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Capsize!

By: Angel, Nicolas

Price: $15.00

Seller ID: 38327


New York: W. W. Norton & Company 1981, 1st printing. Translated from the French. The author tells the story of the desperate struggle as he and four shipmates try to survive the capsizing of their trimaran in the North Atlantic. Dust jacket, 8vo half-bound in red cloth and paper, preface by Alain Bombard, 8 pages of b&w photos, 176pp, contents as new, Fine/Fine. View more info

Five Against The Sea

By: Arias

Price: $20.00

Seller ID: 21315


New York: Penguin/NAL 1989, stated 1st. Five fishermen adrift for five months in 1988. Dust jacket, name on inside front endpaper o/w no marks, clean and tight, Very Good. View more info

Every Man for Himself

By: Bainbridge, Beryl

Price: $8.00

Seller ID: 37638


New York: Carroll and Graf Publishers [1996] 1998, 2nd printing thus. Award-winning novel with eerie atmospherics powerfully convincing. SOFT cover, 8vo, 224pp, no marks, near Fine. View more info

Sea Fights and Shipwrecks

By: Baldwin

Price: $15.00

Seller ID: 17342


Garden City NY: Hanover House 1955, 1st. True tales of the seven seas. No dust jacket, beige cloth with v. light soiling, contents clean and tight, Good+. View more info

Sea Fights and Shipwrecks

By: Baldwin

Price: $15.00

Seller ID: 26138


Garden City NY: Hanover House, 1955. Eighteen true tales of the seven seas, in war and peace, from 1816 to 1945. Dust jacket price clipped and slightly chipped along edges, 8vo in beige cloth, illustrated with maps, contents clean and tight, 315pp, Very Good. View more info

Sea Fights and Shipwrecks

By: Baldwin, Hanson W.

Price: $15.00

Seller ID: 45041


Garden City NY: Hanover House, 1955. Eighteen true tales of the seven seas, in war and peace, across a century and a half of nautical history from 1816 to 1945. Dust jacket chipped at corners, 8vo in beige cloth, illustrated with maps, 315pp, contents clean and tight with no marks, Very Good/Fair. View more info

Lost Ships of Guadalcanal, The

By: Ballard

Price: $40.00

Seller ID: 23956


New York: Warner Books / Madison Press 1993. Exploring the ghost fleet of the South Pacific with the discoverer of the Titanic. Dust jacket, navy linen, large 4to, color and b&w photos throughout, new, Fine. View more info

Exploring the Lusitania

By: Ballard

Price: $45.00

Seller ID: 26507


New York: Warner/Madison Press 1995, 1st edition. In August of 1993, the wreck of the Lusitania off the coast of Ireland is studied in detail, and described in words, photos, and paintings by Ken Marschall. Dust jacket, tall 4to in green cloth with gilt titles, index, 228pp, contents as new, Fine. View more info

Discovery of the Titanic, The

By: Ballard, Robert D.

Price: $20.00

Seller ID: 33611


New York: Warner/Madison 1987, 1st edition. Ballard's account of how he found the wreck and then dove 2 1/2 miles to the ocean floor to explore the most famous lost ship. Dust jacket somewhat wrinkled and pasted down, 4to in navy cloth with titles gilt-stamped on front board, full-color paintings by Ken Marschall, illustrated throughout, index, 230pp, perhaps pocket removed from rear endpaper but no ex-library markings, contents clean and tight, Good+. View more info

Discovery of the Titanic, The

By: Ballard, Robert D.

Price: $25.00

Seller ID: 34693


New York: Warner/Madison [1987] 1988, 1st edition, 2nd printing. Ballard's account of how he found the wreck and then dove 2 1/2 miles to the ocean floor to explore the most famous lost ship. Dust jacket fine, 4to in navy cloth with titles gilt-stamped on front board, full-color paintings by Ken Marschall, illustrated throughout, index, 230pp, small ink mark on top edges o/w no marks, contents as new, Fine. View more info

Discovery of the Titanic, The

By: Ballard, Robert D.

Price: $8.00

Seller ID: 38909


New York: Warner/Madison [1987] 1998 reprint edition. Ballard's account of how he found the wreck and then dove 2 1/2 miles to the ocean floor to explore the most famous lost ship. SOFT cover, 12mo, 54 pages of color photos and full-color paintings by Ken Marschall, index, 287pp, as new, Fine. View more info

Lost Wreck of the Isis, The

By: Ballard, Robert D.

Price: $6.00

Seller ID: 43518


Toronto: Madison Press Books 1990. Ballard and his team of archeologists find and explore the wreck of an ancient Roman ship. Dust jacket (the reverse of which is a poster), 4to in pictorial vinyl boards, pictorial endpapers, full colors illustrations throughout, glossary, 64pp, Very Good/Very Good. View more info

Wreck of the Memphis, The

By: Beach, Edward L.

Price: $20.00

Seller ID: 31318


New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston 1966, 1st printing. One of largest battle cruisers in the US Navy is overtaken by a great storm and a grotesque tragedy, that dooms the ship and her captain's career. No dust jacket, 8vo in green cloth with lower corners somewhat bumped, map endpapers, crew roster, index, 312pp, clean and tight with no marks, Good+. View more info

Wreck of the Memphis, The

By: Beach, Edward L.

Price: $25.00

Seller ID: 34338


New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston 1966, 1st printing. One of largest battle cruisers in the US Navy is overtaken by a great storm and a grotesque tragedy, that dooms the ship and her captain's career. Dust jacket chipped with 1-inch portion from front cover, 8vo in green cloth, map endpapers, crew roster, index, 312pp, clean and tight with no marks, Very Good. View more info

Wreck of the Memphis, The

By: Beach, Edward L.

Price: $15.00

Seller ID: 44204


New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston 1966, 1st printing. One of largest battle cruisers in the US Navy is overtaken by a great storm and a grotesque tragedy, that dooms the ship and her captain's career. Dust jacket chipped with small tear in front cover, 8vo in green cloth, map endpapers, crew roster, index, 312pp, owner's bookplate o/w no marks, clean and tight, Very Good/Good. View more info

In Peril on the Sea

By: Bell, Robert W.

Price: $10.00

Seller ID: 45036


Garden City NY: Doubleday & Co. 1984, stated 1st edition. Bell and co-author D. Bruce Lockerbee describe Bell's personal remembrance of his ordeal in 1942 when a U-boat torpedoes his freighter--leading to a 20-day ordeal on a raft at sea. Dust jacket somewhat rubbed, 8vo in blue cloth, 12 b&w photos, 284pp plus adverts, no marks, clean and tight, Very Good/Good. View more info

Down with the Old Canoe

By: Biel, Steven

Price: $10.00

Seller ID: 43657


New York: W. W. Norton and Company 1997, 1st printing. Biel presents a cultural history of the Titanic disaster, showing how the sinking of the great ship a century ago resonates through popular culture today. Dust jacket pasted down, 8vo half-bound in blue cloth and green paper, b&w illustrations, 300pp, clean with no marks, Very Good/Very Good. View more info

Strange Adventures of the Great Lakes

By: Boyer, Dwight

Price: $25.00

Seller ID: 12756


New York: Dodd, Mead & Company 1974. Well-documented tales of men battling the elements, including the Hunter Savidge, USS Michigan, Jupiter, and others. Dust jacket, blue cloth, clean and tight with no marks, near Fine. View more info

White Hurricane

By: Brown, David G.

Price: $10.00

Seller ID: 45420


Camden ME: International Marine 2002, 1st printing. Brown recounts a November gale on the Great Lakes and America's deadliest maritime disaster. Dust jacket, 8vo in blue cloth, 26 b&w photos and charts, two appendices, bibliography index, 250pp, as new, Fine/Fine. View more info

Titanic Disaster, The

By: Bryceson, Dave

Price: $35.00

Seller ID: 37545


New York: W. W. Norton and Company 1997, 1st US edition, 1st printing. An account of the tragedy as reported in the British national press from April to July, 1912, gives a rare insight into the excitement, speculation, and downright misinformation that gripped newspapers and the public worldwide. Dust jacket, 4to in black cloth, numerous reproductions of newspaper illustrations, index, 312pp, as new, Fine. View more info