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Mountain Flowers. First Edition in dustjacket.

By: RAVEN, John and Max WALTERS. New Naturalist: A Survey of British Natural History, 33)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Collins, London, 1956,:

Seller ID: 103704


RAVEN, John and Max WALTERS. Mountain Flowers. [Jacket design by Clifford and Rosemary Ellis]. London: Collins, 1956. First Printing. Pp. (4),v-xv,(1),[1]-240, + 40 p. of plates (16 of which are in colour). Illustrated. 8vo, green cloth with gilt lettering to spine. #33 in The New Naturalist: A Survey of British Natural History series. Editors: James Fisher, John Gilmour, Julian Huxley, L. Dudley Stamp. Photographic editor: Eric Hosking. "This isthe first book ever published on the wild flowers of British mountains. 'M ountain Flowers' to most people mean 'Swiss Alpines'. The popularity of... View more info

Mountbatten and the Men of the Kelly. in dj

By: PATTINSON, William MOUNTBATTEN, Lord) H.R.H The Prince of Wales. (Foreword) ZIEGLER, Philip. (Preface)

Price: $60.00

Publisher: William Kimber, 1986,:

Seller ID: 65685


PATTINSON, William. Mountbatten and the Men of the "Kelly". Foreword by H.R.H. The Prince of Wales; preface by Philip Ziegler. Wellingborough: PatrickStephens, (1986). Pp 216. Illustrated with numerous photos and facsimiles to text. 4to, black cloth. For the first two years of the World War II Captain Louis Mountbatten commanded the destroyer HMS Kelly. Although the ship was sunk during the Battle of Crete Mountbatten maintained a close association with the surviving crew members through the Kelly Reunion Association in which he served as President until his death. "This is the sto... View more info

Mrs. Fraser on the Fatal Shore. 1st US in dj

By: ALEXANDER, Michael FRASER, Eliza

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Simon and Schuster, 1971,:

Seller ID: 18865


ALEXANDER, Michael. Mrs. Fraser on the Fatal Shore. N.Y.: Simon and Schuster, (1971). First US Printing. Pp 189. Illustrated. 8vo, beige cloth spine. "In the year 1835, the pregnant Mrs. Fraser left her three children in the safe hands of her minister and set sail with her ailing husband, the captain of the Stirling Castle, on an ill-fated voyage from London to Sydney, Australia. The boat foundered and sank on the Great Barrier Reef off New South Wales and what follows is a dire tale indeed." - from the dj. Ex-library, else vg in dj. 22.00 View more info

Mrs. Thrale

By: SEELEY, L.B., ed THRALE, Mrs.

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Scribner's, 1890,:

Seller ID: 39397


SEELEY, L.B., ed. Mrs. Thrale Afterwards Mrs. Piozzi : A Sketch of Her Lifeand Passages from Her Diaries, Letters & Other Writings. Edited by L.B. Se eley. With Nine Illustrations after Hogarth, Reynolds, Zoffany, & Others. NY: Charles Scribner's Sons, (1890). Pp 336, frontis., [8] leaves plates. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt to front and spine. Inner hinges cracked, heavily rubbed, chipping to spine ends and front corners, a few spots of foxing internally, owner's signature, else good. 65.00 View more info

Music in Wales: Casgliad Cyntaf o Donau a Hymnau. as is.

By: NATIONAL COUNCIL OF MUSIC IN WALES

Price: $20.00

Publisher: National Council of Music in Wales, Aberystwyth, 1921,:

Seller ID: 96393


NATIONAL COUNCIL OF MUSIC IN WALES. Music in Wales: Casgliad Cyntaf o Donaua Hymnau. Aberystwyth: National Council of Music, (1921). (3), 2-84, (2). 8vo, green stapled card covers. Contents: Intrada; Bethel; Braint; Braint; Brynhyfryd; Caersalem; Crugybar; Cyfamod; Dorcas; Elliot; Gogerddan; Gonfalon Royal; Gopsal; Groeswen; Gwahoddiad; Hyfrydol; Jabez; Lasst uns Erfreuen; Liverpool; Llanfair; Llangeitho; Llanilar; Llanilar; Llanllyfni; Lledrod;Mannheim; Mannheim; Moab; Morgannwg; Rhyddid; Moriah; Moriah; Olivet; Peni el; Ramoth; Rheidiol; St. Columba; St. John; St. Mary; St. Matthew; Sine Nom... View more info

My Favourite Stories of Wales. 1st UK in dj

By: MORRIS, Jan

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Lutterworth Press, Guildford and London, 1980,:

Seller ID: 33520


MORRIS, Jan. My Favourite Stories of Wales. Guildford and London : Lutterworth Press, (1980). First Printing. Pp 127. 8vo, brown cloth. Vg in dj. 30.00 View more info

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My Holidays on Inland Waterways : 2000 Miles Cruising by Motor Boat and Pleasure Skiff on the Canals and Rivers of Great Britain. Third Edition

By: BONTHRON, P

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Thomas Murby, 1919,: 1919

Seller ID: 35645


BONTHRON, P. My Holidays on Inland Waterways : 2000 Miles Cruising by MotorBoat and Pleasure Skiff an the Canals and Rivers of Great Britain. L: Thom as Murby, (1919). Third Edition. Pp 186, frontis., fldg. map, 31 leaves plates. 8vo, red cloth. Toy 1137: "Chatty but straightforward accounts of a series of cruises on most of the extant navigable waterways of England, Scotland, and Wales. Based on articles which appeared in The Motorboat, The Motor, The Autocar, and The Lock to Lock Times. A complete itinerary, with mileage, is given on pp. xi-xvi." General guidelines and specific itinerarie... 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

Naval Review. Vol. 10. No. 1. February ,1922 [to] Vol. 10. No. 4. November, 1922

By: HENDERSON, W. H., (ed.) MARKHAM, E.L. PERRIN, William Gordon CUSTANCE, R.N.

Price: $120.00

Publisher: 1922,:

Seller ID: 110840


HENDERSON, W. H., (ed.). The Naval Review. Vol. X. No. 1. February ,1922 [to] Vol. X. No. 4. November, 1922. (London : Naval Society, 1922). Pp (8),[1]-156.(6); (6),[157]-331,(15); (6).[333]-500,(2); (6),[501]-678,(5), plus plates and maps (some folding). 8vo, rebound in brown half-calf with brown cloth boards and gilt lettering to spine. Contents of Vol. X, No. 1 : Outlines of History- II. Emigration. by Captain W. H. C. S. Thring, C.B.E. R.A.N.; Battle by Night; Tactical Defence of a Convoy; The Tactical Use of Smoke in Fleet Actions; How Does Really Fine Character Function?; A Defence Organ... View more info

Navy Ball ...- Bundles for Britain

By: Navy Ball) TOWERS, John Henry, Admiral FOWLER, Gene

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Bundles for Britain, New York, 1941,:

Seller ID: 81001


(Navy Ball). Navy Ball ...- Bundles for Britain. (New York : Bundles for Britain, 1941). Pp [1]-104. Illustrated. Advertisements. 4to, illustrated card covers. The Navy Ball was held at the Waldorf-Astoria, November 26, 1941.Bundles for Britain was an organization that provided non-military aid for the British people, knitted items, clothes, etc., made and collected mostl y by women. Upon the entrance of the United States into the war, Bundles for Britain evolved into the United States Naval Aide Auxiliary. Contents : How Bundles for Britain Started. Accomplishments. New Tasks Ahead – by Nat... View more info

Needles Point

By: BOYLE, Martin and Ken TRETHEWEY TRETHEWEY, Ken (photos) Lighthouses of England and Wales)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: B & T Publications, Southampton, 1996, ISBN:1901043002:

Seller ID: 47282


BOYLE, Martin and Ken TRETHEWEY. Needles Point. (Southampton): B & T Publications, (1996). Pp. 24. Illustrated with black & white photographs by Ken Trethewey. 8vo, stapled ill. card covers. From the Lighthouses of England and Wales series. Situated off the Isle of Wight, at the end of a line of magnificent chalk cliffs, Needles Point Light was first visible on May 22, 1859. Automated in 1995, the light is still operating, monitored by the keepers at St. Catherine's Light, which is further along the coast. Small stickermark to upper corner of title page, else vg. 10.00 View more info

Neeluk : An Eskimo Boy in the Days of the Whaling Ships

By: KITTREDGE, Frances ROCK, Howard "Weyahok"

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Alaska Northwest Books, Portland, OR, 2001, ISBN:0882405462:

Seller ID: 43837


KITTREDGE, Frances. Neeluk : An Eskimo Boy in the Days of the Whaling Ships. Illustrations by Howard "Weyahok" Rock. (Portland, Or.): Alaska NorthwestBooks, (2001). Pp 88. 8vo, ill. card covers. "Author Frances Kittredge liv ed in Wales, Alaska, from 1900 to 1902, when she gathered materials for this incredible collection of stories- a cross-section of everyday life among these Native Alaskans before Western influences permanently changed the ways of the people." -from the cover. Vg. 9.00 View more info

New and Popular Pictorial Description of England, Scotland, Ireland, Wales,and the British Islands. Embellished with Several Hundred Handsome Engravi ngs, illustrating the natural scenery, curiosities, antiquities, Druidical and Roman remains, mansions,

By: SEARS, Robert.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Published by Robert Sears, New York, 1847,:

Seller ID: 88395


SEARS, Robert. A New and Popular Pictorial Description of England, Scotland, Ireland, Wales, and the British Islands. Embellished with Several HundredHandsome Engravings, illustrating the natural scenery, curiosities, antiqu ities, Druidical and Roman remains, mansions, cathedrals, abbeys, churches,colleges, castes, and other great works of architecture, etc., etc., which abound in those celebrated countries. Carefully compiled from the best and latest sources. Sixth Thousand. New York : Published by Robert Sears, MDCC CXLVII [1847]. Pp [1]-557,(3),1-8(ads), frontis. Illustrated. 8vo, brown ca... View more info

Newfoundland : A Pictorial Record : Historical Prints and Illustrations ofthe Province of Newfoundland, Canada 1497-1887. First Edition in dustjack et.

By: de VOLPI, Charles OUTERBRIDGE, Leonard, foreword deVOLPI, Charles]

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Longman Canada Limited, 1972,:

Seller ID: 2266


de VOLPI, Charles. Newfoundland : A Pictorial Record : Historical Prints and Illustrations of the Province of Newfoundland, Canada 1497-1887. N.pl.: Longman Canada Limited, (1972). First Edition. Pp (4),v-xii,1-17 + 181 plates. Sm all folio, green cloth with a view of St.John's laid on front board, with gilt lettering to spine. O'Dea 4967. Charles Patrick de Volpi (b. July16, 1911 – d. November 24, 1981). Foreword by Col. the Hon. Sir Leonard Ou terbridge. With short biographies of the artists and engravers as well as achronology of Newfoundland history. "This is my own, my native land!&... View more info

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Newfoundland and Its Missionaries In Two Parts. To which is added a Chronological Table of all the Important Events that have occured on the Island. First Edition

By: WILSON, William

Price: $600.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. / Halifax, 1866,: 1866

Seller ID: 3942


WILSON, William. Newfoundland and Its Missionaries. In Two Parts. To which is added a Chronological Table of all the Important Events that have occured on the Island. Cambridge, Mass.: Printed by Dakin & Metcalf / Halifax, N.S.: Sold at the Weslayan Book Room, 1866. Pp (4),[iii]-xii,(4),17-448,(2). 8vo, brown pressed cloth. O'Dea 723, TPL 6242, Watters 856, Morley p.59, Rhodenizer p.360. A detailed account of the rise of Methodism in Newfoundland. Also much of wider interest as seen in the following chapter headings : Part I. 1. Geographical Position and Area... View more info

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Newfoundland and Its Missionaries. inscribed copy

By: WILSON, William

Price: $750.00

Publisher: Dakin and Metcalf / Wesleyan Book Room, Cambridge, MA / Halifax, 1866,:

Seller ID: 71642


WILSON, William. Newfoundland and Its Missionaries. In Two Parts. To which is added a Chronological Table of all the Important Events that have occurred on the Island. Cambridge, Mass.: Printed by Dakin & Metcalf / Halifax, N.S.: Sold at the Weslayan Book Room, 1866. First Edition. Pp. (4),[iii]-xii,(4),17-448,(2). 8vo, green pressed cloth with gilt lettering to spine. O'Dea 723, TPL 6242, Watters 856, Morley p.59, Rhodenizer p.360. A detailed account of the rise of Methodism in Newfoundland. Also much of wider interest as seen in the following chapter headings : View more info

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Newfoundland and Its Missionaries. Crewe's copy

By: WILSON, William

Price: $700.00

Publisher: 1866,: 1866

Seller ID: 18084


WILSON, William. Newfoundland and Its Missionaries. In Two Parts. To which is added a Chronological Table of all the Important Events that have occurred on the Island. Cambridge, Mass.: Printed by Dakin & Metcalf / Halifax, N.S.: Sold at the Weslayan Book Room, 1866. First Edition. Pp (4),[iii]-xii,(4),17-448,(2). 8vo, green pressed cloth. O'Dea 723, TPL 6242, Watters 856, Morley p.59, Rhodenizer p.360. A detailed account of the rise of Methodism in Newfoundland. Also much of wider interest as seen in the following chapter headings : Part I. 1. Geographical Posi... View more info

North Atlantic Frontier of Medieval Europe : Vikings and Celts

By: MULDOON, James (ed.) Expansion of Latin Europe, 1000-1500, Vol. 3

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Ashgate Variorum , Farnham, Surrey / Burlington, VT, 2009, ISBN:9780754659587:

Seller ID: 113088


MULDOON, James, (ed.). The North Atlantic Frontier of Medieval Europe : Vikings and Celts. (Farnham, Surrey / Burlington, VT) : Ashgate Variorum, (2009). Pp (4),[v]-xxxvii,(1),[1]-395,(7). Illustrated. Index. 8vo, black cloth, silver lettering to front board and spine. The Expansion of Latin Europe,1000-1500, Volume 3. Contents : Introduction. Part One - The Viking Age. 1 . A note on the Norse occupation of Ireland (by Jean I. Young). 2. Vikings in the West Atlantic: a model of Norse Greenlandic medieval society (by Christian Keller). 3. The political policies of Cnut as king of England (by La... View more info

Notable Events in Pictou County. First Edition, Signed

By: MacDONALD, Clyde F.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Clyde F. Macdonald, New Glasgow, NS, 2005, ISBN:09687945056:

Seller ID: 112210


MacDONALD, Clyde F. Notable Events in Pictou County. New Glasgow, Nova Scotia : "Published by Clyde F. Macdonald", (September) 2005. First Edition. "This book is sold by Pictou County Roots Society"; "Printed by Advocate Printing and Publishing Company Limited, Pictou, Nova Scotia". Pp. 1-196. With 95 b&w photos as well as many other illustrations ithe text. 8vo, photo-illustrated blue card covers. Contents: 1. Church's Livery Stables establishedin New Glasgow, 1868; 2. The big fire in New Glasgow, 1874; 3. The Lulan c omes to New Glasgow, 1877; 4. Robert P. Grant of Pi... View more info

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Nova Scotia : A Pictorial Record. Historical Prints and Illustrations of the Province of Nova Scotia, Canada 1605-1878. First Edition in dustjacket

By: de VOLPI, Charles P. HICKS, Henry D., foreword deVOLPI, Charles]

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Longman, 1974,:

Seller ID: 10435


de VOLPI, Charles P. Nova Scotia : A Pictorial Record. Historical Prints and Illustrations of the Province of Nova Scotia, Canada 1605-1878. (Foreword by Henry D. Hicks). N.pl.: Longman Canada Limited, (1974). First Edition. Pp (4), v-xii, 1-11 + 160 plates. Small folio (248 x 328 mm), tan cloth with a view of Halifax laid on front board, with gilt lettering to spine. Not in Tennyson. Charles Patrick de Volpi (b. July 16, 1911 – d. November 24, 1981). 35 of the prints reproduced can be considered marine views: many harbour scenes and several shipwr... View more info