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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

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

Genius at Work: Images of Alexander Graham Bell

By: EBER, Dorothy Harley

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Toronto, McClelland & Stewart: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 08140

ISBN: 0-7710-3036-3

Condition: About Fine


Portrait of Alaxander Graham Bell at work and play at his Cape Breton home. Illustrated with numerous photographs many never before published. 192pp, photo illustrated. Very clean, bright copy with solid binding and clean dustjacket. Unpackeds weight, 552g. 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 and distance; Rates to the ... 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

The Life of Dylan Thomas

By: FITZGIBBON, Constance

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown & Co: 1965

Edition: Book Club Edition

Seller ID: 041514

Condition: Fine


Dylan Marlais Thomas (1914 -1953) was a Welsh poet and writer. viii, 375pp, photo illustrations.Bright, clean, unmarked interior. Tight, square binding. No wear to the cloth. Bright, clean dustjacket with just a 1cm closed edge tear to the top of the rear panel. No indications of a BOMC edition except possible the paper used. Unpacked weight, 566g. We ship Worldwide, at cost, using both Canada Post and the United States Postal Service, and offer postal charges, at cost... View more info

Bush Pilot's Mayday : a True Life Adventure

By: FORSCUTT, Ken

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Kamloops, B. C., Kenneth Brian Forscutt Pub.: 2007

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 628

ISBN: 0978451406

Condition: Fine


A true life adventures culled from years of logbook entries and the recollections of fello pilots. Bush Pilot's Journal, Book One. 156 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm. Bright, clean, unmarked copy botgh inside and outside. Almost 'as new'. Unpacked weight, 278g. Ships within North America, in card sleeve, for $4.00-$6.50 depending on location. Overseas - shipping at cost. Image available. View more info

Grand Bank Soldier: The War Letters of Lance Corporal Curtis Forsey

By: FORSEY, Curtis; RIGGS, Bert

Price: $9.90

Publisher: St. Johns, NFLD., Flanker Press: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by the Editor

Seller ID: 21855

ISBN: 1897317158

Condition: As New


The World War I letters of Lance Corporal Curtis Forsey [1895-1993], British Army, Royal Newfoundland Regiment. Signed by the editor on the title page. A 'mint' copy - bright, fresh and unmarked. Tight, square binding, no spine creasing. Weight, 300g. Lettrmail. View more info

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A Life on the Fringe : Memoirs of Eugene Forsey

By: FORSEY, Eugene

Price: $7.95

Publisher: Don Mills, ON, Canada, Oxford University Press: 1991

Edition: First Trade Paperback Printing

Seller ID: 21097

ISBN: 0195408683

Condition: As New


Memoirs of Canadian politician and public servant, Eugene Forsey. 241pp, photo illustrated. Bright, clean, unused copy. Never fully opened - no creases to 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 400g unpacked. Canadian domestic postal rates rise with weight, size and distance; Rates to the USA calculated by weight alone as per the USP... View more info