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Raging Winds Roaring Sea. ill. card covers

By: PARSONS, Robert

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Creative Book Publishers, 2000, ISBN:1894294297:

Seller ID: 46908


PARSONS, Robert. Raging Winds Roaring Sea. St. John's, Nfld.: Creative BookPublishing, 2000. Pp 189. Illustrated with photos and maps to text. 8vo, i llustrated card covers. "This book tells for the first time stories of little-known shipping disasters that occurred on every coastline of Newfoundland and Labrador. The tales of the sea in Raging Winds ... Roaring Sea cross time and shorelines to bring you’re the names, the people, the towns and the ships." -from the cover. Some of the shipping disasters included in this book are: The Sinking of the Blossom, a fishing vessel under Capt... View more info

Survive the Savage Sea : Tales from Our Ocean Heritage First Edition, Signed

By: PARSONS, Robert

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Creative Publishers, 1998,:

Seller ID: 65106


PARSONS, Robert. Survive the Savage Sea : Tales from Our Ocean Heritage. St. John's, Newfoundland : Creative Publishers, 1998. Pp 334, including numerous photos and drawings to text. 8vo, illustrated card covers. This is a collection of 63 of Parson's Newfoundland shipwreck stories. Vg-fine. Signed by the author. 20.00 View more info

Survive the Savage Sea : Tales from Our Ocean Heritage First Edition

By: PARSONS, Robert

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Creative Publishers, 1998, ISBN:1895387965:

Seller ID: 52865


PARSONS, Robert. Survive the Savage Sea : Tales from Our Ocean Heritage. St. John's, Newfoundland : Creative Publishers, 1998. First Printing. Pp 334,including numerous photos and drawings to text. 8vo, art-illustrated card covers. This is a collection of 63 of Parson's Newfoundland shipwreck stories. Rubbed, ow vg. 14.00 View more info

Committed to the Deep : Stories and Memoirs. First Edition

By: PARSONS, Robert

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Creative Book Publishers, St. John's, NL, 1999, ISBN:1894294092:

Seller ID: 106758


PARSONS, Robert. Committed to the Deep : Stories and Memoirs . St. John's, Newfoundland : Creative Book Publishers, 1999. First Edition. Pp. (6),vii-xii,(2),1-270,(4). With over 50 b/w photos in the text, as well as other illustrations. 8vo, art-illustrated cardcovers with white spine. "Read, as they tell it, yarns and anecdotes about: collision at sea, disappearances, house wrecked by a boat, fire and explosion, driven across the ocean and into Scotland, lighthouses, St. Pierre, rescue in mid-ocean, a kedgie's work, a woman's heroics, the Greenland armed escort and much more." - from ... View more info

Lost at Sea : Volume One. 3rd pr.

By: PARSONS, Robert C.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Creative, 1994, ISBN:0920021964:

Seller ID: 70743


PARSONS, Robert C. Lost at Sea : Volume One. St.John's : Creative Publishers, (June 1994). Third Printing. Pp (3),iv-xiv,[1]-120,(2). Illustrated. 8vo, card covers. Parsons b. 1944 in Grand Bank. Chapters : Early Wrecks (1868-1890); Disappearances in the August Gales (1890-1899); "A Mystery It Must Surely Remain" (1900-1909); "Years of Very Great Sorrow" (1910-1914); Between Bombs and Storms - A Deadly Gamut (1915-1919); Derelicts and Death on the Ocean (1920-1925). With bibliography. Vg. 20.00 View more info

Lost at Sea : Volume One. 3rd pr.

By: PARSONS, Robert C.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Creative, 1994, ISBN:0920021964:

Seller ID: 71228


PARSONS, Robert C. Lost at Sea : Volume One. St.John's : Creative Publishers, (June 1994). Third Printing. Pp (3),iv-xiv,[1]-120,(2). Illustrated. 8vo, card covers. Parsons b. 1944 in Grand Bank. Chapters : Early Wrecks (1868-1890); Disappearances in the August Gales (1890-1899); "A Mystery It Must Surely Remain" (1900-1909); "Years of Very Great Sorrow" (1910-1914); Between Bombs and Storms - A Deadly Gamut (1915-1919); Derelicts and Death on the Ocean (1920-1925). With bibliography. Gift inscription, else vg. 18.00 View more info

Edge of Yesterday : Sea Disasters of Nova Scotia. First Edition

By: PARSONS, Robert C.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Pottersfield Press, 2003, ISBN:1895900573:

Seller ID: 56095


PARSONS, Robert C. The Edge of Yesterday : Sea Disasters of Nova Scotia. Lawrencetown Beach, NS: Pottersfield Press, (2003). Pp. (4),5-223,(1). Illustrated with numerous photos and facsimile to text. 8vo, illustrated grey card covers. "Explore with Robert Parsons in The Edge of Yesterday the many mysteries and heart-breaking marine disasters that have fascinated people foryears. Stories in this collection go beyond the ships to feature the towns , the people and the lives touched by hardship and heroism." - from the cover. Some of the ships mentioned: the Montclair; Whiteway; Karen Bol... View more info

Toll of the Sea : Stories from the Forgotten Coast. 1st pr

By: PARSONS, Robert C.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: St.John's : Creative Publishers, St.John's : Creative Publishers, 1995,:

Seller ID: 17589


PARSONS, Robert C. Toll of the Sea : Stories from the Forgotten Coast. St.John's : Creative Publishers, [June]1995. First Printing. Pp [i]-xii,1-249,(3). Illustrated. Map. 8vo, card covers. Parsons b. 1944 in Grand Bank. Chapters : 1. South Coast Heritage; 2. Bay L'Argent Seaman: Smoking the Enemies' Cigarettes; 3.Belleoram: Home to a Fine Fleet; 4. Boat Harbour Boatbuilders; 5. Burgeo: Wreck of Three Vessels; 6. Burin: Born of the Sea; 7. English Harbour East Connections; 8. English Harbour West: A Dependence on the Sea; 9. Mose Ambrose Skipper: Wrecked at the Farmyards; 10. Flat Island: That... View more info

Toll of the Sea: Stories from the Forgotten Coast. Second Printing.

By: PARSONS, Robert C.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Creative Publishers, St. John's, 1996, ISBN:1895387515:

Seller ID: 42544


PARSONS, Robert C. Toll of the Sea : Stories from the Forgotten Coast. St. John's : Creative Publishers, (May 1996). Second Printing. Pp [i]-xii,1-249,(3). Illustrated. Map. 8vo, blue card covers with white spine. Parsons b. 1944 in Grand Bank. Chapters : 1. South Coast Heritage; 2. Bay L'Argent Seaman: Smoking the Enemies' Cigarettes; 3.Belleoram: Home to a Fine Fleet; 4.Boat Harbour Boatbuilders; 5. Burgeo: Wreck of Three Vessels; 6. Burin: Bo rn of the Sea; 7. English Harbour East Connections; 8. English Harbour West: A Dependence on the Sea; 9. Mose Ambrose Skipper: Wrecked at the Farmyard... View more info

Toll of the Sea: Stories from the Forgotten Coast. 1st pr, inscribed

By: PARSONS, Robert C.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Creative Publishers, St.John's, 1995, ISBN:1895387515:

Seller ID: 89451


PARSONS, Robert C. Toll of the Sea : Stories from the Forgotten Coast. St.John's : Creative Publishers, [June]1995. First Printing. Pp [i]-xii,1-249,(3). Illustrated. Map. 8vo, card covers. Parsons b. 1944 in Grand Bank. Chapters : 1. South Coast Heritage; 2. Bay L'Argent Seaman: Smoking the Enemies' Cigarettes; 3.Belleoram: Home to a Fine Fleet; 4. Boat Harbour Boatbuilders; 5. Burgeo: Wreck of Three Vessels; 6. Burin: Born of the Sea; 7. English Harbour East Connections; 8. English Harbour West: A Dependence on the Sea; 9. Mose Ambrose Skipper: Wrecked at the Farmyards; 10. Flat Island: That... View more info

Vignettes of a Small Town. signed.

By: PARSONS, Robert C.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Creative Publishers, St. John's, 1997, ISBN:1895387825:

Seller ID: 98196


PARSONS, Robert C. Vignettes of a Small Town. [Foreword by The Honourable T. Alex Hickman]. St. John's: Creative Publishers, 1997. First Printing. Pp.(1),ii-xiii,(1),1-304,(2). Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated card covers with white spine. A Year of the Arts 1997 Project Sponsored By: Department of Canadian Heritage, Government of Newfoundland and Labrador, New Tel. "Before and during the publication of four books chronicling South Coast sea stories and tragedies, Robert C. Parsons wrote several articles and stories on his home town Grand Bank. Several of these are present in 'Vignettes of a ... View more info

Courting Disaster : True Crime and Mischief on Land and Sea. First Edition

By: PARSONS, Robert C.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Flanker Press, St. John's , 2009, ISBN:9781897317457:

Seller ID: 84035


PARSONS, Robert C. Courting Disaster : True Crime and Mischief on Land and Sea. St. John's : Flanker Press Ltd, 2009. First Printing. Pp [i]-xii,1-317,(7). Illustrated. Index. 8vo, brown illustrated card covers. "This is a collection of true Newfoundland and Labrador stories about crime and punishment on land and sea. Included here are tales of murder, mutiny, and smuggling on the high seas, as well as riots, assaults, and frauds perpetrated in some of the strangest criminal cases this province has ever seen." - from the back cover. Very good to fine. 12.00 View more info

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Ocean of Storms, Sea of Disaster : North Atlantic Shipwrecks of the Strangeand Curious. Paperback.

By: PARSONS, Robert C.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Pottersfield Press, Lawrencetown Beach, NS, 2005, ISBN:1895900743:

Seller ID: 74347


PARSONS, Robert C. Ocean of Storms, Sea of Disaster : North Atlantic Shipwrecks of the Strange and Curious. Lawrencetown Beach, Nova Scotia : Pottersfield Press, (2005). Pp. [1]-255,(1). Illustrated. Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated blue cardcovers. Contents: 1. Wrecks: Legacy of the Atlantic; 2. Fire on the Amazon; 3. William and Mary: A captain's cover-up?; 4. The curious case of Humboldt's wreck; 5. Wreck of the Arctic; 6. Bad luck and tragedy stalks the New Era; 7. The eerie encounter of Ellen's captain; 8. Death of a pioneer sub; 9. When the Evening Star went down; 10. One survivor from the ... View more info

Lost at Sea : Volume Two. pbk.

By: PARSONS, Robert C.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Creative, St. John's, 1992, ISBN:1895387094:

Seller ID: 95098


PARSONS, Robert C. Lost at Sea : Volume Two. St.John's : Creative Publishers, 1992. Pp (3),iv-ix,(1),[1]-181,(1). Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated card covers with white spine. Parsons b. 1944 in Grand Bank. Chapters : The "Generals" Go Down (1925-1929); Rumrunners in Trouble (1930-1934); Mysterious Disappearances (1935-1939); An Old Enemy Resurfaces (1940-1943); Fire Takes Three (1943-1949); The End of an Era (19501974). With bibliography. Very good. 10.00 View more info

Courting Disaster : True Crime and Mischief on Land and Sea. First Edition, Signed.

By: PARSONS, Robert C.

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Flanker Press, St. John's , 2009, ISBN:9781897317457:

Seller ID: 115261


PARSONS, Robert C. Courting Disaster : True Crime and Mischief on Land and Sea. St. John's : Flanker Press Ltd, 2009. First Printing. Pp [i]-xii,1-317,(7). Illustrated. Index. 8vo, brown illustrated card covers. "This is a collection of true Newfoundland and Labrador stories about crime and punishment on land and sea. Included here are tales of murder, mutiny, and smuggling on the high seas, as well as riots, assaults, and frauds perpetrated in some of the strangest criminal cases this province has ever seen." - from the back cover. Very good. Signed by Parsons. 14.00 View more info

Rock and Tempest, Fire and Foe : From the Shipping Files of Robert C. Parsons. First Edition

By: PARSONS, Robert C.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Books of the Sea, Grand Bank, NL, 2010, ISBN:1895387965:

Seller ID: 109952


PARSONS, Robert C. Rock and Tempest, Fire and Foe : From the Shipping Filesof Robert C. Parsons. Grand Bank, NL : Books of the Sea, 2010. First Print ing. Pp. (4),[v]-x,1-286. With more than 100 black and white photos and reproductions. 8vo, art-illustrated black card covers with red and yellow lettering to front cover and spine. "Again, Robert atkes us around Newfoundlandand Labrador's coast with a series of stories that are not well known, yet are strange and true. Arragned chronologically, these tales of adventure a nd misadventure range from 1812 to 1978. Plus this volume is amply illu... View more info

Atlantic Album : Photographs of the Atlantic Provinces, before 1920. double-signed

By: ROBSON, Scott and Shelagh MACKENZIE MACKENZIE, Shelagh HOLLOWAY, Robert PARSONS, S.H.

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Nimbus Publishing, Halifax, 1985,:

Seller ID: 83496


ROBSON, Scott and Shelagh MACKENZIE. An Atlantic Album : Photographs of theAtlantic Provinces, before 1920. (Halifax) : Nimbus Publishing Limited, (1 985). Pp (2), (3), 4-168, (2). Oblong 8vo, beige card covers. With 13 Newfoundland photos: 1. Burin Harbour (Holloway); 4. St. John's and the Harbour (unknown); 5. After the fire, St. John's (S.H. Parsons); 19. Eskimo Boys, Labrador (Thomas B. Hayward); 23. Sealers preparing to go to the ice, St. John's (James Vey); 34. Elizabeth Donovan in the kitchen, Donovan's (unknown); 51. Nurses at the Jensen Camp, St.John's (unknown); 54. Boys in the woods... View more info

Atlantic Album : Photographs of the Atlantic Provinces, before 1920

By: ROBSON, Scott and Shelagh MACKENZIE MACKENZIE, Shelagh HOLLOWAY, Robert PARSONS, S.H.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Nimbus Publishing, Halifax, 1985, ISBN:0920852408:

Seller ID: 12328


ROBSON, Scott and Shelagh MACKENZIE. An Atlantic Album : Photographs of theAtlantic Provinces, before 1920. (Halifax) : Nimbus Publishing Limited, (1 985). Pp (2), (3), 4-168, (2). Oblong 8vo, cream card covers. With 13 Newfoundland photos: 1. Burin Harbour (Holloway); 4. St. John's and the Harbour (unknown); 5. After the fire, St. John's (S.H. Parsons); 19. Eskimo Boys, Labrador (Thomas B. Hayward); 23. Sealers preparing to go to the ice, St. John's (James Vey); 34. Elizabeth Donovan in the kitchen, Donovan's (unknown); 51. Nurses at the Jensen Camp, St.John's (unknown); 54. Boys in the woods... View more info