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The Good Life: Between the two World Wars with a Candid Camera

By: BUCKLEY, V. C.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Morrow, New York, 1979:

Seller ID: 1612


Fully annotated collection of personal photographs. English Upper Class Life between the Wars. 4to, 128pp, 197 b&w illus. Hardcover in black cloth with dustjacket. Some edge wear at head of DJ. VG/aboutVG View more info

The Streets of London Through the Centuries

By: BURKE, Thomas

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, B. T. Batsford: 1943

Edition: Third Edition of 1940

Seller ID: 051703

Condition: Near Fine


'An entertaining and skilfully-handled sketch of London life through the centuries, vary gvaried and many-sided' - richly illustrated. viii, [2pp], 152pp, illustrated from Prints, Paintings, Drawings and Photographs. Book is clean and unmarked, pages quite white not tanned. Tight, square binding, sound hinges. Cloth shows virtually no wear. Colorful, fully illustrated, price-clipped dustjacket, is clean and unmarked showing some little wear to the extremities of the spine. Weight, 340g. View more info

The Rise and Fall of a Regency Dandy: The Life and Times of Scrope Berdmore Davies

By: BURNETT, T. A. J.

Price: $9.50

Publisher: Oxford, Oxford University Press: 1983

Edition: First Trade Paperback

Seller ID: 15452

ISBN: 0192851241

Condition: About 'As New'


Biography of a Regency Dandy, wit, gambler, womaniser and member of the circle surrounding the young Lord Byron. 256pp, illustrated. Bright, clean, unmarked copy with a sound binding and no spine creasing. About 'as new'. Weight, 200g. View more info

Professional Criminals of America: New and Revised Edition

By: BYRNES, Thomas

Price: $350.00

Publisher: New York, G. W. Dillingham: 1895

Edition: New & Revised Edition

Seller ID: 042416

Condition: VG+


New & Revised edition of 1886. Photo frontis of the author with facsimile signature. Case accounts of Victorial criminals. 402pp, 1 photo plate, 43 photo plates each with 9 'mug-shots' of criminals #205-609]. Recently and attractively rebound with a green leather spine, gilt titles on leather label, marbled boards, new endpapers. A little staining to the lower, inside part of the frontis page and to last page in book. Otherwise a bright, clean, unmarked copy. Weight well in excess of 2kg in weight.. View more info

The Cornkister Days: a portrait of a land and its Rituals

By: CAMERON, David Kerr

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, Birlinn Publishers: 1995

Edition: New Edition

Seller ID: 051421

ISBN: 1874744181

Condition: As New


A portrait of rural and farming life in Scotland's North-east Lowlands through the late 18th and early 19th centuries. Originally published: London : Victor Gollancz, 1984. 263 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations, portrait ; 22 cm. An 'as new' copy - bright and clean, quite unmarked. Tight, square binding, no spine creases. 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 300g. Canadian domestic postal rates rise with weight, size and distance; USA rates by weight a... View more info

Weep-- for the Cowboy

By: CAMERON, Stewart

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Calgary, Cameron Cartoons:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 045617

Condition: Fine


One of four books of Cowboy cartoon humor, published posthumously, Stewart Cameron [1912-1970]. This title undated, circa 1971. [12] leaves : chiefly ill. ; 24 x 32 cm. OCLC Number: 35874446. A bright, clean copy - still quite fresh and unmarked. Scan available. Weight, 150g. Lettermail where applicable. View more info

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Culture in Another South Africa

By: CAMPSCHREUR, Willem (editor] DIVENDAL, Joost (editor)

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Northampton, MA, U.S.A., Interlink Publishing Group, Incorporated: 1989

Edition: First Trade Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 20568

ISBN: 0940793369

Condition: Near Fine


Culture in South Africa at the moment of liberation from apartheid. 288pp, photo illustrated. Bright, clean, unmarked copy, nearly 'as new'. No creasing to spine. Micro wear to some edges. 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 600g 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 m... View more info

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The Encyclopedia of the Middle Ages

By: CANTOR, Norman F. - Editor

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., Viking Press: 1999

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 045882

ISBN: 0670100110

Condition: As New


Fully illustrated, A to Z reference book of the Medieval World, edited by a distinguished medieval scholar. Covers all aspects of the Middle Ages, from Europe to the Far East, exploring the lives of the great people of the age, including Dante and Chaucer. 464 p. : ill. (some col.), col. maps ; 26 cm. Bright, clean and unmarked, still 'fresh' and 'as new'! Heavy to ship weighing 1.517g. View more info

The Myth of Women's Masochism

By: CAPLAN, Paula J.

Price: $9.50

Publisher: New York, E. P. Dutton: 1985

Edition: Third Printing

Seller ID: 09666

ISBN: 0-525-24361-5

Condition: Fine


Book seeks to liberate women from the myth of 'masochism'. 280pp. Bright, fresh copy. View more info

Send Me a Little Bit of Blighty

By: CARLISLE, Tim

Price: $8.00

Publisher: London, Campbell, Connelly & Co.: 1944

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 20257

Condition: Very Good


British, wartime economy edition of a song with wartime sentiments. Photo insert of Tessie O'She to front cover. 4pp. Bright and clean. No marks of any kind to front cover. No separation to spine. Faint, vertical crease where once folded. Ships at cost via inexpensive Canada Post Lettermail. View more info

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Bookshops: A Reader's History (Biblioasis International Translation Series)

By: CARRION, Jorge

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Canada, Biblioasis: 2017

Edition: First Edition in English

Seller ID: 15102

ISBN: 1771961740

Condition: As New


Love letter, travel-memoir, manifesto--Bookshops is a diverting cultural history of bookstores as spaces of creative energy and social change. 'Biblioasis international translation series, no. 21'. Translated from the Spanish by Peter Bush. 296 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm. An 'as new' copy-b right, fresh, unmarked, in a similar, unclipped dustjacket. Unpacked weight, 469g. We ship Worldwide, at cost, 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... View more info

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Power Lines: Two Years on South Africa's Borders

By: CARTER, Jason

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Washington, National Geographic Magazine: 2002

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 16788

ISBN: 0-7922-8012-1

Condition: As New


The author recounts time spent in South Africa as a member of the Peace Corps. Introduction by President Jimmy Carter. 278pp, color photo illustrated. Mint copy, quite 'as new'. Weight, 610g. View more info

Off the Record: The Personal Reminiscences of Canada's First Woman Reporter

By: CASH, Gwen

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Langley, B.C., Stagecoach: 1977

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 036266

ISBN: 0889830169

Condition: About Fine


Memoirs of Canada's first woman reporter - 65 years in the trade! 8vo, 170pp, photo illustrated. Hardcover in dark green cloth with dustjacket. Bookplate to ffep, otherwise unmarked. Weight, 400g. View more info

The Book of the Courtier

By: CASTIGLIONE, Baldesar

Price: $4.50

Publisher: USA, Anchor Books A 186: 1959

Edition: First Anchor Edition

Seller ID: 051521

Condition: VG+


Translated by Charles S. Singleton. Vivid picture of Italian Court life in the Renaissance and extensive social history of the time. 387pp, photo illustrated. Bright, clean interior. Previous owner's name and stamp to front endpaper, otherwise unmarked. Tight, square binding; Light creases to spine. Weight, 266g. but, too thick to qualify for Lettermail rates. View more info

Blind Man's Vision: The Story of St. Dunstan's in Words and Pictures

By: CASTLETON, David

Price: $23.00

Publisher: London, St. Dunstan's: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 23770

ISBN: 0902040022

Condition: Fine


Story of the men and women of St. Dunstan's, school for the blind. 158pp, profusely photo illustrated. Very bright, clean copy. Unmarked. Similar, unclipped dustjacket. About 'as new'. Weight, 800g. View more info

American Gentleman: Social Prestige and the Modern Literary Mind

By: CASTRONOVO, David

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, U.S.A., Continuum Intl Pub Group: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 041906

ISBN: 0826405320

Condition: As New


The 'Gentleman' in American literature. 223 p. : ill. ; 24 cm. Bright, fresh, unmarked copy in a similar, unclipped dustjacket, appearing 'as new'. 452g. View more info

Cathy's Clippings; Two Issues, #3 & #4

By: CATHY

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Seattle, WA, Cathy's Clippings: 1973

Edition: No 4055

Seller ID: 055068

Condition: Good Very Good


Two issues of a Newsletter with 'News and Views About the World of Unisex in Fashion and Society'. Issue No 3, Sunday, March 4, 1974 - and - Issue No 4,Monday, Decemeber 17, 1973. Each is 8pp with illustration. Clean and unmarked. Horizontal fold at center to fit a #10 envelope. Ships via inexpensive Canada Post Lettermail within North America, in card sleeve. Images available. Enquire for rates to Worldwide destinations. View more info

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Telling Tales: Essays in Western Women's History

By: CAVANAUGH, Catherine & WARNE, R. R. - Introduction

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, Univ of British Columbia Press: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 22668

ISBN: 0774807946

Condition: Fine


Collection of 11 Essays on Western Canadian Womens' history. 359pp, photo illustrated. Bright, clean copy. About 'as new' except for a stamp mark, 'Received', to title page. Weight, 670g. 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

Crystal Globe: The Haves and the Have-Nots of the New World Order

By: CETRON, Marvin & DAVIES, Owen

Price: $9.50

Publisher: New York, St. Martin's Press: 1991

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 06622

ISBN: 0-312-06325-3

Condition: As New


A visionary book that defines the coming political, social and economic order of the year 2000. 415pp, illustrated. Mint copy of first printing. View more info

Women, Art, and Society (World of Art)

By: CHADWICK, Whitney

Price: $8.95

Publisher: London, Thames & Hudson: 1991

Edition: Second Printing of 1990

Seller ID: 29270

ISBN: 0500202419

Condition: Near Fine


The place of Women in the history of Western Art from the Middle Ages to the present. 383pp, 243 illustrations, 50 in colour. Bright, clean, unmarked interior except for an inked-out name to the htp.. Tight, square binding, no spine creases. Only very minor signs of use. Unpacked weight, 812g. We ship Worldwide, at cost, 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 ... View more info