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Life in Old Bermuda.

By: COX, John (comp.). ZUILL, Kitty FUGH, Emily

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Printed by Beaver Press Limited, Toronto , 2000,:

Seller ID: 93181


COX, John (comp.). Life in Old Bermuda. (Toronto : Printed by Beaver Press Limited, 2000). Pp [i]-x,(2),1-137,(3). Illustrated. 4to, illustrated pink and pale blue card covers. Contents : 1. Life in Old Bailey's Bay (by John Cox). 2. The Musson Family of Flatts Village (by John Adams). 3. Old Devonshire and the Sea (by John Cox). 4. Excerpts from a Warwick Bible (by John Cox). 5. Cameos of Old Paget (by Rose Gosling). 6.Memories of Old Somerset (by Ethel Tucker). 7. Yesteryears (by Donald Smith). 8. Old St. David's (by Emily Fugh). 9. Christmas in Bermuda (by Kitty Zuill). Very good. 28.00 View more info

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Life of Sir Humphrey Gilbert : England's First Empire Builder. Greenwood Reprint

By: GILBERT, Humphrey). GOSLING, William Gilbert

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Greenwood Press, Westport, CT, 1970,:

Seller ID: 7083


(GILBERT, Humphrey). GOSLING, William Gilbert. The Life of Sir Humphrey Gilbert : England's First Empire Builder. Illustrated. Westport, CT : Greenwood Press, Publishers, (1970). First Greenwood Reprinting. Pp [i]-x,(4),[1]-304,(6),+ 17 plates. 8vo, yellow cloth, black lettering to spine. William Gilbert Gosling (b. August 8, 1863, Paget Parish, Bermuda - d. November 5, 1930, Bermuda) one-time mayor of St. John's, Newfoundland. Very good. 60.00 View more info

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Lightning, Champagne and Silverware : Three Intense Sailing Adventures. First Edition

By: STEPHENSON, Don with Ray STASZKO STASZKO, Ray

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Lancelot, 1994, ISBN:0889995516: 1994

Seller ID: 81350

ISBN: 0889995516


STEPHENSON, Don with Ray STASZKO. Lightning, Champagne and Silverware : Three Intense Sailing Adventures. Hantsport, Nova Scotia : Lancelot Press, (1994). First Printing. Pp [1]-146 including an eight-page illustration section. 8vo, photo-illustrated blue-green card covers, white lettering to spine. Don B. Stephenson (b. 1947, Calcutta - d. 1987, Halifax) yachtsman and dentist. "'Lightning, Champagne and Silverware' tells of the drama and excitement of three sailing adventures -- an ill-fated attempt to sail from Halifax to Bermuda in a 24-foot sloop; a succ... View more info

Loyalist Gazette, Vol. 28, No. 2, Fall, 1990.

By: Loyalist Gazette YETWIN, Neil B. LAWSON, James P. SMITH, Mary Larratt

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Loyalist Gazette, Toronto, 1990,:

Seller ID: 95746


(Loyalist Gazette). The Loyalist Gazette, Vol. XXVIII, No. 2, Fall, 1990. (Toronto : The Loyalist Gazette, 1990). Pp [1]-47,(1) including covers. Illustrated. Triple Column. 4to, illustrated white stapled wrappers. Contents :American - Jewish Loyalists : The Myers Family of New Brunswick (by Neil B . Yetwin, pp 13-18); John Murray Sr., from Eskdale to Bedeque (by Rev. James P. Lawson, pp 19-23); Butler's Rangers : a book, a letter, a society (pp 24-25); The Canadian Heraldic Authority (by John E. Ruch, pp 26-29); Canadian Bethunes (by Mary Larratt Smith, pp 30-32); Bermuda, Loyalist Land (by G... View more info

Loyalists and Community in North America

By: CALHOON, Robert M., Timothy M. BARNES and George A. RAWLYK MacKINNON, Neil FANNING, David) CONDON, Ann Gorman

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Greenwood Press, Westport, Conn. and L., 1994, ISBN:0313289476:

Seller ID: 77005


CALHOON, Robert M., Timothy M. BARNES and George A. RAWLYK, (eds.). Loyalists and Community in North America. Westport, Conn. and L. : Greenwood Press, (1994). Pp (4),v-viii,(2),[1]-226,(4). 8vo, blue cloth. Contents: Introduction; 1. David H. Villiers' "'King Mob' and the Rule of Law: RevolutionaryJustice and the Suppression of Loyalism in Connecticut, 1774-1783"; 2. Jea n F. Hankins' "Connecticut's Sandemanians: Loyalism as a Religious Test"; 3. Albert H. Tillison, Jr's "The Maintenance of Revolutionary Concensus: Treatment of Tories in Southwestern Virginia, 1775-1783... View more info

Maverick Navy. First Edition in dustjacket

By: MOFFAT, Alexander W.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Wesleyan University Press, Middletown, CT, 1977, ISBN:0819550000:

Seller ID: 101030


MOFFAT, Alexander W., Captain, USNR (Ret.) Maverick Navy. Middletown, CT : Wesleyan University Press, (1976). First Edition. Pp (10),9-157,(1), including portrait frontispiece. Illustrations in the text. Index. 8vo, blue hardcovers, silver lettering to spine. "A narrative memoir of the little known and largely forgotten anti-submarine warfare in World War I - a moving story of ingenuity, resourcefulness, and adventure at sea." - from front of dj."Maverick Navy is an engaging accccount of a U. S. Naval Reserve officer's adventures while in command of a subchaser in World War I. With... View more info

Mayday! Mayday! The most exciting missions of rescue, interdiction and combat in the 200-year annals of the U.S. Coast Guard.

By: SCHREINER, Samuel A., Jr.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Donald I. Fine, Inc., New York , 1990, ISBN:1556111959:

Seller ID: 91518


SCHREINER, Samuel A., Jr. Mayday! Mayday! The most exciting missions of rescue, interdiction and combat in the 200-year annals of the U.S. Coast Guard. Foreword by Admiral Paul A. Jost, Jr. New York : Donald I. Fine, Inc., (1990). First Printing. Pp (8),1-264,+ 16 pp plates. Index. 8vo, brown paper covered spine, blue paper covered boards, black lettering to spine. Content: Introduction – The making of Heroes. 1. The Eagle Flies. 2. The Testing of Kelly Mogk. 3. The Hanging of Horace Alderman. 4. The Half Billion Dollar Drug Bust. 5. The Anatomy of an Oil Spill. 6. The Case of the Nazi Sabot... View more info

Modern Cruise Ships, 1965-1990 : A Photographic Record. ill card covers.

By: MILLER, William H., Jr.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Dover, 1992, ISBN:0486267539:

Seller ID: 58124


MILLER, William H., Jr. Modern Cruise Ships, 1965-1990 : A Photographic Record. NY: Dover, (1992). Pp 126. Profusely illustrated with b/w photos. 4to,ill. card covers. "The greatest of the modern cruise ships are superbly do cumented in this comprehensive text-and-photo tribute [...] Among the other[other than the Queen of Bermuda and the Sovereign of the Seas] floating p leasure palaces depicted are the Bahama Star, Caronia, Cunard Princess, thehistoric Delta Queen, Empress of Britain, Michelangelo, Nordic Prince, Pac ific Princess, the Queen Elizabeth 2, Rotterdam, Royal Viking Sun, Achi... View more info

Nailed : The Novel.

By: GALVIN, James A.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Wm. MacNab & Son Limited, Dartmouth, NS, 1998, ISBN:1895140242:

Seller ID: 61803


GALVIN, James A. Nailed : The Novel. (Dartmouth, NS: Wm. MacNab & Son Limited, 1998). Pp. 178. 8vo, illustrated red card covers. Faint creasing to covers, else very good. 10.00 View more info

Nailed : The novel. inscribed.

By: GALVIN, James A.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Wm. MacNab & Son Limited, Dartmouth, NS, 1998, ISBN:1895140242:

Seller ID: 95534


GALVIN, James A. Nailed : The Novel. (Dartmouth, NS: Wm. MacNab & Son Limited, 1998). Pp. 178. 8vo, illustrated red card covers. Faint creasing to bottom right of front cover, else vg. Signed and inscribed by Galvin on the title page. 12.50 View more info

North Atlantic : Boat against Boat over 3,000 Miles.

By: COLES, Adlard

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Robert Ross / George G. Harrap, Southampton / London, 1950,:

Seller ID: 42080


COLES, Adlard. North Atlantic : Boat against Boat over 3,000 Miles. Southampton: Robert Ross in association with George G. Harrap, (1950). Pp 192, frontispiece [16] pp b&w plates, [7] leaves colour plates. 8vo, navy cloth. Toy 1492, Hallett, Bermuda in Print : A Guide to the Printed Literature on Bermuda, 2nd ed., p. 59. "This is the story of three small yachts which left London Docks together in the cargo liner Araby on the 2nd May, 1950. When they arrived at Bermuda they were launched by the ship's derricks and cruised under their own sail in heavy weather to America. They then raced the... View more info

Nova Scotia's Telegraphs, Landlines and Cables. Reprinted from The Wolfville Acadian, 1938

By: WHIDDEN, D.G.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: 1938,:

Seller ID: 94964


WHIDDEN, D.G. Nova Scotia's Telegraphs, Landlines and Cables. Reprinted from The Wolfville Acadian, 1938. Pp [1]-20. 8vo, maroon printed stapled card covers. Contents : Landlines; The Nova Scotia Electric Telegraph Company; Montreal Telegraph Company; Dominion Telegraph Company; Canadian Pacific Railway Company; Canadian National Telegraphs; Submarine Cables; Newfoundland Cable; Atlantic Cables; F.N. Gisborne; Western Union Cables; Commercial Cables; The Direct United States Cable; Bermuda Cables; Azores Cable; Cable and Wireless Limited of London, England. Spine sunned, else very good. Very s... View more info

Ocean Shipping Services. Seventeenth Edition. June, 1996. : Between the Ports of Halifax - Saint John and World Ports, including connecting services to and from Newfoundland

By: SAVOIE, Mona, and Charles MOLLINS.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Atlantic Provinces Transportation Commission, Moncton, N.B., 1996,: 1996

Seller ID: 91691


SAVOIE, Mona, and Charles MOLLINS. Ocean Shipping Services. Seventeenth Edition. June, 1996. [cover adds : Between the Ports of Halifax – Saint John and World Ports, including connecting services to and from Newfoundland]. Moncton, New Brunswick : Atlantic Provinces Transportation Commission, June 1996. Pp [1]-70,(2). Illustrated. Maps in the text. Oblong 8vo, blue ad white stapled card covers. Contents : Port of Saint John Information; Port of Halifax Information; Directory Information; Geographic Index; Port Cross Reference by Country; Index ... View more info

Offshore : A Complete Introduction to Ocean Racing and Cruising, Modern Yacht Handling and Equipment. 1st US no dj. lacking plate.

By: ILLINGWORTH, J.H., Captain

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons, New York, 1949,:

Seller ID: 76072


ILLINGWORTH, J.H., Captain. Offshore : A Complete Introduction to Ocean Racing and Cruising, Modern Yacht Handling and Equipment . New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1949. First American Printing (July 1949). Pp. [1]-261,(3),frontis., + 15 p. of plates. Illustrated. Colour map endpapers. 4to, blue cloth with gilt decoration to front board and gilt lettering to spine, top edge dyed dark blue. Maps on the endpapers depict the Sydney-Hobart race, the C.C.A. Bermuda race, and the Principal R.O.R.C. courses. Contents: 1. Ocean Racing: The Background; 2. Choosing a Boat; 3. The Conduct of a Race; 4.... View more info

Offshore : A Complete Introduction to Ocean Racing and Cruising. blue clothgilt lettering to spine

By: ILLINGWORTH, J. H. Captain (E)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Robert Ross & Co, 1949,:

Seller ID: 62431


ILLINGWORTH, J. H. Captain (E). Offshore : A Complete Introduction to OceanRacing and Cruising, Modern Yacht Handing and Equipment. L.: Robert Ross & Co., (1949). Pp 261, including colour frontis., + [15] pp of b/w plates. I llustrated with maps to endpapers, numerous line diagrams to text. 4to, blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Toy 4187. A very comprehensive book on offshore racing. The text is well supported by 233 diagrams and 15 pages of remarkable photos of beautiful wooden yachts. Contents : 1. Ocean Racing- The Background; 2. Choosing a Boat; 3. The Conduct of a Race; 4. At the H... View more info

Once is Enough. Second Mariners Library Printing in dustajcket

By: SMEETON, Miles Mariners Library No.42 SHUTE, Nevil, foreword

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Adlard Coles Limited, London, 1971, ISBN:0229986331:

Seller ID: 79104


SMEETON, Miles. Once is Enough. With a Foreword by Nevil Shute. London : Adlard Coles Limited, (1971). Second Mariners Library Printing. Pp 207. Illustrated. Maps. Small 8vo, blue cloth, dark blue lettering to cloth. Toy 0683, Morris & Howland p.127. The Mariners Library No.42. "Miles Smeeton and his wife Beryl sailed their 46-ft Bermuda ketch, Tzu Hang, in the wild seas of Cape Horn, following the tracks of the old sailing clippers through the world's most notorious waters. Twice they met disaster, being pitch poled the first time and rolled over the second, surviving in both cases under ... View more info

Pen Pictures of Nova Scotia, Bermuda, Jamaica

By: WOODMAN, M. A. L.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: 1959,:

Seller ID: 48349


WOODMAN, M. A. L. Pen Pictures of Nova Scotia, Bermuda, Jamaica. (Wolfville, NS: the Author), 1959. Pp. 30. 8vo, stapled green ill. card covers. A selection of twenty-two poems, many about places in and around Halifax. Titles include Halifax Harbor, Halifax Harbor in Winter, The Gardens at Twilight (Halifax Pub;ic Gardens), Pont Pleasant Park, Song of Dartmouth, Lakes of Dartmouth, Tufts Cove and Sunset on Bedford Basin. Some soiling to rear cover, light wear to front, else vg. 20.00 View more info

Please Don't Squish the Toothpaste!

By: EVENDEN, Miriam A.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Salvation Army Canada and Bermuda, 1985, ISBN:0888570740:

Seller ID: 88391


EVENDEN, Miriam A. Please Don't Squish the Toothpaste! N.pl.: The SalvationArmy Canada and Bermuda, n.d. [1980s]. Printed by Triumph Press, Oakville, Ontario. Pp (12),1-197,(3). 8vo, illustrated blue and white card covers. A collection of the “Dear Pam” letters published each month in “The Canadian Home Leaguer” (a magazine for women published by The Salvation Army). “Mir iam Evenden is a third generation Salvation Army officer and mother of fourchildren. She is well known across Canada for her interest in Salvation Ar my history, having played a key role in the building and developm... 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

Queen of Bermuda and the Furness Bermuda Line

By: PLOWMAN, Piers, and Stephen J. CARD.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Bermuda Maritime Museum Press, Bermuda, 2002, ISBN:0921560109:

Seller ID: 83966


PLOWMAN, Piers, and Stephen J. CARD. Queen of Bermuda and the Furness Bermuda Line. (Bermuda) : Bermuda Maritime Museum Press, (2002). First Edition. Pp [1]-288. Illustrated. 4to, blue leatherette binding, gilt lettering to front board and spine. Very good in dustjacket. 60.00 View more info