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1 A.L.O.C. SMITH, William W. A Lady of Canada Story of a Dark Plot; or, Tyranny on the Frontier
Warren Press, Bston, 1903, 
A.L.O.C. The Story of a Dark Plot; or, Tyranny on the Frontier. Boston : The Warren Press, 1903. Pp (2),[3]-198,(2), frontispiece portrait + 3 plates.8vo, maroon cloth, single rule blindstamped border, gilt lettering to fron t board and spine. A.L.O.C. stands for A Lady of Canada. "The publication of this book has been with the approval of some of the best thinkers on the temperance question, and we doubt not that its careful perusal by all who read it will prove a stimulus in connection with the cause of temperance, and if they are timid or hesitating will cause them to become decisive in thenoble work for humanity. It is a well-known fact that the grand old County of Brome is one of the banner counties in every thing which is helpful to the cause of morality, and we hereby offer a fraternal hand to all our co-workers in the Dominion, and pray God's blessing may rest on every effort put forth that, whatever may be the private opinion they may entertain respecting the course pursued by the government, in order to ascertain the minds of the people on the prohibition question, they may not only pray right, but when the time presents itself may vote right. Notwithstanding the fact that a majority of the inhabitants of our county are true to prohibition principles, yet a minority would not hesitate, if possible, to repeal the ScottAct, as was evidenced in the dark plot which was enacted in our midst, but which could not be carried out until a rough from another country was hire d to commit the murderous assault, which was made on Mr. W. W. Smith, one of the most earnest temperance workers in the Province of Quebec, President of the Brome County Alliance for five terms in succession, and who is actively engaged in sustaining the Scott Act in our county, and saving from the sad consequences of the traffic the tempted and the fallen." (from the Introduction by J.H.F.). Light wear to spine ends and corners, wear to front outer hinge, brown stains to margins of 10 pages, circular blindstamp, else avery good, solid copy. 60.00

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2 Air Ministry) Bomber Command Continues : The Air Ministry Account of the Rising OffensiveAgainst Germany. pbk.
Musson, Toronto, 1942, 
(Air Ministry). Bomber Command Continues : The Air Ministry Account of the Rising Offensive Against Germany . Issued for the Air Ministry by the Ministry of Information. Toronto: The Musson Book Company, Ltd., 1942. Pp. [1]-64. Illustrated. 8vo, decorated stapled red card covers. Contents: 1. T.2619Flies Home; 2. The Building of a Bomber; 3. Giants in the Making: The Stir lings; 4. The Story Continued: The Assault on the Sea-Bases; 5. "I Chose a Ship..."; 6. Maschinen Fabrik Augsburg; 7. Help to Russia; 8. Bombing by Day; 9. The Greater Offensive Opens: Bostons Over France; 10. Bomber Command Builds Up its Strength; 11. The Men on the Ground Prepare; 12. The Hammer Falls: One Thousand Bombers Over Cologne; 13. The Blow Strikes Home. Vg. 20.00

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3 ANDERSON, M. S. Historians and Eighteenth Century Europe 1715-1789. First Edition in dustjacket
Clarendon Press / Oxford University Press, Oxford, 1979, ISBN:0198225482 
ANDERSON, M. S. Historians and Eighteenth Century Europe 1715-1789. Ňxford : Clarendon Press, 1979. First Edition. Pp (4),[v]-vi,(2),[1]-251,(1). Index. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. "This book surveys the development, over the last two centuries or more, of historians' ideas and views about the most important issues in the history of eighteenth-century Europe.Some aspects of that history have aroused violent and prolonged controvers y which is still active today. Was the great French Revolution in some way immanent in the structure of the Old Regime in France and thus inevitable? Or was that structure fundamentally healthy and brought down in revolution only by the malice of dissident groups or by mere ill-luck? Was the Enlightenment a great movement of intellectual and therefore ot social and political liberation, or a destructive assault on the bonds which held states and societies together? These questions bit'terly divided contemporary observers: they still divide historians today. The character and achievement of thegreat 'Enlightened Despots' of the period and the origins of the Industria l Revolution in Britain are other controversial issues which bulk iarge in the book. In each case, on the basis of a wide-ranging survey of writing infive languages, the development of historians' thinking is analysed. The i nfluence on that thinking of the social, political and intellectual environment in which individual scholars worked, and the importance of deweloping ideas about the nature and scope of history in general, are stressed." (from the dj). Contents : Preface. I. The Old Regime in France : Early Works: from the Eighteenth Century to the July Monarchy; Romantics and Ideologues: from Michelet to Taine; The Old Historiography at its Zenith; The Last Forty Years: Quantification, Regional Studies, Mentalites. II. The Enlightenment : Traditional Views: an Age of Reason and Freedom or one of merely destructive Criticism?; Voltaire and Rousseau: the Historiography of Two Thinkers; A New Departure or an Outgrowth of the Past ?; The Triumph of the Bourgeois Spirit ?; The Streak of Irrationalism; Widening Views. III. Monarchs andDespots : Thee Idea of Enlightened Despotism; Prussia: Frederick the Great ; Russia: Catherine the Great; The Habsburg Empire: Maria Theresa and Joseph II. IV. Great Britain: Industry and Parliamentary Government : The Origins of the Industrial Revolution; King, Parliament, and Parties: the Problem of the First Years of George III. Conclusion. Very good in dustjacket. 50.00

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4 ASHMEAD-BARTLETT, Ellis Port Arthur : The Siege and Capitulation. First Edition
William Bllackwood and Sons, Edinburgh and London, 1906, 
ASHMEAD-BARTLETT, Ellis. Port Arthur : The Siege and Capitulation. Edinburgh and London : William Bllackwood and Sons, MCMVI [1906]. First Edition. Pp(6),[v]-xiv,[1]-511,(1), frontispiece (with tissue guard) + 23 plates + 2 folding maps + 2 large folding maps at rear. Index. 8vo, red cloth, gilt lettering to front board and spine. The Siege of Port Arthur (August 1, 1904 – January 2, 1905), the deep-water port and Russian naval base at the tip of the Liaodong Peninsula in Manchuria, was the longest and most violent land battle of the Russo-Japanese War. "It has been my endeavour in the following pages to describe the Siege of Port Arthur. I joined the Third Army at the commencement of August 1904, just before the first assault, remained attached to General Nogi's headquarters until January 17, 1905, and entered the fortress with the victorious Japanese. An account written by an eye-witness who has not had access to official documents can harldy be considered complete or final. Whether these will ever be given to the world is a matterof great doubt, because the story of Port Arthur is such a tragedy to Japa nese arms from beginning to end that the Headquarters Staff are not likely -- at least, until the present generation has passed away -- to admit the faulty tactics which an official history of the Siege would disclose" - fromthe Preface. Contents : 1. The cause of the war. 2. Dalny. 3. The battle o f Nanshan. 4. Advance of the Japanese. 5. Description of the defences. 6. Capture of Taikosan and Shyokosan. 7. The strategical situation on land and sea. 8. Capture of Banrhusan works. 9. The great night attack. 10. Japanesecamp life. 11. Resumption of active operations. 12. Artillery and telephon es. 13. Men and manners. 14. Capture of Hachimachayama. 15. The assault of October 30th. 16. Sapping and mining. 17. Hospitals and transport. 18. Lifeat the front. 19. The eve of great events. 20. The assault of November 26t h. 21. The assault and capture of 203 Metre Hill. 22. Destruction of the Russian warships (pp.333-346, the sinking of the Poltava, the Retvizan, the Bayan, the Pallada, the Pobeida, the Perezviet, and eventually the Sebastopol, with a b&w photo "the Russian cruiser Pallada struck by a 28-centimetre shell as she lay at anchor in the harbour"). 23. The fall of North Keikwansan and Nirusan. 24. The final operations. 25. Surrender and celebration. 26. Closing scenes. 27. The fallen fortress. 28. Stoessel and surrender. Conclusion. Rebacked (with new front flyleaf), spine darkened, cloth smudged, insect nibbling to front board, corners bumped, foxing and soiling to some leaves, bookplate of Frederick Edwin Smith the First Earl of Birkenhead (1872 -1930), else a good copy. As is. 325.0

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5 BACKHOUSE, Constance Carnal Crimes : Sexual Assault Law in Canada, 1900-1975. First Edition in dj.
Osgoode Society for Canadian Legal History, Toronto, 2008, ISBN:9781552211519 
BACKHOUSE, Constance. Carnal Crimes : Sexual Assault Law in Canada, 1900-1975 . Toronto: published for The Osgoode Society for Canadian Legal History,by Irwin Law, (2008). First Edition. Pp. (4),v-xi,(1),[1]-442,(10). Illust rated in black and white. 8vo, maroon cloth with gilt lettering to front and spine. "An engaging and powerful book about sexual assault crimes in Canadian history by one of Canada's foremost legal historians. Using a case-study approach, Constance Backhouse explores nine sexual assault trials from across the country throughout the twentieth century. [...] Each of these richy-textured vignettes offers insight into the failure of the criminal justice system to protect women from sexual assault, and each is highly readableand provocative." - from the dj. Contents: 1. Introduction; 2. "Don't You Bully Me ... Justice I Want if There Is Justice to Be Had": The Rape of Mary Ann Burton, London, Ontario, 1907"; 3. "On pensait que la fille était bonne ŕ rien": FIola, 1917"; 4. The Prosecution of Henry Kissel in the RoaringTwenties in Halifax; 5. Sexual Battery: Gynecological Treatment in the Mer cer Reformatory, 1939-40; 6. Sexual Assault and Disability: Saskatchewan, 1942; 7. Child Witnesses -- "By Psychological Definition ... A Disservice tothe True End of Justice": Souličre, 1951-52; 8. Canada's First Capital "L" Lesbian Sexual Assault: Yellowknife, 1955; 9. "Sordid" but "Understandable under the Circumstances": Kohnke, Croft and Wilson, 1967; 10. "Imprisonmen t Would Be of No Assistance to the Accused": Angione, 1974. Very good in lightly edge-bumped dust jacket. 40.00

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6 BADDELEY, John F. Russian Conquest of the Caucasus. in dustjacket
Russell & Russell, New York, 1969, 
BADDELEY, John F. The Russian Conquest of the Caucasus. With Maps, Plans and Illustrations. New York : Russell & Russell, (1969). Pp (4),v-xxxviii,(2),[1]-518, frontispiece + 12 plates, 5 maps (2 folding at rear), and 2 plans. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. John Frederick Baddeley (July 1854 – Oxford, 16 February 1940) was a British traveller, scholar and journalist, best known by his works on Russia and the Caucasus region. He was educated at Wellington College, Berkshire. After visiting Russia for seven months in 1879, Baddeley became the St. Petersburg correspondent for the London Standard, and began a lifelong relationship with that country, travellingwidely and writing several important books on its history. In the summer o f 1900 he made his first of several journeys to Siberia and the Russian FarEast. He was a Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society, 1902-1940. Very g ood in plain brown dustjacket. 75.00 Contents : Part I - From the Earliest Times to 1829. 1. The Russian approach to the Caucasus — First contact— Free Cossacks — Early relations with Georgia — First conflicts with the natives — Cossack colonisation — Formation of the great Cossack Line — First crossing of the mountain chain — Summary of events leading to the incorporationof Georgia in the Russian Empire. 2. 1722-1771 : Peter's campaign — Derben d occupied — Peter returns to Moscow — His lieutenants take Baku — Their further successes — Under Anne the Russians retire to the Terek — Catherine the Great — Strengthening the Line — War with Turkey — Todtleben crosses themountains— The Russians retire once more — PlatofPs action — Flight of the Kalmuck Tartars. 3. 1771-1796 : Peace with Turkey — Derbend reoccupied and again abandoned — The Line extended — The Kouban — The Nogai Tartars — The ir subjugation by Souv6roff— Count Potiomkin, first Viceroy of the Caucasus— Colonisation — Shaykh-Mansour — Tchetchen victory — The first forest dis aster — Battle of Tatartoub — Shaykh-Mansour goes to the western tribes — War with Turkey — First and second attempts on Anapa — Hermann defeats BatalPasha — Anapa taken — Shaykh-Mansour a prisoner — His death — Strengthenin g of the Line — Agha Muhammad's sack of Tiflis — War with Persia — Zouboff appointed to the command-in-chief. 4. 1796-1806 : Persian campaign of 1796 — Derbend taken again — Russian successes — Death of Catherine — Paul orders retreat to the Liue of the Terek, but is compelled to interfere again — Incorporation of Georgia — Alexander I. — Tsitsianoff — The Tsaritsa Marie —Death of Lazareff — Tsitsianoff's policy and successes — The whole of Geor gia reunited after four hundred years — Death of Gouliakoff — War with Persia — Heroic conduct of Russians — Baku — Death of Tsitsianoff. 5. 1806-1816: Derbend captured for the fourth and last time — Goud6vitch again — Troub les on all sides — Niebolseen's victory — War with Turkey — Anapa retaken —Goud6vitch repulsed at Akhalkalaki and Erivan — Capture of Poti- — Imeriti a annexed — Unification of Christians — Paulucci's victory under the walls of Akhalkalaki — Dangerous position of the Russians — Combined action of Persia and Turkey — It comes to nothing — Kotliarevsky takes Akhalkalaki — Russian disasters — Rebellion in Georgia — Its suppression — Paulucci recalled — General Rteeshtcheff — Peace with Turkey — Russia's conquests abandoned— Kotliarevsky's victory at Aslandouz — Lenkoran — Peace with Persia — Rus sian conquests. 6. 1816-1817 : Yermoloff — His early career — Character — Policy — His mission to Persia — The Line. 7. 1818 : Building of Grozny — Veliameenoff — His early career, character, and policy — His Memoir and Commentary on Paskievitch's letter — Comparison between Cossack and native — Plans for the subjugation of the Caucasus. 8. 1819 : Building of Vnezapnaya— Native revolt in Karakaitagh— Russian defeat — Russian successes — Large increase of the Russian army— Organisation of the Caucasian infantry regiment — Madatoff— Submission of Tabassaran, Karakaitagh, Shekeen, Avaria— Yerm61ofPs cruelty — The Akousheens beaten. 9. 1820-1825 : Kasi-Koumoukh conquered— Shirvan absorbed — War between Persia and Turkey — Annexation of Karabag h — Devastation of Kabarda — Ammalat Bek — Growth of Muridism — Grekoff — Tchetchen rising — Beiboulat — Ameer-Hadji-Yourt destroyed — Gherzel Aoul besieged Assassination of Grekoff and Lissanievitch. 10. 1826-1827 : Yerm61off returns to the Line — Death of Alexander I. — Persian war — Russian disasters — Yerm61offs inaction — Paskievitch — Madatoff's victory at Shamkhor —Paskiivitch's victory — Yermoloff leaves the Caucasus — His career and pol icy. 11. 1827-1828 : Paskievitch blockades Erivan — Enters Nakhitchevan — Takes Abbas-Abad —Battle of Ashtarak — Kras6vsky — Serdar-Abad taken — Erivan — Tabriz — Urmia — Ardebil — Treaty of Turkmentchai — Anglo-Persian relations from 1800 to 1827. 12. 1828 : War with Turkey — Russian aims — Siege and capture of Kars — Of Anapa — Plague — Siege and capture of Akhalkalaki —March on Akhaltsikh — Defeat of Turkish relieving force. 13. 1828 : Siege of Akhaltsikh — Its capture — Poti capitulates — Gouria occupied — Paskievitch's plans for the second year's campaign — Murder of Griboyedoff — Turkish attempt to recover Akhaltsikh. 14. 1829 : Akhaltsikh relieved — Hess6's victory at Limani — Danger of war with Persia — Paskievitch's successful diplomacy — Abbas Mirza sends his son to St. Petersburg — Plague at Akhaltsikh— Russian victory at Digour — March on Brzeroum — Crossing of the Saganlou g — Defeat of the Seraskier — Of Haghki — Hassan-Kala taken — Erzeroum occupied — Poushkin — Baibourt — Death of Bourtseff — Paskievitch's victory — Peace of Adrianople — Unnecessary bloodshed — Hesse's repulse — Migration of90,000 Armenians — Paskievitch — Persian and Turkish troops. Part II - The Murid War. 15. Muridism— Kazi Moulla — Shamil — Development of the movemen t Blood-feuds — Adat and Shariat — Number of Murids — General significationof Murid and Muridism. 16. 1829-1832 : Kazi Moulla takes the field— His va rious successes and defeats : Andee Khounzakh, Tarkou, Bournaya, Derbend, Kizliar, Agatch-Kala Plans for subjugation of the tribes— Nazran— Galgai expedition. 17. 1832 : Tchetchnia expedition— Defeat and death of Volzhinsky— Dargo taken Ghimree — Death of Kazi Moulla. 18. 1832-1837 : Hamzad, the second Imam — Slaughter of the Avar Khans — Lanskoi takes Ghimree— Klugenau takes Gherghebil and Gotsatl— Death of Hamzad — Shamil, third Imam— The affair at Ashilta bridge. 19. 1837 : Fese's Avar expedition of 1837 — Klugenau'sinterview with Shamil — Nicholas I. visits the Caucasus — Rosen dismissed — Albrandt's mission. 20. 1838-1839 : Shamil's success — Russia takes the alarm — Russian plan of campaign — Grabbers expedition — Siege and capture of Argouani — The Andee Koisou crossed — Siege of Akhoulgo. 21. 1839 : Siegeof Akhoulgo continued— Sourkhai's castle taken — Failure of general assaul t — Siege operations resumed — Progress of the Russians — Shamil surrendershis son — Final assault and capture of Akhoulg6 — Shamil escapes — Gol6vin e's Samour expedition — Its results. 22. 1840-1842 : Apparent pacification of Tchetchnia — Pullo's administration — Shamil again — England and Egypt— Shamil's rapid recovery of power — His cruelty — Akhverdi Mahoma — Shamil in Daghestan — Hadji Mourad Russian plan of campaign for 1841 — Bakounin's death — Dissensions between Grabbe and Gol6vine— Fese takes Klugenau's command and is again replaced by him— Grabbe's Dargo expedition— Disastrous results of his operations— Grabbe recalled — Golovine succeeded by Neidhardt. 23. 1843-1844 : Shamil's military organisation— His 1843 campaign — Loss of the Russian forts in Avaria — Passek at Ziriani — Siege of Neezov6e — Of Shoura — Freitag to the rescue— Death of Akhverdi Mahoma — Shamil and his mother — Nicholas L's demands — Large reinforcements — Russian success in Kazi-Koumoukh— And at Ghillee— Death of Shouaib Moulla —Shamil's cruelty— Defection of Daniel Sultan— Fort Vozdveezhenskoe built. 24. 1845 : Vorontsoff — The Dargo expedition— Disastrous result — Freitag to the rescue once more. 25 1846 : Shamil's invasion of Kabardi — Freitas's pursuit — Shamil checkmated — His flight — Hadji Mourad's raid — Shamil enters Akousha — His defeatat Kouteshee — Russian losses. 26. 1847-1848 : Russian assault on Gherghdb il — Saltee taken — Gherghebil surrendered — Defence of Akhtee. 27. 1849-1856 : Shamil at the zenith of his power — Argouteeusky fails at Tchokh — Hadji Mourad — His raid on Shoura — He is sent by Shamil to Kaitago — His raidon Bouinakh — Shamil's jealousy — He compasses Hadji Mourad's death — The latter surrenders to the Russians, but escapes — His death — SlieptsofF killed — Bariatinsky chief of the Left Flank — Forest cutting — Raids — Depopulation of lowland Tchetchnia — The Crimean war — Operations in Asia Minor —Danger of war with Persia — Secret convention — Shamil's invasion of Kakhe tia — Argouteensky's march Shamil's second invasion of Kakhetia and captureof the Georgian princesses — Their captivity — Shamil at home. 28. 1857-18 59 : Bariatinsky appointed viceroy and commander-in-chief — Milioutine his chief of the staff — Their plan of action — Campaigns of 1857 and 1858 — Aoukh, Salatau, and the Argoun gorges occupied — Forts built at Bourtounai and on the Argoun — Vrevsky's expeditions from the Lesghian Line — His death — Revolt at Nazran — Shamil's abortive attempts at relief — His defeat by Meeshtchenko — 1859 — Capture of Veden — Advance of the three armies — The ddbdcle — Flight of Shamil — Gouneeb— The end. Appendix. Index. Very good inplain brown dustjacket. 75.00

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7 BATTEN, Jack Judges. First Edition in dustjacket.
Macmillan of Canada, Toronto, 1986, ISBN:0771597290 
BATTEN, Jack. Judges. Toronto : Macmillan of Canada, (1986). First Edition.Pp [i]-xv,(1),1-335,(1). 8vo, maroon cloth, gilt lettering to spine. “What every judge thrives on is the drama of the courtroom, and Batten has drawn from his subjects wonderful stories about all kinds of cases – everything from murder through libel, child custody, malpractice, stock fraud, robbery, anti-combines offences, and assault. Whether the anecdotes are told by such a seasoned former member of the bench as 95-year-old James McRuer, the last judge to sentence a man to the gallows, or by Stephen Borins, who conducted the extradition hearing of rock groupie Cathy Smith, charged with the murder of John Belushi, or by Sandy MacPherson, who still recalls with horror the bitter Colin Thatcher child-custody case, or by Ron Macdonald, the Haligonian who sits as Liechtenstein's representative on the European Court of Human Rights, they offer a compelling look at the law in action from thejudge's unique perspective.” - from the dj. Tiny spot to fore-edge, faint waterstain along lower margins of covers, else very good in dustjacket (redstain to inside dustjacket due to bleeding from cloth, but not visible on outside of dj). 15.00

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8 BISHOP, Chris, ed. Firepower : Sea Warfare. in dj.
Brown Books, London, 1999, ISBN:1897884532 
BISHOP, Chris, ed. Firepower : Sea Warfare . [Dj adds: Gatefold Cut-Away Artworks, Tactical Illustrations, Performance Specifications]. Edited by Chris Bishop. (London): Brown Books, (1999). Pp. [1]-134,(2). Illustrated in colour. 4to, illustrated white card covered boards in like jacket. "'Firepower: Sea Warfare' offers a comprehensive overview of the dominant naval groups; organized by ship type, it features fast attack craft, naval fighters, ballistic missile submarines, supercarriers, amphibious assault craft, lightcarriers, and battleships. For each group is given a weapons and ship inve ntory as well as full details of deployment, combat techniques and tactics used. The descriptions are brought to life with first-hand accounts from officers who have served on each type of craft." - from the dj. Very good in dust jacket. 15.00

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9 BLACKMAN, Raymond V.B. Ships of the Royal Navy. First Edition.
Macdonald / Jane's, London, 1973, 
BLACKMAN, Raymond V.B. Ships of the Royal Navy. London : Macdonald and Jane's, (1973). First Edition. Pp (8),[9]-208. Illustrated with b&w photos throughout. Oblong 8vo, flexible plastic covers. "This comprehensive handbook covers all the ships of the Royal Navy from major fighting ships on ocean deployment at the head, carriers and amphibious ships, deterrent and other nuclear powered submarines, descending through the backbone of the Fleet in the shape of highly specialized guided missle ships, the workhorses comprising the fast frigates now filling the tole of the erstwhile standard destroyers, and the support ships without which a modern navy cannot function, down to the running fleet constituted by the smaller craft employed on coastalduties, experimental ships and the auxiliaries of the fleet train." - from the foreword. Sections: Aircraft Carriers; Commando Carriers; Nuclear Powe red Ballistic Missle Submarines; Nuclear Powered Fleet Submarines; Fleet Submarines; Through-Deck Cruisers; Comand Helicopter Cruisers; Amphibious Assault Ships; Guided Missle Armed Destroyers; General Purpose Frigates; Ant-Aircraft Frigates; Aircraft Direction Frigates; Ant-Submarine Frigates; Logistic Landing Ships; Mine Countermeasures Ships; Fleet Maintenance Ships; Coast Patrol Vessels; Trials and Experimental Ships; Royal Yacht and HospitalShip; Surveying Vessels; Fleet Support Ships; Fleet Oilers; Mooring, Salva ge and Boom Vessels; Other Auxiliary & Ancillary Vessels. Picure Galler Supplement: Aircraft; Helicopters; Missles; Hovercraft. With index. Crease to rear cover, else very good. 20.00

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10 BOYLE, Everett. Rest of the Story : According to Boyle
General Store Publishing House, Burnstown, Ontario , 2002, ISBN:1894263499 
BOYLE, Everett. Rest of the Story : According to Boyle. (Burnstown, Ontario: General Store Publishing House, 2002). First Edition. Pp (2),[3]-297,(3) . 8vo, illustrated blue card covers, lettered in yellow and white. "The story made headlines across Canada: for decades, harassment, abuse, physical attack and sexual assault had been covered up in the Canadian Armed Forces. As a warrant officer during that time, Everett Boyle witnessed a number of these cover-ups and had documented them. He might have been content with that, if it weren't for the fact that he knew there was more, much more that had not come out in the media coverage. The Rest of the Story is his gripping account of the hidden events that never made it into the newspapwers andmagazines. Boyle pulls no punches. "One ol my reasons for moving back to N ewfoundland was to get away from the memory of the humiliation, emotional trauma, threats, abuse, harassment and mistreatment that had been unfairly inflicted upon two of my defenceless young subordinates and on me back in 1991. These attacks were perpetrated against the three of us for having udared to cnaiienge the misconduct of a superior military commander. They were planned and orchestrated by generals in the highest ranks and positions in the air force." The Rest of the Story is a courageous and hard-hitting indictment of moral cowardice at the very top of our military institutions. But Boyle does not merely point the accusing finger, he proposes responsible remedies, and it is this that makes his book an important document." (from publisher's promotional flyer). Very good. 30.00

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11 BRADFORD, Ernle Wall of Empire : The Channel's 2000 Years of History. First American Edition in dustjacket
A.S. Barnes, New York, 1966, 
BRADFORD, Ernle. Wall of Empire : The Channel's 2000 Years of History. New York: A.S. Barnes and Co., (1966). Pp 112. Illustrated. Endpaper Maps. Large 8vo, blue cloth. "In this history of the Channel from its beginnings in ancient geological time to the present when it is once again the greatest deterrent to England's union with the Continent, Ernle Bradford presents a magnificent pageant of ships, of invaders, of pirates and freebooters who sailed this broad highway to lands across the seas which were theirs for the taking. The invasion of William the Conqueror, the Spanish Armada, the defense against Napoleon, Dunkirk, the Anglo-American assault on Normandy -- allof these monumental Channel operations are chronicled, but not forgotten a re the quiet villages nestling in covers and harbors, the brave men who dayafter day go down to the sea in ships to eke out a living, the awesome bea uty of the chalk cliffs, and the lovely green downs stretching to the sea."- from the dj. Very good in lightly rubbed, unclipped dust jacket. 22.00

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12 BRAGADIN, Marc' Antonio. HOFFMAN, Gale, trans. CARNEY, Robert B. Italian Navy in World War II. American Edition, without dustjacket.
Naval Institute, 1957, 
BRAGADIN, Commander (R) Marc' Antonio. The Italian Navy in World War II. Translated by Gale Hoffman. [Foreword by Robert B. Carney]. Annapolis, MD : United States Naval Institute, (1957). Pp (4),v-xviii,(2),3-380 ( including frontispiece) + plates. Lg 8vo, red cloth, white lettering to front board and spine. Contents : 1. The Italian Navy on the Eve of the War; 2. The Beginnings; 3. The Struggle Grows More Bitter; 4. The Italian Navy in the War with Greece; 5. Various Operations During the Second Half of 1941; 6. The First Battle of the Convoys; 7. The Blockade of Malta; 8. The Battle of Mid-June; 9. The Second Battle of the Convoys; 10. The Battle of Mid-August; 11.The Road Down; 12. The Third Battle of the Convoys; 13. The Invasion of Si cily; 14.The Deeds of the Naval Assault Teams; 15. The Navy on the Oceans and on the Russian Front; 16. The Navy and the Armistice; 17. An Evaluation of the Thirty-Nine Months of War; 18. From the Armistice to the Peace; Appendix. Name inside front cover, else very good. Without dustjacket. 40.00

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13 BROOKES, Ewart Prologue to a War : The Navy's Part in the Narvik Campaign. First Edition in dustjacket
Jarrolds, 1966, 
BROOKES, Ewart. Prologue to a War. [dj has subtitle: The Navy's Part in theNarvik Campaign.] L.: Jarrolds, (1966). First Printing. Pp (14),[15]-192 + 8 p. of plates. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Law 0122, Myron Smith World War II at Sea 665. "This is the full account of the Navy's partin this crucial campaign -a vivid story told with all Ewart Brookes' feeli ng for the high drama of war." - from the dj. Contents: 1. Iron Ore, The Sinews of War; 2. 'Exercise Weser'; 3. Germany Strikes; 4. Norway Hits Back; 5. British Submarines Create Havoc; 6. German Destroyers Take Narvik; 7. First Narvik Battle; 8. Second Narvik Battle; 9. Namsos and Lillesjona Landings; 10. Stannard's Trawlers Fight off Stukas; 11.The Navy Evacuates Troops;12. Differences over Narvik Assault; 13. A Plan to Capture Narvik; 14. Eva cuation ogue; 15. The Navy Vindicated. With bibliograsphy and index. Name and a few notes penned on endpapers, else very good in rubbed dustjacket with tears to dj spine, top inch lost. 50.00

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14 BROVKIN, Vladimir N. Behind the Front Lines of the Civil War : Political Parties and Social Movements in Russia, 1918-1922. First Edition in dustjacket.
Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ, 1994, ISBN:0691032785 
BROVKIN, Vladimir N. Behind the Front Lines of the Civil War : Political Parties and Social Movements in Russia, 1918-1922. Princeton, New Jersey : Princeton University Press, (1994). First Printing. Pp. (6),[vii]-x,(4),[1]-455,(3). 8vo, green cloth with silver lettering to spine. Very faint wear tocloth, else very good in clean, crisp dustjacket. 100.00 "Countering the p owerful myth that the civil war in Russia was largely between the "Whites" and the "Reds," Vladimir Brovkin views the struggle as a multifaceted social and political process. Brovkin focuses not so much on armies and governments as on the interaction of state institutions, political parties, and social movements on both Red and White territories. In the process, he exposesthe weaknesses of the various warring factions in a Russia plagued by stri kes, mutinies, desertion, and rebellions. The Whites benefited from popularresistance to the Reds, and the Reds, from resistance to the Whites. In Br ovkin's view, neither regime enjoyed popular support. Pacification campaigns, mass shooting, deportations, artillery shelling of villages, and terror were the essence of the conflict, and when the Whites were defeated, the war against the Greens, the peasant rebels, went on. Drawing on a remarkable array of previously untapped sources, Brovkin convicts the early Bolsheviksof crimes similar to those later committed by Stalin. What emerges "behind the front lines" is a picture of how diverse forces -- Cossacks, Ukrainian s, Greens, Mensheviks, and SRs, as well as Whites and Bolsheviks -- createdthe tragic victory of a party that had no majority support. This book has important contemporary implications as the world again asks an old question: Can Russian statehood prevail over local, regional, and national identities?" - from the dustjacket. Contents: Part One: 1918-1919: 1. The "New Course" That Failed (December 1918-April 1919): Causes of Legalization -- Legalization of the Opposition Parties -- Lenin and Martov -- Menshevik Policy Proposals -- Legalization of the PSR -- Debate on the Cheka -- The End of the "New Course". 2. On the Internal Front: Enemies among the Workers: Strikes in Moscow -- Strikes in Petrograd -- Trouble in the Provinces -- Strikes in Sormovo and Tver -- Rebellions and Mutinies in Orel Province -- The Astrakhan Tragedy. 3. The White Tide: The White Tide in the East -- Red Terror in the Urals -- Peasant Rebellions on the Volga -- The Whites' Breakthroughin the South -- Decossackization -- Makhno, Grigoriev, Zelenyi, and Others -- Peasant Attitudes in Ukraine -- Red Army Soldiers' Attitudes -- The Thr ee Blows to the Reds -- Red Terror in Ukraine. 4. On the Internal Front: the Greens: The Historical Setting -- Policies of the Bolshevik Government --Requisition Detachments -- Local Government in the Countryside -- Peasant Attitudes (Distribution of Land, The Communist Party and Soviet Power, and The Civil War) -- The Greens -- The Greens' Organization and Tactics -- Bolshevik Antidesertion Measures -- Peasant Uprisings. 5. What Is to Be Done? Soviet Parties Face the Challenge of the Whites: The Menshevik Assessment of the Situation -- The Right Mensheviks -- The SRs and the White Threat -- Fighting on All Fronts. 6. The Red Tide: Collapse of the Whites in the East(The Worldview of the Whites, Atamanschchina Warlords, The Army and Desert ion, Peasant Resistance, The Workers, White Terror, Political Parties) -- Collapse of the Whites in the South (State Order, Workers, The Countryside, Terror, Agony) -- The Fragmentation of Society. Part Two: 1920-1921: 7. TheEnd of Legal Opposition: The Mensheviks' New Platform -- Successes and Per ils -- The Left SR Factions -- The Balancing Act Breaks Down: The Affair with the British Delegation -- Other Foreign Delegations - The Cheka Assault on the Opposition Parties. 8. Workers under Militarized Labor: Theater of the Absurd -- The Militarization of Labor -- The Workers' Economic Situation-- Workers' Responses -- Elections -- Strikes. 9. The Green Tide: Bolshevi k Intentions -- Razverstka and Other Obligations -- The Collection of Tribute -- Informal, Invisible Peasant Government -- Peasant Perceptions -- Peasant Resistance: Central Russia (Deserters, Avengers, Spontaneous Rebellions, Large-scale Uprisings). 10. The Peasant War in Ukraine and Cossack Lands:Bolshevik Agrarian Policy in Ukraine -- Occupation Policies in the Don Hos t and Kuban -- Peasant Rebels: Ukraine -- Don and Kuban Resistance -- Subjugation -- A Reign of Red Terror in Kuban. 11. Sovietization of the Countryside: Tambov, Saratov, Tobol'sk: Tambov (The Causes, Popular Insurrection, The Role of the SRs, The War Effort) -- Lower Volga -- The Urals and Siberia-- Suppression. With epilogue, conclusion, bibliography and index. Very fa int wear to cloth, else very good in clean, crisp dustjacket. 100.00

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15 BROWNE, Gary F To Serve and Protect : The Newfoundland Constabulary on the Home Front World War Two. First Edition
DRC Publishing, St. John's, 2008, ISBN:9780978343491 
BROWNE, Gary F. "To Serve and Protect": The Newfoundland Constabulary on the Home Front World War Two. (St. John's : DRC Publishing, 2008). First Printing. Pp i-xviii,1-273,(5). Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated blue card covers."This scintillating text allows the reader a glimpse into the life of a (R oyal) Newfoundland Constabulary police officer during the war years. It provides a window on the role and work of police officers that spans the province from coast to coast. Each chapter captures within it a vision of the trials, tribulations, and triumphs associated with police work during a difficult period in our history. To Serve and Protect: The Newfoundland Constabulary on the Home Front World War Two will engage the reader, future students, and academic researchers, to further investigate the history of the 'thin blue line.' I believe this text will be a major impetus for future research and dissemination of the history of one of the world's most historic police forces. A significant piece of work, which will challenge all readers to remember and honour the history of those who have pledged to serve and protect us." (Professor Robert Shea, quoted on the back cover). "An intriguing, informative and well researched read about the role of the Newfoundland Constabulary on the Home Front during the years of the Second World War. Gary Browne has unearthed fasciiinating and never before told stories of spies and espionage, tales that will keep the reader transfixed from beginning to end." (from the back cover). Contents : 1. Young Trouters Hook Spy; 2. Early History of the Newfoundland Constabulary; 3. Pre-World War Two; 4. Constabulary Re-organization; 5. "Secret Document"; 6. Defence Scheme; 7. Action for War; 8. War Begins; 9. Royal Visit; 10. First War Action; 11. Prisoners of War; 12. Constabulary Increases Personnel; 13. Constabulary Assists Military; 14. "Loose Lips Sink Ships"; 15. Alien Registration; 16. Inspector Michael Mahoney; 17. In-Service Training School; 18. Friendly Invasion Begins; 19. Lots of work but; 20. Serving Justice; 21. Anti-Submarine Net Installed; 22. 1940; 23. Internment Camp at Victoria, Carbonear; 24. Official Concerns-Occupation French Islands; 25. Wartime "Blackout"; 26. Russell-Police Commander at Bell Island; 27. Home Guard; 28. Gander - Crucial to Allied Victory; 29. Recreational and Hostel Facilities; 30. The Caribou Hut; 31.Military Police; 32. 1941; 33. Building Bases. 34. American Troops Arrive; 35. Criminal Jurisdiction - Serious Issue; 36. "Civilian Ruffians" Assault Servicemen; 37. Lock-up Riddled by Machine-gun Fire; 38. Military Police H ut; 39. Echoes from the War Beat; 40. Banting Dies in Questionable Bomber Crash; 41. "Secret" Security Memorandum; 42. U.S. Facilities on Signal Hill Cause Challenges; 43. Roads, rails and phones; 44. 1941 - Busy Year for Police; 45. Wartime Policing - St. Bride's; 46. Policing at Bay Bulls; 47. TopSecret Arrival; 48. Mysterious Ship Arrives St. John's; 49. "Prize of War" seized near Argentia; 50. Constable Bill Daey; 51. 1942; 52. Lieutenant Co lonel J.R.E. Guild Arrives; 53. Guild's First Report; 54. Using Batons; 55.U-Boat Sinks Ships Near Bell Island; 56. Sabotage in St. John's Harbour; 5 7. The Caribou Sinking; 58. Fear, Anxiety and Paranoia; 59. Police Harbour Patrol; 60. Knights of Columbus Fire; 61. Busy Times Continue; 62. Polish Sailors Storm Police Lock-Up; 63. Government House and Other Police Matters;64. The Ghost of St. Mary's Bank; 65. Mysterious Boom at Fox Island; 66. 1 943; 67. Guild's Second Report; 68. Portuguese Fleet a Security Concern; 69. Sinking of Dorchester; 70. City Council Complains; 71. Remove Finnish Aliens; 72. Spies and Espionage; 73. Maurice Metal; 74. Change in Biackout Regulations; 75. Guild's Third Security Report; 76. Military Security for St. Lawrence and Deer Lake; 77. Praise for Constabulary; 78. U.S. Facilities; 79. Inspector Mahoney Goes to Washington; 80. Incidents: Grand Falls and Windsor; 81. Death of Police Chief O'Neill; 82. Jehovah's Witnesses Under Scrutiny; 83. Security Division Report; 84. End of War in Europe; 85. Bell Island Still a Cause of Concern; 86. 1946; 87. 1955 - Constabulary Mourns; 88. Mystery of 1942 Excalibur Crash; 89. "How Brave Mommy Was..."; 90. Legacy of Superintendent James J. Lynch; 91. Conclusion. Appeddices 1 to 6. Very good. 25.00

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16 BROWNE, Gary F To Serve and Protect : The Newfoundland Constabulary on the Home Front World War Two. First Edition
DRC Publishing, St. John's, 2008, ISBN:9780978343491 
BROWNE, Gary F. "To Serve and Protect": The Newfoundland Constabulary on the Home Front World War Two. (St. John's : DRC Publishing, 2008). First Printing. Pp i-xviii,1-273,(5). Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated blue card covers."This scintillating text allows the reader a glimpse into the life of a (R oyal) Newfoundland Constabulary police officer during the war years. It provides a window on the role and work of police officers that spans the province from coast to coast. Each chapter captures within it a vision of the trials, tribulations, and triumphs associated with police work during a difficult period in our history. To Serve and Protect: The Newfoundland Constabulary on the Home Front World War Two will engage the reader, future students, and academic researchers, to further investigate the history of the 'thin blue line.' I believe this text will be a major impetus for future research and dissemination of the history of one of the world's most historic police forces. A significant piece of work, which will challenge all readers to remember and honour the history of those who have pledged to serve and protect us." (Professor Robert Shea, quoted on the back cover). "An intriguing, informative and well researched read about the role of the Newfoundland Constabulary on the Home Front during the years of the Second World War. Gary Browne has unearthed fasciiinating and never before told stories of spies and espionage, tales that will keep the reader transfixed from beginning to end." (from the back cover). Contents : 1. Young Trouters Hook Spy; 2. Early History of the Newfoundland Constabulary; 3. Pre-World War Two; 4. Constabulary Re-organization; 5. "Secret Document"; 6. Defence Scheme; 7. Action for War; 8. War Begins; 9. Royal Visit; 10. First War Action; 11. Prisoners of War; 12. Constabulary Increases Personnel; 13. Constabulary Assists Military; 14. "Loose Lips Sink Ships"; 15. Alien Registration; 16. Inspector Michael Mahoney; 17. In-Service Training School; 18. Friendly Invasion Begins; 19. Lots of work but; 20. Serving Justice; 21. Anti-Submarine Net Installed; 22. 1940; 23. Internment Camp at Victoria, Carbonear; 24. Official Concerns-Occupation French Islands; 25. Wartime "Blackout"; 26. Russell-Police Commander at Bell Island; 27. Home Guard; 28. Gander - Crucial to Allied Victory; 29. Recreational and Hostel Facilities; 30. The Caribou Hut; 31.Military Police; 32. 1941; 33. Building Bases. 34. American Troops Arrive; 35. Criminal Jurisdiction - Serious Issue; 36. "Civilian Ruffians" Assault Servicemen; 37. Lock-up Riddled by Machine-gun Fire; 38. Military Police H ut; 39. Echoes from the War Beat; 40. Banting Dies in Questionable Bomber Crash; 41. "Secret" Security Memorandum; 42. U.S. Facilities on Signal Hill Cause Challenges; 43. Roads, rails and phones; 44. 1941 - Busy Year for Police; 45. Wartime Policing - St. Bride's; 46. Policing at Bay Bulls; 47. TopSecret Arrival; 48. Mysterious Ship Arrives St. John's; 49. "Prize of War" seized near Argentia; 50. Constable Bill Daey; 51. 1942; 52. Lieutenant Co lonel J.R.E. Guild Arrives; 53. Guild's First Report; 54. Using Batons; 55.U-Boat Sinks Ships Near Bell Island; 56. Sabotage in St. John's Harbour; 5 7. The Caribou Sinking; 58. Fear, Anxiety and Paranoia; 59. Police Harbour Patrol; 60. Knights of Columbus Fire; 61. Busy Times Continue; 62. Polish Sailors Storm Police Lock-Up; 63. Government House and Other Police Matters;64. The Ghost of St. Mary's Bank; 65. Mysterious Boom at Fox Island; 66. 1 943; 67. Guild's Second Report; 68. Portuguese Fleet a Security Concern; 69. Sinking of Dorchester; 70. City Council Complains; 71. Remove Finnish Aliens; 72. Spies and Espionage; 73. Maurice Metal; 74. Change in Biackout Regulations; 75. Guild's Third Security Report; 76. Military Security for St. Lawrence and Deer Lake; 77. Praise for Constabulary; 78. U.S. Facilities; 79. Inspector Mahoney Goes to Washington; 80. Incidents: Grand Falls and Windsor; 81. Death of Police Chief O'Neill; 82. Jehovah's Witnesses Under Scrutiny; 83. Security Division Report; 84. End of War in Europe; 85. Bell Island Still a Cause of Concern; 86. 1946; 87. 1955 - Constabulary Mourns; 88. Mystery of 1942 Excalibur Crash; 89. "How Brave Mommy Was..."; 90. Legacy of Superintendent James J. Lynch; 91. Conclusion. Appeddices 1 to 6. Top third of title-page removed (probably contained previous owner's name), else very good. 22.00

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17 BRUNNHOLZL, Karl Center of the Sunlit Sky : Madhyamaka in the Kagyu Tradition. Including a Translation of Pawo Rinpoche's Commentary on the Knowledge Section of Santideva's The Entrance to the Bodhisattva's Way of Life
Snow Lion Publications, Ithaca, N.Y. / Boulder, CO, 2004, ISBN:1559392185 
BRUNNHOLZL, Karl. The Center of the Sunlit Sky : Madhyamaka in the Kagyu Tradition. Including a Translation of Pawo Rinpoche's Commentary on the Knowledge Section of Santideva's The Entrance to the Bodhisattva's Way of Life (Bodhicaryavatara). Ithaca, N.Y. / Boulder, CO : Snow Lion Publications, (2004). First Edition. Pp [1]-982,(2). 8vo, blue cloth spine, grey paper covered boards, gilt lettering to spine. "Madhyamaka is a potent and universallyaccessible means of calming our suffering and awakening to our innate wisd om. The Center of the Sunlit Sky artfully rescues this brilliant teaching from its unwarranted reputation for intellectual opacity and reinstates it as a supremely practical tool kit for everyday living. The aim of this book is to take Madhyamaka out of the purely intellectual corner into which it--unjustly--gets boxed. It is an attempt to show how Madhayamaka actually addresses and works with all of our experiences in life. The book follows the original Indian sources as well as the standard commentaries on Madhyamaka in the Kagyu School of Tibetan Buddhism. At the same time, these materials are adapted for a contemporary audience, combining the familiar sharpness of Madhyamaka reasonings (launching a massive assault on our cherished belief systems) with exploring the practical relevance of the Madhyamaka way of mind training." - from the dj. Very good in dustjacket. 40.00

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18 CAFRUNY, Alan W. Studies in International Political Economy Ruling the Waves : The Political Economy of International Shipping. First Edition.in dustjacket
University of California Press, Berkeley, Los Angeles, London, 1987, ISBN:0520059689 
CAFRUNY, Alan W. Ruling the Waves : The Political Economy of International Shipping. Berkeley, Los Angeles, London : University of California Press, 1987. First Printing. Pp (12),[ix]-xvii,(1),1-323,(7). Tables in text. 8vo, dark blue cloth, silver lettering to spine. McConville and Rickaby, Shipping Business and Maritime Economics: An Annotated International Bibliography 2861. "In this trenchant analysis, Alan Cafruny explores the structure and history of international shipping to illuminate important aspects of our international political economy. He identifies a succession of international shipping regimes from the sixteenth century to the present and shows how changes in these regimes were linked to the nature and distribution of international power. Asserting that prior to the twentieth century hegemonic power created liberal shipping regimes to advance trading interests, Cafruny charts how political and economic developments in the late nineteenth centuryrendered this classical shipping liberalism obsolete. As a hegemonic power , the United States constructed a regime that included elements of both domination over and accommodation to the needs of trading partners and allies.As its international power declined in the 1960s, however, its policies sh itted. Cafruny shows how the current narrower and more forceful policies reflect the status of the United States as no longer hegemonic, though still an extremely powerful international actor. Ruling the Waves underlines the importance of considering not only economic and legal factors but also the politics of declining hegemony in studying the international political economy. In proving that the United states continues to dominate the politics of international shipping, Cafruny both provides a more satisfactory conceptof hegemonic stability and recasts the problem of cooperation in internati onal economic regimes." (from the dj). Contents :Introduction. Part One: Global Shipping Regimes: Theory and History. 1. The Crisis of Hegemonic Decline. 2. International Maritime Relations: Mercantilism, Freedom, Imperialism. Part Two: The Atlantic Order. 3. The Creation of an Atlantic Regime. 4. The Bulk/Raw Materials Sector: The Flag of Convenience Issue. 5. The Liner Sector. Part Three: The Challenge to the Old Regime. 6. The UNCTAD Code of Conduct for Liner Conferences. 7. United States Shipping Policy: State Powerand Cartels. 8. European Community Shipping Policy: Europe vs. America. 9. The Future ot International Liner Shipping. 10. Flags of Convenience: The New Assault. Conclusion. Penned underlining to 40 pages, name, else very good in dustjacket. 50.00

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19 CALDWELL, Donald MULLER, Richard Luftwaffe Over Germany : Defense of the Reich
Greenhill Books / MBI Publishing, London / St. Paul, 1989, ISBN:9781853677120 
CALDWELL, Donald, and Richard MULLER. The Luftwaffe Over Germany : Defense of the Reich. London : Greenhill Books / St. Paul : MBI Publishing, (2007).First Edition. Pp [1]-336. Illustrated. Map. Index. Double Column. Large 8 vo, blue cloth, silver lettering to spine. Contents : 1. German Air Defense: Early History and Theory (1914-1939). 2. Repelling RAF Bomber Command's Daylight Assault (193901941). 3. America Enters the War (1942). 4. The Slow American Build-Up (January-June 1943). 5. High Tide for the Defenders (July-December 1943). 6. The Air War Lost (January-April 1944). 7. The Oil Campaign (May-August 1944). 8. The “Big Blow” That Never Fell (September-December 1944). 9. The Final Desperate Expedients (1945). Very good to fine in dustjacket. 35.00

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20 CALLOWAY, Colin G. White People, Indans, and Highlanders : Tribal Peoples and Colonial Encounters in Scotland and America. First Edition in dustjacket
Oxford University Press, Oxford [et al], 2008, ISBN:9780195340129 
CALLOWAY, Colin G. White People, Indans, and Highlanders : Tribal Peoples and Colonial Encounters in Scotland and America. (Oxford [et al[) : Oxford University Press, 2008. First Printing. Pp (10),[xi[-xxi,(3),3-368,(2). Illustrated. Maps. Index. 8vo, black cloth, gilt lettering to spine. "In nineteenth century paintings, the proud Indian warrior and the Scottish Highland chief appear in similar ways--colorful and wild, righteous and warlike, thelast of their kind. Earlier accounts depict both as barbarians, lacking in culture and in need of civilization. By the nineteenth century, intermarri age and cultural contact between the two--described during the Seven Years'War as cousins--was such that Cree, Mohawk, Cherokee, and Salish were ofte n spoken with Gaelic accents. In this imaginative work of imperial and tribal history, Colin Calloway examines why these two seemingly wildly disparate groups appear to have so much in common. Both Highland clans and Native American societies underwent parallel experiences on the peripheries of Britain's empire, and often encountered one another on the frontier. Indeed, Highlanders and American Indians fought, traded, and lived together. Both groups were treated as tribal peoples--remnants of a barbaric past--and eventually forced from their ancestral lands as their traditional food sources--cattle in the Highlands and bison on the Great Plains--were decimated to make way for livestock farming. In a familiar pattern, the cultures that conquered them would later romanticize the very ways of life they had destroyed.White People, Indians, and Highlanders illustrates how these groups altern ately resisted and accommodated the cultural and economic assault of colonialism, before their eventual dispossession during the Highland Clearances and Indian Removals. What emerges is a finely-drawn portrait of how indigenous peoples with their own rich identities experienced cultural change, economic transformation, and demographic dislocation amidst the growing power of the British and American empires." (from the dj). Contents : Introductton. 1. Cycles of Conquest and Colonization. 2. Scots and Indians in a Changing World. 3. Savage Peoples and Civilizing Powers. 4. Warriors and Soldiers.5. Highland Traders and Indian Hunters. 6. Highland Men and Indian Familie s. 7. Clearances and Removals. 8. Highland Settlers and Indian Lands. 9. Empires, Myths, and New Traditions. Epilogue: History, Heritage, and Identity. Very good in dustjacket. 60.00

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