Biography, Memoirs, Letters & Diaries from Black Sheep Books

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Company of Heroes: My Life as an Actor in the John Ford Stock Company

by Carey, Harry

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Black Sheep Books
Published
1994
Condition
Very Good -
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780810828650
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$85.00

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Metuchen, NJ: The Scarecrow Press, Incl, 1994 The story of the making of the film 'Company of Heroes' as well as the eight subsequent ones. Carey observes "the process of filming Westerns by one of the true masters of the form". Tan cloth to boards, blue titling to front and spine, author's inscription to ffep dated 6-7-94, frontispiece,… Read more
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$85.00
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Old Met, Les Halles and Other Losses: A Memoir of the Post-War Years.

by Burnett, Virgil

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Black Sheep Books
Published
2005
Condition
Very Good
ISBN
9780920214381
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$35.00

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Stratford, ON: Pasdeloup Press, 2005 An illustrated memoir. Red card cover, black titling and drawing to front, brown textblock, illustrated with the author's drawings, 135 pages. Light scratch to back cover. For some international orders we will ask you to approve additional shipping charges to cover the cost of tracking and insurance to your country, but no extra… Read more
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Uproar's Your Only Music

by Brett, Brian

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Black Sheep Books
Published
2004
Condition
Very Good
ISBN
9781550960204
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$70.00

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Holstein, Ontario: Picas/Exile Editions, 2004 Brian Brett's memoir is like "an extended prose poem rich with history and landscapes - mirroring the scary yet celebrated jazz-like poem that follows in 'Where We Live'." Glossy soft cover with illustration to front, purple titling to front and spine, signed by author to title page, 159 pages. Light shelf wear. … Read more
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$70.00
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I Am Wind You Are Fire: The Life and Work of Rumi

by Schimmel, Annmarie

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Black Sheep Books
Published
1992
Condition
Very Good
Edition
2nd Printing
ISBN
9780877736110
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$28.00

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Boston & London: Shambhala, 1992 "In simple and poetic language the author takes the reader through the cultural heritage of Konya [ ] his life and family [ ] as well as his poetry and mystical teachings along with his unparalleled intellectual and spirital legacy." Green glossy soft cover with illustration to front, yellow titling to front and spine,… Read more
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Earthshine and Heartglow Reflections and Memories of a Caribooite II

by Helsdon Edwards, Betty

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Black Sheep Books
Published
2004
Condition
Very Good
ISBN
9780973480009
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$26.00

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Betty Helsdon Edwards, 2004 Orange soft cover illustrated with line drawing, black titling to front and spine, signed by author to half title, several black and white illustrations as well a few full colour photographs, 200 pages. Sticker ghost to front wrap. For some international orders we will ask you to approve additional shipping charges to cover the… Read more
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Tightrope Walker: Autobiographical Writings of Anne Wilkinson

by Wilkinson, Anne & Joan Coldwell (Editor)

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Black Sheep Books
Published
1992
Condition
Very Good
ISBN
9780802057457
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$25.00

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Toronto, ON: University of Toronto Press, 1992 A celebration of Wilkinson's life and work. "Together with Coldwell's introduction, these writings present a unique and mvoing self-portrait of a poet who died too young, at the peak of her career." Beige cloth, black titling to spine, pink endpapers, inscribed and signed by the editor to title page, a cluster… Read more
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$25.00
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On the Side of the Angels

by Smart, Elizabeth

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Black Sheep Books
Published
1995
Condition
Very Good
ISBN
9780586089583
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$20.00

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London, GB: Flamingo, 1995 The second volume of the Journals of Elizabeth Smart. Edited by Alice van Wart. Soft cover, yellow titling to front and spine, a cluster of black and white photographs, 133 pages. Minor shelf wear. For some international orders we will ask you to approve additional shipping charges to cover the cost of… Read more
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Rufus: The Life of the Canadian Journalist Who Interviewed Hitler

by Castle, Colin

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Black Sheep Books
Published
2014
Condition
Very Good -
ISBN
9781926991337
Item Price
$20.00

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Vancouver, BC: Granville Island Publishing, 2014 The biography of Edwin Harry Lukin by the husband of his granddaughter. It is biography, family history and a look into the early world of BC newspapers. Glossy soft cover with Lukins portrait and green titling to front, green spine with white titling, several clusters of black and white photographs, and… Read more
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Return to Antarctica

by Raeside, Adrian

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Black Sheep Books
Published
2011
Condition
Very Good -
Edition
2nd Printing
ISBN
9780470932155
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$25.00

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Mississauga, ON: John Wiley & Sons Canada, Ltd., 2011 The Amazing Adventure of Sir Charles Wright on Robert Scott's Journey to the South Pole marking the 100th anniversary of the Scott Expedition. Second printing. Soft cover, frontispiece, many black and white photographs throughout, 324 pages. Light shelf wear, minor crease to top free corner of front. … Read more
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Thank Your Mother For the Rabbits

by Mills, John

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Black Sheep Books
Published
1993
Condition
Very Good
ISBN
9780889841604
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$28.00

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Erin, Ontario: Porcupine's Quill, 1993 An unconventional autobiography of Canadian novelist John Mills. Glossy soft cover, inscribed and signed by the author to title page, 270 pages. Minor shelf wear. For some international orders we will ask you to approve additional shipping charges to cover the cost of tracking and insurance to your country, but no extra charge will apply… Read more
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Still No Word from Nancy

by Mills, John

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Black Sheep Books
Published
2015
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9781460256534
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$40.00

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Victoria, British Columbia: Friesen Press, 2015 Three personal essays in the manner of Mill's well-received "Thank Your Mother for the Rabbits," and a fourth essay relating the experience of walking the pilgrim route to Santiago de Compostela. Glossy soft cover, inscribed and signed by author to title page, 199 pages. For some international orders we will ask you to approve… Read more
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$40.00
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Prison Memoirs of an Anachist

by Berkman, Alexander

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Black Sheep Books
Published
1970
Condition
Very Good -
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$25.00

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Pittsburgh, PA: Frontier Press, 1970 Introduction by Kenneth Roxroth. Blue cloth, gilt titling to spine, green endpapers, 538 pages. Light foxing to top of textblock edge. Dust jacket shows light sunning to spine, some shelf and edge wear. For some international orders we will ask you to approve additional shipping charges to cover the cost of tracking and insurance… Read more
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Northern Nurses III: Blecher Islands and Northern Quebec - the 1960s

by Scott, J. Karen & Joan E. Kieser (Editors)

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Black Sheep Books
Published
2009
Condition
Very Good
ISBN
9780973039221
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$95.00

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Oakville, Ontario: Kokum Publications, 2009 Memoirs of Kathleen Mary Jo Lutley CM and Heather J. Duncan Clayton. Following the first two books of "Northern Nurses" this volume focuses on the 1960s. In 2007 the editors Scott and Kieser accompanied Lutley revisiting her nursing stations in the far North after 40 years. This book presents the records,… Read more
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Personal Glimpses of Famous Folks and Other Selections from the Lee Side o' L.A.

by Shippey, Lee

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Black Sheep Books
Published
1929
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Good+ to Very Good-
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$25.00

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Sierra Madre, Ca: Sierra Madre Press, Inc, 1929 A collection of short sketches about people known to the author, interspersed with poetry by varoius authors. Mauve paper-covered boards with purple titling, purple cloth spine with gilt titling, signed by the author on end paper, small black and white drawings illustrate each subject, 96 pages. Cover has shelf wear,… Read more
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Changing Times: Memories of the Past: The Forties Through Seventies

by Steel, J. Douglas

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Black Sheep Books
Published
2011
Condition
Very Good-
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780981271910
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$20.00

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Nanaimo, B.C: Steelbro, 2011 This signed book, the author's second, contains small stories and remembrances of the town of his youth, as well as stories of three decades between the 1940s through the 1970s. Black and grey illustrated soft cover with grey and white titling, signed by author on title page, black and white illustrations, 236 pages. With… Read more
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Quest for Centenarians

by Christy, Margaret A.

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Black Sheep Books
Published
1982
Condition
Good+ to Very Good-
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$20.00

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Norwalk, Ohio: Margaret A. Christy, 1982 Book is a self-published collection of over sixty charcoal portraits, along with a brief description of each of the subjects. Inscribed and signed by the author/artist. White soft cover with black titling and illustration, black and white illustrations throughout, 128 pages. Cover has edge wear, shelf wear, light soiling to white… Read more
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Letters of G.P. Harris 1803-1812: Deputy Surveyor-General of New South Wales at Sullivan Bay, Port Phillip, and Hobart Town, Van Diemen's Land

by Hamilton-Arnold, Barbara, Editor

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Black Sheep Books
Published
1994
Condition
Good+ to Very Good-
ISBN
9780646141596
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$25.00

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Sorrento, Victoria, Australia: Arden Press, 1994 The seven years of letters of George Prideaux Harris, Deputy Surveyor-General of New South Wales from 1803 to 1812, provide, along with his papers and sketches, a dramatic and poignant account of the hardships of life in the fledgling colony. Colourfully illustrated soft cover with white titling on front, black titling on spine,… Read more
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Memoirs of a Mountain Man

by Russell, Andy

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Black Sheep Books
Published
1984
Condition
Very Good-
ISBN
9780771598111
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$20.00

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Canada: MacMillan of Canada, 1984 Andy Russell has been a trapper, cowboy, bronco-buster, trail guide, grizzly hunter, nature photographer and film-maker, lecturer and fighter for the environment. In this book he tells the story of his life. Blue hard cover with gilt titling on spine, pale blue end papers, illustrated with black and white photographs, 305 pages. … Read more
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Poet and Painter: Being the Correspondence Between Gordon Bottomley and Paul Nash, 1910-1946

by Abbott, Claude Colleer & Anthony Bertram, Editors

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Black Sheep Books
Published
1955
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Good+ to Very Good-
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$20.00

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Glasgow: Oxford University Press, 1955 Presumed First Edition. A collection of letters exchanged between playwright, Gordon Bottomley, and artist, Paul Nash. Green cloth with gilt titling on spine, illustrated with black and white plates and drawings, 277 pages. Spine ends and upper corners bumped, some light stains to back cover, a few tiny specks on leading text… Read more
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Goa Freaks: My Hippie Years in India

by Odzer, Cleo

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Black Sheep Books
Published
1995
Condition
Good
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$40.00

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New York: Quality Paperback Book Club, 1995 A "lively and unique document of 1970s-style hedonism," follows the further adventures of Cleo Odzer's life in India, which she started in her first book, "Patpong Sisters: An American Woman's View of the Bankkok Sex World." Colourfully illustrated soft cover with pink and white titling, frontispiece is a black and white map,… Read more
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