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Not One of the Family: Foreign Domestic Workers in Canada

By: BAKAN, Abigail B.: STASIULIS, Daiva - Editors

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Downsview, Ontario, Canada, Univ of Toronto Press: 1997

Edition: First Trade Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 28342

ISBN: 0802075959

Condition: About Fine


Collection of Essays on Foreign Domestic Workiers in Canada. 181pp. Bright, fresh copy. Smal ink mark to lower edge [remainder mark?]. Almost 'as new'. Weight, 310g. 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

The Duel: A History of Duelling

By: BALDICK, Robert

Price: $9.50

Publisher: London, Spring Books: 1970

Edition: New Edition of 1965

Seller ID: 2294

ISBN: 0600328376

Condition: Near Fine


History of the romance and the horror of Dueling. 212 pages; illustrations (some color); 26 cm. Bright, clean copy. Unmarked except for a previous owner's name etc to the ffep. 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 930g unpacked. Canadian domestic postal rates rise with weight, size and distance; Rates to the USA calculated by weight alone as per the USPS. World rates are based on specific destination and weight. Online estimates by the Listing Site may not be co... View more info

Leading Ladies Canada

By: BANNERMAN, Jean

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Belleville, ON, Mika Publishing: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 08414

ISBN: 0-919303-18-8

Condition: Near Fine


An account of prominent Canadian women throughout 300 years of history. 581pp, illustrated. Signed by the author on the title page. Gift inscription to ffep otherwise a tight copy with bright interior and exterior. Dustjacket is clean but has some edge wear and a tiny lost piece at bottom, front corner. View more info

Growing Up British in British Columbia: Boys in Private School

By: BARMAN, Jean A.

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, Univ of British Columbia Press: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Dedicated Author's Inscription

Seller ID: 039249

ISBN: 0774802022

Condition: Fine


The author traces the influences of British, class-based education, on schools in British Columbia in late Victorian and Edwardian times. Unmarked . 259pp, photo illustrated. Bright, clean, unmarked copy. Tight, square binding, no wear to cloth. Similar, unclipped dustjacket. Weight, 570g. View more info

Oilitics in a Changing Society: A Political History of the Fort Jameson Ngoni

By: BARNES, J. A.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: UK, Manchester Univ Press: 1967

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 036994

Condition: Fine


Sociological analysis of political developments over a period of about 150 years, from 1821-1949, among a group of Ngoni now living in Zambia and Malawi. Second edition, of 1949 first, incorporates, 'Seven Types of segmentation'. Institute for Social Research, University of Zambia. 245pp, photo illustrated, tables, folding chart. Bright, clean, unmarked copy. Virtually 'as new' except for slight wear to the foot of the spine on the dustjacket only. Weight, 462g. View more info

The Rhythm of the Jeep

By: BARON, Vera and BARON, Frank

Price: $17.50

Publisher: London, Keith Prowse & Co. Ltd: 1943

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 20159

Condition: Very Good


Interesting, British songsheet dedicated to the American 'Jeep' of the Second World War. 4pp. Unmarked interior, sound spine. Small, faint ink name to top edge. Small invisible tape repair to a small edge tear at bottom edge. May be eligible for inexpensive Canada Post Lettermail rates to Canada, the USA and other Countries. View more info

Derelict Britain

By: BARR, John

Price: $5.00

Publisher: UK, Penguin Books: 1969

Edition: First Pelican Printing

Seller ID: 051387

Condition: VG+


'An angry, important book' in which the author looks at Britain's Industrial wastelands. Pelican A1059. 240pp, photo illustrated. Bright, clean, unmarked. Tight, square binding, no spine creases. Weight, 184g. Qualifies for inexpensive Lettermail rates within North America. View more info

Teenage Confidential: An Illustrated History of the American Teen

By: BARSON, Michael and HELLER, Steven

Price: $9.50

Publisher: San Francisco, Chronicle Books: 998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 09683

ISBN: 0-8118-1584-6

Condition: Fine


A visual tour of the world of wayward teens as portrayed in books and comics, movies and TV, advertising and music, from the 1940's, 1950's and 1960's. 132pp, profusely illustrated View more info

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On the Town in New York: The Landmark History of Eating, Drinking, and Entertainments from the American Revolution to the Food Revolution

By: BATTERBERRY, Michael; BATTERBERRY, Ariane

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Routledge: 1999

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 040251

ISBN: 0415920205

Condition: As New


the landmark history of eating, drinking, and entertainments from the American Revolution to the food revolution in New York State. Revised and updated edition published, originally published in 1973 by Scribner's. 379 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 25 cm. Bright, fresh, unmarked copy. Similar, unclipped dustjacket. 'As new' - appears unused. Weight, 1.08kg. View more info

What Clothes Reveal: The Language of Clothing in Colonial and Federal America : The Colonial Williamsburg Collection (Williamsburg Decorative Arts Series)

By: BAUMGARTEN, Linda

Price: $60.00

Publisher: USA, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 041198

ISBN: 0879352167

Condition: As New


Paintings of upper-class men and women tell an important part of the history of costumes, but surviving garments themselves reveal even more. This book features 18th- and early-19th-century garments from the premiere collection of the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation. It is illustrated with more than 300 colour photographs. Well organized and illustrated - a great reference book for anyone interested not only in the clothing, but in the lives of men and women in 17th through 19th century America. xiiI, 265pp, profusely photo illustrated in color; 31 cm. An about 'as new' copy - bright, fresh ... View more info

Acres and Heirlooms: The Survival of Britain's Historic Estates

By: BEARD, Madeleine

Price: $9.00

Publisher: New York, Routledge: 1989

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 32975

ISBN: 0415032644

Condition: Fine


Story of the survival, or not, of the old British Estates after the First World War. 210pp, photo illustrated. Bright, fresh, unmarked copy. Tight, square binding, no wear to cloth. Unclipped dustjacket is nearly similar. Weight, 410g. View more info

The Light Accepted: 125 Years of Wellington College

By: BEASLEY, A. W.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Wellington, Wellington College: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 17188

ISBN: 1-86934-032-9

Condition: Fine


History of Wellington College, a prestigious School in Wellington, New Zealand, from 1867-1992. High quality production. 286pp, photo illustrated. Mint copy, 'as new'. Weight, 1.17kg View more info

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The Home Front, 1914-1918: How Britain Survived the Great War (Britain at War)

By: BECKETT, Ian F.W.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: UK, The National Archives: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 32326

ISBN: 1903365813

Condition: As New


The First World War was the first conflict to mobilize all Britain, and this new Home Front affected the lives of every man, woman and child. While George V was issued with a ration card, thousands of ordinary women took up jobs traditionally done by men. And aerial bombardment made the effects of war astonishingly real. Discover here the varied and often surprising ways in which the people of Britain lived through it all. 224 p. : ill. ; 26 cm. Bright, fresh copy, unmarked. Nearly similar, unclipped dustjacket show a couple of tiny edge tears. Weight, 847g. View more info

The Philosophy of Society

By: BEEHLER, Rodger and DRENGSON, Alan R. - Editors

Price: $9.95

Publisher: London, Methuen: 1978

Edition: 1st Trade Paperback

Seller ID: 10804

ISBN: 0-416-83490-6

Condition: Good VG


Introduction to contemporary social and political philosophy drawn from the work of writers such as Karl Popper, Noam Chomsky,Stuart Hampshire, Charles Taylor and Steven Lukes. 437pp. Bright copy with sound binding, uncreased, and without marks. View more info

Social Struggles in the Middle Ages

By: BEER, M.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, International Publishers: 1929

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 26685

Condition: Very Good


History of social thought in the Middle Ages [4th to 14th centuries], with a consideration of the heretical-social movement from the 11th century. 215pp. Bright, clean interior. Small chip lost at foot of preface page from a rough opening. Otherwise undamaged. Ink signature to ffep otherwise unmarked. Tight, square binding, firm hinges. Slight wear to cloth attips and minor surface rubs. Gilt titles bright. Weight, 340g. View more info

The Mauve Decade

By: BEER, Thomas

Price: $7.50

Publisher: USA, Editions for the Armed Services: 1945

Edition: Armed Services Edition

Seller ID: 1232

Condition: Good to Very Good


'American Life at the End of the Nineteenth Century'. Armed Services editions (Series), S-13. 256 pages ; 10 x 14 cm. Text in double columns. Interior is clean and unmarked, slight, even browning. Binding is tight and square. Spine shows no creasing but a little wear to the edges. Small split to head of spine. Clean wrappers show light handling creases. Weight, 77g. Lettermail may apply. View more info

Judas at the Jockey Club and Other Episodes of Porfirian Mexico

By: BEEZLEY, William H.

Price: $9.95

Publisher: U.S.A., University of Nebraska Press: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 037199

ISBN: 0803211953

Condition: As New


During the dictatorship of Porfirio Di;az, from 1876 to 1911, Mexico underwent modernization, producing a fierce struggle between the traditional and the new and exacerbating class antagonisms. William H. Beezley's absorbing social history of the Porfirian era, Judas at the Jockey Club, examines a broad range of topics from sports to technology as well as the traditional Easter-time Judas burnings that became a primary focus of the strife during these years. x, 181 p., [6] p. of plates : ill. ; 23 cm. Book is bright, clean and unmarked - still fresh & about 'as new'. Unclipped dustjacket is n... View more info

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The glass of fashion; some social Reflections

By: BEGBIE, Harold [Gentleman with a Duster]

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, G. P. Putnam's: 1921

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 042198

Condition: Very Good


English upper class morality in the early 20th century - Principles of the commonwealth.--Colonel Repington's diaries.--Some glimpses of the normal.--Mrs. Asquith's autobiography.--A study in contrast.--Ill effects.--The other side.--Manners.--Examples in love.--Womanhood.--Confusion. OCLC Number: 615466. xxi p., 1 l., 176 p. front., ports. 24 cm. Bright, clean copy with a sound binding. Minor wear only to the cloth. Weight, 662g. View more info

War on the White Slave Trade

By: BELL, Ernest A.

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Toronto, Coles Publishing: 1980

Edition: Facsimile Reprint

Seller ID: 050480

Condition: About Fine


Facsimile Reprint. Originally published as 'Fighting the traffic in young girls, or, War on the white slave trade', c1909. 476 pages, [32] pages of plates : illustrations ; 21 cm. Clean and unmarked. Tight, square binding, no spine creases. Glossy illustrated wrappers. Weight, 482g. View more info