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Hans Andersen's Fairy Tales

By Hans Andersen

London, UK: The Folio Society. As New in Fine dust jacket. 1995. Eleventh Printing. Hardcover. Folio Society, hardcover in slipcase. 2003 - 11th printing of 1995 original. Excellent, near new condition. Red cloth hardcover with gilt decoration is clean and unmarked, with no visible wear. Red slipcase has very minor scuffing. Sixteen colour plates and numerous b/w illustrations by W. Heath Robinson. English language version of the noted Danish authors most beloved tales. 17 stories, including The Marsh King's Daughter; Tommelise; The Snow Queen; The Little Mermaid; The Nightingale; The Emperor's New Cothes and others. Originally published by Constable & Co. In 1913. (1340-11-18) ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 289 pages .


The Folio Book of Christmas Crime Stories

By Various Authors

London, UK: The Folio Society. As New in Fine+ dust jacket. 2004. Hardcover. 9782846342759 . Folio 2004, 1st in this edition. Hardcover in slipcase. Excellent, near new condition. Hardcover with illustrated boards is clean and unmarked, no visible wear. Dark blue slipcase has at most very light scuffing. Fifteen colour illustrations by Michael Foreman. A delightful anthology of Christmas crime stories including authors Agatha Christie, Colin Dexter, Ellis Peters, Edward D. Hoch, Ngaio Marsh, Arthur Conan Doyle, Sara Paretsky, P. D. James and others. (918-11-18) ; 8vo .


American Short Stories of the Nineteenth Century
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American Short Stories of the Nineteenth Century

By Various Authors, John Cournos (Introduction)

London - New York: Dent Everyman's Library / Dutton. Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket. 1974. Hardcover. 0460008404 . HC/DJ - near fine/very good. Number 840 of the Everyman's Library Series. 1974 reprint of the 1930 original. 12mo (7.5 in. Tall). Hardcover is clean with slight bumping/wear to spine ends and bottom corners. Pages are clean and intact, with no markings. Dustjacket has light edgewear/minor rubbing, a few tiny edge tears, age tanning, one tiny peel on rear and front flap price clipped. (298noto,0315) ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 372 pages .


Lives Touch

By Ellis Ovesen

Winona, MN: St. Mary's College Press. Very Good. 1973. First Edition. Softcover. Pages all clean and unmarked other that St. Mary's Press stamp on first page. Cover has some age tanning, light soiling, a little moreso to rear) and light edge/corner wear. B/w illustrations by Pat Silver. A lovely illustrated book of poetry. (185os,0514); 8vo 8" - 9" tall .


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By Matyas, Stephen M.; Jr.

VA: Stephen M. Matyas; Jr.. New. 2009. First Edition. Hardcover. 9780615293134 . New book, clean, with no markings, a little bumping to spine ends, no jacket as issued. A checklist of books, pamphlets, and periodicals, printing the U. S. Declaration of Independence, 1776-1825. With an appendix of American newspapers printing the Declaration of Independence. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; (*Note - due to heavy weight, extra postage will be required) [1138] .


THE BEDSIDE GUARDIAN 34 A Selection from the Guardian 1984-5
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THE BEDSIDE GUARDIAN 34 A Selection from the Guardian 1984-5

By Melly, George

London: Collins. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 1985. First Edition. Hardcover. 0002175215 . HC/DJ - near fine. Very nice condition. Hardcover is clean and unmarked, a little bumping to spine ends and fairly heavy age tanning to pages. Dustjacket has light scuffing, very light edgewear and a couple tiny edge tears, not clipped. The 1985 edition in this famous series of annual anthologies of the Guardian's best traditions of wit, compassion and liveliness. B/w cartoons. ; 8vo; Contains commentaries from Hugo Young, Nancy Banks-Smith, Richard Boston, Linda Blandford, Frank Keating, Salman Rushdie and all. Intro by George Melly. [423-noto] .


Our Alberta Heritage - People, Places, Progress, Mountainmen, New Pioneers
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Our Alberta Heritage - People, Places, Progress, Mountainmen, New Pioneers

By Hamilton, Jacques

Calgary Power. Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 1978. 2nd Impression. Hardcover. Calgary Power 1978, 2nd printing. HC/DC. - fine/near fine. Very nice condition. Contains the five volumes of the Alberta Heritage series, combined in this one hardcover volume. Hardcover clean and unmarked. Jacket has light edge crinkling, few tiny edge tears and light age tanning. B/w illus. The history and heritage of the province of Alberta covered in five volumes: People, Places, Progress, Mountainmen and New Pioneers. (878) ; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall .