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Historical Souvenir of Penticton, B.C.

By: ATKINSON, R. N

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Penticton Herald, Penticton, B.C., 1968,:

Seller ID: 103954


ATKINSON, R. N. Historical Souvenir of Penticton, B.C. (Penticton : Penticton Herald, 1968). Pp (12),3-220,(3). Illustrated. 8vo, white card covers, gilt crests to front cover, blur lettering to covers and spine. Hale and Barman British Columbia Local Histories: A Bibliography 38. Cover title : Penticton Pioneers in Story and Picture. Special Edition, Published to mark theoccasion of the Royal Canadian Legion 22nd Biennial Dominion Convention, M ay, 1968, Penticton, British Columbia. Contents : History Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 40, Penticton, British Columbia; The Early Indian; Indian Prog... View more info

History of American Sailing Ships. Bonanza reprint in dj

By: CHAPELLE, Howard I. WALES, George C. CHAPELLE, Howard I. RUSK, Henry

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Bonanza , 0,:

Seller ID: 55417


CHAPELLE, Howard I. The History of American Sailing Ships . With drawings by the author and George C. Wales and Henry Rusk. N.Y.: Bonanza Books, (n.d.). "w" printing. Pp (4),v-xv,(3),1-400, including frontis., and numerous drawings to text + [14] pp of plates. Lg 8vo, blue cloth. Chapters : 1. The Colonial Period; 2. Naval Craft; 3. Privateers and Slavers; 4. Revenue Cutters; 5. The American Schooner; 6. Merchant Craft; 7. Sailing Yachts. With appendix and index. "An account of the evolution of the American sailing ships has many possibilities; it is an opportunity to reproduce a l... View more info

History of American Sailing Ships. Bonanza reprint in dj

By: CHAPELLE, Howard I. WALES, George C. CHAPELLE, Howard I. RUSK, Henry

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Bonanza , 0,:

Seller ID: 96192


CHAPELLE, Howard I. The History of American Sailing Ships . With drawings by the author and George C. Wales and Henry Rusk. N.Y.: Bonanza Books, (n.d.). "D" printing. Pp (4),v-xv,(3),1-400, including frontis., and numerous drawings to text + [14] pp of plates. Lg 8vo, blue cloth. Chapters : 1. The Colonial Period; 2. Naval Craft; 3. Privateers and Slavers; 4. Revenue Cutters; 5. The American Schooner; 6. Merchant Craft; 7. Sailing Yachts. With appendix and index. "An account of the evolution of the American sailing ships has many possibilities; it is an opportunity to reproduce a l... View more info

History of Goldmining in New Zealand. in dustjacket

By: SALMON, J.H.M.

Price: $70.00

Publisher: R. E. Owen, Government Printer, Wellington, N.Z., 1953,:

Seller ID: 110010


SALMON, J.H.M. A History of Goldmining in New Zealand. Wellington, N.Z.: R.E. Owen, Government Printer, 1963. Pp (10),[11]-309,(3), frontispiece + 16 pp plates. Maps. Index. 8vo, green cloth, gilt lettering to spine. the dus tjacket goes with ther hyphen: A History of Gold-mining in New Zealand. "The author of this book, Professor J. H. M. Salmon of the University of New South Wales has broken new ground by writing a comprehensive history of the goldmining industry in New Zealand. Many authors have included in their books on local histories, a chapter or two on goldmining and a few other a... View more info

Honourable Society of Lincoln's Inn Quincentenary Celebration

By: Lincoln's Inn)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Lincoln's Inn, London, 1922,:

Seller ID: 112383


(Lincoln's Inn). The Honourable Society of Lincoln's Inn Quincentenary Celebration. {London : Lincoln's In[, MDCCCCXXII [1922]. Pp (4),5-51,(1). Illustrated with 7 tipped-in plates., Large 8vo, grey card covers, gilt and bluecrest onlay and gilt embossed lettering to front cover, blank spine. "Reco rd of the celebrations commemorating the growth and prosperity of the Society during five hundred years in one abode." The Honourable Society of Lincoln's Inn is one of the four Inns of Court in London to which barristers of England and Wales belong and where they are called to the Bar. It i... View more info

How Newfoundlanders Got the Baby Bonus : Stories from our Imperfect Past. First Edition.

By: ROBERTS, Edward.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Flanker Press, St. John's, 2013, ISBN:9781771172585:

Seller ID: 105091


ROBERTS, Edward. How Newfoundlanders Got the Baby Bonus : Stories from our Imperfect Past. St. John's: Flanker Press Limited, (2013). First Printing. Pp. (8),ix-xviii,1-254. 8vo, illustrated grey and red card covers with white and black lettering to front cover, white lettering to red spine. "Every Newfoundlander and Labradorian knows that Joey Smallwood was 'the Father ofthe Baby Bonus'. He told us so in his own inimitable style -- many, many, many, many times. But is that really how Newfoundland's mothers got their cheques? Or is it another Imperfect Moment from our past -- one where the... View more info

Hunting of Force Z : The Brief, Controversial Life of the Modern Battleship, and its Tragic Close with the Destruction of the Prince of Wales and Repulse. 2nd Printing

By: HOUGH, Richard

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Collins, London, 1963,:

Seller ID: 19314


HOUGH, Richard. The Hunting of Force Z : The Brief, Controversial Life of the Modern Battleship, and its Tragic Close with the Destruction of the Prince of Wales and Repulse. London : Collins, (August 1963). Second Printing. Pp (8),9-255,(1) + 8 pages of plates. 8vo, red cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Law 0402. Very good. 20.00 View more info

I Serve : Regimental History of the 3rd Carabiniers (Prince of Wales Dragoon Guards). First Edition.

By: OATTS, L.B., Lieutenant-Colonel.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Self Published, 1966,:

Seller ID: 114329


OATTS, L.B., Lieutenant-Colonel, DSO. I Serve : Regimental History of the 3rd Carabiniers (Prince of Wales Dragoon Guards). N.pl. : "Printing and bound n Great Britain by Jarrold and Sons Ltd, Norwich". (1966). First Edition.Pp. (18),3-333,(3) + colour frontispiece (of the standard) + 4 colour plat es + 11 b&w plates + 11 folding maps. Large 8vo, red cloth, gilt decorationto front and gilt lettering to spine. Lewis Balfour Oatts (b. April 4, 190 2 - d. December 1992) 3rd Carabiniers (now part of the Scots Dragoon Guards). Part I. Sedgemoor to the Treaty of Utrecht, 1685-1714. 1. The Gl... View more info

Illustrated Canadian Forest and Outdoors, Vol. 20, No. 11, November, 1924

By: Forest and Outdoors Magazine

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Canadian Forestry Association, Ottawa , 1924,:

Seller ID: 83773


(Forest and Outdoors Magazine). The Illustrated Canadian Forest and Outdoors, Vol. XX, No. 11, November, 1924. Ottawa : The Canadian Forestry Association, 1924. Pp 639-702. Illustrated. Advertisements. Triple Column. 4to, illustrated stapled wrappers. In this issue : H.R.H. The Prince of Wales Is a Prairie Tree Planter; Canada's Forest Heritage; Where Pioneers Rest [cemeteries]; Capitalizing the Coyote; Control of Timber Cutting; and much more. Lacking front cover, rubbed, vertical tear to pp 651-652, else good. As is. 15.00 View more info

Illustrated Companion to Nelson's Navy. First American Edition in dustjacket.

By: BlLAKE, Nicholas and LAWRENCE, Richard

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Stackpole Books, Mechanicsburg, PA, 2000, ISBN:0811708640:

Seller ID: 109651


BlLAKE, Nicholas and Richard LAWRENCE. The Illustrated Companion to Nelson's Navy. (Mechanicsburg, PA): Stackpole Books, (2000). First American Edition. Pp. (5)[6]-207,(1). Illustrated throughout. Large 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. "No other period of history has spawned such a huge fictional oeuvre as the Nelsonic era. Marryat, Forester, Pope, Kent, Woodman, Donachie, and O'Brian are a few of the authors whose heroes fought against the French. The genre has fascinated millions of readers but The Illustrated Companion to Nelson's Navy is the first book which explains, with ref... View more info

In Search of the Red Dragon : The Welsh in Canada. First Edition, paperback

By: BENNETT, Carol

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Juniper Books Ltd., Renfrew, Ontario, 1985, ISBN:091913713x:

Seller ID: 111287


BENNETT, Carol. In Search of the Red Dragon : The Welsh in Canada. (Renfrew, Ontario : Juniper Books Ltd., 1985). First Edition. Pp (1),ii-vi,(1),2-244,(2). Illustrated with b&w photos. Map. Index. 8vo, green and white card covers, lettered in black and white, with red dragon to front cover. "The Welsh in Canada have been generally disregarded by writers and historians. They came here in fewer numbers than other ethnic groups such as the Irish and the Scots, and as a result their contribution to Canadian life has been overlooked. Nevertheless, they have made a significant impact on this co... View more info

In the Heart of Canada. First Edition, signed

By: BAKER, W. King FIELDING, W.S. BELL, Alexander Graham

Price: $50.00

Publisher: George Routledge & Sons, Ltd., London, 1925,:

Seller ID: 97436


BAKER, W. King. In the Heart of Canada. London : George Routledge & Sons, Ltd., n.d. [1925, see the text of page 35, in conjunction with the evidence of this copy's inscription]. First Edition. Pp (6),[v]-vii,(1),[1]-197,(1),(4, publisher's ads),(2) double frontispiece (of Mackenzie King and Mrs King) + 15 leaves of plates + 1 map. 8vo, ochre cloth, with multi-coloured maple leaf device on front board, gilt lettering to front board and spine, monochrome faux marbled end-papers. Rhodenizer pp.81 and 546. Not in Waters. Chapters : 1. In the Heart of Canada; 2. Lake Huron and Penetanguishene; 3. ... View more info

Inshore Craft of Great Britain in the Days of Sail and Oar. Two volumes. First Edition in dustjackets

By: MARCH, Edgar J.

Price: $150.00

Publisher: London, David & Charles: 1970

Seller ID: 43112

ISBN: 0877420025


MARCH, Edgar J. Inshore Craft of Great Britain in the Days of Sail and Oar. Newton Abbot : David & Charles, (1970). First Edition. In Two Volumes. Vol 1 : Pp (4),5-276,(1), with 68 b&w photos and illustrations; Vol 2 : (4),5-309,(4), with 116 b&w photos and illustrations. 8vo (144 x 225 mm), black cloth, gilt lettering to spines. Dustjacket title reads "Inshore Craft of Britain In the Days of Sail and Oar". Edgar James March (d. July 1971, Isle of Wight). Toy 4576, Cohen, The Thames, 1580-1980 : A General Bibliography, p.292. A very nice set o... View more info

Introduction to Welsh Poetry. US in dj

By: WILLIAMS, Gwyn

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Dufoue Editions / Albert Saifer, Philadelphia, 1952,:

Seller ID: 31632


WILLIAMS, Gwyn. An Introduction to Welsh Poetry From the Beginnings to the Sixteenth Century. Phil.: Dufoue Editions / Albert Saifer, 1952. Pp 271. 8vo, green cloth. Some brown spots to fore-edge, pencilled notes to rear endpaper, else vg in slightly chipped, price-clipped dj. 45.00 View more info

Irish Historical Studies. The Joint journal of the Irish Historical Societyand the Ulster Society for Irish Historical Studies, Volume 25, Number 100 , November 1987.

By: HARKNESS, David and James McGUIRE, eds. Irish Historical Studies, 100.

Price: $17.00

Publisher: W. & G. Baird Ltd, Antrim, 1987,:

Seller ID: 114736


HARKNESS, David and James McGUIRE, (eds.). Irish Historical Studies. The Joint journal of the Irish Historical Society and the Ulster Society for Irish Historical Studies, Volume 25, Number 100, November 1987. Joint editors: David Harkness and James McGuire. Copy editor: C.J. Woods. Antrim : W. & G.Baird Ltd, 1987. Pp. 337-464,4). 8vo, printed pale green card covers. Incl udes: "The exclusion of catholics from the legal profession in Ireland, 1537-1829" (Colum Kenny); "John Mandeville and the Irish crimes act of 1887" (Laurence M. Geary); "Irish unionism and the Russellite ... View more info

Irish in Popular Literature in the Early American Republic : Paddy Whacking.

By: MURPHY, Graham J. PITCHER, Edward W.R. Studies in British and American Magazines, Volume 3.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Ediwn Mellen Press, Lewiston, NY, 2000, ISBN:0773478388:

Seller ID: 104767


MURPHY, Graham J. and Edward W.R. PITCHER. The Irish in Popular Literature in the Early American Republic : Paddy Whacking£. Lewiston, NY / Queenston,ON / Lampeter, Wales: The Edwin Mellen Press, Ltd., (2000). First Printing . Pp. (30),1-394,(4). 8vo, brown cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Studies in British and American Magazines, Volume 3. "Since America and Ireland commemorated the 150th anniversary of the Irish potato famine in 1997, several recent accounts of the relationship between the two countries have appeared in academic and public markets. This volume has taken a different ... View more info

Jenkins Brothers of Cardiff : A Ceredigion Family's Shipping Ventures

By: JENKINS, David

Price: $35.00

Publisher: National Museum of Wales, Cardiff, 1985, ISBN:0720002966:

Seller ID: 28542


JENKINS, David. Jenkins Brothers of Cardiff : A Ceredigion Family's Shipping Ventures. Cardiff: National Museum of Wales, 1985. Pp 112. Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated card covers. Very detailed with fleet lists. Creases to rear cover, ow vg. 35.00 View more info

Image for John Knatchbull  : From Quarterdeck to Gallows, including the Narrative Written by Himself in Darlinghurst Gaol, 23rd January-13th February 1844. Now First Published from the Original Manuscript with Retrospect of his Life. First Edition in dustjacket

John Knatchbull : From Quarterdeck to Gallows, including the Narrative Written by Himself in Darlinghurst Gaol, 23rd January-13th February 1844. Now First Published from the Original Manuscript with Retrospect of his Life. First Edition in dustjacket

By: RODERICK, Colin KNATCHBULL, John

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Angus and Robertson, Sydney, 1963,:

Seller ID: 102449


RODERICK, Colin. John Knatchbull : From Quarterdeck to Gallows; Including the Narrative Written by Himself in Darlinghurst Gaol, 23rd January - 13th February 1844. Now First Published from the Original Manuscript with Retrospect of his Life. (Sydney, London, ... ) : Angus and Robertson, (1963). First Edition. Pp (12),3-[278] + a 16-page central section of plates. 8vo, black cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Foreword by John McGeorge. With bibliography and index. "This is the story of a man judicially destroyed in a ceremonial social drama of retributive legal murder, told in part in his o... View more info

Journal and Letters of Captain Charles Bishop on the North-West Coas on theNorth-West Coast of America, in the Pacific and in New South Wales 1794-17 99. First Edition in dustjacket.

By: BISHOP, Charles) Hakluyt Society 2nd Series 131 ROE, Michael, (ed.)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Hakluyt Society, 1967,:

Seller ID: 14213


(BISHOP, Charles) The Journal and Letters of Captain Charles Bishop on the North-West Coast of America, in the Pacific and in New South Wales 1794-1799. Edited by Michael Roe. Cambridge : "Published for the Hakluyt Society atthe University Press", 1967. First Edition. Pp (4),v-lvi,[1]-342 + frontis piece. Maps.folding chart at rear. 8vo, blue cloth, with gilt lettering to spine, gilt Hakluyt ship device to front board. The Hakluyt Society, SecondSeries: No.131. Charles Bishop (b. 1765?, Hampshire -1810?, England). Owen Michael Roe (b. February 5, 1931). "In 1784, Charles Bishop sai... View more info

Journal of Education, Fifth Series, Volume 10, Number 1, January, 1961

By: Nova Scotia - Journal of Education SHAND, Gwendolyn V. WALES, Freda ELLIOTT, Shirley B.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Department of Education, Halifax , 1961,:

Seller ID: 86959


(Nova Scotia – Journal of Education). Journal of Education. January, 1961. Fifth Series. Volume 10, Number 1. Halifax, N.S.: Department of Education, 1961. Pp [1]-56. Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated white stapled wrappers. Contents : Reading in the Humanities (by Kai Nielsen); Adult Education Among the Negroes of Nova Scotia (by Gwendolyn V. Shand, pp 11-21); The Law of Liberty (by William D. VanZoost); All Roads Lead to Rome (by Wallace Barteaux);Composition Topics for Elementary and Junior High School Grades (by D.C. F raser); An International Reading Association Council Looks at Promotion P... View more info