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Image for From Oswiecim to Auschwitz: Poland Revisited

From Oswiecim to Auschwitz: Poland Revisited

By: Weiss, Moshe

Price: $11.50

Publisher: Oakville, Ontario, U.S.A., Mosaic Press: 1994

Seller ID: BIO0542

Condition: Very Good


182 pp. Photos. Edgewear, lower corner bumped. Rabbi Weiss relates the experience of his trips back to Poland, land of his birth before the Second World War, and the largely forgotten Jewish community that lives there. View more info

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The Inspired Heart An Artist's Journey of Transformation

By: Wennstrom, Jerry

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Boulder, Co, U. S. A., Sentient Publications: 2002

Seller ID: BIO0959

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


188 pp. Illus. Corners rubbed. The personal account of an artist who destroyed his paintings, gave everything he had away, and began to completely rediscover himself. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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In Love and War

By: Weyman, Ronald C.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Toronto, Simon & Pierre: 1995

Seller ID: BIO1292

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


111 pp. Edgewear, corners rubbed. Page edges beginning to tan. Prev owner's name on the half-title page. Weyman, a noted director and producer in Canada, relates of his experiences afloat, and ashore, while serving in the naval forces during the Second World War. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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Whelan: The Man in the Green Stetson

By: Whelan, Eugene & Archbold, Rick

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Toronto, ON, Canada, Irwin Publishing: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: BIO0312

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


322 pp. 32 pp photos. Spine bumped. Jacket has slight edgewear. Inscribed and dated by Whelan on ffep. The story of the outspoken populist farmer who spent 22 years in Parliament, championing the little guy. Included in the book is his account of his time spent with Gorbachev, not long before he ascended to become the head of the Soviet Union.; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall; Signed by Author View more info

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The Devil in the Kitchen: The Autobiography

By: White, Marco Pierre

Price: $14.00

Publisher: London, Orion Books: 2007

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: BIO1303

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


309 pp. Photos. Edgewear, corners rubbed. The fascinating account of the life and career of London's rudest chef, and how he came to be the first British-born chef to earn 3 Michelin stars. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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Galileo Antichrist A Biography

By: White, Michael

Price: $14.00

Publisher: London, Phoenix: 2009

Seller ID: BIO1568

Condition: Very Good-


288 pp. Index. Illus. Edgewear, corners rubbed. Crease to front cover. One of the giants of science, his ideas clashed with Church doctrine, and he ended up being tried for heresy. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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Building the Rule of Law: Francis Nyalali and the Road to Judicial Independence in Africa

By: Widner, Jennifer A.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, W. W. Norton & Company: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: BIO1329

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


454 pp. Spine bumped. Jacket has edgewear. A look at the life, career, and influnce of the man who served as Chief Justice of Tanzania for 23 years. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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Johnny Miles Nova Scotia's Marathon King

By: Williston, Floyd

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, Nimbus Publishing Limited: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: BIO0942

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


174 pp. Light edgewear, corners rubbed. Errata slip laid in. Donation slip pasted in to inside front cover. Signed by the author on the title page. Recounts the story of a Cape Breton delivery boy who won the Boston Marathon twice, competed in 2 Olympiads, and won a broze medal in the first British Empire Games. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Signed by Author View more info

Image for Thomas D'Arcy Mcgee Volume I Passion, Reason, and Politics 1825-1857

Thomas D'Arcy Mcgee Volume I Passion, Reason, and Politics 1825-1857

By: Wilson, David A.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Montreal, McGill-Queen's University Press: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: BIO1978

ISBN: 0773533575

Condition: Very Good- in Very Good- dust jacket


432 pp. Index. Notes. Spine, corners bumped. Jacket has light edgewear. Examines McGee's development of his principles in Ireland and the US. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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Waheenee: An Indian Girl's Story

By: Wilson, Gilbert & Waheenee

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Lincoln, Ne, U. S. A., University of Nebraska Press: 1981

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: BIO1366

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


189 pp. Illus. Edgewear, corners rubbed. A facsimile reprint of the 1921 original by Webb Publishing. The personal account of a Hidatsa Indian woman, born in 1839. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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With all Her Might The Life of Gertrude Harding, Militant Suffragette

By: Wilson, Gretchen

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Fredericton, NB, Goose Lane Editions: 1996

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: BIO0967

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


231 pp. Photos. Light edgewear. The fascinating account of the life and career of this Militant Suffragette. 2 copies available. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

Image for The Spy Who Got Away: The Inside Story of the CIA Agent Who Betrayed His Country

The Spy Who Got Away: The Inside Story of the CIA Agent Who Betrayed His Country

By: Wise, David

Price: $17.00

Publisher: London, Collins: 1988

Edition: First British Edition

Seller ID: BIO0219

Condition: Very Good- in Very Good- dust jacket


288 pp. 16 pp photos. Spine, corners bumped. Jacket has edgewear. The story of a CIA agent who went on to spy for the Soviets, and ended up defecting. The writer was able to meet with him for interview in Hungary - the first time in the Cold War that a defector met with the Western journalist. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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Bertrand Russell The Passionate Sceptic

By: Wood, Alan

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, George Allen & Unwin, Ltd.: 1957

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: BIO1897

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


249 pp. Photos. Index. Frontis. Spine, corners bumped. Booksellers ticket (Charles Wilson Liverpool) on the inside front cover. Meant for the general reader, ths book takes a look at the life of this British philosopher. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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The Lougheed Legacy

By: Wood, David G.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Toronto, Key Porter Books: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: BIO1958

ISBN: 0919493483

Condition: Very Good- in Very Good- dust jacket


250 pp. Photos. Index. Spine bumped. Jacket has light edgewear. A look at the life and work of Peter Lougheed, the politician that marked an era in Albertan, and Canadian politics. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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Allan Pinkerton : America's First Private Eye

By: Wormser, Richard

Price: $24.00

Publisher: New York, NY, U.S.A., Walker & Company: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: BIO0229

Condition: Very Good- in Very Good- dust jacket


119 pp. Illustrated. The book has two dust jackets - the inner one (as new) is the original for the book. The outer jacket, showing slight shelf wear, is blue and silver, with black lettering, and is issued by the Pinkerton company. A look at one of America's most famous detectives, founder of the agency which bears his name.; 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall View more info

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Joe Lake Reminiscences of an Algonquin Park Ranger's Daughter

By: Wright, H. Eleanor (Mooney)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Eganville, Ontario, HEW Enterprises: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: BIO1930

ISBN: 0968602509

Condition: Very Good-


125 pp. Photos. Index. Bibliography. Notes. Light edgewear, corners rubbed. Prev owner's name on the inside front cover. Describes life as it was in one of the Park's isolated communities. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall View more info

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Nikkei Journey Japanese Canadians in Southern Alberta

By: Yamagishi, N. Rochelle

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Victoria, BC, Trafford Publishing: 2005

Seller ID: BIO1913

ISBN: 1412059356

Condition: Very Good-


207 pp. Photos. Bibliography. Edgewear, corners rubbed. 10 accounts of Japanese Canadians and their experiences in Alberta. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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Being Young

By: Young, Astrid

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Toronto, Insomniac Press: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: BIO1960

ISBN: 189717845X

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


293 pp. Index. Photos. Spine, corners umped. Jacket has light edgewear. A revealing look at the influences that shaped Young's career and early family life. Written by his younger sister. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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A Writer's Life

By: Young, Scott

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Toronto, Doubleday Canada: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: BIO1882

Condition: Very Good- in Very Good- dust jacket


222 pp. Index. Photos. Spine, corners bumped. Jacket has light edgewear. Inscribed and dated on the title page. Provides an inside look at the world of sports and newspapers as he describes his life and career. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Signed by Author View more info

Image for Faith As a Grain of Mustard Seed The Story of John Thomas (1868-1940) Welsh Evangelist in Korea

Faith As a Grain of Mustard Seed The Story of John Thomas (1868-1940) Welsh Evangelist in Korea

By: Zarfoss, Gweneth Thomas

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Dyfed, Wales, Cae'r Nant: 1995

Seller ID: BIO1597

Condition: Very Good-


219 pp. Edgewear, corners rubbed. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info