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Burton by Post 1970 Spring / Summer Catalogue

By: Burton

Price: $292.50

Publisher: Manchester, Burton By Post: 1970

Seller ID: Books009128

Condition: Good


296 pages. Light soiling to covers, with peeling/curling to outer corners of front and shallow splitting at head and foot of spine. Nicks to fore-edge up to page 40. Binding is sound. A good example of this extensive catalogue at the end of its run. From its start in 1964 through this issue the mail-order business for Burton was not profitable and it was sold in the autumn of this year. See: Eric Sigsworth's Montague Burton: The Tailor of Taste, 146f, and a note in The Glasgow Herald: 29 July 1970, p.3. Due to size and weight shipping will be more expensive than the default in this listing: pl... View more info

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The Early Chartered Companies (A.D. 1296-1858) - inscribed by Keane

By: Cawston, George and A. H. Keane [Augustus Henry]

Price: $368.75

Publisher: London and New York, Edward Arnold: 1896

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: Books011531

Condition: Very Good


xi, 320, and 32 pages of publisher's ads at rear dated June 1896. Burgundy cloth with light soiling and rubbing; spine sunned. Dark blue/green slate endpapers, the front free of which bears a faint presentation inscription from A.H. Keane dated August '96 - and above that a bookseller's catalogue slip for this volume. That catalogue entry notes "uncut". The fore-edge is untrimmed; the leaves have (since?) been opened. Unobtrusive initials of recipient dated 8/7/96 to verso of ffep; faint pencil erasure top right of half title. Binding is sound. View more info

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A Time For Change. Industrial Relations and the Digby Strike, 1979 - 1983

By: Currie, Lawrence A.

Price: $62.50

Publisher: Halifax, N.S., Dalhousie Labour-University Committee: 1986

Seller ID: Books012062

Condition: Very Good


[vi], 64 pages. Light soil to front cover; else unmarked. View more info

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Dilworth's Assistant : Adapted to the Commerce of the Citizens of the United States. Being a Compendium of Arithmetic both Practical and Theoretical.

By: Dilworth, Thomas; James Gibbons

Price: $937.50

Publisher: New York, Hurtin & McFarlane: 1798

Seller ID: Books012571

Condition: Good


x, [4], [1]-228 pages, with folding table. Preface signed: James Gibbons. New-York, August 22d, 1798, in which he acknowledges the superiority of Dilworth's work and its success in America. But, "its usefulness has been somewhat diminished in this great commercial country, by not having been particularly adapted to the federal money, currencies, and commerce of the citizens of the United States." Old paper repair along spine. Front board detached, front free endpaper lacking. Tanned and foxed, but legible. The folding plate has been mis-folded (creased) and has a 2" closed tear. 1" closed tear... View more info

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Eaton & Frazee's Book-Keeping : An Elementary Treatise for the use of Schools

By: Eaton, A. H. and J. C. P. Frazee

Price: $156.25

Publisher: Saint John, N.B., Daily News Steam Job: 1871

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: Books011911

Condition: Very Good


122 pages, with ads at front and rear. Offsetting and foxing to endpapers; occasional pencilling. Binding is sound. A. & W. MacKinlay, Halifax, also printed an 1871 edition. View more info

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The Principles of Apprentice Training With Special Reference to the Engineering Industry

By: Fleming, A.P.M. [Arthur Percy]; J. G. Pearce

Price: $292.50

Publisher: London, &c., Longmans, Green and Co: 1916

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: Books008632

Condition: Very Good


xiii, 202 pages and advert leaf at rear. Light wear to covers; ownership signature dated Aug 1916 to front endpaper; else clean and unmarked in sound binding. Uncommon. View more info

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Excessive Expectations: Maritime Commerce and the Economic Development of Nova Scotia, 1740-1870

By: Gwyn, Julian

Price: $37.50

Publisher: Montreal and Kingston, McGill-Queen's University Press: 1998

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: Books011950

ISBN: 0773515488

Condition: Very Good


xviii, 291 pages. As new, save for light dusting to top edge. View more info

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The Farm Chemurgic: Farmward the Star of Destiny Lights Our Way

By: Hale, William J.

Price: $218.75

Publisher: Boston, The Stratford Company: 1934

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: Books012008

Condition: Very Good


iii, 201 pages, and two leaves of ephemera laid in. Light soil and wear to covers; interior clean, binding sound. View more info

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Marketing Hawaiian Fruits

By: Higgins, J. E.

Price: $218.75

Publisher: Honolulu, Hawaiian Gazette Co.: 1907

Seller ID: Books012445

Condition: Good


44 pages and eight plates as called for. Front cover, with library blind embossed stamp and a call number, detached. Else very good. View more info

Image for Fabulous Dustpan: The Story of The Hoover [association copy]

Fabulous Dustpan: The Story of The Hoover [association copy]

By: Hoover, Frank G.

Price: $62.50

Publisher: Cleveland and New York, World Publishing: 1955

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author's wife

Seller ID: Books010404

Condition: Very Good


250 pages. Inscribed on front free endpaper: "To - and - / Compliments of Edna S. Hoover". Frank Hoover died shortly before the publication of this book; Edna was his wife. faint cup ring to front board; offsetting to endpapers. Binding is sound. View more info

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New England and the Maritime Provinces: Connections and Comparisons

By: Hornsby, Stephen J., and John G. Reid [eds]

Price: $118.75

Publisher: Montreal & Kingston, McGill-Queen's University Press: 2005

Seller ID: Books012361

ISBN: 0773528652

Condition: Very Good


xii, 411 pages. As new. View more info

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Subliminal Seduction; Ad Media's Manipulation of a Not So Innocent America.

By: Key, Wilson Bryan

Price: $56.25

Publisher: Englewood Cliffs, N.J., Prentice Hall, Inc.: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: Books011638

ISBN: 0138590907

Condition: Very Good


xvi, 206 pages, Introduction by Marshall McLuhan, light wear to edges, dust jacket price clipped. View more info

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Methuen Handbook of Colour

By: Kornerup, Andreas; J. H. Wanscher

Price: $468.75

Publisher: Eyre Methuen: 1981

Edition: Third edition

Seller ID: Books012554

ISBN: 0413334007

Condition: Very Good


252 pages. Second printing of the third edition. Former owner's name lightly inked to top edge; light thumbing to fore-edge. Binding is sound. Lacking the colour finder card that fit in the small pocket on rear pastedown. View more info

Image for A Full, Clear, and Familiar Explanation of the Law Concerning Bills of Exchange, Promissory Notes, and the Evidence on a Trial By Jury Relative Thereto, with a description of Bank Notes, and the Privilege of Attornies

A Full, Clear, and Familiar Explanation of the Law Concerning Bills of Exchange, Promissory Notes, and the Evidence on a Trial By Jury Relative Thereto, with a description of Bank Notes, and the Privilege of Attornies

By: Lovelass, Peter

Price: $4,375.00

Publisher: Dublin, Henry Watts: 1790

Edition: Second edition

Seller ID: Books011179

Condition: Very Good


x, 192 [i.e. 128] pages: as in all copies of this edition, irregular pagination based on that of the first edition. Contemporary sheep quite scuffed. Joints (outer) split but hinges sound and binding secure. Old signature to front pastedown and to second front free endpaper. Foxing to endpapers; ghost of flower petal to inner margin of a few adjacent leaves. View more info

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The Art of Single-Entry Book-Keeping, Improved By the Introduction of the Proof or Balance [Third Edition]

By: Marsh, C. C.

Price: $97.50

Publisher: New York, J. C. Riker: 1839

Seller ID: Books009567

Condition: Good


viii, 126 pages. Half leather with marbled paper over boards, green morocco spine and tips; gilt to spine. A handsome exterior; binding sound; heavy foxing throughout. "This book the property of Isaac Fry. AD 1842" penned to second front endpaper. View more info

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Business Penmanship

By: Mills, Edward C.

Price: $156.25

Publisher: New York, Cincinnati, Chicago, American Book Company: 1916

Seller ID: Books012157

Condition: Very Good


77 pages. measures 4.1 x 8.1 inches. Light wear to boards; stamp to front pastedown, and inscriptions to front free endpaper - else unmarked, in sound binding. View more info

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Careers of Danger and Daring

By: Moffett, Cleveland

Price: $156.25

Publisher: New York, The Century Co.: 1901

Seller ID: Books011686

Condition: Very Good


xiv, 419 pages. Profusely illustrated. Light rubbing to cloth; small library withdrawl stamp to front free endpaper - no other library indications. Binding is sound. Careers covered: Steeple Climber; Deep Sea Diver; Baloonist; Pilot; Bridge Builder; City Fireman; Aerial Acrobat; Wild Beast Tamer; Dynamite Worker; Locomotive Engineer. View more info

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In the Mersey Woods

By: Mullen, Eric and Millie Evans

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Liverpool, NS, Bowater Mersey Paper Company Limited: 1989

Seller ID: Books011549

Condition: Very Good


117 pages. As new: clean and unmarked, in sound binding. View more info

Image for From Outpost to Outport: A Structural Analysis of the Jersey-Gaspé Cod Fishery, 1767-1886

From Outpost to Outport: A Structural Analysis of the Jersey-Gaspé Cod Fishery, 1767-1886

By: Ommer, Rosemary E.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Montreal and Kingston, McGill - Queen's University Press: 1991

Seller ID: Books012359

ISBN: 0773507302

Condition: Very Good


xv, 245 pages. Clean and unmarked. View more info

Image for The Modern Economy Telegraphic and Cable Cipher Code, adapted to the use of buyers, sellers, brokers, shippers and receivers of green and dried fruit and produce.

The Modern Economy Telegraphic and Cable Cipher Code, adapted to the use of buyers, sellers, brokers, shippers and receivers of green and dried fruit and produce.

By: Peycke, Edmund

Price: $431.25

Publisher: Los Angeles, California, Edmund Peycke Co.: 1908

Seller ID: Books010265

Condition: Very Good


x, 246 pages. The 1908 edition. Limp leather with gilt to front. Minor soiling and nicks to cover. Binding is sound. A few pencil ticks; overall clean. View more info