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Twenty-Five Years 1892-1916 (Vol. I only)

By: Viscount Grey of Fallodon, K.G.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Hodder and Stoughton, Limited: 1925

Seller ID: 012589

Condition: Good Plus


Blue cloth on boards. DJ edge-worn. Volume I of a two-volume set. Viscount Grey served as Foreign Secretary from 1905 to 1916. Brief gift note. 342 pp. View more info

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Leonardo Da Vinci

By: Von Seidlitz, Woldemar

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Wien, Phaidon-Verlag: 1935

Seller ID: 000805

Condition: Good


Original black cloth with gilt lettering cover and spine, no DJ. Considerable underlining and marginalia have reduced it to good, but still quite readable and useful. A substantial book. Many illustrations are interspersed through text, with the last several pages reserved for Da Vinci's own works. 728 pp. TEXT IN GERMAN. View more info

Fun in a Chinese Laundry

By: Von Sternberg, Josef

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, Macmillan & Co.: 1965

Edition: First Printing Stated

Seller ID: 012646

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Yellow cloth on boards. DJ protected by vinyl wrapper. Library bookplate. Previous owner's name blacked out. The film director credited with discovering Marlene Dietrich shares his work and life. 348 pp. View more info

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Net Worth; The Memories of C.E. Pickering

By: Walker, Dean

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Toronto, Yorkminster Publishing: 1973

Edition: First Edition (No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 002263

ISBN: 0-919692-00-1

Condition: Very Good


Original blue cloth lettered in gilt on boards. The main man of Dustbane, a compound used to collect dust and dirt when sweeping. Minor chipping of DJ, slightly cocked, and freckled edge foxing. 171 pp. View more info

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The Macmillan Dictionary of Canadian Biography

By: Wallace, W. Stewart (Ed.)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan: 1967

Edition: Third Edition, Revised and Enlarged

Seller ID: 005811

Condition: Very Good


Original dark blue cloth on boards. Price-clipped DJ has small tears head of spine and corner wear. Interior clean and unmarked. Heavy book will need extra ;postage. 822 pp. View more info

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Thomas Carlyle

By: Watt, L. Maclean

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Jack:

Seller ID: 000129

Condition: Fair


Original decorative cloth, no DJ, bent corners, some underlining. P.O.N. is H.A. Cody, signed over initials D.H.L. as last-previous owner. Cody, an Anglican minister in Saint John for many years, was widely known in Canada for his novels, which are still highly-collectible. This little volume is a slim, necessarily brief biography of Carlyle. People's Books. 93 pp. View more info

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Nero; The Singing Emperor of Rome

By: Weigall, Arthur

Price: $15.00

Publisher: N.Y., Garden City Publishing Company, Inc.: 1930

Edition: First Edition Stated

Seller ID: 006785

Condition: Very Good


Original bright red cloth with titles in black bands on boards. Front endpapers show genealogy of the Imperial House. Red top edges. Previous owner's name. 425 pp. View more info

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The Bradbury Chronicles; The Life of Ray Bradbury

By: Weller, Sam

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, William Morrow: 2005

Edition: First Edition Stated

Seller ID: 009376

Condition: Near Fine


Original white paper boards backed in grey. Red remainder mark on foot edges. Otherwise, Fine. No writing or damage. Subtitle, "Predicting the Past, Remembering the Future." Fahrenheit 451 was probably his best-known title. 384 pp. with index. View more info

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Life and Labors of Robert Alex. Fyfe, D.D.;Founder and for Many Years President of the Canadian Literary Institute, Now Woodstock College

By: Wells, J.E.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Toronto, J.E. Wells: 1885

Edition: First (No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 001766

Condition: Very Good


Original green cloth with bright gilt lettering. Very rare biography of outstanding Baptist preacher in U.S. and Canada. No marks or deliberate damage. One pair of leaves edge-torn by careless separation(uncut). Active at Perth, Ontario; Milwaukee, WI; Toronto; and Woodstock, Ontario, but known primarily for his founding of, and long connection with, Canadian Literary Institute. 466 pp. View more info

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The Young Wordsworth

By: West, Trudy

Price: $18.00

Publisher: N.Y., Roy Publishers, Inc.: 1965

Seller ID: 008828

Condition: Good to Very Good


Original dark green paper boards. Unclipped DJ. Upper board lightly dished at top. No writing. 136 pp. View more info

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The Truth About Hollis

By: West, W.J.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Duckworth: 1989

Seller ID: 002367

ISBN: 0 7156 2286 2

Condition: Very Good


Original black cloth with gilt spine lettering on boards. Previous owner's bookplate the only fault. An investigation which follows on questions raised by Peter Wright in his book, Spycatcher, as to the presence of a Communist sympathizer/spy in MI5 during World War II. 230 pp. View more info

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Mock Trial; The Woodrow Wheatley Story

By: Wheatley, Woodrow

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Charlottetown, P.E.I., A-1 Computer Services: 1992

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 003142

ISBN: 0-9693424-1-1

Condition: Very Good


Original pictorial blue cover trade paperback. The author's 25-year fight with the PEI justice system over a bank's putting him out of business. 249 pp. View more info

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Showman; The Russ Whitebone Story

By: Whitebone, Russ

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Fredericton, N.B., Goose Lane Editions: 1986

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 004521

ISBN: 0864920881

Condition: Near Fine


Original white photo cover trade paperback. Inscription signed by Shirley Whitebone, wife of the author. Very interesting reading, well-written and fast-moving life story of this gregarious entertainer. Lots of history of Saint John as well. 118 pp. plus Contents page. View more info

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Henry Miller; Letters to Emil

By: Wickes, George (Ed.)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, New Directions Publishing Corp.: 1989

Edition: First Clothbound

Seller ID: 010968

ISBN: 0-8112-1092-8

Condition: Very Good


Black cloth on boards. DJ protected by plastic wrapper. Library stamp and card pocket. No writing. 168 pp. View more info

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The Builders of America; Lives of Great Americans from the Monroe Doctrine to the Civil War

By: Wildman, Edwin

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Boston, L.C. Page & Company: 1925

Edition: First Impression, October, 1925

Seller ID: 008990

Condition: Very Good


Original tan illustrated cloth on boards in exceptional condition. DJ front flap laid in. No writing or damage. 314 pp. with 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

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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Wingless Victory

By: Winwar, Frances

Price: $10.00

Publisher: N.Y., Harper: 1956

Edition: Stated First Edition

Seller ID: 000197

Condition: Very Good


Original bright blue cloth in pictorial DJ, duplicated in front. A nearly-fantastic story, especially of D'Annunzio. The story of his "extravagantly romantic" love affair with Eleonora Duse. P.O.N. 374 pp. View more info

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Memoirs of the Late Mrs. Susan Huntington of Boston, Mass.

By: Wisner, Benjamin B.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Boston, Crocker and Brewster: 1833

Edition: Fourth Edition

Seller ID: 011435

Condition: Good


Brown calf on boards. Introductory Essay and Original Poem by James Montgomery. Mrs. Huntington carried on correspondence with several persons. Pp. 157-158 has dark foxing spots, and Pp. 351-360 were not trimmed at the foot. 360 pp. The previous owner has filled the page between the frontispiece and the title with a tribute to his late sister. View more info

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Frances E. Willard; The Story of a Noble Life

By: Witts, Florence

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Sunday School Union:

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 004946

Condition: Good Plus


Original blue cloth decorated with portrait and flags on boards. Splendid Lives Series. General cover wear, but no writing or damage except gutter strain at pp. 96-97. One of Illinois' most prominent women, she founded the Women's Christian Temperance Union in the 1880s. 143 pp. View more info

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Simon Peter; His Life and Letters

By: Wolston, W.T.P. (M.D.)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Oak Park, IL, Bible Truth Publishers:

Seller ID: 012045

Condition: Very Good - Orig. Shrinkwrap


Red cloth on boards. Gift note. Very clean and sound. 368 pp. View more info