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Anglo-American Isthmian Diplomacy, 1815-1915. First Edition

By: WILLIAMS, Mary Wilhelmine

Price: $45.00

Publisher: American Historical Association / Humphrey Milford, Oxford University Press, Washington / London , 1916,:

Seller ID: 24453


WILLIAMS, Mary Wilhelmine. Anglo-American Isthmian Diplomacy, 1815-1915. Washington : American Historical Association / London : Humphrey Milford, Oxford University Press, 1916. First Edition. Pp 356 + colour map. 8vo, blue cloth. Chapters: 1. The British in Central America before 1815; 2. British Aggressions; American Interest Awakened, 1815-1850; 3. The Clayton-Bulwer Treaty, April 19, 1850; 4. Attempts at Readjustment under the New Treaty, 1850-1852; 5. The Bay Island... View more info

Army Quarterly and Defence Journal. Vol. 119, No. 3, July 1989

By: STAINFORTH, C.H., Maj.-Gen. (ed.). FARNDALE, Martin RAMSEY, Russell W. BOXHALL, Peter

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Army Quarterly and Defence Journal, Tavistock, Devon, 1989,:

Seller ID: 90198


STAINFORTH, C.H., Maj.-Gen. (ed.). The Army Quarterly and Defence Journal. Vol. 119, No. 3, July 1989. (Tavistock, Devon : Army Quarterly and Defence Journal, 1989). Pp (4),257-386,(2),+ 8 pp plates. 8vo, red printed card covers. Contents : Field Marshall Lord Bramall of Bushfield's “A Future for the Brigade of Gurkhas”; Ge. Sir Martin Farndale's “Field Artillery for the British Army in the next two decades”; Lt. Col. Russell W. Ramsey's “Panama Today: Should t... View more info

Around the World in 18 Years. First Edition.

By: MARCOUX, Hubert

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The author, 2005, ISBN:2980914916: 2005

Seller ID: 79109

ISBN: 2980914916


MARCOUX, Hubert. Around the World in 18 Years. [N.pl.]: The author, 2005. First Edition. Pp. (6),7-287,(1), + 8 p. of colour plates at rear. Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated blue card covers. Hubert Marcoux (b. February 2, 1941, Charlo, New Brunswick, Canada - lost at sea November 2009). The New Brunswick-born author's account of his eighteen years sailing the world's oceans aboard the 30-foot sailboat, the Mon Pays. The vessel was wrecked wh... View more info

Around the World in Wanderer III. 1st UK no dj

By: HISCOCK, Eric C.

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press, London, 1957,:

Seller ID: 92445


HISCOCK, Eric C. Around the World in Wanderer III. With 62 Photographs by the Author, 9 Charts and 3 Diagrams. London: Oxford University Press, (1956). First Printing. Pp 275. Illustrated. Maps. 8vo, blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Toy 428. 18 chapters including: "Panama"; "Nukuhiva and Tahiti"; "Bora-Bora to Pago Pago"; "Fiji"; "New Zealand"; "The Tasman Sea and Sydney"; "Indian Ocean Islands". With index.... View more info

Artificial Waterways of the World. 2nd US no dj

By: HEPBURN, A. Barton

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Macmillan, 1914,:

Seller ID: 29357


HEPBURN, A. Barton. Artificial Waterways of the World. N.Y.: Macmillan Co., (November) 1914. New Revised and Enlarged Edition. Pp 171 + frontis + 3 plates. 8vo, blue-grey cloth. Chapters : The World's Canals; The Canal System of New York (The Period of Inception - The Period of Development - 1867-1909 - The Competition against New York City - Barge Canal Improvements - Relation of Canals and Railways); The Panama Canal; Other Great American Canals; The Waterways Question... View more info

Asang : Adaptations to Culture Contact in a Miskito Community. First Edition in dustjacket

By: HELMS, Mary W

Price: $45.00

Publisher: University of Florida Press, Gainesville, 1971, ISBN:0813002982:

Seller ID: 102266


HELMS, Mary W. Asang : Adaptations to Culture Contact in a Miskito Community. Gainesville : University of Florida Press, 1971. First Edition. Pp (4),v-viii,1-268,(4). Illustrated. Map. Index. 8vo, black lettering to spine. "Stretching some 1,000 miles from Guatemala to Panama, Central America encompasses diverse topopograpnies and supports a wide variety of cultures. However, few extensive studies exist which treat the numerous indigenous peoplesof the area. In Asang... View more info

Auk : A Quarterly Journal of Ornithology Vol. XLI No. 2 April, 1924

By: Nuttall Ornithological Club)

Price: $40.00

Publisher: American Ornothologists' Union, 1924,:

Seller ID: 47217


The Nutall Ornithological Club). The Auk : A Quarterly Journal of Ornithology Vol. XLI No. 2, April 1924. Lancaster, PA: The American Ornothologists' Union, April, 1924. Pp. 213-388, (xi)-li, Plates XII-XX. 8vo, tan ill. card covers. Partially unopened. A continuation of the Bulletin of the Nuttall Ornithological Club. Includes: Francis H. Herrick's "Nests and Nesting Habits of the American Eagle"; Olaus J. Murie's "Nesting Records of the Wandering Tattler an... View more info

Behold the West Indies. in dj.

By: OAKLEY, Amy Oakley, Thornton

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Appleton-Century, New York, 1941,:

Seller ID: 55708


OAKLEY, Amy. Behold the West Indies. Illustrated by Thornton Oakley. N.Y.: D. Appleton-Century, 1947. Pp. 540. Frontis., maps to endpapers, and numerous illustrations to text, some full page. 8vo, mustard cloth. Comitas, Caribbeana 1900-1965, 3.224. Amy and Thornton Oakley record their impressions of Nassau, Cuba, Jamaica, Haiti, the Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, the Leeward and Windward Islands, Guadalupe, Martinique, Barbados, Trinidad, Tobago, t... View more info

Birds of North and Middle America : Part VIII

By: RIDGWAY, Robert

Price: $35.00

Publisher: US GPO, Washington, 1919,:

Seller ID: 70948


RIDGWAY, Robert. The Birds of North and Middle America : A Descriptive Catalogue of the Higher Gropus, Genera, Species, and Subspecies of Birds Known to Occur in North America, from the Arctic Lands to the Isthmus of Panama, the West Indies, and Other Islands of the Caribbean Sea, and the Galapagos Archipelago : Part VIII . Family Jacanidae, Family Oedicnemidae, Family Haematopodidae, Family Arenariidae, Family Aphrizidae, Family Charadriidae, Family Scolopacidae, Family... View more info

Boy's Own Annual. Volume 59. 1936-1937.

By: Boy's Own Annual. HARDING, Robert, ed. DUNBAR, George.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Boy's Own Paper Office, London, 1937,:

Seller ID: 114490


(Boy's Own Annual). The Boy's Own Annual. Volume 59. 1934-1935. Edited by Robert Harding. London : The Boy's Own Paper Office, n.d. [1937]. Pp. [i]-iv,1-576,+ frontispiece + 3 black-and-white aviation plates. Index. Large thick 8vo, illustrated green cloth with a cricket scene to the front board andthe spine, black and cream lettering to frnot board and spine. Of nautical interest: "True Pirate Tales: The Sack of Panama" (Geoffrey Rhodes, pp. 33 -34); "The 'R... View more info

Buccaneers in the West Indies in the XVII Century. Archon Reprint in dustjacket

By: HARING, C.H

Price: $80.00

Publisher: Archon Books, Hamden, Conn. , 1966,:

Seller ID: 34907


HARING, C.H. The Buccaneers in the West Indies in the XVII Century. Hamden,Conn.: Archon Books, 1966. Pp (4),v-viii,(2),1-298,(6), + folding map fron tispiece + 11 leaves of maps and plans. 8vo, gold cloth, black lettering tospine. Gosse, My Pirate Library, pp.41-42: "This most scholarly and intere sting work"; Catalogue of the Library of the National Maritime Museum, Vol 4. Piracy and Privaterring 243 : "An invaluable study". A reprint edition of a class... View more info

Buccaneers of America : Comprising a pertinent and truthful description of the principal acts and inhuman cruelty committed by the English and French buccaneers against the Spaniards in America. Folio Society

By: ESQUEMELING, John

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Folio Society, London, 1972,:

Seller ID: 95036


EXQUEMELIN, A.O. The Buccaneers of America : Comprising a pertinent and truthful description of the principal acts and inhuman cruelty committed by the English and French buccaneers against the Spaniards in America. Written by A.O. Exquemelin who himself, of necessity, was present at all these acts of plunder. Translated by Alexis Brown with an introduction by Jack Beeching. London : The Folio Society, MCMLXXII [1972]. Pp [1]-194,(2), frontis + 11 leaves plates. Endpaper... View more info

Call the Middle Watch. in dj.

By: CORSON, P.F.R

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Pentland Press, Edinburgh, 1997, ISBN:1858214661:

Seller ID: 38537


CORSON, P.F.R. Call the Middle Watch : An Account of Life at Sea in the Royal Navy 1905-1963. Edinburgh: The Pentland Press, (1997). Pp 329. 8vo, bluecloth. "From the aftermath of the Russo-Japanese War to the building of th e Panama Canal, from experiences in the Persian Gulf to the momentous Battle of Jutland- a son traces his father's varied RN experiences. ...From war service in HMS Valiant, a battleship who broke her back when a floating deck collapsed, to attem... View more info

Canada and the United Nations. A Tribute to the United Nations by Guita Percha & Rubber, Limited

By: Allied Countries - WW2).

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Guita Percha & Rubber, Limited, 1943,:

Seller ID: 80276


(Allied Countries - WW2). Canada and the United Nations. A Tribute to the United Nations by Guita Percha & Rubber, Limited. N.pl.: (Guita Percha & Rubber, Limited , 1943). Pp 1-20. Illustrated. 8vo, blue stapled card covers. “Guita Percha & Rubber, Limited, an all-Canadian Company, is happy to pres ent this booklet to our customers and friends as a tribute to the United Nations.” - from page one. This booklet has information on the allied countries participating in ... View more info

Canoe : A History of the Craft from Panama to the Arctic. Cdn in dj

By: ROBERTS, Kenneth G. and Philip SHACKLETON

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Macmillan of Canada, Toronto, 1983, ISBN:0771595824:

Seller ID: 87636


ROBERTS, Kenneth G. and Philip SHACKLETON. The Canoe : A History of the Craft from Panama to the Arctic. Toronto: Macmillan of Canada, (1983). First Edition. Pp. (6),vii-viii,1-279,(1). Map endpapers. Illustrated. Triple column. Large oblong 8vo, brown leather with gilt lettering and decoration to front and spine. Cassell 1662, Toy 4691, Morris & Howland p.115. "The canoe has a firm place in the mythology of our continent. Its history stretches back into the unrecord... View more info

Canoe, The. Cdn in dj

By: ROBERTS, Kenneth G. and Philip SHACKLETON SHACKLETON, Philip

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Macmillan, 1983,:

Seller ID: 22838


ROBERTS, Kenneth G. and Philip SHACKLETON. The Canoe : A History of the Craft from Panama to the Arctic. Tor.: Macmillan of Canada, (1983). Pp 279. Illustrated. Lg oblong 8vo, brown leather. Vg in dj. 65.00 View more info

Carnival. First Edition.

By: EVERSON, R.G.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Oberon Press, 1978, ISBN:0887502733:

Seller ID: 100836


EVERSON, R.G. Carnival. [N.pl.]: (Oberon Press, 1978). First Printing. Pp. (8),7-58,(4). 8vo, black and navy card covers with gilt titles to front andspine. "Somebody once said -- it was Quarry magazine -- that to read Evers on you really need an old briar pipe and a rocking-chair. Everson doesn't laugh; he chuckles. He doesn't sing; he talks. Kindly and generous though heis, he's not too old to have tow firsts and to use them when he has to. Li ke an old sportswrite... View more info

Christopher Unborn. First Edition in dustjacket

By: FUENTES, Carlos MacADAM, Alfred (co-translator)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Farrar, Straus, Giroux, New York, 1989, ISBN:0374123349:

Seller ID: 6955


FUENTES, Carlos. Christopher Unborn. Translated from the Spanish by Alfred MacAdam and the Author. New York : Farrar, Straus, Giroux, (1989). First Edition. Pp. 531. 8vo, blue paper covered boards, navy cloth spine, silver titles to spine. This was the the tenth novel by Carlos Fuentes Macías (b. November 11, 1928, Panama City - d. May 15, 2012, Mexico City) Mexican novelist. A novel of social satire with references to Laurence Sterne’s eighteenth century novel "T... View more info

Cinema of Malcolm Lowry : A Scholarly Edition of Lowry's Tender Is the Night. First Edition in dustjacket.

By: LOWRY, Malcolm. MOTA, Miguel, ed. TIESSEN, Paul, ed. FITZGERALD, F. Scott).

Price: $35.00

Publisher: UBC Press, Vancouver, 1990, ISBN:0774803452:

Seller ID: 111568


LOWRY, Malcolm. The Cinema of Malcolm Lowry : A Scholarly Edition of Lowry's "Tender Is the Night". Vancouver: University of British Columbia Press, (1990). First thus printing. Pp. (6),[vii]-xiii,(1),[1]-262,(2). 8vo, black cloth with silver lettering to spine. "To a remarkable extent the filmscript of 'Tender Is The Night', which Malcolm Lowry wrote in 1949-50 with the help of Margerie Bonner Lowey, is less an adaption of F. Scott Fitzgerald's novel than an... View more info

Circumnavigating Low Key : Where a small boat and a smaller budget lead to a big adventure

By: HENDERSON, Woody, Captain

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Sheridan House, Dobbs Ferry, 2010, ISBN:9781574092998:

Seller ID: 102175


HENDERSON, Woody, Captain. Circumnavigating Low Key : Where a small boat and a smaller budget lead to a big adventure. (Dobbs Ferry): Sheridan House, (2011). First Paperback Printing. Pp. (4),[v]-xi,(1),1-208,(4), + 8 p. of colour plates. Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated blue and green card covers withwhite lettering to spine. "Starting out with his girlfriend Dena on a boat not designed for the rigors of the open ocean, the plan to do some sailing in the Pacific turns ... View more info