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Image for QUEINT DEUICE:  A Guide to Sexuality in Edmund Spenser -by Gordon Coggins -a Signed Copy ( Quaint Device )

QUEINT DEUICE: A Guide to Sexuality in Edmund Spenser -by Gordon Coggins -a Signed Copy ( Quaint Device )

By: Coggins, Gordon (signed)( Edmund Spenser related)

Price: $46.13

Publisher: Huntsville, Ontario, Huntsville, ON: Distek Publishing ( Printed at Brock University, St Catharines, Ontario ), 1989, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 156477

ISBN: 1550790110

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


------------hardcover, about 6.5 x 9.25 inches, a Near Fine copy in a lightly rubbed Very Good dustjacket, signed and inscribed "Oct 22, 2010 To E______ Just to satisfy your curiosity warmest regards Gordon ( Coggins )", 385 pages plus a one page bibliography, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for Nart Sagas from the Caucasus:  Myths and Legends from the Circassians, Abazas, Abkhaz and Ubykhs /  Princeton University Press  ( Folklore - Mythology / Abkhazo-Adyghian Languages / Tales - Stories )

Nart Sagas from the Caucasus: Myths and Legends from the Circassians, Abazas, Abkhaz and Ubykhs / Princeton University Press ( Folklore - Mythology / Abkhazo-Adyghian Languages / Tales - Stories )

By: Colarusso, John; with B George Hewitt, Zaira Khiba Hewitt, Majdalin Hilmi, Kadir Natkhwa, Rashid T'haghapsaw / Princeton University Press

Price: $59.33

Publisher: Princeton, New Jersey, Princeton, NJ / Oxford, UK: Princeton University Press, 2002, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 156478

ISBN: 0691026475

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------hardcover, a Near Fine copy, in a Near Fine dustjacket, 552 pages, ---"The Nart sagas are to the Caucasus what Greek mythology is to Western civilization. This book presents, for the first time in the West, a wide selection of these fascinating myths preserved among four related peoples whose ancient cultures today survive by a thread. In ninety-two straightforward tales populated by extraordinary characters and exploits, by giants who humble haughty Narts, by horses and sorceresses, Nart Sagas from the Caucasus brings these cultures to life in a powerful epos. In these colorf... View more info

Image for Nart Sagas from the Caucasus:  Myths and Legends from the Circassians, Abazas, Abkhaz and Ubykhs /  Princeton University Press  ( Folklore - Mythology / Abkhazo-Adyghian Languages / Tales - Stories )

Nart Sagas from the Caucasus: Myths and Legends from the Circassians, Abazas, Abkhaz and Ubykhs / Princeton University Press ( Folklore - Mythology / Abkhazo-Adyghian Languages / Tales - Stories )

By: Colarusso, John; with B George Hewitt, Zaira Khiba Hewitt, Majdalin Hilmi, Kadir Natkhwa, Rashid T'haghapsaw / Princeton University Press

Price: $46.13

Publisher: Princeton, New Jersey, Princeton, NJ / Oxford, UK: Princeton University Press, 2002, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 157675

ISBN: 0691026475

Condition: Very Good (see description)


-----------hardcover, a Near Fine copy but there is some hi-liting and marginalia (maybe 20 or so pages so not very extensive) so a Very Good copy, stamp on lower edge of text block, in a Near Fine dustjacket, 552 pages, ---"The Nart sagas are to the Caucasus what Greek mythology is to Western civilization. This book presents, for the first time in the West, a wide selection of these fascinating myths preserved among four related peoples whose ancient cultures today survive by a thread. In ninety-two straightforward tales populated by extraordinary characters and exploits, by giants who h... View more info

Image for Teleoperator Controls:  An AEC-NASA Technology Survey - Nasa SP-5070 -Prepared Under Contract for the NASA Office of Technology Utilization (inc. Control Theory; Man-Machine Interface; Joysticks; Analog Controls; Walking Machine Control; Eye Switches etc)

Teleoperator Controls: An AEC-NASA Technology Survey - Nasa SP-5070 -Prepared Under Contract for the NASA Office of Technology Utilization (inc. Control Theory; Man-Machine Interface; Joysticks; Analog Controls; Walking Machine Control; Eye Switches etc)

By: Corliss, William R; Edwin G Johnson; Foreword By Glenn T Seaborg / Nasa SP-5070 -Prepared Under Contract for the NASA Office of Technology Utilization

Price: $46.13

Publisher: Washington, DC, Washington, DC: Nasa SP-5070 -Prepared Under Contract for the NASA Office of Technology Utilization , 1968, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 163833

Condition: Very Good (see description)


-----------trade paperback, about 6w x 9h inches, a solid Very Good example, light wear and rubbing, Received stamp on front cover from SPAR Aerospace Products, ink # on front cover (likely the SPAR reference number ), 162 pages, b&w photos and illustrations, a couple of illustrations look like they are right out of Star Wars including a very Luke Skywalker type of helmet and a walking machine which greatly resembles the Imperial Walkers in Empire Strikes Back, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo ///NOT SIGNED ---GUARANTEED to be AVAILABLE/// View more info

Brew North: How Canadians Made Beer and Beer Made Canada -a Signed Copy

By: Coutts, Ian (signed)

Price: $13.13

Publisher: Vancouver, British Columbia, Vancouver, BC: Greystone Books / Douglas Andd McIntyre, 2010, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 148594

ISBN: 1553654676

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------softcover, about 8 x 11 inches, a Near Fine copy, signed by Coutts, 175 pages, colour and some b&w photos throughout, ---"An intoxicating illustrated history of Canadians' love affair with beer. Brew North tells the delightful story of our national beverage, from New France and the British conquest, through Prohibition and the beer parlour era, and right up to the rise of the microbreweries. Lively and informative, Brew North puts beer lovers front and centre. Whether they are cowboys quaffing India pale ale in a western saloon, flannel-shirted working stiffs swilling Cinquant... View more info

Image for A Rudimentary Treatise on the Integral Calculus -by Homersham Cox -with Examples on the Integral Calculus -by James Hann  ( 2 Volumes in 1 )( Presentation Copy from Miss Dorothy Unwin in Memory of William Cawthorne Unwin )

A Rudimentary Treatise on the Integral Calculus -by Homersham Cox -with Examples on the Integral Calculus -by James Hann ( 2 Volumes in 1 )( Presentation Copy from Miss Dorothy Unwin in Memory of William Cawthorne Unwin )

By: Cox, Homersham / James Hann ( William Cawthorne Unwin related)( W. / Wm. )

Price: $65.93

Publisher: London, England, London, UK: John Weale, 185s, 1851, 1st Edition for Both Volumes (bound Into One volume): 1852

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 159108

Condition: Very Good (see description)


----------hardcover, about 4.25 x 6.75 inches, a solid clean Very Good copy, quarter bound leather with marbled boards, some sunning to the spine, some pulls, nicks and rubbing to the boards and leather, 120 and 128 pages, the Cox volume is bound with the Hann volume, on the verso of the front board is a presentation plate from Miss Dorothy Unwin in memory of the late Dr William Cawthorne Unwin, dated July 1933, WC Unwin lived the last years of his life with his cousin Dorothy, this may have come from Unwin's personal library although there is no indication of that being so (it just seems natu... View more info

Image for Author and Journalist, March 1959 (includes:  What Should a Writer Read? By August Derleth )

Author and Journalist, March 1959 (includes: What Should a Writer Read? By August Derleth )

By: Crawford, Nelson Antrim (ed.) Charles Angoff; August Derleth; Lulita Crawford Pritchett; Ruth Averitte; Barbara Corcoran; Michael Hervey

Price: $26.33

Publisher: Kansas, Topeka, KS: Author and Journalist , March 1959, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1959

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 143935

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


-----------softcover, large trade paperback size, a Very Good+ copy, 31 pages, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for Plundering Paradise:  The Hand of Man on the Galapagos Islands ---a Signed Copy

Plundering Paradise: The Hand of Man on the Galapagos Islands ---a Signed Copy

By: D'Orso, Michael (signed)

Price: $13.13

Publisher: New York, NY, N.Y. / New York: Harper Colloins / HarperCollins, 2002, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 146643

ISBN: 0060193905

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------hardcover, a Near Fine copy in a Near Fine dustjacket, signed and inscribed by the author, 345 pages, b&w photos, ---"Mention the Galapagos Islands to almost anyone, and the first things they think of are iguanas, tortoises, volcanic beaches and of course Charles Darwin. That's what Michael d'Orso imagined until he first travelled there three years ago. What he discovered was a tropical paradise under siege from an onslaught of desperately poor South American refugees and corrupt fishing fleets that have brought crime crowding, pollution and violence to these idyllic islands. In... View more info

Image for Spur & Helical Gear Problems -by Walter E Dalby / Invo Spline Inc

Spur & Helical Gear Problems -by Walter E Dalby / Invo Spline Inc

By: Dalby, Walter E / Invo Spline Inc

Price: $26.33

Publisher: Michigan, Grosse Pointe Woods, MI: Walter E Dalby / Invo Spline Inc., 1953 ( 1963 - 1965 ), 1st Edition, Later Printing: 1953

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 161654

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


-------------softcover, about 8.5w x 11h inches, coil binding, a Very Good+ example, a bit of light rubbing, 93 pages, b&w illustrations, date on title page is 1953 but there is a zip code with the publisher address so this is post-1963 and there is a small number code which suggests that this is more likely 1965, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for Shakespeare's Boy Actors -by W Robertson Davies ( Author's 1st Book )

Shakespeare's Boy Actors -by W Robertson Davies ( Author's 1st Book )

By: Davies, Robertson ( W )

Price: $197.93

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, London, UK: J M Dent, 1939, 1st edition, First Printing: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 164718

Condition: Good (see description)


----------hardcover, a solid Good exlibrary copy, fewer than normal library stamps and marks, call letters on spine, overall wear and rubbing with some loss at corners and tips, 207 pages plus one page of bibliography, all plates are present, a scarce book, the author's 1st book issued just before the outbreak of WWII, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo ///NOT SIGNED ---GUARANTEED to be AVAILABLE/// View more info

Image for The Marijuana Catalogue:  For Neophyte and Veteran Smokers Alike -Illustrated ( Catalog )

The Marijuana Catalogue: For Neophyte and Veteran Smokers Alike -Illustrated ( Catalog )

By: Dennis, Paul; Carolyn Barry / Playboy Press

Price: $11.81

Publisher: Chicago, Illinois, Chicago, IL: Playboy Press Paperbacks, 1979, 1st Edition, Later Printing: 1979

Edition: Later printing(s)

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 153637

ISBN: 087216618X

Condition: Very Good (see description)


-----------paperback, a solid Very Good copy, a tight square copy with a bit of age toning to paper, a bit of light wear, faint spine crease, 314 pages, b&w illustrations, contents include: Introduction; The History of Marijuana; Scoring Some Grass; Growing Your Own; Cleaning, Treating, Rolling and Stashing; Paraphenalia; Getting Stoned; Cooking with Grass; The Effects of marijuana; Hashish; The Pot-Love Connection; Appendixes: The most frequently asked questions concerning marijuana -- The legislative history of marijuana, or how Pot achieved its ill reputation --Glossary; Bibliography; Ind... View more info

Lorimer Pocket Guide to Hamilton Birds, 120 Species in Full Colour, Plus HOT SPOT BIRDING Locations in Hamilton -with Color Bird Finder ( Ontario )( PocketGuide )

By: Domm, Jeffrey C / Lorimer Pocket Guide ( Birds )

Price: $13.13

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: James Lorimer / Lorimer Pocket Guide Series, 2002, 1st edition, First Printing: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 150784

ISBN: 1550287745

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


----------trade paperback size softcover, about 6 x 9 inches, a Near Fine copy, 144 pages, colour illustrations, nicely laid out, ---"Ever wonder what kinds of birds are visiting your backyard, the park down the street, the woods at your cottage? Lorimer's Pocketguides are designed for readers--young and old--who want handy-sized guides to help them identify the birds commonly spotted in their area. --With one bird per page, their easy-to-use format features: common name and scientific name; full-colour illustration; diagram to show size ; calendar showing the months the bird is usually ... View more info

Image for The Sly Anecdota Americana --- Jokes for the Smoker and Those Too Timid to Enter ( Rare Canadian Vintage Paperback )

The Sly Anecdota Americana --- Jokes for the Smoker and Those Too Timid to Enter ( Rare Canadian Vintage Paperback )

By: Donaldson, Keith Allan

Price: $19.73

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: Triangle Pocket Library / Book of Spice Issue # 201, No Date ( Circa 1949 ), 1st Edition, First Printing: 1949

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 154165

Condition: Good (see description)


----------paperback, a solid Good or better, very rare, not in Warren or Hancer, only copy I've seen and only book I've seen by this publisher, age toning to paper, some age toning to the spine, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for Stories of the Gorilla Country, Narrated for Young People -by Paul Du Chaillu

Stories of the Gorilla Country, Narrated for Young People -by Paul Du Chaillu

By: du Chaillu, Paul

Price: $59.33

Publisher: New York, NY, N.Y./ New York: Harper & Bros ( Harpers ), 1909 ( Actually Circa 1925 ), 1st Edition, First Printing: 1925

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 159889

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


-----------hardcover, about 5w x 7.5h inches, a Very Good+ example, a bit of light edge rubbing, front blank endpaper is missing, in an attractive Good dustjacket with some shallow chips and tears, 292 pages, b&w illustrations throughout ( full page and vignettes), a nice copy of a scarce book in the even scarcer dustjacket, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for Bare Bones, Unearthing Vintage and Forgotten Horror / Mystery / Sci-Fi / Weird Paperbacks - Film - Pulp Fiction - Video, Volume 1, # 1( Tanner Series / Prey Series / Super Science Fiction Magazine, etc)

Bare Bones, Unearthing Vintage and Forgotten Horror / Mystery / Sci-Fi / Weird Paperbacks - Film - Pulp Fiction - Video, Volume 1, # 1( Tanner Series / Prey Series / Super Science Fiction Magazine, etc)

By: Enfantino, Peter and John Scoleri (eds) Gary Lovisi; Thomas Deja (on Lawrence Block ); William Gagliani (on John Sanford and Lucas Davenport )

Price: $18.41

Publisher: Arizona, Apache Junction, AZ: Bare Bones, 1997, 1st Edition, First printing: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 158298

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


----------softcover, about 5.5 x 8.5 inches, a Near Fine copy, 44 pages, b&w photos, articles on Bondage cover paperbacks; Creeping Terror Monsters, Annotated Index to Super Science Fiction Magazine, Block's Tanner series, John Sanford's Lucas Davenport; Bill Warren interview, Bill Crider chat, etc, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo ///NOT SIGNED ---GUARANTEED to be AVAILABLE/// View more info

Image for R/C Ducted Fans: How to Build and Fly Your Own Jet Successfully ---with Ducted Fans for Model Jets -TWO VOLUMES ( Radio Controlled )

R/C Ducted Fans: How to Build and Fly Your Own Jet Successfully ---with Ducted Fans for Model Jets -TWO VOLUMES ( Radio Controlled )

By: Fanelli, Frank; David James

Price: $19.73

Publisher: USA and UK, Osceola, WI / Hertfordshire, UK: Argus Books, 1987 / 1989, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 161529

ISBN: 0879382791

Condition: Near Fine (see desciption)


----------2 volumes ( ONE SHIPPING CHARGE ), trade paperbacks, about 6w x 8.25h inches, both are Near Fine, ink name and date in each book, Fanelli book has 176 pages, James book has 175 pages, b&w photos and illustrations in both, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for SOILS: How to Handle & Improve Them : The Farm Library series (inc.  Nature; Kinds; Soil Water; Benefits of Tillage; Objects & Methods of Plowing; Harrowing & Cultivating; Rolling, Planking & Hoeing; Drainage; Irrigation; Fertility; Manures; Fertilisers )

SOILS: How to Handle & Improve Them : The Farm Library series (inc. Nature; Kinds; Soil Water; Benefits of Tillage; Objects & Methods of Plowing; Harrowing & Cultivating; Rolling, Planking & Hoeing; Drainage; Irrigation; Fertility; Manures; Fertilisers )

By: Fletcher, S W ( Stevenson Whitcomb )

Price: $38.21

Publisher: New York, NY, N.Y. / New York: Doubleday, Page & Co., 1907, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1907

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 161095

Condition: Very Good (see description)


----------hardcover, a solid Very Good copy, a bit of light wear and rubbinga bit of age darkening to the spine, two small ink characters on spine, Horticultural Station embossed stamp, card pocket at rear, 438 pages, b&w photos, chapters include: Soil Builders; The Nature of Soils; The Kinds of Soil and How to manage Them; Soil Water; The Benefits of Tillage; The Objects and Methods of Plowing; Harrowing and Cultivationg; Rolling, Planking and Hoeing; The Drainage of farm Soils; Farm Irrigation; Maintaining the Fertility of the Soil; Green manuring and Worn Out Soils; Farm manures; Commercia... View more info

Image for To Find the Biggest Tree/ Sequoia Natural History Association / Sequoia Kings Canyon National Parks  ---with Sequoia and Kings Canyon Official Map and Guide

To Find the Biggest Tree/ Sequoia Natural History Association / Sequoia Kings Canyon National Parks ---with Sequoia and Kings Canyon Official Map and Guide

By: Flint, Wendell D / Sequoia Kings Canyon National Parks

Price: $26.33

Publisher: California, Three Rivers, CA: Sequoia Natural history Association, 1987, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 161205

Condition: Near Fine (see desciption)


----------softcover, about 5w x 9.25h inches, a Near Fine copy, a wee bit of ever so slight rubbing, 116 pages, with this book is a map and guide for the Sequoia and Kings canyon Parks, folds out to about 17w x 24h inches, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for TWO VOLUMES:  Fogel's Underground Comix Price Guide ---with The First Supplement  / Hippy Comix Inc. ( Bibliography / Comics )

TWO VOLUMES: Fogel's Underground Comix Price Guide ---with The First Supplement / Hippy Comix Inc. ( Bibliography / Comics )

By: Fogel, Dan / Fogel's Underground Comix Price Guide / Hippy Comix Inc. (with Joseph Fiore; Mike Evans; Steve Wyatt; Malcolm Whyte; Robert Triptow; Larry Todd; Randy Vogel Bruce Sweeney; Justin Farrell; Phil Yeh; Scott Roberts; Dave Hutzley Jimmy Decker Et

Price: $65.93

Publisher: California, El Sobrante, CA: Hippy Comix, 2006 / 2010, 1st Edition, First Printing for Both: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 164835

Condition: Near Fine (see desciption)


----------2 volumes, softcovers, both are Near Fine, 188 and 128 pages, b&w images of material covered, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo ///NOT SIGNED ---GUARANTEED to be AVAILABLE/// View more info

Image for # 14 The Observer's Book of Larger Moths, Describing 94 Larger Moths with 85 Illustrations in Colour and 74 Half-Tones (inc. Eggs, Caterpillars, Pupae )

# 14 The Observer's Book of Larger Moths, Describing 94 Larger Moths with 85 Illustrations in Colour and 74 Half-Tones (inc. Eggs, Caterpillars, Pupae )

By: Ford, R L E / Observer's Book of Series

Price: $11.81

Publisher: London, England, London, UK: Frederick Warne & Co. / Observer's Book of Series, 1978, 1st Revised Edition, 2nd Printing: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 159957

ISBN: 0723215383

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


----------hardcover, about 3.75w x 5.75h inches, a near Fine copy, in a Near Fine dustjacket, 192 pages, b&w as well as colour illustrations, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info