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Image for Louis Applebaum A Passion for Culture

Louis Applebaum A Passion for Culture

By: Pitman, Walter

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Toronto, Dundurn Press: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: BIO0944

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


512 pp. Photos. Spine bumped. Lower edge of rear board has small dent. Jacket has light edgewear. Inscribed by the author on the title page. A comprehensiv elook at this talented and influential Canadian composer. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Signed by Author View more info

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Victor Feldbrill Canadian Conductor Extraordinaire

By: Pitman, Walter

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Toronto, Dundurn Press: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: BIO1609

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


430 pp. Photos. Index. Spine bumped. Jacket has light edgewear. Inscribed by the author on the title page. Describes the life and cultural contributions of this talented Canadian conductor. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Signed by Author View more info

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A Cold War Bride's Journal

By: Pocklington, Simone Lirette

Price: $15.00

Publisher: West Vancouver, Bc, Canada, Self Published: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: BIO1783

ISBN: 0978455509

Condition: Very Good


63 pp. Light edgewear. A nice, personal account of the wife of a Canadian Forces fighter pilot from 1956 - 1980.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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Recollections and Reflections An Oral History

By: Porteous, Wendy (Ed. )

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Brockville Ontario, Leeds and Grenville County Board of Education: N.D.

Seller ID: BIO2003

Condition: Very Good-


90 pp. Photos. Edgewear, corners rubbed. Plastic comb binding. Prev owner's labe on the first page. Based on interviews from an oral history project by the Adult Basic Education section of the Board of Education. Offers a fascinating glimpse into daily life in the early to mid 1900's. Nice sections on chees factories and cheese making. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall View more info

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Major James Morrow Walsh of the North West Mounted Police Friend of Sitting Bull

By: Porter, Brian

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Brockville Ontario, Photovisions Printing Company: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: BIO2010

Condition: Very Good


27 pp. Photos. Bibliography. Touch of edgewear. Photo of Walsh's descendants on their visit to his birthplace in Prescott Ontario, with members of the historical society, all in period dress, laid in. Describes the life and career of this impetant member of the NWMP. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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Passion and Conviction: The Letters of Graham Spry

By: Potvin, Rose

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada, Canadian Plains Research Center: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: BIO1304

Condition: As New in As New dust jacket


278 pp. Photos. Unread. The letters of the man instrumental in creating and fostering Canada's public boradcasting system, the founding of the CCF (NDP) , and played a part in negotiation on Indian independence from Britain, among many other accomplishments. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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The Silent Ancestors The Forebears of E. J. Pratt

By: Pratt, Mildred Claire

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Toronto, On, Canada, Mcclelland & Stewart: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: BIO0991

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


243 pp. Photos. Endpaper maps. Family genealogy. Spine bumped. Endpapers slightly tanned. Jacket edges worn, small tears. Inscribed by the author on the title page. An account of a Yorkshire family, particularly its most famous descendant, poet E. J. Pratt. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Signed by Author View more info

Image for For Friends At Home A Scottish Emigrant's Letters from Canada, Caligornia and the Cariboo 1844-1864

For Friends At Home A Scottish Emigrant's Letters from Canada, Caligornia and the Cariboo 1844-1864

By: Preston, Richard Arthur

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Montreal, McGill-Queen's University Press: 1974

Seller ID: BIO1446

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


338 pp. Illus. Endpaper maps. Spine, cornes bumped. Jacket has edgewear, small tears. The letters and diary of James Thomson, a baker's apprentice who emigrated to Canada in 1844. Provides a fascinating look at the flavour of the times, and accounts of places and events seen by Thomson. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall View more info

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The Billion Dollar BET Robert Johnson and the Inside Story of Black Entertainment Television

By: Pulley, Brett

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Hoboken, Nj, U. S. A., John Wiley & Sons: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: BIO1384

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


248 pp. Photos. Spine, corners bumped. Jacket has light edgewear. Inscribed by the author on the half-title: "To Charles - With Good Wishes, Brett Pulley June '04". An in depth look at the enigmatic entrepeneur who founded Black Entertainment Television. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Signed by Author View more info

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Reaching for the Beaufort Sea An Autobiography

By: Purdy, Al

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Madeira Park, Bc, Canada, Harbour Publishing: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: BIO1048

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


296 pp. Photos. Spine, corners bumped. A fascinating look at the life of one of Canada's most unique poets. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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We All Wore Blue

By: Pushman, Muriel G.; Denny, Winifred (editor)

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Miami, FL, U.S.A., Pickering Press, The: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: BIO0079

Condition: As New in As New dust jacket


180 pp. Unread. The touching memoirs of a girl in the WAAF during WW II. View more info

Image for From Protest to Power Personal Reflections on a Life in Politics

From Protest to Power Personal Reflections on a Life in Politics

By: Rae, Bob

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Toronto, Viking: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: BIO1457

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


304 pp. Spine, corners bumped. Jacket has some edgewear, price clipped. Signed by the author on the title page. Rae provides a frank and personal examination of his time in politics, and the background experiences that shaped his life and thinking. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Signed by Author View more info

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Witness: From the Shah to the Secret Arms Deal An Insider's Account of U.S. Involvement in Iran

By: Rafizadeh, Mansur

Price: $19.00

Publisher: New York, William Morrow & Co: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: BIO0440

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket


396 pp. Photos. Jacket price clipped, Jacket edges and spine sunned. The former cheif of SAVAK (the Shah's secret police) relates the inside story of the Iranian arms scandal.; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

Image for Nobody Swings on Sunday The Many Lives and Films of Harry Rasky

Nobody Swings on Sunday The Many Lives and Films of Harry Rasky

By: Rasky, Harry

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Don Mills, Collier MacMillan Canada: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: BIO1530

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


262 pp. Photos. Spine bumped. Jacket has edgewear, small tear at bottom edge. Signed and dated by the author on the front endpaper. Rasky relates his experiences in the film industry, and his life growing up as the son of a poor immigrant family in Toronto. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Signed by Author View more info

Image for The Song of Leonard Cohen Portrait of a Poet, a Friendship and a Film

The Song of Leonard Cohen Portrait of a Poet, a Friendship and a Film

By: Rasky, Harry

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Oakville, ON, Mosaic Press: 2002

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: BIO1814

Condition: Very Good


160 pp. Index of first lines. Light edgewear. Prev owner's stamp on the inside rear cover. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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Never Smile before Christmas A Letter to Students of all Ages

By: Raycroft, John

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Ottawa, Legas: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: BIO1697

Condition: Very Good


303 pp. Light edgewear. Gift note on the front endpaper. A memoir of 26 years of teaching, with a cutting critique of education policies and behavior. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

Image for Never Smile before Christmas A Letter to Students of all Ages

Never Smile before Christmas A Letter to Students of all Ages

By: Raycroft, John

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Ottawa, Legas: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: BIO1699

Condition: Very Good


303 pp. Light edgewear. Inscribed by the author on the front endpaper. A memoir of 26 years of teaching, with a cutting critique of education policies and behavior. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Signed by Author View more info

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The Thrill of the Deal: How This Logger Made a Million in the Bush

By: Reierson, Ed

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Quesnel, B. C., E. W. Books: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: BIO1351

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


283 pp. Edgewear, corners rubbed. Inscribed by the author on the half-title. The personal account of life as a small scale logger/operator working the interior of British Columbia. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Signed by Author View more info

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Napoleon: Bisexual Emperor

By: Richardson, Frank

Price: $16.00

Publisher: New York, Horizon Press: 1973

Seller ID: BIO1503

Condition: Very Good- in Very Good- dust jacket


255 pp. Illus. Index. Spine, corners bumped. Jacket has edgewear, protected in plastic sleeve. An illuminating look at this complex man who bestrode the world. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

Image for Political Wives: The Lives of the Saints

Political Wives: The Lives of the Saints

By: Riley, Susan

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Toronto, ON, Canada, Deneau: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: BIO0381

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


191 pp. Spine, corners bumped. Jacket has light edgewear. A look at the unelected partners of Canadian parliamentary officials - the Political Wife, who is criticized for being politically active, but damned if she isn't. ; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info