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A Dictionary of British Ships and Seamen. First Edition in dustjacket

By: UDEN, Grant, and Richard COOPER.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Allen Lane / Kestrel Books, Harmondsworth, England, 1980, ISBN:0722652429: 1980

Seller ID: 92582


UDEN, Grant, and Richard COOPER. A Dictionary of British Ships and Seamen. Illustrated by Lionel Willis and with prints. (Harmondsworth, England) : Allen Lane / Kestrel Books, (1980). First Edition. Pp (8),9--591,(1) + 8-page central section of colour illustrations. Double Column. 8vo, brown cloth, silver lettering to spine. A comprehensive guide to the seamen, ships, battles and trading enterprises that figure in British history. Also included are entries on seas and oceans, wind and weather, canals, lighthouses, uniforms and many other matters connected with the sea. View more info

A Garden Enclosed. 1st, ill. card covers with french flaps

By: MARCHAND, Blaine.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Cormorant Books, 1991, ISBN:0920953522:

Seller ID: 56973


MARCHAND, Blaine. A Garden Enclosed. (Dunvegan, ON): Cormorant Books, (1991). First Edition. Pp [69]. 8vo, illustrated card covers with french flaps. Presentation copy signed by author. Vg. 20.00 View more info

A Halifax ABC. First Edition

By: ROACHE, Gordon ROACHE, Gordon

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Tundra , Montreal, 1987, ISBN:0887761836: 1987

Seller ID: 22517


ROACHE, Gordon. A Halifax ABC. (Montreal) : Tundra Books, (1987). First Edition. Unpaginated. Pp (32). Oblong 8vo, white glossy art-illustratd paper-covered boards, black lettering to spine. Gordon Finlay Roache (b. 1937, Halifax - d. June 10, 2016, Halifax) painter and long-time worker at HMC Dockyard. A full page colour illustration for each letter with notes at the rear. Very good. 20.00 View more info

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A History of Ships and Seafaring. First Edition in dustjacket

By: CANBY, Courtlandt New Illustrated Library of Science & Invention Vol.2

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Hawthorn Books, New York, 1963,: 1963

Seller ID: 14777


CANBY, Courtlandt. A History of Ships and Seafaring. (New York : Hawthorn Books, Inc., Publishers March 1963). First Edition. Pp (5),6-113,(7). Double column. Illustrated throughout. Tall 8vo, pale blue cloth, dark brown lettering to spine. The New Illustrated Library of Science and Education Vol. 2. Courtlandt Canby (b. March 11, 1914 in New Haven, Conn. - d. January 20, 2004, Leeds, Mass.) author and one of the founders of the Book of the Month Club. "For centuries ships have carried the major traffic of the world. Even now, in this age of supersonic pl... View more info

A Literary History of Wallpaper. First Edition.

By: ENTWISLE, E.A.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: B.T. Batsford , London , 1960,: 1960

Seller ID: 89737


ENTWISLE, E.A. A Literary History of Wallpaper. London : B.T. Batsford Ltd, (1960). First Edition. Pp (6),7-211,(1) including colour frontispiece. Illustrated with 117 b&w photographs and 2 colour plates. Index. 8vo (162 x 251 mm), black cloth, with gilt lettering to spine, top edge dyed pink. Eric Arthur Entwisle. A bibliography, with quotes, of books on wallpaper or with mention of wallpaper from 1509 to 1960. Covers waterstained and soiled, waterstaining to top margins, corners bumped, front inner hinge starting, else good. As is. 30.00 View more info

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A Precocious Autobiography. First American Edition in dustjacket

By: YEVTUSHENKO, Yevgeny

Price: $15.00

Publisher: 1963,: 1963

Seller ID: 9549


YEVTUSHENKO, Yevgeny. A Precocious Autobiography. Translated from the Russian by Andrew R. MacAndrew. New York : E.P. Dutton & Co., Inc. 1963. First American Edition. Pp (10),[11]-124,(4) + an 8-page central section of b&w photos. 8vo, brown cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Yevgeny Aleksandrovich Yevtushenko (b. July 18, 1932, Zima, Russia - d. April 1, 2017, Tulsa, Oklahoma). "One of the most significant books ever to come out of the Soviet Union, this remarkable lite story is already tne subject of unprecedented international press coverage. When it appeared in par... View more info

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A Preliminary Atlas of the Butterflies of New Brunswick. First Edition

By: THOMAS, Anthony W. Publications in Natural History, No. 11

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Saint John, New Brunswick, New Brunswick Museum: 1996

Seller ID: 115488

ISBN: 091932651X


THOMAS, Anthony W. A Preliminary Atlas of the Butterflies of New Brunswick. (Saint John, New Brunswick) : New Brunswick Museum, 1996. First Edition. Pp 1-41,(3). Maps. Large 8vo (8½ x 11 inches), white stapled card covers, lettered in green. Publications in Natural History, No. 11. Anthony W. Thomas (b. 1942). "A checklist and distribution maps for the 77 species of butterflies known to complete their life-cycles in New Brunswick. Brief notes on the biology of each species are given. References to text books containing colour plates, mo... View more info

A-B-C of Aesthetics. First Edition

By: STEIN, Leo

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Boni & Liveright, New York, 1927,:

Seller ID: 109488


STEIN, Leo. The A-B-C of Aesthetics. New York : Boni & Liveright, 1927. First Edition. Pp (14),1-271,(3). 8vo, black cloth spine lettered in black, yellow paper covered boards decorated in maroon. "I have called this book TheA-B-C of æsthetics for a somewhat unusual reason. An A-B-C book generally implies the existence of other more authoritative books upon the subject, to which it serves as an introduction. For æsthetics there are no such books. There are no authorities and it is somewhat doubtful whether the subject exists. Every fresh book on it is another attempt to put it on the map... View more info

Abandoned in Hard Times : A True Story. First Edition, Signed.

By: GAULT, George-Alex

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Marshland Press, Dartmouth, NS, 2002, ISBN:0968272452:

Seller ID: 102771


GAULT, George-Alex. Abandoned in Hard Times: A True Story. (Dartmouth, NovaScotia, Canada : Marshland Press Publishing, 2002). First Edition. Pp. (10 ),1-163,(3). Illustrated with 7 black and white photos. 8vo, illustrated red card covers. His early days in Liverpool, England. "This is the true story of a young boy - orphaned and struggling to find his place in life, dragged from pillar to post; the lad's sheer perseverance fighting poverty, lackof proper nourishment and a constant search for his missing father could n ot subdue his spirit. Drama, hardship, comedy, romance and a candid vie... View more info

Above and Beyond : Citation. in dj

By: HAREL, Yehuda Ben-Nun, Yochai ) ALBAZ, Nathan) BERIG, Emil)

Price: $32.00

Publisher: Olive Books of Israel, 1972,:

Seller ID: 41929


HAREL, Yehuda. Above and Beyond : Citation. Translated from Hebrew by Michael Belling. Tel-Aviv: Olive Books of Israel, (1972). Pp 192 + 16 p of photos. 8vo, green cloth. In the New Breed Series. Included is a chapter "Yochai Ben-Nun: Naval Hero" (pp.27-58). The other Israeli War Heroes here: Emil Berig, Ron Feller, Oded Abarbanel, Mer Harzion, Amnon Aboukai, Nathan Albaz, Oved Lidijinsky, Yitschak Jibli, and Captain Sa'adia Elkayam-Supapo. Vg in rubbed, torn dj. 32.00 View more info

Above and Under Hatches : Recollections of James Anthony Gardner, R.N. First Edition in dustjacket.

By: GARDNER, James Anthony LLOYD, Christopher, ed.

Price: $37.50

Publisher: Batchworth, London, 1955,:

Seller ID: 102465


(GARDNER, James Anthony). Above and Under Hatches : Recollections of James Anthony Gardner, R.N. Edited by Christopher Lloyd. London: The Batchworth Press, (1955). First Printing. Pp. (8),[ix]-xvi,[1]-200,(2), frontispiece, +8 p. of black and white plates. Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth with gilt let tering to spine. Catalogue of the Library of the National Maritime Museum. Vol 2. Biography 600. "James Anthony Gardner, who lived in the stirring times of Rodney and Nelson, wrote the most entertaining autobiography which has come down to us from the days of the Navy under sail. His gusto for w... View more info

Acadie and the Acadians. Shaky

By: ROTH, D. Luther COSSMANN, Charles Ernst TEMME, Ferdinand Conrad SCHMEISSER, Johann Gottlob

Price: $100.00

Publisher: 1890,:

Seller ID: 5192


ROTH, D. Luther. Acadie and the Acadians. Philadelphia : Lutheran Publication Society, 1890. "Published for the Author". Pp (8),viixii,13-427,(3). 8vo, brown cloth. Watters p.833, Vaison p.72. Cover and spine have "Acadia" instead of "Acadie". Chapters : Introduction; Pre-Columbian Discovery; The Aborigines; The Religion of the Aborigines; The Micmacs of Today; Jim [a Micmac]; Sable Island; Early History; End of the French Period; English Colonization - Halifax; The Founding of a Church in Halifax; "Conveying" a Church;How the Thing Was Done; The Communion Servi... View more info

Acadiensis : A Quarterly Devoted to the Interests of the Maritime Provincesof Canada, Volume 6, Number 2, April 1906.

By: MacMECHAN, Archibald Acadiensis, 6:2, April 1906) GANONG, W.F. JACK, David Russell

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Acadiensis, Moncton, NB, 1906,:

Seller ID: 77837


MacMECHAN, Archibald. "Halifax in Books" . An article in Acadiensis, volume6, number 2, April 1906, pp. 103-122. (Moncton, NB: Acadiensis, 1906). Pp. (2),[79]-161,(1), with 36 added pages of unrelated articles at rear, + 12 plates and 1 folding map. Illustrated. 8vo, decorated green stapled card covers with blank spine. Also includes: W.F. Ganong's "History of Miscou", David Russell Jack's "The Wetmore Family of New Brunswick", N. McAdam's "The Indian Mound", Jack's "Book Plates", E.M. Chadwick's "A Glossary of Heraldic Terms", and Jack's "Tw... View more info

Across the Top of the World : The Quest for the Northwest Passage. in dj.

By: DELGADO, James P.

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Checkmark Books, New York, 1999, ISBN:0816041245:

Seller ID: 67494


DELGADO, James P. Across the Top of the World : The Quest for the NorthwestPassage . (NY): Checkmark Books, (1999). Pp. [i]-xii,[1]-228. Illustrated. Double column. 4to, blue cloth with metallic lettering to spine. A handsom ely illustrated treatment of the subject ranging from the experiences of the North's native peoples to early European conceptions of the Passage, fromFrobisher to the St. Roch, and to today's icebreaker and nuclear submarine conquests. Contents: 1. An Archipelago of Ice; 2. The Strait of Anian; 3. First Approaches; 4. British Endeavours; 5. A Push in All Directions; 6. Fra... View more info

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Adam and Cain : Symposium of Old Bible History, Sumerian Empire, Importance of Blood of Race, Juggling Juggernaut of the Leaders of the Jews, the Gothic Civilization of Adam and the Ten Commandments of His Church. Second Printing in dustjacket

By: MURRAY, William. H.

Price: $120.00

Publisher: Meador Press / The Author: 1952

Seller ID: 116466


MURRAY, Wm. H. Adam and Cain : Symposium of Old Bible History, Sumerian Empire, Importance of Blood of Race, Juggling Juggernaut of the Leaders of the Jews, the Gothic Civilization of Adam and the Ten Commandments of His Church. Tishomingo, Oklahoma : Hon Wm. H. Murray / Boston : Meador Press, 1952. Second Printing. Pp. (6),7-638,(3), with frontispiece + 54 b&w photos and illustrations in the text. 8vo (145 x 210 mm), red cloth with gilt lettering to front board and spine. The jacket adds sub-title : "Adam and Cain : Adam Known as Thor, Zor, or Zeus in Greek Mythology, ... View more info

Addicted : Notes from the Belly of the Beast. 3rd Printing

By: CROZIER, Lorna and Patrick LANE (eds.) LANE, Patrick RICHARDS, David Adams GZOWSKI, Peter

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Greystone Books, Vancouver, 2001, ISBN:1550548867:

Seller ID: 64084


CROZIER, Lorna and Patrick LANE (eds.). Addicted : Notes from the Belly of the Beast ; edited by Lorna Crozier & Patrick Lane. Vancouver: Greystone Books, (2001). Third Printing. Pp. [2],(i)-xiv,(1)-192,[2]. 8vo, illustrated grey card covers. A collection of personal accounts from Canadian authors relating their tales of addiction and recovery. Includes accounts from Patrick Lane, Marnie Woodrow, Lois Simmie, Peter Gzowski, Evelyn Lau, Lorna Crozier, David Adams Richards, Sheri-D Wilson, John Newlove, and Stephen Reid. Very good. 15.00 View more info

Admiral of the Fleet, Sir Provo W. P. Wallis ; A Memoir. First Edition.

By: BRIGHTON, J.G.

Price: $450.00

Publisher: Hutchinson & Co,, London, 1892,:

Seller ID: 110936


BRIGHTON, J.G., m.d. Admiral of the Fleet, Sir Provo W. P. Wallis ; A Memoir. With Numerous Illustrations, Charts, &c. London : Hutchinson & Co., 1892. First Edition. Pp (6),[vii]-xiv,(2),[3]-299,(3) + portrait frontispiece. The 13 plates (two of which are charts) are included in the pagination. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt device to front board, gilt lettering to spine, t.e.g. Catalogue of the Library of the National Maritime Museum, Vol 2. Biography 1412; Perrin, Admiralty Library : Subject Catalogue of Printed Books : Part I : Historical Section, p.57; Myron Smith, The American Navy, 1789-1860 : A... View more info

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Adopted Daughter; or the Trials of Sabra : A Tale of Real Life. Second Edition, Revised and Amended

By: McDONALD, Sarah A. Haynes FLEMING, Sandford)

Price: $150.00

Publisher: John Lovell, Montreal, 1863,:

Seller ID: 54341


[Anonymous]. [McDONALD, Sarah A. Haynes]. The Adopted Daughter; or the Trials of Sabra : A Tale of Real Life. Montreal: John Lovell, Printer, 1863. Second Edition, Revised and Amended. Pp. 198. Small 8vo, presed brown cloth, decorative in blind borders, gilt titles to front. Watters p.238, p. Rhodenizer p.707. According to the Toronto Public Library , the author is Sarah A. Haynes McDonald, (b. August 5, 1809 in Massachusetts - d. December 15, 1893, Lyn, Ontario). "Born in Massachusetts, Sarah was adopted by the Haynes family. After the death of her first husband [...] in 1840 s... View more info

Adult Language Warning. inscribed

By: ROBERTSON, William

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Brick Books, 1991,:

Seller ID: 66746


ROBERTSON, William. Adult Language Warning. (London, Ont.): Brick Books, (1991). Pp 76. Slim 8vo, ill. card covers. Vg. Inscribed by Robertson. 17.00 View more info

Adult Language Warning. signed.

By: ROBERTSON, William

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Brick Books, 1991,:

Seller ID: 40358


ROBERTSON, William. Adult Language Warning. (London, Ont.): Brick Books, (1991). Pp 76. Slim 8vo, ill. card covers. Very slight rubbing to front corners, spine very slightly sunned, else vg. Signed by Robertson. 15.00 View more info