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Marcus Gavey, Hero: A First Biography

by Martin, Tony

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Published
1984
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Dover, Mass: The Majority Press, 1984. Soft Cover. Very Good. 16mo [square]. Second Printing. The New Marcus Garvey Library, No. 3. Green wrappers, 179pp. Illustrated. Covers a bit curled with wear at corners and edges, but o/w very good. Biography of Marcus Garvey, "Marcus Garvey stands without equal in the history of the internal Black movement in the… Read more
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Fyodor Dostoyvsky

by Kjetsaa, Geir

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Published
1989
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Near Fine
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New York: Fawcett Columbine, 1989. Soft Cover. Near Fine. 8vo. Paperback,437pp. Illustrated. Very light creasing to corners o/w near fine. Literary biography of Fyodor Dostoyevsky.
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The Strongest man in History: Louis Cyr 'amazing Canadian'

by Weider, Ben

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Published
1976
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Very Good
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Vancouver: Mitchell Press Limited, 1976. Soft Cover. Very Good. 8vo. Brown illustrated wrappers lettered in white on upper cover, 104pp. Illustrated. Rubber stamp on rear inner cover, early price in pen on half-title; some light rubbing to extremities o/w a very good copy. Louis Cyr was French Canadian and world record Strongmen competitor.
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Remember When...Volume 1: Woburn (School Section #6)

by Schofield, Richard

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Published
1978
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Near Fine
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[Scarborough, ON]: S.n., 1978. Soft Cover. Near Fine. 6" x 9" Original tan card wraps, staple bound. 51 pp. Small blue stain to front cover. Ink ownership inscription to title page. History of the Woburn and Bendale areas of Scarborough, Ontario.
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Mark Brazier-Jones Chez Avant-Scene

by (Delacarte, Elizabeth)

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Paris: Avant-Scene. Soft Cover. Fine. 8vo. [N.d., ca. 1987 or later]. French. Original pictorial card wraps. Unpaginated, approx. [40] pp. B&W photos by Lauren Hicks. Design by Grenade. Fine condition. Mark Brazier-Jones is a creator of functional art. His work ranges from decorative furniture and lighting to esoteric sculptural objects.
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New York: Harper Entertainment, 2004. 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. 8vo. Quarter burgundy cloth, red paper boards. 232 pp. B&W photos in-text. Bump to spine foot. Remainder mark to tail edge. Dust jacket has a few minor bumps, fine overall. Everyone Comes to Elaine's is more than a story about New York City. It's more than a story… Read more
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Velazquez

by Dominguez Ortiz, Antonio; Perez Sanchez, Alfonso E.; Gallego, Julian

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Minotavros Books
Published
1989
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Fine
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1st Edition
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New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art & Harry N. Abrams, Inc, 1989. 1st Edition. Soft Cover. Fine. 4to. Soft cover. x, 286 pp. Fully illustrated in colour. Creasing to spine, some discolouration to rear. This publication is issued in connection with the exhibition Velazquez, held at the Metropolitan Museum of Art from October 3, 1989, to January… Read more
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A Tribute to Albert Franck: October 20 to November 1, 1973

by Withrow, William J.

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Published
1973
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Near Fine
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Toronto: Art Gallery of Ontario, 1973. Soft Cover. Near Fine. 8.5" x 8.5" Soft cover. 32 pp. Colour and B&W reproductions and photos. Bump and crease to lower corner of front cover, and light staining to rear cover, else fine. Albert Franck was one of the first people in Toronto to recognize that old houses are not just… Read more
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Ben Johnson: The Fastest Man on Earth

by Christie, James R.

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Minotavros Books
Published
1988
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Near Fine
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1st Edition
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Toronto: McClelland-Bantam, 1988. 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Fine. 8vo (imperial). Quarter cream cloth over orange paper boards. 153 pp. + [16] pp. colour plates. Strikingly illustrated with over 25 colour and 58 B&W photographs. Bumping to spine ends, light soiling to tail edge of rear board. Interior is bright and clean. Some spots of very light bumping… Read more
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Larionov

by Larionov, Igor; Taylor, Jim; Reizer, Leonid

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Published
1990
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Fine
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1st Edition
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Winnipeg: Codner Books, 1990. 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. 8vo. First printing. Full black cloth. vi, 149 pp. [8] pp. B&W photos. Fine in fine jacket. It wasn't the money that brought Igor Larionov to the National Hockey League, or the lifestyle he know would be lavish in comparison to what he had, even as a star, in… Read more
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My Guardian Angel Caught Me

by Bermingham, Cornelius John (Spike)

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Published
2000
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Fine
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Burlington, Ontario: Spiritwood Press, 2000. Soft Cover. Fine. 8vo. Soft cover. XI, 269 pp. B&W photos in-text. Fine. The memoirs of Canadian construction businessman Spike Bermingham, whose family business has long been involved in important marine and rail construction projects in Ontario.
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Grapes: A Vintage View of Hockey

by Cherry, Don with Stan Fischler

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Minotavros Books
Published
1982
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Near Fine
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1st Edition
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Scarborough: Prentice-Hall Canada Inc, 1982. 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good. 8vo. Quarter black cloth, cream cloth boards. Patterned endpapers. 218 pp. B&W photos in-text throughout. Spine tilted, rubbing to spine ends. Light staining to fore edge of text block. Dust jacket lightly bumped to extremities, 1" tear to head of front joint. Only once in a… Read more
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Shania Twain: The Biography

by Eggar, Robin

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Minotavros Books
Published
2001
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Near Fine
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1st Edition
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London: Headline Book Publishing, 2001. 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 8vo. Full black cloth. xii, 308 pp. [16] pp. colour photo plates. Spine tilted, very minor rubbing to fore edge of front board, else fine. Light spots of staining to edges of text block. Dust jacket lightly bumped at extremities. Interior clean. There are some stories… Read more
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Yanni in Words

by Yanni with David Rensin

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Published
2002
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Fine
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1st Edition
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New York: Hyperion, 2002. 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. 8vo. Quarter black cloth, grey paper boards. 318 pp. [16] pp. colour and B&W photo plates. White spotting to boards. Interior clean. Light bumping to extremities of dust jacket. Yanni is practically a force of nature. Not only has he sold over 20 million albums worldwide and earned 35… Read more
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Laughing on the Outside: The Life Of John Candy

by Knelman, Martin

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Published
1996
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Fine
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Toronto: Penguin Books, 1996. Soft Cover. Fine. 12mo. First paperback edition. 278 pp. [12] pp. B&W photos. Fine condition. Funny, gentle, soft-hearted and affable, John Candy was loved by millions of movie fans for playing characters who almost always conveyed much of the real man. Whether as the irrepressible bon vivant in Splash, the warm-hearted slob in Uncle… Read more
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The Art Of the Deal

by Trump, Donald with Tony Schwartz

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Minotavros Books
Published
1989
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Near Fine
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New York: Warner Books, 1989. Soft Cover. Near Fine. 12mo. Paperback, xiv, 372 pp. [16] pp. B&W photos. Creasing to spine, light wear to joints and edges, bumping to corners.
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With Lawrence of Arabia

by Thomas, Lowell

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Published
1924
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Very Good
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New York: P.F. Collier & Son Corporation By Special Arrangement with D. Appleton-Century Co, 1924. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo. Dark green cloth, Lowell Thomas Adventure Library on-lay on front cover and green leather labels on spine, xiv, 408pp. Illustrated. A small bump along bottom edge of front board, light wear on edges and spine but o/w very… Read more
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Mabel: Hollywood's First I-Don't-Care Girl

by Harper Fussell, Betty

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Minotavros Books
Published
1982
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Fine
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1st Edition
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New Haven & New YOrk: Ticknor & Fields, 1982. 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Near Fine. 8vo. Full brown cloth. xiii, 239 pp. [32] pp. B&W plates of photos. Dust jacket is sunned to spine, bumped to spine head, some light edge wear. Joan Harlow, Judy Garland, Marilyn Monroe - before them all there was Mabel Normand. Mabel was… Read more
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The Yellow House: Van Gogh, Gaugin, and Nine Turbulent Weeks in Arles

by Gayford, Martin

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Published
2006
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Fine
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1st Edition
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New York: Little, Brown, and Company, 2006. 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. 8vo. Yellow paper spine over yellow paper boards. Pictorial endpapers depicting Van Gogh's "Sunflowers." xii, 339 pp. B&W illustrations in-text. Slight bruising to spine ends, else fine in fine dust jacket. From October to December 1888, Paul Gaugin shared a yellow house in the south of… Read more
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A Pirate of Exquisite Mind: Explorer, Naturalist, and Buccanneer : The Life Of William Dampier

by Preston, Diana and Michael Preston

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Minotavros Books
Published
2004
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Fine
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1st Edition
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Toronto: Viking Canada, 2004. 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. 8vo. Quarter black cloth, grey cloth boards. Map endpapers. ix, 372 pp. B&W illustrations in-text. Very light rubbing to spine ends, else fine in fine jacket. At a time when surviving a voyage across the Pacific was cause for celebration, William Dampier journeyed three times around the world, sailing… Read more
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