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Indian Peepshow

By: NEWMAN, Henry

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, G. Bell & Sons: 1937

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 22315

Condition: Solid VG


The author describes many aspects of India, observed from long stays there in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. 291pp. Bright, clean, unmarked interior. Sound, tight binding. Gold cloth is bright and clean though the spine is a little faded. Weight, 440g. 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 alway... View more info

Ernest Newman: A Memoir By His Wife

By: NEWMAN, Vera

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Putnam: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Presentation Copy from the Author

Seller ID: 20704

Condition: Good VG


A memoir of famed Sunday Times music critic, Ernest Newman [1868-1959], by his wife. Gift inscription in the hand of the author, to ffep. 278pp, photo illustrated.Generally, a bright, clean copy with a sound binding.No wear to cloth. Dustjacket has edge wear, small chips, small edge tears, but generally bright and clean. 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

Photograph of Canadian Prime Minister Borden and his Wife on board Ship at Avonmouth, England in 1912

By: NEWSPAPER ILLUSTRATIONS LTD.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London, UK, Newspaper Illustrations Ltd.: 1912

Seller ID: 052211

Condition: VG+


Professional photograph stamped on the back - 'Newspaper Illustrations Limited'. Also a caption, in pencil - 'Canadian Cabinet in England. Mr. and Mrs Borden all smiles at the warmth of their reception at Avonmouth'. This photo was taken on his visit to England in 1912. The photograph is very sharp and very clear and taken on board the S. S. Royal George. [See Library and Archives Canada under the reproduction reference number C-089313]. Lettermail postage rates app... View more info

Konrad Lorenz

By: NISBETT, Alec

Price: $7.95

Publisher: New York, Harcourt Brace Jovanovich: 1976

Edition: First American Edition, Second Printing

Seller ID: 14964

ISBN: 0-15-147286-6

Condition: About Fine


Biography of Austrian Zoologist and Animal Behaviorist, Konrad Lorenz. 240pp, photo illustrated. Bright, clean copy with a sound binding. Unmarked. No wear to cloth. Dustjacket is nearly similar, no price clip, minor edge wear. 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 590g unpacked. Canadian domestic postal rates rise with weight, size and di... View more info

Hero: The Falcon of Malta

By: NOLAN, Brian

Price: $11.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, William Blackwood: 1982

Edition: First British Edition

Seller ID: 26559

ISBN: 0851581641

Condition: Fine


Story of Canada's most famous hero of the Second World War, legendary Ace Fighter Pilot, Buzz Beurling. First published in Canada in 1981 under the title, 'Hero: The Buzz beurling Story'. 201pp, photo illustrated, illustrated endpapers. Very clean, attractive copy. Dustjacket spine shows a little sun-fading. Unpacked weight, 423g. We ship Worldwide, use both Canada Post and the United States Postal Service, and offer postal charges based on our actual costs, without ov... View more info

Hans Nielsen Hauge: Biografi 1804-1824

By: NORBORG, Sverre

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Oslo, J. W. Cappelens Forlag: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 20882

Condition: Good VG


Second part of a comprehensive biography of Hans Nielsen Hauge. Norwegian language text. 239pp. Bright, clean, unmarked copy with a sound binding. Minor shelf wear to boards. Dustjacket is clean but with a little edge wear. Weight, 630g. View more info

Cooney and his Clan

By: NORFOLK, Eric

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Prince George, B. C., Noreen Delisle: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Author Signed Copy

Seller ID: 33682

Condition: VG+


An account of the Cooney Family ranchers in the Tranquille area of Kamloops. vi, 98 p. : ill. ; 19 cm. Scarce publication. Signed by Eric Norfolk on the ffep along with a later gift inscription. Clean, unmarked interior. Tight, suare binding. Wrappers show minor wear and a little rubbing. Unpacked weight, 140g. Ships within North America, in card sleeve, for $3.00-$5.00 depending on location. Overseas - shipping at cost. Image available. View more info

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Killing Reagan: The Violent Assault That Changed a Presidency (Bill O'Reilly's Killing Series)

By: O'REILLY, Bill; DUGARD, Martin

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Henry Holt and Co.: 2015

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 14963

ISBN: 1627792414

Condition: As New


Just two months into his presidency, Ronald Reagan lay near death after a gunman's bullet came within inches of his heart. His recovery was nothing short of remarkable -- or so it seemed. But Reagan was grievously injured, forcing him to encounter a challenge that few men ever face. Could he silently overcome his traumatic experience while at the same time carrying out the duties of the most powerful man in the world? 306 pages ; 24 cm. Includes bibliographical referen... View more info

Don't Turn Your Back in the Barn: Adventures of a Ccountry Vet

By: OERRIN, David

Price: $7.95

Publisher: B. C., Dave's Press Ltd: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 33490

ISBN: 0968794300

Condition: As New


Veterinarian David Perrin describes his practice in rural British Columbia. The animals and the people he encountered during his first year provide fodder for situations that range from the humorous to the agonizing. Follow his chaotic routine as he searches for solutions, makes mistakes, and deals with the emotional fallout of life as a country vet. 322pp, illustrated by Wendy Liddle. Bright, clean and unmarked. No marks or creases to the spine or the colorful wrappers.... View more info

Kelowna Street Names, Their Origins : a Brief History

By: OKANAGAN HISTORICAL SOCIETY, KELOWN BRANCH

Price: $16.95

Publisher: Kelowna, BC, Kelowna Branch, Okanagan Historical Society: 2010

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 041602

ISBN: 0921241844

Condition: As New


The origins of the names given to Kelowna Streets with biographies of persons after whom many streets were named. 198 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 28 cm. An 'as new' copy - bright, fresh and unmarked. Unpacked weight, 750g. 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 well! View more info

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Wearing the Green Beret: A Canadian with the Royal Marine Commandos

By: OLAFSEN, Jake

Price: $11.95

Publisher: Canada, McClelland & Stewart: 2011

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 1723

ISBN: 0771068522

Condition: As New


Amazing personal account of a Canadian serving in the Afghan War with the elite Royal Marine Commandos. xv, 301 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations, portraits ; 24 cm. An 'as new' copy - bright, fresh and unmarked with a similar, unclipped dustjacket. Weight, 645g. Gift quality! 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 ... View more info

The Lonely Land

By: OLSON, Sigurd F.

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Toronto, McClelland & Stewart: 1974

Edition: Reprint of 1961

Seller ID: 5171

Condition: Fine


True tale of a thrilling white-water adventure by canoe down 500 miles of Canada's wild Churchill River - a great woodsman's classic! Later printing, 8vo, 274pp, illustrated by Francis Lee Jaques. Hardcover in turquoise cloth decorated with a silver motif, with an un-clipped dustjacket. Book is very clean and tight - Fine or better. Dustjacket is also clean and bright but with a little edge wear & light rubbing to the rear panel. Weight, 521g. View more info

Kvinner Ded Gledesbudskap, Av Liu-Wen-Liang, Sy Shi-ing, Sigrun Omestad

By: OMESTAD, Sigrun

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Oslo, Gry Forlag: 1948

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 21006

Condition: VG+


Norwegian language text. 86pp, photo frontis. Bright, clean, unmarked copy. Sound spine. Bright front wrapper. Weight, 130g. View more info

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Rin Tin Tin: The Life and the Legend

By: ORLEAN, Susan

Price: $9.95

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster: 2011

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 2258

ISBN: 1439190135

Condition: As New


Allegedly found in the ruins of a bombed-out dog kennel in France during World War I, then brought to Los Angeles by Lee Duncan, the soldier who found and trained him, by 1927 Rin Tin Tin had become Hollywood's number one box-office star. . . 324 p. : ill. ; 25 cm. An 'as new' copy - bright, fresh and unmarked. Boards show no wear. Unclipped dustjacket is very nearly similar. We ship Worldwide, use both Canada Post and the United States Postal Service, and offer posta... View more info

A Pioneer Gentlewoman in British Columbia: The Recollections of Susan Allison

By: ORMSBY, Margaret A. - Editor

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, University of British Columbia: 1976

Edition: First Trade Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 33890

ISBN: 0774800526

Condition: Very Good


Abridged edition, but contains the full text of Mrs. Allison's memoirs. 144pp, photo illustrated. Bright, clean interior. Unmarked except for a small presentation inscription to the htp. Tight, square binding, very faint creasing to spine. Solid, sound copy. Unpacked weight, 360g. 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 availab... View more info

The Complete Operas of Mozart: A Critical Guide (The Complete Operas Series)

By: OSBORNE, Charles

Price: $7.95

Publisher: London, Orion/Indigo: 1997

Edition: First Trade Paperback Printing This Edit

Seller ID: 1725

ISBN: 0575401192

Condition: Near New


In this volume, Mozart's 22 operas are explored from four points of view: his life at the time each was written; the story, and the way it links with the music; the libretto and librettist, and Mozart's relations with his publishers; and the music itself, analyzed with examples from the score. 349pp, musiscal notation, 3pp ads at back. includes index. An almost 'a snew' copy. Bright, fresh and unmarked. Tight, square binding, no spine creasing. We ship Worldwide, use bo... View more info

Hess: The Fuhrer's Disciple

By: PADFIELD, Peter

Price: $9.95

Publisher: UK, Macmillan Pub Ltd - Papermac: 1995

Edition: First Trade Paperback Printing

Seller ID: 515

ISBN: 0333646843

Condition: VG


This work examines the mystery surrounding Rudolf Hess's journey to Scotland in May, 1941. Did he come seeking peace, or was he acting under orders from his Fuehrer? The book aims to shed light on Hess's personality, the nature of Hitler's Reich and Germany's bid for world domination. Originally published as: 'Hess : Flight for the Fuhrer. Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 1991'. xiv, 402 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations, map ; 22 cm. Internally very clean and bright. Ti... View more info

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William Marshal: Knight-Errant, Baron, and Regent of England

By: PAINTER, Sidney

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Downsview, Ontario, Canada, Univ of Toronto Press: 1997

Edition: Later Edition, Later Printing

Seller ID: 047936

ISBN: 0802064981

Condition: Almost 'As New'


Medieval Academy reprints for teaching, No. 13. Biography of William Marshal Earl of Pembroke, 1144-1219. Reprint. Originally published: Baltimore : Johns Hopkins Press, 1933. xi, 305 p. ; 21 cm. Bright, fresh, unmarked copy, inside and outside. No spine creasing. Small top corner crease to the front wrapper, otherwise 'as new'. ` As new`. Weight, 475g. View more info

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William Marshal: Knight-Errant, Baron, and Regent of England

By: PAINTER, Sidney

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Downsview, Ontario, Canada, Univ of Toronto Press: 1997

Edition: Later Edition, Later Printing

Seller ID: 039940

ISBN: 0802064981

Condition: Near New


Medieval Academy reprints for teaching, 13. Biography of William Marshal Earl of Pembroke, 1144-1219. Reprint. Originally published: Baltimore : Johns Hopkins Press, 1933. xi, 305 p. ; 21 cm. Bright, copy with a little light and eraseable pencil underlines present.. No spine creasing. Externally appears 'near new'. Weight - unpacked, 482g. 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

A Ranching Family : Snapshots and Memories

By: PALMER, Diana Hett

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Saltspring Island, B.C., M. Hepburn & Associates: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Dedicated Authors' Inscription & Signature

Seller ID: 040224

ISBN: 0969794126

Condition: VG+


Memories and anecdotes of life on a Ranch in the Kamloops Region of British Columbia. Signed on the title page - 'To Mavis with my love, Diana [Hett Palmer], Dec. 1994'. Seemingly a scarce title. x, 292 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.. Clean interior. Unmarked except for a previous owner's details to the inside of the front wrapper - the 'Mavis' to whom the book was dedicated. Bright white pages. Tight, square binding, no spine creases. Slight wear here and there. Unpacked weight, 57... View more info