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1 Bates (Charles Austin) Don't Give Up the Ship.

Winnipeg: Bulman Bros. [1927]. Small decorative wrappers, stapled. An 8-page booklet, nicely printed. Some light pencil marks on back cover, staples rusting, but fine otherwise. A short pep-talk and forecast of business conditions in the upcoming year of 1928. An attractive little booklet. 
Price: 25.00 CAD
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Crystal Sets and the Brookman's Park Transmitter., BBC Radio
2 BBC Radio Crystal Sets and the Brookman's Park Transmitter.

London: BBC, 1929. Decorative printed wrappers, stapled. Illustrated with drawings of circuits and antenna placement. Staples rusted, covers dust soiled, very good. Laid in is a subscription form the THE LISTENER. This booklet was issued by the BBC when they changed the strength and location of some of their transmitters. "The pamphlet .... was distributed free of charge to large numbers of listeners." [Briggs: The History of Broadcasting in the United Kingdom: Volume Two]. 
Price: 45.00 CAD
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3 Bean (C.E.W.) Letters from France. With A Map and Eight Plates.

London, etc.: Cassell, 1917. First edition, second printing, July, 1917. Original olive cloth, spine and front cover lettered in gilt. Frontispiece, folding map and seven inserted plates. Modest edge wear, a few folded page corners, inner front hinge cracking, a very good copy. Of the Australian forces in France during WWI. 
Price: 45.00 CAD
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4 Black (George) The Olive: Its Medicinal and Curative Virtues.
Birmingham: Jas. Hy. Cook, 1921. Second Edition. 
Small decorative wrappers, a booklet of 24 pages. Issued as No. 10 in the "Health From Food" Library. Some creasing of wrappers, paper browning, but a decent copy. The first edition appeared in 1910; this second edition bears a new Editor's Preface. Interesting ads for olive products at rear. 
Price: 25.00 CAD
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5 Blum (Richard) & Associates. Utopiates. The Use & Users of LSD25. Foreword by Nevitt Sanford.

NY: Atherton Press, 1965. First edition. Red & green cloth, spine lettered in silver. A fine copy in a very lightly worn dust jacket, better than usual for this book. A compilation of articles on LSD. The British edition appeared the same year. 
Price: 45.00 CAD
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The Genealogy of the Braley Family., Braley (Ellison L.)
6 Braley (Ellison L.) The Genealogy of the Braley Family.
Westborough, Mass.: Chronotype Printing Company, 1907. 
20pp. Original gray wrappers printed in black, stapled. Some marginal notes in pencil throughout, and in pen on last leaf. A few small stains to wrappers, corners a bit worn, very good. A scarce booklet. 
Price: 45.00 CAD
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7 Bronowski (J.) and Bruce Mazlish. The Western Intellectual Tradition. From Leonardo to Hegel.

London: Hutchinson, (1960). First British edition. Black cloth, spine designed and lettered in brown and gilt. A clean, fine copy in a very slightly worn dust jacket, just a bit of shelf wear to edges and tips. A very nice copy. 
Price: 50.00 CAD
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8 Broodmares. Catalogue of Broodmares, Property of W. O'B. Macdonough, Esq. At Auction on Friday, January 13th, 1899. At 10 A.M., at Salesyard, cor. Van Ness Ave. and Market St.

San Francisco: Killip & Co., Live Stock Auctioneers, 1899. Original wrappers, stapled. A 16-page booklet. Staples rusting, otherwise fine. 12 broodmares are described, with extensive details. 
Price: 45.00 CAD
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9 Carette (Madame, nee Bouvet) The Inner Life of the Court of the Tuileries. From the French of Madame Carette by Edward Wakefield.
NY: Collier, 1889/1890/1891. anticat16 
3 volumes. Original wrappers. All issued in the Once A Week Library: Volume 1, No. 9, December 15, 1889 / Vol. 1, No. 24, August 1, 1890 / Vol. III, No. 9, December 10, 1891. The first volume is in pink pictorial wrappers, the second in white wrappers, and the third, smaller format, is in salmon printed wrappers. Old stains to the covers of all three volumes, most notably the first two, otherwise all are generally very good. Translated from the French work: Souvenirs intimes de la cour des Tuileries. There is also an Appleton edition of 1889. 
Price: 75.00 CAD
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10 Cay (William Dyce) Lenses For Ships' Lights. Communication by William Dyce Cay.
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Paris: Imprimerie Generale Lahure, 1900. Original printed wrappers. An 8-page pamphlet. Issued as the VIII International Congress on Navigation. Paris 1900. Third Section. Some splitting to upper spine, a few folds and a bit of wear to wrapper edges, a nice copy otherwise. The short text, with one diagram, is printed in both English and French. 
Price: 50.00 CAD
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11 Cezar (Filiberto de Oliveira) Leyendas de los Indios Quichuas. Ilustrado por F. Fortuny.
Buenos Aires: R. Puig, 1892 (1893). Segunda Edicion. 
Original pictorial wrappers. Illustrated. Wear and foxing to spine, foxing to edges of covers and pages, old dampstain to fore-edge and margins of last half of the book; spine is partly detached, and somewhat chipped at base of spine, but basically complete. The title page is dated 1892, but the cover is dated 1893, and bears the legend "Segunda Edicion". 
Price: 35.00 CAD
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12 Chambers (William and Robert) -publishers. Chambers's Papers For The People. Volume XI.
Edinburgh: Chambers, 1851. First edition. 
Volume XI only. Glazed yellow decorative boards, designed in green and red. Patterned end papers. This volume contains Numbers 81 - 88. Moderate shelf wear to edges, some rubbing at hinges, erasure from front end paper, but in general a very nice, clean copy. The ads on the front endpaper go up to Volume XI, and indicate "To be completed in Twelve Volumes". 
Price: 45.00 CAD
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Les AncÍtres du jeu de golf., Champion (Edouard)
13 Champion (Edouard) Les AncÍtres du jeu de golf.
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Two large plates (15 X 22 inches) reproducing in black and white, ancient manuscript illustrations depicting the game of golf. Both are Number 49 of editions of 500, inscribed and signed by the publisher, Edouard Champion. The inscriptions are dated Berkeley, 22 Sept. 26. Minor spotting to the back of one plate, some soft wrinkling to margins, about fine otherwise. The reproductions are captioned: "Manuscrit No. 1362 du Musee Conde a Chantilly, connu sous le nom de LIVRE D'HEURES DE LA DUCHESSE DE BOURGOGNE (Adelaide de Savoie)." 
Price: 150.00 CAD
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14 Coin Tricks. New Coin Tricks. No. 14. Illustrated. Containing all the Latest Sleight-of-hand Tricks with Coins.....

Baltimore: Ottenheimer, copyright 1913 by Royal pub Co. Small pictorial wrappers. 64 pages including ads at rear. Upper corner of front cover chipped, some dust soiling and small chips to edges, paper browned, very good otherwise. The back cover bears an ad for a Ford automobile joke book. Numerous versions of this little book exist; this one has a diabolical satanic-looking magician on the cover. 
Price: 25.00 CAD
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Le Savant Du Foyer ou Notions Scientifiques sur les Objets Usuels de la Vie. Ouvrage Illustre a L'Usage de la Jeunesse., Figuier (Louis)
15 Figuier (Louis) Le Savant Du Foyer ou Notions Scientifiques sur les Objets Usuels de la Vie. Ouvrage Illustre a L'Usage de la Jeunesse.
Paris: Hachette, 1862. 
Later half-cloth & marbled boards, marbled end papers. Original printed front wrapper bound in. Name on title page, scattered foxing, slight damage to the lower corner of a few late leaves; in general, a very nice, clean copy. Numerous plates, and illustrations in the text. A pleasant illustrated overview of science, encompassing the atmosphere, plants & animals, minerals, etc. 
Price: 60.00 CAD
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Ruth. An Idyl of the Olden Time., Fiske (Rev. A.S.)
16 Fiske (Rev. A.S.) Ruth. An Idyl of the Olden Time.

Washington: Neale, 1900. First edition. Green cloth, designed and lettered in gilt. Frontispiece portrait of the author. Not fiction, but a series of essays on the title subject, as well as various other Christian topics, and a discourse on labor and capital. Scarce. 
Price: 75.00 CAD
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17 Flynt (Josiah) The World of Graft.

NY: McClure, Phllips, 1901. First edition. Slate cloth, spine designed and lettered in gilt, front cover designed and lettered in red and gilt. Careful repair to inner front hinge, light rubbing, a bright and attractive copy. A study of crime in New York, Boston and Chicago, using plenty of criminal slang, and with a glossary of same at the end. A nice copy. 
Price: 45.00 CAD
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18 Gajardo (Carlos Fortin) Historia General de Chile. In Four Volumes.
Santiago: Interprovincial Libros, 1972. 
Four volumes. Red boards, blue spines decorated and lettered in gilt. Volume 1 has a gilt coat of arms on the front cover. This 1972 edition "corregida, aumentada y actualizada", limited to 2000 copies. Illustrated with photographic plates, facsimiles, and illustrations in the text. Some illustrations in colour. Light rubbing to boards, basically a near-fine set. 1795 pages, paged continuously, index at the end of Volume 4. This set is quite heavy, and will incur extra postage charges. 
Price: 100.00 CAD
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Essays on Horse Subjects., Grenside (F.C.)
19 Grenside (F.C.) Essays on Horse Subjects.

NY: Privately Printed, 1907. First edition. Red cloth lettered in gilt. 130pp. Front blank excised, moderate soiling of cloth, a very good copy. 14 essays on horse topics. 
Price: 75.00 CAD
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20 Haile (Berard) [published anonymously] Legend to Color Chart of Navaho Mask Combinations.

St. Michaels, AZ: St. Michaels Press, [1947]. Brown illustrated wrappers, designed and lettered in black. A small 12-page stapled booklet. Illustrated with b&w drawings. Some small stains to wrappers, about fine. 
Price: 45.00 CAD
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