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1 Admiralty Navigation Manual Volume I 1938
London His Majesty's Stationery Office 1938 Navy-blue cloth boards with gilt title to spine, g Edges and corners slightly worn, front and back covers stained, hingecracks, otherwise good 16 x 24.5 cm (6.25 x 9.75 inches) 8vo. Colour and b&w illustrations, fold-out charts, tables throughout 

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2 Two masted fishing schooner 'Leah Beryl', Lunenburg, Nova Scotia (1930's)
Photographer unidentified (1930's) Black & white photograph A very light spot to centter of image otherwise very good Leah Beryl' in full sail with snowy hills in the background 
The two masted fishing schooner 'Leah Beryl' was owned by Lawrence Zinck and build by Smith & Rhuland in Lunenburg in 1929. 
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3 Anderson, John The Last Survivors in Sail
London Percival Marshall & Co. Ltd. 1948 Card covers Vg Sm. 8vo. B&w illus. throughout 

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4 Appleton, Thomas E. Ravenscrag: The Allan Royal Mail Line
Toronto McClelland & Stewart Ltd 1974 0771007205 / 9780771007200 Cloth in dust jacket Vg. in worn dust jacket with a few nicks and small tears to edges 8vo. Illustrated 
The story of the Allans, and of the line of sail and steamships which dominated the Canadian Atlantic routes for nearly a century, [1819-1919] Dust jacket. 
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5 Blondin, Robert The Solitary Slocum
Halifax Nimbus 1992 1551090023 / 9781551090023 Vg in dust jacket Vg in dj 8vo. Frontis photo illus. of Slocum. 

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6 Bolger, Phil Common Sense Boats Design Book Unique Boats by Phil Bolger Designed so You Can Build
Common Sense Desings 1995 Third printing Card covers Coves sl. Worn, generally vg 11 x 8.5 inches (28 x 21.6 cm Lg. 8vo. Illustrated with photos and plans 

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7 Bowdritch, Nathaniel Ll.D. (originally by) American Practical Navigator: An Epitome of Navigation and Nautical Astronomy [No. 9]
Washington The United States Hydrographic Office (Under the authority of the Secretary of the Navy) 1939 Revised edition of 1938 Brown cloth boards with black titles to spine and  Edges and corners has slight wear, slightly soiled and faded, otherwise very good 19 x 26 cm (7.5 x 10.25 inches) 8vo. B&w drawings, charts, tables, photo illustrations throughout 

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8 Butterworth, Hezekiah The Story of Magellan and The Discovery of the Philippines
New York D. Appleton and Company 1899 Green cloth with gilt title to spine, illus. to fr Cloth sl. worn, good 8vo. B&w frontis, b&w illus. throughout 

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9 Crowe, John Congdon. In the Days of the Windjammers
Toronto Ryerson 1959 Cloth in dustjacket Good in torn dust jacket. 8vo. Frontis & 8 ills. 
It was a common custom for captains of deep-sea sailing vessels to have their families accompany them. This book gives a factual account of the life of one such family that lived aboard a full-rigged ship in the nineties of the last century. Inside dust jacket. 
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10 Crowell, Clement W. Novascotiaman
Halifax, N.S. Nova Scotia Museum 1979 Blue cloth with silver design to front cover and s Vg in vg. dust jacket lg. 8vo. Numerous b. & w. Illus. 
The discovery of a treasure trove of correspondence and ship's papers found in the attic of the late Captain Frank Gullison of Beaver River, Yarmouth County, N.S. made possible the present record of the ship N.B. Lewis. This material, supplemented by extensive research, provides an accurate story of a Nova Scotia ship sailing all over the world in the ocean carrying trade in the years 1880 to 1893. 
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11 Darrach, Captain C.K. Race To Fame The Inside Story of the Bluenose
Hantsport Lancelot Press 1985 0889992800 / 9780889992801 second edition Card covers Vg Sm. 8vo. Illus 

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12 Easton, Alan Ships Against the Sea
Halifax Nimbus Pub 1986 Card covers Vg 8vo. Illustrated 

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13 Engholm, Frederick Waldermar (Val), (Late R.N.); Stewart, Kay (illustrated by) The Story of H.M.S. Victory A Ship Unsurpassed in Naval History
London Lindsay Drummond Limited 1944 Medium-blue stiff card with silver title to spine Cover faded and worn on edges, dedication to former owner in ink front free endpaper Christmas 1945, otherwise good; dust jacket is heavily worn, nicked, missing most of spine and 6 inches upper edge back cover, otherwise fair 7.25 x 9.25 inches (18.5 x 24.5 cm) Lg. 8vo. Black, white and brown illustrations throughout 

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14 Fingard, Judith Jack in Port Sailortowns of Eastern Canada
Toronto University of Toronto Press 1988 0802064671 / 9780802064677 Reprint Card covers Fine 8vo. Photos 

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15 Gough, Barry M. The Royal Navy and the Northwest Coast of North America 1810-1914. A Study of British Maritime Ascendancy
Vancouver University of British Columbia Press (1974) 0774800003 / 9780774800006 Reprint Blue cloth in dust jacket Vg Dust jacket is sl worn 9 x 6 inches(23 x 16cm) 8vo. 45 b.& w. illus & 7 maps 

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16 Grant, Francis W. Courage Below, White Wings Above True Tales of the Sea
Hantsport, Nova Scotia Lancelot 1979 Card covers Vg. 8vo. 
Sigfned by author on title page 
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17 Hankinson, Ken Fibreglass Boatbuilding For Amateurs
Bellflower, CA Glen-L Marine Designs 1982 Hard cover Previous owner's name on front & back endpapers. Generally very good 11 x 8.5 inches (28 x 21.6 cm) Quarto Illustrated throughout 

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18 Hay, George Campbell Seeker Reaper Illustrations by Archie MacAlister
Edinburgh The Saltire Society 1988 Limited edition, the copy is number 109 of a limited 1000 copies Grey cloth with silver design to bottom right corn Vg 8vo. 9 full page color illus. 

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19 Holland, Rupert Sargent Historic Ships
New York Grosset & Dunlap Publishers 1926 Blue cloth in dust jacket Vg with small inner hinge crack in slightly worn and nicked dust jacket 8Lg. vo. Color frontis, numerous b&w ilus. throughout by Manning De V Lee 

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20 Jackson, Lewis and Ian McKay (compiled and edited by) Windjammers and Bluenose Sailors Stories of the Sea by Colin McKay
Lockeport, NS Roseway Publishing 1993 Card covers Covers slightly soiled ow vg 8vo. 

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