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1 ALLEN, H. C. and HILL, CV. P. , editors British Essays in American History
New York St. Martin's Press 1957 First Edition Cloth Very Good Plus  Good Plus History 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Seventeen articles on American History by British scholars. 348pp. Hardcover in blue cloth, with dustjacket. Book is bright, clean and unmarked, except for a previous owner's stamp to htp. Tight, square binding. Unclipped dustjacket has minor edge wear and slight soiling. Weight, 610g.  
Price: 7.00 USD
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2 AREND, Angelika & SYMINGTON, Rodney - Editors Alle Werke Sind Wegg: Festschrift Fur Walter E. Riedel
Victoria University of Victoria, Dep't. Of Germanic & Russian Studies 2001 First Edition Printed Wraps As New  Festschrift 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Essays in honor of Walter E. Riedel, long-time German-Canadian educator & scholoar at the University of Victoria, in British Columbia, a specialist in German & German-Canadian literature, in German Expressionism, and in the work of Walter Bauer. Essays in both the English language and the German language. 204pp. Bright, clean, unmarked copy, about 'as new'. Weight, 310g.  
Price: 18.00 USD
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3 BALDWIN, Rt. Hon. Stanley A Message to Youth of the Empire: An Address by Rt. Hon. Stanley Baldwin
Vancouver Vancouver Daily Province 1937 Reprint Printed Wraps Good VG  Leaflet 5" by 7" 
An address by Stanley Baldwin to the Youth of the Empire given at the Empire Youth Rally at Albert Hall, London, May 18, 1937. Reprinted from the Vancouver Daily Province. 8pp, photo illustration of Baldwin to front cover. Bright, clean, unmarked copy with a faint horizontal crease to centre where once folded. Weight, 10g.  
Price: 15.00 USD
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4 BANCROFT, Hubert Howe The works of Hubert Howe Bancroft : essays and Miscellany
San Francisco The History Company 1890 First Edition Full Tan Leather VG Hardcover Heavy Octavo 
Volume XXXVIII in 'The works of Hubert Howe Bancroft'. OCLC Number: 681865959. vi + 764 pp. Tan leather covered boards with four raised bands, gold lines and lettering on dark leather panels. Front board detached. Rear board well attached. Yext block VG+ - clean and unmarked, binding tight. Cover edges show some wear. Marbled page edges, top marbling slightly faded. Priced to account for defects.Weight, 1.461kg. 
Price: 19.50 USD
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5 BASKERVILLE, Peter - Editor Canadian Papers in Business History, Volume 1
Victoria University of Victoria 1989 0921278020 / 9780921278023 First Edition Cloth Boards, Gilt Titles About Fine  No Dustjacket [None Issued] 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Collection of 5 essays on Canadian Economic History. 269pp. Very bright and clean. Sound binding. About 'as new'. Weight, 570g.  
Price: 20.00 USD
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6 BEISSEL, Henry - Editor Edge: An Independent Periodical
Edmonton Edgerton and District Historical Society 1963 First Issue Printed Wraps VG+ Biannual Publication 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Radical publication. First issue of August 1963. Essays on Henry Miller, Alberta Social Credit, Education, plus Poetry, Artwork and Book Reviews. 122pp, illutrated. Bright, clean, unmarked copy with a tight, square binding. No creasing to spine. Weight, 225g. 
Price: 18.50 USD
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7 BIRRELL, Augustine Collected Essays: Volume 1
London Elliot Stock 1902 First Edition Cloth Very Goog No Dustjacket Hardcover 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Volume 1 ONLY, of two. Eighteen essays on various subjects and individuals by the noted Cambridge scholar. 326pp. Interior is clean and unmarked. Hinges are sound, no cracking. Binding is tight and square. Brown cloth is a little soiled and aged but nothing major. Weight, 511g. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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8 BLACK, Arthur That Old Black Magic
Toronto Stoddart 1989 0-7737-2353-6 / 9780773723535 First Edition Cloth About Fine VG+ 9.25" Tall Signed by Author
Comic sketches from the CBC radio & television personality. Signed by the author on the htp. 256pp. Bright, clean interior with a sound binding. No wear to cloth. Dustjacket has minor top edge wear, otherwise bright and clean. Weight, 530g. 
Price: 8.50 USD
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9 BRANCHI, Lee, et al Reflections from the Cariboo : Canadian studies Creations
Kamloops, BC University College of the Cariboo 1998 096811881X / 9780968118818 First Edition Printed Card Wrappers Fine Softcover 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Twenty-one essays reviewing books on Canada from students at the University College of the Cariboo. viii, 101 p. : ill. ; 24 cm. Bright, clean, unmarkled copy about 'as new'. Weight, 275g. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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10 BROWN, Horace Horace Brown's Encore
Toronto Voyageur Books 1977 First Edition Cloth, Gilt Titles Near Fine About VG Anthology 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Inscribed By the Author
Compilation of more than 50 years of the writings of Horace Brown - short stories, articles, essays and poems. Long gift inscription in the hand of the author to the ffep. 231pp. Bright, clean, unmarked interior with a sound binding. No wear to cloth boards. Dustjacket has minor edge wear, nicks etc. Weight, 470g. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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11 CHAMBERS, Robert - Editor The Volta Resettlement Experience
New York Praeger Publishers 1970 First Edition Cloth, Gilt Titles Near Fine About VG 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Collection of essays on the vast problems surounding the construction of a giant dam on the Volta River in Ghana. xvi, 286pp, photo illustrated. Bright copy with a sound binding. No wear to cloth. A little edge wear to dustjacket. Good copy. 540g. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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12 CHEN, Lincoln C. - Editor Disaster in Bangladesh
New York Oxford University Press 1973 First Edition Cloth Very Good  Good, or Better 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Presentation Copy from the Author
Health crises in a developing nation. A collection of 17 essays by various contributors. 290pp, photo illustrated. Bright, clean copy with a sound binding. Minor top-edge wear tored cloth. Dustjacket has edge wear & very minor soiling. Weight, 480g.  
Price: 25.00 USD
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13 CHOI, Byung-Doo - Preface For Alternative 21st Century Geographies, Vol. 2: 2nd International Critical Geography Conference
South Korea Korean Association of Spatial Environment Research 2000 First Edition Printed Card Wraps VG+  Proceedings 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
Second volume of the proceedings of the 2nd International Critical Geography Conference held at Taegu University in South Korea in August of 2000. 394pp, illustrated. Bright, clean and unmarked with a tight, square binding. No creasing to spine.Weight, 850g.  
Price: 35.00 USD
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14 COLLINS, Doug The Best and Worst of Doug Collins
Vancouver Whitecap Books 1987 0-921061-13-7 / 9780921061137 First Edition Cloth About Fine About Fine 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Presentation Copy from the Author
Collection of columns by Canadian journalist Doug Collins. Presentation copy signed by him on the htp. 207pp. Bright fresh copy, unmarked, with a sound binding and like dustjacket. 
Price: 11.50 USD
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15 COMFORT, Alex Darwin and the Naked Lady: Discursive Essays on Biology and Art
London Routledge & Kegan Paul 1961 First Edition Cloth, Gilt Titles About Fine About VG 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Chapters on Freud, Darwin, Criticism, the fantasy element in drama and popular literature, the history of the novel, the motivation of science, and the function of erotic art. 170pp. Bright fresh copy with a sound binding. Unmarked. Dustjacket has some damage to bottom part of front panel with internal tape repairs. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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16 COOK, Sir Edward Tyas More Literary Recreations
Freeport, NY Books for Libraries Press 1970 0836914570 / 9780836914573 Reprint Cloth VG+  No Dustjacket Literary Criticism 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Originally published in 1919. Essay Index Reprint Series. Collection of essays on various literary topics. xxiv, 395pp. The author [1857-1919], was a friend and biographer of Ruskin. Bright, clean, unmarked interior. Tight, square binding. Nearly 'as new'. Weight, 680g.  
Price: 9.50 USD
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17 CROSSMAN, R. H. S. - Editor New Fabian Essays
London Turnstile Press 1952 First Edition, Second Impression Cloth VG+ Fair Hardcover 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Essays by - Austen Albu; Margaret Cole; R H S Crossman; R H S Crossman; Denis Healey; Roy Jenkins; Ian Mikardo; John Strachey. Preface by C. R. Attlee. xv, 215pp. Bright, clean interior. Tight,square binding, no wear to the very clean & bright red clothThe dustjacket is complete and clean but with lost chips and edge wear and a small piece missing to the top edge of the front panel. Weight, 383g. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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18 DALBERG-ACTON, John Emerich Edward, First Baron Acton The History of Freedom and other Essays
London Macmillan 1919 First Edition, Third Printing Cloth, Gilt VG+ No Dustjacket Hardcover 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Lord Acton, was an English Catholic historian, politician, and writer. Edited with an introduction by John Neville Figgis, and Reginald Vere Laurence. First edition 1907; reprinted 1909, 1919. xxxix, 638pp, frontis portrait wil tissue guard, 2pp publisher's ads. Internally, bright, clean and unmarked. Tight, square binjmding, no wear to the hinges. Maroon cloth is very clean and shows virtually no wear. Weight, 913g. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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Nature, DAVIES, William H.
19 DAVIES, William H. Nature
London B. T. Batsford 1914 Later Edition Cloth, Gilt Titles VG+ No Dustjacket Hardcover 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
Essay on Nature. A volume in the 'Fellowship Books' series. Attractive, slim volume in blue cloth with gilt titles and decoration. 53pp. Bright copy with a sound binding. Unmarked. Fading to spine otherwise a Fine copy. Weight, 170g. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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20 DE QUINCEY, Thomas Confessions of an English Opium-Eater and Essays on Men of Letters
London Ward Lock Later Edition Cloth Very Good No Dustjacket Hardcover 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
Undated, cira 1880s. 386g.12mo, viii, 244pp, 32pp book catalog. Hardcover in ribbed green cloth with gilt titles & decorations on spine. Good tight, clean copy, VG. Weight, 
Price: 14.00 USD
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