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1 Baird, John D. FIFTEEN YEARS IN THE HAWKEN LODE.
Gun Room Press, Highland Park, N.J., 1976, 3rd printing. 
120 pp, 4to (11 1/4" H), hard cover in dust jacket. ISBN 0882270117 B&w photographs, reproductions, drawings. Contents: By Way of Beginning; Double Guns of the Mountain Frontier; The Famous Hawken Stamp; Round Balls & Flat Jacks; Fort Clark, Trad ing Post to the Mandan; And Then Came Dinglehoofer; Shame on You, Mr. Carmichael; Fur Traders on the Waddapaw Menesotor; The Old West, As Seen by Today's Artists; Plain & Fancy; Hawkens at 130 Paces; Modern Hawken Replicas; So You Want A Mu z z l e l o a d e r; The Rifle That Could Have Been; A Hawken Returns to The Mountains; Hawken Replicas, or Fake Hawkens?; Making Meat: Mountain Man Style; Mountain Mulies & Mountain Rifles; Brickbats & Roses; The Hawken Bug. Previous owner's small s ta mp o n fr on t pa stedown, small bookstore label on rear pastedown, minor bump to top corner of textblock, small bump to top corner of both boards, minor wrinkling at top of spine, minor edge wear. Dust jacket is price clipped, has light rub bin g, lig ht wr ink lin g at top/bottom of spine and flap-folds, three tiny dints on front hinge, two tiny edge tears. Very Good/Very Good- 
Price: 52.50 USD
 
 
PROUD EMPIRES., Clarke, Austin.  Inscribed.
2 Clarke, Austin. Inscribed. PROUD EMPIRES.
Viking, Markham, Ontario, 1988, first Canadian edition. 
224 pp, 8vo (8 3/4" H), hard cover in dust jacket. BOLDLY INSCRIBED AND DATED BY AUTHOR ON TITLE PAGE. ISBN 0670817562 "In sight of green sugar-cane fields and the sea, the Rum Shop and the Tailor Shop are awash with buckshee rum and male talk. W hile Sarge (known to have broken an innocent man's legs with his truncheon) holds forth about blasted 'properganda', Seabert the Tailor has ambitions for a seat in Parliament and his eye on a big car. As a young man, Michael William Wilberf o r c e T h orne - 'Boy' to the villagers - learns about life from these vibrant characters. Coming of age in the Barbados of the 1950s, he is both horrified and fascinated by the political scheming that surrounds him. After spending several yea rs a t a C an ad i an university on a scholarship, Boy returns to his country with a sharper awareness of its people and possibilities. When an election is called and this tiny, colonial island hovers on the brink of a new political dawn, he is t rea ted a s a pol iti ca l saviour, the first of a new breed. This rich novel, at once serious and hilariously funny, gives a wonderfully exuberant picture of life in Barbados in the early 1950s, painted with unflagging humour and zest." Dust ja cket has ve ry l ight rub bin g, very light wrinkling at top of spine and flap-folds. Very Good+/Very Good 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
STORY OF ASCOT, PARTS OF RANGES I TO V, 1803-1948.  EATON ROAD, SPRING ROAD, JOHNVILLE ROAD OR GLENBURN, GLENDAY NEIGHBOURHOOD, MOULTON HILL, HUNTINGVILLE AND ROADS LEADING EAST AND NORTH., Coates, Hazel Ashe, compiler.  Foreword by Lady Tweedsmuir.  H.S. Billings, M.E. McCurdy, et al.
3 Coates, Hazel Ashe, compiler. Foreword by Lady Tweedsmuir. H.S. Billings, M.E. McCurdy, et al. STORY OF ASCOT, PARTS OF RANGES I TO V, 1803-1948. EATON ROAD, SPRING ROAD, JOHNVILLE ROAD OR GLENBURN, GLENDAY NEIGHBOURHOOD, MOULTON HILL, HUNTINGVILLE AND ROADS LEADING EAST AND NORTH.
Ascot Women's Institute, n.p., 1949. 
85 pp (printed on one side of leaf only), small 4to (10 13/16" H), soft cover. B&w photographs, maps. Contents: Introduction; History of the Ascot Women's Institute; Institute Pictures; Place Names; Indians; Hyatt Saga - with Historical Document Notes; Early Roads - map; Growth and Development of the County; The Neighbourhoods - including geographical features and industries; Old Map - in sections; Railways; Education; Churches - pictures; Temperance Work; Pearlash and Prices 100 Years Ago; The Home Front World War I; Peace Celebrations 1918; Memorial Roll 1914-1918; Ascot War Work and Other Activities; Ascot Honour Roll 1939-1945; Armed Forces - World War II; Poem - "For the Fallen" - by L. Binyon; Our Boys - Illustrated; Pe a c e C e l e b rations 1945. Interior - covers have pulled away from adjacent page at front and rear inside hinges causing some tears which have now been archiavlly taped, light rusting to staples, otherwise clean and tight with with no other own er sh ip ma rk s. Ex terior - previous owner's name on frontcover, light browning on spine and hinge areas, small light stain on covers, old tape residue at top/bottom of spine and covers at hinges, small closed tears at top/bottom of hinges, very li ght ru b bin g, a f e w s oft creases. Good 
Price: 50.00 USD
 
 
YOU AND YOUR TEENAGER:  A PARENT'S GUIDE TO MAKING THE MOST OF THE TEEN YEARS., Court, John, Dr.  Illustrated by Paul Stanish.
4 Court, John, Dr. Illustrated by Paul Stanish. YOU AND YOUR TEENAGER: A PARENT'S GUIDE TO MAKING THE MOST OF THE TEEN YEARS.
Angus & Robertson / HarperCollins, Sydney, Australia, 1995. 
112 pp, 10 3/16" H, soft cover. B&w illustrations. ISBN 0207187568 "Living with teenagers is fun, challenging and occasionally hair-raising! Teenagers can make you feel young again - and send you grey overnight. (This) is a practical guide to u nderstanding your teenager, so you and the whole family can make the most of these years. With clear, no-nonsense information and real-life examples, (it) answers the questions parents are asking, and shows how they can help. Dr Court giv e s f r i e n d ly, down-to-earth advice on: Puberty; Physical and emotional changes; Family relationships; Self-esteem; Family rules and discipline; Privacy; Depression; Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD); School pressures; Music and parties; Sex; N ut ri t io n, d ie ti ng and health; Experimentation: drugs and alcohol. Growing up is never easy. 'You and Your Teenager' will help you help them get there." Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - minor edge w ear , m in or rub bin g. Ve ry Good+ 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
THEIR DARKEST DAY: THE TRAGEDY OF PAN AM 103 AND ITS LEGACY OF HOPE., Cox, Matthew and Foster, Tom.
5 Cox, Matthew and Foster, Tom. THEIR DARKEST DAY: THE TRAGEDY OF PAN AM 103 AND ITS LEGACY OF HOPE.
Grove Weidenfeld, New York, 1992, first edition. 
233 pp, large 8vo (9 1/2" H), hard cover in dust jacket. ISBN 0802113825 B&w photographs, map, plan. "On December 21, 1988, a small block of plastic explosive tore apart a New York-bound Boeing 747, killing 259 passengers and crew and taking the lives of 11 residents of the tiny Scottish village of Lockerbie. The world followed in horrified fascination as a tale of international terrorism, airline ineptitude, and political gamesmanship unfolded. But another story was lost among the headli nes. Making use of more than three years of research and interviews, (the authors) present the whole picture of the disaster, including the story behind this tragic event: that of the people who died and the family members - who were left to d e a l w ith the devastating aftermath of the explosion. (This) is the shocking tale of the bombing, told through the family members' personal experiences: housewives who became adroit at handling the media; a doctor who became an authority on ex pl os iv es ; a real estate saleswoman who became an expert on terrorist groups; and the many others who sacrificed careers and futures in order to reform airline security and bring the terrorists to justice. The authors trace the history of the Pan Am 10 3 b om bin g, starting with the incidents that incited terrorists to attack and culminating with the indictment of two Libyans in November of 1991." Dust jacket has minor wrinkling at top of flap-folds and spine, very light rubbing. Ne ar F ine/ Very Goo d+ 
Price: 14.95 USD
 
 
6 Crawford, Bess Hillery. ROSEDALE.
Erin, Ontario Boston Mills Press 2000 1550463233 / 9781550463231 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 
176 pp, oblong (10 1/4" H x 11 3/4" D). Profusely illustrated in b&w with photographs, maps, reproductions. "This lavishly illustrated and compellingly written pictorial history recounts the origins and evolution of Toronto's most prestigious neighbourhood from its beginnings in the mid-1850s to the protection of its heritage homes within the modern mega-city. Chapters are devoted to the subdivision plans of 1854-1910, the impact of generations of the Jarvis family, a who's who of Rosedale's first century, the origins of the street names, the first landowners, early estates, and Rosedale's principal architects. Featured properties include Rosedale House, Drumsnab, Chestnut Park, Caverhill, Idlewold, The Dale, Lorne Hall, Denbrae, Hollydene, Thom House, and Guiseley House. Whether you are a Rosedale resident, an admiring neighbour, a Rosedale expatriate, or a lover of history and architecture, you are sure to find this book fascinating and enlightening. Small crease at bottom corner of last page, book is lightly cocked, small bump at top corners of boards. Dust jacket has very light rubbing, light edge wrinkling at top edge. 
Price: 35.00 USD
 
 
7 Dyer, Gwynne. IGNORANT ARMIES: SLIDING INTO WAR IN IRAQ.
McClelland & Stewart, Toronto, 2003, 2nd printing. 
189 pp, 8vo (8 1/2" H), soft cover. ISBN 0771029772 "Around the world thoughtful people are asking one vital question: How could an unspeakable terrorist act carried out by a small group of Islamist zealots, most of them Saudi Arabian, result in w ar being declared on Iraq, a country with a brutal but firmly secular government that had no known connection with 9/11? Is it a grotesque mistake, a sinister plot, or just the strategic equivalent of a highway pileup? Far too many politician s a n d journalists who should know better have swallowed the story that Saddam Hussein is a threat to the West, that his weapons of mass destruction are about to fall into the hands of suicidal terrorist fanatics, and that we must invade Iraq bef or e t he B east of Baghdad eats us, hair and all. And too few observers have pointed out that the weapons are not very dangerous, that Saddam has been successfully contained for over a decade without a war, and that the emperor has not clothes - --" Int eri or - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - minor rubbing. Near Fine 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
USN AIRCRAFT CARRIER AIR UNITS.  VOLUME 2.  1957-1963., Kasulka, Duane.  Illustrated by Don Creer.
8 Kasulka, Duane. Illustrated by Don Creer. USN AIRCRAFT CARRIER AIR UNITS. VOLUME 2. 1957-1963.
Squadron/Signal, Carrollton, Texas, 1985. 
64 pp, 11" H, soft cover (staples in wraps). ISBN 0897471725 Profusely illustrated with b&w photographs, color profiles. Contents: USN Aircraft Carrier Air Units 1957-1963; Carriers, Carrier Air Groups; Aircraft Colors; Berlin Crisis; Carrier Air group Commander (CAG); Marine Corps Squadrons; Attack Carrier Squadrons; Fighter and Attack Aircraft; Heavy Attack; Special Purpose Carrier Squadron; Carrier All-Weather Fighter; Carrier All-Weather Attack; Carrier Airborne Early Warning; Figh t e r P h otographic; Heavy Photographic; Helicopter Utility; Replacement Attack Carrier Squadrons; ASW Carrier Squadrons; Carrier Anti-Submarine; Helicopter Anti-Submarine; Replacement Anti-Submarine Carrier Squadrons; Electronic Countermeasure / Fl ee t A ir R econnaisance; Guided Missile Units; Air Development; Military Aircraft Redesignation; Glossary of Abbreviations. Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - minor edge wear, light browning on spine, very li ght r ub bin g, faint ghost sticker mark on front cover, brken scratch line down rear cover. Very Good- 
Price: 25.00 USD
 
 
THE PEENEMUNDE RAID: THE NIGHT OF 17-18 AUGUST 1943., Middlebrook, Martin.
9 Middlebrook, Martin. THE PEENEMUNDE RAID: THE NIGHT OF 17-18 AUGUST 1943.
Allen Lane, (London, 1982). Ist Edition 
265 pp, 8vo (8 3/4" H), hard cover in dust jacket. ISBN 0713913355 B&w photographs, maps. "On a night in August 1943, RAF Bomber Command launched a unique operation to destroy a secret research establishment located on the remote Baltic coast of Germany. That place was Peenemunde, the cradle of the space age. Here Germany's most brilliant scientists were developing an advanced form of rocket projectile that Hitler planned to launch in large numbers in order to destroy London and cause the collapse of British morale and resistance. The V-2 rocket, Hitler hoped, would reverse the course of the war and bring him victory. When allied intelligence discovered what was afoot, the RAF was ordered to destroy Peenemunde at whatever th e r i s k ...Martin Middlebrook has brought to (this book) his usual thorough research and authoritative analysis. All aspects of the subject are covered in graphic detail: the experiments at Peenedmunde, the lifestyle of the German community and th e m an y fo reign workers there, the Intelligence hunt, events at British headquarters, the fortunes of the British and Luftwaffe aircrews, and the experiences of those under attack..." Small Christmas gift inscription on free front endpaper, v ery l igh t r ub bin g on bottom edge of front board, very light eaviness to for-edge of text block. Dust jacket has light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine and flap-folds, small corner crease on front flap, very slight color fading on spine, very ligh t r ubbi ng. Ve ry G ood/Very Good 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
EARLY MADHYAMIKA IN INDIA AND CHINA., Robinson, Richard H.
10 Robinson, Richard H. EARLY MADHYAMIKA IN INDIA AND CHINA.
Motilal Banarsidass, Delhi, reprint. 
347 pp, 8vo (8 3/4" H), hard cover in dust jacket. ISBN 0896840387 "The book gives a descriptive analysis of specific Madhyamika texts. It compares the ideology of Kumarajiva (a translator of the four Madhyamika treatises 400 A.D.) with the ideol ogies of the three Chinese contemporaries - Hui-Yuan, Seng-Jui and Seng-Chao. It envisages an intercultural transmission of religious and philosophical ideas from India to China. In eight chapters along with 10 documents it details the phi l o s o p h y , ideology, comparison, 'the Lineage of the old Treatise Sect' and 'the Chief Idea of the Mahayana'." Light soiling to half-title page, small price label on title page, first 18 pages (signature) have been individually tipped in as b in di ng w as l oo se , areas of slight darkening of cloth on boards, very light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine, small area of soiling on bottom of text block. Dust jacket has moderate wrinkling along top edge, one very small edge chip and tiny te ar, ve ry lig ht rub bin g, minor edge wear, small blank label on front flap. Good+/Good+ 
Price: 37.50 USD
 
 
HISTORY OF KINSALE:  A FIELD STUDY APPROACH., Thuillier, John R.
11 Thuillier, John R. HISTORY OF KINSALE: A FIELD STUDY APPROACH.
Brennan, Kinsale, 1989, 2nd edition. 
84 pp, 7 15/16" H, soft cover. B&w maps, plans, photographs, drawings. Contents: Early Settlers (Pre-History - The Normans); The Development of the Town (Physical Development - Administrative and Commercial Development - Walk About/The Walls); Chu rches: Monasteries Through the Centuries (Ecclesiastical Development - St Multose Church - The Carmelites - Fr J. Foley McNamara and the Sisters of Mercy - The visits of Fr T. Matthew, Rev John Wesley); The Battle of Kinsale and the Early S e v e n t e e n t h Century (The Battle of Kinsale - James Fort - The Rising of 1641 - Cromwell in Kinsale); Restoration Period 1660 to the Second Battle 1690 (Charles Fort - James II and William of Orange - Life Around the Fort); Ships and Fishing in K in sa le ( Fi sh in g - The Kinsale Hooker - Commercial and Naval Activity - Boat Building); The Hinderland (The Bandon River - The Old Head of Kinsale). Interior - clean and tight with with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - minor rub bin g, lig ht wav ine ss to for e-edge of book, soft front hinge crease, small crease and small ghost sticker mark on rear cover. Very Good 
Price: 12.00 USD
 
 
A CRIMINAL HISTORY OF MANKIND., Wilson, Colin.
12 Wilson, Colin. A CRIMINAL HISTORY OF MANKIND.
London Granada 1984 0246116366 / 9780246116369 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good- 
702 pp, 9 1/2" H. "(T)ells the story of human violence from Peking Man to the Mafia, taking into account the calculated sadism of the Assyrians, the opportunism of the Greek pirates, the brutality that made Rome the 'razor king of the Mediterranean', the mindless destruction of the Vandals, the mass slaughter of Genghis Khan, Tamurlane, Ivan the Terrible, Vlad the Impaler - - . Each age has its own characteristic pattern of crime. In the past three centuries crime has changed and evolved until the sex killer and the mass murderer have become symbols of all that is worst about our civilization. But this is not just a study of human depravity: it is an attempt to place crime in perspective against human discovery, exploration and invention. The result is a completely new approach to the history and psychology of human violence." Light toning to top edge and fore-edge of text block, book is slightly cocked, light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine, minor edge rubbing. Dust jacket minor edge wear, very light edge wrinkling, light browning at top edge of flaps and top inside edge of jacket, light rubbing. 
Price: 35.00 USD
 


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