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Who Killed the British Empire? An Inquest

By: WOODCOCK, George

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Toronto, Fitzhenry & Whiteside: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 07046

ISBN: 0-88902-020-5

Condition: Fine


The author seeks to uncover the conspiracy of human wills and impersonal circumstances that brought the Second British Empire [c1930] to its sudden end. 356pp, endpaper maps. Weight, 586g. View more info

Letter to the Past: An Autobiography

By: WOODCOCK, George

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Toronto, Fitzhenry & Whiteside: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 07777

ISBN: 0-88902-715-3

Condition: Near Fine


First volume of the Autobiography of George Woodcock celebrated Canadian Author and Historian. 329pp. Clean, bright copy with solid binding. Remainder mark to bottom edge. Dustjacket has a little edge wear and a single 1" closed tear. View more info

Beyond the Blue Mountains: An Autobiography

By: WOODCOCK, George

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Toronto, Fitzhenry & Whiteside: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 07778

ISBN: 0-88902-928-8

Condition: Near Fine


Second volume in the Autobiography of George Wookcock, celebrated Canadian Author and Historian. Very clean cpy with firm binding. Small remainder mark to bottom edge. Dustjacket is very clean with a little edge wear. View more info

South Sea Journey

By: WOODCOCK, George

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Toronto, Fitzhenry & Whiteside: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 08351

ISBN: 0-88902-047-7

Condition: About Fine


One of Canada's most accomplished authors writes of his travels to the South Pacific region - Samoa, Tonga, Gilbert and Ellice Islands, New Caledonia and so on. Tight binding, bright interior. Single name in ink to ffep. Dustjacket has price-clip otherwise bright and clean. View more info

Who Killed the British Empire?

By: WOODCOCK, George

Price: $14.50

Publisher: Toronto, Fitzhenry & Whiteside: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 08501

ISBN: 0-88902-020-5

Condition: Fine


Book by a Canadian Professor on the causes of the decline and fall of the British Empire from 1930. 356pp. Bright, ffesh copy with solid binding. Dustjacket is bright and almost 'as new'. Weight, 586g View more info

Canada and the Canadians

By: WOODCOCK, George

Price: $9.50

Publisher: Toronto, Oxford University Press: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 042362

ISBN: 0195401743

Condition: Fine


Description of both Canada and its Peoples by a veteran and much-respected Canadian author. 344pp, photo illustrated by Ingeborg Woodcock. A very attractive copy virtually 'as new' in a similar, unclipped dustjacket. Weight, 685g. View more info

Letters from the Khyber Pass and Other Travel Writings

By: WOODCOCK, George

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, Douglas & McIntyre Ltd/Art Gallery of Ontario: 1993

Edition: First Trade Paperback Printing

Seller ID: 23426

ISBN: 1550540831

Condition: Good VG, or Better


Travel writing from Canada's George Woodcock spanning 40 years and covering much of the globe. 213pp. Bright, clean copy. Tight square binding with a lightly creased spine. Weight, 320g. We use both the Canada Post and the United States Postal Service and offer very competitive postal charges - based on actual costs, no overcharging. Images always available. Shipped well packed. [Maximum postage to anywhere within Canada is now approx US$15.00- up to 5kg total weight, boxed, insured, trackable and faster than regular parcels. Less will be charged if rates indicate]. View more info

The Monk and His Message: Undermining the Myth of History

By: WOODCOCK, George

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Canada, Douglas & McIntyre,Canada: 1992

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 20050

ISBN: 155054005X

Condition: As New


An iconoclastic study of historians and their works over the past two thousand years. 212pp. Mint copy, '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 370g unpacked. Canadian domestic postal rates rise with weight, size and distance; Rates to the USA calculated by weight alone as per the USPS. World rates are based on specific destination and weight. Online estimates by the Listing Site may not be correct and either additional, or reduced postage may be require... View more info

The World of Canadian Writing: Critiques and Recollections

By: WOODCOCK, George

Price: $11.00

Publisher: Vancouver, Douglas & MacIntyre: 1980

Edition: First Canadian Edition

Seller ID: 34767

ISBN: 0888942486

Condition: Near Fine


The celebrated Canadian scholar, George Woodcock, on writers and writing in Canada. 306pp. Bright, clean copy, inside and outside.Inked-out name to top margin of first 3 leaves, otherwise unmarked. Tight, square binding, no wear to cloth. Nearly similar, unclipped dustjacket. Weight, 554g. View more info

Pierre Joseph Proudhon:His Life and Work: His Life and Work

By: WOODCOCK, George

Price: $9.00

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., Schocken Books: 1972

Edition: First Trade Paperback Ed.

Seller ID: 041093

ISBN: 0805203729

Condition: Almost 'As New'


Studies in the Libertarian and Utopian Tradition.; Schocken paperback, 372. Life and Work of Pierre-Joseph Proudhon, French politician, mutualist philosopher and socialist, 1809-1865. 295pp, frontis portrait. Bright, clean, unmarked copy. Tight, square binding, no spine creases. Almost 'as new'. Weight, 309g. View more info

British Columbia: A History of the Province

By: WOODCOCK, George

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Vancouver, Douglas & McIntyre: 1944

Edition: First Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 037606

ISBN: 1550541277

Condition: Fine


First full history of the Province, for the general reader, to appear in more than 30 years. xi, 288 pages, [32] pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm. Bright, clean, unmarked copy. Tight, square binding, no spine creases. Appears 'as new'. Weight, 650g. View more info

Gabriel Dumont : The Metis Chief and His Lost World

By: WOODCOCK, George

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Edmonton, AB, Hurtig: 1976

Edition: First Trade Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 20048

ISBN: 088830126X

Condition: About 'As New'


Biography of Gabriel Dumont, buffalo hunter, leader of the Saskatchewan Metis, and a central character in the events of 1885. 251pp, photo illustrated. In amazing condition - 'as new' except for a tiny address label to the ffep. 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 381g. 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 specific destination and weight. View more info

Peoples of the Coast: The Indians of the Pacific Northwest

By: WOODCOCK, George

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Edmonton, Hurtig Publishers: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 040628

ISBN: 0888301367

Condition: Fine


Culture of the Indians of the Northwest Coast of North America. Richly illustrated with fine examples of Coast Indian art. 223pp, profusely illustrated, some colour. Book is very clean, pages bright white. Unmarked. Tight, square binding, no wear to the cloth. The unclipped dustjacket shows a little wear at the corner tips. Unpacked weight, 1.082kg. We ship Worldwide, use both Canada Post and the United States Postal Service, and offer postal charges based on our actual costs, without overcharging. Canadian domestic postal rates rise with weight, size and distance; Rates to the USA calcula... View more info

Gabriel Dumont: The Metis Chief and His Lost World

By: WOODCOCK, George

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Edmonton, Hurtig Publishers: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 07162

ISBN: 0888300956

Condition: About Fine


Biography of the Canadian Metis Leader from Saskatchewan, a central figure in the Rebellion of 1885. 256pp, photo illustrated, endpaper maps. Book is bright, clean and unmarked. Tight square binding, no wear to the cloth. The price-clipped dustjacket shows minor edge wear, no tears or chips. Unpacked weight, 495g. We use both the Canada Post and the United States Postal Service and offer very competitive postal charges - based on actual costs, no overcharging. No taxes on Canadian, American or Overseas Orders. Images always available. View more info

The Rejection of Politics, and Other Essays on Canada, Canadians, Anarchism and the World

By: WOODCOCK, George

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Toronto, New Press: 1972

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 24617

ISBN: 0887706142

Condition: Good Very Good


Twenty-two samples of Woodcock's essays - commentaries on culture, anarchism, politics and personal narratives of Canadian experiences. xiii, 192pp. Bright, clean interior. Tight, square binding. No ownership or other marks. No wear to the cloth. Mild corner bumps. Unclipped dustjacket with several small chips & edgewear. Otherwise clean. Unpacked weight, 401g. We use both the Canada Post and the United States Postal Service and offer very competitive postal charges - based on actual costs, no overcharging. No taxes on Canadian, American or Overseas Orders. Images always available. Packed wel... View more info

The University of British Columbia: A Souvenir

By: WOODCOCK, George & FITZHARRIS, Tim

Price: $9.50

Publisher: Toronto, Oxford University Press: 1986

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 040762

ISBN: 0-19-540474-2

Condition: Fine


Souvenir of the University of British Columbia with commentary by George Woodcock and fine photographs by Tim Fitzharris. 92pp, color photographs. Bright, fresh copy with a sound binding and like dustjacket. Weight, 690g. View more info

Canadian Literature No. 1

By: WOODCOCK, George - Editor

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Vancouver, University of British Columbia: 1959

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 08749

Condition: Good VG


First issue of an important Canadian Literary Quarterly of Criticism and Review. This first issue was published in the Summerof 1950. Feature authors are - Roderick Haig-Brown, Duncan Campbell Scott and Gabrielle Roy. 100pp, woodcuts. Clean copy, tight and square, but there is a light coffee cup stain on rear cover. View more info

Canadian Literature No. 66

By: WOODCOCK, George - Editor

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Vancouver, University of British Columbia: 1975

Edition: Autumn, 1975

Seller ID: 14422

Condition: VG+


This issue titled 'Jalna Revisited'. 128pp, ads. Bright, clean, unmarked interior with a tight, square, uncreased spine. No wear to wraps. Weight, 300g. View more info

Canadian Literature No. 67

By: WOODCOCK, George -Editor

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Vancouver, University of British Columbia: 1976

Edition: Winter, 1976

Seller ID: 14421

Condition: VG+


Editorial in this issue, by George Woodcock, is titled 'Manners of Criticism'. 116pp, ads. Bright, clean interior with a tight, square, uncreased binding. No wear to wraps. Weight, 275g. View more info

The Doukhobors

By: WOODCOCK, George; AVAKUMOVIC, Ivan

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Toronto, Oxford University Press: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 890

Condition: About Fine


An account of the Doukhobors - a sect of Russian dissenters, many of whom now live in western Canada. They are known for a radical pacifism which brought them notoriety during the 20th century. Today, their descendants in Canada number approximately 20,000, with one third still active in their culture. [Canadian Encyclopedia]. 382pp, photo illustrated, index. Book is bright, clean and unmarked. pages still remarkably crisp. Tight, square binding, sound hinges, no wear to the black cloth. The dustjacket shops some minor general wear, sight rubbing, wear to the head of the spine. Unpacked wear, ... View more info