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Bahia and the West Coast Trade, 1549-1851

By: VERGER, Pierre

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Institute for African Studies, Ibadan University Press, Ibadan, Nigeria, 1964,:

Seller ID: 100585


VERGER, Pierre. Bahia and the West Coast Trade, 1549-1851. Ibadan, Nigeria:published for The Institute of African Studies by Ibadan University Press, 1964. Pp. (4),[1]-39,(3), map frontispiece, + 2 leaves of plates. Illustra ted 8vo, stapled decorated white card covers with black titles to spine. "Today, it is difficult for us to conceive that the profession of slaver could at one time have been considered a worthy and meritorious occupation. Yetthe formulae of licenses issued at Bahia to those involved in the trade, c ontained flattering references mentioning 'the rendering of great servi... View more info

Balthus : The Drawings : Balthus: Reflections on Drawing. First Edition in dustjacket

By: BALTHUS) FAYE, Jean Pierre

Price: $120.00

Publisher: Adam Biro / Archambaud, Paris, 1998, ISBN:9782876602441:

Seller ID: 112712


(BALTHUS). Balthus : The Drawings. Balthus: Reflections on Drawing. Jean-Pierre Faye: Balthus and the colour of lines. (Paris) : Adam Biro / Archambaud, (1998). First Edition. Pp (5),6-143,(1). Square 4to, white cloth, blue lettering to spine. "The esteem in which Balthus' paintings are held has long overshadowed the importance of the art of drawing in his work. There has been no prior publication on the subject of his drawings alone, despite thefact that they have played a major role throughout Balthus' artistic caree r. He was only thirteen when he illustrated "Mitsou", for which... View more info

Banked Fires : The Ethnics of Nova Scotia. 1st pr

By: CAMPBELL, Douglas F., (ed.) McGEE, Harold F. CLAIRMONT, Donald MacKINNON, Neil

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Scribblers' Press, Port Credit, ON, 1978,:

Seller ID: 1975


CAMPBELL, Douglas F., (ed.). Banked Fires : The Ethnics of Nova Scotia. (Port Credit, Ont.): The Scribblers' Press, 1978. First Printing. Pp (4), [1]-249 + 3 unpaginated between 211 & 212. 8vo, printed maroon card covers withblank white spine. No.1 in a series. Chapters : Harold F. McGee's "The Mic mac People: The Earliest Migrants"; Daneil MacInnes' "The Acadian People: Race Memories Isolated in Small Spaces"; Neil MacKinnon's "The Loyalists: 'ADifferent People'"; Edna Press' "The Irish: The Urban Settlers"; Raymond M acLean's "The Scots: Hector's Cargo"... View more info

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Baseball Has Done It. 1st in dj.

By: ROBINSON, Jackie DEXTER, Charles. AARON, Hank. YANCEY, Bill.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Lippincott, 1964,:

Seller ID: 37424


ROBINSON, Jackie. Baseball Has Done It. Edited by Charles Dexter. Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott Co., (1964). First edition. Pp 216. 8vo, tan cloth. Cloth slightly discoloured, top edge dusty, else vg in rubbed, nicked dj. 75.00 View more info

Behaviour of Ungulates and its relation to management : The Papers of an International Symposium held at the University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada, 2-5 November 1971

By: GEIST, V., and F. WALTHER WALTHER, F. IUCN Publications new series, No. 24

Price: $75.00

Publisher: International Union for Conservation of Naure and Natural Resources, Morges, Switzerland, 1974,:

Seller ID: 107862


GEIST, V., and F. WALTHER (eds.). The Behaviour of Ungulates and its relation to management : The Papers of an International Symposium held at the University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada, 2-5 November 1971. Morges, Switzerland: International Union for Conservation of Naure and Natural Resources, 197 4. Pp (10),11-511,(1); (7),512-940,(4). Illustrated. Maps. Index. 8vo, bluecard covers, lettered in black. Contents : [Volume 1] General Introduction (by V- Geist and F. Walther). 1. Mother-infant relationships in ungulates (by Peter C. Lent). 2. Some reflections on expressive behaviour in combats a... View more info

Behind the Headlines : A History of Investigative Journalism in Canada.

By: ROSNER, Cecil.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press, Don Mills, ON, 2008, ISBN:9780195427332:

Seller ID: 91834


ROSNER, Cecil. Behind the Headlines : A History of Investigative Journalismin Canada. (Don Mills, ON) : Oxford University Press, (2008). First Printi ng. Pp [i]-xv,(1),[1]-250. Illustrated. Index. 8vo, black cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Contents : 1. Bringing Down the Government. 2. Pioneers. 3. To the Modern Era. 4. Bigger and Better Scoops. 5. The Public Broadcasters.6. Out of the Mainstream. 7. In Watergate's Wake. 8. Robbers and Cops. 9. Newsmagazine Wars. 10. Dirty Tricks. 11. Investigative Journalism Matures. 12. Undercover, Hidden-Camera, and Gotcha Journalism. 13. The Chilling Effec... View more info

Being Brown : A Very Public Life. First Edition in dustjacket, Signed copy

By: BROWN, Rosemary

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Random House, Toronto, 1989, ISBN:0394220501:

Seller ID: 93605


BROWN, Rosemary. Being Brown : A Very Public Life. Toronto : Random House, (1989). First Edition. Pp (8),1-248,+ 8 pp plates. Index. 8vo, brown cloth,gilt lettering to spine. ”Rosemary Brown is one of Canada's most dynamic a nd outspoken personalities. Whether talking as a politician, mother educator, her views are always insightful and highly respected. In Being Brown, Rosemary writes about the people and events she has known and witnessed – from her childhood in Jamaica and the family life that helped to shape her early views of life, to her rise within Canada's social fabric, as a polit... View more info

Beneath a Wandering Star

By: WILLCOX, Hilton L.

Price: $400.00

Publisher: Pentland Press, Edinburgh, 1986, ISBN:0946270325:

Seller ID: 96057


WILLCOX, Hilton L. Beneath a Wandering Star. Edinburgh: The Pentland Press,1986. First Printing. Pp. (12),1-355,(1). Illustrated in black and white. 8vo, grey cloth with gilt lettering to spine. "To few men has it been givento spend one year in Antarctica and the next as far away as possible in N. E. Canada. Such a one is Dr. Willcox, whose remarkable journals are now published for us all to rear. He was a medical student in New Zealand when thegods of the sea called him from his final year of studies to sign on as a deck hand on the ship which brought the famous Admiral Byrd back from his... View more info

Between Two Plenums : China's Intraleadership Conflict, 1959-1962

By: JOFFE, Ellis Michigan Papers in Chinese Studies 22)

Price: $27.50

Publisher: University of Michigan, 1975,:

Seller ID: 58857


JOFFE, Ellis. Between Two Plenums : China's Intraleadership Conflict, 1959-1962. Michigan Papers in Chinese Studies 22. Ann Arbor: The University of Michigan, 1975. Pp. 72. 8vo, red and white card covers. Owner's name expunged with black marker from the front cover and title page, else vg. 27.50 View more info

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Bewitched Crossroad : An African Saga. in dj.

By: HEAD, Bessie

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Ad. Donker, Craighall, 1984, ISBN:0868520713:

Seller ID: 72650


HEAD, Bessie. A Bewitched Crossroad :An African Saga . (Craighall): Ad. Donker, Publisher, (1984). First Printing. Pp. [1]-198,(2). 8vo, orange cloth with white lettering to spine. "From 1800 to 1895, the well-known Sebina clan migrated and battled through the storm of history sweeping semi-desert Botswana. 'A Bewitched Crossroad' is the dramatic saga of the clan's conflicts. Here we meet individuals, familiar or not, who are at the crossroads oftribal tradition. From without come the missionaries and the European scra mble for gold; from within come the power-lusting sons of chiefs and th... View more info

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Beyond Anger and Longing : Community and Development in Atlantic Canada. First Edition

By: FLEMING, Berkeley, (ed.). HOUSE, J.D. WYNN, Graeme CONRAD, Margaret

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Centre for Canadian Studies, Mount Allison University / Acadiensis Press, Sackville, N.B. / Fredericton, 1988, ISBN:0919107192: 1988

Seller ID: 26990

ISBN: 0919107192


FLEMING, Berkeley, (ed.). Beyond Anger and Longing: Community and Development in Atlantic Canada. The 1986-87 Winthrop Pickard Bell Lectures in Maritime Studies. [Sackville, N.B.]: Centre for Canadian Studies, Mount Allison University / Fredericton: Acadiensis Press, (1988). First Edition. Pp (5),6-120. Illustrated. 8vo, green illustrated cardcovers, with a Robert 'Bob' Chambers cartoon on the front, white & black lettering to spine. Berkeley Fleming (b. 1946) longtime professor of Sociology at Mount Allison University. Foreword by Larry McCann; Introduction by... View more info

Beyond Joseph Needham : Science, Technology, and Medicine in East and Southeast Asia.

By: LOW, Morris F,. ed. Osiris: Journal devoted to History of Science and Cultural Influences, 13.

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Department of Science and Technology Studies, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, 1998, ISBN:0226000915:

Seller ID: 114900


LOW, Morris F,. (ed.). Beyond Joseph Needham : Science, Technology, and Medicine in East and Southeast Asia. Edited by Morris F. Low. Ithaca, New York: Department of Science and Technology Studies, Cornell University, 1998. Pp. (6),1-443,(7). 8vo, art-illustrated red card covers, with black and white lettering to front cover and spine. Osiris : A Research Journal devoted to the History of Science and Its Cultural Influences, volume 13. Contents:Part I: The Big Picture: 1. "Technics and Civilization in Late Imperial Ch ina: An Essay in the Cultural History of Technology" (Francesca Bray... View more info

Beyond the Dark Horizon. Signed copy

By: PARKER, Raymond L. PACHAI, Bridglal pub.note

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Black Cultural Centre , Dartmouth, N.S., 1987, ISBN:0921201036:

Seller ID: 93491


PARKER, Raymond L. Beyond the Dark Horizon. Dartmouth, N.S.: Black CulturalCentre for Nova Scotia, (1987). Pp i-viii,79. 8vo, illustrated tan card co vers. “This novel tells the story of the experiences of a black family who chose Nova Scotia as home. Though based on fiction, its substance is rootedin the reality of the general condition of life for thousands of blacks at a time when they were relegated to the bottom rungs of life's ladder of op portunity.” - from page (i). Front inner hinge cracked, else very good. Signed without inscription by the author. 25.00 View more info

Beyond the River and the Bay : Some Observations on the State of the Canadian Northwest in 1811 with a View to Providing the Intending Settler with an Intimate Knowledge of That Country. First Edition in dj

By: ROSS, Eric ROBERTSON, Ian Alexander Bell

Price: $45.00

Publisher: University of Toronto Press, Toronto , 1970, ISBN:0802052231:

Seller ID: 36845


ROSS, Eric. Beyond the River and the Bay : Some Observations on the State of the Canadian Northwest in 1811 with a View to Providing the Intending Settler with an Intimate Knowledge of That Country. (Toronto ) : University ofToronto Press, (1970). First Printing. Pp (),[vii]-xiii,(3),[3]-190,(4) + 5 plates. Illustrated. 9 maps on five folding sheets in rear pocket. 8vo, orange cloth, black lettering to spine. Arora, The Saskatchewan Bibliography4263. "Ian Alexander Bell Robertson, the imaginary writer of this book, wa s invented by the author to describe the Canadian Northwest in 1811, in ... View more info

Big Picture : The Antigonish Movement of Eastern Nova Scotia

By: DODARO, Santo PLUTA, Leonard

Price: $25.00

Publisher: McGill-Queen's University Press , Montreal & Kingston, 2012, ISBN:0773540156:

Seller ID: 104735


DODARO, Santo and Leonard PLUTA. The Big Picture : The Antigonish Movement of Eastern Nova Scotia. Montreal & Kingston : McGill-Queen's University Press , (2012). First Printing. Pp. (14),[xv]-xv,(2),[3]-408. With tables. Index. 8vo, illustrated yellow cardcovers with black lettering to front and spine. No. 57 in the McGill-Queen's Studies in the History of Religion, Series Two. "In the 1930s - when the competitive, free market system lay in ruins and the competing systems of fascism and communism were gaining strength - the Antigonish Movement emerged offering a 'middle way.' The movement... View more info

Biogeochemical Processes at the Land-Sea Boundary

By: LASSERRE, Pierre and Jean-Marie MARTIN, eds. MARTIN, Jean-Marie (ed.) Elsevier Oceanography Series, no. 43)

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Elsevier, Amsterdam, 1986, ISBN:0444426752:

Seller ID: 69524


LASSERRE, Pierre and Jean-Marie MARTIN, eds. Biogeochemical Processes at the Land-Sea Boundary . Edited by Pierre Lasserre and Jean-Marie Martin. Amsterdam: Elsevier, 1986. Pp. [i]-x,1-214. Illustrated. 8vo, black cloth with white lettering to front and spine. Elsevier Oceanography Series, no. 43. Contents: 1. Kramer's "Approaches in chemical speculation studies in marine waters", 2. Michaelis, Ittekkot and Degens's "River inputs into oceans", 3.Martin, Mouchel, and Jednacek-Biscan's "Surface properties of particles at the land-sea boundary", 4. Field, Wickens and Molon... View more info

Biographical Dictionary of North American Classicists

By: BRIGGS, Ward W., Jr., (ed.).

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Greenwood, Westport, CT & London, 1994, ISBN:9780313245602:

Seller ID: 114226


BRIGGS, Ward W., Jr., (ed.). Biographical Dictionary of North American Classicists. Westport, Connecticut & London : Greenwood Press, (1994). Pp. (10),[xi]-lxxvi,(2),3-800,(6). Thick 8vo, green paper-covered boards, silver lettered black title blocks to front and spine. Very good. 50.00 "While European scholarship in the Classics has a long and established tradition, very little has been written on the history of classical scholarship in North America. By providing profiles of some 600 North American Classicists, this reference book presents a starting point for defining the history of Cla... View more info

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Biohistory. First Edition in dustjacket

By: PENMAN, Jim

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, Newcastle upon Tyne, 2015, ISBN:9781443871303: 2015

Seller ID: 110961


PENMAN, Jim Biohistory. (Newcastle upon Tyne) : Cambridge Scholars Publishing, (2015). First American Edition. Pp (4),[v]-vi,(2),[1]-613,(1). Graphs and tables in the text. Thick 8vo, black boards, silver lettering to spine. "Biohistory is a revolutionary new theory that explores the biological and behavioural underpinnings of social change, including the rise and fall of civilisations. Informed by significant research into the physiological basis of behaviour conducted by author Dr Jim Penman and a team of scientists at RMIT University and the Florey Institute in Melbou... View more info

Biologists under Hitler. First Edition in dustjacket

By: DEICHMANN, Ute DUNLAP, Thomas, trans.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Harvard University Press, Cambridge, Massachusetts / London, England, 1996, ISBN:0674074041:

Seller ID: 110505


DEICHMANN, Ute. Biologists under Hitler. Cambridge, Massachusetts / London,England : Harvard University Press, 1996. First Edition. Pp (4),[v]-xviii, (2),1-468. Index. 8vo, red cloth, black lettering to spine. "On the subjectof science in Nazi Germany, we are apt to hear about the collaboration of some scientists, the forced emigration of talented Jewish scientists, the general science phobia of leaders of the Third Reich - but little detail about what actually transpired. Biologists under Hitler is the first book to examine the impact of Nazism on the lives and research of a generation of... View more info

Birchtown Archaeological Survey (1993) : The Black Loyalist Settlement of Shelburne County, Nova Scotia, Canada.

By: NIVEN, Laird

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Roseway Publishing, Lockeport , 1994, ISBN:0969840721:

Seller ID: 17690


NIVEN, Laird. Birchtown Archaeological Survey (1993) : The Black Loyalist Settlement of Shelburne County, Nova Scotia, Canada. Lockeport, N.S.: Roseway Publishing Company, 1994. Pp (4),i-vi,1-78. Illustrated. Maps. 4to, illustrated blue card covers. Abstract : "The aim of this survey was to record and preserve the historic resources associated with the original Black Loyalist settlement of Birchtown, Shelburne County, Nova Scotia. The survey succeeded in identifying 20 features, ranging from shallow depressions to largestone cellars, dating from the last quarter of the 18th to the 20th cen... View more info