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Image for TED HUGHES : the unaccommodated universe : with selected critical writings by Ted Hughes & two Interviews

TED HUGHES : the unaccommodated universe : with selected critical writings by Ted Hughes & two Interviews

By: Faas, Ekbert

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Santa Barbara [Calif.], Black Sparrow Press,: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 112557110

ISBN: 0876854609

Condition: Very Good


printed paper covers, 225 p., Includes index, very good copy View more info

GOETHE, As Revealed in His Poetry...

By: Fairley, Barker;

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London & Toronto, J.M. Dent..: 1932

Edition: 1 St

Seller ID: B 1138

Condition: Very Good


pp., ix, 210, index, minor cover marks, uneven fading, light edge wear, small ink initial on front end-paper, a sound copy, View more info

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THE WAY IT WAS ALONG MY BAY; Nash Creek and Jacquet River., Volume 1

By: Faulds Vetta LaPointe

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Fredericton N.B., Rhyme for Reason: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1124717

ISBN: 0969698054

Condition: Fine


pict. paper wraps, pp., x, 153, (1), illustrated, mostly colored, maps , index, Vetta LaPointe Faulds ; poetry by Marie Faulds Resmer ; four paintings by Garry Faulds. Size: Oblong 4to., (22 x 28 cm.) View more info

LAWRENCE'S WOMEN; The Intimate Life of D.H. Lawrence;

By: Feinstein, Elaine;

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London,, Harper Collins,: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: B 1112

Condition: Very Good


black cloth, gilt spine,pp.,275, 16 full page black & white plates from photographs, index, small ink initial on the front end-paper, dust jacket is price-clipped Size: 8 Vo., View more info

Image for IN EXCELSIS; The Mission of Jose P. Rizal, Humanist and Philippine National Hero -

IN EXCELSIS; The Mission of Jose P. Rizal, Humanist and Philippine National Hero -

By: Felice Sta Mari´a

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Makati City, Philippines, Studio 5 Designs: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1125511

ISBN: 9719135336

Condition: Fine


brown, gilt dec cover, gilt spine, 281 pages (1 folded) : illustrations (some color), color maps, CONTENTS: The prophecy -- A la juventud -- The call -- Rizal's travels -- Noli me tangere -- The crusade -- Sucesos de las islas Filipinas -- El filibusterismo -- The calm -- Himno a talisay -- The glory -- Mi ultimo adios -- Chronology of events in Rizal's life and the world -- Stamps -- Paperbills, coins & medals -- Postcards & memorabilia.. 1996 Natonal Book Award Winner... View more info

GERTRUDE JEKYLL;

By: Festing, Sally;

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London,, Viking,: 1991

Seller ID: VA 4877

Condition: Very Good


pp., xii, 322. Illustrated, with b/w plates, bibliographym index, remainder mark on lower fore-edges , else v.g. + Bio of Talented plantswoman, doyenne of the herbaceous border. View more info

GERTRUDE JEKYLL;

By: Festing, Sally;

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Middlesex,, Viking-Penquin: 1991

Edition: 1 St UK

Seller ID: B 1136

Condition: Very Good


pp., xii, 322, illustrated, numerous black & white full page plates, text illustrations, 6 pp bibliography, index, ink mark on lower edges (remainder mark) else v.g. in v.g. dust jackets, View more info

CHARLES ALBERT FECHTER;

By: Field, Kate;

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Boston, James R. Osgood and Company,: 1882

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: B 1348

Condition: Very Good


gilt dec. blue cloth, pp..,205, illustrated, frontis. port, 4 full page plates, index, very light wear at spine ends & corners, ex private library with bookplate of former owner on front pastedown, staining from flower pressings between pp 76-77, small area of toning on pp 54-55 from clipping storage, title page is starting, a bright, clean copy View more info

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HIGHWAYMEN A Book of Gallant Rogues

By: Finger, Charles J.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, Robert M. McBride & Co.,: 1923

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 00394

Condition: Fine


brown buckram, 258 pages, illustrated, frontis. + 7 full page woodcut illustrations, illustrated endpapers (woodcuts) deckle edges, edges of d.j are worn, in protective mylar cover , a very attractive book. Bios of the notorious British highwaymen, Jack Sheppard, Dick Turpin, Colonel Thomas Blood, Claude Deval, James Maclean Jonathan Wild and others View more info

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Life and adventures of Alexander Dumas, 2 Volumes

By: Fitzgerald Percy

Price: $90.00

Publisher: London, Tinsley Brothers: 1873

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 112557067

Condition: Very Good


half, green morocco bindings, gilt spines, raised bands,t.e.g.,marbled endpapers,2 volumes (xiii, 302 pages, [1] leaf of plates; viii, 314 pages) portrait frontis.ex private library with bookplate in both vols ( bkplate of Mary Grannan, Canadian children's writer) library spines faded, light edge wear , volume 1 half title and title page detached, View more info

Image for THE SHAM SQUIRE AND THE INFORMERS OF 1798, With a View of Their Contemporaries,to Which are Added Jottings About Ireland Seventy Years Ago

THE SHAM SQUIRE AND THE INFORMERS OF 1798, With a View of Their Contemporaries,to Which are Added Jottings About Ireland Seventy Years Ago

By: Fitzpatrick,William,John

Price: $130.00

Publisher: Boston, Patrick Donahoe,: 1866

Seller ID: 123581

Condition: Good


original brown, blind-stamped cloth,cover and spine, frontispiece portrait, pp., x,379,(1); spine is faded, head and tail of spine worn, some spotting to endpapers, binding is firm,tight. not easily found. Relating the traitorous deeds of Francis Higgins the informer who did in Lord Edward Fitzgerald View more info

THE CHOCOLATE GANONGS OF ST STEPHEN NEW BRUNSWICK

By: Folster, David

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Toronto, MacMillan of Canada: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 123800

ISBN: 0771599463

Condition: Very Good


white cloth, 218 pages, illustrated, 12 full page b & w plates from photographs, 5 pp bibliography, index View more info

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THE CHOCOLATE GANONGS OF ST STEPHEN NEW BRUNSWICK

By: Folster, David

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Toronto, Macmillan of Canada: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 1123570

ISBN: 0771599463

Condition: Very Good


white cloth, 218 pages, illustrated, 12 full page b & w plates from photographs, 5 pp bibliography, index signed by R. Whidden Ganong and David Folster on front free endpaper View more info

Image for ONCE UPON A TIME IN PARADISE: Canadians in the Golden Age of Hollywood

ONCE UPON A TIME IN PARADISE: Canadians in the Golden Age of Hollywood

By: Foster, Charles Ph.D.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Canada, Dundurn Pr Ltd: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 123165

ISBN: 1 55002 464 7

Condition: Fine


red cloth, gilt spine, 319 pages, illustrated, index, Movie historian and Riverview, New Brunswick native Foster tells of the success of Canadians in Holywood, the likes of Walter Pidgeon, Jack Warner,Yvonne De Carlo,Ruby Keeler, Raymond Massey,Walter Huston, Jack Carson and others. in protective mylar. View more info

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PRAIRIE NEIGHBOURS, 1881-1981

By: Four Corners History Club.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: (Brandon, Manitoba ?), Four Corners History Club.:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 112557018

ISBN: 0920436269 97

Condition: Very Good


pict, cloth cover, n.d. (1982?) 388 pages : illustrations, portraits. pict, front endpapers, rear endpapers map, a very good copy, View more info

THE FIGHTING FISHERMAN: the life of Yvon Durelle, Signed By Author and Durelle

By: Fraser Raymond

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Toronto, Doubleday: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed Copy

Seller ID: 1124646

Condition: Very Good


cloth, 282 pages, [10] leaves of plates : d.j. is price-clipped, illustrated, signed by author and Durelle, light wear at edges, lightly soiled d.j., Size: 8 vo,. View more info

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THE FIGHTING FISHERMAN: the life of Yvon Durelle,

By: Fraser Raymond

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Toronto, Doubleday: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 11255715

Condition: Very Good


cloth, 282 pages, [10] leaves of plates : d.j. is price-clipped, illustrated, light wear at edges, lightly soiled d.j.,in protective mylar jacket, Size: 8 vo,. View more info

YOUNGHUSBAND; The Last Great Imperial Adventurer

By: French,Patrick

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Flamingo: 1995

Seller ID: 123036

ISBN: 0 00 637601 0

Condition: Very Good


pict. paper wraps, 440 pages, illustrated, 16 full page b & w plates, maps, index. Bio of the soldier, mystic and explorer Francis Younghusband one of the foremost players of the Great Game View more info

Image for Alexander Dalrymple (1737-1808) and the expansion of British Trade

Alexander Dalrymple (1737-1808) and the expansion of British Trade

By: Fry Howard T

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Toronto, Published for the Royal Commonwealth Society, by University of Toronto Press: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1124763

Condition: Very Good


blue cloth, gilt spine, pp.,xxvii, 330 . genealogical table, maps, port., 36 ppbilliography, index, nicks and small tears to d.j edges, in protective mylar jacket. Dalrymple was once described as the man who, after Hakluyt, had done most for the spread of Britain's commerce. View more info

Image for MORRICE : a great Canadian artist Rediscovered

MORRICE : a great Canadian artist Rediscovered

By: G Blair Laing; James Wilson Morrice

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Toronto, McClelland and Stewart: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 112555671

ISBN: 0771045689

Condition: Very Good


white cloth, gilt spine, 224 p. :illustrated, (90 superb color plates) index,CONTENTS: Introduction -- Preface -- David Morrice, patriarch and merchant prince -- James's student days in Toronto -- The early Paris years -- The Paris salons -- Morrice and his circle of painter friends -- Writers he knew in Montparnasse -- The artist's final years -- Léa Cadoret and her friend -- Morrice comments on picture dealers -- Letters to Edmund Morris and the "Excellent" MacTavish... View more info