Nordenskjold, Otto

Toronto: McClelland and Stewart, 1977. Hardcover; 8vo; 608 pages. Reprint. Blue paper hardcovers with gilt lettering on spine. Rubbed edges. Bright and clean pages with numerous b&w plates and several fold-out maps. In a white jacket with blue lettering, wrapped in a mylar jacket. Bupemd edges, with a slightly sunned spine. VG/VG-. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good-.

$46.00

THE COMMODORE

By O'Brian, Patrick

New York: W. W. Norton & Company, 1995. 281 pages in near fine condition. Pages are clean and unmarked. SIGNED by the author on the title page. Frontispiece labelled diagram of a ship's sails. Quarter-bound in blue cloth and paper. Lightly worn and faded around the edges. Painted dustjacket in very good condition with yellow and white titles. Lightly worn around the edges. 1ST EDITION. NPC. NF-/VG+. Signed. 1st US Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine-/Very Good+.

$345.00

ELECTRONIC GREYHOUNDS the Spruance-Class Destroyers

By Potter, Michael C.

Annapolis, Maryland: Naval Institute Press, 1995. Hardcover; 4to; 285 pages. Blue cloth hardcovers with silver titles on spine. Gentle edgewear. Bright and clean pages. In a blue illustrated jacket with grey and white titles. Moderate shelfwear, bumped edges. NF/VG-. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good-.

$115.00

EGGS AND LARVAE OF NORTH SEA FISHES

By Munk, Peter & Nielsen, Jorgen G.

Frederikberg, Denmark: biofolia, 2005. Hardcover; small 4to; 214 pages. Glossy softcovers with black and white lettering, blue illustrations of fish. Gentle shelfwear/rubbing. Bright and clean pages, tightly-bound. NF/--. Hardcover. Near Fine/No Jacket. Illus. by Ruboek, Birgitte.

$69.00

ESQUEMELING : THE BUCCANERS OF AMERICA a True Account of the Most Remarkable Assaults Committed of Late Years Upon the Coast of the West Indies By the Buccaneers of Jamaica and Tortuga, Both English and French

By Esquemeling, John

London: George Routledge & Sons Hardcover; 8vo; 480 pages. No date (1920s). Introduction by Andrew Lang. Translated by William Swan Stallybrass. Quarter bound, white cloth backing with brown cloth boards.Gilt lettering on a leather label on spine. The spine is heavily weathered, but the label is clean. Lightly bumpoed edges. Yellowed page-edges. Prev. owners' names on ffep. The pages are off-white but sitll fairly bright and clean. G/--. Hardcover. Good/No Jacket.

$69.00

THE BOAT WHO WOULDN'T FLOAT

By Mowat, Farley

Toronto - Montreal: McClelland and Stewart Limited, 1969. 243 pages in very good condition. Pages are clean and unmarked. Inscribed and SIGNED by the author on the half-title page. Endpapers feature a brown map of the maritime provinces. Page edges are lightly darkened. Blue cloth with silver titles on the spine. Lightly darkened around the edges. Colourful dustjacket with black titles. Price-clipped. Lightly worn and scuffed around the edges. 1ST EDITION. VG+/VG. Signed and Inscribed. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good+/Very Good.

$69.00

UNDERGROUND or LIFE BELOW THE SURFACE

By Knox, Thomas W.

Hartford CT: The J. B. Burr Publishing Co. , 1876. 942 pages in very good condition; edges and endpapers yellowed. With 130 illustrations. Green hardcovers with gilt titles and illustration on the spine and gilt titles on upper cover. Hinges cracked; bindings tight. Spine a little scuffed and worn. Corners bumped and frayed. GOOD+. Hardcover. Good+.

$57.50

LLOYD'S MIU HANDBOOK OF MARITIME SECURITY

By Herbert-Burns, Rupert; Bateman, Sam; & Lehr, Peter (eds.)

Boca Raton: CRC Press, 2008. Hardcover; 4to; 368 pages. Glossy paper hardcovers with white text. Light to moderate shelfwear/rubbing. The pages are bright and clean. VG+/--. Hardcover. Very Good+/No Jacket.

$97.75

A VOYAGE ROUND THE WORLD. And Visits to Various Foreign Countries, in the United States Frigate Colombia; Vols I & II

By Taylor, Fitch W.

New Haven: H. Mansfield, 1846. Hardcover; 8vo; 317 pages + 332 pages. Two volumes in one (bound together). Brown cloth hardcovers with gilt titles and illustration on spine and front. Blind decoration on front and back. Heavy edgewear, bumping, and rubbing. Bumped corners with exposed board. Heavy shelfwear/rubbing. Browning and spotted page edges. Heavily foxed/stained first and last 100 pages. Prev. owner's name on ffep. POOR/--. Fifth Edition. Hardcover. Poor/No Jacket.

$69.00

HANDBOOK OF DEEP-SEA HYDROTHERMAL VENT FAUNA

By Desbruyeres, Daniel & Segonzac, Michel (editors)

France: Editions Ifremer, 1997. 279 pages in near fine condition. Pages are glossy, clean and unmarked with colour photographs and illustrations throughout. White card covers with black titles and a photograph of deep-sea vent fauna. Lightly worn around the edges. SCARCE. NF/- -. Softcover. Near Fine. 8 1/2 x 11 1/2.

$97.75

A CATALOGUE OF THE RECENT SEA-URCHINS (ECHINOIDEA) in the Collection of the British Museum (Natural History)

By Clark, Hubert Lyman

London: Bernard Quaritch, Ltd., 1925. 249 pages and 12 plates in very good condition. Pages are clean and unmarked. Pages are lightly darkened towards the edges. Pages closer to the covers are darkened. Page edges are slightly darkened. Brown cloth with gilt titles on the spine. Lightly faded on the spine. Lightly worn around the edges. VG+/- -. Hardcover. Very Good+.

$34.50

A SYNOPSIS OF CANADIAN MARINE ZOOPLANKTON

By Shih, C. T. & Figueira, A. J. G.

Ottawa: Fisheries Research Board of Canada, 1971. 264 pages in very good condition. Occasional light penciling throughout. Pages are otherwise clean. SIGNED by author on ffep and title page. . From author's personal library. Folded map in a pouch at the back of the book. Red cloth with gilt titles. Lightly worn around the edges. 1ST EDITION. VG/- -. Signed by Author. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. 7 x 10.

$40.25

MARINE ALGAE OF THE NORTHEASTERN COAST OF NORTH AMERICA

By Taylor, William Randolph

Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1937. Hardcover; 8vo; 427 pages + 60 b+w plates. Errata slip at back. Green cltoh hardcovers with gilt lettering on spine. Moderate edgewear. Bumped corners. Yellowed edges. The pages are bright and clean. G+/--. First Edition. Hardcover. Good+/No Jacket. Illus. by Jao, Chin-Chih.

$34.50

REPORT ON THE CRUSTACEA MACRURA Dredged By H.M.S. Challenger During the Years 1873-1876

By Bate, C. Spence

London: Her Majesty's Stationery Office, 1888. Softcover; small folio (~31.5 x 26cm); 942 pages + 150 plates. RARE. Heavy. This work is in unbound signatures, collected by the previous author into 9 groupings wrapped in brown paper and labeled with pen. The publishers intended this work to be bound into two volumes: one with text and another with plates. The signatures are all in impeccable shape, and despite having yellowed with the years are still bright, crisp, and clean. Includes very detailed large plates in black and white This work from the series: "Report on the Scientific Results of the Voyage of the H.M.S. Challenger Durin gthe Years 1973-76". VG+. Softcover. Very Good+.

$862.50

THE HARVEST OF THE SEA a Tale of Both Sides of the Atlantic

By Grenfell, W. T.

London: Fleming H. Revell, 1905. Hardcover; 8vo; 162 pages. FIRST EDITION. SIGNED by author, tipped in on the half-title page. Green cloth hardcovers with black titles on spine and black and white illustrated cover. Bumped/frayed edges and corners. Deckled edges, cut tops. The pages are yellowing but still clear and clean. G+/--. By Author. First Edition. Hardcover. Good+/No Jacket.

$86.25

BY MORTAL AND IMMORTAL SEAS

By Hanaghan, Jonathan

Dublin and Cork: The Talbot Press, 1931. Hardcover; 8vo, 84 pages. FIRST IRISH EDITION, SIGNED by author on the half-title. Two-tone blue cloth hardcovers with dark blue lettering. Dusty tops. Bottom-edge fairly bumped/rubbed. Spotted overall. Deckled tail and fore-edge. Yellowing pages, but still bright and clean. Dark grey jacket with black text. Sunned and specks of water damage to spine. Bumped top-edge. G/G. By Author. First Irish Edition. Hardcover. Good/Good.

$51.75

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