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Richard III : England's Black Legend

By: SEWARD, Desmond

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, Franklin Watts: 1984

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 21104

ISBN: 0531098176

Condition: Good VG


Biography of England's King Richard III [1452-1485]. 220pp, photo illustrated. Bright, clean, unmarked copy with a tight, square binding. No creases to spine but a little wear to some edges. 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 440g unpacked. Canadian domestic postal rates rise with weight, size and distance; Rates to the USA calculated b... View more info

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Mary Shelley

By: SEYMOUR, Miranda

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Grove Press: 2001

Edition: First American Printing

Seller ID: 1539

ISBN: 0802117023

Condition: As New


A "New York Times" Notable Book of the Year and a "Washington Post" Best Book of 2001, "Mary Shelley" [1797-1851], gracefully moves through the dramatic life of the woman behind history's most legendary monster. The Mary readers meet here, brilliantly brought to life by Seymour from previously unexplored sources, is brave, generous, and impetuous. Originally published: London : John Murray, 2000. xvi, 655 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm. An 'as new'... View more info

Rudyard Kipling

By: SEYMOUR-SMITH, Martin

Price: $8.95

Publisher: New York, St Martins Press: 1990

Edition: First USA Printing

Seller ID: 976

ISBN: 0312039255

Condition: Fine


Biography of British author, Rudyard Kipling [1865-1936]. With a new foreword by the author. xv, 375 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 24 cm. Both book and dustjacket appear almost 'as new'. Unpacked weight, 726g. 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 rise with weight, size and distance; Rates to the USA calculated by weight alone as... View more info

The Playboy Interviews with John Lennon & Yoko Ono: The Final Testament

By: SHEFF, David; LENNON, John; ONO, Yoko; GOLSON, Barry

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Berkley Books: 1982

Edition: First Berkley Printing

Seller ID: 1637

ISBN: 0425059898

Condition: VG+


Interviews conducted by David Sheff ; edited by G. Barry Golson. First Berkley printing - Reprint. Originally published: New York : Playboy Press, 1981. 237 pages, [8] pages of plates : portraits ; 18 cm. A bright, clean copy. Tiny ownership inscription to the top margin of first leaf. Tight, square binding, no spine creases, no wrapper creases or mark. A 'near new copy'. Unpacked weight, 140g. May be eligible for inexpensive Canada Post Lettermail rates to Canada, the ... View more info

The diary of Frances Lady Shelley; Volume One Only

By: SHELLEY, Lady Frances; EDGCUMBE, Richard

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Scribner's: 1912

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1695

Condition: Very Good


First volume of a two-volume set. Vol 1 covers 1787 to 1817. Interior is bright and clean. Name-date to the ffep otherwise unmarked. Tight, square binding, sound hinges.Light wear top spine edges. Wear to cloth at head of spine. Spine a little sun-darkened. vii, 406pp, illustrated, folded plate. 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 780g u... View more info

The Lengthening Shadow

By: SHIPLEY, H. R.

Price: $7.95

Publisher: Steinbach, MB, Carillon Press: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 050829

Condition: Near Fine


An account of English immigrants to Manitoba, circa 1913 - both in England and in Manitoba. 130 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 24 cm. OCLC Number: 15846548. Bright, clean interior. Unmarked except for a gift inscription to the ffep. Tight, square binding, no wear to the cloth. Unpacked weight 403g. View more info

Ride at a Gallop

By: SILVER, Benjamin S.; SILVER, Frances Aylette

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Waco, TX, Davis Brothers: 1990

Edition: First & Limited Edition

Inscription: Dedicated Authors' Inscription & Signature

Seller ID: 22722

Condition: Fine


An account of the early days of the 11th Air Assault Division in the early 1960s - 'from horsepower to helicopter power' - the first Airmobile Division in the U. S. Army. 404pp, photo illustrated. Dedicated presentation inscription, signed by the author, to the ffep. Otherwise unmarked. Bright, clean copy, both internally and externally. Orange/red cloth boards are flawless showing no signs of wear. The dustjacket is nearly similar - very clean and bright, but with 3-4 t... View more info

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The Word Detective: Searching for the Meaning of It All at the Oxford English Dictionary

By: SIMPSON, John

Price: $13.50

Publisher: New York, Basic Books: 2016

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 047735

ISBN: 0465060692

Condition: As New


Memoir from J. A. Simpson, and his time as chief editor of the Oxford English Dictionary. 'Interspersed with mino essays on words that have caught Simpson's attention'. xvi, 364pp ; 25 cm; With index. An 'as new' copy - bright and clean, still fresh, with a tight, square binding, no wear to the boards. The unclipped dustjacket is similar. Unpacked weight, 631g. We use both the Canada Post and the United States Postal Service and offer very competitive postal charges - ba... View more info

English Women

By: SITWELL, Edith

Price: $6.50

Publisher: London, Collins: 1942

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2332

Condition: Good to Very Good


A volume in the series, 'Britain in Pictures'. 47pp with 8 plates in color and 27 illustrations in b&w. Bright, clean interior. Unmarked except for a very tiny previous owner's name to the ffep. Tight, binding, sound hinges. Minor wear to edges of the boards and the usual wear to the spine. Unpacked weight, 204g. Shipping under $5.00 in Canada via Lettermail.. We ship Worldwide, at cost, using both Canada Post and the United States Postal Service, and offer postal cha... View more info

Youngblood of the Peace: the authorized biography of Father Emile Jungbluth, OMI

By: SMITH MATHESON, Shirlee Smith

Price: $13.50

Publisher: Edmonton, Lone Pinbe Publishing: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Author Signed Copy

Seller ID: 09284

ISBN: 1550590332

Condition: VG+


Biography of Father Emile Jugbluth, a missionary with the Indian people in the Peace River District of northern British Columbia. 247 p. : ill. ; 23 cm. Bright, clean, unmarked interior. Unmarked except for a previous owner's details to the ffep. Tight, square binding, no spine creases. Almosy 'as new'. Externally, the wrappers are bright and glossy. Weight, 442g. We ship Worldwide, at cost, using both Canada Post and the United States Postal Service, and offer postal c... View more info

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Rasputin: Faith, Power, and the Twilight of the Romanovs

By: SMITH, Douglas

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Farrar, Straus and Giroux: 2016

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 24394

ISBN: 0374240841

Condition: Fine


"On the centenary of the death of Rasputin comes a definitive biography that will dramatically change our understanding of this fascinating figure. A hundred years after his murder, Rasputin continues to excite the popular imagination as the personification of evil. . ." xx, 817 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm. This is an 'as new' copy - bright, fresh and unmarked in an unclipped dustjacket. Thick and quite heavy weighing 1.204kg. We use both Canada Post and... View more info

Loving Letters from Ogden Nash : A Family Album (Vol. 1)

By: SMITH, Linell Nash (editor)

Price: $9.50

Publisher: Boston, Little Brown & Company: 1990

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 20483

ISBN: 0316598356

Condition: Near Fine


A selection of letters from American poet, Ogden Nash, to members of his family. 357pp, photo illustrated.Bright, clean copy with a sound binding and a similar dustjacket. Remainder mark to bottom edge. 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 750g unpacked. Canadian domestic postal rates rise with weight, size and distance; Rates to the USA ... View more info

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Wanted Man: The Forgotten Story of an American Outlaw

By: SPARGO, Tasmin

Price: $9.95

Publisher: New York, Bloomsbury USA: 2004

Edition: First USA Printing

Seller ID: 2734

ISBN: 1582342288

Condition: As New


One September night in 1892 the Wild West went east. A masked man boarded the American Express Special train as it sped through New York State and single-handedly stole a fortune. His name was Oliver Curtis Perry, and he instantly became the country's most wanted man. 240 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm. Bright, clean, unmarked interior, quite fresh. Tight, square binding, no wear to the boards. The unclipped dustjacket is similar. 'As New'. Unpacked weight, 534g. We... View more info

Chilcotin Holiday

By: St. PIERRE, Paul H.

Price: $6.50

Publisher: Vancouver, Douglas & McIntyre: 1995

Edition: Seventh Printing of 1984

Seller ID: 052220

ISBN: 0888944179

Condition: Almost 'As New'


A collection of St. Pierre's Vancouver Sun columns written during the 1960's and 70's. They portray men and women of the Chilcotin. 165 pages. There is a name in ink to the half-title page otherwise the book appears 'as new'. 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 232g. Qualifies for inexpensive Lettermail rates within Canada. Other Canadian... View more info

Looking Back at the Cariboo-Chilcotin with Irene Stangoe

By: STANGOE, Irene

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Surrey, B. C,., Heritage House Pub Co Ltd: 2005

Edition: First Edition, Second Printing

Seller ID: 34403

ISBN: 1895811252

Condition: As New


Frontier and Pioneer Life in British Columbia's Cariboo-Chilcotin region. 157 pages : illustrations, maps ; 22 cm. An 'as new' copy - bright, fresh and unmarked. Unpacked weight, 219g. Ships within North America, in card sleeve, for $4.50-$6.50 depending on location. Overseas - shipping at cost. Image available. View more info

Emily, Wife of PFT

By: STCYR-TOMPKINS, C. J.

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Vernon, BC, Author Published: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 32848

Condition: About Fine


Biography of an English, pioneer immigrant to British Columbia on the ocassion of her 100th birthday. 161pp, photo illustrated. Bright, clean, unmarked copy, almost 'as new'. Weight, 250g. Ships within North America, in card sleeve, for $4.00-$6.50 depending on location. Overseas - shipping at cost. Image available. View more info

My Life with the Eskimo

By: STEFANSSON, Vilhjalmur; ANDERSON, Rudolf Martin

Price: $100.00

Publisher: New York, Macmillan: 1922

Edition: Later Edition of 1913

Seller ID: 040059

Condition: Fine


"Between 1906 and 1918, anthropologist and explorer Vilhjalmur Stefansson went on three long expeditions to the Alaskan and Canadian Arctic. For supplies he relied heavily on local resources, and he adopted the Eskimo way of living, thus successfully demonstrating his theory that the rigors of existence in the Arctic are much reduced by the use of such techniques. "Report on natural history collections of the expedition, by Rudolf Martin Anderson": pages 436-... View more info

Homer Stevens: A Life in Fishing

By: STEVENS, Homer; KNIGHT, Rolf

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Madeira Park, British Columbia, Canada, Harbour Pub Co: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 22299

ISBN: 1550170708

Condition: Fine


Autobiography of British Columbia's Homer Stevens, who spent 50 years in the fishing industry both as a fisherman and as a labor leader in the United Fishermen and Allied Worker's Union. 255pp, photo illustrated. Bright, clean, unmarked copy, about 'as new'. Weight, 550g. We use both the Canada Post and the United States Postal Service and offer very competitive postal charges - based on actual costs, no overcharging. No taxes on Canadian, American or Overseas Orders. I... View more info

Gaugin

By: STEVENSON, Lesley; GAUGIN, Paul

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Bison Group: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 043650

ISBN: 0861246039

Condition: VG+


History, description, criticism of the life and work of artist Paul Gaugin [1848-1903]. Contain 90 large-format full-color plates combining well-known works with those rarely seen. 176 pages : illustrations (mostly color), portraits ; 37 cm. Includes index. Interior is bright, clean and unmarked, binding tight and square, No wear to the cloth but a couple of mild indents are present. The unclipped dustjacket is similar. Very large, heavy book weighing, 1.62pkg pre-packin... View more info

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Past to Present: A Reporter's Story Of War, Spies, People, And Politics

By: STEVENSON, William

Price: $14.00

Publisher: USA, Lyons Press: 2012

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 633

ISBN: 0762773707

Condition: Fine


William Stevenson may be best known for his friendship with and books about another William Stephenson, otherwise known as Intrepid, whose spy network and secret diplomacy changed the course of history. Originally published in 1976, A Man Called Intrepid sold over 2 million copies and quickly became a New York Timesbestseller. However, readers will be just as fascinated by his life's story and adventures. vii, 264 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm. Book is about 'as new', th... View more info