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Fremantle Mission

by O Luing, Sean

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Published
1965
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Good
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Tralee, County Kerry: Anvil Books, 1965. Soft Cover. Good. 12mo. Paperback. 183 pp. Creasing, staining and darkening to covers and spine. Age toning to pages. An account of the Catalpa, an American ship that rescued six Fenians from Fremantle as it was intercepted off the Australian coast by a British gunboat.
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Last Dinner on The Titanic: Menus and Recipes from the Great Liner

by Archbold, Rick and Dana McCauley

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Published
1997
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Fine
Edition
1st Edition
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Toronto: Madison Press Books, 1997. 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. 8vo. Full green cloth, gold lettering to spine and upper front board. Patterned endpapers. 144 pp. Copiously illustrated in colour and B&W. Slight bumping to edges of dust jacket. Fine condition overall. This charming book, filled with Edwardian character, accurately conveys just what it was like to dine… Read more
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Sailing Ships of The Maritimes: An Illustrated History of Shipping and Shipbuilding in The Maritime Provinces of Canada, 1750-1925

by Armour, Charles A. And Thomas Lackey

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Published
1975
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Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
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Toronto: McGraw Hill Ryerson Limited, 1975. 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good. 10.25" x 8.5" SIGNED and dated with inscription by Charles A. Armour to half-title, signed to title page. Oblong. Full blue cloth. 224 pp. [16] colour plates. Over 100 illustrations in B&W. Rubbing to extremities, bumping to spine ends, spine tilted, a few scuffs to boards.… Read more
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Ships in Trouble: The Great Lakes 1850-1930

by Gillham, Skip

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Published
2003
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Fine
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St. Catharines, Ontario: Looking Back Press, 2003. Soft Cover. Fine. 8vo. Looking Back series. Soft cover. 128 pp. B&W photos. Some light creasing to head of rear cover. Fine overall. Ships in Trouble looks at some of the mishaps and disasters involving ships that sailed the Great Lakes long ago.
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The Perfect Galley Book: Yarns, Recipes, &Tips from Heart of the Ship

by Taylor, Diane

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Published
1983
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Near Fine
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New York: New Trend, 1983. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. John Visser. 8vo. vii, 183. Illustrated with line-drawings. Signed by author on ff/ endpaper. Some light yellowing on top margins. A small indent on front board with light bruising to spine and extremities, o/w very good in near fine jacket.
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PartnerShips to the World. Canada Steamshiip Lines: One Hundred and Fifty Years On

by Chesterman, A.J.

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Published
1995
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Fine
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Montreal: The CSL Group Inc, 1995. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. Oblong 4to. Orig. blue cloth, 96pp. Illustrated. About fine in d/w. An illustrated history of Canada's Steamship Lines, its beginnings and trade on the Great Lakes, The St. Lawrence Seaway and its builders, and other stories.
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The Canoe: A History of the Craft from the Panama to the Arctic

by Roberts, Kenneth G. And Philip Shackleton

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Published
1983
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Near Fine
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Toronto: Macmillan Canada, 1983. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 4to (large). Orig. brown leather, gilt illustration on upper front board, viii, 280pp. Illustrated. Wear on bottom edges o/w near fine in d/w, a small tear to top edge of rear jacket. A illustrated history of early rafts and floats down to the modern day canoe.
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The Suzie A.

by Haig-Brown, Alan

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Published
1991
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Fine
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University of British Columbia [Vancouver]: Pacific Educational Press, 1991. Soft Cover. Fine. Tetrault, Richard. 8vo. Soft cover. 112 pp. B&W illustrations. A few small creases to front cover, ink gift inscription to title page, else fine. This is a story of a fishing boat and the people whose lives she touched. Launched as a Japanese immigrant's dream in… Read more
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Hong Kong to Barcelona in the Junk "Rubia

by Tey, Jose Maria and Ordish & Ley (Translators}

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Published
1962
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First UK Edition
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London: George G. Harrap & Co, 1962. First UK Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo. Orig. orange cloth, 186pp. Frontispiece and illustrations. Light wear to corners and edges, with bumps to head and tail of spine but o/w very good in creased but very good jacket. Tey and his crew on the vessel Rubia, sailed from Hong Kong… Read more
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White Star Dominion Canadian Service Cabin Rates, Plans and General Information For First and Second Class Passengers, No. 4

by White Star-Dominion Canadian Service

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Published
1912
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Near Fine
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Montreal: White Star-Dominion Canadian Service, 1912. Near Fine. 4" x 9" Fold-out pamphlet, staple bound. 14 pp. No. 4, Jan. 1, '12. Some age toning to paper, a few very light stains, some slight bumping at edges. Else a fine copy of a cabin rate list for the White Star-Dominion steamship line, sailing from Montreal and Portland, Maine… Read more
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The Tobermory Shipwrecks

by Salen, Rick and Jack

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Published
1976
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Very Good
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Tobermory, Ontario: The Mariner Chart Shop, 1976. Soft Cover. Very Good. Roger Salen. 8vo. Orig. blue wrappers, 83pp. Illustrated with photographs and line drawings. Light foxing, damp staining to front and rear covers, with some rust markings on spine but o/w very good. A list of shipwrecks in and around Tobermory and the Niagara Escarpment for divers to… Read more
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The Pacific Rim Explorer: The Complete Guide

by Obee, Bruce

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Published
1986
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Near Fine
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North Vancouver, B.C.: Whitecap Books, 1986. Soft Cover. Near Fine. Barwell-Clarke, Janet [maps]. 8vo. SIGNED by author to half-title. Soft cover. xiii, 185 p.p. B&W photos and maps. Near fine. The Pacific Rim area of southwest Vancouver Island is a fascinating destination for hikers, beachcombers, fishermen, canoeists, kayakers, windsurfers, naturalists, sightseers, and anyone else who enjoys the outdoors.… Read more
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An Introduction to Seamanship

by Hall, Charles H.

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Published
1945
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Very Good
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New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, 1945. Hardcover. Very Good/Fair. 16mo. The Yachting Handbook Series. Orig. blue cloth, ix, 180pp. Illustrated. A small soil to upper front cover and light dampstainig to rear cover, spine and corners rubbed but o/w very good in chipped d/w, loss to upper half of jacket spine with chips to edges and extremities,… Read more
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Moby Dick, or The White Whale

by Melville, Herman

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Published
1949
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Good
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London: J.M. Dent & Sons, 1949. Hard Cover. Good/Good. 18mo. Everyman's Library No. 179. Red cloth boards with gilt lettering to spine and blind device to front board. Patterned endpapers. viii, 504 p.p., [16]. Some dark staining to joints, very minor rubbing to spine ends and corners. Small scuff to head of front board. Dust jacket bumped at… Read more
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Town of Lunenburg Nova Scotia: 65th Annual Report

by Town of Lunenburg

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Published
1953
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Near Fine
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Luneburg, Nova Scotia: Town Council, 1953. Soft Cover. Near Fine. 8vo. Spiral bound pictorial boards, 108pp. Illustrated. Owner name on inner cover, a commemorative coin laid-on with tape. Some markings to covers but o/w near fine. A history of the Town of Lunenburg, Nova Scotia, records and accomplishments including "more than two hundred...vessels were built in the… Read more
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The Wooden World: An Anatomy of the Georgian Navy

by Rodger, N.A.M.

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Published
2009
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Fine
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London: The Folio Society, 2009. Hard Cover. Fine/Near Fine. 8vo. Brown cloth boards with intricate wrap-around illustration of a naval ship stamped in black and gilt. Gold spine label with dark brown lettering. Custom brown slipcase. xxv, 422 p.p. [9] p.p. colour photo plates, incl. frontis. + B&W full-page spread diagram of a naval ship. A few scuffs… Read more
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Sponge Docks: Tarpon Springs, Florida - "America's Sponge Diving Birthplace

by Rozee, Eileen and Lou Rozee

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Published
1973
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Very Good
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Tarpon Springs, Florida: Self Published, 1973. Soft Cover. Very Good. 8vo. Stiff card wraps, staple bound. 85 p.p. B&W photography throughout. Some light wear and staining to wraps. The history of sponge diving in Tarpon Springs, Florida, the city with the highest Greek population in the U.S. Sponge diving is the oldest form of underwater diving. Kalymnos, a… Read more
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Travels Into Several Remote Nations of The World

by Gulliver, Lemuel [Swift, Jonathan]; Taylor, W.C.

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New York: Hurst & Company. Hard Cover. Very Good. 12mo. [n.d., ca. 1900]. With copious notes, and a life of the author, by W.C. Taylor. 360 p.p. Brown cloth boards with green and black stamped deocration and titling. Spine is sunned, tilted, and bumped at ends, some wear to front joint at head, bumping and rubbing to corners.… Read more
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Storm Along

by Murphy, Captain John Richard

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Published
1936
Condition
Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
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London and Glasgow: Blackie & Son Limited, 1936. 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good. 8vo. 248 p.p.+ [8 B&W plates, incl. frontis.]. Green cloth boards with black stamped titling. Boards are discoloured, spine ends and corners bumped, chafing to extremities, a few small damp stains to front board and white scuff to rear. Pencil annotation to rear pastedown.… Read more
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Cruising the Georgian Bay

by McNeill Wells, Kenneth

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Published
1958
Condition
Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
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Toronto: Kingswood House, 1958. 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. Scott, Lloyd (frontis map). 8vo. White cloth boards with blue titling. Some water staining and foxing to boards and bumping to spine ends. Illustrated dust jacket is foxed and has some chips to head of spine, a few small tears not affecting text or images. Edges of… Read more
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