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Image for Presbyterians in Bermuda 1609 - 1984 A Wholesome Leaven. The Story of Christ Church, Warwick, Bermuda  -a Compilation of Six Narratives Dealing with Its History

Presbyterians in Bermuda 1609 - 1984 A Wholesome Leaven. The Story of Christ Church, Warwick, Bermuda -a Compilation of Six Narratives Dealing with Its History

By: Smith, Peter J C; William Robson Notman; Joseph H S Frith; E A McCallan; Esther K Law; Archibald N Smith

Price: $17.09

Publisher: Bermuda, Warwick, Bermuda: The Kirk Session of Christ Church, No Date ( 1984 / 1985 ), 1st Edition, First Printing: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 144645

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


-----------trade paperback, a Very Good+ copy, tight and square, 185 pages, b&w illustrations amnd photos, contents include: Preface by Archibald Smith; Presbyterianism in bermuda - early religious history by Peter Smith; The Early Bermuda Church by Notman; Reminiscences of an Old Bermuda Church by Frith; A Short Sketch of Christ Church by McCallan; A Guide to Christ Church History by Law; Christ Church, Warwick, 1960 - 1984 by Arch. Smith, any image directly beside thi... View more info

Image for The Story of the NANCY and Other Eighteen-Twelvers -by C J H Snider, Illustrated By Owen Staples  ( War of 1812 / Great Lakes )

The Story of the NANCY and Other Eighteen-Twelvers -by C J H Snider, Illustrated By Owen Staples ( War of 1812 / Great Lakes )

By: Snider, C J H ( Charles Henry Jeremiah - Jerry )

Price: $30.29

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: McClelland and Stewart ( M&S ), 1926, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1926

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 158833

Condition: Very Good (see description)


-----------hardcover, dark blue cloth, a solid Very Good copy, a bit of light external wear, a bit of age toning to the upper edge of the text block, gift inscription on front blank endpaper, browning to the endpapers, 334 pages, colour frontispiece, b&w illustrations, naval action on the Great Lakes during the War of 1812, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

The Peace Bridge and Reflections of the Past, 1927 - 1977 - The Buffalo and Fort Erie Public Bridge Authority

By: Spear, A W (signed) -The Buffalo and Fort Erie Public Bridge Authority

Price: $11.81

Publisher: USA, No Place ( Buffalo - Fort Erie ): The Buffalo and Fort Erie Public Bridge Authority , 1977, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 149204

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


-----------softcover, a Very Good+ copy with a bit of light rubbing, signed by Spear, 89 pages, b&w photos with colour photos on covers and verso of covers, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for Coxsackie: The Life and Death of Prison Reform by Joseph F Spillane / Johns Hopkins University Press

Coxsackie: The Life and Death of Prison Reform by Joseph F Spillane / Johns Hopkins University Press

By: Spillane, Joseph F / Johns Hopkins University Press

Price: $30.29

Publisher: Baltimore, Maryland, Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins University Press , 2014, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2014

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 158752

ISBN: 1421413221

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


------------hardcover, about 6.25 x 9.25 inches, a Near Fine copy in a Near Fine dustjacket, 296 pages, ---"Should prisons attempt reform and uplift inmates or, by means of principled punishment, deter them from further wrongdoing? This debate has raged in Western Europe and in the United States at least since the late eighteenth century. Joseph F. Spillane examines the failure of progressive reform in New York State by focusing on Coxsackie, a New Deal reformatory... View more info

Image for Master of Rome, Book 3 of the Masters of the Sea Trilogy -by John Stack ( Volume Three / iii )

Master of Rome, Book 3 of the Masters of the Sea Trilogy -by John Stack ( Volume Three / iii )

By: Stack, John

Price: $26.33

Publisher: London, England, London, UK: HarperCollins / Harper Collins, 2011, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2011

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 162976

ISBN: 0007285272

Condition: Near Fine (see desciption)


------------hardcover, about 6.25w x 9.5h inches, a Near Fine example, in a Near Fine dustjacket, ---"A stirring adventure novel set amid the tumultuous clashes between the Roman and Carthaginian empires, battling for control of the Mediterranean, North Africa and Rome itself. --Atticus, the young Greek captain, is now a commander of the growing Roman navy, blockading a port near Tunis, when the Roman legions suffer terrible defeat by the triumphant Carthaginian army... View more info

Weimar and the Vatican, 1919 - 1933 - German - Vatican Diplomatic Relations in the Interwar Years / Princeton University Press

By: Stehlin, Stewart A / Princeton University Press

Price: $13.13

Publisher: New Jersey, Lawrenceville, New Jersey: Princeton University Press, 1983, 1st edition, First Printing: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 151305

ISBN: 0691053995

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------hardcover, a Near Fine copy in a lightly rubbed Very Good+ dustjacket, short closed tear and rubbing at lower spine tip of jacket, former owner's embossed stamp, small smudge on bottom edge of text block, 490 pages, b&w photos, ---"describes the methods by which the Vatican tried to regain a degree of balance among the Powers, not by opposing but by supporting German democracy. His discussion of the Church's aims and tactics in Germany itself includes an e... View more info

Image for The Ancient Samurai -by Makoto Sugawara ( Japanese History / Warriors / Japan )

The Ancient Samurai -by Makoto Sugawara ( Japanese History / Warriors / Japan )

By: Sugawara, Makoto; Edited By Burritt Sabin

Price: $26.33

Publisher: Tokyo, Japan / NY - New York / London, England, Tokyo, Japan: The East Publications, Inc., 1986, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 161741

ISBN: 4915645037

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


------------hardcover, about 5.75w x 8.5h inches, a Near Fine copy in a lightly rubbed Near Fine dustjacket, a wee bit of crinkling at the upper spine tip of the jacket, ribbon marker as issued, 490 pages, a few colour illustrations as well as b&w illustrations and photos, contents include: Yakamochi and the Sakimori; The Rise and Fall of the Otomo Clan; The Otomo Are Ruined, The Manyoshu Remains; Bow and Horse and Brave Men; The Zenkunen Revolt; Ronkokosho: the Dream ... View more info

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Samurai: The Cultured Warrior

By: Till, Barry, Foreword By Patricia E Bovey

Price: $10.49

Publisher: Victoria, British Columbia, Victoria, BC: Art Gallery of Greater Victoria, 1984, 1st edition, First Printing: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 148255

ISBN: 0919203450

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


-----------trade paperback, a Very Good+ copy with a wee bit of very light rubbing, unpaginated, colour and b&w illustrations and photos, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for Facsimile of The Tombstone Epitaph October 1881 ( Shootout at OK Corral -testimony By Sheriff John H Behan, Wesley Fuller, Wyatt Earp, William F Claiborne, Joseph I Clanton, Thomas Keefe, J H Batcher, Appolincar Bauer, Albert C Billicke, etc)

Facsimile of The Tombstone Epitaph October 1881 ( Shootout at OK Corral -testimony By Sheriff John H Behan, Wesley Fuller, Wyatt Earp, William F Claiborne, Joseph I Clanton, Thomas Keefe, J H Batcher, Appolincar Bauer, Albert C Billicke, etc)

By: Tombstone Epitaph (testimony By Sheriff John H Behan, Wesley Fuller, Wyatt Earp, William F Claiborne, Joseph I Clanton, Thomas Keefe, J H Batcher, Appolincar Bauer, Albert C Billicke, H T Boyle, H F Sills, Mrs Addie Borland Verdict By Justice Wells Spicer

Price: $32.93

Publisher: Arizona, Tombstone, AZ: The Tombstone Epitaph, NO DATE ( Facsimile of the 1881 Newspaper ), 1st Facsimile Edition, Printing Unknown:

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 161973

Condition: Very Good (see description)


------------newspaper facsimile, about 17w x 23h inches, a Very Good to Very Good+ example, short tear, folded as issued, 4 pages, details the shootout events at the OK Corral, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo ///NOT SIGNED/// View more info

Image for FOUR VOLUMES:  Tuxford Charter Week May 5 - 12, 1968: 1218 to 1964 - 750 Years; Tuxford County Primary School Centenary 1878 - 1978; Tuxford Grammar School, 1669 ( to 1969 ); Some of Our Yesterdays, Tuxford 1179 - 1979 ( Village, School, Church History )

FOUR VOLUMES: Tuxford Charter Week May 5 - 12, 1968: 1218 to 1964 - 750 Years; Tuxford County Primary School Centenary 1878 - 1978; Tuxford Grammar School, 1669 ( to 1969 ); Some of Our Yesterdays, Tuxford 1179 - 1979 ( Village, School, Church History )

By: Tuxford School / Church / Village: No Author; F N Kemp; William Serjeant; The Red Canon T W Swift ( Four Volumes )

Price: $46.13

Publisher: England, Tuxford, UK: Tuxford Village / Church / School, 1968, 1969, 1978, 1979, 1st Edition, First Printing for All: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 161997

Condition: Very Good (see description)


-------------4 volumes (ONE SHIPPING CHARFE), softcovers, all are Very Good or better examples, some light rubbing, CHARTER is about 4.75w x 7h inches, unpaginated, 12 pages, two b&w photos --- GRAMMAR is about 6.5w x 8h inches, unpaginated, 12 pages, small stain and hole on rear panel ---PRIMARY is about 6w x 8.5h inches, unpaginated, 24 pages, b&w photos and centre fold illustration of the school, ink gift inscription ---SOME is about 5.75w x 8.25h inches, 108 pages, b... View more info

Image for A History of the Kaleva Knighthood and the Knights of Kaleva ( Finnish - Canadian and Finnish North American History )

A History of the Kaleva Knighthood and the Knights of Kaleva ( Finnish - Canadian and Finnish North American History )

By: Ukkonen, Alfons; Translated By Tessa Suurkuukka; Edited By Oiva W Saarinen

Price: $30.29

Publisher: Beaverton, Ontario, Beaverton, ON: Aspasia Books, 1998, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 157547

ISBN: 0968905455

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


-----------softcover, about 6 x 9 inches, a solid Very Good+ copy, a bit of light wear, 370 pages, b&w photos, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo. View more info

Image for Motherlode:  A Mosaic of Dutch Wartime Experience -by Carolyne Van Der Meer / The Life Writing Series Wilfrid Laurier University Press ( Holland / The Netherlands / WWII )

Motherlode: A Mosaic of Dutch Wartime Experience -by Carolyne Van Der Meer / The Life Writing Series Wilfrid Laurier University Press ( Holland / The Netherlands / WWII )

By: Van Der Meer, Carolyne

Price: $13.13

Publisher: Waterloo, Ontario, Waterloo, ON: WLU / Wilfrid Laurier Puniversity Press, 2014, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2014

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 161012

ISBN: 1771120053

Condition: Near Fine (see desciption)


-------------softcover, about 6w x 9h inches, a Near Fine example, 128 pages, b&w photos, ---"Carolyne Van Der Meer’s creative reinterpretation through short stories, poems, and essays of the experiences of her mother and other individuals who either spent their childhoods in Nazi-occupied Holland or were deeply affected by wartime in Holland. The book documents the author’s personal journey as she uncovers her mother’s past through their correspondence and dis... View more info

Image for Netherlanders in America: A Study of Emigration & Settlement in the 19th & 20th Centuries in the United States of America 2 Books in 1 Volume )(inc Michigan, Wisconsin, Illinois, Sioux County, Virginia, Minnesota, Nebraska, Indiana, etc)( USA / Dutch )

Netherlanders in America: A Study of Emigration & Settlement in the 19th & 20th Centuries in the United States of America 2 Books in 1 Volume )(inc Michigan, Wisconsin, Illinois, Sioux County, Virginia, Minnesota, Nebraska, Indiana, etc)( USA / Dutch )

By: Van Hinte, Jacob; Robert P Swierengs (editor); Adriaan De Wit (translator) / Heritage Hall Archives, Calvin College and Seminary (sponsor) ( Omnibus Volume Containing Books 1 and 2 with Maps in Rear Pocket )

Price: $52.73

Publisher: Grand Rapids, Michigan, Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Book House, 1985, 1st Edition, 1st Printing: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 162564

ISBN: 0801092965

Condition: Near Fine (see desciption)


----------hardcover, about 7w x 10.25h inches, a Near Fine example with a bit of foxing to the upper edge of the text block, in an attractive Good dustjacket with some short taped tears and light wear and rubbing, 1157 pages, b&w photos, maps are still in the rear pocket, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo ///NOT SIGNED/// View more info

Image for I Hope I Don’t Intrude: Privacy and Dilemmas in Nineteenth Century Britain by David Vincent / Oxford University Press ( 19th )

I Hope I Don’t Intrude: Privacy and Dilemmas in Nineteenth Century Britain by David Vincent / Oxford University Press ( 19th )

By: Vincent, David / Oxford University Press

Price: $22.37

Publisher: Oxford, England, Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press ( OUP ), 2015, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2015

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 158746

ISBN: 0198725035

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


------------hardcover, about 6.25 x 9.5 inches, a Near Fine copy in a Near Fine dustjacket, 354 pages, b&w illustrations, ---"I Hope I Don't Intrude takes its title from the catch-phrase of the eponymous hero of the 1825 play Paul Pry, which was an immense success on the London stage and then rapidly in New York and around the English-speaking world. It tackles the complex, multi-faceted subject of privacy in nineteenth-century Britain by examining the way in which t... View more info

Image for The Michmash Chronicles:  Book ONE:  The Bearers of the Light, AD 406 - 533 -by James H Wardroper -a Signed Copy

The Michmash Chronicles: Book ONE: The Bearers of the Light, AD 406 - 533 -by James H Wardroper -a Signed Copy

By: Wardroper, James H (signed)

Price: $13.13

Publisher: Belleville, Ontario, Belleville, ON: Essence Publishing, 2010, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 159366

ISBN: 1554525063

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------softcover, about 6w x 9h inches, a near Fine copy, signed by Wardroper, 508 pages, b&w illustrations, ---"Jim Wardroper's Michmash Chronicles cover a wide sweep of history, beginning in the dying days of Roman Britain and continuing down through the centuries. Jim does more than bring the fascinating Michmash dynasty to life; he relentlessly reminds us that those who have gone before us have flourished in dark times and that the history of the church in Br... View more info

Image for Canewdon:  The Bewitching History and Tales  (inc. Folklore; George Pickingale; Radar Sites; Canute; Village Houses; Foot and Mouth Disease; etc)( Rochford Area in Essex, England )

Canewdon: The Bewitching History and Tales (inc. Folklore; George Pickingale; Radar Sites; Canute; Village Houses; Foot and Mouth Disease; etc)( Rochford Area in Essex, England )

By: Webster, Sibyl M

Price: $59.33

Publisher: England, Rochford, Essex, UK: Rochford Printing Co. / Sibyl Webster, 2005, 1st Edition, First Printing (assumed): 2005

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 158993

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


------------softcover, about 5.75 x 8.25 inches, a Very Good+ copy with just a wee bit of very light rubbing, 184 pages, b&w photos, local history and stories covering many subjects pertaining to the area with most offerings being quite short (one or two pages, maybe less than that), , any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

T H White: The Age of Scandal: An Excursion Through a Minor Period / Folio Society Edition

By: White, T H ( Terence Hanbury White ) / Folio Society, Introduction By Reay Tannahill

Price: $13.13

Publisher: London, England, London, UK: Folio Society, 1994, 1st Folio Edition, 2nd Printing t: 1994

Edition: Later printing(s)

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 148603

ISBN: 0399105972

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------hardcover, a Near Fine copy, unread, no dustjacket as issued, in a lightly rubbed Near Fine slipcase, 240 pages, b&w illustrations, ---"Between the Classical and the Romantic movements...there existed this other age, which was one of peculiar flavour," writes T.H. White, author of the classic children's novel The Sword in the Stone and numerous other tales of Arthurian bravery. In The Age of Scandal, first published in 1950, White focuses on the period... View more info

Reflections, Ranges and Rosellas: Living History in the Ovens Valley -a Signed Copy ( Victoria, Australia Local History )

By: Williams, David (signed)

Price: $13.13

Publisher: Australia, Vermont South ( Australia ): David Williams, 1995, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 149464

ISBN: 0646259741

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


----------softcover, about 11 x 8.25 inches, a Very Good+ copy with some light rubbing, signed by Williams in the year of publication, 80 pages, packed with b&w illustrations as well as some colour, Williams offers his sketches of buildings, views, landscapes, flora, fauna and more of the Ovens valley area, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for In the Lion's Court:  Power, Ambition and Sudden Death in the Reign of King Henry VIII

In the Lion's Court: Power, Ambition and Sudden Death in the Reign of King Henry VIII

By: Wilson, Derek

Price: $15.77

Publisher: London, England, London, UK: Hutchinson, 2001, 1st edition, First Printing: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 147112

ISBN: 0091801184

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------hardcover, a Near Fine copy in a Near Fine price clipped dustjacket, lower corners are ever so slightly bumped, 580 pages, b&w illustrations, ---"The story of Henry VIII and his six wives is a well-known example of the caprice and violence that dominated that King’s reign. Now renowned historian Derek Wilson examines a set of relationships that more vividly illustrate just how dangerous life was in the court of the Tudor lion. He tells the interlocking s... View more info

Image for Phantom Terror: The Threat of Revolution and the Repression of Liberty, 1789 - 1848 by Adam Zamoyski

Phantom Terror: The Threat of Revolution and the Repression of Liberty, 1789 - 1848 by Adam Zamoyski

By: Zamoyski, Adam

Price: $21.05

Publisher: London, England, London, UK: William Collins, 2014, 1st First Printing: 2014

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 158753

ISBN: 0007282761

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


------------hardcover, about 6.25 x 9.5 inches, a Near Fine copy in a Near Fine dustjacket, gently bumped rear corners, 569 pages, colour and b&w illustrations, ---"A magnificent and timely examination of an age of fear, subversion, suppression and espionage, Adam Zamoyski explores the attempts of the governments of Europe to police the world in a struggle against obscure forces, seemingly dedicated to the overthrow of civilisation. The French Revolution and the bl... View more info