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MEN AT SEA

by Aymar, Brandt (editor) (Homer; Richard Henry Dana; Joshua Slocum; Thor Heyerdahl; Sir Francis Chichester; Herodotus; Lew Wallace; Richard Hakluyt; Charles Kingsley; James Fenimore Cooper; Valentine Thomson; Robert Southey; Theodore Roosevelt)

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1992
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Printing - First Thus
ISBN
9781856480871
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$19.95

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Chatham, England: PRC - Coles Publishing, 1992. (xiii) 640 pp. Glossy pictorial boards matching the dustjacket. Light wear on the corners of the dustjacket; previous owner's name on the front free endpaper. Dj art by Francesca Pelizzoli. This anthology contains: Escape from Scylla-Charybdis then Shipwreck - excerpt from The Odyssey by Homer, translated by Theodore Alois… Read more
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VIKINGS AND NORSEMEN

by Henry, Bernard

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1971
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780212984015
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$14.95

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London: John Baker, 1971. 127 pp. Red boards with a small silver pictorial on the front panel; lettered in silver on the spine. Illustrated with line drawings by Charles Gorbing-King and with maps by Cecil Bacon. Light edge and corner wear on the dustjacket; price clipped; no interior markings. The Contents are: Foreword; The Raiders;… Read more
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VOYAGE AROUND THE HORN

by Slocum, Joshua

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1996
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Printing - First Thus
ISBN
9781857996371
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$2.95

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London: Phoenix Books, 1996. 59 pp. Lightly rubbed on the corners with a flat uncreased spine; no interior markings. The immortal story of the first man to sail single-handed around the world.. First Printing - First Thus. Soft Cover. Very Good. 24mo.
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SHIPS' CATS - in War and Peace

by Lewis, Val

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
2002
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Printing - First Thus
ISBN
9780953045815
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$14.95

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Middlesex, England: Nauticalia, 2002. 199 pp. First revised edition. Blue boards lettered in gilt on the spine; illustrated throughout with black and white photographs. Dj painting of Winston Churchill petting a ship's cat by Gwyn Hughes. Light rubbing at the corners of the dustjacket; no interior markings. Eighty-one stories of ships' cats through history, from… Read more
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CHARTERING PRACTICE - Analyses of Charter Parties

by Bes, J.

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1960
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$49.95

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London: Barker and Howard, 1960. 351 pp. Navy blue cloth lettered in gilt on the front panel and spine; headband. Edge and corner wear on the dustjacket with some protective tape on the inside of the dj; some darkening in the endpapers but no interior markings. Subtitled: Practical Guide for Steamship Companies, Masters, Ship's Officers, Shipbrokers, Exporters,… Read more
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THE WORLD ENCOMPASSED - with - THE RELATION OF A WONDERFULL VOIAGE (Wonderful Voyage)

by Drake, Sir Francis; Schouten, William Cornelison (introductions by A. L. Rowse) (bibliographical notes by Roubert O. Dougan)

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1966
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Printing - First Thus
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$39.95

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London: World Publishing - re: Nicholas Bourne and Nathanaell Newbery, 1966. 108, 82 pp. First Thus - first appearance in this format. Both titles in a single volume, accompanied by 24-page string-bound pamphlet containing the introductions and notes. In a slipcase. Bound in ivory-coloured leather, decorated in gilt on the front panel and spine, in a… Read more
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MASTERS OF SAIL - The Era of Square-rigged Vessels in the Maritime Provinces

by Spicer, Stanley T.

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1968
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$14.95

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Toronto: The Ryerson Press, 1968. 278 pp. Blue cloth lettered in gilt on the spine; endpaper maps; illustrated with black and white plates. Some edge and corner wear on the dustjacket; no interior markings. The Contents are: Foreword; The Birth of an Industry; The Maritime Square-rigged Vessel; Shipbuilders in Nova Scotia; Shipbuilders in New Brunswick; Shipbuilders… Read more
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SABLE ISLAND - Fatal and Fertile Crescent

by Campbell, Lyall

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1974
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$29.95

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Windsor, Nova Scotia: Lancelot Press, 1974. 104 pp. Trade paperback format. Light edge and corner wear with a faintly creased spine; no interior markings. Illustrated with black and white photographs, drawings and a map. The Contents are: The Mysterious Sable Island; Sir Humphrey Gilbert's Sable; Pioneering Canada: La Roche's Sable Settlement; The Sable Slaughterhouse of… Read more
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GHOST SHIPS OF THE GREAT LAKES - with - TRUE TALES OF THE GREAT LAKES

by Boyer, Dwight

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1968
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Editions
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$39.95

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New York: Dodd Mead and Company, 1968. (xxii, ix) 294, 340 pp. Pale green cloth lettered in dark green and gray on the spine; green endpapers; gray upper edge; headband; illustrated with black and white plates and maps. Gray cloth lettered in silver on the spine; red endpapers; red upper edge; illustrated with black and white plates and… Read more
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THE DAY THEY SANK THE LUSITANIA

by Chidsey, Donald Barr

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1967
Condition
Very Good-
Edition
First Edition
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$6.95

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New York: Award Books, 1967. (vi) 144 pp. Award Book Z226XK. Edge and corner wear with rubbing on the covers and an uncreased spine; creased on the last page; store stamped. The Chapters are: They're Off; Goodby Madhouse; Six Cold Boilers; In Low Esteem; Alone Against the Navy; O Pioneers; Foxy Grandpa; In the Best Theatrical Tradition;… Read more
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GREAT LAKES SHIPWRECKS AND SURVIALS - Edmund Fitzgerald Edition - Longer Ships - The Winter Runs

by Ratigan, William

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1989
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Printing - First Thus
ISBN
9780802870100
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$14.95

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Grand Rapids, Michigan: Eerdman's Publishing, 1989. 384 pp. Trade paperback format. Light edge and corner wear with some minor creasing on the spine; no interior markings. Illustrated with half-tone plates. Cover art by Reynold H. Weidenaar. The Chapters are: LOST IN LAKE MICHIGAN: Full Many a Midnight Ship; Stage Setting for Sudden Death; Letters of Doom; Headed… Read more
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UNCONVENTIONAL VOYAGES

by Lower, Arthur R. M.

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1953
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$39.95

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Toronto: The Ryerson Press, 1953. (xii) 156 pp. Light brown cloth with a Navy blue pictorial and Navy blue lettering on the front panel; Navy blue lettering and pictorial on the spine. Light wear on the corners of the dustjacket with a few small nicks and chips around the edges; some fading on the spine; previous owner's name… Read more
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SHIPS

by Hope, Ronald

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1958
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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London: B. T. Batsford, 1958. 80 pp. Pictorial boards. Illustrated with black and white and colour artwork and photographs. Cover and most of the interiors by John Mansbridge. Light wear at the corners; no interior markings. The Contents are: The First Seafarers; The Vikings Sail South; New Worlds Are Discovered; Trade Wars with the… Read more
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GREAT SEA STORIES OF ALL NATIONS

by Tomlinson, H. M. (editor) (Geoffrey de Vinsauf; Sir John Froissart; Elizabeth Gaskell; Charles Dickens; John Masefield; Rudolph Bedford; Frank R. Stockton; Jules Verne; Dante Alighieri; Anna Jameson; Christopher Columbus; Eannes de Zurara; J. L. Motley)

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1967
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Printing - First Thus
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London: Spring Books, 1967. 1040 pp. Please note, this is a very heavy book and, depending where in the world you are, the shipping may be somewhat higher than normal. Red cloth lettered in gilt on the spine; orange upper edge; headband. Edgewear on the dustjacket with a short tear on the upper right corner of the… Read more
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DEATH RAFT - The Human Drama of the Medusa Shipwreck

by McKee, Alexander

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1976
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Paperback Printing
ISBN
9780006341338
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$4.95

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London: Fontana Books - Collins, 1976. 268 pp. Illustrated with black and white plates. Light edge and corner wear with minor creasing on the spine; small scuff mark on the upper right of the front cover; not store stamped. The Chapters are: Landlocked - June 1816; A Passage to Senegal - 17 June to 2 July; Stranded off… Read more
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TWO THOUSAND FATHOMS DOWN

by Houot, Georges; Willm, Pierre

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1958
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Paperback Printing
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Middlesex, England: Penguin Books, 1958. 233 pp. Penguin Book 1329. Edge and corner wear with minor creasing on the spine; no interior markings. Illustrated with black and white plates and diagrams. Translated by Michael Bullock. Foreword by Jacques Yves Cousteau; Introduction by Philippe Tailliez. A deep sea diving adventure, the Chapters are: … Read more
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GREAT STORIES OF THE SEA AND SHIPS

by Wyeth, N. C. (editor) (Hans Christian Anderson; Christopher Columbus; Richard Henry Dana; Alexander Dumas; Elizabeth Gaskell; Richard Hakluyt; Victor Hugo; Mary Johnston; Jack London; John Masefield; Herman Melville; Jules Verne; Rudyard Kipling)

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1992
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Later Printing
ISBN
9780883657072
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$19.95

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New York: Galahad Books, 1992. 431 pp. Quarter-bound in black on charcoal gray boards; lettered in gilt on the spine; headband. Light wear on the corners of the dustjacket; no interior markings. Dj art by N. C. Wyeth. Illustrated with 18 drawings by Peter Hurd. This collection contains: Foreword by N. C. Wyeth; The Mermaid… Read more
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PUSHING WATER

by Dawson, Eric P.

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1918
Condition
Very Good-
Edition
First Printing - First Thus
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$34.95

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Toronto: Frederick D. Goodchild, 1918. 123 pp. This is an ex-University of Victoria library copy with very few library markings. Blue cloth lettered in silver on the front panel and spine; black and white frontis photograph of the author in his naval uniform. Light wear at the corners with some discolouration on the front panel; previous owner's… Read more
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PIRATES AND PRIVATEERS

by Winston, Alexander

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1972
Condition
Very Good-
Edition
First Paperback Printing
ISBN
9780099060604
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$7.95

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London: Arrow Books, 1972. 256 pp. Edge and corner wear with creasing on the spine; some rippling and some light discolouration on the lower right corner of the text block; not store stamped. This Chapters are: The King's Left Hand; Sir Henry Morgan; Captain William Kidd; Captain Woodes Rogers; and Dusk of the Sweet Trade; followed by a… Read more
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TALES FROM THE GREAT LAKES

by Townsend, Robert B. (editor) (based on C. H. J. Snider's Schooner Days)

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1995
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9781550022346
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$9.95

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Toronto: Dundurn Press, 1995. 203 pp. Trade paperback format. Light rubbing on the corners with a flat uncreased spine; previous owner's name inside. Illustrated with black and white photographs. This contains far too many stories to list but some of the highlights are: Charles Henry Jeremiah Snider 1879 - 1971 - The Skipper; About the… Read more
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