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Histoires de Chez-nous: Faits et anecdotes d'un temps qui n'est plus

By: d'EON, Désiré

Price: $25.00

Publisher: L'Imprimerie Lescarbot Ltée / Sentinel Printing, Yarmouth, 1977,:

Seller ID: 10109


d'EON, Désiré. Histoires de Chez-nous: Faits et anecdotes d'un temps qui n'est plus. (Yarmouth : L'Imprimerie Lescarbot Ltée (Sentinel Printing)), 1977. Pp (6),1-74. Illustrated. 8vo, printed cream card covers with blank spine. Contents : 1. Chez-nous (pp 1-7). 2. La pêche et la vie d'autrefois (pp 9-29). 3. Un ours sur la Pointe (pp 31-37). 4. Les "Pilleux" [pirates] (pp 38-46). 5. Les Vaches d'Anglais (pp 47-49). 6. Tanne Seelé (pp 50-55). 7. La flotte des batiments de Pubnico [a list of the boats from Pubnico by dateof construction, ca 1804-1949] (pp 58-74). Text in French. Sma... View more info

Historic Bay Roberts : Not Your Typical Small Town. pbk.

By: FLYNN, Michael F.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Flanker Press, St. John's, NF, 2011, ISBN:9781926881119:

Seller ID: 94363


FLYNN, Michael F. Historic Bay Roberts : Not Your Typical Small Town . St. John's, NF: Flanker Press, Limited, 2011. Pp. (6),[vii]-xiii,(1),1-242. Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated blue card covers. "The story of Bay Roberst is one of an ordinary people who lived through a turbulent and extraordinary past. Adventure, murder, religious strife, inventions, successful local newspapers, and enterprise make up the collective history of a community thriving in Newfoundland today. The town has hosted tragedies, unprecedented commercial prosperity (and failure), famous sea captains, buried treasure, a... View more info

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Historic Lunenburg : The Days of Sail, 1880-1930. First Edition, Signed

By: PARKER, Mike.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Nimbus Publishing: 1999

Seller ID: 58604

ISBN: 1551092972


PARKER, Mike. Historic Lunenburg : The Days of Sail 1880-1930. (Halifax, NS) : Nimbus Publishing, (1999). First Printing. Pp (6),vii-xvi,[1]-119,(1). With 154 b&w photos in the text. 8vo (165 x 237 mm), photo-illustrated cardcovers, with white lettering to blue spine. In the Images of Our Past series. Mike Parker (b. 1952, Bear River, NS) was living in Dartmouth at the time of publication. "'Historic Lunenburg' brings together a host of images celebrating Lunenburg's proud sailing heritage and its history as a centre of fishing and marine... View more info

History of Fourchu. First Edition.

By: MacGILLIVRAY, Beverly. MacLEOD, Annabel. JAARSMA, Marie.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: City Printers Ltd., Sydney, Nova Scotia, 1985,:

Seller ID: 114828


MacGILLIVRAY, Beverly, Annabel MacLEOD, and Maria JAARSMA. A History of Fourchu. Sydney, Nova Scotia : City Printers Ltd., 1985. First Printing. Pp. 1-82. Illustrated with 55 black-and-white photos and 1 map to text. 8vo, photo-illustrated blue card covers with black lettering to front cover and spine. Front cover is of Fourchu Light (taken by Allister MacGillivray). "It is indeed amazing to learn that Fourchu has been an inhabited village for the past two hudnred and eighty odd years and that its history has just now been recorded. The faces of its people, the language in which they commu... View more info

History of Hull

By: GILLETT, Edward MacMAHON, Kenneth A.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Published for the University of Hull by the Oxford University Press, Oxford / Hull, 1980, ISBN:019713436X:

Seller ID: 100066


GILLETT, Edward, and Kenneth A. MacMAHON. A History of Hull. (Oxford) : Published for the University of Hull by the Oxford University Press, 1980. Pp (4),[v]-x,(2),[1]-428,(4),+ 12 pp plates. Maps. Index. 8vo, black cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Contents : 1. Beginnings of the Medieval Town. 2. The Medieval Trade of Hull. 3. Houses, Walls and Water. 4. Violence and Crime. 5. War. 6. The Market, the Ferries and Foreign Trade. 7. Charters and Town Government. ã. Hull in the Early Sixteenth Century. 9. The Tudor Town. 10. Pure and Protestant Hull. 11. The Tudor Economy of Hull. 12. Mariners an... View more info

History of Indian Harbour. First Edition, Signed.

By: CROOKS, Lillian

Price: $17.00

Publisher: The author, 2004, ISBN:096351305x:

Seller ID: 100746


CROOKS, Lillian. The History of Indian Harbour. [N.pl: The author], (February 2004). First Printing. Pp. (3),4-90,(2). Illustrated in black and white.8vo, decorated white card covers with black coil spine. A short history of the rural Halifax County community of Indian Harbour, near Peggy's Cove. C ontents: 1. Indian Harbour, The Village; 2. Fishing Industry (pp. 21-29); 3. Storms & Lost at Sea (pp. 30-43); 4. Shipbuilding (pp. 44-52: includes the folllowing Indian Harbour vessels: Actic, Annie, Catharine, Cherub, Compages, Counsellor Primrose, Duchess, Eagle, Enterprise, Esquimaux, Eudora, Eb... View more info

History of Louisbourg 1958-1982

By: Louisbourg)

Price: $17.50

Publisher: 1982,:

Seller ID: 7234


(Louisbourg). History of Louisbourg 1958-1982. (Louisbourg : Draper Art Gallery), n.d. [1982/3?]. Printed by City Printers, Sydney. Pp (6),7-75,(3). Illustrated. 8vo, card covers. Sections : The Town; Fishing Industry: Lifeline of Town; New Industry- Tourism; Churches; Business; Services; Organizations; Stores; Mini Notes. Covers rubbed ow vg. 17.50 View more info

History of Noel Shore. Second Edition.

By: Noel Shore, Hants County, Nova Scotia

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Noel Shore Women's Institute, 1981,:

Seller ID: 42120


Hants County, Nova Scotia.. A History of Noel Shore. Noel Shore : Noel Shore Women's Institute, 1981. [Second Edition]. Pp (2),1-146. Map, photographs. 4to, blue printed card covers. The second and revised edtion of this local history, first published in 1959. An account of this Nova Scotia region on Cobequid Bay, site of the world's highest tides. With sections on shipbuilding (p.49-50) including accounts of several famous vessels built at Maitland, and on the fisheries (pp.55-56) including descriptions of the shad weirs of the region. With over 90 photos including mnay of the homes. 1. Topog... View more info

History of the County of Yarmouth, Nova Scotia. Mika reprint

By: CAMPBELL, J..R., Rev. Canadiana Reprint Series No. 29

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Mika Studio, Belleville, ON, 1972,:

Seller ID: 57996


CAMPBELL, J..R., Rev. A History of the County of Yarmouth, Nova Scotia. Belleville, ON : Mika Studio, 1972. Facsimile of the original edition published in 1876 by J. & A. McMillan, Saint John, NB. Pp. (14),[vii]-xvi,[1]-200. With 10 illustrations. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt titles to front and spine. Errata slip pasted to inside front cover. Canadiana Reprint Series No. 29. Contents : Introductory Chapter. I. Limits of the County - Physical character - Climate - Natural History. II. Introductory Historical Facts - Earliest references. III. Aboriginal Inhabitants - Indian relics - French settlers an... View more info

History of the Fish Hook and the Story of Mustad, the Hook Maker. in dj.

By: HURUM, Hans Jorgen

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Adam and Charles Black, London, 1977, ISBN:0713618345:

Seller ID: 68647


HURUM, Hans Jørgen. A History of the Fish Hook and the Story of Mustad, theHook Maker . L.: Adam and Charles Black, (1977). Pp. [1]-148. Illustrated. 8vo, brown cloth with silver decoration to front and silver lettering to s pine. This volume covers the role of the "humble fish hook" in the history of man, far under-represented in regards to its importance. Contents: From the Stone Age to Charles Kirby; In Unknown Territory; Hooks for the World Market; The Secret Workshop; The Fish Hook and the Future. Faint edge-spotting, gift inscription to ffep, else vg in lightly rubbed dj. 30.00 View more info

History of the Lunenburg Fishing Industry

By: BALCOM, B.A.

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Lunenburg Marine Museum Society, 1977,:

Seller ID: 2038


BALCOM, B.A. History of the Lunenburg Fishing Industry. Lunenburg : Lunenburg Marine Museum Society, 1977. Pp (8),71,(1). Illustrated. 4to, card covers. Vg. 17.50 View more info

History of the W.S. Loggie Co. Ltd. 1873-1973

By: FRASER, James A LOGGIE, W.S.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Provincial Archives of New Brunswick, Fredericton , 1973,:

Seller ID: 39824


FRASER, James A. A History of the W.S. Loggie Co. Ltd. 1873-1973. Fredericton : Provincial Archives of New Brunswick, 1973. Pp (4),[3]-116. Illustrated with 30 or so b&w photos. 4to, illustrated white cardcovers, plain spine.A history of this New Brunswick mercantile firm with a chapter on its fish eries and shipbuilding operations, including a fleet list mostly of schooners built at Caraquet and Shippegan. Chapters : 1. Historical Background; 2.Three Men, Two Generations, One Century; 3. A General Outline of the Firm; 4. Various Aspects of the Business; 5. Company Brances and Factories; 6. S ... View more info

Home Pool : The Fight to Save the Atlantic Salmon. pbk.

By: LEE, Philip REYNOLDS, Neil, foreword

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Goose Lane , 1996, ISBN:0864922000:

Seller ID: 17813


LEE, Philip. Home Pool : The Fight to Save the Atlantic Salmon. (Fredericton): Goose Lane Editions and New Brunswick Publishing Company, Limited, (1996). First Printing. Pp. (6),7-279,(5). Illustrated. Large 8vo, green covers. Many Newfoundland references in the index. With bibliography. "Lee's research included visists to the famous salmon river systems of New Brunswick, Quebec, Scotland and Iceland. In adddition, he faced squarely such issues as the reckless slaughter of fish, the mismanagement of forests and farmlands, pollution, and native fishing rights. Above all, he talked to 'the f... View more info

Home Port Erie : Voices of Silent Images First Edition in dustjacket

By: MacDONALD, Robert; Frew, David FREW, David

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Erie County Historical Society, Erie, PA, 1996, ISBN:0969842775:

Seller ID: 109968


MacDONALD, Robert and David FREW. Home Port Erie : Voices of Silent Images.Erie, Pennsylvania : Erie County Historical Society, 1996 First Printing. Pp (5),vi-xvii,(1),[1]-318. Illustrated throughout. Large oblong 8vo, blue cloth, silver lettering to front and spine. With photo end-papers A well illustrated anecdotal account of life along the shore of Lake Superior; produced as a companion to a documentary film of the same name. "Erie is, and always has been, a port town. Its central Lake Erie location, canal linkage to Pittsburgh, and natural harbor made it an important city in the develo... View more info

Home Trade Navigation Guide. Fourth Edition, in dustjacket.

By: MACFARLANE, William, Captain

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Brown, Son & Ferguson, Glasgow, 1963,:

Seller ID: 31179


MACFARLANE, William, Captain. Home Trade Navigation Guide for Home Trade, Fishing and Coastal Yachtmaster Examinations. Glasgow: Brown, Son & Ferguson, (1963). Fourth Edition. Pp. (4),v-xviii,(2),1-518, + 1 large folding chart. 8vo, blue cloth, silver lettering to spine. Toy 2636. A manual and studyguide designed to prepare candidates for these examinations. With errata t ipped in. Faint soiling to boards, stamp to flyleaf, else very good in lightly damp-wrinkled dustjacket. 30.00 View more info

Homer Stevens : A Life in Fishing. First Edition in dustjacket

By: STEVENS, Homer KNIGHT, Rolf

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Harbour Publishing, Madeira Park, BC, 1992, ISBN:1550170708:

Seller ID: 20717


STEVENS, Homer. Homer Stevens: A Life in Fishing. Madeira Park, B.C.: Harbour Publishing, (1992). First Edition. Pp (8),9-255, (1). Illustrated with b&w photos in the text. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. "Homer Stevens spent half a century in the BC fishing industry, both as a working fisherman and as a leader of the United Fishermen and Allied Workers' Union. His story, an oral autobiography, was recorded and compiled by Rolf Knight. Stevens grew up in Port Guichon, a polyglot fishing community on the FraserRiver delta. He was one of an extended family of working people who arg... View more info

How Deep is the Ocean? : Historical Essays on Canada's Atlantic Fishery. First Edition

By: CANDOW, James E CORBIN, Carol, ed. HARRIS, Leslie, foreword. DAVIS, Stephen A.

Price: $22.50

Publisher: UCCB Press / University College of Cape Breton Press, Sydney, NS, 1997, ISBN:0920336868:

Seller ID: 38320


CANDOW, James E. and Carol CORBIN, (eds.). How Deep is the Ocean? : Historical Essays on Canada's Atlantic Fishery. (Sydney, NS) : University College of Cape Breton Press, (1997). First Edition. Pp (8).[ix]-xvii,(3),[3]-[288],(2). Some tables and illustrations in the text. 8vo, photo-illustrated card covers. James E. Candow (b. September, 24, 1954, Gander, Newfoundland). Contents : Foreword by Leslie Harris; Introduction by James E. Candow and Carol Corbin. Early Fishery. 1. "Archaeological Evidence for Pre-Contact Fishing in the Maritimes" by Stephen A. Davis; 2. "The 16th-Century... View more info

Hull Form Improvement of Fishing Vessels by Means of Nonlinear Programming

By: SUZUKI, K.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, 1989,:

Seller ID: 80108


SUZUKI, K. Hull Form Improvement of Fishing Vessels by Means of Nonlinear Programming. Vancouver : Department of Mechanical Engineering, University ofBritish Columbia, 25 August 1989. Pp 2-33,(42) leaves, printed one side on ly. 4to, black comb-bound, printed tan card covers. Report No. ME AN 04-89. In marker on front cover “Doc #5 (85 pages)”, else very good. 25.00 View more info

Huron : Grand Bend to Southhampton

By: ORR, Sandra

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Boston Mills / Stoddart, Erin, Ontario / Toronto, 1993, ISBN:1550460595:

Seller ID: 96823


ORR, Sandra. Huron : Grand Bend to Southhampton. (Erin, Ontario / Toronto) : The Boston Mills Press / Stoddart, (1993). First Printing. Pp. (4),5-143,(1). 8vo, blue baords. "This is the story of the settlement and developmentof one of Ontario's unique geographic and econ omic regions, Lake Huron's stormy eastern shore, from Grand Bend in the south to Southampton in the north. Populated by native peoples for thousands of years, and surveyed for the British Admiralty in 1822 by the famous Henry Wolsey Bayfield, this strikingly scenic region became the home to a diverse range of hard-working ... View more info

I Fish With My Brother

By: NEMEC, Thomas F.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Institute for Social and Economic Research, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John's, NF, 1970,:

Seller ID: 57249


NEMEC, Thomas F. "I Fish With My Brother" : The Structure and Behavior of Agnatic-based Fishing Crews in a Newfoundland Irish Outport ; preliminary draft of a paper forthcoming in the collection: North American Fishermen: Anthropological Perspectives on Ecology and Organization in Modern Fishing, Raoul R. Andersen and Cato C. Wadel, editors. St. John's, NF: Institute of Social and Economic Research, Memorial University of Newfoundland, 1970. Pp. 59. Text printed on one side only. 4to, printed green card covers with black spine. "This paper is concerned with the composition and beha... View more info