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Voyage to Arcturus. First Edition, Second State.

By: LINDSAY, David.

Price: $1,250.00

Publisher: Methuen, London, 1920,:

Seller ID: 104385


LINDSAY, David. A Voyage to Arcturus. London: Methuen & Co. Ltd., (1920). First Printing. Pp. (8),[1]-303,(1),(8) of ads at rear. 8vo, red cloth with black borders to boards, black lettering to front board and spine, black ruling to spine ends. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction, 1019. Bleiler, The Checklist of Science-Fiction & Supernatural Fiction, p. 124. Barron, Anatomy of Wonder : A Critical Guide to Science Fiction (5th ed) II:673 A second state (as evinced by the black lettering, as opposed to the pressed lettering to board and gilt to... View more info

Voyages. First Edition.

By: BROWN, George Mackay.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Chatto & Windus / The Hogarth Press, London, 1983, ISBN:0701127368:

Seller ID: 114318


BROWN, George Mackay. Voyages. London : Chatto & Windus / The Hogarth Press, (1983). First Printing. Pp. (8),9-48. 8vo, printed greyish-blue card covers with white and navy blue lettering to front cover, navy blue lettering to spine. George Mackay Brown (b. October 17, 1921, Stromness, Orkney – d. April 13, 1996, Stromness, Orkney). "This new collection by George Mackay Brown opens with a sequence of poems entitled 'Seal Island Anthology': its striking images and unforced simplicity evoke teh daily round of work and celebration, news and gossip, of the Orkney community as it used to be, ... View more info

Walk from London to John O'Groat's, with Notes by the Way. Second Edition.

By: BURRITT, Elihu.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Sampson, Low, Son & Marston, London , 1864,:

Seller ID: 84489


BURRITT, Elihu. A Walk from London to John O'Groat's, with Notes by the Way. Second Edition. London : Sampson, Low, Son & Marston, 1864. 8vo, green cloth, gilt lettering and border to front board and spine, bevelled edges andgreen ribbon marker. Elihu Burritt (1810-1879) was an American philanthrop ist and social activist. He was born December 8, 1810, in the town of New Britain, Connecticut. He was active in many causes, namely opposing slavery,working for temperance, and trying to achieve world peace. These accomplis hments caused President Lincoln to appoint him as a United States consul in... View more info

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Walker's Groups in the Western Approaches. First Edition

By: WEMYSS, D.E.G. HORTON, Max, foreword

Price: $160.00

Publisher: Liverpool Daily Post and Echo Ltd, 1948,: 1948

Seller ID: 34204


WEMYSS, D.E.G. Walker's Groups in the Western Approaches. Illustrated with many Official Photographs. With a Foreword by Admiral Sir Max Horton. Liverpool : Liverpool Daily Post and Echo Ltd., (1948). First Printing. Pp 172 + 24 pages of plates. 8vo, blue cloth, with gilt decoration. Law 0222, Myron Smith, World War II at Sea 2388. David Edward Gillespie 'Dicky' Wemyss, D.S.O., D.S.C. (b. February 21, 1900, lingsås, Västra Götaland, Sweden - d. 1989, Cupar, Fife, Scotland). This later appeared in 1955 under the title Relentless Pursu... View more info

Wallace Hall Academy Magazine. No. 1, December, 1894 - No. 12, December, 1897

By: Wallace Hall Academy)

Price: $90.00

Publisher: Wallace Hall Academy, 1894,:

Seller ID: 109416


(Wallace Hall Academy). Wallace Hall Academy Magazine. No. 1, December, 1894 - No. 12, December, 1897. (Closeburn, Thornhill, Dumfriesshire : Wallace Hall Academy, 1894-1897). Pp [1]-98,[1]-83,(1),[1]-67,(1),+ [i]-vii,(1)[Schol Pprospectus 1897-8]. Double Column. 8vo, maroon pressed cloth, gilt lettering to spine. "Six weeks ago we were all living scholastically placid andhappy lives. There was nothing, we thought, that could disturb the academi c calm that had settled around us, nothing that could interrupt us in the pursuit of our several curricula. Even the intrusion of painters, of plu... View more info

Wandering Under Sail. Revised and Enlarged Edition in dustjacket

By: HISCOCK, Eric C.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Rolls House Publishing Co., Ltd, London , 1948,:

Seller ID: 106746


HISCOCK, Eric C. Wandering Under Sail. Illustrated. London : The Rolls House Publishing Co., Ltd., (1948). Revised and Enlarged Edition. Pp [1]-215,(1), frontispiece + 13 leaves of plates. TeXt Illustrations and Maps. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Toy 0913. “Eric Hiscock, editor of The Yachting Year and a member of the Royal Cruising Club, has achieved considerable distinction for his single-handed cruises. In this book he tells of his adventures as a beginner, of the designing and building of his yacht Wanderer II, and of many experiences he has had in her and in three other wel... View more info

Wandering Under Sail. US book club in dj.

By: HISCOCK, Eric C.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Oxford Universty Press, New York, 1977, ISBN:0192175297:

Seller ID: 73961


HISCOCK, Eric C. Wandering Under Sail. New York: Oxford University Press, 1977. American Book Club Edition. Pp. [i]-xii,1-244. Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. "First published in 1939, ... [Wandering Under Sail] tells of [Hiscock's] adventures and mishaps as a novice single-handed yachtsman in cruises to Ireland, the west of Scotland, and Britanny, with a full account of the building of his yacht Wanderer II." - from the dj. Name tag to ffep, else vg in rubbed, nicked, clipped dj. 15.00 View more info

War Quartet. in dj

By: MacBETH, George

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Macmillan, 1969,:

Seller ID: 4302


MacBETH, George. The Long Darkness. L.: Macmillan, (1983). Pp. 79. 8vo, blue cloth. Small mark to lower front cover, else vg in dj (short closed tear, light wear to corners). 45.00 View more info

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Watchman Against The World : The Remarkable Journey of Norman McLeod & his People from Scotland to Cape Breton Island to New Zealand. Breton Books Paperback Reprint

By: McLEOD, Norman). McPHERSON, Flora.

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Breton Books, Wreck Cove, 1993, ISBN:1895415209:

Seller ID: 11437


(McLEOD, Norman). McPHERSON, Flora. Watchman Against The World : The Remarkable Journey of Norman McLeod & his People from Scotland to Cape Breton Island to New Zealand. Illustrated. Wreck Cove : Breton Books, 1993. Breton Books Paperback Reprint. Pp (8),ix-x,1-183,(3) + 8 pages of b&w illustrations. Maps. 8vo (151 x 228 mm), art-illustrated grey cardcovers, with white & orange lettering to covers & spine. This book was first published in London,1962. Tennyson 559, Tennyson, Cape Bretoniana 4535, MacDonald, A Bibliogra phy of Victoria County, 195. From Scotland to St.Ann's, Cape Breton to New ... View more info

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Watchman Against The World : The Story of Norman McLeod and His People. First Canadian Edition in dustjacket

By: McLEOD, Norman). McPHERSON, Flora McPHERSON, Flora

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Ryerson Press, Toronto, 1962,: 1962

Seller ID: 11380


(McLEOD, Norman). McPHERSON, Flora. Watchman Against The World : The Story of Norman McLeod and His People. Toronto : The Ryerson Press, (1962). First Canadian Edition. "Printed in Great Britain". Pp (8),9-189,(3) + 8 pages of plates. Maps. 8vo (147 x 222 m), black cloth, red spine panel, gilt lettering to spine. Tennyson 559, Tennyson, Cape Bretoniana 4535, MacDonald, A Bibliography of Victoria County, 195. From Scotland to St. Ann's, Cape Breton to New Zealand. Norman McLeod, (b. September 17, 1780, Lochinver, Sutherland – d. March 1... View more info

Waterways of Europe

By: LAWSON, Lyle, (ed.) BROOKE, Marcus HARRYMAN, Elizabeth GRAYLING, CHristopher

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin, London, 1996, ISBN:039566294x:

Seller ID: 105406


LAWSON, Lyle, (ed.). Waterways of Europe. Photographs by Lyle Lawson and others. (Boston) : Houghton Mifflin, (1996). New Edition. Pp (21),22-421,(3).Double column. Colour photos and maps throughout. 8vo, photo-illustrated b lue cardcovers. No 183 in the Insight Guides series. Sections: France. "Introduction" by Lyle Lawson; "From the Mediterranean to the Atlantic" by LyleLawson; "La Charente" by Lyle Lawson; "Alsace - Lorraine" by Elizabeth Har ryman and Paul Lasley; "Burgundy" by Elizabeth Harryman and Paul Lasley; "The Mayenne and the Sarthe" ... View more info

Waverley Dictionary : An Alphabetical Arrangement of All the Characters in Sir Walter Scott's Waverley Novels, with a Descriptive Analysis of Each Character, and Illustrative Selections from the Text.

By: SCOTT, Walter, Sir ROGERS, May.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Gale Research Company, Detroit , 1966,:

Seller ID: 88500


(SCOTT, Walter, Sir). ROGERS, May. The Waverley Dictionary : An Alphabetical Arrangement of All the Characters in Sir Walter Scott's Waverley Novels, with a Descriptive Analysis of Each Character, and Illustrative Selections from the Text. Detroit : Published by Gale Research Company, 1966. Pp [1]-357,(3). Index. 8vo, brown cloth, gilt lettering and red border to spine. A facsimile reprint of the Second Edition, originally published in 1885 by S.C. Griggs, Chicago. Dusty, clipping taped to inside front cover, ffep clipped, else good. 35.00 View more info

Wearing of the Tartan.

By: FRANKLYN, M.E. MacAULAY, Isobel

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Petheric Press, Halifax, 1979, ISBN:0919380301:

Seller ID: 32065


FRANKLYN, M. The Wearing of the Tartan. Compiled by M.E. Franklyn with the assistance of Mrs. Isobel MacAulay. (Halifax) : Petheric Press, 1979. FirstEdition. Pp (12),1-56. Illustrated. Sm 8vo, card covers. vg. 10.00 View more info

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Weir of Hermiston. 1st ed.

By: STEVENSON, Robert Louis

Price: $120.00

Publisher: Chatto & Windus, 1896,:

Seller ID: 36157


STEVENSON, Robert Louis. Weir of Hermiston An Unfinished Romance. L: Chattoand Windus, Piccadilly, 1896. First Edition. Pp 289. 8vo, black cloth, t.e .g. Rubbed, a few spots to covers, very slight edgewear, spine slightly sunned, rear inner hinge tender, else vg. 120.00 View more info

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Weird and Wonderful Ships. First American Edition

By: COOK, Graeme SHERRINGTON, R.A. WOOD, John. WATSON, Brian.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Enterprise Books, 1975,:

Seller ID: 42208

ISBN: 0890090319


COOK, Graeme. Weird and Wonderful Ships. Illustrated by R.A. Sherrington, John Wood and Brian Watson; Cover Illustration Brian Edwards. Secaucus, NJ : Enterprise Books, 1975. First American Edition. Pp (4),5-48. 4to, illustrated. boards. Graeme Cook (b. 1939 - d. April 25, 1999, Balbeggie, Perth and Kinross, Scotland) - Steve at BearAlley. A delightful introduction to the world's more bizarre sea craft, from inflated pig skins to the circular warship Novgorod, from the "oscillating sofa" to the unlikely products of the Jointed Ship Company. For younger readers.... View more info

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West Highland Steamers

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

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Richard Tilling, London, 1935,:

Seller ID: 74271


DUCKWORTH, C.L.D. and G.E. LANGMUIR. West Highland Steamers. London : Richard Tilling, 106 Great Dover Street, 1935. First Edition. Pp (8),[9]-239,(9) + colour frontispiece + 27 plates with b&w photos. 8vo (127 x 189 mm), red cloth, with gilt lettering to front & spine. Christian Leslie Dyce Duckworth, M.Inst.C.E., A.M.I.N.A. (b. November 19, 1891 - d. June 18, 1953). Graham Easton Langmuir, M.A., LL.B. A comprehensive description of the ninety-five steamships of the Hutcheson / MacBrayne company. Preface dated March 7, 1935. 1. O... View more info

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West Highland Steamers. no dj no plates.

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

Price: $115.00

Publisher: Richard Tilling, 1935,:

Seller ID: 33656


DUCKWORTH, C.L.D. and G.E. LANGMUIR. West Highland Steamers. L: Richard Tilling, 1935. Pp 239. Frontis., 26 leaves of plates. 8vo, red cloth. A comprehensive description of the ninety-five steamships of the Hutcheson/MacBrayne company. With fleet list. Lacking plates, a few penned notes, rubbed, spine sunned, else good. Scarce. 115.00 View more info

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West Highland Steamers. First Edition in dustjacket

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

Price: $70.00

Publisher: London, Richard Tilling: 1935

Seller ID: 92333


DUCKWORTH, C.L.D. and G.E. LANGMUIR. West Highland Steamers. London : Richard Tilling, 106 Great Dover Street, 1935. First Edition. Pp (8),[9]-239,(9) + colour frontispiece + 27 plates with b&w photos. 8vo (127 x 189 mm), red cloth, with gilt lettering to front & spine. Christian Leslie Dyce Duckworth, M.Inst.C.E., A.M.I.N.A. (b. November 19, 1891 - d. June 18, 1953). Graham Easton Langmuir, M.A., LL.B. A comprehensive description of the ninety-five steamships of the Hutcheson / MacBrayne company. Preface dated March 7, 1935. 1. Ownershi... View more info

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West Novas A History of the West Nova Scotia Regiment. Second Edition.

By: RADDALL, Thomas

Price: $175.00

Publisher: 1986,: 1986

Seller ID: 10697


RADDALL, Thomas H. West Novas : A History of the West Nova Scotia Regiment. N.pl.: n.pub., (1986). Second Printing. Pp (8),[9]-326,(2), frontispiece + 22 leaves of plates. Illustrated in black and white. 8vo (159 x 241 mm), brown cloth, gilt device to front board, gilt lettering to spine. 1. The Fighting Past; 2. Mobilization; 3. Aldershot to Aldershot [from Aldershot Camp near Kentville, N. S. to Aldershot, Hampshire]; 4. The Battle of Britain; 5. Autumn and Winter 1940; 6. 1941; 7. 1942 - The first six months; 8. 1942 - Summer and Autumn; 9. 194... View more info

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West Novas : A History of the West Nova Scotia Regiment. First Edition, Signed

By: RADDALL, Thomas H.

Price: $300.00

Publisher: 1948

Seller ID: 67074


RADDALL, Thomas H. West Novas : A History of the West Nova Scotia Regiment. N.pl.: n.pub., n.d. [1948]. First Edition. Pp (8),[9]-326,(2),(2) + frontispiece + 22 leaves of b&w plates (maps, photos). 8vo (161 x 240 mm), light brown cloth, with gilt lettering to spine and with gilt regimental emblem to front board. "This special edition of "West Novas" is limited to one thousand copies, numbered and signed by the author, of which this book is No. __". Young, Thomas Head Raddall : A Bibliography 095 stating "Montreal: Provincial Publishing Company, 1948" alth... View more info