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41 Canals] Canals of Canada: under the jurisdiction of the Department of Railways and Canals : 1934
J. O. Patenaude, Printer to the King's Most Excellent Majesty, Ottawa, 1934, 
[Canals]. The Canals of Canada : under the jurisdiction of the Department of Railways and Canals : 1934. Ottawa; J. O. Patenaude, Printer to the King's Most Excellent Majesty, 1934. Pp. (1)-34, + 2 folding plates at rear. 8vo, printed stapled brown card covers. Small abrasion to front cover, else vg. 20.00

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42 CARTER, Robert S Sail Far Away. in dj.
Norton, 1978, 
CARTER, Robert S. Sail Far Away. NY: Norton, (1978). Pp 336. Illustrated. 8vo, blue spine with grey boards. "Written with grace and wit, this book is designed to tell us what is likely to happen after we have ceased our dreaming, bought our yacht, and sailed beyond our familiar horizon. It is derived from the author's past ten years of life on a forty-four-foot ketch and reflects the range of experience which befalls the average middle-aged couple who adventure on the sea. It was a decade that took them to twenty-three countries from the Bahamas to Finland, from Norway to Greece, across the wide oceans and through the narrowest of canals." -from the dj. Vg in dj. 25.00

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43 CATERMOLE, William. Emigration : The Advantages of Emigration to Canada, being the substance ofTwo Letters, delivered at the Town-Hall, Colchester, and the Mechanics' In stitution, Ipswich.
Coles Publishing Company, Toronto, 1970, 
CATERMOLE, William. Emigration : The Advantages of Emigration to Canada, being the substance of Two Letters, delivered at the Town-Hall, Colchester, and the Mechanics' Institution, Ipswich. (Toronto : Coles Publishing Company, 1970). Pp (2),[i]-x,[1]-208,(4). 8vo, orange card covers. A facsimile reprint of the original London : Simpkin and Marshall edition of 1831. Contents : 1. The Geographical Position of Canada - Its Climate, Soil, Production. 2. Description of the principal Towns, and various Improvements in York and the Home District. 3. Outline of the Canada Company, and the prospects it holds out to British Settlers. 4. Description of the principal Roads, Lakes, Canals in the route from Montreal to Sandwich - A Table of Population and Assessment, and list of the Members returned, corrected up to March 1831 - Agricultural Societies, &c. 5. Comparison between New York State and Upper Canada - Prices of land in each County - Value of Produce, Labour, Population according to the last Census - And also some of the principal Cities in the Union. 6. General advice to Emigrants - List of Prices of Wages - Description of persons most wanted in Upper Canada - The proper time to Emigrate - Most economical means pointed out to accomplish the Voyage, &c. 7. Conclusion - containing hints to the different Parishes with superabundant labourers. Extracts from the Reports made by select Committees of the Houseof Commons. Appendix: Statements of the Sales of Land by the Canada Compan y. Letters 'To the Editors of the Suffolk Chronicle and the Ipswich Journal, by the Author, with Answers by Various Correspondents. Lightly rubbed, else very good. 15.00

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44 CERMAKIAN, Jean University of Toronto Department of Geography Research Publications 14) Moselle : River and Canal from the Roman Empire to the European Economic Community
University of Toronto Press, Toronto, 1975, ISBN:0802033105 
CERMAKIAN, Jean. The Moselle : River and Canal from the Roman Empire to theEuropean Economic Community . Toronto: University of Toronto Press, (1975) . Pp. [i]-xiv,[1]-162. Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated white and yellow card covers. University of Toronto Department of Geography Research Publications, number 14. Vg. 20.00

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45 CHALONER & FLEMING, Mahogany and Timber Brokers Mahogany Tree : Its Botanical Characters, Qualities and Uses, with Practical Suggestions for Selecting and Cutting It in the Regions of Its Growth [...] the Supply of Fire Timber for Ship-Building and All Other Purposes
Rockliff and Son / Effingham Wilson, Liverpool / London , 1851, 
(CHALONER & FLEMING, Mahogany and Timber Brokers). The Mahogany Tree : Its Botanical Characters, Qualities and Uses, with Practical Suggestions for Selecting and Cutting It in the Regions of Its Growth, in the West Indies andCentral America, with Notices of the Projected Interoceanic Communications of Panama, Nicaragua, and Tehuantepe, in Relation to Their Productions, an d the Supply of Fire Timber for Ship-Building and All Other Purposes; with a Map and Illustrations. And an Appendix, Containing the Documents Presented to the Lloyd's Committee of Registry, in Favour of the Use of Mahogany, for the Building of First-Class Vessels. Liverpool : Rockliff and Son / London : Effingham Wilson, n.d. [Preface dated 31st December, 1850]. Pp (2),[i]-ix,(10,[5]-117,(1), frontis + 6 plates + folding table. 8vo, blue pressed cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Contents : Intriduction. I. Region in whichthe Mahogany Tree grows. II. The Countries through which the communication s from the Atlantic to the Pacific will be opened [includes projects for canals, railways, and Macadamized roads]. III. Geographical Position. IV. History of the Mahogany Tree [including First used by Cortez, for Shipbuilding, around the year 1521 – By Sir W. Raleigh, in 1597 – By Captain Dampier, in 1681]. V. On the use of Mahogany for Shipbuilding, Church and House Building, Machinery, Railway, &c., Carriages, Dock Gates, Carving, and other purposes. VI. Remarks on the Selection, Qualities, and Dimensions of Mahogany.Appendices [including No. 4 – Documents Presented to Lloyd's Committee for the Registry of British and Foreign Shipping, in support of the Memorials of the Honduras Merchants claiming the insertion of Mahogany as a first-rate wood in the Tables for the construction of vessels of the 12 years' grade. No. 5 – Tables of the comparative displacement, by a vessel of 1000 tons register, when built of British Oak, or of Honduras Mahogany. No. 7 – Tableof Timber to be used in the Building of Vessels of the Classes for 12 and 10 years, as permitted by the Rules of the Lloyd's Committee of Registry for the year 1850]. Lacking the Map of the West Indies and Central America atrear, cloth rubbed, corners bumped, spine browned, occasional light foxing , a little shaky, else good. Signed with inscription by Edward Chaloner, dated 1852. Scarce. 300.00

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46 CHAPMAN, Harry Men...Money...and Muscle : Building the Shubenacadie Canal
Dartmouth Historical Association, Dartmouth , 1994, ISBN:096966463x 
CHAPMAN, Harry. Men...Money...and Muscle : Building the Shubenacadie Canal.(Dartmouth, NS): The Dartmouth Historical Association, 1994. Pp. (1),ii-iv ,[1]-48. Illustrated. Double column. Large 8vo, stapled green ill. card covers, white and pale green lettering to front cover. Introduction by Carmen Moir. "The canal was built to create a navigable waterway from Halifax Harbour to the communities along the Bay of Fundy for trade, settlement, and resource development. The canal was designed to connect the harbour to a chain of seven lakes, the Shubenacadie River, and the Minas Basin using nine locks and two inclined planes. During its construction period the population of Dartmouth great from 30 families to 400 families. The province's first major labour strike occurredf during construction in 1831 when canal workersdid not get paid. Considered an engineering triumph by many, it was a fina ncial disaster for many of its investors. Sections of the canal and its locks have been restored by the federal and provincial governments for recreational purposes and its heritage value." - from rear. Contents: 1. The Golden Age of Canals: A Great Idea -- Canal Mania -- Owen's Safari -- The Governor's Plan; 2. Planning a Dream: A New Proposal -- "A Wild Expensive Project" -- The Moneyed Class -- Maitland, the River's Mouth -- Brass Bands and Speeches; 3. Building the Waterway: Celtic Muscle -- Birth of Irish Town -- Houses for God -- Shattered Dreams; 4. Dartmouth Meets the Fundy Shore: The Paper Canal -- Fairbanks the Younger -- The Modified Scheme -- The Avery and the Iron Horse -- Henry Findlay's Logbook; 5. The End and a New Beginning: A Town of Industry -- Preserving a Legacy. Very good. Due to its small size, shipping charges should be a bit cheaper than quoted. 15.00

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47 CHRISTIAN, T.M. Realites 257 BERGER, John Fishermen of Quiberon.
Réalités, 1972, 
CHRISTIAN, T.M. "The Fisherman of Quiberon." An article on the fishery of this section of Britanny in Réalités, No.257, April 1972. Pp 64-71. Triple column. Also Bruce Allan's "The Windswept Shores of Belle Isle" [off the south coast of Brittany, pp.40-46]; Suzanne Patterson and's "The Inland Waterways: A View from the Bridge" [France, pp.32-39]. Vg. 5.00

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48 CLEW, Kenneth R. HADFIELD, Charles (foreword) Kennet and Avon Canal. in dj.
David & Charles, Newton Abbot, 1968, 
CLEW, Kenneth R. The Kennet and Avon Canal : An Illustrated History. With 30 plates and 20 text illustrations including maps ; and a foreword by Charles Hadfield. Newton Abbot: David & Charles, (1968). Pp. 206, frontis., +16 p. of plates. 8vo, pale green cloth. Toy 3030. "The Kennet & Avon Canal spans southern England from Bristol to the Thames at Reading. Opened in 1810 at a cost of a million pounds, its barges and narrow boats busily exchanged goods between London and the west, and provided the Avon Valley and the Vale of White Horse with coal from the Somerset mines." - from the dj. Vg in rubbed dj. 40.00

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49 COLLINS, Dale GOWEN, Jeanne Bouchet (intro.) Sea-Tracks of the Speejacks Round the World
Doubleday, Page and Co., Garden City, NY, 1923, 
COLLINS, Dale. Sea-Tracks of the Speejacks Round the World. With an introduction by Jeanne Bouchet Gowen. Garden City, NY: Doubleday, Page and Co., 1923. Pp. [i]-lxxv,(3),1-286,(2), frontis., + 92 p. of plates. Illustrated. 8vo, green cloth with decoration to front and gilt lettering to spine. Toy 413: "The story of the first circumnavigation by a motor yacht, westward from New York via the Panama and Suez Canals, 21 August 1921 to 11 December 1922. The yacht was towed 4,400 miles across the south Pacific by Eastern Queen because she had insufficient fuel capacity to make this part of the voyage on her own. The introduction is written by the owner's wife. A flamboyant narrative of a luxury cruise, but with solid content." Contents: Introduction: Gowen's "The Log of the Speejacks: From New York to Australia". 1. Hors d'Oeuvre, 2. Across the Wide Pacific, 3. Garlanded Islands, Blackfellows, and a Beachcomber, 4. Papua's Ports and People, 5. Mad Drums of the Dark Island, 6. Isles in a Living Sea, and a Lost Barque, 7. A 'Wet' Town and the Island Called 'the Beautiful Lady with the Poisoned Lips', 8. A Race fromthe Port-of-Dreams-for-Sale to the Orient, 9. The Sultan who Died and Hurr ying Waters, 10. Winsome Dancers Before Goggling Gods, 11. Colliding with aJunk and Climbing a Volcano, 12. Through the Great Heart of Java, 13. A Gl ance Astern and a Sailorman's Jewelled Girl, 14. Nights with Chinese Millionaires and an Unserene Sultan, 15. Odd Ports and Across an Ocean, 16. Mediterranean Days, a Bullfight, and the Last Ocean, 17. Home Again. Inner hinges cracked, spine ends frayed, much of spine lettering worn away, bottom edge bumped with wear to other edges, slightly splayed, else vg. 20.00

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50 CONDON, George E. Stars in the Water: The Story of the Erie Canal. in dj
Doubleday & Company, 1974, ISBN:0385066422 
CONDON, George E. Stars in the Water: The Story of the Erie Canal. Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Company, 1974. Pp. 338. With [8] pp. of plates. 8vo, beige cloth covered boards, tan cloth spine with gilt titles. The story of the construction of the Erie Canal, a 363 mile-long waterway linking Lake Erie with the Hudson River. Vg in dj (with light wear to the spine ends and corners of the wrapper). 17.50

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51 CONGER, Marion Golden Books of Ships and Boats.
Simon and Schuster, New York , 1954, 
CONGER, Marion. The Golden Books of Ships and Boats. Illustrated by Robert Doremus. New York : Simon and Schuster, (1954). Pp [1]-64. Illustrated. 4to, illustrated blue card covers. A Golden Play Book, P-15. Every kind of ship and boat from early days to the present. 64 pages all in color. Some of the features you'll find in this book : Warships of the Navy, Life on a Liner, The Coast Guard, Submarines, Motor Boating, How to Sail, Navigation Aids, Signal Flags, Sailor's Knots to Tie, Quizzes, Navigation Canals, Ports and Harbors, History of the Navy, Voyages of the Past. Naval Uniforms, Ship Models. Very good. 12.50

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52 CRONE, G.C.E Nederlandsche Binnenschepen
Allert de Lange, 1944, 
CRONE, G.C.E. Nederlandsche Binnenschepen. Amsterdam: Allert de Lange, 1944. Pp 108. 20 pages of plates. Small 8vo, tan p.c.b. with black cl. sp. A delight even for non-Dutch readers, this slim volume traces the history of indigenous Dutch coastal vessels and small craft. Includes many engravings and photographs of models and artifacts from the collections of the maritime museums of Amsterdam and Rotterdam; some of which, given the wartime date of publication, may no longer exist. Small stain to bottom of front board, else vg. 29.00

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53 CROSS, Michael (ed.). WHITELEY, William H. COOK, James, Capt. RAUDZENS, George K. Canadian Historical Review. Volume 54, No. 3, September 1973
University of Toronto Press, Toronto , 1973, 
CROSS, Michael (ed.). The Canadian Historical Review. Volume LIV, No. 3, September 1973. Toronto : University of Toronto Press, 1973. Pp (2),[245]-368,(2). 8vo, white card covers, printed in red and black. Contents : 1. "James Cook and the British Policy in the Newfoundland Fisheries, 1763-7” (by William H. Whiteley, pp 245-272). 2. “The Military Impact on Canadian Canals,1815-25” (by George K. Raudzens, pp 273-286). 3. “Federal Government Grant s to Canadian Universities, 1951-66” (by David A.A. Stager). Plus book reviews and regular features. Very good. For the issue 18.00

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54 Crowsnest Crowsnest : The Royal Canadian Navy's Magazine. Vol. 12, No. 05, March, 1960
Roger Duhamel, Ottawa , 1960, 
(Crowsnest). The Crowsnest : The Royal Canadian Navy's Magazine. Vol. 12, No. 5, March, 1960. (Ottawa : Roger Duhamel, 1960). Pp 1-28. Illustrated. Triple Column. 4to, illustrated green and white stapled wrappers. Contents : RCN News Review; 40 Years Ago; Farewell to the Jaunty; Officers and Men; Weddings and Births; New Air Trades Structure; Variable Depth Sonar; Here andThere in the RCN; Afloat and Ashore; Nuclear Submarines and NATO; The Well and Canal Story; Canada's First Satellite; The Navy Plays; Books for the Sailor; Lower Deck Promotions; Naval Lore Corner No. 81. Cover photo of a “chopper” of HS 50, the RCN's anti-submarine unit, armed with homing torpedoes, lowering its dunking sonar into the sea. Inside front cover photo of the Crusader. Rubbed, mailing label, vertical crease, surface tear to front cover, else very good. 17.00

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55 Crowsnest Crowsnest : The Royal Canadian Navy's Magazine. Vol. 12, No. 05, March, 1960
Roger Duhamel, Ottawa , 1960, 
(Crowsnest). The Crowsnest : The Royal Canadian Navy's Magazine. Vol. 12, No. 5, March, 1960. (Ottawa : Roger Duhamel, 1960). Pp 1-28. Illustrated. Triple Column. 4to, illustrated green and white stapled wrappers. Contents : RCN News Review; 40 Years Ago; Farewell to the Jaunty; Officers and Men; Weddings and Births; New Air Trades Structure; Variable Depth Sonar; Here andThere in the RCN; Afloat and Ashore; Nuclear Submarines and NATO; The Well and Canal Story; Canada's First Satellite; The Navy Plays; Books for the Sailor; Lower Deck Promotions; Naval Lore Corner No. 81. Cover photo of a “chopper” of HS 50, the RCN's anti-submarine unit, armed with homing torpedoes, lowering its dunking sonar into the sea. Inside front cover photo of the Crusader. Rubbed, mailing label, stain to back cover, else very good. 20.00

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56 CUMBERLAND, Barlow Century of Sail and Steam on the Niagara River
Musson Book Company Limited, Toronto, 1913, 
CUMBERLAND, Barlow. A Century of Sail and Steam on the Niagara River . Toronto: The Musson Book Company Limited, (1913). Pp. [i]-xvi,[9]-198,(2), port. frontis., + 14 p. of plates. Illustrated. 8vo, brown cloth with gilt lettering to front and spine. A chronicle of sail and steam-powered merchant shipping on the Niagara River and in Lake Ontario in the nineteenth century, surveying the important shipping era where steam navigation surpassed sail as the primary driving force in powering shipping on the Lakes, and of the rise in influence of the Niagara Navigation Company as the dominant shipping force in the region. Includes information on the activities of the Royal Navy in the region, the river's role in the development of the railway infrastructure in southern Ontario and the north-eastern United States, shipbuilding firms that sprung up along the river, the building of adjunct canals and their subsequent lock systems, ship-specific actions, and much more. Nostone of nautical importance is left unturned in this highly informative n arrative. Cumberland himself was an influential figure in the management ofmerchant shipping on the Great Lakes at the turn of the century, serving a s the long-time Vice-President of the Niagara Navigation Company. Contents:1. The First Eras of Canoe and Sail. 2. The First Steamboats on the River and Lake Ontario. 3. More Steamboats and Early Water Routes; the River the centre of Through Travel East and West. 4. Expansion and Decline of Trafficon the River. 5. On the Upper Lakes with the Wolseley Expedition and Lord Dufferin, 6. A Novel Idea and a New Venture; Buffalo in Sailing Ship Days; A Risky Passage. 7. Down Through the Welland; the Miseries of Horse-towing Times; Port Dalhousie and a Lake Veteran; The Problem Solved; Toronto at Last. 8. The Niagara Portal; Old Times and Old Names at Newark and Niagara; AWinter of Changes; A New Rivalry Begun. 9. The First Season of the Niagara Navigation Company; A Hot Competition; Steamboat Manoeuvres. 10. Change Pa rtners Rate-cutting and Racing; Hanlan and Toronto Waterside; Passenger Limitation Introduced. 11. Niagara Camps Formed; More Changes and Competition;Beginning of Railroads in New York State; Early Passenger Men and Ways. 12 . First Railways to Lewiston; Expansion Required; The Renown of the Let-Her-B; A Critic of Plimsoll. 13. Winter and Whisky in Scotland; Rail Arrives at Lewiston Dock; How Cibola got Her Name; On the U.E. Loyalist Route; Ongiara Added. 14. Running the Blockade on the Let-Her-B, as Told by Her Captain-owner. 15. The Canadian Electric Railway to Queenston; An Old Portage Route Revived; The Trek to the Western States; Chippewa Arrives; Railway Chiefs. 16. Cibola Goes, Corona Comes; The Gorge Electric Railway Opens to Lewiston; How the Falls Cut Their Way Back Through the Rocks; Royal Visitors; theDecisiveness of Israel Tarte. 17. Cayuga Adds Her Name; Niagara and Hamilt on Rejoined; Ice Jams on the River; The Niagara Ferry Completed; Once More the United Management from 'Niagara to the Sea'. Some light fraying to upper right front corner, very light rubbing to spine and bottom edge, faint spotting to title page, else a very nice copy. 450.00

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57 CUTHBERTSON, George A. Freshwater : A History and a Narrative of the Great Lakes. Limited, Signededition
Macmillan Company of Canada Limited, Toronto, 1931, 
CUTHBERTSON, George A. Freshwater : A History and a Narrative of the Great Lakes. Written and Illustrated by George A. Cuthbertson. Toronto : Macmillan Company of Canada Limited, 1931. First Edition. Pp (18),3-315, colour frontispiece + 15 leaves of plates (8 in colour). Other illustrations in the text. 8vo, blue printed tan cloth. Rhodenizer p.653, Whiteman, A Bibliography of Macmillan of Canada Imprints 454, Fredriksen, Free Trade and Sailors’ Rights : A Bibliography of the War of 1812 C23, D272, E127. Not in Watters.Special edition for Canada Steamship Lines limited to 200 numbered and sig ned copies, this being No.52. "The blue waters of the Great Lakes have coloured the history of the North American Continent, and the story of the ships which have navigated these waters for three centuries forms an epic of surpassing interest. For the first two hundred years this story is of war, ofconquest, and of naval engagements involving the destiny of nations; but s ince the early years of the nineteenth century there has been no war, and the blessings of peace are manifest in the great development of water borne commerce which marks this period. This book is a history of ships, but it deals mainly with the evolution in the types of ships developed under the above changing conditions ; and the ships chosen for detailed description and illustration indicate primarily the progress attained at various times inresponse to the demands of war and of peace. The romance of the great hist orical drama, or of the great individual characters in such drama, is not emphasized herein, but is merely referred to as incidental to the descriptions of the ships themselves, presented in sequence, and briefly associated with such salient facts of navigation, of topography, and of cultural development as seemed essential to a proper understanding of the subject. To thisend, each chapter is devoted to an outline of the development of lake ship ping, both naval and commercial, with particular reference to the outstanding political and social events of its period, together with a summary of each phase of development, and of the principal types of ships which were built thereunder, avoiding, however, great technical detail." - from the preface. Contents : 1. Discovery of the Lakes; 2. La Salle; 3. La Salle's Ships;4. The Seven Years' War (pp.52-88); 5. The End of the French Regime; 6. Th e Events which Followed the Conquest; 7. The Provincial Marine; 8. The 1812War (pp.139-161); 9. The Naval Warfare in 1813 and 1814; 10. A New Regime; 11. The Sailing Ship Era, 1820-1890 (pp.226-251); 12. The Great Shipping C ompanies (pp.252-274). Appendices. I. First Vessels on the Great Lakes, 1678-1759; II. Provincial Marine Fleet up to 1813; III. Commercial Vessels; IV. Conditions of Trade in New France at the Close of the French Regime; V. Bateaux, Whaleboats and Small Craft; VI. Great Lakes Canals (pp.290-299); VII. Lights and Navigation Aids. With Catalogued List of Reference Books, Etc. and index. The illustrations: "The Moonlight, of Milwaukee" [colour frontispiece], "A Hudson's Bay Company Canoe Shooting a Rapid", "Side View of aCanot de Maitre", "La Salle's Griffin", "The Griffin on the Stocks", "The Frontenac Being Outfitted", "French Vessels in their Autumn Rig"[colour plate], "H.M. Sloops Oswego and Ontario", " H.M. Schooners Huron and Michigan", "La Marquise de Vaudreuil", "Whaleboats used for Bradstreet's Expedition", "Launch of H.M. Snow Missisaga at Oswego, 1759" [colour plate], "The Nancy, Square Topsail Schooner"[colour plate], "H.M. Brig Gage", "Royal Naval Dockyard at Kingston, Upper Canada"[colour plate], "The U.S.S. General Pike,Chauncey's Flagship"[colour plate], "H.M.S. Wolfe, Yeo's Flagship", "H.M. Armed Luggers Kingston, Quebec and Black Snake", "H.M.S. Detroit, Barclay'sFlagship"[colour plate], "H.M.S. Prince Regent, on Lake Ontario", "The U.S . Brigs Jones and Jefferson", "S.S. Frontenac"[colour plate], "S.S. Vandalia, passing through the Welland Canal", " S.S. Walk-in-the-Water", "H.M.S. Cherokee", "The Five-mast Barquentine, David Dows", "Norwegian Sloop, Skjoldmoen, of Bergen", "The Lafayette Cooke", "Brigantine Columbia" [colour plate], "The John Ericsson, Whaleback Type of Vessel", "S.S. Lemoyne, Largest Cargo Steamer on the Great Lakes", "S.S. Noronic, a present-day Great Lakes Passenger Liner". A very good copy of an attractive, well-printed volume. Copy no. 52, signed by Cuthbertson. 300.00

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58 Dartmouth, Nova Scotia LOGAN, J.D. PETISPAS, Arthur C. Program In Honor of 169th Anniversary of The Settlement, and 46th Anniversary of The Incorporation of Dartmouth : Illustrated Souvenir Booklet. Peace Celebration and Welcome To Our Brave Soldier Boys, Thursday, Aug, 7, 1919.
1919, 
(Dartmouth, Nova Scotia). Program In Honor of 169th Anniversary of The Settlement, and 46th Anniversary of The Incorporation of Dartmouth : Illustrated Souvenir Booklet. Peace Celebration and Welcome To Our Brave Soldier Boys, Thursday, Aug, 7, 1919. N.pl.: n.pub., (1919). Pp 1-68. Illustrated. Slim8vo, illustrated tan stapled card covers. Of nautical interest : The Ferry (pp 42-43, 45, 47, including two illustrations); The Shubenacadie Canal (p p 53 & 55). Contents : Introduction (by Arthur C. Petitpas); Foreword (by J.D. Logan); Message from Mayor Simpson; Greetings from Mayor Parker, of Halifax; Mayors of Dartmouth Since 1873; The Attractiveness of Dartmouth; Historical Review of Dartmouth (by Arthur C. Petitpas); Historical Review – TheIndians; The Unreturning Brave Honor Roll; The Auto Doctor and Supply Stat ion of Dartmouth; Natal Day Program; Historical Review – The Ferry – The Churches – The Shubenacadie Canal); Reminiscence in Portraits; and more. Covers rubbed and darkened. Small brown stain to first page, a couple of small edge tears in margins, else good to very good. 100.00

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59 DAVISON, Ann By Gemini; or, Marshmallows in the Salad. First Edition in dustjacket
Peter Davies, London, 1962, 
DAVISON, Ann. By Gemini; or, Marshmallows in the Salad. London : Peter Davies, (1962). First Edition. Pp (10),3-[239],(1) + 16-page central section ofb&w photos. Map in text. 8vo, blue cloth. Toy 1324, Morris & Howland p.41. Published in the United States in the same year under the title In the Wak e of the Gemini. Includes Canada. 31 photos including: "Gemini and author at the lift lock at Peterborough"; "The Marine Railway at Swift Rapids, Trent Canal, Ontario"; "Fishing boat beached at Meldrum Bay, Manitoulin Island,Ontario"; "Gemini waiting to go down in the Kirkfield Lift Locks on the Tr ent Canal, Ontario"; "Gemini at the Kingston Yacht Club, Ontario"; and "Theketch Scherzo en route from Nova Scotia to Lake Michigan". "It was in 1953 that Ann Davison made a bit of history by being the first woman to sail th e Atlantic single-handed - a feat she recorded in her best-selling My Ship is so Small. Having arrived in America she decided to live there for a time- 'settle down' would never be the term to use for her - and before long s he wondered what should be her next adventuture. As far back as 1954 the seeds were sown in her mind of a Grand Stateside Tour: to sail from Miami to Miami; via Atlantic Seabooard to New York; by the River Hudson and.d canalsto Lake Ontario and Canada; more canals and great lakes to Chicago; by the great Rivers Illinois and Mississippi to New Orleans and the Gulf of Mexic o; across the Gulf to the west coast of Florida; and home to Miaiami. But things got in the way: a marriage which 'didn't take and was, so to speak, struck off the rolls'; an illness, 'It was cancer, the doctor said, in a roundabout way, and I vvould have to have an operation ...'; another marriage,but this didn't get in the way (apart irom the time she spent trying to re member whether his name was Bert Billheimer or Bill Bertheimer), and plans for the Grand Tour began to develop. Ann was to go alone - 'I can't take that kind of time off', said Bert, adding with a grin 'besides she won't let me - her writing contracts say she has to go alone. They don't want a man. along. Spoil the story.' Without admitting that he might have spoilt it, itis our opinion that Ann's account of her solo tro trip in her 17-foot outb oard cruiser Gemini, makes delightfully enthralling reading." (from the dj). Arranged in five parts: I. Atlantic Seaboard; II. Canals; III. Lakes; IV.Rivers; V. Gulf. Very good in lightly soiled and nicked, spine-sunned but unpriceclipped dustjacket. Uncommon. 80.00

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60 DAWSON, Joan Mapmakers' Legacy : Nineteenth Century Nova Scotia Through Maps. First Edition, Signed
Nimbus Publishing Limited, Halifax, 2007, ISBN:9781551096070 
DAWSON, Joan. The Mapmakers' Legacy : Nineteenth Century Nova Scotia Through Maps. (Halifax, NS) : Nimbus Publishing Limited, (2007). First Printing. Pp. (6),1-152. Illustrated throughout in colour and b&w. Triple column. Oblong 8vo, illustrated cream card covers with black and white lettered blue and maroon title blocks to front cover and spine. The publisher's launch of this book was on June 28, 2007 at the Halifax Memorial Library. "Following the path first charted by 'The Mapmaker's Eye', in which Joan Dawson examines the development of early Nova Scotia through maps, 'The Mapmakers' Legacy' carries on, plotting the province's growth through the careful examination and analysis of maps from the nineteenth century. An exciting time in Nova Scotia's history, the nineteenth century saw the first serious attempts to gain knowledge of the entire province, its resources and its inhabitants. Early in the century, maps reflect the settlement that was still taking place, the roads being built to link the settlements , the increasingly sophisticated defenses under construction, and the attempts to identify the resources on which development would depend. In the second half of the century, the maps begin to change; suddenly, they depict the development of industries, the establishment of railways and shipping lines, and the growth of towns where enterprising manufacturers and merchants were setting up business. The mapmakers of the nineteenth century have indeed left us with a one that Joan Dawson uses skillfully to trace developments in our province that today are so easily taken for granted. " - from the rear cover. Contents: 1. Surveying the Scene: The Mapmakers; 2. Selling the Scene: Printers and Publishers; 3. Getting Around: Roads, Bridges, and Ferries; 4. Natural Resources: Minerals, Wood, and Water; 5. New Developments: Canals and Railways; 6. Defending the Empire: Military Maps; 7. Charting the Coast: Ports and Harbours (pp.98-113); 8. Establishing the Population: Surveys of Settlements; 9. Maps and the Marketplace: Commercial City and Town Maps. Very good. Signed, with inscription, by Dawson on the title page. 35.00

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