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Posted November 30, 2010

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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The Paper Hound Bookshop

The Paper Hound Bookshop

344 West Pender St., Vancouver, BC V6B 1T1 CAN 604 428-1344
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We have many categories, but lots of literature, philosophy, cooking and children's books. Our store front, The Paper Hound is a bookstore at 344 West Pender Street in downtown Vancouver, BC, Canada. We don t specialize in one particular kind of book, but we favour the curious, unusual, beautiful, visually arresting, scholarly, bizarre, whimsical, and classical. Hours: 10 to 7 Sunday - Thursday 10 to 8 Friday and Saturday

We are long time book industry professionals, having been new booksellers, publishers, and used booksellers. Our brick-and-mortar shop is at 344 West Pender Street in Vancouver, Canada. Our online and in-store inventories don't completely overlap; please inquire regarding specific titles. Visit us at www.paperhound.ca for more information.

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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 ...


A Compendium of Food-Microscopy, with sections on drugs, water, and tobacco used book

A Compendium of Food-Microscopy, with sections on drugs, water, and tobacco

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Binding: Hardcover 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

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You too, Nicky: from The Martyrology Bo(o)ks 7(VII) more books like this

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Binding: Wraps Publisher: Fissure, Burnaby, B.C. Date published: 1986

Description: Fine. Bright and crisp. 24pp (unpaginated). Stapled stiff card wraps printed with Nichol's "Disintegration Sequence". One of 200 copies printed at Press Gang, July 11, 1986. Read More

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Book: Fine/Like New

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Binding: Hardcover Publisher: James Lorimer & Company, Toronto Date published: 1975 ISBN-13: 9780888620828 ISBN: 0888620829

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

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tell me what attackd yu

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$28.00

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

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Pimatisiwin: Walking the Good Way more books like this

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Edition: First edition. Binding: Trade paperback Publisher: Pemmican Publications Date published: 2005 ISBN-13: 9781894717250 ISBN: 1894717252

Description: Very good. 200 p. Includes bibliography. Read More

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A Story as Sharp as a Knife: The Classical Haida Mythtellers and Their World used book

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Edition: First edition. Binding: Hardcover Publisher: Douglas & McIntyre, Vancouver, B.C. Date published: 1999 ISBN-13: 9781550546965 ISBN: 1550546961

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

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Saltwater summer more books like this

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$69.00

Edition: First edition. Binding: Hardcover 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

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Edition: First edition. Cloth over boards. Binding: Hardcover Publisher: Little Brown and Company, Boston, MA Date published: 1996 ISBN-13: 9780316920049 ISBN: 0316920045

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

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Krakatoa: The Day the World Exploded: August 27, 1883 used book

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Edition: First edition. Illustrated. Binding: Hardcover Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Date published: 2003 ISBN-13: 9780066212852 ISBN: 0066212855

Description: Very good in very good dust jacket. As new. Sewn binding. Cloth over boards. With dust jacket. 432 p. Contains: Illustrations. Audience: General/trade. Read More

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