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Image for Clifford Brown The Life and Art of the Legendary Jazz Trumpeter

Clifford Brown The Life and Art of the Legendary Jazz Trumpeter

By: Catalano, Nick

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Oxford, UK, Oxford University Press: 2000

Seller ID: BIO1683

Condition: Very Good- in Very Good- dust jacket


208 pp. Photos. Index. Spine, corners bumped and rubbed. Jacket has edgewear. Gift note on ffep. Pen markings on title page. The life of this highly talented jazz trumpeter. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

Image for Shobu Aiki:  La Victoire Selon L'Art Chevaleresque De Morihei Ueshiba

Shobu Aiki: La Victoire Selon L'Art Chevaleresque De Morihei Ueshiba

By: Cauhepe, J. D. & Kuang, A.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Paris, Editions Guy Tredaniel: 2003

Seller ID: BIO1426

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


287 pp. Edgewear, corners rubbed. French text / texte francais. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

Image for Entrepreneur Extraordinary The Biography of Thomas Bata

Entrepreneur Extraordinary The Biography of Thomas Bata

By: Cekota, Anthony

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Rome, Italy, Edizioni Internazionali Sociali: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: BIO1637

Condition: Very Good- in Very Good- dust jacket


383 pp. Spine, corners bumped. Jacket has edgewear. Small tears. Inscribed by the author on the title page. The life and accomplishments of a shoemaker, salesman, and industrial magnate. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Signed by Author View more info

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Unquiet Diplomacy

By: Cellucci, Paul

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Toronto, Key Porter Books: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: BIO1528

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


240 pp. Index. Photos. Spine, corners bumped. Jacket has light edgewear. Signed by the author on the title page. The candid memoir of Cellucci's years as United States ambassador to Canada. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Signed by Author View more info

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Hark For'ard! The Life of a Lakeland Huntsman

By: Chapman, Anthony

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Kendal, Combria, England, Helm Press: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: BIO1288

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


164 pp. Unread. One page has a corner crease. The account of a life spent in fox hunting. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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Defiance in Their Eyes: True Stories from the Margins

By: Charney, Ann

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Montreal, Vehicule Press: 1995

Seller ID: BIO1344

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


155 pp. Edgewear, corners rubbed. Prev owner's name on front endpaper. 6 accounts of people who have exhibeted a discomfort with the world as it is, resisting the apathy and passivity of life. Included are: Pierre Vallieres, Paul Rose, the Mowhawks, Paolo Violi, Claude Jutra, and Jean Castonguay. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

Image for Lionel Chevrier Un Homme De Combat

Lionel Chevrier Un Homme De Combat

By: Chevrier, Bernard

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Vanier, Ontario, Les Editions L'Interligne: 1997

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: BIO0935

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


222 pp. Photos. Corners rubbed, covers curled at fore-edge. Inscribed by author on the half-title. French text/en francais. A look at the life and career of this distinguished Franco-Ontarian politician, one of the driving forces behind the St. Lawrence Seaway project. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Signed by Author View more info

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Code Name Christiane Clouet A Woman in the French Resistance

By: Chevrillon, Claire

Price: $15.00

Publisher: College Station, Texas, U. S. A., Texas A & M University Press: 1995

Seller ID: BIO1402

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


221 pp. Photos. Index. Edgewear, corners rubbed. The personal account of the wartime experiences of a young woman in the French Underground, including 4 months as a captive in Fresnes prison. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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Joseph Buliard, Fisher of Men From Franche-Comte to the Canadian North

By: Choque, Charles

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Churchill, Manitoba, R. C. Episcopal Corporation: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: BIO1117

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


256 pp. Photos. Edgewear, corners rubbed. Front cover edges sunned. The biography of Buliard, Missionary Oblate of Mary Immaculate, Apostle of the Inuit. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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My Years As Prime Minister

By: Chretien, Jean

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Toronto, Alfred A. Knopf Canada: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: BIO1502

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


435 pp. Photos. Index. Spine, corners bumped. Jacket has edgewear. Canada's 20th prime minister looks back at his ten years in the office. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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Prima Donna: A History

By: Christiansen, Rupert

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Bodley Head: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: BIO0404

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


367 pp. Photos. Spine bumped. Jacket has edgewear, small tear at rear cover. A history of the great operatic divas. Christiansen looks at their lives and art in the context of operatic and cultural history. ; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

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Justice in Paradise

By: Clark, Bruce

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Montreal, McGill-Queen's University Press: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: BIO1713

Condition: Very Good- in Very Good- dust jacket


382 pp. Index. Photos. Notes. Spine, corners bumped. Jacket has light edgewear. Both memoir and legal adventure story, the book relates Clark's battles defending the rule of law and Native rights. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

Image for Louison The Life and Loves of Marie Louise O'Morphi

Louison The Life and Loves of Marie Louise O'Morphi

By: Clarke, Desmond

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Belfast, United Kingdom, Blackstaff Press: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: BIO1036

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


120 pp. Illus. Spine bumped, lower edge of book rubbed. Jacket has edgewear. Rear endpaper creased. Immortalised in Boucher's portrait as the symbol of the elegance of the 18th century French court, the book describes the life of a cobbler's daughter who became the mistress of Louis XV prior to the French Revolution. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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Heart Matters A Memoir

By: Clarkson, Adrienne

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Toronto, Viking Canada: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: BIO1716

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


257 pp. Photos. Spine, corners bumped. Jacket has light edgewear. Signed by tha author on the title page. The account of the life of an immigrant girl who became Canada's twenty-sixth Governor General. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Signed by Author View more info

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Sir Sandford Fleming 1827-1915

By: Climo, Percy L.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Cobourg, Ontario, Self Published: 1990

Edition: Fourth Printing

Seller ID: BIO1517

Condition: Very Good


10 pages. Illustrated. Edgewear, corners rubbed. Stapled binding. A monograph outlining Fleming's life, intended to accompany the reproduction of his 1847 composite plan of the town of Cobourg. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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Making a Difference: Reflections from a Political Life

By: Cline, Eric

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Thistledown Press: 2008

Seller ID: BIO1367

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


225 pp. Light edgewear. Appears unread. Personal reflections on a life in Saskatchewan politics, who held senior positions in the NDP government. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

Image for Beyond Survival Building on the Hard Times - A POW's Story of Survival

Beyond Survival Building on the Hard Times - A POW's Story of Survival

By: Coffee, Gerald

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Aiea, Hawaii, United States, Coffee Enterprises: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: BIO1026

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


287 pp. Spine bumped. Jacket has light edgewear. Inscribed and dated by the author on the half-title. The brutal account of Coffee's experiences as a prisoner of the North Vietnamese, describing how he used this horror to promote his own personal and spiritual growth. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Signed by Author View more info

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Harlequinade The Story of My Life

By: Collier, Constance

Price: $60.00

Publisher: London, John Lane: 1929

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: BIO1725

Condition: Very Good- in Good+ dust jacket


294 pp. Frontis. Photos. Index. Adverts. Spine, corners bumped. Jacket has edgewear, tears at corners. Preface by Noel Coward. The frank autobiography of a stage actress. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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One Man's Mile

By: Collins, James

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Renfrew, Ontario, General Store Publishing House: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: BIO0685

Condition: Very Good+


105 pp. Map. Collins recordshis experiences as the new curate at St. Thomas Church, Moose Factory Island. He learned about the Cree, the language, spititual needs, studied their ways, and listened to their stories, gaing extraordinary insights into life along the way. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

Image for Big Daddy Frederick G. Gardiner and the Building of Metropolitan Toronto

Big Daddy Frederick G. Gardiner and the Building of Metropolitan Toronto

By: Colton, Timothy J

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, University of Toronto Press: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: BIO1024

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


216 pp. Photos. Spine bumped. Jacket has some edgewear. The life and times of the bigger than life politician who was the first chairman of Metropolitian Toronto. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info