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Leaper : The Wonderful World of Atlantic Salmon Fishing. First Edition.

By: GAINES, Charles and Monte BURKE. HAIG-BROWN, Roderick. KNIGHT, John Alden. VAN DYKE, Henry.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Lyons Press, Guilford, CT, 2001, ISBN:1585743852:

Seller ID: 99216


GAINES, Charles and Monte BURKE. Leaper : The Wonderful World of Atlantic Salmon Fishing. Edited by Charles Gaines and Monte Burke. Guilford, CT: The Lyons Press, an imprint of Globe Pequot Press, (2001). First Printing. Published in association with the Atlantic Salmon Federation. Pp. (5),6-224. Illustrated in colour. Double column. 4to, blue cloth with silver titles to spine. "The Atlantic salmon is a prince among gamefish, and the ancient practice of catching them binds anglers in an indescribable kinship from the wilds of Canada to the mighty rivers of Norway and Russia. In 'Leaper', C... View more info

Les portes d'en bas

By: DOHOLLAU, Heather

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Éditions Folle Avoine, Romillé, 1992, ISBN:2868100775:

Seller ID: 79185


DOHOLLAU, Heather. Les portes d'en bas. Frontispice de Tanguy Dohollau. (Romillé) : Éditions Folle Avoine, (1992). First Edition. Pp (8),9-74,(6). Frontispiece. 8vo, pale green wrappers, french flaps, black lettering to frontcover and spine. Heather Dohollau, a Welsh poet writing in French, was bor n in Treherbert, Wales in 1925. She has been living in France since 1947. Light wear to spine ends and corners, else very good. Inscribed by the author to Canadian poet, Michael Bishop, with Prof. Bishop's marginal markings throughout / Inscrit par l'auteur à le poète canadien, Michael Bishop, a... View more info

Let's do our best for the ancient tongue : The Welsh Language in the Twentieth Century

By: JENKINS, Grant H., and Mari A. WILLIAMS (eds.).

Price: $50.00

Publisher: University of Wales Press / Gwasg Prifysgol Cymru, Cardiff , 2000, ISBN:0708316581:

Seller ID: 99355


JENKINS, Grant H., and Mari A. WILLIAMS (eds.). 'Let's do our best for the ancient tongue' : The Welsh Language in the Twentieth Century. Cardiff : University of Wales Press, (2000). Pp [i]-xiv,(2),[1]-700,(4). Maps. Index. 8vo, illustrated green card covers. Contents : The Fortunes of the Welsh Language 1900-2000: Introduction (by Geraint H.Jenkins and Mari A. Williams). 1. The Welsh Language 1921-1991: A Geolinguistic Perspective (by John W. Aitchison and Harold Carter). 2. The Welsh Language and the Geographical Imagination 1918-1950 (by Pyrs Gruffudd). 3. Women and the Welsh Language in th... View more info

Letters from America. pb.

By: EVANS, David, Captain) EAMES, Aled. LLOYD, Lewis. PARRY, Bryn.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Gwynedd Archives Service, 1975,:

Seller ID: 33249


(EVANS, David, Captain). Letters from America : Captain David Evans of Talsrnan 1817-1895; edited by Aled Eames, Lewis Lloyd, Bryn Parry. (S.l.): Gwynedd Archives Service, 1975. Pp 100. 8vo, ill. card covers. Letters from a Welsh mariner who served in timber and immigrant ships on the North Atlantic, in the U.S. Navy during the Civil War, and with the U.S. Revenue Cutter Service on the Great Lakes and Pacific Coast thereafter. Rubbed, else vg. 25.00 View more info

Letters to Five Artists. First Edition

By: WAIN, John

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Macmillian, London, 1969,:

Seller ID: 253


WAIN, John. Letters to Five Artists : Poems. ( London).: Macmillian, (1969). First UK Edition. Pp. 77. 8vo, purple cardcovers. Gerard, John Wain. A Bibliography A34. John Barrington Wain (b. March 14, 1925, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire - d. May 24, 1994, Oxford). The artists are Bill Coleman (American expatrate in Paris, jazz trumpeter), Victor Neep (Englsih artist working in North Wales), Elizabeth Jennings (English poet), Lee Lubbers (Americanartist - junk sculpture), and Anthony Conran (Englsh Poet). Some light edg ewear to covers, sticker to rear, else very good. 20.00 View more info

Life of Henry Brougham to 1830. 1st UK in dj

By: (BROUGHAM, Henry NEW, Chester W.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Clarendon Press, Oxford , 1961,:

Seller ID: 86817


(BROUGHAM, Henry). NEW, Chester W. The Life of Henry Brougham to 1830. Oxford : At the Clarendon Press, 1961. First Edition. Pp [i]-xi,(1),[1]-458,(2), frontis portrsit. Index. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Contents : 1. Childhood and Youth. 2. Barrister without Remuneration: the founding of the Edinburgh Review. 3. Crusading against the Slave Trade. 4. Whig orTory? 1804-7: Attack on the Orders in Council, 1808. 5. Rousing Byron: The Quarterly Review: Parliament at Last. 6. Repealing the Orders in Council: The Liverpool Election. 7. Adviser to the Princess of Wales. 8. The Two Prin... View more info

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Life Sketches and Echoes from the Valley

By: FARNINGHAM, Marianne

Price: $20.00

Publisher: James Clarke & Co., London, 1868,: 1868

Seller ID: 77027


FARNINGHAM, Marianne. Life Sketches and Echoes from the Valley. Second Series. London : James Clarke & Co., 13 Fleet Street, 1868. First Edition. Pp. (2),[iii]-viii,[1]-212,(4) of ads at rear. 8vo,(130 x 188 mm), pressed reddish-brown cloth with gilt lettering to front and spine. Marianne Farningham, née Mary Anne Hearn (b. December 17, 1834, Farningham, Kent – d. March 16, 1909, Barmouth, Gwynedd, Wales) a British religious writer. A collection of more than 150 short proses pieces. Usefullness, Letters, Advisers, Tempers, We Can Pray,In th... View more info

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Lifetime with Ships: The Autobiography of a Coasting Shipowner. 1st in dj,signed in dj.

By: COPPACK, Tom WAINE, C.V., ed. WAINE, M.E.

Price: $85.00

Publisher: T. Stephenson & Sons, 1973,:

Seller ID: 43183


COPPACK, Tom. A Lifetime with Ships : The Autobiography of a Coasting Shipowner. Edited by C.V. Waine and M.E. Waine. Prescot, Lancs.: T. Stephenson &Sons, 1973. First Edition. Pp (6),vii-xv,(1),1-218, frontispiece + [8] pp plates. 8vo, yellow cloth. The author's account of his life in the British coastwise trade with the firm of Coppacks Bros. of Connah's Quay, North Wales, including his experiences of both World Wars. Forty-five chapters including: 7. The Aranci Adventure; 8. Launch of the Lizzie May; 10. The Captain's "Keck"; 12. Trials of the S.S. Shotton; 14. The Schooner Auction;... View more info

Lifetime with Ships: The Autobiography of a Coasting Shipowner. 1st in dj.

By: COPPACK, Tom WAINE, C.V., ed. WAINE, M.E.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: T. Stephenson & Sons, 1973,:

Seller ID: 77056


COPPACK, Tom. A Lifetime with Ships : The Autobiography of a Coasting Shipowner. Edited by C.V. Waine and M.E. Waine. Prescot, Lancs.: T. Stephenson &Sons, 1973. First Edition. Pp (6),vii-xv,(1),1-218, frontispiece + [8] pp plates. 8vo, yellow cloth. The author's account of his life in the British coastwise trade with the firm of Coppacks Bros. of Connah's Quay, North Wales, including his experiences of both World Wars. Forty-five chapters including: 7. The Aranci Adventure; 8. Launch of the Lizzie May; 10. The Captain's "Keck"; 12. Trials of the S.S. Shotton; 14. The Schooner Auction;... View more info

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List of Parish Registers and other Genealogical Works

By: CRISP, Frederick Arthur

Price: $50.00

Publisher: 1904,:

Seller ID: 61963


CRISP, Frederick Arthur (edited by). List of Parish Registers and other Genealogical Works. (Grove Park, Denmark Hill, S.E.: The author's private press), 1904. Pp. 114. 4to, white gilt lettered vellum spine with limp paper covered boards, t.e.g. A collection of the family names found in various parish registers from select locales in the counties of Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, Denbigshire, Essex, Gloucestershire, Herefordshire, Kent, Leicestershire, Lincolnshire, Middlesex, Somersetshire, Suffolk, Surrey, Warwickshire, and Worcestershire. Volume slightly splayed, spine rubbed and nicked, corne... View more info

Literary Art : The Samuel Robertson Memorial Lecture. Signed

By: RADDALL, Thomas H.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Dalhousie Review, Halifax, N.S., 1954,:

Seller ID: 107329


RADDALL, Thomas H. The Literary Art. The Samuel Robertson Memorial Lecture,Prince of Wales College, Charlottetown, P.E.I. Reprinted from The Dalhousi e Gazette, Summer, 1954. First Edition p 1-8. 8vo, cream stapled dard covers, lettered in blue. "These are times when everyone is concerned about the quality of the literature, or perhaps I should say the quality of the reading matter, chiefly in the form of fiction, now being put before the public.The advent of the so-called pocket book especially has produced a flood of fiction to be had for twenty-five cents or fifty cents a copy at any dr... View more info

Little Learning :The First Volume of an Autobiography. First Edition in dustjacket

By: WAUGH, Evelyn

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Chapman & Hall, London, 1964,:

Seller ID: 688


WAUGH, Evelyn. A Little Learning :The First Volume of an Autobiography. (London) : Chapman & Hall, 1964. First UK Edition. Pp. (8),1-234. Port. frontis + 3 leaves plates. 8vo, grey cloth, gilt lettering to spine. "'A Little Learning' is the first volume of Mr Waugh's autobiography. He has taken as amodel for it his own biography of Ronald Knox; and he could not have done better, for when that book appeared in 1959 it was immediately recognized as one of the best 'Lives' of the century. 'A Little Learning' treats of Mr Waugh's family and childhood; and of his education at Lancing and Oxford... View more info

Liverpool Shipping : A Short History. First Edition in dustjacket.

By: CHANDLER, George

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Phoenix House, London, 1960,:

Seller ID: 102489


CHANDLER, George. Liverpool Shipping : A Short History. London: Phoenix House, (1960). First Printing. Pp. (4),v-xi,(1),13-256, frontispiece, + 30 p. of black and white plates. Illustrated. Map endpapers. 8vo, tan cloth with black lettering to spine. "Dr George Chandler, the Librarian of the City ofLiverpool who was responsible for the celebratory history [published on Li verpool's 750th anniversary], here addresses himself to the repair of what he calls 'a remarkable omission' -- a popular but reliable guide to the history of Liverpool shipping as a whole and its part in the developing tr... View more info

LNWR : Pre-Grouping Railway Scene No 3. First Edition i n dustjacket

By: NOCK, O.S. (ed.)

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Ian Alllan Ltd, London, 1980, ISBN:-711009694:

Seller ID: 103909


NOCK, O.S. (ed.). LNWR : Pre-Grouping Railway Scene No 3. London : Ian Alllan Ltd, (1980). First Edition. Pp (4),5-96. Illustrated. Double Column. Large 8vo, black cloth, gilt lettering to spine. "O.S. Nock has once again picked a superb collection of photographs from the Rixon Bucknall archives, this time of the LNWR and the 'Premier Line'. The third in the series of books on the pre-Grouping railway scene illustrates the development of the LNWR's locomotive stock from the first 4-2-0s produced in 1847, the immortal Jumbos to Webb's contoversial compounds and the George the Fifth 4-4-0s a... View more info

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London's Navy

By: TAYLOR, Gordon Charles, Prince of Wales Lewin

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Quiller Press, 1983,:

Seller ID: 39761


TAYLOR, Gordon. London's Navy : A Story of the Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve. Foreword by H.R.H. the Prince of Wales. (L): Quiller Press, (1983). Pp 176 + 4 p of colour plates. Many illustrations in the text. 8vo, blue cloth. "At Trafalgar about 22% of the crew of Nelson's Victory were volunteers. In 1945, the R.N.V.R., boosted by many wartime volunteers, was providing no less than 88% of all the commissioned officers then serving in the Royal Navy. At its peak, R.N.V.R. officers and men from ordinary seaman to Commodore, served in almost every ship and shore base, numbering 48,000 officer... View more info

Love & Friendship and Other Early Works Now First Printed from the OriginalMS. by Jane Austen. With a Preface by G.K. Chesterton.

By: AUSTEN, Jane. CHESTERTON, G.K.

Price: $90.00

Publisher: F.D. Goodchild Company, Publishers, Toronto, 1922,:

Seller ID: 93912


AUSTEN, Jane. Love & Friendship and Other Early Works Now First Printed from the Original MS. by Jane Austen. With a Preface by G.K. Chesterton. Toronto : F.D. Goodchild Company, Publishers, n.d.[ca 1922]. Pp [i]-xv,(1),[1]-140,(4), frontis (with printed tissue guard). 8vo, maroon cloth spine, gilt lettering to spine, heavy gilt decoration to maroon paper covered boards, top edge dyed maroon, colour illustrated endpapers. The Canadian edition from the U.K. sheets. Contents : 1. Love and Friendship: A Novel told in a Series of Letters. 2. Lesley Castle: A Unfinished Novel in Letters. 3. The His... View more info

Lucy Dawson's Dog Book. With Fifteen Dog Studies in Colour. First Edition in dustjacket.

By: DAWSON, Lucy.

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Collins, London, 1939,:

Seller ID: 105529


DAWSON, Lucy. Lucy Dawson's Dog Book. With Fifteen Dog Studies in Colour. London : Collins, (1939). First Printing. Pp. (6),[7]-[101],(3), colour frontispiece, including 8 colour plates. With dozens of black and white illustrations to text. 4to, brownish cloth with white lettering to front board andspine. Lucy Dawson, (1877-1958) noted British artist. "Lucy Dawson's dog b ooks are now firmly established beside Cecil Aldin's, and we think this oneis the best of them all. Cocker spaniels and springers, wire-haired terrie rs, scotties, pekinese, everybody's favourite pets will be found here. ... View more info

Mackenzie Delta. An article in Canadian Geographical Journal, Vol. 78, No. 5, May, 1969

By: MACKAY, J. Ross. Canadian Geographical Journal, Vol. 78, No.5 ROWE, Kaye LEE-WHITING, Brenda B.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Royal Canadian Geographical Society, Ottawa, 1969,:

Seller ID: 88656


MACKAY, J. Ross. "The Mackenzie Delta.” An article in Canadian GeographicalJournal, Vol. LXXVIII, No. 5, May, 1969, pp 146-155. Ottawa : Royal Canadi an Geographical Society, 1969. Pp [i]-vii,146-179,viii-xiii,(1) including covers. Illustrated. Maps. Triple Column. 4to, illustrated white stapled wrappers. Also includes Kaye Rowe's “Brandon : The Wheat City” (pp 156-163); T. Ritchie's “Memorial to a Hero – Brock's Monument on Queenston Heights” (pp 164-169); Brenda B. Lee-Whiting's “The Stronghold of Caernarvonshire” (pp170-179). Cover photo of the Mackenzie River near Reind... View more info

Madoc and the Discovery of America : Some New Light on an Old Controversy. First Edition in dustjacket.

By: DEACON, Richard. MADOC AB OWAIN GWYNEDD

Price: $70.00

Publisher: Frederick Muller, London, 1967,:

Seller ID: 23229


DEACON, Richard. Madoc and the Discovery of America : Some New Light on an Old Controversy. (London) : Frederick Muller, (1967). Pp 269. Illustrated. 8vo, brown cloth. Contents : "To Travel Hopefully"; In Quest of Madoc; The Age of Owain Gwynedd; Curraghs, Coracles and Square-Masters; Voyage with "Ten Sailes"; Did Columbus know of Madoc?; Madoc the Sailor; The First Expedition; The Origins of the Welsh Indians Legend; "General" Bowles Goes to London; John Evans's Strange Quest; Reports from Travellers; Willem the Minstrel; Landfall in Alabama; In the Footsteps of the We... View more info

Making the Future Work: Crisis and Change in the South Australian Economy. pbk.

By: GREEN, Roy GENOFF, Rodin HARCOURT, Geoff

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Allen & Unwin, St. Leonards, New South Wales, 1993, ISBN:1863735267:

Seller ID: 77564


GREEN, Roy and Rodin GENOFF, (eds).. Making the Future Work: Crisis and Change in the South Australian Economy. Foreword by Geoff Harcourt. (St. Leonards, New South Wales): Allen & Unwin, (1993). Pp. [i]-xviii,[1]-254. 8vo, illustrated black card covers. Chapters: 1. Challenge of industry policy; 2.Recent trends in the South Australian economy; 3. Prospects for industry a nd growth; 4. Production systems debate; 5. Industry policy and women; 6. Private culture, public loss; 7. A manufacturing view; 8. A union view; 9. Towards a mini-Accord; 10. Networking as industrial strategy; 11. Avoiding t... View more info