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1 (DUGUA de MONS, Pierre). GRENON, Jean-Yves ROBERTS, Phil Pierre Dugua de Mons : Fondateur de l'Acadie (1604-5), Co-Fondateur de Quebec (1608) / Pierre Dugua de Mons : Founder of Acadia (1604-5), Co-Founder of Quebec (1608)
Peninsular Press, Annapolis Royal, N.S., 2000, ISBN:0968201628 
(DUGUA de MONS, Pierre). GRENON, Jean-Yves. Pierre Dugua de Mons : Fondateur de l'Acadie (1604-5), Co-Fondateur de Quebec (1608) / Pierre Dugua de Mons : Founder of Acadia (1604-5), Co-Founder of Quebec (1608). English rendition by Phil Roberts. (Annapolis Royal, N.S.) : Peninsular Press, (2000). Pp(4),[1]-20,(6),(6),[1]-20. Maps. 8vo, illustrated white card covers, lette red in black. Contents : Pierre Dugua, Sieur de Mons, of Royan; France and America at the End of the Sixteenth Century; Apprenticeship at the Tadoussac Trading Post (1600); Lieutenant-General of New France and Vice-Admiral (1603-12); The Fur Trade Monopoly as a Means of Financing the Colony; The Invitation to Champlain to be a "Volunteer" in Acadie; The Cruel Winter of Sainte-Croix Island (1604-5); Port-Royal, First Enduring French Settlement in Canada (1605); The Intense Rivalry of Other Traders; The Founding of Quebec(1608), Joint Achievement of Pierre Dugua de Mons and Samuel de Champlain; A Higher Objective than Mere Personal Profit; Dugua de Mons Commemorated i n France, the U.S., and Canada; Preparations for the Four-Hundredth Anniversary. Back to back French and English texts. Very good. 12.50

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2 ABERT, James W., Lieut. GALVIN, John (edited by) Through the Country of the Comanche Indians in the Fall of the Year 1845. ltd ed repr in blank dj.
John Howell, San Francisco, CA, 1970, 
ABERT, James W., Lieut. Through the Country of the Comanche Indians in the Fall of the Year 1845 : The Journal of a U.S. Army Expedition led by Lieutenant James W. Abert of the Topographical Engineers, Artist Extraordinary whose paintings of Indians and Their Wild West illustrate this book ; edited by John Galvin. (San Francisco, CA): John Howell Books, 1970. Pp. 77, colour frontis., + 2 folding maps and 21 p. of colour plates. Illustrated. 4to, cream cloth with gilt lettering to front and spine. Limited to 5000 copies.The journal of a U.S. Army exploratory expedition through Comanche territo ry (Mexico and the fringes of American territory) in the middle of the nineteenth century. Vg in chipped, spine sunned and dampspotted blank white dj.50.00

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3 ACORN, Milton Captain Neal MacDougal & The Naked Goddess : A Demi-Prophetic Work as a Sonnet-Series
Ragweed Press, Charlottetown, 1982, ISBN:0920304168 
ACORN, Milton. Captain Neal MacDougal & The Naked Goddess : A Demi-Prophetic Work as a Sonnet-Series. Charlottetown : Ragweed Press, 1982. First Printing. Pp (6),7-52. 8vo, illustrated blue card covers with white lettering tofront cover, blank spine. Milton James Rhode Acorn (b. March 30, 1923, Cha rlottetown, Prince Edward Island. – d. August 20, 1986, Charlottetown), nicknamed The People's Poet by his peers, was a Canadian poet, writer, and playwright. "'Captain Neal MacDougal & The Naked Goddess' is an exploration inpoetry of the 'God is a Woman' theme, plus a celebration of his ancestor a nd mighty living spirit of the same name (it mustbe confessed) a largely fictional hero." - from the rear cover. Includes : "History", "John MacDougal's War", "The Record Run", "Revery at The Wheel", "Miracle with One Witness", "MacDougal's Theory of Dreams", "The Smuggler's Coast", "Politics according to MacDougal", "Close to a Ramming", "MacDougal's Armed Truce with Booze", "MacDougal Orders Breakfast" and others. Name, else very good. Due to its small size, shipping costs should be cheaper than quoted. 20.00

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4 ADAMS, Harry BYRD, Richard Evelyn Beyond the Barrier With Byrd : An Authentic Story of the Byrd Antarctic Exploring Expeditions. First Edition
M. A. Donohue & Company, Chicago and New York, 1932, 
ADAMS, Harry, Lieutenant. Beyond the Barrier With Byrd : An Authentic Storyof the Byrd Antarctic Exploring Expeditions. With an Introduction by The E ditor. Chicago and New York : M. A. Donhue & Company, (1932). First Edition. Pp (8),ix-xvi,(2),19-253,(3), frontispiece + 15 plates. 8vo, green cloth,gilt lettering to front board and spine. Covers lightly spotted, penned gi ft inscription, else very good. 25.00

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

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

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8 ALEXANDER, Philip F., ed Earliest Voyages Round the World 1519-1617
Cambridge UP, 1925, 
ALEXANDER, Philip F., ed. The Earliest Voyages Round the World 1519-1617. Cambridge: At the University Press, 1925. Pp 216. Illustrated. 8vo, green cloth.
Cambridge Travel Books.
Contemporary accounts of the circumnavigations of Magellan, Drake, Cavendish, and Le Maire and Schouten.
Top of spine chipped, spine faded, slightly rubbed. With bookplate of Alexander Laing. 55.00

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9 ALLEN, E. A. Prehistoric World : or, Vanished Races
Central Publishing House, Cincinnati, 1885, 
ALLEN, E. A. The Prehistoric World : or, Vanished Races. Cincinnati : Central Publishing House, 1885. Pp (6),[3]-820,(4) + frontispiece, engraved title page, and 22 other full-page engravings. Also, 327 text illustrations. Thick 8vo, maroon half leather, maroon cloth boards, gilt lettering to front board and spine, marbled endpapers, all edges marbled. Copyright by Ferguson, Alllen, and Rader, 1885. Emory Adams Allen (1853–1933). Helped by C.C. Abbott, M.D., Prof. Charles Rau, Prof. F.W. Putnam, Alexander Winchell, LL. D., A.F. Bandelier, Cyrus Thomas, and G.F.Wright. Contents : Chapter 1. Introduction. Difficulties of the subject—Lesson to be learned—The pursuit of knowledge—Recent advances—Prehistoric past of the Old World—Of the New—Of Mexico and the South—The Isles of the Pacific—Similar nature of the relics—The wonders of the present age—History of popular opinion on this subject—The teachings of the Bible—Nature of the evidence of man's antiquity—The steps leading up to this belief—Geology—Astronomy—Unfolding of life—Nature of our inquiry. Chapter 2. Early Geological Periods. Necessity of a general acquaintance with the outlines of Geology—A time in which no life was possibleon the globe—Length of this period—History of life commences at the close of this period—On the formation of rocks—The record imperfect—The three great periods in animal life on the globe—Paleozoic Age—Animal and vegetable life of this period—Ideal scenes in this period—The Mesozoic Age—Animal and vegetable life of this period—Advance noted—Abundance of reptilian life—First appearance of birds—Nature's methods of work—the Cenozoic Age Geologicaloutline—Sketch of the Eocene Age—Of the Miocene Age—What is sufficient pro of of the presence of man—Discussion on the Thenay flints—The Pliocene Age—Animal and vegetable life of this age—Was man present during this age?—Discussion of this subject—Summing up of the evidence—Conclusion. Chapter 3. Men of the River Drift. Beginning of the Glacial Age—Interglacial Age—Man living in Europe during this age—Map of Europe—Proof of former elevation of land—The animals living in Europe during this age—Conclusions drawn from these different animals—The vegetation of this period—Different climatic conditions of Europe during the Glacial Age—Proofs of the Glacial Age — Extent ofGlacial Ice—Evidence of warm Interglacial Age—The primitive state of man—E arly English civilization — Views of Horace— Primitive man destitute of metals — Order in which different materials were used by man for weapons — Evidence from the River Somme — History of Boucher De Perthes's investigations. Discussion of the subject — Antiquity of these remains — Improvement during the Paleolithic Age — Description of the flint implements — Other countries where these implements are found — What race of men were these tribes —The Canstadt race — Mr. Dawkins's views — When did they first appear in Eu rope? The authorities on this question — Conclusion. Chapter 4. Cave-Men. Other sources of information — History of cave explorations — The formation of caves — Exploration in Kent's Cavern — Evidence of two different races —The higher culture of the later race — Evidence of prolonged time — Explor ation of Robin Hood Cave — Explorations in Valley of the River Meuse — M. Dupont's conclusions — Explorations in the Valley of the Dordogne — The station at Schussenreid — Cave-men not found south of the Alps — Habitations ofthe Cave-men — Cave-men were hunters — Methods of cooking — Destitute of t he potter's art — Their weapons — Clothing — Their skill in drawing — Evidence of a government — Of a religious belief — Race of the Cave-men — Distinct from the Men of the Drift — Probable connection with the Eskimos. Chapter 5. Antiquity of the Paleolithic Age. Interest in the Antiquity of man — Connected with the Glacial Age — The subject difficult — Proofs of a GlacialAge — State of Greenland to-day — The Terminal Moraine — Appearance of the North Atlantic — Interglacial Age — Causes of the Glacial Age — Croll's Th eory — Geographical causes — The two theories not antagonistic — The date of the Glacial Age — Probable length of the Paleolithic Age — Time Since theclose of the Glacial Age — Summary of results. Chapter 6. The Neolithic Ag e in Europe. Close of the first cycle — Neolithic culture connected with the present — No links between the two ages — Long lapse of time between the two ages — Swiss lake villages — This form of villages widely scattered — Irish cranogs — Fortified villages — Implements and weapons of Neolithic times — Possessed of pottery — Neolithic agriculture — Possessed of domestic animals — Danish shell-heaps — Importance of flint — The art of navigation —Neolithic clothing — Their mode of burial — The question of race — Possibl e remnants — Connection with the Turanian race — Arrival of the Celts. Chapter 7. The Bronze Age in Europe. Races of Men, like Individuals — Gradual change of Neolithic Age to that of Bronze — The Aryan family — First Aryans Neolithic — Origin of Bronze — How Great discoveries are made — Gold the first metal — Copper abundant — No Copper Age — The discovery of Tin — Explanation of an Alloy — Bronze, wherever found, the same composition — What is meant by the Bronze Age — Knowledge in other directions — Gradual Growth ofCulture — Three Centers of Bronze production — Habitations during the Bron ze Age — The Bronze Ax — Implements of Bronze — Personal ornaments — Ornaments not always made of Bronze — Advance in Arts of living — Advance in Agriculture — Warlike Weapons — How they worked Bronze — Advance in Government — Trade in the Bronze Age — Religion of the Bronze Age — Symbolical figures— Temples of the Bronze Age — Stonehenge. Chapter 8. The Iron Age in Europ e. Bronze not the best metal — Difficulties attending the discovery of Iron— Probable steps in this discovery — Where this discovery was first made — Known in Ancient Egypt — How this knowledge would spread — Iron would not drive out Bronze — The primitive Iron-worker — The advance in government — Pottery and ornaments of the Iron Age — Weapons of early Iron Age — The battle-field of Tilfenau — Trade of early Iron Age — Invention of Money — Invention of Alphabetic Writing — Invasion of the Germanic Tribes — The cause of the Dark Ages — Connection of these three ages — Necessity of believing in an Extended Past — Attempts to determine the same — Tiniere Delta — Lake Bienne — British Fen-lands — Maximum and Minimum Data — Mr. Geikie's conclusions — The Isolation of the paleolithic Age. Chapter 9. Early Man in America. Conflicting accounts of the American Aborigines — Recent discoveries — Climate of California in Tertiary Times — Geological changes near its close— Description of Table Mountain — Results of the discoveries there — The C alaveras skull — Other relics — Discussion of the question — Early Californians Neolithic — Explanation of this — Date of the Pliocene Age — Other discoveries bearing on the Antiquity of man — Dr. Koch's discovery — Discoveries in the Loess of Nebraska — In Greene County, Illinois — In Georgia — Difficulties in detecting a Paleolithic Age in this country — Dr. Abbott's discoveries — Paleolithic Implements of the Delaware — Age of the deposits — The race of Paleolithic man — Ancestors of the Eskimos — Comparison of Paleolithic Age in this country with that in Europe — Eskimos one of the oldest races in the World. Chapter 10. The Mound Builders. Meaning of "Mound Builders" — Location of Mound Building tribes — All Mounds not the work of men —Altar Mounds — Objects found on the Altars — Altar Mounds possibly burial Mounds — Burial Mounds — Mounds not the only Cemeteries of these tribes — Terraced Mounds — Cahokia Mound — Historical notice of a group of Mounds — The Etowal group — Signal Mounds — Effigy Mounds — How they represented different animals — Explanation of the Effigy Mounds — Effigy Mounds in other localities — Inclosures of the Scioto Valley — At Newark, Ohio — At Marietta, Ohio — Graded Ways — Fortified Inclosures — Ft. Ancient, Ohio — Inclosures of Northern Ohio — Works of unknown import — Ancient Canals in Missouri —Implements and Weapons of Stone — Their knowledge of Copper — Ancient mini ng — Ornamental pipes — Their knowledge of pottery — Of Agriculture — Government and Religion — Hard to distinguish them from the Indians. Chapter 11.The Pueblo Country. Description of the Pueblo Country — Historical outline — Description of Zuñi — Definition of a Pueblo — Old Zuñi — Inscription Ro ck — Pueblo of Jemez — Historical notice of Pecos — Description of the Moqui tribes — The Estufa — Description of the San Juan country — Aztec Springs— In the Canyon of the McElmo — The Ruins on the Rio Mancos — On Hovenweep Creek — Description of a Cliff-house — Cliff Town — Cave Houses — Ruins on the San Juan — Cave Town — The Significance of Cliff-houses — Moqui tradit ions — Ruins in Northern New Mexico — Ruins in the Chaco Cañon — Pueblo Bonito — Ruins in South-western Arizona — The Rio Verde Valley — Casa Grande —Ruins on the Gila — Culture of the Pueblo Tribes — Their Pottery — Superio rity of the Ancient pottery — Conclusion. Chapter 12. The Prehistoric Americans. Different views on this Subject — Modern System of Government — Ancient System of Government — Tribal Government universal in North America — The Indians not Wandering Nomads — Indian houses Communal in character — Indian Methods of Defense — Mandan Villages — Indians sometimes erected Mounds — Probable Government of the Mound Builders — Traditions of the Mound Builders among the Iroquois — Among the Delawares — Probable fate of the Mound Builders — The Natchez Indians possibly a remnant of the Mound Builders — Their early Traditions — Lines of resemblance between the Pueblo Tribes and the Mound Builders — The origin of the Indians — America Inhabited by the Indians from a very early time — Classification of the Indian Tribes — Antiquity of the Indian Tribes. Chapter 13. The Nahua Tribes. Early Spanish discoveries in Mexico — The Nahua tribes defined — Climate of Mexico — The Valley of Anahuac — Ruins at Tezcuco — The Hill of Tezcocingo — Ruins at Teotihuacan — Ancient Tulla — Ruins in the Province of Querataro — Casa Grandes inChihuahua — Ancient remains in Sinaloa — Fortified Hill of Quemada — The P yramid of Cholula — Fortified Hill at Xochicalco — Its probable use — Ruinsat Monte Alban — Ancient remains at Mitla — Mr. Bandelier's investigations — Traditions in regard to Mitla — Ruins along the Panuco River — Ruins in Vera Cruz — Pyramid of Papantla — Tusapan — Character of Nahua Ruins. Chapter 14. The Maya Tribes. The geographical location of the Maya tribes — Description of Copan — Statue at Copan — Altar at Copan — Ruins at Quiriga — Patinamit — Utatlan — Description of Palenque — The Palace at Palenque — The Temple of the Three Inscriptions — Temple of the Beau-relief — Temple of the Cross — Temple of the Sun — Maler's Temple of the Cross — Significance ofthe Palenque crosses — Statue at Palenque — Other ruins in Tobasco and Chi apas — Ruins in Yucatan — Uxmal — The Governor's House — The Nunnery — Roomin Nunnery — The Sculptured Façades — Temple at Uxmal — Kabah — Zayi — Lab na — Labphak — Chichen-Itza — The Nunnery — The Castillo — The Gymnasium — M. Le Plongon's researches — The tradition of the Three Brothers — Chaac-Mal — Antiquity of Chichen-Itza. Chapter 15. The Culture of the Civilized Tribes. Different views on this question — Reasons for the same — Their architecture — Different styles of houses — The communal house — The teepan — Theteocalli — State of society indicated by this architecture — The gens amon g the Mexicans — The phratry among the Mexicans — The tribe — The powers and duties of the council — The head chiefs of the tribe — The duties of the "Chief-of-Men" — The mistake of the Spaniards — The Confederacy — The idea of property among the Mexicans — The ownership of land — Their laws — Enforcement of the laws — Outline of the growth of the Mexicans in power — Theirtribute system — How collected — Their system of trade — Slight knowledge of metallurgy — Religion — Quetzalcohuatl — Huitzilopochtli — Mexican priesthood — Human sacrifice — The system of Numeration — The calendar system — The Calendar Stone — Picture-writing — Landa Alphabet — Historical outline.Chapter 16. Ancient Peru. First knowledge of Peru — Expeditions of Pizarro — Geography of Peru — But a small part of it inhabitable — The tribes of a ncient Peru — How classified — Sources of our knowledge of Peru — Garcillaso De La Vega — Origin of Peruvian civilization — The Bolson of Cuzco — Historical outline — Their culture — Divided into phratries and gentes — Government — Efforts to unite the various tribes — Their system of colonies — Theroads of the Incas — The ruins of Chimu — The arts of the Chimu people — T he manufacture of Pottery — Excavation at Ancon — Ruins in the Huatica Valley — The construction of a Huaca — The ruins at Pachacamac — The Valley of the Canete — The Chincha Islands — Tiahuanuco — Carved gateway — The Islandof Titicaca — Chulpas — Aboriginal Cuzco — Temple of the Sun — The Fortres s — General remarks. Edges lightly worn, penned name, else very good. NOTE:Some extra shipping will be needed for this hefy volume. 120.00

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10 ALLEN, Oliver E. Time-Life Books : Seafarers Series Pacific Navigators, The. 2nd pr.
Time-Life, 1980, 
ALLEN, Oliver E. and the Editors of Time-Life Books. The Pacific Navigators. Alexandria, Virginia : Time-Life Books, (1980). Second Printing. Pp (5),[6]-176. Illustrated throughout. 4to, black imitation morocco with pictorialinlay on upper board. Map end-papers. In The Seafarers series. Vg. 18.00

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11 ALLEN, Oliver E. Time-Life Books : Seafarers Series Pacific Navigators. First Edition
Time-Life, Alexandria, Virginia, 1980, 
ALLEN, Oliver E. and the Editors of Time-Life Books. The Pacific Navigators. Alexandria, Virginia : Time-Life Books, (1980). First Printing. Pp (5),[6]-176. Illustrated throughout. 4to, black imitation morocco with pictorial inlay on upper board. Map end-papers. In The Seafarers series. Very good. 22.00

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12 AMUNDSEN, Roald Roald Amundsen's "North West Passage". UK. ed. 1 vol. only
Archibald Constable, 1908, 
AMUNDSEN, Roald. Roald Amundsen's "North West Passage". Being the record ofa voyage of exploration of the ship "Gjöa" 1903-1907 by Roald Amundsen wit h a supplement by First Lieutenant Hansen Vice-Commander of the Expedition;with about one hundred and thirty-nine illustrations and three maps. Vol. I. L.: Archibald Constable and Company, 1908. Pp 335, including port. frontis. with tissue guard. Illustrated with numerous photo reproductions to text, and [2] folding maps in pocket at rear; [1] leaf colour map to text. 8vo, bevelled, ribbed green cloth with gilt titles to spine and front with gilt dec. stamped in gilt with red and green lamps and compass on a rope border to front. Chapters : 1. Introduction; 2. Making for the Polar Sea; 3. In Virgin Water; 4. The First Winter; 5. Towards the Pole; 6. Summer; 7. The Second Winter; 8. The Inhabitants at the Magnetic North Pole. Very well illustrated, maps to rear in very good condition. Boards rubbed, some wear to edges, bumped, small tear to head of spine, a little slack, inner hinges starting, some foxing, ow vg. Vol. I. only. 500.00

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13 AMUNDSEN, Roald CHATER, A.G., trans. South Pole. Cdn in dj.
McClelland and Stewart, Toronto, 1976, ISBN:0771001304 
AMUNDSEN, Roald. The South Pole : An Account of the Norwegian Antarctic Expedition in the "Fram" 1910-1912. Translated from the Norwegian by A.G. Chater. (Toronto) : McClelland and Stewart Limited, (1976). Pp 392. Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth. See Spence 28. Facsimile of London 1912 edition. Vg in dj. 100.00

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14 ANDERSEN, R.R., J.K. CRELLIN, B. O'DWYER CRELLIN, J.K. O'DWYER, B. Healthways : Newfoundland Elders : Their Lifestyles and Values. pbk.
Creative Publishers, St. John's, NF, 1998, ISBN:1895387973 
ANDERSEN, R.R., J.K. CRELLIN, B. O'DWYER. Healthways : Newfoundland Elders : Their Lifestyles and Values . St. John's, NF: Creative Publishers, 1998. Pp. (3),iv-viii,1-176. 8vo, illustrated white card covers. "For many generations in Newfoundland professional medical treatment was not readily available -- it was the responsibility of the whole community, with knowledge of cures and prevention being passed on from the community elders. 'Healthways' began as an exploration of changing health carae beliefs and practices inNewfoundland during the first half of the twentieth century. The authors s ought to capture the changes through the voices of those who participated in them. One rason for the exploration was to look not only at the dramatic impact of changes in health care, but also in Newfoundland lifestyles. Their thought was that because of the chagnes Newfoundland's older and younger generations may well have very different values and understandings about living healthy lives." - from the rear cover. Contents: 1. Listening and understanding; 2. The way it was: lifestyles; 3. "You did what you're told": Looking after one's health; 4. "Strong tonics": coping with ill-health; 5. "At this time of my life": coping in old-age"; 6. Why Listen? Values and Healthways. Very good. 8.00

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15 ANDERSON, Romola and R.C. ANDERSON Sailing Ship
Norton, New York, 1963, 
ANDERSON, Romola and R.C. ANDERSON. The Sailing Ship : Six Thousand Years of History. NY: Norton, (1963). Pp. 211 + 16 p. of plates. 8vo, blue cloth. An examination of the history of the sailing ship, spanning from early Egyptian times to the emergence of steam-powered vessels. Minor edgewear, spinefaded, dampstain to bottom right of front board, bookplate, name, else vg. 18.00

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16 ANDREE, S.A. STEFANSSON, Vilhjalmur, intro. ADAMS-RAY, Edward, trans. Viking Explorer Books series) Andree's Story : The Complete Record of His Polar Flight, 1897. pbk.
Viking Press, New York, 1960, 
ANDRÉE, S.A. Andrée's Story : The Complete Record of His Polar Flight, 1897. From the diaries and journals of S.A. Andrée, Nils Strindberg, and K. Fraenkel, found on White Island in the summer of 1930, and edited by the Swedish Society for Anthropology and Geography. Translated from the Swedish by Edward Adams-Ray. [Introduction by Vilhjalmur Stefansson]. New York: The Viking Press, (1960). Pp. [i]-x,[1]-246, + 16 p. of plates. 8vo, illustrated card covers with blue spine. A volume in the Viking Explorer Books series. Achronicle of the fateful balloon voyage by the three Swedish aeronauts six years prior to the flight of the Wright Brothers, gleamed largely from the diaries found near where the succumbed to the harsh Arctic climate. Acquis ition note inked to flyleaf, else very good. 10.00

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Trade, Plunder and Settlement : Maritime Enterprise and the Genesis of the British Empire.  First Edition Hardcover in dustjacket., ANDREWS, Kenneth R.
17 ANDREWS, Kenneth R. Trade, Plunder and Settlement : Maritime Enterprise and the Genesis of the British Empire. First Edition Hardcover in dustjacket.
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 1984, ISBN:0521257603 1984 0521257603 / 9780521257602 
ANDREWS, Kenneth R. Trade, Plunder and Settlement : Maritime Enterprise andthe Genesis of the British Empire 1480-1630. Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, (1984). First Printing. Pp. (6),v-ix,(1),1-394,(10). 8vo, black cloth with gilt lettering to spine.

"Not since 1945 has a general account of the origins of the British Empire been published, as if the demise of the empire freed us from our imperial past and historians from any obligation to digest it. Of course, it has done nothing of the kind, but it does enable the historian today to approach that past in a more critical spirit and to attempt a deeper and more detached analysis than could have been expected a generation ago. The purpose of this work is therefore not merely to reco unt but to explain the course of English overseas expansion and the beginning of the overseas empire; a prolonged pregnancy, culminating in a difficult birth and sickly infancy.

The introductory essay discusses the forces and motives involved in the expansion movement, which is seen as being part of a wider European movement and derivative in many ways from it. The author considers the attitude and conduct of the Tudors and early Stuarts towards this fundamentally commercial movement and examines the nature and importance of sea power, the contribution of different social groups, and the relevance of religious and economic ideals as well as nationalistic sentiment.These various themes are taken up again in the narrative chapters which follow, dealing with the enterprises of exploration, trade, plunder and colonisation successively through from the early Bristol quest for 'Brasil' to the diverse ventures of the 1620s. The last chapter comments on the itneraction of trade, plunder and settlement and the wave-like chronological pattern of the English advance to oceanic empire." - from the dustjacket.

With many Newfoundland references, particularly in chapters 9 and 14.

1.Early Ventures, 1480-1550;
2. The Northeast;
3. From Muscovy to Persia;
4. The Levant;
5. Western Africa;
6. The Caribbean;
7. Beyond the Equinoctial ;
8. Northwest with Frobisher and Davis;
9. Gilbert's Ventures;
10. Roanoke;
11. The Sea-War, 1585-1603;
12. The East India Company;
13. The West Indies, 1585-1630;
14. North America, 1591-1630;
15. North and Northwest, 1602-32;
16. Reflections.

Very good in price-clipped, lightly edge-browned dustjacket. 125.00

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18 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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19 ANDRIST, Ralph K. Cassell Caravel Book) DUFEK, George J. (in consultation with) Heroes of Polar Exploration
Cassell, London, 1963, 
ANDRIST, Ralph K. Heroes of Polar Exploration . By the editors of Horizon Magazine; author, Ralph K. Andrist, in consultation with Rear Admiral GeorgeJ. Dufek. L.: Cassell, 1963. Pp. [2],7-152. Illustrated. Large 8vo, illust rated dark cloth boards with white spine. #2 in the Cassell Caravel Book series. Contents: 1. At the Ends of the Earth, 2. Arctic Routes to Riches, 3.Tragedy in the Arctic, 4. The Top of the World, 5. Mystery of the Southern Continent, 6. The Race to the South Pole, 7. Voyage of the Endurance, 8. P ole Hopping in the Age of Flight, 9. Over and Under the Polar Ice. Vg. 15.00

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20 Another Traveller" STANLEY, Henry M.) Henry M. Stanley's Book In Darkest Africa Criticised, and its Fictions and Misrepresentations Exposed
Another Traveller. Henry M. Stanley's Book "In Darkest Africa" Criticised, and its Fictions and Misrepresentations Exposed : How Emin Pasha was reguiled ; Cause and Result of the Soudan War. [Halifax: S.n., ca. early 1890s]. Pp. 30 + 2 p. of ads. 8vo, printed green decorated wraps. A slim volume critical of the legitimacy and validity of African explorer Henry M. Stanley's recent publication, "In Darkest Africa". The anonymous author of this Nova Scotia-produced critical review of Stanley's work accuses Stanley of being a "man of sin", and "loiter[ing] about trading with the natives; catching dwarfs; and photographing himself with pigmies". The author accuses Stanley's account as being inauthentic, pointing to "bogus Stanley books" loaded with various fallacies being pushed and published by a man who is now the agent for "In Darkest Africa" in the Maritime Provinces. The author claims that "by reading this little pamphlet the reader will doubtless see that 'In Darkest Africa' is an imposture; and will save the price of Stanley's book; which is: In Cloth Binding $7.50; In Library $9.00; Half Morocco $11.00; Full Morocco $15.00." (All quotes from the preface.) Includes three ads at rear for Nova Scotia-based businesses. Covers slightly browned at edges, a few small chips, red stain to rear at spine and bottom left corner, three inch split up tail of spine, else vg. 150.00

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