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By Myron L. Begeman

London: John Wiley & Sons. Very Good+ with no dust jacket. 1947. Second Edition; Third Printing. Hardcover. John Wiley & Sons, NYC 1947, 2nd edition, 3rd printing. Hardcover, no jacket as issued. Very good condition. Cover is clean with minimal wear, slight spine tilt. Pages are intact and clean other than age tanning and light soiling inside covers as well as previous owner's info inside front. Pages otherwise unmarked. B/w illustration. 6a26 pages. ; 8vo; 626 pages; Largely concerned with the manufacturing processes involving metals, with one chapter on plastics. Well-illustrated with photos of period equipment, many figures. With line drawings and photographs, written primarily for engineering students, describing technical fundamentals of important manufacturing processes, materials and equipment..... (690) .


Villains of Volturnus An Endless Quest Book #8
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Villains of Volturnus An Endless Quest Book #8

By Jean Blashfield

WI: Tsr Hobbies, Inc.. Very Good. 1983. First Edition; First Printing. Paperback. 0771593155 . TSR 1st printing 1983, paperback. Very good - pages clean and intact, no markings. Cover had light edge/corner wear, scuffing to rear and some price sticker residue on front, b/w illustrations. #8 in the D&D, Endless Quest series. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 157 pages; Color endpaper maps of the 'whirld', which include the 'Specific Ocean', 'Yerp', 'Affker', the 'Fur East', and of course 'For Lorne Green Land'. Hilarious look at Canada and the world by a master of comedy Charles Ewart Farquharson, who was born in 1952 during 'yer Spring Thaw'. (305-osl) .


Public Lending Right, a Matter of Justice

By Richard Findlater (editor)

U. K.: Andre Deutsch / Penguin Books. Near Fine in Good dust jacket. 1971. First Edition. Hardcover. 023396276X . First U. K. Edition, same ISBN as HarperCollins. Introduction by Lord Goodman. HC/DJ - near fine/good. Hardcover is clean, with slight bumping/wear to spine ends and corners. Pages are clean and intact, with no markings, light age tanning to interior. Dustjacket has light edgewear, several tiny edge tears and one longer tear on front. Some of the tears have been neatly taped. Light age tanning and light soiling to rear of jacket, not price clipped. Authors, agents and publishers have long argued for the legal recognition of some kind of 'Public lending right' scheme whereby authors would be entitled to payment each time one of their books is taken out of a public library. This book offers a forum for a distinguished team of contributors to argue the case for PLR. With chapters from John Fowles, Angus Wilson, Victor Bonham-Carter and others. (215os,0315) ; 8vo; 112 pages .


United Nations Primer - The Key to the Conferences. Revised Edition

By Sigrid Arne

New York: Rinehart & Company. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1948. Hardcover. Revised edition 1948. No dustjacket as issued. Very good condition , pages clean and intact, with no markings other than a small stamp and small amount of writing inside front cover. Age tanning to pages and inside covers. Cover has light edge wear, corner wear and small paper loss to corners, light soiling rear cover and outer edge of pages and age tanning. This is the one indispensable book on the fifteen conferences that have laid the foundation stones upon which the peace must rest. Miss Arne tells what the conferences were to do, what they did, and how they fit into the world of the future.... (410noto,0914) ; 8vo .


Stalinism in Ukraine in the 1940s
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Stalinism in Ukraine in the 1940s

By David R. Marples

New York, N.Y.: St. Martin's Press. Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket. 1992. First Edition. Hardcover. 0312084013 . First U. S. Edition, St. Martin's Press 1992. Very nice condition. From the Writers Guild of Alberta library - has a spine sticker (could be removed if desired) and inside pocket. Hardcover is otherwise clean and intact, minimal wear if any. Dustjacket has light age tanning to edges, light scuffing and light edgewear/crinkling to upper edge, no tears, not clipped. This book provides an examination of Ukraine in the 1940's, thereby providing a portrait of the political setting in which the events of World War II took place. (392noto); 8vo 8" - 9" tall .


Mushkegowuk First Nations - Community and Life Experiences

By John Paul Jacasum

Timmins, Ont.: Ojibway and Cree Cultural Centre. Very Good+. 2003. First Edition. Spiral-bound. 0919523536 . Spiralbound soft cover, laminated covers. Some ex-library stickers - could be removed if desired. Book is in excellent condition, clean and unmarked. Laminate on cover has some small corner creases and light scuffing. B/w illustrations. 86 pages. Contents: Chapleau first Nation; Missanabie First Nation, Taykwa Tagmou (New Post) First Nation. The purpose of this book is to highlight the past and present life experiences of elders and youth in the southern most Mushkegowuk communities. (305os,0514); 4to 11" - 13" tall; 86 pages .


Sweet Immortality - A Selection of Photographic Portraits

By Douglas Clark

Edmonton, AB: The Edmonton Art Gallery. Good+. 1978. First Edition. Softcover. Ex-library book, but still in good condition - sturdy laminated cover and usual ex-lib type of markings. Pages are clean and intact, light soiling to outer edge of pages and cover. Cover has light edge and light scuffing. B/w & colout photos. Unpaginated, approx. 35 pages. Various photographers including: Orest Semchishen, Clayton Bailey, Sandra Semchuk, James Lisitza, Nina Raginsky, Jim Breukelman, Chick Rice, Leonad Schlichting, Brian Lavery and several others. (240os,0514) ; Art Exhibition; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; Unpaginated pages .


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] .


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By Freedman, Benedict & Nancy

NY: Trident Press. Near Fine in Good dust jacket. 1966. Hardcover. Hardcover clean and unmarked, some bumping to corners/spine ends. Jacket is tanned with light soiling and several small edge tears and chips, not price clipped. The story of Ken Farnham, apprentice bastard. Filled with frustrations, Ken, looks into the deepest parts of himself, finds no other words to describe what he sees than an 'about to be middle aged failure'. Now there are two things a man facing such a dilemma can do: blame himself or decide that the system has done him in. Ken chooses the latter. Only the real bastards get ahead and he is far too nice a guy. With this resolved, he joins the opposition..... [620] ; 8vo .


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By Lindop, Audrey Erskine

London: White Lion Pub.. Near Fine in Good+ dust jacket. 1972. Hardcover. 0856179205 . Originally published by Heinemann in 1955. Hardcover is clean and unmarked other than light foxing/spotting to long outer edge of pages. A little bumping to spine ends. Jacket has light edgewear, scuffing and light rubbing as well as a small peeled area on front, likely from sticker removal. Light soiling and foxing to inside spine area. "A novel of the age-old problem of homosexuality .... Written with understanding and compassion, yet without any false sentimentality..." [372-noto]; 8vo .


A QUIET GAME  And other early works
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A QUIET GAME And other early works

By Atwood, Margaret Eleanor

Juvenilia Press. Very Good+. 1997. First Edition. Softcover. 0969827180 . Very scarce title. Ex-library book, but still in great condition - sturdy laminated cover and usual ex-lib type markings. Pages are clean and tight. Cover has a little scuffing. 27 pages. Edited & annotated by Kathy Chung & Sherrill Grace. Contents: A Quiet Game, Pause Before Transition and A Recent Grave. "Being young also means being helpless before the tormenting inequities, inexplicable savageries, and sheer power of our friends, our older siblings, our teachers, and our parents. In this collection of early works, Atwood never flinches from these truths about the condition of childhood and youth." (from rear cover) [*lower shipping avail to all locations on this lighter book - 111osl]; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 27 pages .



By Whitworth, John (editor)

Faber & Faber. Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket. 1990. First Edition. Hardcover. 0571140955 . HC/DJ - near fine/VG+. Hardcover is clean, tight and unmarked other than very light stain to bottom edge. Pages have age tanning to edges. Jacket (now in brodart sleeve) has light edge & corner wear and a few tiny tears. Light scuffing to protective sleeve. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 224 pages; "Making Love to Marilyn Monroe: The Faber Book of Blue Verse presents a variety of candidly sexual verse through the centuries from Catullus and Chaucer to modern poets like T. S. Eliot, Kingsley Amis, Seamus Heaney, James Fenton, Kit Wright, Craig Raine and Wendy Cope. Here the bawdy goes hand in hand with emotional, intellectual, confessional, and satirical touching tributes to that perennially fascinating subject - sex." [495] .



By Plato, Epictetus, Aurelius

Grolier Enterprises Corp.. Near Fine. 1980. Hardcover. B000K2GDZY . Grolier 1980, no jacket as issued. Excellent condition - brown faux-leather with gilt decoration on front, spine and outer edge of pages, slight wear to outer corners. Interior clean, tight and unmarked other than a staple mark on frontispiece page. 345 pages. Part of the Harvard Classics series. Translated by Benjamin Jowett, Hastings Crossley & George Long. [580] ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .


THE SOVIET NAVY Navies of the Second World War, Volume Two
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THE SOVIET NAVY Navies of the Second World War, Volume Two

By Meister, Jurg

Doubleday. Very Good+ in Good dust jacket. 1972. First Edition. Hardcover. B000U8GULK . Volume Two. Oblong 4.5" x 6.5". "Navies of the Second World War" series. 152 pages with tables, 8 sketch-plans & 37 bw photos. Hardcover has light wear to corners. Interior clean and intact - may be the occasional small spot. Jacket has light soiling and light edgewear, a few tiny tears and age tanning to edges. Covers the minor surface warships of the Soviet navy during the second WW. [252-osl]; 32mo 4" - 5" tall .



By Baldwin, R. M. & J.

Ontario: Longmans Canada Ltd.. Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 1969. First Edition. Hardcover. Very nice condition. Hardcover is clean, tight and unmarked. Jacket has light edgewear, a little scuffing & a few tiny tears. "The Baldwins of this book are those of the first three Canadian generations of a family that sailed from Ireland to Upper Canada in 1799 and which, before the end of the following half century, had left an indelible mark on Canadian political life. The Great Experiment was the introduction of responsible government which gave to the British Empire another century of life...." [532] ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .


Charlie Farquharson's Unyverse
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Charlie Farquharson's Unyverse

By Don Harron (Aka Charlie Farquharson)

Toronto: Macmillan. Very Good. 1990. First Edition; First Printing. Softcover. 0771599854 . Ex-library book, but still in very good condition - sturdy laminated cover and usual ex-lib type markings. Pages are clean and intact, light edgewear to cover and light soiling to outer edge of pages. B/w illus. & photos. Charlie Farquharson, after studying up on the subject at the local community college, set out to edumacate the rest of us, on the laws of the unyverse. Includes such enlightening subjects as: Yer Early Pastronomy 'n Primtiff Scients; Yer Modren Facks of Life; Yer Gran Toor; Sum Liter Reedin; Erly Time 'n Re-most Incesters; From Yer G. U. T. S to Yer T. O. E. S. And Fall on Yer Fathe..... [osl-393] ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 134 pages .


OTHER VOICES Volume 3, Number 1, Spring 1990

By Woodbury, Mary (editor)

Alberta Foundation for the Literary Arts. Near Fine. 1990. First Edition. Softcover. Excellent condition, clean & unmarked. Light edge wear to cover. 22 stories & poems from Alberta writers including: Suzanne Longbottom, Kim Morrissey, Mary Billy, Seanna Quressette, Mair, Kathleen G. Hayes, Beth Goobie, Dianne Linden, Luanne Armstrong & others. [osl-145]; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .



By Stein, David Lewis

Mcclelland & Stewart. Very Good. 1967. First Edition. Softcover. Tight, clean copy. Age tanning to cover & pages. Light edge & corner wear, creasing to spine, tiny tears spine top. Pages are unmarked. "When Joe Fried returns home to Toronto, he wants nothing more than to be free to be his own man, but at the insistence of his left-wing Uncle Leo, he becomes involved in activist protests in spite of his misgivings....As things escalate, this tightly knit novel carries Joe to an inevitable decision.." Author's first novel. (*shipping will be reduced to some locations) [osl] ; 8vo .



By Howes, Mary

Edmonton, AB: Longspoon Press. Very Good+. 1981. First Edition. Softcover. 0919285066 . Excellent condition, clean and tight, light corner wear. B/w illustrations. 71 pages. A book of poetry. "Lying in bed would be an altogether perfect and supreme experience if only one had a coloured pencil long enough to draw on the ceiling. --Mary Howes" (*lower shipping avail to all locations, osl) ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .


ISLANDS IN THE HARBOUR A Collection of Stories by Writers from Nova Scotia's South Shore

By Tudor, Kathleen & Davis, Renee (editors)

Lockeport, N. S.: Roseway Publishing. Very Good. 1990. First Edition. Softcover. 0969418000 . Light edge & corner wear, light scuffing to covers. Interior of pages clean & unmarked. 105 pages. Includes: That wonderful lizard of ours--Jeff Doran; The canoe trip--Budge Wilson; Dreams and sleep--Veronica Ross; From a high thin wire--Joan Clark; Washday--Kathleen Tudor; Ragged Islands Burning--Darcy Rhyno; Mrs. MacIntosh--Budge Wilson; Whistling--Veronica Ross; Close enough for folk--Jeff Doran and others. (280osl) ; 8vo .


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