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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

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Records of Shelley, Byron and the Author.

By: Trelawny, Edward John.

Price: $5.85

Publisher: New York., New York Review of Books.: 2000

Seller ID: 11433

ISBN: 0940322366

Condition: Near Fine


8vo - 20.5 x 13 cm.; xxiv - 308 pp. With an introduction by Anne Barton with the "authored-added" appendix as in the second edition. Very slight wear to the cover edges, else an as-new and unused book. View more info

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Prison Is My Parish: The Story of Park Tucker as Told to George Burnham.

By: Tucker, Park. (with George Burnham).

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Westwood, New Jersey., Fleming H. Revell.: 1957

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 26807

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


191 pp. Black cloth over boards with yellow lettering on the spine. The text block head edge is stained red as issued. Introduction by James V. Bennett, the Director of the US Bureau of Prisons. Boldly signed by Chaplain Tucker on the front free end paper. He was the chaplain at the Atlanta Federal Penitentiary which housed 2,500 inmates. Church attendance was greater inside the prison than ouside due to Chalpain Tucker's ministry. The book shows mild wear to the board corners and spine tips, otherwise clean and tight. The unclipped dust jacket is moderately worn on the head edge and the spine... View more info

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Dmytro Antonovych / Valentina Radzimovsky / M. I. Tuhan-Baranowsky: His Contribution to Science and Community.

By: V. Mijakovskyj, Ivan Rozhin, Andrij Kachor.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Winnipeg, Ukrainian Free Academy of Sciences: 1967, 1968, 1969

Seller ID: 13862

Condition: Good


8vo - 23 x 16 cm.; Three center-stapled booklets from the Ukrainian Scholars series, nos. 14, 15, 16. All have an English title page as well as Ukrainian title page, text is in Ukrainian. 48 pp., 48 pp., 26 pp. Photos. Card stock covers of three booklets are glued together near the spine creating an unseparable set. Usual library markings, light soiling on covers, light edgewear. ; Ex-Library View more info

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My Mother Olga Viola: A Life Lived to the Fullest.

By: Weigl, Rosa.

Price: $22.50

Publisher: 2008

Seller ID: 29195

Condition: Fine with no dust jacket


8vo - 21 x 14.5 cm.; 224 pp. Full colour pictorial paper over boards. No publisher given. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Translated from the German "Mutter Olga Viola: Ein erfulltes Leben" by Wolfgang Trautmann. From the back cover: "Mother Olga Viola (1906-1997) grew up as an orphan. After her marriage, she lived as a mountain farmer's wife in the Moll valley in Carinthia. She was the mother of twelve children whom she raised fit for life." An as-new and unused book. View more info

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A View from the Ridge: The Testimony of a Pilgrim.

By: West, Morris.

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Sydney, Australia., Harper Collins Publishers / HarperCollins.: 1996

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 32913

ISBN: 0732257573

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 21 x 13.5 cm.; (8) - 142 pp. This is the second printing from the same year as its publication. Signed and dated (Xmas 96) by the author on the title page. Minor wear to the covers, otherwise clean with a sound binding.; Signed by Author View more info

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Fighters & Singers: The Lives Of Some Australian Aboriginal Women.

By: White, Isobel; Diane Barwick and Betty Meehan. (editors).

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Sydney, Australia., George Allen & Unwin, Ltd.: 1985

Seller ID: 11169

ISBN: 0868616206

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 24.5 x 16 cm.; xxi - 226 pp. "This volume is a record of friendships which formed despite differences of background, experience and age. . . . . the authors attempt to convey what Aboriginal women considered relevant when describing their lives to friends who were both strangers and kin". List of contributors: Diane Barwick, Diane Bell, Catherine Berndt, Pearl Duncan, Jenny Green, Luise Hercus, Ann McGrath, Janet Matthews, Betty Meehan, Lynette Oates, Helen Payne, Janice Reid, Diane Smith, Myrna Tonkinson and Isobel White. 5 location maps included at front and also illustrated with black... View more info

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The Wit of Winston Churchill.

By: Willans, Geoffrey and Charles Roetter.

Price: $5.40

Publisher: London, UK., Max Parrish.: 1955

Seller ID: 30434

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


12mo - 19.5 x 12.5 cm.; 106 pp. Blue cloth over boards with gilt lettering on the spine. Illustrated front end papers and also illustrated with 20 other cartoon reproductions thoughout the text. Previous owner's address label on the front paste down end paper and written on the half title page. Small whitish spots on the front and back boards at the bottoms and the spine is faded with the gilt lettering still bright though. Otherwise clean with a sound binding. View more info

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Lenin: The Man and His Works.

By: Williams, Albert Rhys with Col. Raymond Robins and Arthur Ransome.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Scott and Seltzer.: 1919

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18820

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


12mo - 18.5 x 12.5 cm.; 202 pp. Aqua coloured cloth over boards with gilt lettering on spine. Williams contributes an introduction and a biographical sketch along with his recollections "Ten Months with Lenin". Robins contribution is "Impressions, as Told to William Hard". Ransome writes of his conversations with Lenin, "Lenin in 1919" . Following that is a collection of four conservative opinions from newspapers and prominent persons of the time, two adverse opinions from John Spargo and Princess Radziwill ending with a two page paean by Anise. The book shows moderate ... View more info

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The Whip My Homecoming.

By: Wlossak, Traudie Muller. (as told to Margaret Farnan).

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Canberra, Australia., Golden Leaf Publishers.: 1986

Seller ID: 26889

ISBN: 0940715018

Condition: Very Good


12mo - 18.5 x 11.5 cm.; viii - 320 pp. First published in 1982, this is the second printing. Illistrated with 1 two page map, 2 reproduced documents and 10 black and white photographs. The wrap around cover art is by the author. The true story of one woman's eventual escape from post war eastern Europe with her two young children. The covers show mild shelf wear and the spine has a reading crease. View more info

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Wspomnienia Stulatka.

By: Wolak, Jakub. (with Leszek Mech)

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., Ominor Publishing.: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 24191

Condition: Near Fine


8vo - 21.5 x 14 cm.; 255 - [1] pp. The text is in Polish. Photographic wraps. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Inscribed and dated by Jakub's wife, Teresa, on the first page. View more info

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The Admirable Cotton Mather.

By: Wood, James Playsted.

Price: $7.20

Publisher: New York., The Seabury Press.: 1971

Seller ID: 31590

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


8vo - 21 x 24 cm.; ix - 164 pp. Blue cloth over boards with black lettering on the spine. Four page bibliography and a 6 page general index. The library markings, none of which are external, are a stamp on the title page and attachments on the back paste down end paper. Mild wear to the externals (spine tips, board edges and fore corners), otherwise very clean with a sound binding. View more info

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The Anarchist Prince, A Biographical Study of Peter Kropotkin

By: Woodcock, George and Ivan Avakumovic

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York / London, Kraus Reprint / T. V. Boardman & Co.: 1970 / 1950

Seller ID: 20103

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 23 x 14.5 cm.; 463 pp. Photos, bibliography, index. Green cloth-cover ed boards with gilt spine lettering. Light soiling on boards, some soiling on text block top edge and fore-edge; binding tight and text pages clean. View more info

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Ivan Bahriany: a Literary-Bibliographical Study.

By: Woychyshyn, Julia.

Price: $6.40

Publisher: Winnipeg, Manitoba., Ukrainian Free Academy of Sciences: 1968

Seller ID: 13863

Condition: Good


8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; 86 pp. The text is in Ukrainian. Footnotes. No. 10 in Literature series. Card stock wraps have some soiling, wear, usual library markings. ; Ex-Library View more info