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Eric Gill His Life and Art An Exhibition in the Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library University of Toronto 19 April-30 June 1991

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Toronto, University of Toronto: 1991

Inventory Number: 18299

Condition: Vg

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Homes of American Authors; comprising Anecdotical, Personal, and Descriptive Sketches, by Various Writters

By: N/A

Price: $100.00

Publisher: New York, G. P. Putnam & Co.: 1853

Inventory Number: 19422

Condition: Wear to top and bottom of spine, some wear to edges, some transfering, a few b&w illus. of authors from other sources glued to front and back blank pages, otherwise good.two title pages( differently typeset)

In this instance, the full page plates are all black and white, but a series of 14 very charming colored vignettes, printed on tissues and mounted onto the book sheets, mainly as chapter headings, is too remarkable not to be registered. These vignettes are all glimpses of portions of the residences or grounds. We have counted eleven wood engravings colored, but not on mounted tissue in this edition not published by Putnam View more info

Sir Winston Churchill Old Soldiers Never Die

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Toronto, Swan Publishing Co.: 1965

Edition: First Printing

Inventory Number: 19576

Condition: Vg

Front cover reads 1874-1965 His Greatest Years View more info

Lister & The Lister Ward in the Royal Infirmary of Glasgow A Centenary Contribution

By: N/A

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Glasgow, Jackson, Wylie and Co.: 1927

Inventory Number: 19836

Condition: Vg in vg dust jacket, many pages uncut

This book-published as a Centenary Contribution-deals with Lord Lister; the Glasgow Royal Infirmary where he initiated and established his antiseptic system for the trratment of wounds-the greatest achievemrnt of hearling the world has know. (from front of dust jacket) View more info

1833 Un Siecle 1933 Histoire du College de L'Assoption (Second tirage)

By: N/A

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Montreal, Imprimerie Populaire, Limite: 1932

Inventory Number: 31760

Condition: Previous owner's name and date to front endpaper,

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Astronaut M. Scott Carpenter Aurora 7 May 24, 1962

By: N/A

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Washington, D.C., National Aeronautics and Space Administration: 1962?

Inventory Number: 32971

Condition: Very slight wear to bottom, back cover, otherwise very good

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The Genuine Letters of Junius. To which are prefixed Anecdotes of the Author

By: (Junius)

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Piccadilly,London, 1771

Inventory Number: 45309

Condition: Calf is scuffed with hinges starting to wear at spine. Closed tear (9cm) to title page

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American Lithographers 1900-1960: The Artists and Their Printers

By: Adams, Clinton

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Albuquerque, The University of New Mexico Press: 1986

Edition: First paperbound printing

Inventory Number: 31528

ISBN: 0826309607

Condition: Vg

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The Greatest. My Own Story

By: Ali, Muhammad with Richard Durham

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1975

Inventory Number: 8719

Condition: Very good in sl. wrinkled dust jacket

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John Butler Yeats

By: Archibald, Douglas N.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Lewisburg, Bucknell University Press: 1974

Inventory Number: 38530

ISBN: 0838777597

Condition: Vg

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A. J. Mundella 1825-1897 The Liberal Background to the Labour Movement

By: Armytage, W. H. G.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Ernest Benn Limited: 1951

Inventory Number: 23185

Condition: Vg in good dust jacket

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Natalia Makarova Ballerina (Signed by Makarova)

By: Austin, Richard

Price: $45.00

Publisher: London, Dance Books Ltd: 1978

Inventory Number: 40872

ISBN: 090310234x

Condition: Vg. Signed by Makarova on title page

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Life and Explorations of Fridtjof Nansen

By: Bain, J. Arthur

Price: $45.00

Publisher: London, Walter Scott, Ltd.: (no date)

Edition: New edition revised and considerably enlarged

Inventory Number: 25087

Condition: Bookplate to front flyleaf, some wear to all edges, otherwise vg.

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Hubert von Kerhomer R. A. A Study and a Biography

By: Baldry, A. L.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: London, George Bell and Sons: 1901

Inventory Number: 26537

Condition: Exlib.Cloth worn, fraying to bottom edge of spine, library number to front cover, library stampsotherwise good

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Richard and Maria Cosway: A Biography

By: Barnett, Gerald (with a foreword by Daphne Foskett)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Tiverton, Devon, UK, Westcountry Books: 1995

Inscription: Richard Cosway, Maria Cosway

Inventory Number: 36262

ISBN: 1898386234

Condition: Very good in vg dust jacket with light shelfwear

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Who's Who on Prince Edward Island

By: Barrett, John I (editor)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Charlottetown, Walt Wheeler: 1986

Inventory Number: 6571

Condition: Very good in worn dust jacket

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By the Way 1888-1983

By: Bates, John S.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Hantsport, Lancelot: 1983

Inventory Number: 6488

Condition: Very good

The memoirs of one of Canada's first chemical engineers who spent most of his working life in the Maritimes. View more info

Pearson of Canada

By: Beal, John Robinson

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Duell, Sloan and Pearce: 1964

Edition: Fifth edition

Inventory Number: 20852

Condition: Good with light wear to edges in slighty worn dust jacket with layer of front removed where price tag was removed.

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Wilfrid Laurier quand la politique devient passion

By: Belanger, Real

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Montreal, Les Presses de l'Universite Laval: 1986

Inventory Number: 38019

ISBN: 2763770819

Condition: Vg

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All the Journey Through

By: Blackstock, C. M.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Toronto, University of Toronto Press: 1997

Inventory Number: 18597

Condition: Vg in vg dust jacket

This perceptive tale evokes nineteenth-century British Canada with wit and grace, leaving the reader with a wonderful sense of the continuity of place and family. (from dust jacket flap) View more info