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SEVERE WEATHER WATCHER HANDBOOK:  A GUIDE TO IDENTIFYING AND REPORTING SUMMER SEVERE WEATHER.
1 SEVERE WEATHER WATCHER HANDBOOK: A GUIDE TO IDENTIFYING AND REPORTING SUMMER SEVERE WEATHER.
Canada Environment Canada, Atmospheric Environment Service 1991 0662182812 / 9780662182818 Very Good 
32 pp, 9" H. B&w and colour photographs of cloud formations, b&w drawings. Contents: To the Weather Watcher; All About Thunderstorms; What You Should Watch For; Tornadoes and Funnel Clouds; Don't Get Fooled!; What to Report; Safety Tips; How to Report/What to Report - Quick Reference. Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - minor edge wear, very light rubbing, some very light soiling on rear cover. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
INDIAN FIGHTS AND FIGHTERS., Brady, Cyrus Townsend.
2 Brady, Cyrus Townsend. INDIAN FIGHTS AND FIGHTERS.
New York Doubleday, Page 1909 Good reading copy only. No Jacket Remington, Schreyvogel, Blumenschein and Crawford. 
423 pp, 8 1/4" H. B&w drawings, photographs, maps & plans (including tissue-covered frontispiece) - collated. Contents: Part I. Protecting the Frontier: The Powder River Expedition; The Tragedy of Fort Phil Kearney; The Thirty-Two Against the Three Thousand; Personal Reminisences of Fort Phil Kearney and the Wagon-Box Fight; Forsyth and the Rough Riders of '68; The Journey of the Scouts and the Rescue of Forsyth; A Scout's Story of the Defense of Beecher's Island; Carpenter and His Brunettes. The Fight on Beaver Creek; A Further Discussion of the Beaver Creek Affair; The Battle of the Washita; Carr and Tall Bull at Summit Springs. Part II. The War with the Sioux: With Crook's Advance; Ex-Trooper Towne on the Rosebud Fight; The Grievance of Rain-in-the-Face; The Little Big Horn Campaign; The Last of Custer; One of the Last Men to see Custer Alive; The Personal Story of Rain-in-the-Face; Two Interesting Affairs; The First Success; A Decisive Blow; Miles' Great Campaigning; What They are There for - A Sketch of General Guy V. Henry, A Typical American Soldier. Appendices: Appendix A - Being a Further Discussion of General Custer's Course in the Little Big Horn Campaign; Appendix B - Further Light on the Conduct of Major Reno. Index. A few pages with small light soiling marks or light stains, two pages with small edge tear archivally taped, one page with wrinkling, very light browning to pages, front inside hinge has re-inforcement tape, front free endpaper is missing, spilt paper on inside rear hinge - hinge is holding well, light soiling staining to endpapers, heavy browning to edges of text block/boards and spine - also some staining/soiling, moderate edge wear - 1" piece missing on front hinge. book is protected in a stiff mylar sleev with some rubbing. 
Price: 25.00 USD
 
 
3 Carle, Eric. (Leonard S. Marcus; Ann Beneduce; Dr. Viktor Christen; Takeshi Matsumoto.) THE ART OF ERIC CARLE.
New York Philomel 1996 039922937X / 9780399229374 First Edition Near Fine Very Good Eric Carle. 
125 pp, 11 1/4" H. "Eric Carle is one of the world's most beloved artists of children's books. Creator of the classic 'The Very Hungry Caterpillar', he has captured the imagination of millions of children and adults with his bold, colorful collage illustrations. (His) life and work are explored in this comprehensive portrait that includes: more than sixty full-color illustrations from his books; artwork from his student days; a moving autobiographical account of his life, with photographs; anecdotal reflections by Ann Beneduce, his longtime friend and editor of 'The Very Hungry Caterpillar'; essays on the power of his art by his German publisher, Viktor Christen, and Takeshi Matsumoto, curator of the Chihiro Iwasaki Museum in Tokyo; (the text of) an insightful speech by Eric Carle originally given at the Children's Literature Center in the Library of Congress; a photographic essay on how he creates his collages; a full-color illustrated bibliography of all of his books." Tiny dent on bottom of rear board. Dust jacket has some very light edge wrinkling - mainly at top/bottom of spine and flap-folds, yellowing on flaps and at top edge. 
Price: 25.00 USD
 
 
THE FRENCH REVOLUTION.  VOLUME I., Carlyle, Thomas.
4 Carlyle, Thomas. THE FRENCH REVOLUTION. VOLUME I.
London Collins Clear-Type Press Very Good+ 
528 pp, 16mo (6 1/8" H). **Volume I only.** Thin burgundy leather over card covers/spine - gold lettering and decoration on spine, top edge gilt. Burgundy endpapers, b&w illustrations, including frontispiece, decorated title page. **No dustjacket or slipcase.** Section headings: Death of Louis XV; The Paper Age; The Parlement of Paris; States-General; The Third Estate; Consolidation; The Insurrection of Women; The Feast of Pikes; Nanci; The Tuileries; Varennes. Light toning to fore-edge of text block. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
5 Ducret, Siegfried, text. Photographs by Michael Wolgensinger. PORZELLAN DER EUROPAISCHEN MANUFACKTUREN IM 18. JAHRHUNDERT.
Silva-Verlag, Zurich, (1971). 
136 pp, 4to, HC in dust jacket. Profusely illustrated with full color tipped-in plates, table of marks at rear. TEXT IN GERMAN ONLY. Covers the major 18th century procelain manufacturers of Germany, Switzerland, France, Italy, England, Denmark, H olland and Belgian. Dust jacket has light edgewear/wrinkling, a few small closed tears. VG+/VG 
Price: 35.00 USD
 
 
6 Goodspeed, D.J. BAYONETS AT ST CLOUD: THE STORY OF THE 18TH BRUMAIRE.
London Rupert Hart-Davis 1965 First Edition Very Good Very Good- 
192 pp, 8vo (8 3/4"H). "When Napoleon left Egypt in August, 1799, he was deserting a plague-ridden force, whose numbers had been reduced by half since they first landed fourteen months before. Their pay was four million francs in arrear and all ranks were in a state of near-mutiny against their Commander-in-Chief, whose real purpose in Egypt, they alleged, was to augment his personal glory. But by November 9th, the 18th Brumaire, Napoleon had so regained the support of the Army in Paris that he was able to drive out the elected representatives of the French people at bayonet-point from the Orangery of St Cloud, and assume supreme power." Scattered foxing marks to top and bottom edges of textblock, minor wrinkling to bottom of spine. Dust jacket has light edge wear, light to moderate rubbing/scuffing on rear panel, two s,all creases a top edge of front panel. 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
METEOROLOGY.  PARTS 1-2., I.C.S. Staff.
7 I.C.S. Staff. METEOROLOGY. PARTS 1-2.
Scranton, PA International Textbook Company 1943 Very Good+ 
56 pp + 49 pp (two sections, individually paged), 7 5/8" H. Black simulated leather boards with gold lettering on spine, blindstamped lettering, borders on front board. Marbled endpapers, b&w maps, drawings/diagrams, formulae, tables. Chapter headings - Meteorology, Part 1: Weather Theory; Study of the Atmosphere; Meteorological Elements; Cloud Classification; Sunshine; Atmospheric Conditions; Pressure Gradients; Precipitation and Fog; Forms of Precipitation; Types of Fog; Air in Motion. Meteorology, Part 2: Study of Weather Phenomena; Air Masses and Weather; Air Mass Mechanics; Movement of Fronts; Approach of Cold and Warm Fronts; Circulation of Air Masses; Air-Mass Disturbances; North-American Air Masses; Weather Observing and Recording; Mapping Airways Weather Report. Previous owner's name in ink on free front endpaper. 
Price: 25.00 USD
 
 
WHISPERS AND OTHER POEMS., Livingston, Myra Cohn.
8 Livingston, Myra Cohn. WHISPERS AND OTHER POEMS.
New York Harcourt Brace 1958 First Edition Very Good+ Very Good Jacqueline Chwast. 
48 pp, 6 7/8" H. B&w drawings. "For a small child poetry is everywhere: in the measure of his moving feet, in the sound of a whisper in his ear, or in a clear pool of summer rain. There is bright imagery in a visit to the zoo, in the changing shape of a cloud, or in just pretending. Out of her deep feeling for children and their world, (the author) has fashioned her delightfully fresh and charming verse. Small children will find here a poem reflecting each moment and mood of the day, poems filled with laughter, gaiety, exuberance, and tenderness." Very minor twist to spine. Dust jacket is price-clipped, has very light edge wear, color has darkened on spine, light browning to top/bottom edges of flaps. 
Price: 25.00 USD
 
 
9 Mair, Charles. TECUMSEH, A DRAMA and CANADIAN POEMS.
Toronto William Briggs 1901 Second Edition Good+ 
276 pp, 7 11/16" H. Dark blue cloth with gold lettering/decoration on spine and front board. Tissue-covered b&w photographic frontispiece of author with facsimile signature, title page decorations by J.E. Laughlin, b&w portraits of Tecumseh and Brock. Contents: Part I. Tecumseh: A Drama; The Legend of Chileeli; A Ballad for Brave Women; The Last Bison; Missipowistic; The Iroquois at the Stake; Kanata; Vain Regrets; Open the Bay!; In Memory of Wm. A. Foster; Absence; The River of Pain; Cabot; Demos Tyrannus; The Recompense; Ruins; The Chain; Fulfilment. Part II. Dreamland; The Pines; Address to a Maid; To Mount St. Patrick; Innocence; To a Morning Cloud; The North Wind's Tale; To a Captured Firefly; Night and Morn; Ponemah; Winter; Summer; To My Photograph; Wood-Notes; The Morning Land; My Love: A Rhapsody; To the Spirit of Memory; In Memory of Thomas D'Arcy McGee; Ideals; To a Humming-bird; Bardolph Redivivus; Germs; Love's Land; To an Infant; Time; Notes (Notes to Tecumseh / Notes to Poems). Very light edge wear, three tiny corner bumps, heavy browning to edges of text block, light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine, light browning to pages - mainly at edges and in gutter, small creases at bottom of gutter of page 131, soft crease at bottom of gutter of approx. pages 125 to 145. Protected in a stiff mylar sleeve. 
Price: 50.00 USD
 
 
HARRY SMITH'S LAST THROW:  THE EIGHTH FRONTIER WAR, 1850-1853., Smith, Keith.  Foreword by Ian Knight.
10 Smith, Keith. Foreword by Ian Knight. HARRY SMITH'S LAST THROW: THE EIGHTH FRONTIER WAR, 1850-1853.
London Frontline 2012 1848326467 / 9781848326460 First Edition Very Good+ Very Good 
310 pp, 9 1/2" H. B&w maps, photographs, reproductions. "(T)ells the harrowing story of the Eighth Frontier War against the Xhosa people of the Eastern Cape, often from the viewpoint of those actually doing the fighting. This desperate struggle for land invoked an increasingly brutal style of warfare. The Xhosa had previously fought with some chivalry, refusing to make war on women and children, just as they had in their own internecine wars. The Eighth War changed all that and vicious killings were perpetrated by both sides. The 'Harry Smith' of the title is the famous 19th century British soldier, Sir Henry George Wakelyn Smith, who served at the Cape of Good Hope on two occasions. The first was in the years 1828-1835, during which he was second-in-command to Sir Benjamin D'Urban. This ended with Smith departing the Cape under a cloud after his involvement in the murder of the Xhosa paramount chief Hintsa. His second period of service, between 1847 and 1853, was as Sir Harry Smith, baronet, the hero of Aliwal. His appointment then was as Governor and High Commissioner. Although Smith claimed to have ended the Seventh Frontier War in 1847, shortly after his arrival, his greater claim to fame was his management of the Eighth War, which he himself did much to foster. (This book) endeavours to re-evaluate Smith's role as one of the prime causes of the war, and provides a full and engaging account of this important, yet often overlooked, episode in history." Very minor dent on bottom edge of rear board. Dust jacket has a tiny dent on the front hinge, some very minor edge wrinkling. 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
PHANTOM OVER VIETNAM:  FIGHTER PILOT, USMC., Trotti, John.
11 Trotti, John. PHANTOM OVER VIETNAM: FIGHTER PILOT, USMC.
Shrewsbury Airlife 1984 0906393515 / 9780906393512 Very Good Very Good- 
250 pp, large 8vo (9" H). B&w illustrations, map. "What is it like to fly a fighter in combat? More specifically, what was it like to fly an F-4 Phantom in combat over Vietnam? The answers are in this exciting personal account by ex-Marine Corps pilot John Trotti, who flew over 600 missions during his two tours of duty there. Reading (this book) is the closest thing to actually flying a fighter aircraft in war. The reader experiences the life of a figher pilot - from the boredom of the Hot Pad, waiting for the Scramble, to moments of terror as a SAM pops out of the cloud deck, heading straight for your aircraft. You ride in the cockpit with Trotti as he bores straight down to target and pickles his bombs, feeling the exhilaration of no holds barred flying, then a stunned sense of loss as a friend's aircraft goes down in flames. You see a pilot's innermost fears and learn his feelings about war." Three tiny faint scuffs on front board, wrinkling at top/bottom of spine, a few pages with tiny corner crease. Dust jacket has light to moderate rubbing, wrinkling and light wear at top/bottom of spine and flap-folds. 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
UNAUTHORIZED ACTION:  MOUNTBATTEN AND THE DIEPPE RAID., Villa, Brian Loring.
12 Villa, Brian Loring. UNAUTHORIZED ACTION: MOUNTBATTEN AND THE DIEPPE RAID.
Oxford University Press, Toronto, 1989, Ist Canadian edition. 
314 pp, large 8vo (9 3/16" H), hard cover in dust jacket. B&w photos. "One of the most memorable events of the Second World War took place on 19 August 1942, when the largest amphibious raiding force in modern history made its way across the English Channel towards the German-occupied French port of Dieppe. The result, a few hours later, was a disaster. That some 3,300 Canadian soldiers and officers should wait over two-and-a-half years for combat and then be killed, wounded, or captured in a single morning is one of the great tragedies of the (War)...For more than forty-five years a cloud of mystery has hung over the event, which has seemed to defy all rational explanation. Why was it executed when it was known to court failure? Who was responsible?..." Minor rubbing to boards. Dust jacket has light edge wear, minor rubbing. NF/VG 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
UNAUTHORIZED ACTION:  MOUNTBATTEN AND THE DIEPPE RAID., Villa, Brian Loring.
13 Villa, Brian Loring. UNAUTHORIZED ACTION: MOUNTBATTEN AND THE DIEPPE RAID.
Toronto Oxford University Press 1990 0195408047 / 9780195408041 Second Printing - with corrections. Very Good+ 
314 pp, large 8vo (9" H). B&w photographs. "One of the most memorable events of the Second World War took place on 19 August 1942, when the largest amphibious raiding force in modern history made its way across the English Channel towards the German-occupied French port of Dieppe. The result, a few hours later, was a disaster. That some 3,300 Canadian soldiers and officers should wait over two-and-a-half years for combat and then be killed, wounded, or captured in a single morning is one of the great tragedies of the (War). For more than forty-five years a cloud of mystery has hung over the event, which has seemed to defy all rational explanation. Why was it executed when it was known to court failure? Who was responsible?" Interior - one page with dog-ear crease, otherwise clean and tight with no other ownership marks. Exterior - very minor rubbing/edge wear. 
Price: 12.00 USD
 
 
14 Waley, Arthur, translator. Abridged by Alison Waley. ADVENTURES OF THE MONKEY GOD
Singapore Graham Brash 1988 9971490455 / 9789971490454 Reprint Very Good - Georgette, Boner. Cover by Elaine Wee. 
223 pp, 8 1/2" H. B&w illustrations. "(O)ne of China's favourite classics, (this) is the Far East's story of evolution: the religions, the philosophies, the legends of the oldest civilisation on earth. Monkey is mankind - full of faults, mischievous, ambitious and vain. But he is also generous, valiant and intrepid. He is deliquent, but also delightful. He cannot resist challenge; he loathes self-pity; above all, he despises despair." Interior - bump to top corner of text block, tiny ink "x" on inside of front cover, otherwise clean and tight with no other ownership marks. Exterior - bump at top corner of covers, minor rubbing on covers, slight twist to spine. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 


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