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American Neptune : A Quarterly Journal of Maritime History, Volume 45, No. 4, Fall 1985

By: American Neptune LEWIS, Archibald R. FELLER, John Quentin GILCHRIST, John H.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Peabody Museum of Salem, Salem, MA , 1985,:

Seller ID: 88534


(American Neptune). The American Neptune : A Quarterly Journal of Maritime History, Volume XLV, No. 4, Fall 1985. Salem, MA : Peabody Museum of Salem,1985. Pp [221]-296. Illustrated. Double Column. 4to, illustrated green, wh ite and blue striped card covers. Contents : The Medieval Background of European and American Oceanic History (by Archibald R. Lewis). China Sojourn: A Brief Account of Commander Bushrod B. Taylor's Tour of Duty (by John Quentin Feller). No Mistake About It: A Response to Jonathan R. Dull (by William S. Dudley & Michael A. Palmer). Cabotian Conjectures: Did a Cabot Reach M... View more info

American Neptune : A Quarterly Journal of Maritime History. Volume 44, No. 3, Summer 1984

By: American Neptune DULL, Jonathan R. BATTICK, John R. DONOVAN, Kenneth

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Peabody Museum of Salem, Salem, MA , 1984,:

Seller ID: 81714


(American Neptune). The American Neptune : A Quarterly Journal of Maritime History, Volume XLIV, No. 3, Summer 1984. Salem, MA : Peabody Museum of Salem, 1984. Pp (2),[147]-214. Illustrated. Double Column. 4to, illustrated red, white and blue striped card covers. Contents : The Searsport 'Thirty-six': Seafaring Wives of a Maine Community in 1880 (John R. Battick). Scurvy and Anson's Voyage Around the World: 1740-1744. An Analysis of the Royal Navy's Worst Outbreak (Eleanora C. Gordon). Was the Continental Navy a Mistake? (Jonathan R. Dull). The Navy's Battle Doctrine in the War of 1812 (James ... View more info

American Science and Modern China 1876-1936. First Edition in dustjacket, signed by author

By: BUCK, Peter

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Cambridge University Press, Cambridge [et al], 1980, ISBN:0521227445:

Seller ID: 110301


BUCK, Peter. American Science and Modern China 1876-1936. Cambridge [et al]: Cambridge University Press, (1980). First Edition. Pp (8),vii-ix,(1),1-2 83,(9). Index. 8vo, black cloth, gilt lettering to spine. "American scienceand modern China is an essay in comparative history. It focuses on the tra nsmission of scientific ideas and organizations from the United States to China, a topic interesting primarily for what it reveals about the social history of late nineteenth- and early twentieth-century American science. Themain themes concern how scientific traditions and institutions that wer... View more info

An Indelible Decade : E.R. Huntington, Apprentice Under Sail and Arctic Constable, 1908-1918

By: ROGERS, Beverley Huntington HUNTINGTON, Edgar Ronald

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Mudscout Media , Montréal, 2006, ISBN:0973955023:

Seller ID: 98210


ROGERS, Beverley Huntington. An Indelible Decade : E.R. Huntington, Apprentice Under Sail and Arctic Constable, 1908-1918. (Montréal, Québec) : "Published by Média Mudscout", (2006). First Edition. Pp. (8),9-177,(3). Illustrated in black and white. Square 8vo, illustrated bluish-grey card covers with white and blue lettering to front cover and spine, French flaps. Edgar Ronald Huntington (1894-1968). "Hilarious adventures - sometimes illegal - served as a foil to E. R. Huntington's harsh life afloat a hundred years ago.Orphaned at the age of fourteen, Huntington was apprenticed ... View more info

Anaesthesia in Hong Kong : Evolution and Present Position. Paperback.

By: LETT, Z. Centre of Asian Studies Occasional Papers and Monographs, 47).

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Centre of Asian Studies, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, 1982,:

Seller ID: 114341


LETT, Z. Anaesthesia in Hong Kong : Evolution and Present Position. Hong Kong : Centre of Asian Studies, University of Hong Kong, 1982. Pp. (6),1-36,(4), + 26 p. of black and white photograghs at rear. Large 8vo, printed yellow card covers with black lettering to front cover and spine. Centre of Asian Studies Occasional Papers and Monographs, number 47. General editor: Edward K.Y. Chen. Contents: College of Medicine for Chinese; Anaesthesia; Early Pioneers; Subarachnoid Block; Early Arrangements; Later Arrangements; Intensive Care Units; The Society of Anaesthetists of Hong Kong; Overseas Visi... View more info

Ancient Caves of Szechuan Province, China

By: GRAHAM, David Crockett Proceedings of the United States Naitonal Museuum, 2916, 80:16)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Smithsonian Institution, Washington, 1932,: 1932

Seller ID: 70595


GRAHAM, David Crockett. The Ancient Caves of Szechuan Province, China. Washington: Smithsonian Institution, 1932. Pp. [1]-13,(1), + 16 p. of plates. Illustrated. 8vo, stapled printed grey-green wraps. Reprinted from the Proceedings of the United States National Museum, no. 2916, vol. 80, art. 16. Faint cover creasing, else very good. 15.00 View more info

Anglo-American Steamship Rivalry in China 1862-1874. US in dj

By: LIU, Kwang-Ching Harvard East Asian Studies 8

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Harvard UP, 1962,:

Seller ID: 18186


LIU, Kwang-Ching. Anglo-American Steamship Rivalry in China 1862-1874. Cambridge, MA : Harvard University Press, 1962. Pp 218. Illustrated. 8vo, blackcloth. Harvard East Asian Studies 8. Vg in price-clipped dj. 60.00 View more info

Annals of Lloyd's Register 1834-1884 : Being a Sketch of the Origin, Constitution, and Progress of Lloyd's Register of British & Foreign Shipping.

By: Lloyd's

Price: $170.00

Publisher: Lloyd's, London, 1884,:

Seller ID: 102450


(Lloyd's). Annals of Lloyd's Register 1834 - 1884 : Being a Sketch of the Origin, Constitution, and Progress of Lloyd's Register of British & Foreign Shipping. London : (Lloyd's), MDCCCLXXXIV [1884]. Pp (4),[v]-x,[1]-166 + portrait frontispiece + engraved title page + 1 portrait plate + 5 tables (1 folding). Large 8vo, olive cloth, gilt decoration and lettering to front board and spine, all edges gilt, bevelled edges. Contents : 1. Early History of Classification. — Marine Insurance. — Lloyd's Coffee-house. — Ships' Lists. — Oldest Shipping Registers. — Books dated 1764-65-66, 1768-6... View more info

Annals of the Propagation of the Faith. Volume 19, Number 3, June and July 1942.

By: Society for the Propagation of the Faith) HUGHES, H.B.L

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Society for the Propagation of the Faith, Toronto, 1942,:

Seller ID: 84887


(Society for the Propagation of the Faith). The Annals of the Propagation of the Faith. Volume XIX, Number 3, June and July 1942. Toronto : (Society for the Propagation of the Faith), 1942. Pp (1),42-59,(1). Illustrated. Double Column. Large 8vo, illustrated blue stapled wrappers. Contents : “Thy Kingdom Come”; France: The Church in France, Hard Ht by War, Faces Up to its Big Task; Wartime Economies In The Missions; Spain: Having So Few Priests, is Becoming Like a Missionary Land; Poland is Carrying Religion into RussiaAgain; Portuguese Catholic Tradition in Ceylon (by Rev. Father H.B.L. H... View more info

Another Island Poet : Revisited, Revised, Enlarged, Signed

By: SHERREN, Douglas Henry

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The Author, TWiG Publications, Stratford, PE, 2003, ISBN:9780973064230:

Seller ID: 115979


SHERREN, Douglas Henry. Another Island Poet : Revisited, Revised, Enlarged.Stratford, Prince Edward Island : (The Author, TWiG Publications, 2003). Pp(8),9-281,(1). Illustrated with some b&w photos in the text. 8vo, white ca rdcovers, with black lettering to dcovers & spine. Douglas Henry Sherren ((b. 1920, Crapaud, Prince Edward Island) “For years, many eagerly anticipated and read Joan Barberis' thoughful and witty columns in the Saint John, NB, Telgraph Journal. Wendy Dathan, using Joan’s personal travel journal, letters and columns, reveals a diminutive (5ft.) Navy Wren at a Loran nava... View more info

Anti-Oppressive Social Work : A guide for developing cultural competence. First Paperback Printing

By: LAIRD, Siobhan E.

Price: $24.00

Publisher: SAGE Publications, Los Angeles / London / New Dehli / Singapore, 2008, ISBN:9781412912365:

Seller ID: 106346


LAIRD, Siobhan E. Anti-Oppressive Social Work : A guide for developing cultural competence. Los Angeles / London / New Dehli / Singapore : SAGE Publications, (2008). First Paperback Printing. Pp (5),[vi]-ix,(1),[1]-182. Index. 8vo, purple and blue card covers, lettered in white. "This book assists students to develop cultural competence when working with individuals from minority ethnic communities. Bringing together the latest research, it movesbeyond traditional conceptions of anti-oppressive and anti-racial practice by exploring the cultural aspects of people's lives. It explores many o... View more info

Archaeological Finds on Lamma Island Near Hong Kong. no dj

By: FINN, Daniel J. RYAN, T.F., ed.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Ricci Publications, Hong Kong, 1958,:

Seller ID: 32958


FINN, Daniel J. (1886-1936). Archaeological Finds on Lamma Island Near HongKong. Edited by T.F. Ryan. (Hong Kong) : Ricci Publications, Ricci Hall, U niversity of Hong Kong, 1958. Pp 278. Illustrated. 8vo, light brown cloth. "This book is a republication of aseries of articles which appeared in The Hong Kong Naturalist from 1933 to 1936..." Vg. 40.00 View more info

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Archaeology in China. 4 vols in dj

By: CHENG, Te-K'un

Price: $200.00

Publisher: W. Heffer & Sons Ltd., 1960,:

Seller ID: 64979


CHENG, Te-K'un. Archaeology in China. In Three Volumes plus a Supplement toVolume One. Cambridge: W. Heffer & Sons Ltd., (1960-1966). Pp. 250 (Vol. 1 : Prehistoric China, pub. 1966, Second Impression); pp. 55 (Supplement to Vol. 1, pub. 1966); pp. 368 (Vol. 2: Shang China, pub. 1960); pp. 430 (Vol. 3: Chou China, pub. 1963). Illustrated. Large 8vo, brown cloth, gilt titlesto spine. An exhaustive study of early China. Shelfwear to the lower edges , owner's name, some light smudges to the top edges, library pocket to rearof the Supplement, else vg in price-clipped, worn dust jackets. for the se ... View more info

Archeological Discoveries of the Period of Great Cultural Revolution]. ex-lib slipcase

By: Chinese Antiquities)

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Cultural Relics Publishing House, 1973,:

Seller ID: 45699


(Chinese Antiquities). [Archeological Discoveries of the Period of Great Cultural Revolution]. [Peking: Cultural Relics Publishing House], 1973. Pp. [10], 152 pp. plates, including [33] coloured plates tipped in. With accompanying booklet pp. 15. Folio, beige woven cloth, red Chinese characters to front and spine, booklet has stapled, off-white paper covers, black lettering, acetate dj, brown card slip case with embossed lettering to front, black lettering to spine. Unilingual text in Chinese. Ex library (sticker to front paste down), cracking, some pencilling (hand-done English translations) ... View more info

Arctic Anthropology, Vol. 9, No. 2, 1972

By: CHARD, Chester S. (ed.) BLEED, Peter MAGNARELLA, Paul J. AIGNER, Jean S.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: University of Wisconsin Press, Madison, 1972,:

Seller ID: 106114


CHARD, Chester S. (ed.). Arctic Anthropology, Vol. IX, No. 2, 1972. (Madison) : University of Wisconsin Press, 1972. Pp (2),1-115. Illustrated. Maps. Double Column. 4to, tan card covers, lettered in green. An international journal devoted to all aspects of the science of man in the arctic, subarcticand contiguous regions of the world both past and present. Contents : Yayo i Cultures of Japan: An Interpretive Summary (by Peter Bleed, pp 1-23); Koryak Religion and Society: An Anthropological Analysis (by Paul J. Magnarella, pp 24-31); Preliminary Report of Archaeological Survey and Test Excavati... View more info

Army Quarterly and Defence Journal. Vol. 106, No. 2, April, 1976

By: STAINFORTH, C.H., Maj.-Gen. (ed.). SCHOFIELD, B.B. WOOD, G.N. COCHRANE, Alexander

Price: $8.00

Publisher: West of England Press, Publishers, Tavistock, Devon, 1976,:

Seller ID: 90195


STAINFORTH, C.H., Maj.-Gen. (ed.). The Army Quarterly and Defence Journal. Vol. 106, No. 2, April, 1976. Tavistock, Devon : West of England Press, Publishers, Ltd., 1976. Pp i-iv,129-256,v-viii,+ 8 pp plates. 8vo, red printedcard covers. Nautical content : Vice-Admiral B.B. Schofield's “Maritime Af fairs” (pp 134-137); Maj.-Gen. G.N. Wood's “The Admiral Should Have Been Court-martialled and Shot” [about Admiral Sir Alexander Cochrane] (pp 236-242). Other contents : Richard Clutterbuck's “Mao Tse-Tung and Original Sin”; V.J. Keyte's “War of American Independence (The Failure of Br... View more info

Art of Arabian Costume : A Saudia Arabian Profile. First Edition, Signed

By: ROSS, Heather Colyer

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Arabesque, Fribourg, Switzerland, 1981, ISBN:090751300X:

Seller ID: 99220


ROSS, Heather Colyer. The Art of Arabian Costume : A Saudia Arabian Profile. (Fribourg, Switzerland) : Arabesque, (1981). First Edition. Pp (5),6-188.Largely double column. Illustrated throughout. Folio, green leatherette, g ilt lettering to spine. Heather Colyer Ross (b. March 7, 1936, Australia). "Few in the world are unacquainted with Arabian costume to some degree, butmisconceptions about its true nature are many. With the publication of The Art of Arahian Costume, this situation is now remedied. For the first time it is possible to see the brilliance of colour, variety of form and ing... View more info

Art of the Dragon. 1st Shambala in dj.

By: XIN, Yang, Li YIHUA, and Zu NAIXIANG YIHUA, Li NAIXIANG, Zu

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Shambala, Boston, 1988, ISBN:0877734658:

Seller ID: 67597


XIN, Yang, Li YIHUA, and Zu NAIXIANG. The Art of the Dragon . Boston: Shambala, 1988. First Shambala Edition. Pp. [1]-214,(2). Illustrated (mostly in colour). 4to, black cloth with gilt lettering to spine. A chronicle of the history of the depiction of dragons in oriental art, dating back thousands of years, to present. Includes nearly two hundred full colour illustrationsfrom various mediums employed by Chinese artists throughout the centuries, housed in the collection preserved in Beijing in the Forbidden City. Minor bumping to corners, else vg in dj. 50.00 View more info

Asian Immigration Question in Recent Canadian History. Occasional Paper No.1 on Studies in National and International Issues.

By: HUTTENBACK, Robert A.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Saint Mary's University, International Education Centre, Halifax, N.S., 1977,:

Seller ID: 93203


HUTTENBACK, Robert A. The Asian Immigration Question in Recent Canadian History. Occasional Paper No. 1 on Studies in National and International Issues. Halifax, N.S.: Saint Mary's University, International Education Centre, (1977). Pp (1),[1]-77,(1) leaves, printed one side only. 4to, orange stapled card covers. The history of the treatment of Chinese immigrants by the Canadian government over the years, especially in British Columbia. Lacking back cover, else very good. 45.00 View more info

Asian Immigration Question in Recent Canadian History. Occasional Paper No.1 on Studies in National and International Issues.

By: HUTTENBACK, Robert A.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Saint Mary's University, International Education Centre, Halifax, N.S., 1977,:

Seller ID: 93202


HUTTENBACK, Robert A. The Asian Immigration Question in Recent Canadian History. Occasional Paper No. 1 on Studies in National and International Issues. Halifax, N.S.: Saint Mary's University, International Education Centre, (1977). Pp (1),[1]-77,(1) leaves, printed one side only. 4to, orange stapled card covers. The history of the treatment of Chinese immigrants by the Canadian government over the years, especially in British Columbia. Very good. 50.00 View more info