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The English Year: A Personal Selection from Chambers' Book of Days

by Strong, Roy; Oman, Julia Trevelyan

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Eric James
Published
1982
Condition
Very Good ++
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780906671290
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$7.50

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Exeter, England: Webb & Bower, 1982. Oversized hardcover with dust jacket, unpaginated, including "Over one thousand illustrations---portraits, engravings, paintings and commissioned photography---in colour and black and white,---"; overall very gently read, if at all, tight in binding,, very bright and clear gilt lettering on spine with a small vertical illustration, not… Read more
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Maud: The Diaries of Maud Berkeley [Illustrated Diary of a Victorian Woman]

by Maud Berkeley; Adapted by Flora Fraser; Introduction by Elizabeth Longford

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Eric James
Published
1985
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780436256776
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$9.50

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London: Martin Secker & Warburg, 1985. Oversized hardcover with price clipped dust jacket, 192 pages including illustrations in many different styles and shades on every page; very elegant book in dark brown cloth with a brilliant raised gilt horizontal illustration on front cover with the full title in the same bright gilt,… Read more
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The Kaiser: A Life of Wilhelm II, Last Emperor of Germany ["War alles falsch?" ]

by Von Kurenberg, Joachim; Translated by H. T. Russell and Herta Hagen

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Eric James
Published
1927
Condition
Very Good -
Edition
First Edition
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$8.50

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London: Cassell & Company, 1927. Hardcover without dust jacket, xiv + 370 pages, plus black-and-white illustrations; gently used, still tight in binding, light wear to cover edges and spine ends (although gilt spine lettering clear and legible), some pale faded white (paint?) staining around spine bottom, tiny dark spot… Read more
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Chaplin

by Roger Manvell

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Eric James
Published
1974
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780316545501
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$4.95

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Boston: Little Brown, 1974. Hardcover with price clipped dust jacket, xiii + 240 pages including black-and-white illustrations. book very gently used, tight in binding, hardly a trace of shelf wear, very clean and unmarked throughout; DJ gently bumped along top and bottom edges, several tiny chips/tears, now… Read more
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Molly: Child Number 583

by Keenan, Mary

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Eric James
Published
2000
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9781894263276
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$8.50

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Burnstown, Ontario, Canada: General Store Publishing House, 2000. Trade paperback, 253 pages, inscribed, dated "12/25/00" and signed by the author on the title page; laid in is a bookmark duplicating the author's photograph as a child featured on the front cover; one small very pale faded stain at the bottom of the fore edge without page penetration, otherwise in… Read more
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A Day with Ralph Waldo Emerson (Days With The Great Writers series)

by Clare, Maurice; [Ralph Waldo Emerson]

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Eric James
Condition
Very Good -
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$4.50

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London, United Kingdom: Hodder & Stoughton Slim hardcover without dust jacket, one of the series "Days With The Great Writers", undated (but c1910), 48 pages, plus five full page full colour reproductions and illustrated endpapers; gently used, but a century and more of wear at corners and edges, slight damage to spine top, severe bump to… Read more
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The Death of Woman Wang

by Spence, Jonathan D.

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Eric James
Published
1998
Condition
Very Good ++
ISBN
9780140051216
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$1.00

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New York: Penguin USA, 1998. Trade paperback, later printing, 169 pages, black-and-white illustrations; very tiny traces of shelf wear, but unread condition. PLEASE NOTE: the Stock Image provided by next to my listing is of another edition of this book, NOT my copy. … Read more
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Gulbadan: Portrait of a Rose Princess at the Mughal Court

by Godden, Rumer

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Eric James
Published
1981
Condition
Very Good ++
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780670357567
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$9.50

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New York: Viking Press Studio Books, 1981. Hardcover with unclipped dust jacket, 159 pages including full page full colour illustrations; very gently used, not a trace of shelf or reading wear, "Christmas, 1982" in ink on free front endpaper, otherwise very clean and unmarked, pages fresh and white; DJ has several very tiny… Read more
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Audubon: A Biography

by Chancellor, John; Illustrated By W. H. McCheane

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Eric James
Published
1978
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780670140534
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$8.50

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New York: Viking Press Studio Books , 1978. Oversized hardcover with price clipped dust jacket, 224 pages including "16 pages of colour, 100 black-and-white illustrations"; elegant book in forest green with very bright and clear gilt spine lettering, not a hint of shelf wear, very gently read, very clean and unmarked throughout, pages fresh and… Read more
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Hollywood on the Couch: A Candid Look at the Overheated Love Affair Between Psychiatrists and Moviemakers

by Farber, Stephen; Green, Marc

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Eric James
Published
1993
Condition
Very Good ++
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780877959984
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$8.50

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New York: William Morrow, 1993. Hardcover with unclipped dust jacket, 352 pages; very light bumps to spine ends, but very gently used, very clean and unmarked throughout, pages fresh and white; DJ gently bumped along edges, but no chips or tears.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good ++/Very Good ++.
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The Service: The Memoirs of General Reinhard Gehlen

by Gehlen, Reinhard

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Eric James
Published
1972
Condition
Very Good ++
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780529044556
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New York: World Publishing, 1972. Hardcover with price clipped dust jacket, xxvii + 386 pages, plus black-and-white illustrations; very gently used, just a hint of shelf rubbing to page bottoms, all gilt spine lettering very bright and clear, very clean and unmarked throughout, pages fresh and white; DJ has one… Read more
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To Auschwitz and Back; My Personal Journey

by Neray, Ruth Bindefeld

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Eric James
Published
1998
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780966002607
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$65.00

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Sudbury, Massachusetts, U.S.A.: Sudbury Press, 1998. Hardcover with unclipped dust jacket, 151 pages including black-and-white illustrations;--- author's inscription on free front endpaper, "To Leah with love, [signed by her as Ruth Neray], October 98";---book in crimson cloth with bright and clear spine gilt lettering, very gently used, gentle bumps to spine ends but not a trace… Read more
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A Richer Dust: Echoes from an Edwardian Album

by Gordon, Colin

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Eric James
Published
1978
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First American Edition
ISBN
9780397013500
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$8.50

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Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott, 1978. Hardcover with unclipped dust jacket, 191pages including 153 black-and-white photographs; gently used, tiny traces of shelf wear, all gilt spine lettering bright and clear, flawed only by traces of pale waterstaining along the bottom edge of the covers, interior very clean and unmarked, pages fresh and white;… Read more
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The Sky's No Limit

by Munro, Raymond Z.

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Eric James
Published
1985
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780919493698
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$9.50

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Toronto: Key Porter, 1985. Hardcover with dust jacket, 288 pages plus black-and-white illustrations; very gently read, very clean and unmarked throughout; DJ gently bumped along edges, one very tiny tear to back top. See also our listings for Ronald Keith's Bush Pilot With… Read more
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Leonard Cohen: Prophet of the Heart

by Dorman, Loranne S.; Rawlings, Clive L.

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Eric James
Published
1990
Condition
Very Good ++
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780711927742
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London, United Kingdom: Omnibus Press, 1990. Trade paperback, xv + 383 pages, plus black-and-white photographs; some tiny traces of shelf wear accumulated over the decades, otherwise in very clean and unmarked unread condition.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good ++.
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Confessions of a Hero-Worshiper

by Dubner, Stephen J.

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Eric James
Published
2003
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780688173654
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$8.50

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New York: William Morrow, 2003. Hardcover with unclipped dust jacket, viii + 261 pages; very clean and unmarked unread condition. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine.
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There's No Business Like Show Business (but I wouldn't ditch my day job)

by Mirvish, Honest Ed; Foreword by Tony Bennett

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Eric James
Published
2002
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9781550138757
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$6.50

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Toronto: Key Porter Books, 2002. Hardcover with unclipped dust jacket, 232 pages including black-and-white illustrations throughout; the DJ back inside flap has a light crease, but both book and DJ otherwise in very clean and unmarked unread condition. Of related interest, see also our listings for Robert Brockhouse's The Royal Alexandra Threatre:… Read more
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The Company of Animals: A Naturalist's Adventures in the Jungle of Malaya

by McKie, Ronald

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Eric James
Published
1966
Condition
Good
Edition
First American Edition
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New York: Harcourt, Brace & World, 1966. Hardcover with price clipped dust jacket, xi + 271 pages, plus black-and-white photographs and endpaper maps; very gently used ex-library copy with not a trace of shelf wear, tape residue on both covers, large rubber stamp on half title page, cataloguing details in ink on copyright page,… Read more
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From Naked Ape to Superspecies: A Personal Perspective on Humanity and the Global Eco-crisis [Signed First Edition]

by Suzuki, David; Dressel, Holly

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Eric James
Published
1999
Condition
Very Good ++
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780773731943
Item Price
$24.00

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Toronto: Stoddart, 1999. Hardcover with unclipped dust jacket, x + 332 pages;---inscription in ink on half title page written by Suzuki "To Jxx & Nxxxx, Merry Christmas 1999, Best wishes for the new millennium", and signed in full by him (all clear and legible, he's a decent writer!);---book very gently used other than gentle bumps to … Read more
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Adventures of a Zoologist

by Scheffer, Victor B.

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Eric James
Published
1982
Condition
Very Good -
Edition
First Thus
ISBN
9780684164397
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$9.50

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New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1982. Hardcover with unclipped dust jacket, xiii + 204 pages including 34 black-and-white photographs; very gently used ex-library copy with only tiny traces of shelf wear, rubber stamp to top edge, clear tape residue on both covers, remains of card pocket and due date slip and a rubber stamp… Read more
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