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Lonesome Traveller

by Kerouac, Jack

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Published
1970
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Very Good
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1st Edition
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New York: Grove Press, 1970 Appears Unread But Does Have Flaws: Former Owner Signature, Front Cover Corner Crease And Tear To Upper Edge Back Cover. This Is The 1970 Grove Press Evergreen Black Cat B253 Stated First Printing. Praised By Allen Ginsberg On Rear Cover As "New Buddha Of American Prose." Perhaps More Telling And Possibly… Read more
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Peter Pitseolak's Escape From Death

by Peter Pitseolak

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Published
1977
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Near Fine
ISBN
9780771030307
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Toronto Canada: McClelland & Stewart, 1977 Peter Pitseolak (1902-1973) Was An Inuit Photographer, Artist, Sculptor And Historian. Wikipedia Tells How He Was First Given A Camera In The 1940'S And Together With His Wife Managed To Develop And Print In An Igloo, Using A Flashlight Covered By A Red Cloth And A Lens Filter Made From A Pair Of… Read more
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My Dear Mr. M:

by Francis Bolgerand Elizabeth R. Epperly (Eds)

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Published
1981
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Near Fine
Edition
1st Edition
ISBN
9780070923997
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Toronto Canada: McGraw-Hill Ryerson Ltd, 1981 This Is A Collection Of Letters Written By L.M. Montgomery, The Author Of The Anne Of Green Gables Series And Many Other Novels, To George Boyd Macmillan, A Young Scottish Journalist And Writer. The Correspondence Lasted For 39 Years, Revealing Montgomery Over The Years As First, "A Confident And Cheeful Young Woman To… Read more
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Report To Saint Peter

by Van Loon, Hendrik Willem

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Published
1947
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Near Fine
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1st Edition
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New York: Simon And Schuster, 1947 Hendrik Van Loon Won The 1922 Newbery Medal For The Story Of Mankind. He Was Notable For His Young Adult Nonfiction Works. Report To Saint Peter Was His Last Work, Intended To Be An Autobiography, But Far From Complete When He Died. As Noted On The Jacket, Van Loon Was Much More Interested In… Read more
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The Same River Twice

by Walker, Alice

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Published
1997
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Near Fine
Edition
1st Edition
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9780671003777
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U.S.A.: Washington Square Press, 1997 Very Nice Copy Of First Edition First Printing Alice Walker (The Color Purple). This Is An Interesting Memoir Because It Is About The Color Purple And Her Feelings About The Making Of The Film. Contains Her Screenplay.
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Farmer Premier: The Memoirs of E.C. Drury

by Drury, E.C.

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Published
1966
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Very Good
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McClelland & Stewart, 1966 Signed on acknowledgements page, 'with best wishes' by this former premier and leader of the United Farmers of Ontario, in unclipped dust jacket which has some light soiling and edgewear. Very slight cant to green boards with gold lettering. 1966 Edition not stated.
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Stop-Time

by Conroy, Frank

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Sparkle Books
Published
1967
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Near Fine
Edition
1st Edition
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New York: Viking/Macmillan, 1967 Near Fine In Very Good Dust Jacket. Former Owner Signature On Fep. Scarlet Top Tint Is Very Bright, Minor Dust Mark. First Printing, 1967, Taupe Boards, Black Endpapers, Gilt Titles. Creamy Pages (Toning?) Corners And Binding Very Much Intact. Dust Jacket Is Matte Black, So Chips And Spine Top Loss Are Very Evident. Not Clipped, Original… Read more
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Jack London Sailor On Horseback

by Stone, Irving

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Sparkle Books
Published
1969
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Very Good
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1st Edition
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New York: Signet, 1969 This Is Signet Y5444 Priced At $1.25, Stated First Printing July 1969. Some Cover Creasing And Pages Are Toned, But The Binding Is Tight Enough And The Pages Are Even Enough That It May Be Unread. Described As "Candid," And You Know What That Means When A Publisher Wants To Sell Books! London Is A Clark… Read more
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Seeds of man: An experience lived and dreamed

by Guthrie, Woody

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Sparkle Books
Published
1976
Condition
Very Good+
Edition
1st Edition
ISBN
9780525199366
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U.S.A.: Dutton, 1976 Published Posthumously, This Semi-Autobiographical Story Was Written By Woody Guthrie In 1947/8 About A Family Trip In Early 1930'S Texas In Search Of A Silver Mine.Very Good Plus In Near Fine Dust Jacket Which Has Been Clipped. Blue Boards Show Some Sunning Along The Edges And There Is Some Light Splatter On Top Edge. Otherwise A Very… Read more
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Life Of Frederick Courtenay Selous, D.S.O. Capt, 25Th Royal Fusiliers

by Millais, J.G.

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Published
1919
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Good
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1st Edition
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U.K.: Longman's, 1919 1919 3Rd Printing, Longman's. Lacks Dust Jacket. Clean And Solid Save Front Hinge Lightly Cracked. Light Scratch To Front Board. Illustrated With Photographs Of Subject, Who Was Killed In Action In 1917. Including Frontispiece With Tissue Guard. Includes Four Pages Of Penciled Notes On Preliminary Blank Pages Which Continues In Ink On The End Papers, With The… Read more
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The Sleighs Of My Childhood /Les Traineaux De Mon Enfance

by Italiano, Carlo

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Published
1974
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Good +
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Montreal And New York: Tundra, 1974 Not Without Flaws, This Is A Very Appealing Bilingual Book Depicting Winter-Time Montreal In The 1920'S And 1930'S. Both The Paintings And The Text Well Worth The Time. Note The Scan Of Bonsecour Market Which Appears On The Rear Jacket Panel! The Bad News Is There Is A Spill To The Upper Left Hand… Read more
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No Man Alone: A Neurosurgeon's Life

by Penfield, Wilder

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Sparkle Books
Published
1977
Condition
Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
ISBN
9780316698399
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U.S.A.: Little, Brown and Company, 1977 Very Good First Edition In Good + Dust Jacket Which Has Some Small Closed Tears But Is Unclipped And Displays The Original $12.50 Price, Crease To Front Side Flap. Former Owner Name. An Intelligent And Dedicated Man Tells About His Very Interesting Job And His Leadership In The Field.
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Sylvia Plath: Voices in Poetry

by Chapman, Lynne F.

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Published
1994
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Near Fine
ISBN
9780886826147
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U.S.A.: Creative Education, 1994 This Is An Interesting And Unusual Book About The Poetry Of Sylvia Plath Which Combines Poems, Biographical Details, Photographs. Each Poem Is Accompanied By A Photograph Of An Interpretive Dance Pose. Near Fine In Very Good Unclipped Dust Jacket Which Has A Small Closed Tearon Front Edge Of Upper Spine.
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Riel: A Life of Revolution

by Siggins, Maggie

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Sparkle Books
Published
1995
Condition
Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
ISBN
9780006384700
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Toronto On Canada: Harpercollins Canada, 1995 This Is A Very Good Inscribed Stated First Paperback Printing By Maggie Siggins, Author Of The Revenge Of The Land And A Canadian Tragedy (The Latter Based On The Colin Thatcher Story). Book Shows Some Age Toning And There Is A Slight Corner Turn-Up, But There Are No Reading Creases And It Appears Unread.… Read more
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Western Windows

by Hutchison, Bruce

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Published
1967
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Near Fine
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Toronto On: Longmans Canada, 1967 Near Fine Copy Of Reminiscences By Bruce Hutchison In Very Good Unclipped Dust Jacket. Former Owner Name On Ffep. Print Details Not Stated. This Is A Book Of Reminiscences About Hutchison's Career As A Journalist And His Life Outdoors On Vancouver Island.
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The Long Way To Los Gatos

by Albright, Verne R.;

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Published
1999
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
1st Edition
ISBN
9780965853323
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U.S.A.: Amigo Pubns Inc, 1999 Inscribed By The Author An Exciting Personal Account Of A Journey On Horseback From Peru To California Which Introduced The Peruvian Paso Horse To North America. Near Fine In Near Fine Unclipped Dust Jacket.
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Road To Katmandu: An Account Of Life On The Hippie Trail From Istanbul To Katmandu

by Marnham, Patrick

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Sparkle Books
Published
1971
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Near Fine
Edition
1st Edition
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New York: Putnam, 1971 Near Fine First U.S. Putnam 1971, No Writing Or Marks. In Very Good Plus Clipped Dust Jacket That Has Some Rubbing And Some Edge Wear To Spine Top And Tail. Map End Papers. In Some Ways It Was The Ultimate Thing To Do. I Knew People That Did This Trip, And Others Who Had Similar Adventures… Read more
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Flowers in the Backyard - Testimonies of a World Citizen; the Story of Tibor Frank

by Csontos, Janos; Csepiga, Zoltan (translator)

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Published
2003
Condition
Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
ISBN
9780973397000
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Toronto: Laszlo Nagy, 2003 Biography Of Tibor Frank And Signed By Him On Title Page. Gift Inscription On Ffep By Dagny Gingrich, Associate Writer And Editor. Very Good Plus Condition And No Dust Jacket As Issued. Illistrated With Black And White And Colour Photographs. Translated From The Hungarian Edition Which Also Was The Basis For A Documentary. Format Is As… Read more
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My Life in Art

by Stanislavsky, Konstantin

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Published
1974
Condition
Very Good
ISBN
9780878305506
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New York: Theatre Arts, 1974 Theatre Arts Trade Paperback Circa 1974, Very Good Save Light Crease To Rear Upper Corner And Some Fine Scratches To Spine. No Writing Or Marks. May Be Unread. Clean And Square. Autobiography Of The Inventor Of The Stanislovsky Method Acting.
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R.V.R.: The Life Of Rembrandt Van Rijn

by Van Loon, Hendrik Willem

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Published
1954
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Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
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New York: Heritage Press, 1954 Special Revised Edition By The Heritage Press, 1939, 4Th Printing (1954). Biography With 150 Pictures And Illustrations. Light Rubbing To Lower Corners, Protected By Glassine Cover. Still Solid, Square And Clean. Large And Heavy Octavo, Expect Extra Postage Request.
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