- Keyword = "Sailing, boats, ships and the sea"
ASTRONOMICAL NAVIGATION TABLES: Latitudes 20 - 24, North and South, Volume E
Edition: First edition.
Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1941. Hardcover first edition - H.O. Publication no. 218. Reproduced by photo-lithographic process for emergency use from British Air Publication 1618. "RESTRICTED" is printed in bold letters on the cover and the title page. Laid in a sheet with instructions on how to use this volume. 232 pp.
Condition: Good overall in green cloth with gold lettering, a sturdy volume.Book ID: 69958More details Price: $18.00
ONLY FOUR ESCAPED: The Sinking of the Submarine Thetis.
Edition: First US printing.
New York: William Sloane Associates, 1959. dj. Hardcover first edition - The "hour-by-hour account of the bravery, bungling, helplessness and heroism of men trapped by the sea." On June 1, 1939, the Submarine Thetis sailed out of Liverpool Bay with 103 men on board for diving trials, but on the very first dive it failed to surface - the escape hatch jammed, and help was too slow in coming. Originally published in England under the title "The Admiralty Regrets." Illustrated with photographs, and maps and diagrams. Index. x, 219 pp.
Condition: Near fine in very good dust jacket (some toning to the pages and the dj)Book ID: 67658More details Price: $20.00