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    Over the Mountains of the Sea: Life on the Migrant Ships 1870┐1885 by David Hastings    Freshwater Heritage: A History of Sail on the Great Lakes, 1670-1918 by Don Bamford    Seven Seas, Nine Lives: The Valour of Captain A.W.F. Sutton, CBE, DSC and Bar, RN by Richard Pike    From T-2 to Supertanker by Andrew G. Spyrou    White Ensign Flying: Corvette HMCS Trentonian by Roger Litwiller    Ships of Discovery and Exploration by Lincoln P. Paine    Titanic Lessons for IT Projects by Mark Kozak-Holland    The Story of the Titanic As Told by Its Survivors by Jack Winocour    The Arts of the Sailor: Knotting, Splicing and Ropework by Hervey Garrett Smith    On Board the Titanic: The Complete Story with Eyewitness Accounts by Logan Marshall    Sinking of the Titanic: Eyewitness Accounts by Jay Henry Mowbray    The Art of Rigging by George Biddlecombe    The Pirates Own Book: Authentic Narratives of the Most Celebrated Sea Robbers by Marine Research Society    The Young Sea Officer's Sheet Anchor: Or a Key to the Leading of Rigging and to Practical Seamanship by Darcy Lever    Picture History of the Queen Mary and Queen Elizabeth by William H. Miller Jr.    The Cruise of the Snark by Jack London    Picture History of the SS United States by William H. Miller Jr.    The Rigging of Ships: in the Days of the Spritsail Topmast, 1600-1720 by R. C. Anderson    The Buccaneers of America by Alexander O. Exquemelin    The History of Piracy by Philip Gosse    Under the Black Flag: Exploits of the Most Notorious Pirates by Don C. Seitz    Donald McKay and His Famous Sailing Ships by Richard C. McKay    Mahan on Naval Warfare by Alfred Thayer Mahan    Learning to Race by H. A. Calahan    100 Historic Ships in Full Color by John Batchelor    Classic Sailing-Ship Models in Photographs by R. Morton Nance    Infamous Pirates: Their Lives and Bloody Exploits by Ezra Strong    Jolly Roger by Patrick Pringle    The Voyage Alone in the Yawl Rob Roy by John MacGregor    The Kedge Anchor or, Young Sailors' Assistant by William Brady    Sailing Boats from Around the World: The Classic 1906 Treatise by Henry Coleman Folkard    The Tryal of Capt. William Kidd: for Murther & Piracy by Don C. Seitz    Sailing, Seamanship and Yacht Construction by Uffa Fox    Pirates of New Spain, 1575-1742 by Peter Gerhard    Spars and Rigging: From Nautical Routine, 1849 by John M'Leod Murphy & W. N. Jeffers    A Short History of the Sailing Ship by Romola Anderson & R. C. Anderson    Learning to Sail by H. A. Calahan    The Ship Model Builder's Assistant by Charles G. Davis    The Built-Up Ship Model by Charles G. Davis    How to Build Wooden Boats: With 16 Small-Boat Designs by Edwin Monk    The Book of Old Ships: From Egyptian Galleys to Clipper Ships by Henry B. Culver    The World's Lighthouses: From Ancient Times to 1820 by D. Alan Stevenson    The Seaman's Friend: A Treatise on Practical Seamanship by Richard Henry Dana    Picture History of the French Line by William H. Miller Jr.    Steamboats on the Western Rivers: An Economic and Technological History by Louis C. Hunter    Picture History of American Passenger Ships by William H. Miller Jr.    How to Build Egyptian Boat Models: Patterns and Instructions for Three Royal Vessels by Jack Sintich    History of the Buccaneers of America by James Burney    Whale Ships and Whaling: A Pictorial History by George Francis Dow    The Fabulous Interiors of the Great Ocean Liners in Historic Photographs by William H. Miller Jr.
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Over the Mountains of the Sea: Life on the Migrant Ships 1870┐1885 by David Hastings
Over the Mountains of the Sea: Life on the Migrant Ships 1870┐1885

Drawing upon more than 80 personal diaries and journals of those on board, this resource explores the rich experience and the trials and tribulations of hopeful Anglo-Celtic pilgrims headed to Australia and New Zealand aboard migrant ships in the late
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Freshwater Heritage: A History of Sail on the Great Lakes, 1670-1918 by Don Bamford
Freshwater Heritage: A History of Sail on the Great Lakes, 1670-1918

Beginning with the first sailboat on the lakes through the naval battles of the War of 1812 to the demise of commercial sail, Don Bamford combines his lifelong passion for sailing with his love of history to create this richly illustrated history of sail
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Seven Seas, Nine Lives: The Valour of Captain A.W.F. Sutton, CBE, DSC and Bar, RN by Richard Pike
Seven Seas, Nine Lives: The Valour of Captain A.W.F. Sutton, CBE, DSC and Bar, RN

Captain Alan William Frank Sutton's enthralling biography starts when, as a young midshipman he was in command of a small rowing cutter returning a potentially mutinous crew to the battle-cruiser HMS Repulse in which he served. Amazingly it ends in the
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From T-2 to Supertanker by Andrew G. Spyrou
From T-2 to Supertanker

From T-2 to Supertanker provides a unique insight into the oil tanker industry's efforts to produce safe and efficient vessels.

Dr. Andrew G. Spyrou believes that marine transportation is the key to effective global shipping, part of which is carrying

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White Ensign Flying: Corvette HMCS Trentonian by Roger Litwiller
White Ensign Flying: Corvette HMCS Trentonian

This book tells the story of one of Canada's warship Corvettes that served during the Second World War and brought its crew home every time. It was the last Canadian ship to be attacked by the U.S. Navy, and it was eventually sunk, along with most of
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Roger Litwiller 20 Feb 2014 $34.00

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Ships of Discovery and Exploration by Lincoln P. Paine
Ships of Discovery and Exploration

Lincoln P. Paine's SHIPS OF THE WORLD: AN HISTORICAL HISTORICAL ENCYCLOPEDIA was honored as one of the best reference books of the year by the New York Public Library, and Library Journal described it as "clearly the most fascinating book of the year."
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Titanic Lessons for IT Projects by Mark Kozak-Holland
Titanic Lessons for IT Projects

Building upon the popularity of the first book in the Lessons from History series, this book presents lessons for IT project managers harvested from the project that designed, built, and launched the H.M.S. Titanic. Full of practical advice, this book
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The Story of the Titanic As Told by Its Survivors by Jack Winocour
The Story of the Titanic As Told by Its Survivors

Panic, despair, shocking inefficiency, and a dash of heroism. Two lengthy narratives by passengers who had a thorough knowledge of the sea and by members of the ship's crew. 26 illustrations.
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The Arts of the Sailor: Knotting, Splicing and Ropework by Hervey Garrett Smith
The Arts of the Sailor: Knotting, Splicing and Ropework

The perfect shipboard reference, this volume is packed with useful "hands-on" information: sailor's tools, basic knots, and useful hitches; handsewing and canvas work; dozens of other topics. Over 100 illustrations.
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On Board the Titanic: The Complete Story with Eyewitness Accounts by Logan Marshall
On Board the Titanic: The Complete Story with Eyewitness Accounts

Based on the survivors' own stories, this dramatic history stands as the most authoritative account, ranging from the Titanic's construction to the tragic aftermath of its sinking. 43 illustrations.
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Logan Marshall 5 Feb 2014 $10.95

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Sinking of the Titanic: Eyewitness Accounts by Jay Henry Mowbray
Sinking of the Titanic: Eyewitness Accounts

Spellbinding reports by survivors, rescuers, others of boarding the lifeboats, parting with loved ones, watching the ship sink, and drifting until rescue. Remarkable 1912 "memorial edition," published shortly after the tragedy. Rare photographs.
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Jay Henry Mowbray 5 Feb 2014 $8.95

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The Art of Rigging by George Biddlecombe
The Art of Rigging

The best manual ever produced on rigging the sailing ship — indispensable for serious model builders. Terms and phrases, onshore operations, rigging brigs, yachts, small vessels, much more. Introduction. 17 plates.
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George Biddlecombe 4 Feb 2014 $10.95

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The Pirates Own Book: Authentic Narratives of the Most Celebrated Sea Robbers by Marine Research Society
The Pirates Own Book: Authentic Narratives of the Most Celebrated Sea Robbers

Rare volume recounts lives and cold-blooded exploits of Black Beard, Jean Lafitte, Robert Kidd, Anne Bonney, and other maritime marauders. 77 atmospheric wood engravings.
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Marine Research Society 4 Feb 2014 $15.95

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The Young Sea Officer's Sheet Anchor: Or a Key to the Leading of Rigging and to Practical Seamanship by Darcy Lever
The Young Sea Officer's Sheet Anchor: Or a Key to the Leading of Rigging and to Practical Seamanship

First published in 1808, this now-rare volume offers clear definitions and copious illustrations of the principles of rigging, tacking, use of a compass, splicing ropes, making sails, much more.
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Darcy Lever 4 Feb 2014 $19.95

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Picture History of the Queen Mary and Queen Elizabeth by William H. Miller Jr.
Picture History of the Queen Mary and Queen Elizabeth

Authoritative, profusely illustrated volume describes the ships' debuts, amenities, rivalry, and contributions during WWII. Also covered: their grand royal successors: Queen Elizabeth 2 and Queen Mary 2. 189 photographs.
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William H. Miller Jr. 4 Feb 2014 $16.95

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The Cruise of the Snark by Jack London
The Cruise of the Snark

Captivating tale of true adventures recounts, with wry good humor, the hardships of a two-year voyage aboard a diminutive and leaky craft. Enhanced with 119 original photographs.
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Picture History of the SS United States by William H. Miller Jr.
Picture History of the SS United States

159 rare photos depict stages in ship's construction and its christening, intimate views of modern lounges, staterooms, dining rooms, promenade and pool, theaters, ballroom, and play decks. Captions. 159 black-and-white photos.
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The Rigging of Ships: in the Days of the Spritsail Topmast, 1600-1720 by R. C. Anderson
The Rigging of Ships: in the Days of the Spritsail Topmast, 1600-1720

Describes and depicts in detail how 17th-century English, French, Dutch, and other European trading ships and warships were rigged. Over 350 fine line drawings, 25 halftones.
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The Buccaneers of America by Alexander O. Exquemelin
The Buccaneers of America

Fascinating chronicle of the bands of plundering sea rovers who roamed the Caribbean and coastlines of Central America in the 17th century. Includes exploits of the infamous Henry Morgan and his burning of Panama City.
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Alexander O. Exquemelin 3 Feb 2014 $11.95

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The History of Piracy by Philip Gosse
The History of Piracy

Much imitated but never surpassed, this chronicle ranges from ancient to modern times to explore the rise of piracy. A dramatic narrative and colorful characters complement its impeccable scholarship. 21 black-and-white illustrations.
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