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Braque : The Complete Graphics. in dj.

By: BRAQUE, Georges). VALLIER, Dora VALLIER, Dora. BONONNO, Robert. BARR, Pamela.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Alpine Fine Arts Collection, 1988,:

Seller ID: 37350


(BRAQUE, Georges). VALLIER, Dora. Braque : The Complete Graphics. Catalogue Raisonné. Translated by Robert Bononno and Pamela Barr. NY: Alpine Fine Arts Collection, Ltd., (1988). Pp 318. 4to, black cloth. Nick to head of spine, else vg in slightly rubbed dj. Due to the weight of this book (2.5 kilos), extra shipping charges will be necessary to cover postage costs on international orders. 100.00 View more info

Brethren of the Coast : The British and French Buccaneers in the South Seas. First Edition in dustjacket

By: KEMP, P.K. LLOYD, Christopher

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Heinemann, London, 1960,:

Seller ID: 25237


KEMP, P.K. and Christopher LLOYD. The Brethren of the Coast : The British and French Buccaneers in the South Seas. London : Heinemann, (1960). First Printing. Pp (4),[v]-vii,(1),1-248 + frontispiece + 6 leaves of plates + 2 double spread maps. 8vo, brick-red cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Chapters : 1. The Rise of the Buccaneers; 2. Sir Henry Morgan; 3. The First Invasionof the South Seas; 4. What Happened to Sharp; 5. The Suppression of the Bu ccaneers in the Caribbean; 6. The Second Voyage into the South Seas; 7. Cowley's Voyage Round the World; 8. Dampier's First Voyage Round the World; 9.... View more info

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Breve Histoire Tragique du Peuple Acadien

By: LAUVRIERE, Emile

Price: $80.00

Publisher: 1947,:

Seller ID: 20739


LAUVRIERE, Emile. Brève Histoire Tragique du Peuple Acadien : Son Martyre et sa Résurrection. Illustré de 12 planches hors-texte, dont 2 portraits et 5 cartes hors-texte. Paris : Librairie d'Amérique et d'Orient, 1947. Pp (4),[5]-206,(2). 8vo, wrappers. Ouvrage couronné par l'Institut de France (Prix Carrière et Prix Pouchard) 1946. Short tears at spine ends and front cover, else vg. 80.00 View more info

Brides of March: A Farcical Comedy

By: CHAPMAN, John

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Dramatists Play Service, Inc., New York, 1961,:

Seller ID: 66086


CHAPMAN, John. The Brides of March. A Farcical Comedy. (New York) : Dramatists Play Service, Inc., (1961). Pp. 86. Frontispiece. Small 8vo, purple andblack card covers. John Roy Chapman (b. May 27, 1927, London - d. Septembe r 3, 2001, Périgueux, France) a British actor and playwright. Sunning to spine and cover edges, else very good. 15.00 View more info

Bridge to France

By: HURLEY, Edward N.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: J.B. Lippincott, Philadelphia, 1927,:

Seller ID: 53800


HURLEY, Edward N. The Bridge to France . Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott, 1927. Pp. 338, frontis., + 24 leaves of plates. 8vo, blue cloth, top edge dyedblue. The efforts of the United States to produce enough ships to be able to maintain an army in France during the First World War. Vg. 20.00 View more info

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Britain's Policy for West German Rearmament 1950-1955. First Editon in dustjacket

By: DOCKRILL, Saki Cambridge Studies in International Relations, no. 13.

Price: $70.00

Publisher: Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 1991, ISBN:0521381118: 1991

Seller ID: 113238

ISBN: 0521381118


DOCKRILL, Saki. Britain's Policy for West German Rearmament 1950-1955. Cambridge [et al] : Cambridge University Press, (1991). First Edition. Pp (8),ix-xii,(1),1-209,(1). Index. 8vo, green cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Cambridge Studies in International Relations, no. 13. "The integration of West Germany into the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO) became one of the most important and contentious problems of post-war security. Increasing Cold War tensions during and after 1949 had led Britain to consider the need to rearm West Germany. Yet fears of a resur... View more info

Britain, Russia, and the Armed Neutrality of 1780 : Sir James Harris's Mission to St. Petersburg during the American Revolution. First Edition in dustjacket

By: de MADARIAGA, Isabel BEMIS, Samuel Flagg

Price: $70.00

Publisher: Yale University Press, New Haven, 1962,:

Seller ID: 115456


de MADARIAGA, Isabel. Britain, Russia, and the Armed Neutrality of 1780 : Sir James Harris's Mission to St. Petersburg during the American Revolution.With a Foreword by Samuel Flagg Bemis. New Haven : Yale University Press, 1962. First Edition. Pp (6),vii-xiv,(4),3-496,+ 4 pp plates. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Isabel de Madariaga (b. August 27, 1919, Glasgow, Scotland - d. June 16, 2014, London) "Within the framework of an accountof the mission of Sir James Harris to Russia in the years 1777-1783, Isabe l de Madariaga has written a detailed and penetrating history of the Eur... View more info

Britannia Rules : The Classic Age of Naval History 1793-1815. First Editionin dustjacket

By: PARKINSON, C. Northcote

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Weidenfeld and Nicolson, London, 1977, ISBN:0297772872:

Seller ID: 39738


PARKINSON, C. Northcote. Britannia Rules : The Classic Age of Naval History1793-1815. London : Weidenfeld and Nicolson, (1977). First Printing. Pp. ( 10),3-199,(1), + [16] pp plates. 8vo, brown cloth with gilt lettering to spine. A popular analysis of the great age of Fighting Sail that seeks to getbeyond national chauvinism to form an accurate estimate of the relative st rengths of contemporary world navies. Contents: Part I: The Wars of the French Revolution, 1793-1801: 1. Government and Admiralty; 2. The Opening Moves; 3. Britain at Bay; 4. Mutiny; 5. Battle for the Mediterranean; 6. The No... View more info

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British Navy in Adversity : A Study of the War of American Independence. First Edition.

By: JAMES, W.M., Captain

Price: $400.00

Publisher: Longmans, Green, London, 1926,:

Seller ID: 40078


JAMES, W.M., Captain. British Navy in Adversity : A Study of the War of American Independence. London : Longmans, Green and Co., 1926. First Edition. Pp (4),[v]-xvi,(4),[1]-459. Maps, diagrams in text. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. An intensive and increasingly scarce study of the Royal Navy during the period of the American Revolutionary War. Much on the health and living conditions of seamen. Chapters: 1. Introductory; 2. The Dissipation of a Legacy; 3. From Peace to War; 4. The Opening Moves in North America, 1776; 5.The Disjointed Operations of 1777 in North America; 6. The Ent... View more info

British Policy in Persia 1918-1925. First Edition in dustjacket

By: SABAHI, Houshang

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Frank Cass, London, 1990, ISBN:0714633771:

Seller ID: 115010


SABAHI, Houshang. British Policy in Persia 1918-1925. (London) : Frank Cass, (1990). First Edition. Pp (8),1-269,(3). 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. "In Curzon's view, Persia played a key in the security of the British Empioire. The end of the First Worid War saw Britain as the predominant power in Persia, as elsewhere in the Middle East. Curzon set out to ensure Britain's position by obtaining formal financial and military control over the country. At first it seemed that he could easily compel Persia to accept the British take-over, given the military occupation of the country... View more info

Broken Shore. First Canadian Edition in dustjacket.

By: LANOUX, Armand DAVENTRY, Alan, trans.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Clarke, Irwin, Toronto , 1965,:

Seller ID: 15772


LANOUX, Armand. The Broken Shore. Translated from the French by Alan Deventry. Toronto - Vancouver : Clarke, Irwin, & Company Limited, (1965). First Edition. Printed in the US. Pp (8),9-286,(2). 8vo, blue cloth spine, mustardpaper-covered boards, mauve lettering to spine. Armand Lanoux (b. October 24, 1913, Paris - d. March 23, 1983 Champs-sur-Marne). A translation of Quand la mer se retire published in 1963., winner of the Prix Goncourt for that year. "Winner of France's most important literary award, the Prix Goncourt, this beautifully written, perceptive novel of a soldier's return to h... View more info

Bruit d'eau.

By: SCHNEIDER, Jean-Claude

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Deyrolle Éditeur, Paris, 1993, ISBN:2908487276:

Seller ID: 79181


SCHNEIDER, Jean-Claude. Bruit d'eau. [Paris] : Deyrolle Éditeur, 1993. First Trade Edition. Pp (6),7-80,(8). 8 vo, off-white card covers, black and blue lettering, illustration to front covers. A book of poetry. Very good. Inscribed by the author to Canadian poet, Michael Bishop, with Prof. Bishop'smarginal markings throughout / Inscrit par l'auteur à le poète canadien, M ichael Bishop, avec les taches marginales du Prof. Bishop partout. 30.00 View more info

Bruits de Langues. Signed

By: NOEL, Bernard.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Talus d'approche, 1980, ISBN:2940055076:

Seller ID: 79902


NOEL, Bernard. Bruits de Langues. N.pl.: Talus d'approche, (1980). First Edition. Pp (10),1-44,(13). 8vo, off-white card covers, printed in brown. Limited to 700 copies. Bernard Noël is a French writer and poet, born in 1930. Some edgewear, else very good. Inscribed by the author to Canadian poet and scholar Michael Bishop, with his marginal markings and notes throughout. 50.00 View more info

Buck McNair : Canadian Spitfire Ace. The Story of Group Captain R W McNair Dso, DfC & Bars, Ld'H, CdG, RCAF. First Edition in dustjacket.

By: FRANKS, Norman. McNAIR, Buck.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Grub Street, London, 2001, ISBN:1902304748:

Seller ID: 42118


FRANKS, Norman. Buck McNair : Canadian Spitfire Ace. The Story of Group Captain R W McNair Dso, DfC & Bars, Ld'H, CdG, RCAF. London: Grub Street, (2001). First Printing. Pp. (5),vi-vii,(1),[1]-179,(1), + [16] p. of black and white plates. Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. "Robert 'Buck' McNair came from Nova Scotia, the second ofthree sons born of a mix of Scottish and German parents. As a young man he became interested in flight, and was lucky enough to be able to fly floatplanes off the Canadian lakes. When war came, he went through flight training in Canada, sai... View more info

Buffet - Mouly : Two Post-War Masters

By: BUFFET, Bernard MOULY, Marcel

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Opera Gallery, New York, 2005,:

Seller ID: 98746


BUFFET, Bernard and Marcel MOULY. Buffet - Mouly : Two Post-War Masters. (New York: Opera Gallery, October 2005). Pp. (40). Unpaginated. Illustrated in colour. Large 8vo, printed grey card covers with blank spine. A catalogueof an exhibition of the works of French post-war artists Bernard Buffet (1 928-1999) and Marcel Mouly (b. 1918). Very good. 40.00 View more info

Buffon's Natural History, Abridged. Incluiding the History of the Elements,the Earth, Mountains, Rivers, Seas, Winds, Whirlwinds, Waterspouts, Volcan oes, Earthquakes, Man, Quadrupeds, Birds, Fishes, Shell-Fish, Lizards, Serpents, Insects, Vegetables.

By: BUFFON, Georges-Louis Leclerc.

Price: $300.00

Publisher: J. Johnson &c., London, 1792,:

Seller ID: 111293


BUFFON, Georges-Louis Leclerc. Buffon's Natural History, Abridged. Incluiding the History of the Elements, the Earth, Mountains, Rivers, Seas, Winds, Whirlwinds, Waterspouts, Volcanoes, Earthquakes, Man, Quadrupeds, Birds, Fishes, Shell-Fish, Lizards, Serpents, Insects, Vegetables. Illustrated with great variety of copper plates, elegantly engraved. IN TWO VOLUMES. London:printed for J. Johnson, G.G. & J. Robinson, F. & C. Rivington, G. Kearsley , J. Walker, Ogilvy & Speare, Vernor & Hood, T.N. Longman, Lackington, Allen &Co., and Lees & Hurst, [ca. 1792]. I: Pp. (6),[iii]-xxxvii,(3),[1]-353,(... View more info

Building a House in New France : An Account of the Perplexities of Client and Craftsmen in Early Canada.

By: MOOGK, Peter N.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: McClelland and Stewart, Toronto, 1977, ISBN:0771054661:

Seller ID: 84920


MOOGK, Peter N. Building a House in New France : An Account of the Perplexities of Client and Craftsmen in Early Canada. (Toronto) : McClelland and Stewart, (1977). Pp [1]-144. Illustrated. Index. 8vo, white cloth, blue lettering to spine. Spadoni & Donnelly 2879, Tennyson, Cape Bretoniana 964 : "much on Louisbourg". "Building a House in New France is an unconventional account of early French Canada. It describes the social background of popular architecture and shows how the evolution of the Canadiens was mirrored in the houses they built. The story covers New France from Newfound... View more info

Building a House in New France : An Account of the Perplexities of Client and Craftsmen in Early Canada. in dj.

By: MOOGK, Peter N.

Price: $22.00

Publisher: McClelland and Stewart, Toronto, 1977, ISBN:0771054661:

Seller ID: 96151


MOOGK, Peter N. Building a House in New France : An Account of the Perplexities of Client and Craftsmen in Early Canada. (Toronto) : McClelland and Stewart, (1977). Pp [1]-144. Illustrated. Index. 8vo, white cloth, blue lettering to spine. Spadoni & Donnelly 2879, Tennyson, Cape Bretoniana 964 : "much on Louisbourg". "Building a House in New France is an unconventional account of early French Canada. It describes the social background of popular architecture and shows how the evolution of the Canadiens was mirrored in the houses they built. The story covers New France from Newfound... View more info

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Building New Brunswick : An Architectural History. First Edition

By: LEROUX, John LEAVITT, Robert M. SMITH, Stuart HUGHES, Gary

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Goose Lane, Fredericton, 2008, ISBN:9780864925046:

Seller ID: 79485


LEROUX, John. Building New Brunswick : An Architectural History. With essays by Robert M. Leavitt, Stuart Smith, Gary Hughes. (Fredericton, New Brunswick) : Goose Lane, (2008). First Printing. "Printed in May 2008 by FriesensPrinting, in Altona, Manitoba in a print run of 2,500 copies". Pp (8),9-31 0,(2). Double column. Profusely Illustrated throughout, mostly in colour. Index. Tall large 8vo, photo-illustrated cardcovers, French flaps. John Leroux (b. 1970, Fredericton). "New Brunswick's architecture has traditionally exhibited excellence in craftsmanship, faithfulness to material... View more info

Bulgarian Embroideries

By: Embroidery) D.M.C. Library

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Éditions Th. de Dillmont, 1956,:

Seller ID: 53948


(Embroidery). Bulgarian Embroideries. Mulhouse, France : Éditions Th. de Dillmont, n.d. [ca 1956] Pp. [36], unpaginated, including 16 colour plates ofdesigns. Oblong 8vo, stapled off-white illustrated card covers, black titl es to front. A booklet published by D.M.C., which specializes in cotton, flax and silk embroidery threads, with patterns for creating a number of attractive borders and trims. Small section missing from lower front corner, covers rubbed, small creases to spine, else very good. 40.00 View more info