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The Life and Crimes of Agatha Christie

By: OSBORNE, Charles

Price: $9.50

Publisher: Ontario, U.S.A., Wm Collins & Sons & Co: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 045966

ISBN: 0002164620

Condition: Fine


The author describes the life of Agatha Christie, as well as the lives of some of her famous fictional characters, with authoritive information on each of her works and its contemporary critical reception. 256 p., [32] leaves of plates : ill., ports. ; 24 cm. Includes index. Bright, clean, unmarked copy, inside and outside. Dustjacket is price-clipped. Weight, 576g. View more info

Book Guy: A Librarian in the Peace

By: OVEREND, Howard

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Victoria, B. C., TouchWood Editions: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 33626

ISBN: 0920663826

Condition: As New


Authobiographical memoir of a Librarian in Northern British Columbia. 288pp, illustrated. An 'as new' copy - bright, fresh and unmarked with a tight, square binding and an uncreased spine. Weight, 360g. View more info

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L. Frank Baum & The Wizard of Oz; The Collection of Charles L. Boller [1995]

By: PACIFIC BOOK AUCTION GALLERIES

Price: $35.00

Publisher: San Francisco, Pacific Book Auction Galleries: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 042651

Condition: Fine


Pacific Book Auction Galleries Sale 65. Books by L. Frank Baum plus other Wizard of Oz collectibles. Thursday, January 12, 1995. 261 Lots with estimates, plus, a Prices Realised sheet stapled to the inside of the front wrapper. [48pp], illustrated. Bright, clean and unmarked, 'as new'. Weight, 104g. View more info

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L. Frank Baum & The Wizard of Oz; The Collection of The Reverend George M. Breslin, Jr. [with additions] [1996]

By: PACIFIC BOOK AUCTION GALLERIES

Price: $35.00

Publisher: San Francisco, Pacific Book Auction Galleries: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 042652

Condition: Fine


Pacific Book Auction Galleries Sale 94. Books by L. Frank Baum plus other Wizard of Oz collectibles. Thursday, January 18, 1996. 198 Lots with estimates. No 'Prices Realised'. [36pp], illustrated. Bright, clean and unmarked, 'as new'. Weight, 80g. View more info

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L. Frank Baum & The Wizard of Oz; The Collection of Jerry V. Tobias, with additions [1997]

By: PACIFIC BOOK AUCTION GALLERIES

Price: $35.00

Publisher: San Francisco, Pacific Book Auction Galleries: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 042653

Condition: Fine


Pacific Book Auction Galleries Sale 123. Books by L. Frank Baum plus other Wizard of Oz collectibles. Thursday, January 16, 1997. 318 Lots with estimates. No 'Prices Realised'. [56pp], illustrated. Bright, clean and unmarked, 'as new'. Weight, 112g. View more info

Guide to Geological Literature

By: PEARL, Richard M.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York, McGraw-Hill: 1951

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10613

Condition: Solid VG


Guide to the literature of geology. 239pp. Ex-library with usual markings. Externally, the only marks have been painted over. Internal marks limited to front endpapers. Otherwise, bright, clean copy with a sound binding. View more info

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A Bibliography of the Prairie Provinces to 1953: With Biographical Index

By: PEEL, Bruce Braden

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Toronto, University of Toronto Press: 1973

Edition: Second Edition of 1956

Seller ID: 045914

ISBN: 0802019722

Condition: VG+


Standard reference work for printed material dealing with the Prairie Provinces of Canada. xxviii, 779pp. Over 4400 listings. Bright, clean, unmarked interior. Tight, square binding, no wear to the cloth. Attractive, solid copy, weighing 1.403kg. View more info

The Adventures of an Illustrator, mostly in following his Authors in America & Europe

By: PENNELL, Joseph

Price: $28.50

Publisher: Little Brown, Boston, 1925:

Seller ID: 036859

Condition: VG+


Pennell illustrated numerous books, many on the subject of Travel, during the late 19th and early 20th Centuries. 1st Trade edition, 1st impression, large quarto, 9'x12", 372pp, profusely illustrated with Pennell's drawings, etchings, lithos etc. Hardcover in tan cloth with gilt titles on spine and on front cover. No dustjacket. Slight wear to cloth at corner tips, at extremities of spine. Interior clean and bright. Binding solid. Better than VG - a handsome copy!~ Weight, very heavy at 1.95kg View more info

Edgar Rice Burroughs: The Man Who Created Tarzan

By: PORGES, Irwin

Price: $29.50

Publisher: Provo, Brigham Young University Press: 1976

Edition: Third Printing

Seller ID: 10176

ISBN: 0842500790

Condition: VG+


A definitive look at one of the world's most fascinating writers. Introduction by Ray Bradbury. Pictorial editor, Hulbert Burroughs. xix, 820pp, photo illustrated, bibliographcal notes etc. Book is bright and clean, unmarked, with a sound binding. Dustjacket is quite clean and bright but with a small hole near foot of spine on back cover and minor edge wear.Heavy, oversize book. View more info

Personal 'ExLibris Eroticis', or Bookplate, for Josef Portman

By: PORTMAN, Josef

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Czechoslovakia, Not Published:

Edition: Edition Unknown

Seller ID: 054696

Condition: As New


Bookplate designed/printed by Josef Portman [1893-1968], printer, bibliophile and the collector from the Czech Republic. Black ink design on cream paper. never mounted. Ships within North America, well protected, for $2.50-$3.50 depending on location. Overseas - shipping at cost. Image available. View more info

The Choice is Yours: Booklet of Paper Samples

By: POTLACH CORPORATION

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Cloquet, MN, Potlatch Corporation: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 040999

Condition: Fine


Sample of Potlatch coated paper for use with very high quality printing and color, photo reproduction. Explanatory text. 28pp, color photography, die-cut holesfor effect. Bright, fresh, unmarked copy, about 'as new'. Weight, 326g. View more info

Catalogue of Christian Publications and Supplies, 1959

By: PRAIRIE BOOK ROOM

Price: $9.50

Publisher: Three Hills, AB, Prairie Book Room: 1959

Edition: 1959 Edition

Seller ID: 21900

Condition: About Very Good


Priced catalog of Christian Books and Supplies from a Canadian distributor. 207pp, illustrated. Bright, clean interior. Sound binding. Mild creasing to front wrapper. Unmarked. Weight, 280g. Ships via inexpensive Canada Post Lettermail. Postage $5.00 or less within North America, more outside North America. View more info

Peppercorn Papers: A Miscellany on Books and Book-Collecting

By: PRANCE, Claude A.

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Cambridge, The Golden Head Press Ltd.: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15482

Condition: Fine


A miscellany on books and book-collecting for bookmen. 174pp. Bright, clean copy with a sound binding. Unused. Dustjacket has faded spine and a small chip to lower edge of front panel. Weight, 350g. View more info

The Laughing Philosopher: A Further Miscellany on Books, Booksellers and Book Collecting

By: PRANCE, Claude A.

Price: $22.50

Publisher: London, Villiers Publications: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16407

ISBN: 0-900777-7-9

Condition: VG+


A miscellany on books, booksellers and book collecting containing essays by a number of authors. 282p. Clean, bright copy with a sound binding. Dustjacket has been laminated. Mark at foot of spine where label removed but no other indications of use in a library. Weight, 510g. View more info

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House Beautiful Decorating With Books: Use Your Library To Enhance Your Decor

By: PROELLER HUESTON, Marie

Price: $17.95

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., Hearst Books: 2006

Edition: First Edition, Third Impression

Seller ID: 045642

ISBN: 1588164934

Condition: About 'As New'


From House Beautifulcomes a worthy addition to any decorator's library ---- a stylish guide on making books a part of your home decor. 143 p. : col. ill. ; 27 cm. Bright, clean, unmarked copy, still 'fresh', in a similar, unclipped dustjacket. Weight, 830g. View more info

The Collector's Book of Children's Books

By: QUAYLE, Eric

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, Studio Vista: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 13769

ISBN: 289-70203-8

Condition: Near Fine


Survey of children's books for the collector covering works from the 16th century to modern times. 144pp, profusely illustrated in color and in b&w. Bright, clean copy with a sound binding. Unmarked. Dustjacket has minor edge wear, otherwise bright. View more info

Book Binders of the United Kingdom (Outside London) 1780-1840

By: RAMSDEN, Charles

Price: $19.00

Publisher: London, United Kingdom, Batsford: 1987

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 28802

ISBN: 0713458844

Condition: Fine


Re-issue of 1954 original. Small 4to, 250pp, photo illustrated. Hardcover in black cloth with dustjacket. Fine/Fine - about 'as new'. Weight, 938g. View more info

French Bookbinders, 1789-1848

By: RAMSDEN, Charles

Price: $15.00

Publisher: United Kingdom, Batsford: 1989

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 28803

ISBN: 071346416X

Condition: Fine


Re-issue of 1950 original. Alphabetical listing of binders with details. Small 4to, 228pp, photo illustrated. Hardcover in blue cloth with dustjacket. Fine/Fine, almost 'as new'. Weight, 960g. View more info

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Girl Sleuth: Nancy Drew and the Women Who Created Her

By: REHAK, Melanie

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Orlando, Harvest Books: 2006

Edition: First Trade Paperback Printing

Seller ID: 036496

ISBN: 015603056X

Condition: About 'As New'


The story of the creation of one of the great characters in American popular fiction for children, Nancy Drew. 364pp, illustrated, Bright, fresh, unmarked copy, about 'as new'. Weight, 376g. View more info

Thackeray's London: A Description of His Haunts and the Scenes of His Novels

By: RIDEING, William H.

Price: $29.95

Publisher: London, J. W. Jarvis & Son: 1885

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 20884

Condition: Good VG, or Better


Description of the London scenes in Thackeray's novels. 2nd Thousand of the first edition. 103pp, engraved frontis portrait. Very bright, clean and unmarked interior except for a small, ink gift inscription to the verso of the ffep. Green cloth is bright and clean with only a tiny amount of wear at tips. Sound binding - no wear at all to hinges. Weight, 210g. View more info