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Actes du Deuxième Colloque de Marseille (28-29-30 janvier 1972) : Etat present de quelques travaux concernant le XVIIe siècle : 1. Racine. 2. Le livre, documents d'archives. 3. Histoire sociale et économique. 4. Mentalités religieuses

By: Deuxième Colloque de Marseilles) RACINE, Jean C.M.R. 17

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Centre Régional de Recherche et de Documentation Pédagogiques, Marseille, 1973,:

Seller ID: 99827


Deuxième Colloque de Marseilles). Actes du Deuxième Colloque de Marseille (28-29-30 janvier 1972) : Etat present de quelques travaux concernant le XVIIe siècle : 1. Racine. 2. Le livre, documents d'archives. 3. Histoire sociale et économique. 4. Mentalités religieuses. C.M.R. 17 (Centre Méridional de Rencontres sur le XVIIe siècle). Marseille : Centre Régional de Rechercheet de Documentation Pédagogiques, 1973. Pp (4),3-192. 8vo, illustrated whi te card covers. Contents : Première Partie - Racine : Raymond Picard's "Avant-Propos"; Jacques Morel's "Racine en 1972 : La nouv... View more info

Adel Abdessemed : Je suis innocent

By: ABDESSEMED, Adel) MICHAUD, Philippe-Alain

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Steidl / Centre Pompidou, Gottingen, Germany / Paris, 2012, ISBN:9783869305417:

Seller ID: 101439


(ABDESSEMED, Adel). Adel Abdessemed : Je suis innocent. Organized by Philippe-Alain Michaud. Published on the occasion of the exhibition presented at the Centre Pompidou, Galerie Sud, from October 3, 2012 to January 7, 2013. from October 3, 2012 to January 7, 2013. (Gottingen, Germany) : Steidl / (Paris) : Centre Pompidou, (2012). First Edition. Pp (6),7-247,(1). Illustrated. 4to, illustrated white paper covered boards, black lettering to front board and spine. Adel Abdessemed, (born 1971 in Constantine, Algeria) is a conceptual artist who lives and works in Paris, France. Contents : Alfred Va... View more info

Adele - La Miserable : Das Leben der Tochter von Victor Hugo. German edition in dustjacket.

By: DOW, Leslie Smith. HUGO, Adele.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Knesebeck, Munchen, 1997, ISBN:3896600001:

Seller ID: 107424


DOW, Leslie Smith. Adele - La Miserable : Das Leben der Tochter von Victor Hugo. (München): Knesebeck, (1997). First thus printing. Pp. (10),[11]-[234],(6). 8vo, cream paper covered boards, purple lettering to spine. Text in German. Originally published by Goose Lane Editions in 1993. "Als Victor Hugo 1885 starb, überlebte ihn aus seiner Familie allein eine unbekannte Tochter mit Namen Adèle. Die Öffentlichkeit war schockiert über die Nachricht, daß sie in einer Irrenanstalt für Damen der besseren Gesellschaft von Parisinterniert war, wo sie erst 1915 in hohem Alter sterben sollte. ... View more info

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Adele Hugo - La Miserable. First Edition, Paperback.

By: DOW, Leslie Smith HUGO, Adele

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Goose Lane, Fredericton, 1993, ISBN:0864921683:

Seller ID: 68113


DOW, Leslie Smith. Adèle Hugo - La Misérable. (Fredericton, New Brunswick) : Goose Lane, (1993). First Printing. [Number line down to 2 is indicative of a first printing]. Pp (8),ix-xxi,22-194,(2). Illustrated. 8vo, map-illustrated blue and cream cardcovers. "When Victor Hugo died in 1885, the worldwas shocked to discover that he had a lone survivor: his daughter Adèle, i ncarcerated in an asylum for insane gentlewomen. Adèle Hugo was an accomplished, intelligent, and ambitious young woman whose potential shrank with every year she spent under her tyrannical father's roof. At thirty-th... View more info

Admiral Byng and the Loss of Minorca. First Edition

By: TUNSTALL, Brian BYNG, John, Admiral)

Price: $80.00

Publisher: Philip Allan & Co., London, 1928,:

Seller ID: 56033


TUNSTALL, Brian. Admiral Byng and the Loss of Minorca. London : Philip Allan & Co. Ltd., (1928). First Edition. Pp. (4),v-x,1-293,(1), portrait frontispiece., + 11 leaves of plates. 8vo, blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. The story of Byng's loss of the island of Minorca to France during the Seven Years' War, and his eventual execution. Byng was the governor of Newfoundland in the 1740s. "Admiral Byng has had to wait a long time for his vindication. Although he lingers in the memory of most of us as the unlucky Admiral who was shot, in the words of Voltaire, 'to encourage the others,... View more info

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Admiral Lord Anson : The Story of Anson's Voyage and Vaval events of His Day. First Edition in dustjacket

By: ANSON, George). PACK, S.W.C. PACK, S.W.C.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Cassell, 1960,: 1960

Seller ID: 19912


(ANSON, George). PACK, Captain S.W.C. Admiral Lord Anson : The Story of Anson's Voyage and Naval Events of His Day. London : Cassell, (1960). First Printing. Pp. (6),vii-xvii,(1),1-[262], + b&w portrait frontispiece, + 16 pages of b&w plates. With several maps in the text. 8vo (150 x 220 mm), blue cloth, with gilt lettering to spine. NMM II:249. Admiral George Anson (b. April 23, 1697, Staffordshire - d. June 6, 1762, Moor Park, Hertfordshire). Captain Stanley Walter Croucher Pack, R.N., C.B.E., MSc., ADC (1904–1977). "The career... View more info

Adoption of Inoculation for Smallpox in England and France. in dustjacket

By: MILLER, Genevieve

Price: $160.00

Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press, Philadelphia, 1957,:

Seller ID: 110264


MILLER, Genevieve. Adoption of Inoculation for Smallpox in England and France. Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, (1957). Pp (12),[17]-355,(1), frontispiece + 8 pp plates. Index. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt letering to spine. Garrison & Morton, Medical Bibliography (5th edition) 5436.1. Contents : 1. Introduction. 2. The New Scourge: Smallpox. 3. An Eastern Innovation. 4. Royal Patronage: Inoculation in England, 1721-1722. 5. Reaction andControversy, 1722-1729. 6. The New Art of Preventing Distempers. England: 1730-1755. 7. The Fate of Inoculation on the Continent. 8. The Adoption of I... View more info

Adrift Among Geniuses : Robert McAlmon, Writer and Publisher of the Twenties. First Edition in dustjacket

By: SMOLLER, Sanford J. McALMON, Robert).

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Pennsylvania State University Press, University Park and London, 1975, ISBN:0271011734:

Seller ID: 106285


SMOLLER, Sanford J. Adrift Among Geniuses : Robert McAlmon, Writer and Publisher of the Twenties. University Park and London : The Pennsylvania State University Press, (1975). First Edition. Pp (14),[1]-389,(3). Illustrated. Index. 8vo, black cloth, silver lettering to spine. "The Kansas-born son ofa Presbyterian minister, Robert Menzies McAlmon became a central figure of the Lost Generation. After marrying the English poet and novelist Bryher, McAlmon expatriated to Paris, where his friendship with Joyce, Stein, Hemingway, and other young Left Bank writers led him to begin publishing Cont... View more info

Advances in Aquaculture : Papers presented at the FAO Technical Conference on Aquaculture, Kyoto, Japan, 26 May - 2 June 1976

By: PILLAY, T. V. R., and Wm. A. DILL (eds.) DILL, Wm. A. FARWELL, M. K. PORTER, T. R.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Fishing News Books Ltd,, Farnham, Surrey, England, 1979, ISBN:0852380925:

Seller ID: 115031


PILLAY, T. V. R., and Wm. A. DILL (eds.). Advances in Aquaculture : Papers presented at the FAO Technical Conference on Aquaculture, Kyoto, Japan, 26 May - 2 June 1976. Farnham, Surrey, England : Published by arrangement withthe Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, by Fishing Ne ws Books Ltd, (1979). First Edition. Pp (4),v-xviii,1-653,(1). Illustrated.Figures. Tables. Double Column. 4to, green cloth, gilt lettering and decor ation to front board and spine. ADDITIONAL SHIPPING CHARGES WILL BE REQUIRED FOR ORDERS OUTSIDE CANADA DUE TO ITS WEIGHT. Very good. 125.00 Contents :... View more info

Adventurers All. : Tales of Forgotten Heroes in New France. First Edition, Signed.

By: WILSON, Clifford Parnell SCOTT, A. Sherriff.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Macmillan, Toronto, 1933,:

Seller ID: 42950


WILSON, Clifford Parnell. Adventurers All : Tales of Forgotten Heroes in New France. With Nine Illustrations by A. Sherriff Scott. Toronto : The Macmillan Co. of Canada Ltd., 1933. First Edition. Pp 244. 8vo, red cloth. Clifford Parnell 'Cliff' Wilson (b. April 8, 1902, Repton, Derbyshire, England -d. October 28, 1977, Essondale, British Columbia) came to Canada in 1913, was assistant director of the National Museum of Canada. Rhodenizer p. 690;Watters p. 419, Bibliography of Macmillan of Canada Imprints 556. Fictiona lized episodes in early Canadian history for younger readers, including an a... View more info

Adventuring through France. ex lib in dj

By: SEAL, Gabriel

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Macmillan, 1964,:

Seller ID: 23934


SEAL, Gabriel. Adventuring through France. L.: Macmillan, 1964. Pp 183. 8vo, blue cloth. A novel for boys. "To voyage down the waterways of France to the Mediterranean Sea is a traveller's dream. But this dream became a reality for two schoolboys - Mark and his French friend, Pierre - when they madetheir own canoe in the school woodwork room, and set out alone on the cros s-channel steamer, armed with maps, camping equipment - and a boundless enthusiasm. As soon as the canoe was launched in Le Havre estuary, the true atmosphere of France surrounded the boys." - dj. Ex library with stam... View more info

Adversaries : America, Russia and the Open World 1941-62. Firs Editon in dustjacket

By: BALFOUR, Michael

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Routledge & Kegan Paul, London, Boston and Henley, 1981, ISBN:071000687X:

Seller ID: 113426


BALFOUR, Michael. The Adversaries : America, Russia and the Open World 1941-62. London, Boston and Henley : Routledge & Kegan Paul, (1981). First Edition. Pp (6),vii-xv,(1),1-259,(1). Index. 8vo, red cloth, gilt lettering to spine. "The AtJantic Charter of 1941 constituted the West's blue-print for post-war society. Accordingly it is here that Michael Balfour begins his account of how America and Russia developed as the rival super-powers' in that society. By 1962 the American concept of an Open World had brought a widedegree of political and economic freedom to half the globe, together wi... View more info

Aesthetics and Psychology. First Edition.

By: MAURON, Charles FRY, Roger, trans. JOHN, Katherine, trans.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Hogarth Press, London, 1935,:

Seller ID: 99848


MAURON, Charles. Aesthetics and Psychology. Translated from the French by Roger Fry and Katherine John. London: published by Leonard and Virginia Woolf at the Hogarth Press, 1935. First Printing. Pp. (4),5-110,(2). Small 8vo,orange cloth with gilt titles to spine. Contents: 1. Aesthetics a Branch o f Psychology; 2. The Role of the Amateurs; 3. Roger Fry and the Psychoanalysts; 4. The Psychological Boundaries of Art; 5. The Aesthetic Attitude; 6. Consequences of the Aesthetic Attitude; 7. The Pleasures of Sensibility; 8.Expressive Art; 9. The Pleasures of Organization; 10. Conclusion. Faint da ... View more info

Affair of Chances. A Submariner's Odyssey 1939-44

By: McGEOCH, Ian

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Imperial War Museum, London, 1991,:

Seller ID: 83150


McGEOCH, Ian. An Affair of Chances. A Submariner's Odyssey 1939-44. London:Imperial War Museum, London, (1991). Pp (4),5-221,(3), including portrait frontispiece. Some photo-illustraions in the text. Large 8vo, blue cloth. With foreword by Admiralof the Fleet, Lord Lewin. "On 21 April 1943 HM Submarine Splendid was patrolling off the Bay of Naples. In five previous patrols, operating against ships taking vital supplies from Italy to the Axis armies in Tunisia, she had sunk a destroyer and more merchant tonnage than anyother Allied submarine during the same period. But her luck was about to... View more info

Affrontements Mystiques

By: LUBAC, Henri di

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Temoignage Chretien, Paris, 1950,:

Seller ID: 100309


LUBAC, Henri di. Affrontements Mystiques. Paris: Éditions du Témognage Chrétien, (1950). Pp. (6),[7]-213,(7). 8vo, printed white wraps with red titlesto front and spine. Henri de Lubac, b. Feb 20 1896, d. Sep 4 1991, was amo ng the most influential Catholic theologians of the twentieth century. Contents: 1. La recherche d'un homme nouveau; 2. Un nouveau front religieux; 3.Nietzsche mystique; 4. La lumière du Christ. Text in French. Previous owne r's name inked to front cover, light rubbing to covers, else very good. 30.00 View more info

Afloat in Europe. in dj

By: MARRINER, John

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Adlard Coles, 1967,:

Seller ID: 54218


MARRINER, John. Afloat in Europe. (L.): Adlard Coles, (1967). Pp 172. Illustrated with numerous maps to text + [16] pp of plates. 8vo, grey cloth. Toy1252. Well known travel author, John Marriner, describes his cruises throu gh Europe and Asia Minor by motor yacht. This book would be of interest to the armchair traveler or the novice sailor wanting to pick up practical information for cruising. Upper board slightly bowed, bumping to top corners, foxing to early pages and fore-edge, previous owner's inscription to ffep, ow vg in somewhat soiled dj. 20.00 View more info

African Fever : A Study of British Science, Technology, and Politics in West Africa, 1787-1864.. First Edition in dustjacket

By: CARLSON, Dennis G. TAYLOR, Carl E., foreword STNSELL, Susette Sites

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Science History Publications, U.S.A., Canton, MA, 1984, ISBN:0882021966:

Seller ID: 110247


CARLSON, Dennis G. African Fever : A Study of British Science, Technology, and Politics in West Africa, 1787-1864. Foreword by Carl E. Taylor. Illustrations by Susette Sites Stansell. (Canton, MA) : Science History Publications, U.S.A., (1984). First Edition. Pp (12),[xiii]-xviii,(2),[1]-108. Illustrated. Maps. Index. 8vo, green cloth, gile lettering to spine. "Few periodsin the history of medicine have demonstrated the combination of adventure, glamour, and hardship to be found in records of the pioneers of tropical m edicine during the Age of European Imperial Expansion. Physicians, stat... View more info

After Moruroa : France in the South Pacific. First Edition

By: MACLELLAN, Nic CHESNEAUX, Jean

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Ocean Press, Melbourne, 1998, ISBN:1876175052: 1998

Seller ID: 102089

ISBN: 1876175052


MACLELLAN, Nic and Jean CHESNEAUX. After Moruroa : France in the South Pacific. Melbourne & New York : Ocean Press, (1998). First Printing. Pp (8),[1]-279,(1). With some maps in the text. 8vo (137 x 215 mm), art-illustrated cardcovers, with blue, black & grey lettering to pink spine. "After Moruroa looks at the history of French colonialism in the Pacific - from the French Revolution to the Matignon Accords in New Caledonia and the end of nuclear testing at Moruroa and Fangataufa atolls. What is the future for Frances Pacific colonies? As France integrates... View more info

Aftermath : Travels in a Post-War World.. First Edition in dustjacket

By: MOWAT, Farley

Price: $17.00

Publisher: Key Porter, Toronto, 1995, ISBN:1550137166:

Seller ID: 38003


MOWAT, Farley. Aftermath : Travels in a Post-War World. (Toronto) : Key Porter Books, (1995). First Printing. Pp (8),ix-xii,1-239,(5). 8vo, black cloth, gilt lettering to spine, map endpapers. Farley McGill Mowat, OC (b. May 12, 1921, Belleville, Ontario – d. May 6, 2014, Cobourg, Ontario) . "In thespring of 1953, Farley Mowat returned to Europe to retrace his wartime foo tsteps and search for peace. He returned to England and France - countries that less that a decade previously had been made weary under the weight of war. He returned to the nightmarish battlefields of Italy that had se... View more info

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Age of Heroes : A Boy, a Prince and the 1797 Wreck of La Tribune. First Edition

By: DICKIE, John R.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Pottersfield Press, Lawrencetown Beach, N.S., 2009, ISBN:9781897426111:

Seller ID: 87713


DICKIE, John R. Age of Heroes : A Boy, a Prince and the 1797 Wreck of La Tribune. Lawrencetown Beach, Nova Scotia, Canada : Pottersfield Press, (2009). First Edition. Pp (6),7-240. With a few b&w photos in the text, 2 charts,a reproduction of an 1801 aquatint and a diagram of a 34-gun British friga te. 8vo, art-illustrated dark brown cardcovers, with white & red lettering to spine. John R. Dickie (b. 1962, Nova Scotia). "Age of Heroes documents one of Nova Scotia's greatest sea tales. It comes from the golden age of fighting sail, the so called "age of heroes" which has long drawn ... View more info