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Lady of Culzean, Mayne Island by  John Borradaile - Paperback - Second Edition - 1970 - from Black Sheep Books (SKU: 016632)

Lady of Culzean, Mayne Island

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Lady of Culzean, Mayne Island

by Borradaile, John

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  • paperback
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Victoria, 1970 Book is self-published, signed by the author on title page, not dated (circa 1971) Book describes the author's time spent on Mayne Island, one of the Gulf Islands off of the West Coast of British Columbia. The story gives an interesting account of life on the island in the 1920's. Blue card covers with red titling, chart of Mayne Island on cover, staple binding, includes facsimile of letter from Lord Charles Kennedy, Marquis of Ailsa, Culzean Castle, Ayrshire, Scotland(1947) and letter from Prince Von Bismarck to Colonel L.G. Fawkes(1888), 30 pages. Spine and adjacent edges sunned and foxed, light shelf wear with some minor creases to front and back cover, previous owners' names in ink and ink stamp inside front cover, occasional foxing spots in text. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. Signed by Author. Second Edition. Card Cover. Good+. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

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Bookseller
Black Sheep Books CA (CA)
Bookseller Inventory #
016632
Title
Lady of Culzean, Mayne Island
Author
Borradaile, John
Format/binding
Paperback
Book condition
Used - Good+
Edition
Second Edition
Binding
Paperback
Place of Publication
Victoria
Date published
1970
Keywords
Mayne Island; B.C. Coast; History, Biography,
Bookseller catalogs
British Columbia & Cascadia; Salt Spring Island;
Size
8vo - over 7¾\" - 9¾\" tall

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Black Sheep Books

Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have.

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Black Sheep Books

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About Black Sheep Books

We are an independent, locally-owned shop dedicated to books and the people who love them. Here you will find two floors packed with volumes of enduring value, including familiar favourites, contemporary fiction, guides, books of local interest, and non-fiction titles covering everything from outer space to inner peace. We also have marine charts, art cards, unique prints, hand-crafted bags, and many other intriguing items. Located at Grace Point Square in the Village of Ganges, close to marinas and Salt Spring\'s renowned Saturday Market, we are open every day except Christmas and New Year\'s. If you want to pick-up a book you saw online, please call or e-mail ahead as many of our listings are kept in a separate storage facility.

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shelf wear
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title page
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sunned
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facsimile
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edges
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good+
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foxed
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