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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

Image for Jules Dion Cinquante Ans Au-Dessous De Zero

Jules Dion Cinquante Ans Au-Dessous De Zero

By: Hache, Raymonde

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Montreal, Editions Anne Sigier: 2005

Seller ID: BIO1444

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


255 pp. Photos. Light edgewear, corners rubbed. French text / texte francais. The biography of a Catholic missionary to the Inuit. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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Deep Currents Roderick and Ann Haig-Brown

By: Haig-Brown, Valerie

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Victoria, BC, Orca Book Publishers: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: BIO1843

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


215 pp. Photos. Spine, corners bumped. Jacket has light edgewear. Inscribed by Catherine MacLeod, artist in residence at Haig-Brown House. An intimate biography of these noted conservationists, written by their eldest daughter. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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Sea Surgeon

By: Hall, James S.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: London, William Kimber: 1961

Seller ID: BIO1651

Condition: Very Good-


156 pp. Edgewear, corners rubbed. The memoirs of a lifeboat doctor in peace and war. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall View more info

Image for Guy Laliberte La Vie Fabuleuse Du Createur Du Cirque Du Soleil

Guy Laliberte La Vie Fabuleuse Du Createur Du Cirque Du Soleil

By: Halperin, Ian

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Montreal, Transit Editeur: 2009

Seller ID: BIO1905

ISBN: 1926745132

Condition: Very Good-


176 pp. Photos. Index. Edgewear, corners rubbed. French text / en francais. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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There's a Seal in My Sleeping Bag

By: Hancock, Lyn

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Toronto, ON, Canada, Totem: 1981

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: BIO0435

Condition: Very Good+


253 pp. 16 pp photos. Inscribed by author on ffep. The hilarious, and fascinating adventures of the wife of a Canadian wildlife biologist.; Signed by Author View more info

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The World of Jacqueline Susann

By: Hanna, David

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York, Manor Books: 1975

Seller ID: BIO1555

Condition: Good+


216 pp. Photos. Edgewear, corners rubbed. Spine creased and sunned. The life and work of the author who wrote Valley of the Dolls. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall View more info

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Joe Alcorn's Boy

By: Hanthorn, William D.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Madoc, Ontario, Madoc Printing and Publishing: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: BIO2025

Condition: Very Good-


150 pp. Photos. Light edgewear, corners rubbed. Inscribed by the author on the ffep. The author's life from his birth in 1904 at Coe Hill, Ontario to the early 40's. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Signed by Author View more info

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Game Warden's Lament

By: Hart, Michael L.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Victoria, BC, Trafford Publishing: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: BIO1041

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


297 pp. Edgewear, corners rubbed. Inscribed by author on the title page. A great account of the adventures and misadventures of a Canadian Game Warden and his encounters with rascals and characters in the outdoors. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Signed by Author View more info

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Fritz Reiner A Biography

By: Hart, Philip

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Evanston, Illinois, Northwestern University Press: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: BIO1970

ISBN: 081011125X

Condition: Very Good- in Very Good- dust jacket


330 pp. Index. Bibliography. Notes. Spine, corners bumped. Jacket has light edgewear. A bibliography of this important operatic and symphonic conductor. Includes discography. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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Sam Hughes The Public Career of a Controversial Canadian, 1885-1916

By: Haycock, Ronald G.

Price: $70.00

Publisher: Waterloo, Ontario, Wlifred Laurier University Press: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: FCWM0530

ISBN: 0889201773

Condition: Very Good- in Very Good- dust jacket


355 pp. Index. Bibliography. Photos. Notes. Spine, corners bumped. Jacket has light edgewear. Signed by the author on the ffep. An in depth study of Borden's Minister of Militia and Defense. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Signed by Author View more info

Image for Victoria Faulkner Lady of the Golden North A Biography

Victoria Faulkner Lady of the Golden North A Biography

By: Hayden, Joyce

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Whitehorse, Yukon, Windwalker Press: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: BIO1980

Condition: Very Good-


127 pp. Index. Photos. References. Light edgewear, corners rubbed. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

Image for Hugh Hambleton, Spy: Thirty Years With the KGB

Hugh Hambleton, Spy: Thirty Years With the KGB

By: Heaps, Leo

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Agincourt, Methuen: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: BIO1032

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


158 pp. Spine bumped. Jacket has light edgewqear. Prev owner's bookplate on inside front cover, name embossed on half-title. Inscribed by the author on the title page. The story of a well-placed Canadian academic recruited to spy for the KGB. ; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall; Signed by Author View more info

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Memories A Lawyer's Life

By: Heimowitz, Irwin Yitzhak

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Tel Aviv, Israel, Self Published: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: BIO1895

ISBN: 9657459036

Condition: Good+


236 pp. Photos. Index. Edgewear, corners rubbed. Book slanted, has bend. Inscribed and dated by the author on the title page. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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Walking on Thin Ice: In Pursuit of the North Pole

By: Hempleman-Adams, David; Uhlig, Robert

Price: $45.00

Publisher: London, Orion: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: BIO0324

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


272 pp. Colour photos. Spine bumped. The personal account of one man's journey by foot to the North Pole - the end of a 15 year odyssey. He was the first man to complete the esplorer's Grand Slam : scaling the highest mountain on each of the seven contintinents, inclusing Everest, and reaching the North and South Poles on foot.; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall; Signed by Author View more info

Image for The Mendelssohn Family (1729-1847) from Letters and Journals Vol. I Second Revised Edition

The Mendelssohn Family (1729-1847) from Letters and Journals Vol. I Second Revised Edition

By: Hensel, Sebastian

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Greenwood Press: 1968

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: BIO1943

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


340 pp. Spine, corners bumped. Usual library stamps and markings. The chronicle of a middle class family in Germany. A facsimile reprint of the 1882 Harper & Brothers edition. ; Ex-Library; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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Strasberg At the Actors Studio: Tape-Recorded Sessions

By: Hethmon, Robert H. (Ed. )

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Theater Communications Group: 1991

Seller ID: BIO1364

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


410 pp. Edgewear, corners rubbed. Preface by Burgess Meredith. A fascinating look at Strasberg's philosophy of theater, and method of how to work with actors. Transcriptions of Strasberg's private sessions, providing a behind the scenes look at America's prestogious acting school. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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The War Brides

By: Hibbert, Joyce

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Toronto, Peter Martin Associates: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: BIO1468

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


160 pp. Photos. Spine, corrners bumped. Jacket has edgewear, small tear at lower front corner, small portion torn out at rear. Gift note on reverse of half-title page. Text is clean and tight. Foreword by Mavis Gallant. Personal accounts of the experiences of 60 women who came to Canada from Europe as wives of Canadian servicemen at the end of the Second World War. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info