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

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

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3 ACKER, Sarah and Lewis JACKSON. Images of Our Past series. Historic Shelburne, 1870-1950. First Edition
Nimbus Publishing, Halifax, 2001, ISBN:1551093561 
ACKER, Sarah and Lewis JACKSON. Historic Shelburne, 1870-1950. (Halifax, NS) : Nimbus Publishing, Co-published by the Shelburne County Museum, (2001).First Printing. Pp (5),vi-viii,[1]-140. Illustrated with 149 b&w photos.. 8vo, photo-illustrated card covers. A volume in the Images of Our Past series. Lewis Jackson (b. 1951). "Drawing from a rich source of images and the collective knowledge of town elders, historians, and researchers, Historic Shelburne chronicles the many lives the community has lived since the firstLoyalistsw arrived more than two centuries ago. From its early success as a sawmilling, shipbuilding, fishing, and trading boomtown to its rebirth asa hub of administrative, military, industrial, and service activity, Shelb urne's incarnations are portrayed not ony in their local glory but also in their wider historical significance. Important events in the industrial revolution, the golden age of sail, the great world wars, and the fight for civil rights have been played out on the shores of Shelburne Harbour. The people of of Shelburne and where they lived, worked, and played, are, of course, a vital part of this proud heritage. Photographs of Shelburne's ancestral homes, businesses, and public buildings, parades, regattas, and picnics capture the true character of this southwestern Nova Scotian town and bring its colourful past to life." - from the cover. Chapters : 1. Streetscapes; 2. Historic Houses; 3. Public Buildings; 4. Business and Industry; 5. Ships, Boats and Yachts (pp.69-86); 6. Special Events; 7. Sport & Leisure; 8. Shelburne at War (pp.119-126); 9. Our People. Of nautical interest there are photos of several schooners (Charlie Richardson, Mattie Morrissey, Albert J. Lutz, Lavengro, Jennie E. Ritcey, Canadia, Haligonian, & Fort Charles) aswell as a few other assorted vessels including the steam-trawler Harbinger , a pair of RCAF crash boats, a Shelburne-built minesweeper, an Italian subin 1917 and the freshly surrendered U-889 in 1945. Also wharf & shipyard s cenes, &c. Very good. 30.00

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4 ADELMAN, Jonathan R. Prelude to the Cold War : The Tsarist, Soviet, and U.S. Armies in the Two World Wars. First Edition
Lynne Rienner Publishers, Boulder & London, 1988, ISBN:1555871232 
ADELMAN, Jonathan R. Prelude to the Cold War : The Tsarist, Soviet, and U.S. Armies in the Two World Wars. Boulder & London : Lynne Rienner Publishers, (1988). First Edition. Pp (4),v-viii,1-287,(1). Index. 8vo, greenish-greycloth, lettered in maroon. Contents : 1. Introduction. Section 1 - World W ar I. 2. An Economic and Political Overview of World War I. 3. Russian and U.S. Armies in Battle. 4. Russian and U.S. Institutions in Wartime. Section2 - The Interwar Years, 1919-1939. 5. The Interwar Years. Section 3 - Prel ude to Goetterdaemmerung, June 1941 - June 1944. 6. A Military and Political Overview. 7. Soviet and U.S. Armies in Battle. Section 4 - The Soviet andU.S. Destruction of the Third Reich, June 1944 - May 1945. 8. Soviet and U .S. Armies in Battle. 9. Soviet and U.S. War Efforts. 10. Soviet and U.S. War Economies. 11. Conclusions. Very good. 50.00

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5 ADKINS, Roy, and Lesley ADKINS. ADKINS, Lesley NELSON, Horatio War for All the Oceans : From Nelson at the Nile to Napoleon at Waterloo. in dj.
Viking, New York, 2007, ISBN:9780670038660 
ADKINS, Roy, and Lesley ADKINS. The War for All the Oceans : From Nelson atthe Nile to Napoleon at Waterloo. (New York) : Viking, (2007). First Print ing. Pp [i]-xxvi,[1]-534,+ 16 pp plates. Maps. Index. 8vo, blue paper covered boards, gilt lettering to spine. "From its very first page, The War for All the Oceans is an adventure story—a superb account of the naval war thatlasted from Napoleon's seizure of power in 1798 to the War of 1811 with th e United States. Most naval histories stop at Nelson's death at the Battle of Trafalgar in 1805.. Yet the Royal Navy took on almost every other nationthat had a rival fleet: the French, Spanish, Dutch, Danes, Russians, Turks and Ameri­cans. Shipping routes all over the world were guarded to ensure that trade with Britain was not interrupted, and, as Napoleon lost his empire, Britain formed solid, imperial foundations—all because the British navygained control of the oceans. Roy and Lesley Adkins bring this naval war t o life, writing about its heroes, ship maneuvers and shipboard life with equal relish. They paint a brilliant picture of the large fleet actions of the war, such as the battles of the Nile and Copenhagen; duels between pairs of ships, such as the HMS Shannon and USS Chesapeake; and combined naval and army operations like the disas­trous Walcheren expedition. They provide aringside seat to the earliest attacks with torpedoes and rock­ets and a fr esh look at our own country in a brilliant rendering of the War of 1811, fought in our nation's infancy. As in Nelson's Trafalgar, the Adkinses delight in the details, drawing vivid portraits of the sailors as well as the press-gangs, prostitutes and spies who populated this epic war." - from the dj. Underlining in pen on page 126, else very good in unclipped dustjacket. 20.00

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6 American Neptune JENSEN, John O. HIRSHFIELD, Deborah A. BROWNLEE, Edward G. American Neptune : A Quarterly Journal of Maritime History and Arts, Volume54, No. 2, Spring 1994
Peabody Museum of Salem and Essex Institute, Salem, MA , 1994, 
(American Neptune). The American Neptune : A Quarterly Journal of Maritime History and Arts, Volume 54, No. 2, Spring 1994. Salem, MA : Peabody Museumof Salem and Essex Institute, 1994. Pp (3),84-160. Illustrated. Double Col umn. 4to, illustrated blue card covers. Contents : From Hog Islanders to Liberty Ships: The American Government and Merchant Ship Construction in Two World Wars (by Deborah A. Hirshfield, pp 85-98); Oak Trees and Balance Sheets: James Davidson, Great Lakes Shipbuilder and Entrepreneur (bv John O. Jensen, pp 99-114); The Reconstruction of Coasting Schooners From Tonnage Admeasurements (by Edward G. Brownlee, pp 115-140); plus news and book reviews. Very good. 10.00

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7 ANDERSON, J.W. Beaver Magazine 276 BARBEAU, Marius Nascopie : Veteran of Two Wars. An article in The Beaver: A Magazine of the North, Outfit 276, December 1945
1945, 
ANDERSON, J.W. "Nascopie : Veteran of Two Wars". An article in The Beaver: A Magazine of the North, Outfit 276, December 1945. Pp.43-45. Double column. Also : W. Bleasdell Cameron's "Christmas at Fort Pitt" (pp.3-6); Marius Barbeau's "The House that Mac Built" (pp.10-13); W.E. Ingersoll's "Redcoats at Fort Garry" ( pp.14-17); J.P. de Wet's "Mining in the North" (pp.20-25);"Peter Rindisbacher: Red River Artist" by Margaret Arnett MacLeod, Grace L ee Nute, and Clifford Wilson; S.G.L. Horner's "Atmospheric Defence" {pp.40-42}; . Tear to magazine spine, ow vg. For the issue. 30.00

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8 ANDERSON, R.C Naval Wars in the Baltic During the Sailing-Ship Epoch 1522-1850
C. Gilbert-Wood, London, 1910, 
ANDERSON, R.C. Naval Wars in the Baltic During the Sailing-Ship Epoch 1522-1850. London: C. Gilbert-Wood, 1910. First Edition. Pp (4),[v]-vi,(2),[1]-423,(1), XVII leaves plates. 8vo, blue cloth, t.e.g., gilt lettering to spine. "I have dealt with the subject in detail from the year 1563 to the end of the Napoleonic wars in 1815, and have, for the sake of completeness, sketched in outline the course of events between 1522 and 1563 and between 1815and 1850. Throughout I have endeavoured to give as much detailed informati on as possible, but have purposely refrained from any discussion of the reasons or lessons of the various operations. This is where my treatment of the subject differs from that of Vice-Admiral Kirchoff in his 'Seemacht in der Ostsee.' He deals with the greater part of the period more or less from the point of view adopted by Captain Mahan in his works on general naval history, while I have tried to follow more in the footsteps of James, and givefacts without commen." -from the Preface. With appendices and lengthy indi ces. Rubbed with wear to extremities, , eps discoloured, else vg in tight binding. 350.00

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9 ANDERSON, R.C Naval Wars in the Levant 1559-1853. First American Edition
Princeton University Press, Princeton , 1952, 
ANDERSON, R.C. Naval Wars in the Levant 1559-1853. Princeton : Princeton University Press, 1952. Printed in Liverpool. First American Edition. Pp (4),v-ix,(1),1-619, + frontispiece + [9] leaves plates + folding map [opp. p.582]. With 19 'plans of actions" in the text. 8vo, red cloth, black letteringto spine. Contents include: "Introduction 1453-1559"; "Jerba, Malta and Le panto 1559-1573"; "Minor Operations 1573-1644"; "The Cretan War-I 1645-1653"; "The Cretan War-II 1654-1669"; "The Morean War 1684-1699"; "The First Russian Fleet 1695-1711"; "Corfu and Matapan 1714-1718"; "The Second Russian Black Sea Fleet 1736-1739"; "The Russians in the Mediterranean 1769-1774"; ""The Last Efforts of Venice 1784-1792"; "The Fight for the Black Sea 1787-1791"; "The Earlier Napoleonic Wars 1792-1801"; "Tunis and Tripoli 1795-1805"; "The Later Napoleonic Wars 1803-1814"; "The War of Greek Independence 1821-1831"; "Syria, Venice and Sinope 1831-1853". Very slightly rubbed with light soiling of cloth, else very good, clean internally. 100.00

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Annual Register or a View of the History, Politicks Politics and Literaturefor the Years  : 1758 to 1808, Annual Register BURKE, Edmund
10 Annual Register BURKE, Edmund Annual Register or a View of the History, Politicks Politics and Literaturefor the Years : 1758 to 1808
Dodsley and others, London, 1758, 
Annual Register . Annual Register or a View of the History, Politicks / Politics and Literature for the Year. London
The Annual Register (originally subtitled "A View of the History, Politicks and Literature of the Year ... ") is a long-established reference work, written and published each year, which records and analyses the year’s major events, developments and trends throughout the world.
It was first written in 1758 under the editorship of Edmund Burke. This collection contains much on the wars and revolutions of the eighteenth century, as well as chronicling development in most spheres of endeavour.
"The Annual Register was created in 1758 by the publishers James and Robert Dodsley. On 24 April 1758 the Dodsley brothers signed a contract with Edmund Burke (1729–97) to write and edit the material for The Annual Register, which was conceived as an annual publication which would review the history, politics and literature of the day.
Born in Ireland, Burke had trained as a lawyer before abandoning this field and turning to writing. He was an up-and-coming member of the intelligentsia and had already written several notable works, published by Dodsley. According to his contract with Dodsley, Burke was paid £100 per annum as editor of The Annual Register. In its original form, The Annual Register comprised a long historical essay on the “History of the Present War” (the Seven Years' War 1756–63), a Chronology, which gave an account of interesting and noteworthy events in Britain over the previous year, and a collection of “State Papers”, a miscellany of primary source material which included official documents, speeches,letters and accounts. In his preface to the 1758 volume Burke noted the difficulties he had faced in writing the history section of the book. Taking the “broken and unconnected materials” and creating from them “one connected narrative” had been, he commented, “a work of more labour than may at first appear”. Nevertheless, his perseverance and skill as an historian meant that by the time of its publication the first volume of The Annual Register contained a unique, contemporaneous account of the war, analysing its origins and development with a perspective not readily available at the time in newspapers or magazines. As a result the book sold widely, with the first volume going through five editions in its first 10 years. Given the conventions of the day, within which journalism was seen as a disreputable profession for a gentleman, Burke was publicly reticent about his connection with The Annual Register. However, his biographers are in agreement that Burke wrote and edited the book single-handedly until 1765 when he entered Parliament. From this time Thomas English was closely involved in writing the book and is regarded by some authorities as having taken over the editorship from Burke in that year. Scholars are divided on the question of Burke’s association with the book thereafter, although many suggest that he continued to contribute to the history section and that he played a significant role in overseeing The Annual Register’s compilation until the 1790s, even though much of the editorial work by this stage was being done by others."

See William B. Todd's A Bibliography of Edmund Burke, (2nd ed., 1982) pp.45-68, for Burke’s involvement with the Annual Register.

1. [...] for the Year 1758.Second Edition, 1761.
2. [...] for the Year 1759. Fifth Edition, 1769.
3. [...] for the Year 1760. Fourth Edition, 1767.
4. [...] for the Year 1761. Third Edition, 1772.
5. [...] for the Year 1762. Second Edition, 1766.

6. [...] for the Year 1763. Third Edition, 1768. Has four folding maps including "New Map of the British Dominions in North America" by Kitchin. The first map showing Canada and Florida as parts of the British Empire.

7. [...] for the Year 1764. First Edition, 1765.
8. [...] for the Year 1765. First Edition, 1766.
9. [...] for the Year 1766. Second Edition, 1772.
10. [...] for the Year 1767. Second Edition, 1772.
11. [...] for the Year 1768. First Edition, 1768.
12. [...] for the Year 1769. First Edition, 1770.
13. [...] for the Year 1770. First Edition, 1771.
14. [...] for the Year 1771. First Edition, 1772.
15. [...] for the Year 1772. Third Edition, 1780.
16. [...] for the Year 1773. Third Edition, 1780.
17. [...] for the Year 1774. Second Edition, 1778.
18. [...] for the Year 1775. Third Edition, 1780.

19. [...] for the Year 1776. First Edition, 1777. Importantly this volume of the Annual Register is a first edition as the American Declaration of Independence appears here on pp.261-270, said to be its earliest printing in book form. It is in a section on State Papers, headed "Reasons assigned by the Continental Congress, for the North-American Colonies and Provinces withdrawing their allegiance to the King of Great-Britain."

20. [...] for the Year 1777. Fifth Edition, 1805.
21. [...] for the Year 1778. Third Edition, 1786.
22. [...] for the Year 1779. Fourth Edition, 1802.
23. [...] for the Year 1780. First Edition, 1781.
24. [...] for the Year 1781. Third Edition, 1800.
25. [...] for the Year 1782. Third Edition, 1800.
26. [...] for the Year 1783. Second Edition, 1800.
27. [...] for the Year 1784 and 1785. Second Edition, 1800.
28. [...] for the Year 1786. First Edition, 1788.
29. [...] for the Year 1787. Second Edition, 1789.
30. [...] for the Year 1788. Second Edition,1790.
31. [...] for the Year 1789. First Edition, 1792.
32. [...] for the Year 1790. ? Edition, .
33. [...] for the Year 1791. First Edition ?, n.d.
34. [...] for the Year 1792. First Edition ?, 1799
35. [...] for the Year 1793. First Edition ?, n.d.
36. [...] for the Year 1794. Second Edition, 1806.
38. [...] for the Year 1796. First Edition, 1800.
39. [...] for the Year 1797. Second Edition, 1807.
40. [...] for the Year 1798. Second Edition, 1 806.
41. [...] for the Year 1799. First Edition, 1801.
42. [...] for the Year 1800. First Edition, 1801.
43. [...] for the Year 1801. First Edition, 1802.
44. [...] for the Year 1802. First Edition, 1803.
45. [...] for the Year 1803. First Edition, 1805.
46. [...] for the Year 1804. First Edition, 1806.
47. [...] for the Year 1805. First Edition, 1807.
48. [...] for the Year 1806. First Edition, 1808.
50. [...] for the Year 1808. First Edition, 1810.

With Index volume for 1758-1780, First Edition, 1783.
All but four are leather bound, some with leather boards, some not. A few have loose boards , one is missing boards, title page and first two pages. Wear to sides of some volumes. Vols 23,31,41 - modern buckram.

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11 APPLETON, Thomas E. BARTLETT, Bob) BERNIER, J.E.) Usque ad Mare : A History of the Canadian Coast Guard and Marine Services. First Edition in dustjacket, Signed
Department of Transport, 1968, 
APPLETON, Thomas E. Usque ad Mare : A History of the Canadian Coast Guard and Marine Services. Ottawa : Department of Transport, 1968. Pp (4),v-xiii,(1),[1]-318, including frontis.+ illustrations. 8vo, navy blue cloth. Law 1495. O'Dea 4186 : "extensive Nfld. content". Chapters : 1. The Long Perspective; 2. The Old Provinces; 3. Confederation; 4. The Years of Growth; 5. TheYears of Consolidation [pp.64-71 on J.E. Bernier]; 6. Aids to Navigation; 7. Search and Rescue [pp.128-133 on Sable Island]; 8. Ships and Shipbuilding; 9. Marine Regulations; 10. People and Policies [pp.257-263 on Bob Bartlett]; 11. The Way Ahead; 12. Appendices. With bibliography and index. In hisforeword to this volume Gordon W. Stead sums up its purpose as succinctly as is possible: it is "the story of the services supporting nautical endeavour" in Canada. As such, Nova Scotia is well represented in the text, from colonial efforts to build and maintain aids to navigation, to the protracted nineteenth-century century conflict over the fisheries, to the difficulties faced by shipping in two world wars. The book includes several appendixes (giving the genealogy of the Department of Transport, listing the ships of the Coast Guard from 1850, listing lighthouses extant at Confederation, etc.), a bibliography and an index. Vg in chipped and spine-sunned dj. Inscribed by the author. 60.00

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12 APPLETON, Thomas E. BARTLETT, Bob). BERNIER, J.E.). Usque ad Mare : A History of the Canadian Coast Guard and Marine Services. First Edition in dustjacket
Department of Transport, 1968, 
APPLETON, Thomas E. Usque ad Mare : A History of the Canadian Coast Guard and Marine Services. Ottawa : Department of Transport, 1968. Pp (4),v-xiii,(1),[1]-318, including frontis.+ illustrations. 8vo, navy blue cloth. Law 1495. O'Dea 4186 : "extensive Nfld. content". Chapters : 1. The Long Perspective; 2. The Old Provinces; 3. Confederation; 4. The Years of Growth; 5. TheYears of Consolidation [pp.64-71 on J.E. Bernier]; 6. Aids to Navigation; 7. Search and Rescue [pp.128-133 on Sable Island]; 8. Ships and Shipbuilding; 9. Marine Regulations; 10. People and Policies [pp.257-263 on Bob Bartlett]; 11. The Way Ahead; 12. Appendices. With bibliography and index. In hisforeword to this volume Gordon W. Stead sums up its purpose as succinctly as is possible: it is "the story of the services supporting nautical endeavour" in Canada. As such, Nova Scotia is well represented in the text, from colonial efforts to build and maintain aids to navigation, to the protracted nineteenth-century century conflict over the fisheries, to the difficulties faced by shipping in two world wars. The book includes several appendixes (giving the genealogy of the Department of Transport, listing the ships of the Coast Guard from 1850, listing lighthouses extant at Confederation, etc.), a bibliography and an index. Name, else vg in spine sunned dj. 45.00

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13 Aquitania) Ocean Liners of the Past Shipbuilder Reprints series, 3) Cunard Quadruple-Screw Atlantic Liner Aquitania. 1st US in dj.
New York Graphic Society, Greenwich, CT, 1971, ISBN:0821204777 
(Aquitania). The Cunard Quadruple-Screw Atlantic Liner Aquitania. Greenwich, CT: New York Graphic Society, (1971). First American Printing. Pp. (8),9-176, + 5 folding plates at rear (including others intermittently throughoutthe text). Illustrated. Double column. Large 8vo, blue cloth boards with n avy blue cloth spine, gilt lettering to spine, top edge dyed navy blue. "Ocean Liners of the Past: Number 3 in a series of reprints from The Shipbuilder." "The Aquitania, commissioned in 1914, spent 35 years in active transatlantic service - the only Cunard liner to serve through both World Wars. During this time she carried nearly 1,200,000 passengers some 3,000,000 miles. She largely escaped the natural hazards and wartime damages that affectedthe careers of most contemporary ocean liners and is remembered for her co ntinuous efficiency and reliability. Last of the four-funnelled liners, shewas known as 'the Aristocrat of the Atlantic' for her style and poise." - from the dj. A facsimile reprint of a special illustrated issue of The Shipbuilder magazine, published in 1914 to commemorate the maiden voyage of theAquitania. Very good in clipped dj with some browning and a few short clos ed tears. 100.00

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14 ARCHER, J.F. History of Staley, Radford & Co. Ltd. 1875-1975.
W. & J. Mackay Limited, Chatham , 1975, ISBN:0950400408 
ARCHER, J.F. A History of Staley, Radford & Co. Ltd. 1875-1975. (Chatham : W. & J. Mackay Limited, 1975). First Edition. Pp (4),1-374,(2),+ 2 folding plates. Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. With a Foreword by Harold Radford, Chairman and Managing Director. Cohen, The Thames, 1580-1980: A General Bibliography, p.306. “Born in the age of sail, in days when shipping could still offer adventure and discovery, Staley, Radford and Co. Ltd., continue in the shipping business, in the City of London. This history of one small Shipping Company's first century is more man just a tribute to the enterprise of the resolute men who founded it and who served it for ten decades. It is also a thread in the fabric of London's commercialhistory and the development of modern Tasmania, South Africa and other Tra ding partners of Great Britain. The book affords fascinating insights into such varied topics as the Victorian business office, with an all-male pen and ink staff, the special skills of stevedores loading wooden sailing ships, the changing patterns of cargo and of trade, and the traumatic impact of two world wars. Yet for all the inevitable differences between the Company in 1875 and in 1975, perhaps the most striking impression gained is the underlying continuity or approach, of conscientious, steadfast service, of trust and of reliability. Perhaps not surprising, in a Company that did not lose, until 1959, the services of a man who joined the firm in 1879, and where a lifetime with the Company was the normal pattern, rather man the exception. Undoubtedly a useful contribution to the commercial history of London,indeed to the history of commerce, the book is unusual in the immediacy an d vividness of the events and personalities recorded. This is not surprising, perhaps, in that although covering a century, the author joined the firmin 1921 and knew the founding generation personally. Small firms like Stal ey, Radford rarely reached the headlines, yet in their hundreds, they were the backbone of British commerce at the time when it dominated the world. In this book, Mr. Archer gives us a glimpse of the reasons for their past - and their continuing success.” - from the dj. ADDITIONAL SHIPPING CHARGES WILL BE REQUIRED DUE TO ITS WEIGHT. Very good in unclipped dustjacket. Signed without inscription by Harold Radford. 120.00

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15 ARCHER, J.F. History of Staley, Radford & Co. Ltd. 1875-1975.
W. & J. Mackay Limited, Chatham , 1975, ISBN:0950400408 
ARCHER, J.F. A History of Staley, Radford & Co. Ltd. 1875-1975. (Chatham : W. & J. Mackay Limited, 1975). First Edition. Pp (4),1-374,(2),+ 2 folding plates. Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. With a Foreword by Harold Radford, Chairman and Managing Director. Cohen, The Thames, 1580-1980: A General Bibliography, p.306. “Born in the age of sail, in days when shipping could still offer adventure and discovery, Staley, Radford and Co. Ltd., continue in the shipping business, in the City of London. This history of one small Shipping Company's first century is more man just a tribute to the enterprise of the resolute men who founded it and who served it for ten decades. It is also a thread in the fabric of London's commercialhistory and the development of modern Tasmania, South Africa and other Tra ding partners of Great Britain. The book affords fascinating insights into such varied topics as the Victorian business office, with an all-male pen and ink staff, the special skills of stevedores loading wooden sailing ships, the changing patterns of cargo and of trade, and the traumatic impact of two world wars. Yet for all the inevitable differences between the Company in 1875 and in 1975, perhaps the most striking impression gained is the underlying continuity or approach, of conscientious, steadfast service, of trust and of reliability. Perhaps not surprising, in a Company that did not lose, until 1959, the services of a man who joined the firm in 1879, and where a lifetime with the Company was the normal pattern, rather man the exception. Undoubtedly a useful contribution to the commercial history of London,indeed to the history of commerce, the book is unusual in the immediacy an d vividness of the events and personalities recorded. This is not surprising, perhaps, in that although covering a century, the author joined the firmin 1921 and knew the founding generation personally. Small firms like Stal ey, Radford rarely reached the headlines, yet in their hundreds, they were the backbone of British commerce at the time when it dominated the world. In this book, Mr. Archer gives us a glimpse of the reasons for their past - and their continuing success.” - from the dj (not present with this copy). . ADDITIONAL SHIPPING CHARGES WILL BE REQUIRED DUE TO ITS WEIGHT. Very good. Signed without inscription by Harold Radford. 100.00

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16 ARNOLD, David, (ed.) Studies in Imperialism series Imperial Medicine and Indigenous Societies. in dustjacket
Manchester University Press, Manchester and New York, 1988, ISBN:0719024951 
ARNOLD, David (ed.). Imperial Medicine and Indigenous Societies. Manchesterand New York : Manchester University Press, (1988). Pp (4),v-viii,1-231,(1 ). Index. 8vo, red cloth, gilt lettering to spine. In the Studies in Imperialism series. Contents : 1. Introduction : disease, medicine and empire (byDavid Arnold). 2. The European insane in British India, 1800-1858 : A case study in psychiatry and colonial rule (by Waltraud Ernst). 3. Smallpox and colonial medicine in nineteenth-century India (by David Arnold). 4. Medici ne and racial politics : Changing Images of the New Zealand Maori in the Nineteenth Century (by Malcolm Nicolson). 5. Sleeping Sickness Epidemics and Public Health in the Belgian Congo (by Maryinez Lyons). 6. Cholera and the Origins of the American Sanitary Order in the Philippines (by Reynaldo C. Ileto). 7. Plague and the Tensions of Empire : India, 1896-1918 (by I.J. Catanach). 8. The Influenza Pandemic in Southern Rhodesia : A crisis of comprehension (by Terence Ranger)/ 9. Bilharzia : A problem of 'native health' : 1900-1950 (by John Farley). 10. The Discovery of Colonial Malnutrition between the wars (by Michael Worboys). Personal inkstamp, else very good in dustjacket. 275.00

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17 ART, Robert J., Vincent DAVIS, and Samuel P. HUNTINGTON (eds.) DAVIS, Vincent HUNTINGTON, Samuel P. Reorganizing America's Defence : Leadership in War and Peace. First Editionin dustjacket
Pergamon - Brassey's International Defence Publishers, Washington [et al], 1985, ISBN:0080319734 
ART, Robert J., Vincent DAVIS, and Samuel P. HUNTINGTON (eds.). Reorganizing America's Defence : Leadership in War and Peace. Published with the cooperation of the Ford Foundation. Washington [et al] : Pergamon - Brassey's International Defence Publishers, (1985). First Edition. Pp (4),v-xxiv,(4),3-436,2). Index. 8vo, black cloth, white lettering to spine. "Is the United States defense establishment today well run? To ask that question is to provoke a set of additional Queries. For example, are resources allocated efficiently enough, in peacetime, to produce well trained and well equipped combat units? In wartime, will the command arrangements currently in force be sufficient to provide for the combined arms approach that modern battles require? Are the military properly organized so as to give timely and integrated advice to their civilian superiors? Have the civilians in the defense establishment usurped the traditional prerogatives of the military? Is there a process in place that produces a ciear-cut, rational strategy to govern the use of force? Are decisions on programs and force structures clearly related to strategy? In its structure and operation, how does the American defense establishment compare to those of other nations? Is it better or more poorly managed? Are there lessons for improvement that can be derived from a study of how other nations manage their defense establishments? Finally, if some changes in structure and procedure are necessary, what are the alternatives, and the costs and benefits of each? These are the range of subjects to which the authors in this volume address themselves." (from the Introduction by Robert J. Art). Contents : Introduction : Pentagon reform in comparative and historical perspective (by Robert J. Art). Part I : Defense organization at home and abroad. 1. Defense policymaking in the Soviet Union (by Edward L. Warner III). 2. Civilian and military influence in managing the arms race in the U.S.S.R. (by Stephen M. Meyer). 3. Central defense organization in the United Kingdom (by Michael Hobkirk). 4. Defense organization in Germany : a twice told tale (by Catherine McArdle Kelleher). 5. Military organizations and policymaking in Israel (by Aharon Yariv). 6. The dynamics of Israeli national security decisionmaking (by Amos Perlmutter). 7. Changes in Canada's organization for defense, 1963-1983 (by W. Harriet Critchley). 8. The evolution of central U.S. defense management (by Vincent Davis). 9. The wars within : the Joint Military Structure and its critics (by William J. Lynn). Part II : Defense reform in the United States. 10. Strategymaking in the Pentagon (by Robert W. Komer). 11. Organization and strategy (by Samuel P. Huntington). 12. The Office of the Secretray of Defense (by James Schlesinger). 13. The JCS -- Views of participants (by Chairman's special study group). 14. The U.S. military chain of command present and future(by William Y. Smith). 15. Comments on Smith's proposal (by David C. Jones , Edward C. Meyer III, and Thor Hanson). 16. Rewriting the Key West accord (by Morton H. Halperin and David Halperin). 17. Resource allocation in the Pentagon (by Vincent Puritano). 18. A critique of the PPB system (by PhilipOdeen). 19. How to improve the acquisition of weapons (by Jacques S. Gansl er). 20. Congress and the defense budget : enhancing policy oversight (by Robert J. Art). Very good in dustjacket. 35.00

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18 ASCH, Ronald G., (ed.) BIRKE, Adolf M., (ed.) Studies of the German Historical Institute series. Princes, Patronage, and the Nobility : The Court at the Beginning of the Modern Age, c. 1450-1650. First Edition in dustjacket
Oxford University Press, Oxford and London, 1991, ISBN:0199205027 
ASCH, Ronald G. and Adolf M. BIRKE, (eds.). Princes, Patronage, and the Nobility : The Court at the Beginning of the Modern Age, c. 1450-1650. London and Oxford : The German Historical Institute, London, 1991. First Edition. Pp (4),[v]-xii,1-507,(1). 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. In the Studies of the German Historical Institute, London series. "This book dealswith the court as a crucial center of government and politics, and as the dominant focus for the ruling elites. Princes, Patronage, and the Nobility shows how the early modern court gradually developed from the medieval royal household, and how it functioned in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. Comparing England, Germany, France, Spain as well as the Netherlands and Italy, the editors find that several common themes emerge: the problem ofintegrating a number of often vastly different provinces and principalitie s through the attraction of a court; the capital city's function as the basis of the court and as its rival; the role of the Court during the great religious conflicts of the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries; and the courtas an instrument for domesticating the nobility and a stronghold of aristo cratic influence." - from the dj. 1. Introduction : Court and Household from the Fifteenth to the Seventeenth Centuries by Ronald G. Asch; Part I. Court, Administration and Nobility in the Sixteenth Century. 2. The King's Court during the Wars of the Roses : Continuities in an Age of Discontinuitiesby Ralph A. Griffiths; 3. The court of the dukes of Burgundy : a model for Europe? by Werner Paravicini 4. The court of the German king and of the em peror at the end of the Middle Ages, 1440-1519 by Peter Moraw;- 5. How large was the court of Emperor Frederick III? by Paul-Joachim Heinig 6. Southern German Courts around 1500 by Dieter Stievermann. Part II. 7. Court, Council, and Nobility in Tudor England by David Starkey; 8. The Court of Philip II of Spain by M.J. Rodrguez-Salgado; 9. The Court as 'Civilizer' of the Nobility : Noble Attitudes and the Court in France in the late sixteenth and early seventeenth centuries by Ellery Schalk; 10. Favourites and Factions at the Elizabethan Court by Simon Adams; 11. The Imperial Court of the Habsburgs : From Maximilian I to Ferdinand III, 1493-1657 by Volker Press -- Part III. Patronage and Court Politics in the Early Seventeenth Century. From Aristocratic household to princely court : restructuring patronage in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries by Antoni Maczak -- Papal power and family strategy in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries / Wolfgang Reinhard -- The revival of monopolies : court and patronage during the personal ruleof Charles I, 1625-1642 by Caroline M. Hibbard -- The crown, Ministe´riat, and nobility at the court of Louis XIII / Klaus Malettke. (cont.) The Oran ge court : the configuration of the court in an old European republic by Heinz Schilling; 18. Sovereignty and Authority : The Role of the Court in theNetherlands in the First Half of the Seventeenth Sentury by Olaf Mörke. Ep ilogue 19. The Court : A Protean Institution and an Elusive Subject by R.J.W. Evans. $

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19 BAINTON, Roland H. Christian Attitudes Toward War and Peace : A Historical Survey and CriticalRe-evaluation.
Abingdon Press, New York / Nashville , 1960, 
BAINTON, Roland H. Christian Attitudes Toward War and Peace : A Historical Survey and Critical Re-evaluation. New York / Nashville : Abingdon Press, (1960). Pp [1]-299,(5). Illustrated. 8vo, black cloth, silver lettering to front board, red and silver lettering to spine. Contents : 1. Ideals of Peace in Antiquity. 2. The Classical Origins of the Just War. 3. The Origins ofthe Crusading Idea in the Old Testament. 4. War and Peace in the New Testa ment. 5. The Pacifism of the Early Church. 6. The Theory of the Just War inthe Christian Roman Empire. 7. From the Just War to the Crusade and Sectar ian Pacifism. 8. The Renaissance Utopia and the Revival of the Just War. 9.Wars of Religion. 10. The Historic Peace Churches and War with the Aborigi nes. 11. The Enlightenment. 12. From Waterloo to Armageddon: A Century of Comparative Peace. 13. From the Outlawry of War to the Atom Bomb. 14. Past and Present. 15. What Then? Roland Herbert Bainton (1894–1984) was an English church historian, Born in England, he moved to the United States at the age of eight, and later was Titus Street professor of ecclesiastical historyat Yale Divinity School and one of the country's foremost church historian s. George Parkin Grant (1918-1988) was a Canadian philosopher, teacher and political commentator, whose popular appeal peaked in the late 1960s and 1970s. He is best known for his nationalism, political conservatism, commentson 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 rubbed and edgeworn, but unclipped, dustjacket. Ex-libris George P. Grant (without indication, but acquired from his estate). 25.00

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20 BALDWIN, Douglas Land of the Red Soil : A Popular History of Prince Edward Island. 1st edition, pbk
Ragweed Press, Charlottetown, 1990, ISBN:0920304966 
BALDWIN, Douglas. Land of the Red Soil: A Popular History of Prince Edward Island. (Charlottetown) : Ragweed Press, 1990. First Edition. Pp (8),9-191,(1). Illustrated. 8vo, cardcovers. Chapters : 1. Welcome Home; 2. The FirstIslanders; 3. Ile St. Jean: A Neglected Land; 4. The Micmac and the Acadia ns; 5. The End of the French Period; 6. Settling the Island; 7. Shipwrecks,Hardships and Pioneer life (pp.61-74); 8. Early Island Government; 9. Poli tics and the Land Question; 10. Confederation; 11. Ship Ahoy! (pp.101-105);12. The Working World; 13. An Age of Change; 14. Wars, Rum and the Economy ; 15. Depression, the Second World War and Co-operatives; 16. The Three Rs;17. Entertainment; 18. The Struggle for Women's Rights; 19. A Multicultura l Island; 20. The Island Way. With appendix and index. Very good. 10.00

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