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Image for My Grandfather's House Scenes of Childhood and Youth

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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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

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

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

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

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

Image for Isambard Kingdom Brunel A Biography

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

Image for Budge What Happened to Canada's King of Film

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

Image for The Volunteer A Canadian's Secret Life in the Mossad

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

Image for Robertson Davies A Portrait in Mosaic

Robertson Davies A Portrait in Mosaic

By: Ross, Val

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Toronto, McClelland & Stewart: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: BIO2037

ISBN: 0771077750

Condition: Very Good- in Very Good- dust jacket


385 pp. Index. Spine, corners bumped. Jacket has light edgewear. A look at Davies' life, in the words of those who knew him. Drawn from interviews with over 100 people. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

Image for To Experience Wonder Edna Staebler, a Life

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

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

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

Image for W. E. Saunders Naturalist

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

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

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

Image for Bolivar A Continent and its Destiny

Bolivar A Continent and its Destiny

By: Salcedo-Bastardo, J. L.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Atlantic Highlands, New Jersey, Humanities Press International Inc.: 1986

Seller ID: BIO1054

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


191 pp. Maps. Spine bumped. Jacket edges lightly worn. A concise account of the life and career of this great South American politician. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

Image for Gerard Saucier: Sur Les Traces D'Un Batisseur En Abitibi

Gerard Saucier: Sur Les Traces D'Un Batisseur En Abitibi

By: Saucier, Pierre

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Sainte-foy, QC, Presses De L'Universite Du Quebec: 1996

Seller ID: BIO1979

ISBN: 2760509052

Condition: Very Good-


284 pp. References. Photos. Light edgewear, corners rubbed. French text / en francais. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

Image for Rattles and Steadies Memoirs of a Gander River Man

Rattles and Steadies Memoirs of a Gander River Man

By: Saunders, Gary L.

Price: $17.50

Publisher: St. John's Newfoundland, Breakwater Books: 1985

Seller ID: BIO1057

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


288 pp. Photos. Edgewear, corners rubbed. Remains of price sticker on front cover. Prev owner's name on the title page. A fascinating memoir about life and growing up on the Gander River in Newfoundland. Part of the Canada's Atlantic Folklore - Folklife Series. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info