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I WHO SHOULD COMMAND ALL

By: Tyler, Alice Jaynes

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York, G.P. Putnam's Sons:

Edition: Second Edition,

Seller ID: 1395

Condition: Very Good


(1942), pp., 77, port. frontis., d.j. is price-clipped, chips, tears to d.j. with some losses at edges spine of d.j. is faded. Was Audubon the Lost Dauphin Louis XVII? View more info

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FLEMING'S ARMY: the civil engineers who built Canada's Intercolonial Railway : biographies of masterminds, rogues, poseurs and luckless Adventureres

By: Underwood Jay

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Montreal, Railfare DC Books: 2011

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1124582

ISBN: 1897190719

Condition: Fine


pict. paper wraps, 224 pages, illustrated, "The many entries in this well-organised work rest on painstaking research, evidence of which is abundant in the footnotes." - SLS Journal (Stephenson Locomotive Society) Sept/Oct 2012. Deals with the period of the mid-1800s, when railway technology projects were viewed as making (or breaking) a community - 'making' if the railway came to 'our' town, or hamlet, or even passed near our field - 'breaking' if it did not, fo... View more info

Biographie de Louise Lateau : la stigmatisee de Bois-d'Haine

By: Van Looy, Henri

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Paris ; Leipzig :, H. Casterman: 1877

Edition: 3d ed. amelioree et Augmentee

Seller ID: 1125033

Condition: Very Good


old rebinding in black cloth red roan spine, marbled endpaapers,286 pages, text in French, ex library with remains of sticker at lower spine, a tight copy.Louise Lateau, 1850 -1883 was born in Belgium at Bois-d'Haine,she was a stigmatist and mystic. Her stigmata is well documented since she was examined over a three year period by more than a hundred doctors and twice as many theologians.During a cholera epidemic in Bois-D'Haine in 1866, the sixteen year old Louise Latea... View more info

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Anna Jane Holden, her ancestors and Descendants

By: Viettia Alberta Newcomb

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Ukiah, CA, V.A. Newcomb,: 1994

Seller ID: 112557023

Condition: Very Good


printed paper wraps, 319 pages, Holden family.; Newcomer family.; Twomey family.; Holden family.; Newcomer family. a very good copy View more info

A LITTLE NUT BROWN MAN; My Three Years with Lord Beaverbrook

By: Vines, C.M.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Reader's Union: 1969

Edition: Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 1123223

Condition: Very Good


blue cloth, gilt spine, 278 pages, index, light shelf wear, two small tears in rear panel of d.j. repaired on verso with acid-free tape. View more info

RASPUTIN; Prophet, Libertine, Plotter;

By: Vogel Jorgensen; T. Translated from the DAnish By Willlam Frederick Harvey;

Price: $17.50

Publisher: New Hyde Park, NY,, University Books,: 1970

Edition: Revised Reprint of the 1894 Edit

Seller ID: B 1347

Condition: Very Good


black cloth, pp., xvi, 143, index, damp stain on bottom edges, d.j. has edge tears and edge wear. This was one of the first biographies, published soon after the fantastic murder of Rasputin...compiled from Russian printed sources. View more info

PEOPLE,

By: Wallace, Edgar

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Garden City, New York, The Crime Club, Inc: 1929

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1411

Condition: Very Good


black cloth, xix, 234 pp., slight spine fade, wrinkle in spine,ink sig inside front board, a sound, clean copy. Autobiography of the great British crime writer View more info

DESERT QUEEN;

By: Wallach, Janet

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York, Anchor Books: 2005

Seller ID: 123212

ISBN: 1 4000 9619 7

Condition: Very Good


trade paperback, xxii, 425; 8 full page b & w illustrations from photographs, 6 full page maps, 9 pp bibliography, index View more info

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THE MEN OF THE WHOOPER

By: Walter Russell Long; Robert P McNeil; Carol Randall; Fred White; Fredericton North Heritage Association,

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Fredericton, Fredericton North Heritage Association: 2013

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 112557147

Condition: Very Good


pict. paper wraps, iv, 156 pages : illustrations, portraits, very good copy, signed on t itle page to former owner, "The Whooper was a steam engine and passenger train named after the famous ghost of the Dungarvan River. The lonely sound of the train whistle reminded people along the track of the murdered cook of the Dungarvan lumber camp. Men of the Whooper is a 156 page book detailing Walter's work life with the C.N.R., with several pictures that have never been publ... View more info

GILBERT KEITH CHESTERTON;

By: Ward, Maisie;

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Sheed & Ward;: 1943

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: B 1109

Condition: Very Good


pp., xv, 685, illustrated, frontispiece, 12 full page plates,[2 in full color] index, light shelf wear, dust jacket is chipped and torn with some loss. View more info

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20th CENTURY SAMURAI, Richard Kim 1917-2001

By: Warrener, Don

Price: $130.00

Publisher: Hollywood, CA, Rising Sun Productions: 2006

Edition: Special Collector's Edit. # 839 of 1000

Inscription: Signed By Author on front Blank

Seller ID: 1123804

Condition: FINE


black dec. buckram, gilt spine, xi, 421 pages, illustrated with over 400 illustrations from photographs, dec. endpapers, all edges gilt, 2 CD's (one inside front cover, one inside back cover, never opened), Certificate of authenticity bearing the author's initial and chop mark of publishing house laid-in, in protective mylar jacket, as new View more info

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WILLIAM THE SILENT, William of Nassau, prince of Orange, 1533-1584,

By: Wedgwood C.V.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Jonathan Cape: 1960

Edition: Later Edition

Seller ID: 1123930

Condition: Very Good


brown cloth, gilt spine,256 pages, 2 port. (inc. frontis) folding map,index,CONTENTS:Glorious Morning, 1533-1559 --The gathering storm, 1559-1565 --Prologue to tragedy, 1565-1567 --The long night, 1567-1572 --Waters of salvation, 1572-1574 --Leagues and conflicts, 1574-1577 --No sure foundation, 1577-1579 --'United We Stand', 1579-1581 --'Divided We Fall', 1581-1584 --Murder at Deleft, 1584, spine of d.j faded, else a sound clean copy. A volume in the Bedford Historical ... View more info

EXPERIMENT IN AUTOBIOGRAPHY; Discoveries and Conclusions of a Very Ordinary Brain (Since 1866)

By: Wells, H.G.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: London,, Victor Gollancz & The Cresset Press,: 1934

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1366

Condition: Very Good


orange cloth, gilt spines, 2 volumes, pp., 414; viii, (1) 418-840: illustrated, port frontis.,full page b & w plates, facsimiles, line drawings in text, index, scattered very light foxing to edges, very light scattered foxing to prelims of both volumes, edge chips and small tears to d.j. edges with no losses, light soil to dust jackets. Fragile dust jackets have survived very well. In protective mylar jacket Size: Thick 8 Vo., View more info

CHERRY; A Life of Apsley Cherry-Garrard

By: Wheeler, Sara

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Westminster, Maryland, U.S.A., Random House Inc: 2002

Edition: First U S Edition,

Seller ID: 1425

ISBN: 0 375 50328 5

Condition: Fine


grey paper over boards, xii, 353 (2), illustrated, 16 full page b & w plates from phoographs, 2 full page maps, 3 pp bibliography, index, Cherry-Gerrard wrote one of the greatest adventure books of all time...The Worst Journey in the World..the story of Robert Falcon Scott's failed Antarctic expedition View more info

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GOODLY SHIPS ON PAINTED SEAS; Ship Portraiture By Penobscot Bay Artists...

By: William A Bayreuther; Marilyn C Solvay; Penobscot Marine Museum.; William A. Farnsworth Library and Art Museum.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Searsport [Maine], Penobscot Marine Museum: 1888

Seller ID: 112555698

Condition: Very Good


pict. paper wraps, stapled at spine, 52 pages : illustrations (some color), Exhibition curators: William A. Bayreuther and Marilyn C. Solvay. Catalog of concurrent exhibitions held at the Douglas and Margaret Carver Memorial Gallery, Penobscot Marine Museum, Searsport, Maine, Aug. 6-Nov. 25, 1988, and at the Wendell S. Hadlock Gallery, William A. Farnsworth Library and Art Museum, Rockland, Maine, Aug. 14-Oct. 16, 1988. View more info

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LOAFING ALONG DEATH VALLEY TRAILS : a personal narrative of people and Places

By: William Caruthers

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Ontario, Calif., Death Valley Pub. Co: 1951

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 11255635

Condition: Very Good


green, pict cloth, in dust jacket, 191 pages : illustrations , minor chips to d.j , a bright, clean copy, in protective mylar View more info

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TIGER DUNLOP'S UPPER CANADA : comprising Recollections of the American war 1812-1814, and Statistical sketches of Upper Canada for the use of emigrants / by a backwoodsman. Introd.: Carl F. Klinck.

By: William Dunlop; Malcolm Ross

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Toronto, McClelland and Stewart: 1967

Edition: New Canadian Library No. 55

Seller ID: 112555601

Condition: Very Good


pict. paper wraps,192 pages, "Comprising Recollections of the American War 1812-1814 and Statistical sketches of upper Canada for the use of emigrants by a Backwoodsman." wraps are toned View more info

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SEA STRUCK

By: William Henry Bunting

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Gardiner, Me, Published and distributed by Tilbury House, Publishers New Beford, Mass New Bedford Whaling Museum Edgartown, Mass Martha's Vineyard Historical Society: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1125448

ISBN: 0884482650

Condition: Fine


cloth, xvi, 366 p ill., maps, CONTENTS: Foreword , Introduction; Part One: The Setting and the Ships 1. New Bedford, and the Swifts, Rotches, Rodmans, Etc. 2. Young Tod the Sailor 3. When Young Frank First Went to Sea 4. Captain Besse and His Fleet 5. Besse Ships at Sea and in Port, 1883 6. Captain Frank Stone Part Two: Frank Besse Goes to Sea 7. Frank Besse Goes to Sea 8. Passage to Japan, 1881, 9. On to Hong Kong 10. Hong Kong to Victoria 11. Frank's West Coast Tour 12... View more info

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WILLIAM MELROSE IN CHINA 1845-1855: the letters of a Scottish tea merchant.

By: William Melrose; Hoh-cheung Mui; Lorna H Mui

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Edinburg,, Scottish History Society: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1124341

ISBN: 0950026069

Condition: Very Good


blue cloth, pp.,lxxvii, 301, 6 fold facsims. (in pocket), clean, bright copy, Scottish History Society (Series), 4th ser., v. 10., Size: 8 vo,. View more info

JPR; An Autobiography

By: Williams, J.P.R.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Collins: 1979

Edition: Second Impression

Seller ID: 122960

ISBN: 0 00 216038 2

Condition: Very Good


red cloth, gilt spine, 254 pages, illustrated, 12 full page b & w plates from photographs, index. d.j. is price-clipped, else a clean, sound copy View more info