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Image for Hawks, Falcons & Falconry -by Frank L Beebe / Hancock House (inc. Goshawk, Golden Eagle, American Kestrel, Merlin, Prairie Falcon; Gyrfalcon; Peregrine; Ferruginous Hawk; Etc; Equipment; Training; Eyess vs Passager; Glossary, etc)

Hawks, Falcons & Falconry -by Frank L Beebe / Hancock House (inc. Goshawk, Golden Eagle, American Kestrel, Merlin, Prairie Falcon; Gyrfalcon; Peregrine; Ferruginous Hawk; Etc; Equipment; Training; Eyess vs Passager; Glossary, etc)

By: Beebe, Frank L ( Lyman ); Introduction By David Hancock, Hancock House Publishers

Price: $59.33

Publisher: British Columbia, Saanichton, BC / Seattle, WA.: Hancock House Publishers Ltd., 1976, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 164542

ISBN: 0919654401

Condition: Near Fine (see desciption)


----------hardcover, about 8.75w x 11.25h inches, a Near Fine example, one corner is slightly bumped, slight bump to edge of one board, in an attractive Very Good dustjacket, some small nicks and very short closed tears, jacket is now in a hi-quality mylar protector, ink name and date, 320 pages, b&w photos and illustrtaions ---contents include: Part I: The general biology of raptors; Distinguishing characteristics; Energetics; Convergent evolution; Social behaviour; Reproduction; Post fledging and mortality; Longevity; Artificial propagation; Human attitudes --- Part II: The birds of falconry... 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: $26.33

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, overseas shipping (anywhere outside of canada and the USA ) will require additional charges, any image directly beside this lis... View more info

Image for Another Turn of the Crank Essays ( Farming and the Global Community; Conserving Communities; Conserving Forest Communities; Private Property and the Common Wealth; Health is Membership; Conservation of Nature and the Preservation of Humanity )

Another Turn of the Crank Essays ( Farming and the Global Community; Conserving Communities; Conserving Forest Communities; Private Property and the Common Wealth; Health is Membership; Conservation of Nature and the Preservation of Humanity )

By: Berry, Wendell ( Essays )

Price: $19.73

Publisher: Washington, DC, Washington, DC: Counterpoint, 1995, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 162692

ISBN: 1887178031

Condition: Near Fine (see desciption)


------------hardcover, about 5w x 8h inches, a Near Fine example, in a Near Fine dustjacket, looks new, 109 pages, ---"Wendell Berry proposes, and earnestly hopes, that people will learn once more to care for their local communities, and so begin a restoration that might spread over our entire nation and beyond. The renewed development of local economies would help preserve rural diversity despite the burgeoning global economy that threatens to homogenize and compromise communities all over the world. --From modern health care to the practice of forestry, from local focus to national resol... View more info

Image for Friction and Wear Transitions of Materials - Break-In; Run-In, Wear-In - Peter J Blau / Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, Tennessee  (Materials Science and Process Technology Series)( Tribology )

Friction and Wear Transitions of Materials - Break-In; Run-In, Wear-In - Peter J Blau / Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, Tennessee (Materials Science and Process Technology Series)( Tribology )

By: Blau, Peter J, / Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, Tennessee

Price: $118.73

Publisher: New Jersey, Park Ridge, NJ: Noyes Publications, 1989, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 161409

ISBN: 0815511965

Condition: Near Fine (see desciption)


----------hardcover, a Near Fine example, in a Near Fine dustjacket, 476 pages, b&w photos and illustrations/graphs, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for Write for Your Life:  The Book About the Seminar ---a Signed Copy

Write for Your Life: The Book About the Seminar ---a Signed Copy

By: Block, Lawrence (signed) (aka: Jill Emerson, Chip Harrison, Sheldon Lord (with Donald E Westlake), Paul Kavanagh, Andrew Shaw; Lee Duncan ), Introduction By Bob Mandel

Price: $46.13

Publisher: USA, USA (likely N.Y. ): Self Published / Lawrence Block, 1986, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 145302

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------trade paperback, a Near Fine copy, signed by Block without inscription, 199 pages, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo ///SIGNED ---GUARANTEED to be AVAILABLE/// View more info

Image for Telling Lies for Fun and Profit: A Manual for Fiction Writers ---a Signed Copy  ---with Writing the Novel, from Plot to Print ---TWO VOLUMES

Telling Lies for Fun and Profit: A Manual for Fiction Writers ---a Signed Copy ---with Writing the Novel, from Plot to Print ---TWO VOLUMES

By: Block, Lawrence (signed) (aka: Jill Emerson, Chip Harrison, Sheldon Lord (with Donald E Westlake), Paul Kavanagh, Andrew Shaw; Lee Duncan ), Introduction By Brian Garfield

Price: $25.01

Publisher: New York, NY, N.Y./ New York: / Cincinnati, Ohio: Arbor House / Writer's Digest Books, 1981 / 1979, 1st Edition, First Printing and Later Printing: 1981

Edition: First Edition, First & Later Printings

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 145303

ISBN: 0877953937

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------2 volumes (ONE SHIPPING PRICE ), trade paperbacks, both are Near Fine copies, TELLING is signed and inscribed by Block, 256 pages, ---NOVEL is not signed and is a later printing, 197 pages, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo ///SIGNED ---GUARANTEED to be AVAILABLE/// View more info

Image for Canadian Encyclopedia of Gardening (inc. Garden Planning; Ornamental Trees Shrubs; Roses; Perennials; Annuals; Biennials; Water Gardens; Container; Cacti Succulents; Herbs; Fruit; Vegetables; Maintenance; Soils, Fertilizers; etc) 3000 Photos

Canadian Encyclopedia of Gardening (inc. Garden Planning; Ornamental Trees Shrubs; Roses; Perennials; Annuals; Biennials; Water Gardens; Container; Cacti Succulents; Herbs; Fruit; Vegetables; Maintenance; Soils, Fertilizers; etc) 3000 Photos

By: Brickell, Christopher; Trevor Cole (eds) Canadian Encyclopedia of Gardening

Price: $32.93

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: DK - Dorling Kindersley, 2004, 1st Revised and Expanded Edition, 2nd Printing: 2004

Edition: Later Printing of 1st Revised Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 161516

ISBN: 1553630343

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


------------hardcover, about 9.25w x 11.5h inches, overseas shipping (anywhere outside of Canada and the USA ) will require additional charges, a Very Good+ example with some rubbing along lower edges of boards, in an attractive Good dustjacket with some light wear and rubbing, some short tears and nicks to edges, 752 pages, packed with over 3000 colour photos and 400 step-by-step sequences for planting and care, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for Brook's Cribbage Rules / Published By ACME Ruler and Advertising Co. Limited

Brook's Cribbage Rules / Published By ACME Ruler and Advertising Co. Limited

By: Brooks, E N

Price: $11.81

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: ACME Ruler and Advertising Co. Limited, NO DATE (Circa 1960 ?), 1st Edition, First Printing( assumed): 1960

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 161526

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


----------softcover, about 3.75w x 6h inches, a very Good+ example, 10 + 2 pages, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for The English Language -by Robert Burchfield / The Folio Society ( Corrected Oxford University Press Edition Used )

The English Language -by Robert Burchfield / The Folio Society ( Corrected Oxford University Press Edition Used )

By: Burchfield, Robert; Introduction By Robert McCrum; Afterword By John Simpson / Folio Society

Price: $19.73

Publisher: London, England, London, UK: Folio Society, 2008 [ 2006 ], 1st FS Edition, 4th Printing: 2008

Edition: Later Printing of the first Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 155911

Condition: Fine (see description)


-----------hardcover, about 5.75 x 9 inches, a Fine copy, no dustjacket as issued, housed in a near Fine slipcase with a wee bit of very light rubbing, 230 pages, colour and b&w illustrations, this FOLIO edition uses the text from the 2002 revised OUP edition, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

A Short History of the Naval and Military Operations in Egypt from 1798 - 1802 -by Lieutenant-Colonel Sir John M Burgoyne, 3rd Battalion. The Bedfordshire Regiment

By: Burgoyne, Lieut.-col. Sir John M ( Lieutenant-Colonel )

Price: $14.45

Publisher: Mississauga, Ontario, Mississauga, ON: Poniard Publishing / Ed Fedora edition, 1996, 1st Printing: 1996

Edition: First Printing

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 152828

ISBN: 0968087507

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


-----------paperback, a solid Very Good+ copy, a bit of waviness to book likely from having been bound too tight otherwise a Near Fine likely unread copy, 181 pages, b&w illustrations, a facsimile reprint, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for This is Your Story ---by Arthur J Burks -a Signed Copy

This is Your Story ---by Arthur J Burks -a Signed Copy

By: Burks, Arthur J (signed)

Price: $52.73

Publisher: San Francisco, California, San Francisco, CA / Lakemont, GA.: The K ( OK ) Publishing Company / CSA Press, 1967, 1st Edition, First Printing ( Arkham House related): 1967

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 154791

Condition: Very Good (see description)


---------trade paperback, about 5.25 x 8 inches, a solid very Good copy, light wear, signed and inscribed by Burks, 91 pages, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for In the Garden -by Frances Hodgson Burnett / The Medici Society of America, 1st Edition  in Dustjacket

In the Garden -by Frances Hodgson Burnett / The Medici Society of America, 1st Edition in Dustjacket

By: Burnett, Frances Hodgson

Price: $131.93

Publisher: Boston, Massachussetts, Boston, MA / N.Y. / New York: The Medici Society of America, 1925, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1925

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 162680

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


----------hardcover, about 6w x 9h inches, a Very Good+ example, gift inscription, some age toning and foxing to the endpapers, small nick at upper rear spine tip of book, in an attractive Very Good dustjacket with some light rubbing and edge wear, some very small nicks, small nick at upper rear spine tip of jacket, , colour frontispiece, two b&w photos, scacrce, Burnett's final book which was published posthumously, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo ///NOT SIGNED ---GUARANTEED to be AVAILABLE/// View more info

The National Audubon Society North American Birdfeeder Handbook: The Complete Guide to Attracting, Feeding and Observing Birds in Your Yard ( Bird Feeder Hand Book )

By: Burton, Robert; Foreword By Stephen W Kress / The National Audubon Society

Price: $11.81

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: MacMillan Canada / National Audubon Society, 1992, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 152176

ISBN: 0771592426

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------hardcover, about 7 x 9.5 inches, a Near Fine copy in a Near Fine dustjacket, 224 pages, colour photos throughout, ---The complete guide to feeding and observing birds. Birds are the most visible and entertaining form of wildlife. These colorful visitors provide hours of entertainment as they feed, bathe, court, and nest. With minimal effort, you can attract birds to your yard by providing food, water, and nestboxes. Detailed Bird Profiles: The National Audubon Society North American Birdfeeder Handbook will teach you all about the birds in your backyard. Illustrated with more than 5... View more info

Liebe Lust & Frust: Hessisches Landesmuseum Darmstadt / Volkskundliche Sammlung in Museumzentrum Lorsch ( Katalog )

By: Busch, Dr Ina; Dr Walter Stolle (mit: Michael Prosser; Max Matter; Bernward Deneke; Mechtild Haas; Lutz Rohrich; Christoph Daxelmuller; Regine Bredehoft; Marianne Jacoby; Nicole Reiskamp; Johannes J Arens; Jorg Giray; Patrick Starke; Sabine Zinn Thomas )

Price: $32.93

Publisher: Germany, Darmstadt, Germany: Hessisches Landesmuseum, 2008, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 151584

ISBN: 3926527811

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------softcover, about 8 x 8 inches, a Near Fine copy with a very faint spine crease, 403 pages, packed with b&w and colour photos, many colour photos of the exhibition items many of which are quite erotic / sexual, all text is in GERMAN, my German is spotty at best so I have assumed that this is a 1st edition and 1st printing but it is unlikely that there were multiple printings of this exhibition catalogue, images include: chastity belts, bookplates, wood carvings, phallic fobs, rifles, erotic illustrations, pipes, cigarette lighters, vials, bottle openers, nut crackers, watches, tins,... View more info

Image for The Atomic Story -by John W Campbell The history of research, the war-time race for the secret, the implications of its discovery, step by step, the most important story of our time told in simple everyday language )

The Atomic Story -by John W Campbell The history of research, the war-time race for the secret, the implications of its discovery, step by step, the most important story of our time told in simple everyday language )

By: Campbell, John W. (aka Don A Stuart )

Price: $26.33

Publisher: New York, NY, N.Y. / New York: Henry Holt, 1947, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1947

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 160305

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


----------hard cover, a Very Good+ to Near Fine copy, a wee bit of rubbing to the edges, some age toning to the upper edge of the text block, in an attractive Very Good dustjacket, a bit of light edge wear and rubbing, 297 pages, some b&w illustrations, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for Sword and Olive Branch: Oliver Otis Howard -by John A Carpenter ( Biography - Civil War General )

Sword and Olive Branch: Oliver Otis Howard -by John A Carpenter ( Biography - Civil War General )

By: Carpenter, John A / University of Pittsburgh Press ( Oliver Otis [ O O ] Howard related)

Price: $26.33

Publisher: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Pittsburgh, PA: University of Pittsburgh Press, 1964, 1st edition, First Printings: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 161935

Condition: Near Fine (see desciption)


-----------hardcover, about 5.75w x 8.75h inches, a Near Fine example, in an attractive Good or better dustjacket, some light rubbing and wear to jacket, 379 pages, b&w photos, ---"Oliver Otis Howard devoted his life to the service of his country, both as a distinguished army officer in two wars and as the founder of two universities. Oliver Otis Howard was a graduate of Bowdoin College and of West Point. Being reared in a pious New England (Maine) atmosphere gave him a deep sense of obligation to lead a Christian life, for the good of others and for the development of his own best self. H... View more info

Image for BOOKSHOPS:  A Reader's History -by Jorge Carrion / Biblioasis International Translation Series # 21

BOOKSHOPS: A Reader's History -by Jorge Carrion / Biblioasis International Translation Series # 21

By: Carrion, Jorge, Translated from the Spanish By Peter Bush

Price: $15.77

Publisher: Windsor, Ontario, Windsor, ON: Biblioasis, 2017, First Edition, 1st Printing,: 2017

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 163927

ISBN: 1771961740

Condition: Near Fine (see desciption)


-----------hardcover, about 5.5w x 8.5h inches, a Near Fine example, in a Near Fine dustjacket, 296 pages, b&w photos, ---"Jorge Carrión collects bookshops: from Gotham Book Mart and the Strand Bookstore in New York City to City Lights Bookshop and Green Apple Books in San Francisco and all the bright spots in between (Prairie Lights, Tattered Cover, and countless others). In this thought-provoking, vivid, and entertaining essay, Carrión meditates on the importance of the bookshop as a cultural and intellectual space. Filled with anecdotes from the histories of some of the famous (and n... View more info

Image for The Audubon Society Field Guide to North American  Rocks and Minerals, 794 Full Color Photographs (includes Gem Stones, Gemstones, etc)

The Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Rocks and Minerals, 794 Full Color Photographs (includes Gem Stones, Gemstones, etc)

By: Chesterman, Charles W; Kurt E Lowe / Audubon Society Field Guide

Price: $13.13

Publisher: New York, NY, N.Y. / New York: Alfred a Knopf -a Chanticleer press Edition / Audubon Society, 1978, 1st Edition, 3rd Printing - Reprint: 1978

Edition: Later printing(s)

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 161571

ISBN: 0394502698

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------softcover, about 4 x 7.5 inches, a Near Fine copy in a Very Good wraparound band / dustjacket with a short nick on the spine, 850 pages, 700+ colour photographs, still one of the best guides for the non-expert, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for Encyclopedia of Canadian Fishes -by Brian W Coad -a Signed Limited Edition / Canadian Museum of Nature ( Covers 1150 Freshwater & Saltwater Fish )( Fresh / Salt Water Fish )( encyclopaedia  )

Encyclopedia of Canadian Fishes -by Brian W Coad -a Signed Limited Edition / Canadian Museum of Nature ( Covers 1150 Freshwater & Saltwater Fish )( Fresh / Salt Water Fish )( encyclopaedia )

By: Coad, Brian w (signed), with Henry Waszcuk (signed) and Italo Labignan (signed), Foreword By Brian Tobin / Canadian Museum of Nature

Price: $39.53

Publisher: Ottawa, Ontario, Ottawa, ON: Canadian Museum of Nature / Canadian Sportfishing Productions, 1995, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 164332

ISBN: 0969239173

Condition: Near Fine (see desciption)


-----------hardcover, about 6w x 8.75h inches, a Near Fine example in a Near Fine dustjacket with a couple very faint creases on the front flap, signed by Coad and Waszcuck and Labignan, 928 pages, b&w photos and illustrations, colour photos, #351 of 2000 copies, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo./// SIGNED ---GUARANTEED to be AVAILABLE/// View more info

Image for A Romany Summer, Featuring Photographs from the highly Acclaimed Yorkshire Television Documentary (as Seen on ONCE in a LIFETIME )( Gipsies / Gypsies / Romani / Travelling Folk )( York )( ITV )

A Romany Summer, Featuring Photographs from the highly Acclaimed Yorkshire Television Documentary (as Seen on ONCE in a LIFETIME )( Gipsies / Gypsies / Romani / Travelling Folk )( York )( ITV )

By: Cockcroft, Barry / ITV Television / Yorkshire TV Related

Price: $26.33

Publisher: London, England, London, UK: J M Dent and Sons, 1979, 1st edition, First Printing: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 144560

ISBN: 0460043218

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


----------hardcover, a Near Fine copy in a very attractive Very Good price clipped dustjacket with a short closed tear on the front panel, 127 pages, b&w photos, a behind the scenes look at Cockcroft's experiences with a Romany travelling caravan, quite interesting and really does provide some insight into a rarely seen world, the one hour documentary about a group of Romany travelling around York aired on COCKCROFT's Once in a Lifetime series, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info