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Senior John Samuel Swire 1825-98 : Management in Far Eastern Shipping Trades. First Edition in dustjacket

By: MARRINER, Sheila HYDE, Francis E. SWIRE, John Samuel

Price: $90.00

Publisher: Liverpool University Press, Liverpool, 1967,:

Seller ID: 28492


MARRINER, Sheila and Francis E. HYDE. The Senior John Samuel Swire 1825-98 : Management in Far Eastern Shipping Trades. (Liverpool) : Liverpool University Press, 1967. First Printing. Pp (4),[v]-xiv,(2),[1]-224 + portrait frontispiece + 8 leaves of plates. Tables in text. 8vo, brown cloth, gilt lettering to red spine panel. Map end-papers. "Although this book is concerned with the life and work of John Samuel Swire, its main emphasis is on the impact of his ideas on the management of Far Eastern trade and shipping. The important part he played in the orgnization of John Swire & Sons, and i... View more info

Senior John Samuel Swire 1825-98 : Management in Far Eastern Shipping Trades. First Edition in dustjacket

By: MARRINER, Sheila HYDE, Francis E. SWIRE, John Samuel

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Liverpool University Press, Liverpool, 1967,:

Seller ID: 107050


MARRINER, Sheila and Francis E. HYDE. The Senior John Samuel Swire 1825-98 : Management in Far Eastern Shipping Trades. (Liverpool) : Liverpool University Press, 1967. First Printing. Pp (4),[v]-xiv,(2),[1]-224 + portrait frontispiece + 8 leaves of plates. Tables in text. 8vo, brown cloth, gilt lettering to red spine panel. Map end-papers. "Although this book is concerned with the life and work of John Samuel Swire, its main emphasis is on the impact of his ideas on the management of Far Eastern trade and shipping. The important part he played in the orgnization of John Swire & Sons, and i... View more info

Settlement in a School of Whales. First Edition.

By: NASH, Roger.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Fiddlehead Poetry Books,, Fredericton, 1983, ISBN:0864920032:

Seller ID: 80286


NASH, Roger. Settlement in a School of Whales. (Fredericton) : Fiddlehead Poetry Books, (1983). First Edition. Pp [1]-55,(1). 8vo, decorated white card covers. Born in Britain in 1942, Roger Nash teaches philosophy at Laurentian University, and had published articles on a variety of subjects. This volume of poetry is his first book. Includes the following poems: "Settlement in a school of whales", "Two poems about nothing", "Stella Almeida readsher shopping list", "Sermon of a cricket in an empty bucket", "What a warm night tonight", "Two prairie sk... View more info

Seven Rivers of Canada. In dj,

By: MacLENNAN, Hugh

Price: $27.50

Publisher: Macmillan, 1961,:

Seller ID: 6416


MacLENNAN, Hugh. Seven Rivers of Canada. Tor.: Macmillan of Canada, 1961. Pp (6),[vii]-ix,(1),1-170,(4), including maps. 8vo, decorated cloth. Bibliography of Macmillan of Canada Imprints 1542. The Saint John River on pp.152-168. With two general chapters: "The Canadian River Systems" and "The Rivers that made a Nation". Also includes the Mackenzie, the St.Lawrence, the Ottawa, the Red, the Saskatchewan, and the Fraser. Vg in dj. 27.50 View more info

Seventh Sense. 1st US in dj

By: ROBERTS, Kenneth GROSS, Henry)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1953,:

Seller ID: 50221


ROBERTS, Kenneth. The Seventh Sense. Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1953. First US Edition. Pp. 337. 8vo, grey cloth, black title blocks with gilt lettering to spine. "The Seventh Sense, to put it briefly, is the working of a dowsing rod, or its equivalent, in the hands of a competent dowser, on flowing underground water: not on any underground water; not on motionless deposits, such as are punctured by so-called artesian wells; but on water moving in underground rivers, sheets, veins and domes." -from the text. A sequel to Henry Gross and his Dowsing Rod. A few small bump... View more info

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Seventy Years of New Brunswick Life. 1st ed.

By: BAIRD, William T.

Price: $135.00

Publisher: Day, 1890,:

Seller ID: 46016


BAIRD, William T. Seventy Years of New Brunswick Life : Autobiographical Sketches. St. John, N.B.: Press of Geo. E. Day, Germain St., 1890. Pp (2),[i]-xii,[1]-358,(4),frontis + 5 plates + slip tipped-in at page [v]: ("Entered according to the Act of the Parliament of Canada [...]." 8vo, brown cloth, gilt lettering to front board and spine. Watters p.460, Rhodenizer p.452. Chapter V. "Early Navigation of the River St. John" (pp.47-54); and Chapter XXIII. "Squa-took Lakes, Upper St. John, N.B." (pp.332-352) dealing principally with a canoe trip in 1885. Covers rubbed, spi... View more info

Severn Enterprise : The Story of the Old and New Passage Ferries. First Edition in dustjacket, Signed

By: JORDAN, Christopher

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Arthur H. Stockwell Ltd., Ilfracombe, Devon, 1977, ISBN:0722309678:

Seller ID: 109794


JORDAN, Christopher. Severn Enterprise : The Story of the Old and New Passage Ferries. Ilfracombe, Devon : Arthur H. Stockwell Ltd., 1977. First Edition. Pp. (12),13-112 + 32 pages of illustrations, mostly b&w photos. 8vo, maroon cloth, gilt lettering to spine. "1966 saw the extinction of the ancient ferry across the River Severn when the Severn Bridge was formally opened by Her Majesty the Queen. As a new era of travel dawned another faded away.This book is a lasting tribute to the founder and men of Old Passage in th is century and their predecessors on the Severn of years long past. ... View more info

Severn Tide.A Study of the Upper Part of the Tidal Estuary of the Severn: Its Inshore Fishing, Cider Making, and Shipping; History, Local Life, and Lore

By: WATERS, Brian

Price: $25.00

Publisher: J.M. Dent & Sons, London, 1955,:

Seller ID: 53294


WATERS, Brian. Severn Tide : [A Study of the Upper Part of the Tidal Estuary of the Severn: Its Inshore Fishing, Cider Making, and Shipping; History, Local Life, and Lore]. London : J.M. Dent & Sons, (1955). . Pp. 183, frontispiece, + 15 leaves of plates. 8vo, blue cloth. Toy 3269. Spine faded, minor spotting to edges, else very good in nicked, price-clipped dustjacket. 25.00 View more info

Shanties from the Seven Seas : Shipboard Work-Songs and Songs Used as Work-Songs from the Great Days of Sail. Third Impression in dustjacket.

By: HUGILL, Stan VILLIERS, Alan, foreword]

Price: $120.00

Publisher: Routledge and Kegan Paul, London, 1979, ISBN:0710015739:

Seller ID: 110533


HUGILL, Stan. Shanties from the Seven Seas : Shipboard Work-Songs and SongsUsed as Work-Songs from the Great Days of Sail. Collected by Stan Hugill. [Foreword by Alan Villiers]. London and Henley : Routledge and Kegan Paul, (1979). Third Impression. Pp. (6),vii-xviii,(2),1-609,(3). 8vo, blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Stanley James Hugill (b. November 19, 1906, Hoylake, Cheshire – d. May 13, 1992, Aberystwyth, Wales) was a British folk music performer, artist and sea music historian, known as the "Last WorkingShantyman" and described as the "20th century guardian of the ... View more info

Shell Book of Inland Waterways. UK in dj

By: McKNIGHT, Hugh

Price: $35.00

Publisher: David & Charles, 1975,:

Seller ID: 18241


McKNIGHT, Hugh. The Shell Book of Inland Waterways. Newton Abbot : David & Charles, (1975). Pp 496. Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated cloth. Toy 3153. Vg in dj. 35.00 View more info

Ship Alley : More Sailor Town Days. First Edition.

By: SMITH, C. Fox. SMITH, Phil W., frontispiece

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Methuen, London, 1925,:

Seller ID: 102738


SMITH, C. Fox. Ship Alley : More Sailor Town Days. With six illustrations by Phil W. Smith. London: Methuen & Co. Ltd., (1925). First Printing. Pp. (4),v-x,(1),1-197,(1),(8) of ads, frontispiece, + 5 leaves of plates. Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth with pressed lettering to front board and gilt lettering to spine. "[...] in every seaport, great or small, there is Ship Alley:the street that leads to the sea. Ship Alley shows many faces to the world . It is a street of many names. [...] It can be sordid or beautiful. It canbe ugly or picturesque. It can be prosperous or decaying. it can be gre... View more info

Shipbuilding on Prince Edward Island : Enterprise in a Maritime Setting 1787-1920

By: De JONG, Nicolas J. MOORE, Marven E.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Canadian Museum of Civilization, Hull, 1994, ISBN:0660140217:

Seller ID: 55785


De JONG, Nicolas J. and Marven E. MOORE. Shipbuilding on Prince Edward Island: Enterprise in a Maritime Setting 1787-1920. Hull, Québec: Canadian Museum of Civilization, (1994). First Edition. Pp [i]-iv,(2),1-411,(3). Illustrated with photos, maps, tables, &c. Lage 8vo, art-illusrated green cardcovers. History Division, Mercury Series Paper 46. A very thorough and well-illustrated study. Contents: Part One: Chapters : 1. The Early Years, 1787-1820; 2. An Annual Remittance to the Island, 1821-1833; 3. The Principal Article of Export, 1834-1844; 4. The Industry Consolidates, 1845-1859; 5. The P... View more info

Shipbuilding on Prince Edward Island : Enterprise in a Maritime Setting 1787-1920.

By: De JONG, Nicolas J. MOORE, Marven E.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Canadian Museum of Civilization, Hull, 1994, ISBN:0660140217:

Seller ID: 113001


De JONG, Nicolas J. and Marven E. MOORE. Shipbuilding on Prince Edward Island: Enterprise in a Maritime Setting 1787-1920. Hull, Québec: Canadian Museum of Civilization, (1994). First Edition. Pp [i]-iv,(2),1-411,(3). Illustrated with photos, maps, tables, &c. Lage 8vo, art-illusrated green cardcovers. History Division, Mercury Series Paper 46. A very thorough and well-illustrated study. Contents: Part One: Chapters : 1. The Early Years, 1787-1820; 2. An Annual Remittance to the Island, 1821-1833; 3. The Principal Article of Export, 1834-1844; 4. The Industry Consolidates, 1845-1859; 5. The P... View more info

Ships of the Inland Rivers. 3d rev ed. new

By: PARSONS, Ronald

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Gould Books, Gumeracha, South Australia, 1996, ISBN:0947284346:

Seller ID: 38276


PARSONS, Ronald. Ships of the Inland Rivers : An Outline History and Details of all known Paddle Ships, Barges and other Vessels Trading on the Murray-Darling System. Gumeracha, (South Australia): Gould Books, (1996). Third revised edition. Pp 176, double column. 8vo, ill. card covers. "...this bookrecords details of nearly 600 vessels that have operated on the Murray-Dar ling river system. It covers the period from 1853, when William Randell placed the first steamer on the Murray, to the present day. It offers in handyformat much more information than has been published previously on the ... View more info

Significance of Mining in the Province of Quebec / L'Apport des Mines dans L'Economie du Québec. An article in Canadian Geographical Journal, Vol. 60,No. 6, June, 1960

By: McNAUGHTON, W.J.W. Canadian Geographical Journal, Vol. 60, No. 6 PHILLIPS, R.A.J. WHITE, J.R.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Royal Canadian Geographical Society, Ottawa, 1960,:

Seller ID: 88625


DUFRESNE, A.O. "Significance of Mining in the Province of Quebec / L'Apportdes Mines dans L'Economie du Québec." An article in Canadian Geographical Journal, Vol. LX, No. 6, June, 1960, pp 190-203. Ottawa : Royal Canadian Geographical Society, 1960. Pp [i]-[iv],[189-227,v-xii,(1) including covers. Illustrated. Maps. Double Column. 4to, illustrated purple-trimmed stapled wrappers. Also includes Camille Mirepoix's “The Kilimanjaro Coffee Growers” (pp 204-211); Hugh M. Millar's “Avalanche Control : Trans-Canada Highway inGlacier National Park” (pp 212-225); Marion G. Rogers's “... View more info

Six Salmon Rivers And Another. 1st UK in dustjacket

By: CLARKE, George Frederick

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Jenkins, London, 1960,:

Seller ID: 63930


CLARKE, George Frederick. Six Salmon Rivers And Another in Canada. London :Herbert Jenkins, (1960). First UK Edition. Printed in Great Britain. Pp (6 ),7-190,(2) + 8 leaves of plates. 8vo, burgundy cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Watters p.956, Laugher p.103, Rhodenizer p.420. Chapters : 1. By Way of Preface; 2. The Main Southwest Miramichi; 3. The Way to Understanding; 4.The Miramichi Continued; 5. The Saint John River; 6. The Restigouche and the Kedgwick; 7. The Restigouche Continued; 8. The Tobique River; 9. The Upsalquitch; 10. The Other River. Vg in worn, price-clipped dustjacket. 35.00 View more info

Six Salmon Rivers And Another. Cdn ed in dustjacket

By: CLARKE, George Frederick

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Brunswick, 1960,:

Seller ID: 6752


CLARKE, George Frederick. Six Salmon Rivers And Another in Canada. (London): Herbert Jenkins / (Fredericton) : Brunswick Press, (1960). Printed in Gr eat Britain. Pp (6),7-190,(2) +8 leaves of plates. 8vo, burgundy cloth. Mapendpapers. With Canadian price on dj. Watters p.956, Laugher p.103, Rhoden izer p.420. Chapters : 1. By Way of Preface; 2. The Main Southwest Miramichi; 3. The Way to Understanding; 4.The Miramichi Continued; 5. The Saint John River; 6. The Restigouche and the Kedgwick; 7. The Restigouche Continued;8. The Tobique River; 9. The Upsalquitch; 10. The Other River. Name, else v... View more info

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Six Sections from Mountains and Rivers Without End

By: SNYDER, Gary

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Four Seasons Foundation, 1965,:

Seller ID: 44903


SNYDER, Gary. Six Sections from Mountains and Rivers Without End. San Francisco: Four Seasons Foundation, 1965. Pp. 42. 8vo, stapled orange card covers with black lettering to front. Writing 9. One inch light smudge to front cover, rubbed, else a very good copy. 50.00 View more info

Skeena : River of Destiny. pbk.

By: LARGE, R. Geddes

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Gray's Publishing, Sidney, BC, 1981, ISBN:0888260911:

Seller ID: 69979


LARGE, R. Geddes. The Skeena : River of Destiny. Sidney, BC: Gray's Publishing, (1981). Later printing. Pp. [i]-ix,(1),[1]-180,(16). Illustrated. 8vo,illustrated white card covers. See Hale and Barman British Columbia Local Histories: A Bibliography 519,520. A history of the Skeena Valley of British Columbia, detailing the importance of the river to the exploration of andcontemporary commerce in the region. Includes a chapter on the fisheries. Vg. 12.00 View more info

Sketches and Legends of the Rhine. 1st US ??

By: HUGO, Victor

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Cornish, Lamport, 1845,:

Seller ID: 24275


HUGO, Victor. Sketches and Legends of the Rhine. N.Y.: Cornish, Lamport & Co., n.d. [Publisher's Advertisement dated Oct., 1845]. First US Edition (?). Pp 291. 8vo, brown pressed cloth. Spine sunned, top of spine chipped, else vg. 50.00 View more info