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Twenty-First-Century Irvings

By: Sawler, Harvey

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, Nimbus Publishing Limited: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: BIO1352

Condition: Very Good- in Very Good dust jacket


192 pp. Spine bumped. Jacket has edgewear. A portrait of the Irving industrial empire, and the individuals who will carry K. C. Irving's legacy forward. Foreword by Francis P. McGuire. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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Solzhenitsyn: A Biography

By: Scammell, Michael

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London, Hutchison: 1985

Edition: First British Edition

Seller ID: BIO0444

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


1051 pp. Endpaper maps. Photos. Jacket price clipped, edgwear at spine top. Book top spine end worn. A full, detailed biography of this controversial, and outstanding writer. Heavy book. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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Sir Ernest MacMillan The Importance of Being Canadian

By: Schabas, Ezra

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Toronto, University of Toronto Press: 1994

Seller ID: BIO1263

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


374 pp. Spine bumped. Jacket edges worn. Prev owner's name on front endpaper. The life and career of a major figure in Canadian music, whose had great accomplishments as a conductor, organist, pianist, composer, educator, writer and administrator. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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Jean Pare: An Appetite for Life

By: Schultz, Judy

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, Company's Coming Publishing: 2006

Seller ID: BIO1733

Condition: Very Good


147 pp. Photos. Light edgewear. French flaps. A fascinating look at this noted, and favourite, Canadian cookbook author, who created an publishing empire with over 100 cookbooks in the Company's Coming series. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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A Bishop and His People John Travers and the Anglican Diocese of Ontario 1862-1902

By: Schurman, Donald M.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Kingston, Ontario, Anglican Church of Canada: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: BIO1507

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


248 pp. Index. Spine, corners bumped. Jacket has edgewear, small tears to spine ends. Inscribed by the author on the title page. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Signed by Author View more info

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A Bishop and His People John Travers and the Anglican Diocese of Ontario 1862-1902

By: Schurman, Donald M.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Kingston, Ontario, Anglican Church of Canada: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: BIO1691

Condition: Very Good- in Very Good- dust jacket


248 pp. Index. Spine, corners bumped. Jacket has edgewear, small tears to spine ends. A history of the early days of the Anglican Diocese in Eastern Ontario. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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Muriel Powell Remembered: A Profile of Her Life

By: Scott, Elizabeth

Price: $45.00

Publisher: London, St. George's Nurses League: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: BIO0323

Condition: Good


165 pp. One inch tear to top front cover along spine. Spine slightly sunned. Signed by author on title page. A look at the life and achievements of Dame Muriel Powell, former matron and chief nursing office of St. George's Hospital, and chief nursing officer for Scotland.; Signed by Author View more info

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My Memories of Stormont and Dundas Counties

By: Scott, Margaret

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Cornwall, On, Canada, Vesta Publications: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: BIO1060

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


64 pp. Edgewear, corners rubbed. Covers worn. Prev owner's name on inside front cover. Signed by the author on the ffep. An account of the author's life in Eastern Ontario, from 1895 on. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Signed by Author View more info

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McClure: A Biography

By: Scott, Munroe

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Canada, Canec Publishing and Supply House: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: BIO0660

Condition: Very Good- in Very Good- dust jacket


409 pp. Endpaper maps. Spine bumped. Inner front flap of jacket has fold, rear of jacket lightly creased. Jacket plastic protected. Inscribed and dated by author on title page. Follows the life and adventures of this impressive missionary surgeon against the background of a turbulent and changing China in the first half of the 20th century.; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall; Signed by Author View more info

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McClure: The China Years

By: Scott, Munroe

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Toronto, CANEC Publishing and Supply House: 1979

Edition: Third Printing

Seller ID: BIO1325

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


409 pp. Spine bumped. Jacket edges worn. Prev owner's name oncopyright page. Inscribed and dated by McClure on the title page. Follows the life and adventures of this impressive missionary surgeon against the background of a turbulent and changing China in the first half of the 20th century. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Signed by Biographee View more info

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Oona, Living in the Shadows: A Biography of Oona O'Neill Chaplin

By: Scovell, Jane

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Warner Books Inc: 1998

Edition: Advance Reader's Copy

Seller ID: BIO0586

ISBN: 0446517305

Condition: Very Good


340 pp. Edgewear. Advanced reading copy. The story of the fascinating life of Oona O'Neill Chaplin, wife of the famous actor, but with a famous and fascinating family on her side as well. View more info

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A Private Concern

By: Seccombe, W. W.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Willowdale. ON, Nelson, Foster & Scott: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: BIO1456

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


200 pp. Photos. Spine, corners bumped. Jacket has some edgewear. Text is clean and tight. The personal account of the author's experiences through the life cycle of a small family business, building a succesful communications enterprise from 3 publications and a load of debt. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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A Builder of the Northwest The Life and Times of Richard Secord, 1860 - 1935

By: Secord, Richard Y.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Alberta, Self Published: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: BIO1395

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


179 pp. Spine, corners bumped. Jacket edges worn, small tears. Inscribed by the author on the front endpaper "Greetings and the Best of Wishes. To H Grace the Archbishop. Anthony Jordan Feb. 16/1982 Richard Secord U. E. L. Of Edmonton". Written by his son, the book recounts the life and exploits of this prominent western Canadian. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Signed by Author View more info

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The Land Where I Belong

By: Seymour, Aubrey

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Kineton, Warwick, The Roundwood Press: 1968

Seller ID: BIO1758

Condition: Very Good- in Good+ dust jacket


200 pp. Illus. Spine, corners bumped and worn. Jacket edges well worn, tears. Gift note on the ffep. A first hand account of old-time farming ways. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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Which Reminds Me ... A Memoir

By: Sharp, Mitchell

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Toronto, University of Toronto Press: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: BIO1096

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


288 pp. Photos. Spine bumped. Jacket has light edgewear. A fascinating account of the life of one of Canada's most unpolitical politicians. Sharp started off in government as a public servant, later joining Pearson's cabinet after a stint in the corporate world. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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Which Reminds Me ... A Memoir

By: Sharp, Mitchell

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Toronto, University of Toronto Press: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: BIO1392

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


288 pp. Photos. Spine bumped. Jacket has light edgewear. Signed by the author on the title page. A fascinating account of the life of one of Canada's most unpolitical politicians. Sharp started off in government as a public servant, later joining Pearson's cabinet after a stint in the corporate world. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Signed by Author View more info

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The Man Who Changed the World: The Lives of Mikhail S. Gorbachev

By: Sheehy, Gail

Price: $18.00

Publisher: New York, Harpercollins: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: BIO0438

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


401 pp. 16 pp. Prev owner's name on ffep, title page. Jacket price clipped. Corners rubbed. Some highlighter in one chapter. A compelling look at the visionary statesman who had such a profound affect on the Soviet Union, and the world.; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

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We Pioneered

By: Shelford, Arthur & Shelford, Cyril

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Victoria, BC, Orca Book Publishers: 1989

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: BIO1915

ISBN: 0920501192

Condition: Very Good-


214 pp. Photos. Edgewear, corners rubbed. An account of pioneering life in the remote Ootska Lake area of north central British Columbia in the early 1900's. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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So Obstinately Loyal James Moody 1744-1809

By: Shenstone, Susan Burgess

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Montreal, McGill-Queen's University Press: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: BIO1778

Condition: Very Good- in Very Good- dust jacket


340 pp. Index. Bibliography. Illus. Spine, corners bumped. Jacket has light edgewear. A biography of a famous (or infamous) partisan of Britain during the American Revolution. Inscribed by the author on the title page. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Signed by Author View more info

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Norman Bethune His Times and His Legacy / Son Epoque Et Son Message

By: Shephard, David A. E. & Levesque, Andree (Eds. )

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Ottawa, Canadian Public Health Association: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: BIO1403

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


253 pp. Photos. Egewear. Corners rubbed. French and English text. Based on papers from a conference in Montreal marking the 40th anniversary of Bethune's death in China, the book provides an examination of his social, political, and cultural background. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info