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81 BURGESS, Anthony Haskell, Francis Age of the Grand Tour, The
Crown, 1967, 
BURGESS, Anthony. The Age of the Grand Tour. Containing Sketches of the Manners, Society and Customs of France, Flanders, The United Provinces, Germany, Switzerland and Italy in the Letters, Journals and Writings of the Most Celebrated Voyagers Between the Years 1720 and 1820, With Descriptions of the Most Illustrious Antiquities and Curiousities in these Countries. Together with the Story of Such Traffic by Anthony Burgess and an Appreciation ofthe Art of Europe in the Eighteenth Century by Francis Haskell and in Addi tion Decorated with a great variety of Engravings, Paintings, Watercolours,and Drawings Gathered Especially for this Particular Work. N.Y.: Crown Pub ., 1967. pp (12),13-136. pagination includes plates and frontis plate. Profusely illustrated in b & w and colour. Illustrated ep's, both sides. 19" long, 13 1/2" high. Yellow cl with pale grey cloth spine. Gilt to front board. Vg in price-clipped dj. 150.00

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Down Ramps!  : Saga of the Eighth Armada: A Story of Men who Fought and Sweated and Cursed in the Long Struggle fromTobruk, 1941, to Kiel, 1945  1st UK, signed in dj. , BURN, Lambton
82 BURN, Lambton Down Ramps! : Saga of the Eighth Armada: A Story of Men who Fought and Sweated and Cursed in the Long Struggle fromTobruk, 1941, to Kiel, 1945 1st UK, signed in dj.
Carroll & Nicholson, 1947, 
BURN, Lambton. "Down Ramps!" : Saga of the Eighth Armada: A Story of Men who Fought and Sweated and Cursed in the Long Struggle fromTobruk, 1941, to Kiel, 1945. L.: Carroll & Nicholson, (1947). Pp 262, frontis.+ 16 pp plates.8vo, blue cloth. Law 1090. An account of the Royal Navy's landings during the Second World War: at Tobruk, Tripoli, Alexandria, in Italy, Crete, at Anzio, and in Normandy. Well illustrated. Cloth rubbed and slightly soiled, else vg in rubbed and nicked dj. Presentation copy signed by author. Uncommon. 95.00

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83 BUSH, Catherine Claire's Head. proof, signed
McCllelland & Stewart Ltd., Toronto, 2004, 
BUSH, Catherine. Claire's Head. (Toronto): McClelland & Strewart Ltd., (2004). Proof Copy. Pp (8),1-333,(3). 8vo, illustrated card covers. "On a quietJune morning, Toronto cartographer Claire Barber receives a phone call tel ling her that her sister Rachel, a freelance medical journalist living in New York, seems to have vanished. Last heard from while on assignment in Montreal, Rachel cancelled a trip to visit her six-year-old daughter, who lives with Claire’s middle sister, in Toronto. Among the many fears that haunt Claire as she begins to track Rachel’s whereabouts is that Rachel’s worsening migraines have pushed her beyond her limits. As Claire disrupts her orderly life to follow news of Rachel to Montreal, to Amsterdam, to Italy, and,ultimately, to Las Vegas and Mexico in the company of Rachel’s ex-lover, B rad, she enters a world of neurologists and New Age healers. Struggling with her own headaches, Claire embarks on what becomes an emotional journey, one that brings to the fore her parents’ sudden death eight years earlier. It also reveals the heightening tensions in her relationship with her partner, Stefan, portraying along the way long-held secrets from the past as wellas the uniquely complex and irreplaceable bond between sisters. What Clair e comes to discover will set her life on a new course. Taking place over one summer, but delving back into the past, Claire’s Head provides both a layered, engrossing story and a meditation on how we live with pain and what we will give up to be free of it, written with all the insight, intelligence, and storytelling artistry for which Catherine Bush’s fiction has come to be known. With this, her third novel, she has once again proved herself to be one of Canadian fiction’s most striking and original voices." (from the hardcover dustjacket). Faint browning to fore-edge, else very good. Signed without inscription by the author. 25.00

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Account of the Expedition of the British Fleet to Sicily , In the Years 1718, 1719, and 1720.  2d ed., BYNG, George, Sir]
84 BYNG, George, Sir] Account of the Expedition of the British Fleet to Sicily , In the Years 1718, 1719, and 1720. 2d ed.
J. and R. Tonson, 1739, 
[BYNG, George, Sir]. An Account of the Expedition of the British Fleet to Sicily , In the Years 1718, 1719, and 1720, under the Command of Sir George Byng, Bart. (Afterwards Viscount Torrington) Admiral and Commander in Chiefof His Majesty's Fleet; and his Majesty's Commissary and Plenipotiary to t he Several Princes and States of Italy. Collected from the Admiral's Manuscripts, and other Original Papers. The Second Edition. L: Printed for J. andR. Tonson, 1739. Pp 96. 8vo, original wraps. A rather hagiographical accou nt of Byng's finest hour: his decisive defeat of a Spanish fleet off Cape Passaro in Sicily in 1718 through remarkable diligence and dogged pursuit. Byng's victory was complete, or almost so: the author is especially keen to rebut rumours that Byng had attacked the Spanish without warning in defiance of contemporary martial etiquette. Heavily rubbed, wraps chipped especially at spine, slight wear and darkening to edges, title page thumbed, a couple of small spots of soiling to covers, else vg. Clean and bright internally. 650.00

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85 BYRNE, Eugene H. Genoese Shipping in the Twelfth and Thirteenth Centuries. Monographs of theMedieval Society of America No. 1.
Medieval Academy of America, Cambridge, Mass., 1930, 
BYRNE, Eugene H. Genoese Shipping in the Twelfth and Thirteenth Centuries. Cambridge, Mass.: The Medieval Academy of America, 1930. Academy Publications No. 5. Pp [i]-ix,(1),[1]-159,(1). Large 8vo, rebound in green library cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Monographs of the Medieval Society of AmericaNo. 1. Contents : I. Introduction; II. Types of Vessels; III. Size and Cap acity; IV. Ownership: Loca or Shares; V. Cost and Value of Ships; VI. Process of Construction; VII. Contracts between Owners and Merchants (Charter Parties): 1. General Principles. 2. Voyages to Nearby Ports. 3. Voyages Over Seas. 4. Cargo and Freight - (a) Spain, Ceuta, Bougia - (b) Tunis - (c) TheLevant; VIII. Ships' Scribes. IX. Privateers; X. Late Thirteenth Century D evelopments. Documents. Ex-library (spine label and numbering, inkstamps, bookplate, front pouch), else good. 85.00

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86 CAIROLA, Aldo and Enzo CARLI CARLI, Enzo Palazzo Pubblico of Siena
Monte dei Paschi, Siena, 1964, 
CAIROLA, Aldo and Enzo CARLI. The "Palazzo Pubblico" of Siena . Siena: Monte dei Paschi, (1964). Pp. (2),[1]-260,(2). Illustrated. Double column. Illustrated endpapers. 4to, tan cloth with red lettering to front and spine. Vgin nicked dj. 50.00

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87 CALDER, Robert Richer Dust : Family, Memory and the Second World War. First Edition in dustjacket.
Viking Canada, Toronto, 2004, ISBN:0670043133 
CALDER, Robert. A Richer Dust : Family, Memory and the Second World War. (Toronto) : Viking Canada, (2004). First Printing. Pp (),ix-xii,(2),1-271,(3)+ 8-page photo section. 8vo, two-tone cloth, grey boards, black spine. "Wh en Captain Ken Calder returned home to Saskatchewan after five years of fighting in World War II, the last thing he expected to find was another man living with his wife. Three weeks later, the heartbroken soldier mailed a suicide note to his closest wartime buddy, and took his own life. Fifty yearslater, Calder's two nephews, finally learned of the note and got to read t hat wrenching missive. In the process, they befriended the man who had beentheir uncle's confidant. In A Richer Dust, author Robert Calder uses his u ncle's wartime journal and letters, as well as newspaper accounts and military memoirs, to vividly recreate the horrendous battlefield conditions in Italy and Holland. Amid bombs and artillery fire, amid seas of mud and endless rain, soldiers kept alive a vision of home and hearth to keep them going. In Ken Calder's case, as in many other instances, that vision proved to be an illusion. A Richer Dust explores the profound effect that the suicide had on Captain Calder's parents, the brother whose alcoholism led to his being institutionalized, and the two boys who grew up idealizing their soldier uncle. It is a powerful exploration of a case of unrecognized post-traumatic stress and a profoundly moving account of war and its aftermath." - from the dj Very good in dustjacket. 17.50

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88 CALLAGHAN, Morley Passion in Rome. First Edition in dustjacket
Macmillan, Toronto, 1961, 
CALLAGHAN, Morley. A Passion in Rome. Toronto : Macmillan, 1961. First Edition. "Manufactured in the United Staes of America". Pp (6),7-352. 8vo, bluecloth, gilt lettering to spine. Bibliography of Macmillan of Canada Imprin ts 1519. "In this deeply moving love story, with its colorful Roman background, Morley Callaghan has achieved a novel ot major importance. In Sam Raymond, the veteran Canadian news photographer on assignment to cover the death of the old Pope and the election of a new one, Callaghan provides an unforgettable portrait of a successful, but lonely man, who, at thirty-nine, has deliberately the comfitments of love for the consolations of his private life as a serious painter. When, shortly after Sam arrives in Rome, he encounters Anna Connel, twenty-six, a beautiful but alcoholic TV singer in escape from her failures in the States and living with an aging , Italian movieuircnur, he is moved to an emotional involvement beyond anything he has ev er Known. Drawn to Anna by a complex of motives he only half understands, sensing beneath the ruins of her destructive experience a noble core of of endurance and survival, Sam bargains with Alberto, the director, for possession of Anna and moves her into his own apartment. [...] The vivid background of the novel — the dramatically sacred rites and processions contrasted with the tourist Rome of 'ruins,' sidewalk cafes and expensive restaurants —is further testament to a writer of descriptive power and imaginative dept h who has written his finest novel." Very good in unclipped dustjacket (with a few nicks and a tiny touch of edgw-browning). 30.00

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89 CAMPBELL, Caroline BELLINI, Gentile CHONG, Alan Bellini and the East
National Gallery Company / Isabella Stewart Gardener Museum / Yale University Press, London / Boston, 2005, ISBN:1857093763 
CAMPBELL, Caroline, and Alan CHONG. Bellini and the East. With contributions from Deborah Howard and J.M. Rogers. With additional entries by Sylvia Auld, Emine Fetvaci, Angeliki Lymberopoulou and Susan Spinale. London : National Gallery Company / Boston : Isabella Stewart Gardener Museum, (2005). Distributed by Yale University Press. Pp (5),6-144. Colour illustrations throughout. Small 4to, cardcovers, flaps. "In 1479, after Venice established peace with the Turks, Gentile [Bellini] was sent to Constantinople to work for Sultan Mehmed II, conqueror of the Byzantine Empire. In part due to the Sultan's interest in European art, the artrist was an important ambassador between eastern and western cultures.. We know that he amde a portrait of Mehmed, now in the national gallery, London, a medal and several drawings of local figures, which give a vivid picture of what he found in Turkey, and all are shown here. Other works by related artists are also discussed in this context." - from rear cover. Contents: "Venice, the Bazaar of Europe" by Deborah Howard; "The Bellini, Bessarion and Byzantium" by Caroline Campbell; "Italian Images of Mehmed the Conqueror; "Mehmed the Conqueror: Between East and West" by J. M. Rogers; "Bellini in Istanbul"; "Gentile Bellini in Istanbul: Myths and Misunderstandings" by Alan Chong.. With references, bibliography and index. Very good. 30.00

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90 CAMPIONE, Annamaria Guide for the Iblean Region (South Eastern Sicily).
Instituto di Vulcanologia, Universita di Catania,, Catania, 1961, 
CAMPIONE, Annamaria. Guide for the Iblean Region (South Eastern Sicily). (Catania) : Instituto di Vulcanologia, Universita di Catania, 1961. Pp [1]-13,(3). Map. 8vo, printed stapled tan patterned card covers. One of a series of guidebooks to volcanoes and volcanic rocks of various parts of Italy provided to participants of the International Association of Volcanology, Symposium on “Ignimbrites and Hyalolastites,” September 1961. Namestamp, else very good. 25.00

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91 Canadian Club BOWLES, R.P. Maple Leaf : The Canadian Club Magazine. Vol. II, No. 12, February, 1924. Civic Progress Number
Canadian Club, Sussex, N.B., 1924, 
(Canadian Club). The Maple Leaf : The Canadian Club Magazine. Vol. II, No. XII, February, 1924. Civic Progress Number. Sussex, N.B.: The Canadian Club, 1924. Pp 1-40. Illustrated. Triple Column. 4to, illustrated stapled wrappers. Includes “Culture of Canadian Patriotism” by Rev. R.P. Bowles; “Italian Literature and Drama” by Princess Santa Borghese; and much more. Cover photo of King Street, Toronto, looking East at Yonge Street. Covers rubbed and smudged, name and X's marked to front cover, marking to a few other leaves, edges nicked, else good only. As is. 15.00

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92 CAPONIGRI, A. Robert VICO, Giambattista) Time and Idea. no dj.
Routledge and Kegan Paul Ltd, London, 1953, 
CAPONIGRI, A. Robert. Time and Idea : The Theory of History in GiambattistaVico. L.: Routledge and Kegan Paul Ltd., (1953). First UK Printing. Pp. 22 6. 8vo, maroon cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Part biography, part philosophical criticism of the works of the eighteenth century Italian scholarand philosopher. Slightly bowed, small damp spot to front cover, rear boar d slightly sunned, else vg. 30.00

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Immagini e Segni dell'Uomo : Storia della Radiologia Italiana.  Signed, CARDINALE, Adelfio Elio
93 CARDINALE, Adelfio Elio Immagini e Segni dell'Uomo : Storia della Radiologia Italiana. Signed
Idelson - Gnocchi, Napoli, 1995, 
CARDINALE, Adelfio Elio. Immagini e Segni dell'Uomo : Storia della Radiologia Italiana. a cura di Adelfio Elio Cardinale. (Napoli) : Idelson - Gnocchi, (1995). Pp 900 + xciv. Illustrated. 4to, black cloth, pictorial onlay to front board. Very good. Inscribed by the author. NOTE: Extra shipping will be required for orders outside Canada. 150.00

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94 CARPI, Ugo da POTTER, Esther, intro. Nattali & Maurice Facsimile, 1 Thesauro de Scrittori
Nattali & Maurice Ltd., London, 1968, 
CARPI, Ugo da. Thesauro de Scrittori. Introduction by Esther Potter. London: Nattali & Maurice Ltd., (1968). A facsimile of the edition printed in Venice in 1535. First thus printing. Pp. (6),[vii]-xiv,(2),1-98,(2). 8vo, vellum spine with blue paper covered boards, black text to front board, gilt titles to spine. Nattali & Maurice Facsimiles, I. "This is the first facsimile of Ugo da Carpi's writing manual containing his own recuttings of examples from the manual of Sigismondo Fanti, Arrighi of Tagliente. Da Carpi also includes the Abbaco of Angelus Mutinensis. The decoration of the boards andtitle page of the present edition are from these tables. Esther Potter des cribes this variant copy of the 1535 edition identifying the sources of da Carpi's material and describing the copyright quarrel between Arrighi and himself." - from the dust jacket. Very good in short closed-torn, unclipped dust jacket. 30.00

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95 CARRE, Jean Marie GOETHE, Johann Wilhelm van) HARD, Eleanor, trans. Goethe
Coward-McCann, Inc., New York, 1929, 
CARRÉ, Jean Marie. Goethe. Translated from the French by Eleanor Hard. New York: published by Coward-McCann, Inc., in the year MCMXXIX [1929]. Pp. (6),vii-ix,(3),3-308,(2). 8vo, purple cloth with gilt decoration to front and gilt titles to spine. Contents: 1. The Enchanted Childhood; 2. Leipzig; 3. An Idyll in Alsace; 4. The Sorrows of Young Werther; 5. Poet and Patrician;6. Weimar; 7. The Flight to Italy; 8. Christina, the Working Girl; 9. The French Campaign; 10. Frederick Schiller; 11. After Jena; 12. Above the War;13. Renunciation; 14. Sunset. Spine sunned, bookplate to front pastedown, else very good. 18.00

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96 CARTER, Doris V. Never Leave Your Head Uncovered : a Canadian Nursing Sister in World War Two
Potlatch Publications, Waterdown, Ont., 1999, ISBN:0919676529 
CARTER, Doris V. Never Leave Your Head Uncovered : A Canadian Nursing Sister in World War Two. Waterdown, Ont. : Potlatch Publications, (1999). Pp. (2), iii-viii, 1-155, (5). Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated black card covers. "How many Canadians are aware that 3.512 nursing sisters - dieticians, physiotherapists and occupational therapists - served with the Canadian forces during World War Two? Or that they staffed military hospitals in Newfoundland, England, Sicily, and Italy? Soon after D-Day the Royal Canadian Army Medical Corps Nursing Service reached its peak strength with 3.214 members, 2.152 of them overseas. Sixty thousand wounded Canadian soldiers, along with many from other allied nations - and even the enemy - were treated with tender loving care by these dedicated Canadian medical professionals. Nursing SAister Lieutenant Doris V. Carter served overseas with the Royal Canadian Army Medical Corps from 1940 to 1945. Her duties took her to numerous military hospitals in England, and later to Algeria, Sicily, Italy and Belgium. She was sent to Rome after its fall where, amidst many other adventures, she met Pope Pius XII, discovered the reason a soldier's would wouldn't heal was because his watch strap was buried in it, and watched in horror as one citizen cut the living heart out of another suspected of being a Fascist. Here, in her own vivid words, is Lieutenant Carter's riveting story" -- fromback cover. Very good. 12.50

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97 CASANOVA Memoiren. Vollstandig ubertragen von Heinrich Conrad.
Europaischer Buchklub, Salsburg , 1960, 
CASANOVA. Memoiren. Vollstandig ubertragen von Heinrich Conrad. [In Three Volumes]. Stuttgart, Zurich, Salsburg : Europaischer Buchklub, n.d. [1960?].Pp [1]-1409,(1); [1]-1395,(1); [1]-[1398]. 8vo, full red calf, gilt letter ing to front board and spine, top edge gilt. A German-language edition of the memoirs of Casanova. Giacomo Girolamo Casanova de Seingalt (1725-1798) was a Venetian adventurer and author. His main book Histoire de ma vie (Story of My Life), part autobiography and part memoir, is regarded as one of the most authentic sources of the customs and norms of European social life during the 18th century. ADDITIONAL SHIPPING CHARGES WILL APPLY DUE TO ITS WEIGHT. Very good. The set for 75.00

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98 CASTIGLIONE, Baldesar. Il Cortegiano con una scelta delle Opere minori. A Cura di Bruno Maier. Classici Italiani, Volume 31
Unione Tipografico-Editrice, Torinese , 1955, 
CASTIGLIONE, Baldesar. Il Cortegiano con una scelta delle Opere minori. A Cura di Bruno Maier. Classici Italiani, Volume trentesimo primo. Torinese : Unione Tipografico-Editrice, (1955). Pp [1]-731,(1). Index. 8vo, green cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Text in Italian. ADDITIONAL SHIPPING CHARGES WILL BE REQUIRED DUE TO ITS WEIGHT. Spine sunned, covers warped, else good tovery good. 40.00

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99 CATTANEO, Carlo LACAITA, Carlo SABETTI, Filippo SALVEMINI, Gaetano Civilization and Democracy : The Salvernini Anthology of Cattaneo's Writings. In the Lorenzo Da Ponte Italian Library series. First Edition in dustjacket
University of Toronto Press, Toronto, Buffalo, London, 2006, ISBN:9780802092052 
CATTANEO, Carlo. Civilization and Democracy : The Salvernini Anthology of Cattaneo's Writings. Edited and introduced by Carlo G. Lacaita and Filippo Sabetti. Translated by David Gibbons. Toronto, Buffalo, London: University of Toronto Press, (2006). First Edition. Pp. (4),[v]-xiii,(3),3-283,(7). 8vo, black cloth with gilt lettering to spine. In the Lorenzo Da Ponte ItalianLibrary series. General editors: Luigi Ballerini and Massimo Ciavolella. " Nineteenth-century Italy is a vast, unexplored territory in the history of modern political thought and liberal democratic theory. Apart from Mazzini,Pareto, and Mosca, the authors of this period are little read, even though their central concerns - the riddle of human liberation, progress, and lib erty - are as important today as ever. This volume presents a selection of the writings of Carlo Cattaneo (1801-1869), one of the period's most important thinkers, as selected by an equally important personage of a subsequenttime, the anti-Fascist intellectual Gaetano Salvemini. Cattaneo had a prof ound sense of the historical contingencies underlying the quest both to understand human affairs and to realize a self-governing society. Cattaneo's ideas and framework of analysis - like those of John Stuart Mill and Alexis de Tocqueville - were not shaped by a narrow intra-academic agenda but by the great social, economic, and political transformations of his time. The issues he addressed included problems of revolution, reform, and change in the passage to modernity, which extended far beyond the confines of nineteenth-century Italy. The selection of original pieces presented in this translation is preceded by an introduction by the editors, Carlo G. Lacaita and Filippo Sabetti, which guides the reader through Cattaneo's thinking and puts it in a comparative context. While bringing these writings to a broader audience, this anthology shows not only the range of Cattaneo's interests, but allso the astuteness and sensitivity he brought to his subjects." - fromthe dj. Contents: 1. Lacaita and Sabetti's introduction "Carlo Cattaneo an d Varieties of Liberalism"; 2. Gaetano Salvelmini's "Cattaneo's Life and Work". Includes a selection of Cattaneo's writings, arranged in the followingfields: International Affairs, Public Economy, Education and Militia, Loca l Autonomy, The Social Question, Literature, Aspects of World History, The Risorgimento, and Human Sciences. Very good in dust jacket. 35.00

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100 CESARESCO, Evelyn Martinengo Liberation of Italy 1815-1870
Seeley and Co. Limited, 1895, 
CESARESCO, Evelyn Martinengo. Liberation of Italy 1815-1870. L: Seeley and Co. Limited, 1895. Pp. 415. Port. frontis + three plates. 8vo, red cloth, gilt decoration and lettering to front and spine. Spine ends and corners bumped, faint smudge along the top edge, else vg. 45.00

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