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Noctes Ambrosianae (5 Volumes - Complete)

By: Wilson, John (Edited By R. Shelton Mackenzie)

Price: $150.00 USD

Publisher: New York, W.J. Widdleton: 1863

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 013067

Condition: Very Good Minus


The 71 imaginary conversations in these books originally appeared in Blackwood's Magazine from 1822 to 1835. These witty exchanges must have been very popular! Some are in the form of poems, and Scottish dialect features heavily. The earlier ones had several different authors, including John Gibson Lockhart, William Maginn, James Hogg. Professor John Wilson is given credit for having written all or most of 39 of the dialogues, which usually took place in Ambrose's Tavern in Edinburgh. Green pebbled cloth with gilt lettering on the spines. Most volumes have minor wear at top and bottom of ... View more info

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New York Hippodrome; Souvenir Book 1913-14

By: Wilson, John P. (Ed.)

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: New York Hippodrome, Comstock & Gest, Inc.: 1914

Seller ID: 010002

Condition: Good Minus


24-page stapled softcover booklet has several small tears to cover edges. Cover in colour. Many scenes from the stage. View more info

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The History of Sprinkling

By: Wilson, L.C.

Price: $40.00 USD

Publisher: Cincinnati, Ohio, The Standard Publishing Co.: 1895

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 005863

Condition: Fair to Good


Original black cloth on boards. Front hinge cracked and glued. Nibbles to front cover. Designed to prove that sprinkling for baptism is not authorized by the Bible. A few marginal notes. 152 pp. plus index. View more info

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The Greville Diary; Including Passages Hitherto Withheld from Publication (2 Vol. Set)

By: Wilson, Philip Whitewell (Ed.)

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: London, William Heinemann, Ltd.: 1927

Seller ID: 007768

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Original black cloth on boards. Previous owner's bookplate. The subject's chief talent seems to be that of being in the right place at the right time. His position among the social and political elite led to many incidents reported here. Volume I has 568 pp. Volume II has 602 pp. Please allow for extra postage on these heavy books. View more info

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Pat Joins the Laughing Band

By: Wilson, Theodora Wilson

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: London, Every Girl's Paper Office:

Seller ID: 001278

Condition: Good


Original decorative blue cloth with black lettering, no DJ. Thick paper stock. Coloured frontispiece and two B/W drawings. Previous owner's name. Title page lettering lightly filled in with pencil. No other significant marks. 159 pp. View more info

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Red Dragon Square

By: Wilson, Yvonne

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: Saint John, N.B., Dreamcatcher Publishing: 2000

Edition: First Printing Stated

Seller ID: 004996

ISBN: 1894372034

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Original pictorial cover trade paperback. My suggestion is to check internet references for insight into this book. Very good condition. Inscribed by author, it is her second novel. 212 pp. plus bio. View more info

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The French Master

By: Wilson-Barrett, Alfred

Price: $60.00 USD

Publisher: London, Ward, Lock, and Co., Limited:

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 011027

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Green cloth bordered in white on boards. Previous owner's name and date (1904). Foxing freckles to top edges. Lawrence Ensor witnesses a woman with a wound to her chest, riding in a carriage. There is another woman, who tries to tend the wound. Suddenly Ensor is thrown aside by the driver, who drives off. A friend leads Ensor to a police station but the man on the desk thinks Ensor is drunk. 251 pp. View more info

College Days at Oxford; Or Wilton of Cuthberts

By: Wilton of Cuthberts

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: London, Griffith, Farran, & Co.:

Seller ID: 008575

Condition: Good Minus


Original decorated blue cloth on boards. Previous owner's nme. Tiny tear foot of backstrip. Edge and corner wear. All six illustrations present. Beveled boards. All edges gilt. No review found. 376 pp. View more info

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X-Planes and Prototypes; From Nazi Secret Weapons to the Warplanes of the Future

By: Winchester, Jim

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: London, Amber Books Limited: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012416

ISBN: 1-904687-40-7

Condition: Very Good


Blue paper boards. DJ matches cover. Photos and details of 150 experimental aircraft. Tiny nick on spine of DJ. 320 pp. with index. View more info

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Kandahar Tour; The Turning Point in Canada's Afghan Mission

By: Windsor, Charters, and Wilson

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: Mississauga, ON, John Wiley & Sons Canada, Ltd.: 2008

Edition: First (Number Line Begins in 1)

Seller ID: 010577

ISBN: 978-0-470-15761

Condition: Near Fine


Mustard paper boards. Unclipped DJ. No writing or damage. Laid in is a map of Afghanistan South. 264 pp. with index. View more info

Steel Cavalry: The 8th New Brunswick Hussars and the Italian Campaign

By: Windsor, Lee

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: Fredericton, N. B., Goose Lane Editions/N.B. Military Heritage Project: 2011

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 012928

ISBN: 086492657X

Condition: Near Fine


Near fine paperback. Well-known outfit from Sussex, N.B., with history. 195 pp. View more info

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Fireplay

By: Wingate, William

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: N.Y., Coward, McCann and Geoghegan,Inc.: 1977

Edition: First American Edition Stated

Seller ID: 001870

ISBN: 698-10846-9

Condition: Very Good


Original green paper boards with beige cloth spine. Colour illustrated DJ has minor top and bottom wear. A scheme to capture a Russian nuclear sub. 252 pp. View more info

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The Secrets of Happiness

By: Winnington-Ingram, Rt. Rev. A.F.

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: London, Longmans, Green and Co.: 1939

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 009317

Condition: Very Good


Original blue cloth on boards. Previous owners' names. Hong Kong bookshop sticker. Small pieces missing both ends of spine. The bishop's last message to London, after 50 years of service. 114 pp. View more info

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A Quiet Neighborhood

By: Winslow, Anne Goodwin

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: N.Y., Alfred A. Knopf: 1947

Edition: Stated First Edition

Seller ID: 002116

Condition: Very Good


Original beige cloth on boards. Price-clipped DJ has one tiny tear at top rear. Untrimmed front edges. "A subtle study of love and passing violence...framed by the serenity and peace of mind of a bygone day." 241 pp. plus A Note on the Type. View more info

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Katie Robertson; Or, "In All Thy Ways Acknowledge Him"(A Tale of Factory Life)

By: Winslow, Margaret E.

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: Boston, Congregational and Sunday-School and Publishing Society: 1885

Edition: First

Seller ID: 009160

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Original green cloth on boards. gift inscription and previous owner's name. Rear hinge cracked. At 13, Katie has decided to try to find work in a paper mill, since her father has died and her two older brothers are helping their mother support the family. 338 pp. View more info

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The Shakespearian Plays of Edwin Booth (Vol. I)

By: Winter, William (Ed.)

Price: $125.00 USD

Publisher: Philadelphia, The Penn Publishing Company: 1899

Seller ID: 005528

Condition: Very Good


Original green cloth lettered in gold with red border on boards. Hamlet, Macbeth, King Lear, Julius Caesar, and Merchant of Venice. Brother of the infamous assassin, Edwin Thomas Booth was believed by some to be the foremost Hamlet of the 19th Century. In 1869 he founded Booth's Theatre in New York. He began work with his father, Junius Brutus Booth, and sometimes acted as his stand-in. A very interesting incident in which Edwin Booth saved the life of the President's son, Robert Lincoln, who had fallen from a train station platform (about 1864) , is recorded in a letter from Robert Linco... View more info

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The Miscellaneous Plays of Edwin Booth (Vol. III)

By: Winter, William (Ed.)

Price: $105.00 USD

Publisher: Philadelphia, The Penn Publishing Company: 1899

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 005529

Condition: Very Good


Original green cloth lettered in gold and bordered in red on boards. NOTE: This is the complete publication of miscellaneous plays. Vol. I and Vol. II of this set are Booth's Shakespearian plays. I have listed Volume I separately. This book, Volume III, contains Richelieu, The Fool's Revenge, Brutus, Ruy Blas, and Don Caesar de Bazan. Previous owner's name. No other writing and no damage. 104, 96, 84, 57, and 78 pp., respectively, some with related appendix included. View more info

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The Masked Battery

By: Wintle, Harold

Price: $35.00 USD

Publisher: London, A.M. Alexander: 1927

Edition: Made and Printed in Great Britain, 1927

Seller ID: 001079

Condition: Good


Original red cloth with black lettering on boards, no DJ. Large, bleached stain on spine, interior foxing, OW better than good. First edition of a rare work. A fanciful story of how life changes for a penniless man who discovers a spring of unusual water in his London backyard. 283 pp. View more info

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The Brownie Scouts in the Circus

By: Wirt, Mildred A.

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: N.Y., Cupples & Leon Company: 1949

Seller ID: 008299

Condition: Near Fine


Original bright orange cloth on boards. DJ has tiny nick at foot, otherwise Near Fine. No. 2 in the series. The leader, Miss Gordon, takes the girls on various trips and outings, and in this story they go to the circus ! Connie and Veve get locked inside the circus train, which adds a whole new spirit of adventure ! 212 pp. View more info

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The St. John River Flood of 2008; River Rising

By: Wishart, John (Ed.)

Price: $25.00 USD

Publisher: Saint John, N.B., Brunswick News, Inc.: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012337

ISBN: 978-0-9810210-0

Condition: Near Fine


Colour photos of the flood. Text in English and French. 98 pp. View more info