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Helene Allen

By: Ringerereide, Mabel

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Lanark Country, Ontario, Self Published: 1985

Seller ID: BIO1677

Condition: Very Good-


27 pp. Photos. Edgewear, corners rubbed. Front cover creased. Ladies of Lanark series no. 1. A brief account of the life and accomplishments of thie Lanark County musician and teacher. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall View more info

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Negestanti Ugnis

By: Rinkunas, Antanas

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Toronto, ON, Canada, Antano Rinkuno Svietmo Fondas: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: BIO0365

Condition: Very Good+


302 pp. Photos. Light shelfwear. Edgewear. Text in Lithuanian. Appears to be a collection of essays, or columns by the author. View more info

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Bagman A Life in Nova Scotia Politics

By: Ripley, Donald F.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Toronto, Key Porter Books: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: BIO1813

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


249 pp. Index. Spine bumped. Jacket edges lightly worn. Signed by the author on the title page. A prominent stockbroker and fundraiser for the Nova Scotia Conservative Party relates the inside story of ordinary people and a crooked system. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Signed by Author View more info

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My Grandfather's House Scenes of Childhood and Youth

By: Ritchie, Charles

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Toronto, ON, Canada, Macmillan of Canada: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: BIO0927

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


167 pp. Photos. Apine, corners bumped. Jacket has a fold in front. Reminiscences of childhood experiences and people from a noted Canadian diplomat. Inscribed by Ritchie on the title page. ; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall; Signed by Author View more info

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The Man Who Stayed Behind

By: Rittenberg, Sidney & Bennett, Amanda

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Durham, North Carolina, U. S. A., Duke University Press: 2003

Seller ID: BIO1359

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


476 pp. Edgewear, corners rubbed. Prev owner's name on inside front cover. Small tear to lower rear corner along spine edge. The personal observations of a man who experienced 35 years of Chinese power struggles. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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Memoirs of a Very Civil Servant Mackenzie King to Pierre Trudeau

By: Robertson, Gordon

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Toronto, University of Toronto Press: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: BIO0943

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


408 pp. Photos. Spine bumped. Jacket has light edgewear, light shelfwear, small tear at mid-spine. A fascinating, inside look at Canadian politics and government from a top civil servant. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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Memoirs of a Very Civil Servant Mackenzie King to Pierre Trudeau

By: Robertson, Gordon

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Toronto, University of Toronto Press: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: BIO1811

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


408 pp. Photos. Index. Notes. Spine bumped. Jacket has light edgewear. Inscribed by the author on the title page. A fascinating, inside look at Canadian politics and government from a top civil servant. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Signed by Author View more info

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The Ties of the Past: The Gettysburg Diaries of Salome Myers Stewart 1854-1922

By: Rodgers, Sarah Sites

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, Thomas Publications: 1996

Seller ID: BIO1371

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


287 pp. Photos. Edgewear, corners rubbed. Front cover slightly curled. Memoirs of a schoolteacher who became caught up in the horrible battle at Gettysburg, nursing wounded soldiers. Descriptions of ordeal facing both soldiers and civilians. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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From This Place Recollections of the Lives of Women in the 20th Century

By: Roelens-Grant, Janine (Ed. )

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Guelph, ON, Federated Women's Institutes of Ontario: 2000

Seller ID: BIO1673

Condition: Very Good-


172 pp. Index. Illus. Light edgewear. Prev owner's name on front cover. Oral histories from Ontario women. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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Thomas Telford

By: Rolt, L. T. C.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Longmans, Green & Company: 1969

Edition: Later Printing

Seller ID: BIO1535

Condition: Very Good- in Very Good- dust jacket


211 pp. Index. Illus. Spine, corners bumped and worn. Jacket has edgewear, small tears. Usual library stamps and markings. The life and work of the man considered to be the father of civil engineering. Jacket art by Biro. ; Ex-Library; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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Isambard Kingdom Brunel A Biography

By: Rolt, L. T. C.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Longman Group: 1971

Edition: Later Printing

Seller ID: BIO1536

Condition: Very Good- in Very Good- dust jacket


345 pp. Index. Illus. Spine, corners bumped and worn. Jacket has edgewear, small tears. Usual library stamps and markings. The life and work of the man considered to be the greatest engineer of the nineteenth century. Jacket art by Ley Kenyon. ; Ex-Library; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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George and Robert Stephenson The Railway Revolution

By: Rolt, L. T. C.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Longmans, Green & Company: 1967

Edition: Third Printing

Seller ID: BIO1537

Condition: Very Good- in Very Good- dust jacket


356 pp. Index. Illus. Spine, corners bumped. Jacket has edgewear, tears. Jacket price clipped. Usual library stamps and markings. The story of the father and son team that launched a revolution in land transport. ; Ex-Library; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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Budge What Happened to Canada's King of Film

By: Rose, Barbara Wade

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Toronto, Ecw Press: 1998

Seller ID: BIO1630

Condition: Very Good-


260 pp. Index. Photos. Edgewear, corners rubbed. The life and work of Canada's greatest independant filmmakers. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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The Volunteer A Canadian's Secret Life in the Mossad

By: Ross, Michael

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Toronto, McClelland & Stewart: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: BIO1598

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


278 pp. Spine, corners bumped. Jacket has light edgewear The riveting, personal account of a young Canadian who was recruited into Israeli intelligence as an undercover agent. Describes his exciting career, and reveals the inner workings of the secretive organization he worked for. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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To Experience Wonder Edna Staebler, a Life

By: Ross, Veronica

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Toronto, Dundurn Press: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: BIO1418

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


326 pp. Index. Spine, corners bumped. Jacket has light edgewear. The life and work of one of Canada's most prominent cookbook writers. Staebler wrote the Schmecks books, along with many others. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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The Autobiography of Gabrielle Roy: Enchantment and Sorrow

By: Roy, Gabrielle

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Toronto, Lester & Orpen Dennys: 1987

Seller ID: BIO1369

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


417 pp. Edgewear, corners rubbed. The personal account of the life, works, and outlooks by one of Quebec's most cherished writers. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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The Selected Journals of L. M. Montgomery Volume I: 1889-1910

By: Rubio, Mary & Waterston, Elizabeth (Eds. )

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Toronto, Oxford University Press: 1985

Seller ID: BIO1714

ISBN: 019540503X

Condition: Very Good- in Very Good- dust jacket


424 pp. Index. Photos. Spine, corners bumped. Jacket has edgewear, small tears. Page edges tanned. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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W. E. Saunders Naturalist

By: Rutter, R. J. (Ed. )

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Toronto, The Federation of Ontario Naturalists: 1949

Seller ID: BIO1397

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


66 pp. Photos. Edgewear, corners rubbed. A selection of articles by and about this noted Ontario naturalist. Includes a bibliography of his work. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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Saddam's Secrets: How an Iraqi General Defied and Survived Saddam Hussein

By: Sada, Georges

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Eastbourne, East Sussex, UK, Integrity Media Europe: 2006

Seller ID: BIO1308

Condition: Very Good


315 pp. Edgewear, corners rubbed. The inside story of Saddam Hussein's regime, describing his plots to destroy Israel, hide weapons, and rule the Arab world. Written by a top Iraqi general amd trusted military advisor to Hussein. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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Food Carriers Out!

By: Sagan, S. J.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Toronto, Self Published: 1982

Seller ID: BIO1378

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


163 pp. Photos. Edgewear, corners rubbed. The personal account of a survivor of the Dachau concentration camp. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info