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Vanishing Village : A Danish Maritime Community. First Edition in dustjacket.

By: ANDERSON, Robert T. and Barbara Gallatin ANDERSON ANDERSON, Barbara Gallatin American Ethnological Society)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: University of Washington Press, Seattle, 1964,:

Seller ID: 59349


ANDERSON, Robert T. and Barbara Gallatin ANDERSON. The Vanishing Village : A Danish Maritime Community. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 1964.Pp. (6),vii-xii,(2),3-148 + 2 p. of plates. 8vo, red cloth. An American Et hnological Society book. An anthropological examination of the transformation of the Danish fishing port of Dragor, starting at the end of the nineteenth century, froma small maritime community into an urban annex of Copenhagen, and the changes to the lives and cultures of the people living in Dragor as a result of this profound change. Contents: 1. Region and Nation: Amag... View more info

Viking's Wake : Cruising Through Southern Scandinavian Waters. First Edition

By: MacCULLAGH, Richard J.

Price: $65.00

Publisher: D. Van Nostrand, 1958,: 1958

Seller ID: 30529


MacCULLAGH, Richard J. Viking's Wake : Cruising Through Southern Scandinavian Waters. London, Toronto, New York and Princeton.: D. Van Nostrand, [1958]. First Edition. Pp 239, frontispiece + 12 leaves of plates. Large 8vo, green cloth. Toy 0920. Chapters include: 2. Maid of Mourne; 3. The Slesvig Fiords; 5. Asgard, the White Yacht; 7. Svendborg and Svendborg Sound; 8. A Sail to Aerösköbing; 11. Samsö's Haunted Isle; 12. Coastwise by Zealand; 13. Elsinore and Hamlet's Castle; 14. The Port and City of Copenhagen; ... View more info

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Visitation and Search; or, An Historical Sketch of the British Claim to Exercise a Maritime Police Over the Vessels of All Nations, in Peace as well as War, with an Inquiry into the Expediency of Terminating the Eight Article... First Edition, Signed

By: LAWRENCE, William Beach

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Little, Brown, Boston, 1858,: 1858

Seller ID: 28902


LAWRENCE, William Beach. Visitation and Search; or, An Historical Sketch of the British Claim to Exercise a Maritime Police Over the Vessels of All Nations, in Peace as well as War, with an Inquiry into the Expediency of Terminating the Eight Article of the Ashburton Treaty. Boston : Little, Brown and Company, 1858. Pp 218. 8vo, brown pressed cloth. Contents: Importance attached by the United States to their maritime rights; The vessels of a nation, on the high seas, a portion of its territory; The belligerent right of visitation and search; "Declarat... View more info

Walrus skin boat. An article on in The Beaver : Magazine of the North, Autumn 1965, Outfit 296

By: CONNELLY, Dolly KENYON, Walter A. ROSS, W. Gillies APOLLONIO, Spencer

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Hudson's Bay Company, Winnipeg, 1965,:

Seller ID: 98128


CONNELLY, Dolly. “Walrus skin boat.” An article on in The Beaver : Magazineof the North, Autumn 1965, Outfit 296, pp 12-21, with 20 illustrations. Wi nnipeg : Hudson's Bay Company, 1965. Pp [1]-59,(1) including covers. Illustrated. Double Column. 4to, illustrated brown stapled card covers. Also : “Holiday 1856 in Honolulu” (by Flora Hamilton Burns, pp 4-11); “McLeod Lake Post” (by Patricia Johnson, pp 22-29); “Exploration of the Unknown River in the Labrador” (by W. Gillies Ross, pp 30-35); “The story of the Canadian Fur Trade: Part III” (by W.A. McKay, pp 36-41); “Devon ... View more info

Waving Rye. Ryerson edition in dustjacket.

By: JENSEN, Johannes V. BODELSEN, C.A., intro.]. BATHGATE, Ronald, trans.].

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Ryerson Press, Toronto, 1958,:

Seller ID: 108149


JENSEN, Johannes V. The Waving Rye. [Introduction by C.A. Bodelsen. Translated by Ronald Bathgate]. Toronto: The Ryerson Press, (1958). Pp. (6),[7]-153,(7). 8vo, blue cloth with gilt lettering to front board and spine. "Johannes V. Jensen was the greatest Danish writer of the first half of the 20th century. He was born in 1873 and died in 1950. His work, for which he received the Nobel Prize in 1944, consists in poems, novels and essay. Some of his novels have been translated into English, notably the sequence called 'The Long Journey', which deals with six successive stages of the evoluti... View more info

Way to Hudson Bay. 1st US in dj.

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

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Harcourt, Brace & World, 1970,:

Seller ID: 29733


HANSEN, Thorkild. The Way to Hudson Bay: The Life and Times of Jens Munk; translated by James McFarlane and John Lynch. NY: Harcourt, Brace & World, (1970). First US Edition. Pp 348. 8vo, brown cloth. "Jens Munk's life centers on the sea. He was one of the intrepid sixteenth-century explorers who navigated the Arctic seas with inadequate ships, faulty charts, and primitive instruments. He was also one of the few who survived the arduous search for the Northwest Passage, who reached Hudson Bay in 1619, wintered there, buried most of his crew, and by a supreme effort of will and skill made t... View more info

Whale Oil Factory Thorshovdi

By: Burmeister & Wain)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Arnold Busck / J.H. Schultz A/S Bogtrykkeri, Kobenhavn / Copenhagen, 1950,:

Seller ID: 100260


(Burmeister & Wain). The Whale Oil Factory Thorshovdi. Built by Burmesiter & Wain. (Kobenhavn : Arnold Busck / J.H. Schultz A/S Bogtrykkeri), n.d. [ca1950]. Pp (24). Illustrated with 26 black-and-white photographs. Oblong 8v o, illustrated blue stapled card covers. The story of the Norwegian whale-oil factory ship Thorshovdi , built in Copenhagen by Burmeiste & Wain. Contents : The Hull; The Whaling Deck; The Factory; Accommodation; The Machinery(Main Engines; Auxiliary Engines; Lubricating and Cooling System; Boiler P lant; Evaporator Plant). Rubbed, else very good. 50.00 View more info

Winter on Diamond : An Encounter with the Temagami Wilderness.

By: BONDRUP-NIELSEN, Soren

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Res Telluris Book Publishers, Gaspereau Press, Wolfville, NS, 2004, ISBN:0973632100:

Seller ID: 99077


BONDRUP-NIELSEN, Soren. Winter on Diamond : An Encounter with the Temagami Wilderness . Wolfville, NS : Res Telluris Book Publishers, 2004. Printed and bound by Gaspereau Press. Pp. (12),13-260,(12). Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated blue card covers with french flaps. "'Winter on Diamond' is the story of ywo young men who winter deep in the Temagami Wilderness, neighbouring with whiskey-jacks and the tall red pines. It is the remembrance of a fifty-year-old biologist who discovered the power in life by lifting his feet onesnowshoe-step at a time across a season of cold. [...] In the guise of ... View more info

Winter on Diamond : An Encounter with the Temagami Wilderness. First Edition, Paperback, Signed without inscription.

By: BONDRUP-NIELSEN, Soren

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Res Telluris Book Publishers, Gaspereau Press, Wolfville, NS, 2004, ISBN:0973632100:

Seller ID: 113538


BONDRUP-NIELSEN, Soren. Winter on Diamond : An Encounter with the Temagami Wilderness . Wolfville, NS: Res Telluris Book Publishers, 2004. Printed andbound by Gaspereau Press. Pp. (12),13-260,(12). Illustrated. 8vo, illustra ted blue card covers with french flaps. "'Winter on Diamond' is the story of ywo young men who winter deep in the Temagami Wilderness, neighbouring with whiskey-jacks and the tall red pines. It is the remembrance of a fifty-year-old biologist who discovered the power in life by lifting his feet one snowshoe-step at a time across a season of cold. [...] In the guise of ... View more info

Winter on Diamond : An Encounter with the Temagami Wilderness. signed pbk.

By: BONDRUP-NIELSEN, Soren

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Res Telluris Book Publishers, Gaspereau Press, Wolfville, NS, 2004, ISBN:0973632100:

Seller ID: 96434


BONDRUP-NIELSEN, Soren. Winter on Diamond : An Encounter with the Temagami Wilderness . Wolfville, NS: Res Telluris Book Publishers, 2004. Printed andbound by Gaspereau Press. Pp. (12),13-260,(12). Illustrated. 8vo, illustra ted blue card covers with french flaps. "'Winter on Diamond' is the story of ywo young men who winter deep in the Temagami Wilderness, neighbouring with whiskey-jacks and the tall red pines. It is the remembrance of a fifty-year-old biologist who discovered the power in life by lifting his feet one snowshoe-step at a time across a season of cold. [...] In the guise of ... View more info

Woman and the Ape. Cdn in dj.

By: HØEG, Peter HAVELAND, Barbara, trans.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Doubleday, 1996,:

Seller ID: 40959


HØEG, Peter. The Woman and the Ape. Translated by Barbara Haveland. (Toronto): Doubleday Canada Ltd., 1996. First Canadian edition. Pp 261. 8vo, blackspine with white boards. Vg in slightly rubbed dj. 30.00 View more info

Working Together : Two Centuries of Co-operation on Prince Edward Island.

By: BRUCE, Marian CRAN, Elizabeth

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Island Studies Press, Charlottetown, 2004, ISBN:0919013317:

Seller ID: 72264


BRUCE, Marian and Elizabeth CRAN. Working Together : Two Centuries of Co-operation on Prince Edward Island . Charlottetown : Island Studies Press, 2004. First Printing. Pp. (9),10-278,(2). Illustrated. 8vo, photo-illustrated cardcovers, black spine. Contents: 1. Antecedents - Roots of Co-operation, 1800-1900, 2. The Denmark of Canada, 1900-1930, 3. The Island and the Antigonish Movement, 1930-1945, 4. Flood Tide, Ebb Tide, 1946-1963, 5. Meeting the Challenge of Change, 1963-1995, 6. Looking Ahead. Very good. 15.00 View more info

World is All Islands. no dj.

By: NIELSEN, Carl LYON, F.H., trans.

Price: $22.00

Publisher: George Allen & Unwin, 1957,:

Seller ID: 32525


NIELSEN, Carl. The World is All Islands; translated by F.H. Lyon. L: GeorgeAllen & Unwin, (1957). Pp 292. Illustrated. 8vo, grey cloth. Toy 452. An a ccount of four young Danes' leisurely circumnavigation in an ancient steel yawl. Plate between pp 146/147 missing, slightly rubbed, spine sunned, elseg. 22.00 View more info

Years : Poems. First Edition

By: SOUSTER, Raymond

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Oberon Press, 1971,:

Seller ID: 101147


SOUSTER, Raymond. The Years : Poems. N.pl.: (Oberon Press, 1971). Pp (8),7-164,(2). 8vo, green & white card covers, white spine, lettered in black. "Today, at forty-nine, Raymond Souster is one of the most highly respected poets in Canada.He started writing in the forties and since then has allowed nothing to distract him from his central poetic intentions. These have never changed. His poems often seem simple. Souster tallks abouth things like baseball, jazz, cats, burlesque hoses and above all the daily life of the city of Toronto and its people. Simple in themselves, these things work t... View more info

Years : Poems. First Edition. with Souster inscription.

By: SOUSTER, Raymond

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Oberon Press, 1971,:

Seller ID: 24401


SOUSTER, Raymond. The Years : Poems. N.pl.: (Oberon Press, 1971). Pp (8),7-164,(2). 8vo, green & white card covers, white spine, lettered in black. "Today, at forty-nine, Raymond Souster is one of the most highly respected poets in Canada.He started writing in the forties and since then has allowed nothing to distract him from his central poetic intentions. These have never changed. His poems often seem simple. Souster tallks abouth things like baseball, jazz, cats, burlesque hoses and above all the daily life of the city of Toronto and its people. Simple in themselves, these things work t... View more info