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Image for Come to Prison; A Tour Through British Prisons Today

Come to Prison; A Tour Through British Prisons Today

By: Stokes, Sewell

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: London, Longmans, Green, and Co.: 1957

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 012219

Condition: Good


Red cloth on boards. An author visits several prisons in order to report on what happens there. 224 pp. View more info

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We Speak for Ourselves; A Self-Portrait of America

By: Stone, Irving (Ed.) With Richard Kennedy

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: Garden City, N.Y., Doubleday: 1950

Edition: Stated First Edition

Seller ID: 001022

Condition: Very Good


Original grey cloth with silver and blue spine lettering on boards, no DJ. Brief autobiographies or excerpts from the writing of many favourite American authors. A short course in popular literature. 462 pp. View more info

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Tacitus; The Germania

By: Stuart, Duane Reed

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: N.Y., Macmillan Company: 1916

Seller ID: 008355

Condition: Good


Original blue-green cloth on boards. Numerous pencil notes and underlines. Previous owner's name.139 pp. with Appendix. First is an exposition of the geography of the country, while the second part deals with the various tribes and their institutions. 139 pp. View more info

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New Ireland

By: Sullivan, A.M.

Price: $35.00 USD

Publisher: New York, Peter F. Collier: 1878

Seller ID: 012359

Condition: Good


Dark brown cloth decorated in gilt on boards. Wear to head and foot of spine. No reviews found. Complete table of contents. 523 pp. View more info

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Experiment "E"; A Report from an Extermination Laboratory

By: Szalet, Leon

Price: $60.00 USD

Publisher: New York, Didier, Publishers: 1945

Edition: First. (No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 011340

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Red cloth on boards. One of several books which describe the horrors of confinement in German concentration camps during WW II. The first 50 pp. display in agonizing detail the repetitive brutality of the Blockfuehrer, usually ending in death for the Polish prisoners. The author was imprisoned by a procedural error of the British government. Also, he blames Sweden for not demanding from the Germans that the Poles should be protected under international law. He is eventually saved by his daughter. 284 pp. View more info

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The Fascist Experience; Italian Society and Culture, 1922-1945

By: Tannenbaum, Edward R.

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: New York, Basic Books,Inc.: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012525

Condition: Very Good


The DJ exhorts us to think of fascism in Italy as a patriotic anti-Communist movement of national social renewal, since this is how it was presented. 357 pp. No writing or damage to the book, but the DJ has a 4-inch tear at the bottom of the spine and chipping to head and foot. View more info

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A Secular Age

By: Taylor, Charles K.

Price: $50.00 USD

Publisher: Cambridge, MA, Belknap Press of Harvard University Press: 2007

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 010499

ISBN: 0-674-02676--6

Condition: Near Fine


Black cloth on boards. DJ approx. two inches shorter than book. No writing or damage. The author "examines the development in 'Western Christendom' of those aspects of modernity which we call secular." - DJ. Heavy book will need extra postage. 874 pp. View more info

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Gubbins' New Brunswick Journals1811 & 1813 (New Brunswick Heritage Publications)

By: Temperley, Howard (Ed.)

Price: $25.00 USD

Publisher: Fredericton, N.B., Kings Landing Corporation: 1980

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 012603

Condition: Near Fine


Original illustrated softcover. Rich in social and historical observations by this military officer who had been sent with others from England to supervise the training of a militia. Personal prejudices abound, but much useful information as to geography, weather, and social practices of inhabitants can be found here. 92 pp. ISBN 0-88838-001-1 View more info

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Company of Adventurers; The Story of the Hudson's Bay Company

By: Tharp, Louise Hall

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown, and Co.: 1946

Edition: First Edition Stated

Seller ID: 010781

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Grey cloth on boards. Previous owner's name(thrice). Book very clean and sound. Could have been used as textbook in Canada. 301 pp. View more info

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Intimacies of Court and Society; An Unconventional Narrative of Unofficial Days

By: The Widow of an American Diplomat (Rebecca Insley-Casper)

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: N.Y., Dodd, Mead & Company: 1912

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 002877

Condition: Very Good


Original red cloth highly decorated and lettered with gilt on boards. Author's name found on internet, but no further information on her or her former husband. Seems to be a rambling commentary on the customs peculiar to diplomatic life in five European capitals, Ottawa, and Washington, D.C. Portraits of a few prominent women and scenes of notable buildings. An attractive volume full of inconsequential tidbits. Previous owner's name. Gilt top edges. 336 pp. View more info

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Sir John Johnson, Loyalist Baronet

By: Thomas, Earle

Price: $18.00 USD

Publisher: Toronto, Dundurn Press: 1986

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 006576

ISBN: 1550020129

Condition: Very Good


Original portrait cover trade paperback. Previous owner's name, notes, and bookplate on prelims, with minor marginalia in text. Lieutenant Colonel Johnson was leader of the King's Royal Regiment of New York. He figures prominently not only in this biography, but in several other Loyalist studies we bought recently (Search Loyalist). 191 pp. including index. View more info

Strangers from a Secret Land; The Voyages of the Brig Albion and the Founding of the First Welsh Settlements in Canada.

By: Thomas, Peter

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: Toronto, University of Toronto Press: 1986

Edition: First Softcover Edition

Seller ID: 013107

ISBN: 0-8020-6620-8

Condition: Very Good Minus


Blue softcover. Previous owner's name. Appears to be a well-written account, abundant in detail. 319 pp. wih index. View more info

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The Assassination of Winston Churchill (Signed)

By: Thompson, Carlos

Price: $125.00 USD

Publisher: Gerrards Cross, England, Colin Smythe: 1969

Seller ID: 006582

Condition: Near Fine


Original black cloth on boards. The only writing in this book is that of the author, Carlos Thompson, whose written remarks, including a genial inscription, cover more than half of the dedication page. It appears that Thompson has sent this book, as well as a German edition, to a local woman. He has also laid in a photocopy, which is inscribed to the same woman, and signed, "C Th." The latter is a review by Robert Blake which appeared 11 May, 1969, in the Sunday Times. Basis of the book is the desire by the author to clear the reputation of Winston Churchill after it was suggested b... View more info

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Centeola; and Other Tales

By: Thompson, Daniel Pierce

Price: $35.00 USD

Publisher: N.Y., Carleton: 1864

Seller ID: 000015

Condition: Fair


Alternate title, The Maid of the Mounds. Based on theories that: l. Aztecs were the original inhabitants of the Mississippi Valley; 2, Aztecs were the mound builders who left their mounds throughout the U.S. Midwest; and 3. Azatlan, their chief centre, was in the valley of the Wisconsin River. Better than a reading copy, but early library stickers occupy front and inside front covers, while both RFEP's are missing. Corners worn, head and foot of spine have small tears. 312 pp. View more info

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Illustrated English Social History; Vol. I

By: Trevelyan, G.M.

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: London, Longmans, Green, and Co.: 1950

Edition: Third Impression

Seller ID: 012357

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Chaucer's England and the early Tudors. Chaucer's England; Field, Village, and Manor House. Town and Church. England in the Age of Caxton. Tudor England. England During the Anti-Clerical Revolution. 175 pp. Red cloth on boards. Foxing freckles to endpapers. DJ protected by plastic wrapper. No writing. View more info

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History of the Indian Wars; Etc.,etc.

By: Trumbull, Henry

Price: $125.00 USD

Publisher: Boston, Phillips and Sampson: 1846

Edition: New Edition

Seller ID: 005764

Condition: Fair


Original brown cloth on boards. Engagements with Natives in New England from the first landing by the Pilgrims, further sufferings of inhabitants during the French and Revolutionary Wars, and troubles in the southern and western states. Colour frontispiece missing an inch of left margin. General light foxing and toning. Front joint has two short splits, but holding together well. Corners worn. 320 pp. View more info

Image for Early Secular Effigies in England; The Thirteenth Century

Early Secular Effigies in England; The Thirteenth Century

By: Tummers, H.A.

Price: $80.00 USD

Publisher: Leiden, The Netherlands, E.J. Brill: 1980

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 007645

Condition: Near Fine


Original green cloth on boards.No writing or damage. Pristine. Preliminary remarks, The tomb, Costume, Attitude, Legs, Summary and conclusion, Appendix, Notes, Bibliography, Indes. Plates 1-185 and Map. 196 pp. text plus 185 plates. View more info

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When the Prussians Came to Poland; The Experiences of an American Woman During the German Invasion

By: Turkczynowicz, Laura De Gozdawa

Price: $25.00 USD

Publisher: New York, G.P. Putnam's Sons: 1916

Edition: Second Impression

Seller ID: 009753

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Light olive cloth on boards. Previous owner's name and date. 10-12 small marginal foxing spots. Picture yourself in this situation, "Fancy sewing a bandage from your own stockings by the light of a candle held by a soldier, himself wounded - in a cattle car - speeding through the night, not knowing what would happen the next moment !" - P. 43. All illustrations present. 281 pp. View more info

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Now Take Canada

By: Uncle Bart (Stanley McConnell)

Price: $50.00 USD

Publisher: Toronto, Commonwealth Publishers Limited: 1939

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Inscription: Inscribed and Signed By Author

Seller ID: 010467

Condition: Good Plus


Grey cloth on boards. No writing except "With best wishes from Stanley McConnell." A few strained gutters. An understandable essay on money and value. 170 pp. View more info

Image for Ethnic Conflict in Sri Lanka: Changing Dynamics

Ethnic Conflict in Sri Lanka: Changing Dynamics

By: Uyangoda, Jayadeva

Price: $60.00 USD

Publisher: Washington, D.C., East-West Center Washington: 2007

Edition: Policy Studies 32

Seller ID: 010762

ISBN: 978-1-932728-58

Condition: Very Good


Black softcover of 74 pp. Background of the merry-go-round of relationships until two years before the clampdown on the LTTE in 2009. View more info