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  • WAUGH, Evelyn
    WINE IN PEACE AND WAR. Illustrated by Rex Whistler

    London: Saccone & Speed, no date (1947). White illustrated boards. pp (78), [2]. 2 colour illustrations in text. In the original plain tissue wrapper. Boards just a little bowed, usual splotchy browning to pastedowns from unsatisfactory binding glue, faint foxing to free endpapers, else fine. Tissue slightly yellowed, with a short tear to rear flap fold, else fine. A short history of this Mayfair, London, wine merchant, not offered for sale. With a small light pencil inscription at end of text "A.W.R. 31.12.47". Uncommon.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 49666
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  • CHESTERTON, G. K.
    WINE, WATER AND SONG. Illustrated by Sillince, with an introduction by L.A.G. Strong

    London: Methuen. Later printing. Reddish-brown cloth. 12mo, [2], 60, [2] pp. 1944 ink name on front free endpaper, else fine in VG jacket, spots, tanned, tips chipped. "This little volume is chiefly composed of the rollicking, Bacchanalian and ironical songs from Mr. Chesterton's novel, 'The Flying Inn, ' with certain additions. Note: lighter parcel, any default postage rate may be reduced.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 28263
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  • Gordon, John
    WINGED SENTRIES. SENTINELLES DE L'AIR. Illustrator Claude Rousseau.

    No place (Ottawa?): Author, 1963. Oblong quarto, 27.5 x 34.5 cm, red cloth. [2, blank], 104, [2, blank] pp. Line drawings throughout. Printed signatures cover the front pastedown and there is an inserted tissue overlay with the corresponding names rendered in type. Rear free endpaper used as the index, the rear pastedown is printed, and there is a tissue overlay with the printed signatures of winners of the Trans-Canada Trophy. Slight cover soiling, else a VG jacketless copy. "This book portrays the common and better known types of aircraft flown by Canadian military pilot during more than 50 years of war and peace." Text in English and French. Note: 1.5 kg parcel, extra postage may be required.

    Condition: Book: Very Good, Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 44879
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  • GORDON, John
    WINGED SENTRIES. SENTINELLES DE L'AIR. Illustrator Claude Rousseau.

    No place (Ottawa?): Author, 1963. Oblong quarto, 27.5 x 34.5 cm, red cloth. [2, blank], 104, [2, blank] pp. Line drawings throughout. Printed signatures cover the front pastedown and there is an inserted tissue overlay with the corresponding names rendered in type. Rear free endpaper used as the index, the rear pastedown is printed, and there is a tissue overlay with the printed signatures of winners of the Trans-Canada Trophy. Vertical creases to the tissue sheet at front, small name label to the blank first leaf, else fine. The dust jacket has small chips and tears to edges; three inch split to front flap fold; generally VG otherwise. "This book portrays the common and better known types of aircraft…

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    No place (Ottawa?): Author, 1963. Oblong quarto, 27.5 x 34.5 cm, red cloth. [2, blank], 104, [2, blank] pp. Line drawings throughout. Printed signatures cover the front pastedown and there is an inserted tissue overlay with the corresponding names rendered in type. Rear free endpaper used as the index, the rear pastedown is printed, and there is a tissue overlay with the printed signatures of winners of the Trans-Canada Trophy. Vertical creases to the tissue sheet at front, small name label to the blank first leaf, else fine. The dust jacket has small chips and tears to edges; three inch split to front flap fold; generally VG otherwise. "This book portrays the common and better known types of aircraft flown by Canadian military pilot during more than 50 years of war and peace." Text in English and French. Note: 1.5 kg parcel, extra postage may be required.

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    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 18880
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  • Bishop, William Avery 'Billy'
    Winged Warfare

    Toronto: McArthur and Company, 2002. Card covers, pp 223, photos. Ink owner name, else fine. First published in 1918, autobiography of this famous Candian flyer, one of the greates air aces of all time.

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 47997
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  • Wings For Victory: The Remarkable Story of the British Commonwealth Air Training Plan in Canada by Dunmore, Spencer
    Dunmore, Spencer
    Wings For Victory: The Remarkable Story of the British Commonwealth Air Training Plan in Canada

    Edition: First printing

    Toronto: McClelland and Stewart, 1994. Black boards. pp 399 + plates. Index. Fine in fine jacket.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 48407
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  • GIGUÈRE, Diane
    WINGS IN THE WIND. Translated by Alan Brown

    Edition: First edition in English

    Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, 1979. Grey boards. Fine copy. Jacket spine very lightly yellowed with the orange letters a bit sunned, else fine. The 1976 French original (Dans les Ailes du vent) won the France-Québec Prize for 1977.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 49327
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  • NELSON, Arthur C.
    WINGS OF DANGER

    Edition: First Edition

    New York: McBride, 1915. Blue-green pictorial cloth stamped in lilac and gilt. pp (12), 448, [4] + colour frontispi3ed3e and 3 b&w plates. Yellowing to page edges, gilt spine imprint dulled, very nearly fine otherwise, very nice copy.. Bleiler p 147. A lost race novel; a kingdom of Vikings is discovered in Africa. Scarce.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 41775
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  • EAMES, Hugh
    WINNER LOSE ALL. Dr. Cook and the Theft of the North Pole.

    Edition: First edition.

    Boston: Little, Brown, 1973. Octavo Cloth & boards. (xvi), 346, [6] pp. Photos in text. Fine copy. Jacket has slight rubbing; nicks and small chips to spine tips; VG otherwise. The book advances the case that Cook beat Peary to the pole and that the charges that he was a fraud were wrong.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover.

    Book ID: 11616
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  • EAMES, Hugh
    WINNER LOSE ALL. Dr. Cook and the Theft of the North Pole.

    Edition: First edition.

    Boston: Little, Brown, 1973. Octavo Cloth & boards. (xvi), 346, [6] pp. Photos in text. Fine copy. Jacket has slight rubbing; nicks and small chips at foot of spine, near fine. The book advances the case that Cook beat Peary to the pole and that the charges that he was a fraud were wrong.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover.

    Book ID: 51629
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  • WINNING THE RADAR WAR: a memoir by NISSEN, Jack, with A.W. Cockerill
    NISSEN, Jack, with A.W. Cockerill
    WINNING THE RADAR WAR: a memoir

    Edition: First printing

    Toronto: Macmillan, 1987. Blue boards. pp 224 + plates; index. Fine in fine jacket. "Jack Nissen, a young Cockney with a genius for electronics was recruited by the British Air Ministry to work on the even newer development of radar technology. This is the suspense-filled story of the experiments, the inventive breakthroughs, the electronic eavesdropping, and the sheer good luck that sometimes determined the outcome. In 1942 Nissen volunteered for the dangerous commando mission to obtain German radar equipment at Dieppe so the British could determine how to jam it in preparation for the huge invasion being planned. Because of the invaluable knowledge he carried, he was assigned a bodyguard - South Sakatchewan Rifles - who had orders to…

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    Toronto: Macmillan, 1987. Blue boards. pp 224 + plates; index. Fine in fine jacket. "Jack Nissen, a young Cockney with a genius for electronics was recruited by the British Air Ministry to work on the even newer development of radar technology. This is the suspense-filled story of the experiments, the inventive breakthroughs, the electronic eavesdropping, and the sheer good luck that sometimes determined the outcome. In 1942 Nissen volunteered for the dangerous commando mission to obtain German radar equipment at Dieppe so the British could determine how to jam it in preparation for the huge invasion being planned. Because of the invaluable knowledge he carried, he was assigned a bodyguard - South Sakatchewan Rifles - who had orders to kill him if he fell into enemy hands. Nissen and one Canadian were the only survivors of this special group."

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    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 48392
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  • Penner, Norman, editor and introduction
    Winnipeg 1919: The strikers' own history of the Winnipeg general strike.

    Toronto: James Lorimer, 1975. The paper issue. Second edition, enlarged (first was in 1973). pp (xxviii), 292. Photos, index. Ink owner name at front, text paper a bit yellowed as always, else a VG clean and tight copy.

    Condition: Binding: Trade Paperback

    Book ID: 44121
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  • Artibise, Alan F.J.
    WINNIPEG: a social history of urban growth 1874-1914

    Edition: First Edition

    McGill-Queen's University Press: Montreal, 1975. Green cloth. pp xiv, 382 + plates, folding map. Tables, bibliography, index. Tape stains to covers and endapers, VG unworn copy otherwise. Dust jacket has a tiny hole to spine, internal tape marks, VG otherwise.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 45166
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  • Artibise, Alan F.J., and Dahl, Edward H.
    WINNIPEG IN MAPS / WINNIPEG PAR LES CARTES 1816 - 1972

    Ottawa: National Map Collection, Public Archives of Canada, 1975. Square quarto. Glossy card covers. pp [2], (iv), 80 pages. Numerous maps in text (b&w), text in English and French. Slight rubbing to spine folds and lower edges, VG clean and unworn copy otherwise.

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 46207
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  • WELCH, James
    WINTER IN THE BLOOD

    Edition: First printing

    New York: Harper & Row, 1974. Octavo. Brown cloth and blue boards. VG+, no owner names. Price-clipped jacket has creases to fore edges of flaps; soft, scarcely noticable creases to head of spine, upper inner corner of front panel; nick to rear panel ; light sunning to orange portion of spine; else fine. Nice copy of the first novel of this important Native American (Blackfeet / Gros Ventre heritage) author, the third volume in Harper & Row's Native American Publishing Program.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover.

    Book ID: 6459
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  • HUGHES, Ted
    WINTER POLLEN. Occasional Prose. Edited by William Scammell.

    Edition: First printing

    London: Faber, 1994. Black boards. pp xiv, 465. Light soiling to fore edges, ink owner name at front, else fine in fine jacket.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 40632
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  • GUSTAFSON, Ralph
    WINTER PROPHECIES

    Edition: First printing

    Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, 1987. Octavo, glossy card covers. Fine copy. Inscribed by the author, signed "Raph" and signed again in full on title page. Poetry. Note: light parcel, any default shipping may be reduced.

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 42341
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  • SORIANO, Osvaldo
    WINTER QUARTERS. A Novel of Argentina. Translated by Nick Caistor.

    Edition: First edition in English

    Readers International: London, 1989. Maroon boards. 192 pp. Faint endpaper tanning, else fine. Otherwise fine jacket has corner creases to the front flap. His second book in English. Note: light parcel, any default shipping may be reduced.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 4027
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  • TALASWAIMA, Terrance, translator
    WINTER RABBIT HUNTS

    Oraibi, Arizona: Hopi Action Program, 1974. Square octavo, 12 pp, stapled, in cream colour illustrated card covers; colour and b&w illustrations in text. A few small tan soil spots to covers, VG otherwise. "This story was translated from the Hopi by Terrance Talaswaima and illustrated by Anthony Honahnie as an educational project of the Hopi Action, Hopi Follow Through Program." A story for younger readers.

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 42075
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  • WATSON, Hilary
    WINTER'S CRIMES 8 (proof)

    London: Macmillan, 1976. Advance uncorrected proof in yellow card covers. Short crease to fore margin of rear cover, else fine. Bonfiglioli, P.D. James, Ellis Peters, others of note - 10 crime stories in all.

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 52374
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