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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

Image for So Obstinately Loyal James Moody 1744-1809

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

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The James Evans Story

By: Shipley, Nan

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Canada, The Ryerson Press: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: BIO0614

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


219 pp. Spine bumped. Jacket has light edgewear. Seafarer's Training Institute Library stamped on ffep. No other library markings, A dramatic, touching story of a pioneer missionary, James Evans, a man who invented Cree syllabics, and made a new world for the northern Indians and Eskimos before he was recalled from Norway House in 1846.; Ex-Library; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

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L. S. Lowry Artist of the People

By: Shryhane, Geoffrey

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Standish, Wigan, United Kingdom, Red Rose Reprints: 2007

Seller ID: BIO1472

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


150 pp. Photos. Edgewear, corners rubbed. Crease to upper front corner of cover. The biography of this noted Lancashire painter. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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Life Sentence Memoirs of a Ukrainian Political Prisoner

By: Shumuk, Danylo

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Edmonton, Ab, Canada, Canadian Institute of Ukrainian Studies Press: 1984

Seller ID: BIO1988

ISBN: 0920862179

Condition: Very Good- in Very Good- dust jacket


401 pp notes. Spine, corners bumped. Jacket has light edgewear. Describes the author's early life, and his 37 years of imprisonment in various camps and prisons in the Soviet Union. ; The Canadian Library in Ukrainian Studies; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 401 pages View more info

Image for Jean Desprez (1906-1965)  Une Femme De Tete, De Courage Et De Coeur

Jean Desprez (1906-1965) Une Femme De Tete, De Courage Et De Coeur

By: Simard, Fancois-Xavier & La Rose, Andre

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Ottawa, Les Editions Du Vermillion: 2002

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: BIO1534

Condition: Very Good


450 pp. Index. Photos. Edgewear, corners rubbed. Inscribed by FX Simard on the title page. French text / en francais. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Signed by One Author View more info

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First Generation An Autobiography

By: Sirluck, Ernest

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Toronto, University of Toronto Press: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: BIO1880

Condition: Very Good- in Very Good- dust jacket


409 pp. Index. Photos. Spine, corners bumped. Jacket has edgewear. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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The Correspondence of Emerson and Carlyle

By: Slater, Joseph (Ed. )

Price: $27.50

Publisher: New York, Columbia University Press: 1964

Seller ID: BIO1664

Condition: Very Good- in Good+ dust jacket


622 pp. Index. Spine, corners bumped and rubbed. Jacket edges worn, small tears, jacket sunned. The record of a 39 year correspondence between two of the 19th century's major literary figures. Heavy book. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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Unfinished Journey : The Lewis Family

By: Smith, Cameron

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Toronto, ON, Canada, Summerhill Press, Limited: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: BIO0182

ISBN: 0929091043

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


606 pp. 8 pp photos. Spine bumped. Edgewear to jacket. Jacket edges browning. Inscribed by the author to "the wonderful neighbours of wonderful friends". A look at one family's commitment to socialist principles through three generations. Follows the careers of Davis and Stephen Lewis in the CCF and NDP parties, and also looks at the activism of the father - Maishe Losz, who brought the family to Canada in 1921. Heavy book.; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall; Signed by Author View more info

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Unfinished Journey : The Lewis Family

By: Smith, Cameron

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Toronto, ON, Canada, Summerhill Press, Limited: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: BIO1949

ISBN: 0929091043

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


606 pp. 8 pp photos. Index. Bibliography. Notes. Spine bumped. Edgewear to jacket. Signed by the author on the title page. A look at one family's commitment to socialist principles through three generations. Follows the careers of Davis and Stephen Lewis in the CCF and NDP parties, and also looks at the activism of the father - Maishe Losz, who brought the family to Canada in 1921. Heavy book. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Signed by Author View more info

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Sir John A. : An Anecdotal Life of John A. Macdonald

By: Smith, Cynthia M. & McLeod, Jack (Editors)

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Don Mills, Ontario, Canada, Oxford University Press: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: BIO0382

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


192 pp. Photos. Sir John A. was the chief architect of Confederation, but also a complex, eccentric personality. The book presents revealing anecdotes about the man behind the legend, his public life set against his private joys and sorrows. ; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

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Sacred Feathers The Reverend Peter Jones (Kahkewaquonaby) and the Mississauga Indians

By: Smith, Donald B.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Toronto, University of Toronto Press: 1987

Seller ID: BIO2026

ISBN: 0802057551

Condition: Very Good- in Very Good- dust jacket


372 pp. Index. Bibliography. Notes. Illus. Spine, corners bumped. Jacket has light edgewear, protected in a plastic sleeve. Prev owner's name embossed on the ffep. A biography of this prominent Ojibwa leader. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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'A Woman with a Purpose' The Diaries of Elizabeth Smith 1872-1884

By: Smith, Elizabeth & Strong-Boag, Veronica (Ed. )

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Toronto, University of Toronto Press: 1980

Seller ID: BIO1743

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


298 pp. Light edgewear, corners rubbed. The personal diary of an ambitious woman, and liberal Victorian. Traces her life from a farm girl of 13 to a medical woman of 25. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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We're all in This Together - Red Green The Man Behind the Character and Vice Versa

By: Smith, Steve & Ruffman, Mag

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Mansfield, ON, Toolgirl Press: 2008

Seller ID: BIO2019

ISBN: 0981058604

Condition: Very Good-


331 pp. Photos. Light edgewear, corners rubbed. The creative genius behind the Red Green Show talks of his life and comedic career. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

Image for William Wye Smith: Recollections of a Nineteenth Century Scottish Canadian

William Wye Smith: Recollections of a Nineteenth Century Scottish Canadian

By: Smith, William Wye ; McLean, Scott A. & Vance, Michael E. (Eds)

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Toronto, Dundurn Press: 2008

Seller ID: BIO1626

Condition: Very Good+


421 pp. Photos. Index. Corners bumped. Appears unread. The fully annotated version of Smith's unpublished memoir that recounts his experiences as a journalist and clergyman, describing the social life of the province. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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The Edisons of Fort Myers Discoveries of the Heart

By: Smoot, Tom

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Sarasota, Florida, Pineapple Press: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: BIO1957

ISBN: 1561643122

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


372 pp. Index. Notes. Photos. Bibliography. Spine gently bumped. A look at the life of the great inventor in his tropical retreat in Florida during the winter. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

Image for The Property Basket Recollections of a Divided Life

The Property Basket Recollections of a Divided Life

By: Speaight, Robert

Price: $18.00

Publisher: London, Collins & Harvill Press: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: BIO1547

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


416 pp. Photos. Index. Spine, corners bumped. Jacket price-clipped, has edgewear, small tears, some shelfwear. A fascinating recollection of his world of art and literature. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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Alphonse Desjardins Entrepreneur

By: St-Pierre, Majella

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Montreal, Les Editions Transcontinental: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: BIO0998

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


193 pp. Photos. Light edgewear, corners rubbed. French text/en francais. The life and work of Desjardins, who was a large part of the caisse populaire movement in Quebec. Co=published with Les Editions de la Fondation de l'entrepenurship (ISBN 2-89521-024-1) ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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A Date with History Memoirs of a Canadian Historian

By: Stacey, C. P.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Ottawa, Deneau Publishers: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: BIO1875

Condition: Very Good- in Good+ dust jacket


293 pp. Index. References. Spine, corners bumped. Jacket has edgewear, tears. Stacey, a prominent, outspoken Canadian historian, provides his personal account of his experiences as a historian, focusing on the period from 1939-1945 and his work to write the official history of the Canadian Army at war. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info