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Life on a Fishing Boat

By: SCARRY, Huck

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Prentice-Hall, 1983,:

Seller ID: 29281


SCARRY, Huck. Life on a Fishing Boat: A Sketchbook. Englewood Cliffs, N.J.:Prentice-Hall, (1983). Pp 69. 4to, ill. card covers. The author is the son of renowned childrens' illustrator Richard Scarry, and while there are no anthropomorphized cats in this book, there are plenty of fish and fishermen, in detailed pencil sketches suggesting the immense range of the world's fisheries. Name, else vg. 12.50 View more info

Tall Ships : The Magic of Sail. in dj.

By: SERVER, Dean

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Todtri, 1999,:

Seller ID: 47921


SERVER, Dean. Tall Ships : The Magic of Sail. (NY): Todtri, (1999). Pp 128.4to, ill. boards. A large-format "quickie' book issued to capitalise on th e latest outbreak of "tall ship" mania. Nice photos, though. Gift inscription, else vg in dj. 20.00 View more info

HMS Wild Swan. in dj.

By: SMITH, Peter C

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Kimber, 1985,:

Seller ID: 33302


SMITH, Peter C. HMS Wild Swan : One Destroyer's War 1939-42. L: William Kimber, (1985). Pp 254. Illustrated. 8vo, red cloth. Law 1077. A full account of the career of this noble little vessel, from her point-blank battles with German tanks at Boulogne, to her service at Dunkirk, her convoy work the North Atlantic, and finally her heroic end in a battle with an entire bomber squadron. Thumbprint to ffep, else vg in dj. 60.00 View more info

Pedestal: The Malta Convoy Of August 1942. 1st UK in dj

By: SMITH, Peter.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Kimber, 1970,:

Seller ID: 28164


SMITH, Peter. Pedestal: The Malta Convoy Of August 1942. L.: William Kimber, 1970. Pp 208 + 16 p of plates. 8vo, green cloth. "A detailed account of this epic operation based on British, German and Italian records." Vessel name stamp on tp, light spotting to top edge , 3x1- inch stain to rear board and corresponding patch of dj, ow vg in dj. 60.00 View more info

Juliet : The Creation of a Masterpiece. in dj.

By: SOMER, Jack A. NEUMANN, Peter

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Foundation Book Juliet, Vollenhove, Holland, 19913, ISBN:3884121723:

Seller ID: 57354


SOMER, Jack A. Juliet : The Creation of a Masterpiece ; photography by Peter Neumann, text by Jack A. Somer. (Vollenhove, Holland): Foundation Book Juliet, (1993). Pp. 175. Illustrated. 4to, red cloth. A beautiful volume focusing on the construction of the Juliet, a forty-three metre "dream-yacht". Includes dozens of full colour photographs and plans chronicling the yacht's construction, as well as a blow-by-blow textual account of the progress of the project. Vg-fine in dj. 100.00 View more info

Munsterberg and Militarism Checked. red cloth, AS IS.

By: SQUIRES, Charles W. MUNSTERBERG, Hugo

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Briggs, 1915,:

Seller ID: 57475


SQUIRES, Charles W., M.A., D.D. Münsterberg and Militarism Checked. Tor.: William Briggs, 1915. Pp (4),5-241,(3), port. frontis. 8vo, red cloth. Rhodenizer pp.360 & 247. Not in O'Dea or Watters. A reply to Hugo Münsterberg's The Peace and America, (N.Y.& L.: D. Appleton and Company, 1915). Münsterberg (1863-1916) was a Harvard professor of psychology. IV : Canada, Newfoundland and Ireland, (pp.110-146), with Newfoundland on pp.140-142, noting Cluny MacPherson's gas mask. "Charles William Squires (1876-1948), son of Rev.John and Amelia (Hippisley) Squires, was born at Harbour Grace, Newf... View more info

Paddle to the Arctic. 1st in dj, Signed

By: STARKELL, Don.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: McClelland and Stewart, 1995, ISBN:0771082398:

Seller ID: 57093


STARKELL, Don. Paddle to the Arctic : The incredible story of a kayak questacross the roof of the world. (T.): McClelland and Stewart, (1995). Pp 313 + [24] pp of plates. 8vo, black cloth. Cassell 1836. Don Starkell, author of Paddle to the Amazon, spends three Arctic summers kayaking from Churchill Manitoba to Tuktoyaktuk on the western most reaches of the Northwest Territories. It was a trip that almost cost him his life. Presentation copy signed by the author. Vg in rubbed dj. 25.00 View more info

Fishers of Derby Haven. dec. ill. red cloth with gold inlay lettering.

By: STRETTON, Hesba.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Religious Tract Society, London, 1900,:

Seller ID: 57554


STRETTON, Hesba. The Fishers of Derby Haven. L.: The Religious Tract Society, [n. d.]. Pp 192, including frontis., and drawings to text + [2] pp plates and [6] pp of advertisements. 8vo, red illustrated cloth with gilt inlay lettering to spine and front. Well known author Hesba Stretton, writes a powerful Christian novel set in a small fishing community on the Isle of Man in the days of wooden ships. With a 1904 prize inscription to the ffep. Rubbed, worn, two stains to rear board, foxing to endpapers and edges, cracking in five sections but still holding, ow vg. 20.00 View more info

Fishing Boats of the World: 3. 1st edition in dj

By: TRAUNG, Jan-Olof (ed.)

Price: $90.00

Publisher: Fishing News Books, London, 1967,:

Seller ID: 57522


TRAUNG, Jan-Olof (ed.). Fishing Boats of the World: 3. L.: Fishing News (Books), (1967). First Edition. Pp 648 + [i]-[xlii] pp Advertisement Section. Double Column. Illustrated with numerous photos, graphs, technical diagramsand tables to text. 4to, blue cloth. "The volume now issued is the outcome of a third Fishing Boat Congress held at Gothenburg, Sweden, in October 19 65. While not neglecting the modern sophisticate types of craft that have been developed, particular attention was paid in this Congress to the smaller types of craft used in inshore and near-water fishing and, in the cas... View more info

Gulf of St. Lawrence Workshop

By: TRITES, R. W., (Coordinator)

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Bedford Institute, Dartmouth, NS, 1968,:

Seller ID: 57221


TRITES, R. W., (Coordinator). Gulf of St. Lawrence Workshop held at BedfordInstitute, Dartmouth, NS, November 28-29, 1968. Dartmouth, NS: Bedford Ins titute, 1968. Pp. 86, with maps and charts. 4to, printed grey card covers with red spine. Contents: "Introductory General Summary of the Physical Oceanographic and Physical Environment, "Seasonal and Long-Term Temperature andSalinity Patterns", "Gulf of St. Lawrence - Tides and Tidal Streams", "Int ernal Tides in the St. Lawrence Estuary", "Observations and Measurements ofResidual Flow", "Wind-Induced Circu... View more info

Wolf's Head : Writing Lake Superior.

By: UNWIN, Peter.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Viking Canada, 2003, ISBN:0670043907:

Seller ID: 56752


UNWIN, Peter. The Wolf's Head : Writing Lake Superior. (T.): Viking Canada,(2003). Pp 254. Illustrated with photos and drawings to text. 8vo, tan clo th. Peter Unwin writes a unique history of Lake Superior, weaving together a range of stories from the diverse groups of people who lived on her coasts or sailed on her waters. Vg in lightly rubbed dj. 20.00 View more info

Defeat of John Hawkins. in dj.

By: UNWIN, Rayner HAWKINS, John, Sir)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Readers Union, London, 1961,:

Seller ID: 55434


UNWIN, Rayner. The Defeat of John Hawkins : A Biography of his Third Slaving Voyage. L.: Readers Union, 1961. Revised edition. Pp. 319. 8vo, black cloth. A look at Sir John Hawkins' third voyage to the Slave Coast in the 1560s. Slightly cocked, minor bumping to top edge, light spotting to fore-edge,else vg in spine sunned, nicked dj. 20.00 View more info

Oil and Honor at Pearl Harbor

By: VESILIND, Priit J. National Geographic, 199:6

Price: $5.00

Publisher: National Geographic, 2001,:

Seller ID: 55424


VESILIND, Priit J. "Oil and Honor at Pearl Harbor" . An article in NationalGeographic Magazine, Vol. 199, No. 6, June 2001, pp. 84-99. Pp. 122. 8vo, illustrated. "Sixty years after Japanese bombers sank the U.S.S. Arizona, the silent wreck still sheds fuel oil, drop by drop, over the memories of a hellish Hawaiian morning." Vg. 5.00 View more info

By Star & Compass. green cloth.

By: WALLACE, W. S. CABOT, John CARTIER, Jacques LEIF

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Humphrey Milford Oxford University Press, 1922,:

Seller ID: 57529


WALLACE, W. S. By Star & Compass Tales of the Explorers of Canada; with frontispiece in colour and maps. L.: Humphrey Milford Oxford University Press,1922. Pp 190, including frontis., and full page maps to text. 8vo, green c loth, blind stamp decoration to upper board and spine. Watters p.989, Rhodenizer p.522. Chapter 2 on Cabot: The Voyages of a Venetian Adventurer. Alsoof Newfoundland and Labrador interest: Chapter 1. The Legend of Leif the L ucky; and Chapter 3. The Secret of the St.Lawrence [on Cartier]. This was one of the most successful Canadian history books written by a Canadian auth... View more info

Floor of the Sea. 1st US in dj.

By: WERTENBAKER, William EWING, Maurice)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Little, Brown & Co., Boston, 1974, ISBN:0316931217:

Seller ID: 57355


WERTENBAKER, William. The Floor of the Sea : Maurice Ewing and the Search to Understand the Earth. Boston: Little, Brown and Co., (1974). First US Edition. Pp. 275. Illustrated. 8vo, black cloth spine with green paper coveredboards. Contents: I) The Floor of the Sea ; II) The Chief Scientist Dreame d of Cervantes ; III) Lifeless Depths, Living Fossils, Lost Continents ; IV) A Scene the Most Rugged, Grand, and Imposing ; V) Torrey Cliff ; VI) ThatMan Is Taking Too Many Cores ; VII) I Wasn't Lonley a Bit ; VIII) Rift and Ridge ; IX) Diluvialists and Other Fauna ; X) To Gondwanaland ; XI) Eltani ... View more info

Mapmakers. in dj.

By: WILFORD, John Noble

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf, 2000, ISBN:0275409297:

Seller ID: 57073


WILFORD, John Noble. The Mapmakers : [dj adds: The Story of the Great Pioneers in Cartography - from Antiquity to the Space Age]. NY: Alfred A. Knopf (2000). Revised Edition. Pp 507. 8vo, brown paper covered spine, with whitepaper covered boards. "With three new chapters, more maps and illustration s, and many revisions and amplifications, this edition reflects the great changes that have taken place in mapmaking in the past two decades." -from the dust jacket. Back board slightly splayed, ow vg in rubbed and lightly soiled and price-clipped dj. 24.00 View more info

Life of the Shore and Shallow Sea. Reprint, badly rubbed ill. cloth boards.

By: WILSON, Douglas P.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Ivor Nicholson and Watson, London, 1937,:

Seller ID: 55730


WILSON, Douglas P. Life of the Shore and Shallow Sea.. L.: Ivor Nicholson and Watson, 1937. Reprint. Pp 149, including colour frontis. + [52] leaves of plates. Large 8vo, illustrated cloth covers. This is a detailed examination of the marine life of the seas immediately surrounding the British Islesdown to a depth of hundred-fathom line. It is extremely well illustrated w ith numerous photos of the living plants and animals described. This book is intended for the reader who possessed little or no previous knowledge of marine natural history, therefore the language is simple to comprehend yet ... View more info

World in Your Ear. in dj.

By: WOOD, Robert.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: MacMillan,, London, 1979, ISBN:0333243102:

Seller ID: 56922


WOOD, Robert. A World in Your Ear : The Broadcasting of an Era, 1923-64. Foreword by Robert Dougall. (L.): MacMillan, (1979). Pp 193 + [8] pp of plates. 8vo, red cloth. Mr. Robert Wood was a pioneering broadcaster, producer and technician in BBC radio. In this book Wood gives the reader fascinating glimpses into the personalities of the leaders of the British nation just prior to and during the Second World War. Following is just a partial list of some of the events Wood recorded: "The General Strike; the Crystal Place fire; the Abdication; the coronations of 1937 and 1953; Chamberlain's r... View more info

Marine Painting in Oil and Watercolor. 3rd in dj.

By: WOODWARD, Stanley

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Bonanza Books, New York, 1967,:

Seller ID: 55290


WOODWARD, Stanley. Marine Painting in Oil and Watercolor ; Third Edition ; revised and enlarged. (NY): Bonanza Books, (1967). Pp. 112. Large 8vo, green cloth boards with white cloth fore-edges. An instructional manual for amateur nautical artists. Name, else vg in lightly rubbed dj. 14.00 View more info

Marine Art of J. Franklin Wright. 1st in dj

By: WRIGHT, J. Franklin). WRIGHT-POPESCUL, Jean WRIGHT-POPESCUL, Jean

Price: $70.00

Publisher: National Marine Arts, 1990, ISBN:096941921X:

Seller ID: 57783


(WRIGHT, J. Franklin). WRIGHT-POPESCUL, Jean. The Marine Art of J. FranklinWright. Tor.: National Marine Arts, (1990). First Edition. Pp 176, includi ng frontis. Illustrated with numerous colour drawings to text, many full page; text doubled column. Oblong 8vo, blue cloth. "J. Franklin Wright is generally regarded as Canada's foremost marine artist." -from the text. In excess of 70 full-colour plates. Vg-fine in dj. 70.00 View more info