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Thomas ap Catesby Jones : Commodore of Manifest Destiny. First Edition in dustjacket.

By: SMITH, Gene A. JONES, Thomas ap Catesby).

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Naval Institute Press, Annapolis, MD , 2000, ISBN:1557508488:

Seller ID: 91113


SMITH, Gene A. Thomas ap Catesby Jones : Commodore of Manifest Destiny. Annapolis, MD : Naval Institute Press, (2000). First Printing. Pp [i]-xx,1-223,(5),+ 8 pp plates. Index. 8vo, black cloth spine, blue paper covered boards, gilt lettering to spine. In the Library of Naval Biography series. Thomas ap Catesby Jones (1790-1858). "Thomas ap Catesby Jones was one of the most controversial officers in the U.S. Navy during the first half of the nineteenth century. A fascinating representative of a period of tumultuous change for both the navy and the country, he was a firebrand with a desire ... View more info

Thomas Mann Vivo. 1st card covers ltd.

By: MANN, Thomas). GARCIA PONCE, Juan GARCIA PONCE, Juan

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Alacena/Era, 1972,:

Seller ID: 47713


(MANN, Thomas). GARCIA PONCE, Juan. Thomas Mann Vivo. (México): Alacena/Era, (1972). First Edition. Pp. 91.Text in Spanish. 8vo, maroon ill. card covers. The edition is limited to 2000 copies, this being no. 539. Spine faded, else vg. 35.00 View more info

Through the Country of the Comanche Indians in the Fall of the Year 1845. ltd ed repr in blank dj.

By: ABERT, James W., Lieut. GALVIN, John (edited by)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: John Howell, San Francisco, CA, 1970,:

Seller ID: 62560


ABERT, James W., Lieut. Through the Country of the Comanche Indians in the Fall of the Year 1845 : The Journal of a U.S. Army Expedition led by Lieutenant James W. Abert of the Topographical Engineers, Artist Extraordinary whose paintings of Indians and Their Wild West illustrate this book ; edited by John Galvin. (San Francisco, CA): John Howell Books, 1970. Pp. 77, colour frontis., + 2 folding maps and 21 p. of colour plates. Illustrated. 4to, cream cloth with gilt lettering to front and spine. Limited to 5000 copies.The journal of a U.S. Army exploratory expedition through Comanche territo ... View more info

To Change Place : Aztec Ceremonial Landscapes

By: CARRASCO, David, (ed.)

Price: $40.00

Publisher: University Press of Colorado, Niwot, CO, 1991, ISBN:0870811940:

Seller ID: 102049


CARRASCO, David, (ed.). To Change Place : Aztec Ceremonial Landscapes. (Niwot, CO) : University Press of Colorado, (1991). First Edition. Pp (6),[vii]-xxvi,(4),[3]-254,(4). 8vo, rust cloth, gilt lettering to spine. "Since 1987, a group of Mesoamericanists and historians of religion have met at the University of Colorado's Mesoamerican Archive and in Mexico City to coordinate research and develop new models of interpretations on the dynamics of center and periphery in Aztec society. Embracing the disciplines of archaeology, archaeoastronomy, anthropology, history of religion, and art histo... View more info

To the Honorable Miss S... and other stories. First Printing Thus in dustjacket

By: MARUT, Ret, a./k/a B. TRAVEN WYATT, Will SILCOCK, Peter TRAVEN, B.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Lawrence Hill & Co. / Cienfuegos Press, Westport, Conn. / Sanday, Orkney, 1981, ISBN:0904564452:

Seller ID: 109277


MARUT, Ret, a./k/a B. TRAVEN. To the Honorable Miss S... and other stories.With an Introduction by Will Wyatt. Translated from the German by Peter Si lcock. Westport, Conn.: Lawrence Hill & Co. / Sanday, Orkney : Cienfuegos Press, (1981). First Printing Thus. Pp (6),vii-xvi,(2),3-151,(1). 8vo, reddish-brown cloth, black lettering to spine. "Here are fifteen stories by the author who later became famous under the name of B. Traven, written during the years when he was an itinerant actor and journalist in Germany before and during World War I. Most of these stories first appeared when Ret Ma... View more info

Tortillas for the Gods : A Symbolic Analysis of Zinacanteco Rituals. Hardcover in dustjacket.

By: VOGT, Evon Z.

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Harvard University Press, Cambridge, MA, 1976, ISBN:0674895541:

Seller ID: 111291


VOGT, Evon Z. Tortillas for the Gods : A Symbolic Analysis of Zinacanteco Rituals. Cambridge, Massachusetts and London, England: Harvard University Press, 1976. First Printing. Pp. (6),vii-xv,(3),1-234,(4). Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth with green lettering to spine. "In the remote highlands of southeastern Mexico a shaman, in ceremonial black robe, prays to his ancestral gods before an altar made of pine boughs and red geraniums. After an offering of white wax candles ('tortillas'), he solemnly drinks a shot of POX (canliquor), bows, and then, accompanied by a retinue of assistants marchin... View more info

Tourists. Cdn in dj.

By: WRIGHT, Richard B.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Macmillan of Canada, Toronto, 1984, ISBN:0771598254:

Seller ID: 16092


WRIGHT, Richard B. Tourists. Toronto : Macmillan of Canada, (1984). First Edition. Pp 180. "The Bannisters, like good Canadians, decide that a trip south will solve everything. No sooner are they in Mexico, however, than chaos intrudes in the form of a hysterical couple straight from America's corn belt. Ted and Corky Hacker mean well, Joan maintains, but Ted's bone-crushing handshake, football yells and back-slapping ways immediately give reticent Philip sever doubt. His worst fears are confirmed as the mismatched foursome rollick through the beaches, ruins, boutiques, and bars of the sun... View more info

Tow Line. Vol. 27, No. 1, Summer 1974

By: Tow Line).

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Moran Towing & Transportation Co., Inc., New York, 1974,:

Seller ID: 83916


(Tow Line). Tow Line. Vol. XXVII, No. 1, Summer 1974. New York : Moran Towing & Transportation Co., Inc., 1974. Pp [1]-19,(1) including covers. Illustrated. Triple Column. Small 4to, illustrated blue card covers. Contents : Moran Tugs Tow Ocean Scout to Gulf of Mexico Drill Site (pp 3-7, 16); Holland America Line: 100 years At the Crest of the Waves (pp 8-9, 14-15); Ships in the News (pp 10-11); National Maritime Day 1974 at South Street Seaport (p. 12); Floating Hospital of St. John's Guild (p. 13). Very good. 15.00 View more info

Transcendental Anarchy : Confessions of a Metaphysical Tourist. First Edition, Signed

By: CHOYCE, Lesley

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Quarry Press, Kingston, Ont., 1993, ISBN:1550820737:

Seller ID: 38074


CHOYCE, Lesley. Transcendental Anarchy : Confessions of a Metaphysical Tourist. (Kingston, Ont.): Quarry Press, (1993). First Printing. Pp (8),9-240. 8vo, illustrated white and blue trade paperback. "From the celebrated author of the autobiographical tales 'An Avalance of Ocean' and 'Magnificent Obsessions' comes a new book tracing one man's search for happiness at mid-life. In a world seemingly inhospitable to spirituality, Lesley Choyce finds special moments of transcendence while submerged in an overturned kayak, while shopping at Woolco, while hitchhiking to Mexico, while undergoing a ... View more info

Treatise on Ore Deposits. Second Edition

By: PHILLIPS, J. Arthur LOUIS, Henry

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Macmillan and Co., Limited / The Macmillan Company, London / New York, 1896,:

Seller ID: 104307


PHILLIPS, J. Arthur. A Treatise on Ore Deposits. Second Edition, rewritten and greatly enlarged by Henry Louis. With numerous illustrations. London : Macmillan and Co., Limited / New York : The Macmillan Company, 1896. Pp (8),[v]-xxii,(2),[1]-943,(1). Illustrated. Index. 8vo, rebound in modern blackcloth, gilt lettering to spine. Contents : I. Ore Deposits in General : Th e Classification of Ore Deposits; Symphytic Deposits; Epactic Deposits (Veins; Masses). II. Ore Deposits of the Principal Mining Regions : Europe (United Kingdom; France; Belgium; German Empire; Austro-Hungarian Monarchy; Ita... View more info

Two Crimes. First Edition in dustjacket

By: IBARGUENGOITIA, Jorge ZATZ, Asa ( trans.)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: David R. Godine, Boston , 1984, ISBN:0879235209:

Seller ID: 2635


IBARGÜENGOITIA, Jorge. Two Crimes. Translated by Asa Zatz. Boston : David R. Godine, (1984). First Edition. Pp. 197. 8vo, green paper covered boards, purple cloth spine. Very good in dustjacket. 15.00 View more info

Two Islands : Grand Manan and Sanibel. in dustjacket

By: SCHERMAN, Katharine

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Little, Brown, Boston, 1971,:

Seller ID: 24007


SCHERMAN, Katharine. Two Islands : Grand Manan and Sanibel. Illustrated with photographs by the author. Boston: Little, Brown and Co., (1971). First Edition. Pp (16), 3-256,(3). 8vo, green cloth spine with grey patterned paper covered boards, silver lettering to spine. "Grand Manan is an awesome island, craggy-cliffed, thickly wooded, often shrouded in fog, fifteen and a half miles long and six and a half miles wide at its widest, off the northernmost tip of the Maine coast at the mouth of the Bay of Fundy. Around GrandManan flows the cold Labrador Current, filled with herring, cod and lob... View more info

Two New White-footed Mice from Oaxaca, Mexico

By: GOODWIN, George G. American Museum Novitates, number 1732

Price: $5.00

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

Seller ID: 71884


GOODWIN, George G. Two New White-footed Mice from Oaxaca, Mexico . New York: The American Museum of Natural History, 1955. Pp. [1]-5,(3), including covers. 8vo, stapled printed self wraps. American Museum Novitates, number 1732, June 10, 1955. Vg. 5.00 View more info

U.S.-Mexican Energy Relationships : Realities and Prospects

By: LADMAN, Jerry R., Deborah J. BALDWIN, and Elihu BERGMAN (eds.) BALDWIN, Deborah J. BERGMAN, Elihu

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Lexington Boks / D.C. Heath and Company, Lexington, Mass., and Toronto, 1981, ISBN:0669043990:

Seller ID: 105414


LADMAN, Jerry R., Deborah J. BALDWIN, and Elihu BERGMAN (eds.). U.S.-Mexican Energy Relationships : Realities and Prospects. Lexington, Mass. [and] Toronto : Lexington Boks / D.C. Heath and Company, (1981). Pp (6),vii-xvii,(3),3-237,(1). Maps. Tables. Index. 8vo, green card covers, lettered in white. Papers presented at a conference co-sponsored by the Americans for EnergyIndependence of Washington, D.C. and the Center for Latin American Studies of Arizona State University, held at Arizona State University Dec. 13-14, 1979. Contents : Part I - Background. 1. U.S.-Mexican Energy Relations: Ambi... View more info

Undone. First Edition.

By: GOYETTE, Sue

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Brick Books, London, ON, 2004, ISBN:1894078330:

Seller ID: 66745


GOYETTE, Sue. Undone. (London, Ontario) : Brick Books, (2004). First Printing. Pp (14),15-155,(1). Oblong 8vo, art-illustrated grey card covers with black lettering to spine. Cover art by Carol Fraser. A collection of poems by the Halifax writer. Susan (Sue) Goyette (b. April 4, 1964 in Sherbrooke, Quebec) is a Canadian poet and novelist. "'Undone' is the work of an ardentwatcher, distanced into alertness, an observer keenly attentive to the web of life that surrounds and includes her. These are sad poems, to be sure. But 'Undone' has hope at its heart. there is deep caring on every page. ... View more info

Undone. Second Printing.

By: GOYETTE, Sue

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Brick Books, London, ON, 2004, ISBN:1894078330: 2004

Seller ID: 61579

ISBN: 1894078330


GOYETTE, Sue. Undone. (London, Ontario) : Brick Books, (June, 2004). Second Printing. Pp. (14),15-155,(1). Oblong 8vo, illustrated grey card covers with black lettering to spine. Cover art by Carol Fraser. A collection of poems by the Halifax writer. Susan (Sue) Goyette (b. April 4, 1964 in Sherbrooke, Quebec) is a Canadian poet and novelist. "'Undone' is the work of an ardent watcher, distanced into alertness, an observer keenly attentive to the web of life that surrounds and includes her. These are sad poems, to be sure. But 'Undone' has hope at its h... View more info

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Universal Pronouncing Dictionary, and General Expositor of the English Language : Being a Complete Literary, Classical Scientific, Biographical, Geographical, and Technological Standard

By: WRIGHT, Thomas. RAPKIN, John

Price: $8,500.00

Publisher: London Printing and Publishing Company Limited, London, 1850,:

Seller ID: 76571


WRIGHT, Thomas. The Universal Pronouncing Dictionary, and General Expositorof the English Language : Being a Complete Literary, Classical Scientific, Biographical, Geographical, and Technological Standard; Embodying, in a Condensed and Common-Sense Form, the Signification of all the Terms used in the Langauge, the Derivation of Each Word and Familiar Explanations of the Manner in which it is Pronounced. Compiled by Competent Persons in the Different Branches of Literature and Science, under the direction of Thomas Wright, Esq., M.A., F.S.A., &c. Embellished with Portraits of Celebrated ... View more info

Upper Bajocian and Lower Bathonian (Jurassic) Ammonite Faunas of Oaxaca, Mexico and West-Tethyan Affinities

By: WESTERMAN, G. E. G. Paleontologia Mexicana Numero 46

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, 1983,:

Seller ID: 53280


WESTERMAN, G. E. G.. Upper Bajocian and Lower Bathonian (Jurassic) Ammonite Faunas of Oaxaca, Mexico and West-Tethyan Affinities. Paleontolgia Mexicana Numero 46. Mexico: Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, 1983. Pp. 62. Illustrated with 11 plates. 8vo, white printed card covers. Previous owner's name pencilled to front cover, else vg. 20.00 View more info

Vancouver Island and British Columbia : Their History, Resources and Prospects, 1865

By: MacFIE, Matthew Coles Canadiana Collection

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Coles Publishing Company, 1972,:

Seller ID: 43035


MacFIE, Matthew. Vancouver Island and British Columbia: Their History, Resources and Prospects, 1865. (Toronto: Coles Publishing Company, 1972). [ Facsimile of the London 1865 edition]. Pp. 574. Illustrated including [2] folding maps. 8vo, ill. card covers. 1. The Voyage Out. Departure — Azores — Description of Passengers — St. Thomas, W. I. — Carthagena — Sharks — Scenes on the Isthmus — Panama — Passage to California — Acapulco — The Natives ofMexico — San Francisco — The Pounding and Growth of the City — Discovery o f Gold at General Sutter's Mill — Califomian Li... View more info

Vengeful Sea. 1st pr, in dj

By: SNOW, Edward Rowe

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Dodd, Mead, New York, 1956,:

Seller ID: 25106


SNOW, Edward Rowe. The Vengeful Sea. New York : Dodd, Mead and Co., [September] 1956. First Printing. Pp (4),v-xi,(1),1-307,(1) + 16 pp.photos. Maps. 8vo, light turquoise cloth. Edward Rowe Snow (b. August 22, 1902 Winthrop, Massachusetts - d. April 10, 1982 Boston). Chapters: 1. The Sea; 2. The Grosvenor; 3. The Loss of the Centaur; 4. Loss of the Packet Antelope; 5. The Halsewell in the Cavern; 6. The Strange Story of the Guardian; 7. The Lady Hobart and the Iceberg; 8. Duke of Cumberland; 9. Captain Riley [and the brig Commerce in 1815]; 10. Eliza Bradley's Suffering; 11. George Fraker [abo... View more info