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An Annapolis Valley Youth in the Union Navy

By: COUSINS, Leone Banks.

Price: $25.00

Seller ID: 116796


COUSINS, Leone Banks, (ed.). An Annapolis Valley Youth in the Union Navy [cover adds: Letters of Norman Wade]. N.d. [1974]. "Printed by McCurdy Printing Co. Ltd. Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada". Pp 1-30,(2). 8vo (153 x 228 mm), art-illustrated light blue matte stapled cardcovers. Leone Banks Cousins, née Banks (b. 1903). 9 letters home by Norman Wade of Granville Ferry (c 1838 - 1862). With a 6-page introduction by Cousins and related material. Reprinted from The Nova Scotia Historical Quarterly, Volume 4, Number 2. Very go... View more info

An Annapolis Valley Youth in the Union Navy. Signed

By: COUSINS, Leone Banks. Nova Scotia Historical Quarterly 04:2 offprint. WADE, Norman.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Nova Scotia Historical Quarterly, 1974,: 1974

Seller ID: 7191


COUSINS, Leone Banks, (ed.). An Annapolis Valley Youth in the Union Navy [cover adds: Letters of Norman Wade ]. N.d. [1974]. "Printed by McCurdy Printing Co. Ltd. Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada". Pp 1-30,(2). 8vo (153 x 228 mm), art-illustrated light blue matte stapled cardcovers. Leone Banks Cousins, née Banks (b. 1903). 9 letters home by Norman Wade of Granville Ferry (c 1838 - 1862). With a 6-page introduction by Cousins and related material. Reprinted from The Nova Scotia Historical Quarterly , Volume 4, Number 2. View more info

Anecdotes of Queens County, Nova Scotia. Volume 6. Places, People, Events

By: WIGGLESWORTH, Armand F.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: A.F. Wigglesworth & Life Legends Group, Liverpool, NS, 2006, ISBN:0969748566:

Seller ID: 109635


WIGGLESWORTH, Armand F. Anecdotes of Queens County, Nova Scotia. Volume VI.[Cover adds: Places, People, Events] [Liverpool, Nova Scotia] : A.F. Wiggl esworth & Life Legends Group, (2006). "Printed and bound by Gaspereau Press, Kentville, Nova Scotia". Pp. (14),[1]-317,(5). With 110 b&w photos as well as other illustrations in the text. 8vo (140 x 215 mm), photo-illustratedwhite cardcovers. Colonel Armand Frederick Wigglesworth, C.M., B.E.M., C.D . (b. August 17, 1918, Liverpool, Queens County - d. July 20, 2008, Liverpool, Queens County) veteran of the R.CA.F and local historian. Conte... View more info

Anglican Church Burials Register (1822-1970) : Chatham Parish, Northumberland County, New Brunswick

By: SAVAGE, Apolline (comp.)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NBGS-Miramichi, Miramichi, NB, 2008,:

Seller ID: 112096


SAVAGE, Apolline (comp.). Anglican Church Burials Register (1822-1970) : Chatham Parish, Northumberland County, New Brunswick. (Miramichi: NBGS-Miramichi, 2008). Pp (2),1-200,(1),1-15. Index. 4to, printed white wraps with blank mylar cover, navy blue card to rear, black spiral binding. Each entry lists Surname, Given Name, Abode, Buried [date], Cemetery, Age, and By whom the ceremony was performed. Very good. 20.00 View more info

Another Island Poet : Revisited, Revised, Enlarged, Signed

By: SHERREN, Douglas Henry

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The Author, TWiG Publications, Stratford, PE, 2003, ISBN:9780973064230:

Seller ID: 115979


SHERREN, Douglas Henry. Another Island Poet : Revisited, Revised, Enlarged.Stratford, Prince Edward Island : (The Author, TWiG Publications, 2003). Pp(8),9-281,(1). Illustrated with some b&w photos in the text. 8vo, white ca rdcovers, with black lettering to dcovers & spine. Douglas Henry Sherren ((b. 1920, Crapaud, Prince Edward Island) “For years, many eagerly anticipated and read Joan Barberis' thoughful and witty columns in the Saint John, NB, Telgraph Journal. Wendy Dathan, using Joan’s personal travel journal, letters and columns, reveals a diminutive (5ft.) Navy Wren at a Loran nava... View more info

Antoine Gérin-Lajoie. no dj

By: GERIN-LAJOIE, Antoine). DE MONTIGNY, Louvigny Makers of Canadian Literature DE MONTIGNY, Louvigny

Price: $30.00

Publisher: 1923,:

Seller ID: 37769


(GERIN-LAJOIE, Antoine). DE MONTIGNY, Louvigny. Antoine Gérin-Lajoie. Tor.:Ryerson Press, n.d. [ca.1923]. Library Edition. Pp 130. Portrait. Sm 8vo, navy cloth with author's signature blindstamped to front board. In the Makers of Canadian Literature series. Text in French. Vg. 30.00 View more info

Arctic: Journal of the Arctic Institute of North America Vol 27. No 1 March1974

By: Arctic BARR, William SVERDRUP, Otto ANDERSSON, Malte

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Arctic Institute of North America, 1974,:

Seller ID: 81746


(Arctic). Arctic: Journal of the Arctic Institute of North America, Volume 26, No. 3, March 1974. Pp [177]-268. Includes: William Barr's "Otto Sverdrup to the Rescue of the Russian Navy" (pp.2-14); A.J. Macaulay and D.A. Boag's "Waterfowl Harvest by Slave Indians in Northern Alberta" (pp.15-26); A. Tamuly's "Dispersal of Tritium in Southern Ocean Waters" (pp.27-40); Stanley A. Temple's "Winter Food Habits of Ravens on the Arctic Slopes of Alaska"(pp.41-46); R.I. Verrall, J.H. Ganton and A.R. Milne's "An Ice Drift Measu rement in Western Parry Channel" (p... View more info

Arctic: Journal of the Arctic Institute of North America. Volume 15, No. 2,June 1962

By: Arctic Journal MOLLOY, Arthur E. MULLER, Fritz ARMSTRONG, Terence

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Arctic Institute of North America, Montreal , 1962,:

Seller ID: 88941


(Arctic). Arctic : Journal of the Arctic Institute of North America. Volume15, No. 2, June 1962. Montreal : Arctic Institute of North America, 1962. Pp [85]-171,(1). Illustrated. Maps. 8vo, illustrated green stapled wrappers. Includes: Arthur E. Molloy's "Arctic Science and the Nuclear Submarine" (pp 86-91) - "The entire Arctic Ocean has now ceased to be remote and is open to study on a year-round basis by nuclear submarines (Strong 1961). Admittedly, there are limitations to the use of a nuclear submarine for arctic research, but the advantages heavily out-weigh the disadvantages.... View more info

Armed Forces of Canada 1867-1967. in dj

By: GOODSPEED, D.J., Lt.Col., (ed.)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Canadian Forces Headquarters, 1967,:

Seller ID: 3404


GOODSPEED, D.J., Lt.Col., (ed.). The Armed Forces of Canada 1867-1967. Ottawa : Directorate of History, Canadian Forces Headquarters, 1967. Pp (6),vii-xi,(1),289,(3), including frontis & plates. 4to, green cloth. Perkins, Regiments : Regiments and Corps of the British Empire and Commonwealth 1758 – 1993 : A Critical Bibliography p.85; O'Dea 4098, Cooke p.8. Many referencesto Newfoundland. Naval chapters : 4. The Sea and the Sky 1914-1918; 8. The Canadian War at Sea 19391945. Name, else very good in dustjacket. 50.00 View more info

Army Quarterly and Defence Journal. Vol. 105, No. 3, July, 1975

By: STAINFORTH, C.H., Maj.-Gen. (ed.). SCHOFIELD, B.B. WOOD, G.N. WOLFE, James

Price: $8.00

Publisher: West of England Press, Publishers, Tavistock, Devon, 1975,:

Seller ID: 90194


STAINFORTH, C.H., Maj.-Gen. (ed.). The Army Quarterly and Defence Journal. Vol. 105, No. 3, July, 1975. Tavistock, Devon : West of England Press, Publishers, Ltd., 1975. Pp i-iv,257-384,x-xii,+ 8 pp plates. 8vo, red printed card covers. Nautical content : Vice-Admiral B.B. Schofield's “Maritime Affairs” (pp 262-266). Other contents : Brig. F.W. Speed's “Japan, the Unknown Quantity”; Maj. P.A. Gray's “A Year in Korea”; Maj.-Gen. G.N. Wood's “The Defence of Canada 1812-1814” (pp 336-342); Vincent Keyte's “James Wolfe and the Highlanders” (pp 347-350); Lt.-Col. F.H. Anderson's... View more info

Army Quarterly and Defence Journal. Vol. 119, No. 4, October 1989.

By: STAINFORTH, C.H., Maj.-Gen. (ed.). MELKOV, G. SMITH, Peter C. VAUX, N.F.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: West of England Press, Publishers, Tavistock, Devon, 1989,:

Seller ID: 90199


STAINFORTH, C.H., Maj.-Gen. (ed.). The Army Quarterly and Defence Journal. Vol. 119, No. 4, October 1989. (Tavistock, Devon : Army Quarterly and Defence Journal, 1989). Pp (4),387-514,(4),+ 8 pp plates. 8vo, red printed card covers. Nautical content : Capt. 2nd Rank G. Melkov's “The SOS That Never Came” [“The author is a Captain in the USSR Navy. He criticises his service over the sinking of the Komsomolet, 16 July 1989”] (pp 411-413); Maj. Gen. N.F. Vaux's “The United States Marine Corps” (pp 427-431); Peter C. Smith's“Sitting Duck: A Harsh Lesson Imparted” [What was 'Operatio... View more info

Artist with the Royal Canadian Navy

By: MURPHY, Rowley Maritime Art 03:2

Price: $75.00

Publisher: 1943,:

Seller ID: 48243


MURPHY, Rowley. "An Artist with the Royal Canadian Navy". An article in Maritime Art : A Canadian Art Magazine, Vol. 3, No. 2, December-January 1942-3. Pp. 44-47, concluding on pp. 65-6. 8vo, stapled white ill. card covers. Much of Toronto artist Rowley Murphy's work has been done at sea. When war broke out in 1939, Murphy spent all of his available time aboard various ships of the navy making war records. Four examples of his paintings are presented in this article. Cover just barely detaching at stapled spine, some rust spots at staples, light foxing to front, rubbed, else vg. for th... View more info

Atlantic Campaign : World War II's Great Struggle at Sea.. First Edition industjacket

By: VAN DER VAT, Dan

Price: $26.00

Publisher: Harper & Row, New York, 1988, ISBN:0060159677:

Seller ID: 17183


VAN DER VAT, Dan. The Atlantic Campaign : World War II's Great Struggle at Sea. With research by Christine van der Vat. New York : Harper & Row, (1988). First Printing. Pp 424 + 24 pp of photos. 8vo, navy cloth "The battle between Germany and the Allies for control of the Atlantic sea lanes was a prolonged and desperate struggle that came closer than any other to ending the Second World War in Germany's favor. Churchill called it "a war of groping and drowning, of ambuscade and stratagem, of science and seamanship. How German, British and American admirals plotted the grand strategy of... View more info

Atlantic Guardian : The Magazine of Newfoundland Vol.6, No.5, May 1949

By: YOUNG, Ewart (ed.).

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Ewart Young, Montreal , 1949,:

Seller ID: 3779


Atlantic Guardian. Atlantic Guardian : The Magazine of Newfoundland Vol.VI,No.5, May 1949. Montreal : Guardian Associates Ltd., 1949. Pp [1]-48. Illu strated. Small 8vo, blue stapled wrappers, lettered in black and white. Includes : "Newfoundland Joins the Canadian Union : The Story of an Historic Event in Pictures"; "The Merchant Navy Club"; "Atlantic Guardian Visits Bonavista"; Charles Clay's "Capital Comment"; and William Norman's "The Stamps of Newfoundland" column. Covers detached, lacking top inch of pages 3-4, else good only. 30.00 View more info

Atlantic Provinces : The Emergence of Colonial Society, 1712-1857. 1st in dj

By: MacNUTT, W.S. Canadian Centenary Series No. 09

Price: $30.00

Publisher: McClelland and Stewart, Toronto, 1965,:

Seller ID: 2280


MacNUTT, W.S. The Atlantic Provinces : The Emergence of Colonial Society, 1712-1857. Toronto: McClelland and Stewart, (1965). First Printing. Pp (10),[ix]-xii,1-305,(3) + 16 pp plates. 8vo, navy cloth. O'Dea 3833, Spadoni & Donnelly 1806. Newfoundland throughout. Vol.9 in the Canadian Centenary Series. Chapters: 1. Shore and Sea; 2. Fifty Years of Conflict, 1713-1763; 3. The Beginnings of Permanence, 1749-1775; 4. Revolution and Reorganization, 1775-1785; 5. Five Colonies in a New Empire, 1785-1803; 6. The Prosperity ofWar, 1803-1815; 7. Growth and Growing Pains, 1815-1828; 8. Climates of Ref ... View more info

Atlantic Year Book 1966

By: Atlantic Advocate) PARR, D.Kermode, (ed).

Price: $20.00

Publisher: 1965,:

Seller ID: 6319


(Atlantic Advocate). The Atlantic Year Book 1966. Incorporating the Atlantic Almanac. D.Kermode Parr, (ed.). Fredericton : The Atlantic Advocate, [1965?]. "Published for the Atlantic Advocate by Brunswick Press. Designed and Printed in Canada by Unipress, Gleaner Building". Pp 1-432. Illustrated. Adverts. 8vo, card covers. Provinces : Provincial arms, government structure & finances, population, courts, cities, towns, & counties, &c. Listings of libraries, newspapers, associations, doctors, dentists & barristers, &c. N.S.(pp.49- 127), N.B.(pp.129-213), P.E.I.(pp.214-243), Nfld and Labr... View more info

Autobiography of a Yankee Mariner : Christopher Prince and the American Revolution.

By: CRAWFORD, Michael J., (ed.).

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Brassey's, Inc., Washington, D.C., 2002, ISBN:1574885332:

Seller ID: 102565


CRAWFORD, Michael J., (ed.). The Autobiography of a Yankee Mariner : Christopher Prince and the American Revolution. Washington, D.C.: Brassey's, Inc., (2002). First Printing. Pp (2),[i]-xxxi,(1),[1]-263,(3). Illustrated. Maps. Index. 8vo, illustrated purple card covers. Contents : 1. A Sailor's Education, 1751-1773. 2. A Yankee in King George's Navy : The Canadian Campaign, 1774 - July 1776. 3. New York : Smallpox and Chevaux-de-Frise, July - August 1776. 4. The Connecticut Navy, September 1776-June 1777. 5. Privateering, June 1777-1781. 6. Transitions, 1782-1806. Epilogue. Appendices: 1. Chr... View more info

Autumn of the U-Boats. First Edition in dustjacket.

By: JONES, Geoffrey P.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: William Kimber, London, 1984, ISBN:0718305345:

Seller ID: 16898


JONES, Geoffrey P. Autumn of the U-Boats. London : William Kimber, (1984). First Printing. Pp (10),[11]-224. Illustrated throughout. 8vo, black cloth,gilt lettering to spine. Law 0255. "In the autumn of 1943 the Germans intr oduced a new weapon to the sea war, It was the gnat, an acoustic homing torpedo fired from a U-boat, and , and leaving the wolf packs to slaughter theunprotected Atlantic convoys. Admiral Dönitz thus hoped to reverse the dis astrous U-boat losses of earlier in that year and regain supremacy in the Battle of the Atlantic. Yet Allied air and sea forces proceeded to sink... View more info

Backwoodsmen

By: ROBERTS, Charles G. D.

Price: $80.00

Publisher: Ward, Lock & Co., Limited, 1909,:

Seller ID: 63660


ROBERTS, Charles G. D. The Backwoodsmen. L: Ward, Lock & Co., Limited, [ca.1909]. Pp. 317. With twenty plates. 8vo, rebound with navy leather laid ov er navy cloth covered boards with gilt trim, illustration of a falcon and the words "Falconbury Fortuna Favente" to the front in gilt, raised bands with gilt decoration to the spine, navy leather to five of the six compartments, the sixth being cloth, maroon title block with gilt lettering to the spine, t.e.g. Leather to spine worn with one raised band detaching, corners and edges well worn, the plate on p. 223 detached, else vg. 80.00 View more info

Badges of the Canadian Navy. First Edition in dustjacket

By: ARBUCKLE, J. Graeme

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Nimbus, Halifax, 1987, ISBN:0920852491:

Seller ID: 17317


ARBUCKLE, J. Graeme. Badges of the Canadian Navy. (Halifax, N.S.) : Nimbus Publishing Limited, (1987). First Edition. Pp (5),vi-xii,1-203,(10. With full-colour illustrations of the badges. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. "This book, written as a complement to Customs and Traditions of the Canadian Navy (Nimbs, 1984), features descriptions, and colour representations of the badges of HMC ships, naval air squadrons, reserve divisions, andnaval shore establishments and also gives an insight into the history of e ach ship." - from the dj. With a Preface by Rear-Admiral Fred J. Mi... View more info