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Allan Pinkerton : America's First Private Eye

By: Wormser, Richard

Price: $24.00

Publisher: New York, NY, U.S.A., Walker & Company: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: BIO0229

Condition: Very Good- in Very Good- dust jacket


119 pp. Illustrated. The book has two dust jackets - the inner one (as new) is the original for the book. The outer jacket, showing slight shelf wear, is blue and silver, with black lettering, and is issued by the Pinkerton company. A look at one of America's most famous detectives, founder of the agency which bears his name.; 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall View more info

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Joe Lake Reminiscences of an Algonquin Park Ranger's Daughter

By: Wright, H. Eleanor (Mooney)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Eganville, Ontario, HEW Enterprises: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: BIO1930

ISBN: 0968602509

Condition: Very Good-


125 pp. Photos. Index. Bibliography. Notes. Light edgewear, corners rubbed. Prev owner's name on the inside front cover. Describes life as it was in one of the Park's isolated communities. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall View more info

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Nikkei Journey Japanese Canadians in Southern Alberta

By: Yamagishi, N. Rochelle

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Victoria, BC, Trafford Publishing: 2005

Seller ID: BIO1913

ISBN: 1412059356

Condition: Very Good-


207 pp. Photos. Bibliography. Edgewear, corners rubbed. 10 accounts of Japanese Canadians and their experiences in Alberta. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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Being Young

By: Young, Astrid

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Toronto, Insomniac Press: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: BIO1960

ISBN: 189717845X

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


293 pp. Index. Photos. Spine, corners umped. Jacket has light edgewear. A revealing look at the influences that shaped Young's career and early family life. Written by his younger sister. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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A Writer's Life

By: Young, Scott

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Toronto, Doubleday Canada: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: BIO1882

Condition: Very Good- in Very Good- dust jacket


222 pp. Index. Photos. Spine, corners bumped. Jacket has light edgewear. Inscribed and dated on the title page. Provides an inside look at the world of sports and newspapers as he describes his life and career. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Signed by Author View more info

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Faith As a Grain of Mustard Seed The Story of John Thomas (1868-1940) Welsh Evangelist in Korea

By: Zarfoss, Gweneth Thomas

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Dyfed, Wales, Cae'r Nant: 1995

Seller ID: BIO1597

Condition: Very Good-


219 pp. Edgewear, corners rubbed. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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The Streets

By: Zausner, Michael

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, St. Martin's Press: 1986

Seller ID: BIO1227

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


163 pp. Edgewear, cornersr rubbed. Crease to front cover along spine edge. The candid account, in their own words, of six street prostitutes. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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Pioneer Memories

By: Zazula, Wasyl

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Willingdon, Alberta, Self Published: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: BIO3380

Condition: Very Good- with No dust jacket as issued


350 pp. Photos. Spine, corners bumped. Prev owner's name on the ffep. Signed by the author and his wife. Reollections of a Ukranian man who came to Alberta to settle in 1912. English and Ukranian text. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Signed by Author View more info

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Prelude a L'Orange

By: Zelena, Vally

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Chicoutimi, Quebec, Les Editions JCL: 2004

Seller ID: BIO1663

Condition: Very Good-


409 pp. Photos. Edgewear, corners rubbed. French text / en francais. Usure des bords, coins frottés. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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Kaip As Buvau Ministru

By: Zinkevicius, Zigmas

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Kaunas, Lithuania, UAB Judex: 1998

Seller ID: BIO0961

Condition: Very Good in Poor dust jacket


135 pp. Light edgewear, corners rubbed. Lithuanian text. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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La Dame D'Esprit: A Biography of the Marquise Du Châtelet

By: Zinsser, Judith P.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Viking: 2006

Seller ID: BIO1318

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


378 pp. Spine bumped. Jacket has edgewear, small dents on rear. The life of Gabrielle Emilie le Tonnelier de Breteuil, patron, mistress, and intellectual companion of Voltaire for 15 years. But she was much more that that single relationship. She was an intellectual in her own right, in a time when women were barred from the gatherings of learned men. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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Zorina

By: Zorina, Vera

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Farrar, Straus & Giroux: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: BIO1550

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


311 pp. Index. Photos. Spine, corners bumped. Jacket has edgewear. A fascinating account of this dancer's career, as well as being in effect, a manual on the art of the dance. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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A KMT War Criminal in New China

By: Zui, Shen

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Beijing, Foreign Languages Press: 1986

Seller ID: BIO1692

Condition: Very Good-


374 pp. Photos. Index. The personal account of the prison experiences of a high level Kuomintang officer after his capture by Mao's People's Liberation Army. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall View more info