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Image for Down Rigging Techniques for All Fishermen: 40 Minute VHS Videotape in Case

Down Rigging Techniques for All Fishermen: 40 Minute VHS Videotape in Case

By: Author Not Stated

Price: $49.95

Publisher: USA, Best: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 642A1360

Condition: Fair


40 Minute VHS videotape in case. ""America's fastest growing fishing system is covered from A through Z... You'll learn what the pros use, you'll see the different types of equipment and its intended use... You'll also learn their rigging techniques, lures to use, how far to place them from the weighted ball, how to rig two lures from the same line." - from cover. Usual library markings and wear. View more info

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The Art of Rigging - Containing an Explanation of Terms and Phrases and the Progressive Method of Rigging Expressly Adapted For Sailing Ships

By: Biddlecombe, Capt. George

Price: $69.95

Publisher: New York, Edward W. Sweetman Company: 1969

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 666H3299

Condition: Fine


155 pages. Many detailed black and white drawings. "Originally compiled for the use of the students in a Naval Academy and believed by modern experts to be the best manual ever produced on rigging the sailing ship." - Preface. An excellent guide for builders of ship models. Title handwritten upon backstrip of plain brown dust jacket. Prior owner's handwritten details atop front free endpaper, otherwise book clean, bright and unmarked with negligible wear. Binding tight. Appears unread. A superb copy. View more info

Image for The Wide World  - True Stories of Adventure, September (Sept.) 1927, No. 353, Vol. LIX - The Alligators of Cambridge Gulf / Kwis-Kwis the Killer

The Wide World - True Stories of Adventure, September (Sept.) 1927, No. 353, Vol. LIX - The Alligators of Cambridge Gulf / Kwis-Kwis the Killer

By: Bowen, Patrick; Olden, C.; Woollacott, A.; Tench, C.; Torday, E.; Cassels, G.; Et al

Price: $299.95

Publisher: New York, The International News Company: 1927

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 123H0768

Condition: Good


Pages 338-420 pages plus 16 pages of great vintage ads. Features: By Water in the Desert - an African witch doctor puts a curse on three white men; "Highclimbing" in the Tall Timbers - photo-illustrated article on high-climbers (high-riggers) of the Pacific Northwest which provides a vivid account of their work and its perils; Kwis-Kwis The Killer - British Columbia police sergeant Letherdale brings to book a most cunning and dangerous murderer in the vicinity of Queen Charlotte Sound; "Within the Law" - an unscrupulous Winnipeg estate agent tries to bring off an extra-smart d... View more info

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Now You're Logging!

By: Bus Griffiths

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Canada, Harbour: 1990

Edition: First Trade Paper Edition

Seller ID: 762G2735

ISBN: 1550170333

Condition: Good


1550170333 119 pages. "The story of Al Richards and Red Harris, who go to work in a small west coast truck-logging show during the dirty thirties... The reader is treated to an amazingly explicit and detailed view of the camp's varied operations." - from back cover. Presented in comic book style. Unmarked. Average wear. Binding intact. A sound copy of this popular title. View more info

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Cable Yarding Systems Handbook

By: Canada, Workers Comp

Price: $149.95

Publisher: Canada, Workers Compensation Board of British Columbia: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 762H4284`

ISBN: 0771892624

Condition: Good


0771892624 viii, 175 pages. Glossary. "A reference for cable log harvesting systems used in British Columbia. Readers may use it on the sidehill, in the bunkhouse, or in the office. Supplements WCB regulations by providing examples of safe work procedures to follow when using cable log harvesting systems." - Introduction. Chapters include: Types of Cable Yarding Systems and Equipment; High-Lead Butt Rigging; Types of Skyline Logging Carriages; Landing/Guyline Placement; Alternative Anchor Systems; Wire Rope; Rigging; Skyline Riggin Carriage Systems; Intermediate Spars; Swing Yarde... View more info

Driftfishing: The British Columbia Way

By: Gilbert, Jim

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Sidney, BC, Canada, Heritage House Pub Co Ltd: 1979

Edition: Revised

Seller ID: 34106546

ISBN: 088792011X

Condition: Fair


088792011X 173 pages. Well-worn. Pages moderately yellowed. Catch more salmon, bottomfish, trout and any predatory fish. Gear, tackle, rigging, and hot new artificial lures described in detail. Special section on mooching. View more info

Stage Scenery - Its Construction and Rigging

By: Gillette, A.S.

Price: $39.95

Publisher: New York, Harper & Row, Publishers: 1959

Seller ID: 64206388

Condition: Good


315 pages including index. A text for a course in scenic construction and rigging, and in back stage organization and management. Chapters include: the organization of the production staff for the nonprofessional theatre; the relationship of the scene designer and the scene technician; the scene shop; building materials; wood joinery; and theatrical hardware; two-dimensional scenery; three-dimensional scenery; the stage and its equipment; handling, joining, and shifting scenery; the rigging of scenery; special construction and rigging problems; backstage organization and management. View more info

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Rudimentary Treatise on Sails and Sailmaking - With Draughting, and the Centre of Effort of the Sails. Also Weights and Sizes of Ropes; Masting, Rigging, and Sails of Steam vessels, Etc.

By: Kipping, Robert

Price: $129.95

Publisher: London, Crosby Lockwood & Son: 1904

Edition: Fifteenth Edition

Seller ID: 839C7290

Condition: Fair


196 pages plus 34 pages of advertisements. Index. Illustrated with numerous woodcuts. Spine taped. Usual internal library markings. Somewhat above-average wear. A sound copy of this wonderful vintage reference. View more info

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Rudimentary Treatise on Masting, Mast-Making, and Rigging of Ships

By: Kipping, Robert

Price: $89.95

Publisher: London, The Technical Press Ltd.: 1928

Edition: Twenty-Third Impression

Seller ID: 839C7291

Condition: Fair


151 pages. Index. "...Tables of spars, rigging blocks, chain, wire and hemp ropes, etc. relative to every class of vessels." - subtitle. Illustrated with numerous woodcuts. Writing on front endpaper. Front hinge completely open. Spine taped. Binding brittle. A worthy reference copy. View more info

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Modern marlinspike seamanship: Knots, splices, cordage, terminals and rigging

By: MacLean, William P

Price: $49.95

Publisher: USA, Bobbs-Merrill: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 839A1073

ISBN: 0672526069

Condition: Fair


0672526069 224 pages. Index. Recommended reading list. Glossary. "Written as a popular guide to ropes, cables, chain, and other materials used under tension." - from Preface. Profusely illustrated with black and white photography. Blue cloth boards and spine sunned. Binding sound. Gift greetings upon front free endpaper. A sound reference copy. View more info

Image for WoodenBoat Magazine, May / June 1981, Number 40 - The Magazine for Wooden Boat Owners, Builders and Designers

WoodenBoat Magazine, May / June 1981, Number 40 - The Magazine for Wooden Boat Owners, Builders and Designers

By: Multiple Contributors

Price: $49.95

Publisher: USA, WoodenBoat: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 826C8149

Condition: Good


160 pages. Features: John Gardner - in his own words; Keeping the Water Out; San Francisco's Two Oldest Rowing Clubs; Basque Racing Sculls; Voga is again in vogue - Venice gest people back in the water; The Riverside Boat Company brings a 12 1/2 back up to its standards; PASTIME; Singlehanding an Old Gaffer - rigging ISKRA for ocean crossings; The plight of the canoe people; Ray Speck and the Sid Skiff; Sons of Hitches - more imporvements on a cylinder; Wooden ship building in World War I; Fixing a leaky shaft log. Average wear. A sound copy. View more info

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On Rope

By: Padgett, Allen; Smith, Bruce

Price: $79.95

Publisher: USA, Natl Speleological Society: 1992

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 642A9558

ISBN: 0961509325

Condition: Very Good


0961509325 341 pages. Glossary. Index. Abundantly illustrated in black and white. Chapters include: rope, knots, rigging, rappelling, prusiking, long drops, domes and walls, belaying, vertical potpourri, teaching and practical ropework, and more. Nice clean copy with light wear. View more info

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Wire Splicing

By: Skirving, R. Scot

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Glasgow, Brown, Son & Ferguson Ltd.: 1935

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 839C7482

Condition: Good


49 pages. Black and white diagrams and photos. Prior owner's details inside front board, otherwise average wear and soiling. Binding sound. A quality copy of this nostalgic work. View more info

The Rigger's Locker: Tools, Tips, and Techniques for Modern and Traditional Rigging

By: Toss, Brion

Price: $129.95

Publisher: USA, Intl Marine Pub Co: 1992

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 83903527

ISBN: 0877429618

Condition: Fine


0877429618 210 pages including index. "An all-new collection of useful ideas, undeservedly obscure knots and splices, and tips on everything from working safely aloft to sail configurations, making ratlines and blocks, carrying plywood sheets, and preventing the eternally irritating problem of keeping that drawstring from disappearing into the waistband of your sweatpants. All from a man who's spent two pine tar-stained decades in rigging lofts and boatyards in search of the ideal rig and the perfect splice. Abundantly illustrated, it provides a lockerful of value for boatowners looking... View more info

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Three Generations on the Land *Signed By Author*

By: Weighill, Richard

Price: $399.95

Publisher: Nanaimo, British Columbia, Self-Published: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 41302202

Condition: Very Good


201 pages of profoundly fascinating and delightful illustrated history. Author's father (b. 1870) left Yorkshire, England with his young family for Canada in 1909 and arrived in Fife Lake, Saskatchewan where they spent their first winter in a straw house. Author was born in a sod house in 1910 and moved with his family to Montana when he was 6 years old. At age 14 the family moved to Victoria, B.C. and from there to Nanoose Bay, further up Vancouver Island. Most pages contain brief text, accompanied by the author's simple sketches of the way things were. He has stressed the most practical... View more info

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Raincoast Chronicles First Five - Collector's Edition: Stories and History of the British Columbia Coast

By: White, Howard: Editor

Price: $59.95

Publisher: British Columbia, Harbour Publishing Company, Limited: 1976

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 325A1848

Condition: Good


271 pages. "Raincoast Chronicles is essentially a no-bullshit book that opens up the past of those of us living along the West Coast of Canada in a way that no other magazine has ever succeeded. No glossy tourist nonsense. No political monkeying with the facts of life. Sweat and grease and silver and salmon. Lovely yellowing old photographs. Steam engines. Diesels. Oars. Easthopes. Rigging. Donkeys." - from the Foreward. Book unmarked with moderate wear and soiling. Binding sound. Dust jacket bears above-average wear but is now preserved in a glossy new archival-grade Bro... View more info