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Warships 1860-1970 : A Collection of Naval Lore. signed in dj.

By: THORNTON, J.M. Crowsnest

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Douglas, David & Charles, Vancouver, 1973,:

Seller ID: 89690


THORNTON, J.M. Warships 1860-1970 : A Collection of Naval Lore. Vancouver :Douglas, David & Charles, (1973). First Canadian Edition. Printed in Great Britain. Pp 96. 8vo, red cloth. "In this compendium, the development of th e warship over nearly a century is highlighted in a fascinating series of informal line drawings. [...] Many curiosities are featured as subjects suchas ships that might have been, deception at sea, merchantmen at arms, wars hips in 'retirement' and vessels that switched colours." - dj. "The drawings originally appeared in the Royal Canadian Navy's now defunct ... View more info

Warships 1860-1970. 1st cdn in dj

By: THORNTON, J.M. Crowsnest

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Douglas, David & Charles, Vancouver, 1973,:

Seller ID: 42980


THORNTON, J.M. Warships 1860-1970 : A Collection of Naval Lore. Vancouver :Douglas, David & Charles, (1973). First Canadian Edition. Printed in Great Britain. Pp 96. 8vo, red cloth. "In this compendium, the development of th e warship over nearly a century is highlighted in a fascinating series of informal line drawings. [...] Many curiosities are featured as subjects suchas ships that might have been, deception at sea, merchantmen at arms, wars hips in 'retirement' and vessels that switched colours." - dj. "The drawings originally appeared in the Royal Canadian Navy's now defunct ... View more info

Warships of World War II. Part 2. Destroyers and Submarines of the Royal and Dominion Navies.

By: LENTON, H.T. COLLEDGE, J.J.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Ian Allan, London, 1962,:

Seller ID: 51909


LENTON, H.T. & J. J. COLLEGE. Warships of World War II: Part 2 : Destroyersand Submarines of the Royal and Dominion Navies. London : Ian Allan Ltd., (1962). Pp (2),3-81 [with page 81 being the inside rear cover]. Illustrated. Small 8vo, stapled cardcovers. The second of eight slim volumes ultimately collected and published together in 1964 as Lenton and College's Warshipsof World War II (L: Ian Allan, 1964; Pp 638; cf. Law 0948). Contents: Intr oduction; Pennant Numbers (Destroyers); The Old Destroyers; British Destroyer Development from 1918; Destroyers; Escort Destroyers; Ex. French Destroye... View more info

Warships, 1860-1970

By: THORNTON, J. M.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Arco Publishing Company, Inc., New York, 1973, ISBN:0668033193:

Seller ID: 63806


THORNTON, J. M. Warships, 1860-1970 : A Collection of Naval Lore. NY: Arco Publishing Company, Ltd., (1973). Pp. (1)-96. Illustrated. Large 8vo, red cloth with gilt lettering to spine. A collection of sketches of naval vessels of the world over the last 100 years, which originally appeared in the Canadian naval periodical Crowsnest. Some light wear to spine ends and edges,else vg. 25.00 View more info

Wavy Navy by Some Who Served. With a Foreword by Admiral of the Fleet Lord Cunningham of Hyndhope.

By: KERR, J. Lennox, and David JAMES (eds.) LAW, Anthony

Price: $75.00

Publisher: George G. Harrap, London , 1950,:

Seller ID: 94132


KERR, J. Lennox, and David JAMES (eds.). Wavy Navy by Some Who Served. Witha Foreword by Admiral of the Fleet Lord Cunningham of Hyndhope. London : G eorge G. Harrap & Co. Ltd., (1950). Second Printing. Pp [1]-263,(3), colourfrontis + 5 colour plates. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Inclu des two plates by Anthony Law. C. Anthony Law (1916-1996) was born in London, England, to Canadian parents, and settled in Halifax in the 1950s. Clothrubbed, wear to spine ends and corners, front inner hinge cracked, else go od. Signed without inscription to title page by David James, one of the edi... View more info

We Stand on Guard : Poems and Songs of Canadians in Battle. First Edition in dustjacket

By: COLOMBO, John Robert, (comp.) RICHARDSON, Michael, (comp.) ROHMER, Richard, (foreword)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Doubleday, 1985, ISBN:0385250029:

Seller ID: 67240


COLOMBO, John Robert and Michael RICHARDSON (comp.). We Stand on Guard : Poems and Songs of Canadians in Battle. Compiled by John Robert Colombo and Michael Richardson. Foreword by Richard Rohmer. [N.pl.] : (Doubleday, 1985).First Printing. Pp. (2),[iii]-xiii,(1),1-210. 8vo, blue cloth with white l ettering to spine. "We Stand on Guard is the first comprehensive collectionof the songs, poems, and verses of Canadians in battle. It brings together famous poems (like "In Flanders Fields"), well-loved songs (like "Mademois elle from Armentières"), and previously unpublished ve... View more info

Westcoasters : Boats that Built British Columbia. in dj

By: HENRY, Tom

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Harbour Publishing, Madeira Park, BC, 1998, ISBN:1550171909:

Seller ID: 28061


HENRY, Tom. Westcoasters : Boats that Built British Columbia. Maderia Park,BC: Harbour Publishing, (1998). Pp 192. Profousely illustrated. Cover pain ting of the tug Lorne and square rigger off the mouth of Juan de Fuca Strait by Robert McVittie. 4to, black cloth. "In these stories of fourteen boatsthat plied BC waters from 1792, when George Vancouver and his crew arrived in the Royal Navy sloop Discovery, Tom Henry brings BC's unique nautical h istory vividly to life." -from the dust jacket. Vessels included: Discovery; Beaver; William Irving; Lorne; Thermopylae;Beatrice; Columbia; Pr... View more info

Westcoasters : Boats that Built British Columbia. First Paperback.

By: HENRY, Tom

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Harbour Publishing, Madeira Park, BC, 2001, ISBN:1550172336:

Seller ID: 102772


HENRY, Tom. Westcoasters : Boats that Built British Columbia. Maderia Park,BC: Harbour Publishing, (1998). Pp 192. Profousely illustrated. Cover pain ting of the tug Lorne and square rigger off the mouth of Juan de Fuca Strait by Robert McVittie. 4to, black cloth. "Grand, harrowing, strange, touching and downright wacky, the story of the boats and ships of the British Columbia coast is integral to the history of the coast itself. In these storiesof fourteen boats that plied BC waters from 1792 when George Vancouver and his crew arrived in the Royal Navy sloop Discovery, Tom henry brings BC... View more info

Western Ontario and the American Frontier. no dj.

By: LANDON, Fred Relations of Canada and the United States) MARTIN, Chester, intro.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Ryerson Press and Yale University Press, Toronto and New Haven, 1941,:

Seller ID: 89260


LANDON, Fred. Western Ontario and the American Frontier. [Introduction by Chester Martin]. Toronto and New Haven: The Ryerson Press and Yale University Press, 1941. Pp. (8),[ix]-xvi,(2),[1]-305,(1). Map endpapers. 8vo, navy blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. A volume in the series: The Relations of Canada and the United States: A series of studies prepared under the direction of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, Division of Economics and History. James T. Shotwell, director. Contents: 1. Two Experiments in State Building; 2. The Early American Immigration; 3. The War of 181... View more info

Westward With The Prince Of Wales

By: NEWTON, W. Douglas

Price: $30.00

Publisher: D. Appleton and Company, New York / London , 1920,:

Seller ID: 5494


NEWTON, W. Douglas. Westward With The Prince of Wales. New York / London : D. Appleton and Company, 1920. Pp (6), vii-xi, 1-351, (1), portrait frontisoiece. 8vo, navy cloth. O'Dea 1717. Newfoundland pp 1-18. "St. John's Newfoundland, was the first city of the Western continent to see the Prince of Wales. It was also the first to label him with one of the affectionate, if inexplicable sobriquets that the West is so fond of." -p.1. A young woman, speaking dockside to a sailor, refers to the Prince as a "plush". Of interest for Newton's impressions. With sections on Belle Isle (7-... View more info

Wet and Dry : The Memoirs of a Naval Officer. First Edition

By: GREENISH, Geoffrey, Commander

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Brewin Books, Studley, Warwickshire, 2011, ISBN:9781858584799:

Seller ID: 110624


GREENISH, Geoffrey, Commander. Wet and Dry : The Memoirs of a Naval Officer. (Studley, Warwickshire) : Brewin Books, (2011). First Printing. Pp (4),5-96 + 8 pages of b&w photos. 8vo, photo-illustrated cardcovers. The late Geoffrey Harold Greenish (b. ca 1923 - d. January 14, 2013). "I spent all 47 years of my working life from the age of 17 to 65 in the service of my country and I can truthfully say that it was extremely varied, interesting and satisfying. These memoirs cover my professional career rather than my personal and family life, but there were times when the two became intertwine... View more info

When Canada's Navy Was Royal

By: DAVISON, Stan

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Winged Isle Yacht Ent, 1985,:

Seller ID: 41637


DAVISON, Stan. When Canada's Navy Was Royal. (Victoria, BC : Winged Isle Yacht Ent. Ltd.), [1985]. Pp 1-192. Small 8vo, ill. card covers. A collectionof cartoons and caricatures evoking life in the RCN in the Second World Wa r and after. Rubbed, creasing to spine, cocked, else vg. 10.00 View more info

Where Eagles Lie Fallen : The Crash of Arrow Air Flight 1285, Gander, Newfoundland.

By: COLLINS, Gary.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Flanker Press Limited, St. John's , 2010, ISBN:9781897317679:

Seller ID: 91549


COLLINS, Gary. Where Eagles Lie Fallen : The Crash of Arrow Air Flight 1285, Gander, Newfoundland. St. John's : Flanker Press Limited, 2010. First Printing. Pp (8),1-227,(5). Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated navy card covers. "Where Eagles Lie Fallen is celebrated master storyteller Gary Collins’s solemn tribute to the American servicemen and servicewomen who lost their livesaboard Arrow Air Flight 1285 when it crashed in Gander, Newfoundland, on D ecember 12, 1985.This is a story of a tremendous loss of life, of the 101stAirborne Division of the U.S. military – the world-renowned “Scre... View more info

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Where I Belong : Small Town to Great Big Sea. First Edition in dustjacket.

By: DOYLE, Alan.

Price: $16.50

Publisher: Doubleday Canada, Toronto, 2014, ISBN:9780385680363: 2014

Seller ID: 110158

ISBN: 0385680368


DOYLE, Alan. Where I Belong : Small Town to Great Big Sea. (Toronto) : Doubleday Canada, (2014). First Printing. Pp. (10),xi-xvi,(4),1-314,(2). With dozens of b&w photos in the text. Illustrated endpapers. 8vo, navy blue cloth spine, dark blue paper-covered boards, pressed decoration to front board, copper lettering to spine. Colour photo end-papers. Alan Thomas Doyle (born May 17, 1969, Petty Harbour, Newfoundland). "Singer-songwriter and front man of the great Canadian band Great Big Sea, Alan Doyle is a storyteller and a creative force. In 'Where I Belong... View more info

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Where the Water Meets the Land : The Story of the Halifax Harbour Waterfront. First Edition

By: BOILEAU, John

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Halifax Waterfront Development Corporation Limited, Halifax, 2007, ISBN:9780973883022: 2007

Seller ID: 75782

ISBN: 0973883022


BOILEAU, John. Where the Water Meets the Land : The Story of the Halifax Harbour Waterfront. (Halifax): Waterfront Development Corporation Limited / (Dartmouth, NS : Saltscapes Publishing Limited, (2007). Waterfront Development Corporation Limited 30th Anniversary Edition. First Edition. Pp. (6),vii-ix,10-80. Double column. Illustrated throughout. Oblong 8vo, photo-illustrated card covers with blue spine, white lettering to spine. John Boileau (b. 1945, Moncton, New Brunswick) long-serving Canadian miliary officer and author. "The waterfront is the historical core o... View more info

White Plumes Astern : The Short, Daring Life of Canada's MTB Flotilla. First Edition in dustjacket, Signed

By: LAW, C. Anthony

Price: $110.00

Publisher: Nimbus, Halifax, 1989, ISBN:0921054270:

Seller ID: 60482


LAW, Cdr. C. Anthony. White Plumes Astern : The Short, Daring Life of Canada's MTB Flotilla. (Halifax, Nova Scotia) : Nimbus Publishing Limited, (1989). First Edition. Pp (10),[5]-170. Illustrated with 42 b&w photos, and numerous other sketches and woodcuts in the text. 8vo, blue-green cloth, silverlettering to spine. C. Anthony "Tony' Law (born October 15, 1916 in London , England - d. 15 October 1996 at Williams Lake, Nova Scotia). "In this compelling book C. Anthony Law resurrects the history of the 29th Motor Torpedo Boat Flotilla, from its formation in Hythe, England, in February ... View more info

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White Plumes Astern : The Short, Daring Life of Canada's MTB Flotilla. First Edition in dustjacket.

By: LAW, C. Anthony. LAW, Anthony. SCOTT, Peter, foreword].

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Nimbus Publishing, Halifax, 1989, ISBN:0921054270: 1989

Seller ID: 16634

ISBN: 0921054270


LAW, Cdr. C. Anthony. White Plumes Astern : The Short, Daring Life of Canada's MTB Flotilla. (Halifax, Nova Scotia) : Nimbus Publishing Limited, (1989). First Edition. Pp (10),[5]-170. Illustrated with 42 b&w photos, and numerous other sketches and woodcuts in the text. 8vo, blue-green cloth, silver lettering to spine. C. Anthony "Tony' Law (born October 15, 1916 in London, England - d. 15 October 1996 at Williams Lake, Nova Scotia). "In this compelling book C. Anthony Law resurrects the history of the 29th Motor Torpedo Boat Flotilla, from its formation in Hythe, ... View more info

Who Dare To Live. 3rd Cdn in dj

By: WATT, Frederick B.

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Macmillan, 1943,:

Seller ID: 37057


WATT, Frederick B. Who Dare To Live. Tor.: Macmillan, 1943. Third Printing.Pp (8),1-68,(4). With portrait frontispiece. 8vo, blue cloth. Law 1830, Wa tters p.207, Rhodenizer p.934. A poetic tribute to North Atlantic convoys. "Scrawled on the backs of envelopes and signal pads, the poem grew for two years while its author, aboard hundreds of merchant vessels, pursued his duties as Naval Boarding Officer. Some of the passages written in convoy werepunctuated by the thump of underwater explosions." - from the dj. Owner's signature, slightly rubbed in chipped dj. 17.50 View more info

Who Dare To Live. 4th Cdn in dj

By: WATT, Frederick B.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Macmillan, Toronto, 1944,:

Seller ID: 66549


WATT, Frederick B. Who Dare To Live. Tor.: Macmillan, 1944. Fourth Printing. Pp (8),1-68,(4). With portrait frontispiece. 8vo, blue cloth. Law 1830, Watters p.207, Rhodenizer p.934. A poetic tribute to North Atlantic convoys."Scrawled on the backs of envelopes and signal pads, the poem grew for two years while its author, aboard hundreds of merchant vessels, pursued his d uties as Naval Boarding Officer. Some of the passages written in convoy were punctuated by the thump of underwater explosions." - from the dj. Gift inscription, else vg in slightly chipped dj. 20.00 View more info

Who Killed Surcouf? Second Edition, First Printing, Signed

By: YOUNG, George

Price: $20.00

Publisher: George Young, 1991,: 1991

Seller ID: 33952

ISBN: 0920454062


YOUNG, George. Who Killed Surcouf? Queensland, N.S.: George Young, (November 1991). First Printing of Second (Revised) Edition. "Printed by Halcraft Printers Inc., Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada".Pp (2),[i]-[x].9-107,(1). With 9 b&w photos as well as other illustrations in the text. 8vo (150 x 216 mm), pale blue stapled cardcovers, with red lettering and a black drawing of Surcouf on the front cover. George Young (b. 1924, Eastcote, Middlesex, England - d. March 9, 2002, Hubbards, Nova Scotia). "The untold story of the occupation of the Islands of... View more info