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

By How, Douglas & Ralph Costello

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.... Mass Market Paperback. Very Good/No Jacket. Autobiography/biography.


The Cape Breton Giant and Other Writings

By Gillis, James D

Wreck Cove, Cape Breton, N.S.: Breton Books, 2002. New Book! Unread! Author's signature appears to be a black stamp impression on the title page. As William Arthur Deacon wrote, Gillis's exceptional style assured that his work would not be forgotten; and it has kept alive the memory of Angus MacAskill, the Cape Breton Giant.... Signed by Author. Soft Cover. Fine/No Jacket. 9x6". Autobiography/biography.


The Company Store: J. B. McLachlan and the Cape Breton Coal Miners 1900-1925

By Mellor, John

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.


Bill Fraser, Mountie

By MacLean, R. A

Hantsport, N.S.: Lancelot Press, 1991. Book like new, appears unread! Bill Fraser rose from the bottom to the top, using his brains and his fists, his skill with horses and dogs, his knowledge of people, curiosity and intuition. He was a stellar member of an outstanding force-- the RCMP. Soft Cover. Fine/No Jacket. 8x5-1/4". Autobiography/biography.


Goodbye Pussyfoot

By Gaudet, Millie

Hantsport, N.S.: Lancelot Press, 1985. Second Printing. The growth of a young French Acadian woman through the hardships, trials and joys of six turbulent years in a convent. No markings on books. Soft Cover. Near Fine/No Jacket. 8x5-1/4". Autobiography/biography.


Phantom: The Novel of His Life

By Kay, Susan

Toronto: Fawcett Books, 1991. Light edgewear o/w very good condition. She had given birth to a monster...from the beginning Erik had been a study in contradiction. Hideously disfigured, his face hid a magnificent talent. A Magician, an architect, a composer. Erik's haunting voice and commanding presence could turn anyone, even his mother into his willing slave.... Mass Market Paperback. Very Good/No Jacket. Autobiography/biography.


The Alpine Path: The Story of My Career
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The Alpine Path: The Story of My Career

By Montgomery, L. M

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 new edition is its first republication in any form. (the date for this publication may or may not be correct). Hard Cover. Fine/Very Good. 9x6". Autobiography/biography.


Grand to be an Orphan

By Slonim, Reuben

Toronto: Clarke, Irwin & Company, 1983. A fascinating memoir of a Jewish Canadian.. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Fine. Autobiography/biography.


Wife to Mr Milton: The Story of Marie Powell

By Graves, Robert

London, England: Penguin Books, 1968. Moderate tanning of pages due to age. in 1642 civil war raged in England...and in the house of Mr John Milton. Soft Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. Autobiography/biography.


R. B. Bennett: The Calgary Years

By Gray, James H

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.


The First Bishop: a Biography of Charles Inglis

By Cuthbertson, Brian

Halifax, N.S.: Waegwoltic Press, 1987. Soft Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 10x7". Autobiography/biography.


The Unknown Hitler: His Private Life and Fortune

By Schwarzwaller, Wulf

Toronto: Stoddard Publishing, 1988. Clean white pages, tight to spine, book in collectible condition.. Hard Cover. Fine/Near Fine. Autobiography/biography.


Phantom: The Novel of His Life

By Kay, Susan

Toronto: Random House, 1990. Previous owner's name on inside leaf o/w fine book. 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 Cover. Near Fine/Very Good. Autobiography/biography.


Fall on Your Knees

By MacDonald, Ann-Marie

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.


Richard Hatfield: the Seventeen Year Saga
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Richard Hatfield: the Seventeen Year Saga

By Starr, Richard

Halifax, N.S.: Goodread Biographies, 1988. Previous owner's stamp on inside leaf o/w fine book. The story of one of Canada's most colourful and controversial figures- the successes and the scandals.. Mass Market Paperback. Near Fine/No Jacket. Autobiography/biography.


Loyalists in Nova Scotia

By Wetmore, Donald, and Sellick, Lester B

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 Nova Scotia Loyalists...No cover as issued`, square book, no marks or stamps, very good plus book. Soft Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 6x9". Autobiography/biography.


Cape Breton Captain: Captain David A. McLeod
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Cape Breton Captain: Captain David A. McLeod

By Caplan, Ronald (editor)

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, like an old maid to drinking strong tea... This is a robust autobiography of saltwater and guts and passionate romance, by a man who ended his days as a storekeeper in Cleveland, richmond county, Cape Breton Island..... Soft Cover. Fine/No Jacket. Autobiography/biography.


The Akerman Years

By MacEwan, Paul

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.


Ken Thomson: Canada's Enigmatic Billionaire

By Parsons, Vic

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.


The Memoirs of Myrtle

By Smith, Myrtle

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/Very Good. 4x6". Autobiography/biography.


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