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101 BOND, Larry Dangerous Ground. First Edition in dustjacket.
Forge, New York, 2005, ISBN:076530788x 
BOND, Larry. Dangerous Ground. New York: Forge, (2005). First Printing. Pp.(12),[13]-336. Map. 8vo, blue cloth with metallic lettering to spine. "The USS Memphis, a dilapidated submarine that that should have been mothballed decades ago, has been given one last mission by the newly elected presiden t. The task: To sneak illegally into Russia's coastal waters and recon the leaking nuclear fuel containers hidden on the floor of the Arctic Ocean. More than just an environmental nightmare, this radioactive burial ground houses enough nuclear capability to destroy most of America's major cities. The Memphis's commander, Lowell Hardy, had been looking forward to flag rank and pleasant duty upon the sub's decommissioning. Now he is trapped in an inconceivably dangerous and illegal mission which could easily end his career, if not his life and the lives of his crew. But it's the crew who feel Hardy's tension as he tyrannizes everyone on board to ensure they'll be readyfor anything: Jerry Mitchell: a former naval pilot with political connecti ons, he is a novice submariner, unprepared for his demanding job as a weapons officer. Central to the Memphis's mission, Mitchell may be its greatest liability . . . Or its ultimate salvation. Dr. Joanna Patterson: The seniorcivilian scientist, appointed by and reporting to the president, she is a world-class expert on nuclear fuel contamination--and every bit as demanding as Hardy. Patterson and her partner, Dr. Emily Davis, soon find themselves battling flaring tempers, faulty machinery, lethal radioactivity, and theraging arctic seas. The submariners: Seething with rage at their Captain B ligh-like commander and the equally domineering Joanna Patterson, they are also at war with Jerry Mitchell, and one another. Like the captain, they feel they deserve better, not this antiquated relic, not this hostile scientist, not this novice weapons officer, and definitely not this disastrously dangerous mission. Nor is the mission what it seems. Lurking beneath the frigid, black, radioactive waters is a secret far more deadly than anything naval command could imagine--a secret so menacing the Russian Fleet is hell-bent on destroying the Memphis and all who sail in her." front dj flap. Remainder dot on top-edge, else very good in unclipped dustjacket. 20.00

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102 BORDEN, Robert Laird, Sir Reprint of Articles Dealing with Russian Trade : Preliminary Report 1916
Government Printing Bureau, Ottawa , 1916, 
BORDEN, Robert Laird, Sir. Reprint of Articles Dealing with Russian Trade :Preliminary Report. Published by Authority of Sir George E. Foster, K.C.M. G., M.P., Minister of Trade and Commerce. Ottawa : Government Printing Bureau, 1916. Pp (4),5-97,(1) n. Tables throughout. Several maps in the text. 8vo, yellow cardcovers, side-stapled binding, plain spine. Supplement to Weekly Bulletin of the Department of Trade and Commerce. Conradin Frederick Just, (b. 1856, as Friedrich Konradin Just) , then Canadian Special Trade Commissioner and previously on Charles Tupper's staff at the High Commision inLondon.. "The great interest manifested by Canadian manufacturers and men of business in the prospects for trade with Russia has suggested the reproduction in a form convenient for reference of the various contributions on the subject of Russian trade which have appeared from time to time in the Weekly Bulletin. The information given has been revised and rearranged and fresh material has been added with a view to facilitating the study of the requirements and capabilities of the Russian market for Canadian products. Anendeavour has been made to outline the special conditions under which trad e is conducted and the steps which should be taken to meet and overcome those conditions. Important changes of detail may be expected to occur both before and after the close of the present war, but it is hoped that the data provided by this supplement will be of assistance to Canadian producers in a position to consider trade with Russia. An intelligent study of the fundamental matters relating to Russian trade is to be recommended." - the Introduction. Contents: I. General Survey; II. Petrograd and North Russia (with map); III. Moscow and Central Russia (with map); IV. Odessa and South Russia (Kieff, Kharkov, Rostov-on-Don) (with map); V. The Caucasus (with map); VI. Siberia — General Survey; VII. Western Siberia (Omsk) (with map); VIII. Eastern Siberia (Vladivostok) (with map); IX. Trade Methods of Competing Countries; X. Appendices: (a) Russian Market for Hardware Specialties; (b) Machine Tools, Saw-milling Machinery, Saws; (c) Binder twine; (d) Russian Imports from Germany; (e) Russian Weights and Measures; (/) Trade Statistics, etc; Commercial Intelligence Service; Enlarged Canadian Trade Intelligence;Publications of the Department of Trade and Commerce Corners of first page clipped (not affecting text), some light toning, a couple of faint stains to covers, some staple rust, else very good. Uncommon. 75.00

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103 BORNEMAN, Walter R. Alaska : Saga of a Bold Land : From Russian Fur Traders to the Gold Rush, Extraordinary Railroads, World War II, the Oil Boom, and the Fight over the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge
Perennial, New York, 2004, 
BORNEMAN, Walter R. Alaska : Saga of a Bold Land [cover adds: From Russian Fur Traders to the Gold Rush, Extraordinary Railroads, World War II, the Oil Boom, and the Fight over the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge]. (New York): Perennial, (2004). First Paperback Printing. Pp (14),[xi]-xx,(4),3-608,( 6). Maps in text. 8vo, photo-illustrated paperback. "The history of Alaska is filled with stories of new land and new riches - and ever present are new people with competing views over how the valuable resources should be used: Russians exploiting a fur empire; explorers checking rival advances; prospectors stampeding to the clarion call of 'Gold!'; soldiers battling out adecisive chapter in world war; oil wildcatters looking for a different kin d of mineral wealth; and always at the core of these disputes is the question of how the land is to be used and by whom. While some want Alaska to remain static, others are in the vanguard of change. Alaska: Saga of a Bold Land shows that there are no easy answers on either side and that Alaska willalways be crossing the next frontier." - rear cover. Very good. 12.50

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104 BOTCHKAREVA, Maria LEVINE, Isaac Don Yashka : My Life as Peasant, Officer and Exile. First Edition
Frederick A. Stokes Company Publishers, New York, 1919, 
BOTCHKAREVA, Maria. Yashka : My Life as Peasant, Officer and Exile. As set down by Isaac Don Levine. New York : Frederick A. Stokes Company Publishers, (1919). First Edition. Pp (6),vii-xii,(2),3-340, + frontispiece (with tissue guard). 8vo, red cloth, gilt lettering to front board and spine, pictorial onlay (portrait of Maria Botchkareva) to front board. Maria Leontievna Bochkareva (1889–1920) was a Russian woman who fought in World War I and formed the Women's Battalion of Death. Contents : Part One— Youth. Introduction. I. My Childhood of Toil. II. Married at Fifteen. III. A Little Happiness. IV. Snared by a Libertine Governor. V. Escape from Exile and Yasha. PartTwo— War. VI. I Enlist by the Grace of the Tsar. VII. Introduced to No Man 's Land. VIII. Wounded and Paralyzed. IX. Eight Hours in German Hands. PartThree— Revolution. X. The Revolution at the Front. XI. I Organize the Batt alion of Death. XII. My Fight Against Committee Rule. XIII. The Battalion at the Front. XIV. An Errand from Kerensky to Kornilov. XV. The Army Becomesa Savage Mob. Part Four— Terror. XVI. Bolshevism on Top. XVII. Facing Leni nb and Trotzky. XVIII. Caught in a Bolshevik Death-Trap. XIX. Saved by a Miracle. XX. Bearing a Message from My People. Slightly cocked, spine sunned,light wear, else very good. 40.00

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105 BOUCHIER, Cecil Boy, Air Vice-Marshal Sir. BRITTON, Dorothy, Lady Bouchier, ed.). Spitfires in Japan : From Farnborough to the Far East : A Memoir. in dustjacket.
Global Oriental, Folkestone, Kent, 2005, ISBN:1901903443 
BOUCHIER, Cecil Boy, Sir. Spitfires in Japan : From Farnborough to the Far East : A Memoir by Air Vice-Marshal Sir Cecil "Boy" Bouchier. Edited by Dorothy Britton (Lady Bouchier). (Folkestone, Kent): Glbal Oriental, (2005). First Printing. Pp. (6),[vii]-xiv,[1]-358,(12), + 16 p. of black and white plates. Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. "'Boy' Bouchier, as he was known, who died in 1979, was both a remarkable 'soldier'ssoldier' and a 'diplomat's diplomat', combining battlefield courage and en durance with great leadership skills and a keen understanding of human nature." - from the dustjacket. Contents: 1. Southsea -- 1902; 2. Making One's Way in the World; 3. Articled Pupil; 4. The King's Shilling; 5. Soldiering in Egypt; 6. Palestine; 7. Wings; 8. Flying Instructor; 9. Torpedoed; 10. Roses in Picardy; 11. Fools Rush In; 12. Left Holding the Baby; 13. Retreat from Russia; 14. The Call of the East; 15. Test Pilot, Farnborough; 16. No.41 Fighter Squadron; 17. Test Pilot, Aboukir; 18. RAF Staff College; 19. I ndia; 20. Birth of the Royal Indian Air Force; 21. No. 54 Fighter Squadron;22. No. 11 Fighter Group; 23. Hornchurch -- 1940; 24. The Battle of Britai n; 25. A King's Favour; 26. The Leigh-Mallory/Park Controversy; 27. I return to 11 Group; 28. Air Ministry; 29. SASO 11 Fighter Group; 30. Normandy; 31. Acting AOC 11 Group; 32. AOC 221 Fighter Group, Burma; 33. Japan -- the Occupant; 34. A Touch of Retirement; 35. MacArthur and the Korean War; 36. "I Like Bouchier's Stuff" -- A Day with Winston Churchill; 37. St Clement Danes. Very good in dustjacket. 50.00

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106 BOWLT, John E., and Rose-Carol Washton LONG (introduced and edited) KANDINSKY, Vasilii LONG, Rose-Carol Washton ORP Russian Biography Series, No. 4 Life of Vasilii Kandinsky in Russian Art : A Study of On the Spiritual in Art. First Edition in dustjacket
Oriental Research Partners, Newtonville, Mass., 1980, ISBN:0892501316 
BOWLT, John E., and Rose-Carol Washton LONG (introduced and edited). The Life of Vasilii Kandinsky in Russian Art : A Study of On the Spiritual in Art. Edited by John E. Bowlt and Rose-Carol Washton Long and translated by John Bowlt. Newtonville, Mass.: Oriental Research Partners, 1980. First Edition. Pp (6),vii-x,[1]-158. Illustrated. Index. 8vo, black cloth, silver lettering to spine. ORP Russian Biography Series, No. 4. "This study of Kandinsky and his life in Russian art, is the firct of its kind in English. Particularly important is the translation from the Russian version of Kandinsky's art manifesto which was to influence strongly future generations of painters." (from the dj). Contents : Editors' Preface; John E. Bowlt, "Vasilii Kandinsky: The Russian Connection"; Rose-Carol Washton Long, "Kandinsky's Vision"; Vasiiii Kandinsky., On the Spiritual in Art (Painting); Kandinsky's Notes to On the Spiritual in Art; Kandinsky's Tables to On the Spiritual in Art; Editors' Notes to On the Spiritual in Art; Bibliography; Chronology. Very good in dustjacket. 65.00

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107 BRADLEY, John F.N. Civil War in Russia, 1917-1920. First Edition in dustjacket.
B.T. Batsford, Ltd., London, 1975, ISBN:0713430141 
BRADLEY, J. [John] F.N. Civil War in Russia, 1917-1920. London and Sydney :B.T. Batsford Ltd, (1975). First Printing. Pp. (6),[7]-197,(3). 8vo, black cloth with gilt lettering to spine. "For Russia the road from the Bolshevi k uprising against the Provisional Government to the establishment of the USSR proper was a hard one to travel. Not only was there the Red-White civilwar but preceding it and running parallel to some of its phases was extens ive Western diplomatic activity, as well as the military presence of the Czech Legion and the Japanese, plus partisans on both sides. In this widely researched account Dr Bradley has disentangled the political, military and diplomatic skeins on both sides, so that diplomatic activity between London,Paris and Berlin complements that between those capitals and Russia itself . A significant part of the book is the record of Lenin and Trotsky. The work is based on three important new sources of documentation: the Trotsky archive, together with other Bolshevik papers (notably the Smolensk archive);personal documents of the White leaders -- in particular the correspondenc e of Generals Wrangel and Deniken and the latter's diaries; most important of all, the declassified Western archives -- particularly those of France, Great Britain, Italy and the United States, backed up by those of Germany and Austria. For the first time it is thus possible to check conflicting Redand White versions of the Civil War against a third set of records. The re sult is a book of remarkable lucidity, which has a considerable bearing on the history of the First World War and on Great Power diplomatic activity of the period but above all on the foundation of the USSR." - from the dustjacket. Contents: 1. Bolshevik Uprising; 2. Interlude, 1917-1918; 3. Allied Intervention; 4. Civil War in Siberia; 5. Civil War in South Russia; 6. Civil War in North Western Russia; 7. Red and White Civil War. With select bibliography and index. Sparse pencilled marginalia, light spotting to edges, else very good in nicked, unclipped dustjacket. 40.00

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108 BRADLEY, Joseph. Guns for the Tsar : American Technology and the Small Arms Industry in Nineteenth-Century Russia. First Edition in dustjacket.
Northern Illinois University Press, DeKalb, IL, 1990, ISBN:0875801544 
BRADLEY, Joseph. Guns for the Tsar : American Technology and the Small ArmsIndustry in Nineteenth-Century Russia. DeKalb, Illinois : Northern Illinoi s University Press, 1990. First Printing. Pp. (9),x-xi,(1),[1]-274,(2), + 16 p. of black and white plates. 8vo, blue cloth with silver lettering to spine. "Defeat in the Crmiean War created in nineteenth-century Russia a sense of urgency about military effectiveness. Virtually self-sufficient in theproduction of military arms prior to the Crimean War, Russia found that it s domestic small arms industry had become technologically stagnant even while other world powers were fostering advances in weaponry. As Russia responded to the need for change in this age of rapid inovation, it faced the resistance to modernization that would keep the country underdeveloped in armsproduction for many decades. In concentrating efforts on a massive program to modernize its small arms weaponry, Russia turned to the United States, the industrial leader in manufacturing small arms and the source of major advances in weapons design and production. In one of the msot important transfers of arms technology in the nineteenth century, Samuel Colt and other American weapons manufacturers supplied Russia with modern machinery, machine tools, production techniques, and even skilled workers. Practical use of the technology by the Russian infantry, however, caused turmoil within the ranks as military leaders struggled to adapt tactics and personnel to meet the demands of the new weapons. In this highly original study, Bradley investigates Russia's adoption of small arms technology in the context of labor-management relations, the culture of production, and the reorganization ofwork procedures in industry. In the process, he examines the influence of these weapons on late imperial Russia's military, industrial, and social development. His analysis of Russia's absorption gap in the nineteenth-century transfer of small arms technology draws interesting parallels with present patterns of Soviet industry and society." - from the dustjacket. Very good in dustjacket. 40.00

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109 BRANDT, Conrad. Russian Research Center Studies, 31). Stalin's Failure in China, 1924-1927. First Edition, Hardcover in dustjacket
Harvard University Press, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1958, 
BRANDT, Conrad. Stalin's Failure in China, 1924-1927. Cambridge, Massachusetts : Harvard University Press, 1958. First Printing. Pp. (6),[vii]-xv,(5),[1]-226,(2). 8vo, blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Russian ResearchCenter Studies, number 31. "This book sheds light on one of the most obscu re and important periods in modern history, the Chinese Revolution of the 1920's. It describes the first Soviet plunge into China, the first attempt to make China a communist province. After initial successes, this attempt ended in failure. Why? The author shows how Chiang Kai-shek, the leader of the Chinese Nationalists, outmaneuvered the master maneuverer Stalin; how Stalin's Marxist assumptions distorted his image of China; how bad intelligence and rivalries among his agents upset Stalin's schedule of conquest. We see how Stalin's China policy became rigid and unrealistic by becoming, in the course of his struggle with Trotsky, a domestic political issue. One of the merits of this book is that it illustrates how a debate about fine points of dogma can affect the lives of millions of people, themselves unaware of dogma. The author examines Trotsky's case in the debate with the help of the Trotsky Archives, which have not been previously used in a study of theChinese revolution. He finds that contrary to widespread belief, Trotsky's prophecies about China were either as false as Stalin's or, at best, only short-range predictions. He concludes that Trotsky and Stalin, in this instance as in others, thought much more alike than they could ever admit." - from the dustjacket. Contents: 1. Lenin and Asian Nationalism: Sources of anAlliance; 2. The COMINTERN and Sun Yat-Sen: Preliminaries of an Alliance; 3. The Communists in the Kuomintang: An Alliance in Operation; 4. The Communists in the Kuomintang: To Whom the Hegemony?; 5. A Defeat Out of Victory and a Devil Out of the Machine; 6. Aftermath and Retrospect. With bibliography and index. Very good in nicked, unclipped dustjacket. 45.00

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110 BRASOL, Boris, (comp.). Reign of Emperor Nicholas II 1894-1917 In Facts and Figures : A Reply to the Slanderers of Imperial Russia and the Martyred Czar Nicholas II.
Russian Imperial Union-Order, Bridgeport, CT, 1975, 
BRASOL, Boris (comp.). The Reign of Emperor Nicholas II 1894-1917 In Facts and Figures : A Reply to the Slanderers of Imperial Russia and the MartyredCzar Nicholas II. (Bridgeport, Conn. : Russian Imperial Union-Order, 1975) . Second and Revised Edition. Pp [1]-[20] including covers, with bibliography sheet laid in. 8vo, white stapled self-wraps. Contents : Tsar-Martyr Nicholas II (by Archbishop John Maximovitch). Introduction. I. Demography and Finances. II. Industry and Economy. III. Agriculture. IV. Railroads. V. Labor Legislation. VI. Public Education. VII. Land Problem. VIII. Conclusion. Tsar-Martyr Nicholas II 1868-1918. Very good. 25.00

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111 BRAUND, David Georgia in Antiquity : A History of Colchis and Transcaucasian Iberia, 550 BC - AD 562. First Edition in dustjacket.
Clarendon Press, Oxford, 1994, ISBN:0198144733 
BRAUND, David. Georgia in Antiquity : A History of Colchis and Transcaucasian Iberia, 550 BC - AD 562. Oxford: Clarendon Press, (1994). First Printing. Pp. (8),[vii]-xvii,(1),[1]-359,(5). Illustrated in black and white. 8vo, navy blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. "This is the first full history of ancient Georgia ever to be written outside Georgia itself. It is alsoan introduction to the substantial archaeological work that has been carri ed out in Georgia in recent decades. The principal purpose of this book is to open up ancient Georgia for the world of scholarship at large. It is notonly the history of a neglected region, but also a sustained attempt to in form topics and issues that are more familiar to historians of antiquity: the myths of the periphery, particularly of Medea and the Golden Fleece; theCaucasus mountains and their passes; Greek colonization; the Persian, Athe nian, and Seleucid empires; Pompey's conquest of Mithridates' empire; the development of the Roman frontier in the eastern Black Sea region; Roman diplomacy in Iberia; the Christianization of Iberia; and Sassanian ambitions in Transcaucasia and Byzantine warfare there." - from the dustjacket. Contents: 1. Imagining Georgia in Antiquity; 2. The Geography and Economy of Ancient Georgia; 3. Archaic Georgia: The Arrival of Greeks in Colchis (plus, The Early Coinage of Colchis); 4. Achaemenids and Seleucids in Georgia; 5. Mithridates, Pompey, and the Emergence of Iberia; 6. Colchis under the Principate; 7. Iberia under the Principate; 8. Between Romans and Sassanians: TheThird and Fourth Centuries; 9. War in Lazica: The Fifth and Sixth Centurie s. Very good in dustjacket. 50.00

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112 BRAYNARD, Frank O. S.S. Savannah : The Elegant Steam Ship. First Edition in dustjacket
University of Georgia Press, Athens, Georgia , 1963, 
BRAYNARD, Frank O. S.S. Savannah : The Elegant Steam Ship. Athens : University of Georgia Press, (1963). First Edition. Pp (6),vii-xii,1-249,(3) + 24 pages of illustrations. 8vo, blue cloth, glt lettering to spine. "This is the story of a ship and her pioneer master, Moses Rogers, who had the revolutionary idea of making the first trans-Atlantic voyage in a steam-propelledvessel. [...] The momentous voyage began in Savannah, Georgia, in 1819, an d took the courageous crew to England (where the Royal Navy thought the steaming vessel was on fire and pursued her, vainly), to Stockholm (where the King of Sweden tried to buy her), and to Russia (where the Captain and his gallant ship captivated the Tsar himself)." - from the dj. Chapters: 1. Moses Rogers 2. Savannah Signposts; 3. A Laudable and Meritorious Experiment; 4. The Savannah Takes Form; 5. The Engine; 6. Most Tidy and Brilliant; 7. Sea Legs; 8. Chasing a President [President James Monroe]; 9. Great Experiment; 10. A Signal Trophy of American Enterprise; 11. Impayable Gratification12. At St. Petersburg [Russia]; 13. From Neva to Potomac; 14. A Sailing Sh ip; 15. Epilogue. With notes, bibliography and index. Some marking to margins, a few marginal smudges, else very good in un-clipped dustjacket. 45.00

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113 BREITHAUPT, Katherine Rodomar. Nothing by Half.
Bramaco, Toronto, 1978, 
BREITHAUPT, Katherine Rodomar. Nothing by Half. Toronto : Bramaco, 1978. Pp(14),1-181,(3),+ 2 pp plates. Illustrated Endpapers. 8vo, black cloth, sil ver lettering to front board and spine. A biography of Oleg Vladimirovitch Rodomar Vukotich 1900-1922. Compiled and edited by Katherine Rodomar Breithaupt. George Parkin Grant (1918-1988) was a Canadian philosopher, teacher and political commentator, whose popular appeal peaked in the late 1960s and1970s. He is best known for his nationalism, political conservatism, comme nts 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 edgeworn dustjacket. With signed inscription from the author to George P. Grant. 35.00

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114 BRENTON, Edward Pelham. Naval History of Great Britain From the Year 1783 to 1836. A New and Greatly Improved Edition. Illustrated with portraits, plans, etc.
Henry Colburn, London, 1837, 
BRENTON, Edward Pelham. The Naval History of Great Britain From the Year MDCCLXXXIII to MDCCCXXXVI. A New and Greatly Improved Edition. Illustrated with portraits, plans, etc. In Two Volumes. Vol. I. London : Henry Colburn, 1837. Pp [iii]-xxiv,[3]-640,+ frontis + 8 leaves of plates + 1 folding plan + errata slip tipped-in at rear. 8vo, full black leather, gilt borders, alledges marbled. A revised edition of this work originally published in 1823 by the distinguished naval historian and biographer of St. Vincent. Brento n himself served in the Royal Navy, reaching the rank of post-captain, and was the brother of Admiral Sir Jahleel Brenton, American-born loyalist who served in the Swedish navy against Russia and was wrecked and taken prisoner in France during the Napoleonic Wars. Brenton writes of the immortals of British naval history as of peers, and often his information comes first hand or at least from intimates of those who were there. While mindful of thegreat tradition of naval historiography, he is unfailingly severe with wri ters who, through lack of technical knowledge or sheer sloppiness, allow inaccuracies to enter th eir accounts. This new edition clearly minimizes such failings as may exist in his own work. Louis H. Roddis (1886-1969), M.D. and Captain, Medical Corps, U.S. Navy, is the author of various books on the history of nautical medicine. Lacking spine, both boards very worn and detached, with remnants of scotch tape, ffep chipped and detached, occasionalfoxing, overall a poor, reading copy of a scarce title. Ex-libris Louis H. Roddis, USN (bookplate and signature). As is. Vol. I only for 60,00

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115 BRETT, Bernard Modern Sea Power. in dj.
Viscount Books, 1986, 
BRETT, Bernard. Modern Sea Power. (L): Viscount Books, (1986). Pp 256. 4to, ill. boards. A well illustrated account of the evolution of the instruments of sea power in the twentieth century: from the predominance of the battleship, to the aircraft carrier, to the nuclear submarine. With a chapter on the continuing role of merchant shipping. Vg in rubbed dj. 30.00

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116 BREYER, Siegfried POLMAR, Norman Guide to the Soviet Navy. Second Edition
Naval Institute, 1977, 
BREYER, Siegfried and Norman POLMAR. Guide to the Soviet Navy. Annapolis, MD : Naval Institute Press, (1977). Second Edition. Pp (6),vii-x,(2),[3]-610,(4). Illustrated throughout with drawings and b&w photos. Oblong 8vo, maroon cloth, grey lettering to spine. Myron Smith, The Soviet Navy, 1941-1978 : A Guide to Sources in English 267; Papadakis and Glassner, International Law of the Sea and Marine Affairs: A Bibliography : Supplement to the 1980 edition 8504. Ex library, binding shaky. 10.00

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117 BRIDGES, R.C DUKES, P. HARGREAVES, J.D. SCOTT, W. Nations & Empires: Documents on the History of Europe and on its Relations with the World since 1648. in dj.
Macmillan, 1969, 
BRIDGES, R.C. P. DUKES, J.D. HARGREAVES and W. SCOTT, eds. Nations & Empires : Documents on the History of Europe and on its Relations with the World since 1648. L: Macmillan, (1969). Pp 336. 8vo, red cloth. Edges specked, a bit musty, else vg in rubbed, price-clipped dj. 35.00

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118 BRINKLEY, George A. Volunteer Army and Allied Intervention in South Russia, 1917-1921 : A Studyin the Politics and Diplomacy of the Russian Civil War. First Edition in d ustjacket
University of Notre Dame Press, Notre Dame, Indiana, 1966, 
BRINKLEY, George A. The Volunteer Army and Allied Intervention in South Russia, 1917-1921 : A Study in the Politics and Diplomacy of the Russian CivilWar. (Notre Dame, Indiana) : University of Notre Dame Press, 1966. First E dition. Pp (8_,ix-xvii,(3),3-446. Map. Index,. 8vo, red cloth, black lettering to front board and spine, top edge dyed red. "The Russian Civil War andthe accompanying allied intervention from 1917- 1921 have long been recogn ized as major events in the great upheaval unleashed by World War I. Yet today, almost halt a centurv after these events, they remain less than fully analyzed or even chronicled. Dr. Brinkley's book, the first extensive studvin its field in over 30 years, fills this gap in historical literature by focusing attention on the activities of strong anti- Bolshevik forces in South Russia and their relations with non-Russian border countries and the Allies. The Volunteer Army demonstrates why the anti-Bolshevik revolt in South Russia and the resultant Allied intervention were both doomed to failure.It dissects the movements, policies, and reasons behind Allied interventio n, which was initially a continuation of the Allied war against Germany. Too exhausted to commit themselves to all-out military cooperation and unready to attempt top-level peace negotiations, the Allies folowed a vacillatingpolicy of intervention. The revolumary ideal, its perspective narrowed by private interests, political naivete, and Allied misunderstandings, missed universality by lack of appeal. The great adventure became a tragedy of errors." (from the dj). Contents : Part I - Russia and the World War. 1. The Disintegration of Russia. 2. The Impact of German Occupation. Part II - Allied Intervention in South Russia. 3. The Post-War Intervention. 4. The French and the Volunteers in Odessa. 5. Britain as a Buffer. Part III - The Riseand Fall of the Volunteer Army. 6. Denikin's Military and Political Strate gies. 7. Retreat and tho End of Allied Aid. 8. T he Crimean Epilogue. 9. Post Mortem. Very good in rubbed and nicked, spine-sunned, unclipped dustjacket. 35.00

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119 BROMKE, Adam ANDROPOV, Yuri) Behind the Headlines: The Andropov Succession: East-West Relations in the 1980s
Canadian Institute of International Affairs, 1983, 
BROMKE, Adam. Behind the Headlines: The Andropov Succession: East-West Relations in the 1980s. (Canadian Institute of International Affairs), (1983). Pp. 1-28. Blue card covers, stapled. Introduced as: "With the ascension of Yuri V. Andropov to power in the Kremlin a new chapter began in East-West relations. Whether it will be marked by a decrease or an increase in international tensions is as yet unknown. But each succession in the Kremlin has brought about important cahnges in the USSR. Each leader from Lenin to Brezhnev has put his personal stamp on Soviet foreign policy and it is to be expected that that Andropov will do the same." Front cover slightly bent, otherwise vg. 15.00

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120 BRONTMAN, L. SCHMIDT, O. J. (ed., & foreword) On the Top of the World
Victor Gollancz,, 1938, 
BRONTMAN, L. On the Top of the World : The Soviet Expedition to the North Pole 1937. Edited and with a foreword by Academician O. J. Schmidt, Hero of the Soviet Union. L.: Victor Gollancz, 1938. First English Edition. Pp 287,including [24] pp of plates, and [1] folding map to rear. 8vo, black cloth , gilt to spine. Arctic Bibliography 2241. This purpose of this Russian expedition was to establish a scientific station on an ice-floe near the Pole.This was an opportunity for the Soviets to test their aircraft, men and eq uipment as they established themselves in the world's most northerly point.The book itself is an account of the trip, the preparation and support for the creation of the camp, and the day to day lives of the team members as they went about their duties. Cocked, edgeworn, extremities bumped, upper board splayed, previous name, ow vg. 25.00

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