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My Borrowed Life

By: Audain, James

Price: $149.95

Publisher: Sidney, B.C., Gray's Publishing Limited: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 463H4080

ISBN: B002GW9RT0

Condition: Good


B002GW9RT0 226 pages. 24cm. Autobiography of Vancouver Island coal magnate James Dunsmuir's eldest grandson. "I feel that exposing the situations through which I have passed may be of help to others. I have laced the story of my life with familiar names and incidents of a sensational nature not only to entertain but to point up the pitfalls to be avoided at all levels of society." - dust jacket. "He brings to life the downward path from the silk of society to the seamy side of Soho and the gutters of Marseilles." - dust jacket. Moderate wear to publisher's green cloth. B... View more info

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From coalmine to castle;: The story of the Dunsmuirs of Vancouver Island

By: Audain, James

Price: $149.95

Publisher: New York, Pageant Press: 1955

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 326H3283

ISBN: B0007EO5QE

Condition: Fair


B0007EO5QE 213 pages. Eight pages of photographic plates. "A true saga of the New World is the story of the Dunsmuirs of Vancouver Island. No history of British Columbia, no references to older days, no account of the 'good old times' could possibly be complete without a story of the famous family whose members helped found the Province, and whose adventures in life brought them wealth, power, and social position." - page 1. Author was the grandson of James Dunsmuir. Lowther indicates publication of this title was withdrawn in consequence of legal action. Bit of writing stroked o... View more info