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BLEAK HOUSE., Dickens, Charles.  Introduction by Peter Ackroyd.
1 Dickens, Charles. Introduction by Peter Ackroyd. BLEAK HOUSE.
London Folio Society 2005 Hard Cover Near Fine "Phiz" 
874 pp, 10 1/4" H. Quarter bound in deep maroon leather with maroon cloth sides, black leather title label with gilt lettering/border on spine. Gilt borders on front and rear boards, top edge gilt, integral maroon ribbon bookmark. Maroon endpapers and slipcase. B&w illustrations. "The text and illustrations of this edition reproduce those of the Nonesuch Dickens, published in 1938 by the Nonesuch Press - with minor emendations." Book has minor rubbing to leather at top/bottom of hinge area. Slipcase has minor rubbing, a very small dent at on lower rear edge. 
Price: 70.00 USD
 
 
COLD MOUNTAIN.  UNCORRECTED MANUSCRIPT., Frazier, Charles.
2 Frazier, Charles. COLD MOUNTAIN. UNCORRECTED MANUSCRIPT.
Atlantic Monthly Press, New York, (1997). Trade Paperback Good+ 
367 pp, "Uncorrected Manuscript", Ver. 97.1.14. The author's first novel. "A magnificent love story in the tradition of Ernest Hemingway's 'A Farewell to Arms', 'Cold Mountain' is a breathtaking account of one man's voyage home from the front at the end of the Civil War. Based on true stories passed down by the author's great-great grandfather, 'Cold Mountain' is the tale of a wounded soldier, Inman, who walks away from the ravages of war and back home to his prewar sweethea rt, Ada..." Soft crease/bump to top corner of back cover affecting approx. last 30 pages of text, light bump at bottom of text block causing light creasing to bottom corner of pages 255-288, minor edge wear to covers/corners, lamination at bottom corner of front cover just starting to lift, small soft creases at fore edge of front/rear covers, light rubbing/scuffing, spine flat and uncreased. 
Price: 100.00 USD
 
 
3 Kavanagh, L.V. HISTORY OF GOLF IN CANADA.
Don Mills, Ontario Fitzhenry and Whiteside 1973 0889020140 / 9780889020146 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Good+ 
207 pp, 11 1/4" H. B&w photographs, reproductions. "(This) treasury of Canadian golf includes the complete records of the: Canadian Open Championships; Canadian Amateur Championships; Willingdon Cup Matches; Senior Championships of Canada; Canadian Junior Championships; Canadian Juvenile Championships; Interprovincial Senior and Junior Team Matches; Canadian Ladies' Open; Canadian Professional Championships. While tournament histories and records make the book invaluable to any golfer, the author has drawn on a storehouse of Canadian golf experience, gained from years of travelling the Canadian and International tournament scene, to recall colourful players, golf anecdotes, and footnotes on the Canadian style of play. Even Canada's position in the world of golf is recorded through international competition and the many international invitational matches, including individual achievements by Canadian golfers." Very light wrinkling at bottom of spine, small star-shaped stamp mark on rear pastedown. Dust jacket has several very small edge tears archivally taped, moderate wrinkling at top edge, light edge wear - mainly at top/bottom of spine and flap-folds, light soiling/rubbing on rear panel. 
Price: 35.00 USD
 
 
4 King, Leslie J. ONE HUNDRED YEARS OF GOLF. THE HAMILTON GOLF AND COUNTRY CLUB, 1894 TO 1994.
Hamilton, Ontario Hamilton Golf and Country Club 1993 0969782306 / 9780969782308 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Good 
158 pp, oblong (8 3/4" H x 11 1/4" D). B&w and colour photographs, reproductions. Contents: Foreword; Acknowledgements; Golf Comes to the New World; The Hamilton Golf Club is Founded; Early Successes at the National Level; Up the Mountain to Ancaster; The Club's Golden Years; Five Outstanding Champions; A Changing of the Guard; From Shadow to Sunshine; Rounding out the Century; Appendices: Presidents and Captains; Club Champions; Winners of Trophy Competitions; References; Photo Credits; Index. Light waviness to top & bottom edges of text block, soft crease at top corner of pages 87 to 90. Dust jacket has light rubbing, moderate edge wrinkling with tiny tear on rear panel, a few faint line indentations on from panel, moderate color fading on spine and 2" strip of rear panel at spine. 
Price: 45.00 USD
 
 
THE FIRST ONE HUNDRED YEARS: MISSISSAUGUA GOLF AND COUNTRY CLUB.  (MISSISSAUGA), Long, R. Brent.  Foreword by Bill Coyle.
5 Long, R. Brent. Foreword by Bill Coyle. THE FIRST ONE HUNDRED YEARS: MISSISSAUGUA GOLF AND COUNTRY CLUB. (MISSISSAUGA)
Mississaugua Golf & Country Club, Mississauga, 2006. 
168 pp, oblong 8vo (8 3/4" H x 12 1/8" D), hard cover in dust jacket. Pictorial endpapers, profusely illustrated in b&w and colour. Contents: The First Shot - A New Beginning; The Growth Years; The Thompson Brothers; Ada Mackenzie; Prosperous and Innovative; The Open Comes to Mississauga; The War Years; A New Era; A Year-Round Club; The Head Golf Professionals; The Golf Course; A Major Expansion; 75th Anniversary Celebrations; A New Chapter Begins; The Winds of Change; A New Millenium; Curli ng - Ciad Mille Failte ("A Hundred Thousand Welcomes"); Tennis - A Party Waiting to Happen; A Walk in the Park - Our Beautiful Trees; A Moment in Time - 2006 Centenary Celebrations; Postscript; Appendices. May require extra postage depending on d e s tination. Tiny bump at bottom of spine. Dust jacket has minor wrinkling at top/bottom of spine and flap-folds, light wrinkling at top edge of flaps, very light rubbing. Near Fine/Very Good+ 
Price: 75.00 USD
 
 
GUIDE TO THE COLLECTION OF LACE.  NATIONAL MUSEUM OF IRELAND., Longfield, Ada K.  (Mrs. A.K. Leask)
6 Longfield, Ada K. (Mrs. A.K. Leask) GUIDE TO THE COLLECTION OF LACE. NATIONAL MUSEUM OF IRELAND.
Dublin The Stationery Office 1970 Soft Cover Very Good- 
46 pp, 9 5/16" H. 22 b&w plates. "(A)rranged as far as possible for the convenience of the reader in search of a short summary of the general history of lace-making, as well as the visitor interested in special pieces on view. For further convenience the various classes of Irish work have been treated in a separate chapter, and the early history of the industry in Ireland has been dealt with in some detail. A Glossary of some of the principal technical terms is included - whilst the Bibliography indicates some of the more important books and other sources where the reader may find additional information." Contents: Glossary; Introduction - Evolution of Lace; Continental and English Needlepoint Laces - Italian, French, Flemish; Spanish, English; Continental and English Pillow (or Bobbin or Bone) Laces - ditto; Irish Laces - Early Irish Laces, Carrickmacross, Limerick, Irish Needlepoint, Crochet, Tatting; Miscellaneous - Machine-Lace; Bibliography. Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - very light edge wear, very light rubbing, small bump at top of front hinge, very small crease/wear at bottom corner of front cover, light browning/soiling. 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
MISSISSAUGUA GOLF & COUNTRY CLUB 1906-1981. (MISSISSAUGA), Mollenhauer, Jack, foreword.  Preface by Bettie Bradley.  Postscript by Bruce McLean.
7 Mollenhauer, Jack, foreword. Preface by Bettie Bradley. Postscript by Bruce McLean. MISSISSAUGUA GOLF & COUNTRY CLUB 1906-1981. (MISSISSAUGA)
Bettie Bradley, Mississauga, Ontario, (1982). 
135 pp, 11 1/4" H, hard cover (maroon boards with gold lettering on spine and front board) - no dust jacket (as issued). Pictorial endpapers. B&w and colour photographs. Contents: Foreword; Preface; It all Started: 1906-1919; Years of Growth: 1910-1919; The Thompson Brothers; Ada Mackenzie; Prosperous and Innovative: 1920-1929; Troubled Times: 1930-1939; War Years: 1940-1949; A New Era: 1950-1959; A Year-Round Club: 1960-1969; Gordon Brydson; The Golf Course; A Major Expansion: 1970-1980; Seveny-Five Years: 1981; Postscript; Appendix: Past Presidents; Ladies' Executive Presidents; Golf Captains; Ladies' Golf Captains; Men's Golf Champions; Ladies' Golf Champions; Golf Champion of Champions; Memorial Champions; Junior Golf Champions; Junior Curling Champions; Junior Tennis Champions; Curling; Men's Curling Club Champions; Women's Curling Club Champions; Mixed Curling Club Champions; Curling Chairmen; Men's Tennis Captains / Ladies' Tennis Captains; Tennis Champions; Staff, 1981; Members. Near Fine 
Price: 40.00 USD
 
 
8 Page, Dorothy G. Research by Violet Bjerke. Edited by Ada M. And Hiram M. Drache. POLAR PILOT: THE CARL BEN EIELSON STORY.
Danville, Illinois Interstate 1992 0813429390 / 9780813429397 First Edition Soft Cover Very Good 
409 pp, 9" H. B&w photographs, maps, reproductions. Biography of pioneering cold-weather aviator, Carl Ben Eielson (1897-1929), winner of the Distinguished Flying Cross and the Harmon Trophy. Interior - small crease at bottom corner of last page and soft crease on adjacent pages, otherwise clean and tight with no other ownership marks. Exterior - very small soft crease at bottom front corner and small soft crease at bottom rear corner. 
Price: 25.00 USD
 
 
THE CASTAWAYS OF PETE'S PATCH.  (A SEQUEL TO THE ADOPTING OF ROSA MARIE).  DANDELION SERIES., Rankin, Carroll Watson.
9 Rankin, Carroll Watson. THE CASTAWAYS OF PETE'S PATCH. (A SEQUEL TO THE ADOPTING OF ROSA MARIE). DANDELION SERIES.
Henry Holt, New York, (1937), reprint. 
290 pp, 8vo, hard cover (orange/brown cloth with black lettering/decoration on spine/front cover - no dust jacket). Color frontis and 3 b&w plates. Interior - pages faintly browned, small creases at bottom corners of pages 115-122, slight browning to gutters of endpapers, a very few light finger smudges to margins, book very slightly cracked at frontis - overall very sound. Exterior - moderate rubbing to edges, very light bump to top corner of front board, light rubbing to boards/ s p i n e , l i g ht dust staining to edges of textblock, light crease at top of spine. Good 
Price: 150.00 USD
 
 
THERE SHALL BE WINGS:  A HISTORY OF THE ROYAL CANADIAN AIR FORCE., Roberts, Leslie.
10 Roberts, Leslie. THERE SHALL BE WINGS: A HISTORY OF THE ROYAL CANADIAN AIR FORCE.
Clarke, Irwin, Toronto, 1959, first edition. 
290 pp, large 8vo (9 1/4" H), hard cover in dust jacket. B&w photographs. "Leslie Roberts begins his history of the RCAF with an account of (the first flight in Canada on Baddeck Bay in 1909). Five and one-half years later the first World War bro ke out and Mr. Roberts records the exploits in that conflict of the Canadians who took to the air in such numbers that in 1918 they constituted more than fifty percent of the flying personnel of the RAF. He describes the protracted and pai n f u l b i r t h of the RCAF, its struggles for survival during its early days, when to justify its existence a succession of economy-minded governments assigned it such employment as flying fire-spotting patrols, carrying out search-and-rescue an d me rc y m is si on s in the North, timber cruising for the provinces and photography and mapping tasks in the high Arctic....When a second World War broke out (these airmen) passed on their accumulated knowledge and experience to the young Canadia ns wh o.. .. wi th the ir co lleagues from the other Commonwealth countries, met and turned back the challenge of Hitler's Luftwaffe and shattered the wall of his European Fortress....(Roberts includes an) account of the British Commonwealth Air Tr ain ing Plan ; o f t he RCAF 's par ticipation in the Korean conflict; its contribution to NATO and the United Nations Emergency Force; and its present status as guardian of Canada's three shorelines, and our first line of defence....an excellent re cord of fligh t in Can ada , and of the dedicated service of the RCAF to its country in the cause of freedom." Light to moderate creases at fore-edge of approx. pages 16 to38 - mostly on pages 17 to 20 with small tear archivally taped, very li ght s oili ng in margi n of page 16, v ery light browning to top and fore-edge of textblock, slight wrinkling at top/bottom of spine, slight fading to top of front board. Dust jacket has moderate edge creasing and wear, several tears archivally t aped, light rubbi ng, 1" chip and several sma ll chi ps, light fading to spine color. Good-/Fair 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
11 Ross, E. Hopper. CRY TO THE MOMENT.
Perfect Pages of Burlington, Burlington, Ontario, (1989). 
424 pp, 8vo, soft cover. B&w drawings, maps. "...a story of Orkneymen and Scots, men and women of the early 19th century who came from the Northern Isles to live on the bleak shores of Hudson's Bay or to settle in the wilderness that was Upper Can ada. This is an intriguing narrative, well-illustrated, and a highly readable mixture of fact and fiction that captures the imagination." Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - very light edge wear, spi n e f l a t a n d uncreased. VG+ 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
UNIVERSAL OUTLOOK:  THE MAGAZINE FOR ALL INTERESTED IN DEANNA DURBIN.  COMPLETE RUN OF SIX VOLUMES, SPRING 1940 - SUMMER 1941., Stannage, James Robert, editor.  (Deanna Durbin.)  Joe Pasternak, Marguerite Slaney, Raymond H. Hill, Frederick Curtis, Julian Bagnall, Jay Gordon, George Hutter, Ronald Clinton, Lewis Howard, John Hackett, D.S. Washbrook, Nelson Blair, Paul Davis, et al
12 Stannage, James Robert, editor. (Deanna Durbin.) Joe Pasternak, Marguerite Slaney, Raymond H. Hill, Frederick Curtis, Julian Bagnall, Jay Gordon, George Hutter, Ronald Clinton, Lewis Howard, John Hackett, D.S. Washbrook, Nelson Blair, Paul Davis, et al UNIVERSAL OUTLOOK: THE MAGAZINE FOR ALL INTERESTED IN DEANNA DURBIN. COMPLETE RUN OF SIX VOLUMES, SPRING 1940 - SUMMER 1941.
Guildford Deanna Durbin Devotees of Great Britain Stapled in Wraps Good+ 
6 issues of "Universal Outlook" - a complete run of the Deanna Durbin fan magazine. **Please note: the 'Second Edition' (the second issue in the run) is the December 1940 'Special Reprint' ("revised, altered, with different illustrations and new features"). Apparently a reprint of the original Summer Edition had been planned due to demand, but "the entire make-up of the magazine,including all the photographic blocks, was destroyed by enemy action."** Approx. 8 1/2 " H, with many b&w photographs, plus drawings and contemporary advertisements. 55 pp, 42 pp, 47 pp, 46 pp,46 pp, 40 pp. The majority of the articles are about Deanna Durbin, her films, family, wedding, fashions, etc., but there are also articles about: Robert Stack, Helen Parrish, Gloria Jean (Schoonover), Joe Pasternak, Robert Cummings, Bebe Daniels, Nan Grey, etc. Interiors - Spring 1940 has a small curl and soft ceasing to top corner of pages; minor soft wrinkling to some pages in some volumes; light rusting to staples. Exteriors - small areas of foxing on front of two volumes; light soft wrinkling to some cover edges and corners; light edge wear - mainly on spine but heavier on the spine of Summer 1941; 3" tear at bottom of spine of Spring 1941 - archivally taped; rubbing and light soiling on rear covers of all volumes, light browning to edges of text block of some volumes. 
Price: 150.00 USD
 


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