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The Icelanders in Canada,

By: N/A

Price: $295.00

Publisher: Winnipeg, Printed by National Publishers and Viking Printer: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 723H3608

ISBN: B002H4I2GQ

Condition: Good


B002H4I2GQ Signed and inscribed by author atop front free endpaper. 510 pages. Select bibliography. Index. Black and white maps and reproductions of photos. Explains how "the evolution of the Icelandic nation developed certain qualities of mind, and how those qualities have been strengthened through the adversities the Icelandic people have had to endure. It is these qualities which produced the Icelandic Canadian 'harvest' of achievement during the ninety odd years they have been in Canada." - dust jacket. "A careful perusal of this book is a must for those of Icelandic des... View more info

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At The Foot of the Hill (Cobble Hill History)

By: N/A

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Mill Bay, BC, Canada, Self Published: 1982

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 121H3469

ISBN: B01M08SLTV

Condition: Good


B01M08SLTV Signed with "Best Wishes" by author upon title page. Printed in 1982. 157 pages. Numerous black and white reproductions of archival photos. A compilation of the history of Cobble Hill, British Columbia, on Vancouver Island. Includes information on many families including the Blakes, Copleys, Dougans, Eatons, Gravells and Hawkins, to name a few. Unmarked with moderate wear. A sound copy. [Hale & Barman 284] View more info

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The Marine Pilots of Canada's West Coast

By: N/A

Price: $295.00

Publisher: Canada, Hill Wilson: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 666H3366

ISBN: B004KIONOC

Condition: Very Good


B004KIONOC Signed and inscribed by author upon title page. xii, 278, [32] pages. Numerous black and white reproductions of archival photos. Bibliography. Index of pilots. Index of vessels. Chapters include: The History of Pilotage; The Legislation; The Pilots and the District; Tales of the Pilots and the Coast of British Columbia; The Pilot Boats of British Columbia. Author spent 48 years at sea, including 26 as a pilot. Unmarked with light wear. A quality copy. [ISBN 9973785306] View more info

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70 Years Next to Paradise

By: N/A

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Canada, Alan Blackwell / Power Line Productions: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 326H3297

ISBN: 1550565907

Condition: Very Good


1550565907 Signed and dated by author upon dedication page. 150 pages. Bibliography. Black and white reproductions of photos. Map endpapers. "An entertaining look at one man's extraordinary life. Yet with its descriptions of pioneer life and the events that helped mold the author's character, it accomplishes much more than the average autobiography. In fact, though perhaps as much by accident as design, it also affords readers a rare glimpse into the social, cultural, and economic development of the Ootsa Lake [B.C.] area - and for this reason, if no other, should be read." - Fo... View more info

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The High Priests of War

By: N/A

Price: $495.00

Publisher: USA, American Free Press: 2004

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 517H3229

ISBN: 0974548413

Condition: Fair


0974548413 Boldy signed and generically inscribed by Piper upon title page. 128 pages. Index. Footnotes. Black and white reproductions of photos. "The secret history of how America's 'Neo-Conservative' (neo-con) Trotskyites came to power and orchestrated the war against Iraq as the first step in their drive for global empire." - subtitle. "Writing about these subjects is 'radical' and 'controversial,' but it's a dirty job and someone has to do it. I make no apologies for telling the truth." - page 128. A well-studied copy with considerable pencil underlining and margina... View more info

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Vanguard : The Fort Garry Horse in the Second World War

By: N/A

Price: $129.95

Publisher: Canada, The Fort Garry Horse Museum and Archives: 1995

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 811H0571

ISBN: B004QPFGU4

Condition: Good


B004QPFGU4 196 pages. Fold-out map. Reproductions of black and white photos. Reprint of the 1945 first edition. "The story of a regiment's spirit, presented in the hope that the tasks of peace may be shouldered with a wholheartedness worthy of the determination and teamwork which won the war." - from Introduction. Contents include: Prelude in Britain; The Atlantic Wall; Normandy Bridgehead; Break-Through; Pursuit; Fortress Boulogne; The West Scheldt; Dutch Interlude; The Siegfried Line; We March to Oldenburg. Signed by three members of the military atop first blank leaf, otherwis... View more info

Thus Spoke Superman (Modern Canadian poetry)

By: N/A

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Ottawa, Canada, Golden Dog Press: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 23107923

ISBN: 0919614388

Condition: Good


0919614388 73 pages. Author's fourth collection of poetry. Based upon some of the themes expressed by Nietzsche in Thus Spoke Zarathustra: conformism, otherworldliness, solitude, the creative affirmation of life, earth, will. Succeeds in creating a work of art that is both individualistic and profoundly lyrical. Prior owner's name blacked out upon title page, just above author's inscription and signature. View more info

Here's to All the Men in Our Lives from the Ladies Abiding in Us - a Handbook on Relationships

By: N/A

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Edmonton, AB, Winning Tree Press: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 23100390

ISBN: 088925849X

Condition: Fine


088925849X 189 pages. "The gentleness of your old soul shows through in every line. It is truly one of the most feminine documents I have ever read, and has taught me a great deal about many intangible things." - Bill Meilen. Virtually as new. Possibly signed by author upon half-title page else unmarked. Bright and clean. Super copy. View more info

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Debrett's Illustrated Guide to the Canadian Establishment

By: N/A

Price: $149.95

Publisher: Canada, Facts on File: 1984

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 125A7657

ISBN: 0458967904

Condition: Very Good


0458967904 408 pages. Signed by Peter C. Newman atop page 5. "A sometimes amusing, always informative portrait in text and photographs of Canada's trendsetters in business, politics, and the arts... Presents the first pictorial record of the people in Canada's past and present who have shaped this country into what it is - and isn't." - from dust jacket. Book clean, bright and unmarked. Only defect is minimal moisture exposure to bottom edge of a few latter pages. Still a lovely copy in moderately worn dust jacket. View more info

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Land of Plenty: A History of Comox District

By: N/A

Price: $249.95

Publisher: Campbell River, BC, Ptarmigan Press: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 327A9475

ISBN: 0919537456

Condition: Very Good


0919537456 464 pages. Bilbiography. Index. Black and white illustrations. Signed by all four authors upon front free endpaper. "The people of the District came from almost every country in the world, attracted by jobs and by the natural and manmade amenities available to them. Some remained to raise many generations, others came for brief periods. All left their imprint in the Land of Plenty." - dust jacket. Clean, bright and unmarked with very light wear. Dust jacket now preserved in glossy new archival-grade Brodart. A lovely copy. Hale & Barman 440. View more info

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Now What? *SIGNED BY AUTHOR*

By: N/A

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Canada, Nico: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 815A1208

ISBN: 0973539402

Condition: Good


0973539402 403 pages. Signed by "Nick and Zoya" upon title page. "Takes us through the harrowing life of author's forefathers who survived two World Wars, the Russian Revolution, and the Great Depression, finally establishing their family homestead in the harsh Canadian north country of Alberta. From there, he leads us along his own path of searching and discovery, ultimately coming to understand the power of God in his life." - from back cover. Newspaper review affixed inside front cover. Average wear. Spine leaning. View more info

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Michael Kenna: A Twenty-Year Retrospective

By: N/A

Price: $499.95

Publisher: Tokyo, Japan, Ram Pubns & Dist: 1995

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 855A2737

ISBN: 4845709643

Condition: Fine


4845709643 Attractively signed and inscribed by Michael Kenna upon title page. "Michael's photographs are islands of serenity and silence in a loud and chaotic world... Instinctively he recognizes the source of his inspiration. The image reveals itself to him... His prints are exquisitely seductive, spiritual experiences akin to poetry or music." - from Introduction by Ruth Bernhard. List of 130 full-page plates laid in. Clean, bright and unmarked with negligible wear. Slight lean to spine. Dust jacket preserved in archival-grade Brodart. Excellent copy. View more info

Braunau-Simbach Nachbarstadte am Inn

By: N/A

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Germany, Verlag Rudolf Vierlinger: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 73405963

ISBN: 3921707129

Condition: Good


3921707129 180 pages. Signed by Eitzlmayr on front flyleaf. Second front flyleaf has what appears to be a lengthy gift inscription, a small colour sticker and blind stamp. Title page is coming loose from binding. Spine is leaning to the right. A very interesting history book written in the German language. Many historic black and white photographs. View more info

Sojourner, Know Yourself - Poems and Sketches

By: N/A

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Victoria, BC, Canada, Flynn Bros. Publishing: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 23106421

ISBN: 0969656319

Condition: Good


0969656319 Unpaginated. Approx 1/4" thick. Signed and inscribed by author inside front cover. Invites you to look at the amazing powers of healing that lie within the human spirit. A book of hope that conveys the belief in the fullness of life for everyone. Attempts to share the story of a pilgrim (the author) who has been healed. Dedicated to Dennis Steinle, friend and kindred spirit who died from cancer at age forty before he was able to complete the printing of this book. Several drops of liquid appear to have dripped onto fore-edge (approx 3" from bottom) and soaked into mos... View more info

Quiet Conquest - Pet Animals' Dominion Over Man *SIGNED BY AUTHOR*

By: N/A

Price: $68.78

Publisher: New York, NY, U.S.A., Vantage Press, Incorporated: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 23600927

ISBN: 053303289X

Condition: Fine


053303289X 77 pages. Purports that we have given up the supremacy of our homes to a new ruler - the pet. Author presents his case in a lively prose style and not without humor. He has a talent for the quotable phrase and this book is filled with them. Book clean, unmarked and showing faintest wear. Dust jacket bears a couple of small tears with some sunning to spine. View more info

Dusk to Dawn *Signed Copy*

By: N/A

Price: $54.95

Publisher: Instrument of Truth: 1996

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 45301219

ISBN: 9810076851

Condition: Fine


9810076851 237 pages. Author's signature and inscription upon title page. A touching narrative which takes you on a journey that never ends! An intriguing journey uniquely presented and intimately related. A map of least-explored territories, this book is your guide into the mystic world of unknowing, and then beyond... into the spiritual realm of God! Very light wear. Clean and unmarked. Excellent copy. View more info

Survival - The Story of a Life: 1942-2001 *SIGNED BY AUTHOR*

By: N/A

Price: $99.95

Publisher: British Columbia, Self-Published: 2001

Edition: Third Printing (Revised)

Seller ID: 15103904

ISBN: 0969730713

Condition: Fine


0969730713 180 pages. Author's signature and inscription to Jim Munro, of Munro's Books, Victoria, upon front flyleaf. The graphic recollections of a Japanese prisoner of war during World War II. "Richard Sewell writes very well, the major publishing houses to which he sent the manuscript said so, but they were very sorry to have to say 'no' and pass it by - 'because it might possibly offend the Japanese, who are now, after all, our (business) friends and allies... Tackles squarely the question of why and how such systematic, deliberate, and intense cruelty was endemic in the Japanes tr... View more info

A Fire Is Kindled *SIGNED BY AUTHOR*

By: N/A

Price: $59.95

Publisher: British Columbia, Self-Published: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15103928

ISBN: 1550562983

Condition: Fine


1550562983 229 pages. Includes black and white illustrations. The story of a young person who returned from serving overseas for four years in the Canadian Army. Like many others, he floundered in the attempt to get himself oriented into civilian life. Deals with author's training to become a minister of the Presbyterian Church in Canada; with a man who loved living, and found real life, love, laughter and lament, in the service of God and humanity. Negligible wear. Excellent copy. View more info

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The Hatchwell Papers *SIGNED BY AUTHOR*

By: N/A

Price: $44.95

Publisher: Canada, Stellar Desktop: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 869A6911

ISBN: 0969640927

Condition: Very Good


0969640927 123 pages. "In this his first book of fiction, the author draws upon extensive experiences in war service and medical practice to create The Hatchwell Papers... In short, it is the life and times of The Rev. James Robin Hatchwell, B.D., M.M. (Military Medal)." - from back cover. Clean and unmarked but for ink stamp atop title page. Light wear. Nice copy. View more info

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Mr. Lister Comes Home *SIGNED BY AUTHOR*

By: N/A

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Canada, Windshift: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 115A8554

ISBN: 0968963749

Condition: Very Good


0968963749 119 pages. Author's signature atop title page. "This collection of wonderfully warm stories from our recent past brings the roles of the iceman and the breadman, amongst others, to life. All stories contain original photos from the era when home deliveries by horse and wagon where common." - from back cover. Clean and unmarked with very light wear. Nice copy. View more info