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Royal Sailors. First Edition in dustjacket

By: HAMPSHIRE, A. Cecil

Price: $30.00

Publisher: William Kimber, London , 1971, ISBN:0718302125:

Seller ID: 23292


HAMPSHIRE, A. Cecil. Royal Sailors. London : William Kimber, (1971). First Printing. Pp (12),13-224 + 16 pages of illustrations. 8vo, blue cloth, giltlettering to spine. "By proud tradition members of Britain's royal family serve for a period in the Royal Navy; by his entry into Dartmouth the Prince of Wales follows in the steps of royal sailors over the centuries who have made their mark in the senior service not "because of their royal status but in spite of it. j. No less than three of the sons of the 'sailor king',King George V, trained to become naval ornceis, a tradition carried ... View more info

Royal Welsh Male Choir

By: Royal Welsh Male Choir

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Dunetz and Lovett, New York, 1965,:

Seller ID: 77215


Royal Welsh Male Choir. Royal Welsh Male Choir. (New York: Dunetz and Lovett, 1965). Pp. [1-16]. Illustrated. 4to, illustrated stapled card covers. Program for the 1964-5 tour of the US and Canada by the Royal Welsh Male Choir. Program features brief biographical sketches of the conductor, soloists and narrator, song lyrics in both English and Welsh, a brief history of bards and songs of Wales, and a description of the National Eisteddford. Includes tucked-in program pamphlet. Light soiling to front cover, light wear toedges, else vg. 20.00 View more info

Royal Yacht Squadron 1815-1985. F irst Edition in dustjacket

By: DEAR, Ian

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Stanley Paul, London, 1985, ISBN:0091625904:

Seller ID: 20090


DEAR, Ian. The Royal Yacht Squadron 1815-1985. Foreword by H.R.H. The Duke of Edinburgh. London : Stanley Paul, (1985). First Printing. Pp 208,+ 16 ppcolour plates + 56 pp black-and-white plates. Endpaper maps. Index. Large 8vo, blue cloth, silver lettering to spine. Toy 60 : "A skillfully-written history". Contents : Foreword by H.R.H. The Duke of Edinburgh. I. 1815-25: The formation of the Club and the early years of yachting at Cowes. The first rallies, regattas, matches and overseas cruises. Crew discipline. Royal patronage. II. 1825-48: Yacht racing gets under way with all the pro... View more info

Royalist War Effort, 1642-1646. First Edition in dustjacket.

By: HUTTON, Ronald

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Longman, London and New York, 1982, ISBN:0582503019:

Seller ID: 100409


HUTTON, Ronald. The Royalist War Effort, 1642-1646. London and New York: Longman, (1982). First Printing. Pp. (10),[xi]-xvi,1-271,(1). 8vo, olive green cloth with gilt lettering to spine. "The Royalist party in the Civil War has traditionally aroused romantic interest and enthusiasm among the general public. Serious historiucal research, however, has concentrated almost wholly on the Parliamentarians. We know astonishingly little about the identity, motivation and actions of the men who hazarded their lives and fortunesfor Charles I. [...] Ronald Hutton's major study now redresses the bala... View more info

Ruan. First American Edition in dustjacket.

By: BRYHER ELLERMAN, Winifred [pseud]

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Pantheon, New York, 1960,:

Seller ID: 15131


BRYHER. Ruan. (New York) : Pantheon Books, (1960). First Edition. Pp (6),7-[191](1) including map frontispiece. 8vo, navy cloth spine, blue marbled paper-covered boards, blue and gilt lettering to spine. ""Bryher's historicalnovels have been acclaimed by the foremost critics. In this her latest mag ical evocation of the past, she takes the reader into sixth-century Britain, to Cornwall, the Scillys, Ireland, and Wales. Young Ruan, nephew of the Druid high priest, is destined and prepared for the priesthood. Turbulent, avid for adventure, and restless for fulfillment, he feels caged in ... View more info

Saga of the Rugged Islands. First Edition

By: BEBB, James T

Price: $35.00

Publisher: 1993,: 1993

Seller ID: 27804


BEBB, James T. Saga of the Rugged Islands. [Lockeport, Nova Scotia] : The author, 1993. First Edition. Pp. (6),1-256,(2). With 10 b&w photos as well as maps and other illustrations in the text. 8vo, printed white card covers iwth blue lettering to front, blank spine. James Trevor Bebb (b.1926 Berlew, Wales - d. 2006). The author, once the owner of what surely was the only Cape Island lobster boat in all of Wales, here continues the maritime history of Lockeport, Nova Scotia begun in Quest for the Phantom Fleet. While the book suffers somewhat from the diffuseness c... View more info

Sailing with Esau. in dj

By: HINTON, Norman

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Blackwood, 1969,:

Seller ID: 16919


HINTON, Norman. Sailing with Esau. Illustrated by Jim Proudfoot. Edinburgh/L.: William Blackwood, 1969. Pp 208. 8vo, blue cloth. Toy 0840. "In this book, "Hinton", the author and imperturbable skipper, describes in a manner always amusing and frequently hilarious, their two-men-in-a-boat cruise in the 10-ton yawl-rigged yacht Circe." - from the dj. Includes cruises in Wales and Ireland. Vg in dj. 25.00 View more info

Saint John : The Door to Canada

By: Saint John]

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Saint John Globe, Saint John, NB, 1921,:

Seller ID: 78391


[Saint John]. Saint John : The Door to Canada . (Saint John, NB: The Saint John Globe, 1921). Pp. (4). Unpaginated. Illustrated. Large 8vo, illustrated stapled grey and white card covers. Includes an excerpt of a speech from December 1920 by H.R.H. The Prince of Wales, promoting emigration to the Dominions. Minor cover creasing, covers lightly rubbed, else vg. 35.00 View more info

Salmon Rivers of England & Wales. Second Edition (in one volume)

By: GRIMBLE, Augustus

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner, & Co. Ltd., London, 1913,:

Seller ID: 101852


GRIMBLE, Augustus. The Salmon Rivers of England & Wales. With eighty-nine illustrations and map. London : Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner, & Co. Ltd., 1913. Second Edition (Revised and Reset, in One Volume). Pp (6),vii-xvi,[1]-319,(2), folding frontispiece map + plates. 8vo, green cloth, gilt illustration to front board, gilt lettering to spine. Contents : 1. The Test and Beaulieu. 2. The Avon and the Stour (Hampshire). 3. The Frome. 4. The Axe and Otter. 5. The Exe. 6. The Teign. 7. The Dart. 8. The Avon and Erme. 9. The Plym, Tavy, Tamar, Walkham. Yealm, and Lynher. 10. The Fowey. 11. The Camel.... View more info

Salty Dips. Vol.1 : When We were Young and in Our Prime... 2nd printing, signed

By: LYNCH, Mack (ed.)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Naval Officers' Associations of Canada, 1985,:

Seller ID: 12857


(LYNCH, Mack, ed.). Salty Dips. Vol.1 : "When We were Young and in Our Prime...". Ottawa : Naval Officers' Associations of Canada, Ottawa Branch, 1985. Second Printing. Pp (2),iii-vi,1-208,(2). 8vo, card covers. Law 1509. RCM75th Anniversary Edition. Contents : 1. R.J. Pickford's "Sublieutenant 'Co mmando' and Young Corvette Skipper"; 2. J.R. Anderson's "An RCNVR Division Mobilizes - August to October 1939"; 3. F.H. Sherwood's "RCNVR Submarine Commander"; 4. G.M. Fyffe's "DEMS"; 5. A.R. Hewitt and W.M. Manfield's "The Good (?) Old Days"; 5. S.E. ... View more info

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Samuel Johnson and the Age of Travel. First Edition in dustjacket.

By: CURLEY, Thomas M. JOHNSON, Samuel)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: University of Georgia, 1976,: 1976

Seller ID: 50192

ISBN: 0820303801


CURLEY, Thomas M. Samuel Johnson and the Age of Travel. Athens : The University of Georgia Press, (1976). First Edition. Pp.(14).[1]-285,(5) including a portrait frontispiece. 8vo, green cloth, gilt silhouette to front, gilt lettering to spine. Thomas 'Tom' M. Curley. "Although Samuel Johnson's famed ramblings never took him more than five hundred miles from his London home, he was an indefatigable planner of distant voyages. Sharing with his fellow Englishmen that passion for investigating the unknown which had ushered in a momentous geographical revolution,... View more info

Scars. 1st UK in dj

By: GRIFFITHS, Bryn

Price: $27.00

Publisher: J. M. Dent & Sons, Ltd., 1969,:

Seller ID: 4449


GRIFFITHS, Bryn. Scars. L: J. M. Dent & Sons, Ltd. (1969). First UK Edition. Pp. 37. 8vo, red cloth. Review slip laid in. A book of poetry. A slight swelling to upper spine, else vg in nicked, spine-sunned dj. 27.00 View more info

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Sea-Fishing Industry of England and Wales : A Popular Account of the Sea Fisheries and Fishing Boats of those Countries. ex-lib.

By: AFLALO, F.G

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Edward Stanford, London, 1904,:

Seller ID: 43260


AFLALO, F.G. The Sea-Fishing Industry of England and Wales : A Popular Account of the Sea Fisheries and Fishing Boats of those Countries. London : Edward Stanford, 1904. Pp 386, 1 folding map. 8vo, green cloth, gilt to front and spine. The first comprehensive popular study of the subject of the steam trawler era. "It attempts no more than to set before the people of England and Wales something of the historical development and present grandeur ofthe fishing industry." -from the Preface. Chapter headings include: "Life in the Sea"; "Production"; "Distribution"; &... View more info

Selected Journals of L.M. Montgomery. FIVE VOLUMES in dustjacket.

By: MONTGOMERY, L.M.). RUBIO, Mary, (ed.) WATERSTON, Elizabeth, (ed.)

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press, Toronto, 2004, ISBN:019540503x:

Seller ID: 114653


(MONTGOMERY, L.M.). RUBIO, Mary and Elizabeth WATERSTON, (eds.). The Selected Journals of L.M. Montgomery. IN FIVE VOLUMES. Volume I: 1889-1910; Volume II: 1910-1921; Volume III: 1921-1929; Volume IV: 1929-1935; Volume V: 1935-1942. Toronto : Oxford University Press, (1985-2004). I. Pp. (10),xi-xxiv,1-424; II. Pp. (4),[v]-xx,[1]-443,(1); III. Pp. (4),[v]-xxv,(1),1-443,(3);IV. Pp. (4),[v]-xxxi,(1),1-439,(1); V. Pp. (2),[iii]-xxix,(1),[1]-410. Ill ustrated. 8vo, wine cloth with gilt lettering to spines. "The first volume takes her to 1910, the year before her marriage, when she left Prince E... View more info

Selected Journals of L.M. Montgomery. Volume I: 1889-1910. in dustjacket.

By: MONTGOMERY, L.M.). RUBIO, Mary, (ed.) WATERSTON, Elizabeth, (ed.)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press, 1985, ISBN:019540503x:

Seller ID: 25535


(MONTGOMERY, L.M.). RUBIO, Mary and Elizabeth WATERSTON, (eds.). The Selected Journals of L.M. Montgomery. Volume I: 1889-1910. Toronto : Oxford University Press, (1985). First Printing. Pp (6),[vii]-424424. Illustrated. 8vo,wine cloth with gilt lettering to spine. "The first volume takes her to 19 10, the year before her marriage, when she left Prince Edward Island. It recounts her schooldays in Cavendish, redolent with incidents, impressions, and romantic 'crushes' that found their way into her fiction; a year spent in Prince Albert, Saskatchewan, with her father and stepmother; a year o... View more info

Selected Letters of Dylan Thomas. 1st UK in dj

By: THOMAS, Dylan FITZGIBBON, Constantine, (ed.)

Price: $45.00

Publisher: J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd, 1966,:

Seller ID: 6624


THOMAS, Dylan. Selected Letters of Dylan Thomas. Edited by Constantine Fitzgibbon. L: J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd., (1966). First UK Edition. Pp. 420. 8vo, black cloth, gilt titles to spine, top edge purple. Light rubbing, else vg in price-clipped dj (two small closed tears to top edge). 45.00 View more info

Selected Poems of Elizabeth Brewster 1944-1977. First Edition, paperback.

By: BREWSTER, Elizabeth. MARSHALL, Tom, intro.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Oberon, 1985, ISBN:0887505961:

Seller ID: 108435


BREWSTER, Elizabeth. Selected Poems of Elizabeth Brewster 1944-1977. Introduction by Tom Marshall. [Ottawa]: (Oberon, 1985). First Paperback Printing.Pp. (4),5-158,(2). 8vo, illustrated blue-grey card covers with black lette ring to front cover and spine. Cover art by Brian Jones. Includes: 40s: "Only the Subtle Things", "The Loneliness That Wrapped Her Round", "Jamie", "Coach Class", "River Song". 50s: "London Fog", "Block of Silence", "Granite's not Firm Enough", "Peace", "Roads", "To Homai", "If I Co... View more info

Selected Speeches 1948 - 1955. First Edition in dustjacket

By: PRINCE PHILLIP, H.R.H., The Duke of Edinburgh. KARSH

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press, London / New York / Toronto, 1957,:

Seller ID: 115658


PRINCE PHILLIP, H.R.H., The Duke of Edinburgh. Selected Speeches 1948 - 1955. London / New York / Toronto : London / New York / Toronto, 1957. First Edition. Pp (8),vii-x,1-156, frontispiece. 8vo, dark blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Jacket photograph by Karsh of Ottawa. "The titty speeches in this volume reflect both the diversity of Prince Philip's interests and sympathies, and his especial entusiasm for scientific and technological research and education. The occasions vary from an Alamein Reunion to the BritishCommonwealth arid Empire Lecture to the Royal Aeronautical Society, fro... View more info

Shanties and Sailors' Songs. Second American Printing

By: HUGILL, Stan

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Praeger, New York, 1969,:

Seller ID: 114133


HUGILL, Stan. Shanties and Sailors' Songs. With drawings by the author. NewYork and Washington : Praeger Publishers, (1969). Second Printing. "Printe d in Great Britain". Pp (4),v-x,1-243,(1). 8vo, dark blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Stanley James Hugill (b. November 19, 1906, Hoylake, Cheshire – d. May 13, 1992, Aberystwyth, Wales) was a British folk music performer, artist and sea music historian, known as the "Last Working Shantyman" anddescribed as the "20th century guardian of the tradition". Preface; The Hi storical Background of the Sea-Song and Shanty Ho... View more info

Shanties from the Seven Seas : Shipboard Work-Songs and Songs Used as Work-Songs from the Great Days of Sail. Third Impression in dustjacket.

By: HUGILL, Stan VILLIERS, Alan, foreword]

Price: $120.00

Publisher: Routledge and Kegan Paul, London, 1979, ISBN:0710015739:

Seller ID: 110533


HUGILL, Stan. Shanties from the Seven Seas : Shipboard Work-Songs and SongsUsed as Work-Songs from the Great Days of Sail. Collected by Stan Hugill. [Foreword by Alan Villiers]. London and Henley : Routledge and Kegan Paul, (1979). Third Impression. Pp. (6),vii-xviii,(2),1-609,(3). 8vo, blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Stanley James Hugill (b. November 19, 1906, Hoylake, Cheshire – d. May 13, 1992, Aberystwyth, Wales) was a British folk music performer, artist and sea music historian, known as the "Last WorkingShantyman" and described as the "20th century guardian of the ... View more info