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Nova Scotia at War

By: Nova Scotia] CONNOLLY, Harold (foreword)

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Government of Nova Scotia, Halifax, 0,:

Seller ID: 59756


[Nova Scotia ]. Nova Scotia at War : Nova Scotia Delivers the Goods. Foreword by Harold Connolly, Minister of Industry and Publicity. [Halifax: Government of Nova Scotia, ca. 1944]. Pp. 48. Illustrated. Double column. 4to, illustrated orange and grey card covers. A volume outlining Nova Scotia's industrial contributions to the war effort. Includes a substantial section on shipbuilding, as well as smaller sections on marine engines, aircraft, cordage, fishing, and furniture production. Light edgewear, foxing to a few leaves, else vg. 65.00 View more info

Early Voyages and Northern Approaches. 1st, in dj

By: OLESON, Tryggvi J. Canadian Centenary Series No. 01 CABOT, John

Price: $50.00

Publisher: McClelland and Stewart, 1963,:

Seller ID: 10400


OLESON, Tryggvi J. Early Voyages and Northern Approaches, 1000-1632. (Tor.): McClelland and Stewart Limited, (1963). First Printing. Pp (6), vii-xii, 1-211, (1) + 24 p. of photos. 8vo, dark blue cloth. Vol.1 in the Canadian Centenary Series. Not in O'Dea. Spadoni & Donnelly 1701. Oleson (1912-1963).20 chapters including : The Norwegian Occupation of the Atlantic Islands; The Location of Vinland; The Mythical Voyages to America; The Beginnings ofthe English Explorations; The Voyages of John Cabot; The Followers of John Cabot. With bibliography and index. Vg in dj. 50.00 View more info

Canada's Pacific Herring

By: OUTRAM, Donald N. MORLEY, C., photo.

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Department of Fisheries, 1965,:

Seller ID: 27426


OUTRAM, Donald N. Canada's Pacific Herring; photographs by C. Morley unlessotherwise credited. Ottawa: Department of Fisheries, 1965. Pp 23. 8vo, ill . wraps. A popular introduction to the humble herring and its exploitation on Canada's west coast. The text ranges from the Danish coast in 3000 BCE to fish meal plants in the 1960s, touching on the natural and cultural history of this ubiquitous fish. Vg. 16.00 View more info

Slave Mutiny. 1st UK, presentation copy signed by author; reddish browncloth, white lettering

By: OWENS, William A.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Peter Davies, London, 1953,:

Seller ID: 58966


OWENS, William A. Slave Mutiny : The Story of the Revolt on the Schooner Amistad. L.: Peter Davies, (1953). First UK Edition. Pp 280 including port. frontis., + 3 pp. of plates. 8vo, reddish brown cloth. The story of a slave mutiny on board the slave trading ship the Amistad, in July of 1839. Presentation copy, signed by author. Rear board slightly bowed, small dent to lower edge of front board, head of spine slightly faded, else vg. 50.00 View more info

Captain Nemo Cookbook Papers in dj.

By: PAINTER, Hal

Price: $20.00

Publisher: International Marine, 1986,:

Seller ID: 28528


PAINTER, Hal. Captain Nemo Cookbook Papers: Everyone's Guide to Zen & The Art of Boating in Hard Times. Illustrated: a Nautical Fantasy. Camden, Maine: International Marine, (1986). Pp 135. 8vo, fuschia paper-covered boards. Along with Stephen Jones' 1971 Drifting, this book is one of the few fictional expressions of the do-it-yourself ethos of the 1970s wooden boat revival. In it two aging hippies refurbish a cruising boat, encountering the soulless force of corporate America en route. Readers may be reassured that theauthor, born in 1932, makes no claim to hippiedom himself. Vg in dj. 20.00 ... View more info

Water in Between : A Journey at Sea.. 1st in dj.

By: PATTERSON, Kevin

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Random House Canada, Toronto, 1999, ISBN:0679309993:

Seller ID: 33423


PATTERSON, Kevin. The Water in Between : A Journey at Sea. (Toronto): Random House Canada, (1999). First Printing. Pp 289. 8vo, grey cloth. An appealingly meditative account of the experiences of a young Canadian doctor who, out of a sense of personal loss and failure, determines to put the ethic ofSlocum, Moitessier, et al. to the test in the waters of the Pacific aboard his ferro-cement ketch, Sea Mouse. Vg in dj. 22.50 View more info

Plymouth Cordage Company : How to Use Rope Aboard Your Boat.

By: Plymouth Cordage Company).

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Plymouth Cordage, 1950,:

Seller ID: 58085


(Plymouth Cordage Company). Plymouth Cordage Company : How to Use Rope Aboard Your Boat. Plymouth, Mass.: Plymouth Cordage Company, 1950. Pp 38. Illustrations to text. 8vo, illustrated stapled wraps. A One of a series of Plymouth Data Books for Rope Users. This pamphlet contains: " a lot of practical information about the importance of rope to safe, smooth sailing - and its importance to a sound mooring or anchorage." -from the text. Lightly rubbed, very good. 15.00 View more info

B C Ports Handbook 2002 -2003. ill. cards

By: Ports)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: 2002,:

Seller ID: 58289


(Ports). B C Ports Handbook 2002 -2003. Vancouver, B. C. : Chamber of Shipping, 2002. Pp 232. Profusely illustrated with colour photos, maps and diagrams. 8vo, metal spiral binding, over laid by illustrated card covers. Beautifully illustrated guide to the ports of British Columbia with a strong focus on commercial services and economic development. Contents include. NorthCoast; Vancouver Island; Lower Mainland; Shipping Services; Government and Regulatory; Directory. Very good. 10.00 View more info

Remember the Lusitania! ill. cards.

By: PRESTON, Diana

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Raincoast Books, 2003, ISBN:1551926423:

Seller ID: 58507


PRESTON, Diana. Remember the Lusitania! Vancouver: Raincoast Books, (2003).Pp 102. Illustrated, including drawings, facsimiles, and maps to text. Lar ge 8vo, ill. card covers. "Deliberately torpedoed by a German U-boat off the coast of Ireland in 1915, the luxury liner Lusitania sank to its watery grave beneath the icy depths of the North Atlantic." -from the cover. This story, of interest to the younger reader, was developed around the experiences of three small children who survived the doomed voyage. Lightly rubbed, ow vg. 12.00 View more info

Memorial of Sundry Inhabitants of the State of Massachusetts on the Subjectof Privateering. disbound.

By: Privateering)

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Gales & Seaton, 1821,:

Seller ID: 35527


(Privateering.). Memorial of Sundry Inhabitants of the State of Massachusetts on the Subject of Privateering : January 26, 1821 Referred to the Committee on Commerce. Washington: Gales & Seaton, 1821. Pp 32. 8vo, disbound. A closely argued, densely allusive Brahmin condemnation of the practice of privateering and of the United States' participation in it. The memorialists included Daniel Webster, George Cabot, and Francis Parkman. Paper yellowed,pages hand numbered, small ink stain to front cover, else vg. 175.00 View more info

Mizzly Fitch. 1st pbk pr. signed

By: PURA, Murray

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Simon & Pierre, 1988, ISBN:0889242011:

Seller ID: 58159


PURA, Murray. Mizzly Fitch: The Light, the Sea, the Storm. Tor.: Simon & Pierre, (1988). First Printing. Pp 135. 8vo, ill. card covers. A novel set inthe fishing communities of Nova Scotia's South Shore, depicting one man's confrontation with the insensible elements and the despair resulting therefrom. Vg. Signed by the author. 14.00 View more info

Merchant Ship Stability. 2nd pr of 2nd ed.

By: PURSEY, H. J.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Brown, Son & Ferguson, Glasgow, 1955,:

Seller ID: 59696


PURSEY, H. J. Merchant Ship Stability : A companion to "Merchant Ship Construction". Glasgow: Brown, Son & Ferguson, (1955). Second Printing of SecondEdition. Pp. 157 + 2 folding charts at rear. Large 8vo, blue cloth. Tear t o folding chart, else vg. 30.00 View more info

Glimpses of the Indian Ocean.

By: QASIM, S. Z.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Universities Press (India), 1998, ISBN:8173711291: 1998

Seller ID: 59828

ISBN: 8173711291


QASIM, S.Z. Glimpses of the Indian Ocean. (Hyderguda, Hyderabad) : Universities Press (India), (1998). First Edition. Pp 206 + [47] pp of plates [many in colour]. Illustrated with graphs, tables, and technical diagrams to text. 8vo, illustrated card covers. Chapters : 1. The Indian Ocean: Physiography and Environmental Features; 2. History and Development of Ocean Sciences in India; 3. India's Exclusive Economic Zone; 4. Sunlight in the Sea; 5. Phytoplankton - The Primary Producers; 6. Zooplankton - The Secondary Producers; 7. Food Production... View more info

Sebastian Cabot and Bristol Exploration

By: QUINN, David B. CABOT, Sebastian Bristol Branch of the Historical Association Local History Pamphlets)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Bristol Branch of the Historical Association of the University of Bristol, 1968,:

Seller ID: 59061


QUINN, David B. Sebastian Cabot and Bristol Exploration. Bristol: Bristol Branch of the Historical Association of the University of Bristol, 1968. Pp 1-32,+ 4 plates and maps. 8vo, stapled printed grey card covers. A volume in the Bristol Branch of the Historical Association Local History Pamphlets series. O'Dea 4300. Front cover slightly splayed and lightly rubbed, else vg. 25.00 View more info

Storm Center. 1st US in dj.

By: ROGERS, Will and Sharon ROGERS, Sharon GREGSTON, Gene

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Naval Institute Press, Annapolis, MD, 1992, ISBN:1557507279:

Seller ID: 59527


ROGERS, Will and Sharon. Storm Center : The USS Vincennes and Iran Air Flight 655 : a personal account of tragedy and terrorism. With Gene Gregston. Annapolis, MD: Naval Institute Press, (1992). First US Printing. Pp. 264. Illustrated. 8vo, grey cloth spine with red paper covered boards. "The tragicshootdown of a commercial Iranian airliner by a US Navy cruiser in 1988 dr ew worldwide attention... Captain Will Rogers details shipboard events of that led up to the firing of the Aegis missiles and describes the Navy's investigation of the incident... [as well as] the upheaval at home." -... View more info

Navy at War: 1939-1945. 1st ed in dj.

By: ROSKILL, S.W., Captain

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Collins, 1960,:

Seller ID: 29255


ROSKILL, S.W., Captain. The Navy at War: 1939-1945. L: Collins, 1960. Pp 480. Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth. Law 0646. Roskill is one of the foremost British authorities on the exercise of sea power in the twentieth century, and particularly on the Royal Navy in World War Two. In this book he attempts to "give a broad outline of the policies, purposes, successes and failures of the British and Dominion Navies in this world-wide struggle and to suggest what lessons we may learn from a study of these events." -from the dj.Vg in worn dj. 75.00 View more info

Luxury Yachts, The. 2nd pr. rev.

By: ROUSMANIERE, John Time-Life Books : Seafarers Series

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Time-Life , 1984,:

Seller ID: 17898


ROUSMANIERE, John and the Editors of Time-Life Books. The Luxury Yachts. Alexandria, Virginia : Time-Life Books, (1984). Second Printing, Revised. Pp (5),[6]-176. Illustrated throughout. 4to, black imitation morocco with pictorial inlay on upper board. Map end-papers. Toy 4479 (later printing), see Morris & Howland p.119. In The Seafarers series. Vg. 20.00 View more info

Durban 1942. no dj.

By: RUBIN, Gerry R

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Hambledon Press, 1992,:

Seller ID: 33926


RUBIN, Gerry R. Durban 1942 : A British Troopship Revolt. L: Hambledon Press, (1992). Pp 148. 8vo, blue cloth. An analysis of events surrounding the January 1942 refusal of RAF ground crew to board their troopship in Durban, South Africa, bound for Singapore. Slightly rubbed and soiled, staining to a few pages, else vg. 30.00 View more info

No Room for Grace. printed card covers.

By: RUMSCHEIDT, Barbara

Price: $10.00

Publisher: William B. Eerdmans Publishing, 1998, ISBN:0802845479:

Seller ID: 59497


RUMSCHEIDT, Barbara. No Room for Grace : Pastoral Theology and Dehumanization on the Global Economy. Grand Rapids, Michigan: William B. Eerdmans Publishing, (1998). Pp 158. 8vo, printed card covers. This book "addresses a world dominated by free market capitalism, a world where person become "human resources," the raw materials for competitive production and profitable investment. Barbara Rumscheidt considers how Christians are to do pastoral theology in such a world and explores the potential for Christian faith responses that can resist the dehumanizing dynamics of the global eco... View more info

Customs and Traditions of the Canadian Armed Forces. 2nd card covers

By: RUSSELL, E.C.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Deneau, 1981,:

Seller ID: 29786


RUSSELL, E.C. Customs and Traditions of the Canadian Armed Forces. N.pl.: Deneau & Greenberg, (May 1981). Second Printing. Pp 265. Illustrated. 8vo, grey card covers. Cooke p.33. Contents : The Salute; The Mess; Dining in theMess; More Mess Customs; Words and Expressions; Mourning Observances; Some Service Customs; Mascots; Launching and Commissioning of HMC Ships; Some D istinguishing Marks; Music and Verse; Flags and Colours; Appendix - Calendar of Activities Observed by the Canadian Armed Forces. Rubbed, else vg. 20.00 View more info