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Meyers Handbuch Uber Die Literatur: Ein Lexicon Der Dichter Und Schriftsteller Aller Literaturen

By: ADAM, Ingrid and PREUSS, Gisela

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Mannheim, Bibliographisches Institut: 1970

Edition: 2., Neu Bearbeitete Auflage

Seller ID: 16071

Condition: Very Good

German language text. Dictionary-style reference work on world literature. 987pp, illustrated. Bright, white interior. Solid binding, no weakness to hinges. Some wear to cloth along outer hinges /spine, but no weakening. College library stamp on ffep but no other marks, internal or external. Very heavy book weighing 1.41kg View more info

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The Oxford Book of Creatures

By: ADCOCK, Fleur and SIMMS, Jacqueline Editors

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Oxford Univ Press: 1996

Edition: First American Printing

Seller ID: 34539

ISBN: 0192142267

Condition: Fine

Reference work on Animals in Literature. 387pp. Hardcover in blue cloth with dustjacket. About as issued - bright, clean and unmarked. Weight, 642g. View more info

An historical and biographical Dictionary...Translated from the French of Monsieur the Abbe Ladvocat, ... by Catharine Collignon. In four volumes.

By: ADVOCAT, Jean-Baptiste Monsieur the Abbe - [Vosgien]

Price: $300.00

Publisher: Cambridge, U.K., Printed by John Burges and to be had of the translator, and of W. Page: 1799

Edition: Second Edition in English

Seller ID: 049739

Condition: VG+

An historical and biographical dictionary : containing an account of the Hebrew patriarchs and princes, of emperors, kings, and great captains, of the gods and heroes of pagan antiquity, of the popes, holy fathers, celebrated bishops, and cardinals ; also historians, poets, orators, divines, lawyers, physicians, &c., with their principal works, and the best editions of them ; learned women, painters, &c. and all persons in general who have been illustrious, or famous in any age or nation: pointing out whatever is most remarkable, and most interesting, in sacred or in profane history. Second ed... View more info

Dangerous Goods

By: AEBY, Dr. Jules

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Antwerp, Editions Lloyd Anversois: 1938

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 21187

Condition: About VG

Trilingual - English, French & German - guide to 'dangerous goods' for shippers, packers, stowage etc. 559pp, index. Inside is bright and clean. Old signature to title page. Strong hinges, sound binding. Minor wear to blue cloth and light surface soiling. Solid, sound copy. Heavy book weighing 1.62kg. View more info

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British Columbia Place Names

By: AKRIGG, G. P. V.; AKRIGG, Helen B.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, Univ of British Columbia Press: 1997

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 047450

ISBN: 0774806362

Condition: As New

Origins of the names of British Columbia places. A classic in a newer edition. xxv, 304 p. : maps ; 24 cm. Bright, clean and unmarked, stikll 'fresh'. Tight, square bidning, no wear to the boards. Weight, 584g. We ship Worldwide 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 add... View more info

Calgary and District Telephone Directory; June 1, 1969


Price: $32.50

Publisher: Calgary, AB, AGT: 1969

Seller ID: 049443

Condition: Very Good Plus

Calgary Telephone book for 1969. In a stiff, protective hardcover holder, faux leather. Yellow pages included in the same volume. Overall in great shap, however, there is a light stain to the top right corner. This does not afect the text and is mainly in the margin of the first number of pages. The stiff, cloth binder is in Fine condition.Separately paged sections to accomodate various small, suburban/outlying areas & communities. Weight, 1.775kg. View more info

Readings in Ukrainian Authors


Price: $29.50

Publisher: Winnipeg, Ukrainian Canadian Committee: 1949

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15345

Condition: Very Good

Selection of Ukrainian literature in the Ukrainian language, plus a considerable dictionary of the language. vi, 240pp. Internally bright and clean with a sound binding. Previous owner's name on ffep. Brown cloth is clean and wear to same is minor. Weight, 480g. View more info

Home Handicrafts, Needlework and Repairs


Price: $19.95

Publisher: London, Fleetway House:

Edition: Unstated

Seller ID: 07841

Condition: Near Fine

Volume 2 of the 'Household Reference Library' a British series published in the 1930's. This volume 'stands alone' and is complete in itself. 640pp, numerous illustrations. A large compendium of old info covering many 'period' crafts and hobbies. An absolute wealth of information! View more info

The Writers' and Artists' Year Book 1938


Price: $17.50

Publisher: London, A. & C. Black: 1938

Edition: 31st Annual Edition

Seller ID: 15725

Condition: About VG

An Annual Directory for writers, artists, playwrights, film writers, photographers and composers. 343pp, advertisements. Clean copy with a sound binding. Only minor wear to red cloth boards. Weight, 450g. View more info

Western Canada since 1870: A Select Bibliography and Guide


Price: $17.50

Publisher: Canada, University of British Columbia Press: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 19597

ISBN: 0774800909

Condition: Fine

3800 entries, including periodical articles and theses, covering the most significant literature in the humanities and social sciences of the four western provinces up to 1977. xii, 294 pages : illustrations ; indexes; 24 cm. Book is very bright and clean and is unmarked. Binsing is tight and square and the cloth shows no wear. The unclipped dustjacket shows only slight edge wear and some surface rubbing. Weight, 637g. We ship Worldwide, use both Canada Post and the United States Postal Service, and offer postal charges based on our actual costs, without overcharging. Canadian domestic posta... View more info

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Post-Colonial Studies: The Key Concepts (Routledge Key Guides)


Price: $9.50

Publisher: London, Routledge: 2007

Edition: Second Edition, Paperback

Seller ID: 10745

ISBN: 0415428556

Condition: Fine

"This best-selling key guide, now in its second edition, provides an essential key to understanding the issues which characterize post-colonialism, explaining what it is, where it is encountered and why it is crucial in forging new cultural identities". A 'Routledge Key Guide'. xii, 292 pages ; 23 cm. An 'about as new' copy - bright, clean and unmarked. Tight, square binding, no spine creases. Unpacked weight, 328g. 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

A Dictionary of Canadianisms on Historical Principles; Dictionary of Canadian English

By: AVIS, Walter Spencer; Lexicographical Centre for Canadian English

Price: $19.50

Publisher: Toronto, W.J. Gage: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 050786

Condition: About Fine

Dictionary of Canadian English. Produced for W.J. Gage Limited by the Lexicographical Centre for Canadian English, University of Victoria, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada. Editorial board: Walter S. Avis, editor-in-chief [and others]. xxiii, 926, [1] pages illustrations; 25 cm. OCLC Number: 33257. Interior is bright, clean and unmarked, pages bright white. Binding is tight and square, hinges sound. Red cloth shows no wear, corners are sharp. We use both the Canada Post and the United States Postal Service and offer very competitive postal charges - based on actual costs, no overcharging.... View more info

Watchmakers and Clockmakers of the World


Price: $14.50

Publisher: London, N. A. G. Press: 1974

Edition: Third Edition, Sixth Printing

Seller ID: 050469

Condition: Near Fine

Containing over 36,000 entries, this reference book documents watchmakers and clockmakers throughout the world, from the earliest records of the 14th century to 1825. Localities and dates are given in each case, together with work in museums and collections and historical notes. First published in 1929. xxxiii, 388 pages : maps ; 23 cm. Book is bright and clean. Unmarked except for a very small name/date to the ffep. Tight, square binding, no wear to the cloth. Price-clipped dustjacket is also clean and unmarked with a little,, very minor edge wear an sun-fading to the spine. Weight, 650g. View more info

Baily's Hunting Directory 1903-1904


Price: $55.00

Publisher: London, Vinton & Co.: 1903

Edition: 7th Annual Edition

Seller ID: 14992

Condition: VG+

Diretory o all aspects of Hunting in Great Britain - Foxhounds, harriers, Staghounds, Draghounds, otterhounds, Bloodhounds, Hotels, Town near Hunts, Obituaries, Records, Folding Maps, etc etc. xxxviii, 448pp, adverts - Bollinger's, in colour, to inside of rear board. Clean, unmarked interior, bright, white pages. Bound in publisher's crimson cloth with gilt titles etc. Spine is sun-faded as are parts of the front and rear boards [margins]. Solid, sound copy. Unpacked weight, 708g. We use both the Canada Post and the United States Postal Service and offer very competitive postal charges - based... View more info

Emigrants from Derry Port, 1847-1849 (from J. & J. Cooke's line)

By: BAKER, Dessie - Editor

Price: $15.00

Publisher: USA, Closson Press: 2009

Edition: Third Printing of 1985

Seller ID: 050437

ISBN: 1558564322

Condition: VG+

Lists of Irish Emigrants leaving from Derry, 1847 to 1849, on ships of the J. & J. Cooke Line both to Canada and the United States. Book #CP-525. 107pp, indexes, one illustration. Bright, clean and unmarked. Tight, square binding, no spine creasing. Weight, 297g. View more info

Bibliography and Index of Geology and Allied Sciences for Wales and the Welsh Borders 1536-1896

By: Bassett, D. A.

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Cardiff, National Museum of Wales: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 07792

Condition: Near Fine

Bibliography covering two distict phases of geological investigation: an earlier, longer one of isolated observations and a later one of systematic research.246pp. Very clean, tight copy with bright interior. View more info

The Dinkum Aussie Dictionary

By: BECKETT, Richard [Crooked Mick of the Speewa]

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Brookvale, NSW, Child & Henry: 1987

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 17264

ISBN: 0-86777-154-2

Condition: Fine

Guide, in dictionary-like form, to Australian English. 59pp, illustrated by Brendan Akhurst. Bright, clean, unmarked copy with a sound binding. About 'as new'. 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 220g and qualifies for inexpensive Lettermail postage within Canada. Canadian domestic postal rates rise with weight, size and distance, USA rates by weight alone. View more info

The Soviet Union: Everyman's Book

By: BELOKON, A. - and Others

Price: $9.50

Publisher: Moscow, Novosti Press: 1967

Edition: First in English

Seller ID: 1606

Condition: VG+

An Introduction to the largest country on the globe, c 1960s. Text in English. 190 pages with illustrations, 1 folding map laid-in; 20 cm. OCLC Number:467461. Bright, clean and unmarked. Minor wear to extremities of the spine. Weight, 185g. Lettermail may apply. View more info

The Collins Dictionary of Canadian History: 1867 to the Present


Price: $9.95

Publisher: Toronto, Collins: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1689

ISBN: 0002177587

Condition: Near Fine

Single volume introduction to the people, events and institutions that have shaped Canada since Confederation. xvii, 270 p. : ill., portr., MAPs, graph. xvii, 270pp, illustrated. Bright, clean, unmarked interior. Tight, square binding, no wear to the cloth. Unclipped dustjacket is similar. Weight, 612g. View more info

Periodical Publications: A Bibliography of Bibliographies

By: BESTERMAN, Theodore

Price: $32.50

Publisher: Totowa, N.J., Rowman and Littlefield: 1971

Edition: 4th Edition

Seller ID: 09931

ISBN: 0-87471-043-X

Condition: Fine

Two volume set in the 'Besterman World Bibliographies' Series. 587pp. Bright, fresh copies with sound bindings. View more info