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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 (BROUGHAM, Henry NEW, Chester W. Life of Henry Brougham to 1830. 1st UK in dj
Clarendon Press, Oxford , 1961, 
(BROUGHAM, Henry). NEW, Chester W. The Life of Henry Brougham to 1830. Oxford : At the Clarendon Press, 1961. First Edition. Pp [i]-xi,(1),[1]-458,(2), frontis portrsit. Index. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Contents : 1. Childhood and Youth. 2. Barrister without Remuneration: the founding of the Edinburgh Review. 3. Crusading against the Slave Trade. 4. Whig orTory? 1804-7: Attack on the Orders in Council, 1808. 5. Rousing Byron: The Quarterly Review: Parliament at Last. 6. Repealing the Orders in Council: The Liverpool Election. 7. Adviser to the Princess of Wales. 8. The Two Princesses. 9. The Cause of the Slaves, 1807-20. 10. Political and Personal, 1812-15. 11. Political and Personal, 1816-19. 12. Schools for All, 1810-19. 13. The Queen's Trial. 14. Political and Personal, 1821-5. 15. Fighting to Free the Slaves, 1822-9. 16. Political and Personal, 1826-9. 17. The March of the Mind: Mechanics' Institutes. 18. Lord Rector of Glasgow: Society forthe Diffusion of Useful Knowledge: The Schoolmaster is Abroad. 19. Launchi ng London University, I. 20. Launching London University, II. 21. Law Reform Speech of 1828. 22. The Year 1730. Henry Peter Brougham, 1st Baron Brougham and Vaux (1778 - 1868) was a British statesman who became Lord Chancellor of the United Kingdom. George Parkin Grant (1918-1988) was a Canadian philosopher, teacher and political commentator, whose popular appeal peaked inthe late 1960s and 1970s. He is best known for his nationalism, political conservatism, comments on technology, pacifism, Christian faith, and conservative views regarding abortion and is credited as one of Canada's most original thinkers. Grant was a faculty member at Dalhousie University, Halifax, N.S., twice (1947-1960, 1980-1988). Very good in lightly nicked and browned, price-clipped dustjacket.. Ex-libris George P. Grant (without indication, but acquired from his estate). 50.00

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3 (KELLY, Gene, Autograph THOMAS, Tony. ASTAIRE, Fred, foreword Films of Gene Kelly : Song and Dance Man. With a tipped-in signature of Gene Kelly
Citadel Press, Secaucus, N.J., 1974, ISBN:0806504005 
(KELLY, Gene, Autograph). THOMAS, Tony. The Films of Gene Kelly : Song and Dance Man. Foreword by Fred Astaire. Secaucus, N.J.: The Citadel Press, (1974). First Edition. Pp (12),1-243,(1). Ilustrated. Double Column. 4to, black cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Bottom edge of front flap of dustjacket stuck to inside front board, else good to very good in edgeworn and chipped dustjacket (with small piece missing from centre of front panel). With a tipped-in signature of Gene Kelly to title page. [AMColl] 125.00

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4 (People's Songs) People's Songs Wordbook No. 1.
People's Songs, Inc.,, 1947, 
(People's Songs). People's Songs Wordbook No. 1. Compiled and Edited by People's Songs, Inc., (1947). Pp [1]-64. 12mo, blue stapled wrappers, printed in black. Foreword by Earl Robinson, Waldemar Hille, and Peter Seeger. “People's Songs is a non-profit organization formed early in 1946 in order to “create, promote, and distribute songs of labor and the American people.” How? By sending to its members every month a publication chock full of folk songs, labor songs, and songs of freedom from many lands.” - from the back cover. Smudged, waterstained, wrinkled throughout, staples rusted. From the library of Canadian artist Henry Orenstein, with his inkstamped name. As is. 35.00

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Comic History of Rome , A BECKETT, Gilbert Abbott LEECH, John
5 A BECKETT, Gilbert Abbott LEECH, John Comic History of Rome
Bradbury, Agnew, & Co., 0, 
à BECKETT, Gilbert Abbott. The Comic History of Rome. Illustrated by John Leech. [L.] : Bradbury, Agnew, & Co., 10, Bouverie Street, n.d. Pp (2),[v]-xii,[1]-308,(2),+ engraved title page + 10 hand-coloured full-page plates. Also, many text illustrations. 8vo, red half-leather, raised bands, gilt compartments, marbled boards, edges and endpapers. Light edgewear, some foxingto first and last few leaves, else a very good, tight copy. 350.00

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6 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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7 A Member of the Massachusetts Bar) McGEE, Thomas D'Arcy) Mysteries of Crime, as shown in Remarkable Capital Trials
Samuel Walker and Company, Boston, 1870, 
(A Member of the Massachusetts Bar). Mysteries of Crime, as shown in Remarkable Capital Trials . By a member of the Massachusetts Bar. Boston: Samuel Walker and Company, 1870. Pp. (2),[1]-432,(2), frontis., + 5 p. of plates. Illustrated. 8vo, brown cloth with gilt device to front and spine. Contents: 1. Mystery of the Medical College: Trial of John W. Webster, 2. The Priestly Murderer, 3. Murder of Ellen Jewett: Trial of Richard P. Robinson, 4. The Unknown Assassin, 5. Henry G. Green, the Murderer of His Bridge, 6. AnnaSchonleben, the Poisoner, 7. Albert J. Tirrell, charged with the Murder of Maria Ann Bickford, 8. The Murder of Captain Joseph White, 9. William Jone s, a criminal too good to be a Murderer, 10. Rev. Ephraim K. Avery, for theMurder of Sarah M. Cornell, 11. Abraham Thornton: A Mystery of Ancient Eng lish Law, 12. Poising of William Chapman, 13. The Case of William Corder: Unavailing Deception, 14. George C. Hersey, the Poisoner, 15. Sawney Cunningham: A wicked career, 16. Moses Chapman Elliot, 17. Assassination of ThomasD. McGee (prominent early Canadian politician), 18. The Wilson and Thorn C ase, 19. The Kleinschrot Family, the Parricides of the Black Mill, 20. Murder of Edward Mathews: A Physican's Victim, 21. George Rauschmair: The Telltale Ring, 22. Caspar Frisch, the Murderer from Vanity, 23. Stephen and Jesse Boorn: Victims of Circumstantial Evidence, 24. Thomas Harris, 25. John Jennings, 26. William Shaw, 27. James Crow, 28. A Narrow Escape, 29. JonathanBradford. Some edgewear, faint stain to p. 7, inner hinges cracked, pp. 19 5-214 nearly loose, else vg. 40.00

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8 A.B.A. Annual) Books and the Man. in dj
Wm. Dawson & Sons Ltd, London, 1953, 
(A.B.A. Annual). Books and the Man. Antiquarian Booksellers' Association Annual. London : Wm. Dawson & Sons Ltd, 1953. Pp 76 + 5 pp. photos. + 19 pp. ads. 8vo, rust cloth. Contents : "Sir Thomas Phillips" by A.N.L. Munby; "Gibbon : The Unprofitable Undergraduate" by John F. Fulton; "Modern First Editions" by A. Miller; The Lincolne Nosegay Books" by William A. Jackson; "Dr. Johnson and the Book Trade" by Alan G. Thomas; " The Restoration of the Chichester Antiphonal" by Albert F. Seth; " Watermarks as a Guide to the Dating of Bindings" by Charles Ramsden; " Notes on Advertising in Early Newspapers and Periodicals" by Richmond P. Bond; "Old Flower Books : A Bookseller's View" by Handasyde Buchanan; " Williasm Creech" by Ian R. Grant. Bookplate, smudge to ffep, else vg in slightly rubbed, edgeworn dj. 40.00

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9 A.E. (George Russell) RUSSELL, George Homeward : Songs by the Way. 2nd Mosher ed.
Thomas B. Mosher, Portland, Maine , 1904, 
A.E. (George Russell). Homeward : Songs by the Way. Portland, Maine : Thomas B. Mosher, MDCCCCIV. Second Mosher Edition Limited to 450 Copies. Denson 2G. Spine darkened, 1" tear to top of spine, else vg. 50.00

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10 A.E. (George W. Russell) GIBBON, Monk. ed. RUSSELL, George Living Torch. US, no dj
Macmillan, 1938, 
A.E. (George W. Russell). The Living Torch. Edited by Monk Gibbon with an introductory essay. NY: Macmillan, 1938. Pp. 381. 8vo, green cloth. Denson 57a. A collection of essays and biographical notes. Spine rubbed, inkstamp to ffep, else vg. 30.00

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11 A.L.O.C. SMITH, William W. A Lady of Canada Story of a Dark Plot; or, Tyranny on the Frontier
Warren Press, Bston, 1903, 
A.L.O.C. The Story of a Dark Plot; or, Tyranny on the Frontier. Boston : The Warren Press, 1903. Pp (2),[3]-198,(2), frontispiece portrait + 3 plates.8vo, maroon cloth, single rule blindstamped border, gilt lettering to fron t board and spine. A.L.O.C. stands for A Lady of Canada. "The publication of this book has been with the approval of some of the best thinkers on the temperance question, and we doubt not that its careful perusal by all who read it will prove a stimulus in connection with the cause of temperance, and if they are timid or hesitating will cause them to become decisive in thenoble work for humanity. It is a well-known fact that the grand old County of Brome is one of the banner counties in every thing which is helpful to the cause of morality, and we hereby offer a fraternal hand to all our co-workers in the Dominion, and pray God's blessing may rest on every effort put forth that, whatever may be the private opinion they may entertain respecting the course pursued by the government, in order to ascertain the minds of the people on the prohibition question, they may not only pray right, but when the time presents itself may vote right. Notwithstanding the fact that a majority of the inhabitants of our county are true to prohibition principles, yet a minority would not hesitate, if possible, to repeal the ScottAct, as was evidenced in the dark plot which was enacted in our midst, but which could not be carried out until a rough from another country was hire d to commit the murderous assault, which was made on Mr. W. W. Smith, one of the most earnest temperance workers in the Province of Quebec, President of the Brome County Alliance for five terms in succession, and who is actively engaged in sustaining the Scott Act in our county, and saving from the sad consequences of the traffic the tempted and the fallen." (from the Introduction by J.H.F.). Light wear to spine ends and corners, wear to front outer hinge, brown stains to margins of 10 pages, circular blindstamp, else avery good, solid copy. 60.00

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12 ABABOUCH, L., G. GANDINI, and J. RYDER GANDINI, G. RYDER, J. FAO Fisheries Technical Paper 473 Causes of Detentions and Rejections in International Fish Trade
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, Rome, 2005, ISBN:9251052867 
ABABOUCH, L., G. GANDINI, and J. RYDER. Causes of Detentions and Rejectionsin International Fish Trade. Rome: Food and Agriculture Organization of th e United Nations, 2005. Pp. [i]-xiv,1-110. 4to, illustrated blue-green and white card covers. FAO Fisheries Technical Paper number 473. Sticker ghost to front, else vg. 50.00

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Report Upon Experiments and Investigations to Develop a System of SubmarineMines , ABBOT, Henry L., Lieut. Col. United States Board of Engineers.
13 ABBOT, Henry L., Lieut. Col. United States Board of Engineers. Report Upon Experiments and Investigations to Develop a System of SubmarineMines
GPO, 1881, 
ABBOT, Henry L., Lieut. Col.. Report Upon Experiments and Investigations toDevelop a System of Submarine Mines for Defending the Harbors of the Unite d States: Submitted to the Board of Engineers. Washington: G.P.O., 1881. Pp444. Frontis., 27 leaves of plates. 4to, half red cloth with marled boards , marbled endpapers and marbled edges. Spine and corners reinforced with red cloth tape, edgeworn, hinges cracked, previous owner's name, internally vg-fine. 475.00

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14 ABBOT, Willis J. Naval History of the United States. 2 vols.
Peter Feneloh Collier, New York, 1890, 
ABBOT, Willis J. The Naval History of the United States . IN TWO VOLUMES. New York: Peter Feneloh Collier, (1890). Pp. [i]-xii,(10),1-434; (2),435-867,(1), including frontis. and plates. Illustrated. Large 8vo, blue cloth with pressed lettering to spine. This two volume chronicle of the history of the American Navy is broken down into five parts: 1. Blue Jackets of '76; 2.Blue Jackets of 1812; 3. Blue Jackets of '61; 4. Blue Jackets in Time of P eace; 5. The Naval War with Spain. Inner hinges cracked and tender, spine lettering faded, edgeworn, else vg. For the set. 25.00

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15 ABBOTT à BECKETT, Gilbert. CRUIKSHANK, George Comic Blackstone. With [2] Illustrations by George Cruikshank.
Bradbury, Agnew, & Co, London , 1876, 
ABBOTT à BECKETT, Gilbert. The Comic Blackstone. With [2] Illustrations by George Cruikshank. New Edition. London : Bradbury, Agnew, & Co., 1876. Pp [1]-252. Illustrated. Small 8vo, black half leather, black cloth boards, ribbed spine. Contents : Introduction. I. Of the Rights of Persons. II. Of Real Property. III. Of Private Wrongs and Their Remedies. IV. Of Public Wrongsand Their Remedies. Wear to spine and edges, soiling to endpapers, occasio nal moderate foxing, contemporary name, else a very good, solid copy. 60.00

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16 ABBOTT, Jacob Rollo's Tour of Europe) Rollo in Naples
John R. Anderson, New York, 1858, 
ABBOTT, Jacob. Rollo in Naples . NY: John R. Anderson, (1858). Pp. (1)-219,[1], including etched plates and frontis. Illustrated. Etched title page. 8vo, illustrated brown cloth with gilt series blocks to front and spine, gilt lettering to spine. A volume in the Rollo's Tour in Europe series, focusing on the 12-year-old protagonist's adventures in Italy. Inner hinges tender, spine ends chipped, some edgewear, else vg. 25.00

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17 ABBOTT, John S.C. History of the Civil War in America; Comprising a Full and Impartial Account of the Origin and Progress of the Rebellion, Naval and Military Engagements, of the Heroic Deeds Performed by Armies and Individuals. And of Touching Scenes in the Field
Gurdon Bill & Company / H.C. Johnson / Charles Bill, Springfield, Mass./ Cincinnati / Chicago, 1867, 
ABBOTT, John S.C. The History of the Civil War in America; Comprising a Full and Impartial Account of the Origin and Progress of the Rebellion, Naval and Military Engagements, of the Heroic Deeds Performed by Armies and Individuals. And of Touching Scenes in the Field, the Camp, the Hospital, and the Cabin. Illustrated with Maps, Diagrams, and numerous Steel Engravings of Battle Scenes, from Original Designs by Darley, and Other Eminent Artists, and Portraits of Distinguished Men. Sold Only by Distributing Agents. Springfield, Mass.: Gurdon Bill & Company / Cincinnati : H.C. Johnson / Chicago : Charles Bill, 1867. Pp [i]-x,(2),[15]-507,(1), frontis portrait + 8 plates; (2),[15]-629,(5),+ 10 plates. With 47 Diagrams and Maps in text. Indexes. 8vo, rebound in modern maroon leather, gilt lettering to spine, new endpapers. Some naval content : Chap. XIV : The Merrimac and the Monitor (pp 336-352, includes a steel engraving of the “Naval Combat Between the Monitor &Merrimac”). Some foxing throughout, else a very good, newly rebound copy. The set for 150.00

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Special Effects.  1st pr in dj. , ABBOTT, L.B
18 ABBOTT, L.B Special Effects. 1st pr in dj.
ASC Press, 1984, 
ABBOTT, L.B. Special Effects : Wire, Tape and Rubber Band Style. Hollywood: The ASC Press, (1984). First Printing. Pp 241, double column. 4to, green cloth. A classic (and increasingly hard to find) introduction to the techniques of film special effects, in the form of a filmography of the man whose credits include The Day the Earth Stood Still and Towering Inferno. More to the point, Abbott also did the marine special effects on Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea, Tora! Tora! Tora!, and The Poseidon Adventure, all of which are treated at length with many photos of the production. Vg in dj. 450.00

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19 ABBOTT, Lucy Thurston. Rusty-Cats : A Story of Hat May and Her Friends.
Barse & Co. Publishers, New York / Newark, N.J., 1928, 
ABBOTT, Lucy Thurston. The Rusty-Cats : A Story of Hat May and Her Friends.Illustrated by Fridolin Haass. New York / Newark, N.J.: Barse & Co. Publis hers, (1928). Pp [1]-250,(6), frontis + 3 plates. 8vo, brown cloth, green lettering to front board and spine. A volume in the Young Girls' Library series. Some wear to spine ends, dusty, gift inscription pasted in dated 1929,else very good. 30.00

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20 ABBOTT, Stan. HAMMILL, Harry. WILKINSON, Barry. To Kill a Railway. 1st impression, presentation copy ill. card covers
Leading Edge Press and Publishing, 1986, ISBN:0948135018 
ABBOTT, Stan. To Kill a Railway : The run-down of the Settle-Carlisle line; the endeavours of 22,265 people and a dog to prevent its closure and the relevance of it all to transport policy in Britain. Cover graphics by Harry Hammill. Picture by Barry Wilkinson/Picture House. (Hawes, North Yorkshire): Leading Edge Press and Publishing, (1986). First Impression. Pp 161. Illustrated with photos, diagrams, cartoons, and maps to text. 8vo, illustrated card covers with erratum slip laid in. "The Settle to Carlisle railway from its birth has achieved the seemingly impossible - in engineering and scenic terms it is one of Britain's wonders And now, under the threat of death, the line is awakening anew spirit. [...]. The campaign to save the line has reached every part of the Kingdom, and a wide-ranging coalition, bringing together local authorities, consumer groups and political parties, has resulted." -from the foreword. Presentation copy signed by the author. Covers rubbed, lovingly thumbed, ow vg. 25.00

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