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Incredible True Adventures.

By: WULFFSON, Don L.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Dodd, Mead & Company, New York , 1986, ISBN:039608779X:

Seller ID: 79785


WULFFSON, Don L. Incredible True Adventures. Illustrated with photographs and prints. New York : Dodd, Mead & Company, (1986). First Printing. Pp [1]-110,(2). Illustrated. Index 8vo, red cloth, black lettering to spine. Contents : 1. Forty-five Seconds Inside a Tornado. 2. The Man in the Upside-downShip. 3. Through the Iron Curtain in a Tank. 4. Down the River of Doubt. 5 . They Rowed Across the Atlantic. 6. Shot Down Behind Enemy Lines. 7. Against All Odds. 8. A Race with Death. 9. Terror at Sea. Very good in price-clipped dustjacket. 15.00 View more info

Intelligentsia and Revolution : Russian Views of Bolshevism, 1917-1922. First Edition in dustjacket.

By: BURBANK, Jane.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press, New York and Oxford, 1986, ISBN:0195040619:

Seller ID: 114377


BURBANK, Jane. Intelligentsia and Revolution : Russian Views of Bolshevism,1917-1922. New York and Oxford : Oxford University Press, 1986. First Prin ting. Pp. (4),[v]-viii,(2),3-340,(4). 8vo, maroon cloth with gilt letteringto spine. "From the Bolshevik victory in 1917 to the consolidation of powe r five years later, the Russian revolution inspired a brilliant outburst oftheory and criticism among Russian intellectuals who struggled to comprehe nd their country's dramatic social upheaval. Faced with the collapse of themonarchy and disintegration of life as it had been, Marxists, monarchis... View more info

Irving vs. Irving: Canada's Feuding Billionaires and the Stories They Won'tTell. Second Printing in dustjacket.

By: POITRAS, Jacques IRVING, K.C.) REYNOLDS, Neil)

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Key Porter Books, Viking, 2014, ISBN:0670067717:

Seller ID: 113880


HOW, Douglas and Ralph COSTELLO. Irving vs. Irving: Canada's Feuding Billionaires and the Stories They Won't Tell. (Toronto) : Viking, (2014). Second Printing. Pp (9),x-xiv,1-338. 8vo, blue cloth, silver lettering to spine. "They are Canada's third wealthiest family, the fifth-largest private landowner in the U.S.A. They have a monopoly on New Brunswick's English-language print media and billions of dollars in offshore accounts. They are the Irvings. And they have always placed a premium on discretion and family unity. They built their empire - which includes Canada's largest refinery, soo... View more info

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Lawson's Tyneside Celebrities : Sketches of the Lives and Labours of Famous Men of the North. First Edition.

By: LAWSON, William D.

Price: $70.00

Publisher: The author, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, 1873,: 1873

Seller ID: 45222


LAWSON, William D. Lawson's Tyneside Celebrities : Sketches of the Lives and Labours of Famous Men of the North. Newcastle-upon-Tyne : "Published by the Author, William D. Lawson. Sold by J.W. Chater, 89 Clayton Street", 1873. First Edition. Pp. (4),[5]-387,(1) with [15] pages of plates. 8vo (136 x 188 mm), pressed green cloth, with bevelled edges, with gilt lettering and decoration to front & spine, all edges maroon. "No apology, it is presumed, will be necessary for the appearance of the present volume, when the circumstances that led to its publication are briefly expla... View more info

Leander Club : List of Members – Rules and Regulations 1962.

By: Leander Club

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Leander Club, Henley-on-Thames, 1962,:

Seller ID: 80690


(Leander Club). Leander Club : List of Members – Rules and Regulations 1962. (Henley-on-Thames : Leander Club, January 1962). Pp [1]-92. Small 8vo, printed card covers. Founded in 1818, the Leander Club is one of the oldest rowing clubs in the world. Membership (in 1962) was 1,873. With “Leander Club Accounts 1961” laid in (4to, folded sheet – Balance Sheet – Income and Expenditure Account – Boat Fund Account). Very good. 20.00 View more info

London Films. 1st US

By: HOWELLS, W.D

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Harper, 1905,:

Seller ID: 44193


HOWELLS, W.D. London Films. Illustrated. NY: Harper & Brothers, 1905. FirstUS Edition. Pp 240, frontis., [23] leaves plates. 8vo, green cloth, gilt t o front and spine, t.e.g. Images from Howells' "mental kodak", directed at a variety of sights in and around London, including at Henley for the Boat Race. Initial signature slack, rubbed, owner's signature, else vg. 40.00 View more info

Manual for Naval Cadets. Third Edition.

By: BOYD, John M'Neil

Price: $500.00

Publisher: Longman, Green, Longman, Roberts, & Green, London , 1864,:

Seller ID: 110844


BOYD, John M'Neil. A Manual for Naval Cadets. Third Edition. London : Longman, Green, Longman, Roberts, & Green, 1864. Third Edition. Pp (6),[vii]-xx,[1]-543,(1) + colour plates. Also illustrated with drawings, technical diagrams and tables to text. 8vo, dark blue pressed cloth, gilt lettering to spine, blind-stamped crown-and-anchor to front and rear boards. The half-title page and the spine have it as The Naval Cadet's Manual. John Mc'Neil Boyd, R.N. (b. 1812, Derry / Londonderry -d. February 9, 1861), Captain of HMS Ajax (1809) died in the "Boyd disaster" 1861, Dún Laoghaire, Irela... View more info

Modern Rowing. First American Edition in dustjacket

By: WILSON, Paul C. ISELIN, Alan

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Stackpole Books, Harrisburg, PA, 1969,:

Seller ID: 111795


WILSON, Paul C. Modern Rowing. Illustrations [by] Alan Iselin. Harrisburg, PA : Stackpole Books, (1969). First American Edition. Printed in the U.K. Pp (6),7-152. Illustrated. Index. 8vo, green cloth, gilt lettering to spine.Toy 4269. "Few innovations in rowing have caused such widespread debate as the modern style developed by the Ratzeburger Ruderclub in Germany. On the International level this style has almost complete dominance, but in club and college competition it has had mixed fortunes because coaches do not understand its basic principles. This book contains a complete analysis of... View more info

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More of Canada's Best Canoe Routes. First Edition.

By: THOMAS, Alister, editor.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Boston Mills Press, Erin, ON, 2003, ISBN:155046390X:

Seller ID: 55077


THOMAS, Alister, editor. More of Canada's Best Canoe Routes. (Erin, Ontario) : The Boston Mills Press, (2003). First Edition. Pp (10),[11]-296. Illustrated with one map and numerous b&w photos to text. 8vo, photo-illustrated blue card covers. "This sequel to our popular Canada's Best Canoe Routes offers 31 more prime paddling trips throughout Canada, from British Columbia to Newfoundland and Labrador, and north to the Yukon, Northwest Territoriesand Nunavut, all described by some of Canada's foremost paddlers. This can oeing and kayaking compendium has it all - freshwater, saltwater, flatw... View more info

More than an Island : A History of the Toronto Island. First Edition in dustjacket

By: GIBSON, Sally

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Irwin Publishing, Toronto , 1984, ISBN:0772014469:

Seller ID: 109598


GIBSON, Sally. More than an Island : A History of the Toronto Island. Toronto : Irwin Publishing, 1984. First Printing. Pp (11,[2]-324,(2). Triple column. Oblong large 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Map end-papers."Every place has a rich history to reveal, should anyone care to unearth i t. But few places in Canada can boast of a more dramatic or colourful history than this little island cluster that has harboured a small separate community in the shadow of Canada's largest city. Long before Lieutenant Governor Simcoe came to establish the town that becamime Toronto, and long be... View more info

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Naval Warfare Under Oars : 4th to 16th Centuries : A Study of Strategy, Tactics and Ship Design. First Edition, Signed presentation copy.

By: RODGERS, William Ledyard

Price: $240.00

Publisher: United States Naval Institute, Annapolis, Maryland , 1939,:

Seller ID: 29614


RODGERS, William Ledyard. Naval Warfare Under Oars: 4th to the 16th Centuries : A Study of Strategy, Tactics and Ship Design. Annapolis, Maryland : United States Naval Institute, 1939. First Edition. Pp xiii,358. Illustrated.Large 8vo, blue cloth, gilt decoration to front, gilt lettering on front a nd spine. "Like my preceding volume, Greek and Roman Naval Warfare, this isa study of fleet naval tactics in the days of rowing ships, but during the Christian era. Incidentally, it gives a brief sketch of the political and economic conditions underlying military and naval efforts. Also, as in t... View more info

Oar, Scull and Rudder : A Bibliography of Rowing

By: BRITTAIN, Frederick

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Humphrey Milford, Oxford University Press, London, 1930,:

Seller ID: 96856


BRITTAIN, Frederick, (comp.). Oar, Scull and Rudder : A Bibliography of Rowing. With a preface by Steve Fairbairn. London : Humphrey Milford, Oxford University Press, 1930. First Edition. Pp (4),[v]-xii,[1]-112. Small 8vo, green cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Howard-Hill, Bibliography of British Literary Bibliographies, 2nd ed. 2276f. "The first part, whicn is limited to descriptions of books and pamphlets published independently, contains about240 items. Nearly all of these are devoted entirely to rowing, or to rowin g and closely allied sports. Excluding the few which are concerned only... View more info

Oars Across the Pacific: 8,000 miles by rowing boat. 1st US in dj.

By: FAIRFAX, John and Sylvia COOK COOK, Sylvia

Price: $18.00

Publisher: W.W. Norton, New York, 1973, ISBN:0393031756:

Seller ID: 85283


FAIRFAX, John & Sylvia COOK. Oars Across the Pacific. [dj adds : 8,000 miles by rowing boat]. New York: W.W. Norton, (1973). First US Printing. Pp 255, + 16 p. of plates. Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth. Toy 0640. Namestamps to bottom edge and title page, else vg in nicked, price-clipped dj. 18.00 View more info

Official Souvenir Programme Dartmouth Natal Day 1750-1937

By: Dartmouth Natal Day)

Price: $40.00

Publisher: 1937,:

Seller ID: 13144


(Dartmouth Natal Day). Official Souvenir Programme Dartmouth Natal Day 1750-1937. Wednesday, August 4th, 1937. N.pl.: n.pub., (1937). Printed by Patriot Printing and Publishing Co., Dartmouth. Pp 140,+ 4 pp.insert. 8vo, card covers. With programme of Regatta events. Mostly advertisements including C.C.M. Bicycles at Jas. Simmonds Ltd., Rolex Oyster Wrist Watch (Guaranteed Waterproof) at J. Greene & Son, Thorndyke Hotel, etc. Lightly rubbed, else vg-fine. 40.00 View more info

Official Souvenir Programme Dartmouth Natal Day 1750-1938

By: Dartmouth Natal Day) ISNOR, L.J., Mayor, back cover text

Price: $40.00

Publisher: 1938,:

Seller ID: 13142


(Dartmouth Natal Day). Official Souvenir Programme Dartmouth Natal Day 1750-1938. Wednesday, August, 3rd, 1938. N.pl.: n.pub., (1938). Printed by Patriot Printing and Publishing Co., Dartmouth. Pp 140,+ 4 pp.insert. 8vo, card covers. With programme of Regatta events. Also, Program Dartmouth Rod and Gun Club (Insert). Mostly advertisements including Porto-Bello (All Year Resort), Otto Ice Co. Ltd., General Electric "Magic Tone" Radios at L.M. Bell Ltd. (Commercial St.), Joe LeBlanc Lunch Room (Pleasant St.), etc. Lightly rubbed, else vg-fine. 40.00 View more info

On The Water : The Romance and Lore of America's Small Boats.. First Edition in dustjacket

By: ALVORD, Douglas

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Yankee Books, Dublin, New Hampshire , 1988, ISBN:0899091571:

Seller ID: 24354


ALVORD, Douglas. On The Water : The Romance and Lore of America's Small Boats. Text and illustrations by Douglas Alvord. Dublin, New Hampshire : Yankee Books, (1988). First Edition. Pp (6),[7]-160. Oblong 8vo, brown cloth spine, brown paper-covered boards, with dark blue lettering to spine. Brice Douglas Alvord, (b. December 11, 1946, Portland Maine). "Small boats have always been an essential part of American life, but their social, historical, and cultural significance all too often has been overlooked. On the Water pays tribute to these boats and to their designers and builders. The boo... View more info

On the Water : Discovering America in a Rowboat. First Edition in dustjacket.

By: STONE, Nathaniel. STONE, Elizabeth.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Broadway Books, New York, 2002, ISBN:0767908414:

Seller ID: 51932


STONE, Nathaniel. On the Water : Discovering America in a Rowboat ; illustrations by Elizabeth Stone. New York: Broadway Books, (2002). First Printing. Pp. (8),ix-x,(2),3-323,(3). 8vo, white paper covered boards with blue cloth spine. "Few people have ever considered the eastern United States to be an island, but when the author began tracing waterways in his new atlas at the age of ten, he discovered that if pone had a boat it was possible to use a combination of waterways to travel up the Hudson River, west across thebarge canals and the Great Lakes, down the Mississippi River to the Gul... View more info

One Hundred and Fifty Years of the Oxford and Cambridge Boat Race. 1st in dj

By: BURNELL, Richard

Price: $70.00

Publisher: Precision Press, Marlow, 1979, ISBN:0950063878:

Seller ID: 2804


BURNELL, Richard. One Hundred and Fifty Years of the Oxford and Cambridge Boat Race : An Official History. (Marlow) : Precision Press in collaborationwith Guinness, 1979. First Edition. Pp (8),1-111,(1). b&w plates, charts. Lg 8vo, light blue cloth. Toy 1685, Ben Cohen, The Thames 1580-1980 : A General Bibliography, p. 276. Vg in price-clipped dj. 70.00 View more info

Open Boat Canoeing.

By: WIRTH, Bob

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Reward Books, West Nyack, NY, 1985, ISBN:0136375472:

Seller ID: 101332


WIRTH, Bob. Open Boat Canoeing. West Nyack, NY: Reward Books, (1985). FirstPaperback Printing. Pp. (2),[iii]-xiv,(2),3-271,(3). Illustrated. 8vo, ill ustrated green card covers with white titles to front and spine. Cassell 2064, Toy 4025. "Complete with more than 170 detailed figures and illustrations, this guide shows you how to safely maneuver your canoe in all types of water. [...] This book provides guidelines on... Canoes: construction (materials, design features, performance); related nautical terms; the parts of a canoe; guidelines for buying canoes -- Clothing: the best type of clo... View more info

Oxford and Cambridge Boat Race, 1829-1953

By: BURNELL, R. D. NICKALLS, G. O. (foreword)

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press, London, 1954,:

Seller ID: 53295


BURNELL, R. D. The Oxford and Cambridge Boat Race, 1829-1953. Foreword by G. O. Nickalls. L.: Oxford University Press, 1954. Pp. 244 + 8 p. of plates and 6 p. of maps. 8vo, green cloth. Toy 1683. A history of the great Oxfordv. Cambridge rowing regattas. Includes the results of all of the two schoo ls' previous head to head meetings and who made up the crew of each boat. Very minor wear to extremities, name, else vg. 60.00 View more info