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1 ABBOTT, Jack China and the English: or the Character and Manners of the Chinese. As Illustrated in the History of Their Intercourse with Foreigners.
Leavitt, Lord, & Co / Crocker & Brewster, New York / Boston, 1835, 
[ABBOTT, Jack]. China and the English: or the Character and Manners of the Chinese. As Illustrated in the History of Their Intercourse with Foreigners. Written for Abbott's Fireside Series. New York : Published by Leavitt, Lord, & Co., 132 Broadway / Boston : Crocker & Brewster, 1835. First Edition.Pp [1]-264. 12mo, blue pressed cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Contents : I. Marco Polo. II. Canton. III. Difficulties. IV. The English Embassy. V. The English Embassy – Continued. VI. Introduction of the Bible. Damage to corner of pp. 181-184 affecting a dew words, spine ends worn, corners bumped,cloth rubbed and smudged, pencil marks and name to endpapers, some foxing, else good. 125.00

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2 ABKHAZI, Peggy JACKMAN, S.W., ed. and intro. Curious Cage : A Shanghai Journal, 1941-1945. signed pbk.
Sono Nis Press, Victoria, BC, 1981, ISBN:0919462898 
ABKHAZI, Peggy. A Curious Cage : A Shanghai Journal, 1941-1945 . Edited with an introduction by S.W. Jackman. Victoria, BC: Sono Nis Press, 1981. Pp. (8),9-143,(1), + 8 p. of black and white plates. Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated white card covers. The author's journal of her time spent in a Japanese-controlled internment camp for "Enemy Subjects" in Shanghai during the Second World War. Brown spotting to covers, tail of spine nicked, else vg. Signed and inscribed yb the author on the first leaf. 30.00

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Cruise of Her Majesty's Ship Bacchante 1879-1882. Compiled from the PrivateJournals, Letters and Note-Books of Prince Albert Victor and Prince George of Wales., Albert Victor, Prince and George of Wales, Prince George of Wales, Prince DALTON, John N.
3 Albert Victor, Prince and George of Wales, Prince George of Wales, Prince DALTON, John N. Cruise of Her Majesty's Ship Bacchante 1879-1882. Compiled from the PrivateJournals, Letters and Note-Books of Prince Albert Victor and Prince George of Wales.
Macmillan, London, 1886, 
Albert Victor, Prince and Prince George of Wales. The Cruise of Her Majesty's Ship Bacchante 1879-1882. Compiled from the Private Journals, Letters and Note-Books of Prince Albert Victor and Prince George of Wales. With Additions by John N. Dalton. [In Two Volumes]. London : Macmillan and Co., 1886.First English Edition. Pp [i]-xxviii,[1]-675,(1),+ frontis.; [i]-xii,[1]-803,(1), + 6 Plates. Also, many text illustrations and maps. 8vo, blue cloth. Vol.I. - The West and the South. The Mediterranean - Teneriffe - West Indies - Bermudas - Vigo - Ferrol - St. Vincent - The Plate - Falkland Islands - Cape of Good Hope - Australia - Fiji. Vol.II. - The East. Japan - China - Straits Settlements - Ceylon - Egypt - Palestine - The Mediterranean. Spines darkened, cloth rubbed, wear to spine ends and corners, spotting/staining to rear board of Vol.II and front board of Vol. I, date ink-stamp to front free endpapers of both volumes, some foxing to folding map,else a very good set. the set for 800.00

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4 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. (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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5 ALSOP, Susan Mary TREE, Marietta To Marietta from Paris 1945-1960. First British Edition in dustjacket
Weidenfeld and Nicolson, London, 1976, ISBN:0297770942 
ALSOP, Susan Mary. To Marietta from Paris 1945-1960. London : Weidenfeld and Nicolson, (1976). First British Edition. Pp (8),ix-xi,(3),1-370,+ 8 pp plates. Index. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. "Their friendship began when, as teen-aged girls, they engaged in spirited political discussions over peanut-butter-and-jelly sandwiches one Maine summer; it went on to span decades and continents. As the wife of an American attache to the United States Embassy in Paris, Susan Mary Alsop kept up an intimate, witty, andextremely candid correspondence with her childhood friend Marietta Tree. T his remarkable epistolary journal records her impressions of the exciting years she spent as an observer from a very privileged vantage point, as a ravaged Europe emerged from World War II. Here she describes everything from her conversations with Winston Churchill (He has decided I am...French...and nothing will deter him from speaking French to me) and visits to the stately homes of England (Lunching with the Duke of Marlborough is a mixed pleasure. His palace and his park are superb...but he is an arrogant, odious host who thinks he is a lady-killer) to the sound advice she received on the secrets of entertaining from "the only really glamorous woman in the world," Lady Diana Cooper (Oh just give..plenty of booze and hope it will go.) Whether Mrs. Alsop is confiding delicious pieces of gossip about the people who shaped an age--the Windsors, Harold Nicolson and Vita Sackville-West, the Mitford sisters, Rothschilds, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Ho Chi Minh, Elizabeth and Margaret Cocteau, Camus and Sartre, Dior and Balmain--or giving serious assessments in her reporting of events that once again brought the world perilously close to war--the Berlin blockade, French Indo-China, Suez, and Hungary--what emerges from her letters is a spontaneous, totally unaffected, and living social history. All these stories will be in the history books, Mrs. Alsop wrote her friend, but it does send a chill down one's spine to hear them told by the actors in the drama." (from the dj). Penned name, else very good in nicked and torn, but unclipped, dustjacket. 40.00

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6 AMBROSE, Hugh Pacific : The Official Companion Book to the HBO Miniseries. in dj.
NAL Caliber, New York, 2010, ISBN:9780451230232 
AMBROSE, Hugh. The Pacific [Dj adds: "The Official Companion Book to the HBO Miniseries"] . (New York): NAL Caliber, (2010). First Printing. Pp. (8),[ix]-xviii,[1]-489,(5), + 32 p. of plates. Illustrated. 8vo, black cloth s[pine with black paper covered boards, gilt lettering to spine. "Between America's retreat from China in late 1941 and the moment that MacArthur's planelanded in Japan in 1945, [American enlisted men] fought many key battles o f the war in the Pacific. Here, Hugh Ambrose focuses on the real-life experiences of [...] servicemen, enhancing and expanding upon the story told in the HBO miniseries." - from the dj. Very good in dust jacket. 18.00

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7 American Cut Glass Association) Monroe Cut Glass
American Cut Glass Association, Shreveport, LA, 1980, 
(American Cut Glass Association). Monroe Cut Glass. (Shreveport, LA : American Cut Glass Association), n.d. [1980s]. Pp (16). Illustrated. Oblong 8vo,illustrated grey stapled card covers, lettered in black. Reproduction of a n undated catalogue. "Before Charles F. Monroe opened a glass shop in Meriden, Connecticut, he worked as designer for the Meriden Flint Glass Company.In this job. he traveled to Europe for the company. In 1B80, Monroe operat ed a glass shop, selling mostly imported glassware. He expanded this to include artist's materials, oil paintings, art goods, decorative vases, art glassware, and a line of bnc-a-brac. He also ottered lessons in china and glass decorating. By 1891, he converted a group of buildings into his glass decorating works. Since the business prospered, he added another five-story building. Not until 1903 did Monroe construct a three-story building for useprimarily as a glass cutting shop. At that time, the company employed over 200 people, including glass cutters (apprentices and masters) and designer s. Carl V. Helmschmied assigned a patented design on May 13. 1902. to the C. F. Monroe Company. No other assignments to the company have appeared in the patent records. The company liquidated about 1916. Monroe became foremanfor the E. Miliar & Company. manufacturers of gas and electrical fixtures. The later company occupied the site until 1923." (Foreword). Very good. 15 .00

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8 American Neptune American Neptune : A Quarterly Journal of Maritime History and Arts, Volume55, No. 4, Fall, 1995
Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, MA , 1995, 
(American Neptune). The American Neptune : A Quarterly Journal of Maritime History and Arts, Volume 55, No. 4, Fall, 1995. Salem, MA : Peabody Essex Museum, 1995. Pp (3),288-387,(5). Illustrated. 4to, illustrated blue glossy card covers. Contents : An “Experimental” Voyage to China 1785-1787 (Paul E. Fontenoy). Naval History of the Ojibwa of Lake Superior (D. Peter MacLeod). The Brig Isabella: A Hudson's Bay Company Shipwreck of 1830 (James P, Delgado). Downbound: The History of the Early Great Lakes Propeller Indiana (Paul Fordythe Johnston). Very good. 10.00

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9 American Neptune DULL, Jonathan R. BATTICK, John R. DONOVAN, Kenneth American Neptune : A Quarterly Journal of Maritime History. Volume 44, No. 3, Summer 1984
Peabody Museum of Salem, Salem, MA , 1984, 
(American Neptune). The American Neptune : A Quarterly Journal of Maritime History, Volume XLIV, No. 3, Summer 1984. Salem, MA : Peabody Museum of Salem, 1984. Pp (2),[147]-214. Illustrated. Double Column. 4to, illustrated red, white and blue striped card covers. Contents : The Searsport 'Thirty-six': Seafaring Wives of a Maine Community in 1880 (John R. Battick). Scurvy and Anson's Voyage Around the World: 1740-1744. An Analysis of the Royal Navy's Worst Outbreak (Eleanora C. Gordon). Was the Continental Navy a Mistake? (Jonathan R. Dull). The Navy's Battle Doctrine in the War of 1812 (James E. Valle). Remembering Days in Old China: A Navy Bride Recalls Life on the Asiatic Station in the 1920's (Evelyn M. Cherpak). The Marquis de Chabert and the Louisbourg Observatory in the 1750's (Kenneth Donovan). Some Important Maritime Meetings, September 1984 to June 1985. Spine sunned, else very good. 10.00

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10 American Neptune GALLAGHER, Mary A. Y. JOHNSON, Robert Erwin LIAPUNOVA, Roza G. American Neptune : A Quarterly Journal of Maritime History and Arts, Volume57, No. 3, Summer 1997
Peabody Museum of Salem and Essex Institute, Salem, MA , 1997, 
(American Neptune). The American Neptune : A Quarterly Journal of Maritime History and Arts, Volume 57, No. 3, Summer 1997. Salem, MA : Peabody Essex Museum, 1997. Pp (3),200-292. Illustrated. Map. Double Column. 4to, illustrated blue card covers. Contents : Charting a New Course for the China Trade: The Late Eighteenth Century American Model (by Mary A. Y. Gallagher, pp 201-218); Aleut Baidarkas (by Roza G. Liapunova. Translated by Jerry Shelest, pp 219-228); “A Sad Tale That Must Be Told”: Madeleine Curtis Mixter's Account of the Loss of the Ville du Havre (by Oliver Wolcott, Jr., pp 229-236); Six Months with the Seventh Fleet (by Robert Erwin Johnson, pp 237-251);Lord Sandwich, Lord Orford, and Whittlesey Mere, 1774 (by H.J.K. Jenkins, pp 253-256); The USS Constitution: A Design Confirmed (by Tyrone G. Martin,pp 257-266); plus news and book reviews. Very good. 10.00

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11 American Neptune LEWIS, Archibald R. FELLER, John Quentin GILCHRIST, John H. American Neptune : A Quarterly Journal of Maritime History, Volume 45, No. 4, Fall 1985
Peabody Museum of Salem, Salem, MA , 1985, 
(American Neptune). The American Neptune : A Quarterly Journal of Maritime History, Volume XLV, No. 4, Fall 1985. Salem, MA : Peabody Museum of Salem,1985. Pp [221]-296. Illustrated. Double Column. 4to, illustrated green, wh ite and blue striped card covers. Contents : The Medieval Background of European and American Oceanic History (by Archibald R. Lewis). China Sojourn: A Brief Account of Commander Bushrod B. Taylor's Tour of Duty (by John Quentin Feller). No Mistake About It: A Response to Jonathan R. Dull (by William S. Dudley & Michael A. Palmer). Cabotian Conjectures: Did a Cabot Reach Maine in 1498? (by John H. Gilchrist). Almost Down East (by John C. Bower, Jr.). Rubbed, else very good. 10.00

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12 AMIS, Kingsley). MARKHAM, Robert [pseud.] MARKHAM, Robert Colonel Sun : A James Bond Adventure. First Edition in dustjacket
Jonathan Cape, London, 1968, 
(AMIS, Kingsley). MARKHAM, Robert [pseud.]. Colonel Sun : A James Bond Adventure. London : Jonathan Cape, (1968). First Edition. Pp (8),9-255,(1). Mapend-papers. 8vo, black cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Gohn, Kingsley Amis : A Checklist. II: A28. "Lunch at Scott's, a quiet game of golf, a routine social call on his chief M, convalescing in his Regency house in Berkshire - the life of secret agent James Bond has begun to fall into a pattern tha t threatens complacency … until the sunny afternoon when M is kidnapped andhis house staff savagely murdered.The action ricochets across the globe to a volcanic Greek island where the glacial, malign Colonel Sun Liang-tan of the People's Liberation Army of China collaborates with an ex-nazi atrocit y expert in a world-menacing conspiracy. Bond finds himself working in alliance with the beautiful tawny-blonde agent of a rival secret service in thestruggle to overpower this ruthless enemy who discards the unwritten rules of espionage. Stripped of all professional aids, Bond faces unarmed the mo nstrous devices of Colonel Sun in a test that brings him to the verge of his physical endurance. Incredibly, the author adds his own imaginative impetus to the Bond saga yet preserves all the excitement and eloquence, the pace and glitter of a vintage Fleming novel." (from the dj). Light smudge to fore-edge, tape marks to corners of endpapers, else very good in nicked, priice-clipped dustjacket (with a brown corner stain to rear flap). 70.00

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13 ANAND, Mulk Raj. Conversations in Bloomsbury.
Wildwood House, London, 1981, ISBN:0704530619 
ANAND, Mulk Raj. Conversations in Bloomsbury. London : Wildwood House, (1981). First British Edition, from the New Delhi sheets. Pp. (4),[5]-159,(1). With errata sheet tipped in at rear. 8vo, red cloth with gilt lettering to spine. "This book is an hitherto unpublished collection of conversations that Mulk Raj Anand, one of the leading novelists of India, had with the avant garde writers of the twenties including E.M. Forster, Virginia Woolf, D.H. Lawrence, Aldous Huxley and T.S. Eliot. The talks with literary men and women in the bookshops, pubs, cafes and at sherry parties thrown new light on some of the much neglected dimensions of literature. The most fascinatingpart of these conversations is that it reflects the transformation of the novelist's mind and how it helped him develop his rich sensibility, which is so often depicted in his writings." - from the dust jacket. Contents: 1..A Drink with Bonamy Dobrée in Museum Tavern; 2. Lions and Shadows in the S herry Party in Harold Monro's Poetry Bookshop; 3. In Cafe Italiano with Aldous Huxley; 4. Crumpets with Nancy Cunard and Catharine Carswell in Whytelady's; 5. 'How Unpleasant to Meet Mr. Eliot': A Talk in the Etoile with T. S. Eliot and Bonamy Dobrée; 6. God, Joad and Logical Positivism in the LowerRefectory; 7. China Tea in Mr. Binyon's Study in the British Museum; 8. Un der the Chestnut Tree in Tavistock Square with E. M. Forster and Leonard Woolf; 9. In a Public Bar with Harry Tomkins and Bill Bland; 10. A Talk with Arthur Waley about the Asian Novel in Probasthain's Bookshop; 11. Feeding Pigeons with Auntie Emily Richardson in the British Museum Courtyard; 12. Tea and Empathy from Virginia Woolf; 13. A Wordy Quarrel with Clive Bell in Hogarth Press; 14. Art Nonsense Talk with Eric Gill, Herbert Read and Stanley Morrison in Gordon Square;. 15. With Gods and Dark Gods - A Talk with T. S. Eliot in the Criterion Office; 16. A Talk with Lytton Strachey in Virginia Woolf's Drawing Room. 17. Paradox or Order - A Talk with T. S. Eliot in the Criterion office; 18.. Talk over Coffee and Brandy with Valentine and Bonamy Dobrée, Nikhil Sen and Irene Rhys, in Francis Meynall's Flat; 19. Reason and Romanticism - A talk with T. S. Eliot in Schmidt's Restaurant in Charlotte Street; 20. Ecstasy in Uday Shankar's Dance in the Salon of Arthur Waley and Beryl de Zoete. Sparse pencilled marginalia, else very good in dust jacket. Ex-libris Bloomsbury Group scholar S.P. Rosenbaum, with inked acquisition note to ffep. 35.00

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14 ANDERSON, Kay J. Vancouver's Chinatown : Racial Discourse in Canada, 1875-1980. First Edition in dustjacket
McGill-Queen's University Press, Montreal, 1991, ISBN:0773508449 
ANDERSON, Kay J. Vancouver's Chinatown : Racial Discourse in Canada, 1875-1980 . Montreal: McGill-Queen's University Press, (1991). First Printing. Pp. 323. 8vo, red-orange cloth. "Charts the construction of Chinatown in the minds and streets of the white community of Vancouver over a hundred-year period'. Contents: I) Race, Place, and the Power of Definition ; II) Creating Ousiders, 1875-1903 ; III) Constructing Race through Place and Practice, 1886-1920 ; IV) Marginalizing Chinatown, 1920-1935 ; V) New Allies, New Perceptions, 1935-1949 ; VI) "Slum Clearance," 1950-1959 ; VII) Chinatown Re-oriented, 1970-1980 ; VIII) The End of a Fiction? Very good in sunned dustjacket. 50.00

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15 ANDERSON, Lindsay, Captain JOHNSTON, W.H., preface Cruise in an Opium Clipper. New Edition
George Allen & Unwin Ltd, London, 1935, 
ANDERSON, Lindsay, Captain. A Cruise in an Opium Clipper. With a new Preface by W.H. Johnston. London : George Allen & Unwin Ltd, (1935). New Edition,Entirely Re-set. Pp (8),[9]-224. Illustrated. 8vo, grey cloth, blue letter ing to front board and spine, top edge dyed blue. Ships mentioned in the Preface include the Eamont, the America, and the Hispaniola. Contents : Preface. 1. I Take Service on Board an Opium Clipper at Shanghai; 2. A Visit to a Sailors' Boarding-House; 3. Sailors' Wrongs and Remedies — a Crimp's Tricks; 4. A Crimp's Tricks {continued); 5. I Make Acquaintance With My New Shipmates; 6. A Secret Expedition; 7. A Typhoon; 8. A Typhoon [continued); 9. The Typhoon Passes Away; 10. We Arrive at Moy and Refit; 11. The Captain Explains the Nature of the Enterprise; 12. We Reach Our Destination, but Cannot Pass the Reef; 13. Seeking for a Passage; 14. Still Seeking; 15. A Passage Discovered; 16. Bumping Over the Reef; 17. A Snug Harbour, but a JealousNeighbour; 18. We Do a Good Trade; 19. Traffic on Board; 20. Surveying the Entrance to the Harbour; 21. Surveying Operations Continued; 22. We Succes sfully Cross the Reef in a Boat; 23. Return Across the Reef; 24. More Trading; 25. The Last of Our Cargo Sold - Symptoms of a Typhoon; 26. A Typhoon; 27. Anl Armed Junk Grounds Close to Us — We Capture Her — The Dutch Schooner Swept Away; 28. We Search for the Schooner and Find Her Ashore — A Brush with Wreckers; 29. We Rescue the Crew — My Party Relieved by the Captain and a Fresh Party; 30. Miraculous Escape trom Hostile Natives — The Captain and His Men Hunted by Them; 31. Search for Missing Men — Horrible Discovery;32. An Expedition — We Capture a Mandarin; 33. Preparations for a Second E xpedition; 34. We Disembark at the Wreckers' Village; 35. The Mandarin Escapes — We Burn the Village and Return Safely; 36. A Jesuit Missionary Seeks Refuge With Us — Tells of Hostile Intentions Against Us — We Resolve to Negotiate; 37. Native Merchants Ransom the Junk — They Promise to Use Their Influence Wl'th the Chief Mandarin of the District; 38. We Proceed to the Chief Mandarin's Village, Reach Our Destination, and Land Without Opposition; 39. A Satisfactory Arrangement — We Visit the Schooner and Bury the Murdered Men; 40. The Natives Attack Us by Land and Water — They Are Easily Repulsed; 41. News of the Approach of a Squadron of Formosian War Junks; 42. The Arrival of the Squadron Announced — We Capture the Leading Junk as it Enters the Harbour; 43. The Other Three Junks Captured One by One; 44. Peace Placed on a Firm Basis; 45. We Leave — Cross the Reef Safely — Reach Amoy — I Am Sent to Hongkong with Letters for the Owners - Conclusion. Slightly cocked, spine and covers browned and smudged, name, some minor foxing and smudging internally, else good. 65.00

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16 ANDRACKI, Stanislaw Asian Experience in North America : Chinese and Japanese Immigration of Orientals into Canada with Special Reference to Chinese
Arno Press, New York, 1978, 
ANDRACKI, Stanislaw. Immigration of Orientals into Canada with Special Reference to Chinese. N.Y.: Arno Press, 1978. Pp 227. 8vo, maroon cloth. In the Arno Press collection : The Asian Experience in North America : Chinese and Japanese. This was Stanislaw Andracki's Doctoral Dissertation at McGill University in 1958. Vg-fine. 45.00

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17 ANDREW, Arthur. Defence by Other Means : diplomacy for the underdog.
Canadian Institute of International Affairs, Toronto, 1970, 
ANDREW, Arthur. Defence by Other Means : diplomacy for the underdog. (Toronto) : Canadian Institute of International Affairs, (1970). Pp [i]-ix,(3),[1]-126,(6). 8vo, blue card covers. “Most of the established writers on diplomacy have done their work from the viewpoint of the great power, the leaderin world affairs. This book is a look at the substantially different diplo macy practised by smaller countries whose concern is first to survive and then to thrive in a world largely ordered by the great powers. Often more objects than operators of world politics, the author seeks to describe how international relations seem to the smaller powers, and to offer some impressions on how these countries devise their foreign policies and apply their diplomacies.” - from the back cover. Born in Pictou, Nova Scotia, Arthur Andrew has served as a diplomat in Canadian missions in Bonn, Berlin, Vienna and Prague, has been ambassador to Israel and high commissioner to Cyprus, and later ambassador to Sweden, during which time he inaugurated Canada's negotiations with the People's Republic of China. Covers rubbed and slightly foxed, else very good. Signed with inscription by the author. Due to its small size, shipping costs should be a bit cheaper than quoted. 30.00

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18 ANGUS, H.F. Canada and the Far East 1940-1953. Issued under the auspices of the Canadian Institute of International Affairs and the Institute of Pacific Relations.
University of Toronto Press / Canadian Institute of International Affairs / Institute of Pacific, Toronto , 1953, 
ANGUS, H.F. Canada and the Far East 1940-1953. Issued under the auspices ofthe Canadian Institute of International Affairs and the Institute of Pacif ic Relations. Toronto : University of Toronto Press, 1953. Pp [i]-x,[1]-129,(5). Index. 8vo, navy cloth, silver lettering to spine. “This book brings together and interprets the information relating to Canada's contacts with Asiatic countries since the beginning of the Second World War. Lucidly written and freshly presented, it will be of great interest to everyone concerned with international affairs. As Canada's policies in the Far East and Southeast Asia are the result of Canadian policies in general, Dr. Angus discusses the general policies first and then their particular application. He deals with the nature of Canadian nationalism; the war years and post-war adjustment; Canadian Far Eastern policy and the United Nations; the peace settlement with Japan and security; trade policy and access to resources; economic assistance and the forms it takes; cultural intercourse, human rights,and immigration; and Canadian opinion about the Far East.” - from the dj. Contents : 1. The Nature of Canadian Nationalism. 2. The War Years .3. Adjustment after the War. 4. Canadian Policy in the Far East. 5. The Record at the United Nations. 6. The Peace Settlement and Security. 7. Trade Policy and Access to Resources. 8. Economic Assistance in General. 9. Forms of Economic Assistance. 10. Cultural Intercourse, Human Rights, and Immigration. 11. Canadian Opinion about the Far East. 12. Postscript, 1953. Slightly flared, else very good in dustjacket (tears to spine ends). 45.00

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19 APPLETON, William W. Cycle of Cathay : The Chinese Vogue in England during the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries. no dj.
Columbia University Press, New York, 1951, 
APPLETON, William W. The Cycle of Cathay : The Chinese Vogue in England during the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries . New York: Columbia University Press, 1951. First American Printing. Pp. (10),[xi]-xii,(2),[3]-182,(6), + 8 p. of plates. Map endpapers. Illustrated. 8vo, red cloth with gilt lettered black title block to spine, top edge dyed red. Contents: 1. Merchant and Missionary; 2. A Confusion of Tongues; 3. Confucius, the Good Governor; 4. The Dissenting Opinion; 5. Scenes and Festivals; 6. English Chinoiserie;7. The Chinese Spectator; 8. The Tide Recedes; 9. The Macartney Embassy. L ight wear to spine ends, else vg. 35.00

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20 ARENDT, Hannah. On Revolution. First Edition in dustjacket.
Faber and Faber, London, 1963, 
ARENDT, Hannah. On Revolution. London : Faber and Faber, (1963). First Printing. Pp. (8),1-343,(1). 8vo, black cloth with gilt lettering and gilt border to spine. Very good in very lightly spine-sunned, unclipped dustjacket. A very nice, tidy copy. 60.00 "If, as we all hope and as Dr Arendt believes, major warfare is a thing of the past, this century will nevertheless continue to be a century of revolutions. in the contest that divides the world today, in which so much is at stake, those will probably win who understandrevolution, while those who still put their faith in war as the last resor t of foreign policy will find themselves masters of an obsolete trade. Revolution is among the most recent of all major political phenomena. To analyse and interpret its meaning Dr Arendt turns back to the first great examples: the American and the French. How was it possible for the first to accomplish its objectives under the control and guidance of the men who started it, while the second foundered in impotence and terror so that the onlookerscame to believe that revolution must of necessity devoir its own children? What basic difference bewteen the two made the French Revolution, wit its emphasis on historical necessity, the apparently inescapable model for later revolutions in Russia and China? What has happened to the ideal of freedom as the end and justification of revolution. With her characteristic originality and brilliance of analysis, Dr Arendt traces back to their ebginnigns the principles that underlie these great events, principles that contain the answers to these questions and throw light upon the present and the future. Finally, she advances a daring proposal for restoring the revolutionary virtues and eliminating the evils of mass society -- a means of reconciling equality with authority and of restoring public happiness and public freedom to the people." - from the dustjacket. Contents: Introduction: War andRevolution; 1. The Meaning of Revoluition; 2. The Social Question; 3. The Pursuit of Happiness; 4. Foundation I: Constitutio Libertatis; 5. Foundation II: Novus Ordo Saeclorum; 6. The Revolutionary Tradition and Its Lost Treasure. With bibliography and index.

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