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201 CATLEY, Harry. YOUNGER, Pete. Gate and Gaiters. First Printing, no dustjacket. As is.
1949, 
CATLEY, Harry. Gate and Gaiters: A book of naval humour and anecdotes. Including a glossary of naval language for the uninformed. By Chief Petty Officer, Harry Catley, Gunner's Mate. Illustrations by Leading Seaman, Pete Younger A/A II. N.pl.: n.pub., n.d. [1949]. First Printing. Pp (10),11-322,(2).Small 8vo, blue cloth. Law 1502. Chapters : 1. The Beginning of the End; 2 . Most Sailors Were Civvies, Once; 3. The Parafe Ground [on the Halifax Dockyard's parade square]; 4. The Gun Battery [Halifax gunnery school]; 5. Oh Discipline! Where Art Thou?; 6. When the War Started; 7. "Skin" and Striking the Happy Medium; 8. Naval Pranksters and Gangsters; 9. Some Naval Pets that I Have Known ["Halifax and Naden dockyards have never been without their quota of dogs and cats [...]" ] ; 10. Religion in the Navy; 11. Leave, and How to Entertain Sailors; 12. Visitors' Day; 13. We Must Have Officers, But Why?; 14. Cornwallis (pp.262-313). With a Glossary of Naval Lingo. Innerhinges cracked, bookplate to flyleaf, else good. As is. 35.00

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202 CHAMBERS, Robert W.) DOYLE, Frank W. HARVEY, D.C., foreword Halifax in Wartime
Halifax Herald and Mail Star, Halifax , 1943, 
(CHAMBERS, Robert W.). Halifax in Wartime. Halifax : Halifax Herald and Mail Star, 1943. First Edition. Pp (32). Illustrated. 8vo, stapled illustratedgreyish-brown card covers. "The twelve pictures in this volume constitute part of a series by Mr. Chambers, with textual matter by Frank W. Doyle." Foreword by D.C. Harvey. 1. A Cross-Roas of the World, a view down Sackvillestreet at the corner of Barrington (just around the corner from this books hop;s first location); 2. On the Citadel, showing Winston Churchill shakinghands with a soldier (with the Old Town Clock, the ship-filled harbour and Dartmouth in the background); 3. Through These Portals, showing Barrack Sq uare (in Royal Artillery Park); 4. Men of War, a sailor and a woman lookingat a battleship; 5. Men of the Sea, showing the Navy League Merchant Seame n's Club; 6. Peace and War, showing the Crimean Memorial, aka the Welsford-Parker Monument or the Sevastopol Monument, in the Old Burying Grounds; . 7. Gateway to the City, showing the entrance to the Dsrtmouth Ferry; 8. In the Public Gardens; 9. An Edd and a Beginning, at the Railway station; 10. Today and the Past, showing the Grand Parade's War Memorial, with St. Paul'sChurch in the background; 11. Generous Service, showing a hostel for servi cemen 12. Thy Servants, showing the University of King's College. Very good. 25.00

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203 CHANCE, Peter Godwin Before It's Too Late / B4its2L8 : A Sailor's Life 1920-2001.
Peter Godwin Chance, Sidney, B.C., 2001, ISBN:0973014504 
CHANCE, Peter Godwin. Before It's Too Late / B4its2L8 : A Sailor's Life 1920-2001. (Sidney, B.C.: Peter Godwin Chance, 2001). Pp (6),1-235,(1). Illustrated. 4to, pale blue card covers. “Peter Chance was born in Ottawa, Ontario in 1920, to English parents who had emigrated to Canada prior to WWI, where he completed his education. With a desire for a career at sea, he joinedthe Ottawa Division, Royal Canadian Naval Volunteer Reserve. Following the outbreak of war in September 1939, his first ship appointment was to HMCS St. Laurent which formed part of the escort for the initial UK bound Convoy, HXI, which sailed from Halifax on the 15th September. Having transferred to the Regular Force and following three years of training ashore and afloat in the Royal Navy, he returned to serve in ten more ships, either as a specialist in Navigation and Aircraft Control or in Command. His experience also included ten staff appointments in shore establishments, including the Naval Headquarters in Ottawa. On retirement in the rank of Commander in 1970, he enjoyed five years at Osqoode Hall Law School as it's first ExecutiveOfficer. On return to the West Coast in 1974, lured by a failed prospect o f a similar job at the University of Victoria, he became active in a numberof naval and naval organizations for the past twenty five years, including the Naval Officers Association of Canada and the Duke of Edinburgh's Award Programme.” - from the back cover. Very good. Signed with inscription by t he author. 50.00

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204 CHAPMAN, Harry. Nova Scotia's Role in the War of 1812.
Dartmouth Historical Association, Dartmouth, NS, 2012, ISBN:9780973930177 
CHAPMAN, Harry. Nova Scotia's Role in the War of 1812. Dartmouth : Dartmouth Historical Association, (2012). First Printing. Pp. (8),3-100,(6). Illustrated in black and white. 8vo, illustrated grey glossy paper covered boardswith red and brown lettering to front board, brown lettering to spine. "Th e War of 1812 is dubbed by some historians as the 'Forgotten War'. It was aconflict between the British Empire and the United States of America. Alth ough there were no land battles fought on Nova Scotian soil, the province played an important role in the conflict. Nova Scotia was the base for the North Atlantic fleet of Britain's navy. From Halifax Harbour, British warships sailed out to do battle with the American navy, to blockade American seaports, and to protect convoys of trade between British North America and Great Britain. It was from Halifax that an expedition of British warships andsoldiers left to capture and occupy the town of Castine and the northeaste rn part of Maine. Privateer vessels set forth from several Nova Scotian harbours to wage war on America's merchant fleet. The actions and heroics of the privateers left an indelible mark on the pages of Nova Scotia's history.The Dartmouth Historical Association hopes that the publication of this bo ok will ensure that the War of 1812, and in particular Nova Scotia's role in that conflict, will no longer be forgotten." - from the rear cover. Part 1. A Call to Arms. (The Causes of the War of 1812 - The Americans Invade - Nova Scotia at the Start of the 19th Century). Part 2. Naval War on the East Coast. (Britannia Rules the Waves: The British Navy : 1812 - "Don't Give Up the Ship": The American Navy : 1812 - The Shannon and Chesapeake Sea Battle - After the Sea Battle). Part 3. Bluenose Privateers. (Liverpool, the Port of Privateers - The Privateers - The Privateers' Fraternity - The Liverpool Packet - Melville and Deadman's Islands). Part 4. Invasion of America.(Halifax, the Gathering Place - The Invasion of Maine - The Flight to Free dom). Part 5. The Aftermath. (The Treaty of Ghent - The Legacy of the War of 1812). With Sources and two appendices: 1. Glossary of Terms; 2. Privateer Vessels. Very good. 18.00

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205 CHAPMAN, Harry. Nova Scotia's Role in the War of 1812. Signed, hardcover.
Dartmouth Historical Association, Dartmouth, NS, 2012, ISBN:9780973930177 
CHAPMAN, Harry. Nova Scotia's Role in the War of 1812. Dartmouth, Nova Scotia : Dartmouth Historical Association, (2012). First Printing. Pp. (8),3-100,(6). Illustrated in black and white. 8vo, illustrated grey glossy paper covered boards with red and brown lettering to front board, brown lettering to spine. "The War of 1812 is dubbed by some historians as the 'Forgotten War'. It was a conflict between the British Empire and the United States of America. Although there were no land battles fought on Nova Scotian soil, the province played an important role in the conflict. Nova Scotia was the base for the North Atlantic fleet of Britain's navy. From Halifax Harbour, British warships sailed out to do battle with the American navy, to blockadeAmerican seaports, and to protect convoys of trade between British North A merica and Great Britain. It was from Halifax that an expedition of Britishwarships and soldiers left to capture and occupy the town of Castine and t he northeastern part of Maine. Privateer vessels set forth from several Nova Scotian harbours to wage war on America's merchant fleet. The actions andheroics of the privateers left an indelible mark on the pages of Nova Scot ia's history. The Dartmouth Historical Association hopes that the publication of this book will ensure that the War of 1812, and in particular Nova Scotia's role in that conflict, will no longer be forgotten." - from the rearcover. Part 1. A Call to Arms. (The Causes of the War of 1812 - The Americ ans Invade - Nova Scotia at the Start of the 19th Century). Part 2. Naval War on the East Coast. (Britannia Rules the Waves: The British Navy : 1812 -"Don't Give Up the Ship": The American Navy : 1812 - The Shannon and Chesa peake Sea Battle - After the Sea Battle). Part 3. Bluenose Privateers. (Liverpool, the Port of Privateers - The Privateers - The Privateers' Fraternity - The Liverpool Packet - Melville and Deadman's Islands). Part 4. Invasion of America. (Halifax, the Gathering Place - The Invasion of Maine - The Flight to Freedom). Part 5. The Aftermath. (The Treaty of Ghent - The Lagacyof the War of 1812). With Sources and two appendices: 1. Glossary of Terms ; 2. Privateer Vessels. Very good. Signed without inscription by the authoron the title page. 20.00

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206 CHARLEBOIS, Peter Sternwheelers & Sidewheelers : The Romance of Steamdriven Paddleboats in Canada. First Edition, Paperback
NC Press, Toronto, 1978, ISBN:0919600727 1978 0919600727 / 9780919600720 
CHARLEBOIS, Dr. Peter. Sternwheelers & Sidewheelers : The Romance of Steamdriven Paddleboats in Canada. Toronto : NC Press Limited, 1978. First Edition, Paperback. Pp. (6),7-142,(2) of index. Illustrated with b&w photos throughout, and a few drawings. Triple column. Oblong 8vo, photo-illustrated blue card covers, white lettering to spine.

Dr. Peter Charlebois (b. 1928 - d. May 29, 2013, Scarborough, Ontario).

"The first book to deal comprehensively with those thrashing, puffing monsters of yesteryear. The smell of the smoke, the slapping of the paddles on the water, the shrilling of the steam whistle as the boat comes in to dock, in towns large and small, all across Canada.

The steam engines in paddlewheel boats developed along two lines: the horizontally inclined engine drove the sternwheeler (which had the paddlewheel at the back) and the vertical walking-beam engine drove the sidewheelers. These boats were designed to operate without difficulty in 18 to 24 inches of water. They were the only large craft which could be used commercially in shallow or narrow rivers or in poor harbours.

Paddlewheelers range from locally built crude boats, such as those on the Athabaska, to the opulent pleasure palaces that plied the St. Lawrence and the Great Lakes.

Gabriel Dumont's barn boards were used to arm the Northcote which fought and lost Canada's first naval battle in the middle of the prairies in the uprising of 1885. The Beaver, belonging to the Hudson's Bay Company, hugged the B.C. coast, picking up furs from the native peoples. The Waubono sank without a trace in Georgian Bay after a bride dreamed of her husband's death by drowning. " - from the rear cover.

Arranged in six sections :
The Atlantic Provmces
The St. Lawrence and the Saguenay
The Ottawa
The Great Lakes
The Prairies, the Yukon and the Northwest Territories
British Columbia
With Index of Ships

Name, else very good. 25.00


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Certified Serviceable : Swordfish to Sea King: The Technical Story of Canadian Naval Aviation by Those Who Made It So. First Edition in dustjacket., CHARLTON, Peter WHITBY, Michael PETTIPAS, Leo, editor emeritus
207 CHARLTON, Peter WHITBY, Michael PETTIPAS, Leo, editor emeritus Certified Serviceable : Swordfish to Sea King: The Technical Story of Canadian Naval Aviation by Those Who Made It So. First Edition in dustjacket.
CNATH Book Project, Ottawa, 1995, ISBN:0969959508 1995 0969959508 / 9780969959502 
CHARLTON, Peter & Michael WHITBY, (eds.). "Certified Serviceable" : Swordfish to Sea King : The Technical Story of Canadian Naval Aviation by Those Who Made It So. (Ottawa : CNATH Book Project, 1995). First Edition. Pp (6),7-496. Illustrated throughout. Decorated endpapers. Double column. 4to, blue cloth with gilt lettering to front and spine.

Contents:
1. The Beginning, 1943-1945;
2. The Formative Years, 1946-1949;
3-4. The Fabulous Fifties, 1950-1954 and 1955-1959;
5. Setting the Standard, 1960-1964;
6. The Beginning of the End, 1965-1968;
7. Naval Air Reserves;
8. Engineering and Maintenance Organization and Facilities;
9. Civilian Contractors and Technical Representatives;
10. Training of Officers and Men;
11. Operational Support Trades;
12. Meteorological and Oceanographic Support;
13. Supply Organization and Facilities;
14. Avionics Development;
15. Experimental Squadron 10;
16. Life at Shearwater;
17. The Aircraft Carriers;
18. The Helicopter Carriers;
19. The Survivors;
20. The Gulf War.
With detailed index.

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208 CHOYCE, Lesley Coasts of Canada : A History. First Edition in dustjacket
Goose Lane Editions, Fredericton, NB, 2002, ISBN:0864923600 
CHOYCE, Lesley. The Coasts of Canada : A History. (Fredericton, NB): Goose Lane Editions, (2002). First Printing. Pp. 308. 8vo, blue cloth. The lives of those who live on the east and west coasts of Canada are invariably intertwined with the sea. This is the story of the civilizations that sprung upon the coasts of Canada, and the men and women who worked (and still do) o n the sea. "As benevolent as it is brutal, the sea has controlled Canada’s history and shaped our collective identity. The Coasts of Canada tells the stories of our east, west, and north coastlines, from the earliest human habitation until today. A coast-dweller himself, Lesley Choyce is fascinated by the legendary men of the sea, but his sympathy lies with the men and women whose everyday lives are governed by the country’s oceans. Brimming withheroes and villains, shipwrecks and rescues, roguery and virtue, and stori es of overcoming unimaginable odds, The Coasts of Canada is idiosyncratic, eclectic, and iconoclastic. It’s a book of discoveries, a record of misdeeds and misjudgements, and a pleas to preserve the good things of the sea, the shore, and the coastal communities.". Very good in dj. 25.00

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209 COADE, Jessie Jenson, L.B. Messdeck News : Collected Verse of Messdeck Annie 1939-1945.
Ragweed Press, Charlottetown, 1985, ISBN:0920304435 
COADE, Jessie., (editor). Messdeck News : Collected Verse of Messdeck Annie, Halifax, 1939-1945. Illustrated by L.B. Jenson. Charlottetown : Ragweed Press, 1985. Pp (7),8-72. Illustrated. 8vo, blue card covers. The poems someanonymous, some some credited, include: "The Royal Canadian Navy", "Men in Uniform", "Destroyer at Sea", "To the Non-Combatant", "The Young O.D.", "T he Cooks", "Men in the Navy", "The Boys in Navy Blue", "The Tuva", "To Palson the Ottawa", "Convoy", "He's Just Another Merchant Navy Man", "The Dest royer Navy", "The Trials and Tribulations of Officer Comanding Harbour Craft", "Ode to a Halifax Tram Conductor", "Navy Beacons", and "H.M.C.S. Margaree". Foreword by Andrew McMillin. Coade (1911-2003) a native of Inverness,Cape Breton and a long-time residednt of Halifax and Truro. Very good. Due to its small size, shipping costs shoudl be cheaper than quoted. 15.00

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210 COALE, Griffith Baily, Lt.Comm. BENET, Stephen Vincent, foreword CHURCHILL, Winston COALE, Griffith Baily North Atlantic Patrol: : The Log of a Seagoing Artist. 2nd printing in dustjacket
Farrar & Rinehart, New York / Toronto, 1942, 
COALE, Griffith Baily, Lieutenant Commander, U.S.N.R. North Atlantic Patrol: The Log of a Seagoing Artist. New York / Toronto : Farrar & Rinehart, In c., (Copyright 1942). [Second Large Printing - dj flap]. Pp (6),vii-xii,(2),3-48,(4). Large 8vo, blue cloth. O'Dea 2473, Cooke p.52, Myron Smith V:769, Law 0266. Foreword by Stephen Vincent Benét. Text as well as 17 b/w full page illustrations including : Vanishing Farm, Naval Air Station, Newfoundland; Bogged Down, Newfoundland; Genesis of Base, Newfoundland; Pay Day, "Newfie" Workmen [line-up in front of a Royal Bank of Canada]; Naval OperatingBase, Newfoundland; "Newfie" Workmen, Argentia, U.S.N.A.S., 10-14-41; Arge ntia, Newfoundland; The Meeting of the President of the United States and Winston Churchill, Prime Minister of Great Britain, off Isaac Head, Newfoundland, August 9, 1941; Red Island, Newfoundland. Very good in chipped dustjacket (3 by 3 inch triangular piece missing from rear panel). 60.00

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211 COALE, Griffith Baily, Lt.Comm. BENET, Stephen Vincent, foreword CHURCHILL, Winston COALE, Griffith Baily North Atlantic Patrol: : The Log of a Seagoing Artist. 3rd printing in dustjacket
Farrar & Rinehart, New York / Toronto, 1943, 
COALE, Griffith Baily, Lieutenant Commander, U.S.N.R. North Atlantic Patrol: The Log of a Seagoing Artist. New York / Toronto : Farrar & Rinehart, In c., (Copyright 1942). [Third Large Printing - dj flap]. Pp (6),vii-xii,(2),3-48,(1). Large 8vo, blue cloth. O'Dea 2473, Cooke p.52, Myron Smith V:769,Law 0266. Foreword by Stephen Vincent Benét. Text as well as 17 b/w full p age illustrations including : Vanishing Farm, Naval Air Station, Newfoundland; Bogged Down, Newfoundland; Genesis of Base, Newfoundland; Pay Day, "Newfie" Workmen [line-up in front of a Royal Bank of Canada]; Naval Operating Base, Newfoundland; "Newfie" Workmen, Argentia, U.S.N.A.S., 10-14-41; Argentia, Newfoundland; The Meeting of the President of the United States and Winston Churchill, Prime Minister of Great Britain, off Isaac Head, Newfoundland, August 9, 1941; Red Island, Newfoundland. Name, else vg in edgeworn and chipped dj. 60.00

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212 COALE, Griffith Baily, Lt.Comm. BENET, Stephen Vincent, foreword CHURCHILL, Winston COALE, Griffith Baily North Atlantic Patrol:. 4th pr in dj
Farrar & Rinehart, 1943, 
COALE, Griffith Baily, Lieutenant Commander, U.S.N.R. North Atlantic Patrol : The Log of a Seagoing Artist. N.Y./Tor.: Farrar & Rinehart, Inc., (Copyright 1942/3). [Fourth Printing - dj flap]. Pp (6),vii-xii,(2),3-51,(1). Large 8vo, blue cloth. O'Dea 2473, Cooke p.52, Myron Smith V:769, Law 0266. Foreword by Stephen Vincent Benét. Text as well as 17 b/w full page illustrations including : Vanishing Farm, Naval Air Station, Newfoundland; Bogged Down, Newfoundland; Genesis of Base, Newfoundland; Pay Day, "Newfie" Workmen [line-up in front of a Royal Bank of Canada]; Naval Operating Base, Newfoundland; "Newfie" Workmen, Argentia, U.S.N.A.S., 10-14-41; Argentia, Newfoundland; The Meeting of the President of the United States and Winston Churchill, Prime Minister of Great Britain, off Isaac Head, Newfoundland, August 9, 1941; Red Island, Newfoundland. Vg in vg nicked & spine-sunned dj. 60.00

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213 COHEN, Stan Forgotten War : A Pictorial History of World War II in Alaska and Northwestern Canada. 3d pr pb.
Pictorial Histories Publishing Co., 1982, 
COHEN, Stan. The Forgotten War : A Pictorial History of World War II in Alaska and Northwestern Canada. Missoula, Mont.: Pictorial Histories Publishing Co., (February 1982). Third Printing. Pp 260. 4to, ill. card covers. Chapters : 1. North Country Defenses 1867-1941; 2. Northwest Staging Route; 3. The Alaska Highway; 4. The Canol Project; 5. Lend-Lease to Russia; 6. Transportation Systems; 7. Towns and Airfields; 8. North Country at War; 9. Aleutian Island Defenses; 10. Dutch Harbor; 11. Adak; 12. Amchitka; 13. The Navy at War; 14. The Air Force at War; 15. The Battle of Attu; 16. The Kiska Occupation; 17. Legacy of the War. "The Battle of Attu was the second most costly battle as per troops involved in the Pacific Theater for the United States during the war. The Battle of Attu was the first amphibious island invasion by the U. S. Army in World War II. The first bombing of the Japanesehomeland by land based Navy bombers was from the Aleutian Islands. More th an one billion dollars was spent on construction projects in Alaska and northwestern Canada by the U. S. Government in World War II. The Alaska-Highway-Canol Project was the largest overseas construction project during the war. The first invasion of U. S. Soil since the War of 1812 happened in the Aleutian Islands in 1942. The first Japanese Zero captured intact in the warwas on Atkun Island in July 1942. The longest continuous telephone line in the world was strung from Fairbanks, Alaska, to Edmonton, Alberta, along t he Alaska Highway. The Battle of the Komandorskis in March 1943 was the longest continuous gunnery battle in modern naval history."- from the rear cover. Name, slightly rubbed, spine crease, else very good. 30.00

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214 COLE, N. Roger British Naval Cutter Alert of 1777 : A Scratchbuilt Model.
Toronto, 0, 
COLE, N. Roger. The British Naval Cutter Alert of 1777 : A Scratchbuilt Model. Toronto : The Author, 2004. Pp (19) leaves, printed one side only. Illustrated with 17 tipped in original photographs. 4to, black comb bound, navyblue blank card covers. A reconstruction of a British naval cutter of 1777 by N. Roger Cole of Toronto, Canada. Scale: 3.16ths of an inch represents one foot. A fine copy. Signed with inscription by the author. 75.00

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215 COLOMBO, John Robert and Michael RICHARDSON (comp.) RICHARDSON, Michael ROHMER, Richard (foreword) We Stand on Guard : Poems and Songs of Canadians in Battle. First Edition in dustjacket
Doubleday, 1985, ISBN:0385250029 
COLOMBO, John Robert and Michael RICHARDSON (comp.). We Stand on Guard : Poems and Songs of Canadians in Battle. Compiled by John Robert Colombo and Michael Richardson. Foreword by Richard Rohmer. [N.pl.]: (Doubleday, 1985). First Printing. Pp. (2),[iii]-xiii,(1),1-210. 8vo, blue cloth with white lettering to spine. "We Stand on Guard is the first comprehensive collection of the songs, poems, and verses of Canadians in battle. It brings together famous poems (like "In Flanders Fields"), well-loved songs (like "Mademoiselle from Armentières"), and previously unpublished verses (like "The FenianBlood-Hounds") to dramatize the history of Canada, conflict by conflict. O ver three hundred years of martial experience are covered, from the early Indian battles through rebellions and insurrections to the two World Wars (and even World War III). Many of the contributors are poets as well known asEarle Birney, Robert W. Service, Maor Charles G.D. Roberts, Al Purdy, Alde n Nowlan, and Raymond Souster; others are soldier-poets unknown to literaryhistory who put into words the meaning of heroism and human suffering. We Stand on Guard was compiled by John Robert Colombo and Michael Richardson who explain in their Introduction that far from being a glorification of warfare, this anthology is a tribute to the spirit of man and the love of freedom. The same note is sounded in the Foreword, which was contributed by Richard Rohmer." (from the dj'). Very good in dustjacket. 20.00

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216 COLVILLE, Alex Metson, Graham Lean, Cheryl COLVILLE, Alex Alex Colville : Diary of a War Artist. in dj
Nimbus Publishing, Halifax , 1981, ISBN:0920852114 
COLVILLE, Alex. Alex Colville: Diary of a War Artist. Compiled by Graham Metson and Cheryl Lean. Halifax : Nimbus Publishing Limited, 1981. Pp (8),9-159,(1). 4to, brown cloth. Includes a chapter of his naval sketches entitled"Mediterranean" (pp.32-57). Sections: Yorkshire (pp..24-31); Mediterranean (pp.32-57); Holland / Germany (pp.58-145); Belsen (pp.146-149); Final Work s (pp.150-159). Foreword by Moncrieff Williamsom; Introduction by Hugh A. Halliday; the essay "A Personal Realist" by Graham Metson; and "Alex Colville on Alex Colville: Transcription of an interview with Graham Metson, November 1980." "This book is devoted to the war art of Lieutenant David Alexander Colville, 1944-46. These were formative years through which the young artist came to maturity. The text includes an account of Colville's pre-war years, his boyhood in Amherst, Nova Scotia and his training at Mount AllisonUniversity in New Brunswick. Alex Colville has been called "the most promi nent and, indeed the most important realist painter of the western world.'"- from the dust-jacket. With 38 pages of colour, numerous black and white reproductions, sketches and drawings. Vg in vg nicked dust-jacket. 50.00

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217 Conference of Defence Associations). Canadian Security : A Policy for the 21st Century.
Conference of Defence Associations, Ottawa, 1993, 
(Conference of Defence Associations). Canadian Security : A Policy for the 21st Century. (Ottawa) : Conference of Defence Associations, (October 1993). Pp (2),1-13,(1). 8vo, pale blue stapled wrappers. Spine rubbed, else verygood. 10.00

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218 CONROY, Hal Curmudgeon Afloat : An Honest - Although Salty - Look at Things the Way theAuthor Sees Them. pbk.
Naef Publishing, Port Credit, ON, 1987, ISBN:0969165226 
CONROY, Hal. Curmudgeon Afloat : An Honest - Although Salty - Look at Things the Way the Author Sees Them . Port Credit, ON: Naef Publishing, [November 1987]. Pp. [1]-95,(1). 8vo, illustrated red card covers. "During his longand eventful career, Hal Conroy has been a mate in the British merchant na vy, and also served in the Royal Canadian Navy during World War II. He has been editor of several weekly newspapers, publisher of a boating magazine, and a columnist for the Kingston Whig-Standard." - from the rear cover. Vg.25.00

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Voyage of the Resolution and Discovery, 1776-1780, 2 Vols.  Volume 3 of the Journals of Captain James Cook on His Voyages of Discovery. First Edition in dustjackets, COOK, James). Hakluyt Society Extra Series No.36. BEAGLEHOLE, J.C., editor.
219 COOK, James). Hakluyt Society Extra Series No.36. BEAGLEHOLE, J.C., editor. Voyage of the Resolution and Discovery, 1776-1780, 2 Vols. Volume 3 of the Journals of Captain James Cook on His Voyages of Discovery. First Edition in dustjackets
Hakluyt Society, 1967, 1967 
(COOK, James). The Voyage of the Resolution and Discovery 1776-1780; Edited by J.C. Beaglehole. Volume III of the Journals of Captain James Cook on His Voyages of Discovery. In Two Volumes. London : Published for the Hakluyt Society at Cambridge University Press, 1967. First Edition.
Part One: Pp (4),v-ccxxiv,(2),[1]-718,(2) + colour portrait frontispiece + 3 maps (2 folding) + 35 leaves of illustrations (5 folding).
Part Two : Pp (4),v-viii,(2),[723]-1647,(1), + portrait frontispiece + 9 leaves of illustrations (8 being of birds) + folding Track chart of Cook's three voyages at rear.
8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spines.
Beaglehole: A Bibliography, no. 258.
The Hakluyt Society, Extra Series, No. 36.

"The third voyage, on which Cook sailed in 1776, was directed to the Northern Hemisphere. Its objective was the discovery of 'a Northern Passage by sea from the Pacific to the Atlantic Ocean - the North-west Passage, sought since the 16th century, which would have transformed the pattern of world trade. The search was to take Cook into high latitudes where, as in the Antarctic, his skill in ice navigation was tested.

"Sailing north from Tahiti in 1778, Cook made the first recorded discovery of the Hawaiian islands. On March 7, he sighted the Oregon coast in 44 o N. The remarkable voyage which he made northward along the Canadian and Alaskan coasts and through Bering Strait to his farthest north in 70 o nearly disproved the existence of a navigable passage towards the Atlantic and produced charts of impressive accuracy.

Returning to Hawaii to refit, Cook met his death in a clash with natives as tragic as it seems unnecessary. Dr. Beaglehole discusses, with sympathy and insight, the tensions which led Cook, by then a tired man, into miscalculations alien to his own nature and habits.

The volume and vitality of the records, both textual and graphic, for this voyage surpass those even for Cook's second voyage. Dr. Beaglehole prints the full text of Cook's own holographic journals, followed by those of Captains Clerke and King for the course of the voyage after Cook's death. The surgeons Willian Anderson and David Samwell, both admirable observers, lefy journals which are also here printed in full for the first time. The documentaion is completed, as in the previous volumes, by appendixes of documents and correspondence and by reproductions of original drawings and paintings mainly by John Webber, the artist of the expedition.

In Dr. Beaglehole's words, 'no one can study attentively the records of Cook's third, and last, voyage, without being convinced that it was of the same order of greatness as its two predecessors'. Even if it failed in the object set out in Cook's instructions, it made an extraordinary contribution to geographical knowledge; and it embraces both intellectual and psychological drama. In presenting the materials dor understanding this voyage, Dr. Beaglehole shows no less amstery and perceptivness than in his earlier volumes." - from the jacket flap.

Part One
Contents:
Beaglehole's extensive 200+ page Introduction, followed by the Instructions, The Journal and the Supplement to Cook's Journal.

Part Two
Contents:
Appendix I: Anderson's Journal
Appendix II: Samwell's Journal .
Appendix III: Extracts from Officers' Journals
1. Clerke
2. Burney
3. Williamson
4. Edgar
5. King
6. Home on Cook as Dietician

Appendix IV: The Ships' Companies
Appendix V: Calendar of Documents
With index.

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220 COOK, James, Captain). SUTHREN, Victor To Go Upon Discovery : James Cook and Canada, from 1758 to 1779. First Edition in dustjacket.
Dundurn, 2000, ISBN:1550023276 
(COOK, James, Captain). SUTHREN, Victor. To Go Upon Discovery : James Cook and Canada, from 1758 to 1779. Toronto: Dundurn Press, (2000). First Printing. Pp. (10),[11]-224. 8vo, white cloth, gilt lettering to spine. The book "begins with Cook's arrival in Canada in 1758 and ends with his appointmentto take Endeavour to the South Pacific. In between these dates, we witness the siege of Louisbourg during the Seven Years' War, where Cook made his a lmost accidental discovery of the surveying techniques that distinguished him and gave him a prominent place in history. We see the development of hisabilities while based in Halifax (1759-1762), a port he knew better than a ny but his home port of Whitby, England. We are also party to the detailed description of Cook's Newfoundland survey of 1763-1767." -from the dj. Contents: 1. Early Life and the Path to the Royal Navy; 2. The Royal Navy in Cook's Day; 3. The Reason for Coming: The 'French and Indian War' in North America; 4. Service in Canada: Louisbourg; 5. Service in Canada: Quebec; 6. Mastery Pursued: Nova Scotia and the War's End; 7. Mastery Displayed: Newfoundland and the Great Survey; 8. The Great South Sea and the First Two Voyages; 9. The Final Voyage; Epilogue: The Significance of Cook's Experience inCanada. Name inked inside front cover, else very good in dustjacket. 20.00

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