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81 ARTZ, Frederick B. Development of Technical Education in France 1500-1850. in dj
MIT Press, 1966, 
ARTZ, Frederick B. Development of Technical Education in France 1500-1850. Cambridge, Mass. + London, England: Pub. jointly by the Society for the History of Technology and MIT Press, 1966. Pp (6),vii-x,(2),1-274,(2). 8vo, black cloth spine, red cloth boards. Three of the four chapters have a section on Naval Education : Ch.2. Age of Enlightenment 1715-1789, Part 4. Naval Education (pp.102-109); Ch.3. Era of the French Revolution 1789-1815, Part 6. Naval Education (pp.175-180); Ch.4. Constitutional Monarchy 1815-1848, Part 6. Naval Education (pp.262-266). Also other references in Index. Vg in worn dj. 40.00

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82 ASAKAWA, K. KUBLIN, Hyman (intro.) Early Institutional Life of Japan : A Study in the Reform of 645 A.D.. reprint
Paragon Book Reprint Corp., 1963, 
ASAKAWA, K. The Early Institutional Life of Japan : A Study in the Reform of 645 A.D.. With an Introduction by Professor Hyman Kublin. NY: Paragon Book Reprint Corp., 1963. Originally published in 1903 at Tokyo Shueisha. Pp. 355. 8vo, red card covers, black titles to front and spine. Spine sunned and wrinkled, some creasing to the rear cover, lightly rubbed, pencilled underlining to the first few pages, owner's name inked to the half-title and expunged from the top edge with black maker, else vg. 50.00

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83 ASHMEAD-BARTLETT, Ellis Port Arthur : The Siege and Capitulation. First Edition
William Bllackwood and Sons, Edinburgh and London, 1906, 
ASHMEAD-BARTLETT, Ellis. Port Arthur : The Siege and Capitulation. Edinburgh and London : William Bllackwood and Sons, MCMVI [1906]. First Edition. Pp(6),[v]-xiv,[1]-511,(1), frontispiece (with tissue guard) + 23 plates + 2 folding maps + 2 large folding maps at rear. Index. 8vo, red cloth, gilt lettering to front board and spine. The Siege of Port Arthur (August 1, 1904 – January 2, 1905), the deep-water port and Russian naval base at the tip of the Liaodong Peninsula in Manchuria, was the longest and most violent land battle of the Russo-Japanese War. "It has been my endeavour in the following pages to describe the Siege of Port Arthur. I joined the Third Army at the commencement of August 1904, just before the first assault, remained attached to General Nogi's headquarters until January 17, 1905, and entered the fortress with the victorious Japanese. An account written by an eye-witness who has not had access to official documents can harldy be considered complete or final. Whether these will ever be given to the world is a matterof great doubt, because the story of Port Arthur is such a tragedy to Japa nese arms from beginning to end that the Headquarters Staff are not likely -- at least, until the present generation has passed away -- to admit the faulty tactics which an official history of the Siege would disclose" - fromthe Preface. Contents : 1. The cause of the war. 2. Dalny. 3. The battle o f Nanshan. 4. Advance of the Japanese. 5. Description of the defences. 6. Capture of Taikosan and Shyokosan. 7. The strategical situation on land and sea. 8. Capture of Banrhusan works. 9. The great night attack. 10. Japanesecamp life. 11. Resumption of active operations. 12. Artillery and telephon es. 13. Men and manners. 14. Capture of Hachimachayama. 15. The assault of October 30th. 16. Sapping and mining. 17. Hospitals and transport. 18. Lifeat the front. 19. The eve of great events. 20. The assault of November 26t h. 21. The assault and capture of 203 Metre Hill. 22. Destruction of the Russian warships (pp.333-346, the sinking of the Poltava, the Retvizan, the Bayan, the Pallada, the Pobeida, the Perezviet, and eventually the Sebastopol, with a b&w photo "the Russian cruiser Pallada struck by a 28-centimetre shell as she lay at anchor in the harbour"). 23. The fall of North Keikwansan and Nirusan. 24. The final operations. 25. Surrender and celebration. 26. Closing scenes. 27. The fallen fortress. 28. Stoessel and surrender. Conclusion. Rebacked (with new front flyleaf), spine darkened, cloth smudged, insect nibbling to front board, corners bumped, foxing and soiling to some leaves, bookplate of Frederick Edwin Smith the First Earl of Birkenhead (1872 -1930), else a good copy. As is. 325.0

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84 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

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85 Associazione Archeologica Frentana) Ortona e Cassino
Amministrazione Comunale, 1991, 
(Associazione Archeologica Frentana). Ortona e Cassino : Unite Nella Tragedia Settembre 1943-Giugno 1944. Gemellaggio Cassino-Ortona 25-26 Maggio 1991. Ortona: Amministrazione Comunale, (1991). Pp [72]. Square 8vo, ill. card covers. very slightly rubbed, vertical crease to front cover, nick to rear, owner's signature, else vg. 25.00

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86 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

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87 ATKINSON, J., Captain, comp. WOOD, H. Evelyn, Field-Marshal Sir, foreword ABC of the Army : An illustrated guide to military knowledge for those who seek a general acquaintance with elementary matters pertaining to the British Army. as is.
Gale & Polden, Ltd. and Nelson House, London and Portsmouth, 1914, 
ATKINSON, J., Captain, comp. ABC of the Army : An illustrated guide to military knowledge for those who seek a general acquaintance with elementary matters pertaining to the British Army. Compiled by Captain J. Atkinson. Withforeword by Field-Marshal Sir H. Evelyn Wood. London and Portsmouth: Gale & Polden Ltd., 2 Amen Corner, Paternoster Row, E.C., Wellington Works, Aldershot, and Nelson House, Portsmouth, (1914). Obtainable from all Booksellers. Pp. (8),[vii]-x,(2),1-114,(16), + 24 p. of plates. Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated card covered boards. Covers nearly detached, spine nearly gone, foxing, peeling covers. As is. 25.00

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88 ATKINSON, R. N Historical Souvenir of Penticton, B.C.
Penticton Herald, Penticton, B.C., 1968, 
ATKINSON, R. N. Historical Souvenir of Penticton, B.C. (Penticton : Penticton Herald, 1968). Pp (12),3-220,(3). Illustrated. 8vo, white card covers, gilt crests to front cover, blur lettering to covers and spine. Hale and Barman British Columbia Local Histories: A Bibliography 38. Cover title : Penticton Pioneers in Story and Picture. Special Edition, Published to mark theoccasion of the Royal Canadian Legion 22nd Biennial Dominion Convention, M ay, 1968, Penticton, British Columbia. Contents : History Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 40, Penticton, British Columbia; The Early Indian; Indian Progress; The Brigade Trail; Tom Ellis; The Ellis Family Tree; Our first Reeve and Merchant; Shatford Brothers; The Southern Okanagan Land Company; First drug store; Early nursery stock and salesmen; The Horse; The Livery Barns; The Mail; Spiritual Progress; The Coming of the Railroad; Crews on the first trains in and out of Penticton; Queens of Okanogan Lake; Early School Days; Old Land Marks; The B.C. Hotel; The Incola Hotel; The Wood Products Building; Interior Salish Months; Pioneers, F. H. Latimer, D.LS.,B.C.L.S.; James August Schubert; J. H. Munson, K.C.; George F. Guernsey; M. C. Kendall; A. S. Hatfield; John Power; J. A. Nesbitt; Ads and News Items taken from thePenticton Press, 1906 with explanations; The origin of our Place Names; Ex tracts, Henderson's B.C. Gazietteer and Directory, 1899 - 1900, Penticton; Trout Creek (Post Office) Penticton; White Lake: Okanagan Falls residents, 1899 - 1900; Early athletics and some of the players; Hunting; Fishing withthe Indians; Indian hunting party; Fields of Honor; Short stories on agric ulture; Meditation; The visit of His Royal Highness, the Prince of Wales; Penticton Board of Trade; Features and Sfatistics; The first hotel; Our rifle range; Capt. Robertson's Salute; Dick Carew; Penticton's first military funeral; Harris Bros, mine; Okanagan Mine (Lakeshore) Penticton; The Jack Rice claim; The Nez Perce hop pickers; Government Agencies; The Blacksmith Shop; Agricultural Exhibition, 1921; The K.V.R. Farm; The Street The Chinese Turned Around; Post Office incidents; Office space a problem to first council; First Burns' Night in Penticton; Our early doctors and medical services; Industrial expansion; High water and floods; Our neighbors; Penticton Cemeteries; List of Reeves and Mayors since incorporation. Brown stains to covers, else very good. 30.00

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89 ATKINSON, Rick Long Gray Line : The American Journey of West Point's Class of 1966. 1st USin dj
Houghton Mifflin, Boston, 1989, 
ATKINSON, Rick. The Long Gray Line. [dustjackets adds : The American Journey of West Point's Class of 1966]. Boston : Houghton Mifflin Co., 1989. First Printing. Pp (8),[ix]-xiii,(3),[1]-592,+ 24 8vo, grey paper-covered boards, blue cloth spine. "Theirs was the dream of all young men : tobecome heroes. Inspired by John E Kennedy's call to serve the nation, the West Point class of 1966 first gathered above the Hudson River on a glorious afternoon in July 1962. But as the cadets swore their oath of allegiance,they could not begin to imagine the dark journey that lay ahead. The Long Gray Line is the true story of that journey, an epic tale about an extraordinary generation of military officers and the women they loved. This spellbinding narrative brings to life a rich cast of characters, including Douglas MacArthur, William Westmoreland, and a score of other memorable figures. Yet the story is told primarily through the lives of three classmates. JackWheeler, whose intelligence is surpassed only by his idealism, comes from a long line of soldiers, but gradually he discovers that he lacks any real appetite for the bloody art of war. Brash and impetuous Tom Carhart aspiresto wear a general's stars, yet he is haunted by bad luck and his stubborn refusal to compromise his principles. George Crocker, born to lead troops through the dark of night, becomes ever more proficient as a warrior, and his story is the story of the Army over the past quarter century. Rick Atkinson tracks the men of '66 through their high-spirited cadet years and into the fires of Vietnam, where dozens of them died and hundreds more grew disillusioned. During the hard peace that followed, they resigned from the Army in record numbers, only to find that civilian life offered no easy answers either. West Point - an institution of mythic proportions - remained a powerful influence in their lives, even as the academy itself weathered a period of profound change. The tragic war, a shameful cneating scanda, the divisive questioning of the ideals upon which the academy had stood for nearly two centuries — all shook West Point to its foundation, forcing soldiers andciivilians alike to reconsider the. role of the military in a democratic s ociety. Brilliantly conceived and eloquently written, The Long Gray Line tells a deeply affecting story that spans twenty-five turbulent years. The West Point class of 1966 straddled a fault line in American history, and thismasterly book speaks for a generation about innocence, patriotism, and the price we pay for our dreams." - from the dj. Owner's blindsatmp on endpape r, else very good in like dj.

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90 ATLAY, J. B. HALIBURTON, Arthur Lawrence, Lord HALIBURTON, Thomas Chandler] Lord Haliburton
William Briggs, Toronto, 1909, 
ATLAY, J. B. Lord Haliburton : A Memoir of his Public Service. Toronto: William Briggs, 1909. Pp. 296, frontis. 8vo, blue cloth with gilt lettering tofront and spine. The biography of (though "no one would have disclaimed su ch a project more vehemently) Lord Arthur Lawrence Haliburton, the son of Thomas Chandler Haliburton (of Sam Slick fame), born in Windsor, Nova Scotia. He followed in his father's footsteps into the legal profession, but thenwent on to a distinguished military career in the British Army. Includes s everal of his letters. Front inner hinge cracked, blindstamp to p. 19, elsevg. 80.00

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91 Atomic Weapons Bonn Grasps for Atomic Weapons : International Scientific Symposium on the Subject, The Multilateral Atomic Force - a Threat to European Security.
Standing Commission of the Research Establishments of the Czechoslovak Socialist Republic, the GDR, , Berlin, 1965, 
Atomic Weapons. Bonn Grasps for Atomic Weapons : International Scientific Symposium on the Subject, The Multilateral Atomic Force – a Threat to European Security. Berlin: Standing Commission of the Research Establishments of the Czechoslovak Socialist Republic, the GDR, the USSR and the People’s Republic of Poland for the Examination of the Problems of European Security, 1965. Pp. (1), 2-55. 8vo, black stapled printed wrappers. The report of an international scientific symposium “held in the ‘House of the Teacher’ in Berlin, the capital of the German Democratic Republic, from 27 to 29 October 1964…it was a question of a scientific investigation of the objectives and plans which the reactionary Bonn forces are pursuing with atomic armament and of the working out of effective alternatives to the Bonn effort to obtain nuclear weapons.” – p.4. Staples rusted, lightly nicked wrappers, minor dampstaining to bottom edges, else vg. 15.00

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92 AVERY, Harold In Days of Danger: A Tale of the Threatened French Invasion
Thomas Nelson and Sons, London, 0, 
AVERY, Harold. In Days of Danger: A Tale of the Threatened French Invasion.London: Thomas Nelson and Sons, [n.d.]. Pp. [1]-396,(4). Illustrated with 3 colour plates + frontispiece. 8vo, decorated grey cloth covers. Colour plate at pg. 21 missing, ex library stamps to front pastedown and ffep, frontinner hinge cracked, sticker to spine, light wear to corners of pages, wea r to extremities of covers, light soiling to covers, else vg. 35.00

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93 Aviation - WW2] Spot Them In The Air!
Daily Mirror, London, 0, 
[Aviation - WW2]. Spot Them In The Air! . [London]: published by the Daily Mirror, [n.d.]. Pp. [1]-32. Illustrated. 8vo, stapled illustrated wraps. A handy contemporary identification guide for residents of England, showing silhouettes the planes of the R.A.F. and the Luftwaffe, so as to determine friend from foe. Minor creasing near spine, else vg. 40.00

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94 Aviation] Cub Flier, 10:2, May-June 1946) Cub Flier, Volume 10, Number 2
O. B. Pulsifer, Halifax, 1946, 
[Aviation]. The Cub Flier, Volume 10, Number 2 (May-June 1946). Halifax: Pulsifer Bros., Ltd., 1946. Pp. 20, including covers. Illustrated. Double column. 8vo, illustrated pale blue and grey wraps with illustration of prop plane flying past Mount Rushmore to front. Vg. For the issue. 20.00

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95 AZOY, A.C.M. SAMPSON, William T. Signal 250! The Sea Fight Off Santiago First Edition in dustjacket
David McKay , New York, 1964, 
AZOY, A.C.M. Signal 250! The Sea Fight Off Santiago. New York : David McKayCo., (1964). First Edition.0 Pp 207. Maps. 8vo, navy cloth. "On the mornin g of July 3, 1898, the Spanish fleet commanded by Rear Admiral Cervera emerged from Santiago Bay to engage in battle an American fleet, under command of Rear Admiral Sampson and Commodore Schley. It was a dramatic encounter, ending in capture and destruction of the Spanish warships and winning for the United States a decisive victory over Spain in the Spanish-American war." - from the dj. Very good in nicked, rubbed dustjacket. 28.00

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96 BACNHER, Evan. Men of WWII : Fighting Men at Ease. First Edition in dustjacket
Harry N. Abrams, New York , 2007, ISBN:0810992876 
BACNHER, Evan. Men of WWII : Fighting Men at Ease. (New York) : Harry N. Abrams, Inc., Publishers, (2007). First Printing. Pp (4),5-160. 4to, blue boards, with lighter blue lettering. A large-format photography book. "During the Second World War, the Naval Aviation Photographic Unit vividly capturedthe ordinary lives of soldiers during extraordinary circumstances, produci ng thousands of professional-quality photographs. These photographs reveal the human side of the war: the enlisted men are at turns playful, bored, relaxed, or on edge. In this follow-up to the revelatory 'At Ease', Evan Bachner once again culls the best images from the National Archives to illuminate these men at war. As in 'At Ease', the high level of artistry and composition in the photos is striking, due to the experience and craft of the menbehind the camera. The Naval Aviation Photographic Unit, formed to provide images for patriotic publications, was led by Edward Steichen, a master ph otographer. His team included such photography luminaries as Horace Bristol, Wayne Miller, Charles Fenno Jacobs, and Victor Jorgensen. In addition, this volume includes photographs from the Marine's, Army Air Corps, and Army collections, which have a style that is less polished but more intimate andcompelling. This book, which inclucldes many never-before- published image s, captures the servicemen in their daily routines—living in a war, but so often at rest or at play. Featuring more than 150 [black & white] photographs, from the Still Pictures branch of the National Archives, 'Men of WWII' focuses on the quieter and more personal side of the war. Rather than highlighting violent, iconic war imagery, these photographs bring a sense of humanity to the conflict that has shaped the modern world" - from the dj. Remainder dot, on bottom edge, else very good in very good dustjacket. 30.00

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97 BADCOCK, Sarah New Studies in European History series) Politics and the People in Revolutionary Russia : A Provincial History. 1st in dj.
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 2007, ISBN:9780521876230 
BADCOCK, Sarah. Politics and the People in Revolutionary Russia : A Provincial History . Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, (2007). First Printing. Pp. (6),vii-xvii,(1),1-260,(2). Maps. 8vo, black cloth with gilt lettering to spine. A volume in the New Studies in European History series. "After the collapse of the Romanov dynasty in February 1917, Russia was subject toan eigh-month experiment in democracy. Sarah Badcock studies its failure t hrough an exploration of the experiences and motivations of ordinary men and women, urban and rural, military and civilian. Using previously neglecteddocuments from regional archives, she offers a new history of the revoluti on as experienced in the two Volga provinces of Nizhegorod and Kazan. She exposes the confusions and contradictions between political elites and ordinary people and emphasises the role of the latter as politicala ctors. By looking beyond Petersburg and Moscow, she shows how local concerns, conditions and interests were foremost in shaping how the revolution was received and understood. She also reveals the ways in which the small group of intellectuals who dominated the high political scene of 1917 had their political alternatives circumscribed by the desires and demands of ordinary people." -from the dj. Very good in clean, crisp dust jacket. 75.00

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98 BADDELEY, John F. Russian Conquest of the Caucasus. in dustjacket
Russell & Russell, New York, 1969, 
BADDELEY, John F. The Russian Conquest of the Caucasus. With Maps, Plans and Illustrations. New York : Russell & Russell, (1969). Pp (4),v-xxxviii,(2),[1]-518, frontispiece + 12 plates, 5 maps (2 folding at rear), and 2 plans. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. John Frederick Baddeley (July 1854 – Oxford, 16 February 1940) was a British traveller, scholar and journalist, best known by his works on Russia and the Caucasus region. He was educated at Wellington College, Berkshire. After visiting Russia for seven months in 1879, Baddeley became the St. Petersburg correspondent for the London Standard, and began a lifelong relationship with that country, travellingwidely and writing several important books on its history. In the summer o f 1900 he made his first of several journeys to Siberia and the Russian FarEast. He was a Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society, 1902-1940. Very g ood in plain brown dustjacket. 75.00 Contents : Part I - From the Earliest Times to 1829. 1. The Russian approach to the Caucasus — First contact— Free Cossacks — Early relations with Georgia — First conflicts with the natives — Cossack colonisation — Formation of the great Cossack Line — First crossing of the mountain chain — Summary of events leading to the incorporationof Georgia in the Russian Empire. 2. 1722-1771 : Peter's campaign — Derben d occupied — Peter returns to Moscow — His lieutenants take Baku — Their further successes — Under Anne the Russians retire to the Terek — Catherine the Great — Strengthening the Line — War with Turkey — Todtleben crosses themountains— The Russians retire once more — PlatofPs action — Flight of the Kalmuck Tartars. 3. 1771-1796 : Peace with Turkey — Derbend reoccupied and again abandoned — The Line extended — The Kouban — The Nogai Tartars — The ir subjugation by Souv6roff— Count Potiomkin, first Viceroy of the Caucasus— Colonisation — Shaykh-Mansour — Tchetchen victory — The first forest dis aster — Battle of Tatartoub — Shaykh-Mansour goes to the western tribes — War with Turkey — First and second attempts on Anapa — Hermann defeats BatalPasha — Anapa taken — Shaykh-Mansour a prisoner — His death — Strengthenin g of the Line — Agha Muhammad's sack of Tiflis — War with Persia — Zouboff appointed to the command-in-chief. 4. 1796-1806 : Persian campaign of 1796 — Derbend taken again — Russian successes — Death of Catherine — Paul orders retreat to the Liue of the Terek, but is compelled to interfere again — Incorporation of Georgia — Alexander I. — Tsitsianoff — The Tsaritsa Marie —Death of Lazareff — Tsitsianoff's policy and successes — The whole of Geor gia reunited after four hundred years — Death of Gouliakoff — War with Persia — Heroic conduct of Russians — Baku — Death of Tsitsianoff. 5. 1806-1816: Derbend captured for the fourth and last time — Goud6vitch again — Troub les on all sides — Niebolseen's victory — War with Turkey — Anapa retaken —Goud6vitch repulsed at Akhalkalaki and Erivan — Capture of Poti- — Imeriti a annexed — Unification of Christians — Paulucci's victory under the walls of Akhalkalaki — Dangerous position of the Russians — Combined action of Persia and Turkey — It comes to nothing — Kotliarevsky takes Akhalkalaki — Russian disasters — Rebellion in Georgia — Its suppression — Paulucci recalled — General Rteeshtcheff — Peace with Turkey — Russia's conquests abandoned— Kotliarevsky's victory at Aslandouz — Lenkoran — Peace with Persia — Rus sian conquests. 6. 1816-1817 : Yermoloff — His early career — Character — Policy — His mission to Persia — The Line. 7. 1818 : Building of Grozny — Veliameenoff — His early career, character, and policy — His Memoir and Commentary on Paskievitch's letter — Comparison between Cossack and native — Plans for the subjugation of the Caucasus. 8. 1819 : Building of Vnezapnaya— Native revolt in Karakaitagh— Russian defeat — Russian successes — Large increase of the Russian army— Organisation of the Caucasian infantry regiment — Madatoff— Submission of Tabassaran, Karakaitagh, Shekeen, Avaria— Yerm61ofPs cruelty — The Akousheens beaten. 9. 1820-1825 : Kasi-Koumoukh conquered— Shirvan absorbed — War between Persia and Turkey — Annexation of Karabag h — Devastation of Kabarda — Ammalat Bek — Growth of Muridism — Grekoff — Tchetchen rising — Beiboulat — Ameer-Hadji-Yourt destroyed — Gherzel Aoul besieged Assassination of Grekoff and Lissanievitch. 10. 1826-1827 : Yerm61off returns to the Line — Death of Alexander I. — Persian war — Russian disasters — Yerm61offs inaction — Paskievitch — Madatoff's victory at Shamkhor —Paskiivitch's victory — Yermoloff leaves the Caucasus — His career and pol icy. 11. 1827-1828 : Paskievitch blockades Erivan — Enters Nakhitchevan — Takes Abbas-Abad —Battle of Ashtarak — Kras6vsky — Serdar-Abad taken — Erivan — Tabriz — Urmia — Ardebil — Treaty of Turkmentchai — Anglo-Persian relations from 1800 to 1827. 12. 1828 : War with Turkey — Russian aims — Siege and capture of Kars — Of Anapa — Plague — Siege and capture of Akhalkalaki —March on Akhaltsikh — Defeat of Turkish relieving force. 13. 1828 : Siege of Akhaltsikh — Its capture — Poti capitulates — Gouria occupied — Paskievitch's plans for the second year's campaign — Murder of Griboyedoff — Turkish attempt to recover Akhaltsikh. 14. 1829 : Akhaltsikh relieved — Hess6's victory at Limani — Danger of war with Persia — Paskievitch's successful diplomacy — Abbas Mirza sends his son to St. Petersburg — Plague at Akhaltsikh— Russian victory at Digour — March on Brzeroum — Crossing of the Saganlou g — Defeat of the Seraskier — Of Haghki — Hassan-Kala taken — Erzeroum occupied — Poushkin — Baibourt — Death of Bourtseff — Paskievitch's victory — Peace of Adrianople — Unnecessary bloodshed — Hesse's repulse — Migration of90,000 Armenians — Paskievitch — Persian and Turkish troops. Part II - The Murid War. 15. Muridism— Kazi Moulla — Shamil — Development of the movemen t Blood-feuds — Adat and Shariat — Number of Murids — General significationof Murid and Muridism. 16. 1829-1832 : Kazi Moulla takes the field— His va rious successes and defeats : Andee Khounzakh, Tarkou, Bournaya, Derbend, Kizliar, Agatch-Kala Plans for subjugation of the tribes— Nazran— Galgai expedition. 17. 1832 : Tchetchnia expedition— Defeat and death of Volzhinsky— Dargo taken Ghimree — Death of Kazi Moulla. 18. 1832-1837 : Hamzad, the second Imam — Slaughter of the Avar Khans — Lanskoi takes Ghimree— Klugenau takes Gherghebil and Gotsatl— Death of Hamzad — Shamil, third Imam— The affair at Ashilta bridge. 19. 1837 : Fese's Avar expedition of 1837 — Klugenau'sinterview with Shamil — Nicholas I. visits the Caucasus — Rosen dismissed — Albrandt's mission. 20. 1838-1839 : Shamil's success — Russia takes the alarm — Russian plan of campaign — Grabbers expedition — Siege and capture of Argouani — The Andee Koisou crossed — Siege of Akhoulgo. 21. 1839 : Siegeof Akhoulgo continued— Sourkhai's castle taken — Failure of general assaul t — Siege operations resumed — Progress of the Russians — Shamil surrendershis son — Final assault and capture of Akhoulg6 — Shamil escapes — Gol6vin e's Samour expedition — Its results. 22. 1840-1842 : Apparent pacification of Tchetchnia — Pullo's administration — Shamil again — England and Egypt— Shamil's rapid recovery of power — His cruelty — Akhverdi Mahoma — Shamil in Daghestan — Hadji Mourad Russian plan of campaign for 1841 — Bakounin's death — Dissensions between Grabbe and Gol6vine— Fese takes Klugenau's command and is again replaced by him— Grabbe's Dargo expedition— Disastrous results of his operations— Grabbe recalled — Golovine succeeded by Neidhardt. 23. 1843-1844 : Shamil's military organisation— His 1843 campaign — Loss of the Russian forts in Avaria — Passek at Ziriani — Siege of Neezov6e — Of Shoura — Freitag to the rescue— Death of Akhverdi Mahoma — Shamil and his mother — Nicholas L's demands — Large reinforcements — Russian success in Kazi-Koumoukh— And at Ghillee— Death of Shouaib Moulla —Shamil's cruelty— Defection of Daniel Sultan— Fort Vozdveezhenskoe built. 24. 1845 : Vorontsoff — The Dargo expedition— Disastrous result — Freitag to the rescue once more. 25 1846 : Shamil's invasion of Kabardi — Freitas's pursuit — Shamil checkmated — His flight — Hadji Mourad's raid — Shamil enters Akousha — His defeatat Kouteshee — Russian losses. 26. 1847-1848 : Russian assault on Gherghdb il — Saltee taken — Gherghebil surrendered — Defence of Akhtee. 27. 1849-1856 : Shamil at the zenith of his power — Argouteeusky fails at Tchokh — Hadji Mourad — His raid on Shoura — He is sent by Shamil to Kaitago — His raidon Bouinakh — Shamil's jealousy — He compasses Hadji Mourad's death — The latter surrenders to the Russians, but escapes — His death — SlieptsofF killed — Bariatinsky chief of the Left Flank — Forest cutting — Raids — Depopulation of lowland Tchetchnia — The Crimean war — Operations in Asia Minor —Danger of war with Persia — Secret convention — Shamil's invasion of Kakhe tia — Argouteensky's march Shamil's second invasion of Kakhetia and captureof the Georgian princesses — Their captivity — Shamil at home. 28. 1857-18 59 : Bariatinsky appointed viceroy and commander-in-chief — Milioutine his chief of the staff — Their plan of action — Campaigns of 1857 and 1858 — Aoukh, Salatau, and the Argoun gorges occupied — Forts built at Bourtounai and on the Argoun — Vrevsky's expeditions from the Lesghian Line — His death — Revolt at Nazran — Shamil's abortive attempts at relief — His defeat by Meeshtchenko — 1859 — Capture of Veden — Advance of the three armies — The ddbdcle — Flight of Shamil — Gouneeb— The end. Appendix. Index. Very good inplain brown dustjacket. 75.00

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99 BAER, George W. One Hundred Years of Sea Power : The U.S. Navy, 1890-1990. Paperback Edition.
Stanford University Press, Stanford, CA, 1996, ISBN:0804727945 
BAER, George W. One Hundred Years of Sea Power: The U.S. Navy, 1890-1990. Stanford, Calif.: Stanford University Press, (1996). First Paperback Printing. Pp. (12),[1]-553,(3). 8vo, illustrated blue and white card covers. "Thispowerfully argued, objective history of the modern U.S. Navy explains how over the years the Navy defined and redefined its purpose in the century after 1890." - from the rear cover. Contents: Part I.: On the Sea: 1. Sea Power and the Fleet Navy, 1890-1910; 2. The New Navy, 1898-1913; 3. Neutralityor Readiness? 1913-1917; 4. War Without Mahan, 1917-1918; 5. Parity and Pr oportion, 1919-1922; 6. Treaty Navy, 1922-1930; 7. Adapt and Innovate, 1931-1938; 8. Are We Ready? 1938-1940; 9. Sea Control, 1941-1942; 10. StrategicOffensives, 1943-1944; 11. Victory Drives, 1944-1945. Part II: From the Se a: 12. Why Do We Need a Navy? 1945-1949; 13. Naval Strategy, 1950-1954; 14.Containment and the Navy, 1952-1960; 15. The McNamara Years, 1961-1970; 16 . Disarray, 1970-1980; 17. High Tide, 1980-1990. Very good. 20.00

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100 BAGNALL, J. Stanley, Capt. (ed.). HARVEY, D.C. WALKER, A. Stanley SPARLING, H.C. 1932 Annual Journal of The United Services Institute of Nova Scotia. Fifth Year. Volume Five
United Services Institute of Nova Scotia, Halifax, N.S., 1932, 
BAGNALL, J. Stanley, Capt. (ed.). 1932 Annual Journal of The United Services Institute of Nova Scotia. Fifth Year. Volume Five. Halifax, N.S.: United Services Institute of Nova Scotia, 1932. Pp [1]-138,+ 5 folding maps + 3 plates. Text Maps. 8vo, red printed card covers. Articles of nautical interest : “Minesweeping 1914-1920}” by Lt. D.K. McDermaid (pp 31-38,+ 1 plate) and “Sea Power and Empire” by Prof. A. Stanley Walker (pp 87-101). Other articles : “Nova Scotia and the American Revolution” by Prof. D.C. Harvey (pp 12-30); “The Western Front in 1918” by Lt. Col. H.C. Sparling (pp 39-57); “The Far East” by Prof. Norman MacKenzie (pp 58-67); “Heligoland and German Empire Development” by Prof. F.R. Hayes (pp 68-73); The Rebellion in Burma, 193101932” by Major W.E.H. Talbot (pp 74-86); “The International Aspect of Petroleum” by Major R.L. Dunsmore (pp 102-129,+ 5 fldg maps). Spine chippedand edges, covers faded, name, a few pencilled notes, else good to very go od. 135.00

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