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1700 Miles in Open Boats : The Story of the Loss of the S.S. Travessa in the Indian Ocean, and the Voyage of Her Boats to Safety. 2d ed.

By: FOSTER, Cecil, Master Mariner

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Martin Hopkinson, 1926,:

Seller ID: 34872


FOSTER, Cecil, Master Mariner. 1700 Miles in Open Boats : The Story of the Loss of the S.S. Travessa in the Indian Ocean, and the Voyage of Her Boats to Safety. L: Martin Hopkinson, (1926). Second Edition. Pp 177, frontis., 14 pages of plates, folding chart at rear. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering at spine. A precise account of the loss of the 5000 ton steamer Trevessa andof the consequent open boat voyage of her passengers and crew, based on a log kept by Foster, her Captain. Very slightly rubbed, owner's faint signature to top edge, owner's inkstamps, else vg. 100.00 View more info

1700 Miles in Open Boats: The Story of the Loss of the S.S. Travessa in theIndian Ocean, and the Voyage of Her Boats to Safety. 1st ed.

By: FOSTER, Cecil

Price: $80.00

Publisher: Martin Hopkinson, London, 1924,:

Seller ID: 38567


FOSTER, Cecil, Master Mariner. 1700 Miles in Open Boats : The Story of the Loss of the S.S. Travessa in the Indian Ocean, and the Voyage of Her Boats to Safety. L.: Martin Hopkinson, 1924. First Edition. Pp 173, frontis., [29] leaves plates, [2] leaves maps, folding chart at rear. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering at spine. A precise account of the loss of the 5000 ton steamer Trevessa and of the consequent open boat voyage of her passengers and crew, based on a log kept by Foster, her Captain. Slightly rubbed with very slight wear to extremities, edges specked, one plate loose, occasional spots... View more info

25 Years On 1924 - 1949. signed in dj

By: McLAURIN, Mary S. MATTHEWS, Mrs. Albert (intro.)

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Canadian Baptist Foreign Mission Board, Toronto, 1949,:

Seller ID: 47158


McLAURIN, Mary S. 25 Years On 1924 - 1949. With an introduction by Mrs. Albert Matthews. Toronto: Canadian Baptist Foreign Mission Board, [1949?]. First Edition. Pp. (5),4-126. Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth, silver lettering to front. "A factual history of the last 25 years of Canadian Baptist Missionary effort amongst the Telugus, Saoras and Oriyas on the east coast of India". - from the title-page and dj.Over 100 photos. Contents: The Devolutionof Authority to the Andhra Schools; The Political Situation, 1925-1950; Th e Fields; The Schools, Medical Work.. Fields: Akidu, Anakapalle, Av... View more info

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A Chronological History of Voyages into the Arctic Regions. Reprint in dustjacket.

By: BARROW, John LLOYD, Christopher (intro.)

Price: $80.00

Publisher: David & Charles Reprints, Newton Abbot, 1971, ISBN:0715349511: 1971

Seller ID: 28040

ISBN: 0715349511


BARROW, John. A Chronological History of Voyages into the Arctic Regions (1818) ; Undertaken chiefly for tthe purpose of discovering a North-East, North-West Passage or Polar Passage between the Atlantic and Pacific. A Reprint with a new Introduction by Christopher Lloyd. (Newton Abbot) : David & Charles Reprints, (1971). Pp. (i)-x, [4, including 1 folding map], (1)-379, (1)-48, [3]. 8vo, blue cloth with light blue cloth title panel to spine, with gilt lettering. Sir John Barrow, 1st Baronet, FRS, FRGS (b. June 19, 1764, Ulverston, Lancashire – d. November 23, 1848, London) ... View more info

A Comparative Dictionary of the Indo-Aryan Languages. First Edition in dustjacket.

By: TURNER, R.L. School of Oriental and African Studies series

Price: $300.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press, London, 1966,: 1966

Seller ID: 73982


TURNER, R.L. A Comparative Dictionary of the Indo-Aryan Languages. London : Oxford University Press, 1966. First Printing. Pp. [i]-xx,[1]-841,(3). Double column. Large 4to, green cloth with gilt lettering to spine. "Indo-aryan is the term applied to that branch of Indo-European languages which was brought into India by the Aryans and of which the oldest recorded form is to be found in the hymns of Rgveda. From this there developed on the one hand a literary medium, called Sanskrit, which has been the vehicle down almost to the present day of a vast literature; and on the other ... View more info

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A Leader of Light Horse : Life of Hodson of Hodson's Horse. First Edition

By: TROTTER, Lionel J., Captain HODSON, William)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: William Blackwood and Sons, Edinburgh, 1901,: 1901

Seller ID: 69796


TROTTER, Lionel J., Captain. A Leader of Light Horse : Life of Hodson of Hodson's Horse. Edinburgh : William Blackwood and Sons, 1901. First Edition. Pp. [i]-xii,[1]-396, + 2 folding maps. 8vo, red cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Captain Lionel James Trotter. A biography of William S. R. Hodson, one of the key participants in the Indian Mutiny in the 1850s, who served as the leader of the irregular light cavalry in that conflict. This biography sheds some positive light on the brief career of the otherwise controversial figure. Brevet Major William Steph... View more info

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A Stronger Climate: 9 Stories. First American Edition in dustjacket

By: JHABVALA, Ruth Prawer

Price: $35.00

Publisher: W. W. Norton and Company, Inc., New York, 1968,: 1968

Seller ID: 59324


JHABVALA, Ruth Prawer. A Stronger Climate : 9 Stories. New York : W. W. Norton & Company, Inc., (1968). First US Printing. Pp (14),11-214,(6). 8vo, purple cloth spine with navy blue paper-covered boards, gilt lettering to spine. Ruth Prawer Jhabvala, CBE (b. May 7, 1927, Cologne, Germany – d. April 3, 2013, New York City) was a German-born British and American novelist. A collection of nine short stories by the Indian author. "The nine stories in A Stronger Climate represent her second collection. Once again she proves her mastery as she probes ... View more info

Acadia Athenaeum. Volume. 60, No. 7, May, 1934

By: Acadia University) RHODENIZER, V. B.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: 1934,:

Seller ID: 111470


(Acadia University). The Acadia Athenaeum. Vol. LX, No. 7, May, 1934. Wolfville : Acadia University, 1934. Pp (8),9-81,(7). 8vo, cream card covers, lettered in blue and red. Contents : Poem—Douglas Angus '34; Easy Money—Berton E. Robinson; "My Vision of Canada" Reviewed by V. B. Rhodenizer; The Crow—Douglas Angus '34; Silverware—Douglas Angus '34; The Case for India—J. Harold Perry '34; The Newspaper's Account—Janet Cox '37; Marco Polo—Charlotte Coombs '36; Poppies—Margaret Le Bas '36; "The Following Freshmen"—Janet Cox'37; "On Such a Night"—Mary Gor... View more info

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Account of the Cruise of the St George on the North American and West Indian Station During the Years 1861-1862

By: DENNYS, N.B. Alfred, Prince

Price: $1,500.00

Publisher: Saunders, Otley, and Co., London, 1862,:

Seller ID: 43577


DENNYS, N.B. An Account of the Cruise of the St George on the North American and West Indian Station During the Years 1861-1862. London: Saunders, Otley, and Co., 1862. First Edition. Pp xi, 267, folding map frontispiece., one plate leaf (opposite p.95). 8vo, orig. half calf with raised bands and marbled boards. Sabin 19602, Hallett, Bermuda in Print (2nd. ed) p.69. Not inTPL or Lande. The author describes his impressions of the voyage on which H.R.H. Prince Alfred was a midshipman, visiting most of the West India islands with good cameo descriptions. The heart of the book consists of the auth... View more info

Account of the Interior of Ceylon and of its Inhabitants with Travels in that Island. reprint

By: DAVY, John GOONERATNE, Yasmine Ceylon Historical Journal, Vol. 16

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Tisara Prakasakayo Publishers, Dehiwala, Ceylon, 1969,:

Seller ID: 112121


DAVY, John. An Account of the Interior of Ceylon and of its Inhabitants with Travels in that Island. Complete and unabridged from the original editionof 1821. With an introduction by Yasmine Gooneratne. The Ceylon Historical Journal, Volume Sixteen. Dehiwala, Ceylon : Tisara Prakasakayo Publishers, (March 1969). Facsimile Reprint. 8vo, white card covers, spine lettered in black, front cover lettered in black and illustrated in red, in a matching dustjacket. Contents : Part I. An Account of the Interior of Ceylon, and o f its Inhabitants: 1. Name. Geographical outlines. Rocks. Minerals. Soils. ... View more info

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Across Coveted Lands or, A Journey from Flushing (Holland) to Calcutta, Overland. 1st US. 2 vols.

By: LANDOR, A. Henry Savage

Price: $400.00

Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1903,:

Seller ID: 30590


LANDOR, A. Henry Savage. Across Coveted Lands; or, A Journey from Flushing (Holland) to Calcutta, Overland. With 175 Illustrations, Diagrams, Plans and Maps by Author. In Two Volumes. N.Y.: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1903. First U.S. Edition. Pp. vii, 461; viii,459. Plates + 2 Fldg.Maps. 8vo, dec. redcloth, t.e.g. Spines sunned, else vg-fine. 400.00 View more info

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Across Coveted Lands or, A Journey from Flushing (Holland) to Calcutta, Overland. 1st UK. 2 vols.

By: LANDOR, A. Henry Savage.

Price: $800.00

Publisher: Macmillan, 1902,:

Seller ID: 30373


LANDOR, A. Henry Savage. Across Coveted Lands; or, A Journey from Flushing (Holland) to Calcutta, Overland. With 175 Illustrations, Diagrams, Plans and Maps by Author. In Two Volumes. L.: Macmillan and Co., Limited. 1902. First Edition. Pp. vii, 461; viii,459. Plates + 2 Fldg.Maps. 8vo, red cloth. Spines lightly sunned, spine of Vol.I spotted, foxing to edges, else vg. 800.00 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

Advances in the Study of Societal Multilingualism.

By: FISHMAN, Joshua A. (ed.). MEISEL, John de VRIES, John SCOTTON, Carol Myers

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Mouton Publishers, The Hague / Paris / New York , 1978, ISBN:9027977429:

Seller ID: 98303


FISHMAN, Joshua A. (ed.). Advances in the Study of Societal Multilingualism. The Hague / Paris / New York : Mouton Publishers, (1978). Student Edition. Pp [i]-xiii,(3),1-842,(2). Illustrated. Maps. Index. 8vo, red card covers. Contents : Part One: Language Contact. 1. Bilingualism, Language Contact,and Immigrant Languages in the United States. A Research Report, 1956-1970 (by Einar Haugen). 2. Some (German-English) Language Contact Phenomena at the Discourse Level (by Michael G. Clyne). 3. Triglossia and Swahili-English Bilingualism in Tanzania (by M. H. Abdulaziz Mkilifi). Part Two: LanguageM... View more info

Adventures of a Naval Paymaster.

By: MARTIN, W.E.R., Paymaster Rear-Admiral.

Price: $120.00

Publisher: Herbert Jenkins Limited, London , 1924,:

Seller ID: 90000


MARTIN, W.E.R., Paymaster Rear-Admiral. The Adventures of a Naval Paymaster. London : Herbert Jenkins Limited, MCMXXIV [1924]. Pp (4),vii-ix,(5),[1]-306, portrait frontis + 15 leaves of plates. 8vo, green cloth, lettered in black. Contents : 1. Early Days (1867-1889). 2. My First Experiences as Assistant Paymaster (1889-1898). 3. The German Emperor and Other Royalties (1898-1899). 4. Comedy and Tragedy in the West Indies (1899-1903). 5. Some Indian Experiences (1903-1908). 6. Of Snakes and Ships and Sealing-Wax (1908-1914). 7. The Great War – and After (1914-1922). Slightly cocked, cloth rub... View more info

Aesthetics and Philosophy of Art

By: FLOISTAD, Guttorm, ed. Contemporary Philosophy, volume 9

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Springer, Berlin, 2007, ISBN:9781402050688:

Seller ID: 75352


FLØISTAD, Guttorm, ed. Aesthetics and Philosophy of Art . Edited by GuttormFløistad. (Berlin): Springer, (2007). Pp. [i]-viii,1-413,(3). 8vo, printed red card covered boards. Contemporary Philosophy: A New Survey, volume 9. Contents: 1. Masahiro Hamashita's "Extended meanings of aesthetics and the ethical moment"; 2. D.P. Chattopadhyaya's "Ancient and medieval concepts and theories of art in India"; 3. Anand Amaladass's "Aesthetics and religion from the Indian perspective"; 4. Jean-Godefroy Bidima's "L'esthétique des arts négro-africains: pluralité et historici... View more info

Afghanistan, Non-Alignment and the Superpowers. First Edition in dustjacket.

By: WAKMAN, Mohammad Amin.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Sangam Books, London, 1987, ISBN:0861321634:

Seller ID: 115347


WAKMAN, Mohammad Amin. Afghanistan, Non-Alignment and the Superpowers. (London) : Sangam Books, (1987). By arrangement with Radiant Publishers, New Delhi. Printed in India. Pp. (8),[ix]-xiv,[1]-169,(3). 8vo, brown cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Mohammad Amin Wakman, b. November 1, 1939, was Secretary General of the Afghan Social Democratic Party (Afghan Millat Party) at the time of publication (and is their current leader). "This study discusses Afghanistan's foreign policy against the background of Anglo-Russian rivalry in the region prior to the Second World War and Super Power comp... View more info

Afterlife of George Cartwright. First Edition., Signed

By: STEFFLER, John CARTWRIGHT, George

Price: $30.00

Publisher: McClelland & Stewart, 1992,:

Seller ID: 3460


STEFFLER, John. The Afterlife of George Cartwright. A Novel. (Toronto) : McClelland & Stewart Inc., (1992). First Edition. Pp (8),1-296. 8vo, art-illustrated trade paperback, with French flaps. See ENL V:301 for Steffler (b. November 13, 1947, Toronto, Ontario). "The Afterlife of George Cartwright, John Steffler's stunning debut novel, transforms the real life of an 18th-century gentlemanadventurer into a fictional journey that scales the heightsof exotic adventure - from England, to India, to Frederick the Great's Pru ssia - and eventually to Labrador." - from the cover flap. In March... View more info

Aging and the Aged in the Third World : Part I and Part II

By: SOKOLOVSKY, Jay (ed.). GLASCOCK, Anthony P. SANKAR, Andrea

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Dept. of Anthropology, College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, VA , 1982,:

Seller ID: 78782


SOKOLOVSKY, Jay (ed.). Aging and the Aged in the Third World : Part I. Studies in Third World Societies, Publication Number Twenty-Two. Williamsburg, VA : Dept. of Anthropology, College of William and Mary, (December 1982). Pp i-iv,1-174,(2). 8vo, tan card covers. Contents : Jay Sokolovsky - "Introduction, Perspectives On Aging In The Third World"; Marea Teski - "What Can the Industrial World Teach The Third World About Aging?"; Anthony P. Glascock - "Decrepitude And Death-Hastening: The Nature Of Old Age In Third WorldSocieties"; Robert J. Maxwell, Philip Silverman, an... View more info

Agriculture, Trade and Food Security : Issues and Options in the WTO Negotiations from the Perspective of Developing Countries. Report and papers of an FAO Symposium held at Geneva on 23-24 September 1999. Vol. I [and] Vol. II : Country case studies

By: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations)

Price: $70.00

Publisher: Commodities and Trade Division, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, Rome, 2000,:

Seller ID: 111224


(Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations). Agriculture, Trade and Food Security : Issues and Options in the WTO Negotiations from the Perspective of Developing Countries. Report and papers of an FAO Symposium held at Geneva on 23-24 September 1999. Vol. I [and] Vol. II : Country casestudies. Rome : Commodities and Trade Division, Food and Agriculture Organ ization of the United Nations, 2000. Pp (2),iii-x,(2),1-174; (2),iii-viii,(2),3-350,(2). 8vo, green card covers, lettered in black. Contents : Vol. I.Part One - Report of the Symposium. 1. Introduction. 2. Agriculture, Trade ... View more info