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A Biographical Register of Old Mancunians 1888-1951

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Manchester UK, Manchester Grammar School: 1965

Seller ID: 11303


Top fore corner bumped. ; Light blue cloth covered boards with school crest stamped in gilt on front board and gilt title on spine. hinges intact, tight solid book, text unmarked; 757 pages; Included in Part 1 are: High Masters, Masters, Preparatory School Staffs and Receivers and in Part 2: Admissions Pre 1888, Admissions 1888-1951, The Preparatory Schools, and Index to Part 2. Information about dates of birth and death and career details where available View more info

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about indians a listing of books

By: N/A

Price: $13.50

Publisher: Ottawa, Ministry of Indian Affairs and Northern Development: 1973

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 18645


Some shelf wear evident to card covers, small 2cm tear on spine area. ; A tight solid book. ; B&W Illustrations; 135 pages; This is a reference for schools listing books about native indians for various grade levels: - kindergarten to grade 3, grade 3 to grade 6 and grade 6 and beyond. View more info

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Letts's Interest Time Tables - Containing 366 Openings

By: Anon.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London, Letts's Diaries Company/Cassell & Company: ca.1880

Seller ID: 7419


Corners bumped and worn. Light wear to head and tail of spine, one tiny tear. This book has possibly been rebound using original boards and marbled end papers. Reinforcing tape sewn into inner hinges extends under front and back pastedown. Book is solid and tight. Some foxing of page edges but not on pages. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; Not dated but appears to have been published circa 1880's. The maroon cloth covered boards are blind stamped front and back with gilt ... View more info

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Dictionary of Canadian Military History

By: Bercuson, David J. & J. L. Granatstein

Price: $14.50

Publisher: Toronto, Oxford University Press, Canada: 1992

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 18173


card covers show very light shelf wear.; A bright, solid book.; 8.30 X 5.40 X 1.20 inches; 248 pages View more info

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A Catalogue of Books Printed in Fifteenth Century Now in the Bodleian Library; I - O Volume IV

By: Coates, Alan & Kristian Jensen & Cristina Dondi & Bettina Wagner & Helen Dixon

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Oxford UK, Oxford University Press: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 13271


Slight bump top fore corner of navy cloth covered boards ; As new, unread. ; 1.25 x 11 x 8.75 Inches; 495 pages; Unfortunately no illustrations are present in this rich resource in the era of incunabula and illuminated manuscripts, bibles and missals. Authors such as Justinianus, Jacobus Magni, Matthaei de Utino Leonardus, Johannes Chrysotomus and Decimus Junius Juvenalis populate the pages of this volume. View more info

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The Concise Oxford-Hachette French Dictionary

By: Correard, Marie-Helene

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Oxford University Press: 2004

Edition: Second Edition; Third Printing

Seller ID: 15352


Light edge wear; A bright, solid book, DJ in Mylar ; 2.68 x 9.37 x 6.3 Inches; 1414 pages; Completely updated to include all the very latest vocabulary, this third edition of the Concise Oxford-Hachette French Dictionary contains coverage of over 175,000 words and phrases, and 270,000 translations. It offers a comprehensive correspondence guide with sample letters, emails, and CVs, plus fun and informative cultural notes on life in the French-speaking world. Now with a f... View more info

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The Wonder of Words Introduction to Linguistics

By: Foley, James

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Vancouver BC, Abecedarian Book Company: 1990

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 15861


Light edge wear to dark blue cloth covered boards, a little bumped head & tail of spine. Small notation on front free end paper. ; A bright, solid book ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 256 pages View more info

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The Outlandish Companion

By: Gabaldon, Diana

Price: $44.95

Publisher: New York, Delacorte Press: 1999

Edition: First Edition; Second Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 18309


Signed by Author; Only slight wear; Inscribed by the author. A bright, solid book, dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped. ; B&W Illustrations; 9.50 X 7.50 X 1.80 inches; 567 pages; "As with the guides to the Hobbit tetralogy and the fiction of Stephen King, Gabaldon offers a companion volume to her Outlander Series four time-travel historical romances, Drums of Autumn (1997), etc., in which she tells us much is revealed regarding Claire and Jamie Fraser, their lives and ti... View more info

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As We Remember It Interviews with Pioneering Librarians of British Columbia

By: Gilroy, Marion & Samuel Rothstein

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Vancouver BC, University of British Columbia School of Librarianship: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15349


Glassine wrapper missing but clear mylar substituted (short tear top edge). Light edge wear to book ; A bright, solid book. Dark red spine with white boards. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 163 pages; Interviews with Dr. Helen Gordon Stewart, Margaret Jean Clay, Charles Keith Morison and Mrs. Muriel Page Ffoulkes. View more info

A Guide to the Holdings of Queen's University Archives Vol 2 Audio-Visual Collections

By: MacDermaid, Anne & George F. Henderson editors

Price: $19.50

Publisher: Kingston, ON, Queen's University: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 13114


Extremities bumped, otherwise tight and solid ; Presentation letter with university letterhead signed by both editors who are both archivists. ; 0.5 x 9.25 x 6.25 Inches; 137 pages View more info

New Testament Greek Primer

By: Marshall D. Litt., Rev. Alfred

Price: $19.50

Publisher: London, Samuel Bagster & Sons: 1962

Edition: 1st UK

Seller ID: 8949


Price clipped DJ has some scuffing, wear to extremities. ; DJ in mylar. A tight solid book. Text unmarked.; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 168 pages; A grammar for the Greek of the Bible. View more info

ARTHUR MEE'S BOOK OF THE FLAG

By: Mee, Arthur

Price: $17.50

Publisher: London, Hodder and Stoughton: 1941

Edition: First British Edition

Seller ID: 3395


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 386 pages; Dust jacket in Brodart. DJ is worn, chipped with short tears, price on flap has hole punched into it. Yellow cloth covered boards with red blind stamped title & red white & blue British flag stamped on spine, a little bumped. Book is solid tight and clean, pages have appearance of laid paper. Presents a short history of the various Commonwealth countries. View more info

Asia: Reference Works A select annotated guide

By: Nunn, Godfrey Raymond

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Mansell: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 11452


Discard stamp and a couple library stamps on front end papers, library stamp top page edges ; Ex-Library; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 365 pages View more info

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The Smithsonian Book of Books

By: Olmert, Michael

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Wings Books: 1995

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 16547


Light edge wear to dustjacket, remainder mark bottom page edges ; A bright, solid book, dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. Stunning colour illustrations throughout. ; B&W and Colour Illustrations; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 320 pages; A history of book making cites examples from as far back as the eighth century, reveals the stories behind the makings of famous works, and includes such chapters as The Book Maker's Craft and Scrolls and Scribes. View more info

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Who's Who in Canadian Literature, 1992-93

By: Ripley, Gordon & Anne Mercer

Price: $18.50

Publisher: Teeswater, ON, Reference Press: 1992

Seller ID: 10870


Ex reference library. Minimal library markings, red glossy card covers show light wear, bottom back corner creased ; A bright solid, book ; Ex-Library; Who's Who in Canadian Literature; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 369 pages; Trade paperback. Included are living Canadian poets, playrights, story writers, novelists, children's writers, critics, editors or translators. View more info