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A Day at the Races : The St. John's Regatta Story. First Edition.

By: FITZGERALD, Jack

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Creative , 2003, ISBN:1894294645: 2003

Seller ID: 60403

ISBN: 1894294645


FITZGERALD, Jack. A Day at the Races : The St. John's Regatta Story. St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador : Creative Publishers, (2003). First Edition. Pp (4),v-xii,1-190,(2). Illustrated with 22 b&w photos in the text. 8vo (137 x 211 mm), photo-illustrated cardcovers, with purple & dark blue lettering to spine. For John Joseph Fitzgerald (b.1945) see DNLB pp.108-9, ENL Vol. 2, p.191. "The Royal St. John's Regatta is more than a social or sporting event. For nearly 200 years the Regatta has become a Newfoundland tradition and institution. It begins in mid-... View more info

Across the Savage Sea : The First Woman to Row across the North Atlantic. in dj.

By: FONTENOY, Maud D'ABOVILLE, Gerard, foreword SOKOLINSKY, Martin, trans.

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Arcade Publishing, New York, 2005, ISBN:1559707623:

Seller ID: 92296


FONTENOY, Maud. Across the Savage Sea : The First Woman to Row across the North Atlantic . Foreword by Gérard d'Aboville. Translated from the French by Martin Sokolinsky. New York: Arcade Publishing, (2005). Pp. (10),[xi]-xv,(1),[1]-149,(3), + 8 p. of plates. Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth with red lettering to spine. An account of the first solo rowing voyage across the North Atlantic by a woman, which the twenty-five-year-old Fontenoy completed over the course of four months aboard her twenty-four-foot boat Pilot, facing massive relentless seas, near-misses with container ships, and malfuncti... View more info

Amateurs 1st pb ed.

By: HALBERSTAM, David

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Penguin, 1986,:

Seller ID: 27611


HALBERSTAM, David. The Amateurs: The Passionate Quest of Four Young Men forOlympic Gold. (NY): Penguin, (1986). First Paperback Edition. Pp 221. Illu strated. 8vo, ill. card covers. Toy 1706, Morris & Howland p. 61. Pulitzer Prize winning author Halberstam has produced a contemporary "Chariots of Water", following four Americans in their desperate pursuit of Olympic gold in the single sculls. Remainder mark to bottom edge, else vg. 10.00 View more info

Art of Sculling. 7th pr.

By: PADUDA, Joe HENIG, Les

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Ragged Mountain Press, Camden, ME, 1992, ISBN:0071580107:

Seller ID: 78198


PADUDA, Joe. The Art of Sculling . Photographs by Les Hening. Camden, ME: Ragged Mountain Press, (1992). Seventh Printing. Pp. [i]-ix,(1),1-149,(1). Illustrated. Square 8vo, illustrated blue card covers. Some cover creasing, black ink mark to top edge, else vg. 9.00 View more info

Australia in World Rowing. in dj.

By: JACOBSEN, Alan N

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Hill of Content, 1984,:

Seller ID: 42134


JACOBSEN, Alan N. Australia in World Rowing : The Bow-Waves and Strokes. Melbourne: Hill of Content, (1984). Pp 217. Large 8vo, blue cloth. A history of competitive rowing in Australia from the late nineteenth century to the time of publication written by an experienced rower and coach of the Australian crew at the Tokyo Olympics. Vg in slightly rubbed, torn dj. 40.00 View more info

Banook Canoe Club : Voices from Our Past : A Celebration - Our First Hundred Years, 1903-2003. First Ediion in dustjacket., Signed

By: BILLARD, Allan

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Sand Dollar Productions, Dartmouth, NS, 2003, ISBN:09669961138: 2003

Seller ID: 72354

ISBN: 09669961138


BILLARD, Allan. Banook Canoe Club : Voices from Our Past : A Celebration - Our First Hundred Years, 1903-2003. With research by Anne Marie Schaus andediting by Bruce Murphy. (Dartmouth, NS: Sand Dollar Productions, 2003). First Edition. Pp. (2),[1]-100,(2). With over 100 b&w photos as well as other illustrations. Oblong 8vo, blank unlettered white cloth. A year-by-year centenary history of the Dartmouth-based canoe club. Contents: Before the Club; The Beginnings of Banook; Natal Day finds a home; World Events Intervene; A Resurgence in the Youth Membe... View more info

Boating from Bow to Stern. US in poor dj

By: KENEALY, James P.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Dodd, Mead, 1966,:

Seller ID: 20480


KENEALY, James P. Boating from Bow to Stern. With drawings by James MacDonald and photographs. N.Y.: Dodd, Mead & Co., (1966). Pp 331. Illustrated. Lg8vo, blue cloth. Toy 1895, Morris & Howland p 77. Contents : Your First Co mmand; Safety Equipment; Preparing to Go Afloat; Navigational Buoys and Markers; Compass, Charts, Piloting; Dveloping a Weather Eye; Rowing; Sailing; Power Boating; Seamanship in Rough Weather; Rescue and First Aid; Anchoring, Mooring, Tying-Up; Fitting Out and Storage; Trailers and Trailering; Cruising America's Waterways. Vg in torn, tape-repaired dj. 18.00 View more info

Boats and Boatmen of Pakistan. First Edition

By: GREENHILL, Basil VILLIERS, Alan, foreword

Price: $30.00

Publisher: David & Charles, Newton Abbot, 1971, ISBN:0715350099:

Seller ID: 105364


GREENHILL, Basil. Boats and Boatmen of Pakistan. Foreword by Alan Villiers.Newton Abbot: David & Charles, (1971). First Printing. Pp. (10),11-191,(1) , colour frontispiece, + 16 p. of black and white plates. Illustrated. 8vo,red cloth with gilt lettering to spine. National Maritime Museum, The Deve lopment of the Boat : A Select Bibliography 476. Dr. Basil Jack Greenhill CMG (b. February 26, 1920, Bristol - d. April 8, 2003, St. Dominick, Cornwall) noted marine historian. "This is an original and detailed study of the lives and work of the boatmen of Pakistan, an area where a special patte... View more info

Boats and Boatmen of Pakistan. First Edition in dustjacket.

By: GREENHILL, Basil VILLIERS, Alan, foreword

Price: $40.00

Publisher: David & Charles, Newton Abbot, 1971, ISBN:0715350099:

Seller ID: 97684


GREENHILL, Basil. Boats and Boatmen of Pakistan. Foreword by Alan Villiers.Newton Abbot: David & Charles, (1971). First Printing. Pp. (10),11-191,(1) , colour frontispiece, + 16 p. of black and white plates. Illustrated. 8vo,red cloth with gilt lettering to spine. National Maritime Museum, The Deve lopment of the Boat : A Select Bibliography 476. "This is an original and detailed study of the lives and work of the boatmen of Pakistan, an area where a special pattern of life is set by the great rivers' systems, and by the annual inundation following the onset of the south-west monsoon. A wh... 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 'Rogue' Run: A Story of a Temperamental Torpedo" ("Sea-Wrack", pp. 155-159, a short story); "Where Time Stands ... View more info

Boys' Own Book of Sports, Birds, and Animals.

By: JOHN, Uncle (preface).

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Leavitt & Allen, New York , 0,:

Seller ID: 93527


JOHN, Uncle (preface). Boys' Own Book of Sports, Birds, and Animals. New York : Leavitt & Allen, 379 Broadway, n.d. (copyright Appleton 1848). Pp [i]-viii,[1]-192,[21]-200,[21]-200,+ 7 plates. Small 8vo, maroon pressed cloth,gilt lettering to spine. Contents : The Boy's Book of Sports and Games (Mi nor Sports – Gymnastic Exercises – Cricket – Archery – Angling – Swimming –Skating – Rowing – Riding – Sleight of Hand , magic, &c – Enigmas, Riddles , &c – Miscellanies); The Book of Birds; The Book of Animals. Spine ends and edges worn through, overall wear to cloth, hinges c... View more info

Britannia : Rowing Alone Across the Atlantic : The Record of an Adventure:.First Edition in dustjacket

By: FAIRFAX, John

Price: $20.00

Publisher: William Kimber, London, 1972,:

Seller ID: 16728


FAIRFAX, John. Britannia : Rowing Alone Across the Atlantic : The Record ofan Adventure. London : William Kimber, (1972). Pp 221. Illustrated. 8vo, b lue cloth. Toy 0523. Ex-library, else very good in dustjacket. 20.00 View more info

Cam and Cambridge Rowing.

By: ARMITAGE, H.

Price: $400.00

Publisher: W.P. Spalding / W. Kent & Co., Cambridge / London, 1886,:

Seller ID: 102582


ARMITAGE, H. The Cam and Cambridge Rowing. Cambridge : W.P. Spalding / London : W. Kent & Co., n.d. [1886/7?]. Pp (3),[i]-ix,(1),11-77. Small 8vo, redcloth, black lettering to front board. Brittain, Oar, Scull and Rudder: A Bibliography of Rowing, 69. Contents : Preface; By the Banks of the Cam (Waites' Ferry; Barnwell Pool; Chesterton; “Charon's” and the Black Cottage; The Railway Bridge; Below the Bridge; Ditton; Morley's; The Plough and the Gut; First Post Reach; Baitsbite; Clayhythe). Part I. – The Cam (Cam v. Grant; The River; Stourbridge Fair; Midsummer Fair; The Bridges; A Lease o... View more info

Canoes for Experiments : Sail and Human Power. AYRS 121

By: KITSON, Tony (ed.)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Amateur Yacht Research Society, London , 1996, ISBN:0851330762:

Seller ID: 84041


KITSON, Tony (ed.). Canoes for Experiments : Sail and Human Power. AYRS 121. London : Amateur Yacht Research Society, (1996). Pp [1]-60. Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated white card covers. Contents : What is a Proper Canoe? (by John Bull). Sailing Canoes (by John Bull and Tony Kitson). The Open Canoe Sailing Group (by John Bull). The Personal Trimaran (by Gail Ferris). A CrabClaw for the Sailing Canoe (by John Bull). Crab Claw Sail for Pacific Proa (by Pierre-Yves Corre de Difau de Maluquer). Bruce Foil for Canoes (Review ed by Tony Kitson). Fin Power: Success Comes From Copying Nature (by Harry ... View more info

Captain Bligh's Portable Nightmare. From the Bounty to safety -- 4,162 miles across the Pacific in a rowing boat. First American Edition in dustjacket.

By: BLIGH, William, Captain). TOOHEY, John.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: HarperCollins, New York, 2000, ISBN:0060195320:

Seller ID: 110720


(BLIGH, William, Captain). TOOHEY, John. Captain Bligh's Portable Nightmare. [Dj adds: "From the Bounty to safety -- 4,162 miles across the Pacific ina rowing boat"]. (New York): HarperCollins Publishers, (2000). First Ameri can Printing. Pp. (6),vii,(5),[1]-211,(1). 8vo, red cloth spine, white paper covered boards, silver lettering to spine. At dawn on April 28, 1789, Captain William Bligh and eighteen men from HMS Bounty were herded onto a twenty-three-foot launch and abandoned in the middle of the Pacific Ocean. Thusbegan their extraordinary journey to Java. Covering 4,162 miles, th... View more info

Cassell's Book of Sports and Pastimes

By: CASSELL'S)

Price: $90.00

Publisher: Cassell, Petter, Galpin & Co., 1910,:

Seller ID: 65427


(CASSELL'S). Cassell's Book of Sports and Pastimes. L: Cassell, Petter, Galpin & Co., [ca. 1910?]. Pp. 780. With more than 800 illustrations. Colouredfrontis of cricket player positions. 8vo, green and red cloth covered boar ds with elaborate gilt decoration and titles to front, red cloth spine withgilt titles and decoration, bevelled edges. An exhaustive listing "of athl etics and other manly exercises" with explanations and the rules of play for more than two hundred games and activities. Of nautical interest are sections on mast-climbing, walking the mast, rowing, canoeing, boat-sai... View more info

Chebucto A. A. Club Sixth Annual Regatta, Dartmouth Lakes, Thursday, Aug. 2nd, 1900

By: Regatta). (Chebucto A. A. Club)

Price: $18.00

Publisher: 1900,:

Seller ID: 116077


(Regatta). (Chebucto A. A. Club). Chebucto A. A. Club Sixth Annual Regatta,Dartmouth Lakes, Thursday, Aug. 2nd, 1900. N.pl.: n.pub., 1900. Pp (2). On e leaf printed in blue. 8vo [130 x 215 mm[. The programme for the Sixth Annual Regatta. The front lists the Committee members and the Officials. The back lists the races : 1. Labrador Whaler (Open), Distance 1.25 Miles. 2.15 P.M. 2. Single Scull (Shells), 1.25 Miles. 2.40 P.M. 3. Canoe Race. 3 P.M. 4. Double Sculls, Shells, (Open), 1.25 Miles. 3.20 P.M. 5. Labrador Whaler,Boys 20 and Under, 1.25 Miles. 3.40 P.M. Foxed, creased, a couple of short ... View more info

Class of 1889, Harvard College, Twenty-Fifth Anniversary 1889-1914, SeventhReport of the Class Secretary. First Edition

By: Harvard University) PRESCOTT, Oliver POTTER, Alfred Claghorn

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Cockayne, Boston, 1914,:

Seller ID: 110882


(Harvard University). Class of 1889, Harvard College, Twenty-Fifth Anniversary 1889-1914, Seventh Report of the Class Secretary. (Boston : Printed by Cockayne), June, 1914. First Edition. Pp (2),1-664,(2) + campus map (opp. p.161). Illustrated with b&w photos thoughout. Thick 8vo, maroon cloth, giltlettering to front board and spine. Contents: The Class of Eighty-Nine; In Memoriam; The Class, 1889-1914; Temporary Members; Marriages by Years; Unm arried Members; Married Men Classified by Number of Children; Deaths by Years; Eighty Nine Sons of Harvard Fathers; Harvard Sons of Eighty Nine Father... View more info

Clinker Boatbuilding. 1st UK in dj

By: LEATHER, John

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Adlard Coles, London, 1973, ISBN:0229115047:

Seller ID: 25996


LEATHER, John. Clinker Boatbuilding. Drawings by the author. (London) : Adlard Coles, (1973). First Edition. Pp (4),v-xvi,1-208 + 8 p of photos. Illustrated with over one hundred text drawings. 8vo, blue cloth. Toy 4914. "This book describes clinker and cold-moulded construction methods for sailing,rowing or powered boats up to 20 feet in length. The contents cover every stage in the process from preparation, tools, materials, plans, keel structure, planking, frames, centreboards and decks to finishing off the hull, masts and oars. There are also specifications for three different clinker ... View more info

Coming Down the Seine. First Edition

By: GIBBINGS, Robert

Price: $15.00

Publisher: J.M. Dent and Sons, London, 1953,:

Seller ID: 85844


GIBBINGS, Robert. Coming Down the Seine. London : J.M. Dent and Sons, Ltd.,(1953). First Printing. Pp. (6),1-217,(1). Illustrated. 8vo, maroon cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Kirkus, Robert Gibbings : A Bibliography, pp.24-25. Boards lightly rubbed, name inked to flyleaf, else very good. 15.00 View more info