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Dire Straits: The Dilemmas of a Fishery : The Case of Digby Neck and the Islands. First Edition

By: DAVIS, Anthony Social and Economic Studies 43

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Institute of Social and Economic Research / ISER, St. John's, 1991, ISBN:0919666647: 1991

Seller ID: 25501

ISBN: 0919666647


DAVIS, Anthony. Dire Straits : The Dilemmas of a Fishery : The Case of Digby Neck and the Islands. (St. John's, Newfoundland, Canada) : Institute of Social and Economic Research, (1991). First Edition. Pp (10),[xi]-xvi,[1]-114,(6). Illustrated with diagrams, photos, tables. 8vo, illustrated card covers, with French flaps, white spine. Social and Economic Studies 43. Anthony Davis (b. Nova Scotia, 1950). "Dire Straits provides a thorough but accessible case study of a community forced to confront technological and social change. Along the way, both general ... View more info

Doryman's Reflection : A Fisherman's Life. signed pbk.

By: MOLYNEAUX, Paul

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Thunder's Mouth Press, New York, 2005, ISBN:9781560258445:

Seller ID: 95183


MOLYNEAUX, Paul. The Doryman's Reflection : A Fisherman's Life . New York: Thunder's Mouth Press, (2005). Pp. (8),[3]-266, + 16 p. of plates. Illustrated. 8vo, blue card covers. "Part memoir, part historical analysis, [Molyneaux] reveals the life of a rapidly disappearing profession -- that of the commercial fisherman. Molyneaux shares his own history as a young man seeking the fisherman's life in Maine and Alaska while tracing the entangled factors destroying the lifestyle he loves." - from the rear cover. Small bump to upper right front corner, else very good. Inscribed by Molyneaux ... View more info

Draggermen. US in dj

By: MATTESON, George

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Four Winds Press, New York, 1979, ISBN:0590075349:

Seller ID: 16605


MATTESON, George. Draggermen : Fishing on Georges Bank. N.Y.: Four Winds Press, (1979). First Printing. Pp 138. Illustrated. 8vo, grey cloth spine, blue boards. "This book puts you aboard the Elise G., a modern stern trawler,during a typical voyage on Georges Bank." - from the dj. Published for juv enile readers. Vg in nicked dj. 25.00 View more info

Early Trading Companies of New France : A Contribution to the History of Commerce and Discovery in North America. First Edition. Limited, Numbered Edition.

By: BIGGAR, H.P.

Price: $750.00

Publisher: University of Toronto Library, Toronto, 1901,:

Seller ID: 107833


BIGGAR, H.P. . Early Trading Companies of New France : A Contribution to the History of Commerce and Discovery in North America . [Toronto] : University of Toronto Library, 1901. Printed by Warwick Brothers and Rutter. First Edition. Limited, Numbered Edition. Pp (6),v-xii,1-308 + folding colour mapat rear (opp. p.308). Tall 8vo, green cloth, black leather spine with gilt lettering, top edge gilt.. In the University of Toronto Studies in History series. "Edition limited to 600 copies. No.124" Watters p.860. Chapters: 1 . The Discovery and Occupation of the St. Lawrence Valley [Cartier'... View more info

Earth & Tide. Vol. 1, No. 2, August, 1980

By: WOODMAN, Harold L. (ed.) WHITAKER, John C. COUSINS, Leone B. FLICK, Don

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Fundy Group Publications Limited, Yarmouth, N.S., 1980,:

Seller ID: 94495


WOODMAN, Harold L. (ed.). Earth & Tide. Vol. 1, No. 2, August, 1980. Yarmouth, N.S.: Fundy Group Publications Limited, 1980. Pp [1]-35,(1) including covers. Illustrated. Triple Column. 4to, illustrated white stapled card covers. Supplement to Hants Journal, August 27, 1980. Contents : Don't Stone the Hornets (by Margaret Stanbury); There is Room at the Inn (by Michael Ingraham);The George's Bank Treaty [fisheries] (by John C. Whitaker, pp 10-12);An Innovative Canadian Weaver (by Bill Power); Spruce Ridge Camp (by Irene Lloyd Goodwin); Ten Thousand Mackerel & A Sunday Suit [fishing] (by Don Fl ... View more info

Echo Fishing.

By: HAINES, R.G.

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Leonard Hill, London, 1969,:

Seller ID: 26936


HAINES, R.G. Echo Fishing. London : Leonard Hill, 1969. Pp 116. Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth. "A book for the practical fisherman which explains, in non-technical terms, the basic principles of underwater sound propagation and the methods of applying these principles in modern echo sounding and Sonar systems for the fishing industries." -from the dj. Very good in edgeworn dustjacket. 22.00 View more info

Ecology of Freshwater Fish Production. signed by Mann. in dj.

By: GERKING, Shelby D., ed. MANN, D.K.

Price: $160.00

Publisher: Blackwell Scientific Publications, Oxford, 1978, ISBN:0632002565:

Seller ID: 69544


GERKING, Shelby D., ed. Ecology of Freshwater Fish Production . Edited by Shelby D. Gerking. Oxford: Blackwell Scientific Publications, (1978). Pp. [i]-xiv,[1]-520,(2). Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth with gilt lettered black title block. Contents: 1. Chapman's "Production in Fish Populations", 2. Robson and Spangler's "Estimation of Population Abundance and Survival", 3. Weatherley and Rogers's "Some Aspects of Age and Growth", 4. Bagenal's "Aspects of Fish Fecundity", 5. Braum's "Ecological Aspects of the Survival of Fish Eggs, Embryos and Larvae", 6. Bur... View more info

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Economic Welfare of the Maritime Provinces. First Edition

By: SAUNDERS, S.A. BALCOM, Alfred Burpee, Introd PATTERSON, F.W., Announcement

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Acadia University: 1932

Seller ID: 11433


SAUNDERS, S.A. The Economic Welfare of the Maritime Provinces : $1000 Prize Essay in Competetion Conducted by Acadia University. Wolfville, Nova Scotia : [Acadia University], 1932. First Edition. Pp (8),[9]-160. With tables in the text. 8vo, dark maroon cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Economic Publications (No.1). Introduction by Alfred Burpee Balcom; 1. Author's Introduction : The Economic Welfare of the Maritime Provinces 2. The Forest Industries (pp.13-24); 3. The Mining Industry; 4. The Coal Industry; 5. T... View more info

Economic Welfare of the Maritime Provinces. First Edition

By: SAUNDERS, S.A. BALCOM, Alfred Burpee, Introd PATTERSON, F.W., Announcement

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Wolfville, 1932,:

Seller ID: 91218


SAUNDERS, S.A. The Economic Welfare of the Maritime Provinces : $1000 PrizeEssay in Competetion Conducted by Acadia University. Wolfville, Nova Scoti a : [Acadia University], 1932. First Edition. Pp (8),[9]-160. With tables in the text. 8vo, dark maroon cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Economic Publications (No.1). Introduction by Alfred Burpee Balcom; 1. Author's Introduction : The Economic Welfare of the Maritime Provinces 2.. The Forest Industries (pp.13-24); 3. The Mining Industry; 4. The Coal Industry; 5. The Fishing Industry (pp.46-57); 6.. The Tourist Trade; 7. The Agricultural Industry ... View more info

Een Zee te Hoog. in dj.

By: BOELMANS KRANENBURG, H. A. H. and J. P. VAN DE VOORT VAN DE VOORT, J. P.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: De Boer Maritiem, Bussum, Netherlands, 1979,:

Seller ID: 53540


BOELMANS KRANENBURG, H. A. H. and J. P. VAN DE VOORT. Een Zee te Hoog : Scheepsrampen bij de Nederslandse Zeevisserij, 1860-1976. (Bussum, Netherlands): De Boer Maritiem, (1979). Pp. 147. Illustrated. Large 8vo, green cloth. Examines the loss of various Dutch fishing vessels, including several pagesof charts outlining the date of sinking, the vessel, the type of vessel, t he number of crew members lost, etc. Text in Dutch. Vg in dj. 30.00 View more info

Effects of Fishing Gear on the Sea Floor of New England. First Edition

By: DORSEY, Eleanor M., and Judith PEDERSON (eds.) PEDERSON, Judith

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Conservation Law Foundation, Boston, 1998, ISBN:1892787008:

Seller ID: 111754


DORSEY, Eleanor M., and Judith PEDERSON (eds.). Effects of Fishing Gear on the Sea Floor of New England. Boston : Conservation Law Foundation, 1998. First Edition. Pp (2),i-v,(1),1-160. Illustrated. Maps. Double Column. 4to, illustrated blue card covers, lettered in white and black. Very good. 60.00Contents : Introduction (by Eleanor M. Dorsey and Judith Pederson). [Pt. 1 ] The New England Sea Flor: Description and Natural Disturbance. Geologicaloverview of the sea floor of New England (by Eleanor M. Dorsey). Mapping t he surflcial geology of the western Gulf of Maine (by Joseph T. Kelley). Be... View more info

Emptying Their Nets : Small Capital and Rural industrialization in the NovaScotia Fishing Industry

By: APOSTLE, Richard BARRETT, Gene

Price: $25.00

Publisher: University of Toronto Press, Toronto, 1992, ISBN:0802068316:

Seller ID: 12637


APOSTLE, Richard and Gene BARRETT. Emptying Their Nets : Small Capital and Rural industrialization in the Nova Scotia Fishing Industry. Toronto : University of Toronto Press, (1992). Pp (8),[ix]xvii,(5),[3]-396. Tables. Maps.8vo, card covers. Also with contributions by Pauline Barber, Kevin J. Barr ett, Anthony Davis, Marie Giasson, Leonard Kasdan, Leigh Mazany and Lawrence Willett. "The day of the independent fisher is done, according to conventional wisdom. There is a widespread conviction today that the survival of small capital in the fishing industry is anachronistic or, at best, exce... View more info

Energy and Fish Harvesting. blue printed card covers.

By: SCOTT, Walter G., Coordinator.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Government of Canada, Fisheries and Oceans, 1981,:

Seller ID: 54685


SCOTT, Walter G., Coordinator. Energy and Fish Harvesting : Conference Proceedings. [Ottawa]: Government of Canada, Fisheries and Oceans, 1981. Pp 166. Illustrated with photos, graphs, diagrams and tables to text. 4to, printed card covers. "The express purpose of the conference is to provide a focuson the potential effects of ever rising energy costs on the harvesting sec tor of the fishing industry and to generate discussion on potential solutions to these problems." -from the text. Slight dampstaing to rear cover and latter pages, ow vg. 12.00 View more info

Energy and Fish Harvesting. blue printed card covers.

By: SCOTT, Walter G., Coordinator.

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Government of Canada, Fisheries and Oceans, 1981,:

Seller ID: 70974


SCOTT, Walter G., Coordinator. Energy and Fish Harvesting : Conference Proceedings. [Ottawa]: Government of Canada, Fisheries and Oceans, [1981]. Pp 166. Illustrated with photos, graphs, diagrams and tables to text. 4to, printed card covers. "The express purpose of the conference is to provide a focus on the potential effects of ever rising energy costs on the harvesting sector of the fishing industry and to generate discussion on potential solutions to these problems." -from the text. Vg. 14.00 View more info

English Enterprise in Newfoundland 1577-1660. First Edition in dustjacket.

By: CELL, Gillian T.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Toronto, 1969,: 1969

Seller ID: 2355

ISBN: 0802052320


CELL, Gillian T. English Enterprise in Newfoundland 1577-1660. Toronto : University of Toronto Press, 1969. First Edition. Pp (14),[3]-181,(3). Maps in the text. 8vo, orange cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Gillian Townsend Cell, née Townsend (b. June 5, 1937, Birkenhead, Cheshire, England - d. September 7, 2012, Chapel Hill, North Carolina). O'Dea 4363. "Between 1577 and 1660 Newfoundland emerged from relative obscurity to become the centre of a booming and valued industry, the site of one of England's first colonies, and a place of such strateg... View more info

Entanglement : The Intertwined Fates of Whales and Fishermen. in dj.

By: JOHNSON, Tora

Price: $20.00

Publisher: University Press of Florida, Gainesville, FL, 2005, ISBN:0813027977:

Seller ID: 67840


JOHNSON, Tora. Entanglement : The Intertwined Fates of Whales and Fishermen. Gainesville, FL: University Press of Florida, (2005). Pp. [i]-xvi,[1]-28 9,(15). Illustrated. 8vo, pale green cloth spine with blue paper covered boards. Contents: 1. Stormy and Ibis: Reclaiming the Tools of the Whaler, 2. Jon Lien: The Whale Man of Newfoundland, 3. Sarda: The Right Whale in the Wrong Sea, 4. There Ought to Be a Law: Searching for the Smoking Gun, 5. Churchill: Dancing with Eternity, 6. What Do Whales Know?, 7. Sink or Float: Fishing Gear for the Future, 8. The Damn DAMs: A Box Big Enough for the Levi... View more info

Escape to Sea. in dj.

By: BURGESS, John N Fisherman's Library.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Fishing News (Books), 0,:

Seller ID: 35091


BURGESS, John N. Escape to Sea. L: Fishing News (Books), [ca. 1960]. Pp 136. 8vo, blue cloth. The Fisherman's Library. A quaintly optimistic book in which the author draws on his own experience to encourage other young men to consider a career in the burgeoning fisheries, in the full conviction that "the future of fishing is bright and attractive around all coasts". Dampwrinkling to bottom edge, edges specked, else vg in rubbed, dampwrinkled dj. 20.00 View more info

Eskimos of the Nushagak River : An Ethnographic History. First Edition in dustjacket

By: VANSTONE, James W.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: University of Washington Press, 1967,:

Seller ID: 57200


VANSTONE, James W. Eskimos of the Nushagak River : An Ethnographic History.Seattle and London : University of Washington Press, (1967). First Edition . Pp. (6),vii-xxiv,(2),3-192. With 4 maps. 8vo, light blue cloth, blue titles to spine. A social and economic history of the Inuit (or Eskimo) people from the Nushagak River region of southwestern Alaska. University of Washington Publications in Anthropology Volume 15. See review in Arctic: Journal of the Arctic Institute of North America, Vol 22. No 4, December 1969, pp.448-9. Contents: Part I. Agents of Change. 1. Russian and American Explorati... View more info

Eskimos of the Nushagak River : An Ethnographic History. First Edition in dustjacket

By: VANSTONE, James W.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: University of Washington Press, 1967,:

Seller ID: 71139


VANSTONE, James W. Eskimos of the Nushagak River : An Ethnographic History.Seattle and London : University of Washington Press, (1967). First Edition . Pp. (6),vii-xxiv,(2),3-192. With 4 maps. 8vo, light blue cloth, blue titles to spine. A social and economic history of the Inuit (or Eskimo) people from the Nushagak River region of southwestern Alaska. University of Washington Publications in Anthropology Volume 15. See review in Arctic: Journal of the Arctic Institute of North America, Vol 22. No 4, December 1969, pp.448-9. Contents: Part I. Agents of Change. 1. Russian and American Explorati... View more info

Essays on the New Law of the Sea

By: VUKAS, Budislav, (ed.) GLASSNER, Martin VIDAS, Davor MIGLIORINO, Luigi

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Faculty of Law, University of Zagreb, Zagreb, 1985,:

Seller ID: 103321


VUKAS, Budislav, (ed.). Essays on the New Law of the Sea. Zagreb : (Facultyof Law, University of Zagreb ), 1985. Pp (4),v-x,1-556,(2). 8vo, blue prin ted card covers, the text, though primarily in English, is multilingual; aspresented in the languages of the contributors. "Contributions to the Stud y of Comparative and International Law / Prinosi za poredbeno proucavanje prava i medunarodno pravo" No. 21. Contents : Part I. - UNCLOS III: A Landmark in International Legislation. M. Sahovic's "La codification et le development progressif du droit international : Convention des Nation... View more info