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A MEMOIR OF HOWARD MARSH

By: N/A

Price: $40.00

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1921

Seller ID: 21795

Condition: Very Good


IX, 86, illustrated, port.frontis from a photograph by Elliott and Fry, spine is faded else a clean, tight copy. Frederick Howard Marsh was surgeon to St. Bartholmew's Hospital , sometime Master of Downing College Size: 8vo View more info

WINSTON CHURCHILL IN PEACE AND WAR

By: A MacCallum Scott

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, George Newnes, Limited: 1916

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 456064

Condition: Good


red cloth, xiv, 162 pages, map, covers are soiled, spine is faded, in protective mylar jacket. Size: 8 Vo., 20 Cm Alexander MacCallum Scott (1874-1928) worked for a short time as private secretary to Winston Churchill and was his first biographer. View more info

DICKENS;

By: Ackroyd, Peter;

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Harper Collins,: 1990

Edition: First US Edition

Seller ID: B 1058

Condition: Fine


grey/ black cloth, dust jacket, pp., xvi, 1195 , numerous black and white illustrations, 11 pp bibliography, index. View more info

SAINT SAUL: A Skeleton Key to the Historical Jesus

By: Akenson, Donald Harman

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Montreal, PQ, Canada, McGill-Queen's University Press: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 123459

ISBN: 0 7735 2090 2

Condition: Very Good


black cloth, gilt spine, pp., x,346; index, ink sig on front free endpaper, Akenson shows that the answer to the most persistant question in Christianity - What do we really know about the historical Jesus? - is best found in the writings of a caustic itinerant preacher named Saul. View more info

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To all our children : the story of the postwar Dutch immigration to Canada

By: Albert VanderMey

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Jordan Station, Ont, Paideia Press: 2004

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 112557293

ISBN: 0888151004

Condition: Very Good


blue cloth, gilt spine, 511 pages : illustrations, portraits, a very good copy, CONTENTS: 1. The Land They Left Behind -- 2. The Vanguard -- 3. How It All Began -- 4. Deciding to Leave -- 5. The Parting is Hard -- 6. The Crossing -- 7. On Solid Ground -- 8. Another Journey -- 9. New Homes -- 10. Earning Bread -- 11. In the Beetfields and Elsewhere -- 12. Homesickness -- 13. Everything Was So Different -- 14. The Language Barrier -- 15. The First Car -- 16. One Family's Dream Come True -- 17. Immigrants of All Kinds -- 18. Keeping the Faith -- 19. Helping Hands -- 20. Forging a Visible Ident... View more info

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Alex Colville : diary of a war Artist

By: Alex Colville; Graham Metson; Cheryl Lean

Price: $40.00

Publisher: [Halifax, N.S.], Nimbus Pub: 1981

Edition: First Editon

Seller ID: 112557450

ISBN: 0920852114

Condition: Very Good


pict, cloth, dust jacket, 159 pages : illustrations (some color), compiled by Graham Metson and Cheryl Lean. Catalogue of works from the collection of the Canadian War Museum and from the collection of Alex Colville. some edge chips and minor tears to d.j.,closed tear in front panel of d.j. repaired with acid free tape, 3 lines in ink on front endpaper. View more info

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Leonardo da Vinci : the artist, inventor, scientist in three-dimensional, movable Pictures

By: Alice Provensen; Martin Provensen; John Strejan

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Viking: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 112557314

ISBN: 067042384X

Condition: Very Good


pict. covers, 12 unnumbered pages : color illustrations, Pages [1] and [12] mounted on inside of covers., Contains intricate pop-up, lift-the-flap, and movable toy illustrations., by A. & M. Provensen ; [paper engineering by John Strejan]., Highlights of Leonardo's career, including his attempts to build flying machines, to design a machine to lift a model of the Church of San Giovanni onto a flight of steps, and to paint the mural in the great hall of the Florentine grand council. a very good copy, all elements working View more info

WOP MAY, Bush Pilot

By: Allan, Iris;

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Toronto, Clarke, Irwin:

Edition: Second Printing,

Seller ID: 1405

Condition: Very Good


(1969) 170 pages illustrated with line drawings in text, one page biblio , illustrated cloth cover, long closed tear in d.j. at spine of front cover, mark on front free endpaper, in protective mylar d.j. a bright , sound copy The story of a Canadian aviation pioneer who counted among his many exploits, in peace and war, a part in the apprehension of the Mad Trapper of Red River. View more info

SOO THAH : a tale of the making of the Karen Nation

By: Alonzo Bunker; Henry Clay Mabie

Price: $45.00

Publisher: London & Edinburgh, Fleming & Revell,: 1902

Seller ID: 112555653

Condition: Very Good


red, pict. cloth, cover, dec. spine.,280 pages, [11] leaves of plates : illustrations, portraits, light wear at corners else a bright, clean copy, small ink sig on front free endpaper, Bunker was for thirty years a resident among the Karens ; with an introduction by Henry C. Mabie ...a fine example of an American Trade binding, View more info

LADY SACKVILLE; A Biography,

By: Alsop, Susan Mary;

Price: $12.00

Publisher: NY, Doubleday: 1978

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: B 1156

Condition: Very Good


pp., x, 273, illustrated, full page black & white plates from photos.,illustrated end-papers (genealogical chart) 5 pp bibliography,index, v.g. View more info

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PECOS : a history of the pioneer West, Signed Copy

By: Alton Hughes

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Seagraves, Texas, Pioneer Book Publishers: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed By Author

Seller ID: 11255710

ISBN: 0933512341

Condition: Very Good


pict. cloth, vi, 401 pages : illustrations, a clean, bright copy , signed by authro on front free endpaper. View more info

SEARCH ME; Autobiography The Black Country Canada and Spain;

By: Anderson, Patrick;

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Chatto and Windus;: 1957

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: B 1092

Condition: Very Good


purple cloth, gilt spine,237 pages, very slight tone to spine of d.j., ink initial in the upper inside corner of the front free end-paper, light wear across top edge of d.j. View more info

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CARAVAGGIO : a Life Sacred and Profane

By: Andrew Graham-Dixon

Price: $60.00

Publisher: London, Allen Lane: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 112557241

ISBN: 0713996749

Condition: Fine


red cloth, xxviii, 514 pages, 40 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (chiefly color), maps, CONTENTS: Milan, 1571-92 -- Rome, 1592-5 -- Rome, 1595-9 -- Rome, 1599-1606 -- The Alban Hills, Naples, Malta, Sicily, Naples, Porto Ercole, 1606-10 Short-listed for BBC Samuel Johnson Prize for Non-Fiction 2011, Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio lived the darkest and dangerous life of any of the great painters. In the course of this life, Caravaggio created the most dramatic paintings of his age, using ordinary men and women to model for his depictions of classic religious scenes. This book sho... View more info

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THE WADDELLS : Reeds Point-- and Beyond

By: Ann Waddell; Glenna Jack; Jim Archibald

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Kingston, NB, A. Waddel: 1999

Seller ID: 112557356

Condition: Very Good


pict. paper covers, xi, 186 p. : ill., maps, ports., includes index, very good condition, View more info

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UP THE HILL 1964

By: Anne Murray Yearbook

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Fredericton N.B., University of New Brunswick: 1964

Seller ID: 1123937

Condition: Very Good


simulated leather with pictorial covers in three colors, unpaginated (approx 300 pages), illustrated throughout, many pages in color, Has pictures of Anne Murray, the singer, in a group photo of the choral society and another of her in a team picture of the UNB Red Rovers, girls basketball team. Winner that year of the Junior Varsity, Maritime Interscolastic Athletic championship. Murray graduated from UNB in 1966 and soon after became a singing star. View more info

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The trial of the cannibal dog : the remarkable story of Captain Cook's encounters in the South Seas

By: Anne Salmond

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New Haven, CT, Yale University Press: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 112557297

ISBN: 0300100922

Condition: Fine


cloth, dust jacket, xxii, 506 pages., [8] p. plates. : illustrated, This is an account of Cook's South Sea voyages, in which he plunged south to discover Antarctica and then veered north to discover Hawaii. In Anne Salmond's narrative, Cook's ships, far from remaining little wooden islands of Englishness in a Polynesian sea, become tangled in the worlds they encounter. View more info

Train and bank robbers of the West A romantic but faithful story of bloodshed and plunder, perpertrated by Missouri's daring outlaws. A thrilling story of the adventures of Frank and Jesse James ..

By: Appler, Augustus C

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Chicago, Belford, Clarke & Co: 1882

Edition: 128th Thousandth

Seller ID: 112557042

Condition: Fair


blue, gilt pict. cover and spine, pp., 358, 287 pages, 18 full page b & w illustrations, + 2 frontispieces, patterned endpapers, Spine title: Bank and train robbers of the West. "The life, character and daring exploits of the Younger brothers ... Also, The war record of Quantrell ... by Augustus C. Appler Chicago, Belford, Clarke & Co., 1875" has separate title page and paging. covers show some soil and edge wear, front hinge is starting, some scattered soil to text. View more info

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MEMOIRS OF THE HON. A.E. ARSENAULT : former Premier and retired Justice, Supreme Court of Prince Edward Island. --

By: Arsenault, Aubin Edmond

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Charlottetown, P. E. I., Island Guardian Pub. Co: 1951

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1124505

Condition: Very Good


pict. paper wraps, 188 pages, previously published serially in the Charlottetown Guardian. View more info

LAWRENCE, The Uncrowned King of Arabia,

By: Asher, Michael;

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Woodstock, New York,, The Overlook Press: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1400

ISBN: 0879517123

Condition: Fine


cloth,gilt spine,pp., xix, 418, (1), illustrated, 16 full page b & w plates, 5 pp bibliography, index, in mylar protective wrap, Size: 8 Vo., View more info

GRAHAM GREENE;

By: Atkins, Gaham;

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Roy Publishers, Inc.,: 1957

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1115

Condition: Good


240 pages, in un-clipped d.j., ex library, spine of d.j. lightly faded, very light wear to d.j. at top of spine and corners, slight sign of label being removed from lower spine of book, d.j. endflaps have been pasted to the boards, library label on front free endpaper, small book store label at lower edge inside front cover, library pocket pasted to rear free endpaper. library blind stamp on t.p., prelims are lightly foxed, library ink stamp on top edge. All that being said, this is the best preserved ex library book I have encountered. View more info