New York, N.Y. Donald I. Fine Books, 1996. Second printing [stated]. Hardcover. viii, 360 pages. Illustrations. Inscribed on the half-title page To "Pam" with all my love & thanks, Ruth Brown. Introduction, Discography, and Index. Chapters include Peppermint and Pickles, "Look What the Mailman Brung!"; Forces' Sweetheart; "The Girl Is Dead"; Ahmet, Herb, and Me; Lighthouse Keeping; With Mr. B and the Count; The "Great" Bundini; Oh, What a Dream; Rock Children; Mama, He Treats Your Daughter Mean; Mrs. Showbiz; "Nurse Blunt"; Redd Foxx to the Rescue; Bundini Returns; Swanson Too; A Brand-New Bitch; Black and Blue; Howell in Action; On Capitol Hill; motormouth Meets Jesse Jackson; Hall of fame; Skeletons in the Closet; Love of My Life; Atlantic Settles; "Ain't No Band Playin' This Time"; Long Live Royalty Reform; My Way of Evangelizing. Ruth Brown is the recipient of a Tony Award for Best Actress in a Broadway Musical ("Black and Blue"), a Grammy for Best Jazz Album, the NAACP Image Award, and numerous gold records. In 1994 she was inducted into the Rock-and-Roll Hall of Fame. Andrew Yule is the author of the biographies of Sean Connery: From 007 to Hollywood Icon; Life on the Wire: The Life and Art of Al Pacino; and Richard Lester and the Beatles, all published by Donald I. Fine, Inc. He divides his time between his home in Ayrshire, Scotland, and New York City. Told here in her own words, this is a story of trial and triumph, and of chart-topping success in spite of seemingly impossible odds. Ruth Brown (1928 – 2006) was an American singer-songwriter and actress, sometimes known as the "Queen of R&B"
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Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD: United States Army Medical Research Institute of Chemical Defense, Chemical Casualty Care Division, 1995. Second Edition [Stated]. Presumed First Printing thus. Wraps. , 219 pages, and additional detachable pages on agents. Foldouts. Appendices (including Glossary of Terms and Index. Cover has some wear and soiling. The purpose of this Handbook was to provide concise supplemental reading material for attendees of the Medical Management of Chemical Casualties Course. the United States Army Medical Research Institute of Chemical Defense (USAMRICD) is the nation's leading science and technology laboratory in the area of medical chemical countermeasures research and development. With sophisticated laboratories located at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland, USAMRICD manages a diversified portfolio of medical chemical warfare agent research projects for the Department of Defense and other Federal Agencies. Our strategic plan relies on the continued outstanding performance of our scientists and support personnel and their abilities to exceed expectations on customer directed research projects.
New York, N.Y. G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1988. Third Printing [stated]. Hardcover. 240 pages. Illustrations. Some DJ wear and soiling. Some page discoloration. Inscribed by Otis Williams on the half title page. Inscription reads To Andy, Thank You. Otis Temps "88". Includes Acknowledgments, Temptations Singles Discography, Temptations Album Discography,The Temptations with Diana Ross and the Supremes, and Top 10 Otis'isms. In this book, Otis Williams tells about the lean days and the fat, about Berry Gordy's renowned "Motown U." and the colleagues he got to know so intimately: Gladys Knight and the Pips, Smokey Robinson and the Miracles, and especially The Temptations' sister group, The Primettes--later to be known as The Supremes. Contains 70 black and white photographs of the Supremes and the Temptations. This is the frank, revealing story of Motown's legendary super group, told by the group's founder, Otis Williams. Otis Williams (born Otis Miles Jr.; October 30, 1941) is an American baritone singer. Nicknamed "Big Daddy", he is occasionally also a songwriter and a record producer. Williams is the founder and last surviving original member of the Motown vocal group The Temptations, a group in which he continues to perform; he also owns the rights to the Temptations name. In 1989, Otis Williams was inducted into The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as a member of The Temptations. Williams received an honorary doctorate from Stillman College in May 2006.
Boston: New England Conservatory of Music, 1932. Presumed First Edition, First printing. Single sheet, printed on both sides. Single sheet, approximately 11 inches by 9 inches, printed on both sides, folded in half, resulting in four panels. Sheet has some wear, tears and soiling. Scarce. The Honorary President of the event was Timothee Adamowski. The Conductor was Wallace Goodrich. The first inside panel is the program, which presented selections from Beethoven, Paderewski, Ivar Wideen, Carl Wohlfort, Chopin and Micheimer. There were two choral number directed by Mr. Anthony Nurczynski, an Apotheosis of Chopin by Professor Edward Burlingame Hill of Harvard, and an Address by Dr. M. Marchlewski, the Consul General of Poland. The second interior panel has Explanatory Notes, which are continued on the rear panel. The notes were contributed by B. A. Jezierski. Edward Burlingame Hill (September 9, 1872 – July 9, 1960) was an American composer. After graduating from Harvard University in 1894, Hill studied music in Boston with John Knowles Paine, Frederick Field Bullard (de), Margaret Ruthven Lang, and George Elbridge Whiting, and in Paris with Charles Marie Widor. Finally, on his return to Boston, he pursued studies with George Whitefield Chadwick. He joined the Harvard faculty in 1908, remaining until his retirement in 1940. His later-famous pupils included Leonard Bernstein, Roger Sessions, Elliott Carter, Walter Piston, Ross Lee Finney and Virgil Thomson. Among a range of works, He wrote four symphonies, four symphonic poems, two orchestral pantomimes, two orchestral suites, two piano concertos, one violin concerto, one cor anglais concerto, chamber music, jazz, one choral ode, and one cantata.
San Diego, California: The Firefly Press, 1996. First Edition [stated], presumed first printing. Trade paperback. 277,  pages. Inscribed to President and Mrs. Bush by the author, Rolf Benirschke, on the half title page. Inscription reads: President and Mrs. Bush, It has been a real pleasure getting to know you and the family and watching Marvin recover so completely. Thank you for your support of this book and the people who struggle with IBD. I admire you both greatly! Rolf Benirschke. Book includes Dedication, Acknowledgments, Introduction,and Appendix. Chapters cover Redemption; The Early Years; The Next Step; Storm Clouds; Slowly Sinking; Early Call; Lightning Strikes; He Ain't Heavy; One More Time; Return to Sender; Not a Third Time; Home Sweet Home; On Mailbox at a Time; It Takes Little Steps; Larger than Me; Getting the Word Out; Checking It Out; A Surgery to Anticipate; Along Came Mary; Want to Buy a Vowel?; and Two-Minute Warning. Appendix includes Interviews, Questions, Answers, and Information. The first interview is with Marvin Bush. Rolf Benirschke was an up-and-coming placekicker for the San Diego Chargers, earning a reputation as one of the most accurate kickers in NFL history. But then a little-understood intestinal illness turned his life upside down. Despite four major abdominal surgeries that left him near death and wearing an ostomy pouch, he surprised his medical doctors and his Charger teammates by returning to the NFL for seven more seasons. He is the national spokesman for the Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of America. In 1996 he published, Alive and Kicking! from which his famous quote "It's not what you become, it's what you overcome" was first observed.
Austin, TX: Jenkins Publishing Co., 1987. Presumed First Edition, First printing thus. Hardcover. 991 pages. Footnotes. Illustrations. Crandall & Harwell numbers Corresponding to Parrish & Willingham numbers. Index by entry numbers. DJ has wear and soiling. Book has some edge soiling and corner bumping. T. Michael Parrish , Linden G. Bower Professor of American History at Baylor University, is the author of Richard Taylor: Soldier Prince of Dixie and Confederate Imprints: A Bibliography. He teaches an undergraduate course on Texas history as well as graduate seminars on the Civil War era. A former president of the Society of Civil War Historians, he is the author of Richard Taylor: Soldier Prince of Dixie (1992) and Brothers in Gray: The Civil War Letters of the Pierson Family (1997), and most recently, a coauthor of Doris Miller, Pearl Harbor, and the Birth of the Civil Rights Movement (2017). He also serves as editor or coeditor for book series on the Civil War era with the University of North Carolina Press, Louisiana State University Press, and the University of Arkansas Press. Robert M. Willingham, Jr., was born in Washington, Georgia. He is the author of several books on his native Wilkes County, as well as works on Georgia and Confederate bibliography and sports history. Error noted in dust jacket. The page count in the book is 991 and not 1,133.
Rhyl, Clwyd, North Wales: Tideline Books, 1983. Later Edition, Likely first edition and first printing from this Publisher. Hardcover. 192 pages. Illustrations. Ink notation at bottom of DJ front flap. Inscribed by the author inside the front cover. Inscription reads: James & Chris, To thank you for your great hospitality, and many kindnesses, and for the very happy memories of your lovely home, wonderful cooking--and of Doves, Holland & Hollands, Laughter and many other pleasures: soft crab & swordfish stake included! Arthur [Sept 18th/20th 1987]. In the author's hand on the fep is written Author's Copy 15/11/83. This book includes a New Foreword, as well as chapters on Whispering Wings; The Call of the Gun; The End of the Journey; Luck; Greenland Whitefronts; Odd Flights; Shooting Dogs; The Best Dog in the World; Picking Wounded Birds; Fox and Goose; Letters to Fred Clay; Curious Incident; Some Hints, and On Keeping Wildfowl. Arthur Cadman was an expert on British deer and wildfowl, and the author of such books as Tales of a Wildfowler (1957), Shouldergunning for Duck (1963), and Dawn, Dusk and Deer (1966). Sir Peter Markham Scott, CH, CBE, DSC & Bar, FRS, FZS (14 September 1909 – 29 August 1989) was a British ornithologist, conservationist, painter, naval officer, broadcaster and sportsman. The only child of Antarctic explorer Robert Falcon Scott, he took an interest in observing and shooting wildfowl at a young age and later took to their breeding. He established the Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust in Slimbridge in 1946 and helped found the World Wide Fund for Nature, the logo of which he designed. He was part of the UK team for the 1936 Summer Olympics and won a bronze medal in the sailing event.
London, England: Pavilion Books Limited, 1986. Presumed First Edition, First printing. Hardcover. 201 pages. Illustrated. Inscribed by the author on the title page. Inscription reads: To Herb, with very best wishes, and thanks for your company and informed comments during an historic Harkness (sp?) event in 1988. David. The book contains a Foreword by Helmut Schoen, an Introduction, an Appendix--Full Results and Teams, and Index. Acknowledgments. Chapters include Was Walter Unlucky?; The Coming of Ramsey; A National Club; England Stutter: Brazil Speechless; South American Sulks; Wingless Wonders; "Everything You Want"; Jilted Idol; Winning the Cup Twice; and Sundown. Also contains an Appendix, with World Cup Final Competition 1966, Full Results and Teams, and an Index. This copy comes from the collection of Herbert W. Wind. Herbert Warren Wind (August 11, 1916 – May 30, 2005) was an American sportswriter. Wind began writing for The New Yorker in 1941, covered golf and sometimes other sports for that weekly magazine from 1947 until 1953, and again from 1960 until his retirement in 1990. From 1954 to 1960, he covered golf and sometimes other sports for Sports Illustrated magazine. Although associated with golf, Wind wrote articles on a wide range of sports including tennis, basketball, and football. In 1958, Wind coined the phrase 'Amen Corner' to describe the second shot at the 11th, all of the 12th, and the tee shot at the 13th hole at the Augusta National Golf Club, site of the Masters Tournament. Wind was elected to the World Golf Hall of Fame in 2008 in the Lifetime Achievement category. Small envelop addressed to Wind, and Wind collection slip laid in.
Niagara Falls: The Clifton House, c1890. Presumed one of a printing of multiple originals. Single sheet, printed on one side. Single sheet of hotel stationary. Format approximately 6 inches by 9.5 inches. FRAGILE. Scarce surviving ephemera from a historic building lost to fire in 1898. This has been folded in half and in half again Wear and tears at the creases. Some soiling on each side. The front side has ornately printed in the upper left corner The Clifton House Niagara Falls G. M. Colburn. Information from an 1882 document lists G. M. Colburn, presumably as owner or manager of the hotel from at least that time. On the top of the right side is a line for the date and 189 printed with space for the year to be added. On the other side, there are notes in pencil in one quadrant, which could be elements of a genealogy. Niagara Falls, the "Honeymoon Capital of the World" has had a long history as a tourist center. In 1801, Theodosia Burr (daughter of Aaron Burr) and Joseph Alston traveled here to marry and three years later Napoleon Bonaparte's younger brother Jerome married his fiance Elizabeth Patterson here. The War of 1812 paralyzed growth in the area while the U. S. and Canada battled at their borders, but soon after, resumed its resort image. Several hotels were established to accommodate travelers who came by buggies, boats and trains to enjoy the falls' beauty. Visitors were allowed for a time to walk out onto the river below the falls over a natural ice bridge which was formed from the spray mixed with the cold.
Philadelphia: The Jewish Publication Society of America, c1910. Presumed First Edition, First printing of this sales brochure thus. Single sheet, printed on both sides. Sheet is approximately 9.5 inches by 12.25 inches, printed in black and red on both sides. The sheet was folded in half to make four pages. It has been folded in half again, and there is wear and tears at the creases. Scarce surviving ephemera. The first page is a sales pitch for the six volume set. the inside two pages is largely taken up with a full size illustration of the volume with brief descriptive notes. The fourth side is the Subscription blank listing the price for the set at $18 to be paid in $3 monthly installments. The volumes remained the property of the Society until paid for in full. If paid in full by check, the purchaser's name would be stamped in gold on each of the volumes 'free of charge'. Among the selling points were that the six volumes contained more than 4,000 and over 8,000 topics in the index. It contained chronological tables and a number of specially prepared color maps and an index to them. The header on this front page, in red, was :Should Be in Every Jewish Home." Date range determined by date of 191_ on the subscription form.
Cambridge, Massachusetts: Addison-Wesley Press, Inc., 1951. Presumed First Edition, First printing thus. Hardcover. , 327,  pages. Footnotes. Some pages in two-column format. Addison-Wesley Press promotional material laid in. Cover has some wear and soiling. Name date and city of previous owner in ink on fep. Pervious owner was David Gene Reese, believed to the a former World Bank official and author of several books related to Africa and economics. Includes Preface, Acknowledgments, On the Concept of Social Value; The Explanation of the Business Cycle; Mitchell's Business Cycles; The Present World Depression: A Tentative Diagnosis; The Common Sense of Econometrics; Depressions: Can We Learn from Past Experience?; The Nature and Necessity of a Price System; Review of Robinson's Economics of Imperfect Competition; The Analysis of Economic Change; Professor Taussig on Wages and Capital; Review of Keynes's General Theory; The Influence of Protective Tariffs on the Industrial Development of the United States, Capitalism in the Postwar World; Capitalism; The Decade of the Twenties; The Creative Response in Economic History; Theoretical Problems of Economic Growth; There is Still Time to Stop Inflation; Economic Theory and Entrepreneurial History; Science and Ideology; The Communist Manifesto in Sociology and Economics; English economists and the State-Managed Economy; the Historical Approach to the Analysis of Business cycles; and Bibliography of the Writings of Joseph A. Schumpeter.
London: George Routledge & Co., 1854. Presumed First Edition, First printing. Hardcover. x, , 412 pages. Appendix: several vocabulary. Folding map (tears and partially repaired) inside back cover. With coloured illustrations, numerous engravings, and a map. Ex-library with usual library markings. Cover has wear and soiling. Some page discoloration. The author was noted for several decades for his travel narratives in these areas.
New York: Hamburg-American Line, 1936. Presumed First Edition, First printing thus. Hardcover. 34,  pages. Illustrations. Maps. Common Nautical Terms. Cover states S. S. New York from New York March 14, 1936. Cover has some wear and soiling. None of the notes pages have comments. J Wagner was the Ship's Captain. E. T. Braun was the Cruise Director. The itinerary was New York, LaGuayra, Curacao, Cartagena, Colon, Kingston, Havana, and back to New York. The total distance was 5222 miles.
New York, N.Y. Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1919. Later printing. May have been signed by the author on the title page. Hardcover. 144 pages. Footnotes. Cover has some wear and soiling. Lettering faded in places. Corners bumped. Spine frayed. Pencil and ink underlining and comments noted. Includes Introduction, and chapters on The Principles of Scientific Management, and The Fundamentals of Scientific Management. Signature on the title page. The signature is not distinct but is across the author's printed name, which is often the place an author signs his name. However, there is not a clear resemblance to more formal examples of the author's signature. Name of Jeffrey C. Chu (sp) in English and Chinese lettering underneath (name?) on fep. This book possibly belonged to: Jeffrey Chuan Chu ( ) (July 14, 1919 – June 6, 2011), born in Tianjin, Republic of China, was a pioneer computer engineer. He received his BS from the University of Minnesota and his MS from the Moore School at the University of Pennsylvania. Chuan was a member of the engineering team that designed the first American electronic computer, the ENIAC. ENIAC was designed by John Mauchly and J. Presper Eckert of the University of Pennsylvania, U.S. As a Senior Scientist at Argonne National Laboratory, he helped design several improved versions of early large-scale computers such as AVIDAC and ORACLE. The first IEEE Computer Society Computer Pioneer Award was awarded to him in 1981.
Chicago Heights, Illinois: The Journal of Irreproducible Results, 1971. Presumed First Edition, First printing of this issue. Wraps. 32 pages. The Journal of Irreproducible Results is a satire, of interest to professional and scientific workers. It was published quarterly, and stated it was established in 1955. Illustrations. Formula. Diagrams. References. Mailing label on back cover. Includes articles on Education, Writing, Research, Physics, Chemistry, Biophysics, Quotes, Molecular Biology, Research, Po-Sci-Etry, Studies in Elemental Chemistry and the Relevance of Zilch, and Chemically Chaste Campus.
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: Jordan Bros. 1893. Presumed First Edition, First printing thus. Hardcover. Format is approximately 7.25 inches by 8.75 inches. vii, , 167,  pages. Decorative endpapers. Footnotes. Some cover wear and soiling. Some hinge weakness. Damaged frontis illustration and some page corners have been repaired and rebacked. Other tape repairs noted. Some text appears to be in Spanish and/or Latin. This is reproduced in fac-simile from the unique and excessively rare originals. With Illustrations, Introductions, and Notes. Includes Descendants of Columbus; Editorial Introduction; Preface; Literal Translation of the First Edition of Columbus' Spanish Letter to Luis de Sant' Angel; The Latin Letter of Columbus Printed in 1493, and Announcing the Discovery of America, Reproduced in Facsimile, with a Preface. Also includes The First Four Voyages of Amerigo Vespucci, Reprinted in Facsimile and Translated from the rare original edition (Florence 1505-6). Also contains Letter of Americo Vespucci's First Voyage, Second Voyage, Third Voyage, and Fourth Voyage. The editor was possibly Frederic George Young (1858-1929) who was an educator in the U.S. state of Oregon. After graduating from Johns Hopkins University in 1886, he taught in Wisconsin and South Dakota. He moved to Portland in 1890, and served as president of Albany College before being appointed professor of economics and history at the University of Oregon in 1895. He was a founding officer of the Oregon Historical Society, and was editor of its Oregon Historical Quarterly from 1900 through the December 1928. He served on the Oregon Commission for the Lewis and Clark Centennial Exposition.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1892. Revised Edition. Presumed first printing thus. Hardcover. vi, , 294,  pages. Frontis illustration. Illustrations. Occasional footnotes. Stamp of previous owner's/private library on fep. From the collection of Dr. J. E. Gross!!! Hinges have some weakness. Cover has some wear and soiling. This is one of the Illustrated Library of Travel. This may be the preferred edition. Bayard Taylor (January 11, 1825 – December 19, 1878) was an American poet, literary critic, translator, travel author, and diplomat. In 1848, Horace Greeley, editor of the New York Tribune, hired Taylor and sent him to California to report on the gold rush. He returned by way of Mexico and published a two-volume collection of travel essays, El Dorado; or, Adventures in the Path of Empire (1850). Within two weeks of release, the books sold 10,000 copies in the U.S. and 30,000 in Great Britain. In 1849, Taylor won a popular competition sponsored by P. T. Barnum to write an ode for the "Swedish Nightingale", singer Jenny Lind. His poem "Greetings to America" was set to music by Julius Benedict and performed by the singer at numerous concerts on her tour of the United States. In 1862, he was appointed to the U.S. diplomatic service as secretary of legation at St. Petersburg, and acting minister to Russia for a time during 1862-3 after the resignation of Ambassador Simon Cameron. On July 4, 1876, at the Centennial Exposition in Philadelphia, Bayard recited his National Ode to an enthusiastic crowd of more than four thousand, the largest audience for a poetry reading in the United States to that date and a record which stood until 1961. Taylor's travel writings were widely quoted by congressmen.
New York: Paul Cravath, 1927. Presumed First Edition, First printing. Hardcover. ix, , 179,  pages/ Endpaper maps. Illustrations. Ink notation on fep. Tape marks inside covers were a DJ (now absent) may have been secured. Cover has some wear and soiling. Some page soiling/discoloration. Slip bound in between frontis and title page states "From Paul Cravath 52 William Street New York City". Verso states that Paul Cravath holds the copyright. The Preface, signed by Paul D. Cravath, describes this work as "My desultory on the Cruise of Warrior in the Far East in January, February, and March, 1927, were not intended for publication. Inadequate as they area as a record of a most interesting and inspiring journey, they are printed for the convenience of my hosts, Mr. and Mrs. Harrison Williams and their friends." Paul Drennan Cravath (July 14, 1861 – July 1, 1940) was a prominent Manhattan lawyer and a partner of the law firm known as Cravath, Swaine & Moore. Cravath graduated cum laude from Columbia Law School in 1886; he was awarded the school's first Municipal Law prize. An early client was George Westinghouse, who was being sued by the Edison Illuminating Company for infringing on Thomas Edison's incandescent lamp patent. He was one of the founding officers of the Council on Foreign Relations in 1921.
New York, N.Y. W. W. Norton & Company, Inc., 1960. First Edition [Stated], First Printing [Stated]. Hardcover. 252,  pages. Occasional footnotes. DJ is worn, torn, soiled and chipped. Inscribed on the half title by Julian Marias, Ortega's most devoted and articulate disciple, and his wife Solita. Inscription reads To Richard Juhnke [sp?], with every good wish. Solita & Julian Marias Madrid, Christmas,1966. Includes Translator's Preface, as well as chapters on Philosophy Today; Philosophy Contracts and Expands; The "Theme of Our Times." Science as Mere Symbolism; Knowledge of the Universe or the Multi-Verse; Technical Problems and Practical Problems; The Need for Philosophy; Theory and Belief. Joviality, Intuitive Evidence, Data for the Problem of Philosophy; Facts of the Universe. The Cartesian Doubt. Theoretic primacy of the Conscious. The Self as Gerfalcon; The Discovery of Subjectivity, Ancient "Ecstasy" and "Spiritualism.'; The Theme of Our Times. A Fundamental Reform of Philosophy. The Basic Fact of the Universe, Myself for the World, and the World for Me; A New Reality and a New Idea of Reality. The Indigent Self, To live is to find ourselves in the world. To live is to decide what we are going to be; The Basic Reality is our Life. The Categories of Life. Theoretic Live. Destiny and Freedom. Though this book deals with a subject more fundamental than that of his previously translated books, Ortega's style here, as always, is richly allusive, witty, and free from technical jargon. Mildred Adams was the translator (into English) of the main body of Ortega's work, including Man and Crisis, What is Philosophy?, Some Lessons in Metaphysics, and An Interpretation of Universal History.
New York, N.Y. Alfred A. Knopf, 1923. First U. S. Edition, First printing. Hardcover. 80 pages. Cover has some wear and soiling. This is a book of verses, with black and white illustrations by B.T.B. Joseph Hilaire Pierre René Belloc (27 July 1870 – 16 July 1953) was a British-French writer and historian and one of the most prolific writers in England during the early twentieth century. Belloc was also an orator, poet, sailor, satirist, writer of letters, soldier, and political activist. He was President of the Oxford Union and later MP for Salford South from 1906 to 1910. He was a noted disputant, with a number of long-running feuds. Belloc became a naturalized British subject in 1902 while retaining his French citizenship. His writings encompassed religious poetry and comic verse for children. His widely sold Cautionary Tales for Children included "Jim, who ran away from his nurse, and was eaten by a lion" and "Matilda, who told lies and was burned to death". He wrote historical biographies and numerous travel works, including "The Path to Rome" (1902). He also collaborated with G. K. Chesterton on a number of works. The prolific author of more than 150 books, Belloc wrote on myriad subjects, from warfare to poetry to the many current topics of his day. He has been called one of the Big Four of Edwardian Letters, along with H.G.Wells, George Bernard Shaw, and G. K. Chesterton, all of whom debated with each other into the 1930s. His best travel writing has secured a permanent following. Lord Ian Basil Gawaine Hamilton-Temple-Blackwood (4 November 1870 – 3 July 1917), known as Lord Basil Temple Blackwood, was a British lawyer, civil servant and book illustrator.
New York, N.Y. Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1947. Second Edition (Revised edition), Presumed first printing thus. Hardcover. xiv, 411,  pages. Includes Preface to the Second Edition; Preface; Prologue, and Index. Chapters include The Marxian Doctrine; Can Capitalism Survive?; Can Socialism Work? Socialism and Democracy; and A Historical Sketch of Socialist Parties. This revised/second edition contains new material appraising the social changes wrought by the war. Joseph Alois Schumpeter (February 8, 1883 – January 8, 1950) was an Austrian political economist. He was born in Moravia, and briefly served as Finance Minister of German-Austria in 1919. In 1932, he emigrated to the United States to become a professor at Harvard University, where he remained until the end of his career, and in 1939 obtained American citizenship. Schumpeter was one of the most influential economists of the early 20th century, and popularized the term "creative destruction", that was coined by Werner Sombart. The source of Schumpeter's dynamic, change-oriented, and innovation-based economics was the Historical school of economics. Schumpeter's work on the role of innovation and entrepreneurship can be seen as a continuation of ideas originated by the Historical School. Schumpeter's most popular book is probably Capitalism, Socialism and Democracy. While Marx predicted that capitalism would be overthrown by a violent proletarian revolution, which actually occurred in the least capitalist countries, Schumpeter believed that capitalism would weaken by itself and collapse. Specifically, the success of capitalism would lead to corporatism and to values hostile to capitalism, especially among intellectuals.
San Francisco, CA: Proletarian Publishers, c1972. Unknown edition and unknown printing. Trade paperback. 6, , 133-399,  pages. Sections II-IV only. Section II is Unity and the Strife of Opposites, Section III is the Law of the Transition of Quantity into Quality, Section IV The Negation of the Negation. Prepared by the Leningrad Institute of Philosophy. This was first published in 1937 and the first English language translation was also first published in 1937. Proletarian Publishers was started in 1972 as a rebuttal to the Communist Party, USA. The San Francisco based organization sought to build a multinational Marxist-Leninist Communist Party. They viewed CPUSA as revision of Bolshevik communism and a major deterrent from a true multinational communist party. They published throughout the 1970s on topics related to communism and Marxism.
San Francisco, CA: Proletarian Publishers, c1970. Unknown edition, unknown printing [copyright is 1934]. Trade paperback. 96 pages. Occasional footnotes. Reference Notes. Proletarian Publishers was started in 1972 as a rebuttal to the Communist Party, USA. The San Francisco based organization sought to build a multinational Marxist-Leninist Communist Party. They viewed CPUSA as revision of Bolshevik communism and a major deterrent from a true multinational communist party. They published throughout the 1970s on topics related to communism and Marxism. Vladimir Viktorovich Adoratsky (1878–1945) was a Russian revolutionary, Soviet historian, Marxist Philosopher and political theorist. Born in Kazan in to a poor merchant family, he graduated in law from Kazan University, and joined the Bolshevik faction of the Russian Social Democratic Labour Party in 1904. Arrested in 1905, he was deported to Astrakhan province. After his release he emigrated to Geneva. Later, he lived in Paris, London - where he met Sidney and Beatrice Webb, Berlin and Munchen, returning to Russia in 1918. In 1920-28, he was assistant manager of the Central Archives Board, in 1928-31, deputy director of the Lenin Institute, and in 1932 a member of the Academy of Sciences of the USSR. In the 1920s, he edited volumes of philosophical writings by Marx and Engels, and Lenin, and wrote a number of works on the Marxist theory of the state and law, and on the philosophy and history of Marxism. Early in 1931, Adoratsky became head of the merged Marx-Engels and Lenin Institutes. He also led the USSR Academy of Sciences Institute of Philosophy in 1936-39. He retired due to ill health in 1939, he died in Moscow in 1945.
Washington DC: Department of the Air Force, 1996. Presumed first printing thus (supersedes AFP 64-5, 1 Sep 1985). Spiral bound. Format is approximately 4.5 inches by 7 inches, with stiff plastic card covers. 122 pages. Illustrations. Sticker residue on back cover. This pamphlet is designed to aid airman survival and rescue efforts regardless of geographic location or climatic conditions. It describes, in outline form, the basic survival skills which airmen have been trained in. It will assist the airman in recognizing and using the natural resources at hand. This information, plus one's will to survive, are necessary to ensure survival. Among the topics covered are: Survival, Hole-up, Evasion, Camouflage, Shelter, Search and Rescue, Personal Protection, Signaling, Recovery, Sustenance, Nuclear Conditions, and Hazardous Conditions.
New York, N.Y. Atheneum, 1968. Book Club Edition. Hardcover. xvi, 226,  pages. Embossed stamp on fep. Ink notation on second fep. DJ has wear, tears, soiling and chips. Foreword by Sir Lawrence Bragg, and Preface, as well as 20 black and white photographs, and 11 black and white diagrams. Portions of this book were first published in The Atlantic Monthly. In 1962, the Nobel Prize for Medicine and Physiology was awarded to Francis H. C. Crick, James D. Watson, and Maurice H. F. Wilkins, the three men who almost a decade earlier had worked together, merging data from chemistry, physics, and biology, to solve the structure of DNA--Crick and Watson on the building of a hypothetical model that would conform in all its parts to what Wilkins' X-ray pictures had already shown of the molecule. The interplay of ideas, temperaments, and circumstances was an especially fortuitous one, since the result that something that, in Watson's words, was too pretty not to be true: the double helix. Watson shows us how this particular piece of science was worked out, but along the way he manages to tell a great deal more, something of the general creative process itself. James Dewey Watson KBE (born April 6, 1928) is an American molecular biologist, geneticist and zoologist. In 1953, he co-authored with Francis Crick the academic paper proposing the double helix structure of the DNA molecule. Watson, Crick and Maurice Wilkins were awarded the 1962 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine "for their discoveries concerning the molecular structure of nucleic acids and its significance for information transfer in living material"