Category: Letters, Memoirs, Papers, Diaries

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English Letters of the XIX Century

By: AITKEN, James - Editor

Price: $4.00

Publisher: UK, Pelican: 1946

Edition: First Pelican Edition

Seller ID: 052801

Condition: VG+


A selection of letters from literary figures of 19th century England. 188pp. Clean, unmarked copy, interior pages browned. Tight, square binding, no spine creases. Pelican A164. Weight, 101g. Many items under 500g qualify for inexpensive Lettermail Rates within Canada. Items under 250g qualify for similar rates to the USA. View more info

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Life, Letters and Journals

By: ALCOTT, Louisa May

Price: $9.95

Publisher: New York, Grammercy Boooks: 1995

Edition: First Printing This Edition

Seller ID: 10543

ISBN: 0-517-12424-6

Condition: Fine


Compiled and edited by Ednah D. Cheney. New edition. 290pp. Bright, clean copy with a sound binding, unmarked. View more info

William Allingham's Diary

By: ALLINGHAM, William

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Carbondale, Southern Illinois University Press: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 14007

Condition: Fine


Diary of Anglo-Irish, Victoria poet, William Allingham. First published in 1907. Introduction by Geoffrey Grigson. 404pp, photo frontis. Bright copy with a sound binding. book is almost 'a new'. Dustjacket has very minor edge wear, generally bright and clean. View more info

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The Diary of a U-boat Commander. With an introduction and explanatory notes by Etienne, and 18 illustrations ... by F.H. Mason

By: ANONYMOUS

Price: $11.50

Publisher: Australia, Mountain Waters Pty Ltd: 2012

Edition: Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 052807

ISBN: 148029313X

Condition: As New


First published in the U. K. in 1920. This is an Australian reprint from 2012. 219pp, illustrated. No author is shown in this edition however I believethat it was Lieutenant-zu-See Karl Von Schenk of U-boat 122. A fascinating glimpse of life on the German U-boats during the intense submarine blockade, this also is a reminder there were humans involved, on both sides of the action, as readers discover the intimate thoughts and intense love of a man longing for his sweeth... View more info

Jane Austen: A Family Record

By: AUSTEN-LEIGH, William & Richard Arthur; LE FAYE, Deirdre

Price: $14.00

Publisher: New York, Konecky and Konecky: 1989

Edition: Revised & Enlarged Edition [2nd]

Seller ID: 1059

ISBN: 1568520964

Condition: As New


The 1st ed. published in 1913 by William and Richard Arthur-Leigh was based on family traditions and surviving letters. This is the fully revised and enlarged edition by Deirdre Le Faye whose access to the Austen family archive allowed her to create a well-documented account of Jane Austen's life, family background and literary career. Revised edition of: Jane Austen, her life and letters. 1913. "Published in association with the British Library." xxiv, 326 page... View more info

Service of Our Lives: Last Speeches as Prime Minister

By: BALDWIN, Stanley

Price: $8.00

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton: 1937

Edition: First Edition, Second Printing

Seller ID: 039084

Condition: VG, or Better


Fourth volume of Baldwin's speeches, published separately. Book is tight and clean. Only defect is a tiny corner clip to ffep. DJ is somewhat worn with moderate edge wear and rubbing. Weight, 392g. View more info

The St. Lawrence Survey Journals of Captain Henry Wolsey Bayfield 1829-1853, Volume 2

By: BAYFIELD, Captain Henry Wolsey

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Toronto, Champlain Society: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 19929

Condition: Fine


Second volume only of a two volume publication. This volume comprises the fourth, fifth and six journals of Captain Bayfield, from January 1841 through December 1853. This is copy #100 of a limited edition of 1250 copies. x, 517pp, ilustrated, maps. Mint copy, pages unopened. Bright, fresh interior and exterior. We ship Worldwide, use both Canada Post and the United States Postal Service, and offer postal charges based on our actual costs, without overcharging. This ite... View more info

The St. Lawrence Survey Journals of Captain Henry Wolsey Bayfield 1829-1853, Volume 2

By: BAYFIELD, Captain Henry Wolsey

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Toronto, Champlain Society: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 045289

Condition: Fine


Second volume only of a two volume publication. This volume comprises the fourth, fifth and six journals of Captain Bayfield, from January 1841 through December 1853. This is copy #1225 of a limited edition of 1250 copies. x, 517pp, ilustrated, maps. Mint copy, pages unopened. Bright, fresh interior and exterior. Weight, 1.28g. View more info

The St. Lawrence Survey Journals of Captain Henry Wolsey Bayfield 1829-1853, Volumes 1 & 2

By: BAYFIELD, Captain Henry Wolsey

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Toronto, Champlain Society: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 046571

Condition: About Fine


Two volume set comprising all six journals of Captain Bayfield, from July 1829 through December 1853. This is copy #1019 of a limited edition of 1350 copies. cx, 402pp, xxvi + x, 517pp, illustrated, maps. Top edges gilt. Internally, very fine and unmarked. Both bindings are tight and square and there is no wear to the red cloth. Slight rubbing to the head of the spines. Weight, 2.535kg. View more info

Men and power, 1917-1918

By: BEAVERBROOK, Lord William Maxwell Aitken

Price: $9.95

Publisher: London, Hutchinson: 1956

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 040765

Condition: Near Fine


Memoirs of Lord Beaverbrook covering just the years 1917 -1918 in the First World War. xlii, 447pp, photo illustrated. Bright, clean interior, unmarked. Tight, square binding, no wear to the cloth. Price-clipped dustjacket is complete, front is clean, with photo portrait by Karsh, but with edge wear, tiny, lost chips etc. Weight, 743g. View more info

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Letters 1928-1946

By: BERLIN, Isaiah; HARDY, Jenry

Price: $14.50

Publisher: USA, Cambridge Univ Press: 2004

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 043150

ISBN: 052183368X

Condition: As New


First volume of the letters of Sir Isaiah Berlin [1909-1997], covering the years 1928-1946. xlviii, 755 p., [16] p. of plates : ill., maps ; 24 cm. A completely 'as new' copy excepting the remainder mark to the lower edge. Very heavy book for shipping weighing 1.322kg. View more info

The letters of John Stuart Blackie to his wife : with a few earlier ones to his parents

By: BLACKIE, John Stuart: WALKER, Archibald Stodart

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, William Blackwood and Sons: 1909

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 037500

Condition: Good to Very Good


Letters of John Stuart Blackie (28 July 1809 - 2 March 1895), a Scottish scholar and man of letters. Selected by his nephew A. S. Walker. 410pp, portraits. 23 cm tall. Clean interior, unmarked. Tight, square binding. Old bookplate to fpde. Some wear to edges of cloth. One lower corner bump. Slight rubbing and soiling. Weight, 734g. View more info

Lord William Russell and His Wife, 1815-1846

By: BLAKISTON, Georgiana

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 21997

ISBN: 0719522420

Condition: VG+


Largely hitherto unpublished letters and diaries of the Russell Family, 1815-1846. 566pp, photo illustrated. Bright, clean unmarked copy with a sound binding. No appreciable wear to cloth. Unclipped dusjacket is also bright and clean with minor wear to head of spine. Weight, 1kg [unpacked]. View more info

A Gentleman Adventurer: The Arctic Diaries of R.H.G. Bonnycastle

By: BONNYCASTLE, Richard H. G.

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Canada, Lester & Orpen Dennys: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 25472

ISBN: 0886190746

Condition: Fine


Account of the author's experience in Northern Canada as an employee of the Hudson's Bay Company between 1928 and 1931. Edited and compiled by Heather Robertson. 217, [1] pages, [1] leaf of plates : illustrations ; 27 cm. Interior is bright, clean and unmarked, quite fresh. Binding is tight nd square and there is no wear to the cloth. The unclipped dustjacket is similar. Weight, 795g. View more info

The James Wickes Taylor Correspendence 1859-1870

By: BOWSFIELD, Hartwell

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Winnipeg, Manitoba Recod Society: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 33061

Condition: About Fine


Volume III: Manitoba Record Society Publications. Copy #129 of 750 copies [detailed on verso of title page]. Eleven years of the Correspondence of James Taylor Wickes, United States Consul to Canada in the City of Winnipeg. Li, 193pp. Ink name to ffep otherwise a bright, clean, unmarked interior. Tight, square binding, no appreciable wear to green cloth. Dustjacket shows slight wear and some sun-fading to spine. Weight, 610g. View more info

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A Frenchman in Search of Franklin: De Bray's Arctic Journal, 1852-54 (Heritage)

By: BRAY, Emile-Frederic De

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Toronto, University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 30542

ISBN: 0802028136

Condition: Fine


Text of the journal kept by Emile de Bray, a French naval officer who participated in the 1852 search for the Franklin Expedition in the eastern Arctic, on board the 'Resolute'in the Arctic Squadron under Sir Edward Belcher. Previously unpublished. Translated and edited by William Barr. xxii, 339pp : illustrations ; 24 cm. Bright, clean, unmarked interior. Tight, square binding, no wear to the cloth. Sound hinges. Unpacked weight, 709g. We ship Worldwide, at cost, using ... View more info

The Letters and Diplomatic Instructions of Queen Anne

By: BROWN, Beatrice Curtis - Editor

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Funk & Wagnalls: 1968

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 037443

Condition: Fine


OCLC Number: 68833962. xvi, 452pp, photo portrait frontispiece. Bright, clean, unmarked copy. Tight, square binding. No wear to cloth. Unclipped dustjacket is bright and clean with a little, minor edge wear. Weight, 680g. View more info

Letters of T. E. Brown

By: BROWN, Thomas Edward

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Liverpool, University Press of Liverpool: 1952

Edition: Fourth Edition

Seller ID: 18660

Condition: About Fine


Collected letters of Manx poet, T. E. Brown [1837-1892]. Introductory Memoir by Sydney T. Irwin. 300pp, photo frontis. Bright, clean, unmarked copy with a sound binding. Dustjacket is nearly similar but with some top edge wear. Attractive copy. We ship Worldwide, use both Canada Post and the United States Postal Service, and offer postal charges based on our actual costs, without overcharging. Unpacked weight 450g. Canadian domestic postal rates rise with weight, size... View more info

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Arctic Twilight: Leonard Budgell and Canada's Changing North

By: BUDGELL, Leonard

Price: $19.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Blue Butterfly: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 24576

ISBN: 0978160010

Condition: Fine


Letters from an ex-Hudson's Bay employee describing life in the Canadian North from the 1920s to the 1980s. Edited and with an introduction by Claudia Coutu Radmore. 469 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations, map, portraits ; 24 cm. Book is bright, clean and unmarked, still quite fresh and 'as new'. Unclipped dustjacket is nearly simlar with some very minor creasing to the edges of the rear panel. Weight, 915g.. View more info

Land of Promise: Robert Burnaby's Letters from Colonial British Columbia, 1858-1863

By: BURNABY, Robert; McLEOD, Anne Burnaby;McGEACHIE, Pixie;Burnaby (B.C.)

Price: $8.95

Publisher: British Columbia, City of Burnaby: 2002

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 051238

ISBN: 0969282850

Condition: As New


Robert Burnaby - a pioneer of early British Columbia - his letters from colonial British Columbia, 1858-1863. 199 pages : illustrations, maps, portraits ; 23 cm. An 'as new' copy - bright, fresh and unmarked with a tight, square binding, no spine creasing. We use both the Canada Post and the United States Postal Service and offer very competitive postal charges - based on actual costs, no overcharging. This item weighs 393g. View more info