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TickleAce II. April 1978

By: N/A

Price: $26.00

Publisher: St. John's, Tickleace: 1978

Seller ID: Books006234


40 pages. Illustrated. The second issue of this quarterly review. mild soiling to covers, else clean and unmarked. View more info

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The Tolkien Papers. Ten papers prepared for the Tolkien festival at Mankato State College, Oct. 28 and 29, 1966

By: N/A

Price: $162.50

Publisher: Mankato, MN, Mankato State College: 1967

Seller ID: Books009019


100 pages. Privately bound hardcover in burgundy faux leather with titles in gilt to spine and original card covers retained; light wear. Foxing to endpapers, card covers and adjacent leaf; former owner's bookplate to front pastedown. No inscriptions. An uncommon survival from this early Tolkien conference. Cover title has: Mankato State College Studies, Volume II, Number 1: February 1967 AND: Mankato Studies In English Number 2. View more info

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The Moral Legacy; or, Simple Narratives

By: N/A

Price: $1,125.00

Publisher: London, William Miller: 1801

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: Books010648


xi, [i], 359, [1] pages. Errata printed on verso of p. 359. Uncommon novel published anonymously; a second edition was issued 1808. Cautionary tales, each in first person: The gamester; The passionate man; The passionate woman; The envious woman; The vain man; The libertine; The prodigal; The miser; The enthusiast; The adulteress. Spine professionally replaced to style with skiver leather, gilt ruled, with new label. Endpaper hinges mended. Two original free endpapers at... View more info

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WYE Magazine, Spring 1962

By: N/A

Price: $93.75

Publisher: Provo, Brigham Young University: 1962

Seller ID: Books010898


48 pages. Profusely illustrated. Front cover creased; spine rubbed; staples rusted but holding fine. "Official magazine of the Associated Students of Brigham Young University." View more info

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The Book of Tales; or, Sketches From Real Life : Being Pages From The Portfolio of a Chronicler [Real Life : pages from the portfolio of a chronicler]

By: N/A

Price: $456.25

Publisher: Edinburgh, V. H. Nelson: 1841

Seller ID: Books011170


vi, 326 pages; this copy lacking pp. iii, iv. Same paging and format as the Waugh and Innes 1832 issue under the title Real Life : Pages from the Portfolio of a Chronicler. This Nelson edition and title not recorded in OCLC [June 2018]. Good only, with head of spine chipped; front hinge split [attached by one cord only]; lacking first introductory leaf of text [pp.iii/iv]; Contents leaf detached, and pp. v/vi nearly so. View more info

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Russian Grammar Simplified

By: N/A

Price: $156.25

Publisher: London, Hugo's Language System:

Seller ID: Books011177


238 pages. No date of issue specified. "Special Notice To Students" bound in. Half leather over pebbled cloth, with marbled endpapers, in slipcase. Particularly well preserved. For overseas shipping options please inquire. View more info

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The Coquette; or, the History of Eliza Wharton

By: A Lady of Massachusetts [Hannah Webster Foster]

Price: $52.00

Publisher: Newburyport, Charles Whipple: 1824

Edition: Fourth edition

Seller ID: Books004257


304pp. "A Novel : Founded on Fact". Covers worn, spine chipped at top, red ink mark to rear end paper, foxing, especially first 50 pages, insect holes to corner of first 4 pages. View more info

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The Man From The West, or From The Chaparral to Wall Street

By: A Wall Street Man [David Law Proudfit]

Price: $162.50

Publisher: New York, J. S. Ogilvie: 1894

Seller ID: Books009456


246 pages. 7.5 x 5.25 inches. Ogilvie copyright 1894. Cover price 50 cents. "Great Scott!! I've been on Wall Street two hours, and I've lost Fifty Thousand Dollars." [front cover] Shallow chipping to extremities of covers and spine panel and splitting of covers at hinges: 2 inches from heel for upper and one inch for lower. Not bad at all though for this fragile piece, attributed to David Law Proudfit. Side-stapled binding of textblock sound. Union Pacific overla... View more info

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A Shakespearian Grammar. An Attempt to Illustrate Some of the Diffferences Between Elizabethan and Modern English

By: Abbott, E.A.

Price: $19.50

Publisher: New York, Dover Publications: 1966

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: Books005680


xxiv, 511pp. previous owner's name to ffep., notes on final blank page. This book is a facsimile reprint of the third, revised edition published by Macmillan and Company in 1870. View more info

On Board the "Rocket"

By: Adams, Robert C.

Price: $26.00

Publisher: London, Ward Loke, and Co.:

Seller ID: Books006241


vii [2] 335 pages. Undated first UK edition. Green cloth with titles on gilt to front and spine. Wear to covers, spine rubbed, lacks front endpaper, Contents leaf detached but present, some internal foxing, inner hinge split at front and rear. Not pretty, but a servicable working copy. Illustrated. View more info

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The Sacrifice [signed]

By: Adele Wiseman

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Toronto, Macmillian: 1988

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: Books008853


346 pages. Mass market paperback "First Macmillan Paperbacks edition 1988" stated, though somewhat misleading as Macmillan published the novel in Laurentian Library softcover 1968 with reprints through the 70s. Student's pencil scoring, two instances of light green highlighting, and a few notations including the perceptive "nikolai / Manya - hid them in the cellar" on verso of front cover. No markings after page 79. Signed without inscription by the autho... View more info

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Strathalmond : A Scottish Saga of the Lothians

By: Aitken, Alex

Price: $26.00

Publisher: Kingston, ON, Canada, Highlander Publishing: 1999

Inscription: inscribed by author

Seller ID: Books005691


434 pages. As new. Signed "Best Wishes / Alex Aitken" on half title. View more info

The Lady of the Camelias, Diane de Lys, and A True Grisette

By: Alexandre Dumas fils

Price: $97.50

Publisher: London, John Dicks Press:

Seller ID: Books006080


103 pages. With six illustrations by Frederick Gilbert. A fragile sixpenny publication in original wraps. Front cover detached. Light staining from orange wraps to first and last few leaves. Generally holding well, though particularly tender at p. 64 facing one of the illustrations: there the two halves of the book are holding by only two threads. Important Dumas fils works; I do not know of what "A True Grisette" is a translation. Ads for Reynolds's Newspaper (r... View more info

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Remembrance

By: Alistair MacLeod

Price: $93.75

Publisher: Toronto, McClelland & Stewart: 2014

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: Books009856


47 pages. As new: clean and unmarked; jacket not clipped. Full numberline: first M&S printing. View more info

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To Every Thing There is a Season: A Cape Breton Christmas Story [signed]

By: Alistair MacLeod

Price: $97.50

Publisher: Halifax, N.S., Nimbus: 2012

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: Books009974


33 pages. Flat signed by the author on title page, else as new. View more info

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To Every Thing There is a Season: A Cape Breton Christmas Story

By: Alistair MacLeod

Price: $39.00

Publisher: Toronto, McClelland & Stewart / Douglas Gibson: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: Books010034


47 pages. As new: clean and unmarked in unclipped jacket. Full number and date line: first printing. View more info

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Aftermath [with Bookmark for Aftermath]

By: Allen, James Lane

Price: $65.00

Publisher: New York and London, Harper & Brothers: 1899

Seller ID: Books009136


138 pages. Considerable foxing throughout. Binding is sound, with no inscriptions. Of particular interest is the laid-in "Bookmark for AFTERMATH by James Lane Allen" [6.5 x 4.4 inches unobtrusive foxing to image, moreso to blank verso] of which we have not seen another example. View more info

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The Token. A Play in Three Acts of Old Days in Cape Breton. [Signed]

By: Archibald, Edith J.

Price: $97.50

Publisher: Halifax, The Royal Print & Litho Ltd.: 1927

Edition: "Author's Edition"

Inscription: inscribed by author

Seller ID: Books001702


(x), 56pp. wraps browning on spine and edges. Inscribed by author at top of front wrap to F.H. Sexton, Principal of Nova Scotia Technical College, his bookplate to inside front wrap. This edition is the adaptation of the work for stage by Daisy Foster and Bernard W. Russell. The Cast of Characters from the first production at the Majestic Theatre in Halifax, March 10, 1927 is included. The Foreword has a note on "The 'Tucking' Frolic". Rhodenizer (p.726) st... View more info

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The Handmaid's Tale [first edition]

By: Atwood, Margaret

Price: $368.75

Publisher: Toronto, McClelland & Stewart: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: Books010562


324 pages. Jacket is price clipped, and with light rubbing (most pronounced at head of spine with short closed tear as seen in photo). Jacket now housed in a removable archival sleeve. No inscriptions. A very pleasing example of the Canadian first printing / first edition. Shipping outside of North America will be more expensive: please inquire. View more info

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The Handmaid's Tale [first paperback edition]

By: Atwood, Margaret

Price: $93.75

Publisher: Toronto, Seal Books / McClelland & Stewart / Bantam: 1986

Edition: First Edition thus

Seller ID: Books010652


293 pages. Printed in Canada; cover printed in USA. Full numberline. Light creasing, and sunning of red, along spine. Interior is unmarked. Publisher's number stamp to top edge. View more info