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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

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


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 sequel to 'The Huguenot's Love'. We follow the adventures of two good friends, the Huguenot Armand-Louis and and the Catholi... View more info

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The Art of Call of Duty 4 Modern Warfare Book

By: ActiVision

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Activision Publishing: 2007

Seller ID: 17118

Condition: Fine with no dust jacket


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: 1905

Seller ID: 7023

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


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 Children's Hospital

By: Adrian, Chris

Price: $20.00

Publisher: San Francisco, McSweeney's: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15453

ISBN: 1932416609

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


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. Simultaneously epic and intimate, wildly imaginative and unexpectedly relevant, The Children's Hospital is a work of stunning... 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

ISBN: 0224019023

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


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: $39.95

Publisher: London, F.H. Revell Co: N.D.

Edition: Later Printing

Seller ID: 12009

Condition: Very Good+ in Fair dust jacket


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 ; 576 pages; The author specialized in religious fiction. 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

ISBN: 0846703866

Condition: Very Good


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 freakish relationship, they form a rock band, The Bang Bang, and taste superstardom. Throughout their jealous battles over the woman... View more info

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Pilling Always Pays

By: Armstrong, Thomas

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Collins: 1955

Edition: Third Printing

Seller ID: 19378

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


DJ and boards show light shelf wear, light soiling. Price-clipped. Pages somewhat toned ; DJ in mylar. A bright solid book.; Crowther Chronicles #2; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 447 pages; This is a follow-up to 'The Crowthers of Bankdam' 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

ISBN: 0676978932

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


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’ rental through a happy coincidence. A friend from university who had kept tabs on everyone in their graduating year – inclu... View more info

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The Fugitives or The Tyrant Queen of Madagascar

By: Ballantyne, R. M

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Toronto, A. G. Watson: 1887

Edition: 1st Canadian

Seller ID: 15917

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Shelfwear to extremities, corners bumped. Previous owner's notations on FFEP, light foxing to some pages. ; A tight solid book. Reddish brown cloth covered boards with leaf design front and spine, gilt titles on spine ; B&W Illustrations; 431 pages View more info

Image for Country and Other Matters (6 Volume Box Set);  Dulcima, The Four Beauties, The Wild Cherry Tree, Seven By Five, The Triple Echo and Fair Stood the Wind for France

Country and Other Matters (6 Volume Box Set); Dulcima, The Four Beauties, The Wild Cherry Tree, Seven By Five, The Triple Echo and Fair Stood the Wind for France

By: Bates, H. E.

Price: $22.50

Publisher: England, Penguin Books: 1973

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 19296

Condition: Very Good


Slipcase shows some wear but books are in VG to VG+ condition with only one showing a spine crease ; 7.5 X 4.5 X 3.0 inches; H.E. Bates classic novels together in a slipcase View more info

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Herzog

By: Bellow, Saul

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, Weidenfeld and Nicolson: 1964

Edition: 1st UK

Seller ID: 15317

Condition: Very Good in Good+ dust jacket


Some creasing and chipping top edge of dustjacket, back panel a little scuffed, spine faded, light soil. Previous owner's name on front free end paper. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 341 pages; "A novel complex, compelling, absurd and realistic, Herzog became a classic almost as soon as it was published in 1964. In it Saul Bellow tells the tale of Moses E. Herzog, a tragically confused intellectual who suffers from the breakup of his second marriage, the general failure of his life and the specter of growing up Jewish in the middle part of the 20th century. He responds to his personal crisis... View more info

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A Buccaneer's Log

By: Bennett, C.M.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Toronto, Musson Book Company: 1947

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 17035

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


Red cloth covered boards, bumped corners, a little faded spine. Some water damage top page edges. ; A tight solid book, hinges intact; Venture Book for Boys; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 256 pages; A Canadian reprint of a pirate novel originally published in the 1920s. View more info

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March of the Little Men

By: Bennett, Francis Oswald

Price: $29.95

Publisher: Wellington, NZ, A. H. & A. W. Reed: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 13313

ISBN: 0589004085

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Signed by Author; Light edge wear to book & DJ, slight bumping of extremities ; Signed by author on title page. A bright, solid book, DJ in Mylar. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 254 pages; This is a novel of the small people who are the building blocks of a New Zealand town beginning in 1914. It follows 3 men through WWI and following them through war and marriage upon return. View more info

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A Place Called Hecla

By: Benson, Doris

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Manitoba, Self Published: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 16902

ISBN: 0978302508

Condition: Very Good


Signed by Author; Some wear to corners of card covers ; Signed by author on front fly leaf, A bright, solid book ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 240 pages; Hecla Island, located in Lake Winnipeg in Manitoba is a very real place, once home to an Icelandic community, now dispersed. This is a post WWII novel about a young man from that community who was a bomber pilot. He falls in love with an Irish Canadian, city-bred woman and feels the need for her to love the island he grew up on. View more info

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The Two-Headed Eagle A Novel

By: Biggins, John

Price: $29.95

Publisher: New York, St Martins Press: 1996

Edition: First US Edition

Seller ID: 18622

ISBN: 0312147511

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


Light shelfwear, a couple of short tears on DJ.; A bright, solid book, dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped. ; Otto Prohaska #3; 8.30 X 5.60 X 1.40 inches; 367 pages; Otto Prohaska, a lieutenant in the Austro-Hungarian navy during World War I, is temporarily assigned to the Flying Service as an officer observer. Working under an incompetent commanding officer who is afraid to fly, Prohaska risks his life to increase his squadron's "miles flown" statistics and deliver a general's love letters to his wife. Written in the form of a memoir, the novel offers wry, cutting observations about an asp... View more info

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Judgment Glen

By: Bird, Will R.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Toronto, Ryerson: 1947

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 19392

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


Signed by Author; Dustjacket chipped with some tears, creasing and scuffing, 1/2" tear top of spine ; Signed by author on front free endpaper. A tight solid book. Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 315 pages; Ryerson Fiction Award co-winner. View more info

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When the Sun Goes Down

By: Blackstock, Cynthia & Hofbauer jacket art

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton: 1965

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10832

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


Price clipped DJ has a short tear bottom back edge, a little sticker residue on FFEP ; DJ in Mylar, a tight solid book. ; 254 pages; A young woman goes to Thailand to investigate her brother's death View more info

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A Candle to Light the Sun

By: Blondal, Patricia

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Toronto, ON, McClelland & Stewart: 1960

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 10103

Condition: Very Good+ in Good+ dust jacket


DJ worn, chipped creased with a few tears, small ink mark top FFEP ; A bright solid, book, DJ in Mylar, black cloth covered boards with silver and red titles on spine ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 316 pages; This first novel was published posthumously after the author, a young mother, died of cancer View more info

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Crime Machine (signed)

By: Blunt, Giles

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Toronto, Random House Canada: 2010

Edition: 1st; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 18722

ISBN: 0679314334

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Signed by Author; Only light edge wear, light residue on front cover (barely noticeable). ; Signed by author on the title page. A bright, solid book, dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped.; A John Cardinal Mystery; 9.10 X 6.10 X 1.20 inches; 304 pages; "A year after the death of his beloved and troubled wife, Catherine, John Cardinal has moved into a new, but very humid, condo. He has fallen into an easy routine of work on cold case files and platonic movie nights with friend and colleague Lise Delorme. The quiet of a snow-covered Algonquin Bay is shattered when the decapitated bodies of two peop... View more info