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Beautiful Wedding, The
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Beautiful Wedding, The

By Wood, Charles Erskine Scott & Sara Bard Field

Privately printed by Edwin & Robert Grabhorn. Book written in commemoration of the marriage of "Kay and Jim". Katherine and James Caldwell married on 01. September 1929. Katherine was the daughter of Sara Bard Field (poet & suffragist). Sara B. Field was married the second time to Charles Wood (liberal author & politician). There is a handwritten note on page 64 that reads: "Then I read the following" which suggests that this copy belonged to someone with a part to play in the ceremony. The dedication at the front reads: "To Walter and Elizabeth with our love, Kay and Jim." Grey boards with black titling on tan spine label, leading and bottom textblock edges untrimmed, top edges of end papers uncut, small woodcut illustration with red text: "Los Gatos, The Cats, California, MCMXXIX" , 89 pages. Lower corners lightly bumped, light stain to bottom free corner of back cover, foxing spots to text block edges and some page edges. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. Hard Cover. Good+ to Very Good-. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$250.00

Lifestyles Fashionstyles: Secrets of Successful Dressing

By Samuel, Kathryn

London: Orbis Book Publishing Corporation Ltd. "The first part of this book is devoted to establishing the qualities that make up your personal lifestyle; the second to those enduring and excitingly different fashion stories which mean that there is always a current "look" which is right for you." Black cloth with silver titling on spine, colour illustsrations and photographs throughout, 192 pages. Dust jacket has minor shelf wear. This is a handsome copy - clean, bright and tight. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$28.00

10,000 Secrets of the Rich and Wise, Revealed By Doctor F. Shreve
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10,000 Secrets of the Rich and Wise, Revealed By Doctor F. Shreve

By Shreve, F.

Sioux Falls, S.D.: Dr. F. Shreve Circa 1900. A scarce volume; this is the only hard cover we have seen mentioned - perhaps an early re-bind?? Book is a collection of facts regarding medicine in humans and animals, artificial wines and liquors, miscellaneous formulae for such things as artificial maple syrup, axle grease, blackheads, chocolate, deoderized alcohol, embalming fluid, fly paper, grease paint, harness blacking, nickel plating bath, quinine hair tonic, stove polish liquid, superfluous hair, root beer, etc., cements, perfumes, face powders, tests for the urine, facts worth knowing, facts about money, fate of the apostles, chapters on ice creams, candy making, etcetera etcetera. Black hard cover without titling, green and brown decorated end papers, black and white portrait of author on title page, 128 pages as well as a ten-page index, publisher's advertising at back. Cover has edge wear particularly to corners and lower edge, cover has multiple areas of discolouration/fading but is still obviously black, pages and page edges are darkened, there were a few pencil marks in the text which we erased, page 52 is printed upside-down (but its reverse side - page 51 - is upright). This is a fascinating book, in relatively nice shape - binding is tight. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. Hard Cover. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$125.00

Register of Twentieth Century Johnians, Vol 1, 1900-1949, Draft
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Register of Twentieth Century Johnians, Vol 1, 1900-1949, Draft

By St. John's College, Cambridge

Cambridge: St. John's College, 2003 Draft copy, covers all those admitted to the college in the first half of the century. White soft cover with black titling on front, 510 pages. Cover has light shelf wear, front and back corners lightly bumped/creased which continues into text, book is clean, bright and tight. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. Advance Reading Copy. Soft Cover. Very Good-. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$20.00

Old McGill 1951
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Old McGill 1951

Montrreal, P.Q.: Undergraduates of McGill University, 1951 Annual yearbook of McGill University for the class of 1951, Volume 54. Off-white hard cover with red titling, rounded corners, end papers illustrated with black and white photograph of graduation day, illustrated throughout with black and white photographs, several pages of advertising at end of book, 399 pages. Cover has light edge wear, light shelf wear and is lightly and uniformly soiled, light lengthwise crease on spine, text block edge darkened and has a few small spots, text is generally clean and tight, colour on cover is bright - a handsome volume. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. Hard Cover. Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$20.00

Bang Family in StrømsøThe
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Bang Family in StrømsøThe

By Bang, Cathinco; MacCallum, Colin; Vikran, Elisabeth

West Vancouver, BC, Canada: Boiler Island Air Systems Inc., 2005 The Bang Family in Stromso: A little about its origin and activities. Collected and edited by Cathinco Bang. Translated from the Norwegian by Colin MacCallum, PEng, with assistance from Elisabeth Vikran, nee Bang. Glossy illustrated soft cover, signed by Translator,185 pages plus copy of family tree in rear pocket. Minor edge wear, light crease to bottom free corner of back cover. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. Soft Cover. Very Good/-. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$25.00

Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother
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Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother

By Chua, Amy

Penguin Audio, 2011 This is a story about a mother, two daughters, and two dogs. This was supposed to be a story of how Chinese parents are better at reaising kids than Western ones. But instead, it's about a bitter clash of cultures, a fleeting taste of glory, and how I was humbled by a thirteen-year-old. Audiobook read by the author. 5 CDs, unabridged. The CDs are still in the original shrink wrap. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. As New.

$21.00

One Hundred Chin Lifters on Our 100th Year, 1853-1953
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One Hundred Chin Lifters on Our 100th Year, 1853-1953

Montreal: Richardson, Bond & Wright Limited, 1954 Book was "presented on the occasion of our 100th Anniversary as printers in Canada. All have appeared in pamphlet form some time during the past 20 years. Since their beginning in the early 1930's, "Chin Lifters" have been produced to overcome discouragement, to relieve anxiety - to strengthen purpose - to bring diversion." Burgundy textured cloth with gilt titling on spine, simple blind stamped borders and illustration on front, decorated red end papers, red illustration on title page and throughout book,132 pages. Book has minor wear to spine ends, slightly darkened text block edges, small light stains on lower corner of text block edge. Dust jacket has edge wear including chipping and rubbing, spine is slightly sunned, one-inch rubbed spot on front (from sticker removal?) but is overall clean and bright. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. Hard Cover. Good+/Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$14.00

Jacob Mueller: German Revolutionary, American Liberal
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Jacob Mueller: German Revolutionary, American Liberal

By Gardiner, Duncan B.

Cleveland, Ohio, 2005 Gardiner compiled a family's encyclopedia, the most reliable possible collection of names, vital dates, and other important information about each individual in the Mueller family. Red cloth, gilt titling to front and spine, 278 pages. Minor edge wear, top free corner and top of spine show a small bump each. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. Soft Cover. Very Good/-. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$90.00