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WoodenBoat (Wooden Boat) Magazine, September/October 2010

By: Grayson, Stan; Suydam, Alan; Preston, Ken; Smith, Timothy K.; Kerr, Geoff; Stannard, Bruce; Little, John D.; Jepson, George D.; Murphy, Matthew Peter

Price: $49.95

Publisher: USA, WoodenBoat: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 543G1616

Condition: Fair


144 pages. Features: Lessons in Seasonal Maintenance; Building a Modern Sailing Yacht - part 1; Woven Boats of Vietnam; Preserving Craftsmanship in Production; Champlain Longboats; The Marine Art of Geoff Hunt; The Russcraft 7; Great Lakes Wooden Bulk Freighters; Design Challenge II; and more. Above-average wear. Usual library markings. A worthy reference copy. View more info

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Great Lakes Cruise - Finest in the World: Season 1923

By: Great Lakes Transit Corporation

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Buffalo, NY, Great Lakes Transit Corporation: 1923

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 349G2560

Condition: Good


16 pages measuring 9" x 8". A wonderfully nostalgic and informative booklet describing proposed sailings and extensive fare details for the 1923 season. Centerfold three-colour route map. Many photos of the vessels and their amenities. Diagrams of deck floor plans. List of passenger agencies. General information for tourists. Unmarked with only moderate wear. A lovely vintage copy. View more info

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The girls of the King's Navy

By: Greer, Rosamond

Price: $49.95

Publisher: British Columbia, Sono Nis Press: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 24304100

ISBN: 0919203132

Condition: Good


0919203132 160 pages including bibliography. A memoir of the author's service time and an historical account of Canada's Wrens. Reproductions of black and white photos. Moderate wear. Binding tight. Corner of half-title page clipped. A sound copy. View more info

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Shipping Wonders of the World (Magazine) - The United States Navy - Part 44 (Forty-Four)

By: Gregory, F. Dickson; Bywater, Hector C.; Dean, F.E.; Howard, Sidney

Price: $69.95

Publisher: London, Amalgamated Press: 1936

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 845G1057

Condition: Good


Pages 1381-1412. Many great black and white photos. Features: Captain Fryatt and the "Brussels" in the War of 1914-1918 (continued); Australia's Oldest Steamship - The "Edina"; The United States Navy; Luxury Cruising - The Arandora Star of the Blue Star Line; Sailing Ships in Collision - off Newcastle, New South Wales, April 1902 - photos with captions; By-Passing Niagara - the new Welland Canal; Youth at the Helm - William Albert Robinson sailed round the world from New York between June 1928 and November 1931 in a ketch only 32 feet 6 inches long. Moderate wear. Unmarked.... View more info

Easykayaker: A Guide to Laid-back Vancouver Island Paddling

By: Grey, Paul; Backlund, Gary

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Ladysmith, BC, Canada, Harbour Publishing: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 71507205

ISBN: 0968785816

Condition: Fine


0968785816 190 pages including index. Written for the novice and intermediate kayaker and for those interested in paddling Vancouver Islands incredibly beautiful shorelines. Includes numerous illustrations and maps. View more info

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The Price of Disobedience

By: Grove, Eric

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Great Britain, Sutton Publishing: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 553H1821

ISBN: 0750909277

Condition: Good


0750909277 182 pages. Footnotes. Index. Black and white photographic plates. "Revisits the Battle of the River Plate to reach some intriguing conclusions. Here is one of the most familiar tales in the annals of Naval warfare, brought to life with contemporary photos and original track charts. It is an enigma that will long continue to fascinate students and historians alike." - from dust jacket. Minimal markings to contents. Moderate wear. Dust jacket now preserved in glossy new archival-grade Brodart. A sound copy. View more info

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WoodenBoat (Wooden Boat) Magazine, May/June 2009

By: Grove, Tony; Brown, Ellery; Weagle, Ken; Bennett, Jenny; Bray, Maynard; Porter, Aaron; Jepson, George D.; Kovaletz, Mark

Price: $49.95

Publisher: USA, WoodenBoat Publications: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 543G1622

Condition: Fair


136 pages. Features: A New Look at Canvas Decks for Wooden Boats; Molded Sheerstrakes; Exploring with Penelope; Brion Rieff; William Hand's V-Bottomed Boats; The Brief, Illustrious Life of Maggie B.; Great Lakes Schooners; Fairing Boards; and more. Above-average wear. Usual library markings. A worthy reference copy. View more info

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Classic Speedboats, 1916-1939

By: Guetat, Gerald

Price: $69.95

Publisher: U.S.A., MBI: 1997

Edition: First English Edition

Seller ID: 666H0300

ISBN: 0760304645

Condition: Fair


0760304645 191 pages. Index. Profusely illustrated with color and black and white photos. Printed upon glossy stock. Translated from the French. "For classic boat enthusiasts the combination of photographs and often hair-raising accounts of racing record attempts is irresistible." - from dust jacket. Minimal library markings. Somewhat above-average wear to book. Price-clipped dust jacket now preserved in glossy new archival-grade Brodart. A worthy reading copy. View more info

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A Nation's Navy: In Quest of Canadian Naval Identity

By: Hadley, Michael L.

Price: $79.95

Publisher: Canada, McGill-Queen's University Press: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 665G4534

ISBN: 0773515062

Condition: Very Good


0773515062 460 pages. Footnotes. Bibliography. Index. "Documents for the first time the evolution of a distinctive Canadian naval identity." - from dust jacket. Clean, bright and unmarked with light wear. Dust jacket now preserved in glossy new archival-grade Brodart. A quality copy. View more info

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Flying the chase flag

By: Hagelund, William A

Price: $249.95

Publisher: Toronto, Ryerson Press: 1961

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 666H0912

ISBN: B0006AXFVU

Condition: Good


B0006AXFVU Signed and inscribed by author upon title page. 194 pages. Endpapers illustrated with cross-section of typical whaler. "The facts of the last voyage of the S.S. Carmel were more exciting than fiction. The whaling fleet of Victoria (British Columbia) is no more, but many of the colourful men who sailed these ships still sail the B.C. coast. There is no other livelihood where a group of people of all races and creeds gather to live and work together in a place of more constant peril and danger for months on end, with only their faith in those who command and walk the bridge ... View more info

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The Allied Convoy System, 1939-1945 : Its Organization, Defence and Operation

By: Hague, Arnold

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Canada, Greenhill Books/Lionel Leventhal: 2000

Edition: First Canadian Edition

Seller ID: 665G3087

ISBN: 1861761473

Condition: Very Good


1861761473 208 pages. Reproductions of black and white photos. "This remarkable reference work fills a significant gap in the literature of the Second World War and is an essential work for all those with an interest in how the war was won on the lonely wastes of the world's oceans... Includes descriptions and illustrations of escorts, escort oilers, rescue ships, salvage tugs, and escort aircraft carriers - the tactics and weapons of the U-boat war are explained, and a huge appendix lists every North Atlantic-related convoy, with sailing and arrival dates, points of departure and arriv... View more info

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Nanaimo Power and Sail Squadron - A Look Back Two

By: Halkett, Gavin E. (Signed)

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Nanaimo, B.C., Nanaimo Power and Sail Squadron: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 666H1823

Condition: Very Good


Signed, without inscription, by author upon title page. 91 pages. Profusely illustrated with colour and black and white photos. A history of the Nanaimo Power and Sail Squadron. Clean and unmarked with light wear. A nice copy. View more info

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Shipping Wonders of the World - Romance of the Seven Seas in Story and Picture - Part 17 (Seveteen)

By: Hardy, A.C.; Howard, Sidney; Bowen, Frank C.

Price: $69.95

Publisher: London, The Amalgamated Press, Ltd.: 1936

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 845G1049

Condition: Good


Pages 517-548 Many great black and white photos. Features: Salvage of the "Araby" (continued); The Great Lakes - Colossal engineering feats involving a system of deep water canals have made an outlet to the sea for shipping; Sea Shanties - modern machinery often obviates the necessity of singing shanties even in sailing ships - with great photos of seamen at work; Coastal Motor-Boats - they rendered conspicuous service during the historic raid on Zeebrugge; The Voyages of Captain Cook; Novelties in Ship Design - revolutionary ideas in naval architecture; The "Chelyuskin" Resc... View more info

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Survivors of the Armada

By: Hardy, Evelyn

Price: $49.95

Publisher: London, Constable: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 113A9825

Condition: Fair


186 pages. Index. "The harrowing account of Francisco de Cuellar, a Spaniard whose ship was wrecked off the coast of Ireland after the failure of the Spanish Armada... An important codicil to the Armada itself and an enthralling story in its own right." - from dust jacket. Usual library markings. Above-average but not excessive wear. Worthy copy. View more info

Image for Maclean's - Canada's National Magazine, 15 December (Dec.), 1949 - Antoine Rivard / How Books are Banned / Painless Parker, The Outlaw Dentist

Maclean's - Canada's National Magazine, 15 December (Dec.), 1949 - Antoine Rivard / How Books are Banned / Painless Parker, The Outlaw Dentist

By: Harrington, Richard; Davidson, Peter; Hamilton, Frank; Gun, Neri E.; Largo, John; Ernst, Paul; Howarth, Jean; et al

Price: $299.95

Publisher: Toronto, Maclean Hunter / Key Publishers: 1949

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 201H2464

Condition: Fair


60 pages. Features: Cover illustration of city winter scene with girls holding dolls out windows; GE radio ad; Painless Parker - This outlaw dentist has a staff of 800, of whom 250 are dentists; We Went Baby-Hunting in the Arctice - Richard (Dick) Harrington mushed his cameras 1000 miles across the top of the world; Blow the Horn for Christmas (fiction); The Ship That Was Cursed - The Great Eastern steamed with dread and disaster across the North Atlantic nearly a century ago, built by Isambard Brunel; The Beauty and the Boarder - Part 2 of the story of Antoine Rivard, famous criminal lawyer;... View more info

Voices of the Lakes

By: Harrington, Steve E.

Price: $49.95

Publisher: MI, U.S.A., Maritime Press: 1996

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 52707175

ISBN: 0962462942

Condition: Fine


0962462942 120 pages. A valuable and interesting read for scuba divers, maritime historians, and anyone who has ever been fascinated by Great Lakes shipwrecks. Illustrated. View more info

Image for Look - America's Family Magazine, May 24, 1960 - Abby Dalton / The Tinker Family Afloat

Look - America's Family Magazine, May 24, 1960 - Abby Dalton / The Tinker Family Afloat

By: Harry S. Truman; Gurney Williams; Marie Jahoda; Sam Castan; Jack Keller; et al

Price: $149.95

Publisher: USA, Cowles Magazines: 1960

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 201H0199

Condition: Good


126 pages. Features: Nice photo ad for the 1960 Dodge Dart station wagon(cream-coloured); 2.5 page (with foldout) ad with yummy ice cream photos, sponsored by the American Dairy Association; Photo of Paul L. Stover, of Stover Studio, in Pennzoil ad; Bassett furniture ad; Greata two-page color B.F. Goodrich ad includes illustrations of many contemporary shoe styles, including the popular P.F. Flyers; Coke ad features photo of lady spraying man with ose; The day Ike Snubbed Me - by Harry Truman (part 1 of 3); Brothers Peter and Paul are adopted; Lorna Doone cookie ad; Great photo of kids in Log... View more info

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The History of the RCMP Marine Services

By: Haycock, Kenneth John

Price: $79.95

Publisher: Canada, Office of the Deputy Commissioner: 2011

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 666H4811

ISBN: 0919317472

Condition: Very Good


0919317472 335 pages. List of sources. Printed upon glossy stock. Profusely illustrated with black and white and colour photos. "Until the rise of the modern Canadian Navy and the Coast Guard services, the RCMP provided the primary maritime federal representation on the Canadian coast and inland waters of Canada. Many of these vessels were impressive ocean-going ships that featured modern (for that era) armaments, dedicated RCMP Marine Division crew and a complex mandate to serve the interests of Canada. These vessels served in the high Arctic, on the great Lakes, on all three oceans... View more info

Captain Lens ferry tales

By: Hayman, Bob

Price: $49.95

Publisher: British Columbia, Self-published: 1988

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 64601670

ISBN: 0889257892

Condition: Fine


0889257892 144 pages plus section with numerous full-page black and white illustrations. Captain Hayman was the skipper of the ferry crossing Okanagan Lake between Kelowna and Westbank before it was replaced by a floating bridge. Clean, bright and unmarked. Excellent copy. View more info

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Conceived in war, born in peace: Canada's deep sea merchant marine

By: Heal, S. C

Price: $79.95

Publisher: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, Cordillera Pub. Co: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 814C5932

ISBN: 1895590019

Condition: Good


1895590019 234 pages. Index. Bibliography. Copiously illustrated in black and white. "Deals specifically with Canada's very special war shipping effort in both world wars, and gives attention to the postwar aftermath." - from Introduction. Moderate wear. Unmarked. A sound copy. View more info