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Borneo and the Indian Archipelago with Drawings of Costumes and Scenery by Frank S. Marryat

Borneo and the Indian Archipelago with Drawings of Costumes and Scenery, By Frank S. Marryat, late midshipman from H.M.S. Samarang, surveying vessel. Published by Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans, Paternoster-Row, London, 1848. First Edition. 4to up to…

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CA$3000.00


The Voyage Of Nearchus, From The Indus To The Euphrates. Collected From The Original Journal Preserved By Arrian, And Illustrated By Ancient And Modern Authorities Containing An Account Of The First Navigation Attempted By Europeans In The Indian Ocean by Vincent, William (Ed)

The Voyage Of Nearchus, From The Indus To The Euphrates. Collected From The Original Journal Preserved By Arrian, And Illustrated By Ancient And Modern Authorities Containing An Account Of The First Navigation Attempted By Europeans In The Indian Ocean. …

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CA$2400.00


The Secret Teachings of All Ages by Hall, Manly

The Secret Teachings of All Ages - An Encyclopedic Outline of Masonic, Hermetic, Qabbalistic and Rosicrucian Symbolical Philosophy, Hall, Manly. Hand-numbered and signed Manly P. Hall on colophon, following first title page; this copy is number 1553. Pub…

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CA$1700.00


The Illustrated Books of the Nanga, Maruyama, Shijo and Other Related Schools of Japan: A Biobliography by Mitchell, C.H

The Illustrated Books of the Nanga, Maruyama, Shijo and Other Related Schools of Japan: A Biobliography, Mitchell, C.H. Dawson's Book Shop, Los Angeles, First edition,1972. Illustrated in black & white with 24 plates. 10" high X 8" wide, 623 pages. Blue b…

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CA$680.00


Islamic Carpets by Mcmullan, Joseph V

Islamic Carpets. McMullan, Joseph V. With a Foreword by Ernst J. Grube. Photographs Otto E. Nelson., Published by Near Eastern Art Research Center, New York, 1965. First Edition. Folio up to 15" tall. 385 pages. Foreword is by Ernest J. Grube, Curator, De…

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CA$500.00


Prelude. A Novel by Nichols, Beverley

Prelude. A Novel Nichols, Beverley, Published by Chatto & Windus, London, 1920. First Edition dated in Roman numerals title page; no additional printings listed. Green cloth boards; gilt spine titles and gilt stave of music (treble clef) to bottom front b…

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CA$500.00


The Works of William Shakespeare; His Plays and Poems by Skalsepere, William; Charles Knight

The Works of William Shakspere; His Plays and Poems from the Text of the Editions By Charles Knight with Glossarial Notes and Facts Connected with His Life and Writings, Abridged from "William Shakspere, A Biography. Complete in One Volume, Shakspere". P…

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CA$400.00


Minstrelsy of the Scottish Border Consisting of Historical and Romantic Ballads Collected in the Southern Counties of Scotland by Scott, Sir Walter

Edinburgh, Scotland: James Ballantyne, 1812. Hardcover. See Notes. Minstrelsy of the Scottish Border Consisting of Historical and Romantic Ballads Collected in the Southern Counties of Scotland, Scott, Sir Walter. Complete in 3 Volumes. James Ballant…

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CA$300.00


The Magic Finger by Dahl, Roald

The Magic Finger, Roald Dahl, art by William Pene du Bois. George Allen & Unwin Ltd, London, 1968. First UK Edition. Issued without dustjacket. 8vo up to 9½" tall. 41 pages with black and white drawings throughout. Pictorial ivory boards with black …

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CA$240.00


Destiny Can Wait. The History Of The Polish Air Force In The Second World War. by Lisiewicz, M. (Edited by)

Destiny Can Wait. The History Of The Polish Air Force In The Second World War. Lisiewicz, M. (Edited by). Published by William Heinemann Ltd., London, 1949. First Edition. 402pp. Foreword by Viscount Portal of Hungerford, Marshal of the R.A.F. Illustrati…

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CA$200.00


THE CITIZEN OF THE WORLD, or Letters from a Chinese Philosopher residing in London to his friends in the East by GOLDSMITH, OLIVER

The Citizen Of The World, or Letters from a Chinese Philosopher residing in London to his friends in the East, Goldsmith, Oliver. Published by Chiswick Press of C. Whittingham, College House, London, Edinburgh, 1819. Two Volumes. 255, 258 pp. Size: 24…

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CA$180.00


Escape To Persia by Katharine Hull & Pamela Whitlock

Escape To Persia, By Katharine Hull & Pamela Whitlock. Published by New York, The Macmillan Company, March 1939. First American Edition. Brown boards with black design and titles front and spine. dust jacket and brown pictorial end papers designed by Char…

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CA$180.00


Patchwork by Nichols, Beverley

Patchwork Nichols, Beverley. Published by Chatto & Windus, London, 1921. First Edition; no other printings listed. Green cloth boards, gilt spine titles. Spine is faded, boards have patchy fading and some surface wrinkling (see pictures). Binding is secu…

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CA$160.00


Babies Three by Appleton, Honor C

Babies Three, Illustrated by Honor C. Appleton, Published by Thomas Nelson and Sons Limited. Undated but assumed First Edition listed by both WorldCat and Copac as 1921. 4to up to 12" tall; 32 pages, with illustrated frontispiece and 3 additional full-pag…

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CA$140.00


Deadlines and Datelines by Rather, Dan

Deadlines and Datelines, Rather, Dan. Published by The Easton Press, Norwalk, 1999. Limited edition: No. 1164 of 1400 copies signed by Dan Rather to limitation page. 8vo up to 9½" tall. 220 pp. with index. Dark red full leather with 5 raised spine band…

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CA$60.00


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