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181 CHEKHOV, Anton HINGLEY, Ronald, trans. Oxford Chekhov. Volume II : Platonov, Ivanov, The Seagull. Second printing in dustjacket
Oxford University Press, Oxford et al, 1979, ISBN:019211347X 
CHEKHOV, Anton. The Oxford Chekhov. Volume II : Platonov, Ivanov, The Seagull. Translated and edited by Ronald Hingley. Oxford et al : Oxford University Press, (1979). Second Printing. Pp (10),[ix]-xiii,(1),[1]-363,(5). 8vo, brown cloth, gilt lettering and red panel to spine. Contents : Preface; Introduction; Platonov (?1880-1); Ivanov (1887-9); The Seagull (1896); Appendixes; Notes; The Pronunciation of Russian Proper Names; Select Bibliography.Top edge spotted, else very good in price-clipped dustjacket. 60.00

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182 CHEKHOV, Anton HINGLEY, Ronald, trans. Oxford Chekhov. Volume III : Uncle Vanya, Three Sisters; The Cherry Orchard, The Wood-Demon. First edition, no dustjacket
Oxford University Press, London, 1964, 
CHEKHOV, Anton. The Oxford Chekhov. Volume III : Uncle Vanya, Three Sisters; The Cherry Orchard, The Wood-Demon. Translated and edited by Ronald Hingley. London : Oxford University Press, 1964. First Edition. Pp (8),[ix]-xix,(1),[1]-343,(1). 8vo, brown cloth, gilt lettering and red panel to spine. Contents : Preface; Introduction; Uncle Vanya (1897); Three Sisters (1900-1); The Cherry Orchard (1903-4); The Wood-Demon (1889-90); Appendixes; Notes;The Pronunciation of Russian Proper Names; Select Bibliography. Rubbed, pe nned numbers, else very good. 40.00

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Prehistory of Western Siberia.  First Edition in dustjacket, CHERNETSOV, V. N. and W. MOSZYNSKA MOSZYNSKA, W.) MICHAEL, Henry N. (ed.) Arctic Institute of North America)
183 CHERNETSOV, V. N. and W. MOSZYNSKA MOSZYNSKA, W.) MICHAEL, Henry N. (ed.) Arctic Institute of North America) Prehistory of Western Siberia. First Edition in dustjacket
McGill-Queen's University Press, 1974, ISBN:0773590749 1974 0773590749 / 9780773590748 
CHERNETSOV, V. N. and W. MOSZYNSKA. Prehistory of Western Siberia. Edited by Henry N. Michael. Arctic Institute of North America, Anthropology of the North. Montreal and London : McGill-Queen's University Press, (1974). First Edition. Pp. (8),ix-xxv,(3),[1]-377,(3). Illustrated with 45 figures, 71 plates and 2 folding maps. 8vo, brown cloth, orange lettering to spine.

Translations from Russian Sources number 9.

Contents:
1. The Early History of the Lower Ob Region;
2. The Material Culture and Economy of Ust-Poluy;
3. The Ust-Poluy Period in the Ob Region;
4. The Region of the Lower Ob in the First Millenium A.D.;
5. Archaeological Antiquities of the Northern Part of Western Siberia.

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184 CHERNETSOV, V.N. and W. MOSZYNSKA MOSZYNSKA, W. MICHAEL, Henry N. (ed.) Arctic Institute of North America Anthropology of the North number 9) Prehistory of Western Siberia. in dj.
McGill-Queens University Press, Montreal and Kingston, 1974, ISBN:0773590749 
CHERNETSOV, V.N. and W. MOSZYNSKA. Prehistory of Western Siberia . Edited by Henry N. Michael. Montreal and Kingston: McGill-Queens University Press, 1974. Pp. [i]-xxv,(3),[1]-377,(1), + 2 folding maps at rear. Illustrated. Large 8vo, red cloth with orange lettering to spine. Arctic Institute of North America Anthropology of the North Translations from Russian Sources number 9. Vg in nicked dj. 30.00

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185 CHERNOUSOV, Mikhail Soviet Ambassador Reports Back
Progress Publishers, Moscow, 1983, 
CHERNOUSOV, Mikhail . The Soviet Ambassador Reports Back. Moscow : ProgressPublishers, (1986).Second Edition. Pp (2),3-[170],(6). 8vo, green card cov ers, lettered in red and black. Contents : How the Blaze Was Started; PlaceCan Be Saved; Appeasement - The Road to Disasater Tomorrow Will Be Too Lat e; The Last Days; Friday, September 1, 1839. Very good. 35.00

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186 CHIZUM, David G. Westview Special Studies in Military Affairs series. Soviet Radioelectronic Combat. First Edition, Paperback.
Westview Press, Boulder and London, 1985, ISBN:0813371341 
CHIZUM, David G. Soviet Radioelectronic Combat. Boulder and London : Westview Press, (1985). First Printing. Pp. (6),vii-xix,(1),1-125,(3). 8vo, printed red card covers with yellow lettering to front cover and spine. A volumein the Westview Special Studies in Military Affairs series. Contents: 1. H istorical Background: Useof the Electromagnetic Spectrum and How It Grew --Early Russo-Soviet Developments in Radio Jamming -- Soviet Conduct of Elec tronic Hostilities in World War II -- Radioelectronic Combat Emerges. 2. Methods for Analysis of Soviet Military Literature Used in This Study: SovietSecrecy: The Problem -- Finding Answers: Some Techniques for Uncovering th e Facts: Trends in Terminology, Finding Truth in Exaggeration, Ideology: Words with Various Interpretations, Translations and Other Uses of Language, "Reverse Analysis". 3. The Ideological Roots of Radioelectronic Combat: "Struggle" as Ideology -- Radioelectronic Combat: Rooted in a Primal Fear -- The Path of Logic from Radio Broadcasting to Radioelectronic Combat. 4. Milestones in the Evolution of Radioelectronic Combat: Early Methods and Terminology -- World War II and Its Aftermath -- Hints of Changes to Come -- The New Concept is Born -- REC Comes of Age. 5. The Structure of Radioelectronic Combat: How It Is Organized and Promulgated: Misconceptions about REC -- Support Measures, REC's Rightful Place -- THe Four Major Subelements -- Jamming: Still the Inner Core -- Promulgation: The Unfinished Task. 6. Strategies for REC Employment: The Peacetime Struggle -- Wartime Character: Integration: The Essence of the Concept -- REC in Action: Space, Sea, Air, Land -- Conclusions. With annotated bibliography and glossary. Very good. 35.00

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187 CILIGA, Ante. Russian Enigma. Hardcover in dustjacket
Ink Links, London, 1979, ISBN:090613322X 
CILIGA, Ante. The Russian Enigma. Part one translated by Fernand G. Fernierand Anne Cliff. Part two translated by Margaret and Hugo Dewar. (London) : Ink Links, (1979). First thus printing. Pp. (4),v-xi,(3),1-573,(5). 8vo, m auve cloth with gilt lettering. Ante Ciliga, b. February 20, 1898, Shegotichi, Yugoslavia; d. October 21, 1991, Zagreb. "This is not the first accountof the Soviet Union in the Twenties and Thirties written by Western visito rs or exiled Soviet citizens> It is, however, unique. Ciliga was no political lightweight but a member fo the Yugoslav CP Politbureau. He became an active oppositionist as a result of his experiences in the USSR and deliberately chose to brave the work-camps, prisons and Siberia, in order to resolvefor himself the Russian enigma: 'How has it come about that all that const itutes the October revolution has been entirely abolished, while its outward forms have been retained... that a revolution, begun in order to abolish the exploitation of man by man, has ended by installing a new type of exploitation... without reviving private capitalists and landowners?' The book has aspects of a thriller about it -- Ciliga versus the GPU; a dual [sic] which lasted six years. It is equally an intellectual journey -- frmo party liner to oppositionist. It is also a panoramic and passionately written account of Russian society between 1926 and 1936: of what life was like for theparvenus bureaucracy, the demoralized workers, the poverty-striken peasant s, the political prisoners of all stripes and, finally, for the exiles in industrializing Siberia. Ciliga's book voices the dashed hopes of millions and cries: 'J'accuse!'" - from the dustjacket. Contents: Part One: In the Land of the Disconcerting Lie: I. Russia and Her Enigmas: First Shocks; Is All Lost?; Peasants and Manual Workerse: What They Think. II. The Turmoil of the Five Year Plan: A World Runs Off the Rails; Farewell, Hopes and Illusions!; In the Caucasus; Return to Moscow; The Comintern in Yugoslavia; I Leave Moscow; In Leningrad; The Year of the Great Crisis; The Workers and the Five Year Plan; The Dominant Class and Its True Visage; The Opposition in Mocow [sic]. III. The Outcasts: At School in Soviet Prisons; Imprisoned in Leningrad; On the Road to Exile; Verkhne-Uralsk; Political Life in Prison; A Hunger-Strike; Political Repression in the USSR; And Now?; Lenin, Also; TheFirst Terrorists Trials against the Communists; Towards Departure. Part Tw o: SIberia; Land of Exile, Land of Industrialization: From the Urals to thePacific; Irkutsk Idyll; Provincial Soviet Life; Room No. 14; The masters o f the Land; And the Days Pass; Psychology of a Communist; The Road of 6001 Graves; In the Kingdom of the Soviet Trust; Farewell, Rusia; Farewell Hard,Young Land! Top edge spotted, else very good in dustjacket. 70.00

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188 CIURLIONIS, Mikalojus Konstantinas) GOSTAUTAS. Stasys, ed. VAICJURGIS-SLEZAS, Birute, associate ed. Ciurlionis : Painter and Composer : Collected Essays and Notes, 1906-1989. First Edition in dustjacket.
Vaga, Institute of Lithuanian Studies, Vilnius and Chicago, 1994, ISBN:5415003746 
(CIURLIONIS, Mikalojus Konstantinas). Ciurlionis : Painter and Composer : Collected Essays and Notes, 1906-1989. , Stasys Gostautas, Editor. Birute Vaicjurgis-Slezas, Associate Editor. (Vilnius and Chicago): Vaga, and (The Institute for Lithuanian Studies), 1994. Published in an edition of 2000 copies. Pp. (4),5-[560]. Illustrated in black and white. 8vo, printed white glossy paper covered boards with black signature to front and black lettering to spine. "This volume, the result of years of research, is by far the mostcomprehensive study published on Mikalojus Konstantinas Ciurlionis (1875-1 911). The scholarship on the Lithuanian painter is rather recent and practically did not exist in the English language. This book is the first its kind in scope. Its editors have painstakingly chosen thirty-one essays and five documents, many never before translated into English. The life of M.K. Ciurlionis was short, yet eventful and creative. After studying music ant [sic] painting, he toured the museums of Central Europe, and spent a summer inthe Caucasus Mountains. He died at the age of thirty-five in a mental sana torium. Ciurlionis left some four hundred paintings and sketches. A year after his death, exhibits of his work were organized in St. Petersburg and Moscow, and some of his paintings were included in exhibits held in Lodon [sic] and Paris. Ciurlionis' work defies affiliation with any particular school, art movement or painter. His extraordinarily creative intuitions indicate that in many instances he was far ahead of his time. Were his fantasies the forerunners of modern art? Of the dozen or so avant-garde movements thatwere born at the end of Ciurlionis' life, do any owe a debt to his vision? Was he a leader, a follower, or a lonely dreamer?" - from the dustjacket. Contents: Part I: Biographical and Historical Perspective: 1. Alfred Erich Senn's "Ciurlionis: A Life"; 2. Romas Viesulas's "Why the Woprld Does Not Know Ciurlionis"; 3. Mark Etkind's "The Second Life of the Artist: Dilettante or Genius"; 4. Stefan Jarocinski's "The Turning Point in European Art (1908-1914); 5. Stasys Gostautas's "Ciurlionis and Lithuania". Part II: Ciurlionis and His Russian Contemporaries: 6. Viacheslav Ivanov's "Ciurlionis andthe Synthesis of the Arts"; 7. Valerian A. Chudovsky's "The Poet of the Ve rtical Line"; 8. Mstislav Dobuzhinsky's "Ciurlionis in St. Petersburg, 1908-1909"; 9. "A Note from Nicholas Roerich"; 10. Sergei Makovsky's "In Memoriam". Part III: The Contribution of Vorobjov: 11. Nikolai Vorobjov's "The First and Second Exhibitions of Lithuanian Art in Vilnius"; 12. George M.A. Hanfmann's "Vorobjov's 'M.K. Ciurlionis'... A Book Review"; 13. Wladimir Weidle's "A Painter-Musician: Mikalojus K. Ciurlionis"; 14. Nikolai Vorobjov's"Ciurlionis and Modernism". Part IV: Ciurlionis and Abstract Art: 15. Alek sis Rannit's "Ciurlionis: The First Abstract Painter of Modern Times"; 16. Maureen Lewis, Marie Claude Castonguay, and Irene Ovacek del Corral's "A Debate in 'Das Kunstwerk and La Biennale di Venezia, [with Aleksis Rannit's 'An Abstract Painter before Kandinsky', Nina Kandinsky's 'To the Editor of La Biennale di Venezia', Will Grohmann's 'To the Editor of La Biennale di Venezia', and Rannit's 'Response to Nine Kandinsky', 'Response to Will Grohmann', and 'Post Scriptum']"; 17. Joan M. Vastokas's "Abstraction and Visionary Experience"; 18. Audrius Ploplys's "Ciurlionis and Abstraction: A Dissenting Opinion". Part V: Ciurlionis in the West: 19. John E. Bowlt's "M.K. Ciurlionis: His Visual Art"; 20. Mindaugas Nasvytis's "Ciurlionis in Relationto Western Art"; 21. Gabriella Di Milia's "Mikalojus Konstantinas Ciurlion is"; 22. Vytautas K. Jonynas's "The Artistic Development of M.K. Ciurlionis"; 23. Genovaite Kazokas's "The First Painted Fugue"; 24. Kestutis Paul Zygas's "Observations About Research Tools and Ciurlionis"; 25. Felix Roziner's "Archetypal Painting"; 26. Stasys Gostautas's "The Fantastic Art of Ciurlionis". Part VI: Ciurlionis in Post-War Lithuania: 27. Vytautas Landsbergis's "The Spring Sonata"; 28. Jonas Ubmrasas's "The Ideological and Artistic Views of Ciurlionis"; 29. Jonas Bruveris's "Ciurlionis and Romanticism"; 30. Krescencijus Stoskus's "Ciurlionis and Philosophy". Part VII: Ciurlionis,the Composer: 31. Vladas Jakubenas's "M.K. Ciurlionis: The Composer"; 32. Vytautas Landsbergis's "Art as an Historical Problem"; 33. Danute Staskevicius's "Stylistic Features in the Piano and Orchestral Music"; 34. Vytautas Landsbergis's "The Symbolism of Sounds". With appendices. Very good in rubbed, edgeworn dustjacket. 50.00

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189 CLARK, Francis E., Rev. New Way Around an Old World. Illustrated from Photographs.
Harper & Brothers Publishers, New York and London, 1902, 
CLARK, Francis E., Rev. A New Way Around an Old World. Illustrated from Photographs. New York and London : Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1902. Pp (2),[i]-[xv],(1),1-[213],(3), frontis + 31 plates. 8vo, decorated red cloth. Contents : 1. From New York to Vladivostock. 2. The Metropolis of the Northeast. 3. Riding on the Rail in Siberia. 4. From Vladivostock to Khabaroffsk. 5. The Baron Korff. 6. The Lordly Amour . 7. Between Two Great Nations. 8. A Siberian Capital. 9. Aground in the Amour . 10. On the Shilka. 11. The Trans-Baikal. 12. The Holy Sea. 13. A Siberian City of Churches, 14. A Siberian Train de Luxe. 15. Out of Asia into Europe. Some Facts and Figures. English-Russian Glossary. Ex-library (spine numbers, sticker removed, circular inkstamp, bookplate), wear to spine ends and corners, spine rubbed and darkened, else a good, solid copy. 30.00

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190 CLEVELAND, Harlan MCNAMARA, Robert S. (foreword) Jossey-Bass Management Series) Jossey-Bass Public Administration Series) Birth of a New World. 1st US in dj. signed.
Jossey-Bass Publishers, San Francisco, 1993, ISBN:1-55542-511-9 
CLEVELAND, Harlan. Birth of a New World ; foreword by Robert S. McNamara. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass Publishers, (1993). First Edition. Pp. 260. 8vo, black cloth. A publication in the Jossey-Bass Management Series and the Jossey-Bass Public Administration Series. Exploring topics in the post-Cold War world, from the first Gulf War, to the Earth Summit in Rio de Janeiro, to Yeltsin's efforts to reduce the number of Russian nuclear arms. Vg-fine in dj. Signed by Cleveland on half-title. 30.00

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191 CLIFT, Gerald, and James LIABOTIS (eds.). Schoolbook : perspectives on education.
Gage Educational Publishing , Toronto , 1971, 
CLIFT, Gerald, and James LIABOTIS (eds.). Schoolbook : perspectives on education. Toronto : Gage Educational Publishing Limited, (1971). Pp (6),1-74. Illustrated. 4to, illustrated blue stapled card covers. Contents : Part 1 –One Side : Is This What Schools Are For? (by Kathryn Noyes and Gordon McAn drew); Dropout (by Phyllis E. Knisley); An Education Will Give You More of a Choice; The Student (by Lewis Turco); One of Our Future Poets, You Might Say (by William Saroyan); High School in Buffalo (by David Posner); The System (by Joseph G. Farris); The Race (by Fons van Woerkum); These Students Want to Build a Better World; 'The Mam Thing He Learns Is to Follow Orders, Now'; Interview (by John Porter); Shadow and Substance (by Richard J. Needham); Letter from a Dead Body; Miss Feebish (by Bob White); What Did You Learn in School Today? (by Tom Paxton). Part 2 – The Other Side : Not for Everyone (by Barry Butson); See Mother Run! (by Joan Mills); Raport (by CharlesW. Williams); We Need Professors Who Want to Make a Difference; The Ingred ients of a Great Teacher (by Fred M. Hechinger); Education World Stunned asKrvtnn Hangs Up Chalk (by Bert Williams); The New Education (by Stephen Le acock); Through History with J. Wesley Smith (by Burr Shafer); Exams and Vested Interests (by John McMurtry); Off Base (by Barry Base); Examiner (by F. R. Scott); On Flunking a Nice Boy out of School (by John Ciardi); The Invaluable Lesson of Failure; Finance Section; What This Country Needs; A HighSchool Drop-out; An Asylum for Illiterates; It Costs More to Keep a Man in Prison. Part 3 – Time Capsule : Murdering the Innocents (by Charles Dicken s); Classroom Memories (by Charles Lamb); Letter to the Hon. William Davis (by M.J. Caveney); A Schoolboy Hero (by Philip Hobsbaum); Good Old Days at School (by Mrs. Walter M. Kileley); My Education (by Stephen Leacock); The Crisis (by Ralph Connor); The Incredible School of the Future (by Frank Rasky); What Happened to the Teaching Machine? (by Edward C. Weir); The Reading Machine (by Morris Bishop); The Fun They Had (by Isaac Asimov). Part 4 – Perspectives : Education in the U.S.S.R. (by John McMurtry); A Canadian View of a German High School (by Catherine Rank); The Iconoclast (by John McMurtry); Chinese Communist Report on Educational Reform; Toughest School in North America (by James Quig); East High in Denver; Outside the System (by Olive Johnson); The Ideal School (by Wynn-Anne Cole); Adams High: 'Best Around'; Come Now, Miss Dimpleton (by Yardley Jones). Rubbed, spine worn, else very good. 25.00

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192 COHEN, Matt Emotional Arithmetic. First Edition in dustjacket.
Lester & Orpen Dennys, Toronto, 1990, ISBN:0886193621 
COHEN, Matt. Emotional Arithmetic. (Toronto) : Lester & Orpen Dennys Publishers, (1990). First Canadian Printing. Pp. (14),1-201,(3). 8vo, black clothspine with cream cloth boards, cream titles to spine. The Canadian author' s (b. 30 December 1942, d. 2 December 1999) tenth novel. "'Emotional Arithmetic' draws us into the intricate possibilities of friendship, love, and madness. At the heart of this powerful and passionate novel is the figure of a memorable woman: Melanie, mother and lover, middle-aged, eccentric, courageous, often hilariously unpredictable -- and deeply marked by her interment as a child in a Nazi camp. Behind Melanie's trauma lies the extraordinarystory of how a young American girl became an internee at the Nazi camp of Drancy in Paris -- the way-camp to Auschwitz. The humanity and friendship of an English boy, Christopher Lewis, and her self-appointed protector, Jakob Bronski, help her survive. Years later, she is able to offer Bronski, nowan elderly, heroic Russian dissident and a veteran of a Soviet 'hospital', a home with her family in Canada. As Jakob -- and Christopher -- re-enter her life, the past swiftly upsets Melanie's precarious balance. Like her philandering husband and son; like Christopher, dissolute and caring; and like Jakob, for whom an impossible love in a Soviet 'hospital' became the onlything that stood between life and death, she must confront the absurdity o f trying to balance good and evil, love and guilt, duty and desire." - fromthe dj. Very good in unclipped dustjacket. 18.00

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193 COHEN, Stan Forgotten War : A Pictorial History of World War II in Alaska and Northwestern Canada. 3d pr pb.
Pictorial Histories Publishing Co., 1982, 
COHEN, Stan. The Forgotten War : A Pictorial History of World War II in Alaska and Northwestern Canada. Missoula, Mont.: Pictorial Histories Publishing Co., (February 1982). Third Printing. Pp 260. 4to, ill. card covers. Chapters : 1. North Country Defenses 1867-1941; 2. Northwest Staging Route; 3. The Alaska Highway; 4. The Canol Project; 5. Lend-Lease to Russia; 6. Transportation Systems; 7. Towns and Airfields; 8. North Country at War; 9. Aleutian Island Defenses; 10. Dutch Harbor; 11. Adak; 12. Amchitka; 13. The Navy at War; 14. The Air Force at War; 15. The Battle of Attu; 16. The Kiska Occupation; 17. Legacy of the War. "The Battle of Attu was the second most costly battle as per troops involved in the Pacific Theater for the United States during the war. The Battle of Attu was the first amphibious island invasion by the U. S. Army in World War II. The first bombing of the Japanesehomeland by land based Navy bombers was from the Aleutian Islands. More th an one billion dollars was spent on construction projects in Alaska and northwestern Canada by the U. S. Government in World War II. The Alaska-Highway-Canol Project was the largest overseas construction project during the war. The first invasion of U. S. Soil since the War of 1812 happened in the Aleutian Islands in 1942. The first Japanese Zero captured intact in the warwas on Atkun Island in July 1942. The longest continuous telephone line in the world was strung from Fairbanks, Alaska, to Edmonton, Alberta, along t he Alaska Highway. The Battle of the Komandorskis in March 1943 was the longest continuous gunnery battle in modern naval history."- from the rear cover. Name, slightly rubbed, spine crease, else very good. 30.00

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194 COLES, Don. Sometimes All Over. Poems. First Paperback Edition.
Macmillan of Canada, Toronto, 1975, ISBN:0770512739 
COLES, Don. Sometimes All Over. Poems by Don Coles. (Toronto): Macmillan ofCanada, (1975). First Printing. Pp. (12),13-89,(7). 8vo, illustrated grey card covers with black and white lettering to front cover, black lettering to spine. The Ontario author's first collection of poems. Includes the following poems: "How We Are Swiftly", "Photograph", "Remembering That Woman", "Talking in the Dark", "Lead Cowboys", "The House", "His Unforsaken Women","The Way She Looked At Me", "A Considered Approach", "A Meeting, "Girl Rea ding F. Scott Fitzgerald on the Subway", "Thinking of You Tonight", "Angry for All the Years", "For My Daughter, Now Seven Years Old", "Child's Sandcastle", "Looking For You", "separating", "Poem of This World", "Six Meditations After the Event", "To an Older Brother Born Dead", "Divorced Child", "My Grandfather, My Grandmother", "Busy at Night at Some Adult Thing", "On Envying Two Dead Russian Lovers", "Death of a Six-Month-Old Child", "Moving Day", "Up on the Mountain", "He Imagines Himself as the Hitler", "Death of Woman", "White Horses of the Spanish Riding School in Vienna", "Polar Journey", "Happy Is He Who Has Made His Voyage", "Photograph in a Stockholm Newspaper for Marc 13, 1910", "Don't marry, Pierre, you'll waste your life trivialities", "Beautiful Blue-Eyed Finnish Witch in Turku", "Playing", "Romance", "To Sylvia Plath (1932-1963)", "Rites of Passage", "Her Passionate Letter", "Her Further Letters", "Her Last Letter", "Buchner's Dream", "Full of Years and Honours", "That Surprises Me", "Driving at an Easy Sixty", "It Is a More Than Common Privilege", "Sometimes All Over", and "Your Body Before Winter". Name inked to flyleaf, four characters inked inside rear cover, else very good. Due to its small size, shipping costs should be cheaper than quoted. 18.00

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195 COLLINS, D.N. Origins, Structure and Role of the Russian Red Guard
University of Leeds, Leeds, 1975, 
COLLINS, D.N. The Origins, Structure and Role of the Russian Red Guard. A Thesis Submitted for the Degree of Doctor of Philosophy in the University ofLeeds. Leeds : University of Leeds, 1975. Bound by Hollingworth & Moss. Pp (6),2-410,(2). Paginated and printed on one side only. Thick, tall 8vo, gr een cloth, gilt lewttering to front and spine. Davis Collins. "This is the first study of the Russian Red Guard to be undertaken in a western country.Owing to circumstances it is based on fragmentary and incomplete sources a nd cannot be considered definitive. The origins of the organisation are traced through an investigation of the revolutionary experiences of and political theories developed in Europe, North America and Russia during the last three centuries. It is compared with various other forms of armed organisation in an attempt to define its nature. This is followed by a detailed summary of moves to create, and to prevent the formation of, Red Guard detachments in Petrograd, Moscow and many other locations in the area covered by the Russian Empire during 1917 and the first few months of 1918. A structuralanalysis of the Red Guard presents the most accurate information available at the moment about its constitutional and organisational structure and ab out the social origins, age, sex, nationality and political affiliations ofits members. This leads on to an assessment of the various roles it played during the revolutionary events of the period in question. Documentary app endices and a list of all works relating to the Red Guard which were located, and some which were not, follow a conclusion which summarises the ideas expressed in the main body of the text." (Abstract, p. [1]). Contents : Introduction. Chapter 1 : The Nature and Origins of the Red Guard : 1) The RedGuard as an Army; 2) The Red Guard as a Public Police Force; 3) The Red Gu ard as a Proletarian Guard; 4) The Red Guard and the Experience of 1905 in Russia; 5) The Red Guard and the Phenomenon of the "Bunt"; 6) The Red Guardand the Concept of a Commune State; 7) Soviet Attitudes towards the Red Gu ard; 8) The Nature of the Red Guard. Chapter 2 : The Development of the RedGuard in Petroqrad and Hoscoui : 1) The Development of the Petrograd Red G uard : (a) Central Party Organisations and the Red Guard : (i) The Bolsheviks; (ii) The N8nshev/iks and other Social Democrats; (iii) The Socialist Revolutionaries; (iv) The Anarchists; (v) Other Political Parties. (b) Local Initiatives Towards the Creation of a Red Guard : (i) The Period Plarch - April; (ii) Subsequent Events. 2) The Development of the Moscow Red Guard : (i) From March to ths Middle of August; (ii) From the Kornilov Affair to October. Chapter 3 : The Development of the Red Guard in the Provinces : 1) The Case Studies : (a) Tula and Tula Province; (b) Khar'kov. 2) Provincial Developments: a General Survey : (i) The Central Industrial Region; (ii) Northwestern and Northern Russia; (iii) The Baltic States, Finland and Belorussia; (iv) The Ukraine, the Donbass, the Crimea, Moldavia; (v) The Volga Region; (vi) The Urals; (v/ii) The Caucasus, the Don, the Kuban, Transcaucasia; (viii) Turkestan and Kazakhstan; (ix) Siberia; (x) The Far East. 3) The Numerical Strength of the Red Guard. Chapter 4 : The Structure of the Red Guard : 1) The Constitutional Structure and Internal Organisation of the Red Guard; 2) The Social Structure of the Red Guard : (i) The Age Structure of the Red Guard; (iij I he Social Origins and Occupations of the Red Guard; (iii) Women in the Red Guard; (iv) The National Origins of the Red Guard; (v) The Political Affiliations of the Red Guard. 3) Financing, Arming and Training the Red Guard; Special Detachments : (i) Finance; (ii) Arming; (iii) Training; (iv) Special Detachments. Chapter 5 : Th The Roles of the Red Guard : 1) The Red Guard as a Police Force or Criminal Fraternity; 2) The Red Guard as Harbinger of Revolution or Destroyer of Liberty; 3) The Red Guard and Workers' Control of Industry; 4) The Insurgent Role of the Red Guard : (i) In Petrograd; (ii) In Moscow and the Provinces. 5) The military Role ofthe Red Guard; 6) The Psychological Role of the Red Guard; 7) The Red Guar d as the Basis for a New Type of Society; 8) Some Other Roles Played by theRed Guard; 9) The Significance of the Red Guard for Subsequent Revolutions . Conclusion. Very good. 150.00

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196 COLQUHOUN, Archibald R. Russia Against India : The Struggle for Asia. First Edition
Harper & Brothers, Publishers, New York and London , 1900, 
COLQUHOUN, Archibald R. . Russia Against India : The Struggle for Asia. With Special Maps. New York and London : Harper & Brothers, Publishers, 1900. First Edition. Pp (4),v-vii,(3),[1]-246 + coloured folding map (opposite p.202) . 8vo, green cloth, gilt lettering to front and spine. Untrimmed page s. Very good, tidy copy with bright gilt. 140.00 Archibald Ross Colquhoun (b. March 1848, off Cape Town - d. December 18, 1914) traveller, government official, writer. "This little work is intended to bring before the Anglo-Saxon public a question of vital importance. It is not such a complicated and difficult question as is generally supposed, nor is it one that can be shelved for settlement by a future generation. "The man in the street" is nowadays a powerful factor in the facing and solution of political situations,and it is for him that this book has been written, and not for the few exp erts on the Central Asian question who have already arrived at fixed conclusions. The writer makes no claim to presenting an exhaustive study of the subject, but hopes that his sketch of things, as they are in reality—a sketch from the life, and not from official descriptions—will arouse sufficient interest to induce others to make a study for themselves, and decide in their own minds whether or no it is desirable that the Anglo-Saxon race shouldbe worsted in the "struggle for Asia." There are many who ridicule the ide a of such an impending struggle. Do they base their confidence on the pacific intentions of Russia, or on the impregnability of all other nations withwhom she is likely to dispute the possession of Asia? In either case the h istory of the past throws a significant light on the possibilities of the future. The advance of Russia—"creeping on bit by bit"—is, in this little book, viewed as a whole, and the connection between the transformation of theFar East, especially of China, and the Russian advance towards India throu gh Central Asia, is shown to be intimate. With British interests in India are closely bound up the interests of the whole Anglo-Saxon race, and indeedof many of the Latin races as well. That these interests are in real jeopa rdy the writer has endeavoured to make quite plain. - from the Preface. 1 Histobical Introduction 1 2. Historical Introduction — continued; 3. CentralAsia — Country and People; 4. Central Asia — Country and People— continued ; 5. Central Asia — Country and People — continued 6. The British Rule in India; 7. Afghanistan and Persia 8. Russia in Central Asia; 9. The Defence of India. Appendix. With index. Very good, tidy copy with bright gilt. 140.00

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197 COMPTON-HALL, Richard Submarine Versus Submarine :The Tactics and technology of Underwater Confrontation First Canadian Paperrback Edition
Collins, Toronto, 1988, ISBN:0002154331 
COMPTON-HALL, Richard, Commander. Submarine Versus Submarine :The Tactics and technology of Underwater Confrontation. Toronto : Collins, (1988). FirstEdition. Pp (7),8-191,(1) including index , b/w and / or colour photos, di agrams and maps. Double column. Tall 8vo, illustrated cardcovers. Richard Compton-Hall, MBE, RN (b. July 12, 1929). "Submarine Versus Submarine is a fascinating and totally compulsive study of future worldwide undersea confrontation. Written with authority, accuracy and objectivity, the book is fully illustrated with photographs, cutaway drawings, maps, diagrams and uniquepanoramas.' - from the cover. Chapters: Part One: 1. The Soviet Threat; 2. Submarine Construction; 3. Propulsion, Speed and Endurance; 4. Sound, Sona r, and Non-Acoustic Indicators; 5. Secondary Sensors; 6. Navigation and Communications; 7. Submarine Anti-Submarine Weapon Systems; 8. Submarine-Launched Missles; Under the Arctic Ice; 10. Re-emergence of the Midgets; 11. Self-Defense; 12. Powerful Forces, Practical Problems. Part Two. 1. Soviet SSKTactics; 2. Soviet SSN Tactics; 3. Blackmail; 4. Submarine Pirates; 5. Spi es and Trackers; 6. Midget Marauders; 7. Skirmishing in the Pacific; 8. Arctic Assault; 9. Russian Chess; 10. The Survivors. With index. Very good. 20.00

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198 CONANT, Melvin. Long Polar Watch : Canada and the Defense of North America. First Edition in dustjacket
Published for the Council on Foreign Relations by Harper & Brothers, New York :, 1962, 
CONANT, Melvin. The Long Polar Watch : Canada and the Defense of North America. New York : Published for the Council on Foreign Relations by Harper & Brothers, 1962. First Edition. Pp (2),[i]-xii,[1]-204,(6). Endpaper maps. 8vo, black cloth spine, with tan cloth boards, gilt lettering to spine. An examination of Canada's role in the defense of North America during the ColdWar. One in a series of foreign policy books published by the Council on F oreign Relations. Contents : 1. The Strategic Force. 2. The Defense of North America, 1938-70. 3. Canadian Policies and Continental Defense. 4. The Tools of Continental Defense. 5. The Issue of Nuclear Weapons. 6. The Debate over Defense. 7. Canada's Defense Alternatives. 8. Economics of Defense. 9.Canada and the United States. Light spotting to cloth, else very good in r ubbed, torn and creased price-clipped dustjacket. 20.00

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199 COOPER, Julian. Chatham House Papers: Soviet Programme Publication. Soviet Defence Industry : Conversion and Economic Reform. First Edition Paperback.
Council on Foreign Relations Press, New York, 1991, ISBN:0876091176 
COOPER, Julian. The Soviet Defence Industry : Conversion and Economic Reform. New York: published for the Royal Institute of International Affairs [by] Council on Foreign Relations Press, (1991). First Printing. Pp. (12),1-111,(5). 8vo, printed red card covers with white lettering to front cover andspine. Chatham House Papers, A Soviet Programme Publication. Programme Dir ector: Neil Malcolm. "The vast Soviet military-industrial complex is widelyviewed to hold the key to the Soviet Union's transition to a mixed market economy due to the industry's virtual stranglehold on technology. But, in the wake of unprecedented budget cuts and the continuing political upheaval in the republics, how it can revitalize the Soviet economy is the subject of debate wtihin the Soviet Union and the defence industry itself. In 'The Soviet Defence Industry', Julian Cooper, a noted expert on Soviet technologyand industry, looks at the changing position of the industry since Gorbach ev came to power. Cooper provides an informative overview of the industry'sstructure and identifies its key personnel. He considers in detail the pro blems of 'conversion' -- the switching from a military-oriented to a civilian-oriented production program -- including the emergence of demilitarized 'secret towns', the loss of skilled personnel to local cooperatives, and the political implications for the Soviet Union as the republics woo some sectors away from the Union. Cooper also highlights the divisions within the industry, answering whether the defence complex has been using its politicalpower to frustrate economic reform. He concludes with an assessment of the implciations for the West of the transformation of the most successful sec tor of the Soviet Union's planned economy." - from rear. Contents: 1. Introduction; 2. The Soviet defence industry; 3. The geography of the defence industry; 4. Conversion: strategy and practice; 5. The defence industry and economic reform; 6. The defence industry as a political force; 7. Prospects and implications for the West. Very good. 45.00

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200 CORNELL, Richard. Revolutionary Vanguard : The Early Years of the Communist Youth International, 1914-1924. First Edition, Hardcover.
University of Toronto Press, Toronto, 1982, ISBN:0802055591 
CORNELL, Richard. Revolutionary Vanguard : The Early Years of the CommunistYouth International, 1914-1924. Toronto, Buffalo, London : University of T oronto Press, (1982). First Printing. Pp. (6),[vii]-xvi,(2),[3]-353,(3). 8vo, blue cloth with black lettering to front board and spine. "The monolithic nature of the communist movement during the Stalinist period overlay pluralist tendencies. These were suppressed in the 1920s, though they were to re-emerge after Stalin's death. The history of the Communist Youth International is revealed in this volume as an important example of the 'autonomist'tendencies in the communist movement after the First World War. The experi ence of the CYI also demonstrates that differences between the Leninist andStalinist eras were of degree, rather than of kind. Under Lenin, organizat ional principles and practices were introduced that gave to the new communist movement a distinct, authoritarian cast. Cornell considers the relevance, in the development of radical movements among the young, of such qualities as untempered idealism, a predisposition to embrace the most radical alternatives for social change, and a self-assertiveness or rebelliousness directed against traditional adult teachings. He shows how these qualities wereto lead, after the First World War (and more recently), to conflicts betwe en radical, ideologically orthodox youth and more pragmatic adult party leaders. In introducing their new kind of radicalism, the young communists of Europe in 1919 considered themselves to be the most revolutionary element among revolutionaries -- the highest form of 'revolutionary vanguard'. Moscow did not agree." -from the introductory preamble. Contents: 1. A traditionof independence; 2. Factional struggles and the socialist youth; 3. Radica lism and revolution; 4. The Berlin congress; 5. 'Clarity' in the socialist youth movement: the struggle for supremacy; 6. Conflict over the role of the youth movement; 7. Decisions in Moscow; 8. The united fron and 'bolshevization'; 9. The revolutionary vanguard in perspective. With bibliography andindex. Light white specking to front board and spine, else very good. 40.0 0

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