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Fish Saving : A History of Fish Processing from Ancient to Modern Times. UK, no dj. as is

By: CUTTING, Charles L.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Leonard Hill, London, 1955,:

Seller ID: 90767


CUTTING, Charles L. Fish Saving : A History of Fish Processing from Ancientto Modern Times. London: Leonard Hill, (1955). First UK Printing. Pp. (i)- xv,[1],1-372, colour frontis., + 44 p. of plates. Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. This volume presents the evolution of fish processing and preservation from classical times to the present, by examining advances in drying, salting, smoking, and other methods of preserving fish catches. Of specific Newfoundland interest (though Newfoundland references are prevalent throughout): 6. White Fish Salting and Drying: Norway, I... View more info

Fishery for Iceland Scallops in Northeastern Gulf of St. Lawrence (NAFO Subdiv. 4R) in 1994

By: NAIDU, K. S., F. M. CAHILL, and C. M. SEWARD CAHILL, F. M. SEWARD, C. M. DFO Atlantic Fisheries Research Document 95/137)

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Science Branch, Department of Fisheries and Oceans, St. John's, NF, 1995,:

Seller ID: 67805


NAIDU, K. S., F. M. CAHILL, and C. M. SEWARD. The Fishery for Iceland Scallops in Northeastern Gulf of St. Lawrence (NAFO Subdiv. 4R) in 1994 . St. John's, NF: Science Branch, Department of Fisheries and Oceans, 1995. Pp. [1]-14, including cover sheet, + 4 p. of charts at rear. Large 8vo, stapled typescript with yellow cover sheet. DFO Atlantic Fisheries Research Document 95/137. Vg. 6.00 View more info

Folk, Fish and Fun. First Edition in dustjacket. Signed

By: BALFOUR, Harold. WULFF, Lee

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Terence Dalton Limited, Lavenham, Suffolk , 1978, ISBN:0900963859:

Seller ID: 79973


BALFOUR, Harold. Flk, Fish and Fun. Foreword by Chapman Pincher. Lavenham, Suffolk : Terence Dalton Limited, 1978. First Edition. Pp [i]-xiv,1-106,+ 25 pp. Photos. 8vo, white cloth, gilt lettering to spine. “Harold Balfour, Lord Balfour of Inchrye, [...] is also an authority of all aspects of river fishing. [...] In this book he introduces the Rivers Tweed, Spey and Dee, amongst others in Scotland; the Restigouche in Canada; the Serpentine in Newfoundland and others in Norway and Iceland and tells of his biggest catch ever in the estuary of the Volta River in the Gold Coast (now Ghana).” -... View more info

Frost on My Mustache. US proof

By: MOORE, Tim DUFFERIN, Lord.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: St. Martin's Press, 2000,:

Seller ID: 60523


MOORE, Tim. Frost on My Mustache : The Arctic Exploits of a Lord and a Loafer. N.Y.: St. Martin's Press, (2000). Advance Uncorrected Proofs. Pp 280. 8vo, pale blue card covers. Vg. 10.00 View more info

Great Stories of the Sea and Ships. Reprint Edition in dustjacket

By: WYETH, N.C. (ed.) HURD, Peter

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Galahad Books, 1992, ISBN:0883657074: 1992

Seller ID: 61001

ISBN: 0883657074


WYETH, N.C., (ed.). Great Stories of the Sea and Ships. Edited and with an Introduction by N.C. Wyeth. Illustrated by Peter Hurd. New York : Galahad Books, (1992). Pp (4),5-431,(1). 8vo (160 x 230 mm), black paper-covered spine with grey paper-covered boards, gilt lettering to spine. Newell Convers Wyeth (b. October 22, 1882, Needham, Massachusetts – d. October 19, 1945, Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania). See Smith & Weller, Sea Fiction Guide 2513 for the original 1940 edition publsihed by David McCay Company, New York. "This collection of sea sto... View more info

Great Stories of the Sea and Ships. reprint in dj

By: WYETH, N.C. (ed.) HURD, Peter

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Galahad Books, 1986,:

Seller ID: 15584


WYETH, N.C. (ed.). Great Stories of the Sea and Ships. Edited and with an Introduction by N.C. Wyeth. Illustrated by Peter Hurd. N.Y.: Galahad Books, (1986). Pp 431. 8vo, blue cloth. Contents : "The Mermaid" by Hans CrhistianAnderson; "The in the Foretop" by James Boyd; "Collision at Sea" by Frank T. Bullen; "The Voyage of 1492" by Christopher Columbus; "The Wreck of the Royal Caroline" by James Fenimore Cooper; "Death at Sea" and "North-Wester"by Richard Henry Dana, Jr.; "Three Adventures of Robinson Crusoe" by Danie l Defoe; ... View more info

Gunboat Diplomacy 1919-1979, Political Applications of Limited Naval Force. Second Edition in dustjacket

By: CABLE, James Studies in International Security No. 16

Price: $65.00

Publisher: St. Martin's Press, New York, 1981, ISBN:0312353464:

Seller ID: 108081


CABLE, James. Gunboat Diplomacy 1919-1979, Political Applications of Limited Naval Force. New York : St. Martin's Press, (1976). Second Edition, Revised. Pp (8),9-288. Tables in text. 8vo, black cloth, gilt lettering to spine. No. 16 in the Studies in International Security series. "Until this book first appeared in 1971, most people thought that gunboat diplomacy was a thing of the past. Readers of the first edition were startled by the evidencethat navies had been active in every peacetime year from 1919 to 1969. Jam es Cable not only illuminated this aspect of naval history but also con... View more info

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H.M.S. Rodney at Sea: Being the Story of the Second Commission of His Majesty's Battleship Rodney. no dj.

By: BENSTEAD, C.R

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Methuen, London , 1932,:

Seller ID: 38489


BENSTEAD, C.R. H.M.S. Rodney at Sea : Being the Story of the Second Commission of His Majesty's Battleship 'Rodney'. London : Methuen & Co. Ltd., (1932). Pp (),vii-xii,(2),1-205, (3),(8, publisher's catalogue) + frontispiece,+ [19] leaves plates. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Originally intended as a private cruise book for Rodney's crew, this volume details ( in a charming and lighthearted manner) the battleship's voyages in 1930-31-32. The itinerary includes Iceland, the Azores and West Indies, Madeira andGibraltar, as well as extensive cruising in the Channel, North and Irish S ... View more info

History of Icelandic Prose Writers, 1800-1940. By Stefan Einarsson [book review]. Reprinted from The Journal of English and German Philosophy, Vol. 48, No. 3, July, 1949

By: KIRKCONNELL, Watson.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: 1949,:

Seller ID: 88218


KIRKCONNELL, Watson. History of Icelandic Prose Writers, 1800-1940. By Stefan Einarsson [book review by Kirkconnell]. Reprinted from The Journal of English and German Philosophy, Vol. XLVIII, No. 3, July, 1949, pp [437]-439, (1). 8vo, single folded sheet. Watson Kirkconnell was President of Acadia University, Wolfville, Nova Scotia. Snelson 1274. Very good. 5.00 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

Iceland : Handbook for Tourists. 2nd ed

By: STEFÁNSSON, Stefán

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Hekla Travel Bureau, 1930,:

Seller ID: 65596


STEFÁNSSON, Stefán. Iceland : Handbook for Tourists. With illustrations andmaps. Reykjavik: Hekla Travel Bureau, 1930. Pp. 131, [11] pp. of ads, fold ed coloured map in rear pouch. Small 8vo, maroon cloth, gilt titles to front, plain spine. A pocket-sized guide to travel in Iceland, with short sections on the history and way of life in that country, as well as some recommendations for hiking and camping trips . Faint dampstaining to thelower front cover, owner's name inked to ffep, else vg. 40.00 View more info

Iceland : Nature and Nation in Photographs. Published in co-operation with the Tourist Association of Iceland commemorating ther 20th anniversary of the Independence of Iceland.

By: Iceland - Photography).

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Isafoldarprentsmidja H.F, Reykjavik , 1938,:

Seller ID: 79804


(Iceland - Photography). Iceland : Nature and Nation in Photographs. Published in co-operation with the Tourist Association of Iceland commemorating ther 20th anniversary of the Independence of Iceland. Reykjavik : Isafoldarprentsmidja H.F., 1938. Pp (38),(264 black-and-white photographs on 176 pages),(8), unpaginated. One colour and one black-and-white plate. 4to, brown leatherette, yapped edges. Preface : Geir G. Zoega. Introduction : Palmi Hannesson. Photograps [sic] selected by Bjorn Arnorsson. Text to photographs : Gudbrandur Jonsson. Bilingual Icelandic and English texts and photo-capt... View more info

Iceland Fisherman

By: LOTI, Pierre BAINES, W.P., trans. OVERTON, John, frontis.

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Frederick A. Stokes, New York, 0,:

Seller ID: 77859


LOTI, Pierre. The Iceland Fisherman . (Pêcheur d'Islande). Translated from the French by W.P. Baines. With colour frontispiece by John Overton. New York: Frederick A. Stokes, [n.d.]. Pp. [1]-256, including frontis. 8vo, maroon cloth with printed paper title label to spine, top edge dyed red. From The Works of Pierre Loti series. Dampspotted paper spine label starting to peel away, else vg. 22.50 View more info

Iceland Fisherman

By: LOTI, Pierre CAMBON, M. Jules, trans. UZANNE, Octave French Classical Romances series

Price: $10.00

Publisher: P.F. Collier & Son, New York, 1902,:

Seller ID: 77723


LOTI, Pierre. An Iceland Fisherman. Translated from the French with a critical introduction by His Excellency M. Jules Cambon, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of France to the United States. A frontispiece and numerous other portratis with descriptive notes by Octave Uzanne. New York: P.F. Collier & Son, (1902). Pp. [i]-xxix,(1),[1]-280, frontis. Illustrated. 8vo, green cloth with gilt title block to spine. A volume in The French Classical Romances series. General Editor: Edmund Gosse. Slight spine roll, rear inner hinge tender, else vg. 10.00 View more info

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Iceland Fisherman. LEC edition in slipcase

By: LOTI, Pierre. ENDORE, Guy, trans. BERG,

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Limited Editions Club, 1931,:

Seller ID: 30873


LOTI, Pierre. An Iceland Fisherman. Translated from the French by Guy Endore, Illustrated with lithographs by Yngve Berg. Stockholm : Printed for the Limited Editions Club by P.A. Norstedt & Soner, 1931. Pp 207. Lg 8vo, white canvas spine, tan lithographed boards, t.e.g. Limited to 1500 numbered copies signed by the artist - this being no.324. This is the ninth book of the Club. A book of nautical fiction. Vg-fine in rubbed slipcase. 100.00 View more info

Iceland's 1100 Years : History of a Marginal Society. First Edition, Paperback.

By: KARLSSON, Gunnar.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Mal og menning, 2000, ISBN:9979320524:

Seller ID: 113615


KARLSSON, Gunnar. Iceland's 1100 Years : History of a Marginal Society. [N.pl.] : Mal og menning, (2000). First thus printing. Pp. (4),v-xiii,(1),1-418. 8vo, art-illustrated black card covers with blue and pink lettering to front cover and spine. "'Iceland's 1100 Years' recounts the history of a society on the margin of Europe as well as on the margin of reaching the size and wealth of a proper state. Iceland is unique among European societies inbeing founded as late as the Viking Age, and in surviving for centuries wt ihout any central power after Christianity had introduced the art of wr... View more info

Icelandic Enterprise: Commerce and Economy in the Middle Ages

By: GELSINGER, Bruce E.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: University of South Caroline Press, Columbia, S.C., 1981, ISBN:0872494055:

Seller ID: 78380


GELSINGER, Bruce E. Icelandic Enterprise: Commerce and Economy in the Middle Ages. First Edition. (Columbia), S.C.: South Carolina University Press, (1981). Pp. (4) v-vii (1) ix-xix (3) 3-299 (1). 8vo, black cloth. Contents Part One: Icelandic Prerequisites for Foreign Trade; Part Two: Iceland's Commercial World; Part Three: The Course of Icelandic Foreign Trade: A Summary; Epilogue: Icelandic Foreign Trade from 1264 to the End of the Middle Ages. Signed w/ inscription. Vg, with blue dj. Dj is slightly torn at top, especially above spine, some scratching on back of dj. 30.00 View more info

Icelandic Folktales and Legends. 1st pbk.

By: SIMPSON, Jacqueline

Price: $28.00

Publisher: University of California Press, Berkeley, CA, 1979, ISBN:0520038355:

Seller ID: 72828


SIMPSON, Jacqueline. Icelandic Folktales and Legends . Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, (1979). First Paperback Printing. Pp. [i]-viii,(2),[1]-206. 8vo, illustrated card covers with white spine. A collection of eighty-five short folktales from medieval Iceland, focusing on subjects suchas elves, trolls, ghosts, buried treasure, &c. Spine title faded to near n on-existant visibility, faint spotting to top edge, name, else vg. 28.00 View more info

Identifications : Ethnicity and the Writer in Canada. First Edition.

By: BALAN, Jars, (ed.) KREISEL, Henry ARNASON, David LEVITAN, Seymour

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Canadian Institute of Ukrainian Studies, University of Alberta, Edmonton, 1982, ISBN:0920862152:

Seller ID: 101506


BALAN, Jars, (ed.). Identifications : Ethnicity and the Writer in Canada. Edited by Jars Balan. Edmonton: The Canadian Institute of Ukrainian Studies,University of Alberta, 1982. First Printing. Pp. (8),[ix]-xii,[1]-158,(6). 8vo, illustrated white card covers with black lettering to front and spine . A volume in the Alberta Library in Ukrainian Canadian Studies series. "Presents selected papers froma conference held in Edmonton in 1979, which examined the relationship between ethnicity and the literature of selected writers in Canada." - from the rear cover. Contents: Henry Kreisel's &... View more info

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Illumination in a Manuscript of Stjón. in dj

By: JÓNSDÓTTIR, Selma FOOTE, Peter G. (trans.)

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Almenna bókafélagið, 1971,:

Seller ID: 64266


JÓNSDÓTTIR, Selma. Illumination in a Manuscript of Stjón. Translated by Peter G. Foote. Reykjavík: Almenna bókafélagið, 1971. Pp. 80, followed by 7 colour plates and 56 black & white plates.4to, grey cloth, black titles to front and spine. "AM 227 fol. is among the most splendid of Icelandic manuscripts. it contains one of many extant copies of the work called Stjórn, a translation, that is, of some books of the Old Testament."- from the text. A very nice copy in dust jacket. 60.00 View more info