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Piracies, Limited (Ltd)

By: "Bok"

Price: $45.00

Publisher: London, Herbert Jenkins Limited: 1938

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 8822


DJ chipped, scuffed and torn with 2/3 of the spine, below title and including part of the publisher missing. Gift notation on FFEP. Light wear to blue cloth covered boards. ; DJ in Mylar, unclipped. Text unmarked, hinges intact.; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 282 pages; Rare in DJ. Bok presents fictionalized accounts of Oriental pirates. View more info

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Triad Three Complete Science Fiction Novels

By: A. E. Van Vogt

Price: $17.50

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster: 1959

Edition: Book Club Edition

Seller ID: 18207


DJ has some soiling, small tears and chipping, foxing of page edges. Prev. owner's name on FFEP. ; A tight solid book, hinges intact. Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. ; The World of Null-A, The Voyage of the Space Beagle, Slan; 8 X 5.80 X 1.50 inches; 527 pages; This omnibus was first published by the SFBC in April 1959. Omnibus edition of three novels, originally published separately: Slan (1946), The Voyage of the Space Beagle (1950), and The World of Null-A (1... View more info

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The Dragoons of La Guerche

By: Achard, Amédée, Richard Duffy (translator)

Price: $65.25

Publisher: New York, Howard, Ainslee & co: 1899

Edition: First English Edition

Seller ID: 15166


Some edge wear to extremities of cloth covered boards, a little softening of top fore corners, light soil, light lean. Previous owners' names on front free end paper, missing tissue guard to frontispiece ; A bright, solid book, slate grey cloth covered boards with gilt black and red design stamped on front cover, gilt titles front and spine, top edge gilt, red and black publisher insignia stamped on back, hinges intact ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 289 pages; This is a... View more info

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The Plato Papers

By: Ackroyd, Peter

Price: $14.50

Publisher: London, Chatto & Windus: 1999

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 18411


DJ shows light shelf wear.; A bright, solid book, dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped. ; 8.35 X 5.98 X 0.87 inches; 139 pages; Something different from Ackroyd is this alternative history. "Plato, the orator, summons the citizens of London on ritual occasions to impart the ancient history of their city. He dwells particularly on the unhappy era of Mouldwarp (AD 1500-2300), which existed before the dimming of the stars and the burning of the machines....." (blurb) View more info

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The Art of Call of Duty 4 Modern Warfare Book

By: ActiVision

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Activision Publishing: 2007

Seller ID: 17118


As new, glossy pictorial paper covered boards. ; Color Illustrations; 6.30 X 4.70 X 0.30 inches; Unpaginated pages; This book would have been included in the game box when purchased and features the concept art for the game. View more info

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Marjorie's Enemy - A Story of the Civil War of 1644

By: Adams, Marion

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, S. W. Partridge & Company: N.D.

Seller ID: 7023


Some wear to extremities, pages yellowed, missing free end papers. Book is a little shaken but hinges solid. Split in middle of book repaired with hinge tape. Previous owner's name in front. ; Text unmarked, blue cloth covered decorative boards show a girl with a soldier, outlined with flowers, gilt print and gilt outlining title on spine ; B&W Illustrations; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 96 pages; A novel set during the English Revolutionary War. View more info

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The Outlander

By: Adamson, Gil

Price: $16.95

Publisher: Toronto, House of Anansi Press: 2007

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 15800


Some creasing top DJ spine ; A bright, solid book, DJ in protective Mylar sleeve, unclipped. ; 8 X 5.40 X 1.30 inches; 312 pages; On a moonlit night in 1903, a mysterious young woman flees alone across the Canadian wilderness, one quick step ahead of her pursuers. Mary Boulton is nineteen years old, half mad, and widowed - by her own hand. Tearing through the forest with dogs howling in the distance, she is desperate, her nerves burning, and she is certain of one thing o... View more info

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The Children's Hospital

By: Adrian, Chris

Price: $19.95

Publisher: San Francisco, McSweeney's: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15453


A small ding on front cover above title. ; Comes with wraparound band, bright, solid book ; 9.10 X 6.30 X 1.70 inches; 615 pages; "A hospital is preserved, afloat, after the Earth is flooded beneath seven miles of water. Inside, assailed by mysterious forces, doctors and patients are left to remember the world they've lost and to imagine one to come. At the center, Jemma Claflin, a medical student, finds herself gifted with strange powers and a frightening destiny. ... View more info

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Once a Spy

By: Airth, Rennie

Price: $129.95

Publisher: London, Jonathan Cape: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15710


Slight edge wear to DJ, short crease bottom back edge of dust jacket. ; A bright solid, book, DJ in protective Mylar sleeve, unclipped. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 245 pages; This is Airth's scarce second book, his first being 'Snatch'. View more info

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Crushed Yet Conquering; A story of Constance and Bohemia

By: Alcock, Deborah

Price: $45.00

Publisher: London, Religious Tract Society: N.D.

Edition: Later Printing

Seller ID: 12009


Clipped DJ heavily chipped with some loss head & tail of spine, tears. Gift notation on FFEP dated 1940 ; DJ in Mylar. A bright solid, book, blue cloth covered boards, hinges intact ; 474 pages View more info

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Brothers of the Head

By: Aldiss, Brian W. & Ian Pollock (illustrator)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Pierrot/Two Continents: 1977

Edition: First US Edition

Seller ID: 18542


Card covers show light shelf wear,some wear and shelf soil to corners. ; A bright, solid book. B&W and color illustrations by Ian Pollock throughout this oversize paperback. ; B&W and Color Illlustrations; 10 X 9.50 X 0.40 inches; 119 pages; "Siamese twins, Barry and Tom, have a dormant but sinister third head growing out of Barry’s left shoulder. Plucked from the untamed Norfolk coastline by showbiz entrepreneurs cashing in on their demonically violent and freakis... View more info

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The Prydain Chronicles: The Book of Three, The Black Cauldron, The Castle of Llyr, Taran Wanderer and The High King + The Foundling and Other Tales of Prydain

By: Alexander, Lloyd & Margot Zemach

Price: $19.95

Publisher: New York, Holt, Rinehart and Winston: 1973

Edition: Omnibus

Seller ID: 18299


Light edge wear top edge of dust jacket ; A bright, solid book. Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. ; Maps; 8.30 X 5.60 X 1.60 inches; 767 pages; This omnibus edition of Alexander's major work is comprised of the 5 books form the Prydain Chronicles plus The Foundling and Other Tales of Prydain. "The Chronicles of Prydain is a pentalogy of children's high fantasy Bildungsroman novels written by American author Lloyd Alexander. Henry Holt published one annually fr... View more info

Remembering Leacock An Oral History

By: Anderson, Allan

Price: $16.50

Publisher: Ottawa, Deneau: 1983

Edition: Stated First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 13284


Slight wear, some toning of pages ; A bright, solid book, DJ in Mylar ; B&W Illustrations; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 229 pages; Anderson, a former student of Leacock's from the 1930's has collected an impressive number of personal reminiscences from people across the country from all walks of life. View more info

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Rough Layout

By: Anderson, Doris

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Toronto, McClelland and Stewart: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 16201


Signed by Author; Light wear to extremities. Price-clipped dust jacket has short tears top of spine, small chip missing at base of DJ on spine. Previous owner's stamp on front free end paper and half title page ; Signed by author on title page. DJ in protective Mylar sleeve. A bright, solid book. ; 221 pages; The story line about the editor of Canadian women's magazine, trying to keep her responsibilities as wife, mother and businesswoman from devolving, lightly resem... View more info

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Hunger's Brides - A Novel Of Baroque

By: Anderson, Paul

Price: $16.50

Publisher: Toronto, Random House Canada: 2004

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 15498


Light edge wear, short closed tear, top back panel of dust jacket. ; A bright, solid book, DJ in protective Mylar sleeve, unclipped. ; 9.49 X 7.20 X 2.48 inches; 1408 pages; "Spanning three centuries and two cultures, Hunger’s Brides brings to vivid life the greatest Spanish poet of her time, Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz, & plumbs a mystery that has intrigued writers as diverse as Robert Graves, Diane Ackerman, Eduardo Galeano and Nobel laureate Octavio Paz. Why did ... View more info

The Hero's Walk

By: Badami, Anita Rau

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Toronto, Knopf: 2000

Edition: First Canadian Edition

Seller ID: 14510


Some wear to extremities, a light lean.; A bright, solid book, DJ in protective Mylar sleeve, unclipped. ; 1.42 x 8.11 x 5.67 Inches; 359 pages; "As The Hero's Walk opens, Sripathi's life is already in a state of thorough disrepair. His mother, a domineering, half-senile octogenarian, sits like a tyrant at the top of his household, frightening off his sister's suitors, chastising him for not having become a doctor, and brandishing her hypochondria and paranoia with s... View more info

Tamarind Mem

By: Badami, Anita Rau

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Toronto, ON, Viking: 1996

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 11397


Signed by Author; Light wear to card covers, a little creasing base of front cover, some tanning of pages ; Card covers have french flaps which contain the blurbs. ; Trade PB; 266 pages; This is the first novel by the Indo-Canadian writer View more info

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Tell It to the Trees

By: Badami, Anita Rau

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Toronto, Knopf Canada: 2011

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 15485


Only slight wear.; A bright, solid book. DJ in protective Mylar sleeve, unclipped. ; 8.40 X 6 X 1.10 inches; 255 pages; One freezing winter morning a dead body is found in the backyard of the Dharma family’s house. It’s the body of Anu Krishnan.For Anu, a writer seeking a secluded retreat from the city, the Dharmas’ “back-house” in the sleepy mountain town of Merrit’s Point was the ideal spot to take a year off and begin writing. She had found the Dharmas’ ... View more info

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Tamarind Mem

By: Badami, Anita Rau

Price: $18.50

Publisher: London, Viking: 1997

Edition: 1st UK; First Printing

Seller ID: 17615


As new; A bright, solid book, dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped.; 8.60 X 5.60 X 1.10 inches; 272 pages; "Having moved to Canada from India, Kamini tries to make sense of the eccentric family she has left behind. Recounting the story of her mother's life, Kamini reveals the desires, secrets and fears that link different generations, exploring the bond between mothers and daughters." "A beautiful and brilliant portrait of two generations of women. Set in India's r... View more info

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BOX O' LIGHTS

By: Baerlein, Henry

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Leonard Parsons Ltd.: 1923

Edition: First English Edition

Seller ID: 1648


A tight solid book. ; Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall; 251 pages; Blue cloth boards have sun-fading, corners bumped. Previous owner's book plate on front pastedown. This is a series of short stories, mostly reflecting mostly historical - ancient Greece, Roman, mediaeval Europe, et al. View more info