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Naval Wars in the Baltic During the Sailing-Ship Epoch 1522-1850

By: ANDERSON, R.C

Price: $350.00

Publisher: C. Gilbert-Wood, London, 1910,:

Seller ID: 41057


ANDERSON, R.C. Naval Wars in the Baltic During the Sailing-Ship Epoch 1522-1850. London: C. Gilbert-Wood, 1910. First Edition. Pp (4),[v]-vi,(2),[1]-423,(1), XVII leaves plates. 8vo, blue cloth, t.e.g., gilt lettering to spine. "I have dealt with the subject in detail from the year 1563 to the end of the Napoleonic wars in 1815, and have, for the sake of completeness, sketched in outline the course of events between 1522 and 1563 and between 1815and 1850. Throughout I have endeavoured to give as much detailed informati on as possible, but have purposely refrained from any discussion of the... View more info

Navies in Exile. First American Edition

By: DIVINE, A.D.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Dutton, New York, 1944,:

Seller ID: 23401


DIVINE, A.D. Navies in Exile. New York : Dutton, 1944. First U.S. Edition. Pp 264 + 12 p. of plates. 8vo, grey cloth. Law 1551. Poland (pp.9-64), Norway (pp.65-115), Netherlands (pp.116-167), France (pp.168-202 [includes the Surcouf, with mentions of Newfoundland and St.Pierre, p.196]), Yugoslavia (pp.203-211), Belgium (pp.212-213), Denmark (pp.214-215), and Greece (pp.216-249). With index. Very good. 40.00 View more info

Navies in Exile. First Edition in dustjacket

By: DIVINE, A.D.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: John Murray, London, 1944,:

Seller ID: 28845


DIVINE, A.D. Navies in Exile. London : John Murray, ([May] 1944). First Edition. Pp 194 + 14 p of plates. 8vo, tan cloth. Law 1551. Poland (pp.9-64), Norway (pp.65-115), Netherlands (pp.116-167), France (pp.168-202 [includes the Surcouf, with mentions of Newfoundland and St.Pierre, p.196]), Yugoslavia (pp.203-211), Belgium (pp.212-213), Denmark (pp.214-215), and Greece (pp.216-249). With index. With an Ealing, July 1944 acquisition note. Very good in very good dustjacket. 50.00 View more info

Norden : A Guide to Scandinavian Genealogical Research in the Digital World. First Edition, Paperback.

By: JURA, Art.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Picton Press, Rockport, Maine, 2003, ISBN:0897254600:

Seller ID: 114010


JURA, Art. Norden : A Guide to Scandinavian Genealogical Research in the Digital World. Rockport, Maine : Picton Press, (October 2003). First Printing. Pp. (40,v-xii,1-115,(1). 8vo, map-illustrated white card covers with brown lettering to front cover and spine. "Here is a guidebook that not only delves deeply into traditional Scandinavian history and genealogy, but also has been expanded to include all of the Nordic nations, peoples, and autonomous regions. These include Sweden, Finland, Denmark, Norway, Iceland, Greenland, The Faroe Islands, Aland, and the Lappish peoples of Sapmi. Among... View more info

North West to Hudson Bay : The Life and Times of Jens Munk. First Edition

By: HANSEN, Thorkild MUNK, Jens. MCFARLANE, James, trans. LYNCH, John, trans.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Collins, 1970,:

Seller ID: 72757


HANSEN, Thorkild. North West to Hudson Bay : The Life and Times of Jens Munk. Translated by James McFarlane and John Lynch. London : Collins, 1970. First Edition. Pp (8),9-348,(4). Illustrations in the text. Maps. 8vo, grey cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Thorkild Hansen (b. January 9, 1927, Ordrup,Denmark – d. February 4, 1989 in the Caribbean). A full biography of the g reat Danish explorer interweaving his persistent, fruitless quest for the northern passage to India with the political intrigues of the Danish court. "For centuries the ice-floes of the Arctic claimed as victims countle... View more info

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North West to Hudson Bay : The Life and Times of Jens Munk. First Edition in dustjacket.

By: HANSEN, Thorkild MUNK, Jens. MCFARLANE, James, trans. LYNCH, John, trans.

Price: $70.00

Publisher: Collins, London, 1970,:

Seller ID: 32461


HANSEN, Thorkild. North West to Hudson Bay : The Life and Times of Jens Munk. Translated by James McFarlane and John Lynch. London : Collins, 1970. First Edition. Pp (8),9-348,(4). Illustrations in the text. Maps. 8vo, grey cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Thorkild Hansen (b. January 9, 1927, Ordrup,Denmark – d. February 4, 1989 in the Caribbean). A full biography of the g reat Danish explorer interweaving his persistent, fruitless quest for the northern passage to India with the political intrigues of the Danish court. "For centuries the ice-floes of the Arctic claimed as victims countle... View more info

Northern Antiquities or, An Historical Account of the Manners, Custom,, Religion, and Laws, Maritime Expeditions and Discoveries, Language and Literature of the Ancient Scandinavians, (Danes, Swedes, Norwegians, and Icelanders)

By: MALLET, M. Percy, Bp. trans. SCOTT, Walter, Sir. baxter

Price: $90.00

Publisher: Bell, 1878,:

Seller ID: 392


MALLET, M. Northern Antiquities or, An Historical Account of the Manners, Custom, Religion, and Laws, Maritime Expeditions and Discoveries, Language and Literature of the Ancient Scandinavians, (Danes, Swedes, Norwegians, andIcelanders) with Incidental Notices respecting our Saxon Ancestors. Transl ated from the French of M. Mallet by Bishop Percy. New Edition Revised Throughout, and Considerably Enlarged; with a translation of the Prose Edda from the original old norse text and notes critical and explanatory by I.A.Blackwell. London: George Bell and Sons, 1878. Pp 578, plus publ. cat's. Baxte... View more info

Northern Development, Northern Security . First Edition

By: ORVIK, Nils

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Queen's University, Centre for International Relations, Kingston, Ontario, 1983, ISBN:0919827519:

Seller ID: 108067


ØRVIK, Nils. Northern Development, Northern Security. Kingston, Ontario : Centre for International Relations, Queen's University, 1983. . First Edition. Pp (2),[i]-ii,[1]-196. Some small maps in text. 8vo, two-tone blue cardcovers. No. 1-83 in the Northern Studies Series. Contents : Part I - Northern Development : Towards a Theory of Northern Development; The Northern Power Triangle [The Transportaion Prpblem - The Arctic Pilot Project (APP)]; Northern Compromise and the Greenland Connection [A Northern Compromise Tradition - Greenland and the European Community - Denmark - Greenalnd and The ... View more info

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Oil and Amulets : Inuit : A People United at the Top of the World. First Edition, hardcover in dustjacket

By: LAURITZEN, Philip Buehler, R.E. ed

Price: $60.00

Publisher: 1983

Seller ID: 19203

ISBN: 0919519431


LAURITZEN, Philip. Oil and Amulets : Inuit: A People United at the Top of the World. [St. John's] : Breakwater Books Ltd., (1983). First Edition. Pp (8),i-viii,(2),1-274,(8). With many b&w illustrations and a few maps in the text. 8vo (160 x 237 mm), blue cloth, with gilt lettering to spine. Jacket photo by Sherman Hines. Edited by R.E. Buehler. Originally published as Olie og amuletter: 1 Knud Rasmussens slaedspor by Informations Forlag, Copenhagen, Denmark, in 1979. A Breakwater Book in the Arctic and Northern Life Series. ... View more info

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Oil and Amulets : Inuit : A People United at the Top of the World. First Edition, Paperback

By: LAURITZEN, Philip Buehler, R.E. ed

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Breakwater Books, 1983, ISBN:0919519431: 1983

Seller ID: 17699

ISBN: 0919519431


LAURITZEN, Philip. Oil and Amulets. Inuit : A People United at the Top of the World. [St. John's]: Breakwater Books Ltd., (1983). Pp (8),i-viii,(2),1-274,(8). With many b&w illustrations and a few maps in the text. 8vo (152 x 228 mm), photo-illustrated yellow cardcovers, with black lettering to spine. Cover photo by Sherman Hines. Edited by R.E. Buehler. A Breakwater Book in the Arctic and Northern Life Series. Philip Lauritzen (b. March 9, 1947, Copenhagen - d. August 20, 1996, Hovedstaden, Denmark ) was living in Nuuk, Greenland at the time of... View more info

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Old Tales from the North. pb.

By: NIELSEN, Kay, illus

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Seattle Book Company, Seattle, 1975,:

Seller ID: 34426


NIELSEN, Kay, illustrator. Old Tales from the North. (Seattle) : The Seattle Book Company, (1975). Pp 31. Illustrated, with 4 tipped-in colour plates.8vo, printed card covers. Kay Rasmus Nielsen (b. March 12, 1886, Copenhage n – d. June 21, 1957, Los Angeles) was a Danish illustrator Small nick to head of spine, slightly rubbed, faint stain to fore edge, price sticker on rear, else very good. 50.00 View more info

Ole Flyver Over Atlanterhavet.

By: MANN, Erika.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Gyldendalske Boghandel – Nordisk Forlag, Kobenhavn / Cpoenhagen, 1934,:

Seller ID: 79996


MANN, Erika. Ole Flyver Over Atlanterhavet. Kobenhavn : Gyldendalske Boghandel – Nordisk Forlag, MCMXXXIV [1934]. Pp [1]-108. 8vo, blue cloth spine, gilt lettering to spine, illustrated paper covered boards. A Danish juvenilestory about crossing the Atlantic by airship. In Danish. Spine sunned, fad ed and with a small stain, boards rubbed, edgeworn and with some chipping to front board, pencilled name, else very good. 25.00 View more info

On the Alternation of Generations; or, The Propagation and Development of Animals through Alternate Generations: A Peculiar Form of Fostering the Young in the Lower Classes of Animals. First English Edition.

By: STEENSTRUP, Johannes J.S.

Price: $300.00

Publisher: The Ray Society, London:, 1845,: 1845

Seller ID: 110411


STEENSTRUP, Johannes J.S. On the Alternation of Generations; or, The Propagation and Development of Animals through Alternate Generations: A Peculiar Form of Fostering the Young in the Lower Classes of Animals. By Joh. Japetus Sm. Steenstrup, Lecturer in the Academy in Söro [Sorø]. Translated from the German version of C. H. Lorenzen, by George Busk. London : The Ray Society, London:, 1845. First English Edition. Pp (4),[v]-vii,(1),1-132,(2),[3]-24 + three folding lithographic plates. 8vo, original green pressed cloth, with gilt Ray Society device on front board, gilt lettering to spi... View more info

On Tycho's Island : Tycho Brahe and His Assistants, 1570-1601. First Edition in dustjacket.

By: CHRISTIANSON, John Robert. BRAHE, Tycho).

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 2000, ISBN:052165081x:

Seller ID: 108806


(BRAHE, Tycho). CHRISTIANSON, John Robert. On Tycho's Island : Tycho Brahe and His Assistants, 1570-1601. (Cambridge): Cambridge University Press, (2000). First Printing. Pp. (6),vii-xii,(2),3-451,(1). With 64 illustrations. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to front board and spine. "Tycho Brahe (1546-1601), the premier patron-practitioner of science in sixteenth-century Europe, established a new role of scientist as administrator, active reformer, and natural philosopher. This book explores his wide range of activities,which encompass much more than his reputed role of astrononmer. Christi... View more info

Only Victor. 1st Cdn in dj.

By: KENT, Alexander

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Stoddart, Toronto, 1990,:

Seller ID: 16597


KENT, Alexander. The Only Victor. (Toronto): Stoddart, (1990). First Canadian Edition. Pp. (10),1-340,(2). 8vo, blue cloth covers with gilt lettering to spine. "In February 1806 the frigate carrying Vice-Admiral Sir Richard Bolitho drops anchor of the shores of southern Africa. It is only four months since the resounding victory over the combined Franco-Spanish fleet at Trafalgar, and the death of England's greatest naval hero. Bolitho's instructions are to assist in hastening the campaign in Africa, where an expeditionary force is attempting to recapture Cape Town from the Dutch. [...] A ... View more info

Only Victor. First Canadian Edition in dustjacket, Signed.

By: KENT, Alexander

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Stoddart, Toronto, 1990, ISBN:0773723897:

Seller ID: 75760


KENT, Alexander. The Only Victor. (Toronto): Stoddart, (1990). First Canadian Edition. Pp. (10),1-340,(2). 8vo, blue cloth covers with gilt lettering to spine. "In February 1806 the frigate carrying Vice-Admiral Sir Richard Bolitho drops anchor of the shores of southern Africa. It is only four months since the resounding victory over the combined Franco-Spanish fleet at Trafalgar, and the death of England's greatest naval hero. Bolitho's instructions are to assist in hastening the campaign in Africa, where an expeditionary force is attempting to recapture Cape Town from the Dutch. [...] A ... View more info

Oslo and Paris Commissions : The First Decade.: : International Co-operation in Protecting Our Marine Environment.

By: van der BURGT, Cees, (ed.)

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Oslo and Paris Commissions, London , 1972, ISBN:0946956081:

Seller ID: 105207


van der BURGT, Cees, (ed.). The Oslo and Paris Commissions : The First Decade. London : Oslo and Paris Commissions, (1984). "Printed in England for the Oslo and Paris Commissions by The Chameleon Press Limited". Pp (8),ix-x,1-377,(3). Tables, maps, diagrams in text. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to front & spine. Cover and the half-title add : International Co-operation in Protecting Our Marine Environment. Foreword by Rakel Surlien. Chapters :1. The Birth of a Treaty; 2. The Oslo and Paris Commissions: History and P rogress (1974-1974); 3. Belgium; 4. Denmark; 5. Finland; 6. France;... View more info

Patronage and Institutions : Science, Technology and Medicine at the European Court 1500-1750. First Edition in dustjacket

By: MORAN, Bruce T., (ed.) CORMACK, Lesley B.

Price: $90.00

Publisher: Boydell Press, Woodbridge, Suffolk, 1991, ISBN:0851152756: 1991

Seller ID: 110376

ISBN: 0851152756


MORAN, Bruce T., (ed.). Patronage and Institutions : Science, Technology and Medicine at the European Court 1500-1750. (Woodbridge, Suffolk) : The Boydell Press, (1991). First Edition. Pp (6),1-261,(5). Illustrated. 8vo, green cloth, silver lettering to spine. Contents : Introduction (by Bruce T. Moran); The Economy of Scientific Exchange in Early Modern Italy (by Paula Findlen); Court, Academy, and Printing House : Patronage and Scientific Careers in late renaissance Italy (by William Eamon); Patronage of mechanics andtheories of impact in sixteenth-century Ital... View more info

Pierced Hearts and True Love : An Illustrated History of the Origin and Development of European Tattooing and a Survey of its Present State. Second Printing, Hardcover.

By: EBENSTEN, Hanns

Price: $70.00

Publisher: Derek Verschoyle, London, 1954,: 1954

Seller ID: 113446


EBENSTEN, Hanns. Pierced Hearts and True Love : An Illustrated History of the Origin and Development of European Tattooing and a Survey of its Present State. London : Derek Verschoyle, 13 Park Place, (January 1954). Second Impression. Pp [1]-94,(2), colour frontispiece + 8 pages of plates. Other illustrations in the text. 8vo, brick-orange cloth, gilt to front board & spine. Hanns Ebensten (b. November 28, 1923, Germany - d. July 24, 2006, .Key West, Florida). "The first book in English on the intricacies of modern tatooing; in breadth it ranges from the tattoos fo... View more info

Pilots : Canadian Stories from the Cockpit. First Edition in dustjacket

By: MELADY, John

Price: $25.00

Publisher: McClelland & Stewart, Inc., Toronto, 1989, ISBN:0771058632: 1989

Seller ID: 113654

ISBN: 0771058632


MELADY, John. Pilots : Canadian Stories from the Cockpit. (Toronto) : McClelland & Stewart, Inc., (1989). First Edition. Pp (8),ix-xi,(1),13-269,(3),+ 16 pages of plates. Index. 8vo, blue cloth, black lettering to spine. John Melady (b. September 12, 1938, Seaforth, Ontario). "This is the story of flying in Canada - told by the men and women who have lived it, the pilots. The story begins with John McCurdy's history-making flight in the Silver Dart over the frozen shores of Lake Bras d'Or, Baddeck, in 1909, and moves through the years, documenting the landmark f... View more info