Products in Maritime
|The Explorations of Captain James Cook in the Pacific |
by Capt. James Cook, Grenfell Price
Cook's three great voyages into the uncharted Pacific, told in his own words. Travel classic recounts exploration of the eastern coastline of Australia, mapping of New Zealand, discovery of Hawaiian Islands, much more.
|Full-Color Nautical Vignettes CD-ROM and Book |
Reproduced from rare 19th- and early-20th-century prints, these 323 exquisite color illustrations depict sailors, ships, rowboats, lighthouses, swimmers, fish, shells, and other nautical motifs.
|A General History of the Pyrates |
by Daniel Defoe
Considered the major source of information about piracy in the early 18th century, this fascinating history by the author of Robinson Crusoe profiles the deeds of Edward (Blackbeard) Teach, Captain Kidd, Anne Bonny, others.
|Handbook of Knotting and Splicing |
by Paul N. Hasluck
Clearly written and amply illustrated with 208 figures, this classic guide ranges from simple and useful knots to complex varieties. Additional topics include rope splicing, working cordage, hammock making, more.
|Historic Sailing Ships Coloring Book |
by Tre Tryckare Co.
Thirty-four historic sailing ships rendered for coloring. From Phoenician war galley to clipper Cutty Sark, full-page drawings. Captions.
|The History of Piracy |
by Philip Gosse
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.
|How to Build Wooden Boats: With 16 Small-Boat Designs |
by Edwin Monk
Clear concise manual for amateurs offers detailed illustrated instructions for building 16 basic wooden craft — rowboats, sailboats, outboards, runabouts, hydroplane, more. 15 halftones. 49 line illustrations.
|Infamous Pirates: Their Lives and Bloody Exploits |
by Ezra Strong
This book of true tales of high-seas outlaws dates from the early 19th century when pirates still ruled the Caribbean. Fast paced and action packed, it continues to captivate readers.
|Jolly Roger |
by Patrick Pringle
Fascinating study of 17th- and 18th-century piracy finds the lore about Henry Morgan, Captain Kidd, Blackbeard, Anne Bonney, and other marauders largely overblown. "Highly entertaining and well-documented." — The New York Times. 35 black-and-white illustrations.
|The Kedge Anchor; or, Young Sailors' Assistant |
by William Brady
Mid-19th-century bible of U.S. sailors; no-nonsense text gives instructions for knotting and rigging, blacking the guns, stationing the crew, dealing with dire emergencies, much more. 70 rare engravings, glossary, 100 pages of useful tables.
|Learning to Race |
by H. A. Calahan
Expert guide to winning yacht races. How to get the most speed out of the boat: aerodynamics, tactics, crew and equipment, strategy, more. Over 50 black-and-white illustrations.
|Learning to Sail |
by H. A. Calahan
One of the best guides ever written for the novice sailor. Expert coverage of boat selection, mooring, knots, bending and hoisting sail, much more. 111 black-and-white figures.
|Mahan on Naval Warfare |
by Alfred Thayer Mahan
Fascinating selections from the writings of great naval theorist. Fundamental principles of sea power, analysis of naval history, thoughts on policies and prospects for the future, much more. 8 black-and-white maps and diagrams. Index.
|Nautical Illustrations CD-ROM and Book |
These 126 black-and-white images depict lovely mermaids, seafood restaurants and waterfront dining, a shipboard party, fishermen, water-skiers, swimmers, sailboats, and other nautical motifs. Ideal for enhancing signs, menus, stationery, more.
|North American Lighthouses Coloring Book |
by John Batchelor
Forty drawings re-create many of the famous lighthouses of the United States and Canada, including those in Cape Hatteras, Montauk Point, Cape Canaveral, West Quoddy Head, Point Reyes, and other locations.
|Old Ship Figure-Heads and Sterns |
by L. G. Carr Laughton
A well-illustrated look at shipboard ornamentation through the ages — from charging ram heads on ancient Greek and Roman war-galleys to vintage Elizabethan galleons and Lord Nelson's Victory, built in 1765. Over 420 illustrations.
|Old Ship Figureheads Coloring Book |
by John Batchelor
Twenty-seven illustrations recapture the charm and historic fascination of antique ship figureheads — characters from mythology and historical personalities whose images graced all manner of ships, from commercial vessels to battleships.