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The Book of the Thames; From Its Rise to Its Fall

By: Hall, Mr. And Mrs. S.C.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: London, J.S. Virtue and Company, Limited:

Edition: New Edition

Seller ID: 011756

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Bright red cloth on boards, lettered and decorated in gilt, cover and spine. First free endpaper missing. No writing. Many small engravings. All edges gilt. 460 pp. Rear hinge cracked half its length. View more info

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The Glorious Adventure

By: Halliburton, Richard

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Garden City, N.Y., Star Books: 1927

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 007559

Condition: Very Good


Original black cloth on boards. Gilt spine titles. Previous owner's name. A privileged New Yorker sets out to duplicate the travels of Ulysses. 354 pp. View more info

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Home of the Bible; A Woman's Vision of the Master's Land

By: Harland, Marion

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Brantford, Ont., Bradley, Garretson, and Co.: 1895

Seller ID: 004048

Condition: Good Minus


Original maroon faux leather or leather lettered in gold on boards. Backstrip replaced with cloth tape. Front hinge strained, leaving crack at Contents page. Balance of the book clean and very good, except rear hinge cracked. All edges gilt. 414 pp. View more info

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Old Derry; Its History, Trades, Principal Buildings, Etc., Etc.

By: Harvey, Ernest W.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Londonderry, Self Published: 1944

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 006588

Condition: Fair


Original red 26-page softcover booklet. Both covers have bled (offset) onto the margins of facing pages, but all text is readable. The booklet came about as a result of requests from persons who had heard the author's address under the auspices of the P.W.M.I. Literary and Debating Society. The first number appeared in 1943. This edition contains additional information and detail. View more info

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Through Western Canada in a Caravan

By: Hasell, F.H. Eva

Price: $40.00

Publisher: London, Society for the Propagation of the Gospel in Foreign Parts: 1925

Seller ID: 005996

Condition: Good Plus


Original illustrated red cloth on boards. Previous owner's name. Front hinge cracked and glued. Two photo pages re-attached. Some dedicated Anglican women from England organize Sunday Schools by vans in Western Canada. A truly remarkable story ! 254 pp. View more info

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Get Yerself a Shin O' Heat

By: Hazel, Fred and the Irish Connection

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Saint John, N.B., Famine 150/Goose Lane: 1996

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 006024

ISBN: 0-9680483-0-7

Condition: Near Fine


Original green cloth on boards. Unclipped DJ art by Josh Beutel. A retired Saint John newspaper editor reminisces about Fairville, Ireland, and the way things were. 201 pp. View more info

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The Cornish Riviera (Beautiful England Series)

By: Heath, Sidney

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Blackie & Son, Limited:

Seller ID: 011065

Condition: Very Good


White paper boards. Descriptive text and 12 colour plates. No writing. 56 pp. View more info

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Atlantic Canada

By: Hines, Sherman

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Toronto, Clarke, Irwin & Co., Limited: 1979

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 011294

ISBN: 0-7720-1278-4

Condition: Very Good


Blue cloth on boards. No writing or damage. Foreword by Harry Bruce. The exquisite colour photos of Sherman Hines bring the Maritimes to life. Large, heavy book will need extra postage. Approx. 200 pp. View more info

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Cyprus Then and Now

By: Home, Gordon

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, J.M. Dent & Sons Limited: 1960

Edition: First

Seller ID: 009091

Condition: Good


Original green cloth on boards. 70 line drawings by the author. Sad that this excellent book was allowed to sit in water long enough to wrinkle the bottoms of the pages and show waterstain up the lower 2 inches of the edges. Pages turn easily and there is no odour, but priced accordingly. 243 pp. with index. View more info

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Oxford (Beautiful England Series)

By: How, F. D.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Blackie & Son, Limited:

Seller ID: 011063

Condition: Good Plus


White paper boards. DJ price-clipped. 12 colour plates of famous landmarks and descriptive text. 56 pp. View more info

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The Ship of Peace

By: Hunt, Elsie Denean

Price: $25.00

Publisher: N.Y., Pageant Press: 1957

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 006417

Condition: Very Good


Original red cloth on boards. Slight fading to spine. The author and her ulcer-nursing husband take off from their Idaho home in a "covered wagon" complete with canvas which they hitch behind their car. The first night they learn about waterproofing. In hindsight she says, "Vacations spent in our 'covered wagon' have cured him of insomnia, tax jitters, and 'world situation blues'." Humorous and fast-moving true story of a couple who succeeded in getti... View more info

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Highways and Byways in Shakespeare's Country

By: Hutton, W.H.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan and Co. Limited: 1914

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 003582

Condition: Good Plus


Original dark blue cloth with heavy gilt lettering on boards. 448 pp. with index and foldout colour map. Bookplate name blacked out. Top corner tips of 3 prelims. missing, not affecting illustrations or text. We are listing "Wiltshire" from the same series separately. View more info

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America: Exploration and Travel

By: Kagle, Steven E. (Ed.)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Bowling Green, Ohio, Bowling Green State University Popular Press: 1979

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 011592

ISBN: 0-87972-134-0

Condition: Very Good


Yellow cloth on boards. Travel and the American Identity. Foreign Travelers in America. American Travelers Abroad. Exploration and the American Naturalists.Travel and Exploration as a Theme in American Literature. No writing or damage. 205 pp. View more info

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Lusitanian Sketches of the Pen and Pencil (Vol. II only)

By: Kingston, W.H.G.

Price: $300.00

Publisher: London, John W. Parker: 1845

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 006635

Condition: Good Plus


Original blindstamped red cloth on boards. Volume II only of a two-volume set. No writing. Mild hand soil to cover, and faint foxing spots to endpapers. In internet reviews, Kingston is rebuked for stating "eight knots an hour", when a knot is a sea mile per hour, making Kingston's reference to time redundant. In another, the comment is made that Kingston referred offhand to the prevalence of illegitimacy in this travelogue through northern Portugal. Only in... View more info

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Expo 67 Austria

By: Kirchmair, Franz (Ed.)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Vienna, Austrian Federal Economic Chamber, Austrian Expo Office: 1967

Edition: First (No Additional Printings)

Seller ID: 005514

Condition: Very Good


Original bright red soft cover illustrated in black. A clever, imaginative booklet of about 90 pp. showing all the things Austria is good at. Especially interesting to me are the antique maps of Western and Eastern Hemispheres which appear to me to date from about 1700. Covers are long and folded to create a double thickness. No writing or damage. View more info

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Another Look at Holland (In Six Languages)

By: Kok, Ruud H.M./ Scherer, Kees

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Amsterdam, Elsevier: 1983

Seller ID: 011274

ISBN: 90-10-04662-1

Condition: Good to Very Good


Laminated, illustrated boards. A book about Holland in six languages, telling of its people, its cities, its land, and its industries. Large format might need extra postage. Wrinkling to rear of DJ. English, French, Dutch, Spanish,Japanese, and German. 160 pp. View more info

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Under Crown and Anchor; Royal Caribbean Cruise Line: The First Twenty-five Years, 1970-1995

By: Kolltveit, Bard and Maxtone-Graham, John

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Miami, FL, Royal Caribbean Cruises, Ltd.: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 009834

Condition: Very Good


A large, heavy book in excellent condition. "There is something about a ship," according to the Foreword of this enticing volume. Two marine historians collaborate in describing this popular cruise line from its beginning until 1995. Intriguing details among the pages are a ship's doctor who refused to shave off his beard but was hired regardless, and adding another ship to the line by cutting one in two and adding a centre section. 253 pp. plus two-page cata... View more info

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Wonders of the World; A Guide Book to Wonders of Ancient and Modern Times

By: Kolvoord, Rense

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Racine, WI, Whitman Publishing Company: 1938

Seller ID: 011859

Condition: Very Good


No. 739. Black glossy paper boards. Slight damage to head of spine. 92 pp. View more info

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Cyprus; Island of Aphrodite

By: Lanitis, George

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Athens, Greece, Aspioti-Elka: 1965

Seller ID: 008919

Condition: Fair to Good


Original blue cloth on boards. Cover and DJ waterstained. Random scenes of people and places. 128 pp. View more info

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Kings Landing; A Geography Guide

By: Lehmann, Joseph G./Whiteford, Gary T.

Price: $15.00

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

Seller ID: 007608

Condition: Very Good


Original photo cover booklet of approximately 72 pp. No writng or damage. A comprehensive view of life at this historical village, from initial planning to longterm effects. Described and pictured are buildings, activities, and animals. Quizzes and questions make your visit a learning experience. Don't miss the recipes ! View more info