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Bombay Marine

By: PARKER, Keith A. American Neptune 40:4 TYLER, John W. BELLAROSA, James

Price: $8.00

Publisher: American Neptune, 1980,:

Seller ID: 69140


PARKER, Keith A. "The Bombay Marine." An article in The American Neptune: AQuarterly Journal of Maritime History, Vol.40, No.4, October 1980, pp.280- 292. Also, John W. Tyler's "The Long-Shadow of Benjamin Barons: The Politics of Illicit Trade at Boston, 1760-1762" (pp.245-279) ; James M. Bellarosa's "The Tragic Slaving Voyage of St. John" [in 1659, pp. 293-297]; and RalphW. Donnelly's "Officers of the Revenue Marine Service in the Confederacy" (pp. 298-304). Library stamp, else vg. For the issue. 8.00 View more info

Bombay Port Rules

By: Bombay, India)

Price: $60.00

Publisher: William Printing Press, Bombay, 1952,:

Seller ID: 68428


(Bombay, India). Bombay Port Rules. (Bombay: William Printing Press), 1952.Corrected up to 30th November 1952. Pp. 121. 8vo, blue printed card covers , plain spine. Two Correction slips tipped in, with corresponding inked notation in the margin. Spine faded to brown, lower front corner clipped, creasing to upper front corner, fading along the edges, small inkspot to top edge, else vg. 60.00 View more info

Book of Looms : A history of the handloom from ancient times to the present. First printing in dustjacket

By: BROUDY, Eric

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Van Nostrand Reinhold Company, New York, 1979, ISBN:0442211058:

Seller ID: 103128


BROUDY, Eric. The Book of Looms : A history of the handloom from ancient times to the present. New York : Van Nostrand Reinhold Company, (1979). FirstPrinting. Pp (6),7-176. Illustrated. Index. 4to, red cloth, gilt lettering to spine. "Often no more than a simple bundle of sticks and a few lengths of cord, the handloom has been an integral part ot almost every culture since the dawn of civilization. Now there is a book that presents the fascinating history and development of the handloom -- from its earliest uses in Neolithic times to the present. What local conditions influenced the devel... View more info

Book of the Ship. 1st US in dj

By: JACKSON, G. Gibbard THOMAS, Walter

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Robert M. McBride, New York, 0,:

Seller ID: 76608


JACKSON, G. GIBBARD. The Book of the Ship. New York: Robert M. McBride, [n.d.] First US Edition. Pp. [i]-viii,1-248. Illustrated with 13 leaves of colour plates + colour frontispiece and 32 pages of black and white plates, colour painting of liner on dustjacket by Walter Thomas. 8vo, patterned blue cloth with paper labels to spine and front. Chapters: 1. From Log to Three Decker; 2. The Great Days of Sail; 3. The Splendid Clippers; 4. The First Steamboats; 5. The Navy in Steam: Early Days; 6. The Modern Warship; 7. Coastwise Steamers; 8. The Smaller Steamships; 9. The Cunard and Anchor Lines; ... View more info

Boulevard Book : History, Evolution, Design of Multiway Boulevards. in dj

By: JACOBS, Allan B., Elizabeth MacDONALD, and Yodan ROFE MacDONALD, Elizabeth ROFE, Yodan

Price: $45.00

Publisher: MIT Press, Cambridge, MA, 2002, ISBN:0262100908:

Seller ID: 87226


JACOBS, Allan B., Elizabeth MacDONALD, and Yodan ROFE. The Boulevard Book :History, Evolution, Design of Multiway Boulevards . Cambridge, MA: The MIT Press, (2002). Pp. (6),[vii]-x,[1]-257,(5). Illustrated. Illustrated endpa pers. Large square 8vo, cream cloth with silver lettering to spine. "First built in Europe and grandly imported to the United States in the mid-nineteenth century, the classic multiway boulevard has been in decline for many years, victim of a narrowly focused approach to street design that views unencumbered vehicular traffic flow as the highest priority. The American ... View more info

Brave British Soldiers and the Victoria Cross : A General Account of the Regiments and Men of the British Army, and Stories of the Brave Deeds which Won the Prize For Valour.

By: British Army].

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Ward, Lock & Co., London, 0,:

Seller ID: 112983


[British Army]. [Boy's Own Magazine]. Brave British Soldiers and the Victoria Cross : A General Account of the Regiments and Men of the British Army, and Stories of the Brave Deeds which Won the Prize "For Valour". London: Ward, Lock & Co., [n.d. - ca. 1880]. Pp. (4),[v]-viii,1-383,(1), frontispiece, + 5 leaves of plates, with more illustrations to text. 8vo, decorated green cloth with gilt title blocks to front board and spine. "This book is written for Boys. The majority of the articles were expressly prepared for theBoy's Own Magazine and the interest which their appearence exci... View more info

Brave Captain Kelso. First Edition

By: WHITE, James Dillon WHITE, Stanley

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Hutchinson of London, London, 1959,:

Seller ID: 110753


WHITE, James Dillon. Brave Captain Kelso. (London) : Hutchinson of London, (1959). First Edition. Pp (6),7-[224]. 8bo, black cloth, white and gilt lettering to spine. A novel. Stanley White (1913-1978) was an English journalist and writer. He published marine-historical works under the pseudonym of James Dillon White, featuring the voyages of Captain Roger Kelso, set in the era of Robert Clive, the founder of British influence in India. . Minor smudging to covers, else very good. 20.00 View more info

Bridging the Gap : Citizens' Action for accountability in water and sanitation. Paperback.

By: RYAN, Peter.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: WaterAid, London, 2006,:

Seller ID: 108694


RYAN, Peter. Bridging the Gap : Citizens' Action for accountability in water and sanitation. (London): WaterAid, March 2006. Pp. (2),1-28,(2). Illustrated. Double column. 4to, illustrated stapled white card covers with blue lettering to front cover. A WaterAid report written by Peter Ryan with Belinda Calaguas, Tom Burgess, Abdul-Nishiru Mohammed, Asha Ramesh, Baker Yiga, Hannah Arpke, Mary O'Connell, Rabin Lal Shrestha and Yunia Musaazi. "While 2.6 billion people lack adequate sanitation and 1.1 billion lack safe water, the goal of universal coverage of water and sanitation remains a dist... View more info

Britain and the Armenian Question, 1915-1923. Second Printing in dustjacket.

By: NASSIBIAN, Akaby.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Croom Helm / St. Martin's Press, London & Sydney / New York, 1985, ISBN:0709918208:

Seller ID: 115416


NASSIBIAN, Akaby. Britain and the Armenian Question, 1915-1923. London & Sydney / New York : Croom Helm / St. Martin's Press, (1985). Second Printing.Pp. (10),1-294. With maps. 8vo, black cloth with gilt lettering to spine. "The entry of Turkey into the First World War on the side opposing Britain brought Britain into sympathy with the Armenian people whom the Turks were fighting to suppress; and Armenia remained an important component of British policy after the creation of the Republic of Armenia on the break-up of the Russian Empire. This book examines the direction, changes and ramific... View more info

Britain's Colonies in World Trade

By: MEYER, F.V.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Geoffrey Cumberlege, Oxford University Press, London, 1948,:

Seller ID: 97579


MEYER, F.V. Britain's Colonies in World Trade. London: Geoffrey Cumberlege,Oxford University Press, 1948. Issued under the auspices of the Royal Inst itute for International Affairs. Pp. (6),[vii]-xvi,[1]-281,(3). 8vo, blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. "The history and economic effects of Imperial preference as applied to the trade of the British Colonies, and otherprotectionist measures taken to foster intra-imperial trade, provide the c entral theme of Dr. Meyer's book. It also outlines the history and economicimportance of the trade relations of the British Colonies with the Unit... View more info

Britain's Colonies in World Trade. in dj.

By: MEYER, F.V

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press, Geoffrey Cumberledge, London, 1948,:

Seller ID: 40351


MEYER, F.V. Britain's Colonies in World Trade. Issued under the Auspices ofthe Royal Institute of International Affairs. L: Geoffrey Cumberlege, Oxfo rd University Press, 1948. Pp 281, 3 folding tables at rear. 8vo, blue cloth. "The history and economic effects of Imperial preference as applied to the trade of the British Colonies, and other protectionist measures taken tofoster intra-imperial trade, provide the central theme of Dr. Meyer's book . It also outlines the history and economic importance of the trade relations of the British Colonies with the United States and the principal com... View more info

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Britain's Sea Soldiers : A History of the Royal Marines and their Predecessors and of their services in action, ashore and afloat. 3 vols

By: FIELD, Cyril, Colonel BLUMBERG, H. E., General Sir (comp.) BEATTY, Earl, Admiral of the Fleet (foreword)

Price: $1,500.00

Publisher: Lyceum Press / Swiss & Co., Liverpool / Devonport, 1924,:

Seller ID: 52561


FIELD, Cyril, Colonel. Britain's Sea Soldiers : A History of the Royal Marines and their Predecessors and of their services in action, ashore and afloat, and upon sundry other occasions of moment ; with numerous illustrationsand plans ; foreword by Admiral of the Fleet, Earl Beatty. Liverpool: The Lyceum Press, 1924. Two volumes. Pp. [8]. (i)-x, (1)-324 ; [4], (i)-viii, [2], (1)-357, [1], frontis. in each volume, + 59 p. of plates in Volume One,+ 57 p. of plates in Volume Two, many of which are in colour. 4to, dark bl ue cloth spine with blue cloth boards, with gilt titles and devices to front... View more info

Britannia : A Patriotic Exercise.

By: LELEAN, Edith GROVES, Edith Lelean

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Educational Publishing Company, Toronto , 2005,:

Seller ID: 98751


LELEAN, Edith. Britannia : A Patriotic Exercise. Toronto : The Educational Publishing Company, 1899. Pp [1]-7,(1) including covers. Small 8vo, white printed self wraps. See Spadoni & Donnelly 303 and Watters p.435 for a 1917 McClelland, Goodchild & Stewart edition, for what is possibly the same text. “The curtain rises on a statue of Britannia, placed in the centre of the stage. The girl who is chosen to represent Britannia should be dressed in white, wearing a helmet, and holding a trident in one hand and a shield in the other. A high, rounded pedestal with a sheet wound around it adds to t... View more info

British Army and the Crisis of Empire, 1918-1922. First Edition, hardcover, signed.

By: JEFFERY, Keith. Studies in Military History series.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Manchester University Press, Manchester, 1984, ISBN:0719017173:

Seller ID: 113624


JEFFERY, Keith. The British Army and the Crisis of Empire, 1918-1922. (Manchester) : Manchester University Press, (1984). First Printing. Pp. (5),vi-viii,[1]-200. 8vo, red cloth with gilt lettering to front board and spine. Avolume in the Studies in Military History series. "This book deals with th e period when Britain briefly possessed a 'military' empire and during which the empire experienced its greatest territorial extent. But a summit is also the moment of decline, and within a very few years Britain had begun toreduce the close military and political control she exercised, especial... View more info

British Colonial Administration in the Mid-Nineteenth Century. in dj.

By: CELL, John W

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Yale, 1970,:

Seller ID: 40661


CELL, John W. British Colonial Administration in the Mid-Nineteenth Century : The Policy-Making Process. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1970. Pp 344. 8vo, red cloth. Slightly cocked, edges specked, slightly musty-smelling, else vg in dj. 35.00 View more info

British Empire-Commonwealth : A Study in Political Evolution. First Edition.

By: TROTTER, Reginald George. Berkshire Studies in European History series).

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Henry Holt and Company, New York, 1932,:

Seller ID: 105299


TROTTER, Reginald George. The British Empire-Commonwealth : A Study in Political Evolution. New York : Henry Holt and Company, 1932. First Printing. Pp. (6),v-viii,(4),3-131,(1). 8vo, blue cloth with silver lettering to frontcover and spine. A volume in the Berkshire Studies in European History ser ies. Trotter was affiliated with Queen's University, Kingston. Contents: 1.The Foundations of Colonial Nationality: Charting the New Empire (1783-186 0): The Second Empire's First Half-Century -- The Durham Mission and Report-- Responsible Government Achieved -- Responsible Government Extended and E... View more info

British Guiana : Questions and Answers for Mission Bands and Young Ladies' Branches of the Presbyterian Church in Canada, (E.D.)

By: ROSS, George E., Rev.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: McAlpine Publishing Co., Ltd., Halifax, 1903,:

Seller ID: 106345


ROSS, George. E., Rev. British Guiana : Questions and Answers for Mission Bands and Young Ladies' Branches of the Presbyterian Church in Canada, (E.D.). Prepared by Rev. Geo. E. Ross. 1903. Halifax : McAlpine Publishing Co., Ltd., 1903. Pp. (2),[3]-20. Illustrated with 5 photos in text. 8vo, stapledtan printed wraps. Rev. George E. Ross, B.A., B.D., D.D. (b. ca 1873, from Newport, Hants County - d. June 15, 1945, Montreal) missionary and ministe r in Maitland, N.S., Charlottetown, P.E.I., Goderich, Ottawa, Point St. Charles, PQ, Lachine, Montreal West, Fredericton, &c. A quasi-catechetical pam... 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 Railway Position

By: PAISH, George GIBB, George S., intro.

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Statist, London, 1902,:

Seller ID: 110425


PAISH, George. The British Railway Position. Reprinted from The Statist. With an Introduction by George S. Gibb. London : The Statist, 1902. Pp (6),[i]-xiv,[5]-322,(2). Index. 8vo, red cloth, gilt lettering to front board and spine. Ottley, A Bibliography of British Railway History 3806. Contents : Introduction (by George S. Gibb). Preface. 1. General conditions of working.2. Cost of moving traffic in England and America compared. 3. Contrast of the earnings and expenses of the London and North-Western and of the Pennsylvania railways. View more info

Buddhi in the Bhagavadgita and Psyché in Plotinus

By: ARMSTRONG, A. H. and R. R. RAVINDRA RAVINDRA, R. R. PLOTINUS) HARRIS, R. Baine (ed.)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: International Society for Neoplatonic Studies, Norfolk, VA, 1982, ISBN:0873955455:

Seller ID: 54913


ARMSTRONG, A. H. and R. R. RAVINDRA. "Buddhi in the Bhagavadgita and Psyché in Plotinus" preface by R. Baine Harris ; introduction by John R. A. Mayer. An offprint from R. Baine Harris's Neoplatonism and Indian Thought. Norfolk, VA: International Society For Neoplatonic Studies, (1982). Pp. (i)-xiii, 1-4, 63-86, 345-353 (includes original preface, acknowledgements, contents, introduction, the Armstrong/Ravindra article, and the original index, all with Harris' pagination). 8vo, stapled printed blue card covers. Spine sunned, else vg. 15.00 View more info