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Lord London; A Tale of Achievement

By: Howard, Keble (John Keble Bell)

Price: $75.00 USD

Publisher: N.Y., McBride, Nast, & Co.: 1914

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 002682

Condition: Good Plus


Original blue cloth with bold gilt lettering on boards. No front free endpaper. "Old Ladies Home, Saint John" in ink script on half-title. Light edge and backstrip abrasion. Interior clean and sound. Based on the life of Alfred Harmsworth, publisher of the Daily Mail and the Daily Mirror newspapers in London, and later becoming Lord Northcliffe. 351 pp. View more info

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Beaverbrook; A Study of Max the Unknown

By: Howard, Peter

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: Fredericton, N. B., Brunswick Press: 1964

Edition: First Canadian Edition

Seller ID: 011062

Condition: Very Good


Black cloth on boards. Unclipped DJ. Previous owner's name. One of the most capable men in recent history. 164 pp. View more info

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Things I Didn't Know; A Memoir

By: Hughes, Robert

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 2006

Seller ID: 009641

Condition: Near Fine


Black paper boards. Rear of DJ scratched, otherwise Near Fine. Hughes, who died in 2012 at 74, was widely known as an art critic. A native of Australia, this book tells the story of his falling out of love with it and his removal to New York. Opening chapters describe a near-fatal auto crash as well as subsequent debilitating experiences. Picturesque descriptions of sad events. 395 pp. View more info

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Young Hunting, a Memoir

By: Hunter, Martin

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: Toronto, ECW Press: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Inscribed and Signed By Author

Seller ID: 012090

ISBN: 978-1-55022-852

Condition: Very Good


Well-written, fast-moving memoir in softcover. Signed. 250 pp. View more info

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A Twentieth-Century Physician

By: Hurst, Sir Arthur

Price: $25.00 USD

Publisher: London, Edward Arnold & Co.: 1949

Edition: First - First Published 1949

Seller ID: 006841

Condition: Very Good


Original dark blue cloth on boards. DJ price-clipped, otherwise very good. Autobiography with notes on other prominent physicians. 200 pp. View more info

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Aldous Huxley, 1894-1963; A Memorial Volume, Together with His Last Essay, "Shakespeare and Religion"

By: Huxley, Julian (Ed.)

Price: $30.00 USD

Publisher: London, Chatto & Windus: 1965

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012827

Condition: Very Good


Blue cloth on boards. No marks or damage to book or DJ. Having known Aldous Huxley for Brave New World alone, this volume broadened my appreciation of him immensely. Tributes by more than two dozen of his contemporary artists make up the body of the book, with his last essay, Shakespeare and Religion, as a finale. 175 pp. View more info

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Wings Over the Sea; The Story of Allan Moses

By: Ingersoll, L.K.

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: Fredericton, N.B., Goose Lane Editions: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012511

ISBN: 0-86492-101-2

Condition: Very Good


Story of a man credited with the museum on Grand Manan. Photos in Africa. Previous owner's name. Tea stain on edges only. 151 pp. plus index. View more info

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Mr. Speaker

By: Jerome, James

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: Toronto, McClelland and Stewart: 1985

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 003637

ISBN: 0-7710-4403-8

Condition: Very Good


Original black paper boards. Photo portrait DJ, unclipped. No writing or damage. Speaker of the House of Commons from 1974 to 1979, Jerome offers an insider's look at the difficult task of getting politicians to play by the rules. 175 pp. View more info

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The Works in 15 Vols.; Vol. XII Lives of the English Poets

By: Johnson, Samuel

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: Edinburgh, Bell & Bradfute: 1806

Seller ID: 012688

Condition: Good


Full brown calf on boards. The Lives of the English Poets; Addison, Hughes, Sheffield, Prior, Congreve, Blackmore, Fenton, Gay, Granville, Yalden, Tickell, Hammond, Somervile, and Savage. 328 pp. Remains of library bookplate. View more info

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All the Days of His Life; A Biography of Archdeacon H.A. Cody

By: Jones, Ted

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: Saint John, N.B., New Brunswick Museum: 1981

Seller ID: 010111

ISBN: 0-919-32607-2

Condition: Good Plus


Marbled softcover. No writing or damage. Spine lightly creased, but not broken. This biography by Cody's nephew reveals the respect in which he was held both locally and internationally. He wrote 25 books. 428 pp. plus family trees. View more info

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A Checkered Life; Poetic Waifs

By: Joyce, Col. John A.

Price: $85.00 USD

Publisher: Chicago, S.P. Rounds, Jr.: 1883

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 003502

Condition: Good Plus


Original yellow cloth decorated in black in checkerboard motif on boards. Author served in 24th Kentucky Infantry during the Civil War, and was a poet of some reknown. Book is lightly soiled and worn outside, and has a thumb-sized hole through one preliminary leaf. Leaf-patterned endpapers. Interior clean and easily-readable. A Checkered Life has 300 pp. Poetic Waifs has 18 pp. View more info

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Soldier Doctor; The Story of William Gorgas

By: Judson, Clara Ingram

Price: $18.00 USD

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1942

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 010526

Condition: Good Plus


Yellow cloth on boards. School library evidence. At first glance this book appears intended as an effort to inspire young people to enter the military as medical officers. However, the text is plodding to the point of boredom. William Gorgas emerged from the South to active duty in Cuba, where he and others battled the fly that brings yellow fever. Later he worked in Panama and Africa. 151 pp. View more info

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The Letters of Elizabeth Barrett Browning (Two Volume Set)

By: Kenyon, Frederic G. (Ed.)

Price: $30.00 USD

Publisher: N.Y., The Macmillan Comany: 1898

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 006481

Condition: Good


Original maroon cloth on boards. First free endpapers and frontispiece portraits missing from both volumes. Volume I covers 1806-1851. Volume II covers 1851-1861, and includes a copy of her letter to Napoleon III in behalf of Victor Hugo, whom Napoleon had exiled. Volume I has 478 pp. Volume II has 464 pp. Please allow for extra postage. View more info

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Walker of Derry

By: Kerr, W.S.

Price: $100.00 USD

Publisher: Londonderry, Self Published: 1938

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 006976

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Original bright red cloth backed in yellow cloth on boards. Faded strip along head of cover prevents its being Very Good. Previous owner's name and date ('45). For those not familiar with the history of Ireland, this book honours the memory of Rev. George Walker and many others who defended the city of Londonderry from James II, deposed King of England who was attempting to rouse his Catholic supporters in order to regain the British throne. With assistance from France, James attacked in April, 1689. Without benefit of advanced weapons or official leadership, the residents of Derry held fa... View more info

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Blood and Champagne; The Life and Times of Robert Capa

By: Kershaw, Alex

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: New York, St. Martin's Press: 2003

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 009482

Condition: Very Good


Black cloth on boards. Unclipped DJ. "Born in Budapest as Andre Freidman, Capa fled political oppression and anti-Semitism as a teenager by escaping to Berlin, where he first picked up a Leica and then witnessed the rise of Hitler." - DJ. Arguably the finest photojournalist of the century, he was killed in Vietnam in 1954. 298 pp. View more info

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The Sins of t he Father; Joseph P. Kennedy and the Dynasty He Founded

By: Kessler, Ronald

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: N.Y., Warner Books: 1996

Edition: First (Number Line Ends in 1)

Seller ID: 008857

Condition: Very Good


Original beige paper boards, backed in black cloth. The author cites various illegal activities which are attributed to the subject. How could the same person be chosen to be Ambassador to Great Britain, Chairman of the SEC, and chairman of the US Maritime Commission ? 480 pp. View more info

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Felbrigg; The Story of a House

By: Ketton-Cramer, R.W.

Price: $25.00 USD

Publisher: London, Rupert Hart-Davis: 1962

Seller ID: 012590

Condition: Very Good


Orange cloth on boards. " The history of an English house, from the early seventeenth century to the present time." The book deals with private people leading private lives up to Chapter Eight, which begins the story of William Windham, who was to become a national celebrity of the first rank. 304 pp. with index and family tree. View more info

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Elvis

By: Kirkland, K.D.

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: London, Bison Books: 1989

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 012349

ISBN: 0-86124-499-0

Condition: Very Good


Preface by Sandy Martindale. A broad selection of photos as well as text. 112 pp. View more info

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I Was a Pagan

By: Kitchen, V.C.

Price: $245.00 USD

Publisher: London, Hodder and Stoughton: 1934

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 005303

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Original black cloth on boards. Light pencil notes inside front cover, but no other writing or damage. This author was closely connected with the Oxford Group, as well as with the originator of Alcoholics Anonymous. This is his autobiographical record of his struggles with alcohol and paganism. As a result of its positive influence on his life, this book was dedicated to the Oxford Group, "That disciplined army of life changers who gave new meaning to my life and new direction to its purpose." Front board scrubbed to remove white spots. Faint foxing freckles on prelims only. 271 p... View more info

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The Ladners of Ladner; By Covered Wagon to the Welfare State

By: Ladner, Leon J.

Price: $35.00 USD

Publisher: Vancouver, Mitchell: 1972

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 000164

Condition: Very Good Plus


Original cloth in very good DJ. Inscribed by author: "To my good friend Tom Bell M.P with my compliments and best wishes. Leon J. Ladner. 12 June 1973." 161 pp. plus two appendices, references, and index. View more info