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  • (LEWIS, Wyndham)
    WYNDHAM LEWIS: the early decades. September 18 - October 26, 1985

    New York: Washburn Gallery, 1985. pp [8], including covers. Colour reproductions. Exhibition catalogue. Fine copy.; Octavo

    Book ID: 55157
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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.

    Book ID: 16477
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  • (LEWIS, Wyndham)
    WYNDHAM LEWIS: the twenties

    London: Anthony D'Offay, 1984. Exhibition catalogue, reproductions in colour and b&w. 37 pictures on display. Fine copy.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall

    Book ID: 55242
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  • FARRINGTON, Jane
    WYNDHAM LEWIS. With contributions by Sir John Rothenstein, Richard Cork, Omar S. Pound

    Edition: First Edition

    London: Lund Humphries / City of Manchester Art Galleries, 1980. Glossy card covers. pp 128. Reproductions in colour and b&w. Sticker scar on front cover with loss of half of "Lewis", else fine. Exhibition catalogue.; Squarish octavo

    Book ID: 55231
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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.; 12mo

    Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket

    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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    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.

    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.

    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.

    Book ID: 35361
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  • BROADFOOT, Barry (Gwendolyn MacEwen)
    YEARS OF SORROW, YEARS OF SHAME: the story of the Japanese Canadians in World War II

    Edition: First Edition

    Toronto: Doubleday, 1977. Grey boards. pp (xii), (370), [2] + plates. Small bruise to upper outer corner of covers, else fine. Dust jacket has rubbbing to ends of lightly sunned spine, VG otherwise. Ink gift inscription at front of Canadian poet Gwendolyn MacEwen "To Bic (?) all my love, Gwendolyn / 78".

    Book ID: 44066
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  • GALE, Zona
    YELLOW GENTIANS AND BLUE

    Edition: First printing

    New York: Appleton, 1927. Cloth & boards. Slight yellowing to page edges, else fine. Dust jacket has a three inch closed tear to upper inner corner of front panel and minor wear to spine ends, VG+ otherwise, attractive. A short story collection by this Wisconsin writer who won a Pulitzer Prize for he dramatization of her novel MISS LULU BETT.

    Book ID: 43215
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  • ARMSTRONG, Terence, Editor, Introduction and Notes
    YERMAK'S CAMPAIGN IN SIBERIA. A selection of documents translated from the Russian by Tatiana Minorsky and David Wileman

    Edition: First Edition

    London: The Hakluyt Society, 1975. Sky blue cloth, bright gilt cover insignia and spine titles. Fine copy in near fine dust jacket. x, 315 pp. (includes references and index), folding frontispiece, 2 maps (1 folding), 154 pen and ink drawings. Gentle rubbing to dust jacket tips, negligible nicks to top-edge of front panel. The Russian conquest of Siberia, although a gradual process of absorbtion, could be said to have started in the 1580 with the campaign of Yermak. 'There are several narrative accounts, collectively known as the Siberian chronicles ... The Remezov chronicle, written about 1700, is illustrated with 154 pen and ink drawings. These are of great historical and artistic interest, for very few Russian drawings of this…

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    London: The Hakluyt Society, 1975. Sky blue cloth, bright gilt cover insignia and spine titles. Fine copy in near fine dust jacket. x, 315 pp. (includes references and index), folding frontispiece, 2 maps (1 folding), 154 pen and ink drawings. Gentle rubbing to dust jacket tips, negligible nicks to top-edge of front panel. The Russian conquest of Siberia, although a gradual process of absorbtion, could be said to have started in the 1580 with the campaign of Yermak. 'There are several narrative accounts, collectively known as the Siberian chronicles ... The Remezov chronicle, written about 1700, is illustrated with 154 pen and ink drawings. These are of great historical and artistic interest, for very few Russian drawings of this period survive. All are reproduced here.' - from the dj flap. (Hakluyt Society Second Series No. 146); Octavo 0904180034

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    Book ID: 26433
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  • GAHAGAN, Alvine Cyr (Margaret Mitchell])
    YES FATHER. Pioneer Nursing in Alberta.

    Edition: First Edition

    Manchester, NH: Hammer Publications, 1979. Dark blue pictorial cloth stamped in gilt without dust jacket (presumably as issued). vi, 186 pp. Photos throughout. Fine copy. Signed by the author, and with her small name label to front pastedown. Reprints a short 17 Feb., 1941, letter from Gone with the Wind author Margaret Mitchell (she thanks the author for her kind words and encourages her in her book project). Author's experiences as an Alberta nurse in the first half of the 20th century.; Octavo; Signed by Author

    Book ID: 17557
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  • DULLES, John W.F.
    YESTERDAY IN MEXICO: A Chronicle of the Revolution, 1919-1936

    Austin, TX: University of Texas Press, 1967. Red cloth. pp xvi, 805; photos and maps in text. Fine copy, no marks in text. Red dust jacket spine is sunned to pink, with minor wear at head; VG otherwise. The best account available of the period of dominance of the Sonoran dynasty. Note: 2 kg parcel, extra postage will be required; Octavo

    Condition: Fine in Very Good dust jacket

    Book ID: 26350
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  • YESTERDAY'S PEOPLE: stories by SIMIC, Goran
    SIMIC, Goran
    YESTERDAY'S PEOPLE: stories

    Edition: First printing

    Windsor, ON: Biblioasis, 2005. Card covers in rough textured jacket. Fine copy, the jacket has one nick. ; Octavo

    Book ID: 52993
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  • SHAPIRO, Linda. editor
    YESTERDAY'S TORONTO 1870-1910

    Toronto: Coles, 1978. Brown boards, photographic endpapers. pp x, 149. Many photos. Fine in worn jacket (creased, taped). ; Oblong quarto.

    Book ID: 45043
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  • WOODS, (Sara) [pseud. of Sara Bowen-Judd].
    YET SHE MUST DIE.

    Edition: First printing

    London: Macmillan, 1973. Maroon boards. Two small light yellow spots to lower outer corner of front free endpaper; small bruise to lower outer corner of front cover, tiny bruise to other corners; else fine, no owner marks. Price-clipped jacket has a one inch creased tear to the front panel; tiny nicks to spine tips; minute rubbing to outer corners; small rubbed spot and nick to top edge of front panel; else fine. Woods has long resided in Nova Scotia, Canada, though all her crime novels are set in her n ative England.

    Book ID: 9708
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  • BABCOCK, George
    YEZAD: a romance of the unknown

    Edition: First Edition

    Bridgeport, CT: Co-operative Publishing Company, 1922. Blue cloth gilt. pp (8), 463, Glossary at rear. Spine concave, bit darkened, worn at ends; lacking the front free endpaper, front inner hinge neatly repaired; damp stain with colour loss to rear cover; page edges yellowed; just a good, sound copy, now tight in the binding. Bleiler (1978) p 13. Reginal 00688. "Highly eccentric romance of reincarnation, which includes an account of the colonization of the Moon by near-perfect humans of Mars and the unhappy circumstances of the descent of our ancestors to Earth." - Anatomy of Wonder (1981) 2-4. . "Mixture of the occult, philosophy and science fiction in which a flight to an advanced Mars is undertaken" - Locke, Spectrum of Fantasy (1980). A sound reading copy of an uncommon book.

    Book ID: 43815
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  • PHILLIPS, Lance
    YONDER COMES THE TRAIN; the story of the Iron Horse and some of the roads it travelled

    Edition: First Edition

    New York: A.S. Barnes, 1965. Folio, yellow boards. pp 395, [5]. Photos of trains and ephemera. Index. Steam trains in America. Fine in jacket. Note: heavy book, extra postage will be required.

    Book ID: 43620
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  • JOHNSTON, Alexandra F. and Margaret Rogerson, editors
    YORK 1: Introduction, the records. 2: appendices, translations, end-notes, glossaries, and indexes. (2 volumes)

    Edition: First Edition

    University of Toronto Press, 1979. Two volumes. (lii), 615; (612)-965. Red printed cloth without jackets, as issued. Fine copies. 2.8 kg parcel. Extra shipping will be required. ; Records of Early English Drama (REED); Octavo

    Book ID: 55492
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