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Looking Back at the Cariboo-Chilcotin with Irene Stangoe

By: STANGOE, Irene

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Surrey, B. C,., Heritage House Pub Co Ltd: 2005

Edition: First Edition, Second Printing

Seller ID: 34403

ISBN: 1895811252

Condition: As New


Frontier and Pioneer Life in British Columbia's Cariboo-Chilcotin region. 157 pages : illustrations, maps ; 22 cm. An 'as new' copy - bright, fresh and unmarked. Unpacked weight, 219g. Ships within North America, in card sleeve, for $4.50-$6.50 depending on location. Overseas - shipping at cost. Image available. View more info

Arthur Rimbaud [1854-1891]

By: STARKIE, Enid

Price: $9.95

Publisher: New York, New Directions Book: 1961

Edition: New Edition

Seller ID: 501

Condition: VG+


First published by Oxford in 1954. This edition completely rewritten edition with revision of the chapter "Illuminations" and a more thorough study of the poet, using his complete writings published in 1946. 491pp, notes, index. Book is clean and unmarked. Old bookplate to the fpde. Tight, square binding no wear to the boards. The unclipped dustjacket is complete with a little edge wearto the corners/tips and ssome light rubbing/soiling to the rear panel. Front panel with portrait of Rimbaud is clean and unmarked. Unpacked weight, 591g. We use both the Canada Post and the United States... View more info

The Songwriters

By: STAVEACRE, Tony

Price: $9.95

Publisher: London, British Broadcasting Corporation: 1980

Seller ID: 17851

ISBN: 0563176385

Condition: Near Fine


History, criticism, biography. Includes - Leslie Stuart: 'The lily of laguna'. Lionel Monckton: 'Arcady is ever young'. Noel Coward: 'Poor little rich girl'. Ray Noble: 'Goodnight sweetheart'. Ivor Novello: 'We'll gather lilacs'. Lionel Bart: 'Fings ain't wot they used t'be'. John Lennon and Paul McCartney: 'A hard days's night'. Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber: 'Heaven on their minds'. 191 pages : illustrations, facsimile, portraits ; 24 cm. Bright, clean, unmarked interior. Tight, square binding, no wear to the cloth. The unclipped dustjacket is nearly similar with minor wear to the extremi... View more info

Emily, Wife of PFT

By: STCYR-TOMPKINS, C. J.

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Vernon, BC, Author Published: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 32848

Condition: About Fine


Biography of an English, pioneer immigrant to British Columbia on the ocassion of her 100th birthday. 161pp, photo illustrated. Bright, clean, unmarked copy, almost 'as new'. Weight, 250g. Ships within North America, in card sleeve, for $4.00-$6.50 depending on location. Overseas - shipping at cost. Image available. View more info

My Life with the Eskimo

By: STEFANSSON, Vilhjalmur; ANDERSON, Rudolf Martin

Price: $100.00

Publisher: New York, Macmillan: 1922

Edition: Later Edition of 1913

Seller ID: 040059

Condition: Fine


"Between 1906 and 1918, anthropologist and explorer Vilhjalmur Stefansson went on three long expeditions to the Alaskan and Canadian Arctic. For supplies he relied heavily on local resources, and he adopted the Eskimo way of living, thus successfully demonstrating his theory that the rigors of existence in the Arctic are much reduced by the use of such techniques. "Report on natural history collections of the expedition, by Rudolf Martin Anderson": pages 436-527. ix, 538 pages, [62] leaves of plates (2 folded) : illustrations, maps, portraits ; 23 cm. Includes index. OCLC Number: 1... View more info

Homer Stevens: A Life in Fishing

By: STEVENS, Homer; KNIGHT, Rolf

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Madeira Park, British Columbia, Canada, Harbour Pub Co: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 22299

ISBN: 1550170708

Condition: Fine


Autobiography of British Columbia's Homer Stevens, who spent 50 years in the fishing industry both as a fisherman and as a labor leader in the United Fishermen and Allied Worker's Union. 255pp, photo illustrated. Bright, clean, unmarked copy, about 'as new'. Weight, 550g. 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

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Past to Present: A Reporter's Story Of War, Spies, People, And Politics

By: STEVENSON, William

Price: $14.00

Publisher: USA, Lyons Press: 2012

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 633

ISBN: 0762773707

Condition: Fine


William Stevenson may be best known for his friendship with and books about another William Stephenson, otherwise known as Intrepid, whose spy network and secret diplomacy changed the course of history. Originally published in 1976, A Man Called Intrepid sold over 2 million copies and quickly became a New York Timesbestseller. However, readers will be just as fascinated by his life's story and adventures. vii, 264 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm. Book is about 'as new', the unclipped dustjacket nearly so. Unmarked. Unpacked weight, 485g. We ship Worldwide using both Canada Post and the United St... View more info

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Letters of a Woman Homesteader

By: STEWART, Elinpre Pruitt

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin: 1982

Edition: Ninth PB Printing

Seller ID: 052463

ISBN: 0395321379

Condition: Good VG


First-person account of life on the American frontier. Elinore Stewart took to homesteading at Burt Fork, Wyoming in 1909. First published in 1914. Foreword by Gretel Ehrlich. 281 p. : illustrated. ; 20 cm. Clean copy. Unmarked interior except for a gift inscription to the htp by, we believe, a descendent of the author. Tight, square binding, single spine crease. Unpacked weight, 310g. 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 distan... View more info

Bethune

By: STEWART, Roderick

Price: $7.95

Publisher: Toronto, New Press: 1974

Edition: First Edition, Second Printing

Seller ID: 28315

ISBN: 088701914

Condition: About Fine


Betune was a Canadian Doctor who went to fight fascism in the Spanish Civil War in the 1930's, and who became a hero of the Chinese Revolution in the 1940's. 210pp, photo illustrated, maps. Very clean, tight copy, no wear to the cloth. Dustjacket is not clipped but shows some rubbing and has a closed tear to the bottom corner of the rear panel. Unpacked weight, 522g 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 524g. Canadian domestic postal rates rise with weight, size and... View more info

God's Galloping Girl: The Peace River Diaries of Monica Storrs, 1929-1931

By: STORRS, Monica

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Vancouver, University of British Columbia Press: 1984

Edition: Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 17364

ISBN: 0-7748-0110-7

Condition: VG+


Diaries of Monica Storr who embarked on a wilderness life in the depressed thirties amidst the hardships of British Columbia's Peace River Country. Edited by W. L. Morton with Vera K. Fast. Preface by R. D. Symons. 307pp, photo illustrated. Bright, clean, unmarked copy. No ownership marks. Sound binding, light spine creases. 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 613g unpacked. Canadian domestic postal rates rise with weight, size and distance; Rates to the USA c... View more info

Crusoe of Lonesome Lake

By: STOWE, Leland

Price: $29.50

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1957

Edition: Twelfth Printing of First Editiion

Seller ID: 06232

Condition: Near Fine


Story of a man with a passion for leading life in his own way; story of Ralph Edwards' pioneering life in the wild interior of Northern British Columbia. 234pp, endpaper maps. Book is very clean and bright with a firm, tight binding. Unmarked. Dustjacket has price clip and top edge chips but is generally clean. Weight, 496g. View more info

Eminent Victorians: Cardinal Manning, Florence Nightingale, Dr. Arnold, General Gordon

By: STRACHEY, Giles Lytton

Price: $9.95

Publisher: London, Collins: 1970

Edition: Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 2349

Condition: About Fine


'Vivid, polished and unusually causticportraits of four eminent Victorians. With and Introduction by Noel Annan. A volume in 'Collis Classics', No 648. 288pp, frontis portrait. Book is bright, clean and junmarked with a tight, square binding, no wear to the cloth. Unclipped dustjacket is also clean and bright with a wee bit of wear to the top of the spine. Unpacked weight, 281g 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; Rate... View more info

Within the Fringe: An Autobiography

By: STUART, James [Viscount Stuart of Findhorn]

Price: $7.95

Publisher: London, Bodley Head: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 20501

Condition: Good VG


Autobiography of Viscount Stuart of Findhorn, British politician, Cabinet Minister, Chief Whip for Churchill [1941-1951], Soldier, and Socialite. 188pp, photo illustrated. Bright, clean copy with a sound binding. Gift inscription to ffep. Virtually no wear to cloth. Dustjacket, unclipped, has a little edge wear, tiny chips etc. 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 380g unpacked. Canadian domestic postal rates rise with weight, size and distance; Rates to the US... View more info

In the Shadow of the Cutbanks: A Story of Growing up in Prince George

By: SUGDEN, Jessie Bond

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Prince George, B. C., Fraser-Fort George Museum Society: 1986

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 14395

ISBN: 0920191029

Condition: Fine


Autobiographical account of growing up in the Prince George area of British Columbiafrom the 1920s on. 44 p., [19] p. of plates : ill. ; 25 cm. An 'as new' copy - brright, fresh and unmarked with a sound, stapled binding. Unpacked weight, 168g. Ships via inexpensive Canada Post Lettermail within North America, in card sleeve. From $3.00 to $6.50 depending on exact weight and location. Image available. Enquire for rates to Worldwide destinations. View more info

Official and Confidential: The Secret Life of J. Edgar Hoover

By: SUMMERS, Anthony

Price: $9.95

Publisher: U.S.A., Putnam's: 1993

Edition: 11th Printing

Seller ID: 23046

ISBN: 0399138005

Condition: About Fine


'In this ground-breaking, at times shocking biography, J. Edgar Hoover, the man who ruled over the FBI for nearly fifty years, emerges definitively as one of the greatest menaces of our times'. 528 pages, 16 pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm. Bright, clean, unmarked copy, still reasonably fresh. Tight, square binding, no wear to the boards. The unclipped dustjacket is nearly similar. Weight, 928g. We use both the Canada Post and the United States Postal Service and offer very competitive postal charges - based on actual costs, no overcharging. Images always available. Shipped well packe... View more info

Sutcliffe Chronicles

By: SUTCLIFFE, Iva I.; LAIDLAW, Edna

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Canada, Author Published: 1994

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 20359

ISBN: 1550562827

Condition: Fine


History of the Sutcliffe Family and allied Families, mainly in Canada. Allied families include - Tate, Mullins, Hartley and others. 128pp, family photos. There are a small number of relevant notes & additions in ink in this copy. Otherwise, the book is bright and clean with a sound binding. No wear to the dark brown faux leather or the bright gilt titles and family crest. Unpacked weight, 412g. Ships within Canada at low, Lettermail rates. View more info

No need for Drums

By: SUTHERLAND, Florence Letts: BELL, Lorna

Price: $9.50

Publisher: Fort Vermilion, AB, Lilybell Books: 1990

Edition: First Printing

Inscription: Author Signed Copy

Seller ID: 038603

ISBN: 0889259100

Condition: Near Fine


Autobiography of the author with considerable local history of Fort Vermilion and area, in Alberta. 194pp, photo illustrated. Bright, clean interior. Small ink name to top margin of tp otherwise unmarked. Tight, square binding. Bright, glossy, unmarked wrappers giving the book a near new appearance. No spine creases. Weight, 352g. 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 t... View more info

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Stephen Spender: A Literary Life

By: SUTHERLAND, John

Price: $14.95

Publisher: USA, Oxford University Press: 2005

Edition: First American Printing

Seller ID: 2442

ISBN: 0195178165

Condition: As New


Biography of the English poet, novelist and essayist Sir Stephen Spender, 1909-1995. 627pp, photo illustrated. An 'as new' copy - bright, clean and unmarked, quite fresh, in a nearly similar, unclipped dustjacket showing a 'smidgin' of wear to the head of the spine. npacked weight, 1.098kg 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 specific dest... View more info

The Crippled Tree : China : Biography, History, Autobiography

By: SUYIN, Han

Price: $9.00

Publisher: London, United Kingdom, Jonathan Cape Limited: 1965

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 20003

Condition: VG+


Autobiographical account of the author and her family during the years 1885 and 1928. 461pp, photo illustrated, map. Clean interior, bright, white pages. Small gift inscription to the top margin of the verso of the htp. Tight, square binding, no wear to the bright, red cloth. The price-clipped dustjacket shows light surface rubbing, a little edge wear and wear to the extremities of the spine. Unpacked weight, 675g. 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 al... View more info

Cossack Gold: The secret of the white army Treasure

By: SVIDINE, Nicholas

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown: 1975

Edition: First English Language Edition

Seller ID: 2732

ISBN: 0316823309

Condition: Almost 'As New'


Memoir of "the son of a great Cossack family unquestionably loyal to the Czar [Nicholas II]," who was forced to flee Russia during the Revolution. In exile, he eventually found himself "summoned by General Pokrovsky to Burgas, a Bulgarian port on the Black Sea. Pokrovsky, as director of White Army military affairs behind the lines, had been charged with gathering all the deposits of both state and private banks as well as the contents of private estates whose owners were dead or in flight.Translation of 'Le secret de Nicolas Svidine'. translated from the French by Leonard Mayhew. ... View more info