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A Caravela Portuguesa e a Priorida de Ténica das Navegaçoes Henriquinas. morocco in box.

By: FONESCA, Quirino da

Price: $450.00

Publisher: Coimbra: Imprensa da Universidade, 1934,:

Seller ID: 35339


FONESCA, Quirino da. A Caravela Portuguesa e a Priorida de Ténica das Navegaçoes Henriquinas. Coimbra: Imprensa da Universidade, 1934. Pp 700. 8vo, red morocco, gilt dec., in red box. A splendid, illustrated (148 figures in the text) monograph on Portuguese shipbuilding and navigation in the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries, displaying a high degree of technical knowledge and ingenuity. This volume is splendidly bound in red morocco with raisedbands, extensively tool... View more info

Adapting to a Changing Situation in Placentia Bay, Newfoundland. First Edition

By: ENNIS, John Lou

Price: $22.00

Publisher: ESP Press, Portugal Cove, NF, 1999, ISBN:0968500404:

Seller ID: 109389


ENNIS, John Lou. Adapting to a Changing Situation in Placentia Bay, Newfoundland . Portugal Cove, NF: ESP Press, (1999). First Printing. Pp. [i]-ix,(1),[1]-174,(6), + 16-page central section of illustrations (including 15 b&wphotos. 8vo, illustrated blue card covers with white spine. "In Adapting t o a Changing Situation, John Ennis presents the history of Placentia Bay and [the author's] own family's growth and development in the Bay. The story contains a wealth of ... View more info

After the Locusts

By: WATTS, Enos D. OSMOND, Clarence

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Breakwater Books, Portugal Cove , 1974,:

Seller ID: 12453


WATTS, Enos D. After the Locusts. Cover and sketches by Clarence Osmond. Portugal Cove : Breakwater Books, 1974. Pp (3),ii-ix,(2),12-85,(1). Illustrated. 8vo, card covers. O'Dea 5717. Small tear to rear cover, spotting to front cover, else very good. 15.00 View more info

Air Commando. First Edition in dustjacket

By: VACULIK, Serge FITZGERALD, Edward

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Jarrolds (Publishers) London Ltd, London, 1954,:

Seller ID: 105748


VACULIK, Serge. Air Commando. Translated from the French by Edward Fitzgerald. With 21 Illustrations. London : Jarrolds (Publishers) London Ltd, (1954). First Edition. Pp (8),9-303,(1), frontispiece + 14 pp plates. 8vo, maroon cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Translation of Béret Rouge. "The son of an immigrant Czech worker, Vaculik went to France at the age of five and became passionately in love with his adopted country. He fought for her in thewar and barely escap... View more info

Album of Selected Bookbindings. First Edition in dustjacket

By: PENNEY, Clara Louisa. Hispanic Notes & Monographs, Catalogue Series. JACKSON, Margaret Elizabeth. SIEBERT, Ann Lister.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Hispanic Society of America, New York, 1967,:

Seller ID: 111692


PENNEY, Clara Louisa. An Album of Selected Bookbindings. Photography by Margaret Elizabeth Jackson and Ann Lister Siebert. New York : The Hispanic So0ciety of America, 1967. First Edition. Pp (6),vii-xv,(1),1-18,(2), colour frontispiece + 60 full-page black-and-white plates. Large 8vo, maroon cloth,glt lettering to spine, gilt Hispanic Society of America crest to front bo ard. "These sixty-one plates, including a frontispiece in color, offer examples of the binder' c... View more info

Albuquerque : Caesar of the East : Selected texts by Afonso de Albuquerque and his son

By: ALBUQUERQUE, Alfonso de EARLE, T. F. VILLIERS, John

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Aris & Phillips, Warminster, England, 1990, ISBN:0856684880:

Seller ID: 114705


ALBUQUERQUE, Alfonso de. Albuquerque : Caesar of the East : Selected texts by Afonso de Albuquerque and his son. Edited with a Translation, Introduction and Notes by T.F. Earle & John Villiers. Warminster, England : Aris & Phillips, (1990). Pp (4),[v]-xii,1-308. Illustrated. Map. 8vo, illustrated white card covers, lettered in red and black. "Of all the remarkable people who first opened up the rest of the world to the Europeans Columbus, Magellan, Vasco da Gama, Piz... View more info

Atlantic Gardening

By: SCOTT, Peter J. WALSH, Michael

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Boulder Publications, Portugal Cove-St. Philips, NL, 2010, ISBN:9780980914481:

Seller ID: 110791


SCOTT, Peter J. Atlantic Gardening. Illustrations by Michael Walsh. (Portugal Cove-St. Philips, NL) : Boulder Publications, (2010). Pp (4),1-134,(6). Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated orange card covers, lettered in white. Contents : Introduction. 1. Site and Soil Preparation. 2. Landscaping. 3. Weatherand the Garden. 4. Lawns. 5. Trees and Shrubs. 6. Beds for Planting. 7. An nuals. 8. Perennials. 9. Spring and Summer Bulbs. 10. Fruits and Berries. 12. Seeds and Cuttings. 13... View more info

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Atlantic Islands. in dj.

By: DUNCAN, T. Bentley

Price: $70.00

Publisher: University of Chicago Press, Chicago, 1972, ISBN:0226170012:

Seller ID: 32445


DUNCAN, T. Bentley. Atlantic Islands: Madeira, the Azores and the Cape Verdes in Seventeenth-Century Commerce and Navigation. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, (1972). Pp 291. 8vo, maroon cloth. "In this pioneering study [the author] presents a fascinating, highly readable narrative of the history and early imporatance of Madeira, the Azores, and the Cape Verdes. In summarizing his work, the author writes, 'The Portuguese mid-Atlantic islandsprovided essential as... View more info

Atlantic Peeks : An Ethnographic Guide to the Portuguese-Speaking Atlantic Islands. US in dj

By: LUDTKE, Jean E.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Christopher Publishing House, Hanover, MA, 1989, ISBN:0815804415:

Seller ID: 40338


LUDTKE, Jean. Atlantic Peeks : An Ethnographic Guide to the Portuguese-Speaking Atlantic Islands. Hanover, MA : Christopher Publishing House, (1989). Pp 408. Maps. 8vo, green cloth. Vg in dj. 40.00 View more info

Baffles of Wind and Tide: : A Selection of Newfoundland Writings. 2nd Pbk pr

By: ROSE, Clyde, (ed.). BUTT, Grace BYRNE, Pat PORTER, Helen

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Breakwater Books, Portugal Cove, 1976,:

Seller ID: 10082


ROSE, Clyde, (ed.). Baffles of Wind and Tide : A Selection of Newfoundland Writings. (Portugal Cove : Breakwater Books, 1976). Second Paperback Printing. Pp i-xiv, 1-138. 8vo, cardcovers. O'Dea 5382. Short stories, essays, drama & poems. Contributors, in alphabetical order : Grace Butt, Pat Byrne, Michael Cook, Tom Dawe, Bill Gough, Ray Guy (essays "A Newfoundland Time" and "Farley Mowat - The Fellow from Upalong"), A.C. Hunter (essay "The Old Royal R... View more info

Baffles of Wind and Tide:. 3rd Pbk pr

By: ROSE, Clyde, (ed.). BUTT, Grace BYRNE, Pat PORTER, Helen

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Breakwater, 1979,:

Seller ID: 26708


ROSE, Clyde (ed.). Baffles of Wind and Tide : A Selection of Newfoundland Writings. (Portugal Cove : Breakwater Books, 1979). Third Paperback Printing. Pp i-xiv,1-138. 8vo, cardcovers. O'Dea 5382. Short stories, essays, drama & poems. Contributors, in alphabetical order : Grace Butt, Pat Byrne, Michael Cook, Tom Dawe, Bill Gough, Ray Guy (essays "A Newfoundland Time" and "Farley Mowat - The Fellow from Upalong"), A.C. Hunter (essay "The Old Royal Read... View more info

Baltasar and Blimunda. Advance Reading Copy

By: SARAMAGO, José PONTIERO, Giovanni, trans.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, San Diego, 1987,:

Seller ID: 32519


SARAMAGO, José. Baltasar and Blimunda. Translated from the Portuguese by Giovanni Pontiero. Advance Reading Copy. San Diego : Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, (1987). Pp 303. 8vo, card covers. Vg-fine. 50.00 View more info

Baltasar and Blimunda. uncorrected proof

By: SARAMAGO, José PONTIERO, Giovanni, trans.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, San Diego, 1987,:

Seller ID: 64757


SARAMAGO, José. Baltasar and Blimunda. Translated from the Portuguese by Giovanni Pontiero.Uncorrected Proof. San Diego : Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, (1987). Pp 343. 8vo, yellow card covers. Vg-fine. 50.00 View more info

Baptist Movement in the Continent of Europe. Second Issue: Revised and Re-written

By: RUSHBROOKE, J. H.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Kingsgate Press, London, 1923,:

Seller ID: 112598


RUSHBROOKE, J. H. The Baptist Movement in the Continent of Europe. Second Issue: Revised and Re-written. London : The Kingsgate Press, 1923. Pp (6),vii-viii,(2),3-207,(1), frontispiece portrait. 8vo, green cloth, gilt lettering to front board and spine. Contents : Preface. Introduction.—The Baptist Movement in Europe : Its Far-reaching Success. Part I - Central Europe and Holland. 1. The Pioneer. 2. Germany : Progress and Consolidation. 3. Other German-speaking Lands :... View more info

Below the Bridge : Growing up on the Southside. New Edition

By: PORTER, Helen Fogwill. Our Proud Heritage series

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Boulder Publications, Portugal Cove-St. Philip's, 2011, ISBN:9780986537684:

Seller ID: 107373


PORTER, Helen Fogwill. Below the Bridge : Growing up on the Southside. (Portugal Cove-St. Philip's, NF : Boulder Publications, 2011). New edition, originally published in 1977. Pp. (4),1-135,(5). Illustrated in black and white. 8vo, illustrated maroon card covers with black spine, white lettering tofront cover and spine. A volume in the Our Proud Heritage series. "In this personal history of the largely resettled Southside Road region of St. Joh n's, Helen Fogwill Po... View more info

Beyond the Reef. First Edition in dustjacket, Signed.

By: KENT, Alexander BOLITHO)

Price: $80.00

Publisher: Heinemann, London, 1992, ISBN:0434388351:

Seller ID: 73340


KENT, Alexander. Beyond the Reef. London: Heinemann, (1992). First UK Printing. Pp. (8),1-310,(2). 8vo, blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. "March 1808, and war spreads in Europe as Napoleon holds Portugal and threatens his old ally, Spain. The Royal navy's blockade of enemy ports continues, and a new anti-slavery bill further stretches the hard-pressed fleet's resources, as more ships are required elsewhere to suppress that profitable trade. Estranged from his ... View more info

Big Hop : The North Atlantic Air Race. Signed, paperback edition.

By: WILL, Gavin

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Boulder Publications, Portugal Cove-St Philips, NF, 2008, ISBN:9780973027181:

Seller ID: 103157


WILL, Gavin. The Big Hop : The North Atlantic Air Race. (Portugal Cove - St. Philip's, NF): Boulder Publications, (2008). First Printing. Pp. (4),1-151,(1). Quadruple column. Illustrated in black and white. Large oblong 8vo, illustrated blue card covers with yellow and white lettering to front cover, white lettering to spine. "On June 14, 1919, a Vickers Vimy biplane lumbered into the air from a field in St. John's, Newfoundland. More than sixteen hours and 3,000 kil... View more info

Blasty Bough, The. First Edition in dustjacket.

By: ROSE, Clyde, (ed.) O'FLAHERTY, Patrick WAREHAM, Wilfred STORY, George

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Breakwater , Portugal Cove, 1976, ISBN:091994812x:

Seller ID: 5757


ROSE, Clyde, (ed.). The Blasty Bough. (Portugal Cove) : Breakwater Books, (1976). Pp i-x,1-219,(3). Illustrated. 8vo, red cloth, bound without free-endpapers. "A selection of folk, scholarly, and creative literature of Newfoundland." - from the dj, Includes : Ray Guy's "No More Round the Mountain, We'll be Ridin' C.N. Busses"; Michael Cook's one-act play "Quiller"; Helen Porter's "Mary Ann the Duck - Sketches of St.John's Old Southside"; A... View more info

Blasty Bough, The. in dj. signed

By: ROSE, Clyde, (ed.) O'FLAHERTY, Patrick WAREHAM, Wilfred STORY, George

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Breakwater , 1976,:

Seller ID: 63522


ROSE, Clyde, (ed.). The Blasty Bough. (Portugal Cove) : Breakwater Books, (1976). Pp i-x,1-219,(3). Illustrated. 8vo, cloth, bound without free-endpapers. Includes : Ray Guy's "No More Round the Mountain, We'll be Ridin' C.N.Busses"; Michael Cook's one-act play "Quiller"; Helen Porter's "Mary Ann t he Duck - Sketches of St.John's Old Southside"; Anne Hart's "Help Me, Hepplewhite"; Bernice Morgan's "Martha Gets an Outlet"; Percy Jan... View more info

Blasty Bough, The. Pbk

By: ROSE, Clyde, (ed.) O'FLAHERTY, Patrick WAREHAM, Wilfred STORY, George

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Breakwater Books, 1976,:

Seller ID: 3890


ROSE, Clyde, (ed.). The Blasty Bough. (Portugal Cove) : Breakwater Books, (1976). Pp (2),iii-x,1-219,(3). Illustrated. 8vo, trade paperback. Includes : Ray Guy's "No More Round the Mountain, We'll be Ridin' C.N. Busses"; Michael Cook's one-act play "Quiller"; Helen Porter's "Mary Ann the Duck - Sketches of St.John's Old Southside"; Anne Hart's "Help Me, Hepplewhite"; Bernice Morgan's "Martha Gets an Outlet"; Percy Janes' "Crawf... View more info