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Sterner Years: An Exhibition on the Life and Works of Sir Winston Churchill from the John G Edison Collection: Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library, University of Toronto 20 September - 31 October 1990

By: Bradshaw, Graham ( Exhibition and Text )Landon, Richard, Director, Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library / Winston Spencer ( S ) Churchill Related

Price: $12.74

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library, University of Toronto, 1990, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 148577


------------stapled pamphlet, a Near Fine copy, 23 pages, b&w photographs, small band of lighter colour along bottom edge of front cover, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Sterner Years: An Exhibition on the Life and Works of Sir Winston Churchill from the John G Edison Collection: Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library, University of Toronto 20 September - 31 October 1990

By: Bradshaw, Graham ( Exhibition and Text )Landon, Richard, Director, Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library / Winston Spencer ( S ) Churchill Related

Price: $12.74

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library, University of Toronto, 1990, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 148578


------------stapled pamphlet, a Near Fine copy, 23 pages, b&w photographs, small band of lighter colour along bottom edge of front cover, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

No Roll of Drums - By Lieutenant-Colonel Cyprian Bridge Brereton ( New Zealand Pioneer / Settlers History )

By: Brereton, Lt. Col. Cyprian Bridge

Price: $63.94

Publisher: Wellington, New Zealand, Wellington, NZ: A H & A Reed, 1947, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1947

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 157696


------------hardcover, about 5 x 7.25 inches, light brown cloth, a Very Good+ example, a wee bit of very light rubbing, small booksellers' label on the half title page, no dustjacket, map endpapers of the TABLELAND / MOUNT ARTHUR / PANGATOTARA region, 176 pages, b&w photos, a former owner has left an ink note about an error in a couple of names (tipped in loose not actually written in the book), a scarce NZ history, any image directly beside this listing is the actual b... View more info

Image for SIX VOLUMES in a Slipcase / Box: The BRITISH MONARCHY: The Saxon and Norman Kings; The Plantagenets; The Tudors; The Stuarts; The First Four Georges; Hanover to Windsor ( Slipcased / Boxed Book Set of 6 )( 1st 4 Georges )( Kings / Queens Royalty )

SIX VOLUMES in a Slipcase / Box: The BRITISH MONARCHY: The Saxon and Norman Kings; The Plantagenets; The Tudors; The Stuarts; The First Four Georges; Hanover to Windsor ( Slipcased / Boxed Book Set of 6 )( 1st 4 Georges )( Kings / Queens Royalty )

By: Brooke, Christopher; John Harvey; Christopher Morris; J P Kenyon; J H Plumb; Roger Fulford

Price: $22.98

Publisher: London, England, Fontana / Collins, 1975 for All, 1st Boxed Edition, All are later Printings: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 161576


----------6 volumes ( ONE SHIPPING PRICE ), paperbacks, all are Very Good to Very Good+ examples, all in uniform size, a bit of light rubbing, ink name in each book, 224, 255, 191, 224, 189 and 191 pages, all with b&w illustrations and photos, all 6 books are housed in a Good original slipcase, some wear and rubbing, some short tears along edges but an intact slipcase, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for History's Daughter: A Memoir from the Only Child of Terence Macswiney ---by  Máire MacSwiney Brugha,  a Signed Copy

History's Daughter: A Memoir from the Only Child of Terence Macswiney ---by Máire MacSwiney Brugha, a Signed Copy

By: Brugha, Máire MacSwiney (signed); Foreword By Cathal M Brugha Terence MacSwiney related ( Maire )

Price: $51.14

Publisher: Dublin, Ireland, Dublin, Ireland: The O'Brien Press Ltd., 2005, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 159365


-----------hardcover, about 6.75w x 9.5h inches, a Near Fine copy, two gently bumped corners, in a lightly rubbed near Fine dustjacket, overall this looks close to new, signed without inscription by Maire MacSwiney Brugha, 320 pages, b&w photos, ---"Maire MacSwiney Brugha is the only child of Terence MacSwiney, one of the greatest figures in Ireland's history, who died after seventy-three days on hunger strike in Brixton Prison on 25 October 1920. His death became wo... View more info

Image for Antarctic Night -by Jack Bursey ( Polar Exploration / Antarctica )

Antarctic Night -by Jack Bursey ( Polar Exploration / Antarctica )

By: Bursey, Jack ( Commander )

Price: $12.74

Publisher: London, England, London, UK: Longmans, 1958, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1958

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 157769


-----------hardcover, a Near Fine copy, ink name and address on verso of front board, in an attractive Good price clipped dustjacket, some shallow chips and tears, 256 pages, b&w photos, his account of 3 forays into the polar region between 1928 and 1957, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for Rides Round Britain -by John Byng / Folio Society Edition ( Around )

Rides Round Britain -by John Byng / Folio Society Edition ( Around )

By: Byng, John, Viscount Torrington. Edited by Donald Adamson, Maps By Denys (Val) Baker ) / Folio society Edition

Price: $16.58

Publisher: London, England, London, UK: Folio Society, 1996, 1st Folio Edition, First Printing: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 162573


----------hardcover, about 5.5w x 8h inches, a Fine example, no dustjacket as issued, in a Near Fine lightly rubbed slipcase, 505 pages, b&w illustrations, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for Elmira Prison Camp ( Elmira's Civil War Prison Camp, 1864 - 1865 ) / The Chemung Historical Journal, Volume 10, # 1 / Chemung County Historical Society

Elmira Prison Camp ( Elmira's Civil War Prison Camp, 1864 - 1865 ) / The Chemung Historical Journal, Volume 10, # 1 / Chemung County Historical Society

By: Byrne, Thomas E / The Chemung Historical Journal / Chemung County Historical Society

Price: $22.98

Publisher: USA, Elmira, NY: The Chemung Historical Journal / Chemung County Historical Society, 1989, 1st Edition, Later Printing: 1989

Edition: Later Printing of the first Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 162186


----------softcover, about 6w x 9h inches, a Very Good+ example, a bit of light rubbing, unpaginated (about 20 pages), b&w photos, illustrations, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo ///NOT SIGNED/// View more info

Notes on Swords from the Battle-Field of Culloden, with Four Autotype Illustrations -by Lord Archibald Campbell ( Scottish Weapons History )( Ian Hay [ John Hay Beith ] related -Signed By Ian Hay, with notes)( Battlefield )

By: Campbell, Lord Archibald ( Ian Hay related -Signed By Ian Hay [ John Hay Beith ] )

Price: $159.94

Publisher: London, England, London, UK: Chas. J Clark, 1894, 1st edition, First Printing: 1894

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 153384


---------limp hardcover, red cloth, about 5.5 8.5 inches, a solid Good to Very Good copy, externally this is quite nice although there is some light soiling to the red covers, browning to the verso of the blank free endpapers, front free endpaper is completely detached but present, 23 pages, b&w photos, this copy has been signed and dated in pencil on the loose front blank endpaper " Ian Hay 2.1.45 ", as well there are a number of pencil noattaions by Ian Hay on... View more info

Image for ENDLESS STREET:  A History of Salisbury and Its People -by John Chandler ( English Local History )

ENDLESS STREET: A History of Salisbury and Its People -by John Chandler ( English Local History )

By: Chandler, John

Price: $19.14

Publisher: England, Salisbury, UK: The Hobnob Press, 1983, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 154623


-----------hardcover, a Near Fine copy in a Near Fine price clipped dustjacket, a wee bit of rubbing to the jacket, a wee bit of foxing to the outer edges of the text block, 342 pages, b&w photos and illustrations, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for God’s Traitors: Terror and Faith in Elizabethan England by Jessie Childs

God’s Traitors: Terror and Faith in Elizabethan England by Jessie Childs

By: Childs, Jessie

Price: $12.74

Publisher: London, England, London, UK: The Bodley Head, 2014, 1st Edition, 2nd Printing: 2014

Edition: Later Printing of the first Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 158751


------------hardcover, about 6.25 x 9.5 inches, a Near Fine copy in a Very Good+ dustjacket with a short closed tear at lower flap fold, 443 pages, colour illustrations, ---"Elizabeth I criminalised Catholicism in England. For refusing to attend Anglican services her subjects faced crippling fines and imprisonment. For giving refuge to outlawed priests -- the essential conduits to God's grace -- they risked death. Almost two hundred Catholics were executed in Elizab... View more info

Image for History of English Speaking Peoples:  Birth of Britain; New World; Age of Revolution; Great Democracies (WITH) The Second ( 2nd ) World War: Gathering Storm; Their Finest Hour; Grand Alliance; Hinge of Fate; Closing the Ring; Triumph Tragedy ---10 Vols.

History of English Speaking Peoples: Birth of Britain; New World; Age of Revolution; Great Democracies (WITH) The Second ( 2nd ) World War: Gathering Storm; Their Finest Hour; Grand Alliance; Hinge of Fate; Closing the Ring; Triumph Tragedy ---10 Vols.

By: Churchill, Winston S

Price: $204.74

Publisher: New York, NY / Boston, Massachussetts, N.Y. / New York / Boston, MA: Dodd, Mead / Houghton Mifflin, 1966, 1967 / 1948, 1949, 1950, 1950, 1951, 1953, Book Club Editions (same format as the US 1st Editions ): 1966

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 162653


----------10 volumes (extra shipping may be required, if an issue please inquire before ordering ), hardcovers, all are Very Good+ to Near Fine copies, some light wear, a few bumped corners and light rubbing but overall a solid collection of these two massive works by The Great Man, all in Good or better dustjackets, some nicks and tears and chips, SPEAKING is 4 volumes and are Dodd editions, each volume has a small address label, some name stamps and some embossed stamp... View more info

Image for A History of the English Speaking Peoples --- Volume II, The New World -by Winston Churchill  ( Book 2 ) ( UK 1st Edition )

A History of the English Speaking Peoples --- Volume II, The New World -by Winston Churchill ( Book 2 ) ( UK 1st Edition )

By: Churchill, Winston S ( Spencer )

Price: $31.94

Publisher: London, England, London, UK: Cassell, 1956, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1956

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 156534


---------hardcover, a Very Good+ copy, tight square copy, no offsetting to endpapers, no foxing, lower spine tip is slightly bumped, a wee bit of very light age toning to paper, pencil gift inscription and 1956 date on front blank endpaper, in a Good to Very Good price clipped dustjacket with a bit of very light rubbing, light chipping to tips, browning to the spine of the jacket, 344 pages, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic phot... View more info

Image for FOUR VOLUMES in a SLIPCASE / BOX: Winston S Churchill: History of the English Speaking Peoples:  Birth of Britain - The New World - The Age of Revolution - The Great Democracies - Book 1, 2, 3 & 4 ( I, II, III, IV )( Spencer )( Slipcased / Boxed Set )

FOUR VOLUMES in a SLIPCASE / BOX: Winston S Churchill: History of the English Speaking Peoples: Birth of Britain - The New World - The Age of Revolution - The Great Democracies - Book 1, 2, 3 & 4 ( I, II, III, IV )( Spencer )( Slipcased / Boxed Set )

By: Churchill, Winston S ( Spencer ) / 4 Volume set in Slipcase

Price: $76.74

Publisher: New York, NY, N.Y./ New York: Dodd Mead, 1983, 1st Trade Paperback Boxed Set Edition, Assumed First Printing: 1983

Edition: First Edition Thus

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 163113


-----------4 volumes, about 5.5w x 8.25h inches, softcovers, all are close to Near Fine copies but there are some faint stress lines on the spines so a Very Good+ set, a very faint hint of sunning to the spines, scan seems to show a crack on the dark blue volume spine ---that is NOT a crack but a reflection of light on a faint stress line, a scarce set, all in uniform format, --- 521, 433, 402 and 403 pages, all housed in a lightly rubbed slipcase, a monumental work, ov... View more info

Image for Blood, Sweat and Tears:  Speeches By the Right Honourable Winston S Churchill (aka:  Into Battle )(inc. Manoeuvres in Germany; Strength of the Navy; Invasion of Albania; Hitler Speaks; Loss of The ROYAL OAK and the War at Sea; Battle of the Plate; Norway)

Blood, Sweat and Tears: Speeches By the Right Honourable Winston S Churchill (aka: Into Battle )(inc. Manoeuvres in Germany; Strength of the Navy; Invasion of Albania; Hitler Speaks; Loss of The ROYAL OAK and the War at Sea; Battle of the Plate; Norway)

By: Churchill, Winston S ( Spencer ), Compiled and introduction by Randolph Churchill

Price: $12.74

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: McClelland and Stewart / M&S, 1941, 1st Canadian Edition, First Printing: 1941

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 160785


-----------hardcover, a solid Very Good copy, light wear, a bit of age toning to paper, no dustjacket, 525 pages, released in the UK as INTO BATTLE, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo. View more info

Image for Always in a Hole:  Life in a Pennsylvania Coal Town During the Great depression and World War II -by Arthur Vincent Ciervo -a Signed Copy ( Mining / Coal Miners )( Richeyville, PA. )

Always in a Hole: Life in a Pennsylvania Coal Town During the Great depression and World War II -by Arthur Vincent Ciervo -a Signed Copy ( Mining / Coal Miners )( Richeyville, PA. )

By: Ciervo, Arthur Vincent (signed and inscribed)

Price: $166.34

Publisher: No Place of Publication, No Place ( likely Carlisle, Pennsylvania ): No Publisher / Self Published - Arthur Vincent Ciervo, 1996 ( Printed By Plank's Suburban Press, Camp Hill, PA.), 1st Edition, First Printing: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed (see description)

Seller ID: 161559


-----------hardcover, a Near Fine copy, in an attractive Very Good dustjacket with some light wear and rubbing, signed and warmly inscribed by the author "To M______ B______ My favorite school teacher who has helped to make this book possible. Arthur Ciervo", , 222 pages, b&w photos throughout, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for The Challenge of the Sea  -by Arthur C Clarke ( Squid and Whale Cover Art )

The Challenge of the Sea -by Arthur C Clarke ( Squid and Whale Cover Art )

By: Clarke, Arthur C.

Price: $22.98

Publisher: London, England, London, UK: Frederick Muller, 1961, 1st UK Edition, 1st Printing: 1961

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 160409


-----------hardcover, a Very Good+ copy, faint stress mark on front board, a bit of rubbing to tips and edges of the boards, in an atrractive Very Good dustjacket, s short closed tear on rear panel, a bit of light rubbing, 159 pages, b&w photos as well as b&w illos by Schomburg, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for WILLIAM TECUMSEH SHERMAN: Gold Rush Banker. The Civil War General's Pre- War Career as a Banker in San Francisco / California Historical Society, Series Publication # 45 ( Californian History / Banking )

WILLIAM TECUMSEH SHERMAN: Gold Rush Banker. The Civil War General's Pre- War Career as a Banker in San Francisco / California Historical Society, Series Publication # 45 ( Californian History / Banking )

By: Clarke, Dwight L / California Historical Society, Series Publication # 45 ( William Tecumseh Sherman related)

Price: $12.74

Publisher: San Francisco, California / Portland, Oregon, San Francisco, CA.: California Historical Society, 1969, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 155585


-----------hardcover, a Near Fine copy with a bit of rubbing to the edges of the boards, in a lightly rubbed Veryu Good+ dustjacket, 446 pages, b&w photos, SF map endpapers, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for Conflicted Mission: Faith, Disputes, and Deception on the Dakota Frontier by Linda M Clemmons / Minnesota Historical Society Press

Conflicted Mission: Faith, Disputes, and Deception on the Dakota Frontier by Linda M Clemmons / Minnesota Historical Society Press

By: Clemmons, Linda M / Minnesota Historical Society Press

Price: $12.74

Publisher: St Paul, Minnesota, St Paul, MN: Minnesota Historical Society Press , 2014, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2014

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 158742


------------softcover, about 6 x 9 inches, a Near Fine copy, 274 pages, b&w photos, ---"From the mid-1830s to the 1860s, the missionaries sent to Minnesota by the American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions (ABCFM) wrote thousands of letters to their supervisors and supporters claiming success in converting the Dakota people. But author Linda M. Clemmons reveals that the reality of the situation was far more conflicted than what those written records would s... View more info

Image for A History of Cuyahoga County and the City of Cleveland, Historical and Biographical, Volume II -by William R Coates ( Book 2 / Two )

A History of Cuyahoga County and the City of Cleveland, Historical and Biographical, Volume II -by William R Coates ( Book 2 / Two )

By: Coates, William R

Price: $63.94

Publisher: Chicago, Illinois / New York, Chicago, IL / NY / New York: The American Historical Society, 1924, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1924

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 154714


-----------hardcover, about 7 x 10.5 inches, a solid Very Good copy, black pebbled cloth, a bit of light wear, rubbing to tips, a solid copy, a bit of foxing, marbled endpapers, marbled text block edges, tight and square copy, 320 pages, b&w photos, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info