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Glenn Gould: A Life and Variations

By: FRIEDRICH, Otto

Price: $11.50

Publisher: Toronto, Lester & Orpen Dennys: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 24284

ISBN: 0886191068

Condition: Near Fine


A Portrait of the Canadian Piano Genius, Glenn Gould. 441pp, photo illustrated, discography. Hardcover in red & white boards with dustjacket. Near new copy except for gift inscription to ffep. Weight, 880g. 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

Bardot: An Intimate Biography

By: FRISCHAUER, Willi

Price: $8.95

Publisher: London, Michael Joseph: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 872

ISBN: 0718117441

Condition: About Fine


Biography of Brigitte Anne-Marie Bardot (b1934), French animal rights activist and former actress, singer, dancer and model. Famous for portraying sexually emancipated personae with hedonistic lifestyles, she was one of the best known sex symbols of the 1950s and 1960s. 222pp, photo illustrated. List of films: p.207-217. - Includes index. Book is bright, clean and unmarked with a tight, square binding, no wear to th cloth. The price clipped dustjacket shows top-edge we... View more info

Graham Towers and His Times

By: FULLERTON, Douglas H.

Price: $8.95

Publisher: Toronto, McClelland and Stewart: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 039085

ISBN: 0-7710-3218-8

Condition: Fine


Biography of the extraordinary man who was first Governor of the Bank of Canada, a world financial figure, and a legend to colleagues and friends. 348pp, photo illustrated. Near Fine copy in an unclipped dustjacket. Weight, 728g. 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

My Town My Memories

By: GALVIN, Clare F.

Price: $7.95

Publisher: Ennismore, Ont, Prudence Felicity publishing Inc.: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 08129

ISBN: 0969706308

Condition: About 'As New'


The author, 'journeys back to the days of his youth and life as it was in Peterborough, Ontario during the '30's, '40's, and '50's'. v, 195pp. : illustrated. ; 23 cm. An 'about 'as new' copy - bright, fresh and unmarked. TYight, square binding, no spine creases. Bright, glossy, unmarked wrappers. Ships within North America, in card sleeve, for $4.00-$6.50 depending on location. Overseas - shipping at cost. Image available. View more info

Offenbach: His Life and Times

By: GAMMOND, Peter

Price: $9.95

Publisher: UK, Midas Books: 1980

Edition: First UK Edition

Seller ID: 871

ISBN: 0859362310

Condition: About Fine


A volume in the series, 'Composers: Their Lifes and Times'. Jacques Offenbach [1819 -1880) German-French composer, cellist and impresario of the romantic period. 168pp, illustrations, music, portraits ; 26 cm. Bright, clean interior. Tiny name/date in ink to the ffep otherwise unmarked. Tight, square binding, no wear to the cloth. Dustjacket is similar. Unpacked weight, 590g. We use both the Canada Post and the United States Postal Service and offer very competitive pos... 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

The Correction Line

By: GARRIOCH, Rev. A. C.

Price: $90.00

Publisher: Winnipeg, Stovel Company: 1933

Edition: First Edition [Limited Edition]

Seller ID: 054995

Condition: About Fine


A history of Portage la Prairie and southern Manitoba. Covers both Riel Rebellions. A. C. Garrioch, Anglican minister [1848-1934]. One of a Declared 1st edition limited to 400 copies, unnumbered. Peel 3333. 414, vi pages : illustrations, portrait ; 24 cm. Bright, clean interior. Unmarked except for a tiny ink signature - J. M. Bawden - to the ffep; and small notes, mostly in pencil, to the refp. Tight, square binding, sound hinges. No wear to the textured cloth. Sharp ... 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

British Botanists

By: GILMOUR, John

Price: $6.50

Publisher: London, Collins: 1944

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 036574

Condition: Near Fine


Accounts of some of thr leadxing British Botanists over the last few centuries. Embellished with very attractive color plates as well a b&w illustrations. 48pp, 8 plates in color, 19 illustrations in b&w. A very clean, unmarked copy, pages bright white. Tight, square bidning, sound hinges. Unclipped dustjacket shows only very light wear to the spine edges and corner tips. Unpacked weight, 240g. Ships within North America, in card sleeve, for $4.50-$6.50 depending on l... 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

For the Cause of Liberty: A Thousand Years of Ireland's Heroes

By: GOLWAY, Terry

Price: $7.95

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster: 2000

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 040757

ISBN: 0684855569

Condition: Near Fine


'A cursory look at Irish history from the tribes of the early first millenium up through the Troubles to the year 2000' [ GoodReads]. 397pp. : portraitss., maps ; 25 cm. An almost 'as new' copy except for a gift inscription to the ffep and a price-clip to the dustjacket. Unpacked weight, 651g. We ship Worldwide using both Canada Post and the United States Postal Service, and offer postal charges, at cost, without overcharging. Canadian domestic postal rates rise with wei... View more info

Journey Into the Fog: The Story of Vitus Bering and the Bering Sea

By: GOODHUE, Cornelia

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Editions For the Services: 1944

Edition: Armed Services Edition

Seller ID: 22233

Condition: About VG


Armed Services Edition produced during WWII for use by the United States Armed Forces. 0-11. Complete edition. 255pp in double columns. Bright interior with a sound, stapled binding. Unmarked. Wraps are bright and clean. No creases to spine. Spine is tight and square. Weight, 80g. Ships within North America, in card sleeve, for $4.50-$6.50 depending on location. Overseas - shipping at cost. Image available. View more info

The Essential Gesture: Writing, Politics & Places

By: GORDIMER, Nadine

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1988

Edition: First American Printing

Seller ID: 040240

ISBN: 0394573978

Condition: About Fine


Autobiography of Nadiner Gordimer, 1923-2014, South African writer, political activist and recipient of the 1991 Nobel Prize in Literature. Edited and introduced by Stephen Clingman. 294 pages ; 22 cm. Clean, unmatrked interior, bright, white pages. Tight, square binding, no wear to the boards. Similar, unclipped dustjacket. Unpacked weight, 590g. We use both the Canada Post and the United States Postal Service and offer very competitive postal charges - based on actual... View more info

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

By: GOULD, Ed

Price: $9.50

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 the rear 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 do... View more info

Glenn Gould: Selected Letters

By: GOULD, Glenn

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Toronto, Oxford University Press: 1992

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 052429

ISBN: 0195407997

Condition: Fine


Edited and compiled by John P.L. Roberts and Ghyslaine Guertin. 184 Letters. xxiv, 260pp, photo frontis. Bright, clean, unmarked copy in a similar, unclipped dustjacket. Very nearly '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. Unpacked weight 541g. Canadian domestic postal rates rise with weight, size and distance; Rates to the USA calculated by weight al... View more info