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New York Grosset & Dunlap 1978 0448146274 / 9780448146270 First American Edition Hard Cover Very Good - Very Good- 
192 pp, 4to (12" H). Profusely illustrated in colour and b&w with photographs, reproductions. "Paul Joseph Goebbels, Hitler's Minister of Propaganda and Public Entertainment, refined the use of what he called the Big Lie to a fine art. Democracy was portrayed as evil, dictatorship as good. Books which did not conform with Nazi ideology were burned; radio broadcasts were made with the intention of cowing the German populace and frightening the peoples of the world. Mass rallies were staged in Berlin, Nuremberg and elsewhere to whip up enthusiasm for the military expansion of Germany and hysteria for the Third Reich and the Fuhrer. Magazines and newspapers played their role in a more subtle way, emphasizing Nazi triumphs and minimizing or obliterating criticism of the regime and its failures. Colorful posters were put up throughout Germany. Later the Nazis enlisted the support of other Europeans in the pan-German cause. All of these propaganda techniques were master-minded by Goebbels, whose genius in orchestrating propaganda in the mass media was acknowledged even by his enemies. In films, magazines, posters, rallies and speeches by Hitler and his followers, Goebbels developed a propaganda mechanism that has been copied by dozens of dictators since but never equalled in its cynicism and fury." Book is slightly cocked, has light edge wear - mainly at top/bottom of spine and flap-folds, light browning to edges of text block, light cigarette odor. Dust jacket has very light edge wear, browning at edges, light edge wrinkling, creasing at top 4" of front hinge, light rubbing. 
Price: 17.50 USD
New York Alba House 1994 0818906944 / 9780818906947 First Edition Soft Cover Very Good 
265 pp, 8vo (8 1/8" H). "The focus of this book is Catholicism as it understands itself. If it is 'against' anything, it is against those priests, bishops, theologians, professors, laymen and yes, non Catholics and non believers, who explain what Catholicism says about itself falsely or wrongly or incompletely. Catholicism may or may not be inherently credible, but it should rise and fall on what it says of itself alone, not on an explanation of itself that is not what it really holds about itself. Jean Danielou in his book 'The Salvation of Nations' sought to state the essence of the problem of the Church today in the light of the famous sin against the Holy Spirit which could not be forgiven: 'Many see only the human side of the Church and reject it because of that: their sin is not the sin against the Spirit, and we can believe that they will be forgiven. The sin against the Spirit - would be the sin of those who are cognizant of the divine nature of the Church and yet refuse through pride to acknowledge it.' The issue of the existence of Catholicism, even at times for Catholics themselves, is increasingly at this level. Schall sheds light on the relevance of the Church today by pointing to its revolutionary stance vis-a-vis a culture with which it more and more often finds itself at odds." Very slight edgewear, slight wrinkling at top and bottom of spine, one small area of color loss at bottom of spine. 
Price: 12.50 USD
THE SOVIET ARMY 1918 TO THE PRESENT., Seaton, Albert, and Seaton, Joan.
143 Seaton, Albert, and Seaton, Joan. THE SOVIET ARMY 1918 TO THE PRESENT.
The Bodley Head, London, (1986), Ist edition. 
292 pp, 8vo (8 3/4" H), hard cover in dust jacket. Illustrated with b & w photos. Gives a precise account of the development of the Soviet ground forces, their political and military organization, their training, tactics and weaponry. Very light browning to pages, browning to edges of text block, very light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine. Dust jacket has light rubbing, has very light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine and flap-folds, wrinkles in laminate on front panel. Very Good/Very Goo d 
Price: 12.50 USD
THE BATTLE FOR MOSCOW., Seaton, Albert, Col.
144 Seaton, Albert, Col. THE BATTLE FOR MOSCOW.
Sarpedon, New York, 1993, reprint. 
294 pp, 9" H, soft cover. ISBN 096276132X B&w photographs, maps. "When Germany invaded the Soviet Union in June 1941, it seemed as though the hopes and fears of both dictators were correct. Entire Soviet armies disintegrated before the military skill of the Germans. Three million prisoners were taken in the first six weeks. By early October, the Germans were on open roads to Moscow and the Soviet government had already begun to evacuate the interior. The course of human civilization has turned on the outcome of a select few climactic battles throughout history, but never more so than when Stalin's enigmatic Soviet Union desperately rallied its resources to stave off Hitler's armies in the Battle of Moscow. This book captur e s t h e tension and excitement of one of the most harrowing events in history. From the drama in the command posts to the plight of the infantry and armor in the mud and snow, Albert Seaton illuminates the titanic struggle which was the pivotal b at t le o f W ord War II." Interior - clean and tight with no previous owner's marks. Exterior - clean and bright. Near Fine 
Price: 10.00 USD
THE FALL OF FORTRESS EUROPE 1943-1945., Seaton, Albert.
145 Seaton, Albert. THE FALL OF FORTRESS EUROPE 1943-1945.
B.T. Batsford, London, 1981, first edition. 
218 pp, large 8vo (9 3/8" H), hard cover in dust jacket. ISBN 0713419687 B&w photographs, maps/battle plans. "By the midsummer of 1943 the Wehrmacht had fallen back behind the Straits of Sicily in the Mediterranean and had begun to build, with fe verish haste, the Atlantic Wall in the west and the East Wall in Russia - in fact to construct their Fortress Europe, with the intention of defending it to the last. Here the author sets out simply and concisely the political, economic an d m i l i t a r y organization of the Third Reich, its strength and its weaknesses. He traces the almost unbelievable chain of events within Germany during the last two years of the Second World War that saw the Fortress liberated or overrun, and t h e wh ol e of t he R eich engulfed, and then inundated, by the invading armies of the allies. This authoritative account is based mainly on German materials, although other language sources, particularly Russian, Italian and Anglo-American, h ave a ls o b een u sed in co mpi ling this intriguing narrative." Very light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine,a few tiny foxing marks and very light browning to edges of textblock. Dust jacket is price clipped, has very light edge wear/wrinkli ng - li ght wea r at to p of rea r fl ap-f old, light rubbing. VG/VG 
Price: 12.50 USD
146 Shadowitz, Albert and Walsh, Peter. THE DARK SIDE OF KNOWLEDGE: EXPLORING THE OCCULT.
Addison-Wesley, Reading, Massachusetts, 1976. 
305 pp, large 8vo (9 3/16" H), soft cover. ISBN 0201073323 "Take an intriguing and enlightening journey into the incredible world of the occult! You'll be guided by two physicists who use the powers of science to explore more than 150 examples of obscure and mystical happenings. They are frankly fascinated with what they find - and you will be too! Writing in language the nonscientist can easily understand, Drs. Shadowitz and Walsh probe new scientific investigations of unseen ene r g i e s a n d forces - energies functioning in dimly perceived but probably real dimensions of the universe. They weigh evidence for and against each strange phenomenon to see what can be verified in the ancient and modern-day lore of the occult . I n ma ny in st ances, they find actual scientific support for astounding events...." Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - light edge wear, three very small corner creases, crease down spine, small soiling ma rk on f ore -ed g e o f t ext block. Very Good- 
Price: 27.50 USD
147 Silver, Kenneth E.; Parke-Taylor, Michael; Blondil, Nathalie; Kostenevich, Albert. Prefaces by Matthew Teitelbaum, Guy Cogeval, Mikhail Piotrovsky, Robert Kaszanits. VOYAGE INTO MYTH: FRENCH PAINTING FROM GAUGUIN TO MATISSE FROM THE HERMITAGE MUSEUM, RUSSIA.
Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, 2002. 
224 pp, 4to (11" H), soft cover with self-flaps. ISBN 1894243234 Profusely illustrated in colour and b&w. The catalogue of the exhibition. "This book demonstrates how two strains of influence - the resurgence of Classicsim and the impact of 'pri mitivism' on Western culture - provide links between Symbolism, Post-Impressionism, Fauvism and the birth of Modernism. Certain polarities generated by these two different strains - tradition versus innovation, Western versus non-Western c u l t u r e , t he timelessness of myth versus the experience of modern life - were driven by ideas that developed formalist parallels. This can be seen in the struggle between the figurative and abstract in art, and in the contrast between the pa st or al i dy ll a n d the contemporary landscape...." Contents: Prefaces; 'Invitation to the Voyage', poem by Charles Baudelaire; New Spirits and Sacred Springs: Modern Art in France at the Turn of the Century; The Myth of the Midi: Landscape a s E art hly Pa rad ise ; F in d e Siecle Nostalgia and Primitivism: Ancient Brother or New Man?; Sergei Shchukin and Ivan Morozov: Two Legendary Collectors; Maurice Denis and Pierre Bonnard: The Morozov Decorative Paintings in the Hermitage Collec tion ; Ca talo gue; Sel ecti ve B ibl iog raphy; Index of Artists; List of Illustrations; Picture Credits. Tiny tear/crease archivally taped at top edge of leaf 117/118, minor soiling on bottom of textblock. Very Good+ 
Price: 45.00 USD
London Weidenfeld and Nicolson 1981 0297779877 / 9780297779872 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good - 
282 pp, large 8vo (9 7/16" H). B&w plates. "When Queen Victoria's eldest daughter, Victoria, fell in love and married Prince Frederick, the heir to the Prussian throne, many Prussians regarded the alien Princess Royal as a British agent - when she was only being loyal to her beloved family. This absorbing book, mainly based on papers in the royal archives at Windsor Castle, shows for the first time how Queen Victoria ran an unmatched network of intelligence through her daughter's marriage and her relations in every court in Europe. The Queen and Bismarck both wanted Germany to be united, but their methods of achieveing this were opposed, and their struggle led to isolation and anguish for 'Vicky' and 'Fritz'. The author opens a spyhole on the secret history of the last century and reveals the story of a royal love that turned to royal tragedy - the tale of a princess who had to divide her loyalty between her homeland and her adopted country." Two very small corner bumps, very small bump on fore-edge of front board. Dust jacket has minor browning on spine, a few areas of edge wrinkling, bump at one corner, a few tiny line indentations on front panel, minor rubbing. 
Price: 20.00 USD
Alfred A. Knopf, New York, 1964, Ist American edition. 
393 pp + index, 8vo (8 9/16" H), hard cover in dust jacket. B&w plates. "His Royal Highness Prince George, Duke of Cambridge...was heir presumptive to the British throne until the birth of his cousin Victoria. His life spanned her reign, and for thirty-nine years he served as commander in chief of her army. In his public life, the Royal George was crusty - even reactionary, and often an embarrassment to his cousin. He was acutely conscious of his position and jealous of his royal prerogat ives, and he resisted every single change Victoria's governments tried to bring to the organization of the army. But as a person he was warm and generous. He was genuinely loved by his troops for his concern with their welfare and his effor t s t o i mprove the conditions of army life...a skillful, thorough, and urbane biography, a ticket of admission to the great events of the Victorian age and to the homes of the Royal Family." Very minor edge wear, light browning to edges of text b lo c k. D us t jacket has very minor edge wear, light to moderate browning. Very Good+/Very Good 
Price: 17.50 USD
MARTINIS, GIRLS AND GUNS: FIFTY YEARS OF 007., Sterling, Martin and Morecambe, Gary.  (Ian Fleming).
150 Sterling, Martin and Morecambe, Gary. (Ian Fleming). MARTINIS, GIRLS AND GUNS: FIFTY YEARS OF 007.
Robson, London, 2003. 
354 pp, 8 1/2" H, soft cover. ISBN 1861056753 B&w photographs. "Fifty-one years ago, an unknown writer called Ian Fleming sat down to write 'Casino Royale', giving birth to one of the most famous fictional characters ever created. James Bond beca me a worldwide icon, defeating enemies and seducing women - and audiences - with his devastating combination of style, wry wit and understated cool. Bond soon eclipsed his creator, progressing from paper to screen ten years later, immortalised t h r o ugh Sean Connery's performances, then Roger Moore's and most recently Pierce Brosnan's. (This) is the definitive guide to the world of Bond. Featuring the extraordinary individuals - including Connery, Moore, Brosnan, Cubby Broccoli and Flem in g - who made Bond, and with unprecedented access to the most recent films and stills from the early years, (the authors) present the ultimate history of a unique literary and cinematic icon." Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership ma rk s. Exterior - very minor corner wear, faint creases down spine, very minor rubbing, slight bump at bottom of front hinge. Very Good 
Price: 20.00 USD
Orange, Connecticut Practical Science Publishing 1956 Hard Cover Very Good - Ernest H. Hart. 
270 pp, 8 3/4" H. Black boards with white lettering on spine. Map endpapers, b&w photographs, drawings, reproductions. Contents: Origin; History; The Newfoundland in Art, Literature, Lore and Legend; Companion and Guardian; The Newfoundland as a Working Dog; Care; Feeding; Medicine and First Aid; Training and Obedience Work; The Standard of Perfection; Significance of the Pedigree; The Brood Bitch and the Stud; The Newfoundland in Other Countries; Appendices: Terminology / Bibliography for "This is the Newfoundland" / Art and Literature / Older Pedigrees / Pedigrees of All Champions from 1950 through 1954; Index. Small foxing mark in margin of page leaf 101/102, light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine, small scuff at top of rear board near fore-edge, light browning to edges of text block, faint rubbing on boards. 
Price: 17.50 USD
ROYAL LONDON., Struthers, Jane.   Photography by Ricky Leaver.
152 Struthers, Jane. Photography by Ricky Leaver. ROYAL LONDON.
New Holland, London, 2005, first edition. 
128 pp, 4to (11 1/4" H), hard cover in dust jacket. ISBN 1843309580 Colour photographs. "The streets of London are alive with a 2,000-year history that stretches back to its birth as the Roman city of Londinium and is closely intertwined with the history of the monarchy. That profound royal influence is still obvious today, but runs much deeper than simply physical architecture and geography. 'Royal London' reveals the fascinating regal history behind over 130 buildings, parks, gar d e n s , s tatues and other objects in London, from such instantly recognized landmarks as St Paul's Cathedral and the Victoria and Albert Museum to less obvious areas such as York Watergate and the church of St Mary le Bow." Very light wear at t op /b ot to m o f spine and at corners. Dust jacket has a few minor tiny dints on front panel. Very Good+/Very Good+ 
Price: 25.00 USD
COLLECTIONS DES MUSEES D'ETAT DU QUEBEC., Tremblay, Jean-Noel, Preface de.
153 Tremblay, Jean-Noel, Preface de. COLLECTIONS DES MUSEES D'ETAT DU QUEBEC.
Montreal Gouvernement du Quebec 1967 Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 
13" H, beige cloth-covered boards with gilt lettering on spine, gilt fleur de lis on front board. Pictorial endpapers. Unpaginated - short preface in French only, followed by two page introduction in French, repeated in English. 108 illustrations - b&w plates and tipped in colour illustrations on heavier stock, followed by 10 page catalogue of artists. Page 1 coloured plate has a series of very small areas of colour loss along top edge with colour offset on adjacent page, light colour fading and light browning at edges of boards, area of light colour loss and some faint foxing marks on rear board, light browning on spine. 
Price: 60.00 USD
Toronto Trafalgar Press 1986 0969241904 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 
215 pp, 8vo (8 5/8" H). B&w reproductions, photographs, maps. "(S)kilfully traces the causes of the Crimean War and sketches a vivid picture of an age which made possible 'the world's most curious and unnecesary struggle'. Troubetzkoy ingeniously weaves together the varied developments in diplomacy, trade, nationalistic expression and personality conflict in the decade which led to the hostilities. The armies of the belligerents are described (and the) reader is introduced to the principal personages of the drama - Napoleon III, Marshal St. Arnaud, Lord Raglan and the great Russian engineer, Todleben, who, apart from Florence Nightingale, was the only one to earn true distinction during the War. Vividly described are Nicholas I and the Russian Empire." Very light edge wear, color faded at bottom edge of spine, very light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine, faint scratch across rear board. Dust jacket has very light rubbing, tiny chip at top of front flap-fold, very minor edge wrinkling. 
Price: 15.00 USD
SASKATCHEWAN HISTORY.  VOL. XXI NO.s 1, 2 & 3.  (WINTER, SPRING, AUTUMN 1968).  PLUS INDEX., Turner, A.R.; Fergusson, C.B.; Pohrechy, Z.S; Jones, T.E.H.; Morgan, E.C.; Jackman, S.W.; Bowsfield, H.; Calderwood, W.; Roy, R.H.
155 Turner, A.R.; Fergusson, C.B.; Pohrechy, Z.S; Jones, T.E.H.; Morgan, E.C.; Jackman, S.W.; Bowsfield, H.; Calderwood, W.; Roy, R.H. SASKATCHEWAN HISTORY. VOL. XXI NO.s 1, 2 & 3. (WINTER, SPRING, AUTUMN 1968). PLUS INDEX.
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan Saskatchewan Archives Office 1968 Stapled in Wraps Very Good - 
120 pp in 3 volumes (complete year), 10" H. Single sheet Index to Volume XXI (1968) laid in. B&w illustrations. Articles: Surveying the International Boundary, The Journal of George M. Dawson; A Glimpse of 1885; Canada's Oldest Known Pictograph?; Soldier Settlement in the Prairie Provinces; The Rowbottom Diaries; Documents of Western History: Louis Riel's Letter to President Grant, 1875; The Decline of the Progressive Party in Saskatchewan, 1925-1930 (info on Ku Klux Klan); The Diary of Rifleman Forin; Newspaper Scrapbook: Food for the Yukon. Plus book reviews. Interiors - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exteriors - minor wear on spines, No 2 & 3 have a soft crease down the middle of the front covers. Index sheet has crease at fore-edge. 
Price: 20.00 USD
New York St. Martin's Press 1992 0312077548 / 9780312077549 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good- 
368 pp, 9 1/2" H. Map endpapers, b&w photographs, maps. "(T)he panoramic story of the courageous U.S. Army Engineers and civilian contractors who toiled in the tense months after Pearl Harbor to build a 1,500-mile emergency supply line through the rugged Canadian Rockies to isolated military bases in Alaska. The construction of this winding gravel road - GI's called it the ALCAN - was very much an all-American adventure: blacks, whites, and natives working together under the harshest extremes of climate and terrain - racing to bolster Alaska's defenses and deter another Japanese attack on North American soil. The Alaska Highway - with its hundreds of bridges, chain of airfields, and oil refinery and pipeline system (known as CANOL) - opened to traffic in late 1942 and was in full use one year later. Though one of the greatest feats of twentieth-century macro-engineering, this huge project sparked as much protest as patriotism. Critics argued that the road was in the wrong place and would have little postwar value; a well-publicized investigation of CONOL's excesses gave a critical boost to the career of Senator Harry S. Truman." Very light wrinkling at top of spine, very small bump at top corner of both boards. Dust jacket has very light wrinkling at top of spine and flap-folds, light fading to spine color. 
Price: 25.00 USD
William Morrow, New York, 1983, first edition. 
346 pp, large 8vo (9 1/2" H), hard cover in dust jacket. ISBN 068801545X "With the publication of Immanuel Velikovsky's 'Worlds in Collision' in 1950 a bombshell burst upon the literary and scientific scene whose reverberations continue to this da y. Even prior to publication, the book was the subject of intense controversy. In it, Velikovsky suggested a catastrophic history of the solar system, which at once resolved innumerable historical, astronomical, and geological enigmas, while also challenging more than a few hallowed scientific dogmas. Through a concerted campaign of letter writing, a successful boycott of the original publisher's textbook department was undertaken by an elite group of American astronomers. Even as (it) hover ed at the top of the national best-sellers lists, the publisher was forced to suspend publication of the book, and another firm, which had no vulnerable textbook division, took it on. Here for the first time is the full account of what actually tran spired." Cigarette odor, very light browning to edges of textblock, light browning to top edge of boards, tiny dint on top edge of rear board. Dust jacket has light browning at edges, minor wrinkling at top of spine, very light rubbing. Very Good/ Very Good 
Price: 77.50 USD
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan Fifth House 1995 1895618657 / 9781895618655 First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good+ 
294 pp, 10" H. B&w photographs, maps. "Between 1915 and 1946, some ten thousand men were put to work in western Canada's national parks. They were the country's unwanted - unskilled foreign workers, the jobless and the homeless, conscientious objectors, perceived enemies of the state, and prisoners of war. These men had committed no crimes, but because of war or depression, they were seen as a possible threat to public order and a potential source of civil unrest. The Canadian government consequently sent them to the parks - world-renowned places such as Banff, Jasper, and Yoho - where they were held under duress in isolated work camps for months, sometimes years. (This) is the first comprehensive, illustrated history of the national park labour camp story, examining where and when the various groups were interned and how they were treated and employed. It also describes their significant contributions to the built environment of the parks - including many of the heritage buildings - at a time when such development would not normally have been undertaken." Book is Near Fine. Dust jacket gas a tiny scuff/dent on rear panel, tiny light scuff at top of rear flap-fold. 
Price: 20.00 USD
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan Fifth House 1989 0920079474 / 9780920079478 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ 
144 pp + index, oblong (8 3/8" H x 10 3/8" D). B&w photographs, maps, small colour section. Contents: James Bird's Vision; Prince Albert and the New Northwest; The Political Art of Park Making; Getting Started; Guardians of the Wild; The Park Takes Shape; Archie; Playground for the Prairies; Growing Pains; To Protect and Manage; New Directions; Wolf Country; Acknowledgements/Biblio-graphical Note; Endnotes; Index. Minor wrinkling at top/bottom of spine, very small bump on bottom edge of rear board. Dust jacket has some very minor edge wrinkling. 
Price: 30.00 USD
Ryerson Press, Toronto, n.d. 
132 pp, 16mo (6 5/8" H), hard cover in blue cloth with gold letter/decoration on spine - no dust jacket. Contains a biography, anthology of Norwood's work, an appreciation and a bibliography. Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership m arks. Exterior - top of textblock browning, tiny bump to top rear corner, light edge wear, light rubbing. VG 
Price: 15.00 USD
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