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Collected Poems. UK in dj

By: THOMAS, Edward.

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Faber and Faber , London , 1936,:

Seller ID: 86821


THOMAS, Edward. Collected Poems. With a foreword by Walter de la Mare. London : Faber and Faber Limited, (1936). First Thus. Pp [1]-208. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. The Faber Library – No. 21. Philip Edward Thomas (1878-1917) was an Anglo-Welsh writer of prose and poetry. He is commonly considered a war poet, although few of his poems deal directly with his war experiences. Already an accomplished writer, Thomas only turned to poetry in 1914. Thomas enlisted in the army in 1915, and was killed in action during the Battle of Arras in 1917, soon after he arrived in France. George... View more info

Complete Hill Walker, Rock Climber and Cave Explorer.

By: PALMER, W.T.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Sir Isaac Pitman & Sons, Ltd, London, 1934,:

Seller ID: 99910


PALMER, W.T. The Complete Hill Walker, Rock Climber and Cave Explorer. London : Sir Isaac Pitman & Sons, Ltd., 1934. Pp [i]-x,(2),1-219,(1),[1]-28 (publisher's catalogue). Illustrated. Index. 8vo, green cloth, gilt lettering and blind-stamped border to front board and spine. Contents : 1. Introduction. 2. The Hill Walker. 3. The Way to the Hill-Tops. 4. Leading Up to a Long Tour. 5. The Best Ridge Walks in the British Isles. 6. Camping Among the Mountains. 7. The Rock Climber's Equipment. 8. Schooling of the Novice. 9. The Moderate Climber. 10. Where to Find the Best Rock Climbs. 11. Women Amo... View more info

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Comrades in Arms, Volume 1. First Edition in dustjacket, Signed

By: WELLS, Herb.

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Robinson-Blackmore Printing and Publishing Limited, St. John's, 1987,:

Seller ID: 69084


WELLS, Herb. Comrades in Arms, Volume 1. [dustjacket adds subtitle: A History of Newfoundlanders in Action, Second World War]. (St. John's, Newfoundland : "Printed by Robinson-Blackmore Printing and Publishing Limited", November 1987). First Printing. Pp. (4),1-314. Well illustrated throughout withalarge number of b&w photos. Double column. 4to, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. The author includes stories of tragedy and wartime bravery of Ne wfoundland men and women serving in the Royal Navy, the 166th Newfoundland Field Royal Artillery Regiment, the 59th Newfoundland Heavy Regimen... View more info

Conflict and Coexistence : Nationalism and Democracy in Modern Europe - Essays in honour of Harry Hearder. in dj

By: STRADLING, Robert, Scott NEWTON and David BATES (eds.) NEWTON, Scott (ed.) BATES, David (ed.)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: University of Wales Press, 1997,:

Seller ID: 47019


STRADLING, Robert, Scott NEWTON and David BATES (eds.). Conflict and Coexistence : Nationalism and Democracy in Modern Europe - Essays in honour of Harry Hearder. Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 1997. Pp. 226. 8vo, grey cloth. Small chip to fore-edge of front board, else vg in dj (dampstain to top front corner). 35.00 View more info

Conversations at Curlow Creek. First Canadian Edition.in dustjacket

By: MALOUF, David

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Knopf Canada, Toronto, 1996, ISBN:0676970362:

Seller ID: 18390


MALOUF, David. The Conversations at Curlow Creek. (Toronto) : Knopf Canada,(1996). First Canadian Edition. Pp 233. An historical set in 1827 on an is olated farm at the fictional locality of Curlow Creek in the mountains of the colony of New South Wales. Fine in fine dustjacket. 17.50 View more info

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Copy of the First Report made to His Majesty by the Commissioners appointed to Inquire into the Practice and Proceedings of the Superior Courts of Common Law

By: Law - Wales)

Price: $100.00

Publisher: 1829,:

Seller ID: 53234


(Law - Wales). Copy of the First Report made to His Majesty by the Commissioners appointed to Inquire into the Practice and Proceedings of the Superior Courts of Common Law. N.pl.: Ordered, by The House of Commons, to be Printed, 20 February 1829. Pp. 777. With two coloured maps, one which is folding. 4to, half brown leather, brown marbled paper covered boards, red leather title block, gilt lettering to spine (detached, laid in). Lacking front board and spine covering, rear board detached but present, light foxing to first and last few pages, including the title page, some chipping to the the ... View more info

Cradled in the Waves : The story of a people's co-operative achievement in economic betterment on Prince Edward Island, Canada. First Edition in dustjacket

By: CROTEAU, J.T. CORBETT, E.A., foreword

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Ryerson Press, Toronto, 1951,:

Seller ID: 14074


CROTEAU, J.T. Cradled in the Waves : The story of a people's co-operative achievement in economic betterment on Prince Edward Island, Canada. Toronto : The Ryerson Press, (March, 1951). First Edition. Pp (6),viiix,(1),1-149,(1). 8vo, red cloth, map end-papers. Watters p.866, Rhodenizer p.571. John Tougas Croteau was born in 1910 in Massachusetts of Canadian ancestry. At the time of this book's publication he was an associate professor of economics at the Catholic University of America, Washington, D.C., after teaching at Prince of Wales College and St. Dunstan's University, Charlottetown. With... View more info

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Cruise of Her Majesty's Ship Bacchante 1879-1882. Compiled from the PrivateJournals, Letters and Note-Books of Prince Albert Victor and Prince George of Wales.

By: Albert Victor, Prince and George of Wales, Prince George of Wales, Prince DALTON, John N.

Price: $800.00

Publisher: Macmillan, London, 1886,:

Seller ID: 25331


Albert Victor, Prince and Prince George of Wales. The Cruise of Her Majesty's Ship Bacchante 1879-1882. Compiled from the Private Journals, Letters and Note-Books of Prince Albert Victor and Prince George of Wales. With Additions by John N. Dalton. [In Two Volumes]. London : Macmillan and Co., 1886.First English Edition. Pp [i]-xxviii,[1]-675,(1),+ fldg.col.map frontis.; [i]-xii,[1]-803,(1), + 6 Plates. Also, many text illustrations and maps. 8vo, blue cloth. Vol.I. - The West and the South. The Mediterranean - Teneriffe - West Indies - Bermudas - Vigo - Ferrol - St. Vincent - The Plate - Falk... View more info

Culture and Environment : Essays in Honour of Sir Cyril Fox. in dj.

By: FOSTER, I.Ll. and Leslie ALCOCK ALCOCK, Leslie FOX, Cyril)

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Routledge and Kegan Paul, London, 1963,:

Seller ID: 72777


FOSTER, I.Ll. and Leslie ALCOCK. Culture and Environment : Essays in Honourof Sir Cyril Fox . Edited by I.Ll. Foster and Leslie Alcock. London: Routl edge and Kegan Paul, (1963). First UK Printing. Pp. [i]-xix(1),1-538, port.frontis., + 6 folding charts and 26 p. of plates at rear. Illustrated. 4to , brown cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Contents: 1. Sir Mortimer Wheeler's "Homage to Sir Cyril Fox", 2. Glyn Daniel's "The Personality of Wales", 3. H.N. Savory's "The Personality of the Southern Marches of Wales in theNeolithic and Early Bronze Age", 4. Stuart Piggott'... View more info

Curriculum Guide in Physical Education for Grades V-VI. Authorized for Use in the Public Schools in the provinces of Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island

By: WALES, Freda N. WALKER, Dorothy G.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: 1950,:

Seller ID: 86904


WALES, Freda N., and Dorothy G. WALKER. A Curriculum Guide in Physical Education for Grades V-VI. Authorized for Use in the Public Schools in the provinces of Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island. N.pl.: n.pub., n.d. [ca 1950]. Pp (4),1-70,(2). Index. 8vo, blue card covers. Spine and edges browned, surface tear to front cover, else very good. 25.00 View more info

Dancing. By Mrs. Lilly Grove, F.R.G.S., and Other Writers. With Musical Examples. Illustrated by Percy Macquoid and by numerous reproductions of engravings prints and photogravures. Badminton Library of Sports and Pastimes

By: GROVE, Lilly, Mrs.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Longmans, Green, and Co, London , 1895,: 1895

Seller ID: 84823


GROVE, Lilly, Mrs. Dancing. By Mrs. Lilly Grove, F.R.G.S., and Other Writers. With Musical Examples. Illustrated by Percy Macquoid and by numerous reproductions of engravings prints and photogravures. London : Longmans, Green, and Co., 1895. First Edition. Pp (2),[i]xvii,(1),[1]-454,(2), frontispiece + 37 plates. Text Illustrations. Index. 8vo, illustrated brown cloth. In the Badminton Library of Sports and Pastimes series. Contents : I. Introduction. II. The Dances of Antiquity. III. The Dances of Savages. IV. The Ritual Dance. V. English... View more info

Daniel Rowland and the Great Evangelical Awakening in Wales. First Edition in dustjacket

By: EVANS, Eifion ROWLAND, Daniel

Price: $70.00

Publisher: Banner of Truth Trust, Edinburgh, Scotland / Carlisle, Pennsylvania, 1985, ISBN:0851514464:

Seller ID: 112502


EVANS, Eifion. Daniel Rowland and the Great Evangelical Awakening in Wales.. ( Edinburgh, Scotland / Carlisle, Pennsylvania) : The Banner of Truth Trust, (1985). First Edition. Pp (6),[vii]-xviii,(2),1-391,(5),+ 16 pp plates.Endpaper maps. Index. 8vo, navy cloth, gilt lettering to spine, top edge d yed navy. "Daniel Rowland (1711-90) has been described by J.C. Ryle as 'oneof the spiritual giants of the eighteenth century'. Lady Huntingdon consid ered him to be 'second only to Whitefield'. Howel Harris wrote of him, 'In his pulpit he is a second St Paul', while others acclaimed him as 'the ... View more info

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Dead Silence : The Greatest Mystery in Arctic Discovery.. First Edition, Paperback

By: GEIGER, John and Owen BEATTIE BEATTIE, Owen KNIGHT, James

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Penguin, 1994,: 1994

Seller ID: 24602

ISBN: 0140167013


GEIGER, John and Owen BEATTIE. Dead Silence : The Greatest Mystery in Arctic Discovery. (Toronto) : Penguin Books, (1994). First Printing. Pp (6),7-218. Illustrated. 8vo (140 x 215 mm), photo-illustrated cardcovers, with white & yellow lettering to spine. Owen Beverly Beattie (b. June 3, 1949, Victoria, B.C.). John Grigsby Geiger (b. 1960, Ithaca, NY). "On June 5, 1719, veteran arctic explorer Captain James Knight set sail with two ships to look for the fabled Northwest Passage. Neither he nor his forty men were ever seen again. Three centuries later, Owen... View more info

Delightful, Diverting, and Devotional Play of Mrs. Fitzherbert, Sometime Wife of George Prince of Wales, Afterwards George the Fourth King of England First Edition, Signed presentation copy.

By: LESLIE, Shane

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Ernest Benn, London, 1928,:

Seller ID: 9163


LESLIE, Shane. The Delightful, Diverting, and Devotional Play of Mrs. Fitzherbert, Sometime Wife of George Prince of Wales, Afterwards George the Fourth King of England. London : Ernest Benn, Limited, Bouverie House, Fleet Street, 1928.Pp (6),7-97,(1),(2, publisher's lists). Small 8vo, blue cloth, paper labels to front & spine. Contemporary British Dramatists Vol LXIII. Shane Leslie, officially Sir John Randolph Leslie (b. 24 September 24, 1885, Castle Leslie, Glaslough, County Monaghan, Ireland - d. August 14. 1971, Castle Leslie, Glaslough, County Monaghan, Ireland) Irish writer, lecturer an... View more info

Developing Minority Languages : The Proceedings of the Fifth International Conference on Minority Languages

By: THOMAS, Peter Wynn and Jayne MATHIAS (eds.)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Gomer Press, 2000, ISBN:1859029620:

Seller ID: 54879


THOMAS, Peter Wynn and Jayne MATHIAS (eds.). Developing Minority Languages : The Proceedings of the Fifth International Conference on Minority Languages. July 1993, Cardiff, Wales. (Llandysul, Wales): Gomer Press, (2000). Pp.763. 8vo, ill. card covers, blue titles to front, white titles to spine. V g. 50.00 View more info

Disease, Medicine, and Empire : Perspectives on Western Medicine and the Experience of European Expansion. First Edition in dustjacket

By: MacLEOD, Roy, and Millton LEWIS (eds.) LEWIS, Milton

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Routledge, London and New York, 1988, ISBN:0415006856:

Seller ID: 110263


MacLEOD, Roy, and Millton LEWIS (eds.). Disease, Medicine, and Empire : Perspectives on Western Medicine and the Experience of European Expansion. London and New York : Routledge, (91988). First Edition. Pp (6),vii-xii,1-339,(1). Map. Index. 8vo, black cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Contents : Introduction (by Roy MacLeod). Part I - European medicine and imperial experience. 1. Manson, Ross and colonial medical policy, tropical medicine in London and Liverpool, 1899-1914 (by Michael Worboys). 2. Imperial health in British India, 1857-1900 (by Radhika Ramasubban). 3. European medicine in the C... View more info

Drink and Sobriety in Victorian Wales, c. 1820 - c. 1895. First Edition industjacket

By: LAMBERT, W.R. LAMBERT, William Rhys

Price: $40.00

Publisher: University of Wales Press, Cardiff, 1983, ISBN:0708308457:

Seller ID: 97824


LAMBERT, W.R.. Drink and Sobriety in Victorian Wales, , c. 1820 - c. 1895. Cardiff : University of Wales Press, 1983. First Edition. Pp (6),vii-xiv,1-294,(4) + fldg table. Tables and figures in the text. 8vo, blue boards, with gilt lettering to spine. "This is the first major study of the temperancemovement in nineteenth-century Wales. It is a wide-ranging work which nece ssarily embraces numerous aspects of social, political, economic and cultural history. The role of drink and drinking in Wales on the eve of the "temperance reformation" is examined and the author then traces the ... View more info

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Elements in Baptist Development

By: BOONE, Illsley (ed.)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Backus Historical Society, 1913,:

Seller ID: 45944


BOONE, Rev. Illsley (ed.). Elements in Baptist Development : A Study of Denominational Contributions to National Life, Christian Ideals and World Movement. Boston: The Backus Historical Society, 1913. Pp. 250. Frontis with tissue guard. Illustrated. 8vo, red cloth, gilt lettering to front and spine. Issued in commemoration of the quarter millenium of the first Baptist Church in Massachusetts, founded near Swansea, Wales in 1649 and re-established at Swansea Massachusetts in 1662. Some dampspotting to spine and boards, spine ends bumped, gift inscription to ffep, else vg. 50.00 View more info

English in Wales : Diversity, Conflict and Change. Multilingual Matters 52.

By: COUPLAND, Nikolas, in association with Aqlan R. THOMAS (ed.). LEWIS, J. Windsor MEES, Inger M.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Multilingual Matters Ltd, Clevedon (UK) / Philadelphia, 1990, ISBN:1853590312:

Seller ID: 99581


COUPLAND, Nikolas, in association with Aqlan R. THOMAS (ed.). English in Wales : Diversity, Conflict and Change. Clevedon (UK) / Philadelphia : Multilingual Matters Ltd, (1990). Pp [i]-viii,1-295,(1). Map. Index. 8vo, illustrated grey card covers. Multilingual Matters 52. Contents : 1. Introduction:social and linguistic perspectives on English in Wales (by Nikolas Couplan d and Alan R. Thomas). 2. The Anglicisation of Wales (by Colin H. Williams). 3. Language shift in Gwent, c.1770-1981 (by W.T.R. Pryce). 4. The phonetics of Cardiff English (by Beverley Collins and Inger M. Mees). 5. Transcrib... View more info

European Magazine, and London Review. Containing the Literature, History, Politics, Arts, Manners & Amusements of the Age. By the Philological Societyof London. Vol. 30. From July to Dec. 1796

By: NELSON, Horatio PELLEW, Edward

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Printed for J. Sewell, Cornhill, London , 1796,:

Seller ID: 95105


(NELSON, Horatio). The European Magazine, and London Review. Containing theLiterature, History, Politics, Arts, Manners & Amusements of the Age. By t he Philological Society of London. Vol. 30. From July to Dec. 1796. London : Printed for J. Sewell, Cornhill, 1796. Pp [1]-471,(3). Double Column. 8vo, brown half calf, gilt lettering to red morocco label to spine, marbled paper covered boards. Includes extracts of letters from Horatio Nelson : Agamemnon, off Loana, April 25, 1796 (p. 142); List of Vessels taken (pp 142-143); Agamemnon, off Oneglia, June 1, 1796 (pp 215-216); A List of Killed and... View more info