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1 A.E. (George W. Russell) GIBBON, Monk. ed. RUSSELL, George Living Torch. US, no dj
Macmillan, 1938, 
A.E. (George W. Russell). The Living Torch. Edited by Monk Gibbon with an introductory essay. NY: Macmillan, 1938. Pp. 381. 8vo, green cloth. Denson 57a. A collection of essays and biographical notes. Spine rubbed, inkstamp to ffep, else vg. 30.00

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2 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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3 AITKEN, Alex. Sarah Ballenden. First Edition, paperback, signed.
Artful Codger Press, Kingston, 2003, ISBN:096828258x 
AITKEN, Alex. Sarah Ballenden. A novel. Kingston, Ontario, Canada : The Artful Codger Press, (2003). First Printing. Pp. (5),6-239,(1). 8vo, art-illustrated cream card covers wtih green lettering to front cover, green and black lettering to spine. A novel by the Scottish-born, Ontario-residing author and historian. "No one could deny that Sarah Ballenden was beautiful. Northat she was elegant and charming. And as the wife of Chief Factor John Ba llenden, she was at the very pinnacle of society in the Hudson's Bay Company. She was the chatelaine, the mistress of the officers' mess at Upper FortGarry in Rupert's Land in the mid-19th Century. And she was native-born. B ut to some of the European ladies at the post it was an intolerable situation that couldn't be allowed to continue. SHe would have to be brought down.And when Sarah Ballenden became all too familiar with the handsome Irish C aptain of Militia, the ladies saw their opportunity." - from rear. Very good. Signed with inscription (though the name to whom it was inscribed has been whited-out) by Aitken on the title page. 15.00

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4 AKENSON, Donald A. Irish Education Experiment : The National System of Education in the Nineteenth Century. in dj
Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1970, 
AKENSON, Donald A. The Irish Education Experiment : The National System of Education in the Nineteenth Century. L: Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1970. Pp. 430. 8vo, green cloth. Vg in torn dj. 45.00

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5 AKENSON, Donald H. SKEOCH, Alan E. MANNION, John McINNIS, R.M. Canadian Papers in Rural History, Volume III
Langdale Press, Gananoque, ON, 1982, ISBN:096907722x 
AKENSON, Donald H., ed. Canadian Papers in Rural History, Volume III . Gananoque, ON: Langdale Press, (1982). Pp. (6),7-256. 8vo, reddish-brown cloth with gilt lettering to front and spine. Contents: R.M. McInnis's "A Reconsideration of the State of Agriculture in Lower Canada in the First Half of the Nineteenth Century"; Darrell A. Norris and Victor Konrad's "Time, Context, and House Type Validation: Euphrasia Township, Ontario"; John Clarke's "The Activity of an Early Canadian Land Speculator in Essex County, Ontario:Would the Real John Askin Please Stand Up?"; Gerald Bloch's "Robert Gourla y's Vision of Agrarian Reform"; Peter A. Russell's "Upper Canada: A Poor Man's Country? Some Statistical Evidence"; Bruce E. Batchelor's "Economy and Society in Central Alberta on the Eve of Autonomy: The Case of the SLHC"; Alan E. Skeoch's "Developments in Plowing Technology in Nineteenth-Century Canada"; John Mannion's "The Waterford Merchants and the Irish-Newfoundland Provisions Trade, 1770-1820"; and Donald H. Akenson's "Ontario: Whatever Happened to the Irish?". Previous owner's name inked to ffep, else very good.25.00

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6 AKENSON, Donald Harman If the Irish Ran the World: Montserrat, 1630-1730. First Edition, Paperback
McGill-Queen's University Press, Montreal & Kingston, 1997, ISBN:0773516867 
AKENSON, Donald Harman. Being Had : Historians, Evidence, and the Irish in North America. Being the Joanne Goodman Lectures of the University of Western Ontario, 1997. Montreal & Kingston : McGill-Queen's University Press, (1997). First Edition, Paperback. Pp (8).[ix]-x,(4),[3]-273,(1). With maps and tables in the text. 8vo, grey, black and red cardcovers, black spine. Donald Harman Akenson FRSC, FRHS (b. May 22, 1941, Minneapolis, Minnesota). . "What would have happened if the Irish had conquered and controlled a vast empire? Would they have been more humane rulers than the English? Using theCaribbean island of Montserrat as a case study of "Irish" imperialism, Don ald Akenson addresses these questions and provides a detailed history of the island during its first century as a European colony. Montserrat, although part of England's empire, was settled largely by the Irish and provides an opportunity to view the interaction of Irish emigrants with English imperialism in a situation where the Irish were not a small minority among whitesettlers. Within this context Akenson explores whether Irish imperialism o n Montserrat differed from English imperialism in other colonies. Akenson reveals that the Irish proved to be as effective and as unfeeling colonists as the English and the Scottish, despite the long history of oppression in Ireland. He debunks the myth of the "nice" slave holder and the view that indentured labour prevailed in the West Indies in the seventeenth century. He also shows that the long-held habit of ignoring ethnic strife within the white ruling classes in the West Indies is misconceived. If the Irish Ran the World provides interesting insights into whether ethnicity was central to the making of the colonial world and the usefulness of studies of sixteenth- and seventeenth-century English imperialism in the Americas." -p. [i]. 1. Who's in Charge?; 2. Ireland's Neo-Feudal Empire, 1630-1650; 3. From Neo-Feudalism to Crown Rule, 1650-1680; 4. Capitalism at a Gallop, 1680-1730; 5. The Long Wind-Down: After 1730; 6. Usable Traditions; Appendix A: The 1678 Census; Appendix B: The Census of 1729; With Notes; Bibliography; Index.Very good. 30.00

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7 AKENSON, Donald Harman Irish in Ontario: A Study in Rural History
McGill-Queen's University Press, Kingston and Montreal, 1984, ISBN:0773504303 
AKENSON, Donald Harman. The Irish in Ontario : A Study in Rural History. Kingston and Montreal: McGill-Queen's University Press, (1984). Pp. 266. Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated tan cloth with green lettering to spine. Contents: 1. The Irish in Ontario ; 2. Leeds and Lansdowne Township in the Loyalisst Era, 1787-1816 ; 3. Justification: Neither by Works nor by Faith? 1812-1814 ; 4. The Irish and the New Rural Order, 1816-1849 ; 5. The Irish and theNew Rural Order, 1849-1871 ; 6. Gananoque, 1849-1871: Yet Another Canadian Birmingham ; 7. And What Is the Significance? Name to ffep, else vg. Uncom mon in hardcover. 50.00

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8 AKENSON, Donald Harman O'BRIEN, Conor Cruise) Conor : A Biography of Conor Cruise O'Brien. 2vols in dj
McGill-Queen's University Press, 1994, ISBN:0773512551 
AKENSON, Donald Harman. Conor : A Biography of Conor Cruise O'Brien. Montreal: McGill-Queen's University Press, (1994). In Two Volumes: I. Narrative; II. Anthology. Pp. 573; 356. 8vo, black paper covered boards, silver titles to spines. A biography of one of the most controversial and constructive figures in modern Irish history and politics. He was a relentless campaigner against terrorism while a member of the Parliament, a position which, perhaps, eventually led to the loss of his seat. He later became the editor-in-chief of the London Observer. Vg in djs. for the set 50.00

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9 ALEXANDER, Calvert Catholic Literary Revival : Three Phases in its Development From 1845 to the Present
Bruce Publishing Co., 1935, 
ALEXANDER, Calvert. The Catholic Literary Revival : Three Phases in its Development From 1845 to the Present. Milwaukee: Bruce Publishing Co., (1935).Pp 399. 8vo, pressed red cloth. Chapters include J. Henry Newman, Coventry Patmore, G.M. Hopkins, Francis Thompson, Alice Meynell, Chesterton, Baring , Belloc, etc., etc.. From the Science and Culture Series, edited by JosephHusslein. Some dampstaining, fading to spine, several portions cut from dj affixed to ffep, previous owner's name inked to ffep, else vg. 20.00

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10 ALLADINA, Safder, and Viv EDWARDS (eds.). LADD, Paddy BOYD, Josephine A. CERVI, Bruno Multilingualism in the British Isles. 1 : The Older Mother Tongues & Europe.
Longman, London and New York , 1991, ISBN:058201963X 
ALLADINA, Safder, and Viv EDWARDS (eds.). Multilingualism in the British Isles. 1 : The Older Mother Tongues & Europe. London and New York : Longman, (1991). First Edition. Pp [i]-xii,[1]-287,(5). Map. Index. 8vo, illustratedyellw card covers. In the Longman Linguistics Library series. Contents : 1 . Many people, many tongues (by Viv Edwards and Safder Alladina). Part one –The older mother tongues of the British Isles. 2. The British Sign Language community (by Paddy Ladd). 3. The Gaelic speech community (by Kenneth MacKinnon). 4. The Irish speech community (by Tina Hickey). 5. The Romani speech community (by Ian Hancock). 6. The Welsh speech community (by Viv Edwards). Part two - Eastern Europe. 7. The Hungarian speech community (by MarikaSherwood). 8. The Lithuanian speech community (by Josephine A. Boyd). 9. T he Polish speech community (by Elizabeth Muir). 10. The Ukrainian speech community (by Marta Jenkala). 11. The Yiddish speech community (by Judy Keiner). Part three - The Mediterranean. 12. The Cypriot speech communities: TheGreek speech community (by Evienia Papadaki d'Onofrio and Maria Roussou), The Turkish speech community (by Aydin Mehmet Ali). 13. The Italian speech community (by Bruno Cervi). 14. The Portuguese speech community (by Paula Santarita and Marilyn Martin-Jones). 15. The Spanish speech community (by Salvador Estebanez). 16. The Moroccan speech community (by Ali Haouas). Very good. 30.00

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11 Almanac Companion to the Almanac. M.DCC.LXI. 1761 The Tenth Edition.
Printed for T. Jefferys, London, 1760, 
(Almanac). A Companion to the Almanac. M.DCC.LXI. The Tenth Edition. London: Printed for T. Jefferys, [...], [1760]. Pp (4),[1]-25,(1),1-185,(1). Ill ustrated with 25 pages of Coats of Arms. Small 8vo, full brown calf. Of nautical interest : IV. The Royal Navy of Great Britain, with the Names of allthe Admirals, Captains, Masters, and Lieutenants, the Dates of their respe ctive Commissions, and the Pay of every Man on board (pp 129-151). Containing, I. Correct Lists of the Peers of Great Britain and Ireland, and of the British House of Commons; with their Places under the Government, Family Connections, and Places of residence. II. Lists of the Great Officers of State, Officers of the Household of his Majesty, D. Of York, the Princess Dowager, the Duke, &c. III. Officers belonging to all the public Offices in England, with their Business and Salaries; a copious List of the Army, the Field Officers, with their Pay, and where stationed. IV. The Royal Navy of Great Britain, with the Names of all the Admirals, Captains, Masters, and Lieutenants, the Dates of their respective Commissions, and the Pay of every Manon board. V. The trading Companies, Hospitals and Charities, with an Accou nt of their first Institutions. Also, The Establishment of Scotland : Peers, Baronets, Principal Officers of State, Judges, and Commissioners. The Establishment of Ireland : Peers and Baronets, Principal Officers of State, Judges and Commissioners. With the Arms of all the Peers of Great Britain andIreland, not to be met with in any other Book of this Kind. To which is ad ded, A Map of the Coast and Rivers of France, neatly engraved by Thomas Jefferys, Geographer to his Majesty. Heavy wear to calf, covers detached, foxed, LACKING MAP, penned name and numbers, else good only. As is. 100.00

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12 ANDERSEN, Raoul and Cato WADEL, (eds.). ISER Social and Economic Papers, 05). STILES, R.Geoffrey. North Atlantic Fishermen : Anthropological Essays on Modern Fishing. Hardcover edition.
Institute of Social and Economic Research, St. John's, 1972, 
ANDERSEN, Raoul and Cato WADEL, (eds.). North Atlantic Fishermen : Anthropological Essays on Modern Fishing. (St. John's): Institute of Social and Economic Research, Memorial University of Newfoundland, (1972). Pp (8),[1]-174,(2), maps. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to front cover and spine. O'Dea4917. ISER Social and Economic Papers, Number 5. Includes Thomas F.Nemec, "I Fish With My Brother : The Structure and Behaviour of Agnatic-Based Fishing Crews in a Newfoundland Irish Outport" ; R.Geoffrey Stiles, "Fishermen,Wives, and Radios : Aspects of Communication in a Newfoundland Fishing Com munity" ; and Raoul Andersen, "Hunt and Deceive : Information Management inNewfoundland Deep-Sea Trawler Fishing" . Very good. 25,99

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13 ANDERSON, John Coastwise Sail
Percival Marshall, London, 1948, 
ANDERSON, John. Coastwise Sail. London : Percival Marshall, (1948). Pp 69. Includes plates. Small 8vo, illustrated card covers. A fine, elegaic littlevolume that chronicles the final few sailing coasters in post-war Britain. Vessels described and illustrated here include the Albert, th e Baltic, th e topsail schooner C. & F. Nurse, the Cymric of Dublin, the De Wadden of Dublin, the topsail schooner Doris, the Englishman of Lancaster, the Flying Foam of Bridgwater, the Gaelic of Dublin, the Gauntlet, the Happy Harry of Whitehaven, the three-masted schooner Irish Minstrel of Chester, the Jane Banks, the John Sims of Gloucester, the Katie, the brigantine Lady of Avenal,the Mary B. Mitchell of Beaumaris, the Mary Barrow of Truro, the Nellie By water, the Queen of the West, the Result of Barnstaple, the S.F. Pearce of Fowey, the Snowflake of Runcorn, the Tarragona of Dublin,, the schooner TwoSisters, the Uncle Ned of Dublin, the barquentine Waterwitch and others. V ery good, a particularly nice copy. 30.00

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Book of British Topography : A Classified Catalogue of the Topographical Works in the Library of the British Museum relating to Great Britain and Ireland, ANDERSON, John P.
14 ANDERSON, John P. Book of British Topography : A Classified Catalogue of the Topographical Works in the Library of the British Museum relating to Great Britain and Ireland
Satchel, London, 1881, 
ANDERSON, John P. The Book of British Topography : A Classified Catalogue of the Topographical Works in the Library of the British Museum relating to Great Britain and Ireland. London : W. Satchell & Co., 1881. Pp (6),[vii]-xvi,[1]-472,(4,ads). 8vo, brown cloth, t.e.g. Hinges cracked, a few pages foxed, else vg. 125.00

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15 ARMANNO, Venero Gabriella's Book of Fire. proof
Hyperion, 2000, 
ARMANNO, Venero. Gabriella's Book of Fire. NY: Hyperion, (2000). Advanced Uncorrected Proof. Pp. 337. 8vo, grey card covers. A love story about an Australian youth and his next-door neighbour, the fiery Italian-Irish Gabriella. Small tear at the tail of the spine, lightly rubbed, else vg. 25.00

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16 ARMITAGE, Marigold Motley to the View. 1st in dj.
Faber and Faber, London, 1961, 
ARMITAGE, Marigold. A Motley to the View . London: Faber and Faber, (1961).First Printing. Pp. (8),9-240. 8vo, orange cloth with black lettering to s pine. The second novel by the Irish author. Very good in price-clipped dustjacket. 30.00

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17 ARMSTRONG, Joe C.W. Farewell The Peaceful Kingdom : The Seduction and Rape of Canada, 1963 to 1994. First Edition in dustjacket
Stoddart Publishing, Toronto, 1995, ISBN:0773728708 
ARMSTRONG, Joe C.W. Farewell The Peaceful Kingdom : The Seduction and Rape of Canada, 1963 to 1994. (Toronto) : Stoddart, (1995). First Edition. Pp (12),xiii-xiv,1-746. Index. 8vo, black cloth, copper lettering to spine. "Farewell The Peaceful Kingdom is anirreverent, incisive account of how Canada, from 1963 to the present, transformed itself from a strong federation into a society bent on self-destruction. Joe Armstrong documents the Pearson-Trudeau-Mulroney revolution, peeling away the layers of deception that have characterized Canada's fatal attraction to big government. [...] With deadly insight Armstrong tracks the seminal events and ideas that have debased anation. His conclusion: 'Canada does not suffer from a leadership crisis, but a crisis of citizenship.' This is the best read to come along in a generation on the intellectual and economic disintigration of a would-be great nation." - from the front dj flap. Contents : Introduction. Part I - The Kingdom and the Foreplay - 1963 to 1982. 1.Lester Bowles Pearson, the Father of Bilingualism - 1963 to 1967. 2. Pierre Trudeau and Robert Stanfield, theTwo Faces of Dualism - 1968. 3. "Alas! I Am Turning into a God" - 1968 to 1977. 4. Joe Clark's Community of Communities: Pluralism - 1979. 5. Rene Levesque's Sovereign Association - 1980. 6. Trudeau's Revolution: Patriation Without Representation - 1981 to 1982. Part II - A New Vision for Canada: Existentialism - 1982 to 1990. 7. Martin Brian Mulroney: l'Irlandais, the Irish Kid - 1979 to 1983. 8. John Napier Turner: A Little Interregnum - 1984.9. Mulroney's Solemn Commitment to Quebec and Patronage Pratfalls - 1984. 10. The Parties Take Positions on the Promise: Quebec - 1985. 11. Her Majesty's Mafia: Queen's University - 1986. 12. A Meech Lake Accord and a Free Trade Agreement: Farewell to Sovereignty - 1986 to 1987. 13. Hell Hath No Fury Like Pandora's Box - 1988 to 1990. 14. The Power of One Eagle Feather - 1990. Part III - To Each His Own Accord. 15. Deep Thinkers: The Boffins andthe Presumptives. 16. More Deep Thinkers: Lawyers and Law Professors. Part IV - The March Away from Meech Lake - 1990 to 1991. 17. The Leaders Divvy Up the Nation - 1990. 18. Some Quebecois Speak to Some Canucks. 19. Meech II, the Seamless Web - 1991. Part V - The Fourth Estate: Media Munchkins. 20. The Pulp Prime-Evil: The Four Gospels of Central Canada. 21. Pusillanimous Poltroons and Pecksniffers. Part VI - The March for Meech II - January toMay 1992. 22. They're Ba-a-a-ck! More Meech II - January to March 1992. 23 . Meech II and the Carry-On Gang - March to May 1992. Part VII - A World ofPrivilege and the Fifth Estate. 24. Power Brokers in the Feudal Kingdom. 2 5. The Filtration System, the CBC. Part VIII - The Road to Charlottetown - June to August 1992. 26. The Cat's Breakfast, The Pearson Accord -JunetoJuly1992. 27. Bingo! The Charlottetown Accord - July to August 1992. Part IX -The Referendum. 28. On the Way to Judgement Day - September 1992. 29. A Fl irtation With Democracy: The Referendum­October 1992. Part X - The Ins and Outs. 30. Some Insiders and Some Outsiders. 31. Preston Manning, Thy Kingdom Came. Part XI - Business as Usual- October 26, 1992, to June 25, 1993. 32. Referendum Aftermath - October 26, 1992, to February 23, 1993. 33. The Disarray of the Red Tories - February 24 to June 25,1993. Part XII - Farewellthe Peaceful Kingdom - June 26, 1993, to December 31, 1994. 34. Canada on Trial Before the United Nations -1988 to 1993. 35. Kim Campbell Comes to Bytown, Karl Marx to Ontario - June 26 to September 8, 1993. 36. The Hunt fo r the Red Tories in October - September 8 to October 25, 1993. 37. Jean Chretien: The Return of Absolutism - October 26, 1993, to December 31,1994. Epilogue. Appendix A - The Reform Party Platform. Appendix B -Ontario: A Selection of Laws and Policy Directives. Appendix C - Alliance for the Preservation of English in Canada: A Chronology of History. Appendix D - The Party Platform of the Bloc Quebecois. Appendix E - The Parti Quebecois Strategic Plan to Gain Sovereignty on Election - 1988 to 1994. ADDITIONAL SHIPPING CHARGES WILL BE REQUIRED FOR ORDERS OUTSIDE CANADA DUE TO ITS QWEIGHT. Verygood in unclipped dustjacket. 25.00

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18 Arts and Letters Competition) McCARTHY, Michael J. DAWE, Thomas STACEY, Jean Winning Entries in the Nfld. 1974
1974, 
(Arts and Letters Competition). Winning Entries In The Newfoundland Government Sponsored Competition For The Encouragement of Arts and Letters, Etc., 1974. N.pl.: n.pub., 1974. Pp (4),3117,(1). 8vo, card covers. O'Dea A214. Contents : Mardi Bastow's poem "Old King"; Jean Stacey's short story "Just Today"; Thomas Dawe's radio play "From as Far as the Gull Flies"; Michael J. McCarthy's article "The Irish in Newfoundland, 1749-1800: A Miscelany of Irish Activity"; and art reproductions by Maureen Green, Scott Fillier, and Lorne Sweetapple. Vg. 25.00

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19 ATKINSON, Norman Irish education : a history of educational institutions. in dj
Allen Figgs, 1969, 
ATKINSON, Norman. Irish Education : A History of Educational Institutions. Dublin: Allen Figgs, 1969. Pp. 246 with [4] pp. plates. 8vo, red cloth. Vg,with one inch tear to rear panel of chipped, edgeworn dj. 30.00

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20 AUNGER, Edmund A. In Search of Political Stability
McGill-Queen's, 1981, 
AUNGER, Edmund A. In Search of Political Stability : A Comprehensive Study of New Brunswick and Northern Ireland. Montreal : McGill-Queen's UniversityPress, (1981). Pp [i]-xiv,[1]-224,(2). 8vo, green cloth. Name, else vg. 30 .00

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