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ADVENTURE KAYAKING: TRIPS FROM THE RUSSIAN RIVER TO MONTEREY.  INCLUDES LAKE TAHOE, MONO LAKE, AND PYRAMID LAKE., Jeneid, Michael.  Foreword by Paul McHugh.
141 Jeneid, Michael. Foreword by Paul McHugh. ADVENTURE KAYAKING: TRIPS FROM THE RUSSIAN RIVER TO MONTEREY. INCLUDES LAKE TAHOE, MONO LAKE, AND PYRAMID LAKE.
Wilderness Press, Berkeley, CA, 1999, 2nd printing. 
193 pp, 8vo (9" H), soft cover. ISBN 0899972152 B&w photographs, maps, drawings. "Explore by kayak the lagoons, bays, rivers and lakes of Northern California, including the Russian River, San Francisco Bay, Monterey Bay, Lake Tahoe, and Donner La ke. Author Michael Jeneid has hand-picked the most scenic and enjoyable kayaking areas for both beginners and experts. With this fact-filled book you can find the hidden kayak spots and experience Northern California's incredible variety o f b i r d s and sea mammals, including hawks, eagles, seals, and otters. The 24 trips include daytrips, overnight trips, easy paddles, options for canoers, and real adventures for the advanced kayaker....includes: trip details including where t o pu t i n, p ad dl i ng directions, tides, and seasonal factors; beautifully described encounters with birdlife and animals; where to camp, find supplies, and rent equipment; accurate and reliable maps." Interior - clean and tight with no previo us ow ne rsh ip mar ks. E xt erior - very minor rubbing, slight curl to bottom corner of book. Very Good+ 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
PORT SYDNEY PAST., Johnson, George H.
142 Johnson, George H. PORT SYDNEY PAST.
Cheltenham, Ontario Boston Mills 1980 0919822274 / 9780919822276 First Edition Very Good+ 
64 pp, oblong (8" H x 10" D). B&w photographs, reproductions, maps. "Since 1960, (the author) has been collecting data on the history of Port Sydney (Ontario) and the surrounding area. With the help of many friends who share his interest, he now has a collection of over two hundred photographs dating from the period between 1870 and 1930. In retirement, he has had the time to search for additional material in the Ontario Archives and many other sources. This book tells the story of the Village which, for a few long-forgotten years, aspired to be the metropolis of northern Muskoka." Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - tiny bump at top of spine. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
THIRTEEN DESPERATE HOURS:  A LIBERTY SHIP'S CREW AND THEIR NAVY ARMED GUARD FIGHT FOR SURVIVAL WHILE GROUNDED ON A JAPANESE-HELD ISLAND., Johnson, Marill.  (Will and Marilyn Rayment.)
143 Johnson, Marill. (Will and Marilyn Rayment.) THIRTEEN DESPERATE HOURS: A LIBERTY SHIP'S CREW AND THEIR NAVY ARMED GUARD FIGHT FOR SURVIVAL WHILE GROUNDED ON A JAPANESE-HELD ISLAND.
Manhattan, Kansas Sunflower University Press, 2001 0897452585 / 9780897452588 Near Fine 
178 pp, 8vo (9" H). "In 36 moths of sea duty as Radio Operator on five Merchant Marine ships, co-author Will Rayment encountered air bombings, typhoons and a tsunami while transporting volatile petroleum, munitions, landing craft, and troops. His tours on the Tanker 'Santa Cruz', the Liberty ships 'Gilbert M. Hitchcock' and 'Albert A. Robinson', the Refrigeration ship 'Grommet Reefer', and the Victory ship 'Fenn Victory' - along with his fellow seamen - were part of the contribution to America's war effort by much-overlooked and unsung heroes. The men of the Merchant Marine, and the U.S. Navy Armed Guard that accompanied them, endured extreme danger and hardship in their efforts to protect America's freedoms. Some 733 Merchant ships were sunk in the attempts to deliver America's war supplies for Allied troops. (This book) is a historically based tale of an unheralded part of World War II that needs to be remembered." Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - minor edgewear. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
THE VALLEY OF THE SIX NATIONS:  A COLLECTION OF DOCUMENTS ON THE INDIAN LANDS OF THE GRAND RIVER., Johnston, Charles M, edited and with introduction by.
144 Johnston, Charles M, edited and with introduction by. THE VALLEY OF THE SIX NATIONS: A COLLECTION OF DOCUMENTS ON THE INDIAN LANDS OF THE GRAND RIVER.
Toronto The Champlain Society 1964 Very Good+ Very Good 
344 pp, large 8vo (9 1/2"). Red cloth with gilt lettering/banding on spine. Colour frontispiece, b&w photographs/reproductions, maps (two fold-out). "In the Introduction and the Documents that follow, an attempt has been made to illumine several facets of the history and in the process some of the Six Nations' social, military, and political affairs in old Ontario. The record is brought up to the mid-nineteenth century when the last sizable tracts of the original grant of 1784 were conveyed to white purchasers and the present reserve assumed its definitive form." Contents: Introduction; Documents - The People of the Island; The Exodus to the Grand River; A Disputed Title; The White Man's Frontier; The War Path - 1812 and 1837; Christianity in the Longhouse; A Stock-taking; Bibliography. 10% of text block edges are lightly browned. Dust jacket has minor edge wear/wrinkling, light rubbing, small tear archivally taped, some waviness on spine. 
Price: 35.00 USD
 
 
145 Jones, Ken, editor. MILITARY MODELLING. VOLUME 26 NO. 5. MAY 1996.
Hemel Hempstead Nexus 1996 00264083 Very Good 
70 pp, 11 5/8" H. Profusely illustrated in colour and b&w with photographs and drawings. Contents: New York's 14th Annual Exhibition: Long Island Historical Miniatures Collectors Society's show; The Napoleonic Fair: Report on the recent show in London; Wyatt Earp: Modifying the Warriors' model of the famous US lawman; Take a Close Look at T-80: Close-up details of Russia's current MBT for modellers; Polish Tank Officer 1939: Figure conversion that became available commercially; Against All Odds: Painting Pegaso Models' model of Thomas Chaucer; Military History in Flat Figures: The Seven Years War; The 1871 Pattern Yeomanry Officers' Helmet: Part two of a three-part detailed study; Trucks & Tracks 1996: Another successful show for miniature vehicle modellers; Notice Board: All the latest news for military modellers; Soldier Box: A monthly column for collectors of toy soldiers; Small Scale Scene: Monthly column for military vehicle modellers; On Parade: Books reviewed; Observation Post: The monthly news column for wargamers; Readers' Models: A chance to see your model in colour in the world's leading military modelling magazine: Despatch: Readers' letters; "Atten-shun!"; New products reviewed. Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - minor edge wear, small edge tear on rear cover - archivally taped. 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
146 Jones, Ken, editor. MILITARY MODELLING. VOLUME 27 NO. 5 1997
Hemel Hempstead Nexus 1997 00264083 Very Good 
66 pp, 11 5/8" H. Profusely illustrated with colour and b&w photographs, drawings. Contents: New York's Finest: America's 14th Annual Long Island military modelling show; Sergeant Cacciatori D'Africa at Adua 1889: Building a 120mm Italian soldier from a 19th century African campaign; Fortress Louisbourg: Reconstruction of an 18th century French fortress town in Nova Scotia; IFOR Armour in Bosnia: The first of an illustrated three part feature on some of the many and varied armoured vehicles from different countries in service with the International Force; British Cavalry Regiments Remembered: Concluding the two-part feature on the 8th King's Royal Irish Hussars; The 1997 Napoleonic Fair: Photo reports on the recent event held in London; The Tank Modelling Course: First of a two-part feature on how to tackle a more complicated resin kit; Notice Board: All the latest news for military modellers; Observation Post: The monthly news column for wargarmers; On Parade!: Books Reviewed; Soldier Box: A monthly column for collectors of toy soldiers; Small Scale Scene: Monthly column for military vehicle modellers; "ATTEN-SHUN!": New products reviewed. Interior - tiny crease at bottom corner of pages, otherwise clean and tight with no other ownership marks. Exterior - minor edge wear, very light wear on spine, one tiny corner crease. 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
147 Judd, Alfred. IN QUEST OF PERIL. BEING THE TRILLING ADVENTURES OF MAJOR BRAND, HIS SON DICK, AND TRUSTY TIM O'FLANNEL IN ALL PARTS OF THE WORLD.
Thomas Nelson and Sons, London, n.d. 
329 pp, small 8vo (7 5/8" H), hard cover (bright red cloth with black lettering and illustrations on spine and front board) - no dust jacket. B&w frontispiece. Contents: The Golden Ira (Brazil); The Keg of Pearls (China Seas); The Prisoner of Kaar Zharta (Morocco); Kwali's Treasure (New Guinea); The Repal Ivories (England); The River of Tibet (Burmese Border); The Prey of the Weed (Sargasso Sea); Old Gaspard's Gold (Klondike); Hang Loo the Pirate (Gulf of Siam); The Crystal Gods (Scotland); The Jewelled Quetzal (Costa Rica); The Captive of Swamp Island (Fiji). Interior - light browning to free rear endpaper, light foxing marks on preliminary pages, free front endpaper missing, small light dye stain and minor soiling on front pastedown. Exterior - moderate wrinkling at top/bottom of spine, very light edge wear, light rubbing/fingerprint marks, tiny foxing marks on edges of textblock. G+ 
Price: 17.50 USD
 
 
148 Judd, W.W & Speirs, J. Murray, editors. Foreword by W. Sherwood Fox. Geology notes by Walter M. Tovell. Outline of vegetation and fauna by J.B. Falls and J.H. Soper. A NATURALIST'S GUIDE TO ONTARIO.
Toronto University of Toronto Press for Federation of Ontario Naturalists 1965 Reprint Very Good Good+ Sylvia Hahn. 
210 pp, large 8vo (9 1/2" H). B&w drawings, maps. A valuable guide for the naturalist and nature enthusiast - helps locate various regions, which particular species can be found where, and specific information about particularly interesting local features. Contains maps, general descriptions of geology, flora and fauna & over forty regional guides. Covers: Algonquin Provincial Park; Bancroft Area: Haliburton and Hastings Counties; Barrie; Belleville; Brantford; Brockville; Bruce County and the Bruce Peninsula; The Bruce Trail; Cape Henrietta Maria; Chatham; Collingwood; Fort William and Port Arthur; Georgian Bay Islands National Park; Hamilton; Hudson Bay Lowlands; Kingston and Gananoque; Kirkland Lake; Kitchener and Waterloo; London; Long Point; Manitoulin Island; Muskoka; Niagara Falls (Geology); Niagara Peninsula; Ottawa; Owen Sound; Perth; Peterborough; Point Pelee National Park; Port Hope and Cobourg; Porcupine District; Presqu'ile Provincial Park; Quetico Provincial Park; Rondeau Provincial Park; St. Lawrence Islands National Park; St. Thomas; Sarnia; Sault Ste. marie; Sibley Provincial Park; Toronto; West Lorne. Previous owner's name on front free endpaper, a few light spots to fore edge of text block. Dust jacket has several closed tears, chips and wear at edges, light/moderate soiling - now protected in removeable mylar sleeve. 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
149 Katcher, Philip. AMERICAN CIVIL WAR ARMIES. 4. STATE TROOPS. OSPREY MILITARY MEN-AT-ARMS SERIES 190.
London Osprey 1992 0850457475 / 9780850457476 Reprint. Very Good+ Colour plates by Ron Volstad. 
48 pp, 9 3/4" H. B&w photographs, drawings, 8 pages of colour illustrations. Contents: Introduction; Alabama; Arkansas; Connecticut; Delaware & District of Columbia; Florida; Georgia; Illinois, Indiana; Iowa; Kentucky; Louisiana; Maine; Maryland; Massachusetts; Michigan; Minnesota; Mississippi; Missouri, New Hampshire; New Jersey; New York, North Carolina; Ohio; Pennsylvania; Rhode Island; South Carolina; Tennessee; Texas; Vermont; Virginia; Wisconsin; The Plates. Interior - small Christmas notation, date and signature in pencil on title page; light erased pencil mark at top corner of title page; otherwise clean and tight with no other ownership marks. Exterior - minor corner wear, minor rubbing. 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
HITLER ON THE DOORSTEP.  OPERATION 'SEA LION': THE GERMAN PLAN TO INVADE BRITAIN, 1940., Kieser, Egbert.  Translated by Helmut Bogler.
150 Kieser, Egbert. Translated by Helmut Bogler. HITLER ON THE DOORSTEP. OPERATION 'SEA LION': THE GERMAN PLAN TO INVADE BRITAIN, 1940.
Naval Institute Press, Annapolis, Maryland, 1997. 
287 pp, large 8vo (9 1/2" H), hard cover in dust jacket. ISBN 1557503907 B&w photographs, maps. "During the summer of 1940, the world held its breath. The greatest operation in German military history thus far - an invasion of the British Isles - was Hitler's next logical step. After the rapid overthrow of France, Great Britain was the only opponent still left. In London, the invasion was considered absolutely inevitable. Joseph Kennedy, the American Ambassador, described an even darker scenario in his reports to Washington. He not only questioned the effectiveness of the military defence, but considered the island kingdom to be in such a state of decadence and decay that any moral resistance would collapse under a German a s s a u l t . All Britain was convinced that the Germans would come. They had nothing left with which to oppose the German panzers. In only five weeks the Germans had crushed France and expelled the BEF from Belgium. Now those panzers stood on t he C ha nn el c oast, waiting for the order to send them to England. But it was remarkably difficult for the German military leadership to come to a decision. Greatest haste appeared to be called for if the unique opportunity were to be seized a nd the wa r e nde d w ith a short campaign in England. The Kriegsmarine had already converted all available ship space for the transportation of troops and brought it to the Channel coast. By day and by night, German bomber and fighter formations fl ew i nto Engl and to b reak British resistance. The Luftwaffe was to create the primary condition for Operation 'Sea Lion' - gaining command of the air, without which a landing on the English coast was impossible. The fight developed into the 'Bat tle o f Br itain ', i n whi ch the very existence of Great Britain was at stake. If the German squadrons could not only gain the upper hand in the air battles, but also destroy the major ports and paralyse British aircaft industry, nothing mor e wou ld sta nd in the w ay of the i nvasion. Those events and the decision made during Britian's nightmare summer of 1940 receive a fresh and penetrating analysis in this book." Minor wrinkling at top of spine and tiny dint at bottom edge of fr ont bo ard. D ust ja cket ha s mino r rubbi ng, areas of light wrinkling along top edge. Near Fine/Very Good+ 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
151 Kimber, Stephen. LOYALISTS AND LAYABOUTS. THE RAPID RISE AND FASTER FALL OF SHELBURNE, NOVA SCOTIA: 1783-1792.
Doubleday Canada 2008 038566172X / 9780385661720 First Edition Very Good Very Good 
335 pp, large 8vo (9 1/2" H). "The few hundred Loyalists who gathered at Roubalet's Tavern in New York one night in 1782 shared a nightmare of the past and a dream for the future. In the aftermath of the American Revolution, they found themselves abandoned by the king to whom they had promised their loyalty, and unwelcome in the land that had so recently been theirs. On the rocky shores of Roseway Bay on the south coast of Nova Scotia, beside one of the best harbours in the world, they would found a new and improved New York City. It would be cosmopolitan, but more refined, more royal, more loyal and certainly more exclusive than the place they were leaving forever. At first, all seemed to go according to plan. Shelburne, as it was called, quickly became the fourth-largest city in North America. At the time, Nova Scotia Governor John Parr grandly decribed it as 'the most considerable, most flourishing and most expeditious (city) ever -- built in so short a time --'. Within the decade, however, the Loyalists' dream city was well on its way to becoming a ghost town. What went wrong? This extraordinary and yet little-told episode from our nation's past is brought to exciting life. Combining painstaking research and a novelstic flair for narrative, (Kimber) charts Shelburne's 'rapid rise and faster fall' through the intertwined experiences of an eclectic collection of its early settlers, from aristocrats to freed slaves, colonial officers to local entrepreneurs." Light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine, a few tiny edge bumps to boards. Dust jacket has very light edge wrinkling, minor rubbing. 
Price: 17.50 USD
 
 
ONE GOOD STORY, THAT ONE:  STORIES BY THOMAS KING., King, Thomas.  Inscribed.
152 King, Thomas. Inscribed. ONE GOOD STORY, THAT ONE: STORIES BY THOMAS KING.
Toronto HarperPerennial 1993 0002240009 / 9780002240000 First Edition Very Good+ Inscribed By Author
145 pp, small 8vo (7 13/16" H). INSCRIBED ON TITLE PAGE: "FOR LARRY - THANKS FOR THE INTRO (?) GOOD LUCK WITH THE WRITING BEST THOMAS KING". Ten stories by "one of the first rank of contemporary Native American writers". Contents: One Good Story, That One; Totem; Magpies; Trap Lines; How Corporal Colin Sterling Saved Blossom, Alberta, and Most of the Rest of the World as Well; The One About Coyote Going West; A Seat in the Garden; Joe the Painter and the Deer Island Massacre; A Coyote Columbus Story; Borders; Acknowledgements. Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - minor soiling to edges of textblock, tiny very light ink mark on fore-edge of text block, minor rubbing. 
Price: 35.00 USD
 
 
SBS:  THE INVISIBLE RAIDERS.  THE HISTORY OF THE SPECIAL BOAT SQUADRON FROM WORLD WAR TWO TO THE PRESENT., Ladd, James D.  Foreword by Lieutenant-Colonel P.G. Davis.
153 Ladd, James D. Foreword by Lieutenant-Colonel P.G. Davis. SBS: THE INVISIBLE RAIDERS. THE HISTORY OF THE SPECIAL BOAT SQUADRON FROM WORLD WAR TWO TO THE PRESENT.
London Arms and Armour 1983 0458968900 / 9780458968909 First Edition Very Good Very Good 
283 pp, large 8vo (9 1/4" H). B&w photographs, maps. "Together with the SAS, LRDG and other such specialist units, the Special Boats Squadron traces its origins back to the Mediterranean theatre of operations during the Second World War. Originally part of Laycock's 8 Commando, the SBS rapidly developed its own skills, expertise and identity, despite technically serving as part of the SAS for much of the war. After the war, these 'pirates' became a unit within the Royal Marines and served throughout the world during the 'post-imperial peace'. Their activities have, until now, rarely been revealed. While the SAS has become world-famous for anti-terrorist exploits in the full glare of publicity, the SBS role was little known until it came to prominence in the Falklands conflict. There, SBS teams operated in parallel with their SAS counterparts, probing the Argentine-held islands and feeding back essential intelligence information. In an island war, they were very much in their element, and they played a key part in reconnoitring the eventual landing site for the Task Force at San Carlos." Three small light liquid marks on rear board. Dust jacket has some very light wrinkling at top edge, very light rubbing. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
LUCY MAUD MONTGOMERY.  FAMOUS CANADIAN SERIES., Langille, Jacqueline.  (Lucy Maud Montgomery.)
154 Langille, Jacqueline. (Lucy Maud Montgomery.) LUCY MAUD MONTGOMERY. FAMOUS CANADIAN SERIES.
Tantallon, Nova Scotia Four East 1992 0920427197 / 9780920427194 First Edition Very Good 
48 pp, 8vo (8 11/16" H). B&w photographs, maps. "Anne of Green Gables is one of the best known novels of all time. Much less is generally known about the author. This biography tells the story of Lucy Maud Montgomery, a shy Prince Edward Island girl who became a minister's wife and achieved fame beyond her wildest dreams." Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - fading to spine color (lettering still very legible), very light rubbing to front cover, book very lightly cocked. 
Price: 12.50 USD
 
 
155 Langsford, A.E. HMS MARATHON.
Barrie & Jenkins, London, 1989, reprint. 
240 pp, large 8vo (9 1/2" H), hard cover in dust jacket. ISBN 0712620036 "1942: The Mediterranean Operation Stonehenge gets under way - a convoy laden with desperately needed fuel, food and ammunition for the besieged island of Malta sets sail. C aptain Robert Thurston commands the cruiser HMS Marathon, one of the escort vessels, on this Malta run. Thurston is a career officer with a record of conspicuous gallantry under fire, from Jutland to the North Atlantic convoys. But he is al s o a m a n under stress - in the last three years he has seen one ship go to the bottom, leaving pitifully few survivors; he has seen his closest friends and shipmates killed and maimed; he has carried the impossibly heavy burden of responsibilit y fo r h i s me n's welfare in the bloody destruction of war at sea. And soon another cause for concern is added to his worries - Marathon is crippled by enemy action and forced to limp towards Alexandria, a constant target for attack by sea and a ir , v ul ner ab le to the weather and to the enemy alike. Men and machines are stretched to their limit - but the most deadly threat to Thurston's own life and career is yet to be faced. (This) marks the debut of a superb storyteller in A.E. La ngs ford , a nov eli st to i nvite comparison with Patrick O'Brian and Nicholas Monsarrat." Very light browning to top of edge block. Dust jacket has some minor edge wrinkling, slight browning at top edge and on spine. Very Good+/Very Good+ 
Price: 12.00 USD
 
 
THE OWL AND THE PUSSYCAT.  (PUSSY CAT), Lear, Edward.
156 Lear, Edward. THE OWL AND THE PUSSYCAT. (PUSSY CAT)
New York G.P. Putnam's Sons 1991 0399219250 / 9780399219252 3rd Printing. Very Good Very Good Jan Brett. 
Unpaginated, 10 1/4" H. Beautifully illustrated throughout in full colour. "Owl sets out to woo Pussycat in a boat laden with fruit from their Caribbean island and with a guitar at his side, ready for serenading. Pussycat sits looking elegant and demure, waiting to be courted. As they sail off across the sea, another story unfolds in the clear water beneath the boat. One by one, exotic sea creatures swim into the picture and a small yellow fish seems to be looking for someone. Jan Brett brings the magic of the Caribbean to her exquisitely detailed illustrations of Edward Lear's charming poem. Flowers and straw patterns set against tropical skies above and fascinating underwater seascapes below adorn each wonderful spread." Lean to spine. Dust jacket has very light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine and flap-folds, light wrinkling at top edge of rear panel, very light rubbing on panels. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
THE L.M. MONTGOMERY READER.  VOLUME 2: A CRITICAL HERITAGE., Lefebvre, Benjamin, Editor.  (L.M. Montgomery). Elizabeth Waterston, Helen Porter, T.D. MacLulich, Rosamond Bailey, Mary Rubio, Diane Tye, Owen Dudley Edwards, Helen M. Buss, Carole Gerson, Laura M. Robinson, Rea Wilmshurst, Elizabeth Epperly, et al.
157 Lefebvre, Benjamin, Editor. (L.M. Montgomery). Elizabeth Waterston, Helen Porter, T.D. MacLulich, Rosamond Bailey, Mary Rubio, Diane Tye, Owen Dudley Edwards, Helen M. Buss, Carole Gerson, Laura M. Robinson, Rea Wilmshurst, Elizabeth Epperly, et al. THE L.M. MONTGOMERY READER. VOLUME 2: A CRITICAL HERITAGE.
Toronto University of Toronto Press 2014 1442644923 / 9781442644922 First Edition Very Good Very Good 
451 pp, 9 1/3" H. An ex-library copy with the only library markings being a security tag on the rear endpaper and four lines of identification on the top right corner of the front free endpaper, crossed out with black felt pen. Dust jacket labels have been removed cleanly and shows no residue. Volume 2 of 'The L.M. Montgomery Reader' "narrates the development of L.M. Montgomery's critical reputation in the seventy years since her death in 1942. (It) traces milestones and turning points such as adaptations for stage and screen, posthumous publications, and the development of Montgomery Studies as a scholarly field. Lefebvre's introduction also considers Montgomery's publishing history in Canada, the United States, and the United Kingdom at a time when her work remained in print not because it was considered part of a university canon of literature, but simply due to the continued interest of readers. The twenty samples of Montgomery scholarship included in this volume broach topics such as gender and genre, narrative strategies in fiction and life writing, translation, and Montgomery's archival papers. They reflect shifts in Montgomery's critical reputation decade by decade: the 1960s, when a milestone chapter on Montgomery coincided with a second wave of texts seeking to create a canon of Canadian literature; the 1970s, in the midst of a sustained reassessment of popular fiction and of literature by women; the 1980s, when the publication of Montgomery's life writing, which coincided with the broadcast of critically acclaimed television productions adapted from her fiction, radically altered how readers perceived her and her work; the 1990s, when a conference series on Montgomery began to generate a sustained amount of scholarship; and the opening years of the twenty-first century, when the field of Montgomery Studies became both international and interdisciplinary. This is the first book to consider the posthumous life of one of Canada's most eduringly popular authors." Very minor wear on bottom edge of boards, a small crease at top corner of half-title page, a progressively smaller light bump at top corner of pages 1 thru 80. Dust jacket has very light wrinkling at top edge, minor surface rubbing, two partial pieces of cello-tape on inside surface, a tiny dent on rear hinge. 
Price: 45.00 USD
 
 
THE L.M. MONTGOMERY READER.  VOLUME 1: A LIFE IN PRINT., Lefebvre, Benjamin, Editor.  L.M. Montgomery, A. Wylie Mahon, Marjory MacMurchy, E. Weber, et al.
158 Lefebvre, Benjamin, Editor. L.M. Montgomery, A. Wylie Mahon, Marjory MacMurchy, E. Weber, et al. THE L.M. MONTGOMERY READER. VOLUME 1: A LIFE IN PRINT.
Toronto University of Toronto Press 2013 1442644915 / 9781442644915 First Edition Very Good Very Good+ 
450 pp, 9 1/3" H. An ex-library copy with the only library markings being a security tag on the rear endpaper and four lines of identification on the top right corner of the front free endpaper, crossed out with red felt pen. Dust jacket labels have been removed cleanly and show no residue. Volume 1 of 'The L.M. Montgomery Reader' contains selections focusing "on Montgomery's role as a public celebrity and as the author of the resoundingly successful 'Anne of Green Gables' (1908). They give a strong impression of her as a writer and cultural critic as she discusses a range of topics with wit, wisdom, and humour, including the natural landscape of Prince Edward Island, her wide readership, anxieties about modernity, and the continued relevance of 'old ideals'. These essays and interviews are augmented by additional pieces that discuss her work's literary and cultural value in relation to an emerging canon of Canadian literature. Each volume (of this series) is accompanied by an extensive introduction and detailed commentary by leading Montgomery scholar Benjamin Lefebvre that trace the interplay between the author and the critic, as well as between the private and the public Montgomery." Very minor wear on bottom edge of boards. Dust jacket has minor wrinkling at top of spine, very light rubbing - mainly on rear panel, two partial pieces of cello-tape on inside surface. 
Price: 35.00 USD
 
 
ANDEAN FOLK KNITS.  GREAT DESIGNS FROM PERU, CHILE, ARGENTINA, ECUADOR & BOLIVIA., Lewandowski, Marcia.
159 Lewandowski, Marcia. ANDEAN FOLK KNITS. GREAT DESIGNS FROM PERU, CHILE, ARGENTINA, ECUADOR & BOLIVIA.
New York Lark 2006 1579909531 / 9781579909536 Very Good 
144 pp, (10" H). Profusely illustrated in color with photographs, patterns, drawings. "Beautiful bags and accessories (gloves, mittens, scarves, purses, socks, leggings, etc.) based on Andean knitting techniques. Work with the classic motifs and bright colors of the Andean nations to knit stunning bags and accessories. As you create the 35 exceptional projects, you'll become familiar with the fascinating cultural context, creativity, stories, and spirit of the Andean people." Interior - business label on half-title page, otherwise clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - tiny bump to botom of spine, very light edge wear, very light rubbing, two small soft corner creases. 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
THE RIVER PALACE., Lewis, Walter and Neilson, Rich.
160 Lewis, Walter and Neilson, Rich. THE RIVER PALACE.
Toronto Dundurn 2008 155002793X / 9781550027938 First Edition Fine 
248 pp, large 8vo (9" H). B&w photographs, reproductions, drawings. "Steamboats carrying passengers from Hamilton to Montreal via the rapids of the St. Lawrence were a popular sight in the latter half of the nineteenth century. In 1855, the 'Kingston', an iron steamboat built for John Hamilton, appeared on the Great Lakes. When the Prince of Wales (later Edward VII) toured British North America in 1860, the 'Kingston' became his floating palace for much of his time between Quebec and Toronto. While many steamboats claimed to be floating palaces, the 'Kingston' truly was one. The 'Kingston' was wrecked many times and survived spectacular fires in 1872 and 1873. Late in her career, she was converted into a salvage vessel and renamed the 'Cornwall'. In 1930 she was finally taken out and sunk near one of Kingston's ship graveyards. There she remained until diver Rick Neilson discovered her in 1989. Today, the once-palatial 'Kingston' is a popular dive site and tourist attraction." Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - clean and bright. 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
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