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Reflections of West Wawanosh

By: N/A

Price: $395.00

Publisher: Canada, Natural Heritage Books: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 137H4017

ISBN: 1896219195

Condition: Fine


1896219195 683 pages. Index. Hundreds of black and white reproductions of archival photos. A history of settlement in this district. Wonderful endpaper photo of a local barn-raising scene. Laminated two-sided map of local real estate parcels and their owners laid-in. Brown boards adorned in gilt. Clean, bright and unmarked with lightest wear. A beautiful copy of this marvelous local history.. View more info

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Escape From Singapore: The War Memoirs of Fred Thurlby and Bill Maxwell with Gerry Beauchamp

By: N/A

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Canada, Canada's Wings: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 517H3440

ISBN: 0920002374

Condition: Very Good


0920002374 131 pages. Bibliography. Reproductions of black and white photos. Diagrams. Combines the WWII adventures of the three authors as they travel to Singapore only to be chased from place to place by the Japanese before returning for revenge. Small address label inside front cover, otherwise clean and unmarked with light wear. A nice tight copy. [Not in Enser] View more info

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John H. Epp : A Biography

By: N/A

Price: $149.95

Publisher: Canada, John H. Epp History: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 517H3058

ISBN: 1550561928

Condition: Fine


1550561928 viii, 104 pages. Many black and white reproductions of photos. Biography of the founder of Winnipeg's Independent Credit Jewellers. Epp was also a big game hunter who developed a considerable collection of stuffed and mounted specimens. Clean, bright and unmarked with very light wear to blue leatherette covered boards. A nice copy. View more info

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Karma of the Dragon : The Art of Jack Wise

By: N/A

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Victoria, BC, Art Gallery of Greater Victoria: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 634H2182

ISBN: 0888851715

Condition: Good


0888851715 32 pages. Illustrated in colour. "This exhibition and catalogue is a beginning to what will eventually be both a throrough analysis of Jack Wise's entire oeuvre, a comprehensive biography and a catalogue of raisonne." - from page 9. Clean and unmarked with moderate wear. A sound copy. View more info

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Time August 19 1974 President Gerald Ford on Cover, Exit Richard Nixon, Watergate Wrapup, The Unmaking of The President, Lots of Nixon Stories, International Reaction

By: N/A

Price: $129.95

Publisher: USA, Time-Life: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 551H1699

ISBN: B0032IVWKO

Condition: Good


B0032IVWKO 88 pages. Features: Gerald Ford takes over from Richard Nixon; "Wallace and Sylvia Fingler - 264-acre timber barons"; The Unmaking of the President; Transcript of damning tape; Color photos of Gerald Ford and family; Biography of Gerald Ford; Ford's Transition team; The Nixon Family - facing the ordeal; Volvo 164 ad; The Legal Aftermath of Nixon's departure; A review of Richard Nixon's life - major article with many colour photos of Nixon with world leaders; Pat Nixon - steel and sorrow; Watergate retrospective - the decline and fall; The people take it in stride; Where Ame... View more info

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RABBI SCHNEUR ZALMAN'S PHILOSOPHY OF CHABAD: VOL. II.

By: N/A

Price: $149.95

Publisher: Brooklyn, NY, Kehot Publication Society: 1973

Edition: First English Edition

Seller ID: 566H0565

ISBN: B003JOHKTI

Condition: Fair


B003JOHKTI 255 pages. Index. List of selected readings from Likutei Amarim (Tanya). "Presents, for the first time in English, a general, though necessarily concise, outline of Rabbi Schneur Zalman's philosophical system, known as Chabad. This is the second part of a trilogy on the founder of Chabad, the first being a comprehensive biography of the Rabbi." - from dust jacket. Contents include: The Human Personality; The Cosmic Entity; Ends and Means; and The Fulfillment. Somewhat above-average but not excessive wear. Binding tight. Dust jacket now preserved in glossy new archiva... View more info

Toxic Fame: Celebrities Speak on Stardom

By: N/A

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Detroit, MI, U.S.A., Visible Ink Pr: 1996

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 46400126

ISBN: 0787608742

Condition: Very Good


0787608742 534 pages including index. Would you trade your privacy for guaranteed fame and fortune? Don't answer until you've read this book! Includes 2,000 revealing exclusive quotes from celebrities including Richard Dreyfuss, Julia Roberts, Whitney Houston, John Goodman, Roseanne, and many others. "... Gossip at its best." - Bill Harris, "Showtime" Very light wear. Clean and unmarked. Excellent copy. View more info

Enough is Enough: Aboriginal Women Speak Out

By: N/A

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Toronto, ON, Canada, Women's Press (CA): 1997

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 73200766

ISBN: 088961119X

Condition: Very Good


088961119X 253 pages. "A book really telling our story would offer different things to different people. Indian women, who read it would say, 'Why, if they could do that - accomplish that - then we can too.' To white women and others, it would be an education: they would see what life on a reserve is like for women. They would see what all our protesting has been about." - Glenna Perley to Editor. Bit of high-lighting else unmarked and clean with very light wear. Attractive copy. View more info

Haven?t Any News: Ruby?s Letters from the Fifties (Life Writing)

By: N/A

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Waterloo, ON, Canada, Wilfrid Laurier University Press: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 55403396

ISBN: 0889202486

Condition: Very Good


0889202486 165 pages. Correspondence which captures the voice of an ordinary housewife from the fifties. Clean, bright and unmarked with minimal wear. Excellent copy. View more info

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Pioneer Pipers of British Columbia - A biographical directory of Pipers active in B.C. in the 1950s

By: N/A

Price: $199.95

Publisher: British Columbia, Western Academy of Pipe Music B.C.: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 155A5135

ISBN: 0969303505

Condition: Very Good


0969303505 286 pages. Index. Bibliography. "A compilation and sythesis of biographical data. Consists of almost 700 articles on about that many pipers, plus a few miscellaneous subjects. Some of the articles are rather full biographical outlines, and others are brief mentions of early pipers found in early newspapers and other sources." - from Introduction. Black and white illustrations throughout. Unmarked but for publication date hand-written upon title page. Light wear. Nice copy. View more info

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The Female Autograph: Theory and Practice of Autobiography from the Tenth to the Twentieth Century

By: N/A

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Chicago, IL, U.S.A., University of Chicago Press: 1987

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 866A5761

ISBN: 0226771210

Condition: Very Good


0226771210 244 pages. "Original essays which comprise a fascinating investigation into women's strategies for writing the self." - from back cover. Clean and unmarked with light wear. Nice copy. View more info

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So Much to Be Done: Women Settlers on the Mining and Ranching Frontier (Women in the West)

By: N/A

Price: $49.95

Publisher: USA, University of Nebraska Press: 1990

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 866A9981

ISBN: 0803231342

Condition: Good


0803231342 325 pages. Bibliography. "The best collection of its kind I know." - Lillian Schlissel, author of Woman's Diaries of the Overland Trail. Usual library markings. Moderate wear. Sound copy. View more info

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The Journal of Private Fraser, 1914-1918: Canadian Expeditionary Force

By: N/A

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Victoria, British Columbia, Canada, Sono Nis Pr: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 814A1374

ISBN: 0919203620

Condition: Good


0919203620 334 pages. Index. Maps. Black and white photographic plates. "... A rare gem. I have been actively hunting for this sort of record and have come to realize just how rare such accounts are. This one also touches all the points an historian would wish to mention, from the attitudes of officers to frustration with the Ross rifle. One can only wonder how the journal survived and how it was composed." - Professor Desmond Morton, from dust jacket. Book clean, bright and unmarked with light wear. Would be graded very good if not for the fact that some rain appears to have ... View more info

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The Sammy Fain Songbook: Piano/Vocal/Guitar

By: N/A

Price: $69.95

Publisher: USA, Hal Leonard Publishing: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 108C8830

ISBN: 0881888389

Condition: Fair


0881888389 142 pages. Includes biography, nice reproductions of photos and eulogy. Songs include: All in the Golden Afternoon; April Love; Are You Havin' Any Fun?; The Black Hills of Dakota; By a Waterfall; A Certain Smile; The Deadwood Stage; Dear Hearts and Gentle People; The Dickey-Bird Song; Even as You and I; An Eleven O'Clock Song; Ev'ry Day; He's Only Wonderful; I Can Dream, Can't I?; I Left My Sugar Standing in the Rain; I'll Be Seeing You; I'm Late; I Went Merrily, Merrily on My Way; Katie; Let a Smile be Your Umbrella; Love is a Many-Splendored Thing; Love is a Random Thing; March ... View more info

Passion de nos 40 ans La [Paperback] by Rainville/Ricard

By: N/A

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Hull, PQ, Canada, Vents d'Ouest Editions: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 71105368

ISBN: 2921603217

Condition: Very Good


2921603217 91 pages. Abundant black and white photographs. Some soiling and wrinkling to two front endpapers. Some rubbing to back cover. Two indentations in front cover, 5 and 3 inches long. Album souvenir de la Societe Radio-Canada (Ottawa-Hull). An attractive book with many warm stories to tell. View more info

Still Soaring

By: N/A

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Edmonton, AB, Brandywine Enterprises Ltd.: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 72500715

ISBN: 0921180004

Condition: Fair


0921180004 150 pages. Author's signature upon title page. Follows her previous bestsellers with this delightful collection of funny, sad, and fascinating stories filled with "Holmes-spun philosophy." At 90, as Canada's oldest broadcaster, she still regularly presents her lively stories on CBC radio. Recounts more memorable incidents from her early life, her pioneer days, and her eventful years in the city. Prior owner's name atop half-title page else unmarked. Above averate wear. Binding intact. Very good reading copy. View more info

God, Mama and Wheels

By: N/A

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Canada, Self-Published: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15104607

ISBN: 0969364121

Condition: Very Good


0969364121 201 pages plus black and white photo section. The autobiography of Norma Hall, victim of a severe case of polio at the age of two months. Her story affirms life: it cries of injustices: her home-grown psychology so innocently portrayed that the reader must rejoice, yet weep inwardly. Clean and unmarked with light wear. Nice copy. View more info

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And it Was My War Too

By: N/A

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Canada, Little Daisy: 1995

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 138A8346

ISBN: 189574427X

Condition: Good


189574427X 313 pages. Black and white illustrations. A companion to 'This Was My War'. "A book of recollections of the world conflict of 1939-45... not confined to military matters... almost half the stories are those of children or adolescents, and three quarters are by Jews, Poles or Russians; upon whom the war imposed far the greatest hardships." - from Foreward. Stories include: Good Luck - Even in Hell; Russian Veterans I Knew; Partisan - The Story of George Kartsaklis; An Unforgettable Chapter of My Life; H.M.S. Raleigh; Short and Savage; A Child's Memory of the Holocaust; No... View more info

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The Island family Harris: Letters of an immigrant family in British North America, 1856-1866

By: N/A

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Canada, Ragweed Press: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 106A1179

ISBN: 092030429X

Condition: Fine


092030429X 159 pages. Black and white plates. "The story of a British family which crossed the Atlantic in the mid 19th century. It is told in their own words in letters written home from Canada West (Ontario) and Prince Edward Island. From the letters emerges a portrait of a fascinating family which included portrait painter Robert Harris and architect William Harris. Here we encounter the beliefs, values and attitudes of a mid-Victorian family, and a view of their daily lives at home and at work." - from dust jacket. Clean, bright and unmarked with negligible wear. Lovely copy... View more info

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Growing Roots - Biography (German Title: Der Dollar Un Die Seele)

By: N/A

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Germany, R.G. Fischer Verlag: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 815A2035

ISBN: 3830104197

Condition: Very Good


3830104197 283 pages. Black and white illustrations. "Author was born in Kassel, Germany in 1919. He served in the German army in World War II and emigrated to Canada where his adventures took him from Halifax to Port Alberni on Vancouver Island." - from back cover. Prior owner's small ink stamp atop half-title page else clean and unmarked with light wear. A nice copy. View more info