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Against the Sea True stories of heroism at sea. Signed.

By: REEMAN, Douglas SLOCUM, Joshua)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Arrow Books, London, 1981, ISBN:009927180x:

Seller ID: 70936


REEMAN, Douglas. Against the Sea . [Cover adds: True stories of heroism at sea]. (London): Arrow Books, (1981). A Sparrow Book. Pp. (8),[11]-173,(5). Small 8vo, illustrated blue card covers. Mass market paperback. "From Captain Bligh on the Bounty to Thor Heyerdahl and the Kon-Tiki, from the development of the submarine to the men and women who have sailed around the worldsingle-handed, [Against the Sea] contains some of the most fascinating and exciting adventure stories in the history of man's exploration of the sea. " - from the rear cover. Includes numerous Joshua Slocum mentions. ... View more info

Agincourt War : A military history of the latter part of the Hundred Years War, 1369 to 1453. Hardcover in dustjacket.

By: BURNE, Alfred H., Lieutenant-Colonel.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Greenhill Books / Presidio Books, London and Novato, California, 1991, ISBN:1853670871:

Seller ID: 113886


BURNE, Alfred H., Lieutenant-Colonel. The Agincourt War : A military history of the latter part of the Hundred Years War, 1369 to 1453. London and (Novato,) California : Greenhill Books ; Presidio Books, (1991). Pp. (14),11-359,(3). 8vo, green cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Originally publishedin 1956. "The fragile peace between England and France established by trea ty in 1360 erupted once more into war in 1369. It raged with short periods of calm until 1453, the second part of the Hundred Years War, and it was asdominated by the Battle of Agincourt as the first part of the war had b... View more info

Ahmed and the Oblivion Machines : A fable. First Edition in dustjacket.

By: BRADBURY, Ray. LANE, Chris, ill.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Avon Books, New York, 1998, ISBN:0380977044:

Seller ID: 106866


BRADBURY, Ray. Ahmed and the Oblivion Machines : A fable. Illustrated by Chris Lane. New York: Avon Books, (1998). First Printing. Pp. (64). Unpaginated. Illustrated. 8vo, dark blue paper covered spine, light blue paper covered boards, silver lettering to spine. "When Ahmed, the twelve-year-old son of a caravan leader, falls from his camel, he is lost ina vast desert, and his situation looks ominous. Isolated and alone, the young boy begins to cry and his tears awaken the ancient god Gonn-Ben-Allah, Keeper of the Ghostsof the Lost Names, who lies beneath the sand. Rising to full form for t... View more info

Ailleurs

By: MICHAUX, Henri.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Gallimard, Paris, 1967,:

Seller ID: 79182


MICHAUX, Henri. Ailleurs. (Paris) : Gallimard, (1967). Limited and NumberedEdition. Pp [1]-246,(2). 8vo, orange cloth, gilt lettering to front board and spine, darker orange border to both boards. Limited to 3100 copies, this being no. 1386. Dans la Collection Soleil. Contents : Voyage en Grande Garabagne. Au pays de la Magie. Ici, Poddema. These are fictitious travel books that describe people, animals and flora dreamlike. Spine a little sunned, very faint waterstain to lower margin of rear board, else very good. 30.00 View more info

Aircom : Canada's Air Force. in dj. Signed copy

By: MILBERRY, Larry

Price: $30.00

Publisher: CANAV Books, Toronto, 1991,:

Seller ID: 82994


MILBERRY, Larry. Aircom: : Canada's Air Force. (Toronto) : CANAV Books, (1991). Pp (5),6-[192]. Illustrated. Lg 8vo, red cloth. Contents: Hornets; Tactical Air Meet; the Gulf War; The CF-5; Canada's First Jet Fighter; The Clunk [Avro CF-100]; Canadair Sabre; 101s & 104s; Exotic Visitors; The Snowbirds; T-Birds; Training; The Mighty Herc; Dash 8; Cosmo; Falcon; Challenger; Buffalo; Twin Otter; "The Boeing"; The Dak; ATC - The Good Old Days; Aurora; Reunion 91; Sea King; The Grumman Ironworks; Neptune; Argus; Vertols; Kiowa & Jet Ranger; Hueys. With appendices, glossary & index. Vg in vg... View more info

Aircraft Carrier : An Illustrated History. in dustjacket.

By: IRELAND, Bernard

Price: $38.00

Publisher: Chartwell Books, Secaucus, NJ, 1979,:

Seller ID: 33090


IRELAND, Bernard. The Aircraft Carrier : An Illustrated History. (Secaucus,NJ): Chartwell Books, (1979). Pp 168. 4to, black cloth. A well-illustrated , inexpensive overview of the development of the carrier; with a very interesting chapter on the early experimental attempts at ship-based aviation. Very good in dustjacket. 38.00 View more info

Aircraft carrier : The majestic weapon. 1st pr

By: MACINTYRE, Donald Ballantine's Weapons Book 03

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Ballantine, 1968,:

Seller ID: 25205


MacINTYRE, Donald. Aircraft carrier : The majestic weapon. (N.Y.) : Ballantine Books, (Sept 1968). First Printing. Pp 160. Illustrated. 8vo, card covers. Ballantine's Illustrated History of World War II Weapons Book No.3. Cover title : Aircraft Carrier : the majestic weapon. For MacIntyre, naval officer and historian, (26 January 1904 - 23 May 1981) see DNB 1981-1985, pp.257-8. Vg. 10.00 View more info

Aircraft Carriers of the Royal and Commonwealth Navies : The Complete Illustrated Encyclopedia from World War I to the Present

By: HOBBS, David

Price: $80.00

Publisher: Greenhill Books / Stackpole Books, London / Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania, 1996, ISBN:1853672521:

Seller ID: 104539


HOBBS, David, Commander, MBE, RN. Aircraft Carriers of the Royal and Commonwealth Navies : The Complete Illustrated Encyclopedia from World War I to the Present. London : Greenhill Books / (Mechanicsburg), Pennsylvania : Stackpole Books, (1996). Pp (6),7-264. Illustrated. Index. Double Column. Largesquare 8vo, blue cloth, silver lettering to spine. "This is an unrivalled reference work containing details of all ships whose primary role has been to operate aircraft at sea. It includes ships from the British Royal Navy, the Royal Australian navy/Canadian Armed Forces and the Indian Navy, as ... View more info

Aircraft Carriers. in dj.

By: PRESTON, Antony

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Bison Books, 1982, ISBN:0861240677:

Seller ID: 30013


PRESTON, Antony. Aircraft Carriers. (Greenwich, Conn.): Bison Books, (1982). Pp 64. Illustrated. 4to, navy cloth. A brief illustrated introduction to the development of carrier-based aviation. Slightly rubbed, else vg in dj. 12.00 View more info

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AK47 Story : Evolution of the Kalashnikov Weapons. First Edition in dustjacket.

By: EZELL, Edward Clinton.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Stackpole Books, Harrisburg, PA, 1986, ISBN:0811709167:

Seller ID: 113309


EZELL, Edward Clinton. The AK47 Story : Evolution of the Kalashnikov Weapons. (Harrisburg, PA) : Stackpole Books, (1986). First Printing. Pp. (4),5-256. Illustrated. Double column. Square 8vo, red cloth with gilt lettering tofront cover and spine. "The AK47 assault rifle and its many variants is the most widely distributed and best-known military shoulder weapon of the post-World War II era. You can see Kalashnikov assault rigles on the evening television news from Beirut, Iran, El Salvador and the Lebanon. An estimated 30 to 50 million Kalashnikov-type rifles and light machine ... View more info

Alaska Blues : A Fisherman's Journal. 2nd printing in dj. signed.

By: UPTON, Joe.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Alaska Northwest Books, Anchorage, AK, 1979, ISBN:0882400983:

Seller ID: 56659


UPTON, Joe. Alaska Blues : A Fisherman's Journal. Anchorage: Alaska Northwest Publishing Co., (1979). Second Printing. Pp 236. Illustrated with numerous photos and drawings to text, some full page. 4to, pale blue cloth. "It is a story of the little 30-, 40- and 50-foot boats, crewed by family and friends, that go north form West Coast ports every spring to make a living innorthern waters. They have six months, maybe seven, with snow and heavy se as at each end, to make their living for a year." -from the dust jacket. Intelligently written, and beautifully illustrated. Wear to edges, bu... View more info

Alaska by Cruise Ship : The Complete Guide to the Alaska Cruise Experience.

By: VIPOND, Anne

Price: $17.00

Publisher: Ocean Cruise Guides, 1997,:

Seller ID: 41149


VIPOND, Anne. Alaska by Cruise Ship : The Complete Guide to the Alaska Cruise Experience. Vancouver: Ocean Cruise Guides, (1997). Pp 355. 8vo, ill. card covers. A sensible guide treating the natural and cultural histories of the regions considered, along with the practical information expected of such books. Vg. 17.00 View more info

Alaska Stories : Tales from the Last Frontier. 1st card covers

By: MILLER, John and Kirsten McPHEE, John LINDBERG, Anne Morrow MUIR, John

Price: $12.00

Publisher: 1995,:

Seller ID: 23485


MILLER, John and Kirsten (ed.). Alaska Stories : Tales from the Last Frontier. San Francisco : Chronicle Books, (1995). First Printing. Pp 182. 8vo, French wraps. Contents : Michael Doogan's "Introduction"; John McPhee's "TheEncircled River"; V. Swanson's "Journal, 1917"; Alastair Scott's "Tracks A cross Alaska"; Anne Morrow Lindberg's "The King Islanders"; Iraahuruk's "Eskimo Folk Tales"; Larry Gallagher's "The Young Men and the Sea"; William H.Dall's "Alaska and Its Resources"; Dana Stabenow's "Dead in the Water"; Ja ck ... View more info

Alberni Prehistory

By: McMILLAN, Alan D. and ST. CLAIR, Denis E. St. Clair, Denis E.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: 1982,:

Seller ID: 2720


McMILLAN, Alan D. and ST. CLAIR, Denis E. Alberni Prehistory: Archeological and Ethnographic Investigations on Western Vancouver Island. Port Alberni, B.C.: Alberni Valley Museum; and Penticton, B.C.: Theytus Books, 1982. pp xii,(2),219,(7). large 8vo. illustrated card covers. Vg-fine. 25.00 View more info

Alberton and Area : A Pictorial Experience Through Time

By: JEFFERY, Betty M., (ed.) MacRAE, Allan J. WARREN, Lorraine

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Alberton Historical Preservation Foundation, Inc., Alberton, PEI, 2000, ISBN:0968775705:

Seller ID: 101994


JEFFERY, Betty M., Allan J. MacRAE, and LorraiWARREN (eds.). Alberton and Area : A Pictorial Experience Through Time. Compiled by Alberton Millennium Committee. (Alberton, PEI : Alberton Historical Preservation Foundation, Inc., 2000). Pp (2),i-iv,1-153,(1). Illustrated. 8vo, ilusrated pale blue card covers. "Alberton and Area : A Pictorial Experience Through Time is the story of the Town of Alberton and adjacent communities. Most books on heritage tend to concentrate on the politics of history (why things happen); thisbook, however, concentrates on the human side of the story. This work i... View more info

Albigensian Crusade : An Historical Essay. First British Edition in dustjacket.

By: MADAULE, Jacques. WALL, Barbara, trans.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Burns & Oates, London, 1967,:

Seller ID: 114153


MADAULE, Jacques. The Albigensian Crusade : An Historical Essay. Translatedby Barbara Wall. London : Burns & Oates, (1967). First Printing. Pp. (6),v ii-xiii,(1),1-177,(1). 8vo, brown cloth with gilt lettering to spine. "Innumerable books have been written about the Albigensians -- the Cathars of 13th-century Occitania -- the Crusade mounted against them and the Inquisition that finally exterminated them. This fascinating and harrowing episode, important in the history of the Church, France and the whole of Western civilization, has produced passionate special pleading from supporters and ... View more info

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Album of Avalon. First Edition.

By: Viewbook)

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Guardian Associates Ltd., St. John's, 1952,:

Seller ID: 30571


(Viewbook). Album of Avalon. St. John's, Nfld. : "Published by Guardian Associates Ltd., 96 Water St.", May 1952. First Edition. "Printed by Gaurdian Press Ltd." Unpaginated. Pp (48). Illustrated with 62 monochrome photos. Oblong 8vo (277 x 208 mm), photo- and map-illustrated stapled blue, green & white card covers. In the Newfoundland Pictorial Books series. Cover adds : Avalon Peninsula Newfoundland. Includes photos, with captions, of the following locations: Avondale Bay de Verde Bell Island Brigus Bristol's Hope (... View more info

Album of Selected Bookbindings. First Edition in dustjacket

By: PENNEY, Clara Louisa. Hispanic Notes & Monographs, Catalogue Series. JACKSON, Margaret Elizabeth. SIEBERT, Ann Lister.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Hispanic Society of America, New York, 1967,:

Seller ID: 111692


PENNEY, Clara Louisa. An Album of Selected Bookbindings. Photography by Margaret Elizabeth Jackson and Ann Lister Siebert. New York : The Hispanic So0ciety of America, 1967. First Edition. Pp (6),vii-xv,(1),1-18,(2), colour frontispiece + 60 full-page black-and-white plates. Large 8vo, maroon cloth,glt lettering to spine, gilt Hispanic Society of America crest to front bo ard. "These sixty-one plates, including a frontispiece in color, offer examples of the binder' craft in Spain through sx centuries. The craftsmen wereMoors living under Christian domination until they were exiled by Phili... View more info

Alchimie du Corps (The Body's Alchemy). ltd ed.

By: GARCIA, Juan PLOURDE, Marc (trans.)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Fiddlehead Poetry Books, 1974, ISBN:0919197760:

Seller ID: 56442


GARCIA, Juan. Alchimie du Corps (The Body's Alchemy). Translated by Marc Plourde. (Fredericton): Fiddlehead Poetry Books, 1974. Pp. 33. Corresponding text in Spanish and English. 8vo, yellow ill. card covers, black titles to front. Limited to 750 copies. Vg . $15.00 View more info

Alexander the Great. [Volume] II. Sources and Studies. Second Edition in dustjacket

By: TARN, W. W.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 1979, ISBN:052122585x:

Seller ID: 114640


TARN, W. W. Alexander the Great. [Volume] II. Sources and Studies. Ca,bridge [et al] : Cambridge University Press, (1979). Second Edition. Pp (8),viixiii,(1),1-[481],(3). Double-page Map. 8vo, brown cloth, gilt lettering to spine. "Tarn's Alexander the Great, first published in 1948, has become a classic and its importance for subsequent Alexander studies can hardly be exaggerated. Based on a lifetime's work and elegantly and persuasively written, both volumes evoked immediate admiration - and very soon sharp reaction. Little has in fact appeared on Alexander over the last thirty years tha... View more info