Category: Essays [Non-Fiction]


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British Essays in American History

By: ALLEN, H. C. and HILL, CV. P. , Editors

Price: $6.95

Publisher: New York, St. Martin's Press, 1957

Edition: First Edition

Seventeen articles on American History by British scholars. 348pp. Hardcover in blue cloth, with dustjacket. Book is bright, clean and unmarked, except for a previous owner's stamp to htp. Tight, square binding. Unclipped dustjacket has minor edge wear and slight soiling. We ship Worldwide, use both Canada Post and the United States Postal Service, and offer postal charges based on our actual costs, without overcharging. This item weighs 610g unpacked. Canadian domest... View more info

Alle Werke Sind Wegg: Festschrift Fur Walter E. Riedel

By: AREND, Angelika & SYMINGTON, Rodney - Editors

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Victoria, University of Victoria, Dep't. Of Germanic & Russian Studies, 2001

Edition: First Edition

Essays in honor of Walter E. Riedel, long-time German-Canadian educator & scholoar at the University of Victoria, in British Columbia, a specialist in German & German-Canadian literature, in German Expressionism, and in the work of Walter Bauer. Essays in both the English language and the German language. 204pp. Bright, clean, unmarked copy, about 'as new'. Weight, 310g. View more info

A Message to Youth of the Empire: An Address by Rt. Hon. Stanley Baldwin

By: BALDWIN, Rt. Hon. Stanley

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Vancouver, Vancouver Daily Province, 1937

Edition: Reprint

An address by Stanley Baldwin to the Youth of the Empire given at the Empire Youth Rally at Albert Hall, London, May 18, 1937. Reprinted from the Vancouver Daily Province. 8pp, photo illustration of Baldwin to front cover. Bright, clean, unmarked copy with a faint horizontal crease to centre where once folded. Weight, 10g. Ships at cost via inexpensive Canada Post Lettermail. View more info

The works of Hubert Howe Bancroft : essays and Miscellany

By: BANCROFT, Hubert Howe

Price: $19.00

Publisher: San Francisco, The History Company, 1890

Edition: First Edition

Volume XXXVIII in 'The works of Hubert Howe Bancroft'. OCLC Number: 681865959. vi + 764 pp. Tan leather covered boards with four raised bands, gold lines and lettering on dark leather panels. Front board detached. Rear board well attached. Yext block VG+ - clean and unmarked, binding tight. Cover edges show some wear. Marbled page edges, top marbling slightly faded. Priced to account for defects. We ship Worldwide, use both Canada Post and the United States Postal Servic... View more info

Canadian Papers in Business History, Volume 1

By: BASKERVILLE, Peter - Editor

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Victoria, University of Victoria, 1989

Edition: First Edition

Collection of 5 essays on Canadian Economic History. 269pp. Very bright and clean. Sound binding. About 'as new'. Weight, 570g. View more info

Edge: An Independent Periodical

By: BEISSEL, Henry - Editor

Price: $18.50

Publisher: Edmonton, Edgerton and District Historical Society, 1963

Edition: First Issue

Radical publication. First issue of August 1963. Essays on Henry Miller, Alberta Social Credit, Education, plus Poetry, Artwork and Book Reviews. 122pp, illutrated. Bright, clean, unmarked copy with a tight, square binding. No creasing to spine. Weight, 225g. View more info

Collected Essays: Volume 1

By: BIRRELL, Augustine

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Elliot Stock, 1902

Edition: First Edition

Volume 1 ONLY, of two. Eighteen essays on various subjects and individuals by the noted Cambridge scholar. 326pp. Interior is clean and unmarked. Hinges are sound, no cracking. Binding is tight and square. Brown cloth is a little soiled and aged but nothing major. Weight, 511g. View more info

That Old Black Magic

By: BLACK, Arthur

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Toronto, Stoddart, 1989

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Comic sketches from the CBC radio & television personality. Signed by the author on the htp. 256pp. Bright, clean interior with a sound binding. No wear to cloth. Dustjacket has minor top edge wear, otherwise bright and clean. Weight, 530g. View more info

Reflections from the Cariboo : Canadian studies Creations

By: BRANCHI, Lee, et al

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Kamloops, BC, University College of the Cariboo, 1998

Edition: First Edition

Twenty-one essays reviewing books on Canada from students at the University College of the Cariboo. viii, 101 p. : ill. ; 24 cm. Bright, clean, unmarkled copy about 'as new'. Weight, 275g. View more info

Horace Brown's Encore

By: BROWN, Horace

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Toronto, Voyageur Books, 1977

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Inscribed By the Author

Compilation of more than 50 years of the writings of Horace Brown - short stories, articles, essays and poems. Long gift inscription in the hand of the author to the ffep. 231pp. Bright, clean, unmarked interior with a sound binding. No wear to cloth boards. Dustjacket has minor edge wear, nicks etc. Weight, 470g. View more info

The Volta Resettlement Experience

By: CHAMBERS, Robert - Editor

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Praeger Publishers, 1970

Edition: First Edition

Collection of essays on the vast problems surounding the construction of a giant dam on the Volta River in Ghana. xvi, 286pp, photo illustrated. Bright copy with a sound binding. No wear to cloth. A little edge wear to dustjacket. Good copy. 540g. View more info

Disaster in Bangladesh

By: CHEN, Lincoln C. - Editor

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Oxford University Press, 1973

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Presentation Copy from the Author

Health crises in a developing nation. A collection of 17 essays by various contributors. 290pp, photo illustrated. Bright, clean copy with a sound binding. Minor top-edge wear tored cloth. Dustjacket has edge wear & very minor soiling. Weight, 480g. View more info

For Alternative 21st Century Geographies, Vol. 2: 2nd International Critical Geography Conference

By: CHOI, Byung-Doo - Preface

Price: $35.00

Publisher: South Korea, Korean Association of Spatial Environment Research, 2000

Edition: First Edition

Second volume of the proceedings of the 2nd International Critical Geography Conference held at Taegu University in South Korea in August of 2000. 394pp, illustrated. Bright, clean and unmarked with a tight, square binding. No creasing to spine.Weight, 850g. View more info

The Best and Worst of Doug Collins


Price: $11.50

Publisher: Vancouver, Whitecap Books, 1987

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Presentation Copy from the Author

Collection of columns by Canadian journalist Doug Collins. Presentation copy signed by him on the htp. 207pp. Bright fresh copy, unmarked, with a sound binding and like dustjacket. View more info

Darwin and the Naked Lady: Discursive Essays on Biology and Art


Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1961

Edition: First Edition

Chapters on Freud, Darwin, Criticism, the fantasy element in drama and popular literature, the history of the novel, the motivation of science, and the function of erotic art. 170pp. Bright fresh copy with a sound binding. Unmarked. Dustjacket has some damage to bottom part of front panel with internal tape repairs. View more info