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Joe Boyle: King of the Klondike

By: RODNEY, William

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Toronto, McGraw-Hill: 1974

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 038725

ISBN: 0070777578

Condition: Nearf


Biography of the legendary Yukon entrepreneur, businessman, and World War I organizer and adventurer. 368pp, photo illustrated. Book is clean and tight with firm binding. Unmarked. No wear to the cloth. Dustjacket is only poor with many chips, tears and old internal tape repairs. Unpacked weight, 762g. We ship Worldwide, at cost, using both Canada Post and the United States Postal Service, and offer postal charges, at cost, without overcharging. Canadian domestic postal... View more info

B. C. Binning

By: ROGATNICK, Abraham; THOM, Ian M.; WEDER, Adele

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Vancouver, Douglas & Mcintyre: 2006

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 25465

ISBN: 1553651715

Condition: Near Fine


Account of the career of B. C. Binning - artist, architectural innovator, educator, passionate advocate of the Arts - B. C. Binning was all of these - 19109-1976. Introduction by Arthur Erickson. xii, 179 p. : ill. (some col.), ports. (some col.) ; 26 cm. Errata slip laid-in. This copy is about 'as new' except for some damage to the top 3cm of the top of the rear board/dustjacket.. Small, blank price sticker to the ffep, otherwise unmarked in any way. We ship Worldwide, ... View more info

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Grizzlies In Their Backyard

By: ROMULO, Beth Day

Price: $7.95

Publisher: Surrey, B. C,., Heritage House Publishing: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1961

ISBN: 1895811163

Condition: As New


A book about Grizzly Bears and about Jim and laurette Stanto who lived for more than 30 years in harmont with the big bears at B. C.'s Knight Inlet. 192 p. : ill. ; 22 cm. An 'as new' copy - bright, fresh and unmarked, no spine ot wrapper marks or creases. We use both the Canada Post and the United States Postal Service and offer very competitive postal charges - based on actual costs, no overcharging. This item weighs 266g. Canadian domestic postal rates rise with weig... View more info

Edward IV

By: ROSS, Charles Derek

Price: $14.50

Publisher: USA, Univ of California Press: 1974

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 24952

ISBN: 0520027817

Condition: Fine


Biography of Edward IV, 1442-1486, ruled 1461-70 & 1471-83, first Yorkist King of England. In his own time Edward IV was seen as an able and successful king who rescued England from the miseries of civil war and provided the country with firm, judicious, and popular government. xvi, 479 pages, [12] leaves of plates : illustrations (1 color) ; 25 cm. A Fine copy - bright, clean and unmarked. No wear to the two-toned cloth. Unpacked weight, 1.042kg We ship Worldwide, at... View more info

Khubilai Khan: His Life and Times

By: ROSSABI, Morris

Price: $7.95

Publisher: Berkeley, Univ of California Press: 1988

Edition: Book Club Edition

Seller ID: 972

ISBN: 0520059131

Condition: About Fine


Khubilai Khan [1215-1294], the thirteenth-century Mongol leader who re-unified China was a man of many aspects. His long reign was marked by dynamic and often benevolent administration, religious tolerance, the encouragement of Chinese culture and an unprecedented cultural and economic linking of Asia and Europe. xvii, 322pp, illustrated, maps. Bright, clean, interior, unmarked., Tight, square binding, sound hinges, no wear to the boards. The dustjacket is bright and cla... View more info

Provincial Russia in the Age of Enlightenment : the Memoir of a Priest's Son

By: ROSTISLAVOV, Dmitrii Ivanovich; MARTIN, Al;exander M.

Price: $9.95

Publisher: USA, Northern Illinois University Press: 2002

Edition: First Impression, Trade Paperback

Seller ID: 27230

ISBN: 0875805922

Condition: Near Fine


Dmitrii Ivanoich Rostislavov was a mathematician, teacher and social critic in the late 18th and early 19th centuries. Translated into English for the first time, his observations on daily life reveal the cultural milieu and issues of his time [1820-1870]. Translated and edited by Alexander M. Martin. xliii, 236 p. ; 23 cm. Bright, clean, unmarked copy, still fresh. Tight, square binding, no spine creases. Only sign of wear - minor wear to the tips of the fore-edges of ... View more info

Stonewall Jackson's Verse

By: RUMBURG, H. Rondel

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Hueytown, AL, Society for Biblical and Southern Studies: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 630

ISBN: 0963973002

Condition: Fine


"Dr. Rumburg goes right to the heart of the matter in this small volume. He gives a better understanding of the man and what made him the man he was than many who have filled countless pages with their words." -- Charles Estell Baker, D.D. Stonewall Jackson, 1824-1863. 147 pages : portraits ; 23 cm. BRight, clean copy, inside and outside. No wear to the cloth. Unclipped dustjacket is similar. Unpacked weight, 377g. We ship Worldwide using both Canada Post and the... View more info

Grizzly Country

By: RUSSELL, Andy

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1976

Edition: 10th Printing of 1967

Seller ID: 051157

Condition: VG+


'A many-sided view of the grizzly bear and the world in which he lives, by a noted guide, hunter-naturalist, and photographer. xii, 302 p. : ill. ; 22 cm. OCLC Number: 818010102. Internally the book is bright and clean. Gift inscription to the ffep otherwise unmarked. Tight, square binding, sound hinges, no wear to the cloth. Price-clipped dustjacket is clean and unmarked but with some minor top-edge wear. We use both the Canada Post and the United States Postal Service... View more info

Trails of a Wilderness Wanderer

By: RUSSELL, Andy

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Markham, ON, Fitzhenry & Whiteside Ltd: 2000

Edition: First Trade Paperback Printing

Seller ID: 041504

ISBN: 1550414801

Condition: VG+


From his boyhood days through his adulthood as a trapper, guide, naturalist, and outdoorsman, Andy Russell lived a lifestyle that would be nearly impossible today. Growing up in a ranching community in a "land of boots and saddles, guns and fishing rods, and the smell of pines and grass," he observed the ways of animals wild and tame, braved rugged mountaintops and freezing rivers, and forged friendships with the local Indians. xv, 297 p. : ill., portr. ; 22 cm. ... View more info

Nelson and the Hamiltons

By: RUSSELL, Jack

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Toronto, Copp Clark Co.: 1969

Edition: First Canadian Edition

Seller ID: 20463

Condition: Fine


An account of the scandalous relationship between Lord Nelson ad the Hamilton Family centering on his affair with Lady Emma Hamilton. 371pp, illustrated. Bright, clean, unmarked copy with a sound binding. No wear to navy cloth. Dustjacket is bright and clean with just a little edge wear. We ship Worldwide, use both Canada Post and the United States Postal Service, and offer postal charges based on our actual costs, without overcharging. This item weighs 720g unpacked. ... View more info

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Crazy Horse: The Strange Man of the Oglalas

By: SANDOZ, Mari

Price: $12.00

Publisher: USA, Bison Books/U of Nebraska Press: 2008

Edition: Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 33504

ISBN: 0803217870

Condition: As New


Crazy Horse, the legendary military leader of the Oglala Sioux whose personal power and social nonconformity contributed to his reputation as being “strange,” fought in many famous battles, including the Little Bighorn, and held out tirelessly against the U.S. government’s efforts to confine the Lakotas to reservations. Finally, in the spring of 1877 he surrendered, only to meet a violent death. First published in 1942. Introduction to te Bison edition by Vine Delo... View more info

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The Complete Memoirs of George Sherston (Faber Paper-Covered Editions)

By: SASSOON, Siegfreid

Price: $14.50

Publisher: London, Faber & Faber: 1972

Edition: Fourth Printing This Edition

Seller ID: 1694

ISBN: 0571099130

Condition: As New


Sassoon's fictionalized autobiography of his experiences in the trenches during World War I. First published in 1937. 656 pages; 19 cm. An 'as new' copy - bright. clean and unmarked with a tight, square binding, no spine creases. We ship Worldwide, use both Canada Post and the United States Postal Service, and offer postal charges based on our actual costs, without overcharging. This item weighs 427g unpacked. Canadian domestic postal rates rise with weight, size and... View more info

Sherston's Progress

By: SASSOON, Siegried

Price: $9.00

Publisher: London, Faber and Faber Limited: 1945

Edition: New Edition, 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 2105

Condition: VG+


The final book of Siegfried Sassoon's semi-autobiographical trilogy. His personal experiences in WWI. 146pp. Bright, clean interior. Unmarked except for the original owner's signature - a Staff Sergeant in the REME. Tight binding, sound hinges. Clean cloth boards with bright gilt titles to the spine. No wear to the boards. Eligible for inexpensive Canada Post Lettermail rates within Canada, slightly more to the USA and other Countries. View more info

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Extraordinary Canadians Louis Hippolyte Lafontaine and Robert Baa

By: SAUL, John Ralston

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Canada, Penguin Canada: 2010

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Inscription: Author Signed [?]

Seller ID: 34859

ISBN: 0670067326

Condition: As New


Biographies of two prominent Canadian historical figures - Louis-Hippolyte LaFontaine [1807-1864] and Robert Baldwin [1804-1858] - and the role they played in the formation of Canada. Signed by the author on the title page [?] - hard to see Saul's name in the scrawl!! xiii, 253 pages ; 21 cm. Otherwise an 'as new' copy in a similar, unclipped dustjacket. We ship Worldwide, use both Canada Post and the United States Postal Service, and offer postal charges based on our... View more info

Henry VIII

By: SCARISBRICK, J. J.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Berkeley, University of California Press: 1968

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 040237

Condition: As New


A realistic portrait of the sixteenth century English king and of the personalities who dominated his times. xiv, 561pp, photo plates. A .mint' copy - looks as if it wete published very recently! Bright, white pages, still fresh. Unmarked. Very tight binding. No wear at all to the two-toned red cloth. Silver titles to the spine very bright. Gilt lion emblem to the lower fore-corner of the front board. We ship Worldwide, use both Canada Post and the United States Postal ... View more info

Dead Certainties: (Unwarranted Speculations)

By: SCHAMA, Simon

Price: $9.95

Publisher: U.S.A., Knopf: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 051170

ISBN: 0679402136

Condition: As New


An experiment in historical narration: two true "tales"--each involving a violent death, each linked to a great, tragic Boston dynasty, that of General James Wolfe, killed at the battle of Quebec in 1759 and the second, the death of George Parkman, eccentric Boston luminary. 333 pages, 1 unnumbered leaf of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 20 cm. Book is 'as new' - bright, clean, unmarked and quite fresh. The unclipped dustjacket is nearly similar with some m... View more info

Dead Certainties (Unwarrented Speculations)

By: SCHAMA, Simon

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A Knopf: 1991

Edition: First Ed

Seller ID: 1604

ISBN: 0394222202

Condition: Fine


An experiment in historical narration: two true "tales"--Each involving a violent death, each linked to a great, tragic Boston dynasty, that of General James Wolfe, killed at the battle of Quebec in 1759 and the second, the death of George Parkman, eccentric Boston luminary. Both tales are linked by the fate of the dynasty of the Parkmans of Boston and by Schama's sense of the irrecoverable distance between events and their narration, of the death of certainty. 3... View more info

Prins Bernhard

By: SCHENK, Dra. M. G. & SPAAN, J. B. Th.

Price: $6.50

Publisher: Utrecht, A. W. Bruna En Zoot:

Edition: Not Stated

Seller ID: 21405

Condition: Near Fine


Biography of the Prince Bernhard of the Netherlands. Undated [1970s?]. Dutch language text. 48pp text, 80pp high quality b&w photographs. Bright, clean copy with a tight, square binding. Light central crease to spine. Weight, 200g. We ship Worldwide, at cost, using both Canada Post and the United States Postal Service, and offer postal charges, at cost, without overcharging. Canadian domestic postal rates rise with weight, size and distance; Rates to the USA calculated b... View more info

Uncovering treasures from the earth : the life story of T.J. McQuillan

By: SCHNARE, Gordon I.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Armstrong, B. C., Gordon I. Schnare: 2009

Edition: First Paperback Edition

Inscription: Author Signed

Seller ID: 2427

ISBN: 0981313507

Condition: Near Fine


Biography describes the life and times of one of British Columbia's most successful Mining Prospectors - Thomas J. McQuillan. xvii, 431 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm. Signed by the author and dedicated to 'Bill' on the fpde. Notes by 'Bill' to the title page and to pV, and his address label to p193. Otherwise, very bright and clean interior. Tight, square binding, no spine creases. Bright, glossy wrappers. Near new appearance. Unpacked weight, 714g. We ship Worldw... View more info

S.W. Seventeen: A Prairie Girl Remembers

By: SCHROEDER, Carol

Price: $20.00

Publisher: USA, Trafford Publishing: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 33502

ISBN: 1412062977

Condition: As New


The author describes her life on a farm in Saskatchewan mainly from the 1940s through the 1960s. Wonderful domestic and family detail. iii, 252 p. : ill., facsims., ports. ; 28 cm. An 'as new' copy - bright, clean and unmarked still very fresh and tight. Unpacked weight, 609g. We ship Worldwide, at cost, using both Canada Post and the United States Postal Service, and offer postal charges, at cost, without overcharging. Canadian domestic postal rates rise with weight, si... View more info