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Her Words : An Anthology of Poetry about the Great Goddess by Muten, Burleigh
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Her Words : An Anthology of Poetry about the Great Goddess by Muten, Burleigh

By Muten, Burleigh [ed]

Boston: Shambhala, 1999 "Her Words" celebrates the return of the Great Goddess to the hearts and minds of women (and men) during the late twentieth century. The 140 poems chosen for this anthology span the ages, from the hymns to the goddess Inanna through biblical verses about Sophia and the works of the sixth century poet Sappho to the poetry of twentieth-century authors: Janine Canan, Lucille Clifton, May Sarton, Diane di Prima, Susan Griffin, Patricia Monaghan, Starhawk, Alma Luz Villanueva, and many others. To amplify the cyclical, circular time inherent in women's spirituality, "Her Words" intersperses the works of ancient and modern poets. This nonlinear arrangement highlights the powerful connections modern poets are making with ancient archetypes (Eve, Lilith, Demeter, Kali, and others), validating the natural seasons of women's lives as maidens, mothers, and crones. 249p. bibliograohy index Publisher PR card laid in. 1st US Ed.. Hardcover. New/New.

$20.00

Let's Learn Urdu : WORKBOOK to Beginner's Manual for Urdu Script

By Narang, Gopi Chand

New Delhi: National Council for Preservaton of Urdu Langage, 2000 Workbook to accompany the textbook in English for schoolchildren to learn to write and read Urdu. 95p. NOTE:see also the companion workbook [ Parts will NOT be sold seperately].. First Edition. Softcover. New.

$20.00

Santiago De Guayaquil : Una Ciudad Abierta

By Orellana Arenas, Miguel

Ecuador: Imprenta Mariscal, 2003 Santiago de Guayaquil is the most populous city in Ecuador,and also the nation's main port. Lavishly illustrated this book displays this city - the gateway to Pacific beaches and the Galapagos Islands- in full colour.. Stretching along the Guayas River is the waterfront Simón Bolívar promenade, home to La Rotonda monument. In the north, Las Peñas is a neighborhood full of colorful houses. Stairs lined with cafes and art galleries lead up Santa Ana Hill, site of Santa Ana chapel, a lighthouse and views of the city. B-lingual etx in Spanish and English. 252p. illus [col] [WorldCat lists only 8 copies] . First Edition. Hardcover. New/New.

$75.00

He Megali Amerikaniki Enkyklopaideia

By Amerikaniki Enkyklopaideia

Athens: Ekdoseis K.Emmanual - D Kitisa, 1968 This Greek translation of the Encyclopedia Americana in 21 volumeswas originally distributed by Grolier International. Although published durirng the Junta the translation must have been in progress during and after the 1964 educational reforms of George Papandreou. Volumes 1-19 are available [Vol 21 is missing] All 20 volumes are clean and unmarked, but a few have slightly loose hinges. [NOTE No copies in WorldCat, apparently not in the National Library of Greece nor in Hellenic Academic Libraries Union Catalog . 1st Greek Edition.. Hardcover. Very Good.

$200.00

The Captive of the Castle of Sennaar: An African Tale
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The Captive of the Castle of Sennaar: An African Tale

By Cumberland, George [Bentley, G.E. editor]

Montreal: McGill-Queen's University Press, 1991 The Captive of the Castle of Sennaar is a utopian novel in two parts. In this scholarly edition, G.E. Bentley, Jr, places George Cumberland's late eighteenth-century work among the earliest historical novels in English and identifies it as a rare example of the "Romantic novel." He shows that while each part of the work adopts a very different form of utopia, the two utopias complement and modify one another. He also shows the work to be unusual for the sexual and political freedom encouraged and the Christian fundamentalism advocated, as well as for its setting, in lands never visited by Europeans at the time of writing. The first part, set on an island in central Africa among descendants of classical Greek civilization, was printed in 1789 but immediately suppressed by Cumberland. A passage describing society everywhere except on the utopian island as oligarchic and unjust was deemed by his lawyer to be potentially seditious; the novel was only published a decade later, and then in revised form. The second part, set in central Africa's Mountains of the Moon among descendants of followers of a fourth-century Christian heretic, is published here for the first time. Cumberland was a widely cultivated and deeply humane dilettante. A poet, painter, distinguished collector of prints and shells, and scientific inventor, he was passionately concerned with the reform of politics and society. He was also friends with some of the best authors and painters of his time, including William Blake, who encouraged Cumberland's ideals. Bentley describes the similarities between Blake's radical analysis of society and his early ideas on free love, sexuality, slavery, natural religion, and energy and the ideals Cumberland espouses in The Captive of the Castle of Sennaar. Bentley provides historical and geographical appendixes, textual and commentary notes....[and] will be interest to Blake scholars and to students and scholars of utopian literature and late eighteenth-century and Romantic literature and culture. 261p. notes index. First Thus. Hardcover. New/No Jacket. Illus. by "Tha nikesoume alla hyper ten niken doxa" : to saranta mesa apo tis epistoles ton polemiston kai ton Amachon.

$35.00

Strolling Through Athens

By Athens

Athens: City of Athens, 2004 A colourful and comprehensive survey of what to see in Athens in the year of the Olympics. It provides a fascinating peregrination through the times, monuments and history of the city. Using selected routes it reveals the cultural heritage of the Classical past of Athens; it brings to light its concealed Byzantine splendour; it reproduces its multicultural character and paints the vibrant life of the modern city. Step by step, in a totally novel way, this guide acts as a wide-open window onto the ravishing view over the innumerable treasures and hidden beauties, over the past and present, of the Greek capital.422p. illus. maps.. 1st Greek Edition. Laminated Hardcover. As New.

$30.00

Hercules.

By Stiernhielm Georg

Stockholm: Almqvist & Wiksells/ Gebers Forlag , 1957 Stiernhielm [1598-1672) was the first Swedish poet to apply the verse meters of antique poets to the Swedish language, modifying their principle of long and short syllables to a principle of stressed and unstressed syllables, which better suits the phonology of Swedish. His most famous is "Hercules", an epic poem in hexameters, about how Hercules in his youth is being tempted by Fru Lusta ("Mrs. Lust") and her daughters to choose an immoral lifestyle for his future. The allegory, known as Hercules at the crossroads, can be traced back to the Athenian sophist Prodicus of Ceos, as preserved in Xenophon. This small format book contains a facsimile of the first edition of the poem published in Fraktur type by Johannem Pauli in Uppsala in 1658. [unpaginated] followed by an essay by Sten Lindroth and word explanations by Carl Ivar Ståhle. 90p. Name of previous owner on ffep, else fine.. Facsimile Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine.

$35.00

Children of Byzantium

By Alexander, Katherine Vlassie

Toronto: Cormorant Books, 1993 A novel about immigrant Greeks in Winnipeg told through the eyes of ".teenage Eleni, innocent and hopeful in her village in Greece, through poverty and hardship in "kanada" where she must endure not only the isolation of the newcomer,but also the terrible silence of one to whom knowledge of the new language and culture is denied." Children of Byzantium is not mere autobiography, but instead is a work of extended fiction about growing up Greek in Winnipeg. Through a series of interconnected stories, Katherine Alexander follows the life of teenage Eleni, innocent and hopeful in her village in Greece, through poverty and hardship in Canada, where she must endure not only the isolation of the newcomer, but also the terrible silence of one to whom knowledge of the new language and culture is denied. Eleni is representative of a generation of immigrant women who were, in effect, ghettoized. Their ethnicity was preserved and isolated without the ameliorating effects of growth and sharing in a land of strong multicultural roots and traditions. Alexander takes these materials, which might have constituted only another book about the immigrant experience, and fashions a deeply moving and subtle tale of one womans odyssey towards articulation and light.". Reissue.. Soft Cover. Very Good.

$12.50

Danger After Dark

By Maddock, Stephen

London: Collins, 1935 Vintage 1930s fiction in which British spy Timothy Terrel overcomes confusing plots and escapes many dangersous encounters in the Balkans . Stephen Maddock was apparently one of the pseudonyms of James Morgan Walsh [1897-1952) a proflific Australian born writer "Much of Walsh's output was produced for the London thriller mills [but] Walsh was a dedicated and by no means undignified writer of good-quality, popular material." Neat, tight unmarked copy, slight shelf wear, else near fine.. Reprint. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket.

$35.00

Coming Canadians: An Introduction to a History of Canada's Peoples)

By Burnet, Jean & Palmer, Howard

Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, 1989 A general survey of the "social history of immigration to and settlement in Canada" introducing "Generations" [An] authorative series devoted to objective, readable, histories of the many ethnic groups contributing to Canada's diverse heritage. Popular and scholarly at the same time, each volume is an original study. Published in association with the Department of the Secretary of State Canada, the Multicultural History Society of Ontario. 254p. tables bibliography. index. This copy sound and complete, but with some highlighting, else Very Good.. Reprint. Softcover. Good > Very Good.

$9.00

A History of Streetsville

By Manning, Mary E.

Streetsville, Ontario: Streetsville Historical Society, 1976 Short illustrated history of the village since 1820. (Publication # 1 of the Streetsvillle Historical Society) A l imited editoin prepared for Founders Day 1973. 16p. illus ( B & W). Rev Ed.. Original Wraps. New.

$10.00

O Morpeas Sta Opla [Ethniki Antstasi 1941-1944] Tomos A

By Papasteriopoulou, Elias

Athens: Ekdoseis Erevna Kao Kritiki Tis Neophellenikie Istorias, 1965 Volume 1 ONLY of a 5 volume work about events and people in the Peloponnese during World War II. 351p. illus. [Only 3 copies listed in Worldcat]. 1st Greek Ed. French Wraps. Very Good.

$35.00

Narrative of Various Journeys in Balochistan, Afghanistan, & the Punjab, 1826 to 1838, Kalat: During a Residence in Those Countries to Which Is Added an Acount of the Insurrection at Kalat, and a Memoir on Eastern Balochistan Vol. IV. Kalat
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Narrative of Various Journeys in Balochistan, Afghanistan, & the Punjab, 1826 to 1838, Kalat: During a Residence in Those Countries to Which Is Added an Acount of the Insurrection at Kalat, and a Memoir on Eastern Balochistan Vol. IV. Kalat

By Masson, Charles [Pseud. of James Lewis (1800-1853))

New Delhi: Munshram Manoharlal, 2001 The original narrative was published in 4 volumes by Richard Bentley in 1844. This facsimile of Volume IV ONLY was produced in India in 2001. The Khanate of Kalat was a princely state that existed from 1666 to 1955 in the centre of the modern-day province of Balochistan, Pakistan. 463p. fold-out map. It would appear that there might have been a frontispiece to the new title page that has been torn out, Else fine. Facsimile Reprint. Hardcover. Near Fine/Fine.

$21.00

Jiizas Di Buk We Luuk Rait Boit Im

By BIBLE - New Testament- Luke

Kingston, Jamaica: Bible Society of the West Indies, 2010 "It is with much joy.. that the Bible Society of the West Indies presents this recording of the Gospel of St. Luke ... Jamaicans from all walks of life , at home and in the Diaspora, now have the opportunity of engaging with The Word of God in their own heart language" NOTE" There is NO copy of the recording attached to this book. Unpaginated. (122p. First Edition. Softcover. New.

$15.00

Guido : Slaska Perla Techniki = Silesian Pearl of Technology

By Walerjanski, Dariusz

Krakow: Wydawnictwo Attyka, 2010 An illustrated tour of the "Guido" underground museum of coal mining in Poland. Parallell texts in Polish and English, translation by Magdalena Szczypkowska.64p. illus. [ Only 2 copies in Worldcat - both in Poland] . 1st Polish Edition. Decorative Hardcover. As New.

$35.00

Coming Canadians: An Introduction to a History of Canada's Peoples)

By Burnet, Jean & Palmer, Howard

Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, 1989 A general survey of the "social history of immigration to and settlement in Canada" introducing "Generations" [An] authorative series devoted to objective, readable, histories of the many ethnic groups contributing to Canada's diverse heritage. Popular and scholarly at the same time, each volume is an original study. Published in association with the Department of the Secretary of State Canada, the Multicultural History Society of Ontario. 254p. tables bibliography. index. Name of previous owner else fine. Reprint. Softcover. Near Fine.

$20.00

Let's Learn Urdu : Beginner's Manual for Urdu Script

By Narang, Gopi Chand

New Delhi: National Council for Preservaton of Urdu Langage, 2000 Language textbook in English for schoolchildren to learn to write and read Urdu, 11p. illus. NOTE:see also the companion workbook.[ Parts will NOT be sold seperately].. First Edition. Softcover. New.

$20.00

Prayer Reading Skills
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Prayer Reading Skills

By Baum, Roberta Osser; Winter, Magda; Kaminetsky, Alex

West Orange, N.J.: Behrman House , 1996 Twelve lessons with Hebrew letters, pronunciations and excercises. . 96p.. Reprint. Softcover. As New.

$12.50

Cue for Treason : A Tale of Shakespearean England

By Trease, Geoffrey

Toronto: Copp Clark Canadian School Edition with Notes and Questions by Marcel Jeanneret. 297p. illus, decorative endpapers."Fleeing from the evil Sir Philip Morton, Peter Brownrigg finds himself on the wrong side of the law - and on the run. As he makes his way to London, he meets Kit, another runaway, and the two decide to stick together. With luck on their side, they find jobs as apprentices to William Shakespeare, but a chance discovery endangers their lives once more. Soon Peter finds himself on an adventure that takes in murderous plots, secrets and even treason, and will test his bravery to its very limits. Set in the turbulent days of Elizabeth I, this classic story of danger and intrigue conjures up a magical world of mystery, twists and turns and thrilling action." Undate reprint. Clean, tight unmarked copy, Green cloth, with spine slighly darkened, else fine. Reprint. Hardcover. Near Fine. Illus. by L.F.Grant.

$17.50

Mississauga : Where the River Speaks

By Skeoch, Alan

Mississauga, Ontario: Mississauga Library System, 2001 A popular illlustrated history of Mississauga. Chapters on Ancient, Prehistoric and Native Mississauga; The Pioneer years , From Rebellion to Confederation, 1837 - 1867; Years of Growth and Setbacks, 1867 - 1914; WWI to WWII; Schools and Libraries; Multicultural Mississauga; Fragments of Historic Mississauga (covering historic buildings and famous residents) The Train Derailment; an appendix of Historic Sites. 197p, illus. maps appendix bibiography, index. 2nd Edition. Trade Paperback. New.

$20.00

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