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1 ABELL, Westcott, Sir Shipwright's Trade. Caravan reprint
Caravan Book Service, New York, 1962, 
ABELL, Westcott, Sir. The Shipwright's Trade. New York : Caravan Book Service. Reprint edition. Pp 218. Illustrated. 8vo, green cloth. National Maritime Museum, The Development of the Boat : A Select Bibliography 1284a. "Sir Westcott Abell, an Honorary Vice-President of the Institute of Naval Architects, and a past Master of the Worshipful Company of Shipwrights, has here packed into 200 pages an account of shipbuilding from the 'dug-out' and theancient river ships of Egypt to the great shaping-time in England under th e Tudors and Stuarts when the basic technique was finally set down and established; thence to the coming of iron, steam and steel in the nineteenth century; and to mass-production in our own century, to meet the needs of two world wars." -from the dj of the original Cambridge University Press edition. Part 1. Early Days. 1. The 'Dug-Out'; 2. Ships of Egypt; 3. Ships of theNear East; 4. Roman Ships; 5. Viking Ships; 6. The Travels of Marco Polo; 7. Early English Ships. Part 1I. The Growth of the Trade (1485-1837). 1. The Tudors; 2. The Master Shipwrights; 3. William Burrell; 4. ; 5. Matthew Baker; 6. Phineas Pett; 7. Anthony Deane, Kt.; 8. The Stuarts; 9. The Shipbuilders Assistant [on William Sutherland's text-book of 1711]; 10. Timber andIron; 11. The East India Company; 12. The Hanovers. Part 1II. Iron, Steam, and Steel (from 1837). 1. The Coming of Iron; 2. I.K. Brunel [Isambard Kin gdom Brunel]; 3. Scott Russell; 4. Early Ironclads; 5. Methods of Working; 6. Merchant Ships of Iron; 7. The Composite Clipper-Ships; 8. The Advent ofSteel; 9. The Sorrows of Science; 10. William Froude; 11. Ships and Engine s; 12. Steam and Coal; 13. Charles Parsons; 14. Oil and Oil Engines; 15. The Growth of Structures; 16. The Shape of Modern Ships; 17. The Great Wars; 18. Shipwrights of the Royal Dockyards. With Notes on Authorities and index. Very slightly rubbed, else very good. 75.00

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2 ABELL, Westcott, Sir PETT, Phineas Shipwright's Trade. First Edition
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 1948, 
ABELL, Westcott, Sir. The Shipwright's Trade. Cambridge: At the University Press, 1948. First Edition. Pp (6),v-xiii,(1),[1]-218 + frontispiece + 19 pages of plates. 8vo, green cloth, gilt decoration on front, gilt lettering on spine. National Maritime Museum, The Development of the Boat : A Select Bibliography 1284a. "Sir Westcott Abell, an Honorary Vice-President of the Institute of Naval Architects, and a past Master of the Worshipful Company of Shipwrights, has here packed into 200 pages an account of shipbuilding from the 'dug-out' and the ancient river ships of Egypt to the great shaping-time in England under the Tudors and Stuarts when the basic technique was finally set down and established; thence to the coming of iron, steam and steel in the nineteenth century; and to mass-production in our own century, to meet the needs of two world wars." -from the dj (not with this copy). With splendid illustrations. Part 1. Early Days. 1. The 'Dug-Out'; 2. Ships of Egypt; 3. Ships of the Near East; 4. Roman Ships; 5. Viking Ships; 6. TheTravels of Marco Polo; 7. Early English Ships. Part 1I. The Growth of the Trade (1485-1837). 1. The Tudors; 2. The Master Shipwrights; 3. William Burrell; 4. ; 5. Matthew Baker; 6. Phineas Pett; 7. Anthony Deane, Kt.; 8. TheStuarts; 9. The Shipbuilders Assistant [on William Sutherland's text-book of 1711]; 10. Timber and Iron; 11. The East India Company; 12. The Hanovers. Part 1II. Iron, Steam, and Steel (from 1837). 1. The Coming of Iron; 2. I.K. Brunel [Isambard Kingdom Brunel]; 3. Scott Russell; 4. Early Ironclads;5. Methods of Working; 6. Merchant Ships of Iron; 7. The Composite Clipper -Ships; 8. The Advent of Steel; 9. The Sorrows of Science; 10. William Froude; 11. Ships and Engines; 12. Steam and Coal; 13. Charles Parsons; 14. Oiland Oil Engines; 15. The Growth of Structures; 16. The Shape of Modern Shi ps; 17. The Great Wars; 18. Shipwrights of the Royal Dockyards. With Notes on Authorities and index. Spine sunned, name, else very good. 75.00

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3 Acadia University) Acadia Athenaeum. Volume. 60, No. 3, January, 1934
1934, 
(Acadia University). The Acadia Athenaeum. Vol. LX, No. 3, January, 1934. Wolfville : Acadia University, 1934. Pp (8),9-97,(7),+ 1 portrait plate. 8vo, cream card covers, lettered in blue and red. Contents : Awards for the Month; The Painter—A. A. Rattray, '36; Death in the Headways—Berton E. Robinson; The City—A. A. Rattray, '36; Sir William Arthur Currie—Mary Patterson, '34; Phantom- G. A. Browne, '37; Modernistic Book Review - Charlotte Coombs'36; Mummy—A. A. Rattray, 36; An Interesting Snap Submitted to the Athenae um; Undergraduate Who Studied at Buenos Aires Discusses Argentine Educationand Students; After Their KInd - A. A. Rattray '36; With Great Regret—R. M . S. Hatfield, *37; Burglars for Love—Sidney H. Pitt, '34; Man—Viola J. Huggan, '34; The Greatest of These is Love - Frank Templeman '35; "Cripple's Luck"—Frank Templeman '35; Singing Sands—Athena Forbes, '34; Leadership—Frank Templeman '35; The Pyramids - Charlotte L. Fisher '36; Old Houses—Viola J. Huggan, '34; Heredity Versus Environment—A. A. Rattray, '36; River at Sleep—Charlotte L. Fisher. '36; Student Opinion Page; BHeating the Depression - Janet Cox '37; Science : Petroleum—Norman E. Brown, '35. Editorial ; Athletics; The Month; Exchanges; Personals; The College Clown. Edges nicked, top of spine chipped, else very good. 25.00

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4 ACORN, Milton. DEAHL, James (ed.) I Shout Love and other poems. First Edition.
Aya Press, Toronto, 1987, ISBN:0920544509 
ACORN, Milton. I Shout Love and other poems. Edited [and with an introduction] by James Deahl. Toronto : Aya Press, 1987. First Printing. Pp. (8),9-[92],(4). 8vo, green illustrated card covers with black lettering to front cover, white lettering to spine. Milton James Rhode Acorn (b. March 30, 1923,Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island. – d. August 20, 1986, Charlottetown), nicknamed The People's Poet by his peers, was a Canadian poet, writer, and playwright. "'I Shout Love and Other Poems' collects, for the first time, all of the poems from Milton Acorn's first three small publications. Also included are the initial (1958) and final (1970) versions of his well-known performance piece, 'I Shout Love',a never before available to the public. Rough yet tender, angry yet forgiving, Acorn is, in the words of Al Purdy, 'a man who, in a handful of poems, comes somewhere close to greatness'." - from the rear cover. Contents: "I Shout Love" (June, 1958 version); I: In Love and Anger: "My Love, A Fierce Altruist", "To My Little Sister About Her Illness", "This Is The heart", "Sonnet", "Obituary", "The Dead", "I Must GoBack", "A Lovers' Secret", "Girl", "Remembering", "The Miner's Wife", "I W ill Not Love You Too Much", "November", 'Tweisty's ANswer To The Parson", "Jack And The River", "The Sandwichmen". II: Against A League Of Liars: "Industrial Democracy", "I WIll Arise And Go Now", "Poem for '59-'60", "Cynicism", "The Case Of Ivan Sonovich", "Pit Accident", "Death's Incarnation", "Winter Boarders", "Letter To My Redheaded Son", "Savages", "Picasso's 'SeatedAthlete With Child'", "Iron Marriage", "Hummingbird", "Annie's Son", "More Blessed". III: The Brain's The Target: "Libertad", "Charlottetown Harbour" , "Old Property", "Islanders", "Belle", "The Island", "Mike", "At El Cortijo", "Problem", "July Creatures", "Lyric", "In The Thief's Mindseye", "The Trout Pond", "The Fights". IV: I Shout Love: "I Shout Love (final, 1970 version). Very good. Due to its small size, shipping costs should be cheaper than quoted. 20.00

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5 ADAMS, Gary Archaeological Survey of Alberta Occasional Paper no. 3 Prehistoric Survey of the Lower Red Deer River, 1975
Alberta Culture, Historical Resources, Edmonton, 1976, 
ADAMS, Gary. Prehistoric Survey of the Lower Red Deer River, 1975 . (Edmonton): Alberta Culture, Historical Resources Division, 1976. Pp. (2),i-vii,(1),1-140. Illustrated. 4to, illustrated blue card covers. Archaeological Survey of Alberta Occasional Paper no. 3. Sticker ghost to front, name stamp to title page, else vg. 20.00

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6 Africa) Pictorial Africa : Its Heroes, Missionaries, and Martyrs : Stirring Narratives of their Perils, Adventures, and Achievements : Together with a Full and Descriptive Account of the Peoples, Deserts, Forests, Rivers, Lakes and Mountains of the "Dark Continen
James Sangster and Co., London, 1890, 
(Africa). Pictorial Africa : Its Heroes, Missionaries, and Martyrs : Stirring Narratives of their Perils, Adventures, and Achievements : Together witha Full and Descriptive Account of the Peoples, Deserts, Forests, Rivers, L akes and Mountains of the "Dark Continent." London : James Sangster and Co., n.d. [1890?]. Pp (6),[5]-396, frontispiece. Numerous wood engravings in text (some full-page). Large 8vo, lavender cloth, front board and spine illustrated and lettered in gilt, black and red. Contents : Introduction. 1. Adventures of James Bruce—Adventures of Mungo Park—The Niger Expedition, and its Failure. 2. Samuel Crowther, the Negro Missionary—Captain Burton's Criticisms—Speke and the Victoria Nyanza—Sir Roderick Murchison-Baker and the Albert Nyanza. 3. Great Revival of Religion—Missions Resulting from it—The Remarkable Career of James Wilson-The "Duff"—Martyn, Morrison, Patteson, Heber, Williams, Smith, and Moffat. 4. David Livmgstone—His Birth—Hardships ofhis Career—Resolves to be a Missionary—Goes to Ongar—Arrives at the Cape—H istory of the Country and its Inhabitants. 5. Adventure with a Lion—Missionary Wanderings— The Bakwains — Sechele — Description of the Country—The Boers. 6. Missionary Work—Relics of Animal Worship—Removal to Chonuane—Baptismof Sechele—Ravages of the Tsetse—A Pleasant River Trip—Discovery of Lake N gami. 7. Livingstone and the Great Chief Sebituane - He Mourns his Death - Discovery of th Zambesi in Mid-Africa - The Suppression of Slavery—Return to the Cape. 8. Journey of Exploration— Kuruman—Sechele—Sekeletu—Flora and Fauna—Life amongst the Natives—Female Chieftains Interviewed—A faint Tradition of the Deluge. 9. Journeyings continued—At Shinte's Village — Native Smiths—Bechuana Vocabulary - Difficulties in the Way—The Ocean Reached—What they said in England. 10. At Loanda— Monteiro's Description of the West Coast—The Journey back—Arrival at Linyanti—Results of the Journey. 11. Moffat inwSearch of Livingstone—Affecting Meeting with a Dropsical King—Brave and H onourable Conduct of Natives—Stores for Livingstone safely deposited. 12. Off to the East Coast - The Victoria Falls - Threatening Attitude of Natives- Sekwebu's Suicide—The Gospel of Commerce. 13. The Return of Livingstone— His Reception in London, Manchester, and other Centres - Prospects of Mission Work. 14. A Great Farewell Meeting—Setting out again for Africa—A DeadlyRegion—Hippopotami Hunters—A Climb over Burning Rocks. 15. Up the Shire - Animal Life on the River—Discuvery of the Lakes Shirwa and Nyassa - The Brewing of African Beer—Funerals and Wedding Processions. 16. At t the Victoria Falls—A Royal Leper—Natives Discuss the Resurrection—Narrow Escape from aTerrible Whirlpool—Livingstone Lost by his Party—A Storm on Lake Nyassa. 1 7. The Return of the Wanderer—Publication of the "Zambesi and its Tributaries - Setting out to Africa for the Last Time. 18. Henry Stanley's Early History - The "New York Herald" Expedition—Its Equipment at Zanzibar - A Marchto the Land of the Moon. 19. Stanley describes Livingstone — They Feast to gether — Stanley's Return — Lieutenant Cameron's Travels and Adventures. 20. Death of Livingstone—Arrival of the Body at Southampton—Impressive Reception - Funeral at Westminster Abbey, 21. Emin Pasha.—The Relief Expedition—Privations and Sufferings on the March—Meeting with Emin—Stanley's Return for the Rearguard—Homeward March—Accident to Emin - Stanley's Safe Arrival atZanzibar—Telegram from the Queen. 22. Gordon and Emin Pasha—Gordon's Early Career—He goes to the Crimea—Chinese Gordon—In the Soudan—The Two Heroes—G ordon's Death. Cloth rubbed and edgeworn, title page detaching, with two first prize for attendance bookplates dated 1891, else good. 50.00

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7 Aitken, John Above the Tay Bridges.
John Aitken, 1986, ISBN:0950715727 
Aitken, John. Above the Tay Bridges. Montrose: The author, 1986. Pp 60. Illustrated with a map and numerous photos and drawings to text. 8vo, stapled illustrated card covers. "This book contains history, trade, matters of general interest in the river and includes numerous personal recollections by the author of his young days on and along the River Tay." -from the cover. The text is very well supported by illustrations. Very good. 25.00

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8 Alaska Crippled Children's Association) Out of Alaska's Kitchens. Third Printing
Ketchikan Alaska Chronicle, 1951, 
(Alaska Crippled Children's Association). Out of Alaska's Kitchens. By Members of Alaska Crippled Children's Association, Terrtorial Headquarters, Anchorage, Alaska. Third Printing. Printed by The Ketchikan Alaska Chronicle, 1951. Pp (6),5-241,(3),+ 12 colour plates. 8vo, blue comb-bound, illustrated yellow card covers, lettered in blue. Tourville, Alaska, A bibliography 58. Contents : Appetizers and Beverages; Breads (Yeast, Rolls, Sweet Breads,Hot Breads, Pancakes, and Waffles); Cakes, Frostings and Icings; Candies; Cookies; Desserts (Hot, Cold and Frozen); Fish and Sea Foods (See also One Dish Meals); Game; Meats; One Dish Meals; Pastry; Pountry and Dressings; Preserves and Relishes; Salads and Salad Dressings; Sauces; Vegetables. Illustrated with 12 colour plates of Alaska scenes : A Food Cache; A Totem Pole at Ketchikan; Mt. McKinley; Copper River Country; Matanuska Farm Scene; City of Juneau; Dog Team of Mrs. Rees; City of Kodiak; Alaskan Strawberries; City of Cordova; Fireweed; Sunset on Cook Inlet. A few tears at gutters, else very good. 40.00

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9 ALBERTS, Robert C. STOBO, Robert Most Extraordinary Adventures of Major Robert Stobo.
Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston , 1965, 
ALBERTS, Robert C. The Most Extraordinary Adventures of Major Robert Stobo.Illustrated with photographs and with maps drawn by Samuel Hanks Bryant. B oston : Houghton Mifflin Company, (1965). Second Printing. Pp [i]-x,(4),[1]-421m(13)m+ 16 pp plates. Maps. 8vo, brown cloth, gilt lettering to black panel to spine. "Robert Stobo enters the pages of history on horseback, at the head of a company of provincial Virginia troops marching as reinforcements into Colonel George Washington.s encampment on the western frontier. He was involved in three famous battles of the French and Indian War. He served as an espionage agent for Washington behind French lines. Taken hostage, he was sentenced to death after a show trial that caused international controversy. He twice escaped from a Quebec prison, and twice was recaptured. He escaped a third time to lead a small band through 350 miles of enemy territory. He was hailed as a hero in Williamsburg and London. He was twice captured by pirates. He consorted on intimate terms with the great figures of his time. " - from the dj. Contents: 1. Return of a Hero. 2. The Journey Begins. 3. An Army Marches. 4. Alexandria to Wills Creek. 5. To the Great Meadows. 6. Advance and Retreat. 7. The Battle. 8. Fort Duquesne. 9. Aftermath. 10. Quebec. 11. Defeat and Discovery. 12. The Trial. 13. In Prison. 14. Preparations for Escape. 15. Flight Down the River. 16. The Battle of Chaleur Bay. 17. With the Mighty General. 18. Quebec to Crown Pint to Williamsburg. 19. The Fall of New France. 20. The English Captain. 21. The Last Chapter. Very good in lightly edgeworn, unclipped dustjacket. 28.00

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10 ALCOCK, F.J. Canadian Geographical Journal, Vol. 74, No. 3 JENNESS, Diamond BRUEMMER, Fred Scow Brigade on the Athabaska. An article in Canadian Geographical Journal,Vol. 74, No. 3, March, 1967
Royal Canadian Geographical Society, Ottawa, 1967, 
ALCOCK, F.J. "Scow Brigade on the Athabaska." An article in Canadian Geographical Journal, Vol. LXXIV, No. 3, March, 1967, pp 92-99. Ottawa : Royal Canadian Geographical Society, 1967. Pp [i]-iv,(1),76-108,v-xii,(2) includingcovers. Illustrated. Maps. Triple Column. 4to, illustrated white stapled w rappers. Also includes Brenda Lee-Whiting's “The Opeongo Road – An Early Colonization Scheme” (pp 76-83); Fred Bruemmer's “Samson Koeenagnak : Am Eskimo of the Barren Land” (pp 84-91); Diamond Jenness's “The Ascent of Mount Madawana, Goodenough Island” (pp 100-108). Cover photo of a mill on the banks of the Bonnechere River at Renfrew, Ontario. Rubbed, else very good. For the issue 18.00

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11 ALCOCK, F.J. GSC Memoir 227 Jacquet River and Tetagouche River Map-Areas, New Brunswick
1941, 
ALCOCK, F.J. Jacquet River and Tetagouche River Map-Areas, New Brunswick. Ottawa : Edmond Cloutier, 1941. Pp (6),[iii]-iv,[1]-46,(4),+ 2 col.fldg.maps in rear pocket. Illustrated. Geological Survey of Canada Memoir 227. Dept. of Mines and Resources. Vg. 30.00

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12 ALCOCK, Frederick J Churchill River. Reprinted from The Geographical Review, Vol. II, December,1916
Geographical Review, 1963, 
ALCOCK, Frederick J. The Churchill River. Reprinted from The Geographical Review, Vol. II, December, 1916, No. 6, pp 433-448. Illustrated. Map. Large 8vo, printed grey stapled card covers. Rubbed, edgeworn and browned, tears to spine, penned name, else good. 25.00

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13 ALFORD, Monty Yukon Water Doctor. signed
Burns & Morton, Whitehorse, 1986, ISBN:0920961002 
ALFORD, Monty. Yukon Water Doctor. Whitehorse : Burns & Morton, 1986. Pp (5),6-123,(5). Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated blue card covers, lettered in black. Contents : Introduction. 1. Look Back and Shiver. 2. Odds Against. 3. Bridge Over the River Land. 4. The Whittlers. 5. Frazil Ice. 6. Three Nahanini Narratives : Overflow; Coincidence; The Cable. 7. Small Wire Across a Big River. 8. Above and Beyond. 9. Rice, Anyone? 10. Fanfare: A Fan in My Face; Fantail. 11. Our Saddest Day. 12. The Medium. 13. The Mountains. Epilogue. Rubbed and edgeworn, else very good. Signed and dated by the author. 25.00

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14 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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15 ALLEN, Patricia. Metepenagiag : New Brunswick's Oldest Village. Second Printing.
Red Bank First Nation / Goose Lane Editions, Red Bank, N.B. / Fredericton, N.B., 1994, ISBN:086492139X 
ALLEN, Patricia. Metepenagiag : New Brunswick's Oldest Village. (Red Bank, N.B) : Red Bank First Nation / (Fredericton, N.B.) : Goose Lane Editions, (1994). Second Printing. Pp [i]-ix,10-41,(3). Illustrated. Maps. Large 8vo, illustrated black cardcovers. Photographs by Patrick M. Polchies. Paintingsby Roger Simon. “The traditional name for the native community of Red Bank on the Northwest Miramichi River is Metepenagiag. Since 1975 over one hund red archaeological sites have been discovered in the Red Bank area. Severalancient campsites and a ceremonial site have been excavated. In recognitio n of their outstanding contribution to Canadian history both the Oxbow and the Augustine Mound sites have been declared National Historic Sites by theHistoric Sites and Monuments Board of Canada. Joseph Augustine, the Red Ba nk resident who first recognized the cultural and historical value of thesesites, has been presented with New Brunswick's distinguished Award for Her itage. The Red Bank archeological research has produced evidence about how the Miramichi Micmac lived in the past. This richly illustrated book offersa glimpse of what life may have been like at Metepenagiag prior to the com ing of the Europeans. Archaeologist Patricia Allen has enjoyed over ten years of research in New Brunswick's Miramichi district. Work at Red Bank's Ancient Oxbow site inspired this publication.” - from the back cover. Very good. Due to its small size, shipping costs should be cheaper than quoted. 12.50

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16 ALLWORTH, Edward Soviet Asia : Bibliographies : A Compilation of Social Science and Humanities Sources on the Iranian, Mongolian, and Turkic Nationalities. With an Essay on the Soviet-Asian Controversy. First Edition.
Praeger Publishers, New York / Washington / London, 1975, ISBN:0275287408 
ALLWORTH, Edward. Soviet Asia : Bibliographies : A Compilation of Social Science and Humanities Sources on the Iranian, Mongolian, and Turkic Nationalities. With an Essay on the Soviet-Asian Controversy. New York / Washington/ London : Praeger Publishers, (1975). First Edition. Pp (6),v-lxiii,(1),1 -686,(14). 8vo, red cloth, silver and red lettering to front board, siler lettering to spine. Contents : Preface : The Controversial Status of Soviet Asia; Sources and Methods for the Bibliography. Part I - Soviet Asia. 1. Soviet Asia. Part II - Black Sea & West Caspian Littoral (Up to the Kuma River). 2. Azerbaijan. 3. Caucasus. 4. Crimea & Crimean Tatar. 5. Dagestan. 6. Gagauz. 7. Karachay-Balkar. 8. Karaim. 9. Kumyk. 10. Kurd. 11. Nogai. 12. North Caucasus (see also, Caucasus, Transcaucasus). 13. Osset. 14. Talysh. 15. Tat. 16. Transcaucasus (See also Caucasus, North Caucasus). Part III - Volga Basin (Down to the Kuma River Mouth). 17. Volga Basin. 18. Bashkirs (See also Urals). 19. Chuvash. 20. Kalmyk. 21. Urals (See also Siberia & Mongolia; Bashkir). 22. Volga Tatar. Part IV - Central Asia. 23. Central Asia. 24. Karakalpak. 25. Kazakh. 26. Kirgiz. 27. Tajik. 28. Turkmen. 29. Uyghur.30. Uzbek. Part V - Siberia & Mongolia. 31. Altay. 32. Buriat. 33. Dolgan. 34. Khakass. 35. Mongolia. 36. Siberia. 37. Tuvan. 38. Yakut. Part VI - Su pplement. ADDITIONAL SHIPPING CHARGES MAY BE REQUIRED FOR ORDERS OUTSIDE CANADA DUE TO ITS WEIGHT. Edgewqorn, else very good. 40.00

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17 Amateur Yacht Research Society). A.Y.R.S. Publication No. 15). Catamaran Design
Amateur Yacht Research Society, Folkestone, Kent, 1957, 
(Amateur Yacht Research Society). Catamaran Design. Folkestone, Kent: Amateur Yacht Research Society, [1957]. Pp. [1]-43,(1), including covers. Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated stapled self wraps, front cover illustration of Jumpahead. A.Y.R.S. Publication Number 15. Includes designs for the Pi-Cat, the Yvonne Cat, the Quick Cat, the Jumpahead, the Roecat, a 12-foot River Cat, the Gemini, and a 14-foot Catamanner, as well as inflatable catamarans and how to deal with a capsizing catamaran. Lightly rubbed, spine browned, spine ends split, pp. 21-24 nearly detached, else vg. Due to its small size, shipping charges will be cheaper than quoted. 15.00

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18 American Canoe Association Essentials of River Kayaking. pbk.
American Canoe Association, Springfield, VA, 2004, ISBN:0897325869 
American Canoe Association. Essentials of River Kayaking. Springfield, VVA:American Canoe Association, 2004. Second printing of the first edition. Pp . [1]-47,(1). Illustrated. 4to, illustrated aqua and white card covers. Vg.6.50

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19 American Guide Series) Augusta- Hallowell on the Kennebec. Compiled by workers of the Writers' Program of the Work Projects Administration in the State of Maine . First Edition.
1940, 
(American Guide Series). Augusta - Hallowell on the Kennebec. Compiled by workers of the Writers' Program of the Work Projects Administration in the State of Maine. Illustrated. (Augusta) : The Kennebec Journal Print Shop, 1940. First Edition. Pp (4),[5]-123,(1), +16 p.photos + folding map. 8vo, wrappers. In the American Guide Series. "This volume makes no attempt to present a comprehensive history of Augusta, the capital of Maine, or of Hallowell, the State's smallest incorporated city. Its principal purpose is to relate the interesting tale of the settlement and growth of the heart of the 'Valley of the Imperial Kennebec' — a story used in many forms by many writers. In compiling factual data for the book, the writers found many variancesin dates and interpretation of historical moments, but, as far as possible , they used only that which had the approval of local historical authorities." Contents: Preface; Tourist Information; Church Guide; The Cities Today;History; From Trading Post to Forest; A Town is Hewn from the Forest; Beca use of a Bridge A New Town is Born; Rival Towns Become Rival Cities; Towardthe Threshold of Tomorrow ; Augusta as Capiatl and County Seat; Kennebec, A Poem; Kennebec — The River that Twists like a Serpent; Augusta : Points of Interest; Hallowell : Points of Interest; Points of Interest in Environs;Chronology; With Bibliography and index. 1" piece at top of spine missing, else very good. 40.00

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20 American Neptune GRASSBY, Richard SLOAN, Edward W. GORDON, Eleanora C. American Neptune : A Quarterly Journal of Maritime History and Arts, Volume54, No. 4, Fall 1994
Peabody Museum of Salem and Essex Institute, Salem, MA , 1994, 
(American Neptune). The American Neptune : A Quarterly Journal of Maritime History and Arts, Volume 54, No. 4, Fall 1994. Salem, MA : Peabody Essex Museum, 1994. Pp (3),244-320. Illustrated. Double Column. 4to, illustrated blue card covers. Contents : Marine Painting as Fine Art: The Example of James Edward Buttersworth (by Richard Grassby, pp 245-251); The Female Sailor on the Christopher Mitchell: Fact and Fantasy (by Elizabeth A. Little, pp 252-258); The U.S.S. Kearsarge, Sixteen Irishmen, and a Dark and Stormy Night(by Edward W. Sloan, pp 259-264); The Captain as Healer: Medical Care on M erchantmen and Whalers, 1790-1865 (by Eleanora C. Gordon, pp 265-277); Periaguas in the Hudson River (by Robert Gerard. Pp 278-279); Within the Walls of New Canton : Advice to a Navy Wife. 1853 (by Joanne B.Young, pp 280-284); plus news and book reviews. Very good. 10.00

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