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King of the Rideau : A Novel Based on the Life of Moss Kent Dickinson. First Edition, Signed.

By: CARROLL, Catherine L DICKINSON, Moss Kent.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Rideau Valley Conservation Authority, 1974,:

Seller ID: 34492


CARROLL, Catherine L. King of the Rideau : A Novel Based on the Life of Moss Kent Dickinson. Manotick, Ont.: Rideau Valley Conservation Authority, (1974). First Edition. Pp (1),i-ix,1-85,(1). Illustrated. 8vo, brown card covers, no lettering on spine. "As the frontispiece states, King of the Rideau is essentially a novel based on the life of Moss Kent Dickinson, rather than a biography. He was an outstanding man of his time, and I have attempted to use his life as a vehicle to convey to those visiting the mill and the village he founded, some history of the area and of the life and commerc... View more info

Know Your Allies

By: Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: P.F.L. Daniel, Paris, 0,:

Seller ID: 50945


(Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe). Know Your Allies. (Paris : Printed by P.F.L. Daniel), n.d. Pp 111. Illustrated in colour. Oblong 12mo, card covers. "This brochure [...] is published for the information and guidance of all Allied personnel." Iincludes colour illustrations of the uniforms and insignia of all Allied forces (Navy, Army, Air Force) in Europe - Belgium, Canada, Denmark, France, Italy, Luxembourg, The Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, the United Kingdom, and the United States. Covers stained and worn, previous owner's name and inscription, else very good. 50.00 View more info

Komodo Dragon and Other Stories. First Edition

By: BROWN, Douglas Arthur

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Cape Breton University Press, Sydney, N.S., 2006, ISBN:9781897009109:

Seller ID: 88965


BROWN, Douglas Arthur. The Komodo Dragon and Other Stories. Sydney, N.S.: Cape Breton University Press, (2006). First Edition. Pp (2),[1]-157,(3). 8vo, illustrated blue card covers. "The diversity of theme, voice and setting in the nine stories that make up Douglas Arthur Brown's collection, show his versatility as a writer of fiction. Brown's edgy treatment of cultural difference, forgiveness, marriage, infidelity, moral/ethical issues, myth anddeath is sometimes poignant, sometimes disturbing. From the woman and man pursuing love in foreign lands, to boys navigating the rough terrain of ... View more info

Kunst og Kamp

By: SCHIOTZ, Gerd og Aksel SCHIOTZ, Aksel

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Westermann, Kobenhavn, 1951,:

Seller ID: 68687


SCHIØTZ, Gerd og Aksel. Kunst og Kamp . København: Westermann, 1951. Pp. (2),[1]-232,(8). Illustrated. 4to, half blue calf with reddish paper covered boards, gilt lettering to spine, all edges blue specked. A volume by the Danish operatic tenor. Text in Danish. Spine rubbed with light wear to extremities, faint sunning to head of boards, else vg. 50.00 View more info

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Lay of Hauelok the Dane. 2d ed rebound.

By: SKEAT, Walter W., ed MADDEN, F., ed. Early English Text Society, Estra Series, no. 4

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Kegan Paul, Trench, Trübner & Co., 1891,:

Seller ID: 41746


SKEAT, Walter W., ed. The Lay of Hauelok the Dane : Composed in the Reign of Edward I, about A.D. 1280. Formerly Edited by Sir F. Madden for the Roxburghe Club, and now Re-edited from the Unique MS. Laud Misc. 108, in the Bodleian Library, Oxford. L: Published for the Early English Text Society by Kegan Paul, Trench, Trübner & Co., 1891. Second printing. Pp 159. 8vo, rebound in green cloth. Early English Text Society, Extra Series, number 4. Bookplate to front pastedown, else vg. 60.00 View more info

Les Sources de l'histoire Maritime en Europe, du Moyen Age au XVIIIe Siècle: Actes du Quatrième Colloque International d'Histoire Maritime tenu à Pa ris du 20 au 23 mai 1959

By: MOLLAT, Michel LANE, Frederic C. BAUTHIER, R.H. TADIC, J.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: S.E.V.P.E.N., Paris, 1962,:

Seller ID: 105285


MOLLAT, Michel, (ed.). Les Sources de l'histoire Maritime en Europe, du Moyen Age au XVIIIe Siècle Actes du Quatrième Colloque International d'Histoire Maritime tenu à Paris du 20 au 23 mai 1959, présentés par Michel Mollat, avec la collaboration de MM. Paul Adam, Marc Benoist et Marc Perrichet. (Paris) : S.E.V.P.E.N., 1962. Pp (6),[vii]-x,[1]-481,(1). Some illustrations, tables in text. 8vo, printed cardcovers. Bibliothèque Générale de l'École Pratique des Hautes Études, VIe Section. Centre national de la Recherche scientifique. Essays, discussions and bibliographies resulting from ... View more info

Let's See if the World is Round

By: MIELCHE, Hakon

Price: $40.00

Publisher: William Hodge, 1938,:

Seller ID: 44473


MIELCHE, Hakon. Let's See if the World is Round. L: William Hodge, 1938. Pp330, [16] leaves plates. 8vo, sailcloth. Toy 449. An account of an ill fat ed cruise in a schooner from Copenhagen to the Torres Islands by way of thePanama Canal and the Galapagos. With dozens of charming marginal drawings. Slightly rubbed, else vg. In Travel Book Club binding. 40.00 View more info

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Life-Boat and its Story

By: METHLEY, Noël T

Price: $350.00

Publisher: Sidgwick & Jackson, 1912,:

Seller ID: 37880


METHLEY, Noël T. The Life-Boat and its Story. L: Sidgwick & Jackson, 1912. Pp 318, frontis., [44] leaves plates. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt to front and spine, t.e.g. Contents include: "The Origin of the Life-Boat"; "The Birth of a System"; "The Evolution of the Self-Righter"; "Development and History"; "Steam and Motor Life-Boats"; "Other Types and Other Owners"; "Means and Methods"; "The Station and the Equipment"; "The Life-Boat at Work"; "The United States of America"; "Germany, Holland, and Belgium"; "... View more info

Lifeboats of the World : A Pocket Encyclopedia of Sea Rescue.. 1st UK edition in dj.

By: MIDDLETON, E.W., Commander

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Blandford Press, Poole, Dorset, 1977,:

Seller ID: 37958


MIDDLETON, E.W., Commander. Lifeboats of the World : A Pocket Encyclopedia of Sea Rescue. Poole, Dorset : Blandford Press, (1977). First Edition. Pp (5),6-256. Small 8vo, blue cloth. Contents include: 1. Britain-Cradle of theLifeboat; 2. The Changing Pattern; 3. The USA, Canada and Caribbean; 4. Eu ropean Organisations (1) Netherlands, Norway, Sweden, Finland, Denmark, Iceland; 5. European Organisations (2) Germany, France, Switzerland, Spain, Portugal, Italy, Turkey; 6. The Southern Hemisphere South America, South Africa, Australia, New Zealand; 7. Poland, USSR, China, Japan, and the rest of ... View more info

Lis Sails the Atlantic. First Mariners Library Edition in dustjacket.

By: ANDERSEN, Lis Mariners Library No.22

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Rupert Hart-Davis, 1953,:

Seller ID: 18047


ANDERSEN, Lis. Lis Sails the Atlantic. Illustrated. London: Rupert Hart-Davis, 1953. First Mariners Library Printing. Pp. (6),7-191,(1), + 8 p. of black and white plates. Illustrated. Map. Small 8vo, tan cloth with blue device to front board and blue lettering to spine. The Mariners Library No.22. "Lis Andersen was a little girl of eleven when her family set off from Copenhagen in the Monsunen, an old fishing ketch, and sailed a figure-of-eight across the Atlantic by way of Buenos Aires, Tristan da Cunha, Cape Town, theWest Indies, New York, and so home to Denmark again. She was a shrewd a... View more info

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List of Parish Registers and other Genealogical Works

By: CRISP, Frederick Arthur

Price: $50.00

Publisher: 1904,:

Seller ID: 61963


CRISP, Frederick Arthur (edited by). List of Parish Registers and other Genealogical Works. (Grove Park, Denmark Hill, S.E.: The author's private press), 1904. Pp. 114. 4to, white gilt lettered vellum spine with limp paper covered boards, t.e.g. A collection of the family names found in various parish registers from select locales in the counties of Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, Denbigshire, Essex, Gloucestershire, Herefordshire, Kent, Leicestershire, Lincolnshire, Middlesex, Somersetshire, Suffolk, Surrey, Warwickshire, and Worcestershire. Volume slightly splayed, spine rubbed and nicked, corne... View more info

Little Memoir : Nita Frances Bompas, 1884-1969. Written shortly before herdeath. Third Edition

By: BOMPAS, Nita Frances

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Little Daisy Press, Tancook Island, NS, 1995,:

Seller ID: 61735


BOMPAS, Nita Frances. A Little Memoir : Nita Frances Bompas, 1884-1969. Written shortly before her death. Tancook Island, NS: The Little Daisy Press, 1995. Third Edition. Pp. 27. 8vo, printed stapled white card covers. A short memoir of the Australian author's travels, including seeing merchant ships in harbours throughout the world from Canada, England, America and Denmark in her own ports, as well as trips to China, Japan, and India - includinga near sinking of her vessel by Admiral von Tirpitz in the Bay on Bengal i n 1915. Very good. 12.50 View more info

Lord of Uraniborg : A Biography of Tycho Brahe. First Edition in dustjacket.

By: THOREN, Victor E. BRAHE, Tycho). CHRISTIANSON, John Robert

Price: $90.00

Publisher: Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 1990, ISBN:0521351588:

Seller ID: 110306


(BRAHE, Tycho). THOREN, Victor E. The Lord of Uraniborg : A Biography of Tycho Brahe. With introduction by John R,. Christianson. Cambridge [et al] : Cambridge University Press, (1990). First Edition. Pp (8),vii-xi,(1),1-523,(7). Illustrated. Maps. Index. 8vo, black cloth, copper lettering to spine."The Lord of Uraniborg is a comprenensive biography of Tycho Brahe, father of modern astronomy, ramed alchemist, and litterateur ot tne sixteenth-cen tury Danish Renaissance. [...] Tycho's collection of data of unprecedented numbers and accuracy virtually revolutionized astronomy and seventeenth... View more info

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Mad Sea : The Life and Loves of a Windjammer Sailor. in dj. signed

By: RUTZEBECK, Hjalmar

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Greenberg Publisher, New York, 1956,:

Seller ID: 35618


RUTZEBECK, Hjalmar. Mad Sea : The Life and Loves of a Windjammer Sailor. New York: Greenberg Publisher, (1956). Pp 284. 8vo, green cloth. A Danish Quaker minister's reminiscences of his apprenticeship before the mast in late-nineteenth century merchant sailing vessels, including a harrowing account of his marooning off Cape Horn. Vg in edgeworn, price-clipped dj. With a signed inscription from the author. 75.00 View more info

Meme le Soleil a des Taches

By: ISRAEL, Inge

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Editions Saint-Germain-des-Ptes, Paris, 1980, ISBN:2243011344:

Seller ID: 106411


ISRAEL, Inge. Même le Soleil a des Taches. Collection "à l'écoute des sources". Paris : Editions Saint-Germain-des-Ptes, (1980). First Edition. Pp (4),5-47,(1). 8vo, blue card covers, lettered in black. Liste des poèmes : Chant; Prairies canadienes; L'univers en expansion; Psaume; Le savoir; Génération; Entropie; Soin; Domination; Metamorphose; Le hibou; Enchainement; Point de vue; Harmonie; Devinette; Dependance; Petitesse; Entablure; Jardinage;Dépaysé; Rembourrage; Samuel Beckett; Le poisson; Particule élémentaire; F idélité; Crédulité; Vive la vanité; Survie; Cercle v... View more info

Memoirs of Peter Henry Bruce, Esq., A Military Officer in the services of Prussia, Russia, & Great Britain, containing An Account of his Travels in Germany, Russia, Tartary, Turkey, The West Indies, &. as also Several Very Interesting Private Anecdotes of

By: BRUCE, Peter Henry. Russia Through European Eyes, No. 9.

Price: $80.00

Publisher: Da Capo Press, New York, 1970,:

Seller ID: 114217


BRUCE, Peter Henry. Memoirs of Peter Henry Bruce, Esq., A Military Officer in the services of Prussia, Russia, & Great Britain, containing An Account of his Travels in Germany, Russia, Tartary, Turkey, The West Indies, &. as also Several Very Interesting Private Anecdotes of The Czar, Peter I, of Russia. New York : Da Capo Press, 1970. New Impression. Pp (6),[iiii]-xv,(1),[1]-527,(1). 8vo, red cloth, gilt vignette to front board, gilt lettering and black panel to spine. Russia Through European Eyes, No. 9. First published 1782, second edition 1783 (Dublin), this reprint being a facsimile of th... View more info

Mental and Moral Heredity in Royalty : A Statistical Study in History and Psychology. With One Hundred and Four Portraits. N

By: WOODS, Frederick Adams.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Henry Holt and Company, New York, 1906,:

Seller ID: 96112


WOODS, Frederick Adams. Mental and Moral Heredity in Royalty : A Statistical Study in History and Psychology. With One Hundred and Four Portraits. NewYork : Henry Holt and Company, 1906. First Edition. Pp [i]-viii,[1]-312,+ 26 leaves of portraits + 4 folding genealogical charts. Also, Genealogical Charts in Text. 8vo, maroon cloth, single gilt border to both boards, gilt lettering to spine, top edge gilt. Contents : 1. Introductory. 2. England. 3. Saxe-Coburg-Gotha. 4. Mecklenburg. 5. Brunswick. 6. Prussia t. 7. Netherlands. 8. Montmorency, Condé, Conty. 9. France. 10. Spain. 11. Austria. 12.... View more info

Mesolithic on the Move : Papers presented at the Sixth International Conference on the Mesolithic in Europe, Stockholm 2000

By: LARSSON, Lars, Hans KINDGREN, Kjel KNUTSSON, David LOEFFLER and Agneta AKER

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Oxbow Books, Oxford, 2003, ISBN:1842170899:

Seller ID: 113078


LARSSON, Lars, Hans KINDGREN, Kjel KNUTSSON, David LOEFFLER and Agneta AKERLUND (eds.). Mesolithic on the Move : Papers presented at the Sixth International Conference on the Mesolithic in Europe, Stockholm 2000. (Oxford) : Oxbow Books, 2003. First Edition. Pp (2),[iii]-xlviii,(2),[1]-702. Illustrated. Maps. Double Column. 4to, illustrated red cloth, lettered in red, green, white and black. Contents : Introduction : The Mesolithic: What do we know and what do we believe? (Stefan Karol Kozlowski); The Mesolithic of Sweden in retrospective and progressive perspectives (Lars Larsson); Peopling a ... View more info

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Modern Flats

By: YORKE, F. R. S. GIBBERD, Frederick.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Architectural Press, London, 1958,: 1958

Seller ID: 112816


YORKE, F.R.S., and Frederick GIBBERD. Modern Flats. London : The Architectural Press, (1958). Pp (4),5-211,(1). Illustrated with b&w photos and drawings throughout. Large 8vo, red cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Francis Reginald Stevens Yorke, FRIBA (b. December 3, 1906 – d. June 10, 1962). Sir Frederick Ernest Gibberd, RA, CBE, FRIBA, MTPI (b. January 7, 1908, Coventry, Warwickshire – d. January 9, 1984). "This is really a picture book in which are recorded in photographs, plans and diagrams some of the more distinguished flat buildings which h... View more info

Multicultural Neighbourhood - our Multi-ethnic Society of Today and Tomorrow.

By: EDWARDS. John R. DIKEN, Bulent MUSSE, Fouzia EASTMAN, Carol M.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Naevnet for Etnisk Ligestilling, Kobenhavn / Copenhagen, 1997, ISBN:8778890012:

Seller ID: 99564


(EDWARDS, John, et al.). The Multicultural Neighbourhood - our Multi-ethnicSociety of Today and Tomorrow. (Kobenhavn) : Naevnet for Etnisk Ligestilli ng, (1997). Pp [1]-156,(4). 8vo, illustrated tan card covers. Contents : British minority policies (by Bernie Grant); Migration, multiculturalism and the fate of the nation state (by Jonathan Friedman); From Eima bean fields to Little Saigon: Coping with diversity in an American suburb (by Maria M. Yen); Strangers in Denmark - in between underrepresentation and overvisualisation (by Bulent Diken); Social and cultural life in the "ghettos"... View more info