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  • Round Manhattan’s Rim
    Helen Worden
    Helen Worden wrote The Real New York and established herself as an authority plenipotentiary and chronicler extraordinary of the quaint and unusual. She does not bother with the show places that everybody knows. She strikes out for the unfamiliar, the unique, in Bagdad-on-the-Hudson.She wasn’t born in New York, but she might as well have been, so young when she first came to Ma...
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    20,11 €

  • JOURNEY TO THE JONES ACT
    Charlie Papavizas
    The 'Jones Act' is the most newsworthy U.S. maritime policy law.Most of the attention is focused on the preservation of U.S. domestic maritime trade. Some is focused on the law as a means for mariners to recover for injuries.But this attention is too narrow. The 'Jones Act' was originally understood to mean the whole of the 1920 Merchant Marine Act, which deals with far more th...
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    21,91 €

  • A Bridge To Peradeniya
    Anand Krishnaswamy
    Blurb of  A Bridge to PeradeniyaA dog that wins everyone’s affection by barking and laughing madly through her ailment. A stud bull that conveys the melancholy in his soul through his eyes. A kiosk owner whose sunny personality bounces off the tree stump where he leaves food for the neighbourhood strays. A chic lady with a rescued street dog and a penchant for profanity.These a...
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    19,72 €

  • Terranova. La Odisea Ballenera
    Sabino Laucirica
    Cuando tuve en mis manos el testamento de Domingo de Luça, aquel que se escribió en la cubierta de la nao María del Juncal por la mano experta del escribano Juan de Blancafor, en el verano del año 1563 y leí las palabras del moribundo que mi cuerpo sea sepultado en este puerto de Plazencia a un lugar donde los que mueren se suelen enterrar comprendí que el camino emprendido era...
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    25,00 €

  • A Brief History of the Titanic - Fascinating Historical Facts of Titanic’s Tragic Tale
    Scott Matthews
    Eager to uncover the truths behind the Titanic’s legendary voyage? Fascinated by the tales of luxury and disaster aboard the iconic liner? Ready to dive into the depths of this century-old story?A Brief History of the Titanic brings to life the captivating narrative of the world’s most famous ship. This book isn’t just about a tragedy; it’s about the people, the dreams, and the...
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    30,62 €

  • A Brief History of the Titanic - Fascinating Historical Facts of Titanic’s Tragic Tale
    Scott Matthews
    Eager to uncover the truths behind the Titanic’s legendary voyage? Fascinated by the tales of luxury and disaster aboard the iconic liner? Ready to dive into the depths of this century-old story?A Brief History of the Titanic brings to life the captivating narrative of the world’s most famous ship. This book isn’t just about a tragedy; it’s about the people, the dreams, and the...
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    12,24 €

  • The Streckfus Riverboat Dynasty
    Arthur L. Smith
    In 1880 John Streckfus began a commercial packet business serving the Rock Island community that evolved to become the largest excursion riverboat operation serving the Mississippi from St. Paul to New Orleans and the Ohio from Pittsburg to St. Louis. Streckfus built the sternwheeler J.S., the first purposed sightseeing and music/dance riverboat in 1900. When the J.S. suffered ...
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    68,36 €

  • The Luckiest Thirteen
    Brian W Lavery / Brian W. Lavery
    A relentless nautical drama that would define, or end, men’s lives.The English port city of Hull was home to ‘three day millionaires’ - trawlermen on brief shore leave. They were spilling cash from record catches. With months out working fierce seas, who knew if the next trip would be their last?The St Finbarr was set to change all that.She was built as the perfect trawler, no ...
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    16,15 €

  • Andrés de Urdaneta en su tornaviaje
    Carlos Pérez Ariza
    La primera globalización de la Tierra vino de manode un ordiziarra de Guipuzkoa: Andrés de Urdaneta.El número de guipuzcoanos, navarros y vizcaínosen la aventura española de ultramar es más quepredominante. No se podría entender el auge marítimode la Monarquía Hispana, durante más de tres siglos, sinla aportación de los habitantes de estas tierras. En aquelcontexto se usaban co...
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    19,76 €

  • Military Strategy for Writers
    Stephen Kenneth Stein
    Sun Tzu said, 'Tactics without strategy is the noise before defeat.' Your characters deserve your best strategic thinking. Are you ready to learn the secrets known by Sun Tzu, Alexander the Great, Napoleon, Mao, Clauswitz, and other famed strategists? War: A source of enduring fascination to readers and the crucible that reveals character. Quality strategic thinking transforms ...
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    16,18 €

  • Titanic Coloring Book
    Ali Ihsan Saydan
    Step aboard the magnificent marvel that was the RMS Titanic and embark on a marvelous coloring journey like no other. This Titanic Coloring Book invites you to relive the grandiosity and splendor of the world’s most iconic ship and promises to satisfy your Titanic Buff cravings! ����Let your imagination set sail as you bring to life the structural brilliance of this engineering...
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    10,15 €

  • The Rise and Demise of the Largest Sailing Ships
    Allan B Wood
    Immerse yourself in the height of the 'Golden Age of Sail' in the early 1900s, when America’s insatiable appetite for coal and building materials encouraged shipbuilders to design and construct the world’s largest sailing ships. Ten original giant six-masted schooners and the only seven-masted vessel, the Thomas W. Lawson, were built between 1900-1909, all measuring over the le...
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    36,35 €

  • The Rise and Demise of the Largest Sailing Ships
    Allan B Wood
    Immerse yourself in the height of the 'Golden Age of Sail' in the early 1900s, when America’s insatiable appetite for coal and building materials encouraged shipbuilders to design and construct the world’s largest sailing ships. Ten original giant six-masted schooners and the only seven-masted vessel, the Thomas W. Lawson, were built between 1900-1909, all measuring over the le...
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    23,81 €

  • Die 99 übelsten Piraten aller Zeiten
    Vincent Gildemar
    Francis Drake, Henry Morgan, Jean Bar, Peter Hain, Pierre Lemoine d’Iberville, Paul Jones, Thomas Cavendish, Oliver van Noort, William Dampier, Woods Rogers, Edward England, Bartholomew Roberts, Estash, Earl of Cumberland, Chevalier de Fontaine, George Anson. Dieses erste Buch der umfassenden Reihe 'Piratenwissenschaften' stellt dem Leser die 99 berühmtesten Piraten, Korsaren u...
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    26,68 €

  • Seaward
    Harold Bradley
    Harold Bradley learned early in life, through family lore, that one of his great-great granduncles was an Irish sea captain. Sadly, the family lore was scanty. All it offered was a name, William Kelly, and two intriguing, albumin photographic prints-one of a large man squeezed into an ornate Victorian armchair; another of the same man, just head and shoulders, his penetrating g...
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    12,81 €

  • Moon Over Port Royal
    Horace B Alexander
    In the mid-seventeenth century, John Bolt, a dark-skinned Jamaican freedman is implicated in the death of a prominent European on the island. Bolt flees to the hills where he survives and returns to Port Royal as Kwaku, an itinerant small farmer peddling his ground provisions from door to door, including the residence of English clergyman Emanuel Heath. Kwaku cultivates a relat...
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    13,49 €

  • Destiny’s Voyage
    Robert 'Bob' Love
    History tells the story in print and film of the greatest sea disaster of a dynamic luxury liner, the RMS Titanic, but history has omitted this story of the other greatest loss of the RMS Titanic’s ancestor of the White Star Line. the SS Atlantic. Although the passenger compliment was less the percentage of loss was greater than the Titanic and equally horrific. You will take a...
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    18,32 €

  • The History of Old Winchelsea
    David EP Dennis
    The medieval town of Old Winchelsea was destroyed by a great storm in 1287. Remarkably, it lasted for several hundred years on a shingle bank in the middle of Rye Bay in Sussex, England. This book describes the formation of the town, its incredible history of seaborne heroism, privateering and piracy, and its final destruction along with Dunwich in Suffolk, Old Romney, and Broo...
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    22,55 €

  • Soviet Attack Submarines
    Mark H. Glissmeyer
    Following the unimpressive performance of the Soviet Navy during World War Two, Soviet leadership realized that a stronger navy would be an important factor in their drive to gain recognition for their world power status. In less than a decade, the Soviet Union would develop a large naval force and would operate the largest submarine fleet in the world. By Stalin’s death in...
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    18,83 €

  • Imperial steam
    Jonathan Stafford
    Imperial steam explores the early history of a steamship route which was at the heart of the functioning of the British Empire. More so than the practical changes wrought by steam, the book argues that the modernity associated with the steamship provided a powerful imaginative frame of reference for narrating Britain’s place in its imperial world. ...
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    29,28 €

  • The Great Sea-Serpent
    Anthonie C. Oudemans
    In this groundbreaking work Anthonie Cornelis Oudemans, explores the mysterious and elusive creature known as the great sea-serpent. Originally published in 1892, this book remains one of the most comprehensive and well-researched studies of sea serpents to date. Oudemans became immensely fascinated by this often enormous creature, and spent three years of intensive research be...
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    35,53 €

  • An illustrated history of Watchet and Williton, 1600-1670
    Adrian J Webb / Phillip Ashford
    This illustrated history focuses on interactions between people, business, authority, landscape and buildings in an attempt to convey a sense of what life was really like for many people living in Watchet or Williton. So many records have been lost for so many parishes that writing a history such as this is usually impossible, but for St Decumans the situation is reversed. The ...
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    15,24 €

  • GUILTY MIND
    rodolfo VIGLIANO
    Guilty Mind è una raccolta di due racconti brevi accomunati dalla natura surreale originata dal libero sfogo della mente come in un incubo. Nel testo si leggono riferimenti alla mitologia classica, all’astronomia, alla marina velica e all’economia di mercato. Brain Trap racconta delle conseguenze drammatiche di un impossibile trapianto d’organi. Athalacta si muove tra mitologia...
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    14,33 €

  • Misadventures in Nature’s Paradise
    Andrew Viduka / Graeme Henderson / Robert de Hoop
    Misadventures in Nature’s Paradise explores the earliest history of Australia’s Indian Ocean territories of the Cocos (Keeling) Islands and Christmas Island. Seafarers from Africa, the Middle East and Asia developed trade routes across the northern Indian Ocean. The first Europeans venturing eastward relied on local pilots, some of whom had travelled southward, collecting natur...
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    39,00 €

  • Battle for Empire
    Tom Pocock
    The true story of the first major global conflict...The first world war was not that which began in 1914, but the so-called Seven Years War which, in 1756, brought into being global conflict.The new factor which dramatically altered the course of history was British sea power. With the support of the navy, a few thousand men dispossessed the French of their fledgling North Amer...
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    12,94 €

  • The Unsinkable Mary Patten
    Thomas T. Wiatt
    This is the true story of a pregnant teenager who assumed command of an American merchant sailing ship in 1856. She faced off a mutiny, braved gale-force winds and icebergs, and then navigated the ship to port. Her name was Mary Patten. ...
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    17,18 €

  • Those That Survive
    Graeme Broxam / Nicole L Mays
    Tasmanians hold a special empathy with the sea and, in particular, their vintage and veteran boats. This book profiles over 460 vintage or veteran recreational vessels built prior to 1970 that are of significance to Australia’s small island state across a wide range of types, sizes and locations and in various stages of condition. Categories include steam yachts, yachts, motor ...
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    81,76 €

  • Narrative in the Icelandic Family Saga
    Heather O’Donoghue
    Representative of a unique literary genre and composed in the 13th and 14th centuries, the Icelandic Family Sagas rank among some of the world’s greatest literature. Here, Heather O’Donoghue skilfully examines the notions of time and the singular textual voice of the Sagas, offering a fresh perspective on the foundational texts of Old Norse and medieval Icelandic heritage.With ...
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    51,15 €

  • Today’s The Day! The Mel Fisher Story
    Wendy Tucker
    Mel Fisher spent over 8,000 days searching to find the $400 million treasure of gold, silver, and rare artifacts from the richest Spanish shipwreck ever recovered, the Nuestra Senora de Atocha, but it cost him the life of his son, daughter-in-law, and another diver in the quest. Finding the treasure was only the beginning of the battle he endured with the state of Florida and t...
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    20,28 €

  • The Collingwoods
    S P Collingwood-Jones
    A brief glimpse into the lives and history of some of the Collingwood family going back over 1000 years, finding connections to The Battle of Trafalgar, the Battle of Bunker Hill Boston, the Jacobites, the Battle of Naseby, the Border Reivers, royalty and ending up with a Viking! ...
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    17,27 €


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