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St. Elmo

By: WILSON, A. J. E.

Price: $11.50

Publisher: London, Ward, Lock & Co.:

Edition: Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 041817

Condition: VG+


Augusta Evans Wilson, (1835 - 1909) was an American Southern author and one of the pillars of Southern literature. Her novel 'St. Elmo', first published in 1866, sold a million copies within four months and became one of the most popular novels of the 19th century. This British edition is undated but circa 1900. 439pp, b&w frontis illustration, 8pp publisher's catalog at rear. Interior is bright, pages white and unmarked. Binding is tight and square and the blue cloth, with bright gilt titles and illustration, shows only very slight wear. An attractive and very solid copy. Weight unpacked, 560... View more info

Beulah

By: WILSON, Augusta J. Evans

Price: $9.95

Publisher: London, Ward, Lock & Co.:

Edition: Edition Not Stated

Seller ID: 037294

Condition: VG


'Augusta Jane Evans, one of the most popular domestic novelists of the latter half of the nineteenth century, was born in 1835 in Columbus, Georgia...Te external action of the novel focuses on the typically circumscribed life of a young southern woman, its internal action focuses on a woman's struggles with skepticism and faith'. 384pp. Interior is clean, pages very slighly darkening. Previous owner's names etc in pencil to the front endpages, otherwise unmarked. Rear hing soild but paper covering is beginning to crack. Red cloth boards lightly soiled, spine sun-darkened. Gilt title and decora... View more info

Blondes, Brnettes, Redheads; Vol 1, No3, 1960

By: WILSON, Curt - Editor

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Hollywood, CA, Tri-S Publications: 1960

Edition: Vol 1, No 3

Seller ID: 054679

Condition: Near Fine


Magazizne for Men. Features photo pictorials of nude and scantily-clad women. Plus, short fiction by Connie Sellers, Ross R. Olney, Craigline, & John Davidson. Plus GGA art & cartoons. 44pp, front cover and center pages in very bright, dep, full color. Unmarked. No wear. Unpacked weight, 116g. Ships within North America, in card sleeve, for $4.50-$6.50 depending on location. Overseas - shipping at cost. Image available. View more info

The Equations of Love: Tuesday and Wednesday Lilly's Story

By: WILSON, Ethel

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Toronto, Macmillan: 1952

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 23643

Condition: VG+


Novel by Canadian writer, Ethel Wilson. 280pp. Bright, clean, unmarked interior. No appreciable wear to blue cloth. Very slight forward lean. Dustjacket is clean but with edge wear and small chips missing. Weight, 340g. View more info

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Shot at Dawn: World War I

By: WILSON, John

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Canada, Scholastic Canada: 2011

Edition: Sixth Printing

Seller ID: 28517

ISBN: 0545985951

Condition: As New


A volume in the series - 'I am Canada'. Supposedly a novel for a juvenile audience, but, reads well for adult audiences too!. Describes what it was like to be a soldier in WWI. 201 pages : illustrations, map, portrait ; 18 cm. An 'as new' copy - bright, clean and unmarked, quite fresh. View more info

Universal Soldier: Fourteen Studies in Campaign Life, A.D.43-1944 (Signature)

By: WINDROW, Martin; WILKINSON, Frederick - Editors

Price: $9.95

Publisher: New York, Doubleday: 1971

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 34854

ISBN: 0851121764

Condition: Fine


'The book consists of an introduction and 14 historical fiction stories about soldiers in the field. The stories run chronologically from a Roman soldier in Britain to WW2. Each story is by a different author'. 264 p. : illustrations ; 25 cm. Book is very bright, clean and is unmarked. Tight, square binding, no wear to the cloth. The price-clipped dustjacket is nearly similar but with some sun-fading to the spine and a short, closed tear to the foot of the spine. We ship Worldwide, use both Canada Post and the United States Postal Service, and offer postal charges based on our actual costs... View more info

By Pluck, not Luck : or, Dan Granbury's Struggle to Rise

By: WINFIELD, Arthur M.

Price: $9.50

Publisher: Chicago, M.A. Donohue: 1905

Edition: Reprint of 1897

Seller ID: 046296

Condition: Good Very Good


Late Victorian Boy's Novel. Stresses 'good conduct in life' - football, and work. 254 pages ; 20 cm. Clean, unmarked pages. Unifoprmly but lightly tanned - quite pleasing. Pages are very flat - no creasing or wrinkling. Appears never read. Gift inscription dated 1931 to the ffep. Tight, squ8are binding, sound hinges. Brown cloth with black-ink titles and illustration to the front board and the spine. Slight wear to tips of corners. Overall, a decent copy, somewhat bove average. Unpacked weight, 430g. We use both the Canada Post and the United States Postal Service and offer very competitive po... View more info

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The Chief Factor's Daughter

By: WINN, Vanessa

Price: $9.50

Publisher: Canada, TouchWood Editions: 2009

Edition: First TPB Printing

Seller ID: 051351

ISBN: 1926741617

Condition: As New


An elegant recreation of real events and people, the book takes the reader inside a now-vanished society - Victoria, British Columbiaat the times of the Gold Rush in 1858. 280pp. An 'as new' copy-bright, clean and unmarked, quite fresh, with a tight, square binding, no spine creases. Unpacked weight, 331g. 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 an... View more info

Fabiola, o, La Chiesa delle Catacombe

By: WISEMAN, Cardinale Nicola

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Milano, Turati: 1856

Edition: Later Edition of 1854

Seller ID: 732

Condition: VG+


'Fabiola' or, the 'Church of the Catacombs' is a novel by the English Cardinal Nicholas Wiseman [1802-1865]. First published in 1854 it has been adapted to film three times. Its subject is the first Christians in the Catacombs of Rome. Translated from the original English, into Italian, by M. Zani de Ferranti. xi, 456pp. Not illustrated. Bright, clean interior. Previous owner's inscription to the ffep, otherwise unmarked. Tight binding, sound hinges. Bound in vellum with extensive gilt decoration to front and rear boards, and, to the spine. All edges gilt. Vellum to spine is a little darkened... View more info

Jeeves

By: WODEHOUSE, P. G.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: New York, George H. Doran: 1923

Edition: Fisrt American Printing

Seller ID: 1428

Condition: Near Fine


First published in the USA by Doran in 1923. This copy is so dated on the copyright page. Gift inscription to the fep is dated Xmas 1923. 288pp. Bright, clean, unmarked interior, excepting the gift inscription. Pages quite white, no foxing. Binding is tight and square, no damage or cracking to the hinges. Light orange cloth is spotless - very clean and very bright. Virtually no wear present. Attractive. Weight, 512g. View more info

A Gentleman of Leisure

By: WODEHOUSE, P. G.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, Herbert Jenkins:

Edition: Edition Not Stated; Later Edition of 191

Seller ID: 1429

Condition: Near Fine


First published in 1910. This Jenkins edition is undated. A gift inscription to the ffep has been inked out. Thirteen titles to the List of Other Books by the Same Author on page facing the title page. Book is probably dated 1923. 256pp. Bright, clean, unmarked interior, excepting the gift inscription. Pages quite white, no foxing. Binding is tight and square, no damage or cracking to the hinges. Green cloth is spotless - very clean and very bright. Virtually no wear present. Attractive. Weight, 324g. View more info

Summer Lightning

By: WODEHOUSE, P. G.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, Herbert Jenkins:

Edition: Fourth Printing

Seller ID: 1430

Condition: Near Fine


First published in 1929 by Jenkins. This copy is the fourth printing of that edition, ,early 1930s. Gift inscription to the ffep is dated 1934 but has been inked-out!. Seventeen titles to the 'Books of Laughter' on the two unnumbered pages following the final page, p318. ix, pp13-318, [2pp]. Bright, clean, unmarked interior, excepting the gift inscription. Pages quite white, no foxing. Binding is tight and square, no damage or cracking to the hinges. Orange cloth is spotless - very clean and very bright. Virtually no wear present. Attractive. Weight, 340g. View more info

A Damsel in Distress

By: WODEHOUSE, P. G.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Herbert Jenkins:

Edition: Ninth Printing

Seller ID: 1926

Condition: Good Very Good


Undated Edition. Rear of title pages states - 'Ninth printing completeing 98,387 copies'.A small gift inscription to the ffep is dated 1926. Interior is bright white and clea, unmarked. Binding is tight andsuare, no cracking to the hinges. Blue cloth shows some light aging/soiling but virtually no wear. Weight, 323g. View more info

Hot Water

By: WODEHOUSE, P. G.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: UK, Penguin 2049: 1963

Edition: First Penguin Printing

Seller ID: 051405

Condition: VG+


Humorous novel by the 'master'. Originally published in 1932. 237pp. Clean copy, pages tones. Small ink name to p5. Tight, square binding, no spine creases. Bright, unmarked wrappers. Qualifies for Lettermail rates. View more info

Bill the Conqueror; His Invasion of England in the Springtime

By: WODEHOUSE, P. G.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, George H. Doran:

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 052598

Condition: About VG


First American Edition [1924]. 323pp, Yellow cloth lettered and decorated in green, spine lettering green. 323 pages, 20 cm. Interior is clean. Names in ink to the fpde and ffep, otherwise unmarked. Tight, square binding; rear hinges cracked with some repair, but holding well. Front hinge sound. Minor wear to the yellow/gold cloth at the extremities of the spine. Spine sun-darkened & dulled. We ship Worldwide, use both Canada Post and the United States Postal Service, and offer postal charges based on our actual costs, without overcharging. Unpacked weight 440g.. Canadian domestic postal ra... View more info

Uncle Fred in Springtime

By: WODEHOUSE, P. G.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: UK, Penguin 971: 1954

Edition: First Penguin Paperback Printing

Seller ID: 052804

Condition: VG


A Blandings Castle adventure. 222pp. Clean, unmarked copy in solid average condition with a sound binding. Weight, 130g. Qualifies for Lettermail rates. View more info

Danesbury House

By: WOOD, Mrs Henry

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London and Glasgow, Collins' Clear Type Press:

Edition: Edition Not Stated

Seller ID: 30339

Condition: Very Good


'This 1860 award-winning novel traces forty years of addictions, insanity, forgery, and death--hardly the typical Victorian fare. Yet this is no typical novel. A best seller upon its publication, Danesbury House became the Valley of the Dolls for Victorian readers. Its sensational subject and description of addictions made it one of the most popular temperance novels of all time'. [Goodreads]. 304pp, eight color plates, all present. Undated, however a previous owner's inscription on the ffep is dated Xmas, 1903.Rest of the book is clean and unmarked. Binding is tight and square, hinges sound,... View more info

Roland Yorke : a sequel to "The Channings"

By: WOOD, Mrs Henry

Price: $7.95

Publisher: London, Macmillan: 1902

Edition: 160th Thousand

Seller ID: 17794

Condition: VG+


Ellen Wood (1814-87) was an English novelist better known as Mrs Henry Wood. Many of her novels became international bestsellers, achieving great popularity in the USA. This title was first published in 1869. vii, 469pp. Bright, clean interior, unmarked. Tight, square binding, sound hinges. Clean cloth showing only very minor edge wear. Gilt titles to the spine are bright. Unpacked weight, 576g. 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

The Psionic Menace; Captives of the Flame

By: WOODCOTT, Keith; DELANY, Samuel R.

Price: $6.00

Publisher: USA, Ace Double: 1963

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 28377

Condition: Good Very Good


Vintage Science Fiction - Two novels in back-to-back format. Ace Double F-199. 108pp +147pp. Interior is lightly and evenly tanned. Binding is tight and square, no spine creases. Minor wear to paint at spine edges. Short split to foot of spine. An above average copy. Weight, 129g. View more info

Still Waters

By: WOOLARD, Samuel Francis

Price: $19.50

Publisher: Wichita, KS, Goldsmith-Woolard Publishing: 1913

Edition: 10th Thousand

Seller ID: 662

Condition: Good to Very Good


Anthology of Poetry and Prose by Col Samuel Francis Woolard, well-known Kansas businessman, soldier and on the staff to a number of Kansas politicians, as well an an author and composer. 61pp. Illustrated front wrapper by Davison. Internally the pages are very white and bright and are unmarked, nearly Fine - except for the endpapers which are lighly stained. The wrappers have yapp edges - the front wrapper with very minor edge wear and a lower corner crease, the rear wrapper with two very short fore-edge tears. The binding is tapled but aloso with a silk tie through two punched holes. Reasona... View more info