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Memoirs of My Dead Life: Volume X. The Carra Edition.

By: Moore, George.

Price: $16.00

Publisher: New York., Boni and Liveright.: 1923.

Seller ID: 21788

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


8vo - 22.5 x 14 cm.; xvi - 283 pp. Aqua blue papers over boards with an off white parchment on spine, black lettering on a paper label on the upper spine. Volume X of the Collected Works of George Moore in the Carra Edition, a subscription only edition of 1000 sets with 21 volumes in the set with only the first volume being numbered. Tissue, with caption, protected frontis reproduction "Homage to Manet". Small closed tear on the reverse of this page (half title page) where the frontis image is attached. All text block edges are untrimmed. Moderate shelf wear to the externals, the spine... View more info

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Warden.

By: Neufeld, Hank.

Price: $10.80

Publisher: Burnstown, Ontario., General Store Publishing.: 2000

Seller ID: 33071

ISBN: 1894263235

Condition: Very Good


140 pp. Raised Mennonite, a member of the RCMP and later warden of four penitentiaries in Ontario and New Brunswick, Hank Neufeld has a lot of stories to tell. This is primarily his account of Millhaven, where he worked to make a change of how to run a prison, based on humanity and respect. A clean, sturdy copy. View more info

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Life in Retrospect.

By: Nucker, Katy Moore.

Price: $15.75

Publisher: New York., Vantage Press.: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 4467

ISBN: 533049245

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


8vo - 20 x 13.5 cm.; vii - 211 pp. Brown cloth with gilt lettering on spine. Starts with some brief genealogical information about the Moores and the Nuckers and then relates her life of travel as she and husband, Delmas, travel first to China as members of the UN Rehabilitation and Reconstruction Administration then to Alaska, the South Pacific and Afghanistan. Signed on the title page by the author. Some slight shelf wear and a hint of foxing on the text block edges. The dust jacket is scuffed with edge wear (small chips, nicks and creases).; Signed by Author View more info

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The Lindberghs: The Story of a Distinguished Family. (Prospectus, Salesman's Dummy).

By: O'Brien, P. J.

Price: $13.50

Publisher: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania., Universal Book and Bible House: 1935

Seller ID: 20249

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


8vo - 20.5 x 14 cm.; Red cloth over boards with black lettering and line decorations on the front and back boards. An assortment of pages excerpted from the larger book with 32 pages of black and white photographs including the frontis. Nine pages at the back comprising the salesman's "talking" sheet for the larger book and order records, all blank. The externals show mild wear with some spotting on the back. The end papers are slightly tanned, otherwise a clean interior. No dust jacket present and most likely none was issued. View more info

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The Boy Who Fell to Earth: A Modern Pilgrim's Progress.

By: O'Brien, Terry.

Price: $13.50

Publisher: Kearney, Nebraska, Self published.: 2001

Seller ID: 32336

ISBN: 0968855008

Condition: Near Fine


8vo - 21 x 13.5 cm.; (6) - 259 (3) pp. Terry O'Brien (1949 -2008) writes a gentle, whimsical story of coming to know God's love for him. An interesting life - "Beginning with a near homicide, and a crisis of faith at age seven when he was faced with a commitment to the fires of martyrdom, his journey carries him to a racist incident in California, adventures in a Inuit settlement in Arctic Canada, life with his brother as the only white boys in a government residential school for Indians and Inuit, his adolescent struggles with alcohol, religion and girls", his adult years of deep dark... View more info

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Russia - My Home.

By: Ponafidine, Emma Cochran (Mme. Pierre Ponafidine)

Price: $13.50

Publisher: New York, New York., Blue Ribbon Books.: 1931

Seller ID: 30338

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


8vo - 20.5 x 14 cm.; 312 pp. Subtitled: An Intimate Record of Personal Experiences Before, During and After the Bolshevist Revolution. A firsthand insight by an American lady married to a Russian of life in Russian as the nation went through extraordinary change. Frontis photos of author. The text block head edge is stained red as issued. Red cloth-covered boards have light wear, as does the text block edges, former owner's name on front free endpaper, bit of soiling in text; binding sturdy. A clear and removable archival cover has been fitted. View more info

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The Storyteller: Memory, Secrets, Magic and Lies. A Memoir of Hungary.

By: Porter, Anna.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., Doubleday: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18341

ISBN: 0385259565

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


8vo - 22.5 x 15 cm.; viii - 324 pp. Blue paper over boards with silver gilt lettering on spine. Illustrated with eight pages of black and white photographs. Porter recounts the stories learned from her grandfather , Vilmos Racz known affectionately as Vili, told to her while she was growing up in Budapest during the 1950's and 40's. View more info

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Feargus O'Connor: Irishman and Chartist.

By: Read, Donald and Eric Glasgow.

Price: $13.50

Publisher: London, UK., Edward Arnold.: 1961

Seller ID: 30492

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket


8vo - 21.5 x 14 cm.; 160 pp. Green cloth over boards with silver gilt lettering on the spine. Black and white frontis portrait of O'Connor. Five page bibliography and a 4 page index. Slight darkening (dust soiling) of the head edge of the text block, otherwise the book appears to have been used very little if at all. The dust jacket has minor shelf wear to the spine tips and fore corners with some light soiling on the back panel. View more info

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The Christian Revolutionary: John Milton.

By: Richmond, Hugh M.

Price: $8.10

Publisher: Berkeley, California., University of California Press: 1974

Seller ID: 11069

ISBN: 0520024435

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket


8vo - 20 x 12.5 cm.; xi - 201 pages. Tan coloured cloth ovr boards with gilt lettering on a red spine panel. From the dust jacket: ". . . . the blind and defeated poet had become deeply suspicious of reason and idealism, turning to a pragmatic reconciliation with human irrationality and fallibility. This shift in attitudes underlies and largely defines Milton's achievements in his last three great works . . . .". Faint erasure ghost on the front free end paper, very slight soiling to the dust jacket. The book appears to have been used fvery little if at all. View more info

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A Man of the Thirties.

By: Rowse, A. L. (Alfred Leslie Rowse).

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, UK., Weidenfeld and Nicolson.: 1979

Seller ID: 18298

ISBN: 0297776665

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket


8vo - 21.5 x 14 cm.; 215 pp. A prolific writer, Rowse (1903-1997), was best known as a Cornish historian and Poet and a Shakespearean scholar. This is his life in the 1930s, based on his diaries and journals - a Marxist, a Labour Party candidate, a friend of Adam von Trott who became a famous figure of the German Resistance, among other events and people. Index. Text is tight and clean. Dust jacket has minor general wear. View more info

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The Runaway.

By: Sanford, Roger.

Price: $7.20

Publisher: Baltimore, Maryland., America House: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 9607

ISBN: 1588518892

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; 208 pp. A semi-autobiographical novel about a hard-luck young lad and his journey through life, eventually returning to the island of his dreams where he lives happily ever after. Black remainder mark on the head edge. Minor wear to the cover edges. Stated first printing. View more info

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William Bradford: Plymouth's Faithful Pilgrim.

By: Schmidt, Gary D.

Price: $5.40

Publisher: Grand Rapids, Michigan., William B. Eerdmans: 2002

Seller ID: 8513

ISBN: 0802851487

Condition: Near Fine


8vo - 23 x 17.5 cm.; xi - 200 pp. A biography of William Bradford, the founder of Plymouth Colony, and written for younger readers - "Eerdmans Books For Young Readers". Illustrated with maps, paintings and historical illustrations. View more info

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The Road to Bithynia, A Novel of Luke, the Beloved Physician.

By: Slaughter, Frank G.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Garden City, New York., Doubleday & Company.: 1951

Seller ID: 32191

Condition: Very Good in Good+ dust jacket


8vo - 21 x 14 cm.; 330 pp. Slaughter (1908-2001) was a prolific American novelist, physician and Christian. Grey cloth-covered boards have a bit of soiling, minor edgewear. Mapped endpapers. Text is clean, binding sturdy. Dust jacket lightly soiled with chipping and closed tears, flap has original price of $3.50 T.R.T.B. View more info

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The Shadow Catcher.

By: Sloan, Donald.

Price: $13.50

Publisher: New York, New York., Book League of America.: 1940

Seller ID: 30339

Condition: Very Good in Good+ dust jacket


8vo - 21 x 14 cm.; xiv - 296 pp. The author's personal adventures on Polynesian islands, the Samoans, at a time when they were still living a very traditional life. He illustrates his book with photographs he took, which gave him the nickname of Shadow Catcher. Minor wear on boards; text clean, binding sturdy. Dust jacket has some edgewear and chipping. View more info

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Cyril Forster Garbett: Archbishop of York.

By: Smyth, Charles.

Price: $9.00

Publisher: London, UK., Hodder and Stoughton: 1960

Seller ID: 33178

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


8vo - 22 x 14 cm.; 536 pp. Charcoal black cloth over boards with gilt lettering on the spine and a gilt episcopal crest on the front board. First published in 1959, this is the second printing. Illustrated with 15 black and white photographs, one of which is the frontis piece, and 1 full page black and white drawing. Archbishop Garbett, 1875-1955, was a popular and influential Anglican churchman serving during a critical time in British history and world history for that matter. Six page index at the back. Previous owner's name on the front free end paper. The spine tips and fore corners of th... View more info

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The Beeton Story.

By: Spain, Nancy.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, UK., Ward, Lock & Company.: 1956

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 26729

Condition: Very Good in Good+ dust jacket


8vo - 21.5 x 15.5 cm.; 190 - pp. Black cloth with gilt lettering on the spine. First published in 1948 as "Mrs. Beeton and Her Husband" by Collins. Illustrated with 7 black and white plates one of which is the frontis illustration. Four page index at the back. The book shows minor wear to the spine tips an dth etext block edges are a tad darkened, otherwis every clean and tight. The clipped dust jacket is worn on the spine tips and the head edge with a closed tear and associated creasing. View more info

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Die Alexandersage Bei Den Orientalen.

By: Spiegel, Dr. Fr.

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Osnabruck, Germany., Biblio Verlag: 1972

Seller ID: 8843

ISBN: 3764806168

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


8vo - 21 x 14 cm.; vi - 72 pp. Library rebound in a tan buckram with white lettering. A modern reprint of the 1851 edition. The text is in German with Arabic sections. The book appears to have been little used if at all. View more info

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Walk-Ons & Bit-Parts.

By: Stadelman, Sara Lee.

Price: $13.50

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., Penumbra Press.: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 27299

ISBN: 1894131096

Condition: Near Fine


8vo - 21.5 x 14 cm.; 208 pp. A memoir of sorts by Sara Lee about her life in the dramatic arts of interpretive movement. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Sara Lee is a very engaging person and her dynamism and faith are readily apparent on the stage. Signed and dated with an inscription to the previous owner on the title page. The cover edges show mild wear and the covers thenselves show scuffing that is best seen in reflected light.; Signed by Author View more info

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Lives of the Queens of England from the Norman Conquest with Anecdotes of Their Courts (12 Volumes)

By: Strickland, Agnes

Price: $600.00

Publisher: London, England, Henry Colburn:

Seller ID: 19986

Condition: Very Good


12mo - 19 x 12 cm.; Half bound in polished green leather with a delicate tooling on the leather edges. Heavily gilded 6 panel spines with raised bands. Panels 2 and 3 are dyed red with title and volume number on them. Marbled paper on boards with same paper used for end papers. All text block edges are marbled with same pattern and then polished. Volumes I through VI are dated 1844, Volume VII & VIII are dated 1845, Volume IX dated 1846, Volume X and XI are dated 1847 and Volume XII is dated 1848. Volume I contains the preface to the first, second and third editions. Previous owner's inscripti... View more info

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Manna in the Morning: A Memoir 1940-1958.

By: Stuart, Madeleine.

Price: $6.75

Publisher: Dublin, Ireland., Raven Arts Press: 1984

Seller ID: 8990

ISBN: 0906897815

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 21 x 14 cm.; 115 pp. A true story of the triumph of caring love as a young Kaszub Pole flees the horrors of World War II in the company of an Irishman to the eventual settling into a small Irish cottage. Very minor shelf wear and soiling to the covers. Edited and introduced by Dermot Bolger. Illustrated with black and white photographs. View more info