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Nelson's Trafalgar: The Battle That Changed The World

By: ADKINS, Roy

Price: $9.95

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., Viking Press: 2005

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 044407

ISBN: 0670034487

Condition: As New


On October 21, 1805, as Britain's Royal Navy under the command of Horatio Nelson clashed with Napoleon's forces in an epic sea battle off the coast of Spain, the fate of Europe hung in the balance. Though the cost was high--and Nelson himself was killed--the British victory prevented Napoleon from invading Britain and paved the way for the eventual defeat of the French emperor. First published under the title: 'Trafalgar: the biography of a battle'. London : Little, Brown, 2004. xxiii, 392 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm. A bright, clean, fresh copy in a similar, unclipped dustjacket - 'as new'. Weig... View more info

S. S. President McKinley, Voyage 5, Farewell; April 9, 1927

By: ADMIRAL ORIENTAL LINE

Price: $20.00

Publisher: At Sea, Admiral Oriental Line. S. S. President McKinley: 1927

Edition: Vol 1, No 10

Seller ID: 856

Condition: Fine


Published on-board the S. S. President McKinley nearing the end of a Voyage from Seattle to Yokohama, Japan. The S. S. President McKinleywas launched in 1921 - 14,123 grt, 535 ft long. Eight leaves, printed on one side of thr page only. Typewritten then mechanically produced. World News - Shipboard News - Who's On Board - Debarkation procedures. Some illustrations. Bright, clean and unmarked. Nover folded. Unpacked weight, 45g. Ships via inexpensive Canada Post Lettermail within North America, in card sleeve. Images available. Enquire for rates to Worldwide destinations. View more info

Dangerous Goods

By: AEBY, Dr. Jules

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Antwerp, Editions Lloyd Anversois: 1938

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 21187

Condition: About VG


Trilingual - English, French & German - guide to 'dangerous goods' for shippers, packers, stowage etc. 559pp, index. Inside is bright and clean. Old signature to title page. Strong hinges, sound binding. Minor wear to blue cloth and light surface soiling. Solid, sound copy. Heavy book weighing 1.62kg. View more info

Affleck's List of Sternwheelers Plying the Inland Waters of British Columbia, 1858-1980

By: AFFLECK, Edward L.

Price: $29.50

Publisher: Vancouver, B. C., Alexander Nicolls Press: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 051361

ISBN: 0920034063

Condition: Fine


Comprehensive list of Sternwheelers in British Columbia. Published in 1992. Size - 17.5 by 21.5 cm. 51pp. A very bright, clean and unmarked copy in a tight, stapled binding. Weight, 86g. Ships via inexpensive Lettermail within North America. View more info

Fearnley & Eger, 1869-1969

By: AGUTTER, Rodney; MORCK, Bjorn

Price: $9.50

Publisher: U. K., World Ship Society: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 049184

ISBN: 0950004413

Condition: Near Fine


HIstory of a British Shipping Company. 58 unnumbered pages : illustrations ; 22 cm. Includes index. OCLC Number: 2434526. Bright, clean and unmarked with a tight, stapled binding. Weight, 129g, lettermailable. View more info

H. M. S. Virago in the Pacific 1851-1855

By: AKRIGG, G. P.; AKRIGG, H. B.

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Victoria, British Columbia, Canada, Sono Nis Press: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Helen Akrigg

Seller ID: 33376

ISBN: 1550390309

Condition: Fine


Based on the journals and reminiscences of five of the ship's officers and men of H. M. S. Virago. A fascinating view of life aboard a British naval vessel in the mid-nineteenth century. 209pp, illustrated, charts. Very bright, clean copy. Unmarked except for one of the author's signatures to the tp - Helen B. Akrigg. Dustjacket is unclipped and shows only slight wear. 'Near new' appearance. Weight, 460g. View more info

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Alaska Schedules, 1940

By: ALASKA STEAMSHIP CO.

Price: $17.50

Publisher: USA, Alaska Steamship Co.: 1940

Edition: 1940 Edition

Seller ID: 044259

Condition: VG+


Alaska Steamship Co Schedule for 1940 - Routes, Connections, Maps, Ship photos etrc. Folded size - 4" by 9". Unfolds to 8" by 9", 12pp, tabbed indexes, illustrated. Bright, clean and undamaged. Slight wear only. See scan. Weight, 25g. View more info

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The Endurance: Shakleton's Legendary Antarctic Expedition

By: ALEXANDER, Caroline

Price: $14.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1999

Edition: First Edition, Fifth Printing

Seller ID: 041082

ISBN: 0375404031

Condition: As New


An exciting account of Shakleton's Antarctic expedition in 1914 and their epic struggle to survive. Accompanied with fabulous photographs by Frank Hurley. 212pp, b&w photo illustrated. Bright, clean and unmarked, still fresh. Unclipped dustjacket shows some light creasing alnog the bottom edge of the front panel. Almost 'as new'. Unpacked weight, 922g. We use both the Canada Post and the United States Postal Service and offer very competitive postal charges - based on actual costs, no overcharging. Canadian GST included. Images always available. View more info

Color Lithographed Poster style Postcard for the Allan Line's RMS Tunisian

By: ALLAN LINE

Price: $30.00

Publisher: UK, Allan Line:

Seller ID: 051678

Condition: Near Fine


Beautiful color, lithographed postcard in the poster style. Advertising the Allan Line from Liverpool, London and Glasgow to Canada, United States and River Plate. Shown is the RMS Tunisian next to a Battleship. Looks as if it portrays a Naval Review. The art-work is an early example of the art of Norman Wilkinson. The unused reverse is headed 'Universal Postal Union' and allows only for the address. This dates the postcard as an early, undivided back, possible pre-1904, perhaps 1902 [Coronation Naval Review]. View more info

Programme in Aid of the Liverpool -Seamen's Orphanage; R.M.S. Tunisian

By: ALLAN LINE

Price: $9.50

Publisher: UK, Allan Line: 1903

Edition: June 16, 1903

Seller ID: 054457

Condition: Good


Programme for an evening of Entertainment on board the Allan Line's Ocxean Liner, RMS Tunisian [10,576 tons]. In 1903 the ship was on the Liverpool-Montreal run. Sheet foled once to form 4 pages. Front panelconsists of an eleaborate drawing in the Art Nouveau style. Pages 2 & 3 contain the Program for the Entertainment. The rear panel, page 4 has an illustration of the Seamen's Orphan Institution in Liverpool and considerable text describing that Institution. The Program has folds, ink notes to the rear panel and a little edge wear in the form of short edge tears. We ship from both Canada... View more info

Bill of Charges; Luggage Shipped on the RMS Tunisian, 1903

By: ALLAN LINE

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Liverpool, Allan Line: 1903

Seller ID: 054458

Condition: Good


Bill of Charges, or Invoice, for 2 items of Luggage carried on board the RMS Tunisian on a voyage from Montreal to Liverpool. Attractive printed; details in ink. Old folds; nibble to top right corner tip. We ship from both Canada and the United States with very competitive rates. Weight, Inexpensive Lettermail rates may apply. Image available. View more info

Wolfgang Luth: Der Erfolgreichste U-Boot-Kommandant Des Zweiten Weltkrieges

By: ALMAN, Karl

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Friedberg, Podzun-Pallas: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16406

ISBN: 3-7909-0341-8

Condition: Near Fine


An account of the career of Germany's most successful U Boat commander during the Second World War. German language text. 288pp, photo illustrated. Bright, clean, unmarked copy with a sound binding and a similar dustjacket. Weight, 590g.. View more info

American President Lines Brochure: Fares and Regulations, 1951, Hawaii Fare Folder No. 7

By: AMERICAN PRESIDENT LINES

Price: $8.00

Publisher: San Francisco, American President Lines: 1951

Seller ID: 051676

Condition: Very Good


Hawaii Fare Folder No. 7 - Hawaii - San Francisco, Transpacific, Intercoastal, Round the World. Issues May 1, 1951. Folded size - 4" by 9". Unfolds to 24" by 9", printed both sides. Light dampstain affects lower 1/3, but is nearly invisible. Weight, 14g. Inexpensive Canada Post Lettermail rates may apply to most locations, Canada, the U. S. A. and International. View more info

Anchor-Donaldson Liner, TSS Athenia, Postcard

By: ANCHOR-DONALDSON LINE

Price: $5.00

Publisher: UK, Anchor-Donaldson Line:

Seller ID: 052612

Condition: Near Fine


The 'Athenia' was launched in 1923 for the UK to Canada route. 13,465 tons. She was the first British ship sank in World War II - 1939. Divided back postcard. Unused on verso. Undated, circa 1930s. Ships via in expensive Canada Post Lettermail. View more info

Anchor-Donaldson Liner, TSS Athenia, Concert Programme, 1933

By: ANCHOR-DONALDSON LINE

Price: $2.00

Publisher: UK, Anchor-Donaldson Line: 1933

Seller ID: 053881

Condition: Good


The 'Athenia' was launched in 1923 for the UK to Canada route. 13,465 tons. She was the first British ship sank in World War II - 1939. This is a Concert Programme, 3rd Class Lounge, from onboard the Athenia in 1933. Centre fold is re-inforced with acid-free tape Ships via in expensive Canada Post Lettermail. View more info

Carebeka 1939-1983: History & Fleet List

By: ANDERIESSE J.H.; KRUIDHOF E.A.; OOSTMEIJER J.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: UK, World Ship Society: 1996

Edition: Second Impression of 1995

Seller ID: 1516

ISBN: 0905617789

Condition: As New


An account of the Dutch shipping company, Carebeka and its ships. Very detailed List of Ships with photographs. Text in Dutch and English. 240 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm. Bright, clean and unmarked blth book and dustjacket - 'as new'. Weight, 761g. View more info

Gruno: 1937-2002

By: ANDERIESSE, Jan; SPURLING, Leslie

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Netherlands, Uitgeverij/De Alk: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1518

ISBN: 9060132165

Condition: As New


History of a Dutch Shipping Company anmd its ships, 1937-2002. 200 pages : illustrations, facsimiles, portraits ; 31 cm. Text in Dutch and English. An 'as new' copy, no signs of use. Weight, 1.171kg. View more info

The Inside Passage to Alaska: A Short History

By: ANDERSON, Hugo

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Anacortes, WA [?], Anderson Publishing, Inc: 1998

Edition: First Da Capo Printing

Seller ID: 31664

ISBN: 0945989210

Condition: As New


History of the 1,1000-mile Inside Passage from Washington State through British Columbia to Alaska. 124 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm. An 'as new' copy - bright, clean and unmarked. Unpacked weight, 253g. Eligible for inexpensive Canada Post Lettermail rates within Canada, and to the USA and some other Countries. View more info

This was seafaring; a sea chest of salty Memories

By: ANDREWS, Ralph W.: KIRWIN, Harry A.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Seattle, Superior Publishing: 1955

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by One Author

Seller ID: 039935

Condition: Fine


Number 192 of a Limited, Autographed Edition of 3000. Signed by Ralph Andrews on the limitation page. OCLC Number: 1634042. 168 p. illus. 28 cm. Very bright, clean and unmarked copy. Tight, square binding, no wear to boards. Similar, uinclipped dustjacket, in brodart. Weight, 900g. View more info

Rumrunners : The Smugglers from St. Pierre and Miquelon and the Burin Peninsula from Prohibition to Present Day

By: ANDRIEUX, J. P.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Saint John's, NF, Canada, Flanker Press Limited: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 045957

ISBN: 1897317484

Condition: Near Fine


A history of the smuggling trade between the French Island colonies of St. Pierre & Miquelon and the United States, the Bahamas and Newfoundland. viii, 229 p. : ill., ports. ; 23 cm. Bright, clean copy, unmarked. Tight, square binding, no spine creases. Near new. Weight, 400g. View more info