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1 ABULAFIA, David Discovery of Mankind: Atlantic Encounters in the Age of Columbus. First Edition in dustjacket
Yale University Press, New Haven and London, 2008, ISBN:9780300125825 
ABULAFIA, David. The Discovery of Mankind : Atlantic Encounters in the Age of Columbus. New Haven and London : Yale University Press, (2008). First Printing. Pp (6),[vii]-xxvi,(6),[3]-379,(7). First Printing. Maps in the text. 8vo, black cloth, gilt lettering to spine. David Abulafia, FSA, FRHistS, FBA (b. December 12, 1949, Twickenham, London). "The first landings in the Atlantic World heralded striking and often terrifying impressions of peoples entirely isolated from the explorer's continents, customs and religions. From the first recorded encounters with the native inhabitants of the Canary Islands in 1341, to Columbus's explorations in 1492 and Cabral's discovery of Brazil in 1500, western Europeans struggled to make sense of the existence of the peoples they met. Were they Adam's children, of a common lineage with the peoples of the Old World, or were they a separate creation, the monstrous races of medieval legend? Should they govern themselves? Did theyhave the right to be free? Did they know God? Could they know God? Emphasi zing contact between peoples rather than the discovery of lands, and using archaeological findings as well as eyewitness accounts, David Abulafia explores the social lives of the inhabitants, the motivations and tensions of the first transactions and the swift transmutation of wonder to vicious exploitation. Lucid, readable, and scrupulous, this is a work of humane engagement with a period in which a tragically violent standard was set for European conquest across the world." - from the dj. Preface; Part I. Mental Horizons : The peoples, Islands and Shores of the Imagination. 1. Finding peoplefrom other Worlds 2. Wild men and wanderers 3. Images of Asia. Part II. Ea stern Horizons : The Peoples, Islands and Shores of the Eastern Atlantic. 4. Innocence and Wildness in the Canary Islands, 1341-1400; 5. The Canary Islanders, 1341-1496; 6. Rights of Dominion, 1341-1496; 7. Quarrelsome Conquerors, 1402-44; 8. Gold and Slaves, 1444-96.- Part III. Western Horizons : The Peoples, Islands and Shores of the Eestern Atlantic. 9. From the Old Canaries to the New Canaries, 1492 -- 10. Tai´nos and Caribs -- 11. Turtles, Shamans and Snorting Tubes -- 12. Cuba = Cipangu = Japan, 1492; 13. La Navidad, 1492-3 -- 14. First News of the New World, 1493 -- 15. Into the Caribbean, 1493-4 -- 16. Misrule in Hispaniola, 1494-6 -- 17. The Project Unravels, 1497-8 -- 18. Columbus Eclipsed, 1498-1506 -- Part IV. Southern Horizons : The Peoples and Shores of Atlantic South America. 19. Vespucci's Tabloid Journalism, 1497-1504 -- 20. The Land of the Holy Cross, 1500; 21. The Realm of King Arosca, 1505 -- 22. A Compulsory Voluntary 'Requirement', 1511-20. Conclusion: The Renaissance Discovery of Man. With glossary, notes, bibliography and index. Very good in dustjacket. As new. 25.00

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2 ALLESCH, Jürgen, (ed.) Regional Development in Europe : Recent Initiatives and Experiences : Proceedings of the Fourth International Conference on Science Parks and Innovation Centres, held in Berlin, November 12-13, 1987
Walter de Gruyter, Berlin & New York , 1989, 
ALLESCH, Jürgen, (ed.). Regional Development in Europe : Recent Initiativesand Experiences : Proceedings of the Fourth International Conference on Sc ience Parks and Innovation Centres, held in Berlin, November 12-13, 1987. Berlin & New York : Walter de Gruyter, 1989. Pp (14),[1]-368,(2). 8vo. purple paper-covered boards. Partial contents: "Technical and Market Changes andRegional Development Potential" by Hans-Jurgen Ewers; The Science Paik Phe nomenon and Regional Development" by Pierre Laffitte; "European Community Regional Policy Developments" by T. Joseph Mulcahy; "Science Parks in Europe" by Pierre-Yves Tesse; "Regional Development Policy in Europe" by Dirk JanDekker; "Strategies of Regional Development in Europe and TIL Activity in the Context of an lnnovation-Oriented Regional Policy" by Antonio Pedinelli; "Regional Development Policies in the OECD Countries: Trends and Coments on Recent Developments" by Jean Paul de Gaudemar; "Strategic Management of Endogenous Regional Development Processes" by Alexander Gerybadze; "Innovation and National-Level Regional Development and Planning Policies in France" by Véronique Debisshop; "Recent Changes in the Policy Tools for the Development of Italy's Mezzogiorno" by Nino Novacco; "Local initiatives for the Promotion of Innovationin the Federal Republic of Germany"; by Hans Heuer; "The Development of Regional Technology Centres in Great Britain: An Overview and Progress Report in the Context of Technology Policy in the United Kingdom"; by David Croome and David Hardy; "Industrial Technological Complexes: A Case Study of Brazil"; by Marilia-Rosa Millan, Jacob Frenkel and J.G. Malcher; "Innovation-Oriented Policy on the Regional Level as Well as in Border Areas of Southern Germany"; by Holger Haldenwang; "Regional Development and Vocational Training"; by Maria Pierret; "Conceptualization of Technology Centres and Regional Venture Capital Funds in Conformity with the Market Conditions"; by Klaus-Dieter Otto"; "Models for the Creation of New Business Ventures in the Vicinity of Science Parks and Universities"; by Harry Nicholls; "Enterprise Creation in Italy: The Role of SPI"; by Giovanni de Felice and Claudio Fornari; "Mobilizing Higher Educational Institutions as a Source of New Technology Based Firms"; by Andrew J. Gould; "Dutch Spin-Off Companies as a Means for Successful International Technology Transfer: The Case of the University of Twente"; by Dick van Barnefeld; "Tecnopolis: Between International Tendencies and Regional Development"; by Umberto Bozzo; "Technology Transfer: Enhancing Scotland's Competitiveness"; by David Lightbody; "Lifelong Education and Training as Decisive Factors of Regional "Training for Innovation"- a Programme for Berlin's Industry"; by Dagmar Brodde;"Structural Changes in the Ruhr Area: Development Strategies in Promoting Innovations and Technology and Knowledge Transfer"; by Michael Morath; "Technology Based Économie Development in î Northern Ireland"; by Thomas B. Copestake; and many more. Very good 40.00

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3 Allied Countries - WW2). Canada and the United Nations. A Tribute to the United Nations by Guita Percha & Rubber, Limited
Guita Percha & Rubber, Limited, 1943, 
(Allied Countries - WW2). Canada and the United Nations. A Tribute to the United Nations by Guita Percha & Rubber, Limited. N.pl.: (Guita Percha & Rubber, Limited , 1943). Pp 1-20. Illustrated. 8vo, blue stapled card covers. “Guita Percha & Rubber, Limited, an all-Canadian Company, is happy to pres ent this booklet to our customers and friends as a tribute to the United Nations.” - from page one. This booklet has information on the allied countries participating in World War Two, including a brief summary of each country along with a picture of its flag and leader(s). The countries covered are Great Britain, Canada, South Africa, India, Australia, New Zealand, United States, U.S.S.R., China, Netherlands, Norway, Czechoslovakia, Poland, Greece, Yugoslavia, France, Belgium, Mexico, Brazil, Iraq, Luxembourg, Denmark, Ethiopia, Philippines, Panama, Cuba, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, El Salvador, Haiti, Dominican Republic, Costa Rica, Bolivia, and Iran. Spine and edges worn, tears along half of spine, penned names, else good. 15.00

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Home is the Sailor. First Edition in dustjacket, AMADO, Jorge DE ONIS, Harriet, trans.
4 AMADO, Jorge DE ONIS, Harriet, trans. Home is the Sailor. First Edition in dustjacket
1964, 
AMADO, Jorge. Home is the Sailor : The Whole Truth Concerning the Redoubtful Adventures of Captain Vasco Moscoso de Aragao, Master Mariner. Translated from the Portuguese by Harriet de Onís. New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 1964. First American Edition. Pp 298. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering and decoration to spine, gilt JA device to front board.

Krummes, Steamer Stories : An Annotated Bibliography of Steamship Fiction, 1845-2012 p. 7.

A novel.

"Good-natured, incompetent, friendly, and lustful - at sixty the crony of college students and high-living officials - Vasco Moscoso de Aragao laments that his life as the son of a wealthy merchant has brought him no rank, degree, or title. So - though Vasco has never made a sea voyage - a friend gets him a licence as a ship's captain. Moving to Periperi in the suburbs of Bahía, he takes up with relish the life of an honored, retired old sea dog surrounded by nautical instruments, sea-going uniforms, and listeners eager for his "reminiscences" of the oceans and exotic lands that he has visited. Vasco is so endlessly and colorfully inventive that only a few of his canniest neighbors begin to suspect the truth.

When the northbound good ship Ita comes into Bahía with her captain dead, Vasco - the only licenced captain in the area - is dragooned into completing her voyage up the coast to Belém as master (with the understanding that he will be free to call on the first mate for all important decisions). On the voyage, Vasco enjoys himselt, whiling away the time in social activities and in pursuing a lady passenger of forty, to whom he becomes engaged. But deceiving sailors turns out to be not so easy as dazzling landlubbers, and what t happens then and thereafter is almost (but not quite) beyond belief." - from the dj.

Very good in slightly chipped unclipped dustjacket. 75.00

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5 ANGUS, Colin MULGREW, Ian. Amazon Extreme : Three Men, a Raft, and the World's Most Dangerous River. in dj.
Stoddart, Toronto, 2001, 
ANGUS, Colin. Amazon Extreme : Three Men, a Raft, and the World's Most Dangerous River. With Ian Mulgrew. (Toronto): Stoddart, (2001). Pp 208, [16] ppplates. 8vo, blue cloth. An account of three men's attempt to navigate the Amazon, from its headwaters to the sea, in a rubber raft. Vg in dj. 20.00

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Um Engenheiro Frances no Brasil.  2 vols, ARBOUSSE-BASTIDE, Paul
6 ARBOUSSE-BASTIDE, Paul Um Engenheiro Frances no Brasil. 2 vols
José Olympio, 1960, 
ARBOUSSE-BASTIDE, Paul. Um Engenheiro Frances no Brasil. Rio de Janiero: José Olympio, 1960. In two volumes. Pp. 920. With 39 illustrations. Text in Portuguese. 8vo, white printed card covers, french flaps. Partially unopened. Obras Reunidas de Gilberto Freyre, 1st series. Browning to spines, ends chipped, front hinge just starting on Vol. II, slight waterstaining to spineof Vol. I, front sunned, else vg. for the two volumes 100.00

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7 ARRUDA, Marcos, Herbet de SOUZA, and Carlos AFONSO de SOUZA, Herbet AFONSO, Carlos Multinationals and Brazil : The Impact of Multinational Corporations in Contemporary Brazil
Brazilian Studies, Latin America Research Unit, Toronto, 1975, 
ARRUDA, Marcos, Herbet de SOUZA, and Carlos AFONSO. Multinationals and Brazil : The Impact of Multinational Corporations in Contemporary Brazil. Toronto : Brazilian Studies, Latin America Research Unit, (1975). First English Lanuage Edition. Pp (7),1-219,(2). Tables. 8vo, orange card covers, lettered in black. Contents : The Multinationals and the Exploitation of the Working Class in Brazil (H. Souza); A Note on the Exploitation of Labour in the "Brazilian" Automobile Industries (C. Afonso); Notes on the situation of Labour in contemporary Brazil (M. Arruda); Legal Aspects of Foreign Investment in Brazil (M. Arruda); Notes on Foreign Occupation of land in Brazil (M. Arruda); Case Study No. 1 : Brascan (M. Arruda, C. Afonso); Case Study No. 2: Ludwig (M. Arruda). Spine lightly sunned, name expunged with white-out from title page, else very good. 30.00

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8 AVENI, Anthony F., and Gary URTON (eds.). Ethnoastronomy and Archaeoastronomy in the American Trupics. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, Volume 385
New York Academy of Sciences, New York , 1982, ISBN:0897661605 1982 
AVENI, Anthony F., and Gary URTON, (eds.). Ethnoastronomy and Archaeoastronomy in the American Trupics. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, Volume 385. New York : The New York Academy of Sciences, 1982. Pp [i]-ix,(1),1-365,(1),+ double-page plate. Illustrated. 8vo, navy cloth, silver lettering to front board and spine.

Contents :
Introductory Remarks (by Anthony F. Aveni and Gary Urton, pp vii-ix).

Woven Heaven, Tangled Earth : A Weaver's Paradigm of the Mesoamerican Cosmos (by Cecilia F. Klein, pp 1-35).

Pyramid and Sacred Mountain (by Richard Fraser Townsend, pp 37-62).

Precision in the Layout of Maya Architecture* (by Anthony F. Aveni and Horst Hartung, pp 63-80).

Astronomy, Cosmovisión, and Ideology in Pre-Hispanic Mesoamerica (by Johanna Broda, pp 81-110).

The Zenith, the Mountain, the Center, and the Sea (by Clemency Coggins, pp 111-123).

A General Consideration of the Maya Correlation Question (by Beth A. Collea, pp 125-134).

The Double-Headed Dragon and the Sky A Pervasive Cosmological Symbol (by John B. Carlson, pp 135-163).

Astronomical Models of Social Behavior Among Some Indians of Colombia (by G. Reichel Dolmatoff, pp 165-181).

The Pleiades and Scorpius in Barasana Cosmology (by Stephen Hugh-Jones, pp 183-201).

Catachillay : The Role of the Pleiades and of the Southern Cross and and Centauri in the Calendar of the Incas (by R,T, Zuidema, pp 203-229).

Astronomy and Calendrics on the Coast of Peru (by Gary Urton, pp 231-247).

Archaeoastronomy at Machu Picchu (by D.S. Dearborn and R.E. White, pp 249-259).

The Information System of Middle Horizon Quipus (by William J. Conklin, pp 261-281).
Ethnoastronomy of the Eastern Bororo Indians of Mato Grosso, Brazil (by Stephen M. Fabian, p p 283-301).

Astronomical Alignments in Medieval Islamic Religious Architecture (by David A. King, pp 303-312).

Ahu a 'Umi Heiau: A Native Hawaiian Astronomical and Directional Register (by Armando M. Silva and Rubellite K. Johnson, pp 313-331).

Summary: : Archaeoastronomy in the Tropics (by Owen Gingerich, pp 333-336).

The Tropical Zone: Land of Opportunity (by Sharon L. Gibbs, pp 337-341).

Archaeoastronomy, Ethnoastronomy, and the History of Science (by Stephen C. McCluskey, pp 343-351).

Culture Confronts Nature in the Dialectical World of the Tropics (by Billie Jean Isbell, pp 353-363).

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9 BALEE, William (ed.). Journal of Ethnobiology. Volume 20, Number 1, Summer 2000.
Society of Ethnobiology, 2000, 
BALEE, William (ed.). Journal of Ethnobiology. Volume 20, Number 1, Summer 2000. N.pl.: Society of Ethnobiology, 2000. Pp (6),[1]-127,(3). Illustrated. Maps. 8vo, illustrated white card covers. Contents : Matses Indian Rainforest Habitat Classification and Mammalian Diversity in Amazonian Peru (by David W. Fleck and John D. Harder); Ethnoecology of White Grubs (Coleoptera:Melolonthidae) Among the Tzeltal Maya of Chiapas (by Benigno Gomez et al); Identity and Current Ethnobotanic Knowledge of Francisco Hernandez's “Cici matic” (by Helga Ochoterena-Booth); Management of Trees Used in Mursk (Fermented Milk) Production in Trans-Nzola District,Kenya (by William Mureithi et al); Faunistic Resources Used as Medicines by Artisanal Fishermen from Siribinha Beach, State of Bahia, Brazil (by Eraldo M. Costa-Neto and José Geraldo W. Marques); Folk Classification and Conservationof Bamboo in Xishuangbanna, Yunnan, Southwest China (by Wang Kanglin et al). Dog-eared, else very good. 15.00

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10 BALLANTYNE, Robert Michael Martin Rattler : or A Boy's Adventures in the Forests of Brazil
T. Nelson and Sons, London, 1867, 
BALLANTYNE, Robert Michael. Martin Rattler : or A Boy's Adventures in the Forests of Brazil. London : T. Nelson and Sons, 1867. Pp. 330. Illustrated. 8vo, pressed green decorative cloth, gilt lettering and decoration to spine. See Quayle, R.M. Ballantyne: A Bibliography of First Editions p.36 for the first edition. Binding cocked, hinges starting, spine cloth slightly bubbled, spine ends and corners bumped, missing flyleaf, bookseller's small blindstamp to rear fep, else very good. 40.00

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11 BASTOS, Fernando de Oliveira Contribuição para estudo das Correlações Electroclínicas em Psiquiatria : ANormalização Forçada de Landolt
Edigraf, 1967, 
BASTOS, Fernando de Oliveira. Contribuição para estudo das Correlações Electroclínicas em Psiquiatria : A "Normalização Forçada" de Landolt. (Contribution to the study of the electro-clinical correlations in Psychiatry: the "forced normalization" of Landot.). São Paulo: (Edigraf), 1967. Pp. 181. Text in Portuguese. 8vo, white card covers, blue titles to front and spine, french flaps. The thesis for the Chair of Psychiatry of the Faculty of Medicine at the University of São Paulo, Brazil. Small chip to top edge, light wear to edges, inked inscription to title page, else vg. 40.00

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12 BASTOS, Fernando de Oliveira Memorial
Edigraf, 1967, 
BASTOS, Fernando de Oliveira. Memorial. São Paulo: (Edigraf), 1967. Pp. 80.Text in Portuguese. 8vo, white card covers, blue titles to front. Apresent ado à Faculdade de Medicina da Universidade de São Paulo, para Concurso à vaga de Professor Catedrático de Clínica Psiquiátrica. Two-inch diagonal tear at the top edge, light edgewear, else vg. 35.00

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Naturalist on the River Amazons, A Record of Adventures, Habits of Animals,Sketches of Brazilian and Indian Life, and Aspects of Nature under the Equ ator, during Eleven Years of Travel.  First Edition, original cloth., BATES, Henry Walter
13 BATES, Henry Walter Naturalist on the River Amazons, A Record of Adventures, Habits of Animals,Sketches of Brazilian and Indian Life, and Aspects of Nature under the Equ ator, during Eleven Years of Travel. First Edition, original cloth.
John Murray, London, 1863, 1863 
BATES, Henry Walter. The Naturalist on the River Amazons, A Record of Adventures, Habits of Animals, Sketches of Brazilian and Indian Life, and Aspects of Nature under the Equator, during Eleven Years of Travel. IN TWO VOLUMES. London: John Murray, 1863. First Printing. I: Pp. (2),[iii]-viii,(2),[1]-351,(1), frontispiece, folding map at rear, + 4 leaves of black and white plates, including 12 engravings; II: Pp. (2),[iii]-vi,[1]-423,(1), frontispiece, + 3 leaves of plates (1 of which is in facsimile), including 20 engravings. Illustrated. 8vo, original publisher's pebbled green cloth with gilt lettering to spines, all edges stained red.
Henry Walter Bates, b. February 8, 1825, Leicester; d. February 16, 1892, London), was an important mid-century English naturalist, whose main contributions centred around mimicry in the animal kingdom.

"The Naturalist on the River Amazons" was so important and highly regarded upon its publication, that Charles Darwin dubbed it to be among the best books of natural history travel-writing ever publishing in England.

"In the autumn of 1847 Mr. A.[lfred] R.[ussell] Wallace, who has since acquired wide fame in connection with the Darwinian theory of Natural Selection, proposed to me a joint expedition to the river Amazons, for the purpose of exploring the Natural History of its banks; the plan being to make for ourselves a collection of objects, dispose of the duplicates in London to pay expenses, and gather facts, as Mr. Wallace expressed it in one his letters, 'towards solving the problem of the origin of species'. [...] My companion left the country at the end of four years; [...] I remained seven years longer, returning home in July, 1959. [...] The part of the Amazons region where I resided longest being unexplored country to the Naturalist, no less than 8000 of the species here enumerated were new to science."- from the preface.

Spines of original cloth rebacked, new endpapers, plate opposite II-265 "Turtle-Fishing and Adventure with Alligator" missing (but replaced with a facsimile tipped in), repair to fold of folding map at rear of first volume, a couple instances of marginal smudging, else a very good, tidy set. 2,800.00

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14 BECK, John H., (ed.) Encyclopedia of Percussion : Garland Reference Library of the Humanities 947
Garland Publishing, New York & London, 1995, ISBN:0824047885 
BECK, John H., (ed.). Encyclopedia of Percussion. New York & London : Garland Publishing, Inc. (1995). Pp (4),v-xi,(3),3-436. 8vo, red cloth boards, cream cloth spine, gilt lettering to front, red lettering to spine. Volume 947 in the Garland Reference Library of the Humanities series. An illustrated reference to percussion instruments and music, the bulk of which consistsof 28 articles on specific topics giving references to further reading. 3, 000 musical terms and forms are defined, terms are noted in English, German, French and Italian, when relevant, and practical tips are given on the use of a range of instruments. Encyclopedia of Percussion:,2nd edition, updates and enlarges the only comprehensive encyclopedia covering all of the major percussion instruments, the volume is divided into 4 major sections: an alphabetical dictionary of percussion instruments and terms; illustrations of key percussion instruments; longer, individual articles on key members of the percussion family, from Bass Drum to Xylophone, written by leading percussionists and scholars; and finally, several appendices of terms and symbols and a comprehensive bibliography. This new edition is expanded to include new research in the field as well as increased coverage of electronic and world percussion instruments. Contents: Alphabetical listing of percussion instruments and terms -- Illustrations of percussion instruments -- Articles. The Basel drum -- The bass drum -- Brazil : percussion instruments --Calfskin heads : their history and manufacture -- Castanets -- Cymbals -- The drum set : a history -- Drum set players -- Electronic percussion -- Janissary music (Turkish music) -- The kettledrum -- Latin-American percussion -- Latin percussionists -- The marimba in Mexico and related areas -- Multiple percussion -- Percussion and dance -- Percussion ensembles -- The Percussive Arts Society : an historical perspective -- The plastic drumhead : its history and development -- The rope-tensioned drum in America -- The snare drum -- Steel band/pan -- The tambourine -- The tambourin provencal -- The triangle -- The vibraphone, vibraharp, and vibes -- Vibraphone players -- The xylophone -- Appendix A. Selections from Morris Arnold Lang and Larry Spivack, The dictionary of percussion terms ; Symbols ; Range of mallet instruments -- Appendix B. Table of percussion instruments and terms in English, French, German, and Italian -- Appendix C. Published writings on methods for percussion. Ex library with usual library stamps, &c. Lighlt rubbed covers, else very good, clean. 60.00

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15 BEUTEL, Josh CAMP, Dalton Best of Beutel : Editorial Cartoons
Lanceman Graphics Ltd., Rothesay, New Brunswick, 1983, ISBN:096915920x 
BEUTEL, Josh. Best of Beutel : Editorial cartoons. Rothesay, New Brunswick : Lanceman Graphics Ltd., 1983. Pp (3),4-174. Illustrated. Oblong 8vo, illustrated red card covers, lettered in black. Foreword by Dalton Camp. "Josh Beutel has been the editorial cartoonist for the Saint John Telegraph-Journal and Evening Times-Globe since the Fall of 1978. He has participated in avariety of international cartoon exhibits in Brazil, Poland, the United St ates ana Canada. Originals of his cartoons are in several public collections including the National Archives, the New Brunswick Department of CulturalAffairs, Red River Community College, and Saint John City Hall, as well as in collections of government ministers and private citizens. Mr. Beutel's political cartoons are syndicated in the United States and Europe by RothcoCartoons Inc. His work has been published in Newsweek, the Financial Post, World Press Review, and other publications in the U.S. and Canada, as well as in a number of textbooks and collections of political cartooning. Best of Beutel, editorial cartoons, is Josh Beutel's second book of selected cartoons." (from the title page). Edgeworn, else very good. 15.00

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16 BISHOP, Elizabeth). BARRY, Sandra. Elizabeth Bishop : Nova Scotia's Home-made Poet First Edition, Signed
Nimbus Publishing Ltd, Halifax, NS, 2011, ISBN:9781551098234 
(BISHOP, Elizabeth). BARRY, Sandra. Elizabeth Bishop : Nova Scotia's Home-made Poet. (Halifax, N.S.) : Nimbus Publishing Ltd, (2011). First Printing. Pp (6),[1]-121,(1). Illustrated throughout. 8vo, photo-illustrated cardcovers. In the Stories of Our Past series Sandra Barry (b.1961). “Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Elizabeth Bishop (1911-1979) is best known as an American author, but she spent formative years in Great Village, Nova Scotia, and in fact called herself "3/4ths Canadian." In recent decades there has been a growing movement in Nova Scotia to reconnect appreciation of Bishop with the landscape of her childood. This pictorial biography highlights the early influence of Bishop's maternal family and the cultural community of Great Village, and the poet's lifelong ties to Nova Scotia. Author Sandra Barry takes readers through the significant chapters in Bishop's life, from her ancestry and early years in Great Village to her first publications, her extended stays in Florida and Brazil, and her final years teaching at Harvard University. The book concludes with an overview of some of the Bishop-inspired work made since her death, and the commemorative efforts undertaken in NovaScotia and around the world. With photos throughout, sidebar features on h istoric events, Bishop's publications and travels, and background on her awards and other achievements, the book provides a fascinating introduction and important new angle on one of the best-loved poets of the twentieth century." from rear cover. Prologue: Defining a Poet; Chapters : 1. ; 2. ; 3. ;4. ; 5. ; 6. ; 7. ; 8. ; Epilogue: With bibliography, sources, and index. Very good. Signed, with inscription, by Barry on the title page. 15.00

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17 BISHOP, Elizabeth). BARRY, Sandra. Elizabeth Bishop : Nova Scotia's Home-made Poet First Edition.
Nimbus Publishing Ltd, Halifax, NS, 2011, ISBN:9781551098234 
(BISHOP, Elizabeth). BARRY, Sandra. Elizabeth Bishop : Nova Scotia's Home-made Poet. (Halifax, N.S.) : Nimbus Publishing Ltd, (2011). First Printing. Pp (6),[1]-121,(1). Illustrated throughout. 8vo, photo-illustrated cardcovers. In the Stories of Our Past series. Sandra Barry (b.1961). “Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Elizabeth Bishop (1911-1979) is best known as an American author, but she spent formative years in Great Village, Nova Scotia, and in fact called herself "3/4ths Canadian." In recent decades there has been a growing movement in Nova Scotia to reconnect appreciation of Bishop with thelandscape of her childood. This pictorial biography highlights the early i nfluence of Bishop's maternal family and the cultural community of Great Village, and the poet's lifelong ties to Nova Scotia. Author Sandra Barry takes readers through the significant chapters in Bishop's life, from her ancestry and early years in Great Village to her first publications, her extended stays in Florida and Brazil, and her final years teaching at Harvard University. The book concludes with an overview of some of the Bishop-inspiredwork made since her death, and the commemorative efforts undertaken in Nov a Scotia and around the world. With photos throughout, sidebar features on historic events, Bishop's publications and travels, and background on her awards and other achievements, the book provides a fascinating introduction and important new angle on one of the best-loved poets of the twentieth century." from rear cover. Prologue: Defining a Poet; Chapters : 1. Ancestors and Emigration ; 2. Birth and Death; 3. Great Village; 4. Adolescence; 5. Vassar, Europe, and Early Publications; 6. The Brazil Years; 7. Returning tothe North; 8. A Poet's Stature; Epilogue: "Home-made, home-made! But aren' t we all?" With bibliography, sources, and index. Very good. Due to its small size, shipping charges should be a bit cheaper than quoted. 10.00

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18 BISHOP, Elizabeth). BIELE, Joelle, ed. Elizabeth Bishop and The New Yorker : The Complete Correspondence. First Edition in dustjacket.
Farrar, Straus and Giroux, New York, 2011, ISBN:9780374281380 
(BISHOP, Elizabeth). Elizabeth Bishop and The New Yorker : The Complete Correspondence. Edited by Joelle Biele. New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, (2011). First Printing. Pp. (6),v-lxii,(2),3-421,(11), + 8 p. of black and white illustrations. 8vo, cream paper covered boards with metallic green lettering to spine. "'I sort of see you surrounded with fine-tooth combs, sandpaper, nail files, pots of varnish, etc. -- with heaps of used commas and semi-colons handy, and little useless phrases taken out of their contexts and dying all over the floor,' Elizabeth Bishop wrote upon learning a friendhad landed a job at The New Yorker in the early 1950s. Bishop published th e vast majority of her poems in the magazine's pages and her relationship with the magazine went back to 1933 and continued until her death in 1979. During forty years of correspondence, hundreds of letters passed between Bishop and her editors, Charles Pearce, Katharine White, and Howard Moss. In these letters Bishop discussed the ideas and inspiration for her poems whilesharing news about her travels and life in Brazil, while her editors offer ed generous support, commentary, and friendship. Their correspondence provides an unparalleled look into Bishop's writing process, the relationship between a poet and her editors, the internal workings of The New Yorker, and the process of publishing a poem. As these poems and stories move from manuscript page to print, 'Elizabeth Bishop and The New Yorker' gives us a rareglimpse into the artistic development of one of the twentieth century's gr eatest poets." - from the dustjacket. Very good in lightly nicked, unclipped dustjacket. 25.00

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19 BISHOP, Elizabeth). MARSHALL, Megan. Elizabeth Bishop : A Miracle for Breakfast. First Edition in dustjacket.
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, Boston and New York, 2017, ISBN:9780544617308 
(BISHOP, Elizabeth). MARSHALL, Megan. Elizabeth Bishop : A Miracle for Breakfast. Boston and New York : Harcourt Mifflin Harcourt, 2017. First Printing. Pp. (11),[xii]-xv,(3),[1]-365,(1). 8vo, grey paper covered spine with black cloth boards, gilt lettering to spine. "'Since her death in 1979, Elizabeth Bishop, who published only one hundred poems in her lifetime, has becoem one of America's best-loved poets. And yet -- painfully shy and living out of public view in Key West and Brazil, among other hideaways -- she has never been seen so fully as a woman and an artist. Megan Marshall makes incisive and moving use of a newly discovered cache of Bishop's letters -- to her psychiatrist and to three of her lovers -- to reveal a much darker childhood than has been known, a secret affair, and the last chapter of her passionate romance with the Brazilian modernist designer Lota de Macedo Soares. These elements of Bishop's life, along with her friendships with poets Marianne Moore and Robert Lowell, are brought to life with novelistic intensity. And by alternating the narrative line of biography with brief passages of memoir, Marshall, who studied with Bishop in her storied 1970s poetry workshop at Harvard, offers the reader a compelling glimpse of the ways poetry and biography, subject and biographer, are entwined. Finally, in this intimate portrait of a life lived for -- and saved by -- art, Marshall captures the enduring magic of Bishop's creative achievement." - from the dustjacket. Contents: 1. Balcony: April 29, 1975: Ninth-Floor Conference Room, Holyoke Center; 2. Crumb: October 5, 1976: Robinson Hall, Harvard Yard; 3. Coffee: January 12, 1977: 437 Lewis Wharf, Boston; 4. River: Spring 1977: PuseyLibrary, Harvard Yard; 5. Miracle: June 14, 1977: Sanders Theatre, Memoria l Hall; 6. Sun: Envoy: January 23, 2014, Patou Thai, Belmont Center. With index. Very good in unclipped dustjacket. 25.00

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20 BLANC, Cristina Szanton DONOHUE, John J., foreword KNUTSSON, Karl-Eric, preface Urban Children in Distress : Global Predicaments and Innovative Stragegies.pbk.
United Nations Children's Fund / UNICEF / Gordon and Breach, Yverdon, Switzerland, 1994, ISBN:2881246230 
BLANC, Cristina Szanton. Urban Children in Distress : Global Predicaments and Innovative Stragegies . [Foreword by John J. Donohue. Preface by Karl-Eric Knutsson]. (Yverdon, Switzerland): Gordon and Breach / UNICEF, (1994). Pp. [i]-xxx,1-481,(1). 8vo, illustrated red card covers. "Based on field work in five nations, Brazil, the Philippines, India, Kenya, and Italy, this volume uncovers the desperate situations facing street children, and offers critiques and recommendations for federal, municipal, and community action." - from the rear cover. Corner creasing to final few leaves, else vg. 30.00

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