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Nutmeg of Consolation. 1st US in dj.

By: O'BRIAN, Patrick Aubrey-Maturin 14)

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Norton, New York, 1991, ISBN:0393030326:

Seller ID: 96910


O'BRIAN, Patrick. The Nutmeg of Consolation . New York: W.W. Norton & Company, (1991). First American Printing. Pp. (10),7-315,(1). 8vo, blue cloth spine with grey patterned paper covered boards, gilt lettering to spine. The fourteenth instalment of the epic Jack Aubrey / Stephen Maturin series. "'The Nutmeg of Consolation' very nearly ends before it has properly begun. Wejoin Captain Aubrey, ship's surgeon and intelligence agent Stephen Maturin , and the crew of the Diane where the hand of Providence left them at the end of 'The Thirteen Gun Salute': shipwrecked by a typhoon and eking out... View more info

Old Devils. First American Edition in dustjacket

By: AMIS, Kingsley

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Summit, New York, 1987,:

Seller ID: 3396


AMIS, Kingsley. The Old Devils : A Novel. New York : Summit, (1987). First Printing. Pp (8), 294, (2). 8vo, purple cloth spine. Winner of the 1986 Booker Prize for Fiction. "Malcolm, Peter and Charlie and their Soave-sodden wives have one main ambition left in life: to drink Wales dry. But their routine is both shaken and stirred when they are joined by professional Welshman Alun Weaver (CBE) and his wife, Rhiannon." "The Old Devils shows the awful and absurd consequences when a group of men and women begin to move out of the comfortable shelter of middle age into a new sense of is... View more info

Old Devils. First Edition in dustjacket

By: AMIS, Kingsley

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Hutchinson, London, 1986, ISBN:0091637902:

Seller ID: 7172


AMIS, Kingsley. The Old Devils. London : Hutchinsion, (1986). First Edition. Pp. 294. 8vo, brown cloth, gilt titles to spine. Winner of the 1986 Booker Prize for Fiction. "Malcolm, Peter and Charlie and their Soave-sodden wives have one main ambition left in life: to drink Wales dry. But their routine is both shaken and stirred when they are joined by professional WelshmanAlun Weaver (CBE) and his wife, Rhiannon." "The Old Devils shows the awful and absurd consequences when a group of men and women begin to move out of the comfortable shelter of middle age into a new sense of isola... View more info

On Rustico Shore

By: DALZIEL, Marjorie Hooper

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Ragweed Press, Charlottetown, 1982, ISBN:0920304184:

Seller ID: 12692


DALZIEL, Marjorie Hooper. On Rustico Shore. Charlottetown : Ragweed Press, 1982. First Edition. Pp (8),7-108,(2). Illustrated by Hilda Woolnough. 8vo,light blue card covers. "Marjorie Hooper Dalziel was born in Rusticco, Pri nce Edward Island, in the farmhouse of her maternal grandparents. She was educated a t Prince of Wales College in Charlottetown. Most of her lifetime has been spent in Rustico. Marjorie began writing at the age of 8, and had her first poem published then. Over the years she has had poems, articles and short stories published locally. On Rusico Shore is her first novel.... View more info

On the Frequency of Gales in the Arctic and Antarctic. An article in The Geographical Journal, Vol. 123, Part 3, September 1957

By: LAMB, H.H. Geographical Journal, 123:3, September 1957) CUNNINGHAM, Allan. CARRUTHERS, Ian

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Royal Geographical Society, London, 1957,:

Seller ID: 102925


(The Geographical Journal). LAMB, H.H. "On the Frequency of Gales in the Arctic and Antarctic". An article in The Geographical Journal, Vol. CXXIII, Part III, September 1957, pp. 287-297. London: The Royal Geographical Society, 1957. Pp. i-xii,[283]-436,(2), + 8 p. of black and white plates and 3 folding maps. Illustrated. 8vo, printed blue card covers. Also includes: Sir James Marshall-Cornwall's presidential address (pp. 283-286); J.C. Grover's"Some Geographical Aspects of the British Solomon Islands in the Western P acific" (pp. 298-317); C.J. Edmonds's "Shar Bazher and ... View more info

One Year of Life : The Story of H.M.S. Prince of Wales. in dj.

By: FRANKLIN, Alan and Gordon FRANKLIN FRANKLIN, Gordon.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Blackwood, 1944,:

Seller ID: 63531


FRANKLIN, Alan and Gordon FRANKLIN. One Year of Life : The Story of H.M.S. Prince of Wales. Edinburgh: William Blackwood & Sons, 1944. Pp 93, frontis., + [6] pp plates, [1] map to text. 8vo, blue cloth. Law 0996. An eye-witness account of the last year of H.M.S. Prince of Wales, penned by one of herofficers and his father. Chapters : A First Page; Home is the Sailor, Home from Sea; A Great Ship Comes to Life, and I Join Her; Working Up; The Bism arck Action; I Watch History Being Made; Singapore; Assignment with Death; Penang; Javan Interlude; Javan Postscript; A Last Page. Front hinge cracked... View more info

Operation Raleigh : The Start of an Adventure. 1st US card covers

By: BLASHFORD-SNELL, John

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Harper, 1990,:

Seller ID: 18156


BLASHFORD-SNELL, John. Operation Raleigh : The Start of an Adventure. (N.Y.) : Harper Paperbacks, (November 1990). First US Printing. Pp 175. Illustrated. 8vo, card covers. "HRH The Prince of Wales launched the flagship of Operation Raleigh at the start of a four-year expedition giving 4000 young people from 150 countries a chance to prove their worth, to themselves and the world." - from the back cover. Vg. 15.00 View more info

Orthopaedics in Australia : The History of the Australian Orthopaedic Association. in dj.

By: BARRY, Hugh

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Australian Orthopaedic Association, Sydney, 2000, ISBN:0959198903:

Seller ID: 72848


BARRY, Hugh. Orthopaedics in Australia : The History of the Australian Orthopaedic Association . (Sydney, New South Wales): Australian Orthopaedic Association, (2000). Pp. (8),[1]-319,(1). Illustrated. Large 8vo, green cloth with gilt lettering to spine. A history of the Association that was foundedin 1936. Vg in dj. 60.00 View more info

Oswestry

By: MITCHELL, Bernard, comp. Archive Photographs Series

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Chalford Press, Bath, 1994, ISBN:0752400320:

Seller ID: 97844


MITCHELL, Bernard, comp. Oswestry. Compiled by Bernard Mitchell. Bath: The Chalford Press, (1994). Pp. (1),2-128. Copiously illustrated in black and white. 8vo, illustrated grey card covers. A volume in The Archive Photographs Series. "This fascinating collection of over 200 old photographs of Oswestry evokes memories of a bygone age. These scenes of quiet streets, small family-run shops and horse-drawn vehicles seem remote from the modern town but surprisingly much that is portrayed here will be remembered by many people. The speed of change has been great. Although the book contains a re... View more info

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Other Languages of Europe : Demographic, Sociolinguistic and Educational Perspectives, Hardcover

By: EXTRA, Guus and Durk GORTER, (eds.) GORTER, Durk Multilingual Matters 118

Price: $70.00

Publisher: Multilingual Matters Ltd., Clevedon, UK, 2001, ISBN:1853595101: 2001

Seller ID: 54561

ISBN: 1853595101


EXTRA, Guus and Durk GORTER, (eds.). The Other Languages of Europe : Demographic, Sociolinguistic and Educational Perspectives. Multilingual Matters 118. Clevedon, UK : Multilingual Matters Ltd., (2001). Pp. 454. 8vo, yellow and blue paper-covered boards, blue lettering to front & spine. Multilingual Matters 118. This volume focuses on some of Europe's peripheral languages, with the first section dealing with regional languages such as Gaelic, Welsh, Basque, and Frisian, the second section dealing with "immigrant languages" adopted into European nations as a result... View more info

Other Languages of Europe : Demographic, Sociolinguistic and Educational Perspectives. Paperback

By: EXTRA, Guus and Durk GORTER (edited by) GORTER, Durk (ed.) Multilingual Matters, 118)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Multilingual Matters Ltd., Clevedon, 2001, ISBN:1853595098:

Seller ID: 66422


EXTRA, Guus and Durk GORTER (edited by). The Other Languages of Europe : Demographic, Sociolinguistic and Educational Perspectives. Edited by Guus Extra and Durk Gorter. Clevedon: Multilingual Matters Inc., (2001). Pp. [3],vi-x,(1)-454. 8vo, printed yellow and blue card covers. Multilingual Matters,no. 118. This volume focuses on some of Europe's peripheral languages, wit h the first section dealing with regional languages such as Gaelic, Welsh, Basque, and Frisian, the second section dealing with "immigrant languages" adopted into European nations as a result of colonialism, and the t... View more info

Out of Africa. First American Edition in dustjacket

By: DINESEN, Isak BLIXEN, Karen

Price: $185.00

Publisher: Random House, New York, 1938,:

Seller ID: 52895


DINESEN, Isak. Out of Africa. New York : Random House, (1938). First American Edition. Pp (6),vii-ix,(3),3-389,(1). 8vo, black cloth spine, ochre boards, gilt outline of bird on front board, gilt titles and decorative toolingto spine, top edge dyed a pale green. "In this book, the author of 'Seven Gothic Tales' gives a true account of her life on her plantation in Kenya. She tells with classic simplicity of the ways of the country and the natives: of the beauty of the Ngong Hills and coffee trees in blossom: of her guests, from the Prince of Wales to Knudsen, the old charcoal burner, who v... View more info

Outposts of Celtica : History and Heroes in the Celtic World.

By: MacLEAN, J.P.

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Glen Margaret Publishing, Tantallon, N.S., 2009, ISBN:9781897462126:

Seller ID: 90310


MacLEAN, J.P. Outposts of Celtica : History and Heroes in the Celtic World.(Tantallon, N.S.) : Glen Margaret Publishing, (November 2009). First Editi on. Pp [1]-232. Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated brown card covers. Contents :1. Origins of the Celts. 2. The Celtic World of Albion. 3. The Druids. 4. The Christians. 5. Wales and the Brythonic Kingdoms. 6. Ireland. 7. Scotland and the Isle of Man. 8. New World Outposts (including “Celtic Cape Breton, Province of Nova Scotia, Canada,” pp 218-224). Very good. 16.00 View more info

Over Exposed : Essays on Contemporary Photography. Paperback.

By: SQUIERS, Carol, ed.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New Press, New York, 1999, ISBN:1565845226:

Seller ID: 109888


SQUIERS, Carol, (ed.). Over Exposed : Essays on Contemporary Photography. Edited by Carol Squiers. New York: The New Press, (1999). First Paperback Printing. Pp. (6),1-330. 8vo, illustrated reddish card covers with black spine, pale blue lettering to front cover and spine. "In recent years, photographic images have been blamed from everything from heroin chic and meaningless politics to women's distorted body images and the death of Princess Diana. In 'Over Exposed', a group of distinguished photographers, critics, and cultural historians examine the many roles of photography in contempora... View more info

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Palm Line. First Edition in dustjacket

By: DUNN, Laurence & P.M. HEATON HEATON, P.M.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: P.M. Heaton Publishing, Abergavenny, Gwent, 1994, ISBN:1872006019: 1994

Seller ID: 50827

ISBN: 1872006019


DUNN, Laurence & P.M. HEATON. Palm Line. Abergavenny, Gwent, Great Britain : P.M. Heaton Publishing, 1994. First Edition. Pp. (4),5-64 + 112 pages of plates. Illustrated with b&w photos. 8vo (145 x 216 mm), green cloth, with gilt lettering to spine. Laurence Dunn (b. 1909, Llandaff, Wales - d. 2006). Paul Heaton (b. Pontypool, Gwent, Llandaff, Wales). They had not met at the time of publication. Though the Palm Line was established in 1949, the authors give us not merely a history of this shipping company but they recall its predecessors born out ... View more info

Paris Edition : The Autobiography of Waverley Root 1927-1934. First Editionin dustjacket

By: ROOT, Waverley ABT, Samuel (ed.)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: North Point Press, San Francisco, 1987, ISBN:0865472769:

Seller ID: 106284


ROOT, Waverley. The Paris Edition : The Autobiography of Waverley Root 1927-1934. Edited and with an Introduction by Samuel Abt. San Francisco : NorthPoint Press, 1987. First Edition. Pp (6),vi-xvi,(2),[1]-208. 8vo, red clot h, gilt lettering to spine. "Waverley Root, reporter, editor, author, was anatural storyteller who, during his years as a reporter on the Paris editi on of the Chicago Tribune, was at the center of the most exciting period ofAmerican cultural activity in Paris". (from the dj). Contents : Introducti on by Samuel Abt; An International Sport; I Never Knew Hemingway; B... View more info

Parliamentary Survey of the Duchy of Cornwall. 2 vols

By: Devon & Cornwall Record Society). POUNDS, Norman J. G. (ed. & intro) POUNDS, Norman J. G. (ed. & intro) New Series, Vol. 25 Prince of Wales (foreword)

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Devonshire Press. Ltd., 1977, ISBN:0901853259:

Seller ID: 45902


(Devon & Cornwall Record Society). POUNDS, Norman J. G. (ed. & intro.). With a foreword by HRH The Prince of Wales. The Parliamentary Survey of the Duchy of Cornwall. In two parts. New Series, Volume 25. Torquay: printed for the Society by The Devonshire Press. Ltd., 1982. Pp. 271. 8vo, grey, printed card covers. Part I: Austell Prior - Saltash; Part II: Isles of Scilly - West Antony and Manors in Devon. Some light browning to spine, else vg. 40.00 View more info

Passage to Mutiny. First Edition in dustjacket

By: KENT, Alexander BOLITHO)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Hutchinson, London, 1976, ISBN:0091263301:

Seller ID: 108824


KENT, Alexander. Passage to Mutiny. London: Hutchinson, (1976). First UK Printing. Pp. (8),[9]-319,(1). Illustrated endpapers. 8vo, blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. The ninth Richard Bolitho novel (bibliographically and sequentially). "In October 1789, Captain Richard Bolitho, in command of the frigate Tempest, arrives at Sydney, capital of the infant colony of NewSouth Wales. The ship has been in commission for two years and has been em ployed on isolated patrols, searching out pirates and protecting the great spread of trading concessions and their vulnerable supply routes. Inste... View more info

Patagonian Ice Cap. An article in The Geographical Journal, Vol. 123, Part 2, June 1957

By: TILMAN, H.W. Geographical Journal, 123:2, June 1957) KEDAR, Yehuda. WHEELER, Geoffrey

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Royal Geographical Society, London, 1957,:

Seller ID: 102924


(The Geographical Journal). TILMAN, H.W. "The Patagonian Ice Cap". An article in The Geographical Journal, Vol. CXXIII, Part II, June 1957, pp. 148-156. London: The Royal Geographical Society, 1957. Pp. i-x,[137]-282, + 15 p.of black and white plates. Illustrated. 8vo, printed blue card covers. Als o includes: Geoffrey Wheeler's "Recent Developments in Soviet Central Asia"(pp. 137-147); Michael Terry's "The Canning Basin of Western Australia" (p p. 157-166); Guy Arnold's "The Usun Apau Plateau" (pp. 167-178); Yehuda Kedar's "Water and Soil from the Desert: S... View more info

Pathways and Ceremonies : The cursus monuments of Britain and Ireland. First Edition

By: BARCLAY, Alistair, and Jan HARDING (eds.). Neolithic Studies Group Seminar Papers 4. HARDING, Jan.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Oxbow Books, Oxford and Oakville, 1999, ISBN:1900188422:

Seller ID: 113868


BARCLAY, Alistair, and Jan HARDING (eds.). Pathways and Ceremonies : The cursus monuments of Britain and Ireland. Oxford and Oakv ille : Oxbow Books, (1999). First Edition. Pp (14),[1]-154. Illustrated. Maps. Double Column. 4to, ilustrated pale blue card covers, lettered in white. Neolithic Studies Group Seminar Papers 4. Very good. 45.00 Contents : Introduction : 1. An introduction to the cursus monuments of Neolithic Britain and Ireland (by JanHarding and Alistair Barclay). Approaches and Themes : 2. Cursus monuments and the radiocarbon problem(by Alistair Barclay and Alex Bayliss). 3. Path ... View more info