Book Commentaries Index

February 14, 2010
Bloodfeud: Murder and Revenge in Anglo-Saxon England by Richard Fletcher. Penguin Press, London, 2002. Hardcover, $19. Sold
Vegetarian Cooking for Everyone by Deborah Madison. Broadway Books, New York, 1998. Trade paperback, $20. Sold
Home Bistro by David Kingsmill. Key Porter, 1996, Toronto. Trade paperback, $11. Sold

January 29, 2010
The Tain, translated by Thomas Kinsella. Oxford University Press, 1979. Trade paperback, $12. Sold
The Man Who Burned the White House: Admiral Sir George Cockburn 1772-1853, by James Pack. Kenneth Mason, Emsworth, Hampshire, 1987. Hardcover, $15. Sold
Escapement, by Jay Lake. TOR, New York, 2009. Mass market paperback, $5. Sold

January 25, 2010
Concrete Island by J.G. Ballard. Picador USA, New York, 2001. Trade paperback, $9. Sold
Cosmopolis by Stephen Toulmin. University of Chicago Press, Chicago, 1996. Trade paperback, $12. Sold
Persepolis 2 by Marjane Satrapi. Pantheon, New York, 2004. Hardcover, $13. Sold

January 18, 2010
The Children of Hurin by J.R.R. Tolkien. HarperCollins, London, 2007. Hardcover, $17.50. Sold
Chechnya: Life in a War-Torn Society by Valery Tishkov. University of California Press, Berkeley/Los Angeles/London, 2004. Trade paperback, $12.50. Sold
The Owl and the Pussy-Cat by Edward Lear and Jan Brett. Putnam, New York, 1991. Board book, $6.00. Sold

October 08, 2005
The Bad Bohemian by Sir Cecil Parrott. Abacus, London, 1983. $9. Sold
Anathemata by David Jones. Faber and Faber, London, 1979. $13. Sold
Teach Yourself Bee-Keeping by A.N. Schofield. English Universities Press, London, 1951. $15. Sold
The Yorkist Age by Paul Murray Kendall. George Allen & Unwin, London, 1962. $30. Sold
Deadhouse Gates by Steven Erikson. Bantam Press, 2000. $11.50. Sold

June 27, 2005
The Vicar of Wakefield by Oliver Goldsmith. P. Didot, Paris, 1799. $75. Sold
The Man of the Renaissance by Ralph Roeder. The Viking Press, New York, 1935. $20. Sold
Richard of Bordeaux by Gordon Daviot. John C. Winston, Toronto, 1938. $25. Sold
Master and Commander by Patrick O'Brian. HarperCollins, 2002. $10. Sold
Rogue Primate by John A. Livingston. Key Porter Books, Toronto, 1994. $11. Sold

January 24, 2003
Prehistoric Avesbury by Aubrey Burl. Yale University Press, New Haven and London, 1979. $26. Sold
The Practice of Empire by H.G. Koenigsberger. Cornell University Press, Ithaca and London, 1969. $25. Sold
Daidalos and the Origins of Greek Art by Sarah P. Morris. Princeton University Press, Princeton, 1992. $25. Sold
The Gallery of Memory: Literacy and Iconographic Models in the Age of the Printing Press by Lina Bolzoni. University of Toronto Press, Toronto, 2001. $40. Sold
The Lost Road and other writings by J.R.R. Tolkien. Unwin and Hyman, London and Sydney, 1987. First U.K. edition. $75. Sold
The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien. Harper Collins, London, 2001. $60. Sold

September 04, 2002
The Queen's Conjuror; the Science and Magic of Dr. John Dee, Advisor to Queen Elizabeth I by Benjamin Woolley. Henry Holt, New York, 2001. $19. Sold
A History of Eastern Christianity by A.S. Atiya. Methuen, London, 1968. $60. Sold
Rakossy, by Cecelia Holland. Atheneum, New York, 1967. Second Printing. $35. Sold
Beowulf; text by Kevin Crossley-Holland , illustrations by Charles Keeping. Oxford University Press, 1982 (1992 reprint). $7. Sold
The Telling Line; Essays on fifteen contemporary book illustrators. Julia McRae Books, London, 1989. $40. Sold
Mythopoeikon: Fantasies, Monsters, Nightmares, Daydreams; by Patrick Woodroffe. Fireside Books, New York, 1976. $25. Sold

July 18, 2002
The Children of Aataeentsic: A History of the Huron People to 1660 by Bruce Trigger. McGill-Queen's University Press. London and Montreal, 1976. Two volumes, $120. Sold
The Pity of War: Explaining World War I by Niall Ferguson. Basic Books, New York, 1999. $13. Sold
various Classic Club editions, Walter J. Black, Roslyn, New York, 1970. $7.50. Sold
Medieval Drawings, edited by M.W. Evans. Paul Hamlyn, London and New York, 1969. $30. Sold

May 23, 2002
Tibet, Journey to the Forbidden City, Retracing the Steps of Alexandra David-Neel by Tiziana and Gianni Baldizzone. Stewart, Tabori and Chang, New York, 1996. $30. Sold
City of Quartz by Mike Davis. Vintage, New York, 1992. $10. Sold
The Light Garden of the Angel King: Journeys to Afghanistan by Peter Levi. Reader's Union, Newton Abbot, 1973. $20. Sold
The Kings in Winter by Cecelia Holland. Atheneum, New York, 1968. First Edition. $35. Sold
The Barbarian Invasions (History of the Art of War volume two) by Hans Delbruck. University of Nebraska Press, Lincoln, 1990. $20. Sold

February 07, 2002
Over Nine Waves, A Book of Irish Legends, by Marie Heaney. Faber and Faber, 1994. $9. Sold
The Bog People, Iron Age Man Preserved, by P.V. Glob. Faber and Faber, 1998. $10. Sold
The Buried Mirror, Reflections on Spain and the New World, by Carlos Fuentes. Houghton Mifflin, 1992. $26. Sold
English Literature in the Sixteenth Century by C.S. Lewis. Oxford, 1954. $40. Sold
After Babel, Aspects of Language & Translation by George Steiner. Oxford, 1998. $15. Sold
Hall of Mirrors, Art and Film Since 1945, organized by Kerry Brougher. MOCA Monacelli, 1996. $40. Sold

August 18, 2001
Select Naval Documents edited by H. W. Hodges and E.A. Hughes. Cambridge University Press, 1927. $28. Sold
The Admen Move on Lhasa by Steven Heighton. Anansi 1997. $10. Sold
Italian Regional Cookery, a Culinary Travelogue by Lotte Mendelsohn with original recipes by Bea Lazzaro. Font and Center, 1993. $12. Sold
Secret Museum of Mankind , forward by David Stiffler. Gibbs Smith, 1999. $20. Sold
The Oxford Illustrated History of Tudor and Stuart Britain, edited by John Morrill. Oxford University Press, 1996. $27 Sold

July 18, 2001
Caldecott and Co.: notes on books & pictures, by Maurice Sendak. Farrar, Strauss and Giroux. 1988. First Edition. $35. Sold
Helen of Troy by Jack Lindsay. Constable, 1974. $20. Sold
The City in History by Lewis Mumford. Harcourt Brace, 1961. $25. Sold
Pictures from Yemen by Richard Gerlach. Editions Leipzig, no date. $80. Sold

June 23, 2001
Back in the USSA by Kim Newman and Eugene Byrne. Mark V. Ziering Books 1997. First Edition. $25. Sold
The History of the Devil and the Idea of Evil by Paul Carus. Bell Publishing 1969. $20 Sold
The Cleft and Other Odd Tales by Gahan Wilson. TOR 1998. First Edition. $18. Sold
Look to Windward by Iain M. Banks. Orbit 2000. Paperback $12. Sold
Entrances and Exits: the Garden as Theatre by Geoffrey James. Agnes Etherington Art Centre. 1984. $12 Sold

June 14, 2001
Life of Thomas More by Peter Ackroyd. Chatto and Windus, 1998. $24. Sold
Conseil a ma fille by J.N. Bouilly. Chez Rosa. 1817. $40. Sold
Ronald Searle's Big Fat Cat Book. Macmillan, 1982. $20. Sold
The Unknown Modigliani by Noel Alexandre. Abrams, 1993. $125. Sold