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1 Vocation de la race francaise en Amerique du Nord
La Vocation de la race française en Amérique du Nord. Québec : La Comité Permanent de la Survivance Française en Amérique, 1945. Pp 199. 8vo, card covers. Waterstain to spine, else a very good, unopened copy. 60.00

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2 (BOUDIN, Louis Eugène SUTTON, Peter C Boudin : Impressionist Marine Paintings. With an historical essay by DanielFinamore
Peabody Museum of Salem, Salem, MA , 1991, 
(BOUDIN, Louis Eugène). SUTTON, Peter C. Boudin : Impressionist Marine Paintings. With an historical essay by Daniel Finamore. Salem, MA : Peabody Museum of Salem, (1991). Pp [i]-viii,[9]-84. Illustrated in Colour. Map. 4to, art-illustrated blue card covers with white lettering to front and spine. An exhibition catalogue of paintings of ships and harbours of Normandy, France, by noted marine artist Louis Eugène Boudin (1824-1898). Very good. 15.00

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3 (DUGUA de MONS, Pierre). GRENON, Jean-Yves ROBERTS, Phil Pierre Dugua de Mons : Fondateur de l'Acadie (1604-5), Co-Fondateur de Quebec (1608) / Pierre Dugua de Mons : Founder of Acadia (1604-5), Co-Founder of Quebec (1608)
Peninsular Press, Annapolis Royal, N.S., 2000, ISBN:0968201628 
(DUGUA de MONS, Pierre). GRENON, Jean-Yves. Pierre Dugua de Mons : Fondateur de l'Acadie (1604-5), Co-Fondateur de Quebec (1608) / Pierre Dugua de Mons : Founder of Acadia (1604-5), Co-Founder of Quebec (1608). English rendition by Phil Roberts. (Annapolis Royal, N.S.) : Peninsular Press, (2000). Pp(4),[1]-20,(6),(6),[1]-20. Maps. 8vo, illustrated white card covers, lette red in black. Contents : Pierre Dugua, Sieur de Mons, of Royan; France and America at the End of the Sixteenth Century; Apprenticeship at the Tadoussac Trading Post (1600); Lieutenant-General of New France and Vice-Admiral (1603-12); The Fur Trade Monopoly as a Means of Financing the Colony; The Invitation to Champlain to be a "Volunteer" in Acadie; The Cruel Winter of Sainte-Croix Island (1604-5); Port-Royal, First Enduring French Settlement in Canada (1605); The Intense Rivalry of Other Traders; The Founding of Quebec(1608), Joint Achievement of Pierre Dugua de Mons and Samuel de Champlain; A Higher Objective than Mere Personal Profit; Dugua de Mons Commemorated i n France, the U.S., and Canada; Preparations for the Four-Hundredth Anniversary. Back to back French and English texts. Very good. 12.50

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4 (DURAS, Marguerite WILLIS, Sharon. Marguerite Duras : Writing on the Body.
University of Illinois Press, Urbana and Chicago, 1987, ISBN:0252013352 
(DURAS, Marguerite). WILLIS, Sharon. Marguerite Duras : Writing on the Body. Urbana and Chicago : University of Illinois Press, (1987). First Printing. Pp [i]-viii,1-191,(1). Index. 8vo, grey cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Contents : Introduction. 1. Preliminary Mappings. 2. Hiroshima mon amour: Screen Memories. 3. Le Ravissement de Lol V. Stein: Something for Nothing. 4.Le Vice-consul and L'Amour: A Word in Default. 5. Writing on the Body. Ver y good in dustjacket. 20.00

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5 ABDESSEMED, Adel) MICHAUD, Philippe-Alain Adel Abdessemed : Je suis innocent
Steidl / Centre Pompidou, Gottingen, Germany / Paris, 2012, ISBN:9783869305417 
(ABDESSEMED, Adel). Adel Abdessemed : Je suis innocent. Organized by Philippe-Alain Michaud. Published on the occasion of the exhibition presented at the Centre Pompidou, Galerie Sud, from October 3, 2012 to January 7, 2013. from October 3, 2012 to January 7, 2013. (Gottingen, Germany) : Steidl / (Paris) : Centre Pompidou, (2012). First Edition. Pp (6),7-247,(1). Illustrated. 4to, illustrated white paper covered boards, black lettering to front board and spine. Adel Abdessemed, (born 1971 in Constantine, Algeria) is a conceptual artist who lives and works in Paris, France. Contents : Alfred Vacquement's "Foreword"; Works in the Exhibition; List of Works in the Exhibition; Philippe-Aiam Michaud's "Reality"; Emmanuel Alloa's " Portrait of theArtist as a Pagan"; Hanm's "To Live Dangerously"; 'Pamela M. Lee's "Animal Feeling"; Tom McDonough's "Zero Tolerance"; Patricia Falguieres's "State o f Exception"; Selected Solo and Group Exhibitions; Selected Bibliography. ADDITIONAL SHIPPING CHARGES WILL BE REQUIRED TO ORDERS OUTSIDE CANADA DUE TOITS WEIGHT. Very good. 35.00

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6 ABEL, James F. Office of Education Bulletin , 1930, No. 12. National Ministries of Education : Office of Education Bulletin , 1930, No.12
United States Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C., 1930, 
ABEL, James F. National Ministries of Education. United States Department of the Interior, Office of Education, Bulletin, 1930, No. 12. Washington, D.C.: United States Government Printing Office, 1930. Pp (2),iii-ix,(1),1-158. 8vo, grey card covers, black lettering to front cover, spine blank. Contents : 1. A brief history of the development of national ministries of education. 2. General characteristics of the office of minister and of the ministry of education. 3. Population, cultural, economic, and other conditions affecting the work of the ministry of education. 4. General functions of theministry of education. 5. The relation of the national ministry to element ary education. 6. The relation of the national ministry to secondary education. 7. The relation of the national ministry to higher education. 8. The Board of Education of England and Wales. 9. The Ministry of Public Instruction and Fine Arts in France. 10. The Secretariat of Public Education in Mexico. Appendix: I. Questionnaire sent through the Department of State to American consular offices abroad. II. Table showing the approximate population of each of the 73 main political divisions of the world. III. The organization of the ministry of sciences and of arts of Belgium. IV. A brief statement of the history and present legal status of the national ministry of education in each country. Ex-library (spine numbers, embossed library stamp), else very good. 50.00

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7 ABULAFIA, David, ed. Mediterranean in History. First American Edition in dustjacket.
J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, 2003, ISBN:0892367253 
ABULAFIA, David, ed. The Mediterranean in History. Edited by David Abulafia. Texts by David Abulafia, Oliver Rackham, Marlene Suano, Mario Torelli, Geoffrey Rickman, John Pryor, Michel Balard, Molly Greene, Jeremy Black. Los Angeles : The J. Paul Getty Museum, (2003). First US Printing. Pp. (4),[5]-320. With 161 colour and 147 black-and-white illustrations. Large 8vo, bluecloth with gilt lettering to spine. "For over four thousand years the Medi terranean was the center of Western civilization. Geographically, it is a world in miniature, an inland sea whose shores encompass every type of terrain and climate -- barren deserts, fertile plains, snow-capped mountains, peninsulas, islands, and separate minor seas with distinct characters of their own. Historically, it has been the meeting place of the cultures of Europe, Asia, and Africa, the battleground of races and nations, and the focus of three great religions: Christianity, Judaism, and Islam. The distinguished Mediterranean scholar David Abulafia has brought together a team of eightleading specialists from many countries to tell this enthralling and compl ex story as a connected narrative: from a description of the physical setting, the prehistoric traders, and the struggle between Phoenicians, Greeks, and Etruscans ending in Roman victory, to a discussion of the post-Roman nations, the Christian powers in the north, the Islamic powers in the south, the domination by England and France, and, finally, the twentieth century, divided between war and mass tourism. This richly illustrated book offers contemporary historical writing at its best and will engage specialists, students, and general readers alike." - from the dustjacket. Contents: 1. "Thephysical setting" (Oliver Rackham); 2. "The first trading empires: prehist ory to c.1000 BC" (Marlene Suano); 3. "The battle for the sea routes: 1000-300 BC" (Mario Torelli); 4. "The creation of Mare Nostrum: 300 BC - 500 AD"(Geoffrey Rickman); 5. "The Mediterranean breaks up: 500-1000" (John Pryor ); 6. "A Christian Mediterranean: 1000-1500" (Michel Balard); 7. "ResurgentIslam: 1500-1700" (Molly Greene); 8. "The Mediterranean as a battleground of the European powers: 1700-1900" (Jeremy Black); 9. "A globalized Mediterranean: 1900-2000" (David Abulafia). Very good in crisp dustjacket. Due to the weight of this book, extra shipping charges may be necessary to cover postage on international orders. 32.50

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8 Acts of Parliament] Act for the more effectual securing the Duties now payable on Foreign-made Sail Cloth imported into this Kingdom; and for charging all Foreign-made Sails with a Duty; and for explaining a Doubt concerning Ships being obliged...
Printed by Thomas Baskett, Printer to the King's Most Excellent Majesty, London, 1746, 
[Acts of Parliament]. An Act for the more effectual securing the Duties nowpayable on Foreign-made Sail Cloth imported into this Kingdom; and for cha rging all Foreign-made Sails with a Duty; and for explaining a Doubt concerning Ships being obliged at their first setting out to Sea, to be furnishedwith one complete Set of Sails made of British Sail Cloth . [cover adds: A nno Regni Georgii II. Regis, Magnae Britanniae, Franciae, & Hiberinae, Decimo Nono. At the Parliament begun and holden at Westminster the First Day ofDecember, Anno Dom. 1741, in the Fifteenth Year of the Reign of our Sovere ign Lord George the Second, by the Grace of God, of Great Britain, France, and Ireland, King, Defender of the Faith, &c. And from thence continued by several Prorogations to the Seventeenth Day of October, 1745, being the Fifth Session of this present Parliament]. London: Printed by Thomas Baskett, Printer to the King's most Excellent Majesty, and by the Assigns of Robert Baskett, 1746. Pp. (2)<455-462. Tall 8vo, disbound wraps. An act issued in order to stimulate domestic sail cloth production and usage aboard English ships. P. 461 includes information on sail cloth manufacture and sale in the North American colonies. Occasional light foxing, else vg. 75.00

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Letters to a Niece and Prayer to the Virgin of Chartres. no dj. , ADAMS, Henry LA FARGE, Mabel
9 ADAMS, Henry LA FARGE, Mabel Letters to a Niece and Prayer to the Virgin of Chartres. no dj.
Houghton Mifflin, 1920, 
ADAMS, Henry. Letters to a Niece and Prayer to the Virgin of Chartres. With A Niece's Memories by Mabel La Farge. Boston/N.Y. : Houghton Mifflin Company, 1920. Pp 134. 8vo, blue cloth.
Edgeworn, else vg. 75.00

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10 Air France - Ephemera) Vickers Viscount
Hubert Baille & Cie., Paris, 1953, 
(Air France - Ephemera). Vickers "Viscount". (Paris : Hubert Baille & Cie.), n.d. [1953?]. Pp (8) panels. Illustrated. Square 8vo, single sheet foldedthree times making 8 panels. Contains two panels with information on the V ickers "Viscount", and three double panel illustrations of the aircraft (one in the air, one boarding, and one cutaway drawing showing the inside of the plane). Text in French. SHIPPING CHARGES WILL BE REDUCED DUE TO ITS LIGHT WEIGHT. Tape marks to spine, else very good. 40.00

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11 Air Ministry) Bomber Command Continues : The Air Ministry Account of the Rising OffensiveAgainst Germany. pbk.
Musson, Toronto, 1942, 
(Air Ministry). Bomber Command Continues : The Air Ministry Account of the Rising Offensive Against Germany . Issued for the Air Ministry by the Ministry of Information. Toronto: The Musson Book Company, Ltd., 1942. Pp. [1]-64. Illustrated. 8vo, decorated stapled red card covers. Contents: 1. T.2619Flies Home; 2. The Building of a Bomber; 3. Giants in the Making: The Stir lings; 4. The Story Continued: The Assault on the Sea-Bases; 5. "I Chose a Ship..."; 6. Maschinen Fabrik Augsburg; 7. Help to Russia; 8. Bombing by Day; 9. The Greater Offensive Opens: Bostons Over France; 10. Bomber Command Builds Up its Strength; 11. The Men on the Ground Prepare; 12. The Hammer Falls: One Thousand Bombers Over Cologne; 13. The Blow Strikes Home. Vg. 20.00

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12 AKENSON, Donald H. GWYN, Julian HAMILTON, Roberta WYNN, Graeme Canadian Papers in Rural History, Volume VI
Langdale Press, Gananoque, ON, 1988, ISBN:0969077254 
AKENSON, Donald H., ed. Canadian Papers in Rural History, Volume VI . Gananoque, ON: Langdale Press, (1988). Pp. (16),[17]-353,(3). 8vo, brown cloth with gilt lettering to front and spine. Contents: Roberta Hamilton's "FeudalSociety and Colonization: A Critique and Reinterpretation of the Historiog raphy of New France"; Mary Kinnear's "'Do You Want Your Daughter To Marry AFarmer?': Women's Work on the Farm, 1922"; Mary McRoberts's "Corporate Str uctures and Local Economies: THe Case of the Williams Lake District Lumber Industry"; Robert E. Ankli's "The North American Wheat Futures Market During World War I"; Julian Gwyn's "'A Little Province Like This': The Economy of Nova Scotia Under Stress, 1812-1853"; Graeme Wynn's "Moving Goods and People in Mid-Nineteenth Century New Brunswick"; Welf H. Heick's "What OntarioWants, Canada Gets: The 1886 Margarine Debate"; Terence A. Crowley's "'The Site of Paradise': A Settler's Guide to Becoming a Farmer in Early Upper C anada"; William L. Marr's "Did Farm Size Matter? An 1871 Case Study"; and Thomas A. Hillman's "A Statutory Chronology of Southwestern Ontario, 1792-1981". Very good. 25.00

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13 ALBERTA MILITARY INSTITUTE) Alberta Military Institute Journal 1945
Alberta Military Institiute, Calgary, Alberta, 1945, 
(ALBERTA MILITARY INSTITUTE). Alberta Military Institute Journal 1945. Calgary, Alberta : The Alberta Military Institiute, [1945]. Pp. [1]-172. Illustrated with some b&w photos, maps, &c. 8vo, red side-stapled cardcovers, blank spine. Contents : Message to First Canadian Army before launching of Operation "Overlord"; Portrait of General H. G. D. Crerar, C.H.. C.B., D.S.O.;Illustration—D-Day—A "Rhino Ferry" Approaching the Beach; Portrait of Lieu t.-General G. G. Simonds, C.B., C.B.E., D.S.O .; Illustration—"The Old TownThat Had Cost So Much Blood Was Itself a Shambles"; In Memoriam; Col. Snow Succeeds Brig. Harvey; A.M.I. Officers for 1946; President's Annual Addres s, 1945; Report of the Auditor; The Treasurer's Report; A.M.I. Library; Alberta Military Institute Cadets; The Canadian Legion Is on Guard, by J. W. Russell, Esq.; History Day by Day, by Major A. C. Ballantine, E.D., R.C.A.; In Canada's Mountain Parks, by Sydney Vallance, Esq.; Address—"Bombing Operations With the Maquis in France"—Flt.-Lt A. R. Smith, D.F.C.; "The Pipers Played On", by Lt.-Col. Donald MacLauchlan, D.S.O.; Address—The 6th Field Regime R.C.A. in Action—Major A. Maw, M.C.; Address—With the Recces. In Sicily and Italy—Lt.-Col. F. D. Adams, D.S.O.; Vimy Anniversary Dinner; Address—Japan's Abortive Attack on Ceylon—Major M. G. Dover, V.D.; Address—Argentina From Within—F/O Rev. V. S. Lord; With on Advanced Surgical Unit, by Major L. G. Alexander, M.B.E., M.C.; Address—Thp Wartime Internment Camp at Seebe—Lt.-Col. deN. Watson, O.B.E., E.D/; Map—Plan of "Neptune" Assaults; 'A Wall Is Breached"; Map—The Caen Area; Map—The Expansion of the Normandy Bridgehead; Map—The Falaise Area; Mop—Pursuit to Dieppe; Address—D-Day, Before and After—Major Henry S. Patterson; Address—The Campaign in North-West Europe—Brig. Churchill Mann, C.B.E., D.S.O.; Address—The Scientist and the Services—E. Llewellyn Davies, Esq., O.B.E.; The Annual General Meeting, 1945; The Alberta Military Institute Membership List; Index to Advertisers. Corners slightly bumped, covers rubbed else very good. 40.00

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14 ALBERTS, Robert C. STOBO, Robert Most Extraordinary Adventures of Major Robert Stobo.
Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston , 1965, 
ALBERTS, Robert C. The Most Extraordinary Adventures of Major Robert Stobo.Illustrated with photographs and with maps drawn by Samuel Hanks Bryant. B oston : Houghton Mifflin Company, (1965). Second Printing. Pp [i]-x,(4),[1]-421m(13)m+ 16 pp plates. Maps. 8vo, brown cloth, gilt lettering to black panel to spine. "Robert Stobo enters the pages of history on horseback, at the head of a company of provincial Virginia troops marching as reinforcements into Colonel George Washington.s encampment on the western frontier. He was involved in three famous battles of the French and Indian War. He served as an espionage agent for Washington behind French lines. Taken hostage, he was sentenced to death after a show trial that caused international controversy. He twice escaped from a Quebec prison, and twice was recaptured. He escaped a third time to lead a small band through 350 miles of enemy territory. He was hailed as a hero in Williamsburg and London. He was twice captured by pirates. He consorted on intimate terms with the great figures of his time. " - from the dj. Contents: 1. Return of a Hero. 2. The Journey Begins. 3. An Army Marches. 4. Alexandria to Wills Creek. 5. To the Great Meadows. 6. Advance and Retreat. 7. The Battle. 8. Fort Duquesne. 9. Aftermath. 10. Quebec. 11. Defeat and Discovery. 12. The Trial. 13. In Prison. 14. Preparations for Escape. 15. Flight Down the River. 16. The Battle of Chaleur Bay. 17. With the Mighty General. 18. Quebec to Crown Pint to Williamsburg. 19. The Fall of New France. 20. The English Captain. 21. The Last Chapter. Very good in lightly edgeworn, unclipped dustjacket. 28.00

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15 ALBION, Robert Greenhalgh Square-Riggers on Schedule: The New York Sailing Packets to England, France, and the Cotton Ports. 1st no dj.
Princeton University Press, Princeton , 1938, 
ALBION, Robert Greenhalgh. Square-Riggers on Schedule : The New York Sailing Packets to England, France, and the Cotton Ports. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1938. Pp (6),vii-xii,(2),[1]-371, frontispiece + 12 pp plates. 8vo, black cloth. Albion's classic "systematic history" of the Americansailing packet lines on the North Atlantic and coastwise to the cotton por ts, scrupulously detailed and with splendidly informative appendixes. Chapters : 1. Background for the Black Ball; 2. The Atlantic Shuttle; 3. Enslaving the Cotton Ports; 4. Tough Ships; 5. Counting House Control; 6. Tough Men; 7. "Thirty-Six Days from Liverpool"; 8. Misadventures; 9. "Thirty Guineas, Wines Included"; 10. Canvas Versus Steam. Appendices : 1. Growth of New York Packet Service; 2. Individual Packet Records, 1818-1858; 3. IndividualPacket Records - Later Ships; 4. Individual Packets, Further Details, New Tonnage, Draft, etc ; 5. Ex-Packets in Whaling Service; 6. Major and Minor Packet Lines; 7. Packet Freight Rates, 1836; 8. Packet Cargoes - New York to Liverpool, 1818-1819, 1835; 9. Coastal Packet Cargoes - Northbound, 1835;10. Packet Ownership - Proportional Shares; 11. Length of Packet Passages to New York - General Averages; 12. Westbound Ocean Passages - Length Distribution; 13. Westbound Ocean Passages - Length Distribution, Individual Ships; 14. Black Ball Passages, 1818-1827; Eastbound and Monthly Averages; 15.Northbound Coastal Passages - Length Distribution; 16. Northbound Coastal Passages - Monthly Averages; 17. Packet Builders and Places of Building; 18. Packe Crew Listst; 19. Packet Crew Casualties; 20. Packet Captains - Biographical Notes. With bibliography and index. With bibliography and index. Very nice clean, tight copy. 200.00

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16 ALEXANDER, B.D., Arch. Short History of Philosophy. Second Edition.
James Maclehose and Sons, Glasgow, 1908, 
ALEXANDER, B.D., Arch. A Short History of Philosophy. Glasgow: James Maclehose and Sons, 1908. Second Edition, Revised and Enlarged. Pp. (4),[v]-xxvi,(2),[1]-601,(1). 8vo, maroon cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Contents: Part I: Greek Philosophy: 1. Physical Period: a. Early Monistic Theories, b. Pluralistic Theories of Multiplicity and Change; 2. Moral Period: a. The Sophists, b. Socrates; 3. Systematic Period: a. Plato, b. Aristotle. Part II: Philosophy in the Greco-Roman World: 1. Ethical Theories; 2. Religious Tendencies. Part III: Philosophy in the Middle Ages: 1. The Patristic Period--Augustine and Church Fathers; 2. Scholastic Period--Nominalism and Realism; 3. Platonic Influence; 4. Aristotelian Influence. Part IV: Revival of Philosophy: 1. Transition Period; 2. Scientific Inquiry--Realism; 3. Idealistic Tendency--Descartes; 4. Pantheism. Part V: Philosophy of the Enlightenment: 1. Enlightenment in Britain: a. Empiricism--Locke, b. Development of Empiricism--Berkeley, c. Sceptical Conclusion--Hume, d. Practical Questions; 2. Enlightenment in France: a. Earlier Rationalism, b. Materialistic Tendences; 3. Enlightenment in Germany: a. Individual Idealism--Leibnitz, b. Followers of Leibnitz, c. Popular Philosophy. Part VI: German Idealism: 1. Critical Philosophy--Kant: a. Kant's Theoretic Philosophy, b. Kant's Practical Philosophy, c. Critique of Judgment; 2. Development of Idealism: a. Philosophy of Feeling, b. Subjective Idealism--Fichte, c. Objective Idealism--Schelling, d. Romantic School; 3. Philosophy of the Absolute--Hegel: a. Conception and Method, b. Stages of Development, c. Reaction Against Hegelianism. Part VII: Philosophy of Nineteenth Century: 1. Recent German Thought; 2. Recent French Thought; 3. Recent British Thought. Some nicking to spine ends,some foxing to initial and final leaves, else very good. 40.00

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17 ALEXANDER, Martin S. Republic in Danger : General Maurice Gamelin and the Politics of French Defence, 1933-1940. First Edition in dustjacket, signed by author
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 1992, ISBN:0521372348 
ALEXANDER, Martin S. The Republic in Danger : General Maurice Gamelin and the Politics of French Defence, 1933-1940. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, (1992). First Edition. Pp (12),[xi]-xiv,1-573,(3). Index. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. "This is the first full-length study in English of the career of one of France's most controversial military leaders, General Maurice Gamelin (1872-1958). Gamelin was reviled by many of his contemporaries and denigrated by historians as 'the man who lost the Battle of France'. Here Gamelin is re-appraised in the context of the unstable civil-military relations and national decline of the years 1933-40. Basing his account on hitherto inaccessible primary sources and on public and private archives. The evidence reviewed, including Gamelin's private headquarters' diary, provides the basis for a revision of the earlier hostile portraits of the general. The author argues that less attention should be paid to the campaign in France in 1940, by which time Gamelin's role was that of co-ordinator and adviser. Rather, he suggests that great credit is due to Gamelin for his success in holding together the pre-war civil-military consensus, and for re-arming France by 1939." Contents : Introduction : Maurice Gamelin,the defence of France and the decline of the Third Republic. 1. The making of a republican general; 2. Gamelin and the rebirth of German power; 3. Fi rst responses: defence versus détente in the Laval era; 4. The Popular Front, the army and politics; 5. The road to rearmament: Gamelin, Daladier and Popular Front defence policy; 6. Gamelin and air support of the army; 7. Gamelin, the Maginot Line and Belgium; 8. Gamelin, Yugoslavia and the easternalliances: assets or embarrassments?; 9. Men or material? Gamelin and Brit ish support for France; 10. Czechoslovakia, Poland, and Soviet Union: from appeasement to war; 11. Gamelin and the fall of Poland; 12. The Twilight War: military stagnation and political conflict; Conclusion; Appendices: (1) Diagrammatic organisation of the French high command. (2) Distribution of the four-year armaments programme of September 1936 (Le programme de 14 milliards). Very good in dustjacket. Signed with inscription by the author. 100.00

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18 ALEXANDER, Martin S., ed. GRAHAM, Helen, ed. French and Spanish Popular Fronts : Comparative Perspectives. First Edition in dustjacket, signed.
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 1989, ISBN:0521350816 
ALEXANDER, Martin S. and Helen GRAHAM, eds. The French and Spanish Popular Fronts : Comparative Perspectives. Edited by Martin S. Alexander and Helen Graham. Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, (1989). First Printing. Pp.(4),v-xiv,1-277,(5). 8vo, black cloth with gilt lettering to spine. "The m enace of triumphant Nazism and fascism across Europe in the 1930s drove theleft into unity with liberals, in order to make common cause against the e xtremist right. Popular Front initiatives were a significant attempt to barthe way to further fascist victories. This collection of essays focuses sp ecifically on France and Spain as the only two countries where Popular Front coalitions won political power through the ballot box. From a comparativeperspective the volume gathers leading experts on the 1930s who travel bey ond the territory of orthodox political history. Taken together, their contributions provide the first multi-dimensional approach to the Front phenomenon. The Popular Fronts in France and Spain emerge here as more than elite political partnerships -- they were movements of the masses in search fo social, cultural and educational change." -from the dustjacket. Contents: 1. Joel Cotton: "The formation of the French Popular Front, 1934-6"; 2. SantosJulia: "The origins and nature of the Spanish Popular Front"; 3. H. Haywoo d Hunt: "The French Radicals, Spain and the emergence of appeasement"; 4. Michael Alpert: "The Spanish army and the Popular Front"; 5. Martin S. Alexander: "Soldiers and Socialists: the French officer corps and leftist government, 1935-7"; 6. Mary Vincent: "The Spanish Church and the Popular Front: the experience of Salamanca province"; 7. James Steel: "'La main tendue', the French Communist Party and the Catholic Church, 1935-7"; 8. Tom Kemp: "Trotskyist and left-wing critics of the Popular Front"; 9. Paul Heywood: "The development of marxist theory in Spain and the Frente Popular"; 10. DavidBerry: "The other Popular Front: French anarchism and the Front Revolution naire"; 11. Alan Forrest: "The French Popular Front and the politics of Jacques Doriot"; 12. Adrian Rossiter: "The Blum government, the Consiel National Economique and economic policy"; 13. Jose Manuel Macarro Vera: "Social and economic policies of the Spanish left in theory and in practice"; 14. Sian Reynolds: "Women, men and the 1936 strikes in France"; 15. David A.L. Levy: "From clientelism to communism: the Marseille working class and the Popular Front"; 16. Adrian Shubert: "A reinterpretation of the Spanish PopularFront: the case of Asturias"; 17. Julian Jackson: "Le temps des loisirs: p opular tourism and mass leisure in the vision of the Front Populaire"; 18. Christopher Cobb: "The educational and cultural policy of the Popular Frontgovernment in Spain, 1936-9"; 19. Martin Stanton: "French intellectual gro ups and the Popular Front: traditional and innovative uses of the media". Very good in dustjacket. Signed, dated, and warmly inscribed by editor Martin S. Alexander, on the first page. 50.00

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19 ALEXANDER, Philip F., ed Earliest Voyages Round the World 1519-1617
Cambridge UP, 1925, 
ALEXANDER, Philip F., ed. The Earliest Voyages Round the World 1519-1617. Cambridge: At the University Press, 1925. Pp 216. Illustrated. 8vo, green cloth.
Cambridge Travel Books.
Contemporary accounts of the circumnavigations of Magellan, Drake, Cavendish, and Le Maire and Schouten.
Top of spine chipped, spine faded, slightly rubbed. With bookplate of Alexander Laing. 55.00

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20 ALISON, Archibald Military Life of John, Duke of Marlborough. US ed.
Harper & Brothers, 1855, 
ALISON, Archibald. The Military Life of John, Duke of Marlborough. NY: Harper & Brothers, 1855. Pp 410. 8vo, half calf. Heavily rubbed with wear to extremities, one-inch tape-repaired split to top outer hinge at rear, front inner hinge cracked, small puncture to spine, dampstain to top edge of text block throughout, light foxing throughout, else vg. As is. 50.00

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