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Absurd and the Brave : CORB - The True Account of the British Government's World War II Evacuation of Children Overseas. First Edition in dustjacket, Signed

By: FETHNEY, Michael BRIGGS, Asa, Lord

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Boo Guild Ltd., Sussex, England, 1990, ISBN:0863324479:

Seller ID: 116117


FETHNEY, Michael. The Absurd and the Brave : CORB - The True Account of theBritish Government's World War II Evacuation of Children Overseas. Sussex, England : The Book Guild Ltd., (1990). First Edition. Pp (6),7-333,(3). Wi th many b&w photos and other illustrations in the text . 8vo [140 x 220 mm], blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Michael Fethney (b. circa 1931), himself a CORB child evacuated at age 9 from Bradford, was living in Harrogateat the time of puiblication. "In June 1940, the CORB scheme (Children's Ov erseas Reception Board) opened its doors for the evacuation of Britain'... View more info

Achievements 1952

By: Motorcar and Motorcycle Racing)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: C. C. Wakkefield & Co. Ltd., London, 1952,:

Seller ID: 107110


(Motorcar and Motorcycle Racing). Achievements 1952. London : C. C. Wakkefield & Co. Ltd., ((1952). Pp (32). Illustrated. Oblong small 8vo, illustrated stapled wrappers. A pictorial on motorcar and motorcycle racing. Includesscenes from the Monte Carlo Rally, the Port Elizabeth '200', New Zealand T .T., Tour de Sicily, Daytona '200' U.S.A., Vero Beach U.S.A., Goodwood, Swiss Grand Prix, Circuit de Mettet, Mille Miglia, Le Mans, and many more. Rubbed, else very good. 25.00 View more info

Admirals Fremantle. First Edition in dustjacket

By: PARRY, Ann (ed.) FREMANTLE, Thomas Francis, Admiral) NELSON, Horatio)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Chatto & Windus, London, 1971, ISBN:070111603x:

Seller ID: 54287


PARRY, Ann (ed.). Admirals Fremantle. London : Chatto & Windus, 1971. FirstEdition. Pp 286, including frontis. + 22 pp of plates with 1 pp chart and several maps to text. 8vo, red cloth, gilt to spine. The four distinguishedAdmirals Fremantle who are the subject of this book are: "[...] Thomas Fra ncis Fremantle (1765-1819) who was a close friend of Nelson, and one of hiscaptains both at Copenhagen and Trafalgar. His son, Charles Howe Fremantle (1800-1869) had a major port in Australia named after him, and was Flag Of ficer in charge at Balaklava during the Crimean War. [...] His nephew, E... View more info

Adventure in New Zealand. abrigement, in dj.

By: WAKEFIELD, Edward Jerningham STEVENS, Joan, (ed.) New Zealand Classics.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Viking, Auckland, 1987, ISBN:0670819964:

Seller ID: 59549


WAKEFIELD, Edward Jerningham. Adventure in New Zealand. An abridgement, edited by Joan Stevens. (Auckland, New Zealand): Viking, (1987). Pp 320, including [16] pp of illustrations and [3] pp maps. 8vo, blue cloth. New ZealandClassics Series. Nineteen year old Edward Jerningham Wakefield, the son of the founder of the New Zealand Company kept a journal of his five years in New Zealand during the mid eighteen hundreds. "His friendships with the wh alers whose rough hospitality and courage he admired in contrast to the hypocrisy of the missionaries; the dramatic and often comic haggling over ... View more info

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All These Things. Second Printing

By: FIELD, A.N.

Price: $140.00

Publisher: 1963

Seller ID: 116484


FIELD, A.N. All These Things. Hawthorne, Calif. : Omni Publications, (February, 1963). Second Printing. Pp (4),[v]-viii,[1]-288. 8vo (138 x 216 mm), light grey cardcovers, with black lettering to spine & covers. Arthur Nelson Field (b. February 27, 1882, Nelson, New Zealand – d. January 3, 1963, Nelson, New Zealand) was a writer and political activist. Preface. 1. Straws in the Wind. 1. Some New Zealand Happenings; 2. Internationalism in Excelsis; 3. An Unanswered Question; 4. These Broad-minded Days. 2. E... View more info

Allan J. MacEachen : At home with New Zealand's Bluenosers.

By: BRUCE, Harry. Axiom : Atlantic Canada's Magazine, Vol. 3, No. 1, Nov./Dec. 1976 ROSS, Veronica FORRESTALL, Tom

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Axiom, Halifax , 1976,:

Seller ID: 81143


BRUCE, Harry. “Allan J. MacEachen : At home with New Zealand's “Bluenosers.”” An article in Axiom : Atlantic Canada's Magazine, Vol. 3, No. 1, Nov./Dec. 1976, pp. 10-13, 25 (7 photos). (Halifax : Axiom, 1976). Pp [1]-62,(2) including covers. Illustrated. 4to, illustrated stapled card covers. Cover photograph of Allan J. MacEachen, and cover title : Allan J. MacEachen and the Far East : In which an intrepid Cape Breton Scot finds long-lost countrymen deep in the South Pacific. They meet, speak the Ancient Tongue, shed a warm tear and, naturally, have themselves a Ceilidh. Other articles... View more info

Along the Clipper Way. Fourth Printing in dustjacket

By: CHICHESTER, Francis

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton, London, 1967,:

Seller ID: 17854


CHICHESTER, Francis. Along the Clipper Way. With extracts from Francis Drake, Shackleton, Slocum and Smeeton, Dana and Ann Davison, Bardiaux and BasilLubbock, Bullen, Bombard and Conor O'Brien, Anson, Dumas and Alan Villiers , John Masefield and Joseph Conrad. (London) : Hodder and Stoughton, (1967). Fourth Printing. Pp (12),[13-256. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. With map end-papers. Toy 2731. "Francis Chichester's object in this bookis to take the readerr stage by stage along ^be great clipper way followed by the gold, wool and grain clippers from Britain round the Cape (of Go... View more info

American Ski Annual 1937-38. Official Yearbook of The National Ski Association.

By: GOODRICH, Nathanial L., (ed.) BINNS, Ken

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Stephen Daye Press, Brattleboro, Vermont, 1937,:

Seller ID: 96776


GOODRICH, Nathanial L., (ed.). American Ski Annual 1937-38. Official Yearbook of The National Ski Association. . Brattleboro, Vermont : "Published by Stephen Daye Press", 1937. Pp 1-32 (adverts),(6),7-220.(2, adverts),(4),33-66 (adverts) + photo plates + sample of Burton's Adirondack Water repellentPoplin, with White Stag Ski Togs ad on reverse. 8vo, silver cardcover. Con tents: "Ecker Hill and Sun Valley"by Ken Binns; "Our Amateur Rules" by Roger Langley; "The 1937 Women's Team" by Elizabeth D. Woolsey; "Fifty Years atIshpeming" by James E. Flaa; "S... View more info

Ancient Polynesian Society. 1st pr in dj

By: GOLDMAN, Irving

Price: $45.00

Publisher: University of Chicago Press , Chicago, 1970,:

Seller ID: 74770


GOLDMAN, Irving. Ancient Polynesian Society. Chicago : University of Chicago Press, (1970). First Printing. Pp xxviii,(3), 4-625,(1). Illustrations and maps in the text. 8vo, cloth. "The most complete factual study of ancientPolynesian society to date, this book offers a fresh interpretation of a m ajor cultural area and, at the same time, challenges some common assumptions of traditional anthropological theory. Solidly based on empirical evidence, Irving Goldman's study centers on Polynesia as an example of an aristocratic society. He offer a concept of the status system as a focal point ... View more info

Ancient Voyagers in the Pacific. Pelican pbk

By: SHARP, Andrew COOK, James)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Penguin, Harmondsworth, 1957,:

Seller ID: 16877


SHARP, Andrew. Ancient Voyagers in the Pacific. (Harmondsworth) : Penguin, (1957). Pp 240 + 12 p of plates. 12mo, card covers. Beddie 2333. Pelican paperback A404. Chapters: 1. Captain Cook's Forgotten Theory; 2. Primitive Navigation; 3. The Polynesian Dispersal; 4. Where Did the Pacific Islanders Come From?; 5. The Traditions; 6. Accidental settlers from Three Kingdoms; 7. The Lonely Islands; 8. Early Man in New Zealand; 9. The Extent of Deliberate Early Voyaging. With bibliography and index. Very good. 10.00 View more info

Annual Report of the Auckland Institute and Museum For 1929-30

By: Auckland Institute and Museum)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Wilson & Horton, Ltd., 1930,:

Seller ID: 57438


(Auckland Institute and Museum). Annual Report of the Auckland Institute and Museum For 1929-30. Presented at the Annual General Meeting held on 28th May, 1930. Auckland: Wilson & Horton, Ltd., 1930. Pp. 56. Frontis. 8vo, green card covers, black titles to front. Includes reports made by the Council, financial statements and a list of benefactors. Front cover lightly soiled, inkstamp and red notation to front, else vg. 15.00 View more info

Annual Report of the Auckland Institute and Museum For 1931-32

By: Auckland Institute and Museum)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Wilson & Horton, Ltd., 1932,:

Seller ID: 57440


(Auckland Institute and Museum). Annual Report of the Auckland Institute and Museum For 1931-32. Adopted at the Annual General Meeting held on 25th May, 1932. Auckland: [Auckland Institute and Museum] , 1941. Pp. 51. Frontis. 8vo, grey card covers, black titles to front. "With the Compliments of the Director and Secretary, Auckland Institute and Museum, Auckland, New Zealand" slip laid in. Includes reports made by the Council, financial statements and a list of benefactors. Covers lightly soiled, faint central crease, inkstamp to front, else vg. 10.00 View more info

Annual Report of the Auckland Institute and Museum For 1940-41

By: Auckland Institute and Museum)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Wilson & Horton, Ltd., 1941,:

Seller ID: 57439


(Auckland Institute and Museum). Annual Report of the Auckland Institute and Museum For 1940-41. Adopted at the Annual General Meeting held on 4th June, 1941. Auckland: [Auckland Institute and Museum], 1941. Pp. 43. 8vo, light blue card covers, black titles to front. "With the Compliments of the Director and Secretary, Auckland Institute and Museum, Auckland, New Zealand" slip laid in. Includes reports made by the Council, financial statements and a list of benefactors. Covers slightly soiled, inkstamp to front, else vg. 10.00 View more info

Archaeology of Contact in Settler Societies. First Edition, Paperback

By: MURRAY, Tim, (ed.) KLIMKO, Olga DELGADO, James P. ACHESON, Steven

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Cambridge University Press,, Cambridge , 2004, ISBN:0521796822:

Seller ID: 114947


HUNTER, John, and Ian RALSTON, (eds.). The Archaeology of Britain : An Introduction from Earliest Times to the Twenty-first Century. Second Edition. (Cambridge) : Cambridge University Press, (2004). Pp (4),v-xviii,1-454,(8). Some illustrations, diagrams, tables in the text. Maps. 8vo, photo-illustrated black & yellow cardcovers, lettered in white, black spine, yellow and white lettering to spine.. "Several decades of research into the archaeologyof contact in North America have laid the foundations for the global explo ration of the archaeology of European colonization. It is significant, ... View more info

Argen The Gull. Cdn ed, ex lib, in torn dj

By: RUSSELL, Franklin

Price: $17.50

Publisher: McClelland and Stewart, 1964,:

Seller ID: 6182


RUSSELL, Franklin. Argen the Gull. With photographs by the author. Tor. & Montreal : McClelland and Stewart Limited, (1964). First Canadian Edition. Printed in the U.S. Pp (16), 3-236, (3), + 8 leaves of photos. 8vo, blue cloth. O'Dea 3763, Laugher p.512, Spadoni & Donnelly 1750. "Franklin Russell [b.1922 in New Zealand], the author of Watchers at the Pond, tells the storyof of Argen's life with dramatic intensity and with the intimate knowledge of the herring gull (Larus argentatus) gained from long and arduous campai gns on the rugged coastal cliff of Newfoundland." - from the dj. Ex... View more info

Argen The Gull. Cdn in dj

By: RUSSELL, Franklin

Price: $30.00

Publisher: McClelland and Stewart Limited, 1964,:

Seller ID: 6054


RUSSELL, Franklin. Argen the Gull. With photographs by the author. Tor. & Montreal : McClelland and Stewart Limited, (1964). First Canadian Edition. Printed in the U.S. Pp (16),3-236,(3),+ 8 leaves of photos. 8vo, blue cloth.O'Dea 3763, Laugher p.512, Spadoni & Donnelly 1750. "Franklin Russell [b.1 922 in New Zealand], the author of Watchers at the Pond, tells the story ofof Argen's life with dramatic intensity and with the intimate knowledge of the herring gull (Larus argentatus) gained from long and arduous campaigns on the rugged coastal cliff of Newfoundland." - from the dj. Vg in ... View more info

Argen The Gull. US ed, ex lib, in chipped dj

By: RUSSELL, Franklin

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Knopf, 1964,:

Seller ID: 5986


RUSSELL, Franklin. Argen the Gull. With photographs by the author. N.Y.: Alfred A. Knopf, 1964. First Edition. Printed in the U.S. Pp (16), 3-236, (3), + 8 leaves of photos. 8vo, blue cloth. O'Dea 3763. "Franklin Russell [b.1922 in New Zealand], the author of Watchers at the Pond, tells the story of of Argen's life with dramatic intensity and with the intimate knowledge of the herring gull (Larus argentatus) gained from long and arduous campaigns on the rugged coastal cliff of Newfoundland." - from the dj. Ex library ow vg in chipped, price-clipped dj. 17.50 View more info

Argen the Gull. 1st UK in dj

By: RUSSELL, Franklin

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Hodder and Stoughton, 1965,:

Seller ID: 28347


RUSSELL, Franklin. Argen the Gull. With photographs by the author. (L.) : Hodder and Stoughton, (1965). First UK Edition. Pp (16),3-239,(3),+ 8 leaves of photos. 8vo, green cloth. O'Dea 3763, Laugher p.512, Spadoni & Donnelly 1750. "Franklin Russell [b.1922 in New Zealand], the author of Watchers at the Pond, tells the story of of Argen's life with dramatic intensity and with the intimate knowledge of the herring gull (Larus argentatus) gained from long and arduous campaigns on the rugged coastal cliff of Newfoundland." - from the dj. Light spotting to cloth, foxing to edges, else vg i... View more info

Around the World in Wanderer III. 1st UK no dj

By: HISCOCK, Eric C.

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press, London, 1957,:

Seller ID: 92445


HISCOCK, Eric C. Around the World in Wanderer III. With 62 Photographs by the Author, 9 Charts and 3 Diagrams. London: Oxford University Press, (1956). First Printing. Pp 275. Illustrated. Maps. 8vo, blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Toy 428. 18 chapters including: "Panama"; "Nukuhiva and Tahiti"; "Bora-Bora to Pago Pago"; "Fiji"; "New Zealand"; "The Tasman Sea and Sydney"; "Indian Ocean Islands". With index. Light wear to spine ends, inner hinges tender, nametag, else vg. Lacking dj. 16.00 View more info

As The World Wags On : The Autobiography of a Roving Editor.. First Printing in dustjacket. signed

By: FORD, Arthur R. LANDON, Fred, foreword BRUCE, Charles, association copy

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Ryerson Press, Toronto, 1950,:

Seller ID: 107435


FORD, Arthur R. As The World Wags On. Foreword by Fred Landon. Toronto : The Ryerson Press, (November 1950). First Printing. Pp (4),v-x,1-228,(2). 8vo, red cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Dustjacket flap adds : The Autobiography of a Roving Editor. Watters p.500. Arthur Rutherford Ford (b. December 6, 1880, Point Edward, Lambton, Ontario- d. 1968). "One of Canada's leadingnewspapermen has brought together into one volume the story of the last fi fty years. The expanding days of the Canadian West when thousands of immigrants poured weekly through Winnipeg, the building of the railways and t... View more info