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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

Condition: Very Good- in Very Good- dust jacket


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

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


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

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


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

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My Way

By: Ault, O.E.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Self Published:

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: BIO0030

Condition: Very Good


162 pp. 14 pp bw photos. Front cover slightly water stained. Book is clean and tight. An exemplary account of unselfish public service, according to the Principal of Queen's University in Kingston.; Privately Printed; Signed by Author View more info

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Two Billion Trees and Counting The Legacy of Edmund Zavitz

By: Bacher, John

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Toronto, Dundurn: 2011

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: BIO2024

ISBN: 1459701119

Condition: Very Good-


274 pp. Index. Photos. Bibliography notes. Light edgewear, corners rubbed. Prev owner's address label on the inside front cover, page reference on the ffep, one sentence underlined on page 50. The account of the work of a man who dedicated his life to preserving Ontario's forests. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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Just Raoul The Private War Against the Nazis of Raoul Laportirie, Who Saved over 1.600 Lives in France

By: Bacque, James

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Rocklin, California, Prima Publishing: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: BIO1398

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


192 pp. Index. Spine bumped. Jacket has light edgewear. Endpaper maps. The account of a small town mayor in Vichy France who risked his life to save hundreds of lives during the Second World War. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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Adventures of a Chemist Collector

By: Bader, Alfred

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Weidenfeld & Nicholson: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: BIO1545

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


288 pp. Photos. Index. Spine, corners bumped. Jacket has edgewear. Bader recounts the story of how he made good in the land of opportunity, founding Aldrich (now Sigma-Aldrich) , a large supplier of research chemicals. Includes a chapter on his ousting from the board of the company that he founded. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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In the Shadow of Silence From Hitler Youth to Allied Internment: a Young Woman's Story of Truth and Denial

By: Baer, Gertrud Mackprang Baer

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Toronto, HarperCollinsPublishers: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: BIO1858

Condition: Very Good- in Very Good- dust jacket


326 pp. Index. Bibliography. Notes. Spine, corners bumped. Jacket has light edgewear. Inscribed by the author on the half-title page. The author recounts her experiences of growing up in Nazi Germany, and in the aftermath of its collapse. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Signed by Author View more info

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A Boy's Life in Fredericton Anecdotes and Reminiscences

By: Bailey, Joseph Whitman

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Fredericton, NB, University of New Brunswick Libraries: 1999

Seller ID: BIO2018

ISBN: 1551310503

Condition: Very Good-


48 pp. Illus. Index. Sources. Family tree. Light edgewear, corners gently rubbed. ; Square 8vo 8" to 9" tall View more info

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Wings over Westminster

By: Balfour, Harold

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Hutchinson: 1973

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: BIO1866

Condition: Very Good- in Very Good- dust jacket


224 pp. Index. Photos. Spine, corners bumped. Jacket has edgewear. This prominent British politician recounts his earlier career in aviation. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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A Name for Himself A Biography of Thomas Head Raddall

By: Barkhouse, Joyce

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Toronto, Natural Heritage Books: 1990

Seller ID: BIO0931

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


86 pp. Photos. Edgewear, corners rubbed. An account of the life and early adventures of one of Canada's notable storytellers. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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Were Those the Days? A Victorian Education

By: Barnard, H. C.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Oxford, Pergamon Press: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: BIO1655

Condition: Very Good- in Very Good- dust jacket


161 pp. Spine, corners bumped. Jacket has edgewear. The personal account of a boy's life in London during the last decades of Queen Victoria's reign. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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Peace, Progress, and Prosperity A Biography of Saskatchewan's First Premier, T. Walter Scott

By: Barnhart, Gordon L.

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada, Canadian Plains Research Center: 2000

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: BIO1662

Condition: Very Good


188 pp. Photos. Index. Edgewear, corners rubbed. Inscribed by the author on the title page. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Signed by Author View more info

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Thomas B. McQuesten

By: Barnsley, Roland

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Markham, On, Canada, Fitzhenry & Whiteside: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: BIO2016

ISBN: 088902894X

Condition: Very Good-


64 pp. Illus. Index. Light edgewear, corners rubbed. Signed by the author. The story of Ontario's 'forgotten builder'. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Signed by Author View more info

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On Six Continents A Life in Canada; S Foreign Service 1966-2002

By: Bartlelman, James

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Toronto, McClelland & Stewart: 2005

Seller ID: BIO1050

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


253 pp. Photos. Edgewear, corners rubbed. The fascinating account of how an aboriginal kid from Muskoka rose to become one of Canada's most travelled ambassadors, before becoming Lieutenant Governor of Ontario. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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Bunyoro, Tropical Paradox

By: Bazley, Walter

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, The Pentland Press: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: BIO1065

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


301 pp. Spine bumped. Jacket has light edgewear. Inscribed and dated by the author on the ffep. An account of the author's experiences in the Bunyoro district of Uganda in the 1950's, serving as a British administrator of the territory with the Colonial Office. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Signed by Author View more info

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Le Mystere Villeneuve

By: Beaunoyer, Jean

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Montreal, Editions Quebec Amerique: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: BIO1113

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


324 pp. Photos. Edgewear, corners rubbed. French text/en francais. The biography of the great Quebec racing driver, Gilles Villeneuve. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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The Shattering of the Soul

By: Bec, Janja

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Belgrade, Yugoslavia, Helsinki Committee for Human Rights in Serbia: 1997

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: BIO1317

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


118 pp. Illus. Light edgewear. French flaps. Published in a limited edition of 1000 copies. The persona accounts of 10 women in refugee camps in Slovenia, women who are victims of war crimes in Bosnia-Herzegovina in the early 1990's. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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Jerome Le Royer de la Dauversiere His Friends and Enemies (1597-1659)

By: Bechard, Henri

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Bloomingdale, Ohio, Apostolate for Family Consecration: 1991

Seller ID: BIO1062

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


478 pp. Edgewear, corners rubbed. Describes the life of a man who is a model for Catholics of today, a layman who founded Montreal, the Religious Hospitallers of St. Joseph, and the Holy Family Confraternity. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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Napoleon Buonaparte Builder or Wrecker

By: Becker, Beatrice

Price: $26.00

Publisher: France, Presses De Palais Royale: 1967

Seller ID: BIO0249

Condition: Very Good+


67 pp. 16 pp illus. Slight edgewear. A look at the positive aspects of Napoleon's life and accomplishments. View more info