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The House with the Parapet Walls

by Terpstra, John

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The House with the Parapet Walls, Terpstra, John. Published by Gaspereau Press, Nova Scotia, 2014. First Edition. Signed and inscribed by author on half title page. 8vo up to 9½" tall., 148pp. Brown illustrated card jacket, black soft covers with silver titles. Fade to top edge front and otherwise in mint condition. Grieving the diminishment and death of his elderly… Read more
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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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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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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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Ruskin's Rose: a Venetian Love Story

by Lovric, Michelle; Balia, Mimma

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Ruskin's Rose: a Venetian Love Story, Lovric, Michelle; Balia, Mimma. Published by Artisan, New York, New York, U.S.A., 2000. First Edition. 8vo up to 9½" tall., 81pp., bibliography; colour collages and plates throughout text. Illustrated boards and endpapers. Both dustjacket and volume are in fine, unread, unmarked condition. A true tale: In 1876, a year after the death of… Read more
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Pandemic Spotlight: Canadian Doctors at the Front of the COVID-19 Fight, Hanomansing, Ian. Published by Douglas & McIntyre, Madeira Park, BC, 2022. Card covers. 8vo up to 9½" tall., 242pp., with index. As new with a light mark to front cover.
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Pandemic Spotlight: Canadian Doctors at the Front of the COVID-19 Fight, Hanomansing, Ian. Published by Douglas & McIntyre, Madeira Park, BC, 2022. Card covers. 8vo up to 9½" tall., 242pp., with index. As new with a light mark to front cover.
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Be Kind, Be Calm, Be Safe: Four Weeks That Shaped a Pandemic, Dr Bonnie Henry, Lynn Henry. Published by Allen Lane, Canada, 2021. First Edition. 8vo up to 9½" tall., 207pp. Blue boards with black spine titles. Both volume and unclipped jacket are in unread, unmarked condition. Dr. Bonnie Henry has been called one of the most effective public… Read more
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Women Sailors and Sailors' Women: An Untold Maritime History, Cordingly, David. Published by Random House, New York, 2001. First Edition. 8vo up to 9½" tall., 286pp. with photographs, glossary, notes, bibliography, index. Quarter blue over red boards. Volume is in unread, unmarked condition; unclipped jacket has light shelf wear. In this illuminating historical narrative, maritime scholar David Cordingly… Read more
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Jane Austen's Letters

by Jane Austen

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Jane Austen's Letters, Jane Austen; Collected and Edited by Deidre Le Faye. Published by The Folio Society, London, 2003. 8vo up to 9½" tall., xxx., 641pp., frontis of Jane by her sister Cassandra; 34 additional illustrations. Decorative silk boards with grey title label to spine. Contents are in unread, unmarked condition with an inked library stamp to outside bottom edge;… Read more
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The Amusement Park: 900 Years of Thrills and Spills, and the Dreamers and Schemers Who Built Them, Silverman, Stephen M. Published by Black Dog & Leventhal, USA, 2019. First Edition. 432pp. with index; illustrated throughout. Blue boards eith white titles, illustrated endpapers. Both volume and unclipped jacket are as new without marks. The Amusement Park is a rich, anecdotal history that… Read more
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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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A Jew Among Romans: The Life and Legacy of Flavius Josephus, Frederic Raphael. Published by Pantheon, New York, 2013. First Edition. 8vo up to 9½" tall., 336pp. with index, notes. Quarter black over brick red boards. Volume is in unread, unmarked condition; light shelf wear to unclipped jacket. From the acclaimed biographer, screenwriter, and novelist Frederic Raphael, here is… Read more
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Caravaggio: A Life

by Langdon, Helen

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Caravaggio: A Life, Langdon, Helen. Published by Pimlico, London, 1999. Card covers. 8vo up to 9½" tall., 436pp., with black and white and colour illustrations, notes, index, bibliography and locations of Caravaggio paintings. Light shelf wear and otherwise in fine, unread, unmarked condition. Of all the great Italian painters, the seventeenth-century master Caravaggio speaks most clearly and powerfully to our time.… Read more
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The Emperor's Codes: Bletchley Park and the Breaking of Japan's Secret Ciphers, Smith, Michael. Published by Bantam Press, London, 2000. First Edition. 8vo up to 9½" tall., 322 pp., with maps, black and white photograph plates, index, bibliography. Blue boards with white titles. Light toning and otherwise contents are in fine condition; jacket is clipped with very light shelf… Read more
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Inventing Leonardo

by Turner, A. Richard

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Inventing Leonardo, Turner, A. Richard. Published by Knopf, New York, 1993. First Edition. 268 pages. Illustrated. Bibliography. Index. Quarter grey cloth over cream boards. In fine condition, in fine jacket. After the death of Leonardo da Vinci, writers as diverse as Goethe, Valery, and Freud provided passionate but differing interpretations of him. Turner plays off the facts of the artist's… Read more
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J. R. R. Tolkien: The Man Who Created the Lord of the Rings, Coren, Michael. Published by Stoddart Pub, 2001. 135pp. with illustrations, index and bibliography. Brown boards with gilt spine titles. Volume is in fine, unread condition; unclipped jacket has light shelf wear.
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cover of Secret Days: Codebreaking in Bletchley Park: A Memoir of Hut Six and the Enigma Machine

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Secret Days: Codebreaking in Bletchley Park: A Memoir of Hut Six and the Enigma Machine, Asa Briggs. Published by Frontline Books, England, 2011. First Edition. 8vo up to 9½" tall., 202 pp. with 26 coloured and black and white plates, bibliographical references and index. Black cloth with gilt spine titles. Contents are in fine, unread condition with a bit of… Read more
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Alan Turing: The Enigma

by Hodges, Andrew

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Alan Turing: The Enigma, Hodges, Andrew. Published by Vintage, London, 2014. Card covers. 8vo up to 9½" tall., 736pp. plates, index. Contents in unread condition; light shelf wear to covers. The official book behind the Academy Award-winning film The Imitation Game, starring Benedict Cumberbatch and Keira Knightley Alan Turing was the mathematician whose cipher-cracking transformed the Second World War.
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