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Image for A Nature Diary -by Richard Adams, Illustrated By John Lawrence (includes material about The Isle of Man )

A Nature Diary -by Richard Adams, Illustrated By John Lawrence (includes material about The Isle of Man )

By: Adams, Richard

Price: $12.74

Publisher: New York, NY, N.Y. / New York: Viking, 1985, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 153996

ISBN: 0670801054

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


----------hardcover, a Near Fine copy in a lightly rubbed Near Fine price clipped dustjacket, letter "R" on front blank endpaper, 158 + 2 pages, colour and b&w illustrations, a nice copy, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for Nature Day and Night -by Richard Adams, Illustrated By David Goddard and Stephen Lee

Nature Day and Night -by Richard Adams, Illustrated By David Goddard and Stephen Lee

By: Adams, Richard; Science Texts By Max Hooper; Illustrated By David Goddard and Stephen Lee

Price: $12.74

Publisher: Middlesex, England, Middlesex, UK: Kestrel Books / Penguin Books, 1978, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 157796

ISBN: 072265359X

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------hardcover, about 6 x 9.75 inches, a Near Fine copy in a Near Fine dustjacket, 108 pages, colour and b&w illustrations, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

How to Read a Book: The Classic Guide to Intelligent Reading

By: Adler, Mortimer J. And Van Doren, Charles

Price: $10.18

Publisher: New York, NY, N.Y. / New York: Touchstone / Simon & Schuster, 1972, 1st Softcover Edition, Later Printing: 1972

Edition: Later printing(s)

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 156284

ISBN: 0671212095

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


------------trade paperback, about 5.5 x 8.25 inches, a Very Good to very Good+ copy, a bit of light rubbing, 426 pages, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for How to Read a Book: The Classic Guide to Intelligent Reading, Completely revised and updated for the 1970's

How to Read a Book: The Classic Guide to Intelligent Reading, Completely revised and updated for the 1970's

By: Adler, Mortimer J. And Van Doren, Charles

Price: $16.58

Publisher: New York, NY, N.Y. / New York: Simon & Schuster, 1972, 3rd Printing Stated but this is a Book Club Edition 1st: 1972

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 159701

ISBN: 067121280X

Condition: Very Good (see description)


----------hard cover, visually this is a Near Fine copybut the front blank endpaper has been removed and there is some ink underlining in under 50 pages of the text so this is a Good to Very Good copy only, --- in a rubbed Good dustjacket with some chips and tears, copyright page states 3rd printing but this has been blindstamped for distribution by a book club, some age toning/browning to paper, 426 pages, ---"How to Read a Book, originally published in 1940, has... View more info

Image for Pilot's Notes:  Hurricane IIA, IIB, IIC, IID and IV Aircraft, Merlin XX Engine

Pilot's Notes: Hurricane IIA, IIB, IIC, IID and IV Aircraft, Merlin XX Engine

By: Air Ministry / Minister of Aircraft Production ( A Rowlands ) / Air Council / Controller of Her Majesty's Stationery Office

Price: $12.74

Publisher: England, London / Lancashire, UK: Controller for Her Majesty's Stationery Office / Minister of Aircraft Production / Air Council / Air Data Publication, No Date ( Circa 1970 Reprinting a 1940 Publication ), 1st Printing: 1970

Edition: First Printing

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 141900

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


------------softcover, Very Good+, roughly the size of a standard paperback, cord tied with brass bars, unpaginated, fold-out(s) intact, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for Pilot's Notes:  Beaufighter II Aeroplane, Two Merlin XX Engines

Pilot's Notes: Beaufighter II Aeroplane, Two Merlin XX Engines

By: Air Ministry / Minister of Aircraft Production ( A Rowlands ) / Air Council / Controller of Her Majesty's Stationery Office

Price: $12.74

Publisher: England, London / Lancashire, UK: Controller for Her Majesty's Stationery Office / Minister of Aircraft Production / Air Council / Air Data Publication, No Date ( Circa 1970 Reprinting a 1941 Publication ), 1st Printing: 1970

Edition: First Printing

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 141901

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


------------softcover, Very Good+, roughly the size of a standard paperback, cord tied with brass bars, unpaginated, fold-out(s) intact, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for Al-Mu'izz Li-Din Allah Street -THE GREAT STREET:  Historic Cairo ( Muizz  )( Egypt / Egyptian )

Al-Mu'izz Li-Din Allah Street -THE GREAT STREET: Historic Cairo ( Muizz )( Egypt / Egyptian )

By: al-Murri, Tariq; Wagdy Abbas; with Mohamed Saleh Mohamed, Hany Gad al-Rabb, Foreword By Farouk Hosni, Minister of Culture and Zahi Hawass, Secretary General Supreme Council of Antiquities

Price: $57.54

Publisher: Egypt, No Place ( Cairo, Egypt ): No Publisher ( Government of Egypt ), No Date (circa 2009 ), 1st Edition, First Printing: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 162155

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


------------hardcover, about 11.75w x 11.25h inches, a Near Fine example, in a Near Fine dustjacket, a bit of light rubbing, small nick on one edge of jacket, 228 pages, colour photos and images throughout including street pans showing the location of the buildings, overseas shipping (anywhere outside of Canada and the USA ) will require additional charges, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo ///NOT SIGNED/// View more info

Image for A New Kind of Ray: The Radiological Sciences in Canada 1895 - 1995 / Les Sciences Radiologiques Au Canada / Canadian Association of Radiologists ( Radiology - X-Ray History )

A New Kind of Ray: The Radiological Sciences in Canada 1895 - 1995 / Les Sciences Radiologiques Au Canada / Canadian Association of Radiologists ( Radiology - X-Ray History )

By: Aldrich, John E (signed); Brian C Lentle (signed); Peter Munk; J Kenneth Lipinski; Roch D DesRochers; Douglas Abrams; Marie-Fore Gagne; Ron Wood; Jocelyne LaPointe; William Doern; et al/ Canadian Association of Radiologists

Price: $25.54

Publisher: Vancouver, British Columbia, Vancouver, BC: University of British Columbia / Canadian Association of Radiologists, 1995, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 157529

ISBN: 0969955707

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


----------hardcover, overseas shipping (anything outside of the USA and Canada ) will require additional postage, about 9.25 x 12.25 inches, a Near Fine copy in a Near Fine dustjacket, signed by Aldrich and Lentle, 469 pages, b&w photos, some articles are in French, most are in English, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Birds of North America, EASTERN REGION / Smithsonian Handbooks ( Institution )(covers 706 species)

By: Alsop, Fred J ( III )/ Smithsonian Handbooks

Price: $12.74

Publisher: New York, NY, N.Y. / New York: DK Publishing / Smithsonian ( Institution ) Handbooks, 2001, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 150678

ISBN: 0789471566

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------stiff card covers so not quite a hardcover and not quite a softcover, a Near Fine copy, very faint stress line on the spine, ink gift inscription, 751 pages, colour photos throughout, ---"Published in association with America's preeminent authority, the Smithsonian Institution, this comprehensive handbook to the birds of North America: Eastern Region includes 706 species -- all birds known to breed east of the 100th meridian on the United States and Canad... View more info

Image for Poisonous Mushrooms of Canada Including Other Inedible Fungi / Research Branch Agriculture Canada Monograph 30 ( Includes Hallucinogens / Hallucinogenic )

Poisonous Mushrooms of Canada Including Other Inedible Fungi / Research Branch Agriculture Canada Monograph 30 ( Includes Hallucinogens / Hallucinogenic )

By: Ammirati, Joseph F; James A Traquair; Paul A Horgen / Research Branch Agriculture Canada Monograph 30

Price: $21.70

Publisher: Markham, Ontario, Markham, ON: Fitzhenry and Whiteside / / Research Branch Agriculture Canada Monograph 30 , 1985, 1st edition, First Printing: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 160709

ISBN: 0889029776

Condition: Good (see description)


-----------hardcover, about 8.75w x 11.25h inches, a solid Good exlibrary copy in an attractive Good dustjacket with some chips and tears, library sticker on spine and rear panel of the book, cover art by Henry A C Jackson a well known artist of mushrooms, fungi and toadstools, 396 pages, b&w illustrations as well as colour photos, contents include: Preface; PART ONE: The Fungus Fruit Body ---Introduction; Fruit Body; Life Cycle; Literature ---Macroscopic Features - Ba... View more info

Image for MWCC - The Magic Wand Correspondence Club - EIGHT Issues ( Volume 2, # 3, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10-11-12 (all 1953 ) and Dec 1952 )(inc. Tental Melepathy / Vanishing Orange Crush By Dennis Lee )( Magic / Magician Fanzine )

MWCC - The Magic Wand Correspondence Club - EIGHT Issues ( Volume 2, # 3, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10-11-12 (all 1953 ) and Dec 1952 )(inc. Tental Melepathy / Vanishing Orange Crush By Dennis Lee )( Magic / Magician Fanzine )

By: Andrews, Arthur MWCC- The Magic Wand Correspondence Club; with Dennis Lee; Marcus Bloch; Paul LaVasseur; Arthur N Humphrey; J Harlan Underhill; David Roper; Amazing Dr Maurice; Daniel A Moran; Edward Konstant; Tom Waldrop; Irv Weiner; et al

Price: $159.94

Publisher: Shelby, Ohio, USA: MWCC - The Magic Wand Correspondence Club, 1952, 1953, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 159395

Condition: Good (see description)


-----------8 issues/volumes (ONE SHIPPING PRICE ), stapled 8.5 x 11 sheets, various pagination, issue 10-11-12 are one issue, all aare Good or better, light rubbing and wear, some curling to corner tips, these issues include two magic offerings by Dennis Lee which were many, many years before he was published, as well one other issue mentions Dennis Lee, full of magic tricks and magician news, obviously quite rare and definitely not in (m)any Dennis Lee collections, any... View more info

Image for A Bird in the Bush:  The Story of the Province of Quebec Society for the Protection of Birds, 1917 - 2002 -a Signed Copy

A Bird in the Bush: The Story of the Province of Quebec Society for the Protection of Birds, 1917 - 2002 -a Signed Copy

By: Arnaudin, Margaret Pye (signed)

Price: $16.58

Publisher: Quebec, Westmount, PQ: Price Patterson Ltd. / The Province of Quebec Society for the Protection of Birds, 2002, 1st edition, First Printing: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 146940

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


----------trade paperback, a Very Good+ copy with a bit of very light rubbing, signed and inscribed by the author, 255 pages, b&w photos, ---"For 85 years, the Province of Quebec Society for the Protection of Birds (PQSPB) - Quebec's oldest bird club - has been introducing people to the fascinating world of bird study. Its membership has included naturalists of every stripe: professional and amateur ornithologists, oologists, bird banders, botanists, conservationists... View more info

Image for The Ashley Book of Knots, Every Practical Knot - What it Looks like, Who Uses it, Where it comes from, & How to Tie it, with 7000 Drawings Representing Over 3900 Knots

The Ashley Book of Knots, Every Practical Knot - What it Looks like, Who Uses it, Where it comes from, & How to Tie it, with 7000 Drawings Representing Over 3900 Knots

By: Ashley, Clifford W with Ammendments By Geoffrey Budworth, International Guild of Knot Tyers

Price: $76.74

Publisher: New York, NY, N.Y. / New York; Doubleday, 1993, 1st Edition, Later (42nd) Printing: 1993

Edition: Later Printing of the first Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 163099

ISBN: 0385040253

Condition: Near Fine (see desciption)


-----------hardcover, about 8.75w x 11.25h inches, ---overseas shipping (anywhere outside of Canada and the USA ) may require extra charges-if an issue please inquire before ordering, a Near Fine copy in a Near Fine dustjacket, looks pretty darn close to new, a lovely copy with the jacket in a hi-quality mylar protector, 620 pages, contents include: On Knots; Occupational Knots; Knob Knots, Single Strand Stopper or Terminal Knots, Lanyard Knots, Button Knots; Multi Stra... View more info

Image for PAYBACK:  Debt and the Shadow Side of Wealth ---by Margaret Atwood ---a Signed Copy

PAYBACK: Debt and the Shadow Side of Wealth ---by Margaret Atwood ---a Signed Copy

By: Atwood, Margaret (signed)

Price: $19.14

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: The House of Anansi, 2008, 1st Edition, Later Printing: 2008

Edition: Later Printing of the first Edition

Inscription: Signed (see description)

Seller ID: 163619

ISBN: 0887848100

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


----------trade paperback, about 5w x 8h inches, a Very Good+ to Near Fine example with just a wee bit of very light rubbing, a few pages have had the corner tips turned, 230 pages, signed by Atwood without inscription on the title page, ---"Legendary poet, novelist, and essayist Margaret Atwood gives us a surprising look at the topic of debt -- a timely subject during our current period of economic upheaval, caused by the collapse of a system of interlocking debts... View more info

Image for The Guide to Historic Costume -by Karen Baclawski ( Encyclopedia of Clothes / Clothing / Fashion / Dress / Shoes, etc)

The Guide to Historic Costume -by Karen Baclawski ( Encyclopedia of Clothes / Clothing / Fashion / Dress / Shoes, etc)

By: Baclawski, Karen; Foreword By Negley Harte, Director of The Pasold Research Fund

Price: $24.26

Publisher: New York, NY, N.Y. / New York: Drama Book Publishers, 1995, 1st edition, First Printing: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 157905

ISBN: 0896761371

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------hardcover, about 7.5 x 10 inches, a Near Fine copy in a Near Fine dustjacket, 239 pages, profusely illustrated with b&w photos, , any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for The Oxford University Press and the Spread of Learning - 1478 to 1978 ---with A Keepsake to Remind You of Your Visit to an Exhibition Held at the D B Weldon Library, The University of Western Ontario, London, Canada - 1978

The Oxford University Press and the Spread of Learning - 1478 to 1978 ---with A Keepsake to Remind You of Your Visit to an Exhibition Held at the D B Weldon Library, The University of Western Ontario, London, Canada - 1978

By: Barker, Nicolas, Preface By Charles Ryskamp

Price: $22.98

Publisher: Oxford, England, Oxford, UK: At the Clarendon Press, 1978, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 160728

ISBN: 0199510865

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


-----------large (quarto) softcover, a Very Good+ copy with light wear and a bit of rubbing to the cream covers, 332 pages, b&w photos as well as 4 additional full page plates/illustrations, laid in is --- 1 ) A Keepsake (2 copies -one is Near Fine, one is Very Good with a smudge) - 2 ) Invitation from Western University to the exhibition - 3 ) Invitation to a wine and cheese reception at Western U. presented by OUP, contents include: Preface; Introduction; The Early un... View more info

Ramblings of a Sportsman - Naturalist ---by B.B. ( BB / Denys Watkins-Pitchford )

By: BB, Illustrated and Written by Denys Watkins-Pitchford ( B.B.)

Price: $29.38

Publisher: London, England, London, UK: Michael Joseph, 1979, 1st Edition, First Impression: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 150486

ISBN: 0718118154

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------hardcover, a Near Fine copy in a Near Fine dustjacket, 176 pages, b&w illustrations by Denys Watkins-Pitchford aka BB, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo ///NOT SIGNED/// View more info

Rotary Fly Tying Techniques: Understanding the Potential of Your Rotary Fly Tieing Vise ( How-to Guide ) ( Fly Fishing related )

By: Beatty, al and Gretchen

Price: $19.14

Publisher: Portland, Oregon, Portland, OR: Frank Amato, 2008, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 161457

ISBN: 1571884181

Condition: Near Fine (see desciption)


-----------softcover, about 8.5w x 11h inches, a Near Fine example, 116 pages, colour photos throughout, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

BEKEN of COWES: A Hundred Years of Sail ( 100 / One Hundred )( Sailing Ships / Racing Yachts in the Solent )( Yachting )

By: Beken, Kenneth; Foreword By Prince Philip, HRH The Duke of Edinburgh; Introduction By Hammond Innes ( Frank Beken / Beken of Cowes related)

Price: $25.54

Publisher: New York, NY, N.Y. / New York: Alfred A Knopf, 1981, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 160216

ISBN: 0394523261

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------hardcover, about 10.5w x 14.5h inches, a Near Fine copy, in a close to Near Fine price clipped dustjacket, small mark at top and bottom of spine of jacket, unpaginated ( 190 pages ), packed with lovely b&w photos of which TWO are double fold-outs (so 4 pages wide ) and many are two pages wide (so side-by-side), at the rear of the book is a Photographic Index complete with captions and brief descriptions and histories of the vessels most of which are yachts, ov... View more info

Image for Butterfield Bank: One Hundred and Fifty, a Sesquicentennial History ( Bermuda banking / 150 Years / History / Butterfield Family )(still in shrinkwrap)

Butterfield Bank: One Hundred and Fifty, a Sesquicentennial History ( Bermuda banking / 150 Years / History / Butterfield Family )(still in shrinkwrap)

By: Bell , Jonathan and Roger Crombie / Butterfield Bank

Price: $29.38

Publisher: Bermuda, Bermuda : Bank of N.T. Butterfield, 2008, 1st Edition, First Printing (assumed): 2008

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 156069

Condition: Fine (see description)


-----------hardcover, about 6.25 x 9.25 inches, a Fine copy in a Fine dustjacket, still in shrinkwrap, an unopened copy, 144 pages, colour photos, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info