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Globe Girdling Volume 1: Being the Impressions of an Amateur Observer by Montague Burton

Self Published, London, 1936, Very Good Hardcover / Good Dustjacket, TEG, leather bound, 344 pages, 6" x 8.75", edgewear on boards and spine, otherwise clean and tight. A world travel diary, January 1933 to December 1934. Sir Montague Maurice Burton (1885…

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CA$400.00


Lands Forlorn: A Story of an Expedition to Hearne's Coppermine River by George Douglas, Introduction by James Douglas

G.P. Putnam's Sons / The Knickerbocker Press, New York, London, 1914, Good Hardcover / no dustjacket, 285 pages, 6.75" x 9.25", the two folded maps are included in Near Fine condition, edgewear on boards, chip on spine, tape repairs to ffep and frontisp…

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CA$400.00


Narcotic Agent by Maurice Helbrant

The Vanguard Press, New York, 1941, Very Good Hardcover / no dustjacket, 319 pages, 5.75" x 8.25", spine faded, bumped corners, otherwise clean and tight.…

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CA$300.00


Checkmate in the North: The Axis Planned to Invade America by William Guy Carr, Lt.-Cmdr., R.C.N.R

The Macmillan Company of Canada Limited, Toronto, 1944, First edition, Good Hardcover / no dustjacket, 304 pages, 5.75" x 8.75", Seventeen pages of black and white photographs, edgewear on boards, spine soiled, ownership by D.V. Carr noted on ffep, dated …

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CA$300.00


The Stone of Destiny or An Alter, The Cornerstone of the World by Grove Donner, Forward by Manly P. Hall

Self Published, Los Angeles, 1938, Very Good Hardcover / Fair Dustjacket, 244 pages, 6.25" x 9.25", inscribed by Manly Hall on ffep, paper tape on fep and rep, edgewear and tape repairs on dustjacket, sticker on spine, otherwise clean and tight.…

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CA$300.00


Operating Manual for 138kV Submarine Cables

British Insulated Callender's Limited, London, September 1956, Serial No: 41, Fine Hardcover / no dustjacket, 52 page, 8.5" x 11.25", plus 16 page booklet produced by B.C. Electric Company, "120,000 kilowatts under the sea", Fine Softcover, 8.25" x 10.25"…

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CA$250.00


Generaloberst Halder. Kriegstagebuch. Band 1: Vom Polenfeldzug Bis Zum Ende Der Westoffensive (14. 8. 1939 - 30. 6. 1940) by Hans-Adolf Jacobsen

Kohlhammer, Stuttgart, 1962, 391 pages, 7" x 9.75", Near Fine Hardcover / no dustjacket. Text in German. Volume 1 only…

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CA$250.00


Alluring Sri Lanka by Stefan D'Silva

Self Published, 2008, Fine Hardcover / Very Good Dustjacket, 136 pages, 8.75" x 12", edgewear on slightly rubbed dustjacket. otherwise clean and tight.…

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CA$200.00


The Encyclopedia Americana: 1939

Americana Corporation, New York, 1939, Very Good Hardcovers / no dustjackets. 30 volumes, 7" x 10", dark red boards, some bumped corners and light edgewear, otherwise clean and tight books. Will quote on shipping.…

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CA$200.00


Shishi and Other Netsuke: The Collection of Harriet Szechenyi by Rosemary Bandini

Rosemary Bandini, London, 1999, Fine Hardcover / Near Fine Dustjacket, 174 pages, 8.75" x 11.25", slight edgewear on dustjacket, otherwise clean and tight. Collector Harriet Szechenyi concentrated on collecting "netsuke" of animals and mythical beings.…

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CA$200.00


Bentley Factory Cars: 1919-1931 by Michael Hay

Osprey Publishing, Oxford, 1998, Fine Hardcover / Very Good Dustjacket, 352 pages, 8" x 10.75", dustjacket damaged with one small hole and several dents which impact the front board, otherwise a clean and tight copy.…

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CA$200.00


The History of Magic: Including a Clear, and Precise Exposition of its Procedure, Rites and Mysteries by Eliphas Levi

Borden Publishing Company, Los Angeles, Near Fine Hardcover / Very Good Dustjacket, 1963 eighth printing, first published in 1913, 384 pages, 5.75" x 8.5". slight edgewear on priceclipped dustjacket, bumped corners, otherwise clean and tight. Éliphas L…

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CA$180.00


J. E. H. MacDonald by E. R. Hunter

Ryerson Press, Toronto, 1940, Very Good Hardcover / Very Good Dustjacket, 60 pages, 6.25" x 9.75", dustjacket with edgewear, slight staining and scratching on cover plate, ownership inscription on ffep, otherwise a clean and tight. 1 of 500 copies, de…

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CA$180.00


Malaparte: A House Like Me by Michael McDonough

Clarkson Potter Publishers, New York, 1999, Near Fine Hardcover / Very Good Dustjacket, 200 pages, 10.25" x 11.25", slight edgewear and one closed tear on dustjacket, otherwise clean and tight. Curzio Malaparte (1898 – 1957) was an Italian writer, film-…

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CA$160.00


Canada's Federal System: Being a Treatise on Canadian Constitutional under the British North America Act by A. H. F. Lefroy

Carswell Co., Toronto, 1913, Near Fine Hardcover, recent rebinding in half bound leather, 898 pages, 6.5" x 9"x 3". This is not a reprint, 1913 edition.…

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CA$160.00


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