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Image for The Bounty: The True Story Of The Mutiny On The Bounty

The Bounty: The True Story Of The Mutiny On The Bounty

By: Alexander, Caroline

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Viking: 2003

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 29685

ISBN: 067003133x

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


More than two centuries have passed since Master's Mate Fletcher Christian mutinied against Lieutenant Bligh on a small, armed transport vessel called Bounty. Why the details of this obscure adventure at the end of the world remain vivid and enthralling is as intriguing as the truth behind the legend. Minor crinkle to upper edge of DJ. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 491 pages; 29685 View more info

The Discovery Of The Bismarck

By: Ballard, Robert D. & Rick Archbold

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Warner Books Inc: 1990

Edition: 1st US Edition

Seller ID: 24059

ISBN: 0446513865

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


4to 11" - 13" tall; 231 pages; 24059 View more info

Image for The Discovery Of The Bismarck Germany's Greatest Battleship Surrenders Her Secrets

The Discovery Of The Bismarck Germany's Greatest Battleship Surrenders Her Secrets

By: Ballard, Robert D. & Rick Archbold

Price: $25.50

Publisher: Warner Books Inc: 1990

Edition: 1st US Edition

Seller ID: 28781

ISBN: 0446513865

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Using a new system of underwater exploration technology, the author and his team have located the Bismarck off the Atlantic coast of France. In a first person account of his work, the author recounts the history of the German warship. B/w and color illustrations of the wreck by Ken Marschall ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 231 pages; 28781 View more info

Image for The Discovery Of The Bismarck Germany's Greatest Battleship Surrenders Her Secrets

The Discovery Of The Bismarck Germany's Greatest Battleship Surrenders Her Secrets

By: Ballard, Robert D. & Rick Archbold

Price: $14.01

Publisher: Warner Books Inc: 1990

Edition: 1st US Edition

Seller ID: 28509

ISBN: 0446513865

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Using a new system of underwater exploration technology, the author and his team have located the Bismarck off the Atlantic coast of France. In a first person account of his work, the author recounts the history of the German warship. The author's previous books include "Exploring the Titanic". Minor edgewear to DJ. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 231 pages; 28509 View more info

Exploring The Lusitania Probing the Mysteries of the Sinking That Changed History

By: Ballard, Robert D. & Spencer Dunmore

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Warner Books Inc: 1995

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 24058

ISBN: 0446518514

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


The author of the best-selling "The Discovery of the Titanic" explores the controversies surrounding the sinking of the cruise ship in 1915, in a large-format gift book featuring more than three hundred photographs and illustrations. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 227 pages; 24058 View more info

Image for The Discovery Of The Titanic Exploring the Greatest of all Lost Ships

The Discovery Of The Titanic Exploring the Greatest of all Lost Ships

By: Ballard, Robert D. , with Rick Archbold

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Warner/Madison Press: 1998

Edition: Revised and enlarged

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 31573

ISBN: 0446513857

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Author's signature on half-title page. The photos are spectacular. I looked for Leonardo DiCaprio but never could find him...; Color and B/W photographs and drawings; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 238 pages; 31573; Signed by Author View more info

Image for Fire, Flash, And Fury The Greatest Explosions of History

Fire, Flash, And Fury The Greatest Explosions of History

By: Benson, Ragnar

Price: $11.00

Publisher: Boulder, CO, Paladin Press: 1990

Seller ID: 24614

ISBN: 0873645553

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Have you ever heard about a major catastrophe on the radio or the evening news and imagined being there to witness (and, of course, survive) the incident firsthand? ; B&W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 176 pages; 24614 View more info

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The Town That Died

By: Bird, Michael J.

Price: $9.50

Publisher: Mcgraw-Hill Ryerson: 1967

Seller ID: 23909

Condition: Near Fine


Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall; 192 pages; 23909 View more info

Image for It Happened Last Year! Earth Events - 1973 A Report on the Planet for 1973 from the Smithsonian Institution's Center for Short-Lived Phenomena

It Happened Last Year! Earth Events - 1973 A Report on the Planet for 1973 from the Smithsonian Institution's Center for Short-Lived Phenomena

By: Cornell, James (Ed. )

Price: $15.00

Publisher: MacMillan: 1974

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 31456

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


In its ongoing yearly report, the Smithsonian Center for short-lived phenomena alerts the world. It is science news that is fantastic, but true--impressive, fascinating, and sometimes chilling like: dutch duck plague kills 20,000 mallards in South Dakota; rare "pulsating" glacier in USSR surges forward periodically, then beats a quick retreat; over 13,000 earthquakes recorded in the Red Sea during a two-week period. The year of 2017 will be more interesting! ! ! ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 250 pages; 31456 View more info

Image for Harvest Of Rage Why Oklahoma City is Only the Beginning

Harvest Of Rage Why Oklahoma City is Only the Beginning

By: Dyer, Joel

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Westview Press: 1997

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 17481

ISBN: 0813332923

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Bookplate. Written before 9-11.; Small 4to - 9" to 11" tall; 292 pages; 17481 View more info

Image for The Warship Vasa Deep Diving and Marine Archaeology in Stockholm

The Warship Vasa Deep Diving and Marine Archaeology in Stockholm

By: Franzen, Anders

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Stockholm, Norstedt and Bonnier Publishers,: 1961

Edition: 2nd Revised Edition

Seller ID: 31776

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


This mightiest warship sailed on August, 1628, from the quay at the Royal Palace only to heel over and sink before even having left the harbour. Here is the story of the remarkable way in which she was re-awakened from her 333-year sleep. She was the oldest, fully identified ship in the world and she was salvaged in 1961. Fascinating pictures. Previous owner's name and receipt showing his purchase from a London Antiquarian bookseller laid in. DJ is edgeworn, chipped and torn. ; B&W Illustrations and pictures; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 83 pages; 31776 View more info

Train Wreck!

By: Griswold, Wesley S.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Brattleboro, VT, Stephen Greene: 1969

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 24794

ISBN: 082890099x

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Illustrated with comtemporary engravings and photographs. Previous owner's cataloging label neatly taped to spine. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 150 pages; 24794 View more info

Image for SOS, The World's Great Sea Disasters

SOS, The World's Great Sea Disasters

By: Jameson, Keith

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Derby, CT, Monarch Book Company: 1962

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 20101

Condition: Near Fine


Sea disasters included: Morro Castle; Volturno; Titanic; Atlantic; Andrea Doria; Vestris; Lusitania; Empress of Ireland. ; Mass Market PB; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 174 pages; 20101 View more info

Image for The Perfect Storm A True Story of Men Against the Sea

The Perfect Storm A True Story of Men Against the Sea

By: Junger, Sebastian

Price: $10.00

Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company: 1997

Edition: 1st Edition; 7th Printing

Seller ID: 17501

ISBN: 039304016x

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


A real-life thriller that leaves us with the taste of salt air on our tongues and a breathlrss sense of what it feels like to be caught, helpless, in the grip of a force of nature beyond our understanding or control. We know, on the strength of this stark and compelling journey into the dark heart of nature, what it feels like to drown. ; 8vo - 8" to 9" tall; 227 pages; 17501 View more info

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A Guide To Sunken Ships In American Waters

By: Lonsdale, LCDR Adrian L. , and H. R. Kaplan

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Arlington, VA, Compass Publications: 1964

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 24490

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


Over 1100 shipwrecks listed. Charts and maps. Previous owner's name and cataloging label neatly taped to spine of DJ. ; B&W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 189 pages; 24490 View more info

Image for Miracles And Mysteries: The Halifax Explosion December 6, 1917

Miracles And Mysteries: The Halifax Explosion December 6, 1917

By: Monnon, Mary Ann

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Hantsport, Nova Scotia, Lancelot Press: 1989

Edition: 8th Printing

Seller ID: 23908

ISBN: 0889990719

Condition: Near Fine


23 pictures. The Halifax Explosion occurred on Thursday, December 6, 1917, when the city of Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, was devastated by the detonation of the SS Mont-Blanc, a French cargo ship that was fully loaded with wartime explosives. The Mont-Blanc detonated after colliding with the Norwegian SS Imo in a part of Halifax Harbour called "The Narrows". About 2,000 people were killed by debris, fires, and collapsed buildings, and it is estimated that over 9,000 were injured. Until the Trinity test explosions of atomic bombs, it was the largest man-made explosion in recorded histo... View more info

Image for Darkest Hours A Narrative Encyclopedia of Worldwide Disasters from Ancient Times to the Present

Darkest Hours A Narrative Encyclopedia of Worldwide Disasters from Ancient Times to the Present

By: Nash, Jay Robert

Price: $63.00

Publisher: Chicago, Nelson-Hall Company: 1976

Seller ID: 20842

ISBN: 0882291408

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Oversize, heavy book may require additional postage. ; Small 4to - 9" to 11" tall; 812 pages; 20842 View more info

Image for Abandon Ship! The Saga Of The U.S.S. Indianopolis, The Navy's Greatest Sea Disaster

Abandon Ship! The Saga Of The U.S.S. Indianopolis, The Navy's Greatest Sea Disaster

By: Newcomb, Richard F. & Peter Maas

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Harpercollins: 2001

Edition: 2nd Edition; 3rd Printing

Seller ID: 26190

ISBN: 006018471x

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


This second edition (by Peter Maas) reveals facts previously unavailable to the original author Richard Newcomb, but uses Mr. Newcombs original book to tell us the story of the first book to describe, in vivid detail, the unspeakable ordeal the survivors of the "Indianapolis" endured, and the scrutinazation of the role of the U. S. Navy in the saga, as well as the forty-year crusade to restore Captain McVay's good name. A list of the survivors and an index also provided. Gently read condition. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 352 pages; 26190 View more info

Image for Ship Ablaze The Tragedy of the Steamboat General Slocum

Ship Ablaze The Tragedy of the Steamboat General Slocum

By: O'Donnell, Edward T.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Broadway Books: 2003

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 24133

ISBN: 0767909054

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


On a beautiful spring morning in June 1904, 1300 New Yorkers boarded the steamer for a pleasant daylong excursion, but in thirty minutes, disaster would strike and more than one thousand would perish...; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 332 pages; 24133 View more info

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Eyewitness to Disaster

By: Perkes, Dan

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Hammond: 1976

Seller ID: 31739

ISBN: 0843730005

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


35 major world disasters in depth; over 200 on-the-scene photographs; locational maps and diagrams; eyewitness accounts; comprehensive listing of 20th-century disasters/catastrophes. Edgeworn and chipped DJ. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 236 pages; 31739 View more info