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The Life of Cola di Rienzo.
1 The Life of Cola di Rienzo.
Toronto, Ontario. Pontifical Institute of Mediaeval Studies. 1975 088844267X / 9780888442673 Softcover Near Fine 
8vo - 21 x 14 cm.; 166 pp. Volume 18 in the "Mediaeval Sources in Translation" series from PIMS. Translated from the mediaeval Italian and with a 16 page introduction by John Wright. From the back cover: ". . . a romantic visionary who led a popular revolution against the rapacious and tyrannical barons of medieval Rome. It vivdly describes Cola's brief tragi-comic reign as Tribune of a restored Roman republic in 1347, his subsequent pilgrimage to the imperial court at Prague and the papal court at Avignon, his return to Rome in 1354, and his gruesome death at the hands of a Roman mob . . ." Three page select bibliography and an 8 page index at the back. Minor wear to the edges of the covers, else fine. 29178 
Price: 5.40 CDN
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Spoke, A Biography of Tris Speaker, Alexander, Charles C.
2 Alexander, Charles C. Spoke, A Biography of Tris Speaker
Dallas Southern Methodist University Press. 2007 0870745174 / 9780870745171 Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; xxi - 360 pp. Endnotes, bibliography, index. Renowned baseball historian Alexander has chronicled the twenty-two career of arguably the greatest centerfielder in baseball's history. One corner bumped; a new, unread copy. 20110 
Price: 17.60 CDN
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Out of Romania., Antal, Dan.
3 Antal, Dan. Out of Romania.
London, UK. Faber And Faber Ltd 1995 0571172210 / 9780571172214 Softcover Very Good+ 
12mo - 19.5 x 12.5 cm.; 226 pp. First published in hardcover in 1994 with the soft cover in 1995. One man's autobiographical story of his struggle to leave Romania during the fall of the old order and the rise of the new. Very minor soiling and shelf wear on the covers. 9047 
Price: 4.80 CDN
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Accent on Life., Armitage, Merle.
4 Armitage, Merle. Accent on Life.
Ames, Iowa. Iowa State University Press. 1965 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket Signed by Author
8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; xv - 386 pp. Black cloth over boards with red and white lettering on spine, blind stamped MA monogram on front. Illustrated with 24 pages of black and white photographs.Signed and inscribed on the verso of the front free end paper as follows: " For dear Frances who reaches for the stars! Warmly - Merle Armitage 1973". Frances is Frances Rich, a sculptor of some renown from the midwest and the daughter of Irene Rich of Hollywood fame. Loosely laid in are small reproductions of two black and white drawings by Armitage, Snow Deer and the second untitled with a male dancer in white silhouette on a cicrular black background with a line of dancers at his feet. The book shows very mild shelf wear with the major fault being that the top of the spine is sunned as are the head edges of the boards and they are all quite faded or bleached. The dust jacket is worn on the edges with small chips, closed tears and associated creases with some soiling on the spine and the back panel.; Signed by Author 21540 
Price: 40.00 CDN
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A Joyful Pilgrimage: My Life in Community., Arnold, Emmy. (Cofounder Of The Bruderhof).
5 Arnold, Emmy. (Cofounder Of The Bruderhof). A Joyful Pilgrimage: My Life in Community.
Farmington, Pennsylvania. Plough Publishing House. 1999 0874869560 / 9780874869569 Softcover Fine 
8vo - 21.5 x 14 cm.; 176 pp. Illustrated with b/w photographs. From the back cover: "In the tumultuous aftermath of the First World War, thousands of young Germans defied the social mores of their parents . . . in search of freedom, social equality, nature, and community. Hiking clubs were formed and work camps . . . rural folk schools and communes sprang up . . . In the 1930s, Nazism swallowed this so-called Youth Movement virtually whole . . . (this) is the engaging story of a remnant that survived: the Bruderhof, a 75-year-old community that began when the author and her husband, Eberhard ventured into a new life." A new and unread / unused book. 5196 
Price: 5.40 CDN
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The Remaking of an American., Banks, Elizabeth.
6 Banks, Elizabeth. The Remaking of an American.
Garden City, New York. Doubleday, Doran & Company. 1928 Hardcover Good+ with no dust jacket 
8vo - 22.5 x 15.5 cm.; [10] - 297 pp. Blue cloth over boards with gilt lettering on spine and blind ruled borders on front board. An autobiographical 'apologetic' by Banks (1865-1938). Elizabeth, though born in the USA, spent the majority of her life in England where she worked as a journalist and author while residing at 17 Downing Street and needless to say, some one who lived at that address also moved in the society that frequented the street. She also wrote under the pseudonums of Enid and Mary Mortimer Maxwell. The book, "The Remaking of an American", is divided into three significant sections: "The Exaptriate (1912-1914)", "The Alien (1914-1918)" and lastly "The American (1926-1927)". The book was written upon her return to America though England still called to her and she returned to live out the rest of her life. The book shows mild wear to the externals with the exception of the top board edges where the cloth is rubbed through in two places. The spine is faded, otherwise solid and sound with a clean interior. 22699 
Price: 20.00 CDN
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Life Stories., Barker, A. L.
7 Barker, A. L. Life Stories.
London, UK. Hogarth Press. 1981 0701205385 / 9780701205386 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket 
12mo - 19.5 x 12.5 cm.; 319 pp. Aqua-marine blue cloth over boards with gilt lettering on the spine. First edition as per the copyright page. Sixteen stories, all of an autobiographical nature some of which had been previously published in various forms. The book shows only very mild wear to the spine tips while the clipped dust jacket shows mild wear to the head edge. 26839 
Price: 10.00 CDN
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Reed City Boy., Bazzett, Timothy James.
8 Bazzett, Timothy James. Reed City Boy.
Reed City, Michigan. Rathole Books. 2004 Hardcover Very Good+ Signed by Author
8vo - 20 x 12.5 cm.; v - 199 pp. Full colour photographic covers and illustrated with many black and white photographs throughout the text. The memoirs of growing up Catholic in central Michigan. Signed with an inscription to his sister by the author on the dedication page. Minor shelf wear to the covers, otherwise clean and sound.; Signed by Author 22609 
Price: 8.00 CDN
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The Story of Lindbergh: The Lone Eagle (Salesman's or Publisher's Dummy), Beamish, Richard J.
9 Beamish, Richard J. The Story of Lindbergh: The Lone Eagle (Salesman's or Publisher's Dummy)
Toronto, Canada John C. Winston Company Ltd. 1928 Hard Cover Very Good+ with no dust jacket 
8vo - 21.5 x 15 cm.; A salesman's or publisher's dummy. Blue cloth with gilt / black lettering and decorations on front and back boards. The sporadic pagination ends with p. 283 and there can't be more than 80 to 100 (320+ in regular printing) pages bound into the book. 30 (32 in regular printing) b/w plates are included. Last page before the back free end paper is an advert for the real item. It would appear that the original title did not have the word "Boy's" in the it. The 1st edition as printed was entitled "The Boy's Story of Lindbergh .....".; Salesman's Dummy 20250 
Price: 24.00 CDN
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In Search of Muhammad., Bennett, Clinton.
10 Bennett, Clinton. In Search of Muhammad.
London, UK. Cassell And Co. 1998 0304704016 / 9780304704019 Softcover Fine 
8vo - 23.5 x 15.5 cm.; x - 276 pp. Bibliography. The chapter headings are a good indication of how this author approaches his subject. 1. Muhammad of History: the Primary Sources 2. The Sources: a Critical Evaluation 3. Non-Muslim Lives of Muhammad: from the 7th to the 16th Centuries 4. Non-Muslim Lives: from the Renaissance to Todayj5. Muhammad's Significance in Muslim Life and Thought 6. Conversations Islamic, Conclusion: Towards a Postmodern Theology of Religions. Bennett is Associate Professor of Religion at Baylor University, Texas. He has written extensively about Islam and other religions. 3712 
Price: 7.65 CDN
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Osler: The Man and the Legend., Bett, W. R.
11 Bett, W. R. Osler: The Man and the Legend.
London, UK. William Heinemann - Medical Books Ltd. 1951 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good in Good dust jacket Ex-Library 
12mo - 18.5 x 12.5 cm.; vi - (1) - 125 pp. Dark grey cloth over boards with gilt lettering on the spine. Usual library markings and removal signs though they are minimal and neat. The dust jacket has a spine sticker and the spine is sunned. Minor chipping on the edges of same. Illustrated with 6 pages of black and white photographs. A short biogarphy of Osler that draws mainly from his own writings. 5066 
Price: 13.50 CDN
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Edward III: Monarch of Chivalry., Bevan, Bryan.
12 Bevan, Bryan. Edward III: Monarch of Chivalry.
London, UK. Rubicon Press. 1992 0948695277 / 9780948695278 Softcover Very Good 
8vo - 23.5 x 15.5 cm.; vi - 162 pp. Illustrated with 6 pages of black and white plates. From the back cover: "His glorious reign of fifty years saw the development of parliament, the flowering of English literature and architecture, the prosperity of the cloth trade, and not the least the growing feeling among the English of a sense of nationhood." Seven pages of notes, a 2 page bibliography and a 4 page index. Minor shelf wear to the covers, otherwise clean with a sound binding. 28237 
Price: 7.20 CDN
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My Friend Upstairs., Black, Kay
13 Black, Kay My Friend Upstairs.
Cumberland, Ontario Cumberland Communication Concepts. 1995 0969935404 / 9780969935407 Softcover Very Good Signed by Author
21.5 x 14 cm.; xvi - 156 pp. A collection of thoughts and memories, along with a few photos, of the author, a member of St. Andrew's United Church, Cumberland, Ontario. Bound with plastic coil, inscribed by author on title page. A clean copy. ; Signed by Author 19063 
Price: 5.60 CDN
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Nehru: a Political Biography., Brecher, Michael.
14 Brecher, Michael. Nehru: a Political Biography.
London, UK. Oxford University Press. 1959 First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
8vo - 21.5 x 14 cm.; xvi - 682 pp. Brown cloth with gilt lettering on the spine. Index, bibliography, maps, b/w photos. Jawaharlal Nehru, an important figure in the history of modern India. Brecher was Associate Professor of Political Science at McGill University, Montreal, Quebec. The book shows a hint of shelf wear as does the dust jacket which has ligh soiling on back panel. The book appears to have been used very little if at all. 4054 
Price: 9.00 CDN
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Edna Manley, The Private Years 1900 - 1938, Brown, Wayne
15 Brown, Wayne Edna Manley, The Private Years 1900 - 1938
London, England Andre Deutsch. 1975 0233967311 / 9780233967318 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
8vo - 21.5 x 13.5 cm.; 264 pp. Edna Manley (1900-1987) was a fine sculptress, wife of Jamaica's first Prime Minister, Norman Manley, and mother of Michael, also a Prime Minister. This biography focuses primarily on her life and contribution to the cultural life of Jamaica. She gave the author, Wayne Brown, himself a Tinidadian poet, access to all her papers as he wrote this account. Photos mainly of her work, bibliography, index. Blue paper-covered boards with gilt spine lettering. A clean, tight volume with only a bit of staining on text block fore-edge. Dust jacket has a bit of minor edgewear. Laid-in are two articles on Michael Manley. 25180 
Price: 12.00 CDN
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Joe O'Malley and Us: A Powerful Biography in Celebration of the Canadian American Irish Family., Callander, Imogene Ann.
16 Callander, Imogene Ann. Joe O'Malley and Us: A Powerful Biography in Celebration of the Canadian American Irish Family.
Mullett Lake, Michigan. Straw Hat Publishing. 1996 0964886707 / 9780964886704 Softcover Near Fine 
8vo - 21.5 x 14 cm.; xviii - 182 pp. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Signed by the author with a warm inscription to Father O'Malley on the first page. 22533 
Price: 8.00 CDN
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A Scandalous Woman: The Story of Caroline Norton., Chedzoy, Alan.
17 Chedzoy, Alan. A Scandalous Woman: The Story of Caroline Norton.
London, UK. Allison & Busby. 1992 0749001666 / 9780749001667 Softcover Very Good 
8vo - 21.5 x 13.5 cm.; 312 pp. Illustrated with eight black and white plates. The story of a woman accused of adultery with the then Prime Minister, Lord Melbourne, and her resulting fight to establish a woman's rights with regards their children and property. Minor shelf wear to the covers, black remainder dot on the tail edge of the text block, otherwise very clean and tight.; Remainder 23712 
Price: 8.80 CDN
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Joan of Arc. (Her Life as Told by Winston Churchill in "A History of the English-Speaking Peoples")., Churchill, Winston.
18 Churchill, Winston. Joan of Arc. (Her Life as Told by Winston Churchill in "A History of the English-Speaking Peoples").
New York. Dodd, Mead & Company. 1969 Hardcover Very Good Illustrated by Lauren Ford. 
46 - (2) pp. Unbleached white cloth over boards with gilt lettering on the spine and a gilt fleur-de-lis centered on the front board. Illustrated with 17 full colour drawings by Lauren Ford. The book has a small bump on the spine tial, else fine. The clipped dust jaket has wear to the spine tips and a closed tear of ~3cm in the tail edge of the front panle with an assciated crease. 29080 
Price: 52.00 CDN
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Beau Nash: Monarch of Bath and Tunbridge Wells., Connely, Willard.
19 Connely, Willard. Beau Nash: Monarch of Bath and Tunbridge Wells.
London, UK. Werner Laurie 1955 Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket 
8vo - 21.5 x 14 cm.; viii - 184 pp. red cloth over boards with gilt lettering on a blue spine panel. Illustrated with 13 black and white plates one of which is the frontis. The remaining 12 plates are printed on both sides of a coated paper. Beau Nash was a one-time Master of Ceremonies at the spa in Bath and concurrently at the more provincial resort located in Tunbridge Wells. Beau Nash has been called by some the most picturesque dandy of the age. Connely writes from the viewpoint of one who is very familiar with Bath and the enourage of those who went there "to take the cure". The board edges show minor shelf wear and the text blocjk edges are darkened. the interior is clean and the binding is solid. The dust jacket shows moderate wear and soiling with a closed tear on the tail edge of the front panel. 17445 
Price: 7.20 CDN
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From Design to Discovery., Cram, Donald J. (Jefferey I. Seeman, general editor).
20 Cram, Donald J. (Jefferey I. Seeman, general editor). From Design to Discovery.
Washington, DC. American Chemical Society. 1990 0841217688 / 9780841217683 Hardcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 
8vo - 22.5 x 15 cm.; xxi - 146 pp. Blue paper over boards with gilt lettering and decorations on the spine and the front board. A volume from the series "Profiles, Pathways, and Dreams: Autobiographies of Eminent Chemists". Well illustrated with black and white photographs and black and white line drawings. Ten pages of bibliographic references and a 12 page index. The spine tips show minor shelf wear, else fine. 29214 
Price: 18.00 CDN
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