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NAUTICAL ANTIQUES & COLLECTABLES., Baddeley, Jon.
1 Baddeley, Jon. NAUTICAL ANTIQUES & COLLECTABLES.
Konecky & Konecky, (New York, 1993). 
160 pp, 4to (11 1/4" H) hard cover in dust jacket. Profusely illustrated in color and b&w. "This well-illustrated collector's guide covers a wide range of nautical decorative arts and naviational instruments. The book spans the period from the sixteenth century to the present day with an emphasis on the golden age of production between 1800 and 1940. These more modern pieces are readily found in specialist shops and auctions and are therefore more affordable than earlier and rarer pieces. The book is divided into eight chapters, covering ship models, navigational instruments, ship fixtures and fittings, marine arts and crafts, ocean liner artefacts and ship portrait painting. A concluding chapter lists public and private collections where marine art can be seen and provides information on its purchase internationally. There is also practical advice on the restoration of these artefacts." Dust jacket very light edge wrinkling and very light rubbing. Fine/Very Good+ 
Price: 50.00 USD
 
 
2 Beeshy's , The China Shop. A LITTLE PORTFOLIO ILLUSTRATING SOME OF THE EXCEPTIONAL VALUES IN FINE ENGLISH EARTHENWARE AND ENGLISH BONE CHINA NOW BEING SHOWN BY BEESHY'S, THE CHINA SHOP, RIDGEWAY, ONTARIO.
Ridgeway, Ontario Beeshy's, The China Shop Card covers in wire Binding Very Good - 
48 pp, 9 3/4" H. Orange card covers with black lettering/illustration on front cover. No date, but the text references two patterns introduced in 1937 and there is a printed note on the back cover stating that the Wire-o-binding was patented 1936. B&w photographs of the shop (exterior & interior) and the proprietors, plus b&w (and a few colour) photographs of china (Wedgwood, Royal Doulton, Johnson Bros., Adams, etc.). Short historiesy of the store, the family, the decoration of English china. Pages 12-48 show examples of some of the different patterns carried with descriptions. "The Romance of a Village Shop" is printed on the inside of both covers. Interior - small soft bump to top corner of pages, a few soft wrinkles at some page fore-edges, otherwise clean and tight with no other ownership marks. Exterior - small crease at corners of covers, very light edge wrinkling, one tiny edge tear on front cover. 
Price: 25.00 USD
 
 
3 Bone, David W. THE LOOKOUTMAN.
Harcourt, Brace, New York, (1923), Ist ed. 
220 pp, 8vo, HC. The purpose of this book is to familiarize the reader with the outward appearance of representative types of vessels so they may be recognized on occasion, and to offer a lookoutman's comments on their character, habits and temper. 22 plates, some in color, of various ships at sea and in port along with profiles of ships throughout text relating back to the plates. Minor edgewear and slight fading of lettering on spine. Prize inscription on ffep. Foxing on pr e l i m i n a r i e s . VG 
Price: 14.00 USD
 
 
4 Bone, Gavin. ANGLO-SAXON POETRY. AN ESSAY WITH SPECIMEN TRANSLATIONS IN VERSE.
Oxford University Press, London, 1944, 2nd printing. 
79 pp, small 8vo (7 3/4" H), hard cover (white boards with black lettering on spine, blind stamped line decoration to boards) - no dust jacket. Portrait frontispiece. Contents: Introduction; The Battle of Maldon; Judith; The Fates and Gifts of Men ; Gnomic Verses; Riddles - Moon and Sun, Bookworn; A Charm Against the Stitch; The Whale; The Dream of the Rood; The Song of Deor; The Wife's Plaint; The Husband's Message; The Wanderer; The Seafarer; The Ruin. Slight bump to bottom of sp i n e , l i g h t rubbing to boards. VG 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
THE STRANGE DISAPPEARANCE OF MR. TOAST with MR. TOAST AND THE WOOLLY MAMMOTH.  2 BOOKS., Brent, Stuart.
5 Brent, Stuart. THE STRANGE DISAPPEARANCE OF MR. TOAST with MR. TOAST AND THE WOOLLY MAMMOTH. 2 BOOKS.
New York Viking Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Leslie Goldstein / Lilian Obligado. Inscribed By Author
62 pp & 94 pp - 2 volumes - 9 3/8" H. B&w illustrations. 1. The Strange Disappearance of Mr. Toast - inscribed on front free endpaper in red ink: "For Lesley / from / Stuart Brent" - First edition, 1964 - "Mr. Toast was a golden retriever, and the Brent family was his personal responsibility. He never failed to devote his full time and attention to his duties, rounding up lost children, patiently accepting Baby Joe's hugs and kisses, even settling quarrels between the younger children with a few cuffs of a firm but gentle paw. (After the family arrives at Bark Point for their summer holiday), suddenly Mr. Toast was nowhere to be found! Had he arrived with them? Had he leaped out of the car to go off chasing rabbits as soon as the car door was opened? No one was sure. Where could Mr.Toast be?" 2. Mr. Toast and the Woolly Mammoth - inscribed on front free endpaper in red ink: "For Lesley / from / Stuart Brent / with Appreciation" - Third printing, 1966 - Exploring a quarry, two of the eldest Brent boys "reached a point where a landslide gave way under them, tossing them violently to the bottom" where Mr. Toast "proceeded to discover what was undoutedly the biggest bone of his life! The story of the unearthing of a prehistoric monster by the entire Brent family makes for exciting and enlightening reading." Very minor edge rubbing. Dust jackets have very light edge wear with one or two tiny edge tears, some light browinng on inside of spine of book 1 and very light browning on inside of spine of book 2. Dust jackets are protected in mylar sleeves. 
Price: 25.00 USD
 
 
THE BUFFALO PEOPLE:  PREHISTORIC ARCHAEOLOGY ON THE CANADIAN PLAINS., Bryan, Liz.
6 Bryan, Liz. THE BUFFALO PEOPLE: PREHISTORIC ARCHAEOLOGY ON THE CANADIAN PLAINS.
Edmonton University of Alberta Press 1991 0888642210 / 9780888642219 First Edition Soft Cover Very Good 
215 pp, 9" H. B&w and colour photographs, b&w drawings/diagrams. "The prehistoric nomadic inhabitants of Canada had no writing, no large settlements, and very little in the way of lasting material things. Before Europeans came to North America they had no guns, no horses, no hard metals. What clues we have come primarily from the work of archaeologists sifting through the buried evidence - little bits of stone and bone and pottery, refuse heaps and fire pits, ancient villages and burials, fingerprints and prehistoric blood. Yet theirs is a long and triumphant story of survival, a story that is even now just beginning to be told." Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - very minor edge wear, two small minoe corner creases, very slight lean to spine. 
Price: 12.00 USD
 
 
LUCILLE TEASDALE:  DOCTOR OF COURAGE., Cowley, Deborah.  Inscribed by author.
7 Cowley, Deborah. Inscribed by author. LUCILLE TEASDALE: DOCTOR OF COURAGE.
XYZ Publishing, Montreal, 2005. 
177 pp, 8vo (8 7/16" H), soft cover. ISBN 1894852168 B&w photographs, map. INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR ON FIRST PAGE. "Lucille Teasdale was determined to become a doctor and help children in need. She entered medical school in 1950 and was one of the f irst women in Quebec to receive a diploma as a surgeon. In 1961, she married an Italian doctor, Piero Conti, and went to northern Uganda with him. There, they established St. Mary's-Lacor Hospital. For over 35 years, they treated people w i t h c o n t agious diseases such as malaria, tuberculosis, and AIDS. They continually expanded the services of the hospital and trained Ugandans to staff it. Dr. Lucille performed thousands of operations under extremely difficult conditions. W he n ci v il w ar b roke out in Uganda in the early 1970s, she was forced to become a war surgeon. Even though repeated rebel attacks on the hospital put their lives in constant peril, the couple stayed on to help the people who depended on th em for m edi ca l c are . Bef ore the world knew about HIV, Dr. Lucille contracted the virus when sharp bone fragments penetrated her rubber gloves in the course of performing an operation on a wounded soldier. She took precautions but contined to wo rk f or anot her ten yea rs to save lives and raise funds for the hospital. She spoke out boldly on HIV/AIDS and became an inspiring example to people living with the disease. She died of AIDS in 1996 and is buried in Uganda, on the grounds of Lacor Ho spita l." Inte rior - c lean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - clean and bright. Near Fine 
Price: 12.50 USD
 
 
THE IVORY AND THE HORN:  A NEWFORD COLLECTION., de Lint, Charles. (Charles deLint).  Dust jacket art by Terri Windling
8 de Lint, Charles. (Charles deLint). Dust jacket art by Terri Windling THE IVORY AND THE HORN: A NEWFORD COLLECTION.
TOR, New York, (1995), Ist edition. 
318 pp, 8vo (8 1/2" H), hard cover in dust jacket. ISBN 0312855737. Contents: Waifs and Strays; Mr. Truepenny's Book Emporium and Gallery; The Forest is Crying; The Wishing Well; Dead Man's Shoes; Bird Bones and Wood Ash; A Tempest in Her Eyes; Sa xophone Joe and the Woman in Black; The Bone Woman; Pal O' Mine; Where Desert Spirits Crowd the Night; Dream Harder, Dream True; The Pochade Box; Coyote Stories; The Forever Trees. "In de Lint's capable hands, modern fantasy becomes something o t h e r than escapism. It becomes folk song, the stuff of urban myth - In the fictional city of Newford, replete with brutal realities of modern urban life, de Lint's characters encounter magic in strange and unexpected places. Magic is found und er c on cr ete streets, amid the faces of the destitute, and in the dark alleys that lead to surprising destinations." Light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine. Dust jacket has very slight fading to spine color. Very Good/Very Good 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
THE WHITE-COATED ARMY., Harpole, James.
9 Harpole, James. THE WHITE-COATED ARMY.
Cassell, London, 1938, first edition. 
263 pp, 8vo (8 5/16" H), hard cover in dust jacket. "This volume follows the author's 'Leaves From a Surgeon's Case-Book', which has had outstanding success. In its twenty chapters it emphasises the advances of the last few years in surgical metho ds, and the value of newly discovered ways of treatment, in a manner readily followed by the layman. It explains what science is doing for the alleviation of pain; the minimising of risk in even major operations; the vastly improved chances o f c u r e and recovery, and in it all inspires confidence by removing fear. Many examples are given of the ever-increasing victories accruing from laboratory research and the patient observation of results in practice. It reads like a benign rom an c e. Th e author, a famous surgeon writing under a nom-de-plume, has produced a timely book, of engrossing interest in its encouraging story of surgical and medical progress." Contemporary Christmas gift inscription on free front endpaper, book is c ock e d, li ght browning on free endpapers, light browning to pages, heavy browning on pages 26 & 27 due to laid-in advertisement card - migrates into adjacent pages, small double crease at top corner of pages 237 to 230, moderate browning to edg es of t ex t b loc k, 'old paper' odor, wrinkling at top/bottom of spine, light shelf soiling on bottom of text block. Dust jacket has moderate to heavy browning - heaviest on spine and flap-folds, several small chips and edge tears, light edg e wea r/w rinkl ing , tw o sm all water marks on spine. Good/Good 
Price: 25.00 USD
 
 
LE JARDIN DE NUIT., Jabry.  (Jacques Brillant.)  Edited by Vincent Pouliot.
10 Jabry. (Jacques Brillant.) Edited by Vincent Pouliot. LE JARDIN DE NUIT.
Ottawa Societe Culturelle Ameuroasie 1960 Limited Edition Hard Cover Very Good Maitre Domoto Insho. 
45 pp, 11 5/8" H, in purple cloth with silver lettering on front board, colour floral images on front and rear boards. Number 100 in an edition limited to 1000 copies. Handmade Japanese paper with top edge untrimmed (as issued). Endpapers in shades of orange, green, blue and purple with floral designs. B&w illustrations. French text. With: 44 pp pamphlet (7 1/8" H) stapled in green patterned covers, containing the French poetry faced by translations in Japanese characters. Enclosed in three panel portfolio with orange/blue/white decoration on exterior, title in black on front panel, two white (bone?) fasteners, landscape illustration on interior in blue/black/white. "Ce livre 'le jardin de nuit' est un poeme de jabry / calligraphie de la main de 'auteur / illustre a l'encre de chine par maitre domo insho / edite par les soins de vincent pouliot / avec la collaboration technique du typographe sasaki / imprime au moyen de cliches en gelatine bichcromatee aux ateliers de collotypie chez benrido de kyoto / sur papier japon fabrique a la main avec la fibre du broussonetia papyfera par les artisans des papeteries iwano de fukui / tire a mille exemplaires seulement / quatre exemplaires etant mis hors commerce pour etre gracieusement presentes a la maison imperiale du japon." Tiny scuff to cloth on front board, minor color fading to top/bottom edge of spine and top edge of both boards. Pamphlet has light wear at top of spine, a few small line indentation on covers, tiny dent at fore-edge of rear cover and on fore-edge of text block, Portfolio has light edge wear, wear on fastener tabs, small areas of rubbing/color loss on spine where fasteners clip-in, minor toning at inside edges, light browning on spine and at edges, rub mark on spine. 
Price: 275.00 USD
 
 
11 Knaak, Richard A. FIREDRAKE / ICE DRAGON / WOLFHELM / SHADOW STEED / THE DRAGON CROWN / THE HORSE KING / THE SHROUDED REALM / CHILDREN OF THE DRAKE. (VOL. 1, 2, 3, 4, 6 & 7 OF 'THE DRAGONREALM' + VOL. 1 & 2 OF 'ORIGIN OF DRAGONREALM'. 8 BOOKS IN TOTAL.
New York Warner Mass Market Paperbacks Very Good 
'Firedrake' - 268 pp. ISBN 0445209402 - 1989, 1st printing - "In the ultimate war between humans and fiery, shape-shifting beings, Duke Toma, bent on utter supremacy, has unleashed every conceivable evil on the world of the Dragon Kings. Only one person will dare to challenge him: Cabe Bedlam, a mere youth cast adrift in a world where none can be trusted. Yet at his command is a formidable arsenal - a fierce warrior tradition imparted by regal, still-living forebears - the fabulous gifts of witch Gwen, the ravishing lady of the Amber - and the magical Horned Blade, the sword that promises its bearer total mastery over the many menacing forms of man and beast." 'Ice Dragon' - 248 pp. ISBN 0445209429 - 1989, 1st printing - "He was a novice warrior, young and untrained, yet Cabe Bedlam fought the fierce shape-shifting Dragon Kings who sought to rule the world of man. Wielding his magic sword against their glittering scaled armor, he drove them back into their petty Dragonrealms. The Dragon Kings still schemed to usurp Cabe and his wife, the gifted spellcaster, Gwen, but none could pierce the potent magic that guarded the humans. Then from the Northern Wastes, the merciless Ice Dragon unleashed the Final Winter - his lethal scheme to conquer the Dragonrealms, and sweep mankind into oblivion. Only Cabe has the courage and the power to prevent such disaster. And so he must journey to a distant, frozen land - and to an epic confrontation with the bone-white, utterly evil Ice Dragon." 'Wolfhelm' - 251 pp. ISBN 0445209666 - 1990, 1st printing - "The Dragon Emperor is dead, yet his lust for power leaves a wicked legacy: The dragonrealms and human kingdoms alike lie in ruins. Tomorrow's hope - the Emperor's hatchlings - live on, protected by human warrior Cabe Bedlam and his wife, the potent witch Gwen. Even so, the future of dragon and man alike teeters on the brink of disaster. Only Cabe's good friend, the Gryphon, can save the shape-shifting dragons from losing their magical powers. Half-humanoid lion, half-bird, he has set sail in search of the mysterious Dream Lands of his birth. Armed with illusion cloaks and a navy of seasoned drakes, he must find and conquer the fearsome Dark God called the Ravager - before all hope for the future is destroyed." 'Shadow Steed' - 263 pp. ISBN 0445209674 - 1990, 1st printing - "The prosperous mountain kingdom Talak suvived war with the Ice Dragon unwounded - except for young, mutilated King Melicard's hatred of dragons, drakes, and magical humans like Cabe and Gwen Bedlam. Pursuing his twisted vendetta, Melicard captures the demon steed Darkhorse but unwittingly frees the sinister pan-dimensional entity Shade, a being who has found the ultimate spell of world-dominating power. At once Shade plans to test his deadly rites - on Melicard's betrothed, the beautiful Princess Erini. Now, to save his beloved and his world, the mad king must trust his foes, join with his enemies, and ride with Darkhorse on a lethal plunge into the depths of what he fears most - the heart of Dragon magic." 'The Dragon Crown' - 323 pp. ISBN 0446364649 - 1994, 1st printing - "Son of the sinister Gold Dragon, the young shapeshifter Kyl is about to be crowned Dragon Emperor, lord of the drake kingdoms. But should the throne be his? For while some dragons are good and wise, others are driven mad by their own magic. And some are born evil, demons of murder and blood. Which is Kyl? With the future of the world at stake, Kyl must survive ordeals of assassinations, manipulation, and conspiracies that began before his birth. These lethal tests may purify the dragon - or unleash his dark lusts. Instead of bringing peace and justice, Emperor Kyl may plunge dragons, wizards, and humans into a nightmare reign of deadly horror." 'The Horse King' - 346 pp. ISBN 0446603538 - 1997, 1st printing - "With an army of evil wizards, the power-mad Horse King Lanith launches a war of genocide. Then Cabe Bedlam, Emperor Gryphon, and Darkhorse the Eternal join the battle against him - and discover their true foe is a hideous, sdadistic force from Beyond. The Void Lord is the Horse King's ally and master, and the one being Darkhorse fears. Freed from eons of captivity, the monster enslaves the soul of Cabe's son, and plans to torture and then devour the entire Dragonsrealm. Darkhorse, the Bedlams, and the drakes are helpless. But the world has one last weapon: the uncanny power of Yssa, the Green Dragon's half-human daughter." 'The Shrouded Realm' - 297 pp, ISBN 0446361380 - 1991, 1st printing - "Trapped on a world poisoned by foul magics, Dru Zeree has one hope to save humankind. He must lead his people into a mirage, to a spectral land of ghosts. But the path between realms is a gauntlet of elementals, treachery, and the demons of a lost race. And beyond the gateway, the mirage of life might become a dark abyss of horror, death - and shadows." 'Children of the Drake' - 284 pp. ISBN 0446361534 - 1991, 3rd printing - "A race of sorcerers finds new life on a new world - but is losing its magic and immortality. Desperate to regain their powers, the followers of evil Lord Barakas capture Darkhorse, torture the Avian Seekers - and are condemned to a living nightmare. For the secret heart of the unnamed realm is transforming the wizards into terrifying reflections of their dark, horror-filled souls." Interiors - 'The Shrouded Realm' has bookstore stamp on inside of front cover; 'Children of the Drake' has bookstore stamp on inside of front cover, has one page with tiny edge tear archivally taped; all volumes have very light to light page browning; otherwise all are clean and tight with no other ownership marks. Exteriors - very light to light edge wear, one or two tiny corner creases, five vols with tiny number stamp on bottom of text block; 'The Horse King' has old tape on one corner; 'The Dragon Crown' has scuffing on rear cover; 'The Shrouded Realm' has light rubbing, is lightly cocked, soft crease down rear cover, faint creasing on spine; 'Children of the Drake' has old tape wrapped around bottom of spine/hinges, & small bump on rea hinge. 
Price: 37.50 USD
 
 
12 Macleish, William H. OIL AND WATER: THE STRUGGLE FOR GEORGES BANK.
Boston Atlantic Monthly Press 1985 0871130076 / 9780871130075 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good- 
304 pp, 8 1/2" H. "Georges Bank, 20,000 square miles of turbulent shoal water off Nantucket, is one of the richest fishing grounds in the world, its depths populated by cod, haddock, flatfish, and scallops. Until recently it was a gathering place for immense fishing trawlers of all nations. Then the Bank also became a bone of contention for explorers in oil, pitting the great multinational companies against one another, to say nothing of federal and state governments, jostling for their share of offshore oil revenues. Georges has long been the subject of dispute between the United States and Canada, and in the fall of 1984 the International Court of Justice in the Hague awarded a large portion of the Bank to Canada. Oil-lease sales were scheduled - and cancelled. Fishermen protested to their political representatives, who protested to their governments. Over the storm-lashed and fecund waters of Georges Bank, William MacLeish has travelled many times - by trawler, by helicopter, by scientific research vessel, by airplane, and by scallop boat. His pages bring us the scientists, the fishing people, politicians, lawyers, and oilmen connected with Georges Bank." Book is slightly cocked, has minor soiling on top of text block, light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine - bump at top of front hinge. Dust jacket has light edge wear/wrinkling, a few small light scuff marks, light soiling/rubbing on rear panel. 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
ROBERTSON DAVIES: MAGICIAN OF WORDS., Maes, Nicholas.
13 Maes, Nicholas. ROBERTSON DAVIES: MAGICIAN OF WORDS.
Toronto Dundurn 2009 1550028723 / 9781550028720 First Edition Soft Cover Fine 
221 pp, 8vo (8 1/2" H). B&w photographs. "Born in Thamesville, Ontario, a student at Queen's University in Kingston in the 1930s, and editor and later publisher of the 'Peterborough Examiner' from the 1940s to the mid-1960s, playwright, essayist, critic, professor, and novelist Robertson Davies (1913-1995) was one of Canada's pre-eminent literary voices for more than half a century. Davies worked in his early career to increase the quality and profile of Canadian drama. He started the Dominion Drama Festival and was an early member of the Stratford Shakespeare Festival board. In 1948 he produced his first commercially successful play, 'Fortune, My Foe'. With his generous beard and donnish manner, Davies was the very epitome of the 'man of letters', a term he abhorred. Best known for his Deptford Trilogy of novels ('Fifth Business', 'The Manticore', 'World of Wonders'), he also wrote two other trilogies (Salterton and Cornish) and was at work on the third volume of another trilogy (Toronto) when he died. Davies received the Stephen Leacock Medal for Humour in 1955 for the novel 'Leaven of Malice', the Lorne Pierce Medal in 1961 for literary achievement, the Governor Gen-eral 's Literary Award in 1972 for the novel 'The Manticore', and twenty-three honorary degrees during his prolific and fruitful career. In 1986 his novel 'What's Bred in the Bone' was shortlisted for Britain's Booker Prize. With a life perhaps as rich in character and colour as that found in his fiction, plays, and essays, the long-time University of Toronto professor and master of Massey College had a great fondness for magic and myth, both of which are found in abundance in much of his work, along with a prodigious streak of wry humour." Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - clean and bright. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
ROBERTSON DAVIES: MAGICIAN OF WORDS., Maes, Nicholas.
14 Maes, Nicholas. ROBERTSON DAVIES: MAGICIAN OF WORDS.
Toronto Dundurn 2009 1550028723 / 9781550028720 First Edition Soft Cover Fine 
221 pp, 8vo (8 1/2" H). B&w photographs. "Born in Thamesville, Ontario, a student at Queen's University in Kingston in the 1930s, and editor and later publisher of the 'Peterborough Examiner' from the 1940s to the mid-1960s, playwright, essayist, critic, professor, and novelist Robertson Davies (1913-1995) was one of Canada's pre-eminent literary voices for more than half a century. Davies worked in his early career to increase the quality and profile of Canadian drama. He started the Dominion Drama Festival and was an early member of the Stratford Shakespeare Festival board. In 1948 he produced his first commercially successful play, 'Fortune, My Foe'. With his generous beard and donnish manner, Davies was the very epitome of the 'man of letters', a term he abhorred. Best known for his Deptford Trilogy of novels ('Fifth Business', 'The Manticore', 'World of Wonders'), he also wrote two other trilogies (Salterton and Cornish) and was at work on the third volume of another trilogy (Toronto) when he died. Davies received the Stephen Leacock Medal for Humour in 1955 for the novel 'Leaven of Malice', the Lorne Pierce Medal in 1961 for literary achievement, the Governor Gen-eral 's Literary Award in 1972 for the novel 'The Manticore', and twenty-three honorary degrees during his prolific and fruitful career. In 1986 his novel 'What's Bred in the Bone' was shortlisted for Britain's Booker Prize. With a life perhaps as rich in character and colour as that found in his fiction, plays, and essays, the long-time University of Toronto professor and master of Massey College had a great fondness for magic and myth, both of which are found in abundance in much of his work, along with a prodigious streak of wry humour." Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - clean and bright. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
15 Murdocca, Sal, story and pictures by. TAKE ME TO THE MOON!
Lothrop, Lee & Shepard, New York, (1976), Ist edition. 
Unpaginated, 8vo (8 1/2" H), hard cover in dust jacket. Illustrated throughout with Murdocca's humorous color drawings. "When the Queen demands a trip to the moon, her courtiers do their best to obey her. But the project seems hopeless until Theresa the dragon arrives. How Theresa helps out is a surprise that will tickle the reader's funny bone. And the adventures in space of this self-centered Queen and her bumbling crew will keep laughs coming all the way to the unexpected ending. "This is NOT a former library book, although a gold publisher's label around the dust jacket spine states "Library Edition" - this refers to the sturdy binding and there are no library markings. Very light edge wear, slight fading to spine color. Dust jacket is price-clipped, light edge wear/wrinkling, small area of surface paper loss at top edge of rear panel, light rubbing. VG/G+ 
Price: 22.50 USD
 
 
THOMAS WOLFE:  MEMOIR OF A FRIENDSHIP., Raynold, Robert.  (Thomas Wolfe.)
16 Raynold, Robert. (Thomas Wolfe.) THOMAS WOLFE: MEMOIR OF A FRIENDSHIP.
University of Texas Press, Austin, 1965. 
154 pp, 8vo (8 1/2" H), hard cover in dust jacket. B&w plates. "....tells how Thomas Wolfe and Robert Raynolds happened to meet, how they became friends, how their friendship grew, survived a crisis, and continued until the death of Thomas Wolfe.. ..The story is told with understanding, with humor, and with compassion....It is a responsible and considered memoir in honor of human friendship, and it brings the vivid character of Thomas Wolfe directly into the presence of the reader. T h e s t o r y is full of daily portraits of Thomas Wolfe. What did he look like in his room, pacing the floor, or writing? How did he appear on the streets of Brooklyn or Manhattan, day or night? Or walking in the morning in a pine forest, or r un ni n g hi s ha nd gently over a block of marble in an abandoned quarry, or tramping fields of snow after midnight?....This is a story of the plain and real Thomas Wolfe, of his human goodness, his bone-deep weariness in labor, his sudden joy in bei ng un de rst oo d a nd loved by a fellow man. And this is the story - for the friends were two - of how Robert Raynolds honored the grace of being a friend of Thomas Wolfe." Minor edge wear. Dust jacket has been price clipped, has very lig ht edge we ar/ wri nkli ng, ver y l ight rubbing, light browning to spine and flap-folds. Very Good/Very Good- 
Price: 12.50 USD
 
 
DON'T SETTLE FOR SECOND: THE LIFE AND TIMES OF CORNELIUS C. SMITH., Smith, Cornelius C., Jr.  Foreword by Sen. Barry Goldwater.
17 Smith, Cornelius C., Jr. Foreword by Sen. Barry Goldwater. DON'T SETTLE FOR SECOND: THE LIFE AND TIMES OF CORNELIUS C. SMITH.
Presidio, San Rafael, California, 1977. 
229 pp, large 8vo (9 1/4" H), hard cover in dust jacket. ISBN 0891410074 B&w photographs, drawings (by the author). "Cornelius Cole Smith was above all else a professional soldier. His army career spanned thirty turbulent years, April 9, 1890 to April 9, 1920. He witnessed the transformation of the United States from a second-class military power prior to the Spanish-American War to the most powerful nation on earth after World War I. He participated in the final Indian campaigns, t h e b r utal conquest of the Moros on the Philippine Islands and the birth pangs of the American Labor Movement. This varied career took 'Corney' Smith from the sun-baked deserts of Arizona to the bone-chilling plains of the Dakotas, from the tr op ic al ju ng les of Mindano to the beautiful parks of the Sierra Nevada, and from fever-ridden camps in Tampa to a diplomatic post in Bogota. Regardless of the surroundings, he brought the same diligence and professionalism to each assignment. (Th is) so l die r's writings of his life and times provide the basis for a forthright glimpse into another era. His voluminous diaries and reminiscences amount to a second career which added lustre to the first. Corney's perceptive and continui ng o bser vati on s re veal the excitement, color, pathos and suffering that surrounded him." Very minor edge wear. Dust jacket has been price clipped, has minor edge wear, one tiny tear archivally taped, fading to spine color, minor rubbing. Ve ry Go od+/G ood+ 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
18 Steig, William. Introduction by Eric Carle. THE ONE AND ONLY SHREK! PLUS 5 OTHER STORIES. (CONTAINS: SHREK! ; THE AMAZING BONE; BRAVE IRENE; SPINKY SULKS; DOCTOR DE SOTO; CALEB & KATE.)
New York Square Fish 2007 0312367139 / 9780312367138 First Thus Hard Cover Very Good Very Good William Steig 
200 pp, 11 1/8" H. Profusely illustrated in colour. "Before Shrek made it big on the silver screen, there was William Steig's 'SHREK!', a book about an ordinary ogre who leaves his swampy childhood home to go out and see the world. Ordinary, that is, if a foul and hideous being who ends up marrying the most stunningly ugly princess on the surface of the planet is what you consider ordinary. 'SHREK!' can be found in this collection of six modern picture-books classics by Steig, along with stories concerning creatures ordinary and extraordinary - from Irene, a brave and loving little girl who must battle a howling blizzard, to Spinky, a boy who is so completely annoyed by his family that he no longer has any use for the human race. Gathered together here for the first time, these entertaining stories will delight fans of Steig, both old and new." Slight bump at bottom of spine, book is slightly cocked, a few tiny shallow dents on fore-edge of textblock. Dust jacket has light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine and flap-folds. 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
19 Stelling, Keith, ed. (Kerry Bone, Michael Tierra, Walter Kacera, Holly Armstrong, Carol Wilcox, Keith Stelling.) THE CANADIAN JOURNAL OF HERBALISM. SPRING ISSUE. APRIL 1994. VOL XV NO II.
Toronto Ontario Herbalists' Association 1994 Stapled in Wraps Very Good - 
37 pp + ads, 11" H, soft cover (stapled in wraps). B&w illustrations. Contents: Herbal Treatment for Viral Infections; Psychospiritual aspects of Chinese Herbal Medicine; Aging Well; The Wild food of Early Summer: The Fruits of the Earth; New ideas from Toronto on Italian Cooking with Herbs; Book reviews; Native Botanical Profile: Cimicifuga racemosa (Black Cohosh); The High Priest of Physiomedicalism: Part one of a series re-evaluating A.W. Priest's contribution to modern herbal practice; Research: Capsicum for pain, etc.; Chaparral: A defense from England; OHA President's Letter; Calendar. Interior - small red stain at top of first few pages in gutter, otherwise clean and tight with no other ownership marks. Exterior - small faint liquid mark at bottom front cover, light soiling on rear c over, small red stain at top or front hinge/spine area. 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
INUIT DOLLS:  REMINDERS OF A HERITAGE., Strickler, Eva and Alookee, Anaoyok.  Introduction by Razie Brownstone.  Patricia Michael, editor.
20 Strickler, Eva and Alookee, Anaoyok. Introduction by Razie Brownstone. Patricia Michael, editor. INUIT DOLLS: REMINDERS OF A HERITAGE.
Canadian Stage & Arts Publications, Toronto, 1988, first edition. 
176 pp, oblong 8vo (8 1/2" H x 11" D), soft cover. ISBN 0919952380 Profusely illustrated with b&w and colour photographs, maps. Some additional text in Inuktitut. "The ancient art of Inuit dollmaking is disappearing slowly but surely. The real Inuit play dolls have already come to an end and today, the only dolls that remain are collectors' dolls made by Inuit dollmakers for the southern retail market. We have put this book together, most particularly for the Inuit growing up today, in o rder to preserve an important part of their cultural heritage...." Interior - gift inscrption on first page, otherwise clean and tight with no other ownership marks. Exterior - minor edge wear/wrinkling, minor rubbing. Very Good 
Price: 52.50 USD
 
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