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1 ABRAHAMSON. Una God Bless our Home : Domestic Life in Nineteenth Century Canada. 2nd in dj
Burns & MacEachern, 1967, 
ABRAHAMSON. Una. God Bless our Home : Domestic Life in Nineteenth Century Canada. Tor.: Burns & MacEachern, (1967). Second Printing. Pp (7),viii-ix,(3),[1]-233,(5,hist. adverts),(2). Pp 161-200 Illustrated. 4to, red cloth. Health, cookery, domestic duties, &c. Very good in rubbed dustjacket. 30.00

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2 Acts of Parliament] Act for the more effectual securing the Duties now payable on Foreign-made Sail Cloth imported into this Kingdom; and for charging all Foreign-made Sails with a Duty; and for explaining a Doubt concerning Ships being obliged...
Printed by Thomas Baskett, Printer to the King's Most Excellent Majesty, London, 1746, 
[Acts of Parliament]. An Act for the more effectual securing the Duties nowpayable on Foreign-made Sail Cloth imported into this Kingdom; and for cha rging all Foreign-made Sails with a Duty; and for explaining a Doubt concerning Ships being obliged at their first setting out to Sea, to be furnishedwith one complete Set of Sails made of British Sail Cloth . [cover adds: A nno Regni Georgii II. Regis, Magnae Britanniae, Franciae, & Hiberinae, Decimo Nono. At the Parliament begun and holden at Westminster the First Day ofDecember, Anno Dom. 1741, in the Fifteenth Year of the Reign of our Sovere ign Lord George the Second, by the Grace of God, of Great Britain, France, and Ireland, King, Defender of the Faith, &c. And from thence continued by several Prorogations to the Seventeenth Day of October, 1745, being the Fifth Session of this present Parliament]. London: Printed by Thomas Baskett, Printer to the King's most Excellent Majesty, and by the Assigns of Robert Baskett, 1746. Pp. (2)<455-462. Tall 8vo, disbound wraps. An act issued in order to stimulate domestic sail cloth production and usage aboard English ships. P. 461 includes information on sail cloth manufacture and sale in the North American colonies. Occasional light foxing, else vg. 75.00

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3 ADAMS, Kirstine and Andrew BYRNES BYRNES, Andrew Gender Equality and the Judiciary : Using International Human Rights Standards to Promote the Human Rights of Women and the Girl-child at the NationalLevel : Papers and Statements from the Caribbean Regional Judicial Colloqu ium, Georgetown, Guyana. pbk.
Commonwealth Secretariat, London, 1999, ISBN:0850925770 
ADAMS, Kirstine and Andrew BYRNES. Gender Equality and the Judiciary : Using International Human Rights Standards to Promote the Human Rights of Womenand the Girl-child at the National Level : Papers and Statements from the Caribbean Regional Judicial Colloquium, Georgetown, Guyana, 14-17 April 1997 . Edited by Kirstine Adams and Andrew Byrnes. (London): Commonwealth Secretariat, (December 1999). Pp. [i]-xii,1-289,(1). 8vo, illustrated pink and purple card covers. "This publication presents papers contributed by seniorjudges, lawyers, academics and representatives of international and non-go vernment organisations involved in promoting the human rights of women and the girl-child. It provides an overviw of international and regional human rights of women, highlights the importance of using a gender perspective injudicial decision-making, examines challenges involved in promoting the hu man rights of women and the girl-child in domestic litigation, and exploresways in which international human rights standards can be relied on to ens ure gender equality at the national level." - from the rear cover. "Legislation on Violence against Women in the Areas of Sexual Offences, Domestic Violence and Sexual Harassment: Comparison with International Standards and Existing Commonwealth Caribbean Legislation"; "Using General Human Rights Instruments to Advance the Human Rights of Women"; "Using Gender-Specific Human Rights Instruments in Domestic Litigation: The Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women"; "Gender and the Judiciary; Confronting Gender Bias"; "International and Regional Standards of Women's Rights: Their Importance and Impact on the Domestic Scene - the Position in Zimbabwe "; "Domestic Litigation and the Advancement of Women's Rights: Perspectives and Experiences from the South Pacific"; "The Relevance of International Standards to Constitutional Litigation in the Commonwealth Caribbean: A General Survey with Emphasis on Gender Equality Issues "; "International Labour Standards of Particular Relevance to Women Workers: Application in the Caribbean "; "Equality Jurisprudence under Commonwealth Caribbean Constitutions Litigation relating to the Human Rights of Women, Eastern Caribbean "; "Protecting and Promoting the Rights of the Girl-Child in Commonwealth Jurisdictions with Emphasis on Commercial Sexual Exploitation "; "Protecting and Promoting the Rights of the Girl-Child in Caribbean Jurisdictions"; and more. Very good. 60.00

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America's Security in the 1980s. [In Two Parts].  Adelphi Papers No. 173 and 174, Adelphi Papers). LODAL, Jan TUCHMAN, Barbara WHEELOCK, Thomas R.
4 Adelphi Papers). LODAL, Jan TUCHMAN, Barbara WHEELOCK, Thomas R. America's Security in the 1980s. [In Two Parts]. Adelphi Papers No. 173 and 174
International Institute for Strategic Studies, London , 1982, ISBN:0860790584 
(Adelphi Papers). America's Security in the 1980s. [In Two Parts]. London : International Institute for Strategic Studies, (Spring 1982). Pp (3),1-52,(1); (3),1-59,(2) including covers. 8vo, white stapled wrappers, printed in red and black.

Adelphi Papers No. 173 and 174.
IISS Annual Conference Papers, held in Williamsburg, VA, September 1981.

Contents : Part I -
The American People and Military Power in an Historical Perspective (Barbara Tuchman).
Congress and the Making of US Security Policies (William Bader).
Domestic Factors in US Defence Policy (Philip Odeen).
US Strategic Nuclear Forces (Jan Lodal).
US Conventional Forces (Thomas R. Wheelock).

Part II –
The International Context for US Security (Henry Kissinger).
US Strategic Concerns and Capabilities (Laurence Martin).
America's Alliances : Europe (David Watt).
America's Alliances : Asia (Tom Millar).
America's Policy Towards the Soviet Union in the 1980s: Objectives and Uncertainties (Pierre Hassner).
The Soviet Union in the American Perspective: Perceptions and Realities (William Hyland).

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5 AKAHA, Tsuneo Japan in Global Ocean Politics. First Edition in dustjacket
University of Hawaii Press , Honolulu, 1985, ISBN:0824808983 
AKAHA, Tsuneo . Japan in Global Ocean Politics. Honolulu : University of Hawaii Press and Law of the Sea Institute, University of Hawaii, (1985). First Printing. Pp (8),[ix]-xii,[1]-224,(4). Text maps. 8vo, blue cloth. "National enclosure of the world's oceans is one of the most important global trends to have emerged during the second half of the twentieth century. Awareness of the real and potential value of the ocean and its resources and recognition of the growing s carcity of natural resources on land have promptednation-states to claim and exert control over wide areas of the hitherto u nclaimed oceans and their riches. Japan in Global Ocean Politics is a detailed study of a mighty ocean nation's reaction to the demise of the traditional ocean regime based on the principle of freedom of the seas and its adjustment to the emergence of a new order characterized by national ocean enclosure. Japan's traditional maritime interests, particularly shipping and fishing, defined the country's role in global ocean politics until the middleof the 1970s; its posture was reactive, and even recalcitrant, on most law of the sea issues. In 1976-1977 Japan changed its policy in favor of accep ting extended coastal jurisdiction for others as well as for itself. The author explains why and intricately describes the process of policy making that took place amid competing domestic and interna tional pressures. In accommodating its diplomatic, economic, and security interests Japan imposed a formidable task on its public and private sectors, one that was accomplished with innovative policy adjustments, particularly in the manner in which the territorial sea limit and fishery jurisdiction were extended." Chapters : 1. The International Political Economy of Ocean Management and Japan; 2. The First and Second United Nations Conferences on the Law of the Sea; 3. Japan's Fight against the Proliferation of Expansionist Coastal States' Claims; 4. The United Nations Seabed Committee; 5. The Caracas-to-Geneva Session of the Third UNCLOS; 6. Japan's 12-Mile Territorial Sea Decision; 7. The Soviet 200-Mile Fishery Zone and Japan's 200-Mile Fishery Zone Decision. With conclusion, appendix, notes, bibliography and index. A few penned page numbers on end-paper, else very good in lightly worn dustjacket. 40.00

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6 ALLEN, Hilary. Norwegian Foreign Policy Studies series, 27) Norway and Europe in the 1970s
Universitetsforlaget, Oslo, 1979, ISBN:8200052303 
ALLEN, Hilary. Norway and Europe in the 1970s. Oslo: Universitetsforlaget, (1979). First Printing. Pp. (6),5-289,(1). 8vo, illustrated blue cloth withblack lettering to front board and spine. Volume 27 in the Norwegian Forei gn Policy Studies series. "Norway is the only one of the four applicants of1970 which rejected EEC membership by a popular referendum. The decision w ill have far-reaching consequences both for Norway and the EEC. This book is an attempt to understand that decision of 1972 and to examine its effectson Norwegian-EEC relations in the following five years. The first part cov ers the period up to September 1972. Beginning with a description of the Norwegian economy, politics and foreign policy in 1969, it analyses post-war Norwegian attitudes towards Europe and European integration and the way theNordek debate of 1968-70 already revealed many of the themes and political positions of the subsequent referendum campaign. It then charts the intera cting course of domestic politics, membership negotiations and referendum campaign. [...] Part two covers the years 1972-77, its chapters describing in turn how the immediate post-referendum years of fast rising living standards and oil exploitation cushioned Norwegians economicall and psychologically from the full effects of their decision; how the Labour and Conservativeparties, defeated over the EEC, went on to win the post-referendum struggl e for control of the Political system; Norway';s relations with the EEC in fisheries questions, the main source of friction in these years; and the reasons why Labour's 'active European policy' failed to live up to its name."- from the rear cover. Name to flyleaf, sparse pencilling, else very good. 60.00

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7 AMBASZ, Emilio (ed.) Italy : The New Domestic Landscape : Achievements and Problems of Italian Design. First Edition in dustjacket
Museum of Modern Art, New York, 1972, ISBN:0870703843 
AMBASZ, Emilio (ed.). Italy : The New Domestic Landscape : Achievements andProblems of Italian Design. New York : The Museum of Modern Art, in collab oration with Centro Di, Florence, (April 1972). First Edition. Pp (10),[11]-430,(2). With 520 illustrations (124 in color). 4to, white paper covered boards, black lettering to spine, in a printed glassine dustjacket with fivepieces of cut-out objects illustrative of Italian design inserted into jac ket as issued. "During the last decade, the emergence of Italy as the dominant force in design has had a profound influence in Europe and the Americas. This phenomenon is important not only becasue of the high quality and diversity of the forms produced, but also because it has generated a lively debate on the sociocultural implications of product design, raising questionsof vital concern to designers throughout the world. For many designers, th e aesthetic quality of individual objects intended for private consumption has become irrelevant in the face of such pressing problems as poverty, urban decay, and the pollution of the environment now encountered in all industrialized countries. Consequently, they are increasingly shifting the focusof their attention from the well-designed object to man's total environmen t, seeing the designer's function as one that can mold patterns of behaviorby creating new settings for freeer, mor adaptable life styles. [...] This publication, issued in conjunction with a major exhibition at The Museum o f Modern Art, is the first to deal comprehensively with these challenging developments. Over 150 objects of Italian design of the past ten years have been selceted for the show and all are reproduced in color or black-and-white, as are the dozen environments by well-known Italian designers speciallycommissioned for the occasion." (from the dj)., Contents : Preface; Introd uction (by Emilio Ambasz); Objects Selected for their Formal and Technical Means; Objects Selected for their Sociocultural Implications; Objects Selected for their Implications of more Flexible Patterns of Use and Arrangement. Environments: Introduction; Design Program; Design as Postulation: Gae Aulenti, Ettore Sottsass, Joe Colombo, Alberto Rosselli, Marco Zanuso and Richard Sapper, Mario Bellini; Design as Commentary: Gaetano Pesce; Counterdesign as Postulation: Ugo La Pietra, Archizoom, Superstudio, Gruppo Strum, Enzo Mari; Winners of the Competition for Young Designers: Gianantonio Mari, Group 9999. Historical Articles: Introduction ; Art Nouveau in Italy (by Paolo Portoghesi); The Futurist Construction of the Universe (by Maurizio Fagiolo dell'Arco); The Beginning of Modern Research, 1930-1940 (by Leonardo Bonevolo); Italian Design 1945-1971 (by Vittorio Gregotti). Critical Articles: Introduction; Italian Design in Relation to Social and Economic Planning(by Ruggero Cominotti); Housing Policy and the Goals of Design in Italy (b y Italo Insolera); Ideological Development in the Thought and Imagery of Italian Design (by Giulio Carlo Argan); The Land of Good Design (by Alessandro Mendini); Radical Architecture (by Germano Celant); Design and Technological Utopia (by Manfredo Tafuri); A Design for New Behaviors (by Filiberto Menna). Summary (by Emilio Ambasz). ADDITIONAL SHIPPING CHARGES WILL BE REQUIRED FOR ORDERS OUTSIDE CANADA DUE TO ITS WEIGHT. Very good in browned dustjacket (with all five cut-outs present). 100.00

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8 ANDRIEUX, J.P. Grand Banks : A Pictorial History. First Edition, Paperback.
Flanker Press , St. John's, NF, 2011, ISBN:9781926881416 
ANDRIEUX, J.P. The Grand Banks : A Pictorial History. St. John's : Flanker Press Limited, 2011. First Printing. Pp. (6),vii-xi,(1),1-247,(1). Illustrated. Index. 8vo, illustrated pale card covers, grey lettering to front cover and spine. Jean-Pierre Andrieux, OC (b. Montréal) St. John's businessman,author "For centuries, fishermen the world over have been prosecuting the waters teeming with cod from the Grand Banks of Newfoundland and Labrador. The growing demand for fish in world markets, the inexorable march of technology, and the failure of international governments to limit the harvest from the sea have each played a part in turning this industry into a thin shadow of its once great majesty. With more than 500 photos of foreign and domestic vessels, crews, ports, shipyards, and modes of processing fish at seaaboard ships that were part of Newfoundland and Labrador's collective hist ory, 'The Grand Banks' is a full and impartial history of the magnitude of this fishing effort." - from rear. Contents : 1. Early Days of the Fishery.2. European Fishermen in the First Half of the Twentieth Century. 3. Easte rn Bloc Fishermen. 4. The Portuguese Fleet. 5. The Spanish Fleet. 6. Other Post-World War II Foreign Fleets. 7. The 200-Mile Limit. Very good. 15.00

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9 APT Bulletin O'DEA, Shame CULLEN, Mary K. BIALLAS, Randall J. APT : Bulletin of the Association for Preservation Technology, Vol. 13, No.1. 1981
Association for Preservation Technology APT, Ottawa, 1981, 
(APT Bulletin). APT : Bulletin of the Association for Preservation Technology, Vol. XIII, No. 1, 1981. (Ottawa : APT, 1981). Pp (1),2-42. Illustrated.4to, illustrated white card covers, lettered in black. Contents : An Archi tectural Example of Oxide Jacking, (by M. Firth and W.M. Williams); Building Automation System at lolani Palace — Honolulu, Hawaii (by Randall J. Biallas); Highlights of Domestic Building in Pre-Confederation Quebec and Ontario as Seen through Travel Literature from 1763 to 1860 (by Mary K. Cullen);A Selective Annotative Bibliography for the Study of Newfoundland Vertical -Log Structures (by Shane O'Dea, pp 35-37). Very good. 15.00

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10 Architecture Forum EBERLEIN, Harold D. SHEDD, Charles L. CARRIERE, Robert B.C.M. Architectural Forum. Volume 34, Number 1 to 6, January to June 1921
Rogers and Manson Company, New York , 1921, 
(Architectural Forum). The Architectural Forum. Volume XXXIV, Number 1 to 6, January to June 1921. New York : Rogers and Manson Company, 1921. Pp [i]-iv,[1]-228,+ 6 frontispieces and 94 plates. Text Illustrations. Double Column. 4to, black half-leather, black cloth boards, gilt lettering to spine. Aprofusely illustrated architectural magazine (photographs and plans). Samp le of contents : Early American Domestic Architecture. V. The Sir William Johnson House, Fort Johnson, N.Y. (pp 51-54); Villas of the Veneto (by Harold D. Eberlein and Robert B.C.M. Carrière, Parts I-III, pp 1-8, 77-84, 157-164); Steel Construction (by Charles L. Shedd, Parts I-III, pp 129-132, 183-186, 207-211); and much more. ADDITIONAL SHIPPING CHARGES WILL APPLY DUE TOTHIS VOLUME'S WEIGHT. Front cover detached, wear to spine and corners, clo th rubbed, else good to very good. 100.00

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11 Architecture) La Maison Helene et Roma Bourgeois, Grande-Digue, Co. Kent, N.-B.
À la découverte de l'habitation acadienne inc., Moncton , 1977, 
(Architecture). La Maison Hélène et Roma Bourgeois, Grande-Digue, Co. Kent,N.-B. Moncton : "À la découverte de l'habitation acadienne inc.", juin 197 7. Pp 1-34 leaves printed one side only. Double column. Illustrated. Maps. Oblong 8vo, brown card covers, with black plastic comb binding. Contents : Introduction; Gédaique; Roma Bourgeois; Maison; Lexique. Very good. 30.00

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12 Arctic BERKES, Firket MARY-ROUSSELIERE, G. COTTON, M.J. Arctic: Journal of the Arctic Institute of North America Vol 32. No 1 March1979
Arctic Institute of North America, 1979, 
(Arctic). Arctic: Journal of the Arctic Institute of North America, Volume 32, No. 1, March 1979. Pp [1]-90,(2). Includes: S.E. Hrudey's "Sources and Characteristics of Liquid Process Wastes from Arctic Offshore Hydrocarbon Explorarion" ; G. Mary-Rousseliere's "A Few Problems Elucidated... and New Questions Raised by Recent Dorset Finds in the North Baffin Island Region"; G. Holdsworth's "Installation of a Dome Shelter on Mount Logan, Yukon Territory"; Thomas K. Newbury's "Possible Accumulation of Heavy Metals around Offshore Oil Production Facilities in the Beaufort Sea"; Firket Berkes' "An Investigation of Cree Indian Domestic Fisheries in Northern Quebec" (pp.46-70); Dr M.J. Cotton's "A Collection of Spiders from North-East Greenland"; Charles H. Racine and Marilyn M. Racine's "Tundra Fires and Two Archaeological Sites in the Seward Peninsula, Alaska"; Ming-ko Woo and Peter Steer's "Measurement of Trace Rainfall at a High Arctic Site"; Reviews. Vg. 7.50

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13 ARMSTRONG, Pat ARMSTRONG, Hugh CONNELLY, Patricia MILES, Angela Feminist Marxism or Marxist Feminism: a debate.
Garamond Press, Toronto, 1985, ISBN:0920059120 
ARMSTRONG, Pat, Hugh ARMSTRONG, Patricia CONNELLY, and Angela MILES. Feminist Marxism or Marxist Feminism: a debate. Introduction by Meg LUXTON. Toronto : Garamond Press, (1985). Pp. (8),[1]-68,(4). 8vo, white and grey card covers. Chapters: 1. Beyond Sexless Class and Classless Sex: Towards Feminist Marxism; 2. Economism and Feminism: Hidden in the Household. A comment onthe Domestic Labour Debate; 3. On Marxism and Feminism; 4. More on Marxism and Feminism. A Response to Patricia Connelly. Price stamp to ffep, light rubbing and creasing to covers, else very good. 25.00

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14 ARRIGHI, Giovanni Adam Smith in Beijing : Lineages of the Twenty-First Century. First Printing in dustjacket
Verso, London / New York, 2007, ISBN:9781844671045 
ARRIGHI, Giovanni. Adam Smith in Beijing : Lineages of the Twenty-First Century. London / New York : Verso, (2007). First Printing. Pp (10),[xi]-xiii,(1),[1]-418. Index. 8vo, tan paper covered boards, red lettering to spine. "In the late eighteenth century, the political economist Adam Smith predicted an eventual equalization of power between the conquering West and the conquered non-West. In this magisterial new work, Giovanni Arrighi shows how China’s extraordinary rise invites us to read The Wealth of Nations in a radically different way than is usually done. He examines how the recent US attempt to bring into existence the first truly global empire in world history was conceived in order to counter China’s spectacular economic success of the 1990s, and how the US’s disastrous failure in Iraq has made the People’s Republic of China the true winner of the US War on Terror. In the 21st century, China may well become again the kind of noncapitalist market economy that Smith described, under totally different domestic and world-historical conditions." (from the dj). Contents : Introduction. Part I : Adam Smith and the new Asian age. 1. Marx in Detroit, Smith in Beijing. 2. The historical sociology of Adam Smith. 3. Marx, Schumpeter, and the "endless" accumulation of capital and power. Part II : Tracking global turbulence. 4. The economics of global turbulence. 5. Social dynamics of global turbulence. 6.A crisis of hegemony. Part III : Hegemony unraveling. 7. Domination withou t Hegemony. 8. The territorial logic of historical capitalism. 9. The worldstate that never was. Part IV : Lineages of the new Asian age. 10. The cha llenge of "peaceful ascent." 11. States, markets, and capitalism, east and west. 12. Origins and dynamic of the Chinese ascent. Epilgue. Very good in unclipped dustjacket. 30.00

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15 ARZT, Frederick K. Marine Laws : Navigation and Safety. 2 vols.
Equity Publishing, Orford, NH, 1963, 
ARZT, Frederick K. Marine Laws : Navigation and Safety . In Two Volumes. Orford, NH: Equity Publishing, (1963). Pp. 914 ; 936. 8vo, green cloth with gilt lettering to front and spine. Contents: Volume 1: General Provisions ; Admeasurement of Vessels ; Load Lines ; Inter-Governmental Maritime Consultative Organization ; International Convention for Safety of Life at Sea, 1948 ; International Convention for Safety of Life at Sea, 1960 ; Inspection of Vessels ; Documentation ; Ship Mortgages ; Federal Ship Mortgage Insurance ; Officers of Merchant Vessels ; Merchant Seamen ; Radio ; Clearance of Vessels ; Domestic Commerce. Volume 2: Trade with Possessions, Territories,Alaska, Hawaii, and Puerto Rico ; Passenger Act of 1882 ; Exportation of C attle, Livestock, Live Poultry, Food and Drugs ; Marine Mail Service ; Dangerous Cargo ; Carriage of Goods by Sea, Harter Act, Limitations of Shipowner's Liability ; Pilotage ; Rules to Prevent Collisions ; Aids to Navigation; Obstructions to Navigation ; Prevention of oil Pollution of the Sea ; Ne w York, Hampton Roads, and Baltimore Harbours ; Foreign Trade Zones ; Discrimination Against American Vessels ; Consul's Services to Vessels ; Entry of Vessels and Merchandise ; Fees ; Importation of Drugs and Foods ; Anti-Smuggling ; Tonnage Tax and Light Money ; Sanitation and Quarantine ; Immigration ; Motorboats ; Coast Guard ; Marine Casualties and Salvage ; Marine Casualty Investigations and Administrative Hearings ; National Security and Neutrality Laws ; Crimes ; Legal Procedures ; Suits in Admiralty Act ; Public Vessels Act ; Death on High Seas Act ; Nautical Education ; Merchant Marine Act, 1936, and Related Statutes. Vg. For the set. 75.00

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16 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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17 BALDWIN, Stanley). BELL, Stuart. Baldwin and the Conservative Party : The Crisis of 1929-1931. First Edition in dustjacket.
Yale University Press, New Haven and London, 1988, ISBN:0300039611 
(BALDWIN, Stanley). BELL, Stuart. Baldwin and the Conservative Party : The Crisis of 1929-1931. New Haven and London : Yale University Press, 1988. First Printing. Pp. (6),vii-xix,(1),1-266,(2). 8vo, black cloth with gilt lettering to spine. "The Conservative Party was the dominant political force in Britain between the two world wars. This book examines one of the most serious crises in its history. Whilst in opposition during the second Labour government (1929-1931) accumulated tensions within the Conservative Party erupted into the open. Defeat at the polls, disputes over key areas of domestic and imperial policy and growing anxieties about the weakness of the leader of the Party, Stanley Baldwin, combined to produce an explosive situation. At the same time Beaverbrook and Rothermere, the leading press barons, mounted their 'Empire Crusade' -- a public campaign to force the Party to change both policy and leader. The book is based on a wide range of primary sources -- including the private papers of the party leadership and backbench MPs and all traceable surviving records of the local constituency organisations -- permitting an analysis of a fullness and complexity not previously possible. Dr Ball provides a fresh explanation of the crisis and of the character and strategy of Stanley Baldwin, the most important politician ofthe interwar years. He sheds new light on the rise of Neville Chamberlain and the departure of Winston Churchill into the political wilderness. Two further themes are the role of the press and impact of the slump on British politics. Finally Dr Ball reassesses the controversial role of the Conservatives in the most important political event between the wars -- the collapse of the Labour ministry and the formation of the National Government in August 1931. This new analysis of a crisis which contributed to the reconstruction of modern British political life represents essential reading for historians of politics and of the press, and for political scientists." - fromthe dustjacket. Contents: 1. Baldwin and the Conservative Party; 2. The Sh ock of Defeat; 3. The Empire Crusade; 4. The uneasy Truce; 5. The Brink of Collapse; 6. Churchill and India; 7. The Ides of March; 8. The Impact of the Slump; 9. The National Crisis; Conclusion: Power and Authority in Conservative Politics. Appendices: 1. Constituency Opinions on the Causes of Defeat in the 1929 General Election; 2. The Membership of the Empire Crusade; 3.Social Class and the Readership of Newspapers. With notes, bibliography an d index. Previous owner's name inked to the first page, else very good in dustjacket. 30.00

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18 BARCLAY, Alistair, and Jan HARDING (eds.). Neolithic Studies Group Seminar Papers 4. HARDING, Jan. Pathways and Ceremonies : The cursus monuments of Britain and Ireland. First Edition
Oxbow Books, Oxford and Oakville, 1999, ISBN:1900188422 
BARCLAY, Alistair, and Jan HARDING (eds.). Pathways and Ceremonies : The cursus monuments of Britain and Ireland. Oxford and Oakv ille : Oxbow Books, (1999). First Edition. Pp (14),[1]-154. Illustrated. Maps. Double Column. 4to, ilustrated pale blue card covers, lettered in white. Neolithic Studies Group Seminar Papers 4. Very good. 45.00 Contents : Introduction : 1. An introduction to the cursus monuments of Neolithic Britain and Ireland (by JanHarding and Alistair Barclay). Approaches and Themes : 2. Cursus monuments and the radiocarbon problem(by Alistair Barclay and Alex Bayliss). 3. Path ways to new realms: cursus monuments and symbolic territories (by Jan Harding). 4. An empty path? Processions, memories and the Dorset Cursus (by Robert Johnston). 5. Dorchester-on-Thames - ritual complex or ritual landscape?(by Roy Loveday). Recent Discoveries and Regional Perspectves : 6. Cattle, cursus monuments and the river: the development of ritual and domestic lan dscapes in the Upper Thames Valley (by Alistair Barclay and Gill Hey). 7. Cursuses and related monuments of the Cambridgeshire Ouse (by Tim Malim). 8.Out of line: cursuses and monument typology in eastern England (by Jonatha n Last). 9. The Cleaven Dyke: a summary account of survey and excavation, 1993-96 (by Gordon Barclay and Gordon Maxwell). 10. The Holywood cursus complex, Dumfries: an interim account 1997 (by Julian Thomas with contributionsfrom Kenny Brophy, Chris Fowler, Matt Leivers, Maggie Ronayne andl Lucy Wo od). Geographical Perspectives : 11. The cursus monuments of Scotland (by Kenneth Brophy). 12. Cursus monuments and possible cursus monuments in Wales: avenues for research (or roads to nowhere?) (b Alex Gibson). 13. Notes onfour cursus-like monuments in County Meath, Ireland (by Conor Newman). 14. Longtemps ignorees: Passy-Rots, linear monuments in northern France (by Ia n Kinnes). Very good. 45.00

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19 BARNES, Celia Native American Power in the United States, 1783-1795. First Edition in dustjacket
Fairleigh Dickinson University Prsss / Associaed University Presses, Madison and Teaneck / London, 2003, ISBN:0838639585 
BARNES, Celia. Native American Power in the United States, 1783-1795. Madison and Teaneck : Fairleigh Dickinson University Prsss / Londo : Associaed University Presses, (2993). First Edition. Pp (6),7-250,(6). Illstrated. Maps. Index. 8vo, black cloth, gilt lettering to spine. "As the United States took its first faltering steps as an independent reoublic. the Native Americans who occupied vast areas of the newly fonned nation devised slrategies to defend their own independence. The implications of the diverse and pervasive power of Native Americans during this period were tar-reaching. The United States was based on a precarious political structure, its central government facing widespread distrust and even hostility, and its integrity threatened by both foreign interference and domestic fragmentation. Its inability to resolve the problems in the West served to undermine its already tenuous credibility, and the Native American presence thus contributed significantly to the fragility of tne union. This study shows the Native Americansto have influenced the development of the United States so widely as to de serve a central place in early United States history. An evaluation of the complex function and operation of Native American power within Indian groups and their relations with outsiders forms an important part of this study.The diverse and fluid nature of Indian power and authority, so difficult f or Europeans to grasp, informed the Native Americans' experience and their relationship with the United States. Within the independent villages, each person followed his own path in accordance with the cultural imperative of individual autonomy. In the struggle to preserve their lands and independence, many leaders and villages adopted strategies based on local needs, while others sought to create a pan-Indian movement to achieve their goal. Attempts to strengthen their crumbling cultural framework also reflected the diversity of Indian groups. For many, a reconnection with their spritual protectors and denunciation of all white ways was the only effective means of regaining their earthly power, and for militant warriors this included consolidation of their physical force. Many others, however, believed their onlychance for survival as an indenendent people was through negotiation and a ccommodation backed by a united Indian diolomatic front. The resulting chaos characterized this violent period of Indian-white relations. Through an examination of archival collections held in the U.S.A., Canada, and Britain,this study shows how the Indian "problem" intensified the struggle to legi timize federal auinonty, establish national institutions, and create a cohesive nation. Certainly, the national government's inability to conquer the Indians, by either fforce or negotiation, exposed its weakness, but the issue also threw up fundamental questions about the central government's role,capability, and credibility. With scarcely enough funds to function, much less exert its authority, unable to secure the frontiers with settlements and orderly civil government or protect its citizens from Indian attack, Congress struggled to command the respect of its citizens, and many in the West contemplaed separation from the union. The alliance of Native Americans with Britain and Spain, both of which occupied United States territory with impunity, added yet another dimension to the power wielded by the Native American groups. Overall, the study reveals the Native Americans to have beenmore than mere passive victims of their fate, but rather significant polit ical players in early United states history." (from the dj). Contents : Introduction. 1. A Collision of Cultures. 2. In Pursuit of Land and Liberty. 3. The British Connection. 4. The Spanish Connection. 5. Indian Victory in the Northwest. 6. The Southwest Frontier. 7. The Collapse of Indian Resistance in the Northwest. Conclusion. Very good in dustjacket. 45.00

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20 BARNWELL, R. Grant. Russo-Turkish War: comprising an Account of the Servian Insurrection, the Dreadful Massacre of Christians in Bulgaria, and other Turkish Atrocities,
John E. Potter and Company, Philadelphia , 1878, 
BARNWELL, R. Grant. The Russo-Turkish War: comprising an Account of the Servian Insurrection, the Dreadful Massacre of Christians in Bulgaria, and other Turkish Atrocities, with the transactions and negotiations of the contending powers preliminary to the present struggle, the military resources anddefences of the combattants, and the Stirring Battles and Thrilling Incide nts of the War together with a history and description of Russia and the Russians, the rise, progress and decline of the Ottoman Empire, and sketches of the people, manners and customs and domestic life of both nations. Illustrated with Maps and Numerous Engravings. Philadelphia : John E. Potter andCompany, (1878). Pp (2),[i]-xv,(1),17-640,(2), double portrait frontis + 3 other protrait plates. Many in text illustrations and maps. 8 vo, green cl oth, gilt lettering to front board and spine, decorated in black to front board and spine and blindstamped on rear board, all edges gilt. Lacking the initial map (Map of the Ottoman Empire, Kingdom of Greece, and the Russian Provinces on the Black Sea), foxing to endpapers, cracked, handwritten “Coll. School, Windsor, N.S.” presentation inscription dated 1879, overall a worn and shaky copy. As is. 80.00

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