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1 Blanck, Jacob, compiler. BIBLIOGRAPHY OF AMERICAN LITERATURE. VOLUME THREE (3): EDWARD EGGLESTON TO BRET HARTE.
New Haven Yale University Press 1977 0300003129 / 9780300003123 Fourth Printing Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 
(xxiv), 482 pp, 10 1/4" H. Black cloth with red title block/gilt lettering and crest on spine. B&w illustrations. Plain brown paper dust jacket with two cut-outs revealing title and volume number. Contents: Authors in Volume Three; Illustrations; Acknowledgements; General References; Principal Periodicals Consulted; Location Symbols; Bibliography of American Literature; Initials, Pseudonyms, and Anonyms. Very light wrinkling at top of spine, light bump at bottom of spine, three very small corner bumps, small tear and tiny chip at bottom edge of first three page leaves - archivally taped. Dust jacket has light edge wear/wrinkling, a few small & tiny tears archivally taped, a few tiny chips. 
Price: 35.00 USD
 
 
BLOKES: THE BAD BOYS OF ENGLISH LITERATURE., Castronovo, David.
2 Castronovo, David. BLOKES: THE BAD BOYS OF ENGLISH LITERATURE.
New York Continuum 2009 0826428320 / 9780826428325 Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good 
197 pp, large 8vo (9 3/16" H). "They came from unpromising places and unglamorous backgrounds. They crashed the Establishment party in one generation, raided the citadels of culture, and brought their idioms, themes, and passions to the center of British life. The blokes were writers who revitalized British drama, fiction, poetry, and criticism. This is the story, told in a series of profiles, of New Britannia. The cast of characters includes playwrights John Osborne and Arnold Wesker, novelist Kingsley Amis, critic Kenneth Tynan, poet Philip Larkin, fiction writer Alan Sillitoe, plus lesser-known figures such as John Braine, David Storey, Stan Barstow, and Keith Waterhouse - up to more contemporary writers like Martin Amis and Nick Hornby. The central idea of this book is how these writers, and others, transformed British heritage - how they worked with the materials of their own backgrounds, the class system, tradition, and artistic convention to make new art. They took their place in a long line of writers who thrived on grit: Daniel Defoe, Charles Dickens, Bernard Shaw, D.H. Lawrence. (It) is an entertaining and insightful survey of a group of disparate writers who had a profound and enduring impact upon British literary culture." Very light rubbing on boards, very light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine. Dust jacket has minor wear/wrinkling at top/bottom of spine and flap-folds, tiny tear at top of rear flap-fold, minor rubbing. 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
3 Debay, Yves. THE FRENCH FOREIGN LEGION IN ACTION. EUROPA MILITARIA NO. 11.
London Windrow & Greene 1992 Soft Cover Very Good 
66 pp, 10 1/8" H. Profusely illustrated with colour photographs. "In this second instalment of his photo-essay on the 'while kepis', author Yves Debay gives an exhaustive coverage of all Legion units, based in France and overseas, and describes their missions and equipment in detail. As always, the capability of the modern day Legion rests on strong infantry regiments such as 2e REI, who provided the backbone of the Legion component during the intervention in Iraq; 3e REI, guarding the gates to outer space on the Ariane launching sites in Guyana; 5e REI, safeguarding French sovereignty in the Pacific, and 13e DBLE, upholding in the horn of Africa the time-honoured desert traditions of the famous corps. Legionnaires from other elite services are not neglected, and this second volume also delves into the activities of 2e REP paratroopers, specialists in swift intervention in Africa; 1er REC cavalrymen, the 'mailed fist' of the Rapid Action Force; and 6e REG sappers, the unsung heroes who, even in peacetime, tirelessly carry out their obscure but vital missions." Interior - previous owner's small stamp marl on inside of front cover, otherwise clean and tight with no other ownership marks. Exterior - some light yellowing on rear hinge, slight delamination at top edge of rear cover. 
Price: 35.00 USD
 
 
THE GUARDS:  BRITAIN'S HOUSEHOLD DIVISION.  EUROPA MILITARIA No. 20., Dunstan, Simon.
4 Dunstan, Simon. THE GUARDS: BRITAIN'S HOUSEHOLD DIVISION. EUROPA MILITARIA No. 20.
Windrow & Greene, (London, 1996). 
64 pp, small 4to (10 1/4" H), soft cover. Profusely illustrated with color photographs. "Unlike the household troops of many heads of state, The Guards have combined their role as the personal bodyguard of the Sovereign with an unsurpassed fighting tradition. This tradition is the cement that binds them together within The Household Division, whose motto is Septem Juncta in Uno - Seven Joined in One. Although The Household Division is an adminstrative rather than a fighting formation and although The Guards are most visible today for their central part in London's spectacular occasions of military and State pageantry, the Regiments are first and foremost professional soldiers, ready to exchange their ceremonial uniforms for comb at fatigues at short notice - as they proved most recently in the Falklands and Gulf Wars. Both aspects of their unique character are fully covered in the more than 120 superb colour photos specially taken for this book by a respected military photographer and author." Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - clean and bright. Fine. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
5 Folio Society. (Norman Sherry, Alan Coren, Pauline Hunter Blair, Claire Hills.) FOLIO. SUMMER 1997.
Folio Society, London, 1997. 
32 pp, 8 3/16" H, soft cover (stapled in wraps). B&w illustrations. Contents: Editorial; Tormented Man, Chronicler of Our Age (Graham Greene); Fifty Years of Folio; A Cautionary Tale? (Hilaire Belloc); On Anglo-Saxon England and its Author (Peter Hunter Blair); The Lunchpack of Notre Dame Competition Report; The Folio Golden Jubilee Competition Results. Interior - cigarette odor, otherwise clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - minor edge wear, minor brownin g o n r e a r cover, very small bump at top of spine. Very Good 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
6 Greene, Alma. (Gah-wonh-nos-doh / Forbidden Voice). TALES OF THE MOHAWKS.
Canada J.M. Dent & Sons 1975 046095086X / 9780460950862 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Good R. G. Miller. 
186 pp, 8vo (8 1/2" H). (The author) "here recalls some of the tales that are told on the Six Nations Reserve on the Grand River in Ontario. Near the reserve is the town of Brantford, which is named after the Mohawk officer who led his people's fight for King George in the American War of Independence. These are stories that belong to twentieth-century farmers, shopkeepers, and high-steel workers who have never lost their communion with the natural world, which for them is also the world of the spirit. The stories' integration of traditional and present-day realities is beautifully realized in the remarkable pencil illustrations of Gary Miller, another native of the Six Nations Reserve." Contents: The Tree of Peace; Fairy Rings; Witches' Brew; Bountiful Earth; Potions and Charms; The Cycle of Life; The White Man Comes; Changing Rites; On the Grand River; Omens and Visions; New Festivals; Living Traditions. Christmas inscription on front free endpaper. Dust jacket is scuffed and worn at edges with some color loss, one or two very small closed tears and chips. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
A BURNT-OUT CASE., Greene, Graham.
7 Greene, Graham. A BURNT-OUT CASE.
London William Heinemann 1961 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good - Good Lacey Everett, dust jacket design. 
256 pp, 8" H. When his loss of faith in his vocation and unhappiness with his life cause him to flee his celebrity, M. Querry, a famous architect and known womaniser, journeys to a remote Catholic mission in the Belgian Congo where lepers are treated. His motives and actions are misinterpreted by a local planter and a visiting journalist who use his reputation to enhance their situations, ultimately undoing the 'cure' that the mission doctor sees taking place and ending in tragedy. Previous owner's name stamp on front and rear pastedowns, minor scuff across fore-edge of text block, minor soiling on top of text block, small water stain at top of rear board. Dust jacket has browning to spine - a little lighter on flap-folds and top edge, some light wear a some tiny chips at top/bottom of spine and flap-folds, several light water stains on rear flap-fold and one at top edge of rear panel. 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
A GUN FOR SALE:  AN ENTERTAINMENT., Greene, Graham.
8 Greene, Graham. A GUN FOR SALE: AN ENTERTAINMENT.
London William Heinemann 1961 Uniform Edition. Hard Cover Very Good - Very Good- 
243 pp, 7" H. Dark blue cloth with red title block/gilt lettering on spine. Number 6 in the Uniform Edition (with "6" on dust jacket spine). "(A)n unusual, arresting book, a curious blend of realism and fantasy, of vivid actual detail and dramatic symbolism. In bare content it is a triller - the story of a gunman who has been hired by an armament firm to kill the head of a European State. But it is not the story which is so arresting, it is the psychological background, sinister and sardonic, against which it moves and the ironic and bitter conception of society which animates it." Julian Huxley (from the dust jacket flap). Previous owner's name stamp on front/rear pastedown - hidden by dust jacket flaps, price sticker (15/- net) over original printed price (10s 6d), minor edge wear to boards, browning to edges of text block, minor wrinkling at bottom of spine, very small bump to top corner of boards. Dust jacket has very light edge wear; light browning on spine, flap-folds and edges; light rubbing/soiling on rear panel; light wrinkling at bottom of spine; tiny faint liquid mark on spine. 
Price: 30.00 USD
 
 
DOCTOR FISCHER OF GENEVA or THE BOMB PARTY., Greene, Graham.
9 Greene, Graham. DOCTOR FISCHER OF GENEVA or THE BOMB PARTY.
London Bodley Head 1980 0370303164 / 9780370303161 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Michael Harvey, jacket design. 
140 pp, 8" H. The very wealthy Dr. Fischer gives dinner parties for his friends (referred to as the 'Toads' by his daughter), were the guests accept varying levels of humiliation for the sake of the extravagant gifts they receive at the end of the night. He claims to be doing research into the greed of the rich, but his new son-in-law is neither wealthy nor greedy and refuses to join the 'game'. Very light browning to fore-edge and bottom of text block, slight lean to spine, small very light water mark on top of text block. Dust jacket has light edge wrinkling - mostly at top rear edge, small edge tear archivally taped at top rear edge, small area of creases at bottom rear edge, minor browning on spine and flap-folds. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
IT'S A BATTLEFIELD., Greene, Graham.
10 Greene, Graham. IT'S A BATTLEFIELD.
London William Heinemann 1962 Uniform Edition. Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 
234 pp, 7" H. Dark blue cloth with red title block/gilt lettering on spine. Number 3 in the Uniform Edition (with "3" on dust jacket spine). In London, Drover, a Communist bus driver, is sentenced to death for the murder of a policeman. The novel explores the motives/actions of those with an interest in the case and the possiblity of a reprieve. Previous owner's name stamp on front/rear pastedown - hidden by dust jacket flaps, minor edge wear to boards, browning to edges of text block, minor wrinkling at bottom of spine, light lean to spine. Dust jacket has very light edge wear/wrinkling; light browning on spine, flap-folds and edges; light rubbing; tiny scratch on front panel; small soft crease on rear panel. 
Price: 30.00 USD
 
 
LOSER TAKES ALL., Greene, Graham.
11 Greene, Graham. LOSER TAKES ALL.
London Heinemann 1963 4th Printing Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 
140 pp, 7 1/2" H. At the invitation of his wealthy employer, Dreuther, Mr. Bertram, an assistant accountant, takes his fiance, Cary, to Monte Carlo to wed. While waiting for Dreuther to meet them in his yacht, Seagull, Bertram discovers a winning system for roulette - but will his success at the tables lose him the love of his life? Previous owner's name stamp on front and rear pastedown, browning to edges of text block, one very minor corner bump. Dust jacket has very light edge wear/wrinkling, light browning on spine and flap-folds, and at top/bottom edges. 
Price: 35.00 USD
 
 
THE MAN WITHIN., Greene, Graham.
12 Greene, Graham. THE MAN WITHIN.
London William Heinemann 1962 Uniform Edition. Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 
246 pp, 7" H. Dark blue cloth with red title block/gilt lettering on spine. Number 1 in the Uniform Edition (with "1" on dust jacket spine). The author's first published novel, this is a tale of smuggling, betrayal and revenge set in Sussex. Previous owner's name stamp on front/rear pastedown - hidden by dust jacket flaps, price sticker (15/- net) over original printed price (10s 6d), minor edge wear to boards, browning to edges of text block, very tiny dent on top of text block. Dust jacket has very light edge wear; light browning on spine, flap-folds and edges; light rubbing; light wrinkling at bottom of spine. 
Price: 30.00 USD
 
 
THE SCHOOL OF FEMININITY.  A BOOK FOR AND ABOUT WOMEN AS THEY ARE INTERPRETED THROUGH FEMININE WRITERS OF YESTERDAY AND TODAY., Greene, Margaret Lawrence.
13 Greene, Margaret Lawrence. THE SCHOOL OF FEMININITY. A BOOK FOR AND ABOUT WOMEN AS THEY ARE INTERPRETED THROUGH FEMININE WRITERS OF YESTERDAY AND TODAY.
Toronto Musson 1972 0773700072 / 9780773700079 First Canadian Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good - 
382 pp, 8 3/4" H. 6 b&w illustrations. "As provocative and challenging as when it was first published in 1936, (this book) traces the development of female thought as reflected by the creative imagination of writers from Mary Wollstonecraft and Jane Austen to Pearl Buck and Virginia Woolf. With superb balance of reason and passion, the author probes the minds and hearts of her fellow creatures. She assesses their feeling towards their existence as women and examines their reactions to the role society expects them to fulfil." Contents: Part I. The Nineteenth-Century School of Femininity. We Wrtie as Women; Mary Wollstonecraft: Who Walked an Emotional Tight Rope; Jane Austen: Who Rode a Flirtatious Merry-Go-Round; The Bronte Sisters: Who Wrestled with Romance; George Eliot: Who Sat Like the Recording Angel and Wrote; Olive Schreiner: Who Lay Listening to the Biological Drum Beating. Part II. The Twentieth-Century School of Femininity. Little Girl Pals: Anita Loos - Dorothy Parker - Katharine Brush - Daphne du Maurie; Go-Getters: Edna Ferber - Fannie Hurst - G.B. Stern - Rose Macaulay; Matriarchs: Dorothy Canfield - Margaret Ayer Barnes - Storm Jameson - Phyllis Bentley - Phyllis Bottome - Sheila Kaye-Smith - Ruth Suckow - Evelyn Scott - Kate O'Brien; Helpmeets: Edith Wharton - Helen Grace Carlisle - Mary Borden - May Sinclair - Margaret Goldsmith - I.A.R. Wylie - Kay Boyle; Sophisticated Ladies: Ellen Glasgow - Mazo de la Roche - Margaret Kennedy - E.H. Young - E.M. Delafield - "Elizabeth" - Victoria Sackville-West; Priestesses: Pearl Buck - Radclyffe Hall - Mary Webb; Artistes: Katherine Mansfield - Willa Cather - Clemence Dane - Virginia Woolf. Minor wrinkling at top/bottom of spine. Dust jacket has light edge wear, two small tears arcvhivally taped, light rubbing, scratch mark down front panel. 
Price: 25.00 USD
 
 
RENOWN AT STRATFORD:  A RECORD OF THE SHAKESPEARE FESTIVAL IN CANADA 1953 / TWICE HAVE THE TRUMPETS SOUNDED:  A RECORD OF THE STRAFORD SHAKESPEAREAN FESTIVAL IN CANADA 1954 / THRICE THE BRINDED CAT HATH MEW'D:  A RECORD...1955.  3 VOLUMES., Guthrie, Tyrone & Davies, Robertson.
14 Guthrie, Tyrone & Davies, Robertson. RENOWN AT STRATFORD: A RECORD OF THE SHAKESPEARE FESTIVAL IN CANADA 1953 / TWICE HAVE THE TRUMPETS SOUNDED: A RECORD OF THE STRAFORD SHAKESPEAREAN FESTIVAL IN CANADA 1954 / THRICE THE BRINDED CAT HATH MEW'D: A RECORD...1955. 3 VOLUMES.
Toronto Clarke, Irwin First Editions Hard Cover Very Good Good Grant Macdonald, Tanya Moiseiwitsch. 
3 volumes, detailing the first three seasons of the Stratford, Ontario, Shakespearean Festival, all first editions, each 9 1/4" H. 1. Renown at Stratford, 1953. Contents: Preface; First Shakespeare Festival at Stratford, Ontario, by Tyrone Guthrie; The Director, by Robertson Davies; The Players, by Robertson Davies. Two plays were presented: Richard III and All's Well That Ends Well, with Alec Guinness taking the roles of Richard III and The King of France. Colour illustrations by Grant Macdonald. 2. Twice Have the Trumpets Sounded, 1954. Contents: Rehearsal - A Study in Rhythm; The Taming of the Shrew; Measure for Measure; Oedipus Rex (these chapters by Robertson Davies); A Long View of the Stratford Festival, by Tyrone Guthrie. James Mason took the parts of Oedipus and of Angelo in 'Measure for Measure'. William Shatner was also part of the cast and is pictured in the role of 'Lucentio'. Colour and b&w illustrations by Grant Macdonald. 3. Thrice the Brinded Cat Hath Mew'd, 1955. Contents: Julius Caesar; King Oedipus; The Merchant of Venice; A Note on Style in Acting (these chapters by Robertson Davies); Music at the Festival, by Boyd Neel; The Production of 'King Oedipus', by Tyrone Guthrie and Tanya Moiseiwitsch. Colour and b&w costume designs by Tanya Moiseiwitsch. Volume 1 has a gift inscription in ink on the front free endpaper, very light browning to edges of text block, light wrinkling at bottom of spine. Volume 2 has a gift inscription in ink on the front free endpaper, scattered faint tiny foxing marks on front endpapers and edges of text block. Volume 3 has some light browning to top of text block. Dust jackets: Volume 1. has light edge wear including one or two very tiny chips, small tear on front hinge archivally taped; moderate browning on spine, flap-folds and some edges. Volume 2 has light edge wear with some tiny chips, one small edge tear, edge wrinkling at top of front flap, light browning on rear panell and and some edges. Volume 3 has light edge wear, several edge tears - some with ceases, tiny hole on rear flap-fold, very light edge browning, light soiling on rear panel. Dust jackets are protected in mylar sleeves. 
Price: 65.00 USD
 
 
RENOWN AT STRATFORD:  A RECORD OF THE SHAKESPEARE FESTIVAL IN CANADA 1953 / TWICE HAVE THE TRUMPETS SOUNDED:  A RECORD OF THE STRAFORD SHAKESPEAREAN FESTIVAL IN CANADA 1954 / THRICE THE BRINDED CAT HATH MEW'D:  A RECORD...1955.  3 VOLUMES., Guthrie, Tyrone & Davies, Robertson.
15 Guthrie, Tyrone & Davies, Robertson. RENOWN AT STRATFORD: A RECORD OF THE SHAKESPEARE FESTIVAL IN CANADA 1953 / TWICE HAVE THE TRUMPETS SOUNDED: A RECORD OF THE STRAFORD SHAKESPEAREAN FESTIVAL IN CANADA 1954 / THRICE THE BRINDED CAT HATH MEW'D: A RECORD...1955. 3 VOLUMES.
Toronto Clarke, Irwin First Editions Hard Cover Very Good Very Good- Grant Macdonald, Tanya Moiseiwitsch. 
3 volumes, detailing the first three seasons of the Stratford, Ontario, Shakespearean Festival, all first editions, each 9 1/4" H. 1. Renown at Stratford, 1953. Contents: Preface; First Shakespeare Festival at Stratford, Ontario, by Tyrone Guthrie; The Director, by Robertson Davies; The Players, by Robertson Davies. Two plays were presented: Richard III and All's Well That Ends Well, with Alec Guinness taking the roles of Richard III and The King of France. Colour illustrations by Grant Macdonald. 2. Twice Have the Trumpets Sounded, 1954. Contents: Rehearsal - A Study in Rhythm; The Taming of the Shrew; Measure for Measure; Oedipus Rex (these chapters by Robertson Davies); A Long View of the Stratford Festival, by Tyrone Guthrie. James Mason took the parts of Oedipus and of Angelo in 'Measure for Measure'. William Shatner was also part of the cast and is pictured in the role of 'Lucentio'. Colour and b&w illustrations by Grant Macdonald. 3. Thrice the Brinded Cat Hath Mew'd, 1955. Contents: Julius Caesar; King Oedipus; The Merchant of Venice; A Note on Style in Acting (these chapters by Robertson Davies); Music at the Festival, by Boyd Neel; The Production of 'King Oedipus', by Tyrone Guthrie and Tanya Moiseiwitsch. Colour and b&w costume designs by Tanya Moiseiwitsch. Volume 1 has previous owner's name in ink on free front endpaper, very light browning to edges of text block. Volume 2 has some toning to endpapers and light browning to fore-edge and top of text block, slight toning in margins of pages. Volume 3 has some toning to endpapers. All volumes have very light edge wear and light wrinkling at top/bottom of spines. Dust jackets: Volume 1 has light edge wear and some tiny chips/tears - mainly at top/bottom of spine and flap-folds, very light browning - mainly on spine and flap-folds. Volume 2 has very light edge wear/wrinkling; moderate browning on spine, flap-folds and some edges. Volume 3 has very light edge wear including one or two tiny chips and one small tear, light browning on spine and flap-folds. Dust jackets are protected in mylar sleeves. 
Price: 75.00 USD
 
 
MARINE MUSCLE: HORNET AND HARRIER.  WINGS NO.5., Halberstadt, Hans.
16 Halberstadt, Hans. MARINE MUSCLE: HORNET AND HARRIER. WINGS NO.5.
Windrow & Greene, London, 1993, 1st edition. 
96 pp, 10 3/16" H, soft cover. ISBN1872004474 Profusely illustrated with colour photographs. "The McDonnell Douglas/Northrop F/A-18 Hornet and McDonnell Douglas AV-8B Harrier II provide the 'muscle' of the US Marine Corps' air element. Dedicated to just one mission - supporting the Marine rifleman down there in the dirt, at whatever cost - they form a versatile, hard-hitting, highly motivated element of the Corps' overall ability to project American power overseas. Neither is particul a r l y fast: but each is perfectly suited to its special roles. The Hornet, famous for its agility and accurate delivery of a wide range of ordnance, is the perfect fighter/bomber combination. The remarkable V/STOL Harrier can get airborne withi n mi nu te s from just about any hard surface in the newly captured beachhead, to put 'a world of hurt' on the enemy's front line. Between them they can clear the skies over the beachhead of enemy aircraft; respond instantly to the call for close a ir su ppo rt at the forward edge of battle; and carry out interdiction bombing along the enemy's rear lines. (This book) presents a fascinating close-up look at both these battle-proven aircraft and their missions." Interior - clean and tight wit h n o pr evio us ownership marks. Exterior - clean and bright. Near Fine 
Price: 12.50 USD
 
 
'WITH ALL FAULTS'., Low, David.  Introduction by Graham Greene.
17 Low, David. Introduction by Graham Greene. 'WITH ALL FAULTS'.
Tehran Amate Press 1973 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Inscribed By Author
118 pp, 8vo (8 3/4" H). Inscribed on half title page: 'mea culpa' David Low. B&w illustrations. The memoirs of a bookseller. Contents: List of Plates; Preface; Introduction; London Bookshops; Some London Booksellers; A London Street Market; Hodgson's Sale Room; Some Country Bookshops; Some Country Bookshops. Scottish; Some Country Bookshops. Irish; Some Country Bookshops. French; Some American Customers; Women Collectors; Collections; Erotic Literature; The Most Widely Known Bookseller of our Time; By Royal Appointment; The Printer; Emmington, Chinnor, Oxford; Where's Me? Very light browning to fore-edge of text block, light cigarette odor. Dust jacket has some minor edge wrinkling, light to moderate browning - mainly on spine and flap-folds. 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
SIGNING ON:  THE BIRTH OF RADIO IN CANADA., McNeil, Bill and Wolfe, Morris.
18 McNeil, Bill and Wolfe, Morris. SIGNING ON: THE BIRTH OF RADIO IN CANADA.
Doubleday Canada, Toronto, 1982. 
303 pp, small 4to (10 15/16" H), soft cover. B&w illustrations. "(T)he dynamic oral history of the days when a radio wasn't bought, but made - usually out of a breadboard and old wire. To some, the mysterious 'wireless' signals seemed to be the voice of the angels. To others, they represented the opportunity to forge a new industry that would revolutionize the future, and sometimes give rise to fame and personal fortunes. (This is) the story of the birth of radio in Canada as told by the men and women who made it happen. Included as well are recollections by the people responsible for radio's huge success - the listeners. Illustrated with more than four hundred advertisements, drawings and photographs, these are the stories you never heard on the air; the stories you won't forget." Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - minor edge wear, pink spine color faded to green, spine flat with one light crease. VG 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
NAPOLEONIC PLASTIC FIGURE MODELLING:  BILL OTTINGER'S HISTOREX MASTERCLASS., Ottinger, Bill.
19 Ottinger, Bill. NAPOLEONIC PLASTIC FIGURE MODELLING: BILL OTTINGER'S HISTOREX MASTERCLASS.
London Windrow & Greene 1997 1859150195 / 9781859150191 Hard Cover Fine No Jacket - (as issued) 
128 pp, 4to (12" H), glazed pictorial boards. Profusely illustrated with colour photographs. "In the world of military models the Napoleonic era remains the most popular subject of all, for its flamboyant splendour, its variety and its romance. For thirty years the Historex range of Napoleonic plastic figure kits and accessories - now running to more than a thousand subjects - has been a world-wide best seller for its scope, versatility and reasonable prices. Over the past decade the US master modeller Bill Ottinger has earned an equivalent reputation for the quality of his Historex pieces, winning numer-ous Gold Medals and other awards in international competition (MFCA, Atlanta, World Expo, Chicago, etc.). In this latest addition to Windrow & Greene's much praised 'Modelling Masterclass' series, Bill Ottinger shares his expert techniques in a detailed, specific text illustrated with more than 250 stunning full colour photos of these masterpieces of the miniaturist's craft by many award-winning North American, British and Continental modellers. (Includes:) The Figure Line; Assembly, Detailing & Enhancement; Converting; Painting; Groundwork & Display; Non-Napoleonic Conversions; Plus: Introductions by Eugene Leliepvre, the original designer, and Lynn Sangster of Historex Agents; Sidebar commentaries on Historex work by many leading British and North American figure modellers." 
Price: 55.00 USD
 
 
NAPOLEONIC PLASTIC FIGURE MODELLING:  BILL OTTINGER'S HISTOREX MASTERCLASS., Ottinger, Bill.
20 Ottinger, Bill. NAPOLEONIC PLASTIC FIGURE MODELLING: BILL OTTINGER'S HISTOREX MASTERCLASS.
London Windrow & Greene 1997 1859150195 / 9781859150191 Hard Cover Near Fine No Jacket - (as issued) 
128 pp, 4to (12" H), glazed pictorial boards. Profusely illustrated with colour photographs. "In the world of military models the Napoleonic era remains the most popular subject of all, for its flamboyant splendour, its variety and its romance. For thirty years the Historex range of Napoleonic plastic figure kits and accessories - now running to more than a thousand subjects - has been a world-wide best seller for its scope, versatility and reasonable prices. Over the past decade the US master modeller Bill Ottinger has earned an equivalent reputation for the quality of his Historex pieces, winning numer-ous Gold Medals and other awards in international competition (MFCA, Atlanta, World Expo, Chicago, etc.). In this latest addition to Windrow & Greene's much praised 'Modelling Masterclass' series, Bill Ottinger shares his expert techniques in a detailed, specific text illustrated with more than 250 stunning full colour photos of these masterpieces of the miniaturist's craft by many award-winning North American, British and Continental modellers. (Includes:) The Figure Line; Assembly, Detailing & Enhancement; Converting; Painting; Groundwork & Display; Non-Napoleonic Conversions; Plus: Introductions by Eugene Leliepvre, the original designer, and Lynn Sangster of Historex Agents; Sidebar commentaries on Historex work by many leading British and North American figure modellers." Very minor rubbing on boards. 
Price: 50.00 USD
 
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