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1 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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2 ADAMS, Kirstine and Andrew BYRNES BYRNES, Andrew Gender Equality and the Judiciary : Using International Human Rights Standards to Promote the Human Rights of Women and the Girl-child at the NationalLevel : Papers and Statements from the Caribbean Regional Judicial Colloqu ium, Georgetown, Guyana. pbk.
Commonwealth Secretariat, London, 1999, ISBN:0850925770 
ADAMS, Kirstine and Andrew BYRNES. Gender Equality and the Judiciary : Using International Human Rights Standards to Promote the Human Rights of Womenand the Girl-child at the National Level : Papers and Statements from the Caribbean Regional Judicial Colloquium, Georgetown, Guyana, 14-17 April 1997 . Edited by Kirstine Adams and Andrew Byrnes. (London): Commonwealth Secretariat, (December 1999). Pp. [i]-xii,1-289,(1). 8vo, illustrated pink and purple card covers. "This publication presents papers contributed by seniorjudges, lawyers, academics and representatives of international and non-go vernment organisations involved in promoting the human rights of women and the girl-child. It provides an overviw of international and regional human rights of women, highlights the importance of using a gender perspective injudicial decision-making, examines challenges involved in promoting the hu man rights of women and the girl-child in domestic litigation, and exploresways in which international human rights standards can be relied on to ens ure gender equality at the national level." - from the rear cover. "Legislation on Violence against Women in the Areas of Sexual Offences, Domestic Violence and Sexual Harassment: Comparison with International Standards and Existing Commonwealth Caribbean Legislation"; "Using General Human Rights Instruments to Advance the Human Rights of Women"; "Using Gender-Specific Human Rights Instruments in Domestic Litigation: The Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women"; "Gender and the Judiciary; Confronting Gender Bias"; "International and Regional Standards of Women's Rights: Their Importance and Impact on the Domestic Scene - the Position in Zimbabwe "; "Domestic Litigation and the Advancement of Women's Rights: Perspectives and Experiences from the South Pacific"; "The Relevance of International Standards to Constitutional Litigation in the Commonwealth Caribbean: A General Survey with Emphasis on Gender Equality Issues "; "International Labour Standards of Particular Relevance to Women Workers: Application in the Caribbean "; "Equality Jurisprudence under Commonwealth Caribbean Constitutions Litigation relating to the Human Rights of Women, Eastern Caribbean "; "Protecting and Promoting the Rights of the Girl-Child in Commonwealth Jurisdictions with Emphasis on Commercial Sexual Exploitation "; "Protecting and Promoting the Rights of the Girl-Child in Caribbean Jurisdictions"; and more. Very good. 60.00

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3 AFLALO, F.G. Sunset Playgrounds : Fishing Days and Others in California and Canada. First Edition
Witherby & Co., 1909., London, Witherby & Co., 1909., 1909, 
AFLALO, F.G. Sunset Playgrounds : Fishing Days and Others in California andCanada. London : Witherby & Co., 1909. First Edition. Pp. (2),[iii]-xii,(2 ),[3]-251,(1) + frontispiece + 31 plates of photos. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Hand, A Bookman's Guide to Hunting, Shooting, Angling, and Related Subjects, A45. Leaving Britain on the liner Tagus and returning on the Empress of Ireland. Part I. From the Solent to the Golden Gates. 1. Days on the Caribbean; 2. New Orleans; 3. A Railroad Journey. Part II. California. 1. San Francisco; 2. The Lake of My Dreams [Lake Tahoe]; 3. The Finest Sea-Fishing in the World; 4. The Yosemite Valley and the Big Trees. Part III. - Two Cities. 1. A City of Roses [Portland, Oregon]; 2. Good-Bye to the States [Seattle, Washington]. Part IV. Canada. 1. The Pacific Slope; 2.The Rockies; 3. Cities of the Plain [Calgary, Winnipeg, Toronto, Montreal] . With index. Weat to cloth, corners bumped, wear to inner hinges, else very good with clean interior. 45.00

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4 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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5 ALASKA-PILOT) United States Coast Pilot 9. Pacific and Arctic Coasts. 8th ed pb.
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, United States Department of Commerce, 1977, 
(ALASKA-PILOT). Pacific and Arctic Coasts : Alaska, Cape Spencer to Beaufort Sea. Eighth edition. Washington, DC: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, United States Department of Commerce, 1977. Pp 349. 8vo, card covers. United States Coast Pilot 9. Slightly rubbed, lightly soiled, else vg. 20.00

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6 ALDEN, John R. History of Human Society series. Pioneer America. First British Edition in dustjacket
Hutchinson of London, London, 1966, 
ALDEN, John R. Pioneer America. (London) : Hutchinson of London, (1966). First British Edition. Pp (10),[xi]-xxix,(3),[3]-309,(1),[i]-x,+ 8 pp plates.Maps. Index. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to brown panels to spine. In The History of Human Society series. "The epic story of American society, from pre-Colonial times to the end of the Civil War is unfolded here in a swift and sweeping synthesis. John Alden has sought primarily to put the multitudinous facets of the rich and varied past, so often separately studied by others, into a clear and just perspective. He begins with a notable chapter on the American Indians, and then goes on to the English, French, and other pioneers, emphasizing the educaitonal, religious and political heritageeach brought from Europe. He presents a swift and lucid picture of the Col onial Period, usually shown as an intricate morass of sectarian bickering. He puts the American Revolution, the writing of the constitution, and the opportune Louisiana Purchase into the panorama of world history. He shows how the aristocratic federalists were ousted by a second and more democratic revolution, the Jacksonian, and makes clear the powerful social forces at work. As the pioneers moved west, the very foundations of American society were altered. And the Civil War was a crucial social as well as political turning point" (from the dj). Contents : Introduction (by J...H. Plumb). 1. The American Indians. 2. The English plantings. 3. Jewels of Empire. 4. The Colonial Americans. 5. The Onset of the Revolution. 6. The Revolutionary climax. 7. A New order. 8. a Stronger union. 9. The Federalists in the saddle. 10. The Jeffersonian Republic. 11. Over the Appalachions. 12. Gentlemen and Democrats in Washington. 13. The Peculiar South. 14. The American Renaissance. 15. The Offensive against slavery. 16. To the Pacific. 17. Toward tragedy. 18. Union against the Confederacy. 19. The Overthrow of the Confederacy. 20. Changing America. Essay upon Authorities. Browning to front endpapers, else very good in unclipped dustjacket with a few short tears. 25.00

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7 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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8 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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9 ALLEN, Oliver E. Time-Life Books : Seafarers Series Pacific Navigators, The. 2nd pr.
Time-Life, 1980, 
ALLEN, Oliver E. and the Editors of Time-Life Books. The Pacific Navigators. Alexandria, Virginia : Time-Life Books, (1980). Second Printing. Pp (5),[6]-176. Illustrated throughout. 4to, black imitation morocco with pictorialinlay on upper board. Map end-papers. In The Seafarers series. Vg. 18.00

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10 ALLEN, Oliver E. Time-Life Books : Seafarers Series Pacific Navigators. First Edition
Time-Life, Alexandria, Virginia, 1980, 
ALLEN, Oliver E. and the Editors of Time-Life Books. The Pacific Navigators. Alexandria, Virginia : Time-Life Books, (1980). First Printing. Pp (5),[6]-176. Illustrated throughout. 4to, black imitation morocco with pictorial inlay on upper board. Map end-papers. In The Seafarers series. Very good. 22.00

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11 ALSAR, Vital LOPEZ, Enrique Hank. La Balsa to Australia : The Longest Raft Voyage in History. Travel Book Club in dustjacket
Travel Book Club, London, 1975, 
ALSAR, Vital. La Balsa to Australia : The Longest Raft Voyage in History; with Enrique Hank Lopez. London : Travel Book Club, 1975. Pp 219. Illustrated. 8vo, red cloth. "Four dedicated adventurers set out from the Ecuadorian port of Guayaquil on a voyage that many experts believed to be impossible. Their mission: to reach Australia on a balsa wood raft- 8,600 miles across the Pacific Ocean- the longest raft voyage in recorded history." -from the dj. Owner's signature, else very good in dustjacket. 28.00

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12 ALVERSON, Dayton L. Study of Annual and Seasonal Bathymetric Catch Patterns for Commercially Important Groundfishes of the Pacific Northwest Coast of North America.
Pacific Marine Fisheries Commission, Portland, Oregon, 1960, 
ALVERSON, Dayton L. A Study of Annual and Seasonal Bathymetric Catch Patterns for Commercially Important Groundfishes of the Pacific Northwest Coast of North America. Portland, Oregon : Pacific Marine Fisheries Commission, 1960. Pp (2),[1]-66. Lg 8vo, pale blue stapled card covers, printed in pale blue. Contents : Introduction. Background. Annual fishing patterns. Seasonalbathymetric fishing patterns. English sole (Parophrys vetulus). Petrale so le (Eopsetta jordani). Dover sole (Microstomus pacificus). Starry flounder (Platichthys syellatus). True cod (Gadus macrocephalus). Lingcod (Ophiodon elongatus). Pacific ocean perch (Sebastodes alutus). Sablefish (Anoplopoma fimbria). The species aggregate. General discussion. Summary. Spine browned, else very good. 30.00

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13 Amateur Yacht Research Society). PIVER, Arthur. A.Y.R.S. Publication No. 52). Trimarans 1964
Amateur Yacht Research Society, Hythe, Kent, 1965, 
(Amateur Yacht Research Society). Trimarans 1964. Hythe, Kent : Amateur Yacht Research Society, 1965. First Edition. Pp [1]-91,(1), including covers. Illustrated. 8vo, wrappers, with a photo of the Volant on the front cover. A.Y.R.S. Publication Number 52. Includes: John Hogg's "The A.Y.R.S. Wind Tunnel" (pp.14-18), Arthur Piver's "High Speed Ocean Towing", the capsizing of a Nugget, piece on "The Plumber's Nightmare, or, the T20 Steering System"and reports on the trimarans Trim, Triple Sec, Sea Wraith, Try One, Treble , Volant, Trimar, Mariner, Piver 30, 35, and 40-footers, &c. Light wear, else vg. Due to its small size, shipping charges should be cheaper than quoted. 20.00

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14 Amateur Yacht Research Society). PIVER, Arthur. GARRETT, R.C. A.Y.R.S. Publication No. 68. Outriggers 1969
Amateur Yacht Research Society, Hythe, Kent, 1969, 
(Amateur Yacht Research Society). Outriggers 1969. Hythe, Kent : Amateur Yacht Research Society, 1969. First Edition. Pp. [1]-75,(1), including covers. Illustrated. 8vo, wrappers, illustrated of the Flying Proa to front cover. A.Y.R.S. Publication Number 68 Reports on the Horizon 24, the Brown 37, the Harris 40, Yaksha, Kelek, Sulu, Kia Kia, Trifle, Tri-belle, Flying Proa,and the Alpha micronesian canoe, as well as Andrew Simpson on the trimaran design, Calvin Markwood on "A Graphical / Mathematical Method of Hull Desi gn", R.H. Farrant on multihull cruiser racing, and Lock Crowther on trimaran trends. Short tear to spine, light wear, else vg. Due to its small size, shipping charges should be cheaper than quoted. 20.00

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15 AMBROSE, Hugh Pacific : The Official Companion Book to the HBO Miniseries. in dj.
NAL Caliber, New York, 2010, ISBN:9780451230232 
AMBROSE, Hugh. The Pacific [Dj adds: "The Official Companion Book to the HBO Miniseries"] . (New York): NAL Caliber, (2010). First Printing. Pp. (8),[ix]-xviii,[1]-489,(5), + 32 p. of plates. Illustrated. 8vo, black cloth s[pine with black paper covered boards, gilt lettering to spine. "Between America's retreat from China in late 1941 and the moment that MacArthur's planelanded in Japan in 1945, [American enlisted men] fought many key battles o f the war in the Pacific. Here, Hugh Ambrose focuses on the real-life experiences of [...] servicemen, enhancing and expanding upon the story told in the HBO miniseries." - from the dj. Very good in dust jacket. 18.00

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16 American Neptune FISHER, Robert C. HUGHES, Shirley American Neptune : A Quarterly Journal of Maritime History and Arts, Volume56, No. 1, Winter, 1996.
Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, MA , 1996, 
(American Neptune). The American Neptune : A Quarterly Journal of Maritime History and Arts, Volume 56, No. 1, Winter, 1996. Salem, MA : Peabody EssexMuseum, 1996. Pp (3),4-82,(2). Illustrated. 4to, illustrated blue glossy c ard covers. Contents : The Riddle of the Portland : Lost in the South Pacific – 1802 (Shirley Hughes). Guarding the New Granadan Coasts : Dilemmas of the Spanish Coast Guard in the Early Bourbon Period (Lance Grahn). Daniel French and the Western Steamboat Engine (Alfred R. Maass). Return of the Wolf Packs: The Battle for ON 113, 23-31 July 1942 (Robert C. Fisher). Very good. 10.00

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17 American Sail Training Association Tall Ships Pacific : The Official Souvenir Book and Program
Rand McNally, Chicago, 1978, 
(American Sail Training Association). Tall Ships Pacific : The Official Souvenir Book and Program. An official publication of the American Sail Training Association. Chicago : Rand McNally, (1978). Pp [1]-80. Illustrated. Triple Column. 4to, illustrated blue card covers. Contents : Captain Cook – A Modest Methodical , Remarkable Man. Sail Training and the Tall Ships Races.The Tall Ships. Class B Vessels and the Sea Experience. Handicapping Tall Ships and Small Ships. Tall Ships Pacific Maps and Schedules. The Heritage of Tall Ships in the Pacific. Three Centuries of Sailing Ships. Very good. 8.00

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18 AMSLER, Kurt French Polynesia Dive Guide
Abbeville, New York, 2000, 
AMSLER, Kurt. The French Polynesia Dive Guide. Editing Provided by Rodale'sScuba Diving. New York : Abbeville Press Publishers, (2000). Pp 167. 4to, illustrated card covers. A beautifully-illustrated guide to the dive sites of the Society, Tuamoto, and Marquesas island groups. Very good. 20.00

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19 ANDERSEN, Marnie Women of the West Coast : Then and Now.
1993, ISBN:0969698607 
ANDERSEN, Marnie. Women of the West Coast : Then and Now. Illustrated by Tage Andersen. (Sidney, B.C.) : Sand Dollar Press, (September1993). Second Printing. Pp [i]-xvi,[1]-189,(1). Illustrated. Maps. 8vo, illustrated blue card covers. “Vancouver Island's rugged west coast has always attracted people with a dream, those who relish a challenge, or those seeking to live their lives amidst surroundings that nourish the spirit. Many of these individuals have been women.” (from the back cover). Among these were the women of the lighthouses; “a former ballet dancer and long distance sailor who has become a respected authority on whales”; and others. Name expunged from inside front cover, else very good. 15.00

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20 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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