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I Captained the Big Ships

By: THELWELL, Commodore Robert G,

Price: $6.95

Publisher: London, Arthur Barker Limited: 1961

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 040068

Condition: VG+


Autobiography of a British Sea-Captain who sailed on such ships as The Queen Mary, The Queen Elizabeth, The Mauretania, The Aquitania, The Caronia and many, many more in over 50 years at sea. 256 pages, photo illustrations; 21 cm. Bright, clean, unmarked interior. Lacking the ffep. Tight, square binding, sound hinges. No wear to the blue cloth. Lacking dustjacket. Unpacked weight, 335g. View more info

Caitlin: Life with Dylan Thomas

By: THOMAS, Caitlin with TREMLETT, George

Price: $8.95

Publisher: New York, Henry Holt & Co.: 1986

Edition: Second American Printing

Seller ID: 33779

ISBN: 0-7737-2103-7

Condition: Fine


Autobiography of Caitin, the wife of Welsh Poet, Dylan Thomas. 211pp, photo illustrated. Bright, clean copy with a sound binding and a similar dustjacket. Weight, 640g. View more info

Caitlin: Life With Dylan Thomas

By: THOMAS, Caitlin; TREMLETT, George

Price: $9.50

Publisher: New York, Henry Holt & Co: 1987

Edition: First American Printing

Seller ID: 2374

ISBN: 080500369X

Condition: VG+


A raw, unsparing account of the marrioed life of Dylan and Caitlin Thomas. xii, 212pp, photo illustrated. Bright, clean, unmarked interior excepting a bookplate to the ffep.. Tight, square binding, no wear to the boards. Unclipped dustjacket is similar. Unpacked weight, 451g. 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, siz... View more info

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The wicked queen : the origins of the myth of Marie-Antoinette

By: THOMAS, Chantal: ROSE, Julie

Price: $9.95

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., Zone Books: 1999

Edition: First Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 040870

ISBN: 094229940X

Condition: As New


A type of Biography of Marie Antoinette, Queen consort of Louis XVI King of France [1755-1793], the 'history of the verbal and visual representations of Marie-Antoinette and the history of her mythification. 255pp, illustrated. An 'as new' copy - bright, fresh and unmarked with a tight, square binding and no creasing to the spine. We ship Worldwide, use both Canada Post and the United States Postal Service, and offer postal charges based on our actual costs, without o... View more info

Love and Work Enough: The Life of Anna Jameson

By: THOMAS, Clara

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Toronto, University of Toronto Press: 1978

Edition: Paperback Reprint of 1967

Seller ID: 040373

ISBN: 0802063462

Condition: VG+


Biography of British author, Anna Brownell Jameson [1794-1860], known to Canadians for her 1838 publication, 'Winter Studies and Summer Rambles in Canada'. 'Canadian University Paperbooks, 211'. xiv, 252 p., [2] leaves of plates : ill., ports. ; 23 cm. Bright, clean, unmarked interior. Tight, square binding, no spine creases. Bright, glossy wrappers showing slight edge wear. Unpoacked weight, 440g. We ship Worldwide, at cost, using both Canada Post and the United States ... View more info

Picasso; School of Paris

By: THOMAS, David

Price: $8.00

Publisher: London, Medici Society: 1974

Edition: Revised Edition of 1962

Seller ID: 2326

ISBN: 0855030321

Condition: About Fine


Interior pages are two hole punched and connected with a silk cord so that the plates can be removed. 16 pages, 7 color plates : illustrations. OCLC Number: 13653065. Bright, clean, unmarked copy with only minor signs of age/wear. Eligible for inexpensive Canada Post Lettermail rates within Canada, slightly more to the USA and other Countries. View more info

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The Secret Eye: The Journal of Ella Gertrude Clanton Thomas, 1848-1889 (Gender and American Culture)

By: THOMAS, Ella Gertrude Clanton

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Chapel Hill, The University of North Carolina Press: 1990

Edition: Second Printing of Trade Paperback

Seller ID: 2360

ISBN: 0807842737

Condition: Very Good


Edited by Virginia Ingraham Burr ; introduction by Nell Irvin Painter. The journal of Ella Gertrude Clanton Thomas, spanning the years from 1848 to 1889, herin abridged, is rare for its treatment of both the Civil War and postbellum years and for its candour and detail in treating these eras. Thomas, who was born to wealth and privilege and reared in the tradition of the southern belle, tells of the hard days of war and the poverty brought on by emancipation and Reconstr... View more info

The Yankee Marlborough

By: THOMPSON, REGINALD WILLIAM

Price: $13.50

Publisher: London, George Allen & Unwin: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 040873

Condition: Fine


'...a penetrating analytical study of Churchill'. OCLC Number: 3384843 . Description: 363 p. 23 cm. Bright, clean, unmarked copy, virtually fresh. Tight, square binding. Clean cloth showing no wear. Very nearly similar, unclipped dustjacket in brodart. Near 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 g unpacked. Canadian domestic postal rat... View more info

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Raincoast Chronicles 14: Fish Hooks & Caulk Boots

By: TICKNELL, Florence

Price: $6.95

Publisher: Madeira Park, Harbour Publishing: 1992

Edition: First Edition, Second Printing

Seller ID: 042559

ISBN: 1550170783

Condition: Fine


Stories and History of the Coast of British Columbia. 80pp, photo illustrated. Bright copy, about 'as new'. Weight, 252g. Ships within North America, in card sleeve, for $4.00-$6.50 depending on location. Overseas - shipping at cost. Image available. View more info

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Inside the Dream Palace: The Life and Times of New York's Legendary Chelsea Hotel

By: TIPPINS, Sherill

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt: 2013

Edition: First Edition, Fourth Printing

Seller ID: 2037

ISBN: 0618726349

Condition: As New


An icon of American artistic invention, the Chelsea Hotel has been, since its founding by a French socialist utopian in 1884, a cultural dynamo lodged in the very heart of uber-capitalist New York City. The author delivers a lively, masterly history of the Chelsea and of the successive generations of artists who have cohabited and created there. xix, 457 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm. An 'as new' copy - bright, clean and unmarked, still quite fresh. Nearly similar, uncli... View more info

The Strange Last Voyage of Donald Crowhurst

By: TOMALIN,, Nicholas; HALL, Ron

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York, Stein and Day: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1765

ISBN: 0812813014

Condition: VG+


Donald Crowhurst, 1932-1969, A British amateur sailor who died while competing in the Sunday Times Golden Globe Race, a single-handed, round-the-world yacht race. His yacht was found at sea, quite intact, but with no one on board. 317 pages illustrations, maps, portraits; 25 cm. Book is bright, clean and unmarked, Tight, square binding, no wear to the boards. The unclipped dudtjacket is clean but with a closed tear to the front panel and light edge wear elsewhere. Unpack... View more info

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Bear Child : the life and times of Jerry Potts

By: TOUCHIE, Rodger D.

Price: $7.95

Publisher: Victoria, B. C., Heritage House Publishing: 2005

Edition: New Edition

Seller ID: 1625

ISBN: 1894384636

Condition: As New


Jerry Potts (1840 - 1896), (also known as Ky-yo-kosi, meaning "Bear Child"), was an American - Canadian plainsman, buffalo hunter, horse trader, interpreter, and scout of Kainai (Blood) and Scots heritage. 336 pages : illustrations, maps ; 22 cm. An absolutley 'as new' copy - bright, fresh and unmarked in any way. Tight, square binding, no spine creases. Bright, glossy wrappers. We ship Worldwide, use both Canada Post and the United States Postal Service, and of... View more info

A Thousand Trails - Personal Journal of William Cameron Townsend 1917-1919 Founder of Wycliffe Bible Translators

By: TOWNSEND WSilliam Cameron; STEVENS, Hugh

Price: $9.00

Publisher: White Rock, B. C., CREDO Publishing Corp: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed By Hugh Stevens

Seller ID: 18945

ISBN: 0920479006

Condition: Fine


'A missionary story about Cam Townsend and his early days in Central America as a missionary. Later he was the founder of Wycliffe Bible Translators'. 224pp. Clean, unmarked copy. Signed by Hugh Stevens, the editor, on the ffep. Tight, square binding, no spine creases. Bright, glossy wrappers. Near new! Unpacked weight, 194g. View more info

The Biography of H.R.H. the Prince of Wales

By: TOWNSEND, W. and L.

Price: $8.95

Publisher: Macmillan, Toronto, 1929:

Seller ID: 4146


Biography of the Duke of Windsor in his earlier life and in his position as the Prince of Wales, heir to the British Throne. 1st Canadian printing, 8vo, 298pp, photo illus. HC in red cloth, gilt. No DJ. Clean, tight copy, VG, or better View more info

The Backwoods of Canada : Being Letters from the Wife of an Emigrant Officer, illustrative of the Domestic Economy of British America

By: TRAILL, Catherine Parr Strickland

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Toronto, Prospero Books: 2000

Edition: Facsimile Reprint

Seller ID: 21556

ISBN: 1552671437

Condition: As New


Facsimile reprint. Originally published: London : C. Knight, 1836. (The library of entertaining knowledge). A volume in the 'Prospero Canadian Collection'. 351 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm. Bright, clean and still fresh. Unmarked and '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 520g unpacked. Canadian domestic postal rates rise with we... View more info

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The Honky Tonk Angels

By: TROTT, Walt

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Nashville, TN, Nova Books: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Six Autographs

Seller ID: 042789

ISBN: 0963268406

Condition: Fine


Subtitle on spine: The Kitty Wells-Johnny & Jack story. "A dual biography"-- to front cover. Foreword by Chet Atkins. 305 p. : ill. ; 23 cm. Multiple autographs on the title page - Kitty Wells, Johnny Wright, Bobby Wright and three others - for a total of six. Bright, fresh 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. This item weigh... View more info

A whoreson mad fellow (Charles Hippolyte Labussie`re) : an unconventional biography of an original man who at the risk of his life saved from the guillotine the stars of the Comedie Francaise and a great number of other Persons

By: TROWBRIDGE, W. R. H.

Price: $11.50

Publisher: London, Grayson & Grayson: 1933

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 22025

Condition: VG+


Biography of Charles Hippolyte Delpeuch de La Bussiere [1768-1808] French actor and 'enfant terrible', responsible for saving many persons from the guillotine. 275 pages, 8 leaves of plates : frontispiece, illustrations, portraits ; 22 cm. Very bright, clean interior, unmarked. Tight, square binding, sound hinges. Slight wear only to the black cloth. Unpacked weight, 605g. We ship Worldwide, at cost, using both Canada Post and the United States Postal Service, and offer ... View more info

It Happened on the White Pass: The Life and Times of a Narrow-Gage Railway Engineer

By: TRUE, J. D.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Whitehorse, YT, Northbush Publications: 1998

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 039793

ISBN: 1896079024

Condition: VG+


The author's account of his long career working on the White Pass & Yukon Railway in northern Canada. 107pp, illustrated. Bright, clean copy. Ink date to front endpaper otherwise unmarked. Tight, square binding, no spine creases. Almost 'as new'. Weight, 162g. Eligible for inexpensive Canada Post Lettermail rates within Canada, and to the USA and some other Countries. Image available. View more info

The Life and Death of Lord Erroll: The truth behind the Happy Valley Murder

By: TRZEBINSKI, ERROL; PERY, Emma

Price: $13.50

Publisher: London, Fourth Estate: 2000

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 10256

ISBN: 1857024370

Condition: As New


The definitive solving of the mystery surrounding the murder of the most talked-about and glamorous member of Kenya's notorious Happy Valley set, by the much praised author of bestselling previous books including `The Lives of Beryl Markham'. Short-listed for Macallan Gold Dagger for Non-Fiction 2000. xvii, 364 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm. An 'as new' copy - bright, clean and unmarked, still fresh. The unclipped dustjacket is similar. Unpacked weight, 751g. We use bot... View more info

Interrupted Autobiography & Aurora

By: TUNNEY, Kieran

Price: $9.95

Publisher: London, Quartet Books: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 22252

ISBN: 0704327201

Condition: Fine


First part of an 'interrupted' autobiography of playwright and author, Kieran Tunney, plus, the full text of his landmark play, 'Aurora'. 154pp, photo illustrated. Bright, clean, unmarked copy with a sound binding. No wear to cloth. Dustjacket has very minor signs of use. Weight, 420g. We ship Worldwide 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, siz... View more info