124 books (7 pages) in this category
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