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White Tribe Dreaming: Apartheid's bitter roots : notes of an eighth-generation Afrikaner

By: De VILLIERS, Marq

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Canada, Macmillan of Canada: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 611

ISBN: 0771595301

Condition: As New


'..., book written to explain how apartheid came to be. Tracing the Afrikaner's history from settlement at the Cape, it chronicles the founding of race relations on slavery and a master-servant relationship'. Neither pro nor anti apartheid. xxvii, 420pp, maps, genealogical table. Book appears 'as new' - except for a bookplate to the ffep. Several newspaper articles of relevance in a plastic bag laid-in. Unpacked weight, 883g. 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... View more info

From Pekin to Calais by Land

By: DE WINDT, Harry

Price: $60.00

Publisher: London, Chapman & Hall: 1892

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 09785

Condition: Very Good


An autobiographical account of travel by land from Pekin in China to Calais on the English Channel.[8], 365pp, illustrated, map. Textbloc is bright, clean and unmarked. We note a short tear to the fore-edge of the dedication page. Spotting to the page edges. Very light foxing to the first and last few pages. Binding is tight and square. No wear to the light brown cloth. Bright gilt titles to the spine. Unpacked weight, 876g. 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

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Guy Debord: Complete Cinematic Works: Scripts, Stills, Documents

By: DEBORD, Guy

Price: $12.95

Publisher: Edinburgh, AK Press: 2005

Edition: First Trade Paper Edition in English [?

Seller ID: 047697

ISBN: 1902593839

Condition: As New


Guy Debord, 1931-1994, French Marxist theorist, philosopher, filmmaker, member of the Letterist International, founder of a Letterist faction, and founding member of the Situationist International. xi, 258 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm. An absolutely 'as new' copy - bright, fresh and unmarked. 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 435g unpacked. Canadian domestic postal rates rise with weight, size and distance; Rates to the USA calculated by weight alone as pe... View more info

Empty Mansions : the mysterious life of Huguette Clark and the spending of a great American Fortune

By: DEDMAN, Bill; NEWELL, Paul Clark Jr

Price: $9.95

Publisher: New York, Ballantine Books: 2013

Edition: First Edition, Sixth Printing

Seller ID: 19591

ISBN: 0345545567

Condition: As New


When Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Bill Dedman noticed a property listing for a grand estate that had been unoccupied for nearly sixty years, he stumbled into one of the most surprising American stories of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Empty Mansions is a rich tale of wealth and loss, complete with copper barons, Gilded Age opulence, and backdoor politics. At its heart is a reclusive 104-year-old heiress named Huguette Clark. xxviii, 456 pages, 24 pages of plates : illustrations (some color). A 'mint' copy in a like, unclipped dustjacket. We ship Worldwide, use both Canada Post ... View more info

Napoleon: His Life, His Wars, His World; September, 1997; No 9

By: DeLaMATER, Matt - Editor

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Chicago, Emperor's Press: 1997

Edition: No 9

Seller ID: 055124

Condition: About As New


Ninth issue of a magazine dedicated to the study of Napoleon Bonaparte - his Life, his Wars, his World. This issue - Army of Italy; Swedish Jagare at Lepzig; Dorothy Carrington, Napoleonic Scholar. 64pp, photo illustrated, artwork, advertising. Bright, clean and unmarked, about 'as new'. Unpacked weight, 206g. Ships via inexpensive Canada Post Lettermail within North America, in card sleeve. Under $5.00 depending on location. Images available. Enquire for rates to Worldwide destinations. View more info

Napoleon: His Life, His Wars, His World; November, 1997; No 10

By: DeLaMATER, Matt - Editor

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Chicago, Emperor's Press: 1997

Edition: No 10

Seller ID: 055125

Condition: About As New


Tenth issue of a magazine dedicated to the study of Napoleon Bonaparte - his Life, his Wars, his World. This issue - French Carabiniers; Recipes for British Seamen; John Elting, featured scholar. 64pp, illustrated, artwork, advertising. Bright, clean and unmarked, about 'as new'. Unpacked weight, 208g. Ships via inexpensive Canada Post Lettermail within North America, in card sleeve. Under $5.00 depending on location. Images available. Enquire for rates to Worldwide destinations. View more info

Napoleon: His Life, His Wars, His World; February, 1998; No 11

By: DeLaMATER, Matt - Editor

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Chicago, Emperor's Press: 1997

Edition: No 11

Seller ID: 055126

Condition: About As New


Eleventh issue of a magazine dedicated to the study of Napoleon Bonaparte - his Life, his Wars, his World. This issue - Swedish Mornerska Hussars; Princess of Wales Murdered? in 1821; Donald Horward, featured scholar. 64pp, illustrated, artwork, advertising. Bright, clean and unmarked, about 'as new'. Unpacked weight, 210g. Ships via inexpensive Canada Post Lettermail within North America, in card sleeve. Under $5.00 depending on location. Images available. Enquire for rates to Worldwide destinations. View more info

Napoleon: His Life, His Wars, His World; July, 1998; No 11

By: DeLaMATER, Matt - Editor

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Chicago, Emperor's Press: 1998

Edition: No 12

Seller ID: 055127

Condition: About As New


Twelfth issue of a magazine dedicated to the study of Napoleon Bonaparte - his Life, his Wars, his World. This issue - Napoleon and the Jews; British Horse Artillery; Owen Connelly, featured scholar. 64pp, illustrated, artwork, advertising. Bright, clean and unmarked, about 'as new'. Unpacked weight, 200g. Ships via inexpensive Canada Post Lettermail within North America, in card sleeve. Under $5.00 depending on location. Images available. Enquire for rates to Worldwide destinations. View more info

Napoleon: International Journal of the French Revolution and the Age of Napoleon; Fall 1999, No 14

By: DeLaMATER, Matt - Editor

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Berkeley, CA, Napoleon LLC: 1999

Edition: No 14

Seller ID: 055128

Condition: About As New


Fourteenth issue of a journal/magazine dedicated to the study of Napoleon Bonaparte - his Life, his Wars, his World. This issue - ,Borodino 1812; Napoleon Explores Egypt, Waterloo controversy; Gunther E. Rothenberg, featured scholar. 84pp, illustrated, artwork, advertising. Bright, clean and unmarked, about 'as new'. Unpacked weight, 277g. Ships via inexpensive Canada Post Lettermail within North America, in card sleeve. Under $5.00 depending on location. Images available. Enquire for rates to Worldwide destinations. View more info

Napoleon: International Journal of the French Revolution and the Age of Napoleon; Winter 1999,/2000 No 15

By: DeLaMATER, Matt - Editor

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Berkeley, CA, Napoleon LLC: 1999

Edition: No 15

Seller ID: 055129

Condition: About As New


Fifteenth issue of a journal/magazine dedicated to the study of Napoleon Bonaparte - his Life, his Wars, his World. This issue - Napoleon in Syria; The Allies Hit Back; Bonaparte takes Control, and more. 84pp, illustrated, artwork, advertising. Bright, clean and unmarked, about 'as new'. Unpacked weight, 279g. Ships via inexpensive Canada Post Lettermail within North America, in card sleeve. Under $5.00 depending on location. Images available. Enquire for rates to Worldwide destinations. View more info

Napoleon: International Journal of the French Revolution and the Age of Napoleon; Summer, 2000, No 16

By: DeLaMATER, Matt - Editor

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Napoleon LLC, Emperor's Press: 2000

Edition: No 16

Seller ID: 055130

Condition: About As New


Sixteenth issue of a journal/magazine dedicated to the study of Napoleon Bonaparte - his Life, his Wars, his World. This issue - Cowards at Waterloo [Dutch-Belgian Brigade]; How did Napoleon die?; Christopher Duffy, Featured Scholar, and more. 84pp, illustrated, artwork, advertising. Bright, clean and unmarked, about 'as new'. Unpacked weight, 279g. Ships via inexpensive Canada Post Lettermail within North America, in card sleeve. Under $5.00 depending on location. Images available. Enquire for rates to Worldwide destinations. View more info

Napoleon: International Journal of the French Revolution and the Age of Napoleon; Fall, 2000, No 17

By: DeLaMATER, Matt - Editor

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Oakland, CA, Napoleon LLC: 2000

Edition: No 17

Seller ID: 055131

Condition: About As New


Sixteenth issue of a journal/magazine dedicated to the study of Napoleon Bonaparte - his Life, his Wars, his World. This issue - Introduction to the Age of Napoleon; Napoleon on TV, and lots more. New, larger issue - 100pp, illustrated, artwork, advertising. Bright, clean and unmarked, about 'as new'. Unpacked weight, 325g. Ships via inexpensive Canada Post Lettermail within North America, in card sleeve. Under $5.00 depending on location. Images available. Enquire for rates to Worldwide destinations. View more info

Memoirs

By: DENISON, Brig. Gen. S. A.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Toronto, T. H. Best Printing: 1927

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Dedicated Authors' Inscription

Seller ID: 2299

Condition: Good to Very Good


Military Memoirs of Brigadier General Septimus Julius Augustus Denison, 1859-1937. British born Officer in both the British and the Canadian Army. 174 pages : frontispiece, portraits. On the front paste-down endpaper the author has written -'Henry J. Denison / from his affect. Brother / Septimus / Oct 1927'. Interior is clean and unmarked. Binding is tight and square, hinges sound. One defect - about half of the rear board has become discoloured [water damage?] - however, this stain does not affect the spine or the inside of the book.A scarce book !! We ship Worldwide, use both Canada Post an... View more info

Alone to Everest

By: DENMAN, Earl

Price: $12.50

Publisher: London, Collins: 1954

Edition: First Edition, Second Impression

Seller ID: 2361

Condition: About Fine


An account of the mountaineering exploits of Earl Denman in Africa and in Tibet. Denman was a Canadian mountaineer, from British Columbia, who tried to climb Mount Everest in 1947 without success. 255pp, photo illustrated. Bright, clean, unmarkd copy. Tight, square binding, sound hinges, no wear to the cloth. The price-clipped dustjacket shows only minor edge wear and a little surface aging. Unpacked weight, 403g. View more info

On the Edge of the Rift

By: DEVITT, Edith

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Langley, British Columbia, Canada, Edith Devitt: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 21936

ISBN: 0969646801

Condition: About Very Good


An account of missionaries in Kenya from the 1930s to the 1940s. Signed by the author on the htp. 299pp, maps, photo illustrated. Bright, clean interior. Sound binding. Slight wear to wraps. Weight, 430g. 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... View more info

A December Vision: His Social Journalism

By: DICKENS, Charles; PHILIP, Neil; NEUBERG, Victor

Price: $14.50

Publisher: London, Collins: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 041410

ISBN: 0002176386

Condition: Fine


Stufy of Dickens's Journalism addressing with authority and art, the great human problems of modern urban life in nineteenth century England. 160pp, illustrated. A bright, clean, unmarked copy in a nearly similar, unclipped dustjacket. Unpacked weight, 646g. 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 estim... View more info

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The Great Dominion: Winston Churchill in Canada, 1900 - 1954

By: DILKS, David

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Toronto, Thomas Allen & Son Ltd: 2005

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 041084

ISBN: 0887621627

Condition: As New


Even those acquainted with Churchill's career are sometimes surprised to find that he travelled to Canada so often. This book by British historian David Dilks includes selected excerpts from newspapers, speeches, letters, and diaries, to bring to life everyone of those visits, giving preference wherever possible to Churchill's own voice. David Dilks ; with the assistance of Richard Dilks ; foreword by the Lady Soames. xx [4], 472pp, photop illustrated. An 'as new' copy - bright, fresh, unmarked, without wear in a similar, price-cliped dustjacket. Unpacked weight, 840g. We use both the Canada ... View more info

Following the Sea: A Young Sailor's Account of the Seafaring Life in the Mid-1800's

By: DOANE, Benjamin

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Halifax, Nimbus Publishing: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 050822

ISBN: 0-920852-88-2

Condition: Fine


Nineteenth century seafaring memoir from a young Maritimer; an insight into life in the forecastles of sailing vessels c.1850. 275pp, illustrated, maps, diagrams. Near new copy - bright, fresh and unmarked. We use both the Canada Post and the United States Postal Service and offer very competitive postal charges - based on actual costs, no overcharging. This item weighs 1.02kg. Canadian domestic postal rates rise with weight, size and distance, USA rates by weight alone. View more info

Following the Sea: A Young Sailor's Account of the Seafaring Life in the Mid-1800's

By: DOANE, Benjamin

Price: $11.50

Publisher: Halifax, Nimbus Publishing: 1987

Edition: First Edition in Card Wrappers

Seller ID: 06160

ISBN: 0920852904

Condition: About Fine


Nineteenth century seafaring memoir from a young Maritimer; an insight into life in the forecastles of sailing vessels c.1850. 275pp, illustrated, maps, diagrams. A very nearly new copy. Only issue preventing a Fine rating is a bookplate to the half-title page. No spine creases, no marks. Unpacked weight, Weight, 874g. 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

William the Conqueror: The Norman Impact Upon England

By: DOUGLAS, David C.

Price: $13.50

Publisher: USA, University of California Press: 1964

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 21863

Condition: Fine


Biography of William the Conqueror, 1027 - 1087, the first Norman ruler of England.xii, 476pp. Bright, clean and unmarked, still quite fresh. Tight, square binding, no wear to the cloth. Near 'mint'. Unpacked weight, 970g. 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 ... View more info