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Recent Arrivals from Black Sheep Books

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Despite Everything: A Cometbus Omnibus

by Cometbus, Aaron

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Black Sheep Books
Published
2002
Condition
Very Good-
Edition
1st Edition 1st Printing
ISBN
9780867195613
Item Price
$55.00

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San Francisco, CA, US: Last Gasp of San Francisco, 2002. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Soft cover. Very Good-. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. A collection of the first twenty years of 'COMETBUS' including the "ultra-rare and embarrassing early issues, plus new intros, notes, and a scrapbook". Soft cover with black and white illustrations, illustrated throughout,… Read more
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$55.00
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Haute Couture Embroidery: The Art of Lesage

by White, Palmer

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Black Sheep Books
Published
1988
Condition
Very Good
ISBN
9780865650947
Item Price
$235.00

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New York, NY: The Vendome Press, 1988. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Folio - over 12 - 15" tall. The art of the Lesage family, Albert and Marie-Louise and their son Francois, transformed the traditional French craft into an 'incomparable international art'. Black boards with red titling to spine, full colour illustrations throughout, 171 pages. Minor shelf wear, two… Read more
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$235.00
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Canadian Mines Handbook 1983-84

by Brown, Maurice R., Editor

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Black Sheep Books
Published
1984
Condition
Good+ to Very Good-
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$15.00

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Toronto, Canada: Northern Miner Press Limited, 1984. Soft cover. Good+ to Very Good-. An annual publication compiled by the editorial staff of The Northern Miner, Canada's national mining newspaper. Handbook is presented as a ready reference to the active mining companies of Canada, and to organizations not now active. Yellow soft cover with black titling on spine and… Read more
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$15.00
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Paul Graham: A Shimmer of Possibility

by Graham, Paul

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Black Sheep Books
Published
2009
Condition
Very Good+
Edition
First Paperback Edition.
ISBN
9783865218629
Item Price
$375.00

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Gottingen, Germany: SteildMACK, 2009. First Paperback Edition. . Soft cover. Very Good+. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. Graham, Paul, Photographer. Book features the photography of Paul Graham. This is the first paperback edition; it was originally published as twelve hardback volumes in 2007, in an edition of one thousand copies. Colourfully illustrated soft cover with white… Read more
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$375.00
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Brugmansia and Datura - Angel's Trumpets and Thorn Apples

by Preissel, Ulrike and Hans-Georg

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Black Sheep Books
Published
2002
Condition
Very Good
ISBN
9781552095584
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$65.00

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Buffalo, N.Y. or Willowdale, Ontario: Firefly Books, 2002. Soft cover. Very Good/No Jacket as Issued. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. A comprehensive guide for North American gardeners, originally published in Germany as "Engelstrompeten - Brugmansia und Datura." Colourfully illustrated soft cover with red and black titling, French flaps, illustrated with colour photographs, black and white drawings,… Read more
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Mystery Islands: Discovering the Ancient Pacific

by Koppel, Tom

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Black Sheep Books
Published
2012
Condition
New
Edition
First Edition.
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$65.00

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Suva, Fiji Islands: USP Press (University of the South Pacific), 2012. First Edition. . Soft cover. New/No Jacket as Issued. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Palovcik, Annie & Tom Koppel. New book by Tom Koppel, PhD. in political science, veteran author and journalist, who now makes his home on Salt Spring Island, B.C. Signed by the… Read more
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Jazz Picture Chords and How to Use Them

by Traum, Artie

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Black Sheep Books
Published
1978
Condition
Very Good-
Item Price
$25.00

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New York: Amsco Music Publishing Co., 1978. Soft cover. Very Good-/-. The easy way to play jazz guitar. The most often-used chords, progressions and right-hand patterns in clear diagrams and photos with authentic jazz tunes for practice. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall
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Volume 53: Clifford Brown

by Aebersold, Jamey

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Black Sheep Books
Published
1992
Condition
Very Good-
Item Price
$28.00

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New Albany: Jamey Aebersold, 1992. Soft cover. Very Good-/-. Play-A-Long Book. Record not present. Content: Introduction/Discography, Concert Key Songs & Chord/Scale Progressions, Bb Instrument Songs & Chord/Scale Progressions, Eb Instrument Songs & Chord/Scale Progressions, Bass Clef Instrument Songs & Chord/Scale Progressions, Scale Syllabus. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall
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Alexandria

by Bantock, Nick

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Black Sheep Books
Published
2002
Condition
New
Edition
First Canadian Edition.
Item Price
$35.00

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Vancouver: Raincoast Books, 2002. First Canadian Edition. . Hardcover. New/New. Bantock, Nick. New book, old stock -- may have a little shelf wear. Alexandria will delight the millions of readers who fell in love with the epistolary romance of Griffin and Sabine. Awash with gorgeous artwork, the mystery of Griffin Moss and Sabine Strohem now entwines Matthew Sedon,… Read more
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Painting with Light

by Alton, John

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Black Sheep Books
Published
1949
Condition
Good+ to Very Good-
Item Price
$95.00

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New York: The MacMillan Campany, 1949. Hardcover. Good+ to Very Good-/Good. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. Lighting can completely change the character of a face, can create moods, can beautify or distort, can enrich or flatten a scene, indoors as well as outdoors. In this volume the author discusses both the technical and the artistic aspects… Read more
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$95.00
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5,500 Quilt Block Designs

by Malone, Maggie

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Black Sheep Books
Published
2004
Condition
Very Good
ISBN
9781402720475
Item Price
$95.00

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New York: Sterling Publishing Co. Inc., 2004. Soft cover. Very Good/-. The Quilter's bible with thousands of designs to choose from. With 5,500 quilt block patterns to copy, adapt, and combine in countless ways, you'll never run out of ideas for your projects. Softcover with multi-colour design, white titling to front and spine, full-colour patterns throughout, 448 pages.… Read more
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$95.00
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Witches of Eastwick

by Updike, John

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Black Sheep Books
Published
1984
Condition
Very Good
Item Price
$125.00

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Franklin Center Pennsylvnia: The Franklin Library, 1984. Leather. Very Good/No Jacket as Issued. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Deas, Michael. Stated in the book: "This limited first edition of 'The Witches of Eastwick' has been privately printed, and personally signed by John Updike, exclusively for members of The Signed First Edition Society". Dark green leather binding… Read more
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$125.00
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Sentimental Tommy, the Story of His Boyhood

by Barrie, J.M.

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Black Sheep Books
Published
1896
Edition
First Edition.
Item Price
$50.00

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London: Cassell and Company Limited, 1896. First Edition. . Hardcover. First issue of the first edition. Original purple cloth with gilt titling to spine, bevelled boards, gilt to top of textblock edge, decorated endpapers, 452 pages plus publisher's catalogue at the end dated 6G. 8-96. Sunning to spine, some rubbing especially to edges, endpapers split and webbing visible. Pictures… Read more
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$50.00
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Pictorial Grammar

by Crowquill, Alfred

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Black Sheep Books
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$40.00

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London: Harvey and Darton. Hardcover. A charming Victorian grammar book for children. Original red cloth with gilt decoration and titling to front and spine, blindstamped border and decoration to front and back, gilt to textblock edge, cream coloured endpapers, illustrated throughout, 75 pages plus publisher's advertisment "Publications, Chiefly for Young People". Sunning and foxing to boards, spine ends missing… Read more
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Coridon's Song and Other Verses from Various Sources

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Published
1894
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$50.00

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London: MacMillan and Co., 1894. Hardcover. Thomson, Hugh. With an introduction by Austin Dobson. Original dark green cloth with with gilt decoration and titling to front and spine, gilt to textblock edge, dark green endpapers, frontispiece, illustrated throughout, 163 pages. Some age darkening and light wear, 'Presentation Copy' blindstamped to title page, some foxing, split between between front endpapers… Read more
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London: T.C. Newby, 1847. Hardcover. Cruikshank, George. Written by the author of "The Chronicles of the Bastile." Original blue cloth with blindstamped decoration to front and back, gilt titling with decoration to front and spine, gilted textblock edge, light yellow endpapers, illustrations by George Cruikshank: frontispiece, three plates and one in text, 190 pages. Inlaid is a handwritten letter… Read more
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$275.00
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Gilbert, An Amatory Rural Poem, in Eight Cantos.

by Templeman, James

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Published
1809
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$75.00

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London, UK: Sherwood, Neely, and Jones, 1809. Leather. Gilbert" is followed by "The Story of Ancient Pluto. The Gods' Revenge; or, The Trial of Cupid. To Which is Added, The Winter Hermit, a Tale." Printed by C. Whittingham for Sherwood, Neely, and Jones of London in 1809. Brown leatherbound volume with elaborate gilt decoration, raised bands and gilt titling… Read more
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$75.00
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Nuzliches Allerey Fur Haus- Und Feldokonomie

by Rehm, J.C.W.

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Published
1806
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$225.00

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Ulm: Stettinische Buchhandlung, 1806. Hardcover. Written in German. A fascinating book published in 1806 of 255 recipes for home and farm from beekeeping to taking care of orchard trees, from how to get rid of tapeworms to eliminating rodents, from how to polish your silver to making yeast or ink and so much more. Brown boards, red textblock edge,… Read more
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$225.00
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City of Dreadful Night and Other Places

by Kipling, Rudyard

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Black Sheep Books
Published
1891
Edition
First Indian Edition.
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$25.00

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Allahabad: A.H. Wheeler & Co., 1891. First Indian Edition. . Soft cover. No. XIV of the "Indian Railway Library". Grey pictorial wrappers, errata slip bound in, 96 pages. Wrappers chipped and missing several small pieces, back cover present but detached, some age darkening especially to front cover. Pictures available upon request. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall… Read more
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New Readings of Old Authors, Two Volumes

by Shakespeare

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Black Sheep Books
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$650.00

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London: Charles Tilt. Half-Leather. Seymour. Two volumes of humorous engravings suggested by select passages from Shakespeare. No date, probably 1840s/1850s. Volume I: Romeo & Juliet - lacks title page, Hamlet, Macbeth, Richard the Third, The Merchant of Venice, Othello, Julius Caesar, The Tempest, King John. Volume II: King Lear, Coriolanus, King Henry IV - Part One, King Henry V,… Read more
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$650.00