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Image for West over Sea :   : Studies in Scandinavian Sea-Borne Expansion and Settlement before 1300 : A Festschrift in Honour of Dr Barbara E. Crawford. First Edition

West over Sea : : Studies in Scandinavian Sea-Borne Expansion and Settlement before 1300 : A Festschrift in Honour of Dr Barbara E. Crawford. First Edition

By: SMITH, Beverley Ballin, Simon TAYLOR and Gareth WILLIAMS, (eds).

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Brill, Leiden & Boston, 2007, ISBN:9004158936: 2007

Seller ID: 114730

ISBN: 9004158936


SMITH, Beverley Ballin, Simon TAYLOR and Gareth WILLIAMS, (eds). West over Sea : Studies in Scandinavian Sea-Borne Expansion and Settlement before 1300 : A Festschrift in Honour of Dr Barbara E. Crawford. Leiden & Boston : Brill, 2007. First Edition. Pp 553,(1),[555]-581,(5) + colour portrait frontispiece + 32-page section of b&w photos before p.555. Some maps and diagrams in the text. 8vo, purple cloth, with white lettering to spine and boards. No. 31 In The Northern World series. Each paper has its own bibliography. Dr Barbara Crawford M.A., Ph.... View more info

Westering Sun : a novel.. First Edition in dustjacket

By: BLAKE, George

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Collins, London, 1946,:

Seller ID: 30621


BLAKE, George. The Westering Sun: a novel. London : Collins, 1946. Pp 351. 8vo, blue cloth. An historical saga following the fortunes of a Glasgow shipbuilding family from the giddy prosperity of the early twentieth century to the post Geat War depression. Paper yellowed, else vg in chipped dj. 17.50 View more info

Wheel of Things : A Biography of L.M. Montgomery

By: MONTGOMERY, L.M. GILLEN, Mollie

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Fitzhenry & Whiteside, 1975, ISBN:0889020183:

Seller ID: 22149


(MONTGOMERY, L.M.). GILLEN, Mollie. The Wheel of Things : A Biography of L.M. Montgomery, Author of Anne of Green Gables. (Don Mills) : Fitzhenry & Whiteside, (1975). Pp (20),1-200,(4),+ 32 pp.photos. 8vo, brown cloth. Russell 1955. "L.M. Montgomery is known to millions of fans the world over as thecreator of Canada's most famous redhead, Anne of Green Gables. Yet despite her literary fame, Maud Montgomery is little known as a person. She is so thoroughly identified with her famous heroine that the creator runs the risk of being overshadowd by her creation. 'Anne', of course, is not autobi... View more info

Wheel of Things: A Biography of L.M. Montgomery, Author of Anne of Green Gables. in dj

By: MONTGOMERY, L.M. Gillen, Mollie

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Fitzhenry & Whiteside, Don Mills, 1975,:

Seller ID: 418


(MONTGOMERY, L.M.). GILLEN, Mollie. The Wheel of Things : A Biography of L.M. Montgomery, Author of Anne of Green Gables. (Don Mills) : Fitzhenry & Whiteside, (1975). Pp (20),1-200,(4),+ 32 pp.photos. 8vo, brown cloth. Russell 1955. "L.M. Montgomery is known to millions of fans the world over as thecreator of Canada's most famous redhead, Anne of Green Gables. Yet despite her literary fame, Maud Montgomery is little known as a person. She is so thoroughly identified with her famous heroine that the creator runs the risk of being overshadowd by her creation. 'Anne', of course, is not autobi... View more info

White Eagles over Serbia.

By: DURRELL, Lawrence.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Faber and Faber, London , 1957,:

Seller ID: 87996


DURRELL, Lawrence. White Eagles over Serbia. London : Faber and Faber, (1957). First Edition. Pp [1]-200. 8vo, reddish-brown cloth, white lettering tospine. "Methuen, a seasoned survivor of countless spy missions thrust upon him by the Old Etonians running the Awkward Shop (as the British Secret Se rvice was called), feels he needs a respite from it all. He is looking forward to some trout fishing in Scotland. But when his superior, Dombey, explains that something strange is afoot in the Balkans, Methuen’s curiosity is immediately aroused. A fellow British spy has been murdered on a remo... View more info

White People, Indans, and Highlanders : Tribal Peoples and Colonial Encounters in Scotland and America. First Edition in dustjacket

By: CALLOWAY, Colin G.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press, Oxford [et al], 2008, ISBN:9780195340129:

Seller ID: 113284


CALLOWAY, Colin G. White People, Indans, and Highlanders : Tribal Peoples and Colonial Encounters in Scotland and America. (Oxford [et al[) : Oxford University Press, 2008. First Printing. Pp (10),[xi[-xxi,(3),3-368,(2). Illustrated. Maps. Index. 8vo, black cloth, gilt lettering to spine. "In nineteenth century paintings, the proud Indian warrior and the Scottish Highland chief appear in similar ways--colorful and wild, righteous and warlike, thelast of their kind. Earlier accounts depict both as barbarians, lacking in culture and in need of civilization. By the nineteenth century, interma... View more info

Wild Brier : or, Lays by an Untaught Minstrel.

By: LOCKERBY, Elizabeth N.

Price: $160.00

Publisher: Geo. Bremner, Excelsior Printing Office, Prince Street, Charlottetown, P.E.I., 1866,:

Seller ID: 81483


(LOCKERBY, Elizabeth N.). The Wild Brier : or, Lays by an Untaught Minstrel. Charlottetown, P.E.I.: Geo. Bremner, “Excelsior Printing Office,” Prince Street, 1866. First Edition. Pp (2),[i]-ix(sic x),[1]-196,(2). 8vo, blue pressed cloth, gilt lettering to spine and gilt floral design to front board.“LOCKERBY, ELIZABETH NEWELL (Bacon), poetess; b. 12 Sept. 1831 at Cavendis h, Queens County, P.E.I., sixth of 12 children of John Lockerby and Margaret Forbes; m. in 1874 Hiram Bacon; d. 6 Dec. 1884 at Indianapolis, Ind. Elizabeth Newell Lockerby’s parents had immigrated from Scotland to the... View more info

Wildfowl in Great Britain . A Survey of the winter distribution of the Anatidae and their conservation in England, Scotland, and Wales. in dj.

By: ATKINSON-WILLES, G.L., ed. Monographs of the Nature Conservacy, 3) SCOTT, Peter

Price: $50.00

Publisher: HMSO, London, 1963,:

Seller ID: 74057


ATKINSON-WILLES, G.L., ed. Wildfowl in Great Britain . A Survey of the winter distribution of the Anatidae and their conservation in England, Scotland, and Wales. Prepared by The Wildfowl Trus. Edited by G.L. Atkinson-Willes and illustrated by Peter Scott. London: HMSO, 1963. Pp. [i]-xiv,[1]-368,(2), colour frontis., + 16 p. of black and white plates and 14 p. of colour plates. Illustrated. 4to, orange cloth with gilt lettered maroon title block to spine. Monographs of the Nature Conservancy, number three. Top edge spotted, else vg in rubbed, nicked, price-clipped dj. 50.00 View more info

Winter of Madness. First Edition in dustjacket

By: WALKER, David

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Collins, London, 1964,:

Seller ID: 24516


WALKER, David. Winter of Madness. London : Collins, 1964. First Edition. Pp(6),7-255,(1). 8vo, orange tweed cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Laugher p .586. A novel by this St.Andrews, N.B. writer. "The life of Tarquie Duncatto, thirteenth baron, in his Adam house in the highlands of Scotland followed an uneven routine, which was leading him to the brink of a nervous breakdown. He suffered acutely from the irritations that beset a large landowner,the anxieties of being married to the beautiful but unpredictable Lois and from the bewilderment of every modern parent. None the less most people... View more info

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Witch of the Westcot : A Tale of Nova Scotia, in three cantos; and other Waste Leaves of Literature. First Edition

By: SHIELS, Andrew. HOWE, Joseph

Price: $2,500.00

Publisher: Joseph Howe, Halifax, 1831,:

Seller ID: 74612


SHIELS, Andrew. The Witch of the Westcot : A Tale of Nova Scotia, in three cantos; and other Waste Leaves of Literature . Halifax: printed and published by Joseph Howe, 1831. First Edition. Pp. (10),[1]-213,(11) of notes at rear. 8vo, brown papercovered boards with green cloth spine. Binding repaired, new title label, some marginal smudging and foxing, a couple of spots toboards, else very good in original boards. Scarce. 2,500.00 TPL 1671, Long , Nova Scotia Authors and Their Work: A Bibliography of the Province p.212 Rhodenizer p. 837, Watters p.182. For more on Andrew Shiels ( b. March 12, ... View more info

With Axe and Bible : The Scottish Pioneers of New Brunswick, 1784-1874. First Edition

By: CAMPEY, Lucille H.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Natural Heritage Books, a member of the Dundurn Group, Toronto, 2007, ISBN:9781897045220:

Seller ID: 110222


CAMPEY, Lucille H. With Axe and Bible : The Scottish Pioneers of New Brunswick, 1784-1874 . Toronto : Natural Heritage Books, a Member of the Dundurn Group, (2007). First Printing. Pp. (8),[ix]-xvii,(1),[1]-206. Maps, b&w photos and other illustrations in the text. Tables in the text. 8vo, art-illustrated cardcovers, brown lettering to spine. Lucille H. Campey (b. August 24, 1941 Ottawa). "New Brunswick's enormous timber trade attracted the firstwave of Scots in the late 18th century. As economic conditions in Scotland worsened, the flow of emigrants increased, creating distinctive Scottis... View more info

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With Axe and Bible : The Scottish Pioneers of New Brunswick, 1784-1874. First Edition, Signed

By: CAMPEY, Lucille H.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Natural Heritage Books, a member of the Dundurn Group, Toronto, 2007, ISBN:9781897045220: 2007

Seller ID: 77971

ISBN: 1897045220


CAMPEY, Lucille H. With Axe and Bible : The Scottish Pioneers of New Brunswick, 1784-1874. Toronto : Natural Heritage Books, a Member of the Dundurn Group, (2007). First Printing. Pp. (8),[ix]-xvii,(1),[1]-206. Maps, b&w photos and other illustrations in the text. Tables in the text. 8vo, art-illustrated cardcovers, brown lettering to spine. Lucille H. Campey (b. August 24, 1941 Ottawa). "New Brunswick's enormous timber trade attracted the first wave of Scots in the late 18th century. As economic conditions in Scotland worsened, the flow of emigrants increased, crea... View more info

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Work and Adventure in New Guinea 1877 to 1885

By: CHALMERS, James and W. Wyatt GILL GILL, W. Wyatt

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Religious Tract Society, 1885,: 1885

Seller ID: 50206


CHALMERS, James and W. Wyatt GILL. Work and Adventure in New Guinea 1877 to 1885. by James Chalmers of Port Moresby and W. Wyatt Gill, B.A., author of 'Life in the Southern Isles," etc. [London] : The Religious Tract Society, [ca. 1885]. Special Presentation Volume. Pp. (6),[7]-288, including frontispiece with tissue guard. With many illustrations "from original sketches and photographs" in the text. Small 8vo, brown cloth with black lettering and illustration to front, gilt lettering to spine. London Mission Society Presentation Copy. James Chalmers (b. August 4, ... View more info

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Works of Fancy and Imagination.Ten Volumes. First Edition

By: N/A

Price: $1,000.00

Publisher: Strahan & Co., Publishers,: 1871

Seller ID: 116904


MacDONALD, George. Works of Fancy and Imagination. First Edition. London : Strahan & Co., Publishers, 1871. Ten Volumes. 12mo (83 x 130 mm). Grass green smooth cloth, with gilt to fronts and spines, with bevelled boards. Blindstamped on rear covers. Half titles. Milk chocolate brown endpapers. All edges with gilt. Silk placekeepers. The printer is given as "London : Bradbury, Evans, and Co., Printers, Whitefriars." The device on the title pages is that of the printer Richard Field (1561–162). Field had adopted an Aldine (first designed and used by Aldus Manuti... View more info

World Beckons

By: YOUNG, Laurence

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Merlin Books Ltd, Braunton, Devon, 1990,:

Seller ID: 14054


YOUNG, Laurence. The World Beckons. Braunton, Devon : Merlin Books Ltd., (1990). Pp (10),11-159,(1),+ 16 pp.photos. MaPS. 8vo, card covers. Born in Scotland, the author now lives in Saint John, New Brunswick. Fine. 8.00 View more info

World Englishes Volumes I-III (1-3) Set : Volume I: The British Isles - Volume II: North America - Volume III: Central America .

By: HOPKINS, Tometro, Ken DECKER, and John McKENNY, (eds.)

Price: $480.00

Publisher: Bloomsbury , London, 2013, ISBN:9780826478481:

Seller ID: 106512


HOPKINS, Tometro, Ken DECKER, and John McKENNY, (eds.). World Englishes Volumes I-III (1-3) Set : Volume I: The British Isles - Volume II: North America - Volume III: Central America. London, &c : Bloomsbury , (2013). Pp (4),[v]-xvii,(1),[1]- 342; (4),[v]-xv,(1),[1]- 220,(4); (4),[v]-xv,(3), [3]- 330,(6). Maps, tables in text. 8vo, white hardcovers. Volume I: The British Isles. Preface by Tometro Hopkins and John McKenny; Introduction by John McKenny. 1. Historical Perspectives on the Development of English (by Paul Cavill; 2. Englishes of London and the S... View more info

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World's Memorials of Robert Burns

By: BURNS, Robert) GOODWILLIE, Edward GOODWILLIE, Edward

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Waverley Publishing Company, Detroit, MI, 1911,:

Seller ID: 62554


(BURNS, Robert) GOODWILLIE, Edward. The World's Memorials of Robert Burns :Illustrated. Detroit, MI: The Waverley Publishing Company, (1911). Pp. 178 , port. frontis., + 53 p. of plates. 8vo, red cloth with gilt lettering to spine, elliptical pictorial panel to front. An assortment of the memorials dedicated to the Scottish poet found throughout the world. Of New Brunswickinterest: the Fredericton memorial (with plate) is featured pp. 128-130. M inor bumping to corners, sparse red underlining throughout, else vg. 50.00 View more info

Wren's Eye View : Adventures of a Visual Signaller. pbk.

By: BATSTONE, Stephanie.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Parapress Limited, Tunbridge Wells, 2001, ISBN:1898594708:

Seller ID: 82388


BATSTONE, Stephanie. Wren's Eye View : Adventures of a Visual Signaller. Line illustrations by the author. Tunbridge Wells : Parapress Limited, (October 2001). Second Printing of Second Edition. Pp (8),[1]-192,(6),+ 8 pp plates. 8vo, illustrated blue card covers. “Oban, Scotland, World War II. A signal station overlooked the Firth of Lorne. Every passing ship, from the Morag Jane to the Duke of York, was challenged and identified. Stephanie volunteered for signalling to "free a man for the fleet." Like all the trainee Wrens at HMS Cabbala, she hoped for a posting to Portsmouth. But t... View more info

Writing the Sea. First Edition

By: BROWN, Cassie

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Flanker Press, St. John's, NF, 2005, ISBN:1894463749:

Seller ID: 67336


BROWN, Cassie. Writing the Sea. St. John's, NL : Flanker Press Ltd., 2005. First Printing. Pp. (8),ix-x,1-163,(3). Illustrated with 37 b&w photos in the text. 8vo, Brian Bursey photo-illustrated blue cardcovers. A collection of Brown's pieces on life in Newfoundland and of disasters around the island province's perilous coasts. Includes numerous articles on the sinking of the Florizel, as well as the Caribou disaster, the mutiny on the Diana, theloss of the Hope and the Empress of Scotland, and the rescue of the crew a board the Leicester. "Cassie Brown is one of Canada's best-known writer... View more info

Yacht Equipment. Catalogue M

By: Simpson-Lawrence Ltd. - Catalogue)

Price: $80.00

Publisher: Simpson-Lawrence Ltd., Glasgow, Scotland, 1938,:

Seller ID: 105671


(Simpson-Lawrence Ltd. - Catalogue). Yacht Equipment. Catalogue M. Glasgow,Scotland : Simpson-Lawrence Ltd., (November 1938). Pp (5),4-336,(2). Illus trated. Large 8vo, illustrated blue card covers, front cover lettered in black, spine blank. An extensive, illustrated and annotated catalogue of Yacht Equipment, including diverse items such as butane gas equipment, stoves, showers and lavatory equipment, bilge pumps, windlasses and capstans, chainfittings, mooring buoys, bulkhead steering gears, compasses, clocks and ba rometers, fire extinguishers, yacht windows, searchlights and spotlights; d... View more info