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Mosby's Memoirs And Other Stories. First Edition in dustjacket.

By: BELLOW, Saul

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Viking, New York, 1968,:

Seller ID: 8782


BELLOW, Saul. Mosby's Memoirs And Other Stories. New York : Viking, (1968).Pp (8),3- ,(2). 8vo, blue board, white cloth spine The stories: "Leaving t he Yellow House" (1957); "The Old System" (1967); " Looking for Mr. Green" (1951); "The Gonzaga Manuscripts" (1954); "A Father-to-Be" (1955); and "Mosby's Memoirs" (1968) "The human comedy, preposterous, pathetic, poignantly suggestive, is the subject of these six stories From Hattie, valiantly assailing the seasons (and the bottle); in the Utah desert, to Mosby, the wit, diplomat, professor, at... View more info

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My Rambles in the New World

By: BIART, Lucien HAUTEVILLE, Mary de, trans.

Price: $80.00

Publisher: Sampson Low, Marston & Co., London, 1893,: 1893

Seller ID: 76833


BIART, Lucien. My Rambles in the New World. Translated by Mary de Hauteville. London: Sampson Low, Marston & Company, Ltd., St. Dunstan's House, [Aberdeen University Press], 1893. Pp. [i]-vii,(1),[1]-296, frontis. (with tissue guard), + 27 p. of plates. Illustrated. 8vo, pictorial olive-green cloth with black-outlined gilt lettering to front and spine. Lucien Biart (b. June 21, 1828, Versailles, France - d. March 18, 1897, Batignolles, Paris). A travelogue by the French naturalist about his expedition through North and Central America, starting in Quebec on board the s... View more info

Mysterious Transformation; or, When Does History Become Literature, and other uncollected essays and addresses on Landscape, Literature, History and Mortality. Signed.

By: POWELL, Lawrence Clark.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Books West Southwest, Tucson, 1993, ISBN:0963296620:

Seller ID: 105621


POWELL, Lawrence Clark. Mysterious Transformation; or, When Does History Become Literature, and other uncollected essays and addresses on Landscape, Literature, History and Mortality. Tucson, AZ: Books West Southwest, (1993).Pp. (12),3-246,(6). 8vo, brown cloth spine with decorated cream paper cove red boards, gilt lettering to spine. Contents: I: Mostly Arizona: Two Miniatures: The Sea; The Desert -- Arizona, the Peaceful Land -- Literary Trails-- River Trails -- A Hunger for Heroes -- Men to Match Our Desert: Kino an d Bolton - The Phoenix Has Risen -- The Museum as Oasis; II: Mostly New-Mex... View more info

Myth in Modern Africa : The Fourteenth Conference Proceedings of the Rhodes-Livingstone Institute for Social Research

By: DUBB, Allie (ed.)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Rhodes-Livingstone Institute, Lusaka, Northern Rhodesia, 1960,:

Seller ID: 102714


DUBB, Allie (ed.). Myth in Modern Africa : The Fourteenth Conference Proceedings of the Rhodes-Livingstone Institute for Social Research. Lusaka, Northern Rhodesia : The Rhodes-Livingstone Institute, 1960. Pp (2),i-viii,1-156. Large 8vo, blue cloth tape spine, blue card covers, black lettering to front cover. Contents : Prof. M. Wilson's "Myths of Precedence"; Rev. S.J. Sillet's "The Mythical Dialectic in Central Africa"; Dr. R.J. Apthorpe's "Mythical African Political Structures in Northern Rhodesia"; Mr. St. John-Wood's "Administration and Myth in Central Africa&#... View more info

National Ministries of Education : Office of Education Bulletin , 1930, No.12

By: ABEL, James F. Office of Education Bulletin , 1930, No. 12.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: United States Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C., 1930,:

Seller ID: 103083


ABEL, James F. National Ministries of Education. United States Department of the Interior, Office of Education, Bulletin, 1930, No. 12. Washington, D.C.: United States Government Printing Office, 1930. Pp (2),iii-ix,(1),1-158. 8vo, grey card covers, black lettering to front cover, spine blank. Contents : 1. A brief history of the development of national ministries of education. 2. General characteristics of the office of minister and of the ministry of education. 3. Population, cultural, economic, and other conditions affecting the work of the ministry of education. 4. General functions of the... View more info

Native Religions and Cultures of Central and South America. First Editionin dustjacket

By: SULLIVAN, Lawrence E.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Continuum, New York, 2002, ISBN:0826411193:

Seller ID: 58318


SULLIVAN, Lawrence E . Native Religions and Cultures of Central and South America. Anthropology of the Sacred. New York : Continuum, (2002). First Edition. Pp. 330. Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt titles to spine. Contents: Part One: Central America. 1. Davíd Carrasco's "Aztec Religion: Sacred Cities, Sacred Actions"; 2. Alfredo Lópe Austin's "Indigenous Mythology from Present-day Mexico"; 3. Peter L. van der Loo's "Ritual and Myth in TlapanecLife"; 4. Mercedes de la Garza's "Sacred Forces of the Mayan Universe"; Pa rt Two: South America. 5. Lawrence E. Sul... View more info

Naturalist's Mexico. signed.

By: WAUER, Roland H. Louise Lindsey Merrick Natural Environment Series, 12)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Texas A&M University Press, College Station, TX, 1992, ISBN:0890965005:

Seller ID: 62402


WAUER, Roland H. A Naturalist's Mexico . College Station, TX: Texas A&M University Press, (1992). Pp. 304 + 16 p. of colour plates. 8vo, illustrated green card covers. The Louise Lindsey Merrick Natural Environment Series, number 12. Part travel writing, part natural history lesson, this volume examines the "biological paradise" of Mexico, which possesses some of "the greatest natural diversity in North America". Faint creasing to front cover, else vg. Signed, inscribed, and dated by the author on the title page. 30.00 View more info

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Navajo and Photography: A Critical History of the Representation of an American People. in dj.

By: FARIS, James C

Price: $50.00

Publisher: University of New Mexico Press, Albuquerque, 1996, ISBN:0826317251:

Seller ID: 41306


FARIS, James C. Navajo and Photography : A Critical History of the Representation of an American People. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, (1996). Pp 392. 8vo, black cloth. Vg in dj. 50.00 View more info

Naval War College Review. Volume 40, Number 3 / Sequence 319, Summer 1987

By: LASKE, Robert M. (ed.). COLL, Alberto R. RUBENSTEIN, Alvin Z. TRAINOR, John C.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Naval War College, Newport, R.I., 1987,:

Seller ID: 88832


LASKE, Robert M. (ed.). Naval War College Review. Volume XXXX, Number 3 / Sequence 319, Summer 1987. Newport, R.I.: Naval War College, 1987. Pp [1]-144. 8vo, illustrated white card covers. Contents : Alberto R. Coll's "Why Grenada Was Important" (pp 4–18); Alvin Z. Rubinstein's "The Soviet Union’s Foreign Policy Environment to the Year 2000" (pp 19–36); Masashi Nishihara's"Maritime Cooperation in the Pacific: The United States and Its Partners" (pp 37–41); Ulrich Weiser's "The German-American Debate on Security and Strategy" (pp 42–52); Anthony Carl Ho... View more info

Navigation of the Gulf of Mexico and Caribbean Sea. Vol. II. Fifth Edition.The Coast of the Mainland from Key West, Florida, United States, to the Or inoco River, Venezuela, with the Adjacent Islands, Cays, and Banks

By: Pilot

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Government Printing Office GPO, Washington, 1907,:

Seller ID: 89793


(Pilot). The Navigation of the Gulf of Mexico and Caribbean Sea. Vol. II. Fifth Edition. The Coast of the Mainland from Key West, Florida, United States, to the Orinoco River, Venezuela, with the Adjacent Islands, Cays, and Banks. Washington : Government Printing Office, 1907. Pp [1]-626,+1 folding map + 2 plates. 8vo, blue pebbled cloth, gilt lettering to front board and spine, all edged marbled. Cloth rubbed and stained (especially back cover),wear to spine ends, inner hinges cracked, binding shaky, else good only. 7 5.00 View more info

New Confessions. First American Edition in dustjacket.

By: BOYD, William

Price: $30.00

Publisher: William Morrow and Company, Inc, New York, 1988,:

Seller ID: 16698


BOYD, William. The New Confessions. New York : William Morrow and Company, Inc., (1988). First US Edition. Novel about a self-designated genius, born in 1899, as he careens through the 20th century from childhood in Scotland to World War I, Berlin in the 20s, Mexico in the 30s, World War II, and LosAngeles during the McCarthy Era."The book follows the life of John James T odd from his birth in Edinburgh up to his final exile on a Mediterranean island. Todd fights in the First World War and also films it as a cameraman, he then works for a film studio and ends up in Berlin where he starts h... View more info

New Tree-climbing Rats from Mexico and Colombia

By: GOODWIN, George C. American Museum Novitates, number 1738

Price: $6.00

Publisher: American Museum of Natural History, New York, 1955,:

Seller ID: 71887


GOODWIN, George C. New Tree-climbing Rats from Mexico and Colombia . New York: The American Museum of Natural History, 1955. Pp. [1]-5,(3), including covers. 8vo, stapled printed self wraps. American Musuem Novitates, number 1738, June 10, 1955. Vg. 6.00 View more info

New World Guides to the Latin American Republics [In Three Volumes]. Revised Second Edition

By: HANSON, Earl Parker (ed.). PLATT, Raye R. (editor, 2nd ed.)

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Duell, Sloan and Pearce, New York, 1945,:

Seller ID: 103213


HANSON, Earl Parker (ed.). The New World Guides to the Latin American Republics [In Three Volumes]. Sponsored by the Office of the U.S. Coordinator ofInter-American Affairs. Revised Second Edition. Raye R. Platt, Editor, Rev ised Second Edition. Associates: Antonio Colorado, Natalie Raymond, DorothyTeall. New York : Duell, Sloan and Pearce, (1945). Each country sepaately paginated totalling 632 + 470 + 488 pages. Maps. 8vo, reddish-brown, green,or blue cloth, silver lettering to front board and spine. "With heightened interest in South America since the war and renewed opportunities for tr... View more info

Newfoundland Quarterly

By: SPARKES, Paul Newfoundland Quarterly 66:2 HEATH, Hilda STACEY, Jean

Price: $6.00

Publisher: 1968,:

Seller ID: 6632


SPARKES, Paul. "A Modern Day Look at Ferryland". Article in The [New] Newfoundland Quarterly, Vol.66, No.2, Winter 1968. Pp 4-5. Triple column. Also A.B. Perlin's "The Speech from the Throne"; Rev. E. Hunt's "An Old Church" [St.John the Baptist, Trinity, T.B.]; Ted Russell's "Paddy Muldoon" [in The Chronicles of Uncle Mose series]; Jessie B. Mifflen's "Sweetmeats of Yesterday"; Faith Mercer's "Sunday School Picnic" ["I remember my brother returning home from the northern metropolis of Twillingate, after a tonsil operation in the Notre Dame Ba... View more info

Night Unstones : Poems. First Edition in dustjacket. signed

By: ELLENBOGEN, George. New Cambridge Series of American Writers, Number 4 KOEHLER, Marie. YGLESIAS, Luis Ellicott.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Identity Press, Cambridge (Massachusetts), 1971,:

Seller ID: 106498


ELLENBOGEN, George. The Night Unstones : Poems. Foreword by Luis Ellicott Yglesias. Drawings by Marie Koehler. Cambridge (Massachusetts) : Identity Press, (1971). First Edition. Pp (5),6-67,(5). Illustrated. 8vo, red cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Divided into five sections : I. Fingers on the Fiddle. II. Portraits. III. The War of Love and Beyond. IV. Musings, Triumphs and Losses. V. Trophies. George Ellenbogen, a native of Montreal, Canada, studied literature at McGill University and Tufts University in Massachusetts. Between degrees, he worked in the Arctic and lived for extended periods i... View more info

Nights on Propsect Street : Poems.

By: PYRCZ, Heather

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Gaspereau Press, Wolfville, 1999, ISBN:1894031172:

Seller ID: 115240


PYRCZ, Heather. Nights on Propsect Street : Poems . Wolfville, NS: Gaspereau Press, (1999). Pp. (14),[15]-98,(6). 8vo, blue card covers with silver decoration to front and silver lettering to front and spine. The Wolfville, Nova Scotia-residing poet's second collection of verse. Includes the following: "No Fear", "Prelude on Prospect Street", "Over Manitoba", "Ahimaa Ahimaa", "Angel of the Resurrection", "Future Sites", "The Rainy Season", "Alba", "Late Night Study", "The White Taxi", "Andromeda", "Nigh... View more info

Nights on Propsect Street : Poems. signed.

By: PYRCZ, Heather

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Gaspereau Press, Wolfville, 1999, ISBN:1894031172:

Seller ID: 96360


PYRCZ, Heather. Nights on Propsect Street : Poems . Wolfville, NS: Gaspereau Press, (1999). Pp. (14),[15]-98,(6). 8vo, blue card covers with silver decoration to front and silver lettering to front and spine. The Wolfville, Nova Scotia-residing poet's second collection of verse. Includes the following: "No Fear", "Prelude on Prospect Street", "Over Manitoba", "Ahimaa Ahimaa", "Angel of the Resurrection", "Future Sites", "The Rainy Season", "Alba", "Late Night Study", "The White Taxi", "Andromeda", "Nigh... View more info

North American Trajectory: Cultural, Economic, and Political Ties among theUnited States, Canada, and Mexico.. First Edition in dustjacket

By: INGLEHART, Ronald F., Neil NEVITTE, and Miguel BASAÑEZ NEVITTE, Neil BASAÑEZ, Miguel

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Aldine de Gruyter, New York, 1996, ISBN:0202305562:

Seller ID: 62694


INGLEHART, Ronald F., Neil NEVITTE, and Miguel BASAÑEZ. The North American Trajectory : Cultural, Economic, and Political Ties among the United States, Canada, and Mexico. NY: Aldine de Gruyter, (1996). First Edition. Pp. 198. 8vo, tan cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Contents: 1. Cultural, Economic, and Political Change in North America, 2. Changing Patterns of World Trade and Changing North American Linkages, 3. Compatibility and Change in the Basic Values of North American Peoples, 4. Declining Deference to Authority and Rising Citizen Activism, 5. In Search of a New Balance between Sta... View more info

Northern Mariner : Journal of the Canadian Nautical Research Society. Vol. 9, No. 2, April 1999

By: Canadian Nautical Research Society ARNOLD, Linda ELLIOT-MEISEL, Elizabeth B. MALCOLMSON, Tom

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Maritime Studies Research Unit, Memorial University of Newfoundland MUN, St. John's , 1999,:

Seller ID: 98512


(Canadian Nautical Research Society). The Northern Mariner : Journal of theCanadian Nautical Research Society. Vol. IX, No. 2, April 1999. (St. John' s : Maritime Studies Research Unit, Memorial University of Newfoundland, 1999). Pp (4),1-139,(1). Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated olive green and pale green card covers. Contents : Linda Arnold's "Too Few Ships, Too Few Guns, and Not Enough Money: The Mexican Navy, 1846-1848" (pp 1-10); Richard T. Callaghan's “Computer Simulations of Ancient Voyaging" (pp 11-22); Elizabeth B. Elliot-Meisel's "Arctic Focus: The Royal Canadian Navy ... View more info

Notes on Ceremonialism at Laguna

By: PARSONS, Elsie Clews Anthropological Papers of the American Museum of Natural History. Vol. 19,

Price: $35.00

Publisher: American Museum of Natural History, New York, 1920,:

Seller ID: 102353


PARSONS, Elsie Clews. Notes on Ceremonialism at Laguna. Anthropological Papers of the American Museum of Natural History. Vol. XIX, No. IV. New York :Published by order of the Trustees, 1920. Pp (2),85-131,(1). Illustrated. 8vo, grey wrappers, lettered in black. "Although Laguna was one of the first pueblos to be visited by Americans, of it there is little or no ethnographic account — presumedly because the ethnographers of the Southwest have felt that because of the late origin of Laguna (settled, it is said, in 1699)and its continuous contact with Mexican and American it would present ... View more info