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Ballad of the Albion. A document (poem) about the brig Albion from Wales bringing emigrants to New Brunswick in Acadiensis : Journal of the History ofthe Atlantic Region, Vol. 11, No.1, Autumn / Automne 1981

By: THOMAS, Peter Acadiensis : Journal of the History of the Atlantic Region, Vol. 10, No.2. HOWELL, Colin D. KERNAGHAN, Lois D.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: 1981,:

Seller ID: 89589


THOMAS, Peter (intro.). “The Ballad of the Albion.” A document (poem) aboutthe brig Albion from Wales bringing emigrants to New Brunswick in Acadiens is : Journal of the History of the Atlantic Region, Vol. XI, No.1, Autumn/Automne 1981, pp 83-103. Also : Articles : "Reform and the Monopolistic Impulse: The Professionalization of Medicine in the Maritimes" by Colin D. Howell (pp 3-22); "A Man and his Mistress: J.F.W. DesBarres and Mary Cannon" byLois D. Kernaghan (pp 23-42); “The Origins of the Land Question on Prince Edward Island, 176701805” by J.M. Bumsted (pp 43-56)... View more info

Ballad of the Albion. A document (poem) about the brig Albion from Wales bringing emigrants to New Brunswick in Acadiensis : Journal of the History ofthe Atlantic Region, Vol. 11, No.1, Autumn/Automne 1981

By: THOMAS, Peter (intro.) KERNAGHAN, Lois D. HOWELL, Colin D. BUMSTEAD, J.M.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Department of History, University of New Brunswick, Fredericton, N.B., 1981,:

Seller ID: 91631


THOMAS, Peter (intro.). “The Ballad of the Albion.” A document (poem) aboutthe brig Albion from Wales bringing emigrants to New Brunswick in Acadiens is : Journal of the History of the Atlantic Region, Vol. XI, No.1, Autumn/Automne 1981, pp 83-103. (Fredericton, N.B.: Department of History, University of New Brunswick, 1981). Pp [1]-192. Maps. 8vo, blue and white card covers. Also : Articles : "Reform and the Monopolistic Impulse: The Professionalization of Medicine in the Maritimes" by Colin D. Howell (pp 3-22, Roland,Secondary Sources in the History of Canadian Medicine: A Biblio... View more info

Battleships : Allied Battleships in World War II. First Edition in dustjacket

By: GARZKE, William H., Jr. DULIN, Robert O., Jr.

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Naval Institute Press, Annapolis, MD, 1980, ISBN:0870211005: 1980

Seller ID: 89081

ISBN: 0870211005


GARZKE, William H., Jr., and Robert O. DULIN, Jr. Battleships : Allied Battleships in World War II. Line Drawings by Thomas G. Webb. Annapolis, Maryland : Naval Institute Press, (1980). First Edition. Pp [i]-xi,(1),[1]-391,(5),+ 7 folding plans. Illustrated. Index. Large 8vo (240 x 285 mm), blue cloth, silver lettering to spine. 1. Introduction. 2. The Dunkerque Class. 3. The Richelieu Class. 4. The Netherlands – Design 1047. 5. The King George V Class. 6. The Lion Class. 7. Vanguard. 8. The Sovietskii Soyuz Class. 9. Soviet Battlecruisers. View more info

Beaver : Exploring Canada's History, April / May 1990 Vol. 70:2

By: Beaver Magazine MALCOMSON, Bob LOUDON, Pete RAY, Arthur

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Hudson's Bay Company, Winnipeg, 1990,:

Seller ID: 102622


(Beaver Magazine). The Beaver : Exploring Canada's History, April / May 1990 Vol. 70:2. Winnipeg : Hudson's Bay Company, 1990. Pp [1]-63,(1) includingcovers. Illustrated. Maps. Double Column. 4to, illustrated card covers. C ontents : Roughing It In The Colonies [Englishmen face the "wilderness" on Vancouver Island] (by Richard and Alexander Mackie); A Girlhood In Government House [that far-off time when the Prince of Wales came to dance] (by Elizabeth Aikins Ney as told to Adele Rose Wickett); Pride Of The West [a Canadian family in the grip of the Great Depression] (by Pete Loudon); ... View more info

Biography of Sir Charles Tupper, Minister of Railway, K.C.M.G., C.B., M.P.,High Commissioner of Canada to England

By: TUPPER, Charles THIBAULT, Charles

Price: $150.00

Publisher: L'Entendard Print, Montreal, 1883,:

Seller ID: 86607


(TUPPER, Charles). THIBAULT, Charles. Biography of Sir Charles Tupper, Minister of Railway, K.C.M.G., C.B., M.P., High Commissioner of Canada to England. Montreal : L'Entendard Print, 1883. Pp [1]-148],[i]-ii,(2). Small 8vo, printed orange wrappers. Contents : 1. Origin of the Tupper Family. 2. NovaScotia. 3. Birth of Dr Tupper – His Love of Work – He Studies Medicine – R eflections upon that Study. 4. The Hon. Joseph Howe and the Reformers. 5. Dr Tupper in the Legislative Assembly. 6. Bishop Connolly and Dr Tupper. 7. Fall of the Young Ministry. 8. The Johnston Ministry – The Hon. Cha... View more info

Bird Life in the Royal Parks 1959-1960

By: Committee on Bird Sanctuaries in the Royal Parks, England and Wales

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Ministry of Works / Her Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1962,:

Seller ID: 99937


Committee on Bird Sanctuaries in the Royal Parks, England and Wales). Bird Life in the Royal Parks 1959-1960. Report by the Committee on Bird Sanctuaries in the Royal Parks, England and Wales, 1962. Pp (1),ii-iv,1-27,(1),+ 4 pp plates. 8vo, illustrated brown stapled card covers. Contents : I. Reportof the Committee for 1050-60. II. Selected Observations, 1959-60 (Hyde Par k and Kensington Gardens; St. Jame's Park and the Green Park; Regent's Parkand Primrose Hill; Greenwich Park; Hampton Court and Bushy Park; Richmond Park; Ham House; Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew; Osterley Park; Osborne house, I... View more info

Birth, Poverty and Wealth : A Study of Infant Mortality. 2nd pr in dj.

By: TITMUSS, Richard M.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Hamish Hamilton Medical Books, London, 1943,:

Seller ID: 73625


TITMUSS, Richard M. Birth, Poverty and Wealth : A Study of Infant Mortality. London: Hamish Hamilton Medical Books, 1943. Second Printing. Pp. (2),[1 ]-118. 8vo, grey cloth with red lettering to spine. "This is a stud - sociological, medical and statistical - of inequalities between the economic classes of England and Wales. It deals in particular with the widespread belief that the great decline in the total infantile death-rate during the between-wars period has been accompanied - thanks to our extensive and advancingsocial services - by a flattening of the gradient of inequality between... View more info

Bismarck Chase : New Light on a Famous Engagement.

By: WINKLARETH, Robert J.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Naval Institute Press, Annapolis, MD, 1998, ISBN:1557501831:

Seller ID: 94110


WINKLARETH, Robert J. The Bismarck Chase : New Light on a Famous Engagement. Annapolis, MD : Naval Institute Press, (1998). First American Edition. Pp[1]-188. Illustrated. Maps. Index. 8vo, green cloth, gilt lettering to spi ne. Contents : 1. The Dreadnought Era - The Genesis of HMS Hood. 2. The NewGeneration - King George V and Prince of Wales. 3. The Rebirth of German S eapower – Bismarck. 4. Bismarck Becomes Operational. 5. The British Response. 6. Initial Contact. 7. Enemy in Sight. 8. Open Fire. 9. The Loss of HMS Hood. 10. HMS Prince of Wales Fights Alone. 11. Bismarck Escapes. 12. Bis... View more info

Black Watch and the King's Enemies.

By: FERGUSSON, Bernard. WAVELL, Earl

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Collins, London , 1950,:

Seller ID: 88477


FERGUSSON, Bernard. The Black Watch and the King's Enemies. With a Forewordby Field-Marshall Earl Wavell. London : Collins, (November 1950). Third Im pression. Pp [1]-384. Maps. Index. 8vo, green cloth, gilt lettering to spine. A regimental history of the Black Watch, “our most famous regiment in the late war [...] from the disaster of St. Valéry and the desperate fightingof the early days in the Middle East, through the triumph of El Alamein to ultimate victory.” Contents : Chapter One – France, 1939-1949. 1. 1739. 2. 1939-1940. 3. The 6th Battalion in Flanders. 4. The Highland Divisio... View more info

Image for Blacker's Art of Fly Making, &c., Comprising Anglng & Dyeing of Colours, With Engravings of Salmon & Trout Flies shewing the rocess of the gentle craft as taught in the pages. With descriptions of flies for the season of the year as they come out on the

Blacker's Art of Fly Making, &c., Comprising Anglng & Dyeing of Colours, With Engravings of Salmon & Trout Flies shewing the rocess of the gentle craft as taught in the pages. With descriptions of flies for the season of the year as they come out on the

By: BLACKER, William

Price: $1,800.00

Publisher: William Blacker, Fishing Tackle Maker, London, 1855,: 1855

Seller ID: 101997


BLACKER, [William]. Blacker's Art of Fly Making, &c., Comprising Anglng & Dyeing of Colours, With Engravings of Salmon & Trout Flies shewing the process of the gentle craft as taught in the pages. With descriptions of flies for the season of the year as they come out on the water. Rewritten & Revised by the author Blacker, himself. London : [William Blacker] Fishing Tackle Maker, 1855. Third Edition [early issue without the reviews]. Pp [i]-xi,(1),1-259,(1), frontispiece + engraved title page + 20 plates (mostly coloured). Each plate faces a corresponding blank leaf. 8vo, original green... View more info

Blackwater. First Edition in dustjacket

By: TREDREE, H.L.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: George Ronald, London , 1958,:

Seller ID: 18796


TREDREE, H.L. Blackwater. (London) : George Ronald, (1958). First Edition. Pp 192. 8vo, blue cloth. Harold Lawrence Tredree (b. June 5, 1907 Aberavon,Glamorgan, Wales - d. 1975 ) "This is an account, by one of the survivors, of a true story of the sea, culminating in an episode of disaster and hero ism which is possibly unique in the history of steam-shipping - indeed in all the annals of those who go down to the sea in ships." - from the Foreword. The story of the heroic rescue of a fever-ridden steam ship during a winter's gale in the mid-Atlantic by the U.S.S. Sherman. Based on actu... View more info

Bluejackets and Boxers. in dj.

By: NICHOLLS, Bob

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Allen & Unwin, Sydney, 1986, ISBN:0868617997:

Seller ID: 31552


NICHOLLS, Bob. Bluejackets and Boxers : Australia's Naval Expedition to theBoxer Uprising. Sydney: Allen & Unwin, (1986). Pp 164. Illustrated. Large 8vo, black cloth. A lively popular history of an obscure chapter in BritishImperial history: the Australian intervention in China of 1900. "In 1900, five hundred sailors of the New South Wales and Victorian naval brigades and the South Australian warship Protector were sent to China as part of an international force raised to suppress the Boxer uprising." -from the Preface. Vg in dj. 65.00 View more info

Book of Shadows

By: LLEWELLYN-WILLIAMS, Hilary BRUNO, Giordano)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Seren Books, Mid Glamorgan, 1990, ISBN:1854110411:

Seller ID: 99715


LLEWELLYN-WILLIAMS, Hilary. Book of Shadows. (Mid Glamorgan): Seren Books, (1990). First Printing. Pp. (8),9-102,(2). 8vo, illustrated pink card covers with white spine. "'Behold now, before you, the man who has pierced the air and penetrated the sky, journeyed among the stars and soared beyond the margins of the world...' With these words of Giordano bruno, Renaissance philosopher, monk, magician and poet, Hilary Llewellyn-Williams begins her ambitious poem sequence, 'Book of Shadows' (also the term for a book of spells). Interweaving Bruno's eventful life and his thinking with the Tarot,... View more info

Book on Angling : Being a Complete Treatise on the Art of Angling in Every Branch

By: FRANCIS, Francis MAXWELL, Herbert, Sir, (ed.)

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Herbert Jenkins Limited, London, 1920,:

Seller ID: 98420


FRANCIS, Francis. A Book on Angling : Being a Complete Treatise on the Art of Angling in Every Branch. Edited with an introduction by Sir Herbert Maxwell, Bt. London: Herbert Jenkins Limited, MCMXX. Pp. (4),v-xx,[1]-364, colour frontispiece of six different flies, + 23 leaves of plates. Illustrated.8vo, green cloth with navy blue lettering and bands to front and spine. Or iginally published in 1867. "In all these years I have never detected any fallacy in Francis's precepts for such branches of the fisher craft as I have practised, neither have I handled any book whcih gives such succinct ... View more info

Bound for Botany Bay. 2ns UK in dj

By: CLUNE, Frank NOAH, William

Price: $42.00

Publisher: 1965,:

Seller ID: 24143


CLUNE, Frank. Bound for Botany Bay : Narrative of a Voyage in 1798 Aboard the Death Ship Hillsborough. (Sydney) : Angus and Robertson, (1965). Second Printing. Pp 203. Illustrated. 8vo, red cloth. "The convict transport Hillsborough left Portsmouth for New South Wales in 1798 - a terrible voyage that cost a hundred lives. But among the survivors were some destined to make a name in Australian history. Frank Clune gives a detailed account of the voyage from the diary of William Noah, a convict, and then traces the fortunes of some of his shipmates and of those whose lives were linked with t... View more info

Brave His Soul : The Story of Prince Madog of Wales and His Discovery of America in 1170

By: PUGH, Ellen

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Dodd, Mead & Company, New York, 1970, ISBN:0396061907:

Seller ID: 103575


PUGH, Ellen. Brave His Soul : The Story of Prince Madog of Wales and His Discovery of America in 1170. By Ellen Puch, with the assistance of David B. Pugh. New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, 1970. First Edition. Pp (8),ix-xiv,(2),1-144. 8vo, blue cloth, silver & purple lettering to spine. "More than three centuries before Christopher Columbus arrived in the New World, an obscure Welsh prince is believed to have landed in Mobile Bay. The most compelling evidence lies in the frequent reports of English and French explorers of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, saying that they met Indians... View more info

Britannia, Volume the First: or, an Illustration of the Kingdom of England and Dominion of Wales: By a Geographical ad Historical Description of the Principal Roads thereof.

By: OGILBY, John

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Aleexander Duckham & Co. Ltd., London and Dunstable, 1939,:

Seller ID: 112329


OGILBY, John. Britannia, Volume the First: or, an Illustration of the Kingdom of England and Dominion of Wales: By a Geographical ad Historical Description of the Principal Roads thereof. Actually Admeasured and Delineated ina Century of Whole-Sheet Copper-Sculps. Accomodated with the Ichonography of the several Cities and Capital Towns; and completed by an Accurate Account of the more Remarkable Passages of Antiquity, Together with a Novel Discourse of the Present State. (London and Dunstable : Aleexander Duckham & Co. Ltd., 1939). Pp (8),1-100. Oblong 4to, tan cloth, gilt lettering to red cl... View more info

British Pleasure Steamers, 1920-1939. 1st UK.

By: GRIMSHAW, Geoffrey

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Richard Tilling, London, 1945,:

Seller ID: 75943


GRIMSHAW, Geoffrey. British Pleasure Steamers, 1920-1939 . London: Richard Tilling, 1945. First UK Printing. Pp. [1]-366,(2), frontis., + 32 p. of black and white plates. Includes numerous textual illustrations. 8vo, red cloth with gilt lettering to spine. A chronicle of the increasing use of coastal pleasure steamers in the intra-war period around the coastline and inlandwaterways of the British Isles. There are also brief career sketches of so me of the ships involved (and a previous owner of the volume has taken liberty to pencil in updates on vessels that had yet to be scuttled and disasse... View more info

British Regional Geology : South Wales. Second Edition

By: PRINGLE, J. GEORGE, T. Neville

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Her Majesty's Stationery Office, Geological Survey and Museum, London, 1968,:

Seller ID: 65283


PRINGLE, J. and T. Neville GEORGE. British Regional Geology : South Wales. Second Edition. London: Her Majesty's Stationery Office, Geological Survey and Museum, (1968). Eleventh Impression. Pp. 100. Illustrated. Folding Map.8vo, printed red card covers. Vg-fine. 20.00 View more info

Broken Ghosts. First Edition

By: MOORE, Roger

Price: $10.00

Publisher: 0864920822, Goose Lane, 1986,: 1986

Seller ID: 31285

ISBN: 0864920822


MOORE, Roger. Broken Ghosts. (Fredericton, New Brunswick) : Goose Lane, (1986). First Edition. Pp (8),9-69,(3). 8vo, purple & white art-illustrated cardcovers, no lettering to spine. Cover illustration by Stephen May. With mauve endpapers. "Published by Fiddlehead Poetry Books and Goose Lane Editions Ltd." Despite this assertion, it is the Goose Lane logo on the title page and rear cover. Roger Moore ( b. 1944, on the Gower Peninsula, Wales). His second collection of poems. Includes : "Auto-da-fe", "After the Storm", "Brecon Beacons", "... View more info