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Sketches and Traditions. Hounslow Ed., no dj

By: REGAN, John W.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Hounslow Press, 1978,:

Seller ID: 6834


REGAN, John W. Sketches and Traditions of the Northwest Arm, (Illustrated) and with Panoramic Folder of the Arm. Willowdale, Ont.: Hounslow Press, A Division of Anthony R. Hawke Limited, May 1978. [Fourth Edition]. Pp (8), vii-x, (2), [1]-191, (1), with 29 unpaginated leaves of illustrations. Maps. Sm.8vo, green cloth. 1st ed 1908. Watters p.727, Rhodenizer p.565. Vaison p.72 for 2nd ed 1909. Regan (1873-1945). N.B.: Despite the title page, this edition did not have the fldg panorama.: Naming the Arm; Pryor Property; The Waegwoltic; St.Mary's Aquatic Club; Birchdale; Thornvale; N.W.A.R.C. and ... View more info

Small Boat Against the Sea. in dj.

By: KING, Derek BIRD, Pete.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Paul Elek, 1976,:

Seller ID: 44104


KING, Derek and Peter BIRD. Small Boat Against the Sea : The Story of the First Trans-World Rowing Attempt. L: Paul Elek, (1976). Pp 244. 8vo, blue cloth. Toy 0544. An account of two young Englishmen's attempt to circumnavigate the world under oars in the 35-foot Uffa Fox-designed boat Britannia II.Edges a bit dusty, else vg in dj. 40.00 View more info

Small Watercraft : How to select, handle and care for all kinds of small watercraft.

By: LEWIS, Richard Garwood. DIXON, Reg LAWSON, Arthur B.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Fullerton Publishing Co, Toronto , 1931,:

Seller ID: 87235


LEWIS, Richard Garwood. Small Watercraft : How to select, handle and care for all kinds of small watercraft. With special articles contributed by Reg.Dixon, Arthur B. Lawson and W. VanB. Claussen. Toronto : Fullerton Publish ing Co. Limited, n.d. [1931]. Pp [1]-67,(9). Illustrated. Map. 8vo, illustrated grey stapled card covers. Toy 4463. Contents : 1. Canoeing (pp 5-37). 2. Canoe Sailing (pp 38-44). 3. Dinghy Sailing (pp 45-53). 4. Rowing (pp 54-57). 5. Outboard Motor Boats (pp 58-62). 6. Appendix (pp 63-67). Advertisements (pp 68-75). Covers worn, some smudging, penned name and ownership sti... View more info

St. John, New Brunswick, Canada. 1905. The City of the Loyalists.

By: St. John, N.B.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Telegraph Press, St. John, N.B., 1905,:

Seller ID: 99210


(St. John, N.B.). St. John, New Brunswick, Canada. 1905. The City of the Loyalists. (St. John : Telegraph Press, 1905). Pp [1]-[32],+ folding map at rear. Illustrated. Small 8vo, grey stapled card covers, lettered and decorated in silver, blue and maroon. (4 x 6 3/8 inches). Contents : What to See in the City and Vicinity and How to See It : A Few Facts. Excellent Hotel Accommodation. Martello Tower. Fort La Tour. Churches. Public Buildings. Other Points of Interest. Fernhill Cemetery. Rockwood Park and Public Gardens. Famous Reversing Falls. The Tides. Drives. Yachting. Rowing. Trout Fishing.... View more info

St. John, New Brunswick, Canada. 1907. The City of the Loyalists.

By: St. John, N.B.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Barnes & Co., Printers, St. John, N.B., 1907,:

Seller ID: 92767


(St. John, N.B.). St. John, New Brunswick, Canada. 1907. The City of the Loyalists. (St. John, N.B.: Barnes & Co., Printers, 1907). Pp [1]-47,(1),+ folding map at rear. Illustrated. Small 8vo, purple stapled card covers, lettered and decorated in silver and green. Contents : What to See in the City and Vicinity and How to See It : A Few Facts. Brief Historical Sketch : Martello Tower. Fort La Tour. The La Tour Cannon. Churches. Public Buildings. Other Points of Interest. Fernhill Cemetery. Rockwood Park, Public Gardens,and other Parks. Famous Reversing Falls. The Tides. Drives. Yachting. Rowi ... View more info

Textbook of Oarsmanship : A Classic of Rowing Technical Literature.

By: BOURNE, Gilbert. A Textbook of Oarsmanship : A Classic of Rowing Technical

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Sport Books Publisher, Toronto , 1989, ISBN:0920905129:

Seller ID: 83737


BOURNE, Gilbert. A Textbook of Oarsmanship : A Classic of Rowing Technical Literature. Toronto : Sport Books Publisher, (1989). First Edition. Pp (4),[i]-xii,[1]-376,(2),+ 3 leaves plates. 8vo, black illustrated card covers. Toy 4203 for original Oxford University Press edition of 1925. Light edgewear, rubbed, penned name, else very good. 30.00 View more info

The Canadian Magazine of Politics, Science, Art and Literature. Vol. 18, November, 1901 to April, 1902, inclusive.

By: Canadian Magazine BARKER, R.K., Capt. CAMERON, Agnes Deans SCOTT, Marshall Owen

Price: $80.00

Publisher: Ontario Publishing Co., Ltd, Toronto , 1902,: 1902

Seller ID: 95323


(Canadian Magazine). The Canadian Magazine of Politics, Science, Art and Literature. Vol. XVIII, November, 1901 to April, 1902, inclusive. Toronto : The Ontario Publishing Co., Ltd., 1902. Pp [i]-iv,[1]-588. Illustrated. Maps. Double Column. Large 8vo (185 x 243 mm), red cloth, gilt lettering to front board and spine. Of nautical interest : “The Rowing Season of 1901, with a brief comparison of the styles adopted in England, United States and Canada” by Capt. R.K. Barker (pp 33-37, with 6 illustrations); "The Yachting Season of 1901" by F.J. Campbell (pp ... View more info

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The Penance Way : The Mystery of Puffin's Atlantic voyage. First Edition in dustjacket

By: NAYDLER, Merton

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Hutchinson, 1968,: 1968

Seller ID: 47550


NAYDLER, Merton. The Penance Way : The Mystery of Puffin's Atlantic voyage. London : Hutchinson, (1968). First Printing. Pp (12),xiii-xvii,(3),[1]-252 + colour frontispiece + 16-page central section of b&w photos. Some drawings in the text. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. With end-paper maps. Toy 0569. "The mystery of the disappearance of the tiny, fifteen-foot Puffin, crewed by David Johnstone and John Hoare in their attempt to row the Atlantic, captured the world's headlines in October 1966 and there has since been much speculation about the reason... View more info

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The Penance Way : The Mystery of Puffin's Atlantic voyage. First Edition in dustjacket

By: NAYDLER, Merton

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Hutchinson, 1968,: 1968

Seller ID: 18333


NAYDLER, Merton. The Penance Way : The Mystery of Puffin's Atlantic voyage. London : Hutchinson, (1968). First Printing. Pp (12),xiii-xvii,(3),[1]-252 + colour frontispiece + 16-page central section of b&w photos. Some drawings in the text. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. With end-paper maps. Toy 0569. "The mystery of the disappearance of the tiny, fifteen-foot Puffin, crewed by David Johnstone and John Hoare in their attempt to row the Atlantic, captured the world's headlines in October 1966 and there has since been much speculation about the reason... View more info

University Oars : Being a Critical Inquiry into the Health of Men Who Rowed in the Oxford and Cambridge Boat Race

By: MORGAN, John E. MACKENZIE, R. Tait, association copy)

Price: $500.00

Publisher: Macmillan, London, 1873,:

Seller ID: 70713


MORGAN, John E., (ed.) University Oars : Being a Critical Inquiry into the Health of Men Who Rowed in the Oxford and Cambridge Boat Race, from the Year 1829 to 1869, Based on the Personal Experience of the Rowers Themselves. London : Macmillan and Co., 1873. First Edition. Pp (6),[vii]-xvi,[1]-397,(1),(2, publisher's ads). With errata slip at p.xvi. 8vo, original brown cloth, withgilt lettering to spine and a gilt crossed oars design on two-tone blue crossed field on front board. Brittain, Oar, Scull and Rudder 38, Toy 1721, Cohen, The Thames, 1580-1980: A General Bibliography, p.279. Dr John ... View more info

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Up and Down the Merrimac : A Vacation Trip

By: BOYD, Pliny Steele.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: D.E. Lothrop Company, Boston, 1890,:

Seller ID: 88525


BOYD, Pliny Steele. Up and Down the Merrimac : A Vacation Trip. Boston : D.E. Lothrop Company, (copyright 1879). Pp [i]-vi,7-185,(4,ads),(3), frontispiece. 8vo, pictorial grey cloth, gilt panel to spine. Toy 1314: "A rambling, facetious, descriptive and highly embroidered account of a rowing, towing, and sailing voyage in a dory up the Merrimac from Newburyport to Passaconaway Island, of camping there, and of the voyage home.". New Hampshire and Massachusetts. “And to gratify the gypsy, as well as to enjoy the luxury of discovery, and the fascination of p... View more info

Up the Pond : The St. John's Regatta, 1816-1949. First Edition

By: FITZGERALD, Jack

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Creative Publishers, St.John', NL, 1992, ISBN:1895387159:

Seller ID: 17918


FITZGERALD, Jack. Up the Pond : The St.John's Regatta 1816-1949. St.John's,Newfoundland : Creative Publishers, 1992. First Edition. Pp (3),iv-ix,(3), [3]-198. Illustrated with 11 b&w photos in the text. 8vo, photo-illustratedwhite cardcovers. "In 'Up the Pond', Jack Fitzgerald has delved deep into the history of what is widely believed to be the oldest continuous sportingevent in North America: the St. John's Regatta", from its inception throug h Newfoundland's Confederation date. Contents: Section 1: The Beglnnning: 1816- 1860; Section 2: The Early Years: 1871 - 1899; Section 3: The S... View more info

Views of Syracuse, N.Y.

By: Viewbook]

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Lyman H. Nelson Company, Portland, ME, 0,:

Seller ID: 99004


[Viewbook]. Views of Syracuse, N.Y. Portland, ME: published by Lyman H. Nelson Company, publishers of Souvenir Books and Pictures of Prominent Cities and Summer Resorts, [n.d. - 190?]. Pp. (32). Unpaginated. Illustrated in black and white. Oblong 8vo, brown stapled card covers with raised gilt lettering to front cover. Front cover reads "Souvenir of Syracuse". Includes thefollowing views: City Hall; Home of the Chamber of Commerce, University Bu ilding; State Armory; New York Central Station; Hospital of the Good Shepherd; Women's and Children's Hospital; Syracuse State Institution for... View more info

Water Street Days

By: DONNELL, David

Price: $15.00

Publisher: McClelland and Stewart, Toronto, 1989, ISBN:0771028482:

Seller ID: 56804


DONNELL, David. Water Street Days . (Toronto): McClelland and Stewart, (1989). Pp. (8),[1]-136. 8vo, illustrated blue card covers. The Ontario-born writer's fifth collection of poems and short stories. Contents: Part I: WaterStreet: "Water Street Dusters", "Afternoons With My Father", "Late Summer Dinners", "Elephants", "Trucks", "Dancing at the Renovated King Edward (VII)", "Tennis", "Eastman Kodak", "Florida", "Rowing", "Perfect Marriages", "Hills", "Sweet William", "Fishing", "... View more info

Well Rowed Magdalen! : A History of Magdalen College Boat Club 1859-1993

By: HUTCHINS, Roger, (comp.). GILBERTSON, Mark

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Magdalen College, Oxford , 1993,:

Seller ID: 99722


HUTCHINS, Roger, (comp.). “Well Rowed Magdalen!” A History of Magdalen College Boat Club 1859-1993. With chapters by Richard Burrell, Peter Fullerton and Mark Gilbertson. Oxford : Magdalen College, 1993. Pp (4),1-156. Illustrated with 111 plates and 2 maps. Index. 4to, illustrated white glossy papercovered boards. Contents : 1. Introduction. 2. Bumping Races and Boats – 1 9th Century Origins. 3. The Founding of the M.C.B.C. - Building a Reputation. 4. First Golden Era 1902-13 (by P.F. and R.H.). 5. Living Memories 1921-39 (by Peter Fullerton). 6. Leander Years: 1939-54 (by P.F. and R.H.)... View more info

Winning Waters: The Homes of Rowing. 1st UK in dj

By: SAMPSON, Aylwin Michael of Kent, Foreword

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Hale, 1986,:

Seller ID: 30230


SAMPSON, Aylwin. Winning Waters: The Homes of Rowing. L.: Hale, (1986). Pp 199. Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth. "Devotees of the traditional sport of rowing will find this illustrated guide to the rowing waters and clubs of Britain invaluable. Aylwin Sampson portrays in words and pictures the rich array of places and settings to be found in this sport. He describes the complex pattern of the clubs' development in schools, towns and universities and shows the fascination Regattas and Heads have for rowers and spectators alike." - the dj. With appendices and index. Foreword by HRH Prince M... View more info

Yacht Sailor : A Treatise on Practical Yachtsmanship, Cruising and Racing. With Notes and Additional Chapters by a Clyde Yachtsman. Sixth Edition

By: VANDERDECKEN COOPER, William

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Hunt & Co., London , 1888,:

Seller ID: 16965


VANDERDECKEN. The Yacht Sailor : A Treatise on Practical Yachtsmanship, Cruising and Racing. With Notes and Additional Chapters by a Clyde Yachtsman. Sixth Edition. London : Hunt & Co., 1888. Pp (2),[iii]-viii,[1]-208. Illustrated with 2 folding plates. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt yacht on front cover, gilt lettering to spine. Toy 1955. Vanderdecken was the pseudonym of William Cooper. Spine reads: "The Yacht Sailor". "These chapters were originally written with the view to assist the youthful aspirant to fame "upon the vastydeep," in becoming thorough practical amateur sailor.&#... View more info