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1 Ahern, Frances Robin. Edited by Dr. Mary P. Bentley. OAKVILLE: A SMALL TOWN, 1900-1930.
Erin, Ontario Oakville Historical Society / Boston Mills Press 1981 0919822460 / 9780919822467 First Edition Soft Cover Very Good 
213 pp, 8vo (8 1/2" H). B&w photographs, map. Local history of Oakville, Ontario. Contents: "Beautiful Oakville"; Industries, 1900-1930; The Firefighters; Oakville in Motion; Dundas Street (Trafalgar Road)(Station Road); Educating the Young; Lakeshore Road and Colborne Street (South Side); Lakeshore Road and Colborne Street (North Side); "The Main Street"; Navy Street; Recreation, 1900-1930; An Era of Gracious Living; Appendix - Origin of Street Names; Surveys; Schools; Churches; Banks; The Post Office; The Library; Customs Collection. Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - light edge wear, tiny corner creases on covers, spine flat with one crease. 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
OAKVILLE:  A SMALL TOWN, 1900-1930., Ahern, Frances Robin.  Edited by Dr. Mary P. Bentley.
2 Ahern, Frances Robin. Edited by Dr. Mary P. Bentley. OAKVILLE: A SMALL TOWN, 1900-1930.
Erin, Ontario Oakville Historical Society / Boston Mills Press 1981 0919822460 / 9780919822467 First Edition Soft Cover Very Good 
213 pp, 8vo (8 1/2" H). B&w photographs, map. Local history of Oakville, Ontario. Contents: "Beautiful Oakville"; Industries, 1900-1930; The Firefighters; Oakville in Motion; Dundas Street (Trafalgar Road)(Station Road); Educating the Young; Lakeshore Road and Colborne Street (South Side); Lakeshore Road and Colborne Street (North Side); "The Main Street"; Navy Street; Recreation, 1900-1930; An Era of Gracious Living; Appendix - Origin of Street Names; Surveys; Schools; Churches; Banks; The Post Office; The Library; Customs Collection. Interior - previous owner`s name, place and date in ink on free front endpaper, otherwise clean and tight with no other ownership marks. Exterior - tiny light stain on spine, minor wear at bottom corner of front cover. 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
3 Blakeley, Phyllis R. With a new Preface by C. Bruce Fergusson. GLIMPSES OF HALIFAX.
Belleville, Ontario Mika 1973 0919302645 / 9780919302648 Facsimile Edition. Hard Cover Very Good 
213 pp + Index, 10" H. Facsimile reprint of the Public Archives of Nova Scotia edition,1949. Canadiana Reprint Series No. 53. Medium blue cloth with gold lettering on spine/front board. B&w photographs. Contents: Halifax in 1867; The Army and Navy in Halifax; Business; Visits of Royalty; Public Buildings; Public Utilities; Sports and Other Amusements; The Playgrounds of Halifax; Holidays; Halifax in 1900; Index. Crease at bottom corner of Preface page and Title page, wrinkling at top/bottom of spine, light wear at top/bottom of spine and at corners 
Price: 35.00 USD
 
 
THE LAKE COUNTIES.  WITH SPECIAL ARTICLES ON BIRDS, BUTTERFLIES AND MOTHS, FLORA, GEOLOGY, FOX-HUNTING, MOUNTAINEERING, YACHTING, MOTOR-BOATING, FISHING, SHOOTING, AND CYCLING.  INCLUDING A FULL GAZETTEER AND MAP., Collingwood, W.G.  With contributions by  Mary L. Armitt, Dr. Richard C. Lowther, S.L. Petty, Bernard Smith, Rev. E.M. Reynolds, W.P. Haskett-Smith, P.C. Crossley, Oscar T. Gnosspelius, A. Severn, A.W. Rumney.
4 Collingwood, W.G. With contributions by Mary L. Armitt, Dr. Richard C. Lowther, S.L. Petty, Bernard Smith, Rev. E.M. Reynolds, W.P. Haskett-Smith, P.C. Crossley, Oscar T. Gnosspelius, A. Severn, A.W. Rumney. THE LAKE COUNTIES. WITH SPECIAL ARTICLES ON BIRDS, BUTTERFLIES AND MOTHS, FLORA, GEOLOGY, FOX-HUNTING, MOUNTAINEERING, YACHTING, MOTOR-BOATING, FISHING, SHOOTING, AND CYCLING. INCLUDING A FULL GAZETTEER AND MAP.
London Frederick Warne 1932 Limited, Autographed Edition. Hard Cover Very Good Very Good- A. Reginald Smith, R.W.S. Signed by Author and Illustrator.
368 pp, 10 7/8" H. Medium green cloth boards with gilt lettering on spine and front board, top edge gilt. "This Autographed Edition is limited to 350 copies. This Copy is No. 8" - Signed by W.G. Collingwood and A. Reginald Smith. 16 colour plates with tissues-guards bearing captions (collated), plus many b&w drawings throughout the text. Fold-out map at rear. Contents: Part I (by W.G. Collingwood). Their Scenery and Story: Kent and Lune; Windermere and Grasmere; Lake Lancashire; Eskdale and Wastwater; Ennerdale and Allendale; "Merry Carlisle" and the Border; Keswick and Thirlmere; From Helvellyn to Stainmoor. Part II. Natural History and Sport in the Lake District: The Birds, by Mary L. Armitt, revised by Arthur Astley; Butterflies and Moths, by Dr. Richard C. Lowther; The Flora, by S.L. Petty, revision and additions by Mary Thompson, Agnes Drury and A.G. Hayes; The Building of the Lake Districk, by Bernard Smith, Fox-Hunting on the Fells, by Rev. E.M. Reynolds, rev. by R.E. Porter; Mountaineering, by W.P. Haskett-Smith; Yachting on Windermere, by P.C. Crossley; Motor-Boating, by Oscar T. Gnosspelius; Fishing, by A. Severn; Shooting, by A. Ruskin Severn; Cycling, by A.W. Rumney. Part III. A Gazetteer of the Lake Counties; Index; Map. Previous owner's completed bookplate and a small store label on front pastedown, very light foxing on endpapers, small tear at bottom of frontispiece tissue guard archivally taped, soft crease at top corner of preliminary pages and also up to approx. page 6, slight separation between page gatherings at pages160/161 (pages still firmly held) and also some light browning from a laid-in piece of paper, wrinkling at bottom of spine, light edge wear/rubbing at corners and at bottom edge of boards, light foxing to fore-edge and bottom of text block. Dust jacket has light edge wear/wrinkling, several tiny/small edge chips and small edge tears, faint rubbing on spine, one small and two tiny ink marks on rear panel, protected in a mylar sleeve. 
Price: 200.00 USD
 
 
5 Covington, William J., editor. THE TORONTONIAN SOCIETY BLUE BOOK AND CLUB MEMBERSHIP REGISTER. THE SOCIAL REGISTER 1934.
Toronto The Torontonian Society Blue Book 1934 Flexible semi-yapp binding Very Good 
440 pp. Dark blue simulated leather semi-yapp covers with gold lettering/banding on spine and gold lettering/decoration on front board. B&w photographs, plus three sections of blue & white photographs/reproductions in elaborate gold borders. Title page continues: A Social and Club Membership Register. An Authoritative Register of Elite Torontonian Families, alphabetically arranged and supplemented with data concerning various Torontonian Clubs, together with Club Membership Register, Family and Maiden Names, Receiving Days, Summer Residences and other Items of Social Interest. Previous owner's names/places on free front endpaper and on title page, light edge wear - mostly at top/bottom of spine, tiny scuff on front cover, minor shelf soiling on bottom of text block. 
Price: 40.00 USD
 
 
FIRST IN ITS CLASS: THE STORY OF THE ROYAL NOVA SCOTIA YACHT SQUADRON., Erhard, Nancie.
6 Erhard, Nancie. FIRST IN ITS CLASS: THE STORY OF THE ROYAL NOVA SCOTIA YACHT SQUADRON.
Nimbus, (Halifax, 1986). 
156 pp, oblong 8vo (8 1/2" H x 10 3/4" D), hard cover in dust jacket. Profusely illustrated with b&w photographs and reproductions. ISBN 0928521521 "From the formation of the Halifax Yacht Club in 1837 to the challenge for the 1987 America's Cup, the history of the Royal Nova Scotia Yacht Squadron is filled with tradition, controversy, humour, and tragedy. Above all, it is a story about people - influential, colourful individuals - and the boats they designed, built and raced. (This book) provides an accurate and entertaining portrayal of the Squadron's fascinating history including special profiles of prominent members and legendary boats." Very slight curl to fore-edges og boards, waviness to fore-edge of textblock. Dust jacket has very minor edge wear, very light rubbing on panels, very light edge wrinkling. VG/VG 
Price: 37.50 USD
 
 
DISCOVER & EXPLORE TORONTO'S WATERFRONT:  A WALKER'S JOGGER'S CYCLIST'S BOATER'S GUIDE TO TORONTO'S LAKESIDE SITES AND HISTORY., Filey, Mike.
7 Filey, Mike. DISCOVER & EXPLORE TORONTO'S WATERFRONT: A WALKER'S JOGGER'S CYCLIST'S BOATER'S GUIDE TO TORONTO'S LAKESIDE SITES AND HISTORY.
Dundurn Press, Toronto, 1998. 
144 pp, 8vo (8 1/2" H), soft cover. ISBN 1550023047 B&w maps, illustrations. "Mike Filey has expanded his original book to include areas that are now the waterfront of the new City of Toronto - stretching from the west end of Etobicoke to the Rou ge River in the east. This valuable guide is an essential tool for anyone with an interest in Toronto: tourists, locals, and even out-of-towners who want to learn more about the lakeside sites of Canada's largest city." Interior - clean a n d t i g h t with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - clean and bright. Fine 
Price: 17.50 USD
 
 
LOSER TAKES ALL., Greene, Graham.
8 Greene, Graham. LOSER TAKES ALL.
London Heinemann 1963 4th Printing Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 
140 pp, 7 1/2" H. At the invitation of his wealthy employer, Dreuther, Mr. Bertram, an assistant accountant, takes his fiance, Cary, to Monte Carlo to wed. While waiting for Dreuther to meet them in his yacht, Seagull, Bertram discovers a winning system for roulette - but will his success at the tables lose him the love of his life? Previous owner's name stamp on front and rear pastedown, browning to edges of text block, one very minor corner bump. Dust jacket has very light edge wear/wrinkling, light browning on spine and flap-folds, and at top/bottom edges. 
Price: 35.00 USD
 
 
THE GRAND OLD BUILDINGS OF HAMILTON., Henley, Brian.
9 Henley, Brian. THE GRAND OLD BUILDINGS OF HAMILTON.
Hamilton, Ontario The Spectator 1994 0969846002 / 9780969846000 First Edition Soft Cover Very Good 
115 pp, oblong 8vo (8 1/2" H x 11" D). B&w photographs. Collected from articles published in The Spectator, this book highlights some of the architectural treasures of Hamilton, Ontario, including: Dundurn Castle, Blink Bonnie, Lakeside Yacht Club, the CN station, Royal Hotel, Ocean House on the Beach Strip, the Post Office, the SavoyTheatre, the Carnegie Library, etc., etc. Interior - 1" soft crease at top edge of pages - mainly second half of pages, otherwise clean and tight with no other ownership marks. Exterior - 1" crease at top edge of rear cover, small corner crease on front cover. 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
10 Innes, Michael. THE GAY PHOENIX.
London Gollancz 1976 0575021454 / 9780575021457 First British Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good+ 
192 pp, 8vo (8" H). "A small yacht adrift in mid-Pacific, its main-mast snapped, its navigator dead - that's the highly intriguing (and most uncharacteristic) opening of Michael Innes's latest story. The dead man is Charles Povey, a maverick tycoon. And there's a survivor on board: his brother Arthur, who, when at last he is picked up, semi-delirious, is assumed for several convincing reasons to be Charles himself. As Charles was the wealthy brother, Arthur is very ready to accept the error in identification. He proceeds to enjoy the fleshpots. But of course he also has to have a shot at running Charles's confused financial empire. And, not surprisingly, there are one or two people who see through the impersonation, and make their blackmailing demands. Arthur is driven to marriage, crime, attempted murder and desperation. Unhappily for Arthur, he buys a country estate which makes him a neighbour of that greatest of detectives, Sir John Appleby, sometime head of Scotland Yard. Appleby is in retirement now, but he cannot resist a mystery almost on his own doorstep, and he is soon investigating." afew tiny foxing marks on top of textblock, tiny bump at top of rear hinge. Dust jacket has minor edge wrinkling. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
11 MacDonald, Cheryl. PORT DOVER: A PLACE IN THE SUN. A HISTORY OF PORT DOVER TOURISM. VOLUME 1: 1669-1914.
Port Dover, Ontario Port Dover Board of Trade 1998 0968367607 / 9780968367605 First Edition Soft Cover Very Good 
119 pp, 7" H x 8 1/2" D. Profusely illustrated with b&w photographs. "Port Dover's natural and man-made attractions have enticed visitors for hundreds of years. Now for the very first time, here is the story of Port Dover's early tourist industry. French missionaries, invading Americans, British sailors and Victorian pleasure seekers have all found much to praise in 'The Port'. Read about excursion steamers, yacht races, parades and celebrations, music and much much more - and discover why visitors return to Port Dover again and again." Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - minor edge wear, light front hinge crease, minor rubbing. 
Price: 17.50 USD
 
 
DE LA MONTAGNE AU DESERT.  BOUND WITH:  L'ERMITE DES NEIGES., Mathuisieulx, Mehier de.
12 Mathuisieulx, Mehier de. DE LA MONTAGNE AU DESERT. BOUND WITH: L'ERMITE DES NEIGES.
Maison Alfred Mame et Fils, Tours, n.d. (presentation label dated 1917). 
224 pp, 4to (11" H), hard cover (gray cloth with gold lettering/decoration on spine, gold lettering/banding and picture pastedown on front board) - no dust jacket. All edges gilt. B&w illustrations. FRENCH TEXT. Two adventure stories, one set in Mexico and Algeria, where the hero joins the Foreign Legion, the other in the far north of Canada and Alaska. Table: De La Montagne au Desert - Preface - Premiere Partie: La Fuite - La Canada; La Chapelle Ardente; Le Frere et la Soeur; Le P o s t S u s pendu; La Frontiere; Hospitalite Mexicaine. Deuxieme Partie: A L'Assaut d'une Carriere - Le Naufrage; La Bombe; Les Souterrains de la Villa Nebrozzini; La Masure; Les Idees Superstitieuses de Fiorina; Le Drame de Sidi-Ben-Keilah. L ' Er mi te d e s Ne ig es: Prisonnier sur un yacht; Au poste; Halte en pleine voie; Et de sept. Previous owner's bookplate on front pastedown, light edge wear to boards, very light rubbing, faint liquid mark on top of textblock, two smaller marks on bo tto m o f t ex tb loc k, light wrinkling and wear at top/bottom of spine, several tiny ink marks at bottom of spine and rear hinge area, three small soiling marks on rear board, a few small light liquid marks on front board, minor loss of gol d o n le tter ing and dec ora tion . Good+ 
Price: 125.00 USD
 
 
THE CARE AND FEEDING OF THE OFFSHORE CREW., Pardey, Lin.  With Pardey, Larry.  Illustrated by Tadami Takahashi.
13 Pardey, Lin. With Pardey, Larry. Illustrated by Tadami Takahashi. THE CARE AND FEEDING OF THE OFFSHORE CREW.
W.W. Norton, New York, 1980, 5th printing. 
408 pp, 8vo (8 7/16" H), hard cover in dust jacket. ISBN 0393032493 B&w illustrations. "A round-the-world sailor and offshore racer answers those questions of supply that must be dealt with by anyone planning a blue-water adventure. It is not a book of recipes. Instead it is a complete guide to store-shopping around the world, preserving food on long voyages, long-range planning with individual needs and preferences taken into account, the problems of water and tanks, health, list-making, wine at sea, seaskickness prevention, and the problem of trash. Here is vital information on outfitting a galley, sinks, counters, cooking in rough weather, scheduling, safety - the myriad problems centering around the gastronomic heart o f t h e c r u ising or racing yacht. Lin Pardey not only calls on her own vast experience, but also on the results of questionnaires sent to countless other blue-water sailors, including both cruising and racing crews. The result is a distillati on of t he be st i nformation, experience, and wisdom to be applied to the basic problem of food at sea." Book cracked at pages 224/225 - pages holding firmly, minor rubbing and soiling on boards. Dust jacket has light edge wrinkling - mainly at t op/ bot tom of spi ne, minor rubbing. Good+/Very Good 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
HIGH WATER., Reeman, Douglas.
14 Reeman, Douglas. HIGH WATER.
Arrow, London, 1980, reprint. 
256 pp, mass market paperback. ISBN 0099079003 "With his own boat, the motor-yacht Seafox, former naval officer Philip Vivian had hoped to earn a living free from the petty restrictions of everyday life, close to the sea he loved. Now, however, h is dream is threatened by financial difficulties. So when a profitable - if legally dubious - proposition is put to him by an old naval comrade-in-arms, Vivian is willing to listen. But what starts out as a harmless adventure soon turns i n t o s o m e t hing altogether more sinister. And Vivian finds himself trapped in a treacherous web of violence and crime, dangerously torn between his stubborn sense of past loyalties and his duty to a society he has always despised." Interior - v er y l ig ht b ro wning to pages, otherwise clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - minor edge wear, faint crease down spine, old price label on rear cover. Very Good 
Price: 20.00 USD
 


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