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A LITERARY & HISTORICAL ATLAS OF AMERICA.  EVERYMAN'S LIBRARY NO. 553., Bartholomew, J.G.  Revised By Samuel McKee.
1 Bartholomew, J.G. Revised By Samuel McKee. A LITERARY & HISTORICAL ATLAS OF AMERICA. EVERYMAN'S LIBRARY NO. 553.
London J.M. Dent & Sons 1930 Revised and Enlarged Edition. Hard Cover Good Very Good 
242 pp, 6 13/16" H. Map endpapers, decorated title page. Profusely illustrated with colour and b&w maps, plus 8 plates depicting coins. "The transformation, bit by bit, of a wilderness into the category of a Europeanized civilization may be comprehended from a series of maps which shows the ever advancing line of settlement as it first gnawed away the forests of the sea coast, and then after trickling through mountain passes, seeped across the plains to be stopped finally by the Pacific Ocean. Waterways, roads, and more recently, the railroads, have contributed to the movement of the past towards the fulfilment of the present. The following maps portray the expanding movements of new nations as two continents were wrested from a wilderness. The coloured maps locate states, towns, waterways, advancing frontiers, routes of travel, population densities, and industries. The black and white maps, besides those showing battle alignments and military campaigns, contain many specimens of early maps with their quaint antiquarian charm." Includes "A Brief Survey of the Coinage of North and South America" by G.C. Brooke, "A Gazetteer of Towns and Places in America having a Literary or Historic Interest", "Contributions to the Literature of the United States" and an Index. Book is lightly cocked, light browning to edges of text block, light edge wear, very small old ink mark on bottom of text block, rubbing with slight color loss on covers, cloth is split on hinges - repaired, small edge tear on free front endaper - archivally taped. Dust jacket has light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine, tiny chip at top of spine, slight fading to spine and flap-fold color. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
2 Brin, David. (Nancy Kress, Sheila Finch, Roger MacBride Allen.) DAVID BRIN'S OUT OF TIME TRILOGY. 1. YANKED! 2. TIGER IN THE SKY. 3. THE GAME OF WORLDS. 3 VOLUME SET.
Avon, New York, (1999),. Ist printings. 
246 pp, 242 pp, 246 pp, paperbacks - 3 volumes. Cover art by Peter Bollinger/Cliff Nielsen. "Young heroes yanked from the 20th century and beyond must fight an enemy more skilled, cunning, and dangerous than they ever imagined. But these young heroes are the world's only hope..." Interiors - bookstore stamp/old price on first page of books 1 & 2, otherwise clean and tight. Exteriors - minor edge wear, spines flat with very faint creases to books 1 & 2. A clean, bright set. VG+ 
Price: 25.00 USD
 
 
ZARAGOZ and PLAGUE DAEMON.  THE FIRST TWO BOOKS OF THE ORFEO TRILOGY.  WARHAMMER., Craig, Brian.
3 Craig, Brian. ZARAGOZ and PLAGUE DAEMON. THE FIRST TWO BOOKS OF THE ORFEO TRILOGY. WARHAMMER.
Nottingham Black Library / Games Workshop 2002 Mass Market Paperbacks Very Good Clint Langley, cover art. 
The first two volumes of the Orfeo Trilogy. 1. Zaragoz - 250 pp, 6 3/4" H, ISBN 0743443039. "Riven by political intrigue, the countless petty kingdoms of Estalia are a dangerous land to travel through. When he rescues a mysterious priest from brigands, the minstrel Orfeo is drawn into a deadly power struggle for the citadel of Zaragoz. He is forced to use all the power of his wits and skill at arms to survive enemies fair and foul, human and monstrous." 2. Plague Daemon - 242 pp, 7" H, ISBN 1841542539. "In the wildest reaches of the Border Princes, the kingdom of Khypris is thrown into turmoil when barbarian tribes descend upon its rich, fertile lands. Soldier of fortune Harmis Detz finds himself fighting more than mere human enemies when a cruel twist of fate sucks him into a far more desperate endeavour - to find the real source of the evil that threatens Khypris. Can Harmis and his companions possibly triumph against such a foul and unnatural adversary as a servant of Nurgle, lord of pestil-ence?" Interiors - old price in ink and bookstore stamp on first page, otherwise clean and tight with no other ownership marks. Exteriors - very light edge wear, Zaragoz has a small bump at bottom of front hinge, Plague Daemon has some thin faint indentation lines on front cover. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALS., Delderfield, R.F.  (Ronald Frederic Delderfield.)
4 Delderfield, R.F. (Ronald Frederic Delderfield.) NAPOLEON'S MARSHALS.
Philadelphia Chilton 1966 Second Printing Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 
242 pp, 9 1/4" H. B&w illustrations. "Napoleon, that master strategist, created twenty-six Marshals of France between the years 1804 and 1815. These men, who held the highest positions in the Empire after Napoleon himself, came from diverse, and often humble backgrounds. Among the twenty-six were officers, sergeant majors, rankers, apprentices, a farmer's boy, a brewer, a poet, a smuggler, an actor, a barber, and a prince. The two qualities they all had in common were courage and ambition. During the years when Napoleon was conqueror of most of Europe, the marshals acquired titles and great riches, and in the end there was only one who was not to some extent corrupted by greed or ambition, and who remained loyal to the man who had elevated them all to power. Through their stories, and the eyes of the author, the entire panorama of French history, from the first days of the French Revolution until the restoration of the Bourbons, is seen. The color and excitement of the great battles, the strategy, the roll of history is here in (this book), the first to follow the actual careers of the marshals from July, 1789, until their deaths." Light cigarette odor, a few pages with small a soft wrinkle at top corner, very light browning to top and fore-edge of text block, minor wrinkling at top/bottom of spine. Dust jacket has very light browning at top edge, very light edge wear/wrinkling, one small edge tear archivally taped. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
BONNIE PRINCE CHARLIE IN LOVE:  THE PRIVATE PASSIONS OF PRINCE CHARLES EDWARD STUART., Douglas, Hugh.
5 Douglas, Hugh. BONNIE PRINCE CHARLIE IN LOVE: THE PRIVATE PASSIONS OF PRINCE CHARLES EDWARD STUART.
Alan Sutton, Stroud, 1995, first edition. 
242 pp, small 4to (10" H), hard cover in dust jacket. ISBN 0750906057 B&w illustrations. "Starting from the inherited tendencies of his unstable mother, this book follows Charles's involvements with women, from the passionate, illicit affair with his cousin, Louise de Montbazon, following his return from the '45, which resulted in a son, and his cruel arrogance when he took a new mistress replacing her, to his rough treatment of Clementine Walkinshaw, who had nursed him in 1746, and w h o s a c rificed herself for him. She came to live with him, and bore him a daughter, the 'bonnie lass of Albany', his comfort when the dynastic marriage he eventually made with the young Princess Louise of Stolberg came apart, leaving him an e ld er ly cu ck ol d. Judged the wild man of Europe as a result of his scandalous behaviour, Charles's boorishness and drunkenness had cost him the stability he craved, and in his later years he was both ill and lonely, turning to his daughter to s ati sfy hi s lo ngi ng for the love that he had so easily cast aside in his earlier stormy relationships. She became the pride of his life, and when he died four years later, it was with the promise that she would be his rightful heir....this tim ely book pro vi des a re -ex amination of the Scottish hero whose flawed character and lack of success in love undoubtedly influenced his relations with the royal courts of Europe and played an important part in his role in the history of Scotl and and Engla nd, p erh aps contr ibut ing as much to the defeat of the Jacobite cause as 'Butcher' Cumberland's musket fire at Culloden." Samll bump at three corners, slight wrinkling at top/bottom of spine. Dust jacket has wrinkling at top/botto m of spi ne and flap- fold s, m inor r ubbin g. Very Good-/Very Good 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
6 Durova, Nadezhda. Translation, introduction, and notes by Mary Fleming Zirin. THE CAVALRY MAIDEN: JOURNALS OF A RUSSIAN OFFICER IN THE NAPOLEONIC WARS.
Indiana University Press, Bloomington, 1989. 
242 pp, large 8vo (9 1/4" H), soft cover. ISBN 0253205492 B&w portraits, map. "In December 1807, Alexander I granted a commission to Nadezhda Duvrova, who, in male guise, served nearly ten years in the Russian light cavalry during the Napoleonic wars. (This) is a selection of the edited journals of her military service, first published in 1836 with Pushkin's encouragement, is a lively narrative of Russian life on and off the battlefield in the Alexandrine era. Durova's story appeals in ou r own time as a unique and gripping contribution to the literature of female experience." Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - light rubbing, very light edge wear, two tiny corner creases, soft crease on f r o n t c o ver, small bump at top of rear hinge, minor hand writing impression on front cover, several pages with small crease or tiny tear/dint at top edge. Very Good- 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
MYTH, MAGIC, AND MYSTERY: ONE HUNDRED YEARS OF AMERICAN CHILDREN'S BOOK ILLUSTRATION., Hearn, Michael Patrick / Clark, Trinkett / Clark, H. Nichols B.
7 Hearn, Michael Patrick / Clark, Trinkett / Clark, H. Nichols B. MYTH, MAGIC, AND MYSTERY: ONE HUNDRED YEARS OF AMERICAN CHILDREN'S BOOK ILLUSTRATION.
Boulder, Colorado Roberts Rinehart Publishers in cooperation with The Chrysler Museum of Art 1996 1570980799 / 9781570980794 Soft Cover Very Good 
242 pp, 4to (11 1/2" H). Profusely illustrated in color and b&w. "A stunning achievement, 'Myth, Magic, and Mystery' brings together the work of nearly every prominent children's book illustrator of the twentieth century. Developed for a nationwide, touring exhibition beginning at The Chrysler Museum of Art in Norfolk, Virginia in June 1996, this book stands alone as a portable encyclopedia of the 'masters' of the genre. Included here are the works of such popular illustrators as N.C. Wyeth, Chris Van Allsburg, Maurice Sendak, Dr. Seuss, Edward Gorey, Tomi Ungerer, and others; a special feature of the book is a complete 'alphabet' created from a selection of the classic ABC books by the likes of Richard Scarry and 'Curious George' creator H.A. Rey. (This) will be a volume to be treasured alongside the classics themselves, a book to be sought after for moments of quiet contemplation or recollections of sheer joy." Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - very light edge wear, light rubbing on covers, tiny dent on fore-edge of text block, tiny stain on bottom of text block. 
Price: 40.00 USD
 
 
8 James, Will. Illustrated by the author. COW COUNTRY. (CONTAINS: THE WILD HORSE; WHEN IN ROME; MONTY OF THE "Y" BENCH; SILVER-MOUNTED; THE LAST CATCH; TWO OLD TIMERS; COMPLETE; THE BREED OF 'EM.)
Mountain Press, Missoula, Montana, 1995 - Tumbleweed Series. 
242 pp, large 8vo, hard cover in dust jacket. B&w illustrations by Will James. "Welcome to 'Cow Country' and the world of Will James - a place where 'there's not a fence as far as you can see, nothin' but blue grass ripplin' in the sun.' First published in 1927, these stories and drawings showcase Will James's great talent for capturing the essence of cowboy life on the open range." Minor wrinkling at bottom of spine. Dust jacket has very light edge wrinkling, slight fading to upper part of spine, minor rubbing. VG+/VG 
Price: 25.00 USD
 
 
THE SOMME BATTLEFIELDS:  A COMPREHENSIVE GUIDE FROM CRECY TO THE TWO WORLD WARS., Middlebrook, Martin & Middlebrook, Mary.
9 Middlebrook, Martin & Middlebrook, Mary. THE SOMME BATTLEFIELDS: A COMPREHENSIVE GUIDE FROM CRECY TO THE TWO WORLD WARS.
Viking, London, 1991. 
385 pp, large 8vo (9 1/2" H), hard cover in dust jacket. ISBN 0670830836 Map endpapers. B&w photographs, maps/battle plans. "The French department of the Somme has seen many battles. The Romans were there. In 1066 William the Conquerer set out from a port on the Somme coast to invade England. The French and British fought at Crecy in 1346, and Henry V's army marched through the area on its way to Agincourt in 1415. The Prussians came in 1870. The two World Wars swept back and f o r t h a c ross the Somme. In the First World War the Somme was particularly tragic for the British. There were three great battles, and it was always the men of the British Empire who were most closely involved and suffered the greatest losse s. Ap pr ox i ma te ly half of the 400,000 soldiers who died on the Somme in 1914-18 were British. There are 242 British cemeteries, and the bodies of 50,000 British soldiers who were never found still lie under the Somme fields....(this book) set s o u t t o d esc ri be eve ry place on theSomme where there is a military cemetery, a memorial, a preserved trench, a crater or other reminder of battle, a chateau in which a general had his headquarters, not just from the First World War but from the ea rlie st t race of ol d ba ttles until the day in 1944 when Allied forces advancing from Normandy swept the Germans out of the Somme. Martin Middlebrook has combined the experience of twenty years of writing military history in writing the text . Mary has b een m ainl y re spons ible for the photographs, diagrams and the thirty maps that will help the visitor to find more than 500 places on the Somme and on the routes from the Channel ports and the Channel Tunnel. The result is an or igina l, deta iled w ork wi th an unri valled sureness of touch. It is a history book as well as a guide because each section is introduced with its background; it is 'history on the ground'." Large gift inscription on verso of free front endpa per, m ino r wrin kling a t top o f spin e, two very s mall creases at top corner of pages 181/182, bump at bottom corner of rear board. Dust jacket has been price-clipped, has wrinkling at top/bottom of spine and flap-folds, cellotaped small tear at bot tom of spin e, tiny tear wit h creas e on re ar panel shallow dint on spine and front hinge, very light rubbing. Very Good-/Good+ 
Price: 35.00 USD
 
 
10 Nish, Cameron; Waite, P.B.; Brown, R.C.; Prang, M.E., editors. CANADIAN HISTORICAL DOCUMENTS SERIES - 3 VOLUME SET. VOLUME I. THE FRENCH REGIME. VOLUME II. PRE-CONFEDERATION. VOLUME III. CONFEDERATION TO 1949.
Scarborough, Ontario Prentice-Hall 1965 Very Good Good 
Three volume set - volumes I & III are hard covers in dust jackets, volume II is soft cover. Volume I: The French Regime - 176 pp, hard cover in dust jacket, 9" H - "(C)ontains a fascinating collection of first-hand accounts by individuals involved in the founding and settling of Canada. Through their own words these men chronicle their ambitions, deeds, and frustrations, from the time of Jacques Cartier's first voyage of exploration in 1534 to the surrender of Montreal to the British in 1760. Consisting mostly of translations from the original French, this book of documents was compiled with the purpose of placing an emphasis on the social and economic aspects of life during the French Regime in Canada." Volume II: Pre-Confederation - 242 pp, soft cover, 8 3/4" H - "(C)overs the history of British North America from the end of the French regime to 1867. Thus the history of Nova Scotia begins with the Treaty of Utrecht in 1713; that of Canada with the Treaty of Paris in 1763. New-foundland I have commenced, a little arbitrarily, in 1713; for the Hudson's Bay Company and the West I have included the Charter of 1670. Prince Edward Island and New Brunswick begin with their official establishment as provinces carved out of the old Province of Nova Scotia, in 1769 and 1784 respect-ively. The basic element in the story illustrated in this book is preforce political and constitutional history (but) at the same time I have tried to present the way various societies in British North America lived and worked." Volume III: Confederation to 1949 - 334 pp, hard cover in dust jacket, 9" H - (A) fascinating collection of first-hand accounts by some of the individuals who were actively involved in the events that led from consolidation of Confederation to Canada in the era of Post World War II. (It) indicates how Confederation was consolidated between 1967 and 1896. The emergence of modern Canada up to 1914 is then discussed. The First World War and the new economy that followed it then leads into the depression, the Second World War and industrialism. In the last part, external affairs are traced from 1914 on and Canada's international position is evaluated." Volume I has small ghost sticker mark on free front endpaper, very light browning on free endpapers, light browning to edges of text block, light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine, minor edge wear. Dust jacket has light to moderate edge wear/wrinkling, small edge chips and tears, small area of surface paper loss on rear panel, slight fading to spine color, light rubbing, protected in a mylar sleeve. Volume II is lightly cocked, has light edge wear, light browning to edges of text block, small sticker residue on front cover. Volume III has very light browning to edges of text block, very light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine, minor edge wear. Dust jacket has light edge wear, a small edge tear and a few tiny edge tears, light rubbing, light fading to spine color, very light browning at top of flaps, protected in a mylar sleeve. 
Price: 50.00 USD
 
 
ROBIN HOOD, THE PRINCE OF OUTLAWS: A TALE OF THE FOURTHEENTH CENTURY FROM THE 'LYTELL GESTE'.  THE CHILDREN'S ILLUSTRATED CLASSICS SERIES., Oman, Carola. Illustrated by S.Van Abbe.
11 Oman, Carola. Illustrated by S.Van Abbe. ROBIN HOOD, THE PRINCE OF OUTLAWS: A TALE OF THE FOURTHEENTH CENTURY FROM THE 'LYTELL GESTE'. THE CHILDREN'S ILLUSTRATED CLASSICS SERIES.
J.M. Dent / E.P. Dutton, London / New York, 1959, reprint. 
242 pp, 8" H, hard cover (beige cloth with brown lettering on spine and front board, pattern of archer in woods in dark green on boards and spine), in dust jacket. Endpapers decorated with a repeat of the patterns on the boards in a lighter green. 8 colour plates (all present) plus b&w drawings. Contents: Preface; Robin Hood and Sir Richard ('Welcome to the Greenwood!' / At St. Mary's Abbey); The Sheriff of Nottingham (Reynold Greenleaf / The Sheriff in Sherwood / Alan a Dale's Wedding / Fr iar Tuck's Story / Robin taken Prisoner / Robin's Escape); Robin Hood and His Merry Men (Robin Hood and the Bishop / Young Gamwell / Sir Richard keeps his Tryst / The Prince of Aragon's Giants / Robin Hood and the Scotsman); Robin, Marian, and Th e K ing (The Noble Fisherman / Maid Marian / Rose the Red and White Lily / The Silver Arrow / 'I will come again' / Robin Hood's Pardon / The Last of Robin Hood). Dust jacket has been price-clipped, has light edge wear/wrinkling - mainly at top/bo tt o m of spine and flap-folds, a very small tears and tiny chips, light browning on spine, flap-folds and top edge of flaps; some small areas of color fading on flap-folds and spine. Very Good+/Very Good- 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
THEY GAVE ME A HURRICANE:  FROM FIGHTING IN THE BATTLE OF BRITAIN TO THE DEFENCE OF MALTA AND SABOTAGE IN SOUTH AFRICA., Palliser, Charles 'Tich', DFC, AE.  Foreword by Wing Commander Tom Neil.
12 Palliser, Charles 'Tich', DFC, AE. Foreword by Wing Commander Tom Neil. THEY GAVE ME A HURRICANE: FROM FIGHTING IN THE BATTLE OF BRITAIN TO THE DEFENCE OF MALTA AND SABOTAGE IN SOUTH AFRICA.
Hitchin, Herts. Fighting High 2012 0956269680 / 9780956269683 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 
211 pp, large 8vo (9 7/16" H). B&w photographs. "As a teenager 'Tich' Palliser became 'hooked on this flying game', and aspired to take to the skies. The Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve provided the opportunity and a few months before the Second World War broke out the Yorkshire-born novice was called-up to learn and develop his skills as a combat fighter pilot. In August 1940 the young sergeant aviator, at the controls of a Hawker Hurricane, entered the ferocious aerial melees of the Battle of Britain, fighting for his life, and his colleague's lives, as he became one of Churchill's 'Few', in the defence of his homeland. Tich met with some combat success but also witnessed the attrition of war at a personal level, losing many squadron friends. Indeed in December 1940 Tich fell victim to enemy fighters. Tich was commissioned in April 1941 and arrived in Malta a month later to play his part in the defence of the beleaguered island. Steadily his score of combat kills rose. He passed the 'ace' status and early in 1942 was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross. Soon after he took up instructing duties, and for the remainder of the war, despite the continual threat of sabotage, Tich passed on his hard-won experience to novice pilots in South Africa. This is Tich's story in his own words, illustrated with numerous previously unpublished photographs, as the reader accompanies him through the physical tensions and emotional trials of being a Second World War fighter pilot. Tich provides an intimate account of squadron life, including the acquaintances made and coping with the loss of friends." Small bump to top of front hinge, light waviness to edges of texblock. Dust jacket has some light edge wrinkling - mainly at top/bottom of spine and flap-folds, two very tiny edge tears, faint scratch down rear panel, small dent on front hinge. 
Price: 22.50 USD
 
 
13 Sudek, Josef. MAGIC IN STONE.
Lincolns-Prager, London, (1947). 
242 pp, sm 4to, HC. 113 beautiful plates in photogravure of Bohemian architectural subjects by Josef Sudek. Book is edgeworn, with light foxing to top of text block, corners bumped. Smudges on fore edge and bottom of text block, front and rear pa stedowns have wrinkles running from top to bottom. Very slight musty odor. Dj soiled and chipped, with large dark blue stain on back panel. G+/Fair 
Price: 90.00 USD
 
 
THE BADER WING., Turner, John Frayn.
14 Turner, John Frayn. THE BADER WING.
Wrens Park, n.p., 1999, reprint. 
156 pp, 8vo (8 5/8" H), hard cover in dust jacket. ISBN 0905778413 B&w photographs. "Douglas Bader, the indomitable legless air ace, became a legend in his own lifetime, and is today remembered as one of the greatest combatants to emerge during W orld War II. But less is known about the Bader Wing and its crucial contribution to the Battle of Britain. For the first time, this book reveals the fascinating story of the charismatic Wing Commander and the five squadrons which he led: th e B a d e r Wing, consisting of some sixty pilots in all. The book highlights the dramatic aerial action of the Canadian aces in Baders's own 242 Squadron - Stan Turner, Willis McKnight and G E Ball. It describes in absorbing detail their many s uc c es se s, a nd also the inevitable moments of disaster and death. Moreover, the story is set against the broader canvas and controversy of the Big Wing. The tactics and strategy favouring the Wing are forcibly argued by the author, who comes do wn he avi ly on the side of Douglas Bader, the man whose outspoken views and forceful personality made the Wing possible. In 'The Bader Wing', some of the greatest names of World War II testify to Bader's leadership qualities, including Johnn ie J ohn son, Lad die Lu cas, Sholto Douglas, Hugh Dundas and Alan Deere. Their opinions lend great weight to a book which blends the best of aviation action with a cool reappraisal of the Battle of Britain." Book is slightly cracked at rear, d arken ing of co lor a t to p of rear hinge. Dust jacket has very minor edge wrinkling. Very Good/Near Fine 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
DOUGLAS BADER: A BIOGRAPHY OF THE LEGENDARY WORLD WAR II FIGHTER PILOT., Turner, John Fraynd.
15 Turner, John Fraynd. DOUGLAS BADER: A BIOGRAPHY OF THE LEGENDARY WORLD WAR II FIGHTER PILOT.
Shrewsbury Airlife 1995 1853105465 / 9781853105463 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good 
252 pp, large 8vo (9 1/2" H). B&w photographs. "Based on extensive interviews which the author had with Douglas Bader during the last thirteen years of his life, it tells the full story from his childhood to his work with the disabled in later life. After a flying accident in which he lost his legs, Douglas Bader was invalided out of the RAF. At the outbreak of war in 1939 he was recalled to the RAF and returned to flying. He fought in the Battle of Britain and later in nearly one hundred offensive fighter patrols. Follow-ing a mid-air collision he was captured and became a prisoner-of-war and was imprisoned in Colditz. The story of his war-time activities, both in the air and as a POW , is told in some detail and makes fascinating reading. These activities helped him to achieve celebrity status and in later life much of his time was given to promoting causes for the disabled." Very small faint soiling mark on bottom of text block. Dust jacket is price clipped, has very light rubbing - mainly on rear panel, tiny dent on front panel, minor edge wrinkling. 
Price: 17.50 USD
 
 
DOUGLAS BADER: A BIOGRAPHY OF THE LEGENDARY WORLD WAR II FIGHTER PILOT., Turner, John Fraynd.
16 Turner, John Fraynd. DOUGLAS BADER: A BIOGRAPHY OF THE LEGENDARY WORLD WAR II FIGHTER PILOT.
Shrewsbury Airlife 1995 1853105465 / 9781853105463 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 
252 pp, large 8vo (9 1/2" H). B&w photographs. "Based on extensive interviews which the author had with Douglas Bader during the last thirteen years of his life, it tells the full story from his childhood to his work with the disabled in later life. After a flying accident in which he lost his legs, Douglas Bader was invalided out of the RAF. At the outbreak of war in 1939 he was recalled to the RAF and returned to flying. He fought in the Battle of Britain and later in nearly one hundred offensive fighter patrols. Follow-ing a mid-air collision he was captured and became a prisoner-of-war and was imprisoned in Colditz. The story of his war-time activities, both in the air and as a POW , is told in some detail and makes fascinating reading. These activities helped him to achieve celebrity status and in later life much of his time was given to promoting causes for the disabled." Large gift inscription on free front endpaper, very light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine. Dust jacket has very light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine and flap-folds. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
THE FROGS OF SOUTH AFRICA., Wager, Vincent A.
17 Wager, Vincent A. THE FROGS OF SOUTH AFRICA.
Purnell & Sons, Cape Town, 1965, first edition. 
242 pp, small 4to (10" H), hard cover in dust jacket. Color and b&w photographs, drawings by the author. "The first section of the book deals in general terms with all aspects of frog life, legends, mating habits, homing instincts, calls, and thei r many and varied enemies. Their different food requirements are discussed, and especially the value to mankind of those species whose main diet consists of agricultural pests, and mosquitoes...The last section of the book is for those wh o w i s h t o have more detailed information about the 101 species and sub-species that inhabit South Africa, and the scientist will find full descriptions that would make possible the ready identification of eggs and tadpoles, large numbers of w hi c h ar e de s cr ib e d for the first time in this work. All the available information has been included on the South African Amphibia, both from the author's knowledge, and from literature on the subject." Light edge wear to boards, light tiny fo xi ng ma rk s o n top of t extblock, very light browning to endpapers, tiny split in front gutter. Dust jacket is basically complete, but has moderate edge wear/soiling, soiling on rear panel, light rubbing, delamination and laminate creases , 1" te ar, tin y c hips /t ears , li ght browning. VG/Fair 
Price: 47.50 USD
 
 
AROUSING THE GODDESS., Ward, Tim.
18 Ward, Tim. AROUSING THE GODDESS.
Somerville House, Toronto, (1996). 
242 pp, 8vo (9" H), soft cover with self-flaps. "...Tim Ward gives us his account of the tantric path, wherein all acts and emotions, including sex and passion, become grist for the mill of spiritual liberation. Set against an extraordinary and vi vid portrait of India, this metaphysical love story is by far his most intimate work to date." Interior - very light browning to pages, otherwise clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - clean, very minor rubbing. VG + 
Price: 12.95 USD
 


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