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A Book of India [An Anthology of Prose & Poetry from the Indian Sub-Continent] [Advanced Reading Copy]

By Pandey, B.N.

London , United Kingdom: William Collins, 1965. Unique thus, mass market paperback "Advance Sewn Copies" Advanced Reading Copy, 384 pages, in plain brown covers with the title/author details on a label glued to the front cover, and lacking the illustrations; spine creased, otherwise very gently used, ink gift inscription on half title page, otherwise very clean and unmarked throughout. See also our listing for Gayatri Devi of Jaipur's A Princess Remembers: Memoirs of the Maharani of Jaipur.. Soft Cover. Very Good ++. Advanced Reading Copy (ARC).

$1.98

131 Best Stories : A Collection from the Writings of the Masters of the Literatures of Many Countries---Presenting Complete Stories and Essays from Aesop to Dostoevski

By Jones, Llewellyn (Editor)

Chicago: Reilly & Lee, 1929. Oversized hardcover in green cloth with faded but legible gilt lettering on spine, without dust jacket, 1278 pages; light cover edge wear, faded old waterstaining or scuffing to front cover, ink signature dated "1933 Los Angeles ", otherwise very clean and unmarked throughout, tight in binding, text pages fresh and white.. Hard Cover. Very Good.

$25.00

Aesthetics : An Oxford Reader
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Aesthetics : An Oxford Reader

By Feagin, Susan; Maynard, Patrick (Editors)

Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press, 1997. Trade paperback, vii + 418 pages including black-and-white illustrations; very gently read ex-college library copy with spine label, another label and issue slip (showing only three issues) on half title page, all other pages very clean and unmarked, fresh and white, but in mail transit to me this copy sustained a severe blow to the bottom outside corner resulting in a bump crease to both covers and the corner margins of every page without affect on the text. See also our listing for Anne Sheppard's Aesthetics.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good -.

$16.00

Russian and Eastern European Literature

By Miller, James E.; O'Neal, Robert; McDonnell, Helen M.

Glenview, Illinois: Scott Foresman, 1970. Trade paperback, 1976 printing, 414 pages; light shelf wear, otherwise in very clean and unmarked unread condition.. Soft Cover. Fine.

$1.98

Things as They Are?
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Things as They Are?

By Vanderhaeghe, Guy

Toronto, ON, Canada: McClelland & Stewart, 1993. Trade paperback with French flaps, 249 pages; very clean and unmarked, very gently read, if at all. .. First Edition. Soft Cover. Fine.

$2.48

A Book of Gardens [Margaret Waterfield]

By Illustrated in colour by Margaret H. Waterfield; With decorations by A. W. Graham Brown; Selected and edited by Alfred H. Hyatt

Edinburgh and London: T. N. Foulis Green cloth hardcover without dust jacket, undated (c1910), 131 pages, plus small tipped-in watercolour illustrations, silk tassel bookmark;---top edge gilt bright, spine sun faded, cover corners and spine ends bumped, but tight in binding, very gently read, if at all, numerous pages still uncut, very clean and unmarked throughout. See also our listing for Jennifer Davies' The Victorian Flower Garden.. Hard Cover. Very Good -.

$6.00

The Poems and Plays of Oliver Goldsmith with the Addition of the Vicar of Wakefield, Memoir, Etc.

By Goldsmith, Oliver

London: Frederick Warne Hardcover without dust jacket, undated (c1875/1890), 482 pages: intact and complete, but cover corners and spine ends bumped and worn, previous owner's ink address/date and embossed stamp on half title page, some looseness developing, scattered light foxing, but text pages otherwise clean and unmarked. See also our other Goldsmith listings.. Hard Cover. Fair.

$3.25

In the Country: 250 years of country life in paintings, prose and poetry

By Buckle, Eileen; Lord, Derek

London: New English Library, 1979. Oversized hardcover with unclipped dust jacket, 192 pages including many illustrations in full colour and black-and-white; hardly a trace of shelf or reading wear, very clean and unmarked, but spine is slightly slanted; DJ spine sun faded, now in new mylar protector. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good.

$3.25

Doubles, Dummies and Dolls: 21 Terror Tales of Replication
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Doubles, Dummies and Dolls: 21 Terror Tales of Replication

By Wolf, Leonard (Edited and with an Introduction by)

New York: Newmarket Press, 1995. Trade paperback, xii + 209 pages; very gently used, very clean and unmarked.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good ++.

$1.80

Violets and Vinegar: An Anthology of Women's Writings and Sayings

By Cooper, Jilly; Hartman, Tom

London, United Kingdom: George Allen & Unwin, 1980. Hardcover with unclipped dust jacket, 231 pages; striking book in maroon cloth with very bright and clear gilt spine lettering, gentle bumps to spine ends, very gently used, tight in binding, very clean and unmarked; DJ gently bumped along edges, one immeasurably tiny chip. See also our other Jilly Cooper titles.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Very Good ++.

$3.25

De Schoonheid van ons Land Drie Steden (Deel II: Amsterdam; Deel V: De Residente; Deel VI: Rotterdam)

By Tekst van Dr. F. H. Fischer; Fotografie van Karel Kleijn en Anderen

Amsterdam, Netherlands: Uitgeverij Contact Oversized hardcover without dust jacket, comprising Deel II: Amsterdam; Deel V: De Residente; Deel VI: Rotterdam, undated (except Deels V and VI, copyright 1938, but many of the photographs appear to be 1950s/1960s postwar reconstruction);--- Amsterdam, 11 pages (numbered IX-XX), plus 64 photographs; De Residente, 27 pages (numbered V-XXXII), plus 32 photographs; Rotterdam, 20 pages (numbered VII-XXVII), plus 48 photographs (about 63 pages in all, 144 photographs, plus a few other illustrations);--- text in Dutch;---only very light shelf wear and bumping to covers, but covers foxed, spine age darkened, still tight in binding but looseness evident (slight cracking between some pages), light foxing inside covers and an adjacent page or two, but beautiful cream-coloured text pages very clean and unmarked, photographic paper page margins very fresh and white;---tiny bookplate inside front cover 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) and his tiny ink numeral inside back cover;---laid in is an original black-and-white photograph of an urban three-storey home with massive wartime damage. See also our listing for De Schoonheid van ons Land I Het Landschap, or check all of our Dutch language books by using the Keywords "text in Dutch". . Hard Cover. Good.

$25.00

Het paard in de Kunst: Van den praehistorischen tot den tegenwoordigen Tijd

By Heerdt, M. J. Bsse Van

Haarlem, Netherlands: Uitgeverij Ruijgrok Oversized hardcover without dust jacket, undated (c1940s), 302 pages including many black-and-white illustrations;---text in Dutch;---light shelf wear, rubbing and bumping to covers, spine slanted and age darkened, tiny bookplate inside front cover 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) and his tiny ink numeral inside back cover, but text block intact and tight, text pages very clean and unmarked, fresh and white. Check all of our Dutch language books by using the Keywords "text in Dutch". "Geheel herziene en vermeerderde Uitgave---Gedichten van verschillende Nederlandse dichters". Hard Cover. Very Good.

$20.00

De Schoonheid van ons Land I [1] Het Landschap

Amsterdam, Netherlands: Uitgeverij Contact, 1941. Oversized hardcover without dust jacket, 148 pages including maps, plus 184 black-and-white photographs;---text in Dutch;---only very light shelf wear and bumping to covers, text pages clean and unmarked by humans, but all are moderately foxed (photographic paper pages not foxed, margins around photographs fresh and white). "Geheel herziene en vermeerderde Uitgave---Gedichten van verschillende Nederlandse dichters" See also our listing for De Schoonheid van ons Land Drie Steden, or check all of our Dutch language books by using the Keywords "text in Dutch". . Hard Cover. Good.

$3.75

The New Quarterly, [New Directions in Canadian Writing] Volume III, Number 2, Summer 1983

Waterloo, Ontario, Canada: University of Waterloo Department of English, 1993. Stapled paperback, 64 pages; traces of light soiling to covers, creases to centres of both covers, otherwise very gently used, all pages fresh and white, very clean and unmarked. . Soft Cover. Very Good ++.

$5.00

The Peacock's Tale

By Edited by Bryan Sutherland

Brampton, Ontario, Canada: Brampton writers' Workshop, 1973. Trade paperback with stay-flat plastic spiral binding, 63 pages,just a hint of soiling to back cover, otherwise very gently used, very clean and unmarked.. Soft Cover. Very Good ++.

$1.25

Life Notes  Personal Writings by Contemporary Black Women
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Life Notes Personal Writings by Contemporary Black Women

By Bell Scott, Patricia (Edited and with an Iintroduction by)

New York: W W Norton, 1994. Hardcover with unclipped dust jacket, 429 pages; very light traces of shelf wear, but very gently read, if at all, very clean and unmarked. See also our listing for Modern American Memoirs.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine.

$1.95

DESCANT XXXIX [39] Volume 14, Number 1, Winter 1982 : Dennis Lee Special Issue

By Mulhallen, Karen (Editor)

Toronto: Descant Arts and Letters Foundation, 1982. Trade paperback, 247 pages including black-and-white illustrations; tiny traces of shelf wear, but very gently read, if at all, very clean and unmarked.. Soft Cover. Very Good ++.

$6.50

Writ 23/24 1991-92

By K.D. Miller

Innis College, University of Toronto Trade paperback, 96 pages; includes the K.D. Miller story "A Litany in Time of Plague"; interior essentially as new, white covers slightly age toned... Soft Cover. Very Good ++.

$20.00

Canadian Fiction Magazine No. 60

By Hancock, Geoffrey (Editor); King, Thomas (Guest Editor)

Kingston, Ontario, Canada: Canadian Fiction Magazine, 1987. Trade paperback, 171 pages; tiny traces of shelf wear, otherwise almost as new.. Soft Cover. Very Good ++.

$3.00

Writ 22 1990

By Lawrence Hill

Innis College, University of Toronto Trade paperback, 94 pages; includes the Lawrence Hill story "Taming the Traitor"; essentially as new, blistering white covers.. Soft Cover. Fine.

$25.00

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