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The Secret of Gabi's Dresser

by Kacer, Kathy

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Minotavros Books
Published
1999
Condition
Fine
Edition
1st Edition
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Toronto: Second Story Press, 1999. 1st Edition. Soft Cover. Fine. 12mo (tall). SIGNED by author with inscription to half-title. Paperback. 128 pp. Fine condition. The year is 1942; the place Eastern Europe. And life for Gabi, a Jewish girl, will never be the same. Kathy Kacer is Gabi's grown-up daughter. Her mother's war-time experiences form the basis of… Read more
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Alcibiades: Beloved of Gods and Men

by Brun, Vincenz

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Minotavros Books
Published
1935
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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CA$74.75

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Convent Garden, London: Putnam, 1935. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Good. 8vo. Light blue-grey cloth, ix, 382pp. Frontispiece. Name on ff/ endpaper, a small soil on outer margin on pp. 6, boards are somewhat sunned with bruising to top right corner, but o/w a very good copy in d/w. Jacket darkened and chipped with loss to spine ends and… Read more
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The Bride of Newgate

by Carr, John Dickson

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Minotavros Books
Published
1950
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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CA$31.40

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New York: Harper & Brothers, 1950. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Good. 8vo. Red cloth, 308pp. Name on ff/ endpaper. Light wear and bruising on spine and edges, a small scratch to lower front cover o/w very good in d/w. Jacket worn with some chips to spine and front cover, some minor tears on extremities. The Bride of Newgate… Read more
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The Beat of a Distant Drum

by Toepfer, Ray Grant

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Minotavros Books
Published
1969
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
1st Edition
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CA$23.92

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Philadelphia: Chilton Book Company, 1969. 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 12mo. Full grey cloth, aqua titling to spine. Top edge aqua. Pictorial endpapers. 256 pp. Minor bumping to spine ends. Light bumping and age toning to extremities of dust jacket. Else fine. An historical novel set amidst the backdrop of the American Revolution in Cherry Valley,… Read more
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The Mortal Storm

by Bottome, Phyllis

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Minotavros Books
Published
1941
Condition
Very Good
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New York: Triangle Books, 1941. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo. Later printing. Blue cloth lettered in silver, 355pp. Pages browned, light bumping on spine and corners o/w very good in d/w. Jacket creased with some small tears one edges and extremities but still very good. Historical fiction set with a family in Nazi occupied Germany. The book was… Read more
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Ismail Ferik Pasha: Spina Nel Cuore

by Galanaki, Rhea and Kay Cicellis [Translator]

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Minotavros Books
Published
1996
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
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CA$56.06

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London & Chester Springs: Peter Owen, 1996. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine. 8vo. First UK Edition. Dark red cloth, 166pp. A small bruise to spine foot, o/w fine in near fine d/w. A small chip to top rear corner of rear jacket. Historical novel based on Ishmail Ferik Pasha that is a "timely examination of nationalism and cultural… Read more
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High Flight: A Story of World War II

by Granfield, Linda

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Minotavros Books
Published
1999
Condition
Fine
Edition
1st Edition
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CA$22.43

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Toronto: Tundra Books, 1999. 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. Martchenko, Michael. 8vo (super). SIGNED with inscription from author to title page. Pictorial glossy paper boards, matching jacket. 32 pp. Illustrated in colour. Fine condition. Linda Granfield brings history to life as she tells the dramatic story of John Magee Jr., poet and pilot, against the background of the… Read more
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Au Nom Du Pere et Du Fils and Le Sorcier [2 Vols.]

by Ouellette, Francine

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Minotavros Books
Published
2004
Condition
Fine
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Montreal: VLB Editeur, 2004. Soft Cover. Fine. 12mo (tall). Bonheur de Lecture. Two volumes. Text in French. Au Nom du Pere: 859 pp. Le Sorcier: 559 pp. Fine condition in near fine slipcase. A collection of two Canadian historical fiction novels set in Quebec.
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The Ninth Man

by Lee, John

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Minotavros Books
Published
1976
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
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CA$20.93

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Garden City, N.Y.: Doubleday & Company, 1976. First Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 8vo. Orig. quarter-cloth backed boards, 306pp. Light rubbing on spine and extremities o/w near fine in d/w. Jacket faded with light soiling. "The country knew about the eight Nazi saboteurs - but nobody suspected a ninth!
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Native Son

by Wright, Richard

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Minotavros Books
Published
1960
Condition
Fine
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New York and London: Harper & Brothers, 1960. Hardcover. Fine/Very Good. 8vo. Facsimile edition, with orig. date appearing on title-page. Orig. quarter-cloth boards with black leather spine label, xi, 359pp. Light bumping on spine o/w about fine, and tight in d/w. Jacket lightly worn with small tears at edges.
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The In-Between World of Vikram Lall

by Vassanji, MG

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Minotavros Books
Published
2003
Condition
Near Fine
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CA$33.64

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Toronto: Doubleday Canada, 2003. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 8vo. SIGNED with inscription to title page. Full yellow paper boards. 405 pp. Near fine condition overall. From the winner of the inaugural Giller Prize come a haunting novel about the betrayal of innocence and the hope of youth set in 1953 in colonial Kenya against the backdrop of… Read more
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Montreal Adventure

by Appleby, Bertram Horace

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Minotavros Books
Published
1952
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
1st English Edition
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CA$37.38

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Montreal: The University Press Montreal, 1952. 1st English Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Good. 8vo. First edition stated, first edition in English. Full blue cloth, gold lettering to spine. 234 pp. Light rubbing to extremities and bumping to spine ends. Dust jacket is age toned, chipped at spine ends and corners,. A few short tears, small damp stain to… Read more
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The Winds of Fortune

by Britton, Helen E.

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Minotavros Books
Published
1972
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
1st Edition
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Hamiliton, Ontario: Primavera Press, 1972. 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good. 8vo. SIGNED and dated with inscription to title page. Full green cloth. 359 pp. Bumped to spine head and upper front corner. A few small spots to fore edge of text block. Dust jacket is sunned to spine, offset panel to front cover, chafing to covers,… Read more
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Past All Dishonor

by Cain, James M.

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Minotavros Books
Published
1946
Condition
Very Good
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New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1946. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 12mo. Second printing before publication. Original brown cloth, gilt lettering to spine and blind author's monogram to lower front board. 233 pp. Spine tilted. Rubbing to edges and spine ends, light bumping to spine ends. Dust jacket sunned at spine. Bumping to extremities, some damp staining to… Read more
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Lorna Doone: A Romance of Exmoor

by Blackmore, R.D. (Richard Doddridge)

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Good
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London: Thomas Nelson & Sons, Limited. Hard Cover. Good/Good. 18mo. The Nelson Classics No. 285. N.D. [ca. 1925-1935]. Original green cloth. Top edge green. x, 11-679 p.p. Rubbing to extremities, bumping to spine ends and corners. Some light staining to endpapers. Slight darkening to spine. Ink ownership inscription and some erasure to ffep dated 1935. Unclipped dust jacket.… Read more
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Camp-X: Vengeance Weapon

by Longfield, Alan Paul and Lynn Philip Hodgson

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Minotavros Books
Published
2004
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Near Fine
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Port Perry, ON: Blake Book Distribution, 2004. Hard Cover. Near Fine. 8vo. SIGNED by Lynn Philip Hodgson to review page. Soft cover. 164 p.p. B&W illustrations. A whirlwind world tour involving espionage, deception and intrigue.
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Trouble in Muristan

by Marlowe, John

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Minotavros Books
Published
1957
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Near Fine
Edition
1st Edition
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London & Boston: Cresset, 1957. 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 12mo. Original red cloth. 143 p.p. Spine slightly tilted. Small white scuff to upper front board. Bookplate to front pastedown. Some light bumping to extremities of dust jacket, sunning to spine. This is a light-hearted tale about backstairs political intrigue in post-war Middle Eastern Ruritania. … Read more
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Apache Devil

by Rice Burroughs, Edgar

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Minotavros Books
Published
1973
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Near Fine
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London: Tom Stacey, 1973. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 8vo. Original orange cloth. 192 p.p. Some light bumping to spine ends of boards and dust jacket, else fine. Edgar Rice Burroughs, creator of Tarzan and many famous tales of marvellous adventure or other planets and in the centre of earth, just wrote a small handful of Westerns, drawing… Read more
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Mills of the Gods

by Longfield, Alan Paul and Lynn Philip Hodgson

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Minotavros Books
Published
2007
Condition
Near Fine
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CA$44.85

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Whitby: Self Published, 2007. Soft Cover. Near Fine. 8vo. SIGNED by Lynn Philip Hodsgson to title page. Soft cover. 269 p.p. B&W photos. Ink ownership inscription to title page, else near fine. Seduction, abduction, conspiracy, betrayal, murder...Spring 1945, the dying days of the Thrid Reich. The Gestapo will stop at nothing to keep Germany's top rocket scientist out… Read more
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The Cariboo Road

by Sullivan, Alan

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Minotavros Books
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Very Good
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Toronto: Thomas Nelson & Sons, Limited. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good. 12mo. [n.d., c. 1946 or later]. Original green cloth. 311 p.p. B&W illustrations. Rubbing and bumping and spine ends and corners. Foxing to top edge of text block. Stamp to foot of ffep. Dust jacket is worn at joints and edges, a few small chips and short tears… Read more
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