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Canadian Journal of Archaeology / Journal Canadien d'Archéologie. Volume 27, 2003 - Issue 1

By: Canadian Journal of Archaeology CALLAGHAN, Richard T. ROBERTSON, David A. SOUTHON, John

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Canadian Archaeological Association, 2003,:

Seller ID: 86278


(Canadian Journal of Archaeology). Canadian Journal of Archaeology / Journal Canadien d'Archéologie. Volume 27, 2003 – Issue 1. Pp [i]-iv,[1]-152. Illustrated. Maps. Double Column. 8vo, illustrated olive green card covers. Articles : The Archaeology of the Dunsmore Site: 15th -Century Community Transformations in Southern Ontario (by David A. Robertson and Ronald F. Williamson, pp 1-61); Regarding the American Paleolithic (by Eldon Yellowhorn, pp62-73). Research Notes : The Use of Simulation Models to Estimate Frequenc y and Location of Japanese Edo Period Wrecks Along the Canadian Pacific ... View more info

Canadian Numismatic Association 1970 Convention, August, 5, 6, 7, 8, Hotel Nova Scotian, Halifax, Nova Scotia.

By: Canadian Numismatic Association

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Canadian Numismatic Association, Willowdale, Ont., 1970,:

Seller ID: 95100


(Canadian Numismatic Association). The Canadian Numismatic Association 1970Convention, August, 5, 6, 7, 8, Hotel Nova Scotian, Halifax, Nova Scotia. (Willowdale, Ont.: The Canadian Numismatic Association, 1970). Pp 1-32. Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated yellow stapled card covers. Includes : “The Halifax-Dartmouth Bridge Tokens – New Varieties” by Nelson C. Boltz (pp 18-19);“The People's Bank of Halifax” by Maj. Sheldon S. Carroll (pp 21, 23); “Th e History, Search, Discovery and Recovery of the Treasure of the Feversham,1711” by Alex Storm (pp 25-32). Rubbed, else very good. 25.00 View more info

Cape Breton Mirror : A Monthly Magazine. Vol. I, No. 6, May, 1952

By: LIPSCHUTZ, Norman, (ed.) ALMON, Albert McLENNAN, Katherine THOMPSON, Alice W.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Cape Breton Mirror, Glace Bay, N.S., 1952,:

Seller ID: 87854


LIPSCHUTZ, Norman, (ed.). Cape Breton Mirror : A Monthly Magazine. Vol. I, No. 6, May, 1952. Glace Bay, N.S.: Cape Breton Mirror, 1952. Pp [1]-24. Illustrated. Triple column. 4to, red and white illustrated stapled wrappers. A monthly magazine featuring essays and stories relating to Cape Breton, Nova Scotia. Photo of John C. Miles, Athlete, on the front cover. Along with regular departments, this issue includes "Fortress of Louisbourg” (by Katherine McLennan); “Lost Village” (by W.W. Patton); “The Coming of the Loyalists : A Family Histo... View more info

Cape Breton Mirror : A Monthly Magazine. Vol. I, No. 7, June, 1952

By: LIPSCHUTZ, Norman, (ed.) ALMON, Albert McLENNAN, Katherine THOMPSON, Alice W.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Cape Breton Mirror, Glace Bay, N.S., 1952,:

Seller ID: 87871


LIPSCHUTZ, Norman, (ed.). Cape Breton Mirror : A Monthly Magazine. Vol. I, No. 7, June, 1952. Glace Bay, N.S.: Cape Breton Mirror, 1952. Pp [1]-24. Illustrated. Triple column. 4to, red and white illustrated stapled wrappers. A monthly magazine featuring essays and stories relating to Cape Breton, Nova Scotia. Photo of Queen Elizabeth arriving at Sydney Steel Plant on the front cover. Along with regular departments, this issue includes "Famous Shipwrecks : The Fearful Wreck of H.M.S. Chameau” (by Albert Almon, p.4); “A Family History : Par... View more info

Cape Breton Shipwreck Stories. Paperback edition.

By: CAPLAN, Ronald (collected by).

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Breton Books, Wreck Cove, NS, 1999, ISBN:1895415489:

Seller ID: 67278


CAPLAN, Ronald (collected by). Cape Breton Shipwreck Stories . Collected byRonald Caplan. Wreck Cove, NS: Breton Books, (1999). Pp. [i]-viii,1-135,(1 ), + 4 p. of plates. 8vo, illustrated grey card covers with green spine. Contents: 1. Journal of the Voyage and Wreck of the Auguste, 1761, 2. Wreck of the Astraea at Little Lorraine, 1834, 3. A North Sydney Harbour Tragedy, 1874, 4. The Inquiry into the Dorcas and the Etta Stewart, 1893, 5. Wreck of the Ariadne, Neil's Harbour, 1896, 6. Wreck of the Watford at Schooner's Pond, 1932, 7. Shipwrecks on the Fourchu-Framboise Coast: 1912-1967, 8. The... View more info

Cape of Good Hope. in dj.

By: KNOX-JOHNSTON, Robin

Price: $42.00

Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton, 1989,:

Seller ID: 40942


KNOX-JOHNSTON, Robin. The Cape of Good Hope : A Maritime History. L: Hodder & Stoughton, (1989). Pp 246, [16] pp plates. 8vo, blue cloth. "The history of the Cape is interwoven with the great quest for a sea route to India; Robin Knox-Johnston traces the waxing and waning of the clipper age and the Cape run, and vividly recounts the rivalries which developed between the Portuguese, the Dutch, the English and the French, through peace and war, in trade and power poltics." -from the dj. Vg in slightly rubbed dj. 42.00 View more info

Captain E.J. Smith Memorial : A Souvenir of July 29th, 1914.

By: Titanic

Price: $125.00

Publisher: 7 C's Press, Inc, Riverside, CT, 1970,:

Seller ID: 81193


(Titanic). Captain E.J. Smith Memorial : A Souvenir of July 29th, 1914. (Riverside, CT) : 7 C's Press, Inc. [for the Titanic Historical Society, Inc.], n.d. [circa 1970]. Pp [1]-38,(2). Illustrated. 8vo, printed red stapled card covers. A facsimile reproduction of the souvenir booklet for the unveiling of the Captain E.J. Smith Memorial, July 29th, 1914. Edward John Smith was Captain of the RMS Titanic and died when the ship sank in 1912. A fine copy. 125.00 View more info

Captains of the Shoals. English-language Paperback Edition.

By: LANDRY, Frederic. BAKER, Katherine, trans. LAPIERRE, Rejeanne.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Editions La Boussole, Montmagny, QC, 1993, ISBN:2920902040:

Seller ID: 107705


LANDRY, Frédéric. Captains of the Shoals. [Translated by Katherine Baker. Illustration by Réjeanne Lapierre]. (Montmagny, QC: Editions La Boussole, 1993). First Printing. Pp. (8),9-143,(1). Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated lightblue card covers with black lettering to front cover and spine. "'Captains of the Shoals' is, through those who have visited, settled on them and lov ed them, the history of the Iles de la Madeleine, A history of patience, tenacity, work and daily courage. A long history of sea and fog, fishing and shipwrecks. From the Vikings to the present, through Cartier, the Co... View more info

Caribou Disaster and Other Short Stories. pbk.

By: BROWN, Cassie

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Flanker Press, St. John's, 1996, ISBN:0969876734:

Seller ID: 18595


BROWN, Cassie. The Caribou Disaster and Other Short Stories. St. John's : Flanker Press, 1996). Pp [i]-xii,(2),[1]-87,(9). Illustrated. 8vo, blue cardcovers. Tennyson, Cape Bretoniana 1725. Contents : The Caribou Disaster; D eath March: The Story of a Sealing Disaster; Death March: Cecil Mouland's Story; Death March: Wesley Collins' Story; The Florizel Disaster; The Florizel Disaster: Kitty Cantwell's Story; Tragedy at St.Jacques Island; Mutiny on the S.S. Diana; The Leicester: Saved by Newfoundlanders; The Loss of the Hope; The Empress of Scotland; John Cabot Landed at Torbay? Very good. 10.0... View more info

Caribou Disaster and Other Short Stories. Second Printing, Paperback.

By: BROWN, Cassie

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Flanker Press, St. John's, 1996, ISBN:0969876734:

Seller ID: 89407


BROWN, Cassie. The Caribou Disaster And Other Short Stories. St. John's : Flanker Press, (1996). Second Printing. Pp. [i]-xii,(2),[1]-87,(9). Illustrated. 8vo, blue card covers. Tennyson, Cape Bretoniana 1725. Contents : The Caribou Disaster; Death March: The Story of a Sealing Disaster; Death March: Cecil Mouland's Story; Death March: Wesley Collins' Story; The Florizel Disaster; The Florizel Disaster: Kitty Cantwell's Story; Tragedy at St.Jacques Island; Mutiny on the S.S. Diana; The Leicester: Saved by Newfoundlanders; The Loss of the Hope; The Empress of Scotland; John Cabot Landed at Torb... View more info

Carleton Ferry. An article in The Maritime Advocate and Busy East, Vol. 42,No. 7, April 1952

By: COTTERELL, Harry J., Jr. BRUCE, Charles STARR, Herbert F. FOX, Marion Wathen

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Busy East Press, Limited, Sackville, N.B., 1952,:

Seller ID: 87938


COTTERELL, Harry J., Jr. "The Carleton Ferry". An article in The Maritime Advocate and Busy East, Vol. 42, No. 7, April 1952, pp 5-10 (with 5 illustrations). Sackville, N.B.: The Busy East Press, Limited, 1952. Pp [1]-32. Illustrated. Double Column. 4to, white illustrated stapled wrappers. Also, "When S.S. Atlantic Was Lost – A Tragic Story of Long Ago" (by Herbert F. Starr, pp 11, 13-14). “Getting Ahead of the Freight Rates” (by Marion Wathen Fox); “The Mulgrave Road – An Appreciation” (by Elsie Pomeroy on Charles Bruce's 1951 book); “Digest of the Forty-Second A... View more info

Case for Captain Lord : An Echo of the Titanic Disaster

By: Titanic HARRISON, Leslie. LORD, Stanley

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Countryvise Limited, Birkenhead, Wirral, Merseyside , 1997, ISBN:1901231003:

Seller ID: 81521


(Titanic). HARRISON, Leslie. The Case for Captain Lord : An Echo of the Titanic Disaster. (Birkenhead, Wirral, Merseyside : Countryvise Limited, 1997). First Edition. Pp (2),1-18. Illustrated. 8vo, stapled illustrated white card covers. “Since 1958, Leslie Harrison has been engaged in trying to demolish the legend that the late Captain Stanley Lord was responsible for the deaths of the 1,500 people lost in the Titanic disaster of 1912.” - from the back cover. Very good. Limited Edition, signed by Leslie Harrison. 55.00 View more info

Cast Away : Lost and Found in History : Epic true stories of shipwrecks, piracy and mutiny on the high seas.

By: CUMMINS, Joseph

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Pier 9, Millers Point, NSW, 2008, ISBN:9781741961386:

Seller ID: 78519


CUMMINS, Joseph. Cast Away : Lost and Found in History : Epic true stories of shipwrecks, piracy and mutiny on the high seas. (Millers Point, NSW) : Pier 9, (2008). First Edition. Pp [1]-335,(1). Illustrated. Maps. Large 8vo,illustrated card covers, black spine, French flaps. "Cast Away recounts 24 epic tales of the victims of shipwreck, mutiny and marooning, through hist ory and around the globe, focusing on the age of sail and steam. This enthralling book captures some of the most exciting and bizarre stories of the sea, encompassing the predations of pirates; the last-resort horrors of ... View more info

Castaway on Cape Breton : Ensign Prenties's Narrative, 1780. card covers

By: PRENTIES, S.W.) CAMPBELL, G.G. BURROWS, Samuel ROACH, Charles D.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Breton, Wreck Cove, 1991, ISBN:1895415004:

Seller ID: 70998


(PRENTIES, S.W.). Castaway on Cape Breton : Ensign Prenties's Narrative, 1780. Edited with an Historical Setting and Notes by G.G.Campbell. To which is added Samuel Burrows' Narrative of Shipwreck on the Cheticamp Coast, 1823. With Notes on Acadians Who Cared for the Survivors by Charles D. Roach. Wreck Cove : Breton Books, 1991. Pp [i]-xix,(1),1-119,(3). 8vo, green card covers. Walter Prenties was an Ensign of the 84th Regiment of Foot, carryingdispatches from Quebec to New York during the U.S. Revolutionary War when his ship was wrecked on the west coast of Cape Breton island in November of1... View more info

Castaway on Cape Breton. card covers

By: PRENTIES, S.W.) CAMPBELL, G.G. BURROWS, Samuel ROACH, Charles D.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Breton, Wreck Cove, 1991, ISBN:1895415004:

Seller ID: 28685


(PRENTIES, S.W.). Castaway on Cape Breton : Ensign Prenties's Narrative, 1780. Edited with an Historical Setting and Notes by G.G.Campbell. To which is added Samuel Burrows' Narrative of Shipwreck on the Cheticamp Coast, 1823. With Notes on Acadians Who Cared for the Survivors by Charles D. Roach. Wreck Cove : Breton Books, 1991. Pp [i]-xix,(1),1-119,(3). 8vo, green card covers. Walter Prenties was an Ensign of the 84th Regiment of Foot, carryingdispatches from Quebec to New York during the U.S. Revolutionary War when his ship was wrecked on the west coast of Cape Breton island in November of1... View more info

Cherished Past : Newfoundland's Front Row Seat to History. First Edition, Signed

By: THORNE, Robert G.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Thornton Publishing Ltd., St. John's, 2004, ISBN:096958282X:

Seller ID: 116200


THORNE, Robert G. A Cherished Past : Newfoundland's Front Row Seat to History. (St. John's, NL : Thornton Publishing Ltd., November, 2004). First Printing. Pp i-viii,1-151,(1). With 116 b&w photos as well as other illustrations in the text. 8vo (140 x 215 mm), photo-illustrated two-tone blue card covers, with darker blue lettering to spine. Robert 'Bob' G. Thorne (b. March13, 1932, St. John's). Contents : Preface; 1. The Long Journey of the Tita nic's James McGrady. 2. HMS Hood visits Newfoundland. 3. Remembering the SSFlorizel. 4.Surrender of a Grey Wolf – The Story of U-190. 5. The Six New... View more info

China Clippers : [A History of the Celebrated Clipper Ships in the Chinese Opium and Tea Trades] . 1st US in dj.

By: LUBBOCK, Basil

Price: $90.00

Publisher: Charles E. Lauriat Company, Boston, 1914,:

Seller ID: 78452


LUBBOCK, Basil. The China Clippers : [A History of the Celebrated Clipper Ships in the Chinese Opium and Tea Trades] . Boston: Charles E. Lauriat Company, Booksellers, Importers and Publishers, (1914?). First American Printing. Pp. (8),ix-xv,(1),1-388,[i]-xxxvi of appendices, frontis., + 26 leaves of plates and charts. Illustrated. 8vo, ribbed blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine, t.e.g. "Treating of the history of the celebrated clipper shipsin the Chinese opium and tea trades, this book contains interesting accoun ts of the ships given at tifrst hand by their captains and officers, as... View more info

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China Clippers. in dj.

By: LUBBOCK, Basil

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Brown, Son, and Ferguson, Glasgow, 1968,:

Seller ID: 55310


LUBBOCK, Basil. The China Clippers ; with illustrations and plans. Glasgow:Brown, Son & Ferguson, Ltd., Nautical Publishers, (1968). 1st ed 1919 ; 2n d ed 1946 ; repr 1967, 1968. Pp. 295, frontis., + 26 leaves of plates (4 ofwhich are folding). Large 8vo, blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. "T he history of the celebrated clipper ships in the Chinese opium and tea trades. Many of the incidents relating to the great tea races, typhoons, shipwrecks, etc., and the fine performances of seamanship and daring navigation,have been gathered from the men who participated in them. Here is an ac... View more info

China Clippers. 3rd pr of 2nd ed, in dj.

By: LUBBOCK, Basil

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Brown, Son & Ferguson, Glasgow , 1968,:

Seller ID: 83946


LUBBOCK, Basil. The China Clippers. With illustrations and plans. Glasgow :Brown, Son & Ferguson, Ltd., Nautical Publishers, (1968). Third Printing o f Second Edition. Pp [i]-xiii,(3),1-295,(1),frontis, + 26 leaves of plates (4 folding). Large 8vo, blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. "The history of the celebrated clipper ships in the Chinese opium and tea trades. Many of the incidents relating to the great tea races, typhoons, shipwrecks, etc., and the fine performances of seamanship and daring navigation,have been gathered from the men who participated in them. Here is an account of... View more info

Clive's Lost Treasure. in dj.

By: ALLEN, Geoffrey ALLEN, David.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Robin Garton, 1978,:

Seller ID: 28801


ALLEN, Geoffrey and David. Clive's Lost Treasure. L: Robin Garton, 1978. Pp103. Illustrated. Large 8vo, brown cloth. An account of a treasure dive in South African waters, accompanied by Great White sharks. The booty in ques tion was Robert Clive's personal wealth, bound for India but lost along with the lives of over one hundred and fifty soldiers in the waters off Port Elizabeth. Slightly splayed, else vg in rubbed dj. 50.00 View more info