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The Unplayable Lie: The Untold Story of Women and Discrimination in American Golf

By: CHAMBERS, Marcia

Price: $8.75

Publisher: New York, Golf Digest/Pocket Books: 1995

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 11192

ISBN: 0-671-50151-8

Condition: Fine


Story of Golf, Golf Clubs and the discrimination suffered by women players. 228pp. Bright clean copy with a sound binding and a like dustjacket. Previous owner's name on ffep. View more info

The Volta Resettlement Experience

By: CHAMBERS, Robert - Editor

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Praeger Publishers: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 14621

Condition: Near Fine


Collection of essays on the vast problems surounding the construction of a giant dam on the Volta River in Ghana. xvi, 286pp, photo illustrated. Bright copy with a sound binding. No wear to cloth. A little edge wear to dustjacket. Good copy. 540g. View more info

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Bound Feet and Western Dress

By: CHANG, Pang-Mei Natasha

Price: $13.50

Publisher: New York, Doubleday: 1996

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 047246

ISBN: 0385479638

Condition: As New


The author tells the story of her great aunt, whose life combined traditional Chinese and Western cultures - mixed with her own story as a Chinese-American searching for her identity. xx, 215 p. : ill. ; 21 cm. An 'as new' copy - bright, clean and unmarked in a simiklar, unclipped dustjacket.Unpacked weight, 502g. 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's GST is included. Images always available. Shipped well packed. View more info

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Liquor, Lust, and the Law : the Story of Vancouver's legendary Penthouse Nightclub

By: CHAPMAN, Aaron

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Vancouver, Arsenal Pulp Press: 2012

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 047010

ISBN: 1551524880

Condition: About 'As New'


Story of Vancouver's Fillipone family and their celebrated/notorious Night Club, the Penthouse. 159 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 28 cm. Edited by Susan Safyan. A bright, clean, unmarked copy, still quite fresh. 'As new'. Weight, 544g. 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 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. View more info

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The Little White Schoolhouse: Two Volume Set

By: CHARYK, John C.

Price: $19.50

Publisher: Saskatoon, Western Producer Prairie Books:

Edition: First Editions

Inscription: Both Vols with Dedicated Author's Inscription

Seller ID: 043077

ISBN: 091930608X

Condition: Fine/Good


Two volume set. Volume 1 is a First Edition, Third Printing [1973]. Book is about Fine, DJ is G+ with chips and edge wear. Volume 2 is a First Edition, First Printing [1970]. Book has light damp [?] damage with rippling to pages at top fore-edge [annoying but not major, still useful]. Dustjacket is only Good with tears, edge wear etc. Both volumes have lengthgy inscriptions in the hand of the author, to a good friend, on the title pages. Weight, 1.2kg. View more info

Rural Settlement and Land Use: An Essay in Location

By: CHISHOLM, Michael

Price: $8.00

Publisher: London, Hutchinson University Library: 1965

Edition: Third Impression

Seller ID: 29380

Condition: Near Fine


207pp, tables. Bright, clean, unmarkd interior. tight, square binding, no wear to cloth. unclipped dustjacket is bright and clean with very minor edge wear. Weight, 300g. View more info

The Visitors: Culture Shock in Nineteenth-Century Britain

By: CHRISTIANSEN, Rupert

Price: $9.50

Publisher: London, Chatto & Windus: 2000

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 045128

ISBN: 1856197859

Condition: As New


'An account of some of the remarkable foreigners who came to 19th-century Britain bringing with them new ideas, values and skills. These people succeeded in cracking open the country's insularity, thereby making the Victorian Age far more liberal and dynamic than we commonly believe it to have been'. 271 p. : ill., ports. ; 24 cm. Bright, clean, unmarked copy - still fresh - in a similar, unclipped dustjacket. Weight, 542g. View more info

The American Girl

By: CHRISTY, Howard Chandler

Price: $7.95

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., Da Capo Press: 1976

Edition: First Trade Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 34235

ISBN: 030680042X

Condition: As New


A nostalgic portrait of the American woman of 1906. 157pp, illustrated. Bright and fresh and unmarked - 'as new'. Weight, 336g. View more info

The Romantic Rebellion: Romantic Versus Classic Art

By: CLARK, Kenneth

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Don Mills, Longman Canada: 1973

Edition: First Canadian Edition

Seller ID: 17180

Condition: Fine


Rivalry between the Romantic and the Classic in Art in the second half of the 18th century. Not a Book Club edition. 566pp, profusely illustrated in color and in b&w. Bright, clean copy. No wear to red cloth. Near mint dustjacket. We use both the Canadian Post Office and the United States Postal Service and offer very competitive postal charges. This item weighs 1.03Kg. View more info

Pleasant Hill and its Shakers

By: CLARK, Thomas D.; HAM, F. Gerald

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Kentucky, USA, Pleasant Hill Press: 2000

Edition: Fifth Printing

Seller ID: 046083

Condition: As New


Story of the Shaker Community at Pleasant Hill, Kentucky, since 1805. viii, 87 p. : map, plates, fasc. ; 23 cm. OCLC Number: 823659. Bright, fresh, unmarked copy, 'as new'. Weight, 184g. View more info

Contemporary Perspectives on Masculinity: Men, Women, and Politics in Modern Society

By: CLATTERBAUGH, Kenneth

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Boulder, Colorado, U.S.A., Westview Press: 1990

Edition: First Trade Paper Printing

Seller ID: 29253

ISBN: 0813309921

Condition: VG+


Contemporary views on masculinity. 182pp. Bright, clean interior. Tight, square binding, no creasing to spine. Slight soiling to wrappers. Weight, 310g. View more info

Co-Operation

By: CLAYTON, Joseph

Price: $9.00

Publisher: London, T. C. & E. C. Jack:

Edition: Not Stated

Seller ID: 25667

Condition: VG+


Brief account of the Co-Operative movement. A volume in 'The People's Books' series. Undated, circa 1914. 93pp. Bright, clean copy both inside and outside. Unmarked. Tight, square binding. Virtually no wear to the bright, green cloth. Weight, 100g. View more info

Women Who Kept the Lights: An Illustrated History of Female Lighthouse Keepers

By: CLIFFORD, Mary Louise; CLIFFORD. J. Candace

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Alexandria, VA, U.S.A., Cypress Communications: 2000

Edition: Second Edition, Third Printing

Seller ID: 33633

ISBN: 0963641247

Condition: As New


History of Female Lighthouse Keepers, profusely illustrated with photographs etc. 241pp, photo illustrated. Bright, fresh and unmarked, an 'as new' copy. Weight, 630g. View more info

New Estimates of Fertility and Population in the United States

By: COALE, Ansley J. And ZELNIK, Melvin

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Princeton, NJ, Princeton Univ Press: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 22231

Condition: Fine


A Study of Annual White Births from 1855 to 1960 and of Completeness of Enumeration in the Censuses from 1880 to 1960.186pp, charts, graphs etc. Very bright, clean copy, about 'as new'. Dustjacket is nearly similar except for a little fading to spine and two price clips to front flap. Weight, 550g. 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 desti... View more info

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The Irish in America

By: COFFEY, Michael - editor

Price: $17.50

Publisher: New York, Hyperion: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 036518

ISBN: 0786863447

Condition: As New


A Celebration of the Irish in America with contributions from Irish-American writers, historians & personalities. 1st ed, 4to, 272pp, profusely photo illustrated. Hardcover in half black cloth with dustjacket. Beautiful fresh copy, as new, Fine/Fine. Heavy book weighing 1.522kg. View more info

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The Irish in America

By: COFFEY, Michael - editor

Price: $17.00

Publisher: New York, Hyperion: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 036871

ISBN: 0786863447

Condition: As New


A Celebration of the Irish in America with contributions from Irish-American writers, historians & personalities. 1st ed, 4to, 272pp, profusely photo illustrated. Hardcover in half black cloth with dustjacket. Beautiful fresh copy, as new, Fine/Fine. Very heavy, oversized book, 3lb 5oz. View more info

A Short History of the British Working Class Movement 1789-1937: Volume III

By: COLE, G. D. H.

Price: $8.40

Publisher: London, George Allen & Unwin: 1937

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 25473

Condition: Good VG, or Better


Single volume, the third, of a history of the British working classes. Volume 3 cover the period 1900-1937. 237pp, tables. Bright, clean copy. Tiny ownership stamps to endpapers. Tight, square binding. Only very minor wear to cloth at extremities. Weight, 475g. View more info

The Common People 1746-1946

By: COLE, G. D. H. and POSTGATE, Raymond

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Methuen & Co.: 1956

Edition: Later Edition, Corrected

Seller ID: 26947

Condition: Very Good


Social history of England's 'Common People' over two centuries, from 1746 to 1946. 742pp, maps and charts. Ink notes to ffep otherwise unmarked. Clean interior. Tight, square binding. Only minor wear to red cloth at tips. Weight, 610g. View more info

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Double Take

By: COLE, Kathryn

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Toronto, Stoddart: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 22031

ISBN: 0773729054

Condition: Fine


Story of a Canadian woman's effort to adopt a child as a single parent - overseas in the Phillipines. 242pp. Bright, clean, unmarked copy with a sound binding. About 'as new'. Weight, 540g. 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 destination and weight. Online estimates by the Listing Site may not be correct and either additional, or... View more info

The Rainbow People: The World of the Pleasure-seeking Super Rich

By: COLLIER, Richard

Price: $9.95

Publisher: London, Weidenfeld & Nicolson: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 06691

ISBN: 0297784668

Condition: About Fine


The world of the super-rich of the past [20th Century] and thier pleasure-seeking lives. 226pp, photo illustrated. Clean, tight copy. Minor edge wear to dustjacket. View more info