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The Deeper Meaning of Liff

By: ADAMS, Douglas; LLOYD, John

Price: $9.95

Publisher: U.S.A., Pan Books: 1990

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 051701

ISBN: 0330316060

Condition: About Fine


'A Dictionary of Things that there aren't any Words for Yet'. xxix, 146pp, illustrated by Bert Kitchen. Clean, unmarked interior, bright white pages. Tight, square binding, no wear to the cloth. Very nearly similar, unclipped dustjacket. 324g. View more info

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Afghanistan: Brief History & Chronology of Events

By: AINI, Mohammad Yunus

Price: $15.00

Publisher: N/P, n/a:

Edition: Not Stated

Seller ID: 13296

Condition: About Fine


History of Afhanistan. Very recent publication. Cover/titles in English but ALL text in Arabic language. Bright, clean copy. Weight, 406g. View more info

Readings in Ukrainian Authors

By: ANDRUSYSHEN, C. H.

Price: $29.50

Publisher: Winnipeg, Ukrainian Canadian Committee: 1949

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15345

Condition: Very Good


Selection of Ukrainian literature in the Ukrainian language, plus a considerable dictionary of the language. vi, 240pp. Internally bright and clean with a sound binding. Previous owner's name on ffep. Brown cloth is clean and wear to same is minor. Weight, 480g. View more info

Siirtokansan Kalenteri 1934: XVII Vuosikerta

By: ANON

Price: $17.00

Publisher: Duluth, Minnesota, Carl H. Salmlsen: 1934

Edition: 17th Annual Edition

Seller ID: 15211

Condition: Very Good


Finnish-American publication. Finnish language text.190pp, photo illustrated. Clean copy with a tight, square binding. Weight, 150g. View more info

A Pig in a Poke : Curious, Bizarre and Incomprehensible Expressions Explained

By: ANON

Price: $7.95

Publisher: UK, Grange Books: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 28300

ISBN: 1840136243

Condition: As New


A snapshot at the history of the English language, focusing on several hundred familiar expressions. 192 pages, small illustrations in the text. An 'as new' copy - bright, clean and unmarked still fresh. Weight, 363g. View more info

You Can Run but You Can't Hide: Sporting Sayings and Their Meanings

By: ANON

Price: $7.95

Publisher: UK, Grange Books: 2003

Edition: Reprint of 2000

Seller ID: 28301

ISBN: 1840136235

Condition: As New


A snapshot at part of the history of the English language, focusing on several hundred familiar expressions used in sports. First published in 2000 under the title, 'Stumped on a Sticky Wicket'. 191 pages, small illustrations in the text. An 'as new' copy - bright, clean and unmarked still fresh. Weight, 361g. View more info

Opere. Oltre L'Orlando Furioso; Cioe/le Due Commedie Scritte in Prosa: Le Cinque Commedie Scritte in Verso: Una Lettera a M. Pietro Bembo: Le Rime: L'Erbolato: Le Satire, e Le Poesie Latine.

By: ARIOSTO, Ludovico

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Venezia, Bortoli: 1739

Edition: Later Edition

Seller ID: 24315

Condition: Good Very Good


Works of the Italian Poet and Plywright, Ludovico Ariosto [1474-1533]. Italian language text. 708pp. Bright, clean interior. Tight, square spine. Slight soiling but virtually no wear to vellum boards. hand-written, ink-titles to spine, contemporary. Weight, 340g. 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 item weighs g unpacked. Canadian domestic postal ra... View more info

A Dictionary of Canadianisms on Historical Principles; Dictionary of Canadian English

By: AVIS, Walter Spencer; Lexicographical Centre for Canadian English

Price: $19.50

Publisher: Toronto, W.J. Gage: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 050786

Condition: About Fine


Dictionary of Canadian English. Produced for W.J. Gage Limited by the Lexicographical Centre for Canadian English, University of Victoria, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada. Editorial board: Walter S. Avis, editor-in-chief [and others]. xxiii, 926, [1] pages illustrations; 25 cm. OCLC Number: 33257. Interior is bright, clean and unmarked, pages bright white. Binding is tight and square, hinges sound. Red cloth shows no wear, corners are sharp. We use both the Canada ... View more info

Fecondite d'Emile Zola: Roman a These, Evangile, Mythe

By: BAGULEY, David

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Toronto, University of Toronto Press: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 17234

ISBN: 0-8020-5270-3

Condition: Near Fine


French language text. 274pp, photo frontis. Bright, clean copy with a sound binding. nmarked. Dustjacket has very minor edge wear, slight ripple to front panel. Weight, 630g.. View more info

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Narratology: Introduction to the Theory of Narrative

By: BAL, Mieke

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Downsview, Ontario, Canada, Univ of Toronto Press: 1997

Edition: Second Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 34738

ISBN: 0802007597

Condition: Fine


Second edition, a complete revision of 'Narratology: Introduction to the Theory of Narrative', translated from the original Dutch language edition. 254pp, illustrated. Bright, fresh, unmarked copy, quite 'as new'. No wear to cloth. Tight, square binding. Weight, 550g. View more info

Service of Our Lives: Last Speeches as Prime Minister

By: BALDWIN, Stanley

Price: $6.00

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton: 1937

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 28119

Condition: Good VG, or Better


Fourth and last volume of Baldwin's speeches (published separately). 167pp. Clean copy with a bright interior and sound binding. Weight, 410g. View more info

Classification of Iroquoian Radicals with Subjective Pronominal Prefixes

By: BARBEAU, C. M.

Price: $9.50

Publisher: Ottawa, Canada Department of Mines: 1915

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 09888

Condition: Good


Geological Survey, Memoir 46. No 7, Anthropological series. 30pp. Interior is clean excepting a light damstain to the front-edge margin. Wrappers show ligt soiling. Sound, tight, stapled binding. Weight, 85g. View more info

Nybyggjarlandet Mansjuria

By: BARNES, Einar

Price: $11.50

Publisher: Oslo, Misjonskurset:

Edition: First [assumed]

Seller ID: 20891

Condition: Good VG, or Better


An account of missionaries in pre-WW2 Manchuria. Barnas Brevkurs IV. Norwegian language text. 74pp, photo illustrated. Bright, clean copy with a sound, stapled binding. Attractive illustrated front wrap. Weight, 50g. View more info

The Dinkum Aussie Dictionary

By: BECKETT, Richard [Crooked Mick of the Speewa]

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Brookvale, NSW, Child & Henry: 1987

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 17264

ISBN: 0-86777-154-2

Condition: Fine


Guide, in dictionary-like form, to Australian English. 59pp, illustrated by Brendan Akhurst. Bright, clean, unmarked copy with a sound binding. About 'as new'. 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 220g and qualifies for inexpensive Lettermail postage within Canada. Canadian domestic postal rates rise with weight, size and distance, USA rates b... View more info

Fort-de-France

By: BENOIT, Pierre

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Paris, Albin Michel: 1933

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 29305

Condition: About Fine


French language novel.Bound in half leather with marble boards and endpapers, raised ribs, gilt titles and decorations to spine. 316pp. Bright, clean, unmatrked interior. Tight, square binding. No wear to red leathetr or to marbled boards. Very attractive, small book. Weight, 350g. View more info

Against the Law: Historical Novel

By: BIRCHAK, W.

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Winnipeg, Ivan Tyktor: 1953

Edition: Not Stated

Seller ID: 12917

Condition: Good VG


Published in Winnipeg, Canada this is Book No.18 in the Ukrainian Book Club. Title page in parallel English & Ukrainian but text is completely in Ukrainian. 127pp. right, clean copy with a sound binding. Remais of a removed label on front endpaper. Bright front cover design. View more info

The Argo and Other Poems

By: BLASTOS, Petros

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Oxford, Oxford University Press: 1921

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 21636

Condition: Very Good


Handsome volume of Modern Greek poetry. Greek text including the translated author/title. 350pp. Printed on thick, high-quality paper stock. Bright, clean interior. Sound binding. No wear to hinges. Unmarked. Very minor wear to blue cloth, but fading to spine and edges of boards. Weight, 750g. We ship Worldwide, at cost, using both Canada Post and the United States Postal Service, and offer postal charges, at cost, without overcharging. Canadian domestic postal rates ris... View more info

Manuel De L'Etiquette Courante Parmi La Bonne Societe Canadienne-Francaise

By: BOLDUC, Evelyn

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Ottawa, Author Published [?]: 1937

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 21542

Condition: About Very Good


Etiquette for French-Canadians. 127pp, table de matieres. French language text. Clean copy. Some minor rippling to front edge [moisture damage?], but mild and unobtrusive. Sound binding. Weight, 240g. View more info

Iovrnael Ofte Gedenckwaerdige Beschijvinghe: De Wonderlijke Avonturen Van Een Schipper in De Oost 1618-1625

By: BONTEKOE, Eillem Ysbrantsz

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Amsterdam, Van Kampen & Zoon: 1971

Edition: Facsimile Reprint

Seller ID: 16966

Condition: About Fine


Dutch language. An account of a voyage to the East Indies , 1618-1625. Facsimile reprint of the original edition of 1648. 80pp, illustrated. Bright, clean copy with a sound binding. No wear to boards. Bookplate and gift inscription to ffep. Dustjacket has only very minor wear to top edge. Weight, 320g. View more info

Yellow is a Lemon Tart

By: BOOTH, David with BARTON, Robert & BUCKLES, Agnes

Price: $11.00

Publisher: Don Mills, Longman Canada: 1974

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 15589

ISBN: 0-7747-1153-1

Condition: About Fine


Anthology of and prose in the Longman 'Colours: A Language Arts Program'. 182pp. Bright, clean copy with a tight, square binding. Unmarked. Weight, 420g. View more info