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The Builders of the Nation a History of the United States
New York City, Stanley-Bradley Publishing, 1892. 1st edition. Hardcover. pp. 539, index,Thick 4to,,Bound in original 3/4 leather over cloth with marbled foredges,With almost 60 full page portraits and over 700 marginal vignette portraits and illustrations. Entries and illustrations compiled from the National Cyclopaedia of American Biography. A scarce title, as WoorldCat lists only eight copies in either public, or academic, libraries. The endpapers are marbled to match the foredges. Bookplate of Ella Lynette Somerville on front pastedown. Wear to board edges, and corners a bit rounded. Light soiling to boards. Contents very clean. Hinges and joints tight. In good plus to very good condition. This is a large, very heavy, book. Please consult as to costs, and options, to ship. Ill.: black-&-white illustrations. 'Portraits and biographies of presidents, cabinet officers, statesmen, legislators, jurists, educators, authors and divines'.
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Book number: 9900030476
CAD 80.40 [Appr.: EURO 55 US$ 60.51 | £UK 49 | JP¥ 7783]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: History;America;Presidents;;;;;; black-&-white illustrations

 
The Noble and Renowned History of Guy Earl of Warwick
Warwick, UK, John Merridew et al, 1829. Hardcover. pp. viii, 148.12mo, Bound in half leather of marbled boards, with marbled foredges,'Containing a full and true account of his many famous and valiant actions, remarkable and brave exploits, and noble and renowned victories.' A 'New Edition, with Engravings'. Front hinge was weak but has been expertly (and unnoticeably) repaired. Board edges quite worn and boards scuffed, although joints tight. Contents clean: a good copy notwithstanding. Ill.: black-&-white illustrations.
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Book number: 9900036313
CAD 80.40 [Appr.: EURO 55 US$ 60.51 | £UK 49 | JP¥ 7783]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: ;;;;;;;; black-&-white illustrations

 
Pascal Breland
Winnipeg, MB, Government of Manitoba, 1984. Wraps. pp. 12.8vo,,Stapled card covers: in near fine condition. Ill.: black-&-white illustrations. One of a series of a series of historical pamphlets published by the Historic Resources Branch of the Government of Manitoba.
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Book number: 9900034646
CAD 9.10 [Appr.: EURO 6.25 US$ 6.85 | £UK 5.75 | JP¥ 881]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: Exploration;Fur trade;Red River colony;Metis;Hudson's Bay Co;North-West Company;;; black-&-white illustrations

 
Abley, Mark
Conversations with a Dead Man The Legacy of Duncan Campbell Scott
Madeira Park, BC, Douglas & McIntyre, 2013. Hardcover. pp. 251. 8vo. Black and white photographs. Light shelfwear, marker "X" to bottom edge, sticker to ffep; very good- in lightly rubbed, very good- dustjacket. .
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Book number: 074407
CAD 14.30 [Appr.: EURO 10 US$ 10.76 | £UK 8.75 | JP¥ 1384]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: Indigenous Studies;

 
ADAMS, Henry / Sketches by Jerry Pinkney
The Education of Henry Adams
Franklin Center, PA, Franklin Library, 1982. Hardcover. pp. 530.8vo,,Beautifully bound in full brown leather with gilt embellishments,A title in the series 'The 100 Greatest Books of All Time'. In near fine condition with no markings indicating previous ownership. The book appears unread, and seldom opened. Ill.: black-&-white illustrations. A limited edition published only for subscribers, bound in full ornamented leather, with all edges gilt and silk moire endpapers.
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Book number: 9900043523
CAD 21.40 [Appr.: EURO 14.75 US$ 16.11 | £UK 13.25 | JP¥ 2072]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: Bindings;Biography;;;;;;; black-&-white illustrations

 
Adcock, F. E.
Thucydides and His History
Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 1963. Hardcover. 8vo. Condition: ex-library; bookplate to front pastedown, stamp to ffep, card to rfep, bookplate to rear pastedown, spine label, no other library markings; overall very good-. .
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Book number: 037148
CAD 10.70 [Appr.: EURO 7.5 US$ 8.05 | £UK 6.75 | JP¥ 1036]

 
Agg, Jen
I Hear She's a Real Bitch
Toronto, Doubleday Canada, 2017. Hardcover. pp.354. 8vo. Near fine in very good dust jacket showing light shelfwear. .
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Book number: 078491
CAD 17.10 [Appr.: EURO 11.75 US$ 12.87 | £UK 10.5 | JP¥ 1655]
Catalogue: Biography

 
Aguirre, Carmen
Something Fierce; Memoirs of a Revolutionary Daughter
Vancouver, Douglas & McIntyre, 2011. Paperback. 8vo. Very good+. .
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Book number: 043585
CAD 10.70 [Appr.: EURO 7.5 US$ 8.05 | £UK 6.75 | JP¥ 1036]
Catalogue: Biography

 
Alexander, Paul
Rough Magic A Biography of Sylvia Plath
New York, Da Capo Press, 2003. Paperback. 8vo. Black and white photographs. Lightest shelfwear, black marker dot to bottom page edges; very good. .
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Book number: 059884
CAD 10.70 [Appr.: EURO 7.5 US$ 8.05 | £UK 6.75 | JP¥ 1036]

 
Alexander, Paul
Rough Magic A Biography of Sylvia Plath
New York, Viking, 1991. Hardcover. pp. 402. 8vo. Black and white photographic plates. Light shelfwear, ink line to bottom edge; very good in very good, rubbed dustjacket. .
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Book number: 061623
CAD 17.90 [Appr.: EURO 12.25 US$ 13.47 | £UK 11 | JP¥ 1733]

 
Ali, Ayaan Hirsi
Infidel
New York, Free Press, 2007. Hardcover. pp. 353. 8vo. Light shelfwear, age toning to page edges, owner's gift inscription to ffep; very good in very good dustjacket. .
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Book number: 076862
CAD 17.10 [Appr.: EURO 11.75 US$ 12.87 | £UK 10.5 | JP¥ 1655]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: Politician, Netherlands, Muslims, Refugees, The Caged Virgin, Kenya, Theo van Gogh, Memoir, Activism

 
Allen, Max [Ed.]
Ideas That Matter The Worlds of Jane Jacobs
Owen Sound, Ontario, The Ginger Press, 1997. Paperback. pp. xii, 213. 8vo. Black & white photographs. Light shelfwear. Prior owner's ink name to half title; very good. .
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Book number: 064901
CAD 21.40 [Appr.: EURO 14.75 US$ 16.11 | £UK 13.25 | JP¥ 2072]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: Urban Planning; Cities and the Wealth of Nations; The Death and Life of Great American Cities

 
Althusser, Louis
The Future Lasts Forever
New York, The New Press, 1993. Paperback. pp. 365. 8vo. Pencilling throughout. Light shelfwear, very good. .
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Book number: 076776
CAD 14.30 [Appr.: EURO 10 US$ 10.76 | £UK 8.75 | JP¥ 1384]
Catalogue: Biography

 
Amburn, Ellis
Subterranean Kerouac The Hidden Life of Jack Kerouac
New York, St. Martin's Griffin, 1999. Paperback. 8vo. Very good+. .
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Book number: 041660
CAD 12.90 [Appr.: EURO 9 US$ 9.71 | £UK 8 | JP¥ 1249]

 
Anderson, Katrina
Blessed Portrait of Asdis Sigrun Anderson
Winnipeg, Manitoba, Anderson, 2007. Paperback. pp. xv, 267. 8vo. Light shelfwear; very good. .
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Book number: 042730
CAD 11.80 [Appr.: EURO 8.25 US$ 8.88 | £UK 7.25 | JP¥ 1142]
Catalogue: Biography

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