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Vancouver Island's West Coast 1762-1962 . 3rd printing in dustjacket, Signed

By: NICHOLSON, George

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Morriss Printing, 1965,:

Seller ID: 63271


NICHOLSON, George. Vancouver Island's West Coast 1762-1962. With Illustrations, Map and List of Shipwrecks. (Victoria : Printed by the Morriss Printing Co. Ltd., October 1964). Third Printing. Pp (8),9-356,(4) + 74 p. of black and white plates. Illustrated. Map endpapers. 8vo, green cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Major George Salier Willis Nicholson MC (b. February 10, 1887 in Wellington, New Zealand, d. January 11, 1980 in Victoria). Hale and Barman British Columbia Local Histories: A Bibliography 656. Chapters include Nootka sound, Historical Estevan Point, Esperanza Inlet, Clayoquot So... View more info

Vancouver Island's West Coast 1762-1962 . 4th printing in dustjacket, Signed

By: NICHOLSON, George

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Morriss Printing, 1965,:

Seller ID: 26098


NICHOLSON, George. Vancouver Island's West Coast 1762-1962. With Illustrations, Map and List of Shipwrecks. (Victoria : Printed by the Morriss Printing Co. Ltd., October 1966). Fourth Printing. Pp 356. 8vo, green cloth. MajorGeorge Salier Willis Nicholson MC (b. February 10, 1887 in Wellington, New Zealand, d. January 11, 1980 in Victoria). Hale and Barman British Columbi a Local Histories: A Bibliography 656. Much nautical content: shipwrecks, &c. Bookplate, else very good in worn dustjacket. Signed. 45.00 View more info

Vancouver Island's West Coast 1762-1962 . 5th printing in dustjacket, Signed

By: NICHOLSON, George

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Morriss Printing, Victoria, 1968,:

Seller ID: 29465


NICOLSON, George. Vancouver Island's West Coast 1762-1962. With Illustrations, Map and a List of Shipwrecks. (Victoria : Printed by the Morris Printing Co. Ltd., (March 1968). Fifth Printing. Pp 356. 8vo, green cloth. Major George Salier Willis Nicholson MC (b. February 10, 1887 in Wellington, New Zealand, d. January 11, 1980 in Victoria). Hale and Barman British Columbia Local Histories: A Bibliography 656. Very good in spine-chipped dj. Signed.45.00 View more info

Vanished Fleets: Ships and Men of Old Van Diemen's Land. . 1st edition

By: VILLIERS, A.J.

Price: $70.00

Publisher: Henry Holt and Company, New York, 1931,:

Seller ID: 92661


VILLIERS, A. J. Vanished Fleets : Ships and Men of Old Van Diemen's Land. Illustrated with photographs and maps. New York : Henry Holt and Company, (1931). First Printing. Pp (2),[i]-viii,(40,[1]-297,(5), frontis., + 8 leavesof plates. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine, top edge dyed black. The story of various voyages to Australia, and specifically Tasmania, in the nineteenth century. Examines mercantile expeditions, the arrival of convict ships to the islands, as well as the disappearance and wrecking of several of these expeditions. Contents : Book I. - Earlier Days. 1. The Romance o... View more info

Vanishing Lights : A Lightkeeper's Fascination with a Disappearing Way of Life. new ed, signed.

By: MILLS, Chris

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Nimbus, Halifax, 2008, ISBN:9781551096650:

Seller ID: 78122


MILLS, Chris. Vanishing Lights : A Lightkeeper's Fascination with a Disappearing Way of Life. (Halifax): Nimbus, (2008). New Edition. Pp. [i]-vii,(3),1-166. Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated card covers with white, grey, and brown spine. "Life as a lightkeeper is almost impossible for most people to imagine: isolation on rugged shores through foggy days and stormy nights, often with only the crashing waves for company. In 'Vanishing Lights', author Chris Mills captures his own experience as a lightkeeper on four unique Maritime islands -- Seal, Cross, Machias Seal, and Gannet Rock -- and uncov... View more info

Vasa, The King's Ship. First British Edition in dustjacket

By: OHRELIUS, Bengt, Commander MICHAEL, Maurice, trans.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Cassell, London, 1962,:

Seller ID: 102802


OHRELIUS, Bengt, Commander. Vasa, The King's Ship. Translated by Maurice Michael. London : Cassell, (1962). First British Edition. Pp (10),1-124,(2),+32 pp plates. Text Illustrations. Index. 8vo, grey cloth, gilt lettering t o spine. "Commander Ohrelius has written a fascinating account of Vasa, theill-fated royal ship whose maiden voyage in 1628 lasted little more than t wo hours, and was followed by 330 years of silence at the bottom of the waters of Stockholm harbour—a strange fate for a man-of-war built to maintain Sweden's power in the Baltic against the threatened attack by the Hab... View more info

Vasa, The King's Ship. Stockholm Edition in dustjacket

By: OHRELIUS, Bengt, Commander MICHAEL, Maurice, trans.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Rabén & Sjögren, Stockholm, 1962,:

Seller ID: 32936


OHRELIUS, Bengt, Commander. Vasa, The King's Ship. Translated by Maurice Michael. (Stockholm) : Rabén & Sjögren, (1962). Pp 124. Illustrated. 8vo, pale blue spine with blue boards. Ohrelius was public relations director for the Vasa Board, and so presents a privileged account of the great Swedish warship, her history and her recovery. Owner's signature, else very good in rubbed, nicked dj. 40.00 View more info

Vignettes of a Small Town. signed.

By: PARSONS, Robert C.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Creative Publishers, St. John's, 1997, ISBN:1895387825:

Seller ID: 98196


PARSONS, Robert C. Vignettes of a Small Town. [Foreword by The Honourable T. Alex Hickman]. St. John's: Creative Publishers, 1997. First Printing. Pp.(1),ii-xiii,(1),1-304,(2). Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated card covers with white spine. A Year of the Arts 1997 Project Sponsored By: Department of Canadian Heritage, Government of Newfoundland and Labrador, New Tel. "Before and during the publication of four books chronicling South Coast sea stories and tragedies, Robert C. Parsons wrote several articles and stories on his home town Grand Bank. Several of these are present in 'Vignettes of a ... View more info

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Voyage of the Chelyuskin. US in dj

By: Chelyuskin) BROWN, Alec, trans.

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Macmillan, 1935,:

Seller ID: 27690


(Chelyuskin). The Voyage of the Chelyuskin. By Members of the Expedition. Translated by Alec Brown. With numerous Plates and Maps. N.Y.: Macmillan Company, 1935. Pp 325. 8vo, blue cloth. The story of the Chelyuskin's unsuccessful attempt at an Atlantic to Pacific polar crossing in 1933-34. Spine browned, some spotting/browning to edges, else vg in chipped, price-clipped dj. 150.00 View more info

Voyage of the Iceberg : The Story of the Iceberg that Sank the Titanic.. 1st trade pbk

By: BROWN, Richard

Price: $12.00

Publisher: James Lorimer, Toronto, 0, ISBN:088862655x:

Seller ID: 8265


BROWN, Richard. Voyage of the Iceberg : The Story of the Iceberg that Sank the Titanic. Toronto : James Lorimer & Company Publishers, [n.d.] ©1983. First Paperback Printing. Pp (10),11-152. Illustrated. 8vo, card covers. Muchon Newfoundland & Labrador. Vg. 12.00 View more info

Voyager to Destiny : The amazing adventures of Manjiro, the man who changed worlds twice.

By: WARINNER, Emily V.

Price: $27.50

Publisher: Bobbs Merrill , Indianapolis, 1956,:

Seller ID: 21313


WARINNER, Emily V. Voyager to Destiny : The amazing adventures of Manjiro, the man who changed worlds twice. Indianapolis : Bobbs Merrill Co., (1956).Pp 268. Illustrated. 8vo, black cloth spine, green cloth boards. "The true story of the stupendous adventures of Manjiro, the Japanese who twice chan ged worlds: once in 1841 when he was shipwrecked, rescued by a Massachusetts whaler and carried to its home port, thousands of miles and centuries away from the Forbidden Kingdom; and ten years later, when, well versed in Occidental ideas and technical skills, he resolved to risk execution by re... View more info

Voyages and Discoveries of the Cabots

By: HARVEY, M. Nova Scotia Historical Society Collections 09 CABOT, John

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Nova Scotia Historical Society, Halifax, 1895,:

Seller ID: 12250


HARVEY, M., Rev. "The Voyages and Discoveries of the Cabots". A paper in the Collections of the Nova Scotia Historical Society, Vol.9. Halifax : The Nova Scotia Historical Society, 1895. Pp [17]-37. Printed by Nova Scotia Printing Company. Also : Israel Longworth's "A Chapter in the History of Township of Onslow, Nova Scotia" (39-71); L.G. Power's "Richard John Uniacke" (73-118); S.D. MacDonald's "Ships of War Lost on the Coast of Nova Scotia andSable Island, during the Eighteenth Century" (119-135); James Plimsoll Edw ards' "Louisbourg: An Historical Sketch... View more info

Weaponry from the Machault : An 18th-Century French Frigate

By: BRYCE, Douglas Studies in Archaeology, Architecture and History

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Parks Canada, Ottawa, 1984,:

Seller ID: 19174


BRYCE, Douglas. Weaponry from the Machault : An 18th-Century French Frigate. (Ottawa) : Parks Canada, 1984. Pp 69. Illustrated. Map. 8vo, card covers.In the Studies in Archaeology, Architecture and History series. "A legacy of the war between Britain and France for control of North America, a largeand varied collection of small arms and ordnance was recovered from the 17 60 wreck of the French frigate Machault in the Restigouche River, between New Brunswick and Quebec." - from rear cover. Very good. 10.00 View more info

Went Missing : Unsolved Great Lakes Shipwreck Mysteries

By: STONEHOUSE, Frederick

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Avery Color Studios, Gwinn, MI, 2000, ISBN:0932212379:

Seller ID: 97232


STONEHOUSE, Frederick. Went Missing : [Cover adds: "Unsolved Great Lakes Shipwreck Mysteries"]. Gwinn, MI: Avery Color Studios Inc., 2000. Later printing. Pp. (6),7-222,(2). Illustrated with many black and white photos. 8vo, illustrated blue card coveres with yellow titles to front and spine. Feltner, Great Lakes Maritime History: Bibliography p.41. "'Went Missing' is an expanded edition of the original text done in 1977 to now include shipwrecksfrom all the Great Lakes." - from the title page. Contents: Superior: Boun d for Ontonagon: The Manistee; Seven of Twenty-Four, Not a ... View more info

Went Missing, II

By: STONEHOUSE, Frederick

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Avery Color Studios, Au Train, Michigan, 1992, ISBN:0932212379:

Seller ID: 81864


STONEHOUSE, Frederick. Went Missing, II. Au Train, Michigan : Avery Color Studios, 1992. Seventh Printing. Pp [1]-222,(4). Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated white card covers. Feltner, Great Lakes Maritime History: Bibliography p.41. "Went Missing II is an expanded edition of the original text done in 1977 to now include shipwrecks from all the Great Lakes." - from the title page. Spine and front cover still read, simply, "Went Missing". “Went Missing recounts the details of Great Lakes vessels which have been lost with allhands for unknown reasons. Lacking the sophisticated navi... View more info

Westcountry Shipwrecks. in dj.

By: BEHENNA, John

Price: $55.00

Publisher: David & Charles, Newton Abbot, 1974, ISBN:071536569x:

Seller ID: 33632


BEHENNA, John. Westcountry Shipwrecks : A Pictorial Record 1866-1973. Newton Abbot: David & Charles, (1974). Pp 112. Large 8vo, yellow cloth. An annotated photographic record of nineteenth and twentieth century shipwrecks along the coast of Devon, Cornwall, and the Isles of Scilly. Vg in slightly rubbed dj. 55.00 View more info

When the Dancing Stopped : The Real Story of the Morro Castle Disaster and Its Deadly Wake.

By: HICKS, Brian

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Free Press, New York, 2006, ISBN:9780743280082:

Seller ID: 83732


HICKS, Brian. When the Dancing Stopped : The Real Story of the Morro CastleDisaster and Its Deadly Wake. New York : Free Press, (2006). First Printin g. Pp [i]-xxi,(1),[1]-346,+ 8 pp plates. Index. 8vo, grey cloth spine, greypaper covered boards, black lettering to spine. "During the dark days of t he Great Depression, thousands of weary souls escaped their bleak lives fora week of paradise aboard the Ward Line's glamorous cruise ship, the Morro Castle. It was the most famous passenger liner of its day, lightning fast, elegantly appointed. It was also a ticking time bomb. It was the summer... View more info

White Coolie. First Edition in dustjacket

By: SEARLE, Ronald). HASTAIN, Ronald SEARLE, Ronald

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Hodder and Stoughton, 1947,: 1947

Seller ID: 43600


HASTAIN, Ronald. White Coolie. London : Hodder and Stoughton, Limited, (July 1947). First Printing. Pp. (4),v-ix,(3),13-303,(1). Illustrated by Ronald Searle. 8vo, light blue cloth, black lettering to front & spine. Ronald William Fordham Searle, CBE, RDI (b March 3, 1920, Cambridge, England – d. December 30, 2011, Draguignan, Var, Provence). Ronald Eugene Worrall Hastain, OBE, (b. 1911?). The jacket art, the frontispiece and the head illustration of each of the five parts as well as a small title -page drawing are by Searle. "T... View more info

Wild and Beautiful Sable Island : Sand, Seals, Wild Horses, and Shipwrecks,Nova Scotia, Canada. First Edition

By: KEOUGH, Pat and Rosemarie

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Nahaani Productions, Fulford Harbour, BC, 1993, ISBN:096925573x:

Seller ID: 4617


KEOUGH, Pat and Rosemarie KEOUGH. Wild and Beautiful Sable Island : Sand, Seals, Wild Horses, and Shipwrecks, Nova Scotia, Canada. (Fulford Harbour, B.C.): Nahaani Productions Inc., (1993). First Edition. Pp [1]-96. Illustrated throughout with 125 colour photos as well as a section of 24 historical b&w photos. Oblong 8vo, photo-illustrated blue and beige paper-covered boards with grey spine. A two-page text introduction, followed by the images. Very good. 35.00 View more info

Wild Horses of Sable Island Gallery [poster]

By: DUTESCO, Roberto

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Wild Horses of Sable Island Gallery, New York, 2014,:

Seller ID: 112255


DUTESCO, Roberto. Wild Horses of Sable Island Gallery. Photoworks by Roberto Dutesco. New York : Wild Horses of Sable Island Gallery, 2014. An 18.5 by27 inch poster. One side has a map of Sable Island showing the location of all the shipwrecks, along with information on the wild horses. The other s ide is a collage of photographs of the horses of Sable Island by Roberto Duresco. Very good. 15.00 View more info