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Image for Village of the Small Houses A Memoir of Sorts

Village of the Small Houses A Memoir of Sorts

By: Ferguson, Ian

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Vancouver, BC, Douglas & McIntyre: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: BIO1287

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


200 pp. Spine bumped. Jacket has light edgewear. Signed by the author on the title page. An idiosyncratic account of growing up in northern Alberta in the 1960's. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Signed by Author View more info

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Regions of the Great Heresy: Bruno Schulz - a Biographical Portrait

By: Ficowski, Jerzy

Price: $16.00

Publisher: New York, W. W. Norton & Company: 2003

Seller ID: BIO1330

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


254 pp. Photos. Spine bumped. Jacket has edgewear. A look at the life and work of this great, and enigmatic Polish writer. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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Kim Campbell The Making of a Politician

By: Fife, Robert

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Toronto, Harpercollins: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: BIO0676

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


208 pp. Photos. Spine bumped. Jacket has light edgewear. A look at the private life and public career of the woman who went from an unknown MP in 1988 to become the first woman Prime Minister in Canadian history. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 208 pages View more info

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Memoirs of a Revolutionist

By: Figner, Verna

Price: $20.00

Publisher: De Kalb, Illinois, United States, Northern Illinois University Press: 1991

Seller ID: BIO1016

Condition: As New with no dust jacket


In the original shrinkwrap. The personal account of a Russian aristocrat who became one of Russia's most vocal revolutionaries - a terrorist, and sentenced for life for involvement in the assassination of Alexander II. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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The Jack Ford Story Newfoundland's POW in Nagasaki

By: Fitzgerald, Jack

Price: $15.00

Publisher: St. John's Newfoundland, Creative Publishers: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: BIO2032

ISBN: 1897174233

Condition: Very Good-


239 pp. Photos. Bibliography. Edgewear, corners rubbed. Prev owner's address label on the inside of the covers. Jack's experiences as a Japanese POW doing slave labour in a camp in Nagasaki. He was there for the atomic bomb attack. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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A Veteran of 1812 The Life of James Fitzgibbon

By: Fitzgibbon, Mary Agnes

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Toronto, Coles Publishing Company: 1970

Edition: Facsimile

Seller ID: BIO1416

Condition: Very Good


336 pp. Appendices. Edgewear, corners rubbed. Frontis. A facsimile reprint of the autobiography of this leading Canadian figure, a prominent soldier in the War of 1812. The original was published by William Briggs in 1894. Part of the Coles Canadiana Collection. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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A Veteran of 1812 The Life of James Fitzgibbon

By: Fitzgibbon, Mary Agnes

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Toronto, Prospero Books: 2000

Edition: Facsimile

Seller ID: BIO1770

Condition: Very Good- in Very Good- dust jacket


336 pp. Appendices. Spine, corners bumped. Jacket has light edgewear. Prev owner's name stamped on front pastedown, top and bottom edges. Frontis. A facsimile reprint of the autobiography of this leading Canadian figure, a prominent soldier in the War of 1812. The original was published by William Briggs in 1894. Part of the Prospero Canadian Collection. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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The Price of Genius A Life of Pauline Viardot

By: Fitzlyon, April

Price: $40.00

Publisher: London, John Calder: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: BIO1964

Condition: Very Good- in Very Good- dust jacket


520 pp. Index. Notes. Bibliography. Illus. Spine, corners bumped. Jacket price-clipped, has edgewear. Recreates the life of Pauline Giardot, as well as the social life of the artistic circles of the time. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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Peter Gzowski A Biography

By: Fleming, R. B.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Toronto, Dundurn Press: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: BIO1953

ISBN: 1554887208

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


511 pp. Index. Bibliography. Notes. Photos. Spine gently bumped. Jacket has light edgewear. A comprehensive look at the man who ruled the morning airwaves at CBC for so many years. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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Jackal The Secret Wars of Carlos the Jackal

By: Follain, John

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Weidenfeld & Nicholson: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: BIO1099

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


318 pp. Photos. Spine bumped. Jacket has edgewear. Long gift note on front endpaper, from a member of Canada's Security Agency (CSIS) , business card laid in. A fascinating look at the life of one of the world's best known international terrorists, who was on the run for over 20 years before finally being caught. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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Le Bordel: Journal D'Une Amoreuse Et D'Une Putain

By: Fortin, Camille

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Montreal, Les Editions Voix Paralleles: 2008

Seller ID: BIO1820

ISBN: 2923491130

Condition: Very Good


163 pp. Light edgewear. French flaps. French text / en francais. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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Mancatcher

By: Fossum, Jack

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Comox, British Columbia, Lindsay Press: 1990

Seller ID: BIO1766

Condition: Very Good-


227 pp. Edgewear, corners rubbed. The personal recollections of a young immigrant farm worker, who went on to join the RCMP in British Columbia. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

Image for Once Upon a Time in Paradise Canadians in the Golden Age of Hollywood

Once Upon a Time in Paradise Canadians in the Golden Age of Hollywood

By: Foster, Charles

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Toronto, Dundurn Press: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: BIO1701

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


319 pp. Photos. Index. Spine, corners gently bumped. Jacket has light edgewear. Accounts of Canadians who became famous and important in the motion picture industry from the late 1920's to the 1950's. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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Ottawa Boy An Autobiography

By: Francis, Lloyd

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Burnstown ON, General Store Publishing House: 2000

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: BIO1521

Condition: Very Good+


273 pp. Photos, index. Light edgewear. Appears unread. Inscribed and dated by the author. The life and times of this Ottawa-born politician, who served as city councillor, deputy mayor, member of Parliament, and Speaker of the House. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Signed by Author View more info

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Napoleon I Schicksalswende Eine Kultuhistorische Studie

By: Francois, Hermann v.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Berlin, August Scherl: 1929

Seller ID: BIO1769

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


218 pp. Spine, corners bumped and worn. Spine faded. German text / auf Deutsche. Sachregister, personenregister. 22 tafelbildern, 7 kartenskizzen. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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Henry Ceard Idealiste Detrompe

By: Frazee, Ronald

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Toronto, University of Toronto Press: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: BIO1577

Condition: Very Good- in Good+ dust jacket


191 pp. Index. Spine, corners bumped. Jacket worn, small tears, spine sunned. Upper corner of front endpaper clipped. French text / en francais. Describes the life and literary work of this neglected writer of the French naturalist school. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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Undiplomatic Notes Tales from the Canadian Foreign Service

By: Freifeld, Sidney

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Willowdale. ON, Hounslow Press: 1990

Edition: Second Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: BIO1990

ISBN: 0888821263

Condition: Very Good- in Very Good- dust jacket


194 pp. Index. Illus. Spine, corners bumped. Jacket has light edgewear. Signed by the author on the title page. Incidents and accidents from the author's 30 year career in Canada's diplomatic service. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 194 pages; Signed by Author View more info

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Ishbel and the Empire: A Biography of Lady Aberdeen

By: French, Doris

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Toronto, ON, Canada, Dundurn Press: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: BIO0183

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


346 pp. 49 photos. Name on ffep. Spine bumped. Jacket slightly worn at edges, light shelfwear. Inscribed by author to her friend Ruth Humphreys. The life one of the most colorful of all the spouses of Canadian Governors General. Founder of the Victorian Order of Nurses, and the National Council of Women, she was also an unrepentant political schemer.; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall; Signed by Author View more info

Image for The River Was Our Highway Nursing and Teaching on the Nass River

The River Was Our Highway Nursing and Teaching on the Nass River

By: Froese, Gertrude Enns

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Self Published: 2009

Seller ID: BIO1767

Condition: Very Good


183 pp. Light edgewear. The author's account of her and her husband's life in northern BC during their posting as a teacher and nurse couple in the 1950's. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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Barbara Frum : A Daughter's Memoir

By: Frum, Linda

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Canada, Random House of Canada, Limited: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: BIO0572

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


287 pp. Photos. Spine, edges bumped. Jacket edges show light wear. Signed by author on title page. Barbara Frum, a standout journalist for the CBC, died after aan 18 year fight with leukemia. Her daughter Linda shows us the woman behind the microphone - mother, wife, career woman, collector, and friend.; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall; Signed by Author View more info