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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 weight, size and distance; Rates to the USA calculated by weight alone as per the USPS. World rates are based on specific destin... 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 ship at our cost. Image available. 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 costs, without overcharging. This item weighs 672g unpacked. Canadian domestic postal rates rise with weight, size and distance... View more info

Sir James Douglas

By: COATS, Robert Hamilton and GOSNELL, R. E.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Toronto, Morang: 1910

Edition: Later Edition of 1908

Seller ID: 036366

Condition: Good VG


One of 'The Makers of Canada' series, Volume XX, Parkman Edition. Sir James Douglas was on of the seminal figures in the early history and founding of British Columbia and one of its first Premiers. 8vo, 369pp, photo frontis. Hardcover, leather spine and corners, marbled boards. Gilt titles etc to spine. Attractive copy! Weight, 882g. 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- ... View more info

The Wilderness Told Me

By: COCHRAN, Lutie Ulrich

Price: $7.50

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 postal rates rise with weight, size and distance; Rates to the USA calculated by weight alone as per the USPS. World rates base... View more info

The Wilderness Told Me

By: COCHRAN, Lutie Ulrich

Price: $7.50

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 based on specific destination and weight. Online estimates by the Listing Site may not be correct and either additional, or redu... 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 plates. Includes a discography. Bright, ffesh and unmarked in a similar, unclipped dustjacket. We ship Worldwide, use both Canada ... View more info

Joe Cocker; Mad Dogs and Englishmen

By: COCKER, Joe

Price: $20.00

Publisher: FL, USA, North American Publishers Corp: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 055440

Condition: Very Good


Musical Score containing the words and music to 16 songs from the A&M LP. 55 pages including 6 pages of biography and 6 pages of photos. Music contains Lead line, piano score, lyrics and chord names. The poster, originally at the back of the book is NOT present. Interior is bright, clean and unmarked. Binding is sound. Wrappers show some surface rubbing and minor edge wear. Unpacked weight, 203g. 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 to Worldwide destina... 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. This item weighs 521g unpacked. Canadian domestic postal rates rise with weight, size and distance; Rates to the USA calculate... 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 rates based on specific destination and weight. Online estimates by the Listing Site may not be correct and either additional, or... 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, without overcharging. This item weighs 822g unpacked. Canadian domestic postal rates rise with weight, size and distance; Rates t... View more info

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Morning, Noon, and Night: Living the Creative Life

By: COLLIS, Judy

Price: $9.00

Publisher: New York, Jeremy P. Tarcher [Penguin]: 2005

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 2522

ISBN: 1585424153

Condition: Fine


Beloved singer and songwriter Judy Collins carefully describes her approach to the creative process and breaks down each day of that process into morning, noon, and night, giving readers insight into how to stay creative throughout the entire day. Judy Collins [b1939] has recorded forty-three albums over her long career, which has spanned more than forty years. viii, 189 pages ; 22 cm. Unpackaged weight, 343g. 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 wel... View more info

Artist at War

By: COMFORT, Charles Fraser

Price: $5.95

Publisher: Pender Island, BC, Remembrance Books: 1995

Edition: Later Edition of 1956 Original

Seller ID: 039251

ISBN: 0920270212

Condition: Brand New Condition


Account of the experience, during the Second World War, of Canadian War artist, Charles Comfort [1900-1994]. 197pp, photo illustrated in color, maps. Bright, fresh copy, 'as new'. Multiple copies available. Weight, 420g. View more info

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Tuxedo Park: A Wall Street Tycoon and the Secret Palace of Science That Changed the Course of World War II

By: CONANT, Jennet

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster: 2002

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 045890

ISBN: 0-684-87287-0

Condition: As New


Story of Alfred Lee Loomis and the part that he played during WWII in the development of Radar. 330pp, photo illustrated. Mint copy, 'as new'. 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. 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

Wings Over the West. Russ Baker and the Rise of Pacific Western Airlines

By: CONDIT, John

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Madeira Park, Harbour Publishing: 1984

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 35935

ISBN: 0920080499

Condition: As New


History of a Canadian Airline and the life of its founder, Canadian bush pilot Russ Baker. Foreword by Pierre Berton. 235pp, photo illus., photo endpapers. As new copy with unclipped dustjacket. Red ink 'chop-mark' to tp. Unpacked weight, 585g. 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 wi... View more info

Stompin' Tom: Before the Fame

By: CONNERS, Stompin' Tom

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Toronto, Viking: 1995

Edition: First Edition, 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 32646

ISBN: 0670864870

Condition: Fine


Autobiography of Canadian Country Musician/Singer, Stompin' Tom Connors. 525pp, photo illustrated, discography. Book is bright, clean and unmarked an 'as new' copy. Unclipped dustjacket is nearly similar with slight wear to the head of the spine. Weight, 960g. 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 p... View more info

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Pascal's Wager: The Man Who Played Dice with God

By: CONNOR, James A.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: San Francisco, HarperSanFrancisco: 2006

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 742

ISBN: 0060766913

Condition: About As New


An account of the Life of Blaise Pascal, (1623-1662), French mathematician, physicist, religious philosopher, and master of prose. He laid the foundation for the modern theory of probabilities... xvi, 224pp, a few illustrations. Book is 'as new' except for a small ink signature to the ffep. Unclipped dustjacket is 'as new'. Unpacked weight, 426g. 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 v... 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 United States Postal Service, and offer postal charges based on our actual costs, without overcharging. This item weighs 836g... 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 on actual costs, no overcharging. Canadian GST included. Images always available. View more info