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I Like British Columbia

By: CASH, Gwen

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Toronto, Macmillan: 1938

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Presentation Copy from the Author

Seller ID: 22261

Condition: About Very Good


The author, a one-time Vancouver newspaperwoman, reminisces on British Columbia. Large, bold presentation inscrption to ffep, in the hand of the author, made out to Victomtesse de la Jarrie. 192pp, illustrated by J. M. Donald. Interior is bright, clean and unmarked. Minor wear to blue cloth boards. Sound binding. Weight, 510g. We ship Worldwide using both Canada Post and the United States Postal Service, and offer postal charges, at cost, without overcharging. Canadian ... View more info

A.J. Casson, My Favorite Watercolours 1919 to 1957

By: CASSON, A. J.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Canada, Canada: Cerebrus/Prentice Hall: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 041916

ISBN: 0920016138

Condition: Fine


Alfred Joseph Casson [1898-1992], youngest member of the Group of Seven. Known for his landscapes, forests and farms of Ontario. 142pp, chiefly pictorial with explanatory text. All full-page illustrations in colour, smaller illustrations in b&w. Foreword by Paul Duval.Book is very bright and clean and is unmarked. Binding is tight and square, hinges sound, no wear to the cloth. The unclipped dustjacket is also bright and clean but with a few short edge tears and a couple... View more info

Excuse us! Herr Schicklgruber : a memoir of an officer who commanded an infantry company of the Royal Winnipeg Rifles (Canadian Army) in Normandy

By: CHADDERTON, H. Clifford

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Ottawa, War Amputations of Canada: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1589

ISBN: 0973512024

Condition: Near Fine


Memoir of a Canadian soldier in WWII and some of his comrades. vii, 184, 3 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm. Laid-in are three pages of Press Information. On the verso of the front wrapper is pasted a small label with a note from the author. The signatue on this label appears to be printed, NOT holographic. Clean, unmarked copy with a tight, square binding, no spine creases. We ship Worldwide, use both Canada Post and the United States Postal Service, and offer postal cha... View more info

Cloud and water : a 50 year anniversary photobiography of Master Hsing Yun

By: CHANG, Ju - Editor

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Taibei, Taiwan, Fo Guang Shan Religions Affairs Committee: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 044248

Condition: Fine


The 50 year Anniversary Book for Master Hsing Yun's endeavors in Dharma propagation. Chinese language text - some text in English. 647 p. : chiefly ill. (some col.), ports. ; 38 cm. + 1 CD-ROM (12 cm). Editor - Ju Chang ; pictures - Yung Lui ; translator - Miao Guang ; Chinese editor - Man Yi. A massive, impressive biography of an important Buddhist priest from Taiwan, Repoublic of China. Very high quality production values. Book - in pristine condition - is nestled in ... View more info

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Mao: The Unknown Story

By: CHANG, Jung; HALLIDAY, Jon

Price: $17.50

Publisher: London, Jonathan Cape: 2005

Edition: Fourth Printing

Seller ID: 22306

ISBN: 0224071262

Condition: As New


The book is full of startling revelations, exploding the myth of the Long March, and showing a completely unknown Mao: he was not driven by idealism or ideology; his intimate and intricate relationship with Stalin went back to the 1920s, ultimately bringing him to power; he welcomed Japanese occupation of much of China; and he schemed, poisoned and blackmailed to get his way". Short-listed for British Book Awards: History Book of the Year 2006. 814 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.... View more info

Where the Lardeau River Flows

By: CHAPMAN, Peter

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Victoria, Province of British Columbia, Ministry of Provincial Secretary and Govt. Services, Provincial Archives: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 23876

ISBN: 0771882483

Condition: Near Fine


Sound Heritage Series Number 32. Local history of the Lardeau-Duncan sub-region of the West Kootenays of British Columbia. 84pp, photo illustrated. Bright, clean copy. Unmarked. Tight binding, no spine creases or wear. Unpacked weight, 280g. Ships within North America, in card sleeve, for $4.50-$6.50 depending on location. Overseas - shipping at cost. Image available. View more info

Count Von Moltke

By: CHAPPEL, Alonzo

Price: $6.00

Publisher: New York, Johnson, Wilson & Co.: 1874

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 20456

Condition: About Fine


Engraving of the great Prussian General and Strategist, Count Helmuth Karl Bernhard Von Moltke [1800-1891]. Taken from the 'Portrait Gallery of Eminent Men and Women with Biographies, by E. A. Duyckinck, New York, 1874'. Near Fine copy, with biography. Black & White. No foxing, generous margins. Weight, 20g. View more info

Henry VII

By: CHRIMES, S. B.

Price: $13.50

Publisher: USA, University of California Press: 1992

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 21861

ISBN: 0520022661

Condition: Fine


Biography of the first Tudor monarch in England, Henry VII [1457-1509]. xv, 373pp, illustrated, index. Very attractive copy - bright, clean and still fresh. Unmarked. No wear to the cloth. Unpacked weight, 828g 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 by weight alone as per... View more info

Gopher Gold: A Collection of Short Stories

By: CHRISTENSON, B. &. B.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Vanguard, Sask, B & B Christenson: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Authors Signed Copy

Seller ID: 2251

ISBN: 0968751504

Condition: As New


Stories and anecdotes of pioneer farm life in southern Saskatchewan. Signed by the authors on the title page. 251 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm. Bright, fresh, unmarked copy. 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.380 g unpacked. Canadian domestic postal rates rise with weight, size and distance; Rat... View more info

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Battle Ready

By: CLANCY, Tom; ZINNI, Tony; KOLTZ, Tony

Price: $99.00

Publisher: New York, NY, U.S.A., Putnam Publishing Group, The: 2004

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 20837

ISBN: 0399151761

Condition: As New


Life and carreer of Marine General Tony Zinni, blended with recent American Military history, insights into leadership etc. 450pp. Mint copy, 'as new'. Weight, 760g. View more info

Only the Lonely: Life and Artistic Legacy of Roy Orbison

By: CLAYSON, Alan

Price: $12.00

Publisher: UK, Sidgwick & Jackson Ltd: 1989

Edition: Second Reprint of 1989

Seller ID: 24194

ISBN: 0283998970

Condition: Near Fine


First biography of Roy Orbison since his death in 1988. 198pp, photo illustrated, extensive discography. Bright, clean copy, bright, white pages, unmarked. Tight, square binding, sound hinges. No wear to the cloth. The unclipped dustjacketshows some minor wear. Unpacked weight, 556g. View more info

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Chronicle of the Pharaohs: The Reign-By-Reign Record of the Rulers and Dynasties of Ancient Egypt With 350 Illustrations 130 in Color (Chronicles)

By: CLAYTON, PeterA.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: UK, Thames & Hudson: 2001

Edition: Second Printing of 1994 Edition

Seller ID: 27951

ISBN: 0500050740

Condition: Fine


The essential dual-purpose handbook to ancienr Egypt - a highly readable popular history - a unique reference work. 224pp. : profusely illustrated. ; 26 cm. An 'as new' copy - bright, fresh and unmarked. Similar unclipped dustjacket in brodart. 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 1kg unpacked. Canadian domestic postal rates rise with wei... View more info

The Nicola Valley in Review

By: CLEASBY, Henry Standley

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Merritt, BC, The Merritt Herald: 1977

Edition: Third Printing of 1958

Seller ID: 047690

Condition: Fine


Collection of short pieces on the history of the Nicola Valley, in Southern British Columbia. First published in 1958, intended to be the first of two volumes. Only this one was ever poublished. 52pp, author's portrait at front. Bright, clean and unmarked, 'as new'. Weight, 50g. Inexpenssive Lettermail postage applies. View more info

My Thoughts Were on the Land: Autobiography of Fred Clement, Virgil, Ontario [1884- ]

By: CLEMENT, Frederick Moore

Price: $9.50

Publisher: White Rock, BC, Author Published: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Presentation Copy from the Author

Seller ID: 22455

Condition: Very Good


Autobiography of a Professor, and Dean of Agriculture from the University of British Columbia. Signed by him under the frontis portrait, and, inscribed by him to a former student, on the htp. 43pp, photo illustrated. Bright, clean copy other than minor soiling to foot of front wrap. Sound, stapled binding. Weight, 165g. Ships via inexpensive Canada Post Lettermail. Postage $4.00 to 6.00 within North America, in card sleeve. Enquire for rates to the Rest of the World. We ... View more info

Peter Skene Ogden and the Hudson's Bay Company (American Exploration & Travel)

By: CLINE, Gloria Griffen

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Norman, OK, University of Oklahoma Press: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 34213

ISBN: 0806110732

Condition: Fine


A volume in the 'American Exploration and Travel' series. Biography of North American fur trader, Canadian-born Peter Skene Ogden (1790-1854). xv, 279 pages illustrations 23 cm. A very bright, very clean copy, almost 'as new'. Similar, unclipped dustjacket excepting a .5" closed tear to the top edge of the front panel. Very attractive copy. We ship Worldwide, use both Canada Post and the United States Postal Service, and offer postal charges based on our actual cos... View more info

Jackie Cochran: An Autobiography

By: COCHRAN, Jacqueline; BRINLEY, Maryann Bucknum

Price: $11.00

Publisher: New York, Bantam: 1987

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 32727

ISBN: 055305211X

Condition: Fine


Jacqueline Cochran (1906 - 1980) was a pioneer in the field of American aviation and one of the most prominent racing pilots of her generation. She was an important contributor to the formation of the wartime Women's Auxiliary Army Corps (WAAC) and Women Airforce Service Pilots (WASP) [Wikipedia]. 358pp, photo illustrated. An almost 'as new' copoy - bright, clean and unmarked. Tight, square binding, sound hinges, no wear to the cloth. The price-clipped dustjacket is sim... View more info

The Wilderness Told Me

By: COCHRAN, Lutie Ulrich

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Quesnel, BC, Aveline Moffat Hill: 1971

Edition: Second Prnting

Seller ID: 22824

Condition: About Very Good


An account of the author's life in the British Columbia wilderness. 150pp, photo illustrated, illustrated endpapers. Photo of the author, with explanation, taped to front, blank endpaper. generally, a clean interior. Sound, tight binding. Very minor soiling to green cloth but very little wear. Weight, 360g. 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 po... View more info

The Wilderness Told Me

By: COCHRAN, Lutie Ulrich

Price: $9.50

Publisher: Quesnel, BC, Aveline Moffat Hill: 1978

Edition: Third Printing, Trade Paper Edition

Seller ID: 048041

Condition: VG+


An account of the author's life in the British Columbia wilderness. 150pp, photo illustrated. Clean, bright interior. Sound, tight binding. Only very light wear present. Weight, 282g. 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 by weight alone as per the USPS. World rates bas... View more info

Rumours of Glory

By: COCKBURN, Bruce

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Toronto, HarperCollins Publishers: 2014

Edition: First Canadian Printing

Seller ID: 2240

ISBN: 1443415901

Condition: As New


Cockburn's life has been shaped by politics, protest, romance and spiritual discovery. For more than five decades he has toured the globe, visiting such far-flung places as Guatemala, Mali, Mozambique, Afghanistan and Nepal, performing and speaking out on diverse issues, from native rights and land mines to the environment and Third World debt. His journeys have been reflected in his music and evolving styles: folk, jazz, blues, rock and worldbeat. . . 530pp, photo plate... View more info

Fragile Edge

By: COFFEY, Maria

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Chatto & Windus: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Dedicated Inscription from the Author

Seller ID: 040872

ISBN: 0701134070

Condition: Fine


Autobiography of British mountaineer, Maria Coffey and the story of her adventures in China and Tibet retracing the stpes of her lost husband. 183 p., [8] p. of plates : ill. ; 24 cm. Dedicated presentation inscription in the hand of Coffey to the tp. Bright, clean, unmarked copy with a similar, unclipped 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. Th... View more info