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History of Barrington Township  and Vicinity., CROWELL, Edwin
141 CROWELL, Edwin History of Barrington Township and Vicinity.
1923, 
CROWELL, Edwin. A History of Barrington Township and Vicinity, Shelburne County, Nova Scotia 1604-1870, with a Biographical and Genealogical Appendix.Yarmouth : The Author, (1923). Pp (10),7-603,(11),frontis + 9 leaves of pl ates + fldg.map. 8vo, blue cloth. Morley p.98, Laugher p.127, Watters p.668, Rhodenizer p.565. Chapter 19 : Maritime Interests (pp.334-360). This has sections on fisheries, shipping, shipwrecks, Sable Island, and piracy. Photos of Captain Thomas Coffin, Captain Solomon Kendrick and the ship Hectanooga. Light wear to spine ends and corners, name, foxing to first few leaves,else vg. 125.00

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142 CROWELL, Edwin History of Barrington Township and Vicinity, Shelburne County, Nova Scotia 1604-1870, with a Biographical and Genealogical Appendix. First Edition.
The author, Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, 1923, 
CROWELL, Edwin. A History of Barrington Township and Vicinity, Shelburne County, Nova Scotia 1604-1870, with a Biographical and Genealogical Appendix.By Edwin Crowell, M.A., D.D. Yarmouth, Nova Scotia : [Published by the Aut hor], (August 1923). First Edition. Pp (10),7-603,(1),(5, index),(3) + frontispiece + 9 leaves of plates + folding map (opp. p.394)+ a slightly smaller tipped-in leaf (opposite first page of index), with index of illustrations, some corrections, the original "Price of History" [$5.00] and Crowell's address. 8vo, blue cloth. Morley p.98, Laugher p.127, Watters p.668, Rhodenizer p.565. Chapter 8. Crossing the Flood (pp.104-112). Principally on the sea voyage from Cape Cod and Nantucket to Nova Scotia including some EdmundDoane-related quotations. Chapter 19 : Maritime Interests (pp.334-360). Th is has sections on fisheries, shipping, shipwrecks, Sable Island, and piracy. Photos of Captain Thomas Coffin, Captain Solomon Kendrick and the ship Hectanooga. 1. The Old Inhabitants; 2. Leaves from Old Documents; 3. Province and Colony; 4. The Township Settlements; 5. The Township of Barrington; 6. Antecedents of Grantees, 1767; 7. Early Settlers and the Government; 8. Crossing the Flood; 9. Founders and Foundations ; 10. Growth and Organization; 11. The Township Grant; 12. The Period of the First Division; 13. Barrington and the American Revolution (pp.182-201); 14. Peace and Readjustment; 15. Military Affairsl (pp.227-240, including a three-page list of ShelburneCounty's war dead of World War I); 16. Religion (pp.241-282); 17. Legislat ion respecting the Township; 18. Social Service [education, &c]; 19. Maritime Interests; 20. Distribution of Population and Local Industry; 21. Boundaries, Topography, Geology, Forests and Climate; Appendix [including sections on the South Shore Railway, (pp.407-409; Traditions of Old Cape Sable (pp.409-418, including this fine line, "It would seem that Dante missed a great opportunity when he neglected to ascribe a specially fervent locality in his Inferno for the accommodation of souvenir thieves; though perhaps, after all, they would be included in his category of those 'sorry souls who lived without infamy and without renown, displeasing to God and to His enemies,' for whom he reserved his bitterest scorn.")]; Biography and Genealogy (pp 430-601). With Addenda and Index. Inner hinges cracked, soiling to boards, browning and fading to lettering on spine, nicks to hhead and foot of spine, a few pen marks, else good. As is. 65.00

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143 CROWELL, Edwin History of Barrington Township and Vicinity, Shelburne County, Nova Scotia 1604-1870, with a Biographical and Genealogical Appendix. signed by the author
Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, 1923, 
CROWELL, Edwin. A History of Barrington Township and Vicinity, Shelburne County, Nova Scotia 1604-1870, with a Biographical and Genealogical Appendix.By Edwin Crowell, M.A., D.D. Yarmouth, Nova Scotia : [Published by the Aut hor], (August 1923). First Edition. Pp (10),7-603,(1),(5, index),(3) + frontispiece + 9 leaves of plates + folding map (opp. p.394)+ a slightly smaller tipped-in leaf (opposite first page of index), with index of illustrations, some corrections, the original "Price of History" [$5.00] and Crowell's address. 8vo, blue cloth. Morley p.98, Laugher p.127, Watters p.668, Rhodenizer p.565. Of nautical interest : Chapter 8. Crossing the Flood (pp.104-112). Principally on the sea voyage from Cape Cod and Nantucket to Nova Scotia including some Edmund Doane-related quotations. Chapter 19 : Maritime Interests (pp.334-360). This has sections on fisheries, shipping, shipwrecks, Sable Island, and piracy. Photos of Captain Thomas Coffin, Captain Solomon Kendrick and the ship Hectanooga. General Contents : 1. The Old Inhabitants; 2. Leaves from Old Documents; 3. Province and Colony; 4. The Township Settlements; 5. The Township of Barrington; 6. Antecedents of Grantees, 1767; 7. Early Settlers and the Government; 8. Crossing the Flood; 9. Founders and Foundations ; 10. Growth and Organization; 11. The Township Grant; 12. The Period of the First Division; 13. Barrington and the American Revolution (pp.182-201); 14. Peace and Readjustment; 15. Military Affairsl (pp.227-240, including a three-page list of Shelburne County's war dead of World War I); 16. Religion (pp.241-282); 17. Legislation respecting the Township; 18. Social Service [education, &c]; 19. Maritime Interests; 20. Distribution ofPopulation and Local Industry; 21. Boundaries, Topography, Geology, Forest s and Climate; Appendix [including sections on the South Shore Railway, (pp.407-409; Traditions of Old Cape Sable (pp.409-418, including this fine line, "It would seem that Dante missed a great opportunity when he neglected to ascribe a specially fervent locality in his Inferno for the accommodationof souvenir thieves; though perhaps, after all, they would be included in his category of those 'sorry souls who lived without infamy and without renown, displeasing to God and to His enemies,' for whom he reserved his bitterest scorn.")]; Biography and Genealogy (pp 430-601). With Addenda and Index. "The book here offered to the public is the product of a half century ofpreparation. It was first conceived and made possible by Professor Arnold Doane who employed his vacations in ferreting out the life-stories and relationships of the early settlers of Barrington. This work he continued untilhis death in 1911. Afterwards the subscriber, who had long felt the import ance of preserving the history of his native township, acquired the memoranda left by Prof. Doane and has put them with many changes and extensive additions into their present shape. The Archives at Ottawa, Halifax, Liverpooland Yarmouth, as well as of Shelburne ard Barrington have been searched an d the answers to many questions of general and local historical interest are here made known. [...] Historians of Nova Scotia have generally, through ignorance or lack of perspective, ignored the earlier and more substantial pre^loyalist settlement and its impor- tance to the Province, while invariably featuring the refugee loyalists and their miseries. In Shelburne Countyin particular the older township was for the time complete- ly overshadowe d by the new one. We have attempted to present these factors of township and provincial foun- dations in their true and proper proportions in this work." (from Crowell's preface). Some wear to spine ends and corners, spine rubbed, inner hinges cracked, penned name, else very good. Signed "With the Compliments of the Author, Edwin Crowell. Feb. 9, 1924.". 175.00

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144 CROXALL, Peter (ed.). PUNCH, Terrence M. DeMONT, John BAUCHMAN, Rosemary Bluenose Magazine. Vol. 4, No. 4, February 1980
Fundy Group Publications Ltd, Yarmouth, N.S., 1980, 
CROXALL, Peter (ed.). Bluenose Magazine. Vol. 4, No. 4, February 1980. Yarmouth, N.S.: Fundy Group Publications Ltd., 1980. Pp [1]-35,(1) including covers. Illustrated. Triple Column. 4to, illustrated white stapled card covers. Contents : Ella's Father (by Kent Thompson, pp 8-9); Nova Scotia Shipwrecks (by John DeMont, p. 9); Next Stop Ste. Croix [about Acadian Bus Lines] (by Marion Dawson, pp 10-11); Happy Valentines! (by Rosemary Bauchman, pp 14-15); Our Chinese Laundry (by Sara Yablon, pp 18-19); Bridgetown Takes on the Art Establishment (by Stephen Hawboldt, pp 20-21); Children of Evangeline (by Donald Craig, pp 22-25); Neptune's Garden (by Mary Elize Franklyn, pp 26-27); A Matter of Genealogical Ethics (by Terrence M. Punch, pp 30-31);and more. Very good. 10.00

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145 CULLEN, Marie AIKENS, Shirley FORBES, Margaret Along the Shore of Little Harbour, Pictou County, Nova Scotia : A History of Anderson's Mountain, Black Point, Boat Harbour, Chance Harbour, King's Head, Little Harbour and Woodburn
Little Harbour Community Centre, 1984, 
CULLEN, Marie, Shirley AIKENS and Margaret FORBES. Along the Shore of Little Harbour, Pictou County, Nova Scotia : A History of Anderson's Mountain, Black Point, Boat Harbour, Chance Harbour, King's Head, Little Harbour and Woodburn. [Little Harbour, Novs Scotia] : "Produced by: Little Harbour Community Centre", 1984. First Edition. Pp. (4),5-64. Illustrated. 8vo, stapled tan card covers, black titles to front, photo of Stewart's Grist Mill on front. Contents: 1. The Indian and French Settlements; 2. The Duke of Hamilton's Regiment; 3. The 82nd Grant and Early Settlers; 4. The Queen; 5. CountyCouncil and Roads; 6. Industries; 7. Shipyards, Seamen and Shipwrecks [pp. 21-28, including the wreck of the barque Melmervey in October 1890]; 8. Schools; 9. Courts; 10. Little Harbour Presbyterian Church; 11. Community Halls and Organizations; 12. Two World Wars; 13. Little Harbour Fire Department; 14. Places, People and Happenings; 15. Through the Years; 16. The Past and Present; 17. Place Names. Very good. Scarce. Due to its small size, shipping costs should bea bit cheaper than quoted. 40.00

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146 CUMMINS, Joseph Cast Away : Lost and Found in History : Epic true stories of shipwrecks, piracy and mutiny on the high seas.
Pier 9, Millers Point, NSW, 2008, ISBN:9781741961386 
CUMMINS, Joseph. Cast Away : Lost and Found in History : Epic true stories of shipwrecks, piracy and mutiny on the high seas. (Millers Point, NSW) : Pier 9, (2008). First Edition. Pp [1]-335,(1). Illustrated. Maps. Large 8vo,illustrated card covers, black spine, French flaps. "Cast Away recounts 24 epic tales of the victims of shipwreck, mutiny and marooning, through hist ory and around the globe, focusing on the age of sail and steam. This enthralling book captures some of the most exciting and bizarre stories of the sea, encompassing the predations of pirates; the last-resort horrors of cannibalism; encounters with ferocious indigenous tribes; the unleashed madnessof psychopaths; and, always, the desperate attempt to survive against all odds. And of course, behind every tale of tragedy or triumph, lies the eternal mystery and majesty of the merciless, unpredictable ocean. Illustrated with maps and contemporary images, and incorporating many accounts in the castaways' own words, this fascinating collection of real-life adventure stories makes gripping reading." - from the back cover. Contents : Part One: The Stormy Atlantic. 1. The Wreck of the Sea Venture, 1609: A True Tempest. 2. Philip Ashton. 1722–1724: Escape from Pirates. 3. Daniel Foss, 1810–1815: ‘A Horrible Confinement’. 4. Charles Barnard, 1812–1814: The American Robinson Crusoe. 5. Leendert Hasenbosch: 1725–1726: The Sexual Prisoner of Ascension Island. Part Two: In Far-Off Southern Seas. 6. The Wreck of the Batavia, 1629–1630: The Island of Slaughter. 7. Alexander Selkirk, 1704–1709: The Most Famous of Them All. 8. The Bounty Mutineers 1790–1809: Paradise on Pitcairn.. 9. William Mariner, 1806–1810: Boy Chief of Tonga. 10. Mutiny onthe Globe, 1824: Murder Most Foul. 11. Herman Melville in the Marquesas, 1 842: The Making of a Writer. 12. The Grafton and the Invercauld, 1864–1866:Lost on Auckland Island. 13. The Loss of the General Grant, 1866: Ship of Gold. 14. The Murderous Castaway King of Clipperton Island: 1910–1917. 15. Japanese Castaways on the Island of Anatahan: 1944–1951: ‘The War is not Over’. Part Three: Upon a Far Coast. 16. Alvar Núñez Cabeza de Vaca, 1527–1536: Wanderings in the Southwest. 17. Robert Drury: 1704: Marooned on Madagascar. 18. The Grosvenor, 1782: Despair on Africa’s Coast. 19. Shipwrecked inthe Sahara: The Incredible Journey of Captain James Riley. Part Four: Nort hern Darkness. 20. Francisco de Cuellar, 1588–1599: Armada Castaway in Ireland. 21. The Wreck of the Nottingham Galley: 1710–1711: Cannibalism on BoonIsland. 22. Vitus Bering on the Commander Islands, 1741–1742: Death on the Isle of the Foxes. 23. The Castaways of the USS Polaris, 1871–1872: A Pola r Nightmare. 24. Ada Blackjack, 1921–1923: Alone on an Arctic Island. Very good. 20.00

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147 CUNNINGHAM, Robert Tidewrack: Neglected Facts and Intriguing Stories from the Age of the Wooden Ship. First Edition
Lancelot Press, Hantsport, N.S. , 1994, ISBN:0889995397 
CUNNINGHAM, Robert. Tidewrack : Neglected Facts and Intriguing Stories fromthe Age of the Wooden Ship. Hantsport, N.S. : Lancelot Press, (1994). Firs t Printing. Pp (3),4-210,(2). Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated blue, white andbeige card covers. A Maritime nautical miscellany, treating early French a nd English exploration and colonization of the region; the Navigation Acts and the beginnings of local shipbuilding; Prince Henry Sinclair's alleged visit to Nova Scotia as well as that of Saint Brendan (the latter introducing an interesting discussion of dug-out boat construction in the region); the timber trade; the history of sailing ship hull and rig design and of shipcarving; the famous Marco Polo; the technique of launching in rural shipya rds; the experience of William Milne of Shediac, NB in the War of 1812; privateering activity in the region in the same war; the development of the American fast clipper; the nature of the passage for transatlantic migrants; the biography of the Cunard family to death of Samuel; the development of the Banks fisheries; whaling off the coasts of the region; the nature of thecase-oil trade; some notable regional shipwrecks; contemporary environment al concerns. With a bibliography. Very good. 15.00

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148 CUNNINGHAM, Robert Tidewrack: Neglected Facts and Intriguing Stories from the Age of the Wooden Ship. First Edition, Signed
Lancelot Press, Hantsport, N.S. , 1994, ISBN:0889995397 
CUNNINGHAM, Robert. Tidewrack : Neglected Facts and Intriguing Stories fromthe Age of the Wooden Ship. Hantsport, N.S. : Lancelot Press, (1994). Firs t Printing. Pp (3),4-210,(2). Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated blue, white andbeige card covers. A Maritime nautical miscellany, treating early French a nd English exploration and colonization of the region; the Navigation Acts and the beginnings of local shipbuilding; Prince Henry Sinclair's alleged visit to Nova Scotia as well as that of Saint Brendan (the latter introducing an interesting discussion of dug-out boat construction in the region); the timber trade; the history of sailing ship hull and rig design and of shipcarving; the famous Marco Polo; the technique of launching in rural shipya rds; the experience of William Milne of Shediac, NB in the War of 1812; privateering activity in the region in the same war; the development of the American fast clipper; the nature of the passage for transatlantic migrants; the biography of the Cunard family to death of Samuel; the development of the Banks fisheries; whaling off the coasts of the region; the nature of thecase-oil trade; some notable regional shipwrecks; contemporary environment al concerns. With a bibliography. Very good. Signed, without inscription, by the author. 20.00

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149 CURREY, John Ellis Sailors and Their Ships. First Edition, Signed
1999, 
CURREY, John Ellis, Rev. Sailors and Their Ships . [Garnish, Nfld.: the Author, 1999]. First Printing. "Printed by Robinson-Blackmore Printing and Publishing, Grand Falls - Windsor, Newfoundland" Pp i-ix,(1),1-133,(1). With 40+ b&w photos as well as other illustrations in the text. 8vo, art-illustrated card covers. John Ellis Currey (born in Durham, Ontario May 17, 1922 - d. July 2, 2003, Sault Ste. Marie) a longtime pastor in Newfoundland, had served on H.M.C.S. Barrie and Joliette. Stories of shipwreck and like disasters chiefly from Newfoundland, chosen from over seven hundred such tales presented by the author in newspapers and over the airways in the Atlantic provinces and Ontario. Most reflect the rigours of the Banks fishery, but deep water and Great Lakes disasters are also represented. Chapters : 1. "I'm Not Going" [on the fishing dragger Enterprise out of Isle aux Morts, the ferry S.S. Patrick Morris, &c]; 2. "People Invited Us to Their Homes" [on thefishing schooner Marshall Frank, wrecked off Framboise Cove, Cape Breton]; 3. "A Land Fairer than Day" [on the wreck of the S.S. Asia, September 1882 ]; 4. "Off with the Boat" [on the trawler Blue Comet]; 5. 'J.C.' Sewn in the Fisherman's Mitts [on the schooner Partanna, lost in 1936]; 6. "Pull Away, Pull for the Shore" [on the M.S. Hibou, of the Owen Sound Transportation Company]; 7. The Effie M. Morrissey Portland - Yarmouth; 8. "Never Give Up"[on the schooner D.C. McGrath in December 1934]; 9. "You'll Have to Go Dow n the Rope" [on the S.S. Noronic disaster in September 1949]; 10. "The DeckMoved on its BeamsWhen She Rolled" [on the S.S. Waratah in 1909]; 11. Sail ing a Schooner with a One-Man Crew [on the schooner May Brown, owned by W.W. Wareham of Harbour Buffett, Long Island, Placentia Bay] ; 12. They Went Out for a Day's Fishing; 13. Some Sails Set - But No One on Board [on the Marie Celeste]; 14. "He Was Swimming Very Strongly" [on Prince, a Newfoundland dog]; 15. In the Darkness the Raft Was Not Seen [ a raft from the S.S. Macassa, later Manasoo in Georgian Bay]; 16. "He Should Have Been Preaching in a Cathedral!" [on the schooner Albert J. Lutz, out of Port Wade, Annapolis County, Nova Scotia and her captain John Apt]; 17. Time to Up Anchor and Sail Away [on Tommy Tuffin, of Green Bay, Newfoundland]. With bibliography and index. Title-page removed, else very good. Signed, with July 2, 1999 inscription to the ship's company of HMCS St. John's. 25.00

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Sailors and Their Ships.  Second Printing, CURREY, John Ellis WINTER, Gordon A., The Hon., foreword
150 CURREY, John Ellis WINTER, Gordon A., The Hon., foreword Sailors and Their Ships. Second Printing
Robinson-Blackmore, Grand Falls, 2000, ISBN:096854200x 096854200x / 9780968542002 
CURREY, John Ellis, Rev. Sailors and Their Ships. Foreword by The Hon. Gordon A. Winter, O.C., LL.D. (Garnish, Nf : John Ellis Currey May 2000). Second Printing. "Printed by Robinson-Blackmore Printing and Publishing, Grand Falls - Windsor, Newfoundland" Pp (2),i-ix,(1),1-133,(1). With 40+ b&w photos as well as other illustrations in the text. 8vo, art-illustrated card covers.

John Ellis Currey (born in Durham, Ontario May 17, 1922 - d. July 2, 2003, Sault Ste. Marie) a longtime pastor in Newfoundland, had served on H.M.C.S. Barrie and Joliette.

Stories of shipwreck and like disasters chiefly from Newfoundland, chosen from over seven hundred such tales presented by the author in newspapers and over the airways in the Atlantic provinces and Ontario. Most reflect the rigours of the Banks fishery, but deep water and Great Lakes disasters are also represented.

Chapters :
1. "I'm Not Going" [on the fishing dragger Enterprise out of Isle aux Morts, the ferry S.S. Patrick Morris, &c];
2. "People Invited Us to Their Homes" [on the fishing schooner Marshall Frank, wrecked off Framboise Cove, Cape Breton];
3. "A Land Fairer than Day" [on the wreck of the S.S. Asia, September 1882];
4. "Off with the Boat" [on the trawler Blue Comet];
5. 'J.C.' Sewn in the Fisherman's Mitts [on the schooner Partanna, lost in 1936];
6. "Pull Away, Pull for the Shore" [on the M.S. Hibou, of the Owen Sound Transportation Company];
7. The Effie M. Morrissey Portland - Yarmouth;
8. "Never Give Up" [on the schooner D.C. McGrath in December 1934];
9. "You'll Have to Go Down the Rope" [on the S.S. Noronic disaster in September 1949];
10. "The Deck Moved on its BeamsWhen She Rolled" [on the S.S. Waratah in 1909];
11. Sailing a Schooner with a One-Man Crew [on the schooner May Brown, owned by W.W. Wareham of Harbour Buffett, Long Island, Placentia Bay] ;
12. They Went Out for a Day's Fishing;
13. Some Sails Set - But No One on Board [on the Marie Celeste];
14. "He Was Swimming Very Strongly" [on Prince, a Newfoundland dog];
15. In the Darkness the Raft Was Not Seen [a raft from the S.S. Macassa, later Manasoo in Georgian Bay];
16. "He Should Have Been Preaching in a Cathedral!" [on the schooner Albert J. Lutz, out of Port Wade, Annapolis County, Nova Scotia and her captain John Apt];
17. Time to Up Anchor and Sail Away [on Tommy Tuffin, of Green Bay, Newfoundland].
With bibliography and index.

Very good. 16.00

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151 CURTIS, Andrea Into the Blue. pbk
Vintage Canada, 2004, ISBN:0679312528 
CURTIS, Andrea. Into the Blue : Family Secrets and the Search of a Great Lakes Shipwreck. (T.): Random House Canada, (2004). Pp 269. Illustrated with photos to text. 8vo, illustrated card covers. "Curtis tells the intimately connected stories of her grandmother Eleanor and the 1906 wreck of the SS J. H. Jones that claimed the lives of all on board, including Eleanor's father, Captain Jim Crawford. Curtis recreates a little-known era when Canadians persevered through unthinkable loss and disaster." -from the cover. Covers lightly rubbed, ow vg. 14.00

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Great Lakes: The Vessels That Plough Them : Their Owners, Their Sailors, and Their Cargoes. , CURWOOD, James Oliver
152 CURWOOD, James Oliver Great Lakes: The Vessels That Plough Them : Their Owners, Their Sailors, and Their Cargoes.
Archives of James Pugliese, 1967, 
CURWOOD, James Oliver. The Great Lakes : The Vessels That Plough Them : Their Owners, Their Sailors, and Their Cargoes. Together with A Brief History of Our Inland Seas. With 72 Illustrations and a Map. N.pl.: From The Archives of James Pugliese, 1967. Pp 227 + fldg.map at rear. 8vo, navy cloth. Thescarce reprint of the scarcer 1909 first edition. Contents : Part I - The Ships, Their Owners, Their Sailors, and Their Cargoes. Chapter 1. The Building of the Ships; 2. What the Ships Carry - Ore; 3. What the Ships Carry - Other Cargoes; 4. Passenger Traffic and Summer Life; 5. The Romance and Tragedy of the Inland Seas; 6. Buffalo and Duluth: The Alpha and Omega of the Lakes; 7. A Trip on a Great Lakes Freighter; Part II - Origin and History of the Lakes. Chapter 1. Origin and Early History; 2. The Lakes Change Masters; 3. The War of 1812 and After. Index. Vg-fine. 400.00

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153 CUSSLER, Clive and Craig DIRGO Sea Hunters : True Adventures with Famous Shipwrecks. 1st pr in dj
Simon & Schuster, New York, 1996, ISBN:0684830272 
CUSSLER, Clive and Craig DIRGO. The Sea Hunters [cover adds : True Adventures with Famous Shipwrecks]. (New York): Simon & Schuster, (1996). First US Printing. Pp. (10),11-364,(4), + [16] pp of plates. 8vo, navy paper coveredspine with purple paper covered boards. This is a collection of short piec es that Cussler has written about twelve shipwrecks that he and the volunteers from the National Underwater and Marine Agency Foundation have found. He gives the historical background of the ships, where and under what conditions the wreck took place and the degree of difficulty and danger incurred in trying to find the sunken wreck. Ships noted: The Steamboat Lexington; The Republic if Texas Navy Ship Zavala; The U.S.S. Cumberland and C.S.S. Florida; C.S.S. Arkansas; U.S.S. Carondelet; The Confederate Submarine Hunley;H.M.S. Pathfinder, U-21, and U-20; The Troop Transport Léopoldville. Cussl er and volunteers also recorded the finding of the Lost Locomotive of KiowaCreek. Very good in dj. 20.00

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154 CUSSLER, Clive and Craig DIRGO DIRGO, Craig. Sea Hunters II : More True Adventures with Famous Shipwrecks. 1st pr in dj
G. P. Putnam's Sons, New York, 1996, ISBN:0399149252 
CUSSLER, Clive and Craig DIRGO. The Sea Hunters II : More True Adventures with Famous Shipwrecks. (NY): G. P. Putnam's Sons, (2002). First Printing. Pp 446, + [16] pp of plates. 8vo, blue paper covered spine and boards. In this collection of short pieces Cussler and Dirgo have written about their seagoing and land adventures done under the auspices of the National Underwater Marine Agency (NUMA). Contents include: Part One: L'Aimable; Part Two: The Steamboat New Orleans; Part Three: The Ironclads, Manassas and Louisiana; Part Four: U.S.S. Mississippi; Part Five: The Siege of Charleston: Keokuk, Weehawken, and Patapsco; Part Eight: The Steamboat General Slocum; Part Ten: R.M.S. Carpathia; Part Eleven: L’Oiseau Blanc.; Part Twelve: U.S.S. Akron. Vg in dj. 25.00

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155 DAGGETT, Charles SHAFFER, Kris. Diving for the Griffin. in dj.
Weidenfeld and Nicolson, London, 1990, ISBN:0297810634 
DAGGETT, Charles. Diving for the Griffin. With Kris Shaffer. London: Weidenfeld and Nicolson, (1990). Pp. (10),xi-xii,1-178, + 16 pp plates. Illustrated. 8vo, green cloth. "When the Griffin, a 130-foot English East Indiaman loaded with valuable Chinese porcelain, sank in mysterious circumstances offthe Philippines in 1761, she and her precious cargo seemed to have vanishe d forever. This gripping account relates how a few enigmatic clues led to aremarkable 14-month underwater excavation, which brought to light the only such English ship ever likely to be found." -from the dj. Very good in unc lipped dust jacket. 35.00

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156 Dalhousie Gazette, Vol. 41, Nos. 4 & 5, February 7, 1909 MacGREGOR, J.G. WEBSTER, K.G.T. YORSTON, Frederick Dalhousie Gazette, Vol. 41, Nos. 4 & 5, February 7, 1909
Dalhousie University, Halifax , 1909, 
(Dalhousie Gazette). The Dalhousie Gazette, Vol. XLI, Nos. 4 & 5, February 7, 1909. (Halifax : Dalhousie University), 1909. Pp [i]-vi,[109]-160,vii-xii,+ 3 portrait plates. 8vo, tan wrappers, yapped edges. Nautical article : The Wreck of the “Micmac” [shipwrecked off Newfoundland] (by an undergraduate passenger, pp 139-145). Other articles : Forty Years – A Dream (by J.G. MacGregor, pp 109-114); Early Arthurian Romances (by K.G.T. Webster, pp 114-117); Twentieth Century Journalism (by Frederick Yorston, pp 117-122); Some Characteristics of Burns (by John J. Cameron, pp 126-129); and much more.Short tears to yapped edges, surface tear to front cover, light browning t o edges, some foxing, else good. 30.00

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157 DARLING, Grace). MITFORD, Jessica MITFORD, Jessica Grace had an English Heart. UK in dj
1988, 
(DARLING, Grace). MITFORD, Jessica. Grace Had an English Heart. (L.: 1988). Pp 176. 8vo, green cloth. On Grace Darling and her part in the 1838 rescue of survivors from the wrecked steamer Forfarshire on the coast of Northumberland. Well-illustrated. Vg in dj. 25.00

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158 DAVISON, Ann Last Voyage : An autobiographical account of all that led up to an illicit voyage and the outcome thereof. UK Readers Union
Peter Davies, London, 1956, 
DAVISON, Ann. Last Voyage : An autobiographical account of all that led up to an illicit voyage and the outcome thereof. Illustrated by C. Walter Hodges. London : Peter Davies, (June 1956). Illustrated Edition. Pp (12),3-238.8vo, red cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Toy 0811, Morris & Howland p.41. "The voyage was illicit, because by the time Frank and Ann Davison had completed their transformation of the old fishing-ketch Reliance. into a floating home, in which they hoped to live and voyage to the far corners of the world, their funds were gonme and the mortgages foreclosed. In desperation they escaped to the sea, planning to gain a respite Gales, exhaustion and disaster quickly overtook them and it may well be doubted whether so graphic and harrowing a narrative of a fatal shipwreck has ever before come from the pen of a survivor - who herself escaped death only by a miracle" - from the dj. Very good in dustjacket. 20.00

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159 de la MARE, Walter WHISTLER, Rex. DEFOE, Daniel Desert Islands and Robinson Crusoe. First American Edition
Farrar & Rinehart, 1930, 
DE LA MARE, Walter. Desert Islands and Robinson Crusoe. With Decorations byRex Whistler. New York : Farrar & Rinehart, MCMXXX. First US Edition. Pp 2 99. 8vo, blue cloth. See National Book League, Walter de la Mare: A Checklist, A78a for the British edition.. The author helpfully adds an eighteenth-century style subtitle: "...being the VOYAGE of a HULK, called by courtesy a Lecture, that was launched under the Auspices of The Royal Society of Literature of London, many years ago, namely, in 1920, was afterwards frequently in Dock again for Repair and then refitted for FARTHER ADVENTURINGS, andso at length became laden with an unconscionable Cargo of Odds and Ends an d Flotsam and Jetsam, much of it borrow'd from other Vessels infinitely more Seaworthy than itself, and the most of that concern'd with what are knownas ISLANDS, some of them Real, some of them Allegorical, and the rest pure ly Fabulous; together with a rambling Discourse cocerning a very Famous Manof Letters, viz. DANIEL DEFOE, and his Elective Affinity, ROBINSON CRUSOE: which, being concocted in a most Unmethodical Fashion, is now presented to a World already groaning under an intolerable Burden of Printed Matter by its Humble Servant the Author, and dedicated to his son DICK, MDCCCCXXX." Rubbed and slightly soiled, else vg. 40.00

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160 DE VILLIERS, Marq HIRTLE, Sheila. Dune Adrift: The Strange Origins and Curious History of Sable Island. First Edition in dustjacket.
McClelland & Stewart, Toronto, 2004, ISBN:0771026420 
DE VILLIERS, Marq and Sheila HIRTLE. A Dune Adrift: The Strange Origins andCurious History of Sable Island. (Toronto) : McClelland & Stewart, (2004). First Printing. Pp (12),1-276. Illustrated with [1] pp map to text. 8vo, g rey paper covered boards, metallic red lettering to spine. "Now, with A Dune Adrift, the authors turn their attention to another body of sand [after their book on the Sahara], this one shifting and blowing in the middle of the ocean off the coast of Nova Scotia. otia. Sable Island, mysterious "graveyard of the Atlantic," creature of f Nova Scotia. Sable Island, mysterious "graveyard of the Atlantic," creature of both legend and scientific study, defies total explanation. How, for instance, does what is no more or less than a sand dune exist century after century, in winds and tides that have destroyed sturdy ships, without being blown away, dispersed by the gales, orpushed over the edge of the continental shelf into the depths of the sea? De Villiers and Hirtle look at this scientific puzzle, as well as the history and the stunning natural beauty of Sable Island in this fascinating and often lyrical journey. " -from the dust jacket. Chapters : 1. Its Disputed Discovery: Vikings and Basques appear, the first shipwreck is recorded, and"cattel & swyne” deposited there; 2. Its glacial origins: The island is ma pped and placed in its ocean neighborhood, along with the curiosity called Gully; 3. Its feckless colonizers: Colonizers, hapless castaways, stranded ships, curious apparitions, lurid tales, a mad monk; 4. Its serial shipwrecks: The deadly effect of Sable's secretive and treacherous nature as well as its uniquely strategic location; 5. Its tides and complex currents: Amongthe forces that sustain and transform the island are the massive movements of water; 6. Its gales and killer waves: Massive storms and storm-borne wa ves form and reform the island, tearing at its structures; 7. Its human drama: Several times owned and abandoned, Sable's once thriving "beeves" vanish from ken; 8. Its Boston connection: The Rev. Andrew Le Mercier and his eminent network, the Faneuils and the Hancocks; 9. Its Acadian roots: The horses finally appear on Sable, payoff for Hancock's help in expelling the Acadians; 10. Its curious ecosystem: A surprisingly moderate climate which allows the abundant presence of fresh water and horse fodder; 11. Its lurid rumors: More shipwrecks, reports of wreckers, the sad tale of Mrs. Copeland'sring, the establishment of Sable Station; 12. Its eccentric governors: The Governors of the Humane Establishment, sequestered lunatics, and the bound less good will of Miss Dorothea Dix; 13. Its savage storms: Appalling storms tear away at the island, and the fishing fleets battered by the furious Gales of August; 14. Its wild creatures: The peculiar fauna of the island and its ocean neighborhood, and the now-feral horses, finally left to fend for themselves.; 15. Its confusing politics: The establishment is shut down, Sable's usefulness is disputed, its governance confused, its future uncertain; 16. Its very existence at risk: Sable may be growing,or it may be shrinking, but in the long term it is probably doomed to disappear; Epilogue. Its endless gales: The horses are still there, humans come and go, the gales still blow, the storms still wound, Sable endures. With notes, bibliography, index. Rubber stamp on flyleaf, else very good in dustjacket. 25.00

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