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A Terrible Revenge: the ethnic cleansing of the East European Germans

By: ALFRED-MAURICE DE ZAYAS

Price: $11.50

Publisher: New York, Palgrave Macmillan: 2006

Edition: Second Edition, Revised & Updated

Seller ID: 27318

ISBN: 1403973083

Condition: VG+


This book deals with the fate of fifteen million German civilians who found themselves on the wrong side of new post WWII borders. All over Eastern Europe, the inhabitants of communities that had been established for many centuries were either expelled or killed. Over two million Germans did not survive..... Translated from the German by John A. Koehler ; poetry and new texts transl. by A. De Zayas. xlii, 182pp, illustrated, maps.Bright, clean interior. Unmarked except for a small rubber stamp to the ffep. Unpacked weight, 264g. Ships via inexpensive Canada Post Lettermail. Postage $4.00 to 6.... View more info

History of Europe from the fall of Napoleon in MDCCCXV to the accession of Louis Napoleon in MDCCCLII

By: ALISON, Sir Archibald

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers: 1855

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 713

Condition: Good to Very Good


Only Two of Three volumes present. Covers the years 1815 to 1831. Volume 1 - xv, 441pp, 4pp publisher's ad. Volume 2 - xii, 479pp. No illustrations. Internally unmarked, scattered light foxing throughout, but many pages bright white. Tight, square binding. Leather boards clean and with only minor but. But, both spines are missing and replaced with brown cloth tape. Unpacked weight, 1.885kg. 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 ... View more info

Tragedies of the Crowsnest Pass: The Frank Slide

By: ANDXERSON, Frank; TURNBULL, Elsie

Price: $4.95

Publisher: Surrey, B. C,., Heritage House Publishing: 1988

Edition: Reprint of 1983

Seller ID: 34405

ISBN: 0919214584

Condition: Near Fine


Contents - The Crowsnest, pass of tragedy -- The Frank slide / by Frank Anderson -- Hillcrest Mine disaster / by Frank Anderson -- Fernie, city under a curse / by Elsie G. Turnbull -- The Crowsnest Pass today. 94 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 22 cm. Bright, clean interior. owner's inscription to the title page, otherwise unmarked. Unpacked weight, 145g. Ships within North America, in card sleeve, for $4.50-$6.50 depending on location. Overseas - shipping at cost. Image available. View more info

Canadian Frontier Annual

By: ANTONSON, Brian - Editor

Price: $8.95

Publisher: Surrey, BC, Nunaga Publishing: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 21071

ISBN: 0919900143

Condition: Very Good


27 true stories from Canada's frontier history. 111pp, photo illustrated. Bright, clean, unmarked interior. Sound binding. Light edge wear to wraps. Light creasing 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 311g 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 Listing Site may not be corr... View more info

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A Short History of Myth

By: ARMSTRONG, Karen

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Toronto, Knopf Canada: 2005

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 25086

ISBN: 0676974198

Condition: As New


What are Myths? How have they evolved? And why do we so desparately need them? 168pp. Bright, fresh, unmarked copy in a similar, unclipped dustjcket. Absolutely '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 285g 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 Listing Site may not be correct... View more info

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Post-Colonial Studies: The Key Concepts (Routledge Key Guides)

By: ASHCROFT, Bill; GRIFFITHS, Gareth; TIFFIN, Helen

Price: $9.50

Publisher: London, Routledge: 2007

Edition: Second Edition, Paperback

Seller ID: 10745

ISBN: 0415428556

Condition: Fine


"This best-selling key guide, now in its second edition, provides an essential key to understanding the issues which characterize post-colonialism, explaining what it is, where it is encountered and why it is crucial in forging new cultural identities". A 'Routledge Key Guide'. xii, 292 pages ; 23 cm. An 'about as new' copy - bright, clean and unmarked. Tight, square binding, no spine creases. Unpacked weight, 328g. 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 included. ... View more info

Brief lives : a selection based upon existing contemporary Portraits

By: AUBREY, John

Price: $9.95

Publisher: London, Folio Society: 1975

Edition: First Folio Edition

Seller ID: 791

Condition: Fine


Edited by Richard Barber. John Aubrey FRS, 1626-1697, was an English antiquary, natural philosopher and writer. He is perhaps best known as the author of the Brief Lives, his collection of short biographical pieces. [Wikipedia]. 324pp, illustrated. Book is very bright and clean and is unmrked, No wear to the cloth, perhaps slight rubbing to the spine at the titles. Publisher's dustjaacket has protected the book well but has minor splitting to two sides. Unpacked weight, 885g. We use both the Canada Post and the United States Postal Service and offer very competitive postal charges - based on... View more info

The Keelboat Age on Western Waters

By: BALDWIN, Leland D.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Pittsburg, PA, University of Pittsburgh Press:

Edition: Reprint of 1941

Seller ID: 222

Condition: Fine


This book tells the story of river boating in the west before the invention of the steamboat. Recreates life on the keelboats and flatboats that ran the Ohio, Mississippi, and other rivers from revolutionary days until about 1820. xiv, 268pp, illustrated, chapter decoration by Harvey Cushman. Originally published in 1941, and dated thus on the title page, but this is a reprint dating to c1980. Bright, clean, unmarke interior. Tight, square binding, no wear to the cloth boards. The price-clipped dustjacket is also bright and cleean with a somewhat darkened spine and minor wear along the spine e... View more info

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Agincourt: The King; the Campaign; the Battle

By: BARKER, Juliet

Price: $8.00

Publisher: London, Abacus: 2009

Edition: 10th PB Printing of 2006

Seller ID: 720

ISBN: 034911918X

Condition: VG+


One of the most successful history books of recent years, Agincourt is reissued with a new introduction by Bernard Cornwell and a new preface by Juliet Barker to mark the 600th anniversary of the battle. xxix, 494, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : colour illustrations, maps ; 20 cm. Clean, unmarked interior. Tight, square binding, very light spine creases. Slight wearto covers. NB - too thick to qualify for Canada Post Lettermail. 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 a... View more info

The West Beyond the West. A History of British Columbia

By: BARMAN, Jean

Price: $8.95

Publisher: Toronto, U. of Toronto Press: 1993

Edition: First Printing of TPB Ed

Seller ID: 040804

ISBN: 0802074588

Condition: Near Fine


1st printing of the trade paper edition. Wrappers, 6.5"x9.5", 449pp, photo illustrated. Almost 'as new' copy, no spine creases, bright and glossy wrappers, but, with an inked out name/address etc to the front free-endpaper. Heavy, thick book, weight 850g. 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... View more info

The West Beyond the West: A History of British Columbia

By: BARMAN, Jean

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Toronto, University of Toronto Press: 1991

Edition: First Printing, First Edition

Seller ID: 3718

ISBN: 0-8020-2739-3

Condition: Almost 'As New'


Mores recent, state-of-the-art History of Canada's Western Province by a leading academic. 1st printing, large 8vo, 428pp, photo illustrated. Hardcover in black cloth with gilt titles and with unclipped dustjacket. Excellent copy. Book is 'as new' except for a gift inscription to the ffep. The unclipped dustjacket is about 'as new'. , 'as new'. Unpacked weight, 920g. 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. Images always available. Shipped well packed. Maximum ... View more info

A History of Australia

By: BARNARD, Marjorie

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Sydney, Angus & Robertson: 1976

Edition: Australian Classics, Later Edition

Seller ID: 22879

ISBN: 0207133476

Condition: VG+


Detailed, one volume history of Australia. 710pp. Bright, clean, unmarked copy with a tight, square binding. No wear to cloth. Similar, unclipped, dustjacket, somewhat faded at the spine. Weight, 860g. 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

Heroes of the Crimea: The Battles of Balaclava and Inkermann

By: BARTHORP, Michael

Price: $8.95

Publisher: London, Blandford Press: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 786

ISBN: 0713721022

Condition: About As New


An account of the Battles of Balaclava [1854] and Inkerman [1854] in the Ukraine [Crimea], illustrated with over 100 photographs, paintings and engravings. 160pp. : illustrated., maps, portraits. ; 26 cm. An 'as new' copy - bright, clean and unmarked in a similar, unclipped dustjacket. Unpacked weight, 654g. 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. USA postage usually $6.50 or less. Canadian postage varies considerably depending on weight... View more info

The Secret Voyage of Sir Francis Drake, 1577-1580

By: BAWLF, Samuel

Price: $16.50

Publisher: Vancouver, Douglas & McIntyre: 2003

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 044164

ISBN: 1553650417

Condition: As New


A full account of Sir Francis Drake's amazing voyages of discovery undertaken in the years 1577 to 1580. 400pp, , illustrated, maps. Bright, fresh, unmarked copy. 'As New'. Unpacked Weight, 616g. 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

Frozen in Time: Unlocking the Secrets of the Franklin Expedition

By: BEATTIE, Owen and GEIGER, John

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Saskatoon, Western Producer Prairie Books: 1988

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 040733

ISBN: 088833253X

Condition: As New


Story of how the investigation of the corpses of three Victorian seaman by forensic anthropologist Dr. Owen Beattie led to the unraveling of the fate of the famous Franklin Expedition of 1845-48. 180pp, color photo illustrated. Book is bright, clean and unmarked. Unclipped dustjacket is similar. About 'as new'. Weight, 480g. View more info

Sword of the Raj: The British Army in India, 1747-1947

By: BEAUMONT, Roger A.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Indianapolis, Bobbs-Merrill: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 13760

ISBN: 0672521369

Condition: Fine


Sweeping account of the British Army in India over a two-hundred year span. xv, 237 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm. Book is 'as new' - bright, clean and unmarked. Tight, square binding, no wear to the boards. Unclipped dustjacket is similar. Unpacked weight, 554g. 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 included. Images always available. View more info

History of British Columbia : from its earlier discovery to the present Time

By: BEGG, Alexander

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Toronto, William Briggs: 1894

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 32303

Condition: Fine


Alexander Begg was the Crofter Commissioner to the Government of British Columbia. He was born in Scotland and emigrated in 1846. xvii, 568pp, Illustrated, large folding map at rear, author's frontis portrait with facsimile signature. Most attractive copy we have ever found - bright, clean and unmarked., nearly flawless. Folding map, present at rear of book, shows a short tear at the point where it is attached to the book, but is otherwise Fine. Other copies available. We ship Worldwide using both Canada Post and the United States Postal Service, and offer postal charges, at cost, without over... View more info

Making Peoples: A History of the New Zealanders from Polynesian Settlement to the End of the Nineteenth Century

By: BELICH, James

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Auckland; London, Allen Lane - Penguin Press: 1996

Edition: Third Printing

Seller ID: 968

ISBN: 0713991712

Condition: About Fine


This volume, the first in a two-volume work, looks at the history of New Zealand covering the period from the Polynesian settlement to the end of the 19th century. Winner of Book Data New Zealand Booksellers' Choice Award 1997. 497 pages ; 25 cm. Bright, clean, unmarked interior. Tight, square binding, sound hinges. No wear to the cloth. Unclipped dustjacket is nearly similar shopwing some light edge wear - but no tears or creases. Unpacked weight, 864g. We use both the Canada Post and the United States Postal Service and offer very competitive postal charges - based on actual costs, no overch... View more info

The Rise and Fall of Paradise

By: BENDINER, Elmer

Price: $7.50

Publisher: New York, Dorset Press: 1983

Edition: First Dorset Printing

Seller ID: 20721

ISBN: 0880294663

Condition: Fine


An account of when Arabs and Jews built a Kingdom in Spain. 254pp. Bright, clean, unmarked copy with a sound binding. Dustjacket is similar but with a 1/2" tear to front flap-crease, at top. View more info

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Marching As to War: Canada's Turbulent Years 1899-1953

By: BERTON, Pierre

Price: $8.95

Publisher: Canada, Anchor Canada: 2002

Edition: Second Paperback Printing

Seller ID: 2048

ISBN: 0385258194

Condition: Fine


In the first half of the twentieth century a young Canada went to War four times - the Boer War, WWI, WWII and the Korean War. 632 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm. A very nearly 'as new' copy - bright, clean and unmarked with a tight, square binding and uncreased spine. Thick and heavy for a paperback weighing 717g. Hardcover also available. 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 included. Images always available. View more info