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1 AIKENS, Gwladys M. Rees Nurses in Battledress : The World War II story of a member of the Q. A. Reserves. First Edition.
Nimbus Publishing Ltd., Halifax, 1998, ISBN:1551093138 
AIKENS, Gwladys M. Rees. Nurses in Battledress. (Halifax, NS) : Nimbus Publishing Ltd., (1998). First Printing. Pp. (8),ix-xv,(3),3-157,(3). Illustrated. 8vo, grey photo-illustrated card covers with red and black lettering tofront, black lettering to spine. [cover adds subtitle : The World War II s tory of a member of the Q. A. Reserves]. The World War II story of a memberof the Q. A. Reserve - Queen Alexandra's Imperial Military Nursing Service / Reserve, the nurses who often provided the first care for wounded soldie rs during the war. She also recounts her journey in 1942 aboard the SS Strathallan, travelling in a convoy from Scotland to the Mediterranean, when their vessel was torpedoed off the coast of Gibraltar. The author, a war bride who eventually came to Canada, married a native Nova Scotian, Robert L. Aikens. Very good. Due to its small size, shipping costs should be cheaper than quoted. 12.00

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2 AIKENS, Gwladys M. Rees Nurses in Battledress : The World War II story of a member of the Q. A. Reserves. Signed
Cymru Press, Halifax, 1998, ISBN:0968395007 
AIKENS, Gwladys M. Rees. Nurses in Battledress [cover adds subtitle : The World War II story of a member of the Q. A. Reserves]. (Halifax, Nova Scotia) : Cymru Press, (1998). Pp. (8),ix-xv,(3),3-157,(3). With 18 b&w photos and some maps in the text. 8vo, grey photo-illustrated cardcovers, black titles to spine. The World War II story of a member of the Q. A. Reserve - Queen Alexandra's Imperial Military Nursing Service / Reserve, the nurses who often provided the first care for wounded soldiers during the war. She also recounts her journey in 1942 aboard the SS Strathallan, travelling in a convoy from Scotland to the Mediterranean, when their vessel was torpedoed offthe coast of Gibraltar. Sections : U.K. 1941; Convoy; North Africa; Italy; U.K. 1945. The author, a war bride who eventually came to Canada, married a native Nova Scotian, Robert L. Aikens. Very good. Signed by the author onthe title page. 20.00

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3 BASHOW, David L. (ed.). TUNNICLIFFE, Mark GOLDSWORTHY, Ryan DJEBABLA, Mourad Canadian Military Journal / Revue Militaire Canadienne Vol, 13, No. 2, Spring / Printemps 2013
Department of National Defence, Ottawa, 2013, 
BASHOW, David L. (ed.). Canadian Military Journal / Revue Militaire Canadienne. Vol. 13, No. 2, Spring/Printemps 2013. (Ottawa : Department of National Defence, 2013). Pp 1-92;1-92. Illustrated. Double Column. 4to, illustrated white card covers. Contents : Canada’s Whole of Government Mission in Afghanistan ~ Lessons Learned (by Kimberley Unterganschnigg); Active Protection Systems: A Potential Jackpot to Future Army Operations (byy Michael MacNeill); An Overview of Complexity Science and its Potential for Military Applications (by Stéphane Blouin); The Naval Service of Canada and Ocean Science (by Mark Tunnicliffe); Measuring the Success of Canada’s Wars: The Hundred Days Offensive as a Case Study (by Ryan Goldsworthy); “Fight or Farm”: Canadian Farmers and the Dilemma of the War Effort in World War I (1914-1918)(by Mourad Djebabla); Canada’s Future Fighter: a Training Concept of Opera tions (by Dave Wheeler); Redefining the Army Reserves for the 21st Century (by Dan Doran); NCM Education: Education for the Future Now (by Ralph Mercer); What are the Forces to do? (by Martin Shadwick); plus book reviews. . Back-to-back English and French texts. Very good. 12.00

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4 BEARDMORE, Roger M. Parks Canada. Atlantic Canada's Natural Heritage Areas
Parks Canada, Ottawa , 1985, 
BEARDMORE, Roger M. Atlantic Canada's Natural Heritage Areas. (Ottawa : Parks Canada, 1985). Pp (10),7-94,(2) + large fldg col. map (56 x 40") in rearpocket. Illustrated. Maps. Tables. 4to, illutrated black card covers, blan k spine. Tennyson, Cape Bretoniana, 13. Contents : Foreword. National Parks: Kouchibouguac; Fundv; Kejimkujik;Cape Breton Highlands; Prince Edward Is land; Gros Morne; Terra Nova. Natural Areas of Canadian Significance : DeerIsland; Grand Manan; Brier Island; Cape La Have Islands; Baie d''Espoir; M ealy Mountains; Torngat Mountains/ Canadian Heritage Rivers : St. Croix River. National Wildlife Areas : Portage Island; Portobello Creek; Shepody; Tintanmarre; Cape Jourimain; Chignecto; Wallace Bay; Margaree Island; Boot Island; Sand Pond; Port Joli and Port Hebert. Federal Migratory Bird Sanctuaries : Grand Manan; Machias Seal Island; Amherst Point; Haley Lake; Port Joli and Port Hebert; Big Glace Bay Lake; Kentville; Sable River; Sable Island; Black Pond; Terra Nova. Provincial Parks : New Brunswick; Nova Scotia; Prince Edward Island; Newfoundland and Labrador/ Ecological Reserves : New Brunswick; Nova Scotia; Prince Edward Island; Newfoundland and Labrador. Provincial Wildlife Management Areas/Wildlife Refuges/Game Sanctuaries : New Brunswick; Npva Sctia: Prince Edward Island. Summary and Conclusions. Some edgewear, else very good. 20.00

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5 BLAIR, Duncan K Coastal Resource Management in the Gulf of Nicoya beige comb bound card covers
University of Washington, 1979, 1979 
BLAIR, Duncan K. Coastal Resource Management in the Gulf of Nicoya. [N. pl.] : University of Washington, 1979. Pp 52. 4to, beige plastic comb bound card covers.

Part One.
1. The Physical Setting: Location and size of the Gulf of Nicoya Topography and climate - Population distribution

2. Resources, Uses and Activities in and around the Gulf:
Ports -
Tourism -
Transportation -
Biological reserves - Runoff and waste water -
Agriculture -
Fresh water extraction -
Uses and activities associated with mangrove swamps -
1. Salt extraction -
2. Wood cutting -
3. Aquaculture -
Scientific research

3. The Legal Framework for Coastal Resource Management :
Hlstory -
The public zone -
The restricted zone -
Other legislation;

4. The Institutional Framework for Coastal Resource Management:
Principal institutions and agency -
International agencies -

5. Summary to Part One

Part Two.
6. Mangrove Uses :
Importance of mangroves to estuarine systems -
Possible effects of mangrove-associated uses and activities -
Legal recognition of these effects -
Administrative network of mangrove management :
MAG-Fish and Wildlife -
2. ICT -
Management problems Manipulation of agencies by private developers
Different agency orientations
Overlapping interests of other agencies
Shortage of funds, staff and equipment -
Summary and analysis

7. Tourism: Foreign and domestic -
Economic importance of tourism -
Connections between tourism and development projects and other resource uses -
Mata de Limon -
Puntarenas, central plateau and Fertica -
Arenal irrigation project - Summary and analysis

8. Summary and Conclusion

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British Navy: Its Strengths, Resources, and Administration.     5 volumes, BRASSEY, Thomas, Sir
6 BRASSEY, Thomas, Sir British Navy: Its Strengths, Resources, and Administration. 5 volumes
Longmans, Green & Co., London, 1882, 
BRASSEY, Thomas, Sir. The British Navy : Its Strengths, Resources, and Administration. L.: Longmans, Green & Co., 1882-1883. In five volumes. Volume I: Shipbuilding for the Purposes of War. Pp. (i)-xxxvii, [1], (1)-621, [3] +24 leaves of plates, and 14 folding plates at rear, frontis. Volume II: Mi scellaneous Subjects connected with Shipbuilding for the Purposes of War. Pp. (i)-xvi, (1)-421, [3] + 2 leaves of plates. Volume III: Opinions on the Shipbuilding Policy of the Navy. Pp. (i)-xii, (1)-586, [2]. Volume IV: Dockyards, Reserves, Training, Pensions, being a reprint of Parliamentary Speeches, Letters, Papers and Addresses, with additions. Pp. (i)-xiii, [1], (1)-617, [3]. Volume V: British Seamen. Pp. (i)-viii, (1)-324. 8vo, blue cloth with gilt anchor illustration and black pressed chain-link patterns to front boards and gilt lettering to spines. A comprehensive examination of all things to do with the British Navy, by one of England's foremost nautical historians. Included are section covering the building of the various types of vessels that are a part of the British naval fleets, offensive and defensive weaponry on board the ships, construction methods and dimensions for the ships, the policies associated with shipbuilding and conduct of war, the organization of the navy and the benefits provided to those who fight and those who lead, and a breakdown of the lives of the seamen who do the sailing and fighting on board the vessels. Includes dozens of black and white diagrams, charts, and plates. Volume I: Rubbed, outer hinges worn, inner hinges cracked, light foxing throughout. Volume II: Slightly rubbed, dampstain to front board. Volume III: Slightly rubbed, front outer hinge worn. Volume IV: Lightly rubbed, front hinge starting, rear hinge cracked. Volume V: Very slightly rubbed. Else vg. Signed presentation copy, to former M.P. RobertW. Duff, from Brassey. Includes bookplates "From the Author" on ffeps of V olumes 3 and 4. For the set. 1,500.00

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7 BROMLEY, J.S.,(ed.). Navy Records Society Vol.119. MARTIN, Thomas Byam. BOWLES, William. Manning of the Royal Navy : Selected Public Pamphlets 1693-1873.
Navy Records Society, 1976, 
BROMLEY, J.S., (ed). The Manning of the Royal Navy: Selected Public Pamphlets, 1693-1873. London: Navy Records Society, (1976). Pp 409, + 4 plates. 8vo, blue cloth, with gilt to front and spine. Publications of the Navy Records Society Vol.119. Authors in alphabetical order: Anonymous, Maurice Berkeley, William Bowles, Bourchier Cleeve, Matthew Connolly, Robert Crossfield,Charles Elliott, Thomas W. Fleming, Arthur H. Gilmore, F.W. Grey, Patrick Holland, Charles Knowles [?], John Lihou, John MacKenzie, Thomas Byam Martin, William F. Martin, James E. Oglethorpe, Peregrine Osborne, Philip Patton, Thomas Robe, George St.Lo, Benjamin Sharpe, and John Swanne. With the following appendices: I. A Translation of the French King's Ordinance relatingto the Enrolling of Sea-Officers, Sailors, and Seafaring People, 1689; II. Marine Plan, 1780; III. Captain Marryat, R.N., on the Disposition of a Shi p's Company, 1822; IV. Sir John Barrow on Manning the Navy, 1839; V. Manning Commissino Report, 1859, pt.2: Recapitulation and Conclusion; VI. RevisedRegulations for the Royal Naval Reserves, 1873; VII. Notes on Authors. Wit h index. Vg. 40.00

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8 Canada -- Quebec]. Natural Resources of Quebec. Revised Edition.
Department of the Interior, Ottawa, 1929, 
[Canada -- Quebec]. Natural Resources of Quebec. Ottawa : Department of theInterior, 1929. Revised Edition. Pp. (2),3-132, folding map frontispiece. Illustrated. 8vo, decorated brown card covers with black lettering to frontcover, blank spine. Contents: 1. The Province Old in Story: Discovery by C artier -- Early French Explorers -- The Seven Years' War -- Relics of Feudal France. 2. The Land and the People: Some introductory facts -- Physical features -- Gaspe and the Eastern Townships -- Laurentian Plateau -- Waterways -- St. Lawrence system -- Port of Montreal -- Rivers -- Railways -- Roads -- Quebec system -- Climate -- Population -- The Habitant -- Government -- Municipalities -- Educational system -- Council of Public Instruction -- Public Schools -- Higher education -- Bilingual system. 3. Agriculture: Statistics -- Rural population -- Systems of farming -- Government assistance to agriculture -- Demonstration Farms -- Schools for Farmers -- Field crops-- Oats in Quebec -- Flax -- Tobacco -- Maple Sugar -- Market gardening -- Fruit -- Small Fruits -- Bee-keeping -- Live Stock -- Poultry -- Fur Farmi ng -- Dairying -- Statistics Co-operative Marketing. 4. Forests: Statistics-- Forest areas -- Forest wealth -- Classification of timber lands -- Fore st and Wood-using Industries -- Pulp and Paper -- Allied industries -- Forest administration -- School of Forestry -- School for paper-makers -- Ranger's school -- Forest reserves -- Fire prevention -- Co-operative Protectiveassociations -- Reforestation. 5. Minerals: Potentialities -- Value of pro duction -- Principal minerals, location and statistics -- Clay products -- Building materials -- Mining laws -- Table of mineral production. 6. Water-Powers: resources of Quebec -- Developed water-powers -- Montreal, Quebec, Eastern Townships, St. Maurice, Hull and Lake St. John Districts -- Pulp and paper installations -- Quebec Streams Commission -- Leases of water-powers. 7. Fisheries and Game: Early industry -- Commercial importance -- Statistics -- Salt-water fisheries -- Cod, Herring, etc. -- Inland Fisheries -- Hunting and Angling -- Leases of Privileges -- Fishing regulations -- License fees -- Hunting Big Game -- Regulations -- Fur Industry -- Royalties -- Fur farming. 8. Manufactures: Labour supply -- Basis of industries -- Leading industries -- Statistics of manufactures -- Foreign markets. 9. Settlement Areas: Statistics -- Abitibi -- The Soil, etc. -- Timiskaming -- Matapedia -- Lake St. John -- Temiscouata -- Chaleur Bay -- Labelle -- Eastern Townships . 10. New Quebec or Ungava: Agriculture -- Climate -- Timber -- Minerals -- Fisheries, sea and inland -- Furs -- Water Powers. Appendices: I. List of Pulp and Paper Mills. II. List of Developed Water-Powers. With index.Library stamp verso map, else very good. 25.00

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9 Canada) Canada's Maritime Defence : Report of the Sub-Committee on National Defenceof the Standing Senate Committee on Foreign Affairs, May 1983
Senate, Ottawa, 1983, ISBN:0662525000 
(Canada). Canada's Maritime Defence : Report of the Sub-Committee on National Defence of the Standing Senate Committee on Foreign Affairs, May 1983. (Ottawa : The Senate, 1983). Pp 129 + 142. English and French texts back-to-back. 8vo, yellow and blue card covers. Contents: 1. The current strategic context: Defence needs and politics -- The Soviet threat -- The east-west naval balance -- Growth of the Soviet navy -- Soviet civilian fleets -- Canadian responses; 2. The technological context: Changed technology -- Sub-surface warfare: Detection -- Sub-surface warfare: Destruction -- Surface warfare -- Air warfare; 3. The lessons of the Falklands: The significance of the war -- The impact of submarines -- The impact of missiles -- The role of aircraft and air defence -- Ship design -- Support systems and arrangements-- Other lessons of the Falklands; 4. The purpose of maritime forces: Defe nce commitments -- Priorities in 1971 -- Current tasks of MARCOM -- MARCOM's ability to carry out its present tasks -- Needed revisions to maritime defence requirements; 5. Equipment requirements: Types of maritime threats toCanada -- Appropriate Canadian responses -- Force levels and fleet mix -- Weapons, sensors and communications systems -- The special case of the Arctic -- The current equipment situation -- Prospect for the future -- Planning for the future -- A Model Fleet -- Equipment recommendations -- A note ofcaution; 6. Procurement: The procurement process -- Procurement policy -- Needed changes; 7. Command structure and personnel: Command structure -- Personnel implications of the sub-committee's suggested fleet -- Current personnel concerns -- Representation -- Service identification -- Sea cadets; 8. The naval reserves: Overview -- The tasks of the Naval Reserve -- The personnel situation -- The training situation -- The Supplementary Reserve -- Possible solutions -- Cost of an increased Naval Reserve -- Creation of a Standing Reserve -- Final comments on the Naval Reserve; 9. The mobilizationof non-military resources: The importance of non-military resources -- Mil itary augmentation, reinforcement and mobilization -- Mobilization of civilresources -- Co-ordination of government fleets -- The Arctic -- Crewing - - Search and rescue -- Strategic materials. With appendices. Very good. 20.00

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Certified Serviceable : Swordfish to Sea King: The Technical Story of Canadian Naval Aviation by Those Who Made It So. First Edition in dustjacket., CHARLTON, Peter WHITBY, Michael PETTIPAS, Leo, editor emeritus
10 CHARLTON, Peter WHITBY, Michael PETTIPAS, Leo, editor emeritus Certified Serviceable : Swordfish to Sea King: The Technical Story of Canadian Naval Aviation by Those Who Made It So. First Edition in dustjacket.
CNATH Book Project, Ottawa, 1995, ISBN:0969959508 1995 0969959508 / 9780969959502 
CHARLTON, Peter & Michael WHITBY, (eds.). "Certified Serviceable" : Swordfish to Sea King : The Technical Story of Canadian Naval Aviation by Those Who Made It So. (Ottawa : CNATH Book Project, 1995). First Edition. Pp (6),7-496. Illustrated throughout. Decorated endpapers. Double column. 4to, blue cloth with gilt lettering to front and spine.

1. The Beginning, 1943-1945;
2. The Formative Years, 1946-1949;
3-4. The Fabulous Fifties, 1950-1954 and 1955-1959;
5. Setting the Standard, 1960-1964;
6. The Beginning of the End, 1965-1968;
7. Naval Air Reserves;
8. Engineering and Maintenance Organization and Facilities;
9. Civilian Contractors and Technical Representatives;
10. Training of Officers and Men;
11. Operational Support Trades;
12. Meteorological and Oceanographic Support;
13. Supply Organization and Facilities;
14. Avionics Development;
15. Experimental Squadron 10;
16. Life at Shearwater;
17. The Aircraft Carriers;
18. The Helicopter Carriers;
19. The Survivors;
20. The Gulf War.
With detailed index.

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11 CHEVALIER, Jean-Marie. New Oil Stakes. First thus in dustjacket
Allen Lane, London, 1975, ISBN:0713909072 
CHEVALIER, Jean-Marie. The New Oil Stakes. Translated by Ian Rock. London :Allen Lane, 1975. Pp (6),[7]-187,(5). Tables in text. Index. 8vo, blue clo th, silver lettering to spine. Contents : Foreword. 1. The World Oil Marketup to 1970. 2. The 1970-73 Crisis and its Repercussions. 3. The Oil-export ing Countries. 4. The Oil-importing Countries. 5. The Large Energy Companies. Conclusion. Appendices: 1. World Production and Reserves of Crude Oil. 2. World Production and Reserves of Natural Gas. 3. The Twelve Largest International Oil Companies in 1972. 4. Notes on the Methods of Calculating the Price Structure of Crude Oil. 5. Terms Frequently Used in the Oil Industry.6. Further Information. Very good in dustjacket. 20.00

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12 CORNWELL, Bernard SHARPE series Sharpe's Waterloo : Richard Sharpe and the Waterloo Campaign, 15 June to 18June 1815. First Edition in dustjacket, Signed.
Collins, London, 1990, ISBN:0002236435 
CORNWELL, Bernard. Sharpe's Waterloo : Richard Sharpe and the Waterloo Campaign, 15 June to 18 June 1815. London : Collins, 1990. First UK Printing. Pp. (4),[1]-378,(2). Illustrated with maps. 8vo, brick red cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Bernard Cornwell, OBE (b. February 23, 1944, London). "Lured back to the army froma rural idyll, Sharpe finds himself on the personal staff of the Young Frog, Frederick, Prince of Orange, who, at a tender age and with no experience whatsoever, has been given command of a large proportion of the Allied Forces. [...] The British counter Napoleon's cavalry at Quatre Bras and suffer heavy losses -- but this is just a prelude to what is to come. The battle of Waterloo, when it copmmences, is the most hard-fought and bloody of Sharpe's long career, for Wellington has few reserves of men or guns with which to hold back the massive French attack until the long-awaited Prussian army arrives. Victory, a seeming impossibility, restson the determination of the British infantry in the face of vastly superio r fire power and repeated French cavalry charges. Once more, Sharpe is in the thick of things, fighting alongside his old friends and taking command of events with his usual verve and skill to play a decisive role in this most famous of all British battles." - from the dj. Very minor ridging to spine, else very good in clean, crisp, unclipped dustjacket. Signed without inscription by Cornwell on the title page. 400.00

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13 CUMMING, Peter A. and Neil H. MICKENBERG, (eds.) HOOPER, Anthony Native Rights in Canada. Second Edition, paperback
Indian-Eskimo Association of Canada, Toronto, 1972, ISBN:0773600191 
CUMMING, Peter A. and Neil H. MICKENBERG, (eds.). Native Rights in Canada. With Kevin R. Aalto, Lawrence R. Fast, John A. Kazanjian and Garry E. Wong (associate eds.) Toronto : The Indian-Eskimo Association of Canada, in association with General Publishing Co., limited, (October 1972). Second Edition, Second Printing. Pp.(4),v-xxiv,(2),3-352,(4). Maps in text. Large 8vo, tan cloth, brown titles to spine. Helm, The Indians of the Subarctic : A Critical Bibliography 37. "With compelling logic based on tightly organized facts, this book challenges the legal and historical assumptions behind many of the injustices stemming from Canada's deals and treties with its Indian,Eskimo, and Métis populations." - rear cover. "The primary purpose of this book is to provide native peoples of Canada and their legal advisers with the necessary comprehesive treatise on the law of aboriginal rights and treaties, the historical pattern of dealing with these rights, and an exposition of the alternative judicial and legislative solutions for the settlementof native claims." - p.v. Contents arranged in seven parts: Part I. Introd uction. 1. Introduction.; 2. Who is a Native Person?. Part II. The Law of Aboriginal Rights. 3. ; 4. ; 5. ; 6. ; 7. ; 8. The Nature of Aboriginal Possession as a Prerequisite to the Application of the Law of Aboriginal Rights. Part III. The Law of Indian Treaties. 9. The Legal Nature of Indian Treaties. Part IV. The Historical Pattern of Dealings with the Native Peoples ofCanada. 10. ; 11. New France and Quebec; 12. The Atlantic Provinces [Intro duction; A. Newfoundland and Labrador, B. Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, and Prince Edward Island (1. The Maritimes Treaties; 2. Aboriginal Rights in theMaritimes); C. Conclusion] ; 13. Southern Ontario; 14. The Prairies Provin ces - The "Numbered" Treaties ; 15. Aboriginal Title in the Northwest Territories (By Anthony Hooper) ; 16. Aboriginal Rights in the Hudson's Bay Company Territories ; 17. British Columbia; 18. The Yukon Territiry; 19. The Special Case of the Métis. Part V. Some Current Issues in the Law of Native Rights. 20. The Law of Native Hunting and Fishing Rights; 21. Mineral Rightson Reserve Lands; 22. Federal Control over Indian Reserves. Part VI. 23. ; 24. . Part VII. Conclusion. 25. Summary and Conclusion. With appendices, b ibliography and index. Owner's small stamp, spine sunned, else very good. 25.00

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14 CUTLER, Carl C. NIMITZ, Chester W., foreword Queens of the Western Ocean : The Story of America's Mail and Passenger Sailing Lines. 2nd US in dj.
United States Naval Institute, Annapolis, MD, 1967, 
CUTLER, Carl C. Queens of the Western Ocean : The Story of America's Mail and Passenger Sailing Lines. With a foreword by Chester W. Nimitz. MD: United States Naval Institute, (1967). Second Printing. Pp. (6),vii-xxi,(1),[1]-672,(2), frontis., + 32 p. of plates. Illustrated. Map endpapers. Large 8vo, sail cloth. Contents: 1. 1607-1725: Colonial Maritime Policy; 2. 1726-1774: The Policy Pays Off; 3. 1775-1814: The Test of War; 4. 1815-1821: The First Western Ocean Queens; 5. [ibid.]: The First Coastal Queens; 6. [ibid.]:Start of Steam Competition; 7. 1822-1826: The Greater Queens Move in Check ; 8. [ibid.]: High Tide of the Coastal Lines; 9. 1827-1837: Steam Competition Gains Headway; 10. 1838-1847: New Queens Meet the Challenge; 11. [ibid.]: The Queens Triumph; 12. 1848-1857: Steam Brings Up the Reserves; 13. [ibid.]: Armageddon; 14. 1858-1860: Triumph of Steam. With extensive appendices(including a selection of ship and sail plans) at rear. Vg in nicked, wrin kled, unclipped dj. 40.00

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Scraping the Barrel : The Worldwide Potential for Enhanced Oil Recovery, DAFTER, Ray
15 DAFTER, Ray Scraping the Barrel : The Worldwide Potential for Enhanced Oil Recovery
Financial Times Business Information Ltd., London, 0, ISBN:0903199432 1980 0903199432 / 9780903199438 
DAFTER, Ray. Scraping the Barrel : The Worldwide Potential for Enhanced Oil Recovery. London : The Financial Times Business Information Ltd., 1980. Pp (2),iii-x,1-229,(1),+ folding colour map. With 22 figures and 21 tables. 4to, black comb-bound, pale yellow card covers, lettered in black.

Financial Times Management Reports.

Enhanced-oil-recovery techniques allow a higher proportion of crude oil to be produced and will stretch recoverable world oil resources. Examples of successful thermal, chemical, and miscible techniques are already available in oilfield pilot projects and are ready for commercialization. The major topics covered in the report are world oil supply and demand; the formulae for calculating recoverable reserves and for determining the efficiency of the three techniques; and a geographic overview of enhanced oil recovery. A Delphi-type poll of industry experts summarizes industry's view in terms of prices, organizational barriers, and policies and offers a checklist of steps that need to be taken if enhanced recovery is to fulfill its potential.

Contents :
1. The Need for an Energy Bridge : Supply and Demand;
Scope for Change;
Making the Most of Oil Resources;
Prospects for Enhancing Production;
Oil Resource Base;
The End in Sight?;
Unconventional Oil;
Long-term Viewpoint of Potential Oil Supply and Demand;
Changing Attitudes.

2. Enhanced Oil Recovery - The Opportunities : The Methods (Thermal;
Choosing the Appropriate Process;
Technical Risks;

3. Geographic Assessment of Enhanced Oil Recovery Potential : United States;
Western Europe;
Middle East, North Africa and Indonesia;
U.S.S.R. and Eastern Europe.

4. Conclusion : Industry's View - Results of Delphi-Type Study;
The Real Price of Oil;
Organizational Barriers;
Policy Check List;

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16 DAVIDSON, Kenneth R. Working With Groups: An Inventory of Selected Propositions
St. Francis Xavier University,, 1968, 
DAVIDSON, Kenneth R.. Working With Groups: An Inventory of Selected Propositions. Antigonish, NS: St. Francis Xavier University, June, 1968. Pp. 126 leaves, type-written on one side only. 4to, green card covers, black cloth-tape spine, black titles to front. "This report was prepared as a part of the St. F.X. Extension Department's Community Development program on the seven Indian Reserves of Eastern Nova Scotia. Crease to front cover, else vg. 30.00

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17 DE BANE, Pierre, and William ROMPKEY ROMPKEY, William Security in a Changing World : The Report of the Special Joint Committee onCanada's Defence Policy
The Committee, Ottawa, 1994, 
DE BANE, Pierre, and William ROMPKEY (Co-Chairs). Security in a Changing World : The Report of the Special Joint Committee on Canada's Defence Policy / La sécurité dans un monde en évolution : Rapport du Comité mixte spécial sur la politique de défense du Canada. [Ottawa] : (The Committee / La Comité, 1994). Pp (6),i-ii,(1),1-91,(3); (6),i-ii,(1),1-102. 4to, illustrated card covers, lettered in white, with a blank white spine. Contents (English version): Introduction. I. The Strategic Setting : A Changing World; A Global Instability; New Concepts of Security; And New Challenges; The Link to Foreign Policy; A Multi-Polar World - New Centres of Power; Multilateral institutions and Activities: A New Challenge; What Canadians Told Us. II. A NewFoundation for Canada's Defence Policy : What has changed about Canada's s ecurity situation?; What has not chanced about Canada's security situation?; Interests, Purposes and Values; What is the purpose of the Canadian Forces in this new environment?; , What we don't need; What we do need; What does all this imply for Canada's defence policy and for the Canadian Forces themselves? III. How Much Defence Can We Afford? : What are the Facts?; Defence Spending Over Time; Delence Spending as an Element of the Federal Budget; Fewer Resources — More Tasks; What are the Implications of Cutting?; On Capabilities; On Readiness; On Size of Forces; Bottom Line. IV. Major Findings and Recommendations : Our Objective : Key Recommendations; On Major Policy Issues; On Force Structure and Capability; Detailed Recommendations; Task I: Protecting Canada's Territorial Sovereignty; Submarines; Task II: Defending Canada's Security Interests Internationaily; Rotation: Strengthening the Land Forces; Summary. V. Defence Management and Organization : Command and Control; Command Structures; The Environmental Commands; Personnel Matters; Posting and Relocation; Short-Service Contracts; Fewer Military Personnel in "Civilian" Functions; Morale; Language; Reserve Forces; Canadian Rangers; Availability of Reserves; Cadets; Procurement; Women in the Canadian Forces; Training; Other Delence-Related Activities; Search and Rescue (SAR); Emergency Preparedness; Assistance to Civilian Authority; Supoort for Research; Outreach. VI. The Role of Parliament : A Standing Joint Committee; Parliamentary Debate before Deployment of Forces Abroad; Parliamentary Scrutiny; Annual Day of Debate; Annual Defence Review and Assessment; Parliament's Role in Overseeing the Defence Budget and Major Procurement; PerformanceIndicators; Capital Planning; New Joint Committee: International Role; Mee tings with the Prime Minister; Name of the Department. Conclusion. Dissenting Report by the Bloc Qébécois. Back-to-back French and English texts. Verygood. 40.00

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18 de CHAIR, Dudley, Admiral Sir DE CHAIR, Somerset, preface and epilogue Sea is Strong. 1st UK no dj.
George G. Harrap, London, 1961, 
de CHAIR, Dudley, Admiral Sir. The Sea is Strong. With a Preface and Epilogue by Somerset de Chair. London: George G. Harrap & Co., (1961). First Printing. Pp. (12),13-248, port. frontis., + 6 p. of plates, with some textual maps. Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Contents: 1. I joined the Navy; 2. Trouble in Egypt; 3. Taken prisoner; 4. Cairo; 5. Rescue; 6. Gunroom; 7. The Loss of HMS Victoria; 8. Silent Service; 9. Sunshine; 10. The Queen Dies; 11. Two Engagements; 12. Dollars Unlimited; 13. ACall from Jellicoe; 14. First Meeting with Churchill; 15. Churchill and th e Admirals; 16. Training for Battle; 17. Grave Moment; 18. Preparations forBlockade; 19. Beneath the Surface; 20. Tightening the Blockade; 21. Contra band; 22. What Matter Reserves?; 23. Mission to the United States; 24. Battle Squadron. "Admiral Sir Dudley de Chair was one of that legendary breed of sailors who commanded battle squadrons as large as the whole of today's Royal navy, and who under the leadership of Jellicoe and Beatty swept the German High Seas Fleet from the North Sea." - from the dj. Previous owner's name inked to ffep, else very good. Lacking dj. 16.00

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19 DePROSE, J.G. (ed.). Canadian Army Journal. Vol. 13, No. 3, July 1959
Queen's Printer, Ottawa , 1959, 
DePROSE, J.G. (ed.). Canadian Army Journal. Vol. XIII, No. 3, July 1959. (Ottawa : Queen's Printer, 1959). Pp [1]-160. Illustrated. Double Column. 8vo, illustrated black trimmed stapled wrappers. Contents : Army Ceremonials During the Royal Tour; Please Send Us a Garrison; Flashback No. 27 : Operation “Goldflake”, 1945; What is Military Genius?; Near-Disaster at Cut Knife Hill, 1885; A Vision of Things to Come: New Designs for Armour; Capture of Saint-Pierre-et-Miquelon, 1793 (pp 77-81); The Role of the Reserves; and much more. Covers chipped and detached, waterstain to gutters, a poor copy only. As is. 10.00

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20 DOBSON, Alan P. US Wartime Aid to Britain 1940-1946. First Edition in dustjacket
Croom Helm, London / Sydney / Dover, New Hampshire, 1986, ISBN:0709908938 
DOBSON, Alan P. US Wartime Aid to Britain 1940-1946. London / Sydney / Dover, New Hampshire : Croom Helm, (1986). First Edition. Pp (12),1-242,(2). 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. "American economic aid is seen as having been a vital factor in enabling Britain to win the Second World War. Whilst Lend-Lease did keep the British war effort alive, the arrangement was always a source of great friction between the two countries. The Americans used Lend-Lease to manipulate the British economy by the impost strict controls and by limiting British dollar reserves to one billion. The postwar British economy was left in such a feeble state that it was unable to resist the American demand for liberalisation. This important book is the first academic study of American wartime aid to Britain. The author argues that although Lend-Lease solved Britain's wartime supply problems, the price was the acceptance of a series of burdens which seriously aggravated her long-term economic decline." (from the dj). Contents : Introduction. 1. The Supply Problem and its Solution. 2. Trade Talks and Lend-Lease Consideration. 3.The Atlantic Charter and Lend-Lease. 4. The Wheat Talks and The Mutual Aid Agreement. 5. Reserves, Exports and Reciprocal Aid. 6. Lend-Lease Take-out s and Export Restrictions. 7. Stage Two Lend-Lease and the Quebec Conference. 8. Conclusion. Very good in unclipped dustjacket. 30.00

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