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Araminta\'s Wedding or A Fortune Secured:  A Country House Extravaganza
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Araminta's Wedding or A Fortune Secured: A Country House Extravaganza

By Cooper, Jilly; (paintings by) Macartney-Snape, Sue

London: Methuen, 1993. -----The scan you see is the book you get. Red cloth with white lettering (roughly) 10" by 7 3/4" (inches), 184 pages filled with full colour paintings by Sue Macatney-Snape, Near Fine condition, dust jacket is in Near Fine condition now in Mylar. "The combination of Jilly Cooper's leisurely & irreverent tale of country house life with the colourful & sharply observed paintings of Sue Macartney-Snape which inspired it, presents a wickedly funny portrait of the English upper classes at play." Check out the scans. . 1st Edition 1st Printing. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. Illus. by Sue Macartney-Snape; . 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$38.49

Kurt Vonnegut (grouping):  Player Piano; (with) The Sirens of Titan; (with) Jailbird; (with) Hocous Pocus; -(four soft covers by Kurt Vonnegut)-
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Kurt Vonnegut (grouping): Player Piano; (with) The Sirens of Titan; (with) Jailbird; (with) Hocous Pocus; -(four soft covers by Kurt Vonnegut)-

By Vonnegut, Jr., Kurt

New York / Canada: Avon Bard Books / Dell / Berkley, 1969. -----Tlhe scans you see are the books you get. All four (4) soft covers are tight clean and square, flat spines, all are at least in Very Good condition, all have minor edge wear with Jailbird having a small sticker pull on back cover & Sirens of Titan having front cover corner crease. "Kurt Vonnegut was born in Indianapolis in 1922. He studied at the universities of Chicago and Tennessee & later began to write short stories for magazines. His first novel, Player Piano, was published in 1951 and since then he has written many novels" Books are: (Kurt Vonnegut - grouping): "Player Piano" / "The Sirens of Titan" / "Jailbird" / "Hocous Pocus." This is a group of four soft covers by Kurt Vonnegut. Check out the scans. . Reprints. Soft Covers. Very Good. Illus. by Uncredited;.

$23.75

Sunshine Sketches of A Little Town
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Sunshine Sketches of A Little Town

By Leacock, Stephen

Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, 1974. -----The scan you see is the book you get. Faux leather in slip-case (roughly) 6 1/2" by 9 1/4" (inches), with gilt on spine, head band, xi, 275 pages with 13 full page drawings by Grant MacDonald, Very Good Plus condition with slight rubbing, slipcase is in Very Good Plus condition with slight rubbing. Check out the scans. . Sixth Printing . Hard Cover in Slipcase. Very Good Plus. Illus. by Grant MacDonald illustrator;. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$18.80

The Journals of Bartholomew Bandy (The Bandy Papers): vol one - Three Cheers for Me;  vol two - That's Me in the Middle  -(the first two books in "The Bandy Papers")- -(hard covers with dust jackets)-
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The Journals of Bartholomew Bandy (The Bandy Papers): vol one - Three Cheers for Me; vol two - That's Me in the Middle -(the first two books in "The Bandy Papers")- -(hard covers with dust jackets)-

By Jack, Donald Lamont

Toronto: Doubleday Canada, 1973. -----The scans you see are the books you get. Both hardcovers are black boards with silver lettering, vi, 279 / vi, 300 pages, both books are in Near Fine condition, both dust jackets are in Near Fine condition, now in Mylar. "It is 1916. Bartholomew Bandy, fourth-year medical student, decides that it is time to join the War. The prim young Canadian expects that he will have few problems remaining clean & virtuous. But he is aware that his bland, horse-like face drives people crazy, & that he has a certain tendency to be accident-prone. How will the war affect him, & vice versa? The realities of trench war at the front provide a contrasting backdrop for his adventures, as he blunders into contact with all sorts of people, both fictional & historical (the King, Lester Pearson, and Winston Churchill). Three Cheers For Me was first published in 1962, to wide critical acclaim. This expanded version first appeared in 1973, to launch the series now known as The Bandy Papers." Books are: vol 1 "Three Cheers for Me:" / vol 2 "That's Me in the Middle". The first two books in "The Bandy Papers" Check out the scans. . Reprints. Hard Covers. Near Fine/Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$25.62

Monty Python's Flying Circus:  Just the Words Vol. 1 (v. 1) & Vol. 2 (v. 2)  -(two hardcovers Vol 1 & 2)-
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Monty Python's Flying Circus: Just the Words Vol. 1 (v. 1) & Vol. 2 (v. 2) -(two hardcovers Vol 1 & 2)-

By Graham Chapman; John Cleese; Terry Gilliam; Eric Idle; Terry Jones; Michael Palin (Monty Python's Flying Circus)

London: Methuen Publishing , 1989. -----The scans you see are the books you get. Both books are glossy pictorial hard covers, ix,325, & x, 349 pages plus 24 pages of b & w photos combined in both books, Very Good Plus condition with faint edge wear & some light toning to page edges. "Winner of the 1989 Python Prize for their own books." "Dinsdale was a gentleman. And what's more, he knew how to treat a female impersonator." Books are: (Monty Python's Flying Circus: Just the Words) Vol. 1 (v. 1) / Vol. 2 (v. 2). Two hardcoves. Check out the scans. . 1st Editions 1st Printings. Hard Covers. Very Good Plus/No Jacket as Issued. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$32.55

I Wanna Be Sedated: Pop Music in the Seventies  -(SIGNED)-
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I Wanna Be Sedated: Pop Music in the Seventies -(SIGNED)-

By Dellio, Phil -(signed)-; Woods, Scott

Toronto: Sound And Vision, 1993. -----The scan you see is the book you get. Large soft cover (roughly) 9" by 6" (inches), flat uncreased spine, 182 pages, clean tight & square, SIGNED (without inscription) by Scott Woods on title page. "Dellio & Woods mix up classic rock & K-Tel until you can't tell the difference, dissecting a rock 'n" roll decade that had heretofore never been given its full due, and along the way they help to answer a question somebody in Frank Kogan's band once asked this other band that was rehearsing its cover of 'I Wanna Be Sedated' in the next room over: 'Why do you wanna be so dated?' " (Chuck Eddy, author of Stairway to Hell) Check out the scans. . Signed by Author. 1st Edition 2nd Printing. Soft Cover. Near Fine. Illus. by Dave Prothero illustrator;. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$29.69

In the Land of Long Fingernails:  A Gravedigger's Memoir
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In the Land of Long Fingernails: A Gravedigger's Memoir

By Wilkins, Charles

Toronto: Viking, 2008. -----The scan you see is the book you get. Off white boards with red design and lettering, headband, 220 pages, Near Fine to Fine condition, feels unopened unread, dust jacket is in Near Fine to Fine condition now in Mylar. "Amid relentless gallows humor & the inevitable reminders of what it is, finally, to be human, Wilkins provides an unforgettable insider's view of a morbidly fascinating industry. In the Land of Long Fingernails is a story of mortality, materialism, friendship & sexuality and the gradual coming-of-age of an impressionable young man." Check out the scans. . 1st Edition 1st Printing. Hard Cover. Near Fine - Fine/Near Fine. Illus. by Uncredited. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$19.79

You Suck:  -(The second book in the "Love Story" series)-
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You Suck: -(The second book in the "Love Story" series)-

By Moore, Christopher

New York: William Morrow & Co / HarperCollins, 2007. -----The scan you see is the book you get. Black boards with red lettering on spine, headband, 328 pages, Near Fine condition, dust jacket is in Near Fine condition, now in Mylar. ""You bitch, you killed me. You suck!" Being dead sucks. Make that being undead sucks. Literally. Just ask Thomas C. Flood. Waking up after a fantastic night unlike anything he's ever experienced, he discovers that his girlfriend, Jody, the woman of his dreams, is a vampire. And surprise! Now he's one, too." Check out the scans. . 3rd Printing. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$12.86

Dear Mrs. Bird
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Dear Mrs. Bird

By Pearce, A. J.

New York: Scribner Book , 2018. -----The scan you see is the book you get. Large soft cover (roughly) 9" by 6" (inches), flat uncreased spine, clean square & tight, 281 pages, Near Fine to Fine condition, gift giving quality. "An irresistible debut set in London during World War II about an adventurous young woman who becomes a secret advice columnist, a warm, funny, & enormously moving story for fans of The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society and Lilac Girls". Check out the scans. . 2nd Printing. Soft Cover with French Flaps. Near Fine - Fine. Illus. by Kimberly Glyder;. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$14.73

French Exit
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French Exit

By deWitt, Patrick

Toronto: Anansi, 2018. -----The scan you see is the book you get. Large soft cover (roughly) 8 1/4" by 5 1/2" (inches), tight square & clean, flat uncresed spine, Near Fine - Fine condition. "Frances Price - tart widow, possessive mother, & Upper East Side force of nature - is in dire straits, beset by scandal and impending bankruptcy. Her adult son Malcolm is no help, mired in a permanent state of arrested development. And then there's the Price's aging cat, Small Frank, who Frances believes houses the spirit of her late husband, an infamously immoral litigator & world-class cad whose gruesome tabloid death rendered Frances and Malcolm social outcasts." Check out the scans. . 1st Edition 1st Printing. Soft Cover. Near Fine - Fine. Illus. by Eric Hanson;. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$20.67

Not Quite the Classics   -(SIGNED)-
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Not Quite the Classics -(SIGNED)-

By Mochrie, Colin -(signed)-

Toronto: Viking, 2012. -----The scan you see is the book you get. Grey cloth with white lettering on spine, head band, xiii, 231 pages with b & w photos through-out, SIGNED "enjoy" by author, Near Fine condition with ink name on ffep, dust jacket is in Near Fine condition. "Borrowing from a well-known improv game, Mochrie takes the first & last lines from familiar classics & reimagines everything in between. With the same engaging humour he exhibits on stage, television, and film, he takes the reader in bizarre & hilarioud new directions." Check out ther scans. . Signed by Author. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$28.59

Whistle Stop:  A Rollicking Romp Across Canada on the Limerick Special  -(SIGNED)-
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Whistle Stop: A Rollicking Romp Across Canada on the Limerick Special -(SIGNED)-

By Pullen, Ken -(signed)-

St Catharines: Calvin Press, 1992. -----The scan you see is the book you get. Large soft cover (roughly) 8 1/2" by 5 1/2" (inches), flat uncreased spine, clean square & tight, 108 pages with some illustrations, SIGNED with inscription (not personalized), Near Fine condition with reorder page at rear of book lightly crossed. Check out the scans. . Signed by Author. First Edition. Soft Cover. Near Fine. Illus. by Bonna Rouse;. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$23.75

The World of LAW:  (two volume set):  The Law in Literature Volume 1;  The Law as Literature Volume 2;  -(two hard covers with dust jackets)-
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The World of LAW: (two volume set): The Law in Literature Volume 1; The Law as Literature Volume 2; -(two hard covers with dust jackets)-

By London, Ephraim (ed): Lewis Carroll, Robert Benchley, Anton Chekhov, William Faulkner, A. A. Milne, Henry Miller, Oscar Wilde, Emile Zola, Henry James, Stephen Crane, Damon Ruyon, Charles Dickens, W. S. Gilbert, Mark Twain, W. Somerset Maugham, O. Henry +

New York: Simon and Schuster, 1960. -----The scans you see are the books you get. Both hardcovers are red coth with black and gilt design, headbands, top edge dark blue, xviii, 654, ix, 780 pages, no slipcase, Very Good Plus condition with some fading to top edge on vol two & faint edge wear, dust jackets are in Very Good condition with sunning to spine and minor edge wear & small stain to front cover of vol one, now in Mylar. "Ephraim London has designed an anthology to prove that the law is above no one's head, that it is the stuff of life & literature.To support his contention, Mr. London has summoned an impressive array of witnesses; novelists, playwrights, philosophers & prophets, not to mention judges & lawyers, and the Bible itself." Extra shipping will be asked for overseas delivery. Check out the scans. . Third Printing. Hard Covers. Very Good Plus/Very Good. Illus. by Honore Daumier's lithographs on jackets;. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$74.24

The Owl in the Attic and Other Perplexities
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The Owl in the Attic and Other Perplexities

By Thurber, James (James Grover Thurber)

New York: Perennial Library / Harper & Row, 1965. -----The scan you see is the book you get. Tight clean & square, flat spine, 113 pages with illustrations through-out by Thurber, Very Good condition with some toning to page edges, ink name, minor edge wear, small front corner crease, with a light toning streak to front cover (check out the scans). . 1st Perennial Library Edition . Soft Cover. Very Good. Illus. by James Thurber; .

$15.50

Maker of Men:  The Kilcoo Story  -(SIGNED)-
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Maker of Men: The Kilcoo Story -(SIGNED)-

By Latimer, John -(signed)-

Kilcoo Camp, Canada : John Latimer, 1999. -----The scan you see is the book you get. Large soft cover (roughly) 9" by 6" (inches) clean, tight & square, flat spine, 33 pages with b & w photos & maps through-out. Near Fine to Fine condtiion with faint edge wear. looks unopened unread, gift giving quality, SIGNED & dated with inscription on title page by author. "Maker of Men Story is about a private boys' camp founded in 1932. The book covers the beginnings, the anecdotes, the philosophy, the adventures, the challenges & the reason for the succuess of one of Canada's most reputable summer camps. With sensitivity & humour, Latimer has captured the spirit of life at Kilcoo from the beginning to the present." Check out the scans. . Signed by Author. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Soft Cover. Near Fine - Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$9.89

Ronnie Corbett's Small Man's Guide -- or How to Aspire to Greater Heights
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Ronnie Corbett's Small Man's Guide -- or How to Aspire to Greater Heights

By Corbett, Ronnie; (edited by) Spike Mullins; (illustrations by) Bill Tidy

London: Sphere, 1977. -----The scan you see is the book you get. Soft cover, tight clean & square, flat spine, 124 pages including b & w cartoons and photographs, Very Good Plus condition with minor edge wear, ink name on ffep. Contents include: Forword / The small man & self-defence / The small man & the law / The small man & pets / The small man & the garden / The small man & romance / The small man & history / The small man & work / The small man & hobbies, pastimes / The small man & home decorating / The small man & motoring / The small man & doctors / The small man & keeping fit / The small man & holidays / The small man & writing a book. Check out the scans. . 1st Sphere Books Ediiton 1st Printing. Soft Cover. Very Good Plus. Illus. by Bill Tidy; .

$18.80

What's Wrong With University:  And How to Make It Work For You Anyway  -(SIGNED)-
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What's Wrong With University: And How to Make It Work For You Anyway -(SIGNED)-

By Rybak, Jeff -(signed)-

Toronto: ECW press, 2007. -----The scan you see is the book you get. Large soft cover (roughly) 9" by 6" (inches) flat uncreased spine, clean square & tight, SIGNED (without inscription), 271 pages with illustrations by Evan Munday. "First, you need to deal with that glorious but conflicted institution called university. To help you, in this book, Jeff Rybak walks you through the types of students you might meet, the situations you might face (dropping courses, talking to professors, living on/off campus, etc.), & the things you might do to make the most of your post-secondary education. After many hours advising students through his elected role on his students' union, while an undergraduate himself, Rybak delivers his critiques of university, his advice on getting what you want, & his potential reforms straight up, with a twist of humour." The check out the scans. . Signed by Author. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Soft Cover. Near Fine. Illus. by Evan Munday;. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$21.77

Discworld series:  The Colour of Magic; (with) Equal Rites; (with) Soul Music; (with) Jingo; (with) Carpe Jugulum; (with)  Night Watch; (with) Unseen Academicals;   -(7 volumes from the "Discworld" series)-
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Discworld series: The Colour of Magic; (with) Equal Rites; (with) Soul Music; (with) Jingo; (with) Carpe Jugulum; (with) Night Watch; (with) Unseen Academicals; -(7 volumes from the "Discworld" series)-

By Pratchett, Terry

New York / Londom: Corgi / Harper, 2009. -----The scans you see are the books you get. All seven (7) soft covers are tight square & clean, flat uncreased spines, 285, 264, 378, 414, 425, 474, 435 pages, all books are in at least Very Good Plus condition or better, some with faint edge wear. "Pratchett began writing the Discworld series in 1983 to "have fun with some of the cliches" & it is a humorous & often satirical sequence of stories set in the colourful fantasy Discworld universe." (Wikipedia) Books are: (Discworld series) "The Colour of Magic" / "Equal Rites" / "Soul Music" / "Jingo" / "Carpe Jugulum" / "Night Watch" / "Unseen Academicals." Seven volumes from the "Discworld" series. Check out the scans. . Various dates & printings. Soft Covers. Very Good Plus - Near Fine. Illus. by Paul Kidby, Josh Kirby, Ben Perrini ;.

$39.59

The Serpent of Venice
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The Serpent of Venice

By Moore, Christopher

New York: William Morrow, 2014. -----The scan you see is the book you get. Quarter bound blue cloth blue boards with red lettering on spine, headband, maps for end papers, 326 pages, Near Fine condition with errant ink mark on bottom edge, dust jacket is in Near Fine condition now in Mylar. "Once again, Christopher Moore delivers a rousing literary satire, a dramedy mash-up rich with delights, including (but not limited to): foul plots, counterplots, true love, jealousy, murder, betrayal, revenge, codpieces, three mysterious locked boxes, a boatload of gold, a pound of flesh, occasional debauchery, and water (lots of water." Check out the scans. . 1st Edition 1st Printing. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. Illus. by Adam Johnson cover artist; endpaper map: "Map of Venice." a woodcut by Jacopo de' Barbari;. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$11.76

The Lord God Made Them All  -(SIGNED by Jim Wight, James Herriot\'s son)-
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The Lord God Made Them All -(SIGNED by Jim Wight, James Herriot's son)-

By Herriot, James -(signed by Jim Wight)-

Toronto: Nelson, 1981. -----The scan you see is the book you get. Grey cloth with black and gilt on spine, no indication of edition or reprint, assumed 1st, with loosely laid in SIGNATURE "Best Wishes" Jim Wight (James Herriot's son), 348 pages with illustrations through-out, Very Good Plus condition with minor edge wear, a few small ink #s on ffep, dust jacket is in Near Fine condition now in Mylar. Check out the scans. . Signed. Assumed 1st Canadian. Hard Cover. Very Good Plus/Near Fine. Illus. by Illustrated by Larry;. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$29.58

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