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Ethnicity in the Americas. in dj

By: HENRY, Frances CLAIRMONT, Donald MAGILL, Dennis W.

Price: $70.00

Publisher: Mouton Publishers, The Hague / Paris, 1976, ISBN:0202900349:

Seller ID: 54636


HENRY, Frances (ed.). Ethnicity in the Americas. The Hague - Paris: Mouton Publishers, (1976). First Edition. Pp [i]-xi,(1),[1]-456. Index. 8vo, blackcloth, white lettering to spine. Of local interest: "The Changing Politica l Conciousness of Nova Scotia Blacks and the Influence of Africville" by Donald H. Clairmont and Dennis W. Magill, pp. 73-96. Contents : "Introduction" by Frances Henry (pp 1-7); "Ethnicity as a Cultural System: An Introductory Essay" by Dan R. Aronson (pp 9-19). Section One: Ethnicity in Canada. "Ethnic Relations and Ethnic Policies in Canadian... View more info

Every Man Will Do His Duty : An Anthology of Firsthand Accounts from the Age of Nelson, 1793-1815. First Edition in dustjacket

By: KING, Dean , (editor) HATTENDORF, John B., (ed.) NELSON, Horatio, Sir)

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Henry Holt and Company, New York, 1997, ISBN:0805046089:

Seller ID: 102574


KING, Dean, with John B. HATTENDORF (eds.). Every Man Will Do His Duty : AnAnthology of Firsthand Accounts from the Age of Nelson. Maps by Adam Merto n Cooper. New York : Henry Holt and Company, (1997). First Printing. Pp [i]-xxxvii,(1),[1]-425,(1), frontispiece. Maps. Index. 8vo, blue cloth spine, white paper covered boards, silver lettering to spine. Contents : Part I. -The War of the French Revolution. 1. In the King's Service, 1793-1794. 2. Commence the Work of Destruction: The Glorious First of June, 1794. 3. The Noted Pimp of Lisbon and an Unwanted Promotion in Bull Bay, 1794. 4. For the... View more info

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Every Popish Person : The Story of Roman Catholicism in Nova Scotia and the Church of Halifax 1604-1984. First Edition in dustjacket.

By: HANINGTON, J. Brian

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Archdiocese of Halifax, Halifax, 1984, ISBN:096917120x: 1984

Seller ID: 11943

ISBN: 096917120X


HANINGTON, J. Brian. Every Popish Person : The Story of Roman Catholicism in Nova Scotia and the Church of Halifax 1604-1984. With original illustrations by Rand Gaynor and Derek Sarty. (Halifax) : Archdiocese of Halifax, (1984). First Edition. Pp (3),4-272. Double column. Illustrated throughout mostly in b&w , but a few in colour. Large 8vo (205 x 272 mm), navy cloth, gilt lettering to front & spine. Jeffrey Brian Hanington (b. July 24, 1951 in Emsworth, Hampshire, England) a Canadian businessman, broadcaster, author. "Since the first priest stepped ashore at Port... View more info

Explorers and Colonies : America, 1500-1625. First Edition in dustjacket

By: QUINN, David B.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Hambledon Press, London and Ronceverte, 1990, ISBN:1852850248:

Seller ID: 114171


QUINN, David B. Explorers and Colonies : America, 1500-1625. London and Ronceverte : The Hambledon Press, (1990). First Edition. Pp (4),[v]-xii,[1]-449,(7),+ 8 pp plates. Text Illustrations. Index. 8vo, purple cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Very good in dustjacket. 60.00 "David B. Quinn's work has made him a pre-eminent authority on the early history of the discovery and colonisation of America. Of his many books The Roanoke Voyages, 1584-1590 (1955) and North America from Earliest Discovery to First Settlements (1977)are probably the best known. Much of his work has appeared in articles ... View more info

Fabulous Interiors of the Great Ocean Liners in Historic Photographs. pbk.

By: MILLER, William H., Jr LASH, Stephen, intro.]

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Dover, 1985, ISBN:0486247562:

Seller ID: 39548


MILLER, William H., Jr. The Fabulous Interiors of the Great Ocean Liners inHistoric Photographs. [Introduction by Stephen S. Lash]. New York: Dover, (1985). Pp. (4),v-xi,(1),143,(3). 4to, ill. grey card covers. "Offers over 200 superb photographs depicting the lavish interiors of the most magnificent liners that sailed the seas from the 1890s to the 1980s." - rear cover. This volume includes information on the following ships: America, Amerika, Andrea Doria, Bremen, Canberra, Carthage, Champlain, Columbus, Conte di Savoia, Conte Grande, Conte Rosso, De Grasse, Duilio, Edinburgh Castle,... View more info

Fastest Submarine.

By: PAPP, Josef.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Ballantine Books, New York, 1967,:

Seller ID: 105397


PAPP, Josef. The Fastest Submarine. Translated by Stephen Mezei. New York :Ballantine Books, (May 1967). First Edition. Pp [1]-189,(3),+ 16 pp plates . Small 8vo (mass market paperback), illustrated card covers. Not in Anderson or Paine, The Submarine Registry and Bibliography. “August 11, 1966, a man floating on a small life raft is fished out of the sea near Brest, France. Exhausted, cut and bleeding, nearly incoherent, he identifies himself asJosef Papp, a Hungarian from Canada. He is dressed like a pilot. Bystander s are sympathetic: Where are you from? Canada. Airplane? No, submarine. W... View more info

Fifty Famous Liners 2. 1st US printing in dj.

By: BRAYNARD, Frank O. MILLER, William H.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Norton, New York, 1985, ISBN:0393019470:

Seller ID: 79868


BRAYNARD, Frank O. & William H. MILLER. Fifty Famous Liners 2. New York: W.W. Norton, (1985). First US Edition. Pp. 233. Double column. Illustrated. 4to, blue cloth. Coming on the heels of their successful 1982 volume of the same name is a second compendium of fifty great ocean liners. In alphabetical order: Alfonso XIII, American Banker, Amerika, Baltic, Bergensfjord (1913), Bergensfjord (1956) Borinquen, Bremen, Caronia, Colombie, Cristobal, Dunnottar Castle, Empress of Japan, Franconia, Frederik VIII, Georgic, Great Western, Great Britain, Great Northern, Great Western, Gripsholm, Himalaya,... View more info

Fifty Famous Liners 2. 2nd UK printing in US Norton dj.

By: BRAYNARD, Frank O. MILLER, William H.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Patrick Stephens, Wellingborough, 1985, ISBN:085059751x:

Seller ID: 85216


BRAYNARD, Frank O. & William H. MILLER. Fifty Famous Liners 2. Wellingborough: Patrick Stephens, (1987). Second UK Printing. Pp. 233. Double column. Illustrated. 4to, blue cloth. Coming on the heels of their successful 1982 volume of the same name is a second compendium of fifty great ocean liners. In alphabetical order: Alfonso XIII, American Banker, Amerika, Baltic, Bergensfjord (1913), Bergensfjord (1956) Borinquen, Bremen, Caronia, Colombie, Cristobal, Dunnottar Castle, Empress of Japan, Franconia, Frederik VIII, Georgic, Great Western, Great Britain, Great Northern, Great Western, Gripsho... View more info

Fifty Places to Sail Before You Die : Sailing Experts Share the World's Greatest Destinations.

By: SANTELLA, Chris.

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Stewart, Tabori & Chang, New York , 2007, ISBN:9781584795674:

Seller ID: 85971


SANTELLA, Chris. Fifty Places to Sail Before You Die : Sailing Experts Share the World's Greatest Destinations. New York : Stewart, Tabori & Chang, (2007). First Printing. Pp [(7),8-223,(1). Illustrated. Square 8vo, blue paper covered boards, white lettering to spine. "Landlubbers joke that sailors are always wanting to head off to the ends of the earth, but Chris Santellatakes that life-changing desire very seriously. In this, the third install ment in his immensely successful “Fifty Places” series, Santella assembles a crew of the world’s greatest championship racers and profession... View more info

First, One Thousand Miles... Bermudian Enterprise and the Bank of Bermuda. First Edition in dustjacket

By: PHILLIPS, Gordon

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Bank of Bermuda Limited, Hamilton, Bermuda, 1992, ISBN:0906782600:

Seller ID: 109274


PHILLIPS, Gordon. First, One Thousand Miles... Bermudian Enterprise and theBank of Bermuda. Hamilton, Bermuda : The Bank of Bermuda Limited, (1992). First Edition. Pp (8),ix-xi,(2),2-242,(2). Illustrated. Double Column. Index. 4to, blue cloth, silver kettering to front board and spine, colour pictorial onlay to front board. Hallett, Bermuda in Print: A Guide to the Printed Literature on Bermuda (2nd ed.) p.158. "Rarely, if ever, has the history of a bank been more closely identified with the innate com­mercial acumen and adaptability of the people it serves. Bermuda is but a dot on the ma... View more info

Fisheries Conflicts in the North Atlantic : Problems of Management and Jurisdiction. First Edition in dustjacket.

By: PONTECORVO, Giulio, (ed.) JOHNSTON, Douglas M. ANDERSEN, Raoul ALEXANDER, Lewis M.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Ballinger, Cambridge, Mass. , 1974, ISBN:0884100200:

Seller ID: 105891


PONTECORVO, Giulio, (ed.). Fisheries Conflicts in the North Atlantic : Problems of Management and Jurisdiction. Edited by Giulio Pontecorvo with the editorial assistance of Norma Hench Hagist. Law of the Sea Institute Workshop, Hamilton, Bermuda, January 1974. Cambridge, Mass. : Ballinger PublishingCompany, (1974). First Edition. Pp (8),vii-xxii,(2),1-203,(11). Tables, di agrams in text. 8vo, pebbled brown imitation leather, gilt lettering to spine. Papadakis, International Law of the Sea: A Bibliography 2376. Just to keep us on our pedantic toes, the front of the dustjacket has a different su... View more info

Gateway to Oblivion : The Great Lakes' Bermuda Triangle. 1st Cdn in dj.

By: COCHRANE, Hugh F

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Doubleday Canada Limited, Toronto, 1980, ISBN:0385153767:

Seller ID: 94871


COCHRANE, Hugh F. Gateway to Oblivion : The Great Lakes' Bermuda Triangle. Toronto: Doubleday Canada Limited, 1980. First Edition. Pp 183, [8] pp plates. 8vo, green spine with blue boards. Cochrane hypothesizes UFO activity and something called the "Marysburgh Vortex" as the cause of bizarre activity on Lake Ontario; a simpler explanation is Hamilton. Contents: 1. The Bavaria is Missing; 2. The Mystery Deepens; 3. The Record of Strangeness; 4. Visible and Invisible Enigmas; 5. Psychics and Energies; 6. Other Zones of Mystery; 7. The unexplained Objects; 8. UFOs are Everywhere; 9. Other... View more info

Ghost Stories of the Sea. First Edition

By: SMITH, Barbara

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Ghost House Books, Edmonton, AB, 2003, ISBN:1894877233:

Seller ID: 66388


SMITH, Barbara. Ghost Stories of the Sea. (Edmonton, AB) : Ghost House Books, (2003). First Printing. Pp (9),[10]-224. Illustrated with occasional photos to text. 8vo, art-illustrated cardcovers. A collection of internationalghost stories and unexplained events. "The high seas are sinister places, where powerful storms overwhelm unsuspecting ships and desperate sailors clash, often with tragic results. As Barbara Smith shows in this fascinating collection, many who die at sea soon return as ghosts and eerie premonitions that enrich the sea's unparalleled mystery." - from rear cover. Co... View more info

Great Atlantic Adventures. Second Printing in dustjacket

By: SNOW, Edward Rowe

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Dodd, Mead, New York, 1970, ISBN:0396062563:

Seller ID: 74725


SNOW, Edward Rowe. Great Atlantic Adventures. New York : Dodd, Mead, (Copyright 1970). Second Printing. Pp (6),vii-xii,(4),3-272,(2) + 16 pages of plates. 8vo, green cloth. Edward Rowe Snow (b. August 22, 1902 Winthrop, Massachusetts - d. April 10, 1982 Boston). New England's most prolific and diverse popular marine writer offers another volume of salty tales: shipwrecks at Boston and Bermuda; the sinking of the Andrea Doria; the Queen Mary's sinking of HMS Curacao, etc. Part I: Boston and the Northeast. Chapters : 1. Pilgrim Rock and Plymouth Rock; 2. Mystery Man of the Neponset [Sir Christop... View more info

Great Bermuda Catalogue. Second Edition

By: PALMER-CURTIS, Celia (ed.)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Aardvark Publication, Hamilton, Bermuda, 1987, ISBN:0960654224:

Seller ID: 107143


PALMER-CURTIS, Celia (ed.). The Great Bermuda Catalogue. Second Edition. A selective guide to the best, the unique, the most unusual attractions, entertainment, restaurants, specialty shops, and collectibles... (Hamilton, Bermuda) : An Aardvark Publication, (1987). Pp (2),3-112. Illustrated. Map. Triple Column. 4to, illustrated green card covers, lettered in white,, pink and black. Hallett, Bermuda in Print : A Guide to the Printed Literature on Bermuda, 2nd ed., p.9. Contents : A Look at Bermuda Today; Adventures and Attractions; Sports; Fine Dining; Entertainment; Antoques and Collectibles; ... View more info

Half Mile Down. First Edition in dustjacket

By: BEEBE, William

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Harcourt, Brace and Company, New York, 1934,:

Seller ID: 77126


BEEBE, William. Half Mile Down. With 123 illustrations and 8 colored plates. New York : Harcourt, Brace and Company, (1934). First American Printing (stated). Pp. [i]-xix,(1),[1]-344,(4), colour frontispiece (with tissue guard), + 7 leaves of colour plates. Includes numerous other illustrations. Illustrated endpapers. 8vo, black cloth with pressed decoration to front and silver lettering to spine. Berra, William Beebe: An Annotated Bibliography XVIII; Hallett, Bermuda in Print : A Guide to the Printed Literature on Bermuda, 2nd ed., p.21; Anderson, Submarines, Diving, and the Underwater World:... View more info

Heather Mary. Third American Printing in dustjacket

By: SCOTT, J.M.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: E. P. Dutton & Company, Inc., New York, 1953,:

Seller ID: 110134


SCOTT, J.M. Heather Mary New York : E. P. Dutton & Company, Inc., (July) 1953. Third American Printing. Pp (6),7-224. 8vo, blue cloth, silver lettering to spine. James Maurice Scott (b. December 13, 1906, Egypt - d. March 12,1986, Huntingdon) was a British explorer and writer. Smith and Weller, Sea Fiction Guide 2153. "A foreboding of disaster, and a chilling uncanny feel ing of mystery runs through this weird story of the sea in which Richard Charrington and a crew of four set sail from England for Bermuda in the Heather Mary, a small yacht. The members of the crew are inexperienced, and ... View more info

Henry Gross and his Dowsing Rod. Second Printing in dustjacket

By: ROBERTS, Kenneth

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Doubleday & Company, Inc., Garden City, N.Y., 1951,:

Seller ID: 107732


ROBERTS, Kenneth. Henry Gross and his Dowsing Rod. Garden City, N.Y.: Doubleday & Company, Inc., (February 2, 1951). Second Printing. Pp (8),[1]-310,(2), frontispiece + 6 pp plates. Index. 8vo, brown cloth, black dowsing rod figure to front board, gilt lettering to black panel to spine. Hallett, Bermuda in Print : A Guide to the Printed Literature on Bermuda, 2nd ed., p.171. "In this amazing record of the exploits of one phenomenal dowser, Kenneth Roberts presents facts as cumulatively exciting as any powerful fiction. 1947, during raging Maine forest fires, Henry Gross used his dowsing ro... View more info

Historic Architecture of the Royal Navy. in dj.

By: COAD, Jonathan G.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Gollancz, London, 1983, ISBN:0575032774:

Seller ID: 39472


COAD, J[onathan] G. Historic Architecture of the Royal Navy : An Introduction. Foreword by Admiral of The Fleet Lord Lewin. London: Victor Gollancz, 1983. First Printing. Pp. (5),6-160. Large 8vo, green cloth. "Historic Architecture of the Royal Navy concentrates on the period from 1700 to 1900, with particular emphasis on the dockyards built to service the sailing navy. ...With numerous illustrations featuring surviving buildings in Chatham, Sheerness, Portsmouth, Devonport, Harwich, Gibraltar, Minorca, Malta, Bermuda and Antigua [this] is a fascinating and important book." -from the ... View more info

History of Methodism in Eastern British America

By: JOHNSON, D.W.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: 1925,:

Seller ID: 27990


JOHNSON, D.W. History of Methodism in Eastern British America, including Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island, Newfoundland and Bermuda from the Beginning till the Consummation of Union with the Presbyterian and Congregational Churches in 1925. (Sackville, N.B.: The Tribune Printing Co.), n.d. [1925]. Pp [1]-454,(2). 8vo, green cloth. Heavily underlined and with notes in pen and pencil, else vg. 50.00 View more info