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SEAPOWER AND STRATEGY., Gray, Colin S. and Barnett, Roger W., editors.   (John Gooch, Wayne P. Hughes, Jr., Barry Strauss, Alvin H. Bernstein, Alberto Coll, Robin Ranger, Williamson Murray, Jeffrey G. Barlow, Colin S. Gray, Roger W. Barnett.)
1 Gray, Colin S. and Barnett, Roger W., editors. (John Gooch, Wayne P. Hughes, Jr., Barry Strauss, Alvin H. Bernstein, Alberto Coll, Robin Ranger, Williamson Murray, Jeffrey G. Barlow, Colin S. Gray, Roger W. Barnett.) SEAPOWER AND STRATEGY.
Annapolis, Maryland Naval Institute Press 1989 0870215795 / 9780870215797 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good- 
396 pp, 9 1/4" H. Tables and maps. "Indivdual essays provide general theories of maritime strategy, histories of seapower in action from the Peloponnesian wars onward, and contemporary views of the strategic uses of navies in both the West and the East." Contents: Foreword; Introduction; Seapower and Landpower; Maritime Command: Mahan and Corbett; The Strategy-Tactics Relationship; Athens and Sparta; Maritime Strategy and the Punic Wars; England and Spain: 1567-1604; The Anglo-French Wars: 1689-1815; Naval Power in World War I; World War II: Allied and German Naval Strategies; World War II: U.S. and Japanese Naval Strategies; Seapower and Western Defense; Soviet Maritime Strategy; The Maritime Strategy of the U.S. Navy: Reading Excerpts; Maritime and Continental Strategies: An Important Question of Emphasis; Reflections; Index. Small bump at bottom corner of both boards. Dust jacket has one small edge tear archivally taped, rubbing to glossy surface, wrinkling at bottom of flap-folds. 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
SEAPOWER AND STRATEGY., Gray, Colin S. and Barnett, Roger W., editors.   (John Gooch, Wayne P. Hughes, Jr., Barry Strauss, Alvin H. Bernstein, Alberto Coll, Robin Ranger, Williamson Murray, Jeffrey G. Barlow, Colin S. Gray, Roger W. Barnett.)
2 Gray, Colin S. and Barnett, Roger W., editors. (John Gooch, Wayne P. Hughes, Jr., Barry Strauss, Alvin H. Bernstein, Alberto Coll, Robin Ranger, Williamson Murray, Jeffrey G. Barlow, Colin S. Gray, Roger W. Barnett.) SEAPOWER AND STRATEGY.
Annapolis, Maryland Naval Institute Press 1989 0870215795 / 9780870215797 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good- 
396 pp, 9 1/4" H. Tables and maps. "Indivdual essays provide general theories of maritime strategy, histories of seapower in action from the Peloponnesian wars onward, and contemporary views of the strategic uses of navies in both the West and the East." Contents: Foreword; Introduction; Seapower and Landpower; Maritime Command: Mahan and Corbett; The Strategy-Tactics Relationship; Athens and Sparta; Maritime Strategy and the Punic Wars; England and Spain: 1567-1604; The Anglo-French Wars: 1689-1815; Naval Power in World War I; World War II: Allied and German Naval Strategies; World War II: U.S. and Japanese Naval Strategies; Seapower and Western Defense; Soviet Maritime Strategy; The Maritime Strategy of the U.S. Navy: Reading Excerpts; Maritime and Continental Strategies: An Important Question of Emphasis; Reflections; Index. Minor soiling to top of textblock, small area of excess glue on bottom of textblock, minor edge wear to boards. Dust jacket has minor edge wrinkling, light to moderate rubbing to glossy surfaces - no color loss. 
Price: 25.00 USD
 
 
3 Hunter, Douglas. (Tim Horton.) OPEN ICE: THE TIM HORTON STORY.
Toronto Viking, (Toronto, 1994), Ist edition. 1994 0670854050 / 9780670854059 First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good+ 
456 pp, 9 1/4" H. B&w photographs. "From his Nickel Belt adolescence, mixing it up on the ice with all the other young hopefuls, to the pinnacle of his career with the Maple Leafs, to the final game of a self-proclaimed 'tired old man', Then there was Tim Horton the business man, hustling for an off-season living like the rest of his fellow Maple Leafs in the days when salaries rarely broke $20,000. (He) eventually found donuts (but) when faced with the choice of building a business empire or playing the game, he chose the game every time, in a professional career that spanned an incredible twenty-five seasons - and ended only on the night of his death." Dust jacket has very minor wrinkling at top of hinges. 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
HISTORY OF PERTH COUNTY TO 1967., Johnston, W. Stafford and Johnston, Hugh J.M.
4 Johnston, W. Stafford and Johnston, Hugh J.M. HISTORY OF PERTH COUNTY TO 1967.
Stratford, Ontario Municipal Corporation of the County of Perth 1967 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Maps by James Anderson. 
478 pp, 8 11/16" H. Blue cloth with gold lettering/banding on spine, gold lettering/crest on front board - in clear acetate dust wrapper. Photographs, reproductions, maps (one fold-out). Chapter Headings: The Land and the People; The Birth of the County; Six New Municipalities; Two Departures; The Racial Blend; Shaping the Road System; Railways; Progress in Education; The Four Clerks; Politics; Perth's Men at Arms; Appendices; Index. Soft crease on spine. Dust jacket has light rubbing. 
Price: 35.00 USD
 
 
KNIGHTS OF THE AIR: THE LIFE AND TIMES OF THE EXTRAORDINARY PIONEERS WHO FIRST BUILT BRITISH AEROPLANES., King, Peter.
5 King, Peter. KNIGHTS OF THE AIR: THE LIFE AND TIMES OF THE EXTRAORDINARY PIONEERS WHO FIRST BUILT BRITISH AEROPLANES.
University of Iowa Press, Iowa City, 1989. 
544 pp, large 8vo (9 1/2" H), hard cover in dust jacket. ISBN 0877452652 "(The) story of the men who spent their youth designing and building England's first flying-machines: the men who pioneered the British aircraft industry. Some of their airc raft have achieved immortality - the legendary Pup, Camel, Spitfire, Hurricane and Lancaster. But of the men who designed and built them, men like Frederick Handley Page, Tommy Sopwith, George Holt Thomas and Geoffrey de Havilland, perhaps o n l y R o l ls and Royce are still household names. These pioneers of aviation development began to build their empires during Worl;d War I, although several of them crashed during the bleak period that followed. World War II revived their fortun es , as so me ho w they met the challenge of enormously increased production and helped save England from invasion. They tested the early jets and speedily built the first post-war jet airliner. But already they were making errors which would res ult i n b a nkr upt cie s, forced mergers and foreign takeovers. Peter King describes the knight in all their glamour, skill, idiosyncrasy, greed, flair and desire for power. Quotations from previously unpublished papers, from colleagues and cont empo rar ies, a nd f rom cust omers (governments, the British Air Force, commercial airlines) for the first time describe how wilful they could be, as well as how brilliantly enterprising and entertaining." Slight wrinkling at bottom of spine, min or so ilin g on bot tom o f te xt bl ock. Dust jacket has minor wrinkling at top/bottom of spine and flap-folds. Very Good+/Very Good+ 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
6 Leeson, F.L., editor. (Peter Razzell, Georgina Stafford, John Wareing, David H Pratt, Ken Prandy.) GENEALOGISTS' MAGAZINE. DECEMBER 1995. VOL. 25 NO. 4. JOURNAL OF THE SOCIETY OF GENEALOGISTS.
Society of Genealogists, London, 1995. 
Paging runs 137 - 176 + ads, 9 5/8" H, soft cover (stapled in wraps). Contents: The growth of population in eighteenth century England - a critical reappraisal; Adoption and its records; Ephemera - the Editors' jottings; Marks, signatures and stamp s - the social rise of an emigration agents in later-Stuart London; Somerset Wills; Mary Cannovan - life of a pre-Famine Irish immigrant in Liverpool; The family, occupation and social stratification - an interim report; Correspondence; No t e s a n d N e ws; Federation news; Readers' queries; Library update; Volunteers; Deaths; Book reviews; Additions to the library and documents collection. Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - very minor edge w ea r, m i no r so i li ng , small soft corner crease. Very Good 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
CN LINES.  VOLUME 11, NUMBER 2.  NOVEMBER 2001.  (CANADIAN NATIONAL - GRAND TRUNK WESTERN - CENTRAL VERMONT - GRAND TRUNK RAILWAY - DULUTH, WINNIPEG & PACIFIC - ILLINOIS CENTRAL.), Lill, Al, editor.  (Don Valentine, Shaun Arthur, Leslie Kozma, Stafford Swain, Mike Salfi, Matt Hedley, Lorne Perry, Leslie Erlich, Charles Geletzke, George Bergson, Dave Lawler.)
7 Lill, Al, editor. (Don Valentine, Shaun Arthur, Leslie Kozma, Stafford Swain, Mike Salfi, Matt Hedley, Lorne Perry, Leslie Erlich, Charles Geletzke, George Bergson, Dave Lawler.) CN LINES. VOLUME 11, NUMBER 2. NOVEMBER 2001. (CANADIAN NATIONAL - GRAND TRUNK WESTERN - CENTRAL VERMONT - GRAND TRUNK RAILWAY - DULUTH, WINNIPEG & PACIFIC - ILLINOIS CENTRAL.)
CN Lines Special Interest Group, Winnipeg, 2001. 
44 pp, 11" H, soft cover (stapled in wraps). B&w and colour photographs, drawings, map. Single sheet calendar for 2002 laid in (picture: CNR FA-1 9403 and a companion FA-1 - possibly the 9402 - caught taking on sand on January 12, 1956 at the While River Junction, Vermont concrete coal facility). Contents: What's Happening; An Eastern Album; Loading Platform at Paris Junction, Ontario; Railways and Coal: Good Old Days on the Coal Branch continued (Coalspur, Alberta); Upgrading F3A & GP7 Models in HO Scale; Diesel Moan Wakes Sleepy Capreol Folk; From Coal to Oil; Turcot from the Air (Montreal, Quebec); CNR T-2-a 4100-series 2-10-2s; CNR-Owned Passenger Equipment Operated by the Pullman Company; The Queen's Coal, or Possibly the first Unit Coal Trains!; CN 67008 - The Electrician's Crew Car: A Home Away From Home; Modellers' Showcase. Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - minor wear on spine. Very Good+ 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
CN LINES.  VOLUME 10, NUMBER 4.  JANUARY 2001.  (CANADIAN NATIONAL - GRAND TRUNK WESTERN - CENTRAL VERMONT - GRAND TRUNK RAILWAY - DULUTH, WINNIPEG & PACIFIC - ILLINOIS CENTRAL.), Lill, Al, editor.  (Stafford Swain, Ken Goslett, Kevin J. Holland, Donald B. Valentine, Jim Simmons, Geoff Doane, Glenn Courtney, J.V. Deragon, Les Kozma.)
8 Lill, Al, editor. (Stafford Swain, Ken Goslett, Kevin J. Holland, Donald B. Valentine, Jim Simmons, Geoff Doane, Glenn Courtney, J.V. Deragon, Les Kozma.) CN LINES. VOLUME 10, NUMBER 4. JANUARY 2001. (CANADIAN NATIONAL - GRAND TRUNK WESTERN - CENTRAL VERMONT - GRAND TRUNK RAILWAY - DULUTH, WINNIPEG & PACIFIC - ILLINOIS CENTRAL.)
CN Lines Special Interest Group, Winnipeg, 2001. 
44 pp, 11" H, soft cover (stapled in wraps). B&w and colour photographs, maps. Contents: What's Happening; Kitbashing a CNR 20-foot Piggyback Trailer in HO; CNR Freight C-Line Memories; CNR C-Line Synopsis; Central Vermont's U-1-a Mountains; Halifax Through the Years - Snapshots of the Main Line's East End; CN Family SD40s and SD40-2s - Part 2; More About Canadian Shield Country - Part 3; The Alberta Coal Branch. Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - minor wear on spine. Very Good+ 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
CN LINES.  VOLUME 10, NUMBER 2.  MAY 2000.  (CANADIAN NATIONAL - GRAND TRUNK WESTERN - CENTRAL VERMONT - GRAND TRUNK RAILWAY - DULUTH, WINNIPEG & PACIFIC.), Lill, Al, editor.  (Stafford Swain, Les Kozma, Stan Svihla, Ken Skolyan, George Melvin, David McQueen, J.V. Deragon, Kevin J. Holland, Geoff Doane, Gordon Shrimpton, Russ Watson.)
9 Lill, Al, editor. (Stafford Swain, Les Kozma, Stan Svihla, Ken Skolyan, George Melvin, David McQueen, J.V. Deragon, Kevin J. Holland, Geoff Doane, Gordon Shrimpton, Russ Watson.) CN LINES. VOLUME 10, NUMBER 2. MAY 2000. (CANADIAN NATIONAL - GRAND TRUNK WESTERN - CENTRAL VERMONT - GRAND TRUNK RAILWAY - DULUTH, WINNIPEG & PACIFIC.)
CN Lines Special Interest Group, Winnipeg, 2000. 
48 pp, 11" H, soft cover (stapled in wraps). B&w and colour photographs, drawings, diagrams. Contents: What's Happening; B&B Corner, Flying Low - Shipping Aircraft by Rail; Western Royalty - The CNR's U-1-d/e Mountains; Summer Trains on the Grand Trunk (CN to Maine); St. James Junction: The Hotspot That Was (Winnipeg); More About Canadian Shield Country - Part 2 (Port Arthur, Jellicoe, Longlac); An FA Epilogue - Part 2 (MLW 'covered wagon' freighters); Roadswitcher Job 507 on the Chester Spur (Halifax & Southwestern); Kitbashing an CNR U-1-f Mountain in N Scale. Interior - soft bump creases at top/bottom corners of all pages, otherwise clean and tight with no other ownership marks. Exterior - minor wear on spine, soft bump creases at top/bottom corners. Very Good- 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
PICKING UP THE REINS.  AMERICA, BRITAIN AND THE POSTWAR WORLD., Moss, Norman.
10 Moss, Norman. PICKING UP THE REINS. AMERICA, BRITAIN AND THE POSTWAR WORLD.
London Duckworth Overlook 2008 0715636936 / 9780715636930 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 
228 pp, 9 1/2" H. B&w photographs. "At the end of World War Two, Britain, although impoverished, was a power that spanned the globe, while America was a nation withdrawing to look after its own affairs. All this was to change within a short space of time. A freakishly cold winter proved devastating for Europe and revealed Britain's fundamental weakness, while the Soviet Union, once an ally, began to emerge as a threatening expansionist power. The United States stepped in, first with economic help and then with defence aid, transforming itself into a world power. This is something for which neither the British nor the American people were prepared, and their leaders also had to struggle to come to terms with the rapid changes in the world. (This book) shows how this dramatic transfer of power came to pass: the British withdrawal from the Eastern Mediterranean which shocked the US Administration, the 'Truman Doctrine' that came in response, the Marshall Plan that changed Europe forever, pushed through after a struggle with Congress, and the series of momentous decisions that followed." Very small bump at top of spine/front hinge. Dust jacket has some very light edge wrinkling, minor rubbing. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
CHARLIE'S ANGELS ANNUAL 1979., N/A.
11 N/A. CHARLIE'S ANGELS ANNUAL 1979.
Stafford Pemberton, Knutsford, 1978. 
61 pp, 10 3/4" H, hard cover (glazed pictorial board) - no dust jacket. ISBN 0860301303 Profusely illustrated in colour. Tie-in to the popular television series. Contents: Lost and Found; Cheryl Ladd; Why They're Flying High; Angels in London; Kate Jackson; New York Clean-up; Jaclyn Smith; Crossword; Private Eye of Yesteryear; Grace Darling; The Rescue Missile; Florence Nightingale; Love Gone Wrong; A Dog for You; Who's the Angel? Previous owner's note and name in ink at bottom of title page, crossword puzzle has been completed, light rubbing to glossy boards, minor edge wear, slight fading to spine color. Very Good 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
12 Neillands, Robin. THE WARS OF THE ROSES.
London Brockhampton 1999 1860199976 / 9781860199974 Reprint Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ 
223 pp, large 8vo (9 7/16" H). B&w photographs, maps, genealogical table. "The vicious wars between the English noble houses of York and Lancaster marked the end of medieval England and the birth of the Renaissance. The end of that thirty-year period of strife and bloodshed, which succeeding generations have called the Wars of the Roses, saw the collapse of the great Plantagenet dynasty, rulers of all England and much of France for over three hundred years, and the rise of the Tudors, destined to dominate English political life during the next century, following the triumph of Henry Tudor over Richard III at Bosworth Field. Robin Neillands tells this tale in clear and uncomplicated language, unravelling a fascinating and complex story to bring this period in England's history vividly to life. He also investigates the mysteries concerning the sudden marriage of Edward IV, the seizure of Edward's throne by his brother Richard of Gloucester and the murder of Richard's nephews, the Princes in the Tower." 
Price: 14.00 USD
 
 
THESE MY FRIENDS AND FOREBEARS:  THE O'BRIENS OF DROMOLAND., O'Brien, Grania R.
13 O'Brien, Grania R. THESE MY FRIENDS AND FOREBEARS: THE O'BRIENS OF DROMOLAND.
Whitegate, County Clare Ballinakella Press 1991 0946538034 / 9780946538034 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Inscribed By Author
259 pp, small 4to (10 1/8" H), glazed pictorial boards. B&w photographs, drawings, family trees, reproductions. Inscribed on front free endpaper: "With best wishes for happy reading from the author Grania R. O'Brien 1991". "(The author) is the younger daughter of the 16th Baron Inchiquin. She was brought up at Dromoland Castle in County Clare, the O'Brien family home until it was sold in 1962. Using much previously unpublished material for this publication, she has researched in the Irish Record Offices; the National Library; Trinity College, Dublin; the Clare Champion; the Northern Ireland and London Public Record Offices as well as using other sources." Contents: List of Illustrations; Introduction and acknowledgements; Dromoland - The House Itself; Donat (Sir Donough) O'Brien moves to Dromoland; Lucius O'Brien and the Keightleys; Sir Edward O'Brien - Racing Days; Sir Lucius O'Brien and Ann French; Politics, Building and Famine; The Trial of William Smith O'Brien; Problems with Louisa, Lady Inchiquin; The End of the Nineteenth Century; Troubled Times; The Family Departs; Epilogue; Bibliography; Index. Book is lightly cocked, small bump at bottom of spine, two very small bumps on bottom edge of front board. 
Price: 45.00 USD
 
 
14 Obodiac, Stan. MAPLE LEAF GARDENS: FIFTY YEARS OF HISTORY.
Toronto Van Nostrand Reinhold 1981 0442296355 / 9780442296353 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good 
208 pp, 11 1/4" H. Profusely illustrated with b&w and colour photographs, reproductions. "(T)akes a fascinating look at the personalities and events that have made the Gardens Canada's most famous building. It is the interesting story of the building of the Gardens and of the hockey greats who have played there. It is also, in many ways, the story of popular entertainment in Canada from 1931 to 1981. Over 100 million people have been entertained by ballet, opera, circuses, skating extravaganzas and concerts of all sorts, in addition to almost every kind of sporting event from boxing and wrestling to bicycle racing. The arena has also been the site of political and religious rallies, benefits in support of the war effort, community events such as Brownie and Boy Scout pageants, and service club fund-raisers. This nostalgic book will remind sports fans of the Leafs' high-scoring Kid Line, of George Chuvalo going the distance with Muhammad Ali or of Vitas Gerulaitas defeating Bjorn Borg. Rock fans will remember attending an Elvis Presley concert, or waiting hours in line for Beatles' tickets. (It) also contains a detailed chronology of the milestones in the history of the Gardens for the trivia buff." Minor edge wear, minor wrinkling at bottom of spine. Dust jacket has very light edge wear, one very small edge tear archivally taped. 
Price: 30.00 USD
 
 
15 Spargo, John. THE POTTERS AND POTTERIES OF BENNINGTON.
Southampton, N.Y. Cracker Barrel Press Reprint Hard Cover Very Good 
270 pp, + 44 b&w plates, 4to (11" H) - red boards w/silver lettering - no dust jacket - a reprint of the 1926 edition. A history of the Bennington potters and potteries, including Norton and Fenton, giving information on the varieties and types of wares made (including stone china, granite ware, red ware, flint ware, Rockingham, enamel ware, scroddled ware, parian and porcelain), some of the Bennington craftsmen, Bennington marks, etc. Minor browning to edges of text block, light edge wear - mainly at corners and at top/bottom of spine, light creasing at top/bottom of spine, very light rubbing, small area of faint color fading on front board, very small area of faint glue residue on both boards. 
Price: 25.00 USD
 


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