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What is Political Philosophy? and Other Studies.

By: STRAUSS, Leo.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Free Press / Collier-Macmillan , New York / London , 1968,:

Seller ID: 86839


STRAUSS, Leo. What is Political Philosophy? and Other Studies. New York : The Free Press / London : Collier-Macmillan Limited, (April 1968). Second Printing. Pp [1]-315,(5). Index. 8vo, black cloth, silver lettering to spine.Leo Strauss (1899-1973) was a political philosopher who specialized in cla ssical political philosophy. He was born in Germany to Jewish parents and later emigrated to the United States. Originally trained in the Neo-Kantian tradition with Ernst Cassirer and later acquainted with phenominologists such as Husserl and Heidegger, Strauss later focused his research on Greek te... View more info

What they said 1795-1910 : A selection of documents from South African History.

By: MALHERBE, V.C. (ed.).

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Maskew Miller, Cape Town, 1971,:

Seller ID: 90622


MALHERBE, V.C. (ed.). What they said 1795-1910 : A selection of documents from South African History. Cape Town : Maskew Miller, (1971). First Edition. Pp (10),1-230. Illustrated. Maps. 8vo, illustrated brown card covers. A collection of documents related to the history of South Africa. “In this volume the syllabus of South African history for Standards 9 and 10 has been very closely followed. Important conventions and treaties, proclamations andordinances, clearly have a place. Extracts from diaries, memoirs, newspape rs and so forth add interest to the textbook accounts of many events. Som... View more info

When Canadian Literature Moved to New York. First Edition in dustjacket

By: MOUNT, Nick Studies in Book and Print Culture) ROBERTS, Charles G.D.)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: University of Toronto Press, Toronto, 2005, ISBN:080203828x:

Seller ID: 67268


MOUNT, Nick. When Canadian Literature Moved to New York. Toronto : University of Toronto Press, (2005). First Edition. Pp. [i]-x,[1]-217,(5), + 8 p. of black and white plates. Illustrated. 8vo, black cloth with silver lettering to spine. A volume in the Studies in Book and Print Culture series. The story of the mass exodus of Canadian writers (Ernest Thompson Seton, Charles G. D. Roberts, Bliss Carman, Sara Jeannette Duncan, et al.) to New York in the later part of the nineteenth century, as Canadians began to get garner a "receptive audience and recognition from non-Canadian publishers an... View more info

When Thy King Is A Boy : Poems. First Paperback Edition.

By: ROBERSON, Ed Pitt Poetry Series Pitt Paperback 55

Price: $25.00

Publisher: University of Pittsburgh Press, Pittsburgh, PA, 1970, ISBN:0822952149:

Seller ID: 100884


ROBERSON, Ed. When Thy King Is A Boy : Poems by Ed Roberson. Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, (1970). First Paperback Printing. Pp. (12),3-75,(3). 8vo, illustrated white and black card covers with black titles to front and spine. A volume in the Pitt Poetry Series. Pitt Paperback number 55. The American poet's first collection of verse. At the time of publication, Roberson (b. 1939) was a lecturer at the University of Pittsburgh, in their English Department. He later instructed at Rutgers, the University of Chicago, and Columbia. Includes the following poems: "few", "the... View more info

When We Were Good : The Folk Revival. First Edition nin dustjacket

By: CANTWELL, Robert

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Harvard University Press, Cambridge, Massachusetts / London, England, 1996, ISBN:0674961328:

Seller ID: 108729


CANTWELL, Robert. When We Were Good : The Folk Revival. Cambridge, Massachusetts / London, England : Harvard University Press, 1996. First Edition. Pp(6),[vii]-viii,(4),[1]-412,(8). Illustrated. Index. 8vo, red cloth spine, tan paper covered boards, black lettering to spine. "When We Were Good traces the many and varied cultural influences on the folk revival of the sixties: early nineteenth-century blackface minstrelsy; the Jewish entertainmentand political cultures of New York in the 1930s; the Almanac singers and t he wartime crises of the 1940s; the watershed record album Folkways Anth... View more info

Whiplash and Other Useful Illnesses. First edition in dustjacket

By: MALLESON, Andrew

Price: $25.00

Publisher: McGill-Queen's University Press, Montreal and Kingston , 2002, ISBN:0773523332:

Seller ID: 100579


MALLESON, Andrew. Whiplash and Other Useful Illnesses. Montreal and Kingston / London / Ithaca : McGill-Queen's University Press, (2002). First Printing. Pp (6),[vii]-viii,(6),[3]-527,(5). Figures. Index. 8vo, red cloth, black lettering to spine. "Whiplash and Other Useful Illnesses documents the rapid evolution of whiplash from a short-lived disorder into a worldwide chronic epidemic that has left millions permanently disabled. It exposes how some medical and legal professionals prey on the anxieties and greed of patients and how whiplash now costs the U.S. alone an estimated $13 to $18 b... View more info

White Siberia: The Politics of Civil War. First Edition in dustjacket, signed.

By: PEREIRA, N.G.O.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: McGill-Queen's University Press, Montreal and Kingston, 1996, ISBN:0773513493:

Seller ID: 108141


PEREIRA, N. G. O. White Siberia: The Politics of Civil War. Montreal & Kingston / London / Buffalo : McGill-Queen's University Press, (1996). First Printing. Pp. (6),[vii]-xii,(6) of illustrations,[1]-261,(1). Illustrated. 8vo, black cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Pereira was the chair of the of the Russian studies department at Dalhousie University, Halifax, at the time of publication. "In this detailed analysis of the anti-Bolshevik movement in Siberia during the Russian Revolution and Civil War, N.G.O. Pereira argues that the White counter-revolution failed in Siberia because of th... View more info

Who Gains from Deep Ocean Mining? : Simulating the Impact of Regimes for Regulating Nodule Exploitation

By: BULKLEY, I.G.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Institute of International Studies, University of California, Berkeley, California, 1979, ISBN:0877251401:

Seller ID: 105148


BULKLEY, I.G. Who Gains from Deep Ocean Mining? : Simulating the Impact of Regimes for Regulating Nodule Exploitation. Berkeley : Institute of International Studies, University of California, (1979). First Edition. Pp. (4),v-vii,(1),1-117,(3). Tables, diagrams in text. 8vo, green & black cardcovers.No.40 in the Institute of International Studies, Research Series. Pencil u nderlining and annotation to much of book, else good. 10.00 View more info

Who's Who in Black Canada : Black Success and Black Excellence in Canada : A Contemporary Directory 2002.

By: WILLIAMS, Dawn P.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: D.P. Williams & Associates, Toronto, 2002, ISBN:0973138416:

Seller ID: 90621


WILLIAMS, Dawn P. Who's Who in Black Canada : Black Success and Black Excellence in Canada : A Contemporary Directory 2002. (Toronto : D.P. Williams &Associates, 2002). Pp [1]-421,(7). Double Column. 8vo, decorated purple ca rd covers, lettered in white. "Canada's Blacks are trailblazers and innovators. But just who are they? If you've ever wondered who the leading Black citizens are in our society - in business, education, law, medicine, the arts, religion, science, politics, and other sectors, but didn't know how or where to get this information, then look no further than the inaugural e... View more info

Why Faith Healing?

By: JONES, Michael Owen Mercury Series, Canadian Centre for Folk Culture Studies Paper No. 3) National Museum of Man)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: National Museums of Canada, 1972,:

Seller ID: 64368


JONES, Michael Owen. Why Faith Healing?. National Museum of Man, Mercury Series, Canadian Centre for Folk Culture Studies Paper No. 3. Ottawa: National Museums of Canada, 1972. Pp. 52. With fourteen photographs. 4to, blue card covers, black titles to front and spine. A study based on fieldwork conducted by the author in the Maritime provinces during 1968-69, discussing thereasons why people seek out faith healers, as well as the motivation for b ecoming a faith healer. Whereas there are some legitimate "healers" in small communities where regular medical treatment is often difficult to... View more info

Why Not Be Friends? Natural Apartheid and Natural Friendliness in South Africa.

By: HAARHOFF, T.J.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Printed in the Union of South Africa by Cape Times Ltd, Parow , 1972,:

Seller ID: 95855


HAARHOFF, T.J. Why Not Be Friends? Natural Apartheid and Natural Friendliness in South Africa. Distributed by Central News Agency Ltd. (Parow : Printed in the Union of South Africa by Cape Times Ltd.), n.d. [1972]. Pp [1]-20.8vo, pale green printed stapled card covers. Rubbed and lightly smudged, e lse very good. 25.00 View more info

Whylah Falls. First Edition, Paperback.

By: CLARKE, George Elliott

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Polestar Book Publishers, Winlaw, BC, 1990, ISBN:0919591574:

Seller ID: 6144


CLARKE, George Elliott. Whylah Falls. (Winlaw, B.C.) : Polestar Book Publishers, (1990). First Printing. Pp (8),[9]-159,(1). 8vo, red trade paperback.A book of poems. Vg. 12.00 View more info

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William Godwin. First Edition in dustjacket

By: WOODCOCK, George GODWIN, William READ, Herbert, foreword

Price: $70.00

Publisher: 1946,: 1946

Seller ID: 26088


WOODCOCK, George. William Godwin : A Biographical Study. With a Foreword by Herbert Read. London : The Porcupine Press, (November 1946). First Printing. Pp (6),vii-x,1-266, portrait frontispiece + 3 plates. 8vo (140 x 202 mm ), black cloth, gilt letering to spine. William Godwin (b. March 3, 1756, Wisbech, Cambridgeshire - d. April 7, 1836, London) was an English journalist, political philosopher and novelist. He is considered one of the first exponents of utilitarianism and the first modern proponent of anarchism. George Woodcock (b. May 8, 1912, Winnipeg, Man... View more info

William Hall : Winner of the Victoria Cross. First Edition

By: PACHAI, Bridglal. HALL, William Hall Famous Canadians series.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Four East Publications Ltd., Tantallon, N.S., 1995, ISBN:0920427359:

Seller ID: 94504


PACHAI, Bridglal. William Hall : Winner of the Victoria Cross. (Tantallon, Nova Scotia : Four East Publications Ltd., 1995). First Edition. Pp [1]-40,(1). Illustrated. Maps. 8vo, illustrated green cardcovers, blank spine. In the Famous Canadians series. “William Hall was – the first Canadian seaman,the first Nova Scotian and the first person of African descent – to be awa rded the Victoria Cross. This is the story of a remarkable Canadian hero who came from a humble background in rural Nova Scotia. He had a most distinguished career in the Royal Navy and was awarded the British Empire's ... View more info

William of Auvergne : De Trinitate : An Edition of the Latin Text

By: SWITALSKI, Bruno WILLIAM of Auvergne) Pontifical Institute of Mediaeval Studies, Studies and Texts, 34

Price: $38.00

Publisher: Pontifical Institute of Mediaeval Studies, Toronto, 1976, ISBN:0888440340:

Seller ID: 99917


SWITALSKI, Bruno. (William of Auvergne). William of Auvergne : De Trinitate: An Edition of the Latin Text with an introduction by Bruno Switalski. To ronto: Pontifical Institute of Mediaeval Studies, (1976). Pp. (6),[vii]-ix,(5),[1]-269,(1). 8vo, printed red card covers with black titles to front and spine. Pontifical Institute of Mediaeval Studies, Studies and Texts, number 34. Text in Latin, save for Switalski's introduction. "William wrote theDe Trinitate about 1223 [prior to his becoming Bishop of Paris] as the fir st of seven treatises in his immense Magisterium Primum Sapientiale ac ... View more info

Wiltshire Village. First Edition in dustjacket.

By: TANNER, Heather. TANNER, Robin, etchings

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Collins, London, 1939,:

Seller ID: 102718


TANNER, Heather. Wiltshire Village. With Etchings and Pen Drawings by RobinTanner. London: Collins, (1939). First Printing. Pp. (10),[11]-179,(3), fr ontispiece, + 5 leaves of black and white plates. With more illustrations to text. Map endpapers. Large 8vo, green cloth with gilt lettering to spine."We present, in 'A Wiltshire Village', a book of the same fibre and beauty as Clare Leighton's 'The Farmer's Year'. [...] Here is another aspect of t he English scene -- the Village, in which (for so many of us) our chilhood has its roots. The village of this book is a Wiltshire village, because... View more info

Win in the Arena of Life : Living a Life You Love Is Worth Fighting For. signed.

By: ANDERSON, Ricky

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Aslan Publications, Fairfield, CT, 2003, ISBN:0944031951:

Seller ID: 62941


ANDERSON, Ricky. Win in the Arena of Life : Living a Life You Love Is WorthFighting For. Fairfield, CT: Aslan Publications, (2003). Pp. 158. 8vo, ill ustrated blue card covers with black spine. A motivational book by the NovaScotian boxer. "'Win in the Arena of Life' will show you how to: discover and affirm your true worth; set motivating goals and stay focused on your winning plan; program yourself with positive thoughts; consistently perform in what athletes call the 'zone'; overcome fear, lethargy and procrastination; put enthusiasm and energy into everything you do; use adversity to y... View more info

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Winter Studies and Summer Rambles in Canada. 3 vols

By: JAMESON, Mrs. JAMESON, Anna Brownell

Price: $1,200.00

Publisher: Saunders and Otley, London, 1838,:

Seller ID: 33432


JAMESON, Mrs. Winter Studies and Summer Rambles in Canada. In Three Volumes. London: Saunders and Otley, 1838. Pp [i]-xi,(1),[v]-vi,[1]-315,(3); [i]-vi,[1]-341,(3); [i]-vi,[1]-356,(2). 8vo, black half-leather, marbled boards,edges and endpapers. TPL 2165. Volume I. : Toronto (pp.1-18); A Winter Jou rney; Winter Visita; Sleighing; Visit of Indians (pp.23-27); Winter Miseries; Clergy Reserves; The Tragedy of Correggio; German Actresses; Sleigh-journey; Niagara in Winter; Trees in Canada; Society in Toronto; Politics and Parties; Fire at Toronto; A true Story; Goethe's Tasso, Iphigenia, and Clavi... View more info

Wir Machen Nicht Mit! Schriften gegen den Nationalismus und zur Judenfrage.in dj.

By: LESSING, Theodor HRDLICKA, Alfred, zeichnungen WOLLENBERG, Jorg, herausgegeben von Theodor Lessing Ausgewahlte Schriften, band 2)

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Donat Verlag, Bremen, 1997, ISBN:3931737160:

Seller ID: 87051


LESSING, Theodor. "Wir Machen Nicht Mit"! Schriften gegen den Nationalismusund zur Judenfrage . Herausgegebn von Jörg Wollenberg, unter Mitarbeit von Helmut Donat. Mit Beiträgen und Zeichnungen von Walter Grab und Alfred Hrd licka. Bremen: Donat Verlag, (1997). Pp. (8),9-312, including plates. Illustrated in black and white. 8vo, blue cloth with gilt signature to front andgilt titles to spine. Theodor Lessing Ausgewählte Schriften, Band 2. Text in German. A collection of the German philosopher's essays railing against burgeoning nationalism in Weimar Germany. Very good in crisp dust... View more info

With Grief Acquainted. First Printing in dustjacket

By: WILLIAMSON, Stanford Winfield. STRICKLIN, James. SPARKS, Don. COGBILL, Jerry.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Follett Publishing Company, Chicago, 1964,:

Seller ID: 106949


WILLIAMSON, Stanford Winfield. With Grief Acquainted. Photographs: James Stricklin, Don Sparks, Jerry Cogbill. Chicago : Follett Publishing Company, (1964). First Printing. Pp (10),11-127,(1). Illustrated. 4to, black cloth, silver lettering to front board and spine, top edge dyed red. "Walk the streets of Chicago's South Side with the photographers . .. Here a woman weeps in desolation ... Here a smiling child pours water from a beer can... A weary worker piles used bricks for one and o ne-half cenis per hundred. . . Young people dance on the streets ... A blind woman sings spirituals. The... View more info