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Sanneh, Lamin

Published by Harvard U. Press, Cambridge (1999)

ISBN 10: 0674000609 ISBN 13: 9780674000605

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About this Item: Harvard U. Press, Cambridge, 1999. Hardcover. Condition: As New. Dust Jacket Condition: As New. Maps (illustrator). First Edition. 291 pages including extensive notes and INDEX. Looks at the work of Crowther and others to establish (Christian) colonies in Sierra Leone and elsewhere. This provided a base from which to undercut the efforts of pro-slavery African chiefs. 2 maps and 5 b/w illustrations at book's center. READ more about : Canot, Liberia, re-captives, palaver-house, Hausa, King Jimmy, Lott Carey, Abeokuta, Badagry and Brother Palmer. Cond : Boards are buff in colour with black lettering - spine only. White end-papers. D.J. is cream and green with black lettering. D.J. graphic is an 1856 drawing of a street scene in Freetown, Sierra Leone. Volume (and d.j.) is tight, BRIGHT, square and clean in ALL aspects. No names, marks, nor tears. Giftable reference ! ! Quote (p. 75 ) : "._._. given an opportunity to leave for Nova Scotia, which he took. After twenty-two days of passage he arrived in Halifax in 1782 just before Christmas. After six months of enforced idleness, he was allowed to move to Shelburne, where his wish to minister to ._._._. .". Seller Inventory # 007459

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Published by The Maclean Publishing Company, Toronto (1933)

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About this Item: The Maclean Publishing Company, Toronto, 1933. Paperback. Condition: Good. First Edition. 52 pages. Cover painting by Thomas W. Mitchell features man with ax and oxen. Content: Fantastic International Trucks ad features photos of their largest and smallest models plus diagrams of their other 11 models; Investors Syndicate ad features Mrs. Martha E. Dodele; Nice Canada Dry ad features tennis-playing couple; She Who Walks the Waters, by Jefferson Cralle; Mr. Beatty - President of the Canadian Pacific Railway Company; Aces' Race - proposed professional world's championship sculling race at the Canadian National Exhibition (CNE), by Frank Adams - with illustrations of Major Goodsell, Teddy Phelps, Bert Barry and Bobby Pearce; Fair by not Frail, Gladys B. Taber; Eye, Eye, Sir, by Hugh Grant Rowell, M.D. - an article on vision; Who's Next? - an article to help other Canadians understand how political trouble of Ontario's Conservatives may affect the rest of the country - with photos of George S. Henry, Mines McCrea, Col. W.H. Price, and Mr. Macaulay; Warden of the Flock, by Paul Annixter; Central Banking, by Harold E. Crowle - a monetary commission will in the near future investigate the desirability of a central bank for Canada; Czar's Gold, by Robert Welles Ritchie; A Fall Out of History, by H.M. Blake; Feathered Speed - Pigeon Races, by W.T. Webb; Grain Fair, by Roderick Stuart Kennedy - The World's Grain Exhibition at Regina; Nice colour ad for Campbell's vegetable soup; President Roosevelt's Brain Trust; British M.P. W. Kirkpatrick supports Japan's conquest of Manchuria; Lux Toilet Soap ad features Loretta Young, Polly Ann Young and Sally Blake; Letters to the Editor; A Swedish Forest has supplied logs for 700 years and has greater supply than ever; The Great Auk may still live; The Summer Cottage - article by F.L. DeN. Scott; The Investor and His Stockbroker, by C.W. Stollery; Nice ad for Dominions Tires inside back cover; Nice ad for Chevrolet Standars Six and Master Six on back cover. Average wear. Address label atop front cover. A sound copy. Seller Inventory # 144C7697

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Saintsbury, George (editor).

Published by London Kegan Paul, Trench & Co. MDCCCLXXXV [1885]. [Printed by]: Chiswick Press:-C. Whittingham and Co. [-] First edition. Large paper copy in a special binding. (1885)

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About this Item: London Kegan Paul, Trench & Co. MDCCCLXXXV [1885]. [Printed by]: Chiswick Press:-C. Whittingham and Co. [-] First edition. Large paper copy in a special binding., 1885. Hardcover. Condition: Near Fine. No Jacket. 1st Edition. [Limitation statement]: "The large paper edition of this volume consisting of fifty copies, all of which are numbered and signed, was printed in December, 1885. This is No. 36 [signed] Charles Whittingham & Co." Size of binding: 6 3/4 in. x 9 3/4 in. x 1 3/4 in (thick), signed limitation page; [i]-xlvi (including contents & introductory essay), [1]-367 pp., finely printed on laid, watermarked paper: JW [Whatman]. Bound in full, red morocco leather, with five raised bands on the spine, gilt titling, and floral designs gilt in compartments, double-line borders gilt on covers, with gold-embossed monogram, with titlings: Annesley Hall Brighton + Fide Parta Fide Aucta, in banners above & below the monogram. Gilt dentelles on leather turn-ins; headbands, top-edge gilt; dark brown, blue & gold marbled endpapers. Presentation in ink on the front of the first blank flyleaf: "Minnie Sharp-With much love from Mrs. & Miss Hebb. April 13th 1892. Annesley Hall Brighton." This appears to be a specially bound copy, possibly given as a prize book. Former owner's printed book label pasted to the front marbled paper paste-down. Light edge wear, rubbing to cover corners; a few age-related tan spots to flyleaves. Overall, a fine copy, and a well-preserved example of a presentation or prize binding. The scan shows the spine & front cover. Weight: 3 lbs. Postage may be extra on this item. Authors representated (with short notices by Saintsbury): Malory, Hugh Latimer, Thomas Elyot, Ascham, Raleigh, Spenser, Sidney, Richard Hooker, Lyly, Bacon, Jonson, Burton, Edward Herbert, Hobbes, Izaac Walton, William Chillingworth, Thomas Browne, Thomas Fuller, Edward Hyde, Milton, Jeremy Taylor, Henry More, Richard Baxter, Cowley, Evelyn, Algernon Sidney, Bunyan, William Temple, George Saville, Dryden, Locke, Robert South, Aphra Behn, Gilbert Burnet, Charles Leslie, Defoe, Richard Bentley, Swift, Steele, Addison, Bolingbroke, Conyers Middleton, Berkeley, Pope, Richardson, Mary Wortley Montagu, Joseph Butler, Chesterfield, Robert Paltock, Fielding, Johnson, Hume, Sterne, Thomas Gray, Walpole, Gilbert White, Smollett, Adam Smith, Joshua Reynolds, Goldsmith, Burke, Gibbon, Boswell, Philip Francis, William Paley, Thomas Holcroft, Henry Mackenzie, Frances Burney, William Godwin, Mary Wollstonecraft, William Cobbett, Ann Radcliffe, Robert Hall, James Mackintosh, Maria Edgeworth, Scott, Sydney Smith, Coleridge, Southey, Jane Austen, Lamb, Landor, Henry Hallam, Hazlitt, Thomas Moore, John Wilson, De Quincey, William F. P. Napier, Mary Russell Mitford, T. L. Peacock, Henry H. Milman, P. B. Shelley, Edward Irving, John G. Lockhart, Carlyle, Macaulay. Seller Inventory # ABE-530116219

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