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A Course of Natural Philosophy Containing the Elements of Mechanics, Hydrostatics, and Optics

By: Wormell, Richard

Price: $50.00 USD

Publisher: London, Groombridge and Sons: 1877

Edition: Fifth Edition

Seller ID: 011408

Condition: Very Good


Maroon cloth on boards, embossed front and back. Mechanics, 132 pp. Hydrostatics, 68 pp. Optics, 56 pp. Examination Papers for 1871 and 1872, 23 pp. Previous owner's name. All edges red. Clean and sound. View more info

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The Foundations of History; Book C - Pilgrims and Adventurers, Part I

By: Wragge, Phyllis

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: London, Thomas Nelson and Sons, Ltd.:

Seller ID: 008247

Condition: Very Good


Original deep violet cloth on boards. The first book of two: Early Rome to the Crusades. 208 pp. Previous owner's name. View more info

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The Foundations of History: Book D - Pilgrims and Adventurers, Part II

By: Wragge, Phyllis

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: London, Thomas Nelson and Sons, Ltd.:

Seller ID: 008248

Condition: Very Good


Original faded purple cloth on boards. From the Crusades to the present day (1920). History for Junior readers. Previous owner's name. 291 pp. View more info

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The Red Friendly Book No. 4; Stories From Africa

By: Wray, Muriel R.

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: London, Edinburgh House Press: 1935

Edition: First( No Additional Printings)

Seller ID: 010512

Condition: Good to Very Good


Red paper boards backed in faded red cloth. Woman's Missionary Society stamp. Strained gutter glued. Colour frontispiece, b/w drawings, and six stories. See The Yellow Friendly Book No. 2, stories from China, listed separately. 61 pp. View more info

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Explosion

By: Wren, Percival Christopher

Price: $40.00 USD

Publisher: Toronto, Longmans, Green: 1935

Edition: Stated First Edition

Seller ID: 000938

Condition: Fair


Original grey cloth on boards, no DJ. Badly worn and torn, but lovingly repaired and needing more. SEE SCAN. Ex-library copy shows paper tape gutter repairs, sewed spine repair, and gluing of backstrip. Still it all hangs together for a good reading copy. Three hundred million unrepresented peasants under the British Raj... 460 pp. plus an appended author's note that describes a real explosion at Hyderabad similar to the central feature of the novel. View more info

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Beau Ideal

By: Wren, Percival Christopher

Price: $25.00 USD

Publisher: Toronto, Longmans Green: 1929

Edition: Cheaper Edition

Seller ID: 001528

Condition: Very Good


Original grey blind-stamped cloth on boards. No DJ. The last of the Beau Geste Trilogy(following Beau Sabreur). Front free endpaper missing, and price blacked out, OW very good. No significant wear, marks, or damage to this fine old book ! 348 pp. plus words and music for Song of the Legion from the Paramount movie. View more info

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Good Gestes

By: Wren, Percival Christopher

Price: $65.00 USD

Publisher: Toronto, Longmans Green: 1929

Edition: First Edition.....1929

Seller ID: 001595

Condition: Very Good


Original grey cloth with black lettering on boards. No DJ. Stated First Edition (Not Imperial Libray; not Cheap Edition). Only fault is blacked-out previous owner's name. I found NO other copies of this publisher. 332 pp. View more info

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Soldiers of Misfortune; The Story of Otto Belleme

By: Wren, Percival Christopher

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: Toronto, Longmans, Green, & Co.: 1931

Edition: Cheaper Edition

Seller ID: 010800

Condition: Very Good


Beige cloth on boards. Previous owner's initials the only marks. No damage. Oxford graduate becomes a prizefighter and then a Legionnaire, a parallel to Wren's own experience (although his entry into the Foreign Legion is not substantiated. 432 pp. View more info

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Fort in the Jungle

By: Wren, Percival Christopher

Price: $30.00 USD

Publisher: Toronto, Longmans, Green, & Co.: 1936

Edition: First Edition Stated

Seller ID: 010801

Condition: Good to Very Good


Beige cloth on boards. Spine darkened. Previous owner's initials the only marks. Foxing freckles on front and bottom edges. Written as third in a trio with Action and Passion (1933) and Sinbad the Soldier (1935). Again, the protagonist ends up in the Foreign Legion. 319 pp. View more info

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The Disappearance of General Jason

By: Wren, Percival Christopher

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1941

Edition: Cheap Edition

Seller ID: 010802

Condition: Good Plus


Mustard cloth on boards. Handsoil to spine. Dysart reappears as a Muslim. 438 pp. Previous owner's initials. View more info

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Two Feet from Heaven

By: Wren, Percival Christopher

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1940

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 010803

Condition: Very Good


Tan cloth on boards. Previous owner's initials the only marks. No damage. A clergyman has a bad dream - bad enough to require counselling. No wonder, for he has been saved by a certain woman from answering to a horrible crime. What goes around comes around. Cockney abounds. 330 pp. View more info

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A Maid Among Men

By: Wrexe, Alexander

Price: $100.00 USD

Publisher: N.Y./London, G.P. Putnam's Sons: 1927

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 009284

Condition: Very Good


Original dark blue cloth on boards. Titles in light green. First free endpaper missing. The true First Edition in book form, contemporary with publication by Curtis in Ladies' Home Journal. The high-born young French lady takes the position of a lady's maid in order to escape boredom and suffocating poverty. No writing. 207 pp. View more info

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Wildlife Sketches; Near and Far

By: Wright, Bruce S.

Price: $22.00 USD

Publisher: Fredericton, N.B., Brunswick Press: 1962

Edition: First Printing Stated

Seller ID: 009110

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Original green cloth on boards. DJ darkened, and chipped head and foot. Moisture from DJ has stained back cover. Interior clean. News clippings laid in. The author has had a distinguished career in the military as well as in wildlife research. 288 pp. View more info

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The Diary of Humfrey Wanley 1715-1726 (Two Volume set)

By: Wright, C.E. And Wright , Ruth C.

Price: $40.00 USD

Publisher: London, The Bibliographical Society: 1966

Seller ID: 005777

Condition: Very Good


Original black cloth on boards. Wanley was a highly-respected man about books. As a librarian and paleontologist he served to decipher ancient scripts successfully. This two-volume set is unmarked and undamaged. Total 518 pp. in two volumes. Extra postage needed. View more info

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Patty and Jo, Detectives

By: Wright, Elsie

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: Cleveland, OH, World Syndicate Publishing Company: 1933

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 006546

Condition: Very Good


Original bright red cloth on boards. Previous owner's name. DJ has tiny edge tears head and foot. "A pair of madcap twins become involved in the mystery of a missing guardian and in solving it unearth romance and adventure." - DJ. 222 pp. View more info

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The Saint John River

By: Wright, Esther Clark

Price: $35.00 USD

Publisher: Toronto, McClelland and Stewart, Ltd.: 1949

Seller ID: 012621

Condition: Very Good


This was her first book on the river, which she re-wrote to add "And Its Tributaries." Can there be a better way to get to know New Brunswick than by reading Mrs. Wright's books ? 254 pp. with index. Previous owner's name. View more info

The Loyalists of New Brunswick

By: Wright, Esther Clark

Price: $80.00 USD

Publisher: Fredericton, N.B, Self-published: 1955

Edition: First Edition Stated

Seller ID: 013075

Condition: Very Good


Original red cloth on boards. 1/8" tear in cloth at bottom corner of spine, and minor corner wear. This book is perennially popular with Loyalist genealogists, so is becoming increasingly difficult to find. Written by a native of Fredericton who acquired a Ph.D, and who apparently published this work at her own expense. From the initial reference to Thomas Gilbert of Gagetown to the passenger lists of the Spring Fleet in the final section, this book is a gold mine of detailed information about New Brunswick's Loyalists. 365 pp. with index. View more info

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Back a Long Way

By: Wright, Esther Clark

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: Wolfville, N.S., Self-published: 1986

Seller ID: 009662

Condition: Very Good


Blue photo cover trade paperback. Previous owner's name. One of New Brunswick's favourite authors/historians shares memories of Fredericton, Christmas letters, persons and events of the 18th Century, and fiction from the 20th. 152 pp. View more info

The St. John River and Its Tributaries

By: Wright, Esther Clark

Price: $30.00 USD

Publisher: Fredericton, The Author: 1966

Edition: First Edition (No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 013025

Condition: Very Good


Blue cloth on boards. DJ has 2 1/2" tear on the front and corner and edge wear. Previous owner's name. The author was a native of New Brunswick and was well-educated. Her books are good sources of information for anyone studying history or genealogy, especially the Loyalists. 218 pp. View more info

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Saint John Ships and Their Builders

By: Wright, Esther Clark

Price: $35.00 USD

Publisher: Wolfville, N.S., Self-published: 1976

Edition: First Printing Stated

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 010807

Condition: Good Plus


Orange illustrated paperback. Signed by Esther Clark Wright. Three ladies' names. Spine faded. Top corner of back cover missing. Copies of this book are getting harder to find, and it's the only one of its kind. 229 pp. with index. View more info