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Wenn der Farmer Schriftleiter wird: A collection of editorials as they appeared in Der Bote 1963 to 1976 (German Edition)

By: Wiens, Peter B

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Saskatoon, SK, Canada, Heese House of Printing: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 862A5232

ISBN: 0969074409

Condition: Fine


0969074409 310 pages. Text in German. "For 13 years (1963-1976) the author served as Editor of Der Bote. His touch with the 'grass roots', his love for the Church, his kindness and sense of humour combined to make his editorials refreshing. Some of these editorials which explored his special interests in leadership, Church schools and the Mennonite Brotherhood now appear in this book." - from dust jacket. Book clean, bright and unmarked. Moderate wear to dust jacket which is now preserved in a glossy new archival-grade Brodart cover. Very nice copy. View more info

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Liszt (The musicians series)

By: Wilkinson, Anthony

Price: $39.95

Publisher: UK, Macmillan: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 117A0456

ISBN: 0333150643

Condition: Fair


0333150643 112 pages. Many illustrations, some in colour. "... His spectacular and tumultuous career as a travelling virtuoso led him into the arms of countesses and princesses from one end of Europe to the other. His brilliance, showmanship and unforgetable personality covered a deeply divided and self-doubting mind, struggling to reconcile the ambitions of a serious composer with the corrupting glory of public adoration." - from dust jacket. Above-average wear. Binding intact. Usual library markings. Worthy reading copy. View more info

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Carbolic & Leeches

By: Wilks, Janet

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Great Britain, Arthur H. Stockwell Limited: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 623H1598

ISBN: 0722324723

Condition: Fair


0722324723 154 pages. "The story of a young nurse in training in the 1930s - and subsequently as an Army Nursing Sister during the (WWII) War years." - from back cover. Above-average wear. Binding intact. Bit of writing on title page. A worthy reading copy. View more info

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American Artist Magazine, January 1998, Volume 62, Issue # 666 - Otto Duecker

By: Willard, Christopher; Arenz, Peggy; Sturtz-Davis, Shirley Zampelli; Moss, E. Lynne; Parks, Timothy; Sullivan, T.; Metcalfe, J.; Et al

Price: $59.95

Publisher: USA, BPI: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 838G4593

Condition: Good


72 pages. Features: Otto Duecker Cover Illustration; Combining materials can lead to special techniques; Otto Duecker; Shirley Sturtz-Davis experiments with landscape painting; Jane Culp; Perfect Values for Pastels; Jane Sutherland's New Works; Virginia Artist Anthony Watkins; and more. Average wear. Unmarked. A sound copy. View more info

The man for a new country: Sir Matthew Baillie Begbie

By: Williams, David R

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Sidney, British Columbia, Canada 333 pages Includi, Gray's Pub: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 71306625

ISBN: 0888260687

Condition: Very Good


0888260687 333 pages including index. The first biography of the first judge of British Columbia, who, after his death, became known as "The Hanging Judge". An extremely humane, literate, generous, humorous and fair-minded man, this misnomer has prevented appreciation of his well-rounded personality and of his importance in the development of British Columbia. Significant rubbing to left side of front panel of dust jacket. Several medium-sized closed tears to top edge of dust jacket. View more info

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Mayor Gerry: The remarkable Gerald Grattan McGeer

By: Williams, David R

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Canada, Douglas & McIntyre: 1986

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 463A4957

ISBN: 0888945043

Condition: Good


0888945043 319 pages. Selected references. Footnotes. Index. Black and white illustrations. "McGeer's enduring struggle to give British Columbia better terms in Confederation fuelled the politics of western protest... his story in a province on the rise is an essential chapter in the story of western Canada." - from dust jacket. Moderate wear. Unmarked. A sound copy View more info

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A Vancouver boyhood: Recollections of growing up in Vancouver 1925-1945

By: Williams, Robin

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Canada, Peanut Butter Pub: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 124C7999

ISBN: 089716721X

Condition: Good


089716721X 301 pages. Signed by author upon title page. "A masterpiece of stories and history." - from back cover. Unmarked. Moderate wear. A quality copy. View more info

Divine Rebel: The Life of Anne Marbury Hutchinson

By: Williams, Selma R.

Price: $49.95

Publisher: New York, NY, U.S.A., Henry Holt & Co: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 46501264

ISBN: 0030558468

Condition: Fine


0030558468 246 pages including index. Subject clearly emerges as a feminist before her time, a champion of individual liberty, and a significant figure in American history. "In American history Anne Hutchinson is usually written off in a defamatory one-liner as a religious nut or menopausal neurotic. In this sympathetic biography, Selma R. Williams peels off those perjorative labels, returns to original sources for another careful look, and gives us at last Anne Hutchinson's side of the story." - Ann Jones, author of Women Who Kill. Book and dust jacket clean, bright and unmarked w... View more info

Forests, Power and Policy: The Legacy of Ray Williston

By: Williston, Eileen; Keller, Betty

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Prince George, BC, Canada, Caitlin Press Inc.: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 71507918

ISBN: 0920576699

Condition: Fair


0920576699 318 pages including index plus black and white plates. Inequalities in the BC education system sparked Ray Williston to jump into politics in 1953: the education system and the forest industry have never been the same since. Williston was one of W.A.C Bennett's foremost cabinet ministers. Above-average wear. View more info

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All in a Lifetime

By: Wills, Archie H.; Wilson, Eileen (Editor)

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Ontario, Self-Published: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 322G3466

Condition: Very Good


88 pages. Reproductions of black and white photos. The very engaging autobiography of Archie Wills who was born in Victoria, BC in 1892, servied in the first world war and later worked as a reporter. Includes historical information about the Butcharts and Dunsmuir families of Vancouver Island. Clean and unmarked with light wear. A nice copy. View more info

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Wayne Gretzky: Countdown to immortality

By: Wilner, Barry

Price: $299.95

Publisher: USA, Leisure Press: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15404513

ISBN: 0880110848

Condition: Good


0880110848 232 pages. A rare and prescient early Gretzky publication. Documents his game-by-game progress through the 1981-82 NHL season. Dozens of black and white photos. Colour plates. Unmarked. Light to moderate wear. One inch opening at top of back cover. Binding sound. Nice solid copy. View more info

The King and the Gentleman: Charles Stuart and Oliver Cromwell, 1599-1649

By: Wilson, Derek A.

Price: $39.95

Publisher: New York, NY, U.S.A., St Martins Pr: 1999

Edition: First U.S. Edition

Seller ID: 55402995

ISBN: 0312244053

Condition: Fine


0312244053 473 pages including bibliography, index and black and white illustrations. Details the parallel lives of a foreign-born aesthete-prince and a down-to-earth country squire. The passions they aroused and the conflict they unleashed would forever change the face of a nation. Book virtually as new. Lightest wear to dust jacket. Gift quality. View more info

Diefenbaker for the defence

By: Wilson, Garrett

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Toronto, ON, Canada, Lorimer: 1988

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 46501312

ISBN: 1550281046

Condition: Fine


1550281046 286 pages including index. An ambitious and engrossing portrait of an insecure, ambitious and not always scrupulous young man who invented a personality, and a myth, to make it to the top. Clean, bright and unmarked with very light wear. Excellent copy. View more info

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Out of My Mind

By: Winspear, Francis G.

Price: $195.00

Publisher: Victoria, B.C., Morriss Printing Company Ltd.: 1988

Edition: Revised

Seller ID: 464H4431

ISBN: B001PQSYMY

Condition: Fair


B001PQSYMY Signed, without inscription, by author upon half-title page. An updated version of the 1968 first edition. 193 pages. Presents "not only his experiences in business, in University teaching, and in the public service generally, but his views on those qualities of mind and heart and behaviour which are essential to leadership in our modern world. They include integrity, keen observation, broad vision, a willingness to work hard, and a sense of urgency." - Foreword. Above-average but not excessive wear. A worthy copy of this fascinating autobiography. View more info

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Under Eight Flags: Vol I 1937-1947 - The First Eleven Years at Sea

By: Winstanley, Anthony F. (Tony)

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Canada, Trafford Publishing: 2004

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 233A4164

ISBN: 1552123898

Condition: Fine


1552123898 398 pages. Black and white illustrations. Author's signature atop title page. "Over a period of 55 years the author has sailed on over fifty ships under eight national flags." - from back cover. Discard stamp atop first page else clean, bright and unmarked with lightest wear. Nice copy. View more info

The Ultra Spy: An Autobiography

By: Winterbotham, F.W.

Price: $69.95

Publisher: London, United Kingdom, Macmillan: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 86302352

ISBN: 0333514254

Condition: Fine


0333514254 258 pages including index and black and white photographic plates. Author is well known for his bestselling books The Ultra Secret and The Nazi Connection, which revealed the secret of the Ultra decrypts for the first time. He was Churchill's personal liaison with Bletchley Park, the country house in Hertfordshire where the Enigma codes were decrypted, and was therefore at Churchill's right hand during some of the most important and secret decisions of the war. Very light wear. Clean and unmarked. Some yellowing to pages. Lovely copy. View more info

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Legh Mulhall Kilpin : Teacher, Painter, Printmaker

By: Winters, Barbara; Carr, Geoffrey; Kilpin, Legh Mulhall

Price: $99.95

Publisher: British Columbia, Langley Centennial Museum & National Exhibition Centre: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 546H1219

ISBN: 0968367526

Condition: Very Good


0968367526 78 pages. Illustrated in colour and black and white. "Shares the stories behind the works of this relatively unknown yet highly competent Canadian artist." - from Foreword. Unmarked with very light wear. Appears unread. A quality copy. View more info

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The last Englishman: An autobiography of Lieut.-Col. Alfred Daniel Wintle, M.C. (1st the Royal Dragoons)

By: Wintle, Alfred Daniel

Price: $549.95

Publisher: London, Joseph: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 465C7700

ISBN: 0718106008

Condition: Very Good


0718106008 288 pages. Index. Black and white photographic plates. "Wintle took more boredom out of the 'fifties and 'sixties than any other Englishman. His radio and television appearances provoked thousands of the most passionate, inspired and affectionate letters, cables and poems. On writing, Wintle said: 'The only reason for it is to tell a good tale.' His own story is one of the best England has produced." - from dust jacket. Light wear to clean and unmarked book. Moderate wear to dust jacket now preserved in archival-grade Brodart. A quality copy. View more info

Old woman at play

By: Wiseman, Adele

Price: $44.99

Publisher: Toronto, Clarke, Irwin: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 46501015

ISBN: 077201230X

Condition: Very Good


077201230X 148 pages. Chaika Wiseman is 82 now - a Ukrainian Jew who came to Canada in the 1920s. In childhood and now again for several decades she has been making dolls - an outpouring of "naive" art that is astonishing in its variety and profusion, and also astonishing for what it tells us about Chaika Wiseman's own history and vision of life. Relates Chaika's tough, idiosyncratic family; a childhood in Russia - the river, the village people, the pograms - and the struggle to make ends meet during the Depression in Winnipeg. Then, leads readers into the mystery - why the dolls a... View more info

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COMMANDANT OF AUSCHWITZ the Autobiography of Rudolf Hoess

By: WITH AN INTRO. BY LORD RUSSELL

Price: $99.95

Publisher: USA, THE WORLD PUB. CO.: 1959

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 517H3029

ISBN: B00U8ZM1AO

Condition: Fair


B00U8ZM1AO 285 pages. Index. Black and white photographic plates. First published in Polish in 1951 under the title Wspomnienia. "Author was taken prisoner by the British, handed over to the Poles, tried, sentenced to death, and taken back to Auschwitz and there hanged." - from dust jacket (not included with this copy. Somewhat above-average wear to decorated orange cloth-covered boards. Binding intact. Relatively few library markings. A sound reading copy. Bibliographic references: Kehr & Langmaid 6069, Enser p. 113. View more info