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RHODESIA: CRISIS OF COLOR.  (COLOUR)., Bull, Theodore.  Introduction by Gwendolen M. Carter.
1 Bull, Theodore. Introduction by Gwendolen M. Carter. RHODESIA: CRISIS OF COLOR. (COLOUR).
Chicago Quadrangle Books 1968 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good- 
184 pp, 8 1/2" H. "Mr. Bull, editor of the 'Central African Examiner' (one of Salisbury's leading magazines before it ceased publication late in 1965 as a result of rigid censorship by the Rhodesian government), presents the first authoritative explanation of the Rhodesian situation. Most of his book is a factual account of the important political, social, and economic changes in Britain's colony from the first European settlement to the present day (1967), with particular attention to the separate develop-ment of the racial communities. The second part of the book is an assessment of British policy before and after Rhodesia's Universal Declaration, and the likely outcome of the present deadlock." Light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine, tiny faint water mark on top of text block; previous owner's signature, name and date on free front endpaper. Dust jacket has been price-clipped, has light to moderate wear/wrinkling at top/bottom of spine and flap-folds, light fading/browning on spine, very small tear at top of front panel - archivally taped, some light rubbing with color loss on rear panel. 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
DRAGON TEMPEST., Callander, Don.  Cover art by Eric J.W. Lee.
2 Callander, Don. Cover art by Eric J.W. Lee. DRAGON TEMPEST.
Ace, New York, 1998, first printing. 
243 pp, mass market paperback. ISBN 0441005551 "Take one librarian from Iowa named Tom. Add one magical dragon, one beautiful princess, and one evil kidnapper named Byron Boldface. Toss them on a tempest sea of monsters and savages. Pour over a ncient maps until shipwrecked. Roast over low dragonfire. Save the girl. (Don't forget to wash your claws.)" Interior - one dog-ear crease, otherwise clean and tight with no other ownership marks. Exterior - very light edge wear, book s l i g h t l y cocked, creases on spine. Very Good- 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
RAF FIGHTER SQUADRONS IN THE BATTLE OF BRITAIN., Robinson, Anthony.
3 Robinson, Anthony. RAF FIGHTER SQUADRONS IN THE BATTLE OF BRITAIN.
London Brockhampton Press 1999 1860199070 / 9781860199073 Reprint Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine 
287 pp, 8vo (9 1/2" H). B&w photographs. "Squadrons were the basic combat units in RAF Fighter Command; their combat effectiveness was a factor of crucial importance - transcending even the abilities of the brilliant individual pilots within the squadrons and the tactical and strategic skills of the senior commanders who deployed them. That the Battle of Britain was not won by courage alone emerges from the pages of this book, which examines the problems of tactics and leadership encountered by the RAF's fighter force when thrown into a battle for which it was less than adequately prepared. In an opening, wide-ranging chapter, the author considers the general course of the battle and the organization, tactics and equipment with which the RAF went to war. Thereafter he concen-trates on the operations and experiences of eight squadrons heavily engaged in the battle, describing and analysing the events, decisions and circumstances of the daily encounters with German intruders. Meticulously researched from official documents and by consultation with many of the survivors of 'the few', (this book) provides an illuminating new perspective on the greatest air battle of the Second World War." Tiny bump at top of spine. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
RAF FIGHTER SQUADRONS IN THE BATTLE OF BRITAIN., Robinson, Anthony.
4 Robinson, Anthony. RAF FIGHTER SQUADRONS IN THE BATTLE OF BRITAIN.
London Brockhampton Press 1999 1860199070 / 9781860199073 Reprint Hard Cover Fine Fine 
287 pp, 8vo (9 1/2" H). B&w photographs. "Squadrons were the basic combat units in RAF Fighter Command; their combat effectiveness was a factor of crucial importance - transcending even the abilities of the brilliant individual pilots within the squadrons and the tactical and strategic skills of the senior commanders who deployed them. That the Battle of Britain was not won by courage alone emerges from the pages of this book, which examines the problems of tactics and leadership encountered by the RAF's fighter force when thrown into a battle for which it was less than adequately prepared. In an opening, wide-ranging chapter, the author considers the general course of the battle and the organization, tactics and equipment with which the RAF went to war. Thereafter he concen-trates on the operations and experiences of eight squadrons heavily engaged in the battle, describing and analysing the events, decisions and circumstances of the daily encounters with German intruders. Meticulously researched from official documents and by consultation with many of the survivors of 'the few', (this book) provides an illuminating new perspective on the greatest air battle of the Second World War." Book is Fine. Dust jacket is clean and bright. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
LUXEMBOURG:  LAND OF LEGENDS., Taylor-Whitehead, W.J.
5 Taylor-Whitehead, W.J. LUXEMBOURG: LAND OF LEGENDS.
London Constable 1951 First Edition Hard Cover Good Good 
130 pp, small 8vo (7 1/2" H). Map endpapers, b&w photographs, reproductions. Contents: Acknowledgements; Introduction; Introduction to Luxembourg (The History / The Land and Its People); The Legends (Luxembourg Ville - The Birth of a City / Koerich - The Damnation of Siegfroid / Luxembourg Ville - Our Lady of Luxembourg / Beggen - The Magic Flan / Vianden - Marie of Vianden / Bildchen - The Madonna of Bildchen / Falkenstein - The Sin of Euphrosine / Brandenbourg - Otho the Huntsman / Bourscheid - The Grim Crusader / Hollenfels - Stonehard / Ansembourg - The Spinning Wheel / Septfontaines - The Robbers' Castle / Echternach - The Fiddler of Echternach / Petite Suisse - Griselinde / Esch on the Sure - The Terrible Bells / Mont St Jean - The Fair Elizabeth / Mont St Jean - Lucine / Kahlenberg - The Calvary Chapel / Schuttbourg - The Peaceful Schloss); The Heroes (The Wandering King / The Great Jean Beck / The Peasants' War - Kloppelkriech); Epilogue; Appendix: Things to know about Luxembourg; Bibliography; Index. Heavy foxing on top of text block, some light foxing at top of gutter of first few pages, small bump at top corner of both boards, minor edge wear, light wrinkling at bottom of spine. Dust jacket has light edge wear/wrinkling, a few tiny tears and chips, light soiling/rubbing on rear panel, foxing along top edge - mainly on inside. 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
6 Uncle Hardy, re-told by. NOTABLE SHIPWRECKS: BEING TALES OF DISASTER AND HEROISM AT SEA.
London Cassell, Petter, Galpin & Co. Hard Cover Good 
278 pp + 4 pp publisher's advertisements, 7 3/8" H, brown cloth with bevelled boards, gold lettering on spine and front board, green, black & gold floral decoration on spine, front/rear boards. No date, but presentation slip attached to front pastedown ("Presented by The Commissioners of Schools for the City of Halifax / To John U. Power / ? School / First Department / July, 1883.) Tissue-covered b&w frontispiece. Contents: Introduction; Wrecks of the Olden Time; An Ill-Fated Couple; Wreck of the "Halsewell"; Wreck of the "Earl of Abergavenny"; Burning of the "Kent"; Wreck of the "Rothsay Castle"; Lost on the Reef; Burning of the "Ocean Monarch"; Burning of the "Amazon"; Perils of the Scotch Coast; Wreck of the "Birkenhead"; Wrecks on the Irish Coast; Burnt at Sea; Wreck of the "Royal Charter"; Loss of the "London"; Loss of the "Captain"; Missing Ships; Wreck of the "Megaera"; Wreck of the "Northfleet"; Wreck of the "Atlantic". Light edge wear to boards, wrinkling at top/bottom of spine, heavy browning to edges of text block, faint liquid stains and some puckering of cloth on rear board, old 1883 school presentation plate on front pastedown, very light browning to pages, three small tears and two small holes in frontispiece protective tissue, two very small glue residue marks on title page, minor soiling. 
Price: 50.00 USD
 
 
POSTHUMOUS THEOLOGICAL WORKS OF EMANUEL SWEDENBORG.  VOLUME I., Whitehead, John, editor and translator.  (Emanuel Swedenborg.)
7 Whitehead, John, editor and translator. (Emanuel Swedenborg.) POSTHUMOUS THEOLOGICAL WORKS OF EMANUEL SWEDENBORG. VOLUME I.
New York Swedenborg Foundation 1982 Twelfth printing. Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 
604 pp, 8vo (8 1/4" H), medium blue cloth with maroon title block and gold lettering on spine. Contents: Autobiographical Letters of Emanuel Swedenborg; Coronis or Appendix to the True Christian Religion; The Consummation of the Age, The Lord's Second Coming, and the New Church; Invitation to the New Church; Additions to the True Christian Religion; Canons of the New Church; The Doctrine of Charity; Sketch of Ecclesiastical History of the New Church; The Word of the Lord from Experience (or De Verbo); Last Judgment (Posthumous); Theological Extracts from Swedenborg's Correspondence; Gad and Asher. Very light browning to pages, a few tiny scuffs to fore-edge of text block, light browning to edges of textblock, light edge wear, light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine. 
Price: 20.00 USD
 


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