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1 4th Estate - Halifax, N.S. LARGE, Brenda TULLOCH, Anne FILLMORE, Nick Artscalendar Summer 72
4th Estate, Halifax, 1972, 
(The 4th Estate). Artscalendar [Summer 72]. (Halifax, N.S.: The 4th Estate,1972). Pp [1]-24. Illustrated. 4to [11.5 by 15.5 inches], unbound newsprin t. Artscalendar Summer 72 was published as a special supplement to The 4th Estate newspaper, June 1, 1972. Contents : 1. Icecubes and the Phantom Tollbooth (by Anne Tulloch). 2. The Quest for the Canadian Play (by Pauline Janitch). 3. M. Samuels and the Yankee Gale (by Brenda Large). 4. Summer Doldrums (by Peter Zimmer). 5. Fighting for Our History (by Nick Fillmore). 6. Big City Festival. 7 Our Impressario and the Bolshoi (by Brenda Large). 8. Ukeleles and Harpsichords (by Reva Friedman). 9. TV Immersion, Etc. (by Pat Verge). 10. Getting Serious About Crafts (by Peter Zimmer). 11. The Storiesof Two Giants. Horizontal crease, else very good. 12.00

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2 ABEL, James F. Office of Education Bulletin , 1930, No. 12. National Ministries of Education : Office of Education Bulletin , 1930, No.12
United States Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C., 1930, 
ABEL, James F. National Ministries of Education. United States Department of the Interior, Office of Education, Bulletin, 1930, No. 12. Washington, D.C.: United States Government Printing Office, 1930. Pp (2),iii-ix,(1),1-158. 8vo, grey card covers, black lettering to front cover, spine blank. Contents : 1. A brief history of the development of national ministries of education. 2. General characteristics of the office of minister and of the ministry of education. 3. Population, cultural, economic, and other conditions affecting the work of the ministry of education. 4. General functions of theministry of education. 5. The relation of the national ministry to element ary education. 6. The relation of the national ministry to secondary education. 7. The relation of the national ministry to higher education. 8. The Board of Education of England and Wales. 9. The Ministry of Public Instruction and Fine Arts in France. 10. The Secretariat of Public Education in Mexico. Appendix: I. Questionnaire sent through the Department of State to American consular offices abroad. II. Table showing the approximate population of each of the 73 main political divisions of the world. III. The organization of the ministry of sciences and of arts of Belgium. IV. A brief statement of the history and present legal status of the national ministry of education in each country. Ex-library (spine numbers, embossed library stamp), else very good. 50.00

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3 ABRAMOV-Van RIJK, Elena Parlar cantando : The Practice of Reciting Verses in Italy from 1300 to 1600.
Peter Lang, Bern, &c , 2009, ISBN:9783039116706 
ABRAMOV-Van RIJK, Elena. Parlar cantando : The Practice of Reciting Verses in Italy from 1300 to 1600. Bern, &c : Peter Lang, (2009). First Edition. Pp (4),v-xviii,(2),1-395,(1). With a few illustrations in the text. 8vo, rust red illustrated paper-covered boards, black lettering to front cover & spine. "This book is a pioneering attempt to explore the fascinating and hardly known realm of reciting poetry in medieval and Renaissance Italy. The study of more than 50 treatises on both music and poetry, as well as other literary sources and documents from the period between 1300 and 1600, highlights above all the practice of parlar cantando ('speaking through singing' the term found in De li contrasti, a fourteenth-century treatise on poetry) as rooted in the art of reciting verses. Situating the practice of parlar cantando in the context of late medieval poetic delivery, the author sheds new light on the origin and history of late Renaissance opera style, which their inventors called stile recitativo, rappresentativo or, exactly, parlarcantando. The deepest roots of the Italian tradition of parlar cantando ar e thus revealed, and the cultural background of the birth of opera is reinterpreted and revisited from the much broader perspective of what appears tobe the most important Italian mode of music making between the age of Dant e and Petrarch and the beginning of Italian opera around 1600." - from the rear. Contents : Part I. Parlar Cantando - History, Practice and Theory. 1.Poetry Recitation in the Italian Trecento - 2. Different Types of Music fo r Delivering Poetry - 3. From rudium inordinatum concinium to Professional Poetry Meant To Be Sung - 4. Verse Reciting as Scholarly Discipline - 5. Scansio: One Aspect of the Relation between Music and Poetic Text in Sixteenth Century Theory - Part II. Traces of the Practice of Parlar Cantando in Trecento Written Music. 6. Verse Structure in the Musical Setting of SelectedTrecento Compositions - 7. Text Underlay in Manuscripts of Trecento Music - 8. Structure of Verse and musica contrafacta in the Trecento Music. Appendices : 1. The Poem Se la mia mente.frate mio, non falla by Gidino da Sommacampagna from his Treatise De li contrasti.; 2. The Sonnet by Niccolo de' Rossi Io vidi ombre; 3. Graphic Design of the Ballata and Sonus Forms, Constructed the Basis of the Description in the Capitulum; 4. Angelo Poliziano'sletter to Giovanni Pico della Mirandola; 5. A Full Inventory of the Pointe r's and Liner's Work in the Codex Panciatichi 26; 6. Inventory of Compositions with Double Underscoring of the Poetic Text in the Codex Squarcialupi. With bibliography, index of names, and index of terms. Very good. 60.00

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4 Acadia University Junior Rhetorical Exhibition. Acadia University. Tuesday Evening, December 18, 1900. Programme.
Acadia University, Wolfville , 1900, 
(Acadia University). Junior Rhetorical Exhibition. Acadia University. Tuesday Evening, December 18, 1900. Programme. [Wolfville : Acadia University, 1900]. Pp (4) leaves. Square small 8vo [3.75 by 3.75 inches], pale blue giltembossed card covers, riveted at top corner. Cover title : '02 in block wi th the words Acadia Esse Quam Videri around the sides. Esse quam videri is a Latin phrase meaning "To be, rather than to seem to be." It has been usedas motto by a number of different groups. The small but pleasing programme for the Junior Class [Class of '02] Rhetorical Exhibition held in December 1900. Rubbed (with minimal loss of gilt), else very good. Uncommon 20.00

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5 Acadia University - President's Report) LOVE, Alan T. Report of the President to the Board of Governors and the Senate For The Year Ending May, 1950
Acadia University, Wolfville, N.S., 1950, 
(Acadia University - President's Report). Report of the President to the Board of Governors and the Senate For The Year Ending May, 1950. Wolfville, N.S.: Acadia University, 1950. Pp (1),[[1]-46 leaves, printed one side only.4to, grey side-stapled card covers, lettered in black. Report of: The Pres ident; The Provost; The Dean of Women; Faculty of Arts and Science; School of Home Economics; School of Education; School of Music; School of Applied Science; School of Secretarial Science; School of Theology; Summer School; Library; The University Physician; Horton Academy; Committees; Naval Training Division (by Alan T. Love, Lieut. R.C.N., p. 44); Officers' Training Corps; Associated Alumni. Very good. 30.00

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6 Acadian Perception SAUNDERS, Gary ANDERSON, Roni Acadian Perception : quality photography and poetry of the maritimes. Issuenumber 1.
Acadian Perception, Armdale, N.S. , 1972, 
(Acadian Perception). Acadian Perception : quality photography and poetry of the maritimes. Issue number 1. (Armdale : Acadian Perception), n.d. [ca 1972]. Pp [1]-23,(1). Illustrated. Index. 4to [11 by 15.5 inches], unbound newsprint. A photography and poetry magazine of the Maritime Provinces. Includes photography by Carlo Lunn, Chuck Clark, Earl Conrad, Joyce Martin, Laura Carter, Michael Wood, Gary Saunders, Jutta Jamecsany, Dan O'Keefe, and Vernon Parker; poetry by Roni Anderson, Marcia David, Joy Vincent, Mathew Henrik, Mary Keane, Doris B. Phillips, Ree Follest, David Wright, June Lockhart, and David Giffin. Edges nicked, lightly browned, else very good. 25.00

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7 ADAMS, Celeste FRENCH, Calvin BERRY, Paul Heart Mountains and Human Ways : Japanese Landscape and Figure Painting
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, 1983, ISBN:0890900213 
ADAMS, Celeste. Heart Mountains and Human Ways : Japanese Landscape and Figure Painting. Prologue: Calvin French. Text: Celeste Adams. Catalogue: PaulBerry. A loan exhibition from The University of Michigan Museum of Art org anized by The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. (Houston : The Museum of Fine Arts, 1983). Pp (2),1-91,(1). Illustrated. 4to, illustrated tan card covers,French flaps, lettered in black. Spine sunned, else very good. 28.00

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8 ADAMS, John D. Arts-Crafts Lamps
Popular Mechanics Co., Chicago, 1911, 
ADAMS, John D. Arts-Crafts Lamps. Popular Mechanics Handbook. Chicago : Popular Mechanics Co., (1911). Pp (5),6-87,(1),(5,ads),(3). Illustrated. 8vo, green cloth, gilt lettering to front board and spine, white lamp sketch to front board. Includes includes photographs and sketches/plans for building various types of lamps. Contents : Introduction. 1. One-Light Portable Lamp. 2. Two-Light Portable Lamp. 3. Four-Light Chandelier. 4. Dining-Room Dome. 5. Reading Lamp. 6. Parlor or Den Lantern. 7. Lantern. 8. One-Light Portable. 9. Shade for Drop Light. 10. Four-Light, Chain-Hung Chandelier. 11. One-Light Bracket. 12. Piano Lamp. 13. Wall Lamp . 14. Newel Post Lamp. 15. Electric Candle Sconce. 16. One-Light Bracket. Covers warped, spine gilt rubbed off, edgeworn, spotting to cloth, front inner hinge cracked, else good.35.00

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9 ALDRICH, John E. and Brian C. LENTLE, (eds.) New Kind of Ray : The Radiological Sciences in Canada - Les Sciences Radiologiques au Canada 1895-1995, in dustjacket
University of British Columbia, Vancouver, 1995, ISBN:0969955707 
ALDRICH, John E. and Brian C. LENTLE, (eds.). A New Kind of Ray : The Radiological Sciences in Canada - Les Sciences Radiologiques au Canada 1895-1995. Vancouver, Canada : University of British Columbia, (1995). "Published inVancouver, British Columbia, Canada for The Canadian Association of Radiol ogists, Suite 510, 5101 rue Buchan, Montréal, Quebec, H4P 2R9, Canada". Pp (16),xvii-xxvii,(2),2-469,(3). Illustrated. Index. Double Column. 4to, bluecloth, silver lettering to front board and spine. Roland & Bernier, Second ary Sources in the History of Canadian Medicine: A Bibliography, Volume 2, pp.118 & 141. "The story of the serendipitous discovery or x-rays is almostlegendary, but it bears retelling in this volume. Although Rontgen was a r emarkable man, he likely did not foresee just how far his discovery would lead the next century. Despite its small population, Canada has played a full part in the early uses of radiation: the discovery of alpha particles, cobalt-60 treatment for cancer, Alexander Graham Bell's experiments, and one of the very first uses of a raadiograph in helping a surgeon to operate successfully, for example. [...] With more than 60 contributors and over 100 chapters, A New Kind of Ray brings together in one volume the story of Canadian achievements over the past 100 years in the fields of radiology, radiation oncology, nuclear medicine and radiation protection." (from the dj). Contents : Part One: Origins. Part Two: The Pioneers. Part Three: Progress byProvince. Part Four: Regions and the Canadian Academic Departments of Radi ology. Part Five: People. (a) The Founders. (b) The Builders. (c) Teachers.Part Six: Organizations of those Specialty Groups Working in the Radiologi cal Sciences. Part Seven: Groups, Programs and Activities. Part Eight: Radiological Sciences and the Graphic Arts. Part Nine: Postscript. Part Ten: Annexes, References and Notes. Appendices. Chapters of local interest include: Alexander Graham Bell (by John Aldrich, pp 20-23); Radiology in Newfound land (by Patrick J. McManamon, pp 72-75); History of the Use of X-rays in Nova Scotia (by John Aldrich, pp 76-85); Memories of Early Radiology in New Brunswick (by A.S. Kirkland, pp 86-91); A New Era in Nova Scotia Radiology (by David B. Fraser, pp 193-194). ADDITIONAL SHIPPING CHARGES WILL BE REQUIRED DUE TO ITS WEIGHT. Very good in dustjacket. 45.00

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10 ALEXANDER, Henry. English Language in Canada. An Essay prepared for the Royal Commission on National Development in the Arts, Letters and Sciences 1949-1951.
Edmond Cloutier, Printer to the King's Most Excellent Majesty, Ottawa , 1951, 
ALEXANDER, Henry. The English Language in Canada. An Essay prepared for theRoyal Commission on National Development in the Arts, Letters and Sciences 1949-1951. Ottawa : Edmond Cloutier, Printer to the King's Most Excellent Majesty, 1951. Pp 13-24. 8vo, white stapled card covers. Rubbed and creased, else very good. 15.00

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11 ALFOLDY, Sandra. McGill-Queen's/Beaverbrook Canadian Foundation Studies in Art History Allied Arts : Architecture and Craft in Postwar Canada.
McGill-Queen's University Press, Montreal & Kingston, 2012, ISBN:9780773540033 
ALFOLDY, Sandra. The Allied Arts : Architecture and Craft in Postwar Canada. Montreal and Kingston: McGill-Queens University Press, (2012). Pp. (10),[xi]-xv,(9) of illustrations,[1]-227,(1). Illustrated, sometimes in colour. Large 8vo, illustrated blue and green card covers with white spine, yellow and white lettering to front cover, black lettering to spine, french flaps.A volume in the McGill-Queen's/Beaverbrook Canadian Foundation Studies in Art History series. "During periods of close collaboration, championed by figures like John Ruskin and William Morris, architecture and craft were referred to as 'the allied arts'. By the mid-twentieth century, however, it was more common for the two disciplines to be considered distinct professional fields, with architecture having little to do with studio craft. 'The Allied Arts' investigates the history of the complex relationship between craft and architecture by examining their intersection in Canadian public buildings. Sandra Alfoldy explains the challenges facing the development of public craft and documents the largely ignored public craft commissions of the post-war era. The book highlights theg global concerns of material, scale, form, ornament, and identity shared by architects and craftspeople. It alsostudies the ways in which the allied arts are mediated by institutions and the fragility of craft commissions that were once considered an integral p art of the built environment. Considering a wide range of craftspeople, materials, and forms -- from the ceramics of Jack Sures and Jordi Bonet to thetextile work of Mariette Rousseau-Vermette and Carole Sabiston -- Alfoldy celebrates the successes of architectural craftsmanship, developing ideas about the complex relationship between architecture and craft that reach well beyond national boundaries." - from the rear cover. Very good. 30.00

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12 ALLEN, E. A. Prehistoric World : or, Vanished Races
Central Publishing House, Cincinnati, 1885, 
ALLEN, E. A. The Prehistoric World : or, Vanished Races. Cincinnati : Central Publishing House, 1885. Pp (6),[3]-820,(4) + frontispiece, engraved title page, and 22 other full-page engravings. Also, 327 text illustrations. Thick 8vo, maroon half leather, maroon cloth boards, gilt lettering to front board and spine, marbled endpapers, all edges marbled. Copyright by Ferguson, Alllen, and Rader, 1885. Emory Adams Allen (1853–1933). Helped by C.C. Abbott, M.D., Prof. Charles Rau, Prof. F.W. Putnam, Alexander Winchell, LL. D., A.F. Bandelier, Cyrus Thomas, and G.F.Wright. Contents : Chapter 1. Introduction. Difficulties of the subject—Lesson to be learned—The pursuit of knowledge—Recent advances—Prehistoric past of the Old World—Of the New—Of Mexico and the South—The Isles of the Pacific—Similar nature of the relics—The wonders of the present age—History of popular opinion on this subject—The teachings of the Bible—Nature of the evidence of man's antiquity—The steps leading up to this belief—Geology—Astronomy—Unfolding of life—Nature of our inquiry. Chapter 2. Early Geological Periods. Necessity of a general acquaintance with the outlines of Geology—A time in which no life was possibleon the globe—Length of this period—History of life commences at the close of this period—On the formation of rocks—The record imperfect—The three great periods in animal life on the globe—Paleozoic Age—Animal and vegetable life of this period—Ideal scenes in this period—The Mesozoic Age—Animal and vegetable life of this period—Advance noted—Abundance of reptilian life—First appearance of birds—Nature's methods of work—the Cenozoic Age Geologicaloutline—Sketch of the Eocene Age—Of the Miocene Age—What is sufficient pro of of the presence of man—Discussion on the Thenay flints—The Pliocene Age—Animal and vegetable life of this age—Was man present during this age?—Discussion of this subject—Summing up of the evidence—Conclusion. Chapter 3. Men of the River Drift. Beginning of the Glacial Age—Interglacial Age—Man living in Europe during this age—Map of Europe—Proof of former elevation of land—The animals living in Europe during this age—Conclusions drawn from these different animals—The vegetation of this period—Different climatic conditions of Europe during the Glacial Age—Proofs of the Glacial Age — Extent ofGlacial Ice—Evidence of warm Interglacial Age—The primitive state of man—E arly English civilization — Views of Horace— Primitive man destitute of metals — Order in which different materials were used by man for weapons — Evidence from the River Somme — History of Boucher De Perthes's investigations. Discussion of the subject — Antiquity of these remains — Improvement during the Paleolithic Age — Description of the flint implements — Other countries where these implements are found — What race of men were these tribes —The Canstadt race — Mr. Dawkins's views — When did they first appear in Eu rope? The authorities on this question — Conclusion. Chapter 4. Cave-Men. Other sources of information — History of cave explorations — The formation of caves — Exploration in Kent's Cavern — Evidence of two different races —The higher culture of the later race — Evidence of prolonged time — Explor ation of Robin Hood Cave — Explorations in Valley of the River Meuse — M. Dupont's conclusions — Explorations in the Valley of the Dordogne — The station at Schussenreid — Cave-men not found south of the Alps — Habitations ofthe Cave-men — Cave-men were hunters — Methods of cooking — Destitute of t he potter's art — Their weapons — Clothing — Their skill in drawing — Evidence of a government — Of a religious belief — Race of the Cave-men — Distinct from the Men of the Drift — Probable connection with the Eskimos. Chapter 5. Antiquity of the Paleolithic Age. Interest in the Antiquity of man — Connected with the Glacial Age — The subject difficult — Proofs of a GlacialAge — State of Greenland to-day — The Terminal Moraine — Appearance of the North Atlantic — Interglacial Age — Causes of the Glacial Age — Croll's Th eory — Geographical causes — The two theories not antagonistic — The date of the Glacial Age — Probable length of the Paleolithic Age — Time Since theclose of the Glacial Age — Summary of results. Chapter 6. The Neolithic Ag e in Europe. Close of the first cycle — Neolithic culture connected with the present — No links between the two ages — Long lapse of time between the two ages — Swiss lake villages — This form of villages widely scattered — Irish cranogs — Fortified villages — Implements and weapons of Neolithic times — Possessed of pottery — Neolithic agriculture — Possessed of domestic animals — Danish shell-heaps — Importance of flint — The art of navigation —Neolithic clothing — Their mode of burial — The question of race — Possibl e remnants — Connection with the Turanian race — Arrival of the Celts. Chapter 7. The Bronze Age in Europe. Races of Men, like Individuals — Gradual change of Neolithic Age to that of Bronze — The Aryan family — First Aryans Neolithic — Origin of Bronze — How Great discoveries are made — Gold the first metal — Copper abundant — No Copper Age — The discovery of Tin — Explanation of an Alloy — Bronze, wherever found, the same composition — What is meant by the Bronze Age — Knowledge in other directions — Gradual Growth ofCulture — Three Centers of Bronze production — Habitations during the Bron ze Age — The Bronze Ax — Implements of Bronze — Personal ornaments — Ornaments not always made of Bronze — Advance in Arts of living — Advance in Agriculture — Warlike Weapons — How they worked Bronze — Advance in Government — Trade in the Bronze Age — Religion of the Bronze Age — Symbolical figures— Temples of the Bronze Age — Stonehenge. Chapter 8. The Iron Age in Europ e. Bronze not the best metal — Difficulties attending the discovery of Iron— Probable steps in this discovery — Where this discovery was first made — Known in Ancient Egypt — How this knowledge would spread — Iron would not drive out Bronze — The primitive Iron-worker — The advance in government — Pottery and ornaments of the Iron Age — Weapons of early Iron Age — The battle-field of Tilfenau — Trade of early Iron Age — Invention of Money — Invention of Alphabetic Writing — Invasion of the Germanic Tribes — The cause of the Dark Ages — Connection of these three ages — Necessity of believing in an Extended Past — Attempts to determine the same — Tiniere Delta — Lake Bienne — British Fen-lands — Maximum and Minimum Data — Mr. Geikie's conclusions — The Isolation of the paleolithic Age. Chapter 9. Early Man in America. Conflicting accounts of the American Aborigines — Recent discoveries — Climate of California in Tertiary Times — Geological changes near its close— Description of Table Mountain — Results of the discoveries there — The C alaveras skull — Other relics — Discussion of the question — Early Californians Neolithic — Explanation of this — Date of the Pliocene Age — Other discoveries bearing on the Antiquity of man — Dr. Koch's discovery — Discoveries in the Loess of Nebraska — In Greene County, Illinois — In Georgia — Difficulties in detecting a Paleolithic Age in this country — Dr. Abbott's discoveries — Paleolithic Implements of the Delaware — Age of the deposits — The race of Paleolithic man — Ancestors of the Eskimos — Comparison of Paleolithic Age in this country with that in Europe — Eskimos one of the oldest races in the World. Chapter 10. The Mound Builders. Meaning of "Mound Builders" — Location of Mound Building tribes — All Mounds not the work of men —Altar Mounds — Objects found on the Altars — Altar Mounds possibly burial Mounds — Burial Mounds — Mounds not the only Cemeteries of these tribes — Terraced Mounds — Cahokia Mound — Historical notice of a group of Mounds — The Etowal group — Signal Mounds — Effigy Mounds — How they represented different animals — Explanation of the Effigy Mounds — Effigy Mounds in other localities — Inclosures of the Scioto Valley — At Newark, Ohio — At Marietta, Ohio — Graded Ways — Fortified Inclosures — Ft. Ancient, Ohio — Inclosures of Northern Ohio — Works of unknown import — Ancient Canals in Missouri —Implements and Weapons of Stone — Their knowledge of Copper — Ancient mini ng — Ornamental pipes — Their knowledge of pottery — Of Agriculture — Government and Religion — Hard to distinguish them from the Indians. Chapter 11.The Pueblo Country. Description of the Pueblo Country — Historical outline — Description of Zuñi — Definition of a Pueblo — Old Zuñi — Inscription Ro ck — Pueblo of Jemez — Historical notice of Pecos — Description of the Moqui tribes — The Estufa — Description of the San Juan country — Aztec Springs— In the Canyon of the McElmo — The Ruins on the Rio Mancos — On Hovenweep Creek — Description of a Cliff-house — Cliff Town — Cave Houses — Ruins on the San Juan — Cave Town — The Significance of Cliff-houses — Moqui tradit ions — Ruins in Northern New Mexico — Ruins in the Chaco Cañon — Pueblo Bonito — Ruins in South-western Arizona — The Rio Verde Valley — Casa Grande —Ruins on the Gila — Culture of the Pueblo Tribes — Their Pottery — Superio rity of the Ancient pottery — Conclusion. Chapter 12. The Prehistoric Americans. Different views on this Subject — Modern System of Government — Ancient System of Government — Tribal Government universal in North America — The Indians not Wandering Nomads — Indian houses Communal in character — Indian Methods of Defense — Mandan Villages — Indians sometimes erected Mounds — Probable Government of the Mound Builders — Traditions of the Mound Builders among the Iroquois — Among the Delawares — Probable fate of the Mound Builders — The Natchez Indians possibly a remnant of the Mound Builders — Their early Traditions — Lines of resemblance between the Pueblo Tribes and the Mound Builders — The origin of the Indians — America Inhabited by the Indians from a very early time — Classification of the Indian Tribes — Antiquity of the Indian Tribes. Chapter 13. The Nahua Tribes. Early Spanish discoveries in Mexico — The Nahua tribes defined — Climate of Mexico — The Valley of Anahuac — Ruins at Tezcuco — The Hill of Tezcocingo — Ruins at Teotihuacan — Ancient Tulla — Ruins in the Province of Querataro — Casa Grandes inChihuahua — Ancient remains in Sinaloa — Fortified Hill of Quemada — The P yramid of Cholula — Fortified Hill at Xochicalco — Its probable use — Ruinsat Monte Alban — Ancient remains at Mitla — Mr. Bandelier's investigations — Traditions in regard to Mitla — Ruins along the Panuco River — Ruins in Vera Cruz — Pyramid of Papantla — Tusapan — Character of Nahua Ruins. Chapter 14. The Maya Tribes. The geographical location of the Maya tribes — Description of Copan — Statue at Copan — Altar at Copan — Ruins at Quiriga — Patinamit — Utatlan — Description of Palenque — The Palace at Palenque — The Temple of the Three Inscriptions — Temple of the Beau-relief — Temple of the Cross — Temple of the Sun — Maler's Temple of the Cross — Significance ofthe Palenque crosses — Statue at Palenque — Other ruins in Tobasco and Chi apas — Ruins in Yucatan — Uxmal — The Governor's House — The Nunnery — Roomin Nunnery — The Sculptured Façades — Temple at Uxmal — Kabah — Zayi — Lab na — Labphak — Chichen-Itza — The Nunnery — The Castillo — The Gymnasium — M. Le Plongon's researches — The tradition of the Three Brothers — Chaac-Mal — Antiquity of Chichen-Itza. Chapter 15. The Culture of the Civilized Tribes. Different views on this question — Reasons for the same — Their architecture — Different styles of houses — The communal house — The teepan — Theteocalli — State of society indicated by this architecture — The gens amon g the Mexicans — The phratry among the Mexicans — The tribe — The powers and duties of the council — The head chiefs of the tribe — The duties of the "Chief-of-Men" — The mistake of the Spaniards — The Confederacy — The idea of property among the Mexicans — The ownership of land — Their laws — Enforcement of the laws — Outline of the growth of the Mexicans in power — Theirtribute system — How collected — Their system of trade — Slight knowledge of metallurgy — Religion — Quetzalcohuatl — Huitzilopochtli — Mexican priesthood — Human sacrifice — The system of Numeration — The calendar system — The Calendar Stone — Picture-writing — Landa Alphabet — Historical outline.Chapter 16. Ancient Peru. First knowledge of Peru — Expeditions of Pizarro — Geography of Peru — But a small part of it inhabitable — The tribes of a ncient Peru — How classified — Sources of our knowledge of Peru — Garcillaso De La Vega — Origin of Peruvian civilization — The Bolson of Cuzco — Historical outline — Their culture — Divided into phratries and gentes — Government — Efforts to unite the various tribes — Their system of colonies — Theroads of the Incas — The ruins of Chimu — The arts of the Chimu people — T he manufacture of Pottery — Excavation at Ancon — Ruins in the Huatica Valley — The construction of a Huaca — The ruins at Pachacamac — The Valley of the Canete — The Chincha Islands — Tiahuanuco — Carved gateway — The Islandof Titicaca — Chulpas — Aboriginal Cuzco — Temple of the Sun — The Fortres s — General remarks. Edges lightly worn, penned name, else very good. NOTE:Some extra shipping will be needed for this hefy volume. 120.00

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Down Sackville Ways : Shipbuilding in a Nineteenth Century New Brnswick Outport.  Paperback., ALWARD, Dale E.
13 ALWARD, Dale E. Down Sackville Ways : Shipbuilding in a Nineteenth Century New Brnswick Outport. Paperback.
Tantramar Heritage Trust, Sackville, N.B., 2003, 2003 
ALWARD, Dale E. Down Sackville Ways : Shipbuilding in a Nineteenth Century New Brnswick Outport. A thesis submitted to the Department of History, Mount Allison University in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the Bachelor of Arts degree with Honours in History. [Sackville, ,N.B.] : (Tantramar Heritage Trust, 2003). Pp. (1),ii-x,1-100. Maps. 4to, black spiral-bound, cream card covers, black lettering to front cover.

Contents :
Introduction.
I. Sackville's Shipbuilding Industry: An Overview.
II. The Relationship with Saint John : A Long-Lasting Influence.
III. The British Connection : Eluding Saint John Domination.
IV. The Local Market: Significance and Decline.
Conclusion.
Appendices.

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14 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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15 American Neptune BARD, Nelson P. BURLIN, Paul Thompson MARGOLIN, Samuel G. American Neptune : A Quarterly Journal of Maritime History and Arts, Volume55, No. 1, Winter 1995
Peabody Museum of Salem and Essex Institute, Salem, MA , 1995, 
(American Neptune). The American Neptune : A Quarterly Journal of Maritime History and Arts, Volume 55, No. 1, Winter 1995. Salem, MA : Peabody Essex Museum, 1995. Pp [1]-92. Illustrated. Map. Double Column. 4to, illustrated blue card covers. Contents : “Might and Would Not”: The Earl of Warwick's Privateering Expedition of 1627 (by Nelson P. Bard, Jr., pp 5-18); Guardships on the Virginia Station, 1667-1767 (by Samuel G. Margolin, pp 19-41); Naval Operations in West Africa and the Disruption of the Slave Trade during the American Revolution (by Keith P. Hertzog, pp 42-48); Arthur Sewall: Portrait of a Nineteenth-Century American Shipbuilder (by Paul Thompson Burlin,pp 49-66); plus news and book reviews. Very good. 10.00

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16 American Neptune COOPER, James Fenimore PHILBRICK, Thomas FRANKLIN, Wayne American Neptune : A Quarterly Journal of Maritime History and Arts, Volume57, No. 4, Fall 1997 Special issue on : James Fenimore Cooper, the Birth o f American Maritime Experience.
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. 4, Fall 1997. Salem, MA : Peabody Essex Museum, 1997. Pp (3),296-388,[i]-xxi,(3). Illustrated. Double Column. 4to, illustrated blue card covers. Special issue on : James Fenimore Cooper, the Birth of American Maritime Experience. Contents : Introduction: Becoming James Fenimore Cooper (by Wayne Franklin, pp 299-314); Fact and Fiction: Uses of Maritime History in Cooper's Afloat and Shore (by Thomas Philbrick, pp 315-322); James Fenimore Cooper's Ned Myers: A Life Before the Mast (by William S. Dudley, pp 323-330); Nelson Resartus: Legitimate Order in Cooper's Fleet Novel (by Robert D. Madison, pp 331-334); Illustrations from J. F. Cooper's History of the Navy of the United States (pp 335-342); Enabling and Disabling the Lake Erie Discussion: James Fenimore Cooper and Alexander Slidell Mackenzie Respond to the Perry/Elliott Controversy (by Hugh Egan, pp 343-350); Cooper as Passenger (by Wayne Franklin, pp 351-358); Images of the Sailor in the Novels of James Fenimore Cooper (by Harold D. Langley, pp 359-370); Cooper and the Sea: A Bibliographical Note (by Robert D. Madison, pp371-372); plus news and book reviews. Very good. 10.00

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17 American Neptune FISHER, Robert C. HUGHES, Shirley American Neptune : A Quarterly Journal of Maritime History and Arts, Volume56, No. 1, Winter, 1996.
Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, MA , 1996, 
(American Neptune). The American Neptune : A Quarterly Journal of Maritime History and Arts, Volume 56, No. 1, Winter, 1996. Salem, MA : Peabody EssexMuseum, 1996. Pp (3),4-82,(2). Illustrated. 4to, illustrated blue glossy c ard covers. Contents : The Riddle of the Portland : Lost in the South Pacific – 1802 (Shirley Hughes). Guarding the New Granadan Coasts : Dilemmas of the Spanish Coast Guard in the Early Bourbon Period (Lance Grahn). Daniel French and the Western Steamboat Engine (Alfred R. Maass). Return of the Wolf Packs: The Battle for ON 113, 23-31 July 1942 (Robert C. Fisher). Very good. 10.00

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18 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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19 American Neptune GRASSBY, Richard SLOAN, Edward W. GORDON, Eleanora C. American Neptune : A Quarterly Journal of Maritime History and Arts, Volume54, No. 4, Fall 1994
Peabody Museum of Salem and Essex Institute, Salem, MA , 1994, 
(American Neptune). The American Neptune : A Quarterly Journal of Maritime History and Arts, Volume 54, No. 4, Fall 1994. Salem, MA : Peabody Essex Museum, 1994. Pp (3),244-320. Illustrated. Double Column. 4to, illustrated blue card covers. Contents : Marine Painting as Fine Art: The Example of James Edward Buttersworth (by Richard Grassby, pp 245-251); The Female Sailor on the Christopher Mitchell: Fact and Fantasy (by Elizabeth A. Little, pp 252-258); The U.S.S. Kearsarge, Sixteen Irishmen, and a Dark and Stormy Night(by Edward W. Sloan, pp 259-264); The Captain as Healer: Medical Care on M erchantmen and Whalers, 1790-1865 (by Eleanora C. Gordon, pp 265-277); Periaguas in the Hudson River (by Robert Gerard. Pp 278-279); Within the Walls of New Canton : Advice to a Navy Wife. 1853 (by Joanne B.Young, pp 280-284); plus news and book reviews. Very good. 10.00

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20 American Neptune SYRETT, David ALLISON, Robert J. JENSEN, John Odin American Neptune : A Quarterly Journal of Maritime History and Arts, Volume57, No. 1, Winter 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. 1, Winter 1997. Salem, MA : Peabody Essex Museum, 1997. Pp [1]-95,(1). Illustrated. Double Column. 4to, illustrated blue card covers. Contents : Sailing to Algiers: American Sailors Encounter the Muslim World (by Robert J. Allison, pp 5-18); Ostend Whalers in Spitsbergen and the Davis Strait: The History of the Ostend Whaling Company, 1727-1734 ( by Jan Parmentier, pp 19-36); The Battle for Convoy SC-121, 6-10 March 1943 (by David Syrett, pp 37-46); Hospitals and Mariners: A Study in Great Lakes Maritime History (by John Odin Jensen, pp 47-64); Document: The Loss of the HMS Victoria, 1893 (Submitted by J. E. Roberts, pp 67-72); plus news and book reviews. Very good. 10.00

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