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1 (DURAS, Marguerite WILLIS, Sharon. Marguerite Duras : Writing on the Body.
University of Illinois Press, Urbana and Chicago, 1987, ISBN:0252013352 
(DURAS, Marguerite). WILLIS, Sharon. Marguerite Duras : Writing on the Body. Urbana and Chicago : University of Illinois Press, (1987). First Printing. Pp [i]-viii,1-191,(1). Index. 8vo, grey cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Contents : Introduction. 1. Preliminary Mappings. 2. Hiroshima mon amour: Screen Memories. 3. Le Ravissement de Lol V. Stein: Something for Nothing. 4.Le Vice-consul and L'Amour: A Word in Default. 5. Writing on the Body. Ver y good in dustjacket. 20.00

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2 (Newfoundland - Education) Statistical Presentation for the Minister's Advisory Committee on Women's Issue in Education
Division of School Services, Dept. of Education, 1980, 
(Newfoundland - Education). Statistical Presentation for the Minister's Advisory Committee on Women's Issue in Education. Prepared by Division of School Services. [St. John's] : Division of School Services, Dept. of Education, April 1980. Pp (1),[i]-iii,(2),1-53,(2). Oblong 8vo, black cloth tape spine, yellow card covers, printed in black. Cover title : Statistical Report for the Minister's Committee on Women's Issues in Education. Contents : Introduction; Nursery and Elementary-Secondary Levels; Post-Secondary and Adult & Continuing Levels (excluding M.U.N.); Memorial University of Newfoundland; School Districts; Denominaional Education Committees; Department of Education. Stain to back cover, else very good. 12.50

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3 ABDULLAH, Tahrunnessa A. and Sondra A.. ZEIDENSTEIN Village Women of Bangladesh : Prospects for Change : A Study Prepared for the International Labour Office Within the Framework of the World EmploymentProgramme .
Pergamon Press, Oxford, 1982, ISBN:0080267955 
ABDULLAH, Tahrunnessa A. and Sondra A.. ZEIDENSTEIN. Village Women of Bangladesh : Prospects for Change: A Study Prepared for the International LabourOffice Within the Framework of the World Employment Programme . Oxford : P ergamon Press, (1982). First Edition. Pp xx,246 + 8 pp of photos. 8vo, green hardcover. Part I. Rural Women of Bangladesh. Chapters : 1. Introduction;2. Bangladesh Background; 3. The Work of Women; 4. Women and Income; 5. Re production and Health; 6. Purdah; 7. Status; 8. Life Crises; 9. Family Strategy and Female Strategy; 10. Co-operation and Conflict; 11. Change. Part II. The Project. 1. Description of the Project; 2. Staff; 3. Co-operatives; 4. Family Planning; 5. The Paradox of Women's Programs. Foreword by Ester Boserup, Preface by Zubeida Ahmad. Very good. 35.00

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4 Abegweit Review) HOGG, Lucille Elizabeth CHEVERIE, Leo NOYE, Leah Abegweit Review, Vol.3, No.1
University of Prince Edward Island, Charlottetown, 1980, 
(Abegweit Review). The Abegweit Review, Volume 3, Number 1, Spring 1980. Charlottetown : University of Prince Edward Island, 1980. Pp (4),3-89,(3). 8vo, yellow card covers. A special women's issue. Contents : Introduction by Beth Percival; Jessie Winnifred Gourlie Hogg by Lucille Elizabeth Hogg; Margaret MacWilliams by Mrs. Bryce Sharpe; Agnes Ramsay by Marjorie Gay; The Wait by Kathleen Murphy; One Woman's Life by Leo Cheverie; Hazel L. Sterns by Adele Townsend; Florence Gaston Mosher by Leone Ross; The Escape by Suzanne Currie; The Warranty by Jane E. Wilson; Irma MacPherson by Elizabeth Yeo; Her Story by Doreen Malone; Evelyn Henry by Bob Burke; Helen MacDonald bySibyl Cutcliffe; Ada Chisholm by Leah Noye. Fine. 10.00

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5 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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6 Abegweit Review) LEDWELL, Francis BOLGER, F.W.P. WILLIAMSON, Moncrieff Abegweit Review : A Publication of the University of Prince Edward Island. Volume 1, Number 1.
University of Prince Edward Island / Printed by Irwin Publishing, Charlottetown, 1978, 
(Abegweit Review). The Abegweit Review : A Publication of the University ofPrince Edward Island. Volume 1, Number 1. Summerside, P.E.I.: Printed by I rwin Publishing Co. Ltd., n.d. [1978?]. Pp (2),i-ii,(2),1-67,(1). Illustrated. 8vo, mustard card covers. Contents : Historic Highlights in the Island Story (by Dr. F. W. P. Bolger); Island Art (by Moncrieff Williamson); Who is James Bond? (by Reshard Gool); Immortality and the Suffix -ate (by T. K. Pratt); A Note on Edward Watkin and the Confederation Movement in the Maritimes (by S. Andrew Robb); Ellegy for a Simple Man (by Francis Ledwell); Bearing Christmas Gifts (by Dr. Edward L Edmonds); Freedom in Sartrean Ethics:Ideal or Illusion? (by Verner Smitheram). Penned name, else very good. 20. 00

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7 ABRAHAM, Dorothy Lone Cove : A Journal of Life on the West Coast of Vancouver Island, B.C. Fifth Edition. signed by author
The author, Vancouver, 1961, 
ABRAHAM, Dorothy. Lone Cove : A Journal of Life on the West Coast of Vancouver Island, B.C. Fifth Edition. (Vancouver : The author), 1961. Pp (12),9-193,(1). Illustrated. Maps. 8vo, illustrated yellow card covers, spine blank. Contents : 1. Leaving England. 2. Across Canada. 3. Vargas Island. 4. My First Christmas in Canada. 5. We Move. 6. The Beaches. 7. I Go Farming. 8. Day by Day. 9. The Church. 10. I Visit a Lighthouse. 11. A Visit to KennedyLake. 12. I Find a Murdered Man. 13. Interesting Characters. 14. A Cyclone and Bush Fire. 15. Girl Guides, Tennis Club, etc. 16. Adventures and a Rat tlesnake. 17. Nootka and Indians. 18. Goodbye to Tofino. 19. West Coast Trip. 20. Conclusion. There is mention of their arrival in Halifax and the reception of returning Nova Scotia troops (p. 11); and also numerous photographs of West Coast ships. The Foreword, Introduction and Vancouver Island mapare repeated. Lightly rubbed, else very good. Signed without inscription b y the author. 25.00

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8 ABRAHAM, P.J. Last Hours on Dara. 1st UK in dj
Peter Davies, 1963, 
ABRAHAM, P.J. Last Hours on Dara. L.: Peter Davies, (1963). First Printing.Pp (8),1-236, frontispiece. Diagrams of ship on page 3. 8vo, maroon cloth. "The explosion of a bomb in Dara, a steamship of the British India Line, i n the early hours of 8th April, 1961, when she was at sea in the Persian Gulf with 819 passengers on board, has been attributed to Omani rebels. It was an act of war in peacetime, and its victims were Indians, Pakistanis and Arabs - men, women and children Two hundred and thirty-eight people lost their lives in the flames or in the sea.. [...] Finally Mr Abraham takes us to the Court of Inquiry in London, where nearly a year later the analysis began. [...] one of the worst peacetime sea disasters since the sinking of the Titanic." - from the dj. Vg in torn, chipped dj. Newspaper clipping laid in. Oddly a very scarce title. 125.00

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9 ABRAHAMSON. Una God Bless our Home : Domestic Life in Nineteenth Century Canada. 2nd in dj
Burns & MacEachern, 1967, 
ABRAHAMSON. Una. God Bless our Home : Domestic Life in Nineteenth Century Canada. Tor.: Burns & MacEachern, (1967). Second Printing. Pp (7),viii-ix,(3),[1]-233,(5,hist. adverts),(2). Pp 161-200 Illustrated. 4to, red cloth. Health, cookery, domestic duties, &c. Very good in rubbed dustjacket. 30.00

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10 Acadia Ladies' Seminary Acadia Seminary : Pierian
1921, 
Acadia Ladies' Seminary). Acadia Seminary : Pierian. N. pl.: (Printed by Thos. V. Bell Limited, Montreal, 1921). Pp. 63. Illustrated. 8vo, tan paper covers with blue drcoration and lettering to front, blue cord to spine. Acadia Ladies Seminary's 1921 publication The Pierian. Some dampspotting to covers, edges nicked, else very good. 20.00

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11 Acadia University - President's Report) LOVE, Alan T. Report of the President to the Board of Governors and the Senate For The Year Ending May, 1950
Acadia University, Wolfville, N.S., 1950, 
(Acadia University - President's Report). Report of the President to the Board of Governors and the Senate For The Year Ending May, 1950. Wolfville, N.S.: Acadia University, 1950. Pp (1),[[1]-46 leaves, printed one side only.4to, grey side-stapled card covers, lettered in black. Report of: The Pres ident; The Provost; The Dean of Women; Faculty of Arts and Science; School of Home Economics; School of Education; School of Music; School of Applied Science; School of Secretarial Science; School of Theology; Summer School; Library; The University Physician; Horton Academy; Committees; Naval Training Division (by Alan T. Love, Lieut. R.C.N., p. 44); Officers' Training Corps; Associated Alumni. Very good. 30.00

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12 ACTON, Harold MITFORD, Nancy Nancy Mitford: a Memoir. First Edition in dustjacket
Hamish Hamilton, London, 1975, 
[MITFORD, Nancy] ACTON, Harold. Nancy Mitford : A Memoir. London : Hamish Hamilton, 1975. Pp (10),xi-xvi,1-252,(2) + 12 pp plates. 8vo, rose cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Ritchie, Harold Acton : A Bibliography. A23a. Several page corner creased from in-lieu-of-book-mark folding over, else very good in unclipped dustjacket. Ex libris Rev. R.J. MacSween (1915-1990) with his name on flyleaf. 25.00

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13 ACTON, Jean Dear May : A Conversation That Never Ended. pbk. signed.
Vancouver, 1999, ISBN:0968572308 
ACTON, Jean. Dear May : A Conversation That Never Ended . (Vancouver): [N.pub.], (1999). Pp. (8),1-139,(5). Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated maroon card covers. A collection of fictional correspondences of two "real" twin women who lived in the Prairies at the turn of the century. Printed in Halifax. Vg. Signed by the author on the title page. 20.00

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14 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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15 ADAMS, Alice Return Trips. First Edition in dustjacket
Knopf, New York, 1985, 
ADAMS, Alice. Return Trips. New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 1985. First Edition. Pp (12),[3]-195,(3). 8vo, grey cloth spine, grey boards, gilt lettering to spine, untrimmed fore-edge. fifteen stories is about "people travelling -in search of fresh experience, the inspirations of art, the pleasures of n ew relationships.people opening up to the accidental magic of a foreign place, or returning to scenes of childhood to forgive the past." The 15 short stories are: "Alaska" (pp.3-15), "You Are What You Own: A Notebook", "Return Trips", "La Señora", "New Best Friends", "Time in Santa Fe", "A Public Pool", "Waiting for Stella", "Barcelona", "Separate Planes", "Molly's Dog", "Mexican Dust", "Elizabeth", "Sintra", and " My First and Only House." Very good to fine in unclipped dustjacket. 30.00

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Ships and Memories. 1st UK in dj , ADAMS, Bill.
16 ADAMS, Bill. Ships and Memories. 1st UK in dj
Teredo Books, 1975, 
ADAMS, Bill. Ships and Memories : The story of the years the author spent in the four-masted barque Silberhorn, running to Oregon and San Francisco, as told in his famous book, Ships and Women, which is reproduced in full, together with many memories and reflections from his no less famous Letters, the odd story and poem, with over one hundred and fifty photographic illustrations of the ships he knew and forty pen-and-ink sketches by W.M. Birchall. With an Introduction by Alex A. Hurst. Brighton, Sussex : Teredo Books Ltd., 1975. Pp 449. Large 8vo, blue cloth. Vg in vg dj. 100.00

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17 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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18 ADAMS, Tracey L. Dentist and a Gentleman : Gender and the Rise of Dentistry in Ontario. First Edition in dustjacket.
University of Toronto Press, Toronto, 2000, ISBN:0802048269 
ADAMS, Tracey L. The Dentist and a Gentleman : Gender and the Rise of Dentistry in Ontario. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, (2000). First Printer. Pp. [i]-ix,[1],(1)-235,[5], + 4 p. of plates. 8vo, black cloth with giltlettering to spine. "In 'A Dentist and a Gentleman', Tracey Adams examines the historical development of dentistry as a profession in Ontario from th e late nineteenth century to the end of the First World War to explore the significance of gender, particularly masculinity, in the formation of professions. Adams makes the case that gender was an important factor in the establishment of the dental profession. At one time considered a trade, dentistry gradually evolved and attained professional status. The early dentists worked to recruit, and indeed structured the professionin such a way as to recruit, middle-class white men into the professino. Gender and class divisions were drawn upon to legitimate professional roles and claims to professinoal status; by definition, a professional was a gentleman." - from the dustjacket. Contents: 1. Dentistry, Gender, and Profession Creation, 2. The Rise of the Dental Profession in Ontario, 3. Defining Dentistry, 4. Enforcing the Dental Ideal, 5. Professional Status, Ideology, and Gender: Dentistry1900-1918, 6. Public Health, Public Education, Public Image, 7. Gender and the Division of Dental Labour, 8. On Becoming a Dentist: Dental Students 1 903-1917, 9. Women in Dentistry. Vg in dj. 30.00

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

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

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20 ADAMSON, Hans Christian Keepers of the Lights : The saga of Our Lighthouses, Lightships, and the Men Who Guide Those Who Sail the Seas. inscribed, no dj.
Greenberg, New York, 1955, 
ADAMSON, Hans Christian. Keepers of the Lights. [dj adds: The saga of Our Lighthouses, Lightships, and the Men Who Guide Those Who Sail the Seas]. NewYork : Greenberg, Publisher, (1955). First Edition. Pp xviii,(2),[3]-430 + 16 pages of plates. 8vo, grey cloth. United States Coast Guard Annotated B ibliography (1982) p.5. A history and survey of aids to navigation in the United States: from Old Boston Light to the development of Loran; from Alaska to Texas. "[...] fills a long-standing and conspicuous vacancy in the saga of Uncle Sam against the sea. It blends the fascinating account of the evolution of devices that guide maritime traffic along our shores, on our rivers and the Great Lakes, into one fast-moving, colorful and informative story. It constitutes a heroic record of men and women who, until 1938, tendedthe lights afloat and ashore, and since then, of the snappy and alert youn gsters of the United States Coast Guard. As a vehicle for sea-stories, thisbook is unique in that it deals with the perils mariners meet, not in the deep, but in the shallow and reef-filled waters on storm-blown shores." - from the dj. Sections : 1. Mariners' Guards and Guides; 2. New England, New York, New Jersey, and Delaware; 3. Southern and Gulf Shores; 4. The West Coast States; 5. Arctic Lights and Treasure Islands; 6. Mississippi, Great Lakes, and St. Lawrence; 7. Old and New Aids to Navigation. With appendix (annotated list of lighthouses and other stations) and index. Inscription by author, slightly cocked, else good. 35.00

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