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Use of Lateral Thinking

By De Bono, Edward

London: Jonathan Cape, 1967. Hardcover in price clipped dust jacket, 136 pages; elegant book in royal blue cloth with very bright gilt lettering to spine, not a hint of shelf wear, very gently read, ink signature on free front endaper and review slip of the Canadian distributor Clarke, Irwin, otherwise very clean and unmarked throughout; DJ gently bumped, a few immeasurably tiny chips, one short tear, noe in new mylar protector. See also our listings for De Bono's Lateral Thinking : A Textbook of Creativity, and for P. E. Vernon's Creativity : Select Readings (Penguin modern education psychology readings). . Hard Cover. Very Good ++/Very Good -.

$5.50

Beyond the Barrier with Byrd: An Authentic Story of the Byrd Antarctic Exploring Expedition

By Adams, Lieutenant Harry

Chicago: M. A. Donohue, 1932. Hardcover without dust jacket, 253 pages, plus black-and-white illustrations; very gently used, only very light shelf wear to cover corners and spine ends, tight in binding, very clean and unmarked throughout. See also our listing for Edward Evans's South with Scott.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good.

$9.50

The Old Régime [Regime] in Canada: France and England in North America, Part Fourth , Centenary Edition

By Parkman, Francis

Boston: Little, Brown, 1924. Dark blue cloth hardcover without dust jacket, xix + 2-page map + 559 pages; light shelf wear to cover corners, edges and spine ends, glued spine label partially rubbed away, library letters/numerals at spine bottom, but very gently used, tight in binding, presentation bookplate inside front cover, previous owner's embossed stamp on title page, otherwise very clean and unmarked, no other library marks, no foxing. . Hard Cover. Very Good +.

$8.50

2 Books: Essays or Counsels Civil and Moral of Francis Bacon , and Washington Irving's Sketch Book [Macmillan's Pocket American and English Classics]

By Bacon, Francis; Irving, Washington

New York: Macmillan Two pocket-sized hardcovers, same size but with different covers; Bacon's Essays, 1905, later (1919) printing, plain brown cloth covers with bright and clear gilt lettering on front cover, lxxi + 318 pages; light shelf wear to corner tips and spine ends, crease down centre of both covers, otherwise gently used, tight in binding, ink signature on free front endpaper and scattered ink notattions and/or underlinings on approximately 12-15 pages, otherwise very very clean and unmarked, no foxing, overall Very Good - condition;---Irving's Sketch Book, 1900, later (1914) printing, green cloth covers with a plain back cover but an elaborate decorative motif covering the front cover, xxv + 371 pages; light shelf wear to corner tips and spine ends, faded pale old waterstaining to back cover, otherwise gently used, tight in binding, scattered ilight pencil markings on approximately 115-20 pages, otherwise very very clean and unmarked, no foxing, also overall Very Good - condition. . Hard Cover.

$5.50

Tom Corbett, Space Cadet: The Space Pioneers

By Rockwell, Carey

New York: Grosset and Dunlap, 1953. Hardcover with dust jacket, later undated printing, 210 pages including illustrations throughout, seven full page; gentle bumps to spine ends, book otherwise appears in very clean and unmarked unread condition, pages fresh and white; DJ has numerous very tiny chips, two short tears, but both pictorials bright and colourful, spine not faded, now in new mylar protector. See also our listing for Tom Corbett, Space Cadet: On the Trail of the Space Pirates.. Hard Cover. Fine/Very Good -.

$13.00

Wake-Robin

By Burroughs, John

Edinburgh, Scotland: David Douglas, 1909. Small brown cloth hardcover with bright top edge gilt and faded but still legible spine gilt lettering and decoration, 312 pages, plus many pages of ads for other books; very gently used, only very light shelf wear to cover corners, edges and spine ends, old waterstaining to front cover (none inside), tight in binding, interior very clean and unmarked (no foxing). . Hard Cover. Very Good -.

$4.35

Lullaby-Land; Songs of Childhood, Selected by Kenneth Grahame and Illustrated by Charles Robinson

By Field, Eugene; Selected by Kenneth Grahame and Illustrated by Charles Robinson

Toronto, Ontario, Canada: George N. Morang, 1900. Forest green cloth hardcover with gilt top edge, very bright and clear gilt lettering and decoration to front cover (same somewhat faded on back cover and spine), 229 pages including black-and-white drawings on almost every page; light to moderate shelf wear to cover edges, corners and spine ends, binding has been crudely but effectively reglued, text block now tight in binding but remaining fragile, all pages rough cut (edges untrimmed) and uneven (probably due to previous amateurish regluing), several pages have tears to the fore edge, rubber stamp of a school board noted in the margins of three pages (none of the usual library markings present), otherwise clean and unmarked. . Hard Cover. Fair.

$8.50

Aunt Bee's Mayberry Cookbook [The Andy Griffith Show]
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Aunt Bee's Mayberry Cookbook [The Andy Griffith Show]

By Ken Beck; Jim Clark

Nashville, Tennessee, U.S.A.: Rutledge Hill Press, 1991. Trade paperback with stay flat spiral binding, later printing, 244 pages including black-and-white photographs; very gently used, very clean and unmarked except for light butter-finger stains in the margins of two pages.. Soft Cover. Very Good ++.

$3.95

The Diving-Bell and the Butterfly : A Memoir of Life in Death [First Edition, First Printing]

By Bauby, Jean-Dominique

London, United Kingdom: Fourth Estate, 1997. AS NEW hardcover with unclipped dust jacket, 139 pages; very clean and unmarked unread condition. . First British Edition. Hard Cover. As New/As New.

$9.50

Ernst Joesaar : Skulptuur maal Joonistus

Stockholm, Sweden: Valis-Eest, 1975. Trade paperback, 25 pages of text in English, Swedish and/or Estonian; plus approximately 120 black-and-white photographs with facing captions again in English and Swedish; tiny traces of shelf wear to covers, spine sun faded, but very gently used,very clean and unmarked throughout.. Soft Cover. Very Good ++.

$20.00

An Unfinished Woman: A Memoir [First Edition, First Printing]

By Hellman, Lillian

Boston: Little Brown, 1969. Hardcover with price clipped dust jacket, 280 pages, plus black-and-white illustrations; DJ bumped, several chips, two short tears, now in new mylar protector. PLEASE NOTE: the Stock Image provided by next to my listing is of another copy of this book, NOT my copy, and shows a DJ in far worse condition than mine.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Good.

$8.50

Ways of Escape [True First Edition, First Printing]

By Greene, Graham

Toronto: Lester & Orpen Dennys, 1980. Hardcover with unclipped dust jacket, 266 pages; DJ has one short tear to back flap hinge top.. First Canadian Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Very Good.

$8.50

The Quiet Canadian: The Secret Service Story of Sir William Stephenson (Intrepid)

By Hyde, H. Montgomery

London: Hamish Hamilton, 1962. Hardcover with unclipped dust jacket, "Fifth Impression December, 1962", xii + 255 pages, plus black-and-white illustrations; very gently used other than the gentlest of bumps to spine ends, tiny ink signature on free front endpaper, otherwise very clean and unmarked throughout; DJ has several very tiny chips, one short tear to the front top hinge flap, now in new mylar protector. See also our listings for Hyde's Room 3603: The Incredible True Story of Secret Intelligence Operations During World War II, and for William Stevenson's Intrepid's Last Case: The Super Spy Who Helped Defeat the Nazis Now Takes on the KGB.. Hard Cover. Very Good ++/Very Good -.

$10.00

Fellini's Satyricon

By Fellini, Federico; Edited by Dario Zanelli and Translated by Eugene Walter and John Matthews

New York: Ballantine Books, 1970. Trade paperback, 280 pages, plus a section of 104 photographs in black-and white and full colour; gently used except for heavy creases down the centre of the spine in the section of photographs resulting in one being loose, blacked out name inside front cover, otherwise very clean and unmarked.. First American Edition. Soft Cover. Good.

$7.50

My Other Life

By Theroux, Paul

Toronto, Ontario, Canada: McClelland & Stewart, 1996. Hardcover with unclipped dust jacket, 456 pages; tiny traces of shelf wear to book and DJ, but very gently read, if at all, very clean and unmarked.. First Canadian Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good ++/Very Good ++.

$8.50

Wittgenstein's Mistress (Second paperback edition (with  afterword ), May 1995)
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Wittgenstein's Mistress (Second paperback edition (with afterword ), May 1995)

By Markson, David

Chicago: Dalkey Archive Press, 2006. Trade paperback, later (2002) printing thus, 248 pages; very tiny traces of shelf wear, very clean and unmarked except for pale pencil lines in outer margins of about 20-30 pages. . Soft Cover. Very Good.

$4.80

Who took Toby Rinaldi?
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Who took Toby Rinaldi?

By Mcdonald, Gregory

New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1980. Hardcover with price clipped dust jacket, 264 pages; book very gently read, if at all; DJ has several holes rubbed through along both flap hinges (or possibly chewed by a pesky parakeet? a bad budgie? a malnourished mouse?), and one short tear. See also our listing for 3 from Vintage Crime/Black Lizard: Flynn, Fletch and the Widow Bradley, and Fletch, Too . First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Very Good -.

$6.25

Master of the Forge : A West African Odyssey

By Harold Courlander

New York: Crown Publishers, 1985. Hardcover with unclipped dust jacket, vi + 210 pages; light shelf wear and bumping to covers, otherwise gently used, all pages very clean and unmarked, fresh and white; DJ bumped, several tiny chips, two short tears. PLEASE NOTE: the Stock Image provided by next to my listing is of another edition or printing of this book, NOT my copy. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good -/Good.

$8.50

Down to the Sea: An original adventure story based on the explorations of Simon Fraser

By Klinck, G. A.

Toronto: Pocket Books Canada, 1968. Mass market paperback, second (1968) printing, 143 pages; price sticker on front cover, otherwise in very clean and unmarked unread condition. . Paperback Original. Soft Cover. Fine.

$1.00

Target Tokyo: The Halsey-Doolittle Raid

By Merrill, James M.

New York: Popular Library, 1964. Mass market paperback, 160 pages; spine creased and slanted, ink name, some light foxing to a few pages, otherwise clean and unmarked. See also our listings for Merrill`s scarce Uncommon Valor: The Exciting Story of the [US American] Army by the Men Who Served. . Soft Cover. Good.

$1.00

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