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THE LIGHT OF DAY, Ambler, Eric
61 Ambler, Eric THE LIGHT OF DAY
William Heinemann 1962 0434019712 / 9780434019717 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ in Good dust jacket 
Heinemann 1962 First Edition. HC/DJ - very good/good minus. Hardcover is clean and intact, with with no markings, a little fading and bumping to spine to spine ends. Good minus jacket is age tanned, with light soiling and several edge tears and chips, edge rubbing. . ; 8vo; "The Light of Day was the basis for Jules Dassin’s classic film, Topkapi. When Arthur Abdel Simpson first spots Harper in the Athens airport, he recognizes him as a tourist unfamiliar with city and in need of a private driver. In other words, the perfect mark for Simpson’s brand of entrepreneurship. But Harper proves to be more the spider than the fly when he catches Simpson riffling his wallet for traveler’s checks. Soon Simpson finds himself blackmailed into driving a suspicious car across the Turkish border. Then, when he is caught again, this time by the police, he faces a choice: cooperate with the Turks and spy on his erstwhile colleagues or end up in one of Turkey’s notorious prisons..." [354-not] 
Price: 13.95 USD
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Fontana 1978 First Edition Softcover Very Good 
Fontana 1978 edition, ISBN: 0006142060. Pages are clean and unmarked, fairly heavy age tanning to pages and covers. One split at spine but no loose pages. Cover has light creasing and light edgewear, light soiling bottom edge of pages. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; Review: "....The Mask of Dimitrios is a sombre romp through England, Istanbul and most of the Levant, coming full circle in that city created for novelists, Paris. Dimitrios is a master spy but his adversary and pursuer, bored Oxford don and crime writer Latimer's investigations bring to light the creation and perfection of Dimitrios. It is the career of Dimitrios which forms the core of the book, closing with an eerily silent, bloody coda. What is so remarkable about that book is that every character is one we would want to meet sometime in a humdrum life, every locale the perfect antithesis of the cloistered, the mundane and the routine. It is everyman's fantasized adventure remarkably executed by everyman, the bookish, inwardly challenged, cynical Mr. Latimer...." [135-osl] 
Price: 5.50 USD
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SEXUAL METAMORPHOSIS An Anthology of Transsexual Memoirs, Ames, Jonathan (Editor)
63 Ames, Jonathan (Editor) SEXUAL METAMORPHOSIS An Anthology of Transsexual Memoirs
Vintage Books 2005 1400030145 / 9781400030149 First Edition Softcover New 
New & unread, no markings. 319 pages. B/w photos. "But who could describe my fright when, on the next morning, I awoke and found myself feeling as if completely changed into a woman? Case 129, Autobiography, from Psychopathia Sexualis, a Medico-Forensic Study by Richard Von Krafft-Ebing. At the time the passage above was written, people who felt trapped in the wrong gender automatically became case-studies. Today they become the men and women they always felt they were. Transsexuals test our notions of what it is to be male or female and, more provocatively, what it means to be one self as opposed to another. Their stories, says Jonathan Ames, hold the appeal of an adventurer's tale. In Sexual Metamorphosis, Ames presents the personal narratives of seventeen gender pioneers. (*shipping will be reduced to some locations) ; 8vo 
Price: 11.95 USD
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THE CHEECHAKO A Novel of the Alaska-Yukon Gold Rush, Ames, Robert Andrew
64 Ames, Robert Andrew THE CHEECHAKO A Novel of the Alaska-Yukon Gold Rush
Lothrop, Lee & Shepard 1958 First Edition Hardcover Good in Good dust jacket 
Scarce title. Ex-library, with outside stamp, a few inside stamps & partially removed back pocket. Light edge wear, light soiling outer edge of pages and some scuffing/scratching of plastic jacket cover. One chip from rear has been repaired with white paper. Interior pages tight, tape marks inside cover and pocket residue inside back cover. Light soiling within book & several earmarks. 242 pages. A good tight copy, albeit with a few stains. Young adult reading. Everyone wondered what young Rory was doing on the Yukon trail. He wasn't hunting nuggets or gold dust - that was sure. Or any kind of "pay dirt". His was a more important quest. His adventures took him through fierce fighting, over mountain passes and shooting the rapids in a homemade boat. By the time the ice broke the following spring, Rory earned the right to be called a "sourdough", a real '98er, instead of that jeering tenderfoot name "Cheechako".....; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
Price: 25.00 USD
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AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL REPORT 2005 The State of the World's Human Rights, Amnesty International
65 Amnesty International AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL REPORT 2005 The State of the World's Human Rights
London Amnesty International 2005 086210369X / 9780862103699 First Edition Softcover Very Good+ 
Light edgewear, a little moreso to corners, corner curling, couple small creases & scuffing to cover. Light soiling outer edge of pages. Internal pages are clean & unmarked. Colour illustrations. This report, which covers 149 countries, highlights the failure of national governments and international organizations to deal with human rights violations and calls for greater international accountability. It also acknowledges the opportunities for positive change, often spearheaded by human rights activists and civil society groups.....Whether in a high profile conflict or a forgotten crisis, Amnesty International campaigns for justice and freedom for all and seeks to galvanize public support to build a better world. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Price: 14.95 USD
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PAUL KANE 1810-1871, Amon Carter Museum
66 Amon Carter Museum PAUL KANE 1810-1871
Amon Carter Museum & the National Gallery of Canada 1971 First Edition Hardcover Good 
Good minus condition. Oblong (10.5 x 11"). Ex-library book with usual type markings & moderate wear & tear. Jacket attached to book, small tears to corners, sticker residue on front, age tanning. Internal pages have light soiling, a few earmarks & a small amount of pen/pencil markings. English & French text. Circulated as part of the International Exhibitions programme 1971-1972, of the National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa. Colour frontispiece is a self portrait by the artist plus numerous b/w illustrations. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall 
Price: 14.50 USD
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THE CHALK CROSS, Amoss, Berthe
67 Amoss, Berthe THE CHALK CROSS
New York Clarion/Seabury Press 1976 0816431507 / 9780816431502 First Edition Hardcover Good in Good dust jacket 
First edition of the author's first novel. Ex-library book with usual ex-lib type markings, mylar sleeve, rear pocket. Light edgewear/cornerwear to harcover, some tape residue inside covers, light soiling outer edge of pages. Dustjacket has light scuffing, light soiling. Pages clean and intact. " A young girl living in nineteenth century New Orleans struggles between her growing familiarity with voodoo and the precepts of the church". (400noto) ; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall; 150 pages 
Price: 9.95 USD
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THE ART OF SEXUAL MAGIC Cultivating Sexual Energy to Transform Your Life, Anand, Margo
68 Anand, Margo THE ART OF SEXUAL MAGIC Cultivating Sexual Energy to Transform Your Life
Jeremy P. Tarcher, Inc. 1996 0874778409 / 9780874778403 Softcover Very Good+ 
Light wear to corners, a little corner curling, very light soiling outer edge of pages. Internal pages clean & tight. B/w illustrations. "The Art Of Sexual Magic explores the truly magical power of human sexuality, showing readers how the practice of sexual magic enables couples to focus on their personal vision during sex, and create changes in their daily relationships and circumstances through the energy they produce. The Art Of Sexual Magic helps couples discover that sexuality can be a way to satisfy both their physical instincts and their spiritual needs..." (935) ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 382 pages 
Price: 19.50 USD
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THE SWAN PRINCE, Anastos, Peter & Baryshnikov, Mikhail
69 Anastos, Peter & Baryshnikov, Mikhail THE SWAN PRINCE
Bantam Books 1987 0553052187 / 9780553052183 Hardcover Fine in Very Good dust jacket Illustrated by Arthur Elgort 
Written & Directed by Peter Anastos. DJ has very minor edgewear/slight scuffing. Hardcover appears as new, no markings. Non-paginated. 9" x 8 1/2". "Once upon a time there was a dashing prince who was obsessively preoccupied with swans. That's right, swans. His mother, who was very concerned, was heard to squawk, "But how will he ever produce an heir?" Thus begins the Swan Prince, an affectionate, humorous parody of classical ballet starring none other than classical ballet's greatest living dancer, Mikhail Baryshnikov...."; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
Price: 9.05 USD
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BLOOD BROTHERS, Andersen, Doris
70 Andersen, Doris BLOOD BROTHERS
Macmillan Canada 1967 First Edition Hardcover Fine in Very Good dust jacket 
Hardcover is clean & unmarked, slight corner bumping, slight soiling outer edge of pages. 8vo (9" tall) , 136 pages. B/w illustrations. Jacket has light edgewear, light scuffing, few small tears & chips to edges, price clipped. As 11 year old Nels Leirvik works and plays around his family's tiny cabin on the Minnesota plains, he longs for two things: a dog and an adventure. With the unexpected arrival of Uncle Erik from Norway come both. Soon Nels and his dog, Viking, find themselves part of a group of emigrants bound for British Columbia and adventure in 1894 Bella Coola.....Juvenile/Young adult. (*shipping will be reduced to some locations); 8vo 
Price: 13.50 USD
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71 Andersen, Hans Christian ANDERSEN'S FAIRY TALES
Rand Mcnally 1954 Softcover Very Good Illustrated by Winter, Milo 
Copyright 1954, later reprint. Softcover illustrated by Milo Winter. Clean, bright copy. Light edge and corner wear, scuffing of cover, price stroked out in black. Two crease marks on bottom corner. Few light stains on outside of pages, few small creases on upper right corner of pages. Contents are clean and tight. (390noto) ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 286 pages 
Price: 4.95 USD
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WILDFIRE British Columbia Burns, Anderson, Charles & Culbert, Lori
72 Anderson, Charles & Culbert, Lori WILDFIRE British Columbia Burns
Vancouver Greystone Books 2003 1553650573 / 9781553650577 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket 
Ex-library book, but still in great condition - laminated cover and usual ex-lib type markings. Pages are clean and tight, jacket has light scuffing. Profusely illustrated in colour. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; Compiling 130 of the best photographs and stories from the long hot summer of 2003, senior editors and photographers from The Vancouver Sun and The Province newspapers reflect on the historic, economic, and emotional toll of the fires. There are three sections on the main fire areas-Kamloops, Kelowna, and Cranbrook-that delve into the tragedies and the triumphs of the fires that burned (and in many cases continue to burn) in those regions. Included are many tales of the men and women-including firefighters who had lost their own homes-who risked their lives on the front lines, volunteers who gave generously of their time and money, and friends and neighbours, and even strangers, from all over the country, who rallied to help those in need. Finally, an epilogue reflects on the rebuilding process and what's ahead for the people and the communities affected by the devastation. [870] 
Price: 20.95 USD
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PA Himalayan International Institute 1979 First Edition; Second Printing Softcover Very Good+ 
Excellent condition - pages clean and intact. Cover has a little wear to corners and light soiling. 141 pages. Covers principles of Homeopathy, theory and treatment; Clinical repertory for various ailments; Materia Medica for various remedies. (os) ; 8vo 
Price: 8.95 USD
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THE DEWDNEY TRAIL, ROCK CREEK TO SALMO Frontier Book No. 20, Anderson, Frank W.
74 Anderson, Frank W. THE DEWDNEY TRAIL, ROCK CREEK TO SALMO Frontier Book No. 20
Aldergrove, B. C. Frontier Publishing 1969 First Edition Softcover Very Good 
Frontier Book #20. Light edge and corner wear, a little sticker residue on front, light soiling. Couple earmarks seen internally. B/w photos/illus. "In the early day of British Columbia, the land lying along the American border from Rock Creek to Salmo was almost forgotten territory. With the discovery of gold, copper and silver in the boundary country, a struggle between American and Canadian influences developed - each striving to draw the trade from the area. ; 8vo; In this book, we are attempting to portray the development of the Boundary country in relation to the roles played by the Dewdney Trail and the fabulous Kettle Valley Line. " (*lower shipping available on this lighter item, osl) 
Price: 8.50 USD
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The Rumrunners - Dodging the Law During Prohibition, Anderson, Frank W.
75 Anderson, Frank W. The Rumrunners - Dodging the Law During Prohibition
Folklore Pub 2004 1894864409 / 9781894864404 First Edition Softcover New 
Book is new and unread, no markings. 120 pages. B/w illustrations. The thirsty days of Prohibition in Alberta began at midnight on June 30, 1916, but many had been drinking so hard that the booze had long ago run out. Suddenly, the rumrunner was king, and backyard stills popped up everywhere. Even though the government introduced new laws and set up a new police force, liquor was still being made, sold and consumed by those who could outwit the law. Here is Frank W. Anderson's rollicking account of the Prohibition years. (200os) ; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
Price: 10.50 USD
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WALKING IN THE GARDEN OF SOULS, Anderson, George with Barone, Andrew
76 Anderson, George with Barone, Andrew WALKING IN THE GARDEN OF SOULS
Berkley Books 2002 0425186113 / 9780425186114 First Edition Softcover New 
New book - will have a small remainder marking on top or bottom edge of pages. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Reviews: Someday we will return to a place of unfathomable beauty, where we live amongst all the beings we have ever loved, promises George Anderson author of Walking in the Garden of Souls. "It is a place we will see again only after our lifetime of struggle, hardship and hurt has earned us the reward of true and final peace. " Our task is not to simply muddle through, waiting for our ticket to Eden, cautions Anderson. Rather, we must set out to create "a Garden on earth while we are here, " meaning we must cultivate the same life we yearn for in the hereafter.... (400noto? ) 
Price: 9.95 USD
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Ace Books 1978 0441697704 / 9780441697700 Second Edition Softcover Very Good+ 
Pages clean & tight, light age tanning. Cover has light corner wear, a few light creases. "After a long search a deep-space survey vessel reports a planet that seems perfect for human habitation, an uninhabited paradise where people can roam free. But the first expedition never returns .... It's up to the crew of the De Game to find out why... (*shipping will be reduced after checkout) [95-osl]; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall 
Price: 4.30 USD
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Signet 1972 0451153545 / 9780451153548 Softcover Very Good 
Signet 1972 printing. Pages clean & tight, rather heavy age tanning inside covers. Cover has light edgewear/scuffing & light creasing. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 1 pages; During a cruise to Japan, Duncan Reid is suddenly transported into the distant past, where he and three other time travelers try to find the way home. By the author of The Boat of a Million Years. (*shipping will be reduced after checkout) [105-osl] 
Price: 3.50 USD
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THE TIME PATROL The Full Chronicles of the Patrol - Including the All-New Novel Star of the Sea, Anderson, Poul
79 Anderson, Poul THE TIME PATROL The Full Chronicles of the Patrol - Including the All-New Novel Star of the Sea
Tor Books 1994 0312856369 / 9780312856366 First Edition Softcover Near Fine 
Light wear to corners, a little scuffing. Upper back edge & last few pages have a small rough/creased edge, and tiny tear to cover in that area. Interior clean & unmarked. Includes: . Time Patrol, Brave to Be a King, Gibraltar Falls, The Only Game in Town, Delenda Est, Ivory and Apes and Peacocks, The Sorrow of Odin the Great, Star of the Sea, The Year of the Ransom. "The capacity for time travel has made human history a fragile thing. To protect the continuity of that history and guard humanity's mysterious destiny, the men and woman of our own future have established the Time Patrol, a far-flung organization dedicated to preserving the timelines and foiling the attempts of those who would change history to suit their own purposes...." ; 8vo; 458 pages 
Price: 11.50 USD
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80 Anderson, Poul VAULT OF THE AGES
Avon Books 1969 First Edition Softcover Good 
Cover has small tears to spine ends and a few creases, age tanning to pages and inside covers. Name written on first endpage and light stamp at rear of book. A light stain affects bottom edge of first several pages. Pages otherwise clean, none are loose. Far away in a time we'll never know, a barbaric world is saved by a revelation from the 20th century. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; (*lower shipping avail to all locations ) 125-osl 
Price: 2.00 USD
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