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1 (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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2 ABC Book Come to Life ABC Book. pop-up No. 3428.
Sandle Brothers Ltd, London, 1955, 
(ABC Book). Come to Life ABC Book. (London : Sandle Brothers Ltd.), n.d. [1950s?]. Printed in the Netherlands. No. 3428. Pp (10) including covers. With 2 Pop-Ups. Oblong 8vo, red cloth spine, colour illustrated paper covered boards. Printed on paper covered boards, with two Pop-Ups (for the letters A to H and S to Z). Light wear to corners, damage to the connections in thePop-Ups between letters A and B and Y and Z (now affixed with clear tape, but could be professionally repaired), else good. As is. 100.00

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Ships and Memories. 1st UK in dj , ADAMS, Bill.
3 ADAMS, Bill. Ships and Memories. 1st UK in dj
Teredo Books, 1975, 
ADAMS, Bill. Ships and Memories : The story of the years the author spent in the four-masted barque Silberhorn, running to Oregon and San Francisco, as told in his famous book, Ships and Women, which is reproduced in full, together with many memories and reflections from his no less famous Letters, the odd story and poem, with over one hundred and fifty photographic illustrations of the ships he knew and forty pen-and-ink sketches by W.M. Birchall. With an Introduction by Alex A. Hurst. Brighton, Sussex : Teredo Books Ltd., 1975. Pp 449. Large 8vo, blue cloth. Vg in vg dj. 100.00

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Letters to a Niece and Prayer to the Virgin of Chartres. no dj. , ADAMS, Henry LA FARGE, Mabel
4 ADAMS, Henry LA FARGE, Mabel Letters to a Niece and Prayer to the Virgin of Chartres. no dj.
Houghton Mifflin, 1920, 
ADAMS, Henry. Letters to a Niece and Prayer to the Virgin of Chartres. With A Niece's Memories by Mabel La Farge. Boston/N.Y. : Houghton Mifflin Company, 1920. Pp 134. 8vo, blue cloth.
Edgeworn, else vg. 75.00

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5 ADKINS, Ray. ADKINS, Lesley. NELSON). Jack Tar : Life in Nelson's Navy. 1st pbk.
Abacus, London, 2009, ISBN:9780349120348 
ADKINS, Ray and Lesley. Jack Tar : Life in Nelson's Navy. [Front cover adds: "The extraordinary lives of ordinary seamen in Nelson's navy"]. (London):Abacus, (2009). First Paperback Printing. Pp. [i]-l,[1]-429,(1), + 16 p. o f plates. Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated cream card covers with blue and redlettering to front and spine. "When Lord Nelson was born 250 years ago, th e navy for which he sacrificed his life depended on one thing above all else -- the thousands of sailors and marines who manned the great wind-poweredwooden warships. These ordinary men were drawn -- often unwillingly -- fro m all over Britain and beyond, and they made the Royal Navy invincible through skill, courage and sheer determination. 'Jack Tar' gives these forgotten men a voice in an enthralling picture of what their life was really like during this age of sail. Letters, diaries and other manuscripts reveal how they lived, worked, fought and died on board the warships. Their emotions and experiences are explored, from the dread of press-gangs and shipwreck, to the exhilaration of battle, grog, prize-money and prostitutes." - from the rear cover. Very good. 12.50

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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.
6 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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Albion Mines Relief Society Ephemera.  in green cloth binder. , Albion Mines Relief Society) Government of Nova Scotia)
7 Albion Mines Relief Society) Government of Nova Scotia) Albion Mines Relief Society Ephemera. in green cloth binder.
Albion Mines Relief Society, Stellarton, NS, 1920, 
(Albion Mines Relief Society). Albion Mines Relief Society Ephemera . [Stellarton, NS: Albion Mines Relief Society, 1920s-1930s]. 60 pages of letters (17 of which are loose). 4to, green cloth binder. A collection of sixty pieces of ephemera relating to the Albion Mines Relief Society, based in Stellarton, Nova Scotia, dating from the 1920s and 1930s. The letters deal with a variety of topics, including the sale of coal, pensions, inter-business dealings, health coverage, and bank transactions. Some of the letters are handwritten, while others are typed. The binder has "Letters from Government of NS" written in ink on the front, and the title "The Nova Scotia Telephone Co., Limited, Operating Rules, October 1909" impressed to the front, and "Bulletins" upside-down on the back. Cloth rubbed with small damp spots to front, some of the loose letters are nicked with corner creases, else vg. For the collection. 180.00

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8 Alcoholics Anonymous) 50 Years of Alcoholics Anonymous in Nova Scotia 1946-1996
Veinot's Print, Liverpool, N.S., 1996, 
(Alcoholics Anonymous). 50 Years of Alcoholics Anonymous in Nova Scotia 1946-1996. Liverpool, N.S.: Veinot's Print, April 1996. First Printing. Pp (6),1-94. Illustrated. 8vo, pale blue stapled card covers, lettered in black. Contents : Foreword (by Robie C.); Lasker Awyard. Chapter 1. A.A. Comes to Nova Scotia : Bill W. traces beginning of A. A.; Letters at Foundation Office and Loners; First Group to start in New Glasgow; Newspaper Ads and Letter; A.A. starting in Halifax; A.A. story of Baddeck; Beginning of Maritime Inter-Group Association; Early Newsletters; Articles on the Medallion Controversy; Early Literature Used by Groups. Chapter 2. The Nineteen Fifties : International Convention & Twelve Traditions; Maritime Inter-Group go to Bangor, Maine; Maritime Inter-Group announces Convention; May 1951 A.A. Grapevine "All Canadian Issue"; Growing Pains of the Atlantic Provinces; A.A. Recording made in Kentville. 1951; First General Service Conference, April 1951; Maritime Inter-Group & Atlantic Assembly Area; Clubs and influence ot the poker games; What Others thought of A. A.; First General Service Delegatechosen; Walter B. reports of 2nd Conference (1952): Explained how National Services got started; How the Big Book sot starte;d Al-anon Family Groups were started; Local Group Problems; Outlined Bill W.'s plan to begin writing; First Women's Group announced in Halifax, 1953; A.A. Growth by 1955; Young Peoples Group announced in 1957; Pictures of Bill W.'s home and studio; Location of Groups by end of 1957; The Third Legacy Plan; Districts formed in 1957; Cape Breton's 10th Anniversary. Chapter 3. The Nineteen Sixties : 1st Christmas Cocktail Party - Halifax; Profanity at A.A. meetings; First Delegate Elected by ballot; Atlantic Assembly - Will only the 'idle rich' serve?; The last Atlantic Assembly, 1963; 1st Nova Scotia - Newfoundland Assembly, 1964; The end of the Atlantic Anchorage Newsletter; How Assembly Programs have been numbered; N.S.- Nfld & Lab. Assembly - Convention; The Nova Scotia Round-up; Plans for the 1865 International Convention; Halifax / Dartmouth Central Service. Chapter 4. The Nineteen Seventies : The rapid growth of A.A. in Nova Scotia; A.A. Public Information in Nova Scotia; District Growth; A.A. Round-ups started during the 1970's. Chapter 5. The Nineteen Eighties : The Nova Scotia A.A. Archives; The Nova Scotia Service Week-end; The 50th International Convention; The National Convention in Halifax. Chapter 6. The Nineteen Nineties : Other A.A. Round-ups and Local Events; A.A. Clubs; The Twenty Questions; Our Twelve Steps - from the Atlantic Anchorage; Time For Reflection; Dr. Bob's Home; Groups Listed in A.A. Directories Since 1946. Penned name, else very good. Uncommon. 30.00

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9 ALCOTT, Louisa M. Hospital Sketches and Camp and Fireside Stories.
Roberts Brothers, Boston, 1890, 
ALCOTT, Louisa M. Hospital Sketches and Camp and Fireside Stories. With Illustrations. Boston : Roberts Brothers, 1890. Pp (4),i-ii,[1]-379,(3), frontis + 2 plates. 8vo, brown cloth, maroon decoration and gilt lettering to front board and spine. Louisa May Alcott (1832–1888) was an American novelist, best known for the novel Little Women. She was a nurse in the Union Hospital at Georgetown, D.C., for six weeks in 1862-1863. Her letters home, revised and published in the Commonwealth and collected as Hospital Sketches (1863, republished with additions in 1869), garnered her first critical recognition for her observations and humor. Cocked, wear to spine ends and corners, cloth smudged, else very good. 80.00

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10 ALEXANDER, David G. SAGER, Eric, compiler FISCHER, Lewis PIERSON, Stuart Atlantic Canada and Confederation : Essays in Canadian Political Economy. First Edition, Paperback
University of Toronto Press, Toronto Press, 1983, ISBN:0802065120 1983 0802065120 / 9780802065124 
ALEXANDER, David G. Atlantic Canada and Confederation : Essays in Canadian Political Economy. Compiled by Eric W. Sager, Lewis R. Fischer, and Stuart O. Pierson. Toronto : "Published in association with Memorial University of Newfoundland by University of Toronto Press", (1983). First Edition. Pp (5),v-xviii,(2),[3]-157,(1) including portrait frontispiece. With a few maps, tables & graphs in the text. 8vo (147 x 228 mm), blue map-illustrated cardcovers, with white letters to spine.

David George Alexander (b. April 1, 1939, Nanaimo, British Columbia -d. July 25, 1980).
See ENL I:37-8.

"The nine essays in this posthumous volume are linked by a recurring theme - an affirmation of the integrity and viability of the small society and culture in the economic blocs and political federations of the modern world.

Alexander maintained that there was an economic base for the provinces of Atlantic Canada in the resources of the region and the genius of its people. In these essays he launched an assault on the beliefs that hindered the develpment of that base while searching for policies necessary to sustain that society. He indicated Canadian trade policies. He stated that neither the date nor the fact of entry into Confederation offered an economic panacea for any of the Atlantic provinces - but that the question of political and economic accmmodation within the larger federation was critical.

Alexander's study of the rise and decline of the shipping industry in Atlantic Canada in the nineteenth century revealed a regional industry with resources, capital and entrepreneurial talent to compete successfully in international trade. It also reinforced his belief that subsequent regional disadvantages grew as much from institutional and political factors as from the unimpeded operation of comparative advantage and market forces.

The volume pleads for a stronger federalism based on the belief that the survival of the Canadian Confederation depends upon the rebirth of pride and self-respect among Canada's diverse peoples. These essays are part of that heritage and that rebirth." - the rear.

Introduction : The Essays of David Alexander;
David Alexander : A Reminiscence" by Stuart O. Pierson;
1. Development and Dependence in Newfoundland, 1880-1970;
2.The Political Economy of Fishing in Newfoundland (pp.32-43);
3. Canadian Regionalism : A Central Problem;
4. Economic Growth in the Atlantic Region, 1880 to 1940;
5. New Notions of Happiness : Nationalism, Regionalism, and Atlantic Canada;
6. Old and New Money;
7. The Erosion of Social Democracy in Canada;
8. Literacy and Economic Development in Nineteenth-Century Newfoundland
9. Convocation address, Memorial University of Newfoundland, 1978.
With a checklist of publications by David G. Alexander.
With index.

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11 ALEXANDER, Henry. English Language in Canada. An Essay prepared for the Royal Commission on National Development in the Arts, Letters and Sciences 1949-1951.
Edmond Cloutier, Printer to the King's Most Excellent Majesty, Ottawa , 1951, 
ALEXANDER, Henry. The English Language in Canada. An Essay prepared for theRoyal Commission on National Development in the Arts, Letters and Sciences 1949-1951. Ottawa : Edmond Cloutier, Printer to the King's Most Excellent Majesty, 1951. Pp 13-24. 8vo, white stapled card covers. Rubbed and creased, else very good. 15.00

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12 ALEXEYEV, Pyotr Soviet Booklet No. 84 Delay is Dangerous : The Soviet View on the German Problem. Questions Answered by Pyotr Alexeyev
Soviet Booklets, London, 1962, 
ALEXEYEV, Pyotr. Delay is Dangerous : The Soviet View on the German Problem. Questions Answered by Pyotr Alexeyev. London : Soviet Booklet No. 84, January 1962. Pp (4),5-[24]. 8vo, white stapled card covers, lettered in blackand red. "The Novosti Press Agency in the U.S.S.R. receives many letters f rom its foreign readers in which they ask questions about Germany and West Berlin. This is quite natural. The attention of people in diverse countriesis now focused on this problem. We have picked out the questions asked mos t often and put them to our commentator Pyotr Alexeyev. The Novosti Press Agency hopes that this booklet will help the British public to gain a correct understanding of the Soviet Union's position on the German problem." Shipping charges may be reduced due to its light weight. Very good. 25.00

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13 ALLEN, Anna Lee COOGAN, Barbara Tracy (ed.) Dear Humpy Sim : Letters of Anna Lee Allen to Mary Helen Humphrey, 1891-1902
Barbara Tracy Coogan, 1981, 
ALLEN, Anna Lee. Dear Humpy Sim : Letters of Anna Lee Allen to Mary Helen Humphrey, 1891-1902. Edited by her daughter Barbara Tracy Coogan. N.pl.: (Barbara Tracy Coogan, 1981). Pp (10),1-83,(7). Illustrated. 8vo, blue stapledcatrd covers, lettered in black. Contents : Foreword (by Barbara Tracy Coo gan); Biography 1869-1902; Lady Teachers 1891-1892; Of course we know John Fiske in Canton 1893-1894; I adorn no clubs this year 1895-1898; An experience I much desire 1899-1900; I may go East 1900; Talking it over 1900-1901;With the proper man 1901-1902; The last of Anna Lee Allen 1902; Biography 1902-1947. Very good. 25.00

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14 ALLWORTH, Edward (ed.) Central Asia Book Series Tatars of the Crimea : Their Struggle for Survival : Original Studies from North America, Unofficial and Official Documents from Czarist and Soviet Sources. in dustjacket
Duke University Press, Durham and London, 1988, ISBN:0822307588 
ALLWORTH, Edward (ed.). Tatars of the Crimea : Their Struggle for Survival : Original Studies from North America, Unofficial and Official Documents from Czarist and Soviet Sources. Durham and London : Duke University Press, 1988. Pp (4),[v]-xii,(6),[3]-394,(6). Illustrated. Map. Index. 8vo, blue cloth, black letterin g to spine. In the Central Asia Book Series. "The Tatars, an Islamic people native to the Crimea in the Soviet Union, burst into world consciousness in the summer of 1987 when large numbers of them tested glasnost by demonstrating in Red Sauare, protesting eviction from their homeland during World War II. To Stalin and his regime, the Tatars had been collaborator with the Nazis: but the Tatars claim that an entire people was made to suffer for the crimes of a few. and tiie real reason for their resettlement was to populate the strategic Crimean area with ethnic Russians. Since 1944 deportation - in which large numbers died - Tatars have long soughtto return to the Crimea from what they consider exile and detention in Uzb ekistan. The contributors to this volume consider the issues involved in the case, analyze recent developments, and offer important personal witness to the events." (from the dj). Contents : 1. The Crimean Tatar Case (by Edward Allwort). Part I - Generating Group Leadership : 2. Ismail Gaspirali, Model Leader for Asia (byAlan W. Fisher). 3. The Elders of the New National Movement: Recollections (by Ayshe Seytmuratova). 4. Mustafa Jemilev, His Character and Convictions (by Ludmilla Alexeyeva). 5. Documents [...]. Part II- Government and Party Actions - Group Responses : 6. Ismail Bey Gasprinsk ii (Gaspirali), the Discourse of Modernism, and the Russians (by EDward J. Lazzerini). 7. Mass Exile, Ethnocide, Group Derogation—Anomaly or Norm in Soviet Nationality Policies? (by Edward Alllworth). 8. The Crimean Tatar Drive for Repatriation: Some Comparisons with Other Mov ements of Dissent in the USR (by Peter Reddaway). 9. Documents [...]. Part III - Sustaining Nationality Group Identity : 10. Symbols: The National Anthem and Patriotic Songs by Three Poets (by Seyit Ahmet Kirimca). 11. Rituals: Artistic, Cultural,and Social Activities (by Riza Gulum). 12. Structures: The Importance of F amily—A Personal Memoir (by Mubeyyin Batu Altan); Personal Letters: "Letterfrom Mustafa Jemilev . . . to Fikret Yurter . . . (1978)"; "Letter from Mu stafa Jemilev to his niece . . . (1980)"; "Letter from Mustafa Jemilev . . . to Fikret Yurter . . • (1981)"; "Letter from a Crimean Tatar in the USSR to Relatives . (1966)". 13. Documents [...]. Very good in dustjacklet. 40.00

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15 ALSOP, Susan Mary TREE, Marietta To Marietta from Paris 1945-1960. First British Edition in dustjacket
Weidenfeld and Nicolson, London, 1976, ISBN:0297770942 
ALSOP, Susan Mary. To Marietta from Paris 1945-1960. London : Weidenfeld and Nicolson, (1976). First British Edition. Pp (8),ix-xi,(3),1-370,+ 8 pp plates. Index. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. "Their friendship began when, as teen-aged girls, they engaged in spirited political discussions over peanut-butter-and-jelly sandwiches one Maine summer; it went on to span decades and continents. As the wife of an American attache to the United States Embassy in Paris, Susan Mary Alsop kept up an intimate, witty, andextremely candid correspondence with her childhood friend Marietta Tree. T his remarkable epistolary journal records her impressions of the exciting years she spent as an observer from a very privileged vantage point, as a ravaged Europe emerged from World War II. Here she describes everything from her conversations with Winston Churchill (He has decided I am...French...and nothing will deter him from speaking French to me) and visits to the stately homes of England (Lunching with the Duke of Marlborough is a mixed pleasure. His palace and his park are superb...but he is an arrogant, odious host who thinks he is a lady-killer) to the sound advice she received on the secrets of entertaining from "the only really glamorous woman in the world," Lady Diana Cooper (Oh just give..plenty of booze and hope it will go.) Whether Mrs. Alsop is confiding delicious pieces of gossip about the people who shaped an age--the Windsors, Harold Nicolson and Vita Sackville-West, the Mitford sisters, Rothschilds, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Ho Chi Minh, Elizabeth and Margaret Cocteau, Camus and Sartre, Dior and Balmain--or giving serious assessments in her reporting of events that once again brought the world perilously close to war--the Berlin blockade, French Indo-China, Suez, and Hungary--what emerges from her letters is a spontaneous, totally unaffected, and living social history. All these stories will be in the history books, Mrs. Alsop wrote her friend, but it does send a chill down one's spine to hear them told by the actors in the drama." (from the dj). Penned name, else very good in nicked and torn, but unclipped, dustjacket. 40.00

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16 American Lady, An. True Politeness : A Hand-book of Etiquette for Ladies
Leavitt & Allen, New York, 1853, 
American Lady, An. True Politeness : A Hand-book of Etiquette for Ladies. New York : Leavitt & Allen, 27 Dey-Street, 1853. (Copyright 1847 by George S. Appleton). Pp (4),[5]-64. 16mo, purple pressed cloth, gilt lettering and vignette of two ladies greeting each other to front board, gilt lettering to spine, all edges gilt. Contents : Introductions; Recognitions and Salutations; Dress and Fashion; Conversation - Tattling; Visits and Visiting; Receiving Visits; Ball-Room - Parties - Dancing; Music; The Dinner Table; Courtship and Marriage; Servants; Letters and Notes; Funerals; Cards; Presents; General Observations. Spine and margins sunned, endpapers browned, penned name, else a nice, bright copy. 100.00

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17 American Shipmasters' Association Record of American and Foreign Shipping
American Shipmasters' Association, New York, 1877, 
(American Shipmasters' Association). Record of American and Foreign Shipping. Established 1867. Surveys Made and Complied under the Direction of the American Shipmasters' Association, with the Sanction of The New York Board of Underwriters, to Provide a Standard American Classification of Vessels. New York : American Shipmasters' Association, January 1st, 1877. Pp lix,(1),1- Thick large 8vo, full gilt decorated black leather.
The American Shipmasters' Association (later to become the American Bureau of Shipping) produced these Lloyds-like registers annually. This is an uncommon early edition.
Each vessel is described using thirteen occasionally connecting columns:
For example
1.Number / Official Number / Signal Letters 926 / 48,192 / VRMJ 2. Vessel's Name and Master. Horton / Martell 3. Rig. Sch 4. / 5.: Nation, Port Belonging to, Br / Halifax Reg. Dimensions: Length, Breadth, Depth. 82 / 24.3 / 10.2 6. Tons / Decks / Draft. 122 7./8. Built: When / Where / Builder. '64 / Maitland, N.S. 9. Owners. H. Martell 10. Remarks. M;If;S;rps5,71 11. Years.12. Rate. 2 13. Last Survey. Port 5 '71

1. Number / Official Number / Sign al Letters 445 / 36,900 / SBQW 2. Vessel's Name and Master. Eliza Frazer / H. Savage 3. Rig. Bk 4. / 5.: Nation, Port Belonging to, Br / Colchester Reg. Dimensions: Length, Breadth, Depth. 104.2 / 26.5 / 11.9 6. Tons / Decks / Draft. 193 7./8. Built: When / Where / Builder. '61 4 / Merigomish, N.S. 9. Owners. Wm. B. Jones 10. Remarks. M;Icf;Z3;63 11. Years. 12. Rate. 13. Last Survey. N.Y. 7 '63

As one would expect many Nova Scotian coastal towns listed under "Where Builder": Advocate, Antigonish, Annapolis, Apple River,Arichat, Argyle, Aylesford, Baddeck, Barrington, Bay de Vert, Bear River, Beaver River, Bedford Basin, Black Rock, Black River, Bras d'Or, [Cape Breton], Bridgetown, Broad Cove, Burncoat, Canning, Cape Cove, Cape George, Chester, Cheverie, Church Point, Clementsport, Clifton, Clyde River, Colchester, Cornwallis, Digby, Economy, French Town, Granville, Green Cove, Green Harbour, Guysboro, Halifax, Hall's Harbour, Hampton, Havre Boucher, Hillsborough, Horton, Ingram River, Jordan River, Kempt, La Have, Liscomb, Little Brook, Liverpool, Londonderry, Lower Village, Lunenburg, Maccan, Mahone Bay, Maitland, Margaretville, Merigomish, Meteghan, Mill Creek, Milton, Moose Brook, Moses [Moser] River, Mount Denson New Glasgow, Newport, Noel, North Sydney, Oak Point, Parrsboro, Pereaux, Pictou, Pleasant Cove, Point Brűlé, Pomquet, Port Gilbert, Port Greville, Port Medway, Port Williams, Princeport,Pubnico, Pugwash, Raquette, River Hebert, River John, St. Ann's, Saint Mar y's Bay, Sable River, Salmon Point, Salmon River, Sandy Cove, Scott's Bay, Sheet Harbour, Shelburne, Spry Bay, Summerville, Tatamagouche, Tusket, Wallace, Westport, Weymouth, Wilmot, Windsor, Yarmouth
Wear to edges, some scuffing, else very good. Copy 960. 700.00

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18 AMYOT, Chantal, Bianca GENDREAU, and John WILLIS BROUSSEAU, Francine, ed. Special Delivery : Canada's Postal History. First Edition in dustjacket.
Goose Lane Editions, Canadian Museum of Civilization, Canadian Postal Museum, Fredericton and Hull, 2000, ISBN:0864923104 2000 0864923104 / 9780864923103 
AMYOT, Chantal, Bianca GENDREAU, and John WILLIS. Special Delivery : Canada's Postal History. Edited by Francine Brousseau. Principal photography by Claire Dufour. [Preface by The Honourable André Ouellet]. (Fredericton, New Brunswick and Hull) : Goose Lane Editions, Canadian Museum of Civilization - Canadian Postal Museum, (2000). First Printing. Pp. (6),vii-xi,(1),13-150,(2). Illustrated in colour. Folio, black paper-covered boards with gilt lettering to front and spine.

"Sending and receiving mail lies at the heart of our lives and the history of our vast country. Dymbolized by the letter carrier, the letter, or the stamp, the post is part of our daily life. The postal system has taken part in Canada's great historical moments: in the fur trade, in the construction of the railway, on the abttlefield. It has evolved with the rhythm of explorers' journeys and the transformation of the land into the Canada we know today. The post office stands, literally and figuratively, right in the centre of our villages and cities, and it remains at the centre of our modern communications network.

To celebrate Canada's postal heritage, 'Special Delivery' showcases the jewels in the collection of the Canadian Postal Museum and tells the stories of our rarest and most beautiful stamps. Archival photos bring to life horse-drawn wagons and sleighs, early aircraft and snowmobiles, and remote post offices. Modern photos show the jets and trucks that move today's huge volume of mail.

Throughout the history of Canada's postal system, some things never change. It's the people - the clerks, the sorters, the drivers, the letter carriers, the postmasters - who make the mail go through. The responsibility of delvering the mail and the excitement of receiving it are the same today as they were in the days of sail." - from the dustjacket.

Preface by Hon. André Ouellet;
Foreword by Francine Brousseau;

The chapters [un-numbered in the book] are:
1. The Post: Carrier of the World (by John Willis);
2. Putting Pen to Paper (by Bianca Gendreau);
3. The Colonial Era : Bringing the Post to North America (by John Willis); ;
4. Postage Stamps: Windows on the World (by Chantal Amyot);
5. The Post Office : At the Heart of the Nation (by Chantal Amyot);
6. The Rural Postmaster (by John Willis) [includes of text about and photos of mail-order catalogues, Simpson's, Eatons, Canadian Tire, Dupius, etc];
7. Home Delivery (by Bianca Gendreau);
8. Wartime Mail : Love and Life on the Line (by John Willis);
9. Art and the Post (by Chantal Amyot);
10. When the Post Goes Pop! (by Bianca Gendreau) [on postal related books, toys, etc];
11. Moving the Mail (by Bianca Gendreau). With notes, bibliography and index.

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19 ANDERSEN, Wayne KLEIN, Barbara GAUGUIN, Paul) Gauguin's Paradise Lost. 1st US in dj
Viking, New York, 1971, ISBN:0670335932 
ANDERSEN, Wayne. Gauguin's Paradise Lost. with the assistance of Barbara Klein. N.Y.: Viking Press, (1971). First Printing. Pp 371. Illustrated. 8vo, tan cloth spine, green cloth boards. "Gauguin's Paradise Lost encompasses both in an entirely new approach to the history of art. Andersen has made a thorough analysis of Gauguin's work, his personal writings as well as his art, letters, documents, and other sources, and has incorporated his interpretations of this material, much of which is new even to art historians, into the exciting story of Gauguin's psychological developments." Vg-fine in nicked, price-clipped dj. 30.00

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20 ANDERSON, Lindsay, Captain JOHNSTON, W.H., preface Cruise in an Opium Clipper. New Edition
George Allen & Unwin Ltd, London, 1935, 
ANDERSON, Lindsay, Captain. A Cruise in an Opium Clipper. With a new Preface by W.H. Johnston. London : George Allen & Unwin Ltd, (1935). New Edition,Entirely Re-set. Pp (8),[9]-224. Illustrated. 8vo, grey cloth, blue letter ing to front board and spine, top edge dyed blue. Ships mentioned in the Preface include the Eamont, the America, and the Hispaniola. Contents : Preface. 1. I Take Service on Board an Opium Clipper at Shanghai; 2. A Visit to a Sailors' Boarding-House; 3. Sailors' Wrongs and Remedies — a Crimp's Tricks; 4. A Crimp's Tricks {continued); 5. I Make Acquaintance With My New Shipmates; 6. A Secret Expedition; 7. A Typhoon; 8. A Typhoon [continued); 9. The Typhoon Passes Away; 10. We Arrive at Moy and Refit; 11. The Captain Explains the Nature of the Enterprise; 12. We Reach Our Destination, but Cannot Pass the Reef; 13. Seeking for a Passage; 14. Still Seeking; 15. A Passage Discovered; 16. Bumping Over the Reef; 17. A Snug Harbour, but a JealousNeighbour; 18. We Do a Good Trade; 19. Traffic on Board; 20. Surveying the Entrance to the Harbour; 21. Surveying Operations Continued; 22. We Succes sfully Cross the Reef in a Boat; 23. Return Across the Reef; 24. More Trading; 25. The Last of Our Cargo Sold - Symptoms of a Typhoon; 26. A Typhoon; 27. Anl Armed Junk Grounds Close to Us — We Capture Her — The Dutch Schooner Swept Away; 28. We Search for the Schooner and Find Her Ashore — A Brush with Wreckers; 29. We Rescue the Crew — My Party Relieved by the Captain and a Fresh Party; 30. Miraculous Escape trom Hostile Natives — The Captain and His Men Hunted by Them; 31. Search for Missing Men — Horrible Discovery;32. An Expedition — We Capture a Mandarin; 33. Preparations for a Second E xpedition; 34. We Disembark at the Wreckers' Village; 35. The Mandarin Escapes — We Burn the Village and Return Safely; 36. A Jesuit Missionary Seeks Refuge With Us — Tells of Hostile Intentions Against Us — We Resolve to Negotiate; 37. Native Merchants Ransom the Junk — They Promise to Use Their Influence Wl'th the Chief Mandarin of the District; 38. We Proceed to the Chief Mandarin's Village, Reach Our Destination, and Land Without Opposition; 39. A Satisfactory Arrangement — We Visit the Schooner and Bury the Murdered Men; 40. The Natives Attack Us by Land and Water — They Are Easily Repulsed; 41. News of the Approach of a Squadron of Formosian War Junks; 42. The Arrival of the Squadron Announced — We Capture the Leading Junk as it Enters the Harbour; 43. The Other Three Junks Captured One by One; 44. Peace Placed on a Firm Basis; 45. We Leave — Cross the Reef Safely — Reach Amoy — I Am Sent to Hongkong with Letters for the Owners - Conclusion. Slightly cocked, spine and covers browned and smudged, name, some minor foxing and smudging internally, else good. 65.00

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