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Political Affairs

By: Tyabji, Judi

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Victoria, BC, Horsdal & Schubart: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: BIO1977

ISBN: 092066329X

Condition: Very Good-


248 pp. Index. Photos. Notes. Light edgewear, corners rubbed. A revealing, inside look at British Columbia politics. Tyabji was a BC MLA in the early 1990's, and attained notoriety with her extra-marital affair with the leader of her party - Gordon Wilson. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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Sir Sanford Fleming

By: Unitt, Doris J. & Osler, Andrew & McCoy, Edward

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Peterborough, Ontario, Clockhouse Publications: 1968

Seller ID: BIO0193

Condition: Near Fine


159 pp. Photos. Second printing. Very slight edgewear. Published by staff of Sir Sanford Fleming College to provide a look at the life and accomplishments of the man for whom the college is named. Also includes a chapter on the opening of the college in 1967. View more info

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One Step Beyond ... The Sixteen

By: Urwin, John

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Carson City, NV, Bridger House Publishers: 2010

Seller ID: BIO1809

ISBN: 0984473327

Condition: Very Good-


261 pp. Edgewear, corners rubbed. The first hand account of a top-secret unit, the Sixteen, who were tasked to assasinate key people in the Middle East in the 1950's. The author was a member of this elite unit, and describes his recruitment, training, and four missions that he was on. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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Rebelle Sans Frontieres

By: Vachon, Marc & Bugingo, Francois

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Montreal, Les Editions Du Boreal: 2005

Seller ID: BIO1116

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


345 pp. Light edgewear. Appears unread. Prev owner's name on rear endpaper. French text/en francais. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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Pauline Johnson Her Life and Work

By: Van Steen, Marcus

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Toronto, Musson Book Company: 1965

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: BIO1489

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


279 pp. Spine, corners bumped. Jacket has edgewear, small tears. Gift note on front endpaper, note on inside rear endpaper. Informational pamphlet about Chiefswood, Johnson's birthplace laid in. A look at the life and writing of this noted Mohawk Indian poet. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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The Bridge Between

By: Vanek, Nathan

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, England, Bluemoose Books: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: BIO1268

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


209 pp. Unread. A collection of articles first published in the 'Low down to Hull and Back News', many hihlighting the contrasts between Canadian society and that of India, where Canadian born Vanek spent much of his adult life. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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Lifelines: The Stacey Letters, 1836-1858

By: Vansittart, Jane (Ed. )

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Peter Davies: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: BIO1434

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


180 pp. Illus. Spine, corners bumped. Jacket has edgewear. The complete correspondence betweenMr. Stacey, an ordnance clerk in London, and his son George, farming in Quebec's Eastern Townships. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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John Grierson and the NFB

By: Various

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Toronto, Ecw Press: 1984

Seller ID: BIO1861

Condition: Very Good-


155 pp. Edgewear, corners rubbed. Papers from a conference held at McGill University, October 29-31, 1981 ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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Briser Le Silence Nathalie

By: Vastel, Michel

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Outremont QC, Les Editions Libre Expression: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: BIO1284

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


314 pp. Edgewear. French text / en francais. En 2004 une femme Quebecoise, on ne connaissait pas l'identite, denoncait son agresseur, un celebre impresario. En 2005, Nathalie Simard se devoile. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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Robert Morris, Revolutionary Financier With an Analysis of His Earlier Career

By: Ver Steeg, Clarence L.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Octagon Books: 1972

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: BIO1608

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


276 pp. Index. Spine, corners bumped. Usual library stamps and markings. Blue cloth boards, gile lettering. A reprint of the 1954 original. The life and work of a key figure of the American Revolutionary War on the economic and political-economic fronts. ; Ex-Library; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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Alone in the Storm

By: Vertes, Leslie

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Toronto, Azrieli Foundation: 2015

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: BIO1975

ISBN: 1897470886

Condition: Very Good


149 pp. Index. Photos. Appears unread. The memoirs of a Hungarian Jew who survivedforced labour, capture by the Soviet Army, and later, the Hungarian uprising in 1956. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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Borlaug Volume 2 Wheat Whisperer 1944 1959

By: Vietmeyer, Noel

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Lorton, Virginia, Bracing Books: 2009

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: BIO1614

Condition: Very Good+


302 pp. Photos. Light edgewear. Appears unread. Inscribed by the author on the ffep. A further look at the career and accomplishments of this noted scientist. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Signed by Author View more info

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Borlaug the Mild Mannered Maverick Who Fed a Billion People Volume 1 Right off the Farm 1914-1944

By: Vietmeyer, Noel

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Lorton, Virginia, Bracing Books: 2008

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: BIO1615

Condition: Very Good+


278 pp. Photos. Light edgewear. Appears unread. Inscribed by the author on the ffep. A look at the early career and accomplishments of this noted scientist. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Signed by Author View more info

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Hostage of the Third Reich The Story of My Imprisonment and Rescue from the SS

By: Von Hassell, Fey

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1989

Seller ID: BIO1387

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


264 pp. Photos. Index. Spine bumped. Jacket has edgewear. A chilling account of the SS machine at work in the closing year of the Second World War, when Hitler and Himmler captured and imprisoned in their death camps, statesmen, dignitaries, generals and their families, to use as a final bargaining chip. Fey von Hassell, daughter of the German ambassador to Italy was one of them. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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The Captive The Story of an Unknown Political Prisoner

By: Von Salomon, Ernst

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London, Weidenfeld and Nicolson: 1961

Seller ID: BIO1592

Condition: Very Good- in Good+ dust jacket


184 pp. Spine, corners bumped and worn. Jacket has edgewear, small tears. The true story of a man caught up in the pililess machine of political events in Germany, from the end of the First World War to the 1960's, when the book was written. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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The Field Naturalist John Macoun, the Geological Survey, and Natural Science

By: Waiser, W. A.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Toronto, University of Toronto Press: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: BIO1924

ISBN: 0802026869

Condition: Very Good- in Very Good- dust jacket


253 pp. Index. Notes. Spine, corners bumped. Jacket has light edgewear. An account of the career of the man once noted as the dean of Canadian naturalists. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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Dancing Devil My Twenty Years with Albert Walker

By: Walker, Barb

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Ayr, Ontario, MAC Publishing: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: BIO0673

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


187 pp. Edgewear. Prev owner's name on ffep. Light stains to lower edge of book. The intimate, frightening story of the woman who was married to Albert Walker for 22 years. Albert Walker was a notorious Canadian criminal who defrauded clients of millions, fled to England, lived with his daughter, her posing as his wife, and eventually murdered his new partner so that he could assume his identity. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 187 pages View more info

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Blazing New Trails

By: Wallace, Archer

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Toronto, The Musson Book Company: 1928

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: BIO1475

Condition: Very Good in Fair dust jacket


149 pp. Spine, corners bumped. Jacket worn, with tears, portion along lower spine of jacket missing. Accounts of the work of 15 missionaries around the world. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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Mothers of Famous Men

By: Wallace, Archer

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Toronto, The Musson Book Company: 1931

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: BIO1996

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


112 pp. Spine, corners bumped and worn. Inscribed by the author on the ffep. Written as a tribute to the countless devoted mothers everywhere. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; Signed by Author View more info

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The Memoirs of the Rt. Hon. Sir George Foster

By: Wallace, W. Stewart

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Toronto, The Macmillan Company of Canada: 1933

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: BIO0936

Condition: Good+ in Good dust jacket


291 pp. Photos. Spine bumped. Pencil noted on front endpapers. Jacket edges worn, small portions missing at corners. A look at the life of a Canadian statesman who has been involved in over half a century of political life. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info