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George-Etienne Cartier: Montreal Bourgeois

By: Young, Brian J.

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Montreal, PQ, Canada, McGill-Queen's University Press: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 55402971

ISBN: 0773503714

Condition: Good


0773503714 181 pages including notes, index and black and white illustrations. Show's how Cartier, as the dominant Quebec politician of his day, directed the transformation of that society's fundamental landholding, legal, business, and educational institutions. Moderate wear. Some markings. Binding tight. Solid working copy. View more info

Hello Canada! The Life and Times of Foster Hewitt

By: Young, Scott

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Toronto, ON, Canada, Seal Books: 1986

Edition: First Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 46105039

ISBN: 0770421423

Condition: Very Good


0770421423 216 pages, 16 pages of great black and white photos. 'Hello Canada' is the first definitive biography of Foster Hewitt. Few Canadians will ever forget the sound of his voice as he screamed the words "He shoots! He scores!." View more info

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O'Brien, From Water Boy to One Million A Year

By: Young, Scott & Astrid

Price: $179.95

Publisher: Toronto, Ryerson Press: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 463H4268

ISBN: B000GLEOQY

Condition: Good


B000GLEOQY 249 pages. Index. Black and white photographic plates. Biography of Michael John O'Brien, railway builder, industrialist, philanthropist, and founder of the town of Renfrew, Ontario. He "quit school to work at the age of fourteen carrying water to railroad builders. Before he was nineteen he was sub-contracting for railroad work. When the forerunner of the Canadian National Railways was being laid across Canada, he built more of it than any other man. Further, O'Brien and his son Ambrose played a part in founding the Montreal Canadiens hockey team. (This book is) a valua... View more info

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Preservation of Learning - With an Introduction on His Life and Thought - Monumenta Serica Monograph XVI

By: Yuan, Yen; Freeman, Mansfield (Translator)

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Los Angeles, Monumenta Serica at the University of California: 1972

Edition: First English Edition

Seller ID: 622G2215

Condition: Good


215 pages. Index. Glossary. List of referenced books. Contents include: Biography of Yen Yuan; Yen Yuan's Thought; English translation of Yen Yuan's 'Preservation of Learning'. Frequent neat ink and pencil marginalia. Moderate wear to dust jacket which is sunned at spine and now preserved in a glossy new archival-grade Brodart cover. A sound copy. View more info

Lottie Talks to Father

By: Zarfas, Charlotte (Lottie)

Price: $59.95

Publisher: Orlando, FL, USA, Golden Rule Book Press, Inc.: 1986

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 86301638

Condition: Fair


118 pages. Sequel to author's autobiography From Footlights To Christ. A gospel singer for 47 years, Lottie, a woman of great faith, and prayer, writes about her intimate and fascinating experiences. This very candid, honest look into the life of a wonderful gospel singer will inspire and challenge you to serve God with all your heart. Illustrated covers are well-soiled. Contents unmarked. Binding intact. View more info

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Journey without a ticket: To England through Siberia

By: Zdzislawa-Krystyna Kawecka

Price: $299.95

Publisher: U.K., Z. K. Kawecka: 1989

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 111G0084

ISBN: 0951588303

Condition: Fair


0951588303 196 pages. Reproductions of dozens of black and white photos. Author documents the trip which took her from Poland on her sixteenth birthday in 1940 for thousands of miles across half the world to England. Unmarked. Above-average but not excessive wear. Binding intact with some lean to spine. Small address labels inside each cover. A worthy copy of this important true story. View more info

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Hof- Und Universitatsmechanikus Dr. H. c. Carl Zeiss, Der Grunder Der Optischen Werkstatte Zu Jena

By: Zeiss, Erich; Zeis, Friedrich

Price: $59.95

Publisher: Germany, Sippenverbandes Der Familien Zeiss: 1966

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 863H2416

Condition: Good


55 pages. Text in German. Black and white photographic plates. Appears to be a biography of the man behind the Carl Zeiss brand of optical products which remain respected until today. Average wear. Binding intact. A sound copy. View more info

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In Enemy Hands: A Prisoner in North Korea

By: Zellers, Larry

Price: $49.95

Publisher: U.S.A., Univ Pr of Kentucky: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 665H0306

ISBN: 081311747X

Condition: Good


081311747X 233 pages. Footnotes. Bibliography. Index. Reproduction of black and white photo in text. "This compelling first-person account deepens our appreciation of the conflicts, failures, and triumphs of those who find themselves in the hands of their nation's enemies." - from dust jacket. Unmarked but for one high-lighted word in bibliography. Binding tight. Moderate overall wear. Dust jacket now preserved in glossy new archival-grade Brodart. A sound copy. EDWARDS 1582. View more info

Red Flower of China : An Autobiography

By: Zhenhua, Zhai

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Canada, Turnerbooks: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15104271

ISBN: 1895555051

Condition: Good


1895555051 245 pages. "Her story is a graphic account of the Cultural Revolution's impact on China's youth." - Edmonton Journal. Prior owner's name and occasional markings. Light wear. Clean solid copy. View more info

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Who's in charge here, anyway?: Reflections from a life in business

By: Zimmerman, A. H

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Canada, Stoddart: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 124A6003

ISBN: 0773729909

Condition: Very Good


0773729909 210 pages with index and black and white photographic plates. "...Reveals a unique view of leadership as experienced in the crucible of corporate life.. a brash, satisfying read, delivering the inside story on high-profile clashes with government over resource policy, with environmental protestors and competitors." - from dust jacket. Prior owner's name atop front free endpaper else clean, bright and unmarked with light wear. Price-clipped dust jacket now preserved in glossy new archval-grade Brodart cover. Nice copy. View more info

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Salute Magazine, August (Aug.) 1947, Vol. 2, No. 8 - Beautiful Tyrant - Evita Duarte of Argentina / San Quentin Prison

By: Zinberg, L.; Josephs, R.; Stern, P.; Hogan, W.; Dugan, J.; Rohrbough, E.; Dorsey, G.; Jelenko, E.; Flaherty, P.; Orr, J.; Carroll, S.; Levvitt, S.; Van Howe, A.; Weissman, H.; Donovan, J.; Et al

Price: $199.95

Publisher: New York, Vet Publishers, Inc.: 1947

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 302G3964

Condition: Good


50 pages. Cover photo of blonde Adele Jergens. Fiction: Got the Suits Straight? Articles: Beautiful Tyrant - Evita Duarte of Argentina - great photo-illustrated feature article; San Quentin - fascinating photo-illustrated article on this famous prison; For Beer Drinkers Only - the joys and dangers of downing America's favorite drink; The Black Seven - the dark seventh son of a seventh son was China's most ruthless bandit; Thirty-Year Girls - today's servicewomen enjoy their jobs, but they have a hard time getting dates; Murder on the Waterfront; - twenty odd unsolved murders have made the I... View more info

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The New York Times Magazine, December (Dec..) 5, 1971 - Harold Pinter

By: Zinberg, Norman E.; Johnson, Sheila K.; Mullin, Chris; Gussow, Mel; Samuels, G.; Galton, L.; Lukacs, J.; Natchez, G.; Et al

Price: $199.95

Publisher: New York, The New York Times: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 202G3977

Condition: Good


164 pages. Features: Funky color-photo ad for Jade East products for men; Many wonderful fashion ads; Lovely one-page color-photo ad for Piaget watches and many other Christmas giftable products; Yashica camera ad features photos of Ira Phillips, John P. Vaughn, Sandra Adams, Shirley Miller, Howard Molofsky and Jolynn Bellavia; Lovel two-page color-photo Chanel ad features Catherine Deneuve; G.I.'s and O.J.'s (Opium Joints) in Vietnam - article on the heroin problem of US troops in Vietnam; The Christmas Card Syndrome; The 8:00 P.M. Train From Moscow to Peking is Dead on Time - photo-illustra... View more info

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Setting the Record Straight. Letters From Cell #7

By: Zundel, Ernst

Price: $1,500.00

Publisher: USA, Soaring Eagles Gallery: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 463H3865

ISBN: B000ETLQ7I

Condition: Fair


B000ETLQ7I Prominent revisionist historian Ernst Zundel [1939-2017] was deported from the United States to Canada in 2003 after he was alleged to have missed an immigration interview. In Canada he was placed into solitary confinement at the Toronto West Detention Centre where he would remain until his deportation to Germany in 2005. In prison Zundel maintained a steady stream of written correspondence with his supporters around the world. In 2004 his American wife, Ingrid Rimland Zundel [1936-2017], requested recipients of his letters to forward them to her for compilation into this 182 pag... View more info

Walt Whitman

By: Zweig

Price: $39.95

Publisher: New York, NY, U.S.A., Basic Books: 1984

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 86302225

ISBN: 0465090591

Condition: Good


0465090591 372 pages including index. "...shrewd, ruthless, energetic, eloquent, and often brilliant." - Galway Kinnell. Provides the first convincing account of one of the profound mysteries of American literature: Walt Whitman's emergence, during the 1850s, as a great innovative poet. Usual library markings. Average wear. Decent copy. View more info

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Erasmus of Rotterdam

By: Zweig, Stefan; Paul, Eden and Cedar (Translators)

Price: $79.95

Publisher: New York, The Viking Press: 1934

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 461G2764

Condition: Fair


247 pages. Frontispiece illustration of subject, " ... the greatest and most brilliant star of his century... His numerous works, written in Latin, sleep undisturbed upon the shelves of libraries; hardly a single one of them, though in their day they enjoyed worldwide fame, has any message to our epoch." - from page 3. Above-average external wear and soiling. Few war service library markings. Binding intact. A worthy reading copy. View more info

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Against the Odds

By: Zwingli, Leslie Trotter

Price: $99.95

Publisher: U.S.A., AuthorHouse: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 847H0365

ISBN: 1438986319

Condition: Very Good


1438986319 Signed by author/subject upon first blank leaf. 197 pages. WWII RCAF pilot Al Trotter recounts his dramatic wartime experiences in the air and as a POW. Many pages of reproductions of archival black and white photos. Gift greetings atop first blank leaf, otherwise clean and unmarked with light wear. A quality copy. View more info