Nautical History and Literature
The Perfect Storm
A True Story of Men Against the Sea
Hardcover ISBN: 039304016x
Presents a vivid account of a history-making storm that hit the New England coast in October 1991 and the lives it changed, weaving together the history of the fishing industry, the science of storms, and personal accounts
The Anatomy of Nelson's Ships
Hardcover ISBN: 0870210777
This complete reference includes many photographs previously unavailable to the general public, nearly 200 line drawings, foldout inboard and outboard profiles, deck plans, and standing and running rigging plans.
Under the Black Flag
The Romance and the Reality of Life Among the Pirates
1st Edition Hardcover ISBN: 0679425608
An authoritative, revisionist history of the golden age of piracy draws on original archive material and records to provide a realistic study of pirates and their lives that refutes many of the colorful myths about the era. 35,000 first printing. Tour.
Or, the True and Incredible Adventures of the Spice Trader Who Changed the Course of History
Hardcover ISBN: 0374219362
Chronicles the exploits of Nathaniel Courthope and his band of seafaring adventurers in the Spice Islands of the early seventeenth century, where they faced down the Dutch navy--and sundry profiteers--on behalf of the budding British Empire.