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The Pathless Way

By: GOUTIERE, Justin De

Price: $9.95

Publisher: West Vancouver, Graydonald Graphics: 1969

Edition: First Edition, Second Printing

Seller ID: 28976

Condition: Fine


A pilot's account of his career flying on the British Columbia Coast. 193pp, photo illustrated, epilogue, endpaper maps. Bright, clean copy with a sound binding. Unclipped dustjacket shows only slight edge wear in a couple of spots. Unpacked weight, 552g. We use both the Canada Post and the United States Postal Service and offer very competitive postal charges - based on actual costs, no overcharging. Canadian GST included. Images always available. View more info

Lord Darling and his Famous Trials : an Authentic Biography, Prepared (for publication) under the Personal Supervision of Lord Darling

By: GRAHANM, Evelyn

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Hutchinson:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 14254

Condition: Good Very Good


Charles John Darling, 1st Baron Darling, PC (1849 - 1936) English lawyer, politician and High Court Judge. 287 pages : illustrations, portraits, includes an index. Undated, circa 1929. Bright, clean interior. Unmarked except for the stamp and signature of R. L. Maitland KC - Atorney-General of British Columbia, Leader of the B.C. Conservative Party and President of the Canadian Bar, to the ffep. Sound binding. Bright, red cloth show very little wear. Unpacked weight, 4... View more info

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Riding the Skyline

By: GRAINGER, Martin Allerdale

Price: $9.95

Publisher: B. C., Horsdal & Schubart: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 33812

ISBN: 0920663265

Condition: As New


Grainger had a gentle, humorous talent for describing his friends, his much-loved horses and the simple joys of life in the open air. He regularly escaped from his Vancouver office in the 1920s and 1930s to camp in the North Cascades. x, 118 p. : ill., map, ports. ; 22 cm. Edited by Peter Murray. An 'as new' copy - bright, fresh and unmarked. Ships via inexpensive Canada Post Lettermail. Postage $4.00 to 6.00 within North America, more outside North America. 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

The Hamlet Vocation of Coleridge and Wordsworth

By: GREENBERG, Martin

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Iowa City, IA, University of Iowa Press: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 041086

ISBN: 0877451311

Condition: As New


The book deals with '...the problem of the reflective mind divorced from effective life and action, of mind parted from nature, spirituality from vitality'. A study of two great Romantic poets, Samuel Coleridge and William Wordsworth. xiv, 209 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm. An absolutely 'as new' copy - bright, fresh and unmarked in a similar, unclipped dustjacket. Unpacked weight, 470g. We use both the Canada Post and the United States Postal Service and offer very com... View more info

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Will in the World: How Shakespeare Became Shakespeare

By: GREENBLATT, Stephen

Price: $12.00

Publisher: USA, W. W. Norton & Company: 2004

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 041330

ISBN: 0393050572

Condition: As New


"A young man from a small provincial town moves to London in the late 1580s and, in a remarkably short time, becomes the greatest playwright not of his age alone but of all time. How is an achievement of this magnitude to be explained? Stephen Greenblatt brings us down to earth to see, hear, and feel how an acutely sensitive and talented boy, surrounded by the rich tapestry of Elizabethan life, could have become the world's greatest playwright." "First publi... View more info

The Women of the Cousins' War: the Duchess, the Queen and the King's Mother

By: GREGORY, Philippa; BALDWIN, David; JONES, Michael K.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster Ltd: 2012

Edition: First American Printing

Seller ID: 16169

ISBN: 1849833346

Condition: As New


In this unique illustrated presentation, Gregory and her fellow historians describe the extraordinary lives of the heroines of her Cousins' War books: Jacquetta, Duchess of Bedford; Elizabeth Woodville, Queen of England; and Margaret Beaufort, the founder of the Tudor dynasty. 342pp, illustrated, some colour. An 'as new' copy - bright, fresh and unmarked. Gift quality. Similar, unclipped dustjacket. Unpacked weight, 575g We ship Worldwide, at cost, using both Canada Post... View more info

Forty Years For Labrador

By: GRENFELL, Sir Wilfred

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin: 1932

Edition: Later Edition of 1919

Seller ID: 32092

Condition: Good Very Good


"'A Labrador doctor' written many years ago [1919] ... [has been] brought as closely up to date as the writer of any autobiography can expect to bring it ... The records of childhood and youth must stand unchanged. Otherwise the entire book has been rewritten."--Preface. viii, 372pp, photo illustrations. Bright, clean, unmarked ointerior. Tight, square binding, sound hinges. Clean blue cloth showing slight wear at the tips. Gilt titles to the spine are sun-faded... View more info

Called to Serve

By: GRITZ, James 'Bo'

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Nevada, USA, Lazarus Pub Co: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Author Inscribed Copy

Seller ID: 040845

Condition: Near Fine


From back cover: "Under the heading, Profiles in Conspiracy, Gritz names the killers of the Kennedy brothers, discloses the truth behind the Watergate coup and the attempted assassination of Gerald Ford and Ronald Reagan." Colonel James 'Bo' Gritz - America's most decorated Green Beret commander. This copy bears a presentation inscription from Col Gritz, as 'Bo', to his sister Sophie. Dated Oct 6, 1991. 627 pages, [ 5pp], 13 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm. Bright... View more info

Alexander Graham Bell. The Life and Times of the Man Who Invented the Telephone

By: GROSVENOR, Edwin S. and WESSON, Morgan

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Harry N. Abrams: 1997

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 4106

Condition: Fine


Handsome book wonderfully illustrated. Foreword by Robert V. Bruce. 1st printing, 4to, 8.75"x11.25", 304pp, profusely photo illustrated, illustrated endpapers. Hardcover in brown cloth, gilt, with unclipped dustjacket. Rmainder mark to bottom edge, otherwise unmarked and almost 'as new'. Heavy book weighing 1.587kg. Reduced Price ! We ship Worldwide, at cost, using both Canada Post and the United States Postal Service, and offer postal charges, at cost, without ... View more info

Howl Like the Wolves: growing up in Nazi Germany

By: GRUN, Max von Der

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, William Morrow: 1980

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 2221

ISBN: 0688322522

Condition: Fine


The author intersperses his account of his youth in Nazi Germany with numerous documents and photographs from that period.Translation of 'Wie war das eigentlich?'. Translated from the German by Jan van Heurck ; documentation by Christel Schultz ; preface by Malte Dahrendorf. 285 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm. Publisher's tough Library Binding - this does NOT indicate that iut has belonged to a Library!! Bright, clean, unmarked interior. Tight, square binding, no wear to ... View more info

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The Motorcycle Diaries: Notes on a Latin American Journey

By: GUEVARA, Ernesto Che

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Australia, Ocean Press: 2004

Edition: First Printing this Edition

Seller ID: 050864

ISBN: 1920888101

Condition: As New


Featuruing Che's original photographs from the journey, a new translation and a moving preface by Che's daughter, Aleida Guevara. 175 pages, [24] pages of plates : illustrations, 1 map, portraits. Introduction by Cintio Vitier. Bright, clean and unmarked, '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 297g unpacked. Canadian domestic post... View more info

Crusade in Spain

By: GURNEY, Jason

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Devon, UK, Readers Union Group of Book Clubs: 1976

Edition: Reprint/UK Book Club

Seller ID: 18946

Condition: Fine


The author recounts his experiences fighting with the International Brigades in the Spanish Civil War. 189 p., [8] p. of photo plates; 22 cm. Book is bright, clean and unmarked with a tight, square binding, no wear to tyhe clopth. The Dustjacket shows minor edge wear, a very small patch of surface loss to the front where a price sticker removed [?], and a little discoloration to the rear wrapper. Unpacked weight, 301g. We use both Canada Post and the USPS and charge sh... View more info

Mostly Memories- Some Digressions

By: GUY, William

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, C. J. Cousland & Sons:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 21088

Condition: VG+


Autobiography of a one time Chief Dental officer for Scotland. Undated, circa 1948. 360pp, illustrated. right, clean, unmarked copy with a sound binding. No wear to hinges. Blue cloth has only very minor wear to bottom edge. 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 530g unpacked. Canadian domestic postal rates rise with weight, size and dist... View more info

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The King's Cardinal: The Rise and Fall of Thomas Wolsey (Pimlico)

By: GWYN, Peter

Price: $9.95

Publisher: London, PIMLICO: 2002

Edition: First Trade Paperback Printing

Seller ID: 32087

ISBN: 0712668330

Condition: Almost 'As New'


The author examines every aspect of Wolsey's career: foreign policy, Church and State, law and order, social policy, relations with the Crown, with Parliament and the nobility. He gives the reader a very different Wolsey from the caricature of tradition. xxii, 666pp, 24cm. Bright, clean, unmarked interior. Tight, square binding, sound hinges. No wae to the wrappers. Faint creases to the spine. Near new. Unpacked weight, 771g. We ship Worldwide, at cost, using both Canada... View more info

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Trollope: A Biography (Oxford Lives)

By: HALL, N. John

Price: $9.95

Publisher: 1993, Oxford University Press: 2008

Edition: First Paperback Printing

Seller ID: 041332

ISBN: 0192830716

Condition: Near New


This authoritative biography draws a picture of an engaging, contradictory, extraordinary man and writer, one who left behind a legacy of some 70 novels. xv, 581pp, illustrated, 10pp publisher's catalogue at rear. A very nearly 'as new'' copy - bright, clean and inmarked, still fresh. Tight, square binding, no spine creases. Very slight wear to the tip of the corners of the front wrapper.Heavy book weighing1.005kg pre-packing. We ship Worldwide, at cost, using both Cana... View more info