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Will in the World: How Shakespeare Became Shakespeare

By: GREENBLATT, Stephen

Price: $12.00

Publisher: USA, W. W. Norton & Company: 2004

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 041330

ISBN: 0393050572

Condition: As New


"A young man from a small provincial town moves to London in the late 1580s and, in a remarkably short time, becomes the greatest playwright not of his age alone but of all time. How is an achievement of this magnitude to be explained? Stephen Greenblatt brings us down to earth to see, hear, and feel how an acutely sensitive and talented boy, surrounded by the rich tapestry of Elizabethan life, could have become the world's greatest playwright." "First publi... View more info

The Women of the Cousins' War: the Duchess, the Queen and the King's Mother

By: GREGORY, Philippa; BALDWIN, David; JONES, Michael K.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster Ltd: 2012

Edition: First American Printing

Seller ID: 16169

ISBN: 1849833346

Condition: As New


In this unique illustrated presentation, Gregory and her fellow historians describe the extraordinary lives of the heroines of her Cousins' War books: Jacquetta, Duchess of Bedford; Elizabeth Woodville, Queen of England; and Margaret Beaufort, the founder of the Tudor dynasty. 342pp, illustrated, some colour. An 'as new' copy - bright, fresh and unmarked. Gift quality. Similar, unclipped dustjacket. Unpacked weight, 575g We ship Worldwide, at cost, using both Canada Post... View more info

Called to Serve

By: GRITZ, James 'Bo'

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Nevada, USA, Lazarus Pub Co: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Author Inscribed Copy

Seller ID: 040845

Condition: Near Fine


From back cover: "Under the heading, Profiles in Conspiracy, Gritz names the killers of the Kennedy brothers, discloses the truth behind the Watergate coup and the attempted assassination of Gerald Ford and Ronald Reagan." Colonel James 'Bo' Gritz - America's most decorated Green Beret commander. This copy bears a presentation inscription from Col Gritz, as 'Bo', to his sister Sophie. Dated Oct 6, 1991. 627 pages, [ 5pp], 13 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm. Bright... View more info

Alexander Graham Bell. The Life and Times of the Man Who Invented the Telephone

By: GROSVENOR, Edwin S. and WESSON, Morgan

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Harry N. Abrams: 1997

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 4106

Condition: Fine


Handsome book wonderfully illustrated. Foreword by Robert V. Bruce. 1st printing, 4to, 8.75"x11.25", 304pp, profusely photo illustrated, illustrated endpapers. Hardcover in brown cloth, gilt, with unclipped dustjacket. Rmainder mark to bottom edge, otherwise unmarked and almost 'as new'. Heavy book weighing 1.587kg. Reduced Price ! We ship Worldwide, at cost, using both Canada Post and the United States Postal Service, and offer postal charges, at cost, without ... View more info

Howl Like the Wolves: growing up in Nazi Germany

By: GRUN, Max von Der

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, William Morrow: 1980

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 2221

ISBN: 0688322522

Condition: Fine


The author intersperses his account of his youth in Nazi Germany with numerous documents and photographs from that period.Translation of 'Wie war das eigentlich?'. Translated from the German by Jan van Heurck ; documentation by Christel Schultz ; preface by Malte Dahrendorf. 285 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm. Publisher's tough Library Binding - this does NOT indicate that iut has belonged to a Library!! Bright, clean, unmarked interior. Tight, square binding, no wear to ... View more info

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The Motorcycle Diaries: Notes on a Latin American Journey

By: GUEVARA, Ernesto Che

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Australia, Ocean Press: 2004

Edition: First Printing this Edition

Seller ID: 050864

ISBN: 1920888101

Condition: As New


Featuruing Che's original photographs from the journey, a new translation and a moving preface by Che's daughter, Aleida Guevara. 175 pages, [24] pages of plates : illustrations, 1 map, portraits. Introduction by Cintio Vitier. Bright, clean and unmarked, '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. This item weighs 297g unpacked. Canadian domestic post... View more info

Crusade in Spain

By: GURNEY, Jason

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Devon, UK, Readers Union Group of Book Clubs: 1976

Edition: Reprint/UK Book Club

Seller ID: 18946

Condition: Fine


The author recounts his experiences fighting with the International Brigades in the Spanish Civil War. 189 p., [8] p. of photo plates; 22 cm. Book is bright, clean and unmarked with a tight, square binding, no wear to tyhe clopth. The Dustjacket shows minor edge wear, a very small patch of surface loss to the front where a price sticker removed [?], and a little discoloration to the rear wrapper. Unpacked weight, 301g. We use both Canada Post and the USPS and charge sh... View more info

Mostly Memories- Some Digressions

By: GUY, William

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, C. J. Cousland & Sons:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 21088

Condition: VG+


Autobiography of a one time Chief Dental officer for Scotland. Undated, circa 1948. 360pp, illustrated. right, clean, unmarked copy with a sound binding. No wear to hinges. Blue cloth has only very minor wear 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 530g unpacked. Canadian domestic postal rates rise with weight, size and dist... View more info

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Trollope: A Biography (Oxford Lives)

By: HALL, N. John

Price: $9.95

Publisher: 1993, Oxford University Press: 2008

Edition: First Paperback Printing

Seller ID: 041332

ISBN: 0192830716

Condition: Near New


This authoritative biography draws a picture of an engaging, contradictory, extraordinary man and writer, one who left behind a legacy of some 70 novels. xv, 581pp, illustrated, 10pp publisher's catalogue at rear. A very nearly 'as new'' copy - bright, clean and inmarked, still fresh. Tight, square binding, no spine creases. Very slight wear to the tip of the corners of the front wrapper.Heavy book weighing1.005kg pre-packing. We ship Worldwide, at cost, using both Cana... View more info

Firing the Heather: The Life and Times of Nellie McClung

By: HALLETT, Mary and DAVIS, Marilyn

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Saskatoon, Fifth House Publishers: 1993

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 11185

ISBN: 1-895618-20-7

Condition: Fine


Biography of Canadian Author, Suffragette and Feminist - Nellie McClung. 336pp, illustrated. Bright, fresh copy. As new. Unpacked weight, 750g. 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 USPS. World rates based on specific destination and weight. On... View more info

Firing the Heather: The Life and Times of Nellie McClung

By: HALLETT, Mary and DAVIS, Marilyn

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Saskatoon, Fifth House Publishers: 1994

Edition: 1st Trade Paperback

Seller ID: 07893

ISBN: 1-895618-43-6

Condition: About 'As New'


Biography of the Canadian Author, Feminist, Suffragist and Social Reformer. 336pp, photo illustrated. Near new condition - no signs of use. Weight, 750g. 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 USPS. World rates based on specific destination and ... View more info

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Viper Pilot: A Memoir of Air Combat

By: HAMPTON, Dan

Price: $11.95

Publisher: New York, William Morrow: 2012

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 17520

ISBN: 0062130358

Condition: As New


A memoir of one of America's elite aviators: a twenty-year battle-seasoned pilot who flew 151 combat missions in the world's most iconic fighter plane - the F-16 Fighting Falcon - the Viper as its pilots call it. 345 p., [8] p. of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm. Index. An 'as new' copy - bright, fresh and unmarked in a similar, unclipped dustjacket. Unpacked weight, 532g. We ship Worldwide, at cost, using both Canada Post and the United States Postal Service, and offer ... View more info

Ava : a Portrait of a Star

By: HANNA, David

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, G. P. Putnam`s: 1960

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1704

Condition: VG+


Biography of Hollywood beauty and screen star, Ava Gardner, 1922-1990. 256pp, photo illustrated. Bright, clean, unmarked interior. Old bookplate to the fpde. Tight, square binding, no wear to the boards Sound hinges. Unclipped dustjacket, in brodary, shows only slight edge wear. 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 444g unpacked. Canadian... View more info

Lebensbeschreibung Des Pastor Louis Harms

By: HARMS, Theodor

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Hermannsburg, Missionshandlung: 1911

Edition: Neue Ausgabe, Achte Auflage

Seller ID: 20763

Condition: Very Good


Biography of German Pastor, Louis Harms. German language text. 246pp. Attractive illustrations by H. Barmfuhr. Bright, clean interior. Sound binding. Previous owner's name to ffep. Clean cloth boards. 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 420g unpacked. Canadian domestic postal rates rise with weight, size and distance; Rates to the USA ca... View more info

Song of Love: The Letters of Rupert Brook and Noel Olivier, 1909-1915

By: HARRIS, Pippa - Editor

Price: $9.95

Publisher: London, United Kingdom, Bloomsbury Publishing, Limited: 1991

Edition: First Edition, First Impression

Seller ID: 21814

ISBN: 0747510482

Condition: Very Good


Collection of letters between poet Rupert Brooke and a young woman, Noel Olivier [1908-1915]. 302pp, photo illustrated. Ex-library copy but with no external markings to book or dustjacket, and internal marks [stamps] only to the ffep. Bright and clean with only minor edge-wear. Dustjacket is unclipped but with a little edge wear. Weight, 900g. We ship Worldwide, at cost, using both Canada Post and the United States Postal Service, and offer postal charges, at cost, with... View more info

Arafat: A Political Biography

By: HART, Alan

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Bloomington, Indiana, U.S.A., Indiana Univ Press: 1989

Edition: First American Edition, Second Printing

Seller ID: 21805

ISBN: 0253205166

Condition: VG+


Biography of Palestine's Yasser Arafat originally published in 1984. 560pp, photo frontis, maps. Bright, clean and unmarked. Tight, square binding, no creases to spine. Weight, 800g. View more info

Charles Dickens (In Association with the Charles Dickens Museum, London) - 200 Years of Dickens, 1812-2012

By: HAWKSLEY, Lucinda Dickens

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, SevenOaks: 2011

Edition: First Seven Oaks Edition

Seller ID: 046225

ISBN: 1862008701

Condition: As New


"Charles Dickens is the definitive interactive illustrated guide to the man and his works. Produced in association with the Charles Dickens Museum, London, it follows Dickens from early childhood, including his time spent as a child labourer, and looks at how he became the greatest celebrity of his age, and how he still remains one of Britain's most renowned literary figures, even in the twenty-first century." This biography contains removable documents from Dick... View more info

Cyril Burt, Psychologist

By: HEARNSHAW, Leslie S.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Ithaca, New York, U.S.A., Cornell Univ Press: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 040869

ISBN: 0801412447

Condition: As New


Biography of Sir Cyril Lodowic Burt (1883 - 1971), an English educational psychologist who made contributions to educational psychology and statistics. xi, 370 p., [4] leaves of plates : ill. ; 24 cm. Bright, fresh, unmarked copy in a similar, unclipped dustjacket, in brodart. About '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. This item weighs 820g unpac... View more info

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Recollections of a Nova Scotia town : writings about Springhill

By: HEFFERNAN, Jean

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Springhill, NS, Springhill Heritage Group: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 043036

Condition: As New


Stories, history, memoirs of life in Springhill, Nova Scotia. OCLC Number: 62999108. 351 p., 8 leaves of plates : ill. ; 23 cm. Book is 'as new' - bright, fresh and unmarked with a tight, square binding, no spine creases, no marks or 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 608g unpacked. Canadian domestic postal rates r... View more info

We Wanted it Hot; An Adventure in Escapism in the Soith of France

By: HEIMANN, Ernest & Adair

Price: $12.50

Publisher: South Brunswick [N.J.], A.S. Barnes & Co.: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2350

Condition: Fine


An English photographer and his wife 'escape' from London to Provence in France, and begin a new life. 195 pages,photo illustrations, plan, glossary; 22 cm. Book is very clean, pages bright, white. Unmarked. Tight, square binding, no wear to the cloth. The unclipped dustjacket is very nearly similar. Unpacked weight, 356g. View more info