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Beautiful Swimmers : Watermen, Crabs and the Chesapeake Bay.. 4th pr in dj

By: WARNER, William W.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Little Brown, Boston, 1976, ISBN:0316923265:

Seller ID: 84179


WARNER, William W. Beautiful Swimmers : Watermen, Crabs and the Chesapeake Bay. Drawings by Consuelo Hanks. Boston : Little, Brown, (copyright 1976). Fourth Printing. Pp 304. Illustrated. 8vo, green cloth spine, tan boards. Name, else vg in rubbed, nicked, spine-wrinkled, unclipped dj. 15.00 View more info

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The Broadcast : The Story of CBC Radio's Fisheries Broadcast. First Edition, Signed

By: WELLMAN, Jim LIEN, Jon, foreword

Price: $17.00

Publisher: Creative, St. John's, NF, 1997, ISBN:1895387906: 1997

Seller ID: 83442

ISBN: 1895387906


WELLMAN, Jim. The Broadcast [cover add subtitle: : The Story of CBC Radio's Fisheries Broadcast]. St. John's, Newfoundland : Creative Book Publishing, 1997. First Edition. Pp. (3),iv-xi,(1),1-172. With 26 b&w photos and a few other illustrations in the text. 8vo, photo-illustrated white cardcovers with blue & black lettering to white spine. Jim Wellman (b. 1946, Twillingate) grew up in Port Anson. An account of the importance of the CBC Radio Fisheries Broadcast to small-town Newfoundland, written by someone who served as the show's host for fifteen years. View more info

Building the Trireme

By: WELSH, Frank

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Constable, London, 1988, ISBN:0094668809:

Seller ID: 84480


WELSH, Frank. Building the Trireme. London : Constable, (1988). First Edition. Pp [1]-232. Illustrated. Index. 8vo, red cloth, gilt lettering to spine. “The Athenian trireme, the light, speedy and efficient warship of ancientGreece, has been the subject of continuous speculation for centuries. [... ] Three men – Frank Welsh, John Morrison and John Coates – decided to cut the Gordian knot by building a trireme that accorded with the archaeologicalevidence, and inviting 170 British oarsmen and women to try it out at sea. Morrison, a classical scholar, and Coates, a naval architect, were to... View more info

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The Legend of John Hornby. First British Edition in dustjacket.

By: WHALLEY, George HORNBY, John.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: John Murray, London, 1962,: 1962

Seller ID: 43686


WHALLEY, George. The Legend of John Hornby. London : John Murray, (1962). Pp (6),vii-xiv,[1]-367,(3),+ 20 pages of b&w photos + 2 folding maps at rear. With two maps in the text. Index. 8vo, green cloth, gilt lettering and blue panel to spine. Cassell 2021. Arthur George Cuthbert Whalley (b. July 25, 1915, Kingston, Ontario – d. May 27, 1983, Kingston, Ontario ) was a scholar, poet, naval officer and secret intelligence agent during World War II, CBC broadcaster, musician, biographer, and translator.A full account of the life and death of this renowned ex... View more info

Destroyers of World War Two : An International Encyclopedia. First American Edition in dustjacket.

By: WHITLEY, M.J.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Naval Institute Press, Annapolis, MD, 1988, ISBN:0870213261: 1988

Seller ID: 83399

ISBN: 0870213261


WHITLEY, M.J. Destroyers of World War Two : An International Encyclopedia. (Annapolis, MD) : Naval Institute Press, (1988). First U.S. Edition. Pp [1]-320. Illustrated. Triple Column. Square large 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Michael J Whitley (d. 2000), naval historian.. "Illustrated with more than 480 photographs and line drawings, Destroyers of World War Two is the first large-scale, comprehensive encyclopedia to detail in one volume all the destroyers extant, completed or laid down during the period 1939-45 by the navies of the world. Each cla... View more info

Rapid Fire : The Development of Automatic Cannon, Heavy Machine Guns and their Ammunition for Armies, Navies and Air Forces. (

By: WILLIAMS, Anthony G.

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Airlife, Shrewsbury, England , 2000, ISBN:1840371226:

Seller ID: 84397


WILLIAMS, Anthony G. Rapid Fire : The Development of Automatic Cannon, Heavy Machine Guns and their Ammunition for Armies, Navies and Air Forces. (Shrewsbury), England : Airlife, (2000). First Edition. Pp [1]-297,(7),+ 16 pp colour plates. Illustrated. Double Column. Index. Large 8vo, grey cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Contents : Chapters - 1. The Cartridge. 2. The Guns.3. Army Weapons. 4. Naval Guns. 5. Weapons for Air Fighting. 6. The Future . Appendix -1. Anti-tank and Modern Heavy Rifles. 2. Data Tables. 3. Comparative Scale Drawings of Cartridges. 4. Comparative Drawings of Second World... View more info

Warships in Profile : Volume One.

By: WINGATE, John (ed.). LYON, David CRACKNELL, W.H. COBB, David

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Doubleday & Company, Garden City, N.Y., 1972,:

Seller ID: 83090


WINGATE, John (ed.). Warships in Profile : Volume One. With illustrations by: T. Brittain, D. Cobb, G. Davies, T. Hadler, D. Johnson, M. Trim, D. Warner, P. Warner. Garden City, N.Y.: Doubleday & Company Inc., (1972). First American Edition. Pp (8),1-288,(8). Illustrated. Index. Double Column. Large8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. First published in England by Pr ofile Publications Limited, 1971. Contents : H.M.S. Dreadnought (by John Wingate); H.M.S. Cossack (by David Lyon); U.S.S. Hornet (CV8) (by Commander W.H. Cracknell); K.M. Admiral Graf Spee (by Kapitan zur See Gerhard Bidlingm... View more info

Canadian Airmen and the First World War. in dj

By: WISE, S.F. Official History of the Royal Canadian Air Force. Volume I.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: University of Toronto Press, Toronto, 1980,: 1980

Seller ID: 82993

ISBN: 0802023797


WISE, S.F. Canadian Airmen and the First World War. (Toronto) : "Published by University of Toronto Press in co-operation with the Department of National Defence and the Canadian Government Publishing Centre, Supply and Services Canada", (1980). First Edition. Pp (4),[v]-xx,(2),[3]-771,(1),+ 114 pages of plates + 6 folding maps. Thick 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Sydney Francis Wise, C.M., M.A., LL.D., F.R.S.C., OC (b. November , 1924, Toronto - d. March 8, 2007, Otawa). Volume I of The Official History of the Royal Canadian Air Force. View more info

Pearl Harbor and the USS Arizona Memorial : A Pictorial History. stapled ill. card covers.

By: WISNIEWSKI, Richard A. (Ed.)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Pacific Basin Enterprises, 1986,:

Seller ID: 59766


WISNIEWSKI, Richard A. Pearl Harbor and the USS Arizona Memorial : A Pictorial History. Compiled, written and edited by Richard A. Wisniewski. Designed and Arranged by Herbert Goeas. Honolulu, Hawaii: Pacific Basin Enterprises, 1986. Third Revised Edition. Pp 66. Illustrated with numerous b/w photosto text with a colour centerfold of the Memorial; double column. 4to, stap led illustrated blue and white card covers. This is pictorial history of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor with a focus on the USS Arizona Memorial that serves as a tribute to all military and civilian personnel who were ki... View more info

Lobster Coast : Rebels, Rusticators, and Struggle for a Forgotten Frontier.

By: WOODARD, Colin

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Viking, New York, 2004, ISBN:0670033243:

Seller ID: 84098


WOODARD, Colin. The Lobster Coast : Rebels, Rusticators, and Struggle for aForgotten Frontier. (New York) : Viking, (2004). First Printing. Pp [i]-vi ii,(4),[1]-372. Maps. 8vo, red paper covered spine, grey paper covered boards, silver lettering to spine. "For more than four hundred years the peopleof coastal Maine have clung to their rocky, wind-swept lands, resisting ou tsiders' attempts to control them while harvesting the astonishing bounty of the Gulf of Maine. Arriving nearly a decade before the Pilgrims landed onPlymouth Rock, Mainers have since occupied this ragged coats, eking out... View more info

How Goose Bay Was Discovered. An article in The Beaver : A Magazine of theNorth, Outfit 277, June 1946

By: WRIGHT, Kenneth. Beaver : A Magazine of the North, Outfit 277, June 1946 BUTLER, Effie JOHNSON, Alice M.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Hudson's Bay Company, Winnipeg, 1946,:

Seller ID: 83353


WRIGHT, Kenneth. ”How Goose Bay Was Discovered.” An article in The Beaver :A Magazine of the North, Outfit 277, June 1946, pp 42-45, with 6 illustrat ions and 1 map. Winnipeg : Hudson's Bay Company, 1946. For the whole issue,pp [1]-50,(2) including covers. Illustrated. Maps. Double Column. Large 8v o, illustrated blue-trimmed stapled card covers. Other articles : Staff Sgt. Fred Way's “Exercise Muskox” (pp 3-9); Alice M. Johnson's “Early Ships inHudson's Bay” (pp 10-13); Effie Butler's “Fishing in Lake Winnipeg” (pp 14 -17); Dorothy O. Johansen's “McLoughlin and the Indians... View more info

Who Killed Surcouf? signed 1st pr in dj

By: YOUNG, George

Price: $25.00

Publisher: George Young, 1986,: 1986

Seller ID: 90570


YOUNG, George. Who Killed Surcouf? Queensland, N.S.: George Young, (January 1986). First Printing. Pp (8),9-103,(1). Illustrated. 8vo, pale blue stapled cardcovers. George Young (b. 1924, Eastcote, Middlesex, England - d. March 9, 2002, Hubbards, Nova Scotia). "The untold story of the occupation of the Islands of St. Pierre and Miquelon by Free French forces under General de Gaulle at the instigation of Winston Churchill, in defiance of the wishes of Canada and the U.S.A. This was followed by the mysterious loss of the giant French Cruiser / Submarine Surc... View more info

Along Mackenzie's River in 1946. An article in The Beaver : A Magazine of the North, Outfit 277, December 1946

By: ZUKERMAN, George Beaver : A Magazine of the North, Outfit 277, December 1946 KIDD, Kenneth KANE, Paul)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Hudson's Bay Company, Winnipeg, 1946,:

Seller ID: 83358


ZUKERMAN, George (photos). ”Along Mackenzie's River in 1946.” An article inThe Beaver : A Magazine of the North, Outfit 277, December 1946, pp 26-31, with 7 illustrations. Winnipeg : Hudson's Bay Company, 1946. For the whole issue, pp [1]-50,(2) including covers. Illustrated. Maps. Double Column. L arge 8vo, illustrated red-trimmed stapled card covers. Other articles : Kenneth Kidd's “The Wandering of Kane” (pp 3- 9); William McLean's “Christmas Rescue” (pp 10-13); Corday Mackay's “Along the Big Bend Highway” (pp 14-21); Elizabeth M. McLean's “The Siege of Fort Pitt” (pp 22... View more info