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Brief History of the Navy. An article in Federation News, Vol. 9, No. 2, Spring, 1985

By: SMITH, Marilyn Gurney JACKSON, Anita ST CLAIR, James

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Federation of Nova Scotian Heritage, Halifax , 1985,:

Seller ID: 84779


SMITH, Marilyn Gurney. “A Brief History of the Navy.” An article in Federation News, Vol. 9, No. 2, Spring, 1985, pp 5-8 (with 5 photos including cover). Halifax : Federation of Nova Scotian Heritage, 1985. Pp 1-24. Illustrated. Double Column. 4to, illustrated yellow stapled card covers. Marilyn Gurney (b. February 3, 1948, Ottawa - d. March 21, 2018, Halifax) . Other contents : “Plants and Flowers in Nova Scotia Gardens” (by Anita Jackson); “McCully House Update” (by James St. Clair); and more. Very good. 15.00 View more info

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Bonnie : H.M.C.S. Bonaventure. First Edition in dustjacket

By: SNOWIE, J. Allan O'BRIEN, J.C., Foreword

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Boston Mills Press, Erin, ON, 1987, ISBN:0919783406: 1987

Seller ID: 6482

ISBN: 0919783406


SNOWIE, J. Allan. The Bonnie : H.M.C.S. Bonaventure. Foreword by Vice-Admiral J.C. "Scruffy" O'Brien. Erin, Ontario : Boston Mills Press, (1987). First Edition. Pp (2),[3]-336. Illustrated throughout with drawings, b&w and colour photos and cartoons including one by Robert 'Bob' Chambers. Small folio, blue cloth, gilt lettering to front & spine. "Canadians are often in search of their elusive identity — who are we? what are we? Operating a British-built ship and flying American-designed aircraft in a European NATO commitment, the 1,300 plus officers and men o... View more info

Bonnie : H.M.C.S. Bonaventure. First Edition in dustjacket, signed.

By: SNOWIE, J. Allan O'BRIEN, J.C., Foreword

Price: $130.00

Publisher: Boston Mills Press, Erin, ON, 1987, ISBN:0919783406:

Seller ID: 91330


SNOWIE, J. Allan. The Bonnie : H.M.C.S. Bonaventure. Foreword by Vice-Admiral J. C. "Scruffy" O'Brien. (Erin, ON) : Boston Mills Press, (1987). Pp (3),4-336. Illustrated throughout. 4to, blue cloth. "Bonaventure was not always comfortable, the aircraft were not always serviceable, and the weather often made the whole job impossible, but, these Canadians persevered. They inhabited the often unliveable spaces of the ship and made it home. They wrought greater mission successes from the aircraft than did other nations and they held out against the North Atlantic with as much hardiness... View more info

Hands to Flying Stations. : A Recollective History of Canadian Naval Aviation. Two Volumes in djs

By: SOWARD, Stuart E.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Neptune Developments, Victoria, BC, 1993, ISBN:0969722907:

Seller ID: 39414


SOWARD, Stuart E. Hands to Flying Stations : A Recollective History of Canadian Naval Aviation. [Two Volumes]. (Victoria, BC : Neptune Developments, 1993-1995). Pp 340; 498. Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth. Volume One covers theperiod 1945-1954. Volume Two covers the period 1955-1969. With bibliograph y, index and appendices. "They came with a variety of aviation knowledge. Some were experienced veteran flyers of WW2, including decorated fighter aces of the Pacific War. A few w ere ex-RCAF pilots with operational backgrounds. Many were recent graduates of the RCAF. But they all wanted a flyin... View more info

Naval Gazing : The Art of Leonard Brooks. An article in The Beaver : Canada's History Magazine, October/November 1999

By: STEVEN, Peter Beaver : Canada's History Magazine, October/November 1999 JOHNSON, Pauline FANNING, David

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Naval Gazing : The Art of Leonard Brooks.” An article in The Beaver : Canada's History Magazine, Oct, 1999,:

Seller ID: 90424


STEVEN, Peter. “Naval Gazing : The Art of Leonard Brooks.” An article in The Beaver : Canada's History Magazine, October/November 1999, pp 8-13, with 7 illustrations. Winnipeg : Canada's National History Society, 1999. Pp [1]-55,(1). Illustrated. Double Column. 4to, illustrated maroon stapled wrappers. An article on artist Leonard Brooks who was assigned under the CanadianWar Art Program to record on canvas life aboard Royal Canadian Navy ships in the North Atlantic during World War Two. Also : “Colonel Fanning's Grave” [Nova Scotia] (by John Hairr); “The Mohawk Princess” [poet Pau... View more info

Glory of Youth : A narrative of my experiences as an officer in the Royal Canadian Navy from 1939 to 1945.

By: STEVENS, Allan W.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Palmetto, FL, 1995,:

Seller ID: 20081


STEVENS, Allan W., Lieut.Cmdr. RCNVR (Ret'd.) Glory of Youth : A narrative of my experiences as an officer in the Royal Canadian Navy from 1939 to 1945. (Palmetto, Florida) : "The present edition of this work was privately prepared and published by the author", 1995. Pp i-x,1-254. Illustrated. 8vo, art-illustrated cardcovers, white spine, with black lettering. Of Newfoundland interest - Chapter 14 : Quebec-Labrador Convoys (pp.54-63). Contents :1. Enlistment efforts, 1939-1940. 2. Naval College-HMCS Royal Roads, B.C. 3.Sea Training-HMCS Prince Robert. 4. First Action-South Pacific. 5. ... View more info

Canadian Stories of the Sea. 1st card covers

By: SUTHREN, Victor

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Oxford University Press, Toronto, 1993, ISBN:0195408497:

Seller ID: 24610


SUTHREN, Victor, (ed.). Canadian Stories of the Sea. Toronto: Oxford University Press, 1993. First Printing. Pp (2),iii-ix,(1),1-278. 8vo, blue card covers with yellowish spine. Arranged in 8 chapters : 1. The First Peoples; 2. The Newcomers; 3. Blood on the Waters; 4. Making a Living on the Sea; 5.Special Ships; 6. Going It Alone; 7. Dark Shadows: Modern War at Sea; 8. T he Modern Sea: Harsh Workplace, Beckoning Playground. Authors: John Bakeless, Ken Coates, James Cook, Donald Graham, George H. Griffin, E. Pauline Johnson, Gwyn Jones, James B. Lamb, Hal Lawrence, Michael Lok, Keith McLaren, ... View more info

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Canadian Naval Operations in Korean Waters.First Edition in dustjacket

By: THORGRIMSSON, Thor RUSSELL, E.C.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Naval Historical Section, Canadian Forces Headquarters, Department of National Defence, 1965,: 1965

Seller ID: 16632


THORGRIMSSON, Thor and E.C. RUSSELL. Canadian Naval Operations in Korean Waters 1950-1955. Ottawa : The Naval Historical Section, Canadian Forces Headquarters, Department of National Defence, 1965. First Edition. Pp (2),[i]-vi,1-167,(1). Double column. Illustrated. Small 4to, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Map endpapers. "For three full years and more, the Korean "police action"— a war in all but name — raged throughout the length and breadth of that unhappy country known to it people as the Land of the Morning Calm. For three years a division of Canadian dest... View more info

Canadian Naval Operations in Korean Waters.First Edition in dustjacket

By: THORGRIMSSON, Thor RUSSELL, E.C.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Naval Historical Section, Canadian Forces Headquarters, Department of National Defence, Ottawa, 1965,: 1965

Seller ID: 92299


THORGRIMSSON, Thor and E.C. RUSSELL. Canadian Naval Operations in Korean Waters 1950-1955. Ottawa : The Naval Historical Section, Canadian Forces Headquarters, Department of National Defence, 1965. First Edition. Pp (2),[i]-vi,1-167,(1). Double column. Illustrated. Small 4to, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Map endpapers. "For three full years and more, the Korean "police action"— a war in all but name — raged throughout the length and breadth of that unhappy country known to it people as the Land of the Morning Calm. For three years a division of Canadian dest... View more info

Canadian Military History Since the 17th Century : Proceedings of the Canadian Military History Conference, Otawa, 5 - 9 May 2000

By: TREMBLAY, Yves (ed.) GIMBLETT, R.H. ZUEHILKE, M CONLIN, Dan

Price: $30.00

Publisher: National Defence, Ottawa, 2000,: 2000

Seller ID: 111160


TREMBLAY, Yves, (ed.). Canadian Military History Since the 17th Century : Proceedings of the Canadian Military History Conference, Otawa, 5 - 9 May 2000 / L'histoire militaire canadienne depuis le XVIIe siècle : Actes du Colloque d'histoire militaire canadienne, Ottawa, 5 - 9 mai 2000. (Ottawa : National Defence / Défense nationale, 2000). Pp (2),i-vi,1-591,(1). 8vo, illustrated cardcovers, front cover lettered in white, spine lettered in black. Includes papers in English and French. Contents : Introduction by Serge Bernier; Opening Address by Romeo Dal... View more info

Naval Service of Canada : Its Official History. Vol I. Origins and Early Years. Vol.II. Activities on Shore During the Second World War. . 2 vol ume set in dustjackets

By: TUCKER, Gilbert Norman

Price: $200.00

Publisher: King's Printer, 1952,:

Seller ID: 16616


TUCKER, Gilbert Norman, Ph.D. The Naval Service of Canada : Its Official History. Vol I. Origins and Early Years. Vol.II. Activities on Shore During the Second World War. Ottawa : King's Printer, Published under the Authorityof the Minister of National Defence, 1952. Pp (6),vii-xii,436; (6),vii-xii i,(1),579. Both have a colour frontis. and many plates (some col.), illustrations, maps, etc. 8vo, blue cloth. Law 1525, Anderson 1271, O'Dea 2972. See indices for Newfoundland & Labrador. With bibliography and indices. Nova Scotia (especially Halifax) throughout. 2:2 Halifax Naval Base and its Outp... View more info

Two Hundredth Anniversary of the Halifax Dockyard. Signed

By: WATSON, P.H. Maritime Museum of Canada Occasional Paper 05

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Maritime Museum of Canada, 1959,:

Seller ID: 7648


WATSON, P.H. The Two Hundredth Anniversary of the Halifax Dockyard. Halifax: (Maritime Museum of Canada), June 1959. Pp (2),1-32,(2). Illustrated. 8v o, stapled red & white wraps. Maritime Museum of Canada Occasional Paper No.5. Contents : 1. Seven Years War: The Establishment of a Royal Dockyard. 2. The American Revolutionary War and the War of 1812. 3. Interlude Between Wars. 4. World War I and Post War Period. 5. World War II and Post War Period. 6. Past and Present. Covers spotted, else very good. Signed by Watson on the cover. 75.00 View more info

Admirals : Canada's Senior Naval Leadership in the Twentieth Century. pbk.

By: WHITBY, Michael GIMBLETT, Richard H. HAYDON, Peter MILNER, Marc

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Dundurn Press, Toronto, 2006, ISBN:1550025805:

Seller ID: 69812


WHITBY, Michael, Richard H. GIMBLETT, and Peter HAYDON. The Admirals : Canada's Senior Naval Leadership in the Twentieth Century . Edited by Michael Whitby, Richard H. Gimblett, and Peter Haydon. Toronto: Dundurn Press, (2006). Pp. [1]-414,(2), + 4 p. of plates. Illustrated. 8vo, printed blue card covers. Contents: 1. Gimblett's "Admiral Sir Charles E. Kingsmill: ForgottenFather", 2. William Glover's "Commodore Walter Hose: Ordinary Office, Extr aordinary Endeavour", 3. Roger Sarty's "Admiral Percy W. Nelles: Diligent Guardian of the Vision", 4. Marc Milner's "Rear-... View more info

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Prairie Boys Afloat. First Edition in dustjacket.

By: ZARN, George

Price: $40.00

Publisher: George Zarn, High River, AB, 1979,:

Seller ID: 18255


ZARN, George. Prairie Boys Afloat by the hired hand at Idlewood Farm, George Zarn. [High River, Alberta : George Zarn], (November 1979). First Edition. Pp. (1),2-260. Illustrated with many b&w photos in the text. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt decoration to front board, gilt lettering to front board and spine, no text on jacket spine. Law 1527. George R. Zarn (b. 1914 - d. 1983, High River, Alberta). "Prairie boys on the lower deck played a big part in the '39-'45 North Atlantic War. It was the greatest experience of their lives... being hollered at by big burly instructors, having to learn which i... View more info