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Transportation : The Basic Link since 1534. Reprinted from Transactions of the Royal Society of Canada, Fourth Series, Volume V, June 1967

By: CAMU, Pierre.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Royal Society of Canada, Ottawa, 1967,:

Seller ID: 91707


CAMU, Pierre. Transportation : The Basic Link since 1534. Reprinted from Transactions of the Royal Society of Canada, Fourth Series, Volume V, June 1967, pp 91-104. Ottawa : The Royal Society of Canada, 1967. 8vo, pale green stapled card covers. Contents : 1. L'eau - Régime Français (1534-1760) – Les fourrures. 2. Water and Roads – The British Regime, 1763-1836 – Fur and Wood. 3. L'avènement des chemins de fer et de l'automobile – Pré-confédération et période de 1867 à 1937 – Le blé et la révolution industrielle. 4. Airlines and Pipelines – Post World War II – Towards a... View more info

Maple Leaf : The Canadian Club Magazine. Vol. I, No. 10, December, 1922. London and Western Ontario Number

By: Canadian Club SIMS, William Sowden

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Canadian Club, Sussex, N.B., 1922,:

Seller ID: 93378


(Canadian Club). The Maple Leaf : The Canadian Club Magazine. Vol. I, No. X, December, 1922. London and Western Ontario Number. Sussex, N.B.: The Canadian Club, 1922. Pp 1-56. Illustrated. Triple Column. 4to, illustrated stapled wrappers. Includes “Admiral Sims, Revisiting Native Land, Speaks Out Plainly on Modern Weapons of Warfare : Days of Battleship Numbered; Poison Gas Most Humane War Instrument – British Stand Gaff Without Whimpering” (pp 22-23) [William Sowden Sims, retired, rear-admiral of the United States. Navy, and a Canadian by birth]. Cover photo of R. Hume Cronyn, President... View more info

Shaking Up Canada's Transportation Systems to Meet Future Needs / Secouer les systèmes de transports au Canada pour faire face aux besoins futurs : Proceedings of the 43rd Annual Conference / Actes de la 43è Conférence annuelle, Moncton, New Brunswick

By: Canadian Transportation Research Forum IRCHA, M.C. PROKOP, D. CHRISTIE, J.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Canadian Transportation Research Forum CTRF, Woodstock, Ontario , 2008, ISBN:9780973744033:

Seller ID: 91624


(Canadian Transportation Research Forum). Shaking Up Canada's Transportation Systems to Meet Future Needs / Secouer les systèmes de transports au Canada pour faire face aux besoins futurs : Proceedings of the 43rd Annual Conference / Actes de la 43è Conférence annuelle, Moncton, New Brunswick, June 1-4 juin, 2008. (Woodstock, Ontario : CTRF, 2008). Pp (2),[i]-vi,(2),1-713,(1). Maps. 8vo, illustrated white card covers. Of nautical interest : Section XV. – Port Possibilities. 1. “Opportunities and Challenges Facing Canadian Ports” by M.C. Ircha (pp 612-626). 2. “The Past as Prologue: ... View more info

Sea Drift : Rafting Adventures in the Wake of Kon-tiki. in dj

By: CAPELOTTI, P. J. DEVLIN, C. L.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Rutgers University Press, New Brunswick, NJ, 2001, ISBN:0813529786:

Seller ID: 68337


CAPELOTTI, P. J. Sea Drift : Rafting Adventures in the Wake of Kon-tiki. Illustrated by C. L. Devlin. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, (2001). Pp. (10),xi-xxi,(5),3-294,(2). 8vo, black cloth, gilt titles to spine.The author documents more than forty transoceanic raft expeditions that we re organised and carried out in the fifty years after Thor Heyerdahl's voyage aboard Kontiki . Vg in dj. 20.00 View more info

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Medley of Mast and Sail : A Camera Record. 2 vols in dj

By: CARR, Frank G. G. Carr, Richard M. COOKSON, Alex. HURST, Michael K. STAMMERCOOKSON, Richard M. HURST, Alex. STAMMERS, Michael K.

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Naval Institute Press, Annapolis, MD, 1976, ISBN:0870219391:

Seller ID: 49148


CARR, Frank G. G. Carr, Richard M. COOKSON, Alex. HURST, Michael K. STAMMERand others. The Medley of Mast and Sail : A Camera Record. [In Two Volumes ]. (Annapolis, MD): Naval Institute Press, (1976, 1981). Vol. I with an Introduction by Frank G. G. Carr. Pp. 328, (2), with 407 illustrations, frontis; Vol. II with an Introduction by Alex. A. Hurst. Pp. 473, with 525 illustrations, frontis. Large 8vo, blue cloth, gilt illustration to front, gilt lettering to spine. More than nine hundred photographic illustrations of many of the world's vanished sailing craft, both great and small, accompanied ... View more info

Medley of Mast and Sail : A Camera Record ; 407 photographic illustrations of many of the world's vanished sailing craft, both great and small, accompanied by comment and description by Frank G. G. Carr, Richard M. Cookson, Alex. Hurst, . in dj.

By: CARR, Frank G. G. et al COOKSON, Richard M. HURST, Alex STAMMERS, Michael K.

Price: $110.00

Publisher: Teredo Books, Ltd., Brighton, Sussex, 1976, ISBN:0903662035:

Seller ID: 62990


CARR, Frank G. G. et al. The Medley of Mast and Sail : A Camera Record. 407photographic illustrations of many of the world's vanished sailing craft, both great and small, accompanied by comment and description by Frank G. G.Carr, Richard M. Cookson, Alex. Hurst, Michael K. Stammers and others. Wit h an introduction by Frank G. G. Carr. Brighton, Sussex: Teredo Books Ltd.,1976. Pp. 330. Illustrated. Large 8vo, blue cloth with gilt illustration t o front and gilt lettering to spine. A beautiful collection of more than 400 photographs presenting sailing vessels in all their glory, that are now di... View more info

Cutty Sark and the Days of Sail

By: CARR, Frank G.G STANHOPE, Earl, foreword.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Pitkin Pictorials, London, 1960,:

Seller ID: 35727


CARR, Frank G.G. The Cutty Sark and the Days of Sail. Foreword by Earl Stanhope. (London: Pitkin Pictorials), [ca. 1960]. Pp 24. 8vo, ill. card covers. Cohen, The Thames, 1580-1980: A General Bibliography, p.287. A brief, illustrated history of the famous clipper penned by the director of the National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, shortly after that institution took over thevessel from the Thames Nautical Training College. Vg. 15.00 View more info

Maritime Greenwich.

By: CARR, Frank G.G.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Pitkin Pictorials Ltd, London, 1974,:

Seller ID: 91789


CARR, Frank G.G. Maritime Greenwich. (London : Pitkin Pictorials Ltd., 1974). Pp [1]-24. Illustrated. Triple Column. 8vo, illustrated stapled card covers. A brief pictorial history of Greenwich. In the Pride of Britain Books series. Very good. 10.00 View more info

Epic Voyage of Sir Francis Chicester in Gypsy Moth IV

By: CARR, Frank G.G. CHICHESTER, Francis, Sir).

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Pitkin Pictorials, London, 1967,:

Seller ID: 21145


CARR, Frank G.G. The Epic Voyage of Sir Francis Chicester in Gypsy Moth IV.(London: Pitkin Pictorials, 1967). Pp 24. Illustrated. 8vo, card covers. T oy 0406. Vg. 10.00 View more info

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Vanishing Craft : British Coastal Types in the Last Days of Sail.. 1st UK

By: CARR, Frank G.G. MASON, Frank

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Country Life Limited, London, 1934,:

Seller ID: 16944


CARR, Frank G.G. Vanishing Craft : British Coastal Types in the Last Days of Sail. Twenty Drawings by Frank Mason, R.I. London : Country Life Limited,(1934). First Printing. Pp 107. 4to, blue cloth. Toy 4514, Cohen, The Tham es, 1580-1980: A General Bibliography, p.287. Contents : Thames Estuary Craft: Part I; Thames Estuary Craft: Part II; Open Beach Boats; The Luggers ofthe North and West; The Deep Sea Fishermen; The Coming of Steam to the Fis hing; The Sailing Coasters. Bookplate, top spine chipped, spine sunned, else very good. 85.00 View more info

Landlubber Becalmed. An article in Scribner's Magazine, Vol. 102, No. 1, July, 1937

By: CARSON, Velma. WEIDMAN, Jerome BENSON, Sally

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons, New York , 1937,:

Seller ID: 91765


CARSON, Velma. “A Landlubber Becalmed.” An article in Scribner's Magazine, Vol. CII, No. 1, July, 1937, pp 46-49. New York : Charles Scribner's Sons, 1937. Pp 1-84. Illustrated. Double and Triple Column. 4to, colour illustrated stapled wrappers. A landlubber woman's adventures on a sailboat with herhusband. Other contents : short stories by Sally Benson, Elick Moll, John Lang, Jerome Weidman, and Lester Selig Koritz; articles and features; a print - “Don Juan, Santo Domingo” by George Biddle. Tear to bottom spine, rubbed, corner creased, else good. 15.00 View more info

Wave : In Pursuit of the Rogues, Freaks, and Giants of the Ocean.

By: CASEY, Susan.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Doubleday Canada, Toronto, 2010, ISBN:9780385666671:

Seller ID: 91781


CASEY, Susan. The Wave : In Pursuit of the Rogues, Freaks, and Giants of the Ocean. [Toronto] : Doubleday Canada, (2010). First Printing. Pp (18),[1]-326,(8),+ 16 pp plates. Maps. 8vo, white cloth spine, pale blue paper covered boards, gilt lettering to spine. Contents : Introduction; The Grand Empress; Broken Skulls; Schrodinger's Wave; Karma, Tiger Sharks, and the GoldenCarrot; Wave Good-bye; Mavericks; "I Never Saw Anything Like It"; Killers; Heavy Weather; Egypt ; Out, Way Out, on the Cortes Bank; The Wild Coast; A t the Edge of the Horizon; Epilogue. Very good in unclipped dustjac... View more info

Before It's Too Late / B4its2L8 : A Sailor's Life 1920-2001.

By: CHANCE, Peter Godwin

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Peter Godwin Chance, Sidney, B.C., 2001, ISBN:0973014504:

Seller ID: 91984


CHANCE, Peter Godwin. Before It's Too Late / B4its2L8 : A Sailor's Life 1920-2001. (Sidney, B.C.: Peter Godwin Chance, 2001). Pp (6),1-235,(1). Illustrated. 4to, pale blue card covers. “Peter Chance was born in Ottawa, Ontario in 1920, to English parents who had emigrated to Canada prior to WWI, where he completed his education. With a desire for a career at sea, he joinedthe Ottawa Division, Royal Canadian Naval Volunteer Reserve. Following the outbreak of war in September 1939, his first ship appointment was to HMCS St. Laurent which formed part of the escort for the initial UK bound Convo... View more info

Amazing Adventure : A Thrilling Naval Biography. 1st UK Cheap Ed, no dj

By: CHATTERTON, E. Keble HERBERT, Godfrey

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Hurst & Blackett, London, 1936,:

Seller ID: 18715


CHATTERTON, E. Keble. Amazing Adventure : A Thrilling Naval Biography. With32 Illustrations. London : Hurst & Blackett, Ltd., (1936). First UK Cheap Edition. Pp 285. 8vo, blue cloth. The biography of Commander Godfrey Herbert, D.S.O., Royal Navy. Contents : 1. Prelude to Adventure. 2. The New Idea.3. Facing Death. 4. Preparing for Contest. 5. The Record Voyage. 6. In the Bight. 7. Narrow Escapes. 8. Comedy and Tragedy. 9. The Decoy. 10. “Captai n William McBride.” 11. Back to the Bight. 12. Strange Sequel. 13. Submarine Drama. 14. Night of Terror. 15. The Death Leap. 16. Back to Life. 17. ... View more info

Amazing Adventure : A Thrilling Naval Biography. 1st UK Cheap Ed ex lib, nodj

By: CHATTERTON, E. Keble HERBERT, Godfrey

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Hurst & Blackett, London, 1936,:

Seller ID: 16639


CHATTERTON, E. Keble. Amazing Adventure : A Thrilling Naval Biography. With32 Illustrations. London : Hurst & Blackett, Ltd., (1936). First UK Cheap Edition. Pp 285. 8vo, blue cloth. The biography of Commander Godfrey Herbert, D.S.O., Royal Navy. Contents : 1. Prelude to Adventure. 2. The New Idea.3. Facing Death. 4. Preparing for Contest. 5. The Record Voyage. 6. In the Bight. 7. Narrow Escapes. 8. Comedy and Tragedy. 9. The Decoy. 10. “Captai n William McBride.” 11. Back to the Bight. 12. Strange Sequel. 13. Submarine Drama. 14. Night of Terror. 15. The Death Leap. 16. Back to Life. 17. ... View more info

Amazing Adventure : A Thrilling Naval Biography. 1st Ed, in dj

By: CHATTERTON, E. Keble HERBERT, Godfrey

Price: $120.00

Publisher: Hurst & Blackett, London, 1935,:

Seller ID: 90416


CHATTERTON, E. Keble. Amazing Adventure : A Thrilling Naval Biography. With32 Illustrations. London : Hurst & Blackett, Ltd., (1935). First Edition. Pp [1]-285,1-15(ads),(1), portrait frontis + 14 pp plates. 8vo, blue cloth., gilt lettering to spine. Dj title : Amazing Adventure : A True Naval Biography. The biography of Commander Godfrey Herbert, D.S.O., Royal Navy. Contents : 1. Prelude to Adventure. 2. The New Idea. 3. Facing Death. 4. Preparing for Contest. 5. The Record Voyage. 6. In the Bight. 7. Narrow Escapes. 8. Comedy and Tragedy. 9. The Decoy. 10. “Captain William McBride.” 11. ... View more info

Bluenose Magazine. Vol. 4, No. 3, December 1979.

By: Chignecto Marine Railway). CROXALL, Peter (ed. SHERWOOD, Roland H. RIGBY, Carle A. RITA JOE

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Fundy Group Publications , Yarmouth, N.S., 1979,:

Seller ID: 92882


(Chignecto Marine Railway). CROXALL, Peter (ed.). Bluenose Magazine. Vol. 4, No. 3, December 1979. Yarmouth, N.S.: Fundy Group Publications Ltd., 1979. Pp [1]-35,(1) including covers. Illustrated. Triple Column. 4to, illustrated red stapled card covers. Contents : The Ghost of Christmas Past - A Personal Reflection (by Carol McLeod); Jack Frost To The Rescue - A Child's Christmas Poem (by Rosemary Buchanan); Fred Trask – Folk Artist (by Fred A. Hatfield); Four Million Dollar Failure - Chignecto Marine Railway (by RolandH. Sherwood, pp 12-14, with 4 illustrations); The Whip Smuggler - A Short... View more info

Former Naval Person : Churchill and the Wars at Sea. 1st pbk.

By: CHURCHILL, Winston S.). HOUGH, Richard CHURCHILL, Winston)

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Weidenfeld and Nicolson, London, 1987, ISBN:0297790188:

Seller ID: 69643


(CHURCHILL, Winston S.). HOUGH, Richard. Former Naval Person : Churchill and the Wars at Sea. London: Weidenfeld and Nicolson, (1987). First PaperbackPrinting. Pp. [i]-vii,(5),[1]-244, + 16 p. of plates. Illustrated. 8vo, il lustrated grey card covers. Contents: 1. 'Kitchener the blackguard', 2. Scottish Tryst, 3. Recalcitrant Admirals, 4. Indignant Turks, 5. The Bombardment, 6. 'My regiment is awaiting me', 7. 'Disentangled from the ruins', 8. 'As naval people...', 9. Day of Infamy, 10. Premier's Team, 11. 'A true affection...'. Vg. 12.00 View more info

The Century Illustrated Monthly Magazine. Vol. 36, New Series Vol. 9, November 1885 to April 1886

By: Civil War - Naval ERICSSON, John BUTTS, Francis B. HAYWOOD, P.D.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: F. Warne & Co., London, 1886,: 1886

Seller ID: 91848


(Civil War - Naval). The Century Illustrated Monthly Magazine. Vol. XXXI, New Series Vol. IX, November 1885 to April 1886. London : F. Warne & Co., 1886. Pp (2),[i]-viii,[1]964. Illustrated. Maps. Double Column. Large 8vo, maroon half calf, purple paper covered boards, gilt lettering to spine. Of nautical interest : “The Monitors” by Capt. John Ericsson (pp 280-299, with 21 plates and plans); “The Loss of the Monitor” by A Survivor (Francis B. Butts) (pp 299-302); “Life on the Alabama” by One of the Crew (P.D. Haywood) (pp 901-910, with 10 plates)... View more info

Heavy Weather Sailing. 4th ed in dj.

By: COLES, K. Adlard BLAKE, Peter, foreword BRUCE, Peter, preface)

Price: $24.00

Publisher: International marine, Camden, ME, 1992, ISBN:0877423369:

Seller ID: 92783


COLES, K. Adlard. Heavy Weather Sailing. [Foreword by Peter Blake. Preface by Peter Bruce.] Camden, ME: International Marine, (1992). First Printing of the Fourth Edition. Pp. [i]-xii,1-411,(1). Illustrated. Large 8vo, blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Very good in unclipped dust jacket. 24.00 View more info