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This History of the North-West Rebellion of 1885 (Salesman's dummy)

by MULVANEY, Charles Pelham

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Published
1885
Condition
Good
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$100.00

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Toronto: A. H. Hovey & Co, 1885. Good. 17-80 p. + order sheets. 19 cm. B&w illustrations. Green cloth with black impressing and gold print. Corners worn, small tears to spine ends. Sample backslip attached to front pastedown. Another example stampled on rear cover. 16 rulled pages at rear for subscription orders, all empty. Foxing.
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The World's Great Adventure (Salesman's dummy)

by MILLER, Francis Trevelyan

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Attic Books
Published
1930
Condition
Very good
Edition
Salesman's dummy
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$35.00

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Toronto: The John C. Winston Company, 1930. Salesman's dummy. Hardcover. Very good. Various paginations. 23 cm. Colour maps on endpapers. Colour frontispiece and numerous b&w illustrations. Blue cloth with colour illustration on front. Foxing on endpapers. Small stain and chip at spine head. Title continues: "One Thousand years of Polar Exploration including The Heroic Achivements of… Read more
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Bookseller & Stationer and Office Equipment Journal Canada, October 1913

by The Maclean Publishing Company

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Attic Books
Published
1913
Condition
Good
Edition
Vol. 29, No. 10, Annual Fall Number, October 1913
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$75.00

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Montreal: The Maclean Publishing Company, 1913. Vol. 29, No. 10, Annual Fall Number, October 1913. Softcover. Good. 104 p. 31 cm. B&w illustrations. Front cover illustration by C. W. Jefferys with brief write-up on p. 45. Softcover. Small chips and tears to edges and some dampstains to outside and inside. Rear cover is much stained. Pages fairly clean.… Read more
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Sunday Half Hours With Great Preachers (Salesman's dummy)

by HURLBUT, Rev. Jesse Lyman (ed.)

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Attic Books
Published
nd. Preface dated 1907
Condition
Very good
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$35.00

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Chicago: The John C. Winston Co, nd. Preface dated 1907. Hardcover. Very good. Various paginations. 24 cm. B&w portrait illustrations. Green cloth with white, black and gold impressing. Front flap indicates how spine of full book would appear. Title page in black and red. Light wear. Small scuffs on front free endpaper. Three names in pencil on rear… Read more
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The Story of the Philippines (Salesman's dummy)

by HALSTEAD, Murat

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Published
1898
Condition
Good
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$35.00

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Richmond, VA: B. F. Johnson , 1898. Hardcover. Good. Various paginations. 25 cm. B&w illustrations. Grey cloth with gold, red and blue impressing. Sample of spine cloth attached to rear pastedown, marking opposite page. Some spots to cloth, corners lightly bumped, spine ends softened. Ink inscription on front free endpaper. Rear hinge cracking internally. Order pages blank. … Read more
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The Book of History (Salesman's dummy)

by PETRIE, W. M. Flinders, et al

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Published
nd
Condition
Fair
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$35.00

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Toronto: The Grolier Society, nd. Leatherbound. Fair. Various paginations. 25 cm. Colour frontispiece and 15 other colour plates. Numerous b&w illustrations. Full leather with gilt trim, all edges gilt. Light wear to edges. Spine faded, white mark on front cover. Example of leather spine on front pastedown. Bookplate for Harry Sutherland, discoloured on front free endpaper. Pages… Read more
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George Eliot's Works, Complete in 20 Volumes (Salesman's dummy)

by ELIOT, George

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Published
nd
Condition
Fair
Edition
Beacon Edition
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$35.00

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Boston: Colonial Press, nd. Beacon Edition. Leatherbound. Fair. Various paginations. 20 cm. 16 b&w specimen illustrations. Full leather. Corners and edges worn, spine ends chipped. Offsetting and label residue to endpapers, along with one tear to front pastedown. Example of cloth spine on rear pastedown. Was sold only in sets by subscription and was intended to include Adam… Read more
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Hurlbut's Story of the Bible (Salesman's dummy)

by HURLBUT, Jesse Lyman

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Attic Books
Published
1932
Condition
Very good +
Edition
New and revised edition
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$35.00

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Toronto: John C. Winston Company, 1932. New and revised edition. Softcover. Very good +. Various paginations. 23 cm. Full-page colour plates and b&w illustrations in text. 5 colour maps at rear. Leather covers with gold print, all edges gilt. Some wear to leather edges. Interior very neat and clean.
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Billy" Sunday: The Man and His Message (Salesman's dummy)

by ELLIS, William T.

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Attic Books
Published
1914
Condition
Good
Edition
Authorized edition
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$35.00

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Toronto: The John C. Winston Co., 1914. Authorized edition. Hardcover. Good. Various pages. 22 cm. full page photo plates and b&w line drawings in text. Blue cloth hardcover with psted-on b&w photo. Slight spine lean, sorn corners and spine ends, faded cloth on spine, shelf wear to lower edges. Pink pages at beginning explain how to take orders… Read more
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Essays on Various Subjects

by GLASS, Gerald ("Mr. Academic")

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Published
1992
Condition
Very good
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$35.00

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Montreal: The author, 1992. Softcover. Very good. 54 p. 18 cm. Blue card covers. Faint discolouration. Signed by author on first page. Title continues: "A Short Story A Short Play Short Poems (With Translations) and Part Two of the History of the Academic and General Book Shop (1963) Montreal, Librairie Academique & Generale, With Autobiographical Notes."
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Advertisement for Cheap Edition of Insolvent Act of 1875

by Rordans & Nicholls

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Published
Sept. 4 1875
Condition
Very good
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$50.00

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Toronto: Rordans & Nicholls, Sept. 4 1875. Very good. One 23 cm piece of paper. Vertical crease and small chip in top. Company was at 88 King St. E., Toronto. "at the request of several Merchants and Traders interested in the provisions of the above Act we have been induced to publish a popular and cheap… Read more
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Paris: Auguste Blaizot & Fils, 1936. Card covers. Fair. 158 p. 28 cm. Samples of some pages from the collection. Detached paper covers with chips and small tears. Sale held June 15-17, 1936. Title continues: Importants Dossiers Autographes (Lettres, documents et manuscrits) de H. de Balzac, Th. de Banville, Maurice Barrès, Bèranger, Louise Bertin, Bossuet, Louis Boulanger,… Read more
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William Rice: Poet and Bookman. Biographical Sketch and Portraits

by PATTERSON, A. Dickson

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Published
[1904]
Condition
Fair
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$35.00

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Toronto: Toronto Globe, [1904]. Staplebound. Fair. 11p. 25 cm. 3 b&w portraits. Reprinted from Toronto Globe of 30th January, 1904. Tan card covers with black print. Chipped corners and spine. Rear cover is torn and detached. Bits of covers have adhered to endpapers. The aged "bookman" was a resident of Toronto, William Rice - a classical scholar, poet,… Read more
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Canadian Industry: Three and One-half Decades of Industrial Progress 1878-1914 (Salesman's dummy)

by WRIGHT, A. W. (ed.)

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Published
1914
Condition
Good
Item Price
$45.00

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Toronto: The Industrial Publishing Company, 1914. Hardcover. Good. Unpaginated. 31 cm. Over 50 b&w photos. Half leather with cloth boards. Spine head torn and tail chipped. Corners worn. Endpapers and last few pages stained and a little thumbing elsewhere.
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International Book Publishing: An Encyclopedia

by ALTBACK, Philip G.; HOSHINO, Edith S. (eds.)

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Attic Books
Published
1995
Condition
Very good +
Item Price
$175.00

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London: Fitzroy Dearborn, 1995. Hardcover. Very good +. xxvi, 736 p. 26 cm. Red hardcover. Some thumbing to rear free endpaper and text block edge. In general, extremely clean and almost like new. Covers various topics in publishing such as: book marketing; bookselling; children's publishing; college textbooks; copyright; designers and manufacturers; economics of publishing in developing countries;… Read more
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$175.00