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Singapore Naval Base and the Defence of Britain's Eastern Empire 1919-1941.First Edition in dustjacket.

By: MCINTYRE, W. David

Price: $130.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press / Clarendon Press , Oxford , 1979, ISBN:0198224745:

Seller ID: 110783


NEIDPATH, James. The Singapore Naval Base and the Defence of Britain's Eastern Empire 1919-1941. Oxford : Clarendon Press, 1981. First Edition. Pp (6)[vii]-xviii,(5),[1]-296,(2), maps. Index. 8vo, black cloth, gilt lettering to spine. “As a result of the First World War and the surrender of the Kai ser's High Seas Fleet in 1918, the world naval balance suffered a revolutionary transformation. The Pacific, rather than European waters, became the focus of naval interest, and Britain began the construction of a great navalbase at Singapore, from which the Royal Navy might, in the event of war, ... View more info

Social Work in Health and Mental Health : Issues, Developments, and Actions. First rprinting

By: HEINONEN, Tuula, and Anna METTERI (eds.) METTERI, Anna

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Canaadian Scholars' Press Inc., Toronto, 2005, ISBN:1551302780:

Seller ID: 98870


HEINONEN, Tuula, and Anna METTERI (eds.). Social Work in Health and Mental Health : Issues, Developments, and Actions. Toronto : Canaadian Scholars' Press Inc., (2005). First Printing. Pp (12),[1]-429,(3). 8vo, illustrated brown card covers. "Social Work in Health and Mental Health: Issues, Developments, and Actions was created for final year undergraduate and master's level students in the health and mental health fields. It is primarily a book on social work practice, discussing how one might approach a specific health or mental health related problem or issue as a social worker. Health ... View more info

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Songs of the Sea : The Tales and Tunes of Sailors and Sailing Ships. First American Edition in dustjacket

By: HUGILL, Stan

Price: $75.00

Publisher: McGraw-Hill, New York, 1977, ISBN:0070311382: 1977

Seller ID: 16518

ISBN: 0070311382


HUGILL, Stan. Songs of the Sea : The Tales and Tunes of Sailors and Sailing Ships . New York : McGraw-Hill Book Company, (1977). First American Edition. Pp (4),[5]-198,(2). Double column. Illustrated throughout. Large 8vo, red cloth, gilt lettering to front and spine. Stanley James Hugill (b. November 19, 1906, Hoylake, Cheshire – d. May 13, 1992, Aberystwyth, Wales) was a British folk music performer, artist and sea music historian, known as the "Last Working Shantyman" and described as the "20th century guardian of the tradition". " Songs of the Sea... View more info

Sources of Biographical Information on Past Lawyers. Paperback.

By: HOLBORN, Guy.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: British and Irish Association of Law Librarians, Warwick, 1999, ISBN:0950208124:

Seller ID: 112223


HOLBORN, Guy. Sources of Biographical Information on Past Lawyers. (Warwick) : British and Irish Association of Law Librarians, 1999. Pp. (2),i-v,(1),1-169,(3). 8vo, printed blue and white card covers with white and blue lettering to front cover, blank blue spine. A bibliographical reference for English and Irish legal subjects. "The work principally relates to lawyers from England and Wales. Some Irish sources are included as well, because the history of the Irish legal profession is at points intimately connected withthat of the English profession, but it must be emphasised that such ref... View more info

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Southward Ho!

By: DEAKIN, Ralph

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Methuen, 1925,:

Seller ID: 30393


DEAKIN, Ralph. Southward Ho! With the Prince in Africa and South America. With a preface by H.R.H. The Prince of Wales, K.G. L.: Methuen (1925). First Edition. Pp 302. With 46 photographs by the author. 8vo, blue cloth. New front end-paper, some sunning to spine, ow vg. 85.00 View more info

Sporting Magazine or Monthly Calendar of the Transactions of The Turf, The Chase and Every Other Diversion Interesting to the Man of Pleasure Enterprise & Spirit. Vol. 10, New Series or Vol. 60, Old Series

By: Sporting Magazine)

Price: $250.00

Publisher: J. Pittman, London, 1822,:

Seller ID: 106897


(Sporting Magazine). The Sporting Magazine or Monthly Calendar of the Transactions of The Turf, The Chase and Every Other Diversion Interesting to theMan of Pleasure Enterprise & Spirit. Vol. 10, New Series or Vol. 60, Old S eries. London : Printed for J. Pittman, 18 Warwick Square, 1822. Pp (6),[1]-316,[1]-70,(4,Index),(18), frontispiece, engraved title page, + 7 (of 11) plates. Double Column. 8vo, brown half calf, marbled boards, gilt letteringto red morocco spine label, all edges dyed yellow. Contents : Vol. 10, No. 55, April, 1822 to No. 60, September, 1822 (316 pp); Racing Calendar, 1822 ... View more info

St. Vitus Dance. First Edition

By: GUTTERIDGE, Don

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Drumlin Books, London, Ontario, 1987, ISBN:0969288808:

Seller ID: 101111


GUTTERIDGE, Don. St. Vitus Dance : A novel. (London, Ontario) : Drumlin Books, (May 1987). First Edition. Pp (16),[17]-159.(1), including 3 maps 8vo, white cardcovers, lettered in red & blue. "Volume 1 of Lily's Story". "St. Vitus Dance is fifth in a series of works - in poetry and prose - set in Lambton County and entitled: Time Is The Metaphor". "St. Vitus Dance tells the story of a remarkable pioneer woman, born in the backwoods of Lambton County, Ontario in 1840. Lily's stuggle to survive and grow and discover her place in the scheme of things is complicated not only by... View more info

Steamers of North Wales : Past and Present. 2nd in dj.

By: THORNLEY, F.C.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: T. Stephenson and Sons, Prescot, Lancashire, 1962,:

Seller ID: 73615


THORNLEY, F.C. Steamers of North Wales : Past and Present . Prescot, Lancashire: T. Stephenson and Sons, (1962). Second Edition. Pp. [i]-xii,[1]-82,(6), frontis., + 14 p. of plates. Illustrated. Map endpapers. Small 8vo, bluecloth with silver lettering to spine. Physically this edition is somewhat smaller than the 1952 first (about 1 inch shorter and half an inch narrower). Contents: 1. The Companies and the Personalities; 2. The Early Steamers;3. The Wreck of the Rothsay Castle; 4. From Paddle to Screw; 5. La Marguer ite; 6. St. Tudno; 7. St. Seiriol; 8. St. Trillo; 9. The Welsh Coast; 10. Th... View more info

Steamers of North Wales : Past and Present. First Edition in dustjacket.

By: THORNLEY, F.C.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: T. Stephenson and Sons, Prescot, Lancashire, 1952,:

Seller ID: 75941


THORNLEY, F.C. Steamers of North Wales : Past and Present . Prescot, Lancashire: T. Stephenson & Sons, 1952. First UK Printing. Pp. [i]-xii,[1]-78,(6), + 16 p. of plates. Illustrated. Map endpapers. Small 8vo, light blue cloth with dark blue lettering to spine. A slim volume documenting localized shipping by steam around northern Wales and the Liverpool area. Contents: 1. The Companies and their Personalities; 2. The Early Steamers; 3. The Wreck of the Rothsay Castle; 4. From Paddle to Screw; 5. La Marguerite; 6. St. Tudno; 7. St. Seiriol; 8. St. Trillo; 9. The Welsh Coast; 10. The Sail Round ... View more info

Steamers of North Wales : Past and Present. Second Edition in dustjacket.

By: THORNLEY, F.C.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: T. Stephenson and Sons, Prescot, Lancashire, 1962,:

Seller ID: 75867


THORNLEY, F.C. Steamers of North Wales : Past and Present . Prescot, Lancashire: T. Stephenson and Sons, (1962). Second Edition. Pp. [i]-xii,[1]-82,(6), frontis., + 14 p. of plates. Illustrated. Map endpapers. Small 8vo, bluecloth with silver lettering to spine. Physically this edition is somewhat smaller than the 1952 first (about 1 inch shorter and half an inch narrower). Contents: 1. The Companies and the Personalities; 2. The Early Steamers;3. The Wreck of the Rothsay Castle; 4. From Paddle to Screw; 5. La Marguer ite; 6. St. Tudno; 7. St. Seiriol; 8. St. Trillo; 9. The Welsh Coast; 10. Th... View more info

Story of the Welsh Dragon.

By: BIELSKI, Alison.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: H.G. Walters (Publishers) Ltd., Tenby, Pembrokeshire, Wales, 1965,:

Seller ID: 81411


BIELSKI, Alison. The Story of the Welsh Dragon. Pictures by Claude Page. (Tenby, Pembrokeshire, Wales : H.G. Walters (Publishers) Ltd.), n.d. [1965]. Pp (16) unpaginated. Oblong small 8vo, yellow stapled card covers, illustrated in red. A Souvenir of Wales book, illustrated in cartoon form. Alison Bielski's first book, published in 1965 (from The Writers of Wales Database). Very good. 12.00 View more info

Strangers from a Secret Land : The Voyage of the Brig Albion and the Founding of the First Welsh Settlements in Canada. 1st pbk.

By: THOMAS, Peter

Price: $17.50

Publisher: University of Toronto Press, Toronto , 1986, ISBN:1802066208:

Seller ID: 25377


THOMAS, Peter. Strangers from a Secret Land : The Voyage of the Brig Albionand the Founding of the First Welsh Settlements in Canada. Toronto : Unive rsity of Toronto Press, (1986). First Printing. Pp [i]-xiii,(5),[3]-319,(1). Illustrated. 8vo, card covers. Much on this emigrant ship throughout. Vg.17.50 View more info

Struggle for National Broadcasting in Canada. pb.

By: WEIR, E. Austin

Price: $25.00

Publisher: McClelland and Stewart , Toronto, 1965,:

Seller ID: 37938


WEIR, E. Austin. The Struggle for National Broadcasting in Canada. Toronto : McClelland and Stewart Limited, (1965). First Edition. Pp (11),xii-xiv,(2),1-477(3), + [16] pp plates. 8vo, orange card covers. Part I. : Early Radio 1. Early radio and the CNR; the depression of 1921; Sir Henry Thornton's views; "Scientific Witchcraft"; news for the prince of Wales; train radio and passenger traffic; the cost of radio in trains; Sir Henry tells why; commercial abuses predicted. 2. Pioneer programming; CNRA broadcasts to Great Britain, early "twiddlers"; pirating - phantom licences; pa... View more info

Studies in Medieval Cistercian History : Presented to Jeremiah F. O'Sullivan. First Edition in dustjacket

By: O'SULLIVAN, Jeremiah F. Cistercian Studies Series, 13) BERNARD of Clairvaux) DONNELLY, James F., dedication)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Cistercian Publications, Spencer, MA, 1971, ISBN:0879078138:

Seller ID: 97902


(O'SULLIVAN, Jeremiah F.). Studies in Medieval Cistercian History : Presented to Jeremiah F. O'Sullivan. [Preface by Joseph F. O'Callaghan. Dedicationby James S. Donnelly]. Spencer, MA: Cistercian Publications, 1971. First E dition. Pp. (4),v-xi,(1),1-204,(4). 8vo, grey cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Cistercian Studies Series, number 13. Contents: 1. Bede K. Lackner's"The Liturgy of Early Cîteaux"; 2. John R. Sommerfeldt's "The Social Theor y of Bernard of Clairvaux"; 3. Giles Constable's "A Report of a Lost Sermonby St Bernard on the Failulre of the Second Crusade... View more info

Study of Literature : Inaugural Address Delivered at the Convocation of Dalhousie University, Halifax, N.S., Oct. 28th, 1884.

By: ALEXANDER, W.J.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Nova Scotia Printing Company, Halifax, 1884,:

Seller ID: 97193


ALEXANDER, W.J. The Study of Literature : Inaugural Address Delivered at the Convocation of Dalhousie University, Halifax, N.S., Oct. 28th, 1884. Halifax : Printed at the Office of the Nova Scotia Printing Company, n.d. [1884]. Pp [1]-22,(2). 8vo, pale green printed stitched card covers. Watters p.600. Alexander was Munro Professor of English Language and Literature at Dalhousie University, and Sometime Fellow of the Johns Hopkins University. William John Alexander (1855-1944) was born in Hamilton, Ontario, taught at Prince of Wales College, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, in 1878-79, the... View more info

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Submarine Warfare: Past, Present, and Future. First Edition

By: FYFE, Herbert C. FULTON, Robert BUSHNELL, David FREEMANTLE, Robert, introd

Price: $430.00

Publisher: Grant Richards, 1902,: 1902

Seller ID: 37727


FYFE, Herbert C. Submarine Warfare : Past, Present, and Future. With an Introduction by Admiral the Hon. Sir Edward Robert Freemantle, G.C.B., G.M.G.; and a Chapter on "The Probable Future of Submarine Boat Construction" by Sir Edward J. Reed, M.P. With Fifty Illustrations. London : Grant Richards, 1902. First Edition. Pp 332, including frontispiece and plates. Other illustrations in the text. 8vo, green cloth, gilt spine titles and gilt title and illustration on front board, t.e.g. Anderson 462 : "an important source book"; Paine, The Submarine Registry and Bibliograp... View more info

Sun and Moon : Poems from Oaxaca, Mexico. signed

By: MOORE, Roger

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Mount Saint Vincent University, Halifax, 2000, ISBN:189530654x:

Seller ID: 56322


MOORE, Roger. Last Year in Paradise. (Halifax : Mount Saint Vincent University, April 2000). Pp (10),i-v,(1),1-57,(3). 8vo, trade paperback. Poetry by a Welsh New Brunswicker. Vg. Signed presentation copy. 15.00 View more info

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Sun of Memory. First Edition

By: WRIGHT, Noel, Rear Admiral

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Ernest Benn, 1947,: 1947

Seller ID: 33458


WRIGHT, Noel, Rear Admiral. Sun of Memory. London : Ernest Benn Limited, (1947). First Edition. Pp (6),7-239,(1). 8vo (149 x 222 mm), brown cloth, with gilt lettering to spine. Law 753. Rear Admiral Noel Wright, C.B., O.B.E. (b. 1890 – d. 1975). "These happy reminiscences, inspired by Lord Byron's lines, cover naval adventures during forty years - in China, in the first world war; in the Aegean and at Smyrna during the Greek invasion; in South Africa with the Prince of Wales; at Barcelona in the Spanish Civil War; in the Abyssinian crisis and in t... View more info

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Sun of Memory. First Edition in dustjacket.

By: WRIGHT, Noel, Rear Admiral

Price: $120.00

Publisher: Ernest Benn, 1947,: 1947

Seller ID: 33457


WRIGHT, Noel, Rear Admiral. Sun of Memory. London : Ernest Benn Limited, (1947). First Edition. Pp (6),7-239,(1). 8vo (149 x 222 mm), brown cloth, with gilt lettering to spine. Law 753. Rear Admiral Noel Wright, C.B., O.B.E. (b. 1890 – d. 1975). "These happy reminiscences, inspired by Lord Byron's lines, cover naval adventures during forty years - in China, in the first world war; in the Aegean and at Smyrna during the Greek invasion; in South Africa with the Prince of Wales; at Barcelona in the Spanish Civil War; in the Abyssinian crisis and in t... View more info

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Tales and Sketches of Wales

By: WILKINS, Charles

Price: $70.00

Publisher: Daniel Owen and Company, Cardiff, 1879,:

Seller ID: 52862


WILKINS, Charles. Tales and Sketches of Wales. Cardiff : Daniel Owen and Company, 1879. Pp [i]-xvi,[1]-383,(1). 8vo, green cloth, all edges gilt. Rubbed, heavy foxing to first and last few leaves, else vg. 70.00 View more info