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Indigenous People and First Nations in North Vancouver: History, Traditions, and Culture, Khelsilem. Published by the North Vancouver Museum and Archives Commission, North Vancouver, B.C., 2017. Limited Edition. Oblong Folio up to 15" tall (31 x 41 cm); 44 glossy pages with text, illustrations, maps, photographs. Light wear to covers; contents are in fine, unmarked condition. A very scarce copy… Read more
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The Tlingit Indians

by George T. Emmons; Edited with additions by Frederica de Laguna

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The Tlingit Indians, George T. Emmons; Edited with additions by Frederica de Laguna. Published by Douglas & McIntyre, Vancouver/Toronto, American Museum of Natural History New York, 1991. First Canadian Edition. 8vo up to 9½" tall., 489 pp. with bibliography, index; illustrated throughout with black and white photos, diagrams and text drawings. Beige cloth boards with copper spine titles, blindstamped illustration… Read more
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cover of And Leave The Driving To Us - A History Of Greyhound Lines Of Canada

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And Leave The Driving To Us - A History Of Greyhound Lines Of Canada, Hart, E. J. Published by Greyhound Lines, Calgary, Alberta, 1986. First Edition. Small quarto. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall; 154 pp. with index; Illustrated profusely with photographs, posters, map, etc. Dark blue boards with silver spine titles. Volume is in fine, unread, unmarked… Read more
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cover of The Polar Bear Expedition: The Heroes of America's Forgotten Invasion of Russia, 1918-1919

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The Polar Bear Expedition: The Heroes of America's Forgotten Invasion of Russia, 1918-1919, Nelson, James Carl. Published by William Morrow, 2019. First Edition. 8vo up to 9½" tall., 309pp. with notes, bibliography, index, photos. Blue boards with silver spine titles, mapped endpapers. In mint condition. Unclipped dustjacket has very light top edge ruffling.
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cover of Alexander the Great: Journey to the End of the Earth

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Alexander the Great: Journey to the End of the Earth, Cantor, Norman F. Published by Harper, 2005. First Edition. 8vo up to 9½" tall., 180pp. with bibliography and notes. Quarter black over brown boards. In unread condition with remainder mark outside bottom edge.
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cover of God's Crucible; Islam and the Making of Europe, 570 to 1215

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God's Crucible; Islam and the Making of Europe, 570 to 1215, Lewis, David Levering. Published by W. W. Norton, New York, 2008. 8vo up to 9½" tall., 473pp. with photographs, maps, illustrations, notes, glossary, genealogies, bibliography, index. Quarter black over ivory boards. In fine, unmarked condition with a light scratch to front board.
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cover of The Three Richards: Richard I, Richard II and Richard III

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The Three Richards: Richard I, Richard II and Richard III, Saul, Nigel. Published by Hambledon Continuum, 2005. 8vo up to 9½" tall., 287pp. with bibliography, index, notes. Blue boards with gilt titles. Both volume and dustjacket are in fine, unmarked condition. Three King Richards ruled England in the Middle Ages. All had memorable reigns. Richard I was a crusading hero; Richard… Read more
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The Ottomans

by Wheatcroft, Andrew

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The Ottomans, Wheatcroft, Andrew. Published by Viking, 1993. 322pp., illustrated. Red boards. Contents in fine condition; boards have a bit of dusting and jacket has light shelf wear. Recounts the history of the Ottoman Empire, surveys its civilization and its influence, and discusses Western stereotypes about the Turks.
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cover of A World Beneath the Sands: The Golden Age of Egyptology

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A World Beneath the Sands: The Golden Age of Egyptology, Wilkinson, Toby. Published by W. W. Norton & Company, 2020. First Edition. 8vo up to 9½" tall., 510pp. with glossy plates, index, bibliography. Cream boards with gilt titles. Both volume and unclipped jacket are in as new, unmarked condition. In A World Beneath the Sands, acclaimed Egyptologist Toby… Read more
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Ephesus: The New Guide

by Scherrer, Peter; Efes Muzesi

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Ephesus: The New Guide, Scherrer, Peter; Efes Muzesi. Published by Ege Yayinlari, Turkey, 2000. Card covers. 250pp. with illustrations, tables, references, glossary, index; rear fold out of plans. In fine, unread, unmarked condition with tiny curl to corner of front cover.. A valuable and authoritative guide to the archaeological site of Ephesus and the contents of the Ephesus Museum, written by… Read more
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The Sagas of Icelanders

by Thorsson, Ornolfur; Jane Smiley; Robert Kellogg

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The Sagas of Icelanders, . Published by Viking Penguin, 2000. Card covers. 8vo up to 9½" tall., 782pp, with illustrations, maps, glossary and index. In fine, unmarked condition with light splay to front cover.
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cover of The Royal Navy and the Northwest Coast of North America 1810-1914

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The Royal Navy and the Northwest Coast of North America 1810-1914: A Study of British Maritime Ascendancy, Barry M. Gough. Published by University of British Columbia Press, Vancouver, 1971. First edition. 8vo up to 9½" tall., 294pp., 45 plates, 7 maps, appendix, bibliography, index. Navy blue boards with silver titles. Volume is in fine, unmarked condition; dustjacket has rubbing… Read more
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cover of The Oxford Illustrated History of  Medieval England

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The Oxford Illustrated History of Medieval England, Saul, Nigel (Editor).. Published by Oxford University Press, Oxford,1997. First printing. 4to up to 12" tall; 308pp., black and white and color photographs and illustrations, maps, bibliography, chronology, family trees, index. Black cloth boards with gilt titles and crest, red endpapers. Both volume and unclipped dustjacket are in fine, unmarked condition.
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Vancouver Then & Now

by Mansbridge, Francis

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Vancouver Then & Now, Mansbridge, Francis. Published by Thunder Bay Press, San Diego, California, 2009. First Edition, 4to up to 12" tall; 144pp.with index. Illustrated boards with matching dustjacket. Full page black and white archival photographs are matched with a contemporary colour photograph of the same scene, opposite page. Both volume and unclipped dustjacket are in fine, collectible condition.
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cover of Dead Wake: The Last Crossing of the Lusitania

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Dead Wake: The Last Crossing of the Lusitania, Larson, Erik. Published by Crown Publishers, New York, 2015. First Edition. 8vo up to 9½" tall., 430pp. with index, bibliography and chapter notes. Black boards with gilt titles, mapped endpapers. Volume has a small remainder dot tail outer edge and is otherwise in fine, unread condition; unclipped dustjacket has light scuffing. The… Read more
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cover of The British Channel Islands Under German Occupation 1940-45

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The British Channel Islands Under German Occupation 1940-45, Paul Sanders. Published by Gardners Books, 2005. 8vo up to 9½" tall., 284pp. with black and white pictures, index, bibliography and sources. Black boards with gilt spine titles. Faded library stamp to lower outer edge; light dusting to boards; dustjacket has moderate shelf wear; contents in fine, unmarked condition. In unparalleled depth,… Read more
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The Great Plague in London

by Walter George Bell

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The Great Plague in London, Walter George Bell, introduced by Belinda Hollyer. Published by The Folio Society, London, 2001. Black pictorial cloth, gilt spine titles, illustrated endpapers. 8vo up to 9½" tall., 256pp. with black and white and colour illustrations and plates; fold out facsimile of The General Bill of Mortality for 1665; index. In fine, unread condition; lacks slipcase.
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Rome: An Empire's Story

by Greg Woolf

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Rome: An Empire's Story, Greg Woolf. Published by Oxford University Press, New York, 2012. 366pp. with bibliography, index and glossary of technical terms. Quarter beige over cream boards with gilt spine titles. In unread, as new condition in like dustjacket.
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Claudius

by Levick, Barbara

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Claudius, Levick, Barbara. Published by Batsford, London, 1990. First Edition. 8vo up to 9½" tall., 256pp. with illustrations, maps, references, bibliography, concordance, index. Green boards with gilt spine titles. In fine, unread condition with a lovely book label to front pastedown; unclipped jacket has very light shelf wear.
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Cicero: A Turbulent Life

by Anthony Everitt

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Cicero: A Turbulent Life, Anthony Everitt. Published by John Murray, London, 2001. First Edition. 8vo up to 9½" tall., 346pp. with bibliography, index and black and white plates.Brown boards with silver titles. Name to free endpaper, toning to pages and otherwise in fine condition in fine, unclipped jacket. This is one of those rare books, like I Claudius, that brings… Read more
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