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Kagawa: Kaller Pa Norge

By: AAVIK, Asbjorn

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Oslo, Gry Forlag: 1950

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 20953

Condition: Good VG


An account of Norwegian Christian missionaries in Asia and a biography of Japanese Christian leader, Kagawa. Norwegian language text. 125pp. Book is bright and clean. Binding sound. Previous owner's name to ffep.Dustjacket has edge wear, tiny chips etc., otherwise reasonably bright and clean. 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 250g unpac... View more info

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

Elfstedentocht 1985: De Tocht Van 21 Februari in Woord en Beeld

By: ANON

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Leeuwarden, Friese Pers Boekerij Bv: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 23563

ISBN: 9033013533

Condition: VG+


Dutch language publication covering a marathon skating event, over a 200km distance. held in Frisia every February. This publication cover the 1985 race. 46pp, photo illustrated in b&w. Bright, clean, unmarked copy, almost 'as new'. Weight, 200g. View more info

Elfstedentocht 1986: De Tocht Van 26 Februari in Woord en Beeld

By: ANON

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Leeuwarden, Friese Pers Boekerij Bv: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 23564

ISBN: 9033013584

Condition: VG+


Dutch language publication covering a marathon skating event, over a 200km distance. held in Frisia every February. This publication cover the 1986 race. 46pp, photo illustrated in b&w. Bright, clean, unmarked copy, almost 'as new'. Weight, 240g. 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

Central Carrier Bilingual Dictionary

By: ANTOINE, Francesca & Others

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Fort St. James, B. C., Carrier Linguistic Committee: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1128

Condition: Near Fine


Dictionary prepared for members of the Central Dialect of Carrier living in the Stuart Lake area of British Columbia. Carrier to English; English to Carrtier. Authors - The Long Now Foundation; Antoine, Francesca; Bird, Catherine; Isaac, Agnes; Prince, Nellie; Sam, Sally; Walker, Richard; Wilkinson, David B.xiv, 397 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm. Internally the book is bright and clean. Previous owner's name to the ppde otherwise unmarked. Binding is tight and square, n... 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

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King Arthur's Death: The Middle English 'Stanzaic Morte Arthur' and 'Alliterative Morte Arthure' (TEAMS Middle English Texts)

By: BENSON, Larry D.; FOSTER, Edward E. - Editors Etc

Price: $12.95

Publisher: Kalamazoo, MI, Medieval Institute Publications: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 29788

ISBN: 1879288389

Condition: About 'As New'


An excellent edition of two Middle English accounts of King Arthur's death. xii, 292pp, includes a glossary. Bright, clean, unmarked interior. Tight, square binding, no spine creasing. Unpacked weight, 584g We ship Worldwide, use both Canada Post and the United States Postal Service, and offer postal charges based on our actual costs, without overcharging. Canadian domestic postal rates rise with weight, size and distance; Rates to the USA calculated by weight alone as ... View more info