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1 A Lady Home in the South, or, Two Year's at Uncle Warren's
American Reform Tract and Book Society, Cincinnati, 1857, 
A Lady. A Home in the South, or, Two Year's at Uncle Warren's . Cincinnati,OH: American Reform Tract and Book Society, (1857). Pp. (2),[i]-vi,[7]-134 ,(4), frontis., + 1 plate. Includes textual illustrations. 12mo, red pressed cloth with gilt decoration and lettering to spine. An abolitionist tract released prior to the outbreak of the Civil War, directed more towards juvenile readers, but with a constant message that could have been followed by all, exhibiting the sinfulness of slaveholding in general, promoting the cause through reason and reflection and the brutalizing effects that the practice of slavery has on societies where it had been implemented, rather thanthe gory, harrowing details of any individual case. Boards rubbed with a c ouple of small dampstains, spine ends worn, occasional marginal smudging and foxing with sparse pencilling, contemporary gift inscription to ffep, else vg. 200.00

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2 Abegweit Review) LEDWELL, Francis BARTEL, Ronald F. GOOL, Reshard Abegweit Review : A Publication of the University of Prince Edward Island. Volume 1, Number 2.
University of Prince Edward Island / Printed by Williams and Crue Co, Charlottetown, 1978, 
(Abegweit Review). The Abegweit Review : A Publication of the University ofPrince Edward Island. Volume 1, Number 2. Summerside, P.E.I.: Printed by W illiams and Crue Co. Ltd., n.d. [1978?]. Pp (2),1-110. Illustrated. 8vo, green card covers. Contents : The Question of Land Ownership and the Future of the Family Farm on Prince Edward Island (by Ronald F. Bartel); Variationson a Theme (by William Howard); Our South American Neighbours (by Fernando Vidal); Canadian Studies in Small Universities (by G.F.G. Stanley); The Ev ening of the Fifth Day (by F.J. Ledwell); The Growth of Public Expenditure in Prince Edward Island (by P. Nagarajan); A Prose Extension of, and Some Variations on, the Prayer Sections of The Four Quartets of T.S. Eliot (by Wendell Maclntyre); L'Attente du Jour (un poème par Francois Vasque); Matthew(by Reshard Gool); Alienation and Respect of Persons in Schools (by Verner Smitheram). Spine lightly browned, penned name, else very good. 20.00

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3 ABRAHAMS , Peter Mine Boy , 1st Faber printing in dj
Faber and Faber, 1954, 
ABRAHAMS , Peter. Mine Boy , L : Faber and Faber Ltd (1954). First published in this edition mnmxliv. Pp 252 , turquoise cloth. Cocked tape marks on cover, bookplate, name, edges slightly smudged, else vg in dj (one-inch tear to dj flap) 30.00

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4 ABULAFIA, David, ed. Mediterranean in History. First American Edition in dustjacket.
J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, 2003, ISBN:0892367253 
ABULAFIA, David, ed. The Mediterranean in History. Edited by David Abulafia. Texts by David Abulafia, Oliver Rackham, Marlene Suano, Mario Torelli, Geoffrey Rickman, John Pryor, Michel Balard, Molly Greene, Jeremy Black. Los Angeles : The J. Paul Getty Museum, (2003). First US Printing. Pp. (4),[5]-320. With 161 colour and 147 black-and-white illustrations. Large 8vo, bluecloth with gilt lettering to spine. "For over four thousand years the Medi terranean was the center of Western civilization. Geographically, it is a world in miniature, an inland sea whose shores encompass every type of terrain and climate -- barren deserts, fertile plains, snow-capped mountains, peninsulas, islands, and separate minor seas with distinct characters of their own. Historically, it has been the meeting place of the cultures of Europe, Asia, and Africa, the battleground of races and nations, and the focus of three great religions: Christianity, Judaism, and Islam. The distinguished Mediterranean scholar David Abulafia has brought together a team of eightleading specialists from many countries to tell this enthralling and compl ex story as a connected narrative: from a description of the physical setting, the prehistoric traders, and the struggle between Phoenicians, Greeks, and Etruscans ending in Roman victory, to a discussion of the post-Roman nations, the Christian powers in the north, the Islamic powers in the south, the domination by England and France, and, finally, the twentieth century, divided between war and mass tourism. This richly illustrated book offers contemporary historical writing at its best and will engage specialists, students, and general readers alike." - from the dustjacket. Contents: 1. "Thephysical setting" (Oliver Rackham); 2. "The first trading empires: prehist ory to c.1000 BC" (Marlene Suano); 3. "The battle for the sea routes: 1000-300 BC" (Mario Torelli); 4. "The creation of Mare Nostrum: 300 BC - 500 AD"(Geoffrey Rickman); 5. "The Mediterranean breaks up: 500-1000" (John Pryor ); 6. "A Christian Mediterranean: 1000-1500" (Michel Balard); 7. "ResurgentIslam: 1500-1700" (Molly Greene); 8. "The Mediterranean as a battleground of the European powers: 1700-1900" (Jeremy Black); 9. "A globalized Mediterranean: 1900-2000" (David Abulafia). Very good in crisp dustjacket. Due to the weight of this book, extra shipping charges may be necessary to cover postage on international orders. 32.50

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5 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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6 ADAMS, Ansel, and John MUIR MUIR, John ADAMS, Ansel MAUK, Charlotte E. (ed.) Yosemite and the Sierra Nevada. First Edition in dustjacket
Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston, 1948, 
ADAMS, Ansel, and John MUIR. Yosemite and the Sierra Nevada. Photographs byAnsel Adams. Sel;ections from the Works of John Muir. Edited by Charlotte E. Mauk. Boston : Houghton Mifflin Company, 1948. First Edition. Pp (12),ix-xix,(5),3-132,(2),+ 64 leaves of black-and-white plates. Large 8vo, tan cloth, brown lettering to front board and spine. "This book is an interpretation, in text and photographs, of Yosemite Valley and the Sierra Nevada range of mountains. the text is from the works of John Muir, a naturalist whosewriting reveals the excitement and beauty and strength in a world untouche d by man. the photographs were created by Ansel Adams, whose camera discovers that which lies before us all - and magically, what our eyes may fail tocommunicate to our hearts. this combination of word and image creates a st atement of grater intensity than either word or image alone. Sixty-four photographs are beautifully reproduced in this big book. Mr. Adams has chosen phrases from Muir which, facing the photographs, are perfect captions. These photographs are the work of several years, and almost all are here reproduced for the first time. The text has been taken from Mountains of California, The Yosemite, My First Summer in the Sierra, and others of Muir's best-known book. the selections have been wove into a unified description of thecountry, in all seasons and in all mods, by Miss Charlotte Mauk of Berkele y, California. The lines which delimit Yosemite on a map have no meaning onthe high watershed ridges which are the geographic boundaries of the Park. In actuality, the spirit of Yosemite depends on an environment which exten ds to the Pacific and to the clear bleak loneliness of the deserts beyond the Sierra crest. Begin with the rolling hills of the Coast Range and the wide expanse of the Central Valley. Climb, as Muir did when he was shepherding his flocks, the rugged foothills of the Sierra. See Yosemite in its high-mountain matrix; cross the Sierra to the wild and barren beauty of Mono; look at Tahoe on the north, the great ranges south of Yosemite, and the tremendous tossing wall of the east face of the Sierra. Behold mountains and quiet pools, twigs, clouds, canyons, stones - great vistas and intimate realities." (from the dj). Contents : Introduction. A biography of John Muir. Selections from the Works of John Muir : I. The Sierra Nevada : The range of light; The snow and the glaciers. II. The Yosemite : Into the mountains; Characteristics of the canyons; The incomparable Yosemite; The approach to thevalley; The first view - the Bridal Veil; General features of the valley; The upper canyons; Natural features near the valley; Down the Yosemite Creek: The Yosemite Fall; A wonderful ascent; The grandeur of Yosemite Fall; The Nevada Fall; The Vernall Fall; The Illilouette Fall; The beauty of the rainbows. III. My first sumer in the Sierra : Through the foothills with a flock of sheep; In the camp on the Norht Fork of the Merced; To the high mountains; The Yosemite; Mount Hoffmann and Lake Tenaya; The Mono Trail; BloodyCanyon and Mono Lake; The Tuolumne Camp. IV. Winter in the Yosemite : A ho me in winter; The snow; Snow banners. V. Sierra thunderstorms : Sierra thunderstorms. Photographs by Ansel Adams : The Photographs : Notes on the photographs; Photographic data; Sources of exerpts used with photographs. Very good in spine-chipped, but unclipped, dustjacket. 125.00

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

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8 African Art) Bollingen Series XXXII RADIN, Paul (ed.) MARVEL, Elinore African Folktales & Sculpture : Folktales selected and edited by Paul Radinwith the collaboration of Elinore Marvel. 2nd ed 2nd pr
Pantheon Books, 1966, 
(African Art). African Folktales & Sculpture. Folktales selected and editedby Paul Radin with the collaboration of Elinore Marvel. (New York) : Panth eon Books, (October, 1966). Pp. 357. Frontis + one folding map + 187 black & white plates at rear. 4to, off-white cloth covered boards with small giltand black decoration to front, black cloth spine, gilt lettering, top edge orange. Bollingen Series XXXII. ""This volume offers a representative coll ection of native African myths and folktales accompanied by selected examples of the plastic art stemming from the same culture. In assembling these narratives from the unwritten literature of this area, Dr. Radin has drawn upon the so-called true Negro tribes of west Agfrica, the Bantu-speaking tribes of central, east, and south Africa, the half-Hamites of the Nile headwaters, and the Bushmen and Hottentots of the extreme south and south-west. Dr. Radin emphasizes that theirs is possibly the most sophisticated of all aboriginal literatures, though it has not become so well known as the sculpture of native Africa, which during the past fifty years has so strongly influenced the art of the contemporary western world." Faint orange smudge to front cloth, else vg. 70.00

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9 AGAR-HAMILTON, J.A.I. Native Policy of the Voortrekkers 1836-1858 : An Essay in the History of the Interior of South Africa – 1836-1858.
Maskew Miller Limited, Cape Town : Maskew Miller Limited,, 1928, 
AGAR-HAMILTON, J.A.I. The Native Policy of the Voortrekkers 1836-1858 : An Essay in the History of the Interior of South Africa – 1836-1858. Cape Town: Maskew Miller Limited, n.d. [1928?]. Pp (2),[i]-xix,(1),1-228,(2),+ fold ing map. Index. 8vo, blue cloth, black lettering to front board and spine. Contents : 1. Preliminaries of the Great Trek. 2. On Trek. 3. The Republic of Natal. 4. Early Days in the Transvaal Territory. 5. The Beginning of theSouth African Republic. 6. The Missionaries. 7. The Controversy - I. The R epublic, the Tribes and the Missionaries. 8. The Controversy – II. The Farmer and the Native. 9. Labour and Slavery – I. The Question of Apprenticeship. 10. Labour and Slavery – II. The labour Tax. Appendix I. Livingstone theGun-Runner. Appendix II. The Anti-Slavery Agitation of 1868 and 1869. Appe ndix III. Apprenticeship in Operation. Cocked, light wear to spine ends, corners bumped, inner hinges cracked, name, else good in worn, torn, browned dustjacket. 35.00

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10 AGNEW, Swanzie, and Michael STUBBS (eds.). Malawi in Maps.
University of London Press Ltd, London, 1972, ISBN:0340117680 
AGNEW, Swanzie, and Michael STUBBS (eds.). Malawi in Maps. (London) : University of London Press Ltd, (1972). Pp [1]-143,(1). Maps. Folio [8 by 13 inches], illustrated red and white glossy paper covered boards. “The 1966 Population Census was the first census to be carried out with a comprehensive demarcation of enumeration areas, and the final report, which appeared in 1968, included a brief summary of the data obtained in terms of the total population; geographic distribution and density; and sex; racial and ethnic composition; languages spoken; economic characteristics; and population outside Malawi. Since most of this material, particularly the demographic, economic and social aspects of the population structure now appears in map form for the first time, Malawi in Maps assumes the significance of a national atlas, at least in content it not in presentation.” - from the Introduction (p. 11). Rubbed, name, else very good. 30.00

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11 AHMAD, Muslehuddin Tale of the First Private University of Bangladesh - North South University- (Genesis - Establishment - Rise and Thereafter) : Recommendations for Re forms of the Sector. 1st ed in dj
Academic Press and Publishers Limited, Dhaka, 2004, ISBN:9840801848 
AHMAD, Muslehuddin. The Tale of the First Private University of Bangladesh - North South University - (Genesis - Establishment - Rise and Thereafter) : Recommendations for Reforms of the Sector. Dhaka : Academic Press and Publishers Limited, (February 2004). First Edition. Pp (8),iii-x,1-155,(1). Illustrated. 8vo, black cloth spine, black paper covered boards. Contents : Chapter I - 1. Emergence of the idea of a Private University in Bangladesh. 2, The name "North South University (NSU). 3. International Advisory Board.4. Collection of funds. 5. Foundation structure. 6. The process of governm ent permission. 7. The private University Act. 8. Establishment of The First Private University. 9. NSU Takes off. 10. NSU's Formal Opening ceremony. 11. Foundation Politics and Election of a Chairperson. 12. Policy Making. 13. Admission & Standard of Education. 14. President or Vice- chancellor? 15. NSU's first convocation. 16. Academic Collaboration with Foreign Universitiesn. 17. Visit to South Africa-meeting with Nelson Mandela. 18. Meeting of International Advisory Board at Harvard. 19. Meeting at Oxford University. 20. Award of "Poet Sarojini Naidu Gold Medal" 21. Admission Problem. 22. Governance & Management. 23. Writ petition field against the Chancellor's order. 24. Rule was discharged and stay order vacated by the High Court. 25.New VC was appointed. 26. Comments on the system and proceddure of the Cou rt Case. 27. Degree Certificates issued. 28. Effect of Governance & Management crises on the University. 29. Did money make the University? 30. The founders of NSU. Chaper II : The Standard of Education in Private Universities Recommendations for reforms. 1. The Standard of Education in Private Universities-recommendations for reforms of the sector. 2. Private University Act needs to be amended. 3. Role of sponsors/Trustees in the Private Universities. 4. University funds and their controls. 5. Independent accreditationcouncil to be set up. 6. Is Government permission necessary to start a pri vate University? 7. Education Loan through banks and insurance companies. 8. Workd Bank Other Donors. 9. Private University system brought good effectin the higher education sector. 10. "No student politics" In private Unive rsities. 11. Teachers' Politics. 12. Election of VC & Deans. Chapter III. 1. Colleges should Be allowed to award Degrees. 2. School Education. Some wrinkling to pages, else very good in dustjacket (with flaps attached to inside covers). 40.00

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12 AIRTH, Rennie. Once a Spy. First Edition in dustjacket.
Jonathan Cape, London, 1981, ISBN:0224019023 
AIRTH, Rennie. Once a Spy. London: Jonathan Cape, (1981). First Printing. Pp. (4),5-245,(1). 8vo, black cloth with gilt lettering to spine. "Poor Sophy. She was pushed to her death from an eighth-storey window and they calledit suicide. Blaney remembered her from Berlin all those years ago -- that maniacal laugh of hers with the remorseless rhythm of a police siren. People were always reminding Blaney of something he already knew: he was not cutout to be a spy. That's why he'd left it all behind in the early 1960s and taken to selling people 'security' against a rising tide of armed crime. I t was currently his opinion that there was no such thing as security, just as there was no such thing as an ex-spy. Here he was, seventeen years later, with McIver breathing down his neck to discover why everyone connected with the Berlin operation was suddenly dropping dead. It was an interesting enough question, since Blaney had a fine chance of being next." - from the dustjacket. Very good in unclipped dustjacket. Uncommon. 100.00

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13 AKENSON, Donald H. GWYN, Julian TITLEY, Brian McINNIS, R.M. Canadian Papers in Rural History, Volume VIII
Langdale Press, Gananoque, ON, 1992, ISBN:1895158036 
AKENSON, Donald H., ed. Canadian Papers in Rural History, Volume VIII . Gananoque, ON: Langdale Press, (1992). Pp. (16),[17]-327,(1). 8vo, charcoal cloth with gilt lettering to front and spine. Contents: R.M. McInnis's "Perspectives on Ontario Agriculture, 1815-1930: The Early Ontario Wheat Staple Reconsidered, Ontario Agriculture at Mid-Century, The Changing Structure of Canadian Agriculture, [and] Output and Productivity in Canadian Agriculture": Cathy E. Kindquist's "Migration and Madness on the Upper Canadian Frontier, 1841-1850"; Angela E. Davis's "'Country Homemakers': The Daily Lives ofPrairie Women as Seen Through the Woman's Page of the Grain Growers' Guide , 1908-1928"; Brian Titley's "Transition to Settlement: The Peace Hills Indian Agency, 1884-1890"; Julian Gwyn's "Golden Age or Bronze Moment? Wealth and Poverty in Nova Scotia: The 1850s and 1860s"; Gerard Bouchard and RegisThibeault's "Change and Continuity in the Saguenay Agriculture: The Evolut ion of Production and Yields, 1852-1871"; Robert E. Ankli's "Ontario's Dairy Industry, 1880-1920"; Bruce S. Elliott's "Emigration frmo South Leinster to Eastern Upper Canada"; and W.M. Elofson's "Adapting to the Frontier Environment: The Ranching Industry in Western Canada, 1881-1914". Very good. 25.00

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14 AL-BAHARNA, Husain, Dr. Arabian Gulf States : Their Legal and Political Status and their International Problems. Signed in dustjacket.
Librairie du Liban, Beirut, 1978, 
AL-BAHARNA, Husain, Dr. The Arabian Gulf States : Their Legal and PoliticalStatus and their International Problems. (Beirut: Librairie du Liban, 1978 ). Second Revised Edition. Pp. (4),v-lxii,1-428,(2), + 1 folding map. 8vo, mustard cloth with metallic red lettering to spine. "Oman, that land in theextreme south-east corner of the Arabian Peninsula, has for centuries held a particular fascination for the Western traveller; now, the whole Middle East has come to stand not only as the meeting-place of East and West, but to have a vital importance in the political and economic structure of the modern world. "No sooner had the states of the Gulf acquired their independence when their impact made itself felt on the rest of the world. An expert in the fireld, Dr. Al-Baharna gives a clear and well documented study on the international legal problems of the Gulf states. He discusses their legalstatus before independence and the controversial territorial and boundary claims in the Gulf." - from the dustjacket. Contents: 1. Introduction. PartI: British treaty relations with the Arabian Gulf States: 2. Relations wit h the Trucial Shaikhdoms; 3. Relations with Bahrain; 4. Relations with Qatar; 5. Relations with Kuwait; 6. Treaty relations of Muscat. Part II: The international status of the Arabian Gulf States: 7. General considerations affecting the legal position of protectorates; 8. The present legal position of the Gulf states; 9. International responsibility; 10. Immunity of the rulers of the Gulf states from the jurisdiction of foreigners; 11. Position within the framework of the United Nations. Part III: Territorial claims: 12. Iran's claim to sovereignty over Bahrain; 13. British-Saudi controversy over the sovereignty of Buraimi; 14. Disputes over Inner Oman and Zubarah; 15. Iraqi claim to sovereignty over Kuwait. Part IV: Boundary problems: 16. Disputes over land boundaries; 17. Disputes over the determination of submarine boundaries in the Arabian Gulf. Very good in nicked dustjacket. Signed, inscribed and dated by the author on the flyleaf. 50.00

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Cruise of Her Majesty's Ship Bacchante 1879-1882. Compiled from the PrivateJournals, Letters and Note-Books of Prince Albert Victor and Prince George of Wales., Albert Victor, Prince and George of Wales, Prince George of Wales, Prince DALTON, John N.
15 Albert Victor, Prince and George of Wales, Prince George of Wales, Prince DALTON, John N. Cruise of Her Majesty's Ship Bacchante 1879-1882. Compiled from the PrivateJournals, Letters and Note-Books of Prince Albert Victor and Prince George of Wales.
Macmillan, London, 1886, 
Albert Victor, Prince and Prince George of Wales. The Cruise of Her Majesty's Ship Bacchante 1879-1882. Compiled from the Private Journals, Letters and Note-Books of Prince Albert Victor and Prince George of Wales. With Additions by John N. Dalton. [In Two Volumes]. London : Macmillan and Co., 1886.First English Edition. Pp [i]-xxviii,[1]-675,(1),+ fldg.col.map frontis.; [i]-xii,[1]-803,(1), + 6 Plates. Also, many text illustrations and maps. 8vo, blue cloth. Vol.I. - The West and the South. The Mediterranean - Teneriffe - West Indies - Bermudas - Vigo - Ferrol - St. Vincent - The Plate - Falkland Islands - Cape of Good Hope - Australia - Fiji. Vol.II. - The East. Japan - China - Straits Settlements - Ceylon - Egypt - Palestine - The Mediterranean. Spines darkened, cloth rubbed, wear to spine ends and corners, spotting/staining to rear board of Vol.II and front board of Vol. I, date ink-stamp to front free endpapers of both volumes, some foxing to folding map,else a very good set. the set for 800.00

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16 ALBION, Robert Greenhalgh Seaports South of Sahara : The Achievements of an American Steamship Service. US in dj
Appleton-Century-Crofts, New York, 1959, 
ALBION, Robert Greenhalgh. Seaports South of Sahara : The Achievements of an American Steamship Service. With the Collaboration of Jennie B. Pope.[With a foreword by VIce Admiral Edward L. Cochrane]. New York: Appleton-Century-Crofts, (1959). Pp. (4),v-xii,1-316, frontis.+ 8 leaves of plates. Illustrated. Map endpapers. 8vo, blue cloth. "This is the story of American maritime relations with South, East, and West Africa, where the unexpected has suddenly become the order of the day. It is there that the trade of the United States has increased at a faster rate during the past four decades than anywhere else in the world. In this book, intertwined with the broad aspects of African trade and national shipping policy, is the specific achievement of the Farrell shipping service in helping link them together. [...] Having visited the coasts of Africa all the way from Cape Town to Zanzibar and from the Canaries and the Guinea Coast to the Congo, [Albion] gives a colorful picture of all sorts of ports of call and exotic cargoes in the amazingcontrasts of Africa today. There is much about the ships, of course, and l ong sea run down the South Atlantic and into the gales ofthe Indian Ocean; but also about the actual workings of a steamship line -- a mystery to mostof us. We hear of the captains and crews, the stevedores and longshoremen, the agents and overseas representatives, and the New York headquarters all the way up to the two Farrell brothers." - from the dj. Very good in nicke d, price-clipped dust jacket. 35.00

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17 Alcoholism) BURNETT, William H. ) PITTMAN, David G.) FOWLER, Raymond D.) Chronic Alcoholic Jail Offender
1964, 
(Alcoholism). The Chronic Alcoholic Jail Offender. Proceedings of a Workshop, October 28-29-30, 1964, Charleston, South Carolina. Sponsored by the South Carolina Alcoholic Rehabilitation Program, South Carolina Department of Mental Health and National Institute of Mental Health. N. pl.: n. p., 1964. Pp. 59. 4to, tan printed card covers, black cloth tape spine. Includes four presentations: 1. Judge William H. Burnett's "Responsibility of the Bench and Bar in Dealing with the Chronic Alcoholic Jail Offender"; 2. David G. Pittman's "The Chronic Court and Police Case Inebriate as the Sociologist Sees Him"; 3. Raymond D. Fowler's "The Chronic Court and Police Case Inebriate as the Psychologist Sees Him"; 4. James Alford's "The Atlanta Study". Owner's name inked to title page, else vg. 40.00

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

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19 ALDOUS, Myrtle, Don BARRETT, and Cecil KING (eds.). Teacher Educational Programs for Native People.
Research Resources Centre, College of Education, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, 1974, 
ALDOUS, Myrtle, Don BARRETT, and Cecil KING (eds.). Teacher Educational Programs for Native People. Saskatoon : Research Resources Centre, College of Education, University of Saskatchewan, n.d. [1970s]. Pp (6),[1]-138. 4to, stapled loose leaves. Contents : I. Introduction. II. Perspectives of NativeTeacher Education. III. Native Teacher Education Programs (University of A laska, University of Alberta, Brandon University, University of Calgary, Université du Québec à Chicoutimi, Northwest Territories, University of Saskatchewan, University of South Dakota, Winnipeg Centre Project). IV. Concluding Remarks. V. List of Participants. Very good. 30.00

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20 ALEXANDER, Caroline Bounty : The True Story of the Mutiny on the Bounty. in dj.
Viking, New York, 2003, ISBN:067003133X 
ALEXANDER, Caroline. The Bounty : The True Story of the Mutiny on the Bounty. (New York) : Viking, (2003). First Printing. Pp (18),1-491,(3),+ 40 pp plates. Index. 8vo, green paper covered spine, light green paper covered boards, gilt lettering to spine. "Just before sunrise on the morning of April 28, 1789, in the far reaches of the South Pacific. Master’s Mate Fletcher Christian and three other men, armed with cutlasses, bayonets and a musket, apprehended Lieutenant William Bligh and placed him and eighteen officers and crewmen in a small boat. This mutiny on board His Majesty’s armed transport Bounty impelled every man on a fateful course - Bligh and his loyalistson a historic boat voyage. Christian and his followers on their restless e xile. Bligh himself returned to Britain as a hero, but that was not his final destiny. Ten of the Bounty’s crew were eventually captured in Tahiti andbrought back to England in irons to face their day in court and it was in the dynamics and politics of their court-martial and its aftermath that thestory we know - or think we know - as the mutiny on the Bounty was shaped. [...] The facts of the mutiny itself are told in Admiralty records, but fo r the truth behind the story Alexander has ranged further, gleaning detailsfrom the wills, diaries and correspondence of figures not obviously connec ted to the events, from obscure news items and from the biographies and family pedigrees of seemingly minor players. She casts a radical new light on the events, on Bligh’s character and on a welter of family connections and special interests that play crucial roles at different moments in the story. Using contemporary accounts, and particularly the mutineers’ own testimony, she allows the men themselves to conjure the events and transport the reader back to the deck of the Bounty, to exotic islands in the South Pacificand to the back rooms of British naval power. Only when we look at the who le story, from before the Bounty left England until well after the death ofthe last participant, do we understand what happened and why." - from the dj. Name, else very good in unclipped dustjacket. 20.00

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