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Crazy Man's Creek

By: BOUDREAU, Jack

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Prince George, B. C., Caitlin Press Inc.: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 29293

ISBN: 0920576710

Condition: Near New


Long recognized as some of the roughest bush in British Columbia, it was home to many trappers and hunters who travelled the Fraser River and the Grand Trunk Railway to lose themselves in the bush. xii, 196 pages : illustrations, maps, portraits ; 22 cm. Includes index. THis appears appera 'as new' except for a previous owner's details to the htp. Rest of book is bright, fresh and unmarked. Tight, square binding, no spine creases. Unpacked weight, 301g. View more info

Extraordinary life of Marie Louise Brault

By: BOUHIER, Louis

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Montreal, The Joliet Institute Reg'd: 1941

Edition: First Edition Canadian edition

Seller ID: 978

Condition: Near Fine


Translation of 'Une´ mystique Canadienne, vie extraordinaire de Madame Brault, 1856-1910; ses lettres'. Text of letters, p. 135-304. xiii, 306 pages illustrations, portraits; 24 cm. Translated from 2d ed., as rev. and corr., by W.S. Reilly. Bright, clean, unmarked interior. Tight, square binding, sound hinges. Slight wear to thecorner-tips of the head of the spine otherwise about Fine. Bright, gilt titles. Unpacked weight, 521g. View more info

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Extraordinary Canadians: Louis Riel and Gabriel Dumont: A Penguin Lives Biography

By: BOYDEN, Joseph

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Toronto, Penguin Canada: 2010

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 1443

ISBN: 0670066710

Condition: As New


"Louis Riel is regarded by some as a hero and visionary, by others as a madman and misguided religious zealot. The Me´tis leader who fought for the rights of his people against an encroaching tide of white settlers helped establish the province of Manitoba before escaping to the United States. Gabriel Dumont was a successful hunter and Me´tis chief, a man tested by warfare, a pragmatist who differed from the devout Riel". A volume in the series - 'Extraordinary... View more info

Memories : RCAF 1941-1945

By: BRACKEN, DFC, H. Dal

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Vernon, BC, Kettle Valley Pub.: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Dedicated Author's Inscription and Signature

Seller ID: 052354

ISBN: 0968791743

Condition: As New


Memoir from a Canadian Bomber Piolt in the Royal Canadian Air Force during WWII. 190 pages : illustrations, map, portraits ; 26 cm. Dedicated inscription and signature from th author on the title page. A 'mint' copy, 'as new' - bright, fresh and unmarked. 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 550g. Canadian domestic postal rates rise with w... View more info

Rex Brandt a Portfolio of Recent Works Commemorating the First 25 Years of the Brandt Workshop at Corona Del Mar

By: BRANDT, Rex; MULLER, Jerome K.

Price: $29.50

Publisher: Santa Ana, CA, Lithographed by Unicorn Press: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Dedicated Authors' Inscription & Signature

Seller ID: 040876

Condition: Near Fine


Edited & designed by Jerome K. Muller. 32 unnumbered pages illustrations (some color) 32 cm. One page essay by Brandt and his wife Joan; two page essay "Comments by the Artist"; three page biographical summary by Muller. Signed by Brandt on the title page with a further dedication to a fan below. An edition of 1500 Lithographed by Unicorn Press. Bright, clean and unmarked. Tight, stapled binding, bright, clean illustrated wrappers. Superior copy. Unpacked weight... View more info

Browsing in Britain

By: BRAY, G. Peters

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Vancouver, Author Published: 1955

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 21226

Condition: About Fine


An account of Canadians travel in Britain in the early-mid 1950s. Previous published as a series of articles in the 'Vancouver New Herald'. 146pp, errata slip pasted to rear endpaper. Tip of htp clipped, otherwise no defects. Book is bright and clean. binding is sound. Dustjacket has minor edge wear and darkening to spine. Weight, 320g. View more info

Breaking Prairie Sod : the Story of a Pioneer Preacher in the Eighties : with a Discussion on the Burning Question of to-day, "Shall the alien go?"

By: BRIDGMAN, Capt. Wellington

Price: $14.50

Publisher: Toronto, Musson: 1920

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 040797

Condition: Solid VG


Pioneer years of a Methodist preachers, later an Army chaplin in WWI. OCLC Number: 21180867. xv, 265 p., [6] leaves of plates : ports. ; 20 cm. Introduction by J.E. Hughson. Clean interior, no foxing. Previous owners' details to the front endpapers otherwise unmarked. Tight, square binding. Virtually no wear to the red cloth, with gilt titles, showing only a very little soiling. Weight, 457g. We ship Worldwide, at cost, using both Canada Post and the United States Postal... View more info

Timeless Trails to the Yukon

By: BROWN, Dolores Cline

Price: $9.50

Publisher: Surrey, B. C., Hancock House Pub Ltd: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 24255

ISBN: 0888394845

Condition: VG+


The author moved to the Yukon in 1953 to accompany her new husband, a Hunting Guide, Outfitter and Trapper. 183 pages : color illustrations, portraits ; 22 cm. Externall - almost as new; Internally a wee bit of soiling to the fore edge. Unmarked. No spine creases. Weight, unpacked, 301g. Many items under 500g qualify for inexpensive Lettermail Rates within Canada. Items under 250g qualify for similar rates to the USA. View more info

My Rural Roots : a Life Story

By: BROWN, Richard C.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: [Ontario, Canada], Author Published: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Dedicated Authors' Inscription & Signature

Seller ID: 050742

Condition: VG+


Author and Family history of Richard C. Brown born near Hamilton, Ontario, 1931. In the author's hand at the top margin pof the title page is written - 'To Donna, This is right out of the horse's mouth! Richard'. 102 pages : illustrations, genealogical table, portraits. OCLC Number: 317926616. Clean, unmarked copy with a sound binding. View more info

Tramp Royal

By: BRUCE, Michael

Price: $8.00

Publisher: London, Pan Books: 1957

Edition: First Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 524

Condition: VG+


Biography of Sir Michael William Selby Bruce, 11th Baronet (1894 - 1957), adventurer, author and soldier. Great Pan GP62. Originally published 1954 by Elek Books. 252 pages, [4] pages of plates : illustrations, map ; 18 cm. OCLC Number: 150572141. Vintage paperback with great front cover artwork in mint condition. Bright and clean. Faint spine creasing. Unpacked weight, 137g. Image available on request. May be eligible for inexpensive Canada Post Lettermail rates within ... View more info

Up Your Nass

By: BRYANT, Elvira C.

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Canada, Author Published: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Dedicated Authors' Inscription & Signature

Seller ID: 2337

ISBN: 096817650X

Condition: About 'As New'


The author's biography covering the five years thzt she was an intermediate teacher and principal at Nass River Elementrary School. Dedicated, signed inscription by the author to the half-title page. 197pp, illustrated. An 'as new' copy - bright, fresh and unmarked with a tight, square binding, no creases to the spine. 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... View more info

Atlantic High : a Celebration

By: BUCKLEY, William F., Jr.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Nortwalk, CT, Easton Press: 1987

Edition: Easton Press Edition of

Seller ID: 043778

Condition: Fine


Atlantic High is ostensibly the tale of Buckley's 1980 voyage across the Atlantic Ocean, a recond of Buckley's meditations on the pleasures of sailing and the importance of good company. xvi, 261 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; fixed silk page marker; blue silk moire endpapers. 25 cm. Text bloc is bright, clean and unmarked. Binding is tight and square. Light stains to the top edge of the moire silk endpapers not affecting any other parts of th... View more info

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Edward Elgar, the Record of a Friendship

By: BURLEY, Rosa and CARRUTHERS, Frank C.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: London, Barrie & Jenkins: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 21095

ISBN: 0214654109

Condition: Near Fine


Biography of Edward Elgar by his long-time friend, Rosa Burley. 211pp, two photo illustrations, illustrated endpapers. Bright, clean copy with a sound binding. Ink name to lower margin of front endpaper. Dustjacket has only very minor edge wear to top. 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 420g unpacked. Canadian domestic postal rates rise... View more info

Mexican Cavalcade

By: CAMPBELL, H. Murray

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Mexico, Editorial Cultura: 1952

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 11180

Condition: VG+


Autobiography of a prominent British businessman who lived and worked in Mexico from 1908-1952. Covers Mexican history through this fascinating period of its history. English text. 324pp. Bright, clean copy with a sound binding. Blue cloth boards are very clean and bright . Lower corner of front board is bumped. Dustjacket, in brodart, is very clean and bright with a little edge wear and some fading to the spine. View more info

The Lives of the Chief Justices of England. From the Norman Conquest till the Death of Lord Tenterden ; 4 Volume Set

By: CAMPBELL, John Lord

Price: $195.00

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1874

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 049010

Condition: VG+


Set of four volumes in leather. Gilt crests of Trinity College, Cambridge to both boards of all volumes. Five raised bands to the spine with decorations to each panel. OCLC Number: 2531899. Marbled endpapers and page edges. Presentation label from Trinity College, Cambridge to the front endpaper of Volume 1, as a First Prize in aspects of Law. Private bookplates to the front pde of Vols 2, 3 & 4. All bindings are sound. Leather shows minor wear in a few places. Enquire f... View more info

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The Science of Leonardo: Inside the Mind of the Great Genius of the Renaissance

By: CAPRA, Fritjof

Price: $9.95

Publisher: New York, Doubleday: 2007

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 040167

ISBN: 0385513909

Condition: As New


'Bestselling author Fritjof Capra reveals Leonardo's artistic approach to scientific knowledge and his organic and ecological worldview' [Goodreads]. xx + 329 pp.; ill.; bibl.; index. An 'as new' copy in a similar, unclipped dustjacket - bright, fresh, unmarked. 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 715g unpacked. Canadian domestic posta... View more info

Carlyle's Oliver Cromwell, with a Selection from His Letters and Speeches

By: CARLYLE, Thomas

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, Hutchinson & Co.: 1905

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 21287

Condition: Very Good


An abridged edition edited by Edgar Sanderson. 382pp, frontis portrait. Interior is clean, binding is sound. Very minor wear only to red cloth. Gilt titles and considerable decoration to spine. A little fading to parts of cloth. Solid, sound copy. Weight, 350g. View more info

Foreign Devils Had Light Eyes: A Memoir of Shanghai, 1933-1939

By: CARNEY, Dora Sanders

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Toronto, Virgo Press: 1981

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 18637

ISBN: 0888930240

Condition: About 'As New'


An account of the author's 7 years living, marrying and raising a family in the Shanghai of the International Settlement of the 1930s. Afterword by the author's daughter, Pat Carney, MP & now Senator. 256pp, photo illustrated. Bright, clean copy with a tight, square binding. About 'as new'. Weight, 470g. 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 posta... View more info

Daniel O'Connell: Likeness from the latest Portrait from Life.

By: CARRICK, T.

Price: $7.95

Publisher: New York, Johnson & Miles: 1874

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 20451

Condition: About Fine


Engraving of the great Irish patriot and political leader, Daniel O'Connell [1775-1847]. Taken from the 'Portrait Gallery of Eminent Men and Women with Biographies, by E. A. Duyckinck, New York, 1874'. Mint copy, with biography. Black & White. No foxing, generous margins. Weight, 30g. View more info

The Tomb of Tutankhamen

By: CARTER, Howard

Price: $14.50

Publisher: New York, Dutton: 1972

Edition: First Dutton Printing of 1954 Original

Seller ID: 046220

ISBN: 0525220801

Condition: Fine


A shortened version of the 3-v. work entitled: 'The tomb of Tut-ankh-Amen', originally published 1923-33. Includes bibliographical references. 236 pages : 17 color plates and 65 monochrome illustrations and 2 appendices ; 26 cm. Book is virtually 'as new' - bright, fresh and unmarked. Price-clipped dustjacket is bright and clean with only minor wear. We ship Worldwide, use both Canada Post and the United States Postal Service, and offer postal charges based on our act... View more info