117 books (6 pages) in this category
by JARRETT P
by Paul Dempsey
by Mike Thomas
by DON C. SEITZ
Riveting account traces careers of buccaneers of many nationalities across two centuries and around the globe - from the West Indies to the South Seas. True stories of such notorious brigands as Captain Kidd and Edward (Blackbeard) Teach, as ...
by David W. Anderson
by PATRICK MYLON
'Old reliable' White Star liner Olympic revealed as never before. RMS Olympic was created during a period of intense competition between the north Atlantic shipping lines. Sister ship to the ill- fated Titanic and the all-too-briefly successful
by JEFF VINTER
If you have ever wondered where you can explore Britain's lost railway network, then this book is for you! While many old railways have been sold to private owners, there is now a growing network of several thousand miles which one can explore,
by JOHN MACGREGOR
Riveting tale of a 1,500-mile voyage on a 21-foot sailboat in 1867, undertaken in response to a ""Boat Exhibition"" and regatta staged by Napoleon III to encourage the youth of France to explore the rivers and streams of their native land. This ...
by Robert Buck
by GEORGE FRANCIS DOW
This comprehensive pictorial survey of whale ships of all periods presents over 200 vintage engravings, drawings, and photographs of barks, brigs, cutters, and other vessels. Images of harpoons, lances, whaling guns, and many other artifacts, as
by Olivia Isil
by John Roberts
Taking a Step in the Right Direction
by Kevin Klinkenberg
<div>Save money, live better, walk more!</div> ...
by D. ALAN STEVENSON
In use since the dawn of recorded history for the guidance of ships at sea, lighthouses have long been a source of inspiration and fascination. Indeed, a lighthouse ranked among the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. Lighthouse lovers will ...
by CLIFFORD ASHLEY
One of the finest, most colourful and definitive studies of whaling ever published. Describes whaling trade, rigging, gear and handicrafts; construction and outfitting of ships, with fascinating details and anecdotes about whales and whaling ...
by DARCY LEVER
First published in 1808, The Young Sea Officer's Sheet Anchor became a standard guide throughout the 19th century in both England and the United States. Author Darcy Lever compiled the text for ""a young gentleman whose inclinations at that time
by GROSSMAN/ GANZ / RUSSELL
The definitive illustrated history of Zeppelin Hindenburg LZ129 Hindenburg was intended as the first of many German airships built for passenger, freight, and mail service between Europe and North and South America. Although most famous for her