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  • CUMBERLAND, Barlow
    A CENTURY OF SAIL AND STEAM ON THE NIAGARA RIVER

    Edition: First Edition

    Toronto: Musson, 1913. Octavo. light brown cloth. pp xvi, (9)-198, (2) + 15 plates. Spine liightly darkened; thumbnail-size dark spot on front cover; cracked rear inner hinge neatly repaired; else a VG clean, tight and unworn copy, no owner names. Scarce book.

    Book ID: 36755
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  • A SACK OF SHAKINGS. Illustrated by Harold Piffard. by BULLEN, Frank T.
    BULLEN, Frank T.
    A SACK OF SHAKINGS. Illustrated by Harold Piffard.

    Collins, no date. Ca. 191- reprint (first was London: Pearson, 1901). Dark red bevel-edged decorated cloth stamped in black, yellow, green, and gilt. Colour pictorial endpapers. viii, (389) + (3) pp ads + colour frontispiece and illustrated title + two black and white plates. Cheap paper browned; 1912 ink inscription to verso of front free endpaper; spine very slightly age darkened; damp stain to fore edge of front cover; small light spots to rear cover; an unworn, mainly VG copy otherwise. Essays on various nautical subjects and adventures by the author of THE CRUISE OF THE CACHALOT.

    Book ID: 5089
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  • A SYMPOSIUM ON ANDREW FURUSETH.

    New Bedford, MA: The Darwin Press, no date [1948]. Green cloth. [2], vi, 7-233, [2] pp + frontispiece portrait and numerous plates. Rubber stamp of American Merchant Marine Library Association to front pastedown; AMMLA presentation label to front free endpaper; rubber stamped to top page edges; foxing to endpapers, page edges, and first three leaves; a good, unworn copy otherwise, tight in the binding. Furuseth was leader of the SUP and the ISU seamen's unions on the west coast of the USA. Contributions by Robert LaFollette, Louis Adamic, John L. Lewis, Fiorella LaGuardia, and many others.

    Book ID: 11891
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  • Gutsche, Andrea; Floren, Russell; Chisholm, Barbara
    ALONE IN THE NIGHT: lighthouses of Georgian Bay, Manitoulin Island, and the North Channel

    Toronto: Lynx Images, 2003. Second edition. Glossy card covers. pp (xii), (292). Many photos, site index. Fine copy. 1.3 kg parcel. ; Quarto

    Book ID: 51495
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  • ARNOLD-FORSTER, D., Rear-Admiral
    AT WAR WITH THE SMUGGLERS. Career of Doctor Arnold's Father

    Edition: First of this edition

    London: Conway Maritime Press, 1970. Facsimile reprint of the 1936 edition. Dark blue cloth, endpaper maps. pp 256 + 8 plates. Small rubber stamped private owner name on front free endpaper and front pastedown, else fine in nearly fine jacket. Life of 18th century Collector of Customs William Arnold in the Isle of Wight.; Octavo. 0851770118

    Book ID: 26312
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  • JOHN, Evan
    ATLANTIC IMPACT 1861

    Edition: First printing

    London: Heinemann, 1952. Brown cloth, colour endpaper maps. pp 296 + plates; index. Ink name at front, else fine. Dust jacket has chips and tears, just good. Account of the forcible removal by Capt. Charles Wilkes of the U.S.S. San Jacinto of two confederate delegates from the British mail steamer S.S. Trent, an incident which nearly precipitated war between the US and Britain. ; Octavo

    Book ID: 47803
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  • HORWOOD, Harold
    BARTLETT the great explorer

    Toronto: Doubleday Canada, 1989. Photos, index. Fine copy. Note: lighter parcel, any default postage rate may be reduced.

    Book ID: 44655
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  • FRIENDLY, Alfred
    BEAUFORT OF THE ADMIRALTY. The Life of Sir Francis Beaufort 1774-1857.

    Edition: First US issue

    New York: Random House, 1977. Cloth & boards. Endpaper maps. 362, (6) pp + plates; text illustrations, bibliography, notes, index. Fine in fine, price-clipped jacket. ; Octavo

    Book ID: 51594
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  • WINTON, John
    BELOW THE BELT. Novelty, Subterfuge and Surprise in Naval Warfare.

    Edition: First Edition

    London: Conway Maritime Press, 1981. Dark blue boards. 192 pp, reproductions in text. Fine in fine jacket, no owner names. An historical survey by a noted British naval writer.; Octavo. 0851772366.

    Book ID: 21810
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  • TREDREE, H.L.
    BLACKWATER

    Edition: First Edition

    London: George Ronald, 1958. Blue boards. (192) pp. Map and reproduced documents in text. Foxing to top page edges, else fine. Dust jacket has a three inch split to spine fold internally repaired, VG otherwise. The story of the rescue at sea in 1918 of the desparately ill and dying crew of the U.S.S. Sherman, adrift in mid-Atlantic in a winter gale.

    Book ID: 14174
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  • HAMER, David
    BOMBERS VERSUS BATTLESHIPS. The struggle between ships and aircraft for the control of the surface of the sea.

    Edition: First Edition

    London: Conway Maritime Press, 1999. Black boards. (xvi), 399 pp, index, photos & maps in text. Fine copy, no owner names. Dust jacket has a tiny chip at head of spine, else fine. Note: 1.5 kg parcel, extra postage may be required. 0851777716.

    Book ID: 21118
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  • KONSTAM, Angus
    BRITISH NAPOLEONIC SHIP-OF-THE-LINE

    Botley, Oxford: Osprey Publishing, 2005. Third printing. Tall octavo, card covers. 48 pp, illustrated in colour and b&w. fine copy. New Vanguard series 42. Note: lighter parcel, any default postage rate may be reduced.

    Book ID: 47005
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  • CARR, William Guy
    BY GUESS AND BY GOD: the story of the British submarines in the war

    Edition: First US Edition

    Garden City, New York: Doubleday, Doran, 1930. Orange cloth. pp 310 + plates. Spine lightly sunned, lightly rubbed; covers has small soil spots, light damp marks; page edges yellowed; rubbing to black top page edges; front free endpaper neatly removed; else a good clean and unworn copy. ; Octavo

    Book ID: 48670
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  • Gallagher, Robert E., editor (Byron, John, Hon.)
    BYRON'S JOURNAL OF HIS CIRCUMNAVIGATION 1764-1766

    Edition: First Edition

    Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press for The Hakluyt Society, 1964. Blue cloth,pp lxxxii, 230, 5 plates, 14 maps, (7 folding), appendix, biblio., index. Fine in VG jacket, no owner names. Byron was sent by the Admiralty to sail the South Atlantic to look for Pepys Island and the southern continent, and thence to the Pacific to look for a north-west passage. He didn't. Instead, he did a circumavigation, finding nothing more important than a rediscovery of the Falkland Islands.

    Book ID: 29459
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  • LYNCH, Thmas G.
    CANADA'S FLOWERS: history of the corvettes of Canada 1939-1945

    Halifax: Nimbus, 1983. Third printing. Card covers.pp 103. Illustrated. VG; Quarto

    Book ID: 50484
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  • MILNER, Marc
    CANADA'S NAVY: The First Century.

    Edition: First printing

    University of Toronto Press, 1999. Tall octavo, dark grey cloth, endpaper maps. (xiv), 356 pp + plates. Fine in fine jacket. 1.5 kg parcel. 0802042813

    Book ID: 19406
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  • Milner, Marc
    Canada's Navy: The First Century (History)

    University of Toronto Press, 2000. Second printing. Black cloth, endpaper maps. pp 356 + plates; index. Fine in fine jacket. 1.5 kg parcel; Octavo. 0802042813

    Book ID: 48712
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  • Canada's Submariners, 1914-1923 by Perkins, Dave
    Perkins, Dave
    Canada's Submariners, 1914-1923

    Edition: First printing

    Erin, ON: Boston Mills Press, 1989. Blue boards. pp 226. Photos in text. Ink owner name at front, else fine in fine jacket. ; Quarto 1550460145

    Book ID: 48410
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  • GARRITY, Richard
    CANAL BOATMAN: my life on upstate waterways

    Edition: First Edition

    Syracuse, New York: Syracuse University Press, 1977. Blue cloth. pp (xiv), (224), [2]. Well illustrated with line drawings and photos. Fine in jacket. Boats and barges on the Erie Canal and the Barge Canal System in upstate New York 1918-70. ; Octavo; Signed by Author

    Book ID: 44952
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  • METCALFE, Willis
    CANVAS & STEAM ON QUINTE WATERS

    Edition: First Edition

    Picton, ON: Prince Edward Historical Society, 1965. Octavo, light blue card covers. pp (6), 152. Photos. Damp stain to lower margins pp 113 to rear cover, spine lightly yellowed, VG otherwise. Bay of Quinte, Prince Edward County.

    Book ID: 45773
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