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RIDLEY:  THE STORY OF A SCHOOL.  2 VOLUMES IN SLIPCASE., Beattie, Kim.  With collaboration in research by A.H. Griffith  Introduction by Arthur L. Bishop.
1 Beattie, Kim. With collaboration in research by A.H. Griffith Introduction by Arthur L. Bishop. RIDLEY: THE STORY OF A SCHOOL. 2 VOLUMES IN SLIPCASE.
St Catharines, Ontario Ridley College 1963 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good - 
Volume One: 612 pp.- Volume Two's pagination runs 613-1265, 9 1/4" H, black boards with gilt lettering and school crest on front boards, orange spines with black title blocks/gilt lettering. Black endpapers with illustration by Edward Goodall. B&w photographs, reproductions. A history of Ridley College, St. Catharines, Ontario. Light rubbing and soiling on boards and spines. Volume One has minor discoloration at top corner of front board. Volume Two has faint foxing marks on front board, one slight corner bump. Slipcase has moderate wear and rubbing, one top rear corner is bumped. 
Price: 50.00 USD
 
 
2 Carson, Don, Captain and Lou Drendel. F-106 DELTA DART IN ACTION. SQUADRON/SIGNAL AIRCRAFT NO. FIFTEEN.
Squadron/Signal, Carrollton, TX, 1974 
50 pp, oblong (8 1/4" H x 11" D) soft cover (stapled in wraps). Profusely illustrated with b&w photographs, drawings, two pages of color illustrations. Interior - small ink smudge at bottom inside edge of rear cover, otherwise clean and tight with no other ownership marks. Exterior - small ink smudge on bottom of text block, minor edge wear, rubbing/soiling on rear cover. Very Good- 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
DEATH COMES FOR THE ARCHBISHOP.  ILLUSTRATED EDITION., Cather, Willa.  Illustrated by Harold Von Schmidt.
3 Cather, Willa. Illustrated by Harold Von Schmidt. DEATH COMES FOR THE ARCHBISHOP. ILLUSTRATED EDITION.
Alfred A. Knopf, New York, 1929, first illustrated trade edition. 
343 pp, 8vo (9" H), hard cover (medium brown cloth with dark brown lettering on spine and front board, illustration of a pot on front board). Pictorial endpapers, b&w illustrations by Harold Von Schmidt. This is the first illustrated trade edition . Set in New Mexico in the second half of the 19th century, this is a story of the interaction between the respresentatives of the Catholic Church and the local and native people. Previous owner's bookplate on front pastedown, a few pages s l i g h t l y roughly opened at bottom edge - mainly at front of book and at page 331, a few pages at rear of book not opened, moderate browning to edges of textblock, some staining to colored top of textblock, light edge wear, light rubbing, li g ht w ri nk li ng a t top/bottom of spine, small colored mark on bottom edge of both boards. Good+ 
Price: 155.00 USD
 
 
4 Cremony, John C. LIFE AMONG THE APACHES.
New York Indian Head Books 1991 0880296526 / 9780880296526 Facsimile Reprint. Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good+ 
322 pp, 8vo (8 1/2" H). Facsimile reprint of 1868 edition. From the Introduction: "We have never striven to make ourselves intelligently acquainted with (the various tribes occupying the vast region which extends from the Colorado river on the west, to the settlements of Texas on the east, and from Taos in New Mexico to Durango in the Mexican Republic). Nearly all that relates to them is quite as uncertain and indefinite to our comprehension as that which obtains in the center of Africa. Those who were best informed on the matter, and had given it the closest attention, were, at the time - most unfortunately - the least capable of imparting their information; while those who were ignorant of the subject have been the most forward to give the results of their fragmentary gleanings. If this volume shall have the effect of bettering our present deplorable Indian policy, by letting in some light, it will accomplish the author's object." The author was "Interpreter to the U.S. Boundary Commission, under the Hon. John R. Bartlett, in 1849, '50 and '51, and late Major of California Volunteer Cavalry, operating in Arizona, New Mexico, Texas, and Western Arkansas." Dust jacket has a few areas of very minor edge wrinkling. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
FLASHMAN AND THE REDSKINS.  FROM THE FLASHMAN PAPERS, 1849-50 AND 1875-76., Fraser, George MacDonald.  Dust jacket art by Barbosa.
5 Fraser, George MacDonald. Dust jacket art by Barbosa. FLASHMAN AND THE REDSKINS. FROM THE FLASHMAN PAPERS, 1849-50 AND 1875-76.
Collins, London, 1982, first edition. 
479 pp, 8vo (8 1/2" H), hard cover in dust jacket. Map endpapers. "When the tide of battle surged over the slopes of Little Bighorn, and Sitting Bull's braves gathered for the final charge that would sweep away the gallant remnant of Custer's 7th Cavalry, a clarion voice was heard above the crash of shots and whistle of arrows, the war-whoops and the pounding hooves: - Readers of his previous adventures will not fail to identify the speaker, or to recognise the tall, distinguished figure in evening dress, tails and whiskers, fleeing the stricken field: Sir Harry Flashman, V.C., veteran of countless retreats from battle and bedchamber, the most decorated coward of the Victorian age, was meeting his fate with the same matchless poltroone ry and deafness to duty and decency which had sustained him through a lifetime of dishonourable service, and endeared him to a generation of readers. But how the arch-cad of Dr Arnold's Rugby found himself in the climactic struggle of the Ame r i c a n West is only one chapter in an odyssey as hair-raising and scandalous as any in his six earlier volumes of memoirs. He traces it with his usual shameless candour and caustic humour, from the wagon-trains of the Forty-Niners, when he foug ht h is t er r ified way across the Plains in command of a bordello on wheels, to the holocaust of Bent's Fort and the horrors of scalp-hunting raids, Apache warpaths, dinner parties with Custer, captivity among the Sioux, confrontations with Pres ide nt Gra nt and W ild Bill Hickock, duels, escapes, conspiracies, and shoot-outs - to say nothing of passionate encounters with Indian belles, dusky beauties, enthusiastic widows, and mysterious adventuresses. This is Flashy's West as only he ca n de scr ibe it - th e W est, at once legendary and authentic, of Mangas Colorado and Kit Carson, of Custer and Spotted Tail, of Crazy Horse and the Deadwood stage, a pageant of savage warriors and Mountain Men, glory-hunting soldiers and gunfighter s, ga mble rs, ecc entri cs, scoundrels, and those extraordinary folk, white and Indian, who broke the trails or resisted the invasion." Book slightly cocked, minor wrinkling at top/bottom of spine/hinges, very light speckles of foxing on top of te xt blo ck. Dust jac ket ha s be en price clipped, has minor edge wear/wrinkling, soft wrinkles at top edge of rear flap, light rubbing. Very Good-/Very Good 
Price: 35.00 USD
 
 
6 Hennessey, Thomas. A HISTORY OF NORTHERN IRELAND, 1920-1996.
New York St. Martin's Press 1997 0312211120 / 9780312211127 Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good 
347 pp, 8vo (8 13/16" H). Book club edition. "Founded upon the partition of Ireland in 1920, Northern Ireland experienced fifty years of nervous peace under the rule of a devolved government in Belfast. This government was representative only of the majority Protestant unionist community while the Catholic minority sought union with the rest of the island. The Protestant fortress held firm until the emergence of the Northern Ireland Civil Rights Movement in the late 1960s, following which the province subsided into the civil unrest widely known as 'the Troubles'. Hennessey's even-handed history attempts to understand the reasons for the long history of communal division, mutual suspicion, Catholic alienation, and Protestant siege mentality. It traces the sequence of events, decade by decade, in the history of the troubled province. The great value of the book, however, is in providing an overview of events since the outbreak of the Troubles up to and including the present uncertain peace process. It is the first comprehensive history of Northern Ireland for over fifteen years and brings a contemporary perspective to historical events, taking account of the scholarship which has developed in Northern Ireland studies over the last twenty years." Minor wrinkling at top/bottom of spine. Dust jacket has minor rubbing, very light edge wrinkling. 
Price: 25.00 USD
 
 
GREAT RIVER:  THE RIO GRANDE IN NORTH AMERICAN HISTORY.  2 VOLUME LIMITED EDITION SET., Horgan, Paul.
7 Horgan, Paul. GREAT RIVER: THE RIO GRANDE IN NORTH AMERICAN HISTORY. 2 VOLUME LIMITED EDITION SET.
New York Rinehart 1954 Limited Edition Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket - (as issued) Paul Horgan. Signed by Author
1020 pp - 2 volumes - consecutively paged, 9 1/4" H. Buff coloured cloth with gilt lettering/banding on spines, top edges gilt. Signed by the author on the limitation page of Volume One. Pictorial endpapers and color picture section at the front of each volume (from paintings by the author). B&w maps. Volume One subtitled: "Indians and Spain". Volume Two subtitled: "Mexico and the United States". **Please note: This set is missing the publisher's slipcase.** Volume One has light dcuffing at top 2" of fore-edge of text block - probably occured at time of trimming pages, light toning to fore-edge and bottom of text block, tiny foxing mark on bottom of text block, two parallel diagonal wrinkles across pages 211 to 234 - probably occured during manufacture. Volume Two has small light stain on fore-edge of text block, light toning to fore-edge and bottom of text block, very small light soiling mark on bottom of text block. 
Price: 150.00 USD
 
 
CIVIL WAR WILLIAMSBURG., Hudson, Carson O., Jr.
8 Hudson, Carson O., Jr. CIVIL WAR WILLIAMSBURG.
Colonial Williamsburg Foundation / Stackpole, Mechanicsburg, PA, 1997. 
96 pp, 9 7/16" H, soft cover. ISBN 0811727076 Profusely illustrated in b&w, sepiatone and color with photographs, reproductions, maps/battle plans. "....tells the story of Virginia's colonial capital during the Civil War. It features the writing s of the residents, soldiers, and refugees who experienced war and occupation firsthand and photographs and pictures from that time, some recently discovered." Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - very s m a l l c r e a se at top/bottom corner of front cover, light edge wear to covers and top/bottom of spine, tiny bump at top of spine. Very Good- 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
CORVETTES CANADA:  CONVOY VETERANS OF WWII TELL THEIR TRUE STORIES., Johnston, Mac.
9 Johnston, Mac. CORVETTES CANADA: CONVOY VETERANS OF WWII TELL THEIR TRUE STORIES.
Toronto McGraw-Hill Ryerson 1994 0075513811 / 9780075513810 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good+ 
310 pp, large 8vo (9 1/4" H). B&w photographs, map. "The corvette was 'the' ship to define the Canadian navy in World War II as an escort service. From the fall of 1940 until May 1945, we follow these small warships as they shepherd convoys of merchant ships carrying weapons, food, oil, raw materials and manufactured goods from North America to the United Kingdom. On the return trip, the escorts bring back the empty vessels for reloading. We see the routines of corvette life punctuated by sudden bursts of fierce action. These are life-and-death moments for the warship escorts, the merchant ships they protect and the attacking U-boats of the German navy. But there is another enemy - the North Atlantic itself. It is a powerful force that dictates the corvette crews' living conditions and, at times, even their chances of survival. The corvettes saw action in other important areas, so our veterans tell us about the famous Triangle Run and lesser-known efforts such as trips to Labrador and escort work in the St. Lawrence River. We also learn about service in the English Channel, the Mediterranean, the Caribbean and in the Pacific Ocean. This is the story of the men themselves - men from the lower deck and the wardroom. It is the story of the 123 corvettes they sailed. And in many ways the corvette story is an analogy for Canada as a whole: unprepared for war, committed to a cause, bloodied in batle - and ultimately triumphant." Creasing at fore-edge of page 113/114, slight bump/wrinkling at bottom of spine. Dust jacket has minor wrinkling at top of hinges and flap-folds, very minor rubbing. 
Price: 17.50 USD
 
 
CORVETTES CANADA:  CONVOY VETERANS OF WWII TELL THEIR TRUE STORIES., Johnston, Mac.
10 Johnston, Mac. CORVETTES CANADA: CONVOY VETERANS OF WWII TELL THEIR TRUE STORIES.
Toronto McGraw-Hill Ryerson 1994 0075513811 / 9780075513810 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 
310 pp, large 8vo (9 1/4" H). B&w photographs, map. "The corvette was 'the' ship to define the Canadian navy in World War II as an escort service. From the fall of 1940 until May 1945, we follow these small warships as they shepherd convoys of merchant ships carrying weapons, food, oil, raw materials and manufactured goods from North America to the United Kingdom. On the return trip, the escorts bring back the empty vessels for reloading. We see the routines of corvette life punctuated by sudden bursts of fierce action. These are life-and-death moments for the warship escorts, the merchant ships they protect and the attacking U-boats of the German navy. But there is another enemy - the North Atlantic itself. It is a powerful force that dictates the corvette crews' living conditions and, at times, even their chances of survival. The corvettes saw action in other important areas, so our veterans tell us about the famous Triangle Run and lesser-known efforts such as trips to Labrador and escort work in the St. Lawrence River. We also learn about service in the English Channel, the Mediterranean, the Caribbean and in the Pacific Ocean. This is the story of the men themselves - men from the lower deck and the wardroom. It is the story of the 123 corvettes they sailed. And in many ways the corvette story is an analogy for Canada as a whole: unprepared for war, committed to a cause, bloodied in batle - and ultimately triumphant." Previous owner's signature, place & date in ink on front free endpaper; book is lightly cocked; wrinkling at top/bottom of spine; very light wear on bottom edge of boards and at corners. Dust jacket has light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine and flap-folds, light rubbing with a few small faint scratches on rear panel. 
Price: 16.00 USD
 
 
SHADOWS OVER INNSMOUTH., Jones, Stephen, ed. (Ramsey Campbell, Neil Gaiman, H.P. Lovecraft, Brian Lumley, Kim Newman, Nicholas Royle, Michael Marshall Smith, Brian Stableford, Brian Mooney, Peter Tremayne, David Sutton, D.F. Lewis, Guy N. Smith, Basil Copper, Jack Yeovil.)
11 Jones, Stephen, ed. (Ramsey Campbell, Neil Gaiman, H.P. Lovecraft, Brian Lumley, Kim Newman, Nicholas Royle, Michael Marshall Smith, Brian Stableford, Brian Mooney, Peter Tremayne, David Sutton, D.F. Lewis, Guy N. Smith, Basil Copper, Jack Yeovil.) SHADOWS OVER INNSMOUTH.
Victor Gollancz, London, (1997), Ist Gollancz pb printing. 
339 pp, trade paperback. ISBN 0575065729 B&w illus by Dave Carson, Martin McKenna and Jim Pitts. "Using the original novella (by H.P. Lovecraft) as inspiration, these bestselling writers depict the dreadful decline of the decaying Massachusetts s eaport since the late 1920s, through the war years, the rock 'n' roll era, the recent political upheavals in Eastern Europe, into the modern scientific age and beyond." . Interior - light waviness to bottom edge of approx. first 90 pages due t o l i g ht crimping from manufacturing process, otherwise clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - minor edge wear, soft small crease at bottom corner of rear cover. Very Good- 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
THE END OF THE WORLD., Lapham, Lewis H., ed. w/Peter T. Struck.  Intro. by Simon Schama. (Polybius, Suetonius, Josephus, Nostrdamus, Voltaire, Robespierre, Edmund Burke, Charled Darwin, Karl Marx, Jack London, Siegfried Sassoon, H.L. Mencken, Primo Levi, Rachel Carson, et
12 Lapham, Lewis H., ed. w/Peter T. Struck. Intro. by Simon Schama. (Polybius, Suetonius, Josephus, Nostrdamus, Voltaire, Robespierre, Edmund Burke, Charled Darwin, Karl Marx, Jack London, Siegfried Sassoon, H.L. Mencken, Primo Levi, Rachel Carson, et THE END OF THE WORLD.
St. Martin's, New York, 1998. 
297 pp, large 8vo (9 1/4" H), hard cover in dust jacket. ISBN 0312192649 B&w illustrations. "The Romans at Pompeii, the Confederates at Richmond, and the German Jews in 1938 all had reason to believe that the world was ending. But when the storm had passed and the dust had cleared, no matter what the destruction, the world still turned. This fascinating collection contains works by diverse historians including Plato, Thucydides, Pliny, Leonardo da Vinci, John Donne, Freud, Mencken, a n d P i casso. Mary Chestnut writes in her diary as the Confederacy crumbles around her; Jack London describes the great earthquake that struck San Francisco in 1906; a Bolshevik watches the Winter Palace fall in 1917; a Polish poet fights for f oo d in Au sc hwitz. Soldiers from every major war from ancient Rome through Vietnam march toward death; a writer toils while the Black Plague topples those around him; a monk watches the Aztec empire fall to the Spaniards; the Middle Passage de fi es hu man i ty and life. The most famous episodes of human tragedy are described by the men and women who lived. them. With an introduction by Simon Schama, this fully illustrated anthology of first-person accounts of diaster from Thucydides t o C NN, fr om P om pei i to the Holocaust, is as heartbreaking as it is inspiring, as terrifying as it is fascinating." Light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine, tiny dint on bottom edge of rear board. Dust jacket has very minor edge wrinkling, mi nor rubb ing, 2" w rin kle on fr ont panel. Very Good/Very Good+ 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
BY THE LIGHT OF THE GLOW-WORM LAMP:  THREE CENTURIES OF RELFECTIONS ON NATURE., Manguel, Alberto, ed. (Charles Darwin, R.B. Cunninghame Graham, Thomas Belt, Mark Twain, Henry David Thoreau, Priscilla Wakefield, John James Audubon, Philip Henry Gosse, Grant Allen, Charles Hall, Charles Abbot, Herman Melville, Annie Dillard, et a
13 Manguel, Alberto, ed. (Charles Darwin, R.B. Cunninghame Graham, Thomas Belt, Mark Twain, Henry David Thoreau, Priscilla Wakefield, John James Audubon, Philip Henry Gosse, Grant Allen, Charles Hall, Charles Abbot, Herman Melville, Annie Dillard, et a BY THE LIGHT OF THE GLOW-WORM LAMP: THREE CENTURIES OF RELFECTIONS ON NATURE.
Plenum Trade, New York, 1998, first edition. 
373 pp, large 8vo (9 1/8" H), hard cover in dust jacket. ISBN 0306459914 "(This book) represents the best of the nature-writing genre in over three dozen works from the past three centuries. Echoing the pastoral lyrics of Theocritus and Virgil, n ature writing crosses the Middle Ages and Renaissance under changing guises, and comes into its own, first during the Romantic era and then in the nineteenth century when Charles Darwin burst onto the scene. Today, the genre has been reviv e d b y a w ide and diverse group of imaginative writers - scientists, naturalists, and adventurers among them. Alberto Manguel, a great reader and literary connoisseur, serves as our guide. First outlining a 'literary' history of nature writin g, h e h as or g an ized this anthology into four sections: Landscape, Birds, Beasts, and Insects and Fish. He has included authors who did not train as scientists (D.H. Lawrence and Vladimir Nabokov). There are zoologists (John James Audubon) , c ons er vat ion i sts ( Rac hel Carson), the great classic figures (Charles Darwin and J.H. Fabre), and well-known contemporary writers (Diane Ackerman, Annie Dillard, and Barry Lopez). A cornucopia of the marvelous and the earthbound, (it) wil l ta ke i ts plac e al on gsid e t he m ore popular prose anthologies of our time." Minor rubbing, minor wrinkling at top/bottom of spine. Dust jacket has minor edge wrinkling. Very Good+/Very Good+ 
Price: 17.50 USD
 
 
JOURNAL OF THE SOCIETY FOR ARMY HISTORICAL RESEARCH.  MARCH, 1956.  VOL. XXXIV.  NO. 137., McGuffie, T.H., ed.  (C.C.P. Lawson, J.R. Western, Major A. McK Annand, Major G. Tylden, Major Eric Robson, Captain P.E. Abbott, W.Y. Carman, C.T. Atkinson, Captain M.E. Taylor, Carson I.A. Ritchie, Major A.B. Cree, Hurmus Kaus, et al.)
14 McGuffie, T.H., ed. (C.C.P. Lawson, J.R. Western, Major A. McK Annand, Major G. Tylden, Major Eric Robson, Captain P.E. Abbott, W.Y. Carman, C.T. Atkinson, Captain M.E. Taylor, Carson I.A. Ritchie, Major A.B. Cree, Hurmus Kaus, et al.) JOURNAL OF THE SOCIETY FOR ARMY HISTORICAL RESEARCH. MARCH, 1956. VOL. XXXIV. NO. 137.
Society for Army Historical Research, London, 1956. 
46 pp, 10" H, soft cover. Colour frontispiece, 4 pages sepiatone illustrations, 2 maps/battle plans, 1 b&w drawing. Contents include: Lieutenant-General Sir Thomas Dallas, G.C.B. (1758-1839); The County Fencibles and Militia Augmentation of 1794; The Regimental Colour of the 2nd Bn. Lord Ogilvy's Regiment, Army of Prince Charles Edward; The First Four Volunteer Units of the Cape; James Smithies (1787-1868), 1st Royal Dragoons; Two Cavalry Jackets; Standards and Guidons of the Horse G r e n a d i e r Guards, c. 1766-1788; Wynendael (with maps) / Notes: 93rd Sutherland Highlanders, Regimental Orders: Dress; An Unusual Cannon Gun (Hyderabad); Recruiting in Northern Counties for Hamilton's Expedition to Germany during the Thirty Y ea rs W ar ; Kn ap sa cks; etc. / Questions; Replies. Museum Supplement No. 26 March, 1956 laid in. Interior - minor browning to pages, otherwise clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - light edge wear, moderate edge wrink li ng, ve ry lig ht br own ing , issue number written in ink on spine, small corner creases on front cover. Very Good- 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
JOURNAL OF THE SOCIETY FOR ARMY HISTORICAL RESEARCH.  JUNE, 1959.  VOL. XXXVII.  NO. 150., McGuffie, T.H., ed.  (Major P.E. Abbott, Sir Patrick Cadell, R.Scurfield, W.Y. Carman, Major A.F. Flatow, Major S.H.F. Johnston, Major G. Tylden, Major A. McK. Annand, Carson I.A. Ritchie, H.G. Tibbutt, et al.)
15 McGuffie, T.H., ed. (Major P.E. Abbott, Sir Patrick Cadell, R.Scurfield, W.Y. Carman, Major A.F. Flatow, Major S.H.F. Johnston, Major G. Tylden, Major A. McK. Annand, Carson I.A. Ritchie, H.G. Tibbutt, et al.) JOURNAL OF THE SOCIETY FOR ARMY HISTORICAL RESEARCH. JUNE, 1959. VOL. XXXVII. NO. 150.
Society for Army Historical Research, London, 1959. 
Paging runs 47 - 94, 10" H, soft cover. Colour frontispiece, 4 pages sepiatone illustrations, 1 b&w map, 1 page b&w drawings (pistols). Contents include: An Officer, Royal Artillery, c. 1792; The Autobiography of an Indian Soldier; Two British Pe rcussion Pistols; A Colour-Sergeant, Royal Regiment of Artillery, c. 1846; Crimean Photographs of the 95th (Derbyshire) Regiment; Letters of Samuel Noyes, Chaplain of The Royal Scots, 1703-4; The Third Kaffir War, 1799-1803; Sevastopol afte r i t s C a p ture, 1855; Wandering Elizabethan Soldiers in Hertford. / Notes: The Civil War Letter-Books of Sir Samuel Luke; Royal Bristol Volunteers; etc. Museum Supplement No. 39 June, 1959 laid in. Interior - minor browning to pages, other wi s e cl ea n a nd t ight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - slight bump at top of spine, corner crease on rear cover, light to moderate edge wear/wrinkling, light browning, issue number written in ink on spine. Good+ 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
16 Neary, Peter and O'Flaherty, Patrick. PART OF THE MAIN: AN ILLUSTRATED HISTORY OF NEWFOUNDLAND & LABRADOR.
Breakwater, St. John's, (1983). 
208 pp, 4to (12" H), soft cover. Profusely illustrated with b&w photos, maps, reproductions, political cartoons, drawings. Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - minor rubbing. NF 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
SOUTHERN ONTARIO/QUEBEC CANOE ROUTES., Nickels, Nick, editor.
17 Nickels, Nick, editor. SOUTHERN ONTARIO/QUEBEC CANOE ROUTES.
Lakefield, Ontario Trent Publishing 1971 Stapled in Wraps Very Good - 
119 pp, 8 1/2" H. B&w photographs. A prose guidebook (i.e. without maps), detailing a number of canoe routes in Southern Ontario & Quebec, with additional advice on trip planning, equipment, clothing, food, etc. Contents: A Variety of Trip Combinations (From Provincial Parks); Symbolically Speaking (Abbreviations describe routes); North Bay Forestry District (Its border waterway); Pembroke Forestry District (Algonquin Park routes); Lindsay Forest District (In Central Ontario); Trent-Severn Waterway (From Lakes Ontario to Huron); Rideau Waterway (From Ottawa to Kingston, 125 miles); Tweed Forestry District (In the Mazinaw region); Quebec Province (Cradle of Canadian canoeing); Boy Scouts (Quebec Provincial Council - For Scouters); Acknowledgements (Assistance from many sources). Interior - small soft bump to top corner of first half of pages and a soft large crease at top corner of last half of pages. Exterior - soft corner creases, very light wear on spine and at corners, two small light stains on fore-edge of text block. 
Price: 45.00 USD
 
 
18 O'Flaherty, Patrick. THE ROCK OBSERVED: STUDIES IN THE LITERATURE OF NEWFOUNDLAND.
Toronto University of Toronto Press 1979 0802023517 / 9780802023513 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 
222 pp, 9 1/4" H. B&w photographs, reproductions, maps. "(A) study of how Newfoundland has been pereceived over the centuries by the islanders themselves and by outsiders. (This book) offers an integrated survey of Newfoundland literature, culture, and history. It illustrates the forces that have made Newfoundland a special place and Newfoundlanders a special people, 'a breed apart'. Against a background of political, economic, and cultural history, Patrick O'Flaherty submits the conflicting literary impressions of his island to a searching critical analysis. He finds the writings of explorers, missionaries, settlers, adventurers, novelists, and poets to be limited, or enlivened, by their own characters and preconceptions. There emerges a sympathetic but unsentimental picture of Newfoundland and its people, informed throughout by O'Flaherty's keen awarenes, based on an outport upbringing, of what Newfoundland has been and is." Faint erased pencil marks and two small light ink stains on front free endpaper. Dust jacket has very light browning on rear panel and on flaps. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
19 Schaffer, Jeffrey P. DESOLATION WILDERNESS AND THE SOUTH LAKE TAHOE BASIN. THIRD EDITION.
Wilderness Press, Berkeley, CA, 1999, 3rd edition, 2nd printing. 
154 pp, 8vo (8 1/2" H), soft cover. ISBN 0899971903 B&w photographs and maps + color folding map in pocket at rear. "(This) is the first guide to describe both areas in detail and to show all their trails on an up-to-date, four-color map. Furthe rmore, it is the first Tahoe hiking guide to be written in cooperation with the federal Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit. This guidebook offers you: 32 accurately described hiking trips in four areas: Desolation Wilderness, Lake Tahoe's Em e r a l d B a y , South Fork American River (trails south of Highway 50), and Upper Truckee River (trails north of Highway 88 and west of Highway 89); A table of mileages to the 80 trout-stocked lakes you can reach by trail; Descriptions of terrain , la ke s an d v eg et ation which, with abundant photographs, help you decide which hike is the right one to you; Where, when, how and why to get permits for going into Desolation Wilderness; How to hike and camp with a minimal impact on the envir on men t; A lis t of the ar ea's campgrounds, arranged by hike. You'll know where to stay, and if and how you should maker reservations." Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - very minor edge wear, very minor ru bbi ng, lig ht cur l to bott om c orner of book. Very Good 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
20 Snow, Hank. With Jack Ownbey and Bob Burris. THE HANK SNOW STORY.
Urbana University of Illinois Press / Canadian Country Music Hall of Fame 1994 0252020898 / 9780252020896 First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine 
555 pp, 9 1/4" H. B&w photographs. "(Traces Hank Snow's) life from humble beginnings, through his emergence as an entertainer in Canada, the United States, and throughout the world, to his stature as one of the most influential figures in country music today. But more than a rags-to-riches memoir, this book presents Hank's life and career in his own voice, with remarkable candor and incredible detail. It provides the first extensive look at the early development of country music in Canada, reveals the inner workings of the music industry (including Hank's vital and unsung role in launching Elvis Presley's career), frankly discusses the nonglamorous side of stardom, and offers the reflections of an outspoken artist who has been professionally involved with country music for nearly sixty years. Through Ernest Tubb's intercession, he made his debut on Nashville's Grand Ole Opry. Disheartened by the lack of audience response, Hank nearly abandoned his dream. Then he recorded a song he had written, 'I'm Movin' On'. It climbed to the top of the charts, staying at number one for twenty-nine weeks. More hits followed, and his life and career changed forever. Over the years, Hank has entertained servicepeople on military bases in Korea, Europe, and Vietnam. Remembering his own (difficult) childhood, he established the Hank Snow Foundation for the Prevention of Child Abuse. (He was) elected to the Country Music Hall of Fame and to the Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences Hall of Fame." Minor twist to spine. Dust jacket has very minor edge wrinkling otherwise clean and bright. 
Price: 20.00 USD
 


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