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1 ABOUL-ENEIN, Youssef and Basil ABOUL-ENEIN. Secret War for the Middle East : The Influence of Axis and Allied Intelligence Operations during World War II. First Edition in dustjacket.
Naval Institute Press, Annapolis, Maryland, 2013, ISBN:9781612513096 
ABOUL-ENEIN, Youssef and Basil ABOUL-ENEIN. The Secret War for the Middle East : The Influence of Axis and Allied Intelligence Operations during WorldWar II. Annapolis, Maryland : Naval Institute Press, (2013). First Printin g. Pp. (6),vii-xxiii,(1),1-263,(1). 8vo, red paper-covered spine with off-white patterned paper-covered boards, silver lettering to spine. Foreword byEd Mornston. "Although often overlooked in studies of World War II, the Mi ddle East was actually a key theater for the Allies. Though the threat of direct Axis invasion by Rommel's Afrika Corps never materialized beyond the Egyptian Western Desert, this did not limit the Axis from probing the Middle East and cultivating potential collaborators and sympathizers. 'The Secret War for the Middle East' explores the infusion of the political language of anti-Semitism, nationalism, fascism, and Marxism that was among the ideological by-products of Axis and Allied intervention in the Arab world. The status of the British-dominated Middle East was tailor-made for exploitation by Axis intelligence and propaganda. German and Italian intelligence efforts fueled anti-British resentments; their influence shaped the course of Arab nationalist sentiments throughout the Middle East. These actions left an indelible mark on the sociopolitical evolution of the modern states of the Middle East, and their effects continue to be felt today. A relevant parallel to the pan-Arab cause was Hitler's attempt to bring ethnic Germans into the fold of a greater German state. In theory, as the Sudeten German stood on par with the Carpathian German, so, too, according to doctrinal theory, did the Yemeni stand in union with the Syrian in the imagination of thoseespousing pan-Arabism. As historic evidence demonstrates, this very common ality proved to be a major factor in the development of relations between Arab and fascist leaders. The Arab nationalist movement amounted to little more than a shapeless, fragmented counter-position to British imperialism, imported to the Arab East via Berlin for Nazi aspirations." - from the dustjacket. Contents: 1. Introduction; 2. The Palestine Question; 3. Hashemite Iraq; 4. Vichy French Syria: Operation Exporter; 5. Iran: Operation Countenance; 6. Turkey: Balancing Neutrality; 7. Axis Efforts in the Arabian Peninsula; 8. Afghanistan and the Third Reich: Fomenting Rebellions; 9. Egypt's Internal Struggle: To Declare War or Not?; 10. Conclusion. With appendices, notes, a selected bibliography, and index. Very good in crisp dustjacket. 30.00

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Struggle for Development : The Black Communities of North & East Preston and Cherry Brook, Nova Scotia 1784-1987. First Edition, ABUCAR, Mohamed
2 ABUCAR, Mohamed Struggle for Development : The Black Communities of North & East Preston and Cherry Brook, Nova Scotia 1784-1987. First Edition
McCurdy Printing, 1988, ISBN:0921201044 0921201044 / 9780921201045 
ABUCAR, Mohamed, Dr. Struggle for Development : The Black Communities of North & East Preston and Cherry Brook, Nova Scotia 1784-1987. [Dartmouth, N.S. : Black Cultural Centre for Nova Scotia, (1988). ("Printed by McCurdy Printing & Typesetting Limited, Halifax, Nova Scotia"). First Edition. Pp [i]-xiv,1-103,(3). Illustrated 5 b&w photos. Tables With map of the Preston Area, compiled 1939. Bibliography. 8vo, illustrated grey, white, and green card covers.

A sociological survey of the development of two predominantly black communities in Halifax County, now HRM.

Foreword by Reverend Donald D. Skeir.
1. Introduction and Development Orientations;
2. The Roots and Evolution of the Settlements;
3. Preston Township: Land Settlement, 1784-1987;
4. Economic Situation, Family and Occupational Structure;
5. Population Characteristics;
6. Communities and Educational Institutions;
7. Communities and Housing Projects;
8. Communities and Development Participation;
9. Conclusion. With bibliography.

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3 ADAMS, Peter Trent, McGill and the North : A Story of Canada's Growth as a Sovereign Polar Nation
Cover to Cover Publication Services, Peterborough, Ontario, 2007, ISBN:9780978436803 
ADAMS, Peter. Trent, McGill and the North : A Story of Canada's Growth as aSovereign Polar Nation. (Peterborough, Ontario) : Cover to Cover Publicati on Services, (2007). First Edition. Pp (16),17- 221,(3) + 24-page centre section of colour photographs. Double column. 8vo, illustrated cardcovers, with blue spine. Contents : Chapter 1. McGill and Axel Heiberg Island, Nunavut (To M cGill and Axel Heiberg; Axel Heiberg Island and the McGill Expeditions; The Reconnaissance Year, 1959; The Foundation Years, 1960 and 1961; Life and W ork on the Glaciers; Place Names, Personal Life and Budge Crawley). Chapter 2. McGill and Schefferville/Knob Lake, Qu6bec-Labrador (From AxelHeiberg to Schefferville/Knob Lake; Schefferville, the McGill Lab. and the Quebec-Labrador Peninsula; Life and Work at the McGill Lab; The Cycle of L ife at the Lab: Summer, new arrivals, training projects; Fall and w inter, research projects; Social and fam ily; Spring then sum m er again; Studentsand staff, m id-1960s; The M cGill Lab, Som e Comments). Chapter 3. Trent University, the Kawarthas of Ontario, and Qu6bec-Labrador (From McGill to Trent; Trent University, Geography and Northern Studies; W inter and Northern Field W ork at Trent; Trent W inter Field Trips to QuBbec-Labrador; Student Field Research at Trent: The Kawarthas and QuBbec-Labrador; The CanadianExploration Group; Northern Studies in Canada and at Trent. Chapter 4. Tre nt and Axel Heiberg Island, Nunavut (Fritz Muller and Axel Heiberg Island; Return to Axel Heiberg Island; Trent Research on Axel Heiberg). Chapter 5. The Research, Axel Heiberg, Qu6bec-Labrador and the Kawartha Lakes: Trent &McGill (Introduction; The Legacy of Fritz MOller and the McGill Axel Heibe rg Expeditions; Glacier Research, Axel Heiberg Island; Lake Ice and Snow Cover Research, Quebec-Labrador, the Kawarthas and Axel Heiberg; Lake Ice Research; Winter Limnology; Snow Pack Research; Lake and Snow Pack Research onAxel Heiburg Island; McGill's Two Field Stations). Chapter 6. Reflection, Personal, Presumptuous and Political on Canada's Progress as a Sovereign Polar Nation (Personal: Fam ily and University; Presumptuousness?; Political:Experience as the MPP and MP for Peterborough; The Evolution of Canada's C apacity as a Sovereign Polar Nation). Supplemental Endnotes: No. 1 Exploration and Sovereignty of the Queen Elizabeth Islands, Nunavut, formerly the Northwest Territories (NWT) of Canada. No. 2 Examples of McGill's Roles in Arctic Research. No. 3 Summary Evolution of Research in Northern Canada, post-WWII. No. 4 Expedition Design, Management, Logistics, Food and "First Ascents". No. 5 References on the Evolution of Northern Studies in Canada, Including the Association of Canadian Universities for Northern Studies (ACUNS), the Canadian Polar Commission, the University of the Arctic, and the Northern Scientific Training Program (NSTP). No. 6 The Early Years of Geography At Trent. No. 7 Selected List of Trent Honours and Master's Theses based on Winter Field Work in the Kawarthas, Qu%bec-Labrador, and Axel Heiberg Island. Appendix 1 The Axel Heiberg Island Research Reports. Appendix 2 Members of the McGill Axel Heiberg Expeditions, 1959-1962. Appendix 3 McGill Sub-Arctic Research Papers. Appendix 4 Resident Students and Staff, McGill Sub-Arctic Research Laboratory, 1954-1971. Appendix 5 Selected Publications ofStudents who were Resident at the McGill Sub-Arctic Research Laboratory, 1 963-1966. Appendix 6 Some of the Trent Students and Staff Involved in Winter Field Work out of the McGill Sub-Arctic Research Station, 1970-1993. Appendix 7 Trent Students on Axel Heiberg Island, Nunavut, 1983-. Appendix 8 Samples of Publications by Graduates from Trent's Northern Programs, to Illustrate Development of Career Interests. Appendix 9 A Quarter of a Century ofNorthern Research (The McGill Lab.). Appendix 10 Twenty Years of Geography at Trent. Small stain to bottom edge else very good. Signed, with inscript ion, by Adams. 20.00

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4 ADAMSON, Hans Christian Keepers of the Lights : The saga of Our Lighthouses, Lightships, and the Men Who Guide Those Who Sail the Seas. inscribed, no dj.
Greenberg, New York, 1955, 
ADAMSON, Hans Christian. Keepers of the Lights. [dj adds: The saga of Our Lighthouses, Lightships, and the Men Who Guide Those Who Sail the Seas]. NewYork : Greenberg, Publisher, (1955). First Edition. Pp xviii,(2),[3]-430 + 16 pages of plates. 8vo, grey cloth. United States Coast Guard Annotated B ibliography (1982) p.5. A history and survey of aids to navigation in the United States: from Old Boston Light to the development of Loran; from Alaska to Texas. "[...] fills a long-standing and conspicuous vacancy in the saga of Uncle Sam against the sea. It blends the fascinating account of the evolution of devices that guide maritime traffic along our shores, on our rivers and the Great Lakes, into one fast-moving, colorful and informative story. It constitutes a heroic record of men and women who, until 1938, tendedthe lights afloat and ashore, and since then, of the snappy and alert youn gsters of the United States Coast Guard. As a vehicle for sea-stories, thisbook is unique in that it deals with the perils mariners meet, not in the deep, but in the shallow and reef-filled waters on storm-blown shores." - from the dj. Sections : 1. Mariners' Guards and Guides; 2. New England, New York, New Jersey, and Delaware; 3. Southern and Gulf Shores; 4. The West Coast States; 5. Arctic Lights and Treasure Islands; 6. Mississippi, Great Lakes, and St. Lawrence; 7. Old and New Aids to Navigation. With appendix (annotated list of lighthouses and other stations) and index. Inscription by author, slightly cocked, else good. 35.00

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5 ALBERTI, Rafael. MALLAN, Lloyd, trans. Poets of the Year series). Selected Poems of Rafael Alberti. First Edition.
New Directions, New York, 1944, 
ALBERTI, Rafael. Selected Poems of Rafael Alberti. Translated by Lloyd Mallan for the Poets of the Year. (New York): New Directions, (1944). First Printing. Pp. (32). Unpaginated. 8vo, illustrated blue card covers with red decoration of bull to front cover, red and black lettering to front cover, french flaps. A volume in The Poets of the Year series. "So great has grown the fame of Garcia Lorca that another modern Spanish poet -- Rafael Alberti -- who deserves to rank with hum has been unjustly obscured. Alberti, a friend of Lorca's is now in exile, living in Argentina. It is hard to present an important poet in a brief selection, but Mr. Mallan has made an excellent choice of significant poems from different phases of Alberti's evolution.His early lyrics, his poems in surrealist vein, his great elegy for the de ath of the bullfighter Ignacio Sanchez Mejias, and finally poems inspired by the Spanish Civil War are all represented here. To them Mr. Mallan has prefaced a brief but revelatory account of Alberti's work." - from the front flap. Includes the following poems: "Three Poems from 'Marinero en Tierra':Vendor's Submarine Cry, If My Voice Should Die On Land, and Physical Geogr aphy', "Open Letter", "Buster Keaton Searches Through the Forest for His Sweetheart, a Full-Blooded Cow (A Poem for Recitation)", "Guests of the Mists(Thre Recollections of Heaven, in homage to Gustavo Adolfo Becquer)", "Tha t Burning Horse Through the Lost Forests (An Elegy for Fernando Villalon, 1881-1930)", "To See and Not to See You (An Elegy for Ignacio Sanchez Mejias)", and "Four War Poems: They Fell and Did Not Fall, The Soldiers Sleep, Nocturne, And After the War". Light browning to spine, nicking to spine ends,corner of front flap trimmed (but not price-clipped), else very good. Ex-l ibris R.J. MacSween, with his acquisition note inked to half-title. Due to its small size, shipping costs should be cheaper than quoted. 30.00

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6 ALVORD, Douglas On The Water : The Romance and Lore of America's Small Boats.. First Edition in dustjacket
Yankee Books, Dublin, New Hampshire , 1988, ISBN:0899091571 
ALVORD, Douglas. On The Water : The Romance and Lore of America's Small Boats. Text and illustrations by Douglas Alvord. Dublin, New Hampshire : Yankee Books, (1988). First Edition. Pp (6),[7]-160. Oblong 8vo, brown cloth spine, brown paper-covered boards, with dark blue lettering to spine. Brice Douglas Alvord, (b. December 11, 1946, Portland Maine). "Small boats have always been an essential part of American life, but their social, historical, and cultural significance all too often has been overlooked. On the Water pays tribute to these boats and to their designers and builders. The book focuses on some of the watercraft that were introduced or are indigenous to America's eastern coast and waterways, and explores their history and evolution. Such traditional craft as the Grand Banks dory, the Adirondack guide boat, and the New Haven sharpie, as well as various styles of canoes, dinghies, and sloops, are described and depicted in finely detailed black-and-white drawings and beautiful full-color paintings. Beginning with an illustrated explanation of the basics of small boat design and construction, On the Water takes the reader inside the boat shops where history is built every day. Master boatbuilders share their thoughts and feelings about their trade, showing work in progress on re-creations of classic styles, or new designs inspired by traditional craft. "Necessity has been the commissioner of boat desgns, and specific local conditions and available materials the developer," writes Alvord. "Consequently, the seawortny Maine lobster boat has spawned many small power boats; the Chesapeake skipjack has inspired more than one fast pleasure boat; and both the eighteenth-century peapod and the canoe have influenced contemporary rowing oats. Most of these boats were developed hundreds of miles from each other, and the skills and designs were passed on largely by word of mouth, yet there is a common theme that seems tohave influenced boat design for centuries. Common sense and experience are the best teachers. Workbpats might be expected to be purely utilitarian, a nd their construction for the most part is straightorward and practical. But out of that simplicity often comes a sweet sense of beauty." The beauty that is a boat comes acoss to mariners and landspeople aiike in On the Water. Those interested in Americana also will appreciate the introduction to anart form that is as mucn a part of our country as are barns, folk crafts, and white-steepled churches." (rom the dj. Chapters : 1. Boat Basics; 2. The Native American Boat; 3. Gone Fishing; 4. The Lobsterman and the Boatbuilder; 5. Bugeyes, Tongers, and Watermen; 6. Sport and the Marshmen; 7. Flat-Water Sailing; 8. The Boats of Summer; 9. The Tradition Continues. Very good in unclipped dustjacket. 35.00

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7 Amateur Yacht Research Society). MORWOOD, John. A.Y.R.S. Publication No. 59). Multihull Design & Catamarans 1966
Amateur Yacht Research Society, Hythe, Kent, 1967, 
(Amateur Yacht Research Society). Multihull Design & Catamarans 1966. Hythe, Kent: Amateur Yacht Research Society, 1967. First Printing. Pp. [1]-98,(2), including covers. Illustrated. 8vo, self-wraps, cover illustration of Lady Helmsman. A.Y.R.S. Publication Number 59. Includes: John Hogg on technical symbols, R.L. Andrews on the First World Multihull Regatta, John Morwoodon the Lady Helmsman and the Gamecock, Catamaran and trimaran hull designs , and Multihull safety, Maj.-Gen. H.J. Parham on the evolution of wingsails, Ed. F. Cotter on the American 1966 "C" Cat selection series, &c., &c. Light wear, else vg. Due to its small size, shipping charges should be cheaperthan quoted. 18.00

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8 American Neptune BOWEN, Richard LeBaron FAIRCHILD, Byron MIDDLETON, Arthur Pierce American Neptune : A Quarterly Journal of Maritime History, Volume 9, No. 2, April 1949.
American Neptune, Incorporated, Salem, MA , 1949, 
(American Neptune). The American Neptune : A Quarterly Journal of Maritime History, Volume IX, No. 2, April 1949. Salem, MA : American Neptune, Incorporated, 1949. Pp (2),81-156,(2),+ 8 plates. Text Illustrations. 4to, grey card covers. Contents : Eastern Names (by Lincoln Colcord, pp 83-86); Arab Dhows of Eastern Arabia (by Richard LeBaron Bowen, Jr., pp 87-132); A Sea ofTroubles: The Voyage of Bonetta, 1718 (by Byron Fairchild, pp 133-141); Ne w Light on the Evolution of the Chesapeake Clipper-Schooner (by Arthur Pierce Middleton, pp 142-147). Light browning to spine, else very good. 30.00

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9 ANDREWS, Michael. Gnomes of Uncertainty : Aphorisms on Limits and Knowledge.
Bombshelter Press, Los Angeles , 1996, ISBN:0941017494 
ANDREWS, Michael. The Gnomes of Uncertainty : Aphorisms on Limits and Knowledge. Los Angeles : Bombshelter Press, (1996). First Edition. Pp [1]-216,(2). 8vo, black and white card covers. Speculations on science, neo-gnostic exploration, philosophy, physics, shamanism, art, cultural and political evolution, religion, human survival and evolution, healing and the pursuit of the human potential in the third millenium. Very good. Uncommon. 40.00

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10 ANDREYEV, Catherine. VLASOV, Andrey Andreyevich. Soviet and East European Studies, 51. Vlasov and the Russian Liberation Movement : Soviet reality and emigre theories. First Edition, Paperback..
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, New York, Port Chester, Melbourne, Sydney, 1989, ISBN:0521389607 
ANDREYEV, Catherine. Vlasov and the Russian Liberation Movement : Soviet reality and emigre theories. Cambridge, New York, Port Chester, Melbourne, Sydney : Cambridge University Press, (1989). First Paperback Printing [originally published in 1987]. Pp. (10),ix-xiv,1-251,(5). With two maps. 8vo, photo-illustrated purple card covers with whtie and black lettering to spine. Soviet and East European Studies, number 51. "'Vlasov and the Russian Liberation Movement' deals with the attempt by Soviet citizens to create a Russian anti-Stalinist liberation movement during the Second World War. These Soviet citizens were mainly prisoners-of-war, forced labourers or part of thepopulation of the occupied territories of the USSR. The Liberation Movemen t was encouraged by German officers who disagreed with Nazi policy towards the USSR, as their experience showed that treating the population as 'sub-humans' (Untermensch) merely increased resistance to Nazi occupation. Throughout the development of the Liberation Movement there existed a divergence of aims between the Russian members who wished to form an army and a political movement which would effect change within the USSR, and its German supporters who merely wished to alter the type of propaganda directed towards the population of the USSR. Catherine Andreyev provides an account of the evolution of the Russian Liberation Movement and examines the motivation of the titular leader of the Movement, Lieutenant-General Andrey Andreyevich Vlasov. The main focus of the book is the ideology of the Liberation Movement, the importance of which lies in the fact that it represented the first grass-roots opposition movement within the Soviet Union since the end of the Civil War in 1922. The programme of the Movement reflects issues which would have been raised by citizens in the 1930s had they been free to do so. Catherine Andreyev examines influences on the programme, and the ideas expressed are placed within the context of the pre-war Soviet and Russian emigre society." - from the rear cover. Contents: Part I: Foundations: 1. Red ArmyCommander; 2. Ostpolitik; 3. Decision to lead; 4. KONR and the final stage s. Part II: Ideals: 1. High hopes; 2. Reality. Part III: The Russian Idea: 1. At home; 2. From foreign shores; 3. Splicing old and new. With appendices, select bibliography and index. Light spotting to initial and final leaves, else very good

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Rumrunners : The Smugglers from St. Pierre and Miquelon and the Burin Peninsula from Prohibition to Present Day.  First Edition, Signed, ANDRIEUX, J.P.
11 ANDRIEUX, J.P. Rumrunners : The Smugglers from St. Pierre and Miquelon and the Burin Peninsula from Prohibition to Present Day. First Edition, Signed
Flanker Press, St. John's , 2009, ISBN:9781897317488 1897317484 / 9781897317488 
ANDRIEUX, J.P. Rumrunners : The Smugglers from St. Pierre and Miquelon and the Burin Peninsula from Prohibition to Present Day. St. John's : Flanker Press Ltd., 2009. First Printing. Pp (6),vii-viii,(2),1-229,(1). Illustrated with b&w photos throughout. Index. 8vo, brown photo-illustrated card covers.

Jean-Pierre Andrieux, OC (b. Montréal) St. John's businessman, author.

"Rumrunners is a history of the smuggling trade between the French Island colonies of St. Pierre and Miquelon and the United States, the Bahamas, and Newfoundland. The distribution of contraband alcohol has always been an element of the culture of Newfoundland and Labrador. However, with the advent of the American Prohibition era (1919–1933), the French Islands’ illegal practice took on worldwide proportions. This book details the rise and fall of the bootlegging industry in Atlantic waters, the efforts made by the Royal Canadian Mounted Police to curb these criminal activities, and the evolution of laws from the Prohibition era to present day that have brought the trade to a virtual standstill." - from the back cover.

The chapters [unnumbered in the text] are :
1. Prohibition Sets the Stage;
2. Early Smuggling to Canada and Newfoundland;

3. McCoy Discovers St. Pierre [Bill McCoy = [William 'Bill' Frederick McCoy, b. 1877, Syracuse, New York - d. December 30, 1948, Stuart, Florida];
4. The Whisky Flood Commences;
5. Canadian Distillers and Their Sales Agents;
6. Dimensions of the Liquor Trade;
7. Capone Leaves a Souvenir;
8. Rumrunners Versus the Law ;
9. The Coast Guard's War on Rumrunners;
10. Piracy: An Ever-Present Threat;
11. Murder and Its Aftermath; 12. Handwriting on the Wall;
13. The Coming of Repeal;
14.The Kromhout Incident;
15. Postscript to Prohibition;
16. Newfoundland Rumrunmng;
17. Rumrunners Kidnap an RCMP Officer;
18. Operation Blowtorch;
19. Smuggling in 1991;
20. Smuggling in 1992;
21. Smuggling in 1993;
22. Smuggling in 1994;
23. Smuggling in 1995;
24. Operation Buffer;
25. Operation Diamond.
With Afterword, bibliography, and index.

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12 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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13 APPEL, Toby A. Cuvier-Geoffroy Debate : French Biology in the Decades before Darwin. FirstPrinting in dustjacket
Oxford University Press, New York / Oxford, 1987, ISBN:0195041380 
APPEL, Toby A. The Cuvier-Geoffroy Debate : French Biology in the Decades before Darwin. New York / Oxford : Oxford University Press, 1987. First Printing. Pp (12),1-305,(3),+ 16 pp plates. Index. 8vo, black cloth, gilt lettering to front board and spine.. "For scientists, no event better representsthe contest between form and function as the chief organizing principle of life as the debate between Georges Cuvier and Etienne Geoffroy Saint-Hilai re. This book presents the first comprehensive study of the celebrated French scientific controversy that focused the attention of naturalists in the first decades of the nineteenth century on the conflicting claims of teleology, morphology, and evolution, which ultimately contributed to the making of Darwin's theory. This history describes not only the scientific dimensions of the controversy and its impact on individuals and institutions, but also examines the meaning of the debate for culture and society in the yearsbefore Darwin." (from the dj). Contents : 1. Introduction: A Classic Confr ontation and Its Interpretations. 2. Cuvier and Geoffroy: Collaborators on a New Science. 3. "Le Legislateur de la Science'': Cuvier and FunctionalistAnatomv. 4. Geoffroy and the Emergence of Philosophical Anatomy. 5. The Ba ttle Lines Are Drawn: 1820-1829. 6.. The Debate before the Academie. 7. Beyond the Academie: The Many Uses of the Debate. 8. Teleology, Morphology, and Evolution: The Debate and the Future of Zoology. Very good in dustjacket.85.00

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14 ARENSON, Sarah Encircled Sea : The Mediterranean Maritime Civilization. First Edition industjacket
Constable, London, Constable, London, 1990, ISBN:009469480X 
ARENSON, Sarah. The Encircled Sea : The Mediterranean Maritime Civilization. London : Constable, (1990). First Edition. Pp (6),vii-xii,1-205,(3) + 24 pages of colour photos. Other illustrations and b&w photos in text. 8vo, blue cloth, silver lettering to spine. "The Encircled Sea is the book to accompany a major new ten-part television series networked on Channel 4. The book offers an entirely new perspective on the study of the Mediterranean andits peoples. The cultures and civilizations that evolved on its shores sha ped the history of mankind. Since prehistoric times, this great sea has provided both a barrier and a bridge for the people who live around it. Modernscientific and historical research is building new bridges and breaking do wn old barriers. In this fascinating book Sarah Arenson uses the latest research in maritime studies - history, marine science, archaeology, social anthropology, marine engineering and geophysics - to explore the unique contribution that the Mediterranean has made to modern civilization. For this sea, the sea in the midst of the earth, was the heart of the old world. Asia,Africa and Europe converge upons its shores. The book begins by describing some of the creation myths and the earlies encounters of men and sea, draw ing on the astonish finds of underwater archaeology. The study of fishing and coastal industries show the evolution of peoples living on the water's edge. The developments of ship construction and port engineering, and the intricacies of trade organization point to the cohesiveness of Mediterranean maritime civilization. Naval warfare, piracy and the law of the sea are just a few of the other subjects investigated." - ftom the dj flap. Chapters :1. After Tethys; 2. The Fish Hunt; 3. The Water's Edge; 4. The Way of a Sh ip; 5. Gateways and Havens; 6. The Great Exchange; 7. Steering to the Horizon; 8. Life on Board; 9. The Law of the Sea ; 10. Theatre of War; 11. Wavesof Migration; 12. The Call of the Sea. Appendices: A. Mediterranean Action Plan (MAP); B. Underwater Archaeology; C. Maritime Legislation Today; D. D iving, Hyperbaric Medicine and Deep Sea Probes. With bibliography, notes and index. Light wear, else very good in dustjacket. 17.00

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15 ARROWHEADS, The WILKINSON, Les WATSON, Don PAGE, Ron Avro Arrow : The Story of the Avro Arrow from Its Evolution to Its Extinction. 10th Cdn in dj
Boston Mills Press, Erin, ON, 1988, ISBN:0919822355 
ARROWHEADS, The. Avro Arrow : The Story of the Avro Arrow from Its Evolution to Its Extinction. [Foreword by Donald Rogers]. (Erin, Ont.) : Boston Mills Press, (November 1988). Tenth Printing. Pp [i]-ix,10-180. Illustrated. Double column. 4to, blue cloth. The Arrowheads consist of Les Wilkinson, DonWatson, Ron Page and Richard Organ. Contents: "Evolution of the Arrow", "D esign, Development & Construction", "From Rollout to First Flight", "The Log Book", "Iroquois Engine & Flight Testing", "Weapons System & Defence Strategy", "Black Friday", "Company Summary January-February 1959", "Arrows forthe Future", and "Technical Data & Drawings". Vg in dj. 25.00

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16 ARSENAULT, Georges Les Acadiens de l'Ile 1720-1980. pbk.
Éditions d'Acadie, Moncton, 1987, ISBN:2760001415 
ARSENAULT, Georges. Les Acadiens de l'Ile 1720-1980. (Moncton): Les Éditions d'Acadie, (1987). First Edition. Pp (8),9-296,(2). Illustrated. Maps. Index. 8vo, illustrated white card covers. Maillet 1678. Contents : 1. Sous leRégime français : 1720-1758. 2. Le premier siècle après la Déportation : 1 758-1860. 3. Un peuple en évolution : 1860-1890. 4. Une période d'heureusesinitiatives : 1890-1945. 5. Dans un monde moderne : 1945-1980. Text in Fre nch. Spine and edges browned, else very good. 35.00

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17 ART, Robert J., Vincent DAVIS, and Samuel P. HUNTINGTON (eds.) DAVIS, Vincent HUNTINGTON, Samuel P. Reorganizing America's Defence : Leadership in War and Peace. First Editionin dustjacket
Pergamon - Brassey's International Defence Publishers, Washington [et al], 1985, ISBN:0080319734 
ART, Robert J., Vincent DAVIS, and Samuel P. HUNTINGTON (eds.). Reorganizing America's Defence : Leadership in War and Peace. Published with the cooperation of the Ford Foundation. Washington [et al] : Pergamon - Brassey's International Defence Publishers, (1985). First Edition. Pp (4),v-xxiv,(4),3-436,2). Index. 8vo, black cloth, white lettering to spine. "Is the United States defense establishment today well run? To ask that question is to provoke a set of additional Queries. For example, are resources allocated efficiently enough, in peacetime, to produce well trained and well equipped combat units? In wartime, will the command arrangements currently in force be sufficient to provide for the combined arms approach that modern battles require? Are the military properly organized so as to give timely and integrated advice to their civilian superiors? Have the civilians in the defense establishment usurped the traditional prerogatives of the military? Is there a process in place that produces a ciear-cut, rational strategy to govern the use of force? Are decisions on programs and force structures clearly related to strategy? In its structure and operation, how does the American defense establishment compare to those of other nations? Is it better or more poorly managed? Are there lessons for improvement that can be derived from a study of how other nations manage their defense establishments? Finally, if some changes in structure and procedure are necessary, what are the alternatives, and the costs and benefits of each? These are the range of subjects to which the authors in this volume address themselves." (from the Introduction by Robert J. Art). Contents : Introduction : Pentagon reform in comparative and historical perspective (by Robert J. Art). Part I : Defense organization at home and abroad. 1. Defense policymaking in the Soviet Union (by Edward L. Warner III). 2. Civilian and military influence in managing the arms race in the U.S.S.R. (by Stephen M. Meyer). 3. Central defense organization in the United Kingdom (by Michael Hobkirk). 4. Defense organization in Germany : a twice told tale (by Catherine McArdle Kelleher). 5. Military organizations and policymaking in Israel (by Aharon Yariv). 6. The dynamics of Israeli national security decisionmaking (by Amos Perlmutter). 7. Changes in Canada's organization for defense, 1963-1983 (by W. Harriet Critchley). 8. The evolution of central U.S. defense management (by Vincent Davis). 9. The wars within : the Joint Military Structure and its critics (by William J. Lynn). Part II : Defense reform in the United States. 10. Strategymaking in the Pentagon (by Robert W. Komer). 11. Organization and strategy (by Samuel P. Huntington). 12. The Office of the Secretray of Defense (by James Schlesinger). 13. The JCS -- Views of participants (by Chairman's special study group). 14. The U.S. military chain of command present and future(by William Y. Smith). 15. Comments on Smith's proposal (by David C. Jones , Edward C. Meyer III, and Thor Hanson). 16. Rewriting the Key West accord (by Morton H. Halperin and David Halperin). 17. Resource allocation in the Pentagon (by Vincent Puritano). 18. A critique of the PPB system (by PhilipOdeen). 19. How to improve the acquisition of weapons (by Jacques S. Gansl er). 20. Congress and the defense budget : enhancing policy oversight (by Robert J. Art). Very good in dustjacket. 35.00

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18 Atlantic Provinces Economic Council) Atlantic Canada Today. 2nd ed.
(Atlantic Provinces Economic Council). Atlantic Canada Today. Atlantic Provinces Economic Council, (1977). Second Edition. Pp (8),1-132. 8vo, card covers. Contents : Atlantic Canada and APEC; The Economic Evolution; Physical and Human Resources; The Regional Economy Today; Government Involvement in the Regional Economy; The Future of Atlantic Canada. Vg. 10.00

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19 Atlantic Provinces Economic Council) Atlantic Canada Today. 2nd ed., 2nd pr
Atlantic Provinces Economic Council APEC, 1978, ISBN:0919040144 
(Atlantic Provinces Economic Council). Atlantic Canada Today. Atlantic Provinces Economic Council, (1978). Second Printing of the Second Edition. Pp (8),1-132. 8vo, blue card covers. Contents : Atlantic Canada and APEC; The Economic Evolution; Physical and Human Resources; The Regional Economy Today; Government Involvement in the Regional Economy; The Future of Atlantic Canada. Vg. 9.00

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Towards a Just Society : The Trudeau Years. First Edition in dustjacket. Signed by Trudeau and Axworthy, AXWORTHY, Thomas S., and Pierre Elliott TRUDEAU (eds.). TRUDEAU, Pierre Elliott. CLAXTON, Patricia.
20 AXWORTHY, Thomas S., and Pierre Elliott TRUDEAU (eds.). TRUDEAU, Pierre Elliott. CLAXTON, Patricia. Towards a Just Society : The Trudeau Years. First Edition in dustjacket. Signed by Trudeau and Axworthy
Viking, Markham, Ontario, 1990, ISBN:0670830151 1990 0670830151 / 9780670830152 
AXWORTHY, Thomas S., and Pierre Elliott TRUDEAU (eds.). Towards a Just Society : The Trudeau Years. Translations into English by Patricia Claxton. (Markham, Ontario) : Viking, (1990). First Printing. Pp (12),1-404. 8vo, burgundy quarter-cloth and beige boards.

Contents :
Part I : Introduction (by Thomas S. Axworthy and Pierre Elliott Trudeau).

Part II: The Global Transformation.
1. "To Stand Not So High Perhaps but Always Alone": The Foreign Policy of Pierre Elliott Trudeau (by Thomas S. Axworthy ).
2. Riding the Storm: Energy Policy, 1968-1984 (by Marc Lalonde).
3. Canadian Industrial Policy in a Changing World (by Joel Bell).
4. Global Transformation and Economic Policy (by lan A. Stewart).

Part III: A Society in Ferment.
5. Legislating for Freedom (by Jacques Hébert).
6. Meeting the Environmental Challenge (by John Roberts).
7. Expansion, Retrenchment and Protecting the Future: Social Policy in the Trudeau Years (by Jim Coutts).

Part IV: The Challenge of Federalism 1968.:
8. Language Policy and the Mood in Quebec (by Gerard Pelletier).
9. Fiscal Federalism in Evolution (by Thomas K. Shoyama).
10. Regional Development: Innovations in the West (by Lloyd Axworthy).

Part V: The Institutional Framework.
11. The Party and Parliament: Participatory Democracy in the Trudeau Years (by Lorna Marsden).
12. Bringing the Constitution Home (by Jean Chretien).

Part VI: Quebec and Confederation: Views from the Outside.
13. The Quiet Revolution: A Turning Point (by Fernand Ouellet).
14. "I never thought I could be as proud .": The Trudeau-Levesque Debate (by Ramsay Cook).

Part VII: The Values of a Just Society (by Pierre Elliott Trudeau).

Light wear to spine ends, light smudging to edges, else very good in nicked, spine-sunned, unclipped dustjacket. Inscribed and signed by both Axworthy and Pierre Trudeau. 350.00

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