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1 (BROUGHAM, Henry NEW, Chester W. Life of Henry Brougham to 1830. 1st UK in dj
Clarendon Press, Oxford , 1961, 
(BROUGHAM, Henry). NEW, Chester W. The Life of Henry Brougham to 1830. Oxford : At the Clarendon Press, 1961. First Edition. Pp [i]-xi,(1),[1]-458,(2), frontis portrsit. Index. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Contents : 1. Childhood and Youth. 2. Barrister without Remuneration: the founding of the Edinburgh Review. 3. Crusading against the Slave Trade. 4. Whig orTory? 1804-7: Attack on the Orders in Council, 1808. 5. Rousing Byron: The Quarterly Review: Parliament at Last. 6. Repealing the Orders in Council: The Liverpool Election. 7. Adviser to the Princess of Wales. 8. The Two Princesses. 9. The Cause of the Slaves, 1807-20. 10. Political and Personal, 1812-15. 11. Political and Personal, 1816-19. 12. Schools for All, 1810-19. 13. The Queen's Trial. 14. Political and Personal, 1821-5. 15. Fighting to Free the Slaves, 1822-9. 16. Political and Personal, 1826-9. 17. The March of the Mind: Mechanics' Institutes. 18. Lord Rector of Glasgow: Society forthe Diffusion of Useful Knowledge: The Schoolmaster is Abroad. 19. Launchi ng London University, I. 20. Launching London University, II. 21. Law Reform Speech of 1828. 22. The Year 1730. Henry Peter Brougham, 1st Baron Brougham and Vaux (1778 - 1868) was a British statesman who became Lord Chancellor of the United Kingdom. George Parkin Grant (1918-1988) was a Canadian philosopher, teacher and political commentator, whose popular appeal peaked inthe late 1960s and 1970s. He is best known for his nationalism, political conservatism, comments on technology, pacifism, Christian faith, and conservative views regarding abortion and is credited as one of Canada's most original thinkers. Grant was a faculty member at Dalhousie University, Halifax, N.S., twice (1947-1960, 1980-1988). Very good in lightly nicked and browned, price-clipped dustjacket.. Ex-libris George P. Grant (without indication, but acquired from his estate). 50.00

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2 (BUDGELL, Leonard) RADMORE, Claudia Coutu (ed.). Arctic Twilight : Leonard Budgell and Canada's Changing North
Blue Butterfly Books, Toronto, 2009, ISBN:9780978160012 
(BUDGELL, Leonard). RADMORE, Claudia Coutu (ed.). Arctic Twilight : LeonardBudgell and Canada's Changing North. Edited and with an Introduction by Cl audia Coutu Radmore. (Toronto) : Blue Butterfly Books, (2009). First Edition. Pp (10),[1]-469,(1),+ 32 pp plates. Map. Index. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to front board and spine. “In Arctic Twilight, Leonard Budgell chronicles a traditional way of life that was changing forever, through an outpouring of remarkable letters to a much younger friend, Claudia Coutu Radmore. His pen memorably portrays everything from dancing northern lights and the nesting practices of primal birds to astonishing human adventures and predicaments. Now edited and organized by Claudia, this unique memoir sees the light of day for the first time.” - from the dj. Corners bumped, faint stain to bottom edge, else very good in dustjacket. 22.00

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3 (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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4 (DURAS, Marguerite WILLIS, Sharon. Marguerite Duras : Writing on the Body.
University of Illinois Press, Urbana and Chicago, 1987, ISBN:0252013352 
(DURAS, Marguerite). WILLIS, Sharon. Marguerite Duras : Writing on the Body. Urbana and Chicago : University of Illinois Press, (1987). First Printing. Pp [i]-viii,1-191,(1). Index. 8vo, grey cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Contents : Introduction. 1. Preliminary Mappings. 2. Hiroshima mon amour: Screen Memories. 3. Le Ravissement de Lol V. Stein: Something for Nothing. 4.Le Vice-consul and L'Amour: A Word in Default. 5. Writing on the Body. Ver y good in dustjacket. 20.00

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5 (KELLY, Gene, Autograph THOMAS, Tony. ASTAIRE, Fred, foreword Films of Gene Kelly : Song and Dance Man. With a tipped-in signature of Gene Kelly
Citadel Press, Secaucus, N.J., 1974, ISBN:0806504005 
(KELLY, Gene, Autograph). THOMAS, Tony. The Films of Gene Kelly : Song and Dance Man. Foreword by Fred Astaire. Secaucus, N.J.: The Citadel Press, (1974). First Edition. Pp (12),1-243,(1). Ilustrated. Double Column. 4to, black cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Bottom edge of front flap of dustjacket stuck to inside front board, else good to very good in edgeworn and chipped dustjacket (with small piece missing from centre of front panel). With a tipped-in signature of Gene Kelly to title page. [AMColl] 125.00

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6 (SHAKESPEARE, William). SCHWARTZ, Murray M. and Cappélia KAHN (eds.). Representing Shakespeare : New Psychoanalytic Essays.
Johns Hopkins University Press,, Baltimore and London , 1989, ISBN:0801823021 
(SHAKESPEARE, William). SCHWARTZ, Murray M. and Cappélia KAHN (eds.). Representing Shakespeare : New Psychoanalytic Essays. Baltimore and London : TheJohns Hopkins University Press, (1989). First Edition. Pp [i]-xxi,(3),1-29 6. Index. 8vo, maroon cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Very good in dustjacket. 45.00

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Comic History of Rome , A BECKETT, Gilbert Abbott LEECH, John
7 A BECKETT, Gilbert Abbott LEECH, John Comic History of Rome
Bradbury, Agnew, & Co., 0, 
à BECKETT, Gilbert Abbott. The Comic History of Rome. Illustrated by John Leech. [L.] : Bradbury, Agnew, & Co., 10, Bouverie Street, n.d. Pp (2),[v]-xii,[1]-308,(2),+ engraved title page + 10 hand-coloured full-page plates. Also, many text illustrations. 8vo, red half-leather, raised bands, gilt compartments, marbled boards, edges and endpapers. Light edgewear, some foxingto first and last few leaves, else a very good, tight copy. 350.00

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8 A.B.A. Annual) Books and the Man. in dj
Wm. Dawson & Sons Ltd, London, 1953, 
(A.B.A. Annual). Books and the Man. Antiquarian Booksellers' Association Annual. London : Wm. Dawson & Sons Ltd, 1953. Pp 76 + 5 pp. photos. + 19 pp. ads. 8vo, rust cloth. Contents : "Sir Thomas Phillips" by A.N.L. Munby; "Gibbon : The Unprofitable Undergraduate" by John F. Fulton; "Modern First Editions" by A. Miller; The Lincolne Nosegay Books" by William A. Jackson; "Dr. Johnson and the Book Trade" by Alan G. Thomas; " The Restoration of the Chichester Antiphonal" by Albert F. Seth; " Watermarks as a Guide to the Dating of Bindings" by Charles Ramsden; " Notes on Advertising in Early Newspapers and Periodicals" by Richmond P. Bond; "Old Flower Books : A Bookseller's View" by Handasyde Buchanan; " Williasm Creech" by Ian R. Grant. Bookplate, smudge to ffep, else vg in slightly rubbed, edgeworn dj. 40.00

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9 AALDERS, Lewis E. Dynamics of Living : Some Proposed Guidelines for Responsible Human Development. 1st pr.
The author, Kentville, NS, 1993, 
AALDERS, Lewis E. Dynamics of Living : Some Proposed Guidelines for Responsible Human Development . (Kentville, NS: The author, 1993). First Printing.Pp. (2),1-31,(1). 8vo, stapled printed green card covers. Vg. 6.00

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10 AALTIO, Maija-Hellikki Finnish for Foreigners, 2. pbk.
Hellingissa Kustannusosakeyhtio Otava, Keuruu, 1987, ISBN:9511093282 
AALTIO, Maija-Hellikki. Finnish for Foreigners, 2 . (Keuruu): Hellingissa Kustannusosakeyhtio Otava, (1987). First Printing. Pp. (6),5-215,(11). Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated card cvovers with black spine. Vg. 45.00

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11 ABBATE, Carolyn, and Roger PARKER (eds.) PARKER, Roger VERDI, Giuseppe WAGNER, Richard Analyzing Opera : Verdi and Wagner. 1st pr in dj
University of California Press, Berkeley, Los Angeles, London, 1989, ISBN:0520061578 
ABBATE, Carolyn, and Roger PARKER (eds.). Analyzing Opera : Verdi and Wagner. Berkeley, Los Angeles, London : University of California Press, (1989). First Printing. Pp (6),vii-ix,(1),1-304,(4). Illustrated. Index. Large 8vo,maroon cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Contents : Introduction: On Analyzi ng Opera (by Carolyn Abbate and Roger Parker). Part I - Sources and Interpretations. 1. The Composition of Ernani (by Philip Gossett). 2. Through the Looking Glass: Some Remarks on the First Complete Draft of Lohengrin (by John Deathridge). 3. Opera as Symphony, a Wagnerian Myth (by Carolyn Abbate).4. Verdi's Composition of Otello: The Act II Quartet (by James A. Hepokosk i). Part 2 - Motive and Harmony. 5. Verdi's Groundswells: Surveying an Operatic Convention (by Joseph Kerman and Thomas S. Grey). 6. Isolde's Narrative: FromHauptmotiv to Tonal Model (by Matthew Brown). 7. Ritornello Ritomato: A Variety of Wagnerian Refrain Form (by Anthony Newcomb). 8. Motives and Recurring Themes in Aida (by Roger Parker). Part 3 - Tonality and Structure. 9. The Tonality of Rigoletto (by Martin Chusid). 10. Tonal Systems mAida,Act III (by David Lawton). 11. Schenker and the Norns (by Patrick McCreles s). Very good in dustjacket. 50.00

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12 ABBEY THEATRE] Macnamara, Brinsley, commentary Abbey Plays. in dj
Sign of the Three Candles, 0, 
(ABBEY THEATRE). Abbey Plays 1899-1948 including the productions of the Irish Literary Theatre. With a Commentary by Brinsley Macnamara and an Index of Playwrights. Dublin: Printed & Pub. at the Sign of the Three Candles, n.d. Pp 84. Sm 8vo, printed card covers, with printed dustjacket. A list of first nights. Vg in dj (a few tiny tears). 40.00

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13 ABBOT, Willis J. Panama And the Canal In Picture and Prose
Syndicate Publishing Company, 1914, 
ABBOT, Willis J. Panama and the Canal In Picture and Prose : A complete story of Panama, as well as the history, purpose and promise of its world-famous canal - the most gigantic engineering undertaking since the dawn of time. Approved by leading officials connected with the great enterprise. Water-colors by E.J. Read and Gordon Grant. Profusely illustrated by over 600 unique and attractive photographs taken expressly fot this book by our special staff. N.Y.: Syndicate Publishing Company, 1914. Pp 414. 4to, red cloth. First appeared the previous year. Rear inner hinge repaired with cloth tape, else vg. 80.00

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14 ABBOTT, Jack China and the English: or the Character and Manners of the Chinese. As Illustrated in the History of Their Intercourse with Foreigners.
Leavitt, Lord, & Co / Crocker & Brewster, New York / Boston, 1835, 
[ABBOTT, Jack]. China and the English: or the Character and Manners of the Chinese. As Illustrated in the History of Their Intercourse with Foreigners. Written for Abbott's Fireside Series. New York : Published by Leavitt, Lord, & Co., 132 Broadway / Boston : Crocker & Brewster, 1835. First Edition.Pp [1]-264. 12mo, blue pressed cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Contents : I. Marco Polo. II. Canton. III. Difficulties. IV. The English Embassy. V. The English Embassy – Continued. VI. Introduction of the Bible. Damage to corner of pp. 181-184 affecting a dew words, spine ends worn, corners bumped,cloth rubbed and smudged, pencil marks and name to endpapers, some foxing, else good. 125.00

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Special Effects.  1st pr in dj. , ABBOTT, L.B
15 ABBOTT, L.B Special Effects. 1st pr in dj.
ASC Press, 1984, 
ABBOTT, L.B. Special Effects : Wire, Tape and Rubber Band Style. Hollywood: The ASC Press, (1984). First Printing. Pp 241, double column. 4to, green cloth. A classic (and increasingly hard to find) introduction to the techniques of film special effects, in the form of a filmography of the man whose credits include The Day the Earth Stood Still and Towering Inferno. More to the point, Abbott also did the marine special effects on Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea, Tora! Tora! Tora!, and The Poseidon Adventure, all of which are treated at length with many photos of the production. Vg in dj. 450.00

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16 ABBOTT, Maude E. History of Medicine in the Province of Quebec
Macmillan Company , Toronto, 1931, 
ABBOTT, Maude E. History of Medicine in the Province of Quebec. Toronto : The Macmillan Company of Canada Limited, 1931. Pp (4),7-97,(1), folding frontispiece + 22 pp plates. Index. 8vo, blue cloth, black lettering to front board and spine. Roland, Secondary Sources in the History of Canadian Medicine: A Bibliography, Volume 1, p.117, Watters p.859, Rhodenizer p.580. Reprinted, with additions, from The Storied Province of Quebec. Dr Maude Elizabeth Seymour Abbott (b. March 18, 1869, St. Andrew's, Quebec - d. September 2, 1940, Montreal), physician, surgeon, pathologist, historian.. Contents : Introduction; Era of Primitive Medicine; Scurvy among the First Settlers (1535-1608); French Medicine in the Seventeenth Century; Pioneer Physicians to the time of Michel Sarrazin (1608-1685); Rise of the Early French Hospitals (1639-1697); Michel Sarrazin and other Pioneer Physicians to the year 1760; Medical Legislation under the French Regime; French Practitioners during the early Years of British Rule (1760-1800); Contemporary Physicians of British or Foreign Origin; Inoculation and Vaccination; The Licensing Act of1788; Pioneer Physicians and Medical Activities in the early Nineteenth Ce ntury; Origin of the Montreal General Hospital; Rise of the Montreal Medical Institution and the Medical Faculty of McGill University; The Great Epidemics and Development of Quarantine Regulations in Canada; Establishment of the Medical Facilities of Laval University, Quebec, and of the Université de Montréal; Rival Medical Schools in Montreal: The St. Lawrence School Medicine, The Medical Faculty of Bishop's College; Origin and Development of Medical Journalism and Societies; Medical Licentiation Since the Act of 1788;Introduction of Anaesthesia; Dr. James Barry; History of the Care of the I nsane; The Canadian National Committee for Mental Hygiene; Quebec HospitalsToday; History of the Montreal Morgue; Outstanding Names in the Later Nine teenth Century; Modern Progressive Movements. Gift inscription, else very good. 50.00

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17 ABBOTT, Roland W. Brief History of The Offer Wadham Island, Newfoundland : The Million DollarRock, with some notes on The Wadham Islands, Copper Island, Duck Island, W hite Island, Peckford's Island, Coleman Island, James Island. First Printing
Creative Publishers, St. John's, 1994, ISBN:1895387477 
ABBOTT, Roland W. A Brief History of The Offer Wadham Island, Newfoundland : The Million Dollar Rock, with some notes on The Wadham Islands, Copper Island, Duck Island, White Island, Peckford's Island, Coleman Island, James Island. St. John's : Creative Publishers, 1994. First Printing. Pp (3),iv-xx,1-62,(2). Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated turquoise card covers. Contents : Dedication; Map of Nfld. Seven Wadham Islands; Offer Wadham Island Sketch; Notes for Six Wadham Islands; Preface By R.W.Abbott; An Acknowledgement; Brief History "Offer Wadham"; The Name "Wadham"; Location; Physical Physical Geography; Tickles or Harbours; Purpose of Inhabiting Island; Lighthouse; Keepers and Assistants; Building and Developing; Dwelling Houses; Slipways; Large Boats Schooners; The Cod Fishing Season; The Day (Jut Fishing; Liver Factory; Shops or Retail Business; Post Office Communication; Observance ofThe Lord's Day; The Wadham's Bible History; Social Lite on the Island; Pop ulation Increase and Decrease; Deaths; Land Owners—Grants; Conclusions. Appendix : WadhamSong; Sources of Information; Words, Terminology, Definitions; Stories; Author: Biography. Very good. 50.00

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18 ABBOTT, Stan. HAMMILL, Harry. WILKINSON, Barry. To Kill a Railway. 1st impression, presentation copy ill. card covers
Leading Edge Press and Publishing, 1986, ISBN:0948135018 
ABBOTT, Stan. To Kill a Railway : The run-down of the Settle-Carlisle line; the endeavours of 22,265 people and a dog to prevent its closure and the relevance of it all to transport policy in Britain. Cover graphics by Harry Hammill. Picture by Barry Wilkinson/Picture House. (Hawes, North Yorkshire): Leading Edge Press and Publishing, (1986). First Impression. Pp 161. Illustrated with photos, diagrams, cartoons, and maps to text. 8vo, illustrated card covers with erratum slip laid in. "The Settle to Carlisle railway from its birth has achieved the seemingly impossible - in engineering and scenic terms it is one of Britain's wonders And now, under the threat of death, the line is awakening anew spirit. [...]. The campaign to save the line has reached every part of the Kingdom, and a wide-ranging coalition, bringing together local authorities, consumer groups and political parties, has resulted." -from the foreword. Presentation copy signed by the author. Covers rubbed, lovingly thumbed, ow vg. 25.00

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19 ABDESSEMED, Adel) MICHAUD, Philippe-Alain Adel Abdessemed : Je suis innocent
Steidl / Centre Pompidou, Gottingen, Germany / Paris, 2012, ISBN:9783869305417 
(ABDESSEMED, Adel). Adel Abdessemed : Je suis innocent. Organized by Philippe-Alain Michaud. Published on the occasion of the exhibition presented at the Centre Pompidou, Galerie Sud, from October 3, 2012 to January 7, 2013. from October 3, 2012 to January 7, 2013. (Gottingen, Germany) : Steidl / (Paris) : Centre Pompidou, (2012). First Edition. Pp (6),7-247,(1). Illustrated. 4to, illustrated white paper covered boards, black lettering to front board and spine. Adel Abdessemed, (born 1971 in Constantine, Algeria) is a conceptual artist who lives and works in Paris, France. Contents : Alfred Vacquement's "Foreword"; Works in the Exhibition; List of Works in the Exhibition; Philippe-Aiam Michaud's "Reality"; Emmanuel Alloa's " Portrait of theArtist as a Pagan"; Hanm's "To Live Dangerously"; 'Pamela M. Lee's "Animal Feeling"; Tom McDonough's "Zero Tolerance"; Patricia Falguieres's "State o f Exception"; Selected Solo and Group Exhibitions; Selected Bibliography. ADDITIONAL SHIPPING CHARGES WILL BE REQUIRED TO ORDERS OUTSIDE CANADA DUE TOITS WEIGHT. Very good. 35.00

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20 ABDULLAH, Achmed Black Tents. 1st US no dj
Horace Liveright, 1930, 
ABDULLAH, Achmed. Black Tents. NY: Horace Liveright, 1930. First US Edition. Pp. 218. 8vo, black cloth, blue title block with gilt lettering to front and spine. "Achmed Abdullah (1881-1945), a pseudonym of Alexander Nicholayevitch Romanoff, was a Russian-born writer. He is most noted for his pulp stories of crime, mystery and adventure. He wrote screenplays for some successful films." - Wikipedia. Small waterstain to top edge, spine sunned to brown, cloth lightly rubbed with some small white specks, previous owner's name inked to front paste-down, else vg. 40.00

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