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A. W. Peene, Architect -(business card)-

by Peene, A. W. (1869-1940)

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Used - Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
Published
1925
Binding
Hardcover
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Hamilton: Wentworth Chambers, 1925. -----# 012364 The scan you see is the business card you get. Business card (roughly) 4" by 2 1/2" (inches), clean, square sharp corners, The business card dates from the early 1920s to 30s would be my guess. An architect of some note worked all across Canada, though mainly in Hamilton. He worked out of… Read more
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Against Reproduction: Where Renaissance Texts Come From

by Guy-Bray, Stephen

Condition
Used - Near Fine
Jacket condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
Published
2009
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 10
144264060X
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Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2009. -----Thee scan you see is the book you get. Lime green cloth (roughly) 9 1/4" by 6 1/4" (inches) with gilt on spine, xvii, 219 pages, Near Fine to Fine condition, dust jacket is in Near Fine to Fine condition. "Against Reproduction is a pioneering & erudite study lthat should hold wide appeal for… Read more
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A Wonder Book and Tanglewood Tales

by Hawthorne, Nathaniel

Condition
Used - Very Good Plus
Jacket condition
No Jacket
Edition
Unknown Edition
Binding
Hardcover
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Philadelphia: David McKay -----The scan you see is the book you get. Hard cover, green cloth with front board full colour paste down (roughly) 7 1/2" by 5 1/2" (inches), illustrated end papers, 356 pages, Very Good Plus condition with minor edge wear. Contents include: (The Wonder-Book) The Gorgon's Head: Tanglewood Porch: Introductory to "The Gorgon's Head" ;… Read more
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The Brigands' Prey

by Jackson, A. M.

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Used - Very Good Plus
Jacket condition
Very Good Minus
Edition
Unknown Edition
Binding
Hardcover
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London: The Religious Tract Society -----The scan you see is the book you get. Purple cloth with black lettering and design, 239 pages, Very Good condition with a small amount of foxing (minor) & minor edge wear, no date but has former owners inscription dated 1941, dust jacket is in Very Good to Very Good Minus condition price clipped with… Read more
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Mainly For Wives - (a Guide to Practical Love-Making & Sexual Enjoyment)

by Chartham, Robert (Ronald Sydney Seth)

Condition
Used - Very Good Plus
Edition
1st Midwood Books Edition
Published
1965
Binding
Paperback
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New York / Canada: Midwood Books # 32-511, 1965. -----The scan you see is the book you get. Tight clean and sqaure, flat uncreased spine, 154 pages, Very Good Plus condition with some slight browning to inside covers (minor) & minor edge wear. Check out the scans. . 1st Midwood Books Edition . Soft Cover. Very Good Plus.
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Poems of James Montgomery -(with one hundred illustrations)-

by Montgomery, James; edited by Robert Aris Willmott

Condition
Used - Very Good
Jacket condition
No Jacket
Edition
Assumed 1st Routledge Warne & Routledge
Published
1860
Binding
Hardcover
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New York: Routledge, Warne, & Routledge,, 1860. -----# 010453 - The scan you see is the book you get. Full green leather with five raised bands, tooling in gilt, all edges gilt, headband, [20], 380 pages, Very Good condition with rubbing and wear to edges, with ink name dated 1959 & ink name dated 1861 on end papers, very light… Read more
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A Trip to Manitoba; or, Roughing It On the Line

by Fitzgibbon, Mary Agnes (1851-1915)

Condition
Used - Very Good Plus
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No Jacket
Edition
First Edition
Published
1880
Binding
Hardcover
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Toronto: Rose-Belford Pub., 1880. -----The scan you see is the book you get. Dark green cloth stamped in gilt & black & blind, headband, [2], 1 leaf, [v]-xvi, [13]-267 p.; 19 cm. (7 1/2"), Very Good Plus (I hesitate to grade an 1880 book Near Fine but this one is very close), former owners ink name neatly & in small… Read more
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Alick's Hero -by the author of "Dickie's Secret" & "At Last"

by Shaw, Catharine

Condition
Used - Very Good
Jacket condition
No Jacket
Edition
New Edition
Binding
Hardcover
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London: John F. Shaw and Co. -----The scan you see is the book you get. Blue cloth with gilt, white, black and brown design and lettering, 224 pages plus 4 tipped-in b & w illustrated plates including frontis by H.Petherick, no date, circa 1875 - 85 minor edge wear, ink name to front facing end paper, light spotting/browning to… Read more
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Romance of Empire South Africa - with 12 Full Page Colour Plates

by Colvin, Ian D

Condition
Used - Very Good Plus
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No Jacket
Edition
Assumed 1st Thomas Nelson
Binding
Hardcover
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London: Thomas Nelson and Sons -----The scan you see is the book you get. Blue cloth with pictorial pastedown inset on front board with black design and lettering on spine and front, nd, circa 1909 - 11?, no indiction of reprint or edition, could be First Thomas Nelson Edition, former owners name on half-title page , with light browning mark… Read more
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Everyday Banana Recipes - Banana Omelet, A Refreshing Drink, Burnt Sugar & Banana Pie, Scalloped Bananas, Casserole Baked Bananas, Banana Stuffing (for Roast Goose, Duck), Banana Bisque, Broiled Bananas, Banana Cones, Fried Bananas with Bacon or Sauage +

by Banana Distributing Co. Bauerlein Inc

Condition
Used - Very Good
Edition
Unknown Edition
Published
1927
Binding
Paperback
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New Orleans : R. R. Donnelley & Sons, 1927. -----Tight square and clean, no names, 20 pages with full colour illustrations and b & w photos, staples starting to show signs of oxidation, faint pencil marks on top right coner area (very minor), small closed repaired tear front cover top left corner (check out the scan). Contents include: Bananas are… Read more
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Knox Dainty Desserts for Dainty People - "Gelatene-ized" Milk for Infants, Hints on Serving, Laying the Table, Seating Guests at Table, Recipes for Invalids and Convalescent's Tray, Jellies; Cold Desserts, Frozen Desserts, Salads, Savories, Candies, ++++

by Knox Gelatine (Sparkling & Acidulated)

Condition
Used - Very Good
Edition
Unknown Edition
Published
1924
Binding
Paperback
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Johnstown, N. Y. : Chas. B. Knox Gelatine C., 1924. -----Tight square and clean, no names, 41 pages with full colour illustratons and some b & w drawings, copyright date 1924, staples starting to show signs of oxidation, minor edge wear. Contents include: Makes Desserts, Salads, Puddings, Sherberts, Jellies, Ice Creams and Candies / Quantity of liquid jellied by… Read more
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The Error of Her Ways

by Barrett, Frank

Condition
Used - Poor to Fair
Jacket condition
No Jacket
Edition
First Edition
Published
1905
Binding
Hardcover
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London: Chatto & Windus, 1905. -----Quarter bound leather black cloth boards with gilt on spine, front and rear boards loose, head of spine rubbed away, check out the scan, rear end paper loose, edge wear/rubbing, exlibrary with no pocket, just a few stamps, library plate with Rules of Lending Libraries listed on inside front board, some light foxing through out,… Read more
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Archie's Old Desk

by Doudney, Sarah (1843-1926)

Condition
Used - Very Good
Jacket condition
No Jacket
Edition
1873 Edition
Published
1873
Binding
Hardcover
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London: Sunday School Union, 1873. -----Green cloth with gilt and black design and lettering, 117 pages with 5 ,mostly, full page engravings including frontis, plus headpieces, with 2 pages of adds at rear, dated 1873 on title page with no indication of reprint, former owners inscription on blank end paper dated 1873, minor edge wear, with some minor faint foxing.… Read more
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A Handbook of First Aid: In Accidents Emergencies Poisoning Sunstroke, Etc. -Household Edition

by Blech, Dr. Gustavus M

Condition
Used - Very Good
Edition
Assumed 1st
Published
1916
Binding
Paperback
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Chicago: Bauer & Black, 1916. -----Tight & square, with no indication of reprint or edition, 127 pages with photos and illustration, some damp staining to front cover & a couple of light spots on 1st page, check out scan, , no names, with added ink written first aid information on blank end paper. Contents include: Intro / The Human… Read more
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Irish Antiquities - General Guide -Earthworks: Sepulchral and Defensive, Early Stone Structures: Sepulchral Defensive and Domestic, Structures of Stone and Mortar

by Government Pub

Condition
Used - Very Good Plus
Edition
Assumed Thus First
Published
1963
Binding
Paperback
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Dublin: Government Pub. , 1963. -----20 page stapled booklet with illustrations, tight square and clean, no names, coded date on back end paper 7-63 (July 1963) no indication of reprint, minor edge wear. Contents include: Earthworks: Sepulchral and Defensive / Early Stone Structures: Sepulchral, Defensive and Domestic / Structures of Stone and Mortar. Any image directly… Read more
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Elements of Algebra; Designed for the Use of Canadian Grammar and Common Schools -part of the "Lovell's Series of School Books"

by Sangster, John Herbert

Condition
Used - Very Good Minus
Jacket condition
No Jacket
Edition
1st Edition
Published
1864
Binding
Hardcover
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Montreal / Toronto: John Lovell / Adam Miller, 1864. -----The scan you see is the book you get. Quarter bound in dark brown/black leather, brown cloth boards, gilt on spine, 303 pages, preface dated January 1864, title page dated 1864, no indication of reprint, rubbing to boards/spine, end papers browned from make shift paper dust jacket (gone), front and rear… Read more
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Rhymes of a Red Cross Man

by Service, Robert W.

Condition
Used - Very Good
Jacket condition
No Jacket
Edition
Assumed 1st Barse & Hopkins
Published
1916
Binding
Hardcover
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New York: Barse & Hopkins , 1916. -----The scan you see is the book you get. Red cloth / leatherette ? with gilt on boards, teg gilt, red end papers, 208 pages, with silk book marker (hanging on by a thread), frontis is b & w photo or Robert W. Service with facsimile of signature under it, no names,… Read more
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Water Supply: A Student's Handbook on the Conditions Governing the Selection of Sources & the Distribution of Water -- with numerous illustrations, plans & tables

by Middleton, R. E

Condition
Used - Very Good
Jacket condition
No Jacket
Edition
1st Edition
Published
1903
Binding
Hardcover
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London: Charles Griffin & Co , 1903. -----The scan you see is the book you get. Red cloth with gilt, (ix) 168 pages plus 4 fold out plates with 86 page catalogue at rear of book, minor edge wear, back and front gutters starting, ink name on half title page. Contents include: Preface / Intro / Requirements as to… Read more
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Labours of Love: A Tale for the Young

by Taylor, Winifred

Condition
Used - Good Plus
Jacket condition
No Jacket
Edition
Assumed Reprint
Published
1889
Binding
Hardcover
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Edinburgh: W. P. Nimmo, Hay, & Mitchell, 1889. -----Green cloth with blue, red, black and gilt design on boards, 224 pages plus (16) pages of book catalogue dated 1890, presentation plate dated 1892 on fep, with frontis and illustated plates, minor edge wear, shaken, front hinge starting (may have been glued), any image directly beside this listing is the actual… Read more
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Poppy's Presents

by Mrs. Amy Catherine Walton (Amy Catherine Deck) (1849-1939)

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Used - Very Good
Jacket condition
No Jacket
Edition
Assumed 1st Edition
Binding
Hardcover
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London: The Religious Tract Society. -----Green cloth with red and gilt design on boards, 127 pages, with full page illustrations through-out, no date, former owners stamp and name dated 1895 on ffep, gutter starting but no loose pages, minor edge wear. any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a stock photo. Assumed 1st Edition. Hard… Read more
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