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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... View more info

Munsterberg and Militarism Checked. red cloth, AS IS.


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 ma... View more info

Paddle to the Arctic. 1st in dj, Signed


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 r... 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 ... 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, partic... 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 e... 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.


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 ... 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 Co... 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. B... 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... 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... 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


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