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Leacock: A biography

By: MORITZ, Albert & Theresa

Price: $8.95

Publisher: Toronto, Stoddart Pub: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2232

ISBN: 0773720278

Condition: VG+


Bography of Stephen P. H. Butler Leacock, Canadian teacher, political scientist, writer, and humorist. Between the years 1915 and 1925, he was the best-known English-speaking humorist in the world. 363pp, photo plates. Interior of the book is clean and bright, pages white. Bookplate to the ffep otherwise unmarked. Tight, square binding, sound hinges, no wear to the boards. The unclipped dustjacket shows edge wear, small chip, long tear closed with acid-free tape to the ... View more info

Stephen Leacock: His Remarkable Life

By: MORITZ, Albert; MORITZ, Theresa

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Markham, ON, Fitzhenry & Whiteside: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 32248

ISBN: 1550416006

Condition: Fine


This book is a comprehensive and thoroughly researched biography of Stephen Leacock [1869-19454] , one the best-loved humorists in the English speaking world as well as a professional economist. Based on private letters, diaries, newspaper accounts and memoirs, it explores his personal and public lives, his amazing creative process and the impact he had as a writer, teacher and thinker. xv, 432 p. : ill. ; 24 cm. Appears about 'as new' but does have a bookplate with name... View more info

The Shoemaker's Last

By: MORRILL, Donald

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Falkland, BC, Canada, Winthrop P: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Dedicated Author's Inscription & Signature

Seller ID: 041692

ISBN: 0973114304

Condition: About Fine


Autobiography of a Sociaist, Social Reformer, Harvard Physicist, Poet and Potter. Dedicated inscription and signature from the author to the ffep. 324, vii p. : ill. ; 22 cm. Bright, clean and unmarked. Tight, square binding, no spine creases. Near 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 473g unpacked. Canadian domestic postal rates ri... View more info

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Morrison: The Long-Lost Memoir of Canada?s Artillery Commander in the Great War

By: MORRISON, Major-General Sir Edward

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Canada, Heritage House Pub Co Ltd: 2017

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 20986

ISBN: 177203214X

Condition: As New


Long-lost memoir of Canada's artillery commander in the Great War, Major-General Sir Edward Morrison, KCMG, CB, DSO [1867-1925] ; edited and assembled by Susan Raby-Dunne ; foreword by Major (Retired) Marc George. 259 pages, 28 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, color maps ; 23 cm. An absolutely 'as new' copy - bright, fresh and unmarked with no signs of use. Unpacked weight, 444g. We ship Worldwide, at cost, using both Canada Post and the United States Postal S... View more info

The Enterprising Mr. Moody, the Bumptious Captain Stamp: The Lives and Colourful Times of Vancouver's Lumber Pioneers

By: MORTON, James

Price: $9.95

Publisher: North Vancouver, J. J. Douglas: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 20941

ISBN: 0-88894-147-1

Condition: Fine


Biography of two pioneer businessmen in early Vancouver, British Columbia. 183pp, photo illustrated. Bright, clean, unmarked copy with a sound binding. Unclipped dustjacket is generally bright and clean but with a little damage to the fore-edge of the front panel abd some rubbing to the rear panel. Unpacked weight, 530g. We use both the Canada Post and the United States Postal Service and offer very competitive postal charges - based on actual costs, no overcharging. C... View more info

And No Birds Sang

By: MOWAT, Farley

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Toronto, McClelland & Stewart: 1979

Edition: First Edition, Second Printing

Seller ID: 26463

ISBN: 077106618X

Condition: Fine


The author's reminiscences of his service in the Canadian Army during the Second World War. 250pp. Bright, clean, unmarked interior. Tight, square binding. No wear to cloth. Price-clipped duistjacket is near Fine. Unpacked weight, 520g. 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

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Home from the Hill: Three Gentlemen Adventurers

By: MURRAY, Peter

Price: $6.95

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

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 040977

ISBN: 0920663303

Condition: Almost 'As New'


Biographies of three immigrants from Britain to British Columbia - Warburton Pike [1861-1915]; Clive Phillipps-Wolley [1854-1918]; and, Martin Allerdale Grainger [1874-1941]. x, 214 p. : ill. ; 22 cm. Bright, clean, unmarked interiopr. Tight, square binding, no spine creases.. Bright, glossy, unmarked wrappers. Unpacked weight, 315g. Qualifies for inexpensive Canada Post lettermail within Canada - slightly more to the USA. View more info

BC Cowboy Hall ofFame

By: MUSEUM of the CARIBOO CHILCOTIN

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Williams Lake, B. C., Museum of the Cariboo Chilcotin: 2006

Edition: 2006 Edition

Seller ID: 32313

Condition: About Fine


British Columbia Cowboy Hall of Fame, copyright 2000, with updates 2002, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006. Published by the Museum of the Cariboo Chilcotin. 199pp, photo illustrated. Bright, clean, unmarked interior. Plastic comb binding is sound and without damage. Card wrappers protected by clear plastic sheet bound-in. 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

Do You Remember?; Volume 1

By: MUSEUM WRITERS GROUP

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Kelowna, BC, Kelowna Centennial Museum: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author of the Introduction

Seller ID: 053373

ISBN: 0920685307

Condition: Fine


Collection of 10 stories by and about Kelowna pioneers and more recent residents in the form of personal memoirs. Signed by the author of the INtroduction and one of the Teachers of the Program. 72pp, photo illustrated. Bright, clean, unmarked copy about 'as new'. Unpacked weight, 182g. Inexpensive Lettermail rates apply within Canada. View more info

Do You Remember?; Volume 2

By: MUSEUM WRITERS GROUP

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Kelowna, BC, Kelowna Centennial Museum: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author of the Introduction

Seller ID: 053374

ISBN: 0920685307

Condition: Fine


Collection of 9 pieces stories by and about Kelowna pioneers and more recent residents in the form of personal memoirs. Signed by the author of the Introduction and one of the Teachers of the Program. 72pp, photo illustrated. Bright, clean, unmarked copy about 'as new'. Unpacked weight, 182g. Inexpensive Lettermail rates apply within Canada. View more info

Remembering More Stories; Volume 3

By: MUSEUM WRITERS GROUP

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Kelowna, BC, Kelowna Centennial Museum: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author of the Introduction

Seller ID: 054636

ISBN: 0920685323

Condition: Fine


Collection of 26 pieces - stories by and about Kelowna pioneers and more recent residents in the form of personal memoirs. A special copy !!! signed by each the the authors of 15 of these pieces. 76pp, photo illustrated. Bright, clean, unmarked copy about 'as new' except for a small first name in ink to tghe top margin of thr front wrapper [Doug for Doug Ablett]. Unpacked weight, 205g. Inexpensive Lettermail rates apply within Canada. View more info

Remembering More Stories; Volume 4

By: MUSEUM WRITERS GROUP

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Kelowna, BC, Kelowna Centennial Museum: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Several Authors

Seller ID: 054637

ISBN: 0920685331

Condition: Fine


Collection of 24 pieces - stories by and about Kelowna pioneers and more recent residents in the form of personal memoirs. A special copy !!! signed by each the the authors of 15 of these pieces. 76pp, photo illustrated. Bright, clean, unmarked copy about 'as new' except for a small first name in ink to the top margin of thr front wrapper [Doug for Doug Ablett]. Unpacked weight, 205g. Inexpensive Lettermail rates apply within Canada. View more info

Remembering Even More Stories; Volume 5

By: MUSEUM WRITERS GROUP

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Kelowna, BC, Kelowna Centennial Museum: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Several Authors

Seller ID: 054638

ISBN: 092068534X

Condition: Fine


Collection of 27 pieces - stories by and about Kelowna pioneers and more recent residents in the form of personal memoirs. A special copy !!! signed by each the the authors of 9 of these pieces. 68pp, photo illustrated. Bright, clean, unmarked copy about 'as new' except for a small first name in ink to the top margin of thr front wrapper [Doug for Doug Ablett]. Unpacked weight,178g. Inexpensive Lettermail rates apply within Canada. View more info

Remembering Even More Stories; Volume 6

By: MUSEUM WRITERS GROUP

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Kelowna, BC, Kelowna Centennial Museum: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Several Authors

Seller ID: 054639

ISBN: 0920685358

Condition: Fine


Collection of 26 pieces - stories by and about Kelowna pioneers and more recent residents in the form of personal memoirs. This copy signed by Doug Ablett. 56pp, photo illustrated. Bright, clean, unmarked copy about 'as new' except for a small first name in ink to the top margin of thr front wrapper [Doug for Doug Ablett]. Unpacked weight,147g. Inexpensive Lettermail rates apply within Canada. View more info

Remembering Centennials [Kelowna, Alberta & Saskatchewan]; Volume 7

By: MUSEUM WRITERS GROUP

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Kelowna, BC, Kelowna Centennial Museum: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Several Authors

Seller ID: 054640

ISBN: 0920685374

Condition: Fine


Collection of 28 pieces - stories by and about Kelowna pioneers and more recent residents in the form of personal memoirs. 64pp, photo illustrated. Bright, clean, unmarked copy about 'as new' except for a small first name in ink to the top margin of thr front wrapper [Doug for Doug Ablett]. Unpacked weight,173g. Inexpensive Lettermail rates apply within Canada. View more info

Remembering Centennials [Kelowna, Alberta & Saskatchewan]; Volume 8

By: MUSEUM WRITERS GROUP

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Kelowna, BC, Kelowna Centennial Museum: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Several Authors

Seller ID: 054641

ISBN: 0920685382

Condition: Fine


Collection of 24 pieces - stories by and about Kelowna pioneers and more recent residents in the form of personal memoirs. 64pp, photo illustrated. Bright, clean, unmarked copy about 'as new' except for a small first name in ink to the top margin of thr front wrapper [Doug for Doug Ablett]. Unpacked weight,173g. Inexpensive Lettermail rates apply within Canada. View more info

Where Eagles Fly and Rivers Run Wild : a Collection of Stories of the Early Days in the Rocky Mountain Trench

By: MUSTARD, Helen - Compiler

Price: $17.00

Publisher: Canada, Author Published:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2435

ISBN: 0993700500

Condition: About 'As New'


True stories of people, places and events among the early settlers of British Columbia's Rocky Mountain Trench - the and lying to the West of the Rocky Mountains. 204 p. : ill., maps ; 28 cm. An about 'as new' copy - bright, fresh and unmarked with a tight, square binding, no spine creases. Unpacked weight, 718g. We ship using both Canada Post and the USPS and endeavour tp provide the least costly shipping. . View more info

Love, Light and Life; Events in the Life of a Great Master Soul [Kirpal Singh]

By: NARENDRA, Devinder Bir; WIGG, Eileen Florencxe

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Campbell River, B. C., Devinder Narendra and Eileen W: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 975

ISBN: 0986492507

Condition: Fine


Biography of Kirpal Singh, 1894-1974 - foundEr of the spiritual school, Ruhani Satsang, with its headquarters at Sawan Ashram. Singh was also the President of the World Fellowship of Religions, an organization recognized by UNESCO. 872 pages : photo plates ; 25 cm. An 'as new' copy - bright, fresh and unmarked. Bright, white pages, superb quality b&w photo plates. Tight, square binding, no wear to the cloth. Bright, gilt titles. Very thick, heavy book weighing 1.67kg pri... View more info

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Auld-Lang-Syne: Recollections and Rural Records of Old Claughton, Birkenhead and Bidston with Other Reminiscences

By: NEILSON, Harry B.

Price: $59.95

Publisher: Birkenhead, Willmer Brothers and Co.: 1935

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 20531

Condition: Good VG


Local history of areas near Liverpool, England - Birkenhead, Old Claughton and Bidston - by a celebrated illustrator. 296pp, illustrations by the author Bright, clean, unmarked copy with a sound binding. No weakening to hinges. Minor wear to green cloth at extremities. Solid, sound copy. 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 1.02kg unpacked... View more info

Parson's Daughter Again

By: NEWBERRY, Esylt

Price: $19.50

Publisher: London, Robert Hale: 1960

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 21305

Condition: About Fine


Second volume of the author's autobiography covering her life in China in the early 20th century and six stories of people in Japanese internment camps during WW2. 185pp, photo illustrated. Book is bright, clean and unmarked. No wear to maroon cloth. Dustjacket, in brodart, has a little edge wear and a small chip missing to top edge of front panel. Otherwise, bright and clean. Weight, 450g.We use both the Canada Post and the United States Postal Service and offer very co... View more info