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Tsimsyan Myths, Illustrated (National Museum of Canada Bulletin No. 174, Anthropological Series No. 51)

By: Barbeau, Marius

Price: $10.00

Publisher: National Museum of Canada: 1961

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2276393

Condition: Good


Inscribed to Hella Sachs, signed, and dated by author on title page, signed on front wrapper also. This volume was acquired from the personal collection of Julian Street, Jr., Hella's husband. Edges rubbed with minor loss from spine head and foot, pages toned. 1961 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. v, [1], 97, [1] pp. A collection of native folklore, illustrated with woodcuts. Barbeau, considered the founder of Canadian anthropology, was a Rhodes Scholar and advocate of the preservation and celebration of the traditions of native peoples. View more info

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Louis Jobin, Statuaire (1845-1928) (Memoires de la Societe Royale du Canada, Troisieme Series - 1943, Tome XXXVII [37])

By: Barbeau, Marius

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Imprime Pour La Societe Royale Du Canada: 1943

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2276907

Condition: Very Good


Inscribed and signed to Hella Sachs by author on front wrapper. This volume was acquired from the personal collection of Julian Street, Jr., Hella's husband. Edges faintly creased. 1943 Stapled Binding. We have more books available by this author!. 17-23, [1] pp. French text. A brief study of the career of a Canadian sculptor. Barbeau, considered the founder of Canadian anthropology, was a Rhodes Scholar and advocate of the preservation and celebration of the traditions of native peoples. View more info

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Modalite Dans Nos Melodies Populaires (Memoires de la Societe Royale du Canada, Troisieme Series - 1944, Tome XXXVIII [38])

By: Barbeau, Marius

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Imprime Pour La Societe Royale Du Canada: 1944

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2276909

Condition: Good


Inscribed and signed to Hella Sachs by author on front wrapper. This volume was acquired from the personal collection of Julian Street, Jr., Hella's husband. Edges faintly creased, minor loss from corners, light stain on top page margin. 1944 Stapled Binding. We have more books available by this author!. 15-25, [1] pp. French text, title translates as Modality in Our Popular Melodies. A brief study of music. Barbeau, considered the founder of Canadian anthropology, was a Rhodes Scholar and advocate of the preservation and celebration of the traditions of native peoples. View more info

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The Indian Speaks

By: Barbeau, Marius; Melvin, Grace

Price: $30.00

Publisher: The Caxton Printers, Ltd. / The Macmillan Company of Canada, Ltd.: 1943

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2276387

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Inscribed to 'Mme Hella Sachs', signed (in French), and dated (15 Mai 1943) by author on front flyleaf. This volume was acquired from the personal library of Julian Street, Jr., Hella's husband. Lacks jacket. Spine lightly toned, corners rubbed and slightly exposed. 117, [3] pp. 8vo. A collection of native folklore, illustrated with woodcuts. Barbeau, considered the founder of Canadian anthropology, was a Rhodes Scholar and advocate of the preservation and celebration of the traditions of native peoples. View more info

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Poems of Places and People

By: Barker, George

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Faber and Faber: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2263253

ISBN: 0571095135

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Inscribed and signed by author ('to Mike, George Barker') on front endpaper. Top edge faintly foxed, jacket lightly toned with tiny sticker remnant on spine base. 1971 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 80 pp. 8vo. Barker was part of the New Apocalyptics movement, and his affair with Elizabeth Smart inspired her novel By Grand Central Station. George Barker's new collection contains, among other things, elegies on people he has admired or loved and accounts of places -- and the people in them -- that have a personal significance for him. These poems are fr... View more info

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In Memory of David Archer

By: Barker, George

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Faber and Faber: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2263256

ISBN: 0571103987

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Inscribed and signed by author on front endpaper ('George Barker for Mike'). Top edge faintly foxed, three tiny spots on fore-edge, tiny sticker on jacket spine base. 1973 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 77, [1] pp. 8vo. Barker was part of the New Apocalyptics movement, and his affair with Elizabeth Smart inspired her novel By Grand Central Station. George Barker's new collection of poems is inspired again principally by both places and people. In particular, of course, it is inspired by the memory of his friend, David Archer, bookseller and publisher, ... View more info

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Collected Poems, 1930-1955

By: Barker, George

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Faber and Faber: 1957

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2263259

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Inscribed and signed by author on front endpaper ('George Barker for Mike'). Edges faintly foxed, tiny ink number on jacket spine base, bottom corner of front jacket flap clipped but list price still present. 1957 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 245, [1] pp. 8vo. Barker was part of the New Apocalyptics movement, and his affair with Elizabeth Smart inspired her novel By Grand Central Station. This volume will make possible a proper assessment of the scope and stature of Mr. Barker's work as a whole. For more than twenty years his poetry has been one of t... View more info

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Greenberg's American Flyer S Gauge Operating and Repair Manual, 1945-1965

By: Barker, Thomas B.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Greenberg Publishing Company: 1979

Edition: Signed Copy

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2280440

ISBN: 0897782186

Condition: Near Fine


Signed by author without inscription. Number 186/200. A very nice copy. 1979 Stapled Binding. We have more books available by this author!. 72 pp. CONTENTS: Tools and Parts; Diagnosing a Problem; Power to the Engine; Dirty Wheels; Reverse Units and Wiring; Servicing Steam Engines; Smoke Clouds; Alco PA-1 and GP-7; Major Engine Overhauls; Winding Fields; Winding Armatures; Worn Out Diesel Wheel and Axle Bushings; Replacing a Bushing; Whistles and Horns; Accessories; 8 Diagrams by Trip Riley. View more info

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Kentucky's Pioneer Lithotomists

By: Barkley, A.H.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: C.J. Krehbiel & Company, Publishers: 1913

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 1960165

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Inscribed & signed ('To Cap. F. Houston Shaw with the compliments of the author, A H Barkley, 4-16-19') on title page, with an additional credential ('FACS.') added by author next to his name. Boards faintly rubbed. 1913 Hard Cover. 159 pp. 8vo. Original navy blue cloth, gilt titles & gilt triple rule, double blind-stamped rule on front board. A biographical account of several doctors in Kentucky focusing on the practice of lithotomy. Lithotomy is the surgical removal of calculi (i.e., stones formed in hollow organs such as the kidney). Doctors featured are from the 18th and 19t... View more info

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A Trouble of Fools

By: Barnes, Linda

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Fawcett: 1988

Edition: 8th Printing

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2142323

Condition: Very Good


Signed by author. Pages very lightly toned. 1988 Mass Market Paperback. It's the kind of case that has NO! written all over it. But ex-cop Carlotta Carlyle has a p.i. license getting moldy from disuse, so she takes on the search for a little old lady's missing brother. After all, how much trouble could an aging cabbie get into? View more info

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Voyage of the Narwhal: A Novel

By: Barrett, Andrea

Price: $15.00

Publisher: W.W. Norton & Company: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2200954

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Signed by author without inscription on title page. A bit smoky. 1998 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 399 pp. 8vo. 9 1/2 x 6 1/2. A major novel by the author of Ship Fever, winner of the 1996 National Book Award for Fiction. Part adventure narrative, part love story, this unforgettable novel captures a crucial moment in the history of exploration, the mid-nineteenth-century romance with the mystery of the Arctic. Combining fact and fiction, Andrea Barrett focuses on Erasmus Darwin Wells, a scholar-naturalist accompanying the expedition of the Narwhal. T... View more info

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The Voyage of the Narwhal: A Novel

By: Barrett, Andrea

Price: $15.00

Publisher: W.W. Norton & Company: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2270873

ISBN: 039304632X

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. A very nice copy. 1998 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 399 pp. A major novel by the author of Ship Fever, winner of the 1996 National Book Award for Fiction. Part adventure narrative, part love story, this unforgettable novel captures a crucial moment in the history of exploration, the mid-nineteenth-century romance with the mystery of the Arctic. Combining fact and fiction, Andrea Barrett focuses on Erasmus Darwin Wells, a scholar-naturalist accompanying the expedition of the Narwhal. Through his eyes we meet the v... View more info

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Lucid Stars

By: Barrett, Andrea

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Delta Fiction: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2270874

ISBN: 0440550009

Condition: Near Fine


First edition - a paperback original. Signed by author without inscription. Wrappers very lightly rubbed, pages lightly toned. 1988 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 328 pp. Author's first book. Penny Webb falls in love with Benjamin Day, but when their marriage fails, Penny must adjust to a new kind of family life. View more info

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The Forms of Water: A Novel

By: Barrett, Andrea

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Pocket Books: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2270875

ISBN: 067179521X

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. Jacket very faintly toned. 1993 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 292 pp. Brendan Auberon, an eighty-year-old man living in a nursing home, longs to see his two hundred acres of wooded land before it is flooded to provide water for Boston, and he persuades his nephew, Henry, to help him realize his dream. View more info

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The Middle Kingdom: A Novel

By: Barrett, Andrea

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Pocket Books: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2270876

ISBN: 0671729608

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. A nice copy. 1991 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 279 pp. Grace Hoffmeier travels to China with her husband, Walter, for the 1986 Beijing International Conference, where she falls out of love with him and in love with Chinese culture. View more info

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A Crafty Killing (Victoria Square Mystery)

By: Bartlett, Lorraine

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Berkley: 2011

Edition: Signed Copy

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2272341

ISBN: 0425239853

Condition: Very Good


SIGNED by author. Faint crease. 2011 Mass Market Paperback. The last thing Katie Bonner wanted was to become the manager of Artisans Alley. But when her business partner, Ezra Hilton, is found lying at the bottom of a staircase, bludgeoned to death, she has no other choice. A collection of booths for artisans and craft sellers in a renovated applesauce factory building, Artisans Alley is the main attraction in the quaint Victoria Square shopping area. But business under Ezra had been faltering--While the cops are proceeding by the book, Katie is investigating by the booths--for the answer to t... View more info

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The Wizard of Oz

By: Baum, L. Frank

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Michael Neugebauer / North South Books: 1996

Edition: 2nd Printing

Inscription: Signed by illustrator

Seller ID: 2199320

ISBN: 1558586385

Condition: Near Fine


2nd printing. Signed by illustrator on bookplate affixed to front endpaper. Includes 3D glasses and large color poster. 1996 Large Hardcover. We have more books available by this author!. 103 pp. For many of us, the adventures of Dorothy in Oz will forever be associated not with Judy Garland singing Somewhere Over the Rainbow but with W. W. Denslow's exceedingly odd line drawings for the original editions of Baum's Oz series. The Viennese artist Lisbeth Zwerger, however, goes a long way toward providing a new and refreshed set of images for the Tin Man, the Cowardly Lion, and the humbug wizard... View more info

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The Language of Life: An Introduction to the Science of Genetics

By: Beadle, George & Muriel

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Doubleday & Company, Inc.: 1966

Edition: First American Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2263983

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by both authors without attribution on half-title page ('Sincerely, George Beadle, Muriel Beadle'). Faint abrasion on front board. 1966 Full-Leather. x, [4], 242, [4] pp. 8vo. Finely rebound by Sangorski & Sutcliffe in full beige morocco with gilt titles, rules, and decorations, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers. The collector who had these rebound included his/her monogram on the corner of the front board: O.C.S. A description of the science of genetics by George Beadle and his wife Muriel. George Beadle won the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for his work with Edw... View more info

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William P. Letchworth: A Man for Others

By: Beale, Irene A.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Chestnut Hill Press: 1994

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2286757

ISBN: 0960813209

Condition: Good


Signed by author without inscription on title page. Edges and title page foxed, owner bookplate inside front wrapper. 1994 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. x, 214 pp. This book captured the essence of the man who to much is given, much is expected in the 19th century when children were relegated to almshouses and were homeless in the streets in the backdrop of wealth and industrialization in New York State. The book captures the psychology of this man whose legacy continues today. It is a well written book that captures the dramatic events influencing and shaping ... View more info

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Genesee Valley People 1743-1962

By: Beale, Irene A.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Chestnut Hill Press: 1983

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2286759

ISBN: 0960813217

Condition: Very Good


Signed by author without inscription on title page. Spine slightly faded, ink gift note on copyright page. 1983 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. vii, [1], 224 pp. These accounts of the lives of moer than fifty persons present authentic Genesee Valley history at its most readable. An introduction to the social history of the Valley, it is even more a parade across the years of memorable personalities. -from the rear board View more info

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Genesee Valley Women: 1743-1985

By: Beale, Irene A.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Chestnut Hill Press: 1984

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2286760

ISBN: 0960813225

Condition: Near Fine


Signed by author without inscription on title page. Owner bookplate inside front wrapper. 1984 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 220 pp. Includes accounts of Mary Jemison, Susan B. Anthony, Clara Barton, the Fox Sisters, and many others. Most of the more than forty women whose stories appear here have made no more than footnotes in traditional history books, but nearly all lived lives of quiet greatness. Some through their courageous tenacity were enablers and, while not themselves having power, empowered others. Some struggled for self-realization and overcame bar... View more info

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Birds of the Niagara Frontier Region: An Annotated Check-List (Buffalo Society of Natural Sciences, Volume 22)

By: Beardslee, Clark S.; Mitchell, Harold D.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Buffalo Society of Natural Sciences: 1965

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2263679

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Signed by Harold D. Mitchell with inscription, To Fred and Elsie Webb with my very best wishes. No jacket, ink note on second blank. 1965 Hard Cover. xix, 478 pp. CONTENTS: Foreword; Acknowledgements; Ornithological History of the Region: Observers, Previous Works; Territorial Outline and Life Zones: Territory Boundaries, Life Zones and Bird Distribution, Territorial Zonal Divisions--Sub-Carolinian Zone, Typical Alleghanian Zone, Sub-Canadian Zone; Territorial Localities of Special Ornithological Interest: Ontario, Huron and Erie Plains, Covering the Niagara River and Western Ne... View more info

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Spectacles (Goblin Tales Series)

By: Beattie, Ann

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Ariel Books / Workman Publishing: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2197095

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription on title page. 1985 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. When Alison puts on Great Grandmother's glasses, they become magical and enable her to understand some of her great grandmother's frustrations and unfulfilled aspirations.Keywords: CHILDREN FICTION PICTURE BOOKS ANN BEATTIE SPECTACLES GOBLIN TALES SERIES SIGNED FIRST EDITION View more info

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Distortions

By: Beattie, Ann

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Doubleday & Company, Inc.: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2200708

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. Pages toned.Jacket toned. 1976 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 283 pp. A collection of 19 short stories, many of which previously appeared in print, mostly in The New Yorker. The author's list of characters is diverse: a lifeguard who wants to introspect, a suburban couple and a spaceman, a wife who stops talking to her husband but gets up in the middle of the night to mail letters to him.These people, so different on the surface, all lead lives distorted by dreams, devoid of passion, imagination and vitality.Ann B... View more info

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Deceiving to Convey Truth

By: Beattie, Ann

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Harbourfront Reading Series: 1997

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2200923

Condition: Near Fine


Signed by author without inscription. #48 of 150 signed, numbered copies, from a total edition of 550. Faint smudge to rear wrapper. 1997 Stapled Binding. We have more books available by this author!. 25 pp. Ann Beattie discusses what it is to be a writer, analyzing her own writings and the writings of others.Keywords: ANN BEATTIE DECEIVING TO CONVEY TRUTH AMERICAN LITERATURE ESSAYS LITERARY CRITICSIM BIOGRAPHY View more info

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Jacklighting

By: Beattie, Ann

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Metacom Press: 1981

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2200924

Condition: Near Fine


Signed by author without inscription. #34 of 250. Prospectus laid in. Near fine. 1981 Soft Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 20 pp. Nicholas has died sometime during the past year from injuries incurred while he was taking a midnight ride on his Harley and a drunk, driving a van, hit him head-on. Last year, on his birthday, he was alive but in the hospital, brain-damaged from the accident. This year, on his birthday, he is dead, and the narrator and her boyfriend, Wynn, both of whom used to drive from New York to Virginia to spend Nicholas’s birthday with him, have come in... View more info

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Perfect Recall: New Stories

By: Beattie, Ann

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Scribner: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2271515

ISBN: 0743211693

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. A nice copy. 2001 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 347 pp. Presents a new collection of short stories involving characters who are coming to terms with the legacies of long-believed family myths, describing how they confront new circumstances such as weakness or sudden success. View more info

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The Burning House: Short Stories

By: Beattie, Ann

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Random House: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2271516

ISBN: 0394524942

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. Jacket faintly toned, front jacket flap creased. Jacket ghosting on front board. 1982 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 256 pp. A collection of the author's most recent stories features their unnervingly sophisticated young people and older folks striving for wisdom and grace, all of whom are rendered by an acclaimed stylist. View more info

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Secrets and Surprises: Short Stories

By: Beattie, Ann

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Random House: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2271517

ISBN: 0394503147

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. Minor pencil marginalia. 1978 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 307 pp. These fifteen stories by Ann Beattie garnered universal critical acclaim on their first publication, earning Beattie the reputation as the most celebrated new voice in American fiction. View more info

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Where You'll Find Me and Other Stories

By: Beattie, Ann

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Linden Press: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2271518

ISBN: 067162220X

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. A very nice copy. 1986 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 191 pp. A collection of short fiction reflects on coping with life's inevitable sadness. View more info