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A Radiant Sphere. First Edition

By: WALLACE, Joe

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Progress Publishers, Moscow, 1964,: 1964

Seller ID: 115887


WALLACE, Joe. A Radiant Sphere. Moscow : Progress Publications, 1964. First Edition. Pp (4),5-122,(2), frontispiece portrait. 8vo (135 x 206 mm), black lettering to front board & spine, blue & silver design to front cover. Laugher p.589. Not in Weinrich, Social Protest from the Left in Canada 1870-1970: A Bibliography, though another poetry book of Wallace's, Hi, Sister, Hi, Brother!, is. A book of poetry. Joseph Sylvester Wallace ( b. October 29, 1890, Oshawa, Ontario - d. December 1, 1975, Vancouver [?]), lived in Truro, Nor... View more info

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Admiral Vernon and the Navy : A Memoir and Vindication: Being an Account of the Admiral's Career at Sea and in Parliament. 1st UK no dj

By: VERNON, Edward, Admiral). FORD, Douglas FORD, Douglas WALPOLE, Robert) SMOLLETT, Tobias)

Price: $290.00

Publisher: T.Fisher Unwin, 1907,:

Seller ID: 38558


(VERNON, Edward, Admiral). FORD, Douglas. Admiral Vernon and the Navy : A Memoir and Vindication: Being an Account of the Admiral's Career at Sea and in Parliament, with Sidelights on the Political Conduct of Sir Robert Walpole and his Colleagues, and a Critical Reply to Smollett and Other Historians. L.: T.Fisher Unwin, 1907. First Printing. Pp 322, port.frontis.+ 14 leaves of plates. 8vo, decorated blue cloth, t.e.g. NMM II:1398. With index. Armorial bookplate of Francis Edward Fetherstonhaugh. Foxing, spine rubbed but gilt still bright, creasing to spine, light soiling to cloth, ow vg. Scar... View more info

Adventures of a Sea Hunter : In Search of Famous Shipwrecks.. First Edition in dustjacket.

By: DELGADO, James P. CUSSLER, Clive (foreword)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Douglas & McIntyre, Vancouver, 2004, ISBN:1553650719:

Seller ID: 62935


DELGADO, James P. Adventures of a Sea Hunter : In Search of Famous Shipwrecks. Foreword by Clive Cussler. Vancouver: Douglas & MacIntyre, (2004). First Printing. Pp (10),1-230. Illustrated. 8vo, grey paper covered boards withsilver lettering to spine. Contents: 1. Graveyard of the Pacific: Off Cape Disappointment, Washington ; 2. Pearl Harbor; 3. Sunk by the Atomic Bomb: at Bikini Atoll ; 4. A Cursed Ship: Mutiny on the USS Somers, November 26, 1842; 5. Titanic [pp.62-76]; 6. Carpathia: April 15, 1912; 7. Catherine theGreat's Lost Art: Off Finland, October 4, 1771; 8. Kublai Khan's Lost Flee t... View more info

Air Power at Sea 1945 to Today. First Edition in dustjacket

By: WINTON, John

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Sidgwick & Jackson,, London, 1987,:

Seller ID: 25921


WINTON, John. Air Power at Sea 1945 to today. London : Sidgwick & Jackson, (1987). First Printing. Pp (7),8-192. Illustrated. Lg 8vo, blue cloth, giltlettering to spine. John Pratt, pen name John Winton (b May 3, 1931 in Lon don – d. April 27, 2001, London). Contents : After the War Was Over; Into the Cold War; The Rise and Rise of the Helicopter; All Done by Mirrors and Angles; Suez; Into the Sixties; From the Lebanon to Cuba; Confrontation; Vietnam; Into the Seventies; Flying Bedsteads and Ski Jumps; The Falklands; Showing the Flag; Reagan's War. Very good in edge-browned dustjacket. 35.00 View more info

America's Road to Empire. 2nd US card covers

By: MORGAN, H. Wayne

Price: $14.00

Publisher: John Wiley, 1966,:

Seller ID: 19171


MORGAN, H. Wayne. America's Road to Empire : The War with Spain and Overseas Expansion. N.Y.: John Wiley and Sons, (June 1966). Second Printing. Pp 124. Maps. 8vo, card covers. Pen underlining on some pages, else vg. 14.00 View more info

Angry Admiral. 1st UK no dj

By: VERNON, Edward, Admiral). HARTMANN, Cyril Hughes HARTMANN, Cyril Hughes

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Heinemann, 1953,:

Seller ID: 17328


(VERNON, Edward, Admiral). HARTMANN, Cyril Hughes. The Angry Admiral : The Later Career of Edward Vernon, Admiral of the White. L.: William Heinemann Ltd, (1953). First Printing. Pp 236. Illustrated. 8vo, red cloth. NMM II:1399. Chapters : 1. The Making of an Admiral; 2. The Capture of Porto Bello; 3. The Year 1740; 4. Cartegna - The First Phase; 5. Cartegna - The Failure; 6. The Cuban Expedition; 7. Retreat and Recall; 8. The Admiral in Eclipse; 9. The 'Forty-five; 10. Threat of Invasion; 11. The Admiral in Retirement. With appendices, bibliography and indices. Very slight soiling to cloth, o... View more info

Annapolis. First Edition in dustjacket

By: MARTIN, William

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Warner Books, 1996,: 1996

Seller ID: 32384

ISBN: 0446515116


MARTIN, William. Annapolis. (New York) : Warner Books, (June 1996). First Printing. Pp (6),[vii]-ix,(3),[1]-685,(7). 8vo, paper-covered hardback, tan boards, blue spine, gilt lettering to spine. Family tree to end-papers. William Martin (b. ca 1951, Boston). A novel. "They found the grace of God on the Chesapeake: Catholic, Puritan, and Anglican refugees from an aging world and the tyranny of its king. Among the fishermen and landowners, the crabbers and tobacco farmers, freedmen and slaves were two proud families whose fates intertwined: the Staffords and ... View more info

Annapolis. 2nd US in dj. inscribed

By: MARTIN, William

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Warner Books, 1996,:

Seller ID: 25739


MARTIN, William. Annapolis. (N.Y.) : Warner Books, (1996). Second Printing. Pp 685. 8vo, blue cloth spine. A novel. "From blistering sea battles on wooden ships to the first ironclads, from the shores of Cuba and Tripoli to Pearl Harbor and Vietnam, Staffords and Parrishes became midshipmen and commanders, spies, and pilots. And with each generation their covenant grew stronger, old grudges grew deeper, and America's sea power became the most awesome in the world." - from the dj. Vg-fine in dj. Signed presentation copy. 25.00 View more info

Atlantic Monthly. Volume 211, Number 2, February 1963

By: STRAND, Mark LIPPMANN, Walter MacLEISH, Archibald

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Atlantic Monthly, Concord, N.H., 1963,:

Seller ID: 85357


(LIPPMANN, Walter; STRAND, Mark; MacLEISH, Archibald). The Atlantic Monthly. Volume 211, Number 2, February 1963. Concord, N.H.: The Atlantic Monthly,1963 . Pp [1]-135,(1). Double Column. Large 8vo, illustrated white wrapper s. Includes : “Cuba and the Nuclear Risk” (by Walter Lippmann, pp 55-58); “Sailing to Italy” (a poem by Mark Strand, p. 72); “Must We Hate?” (by Archibald MacLeish, pp 79-82); and much more. Mark Strand (born 1934) is a Pulitzer Prize-winning American poet, essayist, and translator. He was appointedPoet Laureate Consultant in Poetry to the Library of Congress i... View more info

Autobiographical Sketch of a Teacher's Life including a Residence in the Northern and Southern States, California, Cuba and Peru

By: HOLT, Miss

Price: $95.00

Publisher: James Carrel, Quebec, 1875,:

Seller ID: 107921


HOLT, Miss. An Autobiographical Sketch of a Teacher's Life including a Residence in the Northern and Southern States, California, Cuba and Peru. Quebec : Printed by James Carrel, 1875. Pp (4),[5]-104. 8vo, tan stitched wrappers. Contents : 1. Life as a Pupil. 2. Life as a Teacher,-Warrenton, North Carolina. 3. Madison, Florida. 4. Charleston, South Carolina. 5. Jacksonville, Florida. 6. South Carolina. 7. Newport, R.I., and Washington, D.C. 8. Cuba. 9. Cuba continued. 10. Cuba continued. 11. A Few Reminiscences of the Late War in the United States. 12. California. 13. Peru. 14. Peru continued.... View more info

Back in Business : Canada-Cuba Relations After 50 Years. Paperback.

By: KIRK, John M. FOCAL Papers. McKENNA, Peter. SAGEBIEN, Julia.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Canadian Foundation for the Americas, Ottawa, 1995, ISBN:1896301053: 1995

Seller ID: 111222

ISBN: 1896301053


KIRK, John M. Back in Business : Canada-Cuba Relations After 50 Years. With Peter McKenna and Julia Sagebien. (Ottawa): Canadian Foundation for the Americas, (1995). First Printing. Pp. (2),1-30. 8vo, stapled printed pink card covers, black lettering to front cover. A volume in The FOCAL Papers series. Contents: Preface; Introduction; 1. A history of Canada - Cuba relations:Bilateral relations, 1959-93; 2. The changing of the guard, November 1993: The Liberal approach: bilateral relations under Chretien / Private sector initiatives; View more info

Behold the West Indies. in dj.

By: OAKLEY, Amy Oakley, Thornton

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Appleton-Century, New York, 1941,:

Seller ID: 55708


OAKLEY, Amy. Behold the West Indies. Illustrated by Thornton Oakley. N.Y.: D. Appleton-Century, 1947. Pp. 540. Frontis., maps to endpapers, and numerous illustrations to text, some full page. 8vo, mustard cloth. Comitas, Caribbeana 1900-1965, 3.224. Amy and Thornton Oakley record their impressions of Nassau, Cuba, Jamaica, Haiti, the Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, the Leeward and Windward Islands, Guadalupe, Martinique, Barbados, Trinidad, Tobago, the Dutch West Indies, Venezuela, Columbia, and Panama. Cocked, boards somewhat soiled, ow very good solid copy, in fair price... View more info

Between God and Party : Religion and Politics in Revolutionary Cuba.

By: KIRK, John M.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: University of South Florida Press, Tampa, 1989, ISBN:081300909X:

Seller ID: 86513


KIRK, John M. Between God and Party : Religion and Politics in Revolutionary Cuba. Tampa : University of South Florida Press, (1989). Pp [i]-xxi,(1),[1]-231,(3). Index. 8vo, white card covers. John Kirk a professor of Latin American studies at Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia. Spine browned, else very good. Signed with inscription by the author. 15.00 View more info

Beware the Months of Fire. First Edition, Paperback.

By: LANE, Patrick. House of Anansi Poetry HAP32).

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Anansi, Toronto, 1974, ISBN:0887840329:

Seller ID: 108456


LANE, Patrick. Beware the Months of Fire. Toronto: Anansi, (1974). First Paperback Printing. Pp. (12),1-100. 8vo, illustrated grey card covers with orange lettering to front cover and white spine. House of Anansi Poetry HAP 32. Includes the following poems: "The Bird", "You Learn", "My Father's House", "Because I Never Learned", "Act of the Apostles", "Last Night in Darkness", "Three Days After Crisis in Cuba", "Fireweed Seeds", "Legacies", "Gerald", "It Isn't Dying So", "Loving She Stood Apart", &#... View more info

Black Odyssey: The Case of the Slave Ship Amistad. 2nd Penguin pbk

By: CABLE, Mary

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Penguin, New York, 1997,:

Seller ID: 20040


CABLE, Mary. Black Odyssey : The Case of the Slave Ship Amistad . (New York) : Penguin Books, (1997). Second Penguin Printing. Pp 183. Illustrated. 8vo, card covers. "On June 28, 1839, the slave ship Amistad sailed form Havana bearing a valuable cargo of fifty-three black people and a fortune in gold dubloons. Her destination was the Cuban coastal town of Puerto Principe, but she never reached it; for by July 2 the captain was dead and the Amistad had been seized by the slaves. Weeks later, a mystery ship appeared off the coast of New England, manned by cutlass-carrying blacks who could ne... View more info

Blueberries and Coal & Inside the Triangle. First Edition, Signed.

By: GRANT, J.D.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Friesen Press, Victoria, BC,, 2013, ISBN:9781460223918:

Seller ID: 115087


GRANT, J.D.. Blueberries and Coal & Inside the Triangle. (Victoria, BC, Canada : Friesen Press, October 2013). First Edition. Pp (6),1-175,(5). 8vo, art-illustrated cardcovers. Cover art by Shasta Grant. Cover adds : Two Adventure Stories. John D. Grant originally from Glace Bay, Cape Breton, livingin Wolfville at the time of publication.. "Nobody said life was always eas y. There are many lessons and choices that test and define who we are. Early adolescence is a particular time of change and choice and learning. Blueberries and Coal, and Inside the Triangle are both adventure stories tha... View more info

But Revolutionary Cuba Never Was and Never Will Be Alone

By: CASTRO, Fidel BREZHNEV, Leonid I.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Political Editions, La Habana / Havana, Cuba, 1974,:

Seller ID: 86534


CASTRO, Fidel, and Leonid I. BREZHNEV. But Revolutionary Cuba Never Was andNever Will Be Alone. (Cuba : Political Editions, 1974). Pp [1]-63,(1). Ill ustrated. 8vo, illustrated red stapled wrappers. Contents : Speech given byCommander in Chief Fidel Castro y Ruz, first Secretary of the Central Comm ittee of the Communist Party of Cuba and Prime minister of the Revolutionary Government, at the mass rally held in the José Marti Plaza de la Revolucion in Honor of Comrade Leonid Ilyich Brezhnev, General Secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union and delegation t... View more info

Canada and the United Nations. A Tribute to the United Nations by Guita Percha & Rubber, Limited

By: Allied Countries - WW2).

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Guita Percha & Rubber, Limited, 1943,:

Seller ID: 80276


(Allied Countries - WW2). Canada and the United Nations. A Tribute to the United Nations by Guita Percha & Rubber, Limited. N.pl.: (Guita Percha & Rubber, Limited , 1943). Pp 1-20. Illustrated. 8vo, blue stapled card covers. “Guita Percha & Rubber, Limited, an all-Canadian Company, is happy to pres ent this booklet to our customers and friends as a tribute to the United Nations.” - from page one. This booklet has information on the allied countries participating in World War Two, including a brief summary of each country along with a picture of its flag and leader(s). The countries covere... View more info

Canada and Three Crises. Contemporary Affairs Series No. 42. First Edition in dustjacket.

By: REFORD, Robert

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Canadian Institute of International Affairs / CIIA / C.I.I.A. , Toronto, 1968,:

Seller ID: 105156


REFORD, Robert. Canada and Three Crises. Toronto : The Canadian Institute of International Affairs, (1968). Pp. (6),[vii]-xii,[1]-246,(2). 8vo, red cloth, black lettering to spine. No. 42 in the Contemporary Affairs Series. Robert William Reford (b. May 1, 1921, London, England - d. May 9, 2006, Crescent Beach, N.S.). "We live in an age of crisis. Almost every year, the world faces a situation where it seems to hover on the brink of war. How doesCanada behave in time of crisis? Can it remain aloof? What are its obligat ions, as a member of the international community and as a member of the... View more info

Chambers's Geographical Readers of the Continents : America

By: Chambers's Readers)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: W.& R. Chambers Limited, London & Edinburgh, 1902,:

Seller ID: 100259


(Chambers's Readers). Chambers's Geographical Readers of the Continents : America. London & Edinburgh : W.& R. Chambers Limited, 1902. Pp (4),5-216, col.frontispiece + 7 coloured plates + 2 coloured maps. Small 8vo, decoratedbrown cloth. Contents : 1. A New World. 2. North America. 3. Partition of North America. 4. The Great Dominion - General View I. 5. General View II. 6. The Waterways of the Dominion (pp 21-25). 7. The Great Lakes (pp 25-28).8. The Maritime Provinces (pp 29-31). 9. The Maritime Provinces (continued ) (pp 31-35). 10. Quebec and Ontario. 11. Quebec and Ontario (continued). 12... View more info