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My Life - The Rise and Fall of a Dictator

by Trotsky, Leon

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Published
1930
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Fair
Edition
First English Edition
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London: Thornton Butterworth, Limited, 1930. Book. Fair. Hardcover. First English Edition. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. [6]-512 pp. Index. Black and white photo frontispiece photo of Trotsky [1879-1940]. A sound working copy of this tumultuous and impactful life story published in the year following Trotsky's exile from the Soviet Union and ten years before his murder… Read more
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Hausfrau at War - A German Woman's Account of Life in Hitler's Reich

by Wendel, Else; Winncroft, Eileen

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Published
1957
Condition
Good
Edition
First Edition
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$750.00

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London: Odhams Press Limited, 1957. Book. Illus. by Smith, Rupert (dust jacket). Good. Hardcover. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. [8]-255p. Black and white photographic plates. "A dramatic and moving account by an ordinary German housewife of everyday life in wartime Berlin. Three years of devastating Allied air attacks and mounting German defeats in… Read more
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Ghost of the Hardy Boys - An Autobiography by Leslie McFarlane

by McFarlane, Leslie

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Published
1976
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
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9780846701576
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$2,500.00

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USA: Methuen, 1976. Book. Fine. Hardcover. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. [10], 211 pages. "In this work it is not only a ghost writer of the immortal Hardy Boys who speaks to us: here is a sensitive man who delights in recollection and his charmed readers will rejoice with him. McFarlane's (1902-77) memoirs have… Read more
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An Uncommon Canadian - The Story of Auxiliary Board Member Fred Graham

by Sims, Dale

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Published
2013
Condition
Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
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9780991924608
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Canada: Dale Sims, 2013. Book. Very Good. Paperback. 1st Edition. xvi, 220 pp. Black and white photographic plates. "Following the turmoil of the Great Depression and the Second World War, and the early development of the Baha'i Faith in Canada, came a story of a man of humble beginnings who, with his own trials and testings and an… Read more
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"J8" A Chronicle of the Neglected Truth About Henry Ford and the Ford Motor Company [Co.]

by Cuningham, W[alter].M.

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Published
1931
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Good
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First Edition
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Detroit: North American Publishing Co., 1931. Book. Good. Paperback. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. This work takes its title, in part, from Mr. Ford's "Dearborn Independent" magazine which declared itself the "Chronicler of the Neglected Truth". Mr. Cuningham spent five years in the employ of the Ford Motor Company in several departments, including Advertising and… Read more
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Horse and Buggy West - A Boyhood on the Last Frontier

by O'Connor, Jack

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Published
1969
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Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1969. Book. Illus. by Boker, Irving. Very Good. Hardcover. Signed by Author(s). First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Signed by Jack O'Connor upon front free endpaper with "My Best Wishes." x, [3]-302 p. Black and white illustrations. "Jack O'Connor [1902-1978] grew up in Tempe, Arizona, in those days… Read more
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Shadd: The Life and Times of Mary Shadd Cary

by Bearden, Jim; Butler, Linda Jean [Signed]

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Published
1977
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780919600744
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$295.00

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Toronto, ON, Canada: N C Press, Limited, 1977. Book. Very Good. Paperback. Signed by Author(s). First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Signed and dated, without inscription, by both authors upon title page. pp. 233, [25]. Footnotes, bibliography and index. Black and white diagrams and reproductions of archival photos. "Shadd was the first black… Read more
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Forty Years in Canada - Reminiscences of the Great North-West With Some Account of His Service in South Africa [The Ryerson Archive Series]

by Steele, Samuel B.; Colmer, J.G. [Introduction]

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Published
1972
Condition
Good
Edition
Facsimile Reprint
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Toronto: McGraw-Hill Ryerson Limited/Maclean Hunter Limited, 1972. Book. Good. Hardcover. Facsimile Reprint. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. "Samuel Benfield Steele [1851-1919] joined the Canadian Militia, fought against the Fenians, and was on the Red River Expedition against Louis Riel's Metis. He joined the North-West Mounted Police and was involved in many of the historic episodes of the… Read more
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A Good Life in a Good Place

by Barnard, Frank [Douglas]

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Published
2010
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Fine
Edition
First Edition
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$195.00

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Canada: Patsy Alford, 2010. Book. Fine. Hardcover. First Edition. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. 105 pages. Generously illustrated with reproductions of colour and black and white photos. The fascinating autobiography of Frank Barnard who, after serving in WWII, returned to Canada and went on to a successful business career in the tree seed business. Clean… Read more
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A Reformer on the Throne: Sultan Qaboos bin Said Al Said

by Plekhanov, Sergey

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Published
2004
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9781900724708
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$395.00

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London: Trident Press Ltd, 2004. Book. Fine. Hardcover. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. pp. 280. Many colour and black and white photos. "Painting a portrait of Sultan Qaboos against the rich historical backdrop of this intriguing country and of the ruling dynasty that has governed Oman for more than 250 years, Sergey Plekhanov unveils… Read more
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The Fair Land, Saanich

by Bell, Betty (Signed)

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Published
1982
Condition
Fair
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780919203044
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Victoria, B.C.: Sono Nis Press, 1982. Book. Illus. by Bell, Alistair (map). Fair. Paperback. Signed by Author(s). First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Signed and inscribed by author to noted Canadian author George Woodcock and his wife, "George and Inge" atop half-title page. 132 pages. Bibliography. Index. Black and white photographic plates. … Read more
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I Am Nokomis, Too: The Biography of Verna Patronella Johnston

by Vanderburgh, R[osamond] M.

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Published
1977
Condition
Fair
Edition
First Paperback Printing
ISBN
9780773600614
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$195.00

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Canada: General Publishing Co. Limited, 1977. Book. Illus. by Odjig. Fair. Paperback. First Paperback Printing. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 247 pages. Footnotes. Frontispiece illustration of subject. Sepia-tone reproductions of archival photos. "In this story of Verna as 'Nokomis' (grandmother, knowledgeable and respected Ojibwa elder) the values, beliefs and contributions of this Indian are… Read more
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Walking on Air

by Beaudoin, Ted

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Published
1986
Condition
Fair
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780921531005
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Vernon, BC: Paramount House, 1986. Book. Illus. by Cook, C.. Fair. Paperback. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. This is "a book of many things; a collage of men, women, events, accidents and incidents spinning about the life of the first Chief Pilot of Canadian Pacific Air Lines - Sheldon Luck, a member of Canada's Aviation Hall… Read more
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Canadian Art [Magazine] Vol. Viii, Number 3, Spring 1951 - Georgian Bay Legacy / Aleksandre Bercovitch, 1893-1951

by Bell, Andrew; Panton, L.A.C.; Ayre, Robert; Comfort, Charles; Reinblat, M.; Buchanan, Donald W.; Glover, Guy; Scott, Charles H.

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Published
1951
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Fair
Edition
First Edition
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Ottawa: Canadian Art, 1951. Book. Fair. Single Issue Magazine. First Edition. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. pp. [9], 94-144. Features: Painters in Water Colour - A Silver Jubilee Exhibition; Academies by any other Name - Some Provoking Observations; Creative Craftsmanship in Jewellery; Georgian Bay Legacy; Aleksandre Bercovitch, 1893-1951; Jack Shadbolt Explores a World of Roots and Seeds;… Read more
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Above the Forks

by Zarn, George [Signed]

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Published
1978
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Good
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First Edition
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Canada: Self-Published (Van Coillie, Dries), 1978. Book. Good. Hardcover. Signed by Author(s). First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Signed, without inscription, by George Zarn upon front free endpaper. Zarn was also known as "The Hired Hand at Idlewood Farm". "Set in southern rural Alberta, [this book] takes a nostalgic look at life during the Thirties… Read more
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Where the Forest Trail Meets the River

by Rintala, Larry [Signed]

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Published
2011
Condition
Very Good
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First Edition
ISBN
9780987728906
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$99.95

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Canada: Self-Published (Van Coillie, Dries), 2011. Book. Very Good. Paperback. Signed by Author(s). First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Signed by author upon title page. Includes promotional bookmark. 192 pages. Occasional black and white reproductions of archival photos. "The true story of a boy who grew up on a farm near the Nanaimo… Read more
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Stuart James Schofield 1883-1947

by Williams, M.Y.

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Published
1948
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Good
Edition
First Edition Thus
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Canada: Royal Society of Canada, 1948. Book. Good. Paperback. First Edition Thus. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. pp. 107-113. Reprinted from the Proceedings of the Royal Society of Canada, 1948. "Schofield was a geologist who established the age of the Coast Range of British Columbia and proved the former existence of the old land of Cascadia… Read more
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2,355 Days - A POW's Story

by Nasmyth, Spike [Signed]

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Published
1991
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Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780517584200
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New York: Orion Books, 1991. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. Signed by Author(s). First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Signed and inscribed by author to a friend atop front free endpaper. 264 pages. Index. Black and white photographic plates. "Spike Nasmyth tells the harrowing tale of his six and a half years as a… Read more
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Coronet Magazine, April [Apr.] 1947, Vol. 21, No. 6, Whole No. 126: Norman Rockwell - A Great Living American

by Pollack, Jack H.; Et al

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Published
1947
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Good
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First Edition
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Chicago: Esquire Inc., 1947. Book. Illus. by Ekman, Stanley. Good. Single Issue Magazine. First Edition. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. 194 pages. Features: The Rise and Decline of George Pullman; Meet America's Drummer Man - William F. Ludwig; George F. Foley is King of the Dog Shows; Industrial Physician Louis Schwartz; Secrets of Comic-Strip Artist Milton Caniff;… Read more
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Canadian Capers: A Seaman's Account of Intrigues and Voyages Through the Corporate Jungle

by Stokke, Svein; Heal, S.C.

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Published
2009
Condition
Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9781895590425
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Vancouver, Canada: Cordillera Books, 2009. Book. Good. Paperback. First Edition. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. pp. x, 187. BibIiography. Index. Many black and white reproductions of archival photos. Presents the fascinating life story of Svein Stokke and his successful career in the shipping business. Involves companies such as: Canadian Transport Company, Star… Read more
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