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Ireland for Beginners

By Evans, Phil and Eileen Pollock

London: Writers and Readers Publishing Cooperative Society, 1984. Paper bound, illustrated throughout, Pp189. Includes index. Tight and clean - a very good or better copy. 255 grams - ships lettermail in Canada at reduced postage when you contact us directly! We welcome all reasonable offers on our books. All books in stock and available for immediate shipment from Winnipeg, Manitoba.

$4.00

Lanny Budd Series or World's End Series - 11 vols. complete and signed (World's End, Between Two Worlds, Dragon's Teeth, Wide is the Gate, Presidential Agent, Dragon Harvest, A World to Win, Presidential Mission, One Clear Call, O Shepherd, Speak!, The Return of Lanny Budd)

By Sinclair, Upton

NY: Viking Press, 1940-53. The only complete signed set that has appeared on the internet in the last 25 years, or maybe ever! ""When people ask me what has happened in my long lifetime I do not refer them to the newspaper files and to the authorities, but to [Sinclair's] novels"" - George Bernard Shaw. All hard bound in either first or later printings, some with dust jackets and some without. Complete signed set of 11 volumes of Upton Sinclair's Lanny Budd Series. All cloth bound copies. Bindings are solid and pages tight on all eleven volumes. Photos available upon request. 1. World's End (1940). Inscribed ""To Basil Gordon, with best wishes"" by Upton Sinclair. Basil Gordon was a major mathematician who taught at UCLA. This is the 10th printing of June 1947. Bottom corner light-moderately bumped else a tight and clean, very good or better copy in red cloth with bright silver titles to spine. No dust jacket. 2. Between Two Worlds (1941). Published in March 1941 and printed in the USA by American Book - Stratford Press. Red cloth with bright silver titles to front board and spine. True first edition flat-signed ""Best Wishes, Upton Sinclair"" on front free endpaper. Tight and clean - a very good or better copy. 3. Dragon's Teeth (1945), Viking Press. 7th Printing. Very good or better in light-moderately edge-torn, near very good dust jacket. Cream cloth with red lettering to front board and spine. Flat-signed by Sinclair and dated Nov. 20, 1963 by the author on the front free endpaper (Sinclair was deceased on November 25, 1968). 4. Wide is the Gate (New York: Viking Press, 1943), first printing, inscribed ""to Dr. AG Gerrie with sincere regards, Upton Sinclair"". Tight and clean - a very good or better copy. No dust jacket. 5. Presidential Agent (1945), published by the author, New York City and Monrovia, California. First true edition in dull red cloth with silver lettering to spine, and flat-signed by Sinclair on front free endpaper. Covers moderately soiled otherwise very good in fourth printing very good dust jacket from the Viking Press, with slight chipping to extremities of jacket. 6. Dragon Harvest (1945), Viking Press. first printing. Red cloth with bright silver lettering to front board and spine. Signed by the author under his printed name on the title page. A very good or better copy in quite heavily edge chipped dust jacket in archival mylar. 7. A World to Win (1946), published by the author in Monrovia, California. True first edition in red cloth with silver title to top of spine. Inscribed to the British writer Phyllis Bottome (Phyllis Forbes Dennis) on front free endpaper. A very good copy in edge chipped dust jacket in archival mylar. 8. Presidential Mission (1947), first printing published by the author in Monrovia, California and printed in the USA by The American Book-Stratford Press, Inc.. Flat-signed by author on front free endpaper. Acceptable condition with some water stains to cloth covers and moderate fraying to heel of spine. No dust jacket. 9. One Clear Call (1948), published by the author in Monrovia, California; bound in red cloth and flat-signed on the front free endpaper by Upton Sinclair. Side edge marked up somewhat with some water-staining else a tight and clean, very good or better copy. No dust jacket. 10. O Shepherd, Speak! (1949). First printing published in July 1949 by the author in Monrovia, California, and flat-signed by Sinclair on the front free endpaper. Bound in red cloth with silver title to upper spine. Bottom front corner lightly bumped else a tight and clean, very good or better copy. No dust jacket. 11. The Return of Lanny Budd (1953). New York: Viking Press, 1953, first printing. Very good in very good dust jacket in archival mylar and flat-signed by the author on the front free endpaper. At your request we will supply very good dust jackets in archival mylar for all unjacketed volumes with your order. Approximately 12 kilograms packed, so extra postage will be requested. This very unique set ships partly from our location in Texas and the remainder from our Canadian location.

$5000.00

Cyprus: A Contemporary Problem in Historical Perspective (Minnesota Mediterranean and East European Monographs XV)

By Coufoudakis, Van

Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Modern Greek Studies, 2006. Paper bound, smaller quarto in blue wrappers, comprises Minnesota Mediterranean and East European Monographs No. XV. Sent as a review copy from the Embassy of Cyprus in Washington with their letter laid in at front. Maps in colour. Pp137. Includes appendices, reference notes, glossary, bibliography and index. Tight and clean - a very good or better copy. 350 grams - ships lettermail in Canada at reduced postage when you contact us directly! We welcome all reasonable offers on our books. All books in stock and available for immediate shipment from Winnipeg, Manitoba.

$8.00

Robe and Sword: The Regrouping of the French Aristocracy After Louis XIV

By Ford, Franklin L.

New York: Harper Torchbooks, 1965. Paper bound, first thus, few illustrations, x + Pp280. A very good clean copy. 295 grams - ships lettermail at reduced postage when you contact us directly! We welcome all reasonable offers on our books. All books in stock and available for immediate shipment from Winnipeg, Manitoba.

$8.00

Tito's Flawed Legacy; Yugoslavia and the West since 1939

By Beloff, Nora

Boulder: Westview Press, 1985. Hard bound, first edition, map forntispiece, Pp287. Includes references, select bibliography, and index. Scattered inked notes to margins else a very good or better copy. 465 grams. We welcome all reasonable offers on our books. All books in stock and available for immediate shipment from Winnipeg, Manitoba.

$10.00

The French Revolution: A History; In Three Parts: I: The Bastille; II: The Constitution; III: The Guillotine

By Carlyle, Thomas

London: Chapman and Hall, n.d. (ca. 1860s). Hard bound, three parts in two volumes complete, Pp342 (vol. 1) and Pp412 (vol. 2) with index in second volume. Two inch portion of spine on second volume is missing. Hinges either broken or weak on both vols. Gilt title to spine on volume one are quite legible. Name and date (1870) pencilled to front free endpaper of both volumes. Corners bumped and rubbed. Binding copies. Over one kilogram unpacked - extra postage will be requested! We welcome all reasonable offers on our books. All books in stock and available for immediate shipment from Winnipeg, Manitoba.

$40.00

The Small Fortress Terezin, 1940-1945

By Benesova, Miroslava, Vojtech Blodig and Marek Poloncarz

NP: V RÁJI, 1996. Paper bound, square 8vo, illustrated throughout, Pp64. As new. 165 grams - contact us about shipping this booklet by lettermail at reduced postage! Scan available on request. We welcome all reasonable offers on our books. All books in stock and available for immediate shipment from Winnipeg, Manitoba.

$6.00

The World of the Celts
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The World of the Celts

By James, Simon

London: Thames and Hudson, 1993. Hard bound, first edition, smaller quarto, illustrated throughout in colour and black and white. Pp192. Includes further reading section and index. Tight and clean - very good in very good dust jacket. 979 grams. Scan available on request. We welcome all reasonable offers on our books. All books in stock and available for immediate shipment from Winnipeg, Manitoba.

$8.00

They Rode Into Europe: The Fruitful Exchange in the Arts of Horsemanship between East and West
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They Rode Into Europe: The Fruitful Exchange in the Arts of Horsemanship between East and West

By Jankovich, Miklos with Anthony Dent (transl.)

London: George G. Harrpa & Co., 1971. Hard bound, first edition, illustrated with plates and diagrams, Pp175. Includes index of proper names, references, and bibliography. Very good or better in slightly edge torn near very good dust jacket. 705 grams. Scan available on request. We welcome all reasonable offers on our books. All books in stock and available for immediate shipment from Winnipeg, Manitoba.

$10.00

Paths to Freedom

By Kellow, Bob (ed. by Peter Carlyle-Gordge)

Winnipeg: Kromar, 1992. Paper bound, first edition, illustrated with photos & maps, 188pp. As new. 325 grams - ships lettermail within Canada at reduced postage! Scan available on request. We welcome all reasonable offers on our books. All books in stock and available for immediate shipment from Winnipeg, Manitoba.

$12.00

The French Revolution

By Sydenham, M.J.

New York: Capricorn Books, 1966. Paper bound, second impression, illustrated with maps, 255pp includes chronology and index. Tight and clean - a very good or better copy. 250 grams. Scan available on request. All books in stock and available for immediate shipment from Winnipeg, Manitoba.

$6.00

The Holocaust; Problems and Perspectives of Interpretation

By Niewyk, Donald L. (ed.)

Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1997. Paper bound, second edition, few illustrations, 295pp includes suggested reading list at back. Covers moderately creased else very good. 310 grams - ships lettermail at much reduced postage! Scan available on request. All books in stock and available for immediate shipment from Winnipeg, Manitoba.

$4.00

The Nazi Holocaust
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The Nazi Holocaust

By Landau, Ronnie S.

Chicago: Ivan R. Dee, 1994. Paper bound, edition not stated, extensively referenced, 356pp includes bibliography, appendices and index. Tight and clean - a very good or better copy. 430 grams unpacked. Scan available on request. All books in stock and available for immediate shipment from Winnipeg, Manitoba.

$7.00

Radical Politics 1790-1900; Religion and Unbelief

By Royle, Edward with Patrick Richardson (ed.)

London: Longman, 1971. Paper bound, first edition, 152pp includes bibliography and index. Slight bump to top front corner else a very good or better copy. Tight and clean. 175 grams - ships lettermail at much reduced postage! Scan available on request. All books in stock and available for immediate shipment from Winnipeg, Manitoba.

$6.00

A Short History of Finland
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A Short History of Finland

By Singleton, Fred

Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1998. Paper bound, second edition revised and updated by A.F. Upton, 209pp includes appendices, bibliography, and index. Light creasing to front cover else a fine copy. Tight and clean. 315 grams - ships lettermail at much reduced postage! Scan available on request. All books in stock and available for immediate shipment from Winnipeg, Manitoba.

$10.00

A View from the Iron Bridge

By Smith, Stuart

London: Iron Bridge Gorge Museum Trust, 1979. Paper bound, foreword by Sir Hugh Casson, illustrated throughout, 71pp + index. A very good or better copy. 150 grams - ships lettermail at much reduced postage! Scan available on request. All books in stock and available for immediate shipment from Winnipeg, Manitoba.

$6.00

Hidden Beneath the Thorns; Growing up Under Nazi Rule

By Quinn, Gabriele M. With Ingeborg E. Tismer

New York: iUniverse, Inc., 2009. Hard bound, first edition, illustrated, 336pp includes bibliography. Previous owner name on front pastedown mostly concealed by dust jacket flap else new in near fine dust jacket. 710 grams. Scan available on request. All books in stock and available for immediate shipment from Winnipeg, Manitoba.

$15.00

Thirty Who Were Tried or Eternal Vigilance

By Hale, Leslie

London: Victor Gollancz, 1955. Hard bound, first edition, 304pp. Very good in edge torn, moderately edge chipped good dust jacket. 420 grams. Scan available on request. All books in stock and available for immediate shipment from Winnipeg, Manitoba.

$10.00

Dinarchus, Hyperides, and Lycurgus (The Oratory of Classical Greece; Michael Gagarin - series ed.)
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Dinarchus, Hyperides, and Lycurgus (The Oratory of Classical Greece; Michael Gagarin - series ed.)

By Worthington, Ian, Craig Cooper and Edward M. Harris (translators)

Austin: University of Texas Press, 2001. Trade paperback, first edition,. 226pp includes index. Tight and clean - a near fine copy. 340 grams. Scan available on request. All books in stock and available for immediate shipment from Winnipeg, Manitoba.

$12.00

Lanny Budd Series or World's End Series - 11 vols. complete (World's End, Between Two Worlds, Dragon's Teeth, Wide is the Gate, Presidential Agent, Dragon Harvest, A World to Win, Presidential Mission, One Clear Call, O Shepherd, Speak!, The Return of Lanny Budd)

By Sinclair, Upton

NY: Viking Press, 1940-53. When people ask me what has happened in my long lifetime I do not refer them to the newspaper files and to the authorities, but to [Sinclair's] novels - George Bernard Shaw. All hard bound in dust jackets except for the 7th volume - A World to Win - which is without a dust jacket. Complete set of 11 volumes of Upton Sinclair's Lanny Budd Series. All cloth bound copies. Bindings are solid and pages tight on all eleven volumes. Photos available upon request. 1. World's End (1940) Literary Guild of America. 1st Edition. Very good in slightly edge torn dust jacket in mylar with a moderate abrasion to the front cover. 2. Between Two Worlds (1941), Viking Press. Red cloth with red top edge. 7th printing. A very good or better hardcover with previous owner name inked neatly and modestly to front free endpaper. Jacket is unclipped (with original price of $3.00), with short tears and a few faint chips to extremities. 3. Dragon's Teeth (1945), Viking Press. 7th Printing. Cream cloth. Near fine in near fine dust jacket in mylar. 4. Wide is the Gate (1944), 6th printing. Front free endpaper glued to front pastedown and there's been a poor attempt to forge Sinclair's signature in pencil on the title page else very good in heavily chipped (significant loss to jacket at the spine) dust jacket in protective mylar. 5. Presidential Agent (1945), Viking Press. 4th printing in cream cloth. Bookstore stamp and ex-libris plate and stamps on front endpapers (as well as a few pencil markings) else very good in very good jacket in brodart. 6. Dragon Harvest (1945), Viking Press. 4th Printing. Red cloth. An attempt to erase 'third printing' and 'fourth printing' on the imprint page has left that area abraded with a small hole for the amateurish effort, else a very good or better copy in very slightly edge torn and edge chipped near very good and unclipped dust jacket, in mylar. 7. A World to Win (1946), Viking Press. 1st Edition in red cloth with silver lettering to spine. Previous owner name on front free endpaper else a very good copy without the dust jacket (this is the true first edition, not the bce (book club edition). 8. Presidential Mission (1947), Viking Press. 1st Edition. Red cloth with silver lettering to spine. Previous owner name neatly and very modestly top of front free endpaper. A very good or better copy in heavily chipped dust jacket with a significant piece missing (approx. two inches x two inches) from the bottom front 9. One Clear Call (1948), Viking Press. 1st Edition in red cloth. Previous owner name neatly and modestly to top of front free endpaper. Cloth moderately mottled else very good in edge torn, lightly edge chipped near very good dust jacket. 10. O Shepherd, Speak (1949), first edition, in red cloth. Top edge red. Cloth light-moderately soiled at corners else a very good copy in lightly edge rubbed and faintly chipped near very good dust jacket which has a very minor water-stain on part of the top and side edges of the rear of jacket. The Return of Lanny Budd (1953), Viking Press. 1st Edition. Red cloth. Ex-library copy with date due sheet on front free endpaper and library pocket on front pastedown. Top edge red. Bottom and side edges appear soiled, but uniformly so, and dust jacket edges are reinforced with thin strips of black library tape, else very good in very good dust jacket. The texts proper on all 11 volumes appear free of any markings so overall this is a very good set of the entire Lanny Budd Series, all in their original cloth bindings and jackets (with the one missing jacket as noted). This set ships from our Canadian location and we only list books for sale that we physically hold in stock. At approximately 10 kilograms (22 pounds) packed, extra shipping charges will definitely be requested four shipments outside Canada! We currently also stock a complete UK edition (T. Werner Laurie) in the series at a slightly reduced price. All books in stock and available for immediate shipment from Winnipeg, Canada. Scans or digital photos available on request.

$600.00

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