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Captain Harry Thomasen : Forty Years at Sea. First Edition in dustjacket.

By: HORWOOD, Andrew. THOMASEN, Harry, Capt.).

Price: $30.00

Publisher: 1973,:

Seller ID: 11250


HORWOOD, Andrew. Captain Harry Thomasen : Forty Years at Sea. N.pl.: n.pub., (1973). First Edition. Pp (8),1-141,(3), frontispiece + 12 pages of b&w photos. 8vo, blue cloth, white lettering to spine. O'Dea 5243. A biography of this Danish Newfoundlander sea captain. 33 chapters including: 7. The Isabel Moore and Captain of the Olive; 10. The tern schooner Sunner of Halifax; 13. Mate of the General Gough; 14. The schooner R.G. Govin; 16. Halifax... Great Britian... Harbour Grace; 19. H.M.S. Merasheen; 20. The Irene M. Corkum; 26. The Queen of Bermuda and home; 29. The Chesley R. With an index t... View more info

Captain K.C. Arnell and the President Sergent 1891-1943

By: ARNELL, J.C. Dr., (comp.) ARNELL, K.C.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Bermuda Maritime Museum, 0,:

Seller ID: 29221


ARNELL, J.C. Dr., comp. Captain K.C. Arnell and the President Sergent 1891-1943. Mangrove Bay, Bermuda: Bermuda Maritime Museum, (n.d.). Pp 26. 8vo, illustrated stapled card covers. "ABSTRACT: This paper is based on an unfinished account of a wartime voyage undertaken by Captain K.C. Arnell of Bermuda in command of a surrendered French oil tanker in 1940. It is particularly interesting as it provides an insight into the problems of manning the wartime merchant marine and those experienced in a convoy in the early days of World War II, when there was a lack of sufficient escort vessels and ... View more info

Child's History of Bermuda. Fifth Printing

By: RICE, E. M.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Island Pres, Limited, 1969,:

Seller ID: 107141


RICE, E. M. A Child's History of Bermuda. N.pl.: (Prnted in Bermuda by The Island Press, Limited, March, 1969). Fifth Printing. Pp (4),1-26,(2). Illustrated bhy Bobbe Cauchi. 8vo, illustrated blue stapled card covers, lettered in black and white. Hallett, Bermuda in Print : A Guide to the Printed Literature on Bermuda, 2nd ed., p.169. "This book is dedicated to thirty-foursmall boys and girls who were in Class 2 at Sandys Grammar School in 1962- 63." (from the Foreword by E.M. Rice). Covers browned, else very good. 20.00 View more info

Close to the Wind : The Early Memoirs (1866-1879) of Admiral Sir William Creswell, K.C.M.G., K.B.E. First Edition in dustjacket

By: CRESWELL, William). THOMPSON, Paul (ed.) THOMPSON, Paul (ed.)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Heinemann, London, 1965,:

Seller ID: 104574


(CRESWELL, William). THOMPSON, Paul (ed.). Close to the Wind : The Early Memoirs (1866-1879) of Admiral Sir William Creswell, K.C.M.G., K.B.E. London : Heinemann, (1965). First Edition. (6),[vii]-ix,(1),1-210,(4),+ 8 pp plates. Map in text and on endpapers. Index. 8vo, black cloth, gilt lettering tospine. "In 1866 when the author joined the Royal Navy at 13 1/2, sail was still preferred to steam. These lively memoirs of his first twelve years atsea by the man who was later the founder of the Royal Australian Navy reve al how close a midshipman's life then was to the days of Nelson. Masts, ... View more info

Connections Halifax / Bermuda

By: WRIGHT, H. Millard.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: 2002,:

Seller ID: 80163


WRIGHT, H. Millard. Connections Halifax / Bermuda. N.pl.: n.pub., n.d. [2000+]. Pp (148). Illustrated. 8vo, black spiral bound, illustrated white cardcovers. Harry Millard Wright (b. August 1924, Deep Brook, Annapolis County , Nova Scotia) grew up in Middleton, and was living in Halifax at the time of publication. Contents : 1. Introduction. 2. Religion. 3. Military, Naval History. 4. Communications. 5. Bermuda's “Crime of Passion.” 6.Education.7. The Bermuda Triangle. 8. The Lady Boats. 9. Trade. 10. Connections. Te ars to holes at spiral binding at back cover and last three leaves, els... View more info

Crowsnest : The Royal Canadian Navy's Magazine. Vol. 13, No. 03, January, 1961

By: Crowsnest

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Roger Duhamel, Ottawa , 1961,:

Seller ID: 89468


(Crowsnest). The Crowsnest : The Royal Canadian Navy's Magazine. Vol. 13, No. 3, January, 1961. (Ottawa : Roger Duhamel, 1961). Pp 1-28. Illustrated. Triple Column. 4to, illustrated white stapled wrappers. Contents : The Jubilee Year; Other News of the RCN; Southern Belle; Officers and Men; Before the Seaway; Afloat and Ashore; Here and There; The Court of Admiralty; When Dr. Barnardo Went Navy; Books for the Sailor; Retirements; The Navy Plays; Naval Lore Corner No. 89. Cover photo of the destroyer escort Terra Nova proceeding home to Halifax from Bermuda in company with other ships of the At... View more info

Cursory Observations Made in Quebec : Province of Lower Canada in the year 1811

By: COCKLOFT, Jeremy Toye, William

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Mortimer Ltd., Ottawa , 1960,:

Seller ID: 1869


COCKLOFT, Jeremy. Cursory Observations Made in Quebec, Province of Lower Canada in the Year 1811. With a preface by William Toye. Ottawa : Mortimer Ltd., 1960. [Reprint of copy first printed in Bermuda by Edmund Ward, n.d.]. Pp.(6),vii,(2),[1]-42 . 8vo, green and yellow illustrated cloth, black lettering to front board and spine. Contents : Preface. Introuction. 1. The Arrival. 2. Streetsm Churches, &c. &c. 3. Table Talk. A Wise Project. 5. Harbour of Quebec, Police, &c. 6. Trade, Observations, &c. 7. Logging Houses, Hotels,. &c. 8. Amusements, Walks, &c. 9. Literature, Education, &c. 10. And ... View more info

Dangerous Waters. 1st Cdn card covers

By: PHILPOTT, David

Price: $10.00

Publisher: McClelland and Stewart, 1986,:

Seller ID: 20358


PHILPOTT, David. Dangerous Waters : One Man's Search for Adventure. (Tor.) : McClelland and Stewart, (1986). First Paperback Printing. Pp 179. Illustrated. 8vo, card covers. "From Halifax to Bermuda and the Caribbean and out into the open Atlantic, David Philpott embarks on a rite of passage that turns to catastrophe. His boat wrecked in a storm, his food and water running low, Philpott must come to grips with the increasing certainty that he will die, drifting slowly towards the Antarctic." - from the rear cover. Name, else vg. 10.00 View more info

Deep Water Cruising. First American Edition.

By: MARTIN, E.G., Lieutenant Commander STONE, Herbert L., intro.]

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Yachting, Inc., New York, 1928,:

Seller ID: 102488


MARTIN, E.G., Lieutenant Commander. Deep Water Cruising. [Introduction by Herbert L. Stone]. New York: Yachting, Inc., 1928. First Printing. Pp. (12),[1]-162, frontispiece, + 1 folding map at rear, 1 folding plan, and 14 p. of black and white plates. Illustrated. 8vo, navy blue cloth with gilt decoration to front board, gilt lettering to front board and spine. Toy 3910. "In the latter part of May, 1926, a little cutter, some 56 feet long on deck,and flying the blue yacht ensign at her peak, dropped anchor behind Larchm ont breakwater. Her crew of five men proceeded to give her sails a harb... View more info

Defence Not Defiance : A History of the Bermuda Volunteer Rifle Corps. First Edition, Paperback.

By: INGHAM, Jennifer M.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Island Press Limited, Bermuda, 1992, ISBN:096951716:

Seller ID: 114098


INGHAM, Jennifer M. Defence Not Defiance : A History of the Bermuda Volunteer Rifle Corps. (Bermuda : The author), [n.d. - 1992?]. Printed in Bermuda by The Island Press Limited. First Printing. Pp. (6),1-105,(1). Illustratedwith black and white photos. 8vo, decorated green card covers with black l ettering to front cover and spine. Contents: 1. Bermudian Militia Forces, 1609-1892; 2. The Formative Years, 1894-1900; 3. From Strength to Strength, 1900-1909; 4. The Great War, 1914-1918; 5. Reorganization in the '20s; 6. Preparation for War, 1930-1939; 7. World War Two, 1939-1945; 8. Keeping the ... View more info

Descent : The Heroic Discovery of the Abyss.

By: MATSEN, Brad. BEEBE, William BARTON, Otis

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Vintage Books, New York , 2006, ISBN:1400075017:

Seller ID: 88823


MATSEN, Brad. Descent : The Heroic Discovery of the Abyss. New York : Vintage Books, (June 2006). First Vintage Books Printing. Pp (2),[i]-xiii,(1),[1]-286,(2). Illustrated. Map. 8vo, illustrated black card covers. “The sensational exploits of [William] Beebe and [Otis] Barton and the bathysphere kept Americans on the edges of their seats in the 1930s, and, as Brad Matsen proves in Descent, they can still deliver a thrill.” - The New York Times (quoted on the back cover). Waterstain to top margin, corners creased, else good. As is. 8.00 View more info

Diary of Simeon Perkins 1766-1780. Edited with Introduction and Notes by Harold A. Innis.

By: PERKINS, Simeon Champlain Society 29 INNIS, Harold A., ed./intro.

Price: $550.00

Publisher: Champlain Society, Toronto , 1948,:

Seller ID: 9209


(PERKINS, Simeon). The Diary of Simeon Perkins 1766-1780. Edited with Introduction and Notes by Harold A. Innis. Toronto : The Champlain Society, 1948. Pp [i]-xxxiv,[1]-298,i-xiii,(1). Index. Large 8vo, red cloth, gilt titlesto spine, top edge gilt. The Publications of the Champlain Society XXIX. H allett, Bermuda in Print : A Guide to the Printed Literature on Bermuda, 2nd ed., p. 156. Contents : Introduction. I. The first establishment. II. Permanent settlement. III. Outbreak of Revolution. IV. American privateering. V. Counterattack. "Simeon Perkins (February 24, 1735 – May 9, 1812) w... View more info

Diary of Simeon Perkins 1797-1803.. Limited, Numbered Edition

By: PERKINS, Simeon Champlain Society 43 FERGUSSON, Charles Bruce, (ed.)

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Champlain Society, Toronto , 1967,:

Seller ID: 11847


PERKINS, Simeon. The Diary of Simeon Perkins 1797-1803. Edited with an introduction and notes by Charles Bruce Fergusson. Toronto : The Champlain Society, 1967. Pp (6), vii-lxxii, 1-550, i-xix, (3), frontispiece. 8vo., red cloth, gilt to spine, t.e.g., other edges untrimmed. Publications of the Champlain Society XLIII. Hallett, Bermuda in Print : A Guide to the Printed Literature on Bermuda, 2nd ed., p. 156. WIth lengthy introduction and a detailed index. Limited to 775 numbered copies, this being No.728. Very good. 150.00 View more info

Diary of Simeon Perkins 1804-1812.

By: PERKINS, Simeon Champlain Society 50 FERGUSSON, Charles Bruce, ed./intro.

Price: $135.00

Publisher: Champlain Society, Toronto , 1978,:

Seller ID: 10336


PERKINS, Simeon. The Diary of Simeon Perkins 1804-1812. Edited with an introduction and notes by Charles Bruce Fergusson. Toronto : The Champlain Society, 1978. Pp (6), vii-liii, (1), 1-520, i-xxiv, (2). 8vo., red cloth, giltto spine, t.e.g., other edges untrimmed. Publications of the Champlain Soc iety L. Hallett, Bermuda in Print : A Guide to the Printed Literature on Bermuda, 2nd ed., p. 156. Number 806 of 1400 copies. Vg-fine. 135.00 View more info

Diary of Simeon Perkins 1804-1812.. ltd ed.

By: PERKINS, Simeon Champlain Society 50 FERGUSSON, Charles Bruce, ed./intro.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Champlain Society, Toronto , 1978,:

Seller ID: 86134


PERKINS, Simeon. The Diary of Simeon Perkins 1804-1812. Edited with an introduction and notes by Charles Bruce Fergusson. Toronto : The Champlain Society, 1978. Pp (6),vii-liii,(1),1-520,i-xxiv,(2). 8vo, red cloth, gilt to spine, top edge gilt, other edges untrimmed. Publications of the Champlain Society L - Unnumbered copy of 1400 copies. Hallett, Bermuda in Print : A Guide to the Printed Literature on Bermuda, 2nd ed., p. 156. "Simeon Perkins (February 24, 1735 – May 9, 1812) was a Nova Scotia merchant, diarist and politician. Colonel Simeon Perkins was born in Norwich, Connecticut, on... View more info

Down Denmark Strait. First Edition in dustjacket

By: SMITH, E. Newbold VILAS, Charles H., foreword

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Little, Brown, Boston, 1980,:

Seller ID: 10831


SMITH, E. Newbold. Down Denmark Strait. Boston & Toronto : Little, Brown and Company, (1980). First Edition. Pp (6), [vii]-ix, (5), [3]-212 + 12 leaves of colour photos + maps. Many text photos. 8vo, blue cloth spine, boards,silver lettering to spine. . Map end-papers. Toy 0596. Voyaging in the 43- foot sloop Reindeer. Chapter 2: "North of Newfoundland and Labrador" (pp.28-49). Other references, photos. Foreword by Charles H. Vilas. Chapters : 1.The Bermuda Race; 2. North of Newfoundland and Labrador; 3. Thinking North Again; 4. To Newfie and St. Brendan's Island; 5. Off to the Faeroes... View more info

Eleventh Report of the Association's Advisory Committee on Cargo Claims

By: United Kingdom's Mutual Steam Ship Assurance Association (Bermuda) Limited)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: United Kingdom Mutual Steam Ship Assurance Association (Bermuda) Limited, Hamilton, Bermuda, 1983,:

Seller ID: 110045


(United Kingdom's Mutual Steam Ship Assurance Association (Bermuda) Limited). Eleventh Report of the Association's Advisory Committee on Cargo Claims.Hamilton, Bermuda : Printed for the United Kingdom Mutual Steam Ship Assur ance Association (Bermuda), Limited, by Thos. R. Miller & Son (Bermuda), (July 1983). Pp (2),3-47,(1). Illustrated. 8vo, blue stapled card covers, lettered in white. Contents : 1. Containers : (a) What is a container?; (b) Securing containers; (c) Container securing components; (d) Refrigerated containers; (e) Ventilated containers; (f) Carriage of dangerous chemicals in c... View more info

English Prison Hulks. First Edition, blue cloth, in dustjacket

By: BRANCH-JOHNSON, W.

Price: $70.00

Publisher: Christopher Johnson, London, 1957,:

Seller ID: 110872


BRANCH-JOHNSON, W. English Prison Hulks. With a Foreword by Hugh J. Klare, Secretary of The Howard League for Penal Reform. London : Christopher Johnson, (1957). First Edition. Pp (4),v-x,1-205,(1) + frontispiece + 4 leaves of plates. One illustration in the text. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Priority of cloth colour unknown. William Branch-Johnson (b. October20, 1893, in Walthamstow, Essex, England - d. April 6, 1979). "Just over o ne hundred years ago— on 14th July, 1857 — the last of the English prison hulks, the Defence, was destroyed by fire at Wooiwich. . Nearly ever... View more info

English Prison Hulks. First Edition, green cloth, in dustjacket

By: BRANCH-JOHNSON, W.

Price: $70.00

Publisher: Christopher Johnson, London, 1957,:

Seller ID: 110873


BRANCH-JOHNSON, W. English Prison Hulks. With a Foreword by Hugh J. Klare, Secretary of The Howard League for Penal Reform. London : Christopher Johnson, (1957). First Edition. Pp (4),v-x,1-205,(1) + frontispiece + 4 leaves of plates. One illustration in the text. 8vo, green cloth, gilt lettering tospine. Priority of cloth colour unknown. William Branch-Johnson (b. Octobe r 20, 1893, in Walthamstow, Essex, England - d. April 6, 1979). "Just over one hundred years ago— on 14th July, 1857 — the last of the English prison hulks, the Defence, was destroyed by fire at Wooiwich. . Nearly eve... View more info

English Prison Hulks. First Edition, green cloth, in dustjacket

By: BRANCH-JOHNSON, W.

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Christopher Johnson, London, 1957,:

Seller ID: 110874


BRANCH-JOHNSON, W. English Prison Hulks. With a Foreword by Hugh J. Klare, Secretary of The Howard League for Penal Reform. London : Christopher Johnson, (1957). First Edition. Pp (4),v-x,1-205,(1) + frontispiece + 4 leaves of plates. One illustration in the text. 8vo, green cloth, gilt lettering tospine. Priority of cloth colour unknown. William Branch-Johnson (b. Octobe r 20, 1893, in Walthamstow, Essex, England - d. April 6, 1979). "Just over one hundred years ago— on 14th July, 1857 — the last of the English prison hulks, the Defence, was destroyed by fire at Wooiwich. . Nearly eve... View more info