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2182 kHz : a novel. 1st US pr in dj

By: MASIEL, David.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Random House, New York, 2002, ISBN:0375506063:

Seller ID: 80275

MASIEL, David. 2182 kHz : a novel. New York : Random House, (2002). First Printing. Pp (8),[1]-294,(2). 8 vo, white cloth spine with white paper covered boards, grey lettering to spine. "By all accounts, Henry Seine should have packed it in long ago, certainly before he started scanning marine distress channels for fun. But sixteen-hour days spent hauling heavy cargo aboard tugs and icebreakers along the frozen arctic offshore (not to mention smoking copious amounts of Cannabis indica) can warp a man's sense of reality. Desperate for real human contact, he tunes the sideband radio to 2182... View more info

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A Five-Year Plan. First Canadian Edition in dustjacket

By: KERR, Philip

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Doubleday Canada Limited, Toronto, 1997, ISBN:0385257155: 1997

Seller ID: 31796

ISBN: 0385257155

KERR, Philip. A Five-Year Plan: a novel. (Toronto) : Doubleday Canada Limited, (1997). First Canadian Printing. Pp (12),[3]-337,(5). 8vo [152 x 235 mm], blue spine with blue paper-covered boards, silver lettering to spine. Philip Ballantyne Kerr (b. February 22, 1956, Edinburgh, Scotland – d. March 23, 2018, London, England) was a British author best known for his Bernie Gunther series of historical detective thrillers. A thriller in which large, expensive yachts are used in a scheme to launder South American drug money through Russian banks. "Dave... View more info

A Plague of Sailors. First Edition in dustjacket.

By: CALLISON, Brian.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Collins, London , 1971, ISBN:000221654X: 1971

Seller ID: 90323

ISBN: 000221654X

CALLISON, Brian. A Plague of Sailors. London : Collins, (1971). First Edition. Pp [1]-[252],(2). 8vo, brown cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Brian Richard Callison (b. July 13, 1934, Manchester, England) former Merchant Navy officer and noted author of sea fiction. "It is just before dawn in a remote Highland glen. At the main gate of what seems to be a hydro-electric station lounges the bored watchman, counting the minutes before he comes off duty. The headlights of a distant car are the only touch of life in a tranquil scene. And then.. And then we are pitchforked ... View more info

Aboard the Lizzie Ross. 1st US in dj. ex-lib.

By: DAVIES, Harriet Vaughan GROSSMAN, Nancy

Price: $10.00

Publisher: 1966,:

Seller ID: 24780

DAVIES, Harriet Vaughan. Aboard the Lizzie Ross. Illustrated by Nancy Grossman. N.Y.: W.W. Norton & Co., (1966). First Printing. Pp 221. 8vo, illustrated yellow cloth. Reinforced Library Edition. For ages 10 and up. "Aboard the Lizzie Ross follows the life and adventures aboard a square rigger of a sea-going family in the late nineteenth century. The book is intended for readers of all ages and especially for those who at some time or other have felt the lure of the sea." - from preface. Ex-library, else vg in dj. 10.00 View more info

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Acadiensia Nova (1598-1779). In Two Volumes. First Edition in dustjackets

By: MORSE, William Inglis

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Bernard Quaritch Ltd., London, 1935,: 1935

Seller ID: 107916

MORSE, William Inglis (collected and edited by). Acadiensia Nova (1598-1779). In Two Volumes. New and Unpublished Documents and Other Data Relating to Acadia (Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Maine, etc.). The Actors : Sir William Alexander, Jacques de Meulles, Gargas, Vincent de Saccardy, Marquis de la Roche, Delabat and J.F.W. des Barres. Phootographs by the Editor. London : Bernard Quaritch Ltd., 1935. First Edition. Pp (12),[ix]-xxx,(2),[1]-222,(6),+ 19 plates and maps (3 folding) + 4 text illustrations; (10),[vii]-x,(2),[1]-170,(6),+ 19 plates and maps (10 folding, each with convenient ... View more info

Accidental Indies. First Edition in dustjacket

By: FINLEY, Robert

Price: $30.00

Publisher: McGill-Queen's University Press, Montreal & Kingston, 2000,:

Seller ID: 39645

FINLEY, Robert. The Accidental Indies. Montreal & Kingston: McGill-Queen's University Press, (2000). First Printing. Pp 102. 8vo, grey boards. A concise literary evocation of Columbus' first voyage, penned by a poet resident in Halifax. Very good in dustjacket with a couple of faint smudges. 30.00 View more info

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Action in the North Atlantic. First Edition


Price: $40.00

Publisher: Dutton, 1943,: 1943

Seller ID: 30858

GILPATRIC, Guy. Action in the North Atlantic. Illustrated with photographs. New York : E.P. Dutton & Co., Inc., 1943. First Edition. Pp (8),9-189,(3) + b&w photo frontispiece + 11 leaves showing 23 b&w photos of scenes from the Humphrey Bogart film. 8vo (147 x 208 mm), light blue-grey cloth, with dark blue lettering to front & spine. A World War II adventure novel featuring the life of sailors in the United States Merchant Navy. John Guy Gilpatric (b. January 21, 1896, New York – d. July 7, 1950, Santa Barbara). Smith & Weller, Sea Fiction Guide 9... View more info

Admiral on Horseback. 2nd UK in dj

By: WILLANS, Geoffrey

Price: $20.00

Publisher: 1954,:

Seller ID: 24917

WILLANS, Geoffrey. Admiral on Horseback. L.: Michael Joseph, (December 1954). Second Printing. Pp 256. 8vo, black cloth. "Admiral on Horseback is rousing comedy. Admiral Sir Strangeways Foxe-Forsyth [...] first made his appearance in Blackwood's Magazine, and since then many readers have been positively demanding to hear more of him" - from the dj. Divided into three parts : 1. 1952 - Flag Officer, Carrier Striking Group; 2. 1941 - Mid-Career; 3. 1952 thru 1954 - The Mediterranean. Vg in dj. 20.00 View more info

Admiral. 1st CDN in dj

By: POPE, Dudley

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Musson, 1982, ISBN:0773700617:

Seller ID: 20204

POPE, Dudley. Admiral. A novel. Don Mills, ON: Musson Book Co., (1982). First Canadian Printing. Pp. (8),1-310,(2). 8vo, blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. A Yorke novel set in the Caribbean shortly after the restoration of Charles II. Gift inscription to dedication page, else vg in price-clipped dj. 35.00 View more info

Adrift in a Boat


Price: $10.00

Publisher: Ward, Lock & Co., London, 0,:

Seller ID: 72600

KINGSTON, W.H.G. Adrift in a Boat. London : Ward, Lock & Co., [n.d.]. Pp. (3),6-191,(3), frontispiece. Small 8vo, decorated green cloth with paper pictorial panel to front. William Henry Giles Kingston (b. February 28, 1814, London – d. August 5, 1880, Willesden, Middlesex), prolific English writer of boys' adventure novels. Paper label peeling off the front board at the upper left and lower right-hand corners, foxing to initial and final leaves,binding intermittently tender, some light edgewear, name stamp, else vg. 1 0.00 View more info

Adrift in a Boat and Washed Ashore. as is.


Price: $10.00

Publisher: Frederick Warne, London, 0,:

Seller ID: 70061

KINGSTON, W.H.G. Adrift in a Boat and Washed Ashore. L.: Frederick Warne, [n.d.]. Pp. (8),[1]-399,(9). Illustrated. 8vo, pictorial brown cloth with bevelled edges and gilt lettering to front and spine. The cover illustration is of two boys standing on a rock, with one waving a hat. Hinges broken, body loose, moderately rubbed and edgeworn, cocked, inking. As is. 10.00 View more info

Adventure in Two Hemispheres. First Edition in dustjacket

By: VANCOUVER, George). MARSHALL, James Stirrat and Carrie

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Talex Printing Service, Vancouver, 1955,:

Seller ID: 19872

(VANCOUVER, George). MARSHALL, James Stirrat and Carrie. Adventure in Two Hemispheres including Captain Vancouver's Voyage. (Vancouver : Talex Printing Service, 1955). First Edition. Pp xii,208. Illustrated. Maps. 8vo, black cloth, gilt lettering to front & spine. "Not a life of Captain Vancouver, but the record of a single voyage around the world - a voyage which began atFalmouth on April 1, 1791 and ended in the Shannon River on October 17, 17 95. It was a voyage which led into unknown seas and to numerous perils fromdangerous waters and hostile natives. It had both diplomatic and Imperi... View more info

Adventurers All. : Tales of Forgotten Heroes in New France. First Edition, Signed.

By: WILSON, Clifford Parnell SCOTT, A. Sherriff.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Macmillan, Toronto, 1933,:

Seller ID: 42950

WILSON, Clifford Parnell. Adventurers All : Tales of Forgotten Heroes in New France. With Nine Illustrations by A. Sherriff Scott. Toronto : The Macmillan Co. of Canada Ltd., 1933. First Edition. Pp 244. 8vo, red cloth. Clifford Parnell 'Cliff' Wilson (b. April 8, 1902, Repton, Derbyshire, England -d. October 28, 1977, Essondale, British Columbia) came to Canada in 1913, was assistant director of the National Museum of Canada. Rhodenizer p. 690;Watters p. 419, Bibliography of Macmillan of Canada Imprints 556. Fictiona lized episodes in early Canadian history for younger readers, including an a... View more info

Adventures of Captain Haylestone. 1st in dj

By: EASTON, Alan

Price: $20.00

Publisher: McGrawHill Ryerson, 1975,:

Seller ID: 17430

EASTON, Alan. The Adventures of Captain Haylestone. Tor.: McGrawHill Ryerson, (1975). First Printing. Pp (8),9-171,(1). 8vo, blue cloth. "In this veryfunny book Alan Easton gives us four great new comic characters - Captain Hiram Haylestone, his mate, his engineer, and his ship, the Maid of Jeddore. Up and down the East Coast from Halifax to the Caribbean, Captain Haylestone carries freight in his old, wooden double-ender. - from the dj." Vg in dj (1 inch tear to rear panel). 20.00 View more info

Adventuring through France. ex lib in dj

By: SEAL, Gabriel

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Macmillan, 1964,:

Seller ID: 23934

SEAL, Gabriel. Adventuring through France. L.: Macmillan, 1964. Pp 183. 8vo, blue cloth. A novel for boys. "To voyage down the waterways of France to the Mediterranean Sea is a traveller's dream. But this dream became a reality for two schoolboys - Mark and his French friend, Pierre - when they madetheir own canoe in the school woodwork room, and set out alone on the cros s-channel steamer, armed with maps, camping equipment - and a boundless enthusiasm. As soon as the canoe was launched in Le Havre estuary, the true atmosphere of France surrounded the boys." - dj. Ex library with stam... View more info

After Lands : A Novel. 1st Cdn in dj

By: HEIGHTON, Steven

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf, 2005, ISBN:0676976778:

Seller ID: 66536

HEIGHTON, Steven. After Lands : A Novel. (Toronto): Alfred A. Knopf, (2000). First Edition. Pp. 407. 8vo, green paper covered boards. From the pen of bestselling Canadian author of the The Shadow Boxer. "In 1872 the USS Polaris sailed for the Arctic on a mission to plant the American flag at the North Pole. But the expedition failed and half of the party - nineteen men, women, and children, of various nationalities - were cast adrift on a large ice flow off the coast of Ellesmere Island. From this historical premise, Steven Heighton has shaped a novel that focuses on three of the survivors... View more info

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Age of Heroes : A Boy, a Prince and the 1797 Wreck of La Tribune. First Edition

By: DICKIE, John R.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Pottersfield Press, Lawrencetown Beach, N.S., 2009, ISBN:9781897426111:

Seller ID: 87713

DICKIE, John R. Age of Heroes : A Boy, a Prince and the 1797 Wreck of La Tribune. Lawrencetown Beach, Nova Scotia, Canada : Pottersfield Press, (2009). First Edition. Pp (6),7-240. With a few b&w photos in the text, 2 charts,a reproduction of an 1801 aquatint and a diagram of a 34-gun British friga te. 8vo, art-illustrated dark brown cardcovers, with white & red lettering to spine. John R. Dickie (b. 1962, Nova Scotia). "Age of Heroes documents one of Nova Scotia's greatest sea tales. It comes from the golden age of fighting sail, the so called "age of heroes" which has long drawn ... View more info

Airplane Boys, or The Young Sky Pilot's First Air Voyage

By: LANGWORTHY, John Luther.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: M.A. Donahue & Company, Chicago / New York, 1932,:

Seller ID: 85249

LANGWORTHY, John Luther. The Airplane Boys, or The Young Sky Pilot's First Air Voyage. Chicago / New York : M.A. Donahue & Company, n.d. [ca 1932]. Pp(4),7-239,(3). 8vo, blue cloth, black lettering and border to front board and spine. No. 4 in The Airplane Boys Series. A juvenile fiction story. Gift inscription and inkstamp, else very good in rubbed and nicked dustjacket.30.00 View more info

All at Sea : Adventures and Misadventures Afloat. First Edition in dustjacket

By: BROWN, Michael, (ed.) DURRELL, Gerald. MASEFIELD, John. NOBLE, Sam.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Hamish Hamilton, London, 1975,:

Seller ID: 26968

BROWN, Michael, (ed.). All at Sea : Adventures and Misadventures Afloat. London : Hamish Hamilton, (1975). Pp 197. 8vo, blue cloth. Chosen for their relevance to younger readers, the contents include: "The Sea Mouse" by Jan De Hartog; "The Log of a Sea-Waif" by Frank Bullen; "Smoked Skipper" by W.W.Jacobs; "A Day to Remember" by Leo Walmsley; "Across the Bay" by Rex Cleme nts; "The Wreck of the Patria by A.H. Rasmussen; "The Launching of the Bootle-bumtrinket" by Gerald Durrell; "Learning the River" by Mark Twain; "Bevis Learns to... View more info

All Sail Set : A Romance of the Flying Cloud. . pb reprint

By: SPERRY, Armstrong McFEE, William, intro. McKAY, Donald)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: David R. Godine, Boston, 1984,:

Seller ID: 40913

SPERRY, Armstrong. All Sail Set : A Romance of the Flying Cloud. Written and Illustrated by Armstrong Sperry; Introduction by William McFee. Boston : David R. Godine, (1984). Reprint edition. Pp 175. 8vo, ill. card covers. Smith & Weller, Sea Fiction Guide 2228. A classic nautical fiction for younger readers, set aboard Nova Scotia born Donald McKay's great ship, the Flying Cloud. A Newbery Honor Book in 1936. Foxing to edges, else very good. 10.00 View more info