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Flinders Island and Eastern Bass Strait. First Edition

By: EDGECOMBE, Jean

Price: $30.00

Publisher: The author, Thornleigh, Australia, 1986, ISBN:1862527849:

Seller ID: 38851


EDGECOMBE, Jean. Flinders Island and Eastern Bass Strait. Thornleigh, Aus. : The author, 1986. First Edition. Pp 159. 8vo, photo-illustrated cardcovers. A traveller's guide to the natural and nautical history of this unique southern Australian archipelago, including the wreck-strewn Bass Strait. Very good. 30.00 View more info

Foaming Billows in Nova Scotia. 1st pr.

By: SIMPSON, Ted

Price: $5.00

Publisher: 1975,:

Seller ID: 17662


SIMPSON, Ted. The Foaming Billows in Nova Scotia. N.pl.: n.pub, (1975). Pp [1]-24. Illustrated. 8vo, stapled white card covers. Includes tales on the stricken freighter Ralph and Arthur, the Oranhayteka (a smuggling packet), the Bessie A., the loss of the Bonna H., and stories of Port George and OakIsland. Vg. 5.00 View more info

Folk Tales of the Old St. Andrews Road. Vol.1.

By: RIGBY, Carle Almond

Price: $10.00

Publisher: 1982,:

Seller ID: 13273


RIGBY, Carle Almond. Folk Tales of the Old St. Andrews Road of the Last Century as told by My Father & Grandfather to Carle Almond Rigby. Volume One. N.pl.: n.pub. (1982). Pp (4),1-63,(1). Illustrated. 8vo, stapled white cardcovers. Includes : "The Old Artillery Man", "Lights Out", "Fire in the Sky ", "Pirates" (pp. 9-12), "In the Nick of Time", "They Shall Not Pass", "TheNoon Whistle", "The Saxby Gale" [about the barque Genii, wrecked in a stor m at New River] (pp. 21-27), "Shall We Gather at the River", "Country Doct... View more info

Forgotten Empress: The Empress of Ireland Story.. 1st in dj

By: ZENI, David

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Goose Lane, Fredericton, 1998, ISBN:0864922485:

Seller ID: 27609


ZENI, David. Forgotten Empress: The Empress of Ireland Story. (Fredericton,N.B.): Goose Lane, (1998). First Printing. Pp (5),6-224. Double column. Il lustrated. With 4 pages of folding plans. Square 8vo, black cloth. A much-overdue treatment of this truly horrific marine disaster. Often overshadowedby the contemporary sinkings of the Titanic and the Lusitania, the Empress of Ireland sank in the St. Lawrence on May 29, 1914, taking with her 840 p assengers and 172 crew. Peppered with rare and fascinating photographs, this book is a fitting memorial to her loss. Chapters : 1. Auspicious Beginnin... View more info

Free as the Wind : Saving the Horses of Sable Island. First Edition in dustjacket

By: BASTEDO, Jamie TOOKE, Susan

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Red Deer Press, Calgary, AB, 2007, ISBN:9780889953505:

Seller ID: 115324


BASTEDO, Jamie. Free as the Wind : Saving the Horses of Sable Island. Illustrated by Susan Tooke. (Calgary, Alberta) : Red Deer Press, (2007). First Printing. Unpaginated. Pp [32]. Large 8vo, art-illustrated (sames as the jacket) paper-covered boards. Map front end-papers. Jamie Bastedo (b. 1955). Susan Tooke, a Halifax artist and illustrator. "The horses of Sable Island are a romantic and enduring symbol of the will to survive in a harsh, unforgiving environment. Several hundreds of these wild horses live on the windswept beaches and dunes of this remote island off the shores of Nova Scot... View more info

French River and Park Corner History 1773-1973.

By: FOSTER, Eldon and Evelyn

Price: $80.00

Publisher: 1973,:

Seller ID: 92853


(FOSTER, Eldon and Evelyn). French River and Park Corner History 1773-1973.N.pl.: n.pub., n.d. [1973]. Pp [1]-88. Illustrated. Maps. 8vo, illustrated yellow stapled card covers. Compiled for the Coronation Women's Institute by Eldon and Evelyn Foster. Contents : Dates in P.E.I. History; The Island Sub-divided into Lots; Early Park Corner and French River; Benjamin Chappell at French River; Thomas Curtis' Voyage to New London; Pioneer Burial Grounds; Protest March; Churches; Schools; General Stores; Postal Services; TheFishing Industry; Blacksmiths; Fox Ranches; Women's Institute; Honor Roll; C... View more info

Freshwater Fury : Yarns and Reminiscences of the Greatest Storm in Inland Navigation. 3rd Printing in dustjacket

By: BARCUS, Frank

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Wayne State University Press, Detroit, 1966,:

Seller ID: 28275


BARCUS, Frank. Freshwater Fury : Yarns and Reminiscences of the Greatest Storm in Inland Navigation. With maps and illustrations by the author. Detroit : Wayne State University Press, (April 1966). Third Printing. Pp (6),vii-xvii,(1),1-166,(4), + frontispiece. 8vo, blue cloth. Map endpapers. An anecdotal history of Black Sunday, November 9, 1913, when a fierce storm afflicted North America's Great Lakes, sinking dozens of ships and drowning hundreds of seamen. Chapters : 1. The Gathering Storm; 2. The Storm's First Casualties; 3. The Sheadle Dares the Deadly Trough; 4. Smashing Through with th... View more info

From Cod to Crab : Stories & History of Hant's Harbour. First Edition.

By: CRANFORD, Garry. JANES, Ed.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Flanker Press, St. John's, Newfoundland, 1995, ISBN:0969876718:

Seller ID: 115051


CRANFORD, Garry and Ed JANES. From Cod to Crab : Stories & History of Hant's Harbour. St. John's, Newfoundland : Flanker Press, 1995. First Printing. Pp. (2),iii-xiv,1-210. Illustrated with black-and-white photos to text. 8vo, photo illustrated bluish card covers with black, orange and cream lettering to front cover, black lettering to white spine. "Over three hundred years of history have resulted in a rich heritage of life on the sea and marvellous stories of danger, love, despair, faith and deliverance. Read about The Willow Tree, planted in the Old Methodist Cemetery in the 1830s. The ... View more info

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From Sled to Satellite : My Years with the Grenfell Mission . First Edition in dustjacket.

By: THOMAS, Gordon W. PADDON, W.Anthony, foreword Grenfell

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Irwin, Toronto , 1986, ISBN:077251660X: 1986

Seller ID: 5563

ISBN: 077251660X


THOMAS, Gordon W., M.D. From Sled to Satellite : My Years with the Grenfell Mission. Foreword by W. Anthony Paddon, C.M., M.D., former Lieutenant-Governor of Newfoundland. [Toronto] : Irwin Publishing, 1986. First Printing. Pp (8), ix-xi, (3), 1-125, (5) + 16 pages of b&w photos. Map. Illustrations. 8vo, black cloth, silver lettering to spine. DNLB pp.336-7. Dr. Gordon Waddell Thomas (b. December 28, 1919, Ottawa - d. October 17, 1996, Halifax, Nova Scotia). "In 1946, when he began his work at the Grenfell Mission at St. Anthony, Newfoundland, Dr.... View more info

From Sled to Satellite : My Years with the Grenfell Mission . First Editionin dustajcket, Signed.

By: THOMAS, Gordon W. PADDON, W.Anthony, foreword Grenfell

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Irwin, 1986, ISBN:077251660X:

Seller ID: 1386


THOMAS, Gordon W., M.D. From Sled to Satellite : My Years with the GrenfellMission. Foreword by W. Anthony Paddon, C.M., M.D., former Lieutenant-Gove rnor of Newfoundland. [Toronto] : Irwin Publishing, 1986. First Printing. Pp (8), ix-xi, (3), 1-125, (5) + 16 pages of b&w photos. Map. Illustrations.8vo, black cloth, silver lettering to spine. DNLB pp.336-7. Dr. Gordon Wad dell Thomas (b. December 28, 1919, Ottawa - d. October 17, 1996, Halifax, Nova Scotia). "In 1946, when he began his work at the Grenfell Mission at St. Anthony, Newfoundland, Dr. Gordon W. Thomas was a young intern fresh ... View more info

Frozen North

By: DOUGLAS, M Favorite Library

Price: $30.00

Publisher: De Wolfe, Fiske & Co, 0,:

Seller ID: 64691


DOUGLAS, M. The Frozen North. The Story of North Polar Expeditions with Nordenskiöld, Nares, Greely, De Long, Nansen and Jackson-Harmsworth. Illustrated with maps, colored plates and engravings. Boston: De Wolfe, Fiske & Co.,[n. d.]. Pp 176, including colour frontis. + [3] leaves of colour plates. Illustrated with [16] pp of b/w illustrations to text. Small 8vo, pictorialtan cloth, gilt to upper board. The Favorite Library. Cover adds: "The Nar rative of Arctic Discovery." This is a series of vignettes of some of the early arctic explorers and the untold hardships they had to face, in... View more info

Further Assessment of the Recovery of the Irving Whale in Light of the Presence of PCBs

By: Irving Whale]

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Government of Canada, Ottawa, 1996,:

Seller ID: 68468


[Irving Whale]. The Further Assessment of the Recovery of the Irving Whale in Light of the Presence of PCBs . [Ottawa]: Department of Fisheries and Oceans, and, Environment Canada, 1996. Pp. (6),i-ii,1-86, various paginationsof appendices. 4to, blue card covers with black comb-bound spine. Vg. 40.0 0 View more info

Gallions Reach. 3rd Mariners Library printing in dustjacket

By: TOMLINSON, H.M. Mariners Library No.06

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Rupert Hart-Davis, London, 1955,:

Seller ID: 24607


TOMLINSON, H.M. Gallions Reach: A Romance. London : Rupert Hart-Davis, 1955. Third Mariners Library Printing. Pp 239. Sm 8vo, blue cloth. The MarinersLibrary No.6. Smith & Weller, Sea Fiction Guide 2342. A novel. "The story of that shipwreck should be niched at once among the classics of sea literature." - T.L.S., from the dj. Very good in dustjacket. 25.00 View more info

Gateway to Oblivion : The Great Lakes' Bermuda Triangle. 1st Cdn in dj.

By: COCHRANE, Hugh F

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Doubleday Canada Limited, Toronto, 1980, ISBN:0385153767:

Seller ID: 94871


COCHRANE, Hugh F. Gateway to Oblivion : The Great Lakes' Bermuda Triangle. Toronto: Doubleday Canada Limited, 1980. First Edition. Pp 183, [8] pp plates. 8vo, green spine with blue boards. Cochrane hypothesizes UFO activity and something called the "Marysburgh Vortex" as the cause of bizarre activity on Lake Ontario; a simpler explanation is Hamilton. Contents: 1. The Bavaria is Missing; 2. The Mystery Deepens; 3. The Record of Strangeness; 4. Visible and Invisible Enigmas; 5. Psychics and Energies; 6. Other Zones of Mystery; 7. The unexplained Objects; 8. UFOs are Everywhere; 9. Other... View more info

Ghost Liners: Exploring the World's Greatest Lost Ships. in dj.

By: BALLARD, Robert D ARCHBOLD, Rick. LYNCH, Don. MARSCHALL, Ken.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Scholastic/Madison Press, 1998,:

Seller ID: 28744


BALLARD, Robert D. Ghost Liners: Exploring the World's Greatest Lost Ships.Illustrations by Ken Marschall; historical consultants: Don Lynch, Simon M ills, Mark Reynolds and Eric Sauder. Markham, Ont.: Scholastic/Madison Press, 1998. Pp 64. 4to, ill. card covered boards. Capsule histories, photographs, pre- and post-wreck representations of the Titanic, Britannic, Empress of Ireland, Lusitania, and Andrea Doria. Gift inscription, else vg in dj. 15.00 View more info

Ghost Ships of the Great Lakes. Eighth Printing in dustjacket

By: BOYER, Dwight

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Dodd, Mead, New York, 1968,: 1968

Seller ID: 91328


BOYER, Dwight. Ghost Ships of the Great Lakes. New York: Dodd, Mead, (©1968). Eighth Printing. Pp 294 + [16] pp of plates. Illustrated with line drawings & maps to text. 8vo, green cloth, top edge dyed green. Dwight Boyer (b. November 18, 1912, Elyria, Ohio – d. October 15, 1978, Willoughby, Ohio). "This is the awesome story of the missing 'ghost ships' of the Great Lakes, the big freighters and ore carriers of yesterday and today that disappeared, often in complete mystery, never to be seen again." -from the dust jacket. Some of the ships cited: Kal... View more info

Ghost Stories of the Sea. First Edition

By: SMITH, Barbara

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Ghost House Books, Edmonton, AB, 2003, ISBN:1894877233:

Seller ID: 66388


SMITH, Barbara. Ghost Stories of the Sea. (Edmonton, AB) : Ghost House Books, (2003). First Printing. Pp (9),[10]-224. Illustrated with occasional photos to text. 8vo, art-illustrated cardcovers. A collection of internationalghost stories and unexplained events. "The high seas are sinister places, where powerful storms overwhelm unsuspecting ships and desperate sailors clash, often with tragic results. As Barbara Smith shows in this fascinating collection, many who die at sea soon return as ghosts and eerie premonitions that enrich the sea's unparalleled mystery." - from rear cover. Co... View more info

Ghosts of Cape Sabine: The Harrowing True Story of the Greely Expedition. 1st pr in dj.

By: GUTTRIDGE, Leonard F

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Putnams, 2000, ISBN:0399145893:

Seller ID: 38425


GUTTRIDGE, Leonard F. Ghosts of Cape Sabine : The Harrowing True Story of the Greely Expedition. NY: Putnams, (2000). First Printing. Pp 354, [16] pp plates. 8vo, blue spine with grey boards. "In July 1881, an expedition composed mainly of American soldiers sailed off to establish a scientific base in the remote Arctic region of Lady Franklin Bay. What happened afterward is a remarkable three-year saga of human achievement and human frailty, of heroism, hardship, bad luck and worse judgement. Compounded by deliberate political negligence back home...and increasingly fierce dissension in it... View more info

Ghosts of the Bay: A Guide to the History of Georgian Bay. 2nd ed.

By: FLOREN, Russell [and] Andrea GUTSCHE GUTSCHE, Andrea CHISHOLM, Barbara (ed.)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Lynx Images, Toronto, 1995, ISBN:0969842732:

Seller ID: 96967


FLOREN, Russell [and] Andrea GUTSCHE. Ghosts of the Bay: A Guide to the History of Georgian Bay. Edited by Barbara Chisholm. (Toronto): Lynx Images, (1994). Second Edition. Pp. (6),[vii]-xxiii,(1),1-303,(1), including frontispiece. Illustrated with numerous maps and photo reproductions to text. 8vo,black illustrated card covers. The book, Ghosts of the Bay takes the reade r on a tour of "shipwrecks, abandoned fishing camps, lumber villages, boom towns, and missions. [...]The guide highlights over 140 sites around the Bay, 50 maps, archival stills, and is filled with practical information a... View more info

Ghosts of the Titanic. First Edition in dustjacket

By: PELLEGRINO, Charles CAMERON, James

Price: $25.00

Publisher: William Morrow, New York, 2000, ISBN:0688139558:

Seller ID: 46619


PELLEGRINO, Charles. Ghosts of the Titanic. Foreword by James Cameron. New York : William Morrow, (2000). First Edition. Pp. (6),[vii]-viii,(4),[3]-293,(1), including numerous illustrations by Charles Pelligrino + [4] leaves of plates. 8vo, blue cloth spine with light blue paper-covered boards, silver lettering to spine. Charles R.A. Pellegrino (b. May 5, 1953, New York City). "[...] firsthand accounts and oceanic findings join to create the mostvivid picture yet of the incredible night the Titanic went down. Offering new conclusions about the sinking and new insights into human nature in ... View more info