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Patronage and Institutions : Science, Technology and Medicine at the European Court 1500-1750. First Edition in dustjacket

By: MORAN, Bruce T., (ed.) CORMACK, Lesley B.

Price: $90.00

Publisher: Boydell Press, Woodbridge, Suffolk, 1991, ISBN:0851152756: 1991

Seller ID: 110376

ISBN: 0851152756


MORAN, Bruce T., (ed.). Patronage and Institutions : Science, Technology and Medicine at the European Court 1500-1750. (Woodbridge, Suffolk) : The Boydell Press, (1991). First Edition. Pp (6),1-261,(5). Illustrated. 8vo, green cloth, silver lettering to spine. Contents : Introduction (by Bruce T. Moran); The Economy of Scientific Exchange in Early Modern Italy (by Paula Findlen); Court, Academy, and Printing House : Patronage and Scientific Careers in late renaissance Italy (by William Eamon); Patronage of mechanics andtheories of impact in sixteenth-century Ital... View more info

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Pembrey and Burry Port, Their Harbours, Shipwrecks and Looters. in dj.

By: NICHOLSON, John A GRIFFITHS, D. F. (foreword)

Price: $80.00

Publisher: Llanelli Borough Council, 1984,:

Seller ID: 39764


NICHOLSON, John A. Pembrey and Burry Port, Their Harbours, Shipwrecks and Looters. Foreword by D. F. Griffiths. Llanelli: Llanelli Borough Council, [ca. 1984]. Pp 168, 4 folding maps at rear. 8vo, red cloth. An anecdotal marine history of the infamous Welsh estuary to the end of the nineteenth century, well illustrated with photographs and maps. Vg in spine-sunned dj. 80.00 View more info

Pilgrim's Progress. First Edition in dustjacket.

By: NICHOLS, Beverley.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Jonathan Cape, London, 1952,:

Seller ID: 111266


NICHOLS, Beverley. A Pilgrim's Progress. London: Jonathan Cape, (1952). First US Printing. Pp. (6),7-253,(3). 8vo, red cloth with gilt lettering to spine, top edge dyed red. "Beverley Nichols shows Britain as a chaos of conflicting faiths. He describes, with drastic candour, the neglected streets ofCanterbury; he paints a dramatic picture of the crowds that throneg round the spirit healers; he candidly examines the claims of the Christian Scientists, and gives a brilliant analysis of the growing power of Rome. He has travelled from the valleys of Wales, where fiath is expressed in song, to... View more info

Place of Banishment : Port Macquarie 1818-1832.

By: McLACHLAN, Iaen.

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Hale & Iremonger, Sydney, NSW, 2002, ISBN:0868063177:

Seller ID: 86495


McLACHLAN, Iaen. Place of Banishment : Port Macquarie 1818-1832. (Sydney, NSW) : Hale & Iremonger, (June 2002). Second Printing. Pp (8),11-242. Illustrated. Maps. Index. 8vo, illustrated black card covers. "Port Macquarie, Australia's third oldest mainland port, was a 'place of banishment' where theworst convicts - those who had committed crimes after arriving in New Sout h Wales - were sent as punishment. Governor Macquarie instructed Captain Allman, the first Commandant, to keep all convicts 'at constant hard labour and use every precaution to prevent their escape'. But Macquarie's succe... View more info

Playgrounds of the Prairies

By: STEAD, Robert J. C.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: National Parks Service, Ottawa, 1948,:

Seller ID: 101417


[STEAD, Robert J. C.] Playgrounds of the Prairies. (Ottawa : National ParksService, Lands, and Development Services Branch, Department of Mines and R esources, n.d. [ca 1948]. Pp. 1-23,(1). Illustrated. Double column. Large 8vo, photo-illustrated wraps with a woman by a pump by a lake on front cover. With over 40 black & white photographs, one map. Parks : Riding Mountain National Park, Manitoba; Prince Albert National Park, Saskatchewan; Elk Island National Park, Alberta; Fort Prince of Wales, Manitoba; Wood Buffalo Park, part in Alberta, part in the Northwest Territories (the largest nationa... View more info

Police of Britain. First Edition in dustjacket

By: STEAD, Philip John

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Macmillan Publishing Company / Collier Macmillan Publishers, New York / London, 1985, ISBN:0029307600:

Seller ID: 115504


STEAD, Philip John. The Police of Britain. New York : Macmillan Publishing Company / London : Collier Macmillan Publishers, (1985). First Printing. Pp(6),vii-xiv,(2),1-185,(7). Map. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. "For centuries, horrified by the centralized militaristic police force of Europe, the British opposed every effort to install a professional police force, preferring instead the unpaid constabulary of ordinary citizens who had tended England's laws for 500 years. Only the extraordinary lawlessness of 18th- and early 19th-century London led the British reluctantly to acc... View more info

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Portrait of Julia. A novel. First Edition in dustjacket.

By: MacNEIL, Robert. MORRICE, J.W.).

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Formac Publishing Company Limited, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, 2013, ISBN:9781459502796:

Seller ID: 112172


MacNEIL, Robert. Portrait of Julia. A novel. (Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada): Formac Publishing Company Limited, (2013). First Printing. Pp (6),[7]-347,(5). 8vo (160 x 236 mm), tan cloth with gilt lettering to front cover & spine. Jacket design based on artwork by James Wilson Morrice. Robert Breckenridge Ware "Robin" MacNeil, OC (b. January 19, 1931, Montreal)."In 'Portrait of Julia', Robert MacNeil returns to a character who first appeared in 'Burden of Desire'. It is 1920, and Julia Robertson is a beautiful young war widow, aware of radical new ... View more info

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Portrait of the Artist as a Young Dog. 1st US in dj.

By: THOMAS, Dylan

Price: $500.00

Publisher: New Directions, 1940,:

Seller ID: 37823


THOMAS, Dylan. Portrait of the Artist as a Young Dog. Norfolk, Conn.: A New Directions Book, (1940). First US Edition. Pp 186. 8vo, maroon cloth. Very faint shelfwear to spine ends and front corners, faint discoloration at inner hinges, publisher's rubber stamp to ffep (indicating a review copy), else vg in rubbed, nicked dj. The first US edition was limited to 1000 copies. 500.00 View more info

Ports '88 : Guide to the Ports and Shipping Services of Associated British Ports

By: Associated British Ports

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Charter International Publications, in association with Associated British Ports, Kings Lynn, Norfolk, 1988,:

Seller ID: 74669


Associated British Ports. Ports '88 : Guide to the Ports and Shipping Services of Associated British Ports . Kings Lynn, Norfolk: Charter International Publications, in association with Associated British Ports, 1988. Pp. 1-156. Illustrated. Double column. Large 8vo, illustrated blue card covers. Includes sections on Humber ports, Southampton, South Wales ports, other smaller prots (Ayr, Troon, Barrow, Silloth, Fleetwood, Garston, King's Lynn, Lowestoft and Plymouth), and liner services. Vg. 15.00 View more info

Prince of Wales College, Charlottetown. Year Book 1946-47. card covers

By: Prince of Wales College)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: 1947,:

Seller ID: 8086


(Prince of Wales College). Prince of Wales College, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island. Year Book 1946-47. N.pl. : n.pub., (1947). Pp (3),4-128. Photos. 8vo, card covers. Vg. 20.00 View more info

Principles of Navigation. Second Impression in dustjacket.

By: ANDERSON, E.W. SADLER, D.H., foreword.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Hollis & Carter, London, 1971, ISBN:037000311x:

Seller ID: 26985


ANDERSON, E.W. The Principles of Navigation. Foreword by D.H. Sadler. London: Hollis & Carter, (1971). Second Impression. Pp. (6),[vii]-xiv,(2),[1]-653,(3). Illustrated. Index and bibliographies. 8vo, blue cloth. Toy 2681. A rigorous overview that considers navigation in the context of new electronic instrumentation. Written for sailors, airmen, and engineers, the text nevertheless honours the antiquity of the art, as its dedication suggests: "Tothe Manx Shearwater that, taken from its nest off the coast of Wales and c arried three thousand miles across the Atlantic to Boston, was back in ... View more info

Problems of Greater Britain. In Two Volumes.

By: DILKE, Charles Wentworth, Right Hon.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Macmillan and Co., London and New York, 1890,:

Seller ID: 86757


DILKE, Charles Wentworth, Right Hon. Sir. Problems of Greater Britain. In Two Volumes. With Maps. London and New York : Macmillan and Co., 1890. Pp [i]-x,(2),[1]-596,+ 4 coloured folding maps; (8),[1]-618,(2),+ coloured folding maps. Index at end of each volume. 8vo, green cloth, gilt to front boardand spine. See O'Dea 1015. Contents : Part I – North America. 1. Newfoundl and (pp 11-25). 2. The Dominion of Canada. 3. The Dominion of Canada – continued. 4. The United States, Canada, and the West Indies. Part II – Australasia. 1. Victoria. 2. New South Wales. 3. Queensland. 4. Australia an... View more info

Problems of Philosophy.

By: RUSSELL, Bertrand.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Galaxy Book, Oxford University Press, New York , 1959,:

Seller ID: 86853


RUSSELL, Bertrand. The Problems of Philosophy. New York : A Galaxy Book, Oxford University Press, 1959. Pp [1]-167,(1). Index. 8vo, card covers. Bertrand Arthur William Russell, 3rd Earl Russell, (1872-1970) was a British philosopher, logician, mathematician, historian, socialist, pacifist and social critic. Although he spent most of his life in England, he was born in Wales, where he also died. George Parkin Grant (1918-1988) was a Canadian philosopher, teacher and political commentator, whose popular appeal peaked in the late 1960s and 1970s. He is best known for his nationalism, political c... View more info

Proceedings at the Dedication of the Altar in the Memorial Chamber, Peace Tower, Houses of Parliament by His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales, Ottawa, 3rd August, 1927. The Diamond Jubilee of Confederation.

By: Canada – Parliament - Peace Tower - Altar

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Government of Canada, Ottawa, 1927,:

Seller ID: 80300


(Canada – Parliament – Peace Tower – Altar). Proceedings at the Dedication of the Altar in the Memorial Chamber, Peace Tower, Houses of Parliament by His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales, Ottawa, 3rd August, 1927. The Diamond Jubilee of Confederation. [Ottawa : Government of Canada, 1927]. Pp (8) unpaginated. 8vo, printed white stapled card covers. Creased, slightly smudged, rust to staples, else very good. “With the Compliments of The Government of Canada” card laid in. 25.00 View more info

Prophet of the New Age : The Life and Thought of Sir George Stapledon, F.R.S.

By: WALLER, Robert STAPLEDON, George

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Faber & Faber, London, 1967,:

Seller ID: 96474


WALLER, Robert. Prophet of the New Age : The Life and Thought of Sir GeorgeStapledon, F.R.S. London: Faber & Faber, (1967). First Edition. Pp (8),ix- xix,(3),3-322,(2), portrait frontispiece + plates. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. "Sir George Stapledon (1882-1960) was one of the few men who have inaugurated a revolution and lived to see it become an accepted tradition. As a young agriculture scientist, already believing passionately in the need for the restoration of the proper balance of town and country, which had been destroyed by the disproportionate growth of urban industr... View more info

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Racing the Gauntlet. First Edition

By: GRAEME, Heywood

Price: $12.00

Publisher: General Store Publishing House, Renfrew, ON, 2005, ISBN:1897113293: 2005

Seller ID: 95262

ISBN: 1897113293


GRAEME, Heywood. Racing the Gauntlet. (Renfrew, ON: General Store Publishing House, 2005). First Edition. Pp. (2),[iii]-vi,1-197,(1). 8vo, photo-illustrated cardcovers. A novel about two early-nineteenth century Welshmen, attempting to elude execution on land and at sea, on the lam for running afoul of an English officer. The author, a long-time merchant seaman of Welsh heritage (born 1924), lives in Prince Edward Island. Very good. 12.00 View more info

Railway and Other Steamers. 1st in dj.

By: DUCKWORTH, Christian Leslie Dyce and Graham Easton LANGMUIR LANGMUIR, Graham Easton

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Shipping Histories, Glasgow, 1948,:

Seller ID: 76086


DUCKWORTH, Christian Leslie Dyce and Graham Easton LANGMUIR. Railway and Other Steamers . Glasgow: Shipping Histories, 1948. First Printing. Pp. [i]-xii,[1]-340, + 69 p. of plates. Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Contents: Part 1: London Midland Region: 1. Holyhead, Garston and Chester Sections; 2. Liverpool, Goole and Fleetwood Docks Sections; 3. Fleetwood Section; 4. Heysham Section; 5. Barrow and Lack District Section; 6. Tilbury Section. Part 2: Eastern and North Eastern Regions: 7. Harwich, Lowestofy, etc. Section; 8. Grimsby, Immingham and New Holland Section; ... View more info

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Railway and other Steamers. Second Edition in dustjacket.

By: DUCKWORTH, Christian Leslie Dyce LANGMUIR, Graham Easton.

Price: $80.00

Publisher: T. Stephenson & Sons, Prescot, Lancs, 1968,:

Seller ID: 30062


DUCKWORTH, Christian Leslie Dyce and Graham Easton LANGMUIR. Railway and other Steamers. Prescot, Lancashire : T. Stephenson & Sons Ltd., (1968). Second Edition. Pp (6),v-xii,1-432,(2) frontispiece + 32 pages of plates. 8vo, blue cloth. Christian Leslie Dyce Duckworth (b. November 19, 1891 - d. June18, 1953) longtime Secretary of the Royal Instiute of Naval Architects . A n updated edition of the first post-war volume in the authors' attempt to comprehend the coastal steamers of Great Britain, this book chronicles the vessels operated by "railway organisations" up to the date of public... View more info

Railways in the Victorian Economy : Studies in Finance and Economic Growth.First Edition, Paperback.

By: REED, M.C., ed.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: David & Charles, Newton Abbot, 1969, ISBN:0715351443:

Seller ID: 113504


REED, M.C., ed. Railways in the Victorian Economy : Studies in Finance and Economic Growth. Edited by M.C. Reed. Newton Abbot : David & Charles, (1969). First Paperback Printing. Pp. (4),5-231,(1). 8vo, photo-illustrated red card covers with black and white lettering to front and spine. Contents: 1.B.R. Mitchell: "The Coming of the Railway and United Kingdom Economic Grow th"; 2. Wray Vamplew: "The Railways and the Iron Industry: A Study of theirRelationship in Scotland"; 3. G.R. Hawke: "Pricing Policy of Railways in E ngland and Wales before 1881"; 4. D.E.C. Eversley: ... View more info

Recipes to Celebrate : Prince of Wales Collegiate heralds Newfoundland's 400th Anniversary

By: Newfoundland Foundation for Education Association (ed.)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Jesperson Press, St. John's, NF, 1983, ISBN:092050213x:

Seller ID: 68953


Newfoundland Foundation for Education Association (ed.). Recipes to Celebrate : Prince of Wales Collegiate heralds Newfoundland's 400th Anniversary . St. John's, NF: Jesperson Pres and Dicks & Co., Ltd., (1983). Pp. [i]-vi,7-203,(5). Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated cream card covers with red comb-bound spine. A Newfoundland cookbook marking 400 years since the arrival of Humphrey Gilbert. Lightly rubbed, stain to rear cover, else vg. 10.00 View more info