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Image for The Canadian Who's Who, with Which is Incorporated "Canadian Men and Women of the Time" - Vol. V (5), 1949-1951

The Canadian Who's Who, with Which is Incorporated "Canadian Men and Women of the Time" - Vol. V (5), 1949-1951

By: Author Not Stated

Price: $295.00

Publisher: Toronto, Trans-Canada Press / Arthur L. Tunnell: 1951

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 726C7769

Condition: Good


1159 pages. A biographical dictionary of notable living men and women. Library binding intact. Usual library markings. A sound copy. View more info

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Mother's Book: Life of Anna May Rhan and William John Hackett

By: Author Not Stated

Price: $149.95

Publisher: USA, Privately Printed: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 63AC9554

Condition: Good


149 pages. Undated but appears to be circa 1980s. Appears to have been prepared and bound in limited numbers for family members. We believe the subjects resided in Nelson, Nebraska. Average wear. Minimal markings. A sound copy. View more info

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Forever a Beacon: In Honor (Honour) of Shinjo Ito, Founder of Shinnyo-en

By: Author Not Stated

Price: $149.95

Publisher: Japan, Shinnyo-en: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 247H2129

Condition: Very Good


Lavishly-produced sixty-page book profusely illustrated with colour and black and white photography. Bilingual Japanese-English text. "This book pays tribute to the existence of Shinnyo Kyoshu-sama and is an opportunity for all of us who have been touched by his great being to rejoice and give thanks for having been able to encounter the eternal founder of the Shinnyo teaching." - from page 4. Clean and unmarked with light wear. A lovely copy. View more info

Image for Haakon 7: Utgitt Til 75-Arsdagen 3 August 1947 Av Den Norske Regjering

Haakon 7: Utgitt Til 75-Arsdagen 3 August 1947 Av Den Norske Regjering

By: Author Unknown

Price: $299.95

Publisher: Oslo, Norway, Den Norske Forleggerforening: 1947

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 465C5799

Condition: Very Good


400 pages. Index of people. Black and white photographic plates. Presents the biography of Haakon VII, King of NorwayAll text in Norwegian. Laid in are two large folded tables indicating lineage/family trees. Writing atop half-title page else clean and unmarked with very light wear. A large and handsome volume in pleasing condition. View more info

Image for Arthur Guindon, Sulpicien: Artiste et Humaniste

Arthur Guindon, Sulpicien: Artiste et Humaniste

By: Author Unknown

Price: $79.95

Publisher: Canada, Publisher Unknown: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 634C8897

Condition: Fine


Unpaginated. 0.3" thick. Text in French only. Illustrated in colour. Appears to be an exhibition catalogue. Clean, bright and unmarked with lightest wear. An excellent copy. View more info

Our Gracie - The Story of Gracie Fields

By: Aza, Bert

Price: $69.95

Publisher: London, Pitkins: 1955

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 55403220

Condition: Fair


32 pages. Includes over 100 black and white photographs from Gracie's album. Circa 1950s. A primarily pictorial tribute to the life of Miss Gracie Fields, First Lady of the Music Hall. Above-average wear but still a respectable, unmarked copy. View more info

Out of Iran: A Woman's Escape from the Ayatollahs

By: Azadi, Sousan

Price: $59.95

Publisher: Canada, Irwin Pub: 1987

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 74602990

ISBN: 0772516677

Condition: Fine


0772516677 325 pages. As gripping and emotionally involving as a thriller, this book is the true story of a woman's harrowing escape from the ayatollahs of revolutionary Iran. A devastating picture of the new Iran. Book clean, bright and unmarked with negligible wear. Light rubbing to dust jacket. Excellent copy. View more info

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British Columbia's Who's Who: A Biographical Record of the Men and Women of Our Time 1992-1996

By: B & C List (1982) Ltd.

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Vancouver, BC, B & C List (1982) Ltd.: 1996

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 317H2933

ISBN: 0969704909

Condition: Very Good


0969704909 729 pages. "Pays tribute to the men and women of B.C. who have contributed to the growth and development of their communities, and to the province as a whole." - Preface. Clean and unmarked with light wear. A nice copy. View more info

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On Stormy Seas

By: B. Guild Gillespie

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Victoria, BC Canada, Touchwood Ed: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 746C5318

ISBN: 0920663125

Condition: Fair


0920663125 298 pages including bibliography and index. Black and white illustrations, maps and drawings. "A tale of triumphant will over daunting odds, of daring dreams over insidious decline." - from back cover. "Captain George Vancouver circumnavigated the globe between 1790 and 1795, despite outstanding achievements, was rebuffed and persecuted by powerful lords upon returning to London. A true story as told by John Vancouver, George's oldest brother." - from inside cover. Above-average wear. Usual library markings. A worthy reading copy. View more info

No Time to Wave Goodbye

By: B. Wicks

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Canada, Stoddart Kids: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 86302322

ISBN: 0773722157

Condition: Very Good


0773722157 228 pages. Author and thousands of other British children became know as the 'evacuees,' part of the greatest movement of people that Britain had ever experienced. This in the early days of World War II. Clean, bright and unmarked but for prior owner's name atop front endpaper. Light wear overall. Bit of price sticker adhesive remains upon dust jacket. Minor lean to spine. Nice copy. View more info

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The Life and Times of The Elk Valley Sourdough [Mathias Baher]

By: Baher, Mathias [Signed]; Lane, Guy E. [Introduction]

Price: $249.95

Publisher: Canada, Self-Published [Mathias Baher]: 1984

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 863H2144

ISBN: B00AAP1RMA

Condition: Very Good


B00AAP1RMA Signed, without inscription, by author upon title page. viii, 160 pages. Generously illustrated with colour photos and black and white reproductions of archival photos. Illustrated endpapers. "The information used in this book pertaining to the end of the eighteenth and the beginning of the nineteenth century has been obtained from the most reliable sources possible. I am grateful to those that so willingly furnished photos to identify the Elk Valley Pioneers and authenticate the articles written by me." - from author's Foreword. Clean and unmarked with moderate wear. ... View more info

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Sixty (60) Years on the Klondike

By: Baird, Andrew

Price: $149.95

Publisher: Vancouver, B.C., Gordon Black Publications Ltd.: 1965

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 463G2994

Condition: Good


111 pages. Many reproductions of archival black and white photos. A series of articles by Andrew Baird which appeared in Western Miner magazine and are now compiled into book form. Baird left his native Australia and spent sixty years in the Klondike. He acquired fifteen claims on Sulphur Creek and for ten years carried on an individual placer mining operation - so he knows of what he writes. Moderate wear. Unmarked. Binding tight. A sound copy. View more info

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An Airwoman Overseas

By: Baker, Frouida M. (Signed)

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Canada, Self-Published: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 815A1620

Condition: Very Good


285 pages. "I joined the R.C.A.F. in early 1941. My elder brother Fred was already a pilot and in action over Europe and my younger brother Joe was a wireless air-gunner, so it was natural that I should also decide to join the Air Force. This book covers the period during which I was a Clerk Accountant working the the Pay Office at the R.C.A.F. building at the back of Hard's store in London and later in Lincoln's Inn Fields in what was known as "Overseas Wall Street." - from Introduction. Clean and unmarked with light wear. Nice copy. View more info

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Rim flying Canyonlands

By: Baker, Pearl Biddlecome

Price: $99.95

Publisher: USA, A-to-Z Printing: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 761H3750

ISBN: B00073B27K

Condition: Good


B00073B27K Signed and generically inscribed by Baker upon title page. Signed and inscribed by Jim [Hurst] upon verso of dedication page beneath his photo. 143 pages. Black and white reproductions of photos. "A story of pioneering. Jim Hurst was one of the first pilots to invade the canyonlands of southeastern Utah." - dust jacket. Moderate wear to unmarked book. Minor moisture exposure to top edge near back. Binding sound. Average wear to dust jacket which is now preserved in archival-grade Brodart. A sound copy. View more info

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In my fashion.

By: Ballard, Bettina.

Price: $750.00

Publisher: New York, D. McKay Co.: 1960

Edition: Third Printing

Seller ID: 464H1790

ISBN: B001ONH8E8

Condition: Good


B001ONH8E8 312 pages. "In an entertaining, personal manner, Ballard re-creates the world she moved into as Vogue's editor in Paris in the 1930's. With her, the reader learns about the lives of the women who set the pace for elegance that the great couturiers matched with their creations. Here are the first-hand, behind-the-scenes descriptions of the fascinating ways in which the creations of famous design houses are presented to the public, stories of the adventures involved in fashion editing, the personal histories of famous artists, photographers, mannequins, and best-dressed women o... View more info

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Pavel Bure: The Riddle Of The Russian Rocket

By: Banks, Kerry

Price: $149.95

Publisher: Canada, Douglas & McIntyre: 1999

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 216C8992

ISBN: 1550547143

Condition: Fine


1550547143 259 pages. Excellent black and white photographic plates. List of Bure's hockey statistics. List of sources. "...Paints a vivid portrait of Bure that not only captures his electrifying hockey abilities but fills in the blanks of his intriguing personality... This in-depth, unauthorized biography takes us behind the scenes to Bure's origins in his native country and re-creates the fascinating machinations that brought him to the West... Sheds light on the obscure hockey world of the former Soviet Union and delivers what may be the most thorough investigation to date of the im... View more info

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Sir John George Bourinot, Victorian Canadian: His Life, Times, and Legacy

By: Banks, Margaret

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Canada, McGill-Queen's University Press: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 422A2612

ISBN: 0773521917

Condition: Good


0773521917 376 pages. Index. Footnotes. "Bourinot was a journalist, parliamentary reporter, officer of the Senate and the House of Commons, and founding member of the Royal Society of Canada. His advice on constitutional issues was sought by governors general and prime ministers alike but, because it was generally given behind the scenes, historians and biographers have not recognized his important contribution. This work corrects this oversight and shows the importance of his work." - from dust jacket. Average wear. Usual library markings. A sound copy. View more info

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A Journey with E. J. Hughes

By: Barbeau, Jacques

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Vancouver, BC, Canada, Barbeau Foundation: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 547C9353

ISBN: 0968617301

Condition: Very Good


0968617301 116 pages. Index. Beautifully illustrated in colour and black and white. Author fondly recalls how he acquired his collection of paintings by E.J. Hughes. Clean, bright and unmarked with very light wear. A high quality copy. View more info

Image for Pictorial Weekly Magazine, February 25, 1928, No. 1,499, Vol. CXVI: The Saddest Woman in the World - Marie of Russia / Woodbine Willie

Pictorial Weekly Magazine, February 25, 1928, No. 1,499, Vol. CXVI: The Saddest Woman in the World - Marie of Russia / Woodbine Willie

By: Barber, Richard; Wass, E.J.; Cotroni, Muriel; Kennedy, G.A. Studdert (Woodbine Willie); Howard, F. Morton; Hope, W.E. Stanton Wallace, Edgar; Wilkinson, T.W.

Price: $129.95

Publisher: London, Amalgamated Press, Ltd.: 1928

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 301G3816

Condition: Fair


Pages 41-80. Features: The Saddest Woman in the World - Marie of Russia - article with photos; Buried Treasure - a complete story; Photo tips of what not to do with your Gramphone; Most People Have a Double - but is sometimes means trouble - article with photos; Does Marriage Mean Going ThroughThe Mill? - a story that answers the problem; Lovers or Friends? - Woodbine Willie discusses the truth about companionship between the sexes; Wit of the Week; Open That Window! - and help yourself to health; "Stop & Look" pictures include Copenhagen church in the shape of an organ; Why George Tu... View more info

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Winston Churchill,

By: Barker, Ernest

Price: $49.95

Publisher: London, Ministry of Information: 1945

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 863H2097

ISBN: B0006AQK4O

Condition: Good


B0006AQK4O 72 pages. Printed upon glossy stock. A diminutive Churchillian biography profusely illustrated with black and white reproductions of archival photos. Unmarked with average wear. A sound copy. Bibliographic refererence. Woods page 333. View more info