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Military as an Economic Actor : Soldiers in Business . First Edition

By: BROMMELHORSTER, Jörn. PAES, Wolf-Christian.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan, Basingstoke and New York, 2003, ISBN:0333999282:

Seller ID: 114382


BROMMELHORSTER, Jörn and Wolf-Christian PAES, (eds..). The Military as an Economic Actor : Soldiers in Business. (Basingstoke and New York) : PalgraveMacmillan, (2003). First Printing. Pp (4),v-xii,(1),1-223,(5). With many t ables and figures in the text. 8vo, black cloth, silver lettering to spine.In the International Political Economy Series. Light wear to cloth, esle v ery good. 60.00 "Armed forces across the globe engage in economic activities both in times of war and peace. This book provides a critical analysis ofthis phenomenon, comparing experiences with 'military business' from f... View more info

Mossad : Israel's Secret Intelligence Service: Inside Stories

By: EISENBERG, Dennis DAN, Ur LANDAU, Eli

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Paddington Press, New York & London, 1978,:

Seller ID: 98226


EISENBERG, Dennis, Uri DAN, and Eli LANDAU. The Mossad : Israel's Secret Intelligence Service: Inside Stories. New York & London : Paddington Press Ltd, (1978). First Edition. Pp (7),[8]-272, including illustrations. 8vo, blue cloth, silver lettering to spine. "A beautiful woman inspired an Iraqi pilot to defect to Israel with his top-secret M1G 21. A mild-mannered Swiss engineer devised and executed one of the most daring espionage coups of all time. An Egyptian-born Jew nearly became the Syrian Minister of Defense. Five ultra-modern missile boats were stolen from under the noses of Frenc... View more info

Naval Aid Bill : Speech Delivered by Rt. Hon. R.L. Borden, 5th December, 1912

By: BORDEN, R.L.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: House of Commons, Ottawa, 1912,: 1912

Seller ID: 19178


BORDEN, Rt. Hon. R.L. The Naval Aid Bill : Speech Delivered by Rt. Hon. R.L. Borden, 5th December, 1912. [Ottawa : House of Commons, 1912]. Pp (4),5-31,(1) including a portrait frontispiece of Borden. 8vo, blue card covers. Sir Robert Laird Borden, PC (1854-1937) was a Canadian lawyer and politician. He served as the eighth Prime Minister of Canada from October 10, 1911 to July 10, 1920, and was the third Nova Scotian to hold this office. "On the 5th of December, 1912, the Rt. Honourable R. L. Borden introduced in the Canadian House of Commons the Naval Aid Act. The... View more info

New Law of the Sea : Influence of the Latin American States on Recent Developments of the Law of the Sea : A Study of the Law on Coastal Jurisdictionas it has Emerged in Latin America and its Impact ... First Edition in du stjacket.

By: HJERTONSSON, Karin

Price: $28.00

Publisher: A.W. Sijthoff / P.A. Norstedt & Söners, Leiden / Stockholm , 1973, ISBN:9028604332:

Seller ID: 103277


HJERTONSSON, Karin. The New Law of the Sea : Influence of the Latin American States on Recent Developments of the Law of the Sea : A Study of the Law on Coastal Jurisdiction as it has Emerged in Latin America and its Impact on Present and Future Law. Leiden : A.W. Sijthoff / Stockholm : P.A. Norstedt & Söners, (1973). First Edition. Pp. (6),7-187,(1). 8vo, blue cloth, silver lettering to spine. Papadakis, International Law of the Sea: A Bibliography 4320. Contents : Part I. Evolution and Nature of Coastal Jurisdiction in Latin America : Introductory Note; Historical Survey, 1946-1966; Consoli... View more info

Notes on Some Summer Birds of Northern Patagonia

By: PETERS, James L. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology at Harvard College, 65:9)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Museum of Comparative Zoology at Harvard College, Cambridge, MA, 1923,:

Seller ID: 72860


PETERS, James L. Notes on Some Summer Birds of Northern Patagonia . Cambridge, MA: Museum of Comparative Zoology at Harvard College, May 1923. Pp. (2),[277]-337,(1). 8vo, printed grey-green wraps. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology at Harvard College, volume LXV, number 9, May 1923. Lightly edge nicked and browned, else vg. Largely uncut. 20.00 View more info

Nowhere is a Place : Travels in Patagonia. 1st Cdn in dj.

By: CHATWIN, Bruce and Paul THEROUX THEROUX, Paul GNASS, Jeff

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Douglas and MacIntyre, Vancouver, 1992, ISBN:1550540661:

Seller ID: 67158


CHATWIN, Bruce and Paul THEROUX. Nowhere is a Place : Travels in Patagonia . Photographs by Jeff Gnass. Introduction by Paul Theroux. Vancouver: Douglas & MacIntyre, (1992). First Canadian Printing. Pp. [1]-109,(3). Illustrated. Double column. Oblong 8vo, brown cloth with black lettering to spine. Aphotographic journey to the Patagonia region of South America. Vg in dj. 5 0.00 View more info

One Hundred Days : The Memoirs of the Falklands Battle Group Commander. First American Edition in dustjacket

By: WOODWARD, Sandy, Admiral ROBINSON, Patrick

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Naval institute press, Annapolis, 1992, ISBN:1557506515:

Seller ID: 97833


WOODWARD, Sandy, Admiral. One Hundred Days : The Memoirs of the Falklands Battle Group Commander. With Patrick Robinson. Annapolis, Maryland : Naval Institute Press, (1992). First American Edition. Pp (10),[xi]-xix,(5),360 + 12 pp plates. Maps in text. 8vo. black cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Day,The Falkland Islands, South Georgia and The South Sandwich Islands 331. "O n 2 April 1982 Argentina invaded the Falkland Islands. The British responsewas swift, some said foolhardy. The mission of the Battle Group under the command of Rear Admiral Sandy Woodward presented a challenge that seemed... View more info

Our Man in Damascus : Elie Cohn

By: BEN-HANAN, Eli COHN, Elie) COHN, Nadia, preface

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Crown Publishers, Inc., New York, 1969,:

Seller ID: 102184


(COHN, Elie). BEN-HANAN, Eli. Our Man in Damascus : Elie Cohn. [Preface by Nadia Cohn]. New York: Crown Publishers, Inc., ((1969). Pp. (8),9-192. Illustrated in black and white. 8vo, illustrated white card covers with red andblack lettering to front and red lettering to spine, french flaps. Cover a dds: "The now-it-can-be-told story of the Israeli spy who penetrated the innermost Syrian Government circles before the six-day-war". "Elie Cohn was hanged from a hook in Martyrs' Square, Damascus, and his body, draped in a white robe, ws left hanging for six hours in public view. The ex... View more info

Paradise Built in Hell : The Extraordinary Communities That Arise in Disaster. First Edition in dustjacket.

By: SOLNIT, Rebecca

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Viking , New York, 1983, ISBN:9780670021079:

Seller ID: 65290


SOLNIT, Rebecca. A Paradise Built in Hell : The Extraordinary Communities That Arise in Disaster. (New York) : Viking (2009). First Printing. Pp (8),[ix]-x,(2),[1]-353,(3). 8vo, two-tone brown paper-covered boards, gilt lettering to spine. "A Paradise Built in Hell, travels through five major North American disasters, from the 1906 earthquake in San Francisco and the 1917 explosion that tore up Halifax, Nova Scotia, to the 1985 Mexico City earthquake, New York's 9/11, and Hurricane Katrina in New Orleans, and reveals little-known but well-documented patterns of institutional failure, destr... View more info

Past and Present in Andean Prehistory and Early History. Proceedings of a Workshop held at the Etnografiska Museet, Göteborg, Sweden September 16-17 1996.

By: AHLGREN, Sven MUNOZ, Adriana STILBORG, Ole LEIFSEN, Esben

Price: $65.00

Publisher: 1998, ISBN:9187484099:

Seller ID: 102055


AHLGREN, Sven, Adriana Muñoz, Susanna Sjödin, & Per Stenborg, (eds). Past and Present in Andean Prehistory and Early History : Proceedings of a Workshop held at the Etnografiska Museet, Göteborg, Sweden September 16-17 1996. Goteborg : (Etnografiska Museet), 1998. Pp (4),[5]-263,(9). Illustrated. Graphs, tables. 8vo, yellow cardcovers and a brown dustjacket. Etnologiska Studier / Ethnological Studies 42. Contents : Incarracay, an lnka Administrative Centre in the Cochabamba Valley. Bolivia (by Janos Gyarmati and Andras Varga); Archaeological Explorations in Eastern Bolivia: The Samaipata Pr... View more info

Patagonian Ice Cap. An article in The Geographical Journal, Vol. 123, Part 2, June 1957

By: TILMAN, H.W. Geographical Journal, 123:2, June 1957) KEDAR, Yehuda. WHEELER, Geoffrey

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Royal Geographical Society, London, 1957,:

Seller ID: 102924


(The Geographical Journal). TILMAN, H.W. "The Patagonian Ice Cap". An article in The Geographical Journal, Vol. CXXIII, Part II, June 1957, pp. 148-156. London: The Royal Geographical Society, 1957. Pp. i-x,[137]-282, + 15 p.of black and white plates. Illustrated. 8vo, printed blue card covers. Als o includes: Geoffrey Wheeler's "Recent Developments in Soviet Central Asia"(pp. 137-147); Michael Terry's "The Canning Basin of Western Australia" (p p. 157-166); Guy Arnold's "The Usun Apau Plateau" (pp. 167-178); Yehuda Kedar's "Water and Soil from the Desert: S... View more info

Plantas Autoctonas de Argentina / Native Plants of Argentina. First Edition in dustjacket.

By: ZIMMERMANN, Marcos. VALLA, Juan Jose.

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Ediciones Lariviere, Buenos Aires, 2005, ISBN:9879395239:

Seller ID: 115372


ZIMMERMANN, Marcos. Plantas Autoctonas de Argentina / Native Plants of Argentina. Fotografias y edicion / Photographs and editing: Marcos Zimmermann. Textos y asesoramiento botanico / Texts and botanical advice: Juan Jose Valla. (Buenos Aires) : Ediciones Lariviere, (2005). First Printing. Pp. (14),[15]-189,(3). Illustrated with dozens of full-colour photos. Large 8vo, black cloth with pressed lettering to front board, blank spine. Text in Spanish and English. "This is a book on some of the plants indigenous t Argentina. It has been my intention to bring readers close to their most intimat... View more info

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Poesía Argentina del Siglo XX. 1st pr pbk in dj.

By: GHIANO, Juan Carlos NERUDA, Pablo) Tierra Firme Colección, 65) BORGES, Jorge Luis)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Fondo de Cultura Económica, Buenos Aires, 1957,:

Seller ID: 59595


GHIANO, Juan Carlos. Poesía Argentina del Siglo XX . Buenos Aires, Argentina: Fondo de Cultura Económica, 1957. Primera edición. Pp. 285. 8vo, printed white card covers in illustrated green dust jacket. Colección Tierra Firme, 65. A volume of criticism on twentieth century Argentinean poets. Text in Spanish. Cocked, else vg in nicked dj. 50.00 View more info

Politics of Mineral Resource Development in Antarctica : Alternative Regimes for the Future.

By: WESTERMEYER, William E.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Westview Press, Boulder, 1984, ISBN:0865319723:

Seller ID: 105916


WESTERMEYER, William E. Politics of Mineral Resource Development in Antarctica : Alternative Regimes for the Future. Boulder : Westview Press, (copytight 1984). Second Printing. "A Westview Replica Edition". Pp (6),vii-xv,(1),1-267,(1). Tables, diagrams in text. 8vo, green cardcovers. Examines the international legal issues surrounding future exploitation of resources in the Antarctic region. Analyses the Antarctic Treaty and discusses twelve proposals viewed as most likely alternatives for a new international regime for the Antarctic region. Contents : 1. Introduction. 2. A Review of ... View more info

Rannsachadh Na Gaidhlig 5 : Fifth Scottish Gaelic Research Conference

By: NILSEN, Kenneth E., (ed.)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Cape Breton University Press, Sydney, Nova Scotia, 2010, ISBN:9781897009468:

Seller ID: 98498


NILSEN, Kenneth E., (ed.). Rannsachadh Na Gaidhlig 5 : Fifth Scottish Gaelic Research Conference. Sydney, Nova Scotia : Cape Breton University Press, (2010). First Edition. Pp (6),7-366,(2). 8vo, brown & gold cardcovers. Contents: Kennneth E. Nilsen's "Ro-tadh / Introduction" (pp 7-8); William Gillies's "Studying Gaelic in the 21st century" (pp 9–30); Seosamh's "Tomhais air dualchainntean Gàidhlig ann an Ceap Breatainn" (pp 31–41); Robert Dunbar's "Am Bard MacIlleathain: Am Bard agas Alba Nuadh" (pp 42-66); Janice Fairney's "The branch societies of the ... View more info

Re-fundamentacion de la Psiquiatria

By: LERTORA, Adolfo C.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: La Plata, 1963,:

Seller ID: 58989


LERTORA, Adolfo C. Re-fundamentacion de la Psiquiatria. Buenos Aires: La Plata, 1963. Pp. 223. Text in Spanish. 8vo, white and blue card covers, black titles to front and spine, french flaps. Slight bend, rear cover scraped, light wear to spine ends, short tear to the front fold, rubbed, owner;s name inked to front, else vg. 40.00 View more info

Revolution on the Pampas : A Social History of Argentine Wheat, 1860-1910. Second Printing in dustjacket

By: SCOBIE, James R. Latin American Monographs, No. 1

Price: $25.00

Publisher: University of Texas Press, Austin, 1967,:

Seller ID: 107209


SCOBIE, James R. Revolution on the Pampas : A Social History of Argentine Wheat, 1860-1910. Austin : Published for the Institute of Latin American Studies by the University of Texas Press, (1967). Second Printing. Pp (8),[ix]-x,(6),[3]-206,+ 12 pp plates. Maps. Index. 8vo, black cloth, silver lettering to front board and spine. Latin American Monographs, No. 1. "Professor Scobie begins his account with he first settlers who colonized Santa Fe in he 1850's and shows how they and thousands of other European immigrants converted this vast virgin grassland into a world bread-basket. He explain... View more info

Ruined Street

By: NERUDA, Pablo Seventies 1) GINSBERG, Allen LORCA, Federico Garcia

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Seventies Press, Madison, MN, 1972,:

Seller ID: 60053


NERUDA, Pablo. "The Ruined Street" . A poem in The Seventies, Number 1, Spring 1972, pp. 26-27. (Madison, MN: The Seventies Press), 1972. Pp. 96. 8vo, illustrated brown card covers. The first issue of Robert Bly's poetry/short story periodical, The Seventies. Includes Allen Ginsberg's "The Car Crash Poem", Rainer Marie Rilke's "Sonnets to Orpheus", six poems by Federico Garcia Lorca, poems and stories by Bly, and other works by Chu Yuan, Shinkichi Takahashi, Cesar Vellejo, Blas de Otero, Gunnar Ekelöf, Tomas Tranströmer, Greg Orr, Bill Knott, Russell Edson, Philip Lam... View more info

Sea Change: The Battle for the Falklands and the Future of Britain's Navy. in dj.

By: SPEED, Keith

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Ashgrove Press, Bath, 1982, ISBN:0906798205: 1982

Seller ID: 32097


SPEED, Keith. Sea Change : The Battle for the Falklands and the Future of Britain's Navy. Bath : Ashgrove Press, (1982). First Printing. Pp (8),9-194 + 8-page central section of b&w photos. With a few tables in the text. 8vo (162 x 240 mm), maroon cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Sir Herbert Keith Speed, R.D., D.L. (b. March 11, 1934, Evesham, Worcestershire – d. January 12, 2018) Britain's Navy Minister from 1979 to 1981, until sacked by Thatcher. His book is "a major examination of the shifts in British, American, NATO and Soviet maritime power since the tim... View more info

Selected Poems of Rafael Alberti. First Edition.

By: ALBERTI, Rafael. MALLAN, Lloyd, trans. Poets of the Year series).

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New Directions, New York, 1944,:

Seller ID: 105599


ALBERTI, Rafael. Selected Poems of Rafael Alberti. Translated by Lloyd Mallan for the Poets of the Year. (New York): New Directions, (1944). First Printing. Pp. (32). Unpaginated. 8vo, illustrated blue card covers with red decoration of bull to front cover, red and black lettering to front cover, french flaps. A volume in The Poets of the Year series. "So great has grown the fame of Garcia Lorca that another modern Spanish poet -- Rafael Alberti -- who deserves to rank with hum has been unjustly obscured. Alberti, a friend of Lorca's is now in exile, living in Argentina. It is hard to pres... View more info