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1 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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2 ABULAFIA, David, ed. Mediterranean in History. First American Edition in dustjacket.
J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, 2003, ISBN:0892367253 
ABULAFIA, David, ed. The Mediterranean in History. Edited by David Abulafia. Texts by David Abulafia, Oliver Rackham, Marlene Suano, Mario Torelli, Geoffrey Rickman, John Pryor, Michel Balard, Molly Greene, Jeremy Black. Los Angeles : The J. Paul Getty Museum, (2003). First US Printing. Pp. (4),[5]-320. With 161 colour and 147 black-and-white illustrations. Large 8vo, bluecloth with gilt lettering to spine. "For over four thousand years the Medi terranean was the center of Western civilization. Geographically, it is a world in miniature, an inland sea whose shores encompass every type of terrain and climate -- barren deserts, fertile plains, snow-capped mountains, peninsulas, islands, and separate minor seas with distinct characters of their own. Historically, it has been the meeting place of the cultures of Europe, Asia, and Africa, the battleground of races and nations, and the focus of three great religions: Christianity, Judaism, and Islam. The distinguished Mediterranean scholar David Abulafia has brought together a team of eightleading specialists from many countries to tell this enthralling and compl ex story as a connected narrative: from a description of the physical setting, the prehistoric traders, and the struggle between Phoenicians, Greeks, and Etruscans ending in Roman victory, to a discussion of the post-Roman nations, the Christian powers in the north, the Islamic powers in the south, the domination by England and France, and, finally, the twentieth century, divided between war and mass tourism. This richly illustrated book offers contemporary historical writing at its best and will engage specialists, students, and general readers alike." - from the dustjacket. Contents: 1. "Thephysical setting" (Oliver Rackham); 2. "The first trading empires: prehist ory to c.1000 BC" (Marlene Suano); 3. "The battle for the sea routes: 1000-300 BC" (Mario Torelli); 4. "The creation of Mare Nostrum: 300 BC - 500 AD"(Geoffrey Rickman); 5. "The Mediterranean breaks up: 500-1000" (John Pryor ); 6. "A Christian Mediterranean: 1000-1500" (Michel Balard); 7. "ResurgentIslam: 1500-1700" (Molly Greene); 8. "The Mediterranean as a battleground of the European powers: 1700-1900" (Jeremy Black); 9. "A globalized Mediterranean: 1900-2000" (David Abulafia). Very good in crisp dustjacket. Due to the weight of this book, extra shipping charges may be necessary to cover postage on international orders. 32.50

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

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

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5 ADIE, R.J. Falkland Islands and Dependencies Survey, Scientific Report 11, Report 12:,Report 20 The Petrology of Graham Land, Parts I, II, III
Colonial Office / Her Majesty's Stationery Office / HMSO, London, 1954, 
ADIE, R.J. Falkland Islands and Dependencies Survey, Scientific Reports No.11 : The Petrology of Graham Land: I. The Basement Complex; Early Palaeozo ic and Volcanic Rocks. London : Published for the Colonial Office by Her Majesty's Stationery Office, 1954. Pp. (2),1-22,(1), (3 plate leaves with caption tissue guards). Tables, map, diagrams in text. 4to, grey cardcovers. [with] ADIE, R.J. Falkland Islands and Dependencies Survey, Scientific Reports No. 12 : The Petrology of Graham Land: II. The Andean Granite-Gabbro Intrusive Suite. London : Published for the Colonial Office by Her Majesty's Stationery Office, 1955. Pp. (2),1-39,(1), (1 plate leaf). Tables, map, diagrams in text. 4to, grey cardcovers. [with] ADIE, R.J. Falkland Islands and Dependencies Survey, Scientific Reports No. 20 : The Petrology of Graham Land: II. Metamorphic Rocks of the Trinity Peninsula Series. London : Published for the Colonial Office by Her Majesty's Stationery Office, 1957. Pp. (2),1-26, (2 plate leaves with caption tissue guards). Tables, maps, diagramsin text. 4to, grey cardcovers. F.I.D.S. Scientific Reports 11, 12, and 20. Raymond J. Adie. Ex institutional library with usual stamps, &c, light cov er wear, else very good. For the three numbers. 100.00

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6 AGUIRRE, Robert W. International Straits of the World, Vol.15 Panama Canal.. Volume 15 in the International Straits of the World series. First Edition
Martinus Nijhoff, Leiden / Boston, 2010, ISBN:9004177280 
AGUIRRE, Robert W. The Panama Canal. Leiden / Boston : Martinus Nijhoff Publishers, 2010. First Edition. Pp. (4),[v]-xii,(2),[1]-293,(5). Maps, tables, illustrations in text. 8vo, green paper-covered boards, light green lettering to front & spine. Volume 15 in the International Straits of the World series. "The relationship between straits and interoceanic canals has always been ambiguous. Unlike straits, interoceanic canals are neither natural nor subject to a universal legal regime like the Law of the Sea. However, straits and interoceanic canals share comparable historical experiences due to their geographic similarities. Suspending interest in a purely legal analysis, The Panama Canal lets logic yield to experience and considers the Panama Canal as an 'artificial strait'. The volume recasts the dynamic events that have changed the Panama Canal in the context of three interactive elements: environments, flows, and territoriality. Cleverly deciphering from history how changes in one element led to changes in another, The Panama Canal suggests a considerably new perspective for viewing the canal's past and future." - from rear cover. Contents : 1. Introduction. A. Straits in Comparative Perspective. B. The Three Circumstances of a Strait: Environments, Flows, and Territoriality. C. Conclusion. 2. Part One - The Environment of aStrait. A. Introduction. B. How a Strait Became an Isthmus 16 Million Year s Ago. C. How an Isthmus Became an Artificial Strait One Hundred Years Ago.D. Why an Artificial Strait Will Reach Maximum Sustainable Capacity Betwee n 2009 and 2012 Unless Enhanced. E. Conclusion. Part Two - Flows Through the Environment. 3. Interoceanic Flows in Transit Through Panama's Human-Built Environment. A. Introduction. B. The Royal Road and Cruces Trail 1540–1740. C. The Panama Railroad 1852–1869. D. The Panama Canal 1914–date. E. Conclusion. Part Three - Territoriality Over Flows Through the Environment. 4. Panamanian Territoriality in Geographic Perspective. A. Maritime-Commercialand Territorial-Administrative Societies. B. The Two Panamas Under the Vic eroyalty of Peru Until 1717. C. The Two Panamas Under the Viceroyalty of New Granada Until Panamanian Independence in 1821. D. The Two Panamas Under Great Colombia (1819–1831). E. Conclusion. 5. American Territoriality in Geographic Perspective. A. Territorial Enlargement, Political Regimes, and Interoceanic Transportation. B. Territoriality and Territorial Enlargement. C.Conclusion. 6. The Expansion of the Powers of the Federal Government. A. I ntroduction. B. Expansion of the Powers of the Federal Government Over Transportation During the ‘1st republic’ (1780s–1820s). C. Expansion of the Powers of the Federal Government Over Transportation During the ‘1st democracy’ (1830s–1870s). D. Expansion of the Powers of the Federal Government Over Other Buffer Zones. E. The 1888 Supreme Court Decision in California v. Central Pacific Railroad Company. F. Conclusion. 7. Interoceanic Transportation and the Two Panamas Under the '1st democracy' (1830s-1870s). A. American Territoriality Over Interoceanic Transportation During the ‘1st democracy’ (1830s–1870s). B. The Two Panamas Under the Centralized Republic of New Granada (1831–1858). C. The Two Panamas Under the Federalist Grenadine Confederation (1858–1863) and United States of Colombia (1863–1886). D. Conclusion. 8. Interoceanic Transportation and the Two Panamas Under the '2nd republic' ,(1870s-1930s) Before Panamanian Independence. A. American Territoriality OverInteroceanic Transportation. B. The Two Panamas Under the Republic ofColombia (1886–1903). C. The Two Panamas Under the Republic of Panama. D. Conclusion. 9. The Extraterritorial Expansion of the Powers of the Federal Government Over the Maritime Environment after the 1880s. A. Introduction. B. The Extraterritorial Expansion of the Powers of theFederal Government Over Islands, Straits, and Sea LanesDuring the ‘2nd republic’ (1870s–1930s). C. Conclusion. 10. The Panama Canal and The Two Panamas Under the '2nd republic' (1870s-1930s) After Panammanan Independence. A. American Extraterritoriality through the 1903Hay-Bunau-Varilla Treaty. B. The Panama Canal and Canal Zone. C. The Two Panamas During an Era of Political Opposition Among the Elite 1900s to 1930s. D. Conclusion. 11. The Panama Canal and The Two Panamas Under the '2nd democracy' (1930s-1970s). A. American Territoriality Over InteroceanicTransportation Under the ‘2nd democracy’ (1930s–1970s). B. The Two Panamas During an Era of Social Rivalry between Non-Elite and Elitefrom the 1930s to the 1960s. C. The Two Panamas Under the National Guard U ntil 1981. D. American Territoriality and the 1977 Panama Canal Treaties. E. Conclusion. 12. The Panama Canal and The Two Panamas Under the '3rd republic' (1980-?). A. American Territoriality Over InteroceanicTransportation During the ‘3rd republic’ (1980–?). B. The Two Panamas Under the Panamanian Defense Forces Until 1989. C. The Two Panamas after the Abolishment of the Panamanian Defense Forces. D. Conclusion. 13. The Future nof the Panama Canal as an Artificial Strait. A. Changes in Panama’s Environment and Competition from Other Routes. B. Panamanian Societies and American Policy Regimes.C. Conclusion. Appendix. Very good. 170.00

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Cruise of Her Majesty's Ship Bacchante 1879-1882. Compiled from the PrivateJournals, Letters and Note-Books of Prince Albert Victor and Prince George of Wales., Albert Victor, Prince and George of Wales, Prince George of Wales, Prince DALTON, John N.
7 Albert Victor, Prince and George of Wales, Prince George of Wales, Prince DALTON, John N. Cruise of Her Majesty's Ship Bacchante 1879-1882. Compiled from the PrivateJournals, Letters and Note-Books of Prince Albert Victor and Prince George of Wales.
Macmillan, London, 1886, 
Albert Victor, Prince and Prince George of Wales. The Cruise of Her Majesty's Ship Bacchante 1879-1882. Compiled from the Private Journals, Letters and Note-Books of Prince Albert Victor and Prince George of Wales. With Additions by John N. Dalton. [In Two Volumes]. London : Macmillan and Co., 1886.First English Edition. Pp [i]-xxviii,[1]-675,(1),+ fldg.col.map frontis.; [i]-xii,[1]-803,(1), + 6 Plates. Also, many text illustrations and maps. 8vo, blue cloth. Vol.I. - The West and the South. The Mediterranean - Teneriffe - West Indies - Bermudas - Vigo - Ferrol - St. Vincent - The Plate - Falkland Islands - Cape of Good Hope - Australia - Fiji. Vol.II. - The East. Japan - China - Straits Settlements - Ceylon - Egypt - Palestine - The Mediterranean. Spines darkened, cloth rubbed, wear to spine ends and corners, spotting/staining to rear board of Vol.II and front board of Vol. I, date ink-stamp to front free endpapers of both volumes, some foxing to folding map,else a very good set. the set for 800.00

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8 ALBURY, Haziel L. SAWIN, Nancy Man-O-War : My Island Home. inscribed by author 1st in dj
Holly Press, 1977, 
ALBURY, Haziel L. Man-O-War : My Island Home. A History of an Outer Abaco Island. Drawings by Nancy Sawin. (Hockessin, Delaware): Holly Press, (1977).Pp 167. First Edition. Illustrated with maps and diagrams to endpapers, ph otos and drawings to text. 8vo blue cloth; corrections card laid in. "Mr. Haziel Albury shares his memories and the oral history of eight generations of his family who lived and are now living on Man-O-War Cay[Bahamas]." Presentation copy inscribed and signed by the author. Vg in rubbed dj. 40.00

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9 ALBURY, Haziel L. SAWIN, Nancy Man-O-War : My Island Home. 1st in wrinkled dj
Holly Press, Hockessin, DE, 1977, 
ALBURY, Haziel L. Man-O-War : My Island Home. A History of an Outer Abaco Island. Drawings by Nancy Sawin. (Hockessin, Delaware): Holly Press, (1977).Pp 167. First Edition. Illustrated with maps and diagrams to endpapers, ph otos and drawings to text. 8vo blue cloth; corrections card laid in. "Mr. Haziel Albury shares his memories and the oral history of eight generations of his family who lived and are now living on Man-O-War Cay [Bahamas].". Vgin dampwrinkled, chipped dj. 25.00

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10 ALBURY, Paul PINDLING, L. O., Hon. (intro.) Story of the Bahamas
Macmillan Caribbean, London, 1976, 
ALBURY, Paul. The Story of the Bahamas ; foreword by Hon. L. O. Pindling. (L.): Macmillan Caribbean, (1976). 1st pub 1975 ; repr 1976. Pp. 284, frontis., + 4 p. of plates. 8vo, illustrated card covers with blue lettering to spine. A history of the Bahamas, from pre-colonial times through independence. Lightly rubbed, else vg. 12.00

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11 ALBURY, Paul PINDLING, L. O., Hon. (intro.) Story of the Bahamas. 4th pr
Macmillan Caribbean, London, 1976, ISBN:0333171322 
ALBURY, Paul. The Story of the Bahamas ; foreword by Hon. L. O. Pindling. (L.): Macmillan Caribbean, (1980). Fourth Printing. Pp. 294, frontis., + 4 p. of plates. 8vo, illustrated card covers with blue lettering to spine. A history of the Bahamas, from pre-colonial times through independence. Lightly rubbed, else vg. 10.00

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12 ALEXANDER, Caroline Bounty : The True Story of the Mutiny on the Bounty. in dj.
Viking, New York, 2003, ISBN:067003133X 
ALEXANDER, Caroline. The Bounty : The True Story of the Mutiny on the Bounty. (New York) : Viking, (2003). First Printing. Pp (18),1-491,(3),+ 40 pp plates. Index. 8vo, green paper covered spine, light green paper covered boards, gilt lettering to spine. "Just before sunrise on the morning of April 28, 1789, in the far reaches of the South Pacific. Master’s Mate Fletcher Christian and three other men, armed with cutlasses, bayonets and a musket, apprehended Lieutenant William Bligh and placed him and eighteen officers and crewmen in a small boat. This mutiny on board His Majesty’s armed transport Bounty impelled every man on a fateful course - Bligh and his loyalistson a historic boat voyage. Christian and his followers on their restless e xile. Bligh himself returned to Britain as a hero, but that was not his final destiny. Ten of the Bounty’s crew were eventually captured in Tahiti andbrought back to England in irons to face their day in court and it was in the dynamics and politics of their court-martial and its aftermath that thestory we know - or think we know - as the mutiny on the Bounty was shaped. [...] The facts of the mutiny itself are told in Admiralty records, but fo r the truth behind the story Alexander has ranged further, gleaning detailsfrom the wills, diaries and correspondence of figures not obviously connec ted to the events, from obscure news items and from the biographies and family pedigrees of seemingly minor players. She casts a radical new light on the events, on Bligh’s character and on a welter of family connections and special interests that play crucial roles at different moments in the story. Using contemporary accounts, and particularly the mutineers’ own testimony, she allows the men themselves to conjure the events and transport the reader back to the deck of the Bounty, to exotic islands in the South Pacificand to the back rooms of British naval power. Only when we look at the who le story, from before the Bounty left England until well after the death ofthe last participant, do we understand what happened and why." - from the dj. Name, else very good in unclipped dustjacket. 20.00

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13 ALEXANDER, Roy Cruise of the Raider Wolf. US no dj
Yale University Press, New Haven, 1939, 
ALEXANDER, Roy. The Cruise of the Raider Wolf. New Haven : Yale University Press, 1939. Pp 270. Map endpapers. 8vo, black cloth. Contents : The Wairuna's Interrupted Voyage; The Happenings at Sunday Island; Aboard a Minelayerat Work; The Wolf in the Tasman Sea; Mines Off the Australian Coast; On th e Hunt Off Suva; Life in the Prison Hold; The Flying Dutchman - Modern Version; The Capture of the Matunga; In Dutch New Guinea; The Singapore Minefields; Back to the Indian Ocean; Off the Maldive Islands - The Hitachi Maru; Off Madagascar; Round the Cape to the Atlantic; Through the Blockade to Kiel; Appendices : Trinidad Island and Its Raider Visitors; Von Luckner and the Raider Seeadler; S.M.S. Wolf and Ships Captured or Mined by Her. Dustjacket flaps glued in to endpapers, name ticket, else vg. 30.00

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14 ALLABY, Eric Grand Manan.
Grand Manan Museum, Grand Manan, 1984, ISBN:0969178700 
ALLABY, Eric. Grand Manan. [N. pl]: Grand Manan Museum, 1984. Pp [1]-64. Double column. Illustrated with numerous b/w and/or colour photos and drawings to text. Oblong 8vo, stapled illustrated card covers. Chapters : INTRODUCTION: Getting there, Geography; Geology; BEGINNINGS: Discovery; Roots sink... branches grow; DEVELOPMENT: Early Fisheries; Shipwrecks; Life saving; Lighthouses are established; Ferry Service; Fishing boats develop; FISHING TODAY: The versatile lobster boat; Fishing boats of Grand Manan; The Grand Manan fishermen's calendar; Fundy Tides; Lobster fishing; Weir building; Weirfishing; The purse seine; The purse seine fleet; Hand line fishing; Fish d ragging; Scallop dragging; SOCIETY: The Island Church; North Head; Dark Harbor, Dulseland; Castalia, fountain of youth; Woodwards Cove; Smoked Herring; Grand Harbor; Grand Manan Museum; White Head; Seal Cove; The southern end. THE NATURAL SEA: Sea life; Other fish; Whales; Machias Seal Island. EPILOGUE. Owner's name, else very good. Due to its small size, shipping costs should be cheaper than quoted. 15.00

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15 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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16 ALLEN, Everett S. Martha's Vineyard : An Elegy. 1st in dj.
Little, Brown and Company, Boston, 1982, ISBN:0316032573 
ALLEN, Everett S. Martha's Vineyard : An Elegy . Boston: Little, Brown and Company, (1982). First Printing. Pp. [i]-viii,(2),[1]-308,(2). Illustrated.8vo, green cloth spine with tan paper covered boards, gilt decoration to f ront and gilt lettering to spine. A survey of the social life and customs, as well as the nautical heritage, of the island of Martha's Vineyard, off the Massachusetts coast. Minor spotting to top edge, else vg in short hinge-split dj. 20.00

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17 ALLEN, Madelene Ferguson Wake of the Invercauld. in dj.
McGill-Queens UP, 1997, ISBN:0-7735-1688-3 
ALLEN, Madelene Ferguson. Wake of the Invercauld: Shipwrecked in the Sub-Antarctic: a great-grandaughter's pilgrimage. Montreal & Kingston: McGill-Queens UP, (1997). Pp 256. Illustrated. 4to, blue cloth.
"Robert Holding, a young English adventurer, was only 23 when in 1864 he was shipwrecked with 19 others on the windswept, inhospitable Auckland Islands in the sub-Antarctic Ocean south of New Zealand. By the time he was rescued a year later, only two of his shipmates were taken off the island with him, the rest having perished from starvation and exposure. This is the extraordinary story of how the three survived, and why their companions did not." -from the dj.
Vg in slightly torn dj. 40.00

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18 ALLEN, Rebecca, (ed.) Historical Archaeology : Journal of the Socety for Historical Archaeology,Volume 41, Number 4
Societ for Historical Archaeology, 2007, 
ALLEN, Rebecca, (ed.). Historical Archaeology : Journal of the Socety for Historical Archaeology, Volume 41, Number 4. N.pl. : Society for Historical Archaeology, 2007. Pp (6),1-212,(6). Illustrated. Maps. Double Column. 8vo,illustrated white card covers, lettered in black. Contents : Archaeologica l Evidence of Economic Activities at an Eighteenth-Century Frontier Outpostin the Western Great Lakes (by Michael S. Nassaney, José Antonio Brandao, William M. Cremin, and Brock A. Giordano); Keeping Edison’s Secrets: Archaeological Documentation of Thomas A. Edison’s Menlo Park Patent Vault (by Michael J. Gall, Richard Veit, and Alison Savarese); Tell-Tale Trees: Historical Dendroarchaeology of Log Structures at Rocky Mount, Piney Flats, Tennessee (by Henri D. Grissino-Mayer, and Saska L. van de Gevel); Transformations in San Diego County Gravestones and Cemeteries (by Seth Mallios and DavidCaterino); Pottery in the Mormon Economy: An Historical, Archaeological, a nd Archaeometric Study (by Timothy James Scarlett, Robert J. Speakman, and Michael D. Glascock); Eliciting Contraband through Archaeology: Illicit Trade in Eighteenth-Century St. Augustine (by Kathleen Deagan); An Historic Chinese Abalone Fishery on California’s Northern Channel Islands (by Todd J. Braje, Jon M. Erlandson, and Torben C. Rick); Silences and Mentions in History Making (by Peter R. Schmidt and Jonathan R. Walz); Image, Text, Object:Interpreting Documents and Artifacts as ‘Labors of Representation’ (by Bar bara L. Voss); Privies and Parasites: The Archaeology of Health Conditions in Albany, New York (by Charles L. Fisher, Karl J. Reionhard, Matthew Kirk,and Justin Divirgilio); Nativism, Resistance, and Ethnogenesis of the Flor ida Seminole Indian Identity (by Brent R. Weisman). Very good. 15.00

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19 ALLEN, Thomas B. National Geographic, 200:1 Cuba's Golden Past
National Geographic, 2001, 
ALLEN, Thomas B. "Cuba's Golden Past" ; with map supplement. An article in National Geographic Magazine, Vol. 200, No. 1, July 2001, pp. 74-91. Pp. 129. 8vo, illustrated. "Havana's gilttering era as Spain's premier New World port gleams in treasures rescued from the sea." Also of nautical interest:Cathy Newman's "Monhegan Island" (pp. 92-109). Vg with map. For the issue. 5.00

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20 ALTON, Miles S., Richard G. BAKKALA, Gary E. WALTERS and Peter T. MUNRO BAKKALA, Richard G. WALTERS, Gary E. NOAA Technical rRport NMFS 71, 1988) Greenland Turbot Reinhardtius hippoglossoides of the Eastern Bering Sea andthe Aleutian Island Region
US Dept. of Commerce, 1988, 
ALTON, Miles S., Richard G. BAKKALA, Gary E. WALTERS and Peter T. MUNRO. Greenland Turbot Reinhardtius hippoglossoides of the Eastern Bering Sea and the Aleutian Island Region. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Technical Report NMFS 71. (Springfield, VA: US Dept. of Commerce), 1988. Pp. 31. With numerous charts and tables. Double column. Large 8vo, white illustrated card covers. Vg. 8.00

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