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1 (British Information Services Labor and Industry in Britain : A Monthly Review. Vol. III, No. 11 - November, 1945.
British Information Services : An Agency of the British Government, Information Division, New York , 1945, 
(British Information Services). Labor and Industry in Britain : A Monthly Review. Vol. III, No. 11 – November, 1945. New York : British Information Services : An Agency of the British Government, Information Division, 1945. Pp [145]-160. 8vo, orange printed stapled wrappers. Contents : What Is It Like in Britain Today. British Trade Unions Meet. Labor Controls in Britain Today. Short tears to fore-edges, else very good. 20.00

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2 ABED, Shukri B. AL-FARABI, Abu Nasr Mohammed) ARISTOTLE) Aristotelian Logic and the Arabic Language in Alfarabi
State University of New York Press, Albany, 1991, ISBN:0791403971 
ABED, Shukri B. Aristotelian Logic and the Arabic Language in Alfarabi. (Albany: State University of New York Press, 1991). First Printing. Pp. (8),[ix]-xxv,(1),[1]-201,(3). 8vo, decorated pink glossy paper covered boards, dark blue titles to front and spine. "This book explores the reaction of tenth-century Arab philosopher Abu Nasr Alfarabi to the logical works of Aristotle. From numerous short treatises the author develops a systematic and comprehensive topical survey of Alfarabi's logical writings. The book is divided into two major parts: language as a tool of logic (chapters 1-5) and logic as a tool with which to analyze language (chapter 6). The first five chapters deal with Alfarabi's analysis of the meanings of various terms as they are used in logic and philosophy. Alfarabi refutes the Artab grammarians who claimed that Arab logicians were building a language within a language and shows that the philosophical meanings of terms are in fact their most original and essential meanings. The final chapter deals with Alfarabi's analysis of certain aspects of the Arabic language (such as copula) and demonstrates that Arabic, like any natural language, conforms to universal logical structures of which natural languages are only a concrete expression." - from the rear cover. Contents: 1. Particulars and Universals: An Introduction to Alfarabi's Logical Lexicon; 2. Definition and Description in Alfarabi's System; 3. The Concept of Essence in Alfarabi; 4. The Concepts of Demonstration, Division, and Classification and Their Relationship to Definition;5. The Term Mawjud in Nonlogical Contexts; 6. Alfarabi's Linguistic Philos ophy. Very good. 37.50

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3 Acadia Gas Engine Company Oil painting of Company Boat for Acadia Gas Company, Bridgewater, N.S. July1939.
1939, 
(Acadia Gas Engine Company). Oil painting of Company Boat for Acadia Gas Company, Bridgewater, N.S. July 1939. A 9 by 13 inch sheet of white paper, painted in black, grey and white, of a boat with the Acadia flag to bow and an unidentified flag with Union Jack to upper left corner flying aft, with some seagulls skimming the water. Lacking lower right hand corner, some edgewear and short tears, else good. 80.00

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4 Acadia University) Acadia Athenaeum. Volume 26, No. 5, March 1900
Athenæum Society of Acadia College, 1900, 
(Acadia University). The Acadia Athenaeum Vol. XXVI, No. 5, March, 1900. Wolfville, NS: Athenæum Society of Acadia College, 1900. Pp 151-184. 8vo, tancard covers, black titles to front. Two-inch tear to tail of spine, short tear to head, two small spots and corner crease to rear cover, previous owner's name to front cover, else very good. 30.00

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5 Acadian Entomological Society) BRITTAIN, W.H. WALKER, G.P. GORHAM, R.P. Proceedings of the Acadian Entomological Society For 1924. No. 10
Acadian Entomological Society, Truro, N.S., 1925, 
Acadian Entomological Society). Proceedings of the Acadian Entomological Society For 1924. No. 10. Truro, N.S.: (Acadian Entomological Society), May, 1925. Pp (6),[7]-79,(1),+ 2 plates. 8vo, olive green card covers, lettered in black. Contents : Proceedings of the Society for the Year 1924; Report of the Secretary-Treasurer; "Spray vs Dust on Apples in New Brunswick" by G.P. Walker; "Some Susceptibility of the Apple to Various Injuries" by J. P. Spittall; "Some Miscellaneous Insecticide Tests" by W. H. Brittain; "Entomological Notes from Central New Brunswick." by Wm. H. Moore; "Some New and Unrecorded Notes on the Life History ot of Entomophthora sphaerosperma" by F. C. Gilliatt; "The Present Distribution of The European Apple Sucker" by A. G. Dustan; "The Chain-Dot Moth as an Injurious Insect" by R. P. Gorham; "Insects of the Year in the Maritime Provinces" by J. P. Spittall; "Notes onthe Currant Leaf-Roller Cacoecia rosana Linn, in Nova Scotia" (by W. E. Wh itehead). Short tear to fore-edge, else very good. 25.00

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6 Acadien - Short Stories] COMEAU, Germaine NYELA, Desire PATOUMA, Judith Esprit Sain
Universite Sainte-Anne, 2011, ISBN:9782981182715 
[Acadien - Short Stories]. Esprit Sain. [N.pl.]: (Université Sainte-Anne), [n.d. - 2011]. Pp. (2),3-64. Illustrated in colour. Oblong 8vo, illustratedgrey card covers with white titles to front, blank spine. Includes the fol lowing stories: Germaine Comeau's "Anima Sana", Jocelyne Comeau's "L'espritdans la boîte", Anne LeBlanc's "Purs esprits", Georgette LeBlanc's "Stella Maris", Éric Dow's "Scène d'automne en ville", Albert Dugas'S "La fête des Mères", Désiré Nyela's "L'adieu de l'absent", Judith Patouma's "La douleur de l'âme", Evelyne Roberge-Smith's "Double vie", Lisette Valotaire's "La c olombe", and Jean Wilson's "ispirit". With illustrations by François Gaudet, Dorothy Thibodeau, Christiane Deraspe, Rolande Comeau, Dianne Surette, June Deveau, Sheila LeBlanc Joyce, Nora Robicheau, Colette King, William Thériault, and Claude Chaloux. Very good. 12.50

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

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Field and Forest Rambles, With Notes on the Natural History of Eastern History of Eastern Canada , ADAMS, A.Leith
8 ADAMS, A.Leith Field and Forest Rambles, With Notes on the Natural History of Eastern History of Eastern Canada
Henry S. King, 1873, 
ADAMS, A.Leith. Field and Forest Rambles, With Notes on the Natural History of Eastern Canada. L.: Henry S. King & Co., 1873. Pp (6), vii-xvi, [1]-333, (1), (1, adv.), (1), frontis., 2 maps (1 fldg), 1 geological cross-section plate. 8vo, original pressed green cloth, gilt to spine. "British surgeon-major Adams was ordered to New Brunswick from Malta. Here he explored and recorded wildlife and geology on the Restigouche and Miramichi and St.John Rivers. He quotes his seasonal observations during wilderness wanderings over a three-year period." - Waterston p.138. par Much on native people, birds, trout, moose, deer, &c. Among the running haeds (indicating short sections) are University of New Brunswick, Extermination of the Native Animals, Effects of the Climate on Europeans, Leprosy among the French Settlers of Tracadie, The Monster of Lake Utopia, A Backwood Shanty and its Inmates, Strange Mode of Decoying Wild Fowl, and Ludicrous Occurence at an Inn. Cocked, edgeworn, hinges cracked, else vg. 175.00

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9 ADAMS, Alice Return Trips. First British Edition in dustjacket
Heinemann, London, 1986, 
ADAMS, Alice. Return Trips : Stories. London : William Heinemann, (1986). First UK Edition. Pp. (10),[3]-195,(5), 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. "With extraordinary perception, grace and wry humour, Alice Adams explores the emotional reality of women's lives today. In stories that move between Mexico, Portugal, Spain, California and the South, her themes are thecomfort of friendship, the loneliness of a failing marriage, and the pain of loss--of love, youth, childhood dreams, the last chance for change." - from the dj. The 15 short stories are: "Alaska" (pp.3-15), "You Are What YouOwn: A Notebook", "Return Trips", "La Señora", "New Best Friends", "Time i n Santa Fe", "A Public Pool", "Waiting for Stella", "Barcelona", "Separate Planes", "Molly's Dog", "Mexican Dust", "Elizabeth", "Sintra", and " My First and Only House." Embossed gold sticker on flyleaf, some toning to pages,else very good in dustjacket. 20.00

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10 ADAMS, Alice Return Trips. First Edition in dustjacket
Knopf, New York, 1985, 
ADAMS, Alice. Return Trips. New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 1985. First Edition. Pp (12),[3]-195,(3). 8vo, grey cloth spine, grey boards, gilt lettering to spine, untrimmed fore-edge. fifteen stories is about "people travelling -in search of fresh experience, the inspirations of art, the pleasures of n ew relationships.people opening up to the accidental magic of a foreign place, or returning to scenes of childhood to forgive the past." The 15 short stories are: "Alaska" (pp.3-15), "You Are What You Own: A Notebook", "Return Trips", "La Señora", "New Best Friends", "Time in Santa Fe", "A Public Pool", "Waiting for Stella", "Barcelona", "Separate Planes", "Molly's Dog", "Mexican Dust", "Elizabeth", "Sintra", and " My First and Only House." Very good to fine in unclipped dustjacket. 30.00

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11 ADAMS, Herbert. Collins White Circle Pocket Edition, 279. Case of the Stolen Bridegroom. Canadian Collins White Circle paperback.
Wm. Collins Sons & Co. Ltd., Toronto, 1946, 
ADAMS, Herbert. The Case of the Stolen Bridegroom. [Front cover adds: "Murder on a Honeymoon"]. Toronto: Wm. Collins Sons & Co. Ltd., (1946). First thus printing. A White Circle Pocket Edition. Pp. (6),7-192. Small 8vo, illustrated black and blue card covers with yellow and black lettering to front cover, yellow and black lettering to red spine, all edges dyed red. Mass market paperback. Collins White Circle Pocket Edition number 279. "When on his wedding night Matt Pender, popular night club violinist, disappeared, hisdistracted bride sought the assistance of her old friend Roger Bennion to elucidate the mystery. Together with Roger's racing-motorist friend Ian Stewart, they set out to find Matt. It was no case for the police, for Matt's reputation as a well-known musician must be cleared without public scandal.A complicated series of events, including deeds of desperate daring, a big -scale robbery, and even murder, make this a tremendously exciting, fast-moving story that will more the enhance the reputation of its very popular author." - from the introductory blurb. Faint vertical crease to front cover,faint diagonal crease to upper right front corner, short split to head of rear outer hinge, light edge-nicking, else very good. 35.00

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12 ADAMS, Richard Gilbert, Yvonne Campbell, Jennifer Unbroken Web. First American Edition in dustjacket
Crown, 1980, 
ADAMS, Richard. The Unbroken Web : Stories and Fables. Colour plates by Yvonne Gilbert. Black and white drawings by Jennifer Campbell. N.Y.: Crown Publishers, (1980). This is the US edition of The Iron Wolf and Other Stories.Fine in price-clipped dj. 25.00

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13 ADAMS, W. H. Davenport BARNABY, N. (appendix) Famous Ships of the British Navy; or, Stories of Enterprise and Daring collected from Our Naval Chronicles
James Hogg and Sons, 1863, 
ADAMS, W. H. Davenport. Famous Ships of the British Navy; or, Stories of Enterprise and Daring collected from Our Naval Chronicles. With numerous illustrations and diagrams; and an Appendix on Iron-Clad Ships by N. Barnaby. L: James Hogg and Sons, 1863. Pp. (6), [vii]-xiv, [1], 16-316, (4). With [7]pp. of plates. Frontis with tissue guard. Small 8vo, blue cloth, gilt bord ers and cameo portrait of Nelson to the front, gilt titles and embellishments to spine. Short histories of several of the Royal Navy's most famous sailing ships and the gallant captains that sailed aboard them. Includes the "Mary Rose", Sir Francis Drake and the "Golden Hind", Admiral Robert Blake and his flag-ships the "Triumph", the "Swiftsure" and the "St. George", the "Royal Charles", the "Centurion", William Bligh and the "Bounty", the "Arethusa", a French frigate captured in May 1759 and added to the British Navy under the same name, Nelson's "Victory, and the story of the shipwreck of the "Alceste". Ex-libris Pullen. Binding cracked in several places, spine slightly sunned, with some wear to the head and tail, corners bumped, the occasional foxed spot here and there, inked presentation inscription to the front paste-down, else a very good copy. 125.00

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Help Me, Jacques Cousteau.  pbk., ADAMSON, Gil
14 ADAMSON, Gil Help Me, Jacques Cousteau. pbk.
Porcupine's Quill, Erin, ON, 1995, ISBN:0889841616 1995 0889841616 / 9780889841611 
ADAMSON, Gil. Help Me, Jacques Cousteau. (Erin, ON) : The Porcupine's Quill, (1995). First Edition. Pp. [1]-149,(3). Illustrated. Tall 8vo, illustrated grey card covers.

A collection of inter-related short stories by the Canadian author (b. 1961).

Very good. 12.00


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15 Aeroplane Photographs Aeroplane Photographs. Series B.
Musson Book Company , Toronto , 1943, 
(Aeroplane Photographs). Aeroplane Photographs. Series B. Toronto : The Musson Book Company Ltd., Publishers, n.d. [1940s]. Pp (16). Illustrated. Large 8vo [a 50 by 35 inch sheet folded into a 9 by 11 inch size], illustrated wrappers. Printed on one side of the sheet only. Containing reproductions of the following Allied and enemy planes : British planes (Avro “Lancaster”;Handley-Page “Halifax”; Short “Stirling”; Short “Sunderland”). American pl anes (Boeing B-17D “Fortress I”; Boeing B-17F “Fortress II”; Brewster SB2A-1 “Bermuda”; Consolidated PBY-5 “Catalina”; Consolidated PB2Y-2 “Coronado”;Consolidated B-24 “Liberator”: Curtiss SB2C-1 “Helldiver”; Douglas C54 (DC -4) “Skymaster”; Douglas SBD-1 “Dauntless”; Grumman TBF-1 “Avenger”; Grumman F4F-3 “Martlet”; Martin PBM-2 “Mariner”; Republic P-47 “Thunderbolt”; Vought-Sikorsky F4U-1 “Corsair”; Vultee A-31 “Vengeance”). German planes (Blohm and Voss Bv 138; Blohm and Voss Ha 139; Blohm and Voss Ha 140; Blohm and Voss Bv 142; Blohm and Voss Bv 222; Dornier Do 18;; Dornier Do 24; Dornier Do 26; Focke-Wulf Fw 190; Focke-Wulf Fw 200K “Kurier”; Heinkel He 115; Heinkel He 116; Junkers Ju 52; Junkers Ju 90; Junkers Ju 290). Italian planes (Cant Z1007; Piaggio P108). Each photograph size 5” by 2.5”. Rubbed, some edgewear, top edge browned, else very good. 75.00

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16 Agricultural and Rural Development Act ARDA Canada / Newfoundland : Federal-Provincial Rural Development Agreement1971/1975.
Regional Economic Expansion Canada, Ottawa, 1971, 
(Agricultural and Rural Development Act). ARDA Canada / Newfoundland : Federal-Provincial Rural Development Agreement 1971/1975. [Ottawa] : Regional Economic Expansion Canada, (1971). Pp (2),[1]-8,[1]-2,[1]-3,[1]-2,[1]-3 leaves, printed one side only. 4to, brown card covers, black cloth tape spine. Short tear to top spine, name, else very good. 18.00

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Agricultural Review : A Journal Devoted to the Interests of the Farmers andGrowers of Canada. Volume 6, Number 1, 1902, Agricultural Review
17 Agricultural Review Agricultural Review : A Journal Devoted to the Interests of the Farmers andGrowers of Canada. Volume 6, Number 1, 1902
Provincial Chemical Fertilizer Company, Limited, Saint John, N.B., 1902, 1902 
(Agricultural Review). The Agricultural Review : A Journal Devoted to the Interests of the Farmers and Growers of Canada. Volume VI, Number 1, 1902. Saint John, New Brunswick : Edited and Issued by the Provincial Chemical Fertilizer Company, Limited, 1902. Pp [1]-18. Illustrated. Double / triple Column. 4to, illustrated pale blue-green stapled wrappers.

A journal promoting the use of chemical fertilizers in agriculture, with lots of testimonials, mostly from the Maritimes.

With two pages of Rural Recipes.

Short tears to spine, lightly smudged, rubbed, corners creased, else good. 40.00



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Charlotte County : Rich Indeed : A History from Prehistoric Times Through the Civil War. , AILSWORTH, Timothy S., Ann P. KELLER, Lura B. NICHOLS and Barbara R. WALKERKELLER, Ann P. NICHOLS, Lura B. WALKER, Barbara R.
18 AILSWORTH, Timothy S., Ann P. KELLER, Lura B. NICHOLS and Barbara R. WALKERKELLER, Ann P. NICHOLS, Lura B. WALKER, Barbara R. Charlotte County : Rich Indeed : A History from Prehistoric Times Through the Civil War.
Charlotte County Board of Supervisors, 1979, 
AILSWORTH, Timothy S., Ann P. KELLER, Lura B. NICHOLS and Barbara R. WALKER. Charlotte County: Rich Indeed : A History from Prehistoric Times Through the Civil War. Charlotte County, Virginia: The Charlotte County Board of Supervisors, 1979. Pp. 588, with two folded maps in rear pouch. Illustrated. 8vo, orange cloth, gilt crest to front. A comprehensive history of Charlotte County with detailed appendices, including a listing of the names of public servants, politicians, members of the militia, freed slaves, merchants and various other categories. Vg in spine faded dj (quarter-inch section chipped from head of spine, a few short tears, corners chipped, edges worn). 100.00

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19 AINSWORTH, W. Harrison. Legend of the Devil's Dyke.
Mossant, Vallon & Co., 1925, 
AINSWORTH, W. Harrison. The Legend of the Devil's Dyke. N.pl.: Issued by Mossant, Vallon & Co., n.d. [ca 1920s?]. Pp (36). 8vo, white embossed stitched card covers, red lettering to front cover. A short story by W. Harrison Ainsworth, a gift book by Mossant, Vallon & Co. William Harrison Ainsworth (1805-1882) was an English historical novelist born in Manchester. Spine andmargins browned, edges nicked, else very good. 20.00

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20 AINSWORTH, William Harrison. CRUIKSHANK, George Tower of London : A Historical Romance. Fifth Edition.
Henry G. Bohn, London, 1844, 
AINSWORTH, William Harrison. The Tower of London : A Historical Romance. Illustrated by George Cruikshank. London: Henry G. Bohn, York Street, Covent Garden, MDCCCXLIV [1844]. Fifth Edition. Pp. (6),[iii]-xvi,[1]-439,(5), frontispiece, + 39 leaves of plates. With several wood engravings to text. 8vo, rebound in half red morocco, with red cloth boards, marbled endpapers, gilt tooling to front board, gilt decoration, five raised bands, and gilt lettering to spine, top edge gilt. A historical novel following the life of Lady Jane Grey. Short split to head of front outer hinge, small chip to head of spine, bookplate to front pastedown, gift inscription, else very good. 150.00

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