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Joseph Stalin - A Short Biography

By: The Marx-Engels-Lenin Institute

Price: $49.95

Publisher: New York, Workers Library Publishers: 1941

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 464G3059

Condition: Good


94 pages. Black and white photographic plates. Reprint of the 1939 First edition. Unmarked. Binding intact. Moderate overall age-toning. A sound copy. View more info

Image for Homer Watson, R.C.A., 1855 - 1936: Paintings and Drawings / Peintures et Dessins

Homer Watson, R.C.A., 1855 - 1936: Paintings and Drawings / Peintures et Dessins

By: The National Gallery of Canada

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Ottawa, Canada, The National Gallery of Canada: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 546H2373

Condition: Fair


44 pages. Chronology. Selected bibliography. Catalogue of paintings. Generously illustrated, primarily in black and white. Biographical essay. Letter to Arthur Lismer (ca. 1930). Text in English and French. Printed upon glossy stock. Minimal library markings. Somewhat above-average wear. A worthy reference copy of this informative work on "Canada's first native-born painter who took a significant and perceptive interest in the Ontario landscape." - page 1. View more info

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Pioneer Nuns of British Columbia - Sisters of St. Ann

By: Theodore S.S.A., Sister Mary

Price: $249.95

Publisher: Victoria, B.C., The Colonist Printing and Publishing Company: 1931

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 623G1655

Condition: Good


146 pages. Black and white photographic plates. Edward and Lort 2373. Chapters are devoted to: Sister Mary of the Conception; Sister Mary Lumena; Sister Mary Bonsecours; Sister Mary Clement; Mother Mary Anne of Jesus. Includes a brief report of the work of the Sisters of St. Ann in education and hospitals on Vancouver Island in the twentieth century. Bright gilt lettering upon chocolate brown backstrip. Moderate wear. Unmarked. Curious performations to upper portion of back free endpaper are near spine so relatively unobtrusive. Slight lean to spine. A sound copy of this informative... View more info

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E. J. Hughes

By: Thom, Ian M.; Hughes, E. J.

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Canada, Douglas & McIntyre Ltd: 2002

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 663H4335

ISBN: 1550548999

Condition: Very Good


1550548999 226 pages. Index of works. Chronology. Selected bibliography. Illustrated endpapers. Oblong 11" x 12". "Lavishly illustrated with 100 full colour and 25 black-and-white reproductions of prints, drawings and paintings, this is the first full-scale volume to honour the artistic life and work of E.J. Hughes from the start of his long career in the 1930s to the present... His unique talent for depicting the landscape in a way that both he and viewers believe it should be, rather than the way it actually is, enables us to experience and understand place and nature in ne... View more info

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Bannock, Beans and Rabbit Stew - Tales of A Pioneer

By: Thomas, Ara (Signed)

Price: $295.00

Publisher: Mayerthorpe, Alberta, Self-Published: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 123C6817

Condition: Good


391 pages. Author's signature upon title page. Several pages of nice photographic plates. The author, born in 1903, recounts his life with considerable emphasis on his times in the wild hunting, trapping and fishing. Unmarked. Tight and square with average external wear. A sound copy. View more info

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SCTV: Behind the Scenes

By: Thomas, Dave

Price: $295.00

Publisher: Canada, McClelland & Stewart: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 815A1696

ISBN: 0771085664

Condition: Fine


0771085664 272 pages. Signed and inscribed upon front free endpaper by Dave Thomas. A wonderful throwback to the hilarious SCTV television program. Abundantly illustrated in colour. "The ultimate SCTV book. It will be enjoyed and treasured not only by the show's many fans, but also by lovers of comedy everywhere." - from dust jacket. Clean, bright and unmarked with negligible wear. Excellent copy. View more info

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Challenger: Mickey Thompson's Own Story of His Life of Speed

By: Thompson, Mickey; Borgeson, Griffith

Price: $199.95

Publisher: USA, Signet: 1965

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 462C9302

Condition: Good


237 pages. List of Mickey Thompson's speed records. Reproductions of black and white photos. "The thrilling life story of America's Number 1 hot rodder who built - and drove - the fastest automobile in all history!" - from front cover. Clean and unmarked with moderate wear. Binding tight. A sound copy. View more info

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Newfoundland and Labrador Who's Who

By: Thoms, James R.

Price: $149.95

Publisher: St. John's, Newfoundland, E.C. Boone Advertising Limited: 1967

Edition: Centennial Edition

Seller ID: 711H2920

Condition: Good


xxxix, [1], 339 pages. Includes black and white photos of most of the 650 people presented. Printed upon glossy stock. Unmarked with average wear. Binding intact. A sound copy. View more info

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That Bastard Churchill

By: Thurgood, Major M.F.

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Canada, Self-Published: 1990

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 322G2378

Condition: Very Good


28 pages plus bibliography. Undated. Circa 1990? A scathing indictment of Winston Churchill's personality and policies. Author was born in Saskatchewan in 1923 and served in Italy with the Seaforth Highlanders of Canada. Unmarked with light wear. Appears to have been printed on a photocopier. View more info

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Strongman

By: Thurston, Tom

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Canada, Ronsdale Press: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 124A5511

ISBN: 1553800095

Condition: Very Good


1553800095 295 pages. Index. Black and white photographic plates. "A plain-spoken and moving biography of strength legend Doug Hepburn." - from back cover. Minor puncture to front cover. Light wear. Unmarked. Nice copy. View more info

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The Feeling of Greatness: The Moe Norman Story

By: Tim O'Connor

Price: $69.95

Publisher: USA, Eyelevel Videos Inc: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 151A4846

ISBN: 096800640X

Condition: Fine


096800640X 214 pages including colour photographic plates. Foreword by Lee Trevino. Intended to bring greater recognition and appreciation for a vastly undervalued and misunderstood legend. "He's the best ball-striker I ever saw come down the pipe. I didn't see them all, but I don't know how anyone could hit the ball better than Moe Norman." - Lee Trevino. Clean, bright and unmarked with negligible wear. Nice copy. View more info

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The Galts: A Canadian Odyssey

By: Timothy, H. B.

Price: $59.95

Publisher: Toronto, McClelland & Stewart Ltd: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15104696

ISBN: 0771084544

Condition: Fine


0771084544 221 pages. Index. "Volume 2 of a lively and personal history of a father and son who left separate and lasting marks on the development of Canada." - from dust jacket. Book clean, unmarked and virtually as new. Minimal wear and touch of sunning to dust jacket which is now preserved in a glossy new archival-grade Brodart cover. Beautiful copy. View more info

The Taste of Metal: A Deserter's Story

By: Todd, Jack

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Canada, Harper Flamingo Canada: 2001

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 15103908

ISBN: 0002000555

Condition: Fine


0002000555 254 pages. "Now one of Canada's most successful journalists, Jack Todd is a remarkable writer of great power and vibrancy. It has taken him thirty years to come to terms with the guilt and shame of desertion, to break the silence, to hell this controversial and important story." - from dust jacket .Book clean, bright and unmarked with faintest hint of wear. Unread. Light wear to dust jacket. Very nice copy. View more info

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Wilfred Grenfell

By: Tom Moore

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Canada, Fitzhenry and Whiteside: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 124A7691

ISBN: 0889026777

Condition: Good


0889026777 64 pages. Index. Recommended reading list. Black and white illustrations. "In 1892 Grenfell set sail for Labrador, and devoted the rest of his life to the Labrador Mission." - from back cover. Clean and unmarked with moderate wear. Binding intact. Sound copy. View more info

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Lost Years: My 1,632 Days in Vietnamese Reeducation Camps (Indochina Research Monographs, No 3)

By: Tran Tri Vu

Price: $195.00

Publisher: Berkeley, CA, U.S.A., Institute of East Asian Studies: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 463H4397

ISBN: 1557290067

Condition: Good


1557290067 xvi, 381 pages. Map. Footnotes. "A very illuminating account of the suffering of one southern Vietnamese among perhaps hundreds of thousands who were confined to 'reeducation' camps by the country's communist authorities after the fall of Saigon in 1975. Unlike other reporters about reeducation camps, Tran Tri Vu's skill and sensitivity make him an extraordinary observer, enabling the reader to sense each numbing day with tangible intensity." - Foreword. Moderate foxing to edges. Date stamped atop half-title page otherwise unmarked with moderate wear. Binding tight. ... View more info

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The Northern Lights - Memoirs of Sidney Travers

By: Travers, Sidney; Kirchhofer, Elizabeth (Introduction)

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Canada, The Travers and Kirchhofer Familes: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 106G0876

Condition: Very Good


130 pages. Name index. Maps. Several reproductions of black and white photos. The earthy British Columbia biography and genealogy of Sidney Travers, 1904-1978 Handsome blue boards with gilt lettering upon front board and backstrip. Contents clean and unmarked. Faint bit of address label remnant atop front free endpaper. Moderate external wear. A quality copy. View more info

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The (Rev. Robert Terrill) Rundle Adventure Story

By: Travis, John (Signed)

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Banff, AB, Canada, Self-Published: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 431G3597

Condition: Very Good


18 pages. Bibliography. Reproductions of black and white photos. Signed and inscribed by author atop first page. The history of the first missionary in Alberta. Clean and unmarked with light wear. A quality copy. View more info

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Pilot's Summer - An R.A.F. Diary

By: Tredrey, Frank D.

Price: $399.95

Publisher: London, Duckworth: 1939

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 761A9581

Condition: Good


236 pages. Several black and white photographic plates. "Squadron-Leader Tredrey takes the reader with him day-by-day through a three-month's course at the Central Flying School, where R.A.F. instructors are themselves instructed in the 'patter' which they have to hand out to their pupils later on. A book of this kind which conveys so exactly the pilot's own sensations and enthusiasms easily earns its place among the classics of flying." - from back flap of dust jacket which is laid inside back cover. Contents clean and unmarked. Average wear and soiling externally. Binding sound... View more info

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Stalin - Ballantine's Illustrated History of the Violent Century/War Leader Book No. 31

By: Tremain, Rose

Price: $199.95

Publisher: USA, Ballantine Books: 1975

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 138G2759

Condition: Good


159 pages. "Stalin... a shoemaker's son, seminary student, Bolshevik agitator, political prisoner, hero of the Communist Revolution of 1917, absolute dictator of the Soviet Union and supreme commander of Russia's military defenses after the German invasion of June 1941. Here, in text and photos, is the story of iron-willed leadership standing firm in the face of an overwhelming Nazi Blitzkreig... at a cost of 22 million lives." - from back cover. Moderate wear. Unmarked. A worthy copy. View more info

In the Company of Friends

By: Trimble,Jim

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Nanaimo, BC, Canada, Self Published: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 46105038

Condition: Very Good


159 pages, black and white photos. Gift inscription on title page. Author was born in Red Deer Alberta in 1901. He retired from fishing at the age of 70 and "that's when life began." Sailing to Hawaii on a catamaran he helped build or catching a flight to Mexico at the age of 89 for a month long holiday - Jim's story is a revelation to all those who think that life after 70 is a life of limitations. Circa 1995? View more info