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Caitlin: Life With Dylan Thomas

By: THOMAS, Caitlin; TREMLETT, George

Price: $9.50

Publisher: New York, Henry Holt & Co: 1987

Edition: First American Printing

Seller ID: 2374

ISBN: 080500369X

Condition: VG+


A raw, unsparing account of the marrioed life of Dylan and Caitlin Thomas. xii, 212pp, photo illustrated. Bright, clean, unmarked interior excepting a bookplate to the ffep.. Tight, square binding, no wear to the boards. Unclipped dustjacket is similar. Unpacked weight, 451g. 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, siz... View more info

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The wicked queen : the origins of the myth of Marie-Antoinette

By: THOMAS, Chantal: ROSE, Julie

Price: $9.95

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., Zone Books: 1999

Edition: First Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 040870

ISBN: 094229940X

Condition: As New


A type of Biography of Marie Antoinette, Queen consort of Louis XVI King of France [1755-1793], the 'history of the verbal and visual representations of Marie-Antoinette and the history of her mythification. 255pp, illustrated. An 'as new' copy - bright, fresh and unmarked with a tight, square binding and no creasing to the spine. We ship Worldwide, use both Canada Post and the United States Postal Service, and offer postal charges based on our actual costs, without o... View more info

Love and Work Enough: The Life of Anna Jameson

By: THOMAS, Clara

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Toronto, University of Toronto Press: 1978

Edition: Paperback Reprint of 1967

Seller ID: 040373

ISBN: 0802063462

Condition: VG+


Biography of British author, Anna Brownell Jameson [1794-1860], known to Canadians for her 1838 publication, 'Winter Studies and Summer Rambles in Canada'. 'Canadian University Paperbooks, 211'. xiv, 252 p., [2] leaves of plates : ill., ports. ; 23 cm. Bright, clean, unmarked interior. Tight, square binding, no spine creases. Bright, glossy wrappers showing slight edge wear. Unpoacked weight, 440g. We ship Worldwide, at cost, using both Canada Post and the United States ... View more info

Picasso; School of Paris

By: THOMAS, David

Price: $8.00

Publisher: London, Medici Society: 1974

Edition: Revised Edition of 1962

Seller ID: 2326

ISBN: 0855030321

Condition: About Fine


Interior pages are two hole punched and connected with a silk cord so that the plates can be removed. 16 pages, 7 color plates : illustrations. OCLC Number: 13653065. Bright, clean, unmarked copy with only minor signs of age/wear. Eligible for inexpensive Canada Post Lettermail rates within Canada, slightly more to the USA and other Countries. View more info

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The Secret Eye: The Journal of Ella Gertrude Clanton Thomas, 1848-1889 (Gender and American Culture)

By: THOMAS, Ella Gertrude Clanton

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Chapel Hill, The University of North Carolina Press: 1990

Edition: Second Printing of Trade Paperback

Seller ID: 2360

ISBN: 0807842737

Condition: Very Good


Edited by Virginia Ingraham Burr ; introduction by Nell Irvin Painter. The journal of Ella Gertrude Clanton Thomas, spanning the years from 1848 to 1889, herin abridged, is rare for its treatment of both the Civil War and postbellum years and for its candour and detail in treating these eras. Thomas, who was born to wealth and privilege and reared in the tradition of the southern belle, tells of the hard days of war and the poverty brought on by emancipation and Reconstr... View more info

The Yankee Marlborough

By: THOMPSON, REGINALD WILLIAM

Price: $13.50

Publisher: London, George Allen & Unwin: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 040873

Condition: Fine


'...a penetrating analytical study of Churchill'. OCLC Number: 3384843 . Description: 363 p. 23 cm. Bright, clean, unmarked copy, virtually fresh. Tight, square binding. Clean cloth showing no wear. Very nearly similar, unclipped dustjacket in brodart. Near new! 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 g unpacked. Canadian domestic postal rat... View more info

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Bear Child : the life and times of Jerry Potts

By: TOUCHIE, Rodger D.

Price: $7.95

Publisher: Victoria, B. C., Heritage House Publishing: 2005

Edition: New Edition

Seller ID: 1625

ISBN: 1894384636

Condition: As New


Jerry Potts (1840 - 1896), (also known as Ky-yo-kosi, meaning "Bear Child"), was an American - Canadian plainsman, buffalo hunter, horse trader, interpreter, and scout of Kainai (Blood) and Scots heritage. 336 pages : illustrations, maps ; 22 cm. An absolutley 'as new' copy - bright, fresh and unmarked in any way. Tight, square binding, no spine creases. Bright, glossy wrappers. We ship Worldwide, use both Canada Post and the United States Postal Service, and of... View more info

A Thousand Trails - Personal Journal of William Cameron Townsend 1917-1919 Founder of Wycliffe Bible Translators

By: TOWNSEND WSilliam Cameron; STEVENS, Hugh

Price: $9.00

Publisher: White Rock, B. C., CREDO Publishing Corp: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed By Hugh Stevens

Seller ID: 18945

ISBN: 0920479006

Condition: Fine


'A missionary story about Cam Townsend and his early days in Central America as a missionary. Later he was the founder of Wycliffe Bible Translators'. 224pp. Clean, unmarked copy. Signed by Hugh Stevens, the editor, on the ffep. Tight, square binding, no spine creases. Bright, glossy wrappers. Near new! Unpacked weight, 194g. View more info

The Biography of H.R.H. the Prince of Wales

By: TOWNSEND, W. and L.

Price: $8.95

Publisher: Macmillan, Toronto, 1929:

Seller ID: 4146


Biography of the Duke of Windsor in his earlier life and in his position as the Prince of Wales, heir to the British Throne. 1st Canadian printing, 8vo, 298pp, photo illus. HC in red cloth, gilt. No DJ. Clean, tight copy, VG, or better View more info

The Backwoods of Canada : Being Letters from the Wife of an Emigrant Officer, illustrative of the Domestic Economy of British America

By: TRAILL, Catherine Parr Strickland

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Toronto, Prospero Books: 2000

Edition: Facsimile Reprint

Seller ID: 21556

ISBN: 1552671437

Condition: As New


Facsimile reprint. Originally published: London : C. Knight, 1836. (The library of entertaining knowledge). A volume in the 'Prospero Canadian Collection'. 351 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm. Bright, clean and still fresh. Unmarked and 'as new'. 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 we... View more info

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The Honky Tonk Angels

By: TROTT, Walt

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Nashville, TN, Nova Books: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Six Autographs

Seller ID: 042789

ISBN: 0963268406

Condition: Fine


Subtitle on spine: The Kitty Wells-Johnny & Jack story. "A dual biography"-- to front cover. Foreword by Chet Atkins. 305 p. : ill. ; 23 cm. Multiple autographs on the title page - Kitty Wells, Johnny Wright, Bobby Wright and three others - for a total of six. Bright, fresh copy, about 'as new'. 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 weigh... View more info

A whoreson mad fellow (Charles Hippolyte Labussie`re) : an unconventional biography of an original man who at the risk of his life saved from the guillotine the stars of the Comedie Francaise and a great number of other Persons

By: TROWBRIDGE, W. R. H.

Price: $11.50

Publisher: London, Grayson & Grayson: 1933

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 22025

Condition: VG+


Biography of Charles Hippolyte Delpeuch de La Bussiere [1768-1808] French actor and 'enfant terrible', responsible for saving many persons from the guillotine. 275 pages, 8 leaves of plates : frontispiece, illustrations, portraits ; 22 cm. Very bright, clean interior, unmarked. Tight, square binding, sound hinges. Slight wear only to the black cloth. Unpacked weight, 605g. We ship Worldwide, at cost, using both Canada Post and the United States Postal Service, and offer ... View more info

It Happened on the White Pass: The Life and Times of a Narrow-Gage Railway Engineer

By: TRUE, J. D.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Whitehorse, YT, Northbush Publications: 1998

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 039793

ISBN: 1896079024

Condition: VG+


The author's account of his long career working on the White Pass & Yukon Railway in northern Canada. 107pp, illustrated. Bright, clean copy. Ink date to front endpaper otherwise unmarked. Tight, square binding, no spine creases. Almost 'as new'. Weight, 162g. Eligible for inexpensive Canada Post Lettermail rates within Canada, and to the USA and some other Countries. Image available. View more info

Interrupted Autobiography & Aurora

By: TUNNEY, Kieran

Price: $9.95

Publisher: London, Quartet Books: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 22252

ISBN: 0704327201

Condition: Fine


First part of an 'interrupted' autobiography of playwright and author, Kieran Tunney, plus, the full text of his landmark play, 'Aurora'. 154pp, photo illustrated. Bright, clean, unmarked copy with a sound binding. No wear to cloth. Dustjacket has very minor signs of use. Weight, 420g. We ship Worldwide 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, siz... View more info

Wings of the North

By: TURNER, Dick

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Saanichton, BC, Hancock House: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 047777

ISBN: 0919654614

Condition: About Fine


Life of bush pilot in Northwest Territories of Canada since 1958. 288 p. : ill. ; 22 cm. Book is bright and clean. Previous owner's name, address to the ffep - that of prominent B. C. Businessman S. G. Foord, founder of KalTire. Otherwise unmarked. Binding is tight and square and there is no wear to the cloth. Unclipped dustjacket is reasonably clean, but there is some rippling to the spine [water damage?], not affecting the book. Weight, 568g. View more info

Wings of the North

By: TURNER, Dick

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Saanichton, BC, Hancock House: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 048217

ISBN: 0919654614

Condition: VG+


Life of bush pilot in Northwest Territories of Canada since 1958. 288 p. : ill. ; 22 cm. Book is bright and clean. Previous owner's name, address to the ffep, otherwise unmarked. Binding is tight and square and there is no wear to the cloth. Unclipped dustjacket is reasonably clean, but there is some sun-darkening/rippling to the spine [not water damage], not affecting the book. Weight, 568g. View more info

Cowboys, Characters & Critters: The Life of the British Columbia Cowboy

By: TWAN, Liz

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Alkali Lake, B. C., Coyote Lake Publishing: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 19859

Condition: As New


A photographic essay with a focus on the everyday life of the ranch cowboys, many of whom are Esketemc First Nation cowboys. The ranch was sold to the Douglas Lake Cattle Company in April 2008. 96pp, full colour. An 'as new' copy - bright, clean and unmarked. Unpacked weight, 271g. Eligible for inexpensive Canada Post Lettermail rates to Canada and the USA ; other Countries somewhat more. View more info

Leonardo Da Vinci; The Tragic Pursuit of Perfection

By: VALLENTIN, Antonia

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Viking Press: 1938

Edition: First Edition in English

Seller ID: 16273

Condition: Fine


Biography of Leonardo da Vinci, 1452-1519. xii, 561pp, illustrated in color and in b&w. Translated from the German. CLC Number: 692247254. Hard to believe that this copy dates from 1938 - book is Fine, bright, clean and unmarked. Tight, square binding, sound hinges, no wear to the cloth. The unclipped dustjacket is also bright and clean but with edge wear, short closed tears, and a couple of tiny chips. We ship Worldwide, use both Canada Post and the United States Posta... View more info

Menno Simons: Places, Portraits and Progeny

By: VISSER, Piet; SPRUNGER, Mary

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Canada, Friesen's: 1996

Edition: First Canadian Edition

Seller ID: 045710

ISBN: 1550564625

Condition: As New


Chronological history of the life of Menno Simons [1496-1561], founder of the Mennonites with drawings & prints of him etc. 168 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm. Also published in a Dutch and German edition. A very bright, clean and unmarke copy, still fresh. Tight, square binding, no wear to the cloth. Similar, unclipped dustjacket. Unpacked weight, 1.031kg. We ship Worldwide, at cost, using both Canada Post and the United States Postal Service, and offer postal charges, a... View more info

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Stanley Kubrick, Director: A Visual Analysis

By: WALKER, Alexander; TAYLOR, Sybil; RUCHTI, Ulrich

Price: $15.00

Publisher: USA, W. W. Norton & Company: 2000

Edition: First Printing This Edition

Seller ID: 32097

ISBN: 0393321193

Condition: About 'As New'


'Kubrick fans everywhere will relish this as the definitive book on the Director'. Stanley Kubrick, 1928-1999. 376pp, profusely photo illustrated.Bright, clean, unmarked copy, both inside and outside. Tight, square binding, no spine creases. View more info