The Arts of the Sailor

Author: Hervey Garrett Smith
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 9780486132686
Release Date: 2012-08-08
Genre: Transportation

The perfect shipboard reference, this volume is packed with useful "hands-on" information: sailor's tools, basic knots, and useful hitches; handsewing and canvas work; dozens of other topics. Over 100 illustrations.

Ships and Seamen of the American Revolution

Author: Jack Coggins
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 0486420728
Release Date: 2002-01-01
Genre: History

This carefully researched account of a lesser-known but vital aspect of the American war for independence chronicles exciting ship-to-ship battles, Benedict Arnold's efforts to build a fleet in Lake Champlain, the harassment of British ships by privateers, David Bushnell's "sub-marine" vessel and floating mines, uniforms, and much more. More than 150 black-and-white illustrations.

Sinking of the Titanic

Author: Jay Henry Mowbray
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 0486402983
Release Date: 1998
Genre: Transportation

Spellbinding reports by survivors, rescuers, others of boarding the lifeboats, parting with loved ones, watching the ship sink, and drifting until rescue. Remarkable 1912 "memorial edition," published shortly after the tragedy. Rare photographs.

Picture History of the Cunard Line 1840 1990

Author: Frank Osborn Braynard
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 9780486265506
Release Date: 1991
Genre: Transportation

Photographs, prints, and text portray Cunard ships, inside and out, from the earliest steamships, through the great liners of the earlier twentieth century, to modern cruise ships

The Great Luxury Liners 1927 1954

Author: William H. Miller
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 0486240568
Release Date: 1981
Genre: Transportation

186 photos of Ile de France, Normandie, Leviathan, Queen Elizabeth, United States, many others. Interior and exterior views.

Jolly Roger

Author: Patrick Pringle
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 9780486147598
Release Date: 2012-07-12
Genre: Transportation

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.

Selected Short Stories Dual Language

Author: Honoré de Balzac
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 9780486119625
Release Date: 2014-05-05
Genre: Foreign Language Study

DIV6 short-story masterpieces by great French novelist include "An Episode During the Terror," "A Passion in the Desert," "The Revolutionary Conscript," 3 more. Excellent new English translations on facing pages. /div

An Introduction to the Philosophy of Science

Author: Rudolf Carnap
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 9780486140865
Release Date: 2012-07-11
Genre: Science

Stimulating, thought-provoking text by one of the 20th century's most creative philosophers makes accessible such topics as probability, measurement and quantitative language, causality and determinism, theoretical laws and concepts, more.


Author: Tom Clancy
ISBN: 3453197089
Release Date: 2001