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Assault from the Sea. First Edition in dustjacket

By: MAUND, L.E.H.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Methuen, London, 1949,:

Seller ID: 28438


MAUND, L.E.H., Rear-Admiral, c.b.e., (Retired). Assault from the Sea. London : Methuen, (1949). First Edition. Pp (4),[v]-xiv,(2),[1]-311,(1) + frontispiece + 38 p of plates. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Map end-papers. Law 0464. Chapters : 1. Combined Operations between the Wars; 2. Narvik Operation; 3. The Directorate of Combined Operations, June 1940 to 1941; 4. Years of Production 1941-3; 5. The Men Who Sailed to the Assault; 6. Training during 1940-2; 7. Lessons from Operations 1941-4; 8. Protection ofOur Expeditions Crossing the Sea; 9. Protection of Our Expeditions against ... View more info

At Empire's Edge : Exploring Rome's Egyptian Frontier. First Edition in dustjacket

By: JACKSON, Robert B.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Yale University Press, New Haven and London, 2002, ISBN:0300088566:

Seller ID: 115429


JACKSON, Robert B. At Empire's Edge : Exploring Rome's Egyptian Frontier. New Haven and London : Yale University Press, 2002. First Printing. Pp (6),vii-xxv,(1),1-350,(8). With many b&w photos and other illustrations in the text. 8vo, black paper-covered boards, gilt lettering to spine. Robert B. Jackson (b. 1961). "When Egypt became a province of the Roman Empire in 30 B.C. after the deaths of Antony and Cleopatra, its vast and mysterious frontier lands had an important impact on the commerce, politics, and culture of the empire. This engrossing book part history and part gazetteer focuse... View more info

Atlantic Monthly. Volume 192, Number 4, October 1953 with India Supplement

By: GRAVES, Robert

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Atlantic Monthly, Concord, N.H., 1953,:

Seller ID: 85057


(GRAVES, Robert; and India Supplement). The Atlantic Monthly. Volume 192, Number 4, October 1953. Concord, N.H.: The Atlantic Monthly, 1953. Pp [1]-171,(1). Double Column. 4to, illustrated orange wrappers. Includes “What Happened to Atlantis” by Robert Graves (pp 71-74, Higginson & Williams, Robert Graves: A Bibliography C419); plus a 64-page supplement on “India Today”; and much more. A few leaves were poorly trimmed, else very good. 15.00 View more info

Authentic Lie

By: NAMJOSHI, Suniti Fiddlehead Poetry Books, 311)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Fiddlehead Poetry Books, Fredericton, NB, 1982, ISBN:0864920105:

Seller ID: 60314


NAMJOSHI, Suniti. The Authentic Lie . (Fredericton, NB: Fiddlehead Poetry Books, 1982). Pp. (10),11-70,(2). 8vo, illustrated white card covers with black lettering to front and spine. Fiddlehead Poetry Books, number 311. A collection of poems by the Bombay born, Toronto-residing poet. Includes the following poems: "Discourses With the Dead" (pp. 11-40); "The Assassins" (pp. 41-60): "Exercise", "Graven Images", "Dirge", "In one's dreams", "Three Steps", "Logic of the Ant-Trap", "Lady Flora", "Minimal Murder", "M... View more info

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Autobiography : The Story of the Lord's Dealings with Mrs. Amanda Smith, The Colored Evangelist, Containing an Account of Her Life Work of Faith, and Her Travels in America, England, Ireland, Scotland, India and Africa, as anIndependent Missionary

By: SMITH, Amanda THOBURN, Bishop, of India, intro.

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Meyer & Brother, Publishers, Chicago, 1893,:

Seller ID: 96915


SMITH, Amanda. An Autobiography : The Story of the Lord's Dealings with Mrs. Amanda Smith, The Colored Evangelist, Containing an Account of Her Life Work of Faith, and Her Travels in America, England, Ireland, Scotland, Indiaand Africa, as an Independent Missionary. With an introduction by Bishop T hoburn, of India. Chicago: Meyer & Brother, Publishers, 108 Washington Street, 1893. Pp. (4),[iii]-xvi,17-506,(2), port. frontis., +25 leaves of blackand white plates. Illustrated. 8vo, maroon cloth with gilt portrait decora tion to front board, gilt lettering to spine. Spine reads: "Amanda Smit... View more info

Awake when all the world is asleep. 1st pr.

By: GHATAGE, Shree

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Anansi, 1997,:

Seller ID: 22418


GHATAGE, Shree. Awake when all the world is asleep : stories. (Concord, Ont.) : Anansi, (1997). First Printing. Pp (12),3-165,(1). 8vo, French wraps. "Shree Ghatage was born in Bombay, India, and now lives in St.John's, Newfoundland. She has won three awards in the Newfoundland and Labrador Arts andLetters Competition." - from the rear flap. Fine. 10.00 View more info

Awakening of Intelligence. First American Edition in dustjacket

By: KRISHNAMURTI, J.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Harper & Row, Publishers, New York, Evanston, San Francisco, London, 1973, ISBN:0060647914:

Seller ID: 106787


KRISHNAMURTI, J. The Awakening of Intelligence. New York, Evanston, San Francisco, London : Harper & Row, Publishers, (1973). First U.S. Printing. Pp (6),[7]-538,(6). 8vo, pale grey cloth, black and maroon lettering to spine."A comprehensive record of Krishnamurti's teaching over the past seven yea rs, The Awakening of Intelligence is wider in scope and more broadly ranging than his previous, more concentrated works. The present volume contains taped recordings of Krishnamurti's talks, discussions, and private conversations conducted since 1967 in this country, Europe, and India. Here Kris... View more info

Babyland

By: AMENT, Miss G.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Zenana Bible and Medical Mission, 0,:

Seller ID: 43728


AMENT, Miss G. Babyland. Toronto: Zenana Bible and Medical Mission, n.d. Pp. [9], 10-35 with [7] leaves of plates. Small 8vo, ill. card covers, french flaps. A Canadian issue of a UK publication. Vg. 25.00 View more info

Baldwin and the Conservative Party : The Crisis of 1929-1931. First Edition in dustjacket.

By: BALDWIN, Stanley). BELL, Stuart.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Yale University Press, New Haven and London, 1988, ISBN:0300039611:

Seller ID: 115368


(BALDWIN, Stanley). BELL, Stuart. Baldwin and the Conservative Party : The Crisis of 1929-1931. New Haven and London : Yale University Press, 1988. First Printing. Pp. (6),vii-xix,(1),1-266,(2). 8vo, black cloth with gilt lettering to spine. "The Conservative Party was the dominant political force in Britain between the two world wars. This book examines one of the most serious crises in its history. Whilst in opposition during the second Labour government (1929-1931) accumulated tensions within the Conservative Party erupted into the open. Defeat at the polls, disputes over key areas of d... View more info

Banking in the British Commonwealth. in dj

By: SAYERS, R. S.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Clarendon Press, 1952,:

Seller ID: 49784


SAYERS, R. S. Banking in the British Commonwealth. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1952. Pp. 486. 8vo, navy cloth. Previous owner's name inked to ffep, else vg in edgeworn, price-clipped dj. 50.00 View more info

Baptists of the Maritime Provinces 1753-1946. in dj

By: LEVY, George Edward LONGLEY, Ronald S., foreword]

Price: $70.00

Publisher: Barnes-Hopkins Limited, Printers & Publishers, Saint John, 1946,:

Seller ID: 27378


LEVY, George Edward. The Baptists of the Maritime Provinces 1753-1946. [Foreword by Ronald S. Longley]. (St.John, N.B.: Barnes-Hopkins Limited, Printers & Publishers, 1946). Pp xii,336 + port.frontis.+ 13 leaves of plates. 8vo, cloth. Griffin-Allwood, et al., Baptists in Canada 70, Watters p.805, Rhodenizer p.345. Contents: 1. The New England Background; 2. In the Days of Henry Alline; 3. The First of the Fathers and Churches; 4. Organization of the Association; 5. Broadening Horizons of the New Century; 6. The New Epoch: i. The Founding of the Educational Institutions; 7. The New Epoch: ii. F... View more info

Baptists of the Maritime Provinces 1753-1946. signed in dj

By: LEVY, George Edward LONGLEY, Ronald S., foreword]

Price: $80.00

Publisher: Barnes-Hopkins Limited, Printers & Publishers, Saint John, 1946,:

Seller ID: 92523


LEVY, George Edward. The Baptists of the Maritime Provinces 1753-1946. [Foreword by Ronald S. Longley]. (St.John, N.B.: Barnes-Hopkins Limited, Printers & Publishers, 1946). Pp xii,336 + port.frontis.+ 13 leaves of plates. 8vo, cloth. Griffin-Allwood, et al., Baptists in Canada 70, Watters p.805, Rhodenizer p.345. Contents: 1. The New England Background; 2. In the Days of Henry Alline; 3. The First of the Fathers and Churches; 4. Organization of the Association; 5. Broadening Horizons of the New Century; 6. The New Epoch: i. The Founding of the Educational Institutions; 7. The New Epoch: ii. F... View more info

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Barrack-Room Ballads and other verses. First English Edition.

By: KIPLING, Rudyard.

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Methuen and Co., London, 1892,:

Seller ID: 107693


KIPLING, Rudyard. Barrack-Room Ballads and other verses. London: Methuen and Co., 18 Bury Street, 1892. (Printed by T. and A. Constable, Printers to Her Majesty, at the Edinburgh University Press, as per final leaf). First Edition. Pp. (10),[ix]-xix,(1),[1]-208,(16) of ads at rear. 8vo, red cloth with gilt lettering to spine, top edge gilt, bottom and fore-edges untrimmed. 8vo, red cloth with gilt lettering to spine, top edge gilt, bottom and fore-edges untrimmed. David Alan Richards, Rudyard Kipling: A Bibliography A69, Stewart, Rudyard Kipling: A Bibliographical Catalog... View more info

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Basic Education in India, Its Origins and Development. in dj, lt ed signed

By: VARMA, Eileen

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Nagari Prakashan Private Ltd., 1962,:

Seller ID: 44302


VARMA, Eileen. Basic Education in India, Its Origins and Development. Patna: Nagari Prakashan Private Ltd., (1962). First Limited Edition. Pp. 240. frontis and (1) plate. 8vo, pressed black cloth. An edition limited to 500 copies, of which this is number 63. Some small white specks to front board, else vg in worn, chipped dj. Author's signed gift inscription on ffep. 60.00 View more info

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Before the Mast in the Clippers : Composed in Large Part of the Diaries of Charles A. Abbey kept while at Sea in the Years 1856 to 1860. . limited edition

By: GOSNELL, Harpur Allen ABBEY, Charles A.

Price: $350.00

Publisher: Derrydale Press, New York, 1937,:

Seller ID: 38735


GOSNELL, Harpur Allen. Before the Mast in the Clippers : Composed in Large Part of the Diaries of Charles A. Abbey kept while at Sea in the Years 1856to 1860. New York : Derrydale Press, (1937). Pp 283, frontispiece, [20] le aves plates and charts (some folding). 8vo, red spine with brown boards. Number 180 of an edition limited to 950 copies. Siegel, et al., The DerrydalePress : A Bibliography 111. Journal entries recounting the experiences of an American merchant seaman during the heyday of merchant sail. While his style is appropriately spare, he manages to convey a clear sense of the quoti... View more info

Beyond Biofeedback. 2nd pr in dj. signed

By: GREEN, Elmer and Alyce GREEN, Alyce MURPHY, Gardner (foreword)

Price: $90.00

Publisher: Delacorte Press / Seymour Lawrence, San Francisco, 1977, ISBN:0440005833:

Seller ID: 54910


GREEN, Elmer and Alyce. Beyond Biofeedback : Pioneering research that explores the mind's power to control the body and its unconscious functions, the emotions, and states of consciousness. ; foreword by Gardner ad Lois Murphy. (San Francisco): Delacorte Press / Seymour Lawrence, (1977). Second Printing. Pp. 369. 8vo, tan cloth. Contents: I) Introduction ; II) Roots and Sources ; III) Autogenic Feedback Training and Voluntary Control ; IV) Biofeedback Training ; V) Volition as a Metaforce ; VI) The Varieties of Biofeedback Experience ; VII) Theta Training: Imagery and Creativity ; VIII) Body C... View more info

Beyond Khyber Pass. US no dj.

By: THOMAS, Lowell

Price: $40.00

Publisher: 1925,:

Seller ID: 25918


THOMAS, Lowell. Beyong Khyber Pass. Illustrated with many original photographs taken by Harry A. Chase and the author. N.Y.: Century Co., (copyright 1925). Pp 255. 8vo, orange cloth. Gift inscription, spine slightly faded, some brown spotting to top edge, else vg. 40.00 View more info

Beyond the Dragon's Mouth. Uncorrected Book Proof

By: NAIPAUL, Shiva

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Hamish Hamilton, London, 1984,:

Seller ID: 116237


NAIPAUL, Shiva. Beyond the Dragon's Mouth. London : Hamish Hamilton, (1984). Uncorrected Book Proof. Pp (10),[3]-421,(3). [137 x 215 mm], blue card covers, lettered in black. Shiva Naipaul (b. February 25, 1945 – d. August 13, 1985), born Shivadhar Srinivasa Naipaul in Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago, was a Trinidadian and British novelist and journalist. Contents : Stories, 1969-1974 : The beauty contest. A man of mystery. The political education of Clarissa Forbes. The dolly house. Mr Sookhoo and the carol singers.The Father, the Son and the Holy Ghost. The tenant. Lack of sleep. Pieces... View more info

Bhakti Ratnawali. reprint in dj

By: A. B.)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Oriental Publishers, 0,:

Seller ID: 54968


(A. B.). The Bhakti Ratnawali. With the Commentary of Visnu Purî. Dehli: Oriental Publishers, n.d. A reprint of the 1918 edition. Pp. 150. Corresponding text. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt titles to spine. Small inked notation to fep, else vg in dj (one inch chip to tail of spine, tear to rear top edge, corners chipped, faint waterstaining and some soiling to lower rear panel). 30.00 View more info

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Bhutan : A Kingdom in the Himalayas : A Study of the Land, its People and their Government. Signed first edition

By: SINGH, Nagendra

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Thomson Press (India) Limited, 1972,:

Seller ID: 47005


SINGH, Nagendra. Bhutan : A Kingdom in the Himalayas : A Study of the Land,its People and their Government. New Delhi: Thomson Press (India) Limited, (September,1972). First Edition. Pp. 202. Illustrated. 8vo, black cloth, e ndpaper maps. Cloth slightly rubbed, else vg in dj (tape repaired front panel, spine ends creased and chipped, corners bumped). Author's signed gift inscription to half title. 50.00 View more info