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DeLorean

By: DE LOREAN. John Z.; SCHWARZ, Ted

Price: $14.00

Publisher: USA, Zondervan Publishing House: 1985

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 33445

ISBN: 0310379407

Condition: Fine


The story of John De Lorean, former executive at General Motors and founder of the now defunct Delorean Motor Company, or DMC. Also describes his arrest and subsequent trial for cocaine possession. 349 pages, [9] pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm. Book is bright, clean and unmarked. No wear to the boards. The unclipped dustjacket is nearly similar except for a tiny 'nick' to the top edge of the front panel nea`r the spine. We use both the Canada Post and the Unite... View more info

The autobiography of Cecil B. De Mille

By: De Miller, Cecil B.; HAYNE, Donald

Price: $17.50

Publisher: London, W. H. Allen: 1960

Edition: First British Edition

Seller ID: 29385

Condition: Near Fine


Autobiography of American filmmaker, Cecil B. De Mille [1881-1959]. Edited by Donald Haynes. 432pp, [photo illustrated, index. Interior of the book is bright, clean and unmarked. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound. No wear to the black cloth. The price clipped dustjacket, laminated by the publisher, is complete but with a fair amount of edge wear, small lost chips etc. Unpacked weight, 860g. We ship Worldwide, at cost, using both Canada Post and the United St... View more info

White Tribe Dreaming: Apartheid's bitter roots : notes of an eighth-generation Afrikaner

By: De VILLIERS, Marq

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Canada, Macmillan of Canada: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 611

ISBN: 0771595301

Condition: As New


'..., book written to explain how apartheid came to be. Tracing the Afrikaner's history from settlement at the Cape, it chronicles the founding of race relations on slavery and a master-servant relationship'. Neither pro nor anti apartheid. xxvii, 420pp, maps, genealogical table. Book appears 'as new' - except for a bookplate to the ffep. Several newspaper articles of relevance in a plastic bag laid-in. Unpacked weight, 883g. We ship Worldwide, at cost, using both Canada... View more info

From Pekin to Calais by Land

By: DE WINDT, Harry

Price: $60.00

Publisher: London, Chapman & Hall: 1892

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 09785

Condition: Very Good


An autobiographical account of travel by land from Pekin in China to Calais on the English Channel.[8], 365pp, illustrated, map. Textbloc is bright, clean and unmarked. We note a short tear to the fore-edge of the dedication page. Spotting to the page edges. Very light foxing to the first and last few pages. Binding is tight and square. No wear to the light brown cloth. Bright gilt titles to the spine. Unpacked weight, 876g. We use both the Canada Post and the United St... View more info

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Guy Debord: Complete Cinematic Works: Scripts, Stills, Documents

By: DEBORD, Guy

Price: $12.95

Publisher: Edinburgh, AK Press: 2005

Edition: First Trade Paper Edition in English [?

Seller ID: 047697

ISBN: 1902593839

Condition: As New


Guy Debord, 1931-1994, French Marxist theorist, philosopher, filmmaker, member of the Letterist International, founder of a Letterist faction, and founding member of the Situationist International. xi, 258 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm. An absolutely 'as new' copy - bright, fresh and unmarked. 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 435g unp... View more info

Empty Mansions : the mysterious life of Huguette Clark and the spending of a great American Fortune

By: DEDMAN, Bill; NEWELL, Paul Clark Jr

Price: $9.95

Publisher: New York, Ballantine Books: 2013

Edition: First Edition, Sixth Printing

Seller ID: 19591

ISBN: 0345545567

Condition: As New


When Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Bill Dedman noticed a property listing for a grand estate that had been unoccupied for nearly sixty years, he stumbled into one of the most surprising American stories of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Empty Mansions is a rich tale of wealth and loss, complete with copper barons, Gilded Age opulence, and backdoor politics. At its heart is a reclusive 104-year-old heiress named Huguette Clark. xxviii, 456 pages, 24 pages of ... View more info

Memoirs

By: DENISON, Brig. Gen. S. A.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Toronto, T. H. Best Printing: 1927

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Dedicated Authors' Inscription

Seller ID: 2299

Condition: Good to Very Good


Military Memoirs of Brigadier General Septimus Julius Augustus Denison, 1859-1937. British born Officer in both the British and the Canadian Army. 174 pages : frontispiece, portraits. On the front paste-down endpaper the author has written -'Henry J. Denison / from his affect. Brother / Septimus / Oct 1927'. Interior is clean and unmarked. Binding is tight and square, hinges sound. One defect - about half of the rear board has become discoloured [water damage?] - howeve... View more info

Alone to Everest

By: DENMAN, Earl

Price: $12.50

Publisher: London, Collins: 1954

Edition: First Edition, Second Impression

Seller ID: 2361

Condition: About Fine


An account of the mountaineering exploits of Earl Denman in Africa and in Tibet. Denman was a Canadian mountaineer, from British Columbia, who tried to climb Mount Everest in 1947 without success. 255pp, photo illustrated. Bright, clean, unmarkd copy. Tight, square binding, sound hinges, no wear to the cloth. The price-clipped dustjacket shows only minor edge wear and a little surface aging. Unpacked weight, 403g. 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

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The Great Dominion: Winston Churchill in Canada, 1900 - 1954

By: DILKS, David

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Toronto, Thomas Allen & Son Ltd: 2005

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 041084

ISBN: 0887621627

Condition: As New


Even those acquainted with Churchill's career are sometimes surprised to find that he travelled to Canada so often. This book by British historian David Dilks includes selected excerpts from newspapers, speeches, letters, and diaries, to bring to life everyone of those visits, giving preference wherever possible to Churchill's own voice. David Dilks ; with the assistance of Richard Dilks ; foreword by the Lady Soames. xx [4], 472pp, photop illustrated. An 'as new' copy -... View more info

Following the Sea: A Young Sailor's Account of the Seafaring Life in the Mid-1800's

By: DOANE, Benjamin

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Halifax, Nimbus Publishing: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 050822

ISBN: 0-920852-88-2

Condition: Fine


Nineteenth century seafaring memoir from a young Maritimer; an insight into life in the forecastles of sailing vessels c.1850. 275pp, illustrated, maps, diagrams. Near new copy - bright, fresh and unmarked. 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 1.02kg. Canadian domestic postal rates rise with weight, size and distance, USA rates by weight alone... View more info

Following the Sea: A Young Sailor's Account of the Seafaring Life in the Mid-1800's

By: DOANE, Benjamin

Price: $11.50

Publisher: Halifax, Nimbus Publishing: 1987

Edition: First Edition in Card Wrappers

Seller ID: 06160

ISBN: 0920852904

Condition: About Fine


Nineteenth century seafaring memoir from a young Maritimer; an insight into life in the forecastles of sailing vessels c.1850. 275pp, illustrated, maps, diagrams. A very nearly new copy. Only issue preventing a Fine rating is a bookplate to the half-title page. No spine creases, no marks. Unpacked weight, Weight, 874g. 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 ... 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

Unfinished Business

By: DOUGLAS, Roger; CALLAN, Louise

Price: $9.00

Publisher: New Zealand, Random House New Zealand: 1993

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 1325

ISBN: 1869411994

Condition: About Fine


In this text Roger Douglas, the former Minister of Finance, offers practical policies and politics for considering what helps and does not help the disadvantaged. He considers people, not institutions to be the central issue and argues that there is a better way for New Zealand. 305 pages ; 20 cm. Unpacked weight, 256g. 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 ... 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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Gerald (Virago Modern Classics)

By: DU MAURIER, Daphne

Price: $8.50

Publisher: London, Virago: 2004

Edition: New Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 1139

ISBN: 1844080668

Condition: Almost 'As New'


The celebrated biography of Gerald du Maurier 1873-1934], last of the great actor-managers, by his daughter - author, Daphne Du Maurier [1907-1989], with an introduction by Margaret Forster. ix, 254pp. Bright, clean, unmarked interior. Tight, square binding, no spine creases. Very slight wear to tips of corners. Unpacked weight, 228g. We use both the Canada Post and the United States Postal Service and offer very competitive postal charges - based on actual costs, no ove... 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

Tales from the Shacks : Pere Murray's Notre Dame College, 1927-1975

By: DUKES, Richard

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Canada, Author Published: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 050612

ISBN: 0921835248

Condition: As New


Oral history, 1927-1975, of the unique experiences recounted by the men and women of Notre Dame College, Wilcox, saskatchewan. xii, 417 p., [8] p. of plates : ill. ; 24 cm. An 'as ne' copy - bright,m clean and unmarked. Tight, square binding, no spine creases. Unpacked weight, 720g. We ship Worldwide 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 a... 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