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1 SWINGING THE LEAD AND SPIKING HIS GUNS.
Castle, (Edison, New Jersey, 2002), Ist American edition. 
190 pp, 8vo, hard cover in dust jacket. ISBN 0785816127 Reproductions of vintage b&w illustrations. "Drawing on the language of the fighting man throughout the ages, this A-Z collection of popular idioms and turns of phrase delves into the origin and evolution of expressions now used in common language which came into being on the battlefield, the gun-deck, and more recently, in the air....So to find out what it means to 'swear like a trooper', when something's 'gone for a Burton ' , b r o w se through this fascinating collection and discover the history of hundreds of similar words and phrases." Minor wrinkle at bottom of spine. Near Fine/Fine 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
BRITANNIA:  A JOURNAL OF ROMANO-BRITISH AND KINDRED STUDIES.  VOLUME XIX - 1988.  (VOLUME 19 - 1988.), Brodribb, Gerald; Cleere, Henry; Darling, Margaret J.; Jones, Michael J.; Dix, Brian; Taylor, Steven; Donaldson, G.H.; Farley, Michael; Henig, Martin; Taylor, John W.; Harbottle, Barbara; Fraser, R.; Burton, F.C.; Jackson, D.A.; Tylecote, R.F.; et a
2 Brodribb, Gerald; Cleere, Henry; Darling, Margaret J.; Jones, Michael J.; Dix, Brian; Taylor, Steven; Donaldson, G.H.; Farley, Michael; Henig, Martin; Taylor, John W.; Harbottle, Barbara; Fraser, R.; Burton, F.C.; Jackson, D.A.; Tylecote, R.F.; et a BRITANNIA: A JOURNAL OF ROMANO-BRITISH AND KINDRED STUDIES. VOLUME XIX - 1988. (VOLUME 19 - 1988.)
The Society for the Promotion of Roman Studies, London, 1988. 
549 pp + 32 b&w plates at rear, large 8vo (9 5/8" H), soft cover. B&w maps, plans, drawings, diagrams, graphs, tables (some fold-out) + photographic plates. Contents: Editorial; Notes for Contibutors; The 'Classis Britannica' Bath-house at Beaupo rt Park, East Sussex; Early Settlement at Lincoln; Excavations at Bannaventa (Whilton Lodge, Northants.), 1970-1; Signalling Communications and the Roman Imperial Army; A Hoard of Late Roman Bronze Bowls and Mounts from the Misbourne Valley , n e a r A m ersham, Bucks.; The Westgate Road Milecastle, Newcastle upon Tyne; Two New Romano-British Iron-working Sites in Northamptonshire - A New Type of Furnace?; The Gallic Chronicle Restored: A Chronology for the Anglo-Saxon Invasions and th e E nd o f R om an Britain; Study of Metallography of some Roman Swords; Excavation of an Iron Age and Roman Enclosure at Werrington, Cambridgeshire; Discharge Certificates of the Roman Army; 'Prata Legionis' in Britain; A Mosaic from Boughspr ing R oma n V ill a, T ide nha m, Gloucester; Notes: Imperial Sceptre Heads in Roman Britain - The Date of the 'Celtic' Field Systems on the Berkshire Downs - A Bronze Object from Lamyatt Beacon - Amphora Stamps from Fishbourne - Two Busts from Li ttle cot e - The Rich bor oug h Fo nt: Some Additional Structural Detail - Probable Roman Road from Barnsley Park, Glos. to Cirencester; Roman Britain in 1987: Sites Explored - Inscriptions; Reviews; Society for the Promotion of Roman Studies; Inde xes. Int erio r - previ ous owne r's s mall stamp on inside of front cover, otherwise clean and tight with no other ownership marks. Exterior - book is cocked with concave spine, light edge wear, faint creases on spine. Very Good- 
Price: 45.00 USD
 
 
THE CANAL BUILDERS., Burton, Anthony.
3 Burton, Anthony. THE CANAL BUILDERS.
London Eyre Methuen 1972 413284107 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Good+ 
230 pp, 8 3/4" H. B&w photographs, reproductions, maps. "(T)he story of the men who, in little more than half a century from 1760, created a network of canals that revolutionised transport and represent-ed the greatest achievement in civil engineering in Britain since the Romans. In those few years between the opening of the Bridgewater Canal in 1761 and the coming of the railways early in the nine-teenth century, tens of thousands of men were involved in canal construction. They came from all classes of society - from aristocratic promoters like the Duke of Bridgewater to Irish peasants who came to dig. This book is the first to deal exclusively with the canal builders and to try to place them in the context of the social, economic, and political world of the eighteenth century, and draws skilfuly on contemporary documents, newspapers, pamphlets, and letters." Burton follows the story through the promoters (like Josiah Wedgwood) and the financiers, to the engineers (including Brindley, Telford, Rennie, Jessop & Smeaton) and the 'navvies' who actually did the digging, "from Cornwall to the Highlands of Scotland". Light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine, very light edge wear, a few very light rub lines on front board. Dust jacket is price-clipped, has very light edge wear/wrinkling, fading to spine color (title is still dark and legible), two small edge tears archivally taped, minor browning to inside top/bottom edges. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
THE RAJ AT TABLE: A CULINARY HISTORY OF THE BRITISH IN INDIA., Burton, David.
4 Burton, David. THE RAJ AT TABLE: A CULINARY HISTORY OF THE BRITISH IN INDIA.
London Faber and Faber 1993 057114389X / 9780571143894 First Edition Hard Cover Good+ Very Good - 
240 pp, large 8vo (9 1/2" H). "When the British were in India they developed a curious cuisine all of their own. As they made their mark on their host culture, the formidable memsahib - or English housewife - made sure that much traditional cuisine was rejected in favour of an impossible combination of European customs, and the results were frequenlty chaotic. Anglo-Indian cooking was at its best when it achieved a kind of cultural balance; mulligatawny, kedgeree and Worcestershire sauce are all products of the Raj. Drawing on first-hand accounts, David Burton includes over sixty authentic recipes, adapts the best of them for the modern cook, and builds up a fascianting, often hilarious picture of the British - at best, endearingly naive, at worst, ignorant and xenophobic - seen through the kitchen door." Light browning to pages and edges of text block, slight bump at fore-edge of text block - up to approx. page 80, light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine, front board is slightly bent with a soft crease down the middle, one tiny corner crease. Dust jacket has light wear/wrinkling and a few tiny tears/chips at top/bottom of spine and flap-folds, several tiny dints on front hinge. 
Price: 25.00 USD
 
 
5 Burton, G. Allan. A STORE OF MEMORIES.
Toronto McClelland & Stewart 1986 0771017928 / 9780771017926 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good 
330 pp, 9 1/4" H. B&w photographs. "With warmth, wry wit, and surprising candour, G. Allan Burton relates the big and small incidents in his life, sometimes with nostalgia, sometimes with bite. His story starts in Toronto's exclusive Rosedale district, where, as a child, he discovered the twin passions of horse-riding and watercolour painting, passions that became the dual themes of his life. The first took him into the Governor General's Horse Guards, into the Allied Forces' dangerous campaign in Italy during World War II, and into a life-long love of fox hunting. The second took him into architecture and interior design and then into Simpsons where he worked his way from stockboy to chairman of the company. Throughout his business career, he kept a journal in which he recorded the critical events of Simpsons growth - the formation of Simpsons-Sears, the opening of new stores, and the innovative development of shopping malls in Ontario and Quebec, the frustrations of economic recession, and finally the explosion of the 'store wars' in 1979 where the Hudson's Bay Company and Sears, Roebuck of Chicago battled for control of this major Canadian company." Very light wrinkling at top of spine. Dust jacket has one tiny tear with crease - archivally taped, a few areas of light edge wrinkling, minor edge wear, very light rubbing. 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
THE NIGHTMARE BEFORE CHRISTMAS., Burton, Tim.
6 Burton, Tim. THE NIGHTMARE BEFORE CHRISTMAS.
Hyperion Books for Children, New York, 1993, first edition (stated and with complete number line). 
Unpaginated, oblong (9 1/4" H x 11 1/4" D) hard cover in dust jacket. ISBN 1562824112 Illustrated in Tim Burton's characteristicly eerie style. "In all the world, there's no place like Halloweenland and Jack Skellington is Halloween's most important figure. It's Jack who devises Halloween's most macabre tricks and frights, and he's done it year after year with delight. But this year, something isn't quite right: Jack has grown bored with the usual Halloween pranks, and the joy of seeing shock and horror on people's faces has faded. One night, while out for a walk in the woods, Jack stumbles upon something he's never seen before: a strange door carved into a tree. Stepping through the door, Jack stumbles into a world unlike any he's ever known. He finds himself in a bright, cheerful, colorful place called Christmas Town. Immediately captivated by all the Christmas sights - shining tinsel, sparkling lights, gaily wrapped presents, and sweet confections - Jack knows that he must somehow find a way to become part of it all. And Santa Claus himself provides the key as Jack decides to bring Christmas to Halloween - with Jack starring in Santa's role!" Minor rubbing on rear board. Dust jacket has some areas of very light edge wrinkling, very light rubbing on rear panel, tiny dent on rear hinge. Very Good+/Very Good 
Price: 25.00 USD
 
 
7 Cunnings, T.A.J. Foreword by Arnold Naimark. THE SAGA OF DOCTOR THOR: PAUL H.T. THORLAKSON CC MD. A BIOGRAPHY.
Winnipeg University of Manitoba 1986 0919932258 / 9780919932258 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 
635 pp, 9 1/4" H. B&w photographs. " 'There is perhaps no figure in the history of medicine in Manitoba whose influence has been greater than that exerted by Dr. Paul H.T. Thorlakson - 'Doctor Thor' as he is affectionately known. There are of course many whose contributions in particular spheres were unsurpassed, but none whose vision was broader; none whose grasp of the import of social developments for medical practice was firmer; none whose ability to transform grand designs into reality was greater. The story of the life and career of Dr. Thor reveals much of the drive, tenacity and dynamism that animated this remarkable man; but for each of us whose life has been touched in some special way by him (this book) will bring to mind many personal recollections of the force of this personality'." From the Foreword. Small light liquid stain on bottom of text block, tiny stain on top of text block, minor wrinkling at top of spine, one tiny corner bump, two tiny scuffs on rear board, minor edge wear, slight bump at top corner of each board. Dust jacket has light edge wrinkling - mainly at top/bottom of spine and flap-folds, one tiny edge tear archivally taped. 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
MOUNTED POLICE LIFE IN CANADA;  A RECORD OF THIRTY-ONE YEARS' SERVICE., Deane, R. Burton, Captain.
8 Deane, R. Burton, Captain. MOUNTED POLICE LIFE IN CANADA; A RECORD OF THIRTY-ONE YEARS' SERVICE.
Toronto Coles 1973 Facsimile Edition. Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good- 
312 pp, 8 5/8" H. Burgundy cloth with black title block, gilt lettering/banding on spine, gilt lettering/banding on front board - one of the Coles Canadian Collection. Fold-out map. A facsimile of the edition published by Cassell and Company, London, 1916. "When Inspector Burton Deane left for Regina in 1883 to join the staff of the headquarters of the Royal North-West Mounted Police, he was told in Ottawa that he would find the Mounties an 'armed mob'. He was not disappointed. The ten-year-old force did not have one standing order or regulation, and it was his responsibility to compose regulations for the force, and to establish Mounted Police law. As adjutant to the commissioner and supervisor of the Regina post, he was responsible for establishing all administrative procedure, and he was always at the nerve-centre of every major development on the Prairies in those years. He administered the white man's dealings with the Indians, and in 1885 the captured Riel was put in his custody. His intimate contact with his prisoner makes fascinating reading. But shortly afterward, conflict with the controversial and difficult new commissioner, Lawrence Herchmer, led to his transfer to Lethbridge, where he was Supervisor for 'fourteen happy years'. His ardent persecution of cattle and horse thieves and smugglers led him to arrest a good friend of a Dominion Cabinet minister, winning him a transfer to the remote and tiny outpost of Maple Creek. There he patrolled a large section of the Canadian Pacific Railway, until friendlier forces in government assigned him to command of the post at Calgary." Faint line indentation across spine. Dust jacket has very light edge wear/wrinkling at top/bottom of spine and flap-folds, knife cut across spine - archivally taped on inside, very small tear at bottom of rear flap-fold - archivally taped. 
Price: 17.50 USD
 
 
LITTLE GIDDING., Eliot, T.S.
9 Eliot, T.S. LITTLE GIDDING.
London Faber and Faber 1942 First Edition Sewn in wraps. Good- 
16 pp, 8 7/8" H. Black lettering on front cover. The final installment in Eliot's "Four Quartets" series of poems. Laid in is a letter dated March 17, 1943 to Montreal educator, Mrs. M.G. Ballantyne (Francis) from bookseller Harry Burton of Burton's, referring to Robert Speaight's review of "Little Gidding". Interior - light liquid stain through some of the top half of page leaf 7/8 and some in page gutter, very light browning in page gutters. Exterior - light edge/corner wrinkling, large corner crease on front cover, colour fading on spine and top edge of covers - very light fading at other edges. 
Price: 25.00 USD
 
 
WHO'S WHO IN CHILDREN'S BOOKS: A TREASURY OF THE FAMILIAR CHARACTERS OF CHILDHOOD., Fisher, Margery.
10 Fisher, Margery. WHO'S WHO IN CHILDREN'S BOOKS: A TREASURY OF THE FAMILIAR CHARACTERS OF CHILDHOOD.
New York Holt, Rinehart and Winston 1975 0030150914 / 9780030150913 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Various. 
399 pp, 10" H. Pictorial endpapers, profusely illustrated throughout with b&w drawings and colour plates. "Who does not have vivid memories of characters from the books of childhood? Alice in Wonderland, Brer Rabbit, Dr Dolittle, Paddington Bear, the Railway Children, Winnie the Pooh, Tom Sawyer - the list is endless. Many names are so familiar - favourites from generation to generation - that they need no repeating; others are half forgotten; some may be almost unknown. This book is for everyone who wishes to recapture those memories and to find fresh inspiration for reading. It is a personal collection of characters from the world of children's fiction, by an author widely known and respected for her extensive knowledge on the subject. Entries include not only human characters but humanized or personalized animals, toys and vehicles, fairy and folk tale characters. The distinctive qualities of each are evoked in the writing - their appearance, mannerisms, speech, details of background, their role within the story - so that the reader recaptures or is introduced to the essential personality of the character concerned. From Margery Fisher's pertinent critical comments one is given an indication of the quality and status of the book in question. Approximately 400 illustrations accompany the text, showing not only the well-known representations of the characters, but title pages, authors' photographs, and scenes from film treatments. This is an invaluable treasury in which to look up characters from children's books, trace where they appeared, find their authors and first publication dates. It will inspire enthusiasm to read books not previously known and can be read by anyone for pure enjoyment." Minor edge wear, minor wrinkling at top of spine, previous owner's name and date on half-title page. Dust jacket has light edge wrinkling, tiny dent on spine. 
Price: 25.00 USD
 
 
LONDON MIDLAND FIREMAN., Higson, M.F.
11 Higson, M.F. LONDON MIDLAND FIREMAN.
Ian Allan, London, 1972, first edition. 
144 pp, large 8vo (9 1/4" H), hard cover in dust jacket. B&w photographs, drawings, tables. "Despite considerable parental disapproval (M.F. Higson) achieved his ambition to become a Fireman. This book gives a detailed account of his experiences stationed at Lancaster, Burton-on-Trent and Crewe, from shed labouring to firing a great variety of engine types, from M.R. 0-4-OTs to 'Duchess' Pacifics. By his own admission the life was at times sheer 'graft' - pay abysmal with working condition s frequently deplorable. The book attempts in part to convey the magnetism, that was powerful enough to outweigh all the drawbacks, while emphasising the hard reality of the work." Very small light stain at fore-edge of free rear endpaper , p r e v i o u s owner's name on front pastedown, very light browning to edges of textblock, light stain on fore-edge of textblock, light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine, minor edge wear. Dust jacket has very light edge wear, one small tear, a f ew ve ry t in y ch ip s, wrinkling at top/bottom of spine - very light edge wrinkling elsewhere, light rubbing, tiny dint on front hinge. Very Good-/Very Good- 
Price: 17.50 USD
 
 
12 Kennedy, Fred. THE CALGARY STAMPEDE STORY.
Calgary, Alberta T. Edwards Thonger 1952 First Edition Soft Cover Good 
236 pp, 12" H. Profusely illustrated with b&w photographs. Alternate pages are advertising for local and/or related businesses/services/etc. Contents: The Greatest Outdoor Show On Earth; The Stampede Is Born; "Let 'Er Buck"; The Victory Stampede 1919; Prince of Wales Cowboy; Midnight, Hell On Hooves; Clem Gardner, Cowman; Four Of A Kind; 1924 To 1934. Prosperity and Depression; 1935-1952. The Lush Years; The Livestock Show; Royal Winter Stampede 1951; The Corral The Stampede Built; L'Envoi; The Record Tells The Story; Do You "Savvy The Burro"?; Banff Indian Days; Square Dance Glamour; Calgary, Canada's Oil Capital. Interior - covers have pulled away from their glue-down area exposing staples and glue residue, area of excess glue residue and surface paper loss on last page and inside of rear cover, very soft crease at top corner of approx. page 165 to end of book. Exterior - minor browning to top of text block, spine and front cover; two tiny ink marks and one small corner crease on front cover; very light edge wear; small area of soiling on bottom of text block. 
Price: 35.00 USD
 
 
ROBERT SMYTHSON & THE ELIZABETHAN COUNTRY HOUSE., Mark Girouard.
13 Mark Girouard. ROBERT SMYTHSON & THE ELIZABETHAN COUNTRY HOUSE.
New Haven Yale University Press 1983 0300031343 / 9780300031348 Updated edition. Hard Cover Very Good Very Good- 
328 pp, 10 3/8" H. Illustrated in colour and b&w with photographs, reproductions, architectural drawings. "(B)egins with the general history of Elizabethan and Jacobean architecture and the ideas behind it. Girouard then describes the buildings that can be connected with Robert Smythson and his architect son and grandson, discussing their design and decoration, as well as the personalities who commissioned them. The Smythson patrons come vividly to life; the irascible Sir John Thynne, the neurotic classicist and industrial tycoon Sir Francis Willoughby, the conscientious and harassed Earl of Shrewsbury, and, above all, three generations of the Cavendish family - the formidable Bess of Hardwick, Sir Charles Cavendish with his curious taste for sham castles, and the cavalier Duke of Newcastle with his passion for horses and the haute-ecole." Contents: Introduction; Longleat; Wardour & Wollaton; Worksop & Related Houses; Hardwick; Robert Smythson: The Later Houses; Bolsover Castle & the Revival of Chivalry; The Buildings of John Smythson; Robert Smythson: A Summing Up; Appendix I. The Letters from Smythson & Maynard to Thynne; Appendix II. The Building Chronology of Bolsover Castle; Appendix III. The Smythson Family Tree & the Later Smythsons; Notes to the Text; List of Illustrations; Index of Names and Place; Subject Index. Large gift inscription on verso of free front endpaper, previous owner's bookplate title page, very light edge wear, two small corner creases, light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine. Dust jacket has very light edge wear, moderate wrinkling at top/bottom of spine and flap-folds, crease at top edge of rear panel, light rubbing and faint writing/line indentations on panels. 
Price: 35.00 USD
 
 
14 Miller, Muriel BLISS CARMAN: QUEST & REVOLT.
St. John's, Newfoundland Jesperson Press 1985 0920502628 / 9780920502624 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good+ 
304 pp., 9 1/4" H. B&w photographs. "In this colourful and lively biography, we are urged to a new appreciation of the romantic and mythical vision of one of Canada's most important poets. In his lifetime, Bliss Carman enjoyed wide popularity in Canada, the United States and Europe, and the author shows a sensitive and knowledgeable understanding in her approach to the poet's life and work - his early years at home in New Brunswick, education in England and Scotland and his search for attention and recognition in the United States. Miller provides a lucid account of the world as it is seen through the poet's eyes and a rare look at the writing and publishing community as both struggled for survival in Carman's time." Very light browning to edges of text block, light wear at top/bottom of spine. Dust jacket has minor rubbing. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
15 Moore, Peter. DAMN HIS BLOOD: BEING A TRUE AND DETAILED HISTORY OF THE MOST BARBAROUS AND INHUMANE MURDER AT ODDINGLEY AND THE QUICK AND AWFUL RETRIBUTION.
London Chatto & Windus 2012 0701186445 / 9780701186449 First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine 
364 pp, 8 3/4" H. B&w illustrations. "The brutal murder of the Reverend George Parker in the secluded village of Oddingley on Midsummer's Day in 1806 gripped everyone from the Home Secretary in London to newspapermen across the country. It was a strange and stubborn case. The investigation lasted more than two decades, involving multiple inquests, judges and coroners, each more determined than the last to solve Oddingley's most gruesome crime - or crimes, as it turned out. (This) is a fascinating glimpse into English rural life at the beginning of the nineteenth century, so often epitomised by the civilised drawing rooms of Jane Austen or the rural idylls of Constable. England was exhausted and nervous, dogged by Pitt's war taxes, mounting inflation and the lingering threat of a French invasion. Violence was rife, particularly in rural communities where outsiders were regarded with deep suspicion. With a cast of characters straight out of Hardy, 'Damn His Blood' is a nail-biting true story of brutality, greed and ruthlessness which brings an elusive society vividly back to life." 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
THE REGENCY STYLE, 1800 TO 1830., Pilcher, Donald.
16 Pilcher, Donald. THE REGENCY STYLE, 1800 TO 1830.
London B.T. Batsford 1947 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 
120 pp, 9" H. B&w photographs, reproductions, drawings, colour frontispiece, wraparound dust jacket illustration. "J.B. Papworth, James Malton, J.C. Loudon, Humphrey Repton, Sidney Smirke, Sir John Soane - these are a few of the contemporary designers whom Donald Pilcher quotes in his fascinating enquiry which, on account of its emphasis on town-planning and on the marriage between town and country, has a special relevance to us today. There are chapters on, inter alia, The Man of Taste, on The Landscape Garden, on Taste and Technique, and on Town and Country. The subject is one which lends itself particularly well to illustration, both from the books of the time and from the magnificent villas, crescents, terraces and squares which remain to us as a legacy of the period." Two creases and a tiny edge tear (archivally taped) at top corner of rear free endpaper, very small bump at top fore-edge of boards, tiny stain on fore-edge of text block, minor edge wear to boards, some slight fading to colour on top of text block. Dust jacket has very light browning on spine and at top edge 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
THE PRICE PAID FOR CHARLEY., Pilgrim, Earl B.  Signed.  Edited by Burton K. Janes.
17 Pilgrim, Earl B. Signed. Edited by Burton K. Janes. THE PRICE PAID FOR CHARLEY.
Tromso Enterprises, White Bay, Newfoundland, 1990, 2nd edition. 
207 pp, 8vo (8 3/8" H), soft cover. B&w photographs, reproductions, maps. SIGNED BY AUTHOR ON BOTTOM OF FRONT FLY LEAF. "This book is written as a special report to the ruling authorities as a commendation of four people who worked personally for many years with Sir Wilfred T. Grenfell. From all indications, it is thought that, without their unprecedented dedication and voluntary contribution, the International Grenfell Association (AGA) might not have been able to contribute in such a n e f fective way to the area, especially in the medical, social and economic fields. The four people are: Mr. Thomas Boyd (b. 1894), Pastor Stanley Hancock, Sr. (b. 1899), Dr. Baxter T. Gillard (b. 1901) and Amelia Lucy Wilcox Gillard (b. 1909)." I nt er ior - some small light areas of old tape/label residue on title page, small bump at bottom corner and bottom edge of approx. first 20 and 40 pages respectively, small bump at corner of the last few pages, otherwise clean and tight with no o t he r o wne rship marks. Exterior - very light edge wear, a few small edge/corner bumps, light rubbing. Good+ 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
A CONCISE HISTORY OF CANADIAN PAINTING.  SECOND (EXPANDED) EDITION., Reid, Dennis.
18 Reid, Dennis. A CONCISE HISTORY OF CANADIAN PAINTING. SECOND (EXPANDED) EDITION.
Toronto Oxford University Press 1988 0195406648 / 9780195406641 Second (expanded) Edition. Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 
418 pp, 8 1/2" H. B&w and colour illustrations. "This Second Edition covers painting to 1980. A long final chapter treats a crucial fifteen years when there developed in Canada a tremendous interest in other art forms and an apparent falling off of interest in painting. In fact the cry was hear - throughout the western world - that painting was dead. It turned out, however, that this was far from true. Dennis Reid discusses the work of established artists who produced steadily in the period - including Jack Bush, Jack Chambers, Greg Curnoe, Gershon Iskowitz, John Meredith, Guido Molinari, Jack Shadbolt, and Claude Tousignant - as well as new arrivals on the scene who have since joined the ranks of leading Canadian artists. Among the more recent painters discussed are David Bolduc, John Boyle, David Craven, Paterson Ewen, Ivan Eyre, Yves Gaucher, John Hall, Ron Martin, Michael Morris, Norval Morrisseau, Christopher Pratt, Shirley Wiitasalo, and Tim Zuck. Enriched by this overview, and by many additions to the original text, (this) is the widest-ranging and most authoritiative handbook available. Lucid, interesting, and informative, it is still a pleasure to read from first to last." Very light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine, very small bump on bottom edge of both boards. Dust jacket has light edge wrinkling - mainly at top/bottom of spine and flap-folds. 
Price: 25.00 USD
 
 
RELENTLESS VERITY:  CANADIAN MILITARY PHOTOGRAPHERS SINCE 1885.  IRREDUCTIBLE VERITE:  LES PHOTOGRAPHES MILITAIRES CANADIENS DEPUIS 1885., Robertson, Peter.
19 Robertson, Peter. RELENTLESS VERITY: CANADIAN MILITARY PHOTOGRAPHERS SINCE 1885. IRREDUCTIBLE VERITE: LES PHOTOGRAPHES MILITAIRES CANADIENS DEPUIS 1885.
Public Archives of Canada Series/University of Toronto Press, (Toronto, 1973). 
233 pp, oblong large 8vo (9 3/4" H), soft cover. ISBN 0802062725 Profusely illustrated with b&w photographs. Bilingual text (English/French). "Photographers have followed Canada's armed forces into action ever since Captain James Peters took a c amera on his way to Manitoba to help put down the Riel Rebellion in 1885. Their achievements are impressive considering the often adverse conditions under which they operated...The many aspects of war, the conflict and suffering are shown in 1 5 8 d r amatic, full-page pictures...Peter Robertson has prepared an introduction on the history of Canadian military photography, and also biographies of the thirteen photographers whose pictures, spanning the years from 1885 to 1970, appear i n t hi s v ol um e." Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - very light rubbing, faint scuff line on front cover, tiny tear/crease at bottom edge of front cover - archivally taped. Very Good 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
20 Slater, Terry. A HISTORY OF WARWICKSHIRE. THE DARWEN COUNTY HISTORY SERIES.
London Phillimore 1981 0850334160 / 9780850334166 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good- Cartography - Jean Dowling. Marginal Drawings - Tim Grogan. 
128 pp, large 8vo (9 7/8" H). B&w and colour photographs, b&w drawings, reproductions, maps. Contents: Introducing the County; Prehistoric peoples and settlement; Roman Warwickshire; The Anglo-Saxon settlement; Warwickshire in Domesday Book; Medieval farming; The medieval church; Castles, moats and deer parks; Towns, markets and fairs; Medieval Coventry; Deserted settlements; Lords and the landscape; Enclosing the fields; Turnpikes, canals and railways; The East Warwickshire coalfield; Industrial development; The growing towns; The rise of Birmingham; Changing standards of living; Warwickshire 1901-1981; Select Bibliography; Index. Very light wrinkling at bottom of spine. Dust jacket has been price-clipped, has kight browning on spine and top section of panels, light edge wrinkling - mainly at top/bottom of spine and flap-folds, a few small edge tears - one with a crease, now protected in a mylar sleeve. 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
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