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A Force : The Origins of British Deception During the Second World War. First Edition in dustjacket.

By: BENDECK, Whitney T. WAVELL.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Naval Institute Press, Annapolis, Maryland, 2013, ISBN:9781612512334:

Seller ID: 114688


BENDECK, Whitney T. "A" Force : The Origins of British Deception During theSecond World War. Annapolis, Maryland : Naval Institute Press, (2013). Fir st Printing. Pp. (4),v-x,1-259,(3).8vo, white paper-covered spine with patterned red paper-covered boards, black lettering to spine. "In June 1940, the Italians declared war on the British in Africa. Out-numbered and unlikelyto receive sizable reinforcements of men or desperately needed supplies, i t is surprising that the British even survived. But necessity is the motherof all invention, so the British got creative. Under the leader... View more info

A Tree for Poverty : Somali Poetry and Prose. Paperback facsimile reprint

By: LAURENCE, Margaret

Price: $30.00

Publisher: McMaster University Library Press / Irish University Press, 1970,: 1970

Seller ID: 28073

ISBN: 071651415X


LAURENCE, Margaret. A Tree for Poverty : Somali Poetry and Prose. Collected by Margaret Laurence. (Shannon, Ireland) : McMaster University Library Press / Irish University Press, (1970). "Printed in the Republic of Ireland at Shannon by Robert Hogg Printer to Irish University Press". Pp (4),[v]-vi,(4),[1]-146,(4). 8vo (135 x 209 mm), tan card covers, red lettering to front cover & spine. Warwick A11. Jean Margaret Laurence, CC (née Wemyss) (b. July 18, 1926, Neepawa, Manitoba – d. January 5, 1987, Selwyn, Ontario) was a Canadian novelist and short story writer, a... View more info

Abominable Snowmen : Legend Come to Life : The Story of Sub-Humans on Five Continents from the Early Ice Age Until Today. First Edition in dustjacket

By: SANDERSON, Ivan T.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Chilton Company - Book Division, Publishers, Philadelphia and New York, 1961,:

Seller ID: 104135


SANDERSON, Ivan T. Abominable Snowmen : Legend Come to Life : The Story of Sub-Humans on Five Continents from the Early Ice Age Until Today. Illustrated. Philadelphia and New York : Chilton Company - Book Division, Publishers, (1961). First Edition. Pp (4),v-xv,(3),1-525,(1),+ 8 pp plates. Text Illustrations and Maps.. Index. 8vo, pale violet cloth, black lettering to spine. Contents : 1. A Certain Unpleasantness: A Brief History of ABSMery. 2. Ubiquitous Woodsmen: Reports from Canada (1860 to 1920). 3. Further Sasquatchery: More Reports from Canada (1920 to 1940). 4. The Appearance of Bigfeet... View more info

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Abraham Esau's War : A Black South African War in the Cape, 1899-1902. First Edition in dustjacket

By: NASSON, Bill African Studies Series, no. 68

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, New York, Port CHester, Melbourne, Sydney, 1991, ISBN:0521385121: 1991

Seller ID: 113192

ISBN: 0521385121


NASSON, Bill. Abraham Esau's War : A Black South African War in the Cape, 1899-1902. Cambridge, New York, Port Chester, Melbourne, Sydney : Cambridge University Press, (1991). First Ediiton. Pp (12),xiii-xxvi,1-245,(1). Illustrated. Maps. Index. 8vo, black cloth, gilt lettering to spine. African Studies Series, no. 68. "The South African War 1899-1902 is no longer treated as 'a white man's war' by historians. Black South Africans were drawn into service by both sides, and the war affected the black communities in a variety of complex ways. Dr Nasson has written a ... View more info

Absurd and the Brave : CORB - The True Account of the British Government's World War II Evacuation of Children Overseas. First Edition in dustjacket, Signed

By: FETHNEY, Michael BRIGGS, Asa, Lord

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Boo Guild Ltd., Sussex, England, 1990, ISBN:0863324479:

Seller ID: 116117


FETHNEY, Michael. The Absurd and the Brave : CORB - The True Account of theBritish Government's World War II Evacuation of Children Overseas. Sussex, England : The Book Guild Ltd., (1990). First Edition. Pp (6),7-333,(3). Wi th many b&w photos and other illustrations in the text . 8vo [140 x 220 mm], blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Michael Fethney (b. circa 1931), himself a CORB child evacuated at age 9 from Bradford, was living in Harrogateat the time of puiblication. "In June 1940, the CORB scheme (Children's Ov erseas Reception Board) opened its doors for the evacuation of Britain'... View more info

Accidental Opportunities : A Journey through Many Doors : An Autobiography.Paperback.

By: PACHAI, Bridgal.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Roseway Publishing, Halifax , 2007, ISBN:9781552662366:

Seller ID: 83665


PACHAI, Bridglal. Accidental Opportunities : A Journey through Many Doors :An Autobiography. Halifax : Roseway Publishing, (2007). First Edition. Pp [1]-197,(3). Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated black card covers. “Bridglal (Bridge) Pachai, a life long advocate of social justice, was born in a thatched roof dwelling in Umbulwana, South Africa. His journey has taken him from South Africa to Halifax, Nova Scotia. Along the way he has taught history at universities in Ghana, Malawi, Nigeria, The Gambia, South Africa and Halifax. He has also served as Director of the Black Cultural Centre in Nova S... View more info

Adel Abdessemed : Je suis innocent

By: ABDESSEMED, Adel) MICHAUD, Philippe-Alain

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Steidl / Centre Pompidou, Gottingen, Germany / Paris, 2012, ISBN:9783869305417:

Seller ID: 101439


(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 Va... View more info

Advances in Aquaculture : Papers presented at the FAO Technical Conference on Aquaculture, Kyoto, Japan, 26 May - 2 June 1976

By: PILLAY, T. V. R., and Wm. A. DILL (eds.) DILL, Wm. A. FARWELL, M. K. PORTER, T. R.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Fishing News Books Ltd,, Farnham, Surrey, England, 1979, ISBN:0852380925:

Seller ID: 115031


PILLAY, T. V. R., and Wm. A. DILL (eds.). Advances in Aquaculture : Papers presented at the FAO Technical Conference on Aquaculture, Kyoto, Japan, 26 May - 2 June 1976. Farnham, Surrey, England : Published by arrangement withthe Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, by Fishing Ne ws Books Ltd, (1979). First Edition. Pp (4),v-xviii,1-653,(1). Illustrated.Figures. Tables. Double Column. 4to, green cloth, gilt lettering and decor ation to front board and spine. ADDITIONAL SHIPPING CHARGES WILL BE REQUIRED FOR ORDERS OUTSIDE CANADA DUE TO ITS WEIGHT. Very good. 125.00 Contents :... View more info

Advances in the Study of Societal Multilingualism.

By: FISHMAN, Joshua A. (ed.). MEISEL, John de VRIES, John SCOTTON, Carol Myers

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Mouton Publishers, The Hague / Paris / New York , 1978, ISBN:9027977429:

Seller ID: 98303


FISHMAN, Joshua A. (ed.). Advances in the Study of Societal Multilingualism. The Hague / Paris / New York : Mouton Publishers, (1978). Student Edition. Pp [i]-xiii,(3),1-842,(2). Illustrated. Maps. Index. 8vo, red card covers. Contents : Part One: Language Contact. 1. Bilingualism, Language Contact,and Immigrant Languages in the United States. A Research Report, 1956-1970 (by Einar Haugen). 2. Some (German-English) Language Contact Phenomena at the Discourse Level (by Michael G. Clyne). 3. Triglossia and Swahili-English Bilingualism in Tanzania (by M. H. Abdulaziz Mkilifi). Part Two: LanguageM... View more info

Adventures of James Bond Junior 003 1/2. First Edition in dustjacket

By: MASCOTT, R.D CHAMBERLAIN, Christopher.

Price: $300.00

Publisher: Jonathan Cape, London, 1967,:

Seller ID: 34475


MASCOTT, R.D. The Adventures of James Bond Junior 003 ½. Illustrated by Christopher Chamberlain. London : Jonathan Cape, (1967). First Edition. Pp (4),5-[175],(1). Illustrated. Endpaper Maps. 8vo, black cloth, gilt lettering to spine. "The one person who never teased young James Bond about his famous uncle (‘I think I’ll call you 003 1/2,’ joked his housemaster) was old Mrs. Frame of Hazeley Hall, the estate next to his parents’ cottage. She gavehim a key to her walled garden and the run of the bothy in it; it was to b e a secret between them, and he was to keep his treasures and ... View more info

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Africa and the Discovery of America. First Edition. In three volumes.

By: WIENER, Leo. COLUMBUS, Christopher).

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Innes & Sons, Philadelphia, 1920,: 1920

Seller ID: 105204


WIENER, Leo. Africa and the Discovery of America. Philadelphia : Innes & Sons, 129-135 N. Twelfth St., MCMXX-MCMXXII. 1920 -1922. First Edition. IN THREE VOLUMES. I : Pp. (10),[xi]-xix,(1),[1]-290,(2), frontispiece, + 18 leaves of plates; II: Pp. (8),[ix]-xxii,(2),[3]-287,(3), + 27 leaves of plates; III: Pp. (8),[ix]-xxi,(1),[1]-402, + 41 leaves of plates. Illustrated in black and white. 8vo (157 x 225 mm), navy blue cloth, with gilt lettering to spines. Leo Wiener (b. 1862, Bialystok, Russia – d. 1939). Catalogue of the Charles ... View more info

Africa and the International Law of the Sea : A Study of the Contribution of the African States to the Third United Nations Conference on the Law of the Sea

By: REMBE, Nasila S., Dr. Sijthoff Publications on Ocean Development, Vol. 6

Price: $80.00

Publisher: A. W. Sijthoff, Leyden, 1980, ISBN:9028606394:

Seller ID: 103303


REMBE, Nasila S., Dr. Africa and the International Law of the Sea : A Studyof the Contribution of the African States to the Third United Nations Conf erence on the Law of the Sea. Leyden, Netherlands : Sijthoff, 1980. Pp (4),v-xix,(3),3-249,(1). 8vo, dark red paper-covered boards, with white lettering to front & spine. Volume 6 in the Sijthoff Publications on Ocean Development series. Contents : Part I - Introductory Material. 1. The Impact of African States on International Law. Part II - Africa and the Third United Nations Conference on the Law of the Sea. 2. The Seabed Area Beyond the Limit... View more info

Africa Fights for Independence

By: SOLODOVNIKOV, V.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Novosti Press Agency Publishing House, Moscow, 1970,:

Seller ID: 108874


SOLODOVNIKOV, V. Africa Fights for Independence. Moscow : Novosti Press Agency Publishing House, 1970. Pp (4),5-[149],(3). Small 8vo, blue card covers, lettered in red and white, with a blank orange spine. Contents : From thePublishers; African Nations in the Struggle for National Renascence; Slave Trade and Its Consequences; Colonial Division and the Resistance of the Af rican Peoples; Some Consequences of Colonial Domination; Progressive PublicOpinion in Russia and Africa; African Peoples in Struggle for National Ren ascence; Intensification of Anti-Imperialist Struggle in Africa; Between th... View more info

Africa in Soviet Studies [1968] Annual

By: SOLODOVNIKOV, V. G. (editor-in-chief)

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Nauka Publishing House, Central Department of Oriental Literature, Moscow, 1969,:

Seller ID: 110763


SOLODOVNIKOV, V. G. (editor-in-chief). Africa in Soviet Studies [1968] Annual. U.S.S.R. Academy of Sciences, Africa Institute. Moscow : Nauka Publishing House, Central Department of Oriental Literature, 1969. Pp (2),3-[310],(2),+ errata slip at rear. 8vo, black cloth spine lettered in silver, white paper covered boards lettered in red, black and white. Contents : [Papers] V. G. Solodovnikov's "The Soviet Union and Africa"; L.I. Aleksandrovskaya and L. V. Goncharov's "Some Trends of Development of African Economies"; Yu.N. Cherkasov's "The Mutiny Against Independent Africa&#... View more info

Africa Pilot, Part I : Comprising Arquipelago dos Acores, Arquipelago da Madeira, Arquipelago de Cabo Verde, and Islas Canarias; also, The West Coast of Africa from Cape Spartel to Calabar River. Tenth Edition, 1939

By: Pilot]

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Published for the Hydrographic Department, Admiralty, by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1939,:

Seller ID: 111107


[Pilot]. Africa Pilot, Part I : Comprising Arquipélago dos Açores, Arquipélago da Madeira, Arquipélago de Cabo Verde, and islas Canarias; also the West Cast of Africa from Cabo Espartel to Calabar River. All Bearings Are True. London : Published for the Hydrographic Department, Admiralty, by His Majesty's Stationery Office, 1939. Pp (2),iii-xxxiii,(5),[1]-502. Illustrated with maps, charts and views . 8vo, grey cloth over stiff boards, lettered in black. Edgeworn, smudged, rubbed, else very good. Part I only. 50.00 View more info

Africa Pilot, Part II : Comprising the West Coast of Africa, from Rio del Rey to Cape Hangklip; the Islands in the Bight of Biafra; the Islands of Ascension and St. Helena; the Tristan de Cunha Group and Gough Island. Ninth Edition. with Supplement No. 3

By: Pilot

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Published for the Hydrographic Department, Admiralty, by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1939,:

Seller ID: 111108


(Pilot). Africa Pilot, Part II : Comprising the West Coast of Africa, from Rio del Rey to Cape Hangklip; the Islands in the Bight of Biafra; the Islands of Ascension and St. Helena; the Tristan de Cunha Group and Gough Island. Ninth Edition. All Bearings Are True. London : Published for the Hydrographic Department, Admiralty, by His Majesty's Stationery Office, 1939. Pp (6),iii-xxxi,(1),[1]-366,(2). Illustrated with a folding map and views . 8vo,grey cloth over stiff boards, lettered in black. Edgeworn, smudged, rubbed , penned names to rear endpaper, b.ind ng a bit shaky, else very good. Part... View more info

Africa Pilot, Part II : Containing Sailing Directions for the West Coast ofAfrica, from Rio del Rey to False Bay, including the Islands of Ascension, St. Helena, and the Tristan de Cunha, Gough, and Bouvet Groups

By: Pilot

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Printed for the Hydrographic Office, Admiralty, by Taylor, Garnett, Evans,, London, 1910,:

Seller ID: 89802


(Pilot). Africa Pilot, Part II : Containing Sailing Directions for the WestCoast of Africa, from Rio del Rey to False Bay, including the Islands of A scension, St. Helena, and the Tristan de Cunha, Gough, and Bouvet Groups. Compiled from various sources. Sixth Edition.London : Printed for the Hydrographic Office, Admiralty, by Taylor, Garnett, Evans, & Co., Ltd., 1910. Pp [1]-3,(1),[i]-xxvi,[1]-456,+ 2 leaves maps + 20 leaves plates. Index. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to front board and spine. Minor staining to covers, bookseller's circular inkstamps, else very good. 100.00 View more info

Africa Pilot, Volume I : Comprising the South and East Coasts of Africa from Cape Hangklip to Ras Hafun. with supplement.

By: Pilot]

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Hydrographer of the navy, London, 1967,:

Seller ID: 102305


[Pilot]. Africa Pilot, Volume I [1] : Comprising Arquipélago dos Açores, Arquipélago da Madeira, Arquipélago de Cabo Verde, and islas Canarias; also the West Cast of Africa from Cabo Espartel to Calabar River. London : "Published by the Hydrographer of the Navy", 1967. Twelfth Edition. Pp. (4),[i]-xv,(1),[1]-685,(1). Illustrated with maps, charts (some folding) and views .8vo, bluish-grey cloth with yellow lettering to front. Light wear to cloth , spine sunned, some pen marking on five early pages and a few other pages,one small pencilled chart (p.132), else very good. 45.00 View more info

Africa Pilot, Volume III : Comprising the South and East Coasts of Africa from Cape Hangklip to Ras Hafun. with supplement.

By: Pilot]

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Hydrographer of the navy, London, 1967,:

Seller ID: 77348


[Pilot]. Africa Pilot, Volume III [3] : Comprising the South and East Coasts of Africa from Cape Hangklip to Ras Hafun. London: "Published by the Hydrographer of the Navy", 1967. Twelfth Edition. Pp. (4),[i]-ix,(3),[1]-529,(1). Illustrated with maps, charts (some folding) and views. 8vo, bluish-greycloth with yellow lettering to front. With Supplement No. 6, 1975 laid in at rear. Boards bowed, hinges shaky, spine ends bumped, else very good. 40.00 View more info

Africa's Mountain Valley; or, the Church in Regent's Town, West Africa

By: Charlesworth, Maria Louisa]

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Robert Carter & Brothers, New York, 1856,:

Seller ID: 100702


[Charlesworth, Maria Louisa]. Africa's Mountain Valley; or, the Church in Regent's Town, West Africa. By the Author of "Ministering Children." New York : Robert Carter & Brothers, 1856. Pp (4),[iii]-iv,(2),[7]-259,(3), frontispiece + 2 plates. 8vo, brown pressed cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Contents : I. A Land of Trouble and Anguish. II. The Messenger of Peace. III. A Garden which hath no Water. IV. The Hand of the Lord. V. The Quickening Spirit. VI. Sighs for Enlargement. VII. Thanksgiving and the Voice of Melody. VIII. Affliction and Sorrow. IX. Fruits of Righteousness. X. The Sa... View more info