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61 CHRISP, J., Lt.-Comdr. South of Cape Horn : A Story of Antarctic Whaling. 1st UK no dj.
Robert Hale, London, 1958, 
CHRISP, J., Lt.-Comdr. South of Cape Horn : A Story of Antarctic Whaling . L.: Robert Hale, (1958). First UK Printing. Pp. [1]-184, frontis., + 8 p. of black and white plates. Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. The author's account of three seasons' whaling aboard a whaleshipoff Antarctica, logging over 100,000 nautical miles, handling about 6,000 whales, and bringing home 415,000 barrels of whale-oil. Uncommon. Spine heavily sunned with gilt lettering predominantly worn away, edges spotted, occasional foxing, bookplate remnants to ffep, else vg. 30.00

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62 Chums Annual EVANS, E.R.G.R. CORYDON, Paul SHAW, Frank H., Capt. Chums 1929-1930.
Amalgamated Press, London, 1930, 
(Chums Annual). Chums 1929-1930. London The Amalgamated Press, Ltd., (1930). Pp (4),1-832, colour frontis + 11 colour plates. Many Text Illustrations.4to, red cloth with the image of a cowboy astride a bucking bronco, gilt t itles to front and spine. A collection of adventure stories for boys, including the following serial stories : Robert Harding's "The Frontier Afire"; Haylton Cleaver's "A House Divided"; Earle Danesford's "The Island of Ghosts"; George E. Rochester's "Jackals of the Clouds"; Capt. Frank H. Shaw's "Son o' the Seven Seas"; Rear Admiral E.R.G.R. Evans's "South with Scott"; L.C. Douthwaite's "The Third Robin Featherstone"; Haylton Cleaver's "To LeaveGreyminster"; Paul Corydon's "To Sweep the Spanish Main"; John Wheway's "T rojans, The Soccer Kings"; and Rowland Walker's "War Wings." Plus many longand short complete stories and articles, and 11 photographic plates, inclu ding “An Epic of the Arctic”; “Whaling in the Antarctic”; “The Miracle of Talking Films”; “The Calgary Stampede”; “In the World of Ice.” ADDITIONAL SHIPPING CHARGES MAY BE REQUIRED DUE TO ITS WEIGHT. Wear to spine ends and corners, cloth rubbed and lightly soiled, inner hinges cracked, spotting to endpapers, else good. 60.00

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Journal of the Margaret Rait 1840-1844. First Edition, COFFIN, James Doane, Capt. ROBERTSON, Marion, intro.
63 COFFIN, James Doane, Capt. ROBERTSON, Marion, intro. Journal of the Margaret Rait 1840-1844. First Edition
Lancelot, Hantsport, NS, 1984, ISBN:0889992460 1984 0889992460 / 9780889992467 
COFFIN, James Doane, Captain. Journal of the Margaret Rait 1840-1844. Introduction by Marion Robertson. Hantsport, Nova Scotia : Lancelot Press, (1984). First Edition. Pp (3),4-81,(1). With a few illustrations in the text. 8vo, glossy blue, white and yellow cardcovers, white spine with black lettering.

Cover adds subtitle : The Journal of a Whaling Cruise from Barrington, N.S.

Captain James Doane Coffin (b. March 12, 1814, Coffinscroft, on the outskirts of Barrington - d. 1885, Port Clyde, Shelburne County).

One of our copies had a typed note affixed to the first page: "NOTE: The title states that the whaling cruise was from Barrington, N. S., and, in fact, while Captain Doane was from Barrington, The Margaret Rait sailed from Saint John, N. B." The Margaret Rait was a barque, a whaling ship built in St. Andrew’s in 1831 and registered in Saint John. In October 1840, the Margaret Rait embarked on its last whaling voyage, an expedition to the Galapagos Islands.

"Written in the nineteenth century by Captain James Doane Coffin from Barrington, Nova Scotia and dedicated to his young wife Mary Doane, Journal of the Margaret Rait is a first hand account of a four year whaling cruise in the South Pacific. Its pages describe exotic lands and peoples, elemental battles between man and whale, and the sometimes dangerous tensions arising on board ship. Captain Coffin lived in a harsh era that demanded resourcefulness and courage. He left behind in his ship's logs and journals a record of a way of life and of years that will not be lived again." from the rear cover.

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64 COFFIN, James Doane, Capt. ROBERTSON, Marion, intro. Journal of the Margaret Rait 1840-1844. First Edition, Signed by Robertson
Lancelot Press, Hantsport, NS, 1984, ISBN:0889992460 
COFFIN, James Doane, Captain. Journal of the Margaret Rait 1840-1844. Introduction by Marion Robertson. Hantsport, Nova Scotia : Lancelot Press, (1984). First Edition. Pp (3),4-81,(1). With a few illustrations in the text. 8vo, glossy blue, white and yellow cardcovers, white spine with black lettering. Cover adds subtitle : The Journal of a Whaling Cruise from Barrington, N.S. Captain James Doane Coffin (b. March 12, 1814, Coffinscroft, on the outskirts of Barrington - d. 1885, Port Clyde, Shelburne County). One of our copies had a typed note affixed to the first page: "NOTE: The title states that the whaling cruise was from Barnngton, N. S., and, in fact, while Captain Doane was from Barrington, The Margaret Rait sailed from Saint John, N.B. " The Margaret Rait was a barque, a whaling ship built in St. Andrew’s in 1831 and registered in Saint John. In October 1840, the Margaret Rait embarked on its last whaling voyage, an expedition to the Galapagos Islands. "Written in the nineteenth century by Captain James Doane Coffin from Barrington, Nova Scotia and dedicated to his young wife Mary Doane, Journal of the Margaret Rait is a first hand account of a four year whaling cruise in the South Pacific. Its pages describe exotic lands and peoples, elemental battles between man and whale, and the sometimes dangerous tensions arising on board ship. Captain Coffin lived in a harsh era that demanded resourcefulness and courage. He left behind in his ship's logs and journals a record of a way of life and of years that will not be lived again." from the rear cover. Very good. NOTE: Shipping should be less for this slim volume. Very good. Signed by Robertson without inscription on the title page. NOTE: Due to its small size, shipping charges should be a bit cheaper than quoted.. 12.50

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65 COFFIN, Robert). THOMPSON, Harold W., (ed.) Last of the Logan : The True Adventures of Robert Coffin Mariner in the years 1854 to 1859 wherein are set forth His pursuit of the whale, his shipwreck on Rapid Reef, his life among the Cannibals of Fiji, and his search for gold in Australia. Signed.
Cornell University Press, Ithaca, NY, 1941, 
(COFFIN, Robert). The Last of the Logan : The True Adventures of Robert Coffin Mariner in the years 1854 to 1859 wherein are set forth His pursuit of the whale, his shipwreck on Rapid Reef, his life among the Cannibals of Fiji, and his search for gold in Australia, as told by himself and now first published. Edited with an introduction by Harold W. Thompson. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 1941. First Printing. Pp. (10),3-214,(2), portrait frontispiece. Map endpapers. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to front boardand spine. Thompson was a Professor of English at Cornell who discovered C offin's manuscript while researching a volume of folklore published as Body, Boots & Britches. Very good. Signed and inscribed by the editor on the title page. 35.00

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66 COLBY, Barnard L. For Oil and Buggy Whips : Whaling Captains of New London County, Connecticut. Paperback.
Mystic Seaport Museum, Mystic, CT, 1990, ISBN:0913372544 
COLBY, Barnard L. For Oil and Buggy Whips : Whaling Captains of New London County, Connecticut. Mystic: Mystic Seaport Museum, 1990. Pp. (6),vii-xvi,1-203,(1), + 36 p. of plates. Illustrated. 8vo, red illustrated card covers,white and grey lettering to front cover and spine. A biographical compendi um of New London whaling activity in the nineteenth century. Some of the information appeared initially in the author's 1936 Marine Historical Association publication; this greatly expanded edition, including a capsule history of New England whaling, is published by the Association's institutional descendant, the Mystic Seaport Museum. Includes: Elias L. Colt, Robert B. Smith, Parker H. Smith, John P. Rice, Nathaniel B. Palmer, Franklin F. Smith,Ebenezer Morgan, James M. Buddington, Erasmus Darwin Rogers, Sidney O. Bud ington, Joseph W. Holmes, Theophilus M. Brown, Benjamin N. Rogers, William H. Allen, William H. Brown, Charles E. Allen, Erastus Church, John O. Spicer, Sanford S. Miner, James W. Buddington, Horace M. Newbury, and George Comer. With the following appendices: 1. New London Whaling Masters, 2. Stonington Whaling Masters, 3. Mystic Whaling Masters, 4. Masters of Fur-Sealing Vessels. With index. Very good. 15.00

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Seafaring in Colonial Massachusetts : A Conference Held by The Colonial Society of Massachusetts November 21 and 22, 1975.  in dj., Colonial Society of Massachusetts) SMITH, Philip Chadwick Foster. BAKER, William Avery. RILEY, Stephen T.
67 Colonial Society of Massachusetts) SMITH, Philip Chadwick Foster. BAKER, William Avery. RILEY, Stephen T. Seafaring in Colonial Massachusetts : A Conference Held by The Colonial Society of Massachusetts November 21 and 22, 1975. in dj.
Colonial Society of Massachusetts, 1980, 1980 
(Colonial Society of Massachusetts). Seafaring in Colonial Massachusetts : A Conference Held by The Colonial Society of Massachusetts November 21 and 22, 1975. Boston : The Colonial Society of Massachusetts, 1980. First Edition. Printed at the Anthoensen Press, Portland, Maine. Pp (4),v-xvii,(3),3-240,(2) + frontispiece, [56] pages of plates. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine, gilt circular device to front board.

Publications of The Colonial Society of Massachusetts, Volume 52.

Contents :
Foreword by Frederick S. Allis, Jr.;
Introduction by Philip Chadwick Foster Smith
"Vessel Types of Colonial Massachusetts" by William Avery Baker (pp.3-29);

"Abraham Browne's Captivity by the Barbary Pirates, 1655" by Stephen T. Riley (pp.31-42);

"Guarding the New England Coast: The Naval Career of Cyprian Southack" by Sinclair Hitchings (pp.43-65);

"The Colonial Charting of the Massachusetts Coast" by William P. Cumming (pp.67-118);

"Des Barres' The Atlantic Neptune" by Augustus P. Loring (pp.119-130);

"The Price and Profits of Accomodation: Massachusetts - Louisbourg Trade 1713-1744" by Donald F. Chard (pp.131-151) Tennyson, Cape Bretoniana 594;

"The Whale Oil Trade, 1750-1775" by Richard C. Kugler (pp.153-173);

"King George, The Massachusetts Province Ship, 1757-1763: A Survey" by Philip Chadwick Foster Smith (pp.175-198);

"Smuggling, the Navy, and the Customs Service, 1763-1772" by Joseph R. Frese, S.J. (pp.199-212).

With index.

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

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

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70 CUSHING, David Fisheries Resources of the Sea and Their Management (Science & Engineering Policy Series ).
Oxford University Press, London, 1975, ISBN:0198583206 
CUSHING, David. Fisheries Resources of the Sea and Their Management. (London) : Oxford University Press, 1975. First Edition. Pp. (6),1-87,(3). Maps, tables, diagrams in text. 8vo, blue-grey cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Inthe Science and Engineering Policy Series. Papadakis, International Law of the Sea: A Bibliography 2225. Chapters : 1. The Development of Fisheries; 2. The Natural History of Fishes; 3. The Dynamics of Fish Populations; 4. The First Steps in Conservation; 5. The International Structure of Management [including the Atlantic Commissions, The International Whaling Commission]; 6. Science and Conservation. With bibliography and index. Very good. 40.00

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71 d'ENTREMONT, Laurent Stories to Remember : A collection of timeless stories by a long-time storyteller. First Edition, signed
Two Acre Publications, Lower West Pubnico, N.S., 2005, ISBN:0969343221 
d'ENTREMONT, Laurent. Stories to Remember : A collection of timeless stories by a long-time storyteller. (Lower West Pubnico, N.S.) : Two Acre Publications, (2005). First Edition. Pp 1-176. 8vo, illustrated tan card covers, lettered in black. "The purpose of this book is to save our local stories. The articles included are about places, events and every day people who leadordinary lives, and yet, are well deserving of being documented in print. At least a dozen of these features have never been published before, most of the others have appeared in The Vanguard between 1990 and 2005. Some havealso appeared in abbreviated form in the Regional Magazine for the Annapol is Valley readers. Each article is dated, and with the exception of some minor editing are left as they were first published." (from the Authors Notes, p. 3). Contents : Adelbert d'Eon: West Pubnico Bus Builder; Mandée d'Entremont Survived Halifax Explosion; West Side Bowling: Pubnico's Past; Stillman d'Entremont:a barber for all seasons; Curtiss Flying Boat Visited Our Village in 1925; D'Eon Bakery: Rolling through a lot of history; Making Hay While Sun Shines; Scallop Fishing: Some who did it; Christmases of Long Ago:01d Acadian Traditions; Recalling Pubnico's Attempt at Whaling: A whale of a job; The Herring Fishery: It has been around tor a long time; RememberingWilf Carter; Red Cap Restaurant Turns Fifty; Salt, Sea Air & Shellfish: So me credit this for a long life; Setting Hens, Fighting Roosters and Baby Chicks; The Class of '47: Off to school we go; Big Trucks Caught Children's Fancy; Family Herald Days: Entertainment for the whole family; Turkey Vultures: A welcome sight over our shores; L'Ecole Ménagère: Home Economic Class;Swordfishing: some used lobster boats; SKippy took the cows to pasture eve ry day; Whittling the Time Away: Lobster plugs brought extra cash; Shopmobile An industrial arts school on wheels in the 1940's; Blonde Rock- and how it was named; Pubnico's Gold Mme Revisited; Eighty Years of Fire Protection; Every Village Had Its Little Blacksmith Shop; In 1915 a new Schooner costsix thousand dollars; Uncle John Dennis: The man who took it with him when he left; Serving His Country Changed His Life Forever: Harold Douglas Hine s; A one of a kind Club; A Church Must Have a Steeple; d'Entremont Fisheries & Jean Squire's Wharf; Pubnico Girls in Annapolis Valley: They found jobson farms in those pre war days; Some of the Good Guys: Their Memories Live On; St Peter's Parish Hall and the traveling artists who performed there; D-Day Sixty Years Ago: The North Nova Scotia Highlanders were there; National Film Board Movie Featured Swordfishing; Story on "Peter I. Muise" Sparked Childhood Memones; Fishermen Working in Orchards: Provided cash between two fisheries; Remembering Midwives: They replaced trained nurses during my chiidnood days; Lobster Boat Vacation: Pubnico family explores St. John River; Soaring Seagulls: More plentiful in recent years; Acadian Villages days: Did Laurent pay to get in?; Airplane Vanished Between Moncton and Greenwood: Dec. 1948; Gathering Irish Moss: seaweed worth harvesting during my school days; Old Radio Days: Brought happiness and entertainment to many; Easter Traditions: A very special time for early settlers; E&D General store was once "La Shop à Armand"; Remembering the Whizzer's Ordeal: And the Pubnico Connection; Rescued on Mud Island by Scallop Dragger Bernard N. Seeley; Painted, Blanding or Snapping, They're all Turtles to Me; Some Highlights of1955: A Year To Remember; Lobster Snacks: A way of shipping lobsters years ago; Places to Remember: Footloose in Europe thirty years ago. Very good. Signed without inscription by the author. 20.00

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72 DALTON, William). GUNSON, Niel, (ed.) Dalton Journal : Two Whaling Voyages to the South Seas 1823-1829
National Library of Australia, Canberra, 1990, ISBN:0642105057 
(DALTON, William). GUNSON, Niel, (ed.). The Dalton Journal : Two Whaling Voyages to the South Seas 1823-1829. (Canberra) : National Library of Australia, (1990). Pp (4),iii-xii,1-140,(2). Illustrated. Map. Index. 8vo, maroon cloth, gilt lettering to front board and spine, pictorial onlay to front board. William Dalton (1802-1873). Contents : Foreword. Preface. Introduction. Dr William Dalton: A Memoir. The Journal of William Dalton, Surgeon. The First Voyage in the 'Phoenix' of London 1823-125 Captain: John Palmer. The Second Voyage in the 'Harriet' of London, 1826-19 Captain: Edward Reed. Appendix: Principal Sperm Whale Grounds. Very good. 35.00

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73 DAVIDSON, Louis B., and Eddie DOHERTY. DOHERTY, Eddie. McFEE, William (Intro.) GRANT, Gordon. Strange Crimes at Sea. in dj.
Thomas Y. Crowell, 1954, 
DAVIDSON, Louis B., and Eddie DOHERTY. Strange Crimes at Sea. Illustrated by Gordon Grant and with an introduction by William McFee. NY: Thomas Y. Crowell, (1954). Pp 273 + [6] leaves of plates. 8vo, red cloth. Tales of mutiny, piracy, treasure, slave trading and whaling are all part of this collection of nautical adventure. "Here are dramatized re-creations of the most notable and outstanding crimes that have occurred on the high seas during thepast two thousand years - dating from the capture of the great Julius Caes ar by barbarian pirates to the bloody revolt aboard the mighty Russian battleship Potemkin in 1905." -from the dust jacket. Spotting to lower edge of front cover, inkstamp to title page, ow vg, in soiled, tape repaired, chipped, and price clipped dj. 18.00

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74 DAVIDSON, Louis Bennett Eddie DOHERTY McFee, William, introd Captain Marooner. Book Club Edition in dustjacket
Thomas Y. Crowell Company, New York, 1952, 
DAVIDSON, Louis Bennett and Eddie DOHERTY. Captain Marooner. With introduction by William McFee. New York : Thomas Y. Crowell Company, (1952). Book Club Edition . iPp (10),[1]-245,(1). 8vo, dark green boards, gilt lettering to spine. Untrimmed fore-edge. Smith and Weller, Sea Fiction Guide 606. "This is a thunderous sea yarn based upon one of the most violent mutinies in America's maritime history. When the narrator, a Fifteen-year-old Quaker named George Comstock boarded the whaling vessel Globe on December 15, 1822, he wrote in his diary prophetically, "Three years! God help me!" But it was well over three years before he returned to Nantucket to stay, a man now and a witness to mutiny, and terror on the high seas. [...] With his older brother Sam as boat steerer, George Comstockfirst came to know the excitement, the danger and the suspense involved in capturing a whale. But he also discovered the brutal, sadistic nature of Captain Worth, who loved whale oil more than he did men and reveled in flogging his crew for insubordination. . From the day they sighted shipwrecked Joe Thomas - more dead than alive adrift on the burning tropical sea, hard luck beset the Globe. [...] On to Valparaiso, Chile, and the Sandwich Islands they sailed with tension mounting [...]" - from the dj. Very good in worn dustjacket. 12.00

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75 De PAUW, Linda Grant. Seafaring Women. First Edition in dustjacket
Houghton Mifflin, Boston, 1982, 
De PAUW, Linda Grant. Seafaring Women. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, (1982). First Printing. Pp (10),[1]-246. 8vo, black cloth spine with red paper covered boards. A survey written for young adults. "In Seafaring Women, Linda Grant De Pauw brings to life scores of little-known but fascinating mariners, from the twelth-century pirate princess Alvilda of Sweden to Lieutenant Junior Grade Beverly Kelly, first woman ever to command a U.S. Coast Guard cutter. Here are warriors and whalers, traders and seagoing housewives, privateers and present-day adventurers. Through their own journals and letters women tell us what it was like to raise children - and pigs and chickens, too- on a whaling voyage that might last for several years. We see nineteen-y ear-old Mary Patten take the clipper ship Neptune's Car on the perilous passage around the Horn while her captain husband lies gravely ill, and we share the thoughts of a young woman crew member of a Greenpeace ship..For the first time, the whole panorama of women at sea has been captured in an exciting book that restores to their proper place some authentic heroines of maritime history." -from the dj. Chapters: 1. The Mists of the Past; 2. Pirates (pp.19-53); 3. Warriors; 4. Whalers (pp.104-161); 5. Traders; 6. A New Day Dawning. With bibliography and index. Some wear else vg in torn & chipped dj. 15.00

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76 De PAUW, Linda Grant. Seafaring Women. Second Printing in dustjacket
Houghton Mifflin, Boston, 1982, 
De PAUW, Linda Grant. Seafaring Women. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, (1982). Second Printing. Pp (10),[1]-246. 8vo, black cloth spine with red paper covered boards. A survey written for young adults. "In Seafaring Women, Linda Grant De Pauw brings to life scores of little-known but fascinating mariners,from the twelth-century pirate princess Alvilda of Sweden to Lieutenant Ju nior Grade Beverly Kelly, first woman ever to command a U.S. Coast Guard cutter. Here are warriors and whalers, traders and seagoing housewives, privateers and present-day adventurers. Through their own journals and letters women tell us what it was like to raise children - and pigs and chickens, too - on a whaling voyage that might last for several years. We see nineteen-year-old Mary Patten take the clipper ship Neptune's Car on the perilous passage around the Horn while her captain husband lies gravely ill, and we share the thoughts of a young woman crew member of a Greenpeace ship..For thefirst time, the whole panorama of women at sea has been captured in an exc iting book that restores to their proper place some authentic heroines of maritime history." -from the dj. Chapters: 1. The Mists of the Past; 2. Pirates (pp.19-53); 3. Warriors; 4. Whalers (pp.104-161); 5. Traders; 6. A New Day Dawning. With bibliography and index. Vg-fine in like dj. 20.00

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77 de VOLPI, Charles OUTERBRIDGE, Leonard, foreword deVOLPI, Charles] Newfoundland : A Pictorial Record : Historical Prints and Illustrations ofthe Province of Newfoundland, Canada 1497-1887. First Edition in dustjack et.
Longman Canada Limited, 1972, 
de VOLPI, Charles. Newfoundland : A Pictorial Record : Historical Prints and Illustrations of the Province of Newfoundland, Canada 1497-1887. N.pl.: Longman Canada Limited, (1972). First Edition. Pp (4),v-xii,1-17 + 181 plates. Sm all folio, green cloth with a view of St.John's laid on front board, with gilt lettering to spine. O'Dea 4967. Charles Patrick de Volpi (b. July16, 1911 – d. November 24, 1981). Foreword by Col. the Hon. Sir Leonard Ou terbridge. With short biographies of the artists and engravers as well as achronology of Newfoundland history. "This is my own, my native land!" - a country loved by all whose hearts respond to the voice of nature. The invigorating breath of the breezes which come from the sea blow through our forests of spruce, pine and fir and berry-covered hills and is the health giving stimulus of nature in her robust life. It is to this call that brave hearts respond and free affections cling. Age has not weakened the arm of Britain's oldest colony, now Canada's youngest province, nor dimmed its sight. Rather it has seemingly produced a brave, noble-hearted God-fearing people, kindly hospitable and endowed with natural good manners, a people used to the misfortunes of those who live by the sea, bearing them with cheerful courage unheralded and unsung, and who possess the same characteristics of valour, endurance and resolution which, nearlv two thousand years ago, caused the catchers of fish to be chosen "fishers of men". It can truly be said that the sea is in their blood. I find it difficult to adequately express thepleasure and delieht which we feel in overflowing measure to Mr. Charles P . de Volpi for his Pictorial Record of Newfoundland. In conception, quality. artistry, historical accracy and interest, the book is superb. Though Newfoundland has been in comparative isolation for centuries, he has discovered that we too did not escape the notice of artists and engravers. The results of their efforts, however, were scattered and not easy to find, not onlyin Newfoundland but in other countries as well. Never before has such a wi de and extensive collection of pictures of this province been gathered and presented in such perfect form. Indeed the majority of us have in the past only enjoyed the sight of a very few of them, which makes the collection inthis book all the more valuable in our eyes. The acquisition of these pict ures and the publication of this collection constitute a pioneering feat byMr. de Volpi, accomplished with unqualified success and he richky deserves and earns the admiration and gratitude of all Newfoundlanders." (from the front flap, by Sir Leonard Outerbridge). "The story of Newfoundland is the ships and fishing; ice and sealing; fogs and wrecks; and a hardy, courageous, genial people; these and the picturesque beauty of a rugged, bold and rocky coast incised with deep, peaceful bays and inlets and beset with smal fishing villages, give a pictoriaJ record far different than that of any other part of Canada. To this must be added te tranquil and charming scenes ofthe inland ponds and lakes and the churches, buildings and scenic grandeur of the harbour and City of St. John's. This book endeavours to portray, th rough the reproduction of 181 wood-cuts, engravings and lithographs published as decorative prints or illustrations from the earliest known and spanning over three hundred and fifty years, part of the history of the first bastion of the coming British Empire. With each plate is a contemporaneous quotation, written exactly as originally published, that the writer hopes willportray the scene as it was then. The chronoiogy has been compiled from th e works of leading writers and historians, past and present; interpretationof dates, names and spelling are those the author believes are accurate. S nort biographies of the artists and engravers who worked in Canada are included. They are a most important part of the pictorial record of Newfoundland, without them we could not see the past." - (from the rear flap). Plates : Discovery of North America, 1497; The New Fonde Londe, 1542; La Nvova Francia, Terra de Laborador, 1565; Nova Francia, Alio Nomine Dicta Terra Nova,1578; Newfoundland, Labrador and Eastern Canada, 1612; Provincial Coat of Arms, 1637; Vue Perspective de la Descente des Francais, 1762; A View of A Stage & also ye Manner of Fishing, 1710; La lsole di Terra Nuova e Capo Breton, 1778; The Right Honourable George, Lord Raron Rodney, 1782; Captain Cartwright Visiting his Fox Traps, 1792; A View of the Entrance of St. John's. 1801; The Situation of His Majesty's Packet, Lady Hobart, 1803; Outsidde View of St John's Harbour. 1811; Esquimaux Indians of the Labrador Coast, 1818; Entrance to St. John's Harbour, 1818; Sit. John's, 1818; The Newfoundland Cod Smack Called Dogger, 1822; Town and Harbour of St Tohn's frnm Signal Hill. 1831; A South West View of St. John's Harbour, 1838; Part of St. John's Harbour, from above Long Bridge, 1832; Narrows, or Entrance of Harbourof St. John's, 1842; St. Johns, 1844; Harbour, Town and Narrows of St. Joh n's, 1845; Greenspond, 1846; The Steamer John McAdam entering Trinity, 1846; Part of the N.W. Arm of Trinity, 1846; Wesleyan Church and Mission House,Carbonear, 1846; Roman Catholic Church and Belfry, Burin. 1849; Grand Bank , Fortune Bay, 1849; St. Bartholomew's Church, Harbor Briton, 1849; New Cathedral of St. John 's, 1849; Terminus at Cape Ray, 1855; Laying of ElectricCable, 1855; Arrival of the War Steamer Argus, 1855; Henley Island, Labrad or, 1857; Forteau Church, Labrador, 1857; Cartwright, Sandwich Bay, Labrador 1857; Falls of the Eagle River, Labrador, 1857; Eagle River Fishery. Labrador, 1857; On Eagle River, Sandwich Bay, Labrador, 1857; Battle Harbour, Parsonage and Church, Labrador, 1857; Hawk Island, Labrador, 1857; St. Michael's Bay, Labrador, 1857; Battle Harbour, Labrador, 1857; Taylor's Gulch, near Forteau. Labrador. 1857; Deep Water Creek, St. Louis Bay, Labrador, 1857; St. Francis Harhonr, Labrador. 1857; Aquaforte, 1857; Bell Island Beach,Conception Bay, 1857; Toad's Cove. 1857; Petty Harbour, 1857; Cremelliere Harbour, 1857; Starve Harbour, 1857; Portugal Cove Church, 1857; Coast of Newfoundland, near St. John's, 1857; Quidi Vidi Lake, near St. John's, 1857;St. John's, 1857; St. John's, 1857; Cod-Msiiing on the Newfoundland Shores , 1858; Landing the American End of the Atlantic Cable. 1858; The Atlantic Telegraph-Trinity Bay, 1858; The Atlantic Telegraph, Reception at St. John's, 1858; Cyrus Telegraph Station, Bull's Arm Bay, 1858; H.M.S. Agamemnon Laying Atlantic Cable 1858; Trinity Bay, Exterior View of Telegraph House, 1868; Trinity Bay, Telegraph House, Interior. 1858; St. John's from Freshwater Road, 1851; Court House & Market, St. John's, 1851; Custom House, St. John's, 1851; Government House, St. John's, 1851; Colonial Building, St. John's, 1851; St. Thomas Church, the Narrows, &c., 1851; St John's from Domain of Government House, 1851; St. John's, Congregational Church, 1858 ; Free St. Andrew's Church, Bank, &c, 1858; Bank of British North America, St. John's, 1858; Collision between the S.S. Edinburgh and an Iceberg. 1859; The Town and Harbour of St. John's, 1858; Landing of Prince of Wales, 1860; Princeof Wales Leaving St. John's, 1860; Embarkation of Prince of Wales, 1860; E mbarkation of Hon. John Kent, 1859; Fishing Adventures - Off for the Banks,1861; Fishing Adventures - Tall Fishing, 1861; Riding out a Northeaster, 1 861; Shaving the Virgin Rocks, 1861; Among the Icebergs, 1861; The Spout off Cape Boyle, 1861; Stranded in Forty Fathoms, 1861; Nascopies. or Mountaineers 1861; Esquimaux, 1861; Esquimaux Toupik, 1861; Rigolette, 1861; Henly Harbor, 1861; Chateau Island, 1861; Forteau Light-House, 1861; Cape Race, 1861; Seal Fishing in the Gulf, 1863; Nasquapees (Naskapi), 1863; A Caribou Kill. 1863; On the Portage, 1863; Trinity Bay and Heart's Content, 1865; Heart's Content, 1866; Heart's Content from the Deck of the Great Eastern, 1866; Laying the Shore End of the Cable, 1866; Landing the Atiantic Cable, 1866; Telegraph Station in Heart's Content, 1866; Chairing Sir Samuel Canning, 1866; Drawing Firewood on Dog Sledges, 1871; Shooting Pourcils, 1871; Travelling with Dogs, 1871; Ptarmigan Hunting, 1871; Deer Hunting, 1871; Shooting Ruyder Ducks, 1871; Church of England Cathedral 1871; Roman Catholic Cathedral, 1871; Cape Spear nd Freshwater Bay, 1871; Conception Bay, 1871; Newfoundland Cod Fisheries, 1871; North Bank, Near St. John's, 1872; Quidi Vidi Lake, Near St. John's, 1872; View from North Side of Upper Long Lake, 1872; View rrom Norm Side of Quiai Vidi Lake, 1872; View from Road leading toO'Brien's Bridge, 1872; Union Mine, Tilt Cove, 1873; New Light-House at Ro se Blanche, 1873; Heart's Content and Steamship Edinburgh, 1873; Cable Fleet off Heart's Content, 1873; Cod Fishery of Newfoundland, 1875; Bay Roberts- Looking East, 1875; Bay Roberts - Looking West, 1875; Seal Fishery - Arr ival of the Proteus, 1875; Annual Regatta on Quidi Vidi Lake, 1875; School of Whales Crossing Wake of a Steamer, J 876; Wreck of the Steamer Geo. Washington, 1877; Henly on Coast of Labrador, 1877; Square Island on Coast of Labrador, 1877; Bartlett's Station, Labrador, 1877; Venison Tickle. Labrador. 1877; Domino Harbor, Labrador, 1877; Indian Tickle, Labrador, 1877; Gready Harbor, Labrador, 1877; Overhauling Pilot off Cape Porcupine, Labrador, 1877; Horse Chops, Labrador, 1877; Fish Cove Harbor, Labrador, 1877; Tub Harbor, Labrador, 1877; Rigoulette, Walrus Bay, Labrador. 1877; Esquimaux Indians Trading in Salmon, Labrador, 1877; Lost in the Fog on the Banks, 1879; R.C. Cathedral, Harbour Grace, 1879; Panoramic View of St. John's, 1879; Panoramic View of Harbor Grace, 1879; Clearing the Track - On the Banks in a Fog, 1880; Cutting a Channel in the Ice, 1880; An Encounter with Icebergs, 1880; Point Norman, 1880; Cape Ray, 1880; Cape Race, 1880; Sealing Fleet inSt. John's Bay, 1880; Whaling Fleet Caught in Ice-Pack, 1880; Camp on a Gr ounded Iceberg, 1880; Point Riche, Belle Isle, 1880; Temple Harbour, Labrador, 1880; Castle Islands, Labrador, 1880; Collision of H.M.S. Flamingo on Icebergs, 1880; Seal Hunting off the Coast. 1881; Caught in the Ice Fields, 1882; Will She Round the Point, 1882; Scene of the Harbor Grace Tragedy, 1884; Breaking out Through the Ice, 1884; Iceberg off the Harbour of St. John's, 1884; Halt on the Portage - Humber River. 1885; Camp on Grand Pond, 1885; Ice off Cape Race, 1885; The First Sealer of the Season, 1885; Fish-Dryine Flakes at St. John's. 1885; Cod Fisheries at Heart's Content, 1885; Sealand Cod Fisheries, 1886; Hauling Capelin at Holyrood. Conception Bay, 1887 . Name expunged with white-out on first page, else very good in dustjacket.125.00

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78 DICKINSON, Anthony B. and Chelsey W. SANGER SANGER, Chelsey W, Twentieth-Century Shore-station Whaling in Newfoundland and Labrador. in dj.
McGill-Queens University Press, Montreal and Kingston, 2005, ISBN:0773528814 
DICKINSON, Anthony B. and Chelsey W. SANGER. Twentieth-Century Shore-station Whaling in Newfoundland and Labrador . Montreal and Kingston: McGill-Queens University Press, (2005). Pp. [i]-xvii,(1),[1]-254. Illustrated. 8vo, black paper covered boards with metallic lettering to spine. A chronological survey of the rise and fall of shore-station whaling in Newfoundland and Labrador, reaching its peak at the turn of the century, before declining in the second decade and ultimately collapsing from the 1950s-onward. Vg in dj.35.00

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79 DICKINSON, Anthony B. and Chelsey W. SANGER SANGER, Chesley W, Twentieth-Century Shore-station Whaling in Newfoundland and Labrador. marked, in dj.
McGill-Queens University Press, Montreal and Kingston, 2005, ISBN:0773528814 
DICKINSON, Anthony B. and Chelsey W. SANGER. Twentieth-Century Shore-station Whaling in Newfoundland and Labrador . Montreal and Kingston: McGill-Queens University Press, (2005). Pp. [i]-xvii,(1),[1]-254. With dozens of blackand white illustrations to text. 8vo, black paper covered boards with meta llic lettering to spine. A chronological survey of the rise and fall of shore-station whaling in Newfoundland and Labrador, reaching its peak at the turn of the century, before declining in the second decade and ultimately collapsing from the 1950s-onward. "Newfoundland and Labrador have a long history of commercial whaling, beginning in the firs thalf of the sixteenth century when the Basques established seasonal stations on the Labrador coast from which to hunt bowheads and North Atlantic right whales." (from the dj) This volume includes information on the Norwegian presence in the region. With the following appendices: 1. Shore-Station Whale Catch Species Composition, Newfoundland and Labrador, 1898-1972; 2. Whaling Companies, Stations, Operating Years, and Vessels in Newfoundland and Labrador, 1898-1972; 3. Applications for Whaling Licenses, Newfoundland and Labrador, 1902-03; 4. Newfoundland and Labrador Whaling Industry, 1898-1911: Fate of Catchers; 5. Wages and Occupations of Newfoundlanders Employed at the Aquaforte Whaling Station, 1902-03; 6. Wages and Occupations of Norwegians Employed at the Aquaforte Whaling Station, 1902-03; 7. Aquaforte Whaling Station: Buildings, Machinery, and Equipment, 1908; 8. Portion of Rissmüller's Patent for Extracting Fatty Substances from Meat. Occasional light inked marginalia, name inked to ffep, else very good in dust jacket. 30.00

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80 DIX, L., Jon LIEN, and D.E. SERGEANT Canadian Field-Naturalist 100:03 LIEN, Jon SERGEANT, D.E. North Sea Beaked Whale, Mesoplodon bidens, in Conception Bay, Nfld
1986, 
DIX, L., Jon LIEN, and D.E. SERGEANT. "A North Sea Beaked Whale, Mesoplodon bidens, in Conception Bay, Newfoundland". A note in The Canadian Field-Naturalist, Vol.100, No.3, July-September 1986, pp.389-391. Double column. 8vo, card covers. Of Nova Scotia interest, the notes "Two Partial Albino Eastern Redback Salamanders, Plethodon cinereus, in Nova Scotia" (p.375) and "First Three Records of the Wreckfish, Polyprion americanus, for Nova Scotia" by John Gilhen (p.381-382, photo). Of New Brunswick interest, the note "Occurence of Pennella Filosa (Copepoda: Pennellidae) on the Minke Whale, Balaenoptera acutorostrata, from the Bay of Fundy" by W.E. Hogans (pp.373-375). Vg-fine. For the issue 5.00

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