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Image for The Fisher Queen A Deckhand's Tales of the BC Coast

The Fisher Queen A Deckhand's Tales of the BC Coast

By: Taylor, Sylvia

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Victoria, British Columbia, Canada, Heritage House Publishing Co. Ltd.: 2012

Seller ID: BIO1729

Condition: Very Good


207 pp. Light edgewear. The personal account of a young woman who signed on as a rookie deckhand on a 40 foot salmon troller in 1981.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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John Anderson Fugitive Slave

By: Teatero, William

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Toronto, Treasure Island Books: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: BIO1483

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


183 pp. Illus. Spine, corners bumped. Jacket has edgewear, shelfwear, small tear at lower front corner. The account of a figutive slave's fight for freedom. Anderson killed a slaveholder im Missouri while escaping. The American authorities applied to Canada for his extradition, and Anderson applied to the Canadian government, the judiciary, and eventually the Canadian public to save him from extradition and certain execution. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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Pioneers and Early Citizens of Manitoba A Dictionary of Manitoba Biography from the Earliest Times to 1920

By: The Manitoba Library Association

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Winnipeg, Peguis Publishers: 1971

Seller ID: BIO1753

Condition: Very Good- in Very Good- dust jacket


268 pp. Biblipgraphy. Spine, corners bumped. Jacket has edgewear, price clipped. Prev owner's name on the ffep, short list of names on the rear endpaper. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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The Three Faces of Molly Brant

By: Thomas, Earle

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Kingston, Ontario, Quarry Press: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: BIO1453

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


160 pp. Illus. Light edgewear. A fascinating biography of this important Mohawk matriarch, consort of William Johnson, an influential landowner. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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Turn by the Window

By: Thomas, Gordon & Hutchinson, Ronald

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Cassell and Company, Ltd.: 1959

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: BIO1705

Condition: Very Good- in Very Good- dust jacket


208 pp. Spine, corners bumped and rubbed. Jacket has edgewear. Prev owner's name on front and rear endpapers. The account of the trial and imprisonment of a British soldier who committed a brutal murder in Japan in the 1950's. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall View more info

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The Renaissance of Canadian History: A Biography of A. L. Burt

By: Thomas, Lewis H.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Toronto, University of Toronto Press: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: BIO1404

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


189 pp. Spine, corners bumped. Jacket has edgewear, small tears at spine corners. Jacket spine sunned. Prev owner's name stamped on front endpaper. Recounts the thought and career of a prominent Canadian historian. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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Looking Back on the Future

By: Thompson, Fred G.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Ottawa, ON, Canada, Futurescan International: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: BIO0540

Condition: Very Good


210 pp. Edgewear, corners bumped. Prev owner's name on title page. Inscribed by author on title page. Has the odd margin note in text. Thompson, a Canadian futurist, relates his experiences of workin gfor over two decades from the 1960's in the futures field, and his involvement with numerous international groups. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Signed by Author View more info

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Looking Back on the Future

By: Thompson, Fred G.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Ottawa, ON, Canada, Futurescan International: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: BIO1682

Condition: Very Good


210 pp. Edgewear, corners bumped. Thompson, a Canadian futurist, relates his experiences of working for over two decades from the 1960's in the futures field, and his involvement with numerous international groups. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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Beside the Bulldog The Intimate Memories of Churchill's Bodyguard

By: Thompson, Walter

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Apollo Publishing: 2003

Edition: Book Club Edition

Seller ID: BIO02030

ISBN: 0954522303

Condition: Very Good- in Very Good- dust jacket


143 pp. Photos. Spine gently rubbed. Dust jacket has light edgewear. A collection of memories from Churchill's personal bodyguard, from 1921 onwards. ; Book Club Edition; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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Warrior Prince Prince Rupert of the Rhine

By: Thomson, George Malcolm

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Secker & Warburg: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: BIO1494

Condition: Very Good- in Very Good- dust jacket


238 pp. Index. Spine, corners bumped and worn. Jacket has edgewear. The life of the oung aristocratic cavalry leader who fought on the Cavalier side of the ENglish Civil War, fled to the continet in the aftermath, and became a successful privateer in the Mediterranean, off the West Coast of Africa, and the Spanish Main. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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Paths of Former Time Tales of Farming and the Countryside around Hullbridge

By: Thorpe, John

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Hockley, Essex, Airborne Art: 2000

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: BIO1760

Condition: Very Good-


96 pp. Photos. Edgewear, corners rubbed. Inscribed and dated by the author on the title page. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; Signed by Author View more info

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The Galts: a Canadian Odyssey John Galt 1779 - 1839

By: Timothy, H. B.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Toronto, Mcclelland & Stewart: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: BIO1911

ISBN: 0771084579

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


175 pp. Index. Notes. Bibliograhpy. Spine bumped. Jacket price clipped, has edgewear, small tears. A look at the man who played an important role in the development of Canada in the early 19th century. Founder of the Canada Company, he was responsible for the colonization of the land east of Lake Huron. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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Great English Eccentrics

By: Timpson, John

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Norwich, UK, Parke Sutton Publishing: 1991

Seller ID: BIO1311

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


224 pp. Illus. Edgewear, corners rubbed. A wonderful look at 120 strange English characters and their odd quirks, from the 18th century to today. ; Square 8vo 8" to 9" tall View more info

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Lord Black The Biography

By: Tombs, George

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Toronto, BT Publishing: 2004

Seller ID: BIO0939

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


336 pp. Photos. Edgewear, corners rubbed. Corner crease to front cover, crease to rear cover. An unauthorized, in-depth, behind the scenes look at Conrad Black and his relentless quest for power. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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Lord Black The Biography

By: Tombs, George

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Toronto, BT Publishing: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: BIO1267

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


336 pp. Photos. Spine bumped. Jacket has edgewear. An unauthorized, in-depth, behind the scenes look at Conrad Black and his relentless quest for power. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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Bittersweet Memories, Volume 1: 1931-1941 Growing Together, Ottawa and Me

By: Trepanier, E.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Ottawa, Self Published: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: BIO1354

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


233 pp. Edgewear, corners rubbed. Signed by the author on the title page. First volume of the authors' memoirs, covering his early years growing up in Ottawa. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Signed by Author View more info

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Swedenborg Life and Teaching

By: Trobridge, G.

Price: $14.00

Publisher: London, Swedenborg Society: 1935

Edition: Fourth Edition

Seller ID: BIO1909

Condition: Very Good-


343 pp. Index. Edgewear, corners rubbed. Marbled endpapers. ; 16mo 6" - 7" tall View more info

Image for A Model Superintendent A Sketch of the Life, Character, and Methods of Work of Henry P. Haven of the International Lesson Committee

A Model Superintendent A Sketch of the Life, Character, and Methods of Work of Henry P. Haven of the International Lesson Committee

By: Trumbull, H. Clay

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers: 1880

Seller ID: BIO1939

Condition: Good+ with No dust jacket as issued


188 pp. Index. Adverts. Spine, corners bumped and rubbed. First few pages foxed. Some stains to front boards. Tissue protected frontis. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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Life of General Philip Schuyler 1733-1804

By: Tuckerman, Bayard

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Freeport, New York, Books for Libraries Press: 1969

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: BIO1752

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


277 pp. Index. Spine, corners bumped and worn. Faded gilt lettering on the spine. Part of the Select Bibliographies Reprint Series. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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F. D. R. My Boss

By: Tully, Grace

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Chicago, Peoples Book Club: 1940

Seller ID: BIO1744

Condition: Very Good- in Good+ dust jacket


372 pp. Illustrated endpapers. Spine, corners bumped and rubbed. Jacket has edgewear, small tears. A fascinating behind the scenes look at Franklin Delano Roosevelt, written by his private secretary (1932-1945). Jacket and endpaper illustrations by Ray Prohaska. ; Book Club Edition; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info