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The Lyrics of the Sands (English and Arabic Edition)
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The Lyrics of the Sands (English and Arabic Edition)

By Kifayeh, Gloria

London: Stacey International, 2005. Hardcover with dust jacket, 104 pages including the amazing full colour photographs; very light shelf wear to corners, spine ends and bottom edges, book otherwise very gently used, very clean and unmarked; DJ gently bumped along edges, but no chips or tears. For more deserts, see also our listings for David Coulson's Namib, and for John Man's Gobi: Tracking the Desert.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good ++.

$4.25

Seals and Sealing in Canada: Report of the Royal Commission, 3-Volume Set Complete

By Royal Commission on Seals and the Sealing Industry in Canada

Ottawa, Ontario, Canada: Minister of Supply and Services Canada, 1986. Two oversized paperbacks and one papmhlet;---Volume 1, 65 pages including black-and-white photographs; very gently used, spine and covers flat, uncreased, ink underlinings on eight pages, otherwise very clean and unmarked, overall Very Good ++ condition;---Volume 2, 622 pages including black-and-white photographs; very clean and unmarked unread condition, as new except for slightly sun faded spine;------Volume 3, 679 pages including black-and-white maps; very clean and unmarked unread condition, as new except for slightly sun faded spine.. Soft Cover. Fine.

$50.00

The Undersea Adventure

By Diolé, Philippe

London: Readers Union Sidgwick and Jackson, 1954. Hardcover with dust jacket, 183 pages plus black-and-white photographs; book very gently used, not a trace of shelf wear, spine silver gilt lettering and decoration very bright and clear, flawed only by a tiny faded old (coffee?) drop stain to free front endpaper and the following two pages, book otherwise very clean and unmarked, pages fresh and white; flimsy DJ chipped along top, three short tears to bottom, same old stain just visible on front panel, more so on inside flap. See also our listing for Diolé's 4000 Years under the Sea: Excursions in Undersea Archaeology [Great Pan GP63, First Printing Thus, 1957].. Book Club Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good ++/Good.

$1.98

The Polar and Tropical Worlds: A Description of Man and Nature in the Polar and Equatorial Regions of the Globe, Two Volumes in One, New Edition with an Account of Hall's Last Expedition

By Hartwig, Dr. G.; Edited, with Additional Chapters, by Dr. A. H. Guernsey

Guelph, Ontario, Canada: J. W. Lyon, 1875. Oversized hardcover without dust jacket, 811 pages including "---nearly two hundred beautiful illustrations---"[black-and-white drawings];---leather covers worn and rubbed, spine even more so, only some spine lettering still legible, top and bottom of spine backstrip missing, some cracking and looseness evident in binding, but still intact (no loose pages), almost all pages have light foxing, more so on illustration pages and adjacent pages, otherwise clean and unmarked;---overall exterior condition is Fair, interior Good. [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] . Hard Cover. Fair.

$13.50

A Monograph of the Genus Brickellia : Memoirs of the Gray Herbarium of Harvard University, I [Volume 1, Vol. One]

By Robinson, Benjamin Lincoln

Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1917. Oversized hardcover without dust jacket, rubber stamped on "Printed At" page "Issued Feb 3 1917", 151 pages including 96 Figures (black-and-white drawings); pebbled black cloth covers with very bright and clear title and author name in gilt on front cover, book very gently used, gentle corner bumps but hardly a trace of shelf wear, slight grayish tinge to black covers, interior very clean and unmarked (no foxing).. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good.

$300.00

The Black Joke

By Mowat, Farley

Toronto, ON, Canada: McClelland & Stewart, 1973. Trade paperback, later printing, 218 pages including drawings; tiny traces of shelf wear, faded old waterstain to corner of fore and bottom edges without penetration, all pages age toned but otherwise very clean and unmarked, appears unread. See also our other Mowat titles, including the very scarce set Farley Mowat Award-Winning Adventure Stories: Lost in the Barrens, The Curse of the Viking Grave, The Black Joke [boxed set of Children's Classics].. Soft Cover. Very Good ++.

$1.00

Sibir: My Discovery of Siberia
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Sibir: My Discovery of Siberia

By Mowat, Farley

Toronto, ON, Canada: McClelland & Stewart, 1974. Trade paperback, later printing, 313 pages including 3 two-page maps; one spine crease, other tiny traces of shelf and reading wear, edges age toned, five-word ink gift inscription inside front cover, otherwise very clean and unmarked throughout, pages fresh and white. See also our other Mowat titles, including the very scarce set Farley Mowat Award-Winning Adventure Stories: Lost in the Barrens, The Curse of the Viking Grave, The Black Joke [boxed set of Children's Classics].. Soft Cover. Very Good.

$1.48

More Birds of the Day

By Hosking, Eric; Newberry, Cyril

London: Collins, 1946. Hardcover without dust jacket, "second impression April, 1947", 127 pages including many black-and- white photographs; very gently used, only light shelf wear, dust speckle spots to top edge, attractive bookplate of previous owner inside front cover and his tiny ink numeral inside back cover, light foxing to endpapers, otherwise very clean and unmarked. See also our listing for Hosking's The Swallow.. Hard Cover. Very Good.

$3.25

Das Haustierbuch: Vom Wesen, der Schönheit und dem Nutzen unserer Tier-Kameraden

By Eipper, Paul

Berlin, Germany: Deutsche Buch-Gemeinschaft, 1938. Oversized hardcover without dust jacket, 237 pages including many black-and-white photograph throughout (on every page);---text in German;---laid in is what appears to be an original 25x30 cm photograph of the author with two horses;---very gently used, only very light shelf and reading wear, tight in binding, tiny bookplate inside front cover designed by previous owner (Dutch-Canadian silhouette artist and graphic designer Hans-Detlev Voss who still lived and worked in The Netherlands during the 1930s/1940s; this is his personal copy acquired from his estate) and his tiny ink numeral inside back cover, some light foxing to covers and endpapers, interior otherwise very clean and unmarked, pages remarkably fresh and white. [this copy priced low, priced to go as bookseller is nearing retirement] Check all of our German language books by using the Keywords "text in German". . Hard Cover. Very Good ++.

$3.75

Folk Medicine: A Famous Doctor's Guide to Folk Medicine Practices of Vermont- The Nature Secrets of Honey, Apple Cider, Vinegar and Foods for Health

By D. C. Jarvis M.D.

New York: Fawcett Crest, 1968. Mass market paperback, later printing, 192 pages; tiny traces of shelf wear, tiny name/address label on first page, but very tight in binding, very gently read, if at all, very clean and unmarked. . Soft Cover. Very Good ++.

$1.95

A Field Guide to the Birds of Mexico (including all birds occurring from the northern border of Mexico to the southern border of Nicaragua) [and Adjacent Areas: Belize, Guatemala, and El Salvador]

By Edwards, Ernest P.

Sweet Briair, Virginia, USA : Self Published by Ernest P. Edwards, 1972. Trade paperback, vi + 300 pages, plus a section of full colour illustrations; very gently used, only tiny traces of shelf and reading wear including top edge dust speckling, but spine and covers flat/uncreased, one-word ink name, but all text pages very clean and unmarked, fresh and white. . First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good ++.

$3.75

Fisherman's Progress

By Bashford, H. H

London: Constable and Company, 1946. Hardcover with unclipped dust jacket, 122 pages, plus black-and-white photographs; book has tiny traces of shelf wear, spine silver gilt lettering very bright and clear, tight in binding, very gently used, but there is an ink signature/address on the free front endpaper, pencil marks in the outer margins of about twenty-four pages (probably eraseable, at your discretion), old clear tape repairs to tear on page 115, all pages otherwise very clean and unmarked; DJ rubbed and chipped at edges, particularly hinge ends, several tiny tears, spine age darkened [this copy priced low, priced to go as bookseller is nearing retirement] See also our listings for Izaak Walton's classic The Compleat Angler, or, The Contemplative Man's Recreation.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good -/Good.

$1.98

Foliage Birds: Australian Birds and Their Favoured Plants

By George Martin Adams

Frenchs Forest, Sydney, Australia: A. H. & A. W. Reed, 1981. Oversized hardcover with dust jacket, 112 pages including a detailed black-and-white drawing of each bird and its favourite plant, and a full colour photograph of each; light rubbing and bumping to cover edges, but very gently used, tight in binding, ink signature/date, otherwise very clean and unmarked; DJ bumped along edges, chipped with several tiny tears to top hinges.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good.

$6.50

The Bird-Finding Guide to Canada

By J. C. Finlay (Editor)

Edmonton, Alberta: Hurtig Publishers, 1984. Trade paperback, 387 pages; creases and bumps to corners, other very tiny traces of shelf wear, but spine flat/uncreased, very clean and unmarked throughout, text pages fresh and white. See also our listings for The Bird-Finding Guide to Canada, and for. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good.

$3.25

The Swallow

By Hosking, Eric; Newberry, Cyril

London: Collins, 1946. Hardcover without dust jacket, "second impression April, 1947", 60 pages including maps, plus black-and- white illustrations; very gently used, only light shelf wear, dust speckle spots to top edge, attractive bookplate of previous owner inside front cover and his tiny ink numeral inside back cover, otherwise very clean and unmarked. See also our listing for Hosking's More Birds of the Day.. Hard Cover. Very Good.

$1.75

Frederick Street: Life and Death on Canada's Love Canal

By Barlow, Maude; May, Elizabeth

Toronto: HarperCollins, 2000. Hardcover with unclipped dust jacket, xii + 227 pages including map, plus black-and-white photographs; very clean and unmarked unread condition, DJ in new mylar protector. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine.

$2.25

The Well-Tempered House: Energy-Efficient Building for Cold Climates

By Argue, Robert; Marshall, Brian

Toronto: Renewable Energy in Canada, 1980. Oblong softcover, 218 pages, extensively illustrated by black-and-white photographs and drawings; just a hint of rubbing to exterior edges, ink signature/date inside front cover, otherwise very gently used, if at all, very clean and unmarked, almost as new. See also our listings for Argue's very scarce The Super-Insulated Retrofit Book: A Homeowner's Guide to Energy-Efficient Renovation, and for Michael Reynolds' A Coming of Wizards.. First Printing. Soft Cover. Very Good ++.

$13.30

The White Puma: A Novel
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The White Puma: A Novel

By Lawrence, R. D.

New York: Henry Holt, 1990. Hardcover with price clipped dust jacket, 329 pages;---signed in full by Lawrence on the title page;--- very gently read, if at all, only tiny traces of shelf wear, lengthy ink gift inscription on free front endpaper, otherwise very clean and unmarked; DJ gently bumped, but no chips or tears.. Signed by Author. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good ++.

$20.00

Nature in Britain (Britain in Pictures)

By Turner, W. J. (Editor); Introduction by Geoffrey Grigson

London: Collins, 1946. Hardcover without dust jacket, 324 pages with "48 plates in colour and 132 illustrations in black & white"; very gently used, hardly a trace of shelf wear, foxing to spine and page edges without page penetration, attractive bookplate of previous owner inside front cover and his tiny ink numeral inside back cover, otherwise very clean and unmarked. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good.

$3.25

The North Runner
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The North Runner

By Lawrence, R. D.

New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1979. Hardcover with price clipped dust jacket, 287 pages, plus two maps; inscribed and signed in full by Lawrence on the half title page; very gently used, only tiny traces of shelf wear, faint finger smudges or very pale staining to fore edge, otherwise very clean and unmarked (other than the author's inscription), but buyer beware, the binding is unusually fragile with cracks starting at pages 94/95, 126/127, and 194/195, open and read with caution; DJ has several tiny chips/tears, one large chip at back top.. Signed by Author. First Edition. Hard Cover. Good/Good.

$15.00

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