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Between two benches: Not subject to extermination : autobiography of Dieter Bergman

By: Bergman, Dieter

Price: $495.00

Publisher: U.S.A., California Pub. Co: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 151H0957

ISBN: 0940471191

Condition: Fair


0940471191 438 pages. Index. The gripping autobiography and fascinating reflections of a man, neither Jew nor Aryan, who recounts his dramatic WWII experiences and life afterwards. Unmarked. Above-average wear. Binding intact. A worthy copy of this fascinating life story. View more info

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The Courage to Act: A Memoir of a Crisis and Its Aftermath

By: Bernanke, Ben S.

Price: $295.00

Publisher: USA, Norton: 2015

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 324H0885

ISBN: 039324721X

Condition: Fine


039324721X Signed by Ben Bernanke upon half-title page. 610 pages. Selected Bibliography. Index. Black and white photographic plates. "Recounts and explains the worst financial crisis and economic slump in America since the Great Depression, providing an insider's account of the policy response." - from dust jacket. Very light wear. Clean, bright, and unmarked. Dust jacket now preserved in glossy new archival-grade Brodart. A high-quality copy. View more info

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Biography of an Idea: Memoirs of Public Relations Counsel Edward L. Bernays

By: Bernays, Edward L.

Price: $750.00

Publisher: New York, Simon and Schuster and T.B. Harms Company: 1965

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 237C9274

Condition: Good


849 pages including index and black and white photographic plates. "...Bernays is the pioneer who did more than anyone else to establish the principles, practices and ethics of public relations... Here he describes the many national movements, social beliefs, trends, fashions and fads that have been the result of his carefully planned public relations activities... Reveals the secrets, the techniques, the causes and consequences of his glamorous and crucial, yet little understood profession... A fascinating inside account of the men, the events and the ideas that have been at the center o... View more info

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Biography of an Idea: Memoirs of Public Relations Counsel Edward L. Bernays *ABRIDGED AUDIOBOOK COMPLETE IN TWO TAPES WITH CASE*

By: Bernays, Edward L.

Price: $399.95

Publisher: USA, Newstrack: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 106C9885

Condition: Good


"Public relations Counsel Edward L. Bernays was the advisor of presidents from Coolidge through Eisehhower, and his clients included the United States Government." - from case. Narrated by Merwin Smith. Unmarked with average wear. A sound copy. Bibliographic references: Larson 3, Cole p.27. View more info

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Biography of an Idea: Memoirs of Public Relations Counsel Edward L. Bernays

By: Bernays, Edward L. (Signed)

Price: $1,750.00

Publisher: New York, Simon and Schuster and T.B. Harms Company: 1965

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 106C8447

Condition: Good


Signed and inscribed by author upon front free endpaper. 849 pages including index and black and white photographic plates. "... Author is the pioneer who did more than anyone else to establish the principles, practices and ethics of public relations... Mr. Bernays describes the many national movements, social beliefs, trends, fashions and fads that have resulted from his carefully planned public relations activities. He reveals the secrets, the techniques, the causes and consequences of his glamorous, crucial, yet little understood profession... A fascinating inside account of the men... View more info

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That Lonesome Road :Autobiography of Carrie M. Best (signed)

By: Best, Carrie M.

Price: $750.00

Publisher: Canada, Clarion Pub: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 422H4287

ISBN: B002C3ZG0W

Condition: Good


B002C3ZG0W Neatly signed, without inscription, by Carrie M. Best atop title page. vi, 258 pages. Colour photo portrait of Ms. Best. Many black and white reproductions of photos in text. News clipping of Ms. Best's obituary laid-in. "A woman of outstanding worth, a tenacious crusader for good and noble causes, a gracious lady who has devoted her life and her generous gifts to the betterment of the human condition. She has given hope and dignity to her own race and is an example and inspiration to all people in both word and work. Poet, journalist, informed commentator, incisive criti... View more info

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Clayoquot: The Sound of My Heart

By: Betty Shiver Krawczyk

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Canada, Orca Book Publishers: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 151A5161

ISBN: 1551430762

Condition: Very Good


1551430762 213 pages. "A riveting and humorous account of one woman's reflective journey as she moves from the segregated American South in the 1940s to the Clayoquot Sound blockades in the 1990s. Betty's willingness to act on the injustices she is confronted with is a true inspiration to us all." - Vicki Husband (from back cover.) Clean and unmarked with light wear. Nice copy. View more info

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Bhagavan Sri Ramana: A Pictorial Biography - A Birth Centenary Offering

By: Bhagavan Sri Ramana; Greenblatt, Joan; Greenblatt, Matthew

Price: $149.95

Publisher: India, Sri Ramanasramam: 1995

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 106H1969

Condition: Good


108, xi-xiv pages. Printed upon glossy stock. Profusely illustrated with colour and black and white photographs. "I know no other man whose mere presence has thus enabled me to make the personality drop down into the abyss of nothingness where it belongs." - Duncan Greenlees. Gift greetings, signed by Ramana, fill front free endpaper. As the subject of this book passed away in 1950, it is unclear to us exactly which Ramana signed this copy. View more info

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My Life, My Trial, And a Shower of Bliss

By: Bhattacharyya, Dr. Asim Kumar [Signed]

Price: $149.95

Publisher: India, Indian Publishing House: 2016

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 463H4342

ISBN: 818885686X

Condition: Good


818885686X Signed [Asim], dated and briefly inscribed by author upon front free endpaper. 152 pages. "The true story of a villager who grew up in rural Bengal. I travelled many countries in pursuit of my career and married a foreign wife. This is my true life story illustrating the harrowing struggle to clear my name in a false medico-legal case in Saudi Arabia. This story shows the way how, with God's love in our lives, we can overcome the toughest trouble and survive." - dust jacket. Clean and unmarked with moderate wear. Dust jacket discretely affixed to boards. A quality co... View more info

Uncommon Will : The Death and Life of Sue Rodriguez

By: Birnie, Lisa H.; Rodriguez, Sue

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Toronto, ON, Canada, Macmillan Canada: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 46207473

ISBN: 0771590911

Condition: Very Good


0771590911 179 pages. Tracing the path she took from obscurity to public prominence, her physical and legal battles and private torment from the time she was diagnosed in August of 1991 to her death in February of 1994, this story illuminates the sensitive moral issues raised by Sue's crusade and sheds light on this woman of uncommon strength and deep conviction. Includes black and white photographs. Former owner's rubber stamp upon front endpaper else unmarked. Please note: prior owner neatly taped dust jacket to boards with invisible tape. Book remains attractive in pale green illustrat... View more info

Image for During my time: Florence Edenshaw Davidson, a Haida woman

During my time: Florence Edenshaw Davidson, a Haida woman

By: Blackman, Margaret B

Price: $79.95

Publisher: Seattle, Douglas & McIntyre: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 737H3534

ISBN: 0295959436

Condition: Good


0295959436 172 pages. Bibliography. Index. Black and white reproductions of archival photos. "The first life history of a Northwest Coast Indian woman. Davidson, daughter of a noted Haida carver and chief Charles Edenshaw, was born in 1896. As one of the few living Haida elders knowledgeable about the culture of a bygone era, she is a fragile link with the past. One of the last Haida women to undergo the traditional puberty seclusion and an arranged marriage, she followed patterns in her life typical of women of her generation." - dust jacket. Name atop half-title, otherwise un... View more info

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Saga of Hope - An Icelandic Odyssey: 23 Minute VHS Video Tape in Case (A Scattering of Seesds - II)

By: Blackmore, Juliann: Director

Price: $89.95

Publisher: Canada, WP: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 422A2636

Condition: Good


VHS video tape in case. An exploration of director Juliann Blackmore's newly discovered Icelandic ancestry. Her great-great-grandfather, Sigursteinn Oddson left Iceland in 1883. His neighbour, Hans Peter Tergesen, left in 1887. The two men were part of a massive exodus from Iceland to Canada after a devastating volcano drove 1/3 of the population from their island home. The majority went to a settlement in Manitoba they named 'New Iceland'." - from cover. View more info

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Maclean's - Canada's National Magazine, November (Nov.) 2, 1964

By: Blair Fraser; Ian Sclanders; Alan Phillips; Richard J. Needham; Norman Phillips; Dr. Benge Atlee; Jack Batten; Don Newlands; et al

Price: $129.95

Publisher: Toronto, Maclean-Hunter: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 201H0203

Condition: Fair


52 pages. Features: How Canada helped Communist China gain a foothold in Africa; Why New Brunswick's bid for one big maritime province never got off the ground; The Warren Report - new boost for the Kennedy memorabilia industry; Merv McKenzie and the Toronto-based campaign to unseat Cassius Clay; Roy Peterson cartoon of Bob Thompson/Real Caouette (Social Credit); Let's stop kidding ourselves about civil defense; Can Canada win the U.S. Election? - should Canada hope for a win by Goldwater or Johnson?; The Cranky conclusions of un-American Canadian Ian Sclanders; The Egg and Donald Shaver - th... View more info

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A Very Good Inning: A Biography of G.L. Cooke, M.D.

By: Blair, W.R.N.

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Cornwall, Ontario, Creative Concepts: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 863H1831

ISBN: B004UWQ116

Condition: Fair


B004UWQ116 121 pages. Reference list. Profusely illustrated with black and white reproductions of archival photos. Printed upon glossy stock. A tribute to G.L. Cooke, M.D., a pioneer family physician who has served Lloydminster, Alberta, Alberta/Saskatchewan since 1912. Contents clean and unmarked. Above-average external wear. Binding intact. A worthy reference copy. View more info

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The Wheeler Dealer - a Victoria Autobiography

By: Blake, Hudson W.

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Canada, 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 111A0223

ISBN: 1895332060

Condition: Fair


1895332060 250 pages. "The autobiography of Hudson Blake (1924-1992). Through the eyes of a parapalegic he tells the story of how he managed to live life to the fullest, overcoming all the trials and tribulations associated with his disability." - from back cover. Title page removed by library. Above-average wear and usual library markings. Binding intact. Reading copy only. Only 100 copies were printed. View more info

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The Life of Emily Carr

By: Blanchard, Paula

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Univ of Washington Pr: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 463C6520

ISBN: 0295965460

Condition: Good


0295965460 331 pages. Selected bibliography and reference notes. Index. Colour and black and white plates. "A model biography, a perfect blend of careful , caring scholarship with the human presence of Carr and a sensitive author' - Doris Shadbolt. Minor lean to spine. Moderate wear. Gift greetings upon front free endpaper else clean and unmarked. A quality copy. View more info

19 Steps Up the Mountain - The Story of the deBolt Family *Signed By Bob and Dorothy DeBolt*

By: Blank, Joseph P.

Price: $49.95

Publisher: USA, DeBolt Productions: 1976

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 15103878

Condition: Very Good


244 pages including black and white illustrations. "The remarkable DeBolts stand as shining examples of that spirit of compassion and generosity which has marked America for generations." - President Ronald Reagan. The amazing story of America's most famous adoptive family. In addition to their six biological children, they became parents to 13 others - Korean, Vietnamese, and American born - by adoption or legal guardianship. Many have such severe handicaps they were considered unadoptable - until the DeBolts took them into their hearts and home. Light wear. Clean and unmarked. ... View more info

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On Wings of Song: A biography of Felix Mendelssohn

By: Blunt, Wilfrid

Price: $59.95

Publisher: USA, Scribner: 1974

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 106A0263

ISBN: 0684136333

Condition: Fair


0684136333 288 pages. Index. "Seeks to bring to life and re-establish in public favour the undeservedly neglected figure of this superb classical-romantic composer." - from dust jacket. Above-average wear. Usual library markings. Front free endpaper removed. Worthy reference copy. View more info

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Man Who Was Uncle: Biography of a Living Master Spy

By: Blythe, Peter

Price: $249.95

Publisher: London, Littlehampton Book Services Ltd: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 649A0119

ISBN: 0213165325

Condition: Fair


0213165325 186 pages. Index. This, the story of of Nicholas Dulger-Sheikin "proves yet again that truth is stranger than fiction." - from dust jacket. Above-average but not excessive wear. Front hinge taped. Sound reading copy. View more info

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Father Bob Ogle - A Man of Letters *Signed By Author*

By: Bob Ogle

Price: $59.95

Publisher: Ottawa, Broadcasting for International Understanding: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 55403624

ISBN: 0969450907

Condition: Fine


0969450907 82 pages. Inscribed by author to Dorothy and Art Stilwell upon half-title page. "A book for my friends... not planned as a great piece of literature, it is a letter to those I love and I want to do it while I still have time." - author. "Like all who have known Father Bob Ogle, I hold him in the highest esteem and admire his persistent quest for justice. Now we have the rare opportunity to share in Father Bob's world travels - to see the world not just through a glossy tourist magazine, but through the probing, observant and caring eyes of one who has dedicated his l... View more info