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Lord John Signatures

by Lord John Press

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Published
1991
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Near fine
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Northridge, CA: Lord John Press, 1991. Hardcover. Near fine. No. 266 of 400 copies. 75 p. 20 x 28 cm. Numerous b&w illustrations. Blue cloth hardcover. A little dust to covers and a few faint marks to endpapers. Includes essay on autograph collecting by Stephen King, signed by him. Following are signatures of over 30 other prominent… Read more
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Acceptance Speech, National Book Award, Fiction, 1978

by SETTLE, Mary Lee

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Published
1978
Condition
Fine
Edition
Edition of 126 copies of which this is no. 30.
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$75.00

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[Winston-Salem]: Palaemon, 1978. Edition of 126 copies of which this is no. 30. . Fine. Palaemon Broadside Number Nine. One 35 cm page printed in black and red. Signed in black by Settle. The author won the 1978 National Book Award for her novel Blood Tie.
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Book Catalogues: Their Varieties and Uses

by TAYLOR, Archer; BARLOW, Wm. P. (ed.)

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Published
1986
Condition
ex library-very good
Edition
Second Edition, revised, with new introduction, corrections and
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9780906795286
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$30.00

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St. Paul's Bibliographies, 1986. Second Edition, revised, with new introduction, corrections and additions. This edition limited to 500 copies. Hardcover. ex library-very good. First published by the Newberry Library in 1957. St. Paul's Bibliographies 16. xxxvii, 284 p. 23 cm. Frontispiece. Blue cloth. Ex library with mark from where spine label removed, label on front pastedown, blind… Read more
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What Happened to Burger's Daughter or How South African Censorship Works

by GORDIMER, Nadine, et al

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Published
1980
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Near fine
ISBN
9780620044820
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$30.00

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Emmarentia: Taurus, 1980. Softcover. Near fine. 74 p. 22 cm. Paperback.
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A Bibliography of the Prairie Provinces to 1953 with Biographical Index

by PEEL, Bruce Braden (ed.)

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Published
1973
Condition
Very Good
Edition
2nd Edition
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$35.00

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Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1973. 2nd Edition. Cloth Bound. Very Good. xxviii, 780 p. 25 cm. Orange cloth hardcover. The standard reference for works dealing with Western Canada.
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The American Newspaper

by IRWIN, Will; WEIGLE, Clifford F. & CLARK, David G. (eds.)

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Published
1969
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Ex library-good +
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$50.00

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Ames, Iowa: The Iowa State University Press, 1969. Softcover. Ex library-good +. Series first appeared in Colliers, Jan.-July 1911. Various paginations. 36 cm. Softcover. Ex library with label on front cover, ink stamps on text block edges, labels inside front cover. Tape-repaired spine, some soiling to covers. This was the first major series of articles on the… Read more
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A Checklist of the Publications of Thomas Bird Mosher of Portland Maine 1891-1923

by HATCH, Benton L. (ed.)

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Published
1966
Condition
Good +
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$160.00

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Printed at the Gehenna Press for the University of Massachusetts Press, 1966. Hardcover. Good +. 500 copies printed of which this is no. 301. 211 p. 28 cm book in 29 cm slipcase. Tipped-in frontispiece portrait of Mosher and tipped-in facsimiles of title pages. Cream cloth spine with grey paper covered boards in matching grey slipcase. Light soiling… Read more
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Woven and Interlocking Book Structures

by VAN VLIET, Claire; STEINER, Elizabeth

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Published
2002
Condition
Fine
ISBN
9780962064043
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$150.00

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Newark, Vermont: Janus Gefn Unlimited, 2002. Softcover. Fine. 141 p. 26 cm. B&w diagrams. Softcover.
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The Holy Bible Containing the Old and New Testament & The Apocrypha

by The Ballantyne Press

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Published
1911
Condition
Good+
Edition
First Edition Thus
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$250.00

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Edinburgh: The Ballantyne Press, 1911. First Edition Thus. Hardcover. Good+. 3 vols.: 1472; 1230; 1373 p. 24 cm. B&w frontispiece in all 3 volumes. 112 colour plates. Striking red full leather Cedric Chivers binding. Some rubbing to edges, a few thin marks to covers, spine a bit discoloured. Inscription on front endpaper of first and last volume. … Read more
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M' n N Canadiana: Books by Canadians or about Canada

by BULL, William Perkins

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Published
1931
Condition
Very good +
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Brampton, Ontario: Printed for private circulation, 1931. Hardcover. Very good +. xxi, unpaginated. 24.5 cm green cloth hardcover in original cardboard shipping box addressed to Professor Dr. R. Keys, Toronto. 2 b&w illustrations. A little discolouration to cloth. Most pages uncut. Title continues: "A National Wedding Present from Wm. Perkins Bull, K. C. To His Son Michael… Read more
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Educating the Proper Woman Reader: Victorian Family Literary Magazines and the Cultural Health of the Nation

by PHEGLEY, Jennifer

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Published
2004
Condition
Near fine
ISBN
9780814209677
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$50.00

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Columbus: The Ohio State University Press, 2004. Hardcover. Near fine. x, 233 p. 24 cm. B&w illustrations. Hardcover. Small owner's inscription on half title. Topics include: mid-19th century culture, family literary magazines, piracy, making British literature American, improper and proper reading for women, etc.
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Arab Culture and Ottoman Magnificence in Antwerp's Golden Age

by HAMILTON, Alastair

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Published
2001
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Near fine
ISBN
9780197144015
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$80.00

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The Arcadian Library; Oxford University Press, 2001. Hardcover. Near fine/Fine. 134 p. 33 cm. Mainly colour illustrations. Red cloth hardcover in pictorial dustjacket. Topics: Amsterdam as the commercial metropolis of the world; early travel accounts; the scholar traveller; Gabriel d'Aramon; Habsburg envoys; Guillaume Postel; Arab science in Europe; Antwerp Polyglot Bible; Benito Arias Montano; Andreas Masius; Franciscus… Read more
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Towards a Century and a Quarter

by United Church of Canada

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Published
nd. ca. 1953
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Near fine
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United Church of Canada, nd. ca. 1953. Near fine. [32 p.]. 17 cm. B&w illustrations. Staplebound card covers. The United Church Publishing House, 299 Queen Street West, published The United Church Observer, Sunday School lessons, church and school supplies, and housed the Ryerson Film Service.
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Advertisement

by CARROLL, Lewis

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Published
Christmas, 1893
Condition
Near fine
Edition
First Edition
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$100.00

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Christmas, 1893. First Edition. Near fine. One 18 cm printed sheet. Tiny spot at bottom edge. The author requsts that any buyer disatisfied with the Sixtieth Thousand of Through the Looking-Glass may return it to Messrs. Macmillan & Co to exchange for the next issue. The issue's pictures failed so that the book was "not worth buying."… Read more
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Upper Canadian Imprints, 1801-1841: A Bibliography

by FLEMING, Patricia Lockhart

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Published
1988
Condition
Ex library - very good
Edition
First Edition
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Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1988. First Edition. Hardcover. Ex library - very good. xviii, 555 p. 28 cm. Ex library with call label on lower spine, label and ink stamps on front endpapers, label on rear pastedown. The first comprehensive analytical bibliography of Upper Canadian books, pamphlets, government publications, serials, broadsides and ephemera. Special section… Read more
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Mainz: Auf kosten des verfassers, 1830. Softcover. Good. vi, 582 p. 21 cm. Frontispiece portrait of Johann Fust, fold-out genealogical chart at rear. Marbled paper card covers. Faded label on spine. Hinges cracking. Bookplate and ink signature inside front cover. Foxing. German text. Title continues: "pragmatisch aus den quellen bearbeitet, mitn mehr als dritthalb hundert noch ungedruckten… Read more
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A Stickful of Nonpareil

by SCURFIELD, George; ARDIZZONE, Edward (illus.)

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Published
1956
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Very good
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Cambridge: Privately Printed at the University Press, 1956. Hardcover. Very good. 500 copies printed and bound at the University Press, Cambridge. [6], 58 p. 24 cm. 16 b&w illustrations. Green cloth with gold impressing. A little foxing to endpapers, first and last pages, text block edge. Preface by Brook Crutchley.
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New York: Greenwood Press, 1969. Reprint. Cloth. Fine. University of Washington Publications in Language and Literature. Volume 12, May 1949. xiii, 732 p. 26 cm. Grey cloth hardcover. Tiny black mark on rear board. Otherwise, fine. Tours by natives and foreigners, castles, universities, spas, fen drainage, canals, antiquities, ecclesiastical history, aids to travellers, much more. Bibliographies and… Read more
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The Bookman Christmas Number 1917

by Various

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Published
1917
Condition
Ex library - very good +
Edition
No. 315. Vol. LIII. December 1917
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$100.00

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London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1917. No. 315. Vol. LIII. December 1917. Hardcover. Ex library - very good +. Pages 73-114, 156. 33 cm. Colour tipped-in frontispiece from a painting by Gwynedd M. Hudson. Colour portrait of Field-Marshall Sir Douglas Haig by Francis Dodd. 6 tipped-in b&w portrait photos. Colour tipped-in squirrel illustration by Richard Lydekker. Other b&w illustrations.… Read more
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Transactions of the Grolier Club of the City of New York. Part II

by The Grolier Club

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Published
1894
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Good
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$35.00

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New York: The Grolier Club, 1894. Softcover. Good/Good. "From July eighteen Hundred and Eighty-Five to February Eighteen Hundred and Ninety-Four." 156 p. 25 cm. b&w illustrations. Cream paper covers with gold print wrapped in cream paper dustjacket. Some soiling to covers with cracked rear hinge, chip in upper spine and tear in lower. Some soiling and rough… Read more
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