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Story of Nova Scotia. 1st pr. no dj, as is.

By: BLAKELEY, Phyllis Ruth Scott, J.M., General Editor Mackay, Donald Story of Canada series

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Dent, 1950,:

Seller ID: 58810


BLAKELEY, Phyllis Ruth. The Story of Nova Scotia. Sketches by Donald MacKay. Tor.& Vancouver : J.M. Dent & Sons (Canada) Limited, (September 1950). First Printing. Pp (6),vii-viii,1-305,(7). Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated cream cloth. The school text book in Story of Canada series. Morley p.69. Frontinner hinge nearly broken, as is. 15.00 View more info

Report of the Proceedings of the International Congress on the Education ofthe Deaf, held at Milan, September 6th-11th, 1880, taken from the English Official Minutes

By: KINSEY, Arthur A. ACKERS, Louisa M.J.) BUXTON, David HUTTON, James Scott, ex-libris

Price: $600.00

Publisher: W.H. Allen and Co., London, 1880,:

Seller ID: 75530


KINSEY, A.A. Report of the Proceedings of the International Congress on theEducation of the Deaf, held at Milan, September 6th-11th, 1880, taken from the English Official Minutes, read by A.A. Kinsey, secretary of the Englis h-Speaking section of the Congress . With an appendix, containing papers written for the Congress by Members of the "Society for Training Teachers of the Deaf: and diffusion of the 'German' System in the United Kingdom". London: W.H. Allen and Co., 1880. Pp. [1]-159,(1),(5), + 40 p. of ads at rear. 8vo, pebbled and bordered navy blue cloth with gilt lettering to fr... View more info

Fleeing the Famine : North America and Irish Refugees, 1845-1851

By: MULROONEY, Margaret M. SPRAY, William A. SEE, Scott W. HOUSTON, Cecil J.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Praeger, Westport, CT, 2003, ISBN:027597670x:

Seller ID: 88515


MULROONEY, Margaret M. Fleeing the Famine : North America and Irish Refugees, 1845-1851 . Edited by Margaret M. Mulrooney. Westport, CT: Praeger, (2003). First Printing. Pp. (6),[vii]-xiv,[1]-154. 8vo, green cloth with gilt lettering to front and spine. Contents: 1. William A. Spray's "Irish Famine Emigrants and the Passage Trade to North America"; 2. Mulrooney's "The Tiesthat Bind: The Family Networks of Famine Refugees at the du Pont Powder Mi llls, 1802-1902"; 3. Timothy J. Sarbaugh's "The Spirit of Manifest Destiny:The American Government and Famine Ireland, 1845-1849&#... View more info

Blasted Pine : An Anthology of Satire, Invective and Disrespectful Verse, Chiefly by Canadian Writers

By: SCOTT, F.R. and A.J.M.SMITH SMITH, A.J.M.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: 1957,:

Seller ID: 1736


SCOTT, F.R. and A.J.M.SMITH. The Blasted Pine : An Anthology of Satire, Invective and Disrespectful Verse, Chiefly by Canadian Writers. Selected and Arranged and with an Introduction by F.R. Scott and A.J.M. Smith. Preface byDavid L. Thomson. Toronto : Macmillan Co., 1957. Pp (6),vii-xix,(3),3-138, (2). 8vo, green cloth. Watters p.177. From the library of Wilson MacDonald with less than usual in the way of annotation, but with the titles of his three poems underlined in the table of contents. Spine a bit darkened, else very good. 25.00 View more info

Sea-Wyf and Biscuit. 4th pr, ex lib, in dj

By: SCOTT, J. M.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: William Heinemann, London, 1957,:

Seller ID: 53668


SCOTT, J. M. Sea-Wyf and Biscuit . L.: William Heinemann, (1957). Pp. (4),1-191,(1). 8vo, blue cloth. "Three men and a girl have been adrift on a raftbefore, but not three men quite like these and certainly not a girl like t his one. Violent and strange, this is a most entertaining book, and the final explanation is too good to give away."- Observer review on dj flap. Scott's treatment of this 1942 Indian Ocean incident formed the basis of the 1957 film Sea Wife, starring Joan Collins and Richard Burton First published in 1955. Ex library, with stamps, pouch, &c else vg in rubbed, spin... View more info

Icebound : Journeys to the Northwest Sea. First Edition in dustjacket

By: SCOTT, J. M. HUDSON, Henry) CABOT, John) FRANKLIN, John)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Gordon and Cremonesi, London, 1977, ISBN:0860330184:

Seller ID: 65856


SCOTT, J. M. Icebound : Journeys to the Northwest Sea. (London) : Gordon & Cremonesi, (1977). First Edition. Pp. (6),[1]-156,(2), + 16 p. of plates. Large 8vo, black cloth with gilt lettering and tooling to spine. James Maurice Scott (b. December 13, 1906, Egypt - d. March 12, 1986, Huntingdon) was a British explorer and writer. A chronicle of nearly five hundred years of Arctic exploration and exploitation. Contents: 1. The Scene, 2. The Steam of Imagination, 3. What Happened to John Cabot? 4. Sebastian Cabot's Secret,5. Experiment in the North-East, 6. Frobisher and the North-West Bubble, 7 ... View more info

Two Centuries of Water-Power

By: SCOTT, J. S. Port and Province April 1938 BRUCE, Charles HATT. H. M.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: John S. Scott, 1938,:

Seller ID: 48391


SCOTT, J. S. "Two Centuries of Water-Power". An article in Port and Province, April 1938. Pp. 9-12, continued on p. 27-29. Triple column. Published byJohn S. Scott, Halifax. Also of nautical and local interest: John Stephens ' "Water Wheels of St. Croix", pp. 17-19; H. M. Hatt's "Power From Paradise" p.22-24; a short poem by Charles Bruce entitled "Port of Halifax", p. 25;"Another 'Biggest Job' Is Done", pp. 33-34; "Local Views on Port Problems" , pp. 34-35, and an editorial "Halifax and Port Administration", pp. 36-37.Vg. for the issue 3... View more info

Devil You Don't. in dj.

By: SCOTT, J.M

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Chilton, 1969,:

Seller ID: 35546


SCOTT, J.M. The Devil You Don't. Philadelphia: Chilton, (1969). Pp 248. 8vo, blue cloth. An adventure novel concerning a London antiquary's quest for a tremendous treasure lost during the Peruvian war of independence. Vg in price-clipped dj (a short tear). 30.00 View more info

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The Devil You Don't. First American Edition in dustjacket

By: SCOTT, J.M

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Chilton, 1969,: 1969

Seller ID: 47371


SCOTT, J.M. The Devil You Don't. Philadelphia : Chilton Book Company, (1969). First American Edition. Pp (6),1-248,(2). 8vo, blue cloth, cream lettering to spine. James Maurice Scott (b. December 13, 1906, Egypt - d. March 12, 1986, Huntingdon) was a British explorer and writer. An adventure novel concerning a London antiquary's quest for a tremendous treasure lost during the Peruvian war of independence. "During the Peruvian war of independence in 1821, golden ornaments, jewels and silver plate valued at eighteen million dollars disappeared from the cathedr... View more info

Silver Land. First Edition in dustjacket

By: SCOTT, J.M.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Hodder and Stoughton Limited, London , 1937,:

Seller ID: 7065


SCOTT, J.M. The Silver Land. London : Hodder and Stoughton Limited, (1937).First Printing. Pp. 314. 8vo, black cloth, white titles to front and spine . James Maurice Scott (b. December 13, 1906, Egypt - d. March 12, 1986, Huntingdon) was a British explorer and writer. An adventure novel of the Arctic. Very good in rubbed, slightly edgworn dustjacket. 30.00 View more info

In a Beautiful Pea Green Boat. First American Edition in dustjacket

By: SCOTT, J.M.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Chilton Book Company, 1969,:

Seller ID: 50875


SCOTT, J. M. In a Beautiful Pea Green Boat. Philadelphia : Chilton Book Company, (1969). First US Edition. Pp. (6),1-194, [2]. 8vo, green cloth with green lettering to front and spine. The lives of a British bookseller and a young girl cross paths while both are adrift off the coast of Portugal, resulting in an unusual adventure of man and child against the sea. "Jonathan Bordas, a British bookseller at the end of his rope, plans to commit suicide— but, as he swims out into the Atlantiqic off the Portuguese coast, far beyond the coastal current and the point of no return, when he is in t... View more info

Sea-Wyf. 1st no dj.

By: SCOTT, J.M.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Dutton, New York, 1956,:

Seller ID: 75052


SCOTT, J.M.. Sea-Wyf . New York: E.P. Dutton & Company, 1956. First American Printing. Pp. [1]-255,(1). 8vo, blue cloth with silver title block to spine. Edgeworn, some discolouration to boards, else vg. 15.00 View more info

Heather Mary. Third American Printing in dustjacket

By: SCOTT, J.M.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: E. P. Dutton & Company, Inc., New York, 1953,:

Seller ID: 110134


SCOTT, J.M. Heather Mary New York : E. P. Dutton & Company, Inc., (July) 1953. Third American Printing. Pp (6),7-224. 8vo, blue cloth, silver lettering to spine. James Maurice Scott (b. December 13, 1906, Egypt - d. March 12,1986, Huntingdon) was a British explorer and writer. Smith and Weller, Sea Fiction Guide 2153. "A foreboding of disaster, and a chilling uncanny feel ing of mystery runs through this weird story of the sea in which Richard Charrington and a crew of four set sail from England for Bermuda in the Heather Mary, a small yacht. The members of the crew are inexperienced, and ... View more info

Land of Seals. card covers

By: SCOTT, J.M. THACK

Price: $15.00

Publisher: University of London Press, London , 1949,:

Seller ID: 25460


SCOTT, J.M. The Land of Seals. With Illustrations by Thack. London : University of London Press, (1949). First Printing in This Form. Pp 192. 8vo, green card covers. In The Pilot Books series. James Maurice Scott (b. December13, 1906, Egypt - d. March 12, 1986, Huntingdon) was a British explorer an d writer. "Mr. Scott has the rare ability of being able to create, from hisown experiences, the authentic atmosphere of the vast and desolate territo ry in which the action of his story takes place. It is more than a tale of adventure : it is a view of life itself, a colourful, exciting life see... View more info

Story of Emin's Rescue as Told in Stanley's Letters

By: STANLEY, Henry M.) KELTIE, J. Scott (edited by) KELTIE, J. Scott (edited by) PASHA, Emin)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Harper & Brothers, New York, 1890,:

Seller ID: 61283


(STANLEY, Henry M.) KELTIE, J. Scott (edited by). The Story of Emin's Rescue as Told in Stanley's Letters. Edited by J. Scott Keltie. With map of the route. NY: Harper & Brothers, 1890. Pp. 176, double-leaf map frontis. 8vo, red cloth with black lettering to front and spine. The story of African explorer Henry Stanley's rescue of Emin Pasha, as told through Stanley's own letters. Minor bubbling to front board, slightly cocked, head of sunned spine nicked, name, else vg. 50.00 View more info

Story of Emin's Rescue as told in Stanley's Letters

By: STANLEY, Henry M.) KELTIE, J. Scott, ed.

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Harper, 1890,:

Seller ID: 31275


(STANLEY, Henry M.). The Story of Emin's Rescue as told in Stanley's Letters. Published by Mr. Stanley's Permission. Edited by J. Scott Keltie. With Map of the Route. N.Y.: Harper & Brothers, 1890. Pp 176. Map 8vo, red cloth. Spine sunned, bookplate, else vg. 55.00 View more info

Voyages of Captain Scott : Retold from the Voyage of the Discovery and Scott's Last Expedition. rebound.

By: TURLEY, Charles SCOTT, Robert Falcon BARRIE, J.M. (intro.)

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Smith, Elder & Co, London, 1914,:

Seller ID: 70098


TURLEY, Charles. The Voyages of Captain Scott : Retold from the "Voyage of the Discovery" and "Scott's Last Expedition". With an introduction by Sir J.M. Barrie. With a portrait frontispiece in photogravure, 4 coloured plates, 28 pages of half-tone illustrations (mostly from photographs taken by members of the Terra Nova expedition), facsimile and map. London : Smith, Elder & Co., 1914. Pp. [i]-viii,(2),1-440, portrait frontispiece, + 4 p. of colour plates, 25 p. of plates, 1 folding plate, 1 facsimile leaf, and 1 folding map. Illustrated. 8vo, contemporarily rebound in full ma... View more info