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'Friend and Lover': Thne Life of Louise Bryant

By: GARDNER, Virginia

Price: $9.50

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., Horizon Press, 1982

Edition: First Edition

Biography of Louise Bryant, reporter and Communist, immortalized along with her lover, John Reed, in the motion picture 'Reds'. 390pp, photo illustreated. Bright, clean, unmarked interior. Tight, square binding, no wear to cloth. Price-clipped dustjacket shows onl;y minor wear and is generally bright and clean. Weight, 782g. View more info

1950 Supplement to the 1946-7-8 Chevrolet Passenger Car Shop Manual


Price: $15.50

Publisher: Oshawa, GM Motors of Canada, 1950

Stiff wrappers, 8.5'x11", 73pp, photo illustrated. Stapled Binding. A few ink marks on front, otherwise very clean and tight copy. VG, or better View more info

A History of Dolls' Houses

By: JACOBS, Flora Gill

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Scribners, 1965

Edition: Later Printing

Large, paper covered edition of the 1953 original. 342pp, many illus. Book is VG with a clean unmarked interior and a tight, square binding. Slight wear to front wrappers. Heavy book weighing 1.08kg. View more info

About Face

By: REEVES, John

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Toronto, ON, Canada, Exile Editions, 1990

Edition: First Edition

Portfolio of Portrait Photographs of well known Canadians by John Reeves. 1st printing, stiff wraps, 4to, 9"x12", 96pp, illustrated with photos in b&w. Clean, tight copy with just slight shelf wear to bottom edge. Weight, 530g. View more info

Aero Digest Including Aviation Engineering - November, 1943

By: SPENCER, Leslie V. - Editor

Price: $22.00

Publisher: New York, Aeronautical Digest Publishing Co., 1943

Edition: Vol. 43, No. 5

Massive issue of a fascinating wartime aeronautical magazine - loaded with features and advertising. 528pp, illustrated, advertising. Weighs 1.13kg. Very bright and clean. No wear or creases to binding. A little wear to the lower edge of the front wrapper. Small missing pice to top corner of front wrapper near head of spine 2x2 cm. Scans always available. View more info

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Aikido and the New Warrior

By: HECKLER, Richard Strozzi - Editor

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Berkeley, California, U.S.A., North Atlantic Books, 1985

Edition: First Edition

Anthology of 18 essays on Aikido and the New Warrior. Bright, clean, unmarked interior. Tight, square binding. No creasing to spine. 230pp. Bright, clean wrappers, unmarked. Slight rubbing to spine edges. Solid, attractive userd copy. Weight, 390g. View more info

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Best Karate: Comprehensive, Volume 1

By: NAKAYAMA, Masatoshi

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Cary, North Carolina, U.S.A., Kodansha Amer Inc, 2001

Edition: 24th Printing, Revised Edition

'All the basic points of karate arranged systematically for effective learning'. First volume in a series of 11. 144pp, illustrated. A 'mint' copy - bright, fresh, unmarked, 'as new'. Weight, 270g. View more info

Black Stockings: No. 6


Price: $12.00

Publisher: Surbiton, UK, Complete Service,

Edition: No. 6

Single issue of a digest sized, British photo-glamour magazine featuring nude women and women in stockings and lingerie. Minimal publishing data shown. Undated, circa early 1960s. [44pp], b&w photography, color card front wrapper. Bright, clean and unmarked.. Minor wear to spine, 1" split at foot, staples a little rusted. Weight, 70g. View more info

Canada 1936. The Official Handbook of Present Conditions and Recent Progress

By: Dominion Bureau of Statistics

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Ottawa, Dominion Bureau of Statistics, 1936

Government of Canada Yearbook for 1936.196pp, illustrated, folding plate. Clean, tight copy. A very little wear to covers only. Good copy. We ship from both Canada and the United States with very competitive rates. View more info

Canadian Illustrated News; February 3, 1872

By: DESANTI, Dominique

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Montreal, G. E. Desbarats, 1872

Edition: Vol 5, No 5

A Weekly Journal of Current Events, Literature, Science and Art, Agriculture and Mechanics, Fashion and Amusement'. Notable as the first newspaper in the world to publish printed photographs. pp65-80. Front page engraving of 'Pharaoh's Horses'. Plus, 1 double page engraving, 1 full page, four half-page, four one-quarter page, and two odd sizes. This issue in VG+ condition from a disbound volume. All pages connected but sewing marks down margin of spine. Attractive and sc... View more info

Commentatio De Praecipvis Feminarvm in Germania Ivribvs

By: EMMINGHAVS, Theod. Georg. Gvil.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Ienae, Svmtibvs Christ. Henr. Cvno, 1751

Pamphlet in Latin concerning the position of Women in Law, in Germany. Doctoral dissertation. Latin text, 6.5"x8", 38pp. Unbound with old marbelled paper strip at spine. Corners a little curled otherwise clean and sound copy. View more info

Commentatio Historico Ivridica De Regali Monetae in Specie De Mitra Bicorni in Episcopis Germaniae Hvivs Regalis Criterio, Ex Rariori Qvodam Nvmmo Bracteato Ac Variis Diplomatibvs Illvstrata Cum Indice Necessario

By: BOSCRISII, Ioh. Henrici

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Lipsiae [Liepzig], Apvd 10. Christianvm Langenhemivm, 1739

Pamphlet concerning currency in Germany under jurisdiction of the Bishops. Latin text. Size, 7"x8.25", 77pp, 3pp index. Doctoral dissertation. Unbound pamphlet with contemporary paper strip at spine. Corners a little curled otherwise clean, sound copy. View more info

Convoy! Drama In Artic Waters

By: KEMP, Paul

Price: $12.00

Publisher: UK, Brockhampton Press, 1999

Edition: New Edition, First Printing

Story of the Royal Navy's Arctic Convoys during WWII. Originally published: London: Arms & Armour, 1993. 256 pages, [48] pages of plates : illustrations, portraits ; 24 cm. Bright, clean, unmarked copy. 'as new'. Tight, square binding, no wear to the boards. Similar, unclipped dustjacket. Weight, 653g. View more info

Deep Roots, Strong Branches : The History of Sun-Rype

By: SIMPSON, Sharron J.; GREENWOOD, Ian F.

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Kelowna, BC, Canada, Manhattan Beach Publishing, 2007

Edition: First Edition

History of Sun-Rype Products Ltd., a fruit-processing company in Kelowna, B. C. 106 p. : ill. (some col.), ports. ; 24 cm. A bright, fresh copy, in a similar, unclipped dustjacket, about 'as new'. Weight, 605g. View more info

Elements Combined; a History of the Steel Company of Canada, (The)

By: KILBOURN, William

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Toronto, Clarke Irwin, 1960

Edition: First Edition

Corporate history of a major Canadian industrial company. 335pp, illustrated with woodcuts by Rosemary Kilbourn, endpaper maps. Bright, fresh interior, unmarked. Tight, square binding. No wear to cloth. Attractive copy. Weight, 780g. View more info