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ARCTIC: Journal of The Arctic Institute of North America. Volume 59, Number 1, March 2006

By: McCullough, Karen M.; editor

Price: $20.00

Publisher: (Calgary, Alberta, Canada): University of Calgary, 2006.: 2006.

Seller ID: 28668

Condition: Fine


(Calgary, Alberta, Canada): University of Calgary, 2006.. 2006.. Fine. - Quarto [11 inches high by 8-1/2 inches wide], softcover bound in pictorial wrappers. The binding is slightly bumped. 113 pages. Profuse photographic illustrations, maps, graphs, diagrams & tables in black & white. Near fine. Among the contents of this issue are articles on Frank A. Pitelka (1916-2003); decline of caribou on Prince of Wales, Somerset and Russell Islands; polar bear conservation hunting in the Canadian Arctic; and oilfield development and glaucous gull. View more info

ARCTIC: Journal of The Arctic Institute of North America. Volume 59, Number 4. December 2006

By: McCullough, Karen M.; editor

Price: $20.00

Publisher: (Calgary, Alberta, Canada): University of Calgary, 2006.: 2006.

Seller ID: 28669

Condition: Good


(Calgary, Alberta, Canada): University of Calgary, 2006.. 2006.. Good. - Quarto [11 inches high by 8-1/2 inches wide], softcover bound in pictorial wrappers. The front wrap is lightly rubbed with staining & small, light creases. ii & pages [361]-463. Illustrated in black & white with maps, graphs, tables & photographic illustrations. The journal is lightly cracked after the first leaf & this leaf is lightly creased. There is an ink mark on the Contents page. Good. Among the contents of this issue are articles on the earliest Inuvialuit graphic art; interspecific killing of an arctic fox by ... View more info

ARCTIC: Journal of The Arctic Institute of North America. Volume 63, Number 2, June 2010

By: McCullough, Karen M.; editor

Price: $20.00

Publisher: (Calgary, Alberta, Canada): University of Calgary, 2010.: 2010.

Seller ID: 28988

Condition: Good


(Calgary, Alberta, Canada): University of Calgary, 2010.. 2010.. Good. - Quarto [11 inches high by 8-1/2 inches wide], softcover bound in pictorial wrappers. The binding is very lightly rubbed with a few small, light creases. ii & pages [131]-260. Illustrated in black & white and color with maps, diagrams, tables and photographic illustrations. There are some ink check marks on the Contents pages. Good. Among the contents of this issue are the articles "Lady Lucy Barry and Evangelical Reading on the First Franklin Expedition"; "A Step-Change in the Date of Sea-Ice Breakup in Wes... View more info

ARCTIC: Journal of The Arctic Institute of North America. Volume 63, Number 1, March 2010

By: McCullough, Karen M.; editor

Price: $20.00

Publisher: (Calgary, Alberta, Canada): University of Calgary, 2010.: 2010.

Seller ID: 29495

Condition: Very good


(Calgary, Alberta, Canada): University of Calgary, 2010.. 2010.. Very good. - Quarto [11 inches high by 8-1/2 inches wide], softcover bound in pictorial wrappers. The binding is very lightly bumped & rubbed. Title & 127 pages plus 1-page publisher's catalog. Black-and-white photographic illustrations, graphs & tables and maps in black & white and color. There are some ink marks in the margins of the Contents pages. Very good. Among the contents of this issue are "Population Genetics of Bowhead Whales", "Arctic Energy in EU Policy" and "Walruses Attack Spectacled Eiders W... View more info

ARCTIC: Journal of The Arctic Institute of North America. Volume 61, Number 2, June 2008

By: McCullough, Karen M.; editor

Price: $20.00

Publisher: (Calgary, Alberta, Canada): University of Calgary, 2008.: 2008.

Seller ID: 29920

Condition: Very good


(Calgary, Alberta, Canada): University of Calgary, 2008.. 2008.. Very good. - Quarto [11 inches high by 8-1/2 inches wide], softcover bound in pictorial wrappers. The binding is lightly rubbed with a crease to the top corner of the rear wrap. ii & pages [119]-231. Illustrated in black-and- white & color with maps, graphs & tables and with photographic illustrations. There are 3 ink marks on the Contents page. Very good. Among the contents of this issue are the articles "The Lesser Black- backed Gull", "Wolf Reproduction in Response to Caribou Migration and Industrial Development... View more info

ARCTIC: Journal of The Arctic Institute of North America. Volume 60, Number 2, June 2007

By: McCullough, Karen M.; editor

Price: $20.00

Publisher: (Calgary, Alberta, Canada): University of Calgary, 2007.: 2007.

Seller ID: 31061

Condition: Very good


(Calgary, Alberta, Canada): University of Calgary, 2007.. 2007.. Very good. - Quarto [11 inches high by 8-1/2 inches wide], softcover bound in pictorial wrappers. The binding is lightly rubbed & bumped. ii & pages [115]-225. Illustrated in black-and-white with maps, graphs, diagrams, tables and photographic illustrations. Very good. Among the contents of this issue are the articles Freshwater Mollusks Survive Fish Gut Passage; The Mackenzie Inuit Whale Bone Industry; Possible Use of Foresight, Understanding, and Planning by Wolves Hunting Muskoxen; Reducing Vulnerability to Climate Change i... View more info

ARCTIC: Journal of The Arctic Institute of North America. Volume 60, Number 1, March 2007

By: McCullough, Karen M.; editor

Price: $20.00

Publisher: (Calgary, Alberta, Canada): University of Calgary, 2007.: 2007.

Seller ID: 31062

Condition: Very good


(Calgary, Alberta, Canada): University of Calgary, 2007.. 2007.. Very good. - Quarto [11 inches high by 8-1/2 inches wide], softcover bound in pictorial wrappers. The binding is very lightly rubbed & the edges of the rear wrap are slightly darkened. iv & pages [1]-113. Illustrated with 1 color diagram & with maps, graphs, diagrams, tables and photographic illustrations in black-and-white. There are a few check marks on the first contents page. Very good. Among the contents of this issue are the articles A Hans Kruger Arctic Expedition Cache on Axel Heiberg Island, Nunavut; The Most Southerl... View more info

ARCTIC: Journal of The Arctic Institute of North America. Volume 58, Number 3, September 2005

By: McCullough, Karen M.; editor

Price: $20.00

Publisher: (Calgary, Alberta, Canada): University of Calgary, 2005.: 2005.

Seller ID: 31312

Condition: Very good


(Calgary, Alberta, Canada): University of Calgary, 2005.. 2005.. Very good. - Quarto [11 inches high by 8-1/2 inches wide], softcover bound in pictorial wrappers. The binding is lightly rubbed & bumped with a light crease to the top corner of each wrap. The edges of the rear wrap are slightly darkened. [ii] & pages [233]-329. Illustrated with black-and- white photographic illustrations, diagrams & tables and with maps in black & white and color. There are 2 ink marks on the first contents page and the top corners of the first few & last few leaves are lightly creased. Very good. Among the c... View more info

CANADA: A POLITICAL AND SOCIAL HISTORY. Revised and Enlarged

By: McInnis, Edgar

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York/Toronto: Rinehart & Company, Inc., (1959).: (1959).

Seller ID: 12447

Condition: Very good


New York/Toronto: Rinehart & Company, Inc., (1959).. (1959).. Very good. - Octavo, cloth backed boards. xv, [i] & 619 pages. Illustrated in black & white. Very good. View more info

THE EMERGENCE OF METROPOLITAN AMERICA 1915-1966

By: McKelvey, Blake

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, (1968).: (1968).

Seller ID: 17556

Condition: Very good


New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, (1968).. (1968).. Very good. - Octavo, cloth in a dust wrapper. The dust jacket is lightly rubbed & chipped with light soiling to the rear panel & with a short tear to the bottom of the rear fold. x, [iii] & 311 pages. Black-and-white illustrations, including maps & charts. The front endpaper is slightly soiled. Very good. Dust jacket present. View more info

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AUTOGRAPH. Anti-British Canadian Patriot GENERAL DONALD McLEOD'S signature on a card penned at the age of 99.

By: McLeod, Donald (1779-1879). Canadian Rebel General & Patriot who was a strong supporter of Canada's independence from Great Britain.

Price: $500.00

Publisher: West Cleveland, [Ohio], circa [1877].: [1877].

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 36219

Condition: Very good


West Cleveland, [Ohio], circa [1877]., [1877].. Very good. - General Donald McLeod's autograph on a 2-5/8 inch high by 4-1/2 inch wide buff white card. Signed "Genl. Donald McLeod, Age Ninety Nine, West Cleveland" in an understandably slightly shaky hand given his advanced age (McLeod was 101 years old when he passed away 2 years later). The edges of the card are slightly darkened with some minor soiling. Very good. Born in Scotland, Donald McLeod (1779-1879) joined the British navy in 1803 and subsequently switched to the infantry in 1808. McLeod came to be regarded as a British Wa... View more info

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TYPED LETTER SIGNED BY PAUL V. MCNUTT

By: McNutt, Paul V. (1891 -1955). Governor of Indiana (1932-36). High Commissioner and Ambassador to the Philippines. Federal Security Administrator and Chairman of the War Manpower Commission under Franklin D. Roosevelt

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Washington, DC: 1943.: 1943.

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 31611

Condition: Very good


Washington, DC: 1943.. 1943.. Very good. - 128 words typed on the cream letterhead, 10-3/8 inches high by 8 inches wide, of the Office for Emergency Management / War Manpower Commission with the address and McNutt's titles as Chairman of the commission and Federal Security Administrator printed in blue at the top and a vignette ad for War Bonds in the bottom left corner. Undated but recipient has stamped date received "Feb 4 1943". Signed "Paul V. McNutt". The recipient has noted in pencil below his date stamp, "2/6/43 @ 'thanks' card". There is a paper-clip mark on t... View more info

A VINTAGE 1932 NEWS PHOTOGRAPH DEPICTING ANDREW W. MELLON, U.S. AMBASSADOR TO GREAT BRITAIN AS HE RETURNS HOME FOR CHRISTMAS

By: Mellon, Andrew W

Price: $10.00

Publisher: (December 22, 1932).: 1932).

Seller ID: 25324

Condition: Very good


(December 22, 1932).. 1932).. Very good. - sc The 8-1/2 inch high by 6-1/2 inch wide black & white photograph depicts well-dressed Andrew Mellon, in a dark 3-piece suit and overcoat, cane in hand. Distributed by International News Photos, Inc. with their pictorial stamp on the verso. The bottom edge of the photograph is creased. Very good. A press release serving as caption for the photograph is mechanically reproduced in type on a sheet of paper mounted from the verso. The text of the press release reads as follows:"AMBASSADOR MELLON RETURNS TO U.S. FOR YULETIDE / NEW YORK......Amba... View more info

Image for SIGNATURE OF AMERICAN INDUSTRIALIST ANDREW W. MELLON MOUNTED ON AN ORIGINAL DRAWING BY SEYMOUR HALPERN.

SIGNATURE OF AMERICAN INDUSTRIALIST ANDREW W. MELLON MOUNTED ON AN ORIGINAL DRAWING BY SEYMOUR HALPERN.

By: Mellon, Andrew W. (1855-1937). Industrialist and philanthropist. U.S. Secretary of the Treasury from 1921-1932.

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Circa [1930].: [1930].

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 34824

Condition: Very good


Circa [1930].. [1930].. Very good. - A 5-1/8 inch high by 3-3/8 inch wide black-and-white pencil, pen & gouache drawing of Andrew Mellon by Seymour Halpern is mounted on a 7-5/8 inch high by 5-1/2 inch wide piece of heavy card. Mounted along the bottom edge of the portrait is a small slip of paper signed "A W Mellon". The mount is slightly bumped and there is some light soiling to the edges of the drawing & to the signature slip. Very good. The attractive head-and- shoulders drawing of a white-haired Andrew Mellon is by future Congressman Seymour Halpern.Andrew William Mellon [18... View more info

Image for SUGGESTED STANDARDS FOR DETERMING UN-AMERICAN ACTIVITES. (Cover title).

SUGGESTED STANDARDS FOR DETERMING UN-AMERICAN ACTIVITES. (Cover title).

By: Meriam, Lewis; Metz, Harold W.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Washington, DC: The Brookings Institution, 1945.: 1945.

Seller ID: 94621

Condition: Fair


- Octavo, softcover laid into printed wraps. The pamphlet is completely disbound. The wraps are lightly soiled & darkened around the edges with the corners of the front wrap slightly bumped. [1] leaf & 14 pages plus inside front wrap. Ex-library with a small rectangle stamped below the title, a numeral stamped at the bottom of the first leaf & a date stamp on the rear wrap. Fair reading copy. Memorandum prepared by Lewis Meriam and Harold W. Metz of the Brooking Institution's staff "at the Request of the Committee on Un-American Activities of the House of Representatives". View more info

SHORE FRONT RIGHTS IN THE STATE OF NEW YORK

By: Mershon, Stephen L

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Montclair, NJ: published by the author, 1929.: 1929.

Seller ID: 2553

Condition: Very good


Montclair, NJ: published by the author, 1929.. 1929.. Very good. - Octavo, dark blue cloth titled in gilt on front cover. The covers are lightly bumped & rubbed with a tiny white stain to the front cover. 98 pp. Illustrated with a folding B&W map mounted on the rear pastedown. There is some creasing to the front edge of the map. Very good. Probable first edition.In his introductory note, Harry D. Sleight writes that Mershon's historical study of shore rights in New York State has been issued in the hope that it will help to resolve contemporary problems over shore rights in Long Island.... View more info

ON, PALE RIDER! THE STORY OF CAESAR RODNEY AND HIS IMMORTAL RIDE: An Affectionate Essay by Earl Schenck Miers. Printed in June of 1964 for the Friends of the Curtis Paper Company

By: Miers, Earl Schenck

Price: $10.00

Publisher: (Newark, DE: Curtis Paper Company), 1964.: 1964.

Seller ID: 19634

Condition: Good


(Newark, DE: Curtis Paper Company), 1964.. 1964.. Good. - Octavo, softcover bound in pictorial cream & tan wrappers. The wraps are soiled & lightly bumped with several stains to the rear cover and a gift inscription penciled on the top edge of the front wrap. 26 pages plus colophon. Illustrated with 2 black-and-white plates. The page corners are lightly bumped, else the contents are very good. This booklet was designed by Joseph Blumenthal and printed at the Spiral Press, N.Y. A leaflet listing Curtis Paper Company merchants is laid in. View more info

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ARCTIC SUN AND TROPIC MOON: Vitus Bering and James Cook Discover ALASKA and HAWAII.

By: Miers, Earl Schenck.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Newark, DE: The Curtis Paper Company, 1960.: 1960.

Seller ID: 95008

Condition: Very good


- Octavo, softcover bound in pictorial cream-colored wraps. The front wrap is lightly soiled with a small stain & some tiny brown marks to its top edge. Unpaginated. Illustrations drawn from original sources, including 2 folding color maps by by Enrico Arno and wood-engraved color cover illustration & vignettes in maroon by Stefan Martin. The contents are fine. Very good. Published for friends of The Curtis Paper Company of Newark, Delaware. The colophon states that this is the seventh booklet in a series of Americana commissioned annually by the company. The edition was designed by Joseph Blu... View more info

NEW YORK: THE WORLD'S FAIR CITY: A comprehensive collection of brilliant photographs of the world's greatest city at work and at play, newly taken by leading American artists, together with official plans and photographs of the New York World's Fair of 1939. Introduction by the Hon. Grover A Whalen, President of the New York World's Fair, Inc

By: Monaghan, Frank; editor

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Garden City, NY: Garden City Publishing Company, Inc., [1939].: [1939].

Seller ID: 1998

Condition: Good


Garden City, NY: Garden City Publishing Company, Inc., [1939].. [1939].. Good. - Small quarto, pictorial blue paper covered boards with B&W illustrations on both boards, in dw. The boards are bumped & lightly rubbed; there is a piece out of the head of the spine & the tail is chipped. The dw is rubbed & chipped with tears & pieces out. Unnumbered pages, including profuse B&W photographic illustrations. There is staining to the rear pastedown & the page edges are darkened. Good in a fair dw. Dust jacket present. View more info

Image for SIGNATURE ON A CARD OF THE FIRST GOVERNOR GENERAL OF CANADA CHARLES MONCK, 4TH VISCOUNT MONCK.

SIGNATURE ON A CARD OF THE FIRST GOVERNOR GENERAL OF CANADA CHARLES MONCK, 4TH VISCOUNT MONCK.

By: Monck, Charles, 4th Viscount Monck. (1819-1894). Irishman who was the first Governor General of Canada (1867-1868).

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Dublin: May 6, 1869.: 1869.

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 35873

Condition: Very good


- A 2-3/8 inch high by 4 inch wide slip of cream paper is signed: "Dublin May 6. 1869 / Monck". The paper is mounted on a slightly smaller piece of card. The paper is partially detached from the card & its verso is glue-stained. Very good. Charles Monck, 4th Viscount Monck, who inherited his father's title in 1849, was born in Templemore, Ireland in 1819 and died in Enniskerry, Ireland in 1894. After serving as Member of Parliament for Portsmouth and as Lord of the Treasury under Lord Palmerston, he was appointed Governor General of British North America and Governor of the Province... View more info