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The Trial of Tempel Anneke: Records of a Witchcraft Trial in Brunswick, Germany, 1663

By: DAHMS, Barbara; MORTON, Peter

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Toronto, University of Toronto Press, Higher Education Division: 2006

Edition: First Trade PB Printing

Seller ID: 27245

ISBN: 1551117061

Condition: As New


The accused was Anna Roleffes, known as Tempel Anneke. She was arrested on the charge of witchcraft in June of 1663. She was found guilty and was executed on December 30th that same year. "This is a fascinating and important book." - Moshe Sluhovsky, California State University, Long Beach. Edited by Peter Morton ; translated by Barbara Dahms. xlv, 176 pages : illustrations, maps ; 22 cm. An 'as new' copy - bright, fresh and unmarked. Tight, square binding. Unpacked weight, 263g. We ship Worldwide, at cost, using both Canada Post and the United States Postal Service, and offer postal ... View more info

The Story of Scotland

By: DARLING, F. Fraser

Price: $6.00

Publisher: London, Collins: 1945

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 036573

Condition: VG+


One of the 'Britain in Pictures Series'. 8vo, 48pp, 8 color plates, 20 illus in b&w. Hardcover with pictorial boards. A bright, clean copy. Unmarked except for a gift inscription to the ffep. Unclipped dustjacket shows only light wear to the spine edges Weight, 208g. Ships within North America, in card sleeve, for $4.50-$6.50 depending on location. Overseas - shipping at cost. Image available. View more info

Afloat and Awash in the Old Northwest

By: DAVENPORT, Marge

Price: $7.95

Publisher: Tigard, OR, Paddlewheel Press: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15272

ISBN: 093827404X

Condition: VG+


Collection of entertaining and often humorous true stories from the Pacific Northwest. 222 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 22 cm. Bright, clean, unmarked interior, still fresh. Tight, square binding, no spine creases. Minor wear to some edges of the wrappers. Unpacked weight, 312g. 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 destinati... View more info

Discovering Ancient Egypt

By: DAVID, Rosalie

Price: $8.95

Publisher: London, Michael O'Mara Books: 1993

Edition: First Trade Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 29699

ISBN: 1854799479

Condition: Fine


This is a history of Ancient Egypt which looks at the history of the great civilization through the achievements of the travellers, archaeologists and Egyptologists whose discoveries opened the world's eyes to the past. 192pp, b&w and color illustrations ; 25 cm. Bright, clean, unmarked interior. Tight, square binding, no spine creases. Unpaclked weight, 495g. 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 taxes on Canadian, American or Overseas Orders. Images always available. View more info

Sources of Chinese Tradition; Two Volume Set

By: DE BARY, William Theodore; CHAN, Wing-Tsit; TAN, Chester

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Columbia University Press: 1964

Edition: Later Printings

Seller ID: 3351

ISBN: 0231086024

Condition: Very Good


'UNESCO collection of representative works'., Chinese series.; 'Records of civilization, sources and studies', 55. compiled by Wm. Theodore de Bary, Wing-tsit Chan, Chester Tan. 2 volumes ; 22 cm. Originally published: 1960. xxxiii, 578pp; xii, 322pp, Bright, clean interior, however, there are some marks to the margins in ink and a few underlines. Externally the books appear almost 'as new'. Unpacked weight, 1.036kg. We use both the Canada Post and the United States Postal Service and offer very competitive postal charges - based on actual costs, no overcharging. Canadian GST is included. Ima... View more info

The Ancient Engineers

By: DE CAMP, L. Sprague

Price: $9.95

Publisher: USA, Dorset Press: 1990

Edition: Second Printing, this Edition

Seller ID: 593

ISBN: 0880294566

Condition: As New


'An accessible history of ancient technology and engineering written for the general public - - Egypt, Greece, Rome, Mesopotamia, Asia, Europe etc'. 408pp, plates, other illustrations. Originally published in the early 1960s.Bright, clean and unmarked in a similar dustjacket. Unpacked weight, 703g. 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 spec... View more info

Fire and Water: A Life of Peter the Great

By: DE JONGE, Alex

Price: $9.95

Publisher: New York, Coward Mc Cann & Geoghegan: 1980

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 17525

ISBN: 0698110188

Condition: Fine


Biography of Peter the Great of Russia, 1672-1725, who ruled from 1869 to 1725. 278pp. An about 'as new copy' - bright, clean and unmarked in a similar, unclipped dustjacket. Unpacked weight, 615g. 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. Online estimates by the Listing Site may not be correct and either additi... View more info

Storia Della Musica [Three Volume Set]

By: DELLA CORTE, A. and PANNAIN, G.

Price: $120.00

Publisher: Torino, Unione Tipografico-Editrice: 1952

Edition: Terza Edizione

Seller ID: 21615

Condition: About Fine


Comprehenisve, 3 volume history of Music. Italian language text. 1919pp, profusely illustrated, musical figures. Attractive set in about Fine condition. Bright, clean, unmarked interiors. Sound bindings. Bright, clean cloth with bright, gilt titles. Very heavy set. Can be shipped via USPS at book rates. Apply for exact charges. View more info

Onafhankelijk Congoland: Volume 1

By: DENYS, Edmond

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Rousselare en Brussel, Jules De Meester: 1900

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 23722

Condition: Good Very Good


Flemish language. First volume only of a two-volume set. 372pp, illustrated, large folding map at back. Fine grained leather spine with four raised bands and gilt titles. Marbled boards. Ex- Church library, very lightly marked - no external marks, stamp & label to tp. Soild, tight binding, no cracking to hinges. Scarce. Weight, 1.1kg. We use both the Canada Post and the United States Postal Service and offer very competitive postal charges - based on actual costs, no overcharging. Images always available. Shipped well packed. [Maximum postage to anywhere within Canada is now approx US$15.00... View more info

The Pageant of Japanese History

By: DILTS, Marion May

Price: $9.00

Publisher: New York, Longmans, Green and Co.: 1949

Edition: Second Edition, Second Printing

Seller ID: 23578

Condition: Good VG, or Better


Introductory history of Japan. originally published in 1938. 418pp, photo illustrated, artwork by Toyojiro Onishi. Bright, clean copy. previous owner's stamp to ffep. Tight, square binding. Coloful dustjacket has minor edge wear and slight fading. Unpacked Weight, 640g. We use both the Canada Post and the United States Postal Service and offer very competitive postal charges - based on actual costs, no overcharging. Images always available. Shipped well packed. [Maximum postage to anywhere within Canada is now approx US$15.00- up to 5kg total weight, boxed, insured, trackable and faster than ... View more info

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The history of Stamford, in the county of Lincoln; comprising its ancient, progressive, and modern state: with an account of St. Martin's, Stamford Baron, and Great and Little Wothorpe, Northamptonshire

By: DRAKARD, John

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Stamford, UK, John Drakkard: 1822

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 041179

Condition: Good VG, or Better


History of Stamford, in the county of Lincoln, and parts of Northamptonshire. OCLC Number: 41009081. xiii, [1], 621, [14] p. front., 8 pl. 22 cm. Sound binding, clean, unmarked interior. All plates present. Images and detailed information available on request. Attractive copy. Shipping worldwide at cost. 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 postal charges based on our actual costs, without overcharging. This item weighs 860g unpacked. Canadian domestic postal r... View more info

The Slavs in European History and Civilization

By: DVORNIK, Francis

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NJ, USA, Rutgers University Press: 1962

Edition: Third Printing

Seller ID: 046440

ISBN: 0813504031

Condition: Fine


The book was written by a Czech priest who eventually became a Harvard professor of Byzantine history. He informs readers that this book enlarges upon a Harvard course on Slavic history from the 13th to the 17th centuries. xxviii, 688 pages, maps, index, bibliography; 24cm tall. Interior is very bright and clean. Unmarked except for a small previous owner's rubber stamp to the ffep. Binding is tight and square, hinges sound. No wear to the boards. The unclipped dustjacket is nearly similar showing only very slight wear. Unpacked weight, 1.149kg. We use both the Canada Post and the United State... View more info

Macaulay

By: EDWARDS, Owen Dudley

Price: $6.95

Publisher: London, United Kingdom, Weidenfeld & Nicolson, Limited: 1988

Edition: First Trade Paper Printing

Seller ID: 23344

ISBN: 029779468X

Condition: About Fine


Life and work of English historian, Thomas Babington Macaulay. 182pp. Bright, clean, unmarked copy. never fully opened. Tight, square binding, no creases to spine. Near new. Weight, 250g. We use both the Canada Post and the United States Postal Service and offer very competitive postal charges - based on actual costs, no overcharging. Images always available. Shipped well packed. [Maximum postage to anywhere within Canada is now approx US$15.00- up to 5kg total weight, boxed, insured, trackable and faster than regular parcels. Less will be charged if rates indicate]. View more info

Barkerville, Quesnel & the Cariboo Gold Rush

By: ELLIOTT, Gordon R.

Price: $5.95

Publisher: Vanmcouver, Douglas & McIntyre: 1980

Edition: 4th printing of 1978 Edition

Seller ID: 223

Condition: Good Very Good


Edition for 1958 published under title: 'Quesnel, commercial centre of the Cariboo gold rush'. This edition of 1978 revised and reissued. viii, 184 pages, 24 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, portraits ; 22 cm. Interior is bright and clean. Unmarked except for a previous owner's name/date to the half-title page. Binding is tight and square. Spine shows no creasing, however, there is a reading crease parallel to the spine on the front wrapper. May qualify for inexpensive Lettermail postage. View more info

Villefranche de Rouergue

By: EVRARD, Christophe

Price: $25.00

Publisher: France, Grapho 12: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 23304

Condition: Fine


History and description of Ville de Villefranche de Rouergue, a commune in the Aveyron department in southern France. French language text. 165pp, profusely photo illustrated, mostly in full color. High quality photography. An about 'as new' copy - bright, fresh and unmarked with a tight, sound binding, and a similar, unclipped dustjacket. 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 1.4kg unpacked. Canadian domestic postal rates rise with weight, size and distance; Rat... View more info

The World the Railways Made

By: FAITH, Nicholas

Price: $9.00

Publisher: London, Pimlico: 1994

Edition: First Pimlico Printing [of 1990]

Seller ID: 2161

ISBN: 0712660836

Condition: VG+


The author considers the world created by the railways - the immense social, political, industrial and economic transformations that it caused. Originally published: London: Bodley Head, 1990. 360 pages, [36] pages of plates : illustrations, facsimiles, maps, portraits ; 24 cm.A bright, clean copy. Ownership details in ink to the half-title page. Othewise unmarked. Tight, square binding. Light spine creases.s View more info

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Demystifying Tibet: Unlocking the Secrets of the Land of the Snows

By: FEIGON, Lee

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Chicago, Ivan R. Dee: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 22378

ISBN: 1566630894

Condition: As New


This authoritative view of the history and culture of Tibet comes at a time when this ancient land is in danger of losing its identity under Chinese rule. In a compact narrative account, Lee Feigon examines the country behind the myths to locate the origins of modern Tibet and to sort out its controversial relationship with China. xi, 242 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm. An 'as new' copy - bright, fresh, unmarked - in a similar, unclipped dustjacket. Unpacked weight, 527g. View more info

The Third Crusade : an eyewitness account of the campaigns of Richard Coeur-de-Lion in Cyprus and the Holy Land

By: FENWICK, Kenneth - Editor

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, Folio Society: 1958

Edition: First Folio Edition

Seller ID: 248

Condition: VG+


A translation, slightly abridged, of "Itinerarium peregrinorum et gesta regis Ricardi" a work variously attributed to Galfridus de Vinosalvo and to Richard, Canon of Holy Trinity, London, or held to be a translation of a Norman-French poem by Ambroise, a Crusader. Edited with an introduction by Kenneth Fenwick, engravings by Raymond Hawthorn. 164pp, illustrated in colour, endpaper maps. Internally very bright, and clean. Unmarked. Tight, square binding. Cloth, resembling vellum shows some light soiling. Spine, with gilt titles and decoration, is sun darkened. Unpacked weight, 440g. We ... View more info

Pathfinders: A Global History Of Exploration

By: FERNANDEZ-ARMESTO, Felipe

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Toronto, Viking Canada: 2007

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 500

ISBN: 0670064971

Condition: As New


In this insightful history of world exploration, Fernandez-Armesto tracks the pathfinders who, over the last five millennia, laid down the routes of contact that drew together the farthest reaches of the world. XVII, 428pp, illustrations, plates in colour, maps, notes, index. A completely 'as new' copy - bright, fresh and unmarked in a similar, unclipped dustjacket. Unpacked weight, 947g. We use both the Canada Post and the United States Postal Service and offer very competitive postal charges - based on actual costs, no overcharging. Images always available. Shipped well packed. [Maximum po... View more info