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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

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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

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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

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Bon Echo The Denison Years

By: Savigny, Mary

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Toronto, Natural Heritage Books: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: BIO1780

Condition: Very Good-


130 pp. Index. Photos. Edgewear, corners rubbed. Inscribed and dated by the author. Both a history of Bon Echo, and a look at the struggles of Toronto feminist Flora MacDonald Denison. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Signed by Author View more info

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Bernard Lovell: A Biography

By: Saward, Dudley

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Robert Hale: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: BIO0397

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


320 pp. Photos. A fascinating look at the life of one of the greatest astronomers of the twentieth century, who was responsible forplanning and building the Jodrell Bank radio telescope.; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

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Gouzenko The Untold Story

By: Sawatsky, John

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Canada, MacMillan of Canada: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: BIO1819

Condition: Very Good- in Very Good- dust jacket


316 pp. Photos. Spine bumped. Jacket has edgewear. Based on interviews with 150 people who came into contact with Gouzenko after his defection, the book looks at his career in Canada, the effects of his revelations, and the trials of those named in the documents he provided. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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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

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

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

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

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