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Recollections of a Peninsular Veteran

By: ANDERSON, Joseph, Lt.-Colonel

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Edward Arnold, London, 1913,:

Seller ID: 69900


ANDERSON, Joseph, Lt.-Colonel. Recollections of a Peninsular Veteran . L.: Edward Arnold, 1913. Pp. [i]-xiv,(2),[1]-299,(1), port. frontis. 8vo, red cloth with gilt lettering and borders to front and spine. The memoirs of theprominent Scottish military man, who later in life was in charge of the se cond penal colony on Norfolk Island, as well as the head of the 50th Regiment in India, before taking up residence in Australia after his retirement. Contents: 1. Early Experiences, 2. The Campaign of Maida, 3. In Egypt, 4. The El-Hamet Disaster, 5. The Battle of Talavera, 6. The Battle of Busaco, 7... View more info

Recollections of the Crimean Campaign including also sporting and dramatic incidents in connection with garrison life in the Canadian lower provinces.Second Printing, blue cloth

By: VIETH, Frederick Harris D.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: John Lovell, Montreal, 1913,:

Seller ID: 111707


VIETH, Frederick Harris D. Recollections of the Crimean Campaign and the Expedition to Kinburn in 1855 including also Sporting and Dramatic Incidents in Connection with Garrison Life in the Canadian Lower Provinces. Montreal : John Lovell & Son, Limited, 1913. Pp (4),[iii]-xiv,[1]-309,(1), frontispiece + 33 leaves of plates. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to front and spine. Front cover title : Closing Scenes of the War with Russia and Incidentsin Garrison Life in the Capitals of the Canadian Lower Provinces in the "F ifties". Spine title : Recollections of the Crimean Campaign in 185... View more info

Red Light : Intimate Hygiene for Men and Women. repr of 22nd ed.

By: MacANDREW, Rennie

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Wales Publishing Co., London, 1963,:

Seller ID: 77349


MacANDREW, Rennie. The Red Light : Intimate Hygiene for Men and Women. London : The Wales Publishing Co., 1963. Reprint of the 22nd Edition. Pp. [1]-70,(2). 12mo, illustrated brown card covers with red lettering to spine. Rennie MacAndrew was a pseudonym of Andrew George Elliot. Lightly rubbed, elsevery good. 25.00 View more info

Redbrook : A Deep-Sea Tramp: An Account of the Management and Operation of A South Wales Owned Vessel in the 1960s.. 3d pr in dj.

By: HEATON, P.M

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Starling Press, Risca, Newport, Gwent, 1988, ISBN:0950771406:

Seller ID: 38037


HEATON, P.M. The Redbrook : A Deep-Sea Tramp : An Account of the Managementand Operation of A South Wales Owned Vessel in the 1960s. Risca, Newport, Gwent: Starling Press, 1988. Third printing. Pp 80, [8] pp plates. 8vo, blue cloth. A detailed account of twenty voyages undertaken by this refrigerated cargo vessel. Vg in slightly rubbed dj. 35.00 View more info

Religion, Spirituality and the Social Sciences : Challenging marginialisation. hardcover

By: SPALEK, Basia, and Alia IMTOUAL (eds.) IMTOUAL, Alia

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Policy Press, Bristol, 2008, ISBN:9781847420411:

Seller ID: 103995


SPALEK, Basia, and Alia IMTOUAL (eds.). Religion, Spirituality and the Social Sciences : Challenging marginialisation. (Bristol) : Policy Press, (2008). Pp (2),iii-x,1-214. Index. 8vo, illustrated blue and purple paper covered boards, lettered in white. "A growing number of people are claiming or reclaiming a religious or spiritual identity for themselves. Yet, in contemporary Western societies, the frameworks of understanding that have developedwithin the social science disciplines, and which are used to analyse data, are secular in nature, and so may be inappropriate for investigating so... View more info

Religious Monitor; or, Scots Presbyterian Magazine, Volume VIII

By: Presbyterian] NAPOLEON

Price: $120.00

Publisher: Thomas Turnbull, Edinburgh, 1810,:

Seller ID: 74625


[Presbyterian]. The Religious Monitor; or, Scots Presbyterian Magazine, Volume VIII . Edinburgh: printed for John Ogle, Parliament-Square, by Thomas Turnbull, Old Assembly Close, 1810. Pp. (4),[1]-576,(2). 8vo, marbled paper covered boards with brown leather spine, gilt lettered maroon leather titleblock spine. Of Pictou, Nova Scotia interest; "Gaelic Tracts - Nova Scotia ": pp. 92-94. Rise of the Wahabees in Arabia: pp. 97-105, 193-200. Napoleonic "The Excommunication of the French Emperor and His Adherents, by the Pope": pp. 145-156. Naval and Military Bible Society piece: pp... View more info

Religious Monitor; or, Scots Presbyterian Magazine, Volume VIII. lesser copy.

By: Presbyterian] NAPOLEON

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Thomas Turnbull, Edinburgh, 1810,:

Seller ID: 74626


[Presbyterian]. The Religious Monitor; or, Scots Presbyterian Magazine, Volume VIII . Edinburgh: printed for John Ogle, Parliament-Square, by Thomas Turnbull, Old Assembly Close, 1810. Pp. (4),[1]-576,(2). 8vo, marbled paper covered boards with brown leather spine, gilt lettered maroon leather titleblock spine. Of Pictou, Nova Scotia interest; "Gaelic Tracts - Nova Scotia ": pp. 92-94. Rise of the Wahabees in Arabia: pp. 97-105, 193-200. Napoleonic "The Excommunication of the French Emperor and His Adherents, by the Pope": pp. 145-156. Naval and Military Bible Society piece: pp... View more info

Remembering Diana : The Royal Visit to Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Prince Edward Island

By: HAYES, Eric and David NICHOLS. DIANA, Princess of Wales].

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Formac Publishing Company Limited, Halifax, 1997, ISBN:0887804241:

Seller ID: 104250


HAYES, Eric and David NICHOLS. Remembering Diana : The Royal Visit to Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Prince Edward Island. Photography by Eric Hayes & David Nichols. Halifax: Formac Publishing Company Limited, 1997. First Printing. Pp. (3),4-72. Illustrated in colour. Square 8vo, illustrated maroon card covers. :The terrible crash in a Paris tunnel that took the life of Diana, Princess of Wales, is sadly remembered the world over. But the people of Canada's Atlantic provinces have another memory of Diana, one of a smiling young woman less than two years after the 'marriage of the... View more info

Report of Proceedings of the Second General Council of the Presbyterian Alliance, Convened at Philadelphia, September 1880.

By: DALES, John B. and R.M. PATTERSON, (eds.)

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Presbyterian Journal Company and J.C. McCurdy & Co., Philadelphia , 1880,:

Seller ID: 113401


DALES, John B. and R.M. PATTERSON, (eds.). Report of Proceedings of the Second General Council of the Presbyterian Alliance, Convened at Philadelphia,September 1880. Philadelphia : Presbyterian Journal Company and J.C. McCur dy & Co., ©1880. Pp (4),3-1154,(2) + 10 chromolithograph plates with tissueguards. Thick 8vo, dark green cloth, gilt lettering to spine, black letter ing to front, gilt and black decoration to cloth. "They have also accepted an offer, subject to approval by the Council, on the part of a responsible publishing firm [The Presbyterian Journal Company, of Philadelphia] to... View more info

Report of the Eighth Commonwealth Magistrates' Conference. Ottawa, Canada, 18 to 24 September 1988

By: Commonwealth Magistrates' Association)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Commonwealth Magistrates' and Judges' Association, London, 1988,:

Seller ID: 101198


(Commonwealth Magistrates' Association). Report of the Eighth Commonwealth Magistrates' Conference. Ottawa, Canada, 18 to 24 September 1988. (London :Commonwealth Magistrates' and Judges' Association, 1988). Pp (4),[3]-375,( 2), frontispiece. 8vo, white card covers, front cover lettered in green, spine blank. Contents : The Commonwealth Magistrates' and Judges' Association; Eighth Commonwealth Magistrates' Conference; Introduction; Attendance List; Conference Programme; Opening Ceremony; Address by The Right Honourable Lord Ackner, Lord of Appeal in Ordinary, England and Wales; Address by The ... View more info

Report on Rugby . First Edition in dustjacket.

By: MORGAN, W. John NICHOLSON, Geoffrey

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Heinemann, London , 1959,:

Seller ID: 98336


MORGAN, W. John and Geoffrey NICHOLSON. Report on Rugby. London : Heinemann, (1959). First Printing.. Pp (8),9-[232], + frontispiece + 8 leaves of illustrations. 8vo, brown cloth, dark brown lettering to spine. "This critical, rumbustious examination of Rugby football can with justice be termed a social study. The game's growth is traced in detail, and an attempt is made to account for the great changes in its character that have taken place fromone decade to the next. It begins with the public schools which invented i t, gave it its first written laws and, more important, an unwritten cod... View more info

Rhondda Colllieries. Volume 1.

By: CORNWELL, John. Coalfield Series, No. 4.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: D. Brown and Sons Limited, Cowbridge, Wales, 1987, ISBN:0905926822:

Seller ID: 111928


CORNWELL, John. Rhondda Collieries. Volume 1. Cowbridge (Wales) : D. Brown and Sons Limited, 1987. Pp (3),4-84. Ilustrated. Maps. Square 8vo, illustrated paper covered boards (hardcover), lettered in orange. No. 4 in the Coalfield Series. Contents : Foreword; Introduction; Pontypridd Collieries : Maritime; Penrhiw; Newbridge; Pwll-Gwaun; Typica Pit; Lan Colliery; No. 1 Rhondda Level, Trehafod; Nyth-bran Level; Llwyncelyn Colliery, Porth; Glyn Fach Coliery, Porth. The Great Western Collieries : The Great Western CollieryCo. Ltd.; Tymawr. Lewis Merthyr; Cymmer Collieries; Dinas Mines Rescue Ser ... View more info

Rise of the Public Schools 1st in dj

By: BAMFORD, T.W.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd., 1967,:

Seller ID: 45721


BAMFORD, T.W. Rise of the Public Schools : A Study of Boys' Public Boarding Schools in England and Wales from 1837 to the Present Day. (L): Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd., (1967). First Edition. Pp. 349. 8vo, red cloth. Vg, with short tear along top of rear panel of rubbed, nicked dj. 35.00 View more info

River Ferries. in dj.

By: MARTIN, Nancy

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Terence Dalton, Lavenham, Suffolk, 1980, ISBN:0900963999:

Seller ID: 95486


MARTIN, Nancy. River Ferries. Lavenham, Suffolk: Terence Dalton, 1980. First Edition. Pp. (4),v-xi,(1),1-128,(4). Illustrated. 8vo, white cloth with gilt lettering to spine. "Nancy Martin discusses the ferrymen themselves, the licenses and tolls, the rights and obligations of the ferry owners. She introduces a wide variety of ferries, some long since past and many still inuse: the Mersey ferries serving the Birkenhead, Wallasey and Liverpool are a; the Hythe ferry across the River Test at Southampton; the last of the chain ferries across the River Yare at Reedham in Norfolk; the Gravesend ... View more info

Roaring Twenties : Literary Life in Sydney, New South Wales in the Years 1921-6. 1st UK in dj

By: LINDSAY, Jack

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Bodley Head, 1960,:

Seller ID: 45958


LINDSAY, Jack. The Roaring Twenties : Literary Life in Sydney, New South Wales in the Years 1921-6. L: The Bodley Head, (1960). First UK Edition. Pp. 240. Illustrated. 8vo, green cloth. Vg, with a few small nicks to top edge of slightly browned dj. 30.00 View more info

Romance of the Newfoundland Caribou : An Intimate Account of the Life of the Reindeer of North America.. First American Edition

By: DUGMORE, A.A. Radclyffe DUGMORE, A.A.Radclyffe

Price: $200.00

Publisher: J.B.Lippincott Co. / William Heinemann, Philadelphia / London, 1913,:

Seller ID: 12376


DUGMORE, A.A. Radclyffe. The Romance of the Newfoundland Caribou : An Intimate Account of the Life of the Reindeer of North America. Illustrated with Paintings, Drawings and Photographs from Life by the Author. Philadelphia :J.B.Lippincott Co. / London : William Heinemann, 1913. Pp viii,[1]-191,(1) , colour frontispiece + 64 p. of plates, fldg map at rear. Large 8vo, blue cloth. Arthur Radclyffe Dugmore (b. 1870, Wales - d. 1955). O'Dea 1556, Trudel pp.27,100, Rhodenizer p.55. "Lippincott" at foot of spine. White library number to bottom spine, outer hinge starting, else very good. Wit... View more info

Rough and Ready Lot

By: OWEN, Alun

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Encore, 1960,:

Seller ID: 41664


OWEN, Alun. The Rough and Ready Lot : A Play in Three Acts. L: Encore, (1960). Pp 55. 8vo, ill. card covers. A few very faint spots of foxing to covers, else vg. 20.00 View more info

Royal Canadian Mounted Police Quarterly, Vol.29, No.4, April 1964

By: RCMP Quarterly KIRBY, S. J. VANCE, W. F. BAXTER, Helen

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Royal Canadian Mounted Police, Ottawa, 1964,:

Seller ID: 106800


RCMP Quarterly. The Royal Canadian Mounted Police Quarterly, Volume 29, No.4, April 1964. (Ottawa : Royal Canadian Mounted Police, 1964). Pp (2),243- 320. Illustrated. Double Column. Large 8vo, illustrated stapled wrappers. Contents: Cpl. S.J. Kirby's "The Ross Rifle and the NWMP" (pp 243-246); Helen Baxter's "Calgary Exhibition and Stampede" (pp 247-252); Ian C. Wees's "At Last, A National Library" (pp 253-256); Cpl. W.F. Vance's "Policing Regattas" (p. 257); T.G. Paterson's "Road Safety Starts With You!" (pp 258-260); Edward J. Donovan's "Mounties ... View more info

Royal Navy. Painted by Norman L. Wilkinson. Described by H. Lawrence Swinburne. With some notes on the Costume of the Sailors of the Past by CommanderCharles N. Robinson, R.N., illustrated by J. Jellicoe. First Edition

By: SWINBURNE, H. Lawrence ROBINSON, Charles N., Commander WILKINSON, Norman L. JELLICOE, J.

Price: $140.00

Publisher: Adam and Charles Black, London, 1907,:

Seller ID: 66720


SWINBURNE, H. Lawrence. The Royal Navy. Painted by Norman L. Wilkinson. Described by H. Lawrence Swinburne. With some notes on the Costume of the Sailors of the Past by Commander Charles N. Robinson, R.N. Illustrated by J. Jellicoe. London : Adam and Charles Black, (November) 1907. First Edition. Pp. (6),vii-xx,1-378, frontispiece + 60 p. of plates; teg. Large 8vo, pictorial blue cloth with illustration to spine and gilt lettering to front and spine. Contents: 1. The Dawn of Great Britain's Sea Power, 871 to 1485 From Alfred the Great to the Accession of Henry VII; 2. The Tudor Navy, 1485 to 1... View more info

Royal Navy. Painted by Norman L. Wilkinson. Described by H. Lawrence Swinburne. With some notes on the Costume of the Sailors of the Past by CommanderCharles N. Robinson, R.N., illustrated by J. Jellicoe. First Edition

By: SWINBURNE, H. Lawrence ROBINSON, Charles N., Commander WILKINSON, Norman L. JELLICOE, J.

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Adam and Charles Black, London, 1907,:

Seller ID: 98602


SWINBURNE, H. Lawrence. The Royal Navy. Painted by Norman L. Wilkinson. Described by H. Lawrence Swinburne. With some notes on the Costume of the Sailors of the Past by Commander Charles N. Robinson, R.N. Illustrated by J. Jellicoe. London : Adam and Charles Black, (November) 1907. First Edition. Pp. (6),vii-xx,1-378, frontispiece + 60 p. of plates; teg. Large 8vo, pictorial blue cloth with illustration to spine and gilt lettering to front and spine. Contents: 1. The Dawn of Great Britain's Sea Power, 871 to 1485 From Alfred the Great to the Accession of Henry VII; 2. The Tudor Navy, 1485 to 1... View more info