John W. Doull, Bookseller, Inc.

Quick Search

Author/Illustrator
Title
Words appearing in our descriptions
Keyword(s)
 
 
 
 

Click on Title to view full description

 
41 Architecture and Building. SHEPPARD, E.J. BROWN, Frank Chouteau. WILLIAMSON, Russell Barr. Architecture and Building : A Magazine Devoted to Contemporary Architectural Construction. Vol. 53, January, 1921 - December, 1921
William T. Comstock Company, New York , 1921, 
(Architecture and Building). Architecture and Building : A Magazine Devotedto Contemporary Architectural Construction. Vol. LIII, January, 1921 – Dec ember, 1921. New York : The William T. Comstock Company, 1921. Pp (4),[1]-96,+ 210 plates. Text Illustrations. Double Column. 4to, black half-leather,green cloth boards, gilt lettering to spine. Sample of contents : Paint as an Engineering Material (by E.J. Sheppard, pp 3-5, 7); Foundation Work for the Harbour View Building, Broad and Front Streets, New York (by Jacob Lan gfuer, pp 27-29); Solving the Concrete House Design Problem (by Russell Barr Williamson, pp 56-57); and much more. ADDITIONAL SHIPPING CHARGES WILL APPLY DUE TO THIS VOLUME'S WEIGHT. Spine repaired with black tape (with part of original spine taped on, but upside down), corners worn, cloth rubbed, front inner hinge cracked, else good to very good internally. As is. 75.00

Price: 75.00 CDN
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
42 Architecture Forum EBERLEIN, Harold D. SHEDD, Charles L. CARRIERE, Robert B.C.M. Architectural Forum. Volume 34, Number 1 to 6, January to June 1921
Rogers and Manson Company, New York , 1921, 
(Architectural Forum). The Architectural Forum. Volume XXXIV, Number 1 to 6, January to June 1921. New York : Rogers and Manson Company, 1921. Pp [i]-iv,[1]-228,+ 6 frontispieces and 94 plates. Text Illustrations. Double Column. 4to, black half-leather, black cloth boards, gilt lettering to spine. Aprofusely illustrated architectural magazine (photographs and plans). Samp le of contents : Early American Domestic Architecture. V. The Sir William Johnson House, Fort Johnson, N.Y. (pp 51-54); Villas of the Veneto (by Harold D. Eberlein and Robert B.C.M. Carrière, Parts I-III, pp 1-8, 77-84, 157-164); Steel Construction (by Charles L. Shedd, Parts I-III, pp 129-132, 183-186, 207-211); and much more. ADDITIONAL SHIPPING CHARGES WILL APPLY DUE TOTHIS VOLUME'S WEIGHT. Front cover detached, wear to spine and corners, clo th rubbed, else good to very good. 100.00

Price: 100.00 CDN
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
43 Architecture Forum GREELEY, William Roger MORRIS, B.W. Architectural Forum. Volume 33, Number 1 to 6, July to December 1920.
Rogers and Manson Company, New York , 1920, 
(Architectural Forum). The Architectural Forum. Volume XXXIII, Number 1 to 6, July to December 1920. New York : Rogers and Manson Company, 1920. Pp [i]-iv,[1]-232,+ 6 frontispieces and 96 plates. Text Illustrations. Double Column. 4to, black half-leather, black cloth boards, gilt lettering to spine.A profusely illustrated architectural magazine (photographs and plans). Sa mple of contents : The Cunard Building, New York (by B.W. Morris, pp 1-6); Sprinkler Installation for Fire Protection (by W.D. Brown, Parts I-IV, pp 26-28, 73-74, 85-88, 139-142); Schoolhouses in Massachusetts (by William Roger Greeley, pp 155-160); and much more. ADDITIONAL SHIPPING CHARGES WILL APPLY DUE TO THIS VOLUME'S WEIGHT. Wear to spine and corners, cloth rubbed, hinges solid, else very good. 100.00

Price: 100.00 CDN
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
44 Architecture) La Maison Helene et Roma Bourgeois, Grande-Digue, Co. Kent, N.-B.
À la découverte de l'habitation acadienne inc., Moncton , 1977, 
(Architecture). La Maison Hélène et Roma Bourgeois, Grande-Digue, Co. Kent,N.-B. Moncton : "À la découverte de l'habitation acadienne inc.", juin 197 7. Pp 1-34 leaves printed one side only. Double column. Illustrated. Maps. Oblong 8vo, brown card covers, with black plastic comb binding. Contents : Introduction; Gédaique; Roma Bourgeois; Maison; Lexique. Very good. 30.00

Price: 30.00 CDN
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
New architecture in Sweden / Ny arkitektur i Sverige.  in dj , Architecture)
45 Architecture) New architecture in Sweden / Ny arkitektur i Sverige. in dj
Svenska Arkitekters Riksförbund, 1961, 
(Architecture). New architecture in Sweden / Ny arkitektur i Sverige. Stockholm: Svenska Arkitekters Riksförbund, 1961. Pp. 342. Fully illustrated with black & white photographs. Text in English and Swedish. 4to, beige woven cloth, black lettering to front and spine. Vg in dj (chipping to corners, folds and spine ends, browning to spine). 70.00

Price: 70.00 CDN
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
46 Architecture) PECK, Ronald Nova Scotian's Guide to Built Heritage : Architectural Styles 1604-1930
0, 
(Architecture). A Nova Scotian's Guide to Built Heritage : Architectural Styles 1604-1930. [Halifax] : Nova Scotia Department of Culture, Recreation &Fitness, n.d. [198?]. Pp (16 leaves), unpaginated, printed one side only. Oblong 8vo, cream card covers, white plastic coil binding. Illustrated by Ronald Peck. Very good. 7.50

Price: 7.50 CDN
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
47 ARNELL, J.C. Sailing in Bermuda : Sail Racing in the Nineteenth Century. First Editionin dustjacket, Signed
Royal Hamilton Amateur Dinghy Club, Hamilton, Bermuda, 1982, 
ARNELL, J.C. Sailing in Bermuda : Sail Racing in the Nineteenth Century. Hamilton, Bermuda : Royal Hamilton Amateur Dinghy Club, (1982). First Edition. "This book was designed by Laurie Lewis and was printed by the Universityof Toronto Press." Pp (6),[vii]-xiv,[1]-255,(3) + colour frontispiece. Ill ustrated. 8vo, red cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Hallett, Bermuda in Print : A Guide to the Printed Literature on Bermuda, 2nd ed., p. 14. "This history of sail racing in Bermuda has been published by the Royal Hamilton Aamteur Dinghy Club to mark its centennial in 1982. From the origins of competitive sailing, when the Bermuda Gazette of 18 May 1793 reported that 'Upon the whole every person of judgment must allow that the people of Bermuda are wonderfully dextrous in the art of boat sailing,' it describes aspects ofsailing which are unique to this small island. The book chronicles the eve nts and proceedings of sail racing in the nineteenth century and tells of the development of the 'Bermuda Rig', which has been proven to be the most efficient rig for windward sailing in the history of naval architecture. Sixappendices list information on every named sloop, dinghy, and skiff which will be valuable to other researchers in maritime history." - front dj flap. Chapters : 1. The Origins of Competitive Sailing; 2. The First Yacht Clubs; 3. Early Club Activities; 4. Other Competitive Sailing; 5. The Start of Dingy Racing; 6. The Royal Bermuda Yacht Club Challenge Cups; 7. Dingey Racing Comes of Age; 8. The Fitting of Boats; 9. Handicapping; 10. The Fittingof Dingeys; 11. Epilogue. Appendices : A. Major Cup Winners; B. Bermudian Sloops (pp.155-190); C. Bermuda Dinghies (pp.191-231); D. Decked Dinghies; E. Two-Masted Skiffs (12- 20' keel); F. Royal Bermuda Yacht Club yacht measurements as measured by Ambrose Gosling in 1894-97. With index. Very good in dustjacket. Gift inscriptiion from Celia and Jack Arnell on the flyleaf. Signed by Jack Arnell on the title page. 45.00

Price: 45.00 CDN
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
48 ARNOLD, H. Godwin Early Meeting Houses. Offprint, signed copy
Ancient Monuments Society, 1960, 
ARNOLD, H. Godwin. Early Meeting Houses. Reprinted from The Transactions ofthe Ancient Monuments Society, New Series, Volume Eight, 1960, pp 89-139,( 1). Illustrated with phtographs and architectural drawings. 8vo, white stapled card covers, lettered in black. Contents : Part One. Part Two : FriendsMeeting House, Come-to-Good, Kea, Cornwall; Friends Meeting House, Long Su tton, Sussex; Friends Meeting House, Adderbury, Oxfordshire; Friends Meeting House, Ettington, Warwickshire; Baptist Church, Gloucestershire; Friends Meeting House, Almeley, Wootton, Herefordshire; Friends Meeting House, Brigflatts, nr. Sedbergh, Yorkshire; Friends Meeting House, Farfield, nr Addingham, Yorkshire; Unitarian Chapel, Dean Row, Wilmslow, Cheshire; Friends Meeting House, Jordans, nr. Beaconsfield, Bucks; Baptist Chapel, Winslow. PartThree : Walls; Roofs; Carpentry; Windows and Doors; Floors; Fittings; Insc riptions. [List of] Early Meeting Houses : Friends Meeting Houses; Unitarian Churches; Inghamite Chapel; Presbyterian Churches; Methodist Churches; Moravian Settlements; Baptist Churxches; Congregational Churches. Rubbed, tears along spine, stapled rusted, else very good. Signed without inscription by the auhor. 20.00

Price: 20.00 CDN
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
49 Art - Edmonton) Edmonton Entrances
Edmonton Art Gallery, 1975, 
(Art - Edmonton). Edmonton Entrances : An exhibition organized by The Edmonton Art Gallery November 3 to December 10. 1075. (Edmonton: Edmonton Art Gallery), 1975. Pp.[41], unpaginated, including 34 colour plates. 8vo, black ill. card covers. The accompanying catalogue to an exhibit which shows examples of doorways in Edmonton designed in the folk art tradition. Notations to rear cover, a few small creases at the spine, else vg. 20.00

Price: 20.00 CDN
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
Toronto : No Mean City. 1st printing in dustjacket, ARTHUR, Eric
50 ARTHUR, Eric Toronto : No Mean City. 1st printing in dustjacket
University of Toronto Press, Toronto, 1964, 
ARTHUR, Eric. Toronto : No Mean City. (Toronto) : University of Toronto Press, (1964). First Printing. Pp (8),vii-xvii,(3),[3]280,(4). Illustrated. 4to, white cloth. Very good in nicked, price-clipped dj (with a couple of one-inch tears). 60.00

Price: 60.00 CDN
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
51 ARTHUR, Eric Toronto : No Mean City. 3rd printing in dustjacket
University of Toronto Press, Toronto, 1965, 
ARTHUR, Eric. Toronto : No Mean City. (Toronto) : University of Toronto Press, (1965). Third Printing. Pp (8),vii-xvii,(3),[3]280,(4). Illustrated. 4to, white cloth. Very good in nicked dustjacket. 50.00

Price: 50.00 CDN
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
52 ASHPITEL, Arthur, ed. HOSKING, William). TREDGOLD, Thomas). ROBISON, John). Treatise on Architecture, including the Arts of Construction, Building, Stone-Masonry, Arch, Carpentry, Roof, Joinery, and Strength of Materials. Publisher's Presentation Copy. First thus.
Adam and Charles Black, Edinburgh, 1867, 
ASHPITEL, Arthur, ed. Treatise on Architecture, including the Arts of Construction, Building, Stone-Masonry, Arch, Carpentry, Roof, Joinery, and Strength of Materials. Edited by Arthur Ashpitel. Edinburgh: Adam and Charles Black, MDCCCLXVII. First thus. Pp. (8),[v]-vii,(1),[1]-311,(5). With dozens of engravings to text. 4to, rebound in contemporary half brown leather, black cloth boards, gilt lettering and six gilt tooled bands to spine, marbled endpapers. "The proprietors of the Encyclopaedia Britannica having been advised that the treatises on Architecture and the arts connected with that work, if published in a separate volume, would be useful to those engaged in the building trade, have selected the following for that purpose:" - from the preface. As per the preface, William Hosking contributed the pieces on Architecture, Building, and Construction; Thomas Tredgold contributed the pieces on Joinery and Stone-Masonry; Thomas Young contributed the piece on Carpentry; and John Robison contributed the pieces on Roof, Arch, and Strength of Materials. Rebound LACKING ALL 55 PLATES from rear. Spine rebacked, some smudging, occasional pencilled marginalia, else very good. Uncommon. Presentation copy from the publisher, C.B. Black, warmly inscribed to James Watson, Esq., on the half-title. 1,000.00

Price: 1000.00 CDN
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
53 ASHRAF, Kazi K. Spatial Habitus: Making and Meaning in Asia's Architecture Hermit's Hut : Architecture and Asceticism in India. First Edition in dustjacket.
University of Hawai'i Press, Honolulu, 2013, ISBN:978082485835 
ASHRAF, Kazi K. The Hermit's Hut : Architecture and Asceticism in India. Honolulu: University of Hawai'i Press, (2013). First Printing. Pp. (6),vii-xiii,(1),1-222,(4). Illustrated in black and white. Large 8vo, black cloth with silver lettering to spine. A volume in the Spatial Habitus: Making and Meaning in Asia's Architecture series. Edited by Ronald G. Knapp and Xing Ruan. "'The Hermit's Hut' offers an original insight into the profound relationship between architecture and asceticism. Although architecture continually responds to ascetic compulsions, as inits frequent encounter with the question of excess and less, it is typically considered separate from asceticism. In contrast, this innovative book explores the rich and mutual ways inwhich asceticism and architecture are played out in each other's practices . The question of asceticism is also considered -- as neither a religious discourse nor a specific cultural tradition but as a perennial issue in the practice of culture. The work convincingly traces the influences from earlyIndian asceticism to Zen Buddhism to the Japanese teahouse -- the latter o pening the door to modern minimalism." - from the dustjacket. Very good in dustjacket. 40.00

Price: 40.00 CDN
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
54 ASHWORTH, G. J. War and the City. First Edition in dustjacket
Routledge, London and New York, 1991, ISBN:0415053471 
ASHWORTH, G. J. War and the City. London and New York : Routledge, (1991). First Edition. Pp (4),[v]-xi,(1),[1]-227,(1). Figures. Tables. Index. 8vo, black cloth, silver lettering to spine. "Cities have evolved from small urban systems designed to withstand attack from without. The demands of the modern city have shifted the focus to the dangers of internal violence. War and the City analyses the role of cities in war and the effects of war on cities." (from the dj, back panel). "In War and the City, Gregory Ashworth examines the relationship between war (as an activity), and cities (as particular spatial settings). The book brings together the characteristics of cities and the defence function, arguing that the two have an important influence on each other. Defence has long been a priority for urban planners. It has often shaped the choice of location and site, architecture and physicalform and even the organization of urban societies. Similarly, cities have influenced the shape of conflict, both in external attack anad internal insurrection, at times having both active and passive roles. Exploring how political, social, economic and technological change have all influenced urbandevelopment, the author synthesizes military history and the geography of urban defence to question both the past and the future of the city at war."(front dj flap). Contents : Preface. 1. Introduction. 2. The Fortified Cit y. 3. The Defence Town. 4. The Insurgent City. 5. The City as Battle Terrain. 6. The Air Defence of Cities. 7. The Re-use of Redundant Defence Systems. 8. Defence as Heritage. 9. The City and Defence. Minor spotting to top edge, else very good in dustjacket. 60.00

Price: 60.00 CDN
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
55 ATHERTON, William Henry Montreal, 1535-1914 : Volume One: Under the French Regime, 1535-1760; Volume Two: Under British Rule, 1760-1914; Volume Three: Biographical
S.J. Clarke Publishing Company, Montreal, 1914, 
ATHERTON, William Henry. Montreal, 1535-1914 : Volume One: Under the FrenchRegime, 1535-1760; Volume Two: Under British Rule, 1760-1914; Volume Three : Biographical. Montreal: The S.J. Clarke Publishing Company, 1914. IN THREE VOLUMES. I: Pp. (4),[iii]-xxv,(1),[1]-450,(2), portrait frontispiece, + 88 leaves of plates; II: Pp. (4),iii-xxvi,1-673,(3), + 84 leaves of plates; III: Pp. (4),5-686, including 112 leaves of plates. Copiously illustrated. 4to, half black leather with pebbled bluish-green boards with four raised bands, gilt lettering and decoration to spine, all edges marbled, with greenmarbled endpapers. Atherton (b. November 15, 1867 - d. July 6, 1950). Cont ents: Volume 1: 1. Hochelaga; 2. Colonization: Under the early trading companies of New France; 3. The Great Sault: Champlain the first trader; 4. Colonization: under the company of One Hundred Associates; 5. Montreal: The company of Notre Dame de Montreal; 6. Ville Marie: Founded by Pauld e Chomedey de Maisonneuve; 7. Progress and War; 8. Critical Years: Lambert Closse, Commandant; 9. The Second Foundation of Montreal: The Great Reinforcement of1653; 10. Iroquois and Jesuits: The Departure of the Jesuits; 11. The Comi ng of the Suplicians, 1657; 12. The New Reinforcement of Montreal: The Coming of Laval; 13. How Montreal Saved New France: Dollard's exploit at the Long Sault; 14. Hostilities and Losses; 15. The Sovereign Council and the Seigneurs of the Island: Great Changes, physical and political; 16. The Recallof de Maisonneuve; 17. The Subdual of the Iroquois: The end of the Heroic Age; 18. The Feudal System Established: The Seigneurs of the Montreal District; 19. Economical Progress: Industries, trade and labour; 20. Colonization and Population; 21. Expeditions from Montrael; La Salle, Dollier de Casson, de Courcelles; 22. Education; 23. Garrison Life -- Slackening Morals; 24. Notable Losses; 25. Town Planning and Architecture: The foundation of theParish Church and Bon Secours Chapel; 26. Altercations: Frontenac's First Term of Governorship: i. The Rival Governors, ii. Church and State, iii. The Governor, the Intendant and the Sovereign Council; 27. Trade at Montreal Under Frontenac and Perrot; 28. War Again, the Iroquois, New York and Hudson's Bay; The Governments of De La Barre and Denonville; 29. Iroquois Revenge: Denonville's Treachery and the Massacre of Lachine; 30. Montreal Prowessat Home and Abroad: Frontenac's second term of government; 31. Social, Civ il and Religious Progress; 32. The Great Indian Peace Signed at Montreal. The Foundation of Detroit: The Governmentof de Callieres; 33. From the Treaty fo Ryswick to the Treaty of Utrecht, Queen Anne's War: Montreal saved by land and water; 34-36. Half a Century of Peace and Progress: Civic Side Lights; 37. Education--Primary, Secondary and Technical: A record from 1657-1760; 38. The General Hospital of Montreal under Madame d'Youville; 39. Montreal Military Headquarters: The final strugle for supremacy -- The Seven Years. 1756-1763 -- The Campaign of 1756 (Oswego) -- The Winter at Montreal; 40. The Campaign of 1657: The Siege of William Henry -- Winter Gayety and Gaunt Famine; 41. The Victory of Carillon: A Winter of gayety and foreboding;42. The Fall fo Quebec: Montreal the seat of government; 43. The Fall of M ontreal: The Capitulation. With appendices. Volume Two: 1. The Exodus from Montreal; 2. The Interregnum: Military Government; 3. The Definitive Treatyof Paris: The New Civil Government; 4. Civic Government under Justices of the Peace; 5. The Preliminary Struggle for an Assembly: The British Merchants of Montreal; 6. The Quebec Act of 1774: The Noblesse of the District of Montreal; 7. The Revolutionary War of 1775: Montreal the seat of discontent; 8. Montreal Besieged: The Second Capitulation; 9. Montreal, an American City Seven Months Under Congress: The Congress Army evacuates Montreal; 10. The Assembly at Last; The Constitutional Act of 1791; 11. The Fur Traders of Montreal: The Great North West Company; 12. French Revolutionary Designs:Montreal the seat of Jacobinism; 13. The American Invasion of 1812: Montre al and Chateauguay: French Canadian Loyality; 14. Side Lights of Social Progress; 15 Bureaucracy vs Democracy: The Proposed Union of the Canadas; 16. Murmurs of Revolution: Race and Class Antagonism; 17. Montreal in the Throes of Civil War; 18. Proclamation of the Union: Home Rule for the Colony; 19. Responsible Government under the Union; 20. The Municipality of Montreal;21. Supplemental Annals and Sidelights of Social Life under the Union; 22. Constitutional Life Under Confederation: Federal and Provincial Influence; 23. Supplemental Annals and Sidelights of Social Life under Confederation; 25. Religious Denominations; 26. School System of Montreal Before the Cess ion; 27. The School System after the Union: The Rise of the 'school commissions of Montreal'; 28. University Development: i. M'gill University, ii. Laval University; 29. General Culture: i. The Library Movement, ii. Literary and Learned Societies, iii. Artistic Associations; 30. National Origins of the Population; 31. Public Safety Services: Fighting Fire -- Darkness -- Floods -- Drought; 32. Law and Order: Jails -- Police Services -- Courthouse -- Law Officers; 33. Hospitals; 34. Sociological Movements; 35. Commercial History Before the Union; 36. Commercial History since the Union: The rise of modern manufacturers and industries; 37. Finance: Montreal banking and insurance bodies; 38. Transportation: i. Shipping -- Early and Modern, ii. The Development of Montreal Shipping (Sailing Vessels, Steam Vessels, Atlantic Liners) (pp. 569-584); 39. Transportation; 40. Transportation by Rail: Montreal and the railways of Canada; 41. Transportation by Road: i. The Ancient and Modern Postal Service of Montreal, ii. Street Transportation; 42. City Improvement from the Cession: Under Justices of the Peace; 43. Citiy Improvement after the Union: Under the Municipality; 44. City Improvement since Confederation: The Rise of Metropolitan Montreal. Volume Three: includesmany dozens of brief biographical sketches. Ex-libris Montreal collector A lberti G. Nicholls, with his bookplate to front pastedown of volume one. Very light shelfwear, name to ffep of v.1, else a very good, tight set. 500.00

Price: 500.00 CDN
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
56 ATTWOOD, Edward L. Theoretical Naval Architecture.
Longmans, Green , London, 1922, 
ATTWOOD, Edward L. Theoretical Naval Architecture. With Numerous Diagrams. London : Longmans, Green and Co., 1922. New Edition, Fourth Printing. Pp [i]-ix,(3),[1]-512,+ 6 folding leaves of plans & plates. 8vo, blue cloth, black lettering to spine. Contents : 1. Areas, Volumes, Weights, Displacement,etc. 2. Moments, Centre of Gravity, Centre of Buoyancy, Displacement Table , Planimeter, etc. 3. Conditions of Equilibrium, Transverse Metacentre, Moment of Inertia, Transverse BM, Inclining Experiment, Metacentric Height, etc. 4. Longitudinal Metacentre, Longitudinal BM, Change of Trim. 5. StaticalStability, Curves of Stability, Calculations for Curves of Stability, Inte grator, Dynamical Stability. 6. Trochoidal Wave Theory. 7. Calculations of Weights - Strength of Butt Connections, Davits, Pillars, Derricks, Shaft Brackets. 8. Strains experienced by Ships - Curves of Loads, Shearing Force, and Bending Moment - "Smith" Correction - Equivalent Girder. 9. Horse-Power, Effective and Indicated Resistance of Ships - Coefficients of Speed - Lawof Comparison. 10. Screw Propulsion. 11. Propulsion by Wind. 12. The Rolli ng of Ships. 13. The Turning of Ships - Strength of Rudder Heads. 14. Launching Calculations. Appendices. Covers worn, front inner hinge shaky, prize bookplate, else good. 20.00

Price: 20.00 CDN
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
57 AVENI, Anthony F., and Gary URTON (eds.). Ethnoastronomy and Archaeoastronomy in the American Trupics. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, Volume 385
New York Academy of Sciences, New York , 1982, ISBN:0897661605 1982 
AVENI, Anthony F., and Gary URTON, (eds.). Ethnoastronomy and Archaeoastronomy in the American Trupics. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, Volume 385. New York : The New York Academy of Sciences, 1982. Pp [i]-ix,(1),1-365,(1),+ double-page plate. Illustrated. 8vo, navy cloth, silver lettering to front board and spine.

Contents :
Introductory Remarks (by Anthony F. Aveni and Gary Urton, pp vii-ix).

Woven Heaven, Tangled Earth : A Weaver's Paradigm of the Mesoamerican Cosmos (by Cecilia F. Klein, pp 1-35).

Pyramid and Sacred Mountain (by Richard Fraser Townsend, pp 37-62).

Precision in the Layout of Maya Architecture* (by Anthony F. Aveni and Horst Hartung, pp 63-80).

Astronomy, Cosmovisión, and Ideology in Pre-Hispanic Mesoamerica (by Johanna Broda, pp 81-110).

The Zenith, the Mountain, the Center, and the Sea (by Clemency Coggins, pp 111-123).

A General Consideration of the Maya Correlation Question (by Beth A. Collea, pp 125-134).

The Double-Headed Dragon and the Sky A Pervasive Cosmological Symbol (by John B. Carlson, pp 135-163).

Astronomical Models of Social Behavior Among Some Indians of Colombia (by G. Reichel Dolmatoff, pp 165-181).

The Pleiades and Scorpius in Barasana Cosmology (by Stephen Hugh-Jones, pp 183-201).

Catachillay : The Role of the Pleiades and of the Southern Cross and and Centauri in the Calendar of the Incas (by R,T, Zuidema, pp 203-229).

Astronomy and Calendrics on the Coast of Peru (by Gary Urton, pp 231-247).

Archaeoastronomy at Machu Picchu (by D.S. Dearborn and R.E. White, pp 249-259).

The Information System of Middle Horizon Quipus (by William J. Conklin, pp 261-281).
Ethnoastronomy of the Eastern Bororo Indians of Mato Grosso, Brazil (by Stephen M. Fabian, p p 283-301).

Astronomical Alignments in Medieval Islamic Religious Architecture (by David A. King, pp 303-312).

Ahu a 'Umi Heiau: A Native Hawaiian Astronomical and Directional Register (by Armando M. Silva and Rubellite K. Johnson, pp 313-331).

Summary: : Archaeoastronomy in the Tropics (by Owen Gingerich, pp 333-336).

The Tropical Zone: Land of Opportunity (by Sharon L. Gibbs, pp 337-341).

Archaeoastronomy, Ethnoastronomy, and the History of Science (by Stephen C. McCluskey, pp 343-351).

Culture Confronts Nature in the Dialectical World of the Tropics (by Billie Jean Isbell, pp 353-363).

Penned name, initials stamped, else very good. 50.00


Price: 50.00 CDN
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
58 BAIRD, George, and Larry RICHARDS. BODDY, Trevor Halifax : Ten Buildings to See. An article in Trace : A Canadian Review of Architecture, Vol. 1, No. 1
Architectural Magazine Society, Toronto , 1981, 
BAIRD, George, and Larry RICHARDS. ”Halifax : Ten Buildings to See.” An article in Trace : A Canadian Review of Architecture, Vol. 1, No. 1, pp 16-24.(Toronto : The Architectural Magazine Society), n.d. [1981]. Pp (2),[1]-[7 2]. Illustrated. 4to, illustrated black card covers. Other contents : “Regionalism, Nationalism, and Modernism” by Trevor Boddy; “Cormier House” by Odile Hénault & Larry Richards; “Cap Trinité” by George Trakas. Edgeworn, else very good. 12.50

Price: 12.50 CDN
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
59 BAKER, Raymond F. Studies in Archaeology, Architecture and History series) Campaign of Amateurs : The Siege of Louisbourg, 1745
Canadian Heritage, Parks Canada, Ottawa, 1995, ISBN:066016065x 
BAKER, Raymond F. A Campaign of Amateurs : The Siege of Louisbourg, 1745. (Ottawa) : Parks Canada, Canadian Heritage (1995). Pp. (2),3-79,(1). With a few b&w photos and other illustrations in the text. Double column. Oblong 8vo (241 x 184 mm), colour photo-illustrated stapled white card covers. In the Studies in Archaeology, Architecture and History series. Tennyson, Cape Bretoniana 510. "This work was originally published as "A Campaign of Amateurs : The Siege of Louisbourg, 1745" in Canadian Historic Sites: OccasionalPapers in Archaeology and History, No. 18; Contributions from the Fortress of Louisbourg - No. 3 (1978), pp. 5-57"- page [2]. "The following study of the 1745 siege of Louisbourg involved three months' research among the arc hival holdings of the Fortress of Louisbourg. It is not a comprehensive study, as time would not permit detailed examination of many phases of the siege deserving further investigation. The following are those phases which I feel are of particular significance, with the thought that subsequent research might be undertaken upon them: the New England vessels participating inthe expedition; the provisions used by and the method of provisioning the New England forces during the siege; the relations between Warren and Pepperrell during the siege, as well as the nature and extent of army-navy co-operation; the state of the Louisbourg defences (both fortifications and armaments) prior to the siege; the extent of the disaffection of the Louisbourggarrison prior to the siege, and the influence the disaffection might have had on the final outcome and the provincial scouting parties sent out duri ng the siege, with particular reference to the purposes intended, the results achieved, and the effect the scouting parties might have had on the final outcome of the campaign"- Preface, p. 5. Preface; Background Preliminaries The Landing of 11 May The Abandonment of the Royal Battery The ProvincialArmy Encamps Duchambon Prepares for Defence The Provincials Occupy the Roy al Battery The Landing of the Provisions and Artillery The Erection of the Green Hill Battery, 15 May The Summons to Surrender on 18 May French Sortieof 19 May and the Proposed Provincial Assault on Louisbourg of 20 May. The Siege The Provincial Batteries, their Effects, and French Countermeasures Royal Battery Coehorn Battery The Advance Batteries Titcomb's Battery OtherMeasures Taken by the French French Morale and the Capture of the Vigilant , 30 May The Attacks on the Island Battery, 18 May - 6 June Friction Grows Between the Provincial Commanders The Erection of the Lighthouse Battery, 12 - 21 June The Proposed Assault on 26 June and the Surrender of LouisbourgConclusions. Appendices : A. Chronology of the Siege of Louisbourg, 1745. B. William Shirley to the Lords of the Admiralty: Scheme for Attacking Louisbourg. C. "Instructions given by William Shirley of Massachusetts, to William Pepperell, Lieutenant General of the forces raised in New-England, for an expedition against the French settlements on the Island of Cape Breton."D. Terms for the Surrender of Louisbourg, 27 June 1745. With end-notes and bibliography. Very good. 40.00

Price: 40.00 CDN
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
60 BAKER, William A. BAKER, R.S. BAKER, W.A. New Mayflower : Her Design and Construction. no dj
Barre Gazette, Barre, MA, 1958, 
BAKER, William A. The New Mayflower : Her Design and Construction. Illustrations by R.S. and W.A. Baker. Barre, MA: Barre Gazette, 1958. Pp. (4),v-xiv,(4),1-162,(2), + 8 p. of plates and 4 folding plans in rear pocket. 8vo, blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Contents: 1. The Search; 2. Early 17th Century Ship Design; 3. The Arrangement and Construction of Early 17th Century Ships; 4. Dimensions and Lines; 5. Arrangement and Fittings; 6. Masting and Rigging; 7. Building and Trials. The naval architect author's efforts to construct a replica of the Mayflower, based upon seventeenth-centuryconstruction and design methods. Baker, who traditionally was involved in the "designing of modern cargo ships, passenger ships, and tankers as a naval architect employed by a large shipbuilding company" embarked on the project as a "busman's holiday", spending the better oart of six years' worth of spare time in preparing, outfitting, and testing the vessel, before its maiden launch on April 16th, 1957. Previous owner's namestamp to top- and fore-edge, faint dampstain to top edge and ffep, else good. Lacking dj. 40.00

Price: 40.00 CDN
Add to Shopping Cart
 
< PREV  1 2   3  4 5 6 7 8 9 10  NEXT >   Skip 10 >>


Questions, comments, or suggestions
Please write to info@doullbooks.com
Copyright©2018. All Rights Reserved.
Powered by ChrisLands.com

 

 

cookie
db error Data too long for column 'request' at row 1