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Image for Behind the Man John Laurie, Ruth Gorman, and the Indian Vote in Canada

Behind the Man John Laurie, Ruth Gorman, and the Indian Vote in Canada

By: Gorman, Ruth

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Calgary, Ab, Canada, University of Calgary Press: 2007

Seller ID: BIO1091

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


277 pp. Photos. French flaps. Light edgewear. Appears unread. A look at the life and work of John Laurie, who fought for aboriginal rights in Canada in the 1940's and 50's. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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Papa Was a Preacher

By: Gosse, Rose Gourlay

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Ontario, Canada, Self Published:

Seller ID: BIO1675

Condition: Very Good-


Undated, circa late 1980's, early 1990's. Edgewear, corners rubbed. Photos. Plastic comb binding. The author recounts the travels and ministries of her father, who preached in the Prairies, and Eastern and Northern Ontario from 1902 to 1945.; 4to 11" - 13" tall View more info

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Wife Of: An Irreverent Account of Life in Washington

By: Gotlieb, Sondra

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Canada, Macmillan of Canada: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: BIO0548

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


208 pp. Spine bumped. Gift dedication on ffep. Jacket has edgewear, tear at rear. Jacket spine sunned. Signed by Gotleib on title page. Wife of Canada's Ambassador to the United States, Gotleib provides an inside look at Washington's political and social scene.; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall; Signed by Author View more info

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The Nine Lives of Billy Rose

By: Gottleib, Polly Rose

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Crown Publishers: 1968

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: BIO1558

Condition: Very Good- in Good+ dust jacket


290 pp. Index. Photos. Spine, corners bumped and worn. Jacket has edgewear, some shelfwear. The account of the life of this multi-talented, multi-faceted man, written by his sister. Second printing before publication. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

Image for Legacy of Honour The Panets, Canada's Foremost Military Family

Legacy of Honour The Panets, Canada's Foremost Military Family

By: Gouin, Jacques & Brault, Lucien

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Toronto, Methuen Publications: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: BIO1777

Condition: Very Good- in Very Good- dust jacket


240 pp. Index. Notes. Photos. Spine, corners bumped. Jacket has light edgewear. A look at the accomplishments of this family, who started their Canadian military experiences with Jean-Claude Panet, who came to Quebec as a soldier in 1740.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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Citizen and Soldier

By: Graham, Howard

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Toronto, McClelland & Stewart: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: BIO1994

ISBN: 0771033907

Condition: Very Good- in Very Good- dust jacket


304 pp. Index. Photos. Spine, corners bumped. Jacket has edgewear. Spine sunned. The personal account of a farmboy who went on to lead troops as a brigade commander in Sicily, and then to a law career, and president of the Toronto Stock exchange. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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Brass Buttons and Silver Horseshoes Stories from Canada's British War Brides

By: Granfield, Linda

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Toronto, McClelland & Stewart: 2002

Seller ID: BIO1285

Condition: Very Good


139 pp. Photos. Edgewear, corners rubbed. Fascinating accounts of the hasty marriages, tearful farewells, and the surprises, joys and hardships of these British women who came to Canada following the Second World War. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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Wilderness of Mirrors: The Life of Gerald Bull

By: Grant, Dale

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Scarborough, ON, Prentice Hall Canada: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: BIO0274

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


209 pp. A look at the life and accomplishments of the century's greatest gun scientist, who died a mysterious death in Brussels after working on Iraq's super gun - Project Babylon. ; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

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George Pidgeon A Biography

By: Grant, John Webster

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Toronto, The Ryerson Press: 1962

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: BIO1942

Condition: Very Good- in Good+ dust jacket


158 pp. Frontis. Spine, corners bumped. Jacket has edgewear, small creaes and tears. Gift note on the ffep. A biography of the first moderator of the United Church of Canada. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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Reluctant Genius The Passionate Life and Inventive Mind of Alexander Graham Bell

By: Gray, Charlotte

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Toronto, Harpercollins Publishers: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: BIO1570

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


467 pp. Index. Photos. Spine, corners bumped. Jacket has light edgewear. A well researched study of one of the world's great inventors. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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Flint & Feather The Life and Times of E. Pauline Johnson, Tekahionwake

By: Gray, Charlotte

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Toronto, HarperFlamingoCanada (Harper Flamingo Canada): 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: BIO1728

Condition: Very Good- in Very Good- dust jacket


438 p. Photos. Index. Endpaper maps. Spine, corners bumped. Jacket has light edgewear. Details the many dimensions of the life of this noted Canadian poet, daughter of a Mohawk chief and an English gentlewoman. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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Lord Selkirk of Red River

By: Gray, John Morgan

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Toronto, The MacMillan Company of Canada: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: BIO1896

Condition: Very Good- in Very Good- dust jacket


388 pp. Illus. Index. Notes. Endpaper illus. Spine, corners bumped. Jacket has edgewear, sunned along the edges, small tears. Signed by the author on the ffep. The tragic account of the man who founded a colony on the Red River, a colony which threatened the fur trade routes of the powerful Northwest Company - the conflict destroyed the company, and ruined Lord Selkirk. The colony barely survived to become Winnipeg. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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It's Hard to Say Goodbye

By: Green, Lowell

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Carp, On, Canada, Creative Bound: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: BIO1501

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


255 pp. Photos. Spine, corners bumped. Jacket has light edgewear. Popular and controversial Ottawa radio host Lowell Green looks back on his his life as a broadcaster and writer. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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A Place for Noah

By: Greenfield, Josh

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Pocket Books: 1979

Seller ID: BIO1229

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


295 pp. Light edgewear. Light spine crease. Remainder mark on bottom of book. The story of how the Greenfield family love, and care for their special handicapped child. ; Remainder; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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Atsiminimai ir Mintys I

By: Grinius, Kazo

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Tubingene, Germany, Patria: 1946

Seller ID: BIO0638

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


303 pp. Frontis. Edgewear. Jacket edges worn, small portions missing at spine ends. Text in Lithuanian.; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

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Bullets on the Water: Refugee Stories

By: Grouev, Ivaylo (Ed.)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Montreal, PQ, Canada, Mcgill-Queen's University Press: 2000

Seller ID: BIO0641

Condition: Near Fine


151 pp. Maps. Signed and dated by Grouev on the ffep. A collection of first person narratives by some who fled their homelands in recent years because of conflicts.; Signed by Editor View more info

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Roland-Michel Barrin De La Galissoniere

By: Groulx, Lionel

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Toronto, University of Toronto Press: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: BIO1463

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


104 pp. Index. Spine, corners bumped. Jacket has edgewear. The account of this remarkable governor of New France, who governed from 1747 to 1749. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

Image for Transfusion A Canadian Surgeon's Story in War and in Peace

Transfusion A Canadian Surgeon's Story in War and in Peace

By: Guiou, Norman Miles

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, Stoneycroft Publishing: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: BIO1518

Condition: Very Good


145 pages. Index. Photos. Edgewear, corners rubbed. Inscribed on the half title page by the calligrapher. The memoirs of a surgeon who pioneered the use of blood transfusion for wounded soldiers as far forward as the regimental aid posts. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Signed by Associated View more info

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Nicolae Balcescu A Fighter for Freedom

By: Gulian, C. I. Et Al

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Bucharest, Romania, Publishing House of the Rumanian Institute for Cultural Relations With Foreign Countries: 1953

Seller ID: BIO1676

Condition: Very Good-


68 pp. Edgewear, corners worn. An article marking the 100th anniversary of the death of this noted individual. , along with some articles and essays written by him. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall View more info

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Unforgotten Mary Mack Cornwall's First Lady

By: Guy, Ginette

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Cornwall, On, Canada, Stormont, Dundas & Glengarry Historical Society: 2017

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: BIO1998

ISBN: 0981337619

Condition: Very Good-


174 pp. Photos. Bibliography. Notes. Light edgewear, corners rubbed. Signed by the author on the title page. An account of the fascinating, rich life of the many sides of this remarkable woman - artist, socialite, advocate and politician. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Signed by Author View more info