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Across Widest America. Newfoundland toAlaska. With the impressions of two years' sojourn on the BeringCoast. Profusely Illustrated.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.: New York. Benziger Bros. 1906., 20cm, 307p. original decorated green cloth, a very good.(ar)
|$45.00||Book Number: 36521||Order / Enquire|
DEWITT, Robert L.
Public Policy and Community Protest: The Fogo Case.
Cumbreland, Rhode Island, U.S.A.: St. John's Newfoundland. Institute of Social and Economic Research, Memorial University of Newfoundland. 1969., 28cm, vii,110p., appendix, bibliography, tables, map, stiff printed wraps, a fine copy (ds7)
$35.00 Book Number: 20137 Order / Enquire
The Caribou Hut. The Story of a NewfoundlandHostel.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.: Toronto. Ryerson Press. 1949., 21cm, first edition, 82p., pictorial cloth, in slightly chipped but very good to fine jacket. (atl) O'Dea 2746.The Caribou Hut was established in St. John's asaccommodation for servicemen passing through during World War Two. By1946, the hostel had housed 16,000 servicemen. Newfoundland novelist,Margaret Duley (1894-1968), writes of wartime Saint John's and, as thebook was published in 1949, gives interesting opinions on the entranceof Newfoundland as the tenth province of Canada.
$35.00 Book Number: 36128 Order / Enquire
Voyage to the Edge of the World.
Tenafly, New Jersey, U.S.A.: Toronto. McClelland and Stewart., 1973. 8vo. 23cm, first edition. 254p. map and 48 illustrations, blue cloth, fine in very good to fine jacket (s6) The objective of this voyage was to circumnavigate North and South America, cross the roof of the world through the Northwest Passage, round the outher coast of Newfoundland and sail back to Halifax
$21.00 Book Number: 6817 Order / Enquire
Vikings Of The Ice. Being the Log ofa Tenderfoot on the Great Newfoundland Seal Hunt.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.: New York. Doubleday,Page and Company. 1924., 24cm, first edition, xiii,323p., with 90 platesand illustrations, blue cloth with paper spine label,a bit soiled, a verygood copy. (ads)
|$75.00||Book Number: 36371||Order / Enquire|
The Vanished Race.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.: Montreal. Editions EdouardGarand. 1927., 12mo, 18cm, 154p., quarter blue cloth backed marbledboards, black stamped titles bit faded, a very good copy. (atl) O'Dea1880. English, Arthur Stanislaus, (1878-1940), Newfoundland author. Afictionalized account of the disappearance of the Beothuks with anhistorical introduction by the author.
$75.00 Book Number: 31616 Order / Enquire
FACEY-CROWTHER, David R. (Edited by)
Lieutenant Owen WilliamSteele of the Newfoundland Regiment.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.: Montreal and Kingston.McGill-Queen's University Press. 2002., 23cm, xxiv,253p., frontisportrait, illustrations from photographs, bibliography, index, cloth, afine copy in fine jacket. (Cmt)
$35.00 Book Number: 34941 Order / Enquire
GALGAY, Frank & Michael McCarthy & Jack O'Keefe.
The Voice of Generations. A History of Communications in Newfoundland.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.: St. John's. Robinson Blackmore Printers and Publishers. 1994., 4to. 28cm, ix,428p., numerous plates and illustrations, notes, appendices (list of employee's, etc.), index, dark brown cloth, gilt spine titles, script retirement inscription on the front free fly, a fine copy in fine jacket (S2.12). - The 75th anniversary project of Newfoundland Telephone Company.
$125.00 Book Number: 23719 Order / Enquire
Sir Humfrey Gylberte and hisEnterprise of Colonizat-ion in America. Including His Discourse to Provea North-west Passage to Cataia; His Letters Patent from Queen Elizabeth;Captain Edward Haies' Narrative; and Other Important Papers and Letters,Together With Annotations and A Memoir.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.: Boston. The Prince Society.1903., 21x 16.5cm, xiv,335p., (facsimile - signatures in fours; in two;B-H in fours; 1 in two), frontis portrait from engraving, limited to 250copies, ex-library and rebound in full tan linen, with crimson leatherlabel, wear on the edges, inner linen hinges, front hinge expertlyrepaired, very good, uncommon. (Atl) Originally issued in wraps. O'Dea30. - 250 copies printed. First group contains reprints of documents inRichard Hakluyt's Voyages, reprinted in 1809-1812,' V.3. includingGilbert's Discourse 1576 and Edward Haies' Narrative or Report of thevoyage and success thereof. by Sir Humphrey Gilbert as in Hakluyt, seeno. 8a. Second group contains copies of thirty five documents from StatePaper Office, London, relating to English activities at Newfoundland inthe 16th century.
|$150.00||Book Number: 34724||Order / Enquire|
GRENFELL, Sir Wilfred
Autograph Letter Signed. Two letters: onehand written, the second typed with hand-written note and signature, bothsigned by Wilfrid Grenfell and addressed to one John Langley regarding apoem received. "Many thanks for your good letter, & poem, that I havealready read thro'- It is amusing and to me of course "intelligible" - Ifear the ordinary public would get a bit mixed-I shall with greatsatisfaction add it to my heterogenous collection of Labrador literature.I would much like to meet you, as I am much interested in the survey webegan - I sent 50 tons of Labradorite from Unitso (?) near Nain (Labrador)this fall' It seems to have a market value." The first letter is dated10 December 1934 and on letterhead - "Royal Benefit Matinee in Aid of
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.: np. Np. 1934., 25x20cm (2p.) & 28x 22cm.(1p), 1 stamped envelope, fine. Also included is aletter from the Librarian at King's College, Cambridge to John Langleydated 12 February 1937 thanking him for a copy of the poem. Although notnamed in the Grenfell letters, the poem is entitled "The Ballad of theYoung Harp." Unfortunately, we have been unable to locate a copy of thepoem. (N12)
$249.99 Book Number: 33354 Order / Enquire
Forest Life In Acadie. Sketches ofSport And Natural History in the Lower Provinces of the CanadianDominion.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.: London. Chapman & Hall. 1869., 8vo, 22cm, the first edition.viii,,371p. with colour lithographed frontis, (American brook trout),title vignette, and 10 engraved plates, bound in full tan calf, gilttitles, gilt ruled boards, with school crest on the upper cover, marblededges and endpapers, black label with gilt titles, gilt ruled raisedbands, gilt decorations in the panels, upper hinge starting, some wearat the edges, some light foxing, a very good copy in attractive schoolprize binding. (atl) W&S p212. (Chap. IX, Acadian fish and fishing).Heckscher 918, Wetzel p152., Phillips p152-3, Bruns H-70. Waterston.Hardy focuses on the old-style Indian guides, ingenuous, sagacious,respectable, but regrets the new-style hunting, an undignified massacreof moose. The memoir gives details of other ethnic groups, gold huntersand emigrants in the Atlantic provinces. (Waterson). The author,1831-1919, was an officer in the Royal Artillery. He served for fifteenyears in the Maritimes and was stationed principally at Halifax. He spenthis leaves hunting and studying animal life. He wrote articles forsporting papers and was the author of two books that were highly regardedby contemporary sportsmen. Sporting Adventures in the new world. London1855, and the present title. A study of the woods, animals, and fish inthe Maritime provinces combined with accounts of camping and sport anda chapter on caribou hunting in Newfoundland. (Story).
|$350.00||Book Number: 36404||Order / Enquire|
The Cultural Affinities of the Newfoundland Dorset Eskimo.
Ottawa. National Museum, Bulletin 200. 1964., 24cm, 183p. with 34 plates, bibliography, stiff printed wraps, fine, author's signed presentation copy to Beekman Pool
$24.50 Book Number: 17406 Order / Enquire
The Cultural Affinities of the Newfoundland Dorset Eskimo.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.: Ottawa. National Museum, Bulletin 200. 1964., 24cm, 183p. with 34 plates, bibliography, stiff printed wraps, ex-library markings, otherwise very good. (cnds)
$10.00 Book Number: 36883 Order / Enquire
HATTON, Joseph & M. Harvey
Newfoundland. Its History, Its Present Condition, and Its Prospects in the Future. Reprinted from the English edition: revised, corrected and enlarged.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.: Boston. Published by Doyle & Whittle., 1883. 22.5cm, xvii,431p. with 28 illustrations from engravings and a folding map, frontis and folding map expertly repaired, rebound in full buckram, a very good sound working copy O'Dea. 920b. "In this edition, descriptive and statistical portions are revised and brought up to date. The added appendix, giving information on fisheries, etc. is not contained in the English edition". Nor is the folding map.
$87.50 Book Number: 5352 Order / Enquire
HAY, George U., (edited by)
Canadian History Readings. For schools, libraries, and general readers; embracing seventy-two topics, treated by twenty-six writers, including well-known specialists. Vol. I.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.: Saint John., New Brunswick. Barnes & Co. 1900., 20.5cm, 346, (1)pp., with 13 illustrations & maps, dark blue cloth, slightly dust worn, leaves browned, very good (n16). ~ A collection of the first twelve essays from "The Educational Review Supplementary Readings" 1898-1900. Contributors include John Bourinot, Ernest Cruikshank, Willian Ganong, James Hannay, James LeMoine, William O. Raymond, and Benjamin Sulte. Only one volume of the intended series was published.
$35.00 Book Number: 31193 Order / Enquire