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Miscou Island : Vulnerability and the Generations. pbk.

By: GIBBON, Mary

Price: $20.00

Publisher: The author, Hamilton, ON, 2001, ISBN:0968942806:

Seller ID: 93198


GIBBON, Mary. Miscou Island : Vulnerability and the Generations . (Hamilton, ON: The author, 2001). Pp. (8),[9]-244. Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated blue card covers. "The settlers who came to Miscou in the 18th century wanted its isolation -- the Acadians hid there after the expulsion from Grand Pré,the Scots came after their expulsion by their Chieftains, the Jersey peopl e after the Napoleonic wars. It was the women's skills that made settlementpossible on an island that was without contact with the outside world from freeze-up to break-up. The men supported their families by inshore fis... View more info

New Boatkeeper : Motor Boating & Sailing's authoritative guide to maintenance, repair and improvement.

By: GLADSTONE, Bernard, ed

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Avon, 1999,:

Seller ID: 29755


GLADSTONE, Bernard, ed. The New Boatkeeper : Motor Boating & Sailing's authoritative guide to maintenance, repair and improvement. New York: Avon Books, (1999). Pp. (4),[v]-x,1-305,(5). 8vo, ill. blue card covers. Faint creasing to front cover, else very good. 12.50 View more info

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Fishermen's Own Book , comprising the List of Men and Vessels Lost from thePort of Gloucester, Mass., from 1874 to April 1, 1882, and a Table of Loss es from 1830, together with Valuable Statistics of the Fisheries, also Notable Fares, . brown cloth

By: Gloucester, Massachusetts

Price: $170.00

Publisher: Proctor Brothers, Gloucester, Mass., 1882,:

Seller ID: 18025


(Gloucester, Massachusetts). The Fishermen's Own Book, comprising the List of Men and Vessels Lost from the Port of Gloucester, Mass., from 1874 to April 1, 1882, and a Table of Losses from 1830, together with Valuable Statistics of the Fisheries, also Notable Fares, Narrow Escapes, Startling Adventures, Fishermen's Off-Hand Sketches, Ballads, Descriptions of Fishing Tripsand Other Interesting Facts and Incidents Connected with this Branch of Ma ritime History. Gloucester : Proctor Brothers, Publishers, (1882). Pp (6),(16,ads),[iii]-iv,[5]-274,(22,ads),(2). Illustrated. 8vo, gilt decorated bro... View more info

Anno tricesimo secundo Georgii II. Regis. An Act to explain and amend an Act made in the Twenty ninth Year of His present Majesty's Reign, intituled An Act for the Encouragement of Seaman, and the more speedy and effectual Manning His Majety's Navy

By: Great Britain - Parliament

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Printed by Thomas Baskett, London, 1759,:

Seller ID: 93992


(Great Britain – Parliament). Anno tricesimo secundo Georgii II. Regis. An Act to explain and amend an Act made in the Twenty ninth Year of His present Majesty's Reign, intituled An Act for the Encouragement of Seaman, and the more speedy and effectual Manning His Majety's Navy; and for the better Prevention of Piracies and Robberies by Crews of Private Ships of War. London : Printed by Thomas Baskett, 1759. Pp (2),391-404 including covers, Folio, disbound. Disbound, else very good. 75.00 View more info

Mapping. Illustrations by Ralph Graeter. Revised with the assistance of Gerard L. Alexander.

By: GREENHOOOD, David.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: University of Chicago Press, Chicago and London , 1975, ISBN:0226306976:

Seller ID: 94116


GREENHOOOD, David. Mapping. Illustrations by Ralph Graeter. Revised with the assistance of Gerard L. Alexander. Chicago and London : The University ofChicago Press, (1975). Sixth Impression. Pp [i]-xiii,(3),[1]-289,(7). Illu strated. Maps. Index. Double Column. 8vo, illustrated mustard yellow card covers. “David Greenhood's lively guide to reading and making maps has been standard equipment and a source of delight for beginning cartographers since its original appearance (under the title, Down to Earth: Mapping for Everybody) in 1944. This revised edition, though smaller in format, has been ... View more info

Maritime Greenwich : Souvenir Guide

By: Greenwich

Price: $15.00

Publisher: National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, 1999, ISBN:9781843400684:

Seller ID: 93481


(Greenwich). Maritime Greenwich : Souvenir Guide. Greenwich : National Maritime Museum, (1999). Pp [1]-47,(1). Illustrated. Double-page Map. Triple Column. 4to, illustrated card covers. “The first part outlines the story of historic Greenwich. To help you find your way around, the Gazetteer (pp. 40-47) gives brief information about buildings and attractions, whose positions are numbered on the map inside the back cover. The map also includes locations covered in the Information for Visitors section.” - from the Contentspage. Map flap stuck at base, else very good. As is. 15.00 View more info

Namesakes of the Lakes : A Factual Story with Photographs of Every Currently Existing Commercial Freight Vessel and Carferry in the Great Lakes Fleet Telling the Why and the Meaning of Each Vessel's Name. 2nd pr,

By: GREENWOOD, John Orville. BOWEN, Dana Thomas, foreword]

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Freshwater Press, Cleveland , 1980,:

Seller ID: 93145


GREENWOOD, John Orville. Namesakes of the Lakes : A Factual Story with Photographs of Every Currently Existing Commercial Freight Vessel and Carferry in the Great Lakes Fleet Telling the “Why” and the Meaning of Each Vessel'sName. [Foreword by Dana Thomas Bowen]. Cleveland : Freshwater Press, Inc., (March 1980). Second Printing. Pp [i]-xii,(2),1-433,(1). Illustrated, Endp aper Maps. 8vo, blue cloth, silver freighter to front board and silver lettering to spine. Includes the ship's name, owner, where it was built, its hull number, basic dimensions, as well as a brief biographical sketch of ... View more info

Canal and River Transport.

By: GUNSTON, Bill. Fact Finders Series. EASTLAND, Dick. ESCOTT, Dan.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Macmillan Education Limited, Morristown, N.J., 1978, ISBN:0382063635:

Seller ID: 58500


GUNSTON, Bill. Canal and River Transport. Illustrated by Dick Eastland, DanEscott, John Fraser, Eric Jewell, Angus McBride. Designed by Faulkner/Mark s Partnership. (Morristown, N.J.): Macmillan Education Limited, (1978). Pp 23. Illustrated with numerous colour photos and drawings to text. Square 8vo, illustrated paper covered boards. No. 20 in the Fact Finders Series, a children's educational series. From Egypt to the St Lawrence Seaway, it is filled with lots of facts on canals. Did you know that bargees (people who work on a barge) may well have to "leg" the barge through a tunnel! ... View more info

Destroyers for Great Britain : A History of the 50 Town Class Ships Transferred from the United States to Great Britain in 1940.

By: HAGUE, Arnold

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Naval Institute Press, Annapolis, MD, 1990, ISBN:0870217828:

Seller ID: 94157


HAGUE, Arnold. Destroyers for Great Britain : A History of the 50 Town Class Ships Transferred from the United States to Great Britain in 1940. (Annapolis, MD) : Naval Institute Press, (1990). Revised and Expanded Edition. Pp[1]-112. Illustrated. Index. Large 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spin e. Contents : History of the Town Class Destroyers : Original Concept and Construction - Acquisition by Great Britain - Preparation and Alteration forBritish Service - Builders and Building Data – Oil Fuel - Service after Tr ansfer - Dates commissioned at Halifax; Pennant List - Decode; Escort For... View more info

US Navy Seals.

By: HALBERSTADT, Hans

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Motorbooks International, Osceola, Wisconsin, 1993, ISBN:0879387815:

Seller ID: 94223


HALBERSTADT, Hans. US Navy Seals. (Osceola, Wisconsin) : Motorbooks International, (1993). First Edition. Pp [1]-128. Illustrated. Index. Double Column. Square 8vo, illustrated blue card covers. In The Power Series. Contents : 1. Let Slip the Frogs of War. 2. A Short History Lesson. 3. Earning Your Flippers at BUD/S. 4. Movement to Contact. 5. Actions at the Objective. 6. Special Boat Squadrons – The Brown Water Navy. 7. Leader's Recon. Light wear to edges, else very good. 12.00 View more info

Guinness Book of Ships and Shipping : Facts & Feats.

By: HARTMAN, Tom.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Guinness Superlatives Limited, Enfield, Middlesex, 1983, ISBN:0851122698:

Seller ID: 94111


HARTMAN, Tom. The Guinness Book of Ships and Shipping : Facts & Feats. Enfield, Middlesex : Guinness Superlatives Limited, (1983). First Edition. Pp [1]-265. Illustrated. Index. Double Column. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. “Did you know that: - The 277-ton Bedlington, launched in 1842, anticipated the modern RO/RO ship by over a century; - The shortest time taken to build a Liberty Ship was 4 days 15 ½ hours; - Henry Hudson did not discover either the bay, the river or the straits that are named after him; -The first ship to reach the North Pole was the Soviet icebreaker Arktika... View more info

Lockheed Hudson in World War II.

By: HENDRIE, Andrew.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Airlife, Shrewsbury, 1999, ISBN:1840370939:

Seller ID: 93690


HENDRIE, Andrew. Lockheed Hudson in World War II. (Shrewsbury), England : Airlife, (1999). First Edition. Pp [1]-192. Illustrated. Index. Double Column. Large 8vo, blue cloth, silver lettering to spine. Contents : 1. The Lockheed Hudson Aircraft. 2. North Sea Patrols. 3. Shipping Strikes. 4. Anti-submarine Operations - Atlantic Ocean. 5. Gibraltar and the Mediterranean. 6.Other Operations. 7. The Far East. 8. The South Pacific. Appendices : A. U -boats Sunk or Damaged in Attacks by Hudson Aircraft. B. Ships Sunk or Damaged by Hudson Aircraft. C. Royal Air Force Serial Numbers. D. Royal Austral... View more info

Attack on the Queen. 1st US in dj

By: HENRICK, Richard P.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Avon Books, 1998, ISBN:0380974223:

Seller ID: 27150


HENRICK, Richard P. Attack on the Queen. NY: Avon Books, (April 1998). First Printing. Pp 368. 8vo, black cloth spine with red cloth boards. A thriller by the author of Crimson Tide. The plot centers on a G-7 meeting held on board the QE2, a renegade nuclear submarine, and the efforts of counter-terror experts to keep the twain from converging. Remainder mark to borrom edge, else vg in dj. 20.00 View more info

It Happened To Me. First Edition in dustjacket

By: HILL, A.M. FIELDING, W.S. ANCIENT, W.J., Rev.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Thorn Press, Toronto , 1942,:

Seller ID: 7116


HILL, A.M., Ph.D., D.D. It Happened To Me [dj adds : A book of interesting sketches of out-of-the-way experiences well told, and well worth telling]. Toronto : Thorn Press, 1942. First Edition. Pp (8),[9]-111,(1). 8vo, red cloth. Watters p.516, Rhodenizer p.385. Some reminiscences, mostly Nova Scotian, of Rev. Allen Massie Hunt (1976-1943), a Halifax native and Presbyterian churchman. Includes : I Meet the Hero of the Atlantic Wreck [Rev. W.J. Ancient]; Business with the Navy (collecting debts for his father's Halifax photography studio/shop); The Royal Yacht Comes to Port [the Ophir, Oct.1901... View more info

Shipshape and Bristol Fashion. First Edition in dustjacket

By: HILL, John C.G.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Journal of Commerce and Shipping Telegraph, Liverpool, 1952,: 1952

Seller ID: 73592


HILL, John C.G. Shipshape and Bristol Fashion. Liverpool : The Journal of Commerce and Shipping Telegraph, 17 James Street, [n.d. - 1952?]. First Edition. Pp (6),vii-viii,(2),1-110, + 5 plates. With 44 b&w illustrations in the text. 8vo, blue cloth with white flag illustration to front and gilt lettering to spine. John Charles Gathorne Hill (b. June 15, 1917, Somerset - d. 1994). "Mr. Hill has undertaken considerable research into the history of shipping and shipbuilding in Bristol - home of the ancient Society of Merchant Venturers. At the beginning of the 18th C... View more info

To the Arctic by Canoe 1819-18211: The Journal and Paintings of Robert Hood, Midshipman with Franklin. 1st in dj.

By: HOOD, Robert) HOUSTON, C. Stuart, ed.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Arctic Institute of North America / McGill-Queens University Press, Montreal and London, 1974, ISBN:0773501924:

Seller ID: 93629


(HOOD, Robert). To the Arctic by Canoe 1819-1821: The Journal and Paintingsof Robert Hood, Midshipman with Franklin. Edited by C. Stuart Houston. Mon treal/L.: Arctic Institute of North America / McGill-Queen's University Press, 1974. First Printing. Pp (6),[vii]-xxxv,(1),[1]217,(3),+ 24 plates (some coloured). Tall 8vo, light brown cloth. Cassell 949. To the Arctic by Canoe records the experiences of a remarkable young adventurer during the first overland Arctic expedition led by Sir John Franklin. This expedition was the first to travel the northern coast of North America's Arctic; in two bi... View more info

Songs from the Front & Rear Canadian Servicemen's Songs of the Second World War. lesser.

By: HOPKINS, Anthony

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Hurtig, 1979, ISBN:0888301715:

Seller ID: 30289


HOPKINS, Anthony. Songs from the Front & Rear: Canadian Servicemen's Songs of the Second World War. Edmonton: Hurtig Publishers, (Copyright 1979). Third Impression, with Corrections. Pp (6),7-192. 4to, ill. grey and white card covers. With much naval content, including "Beneath the Barber Pole", "The Saguenay Song", and "The Prince Henry Song" among other, more familiar selections. Includes the musical notation. Some edgewear and edgespotting, sticker ghost to front, else vg. 20.00 View more info

Joseph Howe: A Study in Achievement and Frustration

By: HOWE, Joseph). ROY, James A. ROY, James A

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Macmillan Company of Canada, Toronto:, 1935,:

Seller ID: 65509


(HOWE, Joseph). ROY, James A. Joseph Howe: A Study in Achievement and Frustration. Toronto: Macmillan Company of Canada, 1935. Pp. (8),[ix]-xiv,(2),1-347,(1). Portrait frontispiece and 4 plates. 8vo, navy cloth, in blind titles to spine Watters p.571, Rhodenizer p.487, Bibliography of Macmillan of Canada Imprints 656. James Roy (1884-) taught at Queens in Kingston from 1920 to 1950. Chapters: 1. The First Stage; 2. "The Nova Scotian", 1828-1835; 3. "Scenes of Intellectual Contention"; 4. Howe Goes to England" 5. Sir Colin Campbell Goes Home; 6. The Gentle Art of Clockmaking... View more info

Last Place on Earth. later pbk.

By: HUNTFORD, Roland AMUNDSEN, Roald) SCOTT, Robert Falcon)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Atheneum, New York, 1986, ISBN:0689707010:

Seller ID: 74954


HUNTFORD, Roland. The Last Place on Earth . [Originally published under thetitle "Scott and Amundsen"]. New York: Atheneum, 1986. Pp. (2),[1]-565,(9) , + 16 p. of plates. Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated blue card covers. An account of the race to the bottom of the world, and the tragic results for theScott expedition. A new edition, released on the heels of a PBS Masterpiec e Theatre presentation. Vg. 10.00 View more info

Army, Navy, Marine Corps Insignia : A Pocket Reference Guide.

By: Insignia

Price: $20.00

Publisher: 1943,:

Seller ID: 94059


(Insignia). Army, Navy, Marine Corps Insignia : A Pocket Reference Guide. Supplement to the March, 1943 Reader's Digest. Reproduced by permission fromNewsweek Magazine. Pp (8). Illustrated. Small 8vo, illustrated stapled car d covers. A colour illustrated pocket guide to U.S. military insignia. Rubbed, else very good. 20.00 View more info