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Sackcloth Into Silk

By: Deeping, Warwick

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: Toronto, McClelland and Stewart, Limited: 1935

Edition: First Canadian Edition

Seller ID: 011927

Condition: Good to Very Good


Blue cloth on boards. First free endpaper missing 75%, so no previous owner's name. No writing. Karl, a popular playwright, owes his success to his mother, who strives for success in a secondhand clothing shop. 424 pp. View more info

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Seven Men Came Back

By: Deeping, Warwick

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: London, Cassell and Company, Limited: 1936

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 011929

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Green cloth (faded) on boards. No writing or tears. Seven survivors of WW I agree to meet annually for old time's sake. Their leader does not shine so brightly off the battlefield. 396 pp. View more info

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I Live Again

By: Deeping, Warwick

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1942

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 011932

Condition: Good Plus


Green cloth on boards. Previous owner's name and lawn sale prices in crayon. This book might be called "The Four Lives of John," for he lives and dies in four aspects of existence, from footman to titled man of business. "Earthly shells" he calls them. 269 pp. View more info

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The Man Who Went Back

By: Deeping, Warwick

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: Toronto, McClelland and Stewart: 1940

Edition: First Canadian Edition

Seller ID: 011942

Condition: Good Plus


Red cloth on boards. Previous owner's name. DJ in three pieces, taped inside. A young British engineer wrecks his car, and is transported back into Roman times. 347 pp. View more info

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That Which Hath Wings

By: DeHan, Richard

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: Toronto, S.B. Gundy: 1918

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 004107

Condition: Good


Original green cloth with biplane pictorial on boards. Previous owner's name. Front hinge crack carefully reglued. No other writing or damage except faint foxing to prelims. A love story of WWI, in the saccharine, sensational language of the day. 625 pp. View more info

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The Sower of the Wind

By: Dehan, Richard

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: London, Thornton Butterworth Limited: 1927

Edition: First Published 1927

Seller ID: 004282

Condition: Very Good


Original grey cloth on boards. Blends cross-cultural romance with a plan for an Aboriginal republic in the Kimberley area of Australia. 446 pp. View more info

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The Man of Iron

By: DeHan, Richard (Clotilde Graves)

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: Toronto, S.B. Gundy: 1915

Seller ID: 009765

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Green cloth on boards. No writing or damage. Graves (1863-1932) was born in a military setting in Ireland, from which the family moved to England in 1872. She came to be known as a successful playwright. Although trained in a convent she smoked, was an ardent fly-fisher, and rode a tricycle. the Man of Iron has 815 pp., so it will probably need more than default postage. Please see two other Dehan titles listed separately. View more info

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The Iron Woman

By: Deland, Margaret

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: N.Y., A.L. Burt: 1911

Seller ID: 000693

Condition: Good


Original red cloth with white lettering on boards, no DJ. P.O.N. 478 pp. plus ads. View more info

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The Way of an Eagle

By: Dell, Ethel M.

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: N.Y., G.P. Putnam's Sons: 1912

Edition: Fifth Impression

Seller ID: 007088

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Original dull green cloth on boards. Previous owner's name. Front hinge cracked and glued. The troops are in a bad way, at war in the middle of India. Their longed-for reinforcements will not arrive in time. The Brigadier-General has given his daughter into the hands of another soldier for her safekeeping. Thus begins the tale which went through thirty printings in its first three years. 406 pp. View more info

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The Way of an Eagle

By: Dell, Ethel M.

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: Toronto, Copp Clark Company, Limited:

Seller ID: 007450

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Original bright red cloth on boards. First free endpaper removed. No writing. Opens in the midst of a battle in India during the British occupation. 368 pp. View more info

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The Top of the World

By: Dell, Ethel M.

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: Toronto, McClelland & Stewart: 1920

Edition: First Canadian Editiion

Seller ID: 009980

Condition: Good Plus


Described by one reviewer as a "proto-bodice ripper". Downed by another as racist. The heroine, English of course, refuses to give up on her man when he goes off to another continent. She follows him, only to discover that he has a brother who is just as interesting ! Menage a trois sets in, but she finally has to choose between the two. Spine is faded. Two gutter cracks inside glued. Cocked. 332 pp. View more info

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Genius

By: Dennis, Patrick

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: N.Y., Harcourt, Brace, and World, Inc.: 1962

Edition: First Edition Stated

Seller ID: 008467

Condition: Good Plus


Original red cloth on boards. DJ price-clipped. DJ wrinkled from dampness, but no mold or odor. In this book, the author takes on Americans in Mexico City, movie-making, and the author's own profession. 308 pp. View more info

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The Ghost and Mrs. Muir

By: Dick, R. A. (Josephine Leslie)

Price: $400.00 USD

Publisher: Chicago, Ziff-Davis Publishing Company: 1945

Edition: First (No additional printings)

Seller ID: 010817

Condition: Near Fine


Black cloth on boards. No DJ. No writing except previous owner's initials. Despite well-intentioned warnings, the Widow Muir moves into a rather decrepit cottage. The one she meets there turns into a special friend. 174 pp. View more info

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A Christmas Carol; In Prose

By: Dickens, Charles

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: Philadelphia, Henry Altemus Company:

Seller ID: 012425

Condition: Good Plus


Green cloth on boards. Note: This is a prose edition. 196 pp. plus Altemus catalog. View more info

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Flowers on the Grass

By: Dickens, Monica

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: N.Y., McGraw-Hill Book Company, Inc.: 1950

Edition: First American Edition Stated

Seller ID: 005579

Condition: Good Plus


Original green cloth on boards. Author was great-granddaughter of Charles Dickens. She wrote for Woman's Own for 20 years, and then began issuing novels - some based on her own experiences. Protagonist Daniel reacts to his wife's sudden death by running away, in search of the freedom he knew as a boy. He meets a few other characters along the way. 293 pp. View more info

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Barnardo Boy

By: Diltz, Bert C.

Price: $35.00 USD

Publisher: Toronto, Initiative Publishing House, Inc.: 1982

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Inscription: Inscribed and Signed By Author

Seller ID: 004124

ISBN: 0889510245

Condition: Very Good


Original dark blue cloth on boards. Pictorial DJ uncredited. A novelette based on the experience of an English orphan boy brought to Canada in the late 1800's to improve his life. As too often is the case, he is taken advantage of as a source of cheap labour by any number of "guardians". 136 pp. View more info

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Four Complete Novels; Unconquered, Strange Roads, Strong Hours, Captain Desmond, V.C.

By: Diver, Maud

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: London, George Newnes Ltd.:

Seller ID: 004609

Condition: Good Plus


Original orange cloth with black spine lettering on boards. Previous owner's initials in pencil. Spine lightly faded. Maud Diver gained widespread popularity in the early part of the twentieth century with her novels dealing with relations between England and India. 498 pp. View more info

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Ships of Youth; A Study of Marriage in Modern India

By: Diver, Maud

Price: $35.00 USD

Publisher: N.Y., A.L. Burt Co.: 1931

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 007118

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Original green cloth on boards. Striking DJ cover art of young woman with riding crop. DJ badly chipped and worn, barely holding together. Researching this title led me to discover the degree to which British and Indian relations at many levels were surrounded by stereotypes and prejudice. Sequel to A Wild Bird. 496 pp. View more info

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Ravenswood, A Story of the Impact of a Family and an Industry On a Great Lakes Town

By: Doner, Mary Francis

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: Garden City, N.Y., Doubleday & Co., Inc.: 1948

Edition: First Edition Stated

Seller ID: 008934

Condition: Good to Very Good


Original black cloth on boards. DJ protected by clear plastic wrapper. Library dates and stamps. The subtitle tells the story. A whole lot of something going on ! 254 pp. View more info

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Miss Theodosia's Heartstrings

By: Donnell, Annie Hamilton

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: Toronto, William Briggs: 1916

Edition: First Canadian Editiion

Seller ID: 006607

Condition: Very Good


Original light green cloth with four art deco orchids (?) on boards. No writing or damage. Miss Theodosia has just returned from another trip when she is surprised to discover a young girl with a baby brother on her lap, sitting on her front porch. The girl invites Theodosia to view the baby's toes, of which he has extras, and eventually gets around to applying to launder Theodosia's white dresses. 187 pp. View more info