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    One Story, One Song by Wagamese, Richard

    Canada: Douglas & McIntyre, 2011 Near Fine And Near New First Printing In Near Fine Unclipped Dust Jacket. This Is A Compendium Of Stories And Observations Reflecting The Author's Deep Sense Of Shared Humanity.


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    $17.00

    Dry Fork's Daughter by Long, Cleta M

    McClain Printing Company, 1997. Soft Cover. Very Good. Prose and poetry mixed with micro bios. NO Owner MARKINGS. Thank you for your purchase from Sunset Books! Help Promote World Literacy, GIVE a Book as a GIFT!! In stock, Ships from Ohio. WE COMBINE SHIPPING ON MULTIPLE PURCHASES!!!! Please see pictures.


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    Matrix.2 Nov 1967 by DASH, Tony; WAKE, Brian [editors]

    Lancashire: Matrix, 1967. First. Stapled paperback. Good-. Stapled paperback. Good-. Some wear to edges and corners; some rubbing/wear to covers; soiling to covers; some creasing to covers; some cross creasing to spine; some scuffing to spine; some sunning to spine; age toning to covers; pages yellowed; bumping/wear to head and foot of spine, small closed tear to front cover. Last title in this series before it changed to "Asylum" due to copyright reasons.


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    THOUGHT IN PROSE by Beal, Richard S. & Jacob Korg

    May not be noted.. Very Good with no dust jacket. Second Edition. Hardcover. Writing; We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; Beal, Richard S. And Jacob Korg, editors THOUGHT IN PROSE Englewood Cliffs: Prentice-Hall, 1962. HB. 2nd edition. A little bit of underlining in pencil .


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    CAD $16.50

    Deconstruction and Criticism by Bloom, Harold; De Man, Paul; Derrida, Jacques

    Harrisburg, PA, U.S.A.: Continuum International Publishing Group, Limited, 2004 Near Fine, Appears Unread, No Reading Creases, Writing Or Marks. 2004 Printing Of The 1979 Original. Modernist Discussion Of The Romantic Poets.


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    The Best of Everything by Davis, William

    New York: St Martins Pr, 1981 Solid With Corners And Binding Intact, Light Wear And Child Scribble On Ffep. Dj Is Clipped And Has One Closed Tear To Back Panel. Stated First Edition. The Subtitle, "A Guide To Quality For Those Who Know How To Appreciate It" Is Somewhat Tongue In Cheek, As Might Be Expected Given The Editor Was Editor In Chief At Punch. There Is In Fact As Much Snobbery As Connoisseurship Or Useful Information. Viz. Best Boutonniere (Carnation) Provides The Bonus Information That The Button Hole Should Be One To One And One-Eighths Of An Inch Long, And That Smaller, Faux Or The Absence Of Any Buttonhole Is The Mark Of A Cheap Suit.Illustrated By Lots Of Cartoons From Punch.


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    CAD $25.00

    Learning The Law by Williams, Glanville

    U.K.: Stevens, 1960 Very Clean And Showing Little Wear Save Some Pencil Underlining, This Second Printing Of The 6Th Edition From 1960 Has Laid In The Front Flap Of The Dust Jacket And An Intriguing Home Made Bookmark Of Red Silk Decorated With Signeted Sealing Wax. Buff Boards With Gilt Lettering. 220 Pages.


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    CAD $24.00

    According To Season: A Celebration of Nature by Mrs. William Starr Dana

    U.S.A.: Houghton Mifflin, 1990 As New Copy Of The First Printing Of This Attractive Houghton Mifflin Edition Published In 1990. Green Boards With Gilt Lettering And Front Panel Decoration In Near Fine Slipcase Which Shows Very Light Wear, Including A Few Indents To Inner Edge And A Few Indentations. Based On An 1902 Original. Sixteen Colour Plates.


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    Democracy Matters: Winning The Fight Against Imperialism by West, Cornel

    Uk: Penguin, 2004 As New Save Some Price Tag Residue On Front Cover, Appears Unread. Challenging Analysis Of America Today. Cornel West Is A Professor Of Religion At Princeton And Has Held Similar Positions At Yale, Harvard And The University Of Paris. "Uncompromising . . . Unconventional . Eloquent."


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    Calling The Prairies Home: Origins, Attitudes, Quirks & Curiosities by O'brien, Mike

    Vancouver Bc Canada: Raincoast Books, 1999 Appears Unread, First Printing In Near Fine Condition, This Book Has Some Minor Marking On Front Cover (Presume Removal Of Price Tag). See Scan. Introduction By Sharon Butala. The Author Is A Journalist With The Regina Post Who Came To The Prairies As An Adult From Bc. Even So, He Has Set Down A Range Of Heart Warming Tidbits About Life On The Prairies, Many About The Weather And 'Helping Each Other Out.' Nice Book.


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    Monkey on a Stick : Murder, Madness, and the Hare Krishnas by Hubner, John; Gruson, Lindsey

    New York: Harcourt Brace, 1988 Very Good First Printing In Very Good Unclipped Dj. Remainder Mark, Bumped Lower Corners.


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    Sea And Sardinia,: And Selections From Twilight In Italy by Lawrence, D. H

    Garden City New York: Doubleday Anchor, 1954 A Very Good And Attractive Vintage Paperback From 1954 Combining Some Of Lawrence's Writing About Travelling In Italy. Attrctive Cover, Solid Book. Possibly First Page Has Been Removed. Small Owner Name On Inside Front Cover. No Reading Creases. "Along With The People Of Sardinia, We Come To Know Lawrence Himself, The Passion Of His Moral Sense And The Richness Of His Literary Imagination."


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    Telegrams of the Soul - Advance Reading Copy by Peter Altenberg

    2005 paperback - Advance Reading Copy. Clean, unmarked, light cover wear.


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    CAD $22.50

    Science And Religion by Pupin, Michael

    New York / Toronto: Scribner's, 1931 Good Old Hardcover With Some Marks And Staining To Red Boards And Gilt Lettering Faded. Light Rub To Corners. Remnants Of Book Plate Plus Obliterated Signature And Gift Inscription On Endpapers. Scribner's "A" On Copyright Page. No Dust Jacket. Binding Intact. Contributors Include Julian Huxley And B. Malinowski. See Scan.


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    CAD $65.00

    California "Where Sets The Sun" 1876-1904 The Writings Of Eliza A. Otis In Poetry And Prose by Otis, Eliza A

    Los Angeles: The Times-Mirror Company, 1905 The Author Of These Poems And Essays Was A Writer And Philanthropist Who Worked For The Times-Mirror Who Published This Collection The Year After Her Death In 1904. There Is A Subject Index Which Tends To Primarily Group Her Works Under God, Duty And Nature, With A Smattering Of Temperance. Blue Boards With Gilt Titles And Decorative Scene On The Front Board. Apparent First. The Publication Was In Both A "Popular" And A De Luxe Mode. There Is An Interesting Gift Inscription On Ffep And Also A Presentation Label On The Inside Cover. In Fair Condition With Some Soiling To Title Page And Rubbing To The Extremities. Heavy Folio Format. Expect A Request For Extra Postage.


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    Original Six: True Stories from Hockey's Classic Era by Paul Quarrington

    Toronto: Reed Books Canada, 1996 True First 1996 Canadian Edition, Edited By The Late Paul Quarrington. As New First Printing In Unclipped As New Dust Jacket. Illustrated By Sean Thompson And Frank Perna With Stories By Dave Bidini, Waye Johnston, Judith Fitzgerald, Paul Quarrington And Trent Frayne.


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    CAD $30.00

    Messages From The Heart: Learning To Love Cancer by Bonar, Annabelle

    Calgary, Ab, Canada: It's Me Annabelle Inc., 2006 Near Fine In Very Good Dj, Inscribed By The Author, "As Always, It's Me, Annabelle."


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    Markings by Hammarskjold, Dag ; Translated By Leif Sjoberg & W. H. Auden ; With A Foreword By W. H. Auden

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1964 Bce Copyright 1964, Print Date Not Specified. In Very Good Condition, Cloth Bound With Unclipped Dust Jacket. Gift Inscription On Ffep.This Is A Kind Of Diary That Hammarskjold Left With His Papers Which Was Published Posthumously And Translated From The Swedish Jointly By Leif Sjoberg & W. H. Auden (Auden Spoke No Swedish, So It Was An Interesting Collaboration). The Book Is A Collection Of Poems And Essays Largely Concerned With The Spiritual Challenges That Hammarskjold Faced As Secretary General Of The United Nations.


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    CAD $30.00

    Bizarre by Humphries, Barry & Jean Jaques Pauvert

    New York: Bell Publishing, 1965 Copyright 1965 By Elek Books Limited And Reprinted By Bell Publishing, Division Of Crown Publishing, No Date. Full Letter Line From A Through H. The Dust Jacket Is Unclipped But Yellowed With Some Rubbing. The Charcoal And Yellow Boards Are Very Lightly Worn, Mainly On Lower Edge; Corners Are Good. Flaws Are In The Interior: Appears Ffep Has Been Removed And A Gift Inscription On Title Page Has Been Somewhat Obliterated With Black Felt. Barry Humphries Is A Multitalented Australian Writer, Actor, Sculptor, Notable For His Creation Of Barry Mckenzie, The Hard Drinking Private Eye Cartoon Detective With The Colourful Australian (Or Possibly Merely Humphresian) Expressions, I.E.' Pointing Percy At The Porcelain'' And The Memorable 'Technicolour Yawn.' According To Wikipedia, The Book Version (Available From Sparkle Books!) Was Banned In Australia For Some Time. Large Rectangular Book Will Require Extra Postage From Canada.


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    CAD $55.00

    "Breakers Ahead!" by Scott, R. Bruce

    British Columbia: Self Published, 1970 Signed Like New Appears Unread. An Important Book In B.C. Maritime History About Shipwrecks In ¿The Graveyard Of The Pacific¿ As This Part Of Canada¿S West Coast Was Known. The Writer, Bruce Scott, Spent 30 Years Working In Telecommunications At Bamfield On The West Coast Of Vancouver Island And Had Much To Do With The Development Of The West Coast Trail, A 75 Km (47 Mi) World Class Backpacking Trail Which Began Life As The ¿Dominion Lifesaving Trail,¿ Established After Public Outcry In 1907 Following The Wreck Of The Ss Valencia When Over 135 Lives Were Lost.


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    CAD $18.00

    Uncle Tom's Children by Wright, Richard

    Toronto: Signet New American Li Brary, 1963 This Collection Of Fictional Portrayals Of African American Life In The 1930'S Was Written When Wright Was Working In Chicago On The Federal Writer's Project. Stated First Printing Canadian Signet P2363 Cover Price 60 Cents New American Library Edition In October, 1963 In Good Minus Only Condition.Red Edge Stain On Three Sides, Creased Upper Front And Lower Rear Corners And Some Edge Wear. May Be Unread, Does Not Appear That Book Has Been Fully Opened. Lightly Toned And Ffep Corner Is Clipped. There Is A Price Tag Pull And Crease To Back Cover.


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    CAD $45.00

    Masters Of Old Age by Smith, Nicholas

    Milwaukee, Wisconsin, U.S.A.: The Young Churchman, 1905 Good Plus, No Dust Jacket If Issued, First Edition, 1905. This Is An Interesting Copy, Subtitled: The Value Of Longevity Illustrated By Practical Examples By Colonel Nicholas Smith, In That It Is Inscribed To Chicago Physician, Henry B. Favill, A Doctor "Who Had Taken A Keen Interest In Preventive Medicine, Public Health, And Civic Reform." Smith Provides An Anecdote In The Book About "An Eminent Chicago Physician" Which No Doubt Refers To Favill. Brown Boards With Orange Nouveau Motif, Gilt Lettering And Gilt Which Has Retained Some Of Its Brilliance. The Spine Ends And Corners Are Rubbed. Photograph Of The Author As Frontispiece With Tissue Guard. There Is Some Underlining In The Book With Blue Pencil. The Rear Hinge Is Cracked And Some Of The Endpaper Is Torn.


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    Lynx Vol. 2 No. 1 Summer 1975 by HOWELL, Christopher; MINTON, Helen; LYON, David [editors]

    Amherst: Lynx House Press, 1975. first. stapled paperback. Good-. Stapled paperback. Good-. Some wear to edges and corners; some rubbing/wear to covers; cross creasing to spine; some sunning to spine; some scuffing to spine; some creases to covers; pages yellowing; some pages with dogearring.


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    Letters From Cambridge 1939-1944 by Gow , A. S. F

    London: Jonathan Cape Ltd, 1945 Jonathan Cape, 1945 Vg- No Jacket Apparent First This Is A Collected And Indexed Forerunner Of The Traditional Mimeographed Christmas Letter Which Was Written By A Cambridge Don And Sent To Former Students Who Were Serving In World War Two. These Were Sent As The "Parish Newsletter," Using A Great Many Acronyms Which Enabled A Probably Occasionally Less Censored Discussion Of Wartime Life In Cambridge. It Has A Most Enjoyable Donnish Voice : ". . . It Is True That There Are An Awful Lot Of German Refugees In Cambridge And I Am Constantly Overhearing Scraps Of Hunnish In The Streets." He Notes Also The Growth Of 'Undergraduate Soviets' Which He Blames On The Arrival Of Various London Institutions [Presumably Fleeing The Battle Of Britain] And The Left-Wing Predilections Of The London School Of Economics. No Writing Or Marks, Light Toning, Hinge Weak, Corners And Spine Ends Lightly Rubbed.


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    The Brightening Trail: Being and Assortment of Addresses and Articles Plus a Lecture and a Mother's Day Poem All of Which It Was and is Hoped May Serve to Encourage Us to Seek the More Promising and Enduring Phases of Existence by DICKENS, George Clarke

    Seattle: Fortune Printing, 1963. Gift edition. Hardcover. Good. DG. Hardcover. Good. Light wear to corners; slight spine slant; some dust staining to top edge of pages; light rubbing/wear to covers; pages yellowed; smoke smell; former owner's name and address penned to front endpaper; SIGNED and INSCRIBED by the author on the front endpaper with date. Would be Very Good- if not for smoke smell.


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