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With Wolfe to Quebec

By: WARNER, Oliver

Price: $9.95

Publisher: UK, History Book Club: 1972

Edition: Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 569

Condition: Fine


An account of the victory of Britain's General Wolfe over the French Marquis de Montcalm, at Quebec in1759. 224pp, illustrated maps, endpaper maps. Book is bright, clean and unmarked still quite fresh. Tight, square binding, sound hinges, no wear to the cloth. The unclipped dustjacket is also bright and cxlean but with two very short, closed tears to the top edge of the front panel, and slight edge wear elsewhere. Unpacked weight, 579g. 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 o... View more info

Stuck on an Island

By: WATSON, Jacqueline

Price: $14.00

Publisher: San Diego, CA, Author Published: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Dedicated Authors' Inscription & Signature

Seller ID: 566

Condition: Fine


Adventures of an American couple in the Canadian Gulf islands. 244pp, illustrations by Migs Russell Edwards. Dedication in the author's hand to friends on Salt Spring Island. This copy appears to be the first version with a spiral wire binding, printed in the USA in 1997. Illustration to the front wrapper in green ink. A Fine copy - 'as new'. Unpacked weight, 368g. 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 c... View more info

Great Bear: A Journey Remembered

By: WATT, Frederick B.

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Yellowknife, Outcrop Ltd.: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 30996

ISBN: 0-919315-00-3

Condition: About Fine


Story of the Great Bear mining Rush of the early 1930's - the discovery of pitchblende near Great Bear Lake in Canada's Northwest Territories. Signed by the author on the half title page. 228pp, photo illustrated, endpaper maps. Bright, clean copy with a sound binding. Gift inscription to head of htp, otherwise unmarked. Dustjacket has a little edge wear to extremities of spine. Weight, 570g. 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. Ima... View more info

People & Places

By: WEBBER, Harold; WHITE, Derryll

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Castlegar, BC, Cotinneh Books: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Dedicated Author's Inscription & Signature

Seller ID: 041712

Condition: Fine


A collection of stories and some reminiscences about Castlegar [British Columbia] and the surrounding area in the very early days. Written by local historia, Harold Webber, and edited by Derryll White. 123 pages : illustrations. OCLC Number: 317825273. Dedicated inscription and signature in the hand of the author to the half-title page. Bright, clean interior, unmarked - as new. Fixed dustjacket with map of the area is nearly similar - missing the top tip of the front panel. Oterwise, also 'as new'. Unpacked weight, 227g. Ships via inexpensive Canada Post Lettermail within North America, in ca... View more info

The Way We Were : Skeena Valley Pioneer Memories

By: WEBER, Evva L. - Editor

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Terrace, B. C., Author Published:

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Author Signed Copy

Seller ID: 12971

Condition: About Fine


An account of pioneers in the Skeena Valley & Terrace areas of British Columbia. 136pp, photo illustrated. Signed by Evva Weber on the Introduction page. Bright, clean, unmnarked interior. Tight, glued binding. Clean, unmarked wrappoers. Appears virtually 'as new'. Ships via inexpensive Canada Post Lettermail within North America, in card sleeve. Under $5.00 depending on location. Images available. Enquire for rates to Worldwide destinations. View more info

Webster!

By: WEBSTER, Jack

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Vancouver, BC, Canada, Douglas & McIntyre, Limited: 1990

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Inscription: Inscribed By the Author

Seller ID: 20920

ISBN: 0888947062

Condition: Fine


Autobiography of hard-hitting broadcaster from British Columbia, by way of Glasgow, Jack Webster. Boldly signed by Webster on the title page. 247pp, photo illustrated. Fine copy - bright and fresh - with a similar dustjacket. 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 570g 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 weight. ... View more info

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The Medical Discoveries of Edward Bach, Physicin; What Flowers Do for the Human Body

By: WEEKS, Nora

Price: $6.00

Publisher: London, C. W. Daniel Co.: 1973

Seller ID: 051009

ISBN: 0852070012

Condition: VG+


Edward Bach [1886-1936], English doctor, homeopath, bacteriologist and spiritual writer, best known for developing a range of remedies called the Bach flower remedies, a form of alternative medicine inspired by classical homeopathic traditions. 141pp, photo frontis portrait, 2pp publisher's ads at rear. Bright, clean anmd unmarked with a tight, square binding, no wear to the cloth.. Unpacked weight, 195g. Eligible for inexpensive Canada Post Lettermail rates to Canada and the USA ; other Countries somewhat more. View more info

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Jung: A Biography

By: WEHR, Gerhard

Price: $13.50

Publisher: Boston, Shambhala: 2001

Edition: First Paperback Printing

Seller ID: 912

ISBN: 0877734550

Condition: Near Fine


Biography of C. G. Jung [1975-1961], Swiss psychiatrist and psychoanalyst who founded analytical psychology. Jung's work was influential in the fields of psychiatry, anthropology, archaeology, literature, philosophy, and religious studies. Translated from the German by David M. Weeks. viii, 549 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm An 'almost as new' copy - only defect is minor delamination to the bottom edge of the front wrappers. Tight, square binding, no spine creases. Unpacked weight, 657g. We use both the Canada Post and the United States Postal Service and offer very competitive postal charges ... View more info

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Mistress of the Monarchy: The Life of Katherine Swynford, Duchess of Lancaster

By: WEIR, Alison

Price: $9.95

Publisher: New York, Ballantine Books: 2009

Edition: First US Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 041333

ISBN: 0345453239

Condition: Fine


Authoritative biography of Katherine Swynford, Duchess of Lancaster, the third wife of John of Gaunt, Duke of Lancaster, a son of King Edward III. She had been the Duke's lover for many years before their marriage. xxii, 392pp, colour illustrations. Bright, clean copy. Very tiny remainder mark to the bottom edge otherwise unmarked. Similar, unclipped dustjacket but with a 2cm closed split at the foot of the fold in the fore-edge of the front panel.. Unpcked weight, 750g. View more info

The Lost Tudor Princess: A Life of Margaret Douglas, Countess of Lennox

By: WEIR, Alison

Price: $9.95

Publisher: London, Vintage Books: 2016

Edition: First Vintage Paperback

Seller ID: 443

ISBN: 0099546469

Condition: Near Fine


Alison Weir's sound scholarship and storyteller's gift for rich, telling detail constantly engages and enthrals the reader' The TimesThe captivating life of Margaret Douglas - a life of scandal, political intrigue and royal romance that spanned five Tudor reigns. Margaret Douglas, niece to Henry VIII by his sister Margaret Tudor, Dowager Queen of Scotland, xxi, 542pp, illustrated, index. Bright, clean, unmarked interior. Tight, square binding, light spine creases. Light top corner crease to the tip of the front wrapper. Appears almost 'as new'. Unpacked weight, 432g. We use both the Canada Pos... View more info

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Henry VIII: The King and His Court

By: WEIR, Alison

Price: $9.95

Publisher: New York, Ballantine Books: 2002

Edition: First American Trade Paperback Printing

Seller ID: 472

ISBN: 034543708X

Condition: As New


Exhaustively researched history of Henry VII of England, his CXourt and his Courtiers. viii, 642 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color), genealogical table ; 21 cm. An absolutely 'as new' copy - flawless. Unpacked weight, 547g. 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 regular parcels... View more info

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One Writer's Beginnings (The William E. Massey Sr. Lectures in American Studies)

By: WELTY, Eudora

Price: $8.50

Publisher: USA, Harvard University Press: 2003

Edition: 20th Printing

Seller ID: 23731

ISBN: 0674639278

Condition: VG+


Three lectures at Harvard University in 1983. 104pp. Bright, clean, unmarked interior. No spine creases. Slight curl to fore-edge of front wrapper. Eligible for inexpensive Canada Post Lettermail rates within Canada, slightly more to the USA and other Countries. View more info

Captain's Papers; a Log of Whaling and Other Sea Experiences

By: WEST, Captain Ellsworth Luce; MAYHEW, Eleanor Ransom

Price: $13.95

Publisher: Barre, MASS, Barre Publishers: 1965

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 09783

Condition: Fine


Memoir of a seafaring life - Captain Ellsworth Luce West as told to Eleanor Ransom Mayhew. viii, 172 pages illustrations, map; 24 cm. A very bright, clean copy, unmarked. Tight binding, no wear to the cloth. Price-clipped dustjacket is veary nearly similar. Unpacked weight, 500g. 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

The Truth About Hollis: An Investigation

By: WEST, W. J.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, Duckworth: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 21292

ISBN: 0715622862

Condition: Near Fine


The author links Sir Roger Hollis, Director-General of MI5, to Communism and Communist agents. 230pp, photo illustrated. Bright, clean, unmarked copy with a sound binding and a similar, unclipped dustjacket. Weight, 550g. View more info

Spymaster; The Betrayal of MI5

By: WEST, William John

Price: $8.95

Publisher: New York, Wynwood Press: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 14701

ISBN: 0922066329

Condition: VG+


A corroboration of Peter Wright's espionage allegations against Sir Roger Hollis in the controversial study "Spycatcher" provides new evidence and information that links Hollis, the Director General of MI5, with accusations against him being a Soviet mole. 320 pages, [8] pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm. Book is bright, clean and unmarked. Old bookplate to the ffep. Tight,m square binding, sound hinges. Unclipped dustjacket is similar except that the spine is sun-faded. Unpacked weight, 660g. We ship Worldwide, at cost, using both Canada Post and the United States Postal Servic... View more info

Van Gogh

By: WHELDON, Keith

Price: $14.00

Publisher: London, Bison Books: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 12969

ISBN: 0-88665-595-5

Condition: Fine


Fresh insight into one of the world's great painters, Vincent Van Gogh. 192pp, illustrated in Color and in b&w. Near new copy, bright and fresh. Oversize, overweight book. View more info

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Pierre-Auguste Renoir

By: WHITE, Barbara Ehrlich

Price: $19.50

Publisher: New York, Harry N. Abrams Inc: 1988

Edition: Later Edition

Seller ID: 12959

ISBN: 0-8109-8088-6

Condition: Fine


Beautifully illustrated, oversize art book in the high-quality tradition of the Abrams company. 311pp, profusely illustrated in color and in b&w. Very heavy book: extra shipping should be allowed. Bright, fresh book with a sound binding and a similar dustjacket. Virtually 'as new'. Weight, 3kg. Maximum shipping in Canada would be C$17.00. View more info

The Accidental Airline: Spilsbury's QCA

By: WHITE, Howard and SPILSBURY, Jim

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Madeira Park, Harbour Publishing: 1988

Edition: First Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 20449

ISBN: 0920080979

Condition: Almost Fine


The story of how an itinerant radio repairman accidentally started Queen Charlotte Airlines, Canada's largest bush flying outfit. 238pp, photo illus, diagrams, endpaper maps. Near Fine copy. Owner`s details to top margin of the half-title page, otherwise unmarked. Mint copy - bright and fresh. 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 distance; Rates to the USA calculated by weight alone as pe... View more info

The Last Battle: Montgomery's Campaign April-May 1945

By: WHITING, Charles

Price: $11.00

Publisher: United Kingdom, Crowood Press: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 041433

ISBN: 1852232528

Condition: Fine


A study of Field Marshall Montgomery and the last six weeks of World War II in Europe. [192] p. : ill. ; 24 cm. Bright, clean, unmarked copy. Tight, square binding with no wear to the cloth. Unclipped dustjacket is very nearly similar. Weight, 640g. 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

Skookum Jim : Native and Non-native Stories and Views about his Life and Times and the Klondike Gold Rush

By: WILKIE, Rab; SKOOKUM JIM FRIENDSHIP CENTRE

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Whitehorse, YT, YT Heritage Branch: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 041185

Condition: About Fine


'Keish', legally James Mason, best known by his nickname Skookum Jim Mason [1855-1916], was a member of the Tagish First Nation in what became the Yukon Territory of Canada. Credited with making the gold discovery at Discovery Claim that led to the Klondike Gold Rush. xiv, 229pp, photo illustrated, index. Prepared for Heritage Branch, Department of Tourism, Government of the Yukon by Rab Wilkie and the Skookum Jim Friendship Centre. A bright, clean, unmarked copy - about 'as new'. Displays an ISBN Number that appears incorrect. We ship Worldwide, use both Canada Post and the United States Po... View more info