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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

Workaday Schooners : The Edward W. Smith Photographs taken on Narragansett Bay. in dj.

By: SMITH, Edward W., Jr., comp CHAPELLE, Howard I. MORGAN, Charles S. ROWLAND, John T.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: International Marine, Camden, ME, 1975, ISBN:0877420122:

Seller ID: 43632


SMITH, Edward W., Jr., comp. Workaday Schooners : The Edward W. Smith Photographs taken on Narragansett Bay, 1895-1905; Together with Writings and Plans Describing the Designs and Use of Schooners of the Period. Camden, ME: International Marine, (1975). Pp 196. Square 8vo, brown cloth. Lovely photographs of working schooners in their natural habitats, augmented by authoritative essays: "The Gloucester Fishing Schooners" by Howard I. Chapelle; "The Mackerel Fishery" by George Brown Goode; "New England Coasting Schooners"by Charles S. Morgan; "About the Big Coasters&#... 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

Yarmouth's 175th Anniversary 1936

By: Yarmouth)

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Kentville Publishing, 1936,:

Seller ID: 16892


(Yarmouth). Yarmouth's 175th Anniversary 1936 : The Western Gateway of NovaScotia. (Kentville : Kentville Publishing Co., 1936). Pp (6),[7]-94,(2), f rontispiece + 9 plates. 8vo, card covers. Contents : Yarmouth; Viking Colonies Pre-dated Discovery by Columbus; The Legend of the Oak; The Magic Trailof Reality; Legend of the Devil's Rock; Recollections; The Legend of the S entinel; A Fishing We Will Go; Tuna! What, Again?; Garrison Artillery Company of Yarmouth, 1890; A Trip on the South Shore; Some Reminiscences of the Yarmouth Fire Department; Birchdale Camps; A Nova Scotian Sings; Cosmos Imp... View more info