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201 FINKEL, Ian TURNER, Lynda. FINKEL, Ian. Port that was Macquarie. signed.
1987, 
FINKEL, Ian. The Port that was Macquarie : A Short History of the Maritime Aspects of Port Macquarie 1821-1961. Illustations by Ian Finkel; Research by Ian Finkel and Lynda Turner. [S.l.: s.n.], 1987. Pp 40. 8vo, stapled ill. card covers. Contents include: "Origins and Exploration"; "Early Days Convict Shipping"; "Free Settlers"; "Shipwrecks"; "Shipping Heyday"; "Decline"; "Shipbuilding and Design". With a bibliography and list of wrecks. Vertical crease to rear panel, slightly rubbed, else vg. Signed by author. 24.00

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202 FISHER, Stephen, ed ANDERSON, J.L. FISCHER, Lewis R. BARROW, Tony. Lisbon as a Port Town, The British Seaman and other Maritime Themes. First Edition.
University of Exeter, 1988, 1988 0859893138 / 9780859893138 
FISHER, Stephen, (ed.). Lisbon as a Port Town, The British Seaman and other Maritime Themes. (Exeter, England : University of Exeter, 1988). First Edition. Pp (2),[iii]-vi,1-143,(1). With tables and a few b&w illustrations in the text. 8vo, art-illustrated cardcovers, blue lettering to blue field on spine.

Exeter Maritime Studies No. 2.

"Lisbon as a Port Town, The British Seaman and other Maritime Themes is the second volume in a new series of original works on maritime history to be published by the University of Exeter. The series aims to illuminate not only West Country experience but also European and international topics from pre-history to the contemporary world.

The papers in this volume range widely in their subject matter, from an appreciation of Lisbon in its 'golden age', to the environmental factors governing Prince William's landing in England in 1688, to different aspects of the British seaman's life in the eighteenth and nineteenth
centuries, and to a consideration of the role of management in the decline of British shipbuilding between 1945 and 1973." - the rear.

A book of scholarly essays by divers hands, comprising
Introduction by Fisher

"Lisbon as a Port Town in the Eighteenth Century" by Stephen Fisher;

"Prince William's Descent upon Devon, 1688: the Environmental Constraints" by J.L. Anderson;

"Seamen in a Space Economy: International Regional Patterns of Maritime Wages on Sailing Vessels, 1863-1900" by Lewis R. Fischer;

"The Crewing of Arctic Whaling Vessels in the Eighteenth Century: the Evidence of the Shields Muster Rolls" by Tony Barrow;

"Henry Mayhew and the British Seaman" by David M. Williams; and

"The Decline of British Shipbuilding since the Second World War" by Peter Hilditch.

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203 Fishing Masters' Association) Fishermen of the Atlantic 1909 : A Manual of Information, issued annually,containing the complete list of fishing vessels of Boston, Gloucester, Pro vincetown, Chatham, New Bedford, Portland, ME., Providence, R. I., Newport,R. I., and the entire New En
Fishing Masters' Association, Inc., Boston, 1909, 
(Fishing Masters' Association). Fishermen of the Atlantic 1909 : A Manual of Information, issued annually, containing the complete list of fishing vessels of Boston, Gloucester, Provincetown, Chatham, New Bedford, Portland, ME., Providence, R. I., Newport, R. I., and the entire New England coast, including New York. [Boston: Fishing Masters' Association, Inc.], 1909. Pp. 128 including twenty-eight pages of plates depicting many of the ports mentioned, with a large number of portraits of the various captains, as well as two of the vessels, the Schooner "Rose Dorothea" (winner of Fisherman's Race, August 1908), and the Auxillary Schooner "Helen B. Thomas". 8vo, maroon,gilt lettering to front. In addition to the ships' lists, there are a larg e number of advertisements from companies up and down the East Coast, offering every service that a vessel would require from equipment and supplies to processing facilities and insurance. Binding broken, front partially detached, spine cloth worn and faded with ends chipped and fraying, corners bumped, cloth rubbed, else vg. 500.00

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Fishermen of the Atlantic 1914 : A Manual of Information, issued annually, containing the ONLY complete list of FISHING VESSELS of Boston, Gloucester,Provincetown, Chatham, New Bedford, Portland, ME., Providence, R. I., Newp ort, R. I., Stonington, Conn., Fishing Masters' Association)
204 Fishing Masters' Association) Fishermen of the Atlantic 1914 : A Manual of Information, issued annually, containing the ONLY complete list of FISHING VESSELS of Boston, Gloucester,Provincetown, Chatham, New Bedford, Portland, ME., Providence, R. I., Newp ort, R. I., Stonington, Conn.
Fishing Masters' Association, Inc., Boston, 1914, 
(Fishing Masters' Association). Fishermen of the Atlantic 1914 : A Manual of Information, issued annually, containing the ONLY complete list of FISHING VESSELS of Boston, Gloucester, Provincetown, Chatham, New Bedford, Portland, ME., Providence, R. I., Newport, R. I., Stonington, Conn., the New England Coast, New York, Philadelphia, Pensacola, Florida, Galveston, Texas andNova Scotia Ports. Boston: Fishing Masters' Association, Inc., 1914. Pp. 1 88 including sixty-two pages of plates depicting many of the ports mentioned, with a large number of portraits of the various captains, as well as twoof the vessels, the United States Government Fisheries Schooner, "Grampus" and the Auxillary Schooner "Helen B. Thomas". 8vo, maroon, gilt lettering to front. In addition to the ships' lists, there are a large number of advertisements from companies up and down the East Coast, offering every service that a vessel would require from equipment and supplies to processing facilities and insurance. One ad of particular note uses an attractive double page chart from the Port Clyde Cold Storage and Fisheries Co. Also a few short articles including "The New Boston Fish Pier" and "Fishermen Lost in 1913". Spine slightly faded with some chipping and fraying to ends, small spot to rear board, cloth rubbed, corners bumped, else vg. 600.00

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Fishermen of the Atlantic 1914 : A Manual of Information, issued annually, containing the ONLY complete list of FISHING VESSELS of Boston, Gloucester,Provincetown, Chatham, New Bedford, Portland, ME., Providence, R. I., Newp ort, R. I., Stonington, Conn., Fishing Masters' Association)
205 Fishing Masters' Association) Fishermen of the Atlantic 1914 : A Manual of Information, issued annually, containing the ONLY complete list of FISHING VESSELS of Boston, Gloucester,Provincetown, Chatham, New Bedford, Portland, ME., Providence, R. I., Newp ort, R. I., Stonington, Conn.
Fishing Masters' Association, Inc., Boston, 1914, 
(Fishing Masters' Association). Fishermen of the Atlantic 1914 : A Manual of Information, issued annually, containing the ONLY complete list of FISHING VESSELS of Boston, Gloucester, Provincetown, Chatham, New Bedford, Portland, ME., Providence, R. I., Newport, R. I., Stonington, Conn., the New England Coast, New York, Philadelphia, Pensacola, Florida, Galveston, Texas andNova Scotia Ports. Boston: Fishing Masters' Association, Inc., 1914. Pp. 1 88 including sixty-two pages of plates depicting many of the ports mentioned, with a large number of portraits of the various captains, as well as twoof the vessels, the United States Government Fisheries Schooner, "Grampus" and the Auxillary Schooner "Helen B. Thomas". 8vo, maroon, gilt lettering to front. In addition to the ships' lists, there are a large number of advertisements from companies up and down the East Coast, offering every service that a vessel would require from equipment and supplies to processing facilities and insurance. One ad of particular note uses an attractive double page chart from the Port Clyde Cold Storage and Fisheries Co. Also a few short articles including "The New Boston Fish Pier" and "Fishermen Lost in 1913". Top two-thirds of the title page missing, some foxing to front and rear endpapers, several pages with light smudging to margins, spine browned, head and tail worn and frayed, corners bumped, some soiling to cloth, else vg. 500.00

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Fishermen of the Atlantic 1918 : A Manual of Information, issued annually, containing the ONLY complete list of FISHING VESSELS of Boston, Gloucester,Provincetown, Chatham, New Bedford, Portland, ME., Providence, R. I., Newp ort, R. I., Stonington, Conn., Fishing Masters' Association)
206 Fishing Masters' Association) Fishermen of the Atlantic 1918 : A Manual of Information, issued annually, containing the ONLY complete list of FISHING VESSELS of Boston, Gloucester,Provincetown, Chatham, New Bedford, Portland, ME., Providence, R. I., Newp ort, R. I., Stonington, Conn.
Fishing Masters' Association, Inc., Boston, 1918, 
(Fishing Masters' Association). Fishermen of the Atlantic 1918 : A Manual of Information, issued annually, containing the ONLY complete list of FISHING VESSELS of Boston, Gloucester, Provincetown, Chatham, New Bedford, Portland, ME., Providence, R. I., Newport, R. I., Stonington, Conn., the New England Coast, New York, Philadelphia, Pensacola, Florida, Galveston, Texas andNova Scotia Ports. Boston: Fishing Masters' Association, Inc., 1918. Pp. 1 60 including forty-six pages of plates depicting many of the ports mentioned, with a large number of portraits of the various captains of the vessels.8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to front. In addition to the ships' lists, there are a large number of advertisements from companies up and down the East Coast, offering every service that a vessel would require from equipment and supplies to processing facilities and insurance. Also a few short articles including the topics of the fisheries boom in New England, frozen fish, and vessels lost at sea. Spine slightly faded with light wear to ends, a few small marks to cloth, else vg. 600.00

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207 FLANDRAU, Grace Then I Saw the Congo
Harcourt, Brace and Company, New York, 1929, 
FLANDRAU, Grace. Then I Saw the Congo. New York : Harcourt, Brace and Company, (1929). Pp (6),vii-x,(2),3-308,(2), frontispiece +30 pp plates. Index. 8vo, black cloth, gilt lettering to front board and spine. Contents : 1. ToBegin With.. 2. Slave Coast Ports. 3. The Great River. 4. Leopold. 5. A Ra ilway Journey. 6. An Equatorial City. 7. A Thousand Miles up the Congo. 8. Christmas in Stanleyville. 9. A Difference of Opinion. 10. Into the Ituri. 11. Visitors. 12. Tame Elephants for Wild. 13. Strange Interlude. 14. The U.S. is Warned. 15. Pygmies. 16. An Enchanted Village. 17. A Royal Comedian.18. A Juvenile Court. 19. The Saddest of the Mangbetus. 20. A Story 21. So me Missionaries. 22. Peace Under the Sun. 23. Safari. 24. Fever. 25. Canoesand Crocodiles. 26. By Moonlight. 27. High Personages. 28. The Historic Lu alaba. 29. The Greatest Show on Earth. 30. Giraffes and Other Things. 31. The Lions Won't Look Pleasant. 32. After All. Appendix. Index. Some minor spotting, corners and fore-edge bumped, numbered sticker, namestamps, else good. 25.00

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Annapolis.  signed in dj. , FLEMING, Kevin WRIGHT, St. Clair. KOHLHEPP, Barry.
208 FLEMING, Kevin WRIGHT, St. Clair. KOHLHEPP, Barry. Annapolis. signed in dj.
Portfolio Press, Annapolis, MD, 1988, ISBN:0929518004 
FLEMING, Kevin. Annapolis: The Spirit of Chesapeake Bay; foreword by St. Clair Wright; text by Patricia Barry Kohlhepp. Annapolis, Md.: Portfolio Press, (1988). Pp 127. 4to, blue cloth. A handsome photographic portrait of theMaryland capital, renowned for its harbour, its fine Georgian homes, and f or the presence of the United States Naval Academy. Vg in dj. Signed by Fleming. 90.00

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209 FLYGARE, Eddie Lidkoping
Tryck Grunditz & Forsberg, 1992, 
FLYGARE, Eddie. Lidköping 1860-1950 Lidan. (Lidköping: Tryck Grunditz & Forsberg tryckeri ab, 1992). Pp 72. Illustrated. 4to, ill. card covers. Photographic impressions of the Swedish port of Linköping, spanning one hundred years. Slightly rubbed, else vg. 22.00

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210 FORBES, Allan and Ralph M. EASTMAN EASTMAN, Ralph M. State Street Trust Other Yankee Ship Sailing Cards : Presenting more reproductions of the colorful cards announcing ship sailings to California and other Pacific ports in the days when the California Gold Rush led to the development of fast sailing clippers
State Street Trust Co., Boston, 1949, 
FORBES, Allan and Ralph M. EASTMAN. Other Yankee Ship Sailing Cards : Presenting more reproductions of the colorful cards announcing ship sailings to California and other Pacific ports in the days when the California Gold Rush led to the development of fast sailing clippers and able and courageous men to sail them. Boston : State Street Trust Co., (1949). Pp 111. Colour Illustrated. 8vo, card covers. Vg. 20.00

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211 FORESTER, C.S. Naval War of 1812. First British Edition in dustjacket
Michael Joseph, London, 1957, 
FORESTER, C.S. The Naval War of 1812. London : Michael Joseph, (1957). Pp. (6),7-[255],(1). + frontispiece + 11 plates. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine, small gilt decoration on front board. Map end-papers. This is the British edition of The Age of Fighting Sail: The Story of the Naval War of 1812, published in 1956 by Doubleday. "No one writing today is so well equipped to dramatize great sea battles as C. S. Forester. The author of thefamous Hornblower stories has now written the history of the naval war of 1812 between England and America. The world of unrest in 1812 made it possible for an infant republic seriously to embarrass a great nation rich in a hundred years of sea triumphs. England was queen of the seas, and it seemedfolly for so young a country as the United States to start a naval war wit h The Constitution, The President, and the one or two other ships which formed the only threat the navy possessed. One victory after another by the unproved American Navy roused England to real anger, and provoked the launching of staggering blows upon the Americans in 1814. The blockade of United States ports made privateers of almost every American merchant ship, and thewar on the Great Lakes very nearly sealed the fate of the country. The stu nning impact of the British Navy's attack once it had recovered its equilibrium, and the ultimate, almost stalemate, conclusion to a war that put a final stamp of independence on America's struggle for liberty are highlights in this skilful and important narrative history." (from the dj). Very good in torn dustjacket (with loss of front panel's upper section). 25.00

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212 FROST, Jack HYNES, John B., Mayor Boston... America's Home Port. signed by Mayor Hynes
Hawthorne Press, 1955, 
FROST, Jack. Boston... America's Home Port : A Sketch Book by Jack Frost. (Boston : Hawthorne Press, 1955). Pp 92. Illustrated. Lg 8vo, illustrated paper covered boards. Cover adds : "Published for The City of Boston, 1955, John B. Hynes, Mayor." Pages 7-25 deal specifically with Boston as a seaport. Covers worn, front cover stained, else vg. Signed by Mayor John B. Hynes.30.00

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213 GAGAN, David. Necessity Among Us : The Owen Sound General and Marine Hospital. First Edition in dustjacket.
University of Toronto Press, Toronto, 1990, ISBN:0802034624 
GAGAN, David. "A Necessity Among Us" : The Owen Sound General and Marine Hospital. Toronto: published for Grey Bruce Regional Health Centre by University of Toronto Press, (1990). First Printing. Pp. (6),[vii]-xiii,(13) of illustrations,(2),[1]-161,(1). Illustrated in black and white. 8vol, grey cloth with black lettering to spine. "Near the end of the nineteenth century the town of Owen Sound, Ontario, opened a charity hospital. Over the next ninety years the General and Marine Hospital underwent a series of changes indirection and purpose, until it was eventually transformed into a major re gional health care centre. In charting the history of the hospital, David Gagan reveals much about developments in medicine, health care policy, and social change in Ontario. From 1893 to 1905 the hospital dispensed custodialcare to the sick poor, sailors, and transients of this major Great Lakes p ort. It was funded through private subscriptions and government grants for the care of indigents. But over the next six decades factors such as safer antiseptic surgical techniques, the rapid professionalization of medicine, a post-war therapeutic revolution, changes in domestic lifestyle, and the availability first of private, then public health insurance acted to change the nature of the hospital and its role in the community." - from the dustjacket. Contents: 1. 'A Great Opportunity of Doing Good': Founding the G&M, 1885-93; 2. 'A Public Utility': The Emergence of the Modern Hospital, 1893-1914; 3. 'Once a Patient, Always a Booster': Standardization and Stability,1914-29; 4. 'Sickness Is an Expensive Luxury': Depression, War, and the Cr isis of Health Care, 1930-49; 5. 'What Can a Drowning Man Afford for a LifeJacket?': The Politics of Health Care, 1949-69; 6. 'Once Upon a Time There Was No Frank Miller'. Stamp to half-title page, else very good in dustjack et. 20.00

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214 GALLAGHER, Nancy Elizabeth Cambridge Middle East Library Medicine and Power in Tunisia, 1780-1900. First Edition in dustjacket
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge [et al], 1983, ISBN:0521251249 
GALLAGHER, Nancy Elizabeth. Medicine and Power in Tunisia, 1780-1900. Cambridge [et al] : Cambridge University Press, (1983). First Edition. Pp (4),v-xii,(2),1-145,(1). Maps. Index. 8vo, black cloth, gilt lettering to spine. In the Cambridge Middle East Library series. ""Severe epidemics of plague, cholera, and typhus swept across Tunisia between the years 1780 and 1900. The society was galvanized into action: medical practitioners, religious authorities, and political leaders all tried to deal with the deadly crises. Muslims had, over many centuries, evolved ideas concerning the origin, prevention, and treatment of epidemic diseases that differed somewhat from thoseof their European counterparts. With European economic and political expan sion that accelerated after the Napoleonic Wars, Muslims found themselves confronted not only by a new source of political power but by a new set of medical ideas. This study traces the medical confrontation through the society's response to epidemic disease. Muslim political leaders were anxious tolearn new medical practices and in Tunisia acted quickly to impose quarant ines when news of epidemic disease arrived - following the practice in European ports. By the 1830s, however, European consuls dominated quarantine boards in most Muslim ports, citing the need for efficient controls; yet in Tunisia it was in fact the eagerness of the rulers to impose quarantines in the hope of protecting their territories that led to the takeover of the quarantine authority. Europeans did not want interference in their trade and travel. As European interests in Tunisia increased, medicine became a political tool. History was rewritten: Muslims became passive and fatalistic andso in need of European medical guidance. In the new version of history, Tu nisian society had become impoverished not from European economic and political strangulation but from epidemics. This study suggests rather the opposite. The transition from Muslim to European medical authority was stimulated by the epidemics but was more fundamentally part of the onset of Europeanpolitical domination." (from the dj). Contents : Introduction : Method and approach; Plague, cholera, and typhus; Arabic and European concepts of epi demic disease, c. 1800. 1. Indigenous medicine against plague, 1780-1830 : Indigenous public heaitn ana meuicme; Communal responses to plague, 1784-1820; Social and economic consequences oi plague, 1780-1830. 2. Cholera in anage of European economic expansion, 1830-58 : Cholera, 1849-50, and Ahmad Bey's anxiety; Cholera, 1856, and an anti-European Bey; Social and economicconsequences of cholera, 1830-58. 3. Cholera, typhus, and economic collaps e, 1858-70 : Cholera, 1867, attermath of revolution; Typhus; 1868, prelude to bankruptcy; Social and economic consequences ot tne 1867-8 epidemics. 4.Colonization and collapse of Arab medical institutions : Transition from M uslim to European medical authority; Expansion of European empirical medicine; Muslim medical relorms; Medicine and colonial domination. Conclusion : Mortality and history; Epidemics and social change; Epidemics and medical reform; Medicine and political legitimacy. Appendix A - Waqf (hubus) document for the marisistan of Tunis. Appendix B - Lerter trom Husayn Bey to de Lesseps reasons for the quarantine. Appendix C - Epidemics and population trends: Population size ; Populationn trends. Bookplate, else very good in dustjacket. 60.00

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215 GARDNER, James Anthony LLOYD, Christopher, ed. Above and Under Hatches : Recollections of James Anthony Gardner, R.N. First Edition in dustjacket.
Batchworth, London, 1955, 
(GARDNER, James Anthony). Above and Under Hatches : Recollections of James Anthony Gardner, R.N. Edited by Christopher Lloyd. London: The Batchworth Press, (1955). First Printing. Pp. (8),[ix]-xvi,[1]-200,(2), frontispiece, +8 p. of black and white plates. Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth with gilt let tering to spine. Catalogue of the Library of the National Maritime Museum. Vol 2. Biography 600. "James Anthony Gardner, who lived in the stirring times of Rodney and Nelson, wrote the most entertaining autobiography which has come down to us from the days of the Navy under sail. His gusto for what used to be called 'the humours of the fleet' may well be due to his Irish blood. Gardner's little world is crammed witha lively mixture of humour and horse-play, hard drinking and good fellowshiop, all of which is brilliantlyreflected in his pages. it was an age of eccentrics, many of them immortal ized by Rowlandson in his sketches of the life of the ports. These 'Recollections' have long been the favourite reading of members of the Navy RecordsSociety. In this new edition, presenting Gardner for the first time for th e enjoyment of the general reader, Christopher Lloyd, Assistant Professor of History at Greenwich and the author of several books on naval history, has added some new material and notes, and included several illustrations by Rowlandson and other artists of his time." -from the dustjacket. Contents: 1. Boreas, 1775-7; 2. Conqueror, 1778; 3. Naval Academy, Portsmouth, 1780-1; 4. Panther, 1781-3; 5. Salisbury, 1784-5; 6. Orestes, 1786; 7. Edgar, 1787-9; 8. Barfleur, 1790-2; 9. Queen, 1793; 10. Berwick, 1793-4; 11. Gorgon, 1794; 12. Victory, 1794-5; 13. Hind, 1795-7; 14. Blonde, 1798-1800; 15. Brunswick, 1801-2; 16. Agent of Transports, 1803; 17. Fairlight Signal Station, 1806-14. Very good in lightly rubbed, nicked, price-clipped dustjacket. 37.50

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216 GARNETT, David War in the Air : September 1939 to May 1941. First Edition.
Chatto & Windus, London, 1941, 
GARNETT, David. War in the Air : September 1939 to May 1941. London: Chatto& Windus, 1941. First Printing. Pp. (8),ix,(3),1-200, + 8 leaves of black and white plates. Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Contents: 1. The Conquest of Poland; 2. The "Phoney" War; 3. The R.A.F. Before the War; 4. R.A.F. and G.A.F. Compared; 5. The Work of Coastal Command; 6. Work of Bomber Command; 7. Fighter Command and the B.A.F.F.; 8. The Air War in Norway; 9. The Conquest of Holland; 10. The Invasion of France; 11. The Battle over Dunkirk; 12. Daylight Raids on Britain; 13. Invasion Ports and Submarine Bases (pp. 136-142); 14. The Night Bombing; 15. THe Mediterranean Campaigns; 16. Help from the United States. Light foxing to initialand final leaves, light spotting to spine, short split to tail of rear out er hinge, else very good. Ex-libris Bloomsbury Group scholar S.P. Rosenbaum, with his inked acquisition note to the flyleaf. 25.00

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217 Geographical Handbook Series Indo-China. December 1943. B.R. 510 Geographical Handbook Series.
Naval Intelligence Division, Cambridge University Press HMSO, 1943, 
(Geographical Handbook Series). Indo-China. December 1943. B.R. 510 Geographical Handbook Series. N.pl.: Naval Intelligence Division, 1943. Printed under the authority of H.M. Stationery Office at the University Press, Cambridge. Pp (2),[i]-xiii,(1),1-535,(1),+ 83 pp of plates / maps / diagrams + large coloured folding map in rear pocket. Illustrated. Maps. Index. 8vo, orange cloth, gilt lettering to front board and spine. Contents : 1. Geology and Physical Features. 2. Coasts. 3. Climate. 4. Vegetation. 5. Fauna. 6. Medical Services and Health Conditions. 7. The People. 8. History. 9. Government, Administration and Law. 10. Growth and Distribution of Population. 11.Agriculture and Forestry. 12. Fisheries. 13. Industry. 14. Labour. 15. Com merce. 16. Finance. 17. Ports. 18. Roads. 19. Railways. 20. Waterways. Appendices. Of nautical interest : 2. Coasts (pp 26-46), 12. Fisheries (pp 308-315), 17. Ports (pp 369-408), 20. Waterways (pp 433-443). Spine sunned and spotted, rubbed, inkstamps, penned name, else good to very good. 40.00

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218 German Shipping) 100 Jahre Schiffahrt Schiffbau Häfen "Hansa" Schiffahrt Schiffbau Häfen 1864-1964.
Schiffahrts Verlag "Hansa: C. Schroedter & Co., Hamburg, 1964, 
(German Shipping). 100 Jahre Schiffahrt Schiffbau Häfen "Hansa" Schiffahrt Schiffbau Häfen 1864-1964. Hamburg: Schiffahrts Verlag "Hansa" C. Schroedter & Co., (1964). Pp. 224, (M1)-M262. 4to, sailcloth. A hundred years of shipping and shipbuilding in Germany. Vg. 50.00

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219 GIBBON, John Murray Steel of Empire : The Romantic History of the Canadian Pacific, the Northwest Passage of Today. First American Edition in dustjacket.
Bobbs-Merrill Co., Indianapolis / New York, 1935, 1935 
GIBBON, John Murray. Steel of Empire : The Romantic History of the Canadian Pacific, the Northwest Passage of Today. Indianapolis / New York : Bobbs-Merrill Co., 1935. First US Printing. Pp (18),1-423,(7) + frontispiece + 48 leaves plates + 3 maps, some folding. Illustrated. Map endpapers. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to front board and spine.

Smith, Pacific Northwest Americana 3533; Peel 3437, Lowther, A Bibliography of British Columbia: Laying the Foundations 1849-1899 1756; Hale, Vancouver Centennial Bibliography 1142, Watters p.871, Rhodenizer p.651.

"The story of the Canadian Pacific is synonymous with the story of the making of modern Canada. But Mr Gibbon places the remote genesis of this most remarkable of railroads long before Canada as such was even thought of: in the age-old dream of the Northwest Passage to Cathay. With great modern liners plying both the Atlantic and the Pacific from Canadian ports the C.P.R. does in fact link the Occident and the Orient as no other one company does.

From its early beginnings Mr Gibbon traces the vision of the northern route to the Indies down to the present-day ribbons of steel across Canada and the connecting steamship lines which, taken together, reach from Southampton to Shanghai. We are shown the early mariners in their chimerical quest among the northern ice floes, the fur traders who penetrated the far interior by canoe and portage, the Northwesters and the servants of the Hudson's Bay Company. Canada was pushing westward." - from the dustjacket.

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220 GIFFARD, Ann, (ed.) HMSO Recollections series. Towards Quebec : Two Mid-19th. Century Emigrants' Journals
Her Majesty's Stationery Office HMSO / National Maritime Museum, London, 1981, 
GIFFARD, Ann, (ed.). Towards Quebec : Two Mid-19th. Century Emigrants' Journals. With introduction and commentary by Ann Giffard. London : Her Majesty's Stationery Office / National Maritime Museum, (1981). First Printing. Pp(8),[1]-70,(2) + 16 pages of plates.8vo, red cloth, gilt lettering. In the HMSO's Recollections series. "Most studies of the great migration in which some seven and a half million people crossed the Atlantic from Britain to Canada in sailing vessels between 1815 and 1860 have dwelt on aspects of the mass movement which seem horrific to us today. There was much hardship and the human cargoes were often exploited, especially during the years of the Irish Famine when migration was as its height. But scores of vessels, sailing usually from small west coast ports, crossed and re-crossed the Atlantic, often making three round voyages a year, carrying thousands of migrantsin conditions no worse than those to which they were accustomed ashore. Ma ny of these people went as economic refugees but some men and women with some small capital moved voluntarily to a land they recognised to be one of great opportunity. [...] Giffard introduces two journals of unsensational passages in the mid 19th century which were typical of the great majority of Atlantic crossings. This was how most people emigrated. She describes the circumstances that often led to the decision to emigrate, and something of what happened when they arrived in the New World. The author has crossed theAtlantic by sea, steamed up the St. Lawrence, visited Grosse Île and Quebe c City, and talked to descendants of many Westcountry people who emigrated in the ships of Bideford nearly a century and a half ago." - from the dj. "Uncle Billey's Journal" William Fulford, aboard the barque Civility, 247 tons, pp.14-36, 1848. "Log Kept by William Gliddon, a young man from Barnstaple, during a voyage from Appledore to Quebec in the [full-rigged] ship Ocean Queen, 1000 tons burthen, R.J. Dart, Commander." pp.41-63, 1855. The crews of the ships are given in appendices. Very good in very good, unclipped dustjacket. 25.00

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