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The Death of the Red King ---by Paul Doherty -a Signed Copy ( Rufus the Red / William II ), Doherty, Paul (signed and inscribed) ( AKA:  Anna Apostolou, Michael Clynes, Ann Dukthas, C L Grace, Paul Harding )
61 Doherty, Paul (signed and inscribed) ( AKA: Anna Apostolou, Michael Clynes, Ann Dukthas, C L Grace, Paul Harding )

The Death of the Red King ---by Paul Doherty -a Signed Copy ( Rufus the Red / William II )

London, England: London, UK: Greenwich Exchange, 2006, 1st edition, First Printing
2006 1871551927 / 9781871551921
First Edition
Hard Cover
Near Fine (see description)

Near Fine (see description) Photo Cover
Signed and Inscribed
-----------hard cover, a Near Fine copy in a Near Fine dustjacket, feels unread, signed and inscribed "S_____ T_____ Best Paul Doherty", 180 pages, ---William II of England, nicknamed "Rufus the Red King" was killed by an arrow loosed by one of his own men. By concentrating on both old and new evidence, the author demonstrates that the king's death is highly suspect. Through the eyes of Anselm, the great philosopher and secret admirer of the Red King, the author develops a much more chilling interpretation of the Red King's death, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo
157954


Price: 33.18 CDN
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The Hero as Murderer:  The Life of Edward John Eyre - Australian Explorer and Governor of Jamaica 1815 to 1901, Dutton, Geoffrey ( Edward John Eyre related)
62 Dutton, Geoffrey ( Edward John Eyre related)

The Hero as Murderer: The Life of Edward John Eyre - Australian Explorer and Governor of Jamaica 1815 to 1901

London, England: London, UK / Marrickville: Collins / Cheshire, 1967, 1st edition, First Printing
1967 
First Edition
Hard Cover
Near Fine (see description)

Very Good+ (see description) Uncredited Cover Art
Not Signed
-----------hardcover, a Near Fine copy in a Very Good+ price clipped dustjacket, 416 pages, b&w photos and illustrations, map of Australia endpapers, contents include: The Hero as Murderer; The Desirable Field of Australia; Overlanding to Melbourne and Adelaide; Explorations in South Australia; Grey and King George's Sound; The Northern Expedition; To Fowler's bay; Around the Bight; Protector of the Aboriginals at Moorundie; England and new Zealand; The Crisis with Grey; St Vincent and Antigua; Temporary Lieutenant-Governor of Jamaica, 1862; Governor of Jamaica, the Underhill Letter; G W Gordon and Paul Bogle; War is at My Black Skin; A Picture of Martial Law; The Savage Philanthropists; "The Tiger in Our Race"; Intellectual Civil War; Murder, High Crimes and Misdemeanours; A Long Silence; APPENDIX A: The Myth of Lord Oliver; B: Eyre's Birthplace; Bibliography; Index, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo
140658


Price: 11.90 CDN
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Tokyo Rose: Orphan of the Pacific -by Masayo Duus ( Tokio Rose / Iva Toguri d'Aquino ), Duus, Masayo; Introduction By Edwin O Reischauer
63 Duus, Masayo; Introduction By Edwin O Reischauer

Tokyo Rose: Orphan of the Pacific -by Masayo Duus ( Tokio Rose / Iva Toguri d'Aquino )

New York, NY: N.Y / New York: Kodansha International, 1983, 1st Paperback Edition, First Printing
1983 087011607X / 9780870116070
First Edition
Soft Cover
Very Good (see description)

Uncredited Cover Art
Not Signed
----------paperback, a Very Good to Very Good+ example, a bit of light rubbing, a very tidy copy, 248 pages, b&w photos, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo
161625


Price: 13.23 CDN
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64 Edmonds, Walter D

The Musket and the Cross: The Struggle of France and England for North America, By the Author of Drums Along the Mohawk - Walter D Edmonds

Boston, Massachussetts: Boston, MA: Little, Brown, 1968, 1st edition, First Printing
1968 
First Edition
Hard Cover
Near Fine (see description)

Very Good+ (see description) Samuel H Bryant Cover Art
Not Signed
------------hardcover, a Near Fine copy in a lightly rubbed Very Good+ price clipped dustjacket, 514 pages, small LB stamp on front endpaper, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo
151726


Price: 13.23 CDN
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Remembrances of Life and Customs in Gilbert White's, Cobbett's, and Charles Kingsley's Country with Illustrations of Considerable Local Interest -by J Alfred Eggar, Eggar, J Alfred ( Charles Kingsley related)
65 Eggar, J Alfred ( Charles Kingsley related)

Remembrances of Life and Customs in Gilbert White's, Cobbett's, and Charles Kingsley's Country with Illustrations of Considerable Local Interest -by J Alfred Eggar

London, England: London, UK: Simpkin, Marshall, Hamilton, Kent & Co., 1925, 1st Edition, 1st Printing of the revised edition
1925 
First Edition
Hard Cover
Very Good (see description)

No Jacket as Issued (?) Text Cover
Not Signed
----------hardcover, about 5 x 7.5 inches, tan cloth with black lettering, a solid Very Good copy with light wear and rubbing, a bit of light soiling, 206 pages, b&w photos, the section at the back of the book is dated 1925, the earlier edition had 199 pages and was from 1924, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo
158260


Price: 33.18 CDN
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History of Icelandic prose Writers, 1800 - 1940 / ISLANDICA: An Annual Related to Iceland and the Fiske Collection in Cornell University Library, Volumes xxxii and xxxiii - 1800-1940 -by Stefan Einarsson ( 32 /  33 ), Einarsson, Stefan, Professor of Scandinavian Philology The Johns Hopkins University / Islandica Annual
66 Einarsson, Stefan, Professor of Scandinavian Philology The Johns Hopkins University / Islandica Annual

History of Icelandic prose Writers, 1800 - 1940 / ISLANDICA: An Annual Related to Iceland and the Fiske Collection in Cornell University Library, Volumes xxxii and xxxiii - 1800-1940 -by Stefan Einarsson ( 32 / 33 )

Ithaca, New York: Ithaca, N.Y.: Cornell University Press, 1948, 1st edition, First Printing
1948 
First Edition
Soft Cover
Good (see description)

Text Cover
Not Signed
----------softcover, about 6 x 9 inches, a solid Good to Very Good copy, some light wear and rubbing, a bit of age toning to the spine, some small nicks, 269 pages, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo
159131


Price: 19.88 CDN
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Cruise of the Jeannette -by Captain Edward Ellsberg, Ellsberg, Captain Edward
67 Ellsberg, Captain Edward

Cruise of the Jeannette -by Captain Edward Ellsberg

New York, NY: N.Y. / New York: Dodd, Mead and Company, 1949, 1st Edition, First Printing
1949 
First Edition
Hard Cover
Very Good+ ( see Description )

Fair (see description) Gerald Foster
Not Signed
------------hardcover, a Very Good+ copy in a chipped and torn price clipped dustjacket, substantial loss on rear panel of jacket, 275 pages, b&w illustrations, the story of an expedition to the North Pole via the Behring Sea, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo
153290


Price: 13.23 CDN
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The Jews of South Carolina, from the Earliest Times to the Present Day ( Jewish History in SC )(includes chapters on Moses Lindo; Beth Elohim congregation ), Elzas, Barnett A
68 Elzas, Barnett A

The Jews of South Carolina, from the Earliest Times to the Present Day ( Jewish History in SC )(includes chapters on Moses Lindo; Beth Elohim congregation )

USA: Spartanburg, South Carolina ( SC ): The Reprint Company, Publishers, 1983 Reprint of the 1905 1st Edition, First Printing
1983 0871520923 / 9780871520920
Later printing(s)
Hard Cover
Near Fine (see description)

No Jacket as issued Text Cover
Not Signed
-----------hard cover, a Near Fine copy, no dustjacket as issued, reprints in facsimile the rare 1905 edition, 352 pages, b&w photos and illustrations, fold-outs are intact, contents include: Preface; Beginnings 1670 to 1750; Organization 1750 to 1775; Moses Lindo; Francis Salvador; The Recolutionary Period; Joseph Salvador; 1783 to 1800; 1800 to 1824; The Reformed Society of Israelites; 1824 to 1860; Religious Development 1824 to 1860; The War Between the States; Smaller Communities; Modern Period 1865 to 1905; Miscellaneous Biographies; APPENDIX A: The Act for Making Aliens Free; B: Directories 1695 to 1800; C: The Salvador Grant of Arms; D: The Hebrew Benevolent Society; E: Hebrew Orphan Society; F: The Congregation Beth Elohim 1800 to 1824; G: Ministers of Beth Elohim 1750 to 1905; H: Old Jewish Cemeteries in SC; Bibliography; Index, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo
143982


Price: 13.23 CDN
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69 Esch, Arnold

Wahre Geschichten aus dem Mittelalter. Kleine Schicksale selbst erzählt in Schreiben an den Pabst

Germany: Munchen ( Munich ), Germany: Verlag C H Beck, 2010, 1st Edition, First Printing
2010 3406601332 / 9783406601330
First Edition
Hard Cover
Near Fine (see description)

Near Fine (see description) Jean Fouquet Cover Art
Not Signed
-----------hardcover, a Near Fine copy in a Near Fine dustjacket, 222 pages, b&w illustrations, entirely in GERMAN, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo
149697


Price: 22.54 CDN
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The Zhivago Affair: The Kremlin, the CIA and the battle over a Forbidden Book by Peter Finn and Petra Couvee ( Dr / Doctor Zhivago ), Finn, Peter and Petra Couvee ( Boris Pasternak related)
70 Finn, Peter and Petra Couvee ( Boris Pasternak related)

The Zhivago Affair: The Kremlin, the CIA and the battle over a Forbidden Book by Peter Finn and Petra Couvee ( Dr / Doctor Zhivago )

London, England: London, UK: Harvill Secker, 2014, 1st Edition, First Printing
2014 1846557127 / 9781846557125
First Edition
Hard Cover
Near Fine (see description)

Near Fine (see description) Uncredited Cover Art
Not Signed
------------hardcover, about 6.25 x 9.25 inches, a Near Fine copy in a Near Fine dustjacket, 352 pages, b&w illustrations, ---"Drawing on newly declassified government files, this is the dramatic story of how a forbidden book in the Soviet Union became a secret CIA weapon in the ideological battle between East and West. In May 1956, an Italian publishing scout took a train to a village just outside Moscow to visit Russia’s greatest living poet, Boris Pasternak. He left carrying the original manuscript of Pasternak’s first and only novel, entrusted to him with these words: -This is Doctor Zhivago. May it make its way around the world.- Pasternak believed his novel was unlikely ever to be published in the Soviet Union, where the authorities regarded it as an irredeemable assault on the 1917 Revolution. But he thought it stood a chance in the West and, indeed, beginning in Italy, Doctor Zhivago was widely published in translation throughout the world. From there the life of this extraordinary book entered the realm of the spy novel. The CIA, which recognized that the Cold War was above all an ideological battle, published a Russian-language edition of Doctor Zhivago and smuggled it into the Soviet Union. Copies were devoured in Moscow and Leningrad, sold on the black market, and passed surreptitiously from friend to friend. Pasternak’s funeral in 1960 was attended by thousands of admirers who defied their government to bid him farewell. The example he set launched the great tradition of the writer-dissident in the Soviet Union. In The Zhivago Affair, Peter Finn and Petra Couvée bring us intimately close to this charming, passionate, and complex artist. First to obtain CIA files providing concrete proof of the agency’s involvement, the authors give us a literary thriller that takes us back to a fascinating period of the Cold War—to a time when literature had the power to stir the world. "---, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo..
158757


Price: 15.89 CDN
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Nineteenth Century Wars in Egypt and the Sudan: An Illustrated History of Selected Covers, Cards and Autograph Letters from the Collection Formed in the Nineteen Seventies ( Stuart Rossiter Trust Fund & Philatelic Auctions )( Stamps )( 19th C./ 1970's ), Firebrace, John; ; Foreword By James Grimwood-Taylor / The Stuart Rossiter Trust Fund and Cavendish Philatelic Auctions Ltd
71 Firebrace, John; ; Foreword By James Grimwood-Taylor / The Stuart Rossiter Trust Fund and Cavendish Philatelic Auctions Ltd

Nineteenth Century Wars in Egypt and the Sudan: An Illustrated History of Selected Covers, Cards and Autograph Letters from the Collection Formed in the Nineteen Seventies ( Stuart Rossiter Trust Fund & Philatelic Auctions )( Stamps )( 19th C./ 1970's )

England: Bristol / Derby, UK: The Stuart Rossiter Trust Fund / Cavendish Philatelic Auctions, 1997, 1st Edition, First Printing
1997 0952717735 / 9780952717737
First Edition
Soft Cover
Near Fine (see description)

Photo Cover
Not Signed
------------softcover, about 8.25 x 11.5 inches, a near Fine copy, 218 pages, colour and b&w photos and illustrations, contents include: Foreword; Introduction; Map of Egypt and Sudan; The French campaign 1798 - 1801; The British campaign 1801 ( The Indian Contingent; Alexandria ); The Arabi Rebellion 1882 (The Indian Contingent ); The Mahdi 1881 - 85; Colonel Hicks' Disaster 1883; Suakin 1884; The Nile Expedition 1884 - 85 ( The Canadian Voyageurs; The Frontier Force 1885 - 91 ); The Suakin Expedition 1885 - 86 ( The Indian Contingent; The New South Wales Contingens 1886 - 91 ); The Captives of the Khalifa; The Dongola Exp. 1896; Suakin 1896; The Nile $Exp. 1897 - 98; The Marchand Mission 1898; The Army of Occupation 1882 - 1900 ( The Capture of Osman Digna ); Bibliography; Other Books by the Same author; Index, Regimental Index, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo
159138


Price: 66.43 CDN
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72 Frary, I T ( Ihna Thayer )

Early American Doorways (includes Some Canadian Doors )

Virginia: Richmond, Virginia: Garrett and Massie, 1937, 1st Edition, First Printing
1997 
First Edition
Hard Cover
Very Good+ ( see Description )

No Jacket Photo Cover
Not Signed
-----------hardcover, a Very Good+ copy bound in heavy brown cloth (almost like a burlap), paste down on front board and spine, no dustjacket, a bit of sunning to the spine, a bit of very light edge wear, name stamp on front blank endpaper, 193 pages, packed with b&w photos, includes 6 doorways in Canada,, contents include: Old Doorway Hunting; New England States; The Middle and South Atlantic States; West of the Alleghanies; The Southwest; Canada, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo
148683


Price: 13.23 CDN
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Palazzo Sani:  Gia Micheli - Sede Della Confcommercio Di Lucca, Giambastiani, Massimo; Iacopo Lazzareschi Cervelli, Introduction By Umberto Tenucci
73 Giambastiani, Massimo; Iacopo Lazzareschi Cervelli, Introduction By Umberto Tenucci

Palazzo Sani: Gia Micheli - Sede Della Confcommercio Di Lucca

Italy: Lucca, Italy: Titiana Editrice / Pegaso Group / Lucca, 2004, 1st edition, First Printing (presumed)
2004 8889245050 / 9788889245057
First Edition
Hard Cover
Near Fine (see description)

Very Good+ (see description) Uncredited Cover Art
Not Signed
-----------large (quarto) hardcover, a Near Fine copy in an attractive Very Good+ dustjacket witrh a bit of very light rubbing, 79 pages, colour and b&w illustrations and photos, ALL TEXT is in ITALIAN, the story and history (?) of a building in Lucca, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo,
147125


Price: 39.83 CDN
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74 Gilbert, Martin ( Winston Spencer Churchill Related

Finest Hour: Winston Churchill, 1939 - 1941 - Volume / BOOK 6

London, England / Toronto, Ontario: London, UK / Toronto, ON: Heinemann / Stoddart, 1983, 1st Edition, First Printing
1983 0773720189 / 9780773720183
First Edition
Hard Cover
Near Fine (see desciption)

Very Good+ (see description) Photo Cover
Not Signed
------------hardcover, a Near Fine copy in a Very Good+ price clipped dustjacket with some light rubbing, a massive book at 1308 pages, illustrated with b&w photos, overseas shipping (anywhere outside of Canada and the USA ) will require additional charges, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo
161462


Price: 19.88 CDN
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Her Majesty / Taschen Books (suitcase style slipcase - 11.75w x 15.75h x 2 inches )( Queen Elizabeth II Photographs / Photographic / Photography )( History )(photographers inc: Cecil Beaton, Yousuf Karsh, Lord Snowdon, Patrick Lichfield, Annie Leibovitz ), Golden, Reuel (ed) Text By Christopher Warwick
75 Golden, Reuel (ed) Text By Christopher Warwick

Her Majesty / Taschen Books (suitcase style slipcase - 11.75w x 15.75h x 2 inches )( Queen Elizabeth II Photographs / Photographic / Photography )( History )(photographers inc: Cecil Beaton, Yousuf Karsh, Lord Snowdon, Patrick Lichfield, Annie Leibovitz )

Germany: Koln, Germany: Taschen Books, 2012, 1st Taschen Edition, First Printing
2012 3836535181 / 9783836535182
First Edition
Hard Cover
Near Fine (see description)

Near Fine (see description) Featured photographers include: Cecil Beaton, Studio Lisa, Dorothy Wilding, Yousuf Karsh, Lord Snowdon, Patrick Lichfield, Wolfgang Tillmans, Rankin, Annie Leibovitz
Not Signed
-----------hardcover, about 11.75w x 15.75h x 2 deep inches, a Near Fine example, a couple of very small marks on rear board otherwise a Fine example, in a Near Fine dustjacket with a wee bit of very slight rubbing at folds, overall looks new, a spectacular production, looks great especially with the dustjacket in mylar, 357 pages, b&w and colour photos throughout, some large fold-outs including a quadruple page spread showing the family tree from The House of Hanover through to the House of Windsor, many double page spreads including one of the Queen, Charles and Diana and her two ladies in waiting (NONE of WHOM are SMILING ) with the church crowd in the background, ---housed in a Very Good suitcase style slipcase (about 12.75 x 18 x 2.5 inches), some rubbing to the slipcase, tear on one fold near the carrying handle, ---"Ladies and gentlemen, meet the Queen: The extraordinary public and private life of the world’s most famous monarch ---Born in 1926, married in 1947, crowned as Queen in 1953, Queen Elizabeth II has carried out her royal duty for more than six decades. This book tells her remarkable royal story through hundreds of stunning photographs, many published here for the first time. ---Brimming with history, politics, glamour, culture, world travel, and such icons of their age as the Beatles, Marilyn Monroe, and JFK, these photographs cover every aspect of the Queen's reign. Sourced from archives around the world, including the Royal Collection itself, they cover Her Majesty's early years, her coming of age during World War II, becoming a wife, Queen and mother, the international tours, the state functions, the palaces, the crowds, the weddings, the Royal Family, the Silver Jubilee in 1977, as well as more recent years of her steadfast reign. ---Featured photographers include: Cecil Beaton, Studio Lisa, Dorothy Wilding, Karsh, Lord Snowdon, Patrick Lichfield, Wolfgang Tillmans, Rankin, Annie Leibovitz"---, overseas shipping (anywhere outside of Canada and the USA ) will require additional charges, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo
161569


Price: 53.13 CDN
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Memories of the Old Plantation Home & A Creole Family Album  ( Laura Plantation, Louisiana Sugar Plantation ), Gore, Laura Locoul; Commentary By Norman and Sand Marmillion (signed)
76 Gore, Laura Locoul; Commentary By Norman and Sand Marmillion (signed)

Memories of the Old Plantation Home & A Creole Family Album ( Laura Plantation, Louisiana Sugar Plantation )

Vacherie, Louisiana: Vacherie, LA: The Zoe Company, 2001, 1st Edition, Later Printing
2001 0970559100 / 9780970559104
Later Printing of the first Edition
Soft Cover
Near Fine (see description)

Photo Cover
Signed
------------softcover, about 7.5 x 8.5 inches, a Near Fine copy, signed by one of the Marmillions, 166 pages, b&w photos, postcard for the Laura Plantation laid in, ---"IN 1936, LAURA LOCOUL GORE COMPLIED AN ACCOUNT OF NEARLY 100 YEARS OF LIFE ON THE LOUISIANAN SUGAR PLANTATION NAMED AFTER HER: LAURA PLANTATION ---HER MANUSCRIPT, RECENTLY FOUND, DETAILS THE DAILY LIFE AND MAJOR EVENTS OF THE INHABITANTS, BOTH FREE AND SLAVE, OF HER PLANTATION. LAURA'S WRITINGS OFFER AN INSIDER'S PERSPECTIVE INTO A CREOLE HOUSEHOLD, PANNING FOUR GENERATIONS OF LOVE AND GREED, PRIDE AND BETRAYAL, HEROISM AND PETTINESS, VIOLENCE AND EXCESS. AND , HER WORDS ARE ALSO AN EXPLANATION AS TO WHY SHE REJECTED THE TRADITIONAL CONFINES OF THE CREOLE WORLD TO BECOME A MODERN AMERICAN OF THE 20TH CENTURY"---, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo
155832


Price: 19.88 CDN
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Opium and Empire: The Lives and Careers of William Jardine and James Matheson by Richard J Grace / McGill - Queen's University Press, Grace, Richard J / McGill - Queen's University Press
77 Grace, Richard J / McGill - Queen's University Press

Opium and Empire: The Lives and Careers of William Jardine and James Matheson by Richard J Grace / McGill - Queen's University Press

Montreal, Quebec / Kingston, Ontario: Montreal, PQ / Kingston, ON: McGill - Queen's University Press ( MQUP ), 2014, 1st Edition, First Printing
2014 0773544526 / 9780773544529
First Edition
Hard Cover
Near Fine (see description)

Near Fine (see description) Photo Cover
Not Signed
------------hardcover, about 6.25 x 9.25 inches, a Near Fine copy in a Near Fine dustjacket, upper corners are gently bumped, 453 pages, b&w illustrations, ---"In 1832 William Jardine and James Matheson established what would become the greatest British trading company in East Asia in the nineteenth century. After the termination of the East India Company's monopoly in the tea trade, Jardine, Matheson & Company's aggressive marketing strategies concentrated on the export of teas and the import of opium, sold offshore to Chinese smugglers. Jardine and Matheson, recognized as giants on the scene at Macao, Canton, and Hong Kong, have often been depicted as one-dimensional villains whose opium commerce was ruthless and whose imperial drive was insatiable. In Opium and Empire, Richard Grace explores the depths of each man, their complicated and sometimes inconsistent internal workings, and their achievements and failures. He details their decades-long journeys between Britain and China, their business strategies and standards of conduct, and their inventiveness as "gentlemanly capitalists." The commodities they marketed also included cotton, rice, textile goods, and silks and they functioned as agents for clients in India, Britain, Singapore, and Australia. During the First Opium War Jardine was in London giving advice to Lord Palmerston, while Matheson was detained under house arrest at Canton in the spring of 1839, an incident which helped prompt the armed British response. Moving beyond the caricatures of earlier accounts, Opium and Empire tells the story of two Scotsmen whose lives reveal a great deal about the type of tough-minded men who expanded the global markets of Victorian Britain and played major roles in changing the course of modern history in East Asia. "---, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo..
158749


Price: 26.53 CDN
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78 Gravett, Kenneth / J Fremlyn Streatfeild (Edward Hasted related)

Timber and Brick Building in Kent: A Selection from the J Fremlyn Streatfeild Collection / Published for Records Publications Committee of the Kent Archaeological Society Volume XX (vol. 20 )(intended for a New Edition of History of Kent / Edward Hasted )

London, England: London / Chichester, UK: Phillimore and Co., 1971, 1st Edition, First Printing
1971 0850330068 / 9780850330069
First Edition
Hard Cover
Very Good+ ( see Description )

Very Good (see description) J Fremlyn Streatfeild / Howard Gaye / Robert Kent Thomas / Charles Baily / R C Hussey C F A Voysey / A H Haig / Gerald Calcott Horsley
Not Signed
----------hardcover, a Very Good+ copy with a faint dampstain to the blue cloth which does not affect any of the interior papges, in a lightly rubbed Very Good price clipped dustjacket with a faint damstain which doe not show through to the exterior, 32 pages + 122 plates, ---One hundred years ago a unique collection of drawings of houses, churches and villages in Kent was made by J Fremlyn Streatfeild, who commissioned pen and ink drawings from artists interested in architectural work, for eventual publication in a new edition of Edward Hasted's famous History of Kent. This grand scheme was never carried out, but those drawings relating to the houses are now published for the first time, together with an introduction outlining the development of these buildings ---, contents include: INTRODUCTION: Early timber framed houses in Kent / Changes in the 16th century / Town houses and trade / Ornamental timberwork and Jacobean decoration / Applied fronts and later timberwork / Agricultural buildings and later timberwork / Brick construction --- Appendix A: A Note on J Fremlyn Streatfeild / B: A Note on the Artists / C: The Omitted Drawings, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo
153287


Price: 13.23 CDN
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Beyond the City Lights:  The Story of the Western Province -the Towns and the Farms, the Life and the People, the Folklore and the Legends -by Lawrence G Green ( South Africa ), Green, Lawrence G
79 Green, Lawrence G

Beyond the City Lights: The Story of the Western Province -the Towns and the Farms, the Life and the People, the Folklore and the Legends -by Lawrence G Green ( South Africa )

South Africa: Southern and East Africa: Howard Timmins Publisher, 1981, 1st Edition, 2nd Printing
1981 086978210X / 9780869782101
Later Printing of the first Edition
Hard Cover
Near Fine (see description)

Very Good (see description) Dorrell Cover Art ( Sheila ? )
Not Signed
-----------hardcover, a Near Fine copy, in an attractive Very Good dustjacket, a bit of light rubbing, a couple of short closed tear, 240 pages, b&w photos, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo
159545


Price: 13.23 CDN
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Lakota and Cheyenne:  Indian Views of the Great Sioux War, 1876 - 1877, Greene, Jerome A (compiled, Edited and Annotated by)
80 Greene, Jerome A (compiled, Edited and Annotated by)

Lakota and Cheyenne: Indian Views of the Great Sioux War, 1876 - 1877

Norman, Oklahoma: Norman, OK / London, UK: University of Oklahoma Press ( UofO ), 1994, 1st Edition, First Printing
1994 0806126817 / 9780806126814
First Edition
Hard Cover
Near Fine (see description)

Near Fine (see description) Clyde Heron Cover Art
Not Signed
-----------hardcover, about 5.75 x 8.75 inches, a near Fine copy in a Near Fine dustjacket, 164 pages, b&w photos and illustrations, this contains: Introduction. The Great Sioux War and Indian Testimony / Jerome A. Greene -- 1. The Battle of Powder River, March 17, 1876 / Wooden Leg, Black Eagle, Kate Bighead and Iron Hawk -- 2. The Battle of Rosebud Creek, June 17, 1876 / Lazy White Bull, Little Hawk and Young Two Moon -- 3. The Battle of the Little Big Horn, June 25-26, 1876 / Red Horse, She Walks with Her Shawl, Brave Wolf, American Horse, Soldier Wolf, Tall Bull, One Bull, Flying By, Little Hawk, White Bull and Young Two Moon -- 4. Pursuing Soldiers in the Big Horns, July 1876 / Flying Hawk, Little Sun and Little Hawk -- 5. The Skirmish at Warbonnet Creek, July 17, 1876 / Beaver Heart and Josie Tangleyellowhair -- 6. The Battle of Slim Buttes, September 9, 1876 / Red Horse, Charger, Many Shields and Tall Bull -- 7. The Spring Creek Encounters, October 11, 15-16, 1876 / Lazy White Bull -- 8. The Cedar Creek Councils and the Battle of Cedar Creek, October 20-21, 1876 / Long Feather, Bear's Face, Spotted Elk and Lazy White Bull -- 9. The Dull Knife Battle, November 25, 1876 / Iron Teeth, Black White Man, Beaver Heart and Other Northern Cheyennes -- 10. The Battle of Wolf Mountains, January 8, 1877 / Eagle Shield and Wooden Leg -- 11. The Lame Deer Fight, May 7, 1877 / White Bull and Hump -- 12. The Death of Crazy Horse, September 5, 1877 / Standing Soldier and American Horse., any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo
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