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  • LAM, Louis
    WOULD YOU BELIEVE IT ?

    Edition: First Edition

    London: Brunel White, 1935. Octavo, pp 19, [3], stapled in light green card covers. Slight sunning to margins of covers; shallow damp spot to bottom edge of some leaves; VG otherwise, no owner names. "Being One Dozen and One Master Card Effects that anyone can do !" Scarce, Note: lighter parcel, any default postage rate may be reduced, depending upon your location.

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 42792
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  • WOUNDED THAMMUZ by HEATH-STUBBS, John
    HEATH-STUBBS, John
    WOUNDED THAMMUZ

    Edition: First printing

    London: Routledge, 1942. 12mo, pp 24, in plain light green card covers with red and white jacket. Fine copy, no owner names. Jacket has a small chip at foot of spine and a short tear at head; light dust soiling to rear panel; VG otherwise. The poet's first separate book, a long elegy. Note: lighter parcel, any default postage rate may be reduced.

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 38473
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  • WOVEN WIRE SCREENS, Their Selection, Application and Use. Catalogue 70-C.

    The W.S. Tyler Company of Canada Ltd: St. Catharines, Ontario: no date [1940s?]. Small quarto, red flexible leather grain cloth gilt lettered, colour pictorial endpapers. [2], (182) pp. US printed. Indexed, illustrations. Nice colour drawing of the parent factory in Cleveland, OH. A fine copy of this Canadian trade catalogue.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 21469
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  • EVERSON, R.G.
    WRESTLE WITH AN ANGEL. Drawings by Colin Haworth

    Edition: First printing

    Montreal: 1965. Octavo, pp 49, stapled, card covers with flaps. Near fine. Poetry. Delta Canada No. 1. Note: lighter parcel, any default postage rate may be reduced.

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 42398
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  • EVERSON, R.G.
    WRESTLE WITH AN ANGEL. Drawings by Colin Haworth

    Edition: First printing

    Montreal: Delta Canada, 1965. Octavo, pp 49, stapled, card covers with flaps. Slight cover yellowing, VG+ otherwise. Inscribed by the author to John Metcalf "with admiration, Ron Everson." Signed by Metcalf above the inscription. Poetry. Delta Canada No. 1. Note: lighter parcel, any default postage rate may be reduced.

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 51265
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  • ROOKE, Constance, editor
    WRITING AWAY: the PEN Canada Travel Anthology

    Edition: First printing

    Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, 1994. Card covers. Fine copy. Contributions by Margaret Atwood, Pierre Berton, Dionne Brand, Nicole Brossard, June Callwood, George Elliott Clarke, Leonard Cohen, Robertson Davies, Timothy Findley, George Galt, Graeme Gibson, Peter Gzowski, Jack Hodgins, Isabel Huggan, Janice Kulyk Keefer, Thomas King, Myrna Kotash, Alberto Manguel, David McFadden, Rohinton Mistry, Daniel David Moses, Alice Munro, Michael Ondaatje, P K Page, Nino Ricci, David Adams Richards, John Ralston Saul, Carol Shields, Linda Spalding, Susan Swan, Judith Thompson, Jane urquhart,Aritha Van Herk, Ronald Wright, with facsimile signatures front and rear

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 53053
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  • ROOKE, Constance, editor
    WRITING HOME: a PEN Canada Anthology

    Edition: First printing

    Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, 1997. Card covers. pp 390. Facsimile author signatures front and rear. Light soiling to page edges, near fine. Inscribed by the editor to her son . Contributions from 44 Canadian writers, including Atwood, Ondaatje, Findley, Munro, Mistry, writing on the idea of home.

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 53357
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  • ROOKE, Constance, editor
    WRITING HOME: a PEN Canada Anthology

    Edition: First printing

    Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, 1997. Card covers. pp 390. Facsimile author signatures front and rear. Fine copy. Contributions from 44 Canadian writers, including Atwood, Ondaatje, Findley, Munro, Mistry, writing on the idea of home.

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 53380
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  • WRITING LIFE: Celebrated Canadian and International Authors on Writing and Life (signed) by ROOKE, Constance, editor
    ROOKE, Constance, editor
    WRITING LIFE: Celebrated Canadian and International Authors on Writing and Life (signed)

    Edition: First printing

    Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, 2006. Card covers. Author photos and biographical sketches at rear. Fine copy. Written as a fundraiser, all proceeds went to PEN Canada. On a label for the launch at Hart House, University of Toronto, pasted in at front are ink signatures and short presentations of some of the contributors - Alice Munro, Shani Mootoo, Michael Winter, Howard Engel, Barry Callaghan, Camilla Gibb, Jonathan Garfinkel, Susan Coyne, Michael Helm, David Macfarlane, Jane Urquhart, Anne Michaels, and Bernice Eisenstein. Also signed by the editor and Ellen Seligman.

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 52933
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  • ROOKE, Constance, editor
    WRITING LIFE: Celebrated Canadian and International Authors on Writing and Life (signed)

    Edition: First printing

    Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, 2006. Card covers. Author photos and biographical sketches at rear. Fine copy. Written as a fundraiser, all proceeds went to PEN Canada.

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 53052
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  • RUZESKY, Jay
    WRITING ON THE WALL

    Edition: First printing

    Victoria, BC: Outlaw Editions, 1996. pp 31 + red flyleaves, stapled in card covers. Fine copy. Inscribed by the author to a noted Canadian literary couple. An essay. Note: light parcel, any default shipping may be reduced.

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 52815
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  • WINTERSON, Jeanette
    WRITTEN ON THE BODY (Canadian proof)

    Edition: First Canadian issue

    Toronto: Knopf Canada, 1992. Advance uncorrected proof. 190 pp, in white glossy pictorial card covers. UK printed. Light soiling to bottom page edges, else a fine copy. A scarce proof done in a small print run. Projected Canadian publication date was Sept., 1992. Same design as the UK proof.

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 7417
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  • GEERLINGS, Gerald K.
    WROUGHT IRON IN ARCHITECTURE: Wrought Iron Craftmanship; Historical Notes and Illustrations of Wrought Iron in Italy, Spain France, Holland, Belgium, England, Germany, America; Modern Wrought Iron; Light Fixtures and Knockers; Specifications

    New York: Scribner's, c1967. Later printing (first was in 1929). Cloth & boards. pp (vi), 202. Photos, drawings, index. Fine in VG jacket.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 45258
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  • BURLEY, W.J.
    WYCLIFFE AND THE SCAPEGOAT

    Edition: First printing

    London: Gollancz, 1978. Red boards, black & red on yellow non-pictorial dust jacket. Text paper slightly toned, as usual, else fine in fine, price-clipped jacket, no previous owner marks, very nice indeed. "A further novel concerning Chief Superintendent Wycliffe and his exploration of strange facets of human nature." - jacket. Set in Cornwall.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 18845
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  • MATERER, Timothy[Wyndham Lewis].
    WYNDHAM LEWIS THE NOVELIST.

    Detroit: Wayne State University Press, 1976. Tan cloth. 189, [3] pp. Fine copy, no previous owner marks, in a VG dust jacket.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 16477
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  • SANDERS, Helen Fitzgerald and William H. Bertsche, Jr., editors
    X. BEIDLER: VIGILANTE. With a Foreword By A. B. Guthrie, Jr.

    Edition: First edition.

    Norman, OK: University of Oklahoma Press, 1957. Red patterned boards. (xviii), (166) pp, illustrations in text. Small ink name, else fine in VG dust jacket. Story of John Xavier Beidler(1831-1890), a vigilante active in Montana in the 1860s, told in his own words. The eighth volume in the publisher's Western Frontier Library series.

    Condition: Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Very Good, Binding: Hardcover.

    Book ID: 22188
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  • X-RAYS. Translated by J.R. Clarke by BROGLIE, Maurice de (1875-1960)
    BROGLIE, Maurice de (1875-1960)
    X-RAYS. Translated by J.R. Clarke

    Edition: First edition in English

    London: Methuen, 1925. Octavo, light blue cloth. pp [2], (xiv), 203 pp + 7 plates and one folding table. 39 diagrams in text, Index. Band of yellowing to inner margins of free endpaper (from binding materials), short shallow bruise to upper inner corner of rear cover; spine very lightly darkened; else fine and fresh, no owner marks. Cream dust jacket lightly yellowed to spine and flap folds; tiny chips to spine ends; short shallow chip to upper inner corner of rear panel; else fine, flap price intact. "This book is intended to assist those who have not specialised in this branch of science, to make themselves familiar with modern X-ray physics. To this end a somewhat new treatment has…

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    London: Methuen, 1925. Octavo, light blue cloth. pp [2], (xiv), 203 pp + 7 plates and one folding table. 39 diagrams in text, Index. Band of yellowing to inner margins of free endpaper (from binding materials), short shallow bruise to upper inner corner of rear cover; spine very lightly darkened; else fine and fresh, no owner marks. Cream dust jacket lightly yellowed to spine and flap folds; tiny chips to spine ends; short shallow chip to upper inner corner of rear panel; else fine, flap price intact. "This book is intended to assist those who have not specialised in this branch of science, to make themselves familiar with modern X-ray physics. To this end a somewhat new treatment has been adopted. A well-illustrated chapter on X-ray spectographs increases the value of the work." - jacket. Maurice de Broglie was the elder brother of Louis de Broglie. They sometimes collaborated and co-authored a paper in 1921. Louis built on their shared research, but he was a theoretical physicist whereas Maurice was an experimental physicist. Louis was the first to postulate the wave-partical duality of matter, in 1924, and he won a Nobel Prize in 1929. Maurice did important work on in the study of X-ray diffraction and spectroscopy (he invented X-ray spectroscopy). In 1942 he assumed the Chair of Physics in the Collège de France and was elected to the Royal Society in London in 1940, having received their Hughes Medal in 1928 for his work on X-ray spectra. A superior copy of an important physics book.

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    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 41862
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  • STOCKBRIDGE, Frank Parker
    YANKEE INGENUITY IN THE WAR

    New York: Harper, 1920. Octavo, original brown pictorial cloth stamped in black and orange, gilt lettered. pp (xx), 372. Many photos. 1926 ink owner name on front free endpaper, else a fine, bright copy, no rubbing or flaking to cover stamping. A survey of American technical achievements which aided the allies' efforts in World War I. Note: 1.5 kg parcel, extra shipping will be required.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 35125
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  • YOUNG, Ian
    YEAR OF THE QUIET SUN

    Edition: First Canadian edition

    Toronto: Anansi, 1969. Octavo, card covers with flaps. Small ink name at front. The poet's second book, with some overtly gay content. Young has been an historian of gay literature, an editor, an AIDS activist, and more.. Note: lighter parcel, any default postage rate may be reduced, depending upon your location.

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 42509
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  • DOUGLAS, Sholto
    YEARS OF COMBAT. The first volume of the autobiography of Sholto Douglas, Marshal of the Royal Air Force, Lord Douglas of Kirtleside

    Edition: First edition.

    London: Collins, 1963. Octavo, blue cloth, endpaper maps. pp 384 + plates. Fine copy, no owner names. Dust jacket has some wear at head of spine and a one inch creased tear on front panel, VG otherwise. British military aviation during World War I.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 35361
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