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Amy Avocet : The Back Bay Ballerina. 1st US no dj. signed

By: PIZZO, Joan GERONIMI, Clyde

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Back Bay Books, Newport Beach, CA, 1983, ISBN:0939126060:

Seller ID: 17603


PIZZO, Joan. Amy Avocet : The Back Bay Ballerina. Illustrations by Clyde Geronimi. (Newport Beach, CA : Back Bay Books, 1983). First Edition. Pp (36).Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated blue boards. Sticker residue to front cover, remnant of scotch tape to half-title page, else very good. Signed by the a uthor. 20.00 View more info

An Angel in the Works. 1st, ill. card covers.

By: HILLES, Robert.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: oollichan books, 1983, ISBN:088982052X:

Seller ID: 56965


HILLES, Robert. An Angel in the Works. Lantzville, BC: oollichan books, 1983. First Edition. Pp 62. 8vo, illustrated card covers. Lightly rubbed, ow vg. 15.00 View more info

Image for An Epistolary Discourse, Proving, from the Scriptures and the First Fathers, that the Soul Is a Principle Naturally Mortal : But Immortalized Actually : by the Pleasure of God to Punishment ; or to Reward by its Union with the Divine Baptismal Spirit. Second Edition.

An Epistolary Discourse, Proving, from the Scriptures and the First Fathers, that the Soul Is a Principle Naturally Mortal : But Immortalized Actually : by the Pleasure of God to Punishment ; or to Reward by its Union with the Divine Baptismal Spirit. Second Edition.

By: DODWELL, Henry

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Canadian Camping Magazine Co., Toronto , 1966,: 1706

Seller ID: 116494


DODWELL, Henry. An Epistolary Discourse, Proving, from the Scriptures and the First Fathers, that the Soul Is a Principle Naturally Mortal : But Immortalized Actually : by the Pleasure of God to Punishment ; or to Reward by its Union with the Divine Baptismal Spirit. London : Printed for R. Smith, at the Angel and Bible, without Temple-Bar, 1706. Second Edition. Pp (2),iii-lxxx,1-313,(1),(6, publisher's catalogue). 8vo (121x 196 mm), green Buckram, with gold lettering to spine. Henry Dodwell, A.M. (b. October 1641, Dublin, Ireland – d. June 7, 1711, Shottesbrooke, Engl... View more info

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An Illustrated History of Nova Scotia. First Edition

By: BRUCE, Harry

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Nimbus Publishing Limited, Halifax, 1997, ISBN:1551092190: 1997

Seller ID: 23130

ISBN: 1551092190


BRUCE, Harry. An Illustrated History of Nova Scotia. (Halifax) : "Co-published by Nimbus Publishing Limited and The Province of Nova Scotia", (1997). First Edition. Pp (8),9-300. Illustrated throughout. Large 8vo, reddish-brown art-illustrated cardcovers, French flaps. Harry Bruce (b. 1934) journalist and author of many books. "Although Nova Scotia is Canada's second smallest province, its history is undoubtedly the most complicated, and probably the most horrendous of all. It was to this province's rocky soil and surrounding ocean that the two superpowers of the sixt... View more info

Anacrusis. First Edition

By: SOLWAY, David Fiddlehead Poetry Books, 196

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Fiddlehead Poetry Books, Fredericton, N.B., 1976, ISBN:0919197957:

Seller ID: 100917


SOLWAY, David. Anacrusis. (Fredericton, N.B. : Fiddlehead Poetry Books, 1976). First Edition. Pp (6),7-16,(4). 8vo, printed stapled orange card coverswith black titles to front. Fiddlehead Poetry Book number 196. A long-poem in twenty-nine stanzas by the Montreal poet. Very good. Due to the small s ize of this book, shipping costs will be cheaper than quoted. 20.00 View more info

Anatolian Iron Ages : The Proceedings of the Second Anatolian Iron Ages Colloquium held at Izmir, 4-8 May 1987

By: CILINGIROGLU, A., and D, H, FRENCH (eds.). FRENCH, D. M. British Institute of Archaeology, Ankara, Monographs, no. 13.

Price: $90.00

Publisher: Oxbow Books, Oxford, 1991, ISBN:0946897387:

Seller ID: 114043


CILINGIROGLU, A., and D, H, FRENCH (eds.). Anatolian Iron Ages : The Proceedings of the Second Anatolian Iron Ages Colloquium held at Izmir, 4-8 May 1987. (Oxford : Oxbow Books), 1991. First Edition. Pp (3),iv-xxviii,1-164. Illustrated. Index. 4to, red card covers, lettered in white. British Institute of Archaeology, Ankara, Monographs, no. 13. Contents : 1. The problem of tin deposits in Anatolia and its need for tin, according to the written sources (by Oktay Belli). 2. Iron Age pottery from Köskerbaba Höyük (by Önder Bilgi). 3. The Early Iron Age at Dilkaya... View more info

Anatomy of Nelson's Ships. 2nd Printing in dustjacket.

By: NELSON, Horatio). LONGRIDGE, C. Nepean LONGRIDGE, C. Nepean

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Model and Allied Publications, Model and Allied Publications / Percival Marshall & Company 1961,: 1961

Seller ID: 77152


(NELSON, Horatio). LONGRIDGE, C. Nepean. The Anatomy of Nelson's Ships. Drawings designed by E. Bowness and executed by G.F. Campbell. Folding plans designed and executed by G.F. Campbell. Hemel Hempstead : Model and Allied Publications Limited, (1961). "Revised by E. Bowness, A.R.I.N.A., reprinted 1961" . Pp.(6),vii-xii,1-283,(1), Illustrated. Large 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to front, gilt lettering in red field on spine. Title page has : London : Percival Marshall & Company. Ltd. but has a label over this with "Hemel Hempstead : Model Aeronautical Press Ltd., 13-35 Br... View more info

Anatomy of Nelson's Ships. First Edition in dustjacket.

By: NELSON, Horatio). LONGRIDGE, C. Nepean

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Percival Marshall & Company, London , 1961,:

Seller ID: 111083


(NELSON, Horatio). LONGRIDGE, C. Nepean. The Anatomy of Nelson's Ships. Drawings designed by E. Bowness and executed by G.F. Campbell. Folding plans designed and executed by G.F. Campbell. London : Percival Marshall & Company. Ltd, (1955). First Edition Pp.(6),vii-xii,1-283,(1), Illustrated. Large 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to front, gilt lettering in red field on spine. Has "Percival Marshall" at the foot of spine. Not in Cowie. "Nelson's history has been written from every possible angle, but this is not so with his ships. Such information as there is about the ships is buri... View more info

Anatomy of the Sea : Over 600 Creatures of the Deep

By: PONSONBY, David, Dr., and Prof. Georges DUSSART DUSSART, Georges, Prof.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Chronicle Books, San Francisco, CA, 2005, ISBN:0811846334:

Seller ID: 72217


PONSONBY, David, Dr., and Prof. Georges DUSSART. The Anatomy of the Sea : Over 600 Creatures of the Deep. San Francisco, CA: Chronicle Books, (2005). Pp. [1]-288. Illustrated. Square 8vo, illustrated blue card covers with french flaps. "[...] showcases over 600 specimens paired with beautiful Victorian engravings and fascinating profiles." - from rear cover. Vg. 10.00 View more info

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Anatomy of Wonder : A Critical Guide to Science Fiction. Fifth Edition

By: BARRON, Neil

Price: $50.00

Seller ID: 116626

ISBN: 1591581710


BARRON, Neil. Anatomy of Wonder : A Critical Guide to Science Fiction. Fifth Edition. Westport, Connecticut and London : Libraries Unlimited, A Member of the Greenwood Publishing Group, (2004). First Printing. Pp (4),v-xix,(3),3-995,(1). Thick 8vo (163 x 240 mm), illustrated paper-covered boards, with white lettering to spine. Richard Neil Barron (b. March 23, 1934, Hollywood, California - d. September 5, 2010, in Las Vegas) was a science fiction bibliographer and scholar. The fifth and last edition. “This authoratative resource has been updated and... View more info

Ancestors of Mary Herron (1890-1981). Including early New England immigrantfamilies of Bridge, Brown, Browning, Coolidge, Farrington, Fisher, Hammond , Hastings, Hawes, Hunting, Hyde, Livermore, Mann, Palgrave, Sherman, & Whirney.

By: RASMUSSEN, John O. RASMUSSEN, Louise.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: J. & L. Rasmussen Genealogies, Berkeley, CA, 2000,:

Seller ID: 95555


RASMUSSEN, John O. and Louise. Ancestors of Mary Herron (1890-1981). Including early New England immigrant families of Bridge, Brown, Browning, Coolidge, Farrington, Fisher, Hammond, Hastings, Hawes, Hunting, Hyde, Livermore,Mann, Palgrave, Sherman, & Whirney. First Edition. (Berkeley, CA) : J. & L . Rasmussen Genealogies, (2000). Pp [i]-ix,(1),1-261,(2),1-9,(6). Index. Family Tree Pedigree Chart. 8vo, maroon cloth, gilt lettering to spine. “Thisbook on Mary Louise Herron (1890-1981) and her ancestors is the first of t he books we hope to write for our four parents, incorporating the family ... View more info

Anchor Lane. First Edition.

By: SMITH, C. Fox. SMITH, Phil W., frontispiece

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Methuen, London, 1933,:

Seller ID: 102804


SMITH, C. Fox. Anchor Lane. With six illustrations by Phil W. Smith. London: Methuen & Co. Ltd., (1933). First Printing. Pp. (4),v-vii,(1),1-213,(3),(8) of ads, frontispiece, + 5 leaves of plates. Illustrated. 8vo, blue clothwith gilt lettering to spine. "[In Anchor Lane,] there are hot whiffs of o il, for example, and there are indescribable odours of bilges being cleanedout, and glleys and forecastles and other odd corners most decidedly not b eing cleaned out and wanting it badly; and there are smells of mud, and smells of Chinese shops, and old clothes, and rotten wood, and fried fish ... View more info

Anchor.

By: CLARK, S.R. Graham, Mrs. CLARK, Susanna Rebecca Graham

Price: $35.00

Publisher: D. Lothrop and Company, Boston, 1884,:

Seller ID: 82119


CLARK, S.R. Graham, Mrs. Anchor. Boston : D. Lothrop and Company, (1884). Pp [1]-365,(3), frontis + 4 plates. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt to front board andspine. In the Yensie Walton Books series. Susanna Rebecca Graham Clark "wa s born Susanna Rebecca Graham in 1848 in Nova Scotia. She was already married when Yensie Walton, the first book in the eponymous series, was published in 1879. The second volume, Yensie Walton's Womanhood, was added in 1882.From the outset, the books were aimed at Sunday School libraries. A Lothro p ad claimed they had received "the unqualified commendation of emi... View more info

Ancient Mines and Quarries : A Trans-Atlantic Perspective

By: BREWER-LaPORTA, Margaret, Adrian BURKE, and David FIELD (eds.) BURKE, Adrian FIELD, David

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Oxbow Books, Oxford and Oakville, 2010, ISBN:9781842174012:

Seller ID: 115002


BREWER-LaPORTA, Margaret, Adrian BURKE, and David FIELD (eds.). Ancient Mines and Quarries : A Trans-Atlantic Perspective. Oxford and Oakville : OxbowBooks, (2010). Pp (4),[v]-xii,[1]-194,(2). Illustrated with b&w photos, di agrams, &c. 8vo, illustrated olive-green cardcovers. "Fourteen papers explore a range of issues relating to prehistoric extraction sites, including ethnography, geochemical signatures, the application of neutron activation analysis, exploitation of erratics, excavation, survey and conservation. Topics include quernstone extraction, use of hammers, stages of extraction,... View more info

And I Shall Fly. 1st pr. signed

By: LEIGH, Z.Lewis

Price: $20.00

Publisher: CANAV Books, 1985, ISBN:0969070365:

Seller ID: 63441


LEIGH, Z.Lewis. And I Shall Fly. Tor.: CANAV Books, (1985). First Printing.Pp (8),ix-x,(2),1-211,(1) + 16 pages of photos. 8vo, card covers. Chapter 27: Goose Commander (pp. 177-181). Leigh b.1906. Nanmestamps, else vg. Signed by the author to title page. 20.00 View more info

And the House Sank Like a Ship in the Long Paririe Grass

By: HUME, Stephen

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Cormorant Books, Dunvegan, Ontario, 1987, ISBN:0920953182:

Seller ID: 103392


HUME, Stephen. And the House Sank Like a Ship in the Long Paririe Grass. (Dunvegan, Ontario) : Cormorant Books, (1987). First Edition. Pp (8),9-104. Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated black card covers, lettered in white. Stephen Hume (born 1947) is a Canadian journalst and poet, a fact which "brings to his poetry a journalist's concern for current affairs and eye for history, but he has the lyrical gifts to lift his materials above the moment and give them music and permanence." (from the back cover). Very good. 15.00 View more info

André Thevet's North America : A Sixteenth-Century View. An edition-translation, with notes and inrtroduction, by Roger Schlesinger and Arthur P. Stabler.

By: THEVET, André SCHLESINGER, Roger, and Arthur P. STABLER (eds.).

Price: $35.00

Publisher: 1986, ISBN:0773505873:

Seller ID: 91383


(THEVET, André). SCHLESINGER, Roger, and Arthur P. STABLER, (eds.). André Thevet's North America : A Sixteenth-Century View. An edition-translation, with notes and inrtroduction, by Roger Schlesinger and Arthur P. Stabler. Kingston and Montreal : McGill-Queen's University Press, (1986). First Edition. Pp [i]-xli,(19).[1]-291,(2) + colour frontispiece. Illustrated. Maps. Index. 8vo, black cloth, white lettering to spine. Roger Schlesinger (b. 1943). Arthur P. Stabler (b. 1919-1986). Contents : Part 1 – Canada; Part 2 – Florida; Part 3 – Mexico. "André Thevet was one of the most wid... View more info

Andree's Story : The Complete Record of His Polar Flight, 1897. pbk.

By: ANDREE, S.A. STEFANSSON, Vilhjalmur, intro. ADAMS-RAY, Edward, trans. Viking Explorer Books series)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Viking Press, New York, 1960,:

Seller ID: 72920


ANDRÉE, S.A. Andrée's Story : The Complete Record of His Polar Flight, 1897. From the diaries and journals of S.A. Andrée, Nils Strindberg, and K. Fraenkel, found on White Island in the summer of 1930, and edited by the Swedish Society for Anthropology and Geography. Translated from the Swedish by Edward Adams-Ray. [Introduction by Vilhjalmur Stefansson]. New York: The Viking Press, (1960). Pp. [i]-x,[1]-246, + 16 p. of plates. 8vo, illustrated card covers with blue spine. A volume in the Viking Explorer Books series. Achronicle of the fateful balloon voyage by the three Swedish aeronauts s... View more info

Anecdotes of Queens County, Nova Scotia. Volume 6. Places, People, Events

By: WIGGLESWORTH, Armand F.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: A.F. Wigglesworth & Life Legends Group, Liverpool, NS, 2006, ISBN:0969748566:

Seller ID: 109635


WIGGLESWORTH, Armand F. Anecdotes of Queens County, Nova Scotia. Volume VI.[Cover adds: Places, People, Events] [Liverpool, Nova Scotia] : A.F. Wiggl esworth & Life Legends Group, (2006). "Printed and bound by Gaspereau Press, Kentville, Nova Scotia". Pp. (14),[1]-317,(5). With 110 b&w photos as well as other illustrations in the text. 8vo (140 x 215 mm), photo-illustratedwhite cardcovers. Colonel Armand Frederick Wigglesworth, C.M., B.E.M., C.D . (b. August 17, 1918, Liverpool, Queens County - d. July 20, 2008, Liverpool, Queens County) veteran of the R.CA.F and local historian. Conte... View more info

Angel of Grozny : Orphans of a Forgotten War. First Edition in dustjacket,signed.

By: SEIERSTAD, Asne. CHRISTIANSEN, Nadia, trans.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Basic Books, New York, 2008, ISBN:9780465011223:

Seller ID: 103697


SEIERSTAD, Asne. The Angel of Grozny : Orphans of a Forgotten War. Translated by Nadia Christiansen. New York: Basic Books, (2008). First US Printing.Pp. (6),[1]-340,(6). 8vo, black paper covered spine with blue paper covere d boards, silver lettering to spine. "In the early hours of New Year's Eve 1994, Russian troops invaded the Republic of Chechnya, plunging the countryinto a prologned and bloody conflict that continues to this day. A foreign correspondent in Moscow at the time, Asne Seierstad traveled regularly to Chechnya to report on the war, describing its effects on those trying to... View more info