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Writers of Newfoundland and Labrador : Twentieth Century

By: DE LEON, Lisa BROWN, Cassie MORGAN, Bernice SMALLWOOD, Joseph R.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Jesperson Press, St. John's, 1985, ISBN:092050258x:

Seller ID: 58511


DE LEON, Lisa. Writers of Newfoundland and Labrador : Twentieth Century. St. John's. NF: Jesperson Press, 1985. Pp. 380. Illustrated. 8vo, blue ill. card covers. Authors included are: Cassie Brown, Victor Butler, Grace Butt, Tom Cahill, Michael Cook, Georgiana Cooper, Tom Dawe, Margaret Duley, Jack Fitzgerald, Elizabeth Goudie, Bill Gough, Ray Guy, Harold Horwood, Joan Horwood, Percy Janes, Kevin Major, Len Margaret, Jessie Mifflin, Tom Moore, Bernice Morgan, Patrick O'Flaherty, Paul O'Neill, Richard A. Parsons, Gordon Pinsent, David G. Pitt, Al Pittman, Cyril F. Poole, Helen Porter, Herbert L... View more info

Writing the Sea. First Edition

By: BROWN, Cassie

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Flanker Press, St. John's, NF, 2005, ISBN:1894463749:

Seller ID: 67336


BROWN, Cassie. Writing the Sea. St. John's, NL : Flanker Press Ltd., 2005. First Printing. Pp. (8),ix-x,1-163,(3). Illustrated with 37 b&w photos in the text. 8vo, Brian Bursey photo-illustrated blue cardcovers. A collection of Brown's pieces on life in Newfoundland and of disasters around the island province's perilous coasts. Includes numerous articles on the sinking of the Florizel, as well as the Caribou disaster, the mutiny on the Diana, theloss of the Hope and the Empress of Scotland, and the rescue of the crew a board the Leicester. "Cassie Brown is one of Canada's best-known writer... View more info

Yachting on Toronto Bay"

By: Canadian Life and Resources)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: 1907,:

Seller ID: 34766


(Canadian Life and Resources). "Yachting on Toronto Bay with some snapshots at the trial races for the challenger for the Canada Cup". A photospread in Canadian Life and Resources, Vol.5, New Series, Nos.9, Sept.1907, p.13. The whole issue : pp (2),3-30,(2). Folio, illustrated wrappers. This one-page photospread shows the winner the Adele, as well as the Crusader, Aileen, and Mackinaw. Of Newfoundland interest : "The Oldest British Colony" (pp.10-12,28, illustrated with 5 photos and a map); a mention of Mrs. Leonidas Hubbard lecturing on "her thrilling trip through Labrador... View more info

Yarns on Heroes of the Deep. 4th ed.

By: MATHEWS, Basil and Arthur E. SOUTHON SOUTHON, Arthur E. Yarns series) GRENFELL, Wilfred)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Edinburgh House Press, London, 1927,:

Seller ID: 70732


MATHEWS, Basil and Arthur E. SOUTHON. Yarns on Heroes of the Deep. London: Edinburgh House Press, 1927. Fourth Edition. Pp. [1]-64. 8vo, illustrated grey and blue card covers. A volume in The Yarns Series. Contents: 1. "A Fight With Death: Wilfred Grenfell", 2. "If I Only Had a Ship: John Williams",3. "The Twins of Star Island: Coleridge Patterson", 4. "Adrift on a Raft: Elikana", 5. "The Man Whose Dreams Came True: Allen Gardiner", 6. "Saved from the Slavers: David Livingstone", 7. "In Peril of Shipwreck: Paul of Tarsus". Two-inch split ... View more info

Yarns on Heroes of the Deep. as is.

By: MATHEWS, Basil and Arthur E. SOUTHON SOUTHON, Arthur E. Yarns series) GRENFELL, Wilfred)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Edinburgh House Press, London, 1931,:

Seller ID: 80340


MATHEWS, Basil and Arthur E. SOUTHON. Yarns on Heroes of the Deep. London: Edinburgh House Press, 1931. Pp. [1]-64. 8vo, illustrated grey and blue card covers. A volume in The Yarns Series. Contents: 1. "A Fight With Death: Wilfred Grenfell", 2. "If I Only Had a Ship: John Williams", 3. "The Twins of Star Island: Coleridge Patterson", 4. "Adrift on a Raft: Elikana", 5. "The Man Whose Dreams Came True: Allen Gardiner", 6. "Saved from the Slavers: David Livingstone", 7. "In Peril of Shipwreck: Paul of Tarsus". Front coverdetached, spine chi... View more info

Yesterday's News. First Edition

By: WADDEN, Nix

Price: $20.00

Publisher: DRC Publishing, St. John's, 2008, ISBN:0980936977:

Seller ID: 112733


WADDEN, Nix. Yeserday's News. (St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador : DRC Publishing, 2008). First Edition. Pp (3),iv-xii,1-214,(2). Illustrated. 8vo, photo-illustrated maroon card covers, lettered in white. "Political controversy, bitter federal provincial power struggles and larger than life personalities, notably Premier Joey Smallwood and Prime Minister John Diefenbaker, dominated the early years of Newfoundland's emergence as Canada's tenthprovince. In Yesterday's News, former radio and TV news reporter Nix Wadde n recalls dramatic highlights of that exciting era notably a tumultuous... View more info

Yuletide Yarns : Stories of Newfoundland and Labrador Christmases Gone By. First Edition

By: McCARTHY, Mike LANNON, Alice

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Creative Publisher, St. John's, NF, 2002, ISBN:1894294505:

Seller ID: 64712


McCARTHY, Mike and Alice LANNON, (eds.). Yuletide Yarns : Stories of Newfoundland and Labrador Christmases Gone By. St. John's, Newfoundland : Creative Publishers, 2002. First Edition. Pp [i]-xii,(2),3-147,(1). Illustrated with photos to text. 8vo (140 x 215 mm), art-illustrated blue cardcovers, with white & yellow lettering to spine. A collection of yarns, poems, recipes,fiction / nonfiction, memories of Christmas in Newfoundland and Labrador i n days gone by. Arranged in four sections. Section I. Christmas Customs of Newfoundland and Labrador. Section II. Newfoundland and Labrador Christmas ... View more info

Zanussi : Transatlantic Balloon. First Edition, paperback

By: DAVEY, Christopher, Major CAMERON, Don

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Sports Sponsorship Promotions (Jersey), St.Aubin, Jersey, Channel Islands, 1982,:

Seller ID: 18836


DAVEY, Christopher, Major and Don CAMERON. Zanussi : Transatlantic Balloon.(St.Aubin, Jersey: Sports Sponsorship Promotions (Jersey), 1982). Pp (8),i x-xii,[1]-179,(1) + 8 pp of colour photos. 8vo, illustrated card covers. This is the story of Donald Cameron and Christopher Davey's 1978 attempt to make the premier Atlantic crossing by balloon, which ended when bad weather forced their heated helium balloon "Zanussi" down after a 2,000 mile flightfrom Canada. It was piloted by Cameron and Christopher Davey. They left St . John's, Newfoundland and Labrador on 26 July 1978, covered 1,780 ... View more info