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Problemas de Hidrobiologia y su vinculacion con la explotacion pesquara.  Miscelanea No. 2
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Problemas de Hidrobiologia y su vinculacion con la explotacion pesquara. Miscelanea No. 2

By Popovici, Zaharia

Buenos Aires: Coni. Good. 1949. Softcover. Original paper wraps. Worn edges. X, 50 [4] pages. Spanish language. Problems of hydrobiology and its link with fishery exploitation. Prologue by Agustin Eduardo Riggi. The studies of hydrobiology in Argentina. Ex-Academic Library. ; 8vo .

$20.00

Tintinnoinea De Atlantida (R.O.. Del Uruguay), (Protozoa Ciliata Oligotr).
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Tintinnoinea De Atlantida (R.O.. Del Uruguay), (Protozoa Ciliata Oligotr).

By Balech, Enrique

Buenos Aires: Coni. Good. 1948. Softcover. Series No. 7. Monograph. Original blue paper wraps, faded with heavy edge wear including chips and short tears. Comunicaciones del Museo Argentino de Ciencias Naturales "Bernardino Rivadavia". Serie Ciencias zoolo´gicas. xiv, 23 pages and 8 full page plates. Stamped on cover. Professor Balech was an Argentinian microbiologist. His most important contributions to his field were on thecate dinoflagellate taxonomy. increased the number of known dinoflagellate species of the Gulf of Mexico from 76 to 262 and reported on their distribution. He developed great knowledge and understanding of dinoflagellate morphology by examining samples from very diverse origins, from cold waters like Antarctica, temperate waters like the SW Atlantic, California current or France to tropical waters like the Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of Mexico. ; 8vo .

$20.00

The Wreck of the Deutschland
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The Wreck of the Deutschland

By Hopkins, Gerard Manley

Boston: Charles E. Tuttle Company. Very Good. 1971. Hardcover. Decorated paper over board. 35 pages. Introduction by James Dickey. Limited Trade Edition. Bumped corners/ends. The poem depicts the shipwreck of the SS Deutschland. Among those killed in the shipwreck were five Franciscan nuns forced to leave Germany by the Falk Laws; the poem is dedicated to their memory. ; 8vo ; Fair .

$20.00

Kon-Tiki : Across the Pacific by Raft
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Kon-Tiki : Across the Pacific by Raft

By Heyerdahl, Thor (Translated by F. H. Lyon)

Chicago, New York, San Francisco: Rand Mcnally & Company. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1950. Hardcover. Blue cloth over board. Index. Illustrated with photographs. Two color map endpages. 304 pages. This journey by raft from Peru to the Polynesian islands, four thousand miles, was made to test the author's theories of the origin of the Polynesian people and travel by raft between these places by means of riding the ocean currents and winds. A good reading copy. Tight, square copy without marks or tears. ; 8vo .

$15.00

Two Against Cape Horn
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Two Against Cape Horn

By Roth, Hal

W W Norton & Co Inc. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1978. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. 039303223X . First Edition. A first Printing, Hardcover; red cloth boards with white cloth spine, in the original dust jacket. Very Good condition In Very Good dust jacket with Clear protective cover. " Tells of two veteran sailors who set out to sail to a little-known archipelago and then around Cape Horn and succeeded only after their boat was wrecked on their first attempt. " ; 9.3 X 6.1 X 0.9 inches; 288 pp. pages .

$8.00

Commodore Hornblower
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Commodore Hornblower

By Forester, C S

Boston: Little Brown and Company. Very Good in Good dust jacket. 1945. First Edition. Hardcover. 384 pp. (Lacking the "First Edition" designation) Blue cloth over board, title in gilt. Original dust jacket, design by N.C. Wyeth; two significant spine end chips as well as corner tips and repaired front cover tear. Name written in ink on pastedown; shelf wear; discoloration on front board (light). Otherwise a tight, straight copy without markings. ; 8vo .

$20.00

Spirit of the Sea
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Spirit of the Sea

By Boyer, Marie-France & Barbara Mellor

Thames & Hudson. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 2003. Hardcover. 0500511039 . Hardcover in gray boards Fine unmarked in Fine jacket. " Marie-France Boyer takes us on a voyage to fishing communities along the coasts of the North Atlantic and the shores of the Channel and the North Sea. She takes us to the heart of our collective memory, gathering traces of this separate seagoing world, which is both familiar and romantic. " ; 9.36 X 8.21 X 0.71 inches; 120 pp pages .

$8.00

Complete Book of Fishing Knots, Lines, and Leaders
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Complete Book of Fishing Knots, Lines, and Leaders

By Philpott, Lindsey

Skyhorse Publishing. Near Fine. 2008. Softcover. 1602392242 . MASS MARKET PAPERBACK in Near Fine condition " The Complete Book of Fishing Knots, Leaders, and Lines teaches anglers the best way to tie reliable, workable knots. " ; 7.40 X 4.96 X 0.55 inches; 208 pp pages .

$10.00

Narratives of Shipwrecks and Disasters, 1586-1860
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Narratives of Shipwrecks and Disasters, 1586-1860

By Huntress, Keith Gibson

Iowa State Pr. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1974. First Edition. Hardcover. 0813814456 . First Edition Hardcover in white cloth boards Very Good unmarked in Very Good jacket. Edge wear and small tares ; 9.10 X 6.30 X 1.20 inches; 249 pp pages .

$15.00

The Custom of the Sea ;  A Shocking True Tale of Shipwreck, Murder, and  the Last Taboo  A Shocking True Tale of Shipwreck, Murder, and the Last  Taboo
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The Custom of the Sea ; A Shocking True Tale of Shipwreck, Murder, and the Last Taboo A Shocking True Tale of Shipwreck, Murder, and the Last Taboo

By Hanson, Neil

Wiley. Fine. 2001. Softcover. 0471399779 . Trade paperback in Fine condition ; 8.43 X 5.85 X 0.73 inches; 336 pp pages .

$7.00

Doctor Kane of the Arctic Seas
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Doctor Kane of the Arctic Seas

By Corner, George W.

Temple University Press,U.S.. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 1972. Hardcover. 0877220220 . Hardcover in white boards in Fine unmarked in Fine jacket with Protective cover. ; 9.60 X 6.70 X 1 inches; 319 pp pages .

$10.00

THE OUTER SHORES Based on the Proceedings of the Queen Charlotte Islands  First International Scientific Symposium, University of British Columbia  August 1984
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THE OUTER SHORES Based on the Proceedings of the Queen Charlotte Islands First International Scientific Symposium, University of British Columbia August 1984

By SCUDDER, Geoffrey G.E.; GESSLER, Nicholas Editors

Queen Charlotte Islands Museum Press. Near Fine. 1989. First Edition. Hardcover. 0920651097 . Presumed first edition. Pictorial hardcover with surface scuff, and with the original prospectus and order form laid in. vi+327 pp., color hard cover. 880 references, 53 tables, 110 b&w line drawings, 1 color and 93 b&w photographs. "This collection of 22 papers by 27 authors consolidates a wealth of diverse and pertinent information on the unique Queen Charlotte Islands. ...the text covers the physical and historical setting, the biotic characteristics, and the history and the influence of man on the islands. Being the first of its kind, this book provides a corner-stone for future research." ; 12 X 9 X 1 inches .

$20.00

The Gigantic Book of Sailing Stories
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The Gigantic Book of Sailing Stories

By Brennan, Stephen

Skyhorse Publishing. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 2008. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. 1602392099 . First Edition/First Printing. Hardcover in gray boards in Near Fine unmarked in Near Fine jacket with Protective cover.; 9.30 X 7.90 X 2.20 inches; 800 pp pages .

$18.00

No Place to Hide: What the Atomic Bomb Can Do to Ships
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No Place to Hide: What the Atomic Bomb Can Do to Ships

By Bradley, David

Boston: Little Brown and Company & Atlantic Monthly Press. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 1948. First Edition. Hardcover. Xvii, 182 pp. Near fine with a slight lean and minor wear and tone along the edges of the dust jacket. "The Log of a doctor who was assigned to duty with Operation Crossroads." With the personal book plate of Jean and Claude Zobell inside the cover. Zobell (Scripts Marine Biologist) is considered the "Father of Marine Microbiology." Uncommon in this edition and condition.; 8vo ; 182 pp pages .

$65.00

The Sea Shall Embrace Them ;  The Tragic Story of the Steamship Arctic   The Tragic Story of the Steamship Arctic
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The Sea Shall Embrace Them ; The Tragic Story of the Steamship Arctic The Tragic Story of the Steamship Arctic

By Shaw, David W.

Free Press. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 2002. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. 0743222172 . First Edition/First Printing. Hardcover in white boards w blue spine Very Good unmarked in Very Good jacket. " The Tragic Story of the Steamship Arctic " " This stirring narrative is the riveting tale of the sinking of the steamship Arctic; a story of extraordinary bravery and appalling cowardice that took nearly 400 lives and the American merchant marine business down with it. Black & white illustrations. " ; 9.56 X 6.38 X 0.91 inches; 256 pp pages .

$8.00

The Price of Admiralty  The Evolution of Naval Warfare
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The Price of Admiralty The Evolution of Naval Warfare

By Keegan, John

The Viking Press. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1989. Hardcover. 0670814164 . Hardcover in white boards w black cloth spine, in Very Good unmarked in Very Good jacket. ""Keegan illuminates the history of naval conflict as it has evolved from Nelson's day until our own, offering a brilliant dissection of four landmark sea battles, each featuring a different form of warship." ; 9.60 X 6.40 X 1.20 inches; 292 pp pages .

$10.00

Around the World Alone
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Around the World Alone

By Colas, Alain & J.K. Bernard

Barron's Educational Series Inc.,U.S.. Fine in Very Good dust jacket. 1981. Hardcover. 0812052196 . dj has edge wear. The book is clean map of journey, photos throughout plus color photo section. ; 9.10 X 6.10 X 1.30 inches; 220 pp pages .

$10.00

The Man Who Refused to Die
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The Man Who Refused to Die

By Wynne, Barry

New York: Paperback Library. Fine. 1966. First Thus. Softcover. #52-569. First printing. FINE with a nick at the head of the spine. 64 days adrift in the South Seas. "An astonishing true story of heroism and human endurance" Publisher Weekly .

$15.00

Journal of A Voyage Around the World: A Year on the Ship Helena  A YEAR ON  THE SHIP HELENA
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Journal of A Voyage Around the World: A Year on the Ship Helena A YEAR ON THE SHIP HELENA

By King, Thomas Worthington; Steven Kagle, Editor.

Ohio State University Press. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 2002. First Edition. Hardcover. 0814209114 . Xxx, 264 pp. The Diary, pages 1-240; Appendix 1, 2, &3; Notes; Bibliography; Index. Exceptionally nice copy very slight slant. From the flap: In 1841 Thomas Worthington King accepted a position as supercargo on the Helena, a ship some have called “the first American clipper,” as it was about to make its maiden voyage to China. Journal of a Voyage around the World recounts the travel of Thomas Worthington King on the Helena from 1841 to 1842. In full and well-written entries, King recounts the routines and surprises of life at sea... provides details often missing from histories that give a real sense of the period. ; 1841-1842; 9.44 X 6.18 X 0.89 inches .

$45.00

Ghost Ship: A Cape Cod Story
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Ghost Ship: A Cape Cod Story

By Clark, Mary Higgins & Wendell Minor

New York: Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 2007. First Edition. Hardcover. 1416935142 . Beautufully illustrated by Wendell Minor. "In her first book for children Clark tells a story of mystery and adventure that will transport readers to a time and place beyond their imagination. Coupled with Wendell Minor's inspired paintings Ghost Ship will make a time long ago very real indeed." Publisher Blurb. ; Paula Wiseman Books; 10.10 X 9.80 X 0.40 inches; 40 pages .

$18.00

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