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Oregon Imprints 1847-1870

By: McMURTRIE, Douglas C.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Eugene, University of Oregon Press: 1950

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 09309

Condition: About Fine


University of Oregon Library Studies in Bibliography No. 2. Listings of early Oregon Imprints. 206pp. Bright copy with fresh interior and solid binding. Slightly darkened spine. View more info

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Art of McSweeney's

By: McSWEENEY'S [Company]

Price: $19.50

Publisher: U.S.A., Chronicle Books: 2010

Edition: First Edition, Second Printing

Seller ID: 1560

ISBN: 0811866238

Condition: As New


'Celebrates the 11th (or 12th) anniversary of McSweeney's through the lens of their award-winning art and design work. This book visually showcases their publications and creations and tells the quirky/brainy/semi-accidental inside story of their creation, through hundreds of photos and illustrations, and interviews with the staff and writers'. Useful companion for issues 1-31. 263 pages : illustrations (some color), music ; 29 cm. An 'as new' copy - bright, fresh and unmarked in a similar dustjacket. Very heavy to ship weighing 1.59kg View more info

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A History of Graphic Design

By: MEGGS, Philip B.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: U.S.A., John Wiley & Sons: 1998

Edition: Third Edition, Third Printing

Seller ID: 20776

ISBN: 0471291986

Condition: Fine


After fifteen years of development in graphic design, this expanded and updated Third Edition includes hundreds of full-color images and new material in many areas, including alphabets, Japanese and Dutch graphics, and the computer revolution which has impacted all aspects of contemporary design and communications. With its approximately 1,200 illustrations, lucid text, and interpretive captions, the book reveals a saga of creative innovators, breakthrough technologies, and important design innovations. xiii, 510 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 28 cm. Bright, clean, unmarked copy still fr... View more info

Annotated Bibliography of Genealogical Works in Canada, Volume 2

By: MENNIE-de VARENNES, Kathleen

Price: $14.50

Publisher: Markham, Fitzhenry & Whiteside: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 17704

ISBN: 088902-959-8

Condition: Near Fine


Second volume only of the 6 volume set. Covers - Index of Family Names, A to C. English and French text. 408pp. Bright, clean copy with a sound binding. Very minor wear to boards. Weight, 1.05kg View more info

Annotated Bibliography of Genealogical Works in Canada, Volume 4

By: MENNIE-de VARENNES, Kathleen

Price: $14.50

Publisher: Markham, Fitzhenry & Whiteside: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 17706

ISBN: 088902-910-5

Condition: Near Fine


Fourth volume only of the 6 volume set. Covers - Index of Family Names, G to L. English and French text. pp813 - pp1220. Bright, clean copy with a sound binding. Very minor wear to boards. Weight, 1.07kg View more info

British Books of Our Times; 100 to Illustrate the Arts of Book Production, 100 to Express Contemporary Literature

By: MEYNELL, Sir Francis, et al

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, British Council:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 043907

Condition: VG+


Scare booklet, or catalogue, published circa 1950. Selectors of the first group of 100 were Sir Francis Meynell & Desmond Flower; of the second group, V. S. Pritchett, Rose Macaulay and C. Day Lewis. Unpaginated. OCLC Number: 59403077. 200 books are listed with descriptions by the afore-mentioned scholars. Very bright and clean with a tight, stapled binding. Minor, light stain to rear wrapper otherwise virtually 'as new'. Weight, 82g. View more info

Studia Linguistica in Honorem Thaddaei Lehr-Splawinski

By: MILEWSKI, Tadeusz - et al

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Warszawa, Panstwowe Wydawn Naukowe: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 26502

Condition: Near Fine


Polish and Russian text. Essays in Lingusitics in honor of celebrated scholar Lehr-Splawinski. Bibliography of work by Lehr-Splawinski, 1951-1961. 512pp, frontis portrait with facsimile signature, table, maps. Bright, clean, unmarked interior. Tight, square binding. No wear to boards. Dustjacket is clean but has a fair amount of edge wear and a small piece lost from top edge of rear panel. Heavy book weighing 1.22kg View more info

Collecting Books for Fun and Profit

By: MINTERS, Arthur H.

Price: $9.00

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., Arco Publishing: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 33485

ISBN: 0668045981

Condition: Fine


'A basic methodology for selecting, ordering, paying for, caring for, and eventually disposing of book collections'. 159pp, illustrated. Bright, clean, unmarked interior. Tight, square binding, no wear to cloth. Similar, unclipped dustjacket. About 'as new'. Weight, 360g. View more info

Catalogue of Edcational Books Published By Morang & Co.

By: MORANG & CO.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Toronto, Morang & Co.: 1904

Edition: First [presumed]

Seller ID: 29043

Condition: Very Good


Catalogue of education Books published by Canadian company, Morang & Co. 130pp. Clean, unmarked interior. Sound, stapled binding. Spoled rear wrapper. Front wrapper a trifle dusty. Wrappers will clean. Weight, 134g. View more info

The House of Macmillan [1843-1943]

By: MORGAN, Charles

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Macmillan Company: 1944

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 16960

Condition: About Fine


A history of the first hundred years of British Publishing House, Macmillan. 247pp. Bright, clean copy with a sound binding. Unmarked. Green cloth is very bright and without wear. Dustjacket has edge wear, chips, and a slightly darkened spine. Weight, 400g. View more info

Philip Morrison's Long Look at the Literature: His Reviews of a Hundred Memorable Science Books

By: MORRISON, Philip

Price: $8.50

Publisher: New York, W. H. Freman and Company: 1990

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 13658

ISBN: 0-7167-2107-4

Condition: Fine


Reviews of 100 Science Books by the celebrated reviewer of 'Scientific American'. 351pp. Bright, clean copy with a sound binding and a similar dustjacket. View more info

A Reader's Guide to Canadian History

By: MUISE, D.A.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Downsview, Ontario, Canada, Univ of Toronto Press: 1985

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 26993

ISBN: 0802064426

Condition: Good Very Good


'An authoritative critical bibliographical guide to Canadian historical writing...what is good and why'. 253pp. Clean unmarked interior. Tight, square binding, a little creasing to spine. Bright, clean wrappers. Weight, 360g. View more info

Critical Writings on Commonwealth Literatures: A Selective Bibliography to 1970, with a List of Theses and Dissertations

By: NEW, William H.

Price: $19.50

Publisher: University Park, Pennsylvania State University Press: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15320

ISBN: 0-271-01166-1

Condition: Fine


Bibliography of the various Literatures of the member states in the [British] Commonwealth of Nations. 333pp, 6576 entries. Bright, clean copy with a sound binding. Unmarked. No wear to red cloth boards. Weight, 710g. View more info

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The Real History Behind the Da Vinci Code

By: NEWMAN, Sharan

Price: $12.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Berkley: 1987

Edition: Eighth Printing of Trade PB

Seller ID: 1608

ISBN: 0425200124

Condition: Near Fine


A medieval scholar examines the historical facts and myths behind the best-selling novel, including discussions on the Templars, the Holy Grail, and the "Apocryphal Gospels." xi, 337 pages ; 23 cm. Bright, clean copy. Interior is fresh and unmarked except for a small 'remainder' mark to the bottom edge. Tight, square binding, no spine creases. Weight, 467g. View more info

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Armed and Dangerous: A Writer's Guide to Weapons

By: NEWTON, Michael

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Cincinnati, Ohio, U.S.A., Writer's Digest: 1993

Edition: Fourth Printing

Seller ID: 036443

ISBN: 089879370X

Condition: About 'As New'


Reference for writers - a guide to weapons. 4th printing, Trade Paperback, 8vo, 186pp. No spine creases or signs of use. Good Copy! About às new`. Weight, 302g. View more info

The Bookman; Henrik Ibsen Number, August 1903

By: NICOLL, William Robertson - Editor

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton: 1903

Edition: No. 143, Vol. XXIV

Seller ID: 28479

Condition: Very Good


Single issue of a monthly magazine published in London from 1891 until 1934 by Hodder & Stoughton. It was a catalogue of current publications that also contained reviews, advertising and illustrations. This issue was a special featuring Henrik Ibsen. pp157 to 192, ads. Plate with printed photo of Ibsen, laid-in.Clean, unmarked interior. Top corner creases to the last two pages and the rear wrapper. Some light wear to the wrappers and surface rubbing. Unpacked weight, 205g. We ship Worldwide, at cost, using both Canada Post and the United States Postal Service, and offer postal charges, at cost... View more info

Letters to Macmillan

By: NOWELL-SMITH, Simon - Editor

Price: $9.95

Publisher: London, Macmillan: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 19480

Condition: About Fine


Collection of letters written by literary celebrities, to the publishing house of Macmillan. 384pp, illustrated, illustrated endpapers. Bright, clean, unmarked copy with a sound binding. No wear to red cloth. Dustjacket is similar, but with price-clip and minor edge wear. Weight, 580g. View more info

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The Library Book : A History of Service to British Columbia

By: OBEE, Dave

Price: $29.95

Publisher: Vancouver, BC, Canada, British Columbia Library Association: 2011

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 042754

ISBN: 0969261497

Condition: As New


A history of the Library Service in British Columbia. Foreword by Sarah Ellis. Introduction by Iona Campagnolo. 264 p. : ill. (some col.), maps, ports. ; 32 cm. Bright, fresh copy, 'as new'. Oversize and heavy weighing 1.75kg. Scan available. 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

Personal 'Ex Libris Eroticis ', or Bookplate, Designed By Czech Artist K. J. Obratil

By: OBRATIL, K. J.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Czechoslovakia, Possible Josef Portman:

Edition: Edition Unknown

Seller ID: 054698

Condition: As New


Bookplate designed by KJO [K. J. Obratil] possibly printed by Josef Portman [1893-1968], printer, bibliophile and collector from the Czech Republic. Bookplate shos a Rubenesque woman sitting & holding her breasts. Black and orange ink design on cream paper. Never mounted. Erotic design. Image available. Ships within North America, well protected, for $2.50-$3.50 depending on location. Overseas - shipping at cost. Image available. View more info

Mary Baker Eddy and Her Books

By: ORCUTT, William Dana

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Boston, Christian Science Publishing: 1950

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 044519

Condition: About Fine


Story of the books of Mary Baker Eddy, the founder of Christian Science. 198pp. Tight, fresh copy of the book with minor shelf wear to the bottom edge. Dustjacket has edge wear, chips etc. but is still clean and presentable. Weight, 532g. View more info