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The Pursuit of Paradise: A Social History of Gardens and Gardening

by Brown, Jane

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Eric James
Published
1999
Condition
Fine
ISBN
9780002558440
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$13.00

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London: HarperCollins, 1999. Hardcover with unclipped dust jacket, second printing, xvii + 377 pages including drawings, plus separate sections of full colour and black-and-white illustrations. For something completely different, see also our listing for Canada's best gardening book, Practical Guide to Gardening in Canada: A Definitive Illustrated Manual… Read more
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A Kind of Justice: Two Studies in Treason

by Thomson, George Malcolm

Seller
Eric James
Published
1970
Condition
Very Good ++
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780091029500
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$5.50

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London, United Kingdom: Hutchinson, 1970. Hardcover with unclipped dust jacket, xvi + 220 pages including a house plan and a map, plus several black-and-ahite illustrations; very gently used, not a trace of ahelf wear other than gentle bumps to spine ends, very clean and unmarked throughout; DJ gently rumpled along edges, to immeasurably tiny… Read more
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The Great Port: A Passage Through New York

by Morris, James

Seller
Eric James
Published
1970
Condition
Very Good ++
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780571094462
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$11.00

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London: Faber, 1970. Hardcover with unclipped dust jacket, 223 pages, plus black-and-white photographs, endpaper maps; very gently used, hardly a trace of shelf wear other than gentle bumps to spine ends, very clean and unmarked throughout; DJ has one short tear,one long tear, one long chip, all on… Read more
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Speels ABC Der Nederlanden, Boekenweekgeschenk 1962

by Samengesteld door G. Borgers, Karel Jonckheere, Chr. Leeflang & Aldert Witte,

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Eric James
Published
1962
Condition
Very Good -
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$4.50

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Vereeniging ter bevordering van de Belangen des Boekhandels; Commissie voor de Collectieve Propaganda van het Nederlandse Boek, 1962. Square softcover, unpaginated, but approximately 65/75 pages including black-and-white (and a few full colour) illustrations throughout;--- text in Dutch;---covers rubbed, bumped and creased, spine creased, but overall gently used, previous owner's professionally designed (by owner) bookplate… Read more
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Shaker Architecture

by Schiffer, Herbert F (compiled by)

Seller
Eric James
Published
1979
Condition
Very Good -
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780916838256
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$10.50

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Exton, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.: Schiffer Publishing, 1979. Oversized hardcover with dust jacket, 190 pages including full page map and hundreds of black-and-white illustrations including building plans; only light shelf wear to cover corners and spine ends, spine very slanted, otherwise gently used, very clean and unmarked throughout, pages fresh and white; … Read more
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A Gallery of Great Paintings

by Lucas, Daphne

Seller
Eric James
Published
1975
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780600361626
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$9.50

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London: Hamlyn, 1975. Oversized hardcover with unclipped dust jacket, 128 pages including "almost 100 illustrations in colour"; light shelf wear to bottom cover edges, discolouration to about 10-20% of top and bottom of both covers, probably sun fading as no waterstaining is evident, interior very clean and unmarked,… Read more
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Selected Writings of Alexandra Kollontai

by Kollontai, Alexandra; Translated with an introduction and commentaries by Alix Holt

Seller
Eric James
Published
1977
Condition
Very Good ++
Edition
First American Edition
ISBN
9780882080925
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$13.00

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Westport, Connecticut, U.S.A.: Laurence Hill and Company, 1977. Hardcover with unclipped dust jacket, 335 page; very gently used, tight in binding, not a trace of shelf wear other than gentle bumps to spine ends, pages age toned but very clean and unmarked; DJ has several tiny chips and tears, sun faded, … Read more
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Laboring Classes and Dangerous Classes in Paris During the First Half of the Nineteenth [19th] Century

by Chevalier, Louis

Seller
Eric James
Published
1981
Condition
Very Good ++
Edition
First Thus
ISBN
9780691007830
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$13.00

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Princeton, NJ, U.S.A.: Princeton University Press, 1981. Trade paperback, viii + 505 pages; light bumps/creases to corners, other tiny traces of shelf wear, but spine flat/uncreased, tight in binding, very gently read, if at all, very clean and unmarked throughout.. First Thus. Soft Cover. Very Good ++.
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A Lexicon of Terror: Argentina and the Legacies of Torture

by Feitlowitz, Marguerite

Seller
Eric James
Published
1999
Condition
Fine
ISBN
9780195134162
Item Price
$4.75

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London: Oxford University Press, 1999. Trade paperback, second printing, xvii + 302 pages; very clean and unmarked unread condition.. Soft Cover. Fine.
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Mussolini and Fascist Italy (Lancaster pamphlets)

by Blinkhorn, Martin

Seller
Eric James
Published
1984
Condition
Very Good -
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780416360202
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$5.50

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London: Methuen, 1984. Trade paperback, xv + 47 pages including two maps; appears unread, not a trace of shelf wear, spine and covers flat/uncreased, pages age toned but unmarked, flawed only by two faded old drop stains to bottom edge with penetration to the bottom margins of about 10-15 pages to varying degrees (no… Read more
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Montgomery

by Moorehead, Alan

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Eric James
Published
1958
Condition
Good
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$4.50

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London, United Kingdom: Four Square Books, 1958. Mass market paperback, third (1963) printing thus, 248 pages including maps; spine heavily creased and slanted but still very tight in binding, very clean and unmarked throughout. … Read more
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The Will of Benjamin Franklin 1757 : Now Reproduced in Facsimile Together with an Introduction by Carl Van Doren

by Franklin, Benjamin

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Eric James
Published
1949
Condition
Very Good
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$2.95

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.: The Franklin Institute of the State of Pennsylvania, 1949. Stapled paperback pamphlet, 16 pages, plus the foldout halograph facsimile reproduction of the handwritten will; very gently used, green cover, slightly larger than the text block, accordingly bumped and creased along edges, two very tiny tears to front top, light crease to… Read more
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The Museum Age

by Bazin, Germain

Seller
Eric James
Published
1967
Condition
Very Good ++
Edition
First American Edition
Item Price
$28.00

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New York: Universe Books, 1967. Oversized hardcover with unclipped dust jacket, 302 pages including "47 full-page color reproductions---94 illustrations in black & white"; book very gently used, just a hint of shelf wear including gentle bumps to spine ends, traces of dust speckling… Read more
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Great Palaces

by Sitwell, Sacheverell

Seller
Eric James
Published
1969
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Thus
ISBN
9780600016823
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$9.50

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London, United Kingdom: Spring Books, 1969. Oversized hardcover with price clippecd dust jacket, 288 pages including "54 full colour illustrations and 412 in black and white"; book has only very tiny traces of shelf wear to covers, very gently used, tight in binding, clean and unmarked throughout; … Read more
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Prince of Darkness : Antichrist and the New World Order

by Jeffrey, Grant R.

Seller
Eric James
Published
1995
Condition
Very Good -
ISBN
9780553562231
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$4.95

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New York / Toronto: Bantam Books, 1995. Mass market paperback, later printing, 355 pages, plus black-and-white illustrations; spine creased and slightly concaved, but still tight in binding, otherwise gently used, not abused, covers flat/uncreased, very clean and unmarked throughout. . Soft Cover. Very Good -.
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Korea: Canada's Forgotten War

by Melady, John

Seller
Eric James
Published
1983
Condition
Very Good
ISBN
9780771597800
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$10.50

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Toronto: Macmillan of Canada, 1983. Hardcover with dust jacket, second (1983) printing, viii + 210 pages, plus black-and-white illustrations, four different endpaper maps; very gently used, not a trace of shelf wear other than gentle bumps to spine ends, ink signature/date on half title page and again! on Contents page, one place name in… Read more
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Toronto, Ontario, Canada: University of Toronto Press, 1967. Trade paperback, xii + 282 pages including many black-and-white illustrations throughout; cream-coloured covers age toned and lightly soiled including cup ring stains, corners bumped, spine creased including one heavy, book opens flat at pages 130/131, but interior clean and unmarked, pages surprisingly fresh and white; overall… Read more
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$3.95
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The Fourth Man : The Definitive Account of Kim Philby, Guy Burgess, and Donald Maclean and Who Recruited Them to Spy for Russia

by Boyle, Andrew

Seller
Eric James
Published
1979
Condition
Very Good ++
Edition
First American Edition
Item Price
$9.50

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New York: The Dial Press, 1979. Hardcover with price clipped dust jacket, 504 pages, plus full wraparound band "This book forced the Prime Minister---"; book very gently read, tight in binding, hardly a trace of shelf wear other than gentle bumps to spine ends, very clean and unmarked throughout, pages fresh and white; DJ… Read more
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The Longest War: Israel in Lebanon

by Timerman, Jacobo

Seller
Eric James
Published
1982
Condition
Very Good ++
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780394530222
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$4.50

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New York: Alfred A Knopf, 1982. Hardcover with unclipped dust jacket, 167 pages; very gently used, not a trace of shelf wear, two lines of writing in ink inside front cover and on facing free front endpaper, "Sunday, June 6, 1982." underlined in red ink on page 1, otherwise very clean and unmarked… Read more
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Railways of Canada, Revised and Updated

by Lotz, Jim; McKenzie, Keith

Seller
Eric James
Published
1990
Condition
Very Good ++
ISBN
9780861244904
Item Price
$7.50

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London: Bison, 1990. Oversized hardcover with dust jacket, 256 pages including "with over 300 black and white and color illustrations"; book very gently used, tight in binding, gentle bump to spine bottom with a trace of shelf wear also to spine bottom, very clean and unmarked throughout, pages fresh and white;… Read more
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