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Tall Ships on the High Seas. in dustjacket.

By: BEKEN of Cowes BEKEN, Kenneth John

Price: $25.00

Publisher: E.P. Dutton, New York, 1985, ISBN:0525243941:

Seller ID: 100513


BEKEN of Cowes. Tall Ships on the High Seas. With a foreword by HRH The Prince of Wales. Text by Kenneth John Beken. With photographs by Frank WilliamBeken, Alfred Keith Beken, [and] Kenneth John Beken. New York: E.P. Dutton , (1985). First Printing. Pp. (8),9-[224]. Illustrated, some of which are in colour. 4to, grey cloth with gilt titles to spine. Includes the followingvessels: America, Amerigo Vespucci, Amphitrite, Aquila Marine, Ariadne, Ar temis, Asgard II, Barba Negra, Bel Espoir II, Belle Blonde, Belle Poule, Bill of Rights, Black Pearl, Bluenose II, Cabby, Captain Scott, Cariad, Charl... View more info

The Archives of New College, Oxford : A Catalogue Compiled by Francis W. Steer.

By: STEER, Francis W.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Phillimore, London, 1974,: 1974

Seller ID: 39720


STEER, Francis W. The Archives of New College, Oxford : A Catalogue Compiled by Francis W. Steer. (London) : "Published for the Warden and Scholars of New College, Oxford, by Phillimore", 1974. Pp (2),i-xxii,1-581,(3) + frontispiece. 8vo, red cloth, gilt letering to spine, gilt device to front board. With ribbon marker. Francis William Steer, OStJ, FSA (b. August 10, 1912, Ashingdon, Essex – d. September 23, 1978, Chichester). Contents : Archives of New College, Oxford : Accounts : General. Accounts : Bursars' and Bailiffs' Rolls. View more info

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The Chartmakers : A History of Nautical Surveying in Canada. First Edition in dustjacket

By: FILLMORE, Stanley and R.W. SANDILANDS SANDILANDS, R.W. FOSTER, Michael, photos

Price: $40.00

Publisher: NC Press, 1983, ISBN:0919601928: 1983

Seller ID: 21273

ISBN: 0919601928


FILLMORE, Stanley and R.W. SANDILANDS. The Chartmakers : A History of Nautical Surveying in Canada. Original Photography by Michael Foster. (Toronto) : "Published by NC Press Limited in association with The Canadian Hydrographic Service, Department of Fisheries and Oceans", (1983). First Edition. Pp (4),[v]-vii,(1),1-255,(1). Illustrated throughout with photos, colour and b&w, &c.. Oblong 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to front & spine. Stanley Fillmore (b. 1925). R.W. (Sandy) Sandilands. "Canada's first chartmakers were the early explorers who sailed ou... View more info

The Defence Research Board and the Defence Scientific Service

By: Canada. Defence Research Board)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Edmont Cloutier, Queen's Printer and Controller of Stationery, Ottawa, 1953,: 1953

Seller ID: 116025


(Canada. Defence Research Board). The Defence Research Board and the Defence Scientific Service. (Ottawa : Edmont Cloutier, Queen's Printer and Controller of Stationery, 1953). Pp [1]-32. Illustrated with 18 b&w photos. Double column. Oblong small 8vo [215 x 140 mm], grey stapled card covers, lettered in white. Contents : Foreword. Historical Background. The Organization for Defence Research in Canada. How the Work is Done. Establishments of the Defence Scientific Service. Relations with Defence Research Agencies in the United Kingdom and t... View more info

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The Protestant Dissenting Deputies. First Edition in dustjacket

By: Calgary - Tourism

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Cambridge University Press: 1952

Seller ID: 116519


MANNING, Bernard Lord. The Protestant Dissenting Deputies. Edited by Ormerod Greenwood. Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 1952. First Edition. Pp (4),v-ix,(6),1-498,(2) + frontispiece. 8vo (147 x 230 mm), wine cloth, with gilt lettering to spine. Bernard Lord Manning (b. 1892, Caistor, Lincolnshire - d. December 8, 1941). John Ormerod Greenwood (b. July 26, 1907, Fulham, London - d. 1989, London). "Ever since 1732 twenty-one elected laymen of the London congregations of three dissenting bodies ( Presbyterians, Congregationalists, Baptists )... View more info

The Thornton Manuscript, Lincoln Cathedral MS. 91.

By: THORNTON, Robert

Price: $400.00

Publisher: London, England, The Scolar Press: 1975

Seller ID: 116591

ISBN: 082773431X


THORNTON, Robert. Thornton Manuscript, Lincoln Cathedral MS. 91. London, England : The Scolar Press, 1975. Introduction by Derek Stanley Brewer; Collation and Handwriting by Arthur Ernest Bion Owen. Pp. (6),vii-xxii,(2),1-321 double-sided reproductions,(1). Folio, (254 x 358 mm), grey cloth with gilt lettering in black title block to spine, top edges dyed grey. Robert Thornton (b. cica. 1418 – d. circa 1456) was a Yorkshire landowner. His efforts as an amateur scribe and manuscript compiler resulted in the preservation of many valuable works of Middle English literature. ... View more info

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The Tour of H.R.H. The Prince of Wales Through British America and the United States

By: MORGAN, Henry J.) British Canadian, A

Price: $95.00

Publisher: 1860,:

Seller ID: 23499


(MORGAN, Henry J.). The Tour of H.R.H. The Prince of Wales Through British America and the United States. By A British Canadian. Montreal : "Printed for the Compiler by John Lovell", 1860. First Edition, Pp (6),[i]-ix,(1),[11]-271,(3) + portrait frontispiece. 8vo, brown pressed cloth, gilt lettering to spine, gilt decoration to front board. Henry James Morgan (b. November 14, 1842, Quebec City,– d. December 27, 1913, Brockville, Ontario). O'Dea 647, Watters p.975. See "Reception at Newfoundland" (pp.20-24). "During the day, a magnificent Newfou... View more info

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Their Good Names : Twelve Cases of Libel and Slander with Some IntroductoryReflections on the Law. First Edition in dustjacket

By: HYDE, H. Montgomery

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Hamish Hamilton, London, 1970,: 1970

Seller ID: 103098


HYDE, H. Montgomery. Their Good Names : Twelve Cases of Libel and Slander with Some Introductory Reflections on the Law . London : Hamish Hamilton, (1970). First Edition. Pp (10),1-406, frontispiece + 16 pp plates. Index. 8vo, violet cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Harford Montgomery Hyde (b. August 14, 1907, Belfast – d. August 10, 1989, Kent, England). "The parties in the cases described range from Oscar Wilde's mother Lady Wilde in the eighteen-sixties to the popular entertainer Liberace in the nineteen-fifties; and the damages awarded by the juries vary fro... View more info

Third International Conference on Minority Languages : Celtic papers. Multilingual Matters 32.

By: MAC EOIN, Gearoid, Anders AHLQVIST, and Donncha O hAODHA (eds.). AWBERY, G.M. MAGUIRE, Gabrielle GILLIES, William

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Multilingual Matters Ltd,, Clevedon (UK) / Philadelphia, 1986, ISBN:0905028643:

Seller ID: 99392


MAC EOIN, Gearoid, Anders AHLQVIST, and Donncha O hAODHA (eds.). Third International Conference on Minority Languages : Celtic papers. Clevedon (UK) /Philadelphia : Multilingual Matters Ltd, (1986). Pp (4),1-146,(2). Map. Ta bles. Figures. Index. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Multilingual Matters 32. Contents : The Position of the Welsh Language in Wales (by G.M. Awbery); Accounting for Language Maintenance and Shift: Socio-historicalEvidence from a Mining Community in Wales (by Beth Thomas); Scottish Gaeli c — The Present Situation (by William Gillies); Gender, Occupational and ... View more info

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Thomas Dunckerley. First Edition

By: DUNCKERLEY, Thomas). SADLER, Henry SADLER, Henry

Price: $225.00

Publisher: Diprose & Bateman, 1891,: 1891

Seller ID: 36855


(DUNCKERLEY, Thomas). SADLER, Henry. Thomas Dunckerley , His Life, Labours, and Letters, Including some Masonic and Naval Memorials of the 18th Century. London : Diprose & Bateman, 1891. First Edition. Pp (4),[v]-xxiv,[1]-316,(2, publisher's ads) + portrait frontispiece + 3 leaves plates. 8vo (152 x 221 mm), blue pressed cloth, beveled boards, gilt to front & spine, t.e.g. Thomas Dunckerley (b. October 23, 1724, London – d. November 19, 1795, Portsmouth). Henry Sadler (b. October 19, 1840, Shalford, Essex - d. October 15, 1911, London), noted masonic historian.... View more info

Thomas Telford's Aqueducts on the Shropshire Union Canal. First Edition, signed

By: QUENBY, Ron. TELFORD, Thomas).

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Swan Hill Press, Shrewsbury, 1992, ISBN:1853102466:

Seller ID: 108163


(TELFORD, Thomas). QUENBY, Ron. Thomas Telford's Aqueducts on the Shropshire Union Canal. (Shrewsbury) : Swan Hill Press, (1992). First Edition. Pp (10),1-26. Illustrated. Map. Index. 8vo, illustrated blue card covers, letered in black and white. "Thomas Telford's five great aqueducts on the Shropshire Union Canal justify his reputation as one of the finest civil engineers. Built 200 years ago during the canal boom, the aqueducts show the Scotsman's mastery of the revolutionary new material of cast-iron. At Pontcysylltein North Wales he built the highest iron-trough aqueduct in the world, ... View more info

Through Mighty Seas. UK no dj

By: HUGHES, Henry

Price: $30.00

Publisher: John Gifford, London, 1934,:

Seller ID: 84277


HUGHES, Lt.Colonel Henry. Through Mighty Seas, or The Romance of a Little Wind-Jammer. [Foreword by Vice-Admiral J.A. Edgell]. London: John Gifford Limited, n.d. [1934?]. Pp. (4),v-xiii,14-288, frontis., + 12 leaves of plates. Illustrated. 8vo, grey cloth with navy blue lettering to spine, top edge dyed navy blue. "This tale of the sea is culled from the diaries of a boy who, in the early 'nineties, for reasons of health, was sent to sea in a wind-jammer and did three voyages in the barque Pride of Wales, sailing out ofPortmadoc to the South Americas and the West Indies." - from Edgell... View more info

Through the Turf Smoke : The Love, Lore, and Laughter of Old Ireland. FirstCanadian Edition. Morang's Florin Series, Published Monthly, No. 10.

By: MacMANUS, Seamus.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: George N. Morang & Company, Toronto, 1899,:

Seller ID: 97495


MacMANUS, Seamus. Through the Turf Smoke : The Love, Lore, and Laughter of Old Ireland. Toronto : George N. Morang & Company, Limited, 1899. First Canadian Edition. Pp (2),[i]-x,[1]-294,(2),(16,ads). 8vo, green printed card covers. Morang's Florin Series, Published Monthly, No. 10. Contents : The Leadin' Road to Donegal; The Boyne Water; The Quad-dhroop-eds; The Prince of Wales' Own Donegal Militia; Barney Roddy's Penance; Dinny Monaghan's Last Keg; Billy Baxter; The Counsellor; The Masther and the Bocca Fadh; Father Dan and Fiddlers Four; Jack Who was the Ashypet; Jack and the Lord High Mayor... View more info

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Topography of Ireland. in dj.

By: CAMBRENSIS, Giraldus GERALD of Wales O'MEARA, John J. (trans.)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Dundalgan Press (W. Tempest) Ltd., Dundalk, 1951,:

Seller ID: 66717


CAMBRENSIS, Giraldus. Topography of Ireland . The First Version, [newly translated from the earliest manuscript by John J. O'Meara]. Dundalk: Dundalgan Press (W. Tempest) Ltd., 1951. Pp. (6),[1]-121,(1), frontis., + 4 p. of black and white plates. Illustrated. Small 8vo, illustrated yellow paper covered boards in like jacket. Gerald of Wales's account of his travels to Ireland in the latter part of the twelfth century, with special emphasis paid to Ireland's natural history, its wonders, and its inhabitants. Vg in nicked dj. 50.00 View more info

Toronto Maple Leafs : World Champions, Prince of Wales and Stanley Cup Winners 1962-63.

By: Toronto Maple Leafs

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Publicity Department of Maple Leaf Gardens, Toronto, 1963,:

Seller ID: 84708


(Toronto Maple Leafs). The Toronto Maple Leafs : World Champions, Prince ofWales and Stanley Cup Winners 1962-63. (Toronto) : Publicity Department of Maple Leaf Gardens, (1963). Pp 1-60. Illustrated. Small 8vo, illustrated s tapled wrappers. Cover title : Toronto Maple Leafs 1963-64 Information Book. Also Stanley Cup Records. Very good to fine. 35.00 View more info

Tour of Their Royal Highness The Duke and Duchess of Cornwall and York through the Dominion of Canada in the year 1901

By: POPE, Joseph

Price: $50.00

Publisher: 1903,:

Seller ID: 55186


POPE, Joseph. The Tour of Their Royal Highness The Duke and Duchess of Cornwall and York through the Dominion of Canada in the year 1901. Ottawa: printed by S. E. Dawson, printer to the King's Most Excellent Majesty, 1903. Pp. 372. With 37 illustrations, including frontis. 8vo, very dark green cloth, crest of the Prince of Wales to the front, white titles to front, gilt titles to spine. Front hinge cracked, foxing to rear endpapers. light wear to spine ends and corners, some soiling to the rear board, crest rubbed, slight speckling to the front, else vg. 50.00 View more info

Travels in the Celtic World. First Edition in dustjacket

By: GILLIS, Rannie MacMASTER, Natalie, preface

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Nimbus Publishing, 1994, ISBN:1551090929:

Seller ID: 50204


GILLIS, Rannie. Travels in the Celtic World. (Halifax, Nova Scotia) : Nimbus Publishing, (1994). First Edition. Pp.(3),iv-xii,[1]- 115,(1). Illustrated. Double column. 4to, black cloth, gilt lettering to spine. A pictorial account of the author's travels through the lands of his Celtic ancestors, Scotland, Ireland and Cape Breton. "Travels in the Celtic World is one man's journey back to the lands of his ancestors: the Hebrides, the Scottish Highlands, Ireland, Wales, Brittany in France. Each place wonderous and each inits own special way unique. Over a period of fourteen years, Rannie Gil... View more info

Travels in the Celtic World. First Edition, paperback

By: GILLIS, Rannie MacMASTER, Natalie, preface

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Nimbus Publishing, 1994,:

Seller ID: 70811


GILLIS, Rannie. Travels in the Celtic World. (Halifax, Nova Scotia ) : Nimbus Publishing, (1994). First Edition. Pp.(3),iv-xii,[1]- 115,(1). Illustrated throughout. Double column. Large 8vo (215 x 26+2 mm), photo-illustrated cardcovers, with pink & light blue lettering to black spine. Rannie Gillis (b. North Sydney, Cape Breton) was teaching in Sydney Mines at the time of publication. A pictorial account of the author's travels through the lands of his Celtic ancestors, Scotland, Ireland and Cape Breton. "Travels in theCeltic World is one man's journey back to the lands of his ancestors: t... View more info

Travels of the Tramps : Twenty Tramp Fleets. Second Edition in dustjacket.

By: MIDDLEMISS, Norman L.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Shield Publications, Newcastle upon Tyne, 1991, ISBN:1871128021:

Seller ID: 82801


MIDDLEMISS, Norman L. 'Travels of the Tramps' : Twenty Tramp Fleets. Newcastle upon Tyne : Shield Publications Ltd, (1991). Second Edition. Pp [1]-157,(3), + 97 plates. 8vo, black cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Contents : 1.Moor Line Ltd. (Walter Runciman & Co. Ltd.). 2. Sheaf Steamship Co. Ltd. ( W.A. Souter & Co. Ltd.). 3. Watergate Steamship Co. Ltd. (R.S. Dalgleish Ltd.). 4. Sutherland Steamship Co. Ltd. (B.J. Sutherland). 5. Hall Brothers Steamship Co. Ltd. 6. Denholm Line Steamers Ltd. (J. & J. Denholm Ltd.). 7. Lyle Shipping Co. Ltd. 8. Vale Steamship Co. Ltd. (A. Crawford, Barr & Co. ... View more info

Treasury of Welsh Songs.

By: EVANS, D. Emlyn (ed.).

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Hughes and Son, Wrexham, 1932,:

Seller ID: 79955


EVANS, D. Emlyn (ed.). Treasury of Welsh Songs. Edited by D. Emlyn Evans. Second Part. [Wrexham] : Hughes and Son, 1932. Pp (3),42-69,(1). 8vo, stapled green wrappers. A collection of 13 Welsh songs. Bilingual lyrics (Welsh and English). Contents : 15. Y Gadlys (The War-Camp). 16. Y Fwyalchenb (The Blackbird). 17. Ymdaith y Mwnc (The Monk's March). 18. Dewch i'r Frwydr (Come to Battle). 19. Hela'r Sgyfarnog (Hunting the Hare). 20. Ymdaith Gwyr Harlech (March of the Men of Harlech). 21. Ymadawad y Brenin ( Departure ofthe King). 22. Y Bardd yn ei Awen (The Inspired Bard). 23. Alawon fy Ngwla ... View more info