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The Collected Letters of Sir Charles G.D. Roberts

By: ROBERTS, Charles G. D.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Canada, Goose Lane Editions: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 31631

ISBN: 0864920946

Condition: Fine


Edited by Laurel Boone. As complete a collection of the unedited letter of Charles G. D. Roberts as the editor was able to assemble. 664pp. Bright, frsh copy, unmarked. Tight, square binding, no wear to boards. Similar, unclipped dustjacket. About 'as new'. Heavy book. Weight, 1.16kg. View more info

Setting the Tone: Essays and Diary

By: ROREM, Ned

Price: $11.00

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., Coward Mc Cann: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 24518

ISBN: 0698112342

Condition: About Fine


Personal diary of composer, Ned Rorem, and a number of essays on music. 383pp. Bright, clean copy. Small gift inscription on pde, under front flap of DJ. Tight, square binding. Similar, unclipped, dustjacket, in brodart. Weight, 690g. View more info

Lord Rosebery's North American Journal - 1873

By: ROSEBERY, Lord

Price: $14.00

Publisher: London, Sidgwick & Jackson: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 14115

Condition: About Fine


Journal by a future Prme Minister of Great Britain describes a two months trip to North America in 1873. 191pp, illustrated, illustrated endpapers. Edited by A. R. C. Grant with Caroline Combe. Foreword by Roger Fulford. Bright, fresh interior with a sound binding. Unmarked. Dustjacket is bright and clean with only minor wear at extremities of spine. Weight, 410g. View more info

Ralegh and the Throckmortons

By: ROWSE, A. L.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan: 1962

Edition: First Edition, Second Printing

Seller ID: 11187

Condition: Fine


Biography of the great Elizabethan, Sir Walter Ralegh as revealed through the Diaries of Sir Arthur Throckmorton.347pp, illustrated. Bright, clean copy with a sound binding. Dustjacket has a little edge wear but is generally clean and bright. View more info

Letters to M. G. & H. G.

By: RUSKIN, John

Price: $22.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers: 1903

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 038562

Condition: Near Fine


Selection of John Ruskin Letters. Preface by G. Wyndham. 149pp, illustrated. Very clean copy with firm binding. Spine somewhat sun-darkened. Attractive copy. Weight, 390g. View more info

The Buckeye Rovers in the Gold Rush

By: SCAMEHORN, Howard L. ; BANKS, Edwin P.; LYTLE-WEBB, Jamie

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Athens, OH, Ohio University Press: 1965

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2205

Condition: Near Fine


Two California Gold Rush diaries - by Edwin P. Banks, Jamie Lytle-Webb. Edited and with an Introduction by H. Lee Scamehorn. xxiv, 195 pages maps, group portrait; 22 cm. Book is bright, clean and unmarked showing no wear to the cloth. The Price-clipped dustjacket is clean but with a 1.5" closed tear to the front panel next to the head of the spine and a small lost chip and 3/4" clsed tear to the foot of the rear panel. 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 weigh... View more info

A Treasury of the World's Great Letters : from ancient days to our own time containing the characteristic and crucial communications, and intimate exchanges and cycles of correspondence, of many of the outstanding figures of world history, and some Notabl

By: SCHUSTER, M. Lincoln - Editor

Price: $12.50

Publisher: USA, Konecky & Konecky: 1940

Edition: Recent New Edition of 1940

Seller ID: 26823

ISBN: 1568522908

Condition: As New


World's great letters selected, edited, and integrated with biographical backgrounds and historical settings and consequences by M. Lincoln Schuster. Part I: Letters of Long Ago [from 334 B.C. to A.D. 1675] -- Part II: Letters of Not So Long Ago [from 1747 to 1896] -- Part III: Letters of Yesterday and Today [from 1898 to 1937]. xlviii, 563, [1] pages ; 24 cm. An 'as new' copy - not a remainder - bright, clean and unmarked still quite ftresh. Tight, squate binding, no wear to the boards. Similar, unclipped dustjacket. Unpacked weight, 1kg. We use both the Canada Post and the United States Post... View more info

Tragedy and Triumph : The Journals of Captain R.F. Scott's Last Polar Expedition

By: SCOTT, Robert Falcon

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Canada, Prospero Books:

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 31667

ISBN: 1894102320

Condition: Fine


Complete journals of Captain Scott's ill-fated voyage to the South Pole. Facsimile reproduction edition, undated, circa 1993. 521 p. : ill., ports., map, 24 p. of plates ; 25 cm. Bright, clean and unmarked. Tight, square binding, no wear to the boards. Similar, unclipped dustjacket. Heavy volume weighing 1.066kg prior to packing. View more info

The Huble Diaries : a pioneer homesteader's daily record, 1909-1919

By: SEDGWICK, Kent; HUBLE, Albert James; WITTE, Curle

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Prince George, B. C., Giscome Portage Historical Society: 1992

Edition: Second Printing [Revision]

Seller ID: 041174

Condition: Fine


Transcripts of a British Columbia pioneers diaries, 1909-1919. Al Huble at what became known as the settlement of Giscome Portage. In the vicinity of Prince George. Edited by J. Kent Sedgwick, from audio tapes by Curle Witte. xi, 217, [20] pages ; 28 cm. In Jan. 1992 the Missing Diary (1911, 20 p.) was inserted between p.46-47; in Nov. 1992 the name index was inserted (p. 207-217). There were 25 copies of the first printing and 30 copies of the Second Printing - also called the 2nd Revision. An 'as new' copy - bright, clean and unmarked. The plastic comb binding show no damage. Unpacked wei... View more info

Fathers and Sons: An Anthology

By: SEYBOLD, David - Edited

Price: $9.00

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., Grove Weidenfeld: 1992

Edition: First Edition, Second Printing

Seller ID: 29393

ISBN: 0802113680

Condition: Fine


Collection of essays, poems and stories that examine the mysterious yet eternal relationship between father and son. 201pp. Bright, clean, unmarked interior. Tight, square binding. No wear to cloth. Nearly similar, price clipped dustjacket. Weight, 510g. View more info

South : the Story of Shackleton's Last Expedition 1914-1917

By: SHACKLETON, Sir Ernest

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Canada, Prospero Books:

Edition: Modern Reprint

Seller ID: 1064

ISBN: 1552673340

Condition: As New


Undated reprint. xvi, 380 pages, [24] pages of plates : illustrations, maps, portraits. An 'as new' copy - bright, fresh and unmarked in a similar, unclipped dustjacket. Weight, 934g. View more info

The diary of Frances Lady Shelley; Volume One Only

By: SHELLEY, Lady Frances; EDGCUMBE, Richard

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Scribner's: 1912

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1695

Condition: Very Good


First volume of a two-volume set. Vol 1 covers 1787 to 1817. Interior is bright and clean. Name-date to the ffep otherwise unmarked. Tight, square binding, sound hinges.Light wear top spine edges. Wear to cloth at head of spine. Spine a little sun-darkened. vii, 406pp, illustrated, folded plate. 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 780g unpacked. Canadian domestic postal rates rise with weight, size and distance; Rates to the USA calculated by weight alone as ... View more info

The diary of Mrs. John Graves Simcoe, wife of the first Lieutenant-Governor of the province of Upper Canada, 1792-6

By: SIMCOE, Elizabeth

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Canada, Prospero Books: 2001

Edition: Reprint of 1911 Original

Seller ID: 038904

ISBN: 1552671836

Condition: Fine


A volume in the series, 'Prospero Canadian Collection'. Facsimile reprint. Originally published: Toronto : W. Briggs, 1911. With notes and a biography by J. Ross Robertson and two hundred and thirty-seven illustrations, including ninety reproductions of interesting sketches made by Mrs. Simcoe. xxix, 439 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 23 cm. An 'as new' copy - bright, fresh and unmarked with a similar, unclipped dustjacket. Weight, 653g. View more info

Letters of Harry James Smith

By: SMITH, Harry James

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin Co: 1919

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 039379

Condition: Very Good


Letters of an American Author and Playwright. He was killed in an accident in Canada while searching for sphagnum moss, used in medical practice treating wounds during WWI. Introduction by Juliet Wilbor Tompkins. 184pp. Clean copy with firm binding. Reduced 40%. Weight, 386g. View more info

Loving Letters from Ogden Nash : A Family Album (Vol. 1)

By: SMITH, Linell Nash (editor)

Price: $9.50

Publisher: Boston, Little Brown & Company: 1990

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 20483

ISBN: 0316598356

Condition: Near Fine


A selection of letters from American poet, Ogden Nash, to members of his family. 357pp, photo illustrated.Bright, clean copy with a sound binding and a similar dustjacket. Remainder mark 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 750g unpacked. Canadian domestic postal rates rise with weight, size and distance; Rates to the USA calculated by weight alone as per the USPS. World rates are based on specific destination and weight. Online estimates by the... View more info

Pasion and Conviction: The Letters of Graham Spry

By: SPRY, Graham

Price: $18.50

Publisher: Regina, Canadian Plains Research Center: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18813

ISBN: 088977-0700

Condition: Fine


Collection of the letters of Graham Spry [1900-1983], Canadian journalst and broadcaster. Edited by Rose Potvin. 278pp, photo illustrated. Bright, clean, unmarked copy, 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. Unpacked weight 650g. 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. View more info

Das Geheimtagebuch

By: SSUWORIN, A. S.

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Berlin, E. Laub'sche: 1925

Edition: First Edition in German

Seller ID: 15457

Condition: About VG


Private diaries of the Russian author.Translated into the German language in this edition. 289pp, photo frontis. Bright interior. Unmarked except for a previous owner's name on rear endpaper. Sound binding. Cloth boards have minor wear at extremities. Weight, 340g. View more info

Lord Minto's Canadian Papers: A Selection of the Public and Private Papers of the Fourth Earl of Minto, 1898-1904. Volume I, 1898-1900 & Volume II, 1901-1904

By: STEVENS, Paul and SAYWELL, John T. - editors

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Toronto, Champlain Society: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 036334

Condition: Fine


Publications of the Champlain Society LIII. Set of 2 volumes of the Minto Papers. Limited to 1650 copies. These copies are un-numbered. Vol. 1 [1981; Vol 2 [1983]. 582pp, xxvi/ 467pp, xxiv. Hardcovers in red cloth with gilt spine. Fine set, bright and tight, both volumes are Fine and unread with many signatures unopened. Heavy set weighing 2.65kg, pre-packing. View more info

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Letters of a Woman Homesteader

By: STEWART, Elinpre Pruitt

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin: 1982

Edition: Ninth PB Printing

Seller ID: 052463

ISBN: 0395321379

Condition: Good VG


First-person account of life on the American frontier. Elinore Stewart took to homesteading at Burt Fork, Wyoming in 1909. First published in 1914. Foreword by Gretel Ehrlich. 281 p. : illustrated. ; 20 cm. Clean copy. Unmarked interior except for a gift inscription to the htp by, we believe, a descendent of the author. Tight, square binding, single spine crease. Unpacked weight, 310g. 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 distan... View more info

God's Galloping Girl: The Peace River Diaries of Monica Storrs, 1929-1931

By: STORRS, Monica

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Vancouver, University of British Columbia Press: 1984

Edition: Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 17364

ISBN: 0-7748-0110-7

Condition: VG+


Diaries of Monica Storr who embarked on a wilderness life in the depressed thirties amidst the hardships of British Columbia's Peace River Country. Edited by W. L. Morton with Vera K. Fast. Preface by R. D. Symons. 307pp, photo illustrated. Bright, clean, unmarked copy. No ownership marks. Sound binding, light spine creases. 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 613g unpacked. Canadian domestic postal rates rise with weight, size and distance; Rates to the USA c... View more info