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Radio Wizard : Edward Samuel Rogers and the Revolution of Communications, Anthony, Ian A.
1 Anthony, Ian A. Radio Wizard : Edward Samuel Rogers and the Revolution of Communications
Toronto Gage Publishing Company 2000 0771580509 / 9780771580505 First Edition Hardcover Fine/Fine 130 pp. 8VO 
Story of the Canadian radio pioneer. Many black and white photos. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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Gerry Anderson : The Authorized Biography, Archer, Simon & Nicholls, Stan
2 Archer, Simon & Nicholls, Stan Gerry Anderson : The Authorized Biography
London Legend Books 1996 0099781417 / 9780099781417 First Edition Hardcover F/F 228 pp. 8VO 1
SIGNED by Andeson on the title page. Anderson was the creator of Thunderbirds, Captain Scarlet, Stingray and many other groundbreaking television shows. Illustrated with black and white photos. A fine copy in like jacket. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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With a Daughter's Eye, Bateson, Mary Catherine
3 Bateson, Mary Catherine With a Daughter's Eye
New York William Morrow 1984 0688039626 / 9780688039622 Third Printing Hardcover NF/NF 242 pp. 8VO 
A Memoir of Margaret Mead and Gregory Bateson. Illustrated with black and white photos. Gift inscription, light wear. 
Price: 7.00 USD
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Canada Home : Julia Horatio Ewing's Fredericton Letters 1867-1869, Blom, Margaret Howard & Thomas E
4 Blom, Margaret Howard & Thomas E Canada Home : Julia Horatio Ewing's Fredericton Letters 1867-1869
Vancouver University of British Columbia 1983 0774801743 / 9780774801744 First Edition Hardcover NF/NF 425 pp. 8VO 
Ewing's letters home to Yorkshire from Frederiction, where her new husband was posted. Illustrated with drawing and black and white plates. A very attractive book in very nice condition. Crease on jacket spine. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Boswell's London Journal, Boswell, James
5 Boswell, James Boswell's London Journal
New York McGraw-Hill 1950 Book Club Edition Hardcover VG 370 pp. 8VO 

Price: 6.00 USD
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Knight or Knave - A Soldier of Fortune in China, Bovill, Gwendolyn
6 Bovill, Gwendolyn Knight or Knave - A Soldier of Fortune in China
London Privately Printed 1976 Limited Edition Softcover VG in Wraps 147 pp. 8VO 1
One of 100 copies privately printed, this one inscribed by the author to Ted and Judy. Two photos. DJ around stiff wraps. Two stains to front cover. 
Price: 16.00 USD
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Pablo Picasso - His Life and Times, Cabanne, Pierre
7 Cabanne, Pierre Pablo Picasso - His Life and Times
New York Morrow 1977 First Edition Hardcover VG+/VG 606 pp 8VO 
The definitive biography. Illustrated. Attractive copy in moderately worn jacket with several small tears. 
Price: 22.00 USD
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Lone Wolf : The Story of Jack London, Calder-Marshall, Arthur
8 Calder-Marshall, Arthur Lone Wolf : The Story of Jack London
London Methuen 1961 049950312 First Edition Hardcover F/VG 188 pp. 12MO 
Small tear at jacket's upper spine fold, else fine. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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The Collected Letters of Thomas and Jane Welsh Carlyle - Volumes 1 to 7 1812-1834, Carlyle, Thomas & Jane (ed Charles Richard Sanders)
9 Carlyle, Thomas & Jane (ed Charles Richard Sanders) The Collected Letters of Thomas and Jane Welsh Carlyle - Volumes 1 to 7 1812-1834
Durham, NC Duke University Press 1970-1977 0822302403 / 9780822302407 First Editions Hardcover Near Fine 8VO 
Volumes 1 to 4 in slipcase with portraits of the Carlyles on each cover. Index for volumes 1 to 4 in volume 5; index for volumes 5 to 7 in volume 7. Bound in white cloth with green spine labes with titled in gilt. All volumes near fine to fine. A heavy set, special shipping considerations may apply expecially for overseas orders. 
Price: 70.00 USD
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A Thread in the Tapestry, Churchill, Sarah
10 Churchill, Sarah A Thread in the Tapestry
London Andre Deutsch 1967 Reprinted Before Publication Hardcover NF/NF 101 pp. 8VO 
Autobiography of Winston's daughter. Black and white photos. Bookplate. 
Price: 6.00 USD
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Just a Country Lawyer : A Biography of Sam Ervin, Clancy, Paul R
11 Clancy, Paul R Just a Country Lawyer : A Biography of Sam Ervin
Bloomington Indiana University Press 1974 First Edition Hardcover VG/VG 310 pp. 8VO 
Illustrated in black and white. Light wear to priceclipped jacket. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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A Reporter's Life, Cronkite, Walter
12 Cronkite, Walter A Reporter's Life
New York KNOPF 1996 First Edition Hardcover F/NF 384 pp. 8VO 
Priceclipped jacket. 
Price: 9.00 USD
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Above and Beyond The JR Shaw Family History in Life and Business, 1819 - 2004, Day, Kirstie McLellan
13 Day, Kirstie McLellan Above and Beyond The JR Shaw Family History in Life and Business, 1819 - 2004
Calgary Shaw Communications 2004 First Edition Hardcover Fine/Fine 4TO 1
A lavishly produced privately printed biography, family history and business history of JR Shaw and his business Shaw Communications. Lavishly illustrated in colour. INSCRIBED by Shaw on blank preliminary. Book, jacket and slipcase are fine. A very large and heavy book, special shipping considerations will apply. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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Oeuvres Completes de Madame La Baronne De Stael-Holstein - 2 Volumes Complete, De Stael-Holstein
14 De Stael-Holstein Oeuvres Completes de Madame La Baronne De Stael-Holstein - 2 Volumes Complete
Paris Firmin Didot Freres 1836 First Thus Hardcover VG 715,866 pp. 8VO 
Texte en Francais. A handsome set boun in quarter calf over marbled boards. Marbled endpapers and edges. Donation bookplate on front pastedowns showing donation to Westminster School from James Irvine Stirling in 1951. Pink Westminster school label on lower front boards of each volume. Five gilt-decorated spine compartments with black leather spine labels. Some shelfwear, wear to corners, a very solid and attractive set. Heavy, special shipping considerations may apply. 
Price: 95.00 USD
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An Open Book, Dickens, Monica
15 Dickens, Monica An Open Book
London Heinemann 1978 0434192252 / 9780434192250 Reprinted before publicat Hardcover NF/VG 205 pp' 8VO 
A brilliant and moving autobiography. Very light wear. 
Price: 6.00 USD
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The Uncommon Commoner - A Study of Sir Alec Douglas-Home, Dickie, John
16 Dickie, John The Uncommon Commoner - A Study of Sir Alec Douglas-Home
London Pall Mall Press 1964 First Edition Hardcover VG+/VG 24 pp. 8VO 

Price: 14.00 USD
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The Ante-Room, Dickson, Lovat
17 Dickson, Lovat The Ante-Room
London Macmillan 1959 First Edition Hardcover NF/G 8VO 
A publisher recalls his childhood, youth & the start of his career in the literary world. Small tear on bottom of front cover. Wrinkled and folded jacket. 
Price: 8.00 USD
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Justice of the Peace, Eddy, J P
18 Eddy, J P Justice of the Peace
London CASSELL 1963 First Edition Hardcover F/NF 194 pp. 8VO 
Very light wear, jacket spine browned. 
Price: 7.00 USD
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nu-tka : Captain Cook and the Spanish Explorers on the Coast. Sound Heritage Volume VII, No. 1, Efrat, Barbara S. and W.J. Langlois
19 Efrat, Barbara S. and W.J. Langlois nu-tka : Captain Cook and the Spanish Explorers on the Coast. Sound Heritage Volume VII, No. 1
Victoria Provincial Archives of British Columbia 1978 First Edition Hardcover VG in Wraps 101 pp. 4TO 
Illustrated in colour and black and white. History combined with contemporary interviews with Nuuchahnulth people. Extensively illustrated in sepia. Very light wear.Postage will be reduced for overseas and Canadian orders. 
Price: 8.00 USD
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Adventures of a Telluride Native, Eggebroten, Evelyn Gustafson
20 Eggebroten, Evelyn Gustafson Adventures of a Telluride Native
Boulder, CO Privately Printed 1999 First Edition Softcover VG in Wraps 695 pp. 4TO 1
An impressive Colorado local history extensively illustrated with black and white photos. SIGNED by author on the title page. Very light wear. 
Price: 16.00 USD
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