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The Life of Dylan Thomas

By: FITZGIBBON, Constance

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown & Co: 1965

Edition: Book Club Edition

Seller ID: 041514

Condition: Fine


Dylan Marlais Thomas (1914 -1953) was a Welsh poet and writer. viii, 375pp, photo illustrations.Bright, clean, unmarked interior. Tight, square binding. No wear to the cloth. Bright, clean dustjacket with just a 1cm closed edge tear to the top of the rear panel. No indications of a BOMC edition except possible the paper used. Unpacked weight, 566g. We ship Worldwide, at cost, using both Canada Post and the United States Postal Service, and offer postal charges, at cost... View more info

Grand Bank Soldier: The War Letters of Lance Corporal Curtis Forsey

By: FORSEY, Curtis; RIGGS, Bert

Price: $9.90

Publisher: St. Johns, NFLD., Flanker Press: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by the Editor

Seller ID: 21855

ISBN: 1897317158

Condition: As New


The World War I letters of Lance Corporal Curtis Forsey [1895-1993], British Army, Royal Newfoundland Regiment. Signed by the editor on the title page. A 'mint' copy - bright, fresh and unmarked. Tight, square binding, no spine creasing. Weight, 300g. Lettrmail. View more info

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A Life on the Fringe : Memoirs of Eugene Forsey

By: FORSEY, Eugene

Price: $7.95

Publisher: Don Mills, ON, Canada, Oxford University Press: 1991

Edition: First Trade Paperback Printing

Seller ID: 21097

ISBN: 0195408683

Condition: As New


Memoirs of Canadian politician and public servant, Eugene Forsey. 241pp, photo illustrated. Bright, clean, unused copy. Never fully opened - no creases to spine. 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 400g unpacked. Canadian domestic postal rates rise with weight, size and distance; Rates to the USA calculated by weight alone as per the USP... View more info

Beloved Emma: The Life of Emma, Lady Hamilton

By: FRASER, Flora

Price: $8.50

Publisher: UK, Papermac: 1999

Edition: Later Edition of Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 20355

ISBN: 0333783204

Condition: As New


An account of the life of Lady Hamilton [1765-1815], Lord Nelson's lover.Originally published: Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 1986. xii, 410 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations, 1 map, portraits ; 22 cm. An 'as new' copy - very bright and fresh with a tight, square binding and an uncreased spine. Unpacked weight, 539g. We ship Worldwide, use both Canada Post and the United States Postal Service, and offer postal charges based on our actual costs, without overcharging. ... View more info

The Silence of the North

By: FREDRICKSON, Olive A.; EAST, Ben

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Crown Publishers: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 33455

Condition: Fine


East, a veteran outdoors writer, chronicles Fredrickson's incredible life of adventure in the Arctic wilderness--from the time she witnessed her mother's death at age nine through her marriage to a trapper to her desperate fight to survive after his death. 209 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.Bright, clean, unmarked copy. Tight, square binding, no wear to the grey cloth. The Unclipped dustjacket has a sun-faded spine, slight edge wear, and a small chip lost from gthe botto... View more info

Never Chop Your Rope: A story of British Columbia logging and the people who logged.

By: GARNER, Joe

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Nanaimo, Cinnibar Press: 1988

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 1985

ISBN: 0969134347

Condition: VG+


23 short portraits of people central to the logging industry in B.C. over the years. 2nd printing, stiff wrappers, 8vo, 279pp, photo illustrated, folding plate at back. Bright, clean copy overall. Previous owner's name to the htp, otherwise unmarked, still quite fresh. Tight, square binding, central crease to spine. Unpacked weight, 454g. View more info

Never Fly Over an Eagle's Nest. A True Story of Courage and Survival during British Columbia's Early Years

By: GARNER, Joe

Price: $7.95

Publisher: Nanaimo, Cinnabar Press: 1985

Edition: 8th Printing

Seller ID: 21666

Condition: As New


Autobiography of Joe Garner, a British Columbia pioneer. Stiff wraps, 8vo, 270pp, photo illustrated, folding map. About 'as new' - no creases to spine and unmarked. Weight, 410g. 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 based on... View more info

Love Letters to Art

By: GENN, Robert

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Vancouver, B. C., Studio Beckett Publications: 2008

Edition: First Printing

Inscription: Author Signed

Seller ID: 20781

ISBN: 0978467302

Condition: As New


"This book chronicles some of the work of the Canadian painter Robert Genn. It mainly covers the years 1989 to 2007. During this period Robert has produced paintings from the Rocky Mountains, the West Coast of British Columbia, the Mackenzie River, Lake of the Woods, Ontario as well as other locations in Canada and abroad. The book includes 150 colour illustrations. The text included is for the most part derived from some of Robert's Twice Weekly Letters. These lette... View more info

Under the K: Memories of Growing Up in Keremeos

By: GIBSON, Bill [Lillian Estabrooks]

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Kelowna, BC, Skookum Publications: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 28608

Condition: About 'As New'


The author's account of growing up in Keremeos, a small town in southern, central British Columbia. 56pp, photo illustrated. Bright, clean, unmarked copy, still fresh. Tight stapled binding. About 'as new'. Weight, 102g. Ships at cost via inexpensive Canada Post Lettermail. Postage within Canada and the USA, approx $5.00 or less. More overseas depending on location. View more info

One Man's Medicine

By: GIBSON, Morris

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Toronto, Collins: 1981

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 040844

ISBN: 0002168316

Condition: Fine


Foreword by James Herriot, who writes - 'A warm, funny, touching book...filled with lovely punch lines'. Book is bright, clean and still quite fresh. Unmarked. Tight, square binding, sound hinges, no wear to the cloth. The unclipped dustjacket is nearly similar with just a little, light edge wear. Unpacked weight, 483g. We ship Worldwide, at cost, using both Canada Post and the United States Postal Service, and offer postal charges, at cost, without overcharging. Canad... View more info

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The Righteous: The Unsung Heroes of the Holocaust

By: GILBERT, Martin

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., Henry Holt & Co: 2003

Edition: First American Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 14652

ISBN: 0805062602

Condition: About 'As New'


Gilbert re-creates the stories of hundreds of non-Jews who, during the Holocaust, risked their lives to help save Jews from deportation and death. Drawing on twenty-five years of original research, Gilbert takes us through Germany and every occupied country from Norway to Greece, from the Atlantic to the Baltic, where the Righteous, by their lifesaving actions, challenged Nazi barbarism. xxvi, 529 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm. Includes bibliographical references (p. 463-478) ... View more info

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Wellington as Military Commander (Classic Military History)

By: GLOVER, Michael

Price: $8.00

Publisher: London, Penguin Books: 2001

Edition: Third Paperback Printing

Seller ID: 2227

ISBN: 0141390514

Condition: Near New


This documented biography surveys the military history of Wellington, from his days as an Ensign to the glorious Eighteenth of June on the field of Waterloo, relating in details his campaigns in the Low Countries, India, Denmark and the Peninsular. Originally published: London : B.T. Batsford, 1968. 276 pages : illustrations, maps ; 22 cm.. Bright, clean, unmarked interior. Tight, square binding, no spine creases. Almost 's new' but for miniscule waer to the wrappers in... View more info

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John Wayne : the genuine article : the unseen archive of an American Legend

By: GOLDMAN, Michael R.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: San Rafael, CA, Insight Editions: 2013

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 17937

ISBN: 1608871169

Condition: As New


"John Wayne: The Genuine Article provides readers a rare glimpse into the life of one of the most iconic movie stars of all time through a treasure trove of memorabilia, stories, and interviews. This definitive book includes John Wayne Enterprises' collection of never-before-seen letters and telegrams as well as incredibly compelling text from Wayne's unfinished memoir. Foreword by President Jimmy Carter ; preface by Ethan Wayne. 156 pages : illustrations (some col... View more info

Woman of Labrador

By: GOUDIE, Elizabeth

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Toronto, P. Martin Associates: 1974

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 2341

ISBN: 0887780792

Condition: Fine


Autobiography of a pioneer life in Labrador, the wife of a trapper. Edited and with an introduction by David Zimmerly. xix, 166 p. : ill., map, ports. ; 24 cm. Book is bright, clean and unmarked with a tight, square binding, no wear to the cloth boards. The unclipped dustjacket is nearly similar except for a tiny, light atter [?] stain near the foot of the spine - almost invisible. View more info

Ralph Edwards of Lonesome Lake: The Complete Biography of the Crusoe of Lonesome Lake

By: GOULD, Ed

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Saanichton, Hancock House: 1979

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 33973

ISBN: 0919654746

Condition: Fine


In addition to his role as a pioneer in Northern B.C., Edwards became famous for his efforts to save the Trumpeter Swan from extinction. 296pp, photo illus. Book is bright and clean with a sound binding. Unmarked. Dustjacket has some light edge wear to the top edges of therear panel. 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 item weighs 510g. Canadian dom... View more info

Interred with Their Bones : Bill Miner in Canada, 1903-1907

By: GRAUER, Peter

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Kamloops, BC, Canada, Partners In Publishing: 2006

Edition: Fourth Printing

Seller ID: 036662

ISBN: 0973998016

Condition: As New


An exhaustive account of the career of American Train Robber, Bill Miner, in British Columbia, 1903 to 1907. xxiv, 642 pp, illustrated, maps. 23 cm tall. A 'mint' copy, unmarked and 'as new'. Weight, 896g. View more info

Mrs. King: The Life and Times of Isabel Mackenzie King

By: GRAY, Charlotte

Price: $11.00

Publisher: Toronto, Viking: 1997

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 33254

ISBN: 0670866741

Condition: Fine


Biograph of Isabel Mackenzie King, mother of longest-serving Canadian Prime Minister, William Lyon Mackenzie King. 386pp, photo illustrated. Bright, fresh copy, unmarked. Tight, square binding, no wear to cloth. Nearly similar dustjacket. Almost 'as new'. Weight, 730g. View more info

Sisters in the Wilderness : The Lives of Susanna Moodie and Catharine Parr Traill

By: GRAY, Charlotte

Price: $13.50

Publisher: Toronto, ON, Canada, Penguin Group (Canada) Incorporated: 1999

Edition: First Penguin Printing

Seller ID: 045123

ISBN: 0140276742

Condition: Near New


An account of two sisters from England, Susanna Moodie and Catherine Parr Traill, who travelled to the remote Canadian backwoods and lived a pioneer life. Both became well-known authors by writing of their experiences. 379pp, illustrated. Bright, clean, fresh copy. Unmarked except for a previus owner's name label tothe ffep. Tight, square binding, no wear to the boards. Unclipped dustjacket is similar. Weight, 683g. View more info

Reluctant Genius : The Passionate Life and Inventive Mind of Alexander Graham Bell

By: GRAY, Charlotte

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Toronto, HarperCollins: 2006

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 041033

ISBN: 0002006766

Condition: As New


Biography of Alexander Graham Bell (1847-1922), inventor of the telephone and champion of the deaf. Discusses his temperament; creativity; marriage to Mabel Hubbard, who was deaf; family life; and friendship with Helen Keller. Covers his many inventions, years living in Washington, D.C., and association with the National Geographic Society. 466pp, illustrated. An'as new' copy - bright and very fresh. Unmarked. Similar, unclipped dustjacket. Unpacked weight, 838g. We ship... View more info

A Countryman's Year: Reflections of a Village Parson

By: GREEN, John

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Sevenoaks, UK, J Salmon Ltd: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 040547

ISBN: 1898435200

Condition: Fine


Book features the quiet reflections and reminiscences of a country parson, whose lifelong interest has been the flora, fauna and varied life of the English Countryside, Kent in particular. 95 pages : illustrations (considerable color) ; 23 x 26 cm. Beautiful reproductions in colour of artists' views of the English countryside. An about 's new' copy - bright, clean and unmarked, still quite fresh. Similar, unclipped dustjacket. Unpacked weight, 702g. We ship Worldwide, a... View more info