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Victory; war speeches by the Right Hon. Winston S. Churchill

By: CHURCHILL, Winston S.; EADE, Charles

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Toronto, McClelland & Stewart: 1946

Edition: First Canadian Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 34594

Condition: About Fine


Speeches made by Winston Churchill during WWII. Compiled by Charles Eade.xii, 307 pages; 21 cm. OCLC Number: 6821653. Interior of book is clean and unmarked, Bin sing is tight and square, hinges sound. No wear to the red cloth. The unclipped dustjacket is com plete but with several faults - edgewear, small tape repairs made to the inside, light soiling etc. Unpacked weight, 415g. We use both the Canada Post and the United States Postal Service and offer very competitive ... View more info

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Battle Ready

By: CLANCY, Tom; ZINNI, Tony; KOLTZ, Tony

Price: $99.00

Publisher: New York, NY, U.S.A., Putnam Publishing Group, The: 2004

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 20837

ISBN: 0399151761

Condition: As New


Life and carreer of Marine General Tony Zinni, blended with recent American Military history, insights into leadership etc. 450pp. Mint copy, 'as new'. Weight, 760g. View more info

Only the Lonely: Life and Artistic Legacy of Roy Orbison

By: CLAYSON, Alan

Price: $12.00

Publisher: UK, Sidgwick & Jackson Ltd: 1989

Edition: Second Reprint of 1989

Seller ID: 24194

ISBN: 0283998970

Condition: Near Fine


First biography of Roy Orbison since his death in 1988. 198pp, photo illustrated, extensive discography. Bright, clean copy, bright, white pages, unmarked. Tight, square binding, sound hinges. No wear to the cloth. The unclipped dustjacketshows some minor wear. Unpacked weight, 556g. View more info

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Chronicle of the Pharaohs: The Reign-By-Reign Record of the Rulers and Dynasties of Ancient Egypt With 350 Illustrations 130 in Color (Chronicles)

By: CLAYTON, PeterA.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: UK, Thames & Hudson: 2001

Edition: Second Printing of 1994 Edition

Seller ID: 27951

ISBN: 0500050740

Condition: Fine


The essential dual-purpose handbook to ancienr Egypt - a highly readable popular history - a unique reference work. 224pp. : profusely illustrated. ; 26 cm. An 'as new' copy - bright, fresh and unmarked. Similar unclipped dustjacket in brodart. 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 1kg unpacked. Canadian domestic postal rates rise with wei... View more info

The Nicola Valley in Review

By: CLEASBY, Henry Standley

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Merritt, BC, The Merritt Herald: 1977

Edition: Third Printing of 1958

Seller ID: 047690

Condition: Fine


Collection of short pieces on the history of the Nicola Valley, in Southern British Columbia. First published in 1958, intended to be the first of two volumes. Only this one was ever poublished. 52pp, author's portrait at front. Bright, clean and unmarked, 'as new'. Weight, 50g. Inexpenssive Lettermail postage applies. View more info

My Thoughts Were on the Land: Autobiography of Fred Clement, Virgil, Ontario [1884- ]

By: CLEMENT, Frederick Moore

Price: $9.50

Publisher: White Rock, BC, Author Published: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Presentation Copy from the Author

Seller ID: 22455

Condition: Very Good


Autobiography of a Professor, and Dean of Agriculture from the University of British Columbia. Signed by him under the frontis portrait, and, inscribed by him to a former student, on the htp. 43pp, photo illustrated. Bright, clean copy other than minor soiling to foot of front wrap. Sound, stapled binding. Weight, 165g. Ships via inexpensive Canada Post Lettermail. Postage $4.00 to 6.00 within North America, in card sleeve. Enquire for rates to the Rest of the World. We ... View more info

Peter Skene Ogden and the Hudson's Bay Company (American Exploration & Travel)

By: CLINE, Gloria Griffen

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Norman, OK, University of Oklahoma Press: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 34213

ISBN: 0806110732

Condition: Fine


A volume in the 'American Exploration and Travel' series. Biography of North American fur trader, Canadian-born Peter Skene Ogden (1790-1854). xv, 279 pages illustrations 23 cm. A very bright, very clean copy, almost 'as new'. Similar, unclipped dustjacket excepting a .5" closed tear to the top edge of the front panel. Very attractive copy. We ship Worldwide, use both Canada Post and the United States Postal Service, and offer postal charges based on our actual cos... View more info

Jackie Cochran: An Autobiography

By: COCHRAN, Jacqueline; BRINLEY, Maryann Bucknum

Price: $11.00

Publisher: New York, Bantam: 1987

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 32727

ISBN: 055305211X

Condition: Fine


Jacqueline Cochran (1906 - 1980) was a pioneer in the field of American aviation and one of the most prominent racing pilots of her generation. She was an important contributor to the formation of the wartime Women's Auxiliary Army Corps (WAAC) and Women Airforce Service Pilots (WASP) [Wikipedia]. 358pp, photo illustrated. An almost 'as new' copoy - bright, clean and unmarked. Tight, square binding, sound hinges, no wear to the cloth. The price-clipped dustjacket is sim... View more info

The Wilderness Told Me

By: COCHRAN, Lutie Ulrich

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Quesnel, BC, Aveline Moffat Hill: 1971

Edition: Second Prnting

Seller ID: 22824

Condition: About Very Good


An account of the author's life in the British Columbia wilderness. 150pp, photo illustrated, illustrated endpapers. Photo of the author, with explanation, taped to front, blank endpaper. generally, a clean interior. Sound, tight binding. Very minor soiling to green cloth but very little wear. Weight, 360g. 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 po... View more info

The Wilderness Told Me

By: COCHRAN, Lutie Ulrich

Price: $9.50

Publisher: Quesnel, BC, Aveline Moffat Hill: 1978

Edition: Third Printing, Trade Paper Edition

Seller ID: 048041

Condition: VG+


An account of the author's life in the British Columbia wilderness. 150pp, photo illustrated. Clean, bright interior. Sound, tight binding. Only very light wear present. Weight, 282g. 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 calculated by weight alone as per the USPS. World rates bas... View more info

Rumours of Glory

By: COCKBURN, Bruce

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Toronto, HarperCollins Publishers: 2014

Edition: First Canadian Printing

Seller ID: 2240

ISBN: 1443415901

Condition: As New


Cockburn's life has been shaped by politics, protest, romance and spiritual discovery. For more than five decades he has toured the globe, visiting such far-flung places as Guatemala, Mali, Mozambique, Afghanistan and Nepal, performing and speaking out on diverse issues, from native rights and land mines to the environment and Third World debt. His journeys have been reflected in his music and evolving styles: folk, jazz, blues, rock and worldbeat. . . 530pp, photo plate... View more info

Fragile Edge

By: COFFEY, Maria

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Chatto & Windus: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Dedicated Inscription from the Author

Seller ID: 040872

ISBN: 0701134070

Condition: Fine


Autobiography of British mountaineer, Maria Coffey and the story of her adventures in China and Tibet retracing the stpes of her lost husband. 183 p., [8] p. of plates : ill. ; 24 cm. Dedicated presentation inscription in the hand of Coffey to the tp. Bright, clean, unmarked copy with a similar, unclipped 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. Th... View more info

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Double Take

By: COLE, Kathryn

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Toronto, Stoddart: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 22031

ISBN: 0773729054

Condition: Fine


Story of a Canadian woman's effort to adopt a child as a single parent - overseas in the Phillipines. 242pp. Bright, clean, unmarked copy with a sound binding. About 'as new'. Weight, 540g. 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 calculated by weight alone as per the USPS. World rate... View more info

Three Against the Wilderness

By: COLLIER, Eric

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, E. P. Dutton: 1959

Edition: First Edition, Second Printing

Inscription: Author Inscribed Copy

Seller ID: 564

Condition: About Fine


'The Amazing True Story of a Modern Pioneer Family and the Miracle they Wrought in the Barren Northern Wilderness'. A young Englishman marries a part-Native woman and together they carve a home and life in the wilderness of British Columbia, circa 1919. 349pp, map, photo illustrated, artwork by Joseph Cellini. Signed by the author on the ffep, 'With Best Wishes Eric Collier'. First owner's inscription below, dated 1959. Balance of the book is bright, clean and unmarked.... View more info

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Major General Robert E. Rodes of the Army of Northern Virginia: A Biography

By: COLLINS, Darrell L.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Savas Beatie: 2008

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 15381

ISBN: 193271409X

Condition: About 'As New'


Jedediah Hotchkiss, Stonewall Jackson's renowned mapmaker, expressed the feelings of many contemporaries when he declared that Robert Rodes was the best division commander in the Army of Northern Virginia. x, 494 pp : illustrations, maps.Bright, clean still fresh copy, unmarked. Both book and unclipped dustjacket appear 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, witho... View more info

Copland: 1900 through 1942

By: COPLAND, Aaron; PERLIS,Vivian

Price: $12.00

Publisher: St. Martin's/Marek: 1984

Edition: Fist Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 15384

ISBN: 0312169620

Condition: Fine


First part of a comprehensive biography of American composer, Aaron Copland, 1900-1990. Includes over 100 never-before-published photographs, letters and scores from Copland's collection. xii, 402pp : illustrated ; 25 cm. Book is bright, clean and unmmarked, quite fresh. Unclipped dustjacket is clean and unmarked but with a tiny clip lost and a couple of very short edge tears closed with acid-free tape to the rear panel. We ship Worldwide, use both Canada Post and the U... View more info

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Wilhelm Reich: Psychoanalyst and Radical Naturalist

By: CORRINGTON, Robert S.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Farrar, Straus and Giroux: 2003

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 867

ISBN: 0374250022

Condition: Fine


Biography of Wilhelm Reich, 1897-1957, an Austrian doctor of medicine and psychoanalyst and a member of the second generation of analysts after Sigmund Freud. xvii, 297pp, photo illustrated. A Fine copy - bright, clean and unmarked, still quite fresh. Tight, square binding, no wear to the boards. The unclipped dustjacket is similar. Unpacked weight, 576g. We use both the Canada Post and the United States Postal Service and offer very competitive postal charges - based o... View more info

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Terry

By: COUPLAND, Douglas

Price: $8.95

Publisher: Vancouver, Douglas & McIntyre Ltd: 2005

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 33294

ISBN: 1553651138

Condition: Near Fine


'Terry Fox was a young man who, after having a leg amputated due to cancer, decided to run across Canada to raise awareness and money for cancer research. Coupland's brief text accompanies pictures of Terry and images of various mementos from his life'. Very moving story! 176 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 28 cm. Bright, clean copy, almost 'as new'. Couple of bookseller stickers otherwise unmarked. Tight, square binding, no spine creasing. Weight, 646g. We use b... View more info

The great Marlborough and his DuchessS

By: COWLES, Virginia

Price: $12.00

Publisher: USA, Macmillan: 1983

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 051090

ISBN: 0025285807

Condition: As New


The dramatic story of John Churchill, First Duke of Marlborough and his wife Sarah, whose lives and marriage spanned almost a century of England's growing might - a time of Love, War and Splendor. John Churchill, 1650-1722. 456 p., [12] p. of plates : ill., map, ports. ; 25 cm. Book is about 'as new' - bright, clean and unmarked with a tight, square binding, no wear to the cloth.The unclipped dustjacket is very nearly the same. We ship Worldwide, use both Canada Post and... View more info

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Saga of a Seafarer: The Annals of Capt. William Irving

By: COX, Mary Aline

Price: $8.50

Publisher: New Westminster, Author Published: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 21655

Condition: Near Fine


Life of B. C. pioneer businessmen and seafarer, Captain, William Irving. This copy is #292 of a limited edition [number not stated], a memorial to Capt. William Irving. Signed by the author. 37pp, photo illustrated. Bright, clean copy with a sound, stapled binding. Weight, 100g. Ships via inexpensive Canada Post Lettermail. View more info