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Politicians of a Pioneering Province

By: WALKER, Russell R.

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Vancouver, Mitchell Press: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 21117

Condition: About Fine


An account of the politicians who dominated the early years of British Columbia. Signed by the author on the ffep. 246pp, photo illustrated in b&w. Bright, clean, unmarked copy with a sound binding. No wear to boards. Dustjacket is bright and clean but with a little edge wear and minor rubbing. Weight, 660g. View more info

Madame d'Youville: The Valiant Woman of Canada

By: WALMSLEY, Elizabeth

Price: $9.95

Publisher: London, Longmans Green: 1913

Seller ID: 21263

Condition: Good +


Article in a magazine entitled 'The Month', No. 591 [New series 201], Sept. 1913, pp285-295. Interior of magazine is bright and clean. binding is tight and square. Wraps are a little soiled and there is wear to spine. Weight, 210g. Ships via inexpensive Canada Post Lettermail. View more info

Gilbert Keith Chesterton

By: WARD, Maisie

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Sheed & Ward: 1943

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 2322

Condition: VG+


Gilbert Keith Chesterton, English writer, poet, philosopher, dramatist, journalist, orator, lay theologian, biographer, and literary and art critic. Chesterton is often referred to as the "prince of paradox". xv, 685pp, illustrated. OCLC Number:476660143. Bright, clean interior. Unmarked except for a small private library stamp to the foot of thee ffep. Bright, orange cloth boards are bright and clean, however the spine is sun-faded. Majotr parts of the original ... View more info

The Max Ward Story: A Bush Pilot in the Bureaucratic Jungle

By: WARD, Max

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Toronto, McClelland & Stewart: 1991

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 07754

ISBN: 0-7710-8302-5

Condition: Fine


Autobiography of Max Ward, the Canadian Bush Pilot who started Wardair, a successful, but now defunct, Airline Company. 342pp, photo illustrated, endpaper maps. Bright, clean copy, quite fresh. Small ink signature of a former owner to the top margin of the front endpaper. Otherwise unmarked. Unclipped dustjacket - near Fine. Unpacked weight, 691g. View more info

Stuck on an Island

By: WATSON, Jacqueline

Price: $14.00

Publisher: San Diego, CA, Author Published: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Dedicated Authors' Inscription & Signature

Seller ID: 566

Condition: Fine


Adventures of an American couple in the Canadian Gulf islands. 244pp, illustrations by Migs Russell Edwards. Dedication in the author's hand to friends on Salt Spring Island. This copy appears to be the first version with a spiral wire binding, printed in the USA in 1997. Illustration to the front wrapper in green ink. A Fine copy - 'as new'. Unpacked weight, 368g. We ship Worldwide, at cost, using both Canada Post and the United States Postal Service, and offer postal c... View more info

Great Bear: A Journey Remembered

By: WATT, Frederick B.

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Yellowknife, Outcrop Ltd.: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 30996

ISBN: 0-919315-00-3

Condition: About Fine


Story of the Great Bear mining Rush of the early 1930's - the discovery of pitchblende near Great Bear Lake in Canada's Northwest Territories. Signed by the author on the half title page. 228pp, photo illustrated, endpaper maps. Bright, clean copy with a sound binding. Gift inscription to head of htp, otherwise unmarked. Dustjacket has a little edge wear to extremities of spine. Weight, 570g. View more info

Webster!

By: WEBSTER, Jack

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Vancouver, BC, Canada, Douglas & McIntyre, Limited: 1990

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Inscription: Inscribed By the Author

Seller ID: 20920

ISBN: 0888947062

Condition: Fine


Autobiography of hard-hitting broadcaster from British Columbia, by way of Glasgow, Jack Webster. Boldly signed by Webster on the title page. 247pp, photo illustrated. Fine copy - bright and fresh - with a similar dustjacket. 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 570g unpacked. Canadian domestic postal rates rise with weight, size and dist... View more info

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The Medical Discoveries of Edward Bach, Physicin; What Flowers Do for the Human Body

By: WEEKS, Nora

Price: $6.00

Publisher: London, C. W. Daniel Co.: 1973

Seller ID: 051009

ISBN: 0852070012

Condition: VG+


Edward Bach [1886-1936], English doctor, homeopath, bacteriologist and spiritual writer, best known for developing a range of remedies called the Bach flower remedies, a form of alternative medicine inspired by classical homeopathic traditions. 141pp, photo frontis portrait, 2pp publisher's ads at rear. Bright, clean anmd unmarked with a tight, square binding, no wear to the cloth.. Unpacked weight, 195g. Eligible for inexpensive Canada Post Lettermail rates to Canada an... View more info

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Mistress of the Monarchy: The Life of Katherine Swynford, Duchess of Lancaster

By: WEIR, Alison

Price: $9.95

Publisher: New York, Ballantine Books: 2009

Edition: First US Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 041333

ISBN: 0345453239

Condition: Fine


Authoritative biography of Katherine Swynford, Duchess of Lancaster, the third wife of John of Gaunt, Duke of Lancaster, a son of King Edward III. She had been the Duke's lover for many years before their marriage. xxii, 392pp, colour illustrations. Bright, clean copy. Very tiny remainder mark to the bottom edge otherwise unmarked. Similar, unclipped dustjacket but with a 2cm closed split at the foot of the fold in the fore-edge of the front panel.. Unpcked weight, 750g... View more info

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One Writer's Beginnings (The William E. Massey Sr. Lectures in American Studies)

By: WELTY, Eudora

Price: $8.50

Publisher: USA, Harvard University Press: 2003

Edition: 20th Printing

Seller ID: 23731

ISBN: 0674639278

Condition: VG+


Three lectures at Harvard University in 1983. 104pp. Bright, clean, unmarked interior. No spine creases. Slight curl to fore-edge of front wrapper. Eligible for inexpensive Canada Post Lettermail rates within Canada, slightly more to the USA and other Countries. View more info

The Truth About Hollis: An Investigation

By: WEST, W. J.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, Duckworth: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 21292

ISBN: 0715622862

Condition: Near Fine


The author links Sir Roger Hollis, Director-General of MI5, to Communism and Communist agents. 230pp, photo illustrated. Bright, clean, unmarked copy with a sound binding and a similar, unclipped dustjacket. Weight, 550g. View more info

Spymaster; The Betrayal of MI5

By: WEST, William John

Price: $8.95

Publisher: New York, Wynwood Press: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 14701

ISBN: 0922066329

Condition: VG+


A corroboration of Peter Wright's espionage allegations against Sir Roger Hollis in the controversial study "Spycatcher" provides new evidence and information that links Hollis, the Director General of MI5, with accusations against him being a Soviet mole. 320 pages, [8] pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm. Book is bright, clean and unmarked. Old bookplate to the ffep. Tight,m square binding, sound hinges. Unclipped dustjacket is similar except that the spin... View more info

The Accidental Airline: Spilsbury's QCA

By: WHITE, Howard and SPILSBURY, Jim

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Madeira Park, Harbour Publishing: 1988

Edition: First Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 20449

ISBN: 0920080979

Condition: Almost Fine


The story of how an itinerant radio repairman accidentally started Queen Charlotte Airlines, Canada's largest bush flying outfit. 238pp, photo illus, diagrams, endpaper maps. Near Fine copy. Owner`s details to top margin of the half-title page, otherwise unmarked. Mint copy - bright and fresh. 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 590g unp... View more info

Skookum Jim : Native and Non-native Stories and Views about his Life and Times and the Klondike Gold Rush

By: WILKIE, Rab; SKOOKUM JIM FRIENDSHIP CENTRE

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Whitehorse, YT, YT Heritage Branch: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 041185

Condition: About Fine


'Keish', legally James Mason, best known by his nickname Skookum Jim Mason [1855-1916], was a member of the Tagish First Nation in what became the Yukon Territory of Canada. Credited with making the gold discovery at Discovery Claim that led to the Klondike Gold Rush. xiv, 229pp, photo illustrated, index. Prepared for Heritage Branch, Department of Tourism, Government of the Yukon by Rab Wilkie and the Skookum Jim Friendship Centre. A bright, clean, unmarked copy - about... View more info

Gau, Volk, and Reich: Friedrich Rainer and the Paradox of Austrian National Socialism

By: WILLIAMNS, Maurice

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Germany, Verlag des Geschichtsvereines fu¨r Ka¨rnten: 2005

Edition: Firsted

Inscription: Dedicated Authors' Inscription & Signature

Seller ID: 041031

ISBN: 3854541074

Condition: As New


Friedrich Rainer’s political careet offers a storybook example of the progress made by a young, ambitious, intelligent man who played his part in making the National Socialist system work. In his book, Professor Maurice Williams reconstructs the rise of a young man from the provinces to the highest echelons of Hitler’s Germany. . . A volume in the 'Archiv für vaterländische Geschichte und Topographie, 91'. Bd.Editors, Ulfried Burz and Claudia Fra¨ss-Ehrfeld. 31... View more info

Between the Lights

By: WILLIAMS, Ada

Price: $8.95

Publisher: London, J. M. Dent: 1952

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 20983

Condition: Good VG


Childhood reminiscences of life in England's West Country. Book is clean and bright. Old signature to ffep, otherwise unmarked. Minor wear to cloth at extremities. Dustjacket, in a ew brodart, is clean but with several small pieces missing - to extremities of spine and to top edge of back panel. 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 480g un... View more info

The Man for a New Country: Sir Matthew Baillie Begbie

By: WILLIAMS, David R.

Price: $9.50

Publisher: Sidney, Gray's Publishing: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 27158

ISBN: 0-88826-068-7

Condition: Near Fine


Biography of British Columbia's legendary 'Hanging Judge', the province's first judge, Sir Matthew Baille Begbie. 333pp, photo illustrated, endpaper maps. Clean, bright copy with sound binding. Previous owner has signed/dated twice. otherwise unmarked. No wear to the red cloth. Dustjacket shows some edge wear and rubbing to the rear panel. Weight, 770g. View more info

The Diary of Mary Louise Pickering-Thomson

By: WILLIAMSON, Norman - Editor

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Winnipeg, MB, N. J. Williamson: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 29233

ISBN: 0919213650

Condition: VG+


Scarce book! A diary kept from 1893 to 1967 by a girl / woman from Portage La Prairie, Manitoba. 185 pages, [1] leaf of plates : portraits ; 28 cm. A bright, clean, unmarked copy. Sound binding. Slight sun-fading to part of the front wrapper, otherwise Fine. Unpacked weight, 513g. View more info

Wilderness Journey: Reliving the Adventures of Canada's Voyageurs

By: WILSON, Ian & Sally

Price: $12.00

Publisher: West Vancouver, B. C., Gordon Soules Book Pub: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by both Authors

Seller ID: 1106

ISBN: 0919574742

Condition: As New


For one year, Ian and Sally Wilson travelled 3000 km by canoe and dog team, following the trading routes of Canada's voyageurs. Signed by both authors on the half-title page. 246 pages : illustrations (some color), maps ; 22 cm. Includes index. Text and photographs by Ian & Sally Wilson. An 'as new' copy - bright, fresh and unmarked. Unpacked weight, 364g. Ships within North America for $4.50-$6.50. More Overseas. View more info

May I talk to John Howard? : The Story of J.D. Hobden, a Friend to Prisoners

By: WILTON, Jean B.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Vancouver, Author Published: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Author Inscribed & Signed Copy

Seller ID: 15100

Condition: Fine


Prison reformers with particular reference to British Columbia sndd rev J. D. Hobden, founder of the John Howard society of British Columbia. By Jean B. Wilton ; [Forewords by J. Alex Edmison and Mervyn Davis ; artist, Michael J. Evans]. 241 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 21 cm. Long dedication and signature in the hand of the author, to the ffep. Otherwise unmarked. Very bright and clean with a tight, square binding. No wear to the maroon boards. Unpacked weight, 39... View more info