Whipple, A. B. C. (Addison Beecher Colvin) 1918-
Most widely held works by A. B. C Whipple
The Mediterranean by A. B. C Whipple ( Book )
9 editions published between 1979 and 2004 in English and Chinese and held by 2,157 libraries worldwide
Italy prepares for war; England defends Gibraltar; Germany attacks Malta; and the U. S. invades North Africa.
Fighting sail by A. B. C Whipple ( Book )
15 editions published between 1978 and 2004 in 5 languages and held by 1,663 libraries worldwide
Profusely illustrated text discusses the English navy in the late eighteenth century and describes its ships, men, and battles with France and Spain.
Storm by A. B. C Whipple ( Book )
9 editions published between 1982 and 1993 in 3 languages and held by 1,521 libraries worldwide
Includes bibliography and index.
The clipper ships by A. B. C Whipple ( Book )
17 editions published between 1980 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 1,511 libraries worldwide
Profusely illustrated text discusses the clipper ships that dominated the world's sailing routes in the last half of the nineteenth century.
Restless oceans by A. B. C Whipple ( Book )
13 editions published between 1983 and 1993 in 4 languages and held by 1,358 libraries worldwide
Examines the workings of planet earth from the geological wondes of its continents to the marvels of its atmosphere and ocean depths.
The whalers by A. B. C Whipple ( Book )
12 editions published between 1979 and 1996 in 5 languages and held by 1,298 libraries worldwide
The racing yachts by A. B. C Whipple ( Book )
18 editions published between 1980 and 1996 in 4 languages and held by 1,050 libraries worldwide
Discusses the development of yacht racing from its early beginnings in 1661 to the present day.
To the shores of Tripoli : the birth of the U.S. Navy and Marines by A. B. C Whipple ( Book )
8 editions published between 1991 and 2009 in English and held by 934 libraries worldwide
For centuries, four nations along the northern rim of Africa then known as the Barbary Coast had been terrorizing merchant shippers, capturing and looting their vessels and imprisoning their crews for ransom. With a vital lifeline of the infant United States threatened by the Barbary pirates, President Thomas Jefferson faced one of the first major challenges to U.S. foreign policy: He could continue trading arms for hostages with the Barbary Coast rulers or he could meet force with force.
The fatal gift of beauty; the final years of Byron and Shelley by A. B. C Whipple ( Book )
6 editions published in 1964 in English and held by 831 libraries worldwide
Yankee whalers in the South Seas by A. B. C Whipple ( Book )
15 editions published between 1954 and 1988 in 3 languages and held by 602 libraries worldwide
Famous pirates of the New World by A. B. C Whipple ( Book )
5 editions published in 1958 in English and held by 597 libraries worldwide
Being neither buccaneers nor privateers, pirates were plain outlaws of the seas. This is a story of those men and a few women who lived when law and order did not rule the sea but they did.
The Challenge by A. B. C Whipple ( Book )
5 editions published between 1987 and 1989 in English and held by 503 libraries worldwide
Hero of Trafalgar; the story of Lord Nelson by A. B. C Whipple ( Book )
3 editions published in 1963 in English and held by 411 libraries worldwide
Critters : adventures in wildest suburbia by A. B. C Whipple ( Book )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 371 libraries worldwide
Vintage Nantucket by A. B. C Whipple ( Book )
3 editions published between 1978 and 1989 in English and held by 362 libraries worldwide
Pirate: rascals of the Spanish Main by A. B. C Whipple ( Book )
3 editions published between 1957 and 1961 in English and held by 353 libraries worldwide
Account of the more picturesque pirates who plagued shipping along the American coast and in the West Indies in the 17th and 18th centuries.
Tall ships and great captains : a narrative of famous sailing ships through the ages and the courageous men who sailed, fought, or raced them across the seas by A. B. C Whipple ( Book )
5 editions published between 1960 and 1961 in English and held by 348 libraries worldwide
The mysterious voyage of Captain Kidd by A. B. C Whipple ( Book )
1 edition published in 1970 in English and held by 227 libraries worldwide
This biography of the seventeenth-century New York merchant concentrates on the last six years of his life and the mission which led to his conviction and execution.
Storms by Addison Beecher Colvin Whipple ( Book )
2 editions published in 1983 in French and English and held by 47 libraries worldwide
To the shores of Tripoli [the birth of the U.S. Navy and Marines by A. B. C Whipple ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 29 libraries worldwide
Admirals Adventure and adventurers America's Cup Audiobooks Biography Byron, George Gordon Byron,--Baron,--1788-1824 Challenge (Clipper) Clipper ships Great Britain Great Britain.--Royal Navy History Juvenile works Kidd, William,--d. 1701 Last years Marine pollution Massachusetts--Nantucket Island Maury, Matthew Fontaine,--1806-1873 Mediterranean Region Mediterranean Sea Meteorology Military campaigns Military leadership Mutiny Naval history Naval history Nelson, Horatio Nelson,--Viscount,--1758-1805 New England Ocean currents Oceania Ocean waves Pirates Poets, English Sailing Sailing ships Seafaring life Shelley, Percy Bysshe,--1792-1822 South America--Spanish Main Storms Travel Tripolitan War (United States : 1801-1805) United States United States.--Marine Corps United States.--Navy Urban animals Voyages and travels Voyages to the Pacific coast Weather Whaling World War (1939-1945) Yacht racing
Whipple, Addison Beecher Colvin
Whipple, Addison Beecher Colvin, 1918-
Multiple languages (1)