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Into the Blue : Family Secrets and the Search for a Great Lakes Shipwreck.
(Toronto): Random House Canada, (2003). First Canadian edition.
Octavo, off-white boards, pp. [x], 269, . A family memoir, a blend of fact and fiction. First book by the award winning journalist . Fine in dust jacket with light use.
$16.50 Book Number: 12891 Order / Enquire
MADSEN, Marius; Jones, Lawrenceb F.
Shipwreck and Struggle.
Toronto: Pitt Publishing Company, 1963. First edition.
Octavo, navy and mint boards, pp. xviii, 110; illustrated with maps and ninety photographs. "True life adventures of a Danish-born Canadian shipwrecked and stranded on the world's last land of the Ice Age." Madsen's ship sank in 1920 30 miles from the coast of Greenland. Stranded on pack ice, they made their way to the mainland where they survived for one year. This copy of the book appears to be briefly inscribed by a relative of Madsen's, possibly by his wife. Near fine in a very good plus dust jacket, with a 1 cm tear to the rear panel.
$16.50 Book Number: 11200 Order / Enquire
Marine Steam Boilers.
London: Newnes - Butterworths, (1970). Third edition.
Octavo, dark brown fabricoid, pp. viii, 516; illustrated. Front endpaper with bookseller's label and institutional stamp, corners of covers bumped, else very good in a price-clipped dust jacket with wrinkling to the clear lamination, and a couple of short closed edge tears. Comes with an archival quality mylar dust jacket protector.
$55.00 Book Number: 14508 Order / Enquire
End of an Era : The Last of the Great Lakes Steamboats.
New York: W. W. Norton & Company, (1992). First edition.
Quarto, black cloth, pp. 155; illustrated. Fine in a near fine dust jacket. [Oversize*].
$27.50 Book Number: 11613 Order / Enquire
Rossi, Gifford S.
An Arabian Adventure : A Dream Achieved
Kegan Paul International Limited
Octavo, navy blue cloth, pp. ix, 151; illustrated. The story of the Arabian Dry Dock. Small remainder mark to top page edge, lower corners of covers a bit bumped, else fine in dust jacket.
$35.00 Book Number: 12593 Order / Enquire