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Compleat Dr. Rowing. First Edition

By: ANDERSON, Andy.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Bend the Timber Press, Groton, MA, 2001, ISBN:0971491704:

Seller ID: 104568


ANDERSON, Andy. The Compleat Dr. Rowing. (Groton, Massachusetts) : Bend theTimber Press, (2001). First Printing. Pp. (4),i-vii,(1),1-226,(2). 8vo, il lustrsated blue and yellow card covers, with dark blue lettering to front cover and spine. A collection of articles by the professional rower and rowing coach, as well as regular columnist for the Rowing News periodical. Contents: The Legends [The Legend of the Japanese Eight, &c]; Port vs. Starboard; Coaches; Coxswains; Gluckman's Theorem; Strange Boats; Strange Folks; Head of the Charles; Joe Burk; Short Pieces; Mysteries. Light cover wear, els... View more info

Dartmouth Natal Day, Wednesday, August 1, 1973

By: Dartmouth Natal Day)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: 1973,:

Seller ID: 13404


(Dartmouth Natal Day). Dartmouth Natal Day, Wednesday, August 1, 1973. N.pl.: n.pub., (1973). Pp (92). 8vo, card covers. With programme of Regatta events. Many advertisements and photographs. Vg. 10.00 View more info

Dartmouth's 207th Natal Day, Wednesday, August 7, 1957 : Souvenir Program

By: Dartmouth - Natal Day)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: 1957,:

Seller ID: 112256


(Dartmouth – Natal Day). Dartmouth's 207th Natal Day, Wednesday, August 7, 1957 : Souvenir Program. N.pl.: n.pub., 1957. Pp 1-88. Illustrated. Advertisements. 8vo, black stapled card covers' lettered in silver. A booklet on Dartmouth replete with advertisements and the programme for the 1957 Natal Day celebrations. Contents : Mayor's Message (J.W. Akerley); Chairman's Message (Veda McSweeney); [Message from] L.A. Kitz, Mayor of Halifax; 1956 Dartmouth Natal Day, Children's Program Winners (photos); Mic Mac Amateur Aquatic Club, Colors Red and Gold; 1956 Dartmouth Natal Day Parade (photos); T... View more info

Deep Sea Rodeo and Aquatic Carnival, July, 1935 - Halifax, Nova Scotia. Official Program, Wednesday, July 17th, 1935

By: Regatta)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: 1935,:

Seller ID: 13154


(Regatta). Deep Sea Rodeo and Aquatic Carnival, July, 1935 - Halifax, Nova Scotia. Official Program, Wednesday, July 17th, 1935. N.pl.: n.pub., 1935. Pp (4). Sm 8vo, folded sheet. Illustrated cover. Programme for a day of canoe and whaler races. Also, advertisement for "Big Time Wrestling Show at Forum ToNight". Vertical crease, else vg. 10.00 View more info

Diary of Sarah Clinch : A Spirited Socialite in Victorian Nova Scotia

By: CLINCH, Sarah. HALLETT, Meghan (ed.).

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Nimbus Publishing Limited, Halifax, 2001, ISBN:1551093766:

Seller ID: 58509


CLINCH, Sarah. The Diary of Sarah Clinch : A Spirited Socialite in Victorian Nova Scotia. Edited by Meghan Hallett. (Halifax, NS : Nimbus Publishing Limited, 2001). Pp. (5),vi-x,1-182. Illustrated. 8vo, green art-illustrated card covers, brown spine with white lettering. The 1853 diary of a girl from Boston who was entertained, while staying in Halifax, by some of the mostrespected families and figures of the day in Nova Scotia, with names like Haliburton, Almon, Bliss, Starr and Binney. "By 1853, Halifax had evolved from a garrison town into a thriving mercantile city, complete with the c... View more info

Duelling Dories : 50 Years of International Dory Racing in Nova Scotia. First Edition

By: BENNET, A. B., with Garnet HEISLER. HEISLER, Garnet

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Glen Margaret, Tantallon, NS, 2002, ISBN:0920427596:

Seller ID: 60411


BENNET, A. B., with Garnet HEISLER. Duelling Dories: 50 Years of International Dory Racing in Nova Scotia. Researched by Sarah Hubbard, Jill Neidermayer and Marlene Spindler. (Tantallon, Nova Scotia, Canada: Glen Margaret Publishing, 2002). First Edition. Pp. (6),7-70,(2). Illustrated with b/w photos to text. 8vo, art-illustrated blue card covers. This book was published to coincide with the 50th Anniversary of International Dory Racing in Nova Scotia. It is a celebration of this milestone and of the men and women who have represented the seafaring ports of Lunenburg and Gloucester over the ye... View more info

Eton Boating Book : From 1825 to Easter, 1875 - bound with An Appendix to The Eton Boating Book, From Election, 1875, to Easter, 1880

By: POLLEN, Arthur H.

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Williams and Son / Simpkin, Marshall, & Co., Eton College / London , 1875,:

Seller ID: 87212


BLAKE-HUMFREY, R.H. The Eton Boating Book [cover adds : From 1825 to Easter, 1875]. Second Edition. Eton College : Williams and Son / London : Simpkin, Marshall, & Co., 1875. - bound with – An Appendix to The Eton Boating Book, From Election, 1875, to Easter, 1880. Eton College : Williams and Son / London : Simpkin, Marshall, & Co., 1880. Pp [i]-xx,[1]-255,(1); (4),[1]-43,(1). 8vo, blue cloth spine, printed blue paper covered boards. Boats and races from 1825 to 1880. Toy 1701. Covers edgeworn and corner creased, rubbedand smudged, light foxing to endpapers, else a good, solid copy. 250.00 View more info

Eton Boating Book : Third Edition. Revised, Enlarged and Brought down to the Year 1932 by the Eton Viking Club.

By: BYRNE, L.S.R., (ed.)

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Spottiswoode, Ballantyne & Co., , Eton , 1933,:

Seller ID: 100644


BYRNE, L.S.R., (ed.). The Eton Boating Book : Third Edition. Revised, Enlarged and Brought down to the Year 1932 by the Eton Viking Club. Eton : Spottiswoode, Ballantyne & Co.Ltd., 1933. Numbered Edition, "Subscription Copy No.233". Pp (6),[vii]-xl,[1]-695,(1) + 4 leaves of plates + 3 folding maps at rear. Thick 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine, top edge gilt. Toy 1701. Contents: Editor's Preface; Eton Boathouses; Queen's Eyot; Preface tothe Second Edition of 1875 by R.H. Blake-Humfrey; Introduction to the Orig inal Editions of 1869 and 1875; Records (pp.1-626); Captains of the... View more info

Exploring Labrador in an 18' Tin Boat

By: GETCHELL, Dave Small Boat Journal, 17)

Price: $6.50

Publisher: S B Journal Ltd., Bennington, VT, 1981,:

Seller ID: 63510


GETCHELL, Dave. "Exploring Labrador in an 18' Tin Boat" . An article in Small Boat Journal, Number 17, February/March 1981, pp. 14-16. Bennington, VT:S B Journal Ltd., 1981. Pp. 1-80. Illustrated. Triple column. 4to, illustr ated pale blue wraps. Other articles include: "The Nauset 27 for Fun or Profit", "Newport's Frostbiters Defy Winter", "Rowing the Maine Coast in Winter", "The Whys & Wherefores of Rivets & Roves", "Virgin Charter, Small Boat Style", "Yawl Boats Aren't For Sailing", "The Day the Yawl Boat's Engine Failed", "... View more info

Fighting Chance. in dj.

By: RIDGWAY, John BLYTH, Chay.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Lippincott, 1967,:

Seller ID: 29362


RIDGWAY, John. A Fighting Chance: How We Rowed the Atlantic in 92 Days. Philadelphia: Lippincott, 1967. Pp 242. Illustrated. 8vo, blue cl. sp. with blue p.c.b. A fascinating account of two British Paratroopers (and noted adventurers) and their epic oar-powered voyage from Cape Cod to Ireland in a twenty-foot dory christened English Rose III. Vg in rubbed dj. 30.00 View more info

Footprints : Canadian Sports Stories : Summer

By: TOMS, Dave

Price: $10.00

Publisher: McArthur & Company, Toronto, 2004, ISBN:1552784274:

Seller ID: 79008


TOMS, Dave. Footprints : Canadian Sports Stories : Summer. Toronto : McArthur & Company, (2004). First Printing. Pp [i]-ix,(1),1-204,(2). illustrated black card covers. Of nautical interest : 1. Ned Hanlan, Rower. 10. The Bluenose, Fishing schooner. 16. Miss Supertest, Unlimited class powerboat. 40.Caroline Brunet, Sprint kayak. 44. Silken Laumann, Rowing. 45. Kathleen He ddle and Marnie McBean, Rowing. A near-fine copy. 10.00 View more info

Games of the XXI Olympiad, Montréal 1976 : Review of Sports, Events, Competitors, and Substitutes. ex-lib.

By: Olympics - Montreal - 1976]

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Organizing Committee for the Games of the XXI Olympiad, Montreal, 1974,:

Seller ID: 63539


[Olympics - Montreal - 1976]. Games of the XXI Olympiad, Montréal 1976 : Review of Sports, Events, Competitors, and Substitutes . Montreal: The Organizing Committee for the Games of the XXI Olympiad, 1974. Pp. [24]. Unpaginated. Double column. 4to, stapled printed red card covers. A breakdown of theevents at the Montreal Olympics, and participation limit information. Of n autical interest: Canoeing, Rowing, Kayaking, Yachting, Diving. Text in French and English. Ex-library (sticker to front), short closed tear to top edge, else vg. Errata slip stapled to Weightlifting page. 20.00 View more info

Golden Age of the Thames. 1st UK in dj

By: BURSTALL, Patricia.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: David & Charles, 1981,:

Seller ID: 33099


BURSTALL, Patricia. The Golden Age of the Thames. Newton Abbot : David & Charles, (1981). Pp 222 + 16 pp photos. 8vo, cloth. Toy 0025. "Regattas, concerts, Venetian fêtes, rowing, punting, painting, bathing - many and varied were the activities indulged in that pleasure resort which was the Thames above Richmond from about 1870 until 1914. Patricia Burstall delightfully captures the mood of the pleasure-seekers, from the Prince of Wales, passing through Boulters lock to a loyal raising of hats and a dainty flutter of white handkerchiefs, to the drunken bean-feaster bawling his raucous cho... View more info

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Greek and Roman Naval Warfare : A Study of Strategy, Tactics, and Ship Design from Salamis (480 B.C.) to Actium (31 B.C.). First Edition, Signed.

By: RODGERS, William Ledyard

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Naval Institute, 1937,: 1937

Seller ID: 29616


RODGERS, William Ledyard. Greek and Roman Naval Warfare : A Study of Strategy, Tactics, and Ship Design from Salamis (480 B.C.) to Actium (31 B.C.). Annapolis, Maryland : United States Naval Institute, 1937. First Edition. Pp 555. Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt decoration to front, gilt lettering on front & spine. William Ledyard Rodgers (b. February 4, 1860, Washington, D.C., United States – d. May 7, 1944, Bethesda, Maryland) USN admiral and historian. "Together with the strategic and tactical account of the wars there is an examination of what kinds of me... View more info

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Greek Oared Ships 900-322 B.C. First Edition in dustjacket

By: MORRISON, J.S. WILLIAMS, R.T. BLACKMAN, D.J.

Price: $160.00

Publisher: Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 1968, ISBN:0521057701: 1968

Seller ID: 26844


MORRISON, J.S. and R.T. Williams. Greek Oared Ships 900-322 B.C. Cambridge:At the University Press, 1968. First Edition. Pp (8),vii-x,1-356. Illustra ted, with 31 p. of plates. Maps in the text. Large 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. National Maritime Museum, The Development of the Boat : A Select Bibliography 1398. A scholarly monograph interpreting all available sources, literary and archaeological, relevant to the subject. Scientific in approach, the book nonetheless aims to illuminate classical art and literature through minute analysis of texts and a... View more info

Greek Oared Ships 900-322 B.C. Paperback Reprint

By: MORRISON, J.S. WILLIAMS, R.T. BLACKMAN, D.J.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 2008, ISBN:9780521054133:

Seller ID: 113521


MORRISON, J.S. and R.T. Williams. Greek Oared Ships 900-322 B.C. Cambridge:At the University Press, (2008). Reprint of the 1968 Edition. Pp (8),vii-x ,1-356,(2). Illustrated, with 31 p. of plates. Maps in the text. Large 8vo,illustrated blue, black and white cardcovers, white lettering to spine. Na tional Maritime Museum, The Development of the Boat : A Select Bibliography1398. A scholarly monograph interpreting all available sources, literary a nd archaeological, relevant to the subject. Scientific in approach, the book nonetheless aims to illuminate classical art and literature through minut... View more info

Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada : Canada's All-Year Atlantic Port.

By: Halifax, Nova Scotia - Viewbook

Price: $100.00

Publisher: 1924,: 1924

Seller ID: 80577


(Halifax, Nova Scotia – Viewbook). Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada : Canada's All-Year Atlantic Port. Photo by Allen Fraser, Halifax, N.S. N.pl.: n.pub.,n.d. [1920s]. Pp (32) unpaginated. Oblong small 8vo, brown card covers, printed in black. (8¾ x 6 inches)Photos include: Memorial Tower (the Dingle); The Waterfront; City Hall; "Parliament Building" [i.e. Province House]; Barrington Street; Government House; Town Clock; Sackville Street; Queen Hotel [on Hollis Street]; Halifax Hotel; Hollis Street; Knights of Columbus Building; View more info

Henley Royal Regatta : A Celebration of 150 Years. First Edition in dustjacket.

By: BURNELL, Richard

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Stanley Paul, London, 1989, ISBN:0434981346:

Seller ID: 110686


BURNELL, Richard. Henley Royal Regatta : A Celebration of 150 Years. (London) : William Heinemann in Association with Gieves & Hawkes, (1989). First Edition. Pp (14),[3]-226,(2). Double column. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt letteringto spine. "Henley Royal Regatta celebrates the 150th anniversary of its fo undation on March 25 1989. From small beginnings Henley has become the world's most famous and prestigious rowing event; in Britain it has grown to bea national institution. Richard Burnell has written the official history o f this great sporting and social occasion. It follows the growth of the... View more info

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Hobart River Craft. [and] Sealers of Bass Strait First Edition in dustjacket.

By: O'MAY, Harry, comp

Price: $80.00

Publisher: Govt. Printer, 0,: 1959

Seller ID: 32996


O'MAY, Harry, comp. Hobart River Craft [and] Sealers of Bass Strait. Tasmania: L.G. Shea, Govt. Printer, (n.d.) [ca. 1959]. First Edition. Pp 113; 31. 20 pages of plates, folding map at rear. 8vo, green cloth, silver lettering to spine. Two volumes in one on the small craft of Australia. Hobart River Craft comprises "Early Settlement- Official Restrictions on Boat-Building - Description of Early Small Craft- Convicts Escaping by River Craft"; "Ports of Call in the South- Sawyers and Saw-Pits"; "The Barges, Cutters, Ketches and Passage-Boats - Capsiz... View more info

I've Been Everywhere I'm Going : Humour for Seniors. First Edition.

By: MAHAR, James G.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Nimbus, Halifax, 1995, ISBN:1551091348:

Seller ID: 55502


MAHAR, James G. I've Been Everywhere I'm Going. .(Halifax) : Nimbus Publishing Ltd, (1995). First Edition. Pp. (6),1-112,(2). With illustrations by John Crace [a Halifax architect] in the text. 8vo, illustrated cardcovers with red spine, black lettering to spine. "Humour for Seniors" -from the cover. "Syndicated columnist James Mahar has been writing humourous stories for newspapers throughout North America for the past few years [...] Mahar's tongue-in-cheek stories for seniors have been well receive by readers of all ages. Cotiected here for the first time are Mahar's best column... View more info