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Blake A Biography, Ackroyd, Peter
1 Ackroyd, Peter Blake A Biography
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1996 Softcover Very Good- 
339 pp. Index. Illus. Edgewear, corners rubbed. A perceptive look at the life and work of this noted British poet. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall BIO1659 
Price: 15.00 CDN
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Dickens, Ackroyd, Peter
2 Ackroyd, Peter Dickens
London Sinclair-Stevenson 1990 First Edition Hardcover Very Good- in Very Good- dust jacket 
1195 pp. Index. Illus. Spine, corners bumped. Jacket has light edgewear. An extensive biography of this noted literary figure. Heavy book. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall BIO1638 
Price: 25.00 CDN
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I Am a Geisha, Ahmed, S. Z.
3 Ahmed, S. Z. I Am a Geisha
Haverford, Pennsylvania Infinity Publishing 2002 Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
128 pp. Light edgewear, corners rubbed. The account of the life of a Japanese Geisha. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall BIO1410 
Price: 12.00 CDN
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Rita: An Autobiography, Aide, Hamilton
4 Aide, Hamilton Rita: An Autobiography
Boston Mayhew and Baker 1860 Cloth Good with no dust jacket 
358 pp. Edgewear. Prev owner's name on ffep. Corners, spine ends rubbed through. Hinges weak. Light dampstain to some pages. Green cloth boards with embossed design.; 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall BIO0626 
Price: 95.00 CDN
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Endurance Chronicles of Jewish Resistance, Ajzensztadt, Amnon
5 Ajzensztadt, Amnon Endurance Chronicles of Jewish Resistance
Oakville, ON Mosaic Press 1987 0889623902 / 9780889623903 Softcover Very Good- 
236 pp. Index. Photos. Edgewear, corners bumped. The personal account of one man's survival amidst the horror of Nazi rule. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall BIO1973 
Price: 14.00 CDN
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"Go to School, You're a Little Black Boy" The Honourable Lincoln M. Alexander: A Memoir, Alexander, Lincoln M.
6 Alexander, Lincoln M. "Go to School, You're a Little Black Boy" The Honourable Lincoln M. Alexander: A Memoir
Toronto Dundurn Press 2006 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
254 pp. Index. Photos. Spine, corners bumped. Jacket has light edgewear. The life story of a man, born to a maid and a railway porter, who rose to become Ontario's first black Lt. Governor. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall BIO1762 
Price: 15.00 CDN
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Dew Upon the Grass, Allan, Bille Lamb
7 Allan, Bille Lamb Dew Upon the Grass
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan The Western Producer 1972 Third Printing Softcover Very Good- Signed by Author
140 pp. Photos. Endpaper maps. Edgewear, corners rubbed. Inscribed by the author on the half-title. The account of Tom Lamb and the family he raised, settling in the nothern Manitoba bush country in the 1890's. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Signed by Author BIO1654 
Price: 25.00 CDN
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This Firefighter's Life, Allen, Jimmy
8 Allen, Jimmy This Firefighter's Life
Ottawa Self Published 2005 First Edition Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
164 pp. Photos. Edgewear, corners rubbed. A retired Ottawa Ontario firefighting captain writes of his 39 years in the front lines of the fire department. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall BIO1315 
Price: 15.00 CDN
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The Greatness of Woodrow Wilson 1856-1956, Alsop, Em Bowles (Ed. )
9 Alsop, Em Bowles (Ed. ) The Greatness of Woodrow Wilson 1856-1956
New York Rinehart & Company 1956 Hardcover Very Good- in Very Good- dust jacket 
270 pp. Notes. Spine, corners bumped. Jacket has light edgewear. Gift note on the ffep. Articles on Wilson, written for his Centennial Celebration. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall BIO1966 
Price: 15.00 CDN
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Up the Ladder, Anderson, Frank W.
10 Anderson, Frank W. Up the Ladder
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan Gopher 1997 First Edition Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
231 pp. Photos. Light edgewear. Corners rubbed. Anderson's persoanl account of his life - his early days growing up, his life of crime, and time in prison. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall BIO0999 
Price: 30.00 CDN
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For King & Country Lieutenant Colonel John By, R. E. Indefatigable Civil-Military Engineer, Andrews, Mark
11 Andrews, Mark For King & Country Lieutenant Colonel John By, R. E. Indefatigable Civil-Military Engineer
Merrickville, Ontario, Canada The Heritage Merrickville Foundation 1998 First Edition Softcover Very Good 
278 pp. Illus. Index. Notes. Bibliography. Light edgewear. Inscribed and dated by the author on the half-title page. A comprehensive biography of the British military engineer who created the Rideau Canal. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall BIO1874 
Price: 15.00 CDN
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Les Costello Canada's Flying Father, Angus, Charlie
12 Angus, Charlie Les Costello Canada's Flying Father
Ottawa Novalis 2005 2895076316 / 9782895076315 Softcover Very Good- 
151 pp. Photos. Bibliography. Edgewear, corners rubbed. Front cover has light crease. Describes the life and work of Father Les Costello, former hockey player with the Maple leafs who founded the Flying Fathers charity hockey team. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall BIO1893 
Price: 20.00 CDN
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Abdullah Bin Abdul Aziz in Words & Pictures, Anon.
13 Anon. Abdullah Bin Abdul Aziz in Words & Pictures
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia Saudi Desert House Agency 2000 First Edition Pictorial Cover Very Good with no dust jacket 
269 pp. Photos. Spine bumped. Highlights the contributions and efforts for the good of the Kingdom bythe Crown Prince. Heavy book.; 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall BIO0656 
Price: 80.00 CDN
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Jeanne Mance The Woman, the Legend, and the Glory, Anon.
14 Anon. Jeanne Mance The Woman, the Legend, and the Glory
Kingston, Ontario The Bronson Agency Hardcover Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket 
103 pp. Photos. Spine bumped, jacket has edgewear, small tears. Undated, ca 1980's. Published as a tribute to the founder of the Hotel Dieu Hospital in Montreal (who also helped found Montreal) , the book describes the life and accomplishments of the first lay nurse in North America, and the history of the Hotel Dieu Hospital in Kingston Ontario. ; Oblong 8vo 8" to 9" tall BIO1029 
Price: 25.00 CDN
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Suburban Souls The Erotic Psychology of a Man and a Maid, Anonymous
15 Anonymous Suburban Souls The Erotic Psychology of a Man and a Maid
New York Grove Press 1968 Paperback Very Good- 
507 pp. Edgewear, corners rubbed. Crease along front cover. Zebra books Z-1032; 8vo 8" - 9" tall BIO1527 
Price: 15.00 CDN
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Radio Wizard: Edward Samuel Rogers and the Revolution of Communication, Anthony, Ian A.
16 Anthony, Ian A. Radio Wizard: Edward Samuel Rogers and the Revolution of Communication
Toronto, Ontario, Canada Gage Publishing Company for Rogers 2000 First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
130 pp. Photos. Spine bumped. Inscribed by Ted Rogers Jr, - head of Rogers Communications and son of the founder. The story of Ted Rogers Sr., and the start of the radio and communications empire that grew from Rogers Radios and CFRB in Toronto.; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall; Signed by Family Member BIO0492 
Price: 55.00 CDN
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Home Front Soldier The Story of a GI and His Italian American Family During World War II, Aquila, Richard
17 Aquila, Richard Home Front Soldier The Story of a GI and His Italian American Family During World War II
Albany, New York State University of New York Press 1999 Softcover Very Good- with no dust jacket 
280 pp. Indes. Edgewear, corners rubbed. Light corner crease to lower front cover corner. A fascinating look at everyday life dueing wartime, through the lens of an ethnic family. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall BIO1449 
Price: 14.00 CDN
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The Rigoberta Menchú Controversy, Arias, Arturo (Ed. )
18 Arias, Arturo (Ed. ) The Rigoberta Menchú Controversy
Minneapolis, Minnesota, U. S. A. University of Minnesota Press 2001 Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
418 pp. Edgewear, corners rubbed. A collection of articles and source material providing a variety of perspectives on the controversial biography of Guatemaln indigenous rights activist Rigoberta Menchú. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall BIO1370 
Price: 20.00 CDN
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Champlain, Armstrong, Joe C. W.
19 Armstrong, Joe C. W. Champlain
Toronto MacMillan of Canada 1987 First Edition Hardcover Very Good- in Very Good- dust jacket 
318 pp. Illus. Index. Endpaper maps. Spine, corners bumped. Jacket has light edgewear. A comprehensive biography of one of the early explorers of Canada. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall BIO1693 
Price: 15.00 CDN
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The Life of Gideon Ouseley, Arthur, William
20 Arthur, William The Life of Gideon Ouseley
Toronto Samuel Rose 1877 First Edition Hardcover Very Good- with no dust jacket 
302 pp. Frontis. Spine, corners bumped and rubbed. The life and work of this noted Irish Methodist preacher. Booksellers ticket on front pastedown - J. B. Magurn, Publisher and Bookseller, Toronto. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall BIO1667 
Price: 50.00 CDN
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