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1 Bain, Richard. Foreword by Anne Marie DeCicco-Best. Text by Hank Daniszewski. FANSHAWE COLLEGE.
London, Ontario Binea Press 2007 0978301234 / 9780978301231 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Richard Bain, photographer. 
120 pp, 12 1/8" H. "These spectacular photographs by Richard Bain serve to celebrate Fanshawe College by depicting current scenes of our campuses, its students and staff. Having been compiled during our 40th year, the photographs suggest the incredible diversity of education that occurs at Fanshawe as well as the emerging beauty of its campuses in all seasons. The work and accomplish- ment of students learning a practical skill is frequently depicted and is truly exciting to experience. In addition, this commemorative book provides a short public history of the first 30 years of Fanshawe's development ably written by Hank Daniszewski. Hank was able to speak with people, both staff and students, who were at the College at its inception in 1967." Very minor bump to bottom edge of front board. Dust jacket has minor crease at bottom edge of front panel, minor rubbing. 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
THE EMPIRE IS MARCHING: A STUDY OF THE MILITARY EFFORT OF THE BRITISH EMPIRE 1800-1945., Barclay, Glen St. J.
2 Barclay, Glen St. J. THE EMPIRE IS MARCHING: A STUDY OF THE MILITARY EFFORT OF THE BRITISH EMPIRE 1800-1945.
Weidenfeld & Nicolson, London, 1976, first edition. 
276 pp, 8vo (8 3/4" H), hard cover in dust jacket. ISBN 0297771256 B&w plates. "(A) study of the military strength of Britain and her Empire during the Boer War, First World War and Second World War. Dr Barclay evaluates the contributions of Aus tralia, New Zealand, Canada and South Africa, and the changing roles played by the colonies during times of crisis. He explains British attitudes to colonial troops - Australian indiscipline and New Zealand thoroughness - and the lack of diplomacy on the part of British military leaders when dealing with their colonial counterparts. After the South Africa War the British government should have seen clearly the advantages of an Empire Military Force, but reports on empire defence from eminen t naval officers such as Fanshawe and Jellicoe were repeatedly ignored. The colonies themselves all reacted differently to the threat of war. Australia was often at odds with New Zealand - the former worried about defending her own vulnerable coa st line, the latter primarily concerned to maintain friendly relationships with Britain; Canada was slow to become involved - but Canadian troops were a stirring sight, well-disciplined fighting men who obeyed their superiors without question; South Af rica made little contribution to the war effort, although her Prime Minister, Jan Smuts, gained great favour with the British Government by always agreeing, in principle, to every new plan put forward by the British. Dr Barclay has written an o utst anding account of the achievements of the British Empire during the late nineteenth and twentieth century, using a vast number of published and unpublished sources." Previous owner's place, date and signature in ink on free front endpaper; lig ht ed ge wear; tiny bump on top edge of front board; light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine. dust jacket has been price-clipped, has light to moderate edge wear with some tiny chips/tears at top/bottom of spine and flap-folds, light rubbing, light edge w rinkling at top edge and bottom of spine. Very Good-/Good 
Price: 17.50 USD
 
 
3 Hutchinson, Lucy, Thornton, Alice, Ann, Lady Fanshawe, Margaret, Duchess of Newcastle, Anne, Lady Halkett & Brilliana, Lady Harley. Roger Hudson, Editor. THE GRAND QUARREL. FROM THE CIVIL WAR DIARIES OF MRS. LUCY HUTCHINSON; MRS. ALICE THORNTON; ANNE, LADY FANSHAWE; MARGARET, DUCHESS OF NEWCASTLE; ANNE, LADY HALKETT & THE LETTERS OF BRILLIANA, LADY HARLEY.
London Folio Society 1993 Hard Cover Very Good 
256 pp, 9 1/2" H. Bound in full dark blue buckram with a repeat pattern of typographical ornaments in gold; pale blue-grey endpapers. Dark blue slipcase. 16 pages of lithographic plates reproducing contemporary prints and paintings, plus genealogical tables and maps. "There is no denying that writing - and reading - had spread rapidly out from the cloister and chancery under the stimulus of the printing press in the previous hundred years. This new climate of literacy, and a growing self-consciousness as the values of the Renaissance filtered through, combined with the natural instinct to record the extraordinary upheavals of the Civil Wars and their aftermath to produce the first great period of English biography and memoir." Less well known than their male counterparts, these women have left valuable documentation about the Civil War era through their diaries and letters. 1 1/2" soft wrinkle at fore-edge of free front endpaper. Slipcase has small bump to one front edge, light wear and 1 1/2" line indentation to one top side edge, light rubbing. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
"LLYNDISHIRE" - LONDON TOWNSHIP., Lewis, Jennie Raycraft.
4 Lewis, Jennie Raycraft. "LLYNDISHIRE" - LONDON TOWNSHIP.
London, Ontario Self-published 1967 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good- 
114 pp, 11 1/4" H. Red cloth with gold lettering on front board - no dust jacket (as issued). B&w photographs, fold-out map at rear. A local history of London Township, Middlesex County, Ontario. Contents: The Title; Dedication; Author's Sketch; Acknowledgements; Sources of Information; Reeve's Message; London Township as the Indians Saw It; An Early Picture of Canada West / Reeves of London Township Who Served as Wardens of of Middlesex; The Survey of Col. Mahlon Burwell; Early Settlers / Century Farms; Organization of London Township Council / Reeves and Clerks of London Township; Early Post Offices; The Proof Line Road / Elginfield, Birr, Silverwood, Arva, Masonville; The Sixteenth West / Denfield; The London-Huron-Bruce Railway; Other Villages - Bryanston, Hyde Park, Ilderton; Churches; Schools; Prominent Men and Women; Through the Years / Material from the Minutes, Municipal Offices, The Depression, The War Years, Annexation, The Tornado, Fanshawe Dam, 1967 Council. Light edge wear, minor soiling, very small bump to bottom corner of both boards, three tiny edge bumps. 
Price: 25.00 USD
 
 
5 Rickard, George P. SKETCHING RAMBLES IN ONTARIO: A COLLECTION OF PEN AND INK DRAWINGS. VOLUME 1 (ONE).
London, Ontario George P. Rickard Studio 1977 First, Limited Edition. Hard Cover Very Good+ Good+ George P. Rickard. Signed
95 pp, oblong (8 3/4" H x 11 1/8" D). Signed by the artist on the half title page and numbered (number 806 of a limited edition of 1000 copies) in the same ink on the limitation page. Ninety-three repro-ductions of pen and ink drawings of old buildings and places of interest in Ontario, with descriptive captions. Among the locations included are: Cataract, Tavistock, Sparta, Port Stanley, Bruce Peninsula, St. Thomas, London, Tobermory, Arva, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Delaware, Chatsworth, Port Dover, Glencoe, Inglis Falls, the Oil Museum of Canada, Frome, Mono Centre, Port Rowan, St. Mary's, Coldstream, Wiarton, Chepstow, Startford, Bayfield, etc. Book is clean. Dust jacket has some soft edge wrinkling, a few small edge tears with old tape on inside, light rubbing, light soiling - more on spine edges. 
Price: 25.00 USD
 


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