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BRITANNIA:  A JOURNAL OF ROMANO-BRITISH AND KINDRED STUDIES.  VOLUME 9 1978.  (VOLUME IX - 1978.), Baatz, Dietwulf; Barrett, A.A.; Birley, Eric; Buckland, Paul; Castle, Stephen A.; Hanson, W.S.; Jackson, D.A.; Ambrose, T.M.; Jarrett, Michael G.; Johnson, Stephen; McPeake, J.C.; Moore, C.N.; McWhirr, Alan; Viner, David; Miller, M.; St Joseph, J.,
1 Baatz, Dietwulf; Barrett, A.A.; Birley, Eric; Buckland, Paul; Castle, Stephen A.; Hanson, W.S.; Jackson, D.A.; Ambrose, T.M.; Jarrett, Michael G.; Johnson, Stephen; McPeake, J.C.; Moore, C.N.; McWhirr, Alan; Viner, David; Miller, M.; St Joseph, J., BRITANNIA: A JOURNAL OF ROMANO-BRITISH AND KINDRED STUDIES. VOLUME 9 1978. (VOLUME IX - 1978.)
The Society for the Promotion of Roman Studies, London, 1978. 
525 pp + 32 b&w plates at rear, large 8vo (9 11/16" H), soft cover. B&w maps, plans, drawings, diagrams, graphs, tables, (some fold-out) + photographic plates. Contents: Notes for Contibutors; Editorial; Recent Finds of Ancient Artillery; Knowle dge of the Literary Classics in Roman Britain; The Adherence of Britain to Vespasian; A First-Century Shield from Doncaster, Yorkshire; Amphorae from Brockley Hill, 1975; The Organisation of Roman Military Timber-Supply; Excavations at Wake r l e y , N o r thants, 1972-75; The Case of the Redundant Official; Excavations at Hayton Roman Fort, 1975; A Bronze Skillet-handle from Chester and other vessels from the British Isles; The Production and Distribution of Tiles in Roman Britain wi th p ar ti cu l ar r ef erence to the Cirencester region; The Last British Entry in the 'Gallic Chronicles'; An Enamelled Skillet-handle from Brough-on-Fosse and the distribution of similar vessels; The Camp at Durno, Aberdeenshire, and the site o f M ons Gr aup ius ; Exc ava tio ns near Hadrian's Wall at Tarraby Lane, 1976; Halls or Yards? A problem of villa-interpretation; Two Romano-British Genii; Property-boundaries and the Sizes of Building-plots; Tile-stamps of the Ninth Legion found i n Br itai n; N otes : A fu rthe r ve ssel of the Aldgate-Pulborough Potter - An ususual late Roman Mortarium from Caister by Yarmouth, Norfolk - Another Intaglio from Wroxter - A possible Roman Lyre-sculpture fragment in the British Museum - A frag ment of a Roman cava lry tom bston e fro m Cir encester - A Roman camp near Girvan, Ayreshire; Roman Britain in 1977: Sites Explored - Inscriptions; Reviews; Society for the Promotion of Roman Studies; Indexes. Interior - faint small bump at top c orner of s ome pa ges, o ther wise clean and t ight w ith no other ownership marks. Exterior - book is lightly twisted on spine, very light edge wear, minor rubbing. Very Good 
Price: 45.00 USD
 
 
THE ADMINISTRATION OF THE ROMAN EMPIRE (241 BC - AD 193)., Braud, David C., ed.  (Joyce Reynolds, W.S. Hanson, David C. Braud.)
2 Braud, David C., ed. (Joyce Reynolds, W.S. Hanson, David C. Braud.) THE ADMINISTRATION OF THE ROMAN EMPIRE (241 BC - AD 193).
Exeter University of Exeter Press 1993 0859892042 / 9780859892049 Reprint. Very Good 
109 pp, 8 1/4" H. Map, 2 plans. "The overseas empire which Rome acquired from the third century BC onwards was perhaps the single most important issue in Roman history thereafter, as the Roman city-state became ever more like a world-state. The empire had to be administered. This volume shows how, to a large extent, it came to run itself. In his introduction, David Braund examines the essential framework of the empire as it developed throughout the period. He draws attention to the impact of empire upon Rome itself - an impact that was not only social and economic but also political and ideological. Joyce Reynolds utilises neglected sources - particularly inscriptions - to present an account of the role of cities in the life of the empire. W.S. Hanson formulates recent advances in archaeology in his discussion of Roman involvement in the creation of towns in non-urban areas of the western empire, most notably Britain. In the final chapter, David Braund presents the results of the latest research on the client kings and queens who bore much of the brunt of empire and who became, from Augustus onwards, ever more a part of the empire, obtaining citizenship and even seats in the Roman Senate by the beginning of the second century AD. A substantial bibliography is appended." Interior - previous owner's small stamp on inside of front cover, very small soft bump to top corner of textblock, otherwise clean and tight with no other ownership marks. Exterior - tiny soft crease at corners, minor rubbing, minor wear at top/bottom of spine. 
Price: 29.95 USD
 
 
ALBERTA HISTORY.  VOLUME 25, NUMBERS 2-4 (SPRING/SUMMER/AUTUMN 1977), VOLUME 26, NUMBERS 1-4 (WINTER/SPRING/SUMMER/AUTUMN 1978), VOLUME 27, NUMBERS 1 & 2 (WINTER/SPRING 1979), VOLUME 28, NUMBER 1 (WINTER 1980).  10 NUMBERS IN TOTAL., Dempsey, Hugh A., Editor.  Donald B. Smith, J.W. Chalmers, L.J. Wilson, D.J. Hall, C.E.D. Wood, john Liss, W.T. Williamson, Elise A. Corbet, Tom M. Henson, Terry L. Chapman, Rolf, T. Lund, Colin A. Thomson, Eric, J. Holmgren, Anne B. Woywitka, et al.
3 Dempsey, Hugh A., Editor. Donald B. Smith, J.W. Chalmers, L.J. Wilson, D.J. Hall, C.E.D. Wood, john Liss, W.T. Williamson, Elise A. Corbet, Tom M. Henson, Terry L. Chapman, Rolf, T. Lund, Colin A. Thomson, Eric, J. Holmgren, Anne B. Woywitka, et al. ALBERTA HISTORY. VOLUME 25, NUMBERS 2-4 (SPRING/SUMMER/AUTUMN 1977), VOLUME 26, NUMBERS 1-4 (WINTER/SPRING/SUMMER/AUTUMN 1978), VOLUME 27, NUMBERS 1 & 2 (WINTER/SPRING 1979), VOLUME 28, NUMBER 1 (WINTER 1980). 10 NUMBERS IN TOTAL.
Calgary, Alberta Historical Society of Alberta Stapled in Wraps Very Good 
10 numbers of Alberta History, running from Spring 1977 to Spring 1979 plus Winter 1980, 10" H, each 40 pp. Colour pictorial covers, b&w photographs, drawings, maps, political cartoons. Articles cover: Half-Breed Commission; 1919 Royal Visit; Treaty No. 6; Road to Banff, 1890; Tom Kerr; Ku Klux Klan; Early Eugenics Movement; Skiing in Banff; Black Immigration; High Level Bridge; Women in Labour Movement; Railway to Athabasca; Bobtail Land Surrender; Edmonton Theatres; Arthur Evans; Stocking the Canadian Range; Elliott Galt Letters; Chivaree; Alberta Field Force; George Chipman; Buffalo Bone Industry; Ella Hartt, Photographer; Labouring on the Railroad; Killing a Wetigo; Calgary Land Reservation; To the Red Deer River; etc. Interior - Spring 1979 has a small stain at bottom edge of twp pages otherwise clean and tight with no other ownership marks. Exterior - six books with light fading and/or light browning on spine/rearhinge area - two books with moderate fading in same area, very light to light rubbing/soiling - mostly on rear covers, minor edge wear, a few soft wrinkles on some covers, Summer and Autumn 1978 have a slight bump at top corner. 
Price: 55.00 USD
 
 
4 Fredette, Raymond H. Introduction by Tom D. Crouch. Foreword by Hanson W. Baldwin. Afterword by Marshal of the Royal Air Force Sir John Slessor. THE SKY ON FIRE: THE FIRST BATTLE OF BRITAIN 1917-1918 AND THE BIRTH OF THE ROYAL AIR FORCE.
Washington, D.C. Smithsonian 1991 1560980168 / 9781560980162 Reprint. Soft Cover Very Good 
289 pp, 9" H. B&w photographs, maps, reproductions. "World War I in the air is popularly recalled as a romance of dawn patrols and chivalrous duels between Spads and Fokkers over the Western Front. All but forgotten are the day and night raids German airmen carried out against England with large bombers during 1917-1918. Based on firsthand accounts from British and German sources, (this book) explores all aspects of the first systematic strategic air campaign in history, including the impact it had on the strategy and conduct of World War II. The daring airmen who pioneered this new mode of warfare flew twin-engined Gotha and Giant bombers. Their raids on London spurred the British to create the Royal Air Force, the world's first independent air service, and the London Air Defense Area. Except for some technological refinements, notably radar, it was essentially the same air defense system that was to serve Britain so well in World War II." Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - very light edge wear, very light rubbing with a few tiny scuffs, soft corner creases on front cover, minor soiling. 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
UNKNOWN SOLDIERS: THE STORY OF THE MISSING OF THE FIRST WORLD WAR., Hanson, Neil.
5 Hanson, Neil. UNKNOWN SOLDIERS: THE STORY OF THE MISSING OF THE FIRST WORLD WAR.
Alfred A. Knopf, New York, 2005, first American edition. 
474 pp, large 8vo (9 1/2" H), hard cover in dust jacket. ISBN 0307263703 B&w photographs, map. "The First World War was a conflict of unprecedented ferocity that unleashed such demons as mechanized warfare and mass death on the twentieth century. After the last shot was fired and the troops marched home, approximately three million soldiers remained unaccounted for. Some bodies were found, but they bore no trace of identification; many more men had been blown to smithereens or had s i m p l y vanished into battlefields where as many as a hundred shells had fallen on every square yard. An unassuming English chaplain first proposed a symbolic burial of one of those unknown soldiers in memory of all the missing dead. The idea w as p ic ke d u p by almost every country that had an army in the war, and each laid a body to rest amid an outpouring of national grief - in London's Westminster Abbey, Paris's Arc de Triomphe, Rome's Victor Emmanuelle Monument, and, for the United St ate s, Arl in gt on National Cemetery in Virginia. In (this book, the author) offers an unflinching yet compassionate account of the reality of battle on the front lines. He focuses on three soldiers - an American, an Englishman, and a German - an d na rra tes the ir war experiences through their diaries and letters. (He) describes how each man endured the nearly unbearable conditions in the trenches and in the air and relates what is known about their deaths; all three died on the batt lefie lds o f th e So mme, wi thin gunshot sound of one another. He delves into their familial ties, the ideals they expressed in their letters, and he explains how the death of one, the American pilot George Seibold, was instrumental in the creat ion of the G old S tar M other s, a n organization caring for bereaved mothers, wives, and families that is still active today. Hanson animates and brings to life the combatants who perished without a trace, and shows how the Western world arrived at the now ti me-hon ored w ay of mourn ing and paying tribute to all those who die in war." Tiny piece missing from edge of rear pastedown, two tiny tears at top of spine, light wrinkling at bottom of spine. Dust jacket has tiny tear and very l ight wri nkling a t top o f spine , mino r wrin kling at top/bottom of flap-folds. Very Good+/Very Good+ 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
6 Hanson, R.B., foreword by. CANADA 1935: THE OFFICIAL HANDBOOK OF PRESENT CONDITIONS AND RECENT PROGRESS.
Dominion Bureau of Statistics, Ottawa, 1935. 
192 pp, 8vo (8 5/8" H), soft cover. Monotone illustrations (photos, reproductions, graphs, charts, etc.), 2 fold-out color maps. Contents: Introduction; The Territorial Evolution of Canada; Population; Wealth, Production and Income - Capital Investments; Agriculture; The Forest Wealth of Canada; Mines and Minerals; Water Powers of Canada; The Fisheries of Canada; The Fur Trade; The Manufactures of Canada; Construction; Transportation and Communications; Internal Trade; External Trade of Canada; Public Finance; Currency and Banking - Insurance - Loan and Trust Companies - Miscellaneous; Labour; Education - Public Libraries; Miscellaneous Statistics; Appendix. Interior - book lightly cracked at front hinge and page 32/33, small soft crease at bottom edge of most pages, soft crease at top corner of pages 1-16. Exterior - bottom of spine bumped causing crease throughout textblock, 1/2" tear/tiny chip at bottom of front hinge, small corner crease at bottom corner of rear cover with migration into last few pages, light edge wear, moderate rubbing to color, small circular watermark on front cover. Good reference copy. 
Price: 25.00 USD
 
 
7 Hanson, V.J. Cover art by M. Cortiella and Stefan Barany. DEATH AND LITTLE GIRL BLUE. SEXTON BLAKE LIBRARY NO. 509. 4TH SERIES.
Fleetway, London, (October, 1962), Ist printing. 
64 pp, soft cover (stapled in wraps). "The Leaning Man - London's newest, off-beat 'rave' club...The seething half-dark of dimly-lit Paddington backstreets...And the strange case of the abduction of a beautiful torch singer..." Interior - pages browning lightly, otherwise clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - very light edge wear, soft wrinkling to covers, minor browning to rear cover, spine has light wrinkling and tiny chip at top. VG 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
THE WARS OF THE ANCIENT GREEKS AND THEIR INVENTION OF WESTERN MILITARY CULTURE., Hanson, Victor Davis.  General editor, John Keegan.
8 Hanson, Victor Davis. General editor, John Keegan. THE WARS OF THE ANCIENT GREEKS AND THEIR INVENTION OF WESTERN MILITARY CULTURE.
Cassell, London, 1999, first edition. 
224 pp, small 4to (10 5/8" H), hard cover in dust jacket. ISBN 155278102X Profusely illustration in colour and b&w with photograph, reproductions, maps/battle plans. "This brilliant account, full of unique insights into the warfare of Ancient Gre ece, covers a millenium of war: from the development of the Greek city-state, to the Persian Wars; from the Peloponnesian War of the late fifth century BC, to the military revolution of the fourth century BC and the end of the citizen militia u n d e r Philip, to the rise of Alexander the Great and the Hellenization of the western world. Throughout, (the author) places the reader in the thick of the battle - transforming the distant figures of survey and atlas to real people who killed a nd d ie d. With wonderfully descriptive illustrations of battle scenes and explanatory maps, this study brings a much needed reality to military scholarship. (He) brings vividly to life the reality of hoplite fighting and the gruelling challe nge of a cul tur e in which battle was an expected and regular part of life. A man's contribution on the battlefield was tremendously important: for his own epitaph Aeschylus wrote of having fought at Marathon, but made no mention at all of havi ng w ritt en the monu me ntal triology, th 'Oresteia'. The list of notable Greeks at war contains name after famous name - philosophers, playwrights, poets, historians - all of whom, at one time or other, had killed in hand-to-hand fighting. Sopho cles, Socr ate s, D emost hen es - each fought in battle armed only with spear and shield. War formed the backdrop of centuries of Greek civilization. The unique practice of Ancient Greek warfare explains how the rise of western civilization and many o f its inst ituti ons we re o riginally an integral part of the conduct of war." Dust jacket has very light edge wrinkling. Near Fine/Very Good+ 
Price: 30.00 USD
 
 
AGRICOLA AND THE CONQUEST OF THE NORTH., Hanson, W.S.
9 Hanson, W.S. AGRICOLA AND THE CONQUEST OF THE NORTH.
B.T. Batsford, London, 1987, first edition. 
210 pp, large 8vo (9 7/16" H), hard cover in dust jacket. ISBN 0713406070 B&w maps, plans, photographs. "Under the governorship of Agricola (AD 77-84) the Romans extended their conquest of Britain to North Wales, northern Britain and, with the vi ctory at Mons Graupius, to northern Scotland. In this thorough - yet eminently readable - reassessment of the literary, epigraphic and archaeological evidence, William Hanson shows just how this rapid progress was achieved and at the same t i m e c o n s iders how far the governor himself was responsible for the Roman successes. The major theme running through his study is that the exceptionally full literary evidence, in the form of Tacitus' biography of Agricola, should not be g i ve n un du e w ei gh t against the archaeological evidence - particularly as Tacitus was writing about his own father-in-law. Indeed, the book's conclusion is that, contrary to the impression deliberately created by Tacitus, Agricola himself was n ot a maj or fi gur e o f h is day and his achievements in Britain were in no way extraordinary. In particular it shows that the effects of the brief Roman presence in Scotland was negligible. Throughout, Dr. Hanson....uses the latest archaeolo gic al ev iden ce to full adv anta ge in constructing this period of British history under the Romans. In particular, he is able to draw on his experience excavating the important Agricolan site at Red House, Corbridge and the recently discovered Agri col an fort at Elg inhau gh, j ust o uts ide Edinburgh." Previous owner's small stamp on front pastedown, very light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine. Dust jacket is price clipped, has light rubbing, light edge wrinkling - mainly at top of sp ine, soft cr ease alo ng t op edg e of r ear pa nel. Very Good+/Very Good 
Price: 39.95 USD
 
 
10 McConnell, Gail A. (Inscribed by the author.) Pictorial research by Stan D. Hanson. Chapter V by A. Stirling King. SASKATOON: HUB CITY OF THE WEST. AN ILLUSTRATED HISTORY.
(Windsor Publications, n.p., 1983), Ist edition. 
127 pp, 4to, hard cover in dust jacket. INSCRIBED AND DATED BY THE AUTHOR TO THE EDITIOR ON HALF-TITLE PAGE. B&w and color photos, maps, reproductions. "(T)ells the remarkable Saskatoon story with insight and skill, beginning with the captivating saga of the Temperance Colonists and the land they settled. Their vision of Saskatoon as a transportation centre foreshadowed the determination of later citizens to bring the railroads to their city, enabling Saskatoon to proclaim itself the 'Hub City' by the turn of the century. The decades of the new century brought struggle and achievement - the agricultural co-ops of the twenties; the Depression of the 'dirty thirties'; the mineral boom of the sixties; and Saskatoon's emergence, in the eighties, as a research centre for science and technology. A special chapter, 'Partners in Progress', profiles the contributions of Saskatoon's business community, whose support helped make this volume possible." Tiny bumps to corners, light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine, light soiling on bottom edge of boards. Dust jacket has light edge wear/wrinkling - mainly at top/bottom of spine and flap-folds, two small closed tears archivally taped - one with crease. VG/VG 
Price: 25.00 USD
 
 
11 Nolan, Brian. KING'S WAR: MACKENZIE KING AND THE POLITICS OF WAR, 1939-1945.
Toronto Random House 1988 0394220366 / 9780394220369 Hard Cover Very Good+ Near Fine 
188 pp, large 8vo (9 1/4" H). B&w photographs. "(A)n extraordinary chronicle of raw politics and ruthless courage; of one man's 'divine mission' to save Canada from dismembering itself over controversial wartime issues such as conscription, Japanese internment, the infamous 'Zombie' army, and the tragic battles of Hong Kong and Dieppe, where thousands of Canadian soldiers lost their lives. (B)rilliantly details King's close friendship and political bond with Roosevelt; his key role as negotiator for Churchill; and his bizarre meeting and mystical attachment with Hitler. (T)he shocking and provocative story of a leader and his country, perilously at odds at the most fearful time in world history." Thin remainder mark on bottom of text block. Dust jacket is clean and bright. 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
LIFE, DEATH, AND ENTERTAINMENT IN THE ROMAN EMPIRE., Potter, D.S. and Mattingly, D.J.  (Ann E. Hanson, Maud W. Gleason, Bruce W. Frier, Greg S. Aldrete, Hazel Dodge.)
12 Potter, D.S. and Mattingly, D.J. (Ann E. Hanson, Maud W. Gleason, Bruce W. Frier, Greg S. Aldrete, Hazel Dodge.) LIFE, DEATH, AND ENTERTAINMENT IN THE ROMAN EMPIRE.
Ann Arbor University of Michigan Press 1999 0965088167 Hard Cover Fine Fine 
353 pp, large 8vo (9 1/4" H). B&w photographs, plans. "Family structure, gender identity, food supply, religion, and entertainment are all crucial to an understanding of the Roman world. As views of Roman history have broadened in recent decades to encompass a wider range of topics, the need has grown for a single volume that can offer a starting point for all these diverse subjects, for readers of all backgrounds. This collection fills such a need by uniting a series of general introductions on each of these topics for the nonspecialist. Each essay brings readers into contact with broadly ranging evidence, as well as a wide variety of approaches that are needed to study basic questions about the Roman world. Essays explore the Roman family, gender definition, demography, Roman food supply, Roman religion, and the wide variety of public entertainment throughout the empire. The volume brings together an unparalleled range of methodologies and topics. It will enable the modern reader to understand the Roman world in all its complexity." 
Price: 25.00 USD
 
 
AFTER THE BATTLE.  NUMBER 123: THE SIEGE OF LENINGRAD., Ramsey, Winston G., editor-in-chief.  Karel Margry, editor.
13 Ramsey, Winston G., editor-in-chief. Karel Margry, editor. AFTER THE BATTLE. NUMBER 123: THE SIEGE OF LENINGRAD.
London Battle of Britain International 2004 0306154X Stapled in Wraps Very Good 
55 pp, 11 5/8" H (magazine format). Profusely illustrated with b&w and colour photographs, maps, plans. Contents: The Siege of Leningrad; Preservation: How Churchill and Wren came to Missouri; United Kingdom: The Admiralty Citadel; It Happened Here: The Death of General Andrews. Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - ghost sticker removal mark on front cover, small soft bump at top corner of front cover - migrates into adjacent pages. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 


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