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Along the Shore of Little Harbour, Pictou County, Nova Scotia : A History of Anderson's Mountain, Black Point, Boat Harbour, Chance Harbour, King's Head, Little Harbour and Woodburn

By: CULLEN, Marie AIKENS, Shirley FORBES, Margaret

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Little Harbour Community Centre, 1984,:

Seller ID: 59408


CULLEN, Marie, Shirley AIKENS and Margaret FORBES. Along the Shore of Little Harbour, Pictou County, Nova Scotia : A History of Anderson's Mountain, Black Point, Boat Harbour, Chance Harbour, King's Head, Little Harbour and Woodburn. [Little Harbour, Novs Scotia] : "Produced by: Little Harbour Community Centre", 1984. First Edition. Pp. (4),5-64. Illustrated. 8vo, stapled tan card covers, black titles to front, photo of Stewart's Grist Mill on front. Contents: 1. The Indian and French Settlements; 2. The Duke of Hamilton's Regiment; 3. The 82nd Grant and Early Settlers; 4. The Queen; 5... View more info

Amazing Newfoundland Stories from Jack Fitzgerald's Notebook. 10th pr.

By: FITZGERALD, Jack MURPHY, Edward SUPPLE, Henry

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Creative Publishers, St. John's, 2002, ISBN:0920021360:

Seller ID: 64465


FITZGERALD, Jack. Amazing Newfoundland Stories from Jack Fitzgerald's Notebook. St. John's : Creative Publishers, 1986. (Tenth Printing September 2002). Pp (4),iii-v,(1),1-173,(3). Illustrated. 8vo, blue card covers with white spine. Chapters : Strange Stories; We Can Be Proud of These Newfoundlanders [including Dr Thomas Roddick, John Mitchell, Rev. John Clinch, Abe Kean,Georgina Stirling, Bob Fowlow, Henry Supple, Captain Edward Murphy]; Crime ; Heroes [Capt. William Jackman, Capt. William Fitzgerald, John Hogan, &c];Tales of the Supernatural; Stories of Colourful Old St.John's [including P ... View more info

Amazing Newfoundland Stories from Jack Fitzgerald's Notebook. 6th pr.

By: FITZGERALD, Jack MURPHY, Edward SUPPLE, Henry

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Creative, St. John's, NF, 1997, ISBN:0920021360:

Seller ID: 60648


FITZGERALD, Jack. Amazing Newfoundland Stories from Jack Fitzgerald's Notebook. St.John's : Creative Publishers, 1986. (Sixth Printing November 1997).Pp (4),iii-v,(1),1-173,(3). Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated blue card covers with white spine. Chapters : Strange Stories; We Can Be Proud of These New foundlanders [including Dr Thomas Roddick, John Mitchell, Rev. John Clinch,Abe Kean, Georgina Stirling, Bob Fowlow, Henry Supple, Captain Edward Murp hy]; Crime; Heroes [Capt. William Jackman, Capt. William Fitzgerald, John Hogan, &c]; Tales of the Supernatural; Stories of Colourful Old St.John's [i... View more info

America's Lost Treasure.

By: THOMPSON, Tommy

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Atlantic Monthly Press, New York, 1998, ISBN:0871137321:

Seller ID: 91121


THOMPSON, Tommy. America's Lost Treasure. New York : The Atlantic Monthly Press, (1998). First Printing. Pp [1]-191,(1). Illustrat4d. Maps. Index. Square 4to, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. A Pictorial Chronicle of the Sinking and Recovery of the United States Mail Steamship Central America, The Ship of Gold. Contents : 1. The Country Comes of Age 1837-1863. 2. Last Voyage. 3. Explorers of the Deep. 4. Gold Discovered. 5. Time Capsules. 6. Science in the Deeps. Very good in unclipped dustjacket. 24.00 View more info

American Neptune : A Quarterly Journal of Maritime History and Arts, Volume55, No. 4, Fall, 1995

By: American Neptune

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, MA , 1995,:

Seller ID: 79437


(American Neptune). The American Neptune : A Quarterly Journal of Maritime History and Arts, Volume 55, No. 4, Fall, 1995. Salem, MA : Peabody Essex Museum, 1995. Pp (3),288-387,(5). Illustrated. 4to, illustrated blue glossy card covers. Contents : An “Experimental” Voyage to China 1785-1787 (Paul E. Fontenoy). Naval History of the Ojibwa of Lake Superior (D. Peter MacLeod). The Brig Isabella: A Hudson's Bay Company Shipwreck of 1830 (James P, Delgado). Downbound: The History of the Early Great Lakes Propeller Indiana (Paul Fordythe Johnston). Very good. 10.00 View more info

American Neptune : A Quarterly Journal of Maritime History and Arts, Volume56, No. 1, Winter, 1996.

By: American Neptune FISHER, Robert C. HUGHES, Shirley

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, MA , 1996,:

Seller ID: 79438


(American Neptune). The American Neptune : A Quarterly Journal of Maritime History and Arts, Volume 56, No. 1, Winter, 1996. Salem, MA : Peabody EssexMuseum, 1996. Pp (3),4-82,(2). Illustrated. 4to, illustrated blue glossy c ard covers. Contents : The Riddle of the Portland : Lost in the South Pacific – 1802 (Shirley Hughes). Guarding the New Granadan Coasts : Dilemmas of the Spanish Coast Guard in the Early Bourbon Period (Lance Grahn). Daniel French and the Western Steamboat Engine (Alfred R. Maass). Return of the Wolf Packs: The Battle for ON 113, 23-31 July 1942 (Robert C. Fisher). Very ... View more info

Anecdotes of Queens County, N.S. Second Printing, Signed

By: WIGGLESWORTH, Armand F

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Memory Lane, Liverpool, NS, 1995, ISBN:0969748507:

Seller ID: 113089


WIGGLESWORTH, Armand F. Anecdotes of Queens County, N.S. (Liverpool, N.S. :"Memory Lane", 1995). Second Printing. Pp i-viii,1-334. With many b&w phot os. 8vo, art-illustrated white cardcovers. Colonel Armand Frederick Wigglesworth, C.M., B.E.M., C.D. (b. August 17, 1918, Liverpool, Queens County - d. July 20, 2008, Liverpool, Queens County) veteran of the R.CA.F and local historian. As the title suggests, an informal history of this Nova Scotian region. The first chapter is titled "Tales of the Sea" and includes narratives of the privateer Liverpool Packet, of the career of How... View more info

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Anson's Voyage Round the World. A New Edition Edited with Prefatory Notes by G.S. Laird Clowes.. Limited Edition

By: WALTER, Richard CLOWES, G.S. Laird, ed. ANSON

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Martin Hopkinson / Charles E. Lauriat, London / Boston, 1928,:

Seller ID: 35488


WALTER, Richard. Anson's Voyage Round the World. A New Edition Edited with Prefatory Notes by G.S. Laird Clowes. London : Martin Hopkinson / Boston : Charles E. Lauriat, 1928. Pp 402, portrait frontispiece, 43 leaves of plates, 4 folding charts. 8vo, blue cloth spine with blue paper covered boards. One of a limited edition of fifteen hundred copies. A solid, handsome edition recounting Anson's unbelievably gruelling cruise of 1740-1744. Slightly rubbed with wear to front corners, front hinge tender, else vg. 250.00 View more info

Archaeology in Newfoundland and Labrador, 1980. Annual Report No.1

By: THOMSON, Jane Sproull, and Bernard RANSOM (eds.). PENNEY, Gerald TUCK, James SUTTON, Douglas

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Historic Resources Division, Department of Culture, Recreation & Youth, St. John's, Newfoundland, 1981,:

Seller ID: 87203


THOMSON, Jane Sproull, and Bernard RANSOM (eds.). Archaeology in Newfoundland & Labrador. Annual Report # 1. St. John's : Historic Resources Division,Department of Culture, Recreation & Youth, February 1981. Pp (3),i,1-110,( 1). Illustrated. Map. 4vo, illustrated grey card covers. Contents : Preliminary Archaeological Findings from Shuldham Island, Labrador, 1980 (by Callum Thomson, pp 5-25). Smithsonian Archaeological Surveys, Central and Northern Labrador, 1980 (by William Fitzhugh, pp 26-47). n Quest of Dorset Subsistence Strategies: 1980 Excavations at Okak-1 and No-Name Island, Labrador (... View more info

Archaeology of Ships. in dj.

By: JOHNSTONE, Paul Bodley Head Archaeologies) BRAND, Pippa

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Bodley Head, London, 1974, ISBN:0370015797:

Seller ID: 94982


JOHNSTONE, Paul. The Archaeology of Ships. Drawings by Pippa Brand. London:Bodley Head, (1974). Pp. [1]-135,(1), + 8 p. of plates. Illustrated. Large 8vo, blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. A Bodley Head Archaeology. C ontents: 1. The Cheops Ship: a Sealed Pit; 2. Cape Gelidonya: Captain Kemal's Spearhead; 3. Classical Ships: the Sea-bed Robbers; 4. The Kyrenia Ship:Nine Thousand Salted Almonds; 5. Yassi Ada: Bedsteads and Bicycle Spokes; 6. Stone Age Sailors: Pig-bones on the Beach; 7. Viking Ships: the Eight-cowhide Craft; 8. The Ferriby Boats: Blue Clay on the Humber; 9. Sutton Hoo: t... View more info

Around the World for Eighty Years : The Memoirs of and Old Equestrian. Second Printing, Revised.

By: WESTE, Leo PEARRE, Anja Weste, trans. and ed.

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Little Daisy Press, Tancook Island, NS, 1995, ISBN:1895744261:

Seller ID: 74052


WESTE, Leo. Around the World for Eighty Years : The Memoirs of and Old Equestrian . Translated from the German by Anja Weste Pearre. (Tancook Island, NS) : The Little Daisy Press, (1995). Second Printing, Revised. Pp. [i]-ix,10-79,(1). Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated orange card covers. A translation of Aus eimem bunten Leben. The memoirs of Leo Weste (b. 1845, Wunstorf, Germany - d. 1926), his eighty years traveling the world as an animal trainer for the circus. Includes an eight-page chapter on his surviving the wreck of the S.S. Schiller in 1875 (off the British isle of Scilly), in which near... View more info

Art of Survival. in dj.

By: TROEBST, Cord Christian COBURN, Oliver, trans.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Doubleday, 1965,:

Seller ID: 31040


TROEBST, Cord Christian. The Art of Survival. Translated from the German byOliver Coburn. Garden City, NY: Doubleday, (1965). Pp 312. Illustrated. 8v o, green spine with blue-green boards. "Man has been known to survive in seemingly hopeless situations- adrift for days on a raft, marooned on an uninhabited tropical island, or lost in the arctic tundra. On the other hand, many people have needlessly lost their lives through panic, or ignorance of a few basic survival procedures. This book vividly describes some of the incredible-but-true experiences of people who have- or have not- survived... View more info

At the Harbour Mouth

By: MacMECHAN, Archibald BELL, John, (ed.).

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Pottersfield Press, Porters Lake , 1988, ISBN:0919001491:

Seller ID: 10562


MacMECHAN, Archibald. At the Harbour Mouth. Edited by John Bell. Porters Lake : Pottersfield Press, (1988). Pp (6),[7]-140,(4). 8vo, card covers. Archibald McKellar MacMechan, FRSC (b. June 21, 1862, Kitchener, Ontario - d. August 7, 1933, Halifax). "Many writers have endeavoured to chronicle the experiences of Bluenose men and women during the age of sail, but none have surpassed the Halifax author Archibald MacMechan (1862-1933). Now many of MacMechan's finely crafted tales of mutinies, shipwrecks, and other stirring events are once more in print." - from the rear cover. Contents : 1... View more info

Atlantic Diver Guide: Volume I: Newfoundland and St. Pierre

By: BARRON, David N.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Atlantic Diver, St. John's, 1988, ISBN:0969314108:

Seller ID: 3023


BARRON, David N. Atlantic Diver Guide: Volume I: Newfoundland and St. Pierre. Plus: Atlantic Shipwreck List - 1565 to 1883. St.John's : Atlantic Diver, 1988. Pp (2),3-224. Illustrated, maps. 8vo, trade paperback with pale blue spine. Includes map and diving information for over sixty wrecks and reefs off the cost of Newfoundland and St. Pierre. Contents: 1. West Coast (11 sites); 2. Central Newfoundland (15 sites); 3. Burin Peninsula (6 sites); 4. St. Pierre (6 sites); 5. Avalon Peninsula (24 sites). Covers lightly rubbed, else very good. 15.00 View more info

Atlantic Diver Guide: Volume III: Prince Edward Island and The Magdalen Islands

By: BARRON, David N.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Atlantic Diver, St. John's, NF, 1988, ISBN:0969314124:

Seller ID: 4939


BARRON, David N. Atlantic Diver Guide: Volume III: Prince Edward Island andthe Magdalen Islands. Plus: Atlantic Shipwreck List - 1911 to 1954. St.Joh n's : Atlantic Diver, 1988. Pp [1]-208. Illustrated, maps. 8vo, illustratedpale blue card covers. Vg. 15.00 View more info

Atlantic Guardian : A Magazine of Newfoundland. Vol. 7, No. 12, December, 1950

By: YOUNG, Ewart (ed.). HARRINGTON, Michael F. POLLETT, Ron

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Ewart Young, Montreal , 1950,:

Seller ID: 84291


YOUNG, Ewart (ed.). Atlantic Guardian : A Magazine of Newfoundland. Vol. VII, No. 12, December, 1950. Montreal : Ewart Young, 1950. Pp [1]-48. Illustrated. Double Column. 8vo, illustrated green stapled wrappers. Cover photo of young lad putting tinsel on a Christmas tree by Cyril Marshall. Contents : Newfoundland Christmas (by Michael F. Harrington, pp 10-19); Rum in the Puddin': A Christmas Story (by Ron Pollett, pp 20-30); Newfoundland Crossword [not completed] (by Tom Osborne, pp 31-32); The Wreck of the S.S. Ethie (Extract from the Ship's Log) (pp 35-39); and more. Minor stain to back cove... View more info

Atlantic Guardian : A Magazine of Newfoundland. Vol. 8, No. 2, February, 1951

By: YOUNG, Ewart (ed.). HOLLETT, Fred CREWE, Edward POLLETT, Ron

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Ewart Young, Montreal , 1951,:

Seller ID: 84293


YOUNG, Ewart (ed.). Atlantic Guardian : A Magazine of Newfoundland. Vol. VIII, No. 2, February, 1951. Montreal : Ewart Young, 1951. Pp [1]-44. Illustrated. Double Column. 8vo, illustrated brick red stapled wrappers. Cover photo of Eric Blackwood alongside an Eastern Provincial Airways “ambulance of the air” seaplane by Cyril Marshall. Contents : Air Ambulance to Eddy's Cove (by Ewart Young, pp 12-16); Fred Hollett [22nd in the series Newfoundlanders Abroad] (by Paul Maher, p. 17); Johnny the Pear [about smuggling between St. Pierre et Miquelon and Newfoundland] (by Ron Pollett, pp 18-32); ... View more info

Atlantic Guardian : A Magazine of Newfoundland. Vol. 8, No. 3, March, 1951

By: YOUNG, Ewart (ed.). HARRINGTON, Michael F. MURPHY, Michael P. MAYO, H.B.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Ewart Young, Montreal , 1951,:

Seller ID: 84294


YOUNG, Ewart (ed.). Atlantic Guardian : A Magazine of Newfoundland. Vol. VIII, No. 3, March, 1951. Montreal : Ewart Young, 1951. Pp [1]-44. Illustrated. Double Column. 8vo, illustrated green stapled wrappers. Cover R.C.N. photo of A.B. Udle of St. John's watching a plane from the British carrier Thereus pass overhead as he stands lookout watch on H.M.C.S. Cayuga's bridge during the Chinnampo operation, Korea. Contents : Is the Island Overpopulated? (by H.B. Mayo, pp 14-19); Herring Neck (by W.A. Dawe, pp 21-23); The Great Hunt : It's Sealing Time in Newfoundland! (by Michael F. Harrington, pp ... View more info

Atlantic Guardian : A Magazine of Newfoundland. Vol. 8, No. 4, April, 1951

By: YOUNG, Ewart (ed.). POLLETT, Ron JACKSON, Rupert VALDAMIS, Alfred A.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Ewart Young, Montreal , 1951,:

Seller ID: 84295


YOUNG, Ewart (ed.). Atlantic Guardian : A Magazine of Newfoundland. Vol. VIII, No. 4, April, 1951. Montreal : Ewart Young, 1951. Pp [1]-48. Illustrated. Double Column. 8vo, illustrated purple stapled wrappers. Cover photo of Judith Ann Green and Margaret Rose Collins at the microphone of “The Children's Show” at Grand Fall C.B.C. station, by Albert Hillier. Contents : Givethe Island a Chance! (by Alfred A. Valdmanis, pp 11-17); Man of the Month : Industry Builder [about Dr. A.A. Valdmanis] (by Rupert Jackson, pp 17-21); The Children's Half Hour (pp 22-24); Memories of “Didder Hill” (by... View more info

Atlantic Guardian : A Magazine of Newfoundland. Vol. 9, No. 9, Sept., 1952

By: YOUNG, Ewart (ed.). LEITCH, Adelaide RYAN, Don W.S. JACKSON, Rupert

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Ewart Young, Montreal , 1952,:

Seller ID: 84306


YOUNG, Ewart (ed.). Atlantic Guardian : A Magazine of Newfoundland. Vol. IX, No. 9, Sept., 1952. Montreal : Ewart Young, 1952. Pp [1]-44. Illustrated.Double Column. 8vo, illustrated blue stapled wrappers. Cover photo of Airm an Gravel bidding farewell to Gerry Saunders and Bill Dwyer at the close of“Fathers-for-a-Day” at Pepperell Air Force Base on June 14th, 1952, by T. Sgt. Ellwyn B. Dunlap. Contents : Fathers for a Day : A Recipe for International Harmony (by Bernard J. Haczynski, Airman First Class, USAF, pp 11-13); Labrador Wedding (by Rupert Jackson, pp 16-18); Loss of the Anglo-Saxo... View more info