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A Thousand Trails - Personal Journal of William Cameron Townsend 1917-1919 Founder of Wycliffe Bible Translators

By: TOWNSEND WSilliam Cameron; STEVENS, Hugh

Price: $9.00

Publisher: White Rock, B. C., CREDO Publishing Corp: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed By Hugh Stevens

Seller ID: 18945

ISBN: 0920479006

Condition: Fine


'A missionary story about Cam Townsend and his early days in Central America as a missionary. Later he was the founder of Wycliffe Bible Translators'. 224pp. Clean, unmarked copy. Signed by Hugh Stevens, the editor, on the ffep. Tight, square binding, no spine creases. Bright, glossy wrappers. Near new! Unpacked weight, 194g. View more info

The Biography of H.R.H. the Prince of Wales

By: TOWNSEND, W. and L.

Price: $8.95

Publisher: Macmillan, Toronto, 1929:

Seller ID: 4146


Biography of the Duke of Windsor in his earlier life and in his position as the Prince of Wales, heir to the British Throne. 1st Canadian printing, 8vo, 298pp, photo illus. HC in red cloth, gilt. No DJ. Clean, tight copy, VG, or better View more info

The Backwoods of Canada : Being Letters from the Wife of an Emigrant Officer, illustrative of the Domestic Economy of British America

By: TRAILL, Catherine Parr Strickland

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Toronto, Prospero Books: 2000

Edition: Facsimile Reprint

Seller ID: 21556

ISBN: 1552671437

Condition: As New


Facsimile reprint. Originally published: London : C. Knight, 1836. (The library of entertaining knowledge). A volume in the 'Prospero Canadian Collection'. 351 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm. Bright, clean and still fresh. Unmarked and 'as 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 520g 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 desti... View more info

An Autobiography and Other Essays

By: TREVELYAN, G. M.

Price: $9.00

Publisher: London, Longmans, Green and Co.: 1949

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 941

Condition: Near Fine


A collection of essays on a variety of historical, literary and personal themes which have been written during recent years [1930s and 1940s]. George Macaulay Trevelyan [1876-1962] was a British historian and academic. He was a Fellow of Trinity College, Cambridge, from 1898 to 1903. He then spent more than twenty years as a full-time author. He returned to the University of Cambridge and was Regius Professor of History from 1927 to 1943. 237pp, frontis portrait. Interior of the book is very bright and clean and is unmarked. Binding is tight and square. The blue cloth is very bright and clean ... View more info

England in the Age of Wycliffe

By: TREVELYAN, George Macaulay

Price: $9.95

Publisher: New York, Longmans, Green: 1943

Edition: Later Edition of 1899

Seller ID: 494

Condition: Very Good


Originally composed as a dissertation sent in to compete for a fellowship at Trinity College, Cambridge. xvi, 380pp, map, 2 folding maps. Interior is clean and quite bright. Unmarked except for a name in inlkto the inside of the front board. Tight, square binding, sound hinges. Green cloth shows very minor wear to extremities of the spine and tips of corners. Lower corners shows mild bumps. Boards are clean. Unpacked weight, 706g. 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 a... View more info

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The Honky Tonk Angels

By: TROTT, Walt

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Nashville, TN, Nova Books: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Six Autographs

Seller ID: 042789

ISBN: 0963268406

Condition: Fine


Subtitle on spine: The Kitty Wells-Johnny & Jack story. "A dual biography"-- to front cover. Foreword by Chet Atkins. 305 p. : ill. ; 23 cm. Multiple autographs on the title page - Kitty Wells, Johnny Wright, Bobby Wright and three others - for a total of six. Bright, fresh copy, about 'as 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 491g unpacked. Canadian domestic postal rates rise with weight, size and distance; Rates to the USA calculated by weight a... View more info

A whoreson mad fellow (Charles Hippolyte Labussie`re) : an unconventional biography of an original man who at the risk of his life saved from the guillotine the stars of the Comedie Francaise and a great number of other Persons

By: TROWBRIDGE, W. R. H.

Price: $11.50

Publisher: London, Grayson & Grayson: 1933

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 22025

Condition: VG+


Biography of Charles Hippolyte Delpeuch de La Bussiere [1768-1808] French actor and 'enfant terrible', responsible for saving many persons from the guillotine. 275 pages, 8 leaves of plates : frontispiece, illustrations, portraits ; 22 cm. Very bright, clean interior, unmarked. Tight, square binding, sound hinges. Slight wear only to the black cloth. Unpacked weight, 605g. 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 t... View more info

It Happened on the White Pass: The Life and Times of a Narrow-Gage Railway Engineer

By: TRUE, J. D.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Whitehorse, YT, Northbush Publications: 1998

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 039793

ISBN: 1896079024

Condition: VG+


The author's account of his long career working on the White Pass & Yukon Railway in northern Canada. 107pp, illustrated. Bright, clean copy. Ink date to front endpaper otherwise unmarked. Tight, square binding, no spine creases. Almost 'as new'. Weight, 162g. Eligible for inexpensive Canada Post Lettermail rates within Canada, and to the USA and some other Countries. Image available. View more info

The Life and Times of Paul C. Trussell; An Autobiography

By: TRUSSELL, Paul C.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Canada, Author Published: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 33619

Condition: Fine


Autobiography of a British Columbian who lived and worked in a number of locations in the province. 177pp, seveal pages of both b&w and colour pages, map of Trail. Privately published. A Fine copy - bright, clean and unmarked showing no wear. Unpacked weight, 758g. 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 approx US$15.00- up to 5kg total weight, boxed, insured, trackable and faster than regul... View more info

The Life and Death of Lord Erroll: The truth behind the Happy Valley Murder

By: TRZEBINSKI, ERROL; PERY, Emma

Price: $13.50

Publisher: London, Fourth Estate: 2000

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 10256

ISBN: 1857024370

Condition: As New


The definitive solving of the mystery surrounding the murder of the most talked-about and glamorous member of Kenya's notorious Happy Valley set, by the much praised author of bestselling previous books including `The Lives of Beryl Markham'. Short-listed for Macallan Gold Dagger for Non-Fiction 2000. xvii, 364 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm. An 'as new' copy - bright, clean and unmarked, still fresh. The unclipped dustjacket is similar. Unpacked weight, 751g. We use both the Canada Post and the United States Postal Service and offer very competitive postal charges - based on actual costs, no ... View more info

Interrupted Autobiography & Aurora

By: TUNNEY, Kieran

Price: $9.95

Publisher: London, Quartet Books: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 22252

ISBN: 0704327201

Condition: Fine


First part of an 'interrupted' autobiography of playwright and author, Kieran Tunney, plus, the full text of his landmark play, 'Aurora'. 154pp, photo illustrated. Bright, clean, unmarked copy with a sound binding. No wear to cloth. Dustjacket has very minor signs of use. Weight, 420g. 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 with weight, size and distance; Rates to the USA calculated by weight alone as per the USPS. World rates based on specific destination and we... View more info

Heroes, Bums and Ordinary Men; Profiles in Canadian Baseball

By: TURNER, Dan

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Canada, Doubleday Canada: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 23162

ISBN: 0385251890

Condition: Near New


A Showcase of Canadian Baseball talent over the years. 280 pages : portraits (some color) ; 27 cm. Bright, clean, fresh copy. Small gift inscription to the htp, otherwise unmarked. Tight, square binding, no wear to the boards. Price clipped dustjacket is similar. Weight, 883g. 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 approx US$15.00- up to 5kg total weight, boxed, insured, trackable and faste... View more info

Wings of the North

By: TURNER, Dick

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Saanichton, BC, Hancock House: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 047777

ISBN: 0919654614

Condition: About Fine


Life of bush pilot in Northwest Territories of Canada since 1958. 288 p. : ill. ; 22 cm. Book is bright and clean. Previous owner's name, address to the ffep - that of prominent B. C. Businessman S. G. Foord, founder of KalTire. Otherwise unmarked. Binding is tight and square and there is no wear to the cloth. Unclipped dustjacket is reasonably clean, but there is some rippling to the spine [water damage?], not affecting the book. Weight, 568g. View more info

Wings of the North

By: TURNER, Dick

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Saanichton, BC, Hancock House: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 048217

ISBN: 0919654614

Condition: VG+


Life of bush pilot in Northwest Territories of Canada since 1958. 288 p. : ill. ; 22 cm. Book is bright and clean. Previous owner's name, address to the ffep, otherwise unmarked. Binding is tight and square and there is no wear to the cloth. Unclipped dustjacket is reasonably clean, but there is some sun-darkening/rippling to the spine [not water damage], not affecting the book. Weight, 568g. View more info

Wings of the North

By: TURNER, Dick

Price: $6.95

Publisher: Saanichton, BC, Hancock House: 2004

Edition: Sixth Softcover Printing

Seller ID: 054857

ISBN: 0888390602

Condition: About 'As New'


Life of a bush pilot in Northwest Territories of Canada since 1958. 288 p. : ill. ; 22 cm. Book is bright and clean. Unmarked. Binding is tight and square and there is no wear to the wrappers. Unpacked weight, 385g. 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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Autobiography of Mark Twain, Vol. 1

By: TWAIN, Mark

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Berkeley, CA, University of California Press: 2010

Edition: First Edition, Fifth Printing

Seller ID: 051046

ISBN: 0520267192

Condition: Fine


A publication of the Mark Twain Project of the Bancroft Library. Harriet Elinor Smith, editor ; associate editors, Benjamin Griffin, Victor Fischer, Michael B. Frank, Sharon K. Goetz, Leslie Myrick. xix, 736pp, 16pp plates, illustrations. Contents - Vol. I: Preliminary manuscripts and dictations, 1870-1905 -- Autobiographical dictations, January-March 1906 -- Family biographies -- Speech at the seventieth birthday dinner, 5 December 1905 -- Speech at the Players, 3 January 1906. Almost 'as new' - bright, fresh and unmarked. Tight, square binding, no wear to the cloth. The unclipped dustjacket ... View more info

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Autobiography of Mark Twain, Vol. 1

By: TWAIN, Mark; SMITH, Harriet Elinor [editor]

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Berkeley, University of California Press: 2010

Edition: First Edition, Third Printing

Seller ID: 050803

ISBN: 0520267192

Condition: About 'As New'


This is Mark Twain's uncensored autobiography in its entirety & exactly as he left it. For 100 years since Twain's death the manuscript has been under lock & key, in accordance with his instructions. It presents Mark Twain's authentic and unsuppressed voice, brimming with humor, ideas, and opinions, and speaking clearly from the grave as he intended. "A publication of the Mark Twain Project of the Bancroft Library." Editor: Harriet Elinor Smith ; associate editors: Benjamin Griffin [and others]. xix, 736 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 26 cm. Bright, clean, unma... View more info

Cowboys, Characters & Critters: The Life of the British Columbia Cowboy

By: TWAN, Liz

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Alkali Lake, B. C., Coyote Lake Publishing: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 19859

Condition: As New


A photographic essay with a focus on the everyday life of the ranch cowboys, many of whom are Esketemc First Nation cowboys. The ranch was sold to the Douglas Lake Cattle Company in April 2008. 96pp, full colour. An 'as new' copy - bright, clean and unmarked. Unpacked weight, 271g. Eligible for inexpensive Canada Post Lettermail rates to Canada and the USA ; other Countries somewhat more. View more info

Eye Witness; The Illustrated Jimmy Hendrix Concerts 1968

By: VALKHOFF, Ben - Compiler

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Rotterdam, Up From the Skies Unlimited: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 13335

ISBN: 9073235782

Condition: Fine


Comprehensive account in photographs and in eye-witness reports by many individuals, of the concerts played by Jimi Hendrix during 1968. 144pp, profusely photo illustrated. An 'almost as new' copy showing only minute sign of wear/use. Unmarked. Unpacxked weight, 880g. 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

Leonardo Da Vinci; The Tragic Pursuit of Perfection

By: VALLENTIN, Antonia

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Viking Press: 1938

Edition: First Edition in English

Seller ID: 16273

Condition: Fine


Biography of Leonardo da Vinci, 1452-1519. xii, 561pp, illustrated in color and in b&w. Translated from the German. CLC Number: 692247254. Hard to believe that this copy dates from 1938 - book is Fine, bright, clean and unmarked. Tight, square binding, sound hinges, no wear to the cloth. The unclipped dustjacket is also bright and clean but with edge wear, short closed tears, and a couple of tiny chips. 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 1.104kg unpacked requi... View more info