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K. C. (the Biography of K. C. Irving)

by How, Douglas & Ralph Costello

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Farrellbooks
Published
1993
Condition
Very Good
ISBN
9781550136203
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$10.00

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Toronto: Key Porter Books Ltd, 1993. No marks but light tanning of pages, a number of b/w photos in book. 402 pages. K. C. Irving remained an enigmatic, reclusive figure for most of his life. In K.C., authors Douglas How and Ralph Costello give the reader the first inside look at the life and work of Canada's most private billionaire....… Read more
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The Company Store: J. B. McLachlan and the Cape Breton Coal Miners 1900-1925

by Mellor, John

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Farrellbooks
Published
1984
Condition
Very Good
ISBN
9780887801266
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$20.00

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Halifax, N.S.: Goodread Biographies, 1984. History/Biographical best describes this book. A dramatic story of Cape Breton and a remarkable idealist who inspired an unforgettable battle for justice. Light edgewear to book, mildly tanned due to age but still very good collectible historical book.. Mass Market Paperback. Very Good/No Jacket. Autobiography/biography.
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The Alpine Path: The Story of My Career

by Montgomery, L. M

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Farrellbooks
Published
1990
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780889020191
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$20.00

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Fitzhenry & Whiteside Limited, 1990. Lucy Maud Montgomery, the creator of Anne of Green Gables, wrote this charming autobiographical memoir when she was in the middle of her career. It is the most complete account she ever published of her childhood and early years as a writer. It originally appeared as a series of magazine articles in 1917, and this… Read more
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R. B. Bennett: The Calgary Years

by Gray, James H

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Farrellbooks
Published
1991
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780802059758
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$30.00

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Toronto, On: University of Toronto Press, 1991. Very fine collectible book, previous owner's name on inside leaf.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Fine. Autobiography/biography.
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Phantom: The Novel of His Life

by Kay, Susan

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Farrellbooks
Published
1990
Condition
Very Good+
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780394221854
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$30.00

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Light rubbing on corners of dj. Once started, this book will bring many emotions to your mind: pity; sorrow; horror; sympathy; etc.; you will find it difficult not to finish reading this novel. Perhaps, it's a horror story; perhaps a mystery; perhaps a historical fiction. It is difficult to find this rare book in this fine condition.. Hard… Read more
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Fall on Your Knees

by MacDonald, Ann-Marie

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Farrellbooks
Published
1996
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780394281599
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$30.00

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Toronto, On: Alfred A. Knopf, 1996. Lightly read book. Enscribed by the author "To a great Cape Breton Highlander" on November 11, 1996 Remembrance Day in Canada. Book featured as a book club selection on Ophra show.. Signed by Author. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. General Fiction. A fascinating book that has its setting in Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, difficult… Read more
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Loyalists in Nova Scotia

by Wetmore, Donald, and Sellick, Lester B

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Published
1983
Condition
Very Good
ISBN
9780889991941
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$30.00

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Hantsport, N.S.: Lancelot Press, 1983. A number of contributors to this book of biographies of Loyalist Settlers featuring Colonel James Delancey; Benjamin Marston; Flora MacDonald; Brigadier Timothy Ruggles; Charles Inglis; The Vanbuskirks; Early years of the Black Loyalists; Nathan Pushie; The Sitemans of Ship Harbour; Abraham Gesner; Sir Thomas Dundas private notes on the… Read more
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Cape Breton Captain: Captain David A. McLeod

by Caplan, Ronald (editor)

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Farrellbooks
Published
1992
Condition
Fine
ISBN
9781895415100
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$40.46

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Wreck Cove, Cape Breton: Breton Books, 1992. New book! i went to sea in 1873 and in the ship Ragner. It was a standing joke to have run on a Cape Bretoner. Unfortunately, I was always thin-skinned and if you wanted a scrap, I would not go much out of the way to avoid it. Kind of took to it,… Read more
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The Akerman Years

by MacEwan, Paul

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Farrellbooks
Published
1980
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780887800252
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$15.26

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Antigonish, N.S.: Formac Publishing Company, 1980. No dustjacket as issued, clean, square book, no marks, collectible. Paul MacEwan was born in 1943. together with Jeremy Akerman, he was the first N.D.P. Member of the Nova Scotia Legislative Assembly elected in history, on October 13, 1970.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 10x7". Autobiography/biography.
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Ken Thomson: Canada's Enigmatic Billionaire

by Parsons, Vic

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Farrellbooks
Published
1996
Condition
Mint
ISBN
9781896176123
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Toronto, On: Burgher Books, 1996. Book appears unread and has signature on inside leaf with date 2000. Unable to say if belongs to author. Although Thomson was destined to take over the Newspaper empire founded by his father, he was never expected to be more than a corporated caretaker.... Hard Cover. Mint/Fine. 10x7". Autobiography/biography.
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The Memoirs of Myrtle

by Smith, Myrtle

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Condition
Very Good
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$12.00

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Fenwick, NS: Myrtle Smith (Self Published). Book appears to be self-published. Many b/w photos of self and family. Short stories and recipies, poems of family. Some early recollections of interest to genealogy and historian.. Soft Cover. Very Good/V 4x6". Autobiography/biography.
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George MacEachern: An Autobiography

by Frank, David and Donald MacGillivary (editors)

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Farrellbooks
Published
1987
Condition
Very Good
ISBN
9780920336304
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$40.00

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Sydney N.S.: University College of Cape Breton, 1987. Cover has picture of George MacEachern with picture of Sydney Steel Plant on bottom of cover in red color. Minor edgewear to book, pages tight to spine, book square, appears to be rare book!. Soft Cover. Very Good/. 4x6". Autobiography/biography.
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The Company Store: J. B. McLachlan and the Cape Breton Coal Miners 1900-1925

by Mellor, John

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Farrellbooks
Published
1983
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Paperback Edition
ISBN
9780887801266
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$49.00

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Halifax, N.S.: Formac Publishing Company, 1983. Fine book except for reading crease at spine, mild tanning pages, no stamps or names. A dramatic story of Cape Breton and a remarkable idealist who inspired an unforgettable battle for justice. J. B. McLachlan was a fiery, idealistic Scot who came to Canada with a vision of a better world. He settled in… Read more
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Solzhenitsyn's Religion

by Nielsen Jr. Niels C

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Farrellbooks
Published
1976
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Paperback Edition
ISBN
9780891291411
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$12.00

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New York: Pillar Books, 1976. Light tanning pages. For telling the truth about soviet forced labor camps in The Gulag archipelago, alexander Solzhenitsyn lost his county, and nearlylost his life.. First Paperback Edition. Mass Market Paperback. Very Good/ Autobiography/biography.
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Memory is My Diary, Volume 2

by Macqueen, Angus James

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Farrellbooks
Published
1991
Condition
Near Fine
ISBN
9780889995048
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$10.95

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Hantsport, N.S.: Lancelot Press, 1991. Tiny coffee stain bottom edge. Pages white and crisp. Serving churches in Saint John, Edmonton, London, and Toronto. Angus MacQueen always found his work exciting and fulfilling. Volume 2 recounts delightful thumb nail sketches of John R. Mott, Stanley Jones, Reinhold Niebuhr, Clarence Nicholson, Jim Mutchmor and many others.... Soft Cover. Near Fine/No Jacket.… Read more
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A Fortunate Life

by Facey, A. B

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Farrellbooks
Published
1985
Condition
Very Good
ISBN
9780140081671
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$18.00

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Victoria, Australia: Penquin Books, 1985. Very scarce book in any condition and a wonderful read on life in Australia. The author died nine months after "A Fortunate Life" was written. The author taught himself to read and write. This is the story of an ordinary man. It is the story of Albert Facey, who lived with simple honesty, compassion and… Read more
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The Pumpkin King

by Kingsbury, Al

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Published
1992
Condition
Mint
ISBN
9780889995161
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$8.95

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Hantsport, N.S.: Lancelot Press, 1992. Four-time world champion Howard Dill and the atlantic giant pumpkin. b/w photos in book. Soft Cover. Mint/No Jacket. 9x6". Autobiography/biography.
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Cottage Hospital Doctor: The Medical Life of Dr. Noel Murphy 1945-1954

by Murphy, Noel

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Farrellbooks
Published
2003
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9781894294720
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$24.00

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St. Johns, Newfoundland: Creative Publishers, 2003. Crisp white pages (293) in a collectible copy. He worked in the great northern peninsula and dedicates the book to his wife. The book is edited by Marc Thackery.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Fine/No Jacket. 10x7". Autobiography/biography.
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A Deeper Imprint: The Footsteps of Archbishop Arthur Gordon Peters

by Walsh, Kirby

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Farrellbooks
Published
2003
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780920336953
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$20.00

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Sydney, N.S.: University College of Cape Breton, 2003. This is a biography of a North Sydney boy (a small town in Cape Breton) to one of the highest honors in the Anglican Church...follow his journey in this book, very scarce!. First Edition. Soft Cover. Fine/No Jacket. 10x7". Autobiography/biography.
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Circus Press Agent: The Life and Times of Roland Butler

by Plowden, Gene

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Farrellbooks
Published
1984
Condition
Very Good
ISBN
9780870042997
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$40.00

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Caldwell, Idaho: The Caxton Printers, 1984. Large heavy book, no marks or creases, light edgewear. For forty years this book begged to be written but Roland butler, a modest individual, consistently refused to allow it. Several offered, but the crusty old fellow insisted he was "Nothing but a good circus press agent tryin' to do a job. He claimed there… Read more
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