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Postscript to Adventure: The Autobiography of Ralph Connor [Charles W. Gordon]

By Connor, Ralph; Gordon, Charles W.

New York: Farrar & Rinehart, 1938. Hardcover without dust jacket, xvii + 430 pages, plus black-and-white photographs; navy blue cloth covers faded, but front cover gilt lettering still bright and clear (faded but still clear on spine, only very light wear along cover edges and corners, but tight in binding, interior very clean and unmarked. See also our listings for Connor's fiction, The Sky Pilot: A Tale of the Foothills, and The Rock and the River.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good +.

$10.50

America Visited

By Arranged by Edith I. Coombs

New York: The Book League of Americ Navy blue cloth hardcovers with gilt spine lettering and decoration, without dust jacket, undated (c1950), 409 pages; bump to back cover top corner, otherwise very gently used, tight in binding, very clean and unmarked.. Hard Cover. Very Good -.

$3.25

A Full Life

By Horrocks, Lieut. General Sir Brian

London: Collins, 1960. Hardcover with unclipped dust jacket, 320 pages including maps, plus black-and-white illustrations; book very gently used, very clean and unmarked throughout, just an undefinable shade off that crisp fresh fine condition; DJ rubbed, several tiny chips and tears, now in new mylar protector. See also our listings for James Sidney Lucas's War in the Desert: The Eighth Army at El Alamein, and for Paul Addison's Time to Kill: The Soldier's Experience of War in the West, 1939-1945, and for the big picture, Monty, 3-Volume Set: The Making of a General 1887-1942; Master of the Battlefield, Monty's War Years 1942-1944; The Field-Marshal 1944-1976 [Bernard Law Montgomery of Alamein].. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good ++/Very Good -.

$6.50

The Common Years

By Eliassen, Sigurd

London: Methuen & Co. , 1957. Hardcover with unclipped dust jacket, 219 pages, plus black-and-white illustrations; book very gently used, light bumps to spine ends, otherwise hardly a trace of shelf wear, very clean and unmarked throughout; DJ bumped along top edge, numerous tiny chips, now in new mylar protector. For something completely different, see also our listing for for Dr. W. Rosenberg's incredibly scarce Local Post in China: History - Description - Prices: A Study Based Upon Private Collections, or for Masterpieces of 20th Century Chinese Painting.. First British Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good ++/Good.

$3.48

The Last Time I Saw Paris

By Paul, Elliot

New York: Random House /Literary Guild , 1942. Hardcover with dust jacket (with Literary Guild on spine), xiii + 421 pages including map, plus street plan on endpapers hardly a trace of shelf wear to cover edges, very gently used, tight in binding, ink signature on first blank page, otherwise very clean and unmarked; DJ heavily chipped at spine and hinge ends, looks decent in new mylar protector. See also our listing for Morley Callaghan's Canadian classic That Summer in Paris, and to "see" more of Paris, check our listings for PARIS En Relief Par Les Anaglyphes [complet de son lorgnon bicolore].. Book Club Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good ++/Good.

$4.25

Pursuit in the Wilderness. [RCMP, Royal Canadian Mounted Police]

By Rivett-Carnac, Charles

Boston: Little Brown, 1965. Hardcover with price clipped dust jacket, vii + 343 pages, endpaper map;---signed in full by author on title page;---book very gently used, just a hint of bumping to spine ends, but no shelf or reading wear, neat six-word ink gift inscription dated "Christmas 1965" on half title page, otherwise very clean and unmarked, very gently read, if at all, pages fresh and white: DJ has one tiny tear at spine bottom, now in new mylar protector. See also our listing for William Beahen's Red Coats on the Prairies: The North-West Mounted Police 1886-1900 . Signed by Author. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good ++/Very Good ++.

$4.75

A Minstrel in France

By Lauder, Harry

Toronto: McClelland, Goodchild & Stewart, 1918. Hardcover with dust jacket, 338 pages, plus archival black-and-white photographs; light shelf wear to cover edges, particularly spine top, bottom edge scuffed, endpapers lightly foxed (but not text pages, different type of paper), beautifully written inscription on free front endpaper "To Dear Edward, Xmas 1918.", beneath which, glued to the endpaper, is presumably that owner's bookplate consisting of a black-and-white image of a large two-storey house with the caption "Edward Breithaupt Naumann", interior otherwise very clean and unmarked; DJ exterior is age darkened, heavily chipped and torn, but intact and about 98% complete.. First Canadian Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Fair.

$3.75

The Edge of Day : A Boyhood in the West of England

By Lee, Laurie

New York: William Morrow, 1960. Hardcover with price clipped dust jacket, 276 pages including illustrations; book very gently used, hardly a trace of shelf and reading wear, top edge age darkened, top corner of half title page neatly cut away, very clean and unmarked throughout; DJ heavily chipped along top and bottom edges, spine age darkened, now in new mylar protector.. First American Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good ++/Good.

$4.25

Moments of Reprieve: A Memoir of Auschwitz

By Levi, Primo

New York: Penguin Books, 1987. Trade paperback, 172 pages; very clean and unmarked unread condition.. First Thus. Soft Cover. Fine.

$1.95

The Drowned and the Saved
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The Drowned and the Saved

By Levi, Primo

New York: Vintage Books International , 1989. Trade paperback, 203 pages; very clean and unmarked unread condition.. First Thus. Soft Cover. Fine.

$1.95

If Not Now, When?
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If Not Now, When?

By Levi, Primo

New York: Penguin Books, 1986. Trade paperback, 349 pages; very clean and unmarked unread condition.. First Thus. Soft Cover. Fine.

$1.48

Without Drums or Trumpets

By Alec Le Vernot

London: Sphere Books, 1990. Mass market paperback, 330 pages, plus outline map of prisoner camp; covers rubbed and lightly creased, spine flat with just a hint of a crease, two booktore stamps on first page, but very gently read, if at all, otherwise very clean and unmarked. See also our listings for Airey Neave's They Have Their Exits (The first Englishman to escape from the 'escape-proof' castle of Colditz), and for a set of two books by P. R. Reid: : The Colditz Story, and The Latter Days at Colditz. . First Thus. Soft Cover. Very Good +.

$3.75

The World of Albert Schweitzer: A Book of Photographs by Erica Anderson [Review Copy]

By Anderson, Erica; Text and Captions by Eugene Exman

New York: Harper & Brothers, 1955. Oversized hardcover with unclipped dust jacket, 144 pages including 169 black-and-white photographs;---laid in is a pre-publication review slip from the Canadian distributor The Musson Book Company;---just a hint of shelf wear to cover edges, but very gently read, if at all, very clean and unmarked, just lacking that crisp almost new freshness; DJ has several tiny chips and tears, one short tear to front spine hinge top, now in new mylar protector.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good ++/Good.

$4.25

Maple Grove and Beyond--- To Eden: Memoirs of "The Comin'-up Years" of C. S. (Chuck) Baldwin

By Baldwin, C. S.

Ridgetown, Ontario, Canada: Dr. Charles Baldwin, 2000. Glossy durable pictorial hardcover, 303 pages including many black-and-white illustrations and maps; signed in full by Baldwin on the first blank page; tiny name/address label inside both covers, 4-line gift inscription in ink on free front endpaper, unsigned bookplate on next blank page, but very gently read, if at all, not a trace of shelf or reading wear, otherwise very clean and unmarked, pages fresh and white.. Signed by Author. Hard Cover. Very Good +.

$100.00

My Father's Guru: A Journey Through Spirituality and Disillusion
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My Father's Guru: A Journey Through Spirituality and Disillusion

By Masson, Jeffrey Moussaieff

New York: Pocket Books, 1998. AS NEW trade paperback, 174 pages; bottom edge remainder mark, otherwise in very clean and unmarked unread condition. . First Thus. Soft Cover. As New.

$2.25

The Island Race

By Churchill, Winston Spencer

London: Cassell & Company, 1964. OVERSIZED hardcover with price clipped dust jacket, 311 pages including "hundreds of reproductions in colour and monochrome"; book very gently used, just a hint of shelf wear along bottom edge, very clean and unmarked, pages fresh and white; DJ gently rubbed along edges, several chips to top edge, not sun faded, now in new mylar protector. [this copy priced low, priced to go to a good home as bookseller is nearing retirement, but extra S & H at cost will be requested] For something completely different, see also our listing for W. S. C. : A Cartoon Biography, Compiled by Fred Urquhart.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Very Good -.

$3.25

German Trauma: Experiences and Reflections 1938 To 2001
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German Trauma: Experiences and Reflections 1938 To 2001

By Sereny, Gitta

London: Penguin, 2001. Trade paperback, second printing thus, xxi + 383 pages, plus black-and-white illustrations; light spine crease, otherwise very gently read, very clean and unmarked. See also our listings for Sereny's Into That Darkness: An Examination of Conscience [From Mercy Killing to Mass Murder] [Shoah, Holocaust, Treblinka, Nazi Extermination Camp Commandant Franz Stangl], and for Stefan Korbonski's The Jews and the Poles in World War II, as well as for Leon Niescior's very scarce Wiezien Oswiecimski Numer 16087 [published in English as I Survived Hell on Earth]. . Soft Cover. Very Good ++.

$2.25

Weimar and the Rise of Hitler (The Making of the Twentieth Century)

By Nicholls, A. J.

London: Macmillan, 1968. Trade paperback, xiv + 203 pages including one map, plus black-and-white illustrations; spine slanted, one heavy spine crease (book opens flat at pages 82/83), some light foxing to edges, tiny ink marks on two pages, all pages otherwise very clean and unmarked. See also our listings for Glenn Infield's very scarce The Private Lives of Eva and Adolf: A Photographic Documentary of Hitler's Sixteen-Year Love Affair, and for Ian Kershaw's Hitler (Profiles in Power series) . First Thus. Soft Cover. Very Good -.

$1.95

Blues Who's Who:   A Biographical Dictionary of Blues Singers
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Blues Who's Who: A Biographical Dictionary of Blues Singers

By Harris, Sheldon

New York: Da Capo Press, 1981. OVERSIZED softcover, second (1983) printing, 775 pages including "---450 [black-and-white] photographs---"; light spine creases, tiny corner bumps, otherwise very gently used, not abused, very clean and unmarked throughout. [this copy priced low, priced to go to a good home as bookseller is nearing retirement, but extra S & H at cost will be requested] See also our listings for Robert Palmer's Deep Blues: A Musical and Cultural History of the Mississippi Delta, . Soft Cover. Very Good.

$2.18

Into That Darkness: An Examination of Conscience  [From Mercy Killing to Mass Murder]  [Shoah, Holocaust, Treblinka, Nazi Extermination Camp Commandant Franz Stangl]
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Into That Darkness: An Examination of Conscience [From Mercy Killing to Mass Murder] [Shoah, Holocaust, Treblinka, Nazi Extermination Camp Commandant Franz Stangl]

By Sereny, Gitta

New York: Vintage, 1983. Trade paperback, 380 pages, plus black-and-white illustrations and two-page simple map of Poland; very clean and unmarked unread condition. See also our listing for Sereny's German Trauma: Experiences and Reflections 1938 To 2001. . First Thus. Soft Cover. Fine.

$2.25

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