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Image for A Nature Diary -by Richard Adams, Illustrated By John Lawrence (includes material about The Isle of Man )

A Nature Diary -by Richard Adams, Illustrated By John Lawrence (includes material about The Isle of Man )

By: Adams, Richard

Price: $13.13

Publisher: New York, NY, N.Y. / New York: Viking, 1985, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 153996

ISBN: 0670801054

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


----------hardcover, a Near Fine copy in a lightly rubbed Near Fine price clipped dustjacket, letter "R" on front blank endpaper, 158 + 2 pages, colour and b&w illustrations, a nice copy, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for Nature Day and Night -by Richard Adams, Illustrated By David Goddard and Stephen Lee

Nature Day and Night -by Richard Adams, Illustrated By David Goddard and Stephen Lee

By: Adams, Richard; Science Texts By Max Hooper; Illustrated By David Goddard and Stephen Lee

Price: $13.13

Publisher: Middlesex, England, Middlesex, UK: Kestrel Books / Penguin Books, 1978, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 157796

ISBN: 072265359X

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------hardcover, about 6 x 9.75 inches, a Near Fine copy in a Near Fine dustjacket, 108 pages, colour and b&w illustrations, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for Pilot's Notes:  Hurricane IIA, IIB, IIC, IID and IV Aircraft, Merlin XX Engine

Pilot's Notes: Hurricane IIA, IIB, IIC, IID and IV Aircraft, Merlin XX Engine

By: Air Ministry / Minister of Aircraft Production ( A Rowlands ) / Air Council / Controller of Her Majesty's Stationery Office

Price: $13.13

Publisher: England, London / Lancashire, UK: Controller for Her Majesty's Stationery Office / Minister of Aircraft Production / Air Council / Air Data Publication, No Date ( Circa 1970 Reprinting a 1940 Publication ), 1st Printing: 1970

Edition: First Printing

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 141900

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


------------softcover, Very Good+, roughly the size of a standard paperback, cord tied with brass bars, unpaginated, fold-out(s) intact, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for Pilot's Notes:  Beaufighter II Aeroplane, Two Merlin XX Engines

Pilot's Notes: Beaufighter II Aeroplane, Two Merlin XX Engines

By: Air Ministry / Minister of Aircraft Production ( A Rowlands ) / Air Council / Controller of Her Majesty's Stationery Office

Price: $13.13

Publisher: England, London / Lancashire, UK: Controller for Her Majesty's Stationery Office / Minister of Aircraft Production / Air Council / Air Data Publication, No Date ( Circa 1970 Reprinting a 1941 Publication ), 1st Printing: 1970

Edition: First Printing

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 141901

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


------------softcover, Very Good+, roughly the size of a standard paperback, cord tied with brass bars, unpaginated, fold-out(s) intact, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for Al-Mu'izz Li-Din Allah Street -THE GREAT STREET:  Historic Cairo ( Muizz  )( Egypt / Egyptian )

Al-Mu'izz Li-Din Allah Street -THE GREAT STREET: Historic Cairo ( Muizz )( Egypt / Egyptian )

By: al-Murri, Tariq; Wagdy Abbas; with Mohamed Saleh Mohamed, Hany Gad al-Rabb, Foreword By Farouk Hosni, Minister of Culture and Zahi Hawass, Secretary General Supreme Council of Antiquities

Price: $59.33

Publisher: Egypt, No Place ( Cairo, Egypt ): No Publisher ( Government of Egypt ), No Date (circa 2009 ), 1st Edition, First Printing: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 162155

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


------------hardcover, about 11.75w x 11.25h inches, a Near Fine example, in a Near Fine dustjacket, a bit of light rubbing, small nick on one edge of jacket, 228 pages, colour photos and images throughout including street pans showing the location of the buildings, overseas shipping (anywhere outside of Canada and the USA ) will require additional charges, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo ///NOT SIGNED/// View more info

Image for A New Kind of Ray: The Radiological Sciences in Canada 1895 - 1995 / Les Sciences Radiologiques Au Canada / Canadian Association of Radiologists ( Radiology - X-Ray History )

A New Kind of Ray: The Radiological Sciences in Canada 1895 - 1995 / Les Sciences Radiologiques Au Canada / Canadian Association of Radiologists ( Radiology - X-Ray History )

By: Aldrich, John E (signed); Brian C Lentle (signed); Peter Munk; J Kenneth Lipinski; Roch D DesRochers; Douglas Abrams; Marie-Fore Gagne; Ron Wood; Jocelyne LaPointe; William Doern; et al/ Canadian Association of Radiologists

Price: $26.33

Publisher: Vancouver, British Columbia, Vancouver, BC: University of British Columbia / Canadian Association of Radiologists, 1995, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 157529

ISBN: 0969955707

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


----------hardcover, overseas shipping (anything outside of the USA and Canada ) will require additional postage, about 9.25 x 12.25 inches, a Near Fine copy in a Near Fine dustjacket, signed by Aldrich and Lentle, 469 pages, b&w photos, some articles are in French, most are in English, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for Poisonous Mushrooms of Canada Including Other Inedible Fungi / Research Branch Agriculture Canada Monograph 30 ( Includes Hallucinogens / Hallucinogenic )

Poisonous Mushrooms of Canada Including Other Inedible Fungi / Research Branch Agriculture Canada Monograph 30 ( Includes Hallucinogens / Hallucinogenic )

By: Ammirati, Joseph F; James A Traquair; Paul A Horgen / Research Branch Agriculture Canada Monograph 30

Price: $22.37

Publisher: Markham, Ontario, Markham, ON: Fitzhenry and Whiteside / / Research Branch Agriculture Canada Monograph 30 , 1985, 1st edition, First Printing: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 160709

ISBN: 0889029776

Condition: Good (see description)


-----------hardcover, about 8.75w x 11.25h inches, a solid Good exlibrary copy in an attractive Good dustjacket with some chips and tears, library sticker on spine and rear panel of the book, cover art by Henry A C Jackson a well known artist of mushrooms, fungi and toadstools, 396 pages, b&w illustrations as well as colour photos, contents include: Preface; PART ONE: The Fungus Fruit Body ---Introduction; Fruit Body; Life Cycle; Literature ---Macroscopic Features - Basidiomycota ( Gill Mushrooms; Other mushroom fruit-like bodies; Puffballs and related fungi ) - Ascomycota ( Apothecia ) - ha... View more info

Image for MWCC - The Magic Wand Correspondence Club - EIGHT Issues ( Volume 2, # 3, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10-11-12 (all 1953 ) and Dec 1952 )(inc. Tental Melepathy / Vanishing Orange Crush By Dennis Lee )( Magic / Magician Fanzine )

MWCC - The Magic Wand Correspondence Club - EIGHT Issues ( Volume 2, # 3, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10-11-12 (all 1953 ) and Dec 1952 )(inc. Tental Melepathy / Vanishing Orange Crush By Dennis Lee )( Magic / Magician Fanzine )

By: Andrews, Arthur MWCC- The Magic Wand Correspondence Club; with Dennis Lee; Marcus Bloch; Paul LaVasseur; Arthur N Humphrey; J Harlan Underhill; David Roper; Amazing Dr Maurice; Daniel A Moran; Edward Konstant; Tom Waldrop; Irv Weiner; et al

Price: $164.93

Publisher: Shelby, Ohio, USA: MWCC - The Magic Wand Correspondence Club, 1952, 1953, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 159395

Condition: Good (see description)


-----------8 issues/volumes (ONE SHIPPING PRICE ), stapled 8.5 x 11 sheets, various pagination, issue 10-11-12 are one issue, all aare Good or better, light rubbing and wear, some curling to corner tips, these issues include two magic offerings by Dennis Lee which were many, many years before he was published, as well one other issue mentions Dennis Lee, full of magic tricks and magician news, obviously quite rare and definitely not in (m)any Dennis Lee collections, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for Annemann's Practical Mental Effects: A Comprehensive Collection of the Best Mental Tricks of Recent Years - Theodore Annemann  ( Mentalism / Mentalist / Mind Reading / Magician )

Annemann's Practical Mental Effects: A Comprehensive Collection of the Best Mental Tricks of Recent Years - Theodore Annemann ( Mentalism / Mentalist / Mind Reading / Magician )

By: Annemann, Theodore ( Ted / Theo ); Edited By John J Crimmins Jr ( Foreword By Crimmins and Max Holden )(inc. Theodore Annemann; Orville Meyer; Dr Jaks; Otis Manning; Joseph Dunninger; Clayton Rawson; Stewart James; Walter Gibson; Harry Blackstone; ;etc

Price: $39.53

Publisher: USA, No Place ( USA ): Louis Tannen's Magic Shop / Tannen Publications, 1943 ( This Printing is 1963 ), 1st Edition, Later Printing: 1963

Edition: Later Printing of the first Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 164433

Condition: Very Good (see description)


-----------hardcover, a Very Good to Very Good+ example, front blank endpaper has been corner clipped, a very tidy copy, some pencil notations, 310 pages, b&w illustrations, 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 A Bird in the Bush:  The Story of the Province of Quebec Society for the Protection of Birds, 1917 - 2002 -a Signed Copy

A Bird in the Bush: The Story of the Province of Quebec Society for the Protection of Birds, 1917 - 2002 -a Signed Copy

By: Arnaudin, Margaret Pye (signed)

Price: $17.09

Publisher: Quebec, Westmount, PQ: Price Patterson Ltd. / The Province of Quebec Society for the Protection of Birds, 2002, 1st edition, First Printing: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 146940

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


----------trade paperback, a Very Good+ copy with a bit of very light rubbing, signed and inscribed by the author, 255 pages, b&w photos, ---"For 85 years, the Province of Quebec Society for the Protection of Birds (PQSPB) - Quebec's oldest bird club - has been introducing people to the fascinating world of bird study. Its membership has included naturalists of every stripe: professional and amateur ornithologists, oologists, bird banders, botanists, conservationists, educators, bird listers, and people with the simple basic need to commune with nature. The stories of the early PQSPB membe... View more info

Image for The Ashley Book of Knots, Every Practical Knot - What it Looks like, Who Uses it, Where it comes from, & How to Tie it, with 7000 Drawings Representing Over 3900 Knots

The Ashley Book of Knots, Every Practical Knot - What it Looks like, Who Uses it, Where it comes from, & How to Tie it, with 7000 Drawings Representing Over 3900 Knots

By: Ashley, Clifford W with Ammendments By Geoffrey Budworth, International Guild of Knot Tyers

Price: $79.13

Publisher: New York, NY, N.Y. / New York; Doubleday, 1993, 1st Edition, Later (42nd) Printing: 1993

Edition: Later Printing of the first Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 163099

ISBN: 0385040253

Condition: Near Fine (see desciption)


-----------hardcover, about 8.75w x 11.25h inches, ---overseas shipping (anywhere outside of Canada and the USA ) may require extra charges-if an issue please inquire before ordering, a Near Fine copy in a Near Fine dustjacket, looks pretty darn close to new, a lovely copy with the jacket in a hi-quality mylar protector, 620 pages, contents include: On Knots; Occupational Knots; Knob Knots, Single Strand Stopper or Terminal Knots, Lanyard Knots, Button Knots; Multi Strand Stopper or Terminal Knots, Lanyard Knots, Two Strand Lanyard Knots, Multi Strand Buttons Tied in Hand; Multi Strand Button... View more info

Image for PAYBACK:  Debt and the Shadow Side of Wealth ---by Margaret Atwood ---a Signed Copy

PAYBACK: Debt and the Shadow Side of Wealth ---by Margaret Atwood ---a Signed Copy

By: Atwood, Margaret (signed)

Price: $19.73

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: The House of Anansi, 2008, 1st Edition, Later Printing: 2008

Edition: Later Printing of the first Edition

Inscription: Signed (see description)

Seller ID: 163619

ISBN: 0887848100

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


----------trade paperback, about 5w x 8h inches, a Very Good+ to Near Fine example with just a wee bit of very light rubbing, a few pages have had the corner tips turned, 230 pages, signed by Atwood without inscription on the title page, ---"Legendary poet, novelist, and essayist Margaret Atwood gives us a surprising look at the topic of debt -- a timely subject during our current period of economic upheaval, caused by the collapse of a system of interlocking debts. Atwood proposes that debt is like air -- something we take for granted until things go wrong. --Payback is not a book about... View more info

Image for The Guide to Historic Costume -by Karen Baclawski ( Encyclopedia of Clothes / Clothing / Fashion / Dress / Shoes, etc)

The Guide to Historic Costume -by Karen Baclawski ( Encyclopedia of Clothes / Clothing / Fashion / Dress / Shoes, etc)

By: Baclawski, Karen; Foreword By Negley Harte, Director of The Pasold Research Fund

Price: $25.01

Publisher: New York, NY, N.Y. / New York: Drama Book Publishers, 1995, 1st edition, First Printing: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 157905

ISBN: 0896761371

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------hardcover, about 7.5 x 10 inches, a Near Fine copy in a Near Fine dustjacket, 239 pages, profusely illustrated with b&w photos, , any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for UNDER TOW:  A History of Tugs and Towing -by Donal M Baird ( Tug Boats / Tugboats / Salvage Tugs ; Towboats / Tow Boats )( Candian )

UNDER TOW: A History of Tugs and Towing -by Donal M Baird ( Tug Boats / Tugboats / Salvage Tugs ; Towboats / Tow Boats )( Candian )

By: Baird, Donal M / Vanwell Publishing

Price: $39.53

Publisher: St Catharines, Ontario, St Catharines, ON: Vanwell Publishing, 2003, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 164736

ISBN: 1551250764

Condition: Near Fine (see desciption)


----------hardcover, a Near Fine example, in a Near Fine dustjacket, looks new, lower corners are ever so slightly bumped, 282 pages, colour and b&w photos throughout, ---"Under Tow is the remarkable tale of North American and Western European tugboats and salvage tugs. From the early British and Dutch towing companies to the current Canadian and American conglomerates, towing has been a diverse and economically significant part of trade and commerce. Tugs moved great log booms downstream to pulp and paper mills, pushed sailing ships and huge ocean liners to their berths, towed cargo barge... View more info

Image for Al Baker's Mental Magic, Thirty Effects  -by al Baker -All of Al Baker's Effects, Routines and Patter ( Mentalism / Mentalist / Mind Reading / Magician )( 30 )

Al Baker's Mental Magic, Thirty Effects -by al Baker -All of Al Baker's Effects, Routines and Patter ( Mentalism / Mentalist / Mind Reading / Magician )( 30 )

By: Baker, Al (witnessed and Recorded By Jean Hugard )

Price: $32.93

Publisher: Minneapolis, Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN: Carl W Jones, 1949, 1st Edition, 2nd Printing: 1949

Edition: Later Printing of the first Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 164432

Condition: Very Good (see description)


-----------hardcover, a Very Good to Very Good+ example, a very tidy copy, some age toning to endpapers, ink name and 1953 date, 116 pages, b&w illustrations, 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 Oxford University Press and the Spread of Learning - 1478 to 1978 ---with A Keepsake to Remind You of Your Visit to an Exhibition Held at the D B Weldon Library, The University of Western Ontario, London, Canada - 1978

The Oxford University Press and the Spread of Learning - 1478 to 1978 ---with A Keepsake to Remind You of Your Visit to an Exhibition Held at the D B Weldon Library, The University of Western Ontario, London, Canada - 1978

By: Barker, Nicolas, Preface By Charles Ryskamp

Price: $23.69

Publisher: Oxford, England, Oxford, UK: At the Clarendon Press, 1978, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 160728

ISBN: 0199510865

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


-----------large (quarto) softcover, a Very Good+ copy with light wear and a bit of rubbing to the cream covers, 332 pages, b&w photos as well as 4 additional full page plates/illustrations, laid in is --- 1 ) A Keepsake (2 copies -one is Near Fine, one is Very Good with a smudge) - 2 ) Invitation from Western University to the exhibition - 3 ) Invitation to a wine and cheese reception at Western U. presented by OUP, contents include: Preface; Introduction; The Early university and Its Books; The First press at Oxford; The Second Press; The press Established at Oxford; Successors of Joseph Ba... View more info

Rotary Fly Tying Techniques: Understanding the Potential of Your Rotary Fly Tieing Vise ( How-to Guide ) ( Fly Fishing related )

By: Beatty, al and Gretchen

Price: $19.73

Publisher: Portland, Oregon, Portland, OR: Frank Amato, 2008, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 161457

ISBN: 1571884181

Condition: Near Fine (see desciption)


-----------softcover, about 8.5w x 11h inches, a Near Fine example, 116 pages, colour photos throughout, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

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