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Maria Montessori, Anais Nin, Frances Steloff: Stars in My Sky

by Harms, Valerie

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Published
1976
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Near Fine
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New York: Magic Circle Press, 1976. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Black cloth with silver moon and star inlay, 124pp. Sme light sunning on cloth, o/w near fine in d/w. Jacket worn and creased, clipped at front inner flap. Portraits of three distinguished women of our age.
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Mary Queen of Scots

by Donaldson, Gordon

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Published
1974
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Fine
Edition
First Edition
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London: The English Universities Press Ltd, 1974. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine. 8vo. Black cloth, 200pp. Illustrated. Fine in d/w, front inner flap clipped. Biography of Mary Stewart, Queen of Scotland by birth and France by marriage, and a central figure in international and European politics.
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Defense of Freedom

by The Editors of La Prensa

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Published
1952
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Fine
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New York: The John Day Company, 1952. Hard Cover. Fine/Near Fine. 8vo. Full black cloth. 315 pp. Light bumps to spine ends. Bookplate of C.B. Farrar to front pastedown, offsetting to rear endpapers and small ink annotation to head of rear pastedown. Else fine. Dust jacket is price clipped, 1" tear to head of rear joint, scuffed to… Read more
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History Unearthed

by Woolley, Sir Leonard

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Published
1962
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Fine
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New York: Frederick A. Praeger, 1962. Hard Cover. Fine/Near Fine. 8vo. Original red cloth. 176 pp. B&W illustrations in-text. Bookplate of C.B. Farrar to front pastedown. Some age toning to pages, bump w/ small chip to head of p. 129. Dust jacket is price clipped, a few short tears to extremities. In this exciting work, one of the… Read more
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A Pirate of Exquisite Mind: Explorer, Naturalist, and Buccanneer : The Life Of William Dampier

by Preston, Diana and Michael Preston

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Published
2004
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Fine
Edition
1st Edition
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Toronto: Viking Canada, 2004. 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. 8vo. Quarter black cloth, grey cloth boards. Map endpapers. ix, 372 pp. B&W illustrations in-text. Very light rubbing to spine ends, else fine in fine jacket. At a time when surviving a voyage across the Pacific was cause for celebration, William Dampier journeyed three times around the world, sailing… Read more
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Epic Wanderer: David Thompson and the Mapping of The Canadian West

by Jenish, D'Arcy

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Published
2003
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Fine
Edition
1st Edition
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Toronto: Doubleday Canada, 2003. 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. 8vo. Full black paper boards. Map endpapers. ix, 309 pp. B&W illustrations in text. Light bumping to spine ends, else fine in fine jacket. In Epic Wanderer, the first full length biography of David Thompson, D'Arcy Jenish's careful scholarship has informed reconstruction of a world long past, and his… Read more
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Red Earth: Tales of the Micmacs, with an Introduction to The customs and Beliefs of The Micmac Indians

by Robertson, Marion

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Published
1979
Condition
Near Fine
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Halifax: Marion Robertson, and the Nova Scotia Museum, 1979. Soft Cover. Near Fine. Scott, Fred. 8vo. Reprint. Original card wraps, staple bound. 98 pp. Some very light rubbing to edges, small chip at spine head, else fine.
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German Immigration Into Canada

by Friedmann, Wolfgang |G

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Published
1952
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Near Fine
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Toronto: The Ryerson Press, 1952. Soft Cover. Near Fine. 12mo. Contemporary Affairs No. 23. Published under the auspices of the Canadian Institution of International Affairs. Original green card wraps, saddled stitched with staple binding. 63 pp. Soiling to covers and foot of text block. Chip to spine head, stain to rear.
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Hastings and Main: Stories from an Inner City Neighbourhood

by Kimbley, Laurel [compiler]; Canning-Dew, Jo-Ann [editor]

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Published
1987
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Fine
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1st Edition
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Vancouver: New Star Books, 1987. 1st Edition. Soft Cover. Fine. 8vo. Soft cover. 158 pp. B&W photos in-text. Fine condition. The intersection of Hastings and Main Streets, in Vancouver's oldest neighbourhood, is at the heart of the city's urban core. In this book, twenty residents of the area talk about their lives. Their reminiscences, which span ninety years,… Read more
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History Will Absolve Me

by Castro, Fidel

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Published
1975
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
1st Edition
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Havana: Editorial De Ciencias Sociales, 1975. 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/No Jacket. 8vo (imperial). Original white leatherette boards, gilt reproduction of Castro's signature to front board, unlettered spine. 196 pp. Copiously illustrated in B&W. Bowing to boards. Wear to spine foot and short crack to foot of front joint. Rubbing to top edge. Foxing to endpapers. On… Read more
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Power Of Attorney: The Rise of the Giant Law Firms

by Stevens, Mark

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Published
1987
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Fine
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1st Edition
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New York: McGraw Hill Book Company, 1987. 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. 8vo. Quarter black cloth over grey paper boards. x, 187 pp. Fine condition. Power of Attorney provides a revealing glimpse into the highly secret world of the nation's giant law firms.
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The Card: Collectors, Con Men, and the True Story of History's Most Desired Baseball Card

by O'Keeffe, Michael and Teri Thompson

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Published
2007
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Fine
Edition
1st Edition
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New York: William Morrow, 2007. 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. 8vo. First edition stated. Quarter navy paper and tan paper boards. VIII, 245 pp. [16 pp.] B&W photos. Light bumps to spine ends, else fine. Dust jacket has a few bumps to extremities, fine overall. Only a few dozen T206 Wagners are known to still exist, having been… Read more
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The Vinland Sagas: The Norse Discovery of America - Graenlendinga Saga and Eirik's Saga

by Magnusson, Magnus and Hermann Palsson [translators]

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Published
1970
Condition
Very Good
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Middlesex, England: Penguin Books, 1970. Soft Cover. Very Good. 12mo. Penguin paperback. 124 pp. Four B&W maps at rear. Some wear to extremities. The two medieval Icelandic sagas translated in this volume tell one of the most fascinating stories in the history of exploration - the discovery of America by Norsemen, five centuries before Christopher Columbus.
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A Catalog of Maya Hieroglyphs

by Thompson, J. Eric S.

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Published
1976
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Fine
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Norman, OK: University of Oklahoma Press, 1976. Hard Cover. Fine/Very Good. 8vo. The Civilization of the American Indian Series. Third printing. Black and white buckram, black spine label. xiv, 458 pp. B&W illustrations. Fine condition. Dust jacket price clipped, lightly worn at extremities, damp stained to rear, perforation and sticker ghost to rear. In protective Brodart cover. Dealing… Read more
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Dark Ladies

by Brown, Ivor

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Published
1957
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Fine
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London: Collins, 1957. Hard Cover. Fine/Near Fine. 8vo. Origina red cloth. 319 pp. Spine tilted, ends lightly bumped, else fine. Dust jacket has some light edge wear, else fine. Everybody has heard of Helen of Troy, Sappho of Lesbos, Cleopatra of Egypt, and Shakespeare's Dark Lady of the Sonnets. Plays, films, romances, which millions see or read, are… Read more
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The Holy or The Broken: Leonard Cohen, Jeff Buckley & The Unlikely Ascent of "Hallelujah

by Light, Alan

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Published
2013
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Fine
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New York: Atria, 2013. Soft Cover. Fine. 8vo. Soft cover, 254 pp. A few spots of light rubbing, else fine. How did one obscure song become an international anthem for human triumph and tragedy, a song each successive generation seems to feel they have discovered and claimed as uniquely their own? Celebrated music journalist Alan Light follows the… Read more
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Topographical and Historical Account of Devonshire (2 Vols)

by Lysons, Daniel and Samuel Lysons

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Published
1822
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Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
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London: Printed for T. Cadell, 1822. First Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine. 4to (large). Magna Britannia Series No. 6. Full brown calf with blind tooling to outer edges of boards, rebacked and recornered with gilt tooling and new leather spine labels, [12] iv-ccclv; 682pp. Featuring 34 plates of illustrations. Bookplates of Edmund Philips and Peter Dowding Prankered on front… Read more
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Biponti: Ex Typographia Societatis, 1784. Hardcover. Very Good. 8vo. Brown marbled boards with paper rebacked spine and new printed paper labels, xxii, 370pp; 328pp, plus index (71pp). Engraved portrait vignettes on title pages, bookseller label on to rear pastedown of vol. 1; pages foxed, with roughly cut edges especially to lower and outer margins (text not affected).light wear… Read more
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Fossils: What They Tell Us of Plants and Animals of The Past

by Swann Lull, Richard

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Published
1935
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Near Fine
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New York: The University Society Incorporated, 1935. Hard Cover. Near Fine/No Jacket. 8vo. SIGNED with inscription from author to ffep. Highlights of Modern Knowledge - Paleontology series. Original red pebbled cloth, black stamped lettering to spine and front board. vii, 114 pp. B&W photos and illustrations in-text. Sunning to spine, bumping and rubbing to spine ends and corners.… Read more
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Lilliput Fleet: The Story of The Royal Navy Patrol Service

by Hampshire, A. Cecil

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Published
1957
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
1st Edition
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London: William Kimber, 1957. 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good. 8vo. Original blue cloth. xi, 204 pp. [5] B&W plates of photos, incl. frontis. Some light rubbing to extremities. Foxing to edges of text block. Interior is clean. Dust jacket is price clipped, damp stained to foot, soiled at rear.
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