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1 Africa) Pictorial Africa : Its Heroes, Missionaries, and Martyrs : Stirring Narratives of their Perils, Adventures, and Achievements : Together with a Full and Descriptive Account of the Peoples, Deserts, Forests, Rivers, Lakes and Mountains of the "Dark Continen
James Sangster and Co., London, 1890, 
(Africa). Pictorial Africa : Its Heroes, Missionaries, and Martyrs : Stirring Narratives of their Perils, Adventures, and Achievements : Together witha Full and Descriptive Account of the Peoples, Deserts, Forests, Rivers, L akes and Mountains of the "Dark Continent." London : James Sangster and Co., n.d. [1890?]. Pp (6),[5]-396, frontispiece. Numerous wood engravings in text (some full-page). Large 8vo, lavender cloth, front board and spine illustrated and lettered in gilt, black and red. Contents : Introduction. 1. Adventures of James Bruce—Adventures of Mungo Park—The Niger Expedition, and its Failure. 2. Samuel Crowther, the Negro Missionary—Captain Burton's Criticisms—Speke and the Victoria Nyanza—Sir Roderick Murchison-Baker and the Albert Nyanza. 3. Great Revival of Religion—Missions Resulting from it—The Remarkable Career of James Wilson-The "Duff"—Martyn, Morrison, Patteson, Heber, Williams, Smith, and Moffat. 4. David Livmgstone—His Birth—Hardships ofhis Career—Resolves to be a Missionary—Goes to Ongar—Arrives at the Cape—H istory of the Country and its Inhabitants. 5. Adventure with a Lion—Missionary Wanderings— The Bakwains — Sechele — Description of the Country—The Boers. 6. Missionary Work—Relics of Animal Worship—Removal to Chonuane—Baptismof Sechele—Ravages of the Tsetse—A Pleasant River Trip—Discovery of Lake N gami. 7. Livingstone and the Great Chief Sebituane - He Mourns his Death - Discovery of th Zambesi in Mid-Africa - The Suppression of Slavery—Return to the Cape. 8. Journey of Exploration— Kuruman—Sechele—Sekeletu—Flora and Fauna—Life amongst the Natives—Female Chieftains Interviewed—A faint Tradition of the Deluge. 9. Journeyings continued—At Shinte's Village — Native Smiths—Bechuana Vocabulary - Difficulties in the Way—The Ocean Reached—What they said in England. 10. At Loanda— Monteiro's Description of the West Coast—The Journey back—Arrival at Linyanti—Results of the Journey. 11. Moffat inwSearch of Livingstone—Affecting Meeting with a Dropsical King—Brave and H onourable Conduct of Natives—Stores for Livingstone safely deposited. 12. Off to the East Coast - The Victoria Falls - Threatening Attitude of Natives- Sekwebu's Suicide—The Gospel of Commerce. 13. The Return of Livingstone— His Reception in London, Manchester, and other Centres - Prospects of Mission Work. 14. A Great Farewell Meeting—Setting out again for Africa—A DeadlyRegion—Hippopotami Hunters—A Climb over Burning Rocks. 15. Up the Shire - Animal Life on the River—Discuvery of the Lakes Shirwa and Nyassa - The Brewing of African Beer—Funerals and Wedding Processions. 16. At t the Victoria Falls—A Royal Leper—Natives Discuss the Resurrection—Narrow Escape from aTerrible Whirlpool—Livingstone Lost by his Party—A Storm on Lake Nyassa. 1 7. The Return of the Wanderer—Publication of the "Zambesi and its Tributaries - Setting out to Africa for the Last Time. 18. Henry Stanley's Early History - The "New York Herald" Expedition—Its Equipment at Zanzibar - A Marchto the Land of the Moon. 19. Stanley describes Livingstone — They Feast to gether — Stanley's Return — Lieutenant Cameron's Travels and Adventures. 20. Death of Livingstone—Arrival of the Body at Southampton—Impressive Reception - Funeral at Westminster Abbey, 21. Emin Pasha.—The Relief Expedition—Privations and Sufferings on the March—Meeting with Emin—Stanley's Return for the Rearguard—Homeward March—Accident to Emin - Stanley's Safe Arrival atZanzibar—Telegram from the Queen. 22. Gordon and Emin Pasha—Gordon's Early Career—He goes to the Crimea—Chinese Gordon—In the Soudan—The Two Heroes—G ordon's Death. Cloth rubbed and edgeworn, title page detaching, with two first prize for attendance bookplates dated 1891, else good. 50.00

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2 AKRIGG, G.P.V. and Helen B. AKRIGG British Columbia Chronicle, 1778-1846 : Adventures by Sea and Land. dampstained.
Discovery Press, Vancouver, BC, 1975, ISBN:0919624022 
AKRIGG, G.P.V. and Helen B. AKRIGG. British Columbia Chronicle, 1778-1846 :Adventures by Sea and Land. (Vancouver, BC): Discovery Press, 1975. Pp. [i ]-xv,(1),1-429,(3), tipped in frontispiece, + 24 p. of plates. Map endpapers. Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. A survey of the early exploration of the British Columbia coastline and interior. Minor dampstain to fore-edge of the bulk of the volume, else vg. 35.00

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3 ALBERTS, Robert C. STOBO, Robert Most Extraordinary Adventures of Major Robert Stobo.
Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston , 1965, 
ALBERTS, Robert C. The Most Extraordinary Adventures of Major Robert Stobo.Illustrated with photographs and with maps drawn by Samuel Hanks Bryant. B oston : Houghton Mifflin Company, (1965). Second Printing. Pp [i]-x,(4),[1]-421m(13)m+ 16 pp plates. Maps. 8vo, brown cloth, gilt lettering to black panel to spine. "Robert Stobo enters the pages of history on horseback, at the head of a company of provincial Virginia troops marching as reinforcements into Colonel George Washington.s encampment on the western frontier. He was involved in three famous battles of the French and Indian War. He served as an espionage agent for Washington behind French lines. Taken hostage, he was sentenced to death after a show trial that caused international controversy. He twice escaped from a Quebec prison, and twice was recaptured. He escaped a third time to lead a small band through 350 miles of enemy territory. He was hailed as a hero in Williamsburg and London. He was twice captured by pirates. He consorted on intimate terms with the great figures of his time. " - from the dj. Contents: 1. Return of a Hero. 2. The Journey Begins. 3. An Army Marches. 4. Alexandria to Wills Creek. 5. To the Great Meadows. 6. Advance and Retreat. 7. The Battle. 8. Fort Duquesne. 9. Aftermath. 10. Quebec. 11. Defeat and Discovery. 12. The Trial. 13. In Prison. 14. Preparations for Escape. 15. Flight Down the River. 16. The Battle of Chaleur Bay. 17. With the Mighty General. 18. Quebec to Crown Pint to Williamsburg. 19. The Fall of New France. 20. The English Captain. 21. The Last Chapter. Very good in lightly edgeworn, unclipped dustjacket. 28.00

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4 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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5 ALLABY, Eric Grand Manan.
Grand Manan Museum, Grand Manan, 1984, ISBN:0969178700 
ALLABY, Eric. Grand Manan. [N. pl]: Grand Manan Museum, 1984. Pp [1]-64. Double column. Illustrated with numerous b/w and/or colour photos and drawings to text. Oblong 8vo, stapled illustrated card covers. Chapters : INTRODUCTION: Getting there, Geography; Geology; BEGINNINGS: Discovery; Roots sink... branches grow; DEVELOPMENT: Early Fisheries; Shipwrecks; Life saving; Lighthouses are established; Ferry Service; Fishing boats develop; FISHING TODAY: The versatile lobster boat; Fishing boats of Grand Manan; The Grand Manan fishermen's calendar; Fundy Tides; Lobster fishing; Weir building; Weirfishing; The purse seine; The purse seine fleet; Hand line fishing; Fish d ragging; Scallop dragging; SOCIETY: The Island Church; North Head; Dark Harbor, Dulseland; Castalia, fountain of youth; Woodwards Cove; Smoked Herring; Grand Harbor; Grand Manan Museum; White Head; Seal Cove; The southern end. THE NATURAL SEA: Sea life; Other fish; Whales; Machias Seal Island. EPILOGUE. Owner's name, else very good. Due to its small size, shipping costs should be cheaper than quoted. 15.00

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Louisbourg : The Dream City of America First Edition., ALMON, Albert
6 ALMON, Albert Louisbourg : The Dream City of America First Edition.
Glace Bay, N.S, 1934, 1934 
ALMON, Albert. Louisbourg : The Dream City of America. by Albert Almon, Glace Bay, Nova Scotia. Glace Bay, Nova Scotia, 1934. First Edition. Pp (3),4-85,(3) + large folding plate. Illustrated, with forty photo reproductions, maps, and diagrams (including three of lighthouses). 8vo, printed brown card covers with black lettering to front cover and blank spine.

Tennyson 68, Tennyson, Cape Bretoniana 412, Morley pp. 85 & 106, Watters p.649, Vaison p.25.

Albert Almon (b. 1872, Glace Bay, Nova Scotia - d. 1960) a plumber and historian.

Contents:
1. Cape Breton: Its Discovery and Early History;
2. Father Daniel's Last Mass, July 4th, 1648 From The Lion and the Lillies by Charles Edwin Jakeway;
3. Louisbourg, 1720-1760;
4. The Historic Bells of Louisbourg:
Bells --
The Saint Louis Bell --
The Saint Antoine Marie Bell --
The Saint John Bell;
5. The Famous Lighthouses of Louisbourg (pp. 53-61);
6. The Duc D'Anville;
7. The Mission Chalice;
8. Poem: Louisbourg.
With appendix: The King's Hospital.

Short tear to fore-edge of first few leaves, folding plate has tape repairs to verso (but is nearly segmented due to fold splits), faint cover creasing, inking to front cover, else very good. Uncommon. 60.00



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7 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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8 ANDREWS, F. Emerson New Numbers : How acceptance of a duodecimal (12) base would simplify arithmetic
Faber and Faber , London , 1936, 
ANDREWS, F. Emerson. New Numbers : How acceptance of a duodecimal (12) basewould simplify arithmetic. London : Faber and Faber Limited, (1936). First Edition. Pp [1]-162,(2). Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to s pine. Contents : 1. A discovery. 2. How counting began. 3. Practical operation of the ten system. 4. A civilized number system. 5. Inventing the new system. 6. The basic processes. 7. Decimals, percentage, interest. 8. Brief note on logarithms. 9. Curiosa. 10. A look forward. Spine and edges worn and browned, cloth rubbed, penned name, else good. Uncommon. 50.00

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9 ANTROBUS, E.S.A. (ed.) WERDMULLER, V.W. LEDNOR, M. DE JAGER, E.S.J. Witwatersrand Gold -- 100 Years : A review of the discovery and developmentof the Witwatersrand Goldfield as seen from the geological viewpoint. Firs t Standard Edition in dustjacket
Geological Society of South Africa, Johannesburg, 1986, ISBN:0620096632 
ANTROBUS, E.S.A. (ed.). Witwatersrand Gold -- 100 Years : A review of the discovery and development of the Witwatersrand Goldfield as seen from the geological viewpoint. (Johannesburg) : The Geological Society of South Africa, (1986). First Standard Edition. Pp (8),1-298,(2),+ 6 folding maps/plans. Illustrated. Maps. Double Column. 4to, bound in skivertex green (imitation leather), gilt lettering to front board and spine. Contents : I. Preamble (by E. S. A. Antrobus): Introduction; A Brief Summary; The Transvaal, 1856-1886; Early Prospecting for Gold; Eersteling—The First Mine; Mac Mac and Pilgrim's Rest; Barberton; Imperial and Metric Units; Acknowledgments. II. TheCentral Rand (by V. W. Werdmuller): The Discovery; Earlier Prospecting Act ivities; Gold Strikes Close to the Witwatersrand; Evolution of the Gold Laws; Events Following the Discovery; The Start of Actual Mining; Some Aspectsof 100 Years of Mining; Gross Production Figures; Evolution of Geological Concepts; After one Century of Gold Mining; Acknowledgements; Appendix I. Dorffel's Report on the Turf Club Borehole; Appendix II. The Rand Victoria Borehole. III. The West Rand Goldfield (by M. Lednor): Introduction; The Begiginning; The Industry Takes Off; Robinson, Rhodes, Barnato; Some Early Mines and Incidents on the West Rand; The Evolutittion of Geological Thought on the West Rand; Geology of the West Rand Goldfield; The Discovery of Western Areas, Cooke and Doornkop; The Mines—Historical Details; Summary of Production Trends for the West Rand Goldfield; Acknowledgements. IV. A. The East Rand Goldfield (by F. S. J. de Jager): Introduction; Summary History; Stratigraphy and General Geology; Contribution by Geology and Geologists; The Mines—Historical Details. B. The Soutn Rand Goldfield (by F. S. J. de Jager): Introduction; Geographical and Geological Extent of the Field; Structural Outline; Members of the Kimberley Conglomerate Formation; Mining; Exploratory Drilling; Gold Production. V. The Klerksdorp Goldfield (by K. M. Chapman, R.F. Tucker and R. J. Kidger): Introduction; The First Fifty Years; Gold Discovery; The First Ten Years of Gold; The GeoJogical Setting and the Reefs; The Anglo-Boer War; The Thirty Years after the War; The Gold Standard and Western Reefs; Strathmore and the Vaal Reef; Conclusion; Acknowledgements. VI. The West Wits Line (by C. J. Engelbrecht): Introduction; 1887-1932—The Early Days; 1932-1945 -- West Witwatersrand Areas; 1945-Present—Post World War II; Summary of Geology and Structure; The Water Problem; Gold Production; Acknowledgements. VII. The Orange Free State (Welkom) GoJdfield (by C. Greathead and J. Graadt van Roggen): Pioneer Years (1867-1932); The New Era (1932-1939); The War Years (91939-1945); Post-War Developments; Recent Years: Current Develoepments: Future Prospects; Development of Geological Understanding in the Weikom Goldfield; A Review of Operations at Western Holdings: 1947-1981; Potted Histories—Other Mines. VIII. The Evander Goldfield(by A. Leeb-Du Toit): Discovery; The Early Days; Gold Production; Generali sed Stratigraphy; Structural Geology; Looking Ahead. Waterstainins to bottom corner, covers flaring a bit, else good in edgeworn dustjacket. 180.00

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10 ARCHER, J.F. History of Staley, Radford & Co. Ltd. 1875-1975.
W. & J. Mackay Limited, Chatham , 1975, ISBN:0950400408 
ARCHER, J.F. A History of Staley, Radford & Co. Ltd. 1875-1975. (Chatham : W. & J. Mackay Limited, 1975). First Edition. Pp (4),1-374,(2),+ 2 folding plates. Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. With a Foreword by Harold Radford, Chairman and Managing Director. Cohen, The Thames, 1580-1980: A General Bibliography, p.306. “Born in the age of sail, in days when shipping could still offer adventure and discovery, Staley, Radford and Co. Ltd., continue in the shipping business, in the City of London. This history of one small Shipping Company's first century is more man just a tribute to the enterprise of the resolute men who founded it and who served it for ten decades. It is also a thread in the fabric of London's commercialhistory and the development of modern Tasmania, South Africa and other Tra ding partners of Great Britain. The book affords fascinating insights into such varied topics as the Victorian business office, with an all-male pen and ink staff, the special skills of stevedores loading wooden sailing ships, the changing patterns of cargo and of trade, and the traumatic impact of two world wars. Yet for all the inevitable differences between the Company in 1875 and in 1975, perhaps the most striking impression gained is the underlying continuity or approach, of conscientious, steadfast service, of trust and of reliability. Perhaps not surprising, in a Company that did not lose, until 1959, the services of a man who joined the firm in 1879, and where a lifetime with the Company was the normal pattern, rather man the exception. Undoubtedly a useful contribution to the commercial history of London,indeed to the history of commerce, the book is unusual in the immediacy an d vividness of the events and personalities recorded. This is not surprising, perhaps, in that although covering a century, the author joined the firmin 1921 and knew the founding generation personally. Small firms like Stal ey, Radford rarely reached the headlines, yet in their hundreds, they were the backbone of British commerce at the time when it dominated the world. In this book, Mr. Archer gives us a glimpse of the reasons for their past - and their continuing success.” - from the dj. ADDITIONAL SHIPPING CHARGES WILL BE REQUIRED DUE TO ITS WEIGHT. Very good in unclipped dustjacket. Signed without inscription by Harold Radford. 120.00

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11 ARCHER, J.F. History of Staley, Radford & Co. Ltd. 1875-1975.
W. & J. Mackay Limited, Chatham , 1975, ISBN:0950400408 
ARCHER, J.F. A History of Staley, Radford & Co. Ltd. 1875-1975. (Chatham : W. & J. Mackay Limited, 1975). First Edition. Pp (4),1-374,(2),+ 2 folding plates. Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. With a Foreword by Harold Radford, Chairman and Managing Director. Cohen, The Thames, 1580-1980: A General Bibliography, p.306. “Born in the age of sail, in days when shipping could still offer adventure and discovery, Staley, Radford and Co. Ltd., continue in the shipping business, in the City of London. This history of one small Shipping Company's first century is more man just a tribute to the enterprise of the resolute men who founded it and who served it for ten decades. It is also a thread in the fabric of London's commercialhistory and the development of modern Tasmania, South Africa and other Tra ding partners of Great Britain. The book affords fascinating insights into such varied topics as the Victorian business office, with an all-male pen and ink staff, the special skills of stevedores loading wooden sailing ships, the changing patterns of cargo and of trade, and the traumatic impact of two world wars. Yet for all the inevitable differences between the Company in 1875 and in 1975, perhaps the most striking impression gained is the underlying continuity or approach, of conscientious, steadfast service, of trust and of reliability. Perhaps not surprising, in a Company that did not lose, until 1959, the services of a man who joined the firm in 1879, and where a lifetime with the Company was the normal pattern, rather man the exception. Undoubtedly a useful contribution to the commercial history of London,indeed to the history of commerce, the book is unusual in the immediacy an d vividness of the events and personalities recorded. This is not surprising, perhaps, in that although covering a century, the author joined the firmin 1921 and knew the founding generation personally. Small firms like Stal ey, Radford rarely reached the headlines, yet in their hundreds, they were the backbone of British commerce at the time when it dominated the world. In this book, Mr. Archer gives us a glimpse of the reasons for their past - and their continuing success.” - from the dj (not present with this copy). . ADDITIONAL SHIPPING CHARGES WILL BE REQUIRED DUE TO ITS WEIGHT. Very good. Signed without inscription by Harold Radford. 100.00

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12 Arctic Journal FORD, William L. LOTZ, Jim ALBRECHT, Earl C. Arctic: Journal of the Arctic Institute of North America. Volume 18, No. 3,September 1965
Arctic Institute of North America, Montreal , 1965, 
(Arctic). Arctic : Journal of the Arctic Institute of North America. Volume18, No. 3, September 1965. Montreal : Arctic Institute of North America, 1 965. Pp [149]-204. Illustrated. Maps. 8vo, illustrated green stapled wrappers. Includes: Wm. L. Ford and G. Hattersley-Smith's "On the oceanography ofthe Nansen Sound fiord system" (pp 158-171) - Summarizes exploration of th e fiord system of northwest Ellesmere and northeast Axel Heiberg Islands, from discovery in 1883 to 1962, and describes in detail results of oceanographic surveys in 1962. Also, Earl C. Albrecht's "Observations on Arctic and Subarctic Health" (pp 150-157); J.R. Lotz's "The Squatters of Whitehorse : A Study of the Problems of New Northern Settlements" (pp 172-188); James A.Petersen's "Ice-push ramparts in the George River basin, Labrador-Ungava" (pp 189-193); D.K. MacKay and K.C. Arnold's "Access to Meighen Island, N.W.T." (pp 193-198); plus Notes, News and Reviews. Rubbed, else very good. 20.00

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13 Arctic Journal KOENIG, S.L. DUNBAR, Moira HATTERSLEY-SMITH, Geoffrey Arctic: Journal of the Arctic Institute of North America, Volume 05, No. 2,July 1952
Arctic Institute of North America, Montreal, 1952, 
(Arctic Journal). Arctic: Journal of the Arctic Institute of North America,Volume 5, No. 2, July 1952. Montreal: Arctic Institute of North America, 1 952. Pp [65]-132. On the Ice Islands: Articles: L.S. Koenig’s "Discovery ofthe Ice Islands on U.S.A.F. Flights over the Arctic Ocean" (pp.68-75); K.R . Greenaway's "Additional Information from Flights and Air Photographs in the Canadian Arctic" (pp.75-82); Moira Dunbar’s "Historical References to Ice Islands" (pp.83-95); Geoffrey Hattersley-Smith's "Comments on the Originsof the Ice Islands" (pp.95-103). Also V.C. Wynne-Edwards’ "The Fulmars of Cape Searle" (pp.104-117); C.A. Littlewood's "Gravity Measurements on the Barnes Icecap, Baffin Island" (pp.118-124); also Reviews, News, and a letterto the editor from F.W. Peacock in Nain, Labrador. Vg tidy copy 20.00

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14 ARMSTRONG, Joe C.W. From Sea Unto Sea : Art & Discovery Maps of Canada. in dj.
1982, ISBN:0770600301 
ARMSTRONG, Joe C.W. From Sea Unto Sea : Art & Discovery Maps of Canada. (Scarborough) : Fleet/Lester & Orpen, (1982). Pp (84). Folio, black cloth. Vg in dj. 30.00

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15 ARMSTRONG, Joe C.W. From Sea Unto Sea.: Art & Discovery Maps of Canada. leather binding
Lester & Orpen, 1984, 
ARMSTRONG, Joe C.W. From Sea Unto Sea: Art & Discovery Maps of Canada. (Scarborough) : Fleet/Lester & Orpen, (1984). Pp (84). Folio, maroon leather spine, marbled boards and endpapers, a.e.g. Contents identical to 1982 edition, with spine title in Latin [A Mari Usque Ad Mare] and dated 1984 at bottom of spine. The slightest of shelfwear, else vg-fine. 100.00

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16 ARNOLD, David, (ed.) Studies in Imperialism series Imperial Medicine and Indigenous Societies. in dustjacket
Manchester University Press, Manchester and New York, 1988, ISBN:0719024951 
ARNOLD, David (ed.). Imperial Medicine and Indigenous Societies. Manchesterand New York : Manchester University Press, (1988). Pp (4),v-viii,1-231,(1 ). Index. 8vo, red cloth, gilt lettering to spine. In the Studies in Imperialism series. Contents : 1. Introduction : disease, medicine and empire (byDavid Arnold). 2. The European insane in British India, 1800-1858 : A case study in psychiatry and colonial rule (by Waltraud Ernst). 3. Smallpox and colonial medicine in nineteenth-century India (by David Arnold). 4. Medici ne and racial politics : Changing Images of the New Zealand Maori in the Nineteenth Century (by Malcolm Nicolson). 5. Sleeping Sickness Epidemics and Public Health in the Belgian Congo (by Maryinez Lyons). 6. Cholera and the Origins of the American Sanitary Order in the Philippines (by Reynaldo C. Ileto). 7. Plague and the Tensions of Empire : India, 1896-1918 (by I.J. Catanach). 8. The Influenza Pandemic in Southern Rhodesia : A crisis of comprehension (by Terence Ranger)/ 9. Bilharzia : A problem of 'native health' : 1900-1950 (by John Farley). 10. The Discovery of Colonial Malnutrition between the wars (by Michael Worboys). Personal inkstamp, else very good in dustjacket. 275.00

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17 Athapaskan Art) TEBBLE, Norman, foreword. TAYLOR, William E., Jr. IDIENS, Dale. Athapaskans : Strangers of the North : An International Travelling Exhibition from the Collection of the National Museum of Man, Canada, and the Royal Scottish Museum
National Museum of Man, 1974, 
(Athapaskan Art). The Athapaskans : Strangers of the North : An International Travelling Exhibition from the Collection of the National Museum of Man,Canada, and the Royal Scottish Museum. (Ottawa: National Museum of Man, 19 74). Pp (4),[3]208,(2). Mostly double column. Large 8vo, photo-illustrated black cardcovers, lettered in white. Helm, The Indians of the Subarctic: A Critical Bibliography 179. Contents : Foreword (by Norman Tebble). A Quiet Discovery (by William E. Taylor, Jr.). The Athapaskan Indian Collection in the Royal Scottish Museum (by Dale Idiens). The Athapaskan Ethnology Collection of the National Museum of Man (by Barrie Reynolds). The Athapaskans: Strangers of the North (by A. McFadyen Clark): Introduction; Athapaskan Historical nd Comparative Lnguistics; Northern Athapaskan Prehistory; Traditional Northern Athapaskan Lifewavs; Natural Habitat; Social Life; Annual Cycleof Activities; Life Cycle; The Supernatural, Shamanism, and Ceremonialism; Trade and Warfare; The Contact Period; The Northern Athapaskans Today. Cat alogue: Prehistory; White Contact; Traditional Lifeways; Winter Subsistence; Winter Transport; Skin Preparation; Clothing; Domestic Implements; Ceremonial Objects; Summer Subsistence; Summer Transport; The Northern Athapaskans Today. Bibliography. Maps : 1. Distribution of Athapaskan Peoples in North America; 2. Distribution of Northern Athapaskan Linguistic Groups. Spine & covers rubbed, else very good. 40.00

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18 ATKINSON, Andrew and Mark HARRIS, eds. CRUMMEY, Michael. MacLEOD, Alistair. WINTER, Kathleen. Running the Whale's Back : Stories of Faith and Doubt in Atlantic Canada. Paperback.
Goose Lane Editions, Fredericton, 2013, ISBN:9780864929136 
ATKINSON, Andrew and Mark HARRIS, eds. Running the Whale's Back : Stories of Faith and Doubt in Atlantic Canada. Edited by Andrew Atkinson and Mark Harris. [Cover artwork by David Blackwood]. (Fredericton): Goose Lane Editions, (2013). Pp. (10),11-303,(1). 8vo, illustrated dark grey card covers withwhite lettering to front cover and spine. "Two men freeze solid during a b lizzard, their bodies posed until spring. A minister discovers his wife's Internet infidelities. A former nun discusses 'Hanging up the habit' on a talk show. A ski jumper takes off... and never lands. In an unmistakable chorus of Atlantic accents, 'Running the Whale's Back' offers a host of stoiresfrom Eastern Canada's brightest literary talents. Exploring the precarious terrain of faith and doubt, these authors p[en rough-hewn, weather-beaten accounts of spirituality and religion. Consider yourself forewarned: there's grit in these stories." - from the rear cover. Includes: Andrew Atkinson's "Fish Stories or Some Likeness Thereof", Michel [sic] Crummey's "Miracles"; Sheldon Currie's "The Accident"; Joan Clark's "Salvation"; David Adams Richards's "We, Who Have Never Suffered"; Kenneth J. Harvey's "Two Crosses";Clive Doucet's "Miracle Potatoes"; Deborah Joy Corey's "Discovery"; Ann-Ma rie MacDonald's "Cave Paintings"; Michael Hennessey's "The Priest and the Pallbearer"; Alistair MacLeod's "Vision"; Lynn Coady's "Batter My Heart"; Carol Bruneau's "Doves"; Jessica Grant's "My Husband's Jump"; Samuel Thomas Martin's "Running the Whale's Back"; Michelle Butler Hallett's "The Shadow Side of Grace"; Michael Winter's "Stay the Way You Are"; D.R. MacDonald's "The Flowers of Bermuda"; Kathleen Winter's "French Doors"; and Ann Copeland's "Rupture". Very good. 12.50

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19 Atlantic Advocate PRATSON, Frederick John MULROONEY, Denys BRADDOCK, John Atlantic Advocate, Volume 62, No. 2, October 1971.
University Press of New Brunswick, Fredericton , 1971, 
(Atlantic Advocate). The Atlantic Advocate, Volume 62, No. 2, October 1971.Fredericton : University Press of New Brunswick, 1971. Pp 1-64. Illustrate d. Triple Column. 4to, illustrated stapled card covers. Includes four articles on Coastal Fishermen (pp 10-21) : 1. The Victory – ant the Cruelty (by Frederick John Pratson), 2. School Provides New Ways (by Nonie Bunting), 3.Rise of the Unions (by Denys Mulrooney), 4. The Way to Enjoy Angling at it s Best and Maddest (by Bill Greenaway). Other content : The Berlin Wall: The Tourist Trap of the Death Trap (by John Braddock, pp 22-30); The Discovery of the Red Paint People, “New Brunswickers” of 3,500 Years Ago (by David Sanger, pp 32-38); and more. Rubbed, sticker to front cover, else very good. 20.00

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20 BABIR, Karl K. Ottoman Rule in Damascus, 1708-1758 . First Edition in dustjacket
Princeton University Press, Princeton, 1980, ISBN:0691052972 
BABIR, Karl K. Ottoman Rule in Damascus, 1708-1758. Princeton : Princeton University Press, (1980). Fourth Edition. Pp. (6),vii-xix,(3),3-219,(4). Some maps and tables in the text. 8vo, green cloth spine, gold cloth boards, with gilt lettering to spine. Very good in dustjacket 50.00 In the PrincetonStudies on the Near East series. karl K. Babir (b. October 21, 1948, Beiru t, Lebanon). "On the basis of new evidence from the Ottoman archives in Istanbul, Karl Barbir challenges the current interpretation of Ottoman rule inDamascus during the eighteenth century. He argues that the prevailing them es of decline and stagnation - usually applied to the entire century - in fact apply only to the latter half of the century. This discovery, he contends, affords a more balanced and realistic view of the Near East's Ottoman past than previous studies have suggested. Note on Transcription and Dates Governors of Damascus, 1708-1758, Preface; Introduction; Part I. Changing Patterns in the Governorship of Damascus : The The Ottoman Provincial Governorship - First Set of Patterns: Limits on the Governor's Functions and Mobility - Second Set of Patterns: Provincial Centralization - Retrospect: the 'Azms and the Governorship of Damascus. Part II. Containment of Provincial Groups: The Notables: Provincial Patricians - The Janissaries - The Tribes. Part III. The Pilgrimage: Centerpiece of Ottoman Rule in Damascus : Financial Base - The Sürre - The Pilgrimage Fortress Network - Organization of thePilgrimage Caravan - The Cerde and Pilgrimage Security. Conclusion Appendi ces : I. Rank and Position at Start of Damascus Governors' Careers, 1516-1757; II. Top Posts Attained by Damascus Governors, 1516-1757 III. Sources ofLocal Damascus Janissaries' Pay, 1706; IV. Projected Income and Expense of the Pilgrimage (Tertib Defterleri); V. Summary of Damascus Provincial Acco unts, 1741-1742, 1759-1760; VI. Register of Dawra Revenues, 1771-1772 VII. The Pilgrimage Fortress Network between Damascus and Medina; VIII. Pilgrimage Retinue Expenses, 1742-1743; IX. Attacks on the Pilgrimage Caravan, 1517-1757. With bibliography and index Very good in dustjacket 50.00

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