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161 CALLAGHAN, Morley Close to the Sun Again. First Edition in dustjacket, Signed
Macmillan of Canada, Toronto, 1977, ISBN:0770515746 1977 0770515746 / 9780770515744 
CALLAGHAN, Morley. Close to the Sun Again. Toronto : Macmillan of Canada, (1977). First Edition. Pp (6),1-169,(1). 8vo, black cloth, gilt lettering to spine.

Morley Edward Callaghan, CC OOnt FRSC (b. February 22, 1903, Toronto, Ontario - d. August 25, 1990, Toronto, Ontario).

"'Wherever he went in the world, and he had been in all his great corporation's outposts, Ira Groome was soon called 'The Commander'. Not that he ever mentioned his former naval rank, or his great record in the North Atlantic. People simply felt more comfortable with him and themselves calling him Commander, for in spite of thirty years in civilian life, he still carried with him all the war marks of a superior officer.'

To outside eyes, Ira Groome is a success. Yet when his alcoholic wife dies and his son rejects him, Ira Groome changes. He decides to leave Brazil, to come home to Toronto to accept the role of Police Commissioner and to find out -- what? All the time as he moves around the city or goes to the theatre, dinners, or parties with the social set, he seems to be searching for something, for some clue to his life. Finally, in a clinic for rich alcoholics, his mistress provides that clue when she yells at him 'Come back here, you bastard!' The effect on Groome is dramatic; a walled-off part of his mind has been exposed to the harsh light of day, and he is dazzled. . A few hours later, after his car leaves the road at high speed, Ira Groome lies at death's door in a hospital emergency ward.

And here the book's setting changes as we follow his thoughts back more than thirty years and a thousand miles to a corvette during the darkest days of the North Atlantic war. Two days out of Halifax, young Lieutenant Ira Groome's ship picks up three survivors from an earlier convoy: a merchant seaman, a beautiful society girl not long out of college, and a tough, brooding, dangerous man who turns out to be her bodyguard.

During the hazardous crossing, merchant ships are sunk, a U-boat brought to bay — and Ira Groome and the girl fall in love. Standing by the ship's rail, they share the stories of their past lives. He tells her of his love of poetry, and of his experience as a young archaeologist in the jungles of the Yucatan. She describes the gentle world of Smith College, and the fringes of publishing — and also tells of the boxing promoters who will smash a fighter's hands if he steps out of line, and the high-rolling mobsters who will go to great lengths to hunt down a dangerous witness, and his family. He learns, too, about the bizarre tie that binds tne girl and her bodyguard together in a love-hate relationship that proves to be stronger than death.

What happens aboard a raft on the cold Atlantic before Ira Groome's eyes is shocking and unforgettable—and leaves him with questions about the complexity of human emotions that he would rather not face. So, coolly and deliberately, he brings down the shutters of impersonality over his heart, becomes a career officer, a company man, a man ruled by the head, not the heart. Only as he lies on his deathbed does he realize that by taking that decision he was 'committing high treason against himself.'

Love and hate, war and peace, life and death - all of the great themes of literature—are the moving forces in this haunting story. Told in Morley Callaghan's distinctive style—so easy and flowing that it seems to be no style at all—this story of one man's seems life will move everyone who reads it." - from the dj.

Signed and inscribed by Callaghan on the half-title leaf. 40.00

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162 CAMERON, James M. Murray : The Martyred Admiral
Lancelot Press, Hantsport, 1981, ISBN:08889991456 
CAMERON, James M. Murray : The Martyred Admiral. Hantsport : Lancelot Press, (1981). Pp (3),4-343,(1) + 1-viii centre photo section. 8vo, white and blue card covers. Law 1501. On Leonard Warren Murray. Much on the Halifax V.E. Day riots, for which he was largely held responsible. Murray b.June 22, 1896 Granton, Pictou County; d. November 25, 1971, Buxton, England. Contents: Book I. Career. 1. Prologue; 2. The First War; 3. Between the Wars; 4. The Second War - Preparation; 5. The Second War - Command. Book II. The Disorders and Inquiry. 6. The Halifax - Dartmouth Disorders; 7. The Inquiry; 8. The Principal Witnesses; 9.The Mayor's Evidence; 10. The Admiral's Evidence; 11. The Admiral's Defence; 12. The Unsubmitted Defence; 13. Conclusions. Book III. Epilogue. 14. The Last Years. With appendices, source material and index. Name expunged from flyleaf, else very good. 15.00

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163 Canada - Defence). Defence of Canada Regulations (Consolidation) 1942
Edmond Cloutier, Printer to the King's Most Excellent Majesty, Ottawa , 1942, 
(Canada – Defence). Defence of Canada Regulations (Consolidation) 1942. Ottawa : Edmond Cloutier, Printer to the King's Most Excellent Majesty, 1942. Pp [1]-90,(2). 8vo, printed grey stapled card covers. Includes a section on“Ships and Aircraft” (pp 66-74), as follows : General control of shipping – Permission for ship or aircraft to leave port or place or Canadian waters– Transfer of ships registered in Canada – Aircraft – Issue of licences – Measures for safety of British ships registered in Canada – Control of tonnage – Deserters – Seamen required to have written pass when absent from their ships – Assisting deserters – Control of aviation. Spine browned, pennedname to front cover, else very good. 40.00

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164 Canada - Department of National Defence Defence 1973 / Défense 1973.
Department of National Defence, Ottawa , 1974, 
(Canada – Department of National Defence). Defence 1973 / Défense 1973. Ottawa : Department of National Defence, (1974). Pp [i]-vi,1-91,(3);[i]-vi,1-98. Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated card covers. There is a section in Englishon Maritime Command (pp. 35-40), and in French as Commandement maritime (p p. 35-40). Back-to-back bilingual texts (English and French). Spine browned, else very good. 17.50

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165 Canada - Department of National Defence Defence 1974 / Défense 1974.
Department of National Defence, 1975, 
(Canada - Department of National Defence). Defence 1974/ Défense 1974. Ottawa : 1975. Pp 88 + (94 in french). 8vo, yellow cardcovers. Of particular interest: Maritime Command pp.23-29. Vg. 17.50

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166 Canada - Department of National Defence Defence 1975 / Défense 1975.
Department of National Defence, Ottawa , 1976, 
(Canada – Department of National Defence). Defence 1975 / Défense 1975. Ottawa : Department of National Defence, (1976). Pp [i]-vi,1-98;[i]-vi,1-106. Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated card covers. There is a section in English onMaritime Command (pp. 19-29), and in French as Commandement maritime (pp. 19-30). Back-to-back bilingual texts (English and French). Very good. 14.00

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167 Canada - Department of National Defence Defence 1978 / Défense 1978.
Department of National Defence, Ottawa , 1979, ISBN:0660501341 
(Canada – Department of National Defence). Defence 1978 / Défense 1978. Ottawa : Department of National Defence, (1979). Pp [i]-vii,(1),1-140;[i]-vii,(1),1-151,(1). Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated card covers. There is a section in English on Maritime Command (pp. 37-47), and in French as Commandementmaritime (pp. 40-50). Back-to-back bilingual texts (English and French). C overs rubbed, surface tear to spine, name, else very good. 12.00

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168 Canada - Department of National Defence Defence 1986 / Défense 1986.
Department of National Defence, 1987, 
(Canada - Department of National Defence). Defence 1986/ Défense 1986.. Ottawa : 1987. Pp 124 + (130 in french). 8vo, cardcovers. Of particular interest: Maritime Command pp.19-28. Vg. 10.00

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169 Canada - Department of National Defence Defence 83 / Défense 83.
Department of National Defence, Ottawa , 1984, ISBN:0662527984 
(Canada – Department of National Defence). Defence 83 / Défense 83. Ottawa : Department of National Defence, (1984). Pp [i]-viii,1-120,(2);[i]-viii,1-129,(1). Illustrated. 4to, illustrated green card covers. There is a section in English on Maritime Command (pp. 24-35), and in French as Commandementmaritime (pp. 26-38). Back-to-back bilingual texts (English and French). V ery good. 12.00

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170 Canada - Department of National Defence Defence 84 / Défense 84.
Department of National Defence, Ottawa , 1985, ISBN:0662533216 
(Canada – Department of National Defence). Defence 84 / Défense 84. (Ottawa: Department of National Defence, 1985). Pp [i]-viii,1-137,(1);[i]-viii,1- 141,(1). Illustrated. 4to, illustrated blue card covers. There is a sectionin English on Maritime Command (pp. 29-40), and in French as Commandement maritime (pp. 29-40). Back-to-back bilingual texts (English and French). Creased, else very good. 12.00

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171 Canada - Department of National Defence) Defence 1979/ Défense 1979. ex-lib
Department of National Defence, 1979, 
(Canada - Department of National Defence). Defence 1979/ Défense 1979. Ottawa : Department of National Defence, 1979. Pp. 118 + 130pp. in French, wheninverted. Illustrated. 8vo, grey card covers. Of particular interest: Mari time Command pp. 31-42; Commandement maritime pp. 33-46.. Ex-library (pouchto inside of rear cover, inkstamp to title page, small crease to lower fro nt corner, light rubbing, else vg. 15.00

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172 Canada - Dept. of External Affairs) BRIDLE, Paul, ed. Documents on Relations between Canada and Newfoundland. Vol.1
Dept. of External Affairs, Ottawa, 1974, 
(Canada - Dept. of External Affairs). BRIDLE, Paul, (ed.). Documents on Relations between Canada and Newfoundland. Volume 1: 1935-1949. Defence, CivilAviation and Economic Affairs. (Ottawa) : Dept. of External Affairs, (1974 ). Pp (4),v-lxxiv,[1]-1446,(2),+ 26 pp. photo section + 2 fldg maps. 8vo, dark blue cloth. O'Dea 2156. A massive collection of documents with much on the military & naval role of Newfoundland in the Second World War. Gander, Torbay, Botwood, the Atlantic Ferry Service, Goose Bay, &c. Including one of the longest chapters we have ever seen. Chapters : Defence Relations (pp.1-1061); Civil Aviation (pp.1063-1183); Economic Affairs (pp.1185-1385). With appendices and index. Fine. Due to this volume's excess weight, extra shipping charges may be necessary to cover the cost of psotage on international orders. 110.00

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173 Canada - Dominion Bureau of Statistics) Canada Year Book 1914
J. de L. Tache, Ottawa, 1915, 
(Canada - Dominion Bureau of Statistics). The Canada Year Book 1914. Ottawa: J. de L. Tache, Printer to the King's Most Excellent Majesty, 1915. Pp ( 2),[iii]-xvi,[1]-698,+ coloured folding map + 8 plates. Text maps and illustrations. Index. 8vo, blue cloth with pressed borders, gilt lettering to front and spine. Of nautical interest: Part VI - Producton : Fisheries (pp 230-236); Part VIII - Transportation and Communication : Canals (pp 492-500);Shpping (pp 500-512). Edgeworn, else very good. 50.00

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174 Canada - National Defence Manpower in Canada's Armed Forces : First Report of the Sub-committee on National Defence of the Standing Senate Committee on Foreign Affairs, January1982
Minister of Supply and Services, Ottawa, 1982, ISBN:066251761X 
(Canada – National Defence). Manpower in Canada's Armed Forces : First Report of the Sub-committee on National Defence of the Standing Senate Committee on Foreign Affairs, January 1982. [Ottawa] : (Minister of Supply and Services), 1982. Pp [i]-xvi,1-48,(2);[i]-xvi,1-46.. 8vo, red and yellow printedcard covers. Maritime Command (pp. 24-26). Bilingual - French and English texts back to back. Very good. 20.00

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175 Canada - Navy Leadmark : Navy's Strategy for 2020 : A Summary.
Directorate of Maritime Strategy, Ottawa , 2001, ISBN:0662659775 
(Canada – Navy). Leadmark : The Navy's Strategy for 2020 : A Summary. Ottawa : Directorate of Maritime Strategy, 2001. Pp. (3),4-48,(3),4-48. French and English back-to-back. Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated white card covers. Very good. 12.50

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176 Canada - Navy Leadmark : Navy's Strategy for 2020.
Directorate of Maritime Strategy, Ottawa , 2001, ISBN:0662309340 
(Canada – Navy). Leadmark : The Navy's Strategy for 2020. Ottawa : Directorate of Maritime Strategy, 2001. Pp [i]-xiii,(1),[1]-176,(50, appendices). Illustrated. Maps. 8vo, illustrated white card covers. Near-fine. 15.00

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177 Canada - Royal Canadian Navy) Canadian Navy List for Apr., 1965, corrected to 1 Apr., 1965.
Queen's Printer, Ottawa, 1965, 
(Canada - Royal Canadian Navy). Canadian Navy List for Apr., 1965, corrected to 1 Apr., 1965. Ottawa : Queen's Printer, 1965. Pp. [~280], unpaginated,various colours of paper used. 8vo, blue printed card covers, blue cloth s pine. Compiled and published every six months, the Navy List contains the names of Ships, Establishments and Officers of the Fleet active at that time. Name to front, cracked between pp.2-36 and 2-37. 25.00

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178 Canada - Wartime Information Board Canada at War. No. 34 : Special Pictorial Edition.
Edmond Cloutier, Ottawa, 1944, 
(Wartime Information Board). Canada at War. No. 34 : Special Pictorial Edition. Issued by Wartime Information Board in March, 1944. Ottawa : Edmond Cloutier, 1944. Pp [1]-79,(1) including covers. 8vo, illustrated brown stapled wrappers. Includes a section on “The Navy” (pp 11-20). Spine browned, else very good. 15.00

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179 Canada) Canada's Maritime Defence : Report of the Sub-Committee on National Defenceof the Standing Senate Committee on Foreign Affairs, May 1983
Senate, Ottawa, 1983, ISBN:0662525000 
(Canada). Canada's Maritime Defence : Report of the Sub-Committee on National Defence of the Standing Senate Committee on Foreign Affairs, May 1983. (Ottawa : The Senate, 1983). Pp 129 + 142. English and French texts back-to-back. 8vo, yellow and blue card covers. Contents: 1. The current strategic context: Defence needs and politics -- The Soviet threat -- The east-west naval balance -- Growth of the Soviet navy -- Soviet civilian fleets -- Canadian responses; 2. The technological context: Changed technology -- Sub-surface warfare: Detection -- Sub-surface warfare: Destruction -- Surface warfare -- Air warfare; 3. The lessons of the Falklands: The significance of the war -- The impact of submarines -- The impact of missiles -- The role of aircraft and air defence -- Ship design -- Support systems and arrangements-- Other lessons of the Falklands; 4. The purpose of maritime forces: Defe nce commitments -- Priorities in 1971 -- Current tasks of MARCOM -- MARCOM's ability to carry out its present tasks -- Needed revisions to maritime defence requirements; 5. Equipment requirements: Types of maritime threats toCanada -- Appropriate Canadian responses -- Force levels and fleet mix -- Weapons, sensors and communications systems -- The special case of the Arctic -- The current equipment situation -- Prospect for the future -- Planning for the future -- A Model Fleet -- Equipment recommendations -- A note ofcaution; 6. Procurement: The procurement process -- Procurement policy -- Needed changes; 7. Command structure and personnel: Command structure -- Personnel implications of the sub-committee's suggested fleet -- Current personnel concerns -- Representation -- Service identification -- Sea cadets; 8. The naval reserves: Overview -- The tasks of the Naval Reserve -- The personnel situation -- The training situation -- The Supplementary Reserve -- Possible solutions -- Cost of an increased Naval Reserve -- Creation of a Standing Reserve -- Final comments on the Naval Reserve; 9. The mobilizationof non-military resources: The importance of non-military resources -- Mil itary augmentation, reinforcement and mobilization -- Mobilization of civilresources -- Co-ordination of government fleets -- The Arctic -- Crewing - - Search and rescue -- Strategic materials. With appendices. Very good. 20.00

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180 Canadian Authors' Association-Toronto Branch] ROBERTS, Charles G.D., foreword. BRUCE, Charles. PRATT, E.J. Voices of Victory : Representative Poetry of Canada in War-time.. First Edition in dustjacket
Macmillan of Canada, Toronto, 1941, 
[Canadian Authors' Association - Toronto Branch]. Voices of Victory : Representative Poetry of Canada in War-time. Toronto : Macmillan of Canada, 1941. First Edition. Pp 97, frontispiece. 8vo, blue cloth. Watters p.35. Foreword by Charles G.D. Roberts. Includes Charles Bruce, E.J. Pratt, &c. Slight rubbing abd sunning to top and bottom of cloth, else very good in torn dj. 35.00

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