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Yankton" Yacht and Man-of-War. in dj.

By: WILLOUGHBY, Malcolm F

Price: $165.00

Publisher: Crimson Printing Co., 1935,:

Seller ID: 31956


WILLOUGHBY, Malcolm F. "Yankton" Yacht and Man-of-War. Cambridge, Mass.: Crimson Printing Co., 1935. Pp 268. Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth. The life history of this hard-used but extremely beautiful clipper-bowed steam yacht. Orinally launched in Britain as the Cleopatra, she was alleged owned briefly by Sarah Bernhardt before being sold to American owners and renamed, first Cleopatra, then Penelope. She first saw naval service during the Spanish-American War, an experience which was followed by survey work and by several circumnavigations. She was again pressed into service during the ... View more info

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U.S. Coast Guard in World War II. 1st in dj

By: WILLOUGHBY, Malcolm F., Lieut NIMITZ, CHESTER W., ADMIRAL. RICHMOND, ALFRED C., VICE-ADMIRAL.

Price: $90.00

Publisher: Naval Institute, 1957,:

Seller ID: 27858


WILLOUGHBY, Malcolm F., Lieut. U.S. Coast Guard in World War II. Annapolis, Md.: United States Naval Institute, (1957). Pp 347. Illustrated. 4to, grey cloth. A history of U.S. Coast Guard operations during World War Two; with introductory matter by Vice Admiral Alfred C. Richmond and Admiral Chester W. Nimitz, and an alphabetical listing of all those awarded citations during the conflict. Faint dampstain to lower margin of latter pages, dampwrinkling to spine and rear panel of dj, else vg in worn dj. 90.00 View more info

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Coast Guard TRs. in dj.

By: WILLOUGHBY, Malcolm, Lt. (jg) DERBY, W.N., Rear Admiral USCG, foreword.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Charles E. Lauriat, 1945,:

Seller ID: 32904


WILLOUGHBY, Malcolm, Lt. (jg). Coast Guard TRs : First Naval District. Foreword by W. N. Derby, Rear Admiral, U.S.C.G. Boston: Charles E. Lauriat, (1945). Pp 247. Frontis., 30 leaves of plates. 8vo, blue cloth. A full account of the contribution of New England Coast Guard reservists to the U.S. effort in World War Two. By the author of the excellent "Yankton"; Yacht and Man-of-War. Front board lightly waterstained, fore edge slightly dampwrinkled, else vg in rubbed, nicked dj. 100.00 View more info

Charterhouse : Old and New

By: WILMOT, E.P. Eardley and E.C. STREATFIELD CAMERON, D.Y. STREATFIELD, E.C.

Price: $80.00

Publisher: 1895,:

Seller ID: 22926


WILMOT, E.P. Eardley and E.C. STREATFIELD. Charterhouse : Old and New. With four original etchings by D.Y. Cameron. L.: John C. Nimmo, 1895. Pp (8),vii-xi,(3),[1]-295,(1),frontis + 4 plates. 8vo, dark red cloth, t.e.g. Library bookplate removed from ffep, spine sunned, else vg. 80.00 View more info

Mothers and Other Strangers. 1st in dj. signed

By: WILSON, Budge

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Harcourt Brace, 1996,:

Seller ID: 52257


WILSON, Budge. Mothers and Other Strangers : Stories. San Diego: Harcourt Brace & Co., (1996). First Printing. Pp 194. 8vo, tan spine with pale green boards. Vg-fine in dj. Signed by Wilson. 25.00 View more info

Cat That Barked

By: WILSON, Budge ROSCOE, Terry

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Pottersfield Press, 1998,:

Seller ID: 53721


WILSON, Budge. Cat That Barked. Illustrated by Terry Roscoe. Lawrencetown Beach : Pottersfield Press, (1998). Pp [1]-64. 8vo, card covers. Vg to fine. 8.00 View more info

Anglo-Saxons. in dj.

By: WILSON, D.M Ancient People and Places series.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Thames and Hudson, 1960,:

Seller ID: 40313


WILSON, D.M. The Anglo-Saxons. 79 Photographs, 37 Line Drawings and 1 Map. L: Thames and Hudson, (1960). Pp 231. 8vo, brown cloth. Very slight edgewear, else vg in rubbed, slightly torn dj. 25.00 View more info

How to Identify Aircraft. 2d ed.

By: WILSON, G.E LECKIE, Robert.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Collins, 1943,:

Seller ID: 38145


WILSON, G.E. How to Identify Aircraft. With an Introduction by Air Vice-Marshal Robert Leckie. Toronto: Wm. Collins Sons & Co. Canada Ltd., (1943). Second edition. 8vo, ill. card covers. Nicks to head and tail of spine, rubbed, slightly cocked, spine label and pouch remains, else vg. 50.00 View more info

Wider Horizons. signed

By: WILSON, George E. Canadian Historical Association, 1951 offprint

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Canadian Historical Association, 1951,:

Seller ID: 49189


WILSON, George E. Wider Horizons. Offprint from The Canadian Historical Association, 1951. Pp 1-11,(1). 8vo, stapled self-wraps. George E. Wilson was at Dalhousie University and was President of the Canadian Historical Association. This was his Presidential Address to the Association. Short tear to top edge, else vg. Inscribed by the author to Herbert Leslie Stewart, Professor of Philosophy at Dalhousie University - "With sffection from G.E.N. to H.L.S." 25.00 View more info

Chalk and Children

By: WILSON, H.A.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: A.R. Mowbray & Co. Limited, London and Oxford, 1939,:

Seller ID: 50499


WILSON, H.A. Chalk and Children. London and Oxford : A.R. Mowbray & Co. Limited / N.Y.: Morehouse-Gorham Co., (1939). Pp 62. Illustrated. Sm 8vo, hard paper boards, French flaps. Spine creases, name, else very good. 25.00 View more info

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Battleships in Action. 2 vols.

By: WILSON, H.W

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Sampson Low, Marston, 0,:

Seller ID: 38493


WILSON, H.W. Battleships in Action. L: Sampson Low, Marston & Co., [1926]. Two volumes. Pp 337; 384, v. 1 frontis., XXII plates, XXII plans, v. 2 frontis., plates XXIII-LIII, plans XXIII-XLII. 8vo, blue cloth. A comprehensive and splendidly illustrated history of modern armoured ships in war, from the U.S. Civil War to the Battle of Jutand. While focusing on major and well-known conflicts (the Spanish-American War, the Russo-Japanese War, the Great War), the author's meticulous research allows him to consider a host of lesser known wars and actions: the Danish War of 1864, the Austro-Italian W... View more info

Arctic Adventures: Exploring Canada's North by Canoe and Dog Team. 1st pr, signed

By: WILSON, Ian and Sally

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Gordon Soules Book Publishers, Vancouver , 1992,:

Seller ID: 41761


WILSON, Ian and Sally. Arctic Adventures: Exploring Canada's North by Canoe and Dog Team. West Vancouver : Gordon Soules Book Publishers, (September 1992). First Printing. Pp 246. Illustrated in colour & b/w. 8vo, card covers. Cassell 2508. Vg. Signed by both authors. 20.00 View more info

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Noctes Ambrosianæ. 4 vols

By: WILSON, John

Price: $100.00

Publisher: William Blackwood and Sons, 1868,:

Seller ID: 48299


WILSON, Professor John. Noctes Ambrosianæ. Edinburgh and London: William Blackwood and Sons, 1868. A New Edition in Four Volumes. Pp. 384; 428; 382; 368. Port. frontis with tissue guard. 8vo, blue green cloth with in blind decoration and borders to front and rear boards, gilt lettering to spine. Essays, presented in a conversational style, which were originally contributed to Blackwood's magazine between 1822 and 1835. Hinges cracked or starting on all volumes, with the rear cover of Vol. II detached from the spine, corners lightly bumped with some fraying beginning to several, else vg. for t... View more info

View From the Grandstand, A. signed

By: WILSON, John Cooper

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Lancelot Press, 1988,:

Seller ID: 2670


WILSON, John Cooper. A View From the Grandstand. Hantsport : Lancelot Press, 1988. Pp (4),5-245,(1). Illustrated. 8vo, trade paperback. With much on Wilson's 21 years in the Canadian Army as well as on being Nova Scotia's representative in New England. With author's inscription. Vg. 8.50 View more info

Dying Voices. proof

By: WILSON, Laura

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Orion, 2000,:

Seller ID: 45273


WILSON, Laura. Dying Voices. (L): Orion, (2000). Advanced uncorrected proof. Pp. 260. 8vo, red card covers, black lettering. Vg. 25.00 View more info

Testament. signed in dj.

By: WILSON, Martha

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Richards, 1938,:

Seller ID: 39149


WILSON, Martha. Testament : Sonnets. L: Richards, (1938). Pp 68. 8vo, black cloth. Vg in dampstained, nicked dj. Signed with an inscription by Wilson. 30.00 View more info

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A Sketch of the History of Hawick

By: WILSON, Robert (CHALMERS, Thomas)

Price: $600.00

Publisher: 1825,:

Seller ID: 51543


WILSON, Robert. A Sketch of the History of Hawick : including some account of the Manners and Characters of the Inhabitants; with Occasional Observations. To which is subjoined a Short Essay, in reply to Doctor Chalmers on Pauperism and the Poor-Laws. Hawick: printed by Robert Armstrong, 1825. Pp. 355. Small 8vo, rebound in tan half calf, brown marbled paper covered boards, gilt lettering to spine. A general history of the Scottish Borders town with some emphasis on goverment and the church. The bookplate affixed to the front paste-down is that of Scottish author, Sir George Dou... View more info

Maritime Union and Economic Planning

By: WILSON, Thomas and W.Y. SMITH Maritime Union Study SMITH, W.Y.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: 1970,:

Seller ID: 14533


WILSON, Thomas and W.Y. SMITH. Maritime Union and Economic Planning. Fredericton : Maritime Union Study, 1970. Pp i-vi,1-40. 8vo, card covers. Vg-fine. 5.00 View more info

Feathered Fortune : 50 years with ACA Co-operative Limited

By: WILSON, Valerie

Price: $10.00

Publisher: 1993,:

Seller ID: 46462


WILSON, Valerie. Feathered Fortune : 50 years with ACA Co-operative Limited. N.pl.: n.p., [1993?]. Pp. 74. Iluustrated. 8vo, grey ill. card covers. Vg. 10.00 View more info

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Early Percussion Firearms. 2nd Bonanza printing in dj

By: WINANT, Lewis

Price: $50.00

Publisher: 1959,:

Seller ID: 26742


WINANT, Lewis. Early Percussion Firearms : A History of Early Percussion Firearms Ignition - from Forsyth to Winchester .44/40. N.Y.: Bonanza Books, n.d. [ca.1970]. Second Bonanza Printing. Pp 292. Illustrated. 8vo, red cloth. First published 1959. Bookplate, else vg in chipped dj. 50.00 View more info