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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 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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3 ABBOTT, Jack China and the English: or the Character and Manners of the Chinese. As Illustrated in the History of Their Intercourse with Foreigners.
Leavitt, Lord, & Co / Crocker & Brewster, New York / Boston, 1835, 
[ABBOTT, Jack]. China and the English: or the Character and Manners of the Chinese. As Illustrated in the History of Their Intercourse with Foreigners. Written for Abbott's Fireside Series. New York : Published by Leavitt, Lord, & Co., 132 Broadway / Boston : Crocker & Brewster, 1835. First Edition.Pp [1]-264. 12mo, blue pressed cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Contents : I. Marco Polo. II. Canton. III. Difficulties. IV. The English Embassy. V. The English Embassy – Continued. VI. Introduction of the Bible. Damage to corner of pp. 181-184 affecting a dew words, spine ends worn, corners bumped,cloth rubbed and smudged, pencil marks and name to endpapers, some foxing, else good. 125.00

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4 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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5 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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6 ABED, Shukri B. AL-FARABI, Abu Nasr Mohammed) ARISTOTLE) Aristotelian Logic and the Arabic Language in Alfarabi
State University of New York Press, Albany, 1991, ISBN:0791403971 
ABED, Shukri B. Aristotelian Logic and the Arabic Language in Alfarabi. (Albany: State University of New York Press, 1991). First Printing. Pp. (8),[ix]-xxv,(1),[1]-201,(3). 8vo, decorated pink glossy paper covered boards, dark blue titles to front and spine. "This book explores the reaction of tenth-century Arab philosopher Abu Nasr Alfarabi to the logical works of Aristotle. From numerous short treatises the author develops a systematic and comprehensive topical survey of Alfarabi's logical writings. The book is divided into two major parts: language as a tool of logic (chapters 1-5) and logic as a tool with which to analyze language (chapter 6). The first five chapters deal with Alfarabi's analysis of the meanings of various terms as they are used in logic and philosophy. Alfarabi refutes the Artab grammarians who claimed that Arab logicians were building a language within a language and shows that the philosophical meanings of terms are in fact their most original and essential meanings. The final chapter deals with Alfarabi's analysis of certain aspects of the Arabic language (such as copula) and demonstrates that Arabic, like any natural language, conforms to universal logical structures of which natural languages are only a concrete expression." - from the rear cover. Contents: 1. Particulars and Universals: An Introduction to Alfarabi's Logical Lexicon; 2. Definition and Description in Alfarabi's System; 3. The Concept of Essence in Alfarabi; 4. The Concepts of Demonstration, Division, and Classification and Their Relationship to Definition;5. The Term Mawjud in Nonlogical Contexts; 6. Alfarabi's Linguistic Philos ophy. Very good. 37.50

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7 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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8 Abercrombie Co. Catalogue David T. Abercrombie Co. 1892-1952.
David T. Abercrombie Co, New York, 1952, 
(Abercrombie Co. Catalogue). David T. Abercrombie Co. 1892-1952. (New York): David T. Abercrombie Co., (1952). Pp (2),1-167,(7). Illustrated. Index. 8vo, illustrated pale green stapled wrappers. The sixtieth anniversary catalogue of David T. Abercrombie Co., sellers of hunting, fishing and camping equipment. Very good, with price correction slip laid in, and in original worn mailing envelope. 40.00

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9 ABINGDON, Alexander. SEUSS, Dr. Boners : Being a Collection of Schoolboy Wisdom, or Knowledge as It Is Sometimes Written, Compiled from Classrooms and Examination Papers by AlexanderAbingdon, and Illustrated by Dr. Seuss.
Viking Press, New York , 1931, 
(SEUSS, Dr.). ABINGDON, Alexander. Boners : Being a Collection of SchoolboyWisdom, or Knowledge as It Is Sometimes Written, Compiled from Classrooms and Examination Papers by Alexander Abingdon, and Illustrated by Dr. Seuss.New York : The Viking Press, Mxmxxxi. Third Printing, February 1931. Pp (6 ),v-viii,[1]-102. Small 8vo, red cloth, black lettering to front board and spine. Bubbling to cloth on rear board, browning to endpaper gutters, bookplate to front pastedown, remnant of bookplate or pouch to rear pastedown, else very good. 25.00

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10 ABLOW, Keith Psychopath. 1st US in dj. signed
St. Martin's Press, New York, 2003, 
ABLOW, Keith. Psychopath. N.Y.: St. Martin's Press, (July 2003). First Printing. Pp 323. 8vo, black cloth. Vg-fine in dj. Signed by the author. 25.00

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Acadian Magazine, Acadian Magazine
11 Acadian Magazine Acadian Magazine
J.S.Cunnabell, Halifax, 1827, 
Acadian Magazine. Acadian Magazine. Nine issues. Vol.I, No.X. to Vol.II, No.XVII, Vol.II, No.XIX. April 1827 to November 1827, January 1827 [sic]. (Halifax : J.S.Cunnabell, 1827-1828). Pp [361]488,[1]-200,[241]-280, + 3 engravings. 8vo, half-leather, marbled boards. Engravings : The Right Honorable George Canning (2 copies); The Duke of York. " This was one of the earliestmagazines published in the Maritimes area. It was chiefly literary, and re vealed a keen interest in local talent and a new local patriotism. For example, Goldsmith's The Rising Village was published in its pages and there were other "Original and Selected Matter on Literary and other Subjects" with"embellishments." A large double column monthly, its price of $4 "half in advance" was comparatively high. The magazine was printed by J. S. Cunnabell. The name of its editor has not yet been discovered. -Gertrude Pratt, A Survey and Listing of Nova Scotia Newspapers, 1752-1957, (Halifax, 1979), p.42. Corner tear to first engraving, foxing throughout, tears to eps., spineand boards worn, chipped. 1,500.00

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12 ACIERNO, Louis J. History of Cardiology. Fiurst edition
Parthenon Publishing Group, London, Casterton, New York, 1994, ISBN:1850703396 
ACIERNO, Louis J. The History of Cardiology. London, Casterton, New York : Parthenon Publishing Group, (1994). First Edition. Pp (4),v-ix,(3),3-758. Double column. Illustrated. Index. Largwe 8vo, illustrated maroon glossy paper covered boards, lettered in white. '[...] an approach utilizing a matrixconsisting of anatomical, pathological, physiological, and pathophysiologi cal components constitutes the raison d'être of this book." - p.vii. Contents : Introduction. Sect. 1 : Anatomy of the heart and blood vessels. 1. Earliest concepts (theory and myths). 2. Accurate description by dissection. 3. Role of electron microscopy. Sect. 2 : Structural abnormalities. Pt. A - Acquired abnormalities. 4. Panoramic view of cardiovascular pathology. 5. Endocardial lesions. 6. Myocardial lesions. 7. Pericardial disease. 8. Arterial lesions. 9. Atherosclerosis (arteriosclerosis). 10. Primary tumors of the heart. 11. Anatomical changes due to neurologic disorders. 12. Anatomical changes due to endocrine and nutritional factors. Pt. B - Congenital abnormalities. 13. Congenital abnormalities. Sect. 3 : Functional mechanisms. 14. Earliest physiological observations to present concepts. 15. The heart as a pump. 16. The electrophysiologic control of the heart. 17. Regulation of blood pressure. Sect. 4 : Functional disturbances. 18. Coronary artery disease. 19. Hypertension. 20. Electrophysiologic disturbances. 21. Genetics and cardiovascular disease. Sect. 5 : Diagnostic techniques. 22. Physical examination. 23. Sphygmomanometry. 24. Graphic methods. 25. Radiologic methods. 26. Echocardiography. 27. Nuclear imaging techniques. 28. Magnetic resonance imaging. Sect. 6 : Therapeutic modalities. 29. Surgical modalities/ 30. Pharmacologic modalities. ADDITIONAL SHIPPING CHARGES WILL BE REQUIRED FOR ORDERS OUTSIDE CANADA DUE TO ITS WEIGHT. Faint smudge to fore-edge, elsevery good. 40.00

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13 ADAIR, Dick ARNETT, Peter (foreword) Dick Adair's Saigon. 1st US in dj.
Weatherhill, New York, 1971, ISBN:0834800624 
ADAIR, Dick. Dick Adair's Saigon : Sketches and Words from the Artist's Journal. NY: Weatherhill, (1971). First Printing. Pp. 144. Illustrated. Double column. Large 8vo, black cloth spine with illustrated red paper covered boards. A collection of Adair's sketches, from his five years spent in the Vietnam during the war. Vg in nicked dj. 25.00

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Whither? or the British Dreyfus Case , ADAM, W.A.
14 ADAM, W.A. Whither? or the British Dreyfus Case
Dutton, New York, 1920, 
ADAM, Major W.A. Whither? or the British Dreyfus Case : A Human Fragment of Contemporary History (1900-1919). N.Y.: E.P. Dutton & Company label over L: George Routledge, 1920 publication data. Pp 198. 8vo, maroon cloth.
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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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16 ADAMS, Ansel. ALINDER, Mary Street. Ansel Adams : An Autobiography. First Edition in dustjacket.
New York Graphic Society / Little Brown and Company, Boston, 1985, ISBN:0821215965 
ADAMS, Ansel. Ansel Adams : An Autobiography. With Mary Street Alinder. Boston: Little, Brown and Company, (1985). First Printing. A New York Graphic Society Book. Pp. (8),ix-xii,(2),1-400,(2). With 277 black and white illustrations to text. Square 4to, red cloth with silver lettering to spine. "Hiswas a world of mountains and woodlands andthe vast, timeless reach of the western landscape. If a country as limitless as this can ever be said to have posed for its portrait, certainly the photographer behind the camera wasAnsel Adams. And now he has given us this book. Here, in his prodigiously illustrated autobiography, completed just prior to his death in 1984, is Adams' testament of a life of dedication, adventure, achievement, remarkable friendships, plainspoken wisdom, and a concern for man and nature. It is a memoir of times spent with Alfred Stieglitz, Georgia O'Keeffe, Edward Weston, Nancy and Beaumont Newhall, Imogen Cunningham, Edwin Land, and so many more in the pantheon of the art and photography world. Here, not only in hisown words but also in photographs the world over (and many others never be fore pbulished), this extraordinary man steps forward to share with us his love of music, the beauty of the wilderness, loyalties and dreams, and thatclear-eyed vision that saw beyond the mountains the heart of America." - f rom the dustjacket. Very good in price-clipped dustjacket. Due to the weight of this book, extra shipping charges may be necessary to cover postage oninternational orders. 40.00

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17 ADAMS, Douglas Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency. First American Edition in dustjacket
Simon and Schuster, 1987, ISBN:0671625829 
ADAMS, Douglas. Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency. New York : Simon and Schuster, (1987). First Printing. Pp. 247. 8vo, black paper covered boards, black cloth spine, gilt titles to spine. Vg in dustjacket (small sticker remainder to front cover). 20.00

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18 ADAMS, Douglas Long Dark Tea-Time of the Soul. 1st US in dj
Simon and Schuster, New York, 1988, 
ADAMS, Douglas. The Long Dark Tea-Time of the Soul. N.Y.:Simon and Schuster, (1988). First US Printing. Pp 319. 8vo, blue cloth spine, brown boards. Vg in dj. 25.00

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19 ADAMS, Francis Songs of the Army of the Night and the Mass of Christ. rev ed.
Mitchell Kennerley, New York, 1910, 
ADAMS, Francis. Songs of the Army of the Night and the Mass of Christ . [Editor's note by Henry S. Salt]. New York: Mitchell Kennerley, 1919. New and revised edition. Pp. [1]-125,(1). 8vo, red cloth with gilt lettering to front and spine. Spine ends frayed, spine and part of rear board near spine sunned, light foxing to initial and final leaves, else vg. 25.00

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20 ADAMS, Harry BYRD, Richard Evelyn Beyond the Barrier With Byrd : An Authentic Story of the Byrd Antarctic Exploring Expeditions. First Edition
M. A. Donohue & Company, Chicago and New York, 1932, 
ADAMS, Harry, Lieutenant. Beyond the Barrier With Byrd : An Authentic Storyof the Byrd Antarctic Exploring Expeditions. With an Introduction by The E ditor. Chicago and New York : M. A. Donhue & Company, (1932). First Edition. Pp (8),ix-xvi,(2),19-253,(3), frontispiece + 15 plates. 8vo, green cloth,gilt lettering to front board and spine. Covers lightly spotted, penned gi ft inscription, else very good. 25.00

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