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1 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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2 ACHESON, T.W. HOWELL, Colin D. McCANN, L.D. WYNN, Graeme Great Merchant and Economic Development in St. John, 1820-1850. An article in Acadiensis : Journal of the History of the Atlantic Region, Vol. 8, No. 2, Spring / Printemps 1979
Department of History, University of New Brunswick, Fredericton, N.B., 1979, 
ACHESON, T.W. “The Great Merchant and Economic Development in St. John, 1820-1850.” An article in Acadiensis : Journal of the History of the Atlantic Region, Vol. VIII, No. 2, Spring/Printemps 1979, pp 3-27. (Fredericton, N.B.: Department of History, University of New Brunswick, 1979). Pp [1]-153,(3). Maps. 8vo, blue and white card covers. Also : Articles : “W.S. Fielding and the Repeal Elections of 1886 and 1887 in Nova Scotia” by Colin D. Howell (pp 28-46); “Staples and the New Industrialism in the Growth of Post-Confederation Halifax” by L.D. McCann (pp 47-79); “Late Eighteenth-Century Agriculture on the Bay of Fundy Marshlands” by Graeme Wynn (pp 80-89); Documents: “Cape Breton Folk” (with an introduction by Stephen F. Spencer, pp 90-106); reviews. Very good. 10.00

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3 Air Ministry) Air Publication 958 King's Regulations and Air Council Instructions for the Royal Air Force, with Appendices and Index, 1942. Annual Report of the 1928 (and) Edition embodying Amendments promulgated in Amendment Lists Nos. 1-116
His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1942, 
(Air Ministry). The King's Regulations and Air Council Instructions for theRoyal Air Force, with Appendices and Index, 1942. Annual Report of the 192 8 (and) Edition embodying Amendments promulgated in Amendment Lists Nos. 1-116. Air Publication 958. London : His Majesty's Stationery Office, 1942. Pp (1),ii-xvi,1-1474. Index. 8vo, grey paper covered boards, blue cloth spine, lettered in black. Contents : 1. Introduction. 2. Organization of the R.A.F. 3. General Instruction for Officers. 4. Command, Relative Rank and Precedence. 5. Ceremonial. 6. Uniform. 7. Orders, Decorations, Medals and Other Distinctions. 8. Appointment, Confirmation, Posting, Attachment, Secondment and Promotion of Officers. 9. Training and Education Generally. 10. Airmen - Entry, Advancement, Reduction, Drafting, Engagements, Discharge and Transfer to the Reserve. 11. Regulations Relating to the Maintenance, Inspection and Testing of Aircraft. 12. Regulations Relating to Flying. 13. General Duties and Miscellaneous Provisions. 14. Movements of Air Forces. 15. Discipline. 16. Courts Martial. 17. Courts of Inquiry, Boards and Committees. 18. Leave of Absence and Passes. 19. Medical and Dental. 20. Messes. 21. Service Institutes. 22. Allotment and Occupation of Quarters. 23. Works Services and Precautions Against Fire. 24. Billeting, Hirings and Lands. 25. Mechanical Transport and Marine Craft. 26. Civil Aviation. 27. Music Services.28. Deleted. 29. Airmen's Documents and Records. 30. Correspondence, Publi cations, Records, Maps, Stationery. 31. R.A.F. Equipment and the Conveyanceof Material. 32. Clothing, Clothing Allowance, Kit Allowance, Accoutrement s, Arms, Kits and Effects. 33. Compensation for Losses. 34. Rations, RationAllowances, Fuel and Light. 35. Accounting for Financial Services. 36. Del eted. 37. Travelling, Passages and Conveyance of Furniture and Baggage. 38.Allowances. 39. Full Pay, Deductions and Stoppages. 40. Half-Pay. 41. Cond itions of Retirement, Resignation and Transfer to the Reserve; Retired Pay,Disability Retired Pay, and Gratuities - Officers. 42. Pensions and Gratui ties for Service and Disability - Airmen. 43. Pensions and Gratuities to Widows and Allowances to Children and Dependent Relatives of Officers and Airmen. 44. Half-Pay, Retired Pay, Pensions and Non-effective Gratuities - Payment of. ADDITIONAL SHIPPING CHARGES WILL BE REQUIRED FOR ORDERS OUTSIDE CANADA DUE TO ITS WEIGHT. Covers worn and smudged, penned name, hinges a bit shaky, else very good. 85.00

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4 AKINS, Thomas B. Nova Scotia Archives 1 JONES, A. G.) ANNAND, William] Selections from the Public Documents of the Province of Nova Scotia
Charles Annand, Halifax, 1869, 
AKINS, Thomas B. (ed.). Selections from the Public Documents of the Province of Nova Scotia. The translations from the French by Benj. Curren. Halifax: Charles Annand, Publisher, 1869. Pp (2),[i]-ii,[1]-755,(3),+ 3 fldg.facs imile documents. 8vo, half brown leather with marbled boards, all edges dyed red. Nova Scotia Archives I. Sections: I. Papers relating to the Acadian French 1714-1755 (pp.1-243); II. Papers relating to the Forcible Removal ofthe Acadian French from Nova Scotia 1755-1768 (pp.245-357); III. Papers re lating to the French Encroachments in Nova Scotia, and the War in North America, 1754-1761 (pp.359-491); IV. Papers relating to the First Settlement of Halifax 1749-1756 (pp.493-706); V. Papers relating to the First Establishment of a Representative Assembly in Nova Scotia 1755-1761 (pp.707-742). Index. Spine and both boards detached from volume (but present, although veryworn), two of the three folding facsimile documents are loose and laid in at front, while the third, moderately foxed, is still in tact in its original location, boards and edges rubbed and worn, occasional internal foxing. As is. Lacking spine, both boards detached from volume (but present, although very badly worn), all three folding facsimiles present, some pages loose. Needs a new binding. As is. 200.00

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5 Alberta - Provincial Museum]. Creative Tradition : Indian Handicrafts and Tourist Art. A travelling exhibition from the collections of the Provincial Museum of Alberta.
Alberta Culture, Provincial Museum of Alberta, Edmonton, 1982, 
(Alberta – Provincial Museum). The Creative Tradition : Indian Handicrafts and Tourist Art. A travelling exhibition from the collections of the Provincial Museum of Alberta. Funded by the National Museums of Canada. (Edmonton: Alberta Culture, Provincial Museum of Alberta, 1982). Pp (2),[1]-67,(3). Illustrated with 11 full-colour reproductions, and several smaller black-a nd-white illustrations. 4to, illustrated black card covers, white letteringto front cover, blank spine. Foreword by Mary J. LeMessurier. "The exhibit ion [...] documents changes which occurred in the material culture of western Canadian Indians in the post-Euorpean contact period. These changes reveal much about the nture of Indian-European interactions in this period. Thehistorical perspective of the study provides vital keys to the understandi ng and appreciation of contemporary Indian culture." - from the foreword. Name, else very good. Due to its relatively small size, shipping costs should be a bit cheaper than quoted. 35.00

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6 ALEXANDER, David GRIFFITHS, Naomi BILSON, Geoffrey GODFREY, W.G. Development and Dependence in Newfoundland 1880-1970. An article in Acadiensis : Journal of the History of the Atlantic Region, Vol. 4, No. 1, Autumn / Automne 1974
Department of History, University of New Brunswick, Fredericton, N.B., 1974, 
ALEXANDER, David. “Development and Dependence in Newfoundland 1880-1970.” An article in Acadiensis : Journal of the History of the Atlantic Region, Vol. IV, No. 1, Autumn/Automne 1974, pp 3-31. (Fredericton, N.B.: Department of History, University of New Brunswick, 1974). Pp [1]-159,(1). 8vo, blue and white card covers. Also : Articles : "Franco-Americans in Maine: A Geographical Perspective” by James P. Allen (pp 32-66); “Acadians in Exile: the Experiences of the Acadian in the British Seaports” by Naomi Griffiths (pp 67-84); “The Cholera Epidemic in Saint John, N.B, 1854” by Geoffrey Bilson (pp 85-99) [Roland, Secondary Sources in the History of Canadian Medicine: A Bibliography, Volume 1, p.122]; “John Bradstreet at Louisbourg: Emergenceor Re-emergence?” by W.G. Godfrey (pp 100-120); Documents: “Sydney Morton' s Diary” (with an introduction by John Leefe, pp 121-129); reviews. Smudge to front cover, a few pencil marks, else very good. 10.00

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7 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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8 ALLEN, Rebecca, (ed.) Historical Archaeology : Journal of the Socety for Historical Archaeology,Volume 41, Number 4
Societ for Historical Archaeology, 2007, 
ALLEN, Rebecca, (ed.). Historical Archaeology : Journal of the Socety for Historical Archaeology, Volume 41, Number 4. : Society for Historical Archaeology, 2007. Pp (6),1-212,(6). Illustrated. Maps. Double Column. 8vo,illustrated white card covers, lettered in black. Contents : Archaeologica l Evidence of Economic Activities at an Eighteenth-Century Frontier Outpostin the Western Great Lakes (by Michael S. Nassaney, José Antonio Brandao, William M. Cremin, and Brock A. Giordano); Keeping Edison’s Secrets: Archaeological Documentation of Thomas A. Edison’s Menlo Park Patent Vault (by Michael J. Gall, Richard Veit, and Alison Savarese); Tell-Tale Trees: Historical Dendroarchaeology of Log Structures at Rocky Mount, Piney Flats, Tennessee (by Henri D. Grissino-Mayer, and Saska L. van de Gevel); Transformations in San Diego County Gravestones and Cemeteries (by Seth Mallios and DavidCaterino); Pottery in the Mormon Economy: An Historical, Archaeological, a nd Archaeometric Study (by Timothy James Scarlett, Robert J. Speakman, and Michael D. Glascock); Eliciting Contraband through Archaeology: Illicit Trade in Eighteenth-Century St. Augustine (by Kathleen Deagan); An Historic Chinese Abalone Fishery on California’s Northern Channel Islands (by Todd J. Braje, Jon M. Erlandson, and Torben C. Rick); Silences and Mentions in History Making (by Peter R. Schmidt and Jonathan R. Walz); Image, Text, Object:Interpreting Documents and Artifacts as ‘Labors of Representation’ (by Bar bara L. Voss); Privies and Parasites: The Archaeology of Health Conditions in Albany, New York (by Charles L. Fisher, Karl J. Reionhard, Matthew Kirk,and Justin Divirgilio); Nativism, Resistance, and Ethnogenesis of the Flor ida Seminole Indian Identity (by Brent R. Weisman). Very good. 15.00

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9 ALLMAND, Christopher, (ed.) Warfare in History series Society at War : The Experience of England and France during the Hundred Yeras War. New Edition in dustjacket
Boydell Press, Woodbridge, 1998, ISBN:085115672x 
ALLMAND, Christopher, (ed.). Society at War : The Experience of England andFrance during the Hundred Yeras War. (Woodbridge) : The Boydell Press, (19 98). New Edition. Pp (4),v-xx,1-236. Index. 8vo, red cloth, gilt lettering to spine. "The impact of war on England and France in the late middle ages,and the reaction to the conflict between them, is fully explored through t he evidence and commentary presented here. The Hundred Years War forms the framework for the chosen documents, all from the fourteenth and fifteenth century. Extracts illuminate how men thought about war and how they faced upto it in practice, the problems of manpower, and the effects of the milita ry needs of the day on society. The importance of economic motives in goingto war is considered, together with the changing methods used in fighting the war and the role of the noncombatant who contributed financially, materially and morally towards his country's war effort. Finally, the attempts at peace-making are illustrated, showing how war did not end suddenly, sinceits effects - social, economic and political - were felt for many years af ter it was officially over." (rom the dj). Contents : Part I : LATE MEDIEVAL ATTITUDES TO WAR. 1. The justifications for war. 2. War and chivalry. 3. The professional attitude. 4. The opponents of war. 5. The judgement of God. Part II : ARMIES AND THEIR ORGANISATION. 1. The French army. 2. The English army. 3. Muster and review. 4. Non-military personnel and transport. 5. Weapons. 6. Provisions. 7. The navy. Part III : THE ENTICEMENTS OF WAR. 1. Wages. 2. Pillage and booty. 3. Prisoners and ransoms. 4. Appatis. 5. Land.6. The consequences of enticement. 7. Enticement, indiscipline and its sol utions. Part IV : THE PRACTICE OF WAR. 1. Training for war. 2. Declaration of war. 3. War on land. 4. War at sea. Part V : WAR AND THE CIVILIAN POPULATION. 1. Attitudes to the non-combatant. 2. Paying for war. 3. Involvement in war. 4. War and nationalism. 5. Profit and loss. Part VI DIPLOMACY, PEACE AND THEIR AFTERMATH. 1. Peacemaking. 2. The problems of peace. 3. Measures for economic revival. FINAL COMMENTS. APPENDIX : 'Battle Plan for the Agincourt campaign. Very good in dustjacket. 50.00

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10 ALLWORTH, Edward (ed.) Central Asia Book Series Tatars of the Crimea : Their Struggle for Survival : Original Studies from North America, Unofficial and Official Documents from Czarist and Soviet Sources. in dustjacket
Duke University Press, Durham and London, 1988, ISBN:0822307588 
ALLWORTH, Edward (ed.). Tatars of the Crimea : Their Struggle for Survival : Original Studies from North America, Unofficial and Official Documents from Czarist and Soviet Sources. Durham and London : Duke University Press, 1988. Pp (4),[v]-xii,(6),[3]-394,(6). Illustrated. Map. Index. 8vo, blue cloth, black letterin g to spine. In the Central Asia Book Series. "The Tatars, an Islamic people native to the Crimea in the Soviet Union, burst into world consciousness in the summer of 1987 when large numbers of them tested glasnost by demonstrating in Red Sauare, protesting eviction from their homeland during World War II. To Stalin and his regime, the Tatars had been collaborator with the Nazis: but the Tatars claim that an entire people was made to suffer for the crimes of a few. and tiie real reason for their resettlement was to populate the strategic Crimean area with ethnic Russians. Since 1944 deportation - in which large numbers died - Tatars have long soughtto return to the Crimea from what they consider exile and detention in Uzb ekistan. The contributors to this volume consider the issues involved in the case, analyze recent developments, and offer important personal witness to the events." (from the dj). Contents : 1. The Crimean Tatar Case (by Edward Allwort). Part I - Generating Group Leadership : 2. Ismail Gaspirali, Model Leader for Asia (byAlan W. Fisher). 3. The Elders of the New National Movement: Recollections (by Ayshe Seytmuratova). 4. Mustafa Jemilev, His Character and Convictions (by Ludmilla Alexeyeva). 5. Documents [...]. Part II- Government and Party Actions - Group Responses : 6. Ismail Bey Gasprinsk ii (Gaspirali), the Discourse of Modernism, and the Russians (by EDward J. Lazzerini). 7. Mass Exile, Ethnocide, Group Derogation—Anomaly or Norm in Soviet Nationality Policies? (by Edward Alllworth). 8. The Crimean Tatar Drive for Repatriation: Some Comparisons with Other Mov ements of Dissent in the USR (by Peter Reddaway). 9. Documents [...]. Part III - Sustaining Nationality Group Identity : 10. Symbols: The National Anthem and Patriotic Songs by Three Poets (by Seyit Ahmet Kirimca). 11. Rituals: Artistic, Cultural,and Social Activities (by Riza Gulum). 12. Structures: The Importance of F amily—A Personal Memoir (by Mubeyyin Batu Altan); Personal Letters: "Letterfrom Mustafa Jemilev . . . to Fikret Yurter . . . (1978)"; "Letter from Mu stafa Jemilev to his niece . . . (1980)"; "Letter from Mustafa Jemilev . . . to Fikret Yurter . . • (1981)"; "Letter from a Crimean Tatar in the USSR to Relatives . (1966)". 13. Documents [...]. Very good in dustjacklet. 40.00

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11 ANDERSEN, Wayne KLEIN, Barbara GAUGUIN, Paul) Gauguin's Paradise Lost. 1st US in dj
Viking, New York, 1971, ISBN:0670335932 
ANDERSEN, Wayne. Gauguin's Paradise Lost. with the assistance of Barbara Klein. N.Y.: Viking Press, (1971). First Printing. Pp 371. Illustrated. 8vo, tan cloth spine, green cloth boards. "Gauguin's Paradise Lost encompasses both in an entirely new approach to the history of art. Andersen has made a thorough analysis of Gauguin's work, his personal writings as well as his art, letters, documents, and other sources, and has incorporated his interpretations of this material, much of which is new even to art historians, into the exciting story of Gauguin's psychological developments." Vg-fine in nicked, price-clipped dj. 30.00

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12 ANDERSON, Doris Rebel Daughter: An Autobiography. First Edition in dustjacket
Key Porter, Toronto, 1996, ISBN:1550137670 
ANDERSON, Doris. Rebel Daughter : An Autobiography. (Toronto) : Key Porter,(1996). First Printing. Pp 288 + plates. 8vo, black cloth. Doris Hilda And erson, (b. November 10, 1921 in Calgary - d. March 2, 2007, Toronto) . "As the editor of Chatelaine magazine from 1957 to 1977, Doris Anderson blazed a trail for Canadian women. Long before Betty Friedan's The Feminine Mystique was published, Anderson's editorials on abortion, women in the work force, child care, divorce settlements, custody arrangements, pay equity, and female sexual fulfilment challenged the prevailing social order and laid thefoundation for the feminist movement in Canada. [...] This fascinating and insightful autobiography describes that sometimes turbulent childhood in D epression-era Alberta and Anderson's years as a teacher in one-room schoolhouses. It follows her efforts to establish herself as a professional journalist in Toronto in the late 1940s, and records the frustrations and triumphs of an immensely capable woman coming up against a male-dominated journalistic establishment. [...] Finally, Rebel Daughter documents Anderson's timeas head of the Canadian Advisory Council on the Status of Women, when she led the fight that resulted in one simple statement being enshrined in the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms : men and women are equal under thelaw." - from the dj. Very good in dustjacket. 20.00

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13 ANDERSON, Frank J. Submarines, Diving and the Underwater World : A Bibliography
Archon, 1975, 
ANDERSON, Frank J., (comp.). Submarines, Diving, and the Underwater World: A Bibliography. Compiled and Edited by Frank J. Anderson. (Hamden, Connecticut) : Archon Books, 1975. First Edition. Pp (4),v-ix,(1),1-238. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. “In one alphabetical sequence, over 1,500 titles (plus authors and cross-references) cover historical works, technicaltreatises, biographical memoirs, official documents, bibliographies, and f iction for all tastes and ages. One- half the entries deal with submarines in war, but as naval combat is no longer their only use, the submarine and diving in scientific research, engineering and oceanology, and recreation account for the other titles referenced. Fundamental information on topics as diverse as ocean currents, salinity, bottom mapping; underwater archaeology; physiological and psychological experimentation; drilling, mining, and construction; underwater photography, marine life, and scuba diving as a sport; are integrated here with the victories, rescues, and disasters of battle, and the salvage efforts made in times of war and peace alike.” - from the dj. “Works regarding the technological advances made in man's 'mastery' of the sea are listed; such as accounts of bathyscaphe probes, underwater drift voyages, Sealab living, and deep diving with the use of the aqualung. The ocean's contempt of man's 'mastery' is also recorded in the literature of submarine disasters and the subsequent rescue and salvage attempts. The books in this list range over a period of more than 400 years of man's attempts to use the underwater world for his own ends. […] The books listed arewritten in various languages with English-language books predominating. Th ere is a good representation of books in French and in German. A few titlesin Russian and Spanish are included, along with a token representation of Dutch, Hungarian, Japanese, Scandinavian, and Turkish language books.” – p.vii. Very good in unclipped dustjacket. 70.00

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14 ANDERSON, Michael F. Polishing the Jewel : An Administrative History of Grand Canyon National Park
Grand Canyon Association, Grand Canyon, Arizona, 2000, ISBN:0938216724 
ANDERSON, Michael F. Polishing the Jewel : An Administrative History of Grand Canyon National Park. (Grand Canyon, Arizona) : Grand Canyon Association, (2000). Pp (2),[i]-ix,(10,[1]-116. Illustrated. Map. Double Column. Index. 4to, illustrated maroon card covers. Ford, The Books of the Grand Canyon,the Colorado River, the Green River & the Colorado Plateau, 1953-2003 : A Selective Bibliography 193. "Over 10, 000 original documents, years of research, and numerous personal interviews serve as the basis for this intimate and illuminating look at the relationships, partnerships, plans, successes, and failures that have shaped Grand Canyon National Park into one of themost visited parks in the world." (from the back cover). Contents : 1. Be coming a National Park, 1882-1919. 2. Foundations, 1919-1929. 3. Ironic Golden Years, 1930-1941. 4. World War and Its Wake, 1942-1955. 5. Infrastructural Last Hurrah, 1956-1975. 6. An End to Consensus, 1976-1999. 7. Upshots and Prognosis. Appendix 1: Visitation Statistics. Appendix 2: Park Superintendents. Flared corners, else very good. 30.00

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15 ANDRES, Bernard Écrire le Québec : de la contrainte à la contrariété. Essai sur la constitution des Lettres.
XYZ, Études et documents, Montréal, 1990, ISBN:2892610354 
ANDRES, Bernard. Écrire le Québec : de la contrainte à la contrariété. Essai sur la constitution des Lettres. (Montréal) : XYZ, Études et documents, (1990). First Edition. Pp [1]-225,(3). Index. 8vo, printed white card covers. Bernard Andrès (né Oran, 1949), écrivain et conférencier, à grandi à Oran, étudié à Paris et s’est établi au Québec en 1973. Après une carrière dansl'enseignement et la recherche universitaires, il se consacre actuellement à l'écriture, à l'édition et aux voyages.... Il a publié des fictions, du théâtre et des essais. Very good. 25.00

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Annual Register or a View of the History, Politicks Politics and Literaturefor the Years  : 1758 to 1808, Annual Register BURKE, Edmund
16 Annual Register BURKE, Edmund Annual Register or a View of the History, Politicks Politics and Literaturefor the Years : 1758 to 1808
Dodsley and others, London, 1758, 
Annual Register . Annual Register or a View of the History, Politicks / Politics and Literature for the Year. London
The Annual Register (originally subtitled "A View of the History, Politicks and Literature of the Year ... ") is a long-established reference work, written and published each year, which records and analyses the year’s major events, developments and trends throughout the world.
It was first written in 1758 under the editorship of Edmund Burke. This collection contains much on the wars and revolutions of the eighteenth century, as well as chronicling development in most spheres of endeavour.
"The Annual Register was created in 1758 by the publishers James and Robert Dodsley. On 24 April 1758 the Dodsley brothers signed a contract with Edmund Burke (1729–97) to write and edit the material for The Annual Register, which was conceived as an annual publication which would review the history, politics and literature of the day.
Born in Ireland, Burke had trained as a lawyer before abandoning this field and turning to writing. He was an up-and-coming member of the intelligentsia and had already written several notable works, published by Dodsley. According to his contract with Dodsley, Burke was paid £100 per annum as editor of The Annual Register. In its original form, The Annual Register comprised a long historical essay on the “History of the Present War” (the Seven Years' War 1756–63), a Chronology, which gave an account of interesting and noteworthy events in Britain over the previous year, and a collection of “State Papers”, a miscellany of primary source material which included official documents, speeches,letters and accounts. In his preface to the 1758 volume Burke noted the difficulties he had faced in writing the history section of the book. Taking the “broken and unconnected materials” and creating from them “one connected narrative” had been, he commented, “a work of more labour than may at first appear”. Nevertheless, his perseverance and skill as an historian meant that by the time of its publication the first volume of The Annual Register contained a unique, contemporaneous account of the war, analysing its origins and development with a perspective not readily available at the time in newspapers or magazines. As a result the book sold widely, with the first volume going through five editions in its first 10 years. Given the conventions of the day, within which journalism was seen as a disreputable profession for a gentleman, Burke was publicly reticent about his connection with The Annual Register. However, his biographers are in agreement that Burke wrote and edited the book single-handedly until 1765 when he entered Parliament. From this time Thomas English was closely involved in writing the book and is regarded by some authorities as having taken over the editorship from Burke in that year. Scholars are divided on the question of Burke’s association with the book thereafter, although many suggest that he continued to contribute to the history section and that he played a significant role in overseeing The Annual Register’s compilation until the 1790s, even though much of the editorial work by this stage was being done by others."

See William B. Todd's A Bibliography of Edmund Burke, (2nd ed., 1982) pp.45-68, for Burke’s involvement with the Annual Register.

1. [...] for the Year 1758.Second Edition, 1761.
2. [...] for the Year 1759. Fifth Edition, 1769.
3. [...] for the Year 1760. Fourth Edition, 1767.
4. [...] for the Year 1761. Third Edition, 1772.
5. [...] for the Year 1762. Second Edition, 1766.

6. [...] for the Year 1763. Third Edition, 1768. Has four folding maps including "New Map of the British Dominions in North America" by Kitchin. The first map showing Canada and Florida as parts of the British Empire.

7. [...] for the Year 1764. First Edition, 1765.
8. [...] for the Year 1765. First Edition, 1766.
9. [...] for the Year 1766. Second Edition, 1772.
10. [...] for the Year 1767. Second Edition, 1772.
11. [...] for the Year 1768. First Edition, 1768.
12. [...] for the Year 1769. First Edition, 1770.
13. [...] for the Year 1770. First Edition, 1771.
14. [...] for the Year 1771. First Edition, 1772.
15. [...] for the Year 1772. Third Edition, 1780.
16. [...] for the Year 1773. Third Edition, 1780.
17. [...] for the Year 1774. Second Edition, 1778.
18. [...] for the Year 1775. Third Edition, 1780.

19. [...] for the Year 1776. First Edition, 1777. Importantly this volume of the Annual Register is a first edition as the American Declaration of Independence appears here on pp.261-270, said to be its earliest printing in book form. It is in a section on State Papers, headed "Reasons assigned by the Continental Congress, for the North-American Colonies and Provinces withdrawing their allegiance to the King of Great-Britain."

20. [...] for the Year 1777. Fifth Edition, 1805.
21. [...] for the Year 1778. Third Edition, 1786.
22. [...] for the Year 1779. Fourth Edition, 1802.
23. [...] for the Year 1780. First Edition, 1781.
24. [...] for the Year 1781. Third Edition, 1800.
25. [...] for the Year 1782. Third Edition, 1800.
26. [...] for the Year 1783. Second Edition, 1800.
27. [...] for the Year 1784 and 1785. Second Edition, 1800.
28. [...] for the Year 1786. First Edition, 1788.
29. [...] for the Year 1787. Second Edition, 1789.
30. [...] for the Year 1788. Second Edition,1790.
31. [...] for the Year 1789. First Edition, 1792.
32. [...] for the Year 1790. ? Edition, .
33. [...] for the Year 1791. First Edition ?, n.d.
34. [...] for the Year 1792. First Edition ?, 1799
35. [...] for the Year 1793. First Edition ?, n.d.
36. [...] for the Year 1794. Second Edition, 1806.
38. [...] for the Year 1796. First Edition, 1800.
39. [...] for the Year 1797. Second Edition, 1807.
40. [...] for the Year 1798. Second Edition, 1 806.
41. [...] for the Year 1799. First Edition, 1801.
42. [...] for the Year 1800. First Edition, 1801.
43. [...] for the Year 1801. First Edition, 1802.
44. [...] for the Year 1802. First Edition, 1803.
45. [...] for the Year 1803. First Edition, 1805.
46. [...] for the Year 1804. First Edition, 1806.
47. [...] for the Year 1805. First Edition, 1807.
48. [...] for the Year 1806. First Edition, 1808.
50. [...] for the Year 1808. First Edition, 1810.

With Index volume for 1758-1780, First Edition, 1783.
All but four are leather bound, some with leather boards, some not. A few have loose boards , one is missing boards, title page and first two pages. Wear to sides of some volumes. Vols 23,31,41 - modern buckram.

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17 APPIGNANESI, Lisa (ed.). DERRIDA, Jacques LYOTARD, Jean-Francois Postmodernism : ICA Documents 4 / ICA Documents 5.
Institute of Contemporary Arts, London, 1986, ISBN:0905263952 
APPIGNANESI, Lisa, (ed.). Postmodernism : ICA Documents 4 / ICA Documents 5. (London : Institute of Contemporary Arts, 1986). Pp 1-72. Illustrated. Double Column. 4to, black and grey card covers, lettered in yellow and white.Contents : ICA Documents 4 Postmodernism : Introduction: The Question of P ostmodernism (by Geoff Bennington); Defining the Postmodern (by Jean-Francois Lyotard); On the Sublime (by Philippe Lacoue-Labarthe); Complexity and the Sublime (by Jean-Frangois Lyotard); From Post-Structuralism to Postmodernity (by Peter Dews); Spider and Bee (by J.G. Merquior); In the Empire of the Gaze (by Martin Jay); Some Reflections on Postmodernism and Architecture(by Kenneth Frampton); Architecture and the Postmodern Condition (by Demet ri Porphyrios); A Response to Kenneth Frampton (by Jean-Francois Lyotard); Revising Modernism, Representing Postmodernism (by Michael Newman); Television and Postmodernism (by John Wyver); Postmodernism and Popular Culture (by Angela McRobbie); A Note on Popular Culture (by Jean-Francois Lyotard). ICA Documents 5 : Names: Proper and Improper (by Rene Major); The Role of the Intellectuals in France (by Jacques Leenhardt); On Colleges and Philosophy (by Jacques Derrida). Some edgewear, else very good. 25.00

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18 APT Bulletin CHARBONNEAU, A. SAUNDERS, I.J. TURNER, S.L. APT : Bulletin of the Association for Preservation Technology, Vol. 12, No.3. 1980
Association for Preservation Technology APT, Ottawa, 1980, 
(APT Bulletin). APT : Bulletin of the Association for Preservation Technology, Vol. XII, No. 3, 1980. (Ottawa : APT, 1980). Pp [1]-156. Illustrated. 4to, illustrated white card covers, lettered in black. Contents : Letter to Editor: re timber construction (by R. Irving); Letter to Editor: ve reproducing cast iron balustrades (by J.S. Howell and J. Lauder); Letter to Editor: re book review (by M/. Denhez); Letter to Editor: re wall construction (by T. Ritchie); Letter to Editor: re documentary notes (by V.O. Ridout); Architectural Trompe-l'oeil in Quebec Around 1900 (by J. Bland); Preservation Comes of Age From Williamsburg to the National Trust, 1926-1949 (by C.B. Hosmer Jr.); Plantation Papers as a Source for Landscape Documentation and Interpretation: The Thomas Butler Papers (by S.L. Turner); A History of the Tunnel Kiln and Other Kilns for Burning Bricks (by T. Ritchie); Positive Evidence: Using Photographs as Documents in Structural History (by M. Archibald); Documentary msearen for Scotland's "Buildings in the Countryside Survey" (by N.G. Allen); Notes sur la maçonneine de deux edifices militaires construits à Quebec au milieu du XIXe siècle (par A. Charbonneau0; The GraduateProgram in Public Historical Studies, University of California, Santa Barb ara (by C.W. Pursell, Jr.); The Restoration of Government House, Regina, Saskatehewan: An Historian's Perspective .(by I.J. Saunders). Very good. 30.00

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19 ARMSTRONG, Joe C.W. Farewell The Peaceful Kingdom : The Seduction and Rape of Canada, 1963 to 1994. First Edition in dustjacket
Stoddart Publishing, Toronto, 1995, ISBN:0773728708 
ARMSTRONG, Joe C.W. Farewell The Peaceful Kingdom : The Seduction and Rape of Canada, 1963 to 1994. (Toronto) : Stoddart, (1995). First Edition. Pp (12),xiii-xiv,1-746. Index. 8vo, black cloth, copper lettering to spine. "Farewell The Peaceful Kingdom is anirreverent, incisive account of how Canada, from 1963 to the present, transformed itself from a strong federation into a society bent on self-destruction. Joe Armstrong documents the Pearson-Trudeau-Mulroney revolution, peeling away the layers of deception that have characterized Canada's fatal attraction to big government. [...] With deadly insight Armstrong tracks the seminal events and ideas that have debased anation. His conclusion: 'Canada does not suffer from a leadership crisis, but a crisis of citizenship.' This is the best read to come along in a generation on the intellectual and economic disintigration of a would-be great nation." - from the front dj flap. Contents : Introduction. Part I - The Kingdom and the Foreplay - 1963 to 1982. 1.Lester Bowles Pearson, the Father of Bilingualism - 1963 to 1967. 2. Pierre Trudeau and Robert Stanfield, theTwo Faces of Dualism - 1968. 3. "Alas! I Am Turning into a God" - 1968 to 1977. 4. Joe Clark's Community of Communities: Pluralism - 1979. 5. Rene Levesque's Sovereign Association - 1980. 6. Trudeau's Revolution: Patriation Without Representation - 1981 to 1982. Part II - A New Vision for Canada: Existentialism - 1982 to 1990. 7. Martin Brian Mulroney: l'Irlandais, the Irish Kid - 1979 to 1983. 8. John Napier Turner: A Little Interregnum - 1984.9. Mulroney's Solemn Commitment to Quebec and Patronage Pratfalls - 1984. 10. The Parties Take Positions on the Promise: Quebec - 1985. 11. Her Majesty's Mafia: Queen's University - 1986. 12. A Meech Lake Accord and a Free Trade Agreement: Farewell to Sovereignty - 1986 to 1987. 13. Hell Hath No Fury Like Pandora's Box - 1988 to 1990. 14. The Power of One Eagle Feather - 1990. Part III - To Each His Own Accord. 15. Deep Thinkers: The Boffins andthe Presumptives. 16. More Deep Thinkers: Lawyers and Law Professors. Part IV - The March Away from Meech Lake - 1990 to 1991. 17. The Leaders Divvy Up the Nation - 1990. 18. Some Quebecois Speak to Some Canucks. 19. Meech II, the Seamless Web - 1991. Part V - The Fourth Estate: Media Munchkins. 20. The Pulp Prime-Evil: The Four Gospels of Central Canada. 21. Pusillanimous Poltroons and Pecksniffers. Part VI - The March for Meech II - January toMay 1992. 22. They're Ba-a-a-ck! More Meech II - January to March 1992. 23 . Meech II and the Carry-On Gang - March to May 1992. Part VII - A World ofPrivilege and the Fifth Estate. 24. Power Brokers in the Feudal Kingdom. 2 5. The Filtration System, the CBC. Part VIII - The Road to Charlottetown - June to August 1992. 26. The Cat's Breakfast, The Pearson Accord -JunetoJuly1992. 27. Bingo! The Charlottetown Accord - July to August 1992. Part IX -The Referendum. 28. On the Way to Judgement Day - September 1992. 29. A Fl irtation With Democracy: The Referendum­October 1992. Part X - The Ins and Outs. 30. Some Insiders and Some Outsiders. 31. Preston Manning, Thy Kingdom Came. Part XI - Business as Usual- October 26, 1992, to June 25, 1993. 32. Referendum Aftermath - October 26, 1992, to February 23, 1993. 33. The Disarray of the Red Tories - February 24 to June 25,1993. Part XII - Farewellthe Peaceful Kingdom - June 26, 1993, to December 31, 1994. 34. Canada on Trial Before the United Nations -1988 to 1993. 35. Kim Campbell Comes to Bytown, Karl Marx to Ontario - June 26 to September 8, 1993. 36. The Hunt fo r the Red Tories in October - September 8 to October 25, 1993. 37. Jean Chretien: The Return of Absolutism - October 26, 1993, to December 31,1994. Epilogue. Appendix A - The Reform Party Platform. Appendix B -Ontario: A Selection of Laws and Policy Directives. Appendix C - Alliance for the Preservation of English in Canada: A Chronology of History. Appendix D - The Party Platform of the Bloc Quebecois. Appendix E - The Parti Quebecois Strategic Plan to Gain Sovereignty on Election - 1988 to 1994. ADDITIONAL SHIPPING CHARGES WILL BE REQUIRED FOR ORDERS OUTSIDE CANADA DUE TO ITS QWEIGHT. Verygood in unclipped dustjacket. 25.00

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20 ARMSTRONG, Terence (ed.) Hakluyt Society 2nd Series 146 MINORSKY, Tatiana, trans. WILEMAN, David, trans. Yermak's Campaign in Siberia. in dj
Hakluyt Society, London, 1975, ISBN:0904180034 1975 
ARMSTRONG, Terence, (ed.). Yermak's Campaign in Siberia : A selection of documents translated from the Russian by Tatiana Minorsky and David Wileman, and edited, with an introduction and notes, by Terence Armstrong. London : The Hakluyt Society, 1975. First Edition. Pp (4),v-x,1-315,(3) + folding frontispiece + 1 folding map. Illustrated. Map in text. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine, and gilt Hakluyt device to front.

Hakluyt Society, Second Series, Volume 146.

"The Russian conquest of Siberia was an event of which the consequences have only slowly become apparent. Already great, they may come to dominate much of our world; with today’s technology, a resource base of this size and richness confers immense power on the owner. The conquest was a gradual process of absorption. But if one had to assign a time and place for its start, then one would certainly choose the campaign of Yermak in the 1580s. This enterprise was by no means wholly successful, and probably fewer than a thousand Russians participated in it. But it was the first entry in force into Siberia, and Russian historians have long regarded it as crucial.

Among English-speakers, the events are not svo well known. The object of this book is to provide the reader of English with translations of the most important documents relating to the campaign. There are several narrative accounts, collectively known as the Siberian chronicles: the Stroganov, Yesipov; Remezov and New chronicles. The Remezov chronicle, written about 1700, is illustrated with 154 pen and ink drawings. These are of great historical and artistic interest, for very few Russian drawings of this period survive. All are reproduced here. The collection of documents is rounded out with seven charters or decrees of Ivan IV relating to the advance across the Urals.

Dr Armstrong's introduction provides background on Muscovy's eastern frontier in the 16th century; the Stroganov family; the Cossacks, in particular Yermak Timofeyevich and his band; routes across the Urals; non-Russian peoples encountered; and the authorship and provenance of the chronicles. Mr William Harrison contributes an essay on Yermak as folk-hero." from the dj

The Stroganov Chronicle;
The Yesipov Chronicle; The Remezov Chronicle (pp. 87- 277, including 157 illustrations, reproducing that chronicle's pen and ink drawings);

The New Chronicle;
Royal Charters and Letters Relating to the Advance across the Urals.
With references and index.

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