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THE BOARDWALK ALBUM:  MEMORIES OF THE BEACH., Boyer, Barbaranne.
1 Boyer, Barbaranne. THE BOARDWALK ALBUM: MEMORIES OF THE BEACH.
Erin, Ontario Boston Mills 1985 0919783112 / 9780919783119 First Edition Soft Cover Very Good+ 
72 pp, 8" H x 8 5/8" D. Septiatone photographs. Late 19th/early 20th century views and descriptions of the Beach area of Toronto. Chapter headings: The Boardwalk Album, 1878-1925; The Beach - A World Apart; Amusement Parks Remembered; Victoria Park, 1878-1912; Kew (Pleasure) Gardens, 1879-1907; Balmy Beach Park; Munro Park Amusement Park, 1898-1901; Scarboro Beach Amusement Park, 1907-1925; Fallingbrook Pavilion and St. John's Industrial School; The Old Woodbine, 1874-1956; The Firehall; Another Era. Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - minor edge wear. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
THE BEACH IN PICTURES 1793-1932., Campbell, Mary and Myrvold, Barbara.
2 Campbell, Mary and Myrvold, Barbara. THE BEACH IN PICTURES 1793-1932.
Toronto Toronto Public Library 1988 0920601081 / 9780920601082 Soft Cover Good+ 
44 pp, oblong (8 1/2" H x 11" D), stapled in wraps. Profusely illustrated with b&w photographs, maps, reproductions. Contents: Preface; Introduction; Early History; Development of the Kingston Road; Early Settlers; Summer Resort; Transition; Permanent Community; After Annexation; Waterfront Development; Small's Estate; Woodbine Beach; Woodbine Park; Kew Beach School; Fire Protection; Kew Gardens; Scarboro' Beach Amusement Park; Glen Stewart; Balmy Beach Park; Munro Park; Victoria Park; Beaches Library; Appendix A: Beach Area Subdivision Plans; Appendix B: Origin of Beach Street Names; Notes; Bibliography. Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - light edge wear, very small crease at bottom corner of front cover, small area of color loss (scuff) and one soft wrinkle on front cover, two tiny corner creases and one larger corner crease on rear cover. 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
THE BEACH: AN ILLUSTRATED HISTORY FROM THE LAKE TO KINGSTON ROAD., Cochrane, Glenn and Chochrane, Jean.
3 Cochrane, Glenn and Chochrane, Jean. THE BEACH: AN ILLUSTRATED HISTORY FROM THE LAKE TO KINGSTON ROAD.
ECW Press, Toronto, 2009. 
122 pp, oblong soft cover with self-flaps (8" H x 10" D). ISBN 9781550228717 Profusely illustrated in b&w and colour with photographs, reproductions. "A conversational historical tour of a unique Toronto neighbourhood and an introduction to the i ndividuals who have helped define it over the past two centuries, from nineteenth-century tent dwellers to today's proud and established community. With over 120 archival photographs, readers can share in the Cochrane's delightful discoveries . " I n side - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - minor rubbing, light waviness to fore-edge of text block. Very Good 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
THE MAKING OF THE ENGLISH GARDENS.  (SUNDAY TIMES), Girling, Richard, ed.  Gardening consultant: Graham Rose.  (Stefan Buczacki, Edward Collins, Gareth Huw Davies, Geoff Hamilton, Arthur Hellyer, Penelope Hobhouse, Brian Jackman, Hugh Johnson, Mary Keen, Hazel Le Rougetel, Charles Lyte, et al.)
4 Girling, Richard, ed. Gardening consultant: Graham Rose. (Stefan Buczacki, Edward Collins, Gareth Huw Davies, Geoff Hamilton, Arthur Hellyer, Penelope Hobhouse, Brian Jackman, Hugh Johnson, Mary Keen, Hazel Le Rougetel, Charles Lyte, et al.) THE MAKING OF THE ENGLISH GARDENS. (SUNDAY TIMES)
London Macmillan 1988 0333482301 / 9780333482308 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 
224 pp, 4to (11 1/4" H). Profusely and beautifully illustrated in color with photographs and reproductions. Contents: Editor's Introduction; Taming the Wilderness; Magic, Medicine and Broth; Branches Throughout the World; The Quest for Colour; The Greenhouse Effect; A Natural Romance; One Hundred Historic Gardens to Visit. Small bump to corners of boards, a few tiny dints to bottom edge of front board, very light wrinkling to top/bottom of spine, minor rubbing. Dust jacket has very light edge wear/light edge wrinkling - mainly at top/bottom of spine and flap-folds. 
Price: 27.50 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.
5 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
 
 
THE HANDPRINTED BOOKS OF LEONARD AND VIRGINIA WOOLF AT THE HOGARTH PRESS, 1917-1932., Rhein, Donna E.
6 Rhein, Donna E. THE HANDPRINTED BOOKS OF LEONARD AND VIRGINIA WOOLF AT THE HOGARTH PRESS, 1917-1932.
Ann Arbor, Michigan UMI Research Press 1985 0835716945 / 9780835716949 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ 
166 pp, 9 1/4" H. B&w reproductions. "The purpose of this study is to give an annotated bibliography of the books and discuss the authors whose words were handprinted by the Woolfs. It has proved easiest to investigate the books and understand how their authors came to be connected with the Press by considering them in groups based on their relationship with the Woolfs. Of course the Woolfs printed their own works and that of their friends. They also printed work by people they admired and wanted to encourage in their endeavor to reach the public eye. Since most of these people developed careers of some note, it is possible to give an indication of their relationships to the Woolfs and what these particular books meant to them at the time of publication." From the Introduction. Contents: List of Illustrations; Preface; Introduction; The Press in the Lives of the Woolfs; Books by the Woolfs; Books by Friends; Books by Acquaintances; Books by Worthy Unknown; The Woolfs and the Book Arts Tradition; Illustrations of the Books in Order of Publication; Appendix A: List of Handprinted Books in Order of Publication; Appendix B: List of Handprinted Books in Order by Author; Notes; Bibliography; Index. Very small bump at bottom corner of front board. 
Price: 50.00 USD
 
 
RECORDS OF MERCHANT SHIPPING AND SEAMEN.  PUBLIC RECORD OFFICE READERS' GUIDE NO. 20., Smith, Kelvin; Watts, Christopher T.; Watts, Michael J.
7 Smith, Kelvin; Watts, Christopher T.; Watts, Michael J. RECORDS OF MERCHANT SHIPPING AND SEAMEN. PUBLIC RECORD OFFICE READERS' GUIDE NO. 20.
PRO Publications, (Kew, Richmond, 1998). 
131 pp, large 8vo (9 5/8" H), soft cover. ISBN 1873162499 B&w photographs, reproductions. "....describes the wide variety of records, preserved in the Public Record Office, available for the study of the Merchant Navy. These are a unique source for studying the history of the British merchant shipping industry and for compiling biographies of many who served in it. Whether you are interested in the history of a merchant ship or the career of a merchant seaman, the PRO should have material which will help you. Although the records can be categorized broadly into two main groups, namely shipping and seamen, neither is totally independent of the other. This 'Guide' will lead you easily and quickly to the documents that you wi l l n e e d to pursue your particular research interest. Merchant ships and seamen have always played a vital role in British economic life, not least in wartime. From the 17th to the 20th century the records covered by this 'Guide' chart the d ev el o pm en t of the Merchant Navy - sail and steam, fishing boat and liner, ordinary seaman and master, death, disaster and heroism - providing a rich panoply of information on all aspects of seafaring life on which to base your own studies." I nte rio r - c lea n and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - very light rubbing. Near Fine 
Price: 35.00 USD
 
 
ARMY SERVICE RECORDS OF THE FIRST WORLD WAR.  PURLIC RECORD OFFICE READERS' GUIDE NO 19.  3RD EXPANDED EDITION., Spencer, William.
8 Spencer, William. ARMY SERVICE RECORDS OF THE FIRST WORLD WAR. PURLIC RECORD OFFICE READERS' GUIDE NO 19. 3RD EXPANDED EDITION.
PRO Publications, (Kew, Surrey, 2001), 3rd expanded edition. 
112 pp, large 8vo (9 5/8" H), soft cover. ISBN 1903365236 "This third expanded edition of the bestselling 'Army Service Records of the First World War' brings you the most up-to-date information on the records relating to service in the British an d Indian Armies between 1914 and 1918. It covers officers, other ranks, and nurses, explaining in detail what you can find from their records. It also explores documents held at the PRO and elsewhere on battles, medals, casualties, prison e r s o f w a r, and the Dominion forces. Through case studies, examples and illustrations, William Spencer brings to life the remarkable records of the Great War and the people they concern - and provides an invaluable aid to your research." In te ri or - cl e an a nd tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - spine flat and uncreased. This is a new, unread book. Fine 
Price: 22.00 USD
 
 
ARMY SERVICE RECORDS OF THE FIRST WORLD WAR.  PURLIC RECORD OFFICE READERS' GUIDE NO 19.  THIRD EXPANDED EDITION., Spencer, William.
9 Spencer, William. ARMY SERVICE RECORDS OF THE FIRST WORLD WAR. PURLIC RECORD OFFICE READERS' GUIDE NO 19. THIRD EXPANDED EDITION.
PRO Publications, (Kew, Surrey, 2001), 3rd expanded edition. 
112 pp, large 8vo (9 5/8" H), soft cover. ISBN 1903365236 "This third expanded edition of the bestselling 'Army Service Records of the First World War' brings you the most up-to-date information on the records relating to service in the British an d Indian Armies between 1914 and 1918. It covers officers, other ranks, and nurses, explaining in detail what you can find from their records. It also explores documents held at the PRO and elsewhere on battles, medals, casualties, prison e r s o f w a r, and the Dominion forces. Through case studies, examples and illustrations, William Spencer brings to life the remarkable records of the Great War and the people they concern - and provides an invaluable aid to your research." In te ri or - cl e an a nd tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - spine flat and uncreased. This is a new, unread book. Fine 
Price: 22.00 USD
 
 
10 Swift, Michael. HISTORICAL MAPS OF EUROPE.
London PRC 2000 1856485757 / 9781856485753 First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine 
144 pp, oblong large 8vo (9 7/8" H x 11 1/4" D). B&w and colour maps. "The maps in this book are reprinted from the collection held at the Public Records office in Kew, London. These superbly crafted charts, which have been accumulated from sources all over Europe over many years, are remarkable documents that until now have been accessible only to researchers. Dating from the earliest days of professional mapmaking they chart over three centuries of European history through cartography. From the earliest representations of the mapmakers art in the 16th century, when the skills required to produce detailed scale maps first developed, to the elegant charts of the 19th century, they show the rise and fall of empires and the development of powerful nations. With an introduction that chronicles European history and detailed captions that explain the historical context of each of the maps, this is a fascinating work that is as insightful as it is attractive." Dust jacket has minor edge wrinkling. 
Price: 25.00 USD
 


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