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61 Biggar, Rev. Hamilton et al

Rev. Hamilton Biggar - Biographical Sketch - City of Brantford ( Ontario ) from the History of Brant County Ontario
Toronto
Warner, Beers & Co.
1883


Soft Cover
New





This is a biographical sketch of the individual listed in the title, and was originally published in 1883 as a part of the History of Brant County Ontario. This is a facsimile reprint copy of the original work, plain paper, staple bound card covers. As this is a faithful copy of the original there are some defects that will be reproduced, primarily a touch of foxing - text however is clean, clear, legible and unobscured.
068590

Price: 4.99 USD
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62 Bindoff, S.T.

Tudor England : The Pelican Histyory of England 5
England
Pelican Books
1969
140202129

Mass Market Paperback
Good





Heavy creasing of spine and some creasing of covers (front and back), otherwise a good reading and reference copy.
X09106

Price: 9.99 USD
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63 Birley, Antrony (translator)

Lives of the Later Caesars: The First Part of the Augustan History, with Newly Compiled Lives of Nerva & Trajan
U.S.A.
Penguin Classics
1976
0140443088 / 9780140443080

Mass Market Paperback
Good





Minor edgewear and light age toning of pages otherwise fine - a good solid reading copy
096597

Price: 6.99 USD
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64 Bischoff, William Henry

The Ecstasy Drugs : LSD, Psilocybin, Mescaline : Psychic Distorters or Keys to a High perception of Reality
USA
CIrcle Press
1966

First Edition
Mass Market Paperback
Very Good





Minor edgewear and some rubbing of covers, interior fine if very slightly age toned. A fascinating early look at LSD and other hallucenogenic drugs. Chapter headings include: The Furor over Hallucinogens, History of Magic Plants, Peyote the Magic Cactus, Peyote and Mescaline Visions, The Flesh of God Magic Mushrooms, Psilocybin the Newest Vision Drug, Maddening Mushrooms, LSD the Most Powerful Hallucinogen, LSD and psychotherapy, The Negative Side of Psychedelic Drugs, LSD Mescaline and the Black Market, Addicted Society. Serious reporting, first hand accounts of trips and more.
069984

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65 Bishop, John

Nero
USA
Barnes & Noble
1964

First Edition
Hard Cover
Good to Fair
Fair to Good
Ex-Library

Illlustrated

Hardcover 1st ediiton Some shelf and edgewear, very minor spine lean, otherwise a fair clean solid copy. Dust jacket is chipped, rubbed,& has been priced clipped, but otherwise fine. Ex library, usual stamps and stickers
NS8058

Price: 19.99 USD
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66 Blackburn, Robert H ; Blackburn, Lila

Dear Lila : Life on an Alberta Farm in 1925 as Recorded in Letters Saved By Lila Blackburn
Toronto
Thistle Printing
2008
096959321X / 9780969593218
First Edition
Soft Cover
Very Good





SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR Robert Blackburn, on the title page. Minor edgewear otherwise a fine clean solid copy. 95pp, indexed. Contains vintage photographs. The text consists largely of letters written between January 1925 and March 1926 and chronicle daily life on a Canadian farm in Alberta, just 20 years after Alberta became a province. A true "slice of life" and a social history written by those who lived it.
097119

Price: 49.99 USD
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67 Blau, Eric

Hero of the Slocum Disaster, The
Canada
Mosaic Press
2010
0889626154 / 9780889626157
First Edition
Hard Cover
Very Good
No Jacket




Hardcover 1st edition. The story of the largest (or second larges) inland sea disaster in history. Minor shelfwear and light rubbing of covers, all else fine - a very good solid copy
096703

Price: 9.99 USD
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68 Blumenson, Martin ; Pitt, Barrie (Editor)

Sicily, Whose Victory?: Ballantine's Illustrated History of World War II Campaign Book No. 3
U.S.A
Ballantine
1969


Soft Cover
Good



Piper, Denis (Cover Art)

Some edgewear, spine crease with lean otherwise a bright, clean and tight copy. Includes wonderful photographs and interesting information on the Italian campaign.
090847

Price: 6.91 USD
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69 Bohm. Theobald ; Broadwood, W.S.

An Essay on the Construction of Flutes, Giving a History & Description of the Most Recent Improvements with an Explanation of the Principles of Acoustics Applicable to the Manufacture of Wind Instruments
London
Rudall Carte & Co
1882


Soft Cover
New



Illustrated

This is a FACSIMILE REPRINT copy of the original work by this author, done on paper plain paper staple bound card covers. As this is a faithful copy of the original there are some defects that will be reproduced, primarily a touch of foxing - text however is clean, clear, legible and unobscured.
093307

Price: 12.99 USD
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70 Bondeson, Jan

Buried Alive: The Terrifying History of Our Most Primal Fear
Scranton, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.
W W Norton & Co Inc
2001
039304906X / 9780393049060

Hard Cover
Good to Very Good
Good to very Good




Sticker on the front cover, sticker residue on the front cover, tear on page 158, light shelfwear, and rubbing of the covers otherwise a fine tight copy.
C5314

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71 Boni Valerio

Vespa. Ediz. italiana e inglese

Gribaudo
2006
8879061283 / 9788879061285
First Edition
Hard Cover
Very Good





Hardcover 1st edition - text in Italian and English. Some shelfwear and rubbing of covers otherwise fine. La storia di un viecolo unico nel suo genere. Contiene oltre 200 immagini che illustrano 60 anni di vita della Vespa, un elenco dei modelli prodotti dalla Piaggio e schede techniche dei piu importanti. The story of a unique vehicle. Contains over 200 images illustrating its 60 year history, a list of Vespa models produced by Piaggio and tech sheets on the most important ones.
089500

Price: 35.00 USD
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72 Bonnis, Robert R.

A History of Scarborough
Toronto
Scarborough Public Library
1968


Soft Cover
Very Good



Illustrated

Fully illustrated, clean tight and bright - a detailed history of Scarborough from its inception to the 1960s.
055012

Price: 29.99 USD
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73 Booth-Clibborn, William E.

A Call to the Dust & Ashes : A Few Crumbs That Dropped from the Table Which God Spread Before Us During the First Southern Bible Conference at Little Rock Arkansas November 3rd to 10th 1922
St. Paul, Minnesota
William E. Booth Clibborn
1922

First Edition
Soft Cover
Very Good





ORIGINAL edition from 1922. Extremely hard to find! Contains a little history of how the Conference came to be, who was there, a report - and then it moves on to discussion on the preacher, on preaching, solemnity of preaching, the need of power in preaching, prayer and preaching, holiness and the preacher, reflection preaching (a curse), the sermon, reality in preaching and meetings, the need of more preaching of the cross among us and of the love of God in our preaching, self-indulgence viz. sacrifice, and more. Minor edgewear and light rubbing of covers, otherwise an excellent copy -
096743

Price: 27.00 USD
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74 Botham, Thomas et al

Thomas Botham - Broker - Biographical Sketch - City of Brantford ( Ontario ) from the History of Brant County Ontario
Toronto
Warner, Beers & Co.
1883


Soft Cover
New





This is a biographical sketch of the individual listed in the title, and was originally published in 1883 as a part of the History of Brant County Ontario. This is a facsimile reprint copy of the original work, plain paper, staple bound card covers. As this is a faithful copy of the original there are some defects that will be reproduced, primarily a touch of foxing - text however is clean, clear, legible and unobscured.
068591

Price: 4.99 USD
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75 Boughton, Maurice E. ; Boughton, Karen Carroll

Maurice E. Boughton of Arden Manitoba : His Ancestors and Descendants 1690 - 2000
Manitoba Canada
Kellet
2001

First Edition
Soft Cover
Very Good



Illustrated

Minor edgewear and light creasing of covers, light discoloration of page edges otherwise fine. A very detailed family history, lots of photographs, 192 pp./
077381

Price: 79.99 USD
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76 Bourne, Randolph S

War and the Intellectuals : Collected Essays 1915 - 1919
New York
Harper Torch Books
1964


Soft Cover
Good





Edited with an introduction by Carl Resek. Small price stickers on front cover. Some chipping, edgewear and faint spine creases. Underlining of the text. Otherwise a good reading copy.
040318

Price: 8.99 USD
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77 Bowles, Jane M.

Habitat and Trail Guide : The Mill Pond, Dorchester
Dorchester, Ontario
Mill Pond Advisory Committee
1998


Soft Cover
Very Good





VERY HARD TO FIND. Spiral bound as issued. A detailed look at the interpretation of the trail - history, originals, oaks, pines, woodlands, wetland, structure, invasive aliens, willows, ponds, frogs, plus appendices on the plants, wildlife and an observation card. A clean solid copy with only a faint smudge on front cover
097635

Price: 24.99 USD
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78 Boycott, J.A.

Natural History of Infectious Disease (Studies in Biology)
U.S.A.
Hodder
1971
0713123044 / 9780713123043

Soft Cover
Very Good





Minor edgewear otherwise a fine clean solid copy. Illustrated with photographs and charts
096261

Price: 3.91 USD
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79 boyle, Harry J.

Mostly in Clover
Canada
Paperjacks
1972


Mass Market Paperback
Very Good





Minor edgewear and spine crease, light age toning of pages and price inked on cover, otherwise still a good clean solid copy.
096496

Price: 4.91 USD
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80 Boyle, Terry

Haunted Ontario Revisted
Canada
Entwood Cottage
2007

First Edition
Soft Cover
New



Illustrated
Signed by Author
BRAND NEW - SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR on the title page. 18 Chapters: Carleton Gaol, Ottawa - Bermuda Triangle of the Great Lakes - Ghost of Tom Thomson, Canoe Lake - A Karmic Spirit, Parry Sound - the Inn at the Falls, Bracebridge - The Swastika Hotel, Bala - The Severn River Inn, Severn Bridge - Academy Theatre, Lindsay - MacKenzie Inn, Kirkfield - A Haunted Farmhouse, Creemore - The Ghost Road, Port Perry - the Jester's Court Restaurant and Pub, Port Perry - The Guild Inn, Toronto - The Lonely Ghosts of Fort George, Niagara on the Lake - the Oxford County Courthouse and Jail, Woodstock - Legg's General Store, Birr - The Donnelly Homestead, Lucan - The Albion Hotel, Bayfield.
098147

Price: 22.95 USD
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