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Mackenzie King

By: ROGERS, Norman McLeod; LEWIS, John

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Toronto, G.N. Morang : T. Nelson & Sons: 1935

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 667

Condition: VG+


A revised and extended edition of a biographical sketch by John Lewis (published in 1925). Mackenzie King, 1874-1950, was the dominant Canadian political leader from the 1920s through the 1940s. He served as the tenth prime minister of Canada in 1921-1926, 1926-1930 and 1935-1948. xii, 212pp, photo illustrated. Clean interior, unmarked except for an ink signature to the ffep. Tight, square binding, sound hinges, no wear to the clean, red cloth. Un packed weight, 465g. We use both the Canada Post and the United States Postal Service and offer very competitive postal charges - based on actual... View more info

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Grizzlies In Their Backyard

By: ROMULO, Beth Day

Price: $7.95

Publisher: Surrey, B. C,., Heritage House Publishing: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1961

ISBN: 1895811163

Condition: As New


A book about Grizzly Bears and about Jim and laurette Stanto who lived for more than 30 years in harmont with the big bears at B. C.'s Knight Inlet. 192 p. : ill. ; 22 cm. An 'as new' copy - bright, fresh and unmarked, no spine ot wrapper marks or creases. 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 266g. Canadian domestic postal rates rise with weight, size and distance. View more info

Edward IV

By: ROSS, Charles Derek

Price: $14.50

Publisher: USA, Univ of California Press: 1974

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 24952

ISBN: 0520027817

Condition: Fine


Biography of Edward IV, 1442-1486, ruled 1461-70 & 1471-83, first Yorkist King of England. In his own time Edward IV was seen as an able and successful king who rescued England from the miseries of civil war and provided the country with firm, judicious, and popular government. xvi, 479 pages, [12] leaves of plates : illustrations (1 color) ; 25 cm. A Fine copy - bright, clean and unmarked. No wear to the two-toned cloth. Unpacked weight, 1.042kg We ship Worldwide, at cost, using both Canada Post and the United States Postal Service, and offer postal charges, at cost, without overcharging. ... View more info

Khubilai Khan: His Life and Times

By: ROSSABI, Morris

Price: $7.95

Publisher: Berkeley, Univ of California Press: 1988

Edition: Book Club Edition

Seller ID: 972

ISBN: 0520059131

Condition: About Fine


Khubilai Khan [1215-1294], the thirteenth-century Mongol leader who re-unified China was a man of many aspects. His long reign was marked by dynamic and often benevolent administration, religious tolerance, the encouragement of Chinese culture and an unprecedented cultural and economic linking of Asia and Europe. xvii, 322pp, illustrated, maps. Bright, clean, interior, unmarked., Tight, square binding, sound hinges, no wear to the boards. The dustjacket is bright and claen but with edge wear. Unpacked weight, 568g. View more info

Provincial Russia in the Age of Enlightenment : the Memoir of a Priest's Son

By: ROSTISLAVOV, Dmitrii Ivanovich; MARTIN, Al;exander M.

Price: $9.95

Publisher: USA, Northern Illinois University Press: 2002

Edition: First Impression, Trade Paperback

Seller ID: 27230

ISBN: 0875805922

Condition: Near Fine


Dmitrii Ivanoich Rostislavov was a mathematician, teacher and social critic in the late 18th and early 19th centuries. Translated into English for the first time, his observations on daily life reveal the cultural milieu and issues of his time [1820-1870]. Translated and edited by Alexander M. Martin. xliii, 236 p. ; 23 cm. Bright, clean, unmarked copy, still fresh. Tight, square binding, no spine creases. Only sign of wear - minor wear to the tips of the fore-edges of the front panel. Unpacked weight, 485g. We ship Worldwide, at cost, using both Canada Post and the United States Postal Servi... View more info

The Wild McLeans

By: ROTHENBURGER, Mel

Price: $9.50

Publisher: Victoria, Orca: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 038591

ISBN: 1551430061

Condition: As New


Story of an early B.C. family who became an Outlaw gang. 1st printing. Wrappers, 8vo, 278pp, illustrated. Bright, clean and unmarked. Tight, square binding no spine creases. Unpacked weight, 476g. View more info

Modern English Painters, Sickert to Moore

By: ROTHENSTEIN, John

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Readers Union - Eyre & Spottiswoode: 1957

Edition: Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 782

Condition: Near Fine


First published by Eyre & Spottiswoode in two volumes in 1952 and 1956. This reprint edition is complete in a single volume. xii, pp13-591, 64 b&w photo plates. Bright, clean and unmarked interior. Tight, square binding, sound hinges. Red cloth shows no wear. Unmarked except fot a very small ink stamp to the bottom margin of the ffep. Unpacked weight, 1.060kg. 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 packed. USA postage usually $6.50 or less. Cana... View more info

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Lancasters and Lanyards: Memoirs of Chief Superintendent Jack Denison Routledge (D.F.C.) Royal Canadian Mounted Police

By: ROUTLEDGE, Jack

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Victoria, BC, Trafford on Demand Pub: 2003

Edition: Second Printing

Inscription: Dedicated Author's Inscription & Signature

Seller ID: 036020

ISBN: 1412000998

Condition: VG+


Memoirs of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police's Jack Denison Routledge and an account of his WWII service in the Royal Air Force. Dedicated author's inscription and signature beneath the frontis photo portrait. 249pp, photo illustrated. Bright and clean, inside and outside. Tight, square binding, no creases to spine. Only very slight signs of use. Weight, 345g. 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

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A Dash of Daring: Carmel Snow and Her Life In Fashion, Art, and Letters

By: ROWLANDS, Penelope

Price: $14.95

Publisher: New York, Atria Books: 2005

Edition: First Atria Printing

Seller ID: 20002

ISBN: 0743480457

Condition: Fine


Presents a chronicle of the extraordinary life of Carmel Snow on both sides of the Atlantic, beginning in nineteenth-century Ireland and continuing on to Paris, Milan and New York City, the fashion capitals of the world. This book includes stories of the colourful and glamorous, in a portrait of the fashion world during a golden era. xiv, 559 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm. Book is bright, clean and unmarked - about 'as new'. Binding is tight and square, no wear to the boards. The unclipped dustjacket is nearly similar - just showing slight surface wear/soiling. Unpacked weight, 1.... View more info

Peter the White Cat of Trenarren

By: ROWSE, Alfred Lestie

Price: $8.50

Publisher: London, Michael Joseph: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 23436

ISBN: 0718112288

Condition: VG+


Elizabethan and Shakespearian scholar, A. L. Rowse [1903-1997], writes a moving tribute to his Cornish Cat, Peter. 103pp, photo illustrated. Bright, clean, unmarked copy. Slight edge wear to the price-clipped dustjacket. . Soild, sound copy. Weight, 270g. View more info

Enchantment and Sorrow: The Autobiography of Gabrielle Roy

By: ROY, Gabrielle

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Toronto, Lester & Orpen Dennys: 1987

Edition: First Edition in English

Seller ID: 12909

ISBN: 0886191017

Condition: VG+


Traces the author's life from her Manitoba childhood to her return from a two-year stay in France and England just before World War II. She describes her isolation and alienation as she searched for an identity and a voice. Gabrielle Roy [1909-1983], French Canadian author. Translation of: 'La Detresse et l'enchantement'. Translated by Patricia Claxton. 414pp. Book is bright, clean and unmarked except for very slight marks to the fore-edge. Mild bumps to the bottom corners. Tight, sqyuare binding. The unclipped dustjacket is also bright and clean with slight top edge wear. Unpacked weight, 1... View more info

Sherwood Lett: His Life and Times

By: ROY, Reginald H.

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Vancouver, University of British Columbia Alumni: 1991

Edition: First Edition, 6th Printing

Seller ID: 050562

ISBN: 0-9695316-0-5

Condition: About Fine


Biography of a great British Columbia - Rhodes Scholar, soldier and commander in two World Wars, Diplomat, lawyer, Chief Justice of B.C. etc. 180pp, photo illustrated. About Fine copy, very clean and tight. Unmarked. Unclipped dustjacket shows only minor wear. We ship from both Canada and the United States with very competitive rates. Weight, 430g. 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 packed. [Maximum postage to anywhere within Canada is now app... View more info

Stonewall Jackson's Verse

By: RUMBURG, H. Rondel

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Hueytown, AL, Society for Biblical and Southern Studies: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 630

ISBN: 0963973002

Condition: Fine


"Dr. Rumburg goes right to the heart of the matter in this small volume. He gives a better understanding of the man and what made him the man he was than many who have filled countless pages with their words." -- Charles Estell Baker, D.D. Stonewall Jackson, 1824-1863. 147 pages : portraits ; 23 cm. BRight, clean copy, inside and outside. No wear to the cloth. Unclipped dustjacket is similar. Unpacked weight, 377g. We ship Worldwide using both Canada Post and the United States Postal Service, and offer postal charges, at cost, without overcharging. Canadian domestic postal rates rise w... View more info

Grizzly Country

By: RUSSELL, Andy

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1976

Edition: 10th Printing of 1967

Seller ID: 051157

Condition: VG+


'A many-sided view of the grizzly bear and the world in which he lives, by a noted guide, hunter-naturalist, and photographer. xii, 302 p. : ill. ; 22 cm. OCLC Number: 818010102. Internally the book is bright and clean. Gift inscription to the ffep otherwise unmarked. Tight, square binding, sound hinges, no wear to the cloth. Price-clipped dustjacket is clean and unmarked but with some minor top-edge wear. 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 536g. Canadian domestic... View more info

Trails of a Wilderness Wanderer

By: RUSSELL, Andy

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Markham, ON, Fitzhenry & Whiteside Ltd: 2000

Edition: First Trade Paperback Printing

Seller ID: 041504

ISBN: 1550414801

Condition: VG+


From his boyhood days through his adulthood as a trapper, guide, naturalist, and outdoorsman, Andy Russell lived a lifestyle that would be nearly impossible today. Growing up in a ranching community in a "land of boots and saddles, guns and fishing rods, and the smell of pines and grass," he observed the ways of animals wild and tame, braved rugged mountaintops and freezing rivers, and forged friendships with the local Indians. xv, 297 p. : ill., portr. ; 22 cm. zBright, clean, unmarked interior. Tight, square binding, no spine creases. only small defect. A little curl to the tips of t... View more info

Nelson and the Hamiltons

By: RUSSELL, Jack

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Toronto, Copp Clark Co.: 1969

Edition: First Canadian Edition

Seller ID: 20463

Condition: Fine


An account of the scandalous relationship between Lord Nelson ad the Hamilton Family centering on his affair with Lady Emma Hamilton. 371pp, illustrated. Bright, clean, unmarked copy with a sound binding. No wear to navy cloth. Dustjacket is bright and clean with just a little 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 720g unpacked. Canadian domestic postal rates rise with weight, size and distance; Rates to the USA calculated by weight alone as per the U... View more info

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Crazy Horse: The Strange Man of the Oglalas

By: SANDOZ, Mari

Price: $12.00

Publisher: USA, Bison Books/U of Nebraska Press: 2008

Edition: Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 33504

ISBN: 0803217870

Condition: As New


Crazy Horse, the legendary military leader of the Oglala Sioux whose personal power and social nonconformity contributed to his reputation as being “strange,” fought in many famous battles, including the Little Bighorn, and held out tirelessly against the U.S. government’s efforts to confine the Lakotas to reservations. Finally, in the spring of 1877 he surrendered, only to meet a violent death. First published in 1942. Introduction to te Bison edition by Vine Deloria Jr. xxii, 481 pages : illustrations, map ; 20 cm. An 'as new' copy - bright, fresh and unmarked. Tight, square binding, n... View more info

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Churchill: Wanted Dead or Alive

By: SANDYS, Celia

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Carroll & Graf: 2000

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 12210

ISBN: 0786707046

Condition: As New


In this stirring biography of a brash, resourceful Churchill in his early 20s, Sandys retraces her illustrious grandfather's path through South Africa as she reconstructs his adventures during nine months of the Anglo-Boer War at the end of the last century. Celia Sandys is Churchill's grandaughter! xxxi, 233 pages, 24 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps, portraits ; 23 cm. An 'as new' copy - bright, fresh, unmarked, in a similar, unclipped dustjacket. Unpacked weight, 636g. We use both the Canada Post and the United States Postal Service and offer very competitive postal charges... View more info

Rembrandt ... With forty Illustrations

By: SARP, Elizabeth Amelia; REMBRANDT VAN RIJN

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Methuen & Co.: 1904

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 325

Condition: Near Fine


Biography of Dutch painter & printmaker, Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn [1606-1669]. Illustrated with 40 plates. xi, 205pp, includes a Catalogue of Pictures and an index. Top edge gilt. Attractive marbled endpapers. Internally clean and unmarked. Very slight foxing to page edges. Attractive bookplate to the fpde. Vellum spine with gilt flower decoration. Tight, square binding. Unpacked weight,m 312g. Too thick for lettermail. View more info

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The Complete Memoirs of George Sherston (Faber Paper-Covered Editions)

By: SASSOON, Siegfreid

Price: $14.50

Publisher: London, Faber & Faber: 1972

Edition: Fourth Printing This Edition

Seller ID: 1694

ISBN: 0571099130

Condition: As New


Sassoon's fictionalized autobiography of his experiences in the trenches during World War I. First published in 1937. 656 pages; 19 cm. An 'as new' copy - bright. clean and unmarked with a tight, square binding, no 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 427g unpacked. Canadian domestic postal rates rise with weight, size and distance; Rates to the USA calculated by weight alone as per the USPS. World rates are based on specific destination and wei... View more info