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Kagawa: Kaller Pa Norge

By: AAVIK, Asbjorn

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Oslo, Gry Forlag: 1950

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 20953


An account of Norwegian Christian missionaries in Asia and a biography of Japanese Christian leader, Kagawa. Norwegian language text. 125pp. Book is bright and clean. Binding sound. Previous owner's name to ffep.Dustjacket has edge wear, tiny chips etc., otherwise reasonably bright and clean. 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 250g unpac... View more info

Reel Women: Pioneers of the Cinema 1896 to the Present

By: ACKER. Ally

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Continuum Intl Pub Group: 1993

Edition: First Trade Paperback Printing

Seller ID: 34892


A look at the women directors, producers, technicians, editors, writers and stunt women who have helped shape the history of the movies, from 1896 to the present day. This book looks at the first wave of women in creative and influential positions, before 1920, and the second wave in force tody. foreword by Judith Crist ; afterword by Marc Wanamaker. A 'Frederick Ungar' book. xxvi, 374 p. : illustrations ; 26 cm. Clean, bright, interior, unmarked. Tight, square binding, ... View more info

A Fiddler's World: Volume 1, Memoirs to 1938

By: ADASKIN, Harry

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Vancouver, November House: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 20806


Volume 1 of 2 in the memoirs of Harry Adaskin, the celebrated Canadian violinist. Bold signature of Adaskin to the half-title page. 293pp, illustrated. Interior is bright and clean. Binding is sound and without wear to cloth. Sharp corners. Unclipped dustjacket shows a moderate amont of edge wear, short tears, etc. is nearly similar. We ship Worldwide, use both Canada Post and the United States Postal Service, and offer postal charges based on our actual costs, with... View more info

Shakespeare The Life, The Works, The Treasures

By: ALEXANDER, Catherine M. S.; ROYAL SHAKESPEARE COMPANY

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Sevenoaks: 2011

Edition: New Edition of 2006

Seller ID: 046218


Tells the story of William Shakespeare, from his birth in Stratford-upon-Avon and life as a married man, actor, playwright, poet and businessman to the enduring legacy of his work through various media. At head of cover title: RSC Royal Shakespeare Company. Includes 15 items of removable facsimile memorabilia. Originally published: 2006. 63 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 29 cm + 15 enclosures.Book and slipcase are 'as new' - contents carefully checked. View more info

The Cat and the Curmudgeon

By: AMORY, Cleveland

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown: 1990

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Inscription: Presentation Copy from the Author

Seller ID: 20987


Signed by the author on the title page - 'For Amber, Cleveland Amory, 1990'. 295pp, illustrated by Lisa Adams. Very bright, clean, unmarked copy with a sound binding and a similar, unclipped dutjacket. 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 580g unpacked. Canadian domestic postal rates rise with weight, size and distance; Rates to the USA c... View more info

To Fly and Fight: Memoirs of a Triple Ace

By: ANDERSON, Clarence E. 'Bud'

Price: $14.00

Publisher: USA, St Martins Press: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 32726


Memoir of an American WWII Fighter Pilot and later Test Pilot. Clarence E. "Bud" Anderson, with Joseph P. Hamelin ; foreword by Chuck Yeager. xv, 306 pages, [8] leaves of plates : illustrations. Bright, clean, unmarked copy. Tight, square binding, sound hinges, no wear to the cloth. Price-clipped dustjacket is similar. We ship Worldwide, use both Canada Post and the United States Postal Service, and offer postal charges based on our actual costs, without over... View more info

Bill Miner Train Robber

By: ANDERSON, Frank W.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Calgary, Frontiers Unlimited:

Edition: First Edition [?]

Seller ID: 21643


Story of the Bill Miner - outlaw and train robber who spent some time in British Columbia, was caught, imprisoned in the B. C. Pen and subsequently escaped. Frontier Book No. 7. Titles to No. 10 listed on back cover. 56pp, photo illustrated. Bright, clean, unmarked copy with a sound, stapled binding. Weight, 82g. View more info

Bill Miner ... Stagecoach & Train Robber

By: ANDERSON, Frank W.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Surrey, B. C., Heritage House Publishing: 1996

Edition: Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 053025


Story of the Bill Miner - outlaw and train robber who spent some time in British Columbia, was caught, imprisoned in the B. C. Pen and subsequently escaped. 62pp [2pp ads], photo illustrated. Bright, clean copy except fpr a previous owner's name and comment to the tp. Sound, stapled binding. Externally it appears 'as new. Weight, 82g. Inexpensive Lettermail post applies. View more info

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Sterkere enn Gestapo

By: ANNA, Tante

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Oslo, Ekko Forlag: 1945

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 20855


An account of the the author's experiences battling the Gestapo in Norway during the Second World War. Norwegian language text. 248pp. Bright, clean interior Sound binding. Solid hinges; small break in front hinge but no weakening. Only very minor wear to cloth. Colorful dustjacket has a little edge wear mainly to top edge. We ship Worldwide, use both Canada Post and the United States Postal Service, and offer postal charges based on our actual costs, without overcharg... View more info

Palmerston: Likeness from the Last Photograph from Life

By: ANON

Price: $7.00

Publisher: New York, Johnson, Wilson & Co.: 1874

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 20454


Engraving of the English Prime Minister and Statesman, Henry John Temple 3rd Viscount Palmerston [1784-1865]. Taken from the 'Portrait Gallery of Eminent Men and Women with Biographies, by E. A. Duyckinck, New York, 1874'. Near Fine copy, with biography. Black & White. No foxing, generous margins. Weight, 15g. View more info

Francis Chantrey: Donkey Boy and Sculptor

By: ARMITAGE, Harold

Price: $45.00

Publisher: London, Mills & Boon: 1915

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 21134


Biography of British sculptor, Sir Francis Chantrey [1781-1841]. 188pp, illustrated by Charles Ashmore. Interior is generally bright and clean with a little minor foxing present in parts. Binding is sound, hinges solid. Ink signature to ffep. Orange cloth shows virtually no wear. Good copy of a scarce book. 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 we... View more info

British Columbia History: Journal of the British Columbia Historical Federation, Volume 39 Number 1, 2006

By: ATKIN, John - Editor

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Victoria, BC, BC Historical Federation: 2006

Edition: Vol 39, No 1

Seller ID: 054028


Single issue of an important Journal of British Columbia history. Contents include - The Story oif Boris Karloff [william Henry Pratt], in British Columbia. Plus, The B. C. Penetentiary, David Spencer tokens, Reverend Dennison, Private Roy Cromarty - and more. 40pp, illustrated. Bright, clean and unmarked. Weight, 134g. Inexpensive Lettermail rates may apply. View more info

The Confessions of Saint Augustine

By: AUGUSTINE, Saint

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York, Pocket Books Inc: 1951

Edition: Collector's Edition

Seller ID: 053914


Translated by Edward B. Pusey, D.D.; Introduction by Harold C. Gardiner, S.J. xiv, 301, 2pp List of Collector's Editions. This is No. 26. An unusual edition from Pocket Books Inc. Book is bound in quarter, black faux leather with gilt titles and decoration, five raised bands, patterened boards and endpapers. Speckled page ends. Quite handsome! Possibly printed later that the copyright date of 1951. Slight wear to the tips of the corners, otherwise Fine. We ship World... View more info

Jane Austen: A Family Record

By: AUSTEN-LEIGH, William & Richard Arthur; LE FAYE, Deirdre

Price: $14.00

Publisher: New York, Konecky and Konecky: 1989

Edition: Revised & Enlarged Edition [2nd]

Seller ID: 1059


The 1st ed. published in 1913 by William and Richard Arthur-Leigh was based on family traditions and surviving letters. This is the fully revised and enlarged edition by Deirdre Le Faye whose access to the Austen family archive allowed her to create a well-documented account of Jane Austen's life, family background and literary career. Revised edition of: Jane Austen, her life and letters. 1913. "Published in association with the British Library." xxiv, 326 page... View more info

Anais Nin:a Biography

By: BAIR, Deirdre

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Putnam's: 1995

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 28236


Biography of controversial author Anai┬Ęs Nin, known for her erotic books and many affairs, especially the one with fellow writer Henry Miller, with information taken from Nin's extensive diaries and interviews with family, friends, and enemies. xviii, 654 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm. Book is 'as new' - bright, clean and unmarked. Unclipped dustjacket is nearly similar. We ship Worldwide, use both Canada Post and the United States Postal Service, and offer postal cha... View more info

I Remember Chilako

By: BAITY, Earl S.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Prince George, Prince George Printers Ltd.: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 28295


Autobiographical reminiscences of the author and his life in the Chilako region of British Columbia, south-west of Prince George.199pp, photo illustrated. Clean, unmarked copy. Tight, square binding, no creases to spine. Small repair at head 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 346g unpacked. Canadian domestic postal rates rise w... View more info

Leuchtende Spur : das Leben Ricarda Huchs

By: BAUM, Marie

Price: $8.95

Publisher: Tubingen, R. Wunderlich: 1950

Edition: 12-17 Tausend of First Edition

Seller ID: 20854


Biography of German historian, novelist, poet and intellectual, Ricarda Huchs [1864-1947]. 519pp, photo illustrated. Interior is clean and unmarked, slight browing to the pages. Tight, square binding, no wear to the cloth. Unclipped dustjacket shows some edge wear, but is generally clean 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 7... View more info

Permanent way through the Khyber

By: BAYLEY, Victor

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, Jarrolds: 1939

Edition: Second [?] Edition

Seller ID: 043785


'The Beacon Library, no. 13'. Originally published in 1934. An account of building the railway through the Khyber Pass. Plus, the author's account of living amongst the Pathans and the turbulent warriors of the Noth-West Frontier for many years. 223 pages, [8] leaves of plates ; 22 cm. Book is bright, clean and unmarked with a tight binding. Sound hinges. No wear to the cloth. The unclipped dustjacket is very clean nd quite bright but with edge wear and short, closed ed... View more info

Marie Treschow: En Livsskisse

By: BERGGRAV, Eivind

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Oslo, Forlaget Land og Kirke: 1955

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 20875


Biography of Marie Treschow. Norwegian language text. 135pp, photo illustrated. Bright, clean, unmarked copy with a sound binding. No wear to white cloth. Dustjacket has some edge wear, micro chips etc. Weight, 330g. View more info

The Wild Frontier: More Tales from the Remarkable Past

By: BERTON, Pierre

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Toronto, McClelland & Stewart: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Author Signed

Seller ID: 2260


Berton's mini-biographies of seven men and women neglected by history span over two hundred years of Canadian history, and demonstrate why the Canadian frontier has been like no other in its development. Signed and dated 1978 on the title page. 250 pages : maps ; 24.5 cm.Book is bright, clean and unmarked, sound hinges, tight binding, no wear to the cloth. The Unclipped dustjacket shows a little top edge wear and two very short edge tears closed with acid-free tape. We ... View more info