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41 ALLEN, Rebecca, (ed.) TRIGGS, John R. Historical Archaeology : Journal of the Socety for Historical Archaeology,Volume 39, Number 2
Societ for Historical Archaeology, 2005, 
ALLEN, Rebecca, (ed.). Historical Archaeology : Journal of the Socety for Historical Archaeology, Volume 39, Number 2. N.pl. : Society for Historical Archaeology, 2005. Pp (4),1-154,(2). Illustrated. Maps. Double Column. 8vo,illustrated white card covers, lettered in black. Of nautical interest : S ocial Flux at the Naval Establishment at Penetanguishene, Lake Huron, 1817–1834 (by John R. Triggs, pp 105-135). Abstract : "Factors influencing the spatial arrangement of buildings at the Royal Navy establishment at Penetanguishene on Lake Huron are discussed. Excavation at the naval hospital at this site provides new insight into the residential movements of the various social groups at the base. Analysis of stratigraphy and artifacts recoveredfrom the hospital suggests that the assistant naval surgeon and his wife, military officers, and aboriginal people resided in the structure at various times over a 17-year period. Contemporary attitudes toward social and economic status, service rank/rating, and aboriginal people are explored within the context of the archaeological and documentary evidence to explain changes in residential patterning through time." Contents : Health and Diseasein Nineteenth-Century San Francisco: Skeletal Evidence from a Forgotten Ce metery (by Michele R. Buzon, Phillip L. Walker, Francine Drayer Verhjagen, and Susan L. Kerr); Regulars and “Irregulars”: British and Provincial Variability among Eighteenth-Century Military Frontiers (by Andrew Farry); Eighteenth-Century Redware Folk Terms and Vessel Forms: A Survey of Utilitarian Wares from Southeastern Pennsylvania (by Patricia E. Gbible); Excavating the Dugout House of Norwegian Immigrant Anna Byberg Christopherson Goulson, Swift County, Minnesota (by Donald W. LInebaugh); Back to the Bowl: Using English Tobacco Pipebowls to Calculate Mean Site-Occupation Dates (by Seth Mallios); Social Flux at the Naval Establishment at Penetanguishene, Lake Huron, 1817–1834 (by John R. Triggs, pp 105-135). Very good. 15.00

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42 ALLEN, Robert S. His Majesty's Indian Allies : British Indian Policy in The Defence of Canada, 1774-1815. Paperback, Signed.
Dundurn Press, Toronto & Oxford, 1992, ISBN:1550021842 
ALLEN, Robert S. His Majesty's Indian Allies : British Indian Policy in TheDefence of Canada, 1774-1815. Toronto & Oxford : Dundurn Press, 1992. Firs t Paperback Printing. Pp. (6),7-294,(2), including plates. Illustrated. 8vo, art illustrated green card covers with white lettering to front cover andspine. "Today the First Nations are demanding a new recognition of their p lace in Canada. For them this demand is a renewal of the historical relationship between themselves and the European newcomers, based on mutual respect and a separate but equal status in which neither side would interfere wihthe integrity of the other's culture, language, law, or religious and poli tical systems. 'His Majesty's Indian Allies' is a study of the roots of this relationship and an examination of British Indian policy in North Americafrom the time of the American Revolution to the end of the War of 1812, wi th particular focus on Canada. Remarkably little recognition has been givenot the vital military role of native people in the defence of Canada. More precisely, the long relationship between native people and thje crown in C anada, based on formal alliances, was instrumental in preserving and protecting the integrity of the territories that became Canada. The cohesive vehicle for implementing policy directives was the British Indian Department, the forerunner of the present Department of Indian and Northern Affairs Canada. Although plagued by a continuous struggle over land issues and native sovereignty, an enduring and symbiotic relationship evolved between the native people and the British Crown in Canada that was rooted in the mutual need and desire for protection and survival. In his conclusion, Allen argues that the historic chain of friendship between native people and the crown has been recast, but not particularly altered, in the contemporary world of government-native relations. In detailing and assessing these military alliances during the formative and critical years in the development of the nations in North America, Robert Allen has brought refreshing new insights intothe field of native history." - from rear. Very good. Signed, inscribed an d dated by the author on the title page. 25.00

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43 ALLMAND, Christopher, (ed.) Warfare in History series Society at War : The Experience of England and France during the Hundred Yeras War. New Edition in dustjacket
Boydell Press, Woodbridge, 1998, ISBN:085115672x 
ALLMAND, Christopher, (ed.). Society at War : The Experience of England andFrance during the Hundred Yeras War. (Woodbridge) : The Boydell Press, (19 98). New Edition. Pp (4),v-xx,1-236. Index. 8vo, red cloth, gilt lettering to spine. "The impact of war on England and France in the late middle ages,and the reaction to the conflict between them, is fully explored through t he evidence and commentary presented here. The Hundred Years War forms the framework for the chosen documents, all from the fourteenth and fifteenth century. Extracts illuminate how men thought about war and how they faced upto it in practice, the problems of manpower, and the effects of the milita ry needs of the day on society. The importance of economic motives in goingto war is considered, together with the changing methods used in fighting the war and the role of the noncombatant who contributed financially, materially and morally towards his country's war effort. Finally, the attempts at peace-making are illustrated, showing how war did not end suddenly, sinceits effects - social, economic and political - were felt for many years af ter it was officially over." (rom the dj). Contents : Part I : LATE MEDIEVAL ATTITUDES TO WAR. 1. The justifications for war. 2. War and chivalry. 3. The professional attitude. 4. The opponents of war. 5. The judgement of God. Part II : ARMIES AND THEIR ORGANISATION. 1. The French army. 2. The English army. 3. Muster and review. 4. Non-military personnel and transport. 5. Weapons. 6. Provisions. 7. The navy. Part III : THE ENTICEMENTS OF WAR. 1. Wages. 2. Pillage and booty. 3. Prisoners and ransoms. 4. Appatis. 5. Land.6. The consequences of enticement. 7. Enticement, indiscipline and its sol utions. Part IV : THE PRACTICE OF WAR. 1. Training for war. 2. Declaration of war. 3. War on land. 4. War at sea. Part V : WAR AND THE CIVILIAN POPULATION. 1. Attitudes to the non-combatant. 2. Paying for war. 3. Involvement in war. 4. War and nationalism. 5. Profit and loss. Part VI DIPLOMACY, PEACE AND THEIR AFTERMATH. 1. Peacemaking. 2. The problems of peace. 3. Measures for economic revival. FINAL COMMENTS. APPENDIX : 'Battle Plan for the Agincourt campaign. Very good in dustjacket. 50.00

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History and Future of Warfare : Selections from Professional Readings in Military Strategy Published by the Strategic Studies Institute of the US Army War College , ALMOND, Harry H., Jr., and James A. BURGER (eds.) BURGER, James A.
44 ALMOND, Harry H., Jr., and James A. BURGER (eds.) BURGER, James A. History and Future of Warfare : Selections from Professional Readings in Military Strategy Published by the Strategic Studies Institute of the US Army War College
Kluwer Law International, 1999, 
ALMOND, Harry H., Jr., and James A. BURGER (eds.). The History and Future of Warfare : Selections from Professional Readings in Military Strategy Published by the Strategic Studies Institute of the US Army War College. The Hague: Kluwer Law International, (1999). Pp. 936. 8vo, black ill. glossy paper covered boards. Rear board lightly rubbed, else vg. 125.00

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45 Alpine Club of Canada). WHEELER, Arthur O.). THORINGTON, J. Monroe). HICKSON, J.W.A.). Canadian Alpine Journal, Volume 17, 1928.
Alpine Club of Canada, Banff, 1929, 
(Alpine Club of Canada). The Canadian Alpine Journal, Volume 17, 1928. Banff, AB: published by The Alpine Club of Canada, 1929. Pp. (8),[1]-97,(5) of ads, + 22 leaves of plates (3 of which are folding). Illustrated in black and white. 8vo, printed grey card covers with black lettering to front cover, blank spine. Contents: W.A. Don Munday's "Mt. Waddington" (pp. 1-14); J. Monroe Thorington's "Trails of the Athabaska and Columbia, 1928" (pp. 14-22); M.M. Strumia's "Scrambles Around Maligne Lake" (pp. 22-28); J.W.A. Hickson's "The British and French Military Groups Revisited, 1928" (pp. 28-38); Arthur O. Wheeler's "Rogers Pass at the Summit of the Selkirks" (pp. 38-53); J.E. Johnson's "Ascents of Mts. Redoubt and Casemate" (pp. 53-56); A.L.O.W.'s "Some Memories of the Mountains" (pp. 56-61); G.K.'s "The Surveyor as a Mountaineer" (pp. 61-66); Wheeler's "Mounts Brown and Hooker" (pp. 66-69); Thorington's "Mounts Brown and Hooker--A Reply" (pp. 69-71). With "In Memoriam" for John Percy Farrare, Valere Alfred Fynn, Benjamin Frank Seaver, and John Henry Cuntz, as well as several reviews. Dampstain to spine (also affecting initial and final leaves at gutter), creasing to covers, name to front cover, else very good. For the issue. 50.00

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46 ALYLUIA, Jeanne, Pierre R. BEAUDET, and Jane E. HARRIS BEAUDET, Pierre R. HARRIS, Jane E. History and Archaeology, number 45 Eighteenth-Century Container Glass from the Roma Site, Prince Edward Island[and] Bottle Glass from a Privy at Fort George Military Reserve, Ontario [ and] Glassware Excavated from Fort Anne, Nova Scotia
National Parks and Historic Sites Branch, Parks Canada, Environment Canada, Hull, 1981, ISBN:0660107341 
ALYLUIA, Jeanne, Pierre R. BEAUDET, and Jane E. HARRIS. Eighteenth-Century Container Glass from the Roma Site, Prince Edward Island [and] Bottle Glassfrom a Privy at Fort George Military Reserve, Ontario [and] Glassware Exca vated from Fort Anne, Nova Scotia. (Hull, Quebec): National Historic Parks and Sites Branch, Parks Canada, Environment Canada, 1981. Pp. (2),[3]-206,(2). Illustrated in black and white. 4to, brown card covers with orange lettering to front and spine. History and Archaeology, number 45. Alyluia's "Eighteenth-Century Container Glass" (pp. 3-82): "The 18th-century container glass from the Roma site has been divided into three main categories: [...] 1. utilitarian blue-green containers of the wood-burning tradition, 2. darkgreen liquor bottles of the French coal-burning tradition and 3. 'black' g lass liquor bottles of the English coal-burning tradition." - from the abstract. Beaudet's "Bottle Glass from a Privy" (pp. 83-122): "Sixty significant bottle glass artifacts were excavated from the large privy constructed in1835 at the rear of the commandant's quarters at Fort George Military Rese rve. They included numerous types of liquor bottles, egg-shaped soft drink bottles, oil and sauce containers, medicine vials and panelled rectangular bottles." - from the abstract. Harris's "Glassware Excavated from Fort Anne" (pp. 123-203): "The archaeological work at Fort Anne, Annapolis Royal, Nova Scotia, from 1962 to 1969 returned approximately 300 identifiable fragments of glassware. These fragments were mainly liquor bottles, but also included food storage bottles, medicine bottles and tableware dating from the late 17th to the early 20th century." - from the abstract. Covers rubbed, spine creasing, else good. 50.00

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47 AMBROSE, Hugh Pacific : The Official Companion Book to the HBO Miniseries. in dj.
NAL Caliber, New York, 2010, ISBN:9780451230232 
AMBROSE, Hugh. The Pacific [Dj adds: "The Official Companion Book to the HBO Miniseries"] . (New York): NAL Caliber, (2010). First Printing. Pp. (8),[ix]-xviii,[1]-489,(5), + 32 p. of plates. Illustrated. 8vo, black cloth s[pine with black paper covered boards, gilt lettering to spine. "Between America's retreat from China in late 1941 and the moment that MacArthur's planelanded in Japan in 1945, [American enlisted men] fought many key battles o f the war in the Pacific. Here, Hugh Ambrose focuses on the real-life experiences of [...] servicemen, enhancing and expanding upon the story told in the HBO miniseries." - from the dj. Very good in dust jacket. 18.00

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Pegasus Bridge, June 6, 1944.  1st US in dj , AMBROSE, Stephen E.
48 AMBROSE, Stephen E. Pegasus Bridge, June 6, 1944. 1st US in dj
Simon and Schuster, 1985, 
AMBROSE, Stephen E.. Pegasus Bridge, June 6, 1944. NY: Simon and Schuster, (1985). First US Edition. Pp. 197. Illustrated with 19 black & white photographs. Narrow 8vo, blue paper covered boards, navy cloth spine. "In the early hours of D-Day, a daring mission of glider-commandos stormed the German defense and launched the Normandy Invasion." -from the dust jacket. A slight fading to top edge, small remainder mark to bottom edge, else vg in price-clipped dj. 80.00

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49 AMMEN, Daniel Atlantic Coast
Jack Brussel, New York, 1952, 
AMMEN, Daniel. The Atlantic Coast. New York: Jack Brussel, [n.d.]. .[1950s?]. Pp. [4], (1)-248,[13]of index,[1]. Illustrated with maps. Small 8vo, printed card covers. One of a series of seventeen volumes comprising the Campaigns of the Civil War series. Slightly cocked, rubbed covers, minor scratchand crease to rear cover, else vg. 8.00

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Vanishing Paperclips. 1st in dj , AMTMANN, Hans H.
50 AMTMANN, Hans H. Vanishing Paperclips. 1st in dj
Monogram Aviation Publications, Boylston, 1988, 
AMTMANN, Hans H. The Vanishing Paperclips : America's ASerospace Secret : A Personal Account. Boylston, MA : Monogram Aviation Publications, (1988). First Edition. Pp 128. Illustrated with 173 photographs and 20 diagrams and illustrations. 4to, red cloth. Fine in fine dj. 50.00

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51 ANDERSON, J. MOORE, John Spanish Campaign of Sir John Moore. Second Edition
R. J. Leach & Co., London, 1990, ISBN:1873050011 
ANDERSON, J. Spanish Campaign of Sir John Moore. (London : R. J. Leach & Co., 1990). Second Edition. Pp (3),6-58,(2). Folding Map in pouch and anotherin text. 8vo, white card covers, lettered in red, with a blank spine. Firs t published by Hugh Rees Ltd. in 1905. "Lieutenant General Sir John Moore (1761-1809). The son of a Glasgow Doctor. Was commissioned in 1776. Served the American Revolution and became an M.P. in 1784. Introduced the idea of light infantry training in the British Army. Went to Portugal in 1808." (from the back cover). Contents : List of Dates. Campaign from the Convention of Cintra, August 30th, 1808, to the Embarkation, January 18th, 1809. 1. French and Spanish Armies on the Ebro River. 2. Appearance of Napleon and Fallof Madrid. 3. The March on Salamanca. 4. Moore's Four Plans. 5. The "Race to Benevente." 6. Pursuit by Marshal Soult. 7. The Battle of Corunna. 8. Minor Operations. 9. Comments on the Strategy of the Campaign. Very good. 50.00

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52 ANDERSON, Joseph, Lt.-Colonel Recollections of a Peninsular Veteran
Edward Arnold, London, 1913, 
ANDERSON, Joseph, Lt.-Colonel. Recollections of a Peninsular Veteran . L.: Edward Arnold, 1913. Pp. [i]-xiv,(2),[1]-299,(1), port. frontis. 8vo, red cloth with gilt lettering and borders to front and spine. The memoirs of theprominent Scottish military man, who later in life was in charge of the se cond penal colony on Norfolk Island, as well as the head of the 50th Regiment in India, before taking up residence in Australia after his retirement. Contents: 1. Early Experiences, 2. The Campaign of Maida, 3. In Egypt, 4. The El-Hamet Disaster, 5. The Battle of Talavera, 6. The Battle of Busaco, 7. The Lines of Torres Vedras, 8. The Lost Regimental Books, 9. The Battle of Fuentes d'Onoro, 10. In Scotland, 11. Voyage to Barbados (sailing across the Atlantic), 12. St. Vincent and Guadeloupe, 13. Dominica, 14. An AmusingDuel, 15. Chased By a Pirate (two captains, one drunk, and an encounter wi th a pirate ship in the Caribbean), 16. Life in Jamaica, 17. Home Again andMarried (with information on a dangerous voage across the Atlantic), 18. T o New South Wales, 19. Norfolk Island (with information on the trial and subsequent execution of 13 mutineers), 20. Sunday Services at Norfolk Island,21. Life at Norfolk Island, 22. Mangalore Cattle Station (including the wr eck of the Friendship), 23. On My Defence, 24. Ordered to Calcutta, 25. Life at Calcutta (including the wreck of the Ferguson), 26. At Moulmein, 27. Voyage Up the Ganges (with hardships and illness on board the vessel), 28. In Command at Cawnpore, 29. The Gwalior Campaign, 30. Wounded and Made Much Of, 31. Return to Cawnpore, 32. On Leave for Two Years (with a voyage to Cape Town), 33. Australia Once More, 34. Second Voyage to Calcutta (sailing back to India), 35. To Cawnpore and Back (including a river steamer voyage),36. India to Cape Town, 37. Return to England, 38. Farewell to the 50th Re giment. Very slightly cocked, nearly cracked between pp. 144-5, sparse light foxing, else vg. 200.00

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53 ANDERSON, William James Two Chapters in the Life of F.M., H.R.H. Edward, Duke of Kent
Hunter, Rose & Company, Ottawa, 1869, 
ANDERSON, William James. Two Chapters in the Life of F.M., H.R.H. Edward, Duke of Kent. By William James Anderson, L.R.C. Surgeons, Edin., Vice-President Quebec Literary and Historical Society. Ottawa : "Printed by Hunter, Rose & Company", 1869. Pp [3]-23,(1). 8vo, sewn pink wrappers. "(Read before the Society, 1867.)". William James Anderson (b. November 2, 1812 at sea – d. May 15, 1873, Quebec City) physician, amateur geologist (with an interest in gold), and historian, who spent many years in Nova Scotia, particularly in the 1830s and 1840s. Contents: 1. Birth - Childhood - Early Education - Military Training - Luneberg - Hanover - Geneva - Gibraltar; 2. Quebec - Habits - Society - Desertion and Mutiny - Free School - De Salaberry Family- Addresses - Departure for the West Indies. With a poem on page 23: "The Dominion of the West" by W.B, :Toronto Nov.23, 1867". Lacking title-page (?), spine chipped, pencil notes to margin of one page,sunned, else very good. 20.00

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54 ANDREWS, J.H. Maps in Those Days : Cartographic Methods Before 1850. First Edition in dustjacket.
Four Courts Press, Dublin, 2009, ISBN:9781846821882 
ANDREWS, J.H. Maps in Those Days : Cartographic Methods Before 1850. (Dublin) : Four Courts Press, (2009). First Printing. Pp. (8),ix-xviii,1-549,(9).With dozens of black and white illustrations. 8vo, brown cloth with gilt l ettering to spine. "For some years the emphasis in map-historical literature has been either on traditional cartobibliography or on various cultural, social and ideological aspects of the mapping process. By contrast, few recent books have described what early cartographers actually did. 'Maps in those days' addresses this question. It deals with non-thematic maps of all kinds and of all parts of the world frome arliest times to the mid-nineteenth century, with particular reference to classical antiquity, the Renaissance and the Enlightenment in Europe and in countries of European settlement, especially Britain and Ireland. A brief introduction to map history is followed by a review of the scientific or pseudo-scientific presuppositions that cartographers have brought to their task. Later chapters deal wtih different phases of production -- sketching, instrumental suveying, plotting and projection. The contents of topographical, military, exploratory and maritime maps are distinguished, and consideration is given to methods of relief representation and to placenames. Production then gives way to presentationas maps are seen in the course of being copied, re-compiled, edited and em bellished. This book should interest researchers who use early maps as historical sources as well as connoisseurs of cartography for its own sake." - from the dustjacket. Very good in crisp dustjacket. Due to the weight of this book -- about four pounds -- extra shipping charges may be necessary to cover postage on overseas orders. 75.00

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55 ANDREYEV, Catherine. VLASOV, Andrey Andreyevich. Soviet and East European Studies, 51. Vlasov and the Russian Liberation Movement : Soviet reality and emigre theories. First Edition, Paperback..
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, New York, Port Chester, Melbourne, Sydney, 1989, ISBN:0521389607 
ANDREYEV, Catherine. Vlasov and the Russian Liberation Movement : Soviet reality and emigre theories. Cambridge, New York, Port Chester, Melbourne, Sydney : Cambridge University Press, (1989). First Paperback Printing [originally published in 1987]. Pp. (10),ix-xiv,1-251,(5). With two maps. 8vo, photo-illustrated purple card covers with whtie and black lettering to spine. Soviet and East European Studies, number 51. "'Vlasov and the Russian Liberation Movement' deals with the attempt by Soviet citizens to create a Russian anti-Stalinist liberation movement during the Second World War. These Soviet citizens were mainly prisoners-of-war, forced labourers or part of thepopulation of the occupied territories of the USSR. The Liberation Movemen t was encouraged by German officers who disagreed with Nazi policy towards the USSR, as their experience showed that treating the population as 'sub-humans' (Untermensch) merely increased resistance to Nazi occupation. Throughout the development of the Liberation Movement there existed a divergence of aims between the Russian members who wished to form an army and a political movement which would effect change within the USSR, and its German supporters who merely wished to alter the type of propaganda directed towards the population of the USSR. Catherine Andreyev provides an account of the evolution of the Russian Liberation Movement and examines the motivation of the titular leader of the Movement, Lieutenant-General Andrey Andreyevich Vlasov. The main focus of the book is the ideology of the Liberation Movement, the importance of which lies in the fact that it represented the first grass-roots opposition movement within the Soviet Union since the end of the Civil War in 1922. The programme of the Movement reflects issues which would have been raised by citizens in the 1930s had they been free to do so. Catherine Andreyev examines influences on the programme, and the ideas expressed are placed within the context of the pre-war Soviet and Russian emigre society." - from the rear cover. Contents: Part I: Foundations: 1. Red ArmyCommander; 2. Ostpolitik; 3. Decision to lead; 4. KONR and the final stage s. Part II: Ideals: 1. High hopes; 2. Reality. Part III: The Russian Idea: 1. At home; 2. From foreign shores; 3. Splicing old and new. With appendices, select bibliography and index. Light spotting to initial and final leaves, else very good

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56 Annapolis Royal) Fort Anne National Park, Annapolis Royal, Nova Scotia.
Department of Mines and Resources, Ottawa , 1937, 
(Annapolis Royal). Fort Anne National Park, Annapolis Royal, Nova Scotia. Ottawa : Department of Mines and Resources, (1937). Pp (2),3-24. Illustrated. 12mo, card covers. Printed by J.O. Patenaude, King's Printer. Very good. 10.00

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57 Annapolis Royal) Guide to Fort Anne
1925, 
(Annapolis Royal). Guide to Fort Anne, Annapolis Royal, Nova Scotia. Ottawa: Dept. of the Interior, 1925. Pp (2),3-16,+ fldg. map at rear. Illustrate d. 12mo, wrappers. H.S. No.4. Surface tear to rear wrapper, else vg. 7.50

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58 Annapolis Royal) Guide to Fort Anne. 6th ed
1933, 
(Annapolis Royal). Guide to Fort Anne, Annapolis Royal, Nova Scotia. Sixth Edition (Revised). Ottawa : Dept. of the Interior, (1933). Pp (2),3-16. Illustrated. 12mo, card covers. Vg. 7.00

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Annual Register or a View of the History, Politicks Politics and Literaturefor the Years  : 1758 to 1808, Annual Register BURKE, Edmund
59 Annual Register BURKE, Edmund Annual Register or a View of the History, Politicks Politics and Literaturefor the Years : 1758 to 1808
Dodsley and others, London, 1758, 
Annual Register . Annual Register or a View of the History, Politicks / Politics and Literature for the Year. London
The Annual Register (originally subtitled "A View of the History, Politicks and Literature of the Year ... ") is a long-established reference work, written and published each year, which records and analyses the year’s major events, developments and trends throughout the world.
It was first written in 1758 under the editorship of Edmund Burke. This collection contains much on the wars and revolutions of the eighteenth century, as well as chronicling development in most spheres of endeavour.
"The Annual Register was created in 1758 by the publishers James and Robert Dodsley. On 24 April 1758 the Dodsley brothers signed a contract with Edmund Burke (1729–97) to write and edit the material for The Annual Register, which was conceived as an annual publication which would review the history, politics and literature of the day.
Born in Ireland, Burke had trained as a lawyer before abandoning this field and turning to writing. He was an up-and-coming member of the intelligentsia and had already written several notable works, published by Dodsley. According to his contract with Dodsley, Burke was paid £100 per annum as editor of The Annual Register. In its original form, The Annual Register comprised a long historical essay on the “History of the Present War” (the Seven Years' War 1756–63), a Chronology, which gave an account of interesting and noteworthy events in Britain over the previous year, and a collection of “State Papers”, a miscellany of primary source material which included official documents, speeches,letters and accounts. In his preface to the 1758 volume Burke noted the difficulties he had faced in writing the history section of the book. Taking the “broken and unconnected materials” and creating from them “one connected narrative” had been, he commented, “a work of more labour than may at first appear”. Nevertheless, his perseverance and skill as an historian meant that by the time of its publication the first volume of The Annual Register contained a unique, contemporaneous account of the war, analysing its origins and development with a perspective not readily available at the time in newspapers or magazines. As a result the book sold widely, with the first volume going through five editions in its first 10 years. Given the conventions of the day, within which journalism was seen as a disreputable profession for a gentleman, Burke was publicly reticent about his connection with The Annual Register. However, his biographers are in agreement that Burke wrote and edited the book single-handedly until 1765 when he entered Parliament. From this time Thomas English was closely involved in writing the book and is regarded by some authorities as having taken over the editorship from Burke in that year. Scholars are divided on the question of Burke’s association with the book thereafter, although many suggest that he continued to contribute to the history section and that he played a significant role in overseeing The Annual Register’s compilation until the 1790s, even though much of the editorial work by this stage was being done by others."

See William B. Todd's A Bibliography of Edmund Burke, (2nd ed., 1982) pp.45-68, for Burke’s involvement with the Annual Register.

1. [...] for the Year 1758.Second Edition, 1761.
2. [...] for the Year 1759. Fifth Edition, 1769.
3. [...] for the Year 1760. Fourth Edition, 1767.
4. [...] for the Year 1761. Third Edition, 1772.
5. [...] for the Year 1762. Second Edition, 1766.

6. [...] for the Year 1763. Third Edition, 1768. Has four folding maps including "New Map of the British Dominions in North America" by Kitchin. The first map showing Canada and Florida as parts of the British Empire.

7. [...] for the Year 1764. First Edition, 1765.
8. [...] for the Year 1765. First Edition, 1766.
9. [...] for the Year 1766. Second Edition, 1772.
10. [...] for the Year 1767. Second Edition, 1772.
11. [...] for the Year 1768. First Edition, 1768.
12. [...] for the Year 1769. First Edition, 1770.
13. [...] for the Year 1770. First Edition, 1771.
14. [...] for the Year 1771. First Edition, 1772.
15. [...] for the Year 1772. Third Edition, 1780.
16. [...] for the Year 1773. Third Edition, 1780.
17. [...] for the Year 1774. Second Edition, 1778.
18. [...] for the Year 1775. Third Edition, 1780.

19. [...] for the Year 1776. First Edition, 1777. Importantly this volume of the Annual Register is a first edition as the American Declaration of Independence appears here on pp.261-270, said to be its earliest printing in book form. It is in a section on State Papers, headed "Reasons assigned by the Continental Congress, for the North-American Colonies and Provinces withdrawing their allegiance to the King of Great-Britain."

20. [...] for the Year 1777. Fifth Edition, 1805.
21. [...] for the Year 1778. Third Edition, 1786.
22. [...] for the Year 1779. Fourth Edition, 1802.
23. [...] for the Year 1780. First Edition, 1781.
24. [...] for the Year 1781. Third Edition, 1800.
25. [...] for the Year 1782. Third Edition, 1800.
26. [...] for the Year 1783. Second Edition, 1800.
27. [...] for the Year 1784 and 1785. Second Edition, 1800.
28. [...] for the Year 1786. First Edition, 1788.
29. [...] for the Year 1787. Second Edition, 1789.
30. [...] for the Year 1788. Second Edition,1790.
31. [...] for the Year 1789. First Edition, 1792.
32. [...] for the Year 1790. ? Edition, .
33. [...] for the Year 1791. First Edition ?, n.d.
34. [...] for the Year 1792. First Edition ?, 1799
35. [...] for the Year 1793. First Edition ?, n.d.
36. [...] for the Year 1794. Second Edition, 1806.
38. [...] for the Year 1796. First Edition, 1800.
39. [...] for the Year 1797. Second Edition, 1807.
40. [...] for the Year 1798. Second Edition, 1 806.
41. [...] for the Year 1799. First Edition, 1801.
42. [...] for the Year 1800. First Edition, 1801.
43. [...] for the Year 1801. First Edition, 1802.
44. [...] for the Year 1802. First Edition, 1803.
45. [...] for the Year 1803. First Edition, 1805.
46. [...] for the Year 1804. First Edition, 1806.
47. [...] for the Year 1805. First Edition, 1807.
48. [...] for the Year 1806. First Edition, 1808.
50. [...] for the Year 1808. First Edition, 1810.

With Index volume for 1758-1780, First Edition, 1783.
All but four are leather bound, some with leather boards, some not. A few have loose boards , one is missing boards, title page and first two pages. Wear to sides of some volumes. Vols 23,31,41 - modern buckram.

For the collection. 7,500.00

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Fighter Pilot: A Personal Record of the Campaign in France, September 8th, 1939 to June 13th, 1940.   6th pr in dj, ANONYMOUS)
60 ANONYMOUS) Fighter Pilot: A Personal Record of the Campaign in France, September 8th, 1939 to June 13th, 1940. 6th pr in dj
B. T. Batsford Ltd., 1942, 1942 
(Anonymous). Fighter Pilot : A Personal Record of the Campaign in France, September 8th, 1939 to June 13th, 1940. London : B. T. Batsford Ltd., (January 1942). Sixth Printing. Pp. (5),vi-,1-122 with [14] pp. of b&w photographs. Frontispiece. 8vo, blue cloth, darker blue lettering to front and spine.

The author was Paul Henry Mills Richey (b. May 7, 1916, London - d. February 23rd, 1989).

Some fading to top edge, light damp spotting to rear board, else very good in nicked dustjacket. 25.00


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