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1 ACORN, Milton LAING, Don MILLER, Glenn HEAD, Jim In the Sky
Thomas Nelson & Sons, 1976, 
ACORN, Milton. "In the Sky". A poem published in Signatures : Poems of Canada : Two, edited by Jim Head, Don Laing and Glenn Miller, p. 55. (Don Mills, Ont.): Thomas Nelson & Sons, (1976). Pp. 70. Large 8vo, red card covers, grey ill. to front, grey titles to front and spine. Also includes Alden Nowlan's "On the Nature of Human Compassion"; Margaret Atwood's "Bull Song" and "The Animals in That Country": Irving Layton's "The Predator". Verical crease the length of the front cover, spine and front worn, else vg. 15.00

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Field and Forest Rambles, With Notes on the Natural History of Eastern History of Eastern Canada, ADAMS, A.Leith
2 ADAMS, A.Leith Field and Forest Rambles, With Notes on the Natural History of Eastern History of Eastern Canada
Henry S. King, London, 1873, 
ADAMS, A.Leith. Field and Forest Rambles, With Notes on the Natural Historyof Eastern Canada. London : Henry S. King & Co., 1873. Pp (6), vii-xvi, [1 ]-333, (1), (1, adv.), (1), frontis., 2 maps (1 fldg), 1 geological cross-section plate. 8vo, original pressed green cloth, gilt to spine. Waterston 138. "British surgeon-major Adams was ordered to New Brunswick from Malta. Here he explored and recorded wildlife and geology on the Restigouche and Miramichi and St.John Rivers. He quotes his seasonal observations during wilderness wanderings over a three-year period." - Waterston p.138. par Much onnative people, birds, trout, moose, deer, &c. Among the running haeds (ind icating short sections) are University of New Brunswick, Extermination of the Native Animals, Effects of the Climate on Europeans, Leprosy among the French Settlers of Tracadie, The Monster of Lake Utopia, A Backwood Shanty and its Inmates, Strange Mode of Decoying Wild Fowl, and Ludicrous Occurenceat an Inn. Original spine expertly relaid, a very attractive copy, with th e book label of a Kansas City Jost. 225.00

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3 ADAMS, Ansel, and John MUIR MUIR, John ADAMS, Ansel MAUK, Charlotte E. (ed.) Yosemite and the Sierra Nevada. First Edition in dustjacket
Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston, 1948, 
ADAMS, Ansel, and John MUIR. Yosemite and the Sierra Nevada. Photographs byAnsel Adams. Sel;ections from the Works of John Muir. Edited by Charlotte E. Mauk. Boston : Houghton Mifflin Company, 1948. First Edition. Pp (12),ix-xix,(5),3-132,(2),+ 64 leaves of black-and-white plates. Large 8vo, tan cloth, brown lettering to front board and spine. "This book is an interpretation, in text and photographs, of Yosemite Valley and the Sierra Nevada range of mountains. the text is from the works of John Muir, a naturalist whosewriting reveals the excitement and beauty and strength in a world untouche d by man. the photographs were created by Ansel Adams, whose camera discovers that which lies before us all - and magically, what our eyes may fail tocommunicate to our hearts. this combination of word and image creates a st atement of grater intensity than either word or image alone. Sixty-four photographs are beautifully reproduced in this big book. Mr. Adams has chosen phrases from Muir which, facing the photographs, are perfect captions. These photographs are the work of several years, and almost all are here reproduced for the first time. The text has been taken from Mountains of California, The Yosemite, My First Summer in the Sierra, and others of Muir's best-known book. the selections have been wove into a unified description of thecountry, in all seasons and in all mods, by Miss Charlotte Mauk of Berkele y, California. The lines which delimit Yosemite on a map have no meaning onthe high watershed ridges which are the geographic boundaries of the Park. In actuality, the spirit of Yosemite depends on an environment which exten ds to the Pacific and to the clear bleak loneliness of the deserts beyond the Sierra crest. Begin with the rolling hills of the Coast Range and the wide expanse of the Central Valley. Climb, as Muir did when he was shepherding his flocks, the rugged foothills of the Sierra. See Yosemite in its high-mountain matrix; cross the Sierra to the wild and barren beauty of Mono; look at Tahoe on the north, the great ranges south of Yosemite, and the tremendous tossing wall of the east face of the Sierra. Behold mountains and quiet pools, twigs, clouds, canyons, stones - great vistas and intimate realities." (from the dj). Contents : Introduction. A biography of John Muir. Selections from the Works of John Muir : I. The Sierra Nevada : The range of light; The snow and the glaciers. II. The Yosemite : Into the mountains; Characteristics of the canyons; The incomparable Yosemite; The approach to thevalley; The first view - the Bridal Veil; General features of the valley; The upper canyons; Natural features near the valley; Down the Yosemite Creek: The Yosemite Fall; A wonderful ascent; The grandeur of Yosemite Fall; The Nevada Fall; The Vernall Fall; The Illilouette Fall; The beauty of the rainbows. III. My first sumer in the Sierra : Through the foothills with a flock of sheep; In the camp on the Norht Fork of the Merced; To the high mountains; The Yosemite; Mount Hoffmann and Lake Tenaya; The Mono Trail; BloodyCanyon and Mono Lake; The Tuolumne Camp. IV. Winter in the Yosemite : A ho me in winter; The snow; Snow banners. V. Sierra thunderstorms : Sierra thunderstorms. Photographs by Ansel Adams : The Photographs : Notes on the photographs; Photographic data; Sources of exerpts used with photographs. Very good in spine-chipped, but unclipped, dustjacket. 125.00

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4 ADAMS, Ansel. ALINDER, Mary Street. Ansel Adams : An Autobiography. First Edition in dustjacket.
New York Graphic Society / Little Brown and Company, Boston, 1985, ISBN:0821215965 
ADAMS, Ansel. Ansel Adams : An Autobiography. With Mary Street Alinder. Boston: Little, Brown and Company, (1985). First Printing. A New York Graphic Society Book. Pp. (8),ix-xii,(2),1-400,(2). With 277 black and white illustrations to text. Square 4to, red cloth with silver lettering to spine. "Hiswas a world of mountains and woodlands andthe vast, timeless reach of the western landscape. If a country as limitless as this can ever be said to have posed for its portrait, certainly the photographer behind the camera wasAnsel Adams. And now he has given us this book. Here, in his prodigiously illustrated autobiography, completed just prior to his death in 1984, is Adams' testament of a life of dedication, adventure, achievement, remarkable friendships, plainspoken wisdom, and a concern for man and nature. It is a memoir of times spent with Alfred Stieglitz, Georgia O'Keeffe, Edward Weston, Nancy and Beaumont Newhall, Imogen Cunningham, Edwin Land, and so many more in the pantheon of the art and photography world. Here, not only in hisown words but also in photographs the world over (and many others never be fore pbulished), this extraordinary man steps forward to share with us his love of music, the beauty of the wilderness, loyalties and dreams, and thatclear-eyed vision that saw beyond the mountains the heart of America." - f rom the dustjacket. Very good in price-clipped dustjacket. Due to the weight of this book, extra shipping charges may be necessary to cover postage oninternational orders. 40.00

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5 ADELMANN, Frederick J., ed. Boston College Studies in Philosophy, Volume 1 Quest for the Absolute
Boston College, Martinus Nijhoff, Chestnut Hill and The Hague, 1966, 
ADELMANN, Frederick J., ed. The Quest for the Absolute. Frederick J. Adelmann, Editor. Chestnut Hill, MA and The Hague: Boston College and Martinus Nijhoff, 1966. Pp. (6),[vii]-xx,[1]-207,(1). 8vo, printed cream card covers with french flaps. Boston College Studies in Philosophy, Volume 1. "This volume of essays is of especial interest to scholars working in the areas of the studies. The insights developed especially in the medieval period are valuable to students of this period. The studies range on metaphysical and historical thems from the later Aristotelians through the Greek Fathers, JohnDamascene, Aquinas, Suarez, Solovyov, Marx and Merleau-Ponty. The student interested in Marxism will find new developments of the thought of Solovyovand Contemporary Marxism. Studies of modern thinkers like Solovyov, Husser l and Marx from a scholastic background will be helpful for those preparingdissertations on these philosophers. The copious references are valuable g uides for future doctoral candidates in their work; and hence, this volume is an essential library acquisition for the university." - from the front flap. Contents: Stuart B. Martin's "The Nature of the Human Intellect as it is Expounded in Themistius' 'Paraphrasis in Libros Aristotelis de Anima'"; Frederick J. Adelmann's "The Theory of Will in St. John Damascene"; WilliamE. Carlo's "Idea and Concept: a Key to Epistemology"; John P. Rock's "Divi ne Providence in St. Thomas Aquinas"; Norman H. Wells's "Descartes on Distinction"; Joseph L. Navickas's "Hegel and the Doctrine of Historicity of Vladimir Solovyov"; Thomas J. Blakeney's "The Salient Features of the Marxist-Leninist Theory of Knowledge"; and Richard T. Murphy's "A Metaphysical Critique of Method: Husserl and Merleau-Ponty". Covers rubbed with a small dampstain to upper left front corner, chip to head of spine, bookplate verso front cover, name, else very good. 30.00

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Fisherman's Summer in Canada. First Canadian Edition, AFLALO, F. G.
6 AFLALO, F. G. Fisherman's Summer in Canada. First Canadian Edition
McClelland & Goodchild, Ltd., Toronto, 1911, 
AFLALO, F. G. A Fisherman's Summer in Canada. Toronto: McClelland & Goodchild, Ltd., 1911. First Canadian Edition. Pp. 147. Illustrated with photographs. Frontis. 8vo, pressed maroon cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Spadoni and Donnelly 13. Chapters on fishing the Nipigon, New Brunswick, the Great Lakes, etc., plus a large portion devoted to to tuna fishing. Spine slightly faded, rubbed, ends bumped, semi-circular smudge to front cloth, corners lightly bumped, bookplate to front paste-dpwn, previous owner's name inked toffep. else vg. 100.00

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7 AKBALYAN, Ye. R. (compiler) Practical Dictionary of Siberia and the North, with CD-ROM
European Publications & Severnye Prostory,, Moscow, 1948, ISBN:5987970024 
AKBALYAN, Ye. R. (compiler). Practical Dictionary of Siberia and the North.Pp (8),[7]-1101,(3). Illustrated. Maps. Triple Column. 4to, grey imitation animal skin binding, with convex medallion and incised animals to front bo ard, and gilt letering on black label to spine. "Practical Dictionary of Siberia and the North" is the first universal edition in the history of worldbook publishing which embraces history, nature, geography, economy of the Russian North and its peoples, and ethnographic data on indigenous numerically small ethnic groups. The dictionary contains 500 black-and-white illustrations and three color insets with Northern maps, flora and fauna, and clothing of Northern peoples. Note: CD contains 2,000 more illustrations, photos, and maps, as well as sound tracks with samples of Northern ethnic music. ADDITIONAL SHIPPING CHARGES WILL BE REQUIRED FOR ORDERS OUTSIDE CANADA DUE TO ITS WEIGHT. Very good, with CD-ROM. 125.00

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8 ALBANESE, Catherine L. Nature Religion in America : From the Algonkian Indians to the New Age. First Edition in dustjacket.
University of Chicago Press, Chicago, 1990, ISBN:0226011453 
ALBANESE, Catherine L. Nature Religion in America : From the Algonkian Indians to the New Age . Chicago & London : University of Chicago Press, (1990). First Printing. Pp (6),vii-xvi,1-267,(5). Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. "This ground-breaking study reveals an unorganized and previously unacknowledged religion at the heart of American culture. Nature, Albanese argues, has provided a compelling religious center throughout American history. In a book of remarkable originality and vision, Albanese charts the multiple histories of American nature religion and explores the moral and spiritual responses the encounter with nature has provoked throughout American history. Tracing the connections between movements and individuals both unconventional and established, Albanese treats figures from popular culture, such as the nineteenth-century Hutchinson Family Singers and almanac-version Davy Crockett, as well as historically prominent culture brokers, including Thomas Jefferson, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Henry David Thoreau, and John Muir. Just as there are variant understandings of what nature is, there are diverse nature religions. Moving beyond Algonkian Indians, Anglo-American Puritans, and Revolutionary War patriots, Albanese argues persuasively for a classic American double vision of nature, notably articulated by Emerson and Thoreau. On the one hand, nature was real, and Americans should live in harmony with it; on the other, nature was illusory, and they should master it with the power of mind. The conceptual crack between nature real and nature illusory dogged later Americans: Albanese explores nineteenth-century wilderness preservation and mind cure and turns her attention,too, to physical forms of ature healing in movements such as water cure, h omeopathy, and chiropractic. She goes on in the twentieth century to find that the quantum provides a powerful metaphor to fill the crack between contrary views of nature. And she discovers old and new together in politicallyorganized Greens and feminist followers of' the Goddess, who also share a common landscape with nature writer Annie Dillard and Bear Tribe founder Sun Bear, with Reiki initiate healers and practitioners of macrobiotics. Throughout Nature Religion in America, Albanese emphasizes those who have not been formally trained as theologians, ceremonial leaders, or ethical guides.She demonstrates that nature religion in America has flourished among a ca dre of people who have thought and acted for themselves. The first of its kind, this study is a preliminary guide to a vast and previously uncharted religious world."" - from the dj. Foreword, by Martin E. Marty; Introduction: The Case for Nature Religion; 1. Native Ground: Nature and Culture in Early America; 2. Republican Nature: From the Revolution that Was Lawful to the Destiny That Was Manifest; 3. Wildness and the Passing Show : Transcendental Religion and Its Legacies; 4. Physical Religion: Natural Sin and Healing Grace in the Nineteenth Century; 5. Recapitulating Pieties: Nature's Nation in the Late Twentieth Century. With Epilogue, Notes, Suggestions for Further Reading and index. Very good in dustjacket. 16.00

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9 ALEXANDER, Martin S., ed. GRAHAM, Helen, ed. French and Spanish Popular Fronts : Comparative Perspectives. First Edition in dustjacket, signed.
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 1989, ISBN:0521350816 
ALEXANDER, Martin S. and Helen GRAHAM, eds. The French and Spanish Popular Fronts : Comparative Perspectives. Edited by Martin S. Alexander and Helen Graham. Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, (1989). First Printing. Pp.(4),v-xiv,1-277,(5). 8vo, black cloth with gilt lettering to spine. "The m enace of triumphant Nazism and fascism across Europe in the 1930s drove theleft into unity with liberals, in order to make common cause against the e xtremist right. Popular Front initiatives were a significant attempt to barthe way to further fascist victories. This collection of essays focuses sp ecifically on France and Spain as the only two countries where Popular Front coalitions won political power through the ballot box. From a comparativeperspective the volume gathers leading experts on the 1930s who travel bey ond the territory of orthodox political history. Taken together, their contributions provide the first multi-dimensional approach to the Front phenomenon. The Popular Fronts in France and Spain emerge here as more than elite political partnerships -- they were movements of the masses in search fo social, cultural and educational change." -from the dustjacket. Contents: 1. Joel Cotton: "The formation of the French Popular Front, 1934-6"; 2. SantosJulia: "The origins and nature of the Spanish Popular Front"; 3. H. Haywoo d Hunt: "The French Radicals, Spain and the emergence of appeasement"; 4. Michael Alpert: "The Spanish army and the Popular Front"; 5. Martin S. Alexander: "Soldiers and Socialists: the French officer corps and leftist government, 1935-7"; 6. Mary Vincent: "The Spanish Church and the Popular Front: the experience of Salamanca province"; 7. James Steel: "'La main tendue', the French Communist Party and the Catholic Church, 1935-7"; 8. Tom Kemp: "Trotskyist and left-wing critics of the Popular Front"; 9. Paul Heywood: "The development of marxist theory in Spain and the Frente Popular"; 10. DavidBerry: "The other Popular Front: French anarchism and the Front Revolution naire"; 11. Alan Forrest: "The French Popular Front and the politics of Jacques Doriot"; 12. Adrian Rossiter: "The Blum government, the Consiel National Economique and economic policy"; 13. Jose Manuel Macarro Vera: "Social and economic policies of the Spanish left in theory and in practice"; 14. Sian Reynolds: "Women, men and the 1936 strikes in France"; 15. David A.L. Levy: "From clientelism to communism: the Marseille working class and the Popular Front"; 16. Adrian Shubert: "A reinterpretation of the Spanish PopularFront: the case of Asturias"; 17. Julian Jackson: "Le temps des loisirs: p opular tourism and mass leisure in the vision of the Front Populaire"; 18. Christopher Cobb: "The educational and cultural policy of the Popular Frontgovernment in Spain, 1936-9"; 19. Martin Stanton: "French intellectual gro ups and the Popular Front: traditional and innovative uses of the media". Very good in dustjacket. Signed, dated, and warmly inscribed by editor Martin S. Alexander, on the first page. 50.00

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10 ALLAN, Peter John. CHRISTMAS, Henry, ed. Poetical Remains of Peter John Allan, Esq., Late of Fredericton, New Brunswick. With a Short Biographical Notice. First Edition. in original cloth
Smith, Elder, & Co, London, 1853, 
ALLAN, Peter John. The Poetical Remains of Peter John Allan, Esq., Late of Fredericton, New Brunswick. With a Short Biographical Notice. Edited by theRev. Henry Christmas. London : Smith, Elder, & Co., MDCCCLIII [1853]. Firs t Edition. Pp (4),[v]-xxiv,[1]-171,(1). 8vo, maroon pressed cloth, gilt lettering to spine. TPL 5364. "Peter John Allan (June 6, 1825 – October 21, 1848) was a Canadian poet. Peter John Allan was born in York, England, the third son of Dr. Colin Allan and Jane Gibbon. Peter John Allan's father was Chief Medical Officer at Halifax before moving to Fredericton in 1836 upon his retirement. Growing up in Fredericton, Peter John briefly attended King's College but left before completing his degree. He then turned to the study of law. About the same time, he began to publish his compositions in the New Brunswick Reporter and Fredericton Advertiser, a local newspaper published by James Hogg. Allan began to plan the publication of a volume of poetry. He solicited enough subscriptions to underwrite the cost of publication and had completed the manuscript when he died suddenly in 1848 at Fredericton, following a brief illness. His poems were posthumously published in London in the summer of 1853 by his brother, and entitled The Poetical Remainsof Peter John Allan. Influenced by the aesthetic concepts of the Romantic poets and especially by the style and versification of Lord Byron, Allan was able in his most effective poetry to break away from the moralistic attitudes and sentimental tone that had prevailed in locally written verse sincethe end of the 18th century. Allan was excited by the potential of man's i magination, by the range of experience that imagination offered to human consciousness, and by the relationship between the natural world and ideal reality, which only the imagination opened to human awareness. In his best poems, Allan used this intense sensitivity to ideal reality to control the rush of emotion he felt when confronted with the sensual beauty of nature. This control gave an intellectual toughness to his verse that was missing in the verses of contemporary Maritime poets such as Joseph Howe and Mary JaneKatzmann, who approached nature poetry by way of sentimentalism. The new n ote struck by Allan's verse was probably noticed by few. It had an immediate if muted effect on James Hogg's poetry, but it was not until the early verses of Charles G.D. Roberts and Bliss Carman that once again intellectual perception and emotional sensitivity were to be found in so subtle a balance in the poetry of Maritime Canada." - from wikipedia. Spine rebacked, binding repaired, cloth waterstained and soiled, some foxing and soiling to some leaves, gift inscription dated 1858, else very good. 400.00

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11 ALLARDT, Erik. Implications of the Ethnic Revival in Modern, Industrialized Society : A Comparative Study of the Linguistic Minorities in Western Europe. Commentationes Scientiarum Socialium, Vol. 12
Societas Scientiarum Fennica, Helsinki / Helsingfors , 1979, ISBN:9516530893 
ALLARDT, Erik. Implications of the Ethnic Revival in Modern, IndustrializedSociety : A Comparative Study of the Linguistic Minorities in Western Euro pe. Commentationes Scientiarum Socialium, Vol. 12 (1979). Helsinki – Helsingfors : Societas Scientiarum Fennica, (1979). Pp [1]-81,(3). Map. Tables. 8vo, blue printed card covers. Contents : 1. The recrudescence of ethnic mobilization in Western Europe. 2. Changes in the nature and the social significance of ethnicity. 3. Modes of categorization and the cultural division of labor. 4. Attempt at a statistical analysis of linguistic minorities in Western Europe. 5. Summary: The linguistic minorities in industrial society.Penned initials to front cover, else very good. 35.00

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12 ALLEN, C.R.K. Mskegooakade [Marshlands] Reprinted from the Journal of Education,
Nova Scotia Museum, Halifax , 1981, 
ALLEN, C.R.K. Mskegooakade [cover adds: Marshlands]. (Halifax : Nova ScotiaMuseum, 1981). Pp [1]-8. Illustrated. Double Column. 4to, illustrated gree n stapled card covers. Reprinted from the Journal of Education, Vol. 7, No.1, January, 1981. About the salt marshes which fringe the estuaries of the Chebogue and Tusket rivers in southwestern Nova Scotia. Very good. 10.00

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13 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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14 ALLEN, E. Chesley Poems
ALLEN, E. Chesley. Poems., October 5th, 1945. Pp (4),5-36. 8vo, card covers. Laugher p.5, Watters p.5. A collection of mostly nature poems by this Arcadia, Yarmouth County native. Light spotting to covers, else very good. 20.00

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15 ALSOP, Fred J., III. Birds of Canada
DK (c/o Tourmaline Editions Inc., Toronto, 2004, ISBN:1553630327 
ALSOP, Fred J., III. Birds of Canada. (Toronto) : DK (c/o Tourmaline Editions Inc., 2004). First Canadian Printing. Pp [1]-684. Illustrated. Index. Large 8vo, illustrated black paper covered boards, with matching dustjacket. Complete profiles of more than 600 species. Chapters include Visual References, Anatomy of Birds, Topography, Variations within Species, How to Identify Birds, Identifying Birds in Flight, Bird Silhouettes, Behavior, Distribution, Watching birds in backyard and field, Conservation, etc. ADDITIONAL SHIPPING CHATGES WILL BE REQUIRED DUE TO ITS MASSIVE WEIGHT. Very good in dustjacket. 35.00

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16 AMES, James Barr. Lectures on Legal History and Miscellaneous Legal Essays. With a Memoir.
Harvard University Press / Humphrey Milford, Oxford University Press, Cambridge / London , 1913, 
AMES, James Barr. Lectures on Legal History and Miscellaneous Legal Essays.With a Memoir. Cambridge : Harvard University Press / London : Humphrey Mi lford, Oxford University Press, (May) 1913. Second Thousand (Printing). Pp [i]-viii,[1]-553,(1), frontispiece portrait. Index. Large 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine, top edge gilt, others untrimmed. Ames (1846-1910) was dean of Harvard Law School from 1895 to 1910. Contents : Memoir of James Barr Ames. Points in Legal History: I. The Salic and Anglo-Saxon Courts. II. Substantive Law before the Time of Bracton. III. Appeals. IV. Trespass de Bonis Asportatis. V. Replevin. VI. Detinue. VII. Trover. VIII. Debt. IX.Covenant. X. Specialty Contracts and Equitable Defenses. XI. Account. XII. Simple Contracts prior to Assumpsit. XIII. Express Assumpsit. XIV. Implied Assumpsit. XV. Assumpsit for Use and Occupation. XVI. The Disseisin of Cha ttels. XVII. The Nature of Ownership. XVIII. The Inalienability of Choses in Acttion. XIX. Injuries to Realty. XX. The Origin of Uses. XXI. The Originof Trusts. XXII. Specific Performance of Contracts. Miscellaneous Legal Es says: Purchase for Value without Notice; The Doctrine of Price v. Neal; TheFailure of the "Tilden Trust"; Novation; Can a Murderer acquire Title by h is Crime, &c.; Two Theories of Consideration; The Vocation of the Law Professor; Mutuality in Specific Performance; Specific Performance for and against Strangers, &c.; Forged Transfers of Stock; How far an Act may be a Tort because of the wrongful Motive, &c.; Following misappropriated Property into its Product; Constructive Trusts based upon the Breach of an express oralTrust of Land; Law and Morals; Undisclosed Principal — His Rights and Liab ilities; James Bradley Thayer; Christopher Columbus Langdell. ADDITIONAL SHIPPING CHARGES WILL APPLY DUE TO ITS WEIGHT. Bubbling to cloth, penned giftinscription on paperclipped name card, rust stains from paperclip, else a very good copy. 75.00

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17 AMIS, Martin Time's Arrow. First American Edition in dustjacket
Harmony Books, 1991, 
AMIS, Martin. Time's Arrow or The Nature of the Offense. NY: Harmony Books,(1991). First US edition. Pp 168. 8vo, grey spine with black boards. Remai nder mark to bottom edge, else vg in very slightly rubbed dj. 30.00

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18 AMTMANN, Bernard. Bibliography of Canadian Children's Books and Books for Young People 1841-1967 investigation into the nature and extent of early Canadian children’sbooks and books for young people. / Livres de l'enfance & livres de la jeu nesse au Canada 1841-1967
AMTMANN, Bernard. A Bibliography of Canadian Children's Books and Books forYoung People 1841-1967 investigation into the nature and extent of early C anadian children’s books and books for young people. / Livres de l'enfance & livres de la jeunesse au Canada 1841-1967.. Montreal : (Bernard Amtmann Inc.), 1977. First Edition. Pp (6),v-viii,(1),1-124,(2). 8vo, light orange cardcovers. Very good. 35.00

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19 ANDERSON, Gary SUTTON, Ed Atlantic Salmon & The Fly Fisherman. First Trade Edition in dustjacket
Doubleday Canada Limited, Toronto, 1985, ISBN:0385232845 
ANDERSON, Gary. Atlantic Salmon & The Fly Fisherman. Sketches by Ed Sutton.(Toronto: Doubleday Canada Limited, 1985). Pp (14),[1]240,(2) + 8 p. of co lor photos. 4to, navy cloth, gilt lettering to spine. 20 chapters in 5 sections. In the section Where to Fish: Chapter 9: Rivers of Newfoundland and Labrador (pp.99-109). 10.The Varied Rivers of Nova Scotia 110-121); 11.The Mighty Miramichi (pp.122-137); also short sections on P.E.I. and other N.B. rivers in Chapter 13. Chapters 3 to 8 on technique; 14 to 16 "Fishing Experiences"; 17.Sharing the Salmon: Issues and Policies [commercial fishing, Native Indian fishery, poaching, &c]; 18.Salmon Conservation and Enhancement;19.Cooking the Catch. With a bibliography and an index. Out of print. "The Atlantic salmon has long been realized as the supreme challenge of the fly fisherman. A fish of puzzling moods and limited predictability, the Atlant ic salmon is not easily understood. This book helps unravel the mysteries of this king of fishes. It is an authoritative and personal account not onlyof the salmon and how it can be tempted to the fly, but of its preferences , personality and behaviour. It is a tale of the salmon's life and prospects; it is a record of the lore and traditions which surround salmon fishing in Canada and the United States. Individual chapters cover all the salmon producing areas of North America from the coast of Maine through to the northernmost reaches of Newfoundland, Labrador and Ungava and there are tables of proven methods on two dozen major rivers. Gary Anderson shares his intimate knowledge of the salmon and its rivers only after many years of detailed observation and research. There are over a hundred photographs covering ascore of rivers as well as line drawings, sketches and maps by wildlite ar tist Ed Sutton. This book is of interest to any fisherman who has dreamed of one day fishing the mighty salmon. It will teach the novice how to begin and for the most devout expert it will provide new insights. The book is written with a depth of understanding and appreciation of nature which inextricably links the angler with the salmon and the vaiues of the past with thepromise of the future." (from the dj). Full Contents : Foreword. Preface. Introduction : 1. The Salmon Rivers ot North America. 2. The Life Cycle : Early Life in the River; Migration to Sea; Grilse, Salmon and Large Salmon; Return to the River; Spawning; Kelts; Survival. Technique : 3. Knowing the Water : Where the Salmon lie; Knowing the Water. 4. Fishing the Wet Fly : Traditional Presentation; Angle of Cast and Mending the Line; The Speed of aWet Fly; Positioning the Fly; Raising the Fish; Striking. 5. Fishing the D ry Fly : Traditional Presentation; Hooking the Hsh; Refinements in Fly Presentation. 6. What fly? : Wet Flies; Dry Flies. 7. Difficult Water Conditions : High Water; Low Water. 8. The Fight : Playing the Salmon; Landing; Releasing; Storing the Fish. Where to Fish : 9. Rivers of Newfoundland and Labrador. 10. The Varied Rivers of Nova Scotia. 11. The Mighty Miramichi : History; The River and its Fish; The Fishing; Branches of the River; Conclusion. 12. The Aristocratic Rivers of Gaspesie. 13. The Other Salmon Rivers of North America : United States of America; New Brunswick; Prince Edward Island; Quehec North Shore; Ungava. Fishing Experiences : 14. First Fish of the Year. 15. Wilderness Canoeing for Atlantic Salmon. 16. Fishing in the GrandOld Style. Conclusion : 17. Sharing the Salmon: Issues and Policies : The Commercial Fishery; The Native Indian Fishery; Poaching; Sharing the Water;Angling Harvest. 18. Salmon Conservation and Enhancement : Pollution; Rive r Management; Research; River Development and Restoration; Leadership. 19. Cooking the Catch : Caring for the Catch; Recipies; Serving a Whole Salmon.20. The Odds of Success. Retrospect. Bibliography. Appendices. Index. Very good in dustjacket. 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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