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  • Edition: First Edition
  • Book condition: Very Good-
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London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1965. Gold lettering on the spine. Lower corners bumped; fore edge foxed, endpapers stained; previous owner stamp on endpaper. Dust jacket protected in Brodart, is scuffed on the top of the spine, and the edges. A good copy of this book about "the Titanic disaster and the truth about Captain Lord of the Californian who was blamed by the Court of Enquiry for not going to the rescue", with some b/w photographs in the text.. First Edition. Green Cloth Hardcover. Very Good-/Very Good. 5.5 x 8.5. Nautical.

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  • Edition: Limited Edition
  • Book condition: Very Good
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Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1923. xx, 124 pages. Black lettering on a paper label on the burlap spine, black lettering on the front cover. Cover is lightly faded along the edges, minor bumping to the corners. Heavy blue paper dust jacket is protected in Brodart, is soiled and scratched. Previous owners book label, name and address on the front free endpaper. A very good copy of this numbered limited edition (this being No. 322) with an original, signed etching by Benson as a frontispiece. This is a heavy book and may require additional shipping charges (at cost). . Signed. Limited Edition. Burlap & Grey Cloth Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good-. Illus. by Benson, Frank W.. 9 x 12.5. Art, Etchings, Drypoint .

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MIRROR OF VENUS

Paine, Wingate - Words by Francoise Sagan & Federico Fellini

  • Edition: Fourth Edition
  • Book condition: Very Good+
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New York: The Ridge Press, Inc., 1971. Not paginated. Titling is blind embossed on the cover, blue lettering on the clear dust jacket. Image tipped on to the front cover. Minor wear to the edges, fading to the edges of the paper. Fore edge is lightly soiled. Dust jacket is price clipped. A very good copy of this photographic study of women. Most of the images are b/w. Text is by Francois Sagan and Federico Fellini. This is a heavy book and may require additional shipping charges.. Fourth Edition. Purple Suede Hardcover . Very Good+/Very Good+. Illus. by Paine, wingate, Photographer. 9 x 12. Photography, Erotica.

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RANT

Palahniuk, Chuck

New York: Doubleday, 2007. 320 [1] pages. Black lettering on the spine and pictorial front cover; cover has a small circle cut out to show the "R" for the title on the second page . A fine copy of this Advance Reading Copy of Palahniuk's Rant, subtitled "An Oral Biography of Buster Casey" Signed and dated on the half title page in black ink.. Signed. Advance Reading Copy. Trade Paperback. Fine/No Dust Jacket. 5.5 x 8.5. Fiction.

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Toronto: Macmillan of Canada, 1978. Early Furniture of French Canada - 412 pages. Furniture of Old Ontario - ISBN 0770516653; 399 pages. Very minimal wear to the corners of the box (slipcase). A fine copy of this two volume set. This is a heavy set and will require additional shipping charges. . First Edition. Large Format Paperback. Near Fine/No Dust Jacket. 7.5 X 10.25. Canadian Furniture.

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  • Edition: Not Stated
  • Book condition: Very Good-
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Edinburgh: Peter Brown and T. & W. Nelson , 1826. xxxii, 712 pages. Label is missing form the spine. Four raised cords on the spine, decorations all worn off. Spine is very fragile, cracking at the hinges. Blue cloth fill-ins. Marbled foredges and endpapers. Previous owner's name and date on the first white page. For its age, this is a very good copy of this book containing the life of the author, moral and political philosophy, evidences of Christianity, natural Theology, tracts, Horae Paulinae, Clergyman's Companion and Sermons. This is a heavy book and may require additional shipping charges - at cost. . Not Stated. Half Leather. Very Good-/No Dust Jacket. 5.25 x 8.75. Complete Works.

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  • Edition: Fourth Printing
  • Book condition: Very Good-
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Alberta, Canada: University of Alberta Committee for Social Research, 1968. 37 double printed pages. Black lettering on the cover. Cover is lightly soiled. Contents clean and crisp. A very good copy of this text with maps, graphs and charts in b/w and colour.. Fourth Printing. Spiral Binding. Very Good-/No Dust Jacket. 8.5 x 11.25. Geophysics Text.

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  • Edition: Not Stated Presumed First Editions
  • Book condition: Very Good-
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Leyden : D. Du Mortier En Zoon , 1830. dating 1830, 1833, 1834 and 1835. 542, 454, 615 and 426 pages en each volume. Gold lettering on the spines; spines have four raised cords and are nicely decorated with gilding. Corners and edges of the covers are worn, paper is browned (as per its age). The first volume has the beginning of a crack on the front outer hinge (1"). A very good copy of this Bible commentary, with text in Dutch. This is a heavy set and will require additional shipping charges (at cost). . Not Stated Presumed First Editions. Half Leather. Very Good-/No Dust Jacket. 5 x 9. Bible, Dutch .

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  • Book condition: Near Fine
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Leiden: E. J. Brill, 1961. 376 pages. Gold lettering on the spine and front cover. Dust jacket is protected in Brodart, has minor scuffs along the edges, 2 closed tears and is lightly soiled. A very good copy of this book on heraldry. Text is in Dutch. Many b/w illustrations, one in colour.. Orange Cloth Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. 6.25 x 9.5. Heraldry.

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WIND AT MIDNIGHT, THE

Pangborn, Georgia Wood

Ashcroft, British Columbia, Canada: Ash Tree Press, 1999. xx, 176, [8] pages. Gold lettering on the spine. Dust jacket is protected in Brodart. A fine copy of these 25 short stories with an introduction by Jessica Amanda Salmonson, a preface by Patricia A. McKillip and an illustration by Deborah McMillion-Nering. Limited edition of 500 copies.. Limited Edition. Maroon Cloth Hardcover. Fine/Fine. 5.5 x 8.75. Supernatural Tales .

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THE GNOSIS AND THE LAW

Papastavro, Tellis S.

Tucson, Arizona: New Age Study of Humanity's Purpose, Inc., 1972. xv, 504 pages. Gold lettering on the spine and front cover. A fine copy of this book - it appears unread. This is a heavy book and may require additional shipping charges (at cost). . Fourth Printing. Blue Cloth Hardcover. Fine/No Dust Jacket. 6 x 9. New Age.

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HONOURS & AWARDS, CANADIAN NAVAL FORCES WORLD WAR II

Paquette, Edward R. and Bainbridge, Charles G

Victoria B.C.: Project Gallantry, 1986. Not Stated, Presumed First Edition. 600 [34] [53] [3] pages. White lettering on the spine and front of the blue card cover. Cover is creased and chipped. Fore edge is lightly soiled. A very good copy of this comprehensive list of awards and honours. Number 268 of 500 copies. ISBN 0969267908. First Edition. Card Covers. Very Good/No Jacket. 8.25 x 10.5. Military History.

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WIZARD, THE

Paquette, jean-Claude

New York: Vantage Press, Incorporated, 1992. xvi, 107 pages. Gold lettering on the spine. Corners are lightly bumped. Dust jacket is protected in Brodart. has minor wear to the edges. A fine copy of this scarce book, illustrated with four b/w drawings by the author. . First Edition. Black Cloth Hardcover. Very Good +/Very Good +. 6 x 9. Young Adult Fiction.

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  • Edition: Edition De Luxe
  • Book condition: Very Good-
  • Quantity available: 1
Chicago: De Laurence, Scott & Co., 1910. 394, 396 pages. Faded gold lettering on the spine. Gold lettering and decoration on the front covers. Corners and edges of both volumes are lightly worn. Vol. I - front inner hinge is cracked, Vol II - front free endpaper is loose; back inner hinge is cracked. A very good copy of this two volume set, translated by Dr. L.W. de Laurence and edited by Arthur Edward Waite. This is a heavy set and will require additional shipping charges (at cost).. Edition De Luxe. Maroon Cloth Hardcover. Very Good-/No Dust Jacket. 8.5 x 11. Hermetic Chemistry, Alchemy.

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  • Edition: Not Stated Presumed First Edition
  • Book condition: Fine
  • ISBN: 0969423624 / 9780969423621
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British Columbia: Arrow Lakes Historical Society, 1997. 372 pages. Gold lettering on the spine. Dust jacket is protected in Brodart. A fine copy of this third volume in the Centennial Series in commemoration of the 100th anniversary of Nakusp, 1892-1992 focusing on the northern Arm of the upper Arrow Lake, which includes the rise and fall of the towns of Comaplix, Galena Bay, Beaton, Sidmouth and Arrowhead. It ends in 1968 with the flooding for the Hugh Keenleyside dam. Illustrated throughout with b/w photographs. This is a heavy book and will require additional shipping charges (at cost). . Signed. Not Stated Presumed First Edition. Black Cloth Hardcover. Fine/Fine. 9 x 12. Local History, Nakusp .

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MYTHOLOGICA: A Treasury of World Myths and Legends

Parker, Janet and Stanton, Julie (Editors)

Vancouver: Raincoast Books, 2003. 528 pages. White lettering on a gold background on the spine; gold lettering on a pictorial front cover. The book is housed in its original carry case which is in near fine condition. A fine copy of this comprehensive, beautifully illustrated guide to the world's myths and legends. Illustrated with over 1,200 full colour photographs. This is a very heavy book and will require additional shipping charges (at cost).. Presumed First Edition. Pictorial Hardcover. Near Fine/No Dust Jacket. 9.5 x 12. Mythology.

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LAGUNA HEAT

Parker, Jefferson T.

New York: St. Martin's Press, 1985. 342 pages. Yellow lettering on the spine. Cover is lightly shelf worn. Dust jacket is protected in Brodart, is chipped along the edges, with a crease along the bottom edge of the back cover. A very good copy of this first edition, first printing of this author's first book.. First Edition. Blue Cloth Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good -. 5.5 x 8.5. Mystery.

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DOUBLE DEUCE

Parker, Robert

New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1992. 224 pages. Gold lettering on the spine. Gold signature on the front cover. This book is housed in its original green slipcase. A fine copy of this Robert Parker mystery, signed on the Edition page by the author. This is number 56 of 135 special editions. . Signed. First Limited Edition. Green Cloth Hardcover. Fine/No Dustjacket. 6 x 9.25. Mystery.

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MORTAL STAKES

Parker, Robert B.

Boston: Houghton Mifflin and Company, 1975. 172 pages. Silver lettering on the spine. Minor bumping to the top and tail of the spine, with a little fading along the edges. Dust jacket is protected in Brodart, has minor chipping along the edges. A good copy of this mystery featuring private-eye Spenser. Number line reads C 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2.. Signed. Second Printing. Black Cloth Hardcover. Very Good +/Very Good +. 5.5 x 8.5. Mystery.

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  • Edition: New & Revised Edition
  • Book condition: Very Good +
  • ISBN: 085422002X / 9780854220021
  • Quantity available: 1
London: Seeley and Co. Limited, 1970. xv, 701 pages. Gold lettering on the spine. Minor wear to the edges of the cover. Foredge is lightly soiled. Dust jacket is protected in Brodart, is very crumpled and creased, it is price clipped. A very good copy of this British history of design, construction and armament with 450 plans and photographs and 100. This is a very heavy book and will require additional shipping charges (at cost). . New & Revised Edition . Blue Cloth Hardcover. Very Good +/Very Good -. 9 x 11.5. English Military History.

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