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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

Yacht Sailor : A Treatise on Practical Yachtsmanship, Cruising and Racing. Sixth Edition

By: VANDERDECKEN COOPER, William

Price: $75.00

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

Seller ID: 66488


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 208. Illustrated with 2 fldg.plates. 8vo, blue cloth. Toy 1955. Spine and edges darkened, edgeworn, brownspotting to lower margins of some leaves, else very good. 75.00 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

Yachtsman's Legal Guide to Co-ownership : How to Share the Use and Expense of a Boat Without Regret. First Edition in dustjacket

By: ODIN, Dexter ODIN, Paula

Price: $18.00

Publisher: John de Graff, Inc., New York, 1981,:

Seller ID: 109883


ODIN, Dexter and Paula ODIN. Yachtsman's Legal Guide to Co-ownership [dustjacket adds: How to Share the Use and Expense of a Boat Without Regret] (NewYork) : John de Graff, Inc., 1981. First Edition. Pp (8),ix-xi,(3),3-148. 8vo, red cloth, spine lettered in black. Toy 3760. Gift inscription, else very good in dustjacket. 18.00 View more info

Yachtsman's Pilot. 3d ed in dj.

By: CHATTERTON, E. Keble

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Hurst & Blackett, 1937,:

Seller ID: 29246


CHATTERTON, E. Keble. The Yachtsman's Pilot to the Harbours of England, Wales, Scotland, Ireland; & the Continent of Europe from Ymuiden to Bordeaux; Bordeaux to Sète by Inland Waters; the Mediterranean Harbours from Sète to Toulon; the Riviera Harbours to the Gulf of Genoa; with Notes on Italian Harbours fro Genoa to Naples. Illustrated with 52 Harbour Plans. (Third Revised and Considerably Enlarged Edition). L: Hurst & Blackett Ltd., (May 1937). Pp 478. 8vo, patterned green cloth. As the title so amply suggests, this is a practical (and somewhat critical) guide to the yacht harbours of the... View more info

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Yankee Mining Squadron, or Laying the North Sea Mine Barrage. First Edition

By: BELKNAP, Reginald R., Captain

Price: $135.00

Publisher: Naval Institute, 1920,:

Seller ID: 43664


BELKNAP, Reginald R., Captain. The Yankee Mining Squadron, or Laying the North Sea Mine Barrage. Annapolis, Md.: United States Naval Institute, 1920. Pp 110, frontispiece. 8vo, pebbled green cloth. A largely non-technical account of the U.S. Navy's minelaying efforts in the North Sea during the Great War, written by the Squadron's commander. Includes details on U.S. merchant ships converted to minelaying use. Contents: "The Mine Force Ready"; "The Need and the Means"; "The Bases in Scotland"; "The Supply of Mines"; "General Supplies and Transportation"; ... View more info

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Yarrow and Company Limited : The First Hundred Years 1865-1965. First Edition

By: BORTHWICK, Alastair

Price: $70.00

Publisher: Yarrow and Company, Glasgow, 1965,: 1965

Seller ID: 21630


BORTHWICK, Alastair. Yarrow and Company Limited : The First Hundred Years 1865-1965. [Glasgow] : (Yarrow and Company Ltd., 1965). First Edition. Pp 135. Illustrated. 4to, maroon cloth. Cohen, River and Firth of Clyde, 1549-1993: A Selective Bibliography p.67. Alastair Charles Borthwick, OBE (b. February 17, 1913, Rutherglen, South Lanarkshire, Scotland – d. September 25, 2003, Beith, North Ayrshire). "This is the story of a famous company from its small beginnings on the Thames to its present position as one of the leading industrial firms on the... View more info

Yarrow and Company Limited : The First Hundred Years 1865-1965. First Edition in dustjacket.

By: BORTHWICK, Alastair

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Yarrow and Company, 1965,:

Seller ID: 39468


BORTHWICK, Alastair. Yarrow and Company Limited : The First Hundred Years 1865-1965. [Glasgow] : (Yarrow and Company Ltd., 1965). First Edition. Pp 135. Illustrated. 4to, maroon cloth. Cohen, River and Firth of Clyde, 1549-1993: A Selective Bibliography p.67. Alastair Charles Borthwick, OBE (b. February 17, 1913, Rutherglen, South Lanarkshire, Scotland – d. September 25, 2003, Beith, North Ayrshire). "This is the story of a famous company from its small beginnings on the Thames to its present position as one of the leading industrial firms on the Clyde. It traces the history of the torpe... View more info

Year at the Lighthouse

By: KRAUSKOPF, Sharma.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Whittles Publishing, Caithness, Scotland, 2002, ISBN:1870325796:

Seller ID: 92911


KRAUSKOPF, Sharma. A Year at the Lighthouse. (Caithness, Scotland) : Whittles Publishing, (2002). Pp [i]-vii,(1),1-224,+ 8 pp plates. 8vo, illustratedpurple card covers. "After nearly nine years searching, the Krauskopfs pur chased Eshaness Lighthouse and for one year it became Sharma's home. A Yearat the Lighthouse is Sharma's diary of events and feelings during her year -long stay. Much of the first half of the diary focuses on nature and events in the vicinity of the lighthouse while the second half finds Sharma struggling to overcome her reaction to events occurring back in the United ... View more info

Year of Space : A Chapter in Autobiography

By: LINKLATER, Eric

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Macmillan, London , 1953,:

Seller ID: 24728


LINKLATER, Eric. A Year of Space : A Chapter in Autobiography. London : Macmillan, 1953. Pp 272. 8vo, red cloth. Includes some discursive and somewhatnautical chapters: Chapters: 4. The Yellow Sea; 12. The Inland Sea; 16. Th e Tasman Sea. Other passages. Includes Scapa Flow. "In the years that followed the Kaiser's war, when I had very little money, I was extremely carefulwith it, and spent all I had on pleasure. In pubs and bookshops, that is." - p.20. Expunged gift inscription else very good. 20.00 View more info

Yo-Ho-Ho! : A Story of Piracy and Smuggling. 2nd printing

By: SPENCER, Erle ROMPKEY, Ronald, intro.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Creative Publishers, St. John's, 1986, ISBN:092002131X:

Seller ID: 11474


SPENCER, Erle. Yo-Ho-Ho! : A Story of Piracy and Smuggling. Introduction byRonald Rompkey. St. John's : Creative Publishers, (Sept. 1987). Second Pri nting. Pp i-xiv,(2),1-172,(2). 8vo, card covers. First reprinted by Creative in March 1986. "Originally published in Scotland by W.R. Chambers Limitedin 1924." As new. 15.00 View more info

¦From Folly to Fortune : The Firing of James Richardson Forman : Collusion and Corruption in Nova Scotia Railway Politics from 1854 to 1858

By: UNDERWOOD, Jay

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Railfare DC Books, Montreal, 2007, ISBN:1897190239:

Seller ID: 104928


UNDERWOOD, Jay. From Folly to Fortune : The Firing of James Richardson Forman : Collusion and Corruption in Nova Scotia Railway Politics from 1854 to 1858. (Montreal) : Railfare DC Books, (2007). Pp (3),iv-vi,1-192. Illustrated. 8vo, photo-illustrated green card covers. "James Richardson Forman was born in 1822 at Halifax, and returned from Scotland in 1854 to oversee the construction of the Nova Scotia Railway, the first publicly owned railway in the British Empire. But did he become a victim of Nova Scotia’s venal politics? He had been appointed to his post at the request of Reformer J... View more info