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Image for Human Dynamite The Story of Europe's Minorities

Human Dynamite The Story of Europe's Minorities

By: Wolfe, Henry C.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Foreign Policy Association: 1939

Seller ID: HIS2548

Condition: Good+


96 pp. Maps. Edgewear, corners rubbed. Stapled binding. Prev owner's stamp on the title page. A study of the history of Europe's minorities in the years before and after the First World War, and the problems that have arisen. Headline Books No. 20 ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall View more info

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The Inextinguishable Blaze Spiritual Renewal and Advance in the Eighteenth Century

By: Wood, A. Skevington

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, The Paternoster Press: 1960

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: HIS3016

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


256 pp. Index. Bibliography. Spine, corners bumped. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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A History of Darvel

By: Woodburn, John

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Darvel, Ayrshire, Scotland, Walter & Connell: 1967

Seller ID: HIS2789

Condition: Very Good- in Very Good- dust jacket


80 pp. Photos. Spine, corners bumped. Jacket has edgewear. A history of this small Scottish town. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall View more info

Image for The Monk and His Message Undermining the Myth of History

The Monk and His Message Undermining the Myth of History

By: Woodcock, George

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Vancouver, BC, Douglas & McIntyre: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: HIS1341

Condition: As New with no dust jacket


212 pp. Unread. A fascinating study of historians over the centuries, revealing and undermining the conventions by which much of it has been written. 2 copies available. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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The Strange Story of False Hair

By: Woodforde, John

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Routledge & Kegan Paul: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: HIS1075

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


126 pp. Illus. Spine bumped. Jacket has light edgewear. The fascinating account of wigs since ancient Egyptian times. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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Colinton & Districts Yesterday & Today

By: Workman, Goldy Et. Al.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Colinton, Alberta, History Book Club: N.D.

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: HIS1728

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


506 pp. Photos. Index. Spine, corners bumped. Endpaper maps. Undated, circa 1979/80. Green cloth boards, gilt lettering. A comprehensive history of the area, with a strong emphasis on the pioneers who settled there. Heavy book. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall View more info

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John Wyclif A Study of the English Medieval Church

By: Workman, Herbert B.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Hamden. Connecticut, Archon Books: 1966

Seller ID: HIS1074

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


436 pp. Spine, corners bumped and rubbed. Usual library stamps and markings. A reprint of the original, combining two volumes in one. A description of Wyclif's life, and environs. Heavy book. ; Ex-Library; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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Bygone Sleaford

By: Worsencroft, Ken

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Grantham, Lincs. , England, Bygone Grantham: 1978

Seller ID: HIS3195

Condition: Very Good-


36 pp. Photos. Edgewear, corners rubbed. Small stains to covers. Stapled binding. A pictorial look at the changes and events of Sleaford over the last 80 years. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

Image for The Last Empire Photography in British India, 1855-1911

The Last Empire Photography in British India, 1855-1911

By: Worswick, Clark & Embree, Ainslie

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Aperture Foundation: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: HIS1206

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Unpaginated. Spine bumped. Jacket has light edgewear. A fascinating collection of photgraphs looking back into a distant and exotic lost time. Heavy book. ; Oblong 8vo 8" to 9" tall View more info

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Farewell, Number 6218

By: Worthen, S. S.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Montreal, Canadian Railroad Historical Association: 1971

Seller ID: HIS2143

Condition: Very Good


35 pp. Photos. Diagram. Edgewear, corners rubbed. Stapled binding. A nice commemorative pamphlet honouring the retirement of CN's last steam locomotive. Includes a list of the 15 excursions that she made with the C. H. R. A. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

Image for Prelude to Bonanza The Discover and Exploration of the Yukon

Prelude to Bonanza The Discover and Exploration of the Yukon

By: Wright, Allen A.

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Whitehorse, Yukon, Arctic Star Printing: 1980

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: HIS1526

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


321 pp. Edgewear, corners rubbed. Light wear to covers. A deefinitice history of the discovery and exploration of the Yukon up until the Klondike gold rush. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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Vampires and Vampirism

By: Wright, Dudley

Price: $90.00

Publisher: London, William Rider and Son: 1924

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: HIS2023

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


220 pp. Spine, corners bumped and worn. Spine has tears at edges, small square cut out near lower end. Covers worn. Lower corners of preface page missing. A study of vampires in history, and in literature. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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Overlanders

By: Wright, Richard Thomas

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Western Producer Prairie Books: 1985

Seller ID: HIS1813

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


310 pp. Photos. Edgewear, corners rubbed. The account of the people who were determined to forge an overland route through the North American wolderness to the goldfields of B. C.' s Fraser River and the Cariboo in 1858. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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Essays on Archaeological Subjects, and on Various Questions Connected with the History of Art, Science, and Literature in the Middle Ages Volume II

By: Wright, Thomas

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, John Russell Smith: 1861

Seller ID: HIS2291

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


319 pp. Spine, corners bumped and worn. Tear to strip along upper spine end. Front hinge weak. Volume 2 only. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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Bad Ground: Inside the Beaconsfield Mine Rescue

By: Wright, Tony

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Millers Point, NSW, Australia, Pier 9: 2006

Seller ID: HIS1613

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


318 pp. Photos. Edgewear, corners rubbed. The account of two miners, Todd Russell and Brant Webb, and how they were saved from eternal entombment in the Beacosnfield hard rock mine in Tasmania after a seismic event trapped them deep underground. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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At the Sign of the King's Head

By: Wrigley, Ammon

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Uppermill, Saddleworth, England, Taylor & Clifton: 1925

Seller ID: HIS2467

Condition: Good


56 pp. Prev owner's address label on inside front cover. Cover edges worn, small tears. The account of an old folks' festival held at Dobcross on August 28. 1845, listing the name, age and residence of 125 guests of 77 year of age and older (quite remarkable for those days). ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall View more info

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A Canadian Manor and its Seigneurs The Story of a Hundred Years 1761-1861

By: Wrong, George M.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Toronto, The Bryant Press: 1908

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: HIS3020

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


295 pp. Index. Illus. Spine, corners bumped and worn. Prev owner's name on the ffep. An account of the history of Murray Bay Manor House, established by British who settled at Malbaie (Murray Bay). Heavy book. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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A Search for Knowledge and Freedom / a La Recherche Du Savoir Et De La Liberte The Polish-Canadian Perspective / Perspective Polono-Canadienne

By: Wyczynski, Pawel & Ruszkowski, Andrzej H. & Sokoloski, Richard (Eds. )

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Ottawa, Editions Promyk Publishing: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: HIS1430

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


368 pp. Edgewear, corners rubbed. Proceedings of a symposium held on November 20, 1993 to mark the 50th anniversary of the Polish Institute of Arts and Sciences in Canada. Contains the text of 14 papers presented. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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Henrietta Feller and the Grande Ligne Mission A Memorial

By: Wyeth, Walter N.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, W. N. Wyeth: 1898

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: HIS2495

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


254 pp. Spine, corners bumped and rubbed. An account of Mme. Fellr, Louis Roussy, and the Grande Ligne Mission in Quebec. No. 8 in the author's New Missionary Series. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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Reading Between the Lines

By: Wylie, Betty Jane

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Toronto, Key Porter Books: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: HIS2161

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


252 pp. Index. Spine, corners bumped. Jacket has edgewear. Inscribed by the author on a label pasted on to the front endpaper. Describes the evolution of women's diaries over the centuries. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Signed by Author View more info