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Canadian Frontier Annual

By: ANTONSON, Brian - Editor

Price: $8.95

Publisher: Surrey, BC, Nunaga Publishing: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 21071


27 true stories from Canada's frontier history. 111pp, photo illustrated. Bright, clean, unmarked interior. Sound binding. Light edge wear to wraps. Light creasing to spine. 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 311g unpacked. Canadian domestic postal rates rise with weight, size and distance; Rates to the USA calculated by weight alone as... View more info

A Short History of Myth

By: ARMSTRONG, Karen

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Toronto, Knopf Canada: 2005

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 25086


What are Myths? How have they evolved? And why do we so desparately need them? 168pp. Bright, fresh, unmarked copy in a similar, unclipped dustjcket. Absolutely 'as new'. 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 285g unpacked. Canadian domestic postal rates rise with weight, size and distance; Rates to the USA calculated by weight alone as pe... View more info

The Rise and Fall of Paradise

By: BENDINER, Elmer

Price: $7.50

Publisher: New York, Dorset Press: 1983

Edition: First Dorset Printing

Seller ID: 20721


An account of when Arabs and Jews built a Kingdom in Spain. 254pp. Bright, clean, unmarked copy with a sound binding. Dustjacket is similar but with a 1/2" tear to front flap-crease, at top. View more info

The Hero of Brittany : the Story of Bertrand du Guesclin, Constable of France and of Castile

By: BONNECHOSE, Emile De

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London & New York, Griffith and Farran; E. P. Dutton:

Edition: Later Edition

Seller ID: 23786


Translated from the French by Margaret S. Jeune. 158pp, frontis illustration in b&w, 15pp Publisher's Catalog at back - E. P. Duttn, New York. Undated, cira 1870s. Chocolate brown cloth with flower design to front, silver highlights, gilt titles. Same to spine. Flower design to back panel. One small 'dig' to the top edge of the rear panel, otherwise a clean, unmarked and soild copy. Unpacked weight, 218g. View more info

British Columbia Historical News: Winter, 1999-2000

By: BRACHES, Fred - Editor

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Vancouver, BC, B. C. Historical Association: 1997

Edition: Vol. 33, No. 1

Seller ID: 048044


Single issue of the B. C. Historical News for the Winter of 1999/2000. 44pp, photo illustrated. Bright, clean and unmarked excepting a small stain to bottom outer-edge of the last few pages. Weight, 159g. Inexpensive Lettermail rates may apply. View more info

British Columbia Historical News: Fall, 2002

By: BRACHES, Fred - Editor

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Vancouver, BC, B. C. Historical Association: 2002

Edition: Vol. 35, No. 4

Seller ID: 054023


Single issue of the B. C. Historical News for the Fall of 2002. 'Womanly Arts' issue. 44pp, photo illustrated. Bright, clean and unmarked - 'as new'. Weight, 167g. Inexpensive Lettermail rates may apply. View more info

British Columbia Historical News: Winter, 2002/2003

By: BRACHES, Fred - Editor

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Vancouver, BC, B. C. Historical Association: 2002

Edition: Vol. 36, No. 1

Seller ID: 054024


Single issue of the B. C. Historical News for the Winter of 2002/2003. 52pp, photo illustrated. Bright, clean and unmarked - 'as new'. Weight, 210g. Inexpensive Lettermail rates may apply. View more info

British Columbia Historical News: Spring, 2003

By: BRACHES, Fred - Editor

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Vancouver, BC, B. C. Historical Association: 2003

Edition: Vol. 36, No. 2

Seller ID: 054025


Single issue of the B. C. Historical News for the Spring of 2003. 44pp, photo illustrated. Bright, clean and unmarked - 'as new'. Weight, 170g. Inexpensive Lettermail rates may apply. View more info

British Columbia Historical News: Fall, 2003

By: BRACHES, Fred - Editor

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Vancouver, BC, B. C. Historical Association: 2003

Edition: Vol. 36, No. 4

Seller ID: 054026


Single issue of the B. C. Historical News for the Fall of 2003. 40pp, photo illustrated. Bright, clean and unmarked - 'as new'. Weight, 152g. Inexpensive Lettermail rates may apply. View more info

Dreams of Iron and Steel : Seven Wonders of the Nineteenth Century, from the Building of the London Sewers to the Panama Canal

By: CADBURY, Deborah

Price: $13.50

Publisher: New York, NY, U.S.A., HarperCollins: 2004

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 20712


An account of seven great engineering feats of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. 300pp, illustrated. Mint copy, 'as new'. 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 600g unpacked. Canadian domestic postal rates rise with weight, size and distance; USA rates by weight alone. World rates based on specific destination plus weight. View more info

The Science of Leonardo: Inside the Mind of the Great Genius of the Renaissance

By: CAPRA, Fritjof

Price: $9.95

Publisher: New York, Doubleday: 2007

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 040167


'Bestselling author Fritjof Capra reveals Leonardo's artistic approach to scientific knowledge and his organic and ecological worldview' [Goodreads]. xx + 329 pp.; ill.; bibl.; index. An 'as new' copy in a similar, unclipped dustjacket - bright, fresh, unmarked. 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 715g unpacked. Canadian domestic posta... View more info

The Economic Development of India under the East India Company 1814-58: A Selection of Contemporary Writings (European understanding of India)

By: CHAUDHURI, K. N. - Editor

Price: $30.00

Publisher: UK, Cambridge University Press: 2010

Edition: First Trade PB Edition

Seller ID: 2257


This volume brings together a number of tracts on problems of India's economic development. First published in 1971. vi, 319 pages ; 22 cm. This copy is completely 'AS NEW' - bright, fresh and unmarked. Bright, glossy wrappers. Tight, square binding, no spine creases. 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 408g unpacked. Canadian domestic p... View more info

Waterloo: The History of Four Days, Three Armies and Three Battles

By: CORNWELL, Bernard

Price: $9.95

Publisher: London, William Collins: 2014

Edition: First Trade Paper Printing

Seller ID: 2270


From the internationally bestselling author of the Sharpe novels and in the bicentenary year of the battle - this is the true story of Waterloo. On the 18th June, 1815 the armies of France, Britain and Prussia descended upon a quiet valley south of Brussels. In the previous three days the French army had beaten the British at Quatre Bras and the Prussians at Ligny. The Allies were in retreat. The blood-soaked battle of Waterloo would become a landmark in European history... View more info

Caesar's Vast Ghost: Aspects of Provence

By: Durrell, Lawrence

Price: $15.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Arcade Publishing: 1990

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 21164


Durrell, a thirty year resident of Provence, offers a guidebook, a writer's journal, and a letter to prosperity, capturing the essential spirit of the area and its array of human history through the centuries. xiv, 210 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm. Bright, clean, unmarked interior, quite fresh. Tight, square binding, no wear to the cloth. Unclipped dustjacket is similar. We ship Worldwide, use both Canada Post and the United States Postal Service, and offer... View more info

The Government of New France

By: ECCLES, W. J.

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Ottawa, Canadian Historical Association: 1965

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 07352


Canadian Historical Association Booklet No. 18. 18pp. Bright, clean and unmarked. Weight, 27g. Eligible for inexpensive Canada Post Lettermail rates within Canada, slightly more to the USA and other Countries. View more info

Villefranche de Rouergue

By: EVRARD, Christophe

Price: $29.95

Publisher: France, Grapho 12: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 23304


History and description of Ville de Villefranche de Rouergue, a commune in the Aveyron department in southern France. French language text. 165pp, profusely photo illustrated, mostly in full color. Hight quality photography. An about 'as new' copy - bright, fresh and unmarked with a tight, sound binding, and a similar, unclipped dustjacket. We ship Worldwide, use both Canada Post and the United States Postal Service, and offer postal charges based on our actual costs, w... View more info

The World the Railways Made

By: FAITH, Nicholas

Price: $9.00

Publisher: London, Pimlico: 1994

Edition: First Pimlico Printing [of 1990]

Seller ID: 2161


The author considers the world created by the railways - the immense social, political, industrial and economic transformations that it caused. Originally published: London: Bodley Head, 1990. 360 pages, [36] pages of plates : illustrations, facsimiles, maps, portraits ; 24 cm.A bright, clean copy. Ownership details in ink to the half-title page. Othewise unmarked. Tight, square binding. Light spine creases.s View more info

Africa: A Social, Economic, and Political Geography of Its Major Regions

By: FITZGERALD, Walter

Price: $9.95

Publisher: London, Methuen & Co.: 1967

Edition: Tenth Edition

Seller ID: 21034


Standard history of Africa updated to 1966. 503pp. maps and figures. Bright, clean, unmarked copy with a sound binding. No wear to green cloth. Dustjacket, in brodart, is similar. 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 780g unpacked. Canadian domestic postal rates rise with weight, size and distance; Rates to the USA calculated by weight alo... View more info

Beloved Emma: The Life of Emma, Lady Hamilton

By: FRASER, Flora

Price: $8.50

Publisher: UK, Papermac: 1999

Edition: Later Edition of Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 20355


An account of the life of Lady Hamilton [1765-1815], Lord Nelson's lover.Originally published: Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 1986. xii, 410 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations, 1 map, portraits ; 22 cm. An 'as new' copy - very bright and fresh with a tight, square binding and an uncreased spine. Unpacked weight, 539g. We ship Worldwide, use both Canada Post and the United States Postal Service, and offer postal charges based on our actual costs, without overcharging. ... View more info

Political Order and Political Decay: From the Industrial Revolution to the Globalization of Democracy

By: FUKUYAMA, Francis

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Farrar, Straus and Giroux: 2014

Edition: First Edition, Third Printing

Seller ID: 24396


"The second volume of the bestselling landmark work on the history of the modern state Writing in The Wall Street Journal, David Gress called Francis Fukuyama's Origins of Political Order "magisterial in its learning and admirably immodest in its ambition." viii, 658pp. An 'as new' copy - bright, fresh and unmarked. In a similar, unclipped dustjacket. Unpacked weight, 951g. We use both Canada Post and the USPS. View more info