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Historic Headlines : A Century of Canadian News Dramas. Reprint in dustjacket

By: BERTON, Pierre (ed.) RADDALL, Thomas H. BRUCE, Harry MITCHELL, W.O.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Canadian Illustrated Library, McClelland and Stewart , Toronto, 1974, ISBN:0771013086:

Seller ID: 111119


BERTON, Pierre, (ed.). Historic Headlines : A Century of Canadian News Dramas. (Toronto) : The Canadian Illustrated Library, (McClelland and Stewart Limited, 1974). Reprint. Pp (5),6-128. Illustrated. Double Column. 4to, black cloth spine, reddish-brown cloth boards, gilt lettering to spine. In the Canadian Illustrated Library series. Of nautical interest : 1929 : The I'm Alone Incident (by Harry Bruce, pp 73-82). Contents : 1868 : The Assassination of D'Arcy McGee (by Thomas H. Raddall). 1873 : The Cypress Hills Massacre (by Alan Phillips). 1885 : Van Horne Moves the Troops West (by Pierre Be... View more info

Whisky and Ice : The Saga of Ben Kerr, Canada's Most Daring Rumrunner. pbk.

By: HUNT, C.W. KERR, Ben)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Dundurn Press, Toronto, 1995, ISBN:1550022490:

Seller ID: 77400


HUNT, C.W. Whisky and Ice : The Saga of Ben Kerr, Canada's Most Daring Rumrunner . Toronto: Dundurn Press, (1995). Pp. [1]-192,(8). Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated yellow card covers. "During the Roaring Twenties, Ben Kerr was known as the 'King of the Rumrunners'. The U.S. Coast Guard put him at the top of the most-wanted list and offered a reward of $5,000. But ending up in Club Fed was not Kerr's only worry -- he had to contend with Hamilton crim lords Rocco and Bessie Perri. 'Whisky and Ice' takes the reader back to the Prohibition era, when Canada and the United States were obsessed wit... View more info

Rum-Running. First Edition.

By: LAWLOR, Allison. Stories of our Past.

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Nimbus Publishing, Halifax, 2009, ISBN:9781551097343:

Seller ID: 95751


LAWLOR, Allison. Rum-Running. (Halifax, NS) : Nimbus Publishing Ltd, (2009). First Edition. Pp [i]-v,(1),1-122. Illustrated throughout. Maps in text. Index. 8vo, blue photo-illustrated cardcovers. In the Stories of Our Past series. Allison Lawlor (b. 1971) resided in Prospect, Nova Scotia at the time of publication. "Atlantic Canada's rum-runners were some of the most daring mariners ever to sail the high seas, braving the threats of rival smugglers, prates, and law enforcers to sneak liquor into the United States and reap the financial rewards of Prohibition. Their stories of ocean advent... View more info

Slow Boat on Rum Row. First Edition in dustjacket.

By: MILES, Fraser

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Harbour Publishing, Madeira Park, BC, 1992, ISBN:1550170694:

Seller ID: 103607


MILES, Fraser. Slow Boat on Rum Row. (Madeira Park, BC): Harbour Publishing, (1992). First Printing. Pp. (14),7-270,(10). Illustrated in black and white. 8vo, blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. "Life had its ups and downs on a 'fireboat', smuggling liquor into the western United States during Prohibition. For hundreds of men in the 1920s and 30s, it was the only way they could survive. To this day, it is an episode in history about which little is known thanks to the rum runner's motto, 'Don't ever tell nothin' tonobody nohow'. To Fraser Miles, however, the 'fireboats' promised not o... View more info