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Youngblood of the Peace: the authorized biography of Father Emile Jungbluth, OMI

By: SMITH MATHESON, Shirlee Smith

Price: $13.50

Publisher: Edmonton, Lone Pinbe Publishing: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Author Signed Copy

Seller ID: 09284

ISBN: 1550590332

Condition: VG+


Biography of Father Emile Jugbluth, a missionary with the Indian people in the Peace River District of northern British Columbia. 247 p. : ill. ; 23 cm. Bright, clean, unmarked interior. Unmarked except for a previous owner's details to the ffep. Tight, square binding, no spine creases. Almosy 'as new'. Externally, the wrappers are bright and glossy. Weight, 442g. 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

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From the Land of Shadows: The Making of Gray Owl

By: SMITH, Donald B.

Price: $9.50

Publisher: Vancouver & Toronto, Douglas & McIntyre Ltd: 1999

Edition: First Greystone Edition

Seller ID: 766

ISBN: 1550546953

Condition: Almost 'As New'


The authoritative biography of Archibald Stansfeld Belaney, 1888-1938, alis Gre Owl - one of Canada's first and fiercest Conservationists and masterful impostor. 322pp, photo plates. A bright, clean and unmarked copy. Tight, binding, no spine creases. with a minor forward lean - otherwise, almost 'as new'. 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. Images always available. Shipped well packed. USA postage usually $6.50 or less. Canadian postage varies considerabl... View more info

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Rasputin: Faith, Power, and the Twilight of the Romanovs

By: SMITH, Douglas

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Farrar, Straus and Giroux: 2016

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 24394

ISBN: 0374240841

Condition: Fine


"On the centenary of the death of Rasputin comes a definitive biography that will dramatically change our understanding of this fascinating figure. A hundred years after his murder, Rasputin continues to excite the popular imagination as the personification of evil. . ." xx, 817 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm. This is an 'as new' copy - bright, fresh and unmarked in an unclipped dustjacket. Thick and quite heavy weighing 1.204kg. We use both Canada Post and the USPS with very competitive rates. View more info

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Until the Last Trumpet Sounds: The Life of General of the Armies John J. Pershing

By: SMITH, Gene

Price: $14.50

Publisher: New York, Wiley: 1998

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 706

ISBN: 047124693X

Condition: Near Fine


He remains the only military officer in United States history to have worn six stars. His career encompassed - and dramatically affected - the transformation of his country into a world superpower. Now, the first intimate biography of General of the Armies John J. 'Black Jack' Pershing, 1860-1948, provides a compelling argument for his singular resonance. xi, 369 pages, 10 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm Book and unclipped dustjacket are 'as new' - except that there is a sizeable gift inscription to the ffrp. Unpacked weight, 765g. We use both the Canada Post and the United... View more info

Widow Smith of Spence's Bridge

By: SMITH, Jessie Ann; CAMPBELL, J. Meryl; WARD, Audrey

Price: $4.95

Publisher: Merritt, BC, Sonotek Publishing: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1021

ISBN: 0929069005

Condition: As New


Autobiography of Jessie Ann Smith who was born 17 July 1853 in Gartly, Aberdeenshire, Scotland. She married John Smith ca. 1884 and immigrated to Canada. John died ca. 1905 and Jessie continued to rear her children in British Columbia. Jessie died 7 February 1946 in Spence's Bridge, B.C. 128 pages : illustrations, map, portraits ; 22 cm. Interior is bright and clean. The book is unmarked. ' As New'. Weight, 190g. 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 ... View more info

Loving Letters from Ogden Nash : A Family Album (Vol. 1)

By: SMITH, Linell Nash (editor)

Price: $9.50

Publisher: Boston, Little Brown & Company: 1990

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 20483

ISBN: 0316598356

Condition: Near Fine


A selection of letters from American poet, Ogden Nash, to members of his family. 357pp, photo illustrated.Bright, clean copy with a sound binding and a similar dustjacket. Remainder mark to bottom edge. 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 750g 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. Online estimates by the... View more info

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Carl Faberge: Goldsmith to the Imperial Court of Russia

By: SNOWMAN, . kENNETH

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Greenwich House: 1983

Edition: Later Edition of 1979, 4th Printing

Seller ID: 040880

ISBN: 0517405024

Condition: Fine


Carl Faberge was, first and foremost, a goldsmith, and the exquisite objects that came out of the Faberge workshop at its peak represents the ultimate refinement of the goldsmith's art. Each piece was designed with the express purpose of bringing joy to its recipient. Working for the court of Imperial Russia., Faberge and his craftsmen were able to fashion a wealth of fine objects, some simple, some elaborate, some ingenious, some surprising, but all inventively designed and meticulously executed. 160pp, profusely illustrated with color photographs. Bright, clkean, unmarked interior, quite fre... View more info

The World of Placido Domingo

By: SNOWMAN, Daniel

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Blacklick, Ohio, U.S.A., McGraw-Hill: 1985

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 22779

ISBN: 0070595275

Condition: About Fine


Biography of one of the great singer-actors of our time, Placido Domingo. 298pp, photo illustrated. Bright, clean copy, 'near new'. Dustjackey is nearly similar with a little surface rubbing. Unclipped. Weight, 630g. 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's GST is included. Images always available. Shipped well packed. View more info

The Man Called Red: an autobiography of a Guide Outfitter in Northern British Columbia

By: SORENSEN, N. B. 'Red'

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Victoria, BC, First Choice Books: 2015

Edition: First TPB Edition, Third Printing

Inscription: Author Signed Copy

Seller ID: 12730

ISBN: 1770846743

Condition: Almost 'As New'


An Autobiography of a Guide and Outfitter in Northern British Columbia. Signed by the author on the title page. ix, 355pp, photo illustrated. The is a very nearly 'mint' copy - quite 'as new' except of a very small, light stain to the fore-edge. unpacked weight, 595g. 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. Canadian postage varies considerably depending on weight and destination. Maximum postage to anywhe... View more info

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Wanted Man: The Forgotten Story of an American Outlaw

By: SPARGO, Tasmin

Price: $9.95

Publisher: New York, Bloomsbury USA: 2004

Edition: First USA Printing

Seller ID: 2734

ISBN: 1582342288

Condition: As New


One September night in 1892 the Wild West went east. A masked man boarded the American Express Special train as it sped through New York State and single-handedly stole a fortune. His name was Oliver Curtis Perry, and he instantly became the country's most wanted man. 240 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm. Bright, clean, unmarked interior, quite fresh. Tight, square binding, no wear to the boards. The unclipped dustjacket is similar. 'As New'. Unpacked weight, 534g. We ship Worldwide, at cost, using both Canada Post and the United States Postal Service, and offer postal charges, at cost, wit... View more info

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Hans Staden's True History: An Account of Cannibal Captivity in Brazil

By: STADEN, Hans; WHITEHEAD, Neil L.; HARBSMEIER

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Durham, NC, Duke University Press Books: 2008

Edition: Trade Paperback

Seller ID: 476

ISBN: 0822342316

Condition: Near Fine


In 1550, the German adventurer Hans Staden was serving as a gunner in a Portuguese fort on the Brazilian coast. This title tells the story of his nine-month captivity among the Tupi Indians. It presents a dramatic first-person account of his capture, captivity, and eventual escape. Edited and translated by Neil L. Whitehead and Michael Harbsmeier.c iv, 206pp, illustrations, maps; 24 cm. Book is bright, clean and unmarked, bin din g is tight with no spine creases. slight wear at the tips of the corners. Unpacked weight, 460g. We use both the Canada Post and the United States Postal Service and... View more info

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

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Hazel Wolf: Fighting the Establishment

By: STARBUCK, Susan

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Seattle, Washington, U.S.A., Univ of Washington Press: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 23724

ISBN: 0295982225

Condition: Fine


Biography of Hazel Wolf, the amazing Canadian/American environmentalist, 1898-2002. 358pp, photo illustrated. Bright, fresh copy, almost 'as new'. Weight, 750g. 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. Less will be charged if rates indicate]. 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 Vanderbilt Women: Dynasty of Wealth, Glamour, and Tragedy

By: STASZ, Clarice

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, St Martins Press: 1991

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 686

ISBN: 0312064861

Condition: Fine


Multiple biographty of several of the fascinating women members of the wealthy Vanderbilt Family. xiv, 449 pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm. Book is 'as new' bright, fresh and unmarked. Price-clipped dustjacket is similar. Unpacked weight, 895g. 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 th... 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