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AMERICAN WICKER: WOVEN FURNITURE FROM 1850 TO 1930., Adamson, Jeremy.  Photography by Kit Latham.
1 Adamson, Jeremy. Photography by Kit Latham. AMERICAN WICKER: WOVEN FURNITURE FROM 1850 TO 1930.
Rizzoli, New York, (1993). 
175 pp, 4to (11 1/4" H), hard cover in dust jacket. ISBN 0847816702 Profusely illustrated in color and b&w with photographs, reproductions. Contents: Wicker in History; The Emergence of an American Industry, 1840-1873; The Great Rivals: Wakefiel d Rattan Company and Heywood Brothers and Company, 1874-1897; Victorian Wicker and the American Home, 1876-1900; The Search for New Materials, Styles, and Meanings in the Progressive Era, 1893-1914; Novel Uses, Technologies, and Designs for t h e M o d e rn Age, 1915-1930; Wicker in the 1930s. A few tiny dints on bottom edge of both boards. Dust jacket has very light edge wrinkling - mainly at top/bottom of spine and flap-folds, very light rubbing, tiny dint on front panel. Very Good +/ Ve r y Go od 
Price: 25.00 USD
 
 
2 Connon, Peter. Introduction by Lord Wakefield of Kendal Kt. IN THE SHADOW OF THE EAGLE'S WING: A HISTORY OF AVIATION IN THE CUMBRIA, DUMFRIES AND GALLOWAY REGION, 1825 TO 1914.
Penrith, Cumbria St. Patrick's Press 1982 095082870X / 9780950828701 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good- Very Good- 
134 pp, 11 7/8" H. Map endpapers. Profusely illustrated with b&w photographs, reproductions, drawings. "(C)hronicles the significant aeronautical events which took place in the Cumbria, Dumfries and Galloway region from 1825 to 1914. The uninformed reader glancing at the topographical map may wonder as to what possible level of pioneering aviation activity could be sustained in a predominantly mountainous region where man is grossly outnumbered by sheep - yet between these years it was to encapsulate almost all aspects of man's aeronautical endeavour, from ballooning, parachuting, gliding, aircraft and airship construction to aero engine production. Cumbria is the birthplace of both British naval and civil marine aviation and for the first time the full exciting story is told aided by many previously unpublished documents and photographs." Small bump at top/bottom of spine and at bottom corner of both boards. Dust jacket has minor edge wear, light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine and flap-folds, very light rubbing, a few tiny dents on rear panel/hinge. 
Price: 95.00 USD
 
 
THE VICAR OF WAKEFIELD., Goldsmith, Oliver.
3 Goldsmith, Oliver. THE VICAR OF WAKEFIELD.
London Collins Clear-Type Press Full-Leather Very Good - 
315 pp, 16mo (6 2/16" H), thin burgundy leather over card covers/spine - gold lettering and decoration on spine, top edge gilt - in slipcase. Burgundy endpapers, b&w frontispiece. In this work by the 18th century Irish author, a wealthy vicar is ruined by his business associate and forced to take a position in a secluded village. The dastardly local squire attempts to seduce one of his daughters and causes financial hardship to the family, before getting his comeuppance at the hands of his own servant. The myserious Mr. Burchell marries another daughter, after revealing himself as the kindly Sir William Thornhill, family finances are restored and all is well with the world. Light wear at top of spine and at corners, minor wear at bottom of spine, small crease at bottom corner of title page, light toning to fore-edge and bottom of text block. Slipcase has moderate edge wear. 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
AIR TRAILS PICTORIAL.  NOVEMBER, 1949.  VOL. XXXIII, NO. 2., Lewis, Albert L., ed.  (Douglas Rolfe, Alexis Dawydoff, A.R. Boone, Dennis Davis, Roland Mayer, Chester Lanzo, Aubrey Kochman, Frank Zaic.)
4 Lewis, Albert L., ed. (Douglas Rolfe, Alexis Dawydoff, A.R. Boone, Dennis Davis, Roland Mayer, Chester Lanzo, Aubrey Kochman, Frank Zaic.) AIR TRAILS PICTORIAL. NOVEMBER, 1949. VOL. XXXIII, NO. 2.
Street & Smith, Elizabeth, N.J., 1949. 
98 pp, 11 1/8" H, soft cover (magazine format). Profusely illustrated, predominantly in b&w, with photographs, drawings, plans, advertisements. Contents: How the Rocket Exhaust Behaves; Are Big Bombers Clay Pigeons?; Air Progress: The Air Force S tory - Part II; We Fly at Elmira!; C.A.P. Newsletter; C.A.P. Sub Search; Meet Becky Smith, the Lady Metallurgist; Gee Bee Super-Sportster; The '49 Nats; Letter From Olathe; San de Hogan; Metal Forming for Models; Morane Saulnier; The Mighty G n a t ; C u b Sportster; Model of the Month: Sniffer; Record Review; Finland Wins the Wakefield. Departments: Showcase; Development Highlights; Air Notes; Solo Club; Airmen of Vision; Sketch Book; Contest Calendar; The Last Word. Interior - ve r y li gh t br o wn in g to pages, otherwise clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - light wear at top/bottom of spine, a few small wrinkles on spine. minor wear at staples, light browning to edges of textblock, very light brow ni ng on sp in e a nd ed ges of covers, minor rubbing. Very Good 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
OLD GLASGOW:  THE PLACE AND THE PEOPLE.  FROM THE ROMAN OCCUPATION TO THE EIGHTEENTH CENTURY., MacGeorge, Andrew.
5 MacGeorge, Andrew. OLD GLASGOW: THE PLACE AND THE PEOPLE. FROM THE ROMAN OCCUPATION TO THE EIGHTEENTH CENTURY.
Wakefield EP Publishing, Wakefield, 1976, reprint. 1976 0715811789 / 9780715811788 Reprint Hard Cover Very Good - Good 
338 pp, 8vo (9" H). B&w illustrations. First published 1880. "MacGeorge wrote this most readable history 'to give in a popular form some idea of the state of Scotland, and especially the locality around Glasgow, at and subsequent to the time of Kentigern, its patron saint; of the growth of the city; of the condition of the people - their language, their habits and customs, and their municipal history' together with notes on the Clyde basin, and 'the wonderful development of the river as a means of traffic'. This intention he admirably fulfilled in twenty-seven chapters covering various topics ranging from the early inhabitants and houses to the prices of commodities and labour." Small pencil erasure mark, previous owner's name/address and large gift inscription on front free endpaper; two very small stains on fore-edge of text block; light browning to edges of textblock; minor browning in margins of pages; cigarette odour; tiny bump at top /bottom of spine, one small corner bump and three tiny corner bumps. Dust jacket has moderate to heavy edge wrinkling/browning, is price clipped, light line indentations on rear panel, has light fading to spine colour. 
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
6 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
 
 
WINDERMERE HOUSE:  THE TRADITION CONTINUES., Pryke, Susan.
7 Pryke, Susan. WINDERMERE HOUSE: THE TRADITION CONTINUES.
Erin, Ontario Boston Mills Press 1999 1550462881 / 9781550462883 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 
96 pp, 8 1/4" H. Profusely illustrated with b&w and colour photographs. "For over a century, Windermere House has symbolized the very essence of Muskoka. Its twin towers and proud gables captivated thousands of visitors. When the resort burned on February 27, 1996 people felt they'd lost a friend. This is the story of the profound effect this building has had on the Muskoka region, from its earliest days in the Aitken family, through its terrible destruction and miraculous rise from the ashes. The story unfolds through the memories of family, guests and former staff members, who recount the inner workings of the resort, its idiosyncrasies and its appeal. After Windermere House was destroyed people realized they must have it back, exactly as it was. Today, the resurrected Windermere House not only has the look but also the feel that made its forerunner truly the Lady of the Lakes." Minor wear on fore-edge of front board, light waviness at bottom edge of pages. Dust jacket has minor edge wrinkling at top/bottom of spine and flap folds, Light fading to spine color and at top edge of rear flap. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
OPERATION BOLERO: THE AMERICANS IN BRISTOL AND THE WEST COUNTRY, 1942-45., Wakefield, Ken.
8 Wakefield, Ken. OPERATION BOLERO: THE AMERICANS IN BRISTOL AND THE WEST COUNTRY, 1942-45.
England Crecy 1994 0947554513 / 9780947554514 First Edition Hard Cover Fine Fine 
142 pp, large 8vo (9 1/2" H). B&w photographs. Contents: A Day to Remember; The Yanks are Coming; Over Here; Trouble in the Camp; Bolero in the West Country; American Wings Over Wessex; Airfields of the Ninth Air Force; The USAAF at Filton; Clifton College; Beggars Bush Field; The Invasion Plan; Hospitals; D-Day; A Fond Farewell; Appendices - First US Army Units in the West Country, 31 May 1944; Ninth US Air Force Units in the West Country, 31 May 1944. An unread book. 
Price: 17.50 USD
 
 
OPERATION BOLERO: THE AMERICANS IN BRISTOL AND THE WEST COUNTRY, 1942-45., Wakefield, Ken.
9 Wakefield, Ken. OPERATION BOLERO: THE AMERICANS IN BRISTOL AND THE WEST COUNTRY, 1942-45.
England Crecy 1994 0947554513 / 9780947554514 First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good+ 
142 pp, large 8vo (9 1/2" H). B&w photographs. Contents: A Day to Remember; The Yanks are Coming; Over Here; Trouble in the Camp; Bolero in the West Country; American Wings Over Wessex; Airfields of the Ninth Air Force; The USAAF at Filton; Clifton College; Beggars Bush Field; The Invasion Plan; Hospitals; D-Day; A Fond Farewell; Appendices - First US Army Units in the West Country, 31 May 1944; Ninth US Air Force Units in the West Country, 31 May 1944. Very minor wrinkling at top/bottom of spine. Dust jacket has very light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
THE FIRST PATHFINDERS:  THE OPERATIONAL HISTORY OF KAMPFGRUPPE 100, 1939-1941., Wakefield, Kenneth.
10 Wakefield, Kenneth. THE FIRST PATHFINDERS: THE OPERATIONAL HISTORY OF KAMPFGRUPPE 100, 1939-1941.
Crecy, (Somerton, Somerset, 1992), reprint. 
256 pp, lg 8vo (9 1/2" H), hard cover in dust jacket. ISBN 0947554203 B&w photos, maps, drawings. "With the British air defence system supreme by day, the Luftwaffe turned to concentrate their attention towards nocturnal bombing missions on major cities and ports. For this purpose they perfected the technique to become known as 'pathfinding' - the illumination of the target area by a special force as a forerunner to an intense bombing raid. This vital role was to be played by German y ' s b e st known bomber unit, Kampfgruppe 100. Within a detailed and full history of this unit from 1939 until 1941, comes a fascinating account of its operations over Britain, as night after night German bombers went about the systematic destru ct io n o f Br itain's major cities..." Dust jacket has light rubbing. Fine/Very Good 
Price: 30.00 USD
 
 
11 Wilson, Alan. THE CLERGY RESERVES OF UPPER CANADA: A CANADIAN MORTMAIN. CANADIAN STUDIES IN HISTORY & GOVERNMENT NO. 8.
University of Toronto Press, [Toronto], 1968, first edition. 
280 pp, small 4to (10" H), hard cover (red cloth with gold lettering on spine and front board) - no dust jacket. Contents: Preface; Loyalism, the Source of a New Contest over Mortmain; Launching the Administration, 1792-1803; Undertaking the Administration, 1803-1825; A Decade of New Challenges, 1815-1825; The Battle for Sales Opens: The Canada Company, 1822-1826; The Sales Act and Its Repercussions, 1826-1836; The Resumption and Rectories Crises, 1832-1836; The Reserves on the Eve of Rebellion; Durham, Wakefield, and Arthur Point the Way, 1838-1840; The Sydenham Spell, 1839-1842; The Quest for Fiscal Responsibility; The Quest for Executive Responsibility; The Quest for Administrative Responsibility; The Quest for Political and Constitutional Responsiblity; Appendix; Bibliography; Notes; Index. Minor browning to pages, minor wrinkling at top/bottom of spine. Very Good 
Price: 35.00 USD
 


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