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PICTORIAL ENCYCLOPEDIA OF OCEAN LINERS 1860-1994., Miller, William H., Jr.  Preface by Frank A. Trumbour.
21 Miller, William H., Jr. Preface by Frank A. Trumbour. PICTORIAL ENCYCLOPEDIA OF OCEAN LINERS 1860-1994.
Dover, New York, 1995. 
142 pp, 12" H, soft cover. ISBN 048628137X Profusely illustrated with 417 b&w photographs. "One of the most comprehensive pictorial references on ocean liners ever published, this superb chronicle by noted maritime historian William H. Miller, Jr . depicts and describes virtually every passenger ship of over 15,000 tons built between 1860 and the late 1900s. The first ship in this glorious cavalcade is the 'Great Eastern', launched in 1860. The last vessels featured are spectacular c r u i s e ships now under construction. Among the other ships in this memorable maritime assembly are such megaliners as the 'Queen Elizabeth', 'France' and 'Sovereign of the Seas'; the legendary 'Titantic', 'Lusitania' and 'Normandie'; 'floating ho te ls ' su c h as the 'Monarch of the Seas', 'Regal Princess' and 'Imagination'; and 'wedding cake-style' cruise ships, among them the 'Crystal Symphony' and 'Fascination'. These vessels have covered the seven seas. They were - and are - in rou tes tr ans at lan ti c and transpacific, African and South American, colonial Indian, Indochinese and Australian. A number of them have circumnavigated the globe. More than 400 historic photographs depict the fabled ships, documenting dramatic ch ange s in des ign and co nstruction over the years. Descriptive entries provide vital statistics on each: builder, tonnage, length, speed, passenger load, history and distinguishing characteristics." Interior - clean and tight with no previous owner ship marks . E xteri or - minor edge wear. Very Good+ 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
ANIMALS IN MOTION., Muybridge, Eadweard.  Edited by Lewis S. Brown.
22 Muybridge, Eadweard. Edited by Lewis S. Brown. ANIMALS IN MOTION.
Dover, New York, reprint. 
72 pp text & b&w illustrations, followed by 182 double-page b&w plates, each with multiple images. ISBN 0486202028 "Here is the largest, most comprehensive selection of Muybridge's famous animals photos - more than 4000 high-speed shots of 34 diff erent animals and birds, in 123 different types of action....Animals are shown walking, running, leaping, flying - in typical action. The horse alone is shown in more than 40 different ways: galloping with nude rider, trotting, pacing with s u l k y , c antering, jumping hurdles, carrying, rolling on barrels, and 36 other actions. All photos (are) taken against ruled backgrounds; most actions (are) taken from 3 angles at once: 90 degrees, 60 degrees, rear. Foreshortened views are i nc lu de d. Th e se are true action photos, stopped in series, taken at speeds up to 1/2000th of a second. Actions are illustrated in series, with as many as 50 shots per action. Muybridge worked with the U. of Pa. for 3 years, made more than 10 0,0 00 exp osu r es, a nd spent more than $50,000. His work has never been superseded as a lifetime reference for animators, illustrators, artists, art directors." Minor wrinkle at bottom of spine. Dust jacket has light wrinkle at bottom of spin e, o ne tiny tea r at t op of front flap-fold. Near Fine/Very Good+ 
Price: 45.00 USD
 
 
THEY GAVE ME A HURRICANE:  FROM FIGHTING IN THE BATTLE OF BRITAIN TO THE DEFENCE OF MALTA AND SABOTAGE IN SOUTH AFRICA., Palliser, Charles 'Tich', DFC, AE.  Foreword by Wing Commander Tom Neil.
23 Palliser, Charles 'Tich', DFC, AE. Foreword by Wing Commander Tom Neil. THEY GAVE ME A HURRICANE: FROM FIGHTING IN THE BATTLE OF BRITAIN TO THE DEFENCE OF MALTA AND SABOTAGE IN SOUTH AFRICA.
Hitchin, Herts. Fighting High 2012 0956269680 / 9780956269683 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 
211 pp, large 8vo (9 7/16" H). B&w photographs. "As a teenager 'Tich' Palliser became 'hooked on this flying game', and aspired to take to the skies. The Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve provided the opportunity and a few months before the Second World War broke out the Yorkshire-born novice was called-up to learn and develop his skills as a combat fighter pilot. In August 1940 the young sergeant aviator, at the controls of a Hawker Hurricane, entered the ferocious aerial melees of the Battle of Britain, fighting for his life, and his colleague's lives, as he became one of Churchill's 'Few', in the defence of his homeland. Tich met with some combat success but also witnessed the attrition of war at a personal level, losing many squadron friends. Indeed in December 1940 Tich fell victim to enemy fighters. Tich was commissioned in April 1941 and arrived in Malta a month later to play his part in the defence of the beleaguered island. Steadily his score of combat kills rose. He passed the 'ace' status and early in 1942 was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross. Soon after he took up instructing duties, and for the remainder of the war, despite the continual threat of sabotage, Tich passed on his hard-won experience to novice pilots in South Africa. This is Tich's story in his own words, illustrated with numerous previously unpublished photographs, as the reader accompanies him through the physical tensions and emotional trials of being a Second World War fighter pilot. Tich provides an intimate account of squadron life, including the acquaintances made and coping with the loss of friends." Small bump to top of front hinge, light waviness to edges of texblock. Dust jacket has some light edge wrinkling - mainly at top/bottom of spine and flap-folds, two very tiny edge tears, faint scratch down rear panel, small dent on front hinge. 
Price: 22.50 USD
 
 
SHOT DOWN AND IN THE DRINK: RAF AND COMMONWEALTH AIRCREWS SAVED FROM THE SEA 1939-1945., Pitchfork, Graham, Air Commodore.  Foreword by Flight Lieutenant John Cruickshank VC.
24 Pitchfork, Graham, Air Commodore. Foreword by Flight Lieutenant John Cruickshank VC. SHOT DOWN AND IN THE DRINK: RAF AND COMMONWEALTH AIRCREWS SAVED FROM THE SEA 1939-1945.
National Archives, Kew, 2005, first edition. 
276 pp, large 8vo (9 7/16" H), hard cover in dust jacket. ISBN 1903365872 B&w photographs, maps, diagrams. "The RAF's Air Sea Rescue Service saved thousands of aircrews during the Second World War, often in the most challenging conditions. This wide-ranging, authoritative account draws on over 40 first-hand testimonies and official reports from the National Archives, as well as dramatic, previously unpublished photographs. It explores Air Sea Rescue action in three operational areas - nor thwest Europe, the Mediterranean and the Far East - and features a wide variety of rescue craft: RAF or Royal Navy launches, airborne lifeboats, aircraft such as the Lysander or specialist amphibians and flying boats. In-depth research into offi c i a l records reveals how the Service was formed and how it evolved in wartime years; it also provides many fascinating details of the training and equipment on which physical survival was to depend. Several of the compelling individual accounts, f ro m new archival research or interviews with surviving members of the Goldfish Club, appear for the first time in print. They vividly evoke the reality of being shot down at sea, sometimes drifting for days awaiting rescue, and the variety of f orm s i n which this eventually came." Place, date and signature in ink on free front endpaper, minor wrinkling at top/bottom of spine. Dust jacket has minor edge wrinkling - mainly at top/bottom of spine and flap-folds, very light rubbing and two fai nt r ub lines on rear panel. Very Good+/Very Good 
Price: 25.00 USD
 
 
ARMIES AND WARFARE IN THE MIDDLE AGES:  THE ENGLISH EXPERIENCE., Prestwich, Michael.
25 Prestwich, Michael. ARMIES AND WARFARE IN THE MIDDLE AGES: THE ENGLISH EXPERIENCE.
New Haven Yale University Press 1996 0300064527 / 9780300064520 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 
396 pp, 10" H. B&w and colour photographs, reproductions, maps. "(R)e-creates the real experience of medieval warfare, examining how men of all ranks of society were recruited, how troops were fed, supplied and deployed, the development of new weapons, and the structures of military command. (The author) challenges many common assumptions about medieval warfare. He shows that medieval commanders were capable of far more sophisticated strategy than is usually assumed: spies were an important part of the machinery of war, and the destruction of crops and burning of villages were part of a deliberate plan to force a foe to negotiate, rather than an indication of lack of discipline. Sieges, often lengthy and expensive, were more prevalent than physical battles. And in actual engagement the mounted knight was never as dominant as is often supposed: even in the twelfth century, many battles were won by unmounted men. Written by a leading scholar of the period and rich with anecdote and illustrations, this book will appeal to anyone interested in the social history of war in the Middle Ages." Very light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine, very light wear at corners and top/bottom of spine. Dust jacket has some minor edge wrinkling, one small edge tear archivally taped. 
Price: 25.00 USD
 
 
26 Puccini, Giacomo. LA BOHEME.
Dover, New York, (1962). 
124 pp, 8vo, plastic laminated card covers. Complete companion to the opera: full libretto, all repeats included; modern English translation; plot summary; background information; sources; performance history; biography of composer; musical themes ; pictorial selection of 63 illus.; large clear type for easy reading. Small crease at bottom of front cover, light edgewear/scuffing. VG 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
27 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
 
 
PRINCIPLES OF ORCHESTRATION.  WITH MUSICAL EXAMPLES DRAWN FROM HIS OWN WORKS.  IN TWO VOLUMES BOUND AS ONE., Rimsky-Korsakov, Nikolay.  Edited by Maximilian Steinberg.  English translation by Edward Agate.
28 Rimsky-Korsakov, Nikolay. Edited by Maximilian Steinberg. English translation by Edward Agate. PRINCIPLES OF ORCHESTRATION. WITH MUSICAL EXAMPLES DRAWN FROM HIS OWN WORKS. IN TWO VOLUMES BOUND AS ONE.
Dover, New York, (1964). 
152 pp + 333 pp, + appendix, large 8vo (9 3/16" H), soft cover. Musical examples. "...a music classic, perhaps the only book on classical orchestration written by a major composer. In it, the composer aims to provide the reader with the fundamen tal principles of modern orchestration from the standpoint of brilliance and imagination, and he devotes considerable space to the study of tonal resonance and orchestral combination. In his course, he demonstrates such things as how to pr o d u c e a g ood-sounding chord of certain tone-quality, uniformly distributed; how to detach a melody from its harmonic setting; correct progression of parts; and other similar problems...Immediately following the text are some 333 pages of musi ca l ex am pl e s d ra wn from...(Rimsky-Korsakov's) works." Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - light edge wear. Very Good+ 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
SOUSA'S GREAT MARCHES IN PIANO TRANSCRIPTION.  ORIGINAL SHEET MUSIC OF 23 WORKS BY JOHN PHILIP SOUSA., Sousa, John Philip.  Selected, with an introduction, by Lester S. Levy.
29 Sousa, John Philip. Selected, with an introduction, by Lester S. Levy. SOUSA'S GREAT MARCHES IN PIANO TRANSCRIPTION. ORIGINAL SHEET MUSIC OF 23 WORKS BY JOHN PHILIP SOUSA.
Dover, New York, 1975. 
111 pp, 4to (11 3/4" H), soft cover. ISBN 0486231321 "In this playing edition of Sousa's great marches, Lester S. Levy has included 23 favorites that have continued to enjoy universal appeal to this day. Here are the great standards that are ever yone's favorites: 'The Stars and Stripes Forever' (both piano transcription and song publication), 'The Gladiator', 'Semper Fidelis', 'The Thunderer', 'The Washington Post', 'The High School Cadets', 'El Capitan', 'King Cotton', 'The Manhat t a n B e a c h March', and 'Liberty Bell'. Here are the favorites that brass band musicians will remember: 'The March Past of the Corcoran Cadets', 'The Free Lance', The Invincible Eagle', 'The March Past of the National Fencibles', 'The March P as t of th e Ri fl e Regiment', and 'Jack Tar'. Sousa fans will find some of their own favorites - 'The Diplomat', 'Hail to the Spirit of Liberty', 'Hands Across the Sea', 'Imperial Edward' - and the editor has included three of his personal favor ite s - ' T he Pi cad or Ma rch', 'The Beau Ideal March', and 'The Bride-Elect'. All these favorites are presented in reproductions of the original sheet music, along with reproductions of the original sheet music covers." Interior - clean and tig ht w it h no p rev iou s ow ner shi p marks. Exterior - minor edge wear, small bump at top of spine. Very Good 
Price: 24.00 USD
 
 
THROUGH THE DARK CONTINENT OR, THE SOURCES OF THE NILE AROUND THE GREAT LAKES OF EQUATORIAL AFRICA AND DOWN THE LIVINGSTONE RIVER TO THE ATLANTIC OCEAN.  VOLUME I., Stanley, Henry M. (Morton).
30 Stanley, Henry M. (Morton). THROUGH THE DARK CONTINENT OR, THE SOURCES OF THE NILE AROUND THE GREAT LAKES OF EQUATORIAL AFRICA AND DOWN THE LIVINGSTONE RIVER TO THE ATLANTIC OCEAN. VOLUME I.
Dover, New York, 1988, reprint. 
400 pp, 8 1/2" H, soft cover. Fold-out map inside rear cover. B&w illustrations. ISBN 0486256677 ***VOLUME 1 ONLY OF THE 2 VOLUME SET*** "Perhaps best known as the intrepid adventurer who located the missing explorer David Livingstone in equato rial Africa in 1871, Henry Morton Stanley (1841-1904) played a major role in assembling the fragmented discoveries and uncertain geographical knowledge of central Africa into a coherent picture. He was the first European to explore the Congo Riv e r ; assisted at the founding of the Congo Free State, and helped pave the way for the opening up of modern Africa. In this classic account of one of his most important expeditions, the venerable Victorian recounts the incredibly difficult and pe ri lo us journey during which he explored the great lakes of Central Africa, confirming their size and position, searched for the source of the Nile, and traced the unknown Congo River from the depths of the continents to the sea." Interior - clea n a nd tig ht with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - spine very slightly twisted, minor edge wear, a few tiny foxing marks on fore-edge of text block and a little group on front cover. Very Good 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
BATTLEFIELDS IN BRITAIN.  BRITAIN IN PICTURES - THE BRITISH PEOPLE IN PICTURES SERIES., Wedgwood, C.V.
31 Wedgwood, C.V. BATTLEFIELDS IN BRITAIN. BRITAIN IN PICTURES - THE BRITISH PEOPLE IN PICTURES SERIES.
William Collins of London, MCMXXXXIV (1944). 
48 pp, 8 15/16" H, hard cover in dust jacket. 8 colour plates, 21b&w illustrations. "In this book (C.V. Wedgwood) has chosen, after a brilliant general survey of her subject, to describe the most important battles which have taken place in Britain - the battle of Hastings, Edghill, Marston Moor, Killiecrankie, Dunbar - up to the last battle of all, the Battle of Britain. The stories of these battles are fascinating and exciting and the qualities of the great leaders - of Harold, Rupe r t , M o n trose, Fairfax, Cromwell, Dundee - are freshly presented within this limited focus. Most people have at some time stood on the site of an old battlefield and wished to have a clearer and more accurate picture of the historic event than h is k n ow le dg e could command. This Miss Wedgwood now makes possible, and the reader of the book will look at Maiden Castle and the field of Naseby and all the sites of our historic battles with reawakened interest and pride." Tiny foxing ma rks an d l ig ht bro wni ng on top of text block, minor edge wear. Dust jacket has very light edge wear at top/bottom of spine and flap-folds, very light browning on spine and on some inside edges. Very Good/Very Good 
Price: 12.00 USD
 
 
THE CABINET MAKERS OF NORFOLK COUNTY., Yeager, William, editor.
32 Yeager, William, editor. THE CABINET MAKERS OF NORFOLK COUNTY.
Simcoe, Ontario The Norfolk Historical Society 1975 First, Limited Edition. Hard Cover Very Good+ Signed by Editor.
154 pp, 11 1/4" H. Medium brown cloth with black lettering on spine and front board - no dust jacket (as issued). Signed on copyright page by the editor and numbered "#122 of 688 copies 1st edition" - Norfolk Historical Society blindstamp. An account of the early cabinet makers in Norfolk County, Ontario, illustrated with b&w reproductions of photographs, maker's marks and labels. Contents: Introduction; Furniture in Early Norfolk; The Cabinet Makers of Woodhouse Township; David Marr of Woodhouse; The Cabinet Makers of Charlotteville; Archibald Reid of Vittoria; The Cabinet Makers of Houghton; The Cabinet Makers of Middleton; The Cabinet Makers of Windham; The Cabinet Makers of Simcoe; J. & G. Jackson, Builders and Cabinet Makers; The Cabinet Makers of Townsend Township; Louis Hoffman of Port Dover; The Cabinet Makers of Walsingham; McCall & Company; Appendix I: Listings of Furniture Makers in Representative Sampling of Early Business Directories; Appendix II: Census Listings; Acknowledgements; Index. Two small faint pen lines at bottom corner of front board. 
Price: 50.00 USD
 
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