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Growing Up African

By: David, Jay and Harrington, Helise

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: N.Y., William Morrow and Company: 1971

Seller ID: 001439

Condition: As New


Original beige boards on brown half-cloth. Pictorial DJ. Both as new. Black Africans recount their childhoods in Africa. 287 pp. with historical highlights and bibliography. View more info

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The Real Paradise; Memories of Africa 1950-1963

By: Davidson, Ann M.

Price: $75.00 USD

Publisher: Durham, Pentland Press, Ltd.: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 012516

ISBN: 1-85821-044-5

Condition: Very Good


Recently at home in St. Andrews, N.B., the author lived for 13 years in Nyasaland, which became Malawi. An inspired correspondent. Large foldout map. Laid in is an ad from Scottish World. 548 pp. Heavy book will need extra postage. View more info

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Ruffles and Rapiers

By: Davies, Blodwen

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: Toronto, Ryerson Press: 1930

Edition: First Edition Stated

Seller ID: 011229

Condition: Very Good


Orange cloth on boards. DJ nearly complete, but with scattered nicks and small tears. Previous owner's name. 124 pp. View more info

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The First Sex

By: Davis, Elizabeth Gould

Price: $30.00 USD

Publisher: New York, G.P. Putnam's Sons: 1971

Edition: Second Impression

Seller ID: 010362

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Black cloth on boards. DJ mildly crimped head and foot. No writing. Mild edge soil. Related clippings laid in. DJ quote, "The book that proves that woman's contribution to civilization has been greater than man's." 382 pp. with index. Heavy book might need extra postage. View more info

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Constitutional Issues in Canada 1900-1931

By: Dawson, Robert MacGregor

Price: $45.00 USD

Publisher: London, Oxford University Press: 1933

Seller ID: 007624

Condition: Good


Origiinal black cloth on boards. Inscribed: "Walter W.V. Foster, Dec. 25, 33, In memory of the legal rights of the Maritimes. W.E.F." The donor was Walter Edward Foster, 17th Premier of New Brunswick. The recipient was his son. Deals with a broad range of related issues including the resignation of the King government, elections frauds, and the reform of the Senate. Front hinge cracked at ttle page. 482 pp. including index. View more info

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From Humble Beginnings; The Story of Agriculture in New Brunswick

By: DeMerchant, E. B.

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: Fredericton, N.B., N.B. Ag and Rural Dev./ N.B. Fed. Of Ag.: 1983

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 007354

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Original colour photo cover paperback. Previous owner's name. It all began with a garden planted on St. Croix Island in 1604 by followers of Sieur De Monts, who was accompanied by Samuel de Champlain, a geographer and historian. Forced to move to Port Royal the following year, the little French colony struggled on until overrun by the British in 1613, after which it was batted back and forth between English and French until the expulsion of the Acadians in 1755. 94 pp. View more info

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Revolution and Equilibrium

By: Deming, Barbara

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: New York, Grossman Publishers: 1971

Edition: First Printing Stated

Seller ID: 009497

Condition: Very Good


Tan trade paperback. A number of essays by this nonviolent peace activist who died in 1984. Gutter break at Pp. 150-151 necessitated gluing. 269 pp. View more info

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Britain in Arms (L'Effort Britannique)

By: Destree, Jules

Price: $45.00 USD

Publisher: London, John Lane: 1917

Edition: First

Seller ID: 007436

Condition: Very Good


Original blue cloth on boards. Translated from the French by J. Lewis May. Destree was a lawyer and journalist who was very active in the social and political world of Belgium. He was so concerned with the lack of unity in the country in this critical time that he had written to the king in to the effect that there were no Belgians, but rather only citizens of either Flanders or Wallonia. Since he had earlier suggested an autonomous Wallonia, his home region, his motivatioin is open to question. When Germany invaded in 1914, he fled to France, where he continued to promote the Belgian cau... View more info

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Origine Des Familles

By: Dionne, N.-E.

Price: $45.00 USD

Publisher: Baltimore, Genealogical Publishing Company: 1969

Seller ID: 009397

Condition: Very Good


Original maroon cloth on boards. Withdrawn from university library. Text in French. 611 pp. View more info

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For King, Constitution, & Country; The English Loyalists and the French Revolution

By: Dozier, Robert R.

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: Lexington, KY, University Press of Kentucky: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012249

ISBN: 0-8131-1490-X

Condition: Very Good


Red cloth on boards. Unmarked and undamaged book and DJ. Thomas Paine, recently arrived in America from England, took a strong stand in support of the Revolution, notably promoted by his pamphlets. Living in France in the 1790's he was imprisoned for his views on revolution there, but was freed by James Monroe. 213 pp. View more info

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Dorothy Thompson's English Journey; The Record of an Anglo-American Friendship

By: Drawbell, James Wedgwood

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: London, Collins: 1942

Seller ID: 002590

Condition: Good


Original brght red cloth on boards. Shaken, with some strained gutters. Another chapter in the life of Dorothy Thompson, New York Herald Tribune columnist, radio broadcaster, and onetime wife of Sinclair Lewis, centred on her trip to Great Britain in the interval between the fall of France and the Battle of Britain. Thompson was the first American correspondent to be expelled from Germany by Hitler (1934). Several photos. 256 pp. View more info

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Writing Beyond the Ending; Narrative Strategies of Twentieth-Century Women Writers

By: Duplessis, Rachel Blau

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: Bloomington, Indiana University Press: 1985

Seller ID: 010627

ISBN: 0-253-20345-7

Condition: Good to Very Good


Dark blue illustrated cover paperback. Underlining limited to first 8 pp. Endings and Contradictions. The Rupture of Story and The Story of an African Farm. Breaking the Sentence; Breaking the Sequence. Perceiving the other-side of everything. Notes. 253 pp. with index. View more info

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What is the Indian ' Problem' ?; Tutelage and Resistance in Canadian Indian Administration

By: Dyck, Noel

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: St. John's, Newfoundland, Institute of Social and Economic Research: 1996

Edition: Third Printing

Seller ID: 000577

Condition: Very Good


Third printing. Pictorial soft cover with flaps. 209 pp. including notes, bibliograpy, index, and ads. Minor pencil marginalia, not underlined. View more info

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Ignorant Armies; Sliding Into War in Iraq (Signed)

By: Dyer, Gwynne

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: Toronto, McClelland & Stewart Ltd.: 2003

Seller ID: 007386

Condition: Near Fine


Original photo cover trade paperback. Inscribed and signed by author. No other writing and no damage. "Startling in its conclusions, Ignorant Armies is the first book to make sense of an unnecessary war." - back cover. 188 pp. ISBN 0-7710-2977-2 and 9 780771 029776 View more info

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Indian Boyhood

By: Eastman, Charles A. / Obiyesa

Price: $35.00 USD

Publisher: New York, McLure, Phillips & Co.: 1902

Edition: Second Impression

Seller ID: 009620

Condition: Good Plus


Red cloth on boards with inset of Indian boy. "The North American Indian was the highest type of pagan and uncivilized man." - Foreword. The author shares his life experiences for the benefit of his young son. Previous owner's name on torn endpaper. Hinges cracked and glued. View more info

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Diplomacy and Its Discontents

By: Eayrs, James

Price: $25.00 USD

Publisher: Toronto, University of Toronto Press: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012098

ISBN: 0-8020-1807-6

Condition: Very Good


Grey cloth on boards. Beginning with Quebec's October Crisis of 1970, the author mounts a vital attack against the diplomatic profession. Sobering. 198 pp. View more info

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Legends of Greece Ancient and Modern

By: Economides, Irene

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: Athens, 1970

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 007826

Condition: Very Good


Original small, white booklet with illustrated cover. 68 pp. Signed. View more info

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House & Garden's Complete Guide to Interior Decoration

By: Editors of House and Garden

Price: $35.00 USD

Publisher: N.Y., Simon and Schuster: 1953

Edition: Fifth Edition

Seller ID: 005519

Condition: Very Good


Original black paper boards. DJ corner-clipped and taped to boards. Clear plastic jacket. Valuable reference for movie or live theatre sets featuring interiors in the 50's, whether traditional or modern. Library bookplate, discard stamp, card envelope, etc. Very informative description/illustration of various styles and periods. 319 pp. This heavy book will need extra postage. View more info

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Tales of the Observer

By: Edwards, Richard H. (Jr.)

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: Boston, MA, Jordan Marsh Company: 1950

Seller ID: 012962

Condition: Near Fine


An insider's version of the first hundred years of one of Boston's premier businesses. 116 pp. View more info

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Imperial Reckoning; The Untold Story of Britain's Gulag in Kenya

By: Elkins, Caroline

Price: $25.00 USD

Publisher: New York, Henry Holt & Co.: 2005

Edition: First Edition Stated.

Seller ID: 010698

ISBN: 0-8050-7653-0

Condition: Very Good


White paper boards backed in green cloth. No writing or damage. Appears to be a comprehensive and well-founded study of British domination of native tribes in Kenya, especially the Kikuyu. While immigrants from Britain were given large tracts to farm, native farmers were restricted and taxed, often being forced to work for the large landholders. Natives were forced to carry identification and live in camps where corporal punishment was the rule, often ending in death. This book made me understand and appreciate how and why the Mau Mau began. 475 pp. View more info