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Why the Chimes Rang: An Old Christmas Legend

By: Anonymous

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Charles Bush Limited, Toronto, 1941,: 1941

Seller ID: 78317


Anonymous. Why the Chimes Rang : An Old Christmas Legend. Pp. (10) 9-21 (5). Toronto, &c : Charles Bush Limited, Privately Printed, 1941. 12mo (122 x 157 mm), navy blue paper-covered boards with off-white spine, with silver lettering to front. An illustrated Christmas story, introduction by William T. Merry & Wilfrid C. Kettlewell. The author seems to be the American author Raymond Macdonald Alden (b. 1873, New Hartford, N.Y. – d. 1924). The story of a grand old church with beautiful chimes which mysteriously ring out every Christmas Eve whenever someone ... View more info

Wild Old Man on the Road. First Edition in dustjacket.

By: CALLAGHAN, Morley.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Stoddart, Toronto, 1988, ISBN:0773721924:

Seller ID: 104644


CALLAGHAN, Morley. A Wild Old Man on the Road. (Toronto): Stoddart, (1988).First Printing. Pp. (6),1-181,(5). 8vo, navy blue cloth with gilt letterin g to spine. The venerable Canadian author's final novel. "There are all kinds of betrayal, but the greatest comes from within oneself, which is alwaysa betrayal of youth. It is in our youth that we get a glimpse of our true nature, of what we ought to be, and even must be. But an aging man, like Jeremy Monk, gets rattled. With the vanity that comes with age, he feels overlooked, denied his place in the sun and the power of public acclaim. Rea... View more info

William Hall : Winner of the Victoria Cross. First Edition

By: PACHAI, Bridglal. HALL, William Hall Famous Canadians series.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Four East Publications Ltd., Tantallon, N.S., 1995, ISBN:0920427359:

Seller ID: 94504


PACHAI, Bridglal. William Hall : Winner of the Victoria Cross. (Tantallon, Nova Scotia : Four East Publications Ltd., 1995). First Edition. Pp [1]-40,(1). Illustrated. Maps. 8vo, illustrated green cardcovers, blank spine. In the Famous Canadians series. “William Hall was – the first Canadian seaman,the first Nova Scotian and the first person of African descent – to be awa rded the Victoria Cross. This is the story of a remarkable Canadian hero who came from a humble background in rural Nova Scotia. He had a most distinguished career in the Royal Navy and was awarded the British Empire's ... View more info

William Kirby. no dj

By: KIRBY, William). RIDDELL, William Renwick Makers of Canadian Literature RIDDELL, William Renwick

Price: $30.00

Publisher: 1923,:

Seller ID: 37761


(KIRBY, William). RIDDELL, William Renwick. William Kirby. Tor.: Ryerson Press, (1923). Presumed First. Pp 176. Tipped-in Portrait. Sm 8vo, navy clothwith author's signature gilt to front board. In the Makers of Canadian Lit erature series. Vg. 30.00 View more info

William Scoresby: Arctic Scientist First Edition in dustjacket.

By: STAMP, Tom STAMP, Cordelia Marquis of Normanby (foreword)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Caedmon of Whitby Press, Whitby, England, 1975, ISBN:0905355008:

Seller ID: 49835


STAMP, Tom and Cordelia. William Scoresby : Arctic Scientist. Foreword by the most honourable the Marquis of Normanby. Whitby, England : Caedmon of Whitby Press, (1975). First Edition. Pp. (i)-xii, (1)-253, [3], including portrait frontispiece and several illustrations. 8vo, blue cloth, no letteringto spine. William Scoresby (b. October 5, 1789 at Cropton, near Pickering, Yorkshire - d. March 21, 1857, Torquay) English Arctic explorer, scientist and Church of England clergyman. "Through carefully selected quotation, li nked by lively and well informed commentary, the Stamps describe the co... View more info

Windsorian 1949-50. Vol. 47, No. 1

By: King's College School - Windsor - Nova Scotia

Price: $30.00

Publisher: King's College School, Windsor, 1950,:

Seller ID: 86344


(King's College School - Windsor - Nova Scotia). The Windsorian 1949-50. [Vol. 47, No. 1]. [Windsor, NS: King's College School], June 1950. Pp [1]-76,(30). Illustrated. 8vo, blue printed card covers, navy titles to front. A regular publication by King's College School, with stories about the activities of past and present students, sporting events and general life at the school. Very good. 30.00 View more info

Wings Over the Navy

By: Music) MERCER, Johnny WARREN, Harry, music

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Canadian Music Sales Corp., 1938,:

Seller ID: 21355


(Music). Wings Over the Navy. Words by Johnny Mercer. Music by Harry Warren. Tor.: Canadian Music Sales Corp. Ltd., (copyright 1938). Pp (6). 4to, self wraps. Illustrated front cover. Spine torn at crease, rubbed, else vg. 15.00 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

With Many Voices : Memoirs of a Sailor. Volume I : The Dark Broad Seas. Volume II : The Thunder and the Sunshine. Two Volumes in dustjackets.

By: BROCK, Jeffry V.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: McClelland & Stewart, 1981,:

Seller ID: 16034


BROCK, Jeffry V. With Many Voices : Memoirs of a Sailor. Volume I : The Dark Broad Seas. Volume II : The Thunder and the Sunshine. (Toronto) : McClelland and Stewart, (1981-1983). First Printings. Pp (10),11-275,(1); (10),11-384. 8vo, navy cloth spine (vol.1), maroon cloth (vol.2). "Witrh superb narrative skill and lively wit, the author describes his experiences as a commander of escort groups in the U-boat-ridden Atlantic of World War II. Whether transporting explosives, dealing with drunken officers, navigating through hurricanes, or coping with the naval hierarchy, he paints a vivid pi... View more info

Word for Home. 1st Cdn pr. in dj

By: CLARK, Joan

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Penguin / Viking, Toronto, 2002, ISBN:0670911216:

Seller ID: 73393


CLARK, Joan. The Word for Home. (Toronto) : Penguin / Viking, (2002). FirstPrinting. Pp [i]-xi,(1),1-286,(6). 8vo, navy cloth spine, grey boards. Joa n Clark was born in Liverpool, N.S. and now resides in St.John's, Newfoundland. A juvenile story for ages 10 and up. "A moving story, set in pre-Confederation Newfoundland, of one girl's quest to save her family - and to finda home." - from the dj. Vg-fine in clean, crisp, unclipped dj. Signed and inscribed by Clark on the title page. 25.00 View more info

Word for Home. 2nd Cdn pr. in dj

By: CLARK, Joan

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Penguin / Viking, Toronto, 2002,:

Seller ID: 49107


CLARK, Joan. The Word for Home. (Tor.) : Penguin / Viking, (2002). Second Printing. Pp [i]-xi,(1),1-286,(6). 8vo, navy cloth spine, grey boards. Joan Clark was born in Liverpool, N.S. and now resides in St.John's, Newfoundland. A juvenile story for ages 10 and up. "A moving story, set in pre-Confederation Newfoundland, of one girl's quest to save her family - and to find ahome." - from the dj. Vg-fine in dj. 15.00 View more info

Workfare: Why Good Social Policy Ideas Go Bad

By: QUAID, Maeve

Price: $20.00

Publisher: University of Toronto Press, 2002, ISBN:0802081010:

Seller ID: 63774


QUAID, Maeve. Workfare: Why Good Social Policy Ideas Go Bad. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, (2002). Pp. 244. 8vo, navy card covers. The author discusses the idea of "workfare", a policy which obliges a welfare recipient to participate in training or public work in order to receive benefits, and the problems that arise when the system is not closely observed. Vg. $20.00 View more info

World's War Events : Recorded by Statesmen, Commanders, Historians, and MenWho Fought or Saw the Great Campaigns. 3 vols.

By: REYNOLDS, Francis J. and Allen L. CHURCHILL (comp. and ed.) CHURCHILL, Allen L. (comp. and ed.)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: P. F. Collier & Son, Company, New York, 1919,:

Seller ID: 63063


REYNOLDS, Francis J. and Allen L. CHURCHILL (comp. and ed.). World's War Events : Recorded by Statesmen, Commanders, Historians, and Men Who Fought orSaw the Great Campaigns. Compiled and edited by Francis J. Reynolds and Al len L. Churchill. In Three Volumes. NY: P. F. Collier & Son, Company, (1919). Pp. 383, frontis. ; 384, frontis. ; 384, frontis., + 1 folding map. 8vo,forest green cloth with black decoration to front and black lettering to s pine. Of nautical interest: 1:9: The Falkland Sea Fight, 1:10: Cruise of the Emden, 1:15: Sinking of the Lusitania, 2:2: The Battle of Jutland Bank, 2... View more info

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Young Canada : An Illustrated Annual For Boys throughout the English-speaking World

By: Young Canada

Price: $75.00

Publisher: William Briggs, Toronto, 1919,:

Seller ID: 46638


Young Canada. Young Canada : An Illustrated Annual For Boys throughout the English-speaking World . Fortieth Annual Volume. Toronto: William Briggs, 1919. Pp. 320. Full colour folding frontis depicting the surrender of the German fleet in 1918, [10] full page illustrations and [8] separate plates. Triple column. 4to, blue ill. cloth. Of nautical interest: The Fastest Submarines in the World : Some facts about the British "K" boats, "Eyes" of the Fleet : Something about seaplanes and their work and Food, Ships, Raiders and U-Boats by H. Vicars Lobb; Down Stream on an Ice-pack : ... View more info

Younger Ones : A Novel of Canada. signed. ex-lib in dj.

By: JORDAN, John

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Pageant Press, New York, 1952,:

Seller ID: 74186


JORDAN, John. The Younger Ones : A Novel of Canada. New York: Pageant Press, (1952). First US Printing. Pp. (6),1-217,(1). 8vo, red cloth with black lettering to spine. An historical novel by the Quebec-born author. At the time of publication, Jordan was affiliated with the United Services Instituteof Nova Scotia, as well as the Royal Canadian Navy Sailing Association. Ex -library (pouch, stamps, tape ghosts, spine sticker, &c.), else vg in rubbed, chipped, creased, spine-stickered dj. Signed without inscription by Jordan on the title page. 20.00 View more info