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Never Off Pay: The Story of the Independent Tanker Union, 1937-1962

By: Collins, John J.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Fordham University Press: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 01541

Condition: Near Fine


Foreword by Vice Admiral Emory Scott Land, U.S.N. Ret. Trace of shelf wear. Previous owner's name in small ink on front free endpaper. Jacket has light smudging or soiling and is protected in an archival sleeve. 339 pages, with Index. View more info

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A Quayside Camera, 1845-1917

By: Greenhill, Basil

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Middletown, Connecticut, Wesleyan University Press: 1975

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 04796

ISBN: 0819540889

Condition: Fine


Jacket is price-clipped and shows some age toning, but in otherwise good shape. No tears or chips. Protected in a clear Mylar sleeve. This book presents a pictorial record of the changing patterns of coastal and harbor life in North America and England during the seventy-five year period before World War I. 112 pages with Index. Numerous historical photos. View more info

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Gekroonde Koopvaart: Reisresultaat Van Honderd Jaar Zeevaart Door De Koninklijke Nederlandsche Stoomboot-Maatschppij N.V.

By: Knap, Door Ger H.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Amsdterdam, J. H. De Bussy: 1956

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 06016

Condition: Fair


Significant stain along fore-edge of both covers and small amount of staining on the top edge and along the spine. 143 pages, illustrated with black & white photos and route maps. One-hundred year history of the Dutch shipping line, Koninklijke Nederlandsche Stoomboot-Maatschppij (KNSM). View more info

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Stability and Stowage: Written Exclusively for Masters and Officers of the Mercantile Marine and Master-Stevedores

By: Owen, H.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, A. Brown & Sons, Limited:

Seller ID: 06419

Condition: Fair


Edge-worn, hinges repaired. One fold-out table illustration torn. Tight binding. Revised edition of the author's previous book, Aids to Stability, to include the subject of Stowage. 136 pages, illustrated with tables. Includes a section of test questions at the back of the book. This volume belonged to Merchant Marine Frank P. Barber, whose name is gilt-stamped at the tail of the spine and written on the front pastedown along with the names of the ships he sailed on (S.S... View more info

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Committed to the Deep: Stories and Memoirs

By: Parsons, Robert

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Saint Johns, Newfoundland, Creative Book Publishing: 1999

Seller ID: 04174

ISBN: 1894294092

Condition: Fine


Thirty-nine stories of thrilling sea adventures. The author's seventh book in a series of sea stories View more info

Atlantic Schooners

By: Pullen, Rear-Admiral H.F.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New Brunswick, Canada, Brunswick Press: 1967

Seller ID: 05750

Condition: Very Good


Light edge wear, some spotting to rear cover. 63 pages with Bibliography. This book provides brief descriptions of the two-masted, fore-and-aft-rigged vessel, or schooner, as it developed on the Atlantic Coast of Canada. View more info