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Uprooted People : The Indian Islands. First Edition

By: DOWNER, Don POOLE, Cyril F., foreword

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Harry Cuff Publications, St. John's, 1991, ISBN:0921191650:

Seller ID: 5873


DOWNER, Don. Uprooted People : The Indian Islands. St. John's : Harry Cuff Publications, 1991. First Edition. Pp [i]-x,(2),1-228. Illustrated with over 60 b&w photos by David Morrish. Maps and other illustrations.. 8vo, art-illustrated cardcovers. A well-illustrated local history of Western Indian Island (Perry's Island) and Eastern Indian Island ("Up the Island"), near Fogo. Foreword by Dr. Cyril F. Poole. Contents: 1. Thirty years later the people came back; 2. Canoeists of extraordinary skills; 3. 'Well, me son, I made'n drop the sail'; 4. 'Absalom, thou fool!'; 5. Victoria, by the ... View more info

Utrecht Revisited: The Origins of Fishing Rights in Newfoundland Waters. An article in Newfoundland Studies, Vol.7, No.1, Spring 1991

By: HILLER, J.K. Newfoundland Studies 07:1 JANZEN, Olaf Uwe

Price: $7.50

Publisher: 1991,:

Seller ID: 8358


HILLER, J.K. "Utrecht Revisited: The Origins of Fishing Rights in Newfoundland Waters." An article in Newfoundland Studies, Volume 7, No.1, Spring 1991. Pp 1-22. Also : James P. Feehan's " Learning from Studies of Newfoundland's Economic Problems" (pp.1-22); John Kivlichan's "Theme and Image in Norman Duncan's 'A Beat t' Harbour'" (pp.40-47); the document "Eileen (Hunt) Houlihan's Family Memoirs" with a Peter Neary introduction; Olaf Uwe Janzen'sreview article "Handcock, Marshall and Breakwater Books"; Stuart Pierson's review of Wayne Johnston's The Divi... View more info

Valentia : A Different Irish Island

By: O'CLEIRIGH, Nellie

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Portobello Press, Dublin, 1992, ISBN:0951924907:

Seller ID: 98060


O'CLEIRIGH, Nellie. Valentia : A Different Irish Island. (Dublin): Portobello Press, (1992). First Printing. Pp. (8),1-137,(15). Illustrated in black and white. 8vo, illustrated white card covers with black titles to front and spine. A short history of Valentia Island, County Kerry, found just off of Ireland's southwest coast. Valentia was the eastern terminus for the first successful transatlantic telegraph cable to Newfoundland. Of nautical interest: 4. The Trans-Atlantic Cable (29-48); 7. Fishing (72-86). Also: 1. Introduction; 2. The Knights of Kerry; 3. The Land; 5. Landloards, Tenants an... View more info

Vancouver Island and British Columbia : Their History, Resources and Prospects, 1865

By: MacFIE, Matthew Coles Canadiana Collection

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Coles Publishing Company, 1972,:

Seller ID: 43035


MacFIE, Matthew. Vancouver Island and British Columbia: Their History, Resources and Prospects, 1865. (Toronto: Coles Publishing Company, 1972). [ Facsimile of the London 1865 edition]. Pp. 574. Illustrated including [2] folding maps. 8vo, ill. card covers. 1. The Voyage Out. Departure — Azores — Description of Passengers — St. Thomas, W. I. — Carthagena — Sharks — Scenes on the Isthmus — Panama — Passage to California — Acapulco — The Natives ofMexico — San Francisco — The Pounding and Growth of the City — Discovery o f Gold at General Sutter's Mill — Califomian Li... View more info

Vanishing Harvest : The Canadian Fishing Crisis

By: JOHNSTONE, Ken

Price: $15.00

Publisher: 1972,:

Seller ID: 8177


JOHNSTONE, Ken. The Vanishing Harvest : The Canadian Fishing Crisis. (Montreal : The Montreal Star, 1972).Pp (4),[5]-87,(1). 8vo, blue and green card covers with black lettering to front cover and spine. Chapters : Pollution;Overfishing; Atlantic Salmon; Pacific Salmon; Herring; Cod and Haddock; Ha libut; Shellfish; Freshwater Fish; Future of the Industry. Very good. Due to its small size, shipping costs should be a bit cheaper than quoted. 15.00 View more info

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

View from Front Street. in dj.

By: BOURNE, Russell

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Norton, 1989,:

Seller ID: 32475


BOURNE, Russell. The View from Front Street: Travels through New England's Historic Fishing Communities. NY: Norton, (1989). Pp 282. Illustrated. Large 8vo, blue cloth. "This handsomely illustrated book, drawing on blueprints, art, archives, personal papers, and journals, provides a vivid account of the fishermen's lives and the communities in which they lived.... From Noank, Connecticut, to Marblehead, Gloucester, and the Maine Islands, the author explores these and other communities shaped by the sea and its produce, providing a sumptuous visual and reading experience ofNew England seaco... View more info

Vision of Greatness : The History of Milford, 1790-1990. First Edition in dustjacket

By: McKAY, K.D.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Brace Harvatt Associates / Gulf Oil Britain Limited, Haverfordwest, Dyfed, 1989, ISBN:0951521101:

Seller ID: 115856


McKAY, K.D., Wing-Commander, R.A.F., (Retd.). A Vision of Greatness : The History of Milford, 1790-1990. ( Haverfordwest, Dyfed) : Brace Harvatt Associates in association with Gulf Oil Britain Limited, (1989). First Edition. Pp (2),[iii]-xv,(3),[3]-397,(3). With maps and many b&w illustrations in the text. 8vo, black cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Wing-Commander Kenneth D. McKay. Foreword. Part I. A Grand Design 1790-1809. 1. The Complex Mixture: The Proprietary Town - The British Connection - The Quaker Connection - The French Connection - The Way Ahead. 2. The Nantucketers : Pawns in a Game... View more info

Voyage of Discovery : Fifty Years of Marine Research at Canada's Bedford Institute of Oceanography. A commemorative volume in celebratio of the 50th anniversary of the Bedford Institute of Ocenography, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia,Canada, 1962-2012.

By: NETTLESHIP, D.N., ed. GORDON, D.C., ed. LEWIS, C.F.M., ed. LATREMOUILLE, M.P., ed.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Bedford Insititute of Oceanography, Oceans Association, Dartmouth, 2014, ISBN:9780993644306:

Seller ID: 107248


NETTLESHIP, D.N., D.C. GORDON, C.F.M. LEWIS, and M.P. LATREMOUILLE, eds. Voyage of Discovery : Fifty Years of Marine Research at Canada's Bedford Institute of Oceanography. A commemorative volume in celebratio of the 50th anniversary of the Bedford Institute of Ocenography, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada, 1962-2012. Edited by D.N. Nettleship, D.C. Gordon, C.F.M. Lewis, andM.P. Latremouille. Graphics and layout design: Francis G. Kelly. Dartmouth : The Bedford Institute of Oceanography, Oceans Association, 2014. Pp. (1),ii-xii,(2),1-444. Illustrated, occasionally in colour. Double column. 4to, ... View more info

Voyage of the Golden Hind. First Edition in dustjacket.

By: GILLIGAN, Edmund

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Scribners, New York, 1945,:

Seller ID: 9396


GILLIGAN, Edmund. Voyage of the Golden Hind. New York: Scribners, 1945. First American Printing (with the Scribners "A" on copyright page). Pp (10),1-307,(3). 8vo, blue cloth with dark blue lettering to front board and spine.Not in O'Dea. Smith & Weller, Sea Fiction Guide 922 "With this story about the last of the sailing trawlers of the Gloucester fishing fleet, Edmund G illigan brings us another exciting episode in the career of the Bannon family and their friends -- men who pit their skill and courage against the seayear after year fishing the perilous northern banks. More than ... View more info

Voyage of the Lucky Dragon : An Extraordinary Sea Story, a Narrative of theJapanese Fishing Boat whose Crew were the First Victims of the Super Bomb. First Edition in dustjacket.

By: LAPP, Ralph E.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Harper and Brothers Publishers, New York, 1958,:

Seller ID: 109792


LAPP, Ralph E. The Voyage of the Lucky Dragon [dustjacket adds: An Extraordinary Sea Story, a Narrative of the Japanese Fishing Boat whose Crew were the First Victims of the Super Bomb]. New York: Harper and Brothers Publishers, (1958). First Edition. Pp (10),1-307,(3). 8vo, black cloth spine with gilt lettering, dark grey boards, Japanese characters in red to front board and spine. Map end-papers. "Twenty-three fishermen set out from the port ofYaizu, Japan, in a wooden, 100-ton tuna trawler named the Daigo Fukuryu Ma ru—The Lucky Dragon No. 5. They hoped to come back to port with a goo... View more info

Voyages : At Sea with Strangers. 1st pbk.

By: SKOGAN, Joan

Price: $10.00

Publisher: HarperCollins, Toronto, 1992, ISBN:0006378927:

Seller ID: 69710


SKOGAN, Joan. Voyages : At Sea with Strangers. (Toronto): HarperCollins, (1992). First Paperback Printing. Pp. (10),1-149,(5). 8vo, illustrated black card covers. The Canadian author's experiences aboard foreign fishing vessels inside Canada's 200-mile limit. Vg. 10.00 View more info

Vår gamle kystkultur. Two volume set

By: MOLAUG, Svein

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Dreyer, Oslo, 1986,:

Seller ID: 102344


MOLAUG, Svein. Vår gamle kystkultur. Bind 1 + Bin d 2. (Oslo) : Dreyers Vorlag, (1986). Second Printing. Pp (6),7-]-407,(1) / (6),7-273,(7). Illustrated throughout. 4to, blue faux leather, gilt lettering to spine. Contents : [Vol. 1] Den Eldste Tiden; Naturen og Sagnene; Batbyggerne; De Enkelte Batene og Fartoyene; Skipsbyggeriene; Rigg og Seil; Skip og Sjofolk; Ankring ogFortoning; Brukshesene Ved Sjoen; Fiske opg Fangst; Fangst av Dyr og Fugl; Sjosamene. [Vol. 2] Garden, Grenda og Arbeidslivet; Gardsdrift, Arbeidsliv og Levemate; Mat og Klaer; Slekt Skal Flge Slekters Gang; Sjobyen og Hande... View more info

Watermen of the Chesapeake Bay. 2nd in dj.

By: WHITEHEAD, John Hurt, III

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Tidewater Publishers, Centreville, MD, 1987, ISBN:0870333747:

Seller ID: 95719


WHITEHEAD, John Hurt, III. The Watermen of the Chesapeake Bay. Centreville,MD: Tidewater Publications, (1987). Second Edition. Pp. (168). Unpaginated . Illustrated in colour. 4to, blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. A photographic collection relating the fishing industry in the Chesapeake Bay area. Includes portaits of fishermen, serene seascapes, and photos of workers engaging in the day-to-day workings of all levels of the industry. Lightshelfwear, else very good in price-clipped dust jacket. 20.00 View more info

Way It Was On Olde Cape Cod. pbk.

By: VUILLEUMIER, Marion Rawson VUILLEUMIER, Louis Edward

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Butterworth Company, West Yarmouth, MA, 1980, ISBN:0937338028:

Seller ID: 56043


VUILLEUMIER, Marion Rawson. The Way It Was On Olde Cape Cod : The history, personality and way of life of early settlers, earning a living on Olde Cape Cod. Illustrations by Louis Edward Vuilleumier. West Yarmouth, MA: The Butterworth Company, (1980). Pp. 80. 8vo, illustrated yellow card covers. A collection of anecdotes (some relating to whaling and fishing) regarding Cape Cod's history. Previously printed in 1968 and 1971 under the title Earning a Living on Olde Cape Cod. Chapters of nautical interest: "Salt From the Sea" (15-19), "Raise the Barrel -- Packet's Comin'" (20-24)... View more info

We Go A-Fishing : Personal first-hand accounts by former fishermen of Change Islands, Notre Dame Bay, Newfoundland. First Edition

By: SCAMMELL, A.R.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Jesperson Press, St. John's, 1994, ISBN:0921692609:

Seller ID: 11482


SCAMMELL, A.R. We Go A-Fishing : Personal first-hand accounts by former fishermen of Change Islands, Notre Dame Bay, Newfoundland. (St. John's) : Jesperson Press Limited, 1994. First Edition. Pp (3),iv-xi,(1),1-116. Illustrated with 28 b&w photos. Maps in text.. 8vo, art-illustrated card covers. SeeENL V:97-98. Arthur Reginald Scammell, CM, (b. February 12, 1913, Change I slands, Newfoundland - d. 28 August 28, 1995 in St. John’s, Newfoundland) teacher, songwriter, singer, poet, writer. Sections : Captain Frank Hynes; Henry Blake; Line (Lionel) Hoffe; Second Trip of the Baleka; Tom Oake; Eli... View more info

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Western Ocean : The Story of the North Atlantic UK in dj

By: VILLIERS, Alan

Price: $80.00

Publisher: Museum Press, London, 1957,:

Seller ID: 10839


VILLIERS, Alan. The Western Ocean : The Story of the North Atlantic. London: Museum Press Limited, 1957. First Edition.Pp (4),v-xi,(1),13-288, fronti s.+ 8 p. of photos. 8vo, green cloth. O'Dea 3289 for the U.S. edition entitled Wild Ocean. On our subject : Before Columbus: Phoenicians and Vikings; Pioneers from Portugal; Whalemen and Fishermen [with a long section on the Grand Banks and reference to Villiers' two trips there with the Portuguese]; Conquest By Air. Other references, many not found in the short index. Photos include one of the Argus and one captioned, "Lonely adventurer: one... View more info

When the Fish Are Gone : Ecological Disaster and Fishers in Northwest Newfoundland. First Edition

By: PALMER, Craig SINCLAIR, Peter

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Fernwood, Halifax, NS, 1997, ISBN:1895686776:

Seller ID: 35570


PALMER, Craig and Pater SINCLAIR. When the Fish Are Gone : Ecological Disaster and Fishers in Northwest Newfoundland. Halifax : Fernwood Publishing, (1997). First Edition. Pp (6),7-103,(1). Maps, tables, charts, and a few b&wphotos in the text. 8vo, photo-illustrated blue cardcovers. In 1993 the co d fishery in in the Gulf of St. Lawrence was shut down manily because of the inadequate control over fishing practices and excessivley high estimates of the abundance of the stock in the 1980s. What was the impact of this ecological collapse on the small-boat and dragger fisheries of northwest Newfo... View more info

Working the Tides : A Portrait of Canada's West Coast Fishery. First Edition in dustjacket

By: ROBSON, Peter A. and Michael SKOG (eds.) SKOG, Michael

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Harbour Publishing, Madeira Park, BC, 1996, ISBN:1550171534:

Seller ID: 18575


ROBSON, Peter A. and Michael SKOG, (eds.). Working the Tides : A Portrait of Canada's West Coast Fishery. (Madeira Park, B.C.) : Harbour Publishing, (1996). Pp 216. Illustrated. 4to, yellow cloth. "Makes it possible for readers to go aboard the small ships of the west coast fishing fleet and see theworld as fishers see it. Covers the waterfront, presenting gripping inside r views not just of the familiar salmon trollers and seiners, but of the men, women and boats that harvest cod, herring, halibut, octopus, and rockfish - eighty different species in all." - from the dj. Very good in d... View more info

Woven Weirs of MInas. First Edition

By: GORDON, Joleen Nova Scotia Museum Curatorial Report No. 73 BIRD, Will R. BEATTIE, Margaret J.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Nova Scotia Museum, Halifax, NS, 1993,:

Seller ID: 107774


GORDON, Joleen. The Woven Weirs of Minas. Nova Scotia Museum Curatorial Report Number 73. Halifax: Nova Scotia Museum, January, 1993. First Edition. Pp (2),1-75,(1). With 47 b&w photos, some maps and other illustrations in the text. Large 8vo (8½ x 11 inches), black plastic comb-bound, illustrated blue cardcovers, lettered in black. Joleen Gordon, née Aldous (b. 1945, Toronto). Contents : Introduction; History of the Brush Weirs in Nova Scotia; The James Webb Weir at Economy, Nova Scotia; The Gerald Lewis Weir at Five Islands, Nova Scotia; Summary; Bibliography; Appendix One - Description of... View more info