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Sea-Fishing Industry of England and Wales  : A Popular Account of the Sea Fisheries and Fishing Boats of those Countries.  ex-lib., AFLALO, F.G
1 AFLALO, F.G Sea-Fishing Industry of England and Wales : A Popular Account of the Sea Fisheries and Fishing Boats of those Countries. ex-lib.
Edward Stanford, London, 1904, 
AFLALO, F.G. The Sea-Fishing Industry of England and Wales : A Popular Account of the Sea Fisheries and Fishing Boats of those Countries. London : Edward Stanford, 1904. Pp 386, 1 folding map. 8vo, green cloth, gilt to front and spine. The first comprehensive popular study of the subject of the steam trawler era. "It attempts no more than to set before the people of England and Wales something of the historical development and present grandeur ofthe fishing industry." -from the Preface. Chapter headings include: "Life in the Sea"; "Production"; "Distribution"; "Legislation"; "Scientific Investigation"; "The Fishery Ports: The Tweed to the Thames"; "The Fishery Ports: The Thames to Plymouth"; "The Fishery Ports: Cornwall and the West Coast"; "The Future". Illustrated with several dozen photographs. Ex-library (dueslip, bookplate, spine label, inkstamps), rear inner hinge starting, very slightly rubbed with nick to head of spine, very slightly cocked, else vg. 85.00

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2 AL NAIB, S.K., (ed.) Dockland : An Illustrated Historical Survey of Life and Work in East London. Fourth Printing
North East London Polytechnic, London, 1989, ISBN:0901987808 
AL NAIB, S.K., (ed.). Dockland : An Illustrated Historical Survey of Life and Work in East London. "Published by North East London Polytechnic in conjunction with the Greater London Council", (March 1989). Fourth Printing. Pp(6),7-304. Illustrated. Maps. Double Column. 4to, illustrated blue and bla ck card covers. "London's Docks have flourished as a commercial enterprise for nearly two centuries. This highly illustrated volume, which brings together the experiences of lightermen and industrial archaeologists, dockers and civil engineers, paints a vivid portrait of life and work in Dockland from the nineteenth century until the present day." - from the rear cover. "With 295 photographs and many line illustrations and maps." Contents : "Red'' sails in the sunset? (Foreword by George Nicholson); Foreword to the first edition (by Ashley Barker); Editor's preface (by SK Al Naib / RJM Carr); Note on the Second Edition (by SK Al Naib); Dockland: origins and earlier history (by Professor Theo Barker); Warehouses in dockland (by Malcolm Tucker); Lost Buildings in dockland (by Paul Cahocoressi); The work of the dock engineer (by Ivan Greeves); A dockland community - the Isle of Dogs (by EveHostettler); Dock labour history (by Lord Howie); A museum in docklands (b y Chris Elmers); Museum ships and harbours in the United Kingdom (by Sir Patrick Bayly); Cargo handling (by George Adams); Royal docklands of Woolwichand Deptford (by Philip MacDougall); The development of the ship (by Alan Pearsall); Ship building and related industries on the Isle of Dogs (by EveHostettler); Dockland transport (by Alan Pearsall); Reminiscences of a ste vedore (by George Adams); Hydraulic power (by Tim Smith); Some personal reflections on London's lighterage industry (by John Jupp); Postscript (by RJMCarr); Bibliographical notes. ADDITIONAL SHIPPING CHARGES WILL RE REQUIRED FOR ORDERS OUTSIDE CANADA DUE TO ITS WEIGHT. Very good. 25.00

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3 ALBION, Robert Greenhalgh Seaports South of Sahara : The Achievements of an American Steamship Service. US in dj
Appleton-Century-Crofts, New York, 1959, 
ALBION, Robert Greenhalgh. Seaports South of Sahara : The Achievements of an American Steamship Service. With the Collaboration of Jennie B. Pope.[With a foreword by VIce Admiral Edward L. Cochrane]. New York: Appleton-Century-Crofts, (1959). Pp. (4),v-xii,1-316, frontis.+ 8 leaves of plates. Illustrated. Map endpapers. 8vo, blue cloth. "This is the story of American maritime relations with South, East, and West Africa, where the unexpected has suddenly become the order of the day. It is there that the trade of the United States has increased at a faster rate during the past four decades than anywhere else in the world. In this book, intertwined with the broad aspects of African trade and national shipping policy, is the specific achievement of the Farrell shipping service in helping link them together. [...] Having visited the coasts of Africa all the way from Cape Town to Zanzibar and from the Canaries and the Guinea Coast to the Congo, [Albion] gives a colorful picture of all sorts of ports of call and exotic cargoes in the amazingcontrasts of Africa today. There is much about the ships, of course, and l ong sea run down the South Atlantic and into the gales ofthe Indian Ocean; but also about the actual workings of a steamship line -- a mystery to mostof us. We hear of the captains and crews, the stevedores and longshoremen, the agents and overseas representatives, and the New York headquarters all the way up to the two Farrell brothers." - from the dj. Very good in nicke d, price-clipped dust jacket. 35.00

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4 ALBION, Robert Greenhalgh Square-Riggers on Schedule: The New York Sailing Packets to England, France, and the Cotton Ports. 1st no dj.
Princeton University Press, Princeton , 1938, 
ALBION, Robert Greenhalgh. Square-Riggers on Schedule : The New York Sailing Packets to England, France, and the Cotton Ports. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1938. Pp (6),vii-xii,(2),[1]-371, frontispiece + 12 pp plates. 8vo, black cloth. Albion's classic "systematic history" of the Americansailing packet lines on the North Atlantic and coastwise to the cotton por ts, scrupulously detailed and with splendidly informative appendixes. Chapters : 1. Background for the Black Ball; 2. The Atlantic Shuttle; 3. Enslaving the Cotton Ports; 4. Tough Ships; 5. Counting House Control; 6. Tough Men; 7. "Thirty-Six Days from Liverpool"; 8. Misadventures; 9. "Thirty Guineas, Wines Included"; 10. Canvas Versus Steam. Appendices : 1. Growth of New York Packet Service; 2. Individual Packet Records, 1818-1858; 3. IndividualPacket Records - Later Ships; 4. Individual Packets, Further Details, New Tonnage, Draft, etc ; 5. Ex-Packets in Whaling Service; 6. Major and Minor Packet Lines; 7. Packet Freight Rates, 1836; 8. Packet Cargoes - New York to Liverpool, 1818-1819, 1835; 9. Coastal Packet Cargoes - Northbound, 1835;10. Packet Ownership - Proportional Shares; 11. Length of Packet Passages to New York - General Averages; 12. Westbound Ocean Passages - Length Distribution; 13. Westbound Ocean Passages - Length Distribution, Individual Ships; 14. Black Ball Passages, 1818-1827; Eastbound and Monthly Averages; 15.Northbound Coastal Passages - Length Distribution; 16. Northbound Coastal Passages - Monthly Averages; 17. Packet Builders and Places of Building; 18. Packe Crew Listst; 19. Packet Crew Casualties; 20. Packet Captains - Biographical Notes. With bibliography and index. With bibliography and index. Very nice clean, tight copy. 200.00

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5 ALDERTON, Patrick M. Sea Transport : Operation and Economics. 3rd pbk.
Thomas Reed Publications Limited, London and Sunderland, 1984, ISBN:0900335939 
ALDERTON, Patrick M. Sea Transport : Operation and Economics. London and Sunderland : Thomas Reed Publications Limited, (1984). Third Edition. Pp. (6),[1]-276,(6). Illustrated in black and white. Index. 8vo, illustrated blue card covers with black lettering to spine. Contents : 1. The Ship. 2. Typesof Ships. 3. Trends in Ship Type, Size and Speed. 4. Propulsion. 5. The Cr ew. 6. Navigation or Moving the Ship Economically from A-B. 7. Freight Rates and Demand; 8. World Tonnage, Its Growth and Development. 9. Operating Ships; 10. The Costs in Sea Transport Operation; 11. Chartering. 12. Cargoes.13. Ports. 14. Documentation. 15. Safety. Vg. 14.00

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6 ALLEN, Everett S. Martha's Vineyard : An Elegy. 1st in dj.
Little, Brown and Company, Boston, 1982, ISBN:0316032573 
ALLEN, Everett S. Martha's Vineyard : An Elegy . Boston: Little, Brown and Company, (1982). First Printing. Pp. [i]-viii,(2),[1]-308,(2). Illustrated.8vo, green cloth spine with tan paper covered boards, gilt decoration to f ront and gilt lettering to spine. A survey of the social life and customs, as well as the nautical heritage, of the island of Martha's Vineyard, off the Massachusetts coast. Minor spotting to top edge, else vg in short hinge-split dj. 20.00

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7 ALLEN, Philip (ed.) Atlantic Crossing Guide. 1st US in dj
Norton, New York, 1983, ISBN:0393032833 
ALLEN, Philip (ed.). The Atlantic Crossing Guide. RCC Pilotage Foundation. New York : -W.W. Norton, (1983). First US Printing. Pp [i]-xvii,(1),[1]-270. Illustrated. Maps. Lg 8vo, glossy boards. Toy 2729. A few references to Newfoundland, Labrador Current, and St.John's in Index. See especially Port Information on St.John's (pp.247-251). Name, else vg in dj. 40.00

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8 ANDERSON, J.W. Brown's Ship Accounts and Captain's Letter Writer, also, How to Calculate Exchange at Foreign Ports, with other useful information for young masters
James Brown and Son, Glasgow, 1912, 
ANDERSON, J.W. Brown's Ship Accounts and Captain's Letter Writer, also, Howto Calculate Exchange at Foreign Ports, with other useful information for young masters . Glasgow: James Brown & Son, "The Nautical Press", 1912. Pp.(2),[i]-ii,[1]-117,(3), + 1 folding leaf. 8vo, green cloth with white deco ration and lettering to front, blank spine. Boards rubbed, edgeworn and soiled, dampstaining to upper right corner, inner hinges cracked, else g. 10.00

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9 ANDERSON, Robert T. and Barbara Gallatin ANDERSON ANDERSON, Barbara Gallatin American Ethnological Society) Vanishing Village : A Danish Maritime Community. First Edition in dustjacket.
University of Washington Press, Seattle, 1964, 
ANDERSON, Robert T. and Barbara Gallatin ANDERSON. The Vanishing Village : A Danish Maritime Community. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 1964.Pp. (6),vii-xii,(2),3-148 + 2 p. of plates. 8vo, red cloth. An American Et hnological Society book. An anthropological examination of the transformation of the Danish fishing port of Dragor, starting at the end of the nineteenth century, froma small maritime community into an urban annex of Copenhagen, and the changes to the lives and cultures of the people living in Dragor as a result of this profound change. Contents: 1. Region and Nation: Amager Island; 2. The Communty: Dragor; 3. Dragor as a Man's World; 4. A Woman's Work; 5. The Young; 6. And the Old; 7. Making a Living; 8. The High Points in Life; 9. The Social Structure; 10. Sexual Behavior in Perspective; 11.Change and Conflict. With bibliography and index. Very good in edge-sunned , unclipped dustjacket. 15.00

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10 ANDERSON, Virginia B. Marine Historical Association. STACKPOLE, Edouard A., foreword Maritime Mystic
Marine Historical Association, Mystic, Conn., 1962, 
ANDERSON, Virginia B. Maritime Mystic. Mystic, Conn.: Marine Historical Association, 1962. Pp (6),vii-viii,1-88 + 8 pages of illustrations. 8vo, printed pale green card covers, blank spine. Marine Historical Association No. 39. A history of Mystic, Connecticut from the seventeenth century to the endof the nineteenth. Foreword by Edouard A. Stackpole. Chapters : 1. The Mys tic River Area; 2. Political Development of the Area; 3. Industries and Trade Ashore; 4. The Sea-borne Economy; 5. End of an Era. With appendices, notes, bibliography, and an extensive index. Spine faded, slightly rubbed, else very good. Due to its small size, shipping costs should be cheaper than quoted. 25.00

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11 ANGUS, James T. Respectable Ditch : A History of the Trent-Severn Waterway 1833-1920. First Edition in dustjacket.
McGill-Queen's, Montreal and kingston, 1988, ISBN:0773505970 
ANGUS, James T. A Respectable Ditch : A History of the Trent-Severn Waterway 1833-1920. Kingston / Montreal : McGill-Queen's University Press, (1988).First Printing. Pp. (5),[vi]-xiv,(2),3-455,(3), including plates. Illustra ted in black and white. 8vo, decorated brown cloth with black lettering to spine. "In some respects the history of the Trent-Severn Waterway resemblesthe history of Canada. One parallels the other. The same political and eco nomic tensions that have constantly beset the country can be identified in the canal's story: defence against American invasion, free trade versus tariff protection, private enterprise or government intervention, the problem of moving vast quantities of grain from the central plains to deep-water ports, freight rates, energy production and who should control it, and the obsessive preoccupation with federal and provincial responsibilities. What follows is a record of how these national questions affected the development of a waterway that the country could ill afford and only a handful of people wanted. Consequently, this is not a story about transportation or engineering. It is a book about politics -- the politics of dreamers." - from the dustjacket. Contents: I: The Colonial Years, 1833-41: 1. James Bethune's Waterway; 2. The Bobcaygeon Lock; 3. The Question of Routes; 4. Improvements on the Inland Waters; 5. Improvements on the River Trent; 6. Stoppage of the Works. II: The Union Years, 1841-67: 7. Hamilton Killaly and the Board ofWorks; 8. The Timber Slides; 9. The Lumbermen's Committee; 10. The Union L ocks. III: The Macdonald Years, 1867-96: 11. The Ontario Locks; 12. A Crucial Debate; 13. A Barge Canal; 14. Buckhorn, Burleigh, and Fenelon Falls; 15. Tom S. Rubidge; 16. The Trent Valley Canal Commission. IV: The Laurier Years, 1986-1911: 17. The Conversion of Wilfrid Laurier; 18. The Peterborough-Lakefield Division; 19. The Hydraulic Lift Lock; 20. The Simcoe-Balsam Lake Division; 21. R.B. Rogers; 22. Mulock's Madness; 23. Hydroelectric Power and the Port Hope Canal; 24. The Ontario-Rice Lake Division; 25. Kerry and Culverwell. V: The Borden Years, 1911-20: 26. The Western Outlet; 27. The Port Severn Lock; 28. The Marine Railways; 29. The Couchiching Lock. With bibliography and index. Very good in crisp dustjacket. 25.00

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12 Antwerp]. ASAERT, Gustaaf. DEVOS, Greta. SUYKENS, Fernand. Naties in the Port of Antwerp : Six Centuries of Activity in City and Port.First Edition in dustjacket.
Lannoo, Tielt, 1993, ISBN:9020922521 
[Antwerp]. ASAERT, Gustaaf, Greta DEVOS, and Fernand SUYKENS. The "Naties" in the Port of Antwerp : Six Centuries of Activity in City and Port. [Foreword by Fernand Huts]. (Tielt): Lannoo, (1993). First English-language printing. Published simultaneously in Dutch under the title "De Antwerpse Naties". Pp. (6),7-328. Illustrated, occasionally in colour. Double column. Square 4to, navy blue cloth with gilt lettering to front board and spine. "The Port of Antwerp is very much alive. In good and in bad times, even in times of economic recession, the port continues to be a hive of activity. The engines that drive this intensive port industry are the 'Naties'. These age-old corporations have survived all the political, social and economic turbulence that history has brought their way. Their inborn flexibilty has always enabled them to adapt to the most radical changes. Their vitality and dynamism have never reached such heights as in today's difficult climate. They have cut steadfastly through the turbulence of the economic recession and, despite teh general decline of the European ports, they continue to invest, with a firm belief in the future. No one who drives through the port can fail to remark their ubiquitousness on all the quays, in all the distributionzones, and at all the terminals." - from the foreword. Contents: Part I: A ntwerp's 'Nations' Before the French Revolution: 1. An Historical View of the 'Nations'; 2. The Way of Life of the Old 'Nations'; 3. A Procession of Nations. Part II: The Antwerp 'Nations' during the Period 1815-1940: 1. In Search of a New Identity (1815-1850); 2. Self-Assured Development (1850-1914); 3. A Brief Interlude (1914-1918); 4. The Resilience of an Old System (1918-1940). Part III: The Antwerp 'Nations', 1940-1993: 1. The Metamorphosis of the 'Nation' Company; 2. New Developments in the 'Nation' Company. With bibliography. Light spotting to top-edge, else very good in dustjacket. Dueto the weight of this book, extra shipping charges may be necessary to cov er postage on international orders. 100.00

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13 Arctic Arctic Marine Commerce : Marine Transportation, Ports and Related Communities.
Arctic Institute of North America, Washington, D.C, 1965, 
(Arctic). Arctic Marine Commerce : Marine Transportation, Ports and RelatedCommunities. Washington, D.C.: Arctic Institute of North America, n.d. [19 60s]. Pp (8) unpaginated. Large 8vo, blue and white stapled card covers. A study proposal to “identify the scope of commerce in the north; requirements for marine transport services, port facilities and associated community services...” - from the Introduction. Very good. 10.00

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14 ARMITAGE, Doreen Burrard Inlet : A History. First Edition in dustjacket.
Harbour Publishing, Madeira Park, B.C., 2001, ISBN:1550172727 
ARMITAGE, Doreen. Burrard Inlet : A History. (Madeira Park, B.C.) : HarbourPublishing, (2001). First Edition. Pp (8),9-324,(4). Illustrated throughou t with over 135 b&w photos. Also maps and other illustrations. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. "This book is both a carefully researched history and an entertaining account of the full range of vigorous human activity that helped shape a busy, beautiful waterway and one of the world's magnificent cities." -from the dj. Chapters : 1. Early Exploration:1791-1792; 2. The First Commercial Enterprises:1850-1870; 3. The Foundations for Maturity:1870-1890; 4. Growth and Development:1890-1910; 5. A World Port:1910-1935; 6. The War and Beyond:1935-1960; 7. Expansion, Reclamation and Protection:1960-2001; 8. The Port of Vancover. With notes, bibliography and index. Very good in dustjacket. 25.00

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15 ARMOUR, Charles A. and Thomas LACKEY LACKEY, Thomas Sailing Ships of the Maritimes: An Illustrated History of Shipping and Shipbuilding in the Maritime Provinces of Canada 1750-1925. 1st in dj
McGraw-Hill Ryerson, 1975, ISBN:007077756x 
ARMOUR, Charles A. and Thomas LACKEY. Sailing Ships of the Maritimes : An Illustrated History of Shipping and Shipbuilding in the Maritime Provinces of Canada 1750-1925. Toronto: McGraw-Hill Ryerson, (1975). First Printing. Pp. (5),6-224, including 16 colour plates. Illustrated. Double column. Oblong large 8vo, blue cloth. Vaison, p.5. Charles Arthur Armour (March 5, 1934,Taylor Village, New Brunswick - d. December 4, 2010, Halifax) long-time Da lhousie University archivist, historian and researcher of marine history. "In the heyday of sailing ships, vessels built in the numerous coastal villages of Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island were sailed by hardy Maritimers to all the important trading ports of the world. The Maritime Provinces were one of the world's leading shipbuilding areas. By the endof the nineteenth century, over 26,000 vessels had been built. Not all wer e for local owners; in the peak years of the 1860s, the Maritimes supplied nearly one-quarter of British shipping. "This pictorial history offers a lively and authoratative account of the development of Maritime sailing ships, from the privateers of the eighteenth century to the magnificent clipper ships of the nineteenth century and the swift schoohners of the early twentieth century. It covers not only the ships themselves, but the men who built, owned and sailed them. Paintings, photographs, logbooks, plans and otherillustrations have been chosen to represent some of the important vessels, builders and shipbuilding centres, as well as to convey the romance, hards hips, humour and tragedy of life on board a sailing ship." - from the dj. Perhaps the best single general work on the history of merchant sail in NovaScotia, and certainly among the most attractively-designed. The text proce eds chronologically from the first stirrings of the trade in the eighteenthcentury to its final demise in the 1920s; brief essays (on the characteris tics of a period or trade, on the contribution of a particular town or family, on the distinctions of a particular vessel, or on the nature of a certain occupation) are printed en face with a rich selection of contemporary images, particularly of ship portraits. With a brief explanation of ships' rigs, a bibliography, and an index. Chapters: 1. The Eighteenth Century; 2. Prizes and Privateers; 3. Trade and Timber, 1820-1845; 4. The Golden Age, 1846-1867; 5. Decline, 1868-1900; 6. Revival, 1900-1925. Some of the ships: The Rover (brig, 1800); the Dart (sloop, 1813); the Tantivy (brig, 1827); the Jessie (brig, 1827); the James (brig, 1826); the Albion (ship, 1834); theSt. George (ship, 1836); the William Carson (barque, 1846); the Ferozepore (ship, 1846, built by Joseph Cunard, brother of Samuel); the Boadicea (shi p, 1847); the Marco Polo (ship, 1851); the Alma (barque, 1854); the Oliver Lang (ship, 1853); the S.T. Lilley (ship, 1856); the Samuel P. Mussen (barquentine, 1856); the Beau Monde (ship, 1857); the Maggie Hammond (barque, 1863); the Maria Scammell (barque, 1864); the M. Wood (barque, 1866); the John Mann (ship, 1867); the Kelso (schooner, 1867); the Robert Godfrey (barque, 1868); the Adriatic (barque, 1870); the Abram Young (barque, 1870); the Lennie (ship, 1871, mutiny in 1875); the Talisman (barque, 1872); the Royal Harrie (barquentine, 1872); the William Owen (barque, 1874); the William D.Lawrence (ship, 1874); the Queen of the Fleet (barque, 1876); the Colchest er (ship, 1875); the Plymouth (barque, 1879); the Kate F. Troop (barque, 1881); the E.J. Spicer (ship, 1880); the Habitant (ship, 1885); the County ofYarmouth (ship, 1884); the Annie E. Wright (ship, 1885); the Skoda (barque ntine, 1893); the Atrato (schooner, 1897); the A.V. Conrad (schooner, 1908); the Dornfontein (schooner, 1918); the Bluenose (schooner, 1921); and the I'm Alone (schooner, 1923, rumrunner). Name, else vg in dj (surface tears to front panel) dj. 70.00

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16 ARMSTRONG, John M. and Peter C. RYNER Coastal Waters : A Management Analysis
Ann Arbor Science Publishers, Ann Arbor, Mich. , 1978, ISBN:0250402386 
ARMSTRONG, John M. and Peter C. RYNER. Coastal Waters : A Management Analysis. Ann Arbor, Mich. : Ann Arbor Science Publishers, Inc., (1978). First Edition. Pp (2),iii-v,(5),3-240. 8vo, green & white cloth. Papadakis and Glassner, International Law of the Sea and Marine Affairs: A Bibliography : Supplement to the 1980 edition 167. Contents : Part 1 : Introduction. 1. Introduction. Part 2 : Authority to Manage Coastal Waters. 2. State Authority toManage Coastal Waters. 3. Federal Laws and Agencies Related to Coastal Wat ers. Part 3 : Coastal Water Uses and Actiivities. Inroduction. 4. Ocean Dumping. 5. Fisheries Management. 6. National Defense . 7. Deepwater Ports. 8.Tanker Safety. 9. Liquefied Natural Gas. 10. OCS Oil and Gas Development. Part 4 : Management Concepts. 11. Comprehensive Coastal Water Management. 12. State Management Approaches. Name, binding somewhat askew, else very good. 35.00

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17 ASHMEAD-BARTLETT, Ellis Port Arthur : The Siege and Capitulation. First Edition
William Bllackwood and Sons, Edinburgh and London, 1906, 
ASHMEAD-BARTLETT, Ellis. Port Arthur : The Siege and Capitulation. Edinburgh and London : William Bllackwood and Sons, MCMVI [1906]. First Edition. Pp(6),[v]-xiv,[1]-511,(1), frontispiece (with tissue guard) + 23 plates + 2 folding maps + 2 large folding maps at rear. Index. 8vo, red cloth, gilt lettering to front board and spine. The Siege of Port Arthur (August 1, 1904 – January 2, 1905), the deep-water port and Russian naval base at the tip of the Liaodong Peninsula in Manchuria, was the longest and most violent land battle of the Russo-Japanese War. "It has been my endeavour in the following pages to describe the Siege of Port Arthur. I joined the Third Army at the commencement of August 1904, just before the first assault, remained attached to General Nogi's headquarters until January 17, 1905, and entered the fortress with the victorious Japanese. An account written by an eye-witness who has not had access to official documents can harldy be considered complete or final. Whether these will ever be given to the world is a matterof great doubt, because the story of Port Arthur is such a tragedy to Japa nese arms from beginning to end that the Headquarters Staff are not likely -- at least, until the present generation has passed away -- to admit the faulty tactics which an official history of the Siege would disclose" - fromthe Preface. Contents : 1. The cause of the war. 2. Dalny. 3. The battle o f Nanshan. 4. Advance of the Japanese. 5. Description of the defences. 6. Capture of Taikosan and Shyokosan. 7. The strategical situation on land and sea. 8. Capture of Banrhusan works. 9. The great night attack. 10. Japanesecamp life. 11. Resumption of active operations. 12. Artillery and telephon es. 13. Men and manners. 14. Capture of Hachimachayama. 15. The assault of October 30th. 16. Sapping and mining. 17. Hospitals and transport. 18. Lifeat the front. 19. The eve of great events. 20. The assault of November 26t h. 21. The assault and capture of 203 Metre Hill. 22. Destruction of the Russian warships (pp.333-346, the sinking of the Poltava, the Retvizan, the Bayan, the Pallada, the Pobeida, the Perezviet, and eventually the Sebastopol, with a b&w photo "the Russian cruiser Pallada struck by a 28-centimetre shell as she lay at anchor in the harbour"). 23. The fall of North Keikwansan and Nirusan. 24. The final operations. 25. Surrender and celebration. 26. Closing scenes. 27. The fallen fortress. 28. Stoessel and surrender. Conclusion. Rebacked (with new front flyleaf), spine darkened, cloth smudged, insect nibbling to front board, corners bumped, foxing and soiling to some leaves, bookplate of Frederick Edwin Smith the First Earl of Birkenhead (1872 -1930), else a good copy. As is. 325.0

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18 Associated British Ports Ports '88 : Guide to the Ports and Shipping Services of Associated British Ports
Charter International Publications, in association with Associated British Ports, Kings Lynn, Norfolk, 1988, 
Associated British Ports. Ports '88 : Guide to the Ports and Shipping Services of Associated British Ports . Kings Lynn, Norfolk: Charter International Publications, in association with Associated British Ports, 1988. Pp. 1-156. Illustrated. Double column. Large 8vo, illustrated blue card covers. Includes sections on Humber ports, Southampton, South Wales ports, other smaller prots (Ayr, Troon, Barrow, Silloth, Fleetwood, Garston, King's Lynn, Lowestoft and Plymouth), and liner services. Vg. 15.00

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19 Atlantic Development Board Deep Water Harbour Study. Economic Opportunity Series.
Prepared for Atlantic Development Board by Metra Consulting Group Limited, Ottawa / London, UK, 1969, 
(Atlantic Development Board). Deep Water Harbour Study. Economic Opportunity Series. London, UK : Prepared for Atlantic Development Board by Metra Consulting Group Limited, 1969. Pp (6),i-vi,[1]-192. Tables. Figures. Maps. 4to, black comb-bound, white printed card covers. “This study was undertaken to examine the industrial and commercial potential that might be developed with a deep-water port or ports in the Atlantic Provinces.” (from page [1]). Contents : 1. Definition of Study. 2. Introduction. 3. The Background to the Use of Large Ships. 4. Cost Models. 5. The Petroleum Industry. 6. The Iron and Steel Industry. 7. Aluminum Industries. 8. Fertilizers from Phosphate Rock. 9. Sugar Refining. 10. Bulk Exports Through Atlantic Ports. 11. Canadian Land Bridge Container Services. 12. Transatlantic Container Services. Name inkstamp, lightly browned, else very good. 65.00

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20 Atlantic Provinces Transportation Commission Annual Transportation Review 1996.
Atlantic Provinces Transportation Commission, Moncton, N.B., 1997, 
(Atlantic Provinces Transportation Commission). Annual Transportation Review 1996. Moncton, N.B.: Atlantic Provinces Transportation Commission, n.d. [1997]. Pp (2),i-iii,1-38,(2). 8vo, white stapled card covers. Contents : Regional Overview (Rail, Air, Highway, Marine, Ferry); Canadian Coast Guard Marine Services Fee; Port Privatization; National Airports Policy; Ferry Service Privatization; Canada Marine Act – Bill C-44; Canada Transportation Act; Nova Scotia Rail Rate Case; Motor Vehicle Weights and Dimensions; Canadian Uniform Bill of Lading Proposals; Infrastructure; National Highway Program; Task Force Report on Port of Halifax; New Mandate. Business card stapled to front cover, else very good. 10.00

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