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Image for The Anvil: Volume 1, Number 1. January 1931.

The Anvil: Volume 1, Number 1. January 1931.

By: N/A

Price: $26.00

Publisher: Vancouver, B.C., Anvil Publishing Company: 1931

Seller ID: Books006101

Condition: Good


28 pages. Inaugural issue of this journal "with a special appeal to the Western Canadian viewpoint". Includes discussions of Zionism and anti-Semitism, and the treatment of Asians by the BC government, as well as a one act play by L. Bullock-Webster. Good condition, with soiling and chipping to covers. Original staples holding well, though they have torn away from front cover (cover remains attached). View more info

The Poor Negro

By: N/A

Price: $97.50

Publisher: London, The Religious Tract Society:

Seller ID: Books006177

Condition: Good


8 pages plus covers. Sold at the Depository, 56 Pater Noster Row, and 65 St. Paul's Churchyard, and by the booksellers. Marked as No. 79 on front cover. Inspirational moral tale of a father who after seeing his son abuse a black man hires the man to dig potatoes and offers him the opportunity to flog his son - an invitation the man declines, much to the surprise and instruction of the son. A scarce, early piece in support of humanitarian racial consciousness. No stated d... View more info

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United Brotherhood of Carpenters : THE CARPENTER : 34 issues, 1929-1951

By: N/A

Price: $162.50

Seller ID: Books006593

Condition: Good


Thirty four issues of The Carpenter. Earliest is November, 1929 and the latest January, 1951. A cornucopia of trade union information, photos, adverts {Stanley tools, &c.}, correspondence and articles. United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America. Covers rough on the earliest {Nov, 1929} but thereafter good with expected age-toning and moderate wear; original staples holding fine. This lot includes the August, 1931 Golden Jubilee Number with gilt on front and ... View more info

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Ten issues of Furniture of the Times. Earliest is July, 1918 and the latest August, 1919.

By: N/A

Price: $97.50

Publisher: Adams Square, Boston., A. McArthur Co.:

Seller ID: Books006594

Condition: Good


Ten issues of the uncommon Furniture of the Times; A. McArthur Co. at Adams Square, Boston. Earliest is July, 1918 and the latest August, 1919. "A monthly magazine dedicated to thrifty homemakers". Illustrations, stories, suggestions, thrift-tips, advertisements, recipes. "A girl simply has to have some place to entertain her friends, or life isn't worth living!" Covers present but detached from October, 1918; pencil notation inside front cover of Dec. '1... View more info

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Lesbian Quarterly "for Adults Only" Vol. 1, No. 2

By: N/A

Price: $93.75

Publisher: 1968

Seller ID: Books007702

Condition: Very Good


32 pages. 8 x 5 inches. Two stories and two poems, with one illustration at centre. No printing / publishing info. stated, and I can find no record of the publication. Handwritten former owner note to top right of first page: "bought May 28, 1968 / read May 28 1968". Else unmarked. View more info

Image for The Useful Letter Writer. Comprising a Succinct Treatise on the Epistolary Art; and Forms of Letters for All the Ordinary Occasions of Life.

The Useful Letter Writer. Comprising a Succinct Treatise on the Epistolary Art; and Forms of Letters for All the Ordinary Occasions of Life.

By: N/A

Price: $118.75

Publisher: New York, D. Appleton & Co.: 1844

Seller ID: Books010539

Condition: Good


219 pages and four pages of ads at rear. Publisher's cloth stamped in blind, with gilt to spine. All edges gilt. Cloth rubbed, faded, lightly stained. Binding is sound. Lacking front and rear free endpaper. Frontispiece foxed, tissue guard retained. A child's enthusiastic pencil scribble to both pastedowns and to seven pages.Appleton's Complete Letter Writer at head of title. Title page not dated. Entered According to Act... is dated 1844 and appears on a strip of paper ... View more info

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Labradoriub Tachangata Arnangit Katimasimaningit = Northern Labrador Women's Conference

By: N/A

Price: $81.25

Publisher: Nain, Labrador, Labrador Inuit Association: 1978

Seller ID: Books010845

Condition: Good


154 pages. Text in English, syllabics, and transliteration. "The Northern Labrador Women's Conference was a first attempt to create public awareness of problems faced by women and their concern over the future development and changes which have already taken place in Labrador communities" [from the Introduction]. Photographs of participants throughout. Wear to covers and spine; spotting to outer edges; contents clean and binding sound. View more info

Image for The Degradation of the Democratic Dogma

The Degradation of the Democratic Dogma

By: Adams, Henry; Brooks Adams intro.

Price: $58.50

Publisher: New York, MacMillan: 1919

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: Books009182

Condition: Very Good


xv, 317 pages. Top edge a touch dusty; else clean and unmarked in sound binding. View more info

Image for The American Mafia - Genesis of a Legend

The American Mafia - Genesis of a Legend

By: Albini, Joseph L.

Price: $26.00

Publisher: New York, Appleton Century Crofts: 1971

Seller ID: Books008550

Condition: Very Good


xi, 354 pages. Transpapent laminate peeling from covers. Light foxing to endpapers and edges; half-title mildly soiled. Binding is sound; no inscriptions. View more info

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Dawn and Gleam

By: Anderson, W.H.P. and M.

Price: $97.50

Publisher: London, The Mission To Lepers:

Seller ID: Books006988

Condition: Very Good


80 pages plus photographic plates. 7.25 x 5 inches. An account of the work of the Mission to Lepers, founded 1874. Publication date not stated; Worldcat has it at 1926 and that accords with the age of this volume. Foxing to covers and adjacent leaves as well as edges. Inscription opposite Contents page, else a clean, unmarked interior in sturdy binding with no crease to spine. Includes 38 photographs of people (and scenery / buildings) in various locales including: Nasik... View more info

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ANGRY CATHOLIC WOMEN: A Sociological Investigation

By: Andrew M. Greeley & Mary G. Durkin

Price: $58.50

Publisher: Chicago, The Thomas More Press: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: Books007014

Condition: Good


213 pages. 11.2 x 8.6 inches. Large format softcover. Uncommon volume by Father Andrew Greeley. Creasing to covers; tear to rear cover centre top: it doesn't go through the cover, but a strip of the upper portion is lacking so the white underside shows through. Otherwise the book is clean and unmarked. View more info

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The Public and Private in Dutch Culture of the Golden Age.

By: Arthur K. Wheelock Jr., and Adele Seef eds.

Price: $156.25

Publisher: Newark, University of Delaware Press / Associated University Presses: 2000

Seller ID: Books010455

Condition: Very Good


278 pages. Profusely illustrated. 14 contributions. Discrete ownership signature to front free endpaper, else clean and unmarked. Overseas customers please inquire re. shipping costs. View more info

Image for The Development of Children's Friendships (Cambridge Studies in Social and Emotional Development)

The Development of Children's Friendships (Cambridge Studies in Social and Emotional Development)

By: Asher, Steven R.; Gottman, John M., eds.

Price: $26.00

Publisher: Cambridge, &c., Cambridge University Press: 1981

Seller ID: Books008558

ISBN: 0521298067

Condition: Very Good


xiv, 347 pages. Clean and unmarked in sound binding, with spine not creased. View more info

Image for Centring the Periphery: Chaos, Order, and the Ethnohistory of Dominica

Centring the Periphery: Chaos, Order, and the Ethnohistory of Dominica

By: Baker, Patrick L.

Price: $32.50

Publisher: Montreal & Kingston, McGill Queens Univ Press: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: Books008238

ISBN: 0773511342

Condition: Very Good


xx, 251pp. View more info

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Juvenile Probation

By: Beard, Belle Boone

Price: $39.00

Publisher: New York, American Book Company: 1934

Seller ID: Books002264

Condition: Fair


xiv, 219 pp. American Sociology Series, general Editor Kimball Young. "An Analysis of the Case Records of Five Hundred Children Studied at the Judge Baker Guidance Clinic and Placed on Probabation in the Juvenile Court of Boston". cover worn and stained , probably water damage though not warped, edges lightly foxed, contents otherwise clean and binding tight. View more info

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Women and Crime

By: Bishop, Cecil

Price: $42.25

Publisher: London, Chatto and Windus: 1931

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: Books007359

Condition: Good


vii, 295 pages plus photo plates. Blue cloth with gilt titles to spine. Rubbed at extremities; cloth split for 2 inches along front outer hinge. Binding sound, hinges sturdy, no inscriptions save for unobtrusive pencil underlining of a few short passages. Chapter titles include: The "Amateur Prostitute"; Prostitution; White Slave Trade; Drugs; Perversion [i.e. lesbianism]; &c. View more info

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Inside Out: The Social Meaning of Mental Retardation

By: Bogdan, Robert; Taylor, Steven J.

Price: $26.00

Publisher: Toronto, University of Toronto Press: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: Books008377

ISBN: 0802024327

Condition: Very Good


xiv, 231 pages. Pages 4 through 16 have scoring and highlighting; else clean and unmarked. Binding sound and hinges secure. Dust jacket spine sunned. View more info

Image for A Lady. Manners and Social Usages

A Lady. Manners and Social Usages

By: Bugg, Lelia Hardin

Price: $181.25

Publisher: New York, Benziger Brothers: 1893

Seller ID: Books009566

Condition: Very Good


317, [1] pages. Blue cloth with gilt to front and spine - moderate soiling and rubbing. Paper split along front gutter but binding sound; light foxing to front endpapers; smudge to colophon; else clean and unmarked. Second edition stated on title page. Uncommon volume of etiquette. View more info

Image for The Jajmani System - an Investigation

The Jajmani System - an Investigation

By: Caldwell, Bruce

Price: $19.50

Publisher: New Delhi, Hindustan Publishing Corporation: 1991

Seller ID: Books002124

Condition: Good


x, 128 pp. Plasticized jacket, chipping at back. Yellow highlighting on a third to a quarter of pages, a few pencilled notes. View more info

Image for Liberia and Sierra Leone: An Essay in Comparative Politics

Liberia and Sierra Leone: An Essay in Comparative Politics

By: Clapham, Christopher S.

Price: $26.00

Publisher: Cambridge University Press: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: Books007285

ISBN: 052121095X

Condition: Very Good


vii, 156pp. This is Book No. 20 in the African Studies Series, silver fish damage to spine of dust jacket, removing paper surface over part of title. View more info