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THE PRIVATE LIFE OF POLAR EXPLORATION

by Scott, J. M.

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1982
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Very Good
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First Edition
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9780851581538
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Edinburgh, Scotland: William Blackwood and Copp Clark, 1982. (xi) 177 pp. Black boards lettered in silver on the spine; headband; illustrated with black and white plates and maps. The dustjacket features Charity Glacier, Livingstone Island by David Smith. Light rubbing on the corners of the dustjacket; price intact; no interior markings. The Contents are: Fifty… Read more
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THE MENTOR - THE LOUVRE - Great Galleries of the World - September 1 1915 - Serial Number 90 - Volume 3, number 14

by Van Dyke, John C.

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Published
1915
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Very Good
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First Edition
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New York: The Mentor Association - The Department of Fine Arts, 1915. Staple-bound in card covers. Edge and corner wear; no interior markings. The text of this is 12 pages about The Louvre, illustrated with black and white photographs. Included with the text are 6 sepia-toned gravure prints, each having the story of the subject on the… Read more
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THE MENTOR - THE ART OF THE VATICAN - January 15 1920 - Serial Number 195 - Volume 7, number 23

by Hopkins, A. A.

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Published
1920
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Very Good
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First Edition
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New York: The Mentor Association - The Department of Fine Arts, 1920. Staple-bound in card covers. Light edge and corner wear with a bit of rust at the staples; no interior markings. The text of this is 12 pages about the art of the Vatican, illustrated with black and white photographs. Included with the text are 6… Read more
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SOUTH WITH SCOTT - Polar Exploration

by Evans, Admiral Edward R. G. R.

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Published
1921
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Very Good
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Later Printing
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London: Collins, 1921. 318 pp. Collins Library of Classics edition. Burgundy cloth lettered in gilt on the spine; gray illustrated endpapers; illustrated with black and white plates and a fold-out map. Wear on the corners of the dustjacket with chipping at the head and foot of the spine; price intact; no interior markings. The Chapters are:… Read more
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THE MENTOR - KEEPING TIME - January 1 1917 - Serial Number 122 - Volume 4, number 22

by Talman, C. F.

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Published
1917
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Very Good
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First Edition
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New York: The Mentor Association - The Department of Science, 1917. Staple-bound in card covers. Edge and corner wear; no interior markings. The text of this is 12 pages about clocks, illustrated with black and white photographs. Included with the text are 6 sepia-toned gravure prints, each having the story of the subject on the back: The… Read more
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THE MENTOR - THE STORY OF RUBBER - August 16 1920 - Serial Number 209 - Volume 8, number 13

by Pinto, Peter Philip

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Published
1920
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Very Good
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First Edition
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New York: The Mentor Association - The Department of Science, 1920. Staple-bound in card covers. Edge and corner wear; no interior markings. The text of this is 12 pages about rubber, illustrated with black and white photographs. Included with the text are 6 sepia-toned gravure prints, each having the story of the subject on the back: Charles… Read more
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THE COMPLETE ANACHRONIST - GARDENS - 25 - May 1986

by Lady Deirdre Ui Mhaille

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Published
1986
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Very Good+
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First Edition
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Lawndale, California: The Society for Creative Anachonism, 1986. 48 pp. Staple-bound in pictorial card covers. Lightly rubbed on the corners; no interior markings. Illustrated with line drawings. This issue contains: The Underlying Image; Ancient History to Roman Times; Monastic Gardens; From Charlemagne to Tudor Times; What Makes a Garden Medieval?; Methods of Construction and Three Do-It-Yourself… Read more
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THE COMPLETE ANACHRONIST - HERALDRY - 22 - November 1985

by Benicoeur, Lord Arval; Broker, Herr Martin

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Published
1985
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Very Good+
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First Edition
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Lawndale, California: The Society for Creative Anachonism, 1985. 52 pp. Staple-bound in pictorial card covers. Lightly rubbed on the corners; no interior markings. Writing and illustrations by Lord Arval Benicoeuf and Herr Marten Broker; illustrated with line drawings. This issue contains: Introduction; Society Heraldry; Heraldic Design; Making Arms Identifiable; Unity of Design; Selection of Symbols; Badges;… Read more
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THE MENTOR - THE CONQUEST OF THE AIR - April 1 1914 - Serial Number 56 - Volume 2, number 4

by Woodhouse, Henry

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Published
1914
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Very Good
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First Edition
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New York: The Mentor Association - The Department of Science, 1914. Staple-bound in card covers. Light edge and corner wear. The text of this is 12 pages about The Conquest of the Air, illustrated with black and white photographs. Included with the text are 6 sepia-toned gravure prints featuring early flight. Each of these has the… Read more
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TRAVELS IN THE UNKNOWN EAST

by Grant, John

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1992
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Very Good
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First Edition
ISBN
9780863040719
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London: The Octagon Press, 1992. (viii) 198 pp. Black boards lettered in gilt on the spine. Light wear on the corners of the dustjacket; no interior markings. The Chapters are: Children of the Golden Horn; The Heart of Turkey; My Caravan in Allah's Dawn; Sons of Old Syria; In the Valley of Miracles; The Land of… Read more
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A COOK'S TOUR OF THE ROM (Royal Ontario Museum)

by Hynes, Barbara Ann; Hill, Barbara

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1990
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Second Edition
ISBN
9780919845824
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Toronto: The ROM Reproductions Association, 1990. 174 pp. Spiral-bound in glossy card covers. Light wear on the corners; no interior markings. The front cover features a drawing of a tin-glazed earthenware serving dish, Dutch, circa 1650. Illustrated with colour drawings by Ruth Storie. The Chapters are: CANADA: Bacon Brunch; Scalloped Oyster Supper; Wild Game Dinner;… Read more
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JUKEBOX

by Ladwig, Dieter

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1994
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Very Good+
Edition
First Translated Edition
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London: Tiger Books International, 1994. 80 pp. Glossy pictorial boards matching the dustjacket; illustrated in full colour. Lightly rubbed on the corners; price intact; no interior markings. The history of the jukebox and how it got its name.. First Translated Edition. Hardcover. Very Good+/Very Good+. 8vo.
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A BRIEF HISTORY OF SLAVERY - A New Global History

by Black, Jeremy

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
2011
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Near Fine
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Later Printing
ISBN
9780762442775
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Philadelphia: Running Press Book Publishers, 2011. (xiii) 322 pp. Trade paperback format. Lightly rubbed on the corners with a flat uncreased spine; no interior markings. The story of slavery from the ancient world to the present day, The Contents are: Preface; Introduction; Pre-1500; The Age of Conquest; The Spread of Capitalist Slavery; Slavery Before Abolitionism; Revolution,… Read more
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FACES OF INDIA - A Travel Narrative

by Woodcock, George

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1964
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Very Good
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First Edition
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London: Faber and Faber, 1964. 280 pp. Brown cloth decorated in green and gilt on the spine. Illustrated with black and white plates. Light wear on the corners of the dustjacket; price clipped; no interior markings. A travel book from a time when it wasn't quite so dangerous to travel in that part of the world...… Read more
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MAY YOU BE THE MOTHER OF A HUNDRED SONS - A Journey Among the Women of India

by Bumiller, Elisabeth

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1991
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Very Good+
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Later Printing
ISBN
9780140156713
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New Delhi, India: Penguin Books, 1991. 306 pp. Trade paperback format. Light edge and corner wear with an uncreased spine; no interior markings. Cover photograph by Ashok Majumdar. The Chapters are: Arrival and Introduction; Wedding First Love Later: Arranged Marriage Among the Educated Classes; Flames: A Bride Burning and a Sati; Beyond the Veil: The… Read more
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THE SCIENTIFIC BACKGROUND TO MODERN PHILOSOPHY

by Matthews, Michael R. (editor) (Aristotle; Copernicus; Bacon; Galileo; Descartes; Boyle; Huygens; Newton)

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Published
1989
Condition
Very Good+
Edition
Fourth Printing
ISBN
9780872200746
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Indianapolis, Indiana: Hackett Publishing Company, 1989. (x) 162 pp. Lightly rubbed on the corners with a flat uncreased spine; no interior markings. The central methodological and philosophical texts of the scientific revolution, this collection contains selected readings from: Aristotle; Copernicus; Bacon; Galileo; Descartes; Boyle; Huygens; and Newton.. Fourth Printing. Soft Cover. Very Good+. 8vo.
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OFFICIAL ILLUSTRATIONS FROM THE ART GALLERY OF THE WORLD'S COLUMBIAN EXPOSITION

by Kurtz, Charles M. (editor)

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Published
1893
Condition
Very Good-
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First Edition
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Philadelphia: George Barrie, 1893. 383 pp. White cloth decorated in gilt on the front panel and spine; red-edged all round. Illustrated with three hundred and thirty-six engravings. Some wear on the corners and on the spine; previous owner's name on the front free endpaper and some minor foxing on the endpapers, front and back; and page 33/34… Read more
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HUNT THE WITCH DOWN - Twelve Real Life Stories of Witches and Witchcraft

by Ronan, Margaret

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Published
1976
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Good Only
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Second Printing
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New York: Scholastic Book Services, 1976. 122 pp. Scholastic Book TK3137. Light edge and corner wear with a flat uncreased spine and a crease down the front cover. People called them witches. And what did they have in common? They were women. Women who used all their wit and wile to survive in an… Read more
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TIBETAN MARCHES

by Migot, Andre (translated from the French by Peter Fleming)

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1956
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Book Club Edition
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London: Readers Union - Rupert Hart-Davis, 1956. (xiii) 303 pp. Cream-coloured boards lettered in gilt on the spine; endpaper maps; blue upper edge; illustrated with black and white plates. A bit of wear at the corners of the dustjacket; publisher's stamp on the front free endpaper. The translator was Ian Fleming's far-more-famous brother. Far-more-famous, that is,… Read more
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McCLURE: The China Years - with - Years of Challenge - Biography

by Scott, Munro (re: Robert McClure)

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1979
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Printing - First Thus
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Markham, Ontario: Penguin Books, 1979. (xii, viii) 409, 295 pp. Trade paperback format. Both books have light edge and corner wear with uncreased spine; both have a previous owner's name on the front endpaper. The China Years is illustrated with maps. The Contents are: THE CHINA YEARS: First Decade; American Interlude; Return to… Read more
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