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Vancouver Ltd.

By: GUTSTEIN, Donald

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Lorimer , Toronto, 0, ISBN:0888620810:

Seller ID: 109796


GUTSTEIN, Donald. Vancouver Ltd.. Toronto : James Lorimer & Company, Publishers, 1975. Pp (4),[5]-192. Double column. Large 8vo, photo-illustrated cardcovers. Hale, Vancouver Centenn ial Bibliography 1319. "This book carefully describes the power structure which makes most of the decisions about what happens in Vancouver. Donald Gutstein reveals the tangled web of corporate ownership and influence, family relationships and social contacts which hold the Vancouver business establishment together. Included are: A brief history of the CPR's long and intimate association with Vancouver; The Ro... View more info

Varieties of Sailing Vessels and Names of Masts, Spars, Sails, Standing andRunning Rigging, &c., &c. also How to Learn to Box the Mariner's Compass

By: Imray, Laurie, Norie & Wilson

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Imray, Laurie, Norie & Wilson, Ltd., Chart and Nautical Book Publishers, London, 1900,:

Seller ID: 105160


(Imray, Laurie, Norie & Wilson, Ltd.). Varieties of Sailing Vessels and Names of Masts, Spars, Sails, Standing and Running Rigging, &c., &c. also How to Learn to Box the Mariner's Compass. New and Improved Edition. (London) :Imray, Laurie, Norie & Wilson, Ltd., Publishers of Chart and Nautical Work s, 156, Minories, E., "Nearly opposite the Aldgate Metropolitan Railway Station", n.d. [ca 1900]. Pp [1]-24,(2). Illustrations in text. 8vo, printed paper-covered boards, cloth spine. Cover title: Sailing Vessels : How to Distinguish Their Different Rigs, with Names of Masts, Spars, Sails, S... View more info

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Victoria : Old and New. First Edition.

By: Victoria, Newfoundland - Souvenir Album) BURKE, Roland (Dan)

Price: $70.00

Publisher: 1983

Seller ID: 104745


(Victoria, Newfoundland - Souvenir Album). Victoria : Old and New. N.pl.: (Victoria Lions Club), n.d. [ca 1983]. First Edition. Pp 1-64. Illustrated with b&w 120 photos. Large 8vo (214 x 280 mm), photo- illustrated white cardcovers, with blank spine. Victoria is a town in Conception Bay. A four-page historical calendar, followed by sixty pages of photographs, with a brief introductory note by Roland (Dan) Burke. Some of the photo captions : George Powell & Son (1878, 1910, 1921); Rocky Pond Dam (1928); Pentecostal Baptismal... View more info

Victorian Summer of the Clyde Steamers, 1864-1888. First Edition in dustjacket.

By: PATERSON, Alan J.S.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: David & Charles, Newton Abbot, 1972, ISBN:0715356305:

Seller ID: 100802


PATERSON, Alan J.S. The Victorian Summer of the Clyde Steamers, 1864-1888. Newton Abbot : David & Charles, (1972). First Printing. Pp. (4),[5]-260, colour frontispiece + 16 p. of plates. Illustrated. 8vo, red cloth with gilt titles to spine. Cohen, The River and Firth of Clyde, 1549-1993: A Selective Bibliography p.184. "In contrast to the halcyon years of the Edwardian era, the period of Clyde steamboat history, falling roughly in the middle of the reign of Queen Victoria, is now beyond the ken of any living person. The picture which emerges is very different from that of the later period... View more info

Victorians by the Sea. in dj.

By: GREY, Howard & Graham Stuart. STUART, Graham.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Academy Editions, 1973,:

Seller ID: 55140


GREY, Howard & Graham Stuart. The Victorians by the Sea. L.: Academy Editions, (1973). Pp [112], including 132 b/w photos. 4to, grey cloth. Academy Photographic Editions Series. A splendid collection of photographs that captures the new era in the Victorian seaside. "The seaside resort was democratized by the railway in the mid-19th century and resorts which grudgingly accepted the working and lower middle class trippers set out to attract them."-from the dust jacket. Very good in rubbed dj. 25.00 View more info

Virginian Railway. in dj.

By: REID, H.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Kalmbach Publishing Co., Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 1961,:

Seller ID: 75145


REID, H. The Virginian Railway. (Milwaukee, Wisconsin:) Kalmbach PublishingCo, (1961). Pp.[1-7],8-208. Illustrated with photos throughout, fold-out m ap. Large 8vo, green cloth cover with illustrated dj. Reid is "a writer whodocuments the Mallet-powered conveyor belt of coal with such fidelity that you can hear the soft drawl of cab conversation aboard a bouncing Mike, se e the "squarehead" electrics churning up to Clarks Gap, and feel the cinders of enormous 2-6-6-6 articulateds. For The Virginian Railway is everythingbut orthodox corporate biography. The tale of an incredibly eff... View more info

Vision of Greatness : The History of Milford, 1790-1990. First Edition in dustjacket

By: McKAY, K.D.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Brace Harvatt Associates / Gulf Oil Britain Limited, Haverfordwest, Dyfed, 1989, ISBN:0951521101:

Seller ID: 115856


McKAY, K.D., Wing-Commander, R.A.F., (Retd.). A Vision of Greatness : The History of Milford, 1790-1990. ( Haverfordwest, Dyfed) : Brace Harvatt Associates in association with Gulf Oil Britain Limited, (1989). First Edition. Pp (2),[iii]-xv,(3),[3]-397,(3). With maps and many b&w illustrations in the text. 8vo, black cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Wing-Commander Kenneth D. McKay. Foreword. Part I. A Grand Design 1790-1809. 1. The Complex Mixture: The Proprietary Town - The British Connection - The Quaker Connection - The French Connection - The Way Ahead. 2. The Nantucketers : Pawns in a Game... View more info

Visit of His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales, Canada, 1924 : Annotated Time Table.

By: Royal Visit - Canada - 1924

Price: $225.00

Publisher: Canadian National Railways, 1924,:

Seller ID: 96427


(Royal Visit – 1924). Visit of His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales, Canada, 1924 : Annotated Time Table. N.pl.: Canadian National Railways, n.d. [1924]. Pp (2),[1]-66, frontis + 15 leaves of plates (with tissue guards) + folding map at rear. 8vo, white vellum paper covered spine, illustrated brown paper covered boards. Cover adds : The Steel Trail to the E.P. Ranch, High River, Alberta, Canada. List of Plates : General View of the E.P. Ranch; Standard passenger Train; In the Winooski Valley, near Richmond, Vermont; Camel's Hump, near Waterbury, Vermont; The City of Montreal, from Mount Ro... View more info

Visit of His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales, Canada, 1924 : Annotated Time Table.

By: Royal Visit - Canada - 1924

Price: $225.00

Publisher: Canadian National Railways, 1924,:

Seller ID: 96516


(Royal Visit – 1924). Visit of His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales, Canada, 1924 : Annotated Time Table. N.pl.: Canadian National Railways, n.d. [1924]. Pp (2),[1]-66, frontis + 15 leaves of plates (with tissue guards) + folding map at rear. 8vo, white vellum paper covered spine, illustrated brown paper covered boards. Cover adds : The Steel Trail to the E.P. Ranch, High River, Alberta, Canada. List of Plates : General View of the E.P. Ranch; Standard passenger Train; In the Winooski Valley, near Richmond, Vermont; Camel's Hump, near Waterbury, Vermont; The City of Montreal, from Mount Ro... View more info

Water Level Route : New York to Buffalo

By: KNOLL, Charles M.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: National Railway Historical Society, Rochester Chapter, Rochester, NY, 1976,:

Seller ID: 75810


KNOLL, Charles M. The Water Level Route : New York to Buffalo . Rochester, NY: Rochester Chapter of the National Railway Historical Society, 1976. Pp.[1]-64. Illustrated. Double column. 4to, illustrated black card covers. Vg . 20.00 View more info

Way It Was, The : Fifty Years of RCMP Memories

By: SAUL, Don NOSEWORTHY, Lexie DAWSON, Barry WHITE, Jack

Price: $15.00

Publisher: RCMP Veterans Association, 1990,:

Seller ID: 5580


SAUL, Don, (ed.). The Way It Was : Fifty Years of RCMP Memories : Early Twenties to Early Seventies. N.pl.: Victoria Division. RCMP Veterans Association, (1990). Pp (8),1-215,(1). 8vo, red card covers. Newfoundland (pp.139-149), including Lexie Noseworthy's "Life on the Labrador Coast"; Barry Dawson's "Escorting a Mental Patient on the Newfoundland Railway"; Jack White's "Bridging the Language Gap"; and Frank Mercer's "My Pig, Sir". Maritimes (pp.163-167) + many other sections in other chapters. Illustrations by Ernie Hertzog, Frank Spalding, Ed Willes. Vg to fi... View more info

We Serve Our Nation

By: Canadian National Railways

Price: $45.00

Publisher: 1950,:

Seller ID: 99263


Canadian National Railways. We Serve Our Nation. No place : Canadian National Railways, n.d. [ca 1950]. Pp 1-46,(2) + large folding route map at rear.Large 8vo, brown and tan stapled cardcovers. A magazine-style overview of the CNR, with 50 photos. The date on the folding map is given as 11-11-49. Contents: 1. What We Are: On Land - On Water (pp.9-11) - In the Air [with TCA being the property of CN]; 2. How We Serve: Carrying Freight and Express- Telegraphs - Hotels - Behind the Scenes - Research and Development; 3. W ho We Are; 4. How We Came to Be; 5. Courtesy and Service. Includes photos of... View more info

Wee Willie Winkie and Other Stories. Indian Railway Library, No. 6.

By: KIPLING, Rudyard.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Published by Messrs. A. H. Wheeler & Co. / Sampson Low, Marston, Searle, & Rivington, Allahabad / London, 1890,:

Seller ID: 96446


KIPLING, Rudyard. Wee Willie Winkie and Other Stories. Allahabad : Published by Messrs. A. H. Wheeler & Co. / London, E.C. : Sampson Low, Marston, Searle, & Rivington, Ld., St. Dunstan's House, Fetter Lane, n.d. [1890]. FirstEnglish Edition. Pp (6),[9]-96. 8vo, rebound in blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine, with original greenish-grey wrappers bound in. Indian Railway Li brary, No. 6. Cf Stewart 56 (First English Edition); Martindell 37 (First English Edition). Contents : Wee Willie Winkie; Baa, Baa, Black Sheep; His Majesty the King; The Drums of the Fore and Aft. Wear to spine and corners, ... View more info

West Midland Lines of the GWR. First Edition in dustjacket

By: BECK, Keith M

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Ian Allan Ltd, London, 1983, ISBN:0711012113:

Seller ID: 103908


BECK, Keith M. The West Midland Lines of the GWR. London : Ian Allan Ltd, (91983). First Edition. Pp (6),7-[112]/ Illustrated. Map. Double Column. Large 8vo, black cloth, gilt lettering to spine. "Alone among the Great Western Railway's Service Time Tables, No 15 not only listed the principal stations — in this case Oxford, Worcester and Wolverhampton — but also bore the title "West Midland Section'. Both descriptions harkened back to the original companies of the area, the West Midland Railway and one of its constituent elements, the Oxford, Worcester and Wolverhampton. The West M... View more info

Weston Branch and Margaretville : The Story of the North Mounain Railroad and the Village of Margaretville in Nova Scotia, Signed

By: CLARKE, Elizabeth M.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: 2004,:

Seller ID: 109120


CLARKE, Elizabeth M. The Weston Branch and Margaretville [cover adds: The Story of the North Mounain Railroad and the Village of Margaretville in NovaScotia]. N.pl.: [Published privately by the author, 2004]. Pp (2),1-46,(1) leaves, printed one side only. Illustrated. Map. 4to, black comb-bound, gr ey card covers, lettered in black. Contents : [Part I - The Weston Branch] The North Mountain Railway - Introduction; The North Mountain Railway Line;Passenger Trains; Working at Warehouses; Warehouses; Warehouses After Appl es; The Paymaster; Station Houses and Their Demise; Winter and the North Mo... View more info

Whip-handle Tree. First Edition, paperback.

By: Stewiacke). DEYARMOND, E.M. COX, Robinson. SMITH, James, Rev.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: 1972,:

Seller ID: 51741


(Stewiacke). DEYARMOND, E.M. The Whip-handle Tree. N.pl.: n.pub, n.d. [1972]. Printed by Kentville Publishing Company. Pp (3), 4-117, (1) + 6 leaves of illustrations. 8vo, green trade paperback. Vaison p.61. Historical sketches of the Stewiackes & the Stewiacke Valley. Contents: The Stewiacke Valley(M.E. Graham); Pioneers and Indians; The Old Log Cabin; Early Household Eq uipment; Candlelight to Electricity; Dollar Values, Then and Now; No Dodging (S.M. Parker); Weather, Whether or Not; The Whip-Handle Tree; Autumn Panorama (poem); Changes in Lumber Manufacture; Springtime Adventure; Some Chur... View more info

Whistlestop : A Journey Across Canada. 1st in dj

By: GALT, George

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Methuen, Toronto, 1987, ISBN:0458805106:

Seller ID: 15063


GALT, George. Whistlestop : A Journey Across Canada. Toronto: Methuen, (1987). First Printing. Pp (6),[1]-233,(1). 8vo, blue cloth. "Whistlestop is the travelogue of a four-month railway journey across Canada, from Sydney, Nova Scotia to Prince George, British Columbia." - from the dj. Very good in price-clipped dust jacket. 15.00 View more info

White Centre. First Edition in dustjacket

By: ANDERSON, Patrick

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Ryerson Press, Toronto, 1946,:

Seller ID: 84959


ANDERSON, Patrick. The White Centre. Toronto : The Ryerson Press, (May 1946). First Printing. Pp (6),vii-viii,(2),1-72,(2). 8vo, white paper covered boards, red lettering to front board and spine, with a matching dustjacket. Watters p.7, Rhodenizer p.946. Patrick John MacAllister Anderson (1915-1979) was an English-born Canadian poet. He taught in McGill University between1940 and 1950. "Patrick Anderson was educated at Oxford, where he was a Sc holar of his College and President of the Union, and at Columbia, where he held a Commonwealth Fellowship. For the past six years he has lived in ... View more info

White Coolie. First Edition in dustjacket

By: SEARLE, Ronald). HASTAIN, Ronald SEARLE, Ronald

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Hodder and Stoughton, 1947,: 1947

Seller ID: 43600


HASTAIN, Ronald. White Coolie. London : Hodder and Stoughton, Limited, (July 1947). First Printing. Pp. (4),v-ix,(3),13-303,(1). Illustrated by Ronald Searle. 8vo, light blue cloth, black lettering to front & spine. Ronald William Fordham Searle, CBE, RDI (b March 3, 1920, Cambridge, England – d. December 30, 2011, Draguignan, Var, Provence). Ronald Eugene Worrall Hastain, OBE, (b. 1911?). The jacket art, the frontispiece and the head illustration of each of the five parts as well as a small title -page drawing are by Searle. "T... View more info

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Winter & Summer Excursions in Canada

By: JOHNSTONE, C.L.

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Digby, Long & Co., Publishers, London, 1894,:

Seller ID: 69149


JOHNSTONE, C.L. Winter & Summer Excursions in Canada . L.: Digby, Long & Co., Publishers, [n.d. - 1894]. Pp. [i]-xv,(1),1-213,(1), +5 p. of plates (1 of the mentioned illustrations is a textual illustration, included in the pagination). Illustrated. 8vo, green cloth with gilt lettering to front and spine. Catherine Laura Johnstone (1838-1923). Peel 1363, Rhodenizer, p. 66,Waterston, The Travellers: Canada to 1900, p.186. The author's account of life in western Canada in the latter part of the nineteenth century, including information on her travels along the recently completed Canadian Pacific... View more info