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Darwin

By: DESMOND, Adrian and MOORE, James

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Michael Joseph: 1992

Edition: First American Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 20420

ISBN: 0718134303

Condition: Fine


Bold, provocative new biography of Charles Darwin based on newly transcribed and unpublished letters and containing 90 photographs never published before. 807pp, photo illustrated. Bright, clean, unmarked copy with a sound binding. No wear to cloth. Unclipped dustjacket is similar - bright and clean. 2 1/2" thick, weighing 1.32kg unpacked We ship Worldwide, at cost, using both Canada Post and the United States Postal Service, and offer postal charges, at cost, withou... View more info

On the Edge of the Rift

By: DEVITT, Edith

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Langley, British Columbia, Canada, Edith Devitt: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 21936

ISBN: 0969646801

Condition: About Very Good


An account of missionaries in Kenya from the 1930s to the 1940s. Signed by the author on the htp. 299pp, maps, photo illustrated. Bright, clean interior. Sound binding. Slight wear to wraps. Weight, 430g. 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 per the U... View more info

A December Vision: His Social Journalism

By: DICKENS, Charles; PHILIP, Neil; NEUBERG, Victor

Price: $14.50

Publisher: London, Collins: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 041410

ISBN: 0002176386

Condition: Fine


Stufy of Dickens's Journalism addressing with authority and art, the great human problems of modern urban life in nineteenth century England. 160pp, illustrated. A bright, clean, unmarked copy in a nearly similar, unclipped dustjacket. Unpacked weight, 646g. 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; Ra... View more info

William the Conqueror: The Norman Impact Upon England

By: DOUGLAS, David C.

Price: $13.50

Publisher: USA, University of California Press: 1964

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 21863

Condition: Fine


Biography of William the Conqueror, 1027 - 1087, the first Norman ruler of England.xii, 476pp. Bright, clean and unmarked, still quite fresh. Tight, square binding, no wear to the cloth. Near 'mint'. Unpacked weight, 970g. 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 ... View more info

Paul du Marchie : philosopher of the great vertigo : life and thoughts of a man fascinated by the Infinite

By: DU MARCHIE VAN VOORTHUYSEN, Nicole

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Switzerland, VIP: 2003

Edition: First English Edition

Seller ID: 20985

Condition: VG+


Biography of Paul Du Marchie van Voorthuysen, 'Philosopher of the Great Vertigo'. viii, 227pp, photo illustrated. Bright interuior, pages white. Tight, square binding, faint crease to the spine. Light indentations to the wrappers. Unpaacked weight, 542g. 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... View more info

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The Best 70 Years of My Life: Its All Downhill from Here

By: DUDDRIDGE, Lew

Price: $7.95

Publisher: Victoria, Orca Book Publishers: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 20689

ISBN: 920501133

Condition: VG+


Autobiography of WWII pilot and flying enthusiast from Saskatchewan, Lew Duddridge. 221pp, photo illustrated. Bright, clean, unmarked copy with a sound binding. Very faint centre crease to spine and a small 'dig' at foot of spine. 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 370g unpacked. Canadian domestic postal rates rise with weight, size an... View more info

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Almoners of the King: Life Sketches Of Mr. Solomon Jevons and Miss Elizabeth James

By: DURLEY, Thomas

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London, Robert Culley: 1908

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 20989

Condition: Good VG


Biographies of two Christian philanthropists in England - Solomon Jevons [1825-1904] and Elizabeth James [d1897]. 227pp, photo illustrated. Bright, clean copy with a sound binding. Strong hinges showing no wear. Gift inscription in ink to ffep, Only very minor wear to blue cloth at extremities. Bright, gilt titles. 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... View more info

Caesar's Vast Ghost: Aspects of Provence

By: Durrell, Lawrence

Price: $15.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Arcade Publishing: 1990

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 21164

ISBN: 155970098X

Condition: Fine


Durrell, a thirty year resident of Provence, offers a guidebook, a writer's journal, and a letter to prosperity, capturing the essential spirit of the area and its array of human history through the centuries. xiv, 210 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm. Bright, clean, unmarked interior, quite fresh. Tight, square binding, no wear to the cloth. Unclipped dustjacket is similar. We ship Worldwide, use both Canada Post and the United States Postal Service, and offer... View more info

By: EDREI, Mary J. - Editor

Price: $12.00

Publisher: USA, Sharon Publications: 1985

Seller ID: 1346

ISBN: 0451821254

Condition: VG+


A 'Sharon Starbook'. Features - Michael Jackson -- Duran Duran -- Prince -- Boy George -- Bruce Springsteen -- Van Halen. 191 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 28 cm. Claen, unmarked interior. Tight, square binding, no spine creases. A little light wear to the wrappers. 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 547g unpacked. Canadian domes... View more info

A New Light on Tiffany: Clara Driscoll and the Tiffany Girls

By: EIDELBERG, Martin ; GRAY, Nina; HOFER, Margaret K.

Price: $29.95

Publisher: New York, New-York Historical Society: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1341

ISBN: 0916141071

Condition: Almost 'As New'


Louis Comfort Tiffany (1848-1933) is celebrated as one of the influential designers of the late 19th and early 20th centuries. This title explores the role of the 'Tiffany girls' - the 27 women responsible for making Tiffany lamps, windows, mosaics, and other luxury goods - and their talented leader and designer, Clara Driscoll. Published on the occasion of the exhibition held at the New-York Historical Society, Feb. 23-May 28, 200. 200 pages : illustrations (some color)... View more info

For Queen and Country: One Man's True Story of Blood and Violence Inside the Paras and the SAS

By: Ely, nIGEL 'sPUD'

Price: $12.95

Publisher: London, John Blake: 2002

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 555

ISBN: 1857825152

Condition: Fine


Spud Ely's SAS career has taken him into some of the most deadly, high-octane, violent battles ever. From the Falklands to the Persian Gulf, he has been in the very center of the most ferocious fighting scenes modern history has witnessed. Armed to the hilt with the most up-to-date, hi-tech military machinery and his highly-toned fighting skills, Steve is truly a force to be reckoned with. For Queen and Country is his account of his most bloody, violent, heroic moments. ... View more info

Reminiscences of a Nonagenarian

By: EMERY, Sarah Anna

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Newburyport, William H. Huse & Co.: 1879

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 21146

Condition: Good VG, or Better


Remisnces of a 90 year old New Englander with copious family and genealogical data from the area. A previous owner of the book, Esther Beecher Noyes, has signed in ink on the ffep. The Noyes family is well covered in this work. 336pp, illustrated. Bright, clean copy. Binding is sound, though rear hinge shows repair. Chocolate brown cloth is bright and clean as are the gilt titles to spine. Interesting and scarce. We ship Worldwide, use both Canada Post and the United S... View more info

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Zoltan Kodaly: His Life in Pictures

By: EOSZE, Laszlo

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Hungary, Corvina Kiado: 1982

Edition: English : 2nd rev. and enl. Ed

Seller ID: 21860

ISBN: 9631314146

Condition: About Fine


The life of Hungarian composer, Zoltan Kodaly, 1882-1967, in pictures and documents. Translation of: 'Koda´ly Zolta´n e´lete ke´pekben e´s dokumentumokban'. 168 pages : chiefly illustrations, music ; 29 cm. Translated by Barna Balogh and Gyula Gulya´s ; translation revised by John R. Thompson. Bright, clean interior. Unmarked except for a rubber stamp name/address to the ffep. Tight, square bidning, no wear to the cloth. Unclipped dustjacket is nearly similar excep... View more info

From Between the Tracks, 1927-1952

By: EPP, Dick H.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Saskatoon, SK, Eppisode Publications: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Author Signed Copy

Seller ID: 042627

Condition: As New


Autobiography of Dick Epp, a Mennonite from Glenbush, Saskatchewan. OCLC Number: 70657914. x, 151 p. : ill. ; 23 cm. Signed by Epp on the title page. Bright, clean and unmarked. Tight, square binding, no spine creases. Weight, 270g. View more info

John Cleland: Images of a Life

By: EPSTEIN, William H.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Columbia Univ Pr: 1974

Seller ID: 977

ISBN: 0231037252

Condition: Fine


A Biography of the Author of, 'Memoirs of a Woman of Pleasure [Fanny Hill]'. John Cleland (1709 - 1789) English novelist best known as the author of Fanny Hill: or, the Memoirs of a Woman of Pleasure. James Boswell called him "a sly, old malcontent". x, 284 pages : illustrations, facsimiles ; 24 cm. Book is bright, clean and unmarked, still quite fresh. Binding is tight and square, hinges tight. Price clipped dustjacket is similar except that there is a small pi... View more info

Alexandra; The Last Tsarina

By: ERICKSON, Carolly

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, St. Martin's Press: 2001

Edition: Large Print; Book Club Edition

Seller ID: 046364

ISBN: 0739420429

Condition: Near Fine


The granddaughter of England's Queen Victoria, Alexandra [1872-1918] was painfully shy, and her apparent aloofness so distanced her from the common folk that by the time she met her death alongside her family at the hands of the Bolsheviks in 1918, she was not only one of the most powerful women in the world, but also the most despised in Russia. 740 pages (large print), [8] pages of plates : illustrations ; 22 cm. Book is Fine except for a bookplate to the ffep. Tight, ... View more info

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Tudor Adventurers : an Arctic Voyage of Discovery : the Hunt for the Northeast Passage

By: EVANS, J. R.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Pegasus Books: 2014

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 052445

ISBN: 1605986135

Condition: As New


In this moving story of daring, discovery, tragedy, and adventure, historian James Evans vividly shows how the 1553 voyage of Sir Hugh Willoughby, a brave gentleman soldier, and Richard Chancellor, a brilliant young scientist and practical man of the sea, laid the foundations for England's expansion on a global stage. ix, 383 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : color illustrations, maps. An 'as new' copy - bright, fresh and unmarked in a similar, unclipped dustjacket.... View more info

Jerry Potts, Paladin of the Plains

By: FARDY, Bernard D.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Langley, B. C., Mr. Paperback - Sunfire Pubs: 1984

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 560

ISBN: 0919531180

Condition: Good to Very Good


A biography of a half-Indian frontiersman who was for twenty years an important scout, guide, and interpreter for the North West Mounted Police. 144 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm. Bright, clean interior. Unmarked except for a previous owner's name to the inside of the front wrapper. A little surface rubbing to the front wrapper. Creases to the spine. Unpacked weight, 185g. Ships via inexpensive Canada Post Lettermail. Postage within Canada and the USA, $5.00 or less. Mor... View more info

Exploration Fawcett; arranged from his Manuscripts, Letters, Log-books, and Records

By: FAWCETT, Lt.-Col. P. H.

Price: $19.50

Publisher: London, Hutchinson: 1953

Edition: Fifth Impression, First Edition

Seller ID: 051278

Condition: Near Fine


Story of Lt.-Col. Fawcett's explorations into the heart of the South American continent undertaken from 1906 to 1925. He disappeared in the Matto Grosso region of Central Brazil in 1925. This account was arranged from his Manuscripts, Letters, Log-books, and Records by his son Brian Fawcett. 312 pages, illustrations, endpaper maps; 24 cm. Book is very clean, pages bright white. Unmarked. Green cloth shows no wear, glt titles to the spine are slightly dulled. The price-cl... View more info

Ferdinand & Isabella

By: FERNANDEZ-ARMESTO, Felipe

Price: $9.95

Publisher: New York, Dorset Press: 1992

Edition: Reprint Edition of 1975

Seller ID: 2242

ISBN: 0880297441

Condition: About 'As New'


Superb study of the joint reigns os off King Ferdinand [1452-1516] and Queen Isabella [1451-1504] of Spain. 209pp, not illustraated. Bright, clean, unmarked copy with a tight, square bindin g. Unclipped dustjacket is nearly similar with just a vertical crease to the front inner flap. View more info