Often when I go to pick a book from our storage boxes for a sale I'm
am shocked by the books in the boxes, my heart goes out to them and I
think how can I possibly sell a book as good as that. Surely I should
buy more shelves and display this....
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Very good in very good dust jacket. Binding is tight and square; text is clean and unmarked. Faint toning to spine. Slipcase has minimal wear, though three dime-sized spots of damp-staining. Oblong 4to, pictorial cloth-covered boards in slipcase. Unpaginated: 12pp text + 21 unnumbered lithographic plates (incl frontispiece). Designed by Frank Newfeld; letterpress printing and binding by The Hunter Rose Company. Town's excoriating appraisal of arts, politics and culture in post-WWII Canada ...
Good. Text block is cocked and warped from being improperly stored (no moisture damage though). Small red stain on back cover. Text is clean and unmarked and binding is tight; a very decent reading copy. 12mo. 64pp. Two lectures given to members of the Anthroposophical Society in Bergen, 10 and 11 October, 1913. Translated by D.S. Osmond and C. Davy.
Publisher: Baillère, Tindall & Cox, London
Date published: 1909
Description: Very good. No dust jacket. Binding is tight and square. Some light rubbing and surface wear to boards, including a small abrasion at top right of spine. Very light foxing to fore-edge of text block. 8vo. 431pp. Blue cloth, with gold titling. 282 B&W illustrations of food at the cellular level. Frontis portrait of Dr Arthur Hill Hassall facing title page. Glossary, bibliography and list of illustrations at rear. Ex-libris John Vance, Vancouver's first city analyst. His name in red pencil to ... Read More
Publisher: James Lorimer & Company, Toronto
Date published: 1975
Description: Very good in good dust jacket. Binding is tight and square; text is clean and unmarked. Moderate edgewear and rubbing to DJ, with several short tears; now protected in mylar sleeve. 4to. 192pp. Blue cloth in DJ. B&W illustrations and maps throughout. Read More
Publisher: Pulp Press, Vancouver, B.C.
Date published: 1974
Description: Good. Paper is yellowed with age, with some light creases and wrinkling from storage. No rips, tears, or markings. Folded broadside, 25cm x 45cm, printed on newsprint. Reprinted from "nobody owns th earth" (Anansi). Read More
Edition: First edition.
Publisher: Douglas & McIntyre, Vancouver, B.C.
Date published: 1999
Description: Very good in very good dust jacket. Signed by author. Signed on title page by Robert Bringhurst. Remainder mark in the form of a felt-tip pen dot bottom edge. Jacket in mylar, 527 p. Contains: Illustrations. Masterworks of the Classical Haida Mythtellers, 1. Audience: Haida Gwaii. Read More
Edition: First edition.
Publisher: Collins, Toronto
Date published: 1948
Description: Good. No dust jacket. Signed by author. Inscribed and dated by author on title page. Book slightly cocked. Bump to lower corner. Binding tight. Writing in ink "Book Quiz Team" written inside cover. 256p. Audience: Canada/Fishing/Literature. Originally published 1949. Read More
Edition: First edition. Cloth over boards.
Publisher: Little Brown and Company, Boston, MA
Date published: 1996
Description: Very good in very good dust jacket. Binding is tight and square; text is clean and unmarked. DJ is bright and crisp, with only a bit of edge-wear; now protected in mylar sleeve. Discreet remainder mark in black ink against spine on lower edge of text... 8vo. 1079pp. Blue paper and cloth-covered boards, in DJ. First printing: full number line & Vollmann's name mis-spelled on back blurb. Read More