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1 CALLAHAN, Harry) WILLIAMS, Jonathan Aperture Masters of Photography Harry Callahan. First Printing in dustjacket
Aperture, New York, 1999, ISBN:0893818216 
(CALLAHAN, Harry). Harry Callahan. (New York) : Aperture, (1999). First Printing. Pp (1),2-95,(1). Illustrated in Black-and-White. Square 8vo, black cloth, gilt lettering to spine. A volume in the Aperture Masters of Photography series. "Harry Callahan, known for his bold exploration of quotidian details and his innovative use of the abstract in photography, has created a career that spans many eras and lives. From his extended portrait of his wife, Eleanor, to his formal studies of architectural structures and his observation of abstract expressionist line in natural forms, Callahan's remarkable work has been central to the development of American photography. The influence of his labors is easily recognized in the work of many disparate genres of visual art. His photographic legacy continues on not only in the vibrancy of his own images, but in the unparalleled inspiration his teachinghas brought to many. Aperture's Masters of Photography series presents Cal lahan's most vital and lasting images, in addition to a number of photographs that have never been published before. The accompanying essay by Jonathan Williams, poet, essayist, and the publisher of Jargon Society books, provides a unique textual complement to the subtlety of Callahan's work and vision." (from the dustjacket). Very good slightly wrinkled dustjacket. 35.00

Price: 35.00 CDN
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2 WILLIAMS, Harry The Steam Navy of England : Past, Present, and Future. First Edition
W.H. Allen, 1893, 
WILLIAMS, Harry. The Steam Navy of England : Past, Present, and Future. London : W.H. Allen & Co., Limited, 1893. First Edition. Pp (6),[vii]-xxxi,(3),[3]-288 + 32-page publisher's catalogue (dated November 1992),(2, ads for the United Service Magazine). 8vo, navy cloth, gilt lettering front and spine, British flag panel on front.

Harry Williams, R.N., a naval engineer and Chief Inspector of Machinery.

"[The] chief aim throughout has been to keep steadily in view the possible requirements for the future Navy, and to do this it is necessary to consider the many great changes made during the past fifty years, the change still going on, the stage of transition reached, its further development, and, as far as can be ascertained by enquiry and deduction, the Navy's final form." - from the Preface, dated Sepember 1992 in Devonport.

Contents:

Part I. Our Seamen.
1. On Increasing the Fighting Power in Ships of War by Training Non-Combatants in Combatant Duties;
2. The General War Training of the Navy;
3. The Training of Our Seamen;
4. The Training of Our Seamen - continued.

Part II. Ships and Machinery.
1. Forced Draught in Boilers of War-Ships;
2. Induced Draught v. Forced Draught in Boilers;
3. Further Remarks on Forced and Induced Draught in Boilers of War-Ships;
4. Modern Marine Engines.

Part III. Naval Engineering.
1. Naval Engineering in War-Ships;
2. Naval Engineering in War-Ships - continued;
3. Naval Engineering in War-Ships - continued;
4. Naval Engineering in War-Ships - continued.

Part IV. Miscellaneous.
1. The Coal Endurance of Her Majesty's Ships :
A. Single Ships of War;
B. Sea-Going Fleets abd Squadrons;
2. On the Engine-Room Complements of Her Majesty's Ships :
3. Remarks on Electrical Lighting and Other Subjects.
4. Modern Marine Engines.

Summary,
Conclusion.

Cloth fairly heavily rubbed with some bubbling, soiled, initial and final leaves lightly foxed, modern owner's signature, else very good, solid. Uncommon. 280.00

Price: 280.00 CDN
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