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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

Arabian Sands

By: THESIGER, Wilfred

Price: $17.50

Publisher: London, Longmans: 1964

Edition: Third Impression of 1959

Seller ID: 047440

ISBN: 0888944438

Condition: Fine


A book on the authors travels in Arabia. xvi, 326 pages : illustrations, maps ; 21 cm. This book has been rebound with quarte leather, five raised bands to the spine, matching faux-leather cloth covers the remainder of the boards. Gilt titles and decoration to the spine. Interior is bright, clean and unmarked. Unpacked weight, 729g. 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's GST is included. Images always available. Shipped well packed. View more info

E. J. Hughes

By: THOM, Ian M.; HUGHES, E. J.

Price: $99.50

Publisher: Vancouver, Douglas & McIntyre Ltd; Vancouver Art Gallery: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 936

ISBN: 1550548999

Condition: Almost 'As New'


E. J. Hughes is famous for his strong and appealing images of the landscape and seascape of British Columbia and of Canada. His paintings are well loved for their compelling clarity tinged with an air of mystery, a sense of wonder and love of the beauty of shore, sea and sky. Lavishly illustrated, with 100 full-colour and 25 black-and-white images, this is the first full-scale volume to honour the artistic life and work of Hughes from the start of his long career to the present. 225 pages : color illustrations, maps ; 28 x 30 cm. This is an 'as new' copy except for a gift inscription to the ha... 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, size and distance; Rates to the USA calculated by weight alone as per the USPS. World rates based on specific destination and we... 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 overcharging. This item weighs 401g unpacked. Canadian domestic postal rates rise with weight, size and distance; Rates to th... 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 Postal Service, and offer postal charges, at cost, without overcharging. Canadian domestic postal rates rise with weight, siz... 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 Reconstruction. xvii, 469 pages, [4] pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm.Bright, clean, unmarked interior. Tight, square binding.... View more info

Last Train to Alcatraz

By: THOMPSON, Leon W.

Price: $14.50

Publisher: Fiddletown, CA, Leon W. Thompsoj: 1998

Edition: 8th Printing of Hardcover Edition

Inscription: Inscribed By the Author

Seller ID: 16487

Condition: Fine


Autobiography of one-time Alcatraz inmate, Leon [Whitey] Thompson. Inscribed by the author on the ffep - 10/14/98 / To Al / Best Wishes from / the Rock / Leon Whitey Thompson'. 332pp, photo illustrated. An 'about as new' copy. Weight, 560g. 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 ... 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 rates rise with weight, size and distance; Rates to the USA 640calculated by weight alone as per the USPS. World rates are based... View more info

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Beside the Bulldog : the Intimate Memoirs of Churchill's Bodyguard

By: THOMPSON, Walter

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Apollo Publishing Ltd.: 2003

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 1281

ISBN: 0954522303

Condition: As New


A collection of the most entertaining and astonishing memories of Churchill, describing the extraordinary experience of trying to protect his stubborn and mischievous boss. 'This publication reproduces in its entirety Sixty minutes with Winston Churchill by Walter Thompson, published by Christopher Johnson Ltd., London, in 1953'. Introduction by Linda Stoker. 143 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm. Bright, clean and unmarked, about 'as new', in a similar, unclipped dustjacket. Unpacked weight, 405g. We use both the Canada Post and the United States Postal Service and offer very competitive postal ... 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, unclipped dustjacket. Unpacked weight, 735g. We use both the Canada Post and the United States Postal Service and offer very compe... View more info

Mrs. Duberly's campaigns an Englishwoman's experiences in the Crimean War and Indian Mutiny

By: TISDALL, E. E. P.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: [London], Jarrolds: 1963

Edition: First Modern Edition

Seller ID: 705

Condition: Fine


An Englishwoman's experiences in the Crimean War and Indian Mutiny - Fanny Duberly [1829-1903], wife of an Officer in the 8th Hussars. She wrote a journal of her experiences on campaign in the Crimean War and the Indian Rebellion of 1857. 224pp, photo illustrations. BRight, clean, unmatrked interior. Tight, square binding. No wear to the cloth. The price-clipped dustjacket has a Fine front panel and spine, but, the rear panel, with a small stain, grades only Good+. Unpacked weight, 376g. We use both the Canada Post and the United States Postal Service and offer very competitive postal charge... 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'. UNclipped dustjacket is nearly similar but with a 2cm closed tear to the top edge of the front 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 weighs 520g unpacked. Canadian domestic postal rates rise with weight, size and distance;... View more info

An Autobiography and Other Essays

By: TREVELYAN, G. M.

Price: $9.00

Publisher: London, Longmans, Green and Co.: 1949

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 941

Condition: Near Fine


A collection of essays on a variety of historical, literary and personal themes which have been written during recent years [1930s and 1940s]. George Macaulay Trevelyan [1876-1962] was a British historian and academic. He was a Fellow of Trinity College, Cambridge, from 1898 to 1903. He then spent more than twenty years as a full-time author. He returned to the University of Cambridge and was Regius Professor of History from 1927 to 1943. 237pp, frontis portrait. Interior of the book is very bright and clean and is unmarked. Binding is tight and square. The blue cloth is very bright and clean ... View more info

England in the Age of Wycliffe

By: TREVELYAN, George Macaulay

Price: $9.95

Publisher: New York, Longmans, Green: 1943

Edition: Later Edition of 1899

Seller ID: 494

Condition: Very Good


Originally composed as a dissertation sent in to compete for a fellowship at Trinity College, Cambridge. xvi, 380pp, map, 2 folding maps. Interior is clean and quite bright. Unmarked except for a name in inlkto the inside of the front board. Tight, square binding, sound hinges. Green cloth shows very minor wear to extremities of the spine and tips of corners. Lower corners shows mild bumps. Boards are clean. Unpacked weight, 706g. 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

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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 weighs 491g unpacked. Canadian domestic postal rates rise with weight, size and distance; Rates to the USA calculated by weight a... View more info