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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. This item weighs 650g unpacked. Canadian domestic postal rates rise with weight, size and distance; Rates to the USA calcula... View more info

Do You Remember?; Volume 1

By: MUSEUM WRITERS GROUP

Price: $9.95

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: $9.95

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: $15.00

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 the 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: $15.00

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 the 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: $15.00

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 the 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: $9.95

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: $9.95

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 the 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: $9.95

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 the 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

Napoleon's Dresden Campaign: The Battles of August 1813

By: NAFZIGER, George

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Chicago, Emperor's Press: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 046138

ISBN: 0962665541

Condition: Fine


This work is the second in a three-volume series on the 1813 campaign; it is the first significant study on the 1813 campaign since Petre. Unlike the other English works on the campaign, it was prepared using French archival and published sources, as well as German, Danish and Russian published sources. 352 pages : illustrations, maps, facsimiles, portraits ; 27 cm. Very bright, clean and unmarked copy. Tight, square binding, sound hinges. No wear to the blue, faux-leather cloth with brigh, gilt titles. Unclipped dustjacket is similar. Unpacked weight, 900g. We use both the Canada Post and th... View more info

Napoleon at Leipzig: The Battle of Nations

By: NAFZIGER, George

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Chicago, Emperor's Press: 1996

Edition: Later Edition of 1990

Seller ID: 046140

ISBN: 1883476100

Condition: Fine


Part of a three-part series on the 1813 campaign. George Nafziger's intensive research into the 1813 campaign shows how the finest general of all time was bought to bay. The greatest battle of the Napoleonic Wars, and the campaign that led up to it, is thoroughly studied for the first time in English in Napoleon at Leipzig. 384pp, illustrated, maps. Very bright, clean inteior, unmarked. Tight, square binding, sound hinges. No wear to the black faux-leather cloth or the bright, gilt titles. The unclipped dustjacket in a brodart is similar. Unpacked weight, 1.009kg. We use both the Canada Post ... 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 prior to packing. We ship Worldwide, at cost, using both Canada Post and the United States Postal Service, and offer postal char... View more info

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The Colonel: The Extraordinary Story of Colonel Tom Parker and Elvis Presley

By: NASH, Alanna

Price: $9.95

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster: 2003

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 15626

ISBN: 0743213017

Condition: About 'As New'


Digging exhaustively into the past, this biography shows that Colonel Tom Parker [born Andreas Cornelis van Kuijk] was a certified psychopath and Elvis Presley was only one of his unwitting victims. "The Colonel" brings this fascinating story to light in full detail. xviii, 394 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm. An almost 'as new' copy with a black 'remainder mark' to the bottom edge. Otherwise bright, clean and appearing 'as new'. In a similar, but unmarked, unclipped dustjacket. Unpacked weight, 690g. We use both the Canada Post and the United States Postal Service and offer very competi... 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. Canadian domestic postal rates rise with weight, size and distance; Rates to the USA calculated by weight alone as per the... 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 competitive postal charges - based on actual costs, no overcharging. View more info

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 always available. 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. This item weighs 540g unpacked. Canadian domestic postal rates rise with weight, size and distance; Rates to the USA calcu... View more info