The Statesman's Year-Book: Statistical and Historical Annual of the States of the World for the Year 1920 to 1922 & 1924 to 1937 (Volumes 57-59, 61-74)

/ London: Macmillan, etc. 1920
volumes 57-59 & 61-74, complete volumes, bound, some bindings require repairs or replacement, ex library, good (NOTE: many volumes are available individually, please enquire). Volumes Included: 17

Subject/Keywords: International Relations Diplomatic History Government Economics Military Affairs Great Depression Studies Sino-Japanese War per

Item #: 446045


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Survey of Monroe Harbor, Michigan: Letter from the Secretary of War, Transmitting, with a Letter from the Chief of Engineers, Report of Survey of Monroe Harbor, Michigan (55th Cong., 2nd Sess., House Document, #102)

R. A. Alger / Washington: GPO 1897
4 pp., original self wrappers, extracted from larger bound volume, good. Volumes Included: 1

Subject/Keywords: nautical studies great lakes travel Americana engineering JZX

Item #: 896922


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Memoirs of the Last Ten Years of the Reign of George the Second. By Horace Walpole, Earl of Oxford. From the Original MSS.

Walpole, Horace (1717-1797) / London: John Murray, 1822
2 volumes; folio (leaves 32.5 cm. tall), li, [3], 536 pp., frontispiece and 3 other plates xi, [3], 536 pp., frontispiece and 5 other plates; The leather spines and corners of a later binding have been functionally covered with cloth and the marbled paper covered sides rubbed but still sound, light age staining throughout, a section of the first volume has a light purple stain at lower outside corner but no letters touched, complete but good only. Volumes Included: 2

Subject/Keywords: George II of Great Britain, British history, M2G Oversize

Item #: 735691

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Spitfire - The Story of a Famous Fighter. Tone Paintings by W. F. Hepworth. Based on Original Drawings by J.D. Carrick and Frank Yeoman. Produced by D. A. Russell.

Robertson, Bruce. / Letchworth, Herts: Harleyford Publications, 1960
first edition; large quarto, 211, [1] (ad) pp., illustrated throughout; jacket faded at margins, worn and frayed, slight toning to endpapers, small section of f.e.p. top corner lost and slight discoloration to covers, good. Volumes Included: 1

Subject/Keywords: World War II, Great Britain, military aviation, JZX jsn

Item #: 871201


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The Good Barque Anna, An Incident of the Pacific Cruise of the Atlantic Fleet by Robert W. Henderson, U. S. N., Flag Lieutenant, 2nd Division.

Henderson, Robert W. / NP: 1908
first edition; 32mo (12.5 cm. tall), one sheet folded for 4 pages including the title, this copy has a soft fold mark at center but never actually folded in half; humorous poem about how Old Captain Dan, drunk and running the Anna without lights to save money, manages to go through the Great White Fleet without hitting any ships; possibly based on an actual incident and probably printed only for friends and shipmates. Volumes Included: 1

Subject/Keywords: American poetry, United States Navy, Great White Fleet, RBH

Item #: 868992


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Anno Regni Georgii II. Tricesimo Primo. (An Act for appointing Commissioners for putting in Execution an Act of this Session of Parliament, intituled, An Act for granting an Aid to His Majesty by a Land Tax ...)

Great Britain. Parliament. / London: Printed by Thomas Baskett, 1758
first edition; narrow folio, [2], 215-527 pp. as issued; light extraction roughness at spine and first two leaves detached, some sections age toned and some have a narrow line of damp staining along fore edge, good; almost entirely devoted to lists of the names of those appointed as Land Tax Commissioners (an unpaid post, usually a yearly income of one hundred pounds or more was required), arranged by county and within these, subdivisions for cities and larger towns. Volumes Included: 1

Subject/Keywords: Great Britain, land tax, direct taxation, genealogy

Item #: 868831


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Industrial Reconstruction. Memorandum on the Industrial Situation after the War. The Garton Foundation. Harrison, 1916.

Fayle, C. Ernest. / London: Printed by William Clowes and Sons, 1916
reprinted from Quarterly Review; 23, [1] pp, library markings, both paper sides present but now entirely disbound. Volumes Included: 1

Subject/Keywords: Great Britain, industrial history, ZNI

Item #: 867058


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Report upon the Postal Service of England and France by W. A. Knapp, Chief Clerk Post-Office Department.

Knapp, W. A. / Washington: GPO 1879
half title leaf, pages [307]-329 reprinted from an unstated source; library hand stamp but else very good in original paper wrappers. Volumes Included: 1

Subject/Keywords: postal history, post office, Great Britain, France, RBH

Item #: 866949


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Edinburgh, the Borders and the Trossachs

John Geddie / Blackie & Son 1933
195 pp., Hardcover, bookplate to front paste down, else good. Volumes Included: 1

Subject/Keywords: Scotland, Great Britain, Europe, Travel, History, Urban Studies mll

Item #: 865068


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Britain's Commercial Interest Explained and Improved: In a Series of Dissertations on Several Important Branches of Her Trade and Police. (Reprints of Economic Classics, series)

Postlethwayt, Malachy. / NY: Augustus M. Kelley, 1968
facsimile of the 1757 first edition; 2 volumes, [4], xviii, [4], 548 pp. [4], vi, [6], 551 pp, library markings including pockets but sound and near very good with a clean interior. Volumes Included: 2

Subject/Keywords: Great Britain, economic history, economics

Item #: 862534


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Miss Weeton. Journal of a Governess, 1807-1811. Edited by Edward Hall.

Stock, Nelly Weeton (b. 1776) / London: Oxforde University Press; Humphrey Milford, 1936
first edition (the previously unpublished journal was found in a book store); xxi, [1], 331 pp., frontispiece, plates, small folding map; ex library, binding worn and front hinge cracked at title, clean text but reading copy. Volumes Included: 1

Subject/Keywords: Great Britain, Regency England, Lancashire, governesses, BBW

Item #: 860362

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The North American Fisheries. Speech by William H. Seward, in the Senate of the United States, August 14, 1852.

Seward, William H. / Washington: Buell & Blanchard, 1852
first edition; 15 pp, light general age toning, slight extraction roughness at spine but now disbound in self wrappers; concerns restrictions on American commercial fishing boats working off the Atlantic coast of Canada; Seward suggests the British dare not press their arguments to the point of war, Americans owe them a lot of money that they will not pay back if hostilities start and in Seward's opinion the United States could easily annex the British North American provinces or detach them from the Empire. Volumes Included: 1

Subject/Keywords: United States, Great Britain, Canada, foreign relations, fisheries question, AAS BRP

Item #: 854115


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Statistical Illustrations of the Territorial Extent and Population, Rental, Taxation, Finances, Commerce, Consumption, Insolvency, Pauperism, and Crime, of the British Empire ...

London Statistical Society. John Powell / London: Effingham Wilson (etc,) 1827
Third Edition; xvi, xxviii (disquisition on the external trade in corn, and currency), viii (introduction to third edition), 170 (tables), xi (index), [1] (table), [2] (ad) pp; only the faded and detached sides remain from green cloth binding, unrelated contemporary gift inscription, some leaves have margin chips and one causes minor loss, entirely disbound and a working copy only. Volumes Included: 1

Subject/Keywords: Great Britain, statistics, MC2

Item #: 852014


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Suggestions for a National Returns of Sickness.

Lewis, James. / London: C. P. Alvey 1870
first edition; small octavo, 12 pp, library markings, age toned, tattered, and disbound in self wrappers,complete text but poor copy; author proposes that there should be a weekly publication devoted to statistics of sickness. Volumes Included: 1

Subject/Keywords: history of medicine, public health, Great Britain, ZNI

Item #: 851970


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Les relations de societe entre l'Angleterre et la France sous la restauration (1814-1830). (Bibliotheque de la Revue de litterature comparee, 56)

Elkinton, Margery E. / Paris: Honore Champion 1929
first edition; small quarto, 208 pp, library markings, general age toning, spine of paper wrappers torn and frayed at head of spine, sound but good only. Volumes Included: 1

Subject/Keywords: Great Britain, France, cultural relations, PPH

Item #: 847078


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The Fight for Right.

Younghusband, Francis. / London: The Fight for Right Movement 1915
8 pp, library markings, both paper sides present but spine trimmed with no loss and now entirely disbound, reading copy; a patriotic movement then still in the formative stages. Volumes Included: 1

Subject/Keywords: Great Britain, World War I, patriotic organizations, ZNI

Item #: 844665


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Horace Walpole's Correspondence with Sir David Dalyrymple ? et al. (with) Horace Walpole's Correspondence with Thomas Chatterton ? et al. (The Yale edition of Horace Walpole's Correspondence, Volumes 15 and 16)

Walpole, Horace (1717-1797). Lewis, W. S., et al., eds. / New Haven: Yale University Press, 1967
second printings of the 1951 editions; small quarto, Volume 15 (the other correspondents are Conyers Middleton, the Earl of Buchan, Daniel Lysons, Samuel Lysons, William Robertson, Robert Henry, William Roscoe, James Edwards, William Beloe, and Robert Nares), liv, 395 pp., plates Volume 16 (the other correspondents are Michael Lort, John Pinkerton, John Fenn and Mrs. Fenn, William Bewley, Nathaniel Hillier, and Henry Zouch), xxvi, 439 pp., plates; library book plates and markings, else very good in blue original cloth; both volumes deal largely with antiquarian studies. Volumes Included: 2

Subject/Keywords: British literature, English men of letters, Great Britain, antiquities, antiquarians, BWK

Item #: 841314

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Armaments and Policy, 1919-1939, The Plain Facts. Proof only, For Private Circulation. May 1945.

National Union of Conservative and Unionist Associations. / London 1945
104 pp., library hand stamps and punched for a string tie but sound and good in original paper wrappers; feels that Conservative politicians, especially Prime Ministers Stanley Baldwin and Neville Chamberlain have been unfairly maligned for the failure to properly re-arm the country between the World Wars. Volumes Included: 1

Subject/Keywords: Great Britain, rearmament, Conservative Party

Item #: 839211


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Economic Annals of the Nineteenth Century. (Volume I. 1801-1829; Volume 2. 1821-1830)

Smart, William. / NY: Augustus M. Kelley, 1964
facsimile of the 1910-1917 edition, itself mostly excepts from Hansards; complete in 2 volumes (Smart died after the second volume); xxxv, [1], 778 pp. xxii, 548 pp, ex library and publisher's cloth lightened at spines but sound and good. Volumes Included: 2

Subject/Keywords: Great Britain, economic history, BBW

Item #: 839170


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Il Traffico Marittimo, a cura di C. Ernest Fayle. (Storia della Grande Guerra, series)

Fayle, C. Ernest, ed. / Roma: Provveditorato generale dello stato, Libreria ... 1928
complete in 3 volumes; first edition in Italian, "Tradotto dall'inglese a cura dell' Ufficio del capo di stato maggiore della marina"; quarto, I. Il periodo degli incrociatori, traduzione di Ubaldo degli Uberti, II. Dal principio della campagna sottomarina alla nomina del controllore navale, traduzione di Angelo Varoli-Piazza, III. La guerra ad oltraza coi sommeribili, traduzione di Silvio Salza; library markings and later cloth but sound and near very good with all twelve folding maps and charts. Volumes Included: 3

Subject/Keywords: World War I, naval operations, shipping, merchant marine, Great Britain

Item #: 837286


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