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WORLD WITHIN - A Borneo Story

by Harrisson, Tom

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1959
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First Edition
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London: The Cresset Press, 1959. 349 pp. Blue cloth decorated in red and gilt on the spine; endpaper maps; illustrated with black and white plates. Edge and corner wear on the dustjacket with a bit of rubbing on the upper right of the front panel; price intact; no interior markings. The story of Borneo's interior as it… Read more
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99 STORIES OF THE GAME

by Gretzky, Wayne (with Kirstie McLellan Day)

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
2016
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Very Good+
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First Edition
ISBN
9780735232624
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$19.95

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Toronto: Viking - The Penguin Group, 2016. (xv) 400 pp. Quarter-bound in white on orange boards; lettered in blue on the spine; headband; illustrated with black and white and colour plates. Gretzky looks back on the last ninety-nine years and shares his thoughts on the NHL's most memorable moments. The Contents are: Prologue; The First Hockey… Read more
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THE CHILDREN OF FRANKENSTEIN - A Primer on Modern Technology and Human Values

by Muller, Herbert J.

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1970
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Very Good
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First Edition
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9780253111753
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Bloomington, Indiana: Indiana University Press, 1970. (xiii) 431 pp. Turquoise cloth lettered in gilt on the spine; headband. Wear on the corners of the dustjacket with some nicks and short tears around the edges; price clipped; no interior markings. The Contents are: Preface; Part One: Introduction: Definitions Premises and Basic Issue; The Historical Beginnings; Western Civilization… Read more
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WHAT THEY DIDN'T TEACH YOU ABOUT THE 60s

by Wright, Mike

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
2001
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Very Good+
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First Edition
ISBN
9780891417248
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Novato, California: Presidio Press, 2001. (xxviii) 360 pp. Black boards lettered in gilt on the spine; headband; illustrated with black and white photographs. Light rubbing on the corners of the dustjacket; price intact; no interior markings. The Chapters are: Chronology; A Sixties Prelude: The Fifties; TV or Not TV: That Is the Message; Culture Shock: The… Read more
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SIXTIES PEOPLE

by Stern, Jane; Stern, Michael

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1990
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Very Good
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First Edition
ISBN
9780394570501
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New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1990. (ix) 243 pp. Quarter-bound in purple cloth on yellow boards with a small orange pictorial on the front panel; lettered in green, orange and dark purple on the spine; yellow endpapers; headband. Light rubbing on the corners of the dustjacket; price intact; no interior markings. Profusely illustrated with black and white… Read more
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TRUE HISTORY OF THE KELLY GANG - Ned Kelly

by Carey, Peter

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
2002
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Printing - First Thus
ISBN
9780571209873
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England: Faber and Faber, 2002. 424 pp. Trade paperback format. Lightly rubbed on the corners with creasing on the spine; no interior markings. The Chapters are: His Life Until the Age of 12; His Life Ages 12 - 15; His Life at 15 Years of Age; His Life at 16 Years of Age; His Early Contact… Read more
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TSARS, MANDARINS AND COMMISSARS - A History of Chinese-Russian Relations

by Schwartz, Harry

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1973
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Revised Edition
ISBN
9780385025607
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$7.95

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Garden City Park, New York: Doubleday Anchor, 1973. (x) 300 pp. Lightly rubbed on the corners with an uncreased spine; no interior markings. Illustrated with maps. The Contents are: Preface to the Revised Edition; Preface; The Unnatural Alliance; The Road to Nerchinsk; From Kyakhta to St. Petersburg; Russian Imperialism in Victory and Defeat; Tsarist Russia's Last… Read more
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HISTORY HERITAGE AND HOSPITALITY - A Pot-pourrie of Recipes Hints and History from Old Hahndorf

by Storey, Cath; Ferguson, Clare

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1983
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Second Edition
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South Australia: Pendragon Printing, 1983. 80 pp. Staple-bound in pictorial card covers. Light rubbing on the corners; no interior markings. Illustrated with drawings by Penelope Church. The Contents are: Handorf - The South Australia Company; Betty Cleggett's Shop; Cooking of Germany; Introduction; Appetizers; Fish; Soups; Eggs and Cheese; Meats - Pork, Veal, Beef and Lamb;… Read more
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THE CRAFT OF THE GUNSMITH

by Spearing, G. W.

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1986
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780713717303
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Dorset, England: Blandford Press, 1986. 128 pp. Brown boards lettered in gilt on the spine; blue endpapers; illustrated with black and white photographs, drawings and diagrams. Light wear at the corners of the dustjacket; price intact; no interior markings. The Contents are: Introduction; You Must Be Daft: Very Early Days; Beginning the Craft; Continuing to Learn;… Read more
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THE GIANT BOOK OF BAD GUYS - The World's Worst Crooks, Gangsters, Murderers, Despots and Desperadoes

by Schott, Ian; Wilson, Colin; Wilson, Damon; Wilson, Rowan (editors)

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
2007
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9781845297527
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London: Magpie Books, 2007. 452 pp. Brown boards lettered in silver on the spine. The front cover features a sepia photograph of Bonnie Parker of Bonnie and Clyde. Light rubbing on the corners of the dustjacket; no interior markings. The Contents are: DICTATORS: Ancient Rome: the Cradle of Dictatorship; Papa Doc: Voodoo Gangster; The Emperor… Read more
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SEX IN HISTORY

by Tannahill, Reay

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1982
Condition
Very Good+
Edition
First Printing - First Thus
ISBN
9780812861150
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New York: Stein and Day - Publishers, 1982. 480 pp. Trade paperback format. Light edge and corner wear with a flat uncreased spine; no interior markings. Illustrated with black and white photographs and drawings. The front cover features The Triumph of Venus, a maternity platter from fifteenth century Italy. The Chapters are: PART ONE:… Read more
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THE PRIVATE LIFE OF POLAR EXPLORATION

by Scott, J. M.

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1982
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780851581538
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Edinburgh, Scotland: William Blackwood and Copp Clark, 1982. (xi) 177 pp. Black boards lettered in silver on the spine; headband; illustrated with black and white plates and maps. The dustjacket features Charity Glacier, Livingstone Island by David Smith. Light rubbing on the corners of the dustjacket; price intact; no interior markings. The Contents are: Fifty… Read more
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THE MENTOR - THE LOUVRE - Great Galleries of the World - September 1 1915 - Serial Number 90 - Volume 3, number 14

by Van Dyke, John C.

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Published
1915
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Very Good
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First Edition
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New York: The Mentor Association - The Department of Fine Arts, 1915. Staple-bound in card covers. Edge and corner wear; no interior markings. The text of this is 12 pages about The Louvre, illustrated with black and white photographs. Included with the text are 6 sepia-toned gravure prints, each having the story of the subject on the… Read more
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THE MENTOR - THE ART OF THE VATICAN - January 15 1920 - Serial Number 195 - Volume 7, number 23

by Hopkins, A. A.

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Published
1920
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Very Good
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First Edition
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New York: The Mentor Association - The Department of Fine Arts, 1920. Staple-bound in card covers. Light edge and corner wear with a bit of rust at the staples; no interior markings. The text of this is 12 pages about the art of the Vatican, illustrated with black and white photographs. Included with the text are 6… Read more
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THE MENTOR - KEEPING TIME - January 1 1917 - Serial Number 122 - Volume 4, number 22

by Talman, C. F.

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1917
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Very Good
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First Edition
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New York: The Mentor Association - The Department of Science, 1917. Staple-bound in card covers. Edge and corner wear; no interior markings. The text of this is 12 pages about clocks, illustrated with black and white photographs. Included with the text are 6 sepia-toned gravure prints, each having the story of the subject on the back: The… Read more
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THE MENTOR - THE STORY OF RUBBER - August 16 1920 - Serial Number 209 - Volume 8, number 13

by Pinto, Peter Philip

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1920
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Very Good
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First Edition
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New York: The Mentor Association - The Department of Science, 1920. Staple-bound in card covers. Edge and corner wear; no interior markings. The text of this is 12 pages about rubber, illustrated with black and white photographs. Included with the text are 6 sepia-toned gravure prints, each having the story of the subject on the back: Charles… Read more
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THE COMPLETE ANACHRONIST - GARDENS - 25 - May 1986

by Lady Deirdre Ui Mhaille

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1986
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Very Good+
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First Edition
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Lawndale, California: The Society for Creative Anachonism, 1986. 48 pp. Staple-bound in pictorial card covers. Lightly rubbed on the corners; no interior markings. Illustrated with line drawings. This issue contains: The Underlying Image; Ancient History to Roman Times; Monastic Gardens; From Charlemagne to Tudor Times; What Makes a Garden Medieval?; Methods of Construction and Three Do-It-Yourself… Read more
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THE MENTOR - THE CONQUEST OF THE AIR - April 1 1914 - Serial Number 56 - Volume 2, number 4

by Woodhouse, Henry

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1914
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Very Good
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First Edition
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New York: The Mentor Association - The Department of Science, 1914. Staple-bound in card covers. Light edge and corner wear. The text of this is 12 pages about The Conquest of the Air, illustrated with black and white photographs. Included with the text are 6 sepia-toned gravure prints featuring early flight. Each of these has the… Read more
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TRAVELS IN THE UNKNOWN EAST

by Grant, John

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1992
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Very Good
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First Edition
ISBN
9780863040719
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London: The Octagon Press, 1992. (viii) 198 pp. Black boards lettered in gilt on the spine. Light wear on the corners of the dustjacket; no interior markings. The Chapters are: Children of the Golden Horn; The Heart of Turkey; My Caravan in Allah's Dawn; Sons of Old Syria; In the Valley of Miracles; The Land of… Read more
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A COOK'S TOUR OF THE ROM (Royal Ontario Museum)

by Hynes, Barbara Ann; Hill, Barbara

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1990
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Second Edition
ISBN
9780919845824
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Toronto: The ROM Reproductions Association, 1990. 174 pp. Spiral-bound in glossy card covers. Light wear on the corners; no interior markings. The front cover features a drawing of a tin-glazed earthenware serving dish, Dutch, circa 1650. Illustrated with colour drawings by Ruth Storie. The Chapters are: CANADA: Bacon Brunch; Scalloped Oyster Supper; Wild Game Dinner;… Read more
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