Category: Reference


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Meyers Handbuch Uber Die Literatur: Ein Lexicon Der Dichter Und Schriftsteller Aller Literaturen

By: ADAM, Ingrid and PREUSS, Gisela

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Mannheim, Bibliographisches Institut: 1970

Edition: 2., Neu Bearbeitete Auflage

Seller ID: 16071

German language text. Dictionary-style reference work on world literature. 987pp, illustrated. Bright, white interior. Solid binding, no weakness to hinges. Some wear to cloth along outer hinges /spine, but no weakening. College library stamp on ffep but no other marks, internal or external. Very heavy book weighing 1.41kg View more info

The Oxford Book of Creatures

By: ADCOCK, Fleur and SIMMS, Jacqueline Editors

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Oxford Univ Press: 1996

Edition: First American Printing

Seller ID: 34539

Reference work on Animals in Literature. 387pp. Hardcover in blue cloth with dustjacket. About as issued - bright, clean and unmarked. Weight, 642g. View more info

An historical and biographical Dictionary...Translated from the French of Monsieur the Abbe Ladvocat, ... by Catharine Collignon. In four volumes.

By: ADVOCAT, Jean-Baptiste Monsieur the Abbe - [Vosgien]

Price: $300.00

Publisher: Cambridge, U.K., Printed by John Burges and to be had of the translator, and of W. Page: 1799

Edition: Second Edition in English

Seller ID: 049739

An historical and biographical dictionary : containing an account of the Hebrew patriarchs and princes, of emperors, kings, and great captains, of the gods and heroes of pagan antiquity, of the popes, holy fathers, celebrated bishops, and cardinals ; also historians, poets, orators, divines, lawyers, physicians, &c., with their principal works, and the best editions of them ; learned women, painters, &c. and all persons in general who have been illustrious, or famous in ... View more info

Dangerous Goods

By: AEBY, Dr. Jules

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Antwerp, Editions Lloyd Anversois: 1938

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 21187

Trilingual - English, French & German - guide to 'dangerous goods' for shippers, packers, stowage etc. 559pp, index. Inside is bright and clean. Old signature to title page. Strong hinges, sound binding. Minor wear to blue cloth and light surface soiling. Solid, sound copy. Heavy book weighing 1.62kg. View more info

British Columbia Place Names

By: AKRIGG, G. P. V.; AKRIGG, Helen B.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, Univ of British Columbia Press: 1997

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 047450

Origins of the names of British Columbia places. A classic in a newer edition. xxv, 304 p. : maps ; 24 cm. Bright, clean and unmarked, stikll 'fresh'. Tight, square bidning, no wear to the boards. Weight, 584g. View more info

Calgary and District Telephone Directory; June 1, 1969


Price: $32.50

Publisher: Calgary, AB, AGT: 1969

Seller ID: 049443

Calgary Telephone book for 1969. In a stiff, protective hardcover holder, faux leather. Yellow pages included in the same volume. Overall in great shap, however, there is a light stain to the top right corner. This does not afect the text and is mainly in the margin of the first number of pages. The stiff, cloth binder is in Fine condition.Separately paged sections to accomodate various small, suburban/outlying areas & communities. Weight, 1.775kg. View more info

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Peace River District Telephone Directory


Price: $20.00

Publisher: Edmonton, AB, Alberta Government Telephones: 1973

Edition: Nov 11, 1973

Seller ID: 044864

Telephone Directed isued November 11, 1973 for Alberta's Peace River District icluding the towns of Grande Prairie and Peace River as well as some 43 smaller communities. Size - 9.25" by 11". 156pp plus168pp Yellow Pages. Interior is clean and unmarked, pages evenly tones. Binding is tight and square. Minor wear to edges of front wrapper. Weight, 490g. View more info

Readings in Ukrainian Authors


Price: $29.50

Publisher: Winnipeg, Ukrainian Canadian Committee: 1949

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15345

Selection of Ukrainian literature in the Ukrainian language, plus a considerable dictionary of the language. vi, 240pp. Internally bright and clean with a sound binding. Previous owner's name on ffep. Brown cloth is clean and wear to same is minor. Weight, 480g. View more info

Home Handicrafts, Needlework and Repairs


Price: $19.95

Publisher: London, Fleetway House:

Edition: Unstated

Seller ID: 07841

Volume 2 of the 'Household Reference Library' a British series published in the 1930's. This volume 'stands alone' and is complete in itself. 640pp, numerous illustrations. A large compendium of old info covering many 'period' crafts and hobbies. An absolute wealth of information! View more info

The Writers' and Artists' Year Book 1938


Price: $17.50

Publisher: London, A. & C. Black: 1938

Edition: 31st Annual Edition

Seller ID: 15725

An Annual Directory for writers, artists, playwrights, film writers, photographers and composers. 343pp, advertisements. Clean copy with a sound binding. Only minor wear to red cloth boards. Weight, 450g. View more info

Western Canada since 1870: A Select Bibliography and Guide


Price: $17.50

Publisher: Canada, University of British Columbia Press: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 19597

3800 entries, including periodical articles and theses, covering the most significant literature in the humanities and social sciences of the four western provinces up to 1977. xii, 294 pages : illustrations ; indexes; 24 cm. Book is very bright and clean and is unmarked. Binsing is tight and square and the cloth shows no wear. The unclipped dustjacket shows only slight edge wear and some surface rubbing. Weight, 637g. We ship Worldwide, use both Canada Post and the Unit... View more info

A Dictionary of Canadianisms on Historical Principles; Dictionary of Canadian English

By: AVIS, Walter Spencer; Lexicographical Centre for Canadian English

Price: $19.50

Publisher: Toronto, W.J. Gage: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 050786

Dictionary of Canadian English. Produced for W.J. Gage Limited by the Lexicographical Centre for Canadian English, University of Victoria, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada. Editorial board: Walter S. Avis, editor-in-chief [and others]. xxiii, 926, [1] pages illustrations; 25 cm. OCLC Number: 33257. Interior is bright, clean and unmarked, pages bright white. Binding is tight and square, hinges sound. Red cloth shows no wear, corners are sharp. We use both the Canada ... View more info

Watchmakers and Clockmakers of the World


Price: $14.50

Publisher: London, N. A. G. Press: 1974

Edition: Third Edition, Sixth Printing

Seller ID: 050469

Containing over 36,000 entries, this reference book documents watchmakers and clockmakers throughout the world, from the earliest records of the 14th century to 1825. Localities and dates are given in each case, together with work in museums and collections and historical notes. First published in 1929. xxxiii, 388 pages : maps ; 23 cm. Book is bright and clean. Unmarked except for a very small name/date to the ffep. Tight, square binding, no wear to the cloth. Price-cli... View more info

Emigrants from Derry Port, 1847-1849 (from J. & J. Cooke's line)

By: BAKER, Dessie - Editor

Price: $15.00

Publisher: USA, Closson Press: 2009

Edition: Third Printing of 1985

Seller ID: 050437

Lists of Irish Emigrants leaving from Derry, 1847 to 1849, on ships of the J. & J. Cooke Line both to Canada and the United States. Book #CP-525. 107pp, indexes, one illustration. Bright, clean and unmarked. Tight, square binding, no spine creasing. Weight, 297g. View more info

Bibliography and Index of Geology and Allied Sciences for Wales and the Welsh Borders 1536-1896

By: Bassett, D. A.

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Cardiff, National Museum of Wales: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 07792

Bibliography covering two distict phases of geological investigation: an earlier, longer one of isolated observations and a later one of systematic research.246pp. Very clean, tight copy with bright interior. View more info

The Dinkum Aussie Dictionary

By: BECKETT, Richard [Crooked Mick of the Speewa]

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Brookvale, NSW, Child & Henry: 1987

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 17264

Guide, in dictionary-like form, to Australian English. 59pp, illustrated by Brendan Akhurst. Bright, clean, unmarked copy with a sound binding. About 'as new'. We use both the Canada Post and the United States Postal Service and offer very competitive postal charges - based on actual costs, no overcharging. This item weighs 220g and qualifies for inexpensive Lettermail postage within Canada. Canadian domestic postal rates rise with weight, size and distance, USA rates b... View more info

The Soviet Union: Everyman's Book

By: BELOKON, A. - and Others

Price: $9.50

Publisher: Moscow, Novosti Press: 1967

Edition: First in English

Seller ID: 1606

An Introduction to the largest country on the globe, c 1960s. Text in English. 190 pages with illustrations, 1 folding map laid-in; 20 cm. OCLC Number:467461. Bright, clean and unmarked. Minor wear to extremities of the spine. Weight, 185g. Lettermail may apply. View more info

The Mennonite Encyclopedia : a comprehensive reference work on the Anabaptist-Mennonite Movement

By: BENDER, Harold S. - Editor

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Hillsboro, Kansas, Mennonite Brethren Publishing House: 1955

Edition: 1955-1959

Seller ID: 049224

Set of four uniform volumes - 3,200 pages, 10,000 articles, 400 illustrations, over 100 maps. Articles on more than 2,000 martyrs. Published between 1955 and 1959. Bound in sturdy maroon cloth, resembling leather; each volume with a dustjacket. All books are very close to Fine; dustjackets are all clean and bright but with a few short tears and minor edge wear. Extremly heavy set. Email for further information. View more info

The Collins Dictionary of Canadian History: 1867 to the Present


Price: $9.95

Publisher: Toronto, Collins: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1689

Single volume introduction to the people, events and institutions that have shaped Canada since Confederation. xvii, 270 p. : ill., portr., MAPs, graph. xvii, 270pp, illustrated. Bright, clean, unmarked interior. Tight, square binding, no wear to the cloth. Unclipped dustjacket is similar. Weight, 612g. View more info

The Collins Dictionary of Canadian History: 1867 to the Present


Price: $8.00

Publisher: Toronto, Collins: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 038600

Reference dictionary of Canadian history. 270pp, illustrated, maps. Bright, clean, unmarked copy. Tight, square binding, no wear to cloth. Nearly similar, unclipped dustjacker. Weight, 610g. View more info