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161 HEIDEGGER, Martin. Questions II : Qu'est-ce que la phiosophie? Hegel et les Grecs. La thèse deKant sur l'etre. La doctrine de Platon sur la vérité. Ce qu'est et comment se détermine la physis. Traduit de l'Allemand
NRF / Gallimard,, Paris, 1970, 
HEIDEGGER, Martin. Questions II : Qu'est-ce que la phiosophie? Hegel et lesGrecs. La thèse de Kant sur l'etre. La doctrine de Platon sur la vérité. C e qu'est et comment se détermine la physis. Traduit de l'Allemand par Kostas Axelos, Jean Beaufret, Dominique Janicaud, Lucien Braun, Michel Haar, André Préau, François Fédier. (Paris) : nrf / Gallimard, (1970). Pp [1]-276,(4). Small 8vo, white card covers, French flaps, lettered in red and black. Dans la collection Classiques de la philosophie. Text in French. Martin Heidegger (1889–1976) was an influential German philosopher. 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 knownfor his nationalism, political conservatism, comments on technology, pacif ism, 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). Covers lightly browned, spine creased, else very good. Ex-libris George P. Grant(without indication, but acquired from his estate). 25.00

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162 HERMAN, Gabriel Ritualised Friendship and the Greek City. 1st pr hardcover in dj.
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge , 1987, ISBN:0521325412 
HERMAN, Gabriel. Ritualised Friendship and the Greek City. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, (1987). First Printing. Pp (6),vii-xiii,(1),1-212,(2). Illustrated. 8vo, red cloth. "In this book, Gabriel Herman offers a new interpretation of Greek xenia, a term traditionally rendered as ‘guest-friendship’. Drawing on contemporary literary sources and inscriptions as well as anthropology, sociology, and comparative evidence from other times, he shows that xenia was a bond of fictitious kinship akin to godparenthood, rather than a tie of hospitality or ordinary ‘friendship’. Starting off from this proposition, he develops a dynamic model of the formation of elite relationships and values. [...] He explores the concepts of obligation and loyalty, gift and bribe, treason and patriotism, and places the Greek city within a new context of power relations. This book, which assumes no knowledge of Greek, will be of interest to students and teachers of ancient history and classics. It will also appeal to social and political scientists." from the dust-jacket. Chapters: 1. Introduction; 2. Ritualised Friendship; 3. Encounter and Initiation; 4. The Circulation of Resources; 5. Obligations: Heroic and Civic; Conclusion. With appendices, bibliography, and indices. Owner's name, else vg in vg dj. 90.00

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163 HESS, Andrew C. Battle of Lepanto and Its Place in Mediterranean History. An article in Past & Present, Number 57, November 197
Past and Present Society, Oxford, 1972, 
HESS, Andrew C. “The Battle of Lepanto and Its Place in Mediterranean History.” An article in Past & Present, Number 57, November 1972, pp 53-73. (Oxford) : The Past and Present Society, 1972. Pp [1]-162,(16). 8vo, grey card covers, printed in red. Spine browned, short tear, underlining to some articles (but not the one listed), else good. 10.00

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164 HEWITT, Joseph William, ed. Transactions and Proceedings of the American Philological Association, 65 XENOPHON) ARISTOPHANES) Transactions and Proceedings of the American Philological Association, Volume LXV, 1934
American Philological Association, Middletown, CT, 1934, 
HEWITT, Joseph William, ed. Transactions and Proceedings of the American Philological Association, Volume LXV, 1934 . Edited by Joseph William Hewitt.Middletown, CT: published by the Association, 1934. Pp. (4),iii-vi,[1]-295 ,(1),(8) leaves of plates,[i]-cxl of proceedings,(4). Illustrated. 8vo, brick red cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Includes the following essays: 1. Edward Kennard Rand's "Spirit and Plan of the Pervigilium Veneris"; 2. Levi Arnold Post's "Menander in Current Criticism"; 3. Dorothy May Schullian's "A New Indirect Tradition for the Text of Valerius Maximus"; 4. Samuel Eliot Bassett's "The [Sin] of Achilles"; 5. Marbury Bladen Ogle's "A Mediaeval Tale of a Gallus"; 6. George Miller Calhoun's "A Problem of Authenticity"; 7. David Moore Robinson's "New Inscriptions from Olynthus, 1934 (Plates I-VI)"; 8. Hernert Newell Couch's "The Hippocratean Patient and His Physician"; 9. Charles Christopher Mierow's "Hoc Momunentum Heredem Non Sequitur --an Interpretation"; 10. Philip Whaley Harsh's "The Position of the Parabas is in the Plays of Aristophanes"; 11. Michael Saul Ginsburg's "Princeps Libertinorum"; 12. Thomas Robert Shannon Broughton's "Roman Landholding in Asia Minor"; 13. Malcolm MacLaren Jr.'s "Xenophon and Themistogenes"; 14. Oscar William Reinmuth's "The Edict of Tiberius Julius Alexander"; 15. George Arthur Plimpton's "Greek Manuscripts and Early Printed Books in the PlimptonLibrary (Plates VII-IX)"; 16. William Emmett Gwatkin, Jr.'s "Cicero in Cat ilinam 1, 19 - Catiline's Attempt to Place Himself in Libera Custodia"; 17.Eric Alfred Hancock's "The Evidence for the Teaching of Socrates". Slightl y cocked, else very good. 25.00

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165 HIGGINS, Reynold Tanagra and the Figurines. First American Edition in dustjacket
Princeton University Press, Princeton, New Jersey, 1986, ISBN:0691040443 
HIGGINS, Reynold. Tanagra and the Figurines. Princeton, New Jersey : Princeton University Press, (1986). First American Edition. Pp (3),4-198,(2). Illustrated. Double Column. Oblong 8vo, black cloth, silver lettering to spine. ADDITIONAL SHIPPING CHARGES WILL BE REQUIRED FOR ORDERS OUTSIDE CANADA DUE TO ITS WEIGHT. Very good in dustjacket. "The site of ancient Tanagra is today an unimpressive moud in Central Greece bounded by an airfield and an aqueduct. However, in the years between 600 BC and AD 500 it was a prosperous city described by Herakleides in the third century BC: ''the houses handsomely adorned with porticoes and encaustic paintings. . . The people are blest with substance . . .utter strangers to meanness . . .' Its prosperity is reflected in the innumerable sculpted gravestones and the celebrated Tanagra figurines. In the evolution of the figurines from flat, rather naive forms to the graceful and elegant figures of the Hellenistic period can be seen the preoccupations and vitality of a long-vanished people. Tanagra itself has never been excavated and the numerous figurines are the product of the wholesale robbery in the 1870s of the cemeteries which surrounded the city. Due to the rocky soil the graves were located near to the surface, and were therefore plundered. The Athenian antiquities market was flooded with the contents of nearly 10,000 graves, which were left gaping, any of their contents not deemed valuable cast aside. Tanagra and the Figurines reveals much new information concerning the rediscovery of the 'Tanagras'; it examines the types ot graves in which the figurines were found, and establishes astylistic chronology. Dr Higgins also explores the purposes for which they may have been made, the way in which they were modelled or moulded, and th en painted, the many kinds of figurines and what they represent. All were found in graves but it is likely that there woulduld have been similar figures in private houses and sanctuaries. The book also assesses the impact on the artistic world of the Tanagra figurines. The later Tanagra figurines (the 'Tanagras' par excellence) have an extraordinary immediacy and the greatdemand for them towards the end of the nineteeenth century meant the produ ction of a large number of forgeries. The illustrations in this book are, where possible, of authenticated examples, though a few typical forgeries are also shown/" (from the dj). Contents : Introduction. Colour plates. Part I: The Background. Ancient and Mediaeval History; Rediscovery; The Ancient City; The Graves and their Contents. Part II: The Figurines. The Figurines:preliminary; Archaic Figurines; Classical Figurines; Hellenistic Figurines : The 'Tanagras'; Dealers, Forgers and Collectors. Abbreviations; Bibliography; Notes on the Illustrations; index. ADDITIONAL SHIPPING CHARGES WILL BEREQUIRED FOR ORDERS OUTSIDE CANADA DUE TO ITS WEIGHT. Very good in dustjac ket. 60.00

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166 HODGE, A. Trevor Ancient Greek France. First American Edition in dustjacket
University of Pennsylvania Press, Philadelphia, 1999, ISBN:0812234820 
HODGE, A. Trevor. Ancient Greek France. Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, (1999). First American Edition. Pp (4),v-viii,1-312. Illustrated. Maps. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. "As far back as 600 B.C., long before the Romans, cities such as Marseilles, Antibes, Nice, and Monte Carlo were founded by settlers who emigrated from mainland Greece and the older Greek colonies of the Ionian coast in Asia Minor. Tracing the history of Provence and the French Riviera back to its earliest roots, Trevor Hodge gathers together the evidence for this far-flung outpost of ancient Greek civilization. Starting with a survey of Phocaea, the Ionian metropolis, Ancient Greek France follows the settlers' fleet overseas to Provence andthe foundation there of Massalia -- modern Marseilles. Subsequent chapters outline Massalia's topography, archaeology, history, economy, politics, an d culture. The book provides site-by-site commentary on the other, later Greek colonies along the Mediterranean coast between Ampurias, in Spain, and Monaco, and a study of the Celts of inland Gaul and their relations, both commercial and cultural, with the Greek colonists. Hodge assesses the characteristics and achievements of Massalia, and considers the place it held in the Greek imagination." (from the dj). Contents : Preface. 1. Introduction.2. Phocaea, the Mother City. 3. The Seaways to Massalia. 4. The Topography of the Region. 5. The City of Massalia. 6. The History of Massalia. 7. Mas salia - Politics and Economics. 8. Cultural Massalia. 9. The Greeks in Provence and Languedoc. 10. The Greeks on the Cote d'Azur. 11. The Celtic Neighbours. 12. Conclusion. Notes. Bibliography. Index. Very good in dustjacket.40.00

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167 HOLDERLIN, Friedrich. LEISHMAN, J.B., trans. Selected Poems of Friedrich Holderlin. Second Hogarth Edition in dustjacket.
Hogarth Press, London, 1954, 
HÖLDERLIN, Friedrich. Selected Poems of Friedrich Hölderlin. The German Text, Translated with an Introduction and Notes by J.B. Leishman. London: The Hogarth Press, 1954. Second Edition, Revised and Enlarged. Pp. (4),5-156, portrait frontispiece. 8vo, red cloth with gilt lettering to spine. "It is now generally recognized that Friedrich Hölderlin (1770-1843) is, with Goethe and Rilke, one of the greatest of German poets. Dr. Leishman's translation of a representative selection from Hölderlin's poetry was first publishedin 1944. In this new edition he has carefully revised some of the original translations and has added a translation of what is perhaps Hölderlin's gr eatest single poemn, 'The Archipelago', the noblest of all modern tributes to the spirit of ancient Greece." - from the dustjacket. Very good in lightly nicked, unclipped dustjacket. Ex-libris R.J. MacSween, with a textual pastedown inside front board, and his name inked to the flyleaf. 50.00

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168 HOMER MYRES, John L., Sir GRAY, Dorothea, (ed.) Homer and His Critics.
Routledge & Kegan Paul RKP, London, 1958, 
(HOMER). MYRES, John L., Sir. Homer and His Critics. Edited by Dorothea Gray. London : Routledge & Kegan Paul, (1958). First Edition. Pp [i]-xii,1-302,(6),+ 8 plates. Index. 8vo, grey cloth, gilt lettering to spine. “In the lectures from which these studies have been collected, the late Sir John Myres traced the impact of 'the original genius of Homer' on successive ages and national traditions. Their purpose is not to give a systematic history of Homeric criticism, but rather to show how in each century workers in widely separated fields contributed something which caused the questions asked about Homer to be put in a different way. Sometimes problems presented by the poems themselves were the starting point, as the peculiarities of their metre were for the study of Greek dialects, or the difficulty of explainingtheir transmission for the analytical criticism which was afterwards appli ed to Biblical studies and to other early literatures. Sometimes the influences were external and almost accidental; so antiquarians found scenes fromthe story of Troy on Hellenistic and Roman works of art, and explorers sti mulated interest in 'primitive' societies. Sir John had a particular interest in these predecessors to his own archaeological and anthropological studies.' - from the dj. Penned name, else very good in spine-browned and torn,edgeworn, and stained dustjacket. 40.00

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169 HOMER POPE, Alexander, trans. Odyssey of Homer
John Ross and Company, Edinburgh, 1870, 
HOMER. The Odyssey of Homer. Translated by [Alexander] Pope. Edinburgh: John Ross and Company, 1870. Pp. (6),[1]-399,(3). 8vo, half green leather withgreen pebbled boards, gilt tooling to boards, five gilt tooled raised band s and gilt lettered brown leather title block to spine, marbled edges. A new edition of Pope's classic translation of Homer's epic (originally published in 1726), for the first time accompanied by an index. Small portion of title block chipped away (affecting "HOM"), some shelfwear, else very good. 45.00

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170 HOMER. COTTERILL, H.B., trans. WILSON, Patten. Homer's Odyssey. A Line-for-line Translation in the Metre of the Original.
George G. Harrap & Company, London, 1911, 
HOMER. COTTERILL, H.B. Homer's Odyssey. A Line-for-line Translation in the Metre of the Original by H.B. Cotterill. With twenty-four illustrations by Patten Wilson. London: George G. Harrap & Company, MCMXI. Pp. (6),vii-xxiii,(1),1-[335],(1), frontispiece, + 23 leaves of plates. Illustrated. Large 8vo, blue cloth with raised copper cameo to front board, gilt lettering and borders to front board, gilt lettering and gilt cameo to spine, top edge gilt. Minor bubbling and a small dampspot to upper edge of front board, very light spotting to leaves neighbouring plates (as well as a few small spots to plate margins, light browning to endpapers, else very good. Due to the weight of this book, extra charges may be necessary to cover postage. 45.00

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171 HOPKINS, J. Castell SWEATMAN, A., Right Reverend (preface) Sword of Islam, or Suffering Armenia
Bradley-Garretson Co., Ltd., Brantford and Toronto, 1896, 
HOPKINS, J. Castell. The Sword of Islam, or Suffering Armenia : Annals of Turkish Power and the Eastern Question ; with a preface by Right Reverend A.Sweatman. Brantford and Toronto: The Bradley-Garretson Co., Ltd., 1896. Pp . 465, frontis., including plates. 8vo, blue decorated cloth. Contents: 1. The Rise and Fall of Turkish Power ; 2. The Mahometan Creed ; 3. Modern Turkey ; 4. Constantinople - The Centre of Islam ; 5. Russia and Turkey ; 6. The Greek Church and Eastern Christianity ; 7. A Survey of European Turkey ;8. The Struggles of Modern Greece ; 9. Bulgaria and the Turks ; 10. Servia and Roumania ; 11. Bosnia and Herzegovina ; 12. Egypt and the Otoman Empir e ; 13. Historic Armenia ; 14. Armenian Religion and Characteristics ; 15. A Glance Over Asiatic Turkey ; 16. Characteristics of the Turk ; 17. Relations of Great Britain and Turkey ; 18. The Shadow of the Sword in Armenia ; 19. The Sword of Islam Falls ; 20. The Eastern Crisis ; 21. Mr. Gladstone and Armenia ; 22. Renewal of the Outrages ; 23. The Christian Powers and theMoslem ; 24. Interests and Duty of the United States ; 25. The Attitude of Canada ; 26. What of the Future? ; 27. The Armenian Question in its Final Stage. Some wear to spine ends, spotting to initial and final leaves, else a nice, tight copy. 125.00

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172 HOWSE, Ernest Marshall Lively Oracles. First Edition in dustjacket
George Allen and Unwin / Thomas Nelson and Sons, London / Toronto, 1956, 
HOWSE, Ernest Marshall. The Lively Oracles. London / Toronto: George Allen and Unwin / Thomas Nelson and Sons, (1956). First Printing. Pp. [1]-224. 8vo, green cloth with silver lettering to spine, top edge dyed green. Wattersp.795. Not in Rhodenizer. The Very Rev. Ernest Marshal Frazer Howse (b. Se ptember 29, 1902, Twillingate, Newfoundland - d. February 1, 1993, Toronto)Canadian churchman and 21st Moderator of the United Church of Canada. A st udy in the Old Testament by this Twillingate native who went on to become aprominent United Church of Canada churchman. See ENL II:1098. "In vivid, c omprehensive fashion the author tells the most important story of the history of literature: the origins, and gradual accumulation through more than athousand years, of the Manuscripts which constitute the Old Testament. He deals with the various books not in the order in which they were later arranged in canons of scripture but as the strata were laid down through centuries of turmoil and woe. The process reveals the background from which each book emerged as the passing Empires: Egypt, Assyria, Babylon, Persia and Greece extended their power around the strategic land of Palestine." - from the dj. Front board slightly splayed, else very good in rubbed, nicked, edge-spotted, unclipped UK dustjacket. 25.00

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173 HUET, Pierre-Daniel Histoire du Commerce et de la Navigation des anciens. Third Edition
Brussels, 1727, 
HUET, Pierre-Daniel. Histoire du Commerce et de la Navigation des anciens. Paris : Antoine-Urbain Coustelier / Bruxelles : Jean Leonard, 1727. Troisième Edition. Pp (34),1-400,(70, table des matières),(4). 61 chapters covering the Egyptians, Greeks, Romans, Cathaginians, Gauls, Ethipians, the French, the Germans, the Spanish piracy, Pierre-Daniel Huet (b. 8 February 1630, Caen - d. 26 January 1721, Paris). With the half-title. $

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174 HUNT, David. Earl Alexander of Tunis (foreword). A Don at War. Revised Edition in dustjacket
Frank Cass, London, 1990, ISBN:0714633836 1990 0714633836 / 9780714633831 
HUNT, Sir David. A Don at War. With a Foreword by Field Marshall the Earl Alexander of Tunis. (London) : Frank Cass, (1990). Second Revised Edition with additional material. Pp (8),ix-xxvi,(2),11-288,(2), frontispiece portrait. Map. 8vo, grey cloth, gilt lettering to spine.

Sir David Wathen Stather Hunt KCMG, OBE (b. September 25, 1913, Durham – d. July 30, 1998, London).

An account of the author's military career during the Second World War, serving in the Mediterranean as an Intelligence Staff Officer in the field.

"When A Don at War was published in 1966 it was hailed as the first book to be written from the point of view of the Intelligence Staff Officer in the field. According to a review in The Times the author was senior enough to be well informed on matters of importance but not so high in the military hierarchy as to inhibit frankness in writing of them now'. All the critics remarked on the air of authority with which Sir David Hunt expounded the strategy of British and Germans alike.

Eight years later came the revelation of what is called 'The Ultra Secret'; the fact, that is, that the British were able to decipher German radio messages on the highest Command links even though they were in the n the supposedly unbreakable able cipher produced by the Enigma machine. Sir David had been aware of it of it since early 1941. Like all other conscientious participants in the great secret he would never have dreamed of alluding to it, but it provided a solid basis for the authoritative exposition of the enemy side of the war. Since 1974 the great secret has become common knowledge. As a result Sir David has specially written for this second edition a new foreword whose main purpose is to explain the use made of Ultra during four years campaigning in the Mediterranean."

Contents :
1. Oxford.
2. Aldershot.
3. Alexandria to Athens.
4. Athens to Alexandria via Crete.
5. The Western Desert.
6. The Relief of Tobruk.
7. The Msus Stakes and the Retreat to AJamein.
8. A View of Alamein from G.H.Q.
9. First Steps in Algeria and Tunisia.
10. Kasserine to Tunis.
11. The Invasion of Sicily.
12. The Purpose and Planning of the Italian Campaign.
13. Salerno.
14. Anzio and Cassino.
15. From Rome to the Apennines.
16. Italian Finale and a return visit to Greece.
With index.

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175 HUNTER, R.L. MENANDER TERENCE PLAUTUS New Comedy of Greece and Rome. pbk.
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 1985, ISBN:0521316529 
HUNTER, R.L. The New Comedy of Greece and Rome. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, (1985). First Printing. Pp. [i]-x,1-183,(3). 8vo, illustrated yellow card covers. "The social comedy of Menander, Plautus and Terence provided a style of comic drama which was to prove the root of all subsequent Western comedy. Dr. Hunter gives a literary account of this drma, placing itin its ancient context and then ranging over a number of specific topics a nd themes: the dramatic craft of the poets, their exploration of how to give variety to stereotyped plots and characters, the presentation of women, the use of language and themes of tragedy, the place of moralising and philosophy." - from the rear cover. Very good. 20.00

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176 HUTCHINSON, D.S. ARISTOTLE) Virtues of Aristotle
Routledge and Kegan Paul, London, 1986, ISBN:0710208588 
HUTCHINSON, D.S. The Virtues of Aristotle. London and New York: Routledge and Kegan Paul, (1986). First Printing. Pp. (6),vii-ix,(1),1-139,(3). 8vo, blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. "What is a virtue? This book is thefirst rigorous exposition of the best answer to this important question. B oth moral philosophers and philosophical psychologists need to address the question, and the best answer so far given is that of Aristotle. The elements of Aristotle's doctrine of virtue are scattered throughout his writings,and in this scholarly book the author reconstructs Aristotle's complex and comprehensive doctrine. In the process of doing this, Hutchinson directs n ew light on Aristotle's views about choice, character, the emotions, and the role of pleasure and pain in virtue and vice. The celebrated function (ergon) argument is dissected, and demonstrated to be successful. Aristotle's doctrine of virtue is related to his metaphysics and to his doctrine of categories." - from the dust jacket. Very good in dust jacket. 40.00

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177 HUTTON, Peter Anthony Greek Cities. 1st UK in dj
J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd., 1932, 
HUTTON, Peter Anthony. Greek Cities. L: J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd., (1932). First UK Edition. Pp. 25, followed by 64 plates. 8vo, maroon cloth. A collection of photographs of many of the less visited sites of Classical Greece. Vg in dj (slight browning to spine, light edgewear, short tear at head of spine). 50.00

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178 INNIS, Harold A. McLUHAN, Marshall, foreword. INNIS, Mary Q., revised. Empire and Communications. Second Edition, dustjacket.
University of Toronto Press, Toronto, 1972, ISBN:0802017991 
INNIS, Harold A. Empire and Communications. Revised by Mary Q. Innis. Foreword by Marshall McLuhan. (Toronto) : University of Toronto Press, (1972). Second Edition. Pp. (4),[v]-xii,(4),[1]-184. 8vo, brown cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Harold Adams Innis, b. November 5, 1894, Otterville, ON; d.November 8, 1952, Toronto. "Harold Adams Innis was a man of vast learning whose mind ranged freely over wide areas of knowledge. He combined an unsurprassed gift for the striking phrase and the brilliant generalization with a dedication to conscientious and original research. Here he develops his theory that the history of empires is determined to a large extent by their means of communication. He examines the civilizations of Egypt, Babylon, Greece, Rome , and Europe (before and after the printing press) supporting his thesis with a rich array of historical, sociological, psychological, and anthropological data. Innis was one of the first to recognize the powerful influence of technology exerted over culture, and he pioneered investigations into the effects of the communications media on society. 'Empire and Communications', first published in 1950, is now reissued for a new generationof students, scholars, and all those interested in our society and its his tory. It incorporates the notes Innis made in his copy of the first edition-- new ideas, quotations, and references -- and it includes a foreword by Marshall McLuhan which assesses Innis' contribution to our understanding ofhistory." - from the dustjacket. Very good in lightly nicked, unclipped du stjacket. 60.00

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179 ISHERWOOD, Christopher Christpher and His Kind 1929-1939. Second Printing in dustjacket, Signed
Farrar Straus Giroux, New York, 1977, ISBN:0374312567 
ISHERWOOD, Christopher. Christpher and His Kind 1929-1939. New York : Farrar Straus Giroux, (1977). Second Printing. Pp (12),[1]-339,(1). 8vo, grey cloth, silver lettering to spine, top edge dyed grey. "Christopher and His Kind is a slice of autobiography. It describes ten years in the writer's life— from 1929, when he left England to spend a week in Berlin and decided to stay there indefinitely, to the beginning of 1939, when he arrived in New York to srart a life in the States which has continued until the present. The book contrasts fact witn fiction — the real people Christopher met in Germany witn the portraits of them which appear in his two Berlin novels and have later appeared, fictionalized to an even greater degree, in I Am a Camera and Cabaret, the plays and movies adapted from them. Chritopher left Berlin in 1933, after Hitler's coming to power. For the next four years, he wandered around Europe, through Greece, Spain, Portugal, Denmark, Holland, Belgium, and France, with a German boy named Heinz. The story of their relationship and their adventures ends with Heinz's arrest bv the Gestapo, afterhe had been forced to return to Germany. The chief characters in this book are Christopher's "Kind," the people he regarded as his friends and natura l allies — among them, W H. Anden and E. M. Forster. There are glimpses into many different worlds: the refugees from Nazi Germany, the BVritish colony in Portugal, the Group Theatre company, which performed the three Auden-Isherwood plays, the film studio which Christopher worked at and later used for the setting of his Prater Violet, the literary circles of Maugham and Virginia Woolf, and wartime China whch Christopher and Auden visited in 1938. Christopher is a born minority-member. He rages against the Others in alltheir manifestations, including the heterosexual dictatorship. But his dem and for his individual rights is in conflict with his support of a majoritycause, the Popular Front against Fascism. His enemies become allies, then enemies again — and this part of his story ends in emotional confusion, as he stares at New York harbor from the deck of an incoming ship with mixed hope and suspicion. Isherwood, at a distance of nearly forty years from the earlier Christopher, has been able to describe a comically harassed figure in a tragic decade, and to keep to a middle line between tragedy and farce." (from the dj). Spine ends and margins sunned, else very good in slightly edgeworn, price-clipped dustjacket. From the collecion of noted Bloomsbury scholar S.P. Rosenbaum (with his penned name and date, and with pencilled marginal marks and notes). Signed without inscription by Isherwood to the title page. 40.00

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180 JEBB, R.C. BYRON, Lord Modern Greece : Two Lectures. Delivered before the Philosophical Institution of Edinburgh, with papers on The Progress of Greece and Byron in Greece.
Macmillan , London, 1880, 
JEBB, R.C. Modern Greece : Two Lectures. Delivered before the PhilosophicalInstitution of Edinburgh, with papers on 'The Progress of Greece' and 'Byr on in Greece.' London : Macmillan and Co., 1880. First Edition. Pp [i]-vi,(2),[1]-183,(1), with corrigenda slip bound in. 8vo, red cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Contents : First Lecture. Second Lecture. The Progress of Greece. Byron in Greece. Spine sunned, back cover badly stained, corners bumped, else good. As is. 40.00

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