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Clyde : The Elusive River. in dj.

By: INSH, George Pratt

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Moray Press, 1946,:

Seller ID: 62141


INSH, George Pratt. The Clyde : The Elusive River: A Roving Survey from Daerhead to the Tail of the Bank. Illustrated from photographs. Edinburgh: TheMoray Press, (1946). Third Edition, revised and expanded. Pp 218, includin g frontis. + [24] pp of photos. Illustrated with maps to front endpapers. 8vo, blue cloth. "Dr. George Pratt Insh has achieved distinction as an historian, essayist and poet. In this volume the qualities which have given his outstanding reputation in these various fields are fused together in a workthat on its first appearance was acclaimed as a notable contribution to... View more info

Clyde Built : A History of Shipbuilding on the River Clyde. First Edition in dustjacket

By: SHIELDS, John

Price: $60.00

Publisher: William MacLellan, Glasgow, 1949,:

Seller ID: 76085


SHIELDS, John. Clyde Built : A History of Shipbuilding on the River Clyde. (Glasgow) : William MacLellan, (1949). First Printing. Pp. [1]-173,(3), frontispiece + 20 p. of plates. Illustrated. Illustrated endpapers. 8vo, greencloth with gilt lettering to spine. The dustjacket add the hyphen, viz Cly de-Built. Ben Cohen, The River and Firth of Clyde, 1549-1993: A Selective Bibliography p.85. "Although numerous books have been produced dealing with the histories of individual shipbuilding firms on the Clyde, here for the first time is gathered together in one book the enthralling story of the... View more info

Clyde Passenger Steamers. in dj.

By: DAVIES, Kenneth

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Kyle Publications, Ayr, 1980, ISBN:090695505x:

Seller ID: 35006


DAVIES, Kenneth. The Clyde Passenger Steamers. Ayr: Kyle Publications, (1980). Pp 280, frontis., 32 pages of plates. 8vo, red cloth. "The book consists of a long introduction which summarises the whole history of passenger steamers on the Clyde from the Comet in 1812 to the present day. ...Mr. Davies then describes separately every ship which has carried passengers on the Clyde. ...The book is illustrated with 64 black and white photographs of passenger steamers and also with drawings showing funnel colours and flags. In addition there is a map of the Clyde ports and a comprehensive index.... View more info

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Clyde Pleasure Steamers

By: Steamers)

Price: $125.00

Publisher: James Hedderwick & Sons, Glasgow, 1937,:

Seller ID: 60083


(Steamers). Clyde Pleasure Steamers : Forty Illustrations of the Best-KnownClyde Steamers, with Descriptive Matter on Separate Tissue ; Enlarged and Revised Edition. Glasgow: James Hedderwick & Sons, [n.d. - ca. late-1930s].Pp. 4, then 40 p. of plates with descriptive text on the tissue guards. Ob long 8vo, illustrated blue card covers. Steamers featured in this volume include: S. S. Duchess of Montrose, S. S. Duchess of Rothesay, P. S. Queen Empress, S. S. Talisman, S. S. Duchess of Argyll, P. S. Eagle III, S. S. LucyAshton, S. S. Duchess of Fife, T. S. Queen Alexandra, S. S. Marmion, S. S. G... View more info

Clyde Puffer. First Thomas & Lochar Printing

By: McDONALD, Dan

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Thomas & Lochar, Nairn, 1994, ISBN:1858770041:

Seller ID: 116176


McDONALD, Dan. The Clyde Puffer. (Nairn) : Thomas & Lochar, (1994). First Printing thus. Pp (4),[5]-48. With 53 b&w photos, a drawing and a map in thetext. Double Column. 8vo (171 x 250 mm), illustrated white paper-covered b oards, with black letering to spine. “Basically, the Clyde puffer was a sturdy steam coaster 66 feet long, which could carry 100 tons of cargo and deliver it with her own gear wherever there was enough water to float her. Where there was not enough water she could beach herself, unload her cargo andsail away on the next tide. The early vessels of the type had non-condens... View more info

Clyde River and Other Steamers. First Edition

By: DUCKWORTH, C.L.D. LANGMUIR, G.E.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Brown, Son & Ferguson, Glasgow , 1937,:

Seller ID: 104232


DUCKWORTH, C.L.D. and G.E. LANGMUIR. Clyde River and Other Steamers.. Glasgow : Brown, Son & Ferguson Ltd., (1937). First Edition. Pp (4),v-xii,1-254,(2) + frontispiece + 39 plates of photos. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Christian Leslie Dyce Duckworth and Graham Easton Langmuir. Contents: 1. Steamers of the London Midland and Scottish Railway Group; 2. Steamers of the London and North Eastern Railway Group [LNER]; 3. Loch Lomond Steamers; 4. Clyde Steamers of David MacBrayne Ltd., 1935-6; 5. Steamers of the Campbeltown and Glasgow Steam Packet Joint Stock Company, Ltd.; 6. Clyde ... View more info

Clyde River Steamers of the Last Fifty Years. First Edition

By: McQUEEN, Andrew.

Price: $120.00

Publisher: Gowans and Gray, Glasgow , 1923,:

Seller ID: 31210


McQUEEN, Andrew. Clyde River Steamers of the Last Fifty Years. Glasgow : Gowans and Gray, 1923. First Trade Edition. Pp (4),v-xii,(2),3-135,(1) + frontispiece [of Columba]. + 47 leaves of b&w photo plates. Small 8vo, originalblue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Andrew McQueen ( b. April 11, 1868, G lasgow - d. June, 1933). Cohen, The River and Firth of Clyde, 1549-1993: A Selective Bibliography p.183. A ship-by-ship account in 11 chapters.: Preface (dated December, 1922); Part I. The Fleet, Half a Century Ago. 1. Introductory; 2. Hutcheson's Veterans; 3. Sailings from the Broomielaw; 4. More S... View more info

Clyde Steamers. 1st pr

By: BANKS, Desmond

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Albyn Press, Edinburgh, 1947,:

Seller ID: 19003


BANKS, Desmond. The Clyde Steamers. Edinburgh : The Albyn Press, (1947). First Printing. Pp 64. Illustrated. Oblong 12mo, wrappers. Vg. Uncommon. 25.00 View more info

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Clyde: From Its Source to the Sea. Its Development as a Navigable River

By: MILLAR, W.J

Price: $350.00

Publisher: Blackie & Son, 1888,:

Seller ID: 39694


MILLAR, W.J. The Clyde : From Its Source to the Sea. Its Development as a Navigable River, the Rise and Progress of Marine Engineering and Shipbuilding on its Banks, and the Leading Historical, Geological, and Meteorological Features of the Clyde Valley. L: Blackie & Son, 1888. Pp 324, frontis. 8vo,brown cloth, gilt and dec. to front and spine. A natural and cultural hist ory of the course of the Clyde. With detailed treatment of the development of engineering in the region, of steam navigation, of its defensive establishment, its lighthouses, and its yachting history. Slightly rubbed, owner's... View more info

Code of Health and Longevity : or, a Concise View of the Principles calculated for the Preservation of Health, and the Attainment of Long Life. The Second Edition. 4-vols-in-2

By: SINCLAIR, John, Sir

Price: $1,000.00

Publisher: Printed for Arch. Constable & Co.; and T. Cadell and W. Davies, and J. Murray, London, Edinburgh, 1807,: 1807

Seller ID: 110564


SINCLAIR, John, Sir. The Code of Health and Longevity : or, a Concise View of the Principles calculated for the Preservation of Health, and the Attainment of Long Life. Being an Attempt to Prove the Practicability of Condensing , within a Narrow Compass, the Most Material Information hitherto accumulated, regarding the most useful arts and sciences, or any particular branch thereof. The Second Edition. Edinburgh : Printed for Arch. Constable & Co.; and T. Cadell and W. Davies, and J. Murray, London, 1807. Pp (2),[1]-7,(1),[1]-609,(1),[1]-14,+ frontispiece; (2)[v]-xvii,(1),[1]-303,(3),[3... View more info

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Collected Writings of Lord Selkirk, 1799-1809 : Volume 1 in the Writings and Papers of Thomas Douglas, Fifth Earl of Selkirk

By: DOUGLAS, Thomas, Fifth Earl of Selkirk BUMSTED, J. M. (ed.)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Manitoba Record Society, Winnipeg, 1984,:

Seller ID: 51923


DOUGLAS, Thomas, Fifth Earl of Selkirk. The Collected Writings of Lord Selkirk, 1799-1809 : Volume 1 in the Writings and Papers of Thomas Douglas, Fifth Earl of Selkirk. Edited and introduced by J. M. Bumsted. Winnipeg : Manitoba Record Society, 1984. No. 86 of a limited printing of 750 copies. Pp. 372. 8vo, red cloth. A selection of the writings of the Thomas Douglas, theFifth Earl of Selkirk, known by most Canadians as the founder of a colony at Red River in present-day Manitoba in 1811, from the years preceding his colonisation efforts in central Canada. Contents: 1) Untitled pamphlet on po... View more info

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Collection of Evangelical Discourses on Fifteen Passages of Scripture, adapted to the Family and Closet

By: IRVINE, Charles, the Late Reverend Mr.

Price: $350.00

Publisher: Printed by J. Reid, for the Author's daughters, sold by W. Gray, front of the Exchange, Edinburgh, 1772,:

Seller ID: 65426


IRVINE, Charles, the Late Reverend Mr. A Collection of Evangelical Discourses on Fifteen Passages of Scripture, adapted to the Family and Closet . Published for the benefit of his Daughters. Edinburgh: Printed by J. Reid, forthe Author's Daughters; Sold by W. Gray, front of the Exchange, 1772. Pp. (i)-xvi,(1)-446,[2]. 8vo, calf spine with brown boards, red leather title block and five raised bands to spine. A collection of discourses, published posthumously, by the one-time minister of Lunan and Marytown. Contents: Discourse I: The Coming of Jesus Christ, the promised Messiah, proved. Discours... View more info

Collections of the Nova Scotia Historical Society Volume 30

By: Nova Scotia Historical Society WAINWRIGHT, Kennedy B. HARVEY, D.C. HATTIE, R.M.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Nova Scotia Historical Society / Halcraft Printing Limited, Halifax, 1954,:

Seller ID: 16174


Nova Scotia Historical Society. Collections of the Nova Scotia Historical Society, Vol.30. Halifax : The Nova Scotia Historical Society, "Printed for the Society by the Halcraft Printing Limited" [sic]. 1954. Pp (4),v-xix,(1),[1]-229,(3). 8vo, grey paper-covered boards. D.C. Harvey's "Sir William Alexander and Nova Scotia" (Tennyson 586, pp.1-26); George T. Bates' "John Gorham, 1709-1751: An Outline of His Activities in Nova Scotia, 1744-1751" (of Gorham's Rangers fame, pp.27-77); Rev. Kennedy B. Wainwright's "A Comparative Study in Nova Scotian Rural Economy 1788-1... View more info

College in Canada

By: MacLEOD, Malcolm Newfoundland Quarterly 79:1 BAKER, Melvin PENNEY, Gerald

Price: $4.00

Publisher: 1983,:

Seller ID: 11640


MacLEOD, Malcolm. "College in Canada: Educational Links between Newfoundland and the mainland, 1860-1949". An article in The Newfoundland Quarterly, Vol.79, No.1, Summer 1983. Pp 10-19 with tables. Photo of MacLeod. Double column. Also A. Brian Peckford's "Sir Humphrey Gilbert Anniversary"; Paul O'Neill's "Sir Humphrey Gilbert's Royal Arms Found in Bay Bulls?"; "The Wisdomof Ray Guy"; Gerald Penney's "The Micmac Cross of Bay De Nord"; Norma Haml yn's Twillingate short story "The Spring of a Miracle"; Peggy Krachun's "Beside Myself". Usual... View more info

Colonel Alexander McNutt and the Pre-Loyalist Settlements of Nova Scotia

By: RAYMOND, W.O., Ven.Archdeacon

Price: $50.00

Publisher: 1912,:

Seller ID: 1419


RAYMOND, W.O., Ven.Archdeacon. Colonel Alexander McNutt and the Pre-Loyalist Settlements of Nova Scotia. Ottawa : Royal Society of Canada, 1912. Pp. [1]-15,(1). 8vo, stapled printed brown wraps. An offprint from the Transactions of the Royal Society of Canada, Third Series, 1912, Volume VI, Section II. Hugh Taylor, New Brunswick History: A Checklist of Secondary Sources 11.4. William Odber Raymond (b. February 3, 1853, Lower Woodstock, New Brunswick - d. at midnight 23–24 November 23-24, 1923 in Toronto), Church of England clergyman and historian. Very good. NOTE : Due to its small size, shi... View more info

Colour on the Clyde

By: SOMERVILLE, Cameron

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Bute Newspapers Ltd., 0,:

Seller ID: 34936


SOMERVILLE, Cameron. Colour on the Clyde, or, Memories of the Clyde Steamers. Rothesay: Bute Newspapers Ltd., [ca. 1980]. Pp 56. Illustrated. 8vo, stapled ill. card covers. A brief attempt to reconstruct the golden era of Clyde coastwise steamer service (ca. 1890-1914), through and examination of the ships and their crews, and though impressionistic reconstruction of life on board. With fleet lists. Slightly rubbed, else vg. 30.00 View more info

Come Back, Geordie. First Edition in dustjacket

By: WALKER, David

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Collins, London, 1966,:

Seller ID: 43948


WALKER, David. Come Back, Geordie. London : Collins, 1966. First UK Edition. Pp. (6),7-221,(3). 8vo, green cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Laugher p.586. "When the world rejoiced in getting to know Geordie MacTaggert in Mr. Walker's classic Geordie and the superb moving picture made from it, Geordiewas a young lad triumphing in the Olympic Games. Now he comes back to us, married to the Jean who inspired him to his victory and the father of Charlie, a teen-age boy with all the troubles of his kind - and all their virtues" "God-like Geordie, hero, gamekeeper, strict and no nonsense f... View more info

Come-All-Ye Singalong Songbook of Newfoundland

By: Johnson Family Foundation)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Harry Cuff Publications Limited, St. John's, NF, 1997, ISBN:1896338100:

Seller ID: 60916


(Johnson Family Foundation). Come-All-Ye Singalong Songbook of Newfoundland . (St. John's, NF): Harry Cuff Publications Limited, 1997. Pp. 80. Illustrated. 4to, illustrated yellow card covered boards with white coil-bound spine. "Music -- the beloved heritage of all Newfoundlanders. Here are the sentimental singalong favourites of Newfoundland, England, Ireland, Scotland, and the 'States', with a bonus of joyous Christmas Carols." - from the front cover. Vg. 20.00 View more info

Committed to the Deep : Stories and Memoirs. First Edition

By: PARSONS, Robert

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Creative Book Publishers, St. John's, NL, 1999, ISBN:1894294092:

Seller ID: 106758


PARSONS, Robert. Committed to the Deep : Stories and Memoirs . St. John's, Newfoundland : Creative Book Publishers, 1999. First Edition. Pp. (6),vii-xii,(2),1-270,(4). With over 50 b/w photos in the text, as well as other illustrations. 8vo, art-illustrated cardcovers with white spine. "Read, as they tell it, yarns and anecdotes about: collision at sea, disappearances, house wrecked by a boat, fire and explosion, driven across the ocean and into Scotland, lighthouses, St. Pierre, rescue in mid-ocean, a kedgie's work, a woman's heroics, the Greenland armed escort and much more." - from ... View more info

Companion to the Almanac. M.DCC.LXI. 1761 The Tenth Edition.

By: Almanac

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Printed for T. Jefferys, London, 1760,:

Seller ID: 91854


(Almanac). A Companion to the Almanac. M.DCC.LXI. The Tenth Edition. London: Printed for T. Jefferys, [...], [1760]. Pp (4),[1]-25,(1),1-185,(1). Ill ustrated with 25 pages of Coats of Arms. Small 8vo, full brown calf. Of nautical interest : IV. The Royal Navy of Great Britain, with the Names of allthe Admirals, Captains, Masters, and Lieutenants, the Dates of their respe ctive Commissions, and the Pay of every Man on board (pp 129-151). Containing, I. Correct Lists of the Peers of Great Britain and Ireland, and of the British House of Commons; with their Places under the Government, Family Co... View more info