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Bodily Harm

By: ATWOOD, Margaret

Price: $79.95

Publisher: Canada, McClelland and Stewart: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 869H0561

ISBN: 0771008120

Condition: Good


0771008120 Signed upon half-title page by Margaret Atwood. 301 pages. "...a splendid, fully integrated work... superb..." - New York Times. Moderate wear to unmarked book. Dust jacket now preserved in glossy new archival-grade Brodart. A quality copy. View more info

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Selected Poems : 1966-1984

By: Atwood, Margaret

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Canada, Oxford University Press: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 751A7483

ISBN: 019540808X

Condition: Good


019540808X 320 pages. 'A substantial introduction to Atwood's work' - from back cover. Unmarked. Moderate wear. Sound working copy. View more info

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The Handmaid's Tale

By: Atwood, Margaret.

Price: $695.00

Publisher: Toronto, Canada, McClelland and Stewart: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 869H1630

ISBN: 0771008139

Condition: Very Good


0771008139 True first printing. "Set in the near future in a locale resembling Cambridge Massachusetts, this work describes life in what was once the United States - A Clockwork Orange, as seen by women." - dust jacket. Unmarked with light wear. Binding tight. Two cm opening atop dust jacket front panel neatly taped on back. Small spot of soiling on half-title has transferred to leaf opposite. Dust jacket now preserved in glossy new archival-grade Brodart. A quality copy. SPADONI & DONNELLY 3587 View more info

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The Handmaid's Tale

By: Atwood, Margaret.

Price: $1,500.00

Publisher: Toronto, Canada, McClelland and Stewart: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 869H1629

ISBN: 0771008139

Condition: Good


0771008139 Signed by author upon half-title page. True first printing. "Set in the near future in a locale resembling Cambridge Massachusetts, this work describes life in what was once the United States - A Clockwork Orange, as seen by women." - from dust jacket. Unmarked with moderate wear. Binding tight. Dust jacket now preserved in glossy new archival-grade Brodart. (Spadoni & Donnelly 3587) View more info

Kwakiutl Art

By: Audrey Hawthorn

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Vancouver, BC, Canada, University of Washington Press: 1988

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 63601746

ISBN: 0888946120

Condition: Very Good


0888946120 272 pages including index. Nurtured by a benevolent land and guided by a sophisticated mythology, the Kwakiutl Indians of the British Columbia coast developed an art that is characterized by variety, skill and power. "One of the definitive volumes on the art and craft work of the Northwest Coast Kwakiutl Indians. Ceremonial societies and ritual dancing are explained in the introductory section, which is followed by commentary on the symbolic and practical significance of the art." - Booklist. Wonderfully illustrated in colour and black and white. Light wear. Clean and ... View more info

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Raven Travelling: Two Centuries of Haida Art.

By: Augaitis, Daina, Lucille Bell, Nika Collison, et al

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Canada, Vancouver Art Gallery / Douglas & McIntyre / University of Washington Press: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 738H1642

ISBN: 1553651855

Condition: Fine


1553651855 182 pages. "Lavishly illustrated and passionately written, this work situates Haida art where it has always belonged, inseparable from its people and at the very apex of the great accomplishments of human creativity. Features 140 colour photos of Haida masterpieces from the last two centuries, from exquisitely carved totem poles and masks to remarkable pipes, plates and baskets. The wide-ranging text includes excerpts from ancient Raven myths." - from dust jacket. Appears unread. Clean, bright and unmarked with faintest hint of wear. Dust jacket now preserved in archiv... View more info

The Masterpieces of Rembrandt: Gowans's Art Books No. 3

By: Author

Price: $44.95

Publisher: London, Gowans & Gray: 1907

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 63602735

Condition: Fair


60 reproductions of photographs from the original paintings by F. Hanfstaengl, affording examples of the differenct characteristics of the Artist's work. Above average wear. Unmarked. Some yellowing. Binding intact. The charm of this small volume is enhanced by the contemporary advertisements. View more info

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A Century Ago: Halifax 1871 - a Picture Album

By: Author

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Nova Scotia, The Heritage Trust of Nova Scotia: 1970

Edition: Facsimile Reprint

Seller ID: 816A2533

Condition: Good


108 pages. Originally published in 1871 by Joseph S. Rogers, Photographer. "This facsimile 'century edition of Rogers' Photographic Advertising Album is dedicated to His Worship, Mayor Allan O'Brien of the City of Halifax." - from Foreward. Many reprints of wonderful old black and white photos. Gift greetings atop verso of first leaf else unmarked with moderate wear. A sound copy of this most interesting and pleasing work. View more info

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Daisy Duckling (No. 1880B) - With Moveable Head and Legs

By: Author Not Stated

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Amsterdam, Holland / Netherlands, Mulder & Zoon N.V.: 1965

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 136H0039

Condition: Good


12 pages. Stiff illustrated card covers. Undated - possibly mid-1960s? No indication of any prior printings. This diminutive work transforms into a bold, large and colourful production when Daisy's large head and legs are rotated out from inside the back cover. Readers can then view Daisy wearing seven different outfits as they read through the pages. Includes seven pages of text, perhaps at a grade 2 or 3 level, each of these pages graced with two color illustrations of Daisy's fun daily activities. Moderate wear and soiling. Faint remnant of name erased from inside front cover. One-... View more info

Inside Information - How the Nation's Services Work

By: Author Not Stated

Price: $39.95

Publisher: London, Odhams Press Limited: 1945

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 74109404

Condition: Fair


320 pages including index. A fascinating and nostalgic look at the infrastructure of England. Includes 180 photos, diagrams and drawings. View more info

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The Vantech - 1938 Student Yearbook of the Vancouver Technical School

By: Author Not Stated

Price: $249.95

Publisher: Vancouver, B.C., Vancouver Technical School: 1938

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 121A5695

Condition: Good


84 pages. "The Vantech is a school project, part of the course in printing. Every line of type has been hand set by students, and over 450 boys have actually had a hand in the work. They include boys from grades 9, 10, 11 and 12." - from inside back cover. Contents printed upon glossy stock. Unmarked with light to moderate wear and soiling externally. A rare and handsome work. View more info

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Playmates: Picture and Story Book

By: Author Not Stated

Price: $99.95

Publisher: London, Juvenile Productions Ltd.: 1950

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 137A7742

ISBN: B000N2VMY8

Condition: Fair


B000N2VMY8 Front board shows girl and boy biking. Back board shows girl and boy feeding chicks. Circa 1950. Unpaginated. 3/8" thick. Lovely colour illustrations throughout. Stories include: The Surprising Egg; Disobedient Willie: New Ears for Bobs; Mrs. Mouse's Cheese Garden; Toy Clown's Adventure; Greedy Ducky; Morris the Boaster; The Moonlight Picnic; The Two Friends; Prince Half-a-Crown; Wishes; The Exciting Tea Party; No Tea for Thomas; The Toy Plane. Prior owner's name whited out upon decorated front free endpaper else clean and unmarked with somewhat above-average wear to illu... View more info

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Daisy Chain Stories

By: Author Not Stated

Price: $499.95

Publisher: London & Glasgow, Collins' Clear-type Press: 1915

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 136A7790

Condition: Good


80 pages. Undated. Circa early 1900s? Colour illustration upon front board shows two young girls and a boy making daisy chains. Colour plate frontis (by D.C.S.?) shows girl on park bench reading to three youngsters and a dog seated around her, with the caption "There sits fair-haired Effie." Stories include: Playing Horses; The Concert at the Zoo; The Holiday Coach; The Bravest Deed; Going to See the Queen; A Visit to the Country; Elsie's Team; Eric's Holiday; Mrs. Lion's Infant School; A visit to the West Indies; Five Peas in a Pod; Proud Mr. Drake; The Whistling Pig; The Stray L... View more info

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Antonio and His Friends

By: Author Not Stated

Price: $69.95

Publisher: London, Dean: 1950

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 229A8162

Condition: Good


10 pages. Undated. Average wear. Some colouring to page 2 else unmarked. Sound copy of this adorable work. Circa 1950? View more info

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Hands, Head, Heart - A Closer Walk with George Sawchuk: 22 Minute VHS Tape in Case

By: Author Not Stated

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Canada, Haeckel Hill: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 128A8525

Condition: Very Good


22 Minute VHS tape in case. "A roughly hewn portrait of self-taught Vancouver Island sculptor and working man, George Sawchuk - Canadian backwoods visionary of outsider art... A trickster in the spirit of Marcel Duchamp, Sawchuk has been combining found objects with British Columbia timber for over 30 years... Avante-garde, anti-art, folk art or degenerate art, George doesn't care what his work is called. He makes it speak for itself." - from case. Unmarked with light wear. Nice copy. View more info

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Conspiracy Against Europe: The Paris Agreements - a War Plot

By: Author Not Stated

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Berlin, Germany, The Committee for German Unity: 1955

Edition: Condensed from the Original German

Seller ID: 227A9585

Condition: Good


155 pages. Black and white illustrations. "This book is a first attempt to analyse the Paris Agreements and to show the great dangers which they entail for all Germans and all the peoples of Europe. The book was completed at the beginning of January 1955 and does not deal with any of the written and oral secret agreements which form part of the Paris Agreements and which have, so far, been kept secret. This book is intended to be a contribution to the maintenance of peace in Europe and the reunification of Germany." - from Preface. "The main aim of the Paris and London agreeme... View more info

Image for 1886-1936: Vancouver's Golden Jubilee - Official Pictorial Souvenir Programme

1886-1936: Vancouver's Golden Jubilee - Official Pictorial Souvenir Programme

By: Author Not Stated

Price: $149.95

Publisher: Canada, Publisher Not Stated: 1936

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 744A9998

Condition: Fair


79 pages. Celabratory work published on the occasion of Vancouver, British Columbia's 50th anniversary. Full of archival illustrations and historical information. Will be of great interest to those who appreciate Vancouver's relatively short yet eventful history. Serves as a stunning contrast to Canada's magnificent present-day gateway to the Pacific. Oblong 9" high by 12" wide. Back cover missing. Above-average but not excessive wear. Unmarked. View more info

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Historic Hornby Island - Revised Edition

By: Author Not Stated

Price: $59.95

Publisher: British Columbia, Publisher Not Stated: 1978

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 326A2614

Condition: Fair


64 pages. Black and white illustrations. A concise yet informative work. Above-average wear. Usual library markings. Title page has probably been removed as no publishing nor author details are provided. View more info

Image for Team Work: The Story of John Laing and Son Limited, Building and Civil Engineering Contractors, London, Carlisle, Johanesburg, Lusaka

Team Work: The Story of John Laing and Son Limited, Building and Civil Engineering Contractors, London, Carlisle, Johanesburg, Lusaka

By: Author Not Stated

Price: $149.95

Publisher: UK, Self-Published: 1950

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 854A2758

Condition: Very Good


108 pages. Includes signed presentation letter from the private secretary to Mr. J.M. Laing. Colour illustrated endpapers. Excellent black and white engineering photography throughout. Clean, bright and unmarked with very light wear. An excellent copy of this handsome work. View more info

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Ye Olde Englishe Faire

By: Author Not Stated

Price: $119.95

Publisher: U.K., Leicester: 1916

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 741A4597

Condition: Fair


"Held in the Market Place on Thursday and Friday September 28th and 29th, 1916 in aid of the Mayor's 100,000 pound scheme for disabled sailors and soldiers of Leicester and County." - subtitle. Wonderful contemporary advertisements. Above-average external wear. Contents sound. A wonderfully nostalgic work. View more info