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1 LAIRD, John. Recent Philosophy
Oxford University Press, London, 1945, 
LAIRD, John. Recent Philosophy. London : Oxford University Press, (1945). Reprint. Pp [1]-[256]. Index. Small 8vo, grey cloth, lettered in black to front board and spine, top edge dyed black. The Home University Library of Modern Knowledge, Vol. 181. John Laird (1887-1946) was a Scottish philosopher, in the school of New British Realism, who later turned to metaphysical idealism. George Parkin Grant (1918-1988) was a Canadian philosopher, teacherand political commentator, whose popular appeal peaked in the late 1960s a nd 1970s. He is best known for his nationalism, political conservatism, comments on technology, pacifism, Christian faith, and conservative views regarding abortion and is credited as one of Canada's most original thinkers. Grant was a faculty member at Dalhousie University, Halifax, N.S., twice (1947-1960, 1980-1988). Waterstaining to cloth, damp-wrinkling to leaves, elsegood only. Ex-libris George P. Grant (without indication, but acquired fro m his estate). As is. 20.00

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2 Sea Breezes) LAIRD, Dorothy LIGHT, John P. PEARCE, James E. Sea Breezes : The Ship Lovers' Digest, New Series Vol. 12 July - December,1951. in dj.
Charles Birchall & Sons, Ltd., 1951, 
(Sea Breezes). Sea Breezes : The Ship Lovers' Digest, New Series Vol. 12 July - December 1951. Liverpool: Charles Birchall & Sons, Ltd., 1951. Pp. 476including index. Illustrated, with several plates. Double column. Small 8v o, green cloth, gilt to spine. Of interest: Sydney Baker's "Two Liverpool Privateers" (the Dragon and St. George, pp.4-7); H.A. Breton's "A Century and a Half of Channel Islands Packets" (pp.12-21); "Fortunes of the French Line" (pp.34-45); James E. Pearce's "Holland to America" (Holland-America Line, pp.108-132) and "The Blue Spread Eagle" (the American Line, pp.190-209);John P. Light's "More About the French Line" (pp.166-171, with pp.168-171 telling of the involvement of the French Line's Mount Blanc in the Halifax Explosion, Dec.6, 1917, including a photo of the Imo when she was the Leyland Liner Tampican); "Eastern Canada - West Indies Service" (pp.210-211); William McAdam's "I Served in the 'Dale Line'" (pp.242-245); Dorothy Laird's "Twice Resurgent" (the Glasgow tramp shipping firm Andrew Crawford and Co.,Ltd., pp.276-285); "Shipbuilders to the World" (John Brown and Co., Ltd., pp.322-330)"; Lieut.Comdr. R.C. Bickley's "Three Years in the Illawarra" (pp.332-339); John P. Light's "Houlders' History" (pp.350-371, 406-415); J.H.Isherwood's "Inman Liner City of Rome" , "P.S.N.C. Liner Lusitania", "Alla n Liner Victorian" (with the thriller-inspiring note that "in 1923 she acted as a floating hotel in Stockholm for the British delegates to the BaptistConference"), "Royal Mail Liner Orinoco", "Castle Liner Kildonan Castle", "Isle of Man Packet Ben-My-Chree". Much more and the usual columns Vg in vgchipped, torn dj. 47.00

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