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1 APT Bulletin HIGGINS, W.J. MACK, R.C. ASKINS, J.S. APT : Bulletin of the Association for Preservation Technology, Vol. 11, No.3. 1979
Association for Preservation Technology APT, Ottawa, 1979, 
(APT Bulletin). APT : Bulletin of the Association for Preservation Technology, Vol. XI, No. 3, 1979. (Ottawa : APT, 1979). Pp [i]-ii,3-120. Illustrated. 4to, illustrated white card covers, lettered in black. Contents : HarleyMcKee, A Personal Memoir (by J.M. Fitch); The Published Writings of Harley J. McKee:: A Bibliography (by P. Malo); Stone Finishing Marks (by W.J. Hig gins); The Making of Oil Brick in Virginia (by C. Loth); An Introduction toRepointing (by R.C. Mack and J.S. Askins); Installing New Non-Corrosive An chors In Old Masonry: Sorne Examples (by T..H.M. Prudon); Polychromatic Roofing Slate of Vermont and New York (by P.C. Marshall); Notes on The Manufacture of Hand-Made Bricks (by T.L. McGrath); Brick Detail - 1818 (by J.H. Chambers);. Stone Surface Treatment - 18858 (by C.E. Peterson); Report of a Visit to a Colorado Marble Quarry (by O. Brainard and P.B. Porter). Very good. 20.00

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2 BANNERMAN, David A. and W. Mary BANNERMAN BANNERMAN, W. Mary SAVVIDES, G.S., foreword Handbook of the Birds of Cyprus and Migrants of the Middle East. First Edition in dustjacket
Oliver & Boyd, Edinburgh, 1971, ISBN:0050024450 
BANNERMAN, David A. and W. Mary BANNERMAN. Handbook of the Birds of Cyprus and Migrants of the Middle East. [Foreword by G.S. Savvides]. Edinburgh: Oliver & Boyd, 1971. First Printing. Pp. (4),v-xv,(1),1-237,(3), colour frontispiece, + 26 p. of colour plates. Illustrated. 8vo, slate cloth with blacklettering to spine. Slight spine roll, else vg in nicked, faintly soiled d ustjacket. 40.00

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Blacker's Art of Fly Making, &c., Comprising Anglng & Dyeing of Colours, With Engravings of Salmon & Trout Flies shewing the rocess of the gentle craft as taught in the pages. With descriptions of flies for the season of the year as they come out on the, BLACKER, William
3 BLACKER, William Blacker's Art of Fly Making, &c., Comprising Anglng & Dyeing of Colours, With Engravings of Salmon & Trout Flies shewing the rocess of the gentle craft as taught in the pages. With descriptions of flies for the season of the year as they come out on the
William Blacker, Fishing Tackle Maker, London, 1855, 1855 
BLACKER, [William]. Blacker's Art of Fly Making, &c., Comprising Anglng & Dyeing of Colours, With Engravings of Salmon & Trout Flies shewing the process of the gentle craft as taught in the pages. With descriptions of flies for the season of the year as they come out on the water. Rewritten & Revised by the author Blacker, himself. London : [William Blacker] Fishing Tackle Maker, 1855. Third Edition [early issue without the reviews]. Pp [i]-xi,(1),1-259,(1), frontispiece + engraved title page + 20 plates (mostly coloured). Each plate faces a corresponding blank leaf. 8vo, original green pressed cloth, gilt lettering to spine, new endpapers.

Westwood & Satchell, Bibliotheca Piscatoria p.33; Hand, A Bookman's Guide to Hunting, Shooting, Angling, and Related Subjects B337.

"William Blacker (the Irish man who operated a tackle shop as 54 Dean Street, Soho, London) was acknowledged as one of the best trout and salmon fly dressers of his day. His fly dressing methods are described and illustrated in his book the Art of Fly Making, which first appeared in 1842 and was reissued in 1843 and again in 1855." (Alec Jackson in the The American Fly Fisher, 1982).

Contents :
Preface;
The Art of Fly Making;
An Easy Method to make the Trout Fly;
An Easy Method of making a Plain Salmon Fly;
To make the Trout Fly, in the best and most approved method;
To make the Palmer, or Double-Hackle Fly;
How to make the Salmon Fly, as shown in the Beautiful Plate of Engravings on Salmon Hooks;
Process of making the Gaudy Salmon Fly;
To make the Winged Larva;
A Catechism of Fly-Making;
The Trout Flies for the Season;
Flies for March;
Flies for April;
Flies for May; Flies for June;
Flies for July;
Flies for August;
Fishing Rods and Fly Fishing;
Fly Fishing for Salmon;
An Account of the Salmon, and its Varieties;
The Salmon Fry;
A Description of the Fifteen Salmon Flies Engraved in the Plates;
Spring Flies;
Salmon Rivers;
The River Tweed;
The River Shannon;
The Lakes of Clare;
The Lakes of Killarney;
Lough Curran, Waterville;
Connamara and Ballynahinch;
Ballyna;
Ballyshannon;
The Rivers Bush and Bann;
The River Bann; Lakes of Westmeath;
The River Lee, at Cork;
Salmon Rivers in Scotland;
The River Tay;
The Dee and Don;
The River Spey;
The Findhorn;
Rivers and Lakes adjacent to Fort William, on the Caledonian Canal;
Salmon Flies for Fort William, &c;
Salmon Flies for the Ness;
The River Shin;
The River Thurso;
The River Esk;
Loch Leven;
The River Allan;
Loch Awe and River;
The Rivers Irvine, Girvan, and Stincher, in Ayrshire;
Rivers of Wales.—The Conway;
The River Dovey;
The River Tivey;
The Wye, Monmouth;
The River Severn;
The Trent;
Rivers of York and Derby;
The Hodder;
Rivers of Derby;
The Rivers Wandle and Coin;
Bait Fishing.
The River Thames;
Perch;
Barbel;
Pike;
Roach;
Dace;
Carp;
Chub;
Gudgeons and Minnows;
Baits;
The Art of Dyeing Fishing Colours;
To Dye Yellow;
To Dye Brown;
To Dye a Yellow-Brown;
To Dye Blue;
To Dye Red;
To Dye Orange;
To Dye Purple or Violet;
To Dye Crimson;
To Dye Scarlet;
Crimson Red in Grain;
To Dye Green Drake Feathers and Fur;
To Dye Claret;
Another way to Dye Claret;
To Dye Black;
To Dye Greens of various Shades;
To Dye Lavender or Slate Dun, &c;
Blues;
A Silver Grey;
A Coffee or Chesnut;
To Dye Olives and a Mixture of Colours ;
A Concise way of Dyeing Colours;
The Materials necessary for Artificial Fly Making.

Rebound with original cloth and new endpapers, cloth rubbed, wear to spine and edges, light circular stain to front board, corners bumped, a few plates have light and tidy pencil captions by previous owner else very good with bright colours in the plates. 1,800.00

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4 BORYS, Stephen. KEAR, Andrew. MAYER, Marc, foreword. 100 Masters : Only in Canada. Hardcover in dustjacket.
Winnipeg Art Gallery, Winnipeg, 2013, ISBN:9780889150119 
BORYS, Stephen. 100 Masters : Only in Canada. [Catalogue of an exhibition held at the Winnipeg Art Gallery from May 11 to August 18, 2013]. With Andrew Kear. Winnipeg: Winnipeg Art Gallery, (2013). First Printing. Pp. (9),10-275,(1). Illustrated in colour. 4to, slate grey cloth with pressed lettering to front board, silver lettering to spine. "From its establishment in 1912 as the first civic art gallery in Canada to its role a century later as one of the leading visual arts institutions in the country, the history of the Winnipeg Art Gallery is inextricably linked to the principle that the cause of art is the cause of the people. Sustained by a distinguished lineageof professional staff, volunteers, members, and supporters, and defined by the outstanding collections, exhibitions, and programs it has built, the W AG is a product of the people and art that fill its spaces and make possible its broad reach into the community. The year 2012 marked the WAG's centennial, and with it the opportunity to organize an exhibition that celebratesnot just the Gallery's rich holdings but those from across the nation. The result is 100 Masters: Only in Canada, curated by WAG Director and CEO, Dr . Stephen Borys, presented at the Gallery from May 11 to August 18, 20913, and documented in this lavishly illustrated publication. The truly historicassemblage of one hundred works of art from twenty-eight museums in Canada and two in the United States, along with ten pieces from the WAG's collect ion is divided evenly between Canadian and non-Canadian art. Among the loans there are fifty Canadian works and a combination of fifty European and American works spanning six centuries, from 1500 to 2010." - from the dustjacket. Very good in clean, crisp dustjacket. Due to the weight of this book, extra shipping charges may be necessary to cover postage costs on international orders. 60.00

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5 BREE, Marlin. Wake of the Green Storm : A Survivor's Tale.
Marlor Press, Saint Paul, Minn., 2001, ISBN:1892147041 
BREE, Marlin. Wake of the Green Storm : A Survivor's Tale. Saint Paul, Minn.: Marlor Press, (2001). First Edition. Pp [i]-xi,(5),1-224. Illustrated. Maps. Index. 8vo, illustrated green card covers. “Roaring out of nowhere on July 4, 1999, a storm with 100 m.p.h. Straight-line winds tore unto Lake Superior. Without warning, a lone sailor and his wooden boat were caught in awall of wind. Spinning out of control, author Marlin Bree fought to surviv e “The Storm of the Century” - a battle of one man against the inland sea. [...] Join Marlin Bree in the cockpit of his small sailboat as he goes on to complete his voyage from Grand Portage, Minnesota, through the Canadian island archipelago that will become the world's largest freshwater conservation area, to the picturesque Slate islands off Ontario's rugged coast.” - from the back cover. Very good. 12.50

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6 BUCKLER, Ernest Ox Bells and Fireflies : A Memoir. First Edition in dustjacket
McClelland & Stewart, 1968, 1968 
BUCKLER, Ernest. Ox Bells and Fireflies : A Memoir. Drawings by Walter Richards. Toronto / Montreal : McClelland & Stewart Limited, (1968). First Edition. Pp (14),3-302,(6). 8vo (152 x 217 mm), dark teal cloth, gilt lettering to spine.

Orange, Ernest Buckler: An Annotated Bibliography A3, Laugher p.65, Spadoni & Donnelly 1995.

Ernest Buckler, OC (b. July 19, 1908, West Dalhousie, Annapolis County, Nova Scotia – d. March 4, 1984, Bridgetown, Annapolis County, Nova Scotia).

"Oxen were still yoked to sledges and the scythe and the ax and the crosscut saw were common everyday tools when Ernest Buckler grew up on a Nova Scotia farm at the edge of the wilderness. Ox Bells and Fireflies recalls those days. With sudden stabbing immediacy it brings the reader a bird sound, an odor, acrid or delicious, a remembered vagary of wind or sun, the timbre of a voice, or the true look of the men and women who peopled the Nova Scotia of Mr. Buckler's boyhood.

It brings back as well the whole texture of a life that now exists only in our memories of the snowbound world of Whittier and the farm life of our grandfathers' times - a life so deeply rooted in the elementals of earth and rock, wind and weather, and so closely paced to the rhythm of the seasons, of birth, growth and death, that each change on the face of nature (a blood-red sunset, a frost at dawn, the first pales leaves on a silver birch ) is resonant with meaning." - from the dj.

1. Seven Crows a Secret;
2. Memory;
3. Wildcats Tetrazzini and Bee Beer;
4. Slate Rags, Tudors, and Popocatepetl;
5. Chords and Acres;
6. Plow, Scythe, and Peavey;
7. Seed, Forges, and Rising Bread;
8. Wicks and Cups;
9. Goose Grease Death and Parables;
10. Soft Soap and Drawknives;
11. Drop Mail and Diplomats;
12. As the Saying Went or Slugs and Gluts;
13. Antics and After;
14. Houses;
15. More Memory or The's and And's;
16. A Man;
17. A Woman;
18. Another Man;
19. Like Spaces Other Cases;
20. A to Z;
21. Fireflies and Freedom.

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7 BUCKLER, Ernest Ox Bells and Fireflies : A Memoir. First Edition in dustjacket, Signed.
McClelland & Stewart, 1968, 
BUCKLER, Ernest. Ox Bells and Fireflies : A Memoir. Drawings by Walter Richards. Toronto / Montreal : McClelland & Stewart Limited, (1968). First Edition. Pp (14),3-302,(6). 8vo, dark teal cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Orange, Ernest Buckler: An Annotated Bibliography A3, Laugher p.65, Spadoni & Donnelly 1995. "Oxen were still yoked to sledges and the scythe and the ax and the crosscut saw were common everyday tools when Ernest Buckler grew up on a Nova Scotia farm at the edge of the wilderness. Ox Bells and Firefliesrecalls those days. With sudden stabbing immediacy it brings the reader a bird sound, an odor, acrid or delicious, a remembered vagary of wind or sun, the timbre of a voice, or the true look of the men and women who peopled the Nova Scotia of Mr. Buckler's boyhood. It brings back as well the whole texture of a life that now exists only in our memories of the snowbound world of Whittier and the farm life of our grandfathers' times - a life so deeply rooted in the elementals of earth and rock, wind and weather, and so closely paced to the rhythm of the seasons, of birth, growth and death, that each change on the face of nature (a blood-red sunset, a frost at dawn, thefirst pales leaves on a silver birch ) is resonant with meaning." - from t he dj. Chapters : 1. Seven Crows a Secret; 2. Memory; 3. Wildcats Tetrazzini and Bee Beer; 4. Slate Rags, Tudors, and Popocatepetl; 5. Chords and Acres; 6. Plow, Scythe, and Peavey; 7. Seed, Forges, and Rising Bread; 8. Wicksand Cups; 9. Goose Grease Death and Parables; 10. Soft Soap and Drawknives ; 11. Drop Mail and Diplomats; 12. As the Saying Went or Slugs and Gluts; 13. Antics and After; 14. Houses; 15. More Memory or The's and And's; 16.. AMan; 17. A Woman; 18. Another Man; 19. Like Spaces Other Cases; 20. A to Z ; 21. Fireflies and Freedom. Bookplate, else very good in unclipped dustjacket, with a few nicks and a one-inch closed tear. Signed, without inscription, by Buckler. 300.00

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Eyeing the North Star : Directions in African-Canadian Literature.  First Edition, CLARKE, George Elliott, (ed.) HILL, Lawrence ALEXIS, Andre BRAND, Dionne
8 CLARKE, George Elliott, (ed.) HILL, Lawrence ALEXIS, Andre BRAND, Dionne Eyeing the North Star : Directions in African-Canadian Literature. First Edition
McClelland & Stewart, Toronto, 1997, ISBN:0771021259 1997 0771021259 / 9780771021251 
CLARKE, George Elliott, (ed.). Eyeing the North Star : Directions in African-Canadian Literature. (Toronto) : McClelland & Stewart, (1997). First Printing. Pp. (10),[xi]-xxviiii,[1]-268. 8vo, black & blue art-illustrated cardcovers, white lettering to spine.

George H. Junne, Jr, The History of Blacks in Canada : A Selectively Annotated Bibliography 1340.

George Elliott Clarke, OC ONS (b. February 12, 1960, Windsor, Nova Scotia) a Canadian poet, novelist and playwright, currently serving as the Canadian Parliamentary Poet Laureate.

"Mixing prose, poetry, and drama, and including the work of established writers and new voices, writing in English as well as French (in translation here), Eyeing the North Star is a varied and vibrant overview of the recent evolution of African-Canadian Literature." - from rear.

"These writers avoid nothing. They speak the raw blues of truth, no matter how raucous, hideous, odious, bitter, or sore. They talk about everything that is loud, ugly, irrepressible. They talk about incest, self-hatred, alienation, and the wintry coldeness of modernity and its vituperative capitalism. They remember original homes of love and warmth, even as they build new homes amid a cool hostility. They remember the seductive winters, the abbreviated summers. They have cursed the slate-grey, murderous Atlantic and wept out love in paradisal Grenada. They have stumbled across plains and across veldts. They have cut sugarcane, they have cut down dictators. They have made a fête of fate. Their poems on roses descend from their poems on corrosion." - from Clarke's Introduction.

An anthology works of prose, poetry and drama by
André Alexis,
Diana Braithwaite,
Dionne Brand,
Austin Clarke,
George Elliott Clarke,
Archibald Crail,
Gérard Étienne,
Cecil Foster,
Claire Harris,
Lawrence Hill,
Dany Laferrière,
Suzette Mayr,
Pamela Mordecai,
M. Nourbese Philip,
David N. Odhiambo,
Althea Prince,
Olive Senior,
Makeda Silvera,
H. Nigel Thomas,
Frederick Ward and
Paul Tiyambe Zeleza.

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9 COATES, James Armed and Dangerous : The Rise of the Survivalist Right. First Edition in dustjacket.
Hill and Wang, New York, 1987, ISBN:809027429 
COATES, James. Armed and Dangerous : The Rise of the Survivalist Right. NewYork : Hill and Wang, (1987). First Edition. Pp (12),3-294. Index. 8vo, bl ack cloth spine, black paper covered boards, gilt lettering to spine. "Machine guns blazing, extolling a vicious creed of racism and anti-Semitism, a dangerous new cast of characters has surfaced on the American landscape. Inthis pioneering study, James Coates examines the bizarre and often violent history of a proliferating number of hate groups, which may be known as Th e Order, Posse Comitatus, or The Covenant, the Sword, and the Arm of the Lord, but who universally style themselves as "Survivalists." And while theircommon ties have been largely overlooked, what they do in pursuit of survi val has proved impossible to ignore. Some have launched spectacular commando raids against armored cars on the West Coast. Others have established heavily armed communes in the mountains of Idaho, the hillsm of the MIssouri Ozarks, and the knobs and hollows opf Appalachia. Many have died in shot-outs with the police, and the FBI has created paramilitary shock troops to combat these highly motivated rebels who are ready to die for their cause. Coates warns thta these groups are a potential seedbed for a wave of fascism, particularly in financialy embattled agricultural areas. A common thread links them all - a belief that the United States is un by a | Zionist Occupational Government" that is plotting to undermine the economy before deliberately waging atomic warfare with the Soviet Union. Unlike most people, however, survivalists do not fear a thermonuclear holocaust, but anticipate it asGod's judgment, a chance to wipe the slate of history clean and begin anew . Armed and Dangerous is a riveting account of these troubling and troubledindividuals who are determined to hate their neighbor and o love the bomb. " (from the dj). Contents : Introduction: The Denver Connection. 1. Where They Come From. 2. The Order. 3. Identity Christians. 4. Posse Comitatus. 5.The Compound Dwellers. 6. Lone Wolves. 7. The Politics of Hatred. 8. Survi val of the Fittest. Conclusion: Apocalypse Now? Very good in price-clipped dustjacket. 35.00

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10 COHEN, Leonard Death of a Lady's Man. First Canadian Edition in dustjacket,
McClelland and Stewart, Toronto, 1978, ISBN:0771021771 
COHEN, Leonard. Death of a Lady's Man. (Toronto) : McClelland and Stewart, (1978). First Edition, First State (with "Lie down" not "Lay down" on page 94). Pp. (10),11-216. 8vo, tan cloth spine with slate grey paper covered boards, gilt lettering to spine. Spadoni & Donnelly 2947. Light spotting to top- and fore-edges, else very good in nicked, unclipped dustjacket. 50.00

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11 DE LA MARE, Walter. Wind Blows Over.
Faber and Faber , London, 1936, 
DE LA MARE, Walter. The Wind Blows Over. London : Faber and Faber Limited, (1936). First Edition. Pp [1]-326,(2). 8vo, slate blue cloth, gilt lettering and white decoration to spine. A collection of short stories including : 'What Dreams may Come'; Cape Race; Physic; The Talisman; In the Forest; 'A Froward Child'; Miss Miller; The House; A Revenant; 'A Nest of Singing Birds'; The Trumpet. Walter John de la Mare (1873-1956) was an English poet, short story writer and novelist. Spine browned, spine and edges worn, black spots to top edge, name, else good only. As is. 50.00

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12 ELLROY, James. My Dark Places. An L.A. Crime Memoir. Signed in dustjacket.
Knopf, New York, 1996, ISBN:0679441859 
ELLROY, James. My Dark Places. An L.A. Crime Memoir. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1996. First Printing. Pp. (12),[3]-[352],(8). 8vo, black cloth spine, slate paper covered boards, black initials to front board, silver letteringto spine. "Jean Ellroy was murdered in 1958. Her body was dumped on a road way in a run-down L.A. suburb. The killer was never found. The case was closed. It was a sordid back-page homicide that nobody remembered. Except her son. James Ellroy was ten years old when his mother died. His bereavement was complex and ambiguous. He grew up obsessed with murdered women and crime. His life spun hellishly out opf control. He ran from the ghost of Jean Ellroy. He became a writer of radically provocative and best-selling crime novels. he tried to reclaim his mother through ficiton. It didn't work. He quit running and wrote this memoir. 'My Dark Places' is Jean Ellroy's and James Ellroy's story -- from 1958 to all points past and up to this moment. Itis the story of a brilliant homicide detective named Bil Stoner, and of th e investigation he and James Ellroy took to find Jean Ellroy's killer." - from the dustjacket. Very good in unclipped dustjacket. Signed without inscription by Ellroy on the second blank. 20.00

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13 ERMELEN STUDIOS Tabby and Twill : Wool and Worsted
Ermelen Studies, Carmel-by-the-Sea, California, 1953, 
ERMELEN STUDIOS. Tabby and Twill : Wool and Worsted. Carmel-by-the-Sea, California : Ermelen Studios, 1953. Pp (19) leaves, printed one side only. 4to, three-hole blue cloth binder, with pale blue paper label to front cover. A craft manual. Includes 15 lessons, each with yarn samples and pinned on sample of the finished product. Lessons : 1. Coat Material - Tweed (Blue Heather, Old Rose). 2. Suit Material - Worsted (Bernat's Fabri Light Grey No. 2792, Slate No. 2793, Rose No. 2739). 3. Man's Jacket Material - Tweed (Black, White). 4. Skirt or Suit Material - Worsted (Lavender, Horizon blue, Light grey, Green). 5. Cocktail Skirt Material - Worsted (Bernat's Fabri Black No. 2794, Looped Mohair, French Angora, Metallica). 6. Tailored Skirt Material - Worsted (or Men's Shirting) (Bernat's Fabri White No. 2742, Navy No. 2765, Grey No. 2792, Blue No. 2764). 7. Men's Jacket Material - Tweed (grey, white, plus a light blue tweed). 8. Coat Material - Tweed (single-ply fine home-spun type tweed and Loped Mohair wound with wool). 9. Coat Material - Tweed (Royal Society Beehive Tweed Green No. 55 and Purple No. 27 and Beehive Woodpecker No.. 124). 10. Suit or Skirt Material - Wosted (Pioneer French Spun Type Worsted, Old Rose and Slate Grey). 11. Evening Jacket Material - Worsted (Bernat's Fabri - Black No. 2794 - Black Rayon Chenille and Metallica). 12. Suit, Skirt, or Costume Material - Worsted (Bernat's Fabri Purple No. 2753, apeony No. 2740, Navy No. 2765, Grey No. 3792). 13. Dress and Blouse Material - Worsted (Pioneer French Spun Type Worsted; Denham's Frosty; Denham's Sheer; and a French Silk Organdy Ribbon with cellophane). 14. Suit or Skirt Material - Worsted (Royal Society, Inc. Tam O'Shanter Red No. 277; Gazelle No. 219; Bernat's Fabri Peony No. 2740, and Pioneer Slate Grey). 15. "Shortie" Jacket Material (Sandison's Scotch Shetland, pink). Spine sunned to brown, tear to bottom puncture of first blank, else very good.150.00

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14 FIELDS, Arthur C. World without Heroes. First Edition in dustjacket, Signed by author
Whittlesey House, McGraw-Hill Book Comoanv, Inc. , New York, London, Toronto, 1950, 
FIELDS, Arthur C. World without Heroes. New York, London, Toronto : Whittlesey House, McGraw-Hill Book Comoanv, Inc. , (1950). First Edition. Pp (10),3-271,(1). 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Myron J. Smith, Jr., War Study Guide : An annotated b.ibliography of military fiction, no. 3133 :" A U.S. Army rifle squad takes part in mopping up last-ditch German resis tance in April 1945". "For sheer power and fury, few novels about war or peace could surpass Arthur Fields' World without Heroes. Fields' central character is war itself, his main concern is the effect of war on the minds of men. World without Heroes is the story of reverse evolution—man into beast.That man, Bruce Kingsley, is an ordinary American college boy who kills on orders— at first. "But each man," writes Fields, "carries the seeds of his own moral destruction." Shattered by German artillery, crazed with rage at the elusive Nazis who hit, run, and surrender, these ordinary American boy s unleash their frenzy on an empty town - burning, looting, destroying, andfinally, killing in cold blood. Fields offers more than a visual picture o f the battlefield. He probes the motives, the complex guiding principles ofmen at war—and he dares to ask the reason why. Why are there wars? Why do men fight? The time, early 1945; the place, the last miles before Berlin; the characters, a rifle squad. Bruce Kingsley, college boy, learns his lesson in how to kill—too well. Joe Slate, factory worker, prods and bullies thesquad to his own death. Christy Christopoulos, Greek medic, talks his way, obscenely and humorously, to terms with life because he knows it for what it is—a bad deal all around. Stiff, pompous Captain Walter McCormick thinksdiscipline more important than understanding and ultimately faces his own terrible failure as a leader of men. The vivid battle scenes describe the most vicious and harrowing phase of the war in Europe—the final desperate hit-and-run tactics of the Germans. Fields' passages of straight description are superb — a deserted German kitchen with dirty dishes still in the sink;a dainty water-color print hanging on the exposed wall of a building slice d in two by a bomb; a blasted town square the rainy morning after battle filling up with silent, shivering replacements sitting motionless in open trucks. Beneath the surface of chopped bodies, gutted towns, soldiers stooped against the rain, World without Heroes is a book of meanings. It is a fierce contemplation of the evil that lies inside every man and an earnest analysis of the moral why's and wherefore's of war. War is the main character otWorld without Heroes. Bruce, Christy, Slate—they re the actors, but War is their play. It bends them, it twists them, it forces them into deeds which they would have never believed possible. This is the story of World withou t Heroes, a stirring novel of importance by a new major talent." (from the dj). Arthur C. Fields (1925 -1974) was born in New York City, attended Harvard before the war, served as an assistant B.A.R. man (Browning Automatic Rifle) in an infantry squad with the American Army in Germany whwre he was wounded, which left him a paraplegic. After the war he worked in the publishing business until his death in 1974. Light wear to spine ends and corners,rubbed, minor waterstain to top edge, else very good in good only, edgewor n, torn, waterstained and chipped unclipped dustjacket. Signed and dated 5/4/50 by author on flyleaf. Scarce. 75.00

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15 FITZHUGH, William, (ed.) TUCK, James A. TAYLOR, J. Garth Prehistoric Maritime Adaptations of the Circumpolar Zone
Mouton Publishers, The Hague, 1975, ISBN:9027976392 
FITZHUGH, William, (ed.) . Prehistoric Maritime Adaptations of the Circumpolar Zone. The Hague : Mouton Publishers, (1975). Pp 405. 8vo, black cloth. Fitzhugh's Introduction. Part I Scandinavia. Stig Welinder's 'Agriculture, Inland Hunting, and Sea Hunting in the Western and Northern Region of the Baltic, 6000-2000 B.C."; Mats P. Malmer's 'The Rock Carvings at Nämforsen, Ångermanland, Sweden, as a Problem of Maritime Adaptation and Circumpolar Interrelations"; H. Christiansson and Noel D. Broadbent's "Prehistoric Coastal Settlement on the Upper Bothnian Coast of Northern Sweden"; Kristen R. Møllenhus's "Use of Slate in the Circumpolar Region"; Povl Simonsen's "When and Why Did Occupational Specialization Begin at the Scandinavian North Coast?"; Gutorm Gjessing's "Maritime Adaptations in Northern Norway's Prehistory"; Carl-Axel Moberg's "Circumpolar Adaptation Zones East-West and Cross-Economy Contacts North-South: An Outsider's Query, Especially on Ust'-Poluj".Part II North Pacific and Bering Sea. R.S. Vasilievsky's '"Problems of the Origin of the Ancient Sea Hunters' Cultures in the Northern Pacific"; Haru o Ohyi's "The Okhotsk Culture, a Maritime Culture of the Southern Okhotsk Sea Region"; S. Arutiunov and D. Sergeev's "Stability and Adaptibility in the Evolution of Hunting Tools in Ancient Eskimo Cultures"; Don E. Diamond's '"Coastal Adaptation and Cultural Change in Alaskan Eskimo Prehistory"; WilliamS. Laughlin' and Jean S. Aigners "Aleut Adaptation and Evolution"; Donald W. Clark's "Technological Continuity and Change within a Persistent Maritime Adaptation: Kodiak Island, Alaska"; : G.F. Grabert and C.E. Larsen's "Marine Transgressions and Cultural Adaptation: Preliminary Tests of an Environmental Model". Part III Northwest Atlantic. James A. Tuck's "Maritime Adaptation on the Northwest Atlantic Coast"; J. Garth Taylor's "Demography and Adaptations of Eighteenth-Century Eskimo Groups in Northern Labrador and Ungava". Part IV Comparative Studies. A.P. McCartney's '"Maritime Adaptations in Cold Archipelagoes : An Analysis of Environment and Culture in the Aleutian and Other Island Chains"; Fitzhugh's "A Comparative Approach to Northern Maritime Adaptations." Vg in vg dj. 100.00

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16 FRASER, A.M., (ed.) RUSSELL, H.J. PRATT, C.C. Newfoundland Industrial Development Board. Hardcover in dustjacket.
1950, 
FRASER, A.M., (ed.). The Newfoundland Industrial Development Board and its Work 1942-1949 : A record of the Activities of the Board. Prepared by H.J.Russell, Director, and L.J.Harnum, Secretary. And Edited by A.M.Fraser, M.A., Professor of History and Economics, Memorial University of Newfoundland. With a Foreword by C.C.Pratt, O.B.E. N.pl., n.pub., [1950]. Printed by Robinson & Co., Ltd. Pp (4),v-vii,8-298,(2). 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering tofront board and spine. O'Dea 2814. Contents: Foreword; Members of the Boar d; Executive Members; Officers; Acts of Incorporation; Report on Planning for Industrial Development (pp. 22-50); The Story of the Board (pp. 51-74); President's Annual Addresses, 1942-1949 (pp. 74-149); Survey of the Resources & Industry of Newfoundland (pp. 149-154). Reports and Articles of Investigation (pp. 155-207): 1. Forest Products: Birch (Plywood and Veneer, BirchLumber, Spoolwood), Wallboard, Wooden Boxes and Packages, Cardboard Carton s, Furniture and Flooring, Christmas Trees for Export (pp. 198-99), Utilization of Sawdust, Small Wooden Articles, Wood Distillation, Matches. 2. Other Forest Products (pp. 208-215): Alcohol Production from Waste, Sulphite Liquor, Yeast Products. 3. Agriculture (pp. 215-238): Flour Mill, Animal Feeds, Blueberry, Cranberry. 4. Minerals (pp. 238-274): Slate, Limestone, Gypsum, Petroleuim (pp. 259-263), Labradorite, Brick, Rockwool, Cement. Also, small sections onf uses of Fertilizer, Seaweed (pp. 277-285), Pearl Essence, and Hydrogenation of Oils. With list of contirbutors. Front board very slightly splayed, very faint smoky odour, else very good in edgeworn, corner-trimmed dustjacket. 55.00

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17 FRASER, A.M., (ed.) RUSSELL, H.J. PRATT, C.C. Newfoundland Industrial Development Board. Hardcover without dustjacket.
1950, 
FRASER, A.M., (ed.). The Newfoundland Industrial Development Board and its Work 1942-1949 : A record of the Activities of the Board. Prepared by H.J.Russell, Director, and L.J.Harnum, Secretary. And Edited by A.M.Fraser, M.A., Professor of History and Economics, Memorial University of Newfoundland. With a Foreword by C.C.Pratt, O.B.E. N.pl., n.pub., [1950]. Printed by Robinson & Co., Ltd. Pp (4),v-vii,8-298,(2). 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering tofront board and spine. O'Dea 2814. Contents: Foreword; Members of the Boar d; Executive Members; Officers; Acts of Incorporation; Report on Planning for Industrial Development (pp. 22-50); The Story of the Board (pp. 51-74); President's Annual Addresses, 1942-1949 (pp. 74-149); Survey of the Resources & Industry of Newfoundland (pp. 149-154). Reports and Articles of Investigation (pp. 155-207): 1. Forest Products: Birch (Plywood and Veneer, BirchLumber, Spoolwood), Wallboard, Wooden Boxes and Packages, Cardboard Carton s, Furniture and Flooring, Christmas Trees for Export (pp. 198-99), Utilization of Sawdust, Small Wooden Articles, Wood Distillation, Matches. 2. Other Forest Products (pp. 208-215): Alcohol Production from Waste, Sulphite Liquor, Yeast Products. 3. Agriculture (pp. 215-238): Flour Mill, Animal Feeds, Blueberry, Cranberry. 4. Minerals (pp. 238-274): Slate, Limestone, Gypsum, Petroleuim (pp. 259-263), Labradorite, Brick, Rockwool, Cement. Also, small sections onf uses of Fertilizer, Seaweed (pp. 277-285), Pearl Essence, and Hydrogenation of Oils. With list of contirbutors. A very good, tight, bright, tidy copy. 40.00

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Remarks on the Geology and Mineralogy of Nova Scotia , GESNER, Abraham
18 GESNER, Abraham Remarks on the Geology and Mineralogy of Nova Scotia
Gossip and Coade, Halifax, NS, 1836, 
GESNER, Abraham. Remarks on the Geology and Mineralogy of Nova Scotia. Halifax: Gossip and Coade, Times Office, 1836. Pp. [v], vi-xl, [quarter leaf] ("Explanation of the Maps"), [1]-272, [1 leaf] ("Agents for the Foregoing Work"); with folding lithographic frontis. ("Parrsboro From the Water, 1836"), hand-coloured copperplate map of Nova Scotia by C. H. Belcher, and one lithographic plate ("Cape Split, 1836"). 8vo. (text: 8 3/8" x 5 1/2"). Original reddish-brown linen-covered boards, and with photographic replica of original paper label to spine. TPL 1957. Gesner, who was born at Cornwallis, Nova Scotia in 1797, divided the province into four geological and mineralogical districts: the Primary (unstratified, Granitic) District, the Clay Slate district, the Red Sandstone District (includes the Coal Fields), and theTrap (Basalt) District. The charm of the two lithographic plates (and the moodiness of the litho of Cape Split) has long been admired by collectors and viewers of Canadian prints. New endpapers. Spine professionally rebacked, and incorporating portions of the original linen spine covering. The original binding (where not restored) is worn and bumped at fore-edges. Boards spotted and soiled. Replacement paper label to spine (as noted above). Somescattered foxing throughout text. Frontispiece folding plate is slightly s oiled and lightly worn along leading fold, 1/2" tear to margin of same has been professionally mended. The folding map, once rumpled over a considerable area as well as being somewhat foxed and soiled, has had its appearance professionally improved. Plate of Cape Split showing some offsetting from text and slight foxing. A complete copy in good condition. 900.00

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Remarks on the Geology and Mineralogy of Nova Scotia , GESNER, Abraham
19 GESNER, Abraham Remarks on the Geology and Mineralogy of Nova Scotia
Gossip and Coade, Halifax, NS, 1836, 
GESNER, Abraham. Remarks on the Geology and Mineralogy of Nova Scotia. Halifax: Gossip and Coade, Times Office, 1836. Pp. [v], vi-xl, [quarter leaf] ("Explanation of the Maps"), [1]-272, [1 leaf] ("Agents for the Foregoing Work"); with folding lithographic frontis. ("Parrsboro From the Water, 1836"), hand-coloured copperplate map of Nova Scotia by C. H. Belcher, and one lithographic plate ("Cape Split, 1836"). 8vo. (text: 8 3/8" x 5 1/2"). Original brown linen-covered boards, and with photographic replica of original paper label to spine. TPL 1957. Gesner, who was born at Cornwallis, Nova Scotia in 1797, divided the province into four geological and mineralogical districts: the Primary (unstratified, Granitic) District, the Clay Slate district, the Red Sandstone District (includes the Coal Fields), and the Trap (Basalt) District. The charm of the two lithographic plates (and the moodiness of the litho of Cape Split) has long been admired by collectors and viewers of Canadian prints. New endpapers. Spine professionally rebacked, and incorporating the original linen spine covering almost in its entirety. Some scattered foxing throughout, some light offsetting affecting some leaves. The original binding (it is faded), was never capable of withstanding much of any mishandling. Of the two plates and map: all three have very slight scattered foxing. A good to very good copy. 1,200.00

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20 GIBSON, Frederick W., ed. Studies of the Royal Commission on Bilingualism and Biculturalism, 6. CREIGHTON, Donald. SAYWELL, John. Cabinet Formation and Bicultural Relations : Seven Case Studies. Paperback.
Queen's Printer, Ottawa, 1970, 
GIBSON, Frederick W., (ed.). Cabinet Formation and Bicultural Relations : Seven Case Studies. Edited by Frederick W. Gibson. (Ottawa : Queen's Printer, 1970). Pp. (8),[vii]-xiv,[1]-190,(2). 8vo, printed grey card covers with green and white lettering to front cover and spine. Studies of the Royal Commission on Bilingualism and Biculturalism, number 6. Contents: 1. W.L. Morton: The Cabinet of 1867: The General Circumstances -- The Conventions of Cabinet-Making in Canada -- The Preliminary Decisions of Cabinet Formation, 1867 -- The Formation of the Cabinet of 1867 -- The Cabinet 1867-73 -- Conclusions. 2. Donald G. Creighton: The Cabinet of 1878: The 1878 Election: Changes in the Conservative High Command -- Written Representations from September 17 to October 8 -- Cabinet-Making from October 8 to November 8 -- Conclusions. 3. John T. Saywell: The Cabinet of 1896: The Paramountcy of Laurier within the Liberal Party -- Laurier's Consultations with English Canadians -- Laurier's Choices in Quebec -- French Canadian Press Reactions to theQuebec Representation. 4. Roger Graham: The Cabinet of 1911: The Conservat ive-Nationalist Alliance and the 1911 Election -- Letters to Borden about Cabinet Appointments from Quebec -- The Selection of the Quebec Ministers --Conclusions. 5. Frederick W. Gibson: The Cabinet of 1921: The Fall and Ris e of Mackenzie King -- The Liberal Cabinet Potential in 1921 -- Mackenzie King's Plans and Principles of Cabinet-Making -- King's First Interview withErnest Lapointe -- Negotiations with the Progressives: Haydon's Mission to Winnipeg -- Eastern Pressures in Ottawa -- T.A. Crerar's Preicament: The H udson Mission to Ottawa -- Quebec Pressure Reaches a Climax -- Crerar's Decision: Failure of the Negotiations with the Progressives -- The Final Phase: Completion of the Slate -- Conclusions. 6. Frederick W. Gibson: The Cabinet of 1935: Comparisons with 1921 -- Cabinet Potential of the Liberal Partyin 1935 -- Mackenzie King's First Discussion with Ernest Lapointe -- Progr ess of Cabinet Negotiations, October 17 to October 19 -- The Final Stage ofCabinet-Making, October 21 to October 23 -- Conclusions. 7. Dale C. Thomso n: The Cabinet of 1948: The Theory of Dual Leadership -- The Theory of DualLeadership and St. Laurent -- St. Laurent's Principles of Cabinet Formatio n -- Quebec and Cabinet Formation -- Ethnic Considerations and the Allocation of Portfolios -- Prior Commitments -- The Proportion of French Canadian and English Canadian Ministers -- The "Co-operativeness" of French Canadians -- Conclusions. 8. Frederick W. Gibson: Conclusions: Co-Prime Minster, Chief Lieutenant or Provincial Spokesman? -- The Range of the Prime Minister's Consultations -- The Distribution of Portfolios -- The Question of Prior Commitments -- The French Canadian Share of the Cabinet -- Inflexibility asan Obstacle to Cabinet Appointment. Chipping to spine ends with short spli t to head of rear outer hinge, else very good. 25.00

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