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Buffalo Thief. First British Printing in dustjacket, signed by author

By: SHARMA, Yojana

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Doubleday, London [et al], 1999, ISBN:0385600135:

Seller ID: 112777


SHARMA, Yojana. Te Buffalo Thief. London [et al] : Doubleday, (1999). FirstBritish Printing. Pp (6),7-480. 8vo, purple cloth, gilt lettering to spine . "Jhotta the buffalo lives in the small Ganges town of Mardpur. She is looked after by little Deepa and her blind grandmother Amma, who is renowned for her stories and visions. Idyllically happy, Jhotta produces a rich, creamy milt from which Amma makes the most delicious yoghurt. But Amma has forseen her own death and urgently wants a story to be told - a tale of princesand rajahs, smugglers and hidden treasure. All she needs is a suitable ... View more info

Building Diplomacy : The Architecture of American Embassies. First Edition in dustjacket.

By: LUI, Elizabeth Gill KAITA, Keya

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Four Stops Press, Los Angeles, California, 2004, ISBN:0801443261:

Seller ID: 115133


LUI, Elizabeth Gill. Building Diplomacy : The Architecture of American Embassies. Keya Kaita, Cultural Montages. Essay by Jane C. Loeffler; Kevin Spence, project coordinator. Los Angeles, California : "Distributed by Cornell University Press in association with Four Stops Press", (2004). First Edition. Pp (14),15-267,(5). Folio, grey cloth, with silver lettering to front and spine. With map end-papers. "An ADST-DACOR diplomats and diplomacy book." Association for Diplomatic Studies and Training. Elizabeth GillLui (b. 1955). Keya Kaita (b. 1976). Embassy architecture and design ... View more info

Bungalows in Heaven : The Story of Pandita Ramabai

By: MAIR, Jessie H. RAMABAI, Pandita)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Stirling Tract Enterprise, 0,:

Seller ID: 54823


MAIR, Jessie H. Bungalows in Heaven : The Story of Pandita Ramabai. Stirling, Scotland: The Stirling Tract Enterprise, n.d. Pp. 88. Illustrated. 8vo, light green card covers, black titles to front and spine. Pp. 9-12 detached, covers lightly rubbed, else vg. 25.00 View more info

By Jumna's Banks. First Edition, Hardcover.

By: MARKHAM, Paul.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: John Long, London, 1898,:

Seller ID: 113686


MARKHAM, Paul. By Jumna's Banks. London : John Long, 6 Chandos Street, Strand, 1898. First Printing. Pp. (8),1-228. Crown 8vo, green cloth with black decoration to front board, gilt lettering to front board and spine. A late-Victorian novel of military life in India. "Mr. Paul Markham has imparted to his story of military life in India a freshness and charm that will ensure for it many readers. The humour, and there is much of it, is well wrought, and the story abounds in a vivid description of life in Delhi and other parts of India. Evidently the author knows India well, and his knowledge... View more info

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By the Niger and other poems.First Ediiton, Signed

By: THORPE, Michael

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Fortune Press, London, 1969,: 1969

Seller ID: 506


THORPE, Michael. By the Niger and other poems. London : The Fortune Press, (1969). First Ediiton. Pp (14),11-91,(1). 8vo [125 x 193 mm], blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Laugher p.566. One of five-hundred copies, Thorpe's first collection. I. Nigeria : By the Niger at Jebba : 1962; Day at Badagry; The Toddy Tapster; Lizard; An Under-developed People; Etude in Negritude; Scratch the Surface, and ... Snap from an Unfinished Drama; In Memory of Major Christopher Okigbo; Epitaph... View more info

C.E.R.V.E. : Cahiers d'Etudes et de Recherche Victoriennes et Edouardiennes, Nos. 4-5, 1977

By: FORSTER, E.M.)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Université Paul Valery, Montpelier, 1977,:

Seller ID: 99975


FORSTER, E.M.). C.E.R.V.E. : Cahiers d'Etudes et de Recherche Victoriennes et Edouardiennes, Nos. 4-5, 1977. Montpelier : Université Paul Valery, 1977. Pp (10),[1]-176,(4). 8vo, blue card covers. This volume of critical essays is entirely devoted to E.M. Forster. Contents : Claude Mauron's "Quelquestraits de E.M. Forster", "Notes pour EMF", "Amitié", L'éducation", "Agnès" , "La tendence orphique", "A propos de The Lomgest Journey "teh coe is there": le bien-et-mal", et "Le mariage." Alina Szala's "North and South: Civi... View more info

Call to Arms for Matthew Hervey of the Light Dragoons. signed. 1st UK in dj.

By: MALLINSON, Allan Matthew Hervey series)

Price: $135.00

Publisher: Bantam Press, London, 2002, ISBN:0593047273:

Seller ID: 75481


MALLINSON, Allan. A Call to Arms [for Matthew Hervey of the Light Dragoons]. London: Bantam Press, (2002). First UK Printing. Pp. [i]-ix,(3),[1]-316, (8). Map endpapers. 8vo, navy blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. "Thelast two years have not been good ones for Matthew Hervey. His beloved wif e Henrietta is dead and, believing that he can no longer remain in the regiment where men like Lord Towcester can rise to command, he has turned his back on the Sixth. He is left kicking his heels in a corrupt and unruly England far removed from its once glorious past. 1819 sees Hervey in Rome w... View more info

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Cambridge Scrapbook. Enlarged Edition

By: LINDSAY, Jean Curtis, Dame Myra. foreword

Price: $25.00

Publisher: W. Heffer & Sons, Cambridge, 1960,:

Seller ID: 2872


LINDSAY, Jean, collector. A Cambridge Scrapbook. Foreword by Dame Myra Curtis. Enlarged edition. Cambridge : W. Heffer & Sons, Ltd. 1960. Pp (4),v-ix,(1),1-214. Small 8vo, illustrated orange cloth, black lettering to front & spine. Jean Olivia Lindsay, née McLachlan (b. 1910, India - d. 1996, Edinburgh) was a British historian. Foreword; Introduction; Arranged in these sections : First Impressions; Dons and Other Characters; Talk; Places; Frivolities. Light wear to cloth else very good. 25.00 View more info

Canada and the United Nations. A Tribute to the United Nations by Guita Percha & Rubber, Limited

By: Allied Countries - WW2).

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Guita Percha & Rubber, Limited, 1943,:

Seller ID: 80276


(Allied Countries - WW2). Canada and the United Nations. A Tribute to the United Nations by Guita Percha & Rubber, Limited. N.pl.: (Guita Percha & Rubber, Limited , 1943). Pp 1-20. Illustrated. 8vo, blue stapled card covers. “Guita Percha & Rubber, Limited, an all-Canadian Company, is happy to pres ent this booklet to our customers and friends as a tribute to the United Nations.” - from page one. This booklet has information on the allied countries participating in World War Two, including a brief summary of each country along with a picture of its flag and leader(s). The countries covere... View more info

Canadian Art 65. Vol. 16. No. 3. August 1959

By: Canadian Art DEWDNEY, Selwyn FULFORD, Robert PLASKETT. Joe

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Society for Art Publications, Ottawa, 1959,:

Seller ID: 85693


(Canadian Art). Canadian Art 65. Vol. XVI. No. 3. August 1959. Ottawa : Society for Art Publications, 1959. Pp [157]-224. Illustrated. 4to, illustrated yellow card covers. Contents : Stone-age Art in the Canadian Shield (Selwyn Dewdney); The Art of Kazuo Nakamura (by Andrew Bell); Louis de Niverville (by Robert Fulford); Salzburg Presents the Biennial of Canadian Art; Peering Through the Varnish (by Nathan Stolow); The Reactionaries (by Joseph Plaskett); Canadian Graphic Art Abroad (by Donald W. Buchanan); Aba Bayefsky in India (by Humphrey Milnes); ; and more. Cover design by Paul Arthur. Rub... View more info

Canadian Historical Association : Historical Papers 1968 : A selection of the papers presented at the 1968 Annual Meeting held at Calgary.

By: Canadian Historical Association PRYKE, K.G. MATHIEU, Jacques CARELESS, J.M.S.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Canadian Historical Association, Public Archives, Ottawa, 1968,:

Seller ID: 100001


(Canadian Historical Association). The Canadian Historical Association : Historical Papers 1968 : A selection of the papers presented at the 1968 Annual Meeting held at Calgary. Edited by J. Atherton, John P. Heisler and Fernand Ouellet. (Ottawa : Canadian Historical Association, Public Archives, 1968). Pp (4),[1]-247,(1). 8vo, yellow printed card covers. Of nautical interest : Jacques Mathieu's “L’Échec de la construction navale royale à la fin du régime français” (pp 24–34). Historical Papers : J. M. S. Careless's Presidential Address “Somewhat Narrow Horizons” (pp 1–10); Y... View more info

Canadian Historical Association : Historical Papers 1975 : A selection of the papers presented at the 1975 Annual Meeting held at Edmonton, Alberta.

By: Canadian Historical Association FISHER, Robin McCORMACK, A. Ross DREISZIGER, N.F.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Canadian Historical Association, Public Archives, Ottawa, 1975,:

Seller ID: 100003


(Canadian Historical Association). The Canadian Historical Association : Historical Papers 1975 : A selection of the papers presented at the 1975 Annual Meeting held at Edmonton, Alberta. Edited by Peter Gillis. (Ottawa : Canadian Historical Association, Public Archives, 1975). Pp (8),1-259,(3). 8vo, yellow printed card covers. Historical Papers : J. B. Conacher's Presidential Address “Graduate Studies in History in Canada: The Growth of DoctoralProgrammes” (pp 1–15); C. R. Friedrichs's “Marriage, Family and Social Str ucture in an Early Modern German Town” (pp 17–40); C. Morin's ... View more info

Canadian Historical Association : Historical Papers Presented at the AnnualMeeting held at Sherbrooke June 8-11, 1966. Edited by John P. Heisler and Fernand Ouellet

By: Canadian Historical Association ORMSBY, Margaret A. MOIR, John S. COOK, Ramsay

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Canadian Historical Association, Public Archives, Ottawa, 1966,:

Seller ID: 82719


(Canadian Historical Association). The Canadian Historical Association : Historical Papers Presented at the Annual Meeting held at Sherbrooke June 8-11, 1966. Edited by John P. Heisler and Fernand Ouellet. (Ottawa : Canadian Historical Association, Public Archives, 1966). Pp (4),[1]-206,(2). 8vo, tan printed card covers. Historical Papers : Presidential Address, by Margaret A. Ormsby (pp 1–13); Cameron Nish's “The Nature, Composition and Functions of the Canadian Bourgeoisie, 1729-1748” (pp14-28); F.H. Armstrong's “Metropolitanism and Toronto Re-Examined, 1825-1850” (pp 29-40); Jacqu... View more info

Canadian Pacific : The Story of the Famous Shipping Line. 1st Cdn in dj.

By: MUSK, George

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, Toronto, 1981, ISBN:0039202917: 1981

Seller ID: 90608

ISBN: 0039202917


MUSK, George. Canadian Pacific : The Story of the Famous Shipping Line. (Toronto) : Holt, Rinehart and Winston, (1981). First Canadian Printing. Pp. [1]-272. Illustrated. Double column. 4to, blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Contents: 1: Company History: The North Pacific, 1886-1915; The North Atlantic, 1884-1915; World War I and After; World War II and After; Cargo Services 1903-80; British Columbia Coastal Services; British Columbia Lake and River Services; Great Lakes Services; Bay of Fundy Services; Tugs. 2: Histories of Individual Ships: a. Pacific: Empre... View more info

Canadians and Asia-Pacific Security. Vimy Paper 2008.

By: MacDONALD, Brian (ed.). BOUTILIER, James

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Conference of Defence Associations Institute, 2008, ISBN:9780969888178:

Seller ID: 90097


MacDONALD, Brian (ed.). Canadians and Asia-Pacific Security. Vimy Paper 2008. N.pl.: The Conference of Defence Associations Institute, (2008). Pp [i]-v,1-138,(1). 8vo, illustrated orange card covers. Includes James Boutilier's “Ships, SLOCs, and Security at Sea” (pp 57-70), about the maritime development of India and China, Sea Lanes of Communications, and its effects on naval power. Text in English, with French abstracts. Very good. 20.00 View more info

Cape of Good Hope. in dj.

By: KNOX-JOHNSTON, Robin

Price: $42.00

Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton, 1989,:

Seller ID: 40942


KNOX-JOHNSTON, Robin. The Cape of Good Hope : A Maritime History. L: Hodder & Stoughton, (1989). Pp 246, [16] pp plates. 8vo, blue cloth. "The history of the Cape is interwoven with the great quest for a sea route to India; Robin Knox-Johnston traces the waxing and waning of the clipper age and the Cape run, and vividly recounts the rivalries which developed between the Portuguese, the Dutch, the English and the French, through peace and war, in trade and power poltics." -from the dj. Vg in slightly rubbed dj. 42.00 View more info

Captain Oates : Soldier ad Explorer. First Edition in dustjacket

By: LIMB, Sue, and Patrick CORDINGLEY CORDINGLEY, Patrick OATES, Lawrence Edward Grace

Price: $35.00

Publisher: B.T. Batsford Ltd., London, 1982, ISBN:0713426934:

Seller ID: 103071


LIMB, Sue, and Patrick CORDINGLEY. Captain Oates : Soldier ad Explorer. London : B.T. Batsford Ltd., (1982). First Edition. Pp (9),6-184,(4),+ 24 pp plates. Maps. Index. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine, tope edge dyed blue. Renard, Antarctica 921. "Lawrence Edward Grace Oates will always beremembered as a bero, as the man who walked willingly to his death on the ill-fated expedition to the South Pole led by Captain Scott, in order that his comrades might have a better chance to survive. But this book tells a wider story than that of the expedition alone. Oates was a Victorian scho... View more info

Challenge to the Poles : Highlights of Arctic and Antarctic Aviation. First Edition in dustjacket

By: GRIERSON, John

Price: $35.00

Publisher: G.T. Foulis, London, 1964,:

Seller ID: 115532


GRIERSON, John. Challenge to the Poles : Highlights of Arctic and AntarcticAviation. With Foreword by Charles A. Lindbergh. London : G.T. Foulis & Co . Ltd, (1964). First Edition. Printed in Holland. Pp. (4),5-695,(1). With many b&w photos in the next, as well as maps. 8vo, white hardcovers, silver lettering in a blue field to spine. With map end-papers. John Grierson (b. January 2, 1909, Liverpool, England - d. May 21, 1977, Washington, D.C.). "John Grierson was born in 1909, the year Wellman had the second crash with his polar airship, but the year also in which Peary marched triumphantl... View more info

Challenging the Skies : Horizons Around the World. First Printing in dustjacket. Signed

By: FONGER, Donald

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Challenging The Skies, Winnipeg, 1988, ISBN:0969367503:

Seller ID: 101492


FONGER, Donald. Challenging the Skies : Horizons Around the World. (Winnipeg : Challenging The Skies, 1988). First Printing. Pp (10),[1]-211,(3). Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine, illustrated endpapers. "It is the story of a family of non-professional pilots and the lessons theyhave learned about flying. Included are their visits to the Bahamas, a fli ght around the entire Caribbean Ocean and their participation in a Transatlantic Air rally from New York to Paris. It progresses from the writer's frightening first cross-country to the flight of a lifetime, a 26,000 mile... View more info

Changing Perspectives in the History of Science : Essays in Honour of Joseph Needham. First Editon in dustjacket

By: NEEDHAM, Joseph) TEICH, Miluslas (ed.) COHEN, I. Bernard

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Heinemann, London, 1973, ISBN:0435549251:

Seller ID: 110389


(NEEDHAM, Joseph). Changing Perspectives in the History of Science : Essaysin Honour of Joseph Needham.. Edited by Mikulas Teich and Robert Young. Lo ndon : Heinemann, (1973). First Edition. Pp (4),[v]-xxi,(1),[1]-490, frontispiece portrait. Illustrated. Index. 8vo, brown cloth, gilt letering to pale blue panel to spine. "From time to time volumes appear which attempt to indicate the cross-currents and attitudes which are prevalent m the discipline of the history of science, and others which are emerging. It was felt that such a collection of essays should be presented to Joseph Needham wh... View more info