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Florence Nightingale 1820-1910

By: WOODHAM-SMITH, Cecil

Price: $9.95

Publisher: London, Constable: 1950

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2235

Condition: VG+


Classic biography of Florence Nightingale, 1820-1910, English social reformer and statistician, and the founder of modern nursing. vii, 615pp, illustrated. Bright, clean, unmarked interior, pages bright white. Tight, square binding, sound hinges. Slight wear to blue cloth at edges of spine.. Silver ink titles to spine are bright. 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 816g unpacked. Canadian domestic postal rates rise with weight, size and distance; Rates to the... View more info

Oliver Cromwell

By: WOOLRYCH, Austin

Price: $12.00

Publisher: UK, Oxford University Press: 1968

Edition: Canadian Reprint of 1964

Seller ID: 2391

Condition: Good Very Good


One of the celebrated 'Clarendon Biographies'. 64pp, illustrated. Bright, clean copy, unmarked. Tight, sound binding. Very minor wearto the boards at some edges. Eligible for inexpensive Canada Post Lettermail rates within Canada, slightly more to the USA and other Countries. View more info

They Call Me Gump

By: WORSLEY, Lorne; MORIARTY, Tim

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, Dodd, Mead & Co.: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 883

ISBN: 0396070299

Condition: VG+


Biography of celebrated NHL Hockey Goaltender, Lorne 'Gump' Worsley [1929-2007]. "An Associated Features book." xii, 176 pages, 8 unnumbered leaves of plates : illustrations ; 22 cm. Interior of book is bright, clean and unmarked, pages bright white. Binding is tight and square, hinges sound. Emerald green cloth is bright and sghows no wear, but, with a little discoloration to the fore-edges. Sharp corners. The price-clipped dustjacket is bright and clean but with some light edge wear. Unpacked weight, 390g. We use both the Canada Post and the United States Postal Service and offer ... View more info

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A Left-Handed History of the World

By: WRIGHT, Ed

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Pier 9/Murdoch Books: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2462

ISBN: 1740458109

Condition: As New


About 10 percent of the population is left-handed. However 16 percent of American presidents have been lefties. In fact, a disproportionately high number of left-handers factor in influential moments through history from Julius Caesar to Bill Gates. Through fascinating case studies of notables from ancient to modern times, Ed Wright explains the secret of lefty success. Psychology meets history in this popular look at being left-handed and its effects on our world. 256 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 27 cm. Internally very bright and clean, and, quite unmarked. Binding is tight and squar... View more info

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The Rashness of That Hour: Politics, Gettysburg, and the Downfall of Confederate Brigadier General Alfred Iverson

By: WYNSTRA, Robert J.

Price: $22.00

Publisher: New York, Savas Beatie: 2010

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 045580

ISBN: 193271488X

Condition: As New


No commander in the Army of Northern Virginia suffered more damage to his reputation at Gettysburg than Gen. Alfred Holt Iverson. On July 1, 1863, in little more than an hour much of his brigade (the 5th, 12th, 20th, and 23rd North Carolina regiments) were killed, wounded, or captured. xvi, 392 pages : illustrations, maps, portraits ; 24 cm. An 'as new' copy - bright, fresh and unmaarked in a similar, unclipped dustjacket. Unpacked weight, 714g. We ship Worldwide using both Canada Post and the United States Postal Service, and offer postal charges, at cost, without overcharging. Canadian domes... View more info

Line Screw: My Twelve Riotous Years Working Behind Bars in Some of Canada's Toughest Jails

By: YATES, J. Michael

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Toronto, McClelland & Stewart: 1993

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Inscription: Dedicated Author's Inscription & Signature

Seller ID: 19406

ISBN: 077109082X

Condition: About Fine


An account of a 12-year career as a prison guard in British Columbia - 'tough, chilling yet frequently comic'. 316pp. Bright, clean, interior. Previous owner's name to ffep otherwise unmarked. Almost 'as new'. Unpacked weight, 650g. 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. Maximum postage to anywhere within Canada is now approx U$15.00- up to 5kg total weight, boxed, insured, trackable and faster that regular parc... View more info

Autobiography of a Yogi

By: YOGANANDA, Paramahansa

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Los Angeles, CA, Self-Realization Fellowship: 1981

Edition: 12th Edition

Seller ID: 755

ISBN: 087612080X

Condition: VG+


Autobiography of Paramahansa Yoganandaxix, born Mukunda Lal Ghosh, 1893 - 1952), an Indian monk, yogi and guru who lived his last 32 years in America. 499 pages, 51 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, portraits ; 22 cm. Book is bright, clean and unmarked. Binding is tight and square, hinges sound. Dark brown, faux-leather cloth shows no wear. Un packed weight, 789g. 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 ... View more info

Twenty-Four Good Men and True: Members of Branch #142 of the Royal Canadian Legion

By: YOUNG, Albert Charles

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Vantage Press: 1992

Edition: First Edition, Numbered

Inscription: Presentation Copy from the Author

Seller ID: 23329

ISBN: 0533095816

Condition: Fine


Oral histories of 24 Canadian Servicemen, from both World Wars. 219pp, photo illustrated. Presentation inscription in the hand of the author to the ffep. Number 45 of 100 copies -printed for the author. Near new copy with a similar, unclipped, dustjacket. Sun-fading to spine of DJ. Weight, 580g. 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, ... View more info

Emma Lazarus in Her World: Life and Letters

By: YOUNG, Bette Roth

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.A., Jewish Publication Society of America: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 22328

ISBN: 0827605161

Condition: Fine


Biography of Emma Lazarus with a selection of her own letters. 298pp. Bright, clean, unmarked copy, about 'as new'. Dustjacket is nearly similar, but, shows some sun-fading to the susceptible pink areas of the front and rear panels. 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. No taxes on Canadian, American or Overseas Orders. Images always available. View more info