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Dickens

By: Ackroyd, Peter

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Sinclair-Stevenson: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: BIO1638


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 View more info

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Blake A Biography

By: Ackroyd, Peter

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1996

Seller ID: BIO1659


339 pp. Index. Illus. Edgewear, corners rubbed. A perceptive look at the life and work of this noted British poet. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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I Am a Geisha

By: Ahmed, S. Z.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Haverford, Pennsylvania, Infinity Publishing: 2002

Seller ID: BIO1410


128 pp. Light edgewear, corners rubbed. The account of the life of a Japanese Geisha. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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Rita: An Autobiography

By: Aide, Hamilton

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Boston, Mayhew and Baker: 1860

Seller ID: BIO0626


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 View more info

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Endurance Chronicles of Jewish Resistance

By: Ajzensztadt, Amnon

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Oakville, ON, Mosaic Press: 1987

Seller ID: BIO1973


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 View more info

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"Go to School, You're a Little Black Boy" The Honourable Lincoln M. Alexander: A Memoir

By: Alexander, Lincoln M.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Toronto, Dundurn Press: 2006

Seller ID: BIO1762


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 View more info

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This Firefighter's Life

By: Allen, Jimmy

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Ottawa, Self Published: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: BIO1315


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 View more info

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Where Life and Death Hold Hands

By: Allister, William

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Toronto, Stoddart: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: BIO1993


245 pp. Drawings. Spine, corners bumped. Jacket has light edgewear. Allister describes his 4 years of brutal treatment in the hands of the Japanese after the fall of Hong Kong. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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The Greatness of Woodrow Wilson 1856-1956

By: Alsop, Em Bowles (Ed. )

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Rinehart & Company: 1956

Seller ID: BIO1966


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 View more info

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Up the Ladder

By: Anderson, Frank W.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Gopher: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: BIO0999


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 View more info

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For King & Country Lieutenant Colonel John By, R. E. Indefatigable Civil-Military Engineer

By: Andrews, Mark

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Merrickville, Ontario, Canada, The Heritage Merrickville Foundation: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: BIO1874


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 View more info

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Abdullah Bin Abdul Aziz in Words & Pictures

By: Anon.

Price: $80.00

Publisher: Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, Saudi Desert House Agency: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: BIO0656


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 View more info

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Jeanne Mance The Woman, the Legend, and the Glory

By: Anon.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Kingston, Ontario, The Bronson Agency:

Seller ID: BIO1029


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 View more info

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Suburban Souls The Erotic Psychology of a Man and a Maid

By: Anonymous

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Grove Press: 1968

Seller ID: BIO1527


507 pp. Edgewear, corners rubbed. Crease along front cover. Zebra books Z-1032; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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Radio Wizard: Edward Samuel Rogers and the Revolution of Communication

By: Anthony, Ian A.

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Canada, Gage Publishing Company for Rogers: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: BIO0492


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 View more info

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Home Front Soldier The Story of a GI and His Italian American Family During World War II

By: Aquila, Richard

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Albany, New York, State University of New York Press: 1999

Seller ID: BIO1449


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 View more info

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The Rigoberta Menchú Controversy

By: Arias, Arturo (Ed. )

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Minneapolis, Minnesota, U. S. A., University of Minnesota Press: 2001

Seller ID: BIO1370


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 View more info

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Champlain

By: Armstrong, Joe C. W.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Toronto, MacMillan of Canada: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: BIO1693


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 View more info

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The Life of Gideon Ouseley

By: Arthur, William

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Toronto, Samuel Rose: 1877

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: BIO1667


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 View more info

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Gord Atkinson's Showbill!

By: Atkinson, Gord

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Carp, On, Canada, Creative Bound: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: BIO1049


208 pp. Photos. French flaps. Edgewear. Corners rubbed. Inscribed by author on the title page. A look back at Atkinson's 50 year career in radio, and his memorable experiences and interviews with the top stars. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Signed by Author View more info