Edinburgh: William Blackwood and Sons, 1916. Presumed First Edition, First printing bound thus. Hardcover. 1-434 pages. Contents pages not present. Cover has wear and soiling. Some page soiling and discoloration. Index not present. Blackwood's Magazine was a British magazine printed between 1817 and 1980. It was founded by William Blackwood and was originally called the Edinburgh Monthly Magazine. The first number appeared in April 1817 under the editorship of Thomas Pringle and James Cleghorn. Blackwood relaunched the journal as Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine under his own editorship. Aside from essays it also printed a good deal of horror fiction and was an important influence on later Victorian writers such as Charles Dickens, the Brontë sisters, and Edgar Allan Poe. One late nineteenth century triumph was the first publication of Joseph Conrad's Heart of Darkness in the February, March, and April 1899 issues of the magazine. The magazine ceased publication in 1980, having remained for its entire history in the Blackwood family. Contributors included: George Eliot, Joseph Conrad, John Buchan, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Thomas de Quincey, Margaret Oliphant, and Frank Swettenham. In Dorothy Sayers's novel Five Red Herrings the Scottish Procurator-Fiscal is mentioned as "reading the latest number of Blackwood to while away the time" as they spend hours waiting for the murderer to reveal himself. Vera Brittain lists "copies of Blackwood's Magazine" among her literary possessions in her description of her time as V.A.D. nurse in Malta in Testament of Youth.
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Washington DC: United States Government Printing Office, 1937. Presumed First Edition, First printing. Wraps. vi, 280,  pages. Footnotes. Appendices. Index. Some pencil marks notes. Cover has wear, tears, soiling, and chips. Pencil erasure residue on title page. Department of State Publication 1088, Conference Series 33. The Inter-American Conference for the Maintenance of Peace was an extraordinary conference which convened in Buenos Aires on December 1, 1936. The Buenos Aires Conference of 1936, was not a regular conference as it fell between the Montevideo Conference of 1933 and the 1938 Conference at Lima. Convened at the request of FDR, this extraordinary conference marked the further development of the Good Neighbor Policy and the initiation of hemispheric machinery for collective security. Indeed, past and contemporary historians date the multilateral application or "Pan Americanizing" of the Monroe Doctrine from the Inter-American Conference for the Maintenance of Peace.
New York: George H. Doran Company, 1915. Presumed First U.S. Edition, presumed first printing. Hardcover. xvi, 361,  pages. Occasional footnotes. Cover has some wear and soiling. Name and date in pencil on half-title page. Sir Ralph Norman Angell (26 December 1872 – 7 October 1967) was an English lecturer, journalist, author, and Member of Parliament. Angell was one of the principal founders of the Union of Democratic Control. He served on the Council of the Royal Institute of International Affairs, was an executive for the World Committee against War and Fascism,and a member of the executive committee of the League of Nations Union, He was knighted in 1931 and awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1933. He was born Ralph Norman Angell Lane, but adopted Angell as his sole surname. He attended the University of Geneva. In Geneva, Angell felt that Europe was "hopelessly entangled in insoluble problems". He took the bold decision to emigrate to the West Coast of the United States, where he worked as a vine planter, a cowboy, a mail-carrier, a prospector, and then as a reporter for the St. Louis Globe-Democrat and later the San Francisco Chronicle. He moved to Paris to work as a sub-editor on the English language Daily Messenger, and then as a staff contributor to the newspaper Éclair. He also acted as correspondent for some American newspapers. During 1905–12, he became the Paris editor for the Daily Mail. He joined the Labour Party in 1920 and was MP for Bradford North from 1929 to 1931. In 1931 he was knighted for his public service, and later in 1933 he was presented with the Nobel Peace Prize.
New Haven: Yale University Press, 1937. Presumed First Edition, First printing. Hardcover. xi, , 380.  pages. Footnotes. Appendices. Index. Cover has some wear and soiling. Some discoloration inside the boards. Some page soiling and discoloration. It is the purpose of this book to expose the fallacies which have so greatly undermined the conception of neutrality, and to indicate the dangerous vistas which unneutrality now opens to the United States. An attempt will be made to present the underlying reasons for neutrality over the centuries, regarded by many down to 1914 as the maximum achievement of international law. The errors in the administration of American neutrality during the period of 1914-17 will then be discussed, and after that the postwar development, including recent legislative proposals and their effect on the neutrality for the United States.
New York, N.Y. Alfred A. Knopf, 1940. Second printing [stated]. Hardcover. xxi, , 457, , xiii,  pages. Footnotes. Index. Ex-library with usual library markings. Ex-The Signal Corps Reference Library bookplate. Includes large fold-out map of the world inside one of the front free endpapers. Front hinge weak and has been restrengthened with glue. Cover has some wear and soiling, corners rubbed. This work is based on six lectures delivered in the fall of 1939 before the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Administered by Tufts College with the Co-operation of Harvard University. Buell, Raymond Leslie (1896–1946) editor, writer; born in Chicago. He taught history and government at several colleges during the 1920s. He was the research director (1927–33) and then president (1933–39) of the Foreign Policy Association. Served with American Expeditionary Forces, 1918-1919. Investigated political conditions in Africa under auspices of Bureau of International Research, Harvard and Radeliffe, 1925-1926. Member Wendell Willkie’s campaign staff, 1940. He was an early anti-isolationist, he championed a global policy for the U.S.A.