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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 (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

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Arnold: The Education of a Bodybuilder

By: SCHWARZENEGGER, Arnold; HALL, Douglas Kent

Price: $7.95

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster: 1993

Edition: 15th Fireside Printing

Seller ID: 1984

ISBN: 0671797484

Condition: Fine


The six-time winner of the Mr. Olympia title and star of "Pumping Iron" recounts his life and presents a program for successful body building. First published in 1977 by Simon and Schuster. 256 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm. A bright, clean copy ppears 'as new' but with a tiny black remainder 'dot' to the bottom edge. Glossy wrapper, no spine creasing. Unpacked weight, 451g. We ship Worldwide using both Canada Post and the United States Postal Service, and offer... View more info

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Not All of Us Were Brave

By: SCISLOWSKI, Stanley

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Toronto, Dundurn Press: 1997

Edition: First Trade Paper Printing

Seller ID: 23311

ISBN: 1550022989

Condition: VG+


Perth Regiment, 11th Infantry Briugade, 5thCanadian Armoured Division. The 'author was in battle with The Perth Regiment from January 1943 until he was injured in January 1944. It is very readable narrative, rich in personal detail. Thankfully, it avoids the unit-level, micro-details of battle which frequently makes war memoirs read like an Ikea instruction manual....' [Goodreads treview]. 368pp, 16pp photo plates, Clean, unmarked interior. Ownership label of a well-know... View more info

Robert the Bruce, King of Scots

By: SCOTT, Ronald McNair

Price: $7.50

Publisher: U.S.A., Peter Bedrick Books: 1989

Edition: First American Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 21192

ISBN: 0872263207

Condition: About Fine


Ronald McNair Scott recounts the story of one of the most remarkable and admirable medieval kings, from when Robert the Bruce had himself crowned King of Scots at Scone to his death, when his faithful follower, the legendary 'Black' Douglas, bore his heart in a silver casket to the Holy Land... xviii, 253 pages : maps, plans, genealogical tables ; 24 cm. Interior of the book is bright and clean. Unmarked, except for a name in ink to the htp. Tight, square binding, no cre... View more info

Scotto : More Than a Diva

By: SCOTTO, Renata; ROCA, Octavio

Price: $9.50

Publisher: New York, NY, U.S.A., Doubleday Publishing: 1984

Edition: Firts Edition

Seller ID: 20845

ISBN: 038518039X

Condition: Near Fine


Biography of Renata Scotto, leading operatic singer. 245pp, photo illustrated. Bright, clean, unmarked copy with a sound binding. No wear to boards. Remainder spray to bottom edge. Dustjacket is nearly similar. 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 520g unpacked. Canadian domestic postal rates rise with weight, size and distance; Rates to t... View more info

Out West

By: SECRETAN, James H. E.

Price: $29.95

Publisher: Ottawa, Esdale Press: 1910

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 21176

Condition: About VG


Character sketches of real characters in Canada's West and in the Yukon Gold Rush. Unpaginated, photo illustrated. Bright, clean interior. Rubber-stamp name to ffep and ink signature to next [blank] page. Binding is sound, no damage to hinges. Minor wear to navy cloth. Weight, 330g. View more info

Steinway & Sons 150th Anniversary Commemorative Publication

By: SEEGER, Erid H. - Editor

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Tampa, FL, Steinway & Sons. -Faircount LLC: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 23303

Condition: VG+


History of Steinway & Sons, manufacturers of Pianofortes, to commemorate the 150th Anniversary of the founding of the firm.. 256 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), portraits ; 28 cm. Includes advertisments. Bright, clean and unmarked copy. Slight wear to some exterior edges. 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 700g unpacked. Canadia... View more info

Success Magazine: June 1924

By: SEELEY, Walter Hoff - Editor

Price: $19.95

Publisher: New York, Success Magazine Corporation: 1924

Edition: Vol. VIII, No. 6

Seller ID: 29275

Condition: Solid VG


Single Issue of 'Success Magazine' for June of 1924. The magazine is full of true stories of successful Americans - famous and obscure - and stories of achievment. 128pp, photo illustrated, advertising. Clean, bright, unmarked interior. Bright, colorful wrappers show only slight soiling. Sligh wear to spine, and a tight and square binding. We ship Worldwide, use both Canada Post and the United States Postal Service, and offer postal charges based on our actual costs,... View more info

Success Magazine: June 1925

By: SEELEY, Walter Hoff - Editor

Price: $19.95

Publisher: New York, Success Magazine Corporation: 1925

Edition: Vol. IX, No. 6

Seller ID: 29276

Condition: Solid VG


Single Issue of 'Success Magazine' for June of 1925. The magazine is full of true stories of successful Americans - famous and obscure - and stories of achievment. 136pp, photo illustrated, advertising. Clean, bright, unmarked interior. Bright, colorful wrappers show only slight soiling. Slight wear to spine, with a tight and square binding. We ship Worldwide, use both Canada Post and the United States Postal Service, and offer postal charges based on our actual costs... View more info

Success Magazine: July 1925

By: SEELEY, Walter Hoff - Editor

Price: $19.95

Publisher: New York, Success Magazine Corporation: 1925

Edition: Vol. IX, No. 7

Seller ID: 29277

Condition: Solid VG


Single Issue of 'Success Magazine' for June of 1925. The magazine is full of true stories of successful Americans - famous and obscure - and stories of achievment. 136pp, photo illustrated, advertising. Clean, bright, unmarked interior. Bright, colorful wrappers show only slight soiling. Slight wear to spine, with a tight and square binding. We ship Worldwide, use both Canada Post and the United States Postal Service, and offer postal charges based on our actual costs... View more info

The Buildings of Samuel MacLure: In Search of Appropriate Form

By: SEGGER, Martin

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Victoria, BC, Sono Nis Press: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Author Signed Copy

Seller ID: 043641

ISBN: 0919203760

Condition: Fine


Samuel Maclure [1860-1929] headed British Columbia's largest domestic architectural practice for over 30 years. His clients included those domineering figures whose imagination, vision and rapacity set the province's economic, political and cultural history on a course which is still recognizable today. Includes a complete 'catalogue raissone' of over 450 architectural designs and commissions, 1889-1929. 274 pages : illustrations (some color), index, bibliography ; 29 cm... View more info

The Spy Who Wasn't Caught: The Story of Julius Silber

By: SETH, Ronald

Price: $18.00

Publisher: London, Robert Hale: 1966

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 21207

Condition: Near Fine


Story of the German Spy who worked for British Postal Censorship during the First World War. 189pp Bright, clean, unmarked copy with a sound binding. No appreciable wear to cloth. Dustjacket is also quite bright and clean but with a little edge wear and a tear to fore-edge fold on back panel. Weight, 400g. View more info