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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

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Closely Guarded A Life in Canadian Security and Intelligence

By: Starnes, John

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Toronto, University of Toronto Press: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: BIO1927

ISBN: 0802009751

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


258 pp. Index. Spine, corners bumped. Jacket has light edgewear. A fascinating personal account of a man who was deeply involved in intelligence activities for Canada from 1942 to 1973, becoming the first civilian director of the RCMP's Security Service. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Signed by Author View more info

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Past to Present A Reporter's Story of War, Spies, People and Politics

By: Stevenson, William

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Guilford, Connecticut, Lyons Press: 2012

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: BIO1859

ISBN: 0762773707

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


264 pp. Index. Photos. Spine bumped. Jacket has light edgewear. Well-known for his bestseller - A Man Called Intrepid, Stevenson tells of his experiences as a fighter pilot in WWII, and a journalist and war correspondent in the last half of the 20th century. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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Recollections

By: Stewart, Clayton Stanley

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Fredericton, NB, Self Published: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: BIO1001

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


170 pp. Photos. Edgewear, corners rubbed. Light surface tears from removal of price stickers. Stewart relates his experiences of 46 years of guiding hunting and fishing parties in New Brunswick. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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Horse Doctor : The Reminiscences of Dr. W. J. Stinson

By: Stinson, W. J.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Burnstown, Ontario, Canada, General Store Publishing House: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: BIO0623

ISBN: 0919431143

Condition: Very Good+


84 pp. Light edgewear. Gift dedication on inside front cover, the note refers to Dr. Stinson as a mutual acquaintance. A wonderful memoir of a country veterinarian. Stinson practised in Perth Ontario for 32 years, beginning in 1940.; 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall View more info

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Horse Doctor : The Reminiscences of Dr. W. J. Stinson

By: Stinson, W. J.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Burnstown, Ontario, Canada, General Store Publishing House: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: BIO1934

ISBN: 0919431143

Condition: Very Good-


84 pp. Light edgewear. Prev owner's name on the title page. A wonderful memoir of a country veterinarian. Stinson practised in Perth Ontario for 32 years, beginning in 1940.; 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall View more info

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Saint Etheldreda, Queen and Abbess

By: Stranks, C. J.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Ely, Cambridgeshire, England, Dean & Chapter of Ely Cathedral: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: BIO2011

Condition: Very Good-


30 pp. Light edgewear. Stapled binding. a monograph on the life of this early Anglo-Saxon Church saint.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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No Road Back A Grown Boy's Stories of Wales

By: Stuart, Donald

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Ingleside, On, Canada, Old Crone Publishing: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: BIO1059

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


96 pp. Photos. Light edgewear. Plastic coil binding. Inscribed and dated by the author on the dedication page. Recollections of life along the St. Lawrence River before the Seaway and Power Project flooded his home in the village of Wales, and Hoople Creek. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Signed by Author View more info

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Lester Pearson and the Dream of Unity

By: Stursberg, Peter

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Toronto, Doubleday Canada: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: BIO1282

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


456 pp. Photos. Spine bumped. Jacket edges have light wear. Signed by the author on the half-title page. A look at the political and displomatic career of Canada's 14th Prime Minister. First of two volumes. Deals with his domestic political career from 1958 to 1968. Heavy book. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Signed by Author View more info

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Memories of an Artist

By: Sullivan, Ethel I.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Vantage Press: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: BIO0620

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


50 pp. Spine bumped. Jacket has light edgewear, spine sunned. Sullivan pays tribute to her son's memory, and his work. John Rankin was a Canadian artist and poet who mysteriously took his life while in his prime.; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

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Bride of an ANZAC My Life Story

By: Sunderland, Queenie

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Smithfield, NSW, Australia, Gary Allen Pty: 2000

Seller ID: BIO0695

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


272 pp. Photos. Written by Sunderland in her 100th year, and intended for distribution to family, this edition is the first for general availability. It describes her journey through the struggles, hardships, and joys of a century of life, well-lived. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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Challenges Galore Biography, Family History, and Life in Northern Canada

By: Sutherland, Agnes

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Fort Smith, Northwest Territories, Canada, Self Published: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: BIO1069

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


180 pp. Photos. Endpaper maps. Spine bumped. Inscribed by the author on the title page. The memoirs of a nun and teacher who spent her life working in Northern Canada. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; Signed by Author View more info

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Metamorphosis: States in a Life

By: Suzuki, David

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Toronto, ON, Canada, Stoddart: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: BIO1959

ISBN: 0773721398

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


304 pp. Photos. Spine bumped. Jacket has light edgewear. Inscribed by the author on the ffep. Suzuki tells the stories of his life - what influenced his priorities, career, and aspirations. A revealing account of what drives the man. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Signed by Author View more info

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The Way it Was

By: Swerdfeger, Rowat C.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Brockville Ontario, Self Published: 1977

Seller ID: BIO1674

Condition: Very Good- in Good+ dust jacket


124 pp. Photos. Spine, corners bumped. Jacket has edgewear, small tears. A personal account of the author's life of over 75 years, from his birth in 1898 in Stormont County, Eastern Ontario. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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Trains: A Journey of Remembrances

By: Szpak, Irena M.

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Renfrew, Ontario, General Store Publishing House: 2005

Seller ID: BIO1668

Condition: Very Good


225 pp. Light edgewear. The personal account of a young girl's experiences with the Polish resistance during the Second World War. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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Trains: A Journey of Remembrances

By: Szpak, Irena M.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Renfrew, Ontario, General Store Publishing House: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: BIO1872

Condition: Very Good


225 pp. Light edgewear. Inscribed by the author on the introduction page. Promotional bookmark laid in. The personal account of a young girl's experiences with the Polish resistance during the Second World War. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Signed by Author View more info

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A Veterinary Odyssey Memoirs of a Travelling Vet

By: Tanner, Stanley C.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Niagara Falls, Ontario, The Golden Horseshoe Publishing Company: 1998

Edition: Second Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: BIO1118

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


232 pp. Light edgewear. Inscribed by the author on the title page. Memoirs of a Canadian veterinary surgeon who worled with the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Signed by Author View more info

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To be a Jew in Occupied Poland Cracow - Auschwitz - Buchenwald

By: Taubenschlag, Stanislaw (Stanley Townsend)

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Oswiecim, Poland, Frap - Books: 1998

Seller ID: BIO1855

Condition: Very Good-


166 pp. Index. Photos. Bibliography. Edgewear, corners rubbed. A Holocaust survivor's personal account of his experiences as a Polish Jew in the Nazi concentration camps. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info