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1 GIBSON, William. Johnny Mnemonic. Signed copy
Ace Books, New York , 1995, ISBN:044100234X 
GIBSON, William. Johnny Mnemonic New York : Ace Books, (June 1995). First Ace Printing. Pp (8),[1]-164,(4). 8vo, illustrated blue card covers. The Screenplay and the Story. “Johnny's a 21st-century smuggler. He's not transporting drugs or jewels. He's moving information. The computer chip in his head is overloaded with white-hot data. He has twenty-four hours before the overload fries his brain – and he's got an army of Yakuza killers on his trail. And his only allied are a cybernetic dolphin and a sexy streetfighter with a hardwired taste for violence...” - from the back cover. Very good. Signed without inscription by the author. 25.00

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2 GIBSON, William Hamilton. Our Native Orchids : A Series of Drawings from Nature of All the Species found in the Northeastern United States
Doubleday, Page & Co., New York , 1905, 
GIBSON, William Hamilton. Our Native Orchids : A Series of Drawings from Nature of All the Species found in the Northeastern United States. New York: Doubleday, Page & Co., 1905. Pp. (10),xi-xxxv,(3),3-158,(2), frontispiece, + 57 p. of black and white plates. Illustrated. 8vo, green cloth with gilt decoration to front board, gilt lettering to front board and spine. Contents: 1. Cypripedium; 2. Orchis; 3. Habenaria; 4. Pogonia; 5. Arethusa; 6. Epipactis; 7. Gyrostachys; 8. Listera; 9. Peramium; 10. Achroanthes; 11. Leptorchis; 12. Calypso; 13. Corallorhiza; 14. Tipularia; 15. Limodorum; 16. Hexalectris; 17. Aplectrum. Half-inch strip cut from top of title page (not affecting text), occasional light foxing, BC Library stamp to flyleaf (thoughno other library markings), else a good copy. 25.00

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3 STEVENSON, Lloyd G., moderator) GIBSON, William C. JACQUES, André. KELLY, Arthur D. Physicians' Panel on Canadian Medical History. no dj.
1967, 
(STEVENSON, Lloyd G., moderator). Physicians' Panel on Canadian Medical History : An informal round-table on the highlights of Canadian Medical History held in Lac Beauport, October 7, 1966. Presented by Schering, as a Centennial Project, in collaboration with the Canadian Medical Association as a service to the medical profession. S.l.: s.n., (1967). Pp [34]. Square large 8vo, blue cloth. Vg. 20.00

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4 SHERRINGTON, Charles Scott, Sir). ECCLES, John C. And William C. GIBSON Sherrington : His Life and Thought. First Edition in dustjacket
Springer International, New York, 1979, ISBN:0387090630 1979 0387090630 / 9780387090634 
(SHERRINGTON, Charles Scott, Sir). ECCLES, John C. and William C. GIBSON. Sherrington : His Life and Thought. (New York) : Springer International, 1979. First Edition. Pp (6),[vii]-xv,(1),[1]-269,(3), including colour frontispiece. Illustrated. Index. 8vo, blue cloth, white lettering to front board and spine.

Sir Charles Scott Sherrington (b. November 27, 1867, Islington, London - d. Marcvh 2, 1952, Eastbourne, Sussex) was an English neurophysiologist, histologist, bacteriologist, and pathologist, president of the Royal Society in the early 1920s, and co-winner of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1932.

Sir John Carew Eccles, AC FRS FRACP FRSNZ FAA[4] (b. January 27, 1903, Melbourne, Australia – d. May 2, 1997, Tenero-Contra, Switzerland) was an Australian neurophysiologist and philosopher.

William Carleton Gibson, C.M., M.D., D.Sc., F.R.C.P.(C.) (b. September 4, 1913, Ottawa - d. July 4, 2009, Victoria, British Columbia) Canadian neurologist and scholar.

"Although several studies have been published on Sherrington's work, until now none has dealt in depth with the man and his world. Sir John Eccles and Prof. William C. Gibson chronicle Sherrington's life from his undergraduate days at Cambridge to the Brown Institution in London, the University of Liverpool, Oxford, and finally his election to the Presidency of the Royal Society and his receipt of the Nobel Prize.

The authors draw on Sherrington's voluminous correspondence, on little known papers, speeches and poems, on his Gifford Lectures (1937-19380 and his superb biography of Jean Fernal (which he published at the age of 89). The result is a rigorous appraisal of Sherrington's philosophy and a portrait of the man as compelling as it is complete. This work will remain the definitive biography for many years to come." - from the dj.

Chapters :
1. The Early Years;
2. The Liverpool Professor;
3. Oxford 1914-1920;
4. The Years of the Presidency of the Royal Society 1920-1925;
5. The Last Decade at Oxford 1925-1935;
6. Major Correspondents in His Later Years (Oxford and Thereafter);
7. Sherrington - The Philosopher of the Nervous System;
8. Books and the Man;
9. Sherrington the Poet;
10. Public Service;
11. The Final Philosophical Messages.
Epilogue.


Appendices
1. C.S. Sherrington on Longfellow;
2. Extracts from Marginalia on Cambridge and London, c. 1880;
3. Grindelwald in Winter, 1887;
4. A Memorial of Ramon y Cajal, 1949;
5. Address on Medical Science;
6. Letter to Henry Head re W.H. Gaskell, 1918;
7. Osler at Oxford [Sir William Osler, pp.210-213, including "Love of Rare Books" with this : "A well-known bookseller in London used to say that he attributed to Osler's influence no small share in the increased antiquarian interest taken in early printed books on both sides of the Atlantic."];
8. Some aspects of Animal Mechanism;
9. Speech at the Reception of the Delegates to the Tercentenary Celebration of William Harvey's "De Motu Cordis";
10. Remarks at the Centenary Ceremonies of the Zoological Society (London, 1929);
11. Editorial Note by Professor Samson Wright and "Foreword to 1947 Edition by Sir Charles Sherrington;
12. Some Gifts to the British Museum;
13. Co-Operative Medical Library Service in London;
14. Introductory Broadcast for B.B.C. on "The Physical Basis of Mind";
15. Honorary Degrees, Fellowships and Memorials;
16. Last Entry in Who's Who, 1952;
17. Memories of C.E.R. Sherrington.
With index.

A few pen marks on 3 pages, light wear to bottom edge of boards, else very good in nicked dustjacket. 50.00


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5 STRANGE, William. SPALDING, Lloyd T. NEWTON, Max. GIBSON, David H.]. Ships Mean Victory
Navy League of Canada, 1942, 
STRANGE, William, Lieutenant-Commander. Ships Mean Victory. With illustrations by Sub-Lieutenant Max Newton and official naval photographs. [With a message from the President of the Navy League, D.H. Gibson]. (Toronto: The Navy League of Canada, 1942). Pp. (8),9-63,(1). Illustrated with 11 pages of photos. 8vo, decorated stapled blue card covers with navy blue diagonal title block to front cover. Law 1524. Contents : The Work Ships Do; Something About Sea Power; Ships of the Royal Canadian Navy (Destroyer -- Corvette --Mine-sweeper -- Fairmile -- Motor Torpedo Boat -- Armed Merchant Cruiser - - Armed Yachts -- The Navy's Job; Into the battle (A Corvette Story); Our Growing Merchant Navy; Modern Revenge (The Story of a Tanker); Sailors of Tomorrow; The Sea Cadets by Lloyd T. Spalding. The photos include: the destroyer HMCS Assiniboine; the St. Margaret's Sea Training School in Hubbards, NS (three photos); an unnamed corvette; 2 photos of sailors in jerkins; an unnamed minesweeper; a photo of Angus L. MacDonald and David H. Gibson with merchant seamen at the Allied Merchant Seamen's Club in Halifax; an unnamedfairmile; motor torpedo boat V250; the armed merchant cruiser Prince Henry ; the armed yacht HMCS Renard; an unnamed cargo ship; and a photo of Captain E.R. Brock with cadets at the Navy League's Victoria Sea Cadet Camp[ at Collingwood, ON. Light browning to spine, else a very good copy. Due to its small size, shipping costs should be a bit cheaper than quoted. 30.00

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6 GIBSON, William Spok Country. Uncorrected Proof. Signed
G.P. Putnam's Sons, New York, 2007, ISBN:9780399154300 
GIBSON, William. Spok Country. New York : G.P. Putnam's Sons, (2007). Uncorrected Proof for Liited Distribution. Pp (12),[1]-371,(1). 8vo, black and white card covers, lettered in white and black. A political thriller by William Ford Gibson (born March 17, 1948), an American-Canadian speculative fiction novelist. Small waterstain to bottom edge with corresponding wrinklingto lower margins, else very good. Signed without inscription by the author . 30.00

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