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Bibliographical Antiquarian and Picturesque Tour in France and Germany. EXTRA-ILLUSTRATED, LARGE PAPER COPY. in 3 vols.

By: DIBDIN, Thomas Frognall

Price: $4,000.00

Publisher: W. Bulmer and Co., London, 1821,:

Seller ID: 50933


DIBDIN, Rev. Thos. Frognall. A Bibliographical Antiquarian and Picturesque Tour in France and Germany. [In Three Volumes.] LARGE PAPER COPY, EXTRA-ILLUSTRATED. London : Printed for the Author, by W. Bulmer and W. Nicol, Shakespeare Press, and sold by Payne and Foss, Longman, Hurst and Co., J. and A.Arch, R.H. Evans, R. Triphook, and John Major, 1821. First Edition. Pp (6) ,[i]-xv,(1),[1]-462,tipped-in note regarding Index,[i]-lxxix,(1),+ 13 Plates, and 23 india paper prints in text; (4),[1]-555,(1),+ 24 Plates, and 17 india paper prints in text; (4),[1]-622,[i]-lxii,+ 46 Plates, and 24 india p... View more info

Bibliography of the Sanskrit Drama With an Introductory Sketch of the Dramatic Literature of India. Columbia University Indo-Iranian Series, Volume 3

By: SCHUYLER, Montgomery

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Columbia University Press, New York, 1906,:

Seller ID: 100631


SCHUYLER, Montgomery, Jr. A Bibliography of the Sanskrit Drama With an Introductory Sketch of the Dramatic Literature of India. New York : Columbia University Press, (April) 1906. Pp. (6),vii-xi,(1),1-105,(1),(2). 8vo, marooncloth, gilt lettering to front board and spine, top edge gilt. Volume III in the Columbia University Indo-Iranian Series, edited by A.V. WIlliams Jackson. Montgomery Schuyler, Jr. (b. September 2, 1877, Stamford, Connecticut- d. November 1, 1955 ) American diplomat and scholar. Contents: Preface [ written at the U.S. Legation, Bangkok]; Introductory Sketch of the SanskritD... View more info

Bilingual Education : Focusschrift in Honor of Joshua A. Fishman on the Occasion of his 65th Birthday. Volume 1.

By: GARCIA, Ofelia (ed.) FISHMAN, Joshua A. MACKEY, William Francis ZONDAG. Koen

Price: $70.00

Publisher: John Benjamins Publishing, Amsterdam / Philadelphia, 1991, ISBN:1556191162:

Seller ID: 99381


(FISHMAN, Joshua A.). GARCIA, Ofelia (ed.). Bilingual Education : Focusschrift in Honor of Joshua A. Fishman on the Occasion of his 65th Birthday. Volume I. Amsterdam / Philadelphia : John Benjamins Publishing Company, 1991. Pp [i]-viii,[1]-348. Frontispiece portrait. Map. Index. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to black panel to front board and spine. Of local interest : "Language Education in Bilingual Acadia: An Experiment in Redressing the Balance" [in New Brunswick, Canada] (by William Francis Mackey, pp 239-249, map). Contents : "A Gathering of Voices, a 'Legion of Scholarly D... View more info

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Billy Graham - The Jehoshaphat of Our Generation ? Second Edition

By: JOHNSON, J. A. GRAHAM, Billy

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Biblical Publications, Bangalore, India, 1969,: 1969

Seller ID: 115673


JOHNSON, J.A. Billy Graham - The Jehoshaphat of Our Generation? Bangalore, India : Biblical Publications, February 1969. Second Edition. Pp (8),[1]-79,(1),+ folding leaf at rear (Order of Service for A Festival of Faith). Small 8vo, red front card cover, lettered in white and black, unlettered white spine. Contents : 1. Is it Right to Question Billy Graham's Ministry? 2. Has Billy Graham Forsaken the Position which He Once Held to be Scriptural? 3. Is Billy Graham Wrong According to the Bible? 4. Is Jehoshaphat, King of Judah, the Scriptural Parallel ... View more info

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Biohistory. First Edition in dustjacket

By: PENMAN, Jim

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, Newcastle upon Tyne, 2015, ISBN:9781443871303: 2015

Seller ID: 110961


PENMAN, Jim Biohistory. (Newcastle upon Tyne) : Cambridge Scholars Publishing, (2015). First American Edition. Pp (4),[v]-vi,(2),[1]-613,(1). Graphs and tables in the text. Thick 8vo, black boards, silver lettering to spine. "Biohistory is a revolutionary new theory that explores the biological and behavioural underpinnings of social change, including the rise and fall of civilisations. Informed by significant research into the physiological basis of behaviour conducted by author Dr Jim Penman and a team of scientists at RMIT University and the Florey Institute in Melbou... View more info

Biology in Jaina Treatise on Reals. 1st ed. c/covers in dj

By: JAIN, N. L. Parshvanath Vidyapeeth Series No. 120) UMASVAMI, Acarya)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Parshvanath Vidyapeeth, 1999, ISBN:8186715444:

Seller ID: 54962


JAIN, Dr. N. L. Biology in Jaina Treatise on Reals. English Translation with Notes on Chapter Two of Tattvartha-Raja-Vartika of Akalanka (Royal Semi-aphorismic Explanatory on Reals) on Tattvartha-Sutra [Treatise on Reals] by Acarya Umasvami. Varanasi: Parshvanath Vidyapeeth, (1999). First Edition. Pp. 204. 8vo, plain white card covers, no titles. Parshvanath Vidyapeeth Series No. 120. Slightly cocked, else vg in red and white dj (tail of spine and top front corner chipped). Author's "With compliments" sticker to the ffep. 35.00 View more info

Birdie' Bowers of the Antarctic. 5th UK in wrinkled dj

By: SEAVER, George BOWERS, Henry Robertson CHERRY-GARRARD, Apsley, intro.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: John Murray, London, 1951,:

Seller ID: 79630


SEAVER, George. 'Birdie' Bowers of the Antarctic. With an Introduction by Apsley Cherry-Garrard. London: John Murray, (December 1951). Fifth Printing.Pp. (6),vii-xxiii,1-270,(2), frontis., + 12 leaves of plates and 1 folding map. Illustrated. Maps. 8vo, red cloth with black lettering to spine. Spen ce 1083 for 1938 edition. Chapters : 1. Parentage and Boyhood; 2. H.M.S. Worcester; 3. The Loch Torridon; 4. The Loch Torridon (continued); 5. The Royal Indian Marine; 6. The Irrawaddy; 7. The Irrawaddy (continued); 8. His Last Leave; 9. The Persian Gulf; 10. Ceylon; 11. The Persian Gulf (continued)... View more info

Birds of Paradise. in dj.

By: SCOTT, Paul

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Eyre & Spottiswoode, 1962,:

Seller ID: 34543


SCOTT, Paul. The Birds of Paradise. L: Eyre & Spottiswoode, 1962. Pp 264, 8vo, red cloth. Rubbed, small stain to front board, edges dusty, else vg in rubbed, soiled, nicked dj. 35.00 View more info

Birds of Sikkim. 2nd imp in dj.

By: ALI, Salim REID-HENRY, David SCHOLZ, Robert BARRUEL, Paul

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press, Delhi, 1989, ISBN:0195623347:

Seller ID: 86979


ALI, Sálim. The Birds of Sikkim . With coloured plates by David Reid-Henry,Robert Scholz and Paul Barruel, and line drawings by Paul Barruel and Walt er Ahrens. Delhi: Oxford University Press, (1989). Second Printing. Pp. (4),[v]-xxx,(2),[1]-414,(2), + 24 p. of plates (most of which are in colour). Illustrated. Map endpapers. 8vo, blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Athorough ornithological field manual for the Sikkim region of northern Ind ia, near the Chinese border, encompassing much of the Himalayas. "Over 400 species are described in detail, and much of the information has never... View more info

Birth of Islam : A Dramatic Poem showing the triumph of faith over infidelity, worldliness, and bigotry. Signed

By: TYSSEN, Amherst D.

Price: $400.00

Publisher: T. Fisher Unwin, London , 1895,:

Seller ID: 95206


TYSSEN, Amherst D. The Birth of Islam : A Dramatic Poem showing the triumphof faith over infidelity, worldliness, and bigotry. London : T. Fisher Unw in, 1895. Pp [1]-96. 8vo, green cloth, gilt lettering to spine, gilt borderand green decoration and lettering to front board. From the library of Sev yed Ameer Ali (1849-1928), an Indian Muslim jurist, a prominent political leader, and author of a number of influential books on Muslim history and the modern development of Islam, who is credited for his contributions to theLaw of India, particularly Muslim Personal Law, as well as the development ... View more info

Birthday Souvenir : Dedicated to Sri Sri Anandamayi Ma on the occasion of Her 85th [sic, 86th] Birthday Celebration.

By: ANANDAMAYI MA, Sri Sri

Price: $40.00

Publisher: 1982,:

Seller ID: 96081


(ANANDAMAYI MA, Sri Sri). Birthday Souvenir : Dedicated to Sri Sri Anandamayi Ma on the occasion of Her 85th [sic, 86th] Birthday Celebration. Calcutta : Shree Shree Anandamayee Society, n.d. [ca 1982]. Pp [1]-[28].+ 8 pp plates. Large 8vo, maroon stapled card covers. Cover title : Our Mother Sri Sri Annandamayi. Contents : Sri Sri Anandamayi (by Bithika Mukerji); Mother'sWords (Matri Vani); Mother Anandamayi (by Mahamahopadhyaya Gopinath Kavira j); Shree Shree Anandamayee Charitable Society; Branch Centres/Institutions. Sri Anandamayi Ma (1896-1982) was a Hindu spiritual teacher and guru from... View more info

Black Watch and the King's Enemies.

By: FERGUSSON, Bernard. WAVELL, Earl

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Collins, London , 1950,:

Seller ID: 88477


FERGUSSON, Bernard. The Black Watch and the King's Enemies. With a Forewordby Field-Marshall Earl Wavell. London : Collins, (November 1950). Third Im pression. Pp [1]-384. Maps. Index. 8vo, green cloth, gilt lettering to spine. A regimental history of the Black Watch, “our most famous regiment in the late war [...] from the disaster of St. Valéry and the desperate fightingof the early days in the Middle East, through the triumph of El Alamein to ultimate victory.” Contents : Chapter One – France, 1939-1949. 1. 1739. 2. 1939-1940. 3. The 6th Battalion in Flanders. 4. The Highland Divisio... View more info

Blackwall Frigates. 1st US in dj.

By: LUBBOCK, Basil

Price: $90.00

Publisher: Charles E. Lauriat Company, Boston, 1922,:

Seller ID: 78395


LUBBOCK, Basil. The Blackwall Frigates . Boston: Charles E. Lauriat Company, Booksellers, Importers and Publishers, (1922). First American Printing. Pp. (6),vii-xv,(1),1-332, frontis., + 53 leaves of plates and charts (some of which are in colour). Illustrated. 8vo, green cloth with gilt lettering to spine. "This book is divided into three parts, preceded by an introduction in which a rapid survey is made of the development of sailing ships from Elizabethan days to the end of the 19th century. Part I deals with the history of the Blackwall Yard, one of the oldest shipbuilding yards in the ... View more info

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Blackwood Tales from the Outposts Complete Set Frontiers of Empire; Small Wars of the Empire; Tales of the Border; Pioneering; Jobs of Work; Tales of the Sea; Soldier's Tales; Jungle Tales, Tales of Africa; Shikar; From Strange Places; In Lighter Vein.

By: Blackwood

Price: $150.00

Publisher: William Blackwood and Sons, Edinburgh & London, 1932,:

Seller ID: 100084


Blackwood Tales from the Outposts. Edinburgh & London : William Blackwood and Sons, 1932-1941. Various printings. Small 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spines. Complete in twelve volumes: I. Frontiers of Empire, 1932, pp.1-285.; II. Small Wars of the Empire, 1936, pp.1-273; III. Tales of the Border, 1932, pp.1-313; IV. Pioneering, 1935, pp.1-310; V. Jobs of Work, 1935, pp.1-279; VI. Tales of the Sea, 1938, pp.1-331; : VII. Soldier's Tales, 1936, pp.1-267; VIII. Jungle Tales, 1941, pp.1-294; IX. Tales of Africa, 1940,pp.1-316; X. Shikar, 1933, pp.1-310; XI. From Strange Places, 1938, pp.1-3 ... View more info

Blue Helmets : A Review of United Nations Peace-keeping. Third Edition, Paperback.

By: United Nations].

Price: $30.00

Publisher: United Nations Department of Public Information, New York , NY, 1996, ISBN:9211006112:

Seller ID: 114042


[United Nations]. The Blue Helmets : A Review of United Nations Peace-keeping. New York, NY : Published by the United Nations Department of Public Information, (1996). Third Edition. Pp. (3),iv-xvi,[1]-808. Double colum. Large 8vo, grey card covers with blue lettering to front cover and spine. "The third edition of 'The Blue Helmets' is a unique publication, containing themain facts of 41 United Nations peace-keeping operations from 1948 through early 1996. Wearing their familiar blue helmets or blue berets, military p ersonnel serving as United Nations peace-keepers are increasingly being... View more info

Boat. 1st UK, no dj, signed pres copy.

By: GIBSON, Walter

Price: $35.00

Publisher: W.H. Allen, 1952,:

Seller ID: 34141


GIBSON, Walter. The Boat. L.: W.H. Allen, (1952). First Printing. Pp 96 + 8p of plates. 8vo, maroon cloth. Law 1361. An account of the author's gruel ling twenty-six day, thousand mile drift in an open boat following the torpedoing of the transport Rooseboom, evacuating Singapore after its fall to the Japanese in World War Two. Slightly rubbed, owner's inkstamp, else vg. Presentation copy signed by author. 35.00 View more info

Bob Strickland's Log

By: WESTERMAN, Percy Boy's Own Paper 62:03 December 1939

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Boy's Own Paper, 1941,:

Seller ID: 50349


WESTERMAN, Percy. "Bob Strickland's Log". Chapters X-XIV of the continuing serial about a young man's adventures sailing aboard an East India Company ship. An article in Boy's Own Paper, Volume 62, No. 3, December, 1939, pp. 117-128. Redhill, Surrey: [Boy's Own Paper], 1942. Pp. [80], various paginations throughout. Illustrated. Double column. Large 8vo, stapled illustrated paper covers. Colour illustration to the front cover is of a wintry scene with two young lads in school uniforms preparing to surprise a friend with some snowballs. Complete with numerous advertisements relating to ... View more info

Boilermakers in British Columbia.

By: MacINTOSH, Robert WHAN, Donald G. (foreword)

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Lodge #359, International Brotherhood of Boilermakers, Iron Ship Builders, etc..., Vancouver, 1976,:

Seller ID: 92054


MacINTOSH, Robert. Boilermakers in British Columbia. (Vancouver, BC): Lodge#359, International Brotherhood of Boilermakers, Iron Ship Builders, Black smiths, Forgers and Helpers, 1976. Pp. (9)6-122. Illustrated. Double column. 4to, illustrated yellow card covers. A history of the boilermakers and ship builders in British Columbia throughout the twentieth century. Contents:1. In the Beginning (pre-1900) ; 2. Province on the Move (1900-1924) ; 3. The Depression and the Wartime Boom (1925-1949) ; 4. A Generation of Growth(1950-1975). Includes numerous appendices, with agreements of the workers in... View more info

Bold Voyages and Great Explorers : A History of Discovery and Exploration from the Expedition to the Land of Punt in 1493 B.C. to the Discovery of theCape of Good Hope in 1488 A.D

By: LANDSTROM, Bjorn

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Doubleday, Garden City, New York, 1964,:

Seller ID: 19375


LANDSTRÖM, Björn. Bold Voyages and Great Explorers : A History of Discoveryand Exploration from the Expedition to the Land of Punt in 1493 B.C. to th e Discovery of the Cape of Good Hope in 1488 A.D.; In words and pictures. Garden City, New York : Windfall Book, Doubleday, 1964. Formerly published as "The Quest for India". Pp 224. 4to, white cloth. Very good. 20.00 View more info

Bombay Explosion. An article in After the Battle, No. 64

By: PATIENCE, Kevin. MARGRY, Karel

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Battle of Britain Prints International Ltd, London , 1989,:

Seller ID: 86345


PATIENCE, Kevin. "The Bombay Explosion." An article in After the Battle, No. 64, pp 1-12. London : Battle of Britain Prints International Ltd., 1989. Pp 1-53. Illustrated with black-and-white photographs and a colour centrefold. 4to, colour illustrated wrappers. "Shortly after four o'clock on the afternoon of April 14, 1944, the explosive-laden Liberty ship Fort Stikine disintegrated in two devastating explosions alongside Berth No. 1 in the Victoria Dock, Bombay. The destruction was appalling. Within days reports showed at least 350 dead, 1,800 injured and 50,000 made homeless. Th... View more info