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REBELLION - A Novel of Upper Canada

by Brandis, Marianne

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1996
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
Later Printing
ISBN
9780889841758
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Erin, Ontario: The Porcupine's Quill, 1996. 284 pp. Trade paperback format. Lightly rubbed on the corners with a flat uncreased spine; no interior markings. Illustrated with drawings by Gerard Brendis a Brandis. An historical novel about Mackenzie’s rebellion of 1837, published to co-incide with the celebrations commemorating the 200th anniversary of the establishment of Yonge Street..… Read more
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THE CONSTANT STAR - A Novel

by Blake, George

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1946
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition - First Thus
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Toronto: Collins, 1946. 319 pp. Navy blue cloth lettered in gilt on the spine. Light wear at the corners of the dustjacket with a short tear on the upper left of the front panel; price intact; no interior markings. Dj art by Claude Muncaster. When he stepped from his father's lowly Highland cart into the trim eight-oared… Read more
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WHITE INDIAN

by Sabin, Edwin L.

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1925
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Printing - First Thus
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New York: A. L. Burt, 1925. 320 pp. Red cloth lettered in gilt on the front panel and spine. Chipping at the corners of the dustjacket with nicks and tape-repaired (from the inside) tears around the edges; previous owner's name on the front free endpaper. Dj art by J. Clinton Shepherd. White Indian was the nickname… Read more
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READINESS AT DAWN - A Novel

by Adam, Wing Commander Ronald

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1976
Condition
Very Good+
Edition
First Printing - First Thus
ISBN
9780426170488
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$7.95

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London: Tandem Books, 1976. 189 pp. Light edge and corner wear with a flat uncreased spine; no interior markings. Originally written during World War II, this a fictionalized version of the author's experiences in the RAF.... First Printing - First Thus. Paperback. Very Good+.
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THE WESTERING SUN - A Novel

by Blake, George

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1947
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition - First Thus
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Toronto: Collins, 1947. 351 pp. Green cloth lettered in gilt on the spine. Some rubbing and a few nicks around the edges of the dustjacket; short tear on the upper left of the front panel; price intact; no interior markings. Dj art by Claude Muncaster. The story of Glasgow and the Clyde and the Oliphant family at… Read more
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THE DEVIL'S VOYAGE - A Novel

by Chalker, Jack L.

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1981
Condition
Very Good+
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780385152846
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Garden City, New York: Doubleday and Company, 1981. 328 pp. Quarter-bound in blue cloth on blue boards; lettered in gilt on the spine. Light wear at the corners of the dustjacket; price intact; no interior markings. A fast-paced novel based on the story of the U.S.S. Indianapolis, the ship that carried the atom bomb from San Francisco… Read more
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BONNIE DUNDEE

by Sutcliff, Rosemary

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1983
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780370309637
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$9.95

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London: The Bodley Head, 1983. 205 pp. Blue boards lettered in gilt on the spine. Lightly rubbed on the corners of the dustjacket; price clipped; no interior markings. Dj art by Jack McCarthy. In exile in Holland, Hugh Herriot recalls the exploits of his youth as a follower of Bonnie Dundee who tried to win back… Read more
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GRETCHEN IN UNIFORM

by Helms-Liesenhoff, K. H. (translated from the German by Peter and Betty Ross)

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1974
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First UK Paperback Printing
ISBN
9780860071082
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London: Futura Books, 1974. 286 pp. Light edge and corner wear with some minor creasing on the spine; no interior markings. As the tide of war began to turn against the Third Reich in the nightmare of the Eastern Front, Hitler called on every able-bodied man and woman to defend the Fatherland. The Gretchens were the girls who… Read more
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LYDDIE

by Paterson, Katherine

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1991
Condition
Very Good+
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780525673385
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New York: Lodestar Books - Dutton, 1991. 182 pp. Personalized inscription from Katherine Paterson to author, Jean Little. Quarter-bound in blue on gray boards; lettered in silver on the spine. Lightly rubbed on the corners of the dustjacket; price intact; aside from the author's writing, no interior markings. Dj art by Deborah Chabrian. When ten-year-old… Read more
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MUINJI'J BECOMES A MAN

by Saqamaw Mi'sel Joe

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
2003
Condition
Very Good+
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9781550811674
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St. John's, Newfoundland: Breakwater Books, 2003. 63 pp. Trade papeback format. Signed on the half-title page by Saqamaw Mi'sel Joe. Lightly rubbed on the corners with a flat uncreased spine; aside from the author's signature, no interior markings. Illustrated with line drawings by Clara Dunn. It was his first trip to a city; he and… Read more
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DOCTOR LUKE OF THE LABRADOR

by Duncan, Norman

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1904
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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New York: Fleming H. Revell Company, 1904. 327 pp. Green cloth decorated in gilt, green and white on the front panel; lettered in gilt on the spine; illustrated endpapers; frontis map. Light wear on the corners with some minor rubbing on the panels; short tear on the half-title page; no interior markings; hinges tight, gutters intact. Born… Read more
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THE ROAD TO CAMLANN - King Arthur

by Sutcliff, Rosemary

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1981
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780370303840
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London: The Bodley Head, 1981. 143 pp. Burgundy boards lettered in gilt on the spine. Lightly rubbed on the corners of the dustjacket; price intact; no interior markings. Wraparound dj art and interior line drawings by Shirley Felts. The evil Mordred, plotting against his father King Arthur, implicates the Queen and Sir Lancelot in treachery and… Read more
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FRONTIER WOLF

by Sutcliff, Rosemary

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1980
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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London: Oxford University Press, 1980. 196 pp. Green boards lettered in gilt on the spine. Lightly rubbed on the corners with a bit of fading on the spine; no interior markings; no dustjacket. As punishment for his poor judgment, a young, inexperienced Roman army officer is sent to Northern England to assume the command of a motley… Read more
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JIP - HIS STORY

by Paterson, Katherine

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1996
Condition
Very Good+
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780525675433
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New York: Lodestar Books - Dutton, 1996. 181 pp. Personalized inscription from Katherine Paterson to author, Jean Little. Quarter-bound in light brown on dark brown boards; lettered in dark brown on the spine. Lightly rubbed on the corners of the dustjacket; price intact; aside from the author's writing, no interior markings. Wraparound dj art by Bill… Read more
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CATHERINE: One Love Is Enough; Catherine; Belle Catherine; Catherine and Arnaud; Catherine and a Time for Love

by Benzoni, Juliette (translated by Jocasta Goodwin

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1966
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First and Later Printings
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$29.95

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London: Pan Books, 1966. 348, 380, 317, 380, 397 pp. All five books have light edge and corner wear with an ink mark inside on the first page; very faint creasing on the spines. To be clear, the five books here are: One Love Is Enough; Catherine; Belle Catherine; Catherine and Arnaud; and Catherine and a Time for… Read more
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THE TORCH - A Novel

by Penfield, Wilder

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1960
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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Boston: Little Brown and Company, 1960. 370 pp. Green boards with a small gilt pictorial on the front panel; decorated in gilt on the spine; dj by Eric Carle. Light wear on the corners of the dustjacket with a few nicks around the edges; price clipped; a few marks on the front free endpaper. This novel covers… Read more
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THE KING'S VIXEN

by Hill, Pamela

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1961
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Paperback Printing
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New York: Popular Library, 1961. 216 pp. PL SP100. Light wear on the corners with a small nick on the upper edge of the back cover and an uncreased spine; store stamped. Cover art by Mitchell Hooks. Wild and beautiful as her own Scottish hills, she maneuvered her way from one lover to another, to reach… Read more
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CORNBREAD ARISTOCRAT

by Garner, Claud

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1952
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Second Printing
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New York: Signet Books - New American Library, 1952. 240 pp. Signet Book 894. Light edge and corner wear with faint creasing on the spine; no interior markings. Cover art by Henry Schaare. He was better at estimating woman-flesh on the slave block than he was in selecting his wives. In this brawling novel, he… Read more
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ROGUES AND LOVERS

by Sarlat, Noah (editor) (Richard Carter; Glenn Kitler; Allen Churchill; Robert J. Levin; George W. Bolds; Freeman Hubbard; Jules Archer; Arnold Hano)

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1956
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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New York: Lion Library Editions, 1956. 191 pp. Lion Library LL83. Light edge and corner wear with minor creasing on the spine; no interior markings. Cover art by Mort Kunstler. This story collection contains: The Back Street Girls of the Duke of Milan; The Unwashed Seducer (Rasputin); Women Who Follow the Fleet; and Sir Henry's Lusty… Read more
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KING OF THE CLIPPERS - Adventure on the High Seas - A Novel

by Collier, Edmund

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1955
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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New York: Aladdin Books, 1955. 192 pp. Beige cloth with a brown and yellow pictorial on the front panel; lettered in brown on the front panel; decorated in yellow and brown on the spine; illustrated endpapers Some edgewear with chipping at the corners of the dustjacket; some loss at the head and foot of the spine; slight fading on… Read more
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