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1 83 Hours Till Dawn
Gene Miller; Barbara Jane Mackle 1972 Bantam Books Book Club (BCE/BOMC). Mass Market Paperback. Good. 

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2 A Biographer's Notebook
Hector Bolitho 1950 Macmillan & Co. New York. Hard Cover. Fine. No Jacket. 
Episodes in Roumania.--Queen Marie of Roumania's letters to her "American friend."--In King Abdullah's palace.--The early years of King Hussien.--The Prince Consort's mother.--With Albert Edward, Prince of Wales, in the Near East: 1862.--Seven Quaker women.--Mowbray Morris, a late Victorian man of letters. Grey cloth. Previous owner's inscription or signature inside cover. Please inquire for more complete description and/or picture. 
Price: 24.99 CDN
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3 Abiding Things
Ralph Wightman 1962 Cassell & Co. London. Hard Cover. Fine. No Jacket. 
Observations on rural life in England. Orange cloth. 
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4 Across the Frontiers
Philip Gibbs 1938 Michael Joseph London. Hard Cover. Very Good. No Jacket. 
Analysis of the European scene since World War I by the noted British journalist. "...Sir Philip Gibbs shows how the clash of ideas in dividing the human tribes into hostile camps, preventing the use of reason, or the compromise of common sense, and creating great danger of war and revolution. There are many passionate problems in this account of the world today--not least of which is the tragic problem of the Jewish race in a new era of persecution, which the author treats with candor and sympathy. Good tight binding. Orange/brown cloth. No dust jacket. Please inquire for more complete description and/or picture. 
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5 Aids to Anatomy and Physiology for Nurses: A Complete Textbook for the Nurse
Katharine F. Armstrong 1946 Baillière, Tindall & Cox Hard Cover. Fair. 
Reprint. 
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6 Animal Treasure
Ivan T. Sanderson 1937 The Viking Press New York. Hard Cover. Very Good. 
Animal Treasure is a collection of stories about strange creatures all over the world-creatures in the forests, in the mountains, in the air, and in the water. It is also the story of the dangers and adventures which the author himself experienced in getting the information about these animals and birds. Design on grey cloth. 
Price: 25.99 CDN
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7 Another Window Seat: or, Life Observed
R. H. Mottram 1957 Hutchinson London. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good. No Jacket. 
A surviving soldier from World War I observes life in England. Vol. 2 1919-1953. Black cloth. 
Price: 17.99 CDN
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8 Art Treasures of the Louvre
Rene Huyghe 1951 Harry N. Abrams New York. Hard Cover. Very Good. No Jacket. 
Green cloth spine, paper covered boards with Fleur-de-Lys pattern. 
Price: 19.99 CDN
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9 As Gypsies Wander, Being an Account of Life with the Gypsies in England, Provence, Spain, Turkey & North Africa
Juliette De Bairacli Levy 1953 Faber & Faber London. Hard Cover. Very Good. No Jacket. 
Brown cloth. 
Price: 129.99 CDN
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10 Aspects of British Art
W.J. Turner (ed.) 1948 Collins London. Hard Cover. Very Good. No Jacket. 
British drawings, by Michael Ayrton.--English water colour painters, by H.J. Paris.--British portrait painters, by John Russell.--British romantic artists, by John Piper.--British cartoonists, by David Low.--Sporting pictures of England, by Guy Paget. Brown cloth. 
Price: 46.99 CDN
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11 Audubon's Birds of America
Ludlow Griscom 1950 Macmillan & Co. New York. Hard Cover. Good. Ex-Library. 
Library copy. Usual wear associated with age. Previous owner's inscription or signature inside cover. 
Price: 19.99 CDN
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12 Barbie: 30 Years of America's Doll
Cynthia Robins 1989 Contemporary Books First Thus. Mass Market Paperback. Very Good. 0809244233 / 9780809244232. 

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13 Bird Neighbours
Neltje Blanchan Grosset & Dunlap New York. Hard Cover. Good. No Jacket. 
With introduction by John Burroughs, with many photographic illustrations in color and in black and white. "Bird neighbors : an introductory acquaintance with one hundred and fifty birds commonly found in the gardens, meadows, and woods about our homes". No date. Circa 1904 reprint of the 1897 first edition. Please inquire for more complete description and/or picture. 
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14 Birds
Neltje Blanchan 1927 Doubleday Page & Co. Hard Cover. Very Good. No Jacket. 
Nature Library. Navy blue cloth. 
Price: 26.99 CDN
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15 Borneo People
Malcolm Macdonald 1956 Clarke, Irwin & Co. Toronto. Hard Cover. Very Good. Good. 
'A Colonial officer remembers his post-war tour of office in Sarawak, Borneo and offers a most friendly, appreciative and amusing picture of the people and the place -- without a single stuffy line so common to such memoirs. Here are the land Dayaks, the Ibans (sea dayaks), the Kayans and Kenyahs, the Melanaus, Malays and Chinese, whom he comes to know through his official -- but not and never formal -- visits in which he is a participant as well as the guest of honor in all their rituals and ceremonies'. (Kirkus Reviews). 
Price: 29.99 CDN
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16 Brensham Village
John Moore 1948 Simon & Schuster New York. Hard Cover. Very Good. Good. 
Following on from Portrait of Elmbury, the second in the series shows an England which now seems almost foreign in its remoteness.Evoked with an unerringly accurate eye, Brensham Village contains a mixture of action and character, conveying the life of a country community in the halcyon period between the wars.Sentimental it is, but not so as to undermine the picture of a time when a life of landed gentry, squalid poverty and routine village intimacy co-existed within a familiar seasonal routine. 
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17 Brief Bird Biographies: A guide to birds through habitat associations.
J. Fletcher Street 1933 Grosset & Dunlap New York. Hard Cover. Very Good. No Jacket. 
Green cloth. 
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18 Brimstone and Chili: a book of personal experiences in the Southwest and in Mexico
Carleton Beals 1927 Alfred A. Knopf Hard Cover. Fair. No Jacket. 
An iconic travel book starting in San Jose, CA; continuing to Arizona's southwest corner and then deep into Mexico by intrepid travelers during a quiet time in the middle 1920s. 
Price: 49.99 CDN
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19 England, the Unknown Isle
Paul Cohen-Portheim 1933 Duckworth London. Hard Cover. Fair. No Jacket. 
A readable and understanding descriptive interpretation, written by a young Jewish-Austrian who was interned in England during the war. "English social life, art, literature, education and stage are amusingly described." Maroon cloth with some fading on spine. Please inquire for more complete description and/or picture. 
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20 Glory of the Perfumed Garden: The Missing Flowers
Shaykh Nafzawi 1978 Granada Publishing Mass Market Paperback. Good. 0586042229 / 9780586042229. 

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