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Seashore of New England.

By: New England - Viewbook

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Engraved and printed by R. A. Supply Co., Boston, 1900,:

Seller ID: 93422


(New England – Viewbook). Seashore of New England. (Boston : Engraved and printed by R. A. Supply Co.) for Boston and Maine Railroad, n.d. [ca 1900]. Pp 1 leaf text and 31 leaves of plates, printed one side only. Oblong small8vo, embossed gilt lettering to grey stapled card covers. A collection of 31 seashore photographs, many with fishing boats and sailing ships and lighthouses. Tears to spine, waterstaining to covers, front inner hinge cracked, a few smudges, else good. 16.00 View more info

Second Trap

By: HILL, Douglas

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Breakwater Books, 1982,:

Seller ID: 13477


HILL, Douglas. The Second Trap. [St.John's] : (Breakwater Books, 1982). Pp (4),[1]-232,(4). 8vo, card covers. At the time of publication Hill (b.1940) lived in Port Kirwan. "A quiet time-bound fishing village on Newfoundland's rocky coast. Sun and storm, wind and tide, rough work and haunting music and black rum " a way of life that city people hunger after. And too easily can destroy. Dan Harris had the hunger, and a capacity for love. When he came to Molly's Cove, he fell fast and hard " for the people, the land and the water, the woman who found him there. He settled quickly int... View more info

Second Trap. inscribed.

By: HILL, Douglas

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Breakwater Books, St. John's, 1982, ISBN:0919519040:

Seller ID: 91682


HILL, Douglas. The Second Trap. [St. John's] : (Breakwater Books, 1982). Pp(4),[1]-232,(4). 8vo, grey card covers. At the time of publication Hill (b .1940) lived in Port Kirwan. "A quiet time-bound fishing village on Newfoundland's rocky coast. Sun and storm, wind and tide, rough work and haunting music and black rum " a way of life that city people hunger after. And too easily can destroy. Dan Harris had the hunger, and a capacity for love. When he came to Molly's Cove, he fell fast and hard " for the people, the landand the water, the woman who found him there. He settled quickl... View more info

Servants of the Fish : A Portrait of Newfoundland after the Great Cod Collapse. First Edition in dustjacket, Signed

By: ARMS, Myron

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Upper Access, Inc., Book Publishers, Hinesburg, VT, 2004, ISBN:0942679296:

Seller ID: 108335


ARMS, Myron. Servants of the Fish : A Portrait of Newfoundland after the Great Cod Collapse. (Hinesburg, VT) : Upper Access, Inc., Book Publishers, September 15, 2004. First Edition. Pp (14),[5]-242,(4) + 8-page central photosection. 8vo, gilt lettering to spine. Map end-papers. "As the last of the northern cod disappeared from the fishing banks of eastern North America d uring the waning years of the twentieth century, more than just fish faced the threat of extinction. In communities all around the island of Newfoundland, thousands of fishermen and their families suddenly found themselve... View more info

Servants of the Fish : A Portrait of Newfoundland after the Great Cod Collapse. First Edition in dustjacket. Signed without inscription.

By: ARMS, Myron.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Upper Access, Inc., Book Publishers, Hinesburg, VT, 2004, ISBN:0942679296:

Seller ID: 114236


ARMS, Myron. Servants of the Fish : A Portrait of Newfoundland after the Great Cod Collapse. (Hinesburg, VT) : Upper Access, Inc., Book Publishers, September 15, 2004. First Edition. Pp (14),[5]-242,(4) + 8-page central photosection. 8vo, gilt lettering to spine. Map end-papers. "As the last of the northern cod disappeared from the fishing banks of eastern North America d uring the waning years of the twentieth century, more than just fish faced the threat of extinction. In communities all around the island of Newfoundland, thousands of fishermen and their families suddenly found themselve... View more info

Set Adrift : Fishing Families

By: BINKLEY, Marian

Price: $14.00

Publisher: University of Toronto Press, Toronto, 2002, ISBN:080208351x:

Seller ID: 91987


BINKLEY, Marian. Set Adrift : Fishing Families. Toronto : University of Toronto Press, (2007). Pp. (6),[vii]-xiv,[1]-219,(7). With maps. 8vo, illustrated blue card covers. "Set against the backdrop of the fisheries crisis of the 1990s, 'Set Adrift' examines how coastal and deep-sea fishermen's wivesin rural Nova Scotia have adapted to the extraordinary pressures put on th eir households by the reorganization of the fishing industry. Using in-depth interviews conducted with the wives of deep-sea and coastal fishermen, members of fishermen's wives support groups, and fish company managers, [... View more info

Severn Tide.A Study of the Upper Part of the Tidal Estuary of the Severn: Its Inshore Fishing, Cider Making, and Shipping; History, Local Life, and Lore

By: WATERS, Brian

Price: $25.00

Publisher: J.M. Dent & Sons, London, 1955,:

Seller ID: 53294


WATERS, Brian. Severn Tide : [A Study of the Upper Part of the Tidal Estuary of the Severn: Its Inshore Fishing, Cider Making, and Shipping; History, Local Life, and Lore]. London : J.M. Dent & Sons, (1955). . Pp. 183, frontispiece, + 15 leaves of plates. 8vo, blue cloth. Toy 3269. Spine faded, minor spotting to edges, else very good in nicked, price-clipped dustjacket. 25.00 View more info

Shack Locker : Yarns of the Deep Sea Fishing Fleets., worn. lacking plate

By: WALLACE, Frederick William

Price: $70.00

Publisher: Industrial & Educational Press, Montreal / Toronto, 1916,:

Seller ID: 10893


WALLACE, Frederick William. The Shack Locker : Yarns of the Deep Sea Fishing Fleets. Montreal / Toronto: Industrial & Educational Press, Limited, (1916). Pp (8),[9]-354,(2),+ 1 plate. 8vo, green cloth. Watters p.411, Rhodenizer p.758. Stories reprinted from Adventure Magazine. The yarns : "In the Bank Fog", "Some Fishing!", "Loot and Laundry", "Hard Luck Finnegan", "WinterFishing", "The Luck of the Annie Crosby", "Clearing a Snarl", "Stray Sheep ", "Dory-Mates", "The Education of Billy Stream" [includes a hockey ga... View more info

Sharing the Fish '06 : Allocation issues in fisheries management, 27 February-2 March 2006, Fremantle, Western Australia.

By: METZNER, Rebecca, Dana ISOKAWA, Yuanbo LIU, and Fred WELLS, eds. FAO Fisheries and Aquaculture Proceedings, 15.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, Rome, 2010, ISBN:9789251066652:

Seller ID: 115228


METZNER, Rebecca, Dana ISOKAWA, Yuanbo LIU, and Fred WELLS, eds. Sharing the Fish '06 : Allocation issues in fisheries management, 27 February-2 March2006, Fremantle, Western Australia. Edited by Rebecca Metzner, Dana Isokaw a, Yuanbo Liu, and Fred Wells. Rome : Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, 2010. Pp. (2),iii-x,1-253,(1). With CD-ROM in pouch at rear. 4to, photo-illustrated aquamarine and white card covers with black lettering to front cover and spine. FAO Fisheries and Aquaculture Proceedings, number 15. Contents: Introduction: "The use of fisheries adjustment s... View more info

Shelburne and the Gloucestermen: Shelburne, Nova Scotia.

By: ROBERTSON, Lewis V. Shelburne Historical Society. Nova Scotia Museum.

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Shelburne Historical Society / Nova Scotia Museum, 1977,:

Seller ID: 32139


ROBERTSON, Lewis V. Shelburne and the Gloucestermen: Shelburne, Nova Scotia. Shelburne / Halifax : "Published by the Shelburne Historical Society withthe assistance of the Nova Scotia Museum", 1977. First Edition. "Printed b y the South Shore Gazette Ltd., Shelburne, N.S." Illustrated. Pp [6],[1]-44,(2). 4to, stapled illustrated yellow-gold card covers. An informal historyof Shelburne County men who served in the schooner fleet of Gloucester, Ma ss. Pride of place goes to the near-mythical Howard Blackburn, but CaptainsRobertson Giffen, Tom Benham(master of such fine McManus-de... View more info

Shetland Life under Earl Patrick. First Edition in dustjacket.

By: DONALDSON, Gordon PATRICK, Earl.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Oliver and Boyd, Edinburgh, 1958,:

Seller ID: 33533


DONALDSON, Gordon. Shetland Life under Earl Patrick. Edinburgh : Oliver andBoyd, (1958). First Edition. Pp (4),v-vii,(1),1-149,(3) + frontispiece + 1 6 pages of b&w photos. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Map end-papers. "This book gives a unique picture of life in Shetland during the early years of the seventeenth century when the islands were ruled by Patrick Stewart, Earl of Orkney. Concentrated treatment of a single area at one brief period of time has made it possible to provide an unusually detailed and vivid description of the entire economy of Shetland- the products of th... View more info

Ships 'Sixtynine. First American Edition in dustjacket.

By: CLEGG, Paul W. (ed.)

Price: $17.00

Publisher: Arco Publishing Company, Inc., New York, 1968,:

Seller ID: 35267


CLEGG, Paul W., (ed.). Ships 'Sixtynine. New York : Arco Publishing CompanyInc., (1968). First American Edition. Pp (4),(4),[5]-96,(4). Illustrated w ith over 70 b&w photos. 8vo, blue cloth, black lettering to spine. Spine has "'Sixty-nine" with hyphen. Dustjacket front and spine have "'Sixty nine" with space. Title page and dustjacket flap have "'Sixtynine" with no space or hyphen. Contents: "The Hydrographer's World" by David Parsons; "Paddle Tugs of the Rhine" by Jan W. Lodder; "Farifield Record Breakers" by William A. Connell; "The Dover ... View more info

Ships 'Sixtynine. First American Edition in dustjacket.

By: CLEGG, Paul W. (ed.)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Arco Publishing Company, Inc., New York, 1968,:

Seller ID: 14172


CLEGG, Paul W., (ed.). Ships 'Sixtynine. New York : Arco Publishing CompanyInc., (1968). First American Edition. Pp (4),(4),[5]-96,(4). Illustrated w ith over 70 b&w photos. 8vo, blue cloth, black lettering to spine. Spine has "'Sixty-nine" with hyphen. Dustjacket front and spine have "'Sixty nine" with space. Title page and dustjacket flap have "'Sixtynine" with no space or hyphen. Contents: "The Hydrographer's World" by David Parsons; "Paddle Tugs of the Rhine" by Jan W. Lodder; "Farifield Record Breakers" by William A. Connell; "The Dover ... View more info

Shrimp survey in the Newfoundland fishing area, 1957 and 1958

By: SQUIRES, H.J. Fisheries Research Bd. Bull.129

Price: $25.00

Publisher: 1961,:

Seller ID: 17802


SQUIRES, H.J. Shrimp survey in the Newfoundland fishing area, 1957 and 1958. Ottawa : Fisheries Research Board of Canada, 1961. Pp (3),ii-vii,(1),1-29,(1). Illustrated. Maps. 8vo, card covers. Bulletin 129. O'Dea 3528. Minor highlighting, else vg. 25.00 View more info

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Silk Sails : Women of Newfoundland and Their Ships. First Edition.

By: EVANS, Calvin D.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Breakwater Books, St. John's, NF, 2008, ISBN:1550812424: 2008

Seller ID: 79688

ISBN: 1550812424


EVANS, Calvin D. Silk Sails : Women of Newfoundland and Their Ships. (St. John's, NL) : Breakwater Books, (2008). First Edition. Pp. (10),11-259,(1) + 8-page central section of b&w photos. Illustrated. 8vo, photo-illustrated cardcovers, brown spine, lettered in white. "Women of the Atlantic region were ship and waterfront owners since 1650. This book illustrates women's involvement in fishing as sole owners and 'co-partners in trade' for more than three centuries in Newfoundland." - from the rear cover. Contents : Foreword. Introduction. Chapter One ... View more info

Silver Harvest : The Fundy Weirman's Story. First Edition in dustjacket.

By: WILBUR, Richard WENTWORTH, Ernest.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Goose Lane, Fredericton, 1986, ISBN:0864920865: 1986

Seller ID: 45503

ISBN: 0864920865


WILBUR, Richard and Ernest WENTWORTH. Silver Harvest : The Fundy Weirman's Story. (Fredericton, NB): Goose Lane, (1986). Pp (3),4-95,(1). Double column. Oblong 8vo, grey cloth. An illustrated account of the fisheries of New Brunswick's Grand Manan Island, from traditional weirs to the trawlers of Connors Brothers. With photographs chronicling the development of the island's boats, including sardine carriers. "Wentworth - with many of his colleagues in both New Brunswick and Maine - recalls the old family stories and memories of a lifetime on the Bay, the building of weirs and boats, the hardsh... View more info

Silver Harvest : The Fundy Weirman's Story. First Edition in dustjacket.

By: WILBUR, Richard WENTWORTH, Ernest.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Goose Lane, Fredericton, 1986, ISBN:0864920865:

Seller ID: 66657


WILBUR, Richard and Ernest WENTWORTH. Silver Harvest : The Fundy Weirman's Story. (Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada) : Goose Lane, (1986). First Edition. Pp (3),4-95,(1). Double column. With many b&w photos as well as otherillustrations in the text. Oblong 8vo, grey cloth. An illustrated account of the fisheries of New Brunswick's Grand Manan Island, from traditional weirs to the trawlers of Connors Brothers. With photographs chronicling the development of the island's boats, including sardine carriers. "Wentworth - with many of his colleagues in both New Brunswick and Maine - recalls th... View more info

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Sink All the Shipping There : The Wartime Loss of Canada's Merchant Ships and Fishing Schooners. First Edition in dustjacket.

By: McKEE, Fraser M.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Vanwell Publishing, St. Catharines, ON, 2004, ISBN:1551250551: 2004

Seller ID: 64274

ISBN: 1551250551


McKEE, Fraser M. "Sink All the Shipping There" : The Wartime Loss of Canada's Merchant Ships and Fishing Schooners. [Foreword by John D. Leitch]. St. Catharines, Ontario : Vanwell Publishing, (2004). First Printing. Pp (8),ix-xii,[13]-336. Illustrated with numerous b&w photos of ships to text. 8vo (160 x 235 mm), black paper-covered boards, gilt lettering to spine. Fraser M. McKee (b. 1925, Toronto). "While researching his previous book, The Canadian Naval Chronicle, the author discovered brief accounts of merchant ship sinkings. He soon realized that these o... View more info

Skipper : The Sea Yarns of Captain Matthew Mitchell.

By: DICKSON, Frances Jewel. MITCHELL, Matthew

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Pottersfield Press, Lawrencetown Beach, N.S., 2009, ISBN:9781897426104:

Seller ID: 95054


DICKSON, Frances Jewel. Skipper : The Sea Yarns of Captain Matthew Mitchell. Lawrencetown Beach, Nova Scotia : Pottersfield Press, (2009). First Edition. Pp (8),9-127,(1). Illustrated. 8vo, photo-illustrated blue card covers,white lettering. "Skipper Matthew Mitchell was born om the Burin Peninsula of Newfoundland in 1917. Now a lively 92-year-old, he looks back on his li felong relationship with the sea, from wooden dories to steel trawlers, to shore captain at the Fisheries Museum of the Atlantic in Lunenburg, Nova Scotia. The author has gathered his many stories into this exuberant volu... View more info

Slightly Salty Columns of old and new Cape Cod

By: MOSES, George L

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Kendall Printing, 1960,:

Seller ID: 34971


MOSES, George L. Slightly Salty Columns of old and new Cape Cod. (Falmouth,Mass.: Kendall Printing, [ca. 1960]. Pp 83. Illustrated. 8vo, ill. card co vers. A collection of humourous essays on Cape Cod life (the Town Meeting, tuna fishing, smoking herrings, etc.) originally published in the Cape Cod Standard-Times. Slightly rubbed, owner's signature and stamp to title, elsevg. 12.00 View more info