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Book of Mercy. First Edition in dustjacket.

By: COHEN, Leonard

Price: $125.00

Publisher: McClelland & Stewart, Toronto, 1984, ISBN:0771022069:

Seller ID: 280


COHEN, Leonard. Book of Mercy. (Toronto) : McClelland and Stewart, (1984). First Printing. [Pp. 112]. Unpaginated. 8vo (145 x 223 mm), navy cloth with gilt decoration to front board, gilt lettering to spine. Spadoni & Donnelly 3513. Leonard Norman Cohen (b. September 21, 1934, Montreal - d. November 7, 2016, Los Angeles). "These [fifty] contemporary psalms utter a passionate human cry of a man to his maker. They are brimming with praise, despair, anger, doubt, trust -- stolen from the heart of the modern world, yet in tones which resonate with an older devo... View more info

Book of the Ship. 1st US in dj

By: JACKSON, G. Gibbard THOMAS, Walter

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Robert M. McBride, New York, 0,:

Seller ID: 76608


JACKSON, G. GIBBARD. The Book of the Ship. New York: Robert M. McBride, [n.d.] First US Edition. Pp. [i]-viii,1-248. Illustrated with 13 leaves of colour plates + colour frontispiece and 32 pages of black and white plates, colour painting of liner on dustjacket by Walter Thomas. 8vo, patterned blue cloth with paper labels to spine and front. Chapters: 1. From Log to Three Decker; 2. The Great Days of Sail; 3. The Splendid Clippers; 4. The First Steamboats; 5. The Navy in Steam: Early Days; 6. The Modern Warship; 7. Coastwise Steamers; 8. The Smaller Steamships; 9. The Cunard and Anchor Lines; ... View more info

Border River. Indian File Book No.5. First Edition in dustjacket

By: BAILEY, Alfred Goldsworthy Indian File Book No.5

Price: $80.00

Publisher: McClelland & Stewart, Toronto , 1952,:

Seller ID: 116010


BAILEY, Alfred Goldsworthy. Border River. Toronto : McClelland & Stewart, 1952. First Edition. Pp (10),11-61,(3). 8vo, navy cloth spine, decorative paper-covered boards, with gilt lettering to spine. Watters p.11, Rhodenizer p.938, Laugher p.16, Spadoni & Donnelly 1392. Alfred Goldsworthy Bailey, OC, FRSC (b. March 18, 1905, Quebec City, Quebec – d. April 21, 1997, Fredericton, New Brunswick). No.5 in the Indian File series, with what amounts to an introduction by Malcolm Ross on the jacket flaps. Includes "Miramichi Lightning", "Best Seller" [blurbs, libidos, dust jackets], ... View more info

Brief History of the Navy. An article in Federation News, Vol. 9, No. 2, Spring, 1985

By: SMITH, Marilyn Gurney JACKSON, Anita ST CLAIR, James

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Federation of Nova Scotian Heritage, Halifax , 1985,:

Seller ID: 84779


SMITH, Marilyn Gurney. “A Brief History of the Navy.” An article in Federation News, Vol. 9, No. 2, Spring, 1985, pp 5-8 (with 5 photos including cover). Halifax : Federation of Nova Scotian Heritage, 1985. Pp 1-24. Illustrated. Double Column. 4to, illustrated yellow stapled card covers. Marilyn Gurney (b. February 3, 1948, Ottawa - d. March 21, 2018, Halifax) . Other contents : “Plants and Flowers in Nova Scotia Gardens” (by Anita Jackson); “McCully House Update” (by James St. Clair); and more. Very good. 15.00 View more info

Britain's Clandestine Submarines 1914-1915. First Edition in dustjacket.

By: SMITH, Gaddis

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Yale, 1964,: 1964

Seller ID: 109116


SMITH, Gaddis. Britain's Clandestine Submarines 1914-1915. New Haven and London : Yale University Press, 1964. First Edition. Pp (6),[v]-vi,(6),[1]-155,(7) + a 4-page section of illustrations. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Anderson, Submarines, Diving and the Underwater World: A Bibliography 1143, Paine, The Submarine Registry and Bibliography SM164. George Gaddis Smith (b. December 9, 1932, Newark, NJ), long-time Yale University historian. Yale Historical Publications, The Wallace Notestein Essays, 4. A study of British-American-Ca... View more info

British Protection

By: Navy Bill). EWART, John S.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Thorburn & Abbott, 1913,:

Seller ID: 21205


(Navy Bill). EWART, John S. British Protection. Ottawa : Thorburn & Abbott,(1913). Pp (15). 8vo, self-wraps. The Kingdom Papers No.12. Lacking rear c over, else vg. 15.00 View more info

British Warships 5th ed

By: LE FLEMING, H.M. Ian Allan ABC

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Ian Allan, London, 1960,:

Seller ID: 86430


Le FLEMING, H.M. British Warships. London: Ian Allan Ltd, (1960). Fifth Edition. Pp. [1]-63,(1). Illustrated. Small 8vo, illustrated stapled pink and blue card covers. A volume in the Ian Allan ABC series. Including ships of the R.A.N. (Royal Australian Navy), R.C.N. (Royal Canadian Navy), R.N.Z.N. (Royal New Zealand Navy), I.N. (Indian Navy), P.N. (Pakistan Navy), R.Cy.N.(Royal Ceylon Navy), R.M.N.(Royal Malayan Navy), S.A.N. (South African Nav y). Rubbed, else very good. 20.00 View more info

C'mon and Sing!

By: Canadian Y.M.C.A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Canadian Y.M.C.A., 1942,:

Seller ID: 87036


(Canadian Y.M.C.A.). C'mon and Sing! N.pl.: Canadian Y.M.C.A., n.d. [1940s]. Pp (2),[1]-50 including covers. Small 8vo, illustrated grey card covers, blue cloth tape spine. “The War Services Committee of the National Council of the Y.M.C.A.'s of Canada gratefully acknowledges the co-operation of publishers in permitting the use of valuable copyright lyrics in “C'mon and Sing” book of songs.” Of nautical interest : Hearts of Oak; Sons of the Sea; The Navy's Here; Three Cheers for the Lads of the Navy; The Sailor with theNavy Blue Eyes; What Shall We Do with a Drunken Sailor? Very good. ... View more info

Call to Arms for Matthew Hervey of the Light Dragoons. signed. 1st UK in dj.

By: MALLINSON, Allan Matthew Hervey series)

Price: $135.00

Publisher: Bantam Press, London, 2002, ISBN:0593047273:

Seller ID: 75481


MALLINSON, Allan. A Call to Arms [for Matthew Hervey of the Light Dragoons]. London: Bantam Press, (2002). First UK Printing. Pp. [i]-ix,(3),[1]-316, (8). Map endpapers. 8vo, navy blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. "Thelast two years have not been good ones for Matthew Hervey. His beloved wif e Henrietta is dead and, believing that he can no longer remain in the regiment where men like Lord Towcester can rise to command, he has turned his back on the Sixth. He is left kicking his heels in a corrupt and unruly England far removed from its once glorious past. 1819 sees Hervey in Rome w... View more info

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Campagnes et Stations sur les Cotes de l'Amerique du Nord

By: Du HAILLY, L. VNEECHOUT, Edouard Polydore

Price: $650.00

Publisher: E. Dentu, Editeur, Paris, 1864,:

Seller ID: 36540


Du HAILLY, L. (pseudonym of Edouard Polydore Vanéechout). Campagnes et Stations sur les Côtes de l'Amérique du Nord. Paris : E. Dentu, Éditeur, 1864. Pp (6),1-294,(4). Sm 8vo, brown leather spine, marbled boards, edges and endpapers. Not in Maillet. Contents : Les Américains sur l'Atlantique : I. New-York pendant la guerre; II. New-York et la société américaine; Les Américains sur le Pacifique : III. Premières années d'une ville de l'Union; IV. San-Francisco et la société californienne; V. Les mines d'or et l'émigration; VI. Les Acadiens et la Nouvelle-Écosse; Une Campagne dans ... View more info

Campaign of Amateurs : The Siege of Louisbourg, 1745

By: BAKER, Raymond F. Studies in Archaeology, Architecture and History series)

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Canadian Heritage, Parks Canada, Ottawa, 1995, ISBN:066016065x:

Seller ID: 71331


BAKER, Raymond F. A Campaign of Amateurs : The Siege of Louisbourg, 1745. (Ottawa) : Parks Canada, Canadian Heritage (1995). Pp. (2),3-79,(1). With a few b&w photos and other illustrations in the text. Double column. Oblong 8vo (241 x 184 mm), colour photo-illustrated stapled white card covers. In the Studies in Archaeology, Architecture and History series. Tennyson, Cape Bretoniana 510. "This work was originally published as "A Campaign of Amateurs : The Siege of Louisbourg, 1745" in Canadian Historic Sites: OccasionalPapers in Archaeology and History, No. 18; Contributions from t... View more info

Canada 1934 : The Official Handbook of Present Conditions and Recent Progress

By: Canada - Handbook). STEVENS, H.H.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Dominion Bureau of Statistics, Ottawa, 1934,:

Seller ID: 103506


(Canada - Handbook). Canada 1934 : The Official Handbook of Present Conditions and Recent Progress. Published by Authority of the Hon. H.H. Stevens, M.P., Minister of Trade and Commerce. Ottawa : Dominion Bureau of Statistics, (1934). Pp (4),3-192, + 1 folding maps. Illustrated. Maps. Index. 8vo, brown card covers with blue lettering to front cover, navy lettering to spine. Contents : 1. The Physiography of Canada and Its Influence on the Settlement of the Country; 2. Salient Events of Canadian History to the Outbreak of the Great War; 3. Wealth, Production and Income -- Capital Investments; 4... View more info

Canada 1935 : The Official Handbook of Present Conditions and Recent Progress

By: Canada - Handbook). HANSON, R.B., foreword.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Dominion Bureau of Statistics, Ottawa, 1935,:

Seller ID: 107122


(Canada - Handbook). Canada 1935 : The Official Handbook of Present Conditions and Recent Progress. Foreword by R.B. Hanson, Minister of Trade and Commerce. Ottawa : Dominion Bureau of Statistics, (1935). Pp (4),3-192, + 1 folding maps. Blue-toned illustrations. Maps. Index. 8vo, grey card covers with blue lettering to front cover, navy lettering to spine. Contents : 1. The Territorial Evolution ofi Canada; 2. Population -- Births, Deaths and Marraiges -- Immigration -- Aboriginal Races; 3. Wealth, Production and Income-- Capital Investments; 4. Agriculture; 5. The Forest Wealth of Canada -- L... View more info

Canada : Symbols of Sovereignty : An investigation of the arms and seals borne and used from the earliest times to the present in connection with public authority in and over Canada, along with consideration of some connected flags. First Edition in

By: SWAN, Conrad

Price: $30.00

Publisher: University of Toronto Press, Toronto, 1977, ISBN:0802053467:

Seller ID: 17104


SWAN, Conrad. Canada : Symbols of Sovereignty : An investigation of the arms and seals borne and used from the earliest times to the present in connection with public authority in and over Canada, along with consideration of some connected flags. Toronto : University of Toronto Press, (1977). First Edition. Pp (6),[vii]-xiv,(26),[1]-272,(2). Illustrated. 8vo, navy cloth. Not in Tennyson. Newfoundland pp.85-97; Nova Scotia and Cape Breton Island pp.121-140; Prince Edward Island pp.141-148; New Brunswick pp.149-159. Very good in edgeworn dustjacket. 30.00 View more info

Canada : The Foundations of Its Future. in slipcase

By: LEACOCK, Stephen

Price: $40.00

Publisher: 1941,:

Seller ID: 14815


LEACOCK, Stephen. Canada : The Foundations of Its Future. Illustrated by Canadian Artists. Montreal : Privately Printed, 1941. Pp (16),[xvii]-xxx,[1]-257,(13). Lg 8vo, navy and blue cloth, in slipcase. Spadoni A92a. Fine in lightly worn slipcase. 40.00 View more info

Canada and the Far East 1940-1953. Issued under the auspices of the Canadian Institute of International Affairs and the Institute of Pacific Relations.

By: ANGUS, H.F.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: University of Toronto Press / Canadian Institute of International Affairs / Institute of Pacific, Toronto , 1953,:

Seller ID: 96533


ANGUS, H.F. Canada and the Far East 1940-1953. Issued under the auspices ofthe Canadian Institute of International Affairs and the Institute of Pacif ic Relations. Toronto : University of Toronto Press, 1953. Pp [i]-x,[1]-129,(5). Index. 8vo, navy cloth, silver lettering to spine. “This book brings together and interprets the information relating to Canada's contacts with Asiatic countries since the beginning of the Second World War. Lucidly written and freshly presented, it will be of great interest to everyone concerned with international affairs. As Canada's policies in the Far East and S... View more info

Canada and the Great War : Western Front Association Papers. Signed paperback.

By: BUSCH, Briton C., (ed.). ARMSTRONG, John Griffith. PARSONS, W. David. SARTY, Roger.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: McGill-Queens University Press, Montreal and Kingston, 2003, ISBN:077352570x:

Seller ID: 100489


BUSCH, Briton C., (ed.). Canada and the Great War : Western Front Association Papers. Edited by Briton C. Busch. Montreal and Kingston : McGill-QueensUniversity Press, (2003). First Paperback Printing. Pp. (4),[v]-xiv,(2),[3 ]-240,(2). 8vo, illustrated white and black card covers. Of nautical interest: 6. John Griffith Armstrong's "Letters from Halifax: Reliving the Halifax Explosion through the Eyes of My Grandfather, a Sailor in the Royal Canadian Navy" (pp. 93-121); 7. Roger Sarty's "The Origins of Canada - US Defence Cooperation: The Naval Defence of the Northwest Atlantic, 191... View more info

Canada at War. No. 34 : Special Pictorial Edition.

By: Canada - Wartime Information Board

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Edmond Cloutier, Ottawa, 1944,:

Seller ID: 86125


(Wartime Information Board). Canada at War. No. 34 : Special Pictorial Edition. Issued by Wartime Information Board in March, 1944. Ottawa : Edmond Cloutier, 1944. Pp [1]-79,(1) including covers. 8vo, illustrated brown stapled wrappers. Includes a section on “The Navy” (pp 11-20). Spine browned, else very good. 15.00 View more info

Canada Fights : An American Democracy at War. First Canadian Edition.

By: DAFOE, John W., (ed.)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Reginald Saunders, Toronto, 1941,: 1941

Seller ID: 91135


DAFOE, John W., (ed.). Canada Fights : An American Democracy at War. Toronto : S.J. Reginald Saunders, (1941). First Canadian Edition. Printed in the US. With a Farrar & Rinhart device of verso of title-page. Pp. (4),[v]-vi,(2),[1]-280. 8vo, grey cloth with green lettering to spine, top edge dyed green. John Wesley Dafoe (b. March 8, 1866, Combermere, Ontario – d. January 9, 1944, Winnipeg) was a Canadian journalist and author. Rhodenizer p.667. Written by Dafoe, Bruce Hutchison, Grant Dexter, Dr. Percy Corbett, George V. Ferguson, and B.... View more info

Canada in World Affairs : [Vol.3] September 1941 to May 1944. in dj.

By: LINGARD, C. Cecil. and Reginald G. TROTTIER TROTTIER, Reginald G.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press / Canadian Institute of International Affairs., Toronto, 1950,:

Seller ID: 61763


LINGARD, C. Cecil, and Reginald G. TROTTER. Canada in World Affairs : September 1941 to May 1944, Toronto : Oxford University Press, 1950. Issued under the auspices of the Canadian Institute of International Affairs. Pp [i]-xii,1-320. Index. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Volume III in the Canada in World Affairs series. Of nautical interest : Section III, Chapter 7. The Royal Canadian Navy, 1943-44 (pp 173-176). General Contents : I. Canada's Position Prior to Pearl Harbor. 1. Internal Progress in War Industry. 2. Extension of Economic Controls. 3. Economic Relations with the Unite... View more info