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Image for : A Chronicle of the Sea. With an Account of the Seal Fisheries, Excerpts from Whaling Logs and Whaling Statistics.. First Edition in dustjacket

: A Chronicle of the Sea. With an Account of the Seal Fisheries, Excerpts from Whaling Logs and Whaling Statistics.. First Edition in dustjacket

By: ROBOTTI, Frances Diane MORSE, Carleton D., intro.

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Newcomb & Gauss, Salem, Mass., 1950,:

Seller ID: 19921


ROBOTTI, Frances Diane. Whaling and Old Salem : A Chronicle of the Sea. With an Account of the Seal Fisheries, Excerpts from Whaling Logs and Whaling Statistics. Illustrated. With an Introduction by Carleton D. Morse. Salem :Newcomb & Gauss, 1950. First Edition. Pp 192. 8vo, red cloth spine. Forste r 239. Contents : Early History of the "Royal Fish"; Did Salem Whale BeforeNantucket?; Off-Shore to Deep-Sea Whaling; Salem and the Fur Seal Fishery; Whale-Oil, Whaleb... View more info

A Vision of Greatness : The History of Milford, 1790-1990. First Edition in dustjacket, Signed.

By: McKAY, K.D.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Brace Harvatt Associates / Gulf Oil Britain Limited, Haverfordwest, Dyfed, ISBN:0951521101: 1989

Seller ID: 113973

ISBN: 0951521101


McKAY, K.D., Wing-Commander, R.A.F., (Retd.). A Vision of Greatness : The History of Milford, 1790-1990. ( Haverfordwest, Dyfed) : Brace Harvatt Associates in association with Gulf Oil Britain Limited, (1989). First Edition. Pp (2),[iii]-xv,(3),[3]-397,(3). With maps and many b&w illustrations in the text. 8vo, black cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Wing-Commander Kenneth D. McKay. Foreword. Part I. A Grand Design 1790-1809. 1... View more info

Acadian Ballads and Lyrics in Many Moods : Collected Poems of Arthur Wentworth Hamilton Eaton. First Edition

By: EATON, Arthur Wentworth

Price: $35.00

Publisher: McClelland, Stewart and Company, Toronto, 1930,:

Seller ID: 5420


EATON, Arthur Wentworth Hamilton. Acadian Ballads and Lyrics in Many Moods : Collected Poems of Arthur Wentworth Hamilton Eaton. Toronto and Boston: McClelland, Stewart & Company, 1930. Pp (6)vii-xv,(1),[1]-240, portrait frontispiece. 8vo, green cloth, t.e.g. Watters p.63, Rhodenizer p.873, Laugher p.159, Marble NSH&A pp.149-150. Contents: Part I. Acadian Ballads. "Ballad of the Gaspereau", "Poutrincourt's Return to Port Royal", "L'Ordre de Bon Temps&... View more info

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Acadian Ballads and Lyrics in Many Moods : Collected Poems of Arthur Wentworth Hamilton Eaton. signed

By: EATON, Arthur Wentworth

Price: $70.00

Publisher: McClelland, Stewart & Company, Toronto and Boston, 1930,:

Seller ID: 43036


EATON, Arthur Wentworth Hamilton. Acadian Ballads and Lyrics in Many Moods : Collected Poems of Arthur Wentworth Hamilton Eaton. Toronto and Boston: McClelland, Stewart & Company, 1930. First Edition. Pp (6)vii-xv,(1),[1]-240, portrait frontispiece 8vo, green cloth, git lettering to front board and spine, top edge gilt. Watters p.63, Rhodenizer p.873, Laugher p.159, MarbleNSH&A pp.149-150. Contents: Part I. Acadian Ballads. "Ballad of the Gasper eau", "Poutri... View more info

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Acts of the General Assembly of Newfoundland 1927

By: Newfoundland General Assembly)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: 1927,:

Seller ID: 51776


(Newfoundland General Assembly). Acts of the General Assembly of Newfoundland Passed in the Eighteenth Year of the Reign of His Majesty King George V.St.John's : David R. Thistle, King's Printer, 1927. Pp (4),[1]-428. 8vo, b lack cloth spine, pale blue boards. O'Dea A298. 20 acts including the St.George's Coastal Mail Service Act, International Paper Company Act, Railway Act, Labrador Act, Whaling Act, and others. Inner hinges cracked and repaired with scotch tape, edgew... View more info

Adventure in New Zealand. abrigement, in dj.

By: WAKEFIELD, Edward Jerningham STEVENS, Joan, (ed.) New Zealand Classics.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Viking, Auckland, 1987, ISBN:0670819964:

Seller ID: 59549


WAKEFIELD, Edward Jerningham. Adventure in New Zealand. An abridgement, edited by Joan Stevens. (Auckland, New Zealand): Viking, (1987). Pp 320, including [16] pp of illustrations and [3] pp maps. 8vo, blue cloth. New ZealandClassics Series. Nineteen year old Edward Jerningham Wakefield, the son of the founder of the New Zealand Company kept a journal of his five years in New Zealand during the mid eighteen hundreds. "His friendships with the wh alers whose rough hos... View more info

Albany : Port With A Past And Future : A History of the Port of Albany, King George Sound, Western Australia

By: JOHNSON, Les ENRIGHT, Terry, foreword]

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Albany Port Authority, Albany, W.A., 1997, ISBN:0959634711:

Seller ID: 100134


JOHNSON, Les. Albany : Port With A Past And Future : A History of the Port of Albany, King George Sound, Western Australia. [Foreword by Terry Enright]. (Albany, W.A.: published by the Albany Port Authority, 1997). Pp. (8),9-328. Illustrated. 8vo, decorated orange and blue card covers with blue titles to front and spine. "A decision by the Albany Port Authority to publish this history in 1996 was doubly appropriate in marking the 70th anniversaryof legislation to est... View more info

Alliance in Eskimo Society

By: American Ethnological Society) GUEMPLE, Lee (ed.)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: American Ethnological Society, 1972,:

Seller ID: 58078


(American Ethnological Society). Alliance in Eskimo Society. Proceedings ofthe American Ethnological Society, 1971, Supplement. Edited by Lee Guemple . Seattle: American Ethnological Society, (1972). Pp. 131. 4to, blue card covers. Contents: Colin Adam's "Flexibility in Canadian Eskimo Social Forms and Behavior: A Situational and Transactional Appraisal"; Ernest S. Burch, Jr. and Thomas C. Correll's "Alliance and Conflict: Inter-Regional Relations in North Al... View more info

Alliance in Eskimo Society

By: American Ethnological Society) GUEMPLE, Lee (ed.)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: American Ethnological Society, 1972,:

Seller ID: 74714


(American Ethnological Society). Alliance in Eskimo Society. Proceedings ofthe American Ethnological Society, 1971, Supplement. Edited by Lee Guemple . Seattle: American Ethnological Society, (1972). Pp. 131. 4to, blue card covers. Contents: Colin Adam's "Flexibility in Canadian Eskimo Social Forms and Behavior: A Situational and Transactional Appraisal"; Ernest S. Burch, Jr. and Thomas C. Correll's "Alliance and Conflict: Inter-Regional Relations in North Al... View more info

Alone at Sea: The Adventures of Joshua Slocum.. 1st Firefly pbk

By: SLOCUM, Joshua). SPENCER, Ann SPENCER, Ann.

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Firefly Books, 1999, ISBN:1552093948:

Seller ID: 50024


(SLOCUM, Joshua). SPENCER, Ann. Alone at Sea: The Adventures of Joshua Slocum. Published in cooperation with the Old Dartmouth Historical Society - New Bedford Whaling Museum. (Buffalo) : Firefly Books, (1999). First Printing. Pp (6),vii-xiv,1-321,(1) + 16 pp of plates. 8vo, card covers. Bookplate, else vg. 14.00 View more info

Alone at Sea: The Adventures of Joshua Slocum.. 1st in dj

By: SLOCUM, Joshua). SPENCER, Ann SPENCER, Ann.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Doubleday Canada, 1998,:

Seller ID: 26435


(SLOCUM, Joshua). SPENCER, Ann. Alone at Sea: The Adventures of Joshua Slocum. Tor.: Doubleday Canada, Published in cooperation with the Old DartmouthHistorical Society - New Bedford Whaling Museum, (1998). First Printing. P p (6),vii-xiv,1-321,(1) + 16 pp of plates. 8vo, blue cloth. Vg in dj. 30.00 View more info

Ambassador to the Penguins. in dj.

By: MATHEWS, Eleanor MURPHY, Robert Cushman)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: David R. Godine, Publisher, Boston, 2003, ISBN:1567922465:

Seller ID: 65794


MATHEWS, Eleanor. Ambassador to the Penguins : A Naturalist's Year Aboard aYankee Whaleship. Boston: David R. Godine, Publisher, (2003). Pp. (i)-xiv, (1)-353,[1]. Illustrated. 8vom blue cloth spine with cream paper covered boards, gilt illustration of a brig to front cover, gilt lettering to spine. An account of American museum curator and naturalist Robert Cushman Murphy's year-long voyage aboard the whaling brig Daisy, which sailed to the Antarctic coast in 1912. Vg in... View more info

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American Merchant Marine: Its History and Romance From 1620 to 1902.. 1st UK

By: MARVIN, Winthrop L.

Price: $110.00

Publisher: Sampson Low, Marston & Co, London, 1902,: 1902

Seller ID: 31729


MARVIN, Winthrop L. The American Merchant Marine : Its History and Romance From 1620 to 1902. London : Sampson Low, Marston & Co., 1902. First British Edition. Pp (6),[vii]-xvi,(2),1-444,(2). 8vo, blue cloth, t.e.g. 18 chapters : 1. The Colony Ships; 2. Old Rigs and Models; 3. After the Revolution; 4. The First Swift Growth. 1789-1800; 5. A Celebrated Voyage [the Columbia in 1787]; 6. The Merchant Navigators; 7... View more info

American Neptune : A Quarterly Journal of Maritime History and Arts, Volume57, No. 1, Winter 1997

By: American Neptune SYRETT, David ALLISON, Robert J. JENSEN, John Odin

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Peabody Museum of Salem and Essex Institute, Salem, MA , 1997,:

Seller ID: 95741


(American Neptune). The American Neptune : A Quarterly Journal of Maritime History and Arts, Volume 57, No. 1, Winter 1997. Salem, MA : Peabody Essex Museum, 1997. Pp [1]-95,(1). Illustrated. Double Column. 4to, illustrated blue card covers. Contents : Sailing to Algiers: American Sailors Encounter the Muslim World (by Robert J. Allison, pp 5-18); Ostend Whalers in Spitsbergen and the Davis Strait: The History of the Ostend Whaling Company, 1727-1734 ( by Jan Parmentier,... View more info

American Neptune : A Quarterly Journal of Maritime History, Volume 45, No. 2, Spring 1985

By: American Neptune DEXTER, Ralph W. BUSCH, Briton Cooper DELGADO, James P.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Peabody Museum of Salem, Salem, MA , 1985,:

Seller ID: 88536


(American Neptune). The American Neptune : A Quarterly Journal of Maritime History, Volume XLV, No. 2, Spring 1985. Salem, MA : Peabody Museum of Salem, 1985. Pp [77]-146. Illustrated. Double Column. 4to, illustrated green, white and blue striped card covers. Contents : A Century of Fishery Biology at Cape Ann, Massachusetts (by Ralph W. Dexter). A Voyage to Java in 1799-1800 (by Frank B. Evans, III. The Dismission of Capt. Isaac Phillips (by Michael A. Palmer). Cape Ver... View more info

American Neptune : A Quarterly Journal of Maritime History. Volume 44, No. 1, Winter 1984

By: American Neptune SMITH, Gaddis WEBB, Robert L SYRETT, David

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Peabody Museum of Salem, Salem, MA , 1984,:

Seller ID: 81712


(American Neptune). The American Neptune : A Quarterly Journal of Maritime History, Volume XLIV, No. 1, Winter 1984. Salem, MA : Peabody Museum of Salem, 1984. Pp [1]-72. Illustrated. Double Column. 4to, illustrated red, white and blue striped card covers. Contents : Agricultural Roots of Maritime History (Gaddis Smith). Invented Too Late: The Introduction of Steam to the Arctic Whaling Fleet (Robert L. Webb). The Adventures of Two Women Whalers (Suzanne J. Stark). Conti... View more info

American Whaling in Hudson Bay : The Voyage of the Black Eagle 1866-1867. An article in Canadian Geographical Journal, Vol. 75, No. 6, December, 1967

By: ROSS, W. Gillies. Canadian Geographical Journal, Vol. 75, No.6 SYMINGTON, D.F. CHARLES, J.L.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Royal Canadian Geographical Society, Ottawa, 1967,:

Seller ID: 88643


ROSS, W. Gillies. "American Whaling in Hudson Bay : The Voyage of the BlackEagle 1866-1867." An article in Canadian Geographical Journal, Vol. LXXV, No. 6, December, 1967, pp 198-205. Ottawa : Royal Canadian Geographical Society, 1967. Pp [i]-iv,(1),188-222,v-x,(2) including covers. Illustrated. Maps. Triple Column. 4to, illustrated white stapled wrappers. Also includes D.F. Symington's “Poverty in Rural Canada” (pp 188-197); J.L. Charles's “Zambia Rail Sit... View more info

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An Act for further encouraging and regulating the Newfoundland, Greenland and Southern Whale Fisheries.

By: Great Britain)

Price: $160.00

Publisher: Charles Eyre and Andrew Strahan, London, 1789,: 1789

Seller ID: 24800


(Great Britain). ... An Act for further encouraging and regulating the Newfoundland, Greenland, and Southern Whale Fisheries. London : Printed by Charles Eyre and Andrew Strahan, Printers to the King's most Excellent Majesty,1789. Pp (2),1147-1152. Tall 8vo, disbound. With the heading : Anno vicesimo nono Georgii III. Regis, Cap. LIII. O'Dea 239. Full title : Anno regni Georgii III. regis Magnæ Britanniæ, Franciæ, & Hiberniæ, vicesimo... View more info

And the Whale is Ours : Creative Writing of American Whalemen. In dustjacket

By: MILLER, Pamela A

Price: $50.00

Publisher: David R. Godine Publisher / Kendall Whaling Museum, Boston / Sharon:, 1979,:

Seller ID: 27186


MILLER, Pamela A. And the Whale is Ours : Creative Writing of American Whalemen. Boston : David R. Godine Publisher / Sharon: Kendall Whaling Museum, (1979). Pp 201. Illustrated. 8vo, green cloth. "A whaling captain's tender poetry to his wife, a deckhand's musings on bedbugs and fleas in the fo'c's'le, a steward's light verse mocking his captain- these merely sample the delicious literary smorgasbord Pamela Miller serves up in her anthology of what American whalemen... View more info

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Arctic Chase : A History of Whaling in Canada's North. First Edition, paperback

By: FRANCIS, Daniel Arctic and Northern Life Series

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Breakwater , St. John's, 1984, ISBN:0919519466: 1984

Seller ID: 24470


FRANCIS, Daniel. Arctic Chase : A History of Whaling in Canada's North. [St. John's, NL] : Breakwater Books Ltd., (1984). First Edition. Pp (6),i-v,(1),1-117,(7, bibliography),(8) + 16-page section of b&w photos and reproductions of prints. Map in text. 8vo, yellow card covers. "A Breakwater book in the Arctic and Northern Life Series." "The whale 'fishery' flourished along Canada's three coastlines for a hundred years. It was an industry in the gr... View more info