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Image for Eddy The Life of Edward Sackville-West

Eddy The Life of Edward Sackville-West

By: De-La-Noy, Michael

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, The Bodley Head: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: BIO1616

Condition: Very Good- in Very Good- dust jacket


341 pp. Illus. Index. Spine, corners bumped. Jacket price-clipped, has edgewear. The life of this mysterious English writer, drawn from his diaries and unpublished letters. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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Une Femme, Mille Enfants Justine Lacoste Beaubien 1877 - 1967

By: Des Rivieres, Madeleine

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Montreal, Les Editions Bellarmin: 1987

Seller ID: BIO1283

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


271 pp. Photos. Light edgewear. French text / en fraincais. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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Fun Was Where We Made it: Mount Joy - Markham 1900-1915

By: Dixon. Fred W.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Mount Joy, Ontario, Self Published: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: BIO0488

Condition: Very Good- in Good+ dust jacket


90 pp. Photos, maps. Spine bumped. Blue cloth boards, gilt lettering on spine. Signed by author on frontis. Jacket edges worn, small tears. Some spotting to upper front corner. Fascinating and funny escapades of youngsters at the turn of the century. A wonderful look back at a simpler time.; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall; Signed by Author View more info

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Reminiscences of a Pioneer Canadian Chemical Engineer 1890 - 1952

By: Donald, James Richardson

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Montreal, Department of Chemistry, McGill University: 1989

Edition: Numbered

Seller ID: BIO1556

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


253 pp. Photos. Spine bumped. Number 27 of a limited numbered edition of 500, published privately by the Department of Chemistry of McGill University. The life and work of this distinguished chemical engineer, only member of the first class of McGill University's chemical engineers. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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PR Fifty Years in the Field

By: Donoghue, Jack

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Toronto, Dundurn Press: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: BIO0683

Condition: Very Good


188 pp. Inscribed and dated by the author on the ffep. A fascinating account of a life in public relations. Donoghue spent over 50 years doing PR in the military, public and private sectors. He documents the strategies used in, and lessons learned from a wide range of events. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 188 pages; Signed by Author View more info

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On Foreign Assignment The Inside Story of Journalism's Elite Corps

By: Douglas, Ab

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Calgary, Ab, Canada, Detselig Enterprises Limited: 1993

Seller ID: BIO1247

Condition: As New with no dust jacket


190 pp. Unread. The first hand account of the world's most dangerous job. Douglas, a former CBC journalist and CTV co-anchor gives us an in-depth look at international reporting. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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Reminiscences and Opinions of Sir Francis Hastings Doyle 1813-1885

By: Doyle, Francis Hastings

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, D. Appleton & Company: 1887

Seller ID: BIO1432

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


420 pp. Spine, corners bumped and worn. Light dampstain to top edge of pages. Various writings by this 19th English poet, who held the Chair of Poetry at Oxford. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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Guy Burgess A Portrait with Background

By: Driberg, Tom

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Weidenfeld & Nicholson: 1956

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: BIO1889

Condition: Very Good- in Good+ dust jacket


124 pp. Photos. Spine, corners bumped. Jacket has edgewear, proce clipped, wear and cup rings on front and back. An inside story of Burgess' activities, and his life in Russia five years after his defection. The author went to Russia to interview him first hand. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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Basil Rathbone: His Life and His Films

By: Druxman, Michael B.

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Cranbury, New Jersey, U. S. A., A. S. Barnes and Company: 1975

Seller ID: BIO1376

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


359 pp. Photos. Spine, corners bumped. Jacket has edgewear, one inch tear at lower front edge of jacket. A fascinating look at the life and work of one of film's stars. While known for his definitive interpretation of Sherlock Holmes, he was also one of the screen's ultimate villans. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall View more info

Image for The Bruce Dubbin Memoirs Stories of a Police Officer

The Bruce Dubbin Memoirs Stories of a Police Officer

By: Dubbin, Bruce

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Calgary, Ab, Canada, Self Published: 2011

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: BIO1974

ISBN: 0988075504

Condition: Very Good- in Very Good- dust jacket


166 pp. Spine, corners bumped. Jacket has light edgewear. Inscribed by the author on the half-title page. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Signed by Author View more info

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Who Cares Now

By: Dudderidge, Lew

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Ottawa, Borealis Press: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: BIO1876

Condition: As New


502 pp. Unread. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

Image for Langstaff A Nineteenth-Century Medical Life

Langstaff A Nineteenth-Century Medical Life

By: Duffin, Jacalyn

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Toronto, University of Toronto Press: 1993

Seller ID: BIO1884

Condition: Very Good-


383 pp. Illus. Index. Bibliography. Notes. Edgewear, corners rubbed. A nice account of the life of an ordinary physician and his community during a period of great medical change. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

Image for Vie De Francois Dumas Au Canada Et Histoire D'Un Rameau De Sa Lignee 1667 - 1967

Vie De Francois Dumas Au Canada Et Histoire D'Un Rameau De Sa Lignee 1667 - 1967

By: Dumas, Silvio

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Quebec, QC, Self Published: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: BIO1035

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


261 pp. Photos. Card covers, bound with cloth tape along spine. Edgewear. Corners rubbed. Prev owner's name on ffep. French text/en francais. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall View more info

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Encrage Ancrage

By: Dumoulin, Francoise & Brunet, Aline Fortier & Tessier, Jocelyne Mathe & Bernard, Therese Millette

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Ottawa, Amite: 1999

Seller ID: BIO1273

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


203 pp. Photos. Edgewear, corners rubbed. French text / en francais. Inscribed and dated by Aline Brunet. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Signed by One Author View more info

Image for Sea of Heartbreak An Extraordinary Account of a Newfoundland Fishing Voyage

Sea of Heartbreak An Extraordinary Account of a Newfoundland Fishing Voyage

By: Dwyer, Michael J.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Key Porter Books: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: BIO1012

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


207 pp. Appears unread. Signed by the author on the half-title, with a small drawing. Dwyer's personal account of his turbot fishing expedition off the coast of Labrador in 1998, abort the Styx, a 65 foot trawler with 7 other crew. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Signed by Author View more info

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Silent Words: Forever Friends

By: Eastham, Margaret

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Oliver Pate: 1992

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: BIO0547

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


236 pp. Photos. Spine bumped, Jacket has light edgewear. Inscribed by Margaret Eastham on ffep. Contains Silent Words - the story of David Eastham's life, and how this autistic person learned to communicate. Forever Friends, the second part of the book, Forever Friends, is David's unpublished work, revealing how he felt about his life.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Signed by Author View more info

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A Time Apart Letters of Love and War

By: Egener, Norah & Egener, Fred & Barfoot, Joan (Ed. )

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Owen Sound, Ontario, The Ginger Press: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: BIO1962

ISBN: 092177334X

Condition: Very Good


214 pp. Light edgewear. Contains the four years of letters written between a young housewife from Owen Sound and her husband stationed overseas during WW II. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

Image for She Should Talk Conversations with Exceptional Young Women about Life, Dreams & Success

She Should Talk Conversations with Exceptional Young Women about Life, Dreams & Success

By: Ehm, Erica

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Toronto, HarperCollins Publishers: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: BIO1061

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


199 pp. Photos. Edgewear, corners rubbed. Inscribed by the author on the title page. Interviews with 10 successful young women sharing their opinions on relationships, politics, education, careers and feminism. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

Image for Vanished Without Trace The Story of Seven Years in Soviet Russia

Vanished Without Trace The Story of Seven Years in Soviet Russia

By: Ekart, Antoni

Price: $55.00

Publisher: London, Max Parrish: 1954

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: BIO1862

Condition: Very Good- in Good+ dust jacket


320 pp. Spine, corners bumped. Jacket has edgewear, small tears. The personal account of a Pole who in 1940 vanished without a trace into Soviet Russia, He was finally able to make it back to Poland in 1947.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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An Arctic Childhood

By: Ekoomiak, Norman

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Oakville, ON, Chimo Publishing: 1980

Seller ID: BIO1987

ISBN: 0920344089

Condition: Very Good-


Unpaginated. Illustrated by the author. Light edgewear. Text in English and syllabics. ; Oblong 8vo 8" to 9" tall View more info