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1 ABCA ABCA Coalition Operations Handbook, 11 April 2005.
ABCA Program Office, Rosslyn, VA , 2005, 
(ABCA). ABCA Coalition Operations Handbook, 11 April 2005. (Rosslyn, VA : The ABCA Program Office, 2005). Various paginations (totaling 290). 8vo, white card covers. “The American-British-Canadian-Australian (ABCA) Program isnot an alliance nor has an ABCA force ever been employed under the program . However, the ABCA nations have served together in ad hoc coalitions on several occasions to pursue common objectives. […] The COH [Coalition Operations Handbook] is designed to assist the ABCA nations in serving together inany coalitions, assist ABCA nations when they serve in a coalition with ot her countries, and to assist other countries serving in a coalition.” - from the Preface. Wrinkling to back cover at spine, else very good. 40.00

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2 ADAMS, John D. Arts-Crafts Lamps
Popular Mechanics Co., Chicago, 1911, 
ADAMS, John D. Arts-Crafts Lamps. Popular Mechanics Handbook. Chicago : Popular Mechanics Co., (1911). Pp (5),6-87,(1),(5,ads),(3). Illustrated. 8vo, green cloth, gilt lettering to front board and spine, white lamp sketch to front board. Includes includes photographs and sketches/plans for building various types of lamps. Contents : Introduction. 1. One-Light Portable Lamp. 2. Two-Light Portable Lamp. 3. Four-Light Chandelier. 4. Dining-Room Dome. 5. Reading Lamp. 6. Parlor or Den Lantern. 7. Lantern. 8. One-Light Portable. 9. Shade for Drop Light. 10. Four-Light, Chain-Hung Chandelier. 11. One-Light Bracket. 12. Piano Lamp. 13. Wall Lamp . 14. Newel Post Lamp. 15. Electric Candle Sconce. 16. One-Light Bracket. Covers warped, spine gilt rubbed off, edgeworn, spotting to cloth, front inner hinge cracked, else good.35.00

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3 AKINER, Shirin Islamic Peoples of the Soviet Union (with an Appendix on the non-Muslim Turkic peoples of the Soviet Union) : An historical and statistical handbook. Second Edition in dustjacket
KPI, London, New York, Sydney and Melbourne , 1986, ISBN:071030188X 
AKINER, Shirin. Islamic Peoples of the Soviet Union (with an Appendix on the non-Muslim Turkic peoples of the Soviet Union) : An historical and statistical handbook. Second Edition. London, New York, Sydney and Melbourne : KPI, (1986). Pp (6),vii-xiii,(1),1-462,(4). Map. Index. 8vo, blue cloth, giltlettering to spine. "This is a newly revised and totally updated edition o f what has now come to be seen as the unique and pioneering reference work on the Islamic peoples of the Soviet Union." (from the dj). Contents : Preface; Preface to the Second Edition. 1. Introduction. 2. General information: - The Soviet Union; - Structure; Citizenship and Nationality; Economic S tatus; Education; Language; Religion; Composition and Distribution of Peoples; General Statistics; - Explanatory notes; - Transliteration; - Abbreviations; - Glossary. 3. European USSR and Siberia : - Tartars (Volga); - Chuvash; - Bashkirs; - Byelorussian and Lithuanian Tatars; - Crimean Tatars; - Siberian Tatars (Baraba, Chulym, Tara, etc.); - Bukharans of Siberia; - Kundurs; - Mishars/Meshcherjaks; - Nagaibaks; - Teptjars; - Miscellaneous (Maris, Mordvinians, Udmurts, Besermen, etc.). 4. Transcaucasia and Northern Caucasus : - Azerbadzhanis; - Peoples of Daghestan, including - Avars; - Lezghis / Lezghians; - Darghins / Darghis; - Kumyks; - Laks; - Tabasarans; - Nogais; - Rutuls / Rutulis; - Tsakhurs / Tsakhuris; - Aguls / Agulis; - Chechen; - Ossetians . Ossetes; - Kabarddians / Kabardinians; - Ingush; - Karachais; - Kurds; - Adygeis; - Abkhazians; - Balkars; - Cherkess / Circassians; - Abazins; - Tats; - Adzhars; - Airums/Airyms; - Akhvakhs; - Andis/Andiis; - Archins; - Bagulals; - Botlikhs; - Budukhs; - Chamals; - Didois / Tsezes;- Godoberins; - Inghiloys; - Kaitaks; - Kapuchins / Bezhetins; - Karapapak hs; - Karatais / Karatinsix; - Khemshins / Khemshils; - Khinalugs; - Khunzals / Gunzibs; - Khvarshins; - Kryzes / Dzheks; - Kubachis; - Lazes; - Meskhetian Turks; - Persians; - Shahsevens; - Talysh; - Tindis; - Truchmen; - Miscellaneous. 5. Central Asia and Kazakhstan : - Uzbeks; - Kazakhs; - Tadzhiks; - Turkmen / Turcomans; - Kirghiz; - Karakalpaks; - Uighurs; - Dungans; - Persians / Iranis; - Baluchis; - Afghans; - Arabs; - Chalas; - Dzhamshids(Jamshids); - Gypsies of Central Asia; - Hazaras and Barbaris; - Kashgarly ks; Kipchaks; - Kuramas; - Pamiris / Galchahs/Mountain Tadzhiks (Shugnis, etc.); - Sart Kalmyks; - Taranchis; - Turks of Ferghana and Samarkand; - Ottoman Turks; - Yagnobis. Appendix: Non-Muslim Turkic peoples of the Soviet Union : - Yakuts; - Gagauz; - Tuvinians; - Khakass; - Altais/Oirots; - Shors; - Dolgans; - Karaims / Karaites; - Tofas / Karagas; - Kamasins; - Krjashens; - Krymchaks / Krimchaks; - Kumandins; - Telengits; - Teleuts; - Tubas; - Urums, Mariupol’ Greeks. Top edge spotted, else very good in slightly nicked dustjacket. 50.00

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4 ALI, Salim and S. Dillon RIPLEY RIPLEY, S. Dillon Handbook of the Birds of India and Pakistan : Volume One : Divers to Hawks.in dj.
Oxford University Press, Bombay, 1968, 
ALI, Salim and S. Dillon RIPLEY. Handbook of the Birds of India and Pakistan : Volume One : Divers to Hawks . Together with those of Nepal, Sikkim, Bhutan and Ceylon. Bombay: Oxford University Press, 1968. Pp. (2),[i]-lviii,1-380, + 18 p. of colour plates and one double-leaf colour map. Also includes textual illustrations. Illustrated. Large 8vo, blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. The first of a ten-volume set detailing the birds of the Indian subcontinent. Vg in nicked, price-clipped dj. Vol 1 only. 50.00

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5 AMAV Industries, Ltd.). Hat Full of Magic : 45 Amazing Acts of Illusion.
AMAV Industries Ltd., LaSalle, QC, 1987, 
(AMAV Industries, Ltd.). Hat Full of Magic : 45 Amazing Acts of Illusion. (LaSalle, QC : AMAV Industries Ltd., 1987). Pp. (1),1-39, including covers. Illustrated with 118 figures. 8vo, stapled self wraps. Includes: Card Tricks: Tree of Diamonds, The Magic Spell, Easy ESP, The Shrinking Card, Demon Dots, The Six Card Stumper, Watch It, The Great Escape, Arithmetic Magic, and The Wrong Cards; Balloon Tricks: The Unpopable Balloon, Pin Penetration, and Enchanted Air; Rope Tricks: The Rajah's Rope, Knot Impossible, The Lucky Break, Easy Come Easy Go, The Spooky Loop, The Bow Tie, Cariation, and Twist of Fate; Cup Tricks: Wandering Water, and Bottoms Up; Wand Tricks: Mystic Stick, Mind Over Matter, The Eerie Ring, The Floating Wand, The Sticky Stick, Electric Wander, and Magicians Only; And More: The Coin Pierce, Imaginary Money Machine, The Water Wizard; As well as 2 suggested magic show routines, and 10 super tricks from Magic with Everyday Objects. Small spot to rear cover, else very good. Due to its small size, shipping charges should be cheaper than quoted. 20.00

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6 American Iron and Steel Institute) Handbook of Steel Drainage & Highway Construction Products. Fourth Printingof Second Canadian Edition
Corrugated Steel Pipe Institute / American Iron and Steel Institute, Cambridge, Ontario / Washington, DC, 2010, 
(American Iron and Steel Institute). Handbook of Steel Drainage & Highway Construction Products. Cambridge, Ontario : Corrugated Steel Pipe Institute / Washington, DC : American Iron and Steel Institute, December 2010. FourthPrinting of Second Canadian Edition. Pp(2),[i]-viii,1-470. Illustrated. In dex. 8vo, illustrated green paper covered boards (hardcover), lettered in green, white and orange. Chapters : 1. Applications. 2. Product Details & Fabrication. 3. Hydrology. 4. Hydraulics. 5. Culvert Location. 6. Structural Design. 7. Installation and ConstructionProcedures. 8. Durability. 9. ValueEngineering and Least Cost Analysis. 10. Inspection, Maintenance and Rehab iltation. 11. Tunnel Liner Plate. 12. Guiderails. 13. Retaining Walls. 14. Sheet Steel Piling. ADDITIONAL SHIPPING CHARGES WILL BE REQUIRED FOR ORDERSOUTSIDE CANADA DUE TO ITS WEIGHT. Very good. With Water Management Solutio ns Plus booklet and DVD laid in. 50.00

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7 American National Red Cross Canoeing.
Doubleday & Company, Inc, Garden City, N.Y, 1977, 
(American National Red Cross). Canoeing. Prepared by The American National Red Cross. With 367 Illustrations. First Printing 1977. Garden City, N.Y.: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1977. Pp [1]-453,(4). Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated black and white card covers. Cassell 033. Slightly rubbed and browned, else very good. 15.00

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8 ANDERSON, R.C. Seventeenth-Century Rigging : A Handbook for Model-Makers.
Model & Allied Publications Ltd, Hemel-Hempstead, Herts , 1969, 
ANDERSON, R.C. Seventeenth-Century Rigging : A Handbook for Model-Makers. Hemel-Hempstead, Herts : Model & Allied Publications Ltd, (1969). Pp (10),[xi]-xii,[1]-146 + frontispiece + 22 p of fldg plans + 4 p of plates. 8vo, illustrated card covers, blue spine. "This description of 17th-century rigging is almost entirely a repetition of that given in my previous book on the subject, The Rigging of Ships in the Days of the Spritsail Topmast 1600-1720, published in 1927 [...]." - preface. Contents: 1. The Lower Masts and Bowsprit; 2. Trestle-trees, Cross-trees, Tops and Caps; 3. Topmasts, Topgallants and Flagstaffs; 4. Yards and Stunsail Booms; 5. Fittings on the Hull; 6. Standing Rigging; 7. Running Rigging of the Foresail and Mainsail; 8. Running Rigging of the Topsails and Topgallants; 9. Running Rigging of the Bowsprit; 10. Running Rigging of the Mizzen; 11. Staysail and Stunsail Gear; 12. Sails. Name, else very good. 25.00

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9 ANDREWS, Judy and Jim. Family Boating : A Guide to Successful Family Cruising
Hollis & Carter, London , 1982, ISBN:037030473X 
ANDREWS, Judy and Jim. Family Boating : A Guide to Successful Family Cruising. Illustrations by Jim Andrews. London : Hollis & Carter, (1982). First Edition. Pp [1]-159,(1),+ 4 pp plates. Index. 8vo, illustrated blue and red card covers. Toy 1792. “There is no need for yachting enthusiasts to sell their boat when they marry and start a family: going afloat with children, even with babies, is no problem, as Judy and Jim Andrews demonstrate. Drawing on many years' experience as cruising yachtsmen with three children to raise, the authors have written an excellent practical handbook for parents which takes most of the 'aggro' out of cruising and day-sailing with small fry. Here is a book full of tried and tested tips on simple modifications tothe boat, on items to have on board, on meals and sleep, on cruise plannin g, on safe practices without undue restrictions: it shows, above all, how to generate an atmosphere on board which allows everyone, young and old, to get the best out of the trip.” - from the back cover. Very good. 12.00

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Book on Detective Work or How and When to Adopt it as a Profession by an Old Expert , Anonymous) Johnson Smith & Co. Ltd.
10 Anonymous) Johnson Smith & Co. Ltd. Book on Detective Work or How and When to Adopt it as a Profession by an Old Expert
Johnson Smith & Co., 1930, 
(Anonymous). Book on Detective Work or How and When to Adopt it as a Profession by an Old Expert. Racine, Wis.: Johnson Smith & Co., [ca. 1930?]. Pp.90, [72] pp. of ads from the Johnson Smith Co. Small 8vo, brown ill. paper covers. Covers detached, some slight creasing to spine, front corner folded, else vg. 50.00

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11 ANTOFT, Mrs. O.H. Thoughts from My Gardens : A Handbook of Hints for Garden-lovers in Atlantic Canada.
Kentville, 1972, 
ANTOFT, Mrs. O.H. Thoughts from My Gardens : A Handbook of Hints for Garden-lovers in Atlantic Canada. Kentville : the Author, 1972. Pp (2),iii-vii,(1),1-59,(1). 8vo, card covers. Lightly rubbed, else vg. 8.00

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12 ANTOFT, Mrs. O.H. Thoughts from My Gardens : A Handbook of Hints for Garden-lovers in Atlantic Canada.
Kentville , 1974, 
ANTOFT, Mrs. O.H. Thoughts from My Gardens : A Handbook of Hints for Garden-lovers in Atlantic Canada. Kentville : the Author, 1974. Second Edition, Revised. Pp (2),iii-vii,(1),1-66,(2). 8vo, illustrated white stapled card covers. Rubbed and lightly smudged, else very good. 7.00

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13 ANTOFT, Mrs. O.H. Thoughts from My Gardens : A Handbook of Hints for Garden-lovers in Atlantic Canada. signed
Kentville, 1972, 
ANTOFT, Mrs. O.H. Thoughts from My Gardens : A Handbook of Hints for Garden-lovers in Atlantic Canada. Kentville : the Author, 1972. Pp (2),iii-vii,(1),1-59,(1). 8vo, card covers. Vg-fine. Signed by the author. 12.50

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14 ANTOFT, Mrs. O.H. Thoughts from My Gardens : A Handbook of Hints for Garden-lovers in Atlantic Canada. signed
Kentville, 1972, 
ANTOFT, Mrs. O.H. Thoughts from My Gardens : A Handbook of Hints for Garden-lovers in Atlantic Canada. Kentville : the Author, 1972. Pp (2),iii-vii,(1),1-59,(1). 8vo, card covers. Covers yellowed, gift iscription, else very good. Signed without inscription by the author. Due to its small size, shipping charges should be cheaper than quoted. 10.00

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15 Archery) Handbook of Archery : Containing all information requisite for the attainment of practical excellence in the ancient and noble science of shooting with the English Long-Bow
F. H. Ayres, Ltd., London, 1929, 
(Archery). A Handbook of Archery : Containing all information requisite forthe attainment of practical excellence in the ancient and noble science of shooting with the English Long-Bow. London : F. H. Ayres, Ltd., n.d. [1929 ?]. Pp (6),[7]-[32]. Illustrated. Amall 8vo, illustrated green stapled wrappers, lettered in black. Contents : Introduction; The Bow; To String the Bow; To Unstring the Bow; The Bow-string; The Arrow; The Feather; The Nock ofthe Arrow; Accoutrements; The Brace; The Shooting Glove; The Target; Attit ude in Shooting; Target Shooting; Roving Shooting; Flight Shooting; Clout Shooting. Sunned and faded to brown, wear to spine, smudged, inkstamp, else very good. Due to its small size, shipping costs will be cheaper than quoted. 15.00

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16 Army Training) Kampftruppenschule II : Canadian Army Trophy : Truppenubungsplatz Bergen-Hohne 1966 : Pamphlet for participants = Brochure pour les participants = Brochure voor de deelnemers = Brochure fur teilnehmer.
1966, 
(Army Training Competition). Kampftruppenschule II : Canadian Army Trophy :Truppenubungsplatz Bergen-Hohne 1966 : Pamphlet for participants = Brochur e pour les participants = Brochure voor de deelnemers = Brochure fur teilnehmer. Pp (37). Maps. 8vo, white card covers, lettered in black and red, grey cloth tape spine. Bergen-Hohne Training Area (German: NATO-Truppenübungsplatz Bergen or Schießplatz Bergen-Hohne) is a NATO military training area in the southern part of the Lüneburg Heath, in the state of Lower Saxony in northern Germany. It covers an area of 284 square kilometres (70,000 acres), which makes it the largest military training area in Germany. "The GermanBundeswehr has been entrusted with the honourable task of arranging the fi ring competition for the Canadian Army Trophy 1966. Kamprtruppenschule II is in charge of the organisation. The School sincerely hopes that participation in the firing competition will give also in this year all teams the opportunity of proving their high level of training." Text in English, French,Dutch and German. Penned note to front cover, else very good. 20.00

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17 AUSTIN, Peter and Julia SALLABANK, (eds). Cambridge Handbook of Endangered Languages. First Edition in dustjacket
Cambridge University Press , Cambridge , 2011, ISBN:9780521882156 
AUSTIN, Peter and Julia SALLABANK, (eds). The Cambridge Handbook of Endangered Languages. (Cambridge) : Cambridge University Press, (2011). Pp (4),[v]-xii,[1]- 567,(5). Index. Large 8vo. black cloth, copper lettering to spine. "It is generally agreed that about 7,000 languages are spoken across theworld today and at least half may no longer be spoken by the end of this c entury. This state-of-the-art Handbook examines the reasons behind this dramatic loss of linguistic diversity, why it matters, and what can be done todocument and support endangered languages. The volume is relevant not only to researchers in language endangerment, language shift and language death , but to anyone interested in the languages and cultures of the world. It is accessible both to specialists and non-specialists: researchers will findcutting-edge contributions from acknowledged experts in their fields, whil e students, activists and other interested readers will find a wealth of readable yet thorough and up-to-date information."- from the dj. Contents : 1..Introduction – Peter K. Austin and Julia Sallabank. 2. Language ecology and endangerment – Lenore A. Grenoble. 3. Speakers and communities – ColetteGrinevald and Michel Bert. 4..A survey of language endangerment – David Br adley. 5..Language contact and change in endangered languages – Carmel O’Shannessy. 6..Structural aspects of language endangerment – Naomi Palosaari and Lyle Campbell. 7..Language and culture – Lev Michael. 8. Language and society – Bernard Spolsky. 9. Language documentation – Anthony C. Woodbury. 10..Speakers and language documentation – Lise M. Dobrin and Josh Berson. 11..Data and language documentation – Jeff Good. 12. Archiving and language documentation – Lisa Conathan. 13. Digital archiving – David Nathan. 14..Language policy for endangered languages – Julia Sallabank. 15..Revitalizationof endangered languages – Leanne Hinton. 16..Orthography development – Fri ederike Lüpke. 17..Lexicography in endangered language communities – UlrikeMosel. 18..Language curriculum design and evaluation for endangered langua ges – Serafin M. Coronel-Molina and Teresa L. McCarty. 19..The role of information technology in supporting minority and endangered languages – Gary Holton. 20..Endangered languages and economic development – Wayne Harbert. 21..Researcher training and capacity development in language documentation –Anthony Jukes. 22..New roles for endangered languages – Máiréad Moriarty. 23..Planning a language-documentation project – Claire Bowern. Fine in dustjacket. 100.00

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18 BADEN-POWELL OF GILWELL, Lord Scouting for Boys : A Handbook for Instruction in Good Citizenship Through Woodcraft. Special Canadian Edition
Boy Scouts Association, Ottawa, 1939, 
BADEN-POWELL OF GILWELL, Lord. Scouting for Boys : A Handbook for Instruction in Good Citizenship Through Woodcraft. Special Canadian Edition. (Ottawa: Boy Scouts Association), n.d. [ca. 1939]. Pp (4),9-334,(2). Illustrated. Index. 8vo, illustrated brown card covers, lettered in black. Contents : 1 . Scoutcraft. 2. Campaigning. 3. Camp Life. 4. Tracking. 5. Woodcraft, or Knowledge of Animals and Nature. 6. Endurance for Scouts, or How to be Strong. 7. Chivalry of the Knghts. 8. Saving Life, or How to Deal with Accidents. 9. Patriotism, or Our Duties as Citizens. 10. Notes for Instructors. Rubbed, spine ends chipped, pen mark to back cover, penned name, else very good. 45.00

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19 BADEN-POWELL OF GILWELL, Lord. Girl Guiding : A Handbook for Brownies, Guides, Rangers and Guiders. Reprint of 1938 edition as last revised by Lord Baden-Powell himself.
C. Arthur Pearson, London , 1961, 
BADEN-POWELL OF GILWELL, Lord. Girl Guiding : A Handbook for Brownies, Guides, Rangers and Guiders. Reprint of 1938 edition as last revised by Lord Baden-Powell himself. London : C. Arthur Pearson, Ltd., 1961. Pp [1]-191,(1).Illustrated. Index. 8vo, blue cloth, dark blue lettering to front board an d spine. Penned guide company name, Girl Guides of Canada sticker to copyright page, else very good in lightly browned, unclipped dustjacket. 25.00

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20 Baedeker's) BAEDEKER, Karl Paris and Environs with Routes from London to Paris : Handbook for Travellers. Fourteenth Revised Edition
Karl Baedeker, Publisher, Leipzig, 1900, 
(Baedeker's). Paris and Environs with Routes from London to Paris : Handbook for Travellers by Karl Baedeker. With 12 maps and 36 plans. Fourteenth Revised Edition. Leipzig: Karl Baedeker, Publisher, 1900. Pp (4),[v]-lvi,1-420,[1]-36,+ maps and plans. Small 8vo, limp red cloth with gilt lettering, all edges marbled, with ribbon place-marker. Appended at end : Index of Streets and Plans of Paris (36 pages plus maps). Penned names and address, tearto top corner of flyleaf, minor waterstaining, else very good. 40.00

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