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Image for Radio Wizard : Edward Samuel Rogers and the Revolution of Communications

Radio Wizard : Edward Samuel Rogers and the Revolution of Communications

By: Anthony, Ian A.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Toronto, Gage Publishing Company: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 12267

ISBN: 0771580509

Condition: Fine/Fine


Story of the Canadian radio pioneer. Many black and white photos. View more info

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With a Daughter's Eye

By: Bateson, Mary Catherine

Price: $7.00

Publisher: New York, William Morrow: 1984

Edition: Third Printing

Seller ID: 12496

ISBN: 0688039626

Condition: NF/NF


A Memoir of Margaret Mead and Gregory Bateson. Illustrated with black and white photos. Gift inscription, light wear. View more info

Image for Canada Home : Julia Horatio Ewing's Fredericton Letters 1867-1869

Canada Home : Julia Horatio Ewing's Fredericton Letters 1867-1869

By: Blom, Margaret Howard & Thomas E

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Vancouver, University of British Columbia: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 21322

ISBN: 0774801743

Condition: NF/NF


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. View more info

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Boswell's London Journal

By: Boswell, James

Price: $6.00

Publisher: New York, McGraw-Hill: 1950

Edition: Book Club Edition

Seller ID: 4987

Condition: VG


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Knight or Knave - A Soldier of Fortune in China

By: Bovill, Gwendolyn

Price: $16.00

Publisher: London, Privately Printed: 1976

Edition: Limited Edition

Inscription: 1

Seller ID: 6197

Condition: VG in Wraps


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. View more info

Image for Pablo Picasso - His Life and Times

Pablo Picasso - His Life and Times

By: Cabanne, Pierre

Price: $22.00

Publisher: New York, Morrow: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 6864

Condition: VG+/VG


The definitive biography. Illustrated. Attractive copy in moderately worn jacket with several small tears. View more info

Image for Lone Wolf : The Story of Jack London

Lone Wolf : The Story of Jack London

By: Calder-Marshall, Arthur

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Methuen: 1961

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 24020

ISBN: 049950312

Condition: F/VG


Small tear at jacket's upper spine fold, else fine. View more info

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The Collected Letters of Thomas and Jane Welsh Carlyle - Volumes 1 to 7 1812-1834

By: Carlyle, Thomas & Jane (ed Charles Richard Sanders)

Price: $70.00

Publisher: Durham, NC, Duke University Press: 1970-1977

Edition: First Editions

Seller ID: 31375

ISBN: 0822302403

Condition: Near Fine


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. View more info

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A Thread in the Tapestry

By: Churchill, Sarah

Price: $6.00

Publisher: London, Andre Deutsch: 1967

Edition: Reprinted Before Publication

Seller ID: 12455

Condition: NF/NF


Autobiography of Winston's daughter. Black and white photos. Bookplate. View more info

Image for Just a Country Lawyer : A Biography of Sam Ervin

Just a Country Lawyer : A Biography of Sam Ervin

By: Clancy, Paul R

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Bloomington, Indiana University Press: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 9941

Condition: VG/VG


Illustrated in black and white. Light wear to priceclipped jacket. View more info

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A Reporter's Life

By: Cronkite, Walter

Price: $9.00

Publisher: New York, KNOPF: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 6263

Condition: F/NF


Priceclipped jacket. View more info

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An Open Book

By: Dickens, Monica

Price: $6.00

Publisher: London, Heinemann: 1978

Edition: Reprinted before publicat

Seller ID: 4500

ISBN: 0434192252

Condition: NF/VG


A brilliant and moving autobiography. Very light wear. View more info

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The Uncommon Commoner - A Study of Sir Alec Douglas-Home

By: Dickie, John

Price: $14.00

Publisher: London, Pall Mall Press: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 5963

Condition: VG+/VG


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The Ante-Room

By: Dickson, Lovat

Price: $8.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan: 1959

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 5001

Condition: NF/G


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. View more info

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Justice of the Peace

By: Eddy, J P

Price: $7.00

Publisher: London, CASSELL: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 23518

Condition: F/NF


Very light wear, jacket spine browned. View more info

Image for nu-tka : Captain Cook and the Spanish Explorers on the Coast. Sound Heritage Volume VII, No. 1

nu-tka : Captain Cook and the Spanish Explorers on the Coast. Sound Heritage Volume VII, No. 1

By: Efrat, Barbara S. and W.J. Langlois

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Victoria, Provincial Archives of British Columbia: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 30686

Condition: VG in Wraps


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. View more info

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Adventures of a Telluride Native

By: Eggebroten, Evelyn Gustafson

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Boulder, CO, Privately Printed: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: 1

Seller ID: 26060

Condition: VG in Wraps


An impressive Colorado local history extensively illustrated with black and white photos. SIGNED by author on the title page. Very light wear. View more info

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Reading from Left to Right

By: Ferns, H S (intro by Malcolm Muggeridge)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Toronto, University of Toronto Press: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 23449

ISBN: 0802025188

Condition: F/F


Ferns' odyssey from Marxism to Libertarianism, with side trips to high office and academia. View more info

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Albert Schweitzer : An Introduction

By: Feschotte, Jacques

Price: $8.00

Publisher: London, A & C Black: 1954

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16952

Condition: NF/VG


With two unpublished addresses. Black and white frontis. Unpriceclipped jacket edgeworn, chipped at spine extremities. View more info

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Little Eden : A Child at War

By: Figes, Eva

Price: $3.00

Publisher: New York, Persea Books: 1978

Edition: Trade Paperback

Seller ID: 18329

ISBN: 0892551372

Condition: NF in Wraps


Light edgewear. View more info