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The Lady Boats : The Life and Times of Canada's West Indies Merchant Fleet. First Edition in dustjacket

By: HANINGTON, Felicity KELLY, Percy A., Capt.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Canadian Marine Transportation Centre, Dalhousie University, Halifax, 1980,: 1980

Seller ID: 8827

ISBN: 0770301894


HANINGTON, Felicity, assisted by Captain Percy A. KELLY, M.B.E. The Lady Boats : The Life and Times of Canada's West Indies Merchant Fleet. (Halifax, Nova Scotia : "Published in Canada by Canadian Marine Transportation Centre, Dalhousie University", 1321 Edward Street, 1980). First Edition. "Printed by Josten's / National School Services Ltd., Winnipeg, Mamitoba, Canada" which accounts for its yearbook-like appearance. Pp (12), [13]-175, (1). With 84 b&w photos as well as other illustrations in the text.. 8vo, blue faux leather hardcover, gilt lettering to front and spine. With map e... View more info

The Mooneshine Logs. First Edition in dustjacket

By: STOKES, Francis

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Sheridan House, Dobbs Ferry, N.Y., 1994, ISBN:0924486678: 1994

Seller ID: 32187

ISBN: 0924486678


STOKES, Francis. The Mooneshine Logs. (Dobbs Ferry, NY) : Sheridan House, (1994). First Edition. Pp (8),1-222,(2). Illustrated. 8vo, red cloth, glt lettering to spine. Reflections of a New Jersey-born singlehanded ocean racer, recalling epic contests such as the 1976 OSTAR race and the 1982-83 BOC Challenge. "The Moonestone Logs is a wonderfully moving and insightful account of Francis Stokes' modest beginnings on ocen racing to his later triumphs sailing his beloved Mooneshine. He tells of his first transatlantic crossing in 1970 when he sailed Crazy Jane from Barn... View more info

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The Sisters of Charity, Halifax. First Edition in dustjacket

By: MAURA, Sister. POWER, Mary.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Ryerson Press, Toronto, 1956,: 1956

Seller ID: 6386


MAURA, Sister. The Sisters of Charity, Halifax. Toronto : The Ryerson Press : (June 1, 1956). First Edition. Pp (6),vii-xxvi,1-269,(1), portrait frontispiece + 11 leaves of b&w plates. 8vo (147 x 220 mm), blue cloth, with gilt lettering to spine. Vaison p.51. Sister Maura, née Mary Power (b. May 24, 1881, Halifax - d. January 16, 1957, Halifax). "Here is an account of one hundred years of service in the fields of education, hospital work, and social welfare. The book tells of leading events in the history of the mother house and of significant fact... View more info

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Thirty Florida Shipwrecks. First Edition

By: McCARTHY, Kevin M.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Pineapple Press, Sarasota, Florida, 1992, ISBN:1561640077: 1992

Seller ID: 32262

ISBN: 1561640077


McCARTHY, Kevin M. Thirty Florida Shipwrecks. Paintings by William L Trotter. Maps by Steve Roguski. Sarasota, Florida : Pineapple Press, Inc. 1992. First Printing. Pp (3), 4-128. Illustrated with reproductions of colour painting as well as small drawings and maps. Double column. Large 8vo, art-illustrated cardcovers, spine lettered in white. "Sunken treasure, cannibalism, prison ships, Nazi submarines, the Bermuda Triangle - all are tied into the lore of shipwrecks along Florida's coasts. Here are the stories of 30 of the most interesting shipwrecks - from young Fontane... View more info

Thirty Florida Shipwrecks. Third Printing

By: McCARTHY, Kevin M.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Pineapple Press, Sarasota, Florida, 1992, ISBN:1561640077:

Seller ID: 113511


McCARTHY, Kevin M. . Thirty Florida Shipwrecks. Paintings by William L Trotter. Maps by Steve Roguski. Sarasota, Florida : Pineapple Press, Inc. (copyright 1992). Third Printing. Pp (3), 4-128. Illustrated with reproductions of colour painting as well as small drawings and maps. Double column. Large8vo, art-illustrated cardcovers, spine lettered in white. "Sunken treasure , cannibalism, prison ships, Nazi submarines, the Bermuda Triangle - all are tied into the lore of shipwrecks along Florida's coasts. Here are the stories of 30 of the most interesting shipwrecks - from young Fontaneda, w... View more info

Trans-Canada Air Lines, North American Edition, Oct. 1, 1949. Expires Nov. 1, 1949

By: Trans-Canada Air Lines

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Trans-Canada Air Lines, 1949,:

Seller ID: 84884


(Trans-Canada Air Lines). Trans-Canada Air Lines, North American Edition, Oct. 1, 1949. Expires Nov. 1, 1949. N.l.: Trans-Canada Air Lines, 1949. Pp (8) unpaginated. 8vo [9 by 8 inches, folded once into 9 by 4 inches], red stapled wrappers. A TCA's time table for flights within Canada and to the United States, Bermuda and the Caribbean. Rubbed, else very good. 30.00 View more info

Trent-Severn Waterway in Ontario. An article in Canadian Geographical Journal, Vol. 66, No. 5, May, 1963

By: MALLORY, Enid Swerdfeger. Canadian Geographical Journal, Vol. 66, No. 5 CLASSEN, H. George HARRINGTON, Lyn

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Royal Canadian Geographical Society, Ottawa, 1963,:

Seller ID: 88636


MALLORY, Enid Swerdfeger. "The Trent-Severn Waterway in Ontario." An article in Canadian Geographical Journal, Vol. LXVI, No. 5, May, 1963, pp 140-153. Ottawa : Royal Canadian Geographical Society, 1963. Pp [i]-iv,(1),140-175,v-x,(1) including covers. Illustrated. Maps. Triple Column. 4to, illustrated white stapled wrappers. Zimmerman, A Canal Bibliography p.138. Also includes Arthur G. Kerle's “Cedar Sprigs for Five” (pp 154-157); H. George Classen's “Georgian Bay Survey : Cradle of Canadian Hydrography” (pp 158-163); Lyn Harrington's “Tourist Trek to Yellowknife” (pp 164-... View more info

Tug's Rescue Work : The Autobiography of a Retired Tugmaster.

By: HUNTER, Robert. PROUD, John H., (ed.)

Price: $70.00

Publisher: Printability Publishing Ltd. on behalf of John H. Proud, Hartlepool, 2003, ISBN:1872239412:

Seller ID: 98555


HUNTER, Robert. A Tug's Rescue Work : The Autobiography of a Retired Tugmaster. Editor: John H. Proud. (Hartlepool : Published by Printability Publishing Ltd. on behalf of John H. Proud, 2003). Pp (2),1-44,(2). Illustrated. Maps. 4to, illustrated red stapled card covers. “This is a true account of the experiences and adventures of the writer from boyhood to retirement in connection with Tyne tugs. The River Tyne was the birthplace of tugs and tugboatmen, therefore Tyne-built tugs have been delivered all over the world, their outstanding qualities being known to all. Of all branches of shippi... View more info

We Love Thee, Newfoundland : Biography of Sir Cavendish Boyle, K.C.M.G., Governor of Newfoundland, 1901-1904. First Edition

By: BOYLE, Cavendish). GRAHAM, Frank W.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Valhalla Press, St. John's, 1979, ISBN:091996205x:

Seller ID: 111398


(BOYLE, Cavendish). GRAHAM, Frank W. "We Love Thee, Newfoundland" : Biography of Sir Cavendish Boyle, K.C.M.G., Governor of Newfoundland, 1901-1904. [St. John's] : Valhalla Press, 1979. First Edition. Printed at Creative Printers, St. John's. Pp (2), iii-xxvi, 1-297, (1). Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth with gilt decoration and lettering to front board, blank spine. For Graham, born in St.John's in 1906 see ENL II:677, DNLB p.131, and for Boyle (1849-1916) ENL I:237, DNLB p.29. Contents: 1. Birth and early years, 1849-1859; 2. Twyford School, 1860-1861; 3. Aunt Mary Boyle; 4. Charterhouse... View more info

We Love Thee, Newfoundland : Biography of Sir Cavendish Boyle, K.C.M.G., Governor of Newfoundland, 1901-1904. First Edition in dustjacket, Signed

By: BOYLE, Cavendish). GRAHAM, Frank W. GRAHAM, Frank W.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Valhalla Press, St. John's, 1979, ISBN:091996205x:

Seller ID: 20886


(BOYLE, Cavendish). GRAHAM, Frank W. "We Love Thee, Newfoundland" : Biography of Sir Cavendish Boyle, K.C.M.G., Governor of Newfoundland, 1901-1904. [St. John's] : Valhalla Press, 1979. First Edition. Printed at Creative Printers, St. John's. Pp (2), iii-xxvi, 1-297, (1). Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth with gilt decoration and lettering to front board, blank spine. For Graham, born in St.John's in 1906 see ENL II:677, DNLB p.131, and for Boyle (1849-1916) ENL I:237, DNLB p.29. Contents: 1. Birth and early years, 1849-1859; 2. Twyford School, 1860-1861; 3. Aunt Mary Boyle; 4. Charterhouse... View more info

We Love Thee, Newfoundland : Biography of Sir Cavendish Boyle, K.C.M.G., Governor of Newfoundland, 1901-1904. First Edition, Signed, no dj

By: BOYLE, Cavendish). GRAHAM, Frank W. GRAHAM, Frank W.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Valhalla Press, St. John's, 1979, ISBN:091996205x:

Seller ID: 5946


(BOYLE, Cavendish). GRAHAM, Frank W. "We Love Thee, Newfoundland" : Biography of Sir Cavendish Boyle, K.C.M.G., Governor of Newfoundland, 1901-1904. [St. John's]: Valhalla Press, 1979. First Edition. Printed at Creative Printers, St. John's. Pp (2), iii-xxvi, 1-297, (1). Illustrated. 8vo, blue clothwith gilt decoration and lettering to front board, blank spine. For Graham , born in St.John's in 1906 see ENL II:677, DNLB p.131, and for Boyle (1849-1916) ENL I:237, DNLB p.29. Contents: 1. Birth and early years, 1849-1859;2. Twyford School, 1860-1861; 3. Aunt Mary Boyle; 4. Charterhouse P... View more info

West Indies Year Book including also The Bermudas, The Bahamas, British Guiana and British Honduras 1941-42

By: West Indies Year Book)

Price: $120.00

Publisher: Thomas Skinner of Canada, Limited, Montreal, New York, and London, 1942,:

Seller ID: 103777


(West Indies Year Book). The West Indies Year Book including also The Bermudas, The Bahamas, British Guiana and British Honduras 1941-42. Fifteenth Year of Publication. With Illustrations, Index and Maps in Line and Colours. Montreal, New York, and London : Thomas Skinner of Canada, Limited, (1942).Pp [1]-497,(1). Large 8vo, brown cloth, lettered in black, with thumb inde x. ADDITIONAL SHIPPING CHARGES WILL BE REQUIRED FOR ORDERS OUTSIDE CANADA DUE TO ITS WEIGHT. Rubbed, warped, smudged, wear and tear to spine ends, lacking page 5-6, else a good copy. 120.00 View more info

Where to stay in Bermuda

By: Bermuda Trade Development Board)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Bermuda Trade Development Board, Hamilton, Bermuda, 0,:

Seller ID: 107001


(Bermuda Trade Development Board). Where to stay in Bermuda. Hamilton, Bermuda : Bermuda Trade Development Board, n.d. [1950s-1960s]. Pp (3),4-23,(1) including covers. Illustrated. Centerfold Map. 8vo, illustrated blue wrappers, lettered in white, the whole folded once verticaly makng it letter size. A profusely illustrated guide to tourist accommodations in Bermuda. Contents : Hotels; Small Hotels; Gues Houses; Small Guest Houses; Cottage Colonies; Housekeeping Cottages; Clubs. Some edgewear, else very good. 20.00 View more info

Who Sank Surcouf? The Truth about the Disappearance of the Pride of the French Navy. First Edition in dustjacket.

By: RUSBRIDGER, James

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Century, London, 1991, ISBN:0712639756:

Seller ID: 15552


RUSBRIDGER, James. Who Sank Surcouf?: The Truth about the Disappearance of the Pride of the French Navy. London : Century (1991). First Printing. Pp. (6),vii-xiii,(1),1-209,(1) + 8 pages of photos. Index. 8vo, blue cloth withsilver lettering to spine. "At 3pm on the afternoon of 12 February 1942, t he French Submarine 'Surcouf', then the largest submarine in service with any navy, sailed from Bermuda bound for Tahiti via the Panama Canal. On board were 129 French officers and men, and three members of a Royal Navy liaison team. From the moment she left Bermuda, 'Surcouf' was never seen aga... View more info

Who Sank Surcouf? The Truth about the Disappearance of the Pride of the French Navy. First Edition in dustjacket.

By: RUSBRIDGER, James

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Century, London, 1991, ISBN:0712639756:

Seller ID: 111661


RUSBRIDGER, James. Who Sank Surcouf?: The Truth about the Disappearance of the Pride of the French Navy. London : Century (1991). First Printing. Pp. (6),vii-xiii,(1),1-209,(1) + 8 pages of photos. Index. 8vo, blue cloth withsilver lettering to spine. "At 3pm on the afternoon of 12 February 1942, t he French Submarine 'Surcouf', then the largest submarine in service with any navy, sailed from Bermuda bound for Tahiti via the Panama Canal. On board were 129 French officers and men, and three members of a Royal Navy liaison team. From the moment she left Bermuda, 'Surcouf' was never seen aga... View more info

Wind Song : Our Ten Years in the Yacht Delivery Business. First Edition in dustjacket

By: ELLAM, Patrick and June

Price: $25.00

Publisher: International Marine, Camden, Maine, 1975, ISBN:0877420610:

Seller ID: 21699


ELLAM, Patrick and June. Wind Song : Our Ten Years in the Yacht Delivery Business. Camden, Maine : International Marine Publishing Co., (1975). First Printing. Pp (8),[1]-222,(2). 8vo, tan cloth, red lettering to spine. Toy 5353, Morris & Howland p.48. "Patrick and June Ellam found a way to make a living on the water in the yacht delivery business. Founding Patrick Ellam, Inc., in the 1950s, they set off on a series of adventures that took them from their New York headquarters to Venezuela, Cuba, New Brunswick, London, Paris, the Great Lakes, Bermuda, and destinations in between." - fr... View more info

Wind Song : Our Ten Years in the Yacht Delivery Business. First Edition in dustjacket

By: ELLAM, Patrick and June

Price: $20.00

Publisher: International Marine, Camden, Maine, 1975, ISBN:0877420610:

Seller ID: 73935


ELLAM, Patrick and June. Wind Song : Our Ten Years in the Yacht Delivery Business. Camden, Maine : International Marine Publishing Co., (1975). First Printing. Pp (8),[1]-222,(2). 8vo, tan cloth, red lettering to spine. Toy 5353, Morris & Howland p.48. "Patrick and June Ellam found a way to make a living on the water in the yacht delivery business. Founding Patrick Ellam, Inc., in the 1950s, they set off on a series of adventures that took them from their New York headquarters to Venezuela, Cuba, New Brunswick, London, Paris, the Great Lakes, Bermuda, and destinations in between." - fr... View more info

Winslow Homer Watercolors. First Edition.in dustjacket

By: HOMER, Winslow). COOPER, Helan A.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: National Gallery of Art / Yale University Press, Washington / New Haven, 1986, ISBN:0300036957:

Seller ID: 111230

ISBN: 0300036957


(HOMER, Winslow). COOPER, Helan A. Winslow Homer Watercolors. Washington : National Gallery of Art / New Haven and London : Yale University Press, (1986). First Edition. Pp (6),7-259,(1). Illustrated throughout in colour and black & white. Small folio, dark blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Catalogue of an exhibition held in Washington, Fort Worth and New Haven in 1986."Almost from the time they were made, Winslow Homer's watercolors have bee n thought to rank among the greatest achievements in American art. Although the major portion of his career was devoted to oil ... View more info

Winston Churchill's Last Campaign : Britain and the Cold War 1951-5. FirstEdition in dustjacket.

By: YOUNG, John CHURCHILL, Winston

Price: $120.00

Publisher: Clarendon Press / Oxford University Press, Oxford, 1996, ISBN:0198203675:

Seller ID: 111606


YOUNG, John. Winston Churchill's Last Campaign : Britain and the Cold War 1951-5. Oxford : Oxford University Press, 1996. First Edition. Pp (5),[vi]-viii,(2),[1]-358. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. "Largely becauseof his famous `Iron Curtain' speech, Churchill is often remembered as a de termined Cold Warrior. Yet, for all his fervent anti-communism, he saw the creation of the Western Alliance as a step not towards war, but towards negotiations with the USSR. John Young shows how, as Prime Minister in the 1950s, Churchill hoped for a summit meeting with Soviet leaders, an end to... View more info

With H.M.S. Dragon Around the New World 1930-1932

By: H.M..S. Dragon) SPOONER, E. J.

Price: $120.00

Publisher: Flood & Son, Ltd., The Borough Press, Lowestoft, 1932,:

Seller ID: 106107


(H.M..S. Dragon). With H.M.S. "Dragon" Around the New World 1930-1932. (Lowestoft : Printed by Flood & Son, Ltd., The Borough Press), n.d. [1932?]. Pp(6),vii-xi,(1),[1]-156,(4). Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering a nd crest to front board and spine. Not in O'Dea or Hallett, Bermuda in Print (2nd. ed). Contents : Foreword by Captain E.J. Spooner, D.S.O., R.N. ; Preface; I. South America Cruise; II. Bermuda and Jamaica; III. West Indian Island Cruise; IV. Bermuda the Second; V. West Coast, North America; VI. Bermuda the Third; VII. Second Island Cruise; VIII. Bermuda Final and ... View more info