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HARMFUL AND UNDESIRABLE:  BOOK CENSORSHIP IN NAZI GERMANY., Lewy, Guenter.
81 Lewy, Guenter. HARMFUL AND UNDESIRABLE: BOOK CENSORSHIP IN NAZI GERMANY.
New York Oxford University Press 2016 0190275286 / 9780190275280 Second Printing Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good+ 
268 pp, 9 1/2" H. B&w illustrations. "Like every totalitarian regime, Nazi Germany tried to control intellectual freedom by censoring books. Between 1933 and 1945, the Hitler regime orchestrated a massive campaign to take control of all forms of communication. In 1933, there were 90 book burnings in 70 German cities. Indeed, Werner Schlegel, an official in the Ministry of Propaganda, called the book burnings 'a symbol of the revolution'. In later years, the regime used less violent means of domination. It pillaged bookstores and libraries and prosecuted uncooperative publishers and dissident authors. (The author) analyzes the various strategies that the Nazis employed to enact censorship and the government officials who led the attack on a free intellectual life, including Martin Bormann, Philipp Bouhler, Joseph Goebbels, and Alfred Rosenberg. The Propaganda Ministry played a leading role in the censorship campaign, supported by an array of organizations at both the state and local levels. Because of the many overlapping jurisdictions and organizations, censorship was disorderly and erratic. Beyond the implementation of censorship, Lewy describes the plight of authors, publishers, and bookstores who clashed with the Nazi regime. Some authors were imprisoned. Others, such as Gottfried Benn, Werner Bergengruen, Gerhart Hauptmann, Ernst Junger, Jochen Klepper, and Ernst Wiechert, became controversial 'inner emigrants' who chose to remain in Germany. Some of them criticized the Nazi regime through allegories and parables. Ultimately, Lewy paints a fascinating portrait of intellectual life under the Nazi dictatorship, detailing the dismal fate of those who were caught in the wheels of censorship." Book is Near Fine. Dust jacket has minor handling soiling. 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
THE LONDON SCOTTISH IN THE GREAT WAR., Lloyd, Mark.
82 Lloyd, Mark. THE LONDON SCOTTISH IN THE GREAT WAR.
Leo Cooper, (Barnsley, 2001). 
256 pp, large 8vo (9 1/2" H), hard cover in dust jacket. B&w photographs, reproductions. "Initially with the Ist Guards Brigade and later with the 56th (London) Division, the Ist Battalion served in France and Flanders throughout the War. They were the first Territorial soldiers to be committed to battle when, at Messines in 1914, they suffered one-third casualties and were among the last to disengage. So dedicated was the London Scottish to the prosecution of its cause that, by November 1918, the Ist Battalion included only three survivors of the original Battle of Messines. The 2nd Battalion saw action in campaigns as diverse as France and Flanders, Ireland, the Balkans and Palestine where it won two Victoria Crosses. (This book) does not merely set out to recite the oft-told details of famous battles fought and won. Rather it employs a wealth of previously unpublished war journals, diaries and photographs to provide a unique insight into this most auspicious Regiment. It vividly demonstrates the hopes, sufferings and aspirations of the volunteers who not only filled its ranks but, in most cases, made the supreme sacrifice in its cause." Dust jacket has minor edge wrinkling. F/NF 
Price: 34.95 USD
 
 
83 Lucas, James. Foreword by the Rt Hon Sir Bernard Braine. LAST DAYS OF THE THIRD REICH: THE COLLAPSE OF NAZI GERMANY, MAY 1945.
New York William Morrow 1986 Book Club (BCE/BOMC) Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 
241 pp, 8vo (8 7/16" H). "Buttressed by more than 100 maps and photographs, (this) is the first account of the fall of the Third Reich and what happened to its soldiers as the nations that had been forcibly made a part of Hitler's satanic empire exacted their retribution. Here are the stories of quite ordinary people over whom there swept a destructive war and who have not forgotten those events although they occurred more than forty years ago. There are not merely the stories of what happened to the Germans - who had made the mistake of starting a war and then losing it - but also the first-person recollections of people of other nations. On the Eastern Front, the fighting had taken on a dreadful, bitter aspect early on: Three years of intensive, epic conflict in which each side had seemingly tried to outdo the other in atrocity and terror had not prepared the ground for peace and reconciliation. In Germany, propaganda predictions of the horrors and brutalities of the Red Army were to prove all too true. The brutality of the Nazis would be fully paralleled by that of the conqueror. For the governors of Hitler's empire, their families, wives and children, escape from the approaching apocalypse meant running the gauntlet of now-confident partisans on the road to safety. But fear of reprisals was not confined to the vanquished. Exiles from Russia, anti-Communists, deserters, even ex-prisoners of war, knew well what hard fate awaited them in the cold heart of Russia. This compelling account fully captures the tension, turmoil and tragedy of the last days of the Third Reich." One very tiny corner bump on rear board, very light edge wear, light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine. Dust jacket has light edge wear/wrinkling at top/bottom of spine and flap-folds. 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
84 Lunenfeld, Marvin. THE COUNCIL OF THE SANTA HERMANDAD: A STUDY OF THE PACIFICATION FORCES OF FERDINAND AND ISABELLA.
Coral Gables Univesity of Miami Press 1970 0870241435 / 9780870241437 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good- 
134 pp, 8vo (8 1/4" H). B&w illustrations. "The role of the Council was to govern the Holy Brotherhood, the kingdom-wide police force (of Renaissance Spain). The Council guided the colorful Brotherhood in pacifying Castile, and, while so doing, created a royal army for the conquest of Granada, the prototype of the great Spanish infantry that dominated Europe for centuries. The fact that Queen Isabella borrowed the money for Columbus' voyage from the treasury of the Brotherhood is an incidental, but not insignificant contribution to the Brotherhood in history. (The author) brings into question long-established theories concerning the social groups affected by the police and the extent to which the urban patriciate willingly cooperated with the crown in meeting Council demands. He documents reasons for believing that the Holy Brotherhood remained relatively more independent of royal control than had been previously assumed. He also provides a vivid description of the court, cities, and lawless countryside of fifteenth-century Castile." Previous owner's name on free front endpaper. Dust jacket is price-clipped, has light edge wrinkling along top edge, two tiny closed tears with creases, light rubbing. 
Price: 14.95 USD
 
 
CANADA'S FIGHTING SHIPS. HISTORICAL PUBLICATION 12.  CANADIAN WAR MUSEUM., Macpherson, K.R.
85 Macpherson, K.R. CANADA'S FIGHTING SHIPS. HISTORICAL PUBLICATION 12. CANADIAN WAR MUSEUM.
Toronto Samuel Stevens, Hakkert, 1975 0888665660 / 9780888665669 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good- 
116 pp, large 8vo (9 5/8" H). Profusely illustrated with b&w photographs. "Canada provided the third largest allied navy in the Second World War. The Royal Canadian Navy, born amidst controversy over its very existence just before the First World War grew from small beginnings with the acquisition of the cruisers Rainbow and Niobe to radical expansion in the 1940's to fight the battle of the Atlantic. The RCN has always been a wartime service: its first submarines were bought, not by Ottawa, but by British Columbia, in the tumultuous days immediately preceding the outbreak of war in 1914. Its last aircraft carrier, the Bonaventure, left commission despite a costly refit as the tensions of the Cold War receded. (This) is the story of the ships of the RCN giving a brief history of their active service and presenting a visual account of Canada's Navy in dramatic pictures of Canada's own ships." Slight browning in margins of pages, light browning to edges of text block, light waviness to top/bottom edges of text block. Dust jacket has light edge wear, light rubbing to surfaces, a few small soft creases at edges. 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
ROBERTSON DAVIES: MAGICIAN OF WORDS., Maes, Nicholas.
86 Maes, Nicholas. ROBERTSON DAVIES: MAGICIAN OF WORDS.
Toronto Dundurn 2009 1550028723 / 9781550028720 First Edition Soft Cover Fine 
221 pp, 8vo (8 1/2" H). B&w photographs. "Born in Thamesville, Ontario, a student at Queen's University in Kingston in the 1930s, and editor and later publisher of the 'Peterborough Examiner' from the 1940s to the mid-1960s, playwright, essayist, critic, professor, and novelist Robertson Davies (1913-1995) was one of Canada's pre-eminent literary voices for more than half a century. Davies worked in his early career to increase the quality and profile of Canadian drama. He started the Dominion Drama Festival and was an early member of the Stratford Shakespeare Festival board. In 1948 he produced his first commercially successful play, 'Fortune, My Foe'. With his generous beard and donnish manner, Davies was the very epitome of the 'man of letters', a term he abhorred. Best known for his Deptford Trilogy of novels ('Fifth Business', 'The Manticore', 'World of Wonders'), he also wrote two other trilogies (Salterton and Cornish) and was at work on the third volume of another trilogy (Toronto) when he died. Davies received the Stephen Leacock Medal for Humour in 1955 for the novel 'Leaven of Malice', the Lorne Pierce Medal in 1961 for literary achievement, the Governor Gen-eral 's Literary Award in 1972 for the novel 'The Manticore', and twenty-three honorary degrees during his prolific and fruitful career. In 1986 his novel 'What's Bred in the Bone' was shortlisted for Britain's Booker Prize. With a life perhaps as rich in character and colour as that found in his fiction, plays, and essays, the long-time University of Toronto professor and master of Massey College had a great fondness for magic and myth, both of which are found in abundance in much of his work, along with a prodigious streak of wry humour." Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - clean and bright. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
ROBERTSON DAVIES: MAGICIAN OF WORDS., Maes, Nicholas.
87 Maes, Nicholas. ROBERTSON DAVIES: MAGICIAN OF WORDS.
Toronto Dundurn 2009 1550028723 / 9781550028720 First Edition Soft Cover Fine 
221 pp, 8vo (8 1/2" H). B&w photographs. "Born in Thamesville, Ontario, a student at Queen's University in Kingston in the 1930s, and editor and later publisher of the 'Peterborough Examiner' from the 1940s to the mid-1960s, playwright, essayist, critic, professor, and novelist Robertson Davies (1913-1995) was one of Canada's pre-eminent literary voices for more than half a century. Davies worked in his early career to increase the quality and profile of Canadian drama. He started the Dominion Drama Festival and was an early member of the Stratford Shakespeare Festival board. In 1948 he produced his first commercially successful play, 'Fortune, My Foe'. With his generous beard and donnish manner, Davies was the very epitome of the 'man of letters', a term he abhorred. Best known for his Deptford Trilogy of novels ('Fifth Business', 'The Manticore', 'World of Wonders'), he also wrote two other trilogies (Salterton and Cornish) and was at work on the third volume of another trilogy (Toronto) when he died. Davies received the Stephen Leacock Medal for Humour in 1955 for the novel 'Leaven of Malice', the Lorne Pierce Medal in 1961 for literary achievement, the Governor Gen-eral 's Literary Award in 1972 for the novel 'The Manticore', and twenty-three honorary degrees during his prolific and fruitful career. In 1986 his novel 'What's Bred in the Bone' was shortlisted for Britain's Booker Prize. With a life perhaps as rich in character and colour as that found in his fiction, plays, and essays, the long-time University of Toronto professor and master of Massey College had a great fondness for magic and myth, both of which are found in abundance in much of his work, along with a prodigious streak of wry humour." Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - clean and bright. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
A WORLD IN FLAMES, 1944-1945.  A PORTRAIT OF WAR: PART TWO., Malone, Richard S.
88 Malone, Richard S. A WORLD IN FLAMES, 1944-1945. A PORTRAIT OF WAR: PART TWO.
Toronto Collins 1984 0002172798 / 9780002172790 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ 
318 pp, 9 3/4" H. B&w photographs, map. "In 1944, when this book begins, Richard Malone had been transferred from the Italian front back to England to take part in the Normandy landings. Trained before the war both as a soldier and a journalist, Malone had been seconded in 1940 from his regiment Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry as Staff Secretary to Col. J.L. Ralston, Canada's Minister of Defence. (Now) poised for D-Day, he held staff appointments at both Canadian Army and British 21st Army Group Headquarters and he was given charge of all Canadian Army Press and Psychological Warfare service in the field. The Canadians accounted for nearly a third of the forces landed on D-Day and Malone's description of the invasion, the battles of Normandy, the liberation of Paris and Brussels make fascinating reading. Also from his unique perspective Malone has much of interest to say about the great controversial issues of the times: Montgomery's leadership, Patton's gap, the rivalry between the British and American high commands, the Battle of the Bulge, Arnheim and the reason for its failure and others. In 1944 when the battle for Europe was clearly won, Malone was chosen to go out to the Pacific and establish relations with General MacArthur. He witnessed the Japanese surrender on the USS Missouri and was the first Canadian in Japan. He was in charge of the liberation of Canadian prisoners in Japan, China and Manchuria. His talks with Churchill, Alanbrooke, Montgomery, MacArthur, Beaverbrook, Ralston and other after the war add to our understanding of the part that Canada played in the Second World War." Very light wrinkling at top of spine. Dust jacket has minor browning at top edge of flaps, minor rubbing, minor wrinkling at top of spine. 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
AN IDIOT JOY., Mandel, Eli.
89 Mandel, Eli. AN IDIOT JOY.
M.G. Hurtig, Edmonton, Alberta, 1967, first edition. 
85 pp, large 8vo (9 1/8" H), hard cover in dust jacket. "Eli Mandel's third book of poetry marks a radical departure from his earlier work, although the voyeurism of 'Fuseli' and the beast-poems of 'Black and Secret Man' are obvious forbears of his new rhetoric. 'An Idiot Joy' is a striking collection of visionary poems in which gossips and criminals inhabit a landscape of shrines and moons...." Very small bump to bottom corner of both boards, small bump at top/bottom of spine. D u s t j a c k e t has light edge wear/wrinkling - moderate at top/bottom of spine, a few tiny chips and tears, tear at bottom of rear panel, tiny closed perforation on rear hinge, light rubbing, minor soiling. VG/G 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
THE BROADVIEW BOOK OF DIPLOMATIC ANECDOTES., Martel, Gordon, editor.
90 Martel, Gordon, editor. THE BROADVIEW BOOK OF DIPLOMATIC ANECDOTES.
Peterborough, Ontario Broadview Press 1991 0921149859 / 9780921149859 Hard Cover Good+ Good+ 
322 pp, large 8vo (9 1/4" H). "The stories in this collection, coming from the diplomats themselves, focus on all facets of twentieth century diplomatic life, but highlight the whimsical, the laughable, the dramatic and sometimes the tragic aspects of life as a diplomat. There are anecdotes concerning some of the great figures of the century - Churchill, Roosevelt, Stalin, Pearson, Nixon, Kissinger - and some of the not-so-great: unknown vice-consuls in South America, obscure third secretaries in the middle east. The book is organzied thematically; Martel focuses on such subjects as 'Dining with the Diplomats', 'Amateur Adventures', 'Sex and Other Diversions', 'Dressed to Deal', 'Diplomats at War' and 'Spies, Skulduggery and Other Sensations'. (Its) final section comprises a variety of first-hand accounts of one of the century's most dramatic diplomatic events: the Munich crisis of 1939. This is a book to amuse and to enlighten; it is must reading not only for diplomats, but for anyone with an interest in how relationships between nations so often depend upon relationships between people." Small Christmas gift inscription on free front endpaper, small bump at bottom of spine, moderate bump at top of spine, tiny dint on fore-edge of rear board, tiny soiling speck at bottom corner of textblock and top corner of rear board. Dust jacket has heavy wrinkling at top of spine - light elsewhere, light fading to spine colour/lettering and also on flap-folds, very light rubbing. 
Price: 17.50 USD
 
 
MODERN ENGLAND, VOLUME II: FROM THE REFORM BILL TO THE ACCESSION OF EDWARD VII., McCarthy, Justin.
91 McCarthy, Justin. MODERN ENGLAND, VOLUME II: FROM THE REFORM BILL TO THE ACCESSION OF EDWARD VII.
T. Fisher Unwin, London, [1912], Third impression, with a new epilogue. 
360 pp, 8vo, HC, The Story of the Nations series, volume 52, Subscription Edition. Chapters include: The Convict Ship; Tithes and State Church in Ireland; Queen Victoria; Foundation of the Canadian Dominion; The Chartist Collapse; Steam, Telegraph and Postage; "The Stockdale Case"; The Opium Question; The Irish National Movement; Peel's Triumph and Fall; Crimea and Cawnpore; The Waning Century; Lord Beaconsfield; Mr. Gladstone; The Close of Some Great Careers; Literature, Art and Science. B &w drawings and photos. Top of text block dust stained, patches of light browning to bottom of text block near spine and at fore edge. Light creasing to top and bottom of spine and some light scuffing, approx. 1/4" dent near top of spine with scratch inside. Very minor edge wear elsewhere. Free endpapers starting to brown. Boards are medium blue with white, dark blue and gilt decoration. VG- 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
JOURNAL OF THE SOCIETY FOR ARMY HISTORICAL RESEARCH.  JUNE, 1959.  VOL. XXXVII.  NO. 150., McGuffie, T.H., ed.  (Major P.E. Abbott, Sir Patrick Cadell, R.Scurfield, W.Y. Carman, Major A.F. Flatow, Major S.H.F. Johnston, Major G. Tylden, Major A. McK. Annand, Carson I.A. Ritchie, H.G. Tibbutt, et al.)
92 McGuffie, T.H., ed. (Major P.E. Abbott, Sir Patrick Cadell, R.Scurfield, W.Y. Carman, Major A.F. Flatow, Major S.H.F. Johnston, Major G. Tylden, Major A. McK. Annand, Carson I.A. Ritchie, H.G. Tibbutt, et al.) JOURNAL OF THE SOCIETY FOR ARMY HISTORICAL RESEARCH. JUNE, 1959. VOL. XXXVII. NO. 150.
Society for Army Historical Research, London, 1959. 
Paging runs 47 - 94, 10" H, soft cover. Colour frontispiece, 4 pages sepiatone illustrations, 1 b&w map, 1 page b&w drawings (pistols). Contents include: An Officer, Royal Artillery, c. 1792; The Autobiography of an Indian Soldier; Two British Pe rcussion Pistols; A Colour-Sergeant, Royal Regiment of Artillery, c. 1846; Crimean Photographs of the 95th (Derbyshire) Regiment; Letters of Samuel Noyes, Chaplain of The Royal Scots, 1703-4; The Third Kaffir War, 1799-1803; Sevastopol afte r i t s C a p ture, 1855; Wandering Elizabethan Soldiers in Hertford. / Notes: The Civil War Letter-Books of Sir Samuel Luke; Royal Bristol Volunteers; etc. Museum Supplement No. 39 June, 1959 laid in. Interior - minor browning to pages, other wi s e cl ea n a nd t ight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - slight bump at top of spine, corner crease on rear cover, light to moderate edge wear/wrinkling, light browning, issue number written in ink on spine. Good+ 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
THE HISTORY OF CANADA., McNaught, Kenneth.
93 McNaught, Kenneth. THE HISTORY OF CANADA.
New York Praeger 1970 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 
336 pp, 8 3/4" H. B&w maps. "The history of Canada is the story of an ever expanding frontier and of the attempt to create a new nation in the face of enormous physical and human obstacles. (The author) follows this development from the very first probings of the tiny bands of explorers, missionaries, and 'coureurs de bois' that opened up 'New France'. He examines the great military struggles for control of the continent in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, which played such a vital part in laying down the present political and racial divisions. (Later) Canadians faced the enormous problems of welding scattered communities into provinces and provinces into a self-governing federation. The political task of nation-building was itself closely bound up with the building of the railways and the exploitation of the country's vast resources. Professor McNaught analyzes these great economic and social changes, as well as the part Canada played in two world wars and the process by which the Dominion evolved a new role in international affairs and new relationships with both Britain and the United States. (Concludes) with a survey of postwar Canada, which emphasizes that the expansion of the human frontier and the problems of unity and nationhood remain part of the Canadian question." Two very tiny stains on the half-title page, very small soft bump at top corner of middle third of pages, faint scuff on top of text block, very light wrinkling at top of spine, minor edge wear. Dust jacket is price-clipped, has very light edge wear/wrinkling - mainly at top/bottom of spine and flap-folds. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
WAIT FOR IT AND OTHER STORIES., McNeill, Janet.
94 McNeill, Janet. WAIT FOR IT AND OTHER STORIES.
Faber and Faber, London, (1972), Ist edition. 
190 pp, 8vo (8" H), hard cover in dust jacket. "Life for Zelma McCrum was such a highly coloured affair that she put the rest of the Third Form in the shade and it was inevitably Zelma who spread the most sensational piece of news that the form - or anyone else - had ever heard. All the same, Zelma wasn't the only person to whom things happened - what about Emmy Pratt, who to the surprise of even her closest friend was chosen to be May Queen, what about Bill Timmins, newly appointed monitor, and his first experience of power, or Zelma's aunt whose stylish hat was caught in the teeth of the dinosaur in the Museum, or Mr. Bishop who always expected the worst and sometimes got it? These stories about the experiences of pupils in a country school are funny, perceptive and true to life." Small "star" stamp on front pastedown, light wrinkling at top of spine, tiny crease at top corner of a few pages, tiny bump to top corner of boards, minor soiling and very light edge wear on boards, small very light stain on bottom of textblock. Dust jacket is price clipped, has light wrinkling along top edge, several tiny dents on spine and front hinge, minor rubbing. VG-/VG- 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
LEGENDS OF THE SCOTTISH BORDER., Merrilees, Francis.
95 Merrilees, Francis. LEGENDS OF THE SCOTTISH BORDER.
Edinburgh Moray Press 1947 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good- James Miller. 
75 pp, 8vo (8 7/16" H). 8 full-page b&w illustrations from drawings by James Miller, A.R.S.A., R.S.W. The legends are presented in poem form, and most are preceded by a short prose introduction. Contents: Dandy Jim; London Scottish; Langminnan's Corpse; K.O.S.B.; The Fairies of Poldeoch; Angler's Hymn; Loch O' The Deil; North and South; The Witch of Crawick Mill; Auld Auchan; The Horse Couper and Michael Scott; Doddie Maxwell; The Priest's Rock; The Haly Wheel; The Lost Kirk; The Wedding of Alexander the Third; The Grey Mare's Tail; Are Ye Sleeping, Mr. Kello?; Royal Scot. Light edge wear, light browning to edges of textblock, minor wrinkling at bottom of spine. Dust jacket has very light edge wear/wrinkling, tiny chips at top/bottom of spine, one closed tear, darkening to spine and flap-folds, light soiling. 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
DARLING JUDI: A CELEBRATION OF JUDI DENCH., Miller, John, ed.  (Benedict Nightingale, Barbara Leigh-Hunt, Ian Richardson, Richard Eyre, Stanley Wells, Michael Pennington, Trevor Nunn, Bob Larbey, Bill Nighy, Dearbhla Molloy, Hugh Whitemore, Martin Jarvis, Tim Piggott-Smith, Ned Sherrin, et al
96 Miller, John, ed. (Benedict Nightingale, Barbara Leigh-Hunt, Ian Richardson, Richard Eyre, Stanley Wells, Michael Pennington, Trevor Nunn, Bob Larbey, Bill Nighy, Dearbhla Molloy, Hugh Whitemore, Martin Jarvis, Tim Piggott-Smith, Ned Sherrin, et al DARLING JUDI: A CELEBRATION OF JUDI DENCH.
Weidenfeld & Nicolson, London, 2005, third printing. 
195 pp, large 8vo (9 1/2" H), hard cover in dust jacket. ISBN 0297847910 B&w and colour photographs. "Her very name encourages a warm and admiring response from the public, whether for Shakespearean performances (most recently the Countess in 'Al l's Well That Ends Well') or in the contemporary theatre (in plays by David Hare and Hugh Whitemore, among others), on TV (the series 'A Fine Romance' and 'As Time Goes By') or in the cinema ('Mrs Brown, her Oscar-winning performance in 'Shakespe a r e in Love', 'Iris', 'The Shipping News', and four James Bond films as 'M'). Now, to mark Judi Dench's seventieth birthday, John Miller, her biographer, has invited fellow actors, writers, people of the theatre, film and TV, to illustrate her g en iu s and her character from their own experiences and perspective." Dust jacket has minor wrinkling at top/bottom of spine and flap-folds. Fine/Near Fine 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
97 Miquelon, Dale. DUGARD OF ROUEN: FRENCH TRADE TO CANADA AND THE WEST INDIES, 1729-1770.
Montreal McGill - Queen's University Press 1978 0773502998 / 9780773502994 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good- 
282 pp, 9 1/4" H. Tables, map. "From the letters and fragmentary accounts of Robert Dugard of Rouen, Professor Miquelon has brought to life the history of an eighteenth-century trading company. Robert Dugard and his associates were men who came of age at the right moment to capitalize on the political and financial stability of France during the thirty years after Utrecht, and on the widening opportunities of colonial trade. Their Societe du Canada was founded in 1729 to handle the Quebec trade, but soon they were also testing the sugar island trade. By 1742 their business with the West Indies was more profitable than their Canadian trade. But catastrophe trod upon the heels of success: between 1744 and 1748 most of their fleet was lost to shipwreck and war. Of the three remaining ships one was broken up, another relegated to the fishery, and the third given over to sugar hauling. At Quebec, Dugard's factors, Havy and Lefebvre, had remained and prospered in the fur trade, Labrador sealing, and the trade with France. Professor Miquelon describes their activities, which continued until their business was completely destroyed by the Conquest of Canada." Bump to top of spine, three corners have tiny or small bump. Dust jacket has light to moderate rubbing, light edge wear/wrinkling - mainly at top/bottom of spine and flap-folds. 
Price: 25.00 USD
 
 
98 Modesitt, L.E., Jr. THE SPELLSONG CYCLE TRILOGY. FIRST BOOK. SOPRANO SORCERESS. SECOND BOOK. THE SPELLSONG WAR. THIRD BOOK. DARKSONG RISING. 3 VOLUME SET.
TOR, New York, (1998, 1999, 2001), Ist printings. 
664 pp, 657 pp, 501 pp, paperbacks - 3 volumes. Cover art by Darrell K. Sweet. "When Anna Marshall is transported from her boring and frustrating life in Ames, Iowa, to the very different world of Erde, she's angry and confused, but finds out for the first time in her life she's uniquely powerful. In Iowa Anna was a music instructor and small-time opera singer but on Erde her musical ability makes her a big-time sorceress - potentially..." Interiors - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exteriors - light edge wear to covers, spines uncreased. VG+ 
Price: 30.00 USD
 
 
ANNE OF THE ISLAND., Montgomery, L.M.  (Lucy Maud.)
99 Montgomery, L.M. (Lucy Maud.) ANNE OF THE ISLAND.
Toronto Ryerson Press 1963 Reprint Hard Cover Very Good - Good- 
326 pp, 8vo (8 1/4" H), medium blue cloth with dark blue lettering/trillium illustration on spine and dark blue lettering/pine cone illustration on front board. Third book in the "Anne of Green Gables" series. "(B)egins when Anne is eighteen and describes her college life, new friends and finally her romance." Three very small corner bumps, slight browning/fafing to edges of boards, wrinkling at top/bottom of spine, minor soiling to edges of text block. Dust jacket has light to moderate edge wear/wrinkling/creasing, several tiny chips and small edge tears, some light foxing marks, light soiling. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
EMILY QUEST., Montgomery, L.M.  (Lucy Maud.)
100 Montgomery, L.M. (Lucy Maud.) EMILY QUEST.
Toronto McClelland & Stewart 1947 Reprint Hard Cover Very Good Very Good- 
262 pp, 8vo (8 1/8" H) - dark blue boards with silver lettering/banding on spine, silver letter "C" in box on front board (for Cavendish Library). The third book in the 'Emily' trilogy. "Here is told the story, sometimes humorous, sometimes sad, of how Emily Starr of New Moon, Blair Water, came to be a great writer and a credit to the Clan Murray who had looked upon this strange talent with grave forebodings. It is the story, also, of the love of Emily and Teddy Kent which progressed through countless vicissitudes, stranger even than Emily's own fiction, to a happy ending at Blair Water. An unusual story, sensitively told. The diary form adds a certain directness." Previous owner's name in ink on free front endpaper, two tiny ink notations on front pastedown, small soft bump at top corner of approx. pages 100 to 225, two tiny corner bumps and tiny bump at top of rear hinge, slight fading to top edge of book. Dust jacket has light edge wear/wrinkling, moderate wear on edges of spine and top/bottom edges of front panel, a few tiny tears, light soiling on rear panel, slight fadng to spine title. 
Price: 40.00 USD
 
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